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April 28, 2011

RSF Association survey reveals some surprising results BY KAREN BILLING STAFF WRITER The results are in from the Rancho Santa Fe Association’s Long Range Planning Committee’s survey, painting a picture of who lives in the Covenant, how content they are with the way things work and what they see as the most important issues in the community over the next 10 years. The Association board went over the results at its April 21 meeting and were intrigued by what the survey discovered about the Covenant’s demographics. Fifty-two percent of Rancho Santa Fe residents are ages 55 to 74 and 68 percent do not have children. Only eight percent of those with children have kids under the age of 5. Forty-eight percent have children in the 14 to 18 age range. Rancho Santa Fe’s population is a stable one, as 76 percent of residents have lived here longer than 10 years. The four-page survey was sent out in January and had a 46 percent return rate — of the 1,768 mailed, 805 were returned. “When it comes to mail-outs — in this day and age — that’s pretty good,” said Claire Booth of Lux Insights, the market research consultant hired by the Association to handle the survey. See SURVEY, page 30

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Easter Bunny comes to RSF! Marc Guzman, and Grace and Tom Leptich enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny at the RSF Golf Club’s festive egg-hunting event on April 24. See more inside. Photo/Jon Clark

Water district cuts costs from next year’s budget BY JOE TASH Santa Fe Irrigation District directors agreed to cut more than $800,000 in expenses from next year’s budget during a special workshop session held on Monday, April 25. The cuts include trimming $520,000 from the water district’s operating budget, and a decision by the board not to make a $311,000 payment into a trust fund for future retiree health benefits, from the spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The current year’s operating budget, including debt ser-

vice, is $22.8 million. During the workshop, directors provided guidance to staff as they prepare next year’s budget. Among the questions the board considered was how much the San Diego County Water Authority — the district’s supplier of imported water — will increase its water rates next year, and how much local water from Lake Hodges will be available. The district has been told by the water authority that the cost of imported water will rise between 9.5 and 17.8 percent next year, but a firm number won’t be

available for about a month. In the meantime, directors told staff to build a 14 percent increase into next year’s budget. Directors also told staff to plan for meeting about half of the district’s water needs with local water from Lake Hodges, which is full from this winter’s above-average rainfall. The district expects to need 10,750-acrefeet of water to serve its customers this year, a number that has been declining in recent years due to conservation efforts, rising water

It was a beautiful day on the links for a great cause at the “Tee It Up For Foster Teens” 7th annual golf tournament, dinner and auction held by Friends of San Pasqual Academy at the Santaluz Club. All proceeds go to the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy. (Top) Supervisor Greg Cox, Joe Heslin, Judy Heslin, Linda Gallagher, Mike Gallagher; (Above bottom) Quentin Jammer, Supervisor Ron Roberts. See more inside. Photo/Jon Clark

Rancho Santa Fe School District receiving delayed state funding BY KAREN BILLING Better late than never, the Rancho Santa Fe School District recently received $6.4 million of supplemental grant funding from the state that was delayed from last year. An additional $1.8 million is on the way, bringing the total they will receive from the state for modernization, new construction and overcrowded relief to $8.3 million. The money will be used to complete the district’s renovation project, adding in some of the things they had to take out when they found out their state funding was delayed—items such as classroom furniture and equipment, access control and security equipment, science discovery pond, and the ability to make the Performing Arts Center “school ready” by purchasing chairs, sound, lighting and a curtain for the stage, which is set to arrive next week.

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The funds will also be used to complete the plans for the new artificial turf field and running track. Additionally, the funds will be used to repay money owed from developer fees and the general fund. “We were hoping for about $4 million but we were able to maximize our eligibility,” said district superintendent Lindy Delaney. “We’re thrilled. It feels like years of work paying off for something good for the school district.” The money is tagged specifically for the facility improvements, it cannot be used for operations, to pay for teachers or supplies. “The money is great in terms of making the district whole after it strained to complete the renovation, “ said Tom Shepard, a longtime consultant of the district’s “But it doesn’t eliminate the need for community See SCHOOL, page 26

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RSF Association board candidates offer a wealth of experience Three candidates will vie for two seats in this year’s RSF Association board election. Ann Boon, Ann Mercer and Larry Spitcaufsky are the candidates who are seeking the two seats being vacated by outgoing board members Tom Lang and Deb Plummer. Ann Boon: Years in RSF: I moved to Rancho Santa Fe from St. Louis with my husband four years ago. Education: University of Pennsylvania, BA; Wharton School of Business, MBA Professional experience: My business career included work in finance and strategic planning for public and private companies, and partnering with my husband in our investment business. Community activities: I currently serve on RSF’s Finance, Roads and Planning, and Long-Range Planning Committees. I sit on the Rancho Riding Club and Friends of San Pasqual Academy boards. In St. Louis, I volunteered for various nonprofit organizations and was elected to three terms on the local school board.

The Association’s Annual Meeting will be held on May 12 at the RSF Garden Club and candidate election ballots will be mailed out to all registered Association members that day. Ballots must be returned to the RSF Association offices by June 13 at 5 p.m., according to RSF Association Manager

Larry Spitcaufsky: Years in RSF: I have lived in the Covenant for almost seven years. Professional Experience: I have been majority owner and managing partner of a highly diversified group of successful businesses. Community Activities: I have been the president of the Rancho Riding Club for the past four years.

Ann Mercer: Years Lived in RSF: 23 years (since 1988) Education: Pasadena High School, San Diego State University Professional Experience: Retired TWA Flight Attendant Community Activities: Junior League of San Diego, Beach & Country Guild, Children’s Hospital, Las Duenas, National Charity League with her daughters, as well as various school and community committees with her daughters.

SDG&E pole replacement to take place in Covenant As a result of the fires of 2007, SDG&E is in the process of switching out wooden poles for steel poles at the directive of the California Public Utilities Commission. Poles will be replaced within the Covenant on a transmission line starting south of Del Dios Highway/east of La Valle Plateada and continuing eastward to the edge of the Covenant. The existing wood poles range from 45-75 feet and are typically 20 inches in diameter. The new steel poles will be taller and a little wider — 45 to 90 feet, with a diameter of 30 inches. Further decreasing the risk for fire, the poles will

Pete Smith. Below are candidate biographies and photos in alphabetical order. Next issue, look for answers to questions submitted to the candidates.

also be spaced farther apart to prevent the wires arcing together in high wind conditions. Ivan Holler, Covenant administrator, said SDG&E’s initial plan was for the poles to be galvanized silver, but the Association was able to get SDG&E to agree to Corten steel (a reddish-brown appearance) instead. The rust look will more closely resemble the wood and blend in better with the surrounding environment, Holler said. — Karen Billing

Enter Review’s ‘Mother-Daughter Look-Alike’ contest on the web We are one month into our online community contests and the results are nothing short of amazing. So many readers have already enter the contest by submitting a photo of their favorite garden. Come the beginning of May we will be ending the “My Favorite Garden” contest and starting the “Mother-Daughter Look-Alike” contest sponsored by Rancho Santa Fe Estate and Fine Jewelry. During the entire month of May, readers will be able to go to ranchosantafereview.com/contests and submit their mother-daughter look-alike photo. Submitting a photo takes only seconds and the winners will receive a $150 Rancho Santa Fe Estate and Fine Jewelry gift certificate. The winners are chosen based on 45 percent views and 55 percent editorial judgment. Also, do not forget to check out ranchosantafereview. com for the best local news Rancho Santa Fe has to offer.

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SD City Council approves Flower Hill Promenade upgrade in unanimous vote The San Diego City Council voted last unanimously to approve the revitalization of Protea Properties’ Flower Hill Promenade shopping center. This decision, which follows favorable votes from the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board and City of San Diego Planning Commission, represents the final approval needed to allow construction to begin. “We are thrilled the City Council voted to support the revitalization,” said Jeffrey Essakow, president of Protea Properties. “This decisive victory reflects seven years of work developing a plan in concert with the community that will bring the type of center that this community deserves.” Prior to the vote, the City Council heard positive testimony from neighbors, tenants and shoppers from the center. A number of other supporters attended the hearing wearing stickers that said “Yes on Flower Hill!” Representatives from Spindrift, a community of 144 homes located directly north of the shopping center, were particularly persuasive advocates for the revitalization. “After working closely with Protea to refine the revitalization plans over the course of several months, we are pleased to see the City Council allow this project to move forward,” said Horace Dietrich, president of the Spindrift Homeowners Association. “We believe these kinds of changes are definitely needed and will provide significant benefits to our community.” Spindrift residents initially expressed concerns about the revitalization due to the potential realignment of Flower Hill Drive, which is located on the shopping center’s property and serves as the only access to Spindrift. The City originally proposed to move Flower Hill Drive north of Taste of Thai restaurant. At the community’s request, Protea amended its plans to maintain Flower Hill Drive in its current position and recirculated the project’s environmental document. As a result, the Spindrift Homeowners Association voted unanimously to support the revitalization. The proposed project will add new shops, boutique office space, a parking structure tucked into the hillside and a Whole Foods market. The revitalization will also refresh the existing shopping center and its collection of unique boutiques and locally-owned shops. The project is expected to open in 2012. — Submitted by Flower Hill Promenade

April 28, 2011

Jury refuses damage award but says school negligent BY KELLY WHEELER CITY NEWS SERVICE A jury refused Wednesday to award damages to a former La Jolla Country Day student who claimed she was bullied by classmates and that the school retaliated against her when she complained, but did find the school negligent. Desiree Bagby, now 18, sued in 2009, alleging she suffered emotional distress at the hands of top LJCD ad-

ministrators and that the school breached its contract with her to re-enroll for her junior year. After a four-week trial, jurors found that school headmaster Christopher Schuck and high school principal Roderick Jemison were not out of line in their dealings with Bagby, but found that LJCD was negligent and breached its contract with her. Both sides claimed vic-

tory. “This was the end of a very long process in which the school continually said that this was not a case of bullying, and the jury fully agreed,” said Chris Lavin, director of communications and marketing for La Jolla Country Day. “This was a young woman who, unfortunately, was facing expulsion from See JURY, page 26

County tops among rating agencies Despite a troubled economy, the County of San Diego has received high marks among the nation’s top rating agencies, Supervisor Pam Slater-Price announced Monday. “We have built a solid financial house,” Slater-Price said, “and that’s reflected in our ratings.” Standard and Poor’s and Fitch gave the County their highest ratings of AAA. Moody’s Investor Services rated the County at the second-highest level, Aa1. The high marks came as a result of the County’s conservative budgeting, spending reductions that mirror declines in revenue and low levels of debt. Released as part of $19.3 million in refinancing of the county’s Metropolitan Transit System Tower Complex in downtown San Diego, the ratings reflect a confidence among credit agencies that County officials are skilled money managers. “We do not believe the rating will change within the outlook’s two-year horizon due to our expectation that the County will likely maintain, what we consider, good financial performance and contingency reserves despite the recent economic downturn and uncertainty over state program funding,” a Standard and Poors statement said. The rating agencies noted that the County maintains substantial savings for economic uncertainties. “A dollar saved is a dollar earned,” Slater-Price said. “With to our conservative fiscal policies we can borrow money inexpensively should the need arise. When we are frugal with public dollars, the private sector is energized to create jobs and grow the economy.” — Submitted by Slater-Prices’ office.

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RSF student Mark Villalba receives Distinguished Scholarships at SMU RSF resident Mark Villalba, an 18-year-old senior at Santa Fe Christian High School, will be attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, this fall. Mark was awarded the SMU Distinguished Scholar Merit Scholarship as well as the Engineering Fellows Scholarship to attend. He will be a student at the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU and will be a member of SMU’s Centennial Class of 2015. During his years at Santa Fe Christian, Mark played varsity soccer and participated in a mission trip to France. He has also been active with his church, Horizon Christian Fellowship in Rancho Santa Fe, and plays competitive tennis.

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TPHS Foundation Rummage Sale is April 30 The annual Torrey Pines High School Foundation Rummage Sale, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Carmel Valley, is this Saturday, April 30, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Items for sale include furniture, antiques, children’s items, clothing, tools, books, art, lamps, sporting goods, jewelry and much more. Please help our local high school’s deserving students. All proceeds benefit TPHS students. For the first time this year, a delicious Pancake Breakfast will be offered as well. Coldwell Banker will be providing a document shredding drop off in the front of the school from 9: a.m. to noon. Limit three standard (12x15”) storage boxes. Donations are appreciated. The Rummage Sale will take place in the back parking lot of Torrey Pines High School, 3710 Del Mar Heights Road, San Diego, CA 92130. For more information call 858793-3551.

The Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) recently donated animal respirator kits to a dozen fire rescue crews serving coastal North County. Each of the crew received a kit with respirator masks designed to fit small, medium, and large pets. Photos/Trisha St. George – Helen Woodward Animal Center

Woodward Center donates life-saving masks for animal fire victims “Mouth-to-snout” resuscitation has been the only hope for animals suffering smoke inhalation…until now. The Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) recently donated animal respirator kits to a dozen fire rescue crews serving coastal North County. Each of the crew received a kit with respirator masks designed to fit small, medium, and large pets. “We saw a report about a dog in Long Beach that had been trapped in a burning building,” says HWAC spokesman John Van Zante. “The firefighters attached a pet respirator mask to their oxygen tank and administered treatment right there at the fire scene, saving the dog’s life.” Van Zante says that the news report touched the heart of HWAC Sponsorship Manager Nedra Abramson so much that she investigated whether the masks were being used in San Diego County. “Nedra learned that most of the fire department officials she spoke with had pets at home, but she couldn’t find one single fire crew in the county that had a pet respirator kit.” “Helen Woodward Animal Center is in the business of saving lives,” says HWAC President Mike Arms. Eighty percent of the pets adopted from the Center are transferred from shelters and rescue groups that are overcrowded, can’t afford to keep them, or have just run out of time. Providing these kits for the firefighters is an extension of the work that we’re already doing.” For more information about Helen Woodward Animal Center call 858-756-4117, log on to www.animalcenter.org, or visit the Center at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe.

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Physician/writer scores big with his epic first novel Editor’s note: Stanford University professor of medicine Dr. Abraham Verghese, author of two memoirs and the best-selling novel, “Cutting for Stone,” was the guest speaker at the April 19 luncheon of the Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society at The Grand Del Mar. The luncheon series is sponsored by Northern Trust, the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center and this newspaper. The next and final luncheon of the 2010-2011 series on May 12 will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham and his latest book, “By Nightfall.”

BY ARTHUR LIGHTBOURN CONTRIBUTOR For working physician Abraham Verghese, what began simply as an image he had in his mind of a young beautiful missionary nun giving birth to a child in a convent far away from her home, was transformed over a period of eight years into an extraordinary 534-page epic first novel, “Cutting for Stone,” that has climbed steadily up the bestseller charts since it was published 27 months ago. “And for those of you involved in writing a novel,” Verghese told an overflow audience at the April 19 luncheon of the Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society, “I hope you have a hell of a lot more to go on than that.” But for Dr. Verghese (pronounced: ‘Ver-geese’),

that trial-and-error approach was the way he chose to “push forward” in order to create what has become a cast of memorable characters in a story spanning decades and generations from India, to Ethiopia, to an inner-city hospital in New York City. The narrator, who begins his story in the womb, is the first-born of identical twin boys, born by Caesarian to a nun in a mission hospital in Ethiopia, abandoned by the English surgeon suspected of being their father, and adopted by an Indian couple, both physicians, who worked at the mission hospital. The story tracks the lives of the twins, both who become doctors, as they grow to manhood with dramatically different personalities through times of political turmoil in Ethiopia while haunted by the nagging questions about their mother, Sister Mary Joseph Praise, who died birthing the twins, and the man thought to be their father, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Thomas Stone. “Cutting for Stone,” a title derived from the physicians’ Hippocratic Oath, has been optioned for a movie by Anonymous Content, the producers of the much-acclaimed films, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Babel.” As for Verghese, well,

Abraham Verghese with his book ‘Cutting for Stone’ PHOTO: JON CLARK

he’s continuing his day job as a physician while enjoying time off from writing before hunkering down for possibly another marathon effort to create another novel, “unless a compelling non-fiction story comes to mind.” In the meantime, he writes the occasional op-ed or book review. We interviewed Verghese in the library of The Grand Del Mar prior to his luncheon talk. Verghese, 55, is a clinician at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, a professor for the theory and practice of medicine, and se-

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nior associate chair of the department of internal medicine. He was born in Ethiopia in 1955 of Indian parents who had been hired by Emperor Haile Selassie as teachers to work in a school near the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. When Selassie was deposed in 1974, Verghese briefly joined his parents who had moved to the U.S. and where he worked as an orderly before going to India to earn his medical degree at Madras Medical College in 1979 and complete his internship. Returning to America for his residency, he discovered only the less popular hospitals and communities were willing to accept foreign medical graduates, an experience he details in an early New Yorker magazine article, “The Cowpath to America,” and later in his first best-selling memoir, “My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story.” He did his residency (1980-83) at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee, followed by a fellowship in infectious disease at Boston University School of Medicine. While working at Boston City Hospital for two years, he witnessed the beginning of the urban epidemic of HIV in that city. Returning to Johnson

City (population: 50,000), as a tenured assistant professor of medicine, he soon found himself involved in his second AIDS epidemic but now in a rural setting. It was thought that he might have one or two patients a year in Johnson City afflicted with the deadly virus, but to everyone’s surprise, he found himself with more than 100 patients at a time when there were no known effective treatments for AIDS except words of comfort. He discovered that many young gay men who earlier had fled the confines and judgmental prejudices of their small hometowns for a freer life in the big cities were returning to their hometowns and families to die as terminal AIDS patients. Verghese wrote a scientific paper on the phenomenon of the AIDS epidemic in a small town, but he felt there was a better way to tell the whole story and its effects on the patients, their families, their caretakers and the doctors who tried to help them. “I felt my scientific paper didn’t begin to capture the whole dimension of it,” he said. “That’s when I took myself more seriously as a writer and wanted to tell the story of HIV as I lived through it.” After working with HIV

in Tennessee, he recalled, “I was burnt out. I told myself I needed a break otherwise I would not survive. And I decided to take a sabbatical of some sort, some how.” He discovered that the only criteria needed for admission to the prestigious Iowa Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa were two short stories. “I sent them in and they took me and I went,” he said. He was in his mid30s at the time. “It was a big leap of faith because I cashed in my tenure and retirement plan, and took my young family there.” While at Iowa, he worked one day a week at an HIV clinic to help with his expenses and to keep his sense of bearing “because I see myself fundamentally as a physician and that’s how I view the world.” “The writers workshop itself, you’ll be surprised to learn,” he said, “only meets one day a week,” to discuss and critique the participants’ two submitted short stories. The remainder of his year-and-half at the workshop, was devoted to writing “to discover your voice,” and “catching up” by reading more than a dozen books a week by authors he wanted to study. He earned his master of fine arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1991.

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Writer, who reluctantly joined digital revolution, gaining international readership as e-Author of ‘chick lit’ novels BY ARTHUR LIGHTBOURN Contributor Dee DeTarsio, a former TV producer/writer, is convinced that life (i.e. “the universe”) gives us “clues” every once in awhile on how to proceed. “Sometimes things happen that direct you to a certain path.” Take the time, about eight months ago, when, after laboring for 10 years writing women’s ‘chick lit’ fiction novels that never found a publisher, suddenly her agent, actually her third agent, became a recession casualty and lost her job. DeTarsio, mother of two college-age children, had written some seven novels, had lots of encouragement along the way, but no sales — and now, no agent. How’s that for a “clue!” “I was devastated,” she recalls, “and went into a real funk.” That’s when her husband, a television director of photography and practical guy, suggested, “Get it on Amazon.” He had bought DeTarsio a Kindle, the portable e-book

reader, for Christmas a few years back, but she knew virtually nothing about the intricacies of e-publishing, and then there was this “stigma” she felt about self-publishing. She thought about it and finally, like one of those damsels in distress in her novels, she “took matters into my own hands and joined the digital revolution.” “There still is kind of a stigma about e-publishing and self-publishing,” she admits, “but I decided, ‘I’m gonna do it.’ And I’m so glad I did. “No one read my books before and now I have 10,000 people who have read my books — two novels and a novella published already and three more novels on deck and ready to go.” Her first Amazon Kindle novel, “The Scent of Jade,” priced at $2.99, published last October, is a quirky action-adventure that follows a woman lost in the Costa Rican rainforest with an ancient idol that may hold secrets to global warming — a sort of a combination of “Romancing the Stone” meets “Survivor.” The idea of writing an

Quick Facts Name: Dee DeTarsio Distinction: Former local TV producer/writer Dee DeTarsio, who joined the digital revolution, is gaining international readership as an eAuthor of chick lit novels after 10 years of trying to publish through traditional literary print publishers. Born: Fremont, Ohio Education: B.A. in communications with emphasis in mass media, Ohio State University, 1982 Family: Married to television director of photography John DeTarsio. They have two children: Tyler, 21, and Gianna, 19, both communications students at Cal State San Marcos. Favorite TV: “The Soup” on E! Entertainment Television and HG (Home and Gardens) TV Recent reading: “Daughters of Rome,” by Kate Quinn; and “Heads, You Lose,” by Lisa Lutz Physical regimen: Daily workouts at the Pacific Athletic Club Philosophy: “Life gives us clues along the way.”

action-adventure chick-lit was triggered, she said, by an observation made by her husband. “He’s a really great editor,” she said. She reads her manuscripts to him at night when they are in bed. One night, he said, “Boy, women sure do think a lot. Can’t you blow something up or kill somebody.” Good idea, she thought, for her, a departure from traditional chick lit. “Women are good multi-taskers. We can have deep thoughts even while we’re on the run with a jade monkey in the jungle. That novel was so much fun to write.” She is currently working on a screenplay adaptation of “The Scent of Jade.” To spur on the marketing, she added a novella, at the almost give-away price of 99 cents, “Til Somebody Loves You,” a chick lit set in Chicago which portrays a “damsel in distress” copywriter’s search for her one true love. And, she just published her third work, another women’s fiction novel, “The Kitchen Sink,” which she still has to promote, but it is already finding a readership. In three months, DeTarsio’s works attracted more than 3,000 downloads, and, depending on the day, was #60 in the Amazon Kindle humor category, #70 in romantic suspense, and reached #6 on Amazon.com romantic fiction in Great Britain. We interviewed DeTarsio in her local home. She’s a super-energy mother of two college-age children. Before she became a stay-at-home mom, she used to make her living as a television producer/writer, freelancer and marketing director. DeTarsio was born Dee Frampton in Fremont, Ohio, the “classic” middle child and in a family of five sisters. Her dad is a retired plumbing and heating contractor and former gas station owner. Her mom was an insurance sales rep. Although her father was never famous, she likes to say, and her mother never beat her (that hard), she suspects that one of her sisters is a vampire. After earning a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in mass media from Ohio State University in 1982, she left the cold of Ohio for a job as a TV

Author Dee DeTarsio (PHOTO: JON CLARK) news producer at a TV station in Tucson, Arizona, ironically with the call letters KOLD-TV, where she worked for three years and met her future husband, John DeTarsio, who was a cameraman. The couple subsequently moved to San Diego; he, working in television and she, initially joining SeaWorld’s entertainment department as a producer/writer, and then signing on with the NBC affiliate 7/39 as a public affairs producer/writer and associate producer of the Larry Himmel live comedy show. “Then I got pregnant with Tyler (her first-born) and I was an at-home mom, but also did freelance producing and writing for television and then went to the print side as a writer in the marketing department of Children’s Hospital and later as marketing director of a cosmetic dermatology group, where I got free Botox.” And through all that, she filled hundreds of “sticky notes” with story ideas for her favorite genre, women’s fiction, and even wrote a novel, “which will never see the light of day, but it was fun.” “I write what I like to read, women’s fiction and chick lit, and I’m a ‘happilyever-after’ kind of girl. It’s re-

ally hard for me to read sad endings. I feel ripped off.” Two of her favorite authors are Susan Isaacs, one of the early women’s fiction writers, whose characters tend to be funny, smart and mouthy, but can be a damsel in distress and can also save their own day; and Irish writer Marian Keyes, a skillful story-teller with wit and marvelously funny characters. Although her first attempt at a novel was never published, it did result in her getting her first of eventually three agents, which encouraged her to keep on writing, and motivated her to take a writing class at UCSD called ‘Unmuddling the Middle’ taught by author Janice Steinberg. “That was my first exposure of letting people, who were unrelated to me, read my stuff and tell me what they liked and what they didn’t, and it was mortifying,” she said. “You’re so vulnerable.” But, she conceded, it was an invaluable way for her to learn and grow as a writer. That writing class then led to her being invited to join a book-writing group that she has been with now for four years and that has helped her in editing her manuscripts.

She hired a friend who is a graphic artist and photographer to create covers for her books. (“A dog cover can sink your ship,” she warns.) And she commissioned professionals online in India to format her books so they could be uploaded correctly to Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook. To get her books on Apple’s iPad, she also had to go through one of eight aggregate suppliers. “One of them is called Smashwords, an online book source, and that’s who I used. By publishing myself, through Smashwords, I was able to get on the Apple iBookstore for the iPad, as well as the Sony e-reader, Diesel, Kobo and the Nook. And, of course, you have to pay to have your Website designed. “You want to be as professional and serious-looking to compete with authors with publishing contracts. That’s the goal.” Since last October, she sold 4,000 books through Amazon and 6,000 books through Smashwords. What she loves most about her life as an e-writer is writing. What she likes least is having to self-promote. “It stinks,” she insists, but as an eAuthor, it is absolutely essential, she believes. “Since we don’t have a physical ‘tree book’ to sell, eAuthors have to work extra hard to find a spot on readers’ bookshelves.” No easy job, she said, because “there are millions of me out there,” e-Authors trying to sell their books. “You just have to hope you have a good story to tell and that people find you.” Drawing on her marketing savvy, she has offered giveaways as incentives, free Kindle egift books from Amazon and gift certificates on the Nook, as well as PDF files for people without eReaders. Her e-books are priced between 99 cents and $2.99 per book. She receives a royalty of 35 percent on her 99cent books and 70 percent on her higher priced books. She is beginning to see some profit. “I’ve made my costs back,” she says happily, “but the villa in Italy still remains a fantasy.”


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Del Sol Lions Club to celebrate Mardi Gras for a good cause BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer The Del Sol Lions Club is inviting the community to join in a Mardi Gras-themed celebration on Saturday, May 14, complete with live entertainment, casino games, a silent auction, and dinner — all to raise money for two worthy local charities. The first annual fundraiser at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club will benefit Reality Changers, a nonprofit that helps disadvantaged youth become first-generation college students; and Saint Leo’s medical and dentals clinics, a volunteer-run operation that provides care to patients in extreme financial need. Both of these organizations were selected because they align with the Del Sol Lion’s goal of helping local disadvantaged youth and families at risk. “Teens completing Reality Changers are tomorrow’s suc-

cess stories,” said RSF resident Maria McEneany, a co-chair for the event. “They have demonstrated a lowered high school drop-out rate, increased college graduation rates, defied local homicide rates, broken the cycle of incarceration, decreased teenage pregnancy, and have no involvement with drugs or alcohol.” “Learning there is a lengthy waiting list for the Solana Beach Reality Changer Program and with concern over local youth drug and gang involvement, Reality Changers was chosen to provide at-risk teens the opportunity to participate in this program realizing they are our future leaders,” added Roz Hodgins, the other co-chair for this event. Though Saint Leo’s medical and dental clinics have a different mission, they are equally deserving of community support, added Del Sol Lions program director Linette Page. “We selected the clinics

recognizing they are in immediate need of costly equipment, medications, professional volunteers, specialists, and the ongoing support of Del Sol Lions as they service over 5,000 patients annually,” she said. “St. Leo’s Medical and Dental Clinics, through an all volunteer team of doctors, dentists, and medical professionals, provide comprehensive medical and dental services to the poorest of the working poor without insurance, who, except for emergencies, would be unable to obtain such services,” said Deacon Al Graff, one of three clinic founders. Both of these charities depend heavily upon support from the outside sources, and during the May 14 gala, the community will have a chance to give back to them in a big way. The festivities kick off with a 6 p.m. silent auction, which includes appetizers and a complimentary glass of champagne that patrons can enjoy while

Del Sol Lions Mardi Gras Who: Del Sol Lions Club What: A Mardi-Gras themed gala Where: Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive When: Saturday, May 14, at 6 p.m. browsing the more than $15,000-worth of items up for bid, including: dinner for eight in the VIP room of Tommy V’s; diamond earrings from the Diamond Boutique; golf lessons and a round at Lomas Santa Fe County Club; passes to the Turf Club; a day of sailing for four; and weekend getaways at Viceroy Hotels, Del Mar Hilton, Carmel Valley Double Tree, and L’Auberge — all prizes that will be auctioned-off to raise money for the beneficiary charities.

After the auction there will be dinner with a complimentary wine pour and the “Fund-a-Need” portion of the evening where patrons can donate toward specific items the beneficiary charities need. Each charity has put together a “wish list” that highlights basic needs, so, for example, if the St. Leo’s Medical Clinic needs a blood-pressure cuff, someone can donate specifically toward that. This will also be the time when the audience can learn more about each organization and hear from youths who have been through the Reality Changers program, and the volunteers who run Saint Leo’s medical and dental clinics. That will be followed by a Capoiera dance performance, and after that, patrons will be given $250-worth of play money for the on-sight casino room, where they enjoy poker, black jack, roulette, and craps. Patrons can also buy more play money, which also benefits the

charities. At the end of the evening they can turn in that play money for chips, which can then be exchanged for raffle tickets for prizes. Tickets to this event can be purchased for $125 per individual, or $1,000 for a table of 10. That ticket price includes appetizers and a glass of champagne, dinner and a wine pour, live entertainment, $250-worth of casino play money, and a fresh water pearl necklace from the Diamond Boutique. Because the event is Mardi Grasthemed, masks and beads are encouraged. The Del Sol Lions are still in need of sponsors for this event, with sponsorships ranging from $500 to $20,000. To purchase tickets or become an event sponsor, please email Maria McEneany at mdmceneany@aol.com or call her at 858-759-2620. For more information, visit www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/ delsol/

RSF Rady Auxiliary to hold blood drive May 4 The Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring its annual blood drive and celebration of health day Wednesday, May 4, from noon to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center located at 5970 La Sendita. Blood donors will be able to meet with members of the Cenergy Medical Group, a conventional and alternative based healthcare group, to learn more about this novel approach to

comprehensive and holistic wellness. Throughout the afternoon, donors will receive complimentary culinary treats provided by Delicias, and fresh brewed coffee and homemade pastries from Cafe Positano. Donors will also receive healthful organic produce provided by the Rancho Santa Fe Farmer’s Market. Childcare will also be available. The annual donation of a pint of blood provides supplemental coverage for the immediate family of the donor for the

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UCSD duo’s book suggests ways to close job gap BY KATHY DAY STFF WRITER Put two educators who develop programs for extended learning in a room with an economist who studies technology and innovation, and you’re bound to generate interesting discussion. In one particular case, the discussion evolved into the book: “Closing America’s Job Gap: How to Grow Companies and Land Good Jobs in the Age of Innovation.” Its authors are Mary Walshok, UCSD’s associate vice chancellor for public programs and dean of the University Extension program; Henry DeVries, UCSD assistant dean of Extension, and Tapan Munroe, an economist who specializes in environmental economics and analysis of the hightech industry. Walshok said she was getting ready to write a book about innovation and in talking with DeVres and with inspiration from Munroe, they decided that innovation alone wasn’t the right topic.

She had just returned from Washington, D.C., and talks about the state of the economy when they decided to key in on the fact that “America is not putting people to work,” she said in a recent interview, with DeVries interjecting, “It’s a jobless recovery.” “Too many Americans expect the old jobs to come back,” Walshok said. Instead, they should be looking at “what jobs are there and what job can I create for myself.” As they talked, both said, the book came into focus: How to close the jobs gap. “We built on our knowledge as educators,” she said, looking at retooling, re-skilling and re-educating. “We know that’s going to be essential across all jobs careers.” Instead of thinking just about innovation, they wrote about how technology can change careers. They split the book into two sections. One analyzes the job gap and “the disparity between the good jobs being created by small busines-

innovation in the U.S. and the lack of American workers with the skills to fill these jobs.” The other examines San Diego as a case study, looking at how it has used its universities, entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration and training to build its economy and applies those lessons to the workforce. The San Diego example, they write, shows that if a region is serious “about innovation and job creation” they should bring together the “research community, the entrepreneurs and investors, the economic developers, and the educators and workforce-training organizations.” The work wraps up with an extensive addendum they called “Deeper Reflections on Innovation and Job Creation.” Sixteen sectors are creating jobs today, DeVries said, citing health-information technology, data mining, and Spanish-English translation and interpretation. And in some instances, there is a shortage of qualified employees. He pointed to Northrop Grumman,

which has hundreds of openings in San Diego and Qualcomm, whose founder recently testified before Congrees about the need for visa programs so they can find enough engineers and technical people. The book tells individual stories of people closing the jobs gap. He cited one woman, who had been a trained as teacher. Unable to find a job in education, she took a position as a hotel desk clerk. Startled by the amount of waste the hotel generated, she started a recycling program and found a program offering a certificate in Sustainable Business Practices. After landing an internship in Pasadena with Waste Less Living, she is now a sales consult company, she teaching others – including children – how to reduce waste. The goal of programs that offer specialized training is to help people build a bridge from where they were to where the economy is going, Walshok noted. DeVreis added that their book is not just about training the workers. Em-

ployers, too, need to be aware of the jobs gap and offer time off for training as well as funding to improve and update their employees’ skills. The interviews they have done about the book across the country have reinforced the fact that “everything in America is local,” Walshok said. “If you are going to solve the jobs problem in Toledo, you will have to have a different set of skills than if you are in San Diego.” That points up the fallacy, she added, that we think national policies can solve

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Momo’s Applesauce success a family affair BY KAREN BILLING Staff Writer A Rancho Santa Fe couple is trying to bring their grandmother’s treasured applesauce into more homes with the distribution of Momo’s Applesauce. David and Christy Wise have successfully implemented their family’s much-loved recipe into stores such as Z’s Private Post in Cielo Village, MJ’s Deli in Mira Mesa, Gelson’s and Jimbos. It’s also available for purchase online. “It really sells itself,” said David Wise. “Every store we walk into says ‘yes.’ They like it because it’s local, it’s a better product and the label stands out.” The Momo’s Applesauce jar sold in stores comes with a painting of Momo on the label, her bright blue eyes and smile perfectly illustrated. “It so reflects her sweet face,” said Christy Wise. “I hope it goes far and

everybody likes it,” said Dolores “Momo” Wise. “If it really takes off then David and Christy will be rewarded for all their efforts,” Momo has been making her applesauce since 1947. Raising three boys, she was always looking for good foods to feed her children. “I would pick up a jar of applesauce and doctor it up with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg,” said Wise. “It wasn’t worth spending the money on it so I decided I’ll just make my own.” Wise uses a deliciously simple recipe: Granny Smith apples. “Those are the best,” she says. She mixes the apples with water, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. The applesauce is thick and chunky, sweet and easy to eat by the bowlful. “It’s good anywhere,” said Momo, who always puts her applesauce into apple pies and has also used it

for cookies and pancakes. Her jars of applesauce became gifts on the holidays and the family, which grew to include five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren, would fight over them. In addition to applesauce, she also spoils her family with baked goods such as brownies, muffins and cookies, as well as strawberry, apricot and pear preserves. ‘Today, with everything that’s going on, a gift that’s homemade is always more special,” Momo said. The applesauce is now made by Wise Family Foods, LLC, with apples from California and Washington states. They have production capacity to satisfy any demand from 150 to 150,000 cases while maintaining the quality and integrity of Momo’s “timehonored recipe.” To find out more, visit www.momosapplesauce. com.

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Bishop’s School backers rock on with Foreigner

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ock legends Foreigner headlined The Bishop’s School annual gala, “Say You Will,” on April 16, held on the school’s La Jolla campus. The dress code was “Rock ’n’ Roll Chic” as parents, alumni and friends bid on auction items, grazed the dinner stations and desserts ’n’ cheeses bar, then moved and grooved to a private concert by the band whose legacy includes the mega hits “Hot Blooded” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Cold as Ice,” “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Heart Turns to Stone,” and the ever-relevant “Say You Will.” PHOTOS: WILL PARSON

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Walk to Torrey Pines High, Carmel Creek Elementary, Solana Pacific Elementary and Carmel Valley Middle School!! Family size back yard!! Large family park at the end of the block!! Rich hardwood plank floors!! Wood shutters!! Carmel river stone exterior!! Air conditioning!! Professional landscaping!! Upgraded light fixtures!! Extremely usable garage with lots of extra storage!! Built-in bar-b-que!! Berber carpet!! 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 1,895 Square Feet

Model home condition nestled in private gated community!! Community park swimming pool and spa!! Wide open two story living room!! Excellent professional landscaping!! 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 1,876 Square Feet!!

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FREE SCHOOL!! Benefit from the Del Mar Schools without paying Mello Roos Tax!! Entertain for the holidays in your granite countertop kitchen!! Guests will be impressed with your remodeled baths!! Cul-de-sac location!! Other features include 1. All baths have granite countertops 2. New carpet 3. Walk to parks and school!! 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1,646 Square Feet!!

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GREENBELT VIEWS!! Low density complex!! No Mello Roos Tax!! Hardwood floors!! New carpet!! Complex features swimming pool, spa, 2 tennis courts and park!! Walk to schools and shopping!! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1,422 Square Feet!!

Rare opportunity to forget about stairs in this one level charmer!! Walk to Torrey Pines High and convenient shopping!! Forget about extra fees as there is no Mello Roos Tax!! Other features include air conditioning and security system!! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1,681 Square Feet!!

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Private cul-de-sac location!! One bedroom on main level with full bath and three other bedrooms on second level!! Short walk to Torrey Pines High School!! Remodeled kitchen and three remodeled baths!! Hardwood floors!! Crown molding!! Faux wood blinds!! Marble fireplace!! Built-in garage storage!! Overhead fans!! Air conditioning!! Security system!! 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2,163 Square Feet!!

Panoramic canyon views!! Over $200,000 in custom remodeling!! Stunning Rancho Santa Fe style kitchen with stainless Viking 6 burner range, double oven and microwave!! Built-in Miele espresso machine!! Granite and marble used on counters throughout!! Exquisite hardwood floors!! $60,000 professional home theater!! 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2,683 Square Feet!!

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Family size yard!! Bright & light corner location!! Ample size first floor bedroom with full bath!! Grand two story entry and living room!! Hardwood floors!! Large loft study area!! Security system!! Easy walk to park and Pacific Athletic Club!! 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2,828 Square Feet!!

Classically refined styling reminiscent of a New England Village!! Substantial main floor guest suite with sitting room and separate outside entry!! Time-honored curved stairway next to a cozy reading nook!! Generous secondary bedrooms!! Splendid master suite with separate reading area leading to an impressive master bath!! Epicurean granite kitchen with generous eating area and family room!! 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3,927 Square Feet!!

Laughter abounds as your family skips to Ocean Air School and Park minutes away!! Take in the morning air admiring the panoramic views from your back yard!! Guests will compliment your distinctive front door, rounded interior doors, wrought iron staircase, crown moldings and window casements!! Entertain comfortably in your granite counter kitchen with 6 burner Viking stove!! 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 3,120 Square Feet!!

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LARGE FAMILY SIZED BACK YARD!! Panoramic on canyon unobstructed views!! End of cul-de-sac location!! !Downstairs bedroom and full bath on main level plus another 1/2 bath on main level!! Handsome 24” travertine floors!! Striking elegant kitchen with top of the line granite! 4+1 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 3,275 Square Fe

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PLAY IN THE PARK!! Family fun with tag football in the park across the street!! Pack a lunch and go hiking in the canyon a rocks throw from your front door!! Impress your guests with the high style remodeled baths!! Thoughtfully planned main floor level office with 4 workstations that can be converted in 60 seconds to a guest suite via “Murphy Bed”!! 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, & 3,071 Square feet!!

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PASSIONATE ABOUT LUXURY & QUIET!! Magnificent canyon location with no power lines or street noise!! Sit in your spa or enjoy morning breakfast literally surrounded by nature!! This is a one of a kind Carmel Valley location with Rancho Santa Fe home upgrades!! As you approach to front, the spectacular iron doors lets you know yours is a home of distinction!! Easy walking distance of Ashley Falls Elementary school & park!! 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 3,197 Square Feet!!

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Fall in love with the panoramic canyon views while luxuriating in your private $50,000 pool & spa!! Save all your electric bill money with your fully installed $40,000 whole house solar electric system that virtually eliminates the electric bill!! 5 generous bedrooms plus a main floor office/bedroom with bath!! Easy walk to highly rated Sage Canyon Elementary School!! Gourmet chef center island granite kitchen with Viking range and dual convection ovens!! 5 Bedrooms, 4 baths, 3,783 Square Feet!!

Panoramic greenbelt view!! Elegant distressed hardwood floors!! Picturesque curved wrought iron staircase!! Easy walk to Ashley Falls Elementary!! Five bedrooms plus downstairs office / bedroom with private bath!! First class granite counters accent the epicurean kitchen with Double oven microwave and trash compactor!! 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, 3,656 Square Feet!!

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Mother’s Day Brunch, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and more at Ranch Clubhouse More than 500 Association members and their guests enjoyed the Ranch Clubhouse’s Easter Sunday Brunch. They were entertained by the Easter Bunny and the annual Easter egg hunt where children scooped up candy filled plastic eggs. The Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch on May 8 will again feature a fantastic array of brunch favorites including made to order omelets, breakfast meats, seafood including Alaskan King crab legs and jumbo shrimp just to mention a few of the extensive items offered. Naturally, the dessert station is a must stop with pastries and handmade chocolates. Seating’s are at 10 and 10:30, 12 and 12:30 and 2:15 and 2:30. The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will be Thursday, May 5, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Mexicanthemed buffet includes nacho bar, seven layer bean dip, assorted dips and hot sauces plus the classic Southwest Caesar Salad. Hot entrees include a taco bar of chicken or beef, a build your own tostada bar, classic cheese enchilada suizas, chicken tamales with mole, shrimp and beef fajitas and traditional refried beans and Mexican rice. Desserts include churros, Mexican flan, bunuellos and pepita rice pudding. For adults, frozen Margaritas, Mexican beers and Mexican coffee are available to add to the celebration.

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The Country Friends Spring Membership Luncheon is May 4 The Country Friends, “Helping People to Help Themselves Since 1954” cordially invites you and your guest(s) to the Spring Membership Luncheon on Wednesday May 4, at Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego 92128. Registration/social/ boutique shopping will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the noon luncheon and fashion show. To purchase your tickets, visit www.TheCountryFriends.org, or call 858-756-1192, ext 4.

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Canyon Crest student Jamie Hart prepares to rock the 2011 North County Idol competition Rock and Roll San Diego’s instructor Stellita Lindgren is working with Jamie Hart, a sophomore at Canyon Crest Academy to get her ready for the North County Stellita Lindgren (right) Idol competiand student Jamie Hart tion. Competing from Canyon Crest for the title of Academy High School North County (left). Idol will be the best singers from all the high schools in North County. Jamie does not mind putting in the work and says that she is the happiest when she is on stage. Vocal performance instructor Stellita really enjoys working with young performers.

“I am happy that I can share my years of performing experience and get them to the next level. These kids are the next generation artists,” Lindgren said. Lindgren is a veteran performer/vocalist with 20-plus years of experience. Rock and Roll San Diego, which just recently opened, offers instruction in live music performance, recording arts, videography, DJ-ing, live sound and lighting, band, tour and production management. The school is located at 3360 Sports Arena Blvd, Suite A San Diego, CA 92110. The North County Idol competition will be held on April 30 at the Proscenium Theater, Canyon Crest Academy campus, 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego, CA 92130. Show time is 6 p.m. and the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door, $5 for students, $7 for adults and free to all CCA students. For class information at Rock and Roll San Diego, contact 619-255-9594 or visit www.

Latin Festival to be held at RSF School R. Roger Rowe School is hold its first annual Latin Festival on Tuesday, May 17 from 2-4 p.m. in the school’s Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by the RSF Education Foundation and sponsored by Las Manos del Artesano Gallery, in La Jolla.The purpose of the event is to recognize and celebrate Latin Culture as an integral part of our school community. There will be a mariachi band and salsa dancers, hosted by Whirl Ballroom Dance in Flower Hill, who will perform a choreographed routine, as well as invite the public to learn the basics of this Latin dance. Other activities will include crafts for children and the opportunity to watch a Huichol artisan making his art. Latin food and art will be available for purchase. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the RSF Education Foundation.

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RSF students performing in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” The brainy and beautiful Belle yearns to escape her provincial life... and her brute of a suitor, Gaston. However, Belle gets more adventure than she wanted when she becomes a captive in the Beast’s enchanted castle! Dancing flatware, menacing wolves, and singing furniture fill the stage with thrills in this beloved fairy tale about very different people finding strength in one another and learning how to love. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature from Walt Disney and directed by Rayme Scaironi, this tale of love, compassion and magical adventure is recommended for all ages. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast runs Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 15. Show times are 7 p.m. on Fridays, and 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays with an ASL interpreted performance on Saturday, May 14. Tickets are $8 - $14. For ticket purchase and information, call San Diego Junior Theatre’s box office at (619) 239-8355 or visit Juniortheatre.com.

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Bauer’s Rare Bookstore stocks stacks of wonderful works BY JENNA JAY Contributor Bauer’s Rare Bookstore reinforces Alfred Bauer’s stance on the importance of preserving literature in its written form — a stark contrast to trends in technology with reading devices. “Kindle be gone!” he says. To that end, Bauer, 71, is a proponent of maintaining the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library at UCSD, which is in danger of closing under proposed budget cuts. His bookstore, one of a few in downtown La Jolla, carries on the tradition of ceiling-to-floor rows of shelves stocked with reading materials and Bauer plans to keep it that way. “Long live the timeless ‘hands on’ approach to reading and browsing,” Bauer said, “for whatever age, it is our fortune to be.” Bauer is also proprietor of the Alcala Gallery, 950 Silverado, the oldest plein-air art gallery in La Jolla. While he incorporates books about the gallery’s artists in his shop at the gallery, Bauer’s greatest literary findings are located in the alleyway behind Girard Avenue, facing onto Drury Lane.

If you go What: Bauer’s Rare Books, in its second year, buys and sells fine books and collections, and also accepts books on consignment. Where: 7466 Girard Ave. (facing Drury Lane) Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and by appointment Phone: (858) 551-5103 The pet-friendly Bauer’s Rare Books is a hidden gem. The shop features collections on subjects like the fine arts, architecture, photography and interior design, but the bookstore’s most impressive gems are its literary classics. Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald and even Dr. Seuss are VIPs here with several of their first editions available for purchase. “[I have] John Steinbeck, he’s very popular,” Bauer said. “Mark Twain, ‘Huckleberry Finn.’ It’s endless what I have.” Bauer collects, preserves and conserves books, buying and selling hard-to-find literary keepsakes. The oldest book in his col-

lection dates to 1508, but Bauer declines to disclose their monetary value, “out of respect to my clients,” he explained. “Everything is original,” Bauer said. “We handpick everything here. I put the covers on all the books. It’s a big job.” Young readers will find delights, as well. Original Dr. Seuss books, like “The King’s Stilts,” sit on the shelves behind the counter, and other signed books by Ted Geisel are available for purchase. Among other prized possessions are original Revolutionary War pamphlets, “The Great Gatsby” (sans its original cover), and a signed book by Richard Nixon. The store is managed by Drew Sinclair, whose bronze and aluminum sculptures add even more value to the interior. Bauer has been a bookstore owner since the 1960s, when he opened his first shop on Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach. “In the very near future,” he said, “it is our intention to offer talks to the public about book collecting, the proper care of books, book conservation, how to identify a first edition, and the lure of children’s literature.”

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RSF Rotary Club helps foster kids, welcomes author The RSF Rotary Club recently presented vaccuum cleaners for the foster kids entering college from “Just in Time for Foster Youth.” Just In Time for Foster Youth (JIT) “provides transitioning foster youth with opportunities for self-sufficiency through emergency support, essential resources, and caring personal

guidance at critical junctures on their path to independence.” For more information, visit www. jitfosteryouth.org. (Above left, l-r) Don Meredith, Diane Cox, Nancy Henderson, Alexandria Oriarte, Don Wells, Patrick Galvin, Maurice Rahimi. In addition, historical author Diane Welch, who recently wrote a book on

master RSF architect Lilian Rice, spoke at the RSF Rotary Club luncheon. (Above right, l-r) Patrick Galvin, Paul and Diane Welch (speaker), Norman Richard Krause and Chuck Badger. Photos/Jon Clark

‘Family Movie Night and Education Fair’ April 29 at Helen Woodward Animal Center While it may be an exaggeration to call it the, “Official Kickoff of Spring” for San Diego County, it’s a pretty good way to begin. Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) will hold a, “Family Movie Night and Education Fair” this Friday evening, April 29. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. under the Center’s covered arena at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe.

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His advice to aspiring writers: “Read widely. You have to know what the standard is. Write a lot and remember that the art is in revision.” Although his first two published books were nonfiction memoirs, he knew while studying in Iowa, he wanted eventually to write a novel that would include a missionary hospital and a child’s early introduction to and fascination with medicine. Later came the ideas of conveying the romance of studying medicine, placing the novel in Africa “in a bare bones setting” and “connecting it with America, much in the fashion of my own life.” Upon completing the program in Iowa, Verghese joined Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas, where he remained for 11 years. He began publishing short stories in vari-

ous magazines, completed his first memoir dealing with his experiences with HIV, and wrote a second memoir, “The Tennis Partner: A Story of Friendship and Loss,” dealing with death of his friend, a medical resident in recovery from drug addiction. In Texas, Verghese also served for five years as the founding director of The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Texas Health Center. His commitment to the patient-centered bedside medicine and his growing reputation as a clinician, teacher and writer, led to his recruitment in late 2007 to Stanford University’s School of Medicine as a tenured professor and associate chair of internal medicine. Verghese lives in Palo Alto. He is married and is in the process of separation and divorce. He has three sons.

Cox Celebrity Championship coming Excitement is building for the 13th annual Cox Celebrity Championship hosted by Drew Brees that will feature more than 60 celebrity golfers competing for a $100,000 purse and crowning the nation’s best celebrity golfer May 20-22 at Morgan Run Resort & Club. For more information,

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RSF residents honored at Moores Cancer Center benefit The 30th Celebrity Chefs Cook Gala on April 16 at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina (a benefit for the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center) saw the creations of renowned chefs paired with fine international wines for guests who were then treated to dinner by Steve Black, Sheraton executive chef. After dinner there was entertainment and dancing, with the Spirit Award presented to RSF’s Iris and Matthew Strauss for their support of Cancer Center patient care and research. Retired NBC anchor Marty Levin served as emcee. Event chairs included Marilyn and Doug Sawyer, Marie Kelley and George Karetas. Photos/Lonnie Hewitt

Tickets for the 2011 San Diego County Fair’s Toyota Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage are on sale at the Fairgrounds and through Ticketmaster. Comedian Bill Engvall is the most recent addition to the lineup. He will perform on Tuesday, June 14, in a freewith-Fair admission show that also has a dinner package as an option. Also recently addes to the line-up: Just added to the lineup: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Grand Funk Railroad, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Big Time Rush and Jenni Rivera. The 2011 Fair will host 22 nights of first-class, allaround family entertainment featuring singers, bands and comedians. Though most shows are free with Fair admission, tickets for paid shows, dinner packages and reserved seats are available at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Durante Gate Box Office, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or through Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000 or go to www.ticketmaster.com. For information on shows, go to www.sdfair. com/entertainment.

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Stanford University professor of medicine Dr. Abraham Verghese, author of two memoirs and the best-selling novel, “Cutting for Stone,” was the guest speaker at the April 19 luncheon of the Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society at The Grand Del Mar. The luncheon series is sponsored by Northern Linda Queen Hahn, Barbara Queen Bennett, Patti Queen; Author Abraham Verghese with Trust, the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center and Ron Phillips this newspaper. The next and final luncheon of the 2010-2011 series on May 12 will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham and his latest book, “By Nightfall.” Photos/Jon Clark

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Tough guy actor Gianni Russo to emcee Kids Korps Super Star Gala

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Z Private Post and CaffĂŠ holds grand opening celebration Z Private Post and CaffĂŠ, owned by Zion Yohannes, recently held a grand opening celebration at its new location in the Cielo Village shopping center, 18025 Calle Ambiente, Suite 201, Rancho Santa Fe. The business offers private mailboxes, FedEx and USPS shipping, espresso drinks, free meeting space and free WiFi. Z Private Post has operated in Cielo Village for two years. It changed locations in the center to accommodate the Rancho Santa Fe Fire District, which moved its administrative and fire prevention personnel to Cielo Village recently. For more information, visit zprivatepost.com or call (858) 759-8400.

Village Church Community Theater to present ‘A Little Princess’ The Village Church Community Theater will hold performances of “A Little Princess� based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett on Friday and Saturday, May 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. at 6225 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe. Preferred seating can be reserved for $10 per person, General admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. High Tea will be offered before the Sunday, May 15 and 22 performances. For information and ticket reservations: (858)756-2441 or villagechurchcommunitytheater.org.

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Tough guy actor and crooner Gianni Russo will join Kids Korps’ Super Star Gala “Red Haute Tango� on Friday, May 6, as emcee. Russo has made a career of playing tough guys. Although remembered most for his portrayal of Carlo Rizzi in “The Godfather,� his first acting job, his career has spanned more than 40 films including such hits as “The Freshman, Rush Hour, Any Given Sunday, and Sea Biscuit,� as well as television roles in “Kojak, The Rockford Files and Prison Break.� Set for Friday, May 6, at The Grand Del Mar, the “Red Haute Tango� fanfare will begin at 5 p.m. Guests will join Gala Chairs Maggie and Gary Bobileff, Honorary Chairs Denise and Bertrand Hug, and Community Chairs Connie and Bill McNally in a celebration infused with fiery flavors, sumptuous cocktails, and sultry salsa dancing al fresco. This “Red Haute� evening will feature a captivating tango-inspired performance by the alluring Yesenia Adame-Walter of Dancing with the Stars, along with a delectable dinner and not-to-be-missed silent and live auctions. As a culminating accompaniment, guests will then retire to the Cigar Lounge to enjoy a coffee station, a cigar roller, after dinner drinks, and Latin beats. The Super Star Gala is a cause for celebration Kids Korps recognizes great friends, wonderful partners, and the more than 1,300 projects and 100,000 hours served in just this past year.� Proceeds from “Red Haute Tango� will support Kids Korps’ yearround programs that engage young people, ages 5 through 25, in community service.

Gianni Russo The organization strives to instill in America’s youth the spirit of giving while providing valuable education in leadership and responsibility — developing leaders for life through youth volunteerism. “Red Haute Tango� tickets range between $350, $500 and $1,000 each. Ticket and sponsor seating will be determined by level and date of purchase. Guests can purchase tickets online at www.kidskorps.org or by calling McFarlane Promotions at 619233-5008.

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support for programs.” In other words, parents should not shy away from contributing for school programs. Back in 2005, the district became eligible to enter into a state funding program for modernization and improvements as it had “unhoused students” (students attending class in portables), buildings that were 30 and 50 years old, and the school was overcrowded. Once the district had an eligible project when the bond measure passed in 2008, they could apply for the funding and they were accepted into the program in 2009. The district was granted unfunded approval for $2.9 million, which they used to be part of the $39.5 million Rowe renovation project. It wasn’t until the district was midway through the construction on the new Rowe that they learned the $2.5 million they had counted on was going to be delayed. At that point, the district began to de-scope the project, cutting back on certain additions for the school, things that they could do later. The renovation was a

drain on the district’s resources, Delaney said, as they borrowed from the general fund, developer’s fees and special reserves to be able to complete it. “Even though we borrowed, we still decided to de-scope because we weren’t sure what was going to happen with the state,” Delaney said. “The state was telling us it was not an ‘if’ but ‘when’ that we would get the money, but we decided to treat it as an ‘if.’” The district ended up de-scoping $1.8 million worth of upgrades and modernization, including the renovation of the play field. With the money coming in, Delaney said the next few board meetings will be spent deciding which items to put back into the school and on what timeline. The funds will also help restore the district’s reserves to the levels that they should be. Delaney said healthy reserves will put the district in the position to buy adjacent properties for Rowe to expand its play space for both its students and the community. “We will have the money set aside to do so when the land is available,” Delaney said. [Purchasing adjacent land] was part of the approval of the bond measure.”

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the school and chose to develop a case with her family using things that the jury has rejected, as a way of criticizing the school, Lavin said. “We had to stand up in court and defend ourselves against one of our own clients, never a good day for the school. But we had to do it because we have to discipline our students,” Lavin said. “Ms. Bagby was facing disciplinary problems, from the theft of beer, from distribution of beer to other students, cheating on exams, and at some point, the school has to say enough is enough.” Bagby said she was happy that she got her day in court. “I’m just happy that I got to share my side of the story,” she said. “And I just hope that other kids that this is happening to will have the courage to speak up, as well.” Her attorney, Joane Garcia-Colson said the case was a victory because the jury found LJCD negligent, even though it did not award any monetary damages. Bagby had asked for $1 million. “If this bullying epidemic sweeping the country

is going to be stopped, people like Desiree have to stand up and have to speak out,” the attorney said. “And the more people who do that, maybe schools will make some changes to protect our kids.” Bagby testified that she found slurs and a penis sketched on her car. She also alleged a student nearly ran her down in a school parking lot; that she was threatened via the Internet; and that someone put a dead rat in her locker. Lavin said it turned out to be mouse. Attorney John Collins, representing the school, told jurors in his closing argument on Monday that the lawsuit was a “misuse” of the justice system and was filed to get back at the school. “They (school administrators) followed protocol to the letter,” Collins said. He told jurors that the girl’s father told his daughter’s adviser at La Jolla Country Day that his goal in filing the lawsuit was to drag the school through the mud. Collins said most of the witnesses in the trial contradicted Desiree Bagby’s testimony that she was bullied and that the school didn’t do enough about it. Bagby was suspended for five days for stealing

beer and drinking during a school-sponsored trip to Ecuador and yelling an obscenity at a heckler during a school soccer game, according to court testimony. A recommendation to expel Bagby was overturned, but she was ultimately asked to withdraw from the school, which she did. Bagby claimed she did not get a re-enrollment contract for her junior year, but Collins said the school principal sent one to her home a day after he was told she did not get one. Garcia-Colson told the jury that the school wanted to make an example out of her. The attorney said Babgy was humiliated when her soccer coach suspended her for missing a game. By not notifying the Bagbys that their daughter wasn’t getting a contract to re-enroll at the school, ad-

ministrators “broke their own rules” and “betrayed” Bagby, her attorney argued. According to GarciaColson, school officials failed to discipline three girls who admitted defacing Bagby’s car. The girls told school administrators they did so after she wrote on their cars, but that no one asked Bagby for her side of the story because she was the “bad girl from Ecuador,” according to Garcia-Colson. Administrators concluded that Bagby, also a member of the cheer team, was a “bad child” and “they needed to get rid of her,” the attorney said. Bagby, who wants to be a child-advocate attorney, said she plans to resume her college career at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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Toastmasters’ Northern Division speech contest to be held May 7 in RSF The Northern Division Toastmasters Speech Contest is set for May 7 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center. Rancho Santa Fe Vice President of Education Muffy Walker will be a contestant in the Table Topics portion of the contest, where she will be judged on her answer to an impromptu question. Toastmasters speech contests have three main purposes: 1. To provide an opportunity for proficient speakers and those Toastmasters who are interested in competitive speaking to gain contest experience. 2. To provide an interesting educational program for Toastmasters and the general public (contests can create a community awareness of the opportunities in the Toastmasters program). 3. To provide an opportunity to those Toastmasters who are not participating in the the contest to learn by observing proficient speakers. They are also a great way to meet other Toastmasters outside of your club, to see the “bigger” picture and scope of Toastmasters, and above all — have fun! Each of these contests begins with competitions at the club level. Club winners compete at the local Area Contest. Area Contest winners compete at the local Division Contests. Division Contest winners compete at the District Conference. District International and Humorous Speech contest winners compete at the Regional Conference. Winners of the regional International Speech Contest go on to represent the region at the International level. Please come join us at this event! Admission is $5 and there will be opportunity drawings for many wonderful prizes. Want to get involved in the Rancho Santa Fe Toastmasters? The club meets every Tuesday at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center from 5:306:30 p.m. Contact Paul Brown at PBrown@Voitco.com for more information.

Horizon Prep Spirit Run The Horizon Prep Spirit Run was a huge success! The running is over and now all that’s left is the counting — to see how much money the Horizon Prep Lions have raised for Missions work around the world. The total will be announced at a special Family Chapel Celebration, Wednesday, May 11. In the past five years, students have raised over $263,000 for missions around the world. Through Spirit Run, Horizon Prep supports a Medical Clinic in Tonj, Sudan — providing medicine and funding for a doctor. This year Spirit Run will also support Compassion International and Grace Children’s Home in Tijuana. (Top row) Mitchel Lake, Abby Hobbs, Kylie Morey, and Faith Hillard; Taylor Sparks; (Bottom row) Jenn & Sammie Preske; Patrick Englehart; Colton Misel.

Help save pets at ‘Bags & Baubles’ event in RSF Please join the The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) for its upcoming Bags & Baubles, a unique event for mothers and daughters who love handbags and jewelry! Donate the gently pre-loved handbags and jewelry that you no longer wear, get a tax deduction, and support a wonderful cause — saving the lives of beloved family pets! On May 1, join other fabulous and fun fashionistas in a silent auction at a private Rancho Santa Fe estate to bid on gently pre-loved designer handbags in support of the FACE Foundation. If you would like to be included on the invitation list, and if you have a handbag or jewelry to donate, please email Stacy at stacy@face4pets.org. For more information and to register for the event, visit www.face4pets.org/NewsEvents.aspx

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RSF Easter Egg Hunt at the RSF Golf Club RSF kids and their families enjoyed a visit with the Easter Bunny at the RSF Golf Club’s festive egg-hunting event on April 24. Photo/Jon Clark Jake and Nicholas Bonora

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prices and other factors. (An acre-foot is about 325,000 gallons of water.) Factors such as budget cuts, increases in the cost of imported water and availability of less-expensive local water will all figure in when the board sets 2012 rates for water district customers. In December, the board raised water rates by 12 percent for 2011, and also approved increases of up to 12 percent for each of the next two years. At the time, the district cited the increasing costs of imported water as a key reason for the increase. A final decision on next year’s rates will be made in November, at a time when the district knows for certain how much the water authority’s rates will rise, said General Manager Michael Bardin. The board’s decision on next year’s rates will also affect how much money is available for capital improvements, such as replacing aging water pipes and other equipment. For the coming budget year, the district plans to carry over $7 million worth of projects from this year, as well as undertake $5.5 million in new projects. Some board members

said they are concerned the district is not setting aside enough money to pay for replacing worn-out infrastructure. “We’ve got a lot of 50-year-old pipe in the ground,” said director Robert “Bud” Irvin, who participated in the meeting by phone because he was out of state. Director Ken Dunford said he also believes the district is underfunding its capital improvement program. “If we’re going to maintain this system we’ve got to step up to the plate,” he said. The $520,000 in cuts to the operating budget includes not filling three currently vacant positions: a water conservation technician and two utility workers. In addition, the district will cut water conservation programs, employees will contribute more to their retirement fund and some preventive maintenance projects will be deferred, according to a staff report. Board members are also looking at potential savings in the cost of retiree benefits. They have asked staff to research how much the district would save if it established lower pension benefits for new hires, and also if the district could save money by changing providers for retiree health benefits.

Board member Andy Menshek suggested that the board opt out of a $311,000 payment into a trust fund for future retiree health benefits while the issue is being studied. Other board members agreed. Directors may make an initial decision next month on rate increases for 2012, although that decision could be altered later in the year. District revenue increases by $190,000 for each 1 percent increase in water rates charged to customers. The staff report included both worst- and best-case budget scenarios. If the county water authority raises rates by 18 percent, the district can meet only about one-third of its needs from local water supplies and the full 12-percent hike is imposed on ratepayers next year, the district’s operating budget would be short by $509,000, with the difference being made up from reserves. Under the best-case scenario included in the report, the water authority raises rates by 9 percent, the district meets half its needs from local water, Santa Fe customers receive no rate increase next year, and the district has a $130,000 surplus in its operating budget, which can be put back into reserves.

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Booth said the results were a very good representation of the entire community and one of the most exciting news findings was that 86 percent said that the level of service the Association is providing is just right—one person even jotted down that Manager Pete Smith is a “rock star.” The survey listed six local issues and asked respondents to prioritize how much emphasis and importance the Association should place on them. Coming out on top as the highest priority was preserving Rancho Santa Fe’s character, with 61 percent of those surveyed saying that was most important. Maintaining the RSF Patrol came second with 45 percent. Ensuring that traffic and speed are controlled in the Covenant received 40 percent, followed by improving infrastructure for high-speed Internet at 30 percent. Undergrounding utilities and preserving the open space program came in at the bottom, with 31 percent and 19 percent respectively. The results spoke the loudest on the issue of the Association providing finan-

cial support to not-for-profit organizations, such as the Garden Club, Community Center, Senior Center and others. Of those surveyed, 48 percent said that the Association should not lend financial support to community not-for-profit organizations, the strongest opposition vote in the entire survey. The results are telling for the Association, which has held off on providing support to local organizations until the survey’s results were in, said director Deb Plummer. High-speed Internet At the end of the survey, respondents were invited to provide overall comments and Booth said that the issue of high-speed Internet garnered the highest number of comments. “Almost all people have Internet but almost half are not satisfied with the speed,” Booth said. “The lack of high-speed Internet is perceived by some as a barrier for property values.” When comparing answers with demographics, Booth said that high-speed Internet was most important for people who had children at home and had lived in Rancho Santa Fe for less than 10 years. It was less important for people who had

lived in Rancho Santa Fe longer than 10 years. The survey also questioned whether the Association should pursue e-mail communication with residents, something it has considered doing in the past. Sixty-seven percent of respondents said it was a good idea and when asked what they would like to receive via email, 90 percent said urgent communications, 84 percent said general communication and 54 percent would like to see their Association bills in their inbox. Art Jury Responses regarding the Art Jury were overall more positive than negative. Overall, 52 percent of respondents find that the Art Jury applies its rules and policies in a “somewhat reasonable” process and 16 percent found it “very reasonable.” Of those with actual dealings with the Art Jury, the numbers shifted. Forty percent of respondents have had a project reviewed in the last five years and of those people, 38 percent said that they did not find the process reasonable. Those that did not like their experience with the Art Jury tended to be newer and younger residents: 82 percent of residents over age 75 said that the Art Jury process was reasonable, while 37 percent of those younger than age 54 found the Art Jury process unreasonable. Additionally, 46 percent of people with properties worth more than $5 million said they found the Art Jury unreasonable. Why move to the Ranch? The survey found that the key factor in the decision to purchase a home in the Covenant was the rural nature of the community, with 76 percent saying it was the biggest draw. Fifty-seven percent said that the key factor was privacy and security; and the school district and historical character of the community drew 42 percent each. Others: The golf club, 39 percent; sense of community, 30 percent; extensive trail system, 26 percent; and its equestrian friendliness, 22 percent. The rural nature of the community was most important to respondents 75 years old and above, and security was most important to those with properties over $5 million.

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Undergrounding utilities The survey found that three-quarters of residents want the Association to provide some financial assistance for utility pole undergrounding projects. Most respondents saw utility poles as an aesthetic blight and wanted to see them go under to help preserve the rural character of the community. Thirty-nine percent somewhat agreed that the Association should provide assistance, and 36 percent strongly agreed. Those with more expensive homes were more likely to strongly agree. Open space Of the six issues provided, preserving the Association’s open space program was the lowest priority. Of the 14 cents of every $100 of assessed property value paid to the Association, 3 cents goes into the open space fund. While open space was ranked the lowest priority, the majority of respondents said it is still important for the Association to buy available properties—39 percent said somewhat important and 29 percent responded very important. Open space was slightly more important to people who have lived in the Ranch for more than 10 years. Importance decreased as property value increased: 33 percent of those with properties valued under $2 million found open space important, compared to 27 percent of those with $2-5 million properties, and 22 percent for those with properties valued at more than $5 million.

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‘Tee It Up For Foster Teens’ It was a beautiful day on the links for a great cause at the “Tee It Up For Foster Teens” 7th annual golf tournament, dinner and auction held by Friends of San Pasqual Academy at the Santaluz Club. All proceeds go to the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy. See more inside. Photo/Jon Clark

Lois Jones, Ann Boon, Perrin Zamarrita

Tim Farley, Bill Herrick, Greg Sporrer, Tim Sporrer

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John Snyder, Scott Thurman Kathy Stumm, Stuart Rubin

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Dan Wiberg, Larry Elliot

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Amanda, Grace, and Tom Leptic

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U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor visits San Diego

Congressman Bilbray with supporters and New Majority Members; Congressman Brian Bilbray and House Majority From left to right: Congressman Bilbray Finance Director Karolyn Leader Eric Cantor take a question from the Dorsee, Greta Waggoner, Thelma Gerome, Claire Reiss, Dick Long, audience. Congressman Brian Bilbray, Christopher Williams, Cheryl Mitchell

From left to right: La Jolla Town Council Trustee Debbie Dorsee, Thelma Gerome, Linda Abrams, Linda Benham, Congressman Brian Bilbray, Lesley Willard, Rhonda Wilson, and CarolSciotto, members of Fairbanks Republican Women Federated

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was recently the guest of honor at a breakfast hosted by U.S. Congressman Brian Bilbray and New Majority San Diego. Congressmen Cantor and Bilbray provided an update on their initiatives in Washington D.C. and then took questions from the audience to address how their efforts would benefit the North County San Diego region. Photos/ Chad Creviston

Congressman Bilbray with supporters and New Majority Members; From left to right: Bob Mahan, Congressman Brian Bilbray, CONNECT CEO Duane Roth, Stephen Lord, New Majority Member Samuel “Sandy� Kahn, Front: Ken King


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Coming up at RSF Garden Club: garden tour, plant sale, cooking classes By Ginger Bord On Saturday, May 7, there will be trolleys, yes trolleys, traveling throughout the Ranch depositing people at designated homes where they will enjoy music, spring and beautiful gardens. The “Rambling The Ranch Garden Tour” will begin at 10 a.m. at The Garden Club but the other event for the day will be The Open Air Market and Plant Sale. The Open Air Market will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, is open to the public and is free. Fortyplus artisans will be showcasing creative ideas, gifts, crafts and arts while purveyors of fresh food will be serving up plates of delicious fare for your enjoyment. The Plant Sale will provide a variety of plants for sale from succulents to disease resistant eucalyptus trees. Plant sales have been a tradition of the Garden Club since the beginning of the club. Early settlers in the Ranch would start new plants from the plant material found on their properties, then they would have

an advertised plant sale and the monies from the sale went towards the building fund. Current Garden Club members have been cultivating new plants for the 2011 Plant Sale since the first of the year so there will be a large assortment of plants and reasonable prices. Also, volunteers will be available to help with questions and advice for the buyer as to planting conditions. The Garden Club is excited to offer a series of cooking classes, in the club kitchen, with Chef Mary Platis. An introduction “Culinary Open House with Chef Mary Platis” will be on Tuesday, May 3, at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and you can register for this special demonstration at www.rsfgardenclub.org . Come to meet Chef Mary and join her for the free cooking demo and a spring floral design and tabletop demonstration by J.R. Designs The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club website www.rsfgardenclub.org has information about the club and future programs and a bulletin board advertising upcoming programs is located in front of the Garden Club building.

RSF Garden Tour 2011 The enthusiastic and talented committee for the Rancho Santa Fe Annual Garden Tour are working and planning for a fun day on Saturday, May 7. Co-chairs Janet Christ and Barry Zarling are bringing a lot of new ideas to this year’s “Rambling The Ranch Garden Tour and Open Air Market.” (Above, l-r): Janet Christ, Brenda Martinson, Brenda Wenz, Mary Pierson, Sam Crawford, Barry Zarling, Fran Johnson, Susan Muha and Carol DeGrazier. Please go to www.ranchosantafegardentour.com for more information on ticketing, sponsorship and vendor information.

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CHECK OUT WHAT'S HAPPENING On Topic: A Conversation with Yishai Jusidman Saturday, April 30 at 3 p.m. MCASD La Jolla Free with Museum admission In conjunction with the exhibition Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Education Curator Cris Scorza will engage in conversation with artist Yishai Jusidman to discuss painting as a reflective process.

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Music & Art Since 1945 Presented by Victoria Martino Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. April 26–May 31 A six-week lecture-concert series exploring the dominant cultural art trends in the wake of World War II, leading up to the present day. A concert performance of significant works in the violin repertoire by major composers will follow each lecture. Series: $72/102 Single lecture-concert: $14/19 CALL TO RESERVE

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Les Violons du Roy Bernard Labadie, music director Alexander Weimann, harpsichord Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. MCASD Sherwood Auditorium Tickets: $75, $55, $25 From the heart of the music scene in Québec City – don’t miss this renowned chamber orchestra display it’s widely acclaimed energy, brilliance and vitality in an all-Bach program.

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Grunion Run April 19: 10:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. Before hitting the beach, see grunion hatch before your eyes during a special presentation about this mysterious fish. Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight. Ages 6-13 with a paid adult. RSVP required: 858-534-7336 or online at: aquarium.ucsd.edu Public: $12


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The Birds, the Bees, and Blended Families How to Fall Out of Love (Part Two) By Diana Weiss-Wisdom, Ph.D. Most of us have had the experience of loving someone who didn’t reciprocate our ardent desires. How long did you keep the candle burning in your window? Sometimes it’s just a matter of time before the wax runs out or a breeze blows the candle out, or you meet someone new who takes your mind off the sputtering flame. But what to do when your mind won’t let go and you are stuck in the merciless merry go round of ‘what if’, ‘why not’ or ‘remember when.’ The previous column was addressed to a woman who didn’t understand why her boyfriend of several years had stopped returning her calls, emails, and texts. It’s hard to get over a relationship when you don’t understand why it ended. On the other hand, when people treat you badly, it should make it easier. When a person continues to pine over someone who doesn’t reciprocate their love and/or has treated them poorly, it’s time to look within rather than outward. They may have a repetition compulsion going on. What is a repetition compulsion? It is a tendency to be drawn toward a situation or person that is reminiscent of a trauma or loss in one’s past. For example, someone who often felt emotionally abandoned as a child may be unconsciously attracted to people who become close and then suddenly detach and leave. The repetition compulsion can be an instinct to go ‘home’, to return to the familiar. It can also involve an unconscious reactivation of old attachment inju-

ries in an effort to gain mastery over them or heal them. For instance, a child who experienced unpredictable moodiness or criticism from a parent may have felt it as an intermittent emotional abandonment. In response, Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom they developed a pattern of compulsively trying to please in an effort to get love and avoid abandonment. As an adult, they might seek out a partner who tends to be on the cool and critical side and then do everything possible to win their love and approval. When it doesn’t work, they may feel that they are unlovable, and then repeat the same cycle of over the top trying to please to get their basic relationship needs met. If you are having a hard time falling out of love with someone who does not reciprocate your feelings, you may have a repetition compulsion going on. Some suggestions: We don’t fall in love in a day. We shouldn’t expect ourselves to fall out of love in a day. It’s normal for it to take time for your feelings to fade. Trust that they will. •Thought Stopping: This is a technique in which you make yourself stop thinking about the person and redirect your thoughts to a different topic that is pleasant or more realistic.

•Journal: Write about your feelings with an eye toward noticing any repetitive patterns in your relationships; Write a list of the qualities that describe your ideal partner. Describe the type of person that your ideal partner would be attracted to. Are you capable of being that person? If so, work on cultivating those qualities in yourself…being the person that your true ideal partner would be looking for. Spend time imaging your next relationship being all that you want it to be and get ready for it. Believe in yourself and positive possibilities. •Get out of your own head by socializing and focusing on other people. Be open to meeting new people. •Don’t give up. There are many fish in the sea. And given one wish, most people would wish to love and to be loved Diana Weiss-Wisdom, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, psy#12476, in Rancho Santa Fe. She specializes in pre-marital counseling, marriage/couples counseling, stepfamily counseling, and couples workshops. (858) 259-0146. www.cottageclinic.net Sign for the “Hold Me Tight” relationship enrichment couples workshop, Aug. 18-20. CEU’s available for some professionals.

Keeping dreams alive: A ‘Fun-raising Party’ for Orchestra Nova and music education Guests will step into a Gatsby-inspired fantasy world at a day-time soiree generously hosted by Diane Lekven and Jordan Perez on Sunday, May 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Rancho Santa Fe, with all proceeds going to support Orchestra Nova and its music education programs. Servers dressed in 1920s attire will serve the guests, lovely ladies will model the latest fashions, cars from the time period will add to the ambience and all guests will enjoy a fantastic lunch. Music will be provided by Orchestra Nova musicians and local students. Artistic director and conductor Jung-Ho Pak will be there, sharing his passion and vision for music education in the schools and describing how he and the orchestra intend to continue keeping the dreams alive for students throughout the county. The event will also feature silent and live auctions for wine, jewelry, dinners, parties, vacation packages and much more – all contributing to three hours of fantastic fun-raising! A children’s room will be provided with lunch, games and entertainment, with supervision by a sitting service. Tickets and location information available online at orchestranova.org or by calling 858-350-0290.

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Stars. With an edge.

Presenting the “Nova Experience.”

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Celebrating the human spirit Featuring the most famous symphony ever written: Beethoven’s Fifth Egmont Overture

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Peace on Earth Arnold Schoenberg with the SACRA/PROFANA Choir — Krishan Oberoi, director Symphony No. 5

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Orchestra Nova celebrates victory over adversity through music from Beethoven and contemporary composers that is certain to stir emotions. Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. Downtown - St. Paul’s Cathedral Saturday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. Sorrento Valley Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m. La Jolla - Sherwood Auditorium

Pops! At the Center Around the World Saturday, April 30, 4:00 p.m. California Center for the Arts, Escondido Breathtaking scenic video and global guest artists will take you on a first-class flight around the world! Lots of fun with beautiful music in an exquisite concert hall.

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Health Connections

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Wednesday, May 18, 12:45–1:30p.m. Come learn more about urinary incontinence, including typical urination habits, causes of incontinence, helpful exercises and lifestyle changes. Free. Location: Scripps Encinitas, Rehabilitation Center.

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Tuesday, May 10, 6–7:30p.m. Learn how a healthy diet can lower blood pressure and cholesterol while improving heart health. Classes are taught by a registered dietitian. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Walker Room.

Wednesdays, May 18, 6–7p.m. Join Cheryl Olson, MD and Mark Sherman, MD, to learn about a new incision-free treatment for heartburn. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Founder’s Room.

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Stroke: Signs and Symptoms

Wednesday, May 11, 6–7:30p.m. Are you going to be 65 soon and enrolling in Medicare? Join us as we help you navigate Medicare, including parts A, B, C and D, how to enroll, options and benefits. Free. Location: Scripps Coastal Carlsbad.

Friday, May 20, 10:15–11:45a.m. Join Martha Ackman, RN, as she explains stroke risks, how to reduce them, signs, symptoms and more. Cost: $2.50. Presented by Scripps La Jolla at Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Senior Activity Room.

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Thursday, May 12, 6–7p.m. Join physical therapist Natalie Sebba to learn about the relationship between interstitial cystitis and pelvic floor muscles, and how physical therapy can improve management of your pain. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Founder’s Room.

Saturday, May 21, 10a.m.–noon. Join ob-gyn Wendy Buchi and gynecological oncologist Bridgette Duggan as they discuss important information every woman should know about her health. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Great Hall.

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BY KIRBY BROOKS Contributor What’s a quilter to do when her family and friends have all the quilts they need? In the case of Jeffree Itrich, a UCSD communications specialist with the Department of Neurosciences’ Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, you use the quilts for a good cause. Itrich, who lost her mother to severe dementia, set out to create a quilt donation program for the patients in the Alzheimer’s study in January 2010. By that September, when news of the donation program appeared in the AARP Bulletin, Itrich had received 100 or so quilts. The AARP interviewer (a quilter with whom Itrich formed a fast friendship) warned Itrich that her life would change after the article published, and change it did. “The first day after the AARP piece, I received 40 e-mails. I recruited a part-time student and part-time administrative worker in addition to another full-time employee to help me process all the calls and emails, and I eventually handed that part of the project over to them,” Itrich said. Although the momentum has since slowed, the project’s e-mail address still receives daily messages. “It goes in waves, but we get 10-20 quilts a week on average,” Itrich said, before looking into her database to find out the exact number. As of April 12, 2011: 820 quilts were donated for the patients in the study (a collaboration between UCSD and the National Institute on Aging). Itrich unearths a folder bursting with letters from quilters and patients alike. Leafing through the stack, she pulls out a four-page letter from a quilter and several notes from study participants’ family members. (Some of the quilts come with labels on them and Itrich keeps a detailed log so recipients can communicate their gratitude if they wish.) She doesn’t know who gets the quilts — their information is protected by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) — but the project has sparked communication between those coping with Alzheimer’s. “As a quilter, I know what quilts do for people. A quilt is like a hug,” said Itrich, adding that many of the quilters have been holding onto grief from experiencing Alzheimer’s in their family’s own lives. “In many cases, they have been grieving for years. By quilting to cheer up participants of Alzheimer’s research studies around the country, they can be a small part of the cure. Participating is kind of a catharsis for them.” Itrich said that the quilts also give people a way to express their appreciation to those participating in the study, which requires a neurosurgical procedure. Doctors open the brain to deliver nerve growth factor directly into the portion of brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease. (Read more details at http://adcs.org/Studies/NGF.aspx) “When I first brought up the donation program to the research study’s director,

Jeffree (her parents were expecting a third son) Itrich in her office surrounded by quilts ready to be sent to patients in the Alzheimer’s study. she thought I lost my mind! ‘Where would you get all of the quilts?’ she asked. But I know how generous quilters are.” In the beginning, she tried to limit the donations to traditional quilts, but has since abandoned that rule. Her office is

Want to help? Contact: Jeffree Itrich, Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, University of California San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Dr., Ste. C-227, La Jolla, CA 92037-1712 E-mail: Adcs-quilts@ucsd.edu Phone: (858) 677-1565

packed with quilts of all shapes, sizes and colors, ranging from hand-stitched and hand-tied to machine-stitched quilts. “Alzheimer’s clinics are notoriously cold. The need for quilts wanes in the summer months and picks back up again once temperatures cool down,” she said. Since both women and men participate in the study, she makes sure there are quilts featuring golf memorabilia, Mack trucks, John Deere tractors, musical notes, and even outer space images! When will there be enough quilts? According to Itrich, only when there is a cure for Alzheimer’s. “The quilts comfort in ways we can’t imagine and the research will continue until the disease can be stopped or reversed,” she said, before handing her assistant another batch of vibrantly colored quilts to brighten the lives of participants involved in the study.


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Protecting yourself from scams BY TERRIE LITWIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR It is estimated that there are 1,000,000 cases of older adult financial fraud and exploitation in the U.S. each year, with only one in four cases actually reTerrie Litwin ported. Seniors average one “scam type” letter and two telemarketing calls each week. Considering the increasing numbers of seniors and the growing number of scams, the potential for abuse is staggering. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, se-

niors are often targeted for fraud for several reasons. Older Americans are more likely to have a “nest egg,” own their home, or have an excellent credit rating. Scam artists focus their efforts on the group of people most likely to be in a position to purchase something. Another factor making seniors an attractive target is that they are less likely to report a suspected fraud either because they do not know where to report it or because they are embarrassed to have been taken advantage of. Also, older adults are less likely to remember details of interactions and may not be able to supply enough information to authorities to assist with identifying and prosecuting the perpetrator. Complicating this is

the fact that often, victims do not know for weeks or even months that they have been victimized making remembering details more difficult. The best way to avoid becoming a victim of fraud is to be alert to potential crimes so that you can learn how to protect yourself. Please join us at the Senior Center on Wednesday, May 4th at 2:00pm for “Shams, Scams & Schemes”, presented by Henry Tirado, Crime Prevention Specialist with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Mr. Tirado will also discuss a new program offered in collaboration with other community organizations called “Take Me Home.” Individuals who have memory issues or medical conditions are sometimes reported to law enforcement as missing and / or “at risk.” The Take Me Home Program

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Menu

■ 1247 Camino del Mar, Del Mar ■ (858) 755-0076 ■ www.zelsdelmar.com ■ The Vibe: Upscale casual, Relaxed, Cozy

■ Patio Seating: Yes

■ Signature Dishes: Flatbread pizzas, Brandt Beef Bar Burger, White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce, fresh fish specials

■ Take Out: Yes ■ Happy Hour: 4 to 6:30 p.m. daily ■ Hours:

■ Open Since: 2009

4-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4-11 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-11 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-9 p.m. Sunday

Zel’s Del Mar has a dog-friendly, open-air patio and central firepit. Zel’s Calamari Salad

Grilled Chicken Flatbread Pizza with truffle oil, arugula, asparagus, avocado, lemon creme and fontina

It’s the menu and music that makes Zel’s Del Mar a hometown favorite BY KELLEY CARLSON or an evening of food, drink and live music, take note of Zel’s Del Mar. Owners Greg Glassman and Jennifer Powers opened this coastal restaurant/bar in summer 2009, named after Glassman’s grandfather Zel Camiel, a Polish immigrant who was well-known in the Del Mar community and held the title of “unofficial mayor.” “Our vision was to create a neighborhood eatery where friends and family feel welcome and relaxed,” Glassman said in a news release. Entertainment is offered Thursday through Saturday nights, from acoustic jazz and blues to up-andcoming singers/songwriters. Most performances start around 7:30 p.m. in the bar. Guests can listen to the tunes from anywhere in Zel’s — the main dining area and patio are both adjacent to the bar. The main dining area is covered, yet well-ventilated; large windows allow for people-watching along Camino del Mar. On the dog-friendly, open-air patio, customers can enjoy the views as a fire pit crackles in the center. In the warm-hued, softly lit bar, patrons can sit on the bar stools or choose from several tables and watch TV. A full menu is served in all areas

F Zel’s Del Mar owners Jennifer Powers and Greg Glassman

The Fish Trio appetizer features house-made chips, sea bass ceviche, ahi poke and smoked salmon tartare.

Happy Hour at Zel’s Del Mar is a popular place.

PHOTOS BY KELLEY CARLSON

On The Menu Recipe Each week you’ll find a recipe from the featured restaurant online at delmartimes.net. Click ‘Food’ or ‘On The Menu.’ ■ This week: Zel’s Breakfast Flatbread of the restaurant. Patrons can start with an appetizer such as the Fish Trio (ahi poke, smoked salmon tartare and ceviche) or Fried Calamari, or select from several types of salads. Zel’s specializes in flatbreads, and there are a handful of house-made flatbread pizzas from which to choose, including Grilled Chicken, Eggplant and Margherita. Entrees range from the Brandt Beef Bar Burger to Pan Roasted Atlantic Salmon. Powers cites the burger and flatbreads as her favorite dishes; Glassman leans toward the fresh fish entrees. Children’s menus are also available. For dessert, there are choices, such as a White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce. Zel’s has a full bar, including about 30 bottles of wine and a

selection of craft beers picked by Glassman. One of the brews on tap is Sculpin, which Glassman said is difficult to find in the area. Specials are available several nights each week: burger and a beer are $10 on Mondays; “Flat Tuesdays” offer half-price on all flatbreads; and bottles of wine are half-price on Wednesdays. Happy hour runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. daily. For guests who prefer to dine earlier in the day, Zel’s opens its doors from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the weekends, serving breakfast and lunch. Hours will change beginning Memorial Day weekend, as the eatery will be open daily for lunch. Zel’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to close on weekdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to close on weekends. Glassman said reservations are recommended, especially during weekend nights and in the summer — the restaurant can accommodate up to 80 people. However, reservations are not needed in the bar. To have a great experience, Glassman suggests “coming in and having a great dinner, hang on to hear live music at a place within walking distance to the ocean, and have a few nice cocktails or a bottle of wine.”


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Six soloists to star in Bach’s ‘The Passion According to St. Matthew’ BY JENNA JAY Contributor Two orchestras, adult and children choruses, plus vocal and instrumental soloists will all be part of the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ Saturday and Sunday performances of J.S. Bach’s “The Passion According to St. Matthew.” The colossal event is a timely performance for the Easter season, as the piece is based on the Biblical story of the Last Supper and Jesus’ crucifixion as taken from the Book of Matthew, Chapters 26-27. Notable soloists joining the LJS&C for the concert include Jon Lee Keenan as the “Evangelist,” along with soprano Angela Cadelago, mezzo-soprano Janelle DeStefano, tenor Benjamin Bliss, baritone Gregorio Gonzalez, bass Abdiel Gonzalez, and The North Coast Singers children’s choir. “This is a really big concert,” said LJS&C choral director David Chase. “ ‘Saint Matthew Passion’ is not performed very often in San Diego County because it’s such a large piece — the largest single work that Bach ever composed — and it was arguably his favorite.” The masterwork was first performed on Good Friday in 1727 at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, Germany where Bach was cantor. The LJS&C and guests have been preparing their version since January 2011. “To do a piece like this is kind of like being in

If you go What: “The Passion According to St. Matthew” from La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ When: 7:30 p.m. April 30; 3 p.m. May 1 Pre-concert lecture: One hour prior Where: Mandeville Auditorium at UCSD Admission: $29-$15 Parking: Free Contact: (858) 534-4637 Website: lajollasymphony.com charge of planning the DDay invasion of Normandy,” Chase joked, reporting that all of the groups involved learned their parts separately before coming together during the final week of rehearsals. “The first time we’ll have all of the performers together at the same time in the same room is Monday before the concert. It’s like putting all the pieces of the puzzle in separately for the two-anda-half hourproduction. “Because it’s so dramatic, because it’s almost like an opera, we’re going to keep the lights out and give the audience supertitles to follow the whole thing. It should flow very much like a movie or an opera.

“It’s simply fantastic music … it’s gorgeous and beautiful music … it has an amazing flow of drama from beginning to end. I hope that’s what audiences go home with, as well as the inviting love of Johann Sebastian Bach.”

Choral director David Chase leads the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus.

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Here is a sample of a very small part of our menu Lunch Noodle and Rice Dishes Chow Fun (with chicken or beef) 10.95 Hong Kong Style Noodle & Soup 11.95

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Desserts Mango Sorbet 5.95 Chocolate Wipe-out 5.95 Xango 6.95

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Firefighters promote safe teen driving through triathlon

Easter at the Village Church Nursery School The children at the Village Nursery School had a week of Easter celebrations. On Monday and Tuesday the Parent Connection Board sponsored a visit from “Mad Scientist” who delighted the children with a variety of science experiments presented in an educational and humorous way. The next two days were filled with individual classroom family gatherings, and egg hunts all over the church campus. The children were so excited to hunt for eggs and “show off” what they found. This was a great way to begin Easter vacation week which started on Good Friday. The Village Church Nursery School prides itself creating strong relationships with their families. (Above, l-r) Callum Bolitho and Joshua Parrette

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From 11:00 – 3:00 Enjoy a champagne buffet brunch choose from lobster soft scrambled eggs, mascarpone, chives braised beef short rib hash, poached eggs, roasted sweet peppers, yukon potatoes eggs benedict, poached eggs, hollandaise (choose from canadian bacon, peeky toe crab cakes or black truffle creamed spinach) shellfish station, meat carving station, omelet station, salad, fresh fruit and cheese station and so many more choices….

BreAnna ‘Breezy’ Woody died in a car accident last year. She was 17. fighting community is honoring Breezy’s legacy by raising money to help bring awareness to the issue of teen driving safety in hopes of reducing, and even preventing, the number of teen deaths in San Diego County,” Woody said. “This is such an important issue that affects us all because we all share the roadways,” added Carmel Valley resident Zachary Oneil, one of the firefighters who will be competing this summer. “All of us firefighters have a strong drive for community service, and this is one more way for us to serve the community.” The community can

now support the firefighters by pledging money to their effort by making donations at Race4Breezy. org. The team, which is also sponsored by the CWO3 Shawn Harrison Foundation and Lattice Inc., hopes to raise at least $25,000 before the June 5 triathlon, an extremely challenging course that includes a 1.5-mile swim through frigid waters near Alcatraz, an 18-mile bike ride through San Francisco’s hills, and an 8-mile run through rugged trails and up a cliff. “It’s going to be real challenge and, in fact, this is will be my first event of this distance,” Oneil said and then added,” but I can’t think of a better cause to do this for.” If you would like to help by pledging money to the firefighters team, please visit Race4Breezy. org.

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BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer Drivers ages 16 to 19 are four times more likely to die behind the wheel than their older counterparts and, in fact, car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens, according to data from the Center for Disease Control. The statistic is sobering, and one that emergency first-responders know all too well. And for retired San Diego firefighter Mark Woody it’s an epidemic that hit especially close to home. His 17-year-old daughter BreAnna was killed in a car accident last year. Woody and a team of other local firefighters will honor BreAnna, or Breezy as she was known by many, this summer by competing in the 2011 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in an effort to help curb the deadly trend among U.S. teens. A 10-member crew from the San Diego Firefighters’ Endurance Sports Team will compete to raise money for the Trauma Research and Education Foundation, which funds education campaigns about the importance of safe driving. “My family and I are so grateful that the fire-

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RSF resident recognized for ‘Feed the Troops Food Drive’ Deana Carter, a RSF resident and founder of Women Benefiting the Community, a charitable 501(c)(3), was recognized at the Marine Corp Recruit Depot for her annual Feed the Troops Food Drive. This month-long event takes place each year before Thanksgiving and is instrumental in ensuring that service men and women and their families do not go without during the holiday season. Colonel Stephanie Smith was effusive in her praise of Carter’s efforts, “Our young men and women are proud to serve this country and Colonel Stephanie Smith and Deana Carter are shy about taking charity. The way Ms. Carter sets it up it is more like shopping in a store and being able to choose what you want and need.” “Through assistance of local businesses grocery gift cards and non-perishable food items were donated as well as a truck load of frozen turkeys.” Carter said. “People are excited to help our troops and are very supportive. Many businesses put baskets together that include everything a family would need to have a complete Thanksgiving dinner, all the way down to cat and dog treats if needed.” If you would like to participate in the 2011 Feed the Troops Food Drive, please contact Deana Carter at 858-756-1566 or dcarter@carterfinancial.biz

Diegueño’ Country School 6th grade students perform Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ RSF’s Diegueño’ Country School’s 6th grade class performed Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s

Dream” recently at the North Coast Repertory Theater. All the students in Diegueño’s graduating

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Week in Sports BY GIDEON RUBIN Baseball: Cathedral Catholic won the Classic Division of the prestigious Lions tournament, defeating Elk Grove 6-5 in the title game on April 21. The Dons advanced to the title game after defeating La Costa Canyon 6-5 in the semifinals earlier in the day. They opened the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Rancho Bernardo on April 19, and then defeated Temecula Valley 3-1 the next day. Daniel Camarena had a double and a solo home run to lead the Dons offensively in the title game, and Nick Fornaca contributed two hits including a solo homer. Camarena pitched a two-hitter to lead the Dons in the Rancho Bernardo game. He struck out 10 batters and allowed one walk. Michael Martin pitched a complete game three-hitter

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and Stephen Haviar had three hits to lead the Dons in the Temecula Valley game. Nico Garbella had three hits including a triple and two runs scored to lead the Dons in the LCC game, and Camarena contributed a triple and two RBI. The Dons extended their winning streak to eight games as they improved their overall record for the season to 17-2. ***** Torrey Pines took two of three games in the in the Classic Division of the Lions tournament. The Falcons opened with a 7-0 victory over Silverado (Las Vegas) on April 19. They lost to Grossmont 9-4 the next day, but beat Kennedy (Granada Hills) in the April 21 finale. Reed Mason pitched a three-hit shutout to lead the Falcons in the Silverado game. Mason struck out eight and allowed no walks. Jake Mitchell led the Falcons offensively, going 3 for 3 with two RBI. Sam Wisenberg had two hits, and Chad Thurston had one hit and two RBI. Garrett Stubbs had three hits to lead the Falcons in the Grossmont game. Stubbs led the Falcons in the Kennedy game too, going 2 for 3 with a double, a triple and two RBI. Mitchell had two doubles, and Mason added a home run and drove in two runs. The Falcons, winners of five of their last six games, improved their overall record for the season to 16-6. ***** Santa Fe Christian had its 12-game winning streak snapped when the Eagles lost to Mira Mesa 5-1 in the Lions tournament 6A division semifinals on April 19. The Eagles opened the tournament with a 12-4 victory over Cleveland of Reseda on April 18, and then beat San Marcos 4-1 the next day. Barrett Floyd had four hits including two doubles and Bobby Zarubin had two hits including a home run and two RBI to lead the Eagles in the Cleveland game. John Gamble added a double and three RBI. Nolan Gannon pitched five innings for the win. He struck out 12 batters and allowed four runs (two earned) on two hits and two walks. Trevor Semerdjian allowed one run in five innings and Bobby Zarubin pitched two shutout innings of relief to lead the Eagles in the San Marcos game. Nolan Gannon and Josh Estill each had two hits to lead the Eagles offensively. The loss dropped the Eagles overall record for the season to 13-4. Floyd had two hits and one RBI to lead the Eagles in the Mira Mesa game. ***** Softball: Torrey Pines improved its Falcon Fiesta tournament re

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RSF Democrats host Lerach Controversial ex-lawyer Bill Lerach was the featured speaker at the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club’s April 20 meeting. Lerach, who as a class-action attorney took on industrial giants and once obtained a record $7.2 billion settlement from those involved in the Enron case, spoke on the topic of pensions in the public sector. Photos/Jon Clark

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Allstar Baseball and Softball Academy a hit with pros “If you wish to have your child learn how to play the game of baseball, send them to Coach Kurtis,” said Mike Sweeney, a five-time all star when he was with the Kansas City Royals. Kurtis Swanberg, who runs the All Star Baseball & Softball Academy, draws praises from other former major league players including Brad Ausmus, Steve Finley, Mark Loretta, and David Newhan. Camps for boys and girls ages 5-13 begin June 10, prices starting at $159 per week. Participants will work to better their pitching, pickoff, hitting, fielding, base running, and bunting skills. They’ll play live games each day, and receive T-Shirts and trophies at the end of camp. For details on the camps go to allstarbaseballsoftball. com or call 858-342-5931.

AW Tennis Academy 2011 Summer Camps AW Tennis Academy 2011 Summer Tennis Camps are held at the San Diego Jewish Academy at 11860 Carmel Creek Road. Camps are open to the public and are designed for young players of all skill levels ages 6-18. AW Tennis Academy is directed by Adrian Waisfeld, former professional Tennis Player, PTR Certified Professional 1A, and head coach at the San Diego Jewish Academy. The first session begins June 20 with eight weekly sessions running through Aug. 12. Camps include tennis Instruction, matches, fun games, beverages/light snacks, and pizza parties on Fridays. For more information call 858-692-4242 or email Adrian at awaisfeld@hotmail.com.

Lax West quickly becoming North County’s premier youth lacrosse organization This summer Lax West will operate several competitive lacrosse Day Camps, Club Teams, and Tournaments for both Boys and Girls. Camps run June 27 through July 19 and focus on fundamental skill development, introduction of team concepts and character building for all participants. Founded by former UVA 4X All American Michael Watson, the Lax West mission is to provide a quality environment that will foster the growth of lacrosse while developing the skills necessary for its student athletes to succeed on the field and in life. Register at www.LaxWestLacrosse. com. Inquire @ info@laxwestlacrosse.com or 858-220-0546.

Solana Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. to hold Kids Summer Day Camps The City of Solana Beach Parks & Recreation Department will hold 2011 Kids Summer Day Camps for ages 6-12. All sessions meet Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fletcher Cove Community Center, 133 Pacific Ave. The fee is $106/week per child and includes activities such as beach walks, swimming at the Boys and Girls Club, arts & crafts, Library visit, fun games, friends, and a weekly field trip to an exciting destination. After-care is offered from 2-5 p.m. ($27/week). Our popular “Leader in Training” program is also available this summer for 13 - 17 year olds for only $40/week! Fun To Be Fit: July 11-15; T-Rex & Friends: July 25-29; Water Wonderland: August 15-19; Splish Splashtacular: July 18-22; Mad Science: August 8-12; Animal Planet: August 22-26; Environmentally Friendly: August 1-5. Contact them for information at 858-793-2564.

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Grauer School offers educational summer camps and classes The Grauer School located at 1500 S. El Camino Real in Encinitas is offering a diverse Summer School curriculum and a wide variety of Summer Camp options. Open to all students, the Grauer School offers week-long enrichment camps and fully accredited, UC-approved summer school classes. Students can get ahead or get caught up with forcredit academic courses, offered for students in grades six through 12. Courses meet UC standards and are approved by the WASC. For-credit academic courses meet for two, three-week semesters, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Classes with science labs are extended until 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.) First summer semester classes are from June 21 through July 9. Second summer semester classes are from July 12 through July 30. Sample enrichment programs for incoming seniors include subjects in the following: Photography; Cartoon Drawing; Painting; Sound Painting; Circuit Bending; Recording Camp; Robotics; Computer Programming; Physics Everyday; Study Skills Boot Camp; Math Boot Camp; Spelling Boot Camp; Multimedia 1 & 2; Typing Boot Camp; Advanced Surfing; Sports Training and Triathlon Training. To learn more about Grauer Summer School, visit www. grauerschool.com or call 760-944-6777.


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Scripps Performing Arts Academy offers a variety of creative camps It’s obvious why the Scripps Performing Arts Academy is called the finest training facility in Southern California. Classes, workshops and summer camps are all held in a non-competitive, nurturing environment. “We recognize that children thrive in a creative and supportive atmosphere that ignites their potential for personal excellence,” states founder, Angela Amoroso. “We live in a world that has become delusional by instant gratification. The performing arts are one of the last enjoyable, educational frontiers for children to practice the necessary tools that they will need for success.” “Our Summer Camps are a creative buffet to sample our commitment to small group learning – we provide a 1 to 12 ratio for teacher/student in all year round classes and 1-16 in our summer camps. We have assembled a nurturing faculty of professionals that instill a love for the performing arts. We are committed to providing excellence by providing affordability to discerning families. Our summer camps provide 23 hours of small group class time and all materials including; costumes, props and a presentation in the Vincent Paul Black Box Theatre all for $250.” Call 858- 509-2624 and reserve your space today!

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Sol Surf Camp a soulful experience We, at Sol Surf Camp, would like to bring back the old Soul and combine it with a new age style of surfing. We intend to teach our campers that riding the right board for the right wave is the best way to fully enjoy their wave riding experience. We want our campers to learn how and why they should respect the ocean, beach and other wave riders, while at the same time totally enjoying the best sport in the world. We teach kids from ages 6 and up about water safety, wave riding safety, beach safety all while creating new friends that may last a lifetime. Sol Surf Camp maintains a not greater than a 1 to 3 camper to instructor ratio. Contact us at 619-889-0404 or www.solsurfcamp. com.

John Olive Basketball Camps coming John Olive Basketball Camps at Torrey Pines High School are available for local youth this summer. There will be four camps for boys and girls ages 6-12 and ages 13-17. Scholarships are available for all camps. John Olive is the current boys’ basketball coach at Torrey Pines High School. He is a former NBA player and NCAA Division One college head coach at Loyola Marymount University. For more information, to see camp dates/schedules and to received a camp form go to johnolivebasketballcamp.com or call John Olive at (760) 634-5644.

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Camp Hours: 9:00 to 3:00 Daily, T-Shirts for all and Trophy forMonday - Friday All at conclusion of camp Space is Limited Reserve Your Place Today! Application on Back Master Techniques: Pitching Pickoffs Hitting Fielding Base Running Bunting Fly Balls Bagwork & More! Special Group Rate: 5 or More $145.00, 2 weeks $225.00 Scholarships Separate Fields For Ages 4 - 5 T-Ball 6 - 7 Pitching Machine 8 - 9 AA 10 - 11 AAA

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The Bishop’s School offering summer classes The Bishop’s School is holding summer classes. Summer Session runs from June 22 to July 22 for grades 4 to adult. Summer Session offers morning and afternoon classes for credit and enrichment. Classes include arts, language arts, math, biology, chemistry, Spanish, SAT/ACT prep, science & math camp for girls only, and many others. Information, registration and fees are accessible through www.bishops.com/summerprograms orzedalisj@bishops.com Create your summer day at Bishop’s!

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Helen Woodward Animal Center Critter Camp: Where kids connect & interact with animals Join us at the Helen Woodward Animal Center Spring Critter Camp. Our week-long camps run from June 6 to Aug. 9, giving children an opportunity to interact with and learn about the animals who share our world. As they have fun, campers learn respect, compassion and how to provide a lifetime of care for animals. Our camp provides an enthusiastic staff of instructors; hands-on animal encounters; fun, animal-related crafts, games and activities that are age and developmentally appropriate, and guest presentations and speakers. Sign up for the whole week! Call our Education Department at (858) 756-4117, ext. 318, or stop by to sign up at 6461 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe. For more information about the Helen Woodward Animal Center go to www.animalcenter.org.

Menehune Surf Camp a unique experience for kids Providing youth instruction for over 10 years, Menehune Surf Camp offers an innovative surf camp for kids ages 5 to 17. Each camp is led by two experienced instructors and is limited to a 4:1 camper/teacher ratio. This smaller group size enables our instructors to create a fun, personal learning environment for your child to mastering the art of surfing! All of our instructors are First Aid and CPR certified, and many are teachers and coaches from local schools. We have a lifeguard on site at all times to make safety our number one priority! Plus, each camper will receive a Menehune T-shirt. Join us at our three locations: La Jolla, Del Mar and Mission Beach. Call now for early bird discount, (858) 663.7299; more info at www.menehunesurf.com/”menehunesurf.com.

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Summer Session at The Bishop’s School June 22 to July 22 Summer Session : Grades 4 to adult Morning & afternoon classes for credit & enrichment USA Chess, Science & Math for Girls Make art : fuse, slump, glaze, bake, render, & design Credit courses : language arts, math, biology, chemistry

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Summer Junior Golf Camps Angela’s Tennis Camps full of fun and Schools at Stadium Golf Center

All kids ages 4-18 are encouraged to register for a Summer Golf Program with Future Champions Golf at Stadium Golf Center. The Future Champions Golf program is San Diego’s #1 Junior Golf Program offering instruction and tournaments year-round. Each summer you have an opportunity to participate in a variety of camp programs, including 3-Day Fun Camps for Beginner/ Intermediate Players; 3-Day Intermediate/ Advanced Camps; or the #1 Junior Golf School on the West Coast, Chris Smeal Golf Schools. Check out their Web site at www.futurechampionsgolf.com or call 619-339-2377.

Angela’s Tennis Camps are back this year with 10 weeks of summer fun. Camps are held at La Jolla Country Day School where both full-day and half-day programs are available. Our experienced and energetic coaching team takes pride in developing junior tennis players to their fullest. Our camps are structured for ALL skill levels from ages 5 to 17. Go to AngelasTennisCamps.com for more information, camp dates and enrollment forms. COME PLAY!

Nativity Prep Academy to host Comedy Night at North Coast Rep Nativity Prep Academy (NPA) will host a fundraising event “Come Get Your Laugh On”, a comedy night at North Coasty Repertory Theater located at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D in Solana Beach on Tuesday, May 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $40 and will feature comedians Mark Christopher Lawrence (host), Brian Sheil, Kurt Swann and Francis DiLorinzo. Visit www.nativityprep.org or call (619) 313 3142 to purchase tickets; all proceeds benefit the academic programs at NPA.

2011 summer tennis camps June 20-24 June 27-July 1 July 5-8 July 11-15 July 18-22 July 25-29 August 1-5 August 8-12 Open To All Public: 9am-12pm: $185 non-SDJA student, $175 SDJA Student 9am-2pm: $285 non-SDJA student, $275 SDJA student All camps are located at the San Diego Jewish Academy, 1160 Carmel Creek Rd SD 92130 To sign up or for more information please contact: Adrian Waisfeld PTR Professional 1A

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Learn about the sea and science at Birch Aquarium Adventure Camps From the classroom to the seashore, Summer Learning Adventure Camps at Birch Aquarium at Scripps merge scientific exploration with hands-on fun and learning. Campers ages 4-15 investigate marine habitats, create ocean art projects, learn about careers in oceanography, and combine the science and sports of surfing and snorkeling, all while making new friends and memories.

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Camps are accredited by the American Camp Association. Camp educators also receive training from Kids Included Together, an organization that supports educational opportunities for children with disabilities. Summer Learning Adventure Camps run June 27-Aug. 26. Week-long and day camps are available. Go to www.aquarium.ucsd.edu

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Solana Santa Fe Ocean Week

Solana Santa Fe students participated in an Ocean Week art contest. The winners received a T-shirt with their own design printed on it: Kathleen Chang (6), Tyce Caton (5), Brooke Seay (4), Milan Canty (3), Melanie Molina-Lopez (2), Lani Whitmer (1) and Jack Chine (K).

Second-graders Jordan Salter and Oli Chine participated in the oil spill lab, where they learned how to take care of the beach.

Nolan Rogers and his fifth-grade class examined squid with Solana Santa Fe’s science teacher Kathy Motschall.

Third-grade teacher Allison Lazerus welcomed Lieutenant Seth Cairo to Solana Santa Fe. Lieutenant Cairo has been in the U.S. Navy for the last four years and has spent more than half of that time assigned to submarines. He helped kick off Ocean Week by sharing his knowledge of the ocean with students.

Tatum O’Coyne and Jaden Hunter, both in first grade, discovered what you find at the seashore.

Daniel Carey and Max McKelliget, both in third grade, dissected a clam.

Fourth-graders Aiden Borts, Zachary Brumm and Alexandra Youel studied different fish and plants from the kelp forest.

Dina and Sara Shirazi were ready for Ocean Week at Solana Santa Fe. Sixth-graders Jack Geise and Stephan May learned about mackerel, an open ocean fish.

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Third grade teacher “Captain� Allison Lazerus recently led Solana Santa Fe students on an Ocean Week adventure. Whether they were studying plants and animals in the kelp forest or dissecting clams, students learned about various aspects of the ocean from their teachers and local experts in the field. During the week of April 4-8, kindergarteners learned about ponds; first grade students studied the rocky seashore; second graders were taught about the sandy beach; third graders studied the wetlands; fourth grade students focused on the kelp forest; open oceans was the topic for fifth graders; and sixth graders become familiar with islands. This is the 16th year the school has organized Ocean Week and this year the theme was 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Photos Courtesy Stacey Phillips

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Delicious Mother’s Day brunch to be held at Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe Enjoy a delightful Mother’s Day brunch at Rancho Valencia in RSF on May 8, featuring a sumptuous buffet with something delicious for everyone! Live music and a special gift for mom add pleasure to the day. And

for the spa lovers, book any two treatments together and receive 20 percent off. Brunch will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rancho Valencia, an Auberge Resort, is located at 5921 Valencia Circle,

Rancho Santa Fe. Mimosa Brunch: $75 ++ per adult, $25 ++ per child (11 & under). Reservations required. Call 858-759-6216; www.ranchovalencia.com.

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Kara tribe members of the Omo Valley, Ethiopia. Photo/ John Rowe. In the continuing series of “Great Conversations” commemorating the 20th anniversary of The Grauer School, the school will feature a joint presentation on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall on campus by professional photographer John Rowe and Lale Labuko, a native of the Kara Tribe in the Omo Valley of Southwest Ethiopia. The captivating evening, will tell the story of the tribal people and ancient culture of this remote region and Lale’s struggle to rescue children from certain death based on the customs known as “Mingi,” the state of being impure or “ritually polluted”. To learn more about The Grauer School experience, or the “Great Conversation” series, visit www. grauerschool.com or call 760-944-6777. A $10 donation to defray the costs of the presentation will be accepted at the door.

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Your Family Matters: Teaching kids to care BY DR. KEITH KANNER “Kids are not born automatically caring” As strange as it may seem, children are not born automatically to care about others. In fact, because humans are the only form of animal that is fully dependent on their caregivers at birth, it is only after a child takes in what it means to be cared for from the outside, that they can return the favor later in their lives. Children who do not receive enough early caring, both physically and psychologically, never even develop this capacity and remain self-centered for their lifetime unless they Dr. Keith Kanner figure out that something really went wrong in the early years of their lives and dedicate themselves to “fixing” what was never there. For those who did receive the early nurturing fuel from their parents, they develop the capacity to care for others. But, even these children who have what it takes to care for others, must be led by adults who believe caring for others is an important virtue. “Kids must be taught to care by both watching and being encouraged to do so” Learning is almost always done by observing or listening to others. Children who have not been led, never become leaders themselves. Each person has a certain amount of what is takes to become a giver, but depending upon their environment, the end result will either be actualized or never utilized. Children are normally not able to “put themselves in the minds of others” before five years of age due to both neurological and developmental milestones, and even then, the process is gradual and varies in the depth of understanding the lives of others. Only until adolescence can a child utilize abstract reasoning which allows them to look ahead and in the past allowing for the considering of a life outside of theirs. But, what really shapes, and enhances the process of giving to others, is the influence of important people in the child’s life encouraging the process and leading the child into the rewards of giving that

these adults have experienced as well. “Kids caring together in groups with families strengthens the function” The earlier a child is encouraged, the greater giving to others will become a life-long process. But, aside from the importance of watching their families give, is the experience of their peers giving as well, and this is just as important as the influence of one’s family. We all know how peers in a child’s life become increasingly influential over time and how sometimes the influence of a peer will temporarily replace the parental position as a child needs to separate from mom and dad in order to be their own person and uses their peers to do so. However, if one’s peers are similar in character to one’s parents, then the child may not need to differentiate as much to feel independent. In other words, kids who pick kids who have similar characteristics as one’s parents often keep certain values consistent over time. “Adults and Kids who care are considered healthy, whereas those who don’t are not” Caring for someone other than just yourself is a sign of a healthy person. In fact, the more a person is aware of another, the deeper and closer relationships can become. People who volunteer for example demonstrate more of the trait of altruism than people who don’t. People who help other people also feel better about themselves. Caring for others is truly a win-win but many never experience this part of life and they miss out on the opportunity to do something both personally rewards yet also helpful to others. Given currents conditions of a struggling economy more people suffering than ever before. The time is greater than ever to encourage people to care both about themselves but to care for others as well. Dr. Keith Kanner is host/anchor - Your Family Matters - WSRADIO; contributor to LifeChanger, Extra TV; a syndicated columnist; author of “Your Family Matters — Solutions to Common Parental Dilemmas” (in press); board certified & licensed clinical child, adolescent, & adult psychologist & psychoanalyst; Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, University of California, San Diego School of

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Kids Korps USA’s Super Star Gala 2011

Essay contest winners: L-R: Cole Gonzales of Mission Estancia School, Ravi Patel of The Rhodes School, Jessica McRoskey of Nativity School and Spencer Whitney of St. James School.

De Anza DAR awards $400 to contest winners Checks for $100, bronze medals and embossed 8”x10” certificates were presented to the four chapter winners at the February 2011 American History Essay Contest Awards Ceremony and Colonial Tea. The winners were 5th grader Cole Gonzales of Mission Estancia School; Spencer Whitney of St. James Academy, 6th grade; Jessica McRoskey, Nativity School, 7th grade; and Ravi Patel, The Rhodes School, 8th grade. Eight schools furnished 158 participants, an increase in participation over the previous contest. There were 20 chapter winners and 44 classroom winners, placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and two Honorable Mentions. Non-winners received certificates of participation. In March, De Anza Chapter received 1st place among chapters of its size at the California State Society DAR State Conference for its American History Essay Contest. Debbie Giese and Kathleen Loftman of Rancho Santa Fe and Joanne Dudek of Fairbanks Ranch were co-chairs. Co-chairs for the 2011-2012 contest will be Joanne Dudek, Kathy Loftman and Martha Gresham of Cardiff. The title for this fall’s contest will be “Young America Takes a Stand: The War of

1812.” Contestants will pretend they had a friend who became famous for standing up for America during the War of 1812. They will describe what he or she did and explain why it is important to honor such heroes when we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. The rationale is to show students that heroes who stood up for America during the War of 1812 are as important today as they were then. They had a positive impact on American history. Writing the essays will make history come alive as the students imagine that they are personally involved in the past. The annual contest helps the DAR achieve its goals of historic preservation, education and patriotism. The information package for this contest is now available on the chapter website, shown below. De Anza anticipates an increased participation this year. For more information, contact Joanne Dudek at joannedudek@yahoo.com or visit: www.deanzadar.org.

De Anza DAR to hear about plants, pests and soils On Saturday, May 7, De Anza Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will hear Charlotte Gresham, degreed landscape designer, and Beth Jurecki, certified Master Gardener, give a talk titled “Spring Flowers and Gardening Techniques.” Charlotte is chapter corresponding secretary and lives in Leucadia; Beth is a new chapter member from Carlsbad. Both are like two sides of the same coin because of their background in and love for gardening. The meeting will be held at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club at 11 a.m.; a hot luncheon will be served. The cost is $26. Reservations are required by Saturday, April 30, 2011. Beth Jurecki The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. The De Anza Chapter was founded in 1934 and is named for Juan Bautista de Anza, an early explorer of California. Members live in Rancho Santa Fe, the San Dieguito coastal communities and other nearby areas. A woman 18 years or older is eligible for membership who can prove direct lineage from a patriot who gave service during the American Revolution. For more information, call Bettybob Williams 858-344-6233 or visit www.deanzadar.org.

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Red Haute Tango Friday, May 6, 2011, 5:00 p.m. at the Grand Del Mar Chairs: Maggie and Gary Bobileff · Honorary Chairs: Denise and Bertrand Hug Community Chairs: Connie and Bill McNally

A tango-inspired evening featuring the tastes, music and dancing of Argentina, not-to-be missed silent and live auctions. Proceeds support Kids Korps’ year-round programs that engage young people ages 5-25 in community service.

Tango performance by Yesenia Adame of Dancing with the Stars Actor Gianni Russo (“The Godfather”) – Gala Emcee Recognizing Kids Korps Leadership Award recipients Chapter Leadership Award: Teresa & Dave Miller and family Chapter Leadership Award: Dana & Bill Knees and family Teen Korps Leadership Award: McLaren Martin Community Leadership Award: Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Corporate Leadership Award: Sempra Energy Foundation This event will introduce Hugs for Kids, a new program inspired by the life of long-time supporter and recipient of the Kids Korps USA’s National Leadership Award, Julien Hug. Hugs for Kids’ mission is to ignite healthy inner growth and support the positive identity of young people by engaging youth, families and communities in educational programs, hands-on activities, and awareness campaigns.

Tickets: $350, $500, and $1,000 each. To purchase tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, visit www.kidskorps.org or call McFarlane Promotions at 619-233-5008. Kids Korps engages young people ages 5-25 in community service


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SPOTLIGHT on LOCAL BUSINESS Highlands Jewelers celebrates the charms of San Diego Fix Me Fitness now open in Del Mar

By Marlena Chavira-Medford Staff Writer After more than three decades here, Highlands Jewelers owner Victor Manoushakian has come see the charms of San Diego — figuratively and literally speaking. Living in this community has inspired the master craftsman to create a series of charms that pay homage to the area. “I’ve been a resident for 32 years, and I wanted to give back to the community as an artist,” he said. “For me, making jewelry is a passion. This creation is my way of saying ‘thank you’ to the community.” The sterling silver jewelry pieces are all crafted on sight, and each read “San Diego,” “La Jolla” or “Del Mar” and depict a palm tree or dolphin. The pieces can be worn as a charm for a bracelet or pendant for a necklace. They can also be engraved, which make for a great way to commemorate a special occasion, Manoushakian said. “These would make great keepsakes from a special trip here. After all, you can only buy so many shirts and mugs,” he said. Manoushakian, who also sits on the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board, has a broad spectrum of experience in all metals, diamonds, precious stones and gemstones, with an emphasis on custom jewelry design and repair. Manoushakian does all the work himself and on-sight, which is highly rare today. “I’m an old-fashioned, hands-on jeweler,” said Manoushakian, who knows many of his customers on a firstname basis. His classic approach to customer service has earned him a loyal following and, in fact, some families have been coming to Highlands Jewelers for multiple generations. Manoushakian’s foundation as a jeweler was set in his homeland of Beirut, Lebanon, where his uncles were all

master jewelers. His apprenticeship in the industry began when he was 14 and continued until 1973 when he moved to Canada to attend a jewelry-making school. In 1975 he began work in one of the world’s largest jewelry stores, “Birks Jewellers” in Montreal, Canada. Several years later, he moved to the U.S. and passed the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Diamond Grading course, as well as the Swest Jewelry Casting Workshop. Manoushakian worked more than 12 years at Bower’s Jewelers in La Jolla before opening his own store in Carmel Valley in 1989. “This community has been very good to me, and I very much want to thank them for allowing me to be a part of it,” he said. Highlands Jewelers is located at 3830 Valley Center Drive, Suite 706. For more information, please visit highlandsjewelers.net or 858-481-9193.

Martin Masri, owner and personal trainer /DCT practitioner, has opened his new fitness center based on years of battling his own back issues. The philosophy behind Fix Me Fitness is that fitness is the only thing in life that must be earned. It cannot be given to you and it cannot be given away. There is no replacement for dedication, and they are here to help you reach your full potential. Their unique approach easily adapts to every level of fitness and Fix Me Fitness owner any type of injury, regardless of age Martin Masri or current condition. They focus on assisted stretching, strength training, and core strength and balance — a combination that allows the body to function pain-free and at its full potential. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, have never set foot in a gym, or are training for your next marathon, Fix Me Fitness will ensure that your body is performing at its highest level. The human body is made for motion. Regardless of age or current condition, keep it moving to maintain a high quality of life. Their studio is conveniently located off the 5 freeway across from Del Mar’s polo field at 3790 Via De La Valle #212 Del Mar, CA 92014. Hours are: Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sat., 9 a.m.noon. Off hours by appointment. Please feel to contact them at (858) 229-0691 or visit www.fixmefitness.com

If you are selling a home or estate in Rancho Santa Fe, read this... Prime Real Estate in Rancho Santa Fe is a “Bargain” for Foreign Investors. The question is, do you or your agent know how to reach them effectively?

How to sell your home or estate to the foreign market Foreign investors have both the money and desire to purchase Rancho Santa Fe properties. And they do. The question is, how do you attract their interest? How do you showcase your home or estate? The simple answer is, you target them where they get their news or information. And since they don’t live in the local area or read local newspapers, investors look at hyper-local websites like www.ranchosantafereview.com searching for available properties. For example, the site attracts people from 51 countries in March, 2011 and generated 5,312 visits from countries worldwide. It’s interesting to note that the sites largest number of daily

To reach foreign investors, be sure your agent has a well-developed marketing plan To sell your home or estate quickly and for the most money possible, a thorough marketing plan is a must. So make sure your agent’s plan includes: Q Proper “staging” of your homeand property.

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What one person thinks “expensive”, isn’t so to another. Everything is relative. This is especially true for those purchasing local real estate with Euros, Loonies, Yen or Yuan. In fact, for many European, Canadian, or Mexican real estate investors, purchasing prime coastal real estate in Rancho Santa Fe can now be done at an amazingly steep discount. All thanks to Mr. Bernanke, who as you know, has continued to cut points in the Fed rate, which has helped trigger further declines in the dollar versus other foreign currencies. And as of this writing, the US dollar against the Euro currently hovers around $1.39, which can be a dream or a nightmare; all depending upon the denomination of ones bank account. Rancho Santa Fe real estate has long been the desired target of many wealthy foreign investors. But with the falling dollar, Rancho Santa Fe real estate has now become a screaming bargain to foreign investors around the world.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-010826 The name of the business: Rancho PaciďŹ c Construction and Development located at: 7592 Vista Rancho Court Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 mailing address: PO BOX 7201 Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-7201 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Michael A. Demich Construction, Inc. 7592 Vista Rancho Court Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 California. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: 1/1/2002. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 12, 2011 Michael A. Demich, President RSF164 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 12, 2011

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2011-00053792-CU-PT-NC SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO North County Division 325 S. Melrose Dr. Vista, CA 92081 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Kailey Jo Dufrene ďŹ led a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Kailey Jo Dufrene to Kaylee Ann House. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall 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. MAY 31, 2011 at 8:30 AM in DEPT. 3 at the address: 325 S. Melrose Dr. Vista, CA 92081. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once a 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. Rancho Santa Fe Review. Date: APR. 21, 2011. Aaron H. Katz,

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Judge of the Superior Court RSF165 Apr. 28 May 5, 12, 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: F522640 CA Unit Code: F Loan No: 0999569361/JANICE J. Investor No: 172455559 AP #1: 303-101-12-00 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, as duly appointed Trustee under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashier’s, certiďŹ ed or other checks speciďŹ ed in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: JANICE J. WELLS, AND LYNN T. WELLS, TRUSTEES OF THE WELLS FAMILY TRUST, DATED JUNE 16, 1999 AND Recorded May 5, 2004 as Instr. No. 2004-0408179 in Book —- Page —- of OfďŹ cial Records in the ofďŹ ce of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded January 19, 2011 as Instr. No. 11-32792 in Book —- Page —- of OfďŹ cial Records in the ofďŹ ce of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED MAY 3, 2004. 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 PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 6710 POCO LAGO, RANCHO SANTA FE, CA 92067 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).â€? Said Sale of property will be made in “as isâ€? condition without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regard-

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ing title possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: MAY 11, 2011, AT 10:30 A.M. *AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE TO THE BUILDING 321 NEVADA STREET OCEANSIDE, CA At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $720,867.57. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. The Mortgage Loan Servicer has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a ďŹ nal or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the accompanying Notice of Sale is ďŹ led. The timeframe for giving Notice of Sale speciďŹ ed in subdivision (a) of Civil Code Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: April 14, 2011 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the BeneďŹ ciary CINDY GASPAROVIC, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 1820 E. FIRST ST., SUITE 210, P.O. BOX 11988 SANTA ANA, CA 92711-1988 We are assisting the BeneďŹ ciary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose whether received orally or in writing. If available, the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com. TAC# 933128 PUB: 04/21/11, 04/28/11, 05/05/11 RSF161

Bags & Baubles May 1st 12pm-4pm Private Rancho Santa Fe estate, to be included on the invitation list or to donate email: ssteel@face4pets.org www.face4pets.org

OLYVER is a black and white, 4 year old, Domestic Short Hair cat. His adoption fee: just $75 plus his once-in-alifetime Microchip Registration Fee. Each adoptee will be given a CertiďŹ cate for a free night stay at our Club Pet Boarding! Helen Woodward Animal Center kennels are located at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. For more information call 858-756-4117, option #1 or log on to www. animalcenter.org.


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Del Mar Foundation to present May 6 concert featuring bluegrass band

The Horizon Prep Spring Fundraiser Committee is getting to work on raising funds as the buildings are being raised behind them. (L-R) Lauren Grizzle, Dana Kettler, Sara Hobbs, Jen DeRosa, Susan Ferrari, Jen Crowley, Janice Lugo, Kathy Flathers, Michelle Mansukhani, Shawn Kush

Beautiful Santaluz Club to be setting for Horizon Prep fundraiser The Horizon Prep Spring Fundraiser is set for Friday, May 6, at 6 p.m., at the Santaluz Club. “HIS Blueprint” is a fitting theme since Horizon Prep is currently under construction. Guests are sure to enjoy a lovely dinner by the Santaluz Club and an exciting auction with a wide-variety of items to get the bidding fired up. “We have everything from a stay at the Grand Wailea Resort on Maui, to teacher experiences at the Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Sea World, and Legoland,” says fundraiser chair Jen DeRosa, “for the sports-minded, we have the Heath Bell Experience, a Padres suite for 20 people and dugout seats!” One of the hot items for the night is sure to be a surfboard signed by Bethany Hamilton and a movie party to see her inspiring story, “Soul Surfer,” in theaters now! For sentimental bidders, there will be an architect-designed backyard playhouse, constructed from the materials of the new school. Other exciting items include: a 3D plasma screen TV, a chartered sail for a family, and a full set of braces with Dr. Kupiec. School favorites are sure to “Principal for a Day” and an opportunity drawing for free tuition! For tickets, call (858) 756-5599.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: V522213 CA Unit Code: V Loan No: 6010002623/WISE AP #1: 268-140-17-00 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, as duly appointed Trustee under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashier’s, certified or other checks specified in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: ALLYSON M WISE Recorded June 13, 2008 as Instr. No. 2008-0320372 in Book —- Page —- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded January 10, 2011 as Instr. No. 2011-0016478 in Book —- Page —- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED JUNE 6, 2008. 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 PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 16543 LA GRACIA, RANCHO SANTA FE, CA 92067 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).” Said Sale of property will be made in “as is” condition without covenant or warranty, express 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 as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on:

MAY 12, 2011, AT 10:00 A.M. *AT THE SOUTH ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $1,853,060.31. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has not obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: April 11, 2011 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary LAURA MAIB, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 1820 E. FIRST ST., SUITE 210, P.O. BOX 11988 SANTA ANA, CA 92711-1988 We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose whether received orally or in writing. If available, the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone

number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com. TAC# 933347 PUB: 04/21/11, 04/28/11, 05/05/11 RSF162 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-010728 The name of the business: Booxkeeping Event Ambassador located at: 11835 Carmel Mountain Dr. #1304 San Diego, CA 92128 , is hereby registered by the following: Purple Sun Corp. 11835 Carmel Mountain Dr. #1304 San Diego, CA 92128 California. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: 04/01/11. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 11, 2011 Elena Emma, President RSF163 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-009217 The name of the business: Timmons Galleries LLC, DBA J. Gallery LLC

The Del Mar Foundation and the San Diego Bluegrass Society recently announced the San Diego debut of the bluegrass band Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, in a special performance. The concert will be held in the intimate, oceanfront venue of the Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Boulevard, on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Frank Solivan, formerly the mandolinist with the U.S. Navy’s bluegrass band, Country Currents, now fronts his own band, recognized by Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine as ranking among the “buzz” bluegrass bands on the scene today. The band has “the energy of a hardcore traditional band with a more modern and contemporary folk-influenced sound” (Vintage Guitar Magazine). Tickets are $15 per person (advance), $18 (door) and are available online at www.delmarfoundation.org.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo May 1 in Solana Beach The Solana Beach Cinco de Mayo Community Fiesta will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 1-4 p.m., at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Avenue. This alcohol-free community event will offer many exciting cultural opportunities for the whole family. Highlighting the entertainment stage schedule will be the festive sounds of Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana (1-3 p.m.), followed by a performance by a professional Ballet Folklorico dance group (3-4 p.m.). These traditional and colorful Mexican heritage performances will be sure to inspire our cultural appreciation of Mexico. Fun activities for the whole family will include: Piñatas; game booths with prizes; Mexican craft booths; face painters; and fun jumps for the kids. Authentic Mexican food favorites will be provided. Special Mexican beverages such as horchata, Jamaica and limón will also be available. It is foolish and wrong to Come join the City of SolaSimple and na Beach in celebrating Cinco mourn the men who died. Dignified de Mayo while enjoying authen8690 Aero Dr., Ste. 107 Rather we should thank tic Mexican food and family enSan Diego 92123 FD 1921 tertainment. God that such men lived. 858-278-0937 This event is free and open to the public. For more informa- TRIDENTSOCIETY.COM -George S. Patton, Jr. tion, visit the city web site at www.cityofsolanabeach.org or call the Parks and Recreation De- For a free Obituary brochure and rates please call Cathy Kay at 858-218-7237 or email: InMemory@SDSuburbanNews.com partment at 858-720-2453.

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REAL ESTATE SHOWCASE JUST LISTED

LA JOLLA

Offered at VRM $699,000 - $749,876 Unique top floor 2BR/2BA penthouse with no shared common walls. Great Village location, walk to restaurants & shops. Spacious walk-in closet in master, skylight in entryway, separate living/dining rooms, balconies & gourmet kitchen. Two-car private gated garage. Close to schools. Pet friendly. Ocean views. Barry & Betty Tashakorian ¡ 619.954.9000 www.LaJollaShoresHome.com

LA JOLLA/WINDEMERE

RECENTLY REDUCED TO $550,000

Enjoy resort-style living in this beautifully remodeled home! Two master suites, cherrywood floors/cabinets, neutral Travertine, luxurious carpeting, stainless appliances, vaulted ceilings & great room. Pools/tennis/park/ racquetball/clubhouse/sauna/spa. Gated guarded security.

Computers and you: Back it up BY MARK DAUGHTERS, INTERLACED SAN DIEGO INC. Computers are amazing. Think of how much stuff is in your computer right now. Thousands of pictures, music tracks, videos, contacts, calendars, documents, spreadsheets, emails, and probably, a lot more. To store that in the physical world would fill a ton of photo albums, rolodexes, CD/DVD shelves, and file cabinets. A lot of my clients have a hard time letting go of those physical hard copies. To them it is scary to shrink all of this data into a box the size of a notepad, and toss the “real thing.� They take comfort that they can actually feel and know that their memories are safe, just by seeing that the file cabinet, or photo album is there. And they have a point. Without the proper steps, your data can randomly disappear in the blink of an eye. Your computer contains a small part called the hard drive. On laptops it is smaller than a deck of cards. This tiny thing holds everything. Inside there is a disk that spins around and a small needle moves around to read the data. These work magnetically, not using grooves, like a record player, but the idea is the same. Since this is a mechanical part, at some point it will fail. Let me restate that. Every hard drive, ever built, in any device, Mac, PC, desktop, laptop, iPod, will fail. Even the newer computers with the “solid state drives� or SSD (Techno speak for “no moving parts.�) are not infallible. They have a limited amount of times data can be written or read from. When this happens (not if), all the data on the drive will be inaccessible. Stop printing out everything in a panic. You can stop this data Armageddon from happening, and it is quite easy. All you need is a copy of your data in another place. These days there are plenty of ways to accomplish this with minimal effort on your part. With every Mac sold today, Time Machine is included. Time Machine is the easiest, and most powerful way to backup your data. All it requires is an external hard drive. (Around $100.) Once it is set up, your Mac will backup every hour. It is smart; it only backs up what has changed from the last backed up. It is fast; after the first backup, it only takes a few minutes. And it is easy to use. If

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your computer’s hard drive dies, when your Mac is repaired or replaced, it asks if you have a time machine backup. Just plug in your drive and in an hour or so your computer looks exactly like it did the last time it backed up. It’s that easy. There are other options as well. You can get a wireless version of the external drive so you don’t need to keep your computer plugged into the backup at all times. There are backup utilities that work for PCs or older Macs, as well as off-site backup solutions that provide an extra layer of security. For instance, If your home is robbed or is burned down, your computer and it’s backup might be gone. An off-site backup will ensure your data is safe. Once you find a setup that works for you and your precious data, you can start living the good, “clutter free� life, like myself. Personally, I hate having hard copies of things. As often as I can, I scan in receipts, buy digital music from the web, and only take digital photos and almost never print them out. I am able to keep anything I could ever need at an arms reach at any time. Need a receipt for that gizmo I bought? It’s on my phone. Want to see a picture of where I proposed to my fiancee in Alaska? Right here on my laptop. Need a phone number of a friend of mine? Not a problem. Do I fear for my data with this lifestyle? No, because I’ve taken steps to prepare for the inevitable. You should too. Mark Daughters, Interlaced San Diego Inc., can be reached at 858-699-8958; 1201 Camino Del Mar, Unit 102, Del Mar, CA 92014; www.interlacedinc.com

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Learning about the lives of Holocaust survivors

NEW LISTING

In preparation for the San Diego Jewish Academy’s upcoming annual Holocaust Memorial Service and in honor of Passover, 5th grade students recently conducted a Seder where they learned about the lives of local Holocaust survivors. Photos/Jon Clark

FAIRBANKS RANCH

Offered at $1,189,000

Sweeping ocean, golf course and mountain views from this well designed 2BR/2BA plus a den home situated on a premier lot in the Fairbanks Ranch community of Stratford. Spacious indoor-outdoor living captures the stunning views from this well maintained home. Priced to sell quickly.

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Robyn Miller does a reading during the Seder.

Jordan Dinerman, Jacob Baradarian, Lou Dunst

April 11-18 LA JOLLA Offered at $950,000 These units are rarely available! A 2BR/2BA front unit in the popular “Devonshire� complete with panoramic ocean and village views! Marble floors, new plumbing throughout, Bosch washer/dryer. Private outside patio to enjoy the ocean breezes. Underground parking.

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Top ranking for K. Ann Brizolis K. Ann Brizolis, a respected leader in the sale of fine homes and estate properties, was ranked number one out of all real estate agents throughout San Diego County for sales volume during the first quarter of 2011. The K. Ann Brizolis data was based on a county-wide ranking performed by the Multiple Listing Service, which is subscribed to by all real estate agencies. Brizolis, who recently celebrated her 22nd year in real estate, is widely regarded as an expert in the purchase and sale of residential properties throughout Rancho Santa Fe and the surrounding coastal communities. A California Real Estate Broker, Brizolis has leveraged her business sense and real estate market knowledge to earn numerous professional distinctions and sales awards. She graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing, and is currently serving as a director of Prudential’s Luxury Division. “Real estate has always been a dynamic industry, but the past few years have been particularly challenging and eventful,” says

Brizolis, who is based in Prudential California Realty’s Rancho Santa Fe office. “I am especially grateful to be working with such a dedicated team of associates. Their commitment to excellence and ongoing focus on our clients’ best interests has been the cornerstone of our success. The resources and support provided to us by Prudential have also been a key factor to our success, enabling us to facilitate the objectives of our clients, regardless of market conditions.” As a Chairman’s Circle Diamond award winner for six consecutive years, Brizolis has constantly ranked in the top half of 1 percent of more than 54,000 Prudential agents nationwide. The achievement, which is the company’s highest honor, is an indication of her strength and passion for real estate, as well as the tenacity she applies to every transaction. “Ann’s unsurpassed work ethic and business sense have made her one of California’s most recognized and successful agents for the majority of her career,” says Herb Josepher, manager of Prudential’s Rancho Santa Fe offices. “Her outstanding reputation is built on her ability to anticipate the direction of the real estate market, personal integrity and focus on client satisfaction.” K. Ann Brizolis and Associates may be reached at 858-756-535, via email at ann@ kabrizolis.com, or on the web at www.kabrizolis.com.

Coldwell Banker receives award for website The ColdwellBanker.com website has been named a 2011 Official Honoree of The Webby Awards, making it the only national real estate brand in the Website Real Estate category. In its 15th year and hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, the Webby Awards is now well-established as one of the Internet’s most respected symbols of success, receiving nearly 10,000 entries from 60 countries worldwide. “We work tirelessly on ColdwellBanker.com to keep it an intuitive, informative and enjoyable platform experience for everyone, and we believe that by providing the right kinds of tools and technology, our consumers can make smarter real estate decisions,” says Helen Galasso, Vice President of Platform Development and eBusiness, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Winners were chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization whose members include Director Darren Aronofsky, Martha Stewart, Huffington Post Media Group President Arianna Huffington, Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone, musician David Bowie, and Internet co-creator Vint Cerf, Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson, and R/GA Chairman and CEO Bob Greenberg. Winners in the website category were selected based on the following criteria: content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience. “Coldwell Banker has track record for creating innovative consumer services and agent tools that increase productivity and exposure for our listings—like our new iPad app, Coldwell Banker On LocationSM YouTube channel, quick response or QR code marketing, or partnerships with web powerhouses like Google, Realtor.com, Zillow.com and Yahoo!,” said Rick Hoffman, President and COO of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, San Diego and Temecula Valley.

SPORTS continued from page B14 cord to 3-2 with a 5-0 victory over Mt. Carmel on April 23. The win followed a 1-0 loss to Poway on April 20. Taylor Lee pitched a four-hitter to lead the Falcons in the Mt. Carmel game. She led the Falcons offensively too, going 2 for 3 with one RBI. Lee took the loss in the Poway game, allowing one

run on four hits in seven innings. The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 18-5-1. Girls lacrosse: Torrey Pines moved into sole possession of first place in the Avocado League with a crucial 12-8 victory over rival La Costa Canyon in on April 19. The Falcons followed that win with a 13-3 league victory over San Dieguito Academy the next day. Katie Trees scored four

goals and had three assists and Anna Knowles scored three goals to lead the Falcons in the LCC game. Falcons goalie Carrie Yang had seven saves. Knowles scored five goals and had two assists to lead the Falcons in the SDA game, and Trees added four goals and four assists. Yang had five saves. The Falcons improved to 5-0 in league and 9-2 overall for the season.

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OPEN HOUSES CARMEL VALLEY $599,000 3BR/2.5BA

12553 El Camino Real # A Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$679,000 3BR/2.5BA

11391 Carmel Creek Rd Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$715,000 4BR/3BA

15508 Paseo Del Sur Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$769,000 4BR/3BA

11438 Pleasant Ridge Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 Joseph and Diane Sampson, Sampson California Realty 858-699-1145

$824,900 5BR/3BA

12625 Caminito Radiante Rebecca Robinson, R. S. Robinson Company

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-922-7731

$1,079,000 5BR/3BA

10982 Cloverhurst Wy Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$1,199,500 5BR/4.5BA

4490 Philbrook Sq Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$1,279,888 4BR/4.5BA

4935 Hidden Dune Ct Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$1,329,000 4BR/4.5BA

4358 Philbrook Sq Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sat 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

$1,399,000 4BR/3.5BA

5444 Valerio Trail Jennifer J. Janzen, Prudential California Realty

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 760-845-3303

$1,795,000 6BR/6.5BA

13250 Lansdale Ct Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525

DEL MAR $814,900 3BR/2BA

222 Dolphin Cove Court Kyle Belding, Del Mar Realty Associates

Sun 2:00-6:00 858-525-2291

$950,000-$1,095,876 13656 Mira Montana 4BR/2.5BA David Schroedl, Prudential Ca Realty

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-459-0202

$1,950,000 4BR/3BA

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-481-7939

2221 La Amatista Tanys Evangelisti, P.S. Platinum Properties

ENCINITAS $1,975,000-$2,387,000 1794 Swallowtail Road 5BR/4BA Emma Philibert, McMonigle Group

Sat 12:00-3:00 858-353-3503

RANCHO PENASQUITOS $1,199,000 3BR/3.5BA

15505 Churchill Downs Pari Ziatabari, Coldwell Banker

Sun 12:00-4:00 858-442-9940

$3,800/mo (rental) 2BR/2BA

16920 Via De Santa Fe Ron Lajoie, The Sterling Company

Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 619-787-7811

$599,000 3BR/2BA

301 Hickoryhill Deb Weir, Willis Allen

Sun 1:00-4:00 619-540-5487

$775,000 3BR/3BA

3647 Paseo Vista Famosa Bobbie Corpal, The Sterling Company

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-245-7167

$4,475,000 6BR/7.5BA

18202 Via De Sueno St Becky and June Campbell, Coldwell Banker

Sun 1:00-4:00 858-449-2027

RANCHO SANTA FE

SANTALUZ $975,000-$1,075,000 14448 Rock Rose 3BR/3BA Gretchen Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker

Sun 1:00-4:00 760-715-0478

$1,175,000-$1,275,000 14271 Caminito Lazanja 4BR/4.5BA Gretchen Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker

Sun 1:00-4:00 760-715-0478

$1,199,900 3BR/3BA

Sun 1:00-4:00 760-715-0478

7796 Doug Hill Court Gretchen Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker

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RSF/Rancho Pacifica-$12,700,000

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$6,495,000

Panoramic views of Fairbanks Golf Course, ocean and mountains. This a beautiful home with 11,995sq. ft. located on 2.14 level acres, including an attached entertainment pavilion.

Built to meticulous standards, an exclusive six bedroom villa on richly landscaped, 2.87 acres of Tuscan influences combined with elegance that will meet your every luxury need.

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$4,295,000

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$3,950,000

Exceptional single-story treasure located on the desirable west side. Understated elegance and quality craftsmanship are displayed in this one of-a-kind Covenant home.

The ideal traditional family home on 3 acres with pool and tennis in a peaceful location. This is perfect for indoor-outdoor living with gracious balconies spanning the entire home.

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$3,950,000

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$2,750,000

La Costa Estates-$2,395,000

A great opportunity to build your own beautiful dream home on 6+ acres with plans included.

Romantic Spanish, 4br hacienda with fountains, sparkling pool and bocce ball court. on 3.12 acres.

European-style 5br Tudor, completely remodeled inside and out with resort-like amenities and ocean views.

Rancho Santa Fe Covenant-$1,995,000

RSF/The Bridges-$1,850,000

An enchanting tennis estate situated on 2.46 view acres capturing the romantic style of a classic ranch. 4br/4ba.

Customized single story, two bedroom Villa with attached one bedroom casita both perched high, offering expansive views.

RSF/The Crosby-$1,699,000 Gated courtyard entry with fountains and exceptional landscaping in semi-custom “Estrella” 5br/5ba home.

Olivenhain-$1,735,000

RSF/Crosby-$999,000-$1,300,000

RSF/The Crosby-$1,249,000

Fantastic equestrian opportunity for up to 16 horses on 3.39 picturesque acres. Located in gated Copper Crest, 4br/4ba.

Build your dream home on a lot with panoramic golf course and expansive views in a quiet cul de sac location..

Four bedroom upgraded home on the 1st Green of Crosby Golf Course with many great outdoor features.

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