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Residential Customer Del Mar CA, 92014 ECRWSS

Volume XV, Issue 20

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May 12, 2011 Published Weekly

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Cities to challenge fairgrounds plan Del Mar, Solana Beach entering ‘joint representative agreement’ to pursue litigation

■ These ‘Young Scientists’ know how to use their heads. Page 14

■ ‘The Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge’ is not your typical 5K. Page B13

BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer Del Mar and Solana Beach are collaborating to bring legal action challenging the Del Mar Fairgrounds master plan, which outlines a major

School fundraising labeled a success BY KAREN BILLING Staff Writer In its final fundraising push, the Del Mar Schools Education Foundation was able to raise $200,000 in the month of April alone, bringing its total raised to nearly $1.3 million for the Del Mar Union School District. With those monies, the foundation will be able to fund 13 full-time Extended Studies Curriculum (ESC) teachers for the next school year, 2011-2012, in the subjects of science, technology, art, music and PE, according to Drew Isaacman, foundation president. Those funded 13 teachers match what the foundation was able to provide in the current school year. SEE FUNDRAISING, PAGE 18

redevelopment of the stateowned property. Del Mar City Attorney Leslie Devaney made the announcement during the May 9 Del Mar City Council meeting after emerging from a closed-door session, stating that the two cities will enter

a “joint representation agreement” to move forward with litigation against the master plan. Because the item was part of closed-door session agenda, the council did not publicly discuss the topic. Last month the 22nd

Off to see the pugs... For a video of this event, visit www. delmartimes. net

Pug Rescue of San Diego held its 20th annual pug party at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 7. A total of 473 pugs padded into the infield to celebrate on the theme of “The Emerald City — No Place Like Home,” many of them dressed as characters from “The Wizard of Oz.” (Above right) Marlaina Kent and Ivory, a recently rescued pug. See page B5 for more. Photos/Karen Billing

District Agricultural Association (22nd DAA) board, which governs the stateowned property, certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the 2008 Master Plan, which includes replacing the 50-year-old exhibit halls,

widening the turf track, and adding a health club, a parking facility and an electronic reader board sign. The FEIR spurred strong outcry from Solana Beach, Del Mar and other area resSEE CHALLENGE, PAGE 6

DM, SB may be part of Senate bill Legislation would give cities more control over fairgrounds BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer Del Mar and Solana Beach may be added to a Senate bill that could potentially give the cities more control over the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The bill, Senate Bill 249 (SB 249), was introduced by Senator Leleand Yee, D-San Francisco, with the intention of providing more local control over Cow Palace, a state-owned agricultural facility that is home to the Grand National Rodeo and many other events through-

out the year. Recently there have been drug-related deaths, injuries and arrests during concerts at Cow Palace, prompting concern from residents in neighboring Daley City and San Francisco. Cow Place is run by the 1-A District Agricultural Association (1-A DAA) board, which includes nine members who area all appointed by the governor — the same as the Del Mar fairgrounds, which is run by the 22nd DAA board. However, SB SEE BILL, PAGE 6

McClain lawsuit against school district moves forward ■ Documentary explores the dark side of Hawaiian history. Page B1

BY MARSHA SUTTON STAFF WRITER The case of former Del Mar Union School District superintendent Sharon McClain (who was hired in September 2008 and released March 31, 2010) vs. the DMUSD is moving along, with a hearing heard May 6

and one coming up May 20. The hearing on May 20, filed by McClain’s attorney, Los Angeles-based Dale Gronemeier, is a summary adjudication to ask the court to rule on the issue of termination notice. “It seeks to determine that Dr. McClain was not

given proper notice of the termination meeting on March 31, 2010,” Gronemeier said. “The basic fact is she was given notice of that meeting on March 29. The contract in our view requires that she be notified at least 30 days in advance.” Calling it a “no down-

side motion” other than the $750 filing fee, Gronemeier said, “If you lose, it doesn’t mean anything except that there may be factual disputes and you have to go to trial on it.” If the judge rules in McClain’s favor, he said it means that “it is determined

that they didn’t give the proper notice.” But Ryan Church, an attorney with the law firm of Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz, disagreed. “In her motion, she’s saying that the district had a SEE LAWSUIT, PAGE 6


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BY MARLENA CHAVIRA-MEDFORD STAFF WRITER The San Diego County Fair may have more stringent smoking policies this year. During its May 10 meeting, the 22nd District Agricultural Association (22nd DAA) board of directors discussed either reducing the number of designated smoking areas or not allowing children in the areas where smoking is allowed. Because the item was not the formal agenda, no action could be taken. However, the board agreed to place the item on its June 7 meeting, when action will likely be taken. The proposed changes come after months of public feedback requesting that the fair become a completely smoke-free venue, or at least significantly reduce its eight designated smoking areas. Fairgrounds staff has been meeting regularly with a group of concerned residents in an effort to modify its smoking policy. As a result, this year’s fair will include an anti-smoking message that will be displayed on a video board. There will also be two one-hour smoking cessation seminars conducted during the fair, which are slated for 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15 and June 29 inside the Turf Club. The exhibit hall at the fair will also have booth space for anti-smoking information. The San Diego County Fair is scheduled for Friday, June 10, through Monday, July 4.

SDSU basketball coach Steve Fisher honored Del Mar Mayor Don Mosier read a proclamation May 9 honoring Del Mar resident and head SDSU basketball coach Steve Fisher for being the first to lead the team to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen. Though Fisher was not able to attend the council meeting due to a prior engagement, his friend Judd Halenza, who is also a Del Mar resident, accepted the proclamation on his behalf. In addition to making SDSU history, Fisher was also named the 2011 Naismith Men’s College Basketball Coach of the Year. — Marlena Chavira-Medford

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Community Calendar Sunday, May 15 The Torrey Pines Natural Reserve Docent Society and Torrey Pines Association present the second annual Art in the Pines to be held Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Festival is free and open to all. For more information about this event, visit torreypine.org Thursday, May 19 • The Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter will hold its 11th Annual Art Gala on Thursday, May 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Power-

house Community Center in Del Mar (1658 Coast Blvd.). The gala will feature beautiful art, delectable food and drink, musical entertainment and coastal conservation highlights. If you are interested in donating something for the event or sponsoring it please email artgala@surfriderSD. org for details. • The Gipsy Kings will perform with Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliaro at 8 p.m. Tickets are $125 and doors open at 7 p.m. Visit bellyup.com.

Crime and arrests in April 2011 The numbers of crimes other than domestic violence with and selected arrests/citations valid addresses that were reported to the San Diego County’s Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS) by April 30 for the month of April 2011 in the San Diego City neighborhood of Del Mar Heights and the City of Del Mar are shown below for the various incident types that can be selected in ARJIS Crime MAPS at www.arjis.org. There you can also get a map of incident locations and a report with incident hundred-block addresses, dates, and

times. Del Mar Heights 4 Crimes: 1 residential burglary, 1 simple assault other than DV, 1 theft, and 1 vehicle break-in 3 Arrests: 1 driving under the influence and 2 drunk in public City of Del Mar 11 Crimes: 1 malicious mischief/vandalism, 2 residential burglary, 1 robbery, 2 theft, and 5 vehicle break-ins 3 Arrests/citations: 1 driving under the influence and 2 drunk in public — Adrian Lee, SDPD Northwestern Division Community Relations Officer

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DM City manager leaving in June The city of Del Mar will lose its accomplished City Manager Karen Brust, who will assume the same position with the City of San Juan Capistrano on June 30. Brust has helped manage Del Mar through the difficult economic downturn, has been highly responsive to council priorities, and will leave the city in a strong position to meet future challenges. The council voiced appreciation to her for her service to the community. Del Mar Mayor Don Mosier said, “It has been a delight to work with Karen, who is always willing to take on new projects (such as the proposed fairgrounds acquisition) with hard work, solid financial understanding, and good cheer. I appreciate how many hours she put in to make our city a better place, and the solid team she built all of whom will continue to serve Del Mar.” “Karen has placed the city on a solid track towards accomplishing long standing goals and leaves with an outstanding record of achievement. We will miss her energy, enthusiasm and cheerful approach to every task at hand and we wish her the very best as she goes forward to meet new challenges,” said Deputy Mayor Carl Hilliard. “The city was very fortunate to have Karen Brust come on board in fall 2007. Thanks to her leadership and financial acumen, the city quickly responded to the faltering economy and significantly reduced costs without reducing city services or sacri-

ficing projects. Karen is a creative problemsolver who contributed much during her time serving Del Mar. She will be missed,” said former councilmember Crystal Crawford. City of San Juan Capistrano Mayor Karen Brust Sam Allevato said, “The San Juan City Council was very deliberate in looking at the over 80 applications that we received. Karen’s strong experience in finance, especially dealing with water operations, made her a unanimous choice for the position. We are thrilled that she is joining us and look forward to Karen getting started.” “I have loved working in Del Mar and I will miss the people that are like family to me,” said Karen Brust. “Thank you Del Mar for the privilege and honor it has been to serve you. Moving to San Juan Capistrano will allow me to have the opportunity to move closer to our family while pursuing my career passion through serving the people of San Juan Capistrano as its next city manager.” — Submitted press release

City of Solana Beach, DM/SB Fire Departments finalists for Golden Watchdog Awards The San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) recently announced the finalists in its annual Golden Watchdog Awards categories. These awards highlight smart, sensible practices in taxpayer-funded programs. The Golden Watchdog is awarded to government programs or services that exemplify efficient use of tax dollars or good government practices. The Metro Golden Watchdog finalists are: City of San Diego – Re-Bid of City Help Desk Contract City of Solana Beach – Comprehensive Pension Reform City of Carlsbad – Reform of Firefighter Pensions The Regional Golden Watchdog finalists are: Del Mar, Encinitas, and Solana Beach Fire Departments, and the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District – North County Fire Departments’ Cooperative Efforts North County Transit District – Privatization Rolling Right Along San Diego County Regional Airport Authority – Green Light for the Green Build Winners will be honored at an awards event at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in Mission Valley on Thursday, May 19. Now in its 16th year, the Golden Watchdog & Golden Fleece Awards Dinner gives the public an opportunity to voice compliments and criticism of government spending through nomination of programs that highlight the smart and not-so-smart decisions of the past year. SDCTA receives dozens of nominations from individuals and organizations throughout San Diego County. For more information about the 16th Annual Golden Watchdog and Golden Fleece Awards Dinner please call the San Diego County Taxpayers Association at (619) 234-6423 or email amy@sdcta.org.

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LAWSUIT continued from page 1 contractual obligation to give notice, and they did not give notice,” said Church, who is working with the school district’s legal counsel Daniel Shinoff on the case. “The court cannot rule on whether or not the district did or did not give the proper notice because that’s a jury decision.” The school district’s attorneys are opposing the motion and are making a distinction on what the judge can and cannot decide. Church said the court can only decide whether or not that obligation exists, and cannot determine whether or not the district breached any contractual obligation.

BILL continued from page 1 249 would allow the mayors of Daly City and San

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“Our position is that the plaintiff is asking the court to do something they cannot do. That’s an issue for the jury to decide,” Church said. “Our position is the court can only determine whether or not a duty exists.” A hearing held May 6 ruled on a motion for judgment filed by the district’s attorneys that attacked four different causes of action. “The judge agreed with us on one of them, and the other three will remain intact,” Church said. Both attorneys said many of these motions are minor. “Pleading disputes aren’t very interesting,” Gronemeier said. A motion with larger implications will be heard by the court July 8, which

was filed after Gronemeier subpoenaed former DMUSD school board member Steven McDowell for a deposition. “We filed a motion to quash that subpoena,” said Church, explaining that the deliberative process privilege prevents public board members from being deposed and bars judicial inquiry into the motives of public officials. “You’re not supposed to be able to take board members’ depositions,” he said. “That’s been a law for quite some time. The voters can question their decisions, but the court shouldn’t be able to go in there and question their decisions.” “They filed a motion to quash the subpoena on the grounds that you cannot require the testimony of any

board member,” Gronemeier said. “But the only people who know anything about this case on the district’s side are board members.” Gronemeier said the district’s attorneys don’t want McDowell to testify, and he expects they’ll take that same position with the other board members. “What they’re saying is [that] we cannot take any discovery because the only people that know anything about all the disputed events in the lawsuit are board members,” Gronemeier said. “They have blocked, temporarily at least, our ability to get any information essentially, and we’re heading to court resolution on that.” “When you represent public entities, you will occasionally run into a situa-

Francisco to each appoint two members to the Cow Palace board, thereby giving these communities more local control. Del Mar City Councilman Carl Hilliard

would like to see Del Mar and Solana Beach have the same amount of power when it comes to the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Therefore, he, with approval from Del Mar City Council, plans to approach the authors of SB 249 and ask that Del Mar and Solana Beach be added. During the May 9 city council meeting, Hilliard said adding Del Mar and So-

lana Beach to SB 249 made sense because the two scenarios surrounding Cow Palace and the Del Mar Fairgrounds are so similar. “In a statement about the bill Senator Yee said: ‘the lack of representation on the Cow Palace board has resulted in decisions, especially regarding issues of public safety, that do not reflect the wishes and needs

May 18th 3:00 p.m. Inside Southern California: Continuing Care For Seniors 3:30 p.m. Dining! Del Mar: Poseidon 4:00 p.m. Producers’ Showcase: Now Lifestyle episode 2 May 19th 7:00 p.m. The Piano Guy W/ Scott Houston (instructional) 7:30 p.m. Inside Southern California: Catherine Cardinal May 20th 9:00 p.m. Planet X Programming on DMTV (sports program) 10:00 p.m. Magic, Music and Laughter (variety show)

Annual Memorial Beach Walk to be held in Del Mar May 21 It could be the lemon cake, a Del Mar tradition that goes back many years. Or the ocean breezes, or the camaraderie of friends. Or simply the mix that elevates the annual “Jerry Finnell Memorial Walk” sponsored by Del Mar Community Connections (DMCC) above the usual. Slated this year on May 21, the two-mile walk along the Del Mar beach will begin at 8:30 a.m. with check-in at the north end of Powerhouse Park. A continental breakfast of fruit, bagels,

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tion where someone will try to depose a board member, and this is a common motion you file to prevent that from happening,” Church said. When asked why McDowell was subpoenaed to testify, of the five board members, Gronemeier said, “It was a tactical decision that he was the best place to start.” Gronemeier said he also had four motions to compel discovery that haven’t been filed yet, for July 15. More motions and hearings are expected by both sides, in preparation for the full trial which has been set for Nov. 4.

idents, as well as elected officials who claimed it failed to adequately analyze impacts from traffic, noise, lighting and pollution. After certifying its FEIR, the 22nd DAA filed with the county clerk’s office. That began a 30-day period during which the FEIR could be challenged through legal action, which it now appears Del teaming up to do.

of the community.’ Sound familiar?” A potential roadblock for SB 249 is the fact that the governor may not be keen on giving up any appointments to these state boards. Because of that, Hilliard said he has helped to draft an alternative option, which is to amend the law so that it clearly spells out the jurisdiction Del Mar has when it comes to regulating activities on the fairgrounds that are “outside of the [District Agricultural Association’s] core mission, and are competitive with private enterprise in the commercial market.” SB 249 and the proposed alternative amendment are both in addition to Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), which would authorize Del Mar to buy the fairgrounds from the state. SB 1 was introduced in December, but it has now become a twoyear bill, meaning it’s on hold until at least next year. SB1, like many bills, has been delayed because the senate and assembly are dealing with the state’s budget crisis. “This is kind of our Plan B,” Del Mar City Councilman Mark Filanc said of the SB 249 and the proposed alternative amendment. “If this gives us at least some jurisdiction over the other events that are not keeping within the [DAA’s] original mission, that certainly goes a long way to helping us. “It doesn’t do everything we want, but it does quite a bit of what we want.”

City Council upholds decision to deny business license for medical marijuana dispensary The 1105 Cooperative, a medical marijuana dispensary, opened off Camino del Mar a month ago, although Del Mar City officials swiftly took steps to shut down the operation because it does not comply with city zoning rules. The owner, Patrick Kennedy, appealed city staff’s decision to deny his business license — however, during its May 9 meeting, the council voted to uphold city staff’s decision. Although that means Kennedy will have to shut down his cooperative, the city council may still explore the idea of amending its zoning ordinance to allow for medical marijuana operations in the future.

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Website helps students save on books BY KAREN BILLING Staff Writer On average, an American college student spends about $900 a year on college textbooks. SwoopThat.com, a website started by two local men, hopes to save people about 50 percent on textbooks and make the process a whole lot easier and less time-consuming. The site offers price comparisons on textbooks for 145 schools across the nation, saving customers the hassle of a lengthy online quest. SwoopThat has all the 145 schools’ courses and course book requirements loaded up. Once users log in their courses, the site then “swoops� the best prices from every major online book retailer. “We’re exceeding my expectations,� said Johnny Simkin, CEO. “I wasn’t expecting to support the number of schools we have.� “I wish we had [this option] when we were in college,� added Benjamin Carson, COO. Simkin, 23, and Carson, 26, have been friends since “before they can remember,� growing up together on the border of Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe. Simkin met partners Kevin King, CTO (Chief Technology Officer), and Sam Hollaran, computer engineer, while attending Harvey Mudd College—Carson went to Claremont Colleges’ Pomona College and in 2010 graduated from University of San Diego School of Law. The SwoopThat site

doesn’t sell books, it simply offers price transparency, Simpkin said. They are the only website to offer an “internal cart,� meaning you load books onto your cart on SwoopThat and they are waiting to be purchased in a cart on the bookseller’s site. SwoopThat can also find rentable books, e-books and free digital textbooks when they are available. “(Customers) love it,� said Simkin. “It basically reduces a 30-minute task to five to 10 minutes and you’re guaranteed to get the best deal.� The group hopes to soon expand its offerings to private high schools such as Simkin’s alma mater San Diego Jewish Academy. The friends created a site just for Harvey Mudd courses offering textbook price com-

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Grounding in ‘real world’ experiences of the poor provided insights for ‘superstar’ economist BY ARTHUR LIGHTBOURN Contributor In the field of international economics, UC San Diego professor Gordon Hanson, son of medical missionary parents, is regarded as a superstar — and one of the most productive and highly cited economists in the United States. Interestingly and significantly, when he was 21, after earning his undergraduate degree, he postponed going to graduate school until he had spent a year working among the poor in Peru and Honduras. “Before I went off to graduate school in economics, which is very mathematical and very abstract,” he said, “I wanted to have grounding in the real world experiences of people whose problems I wanted to study so I wouldn’t just get lost in the math.” Hanson was recently honored at UCSD with a Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Award for his work in international economics and cited “as one of his generation’s pioneers who have combined original ways of investigating problems empirically with astute innovations in theorizing.” Hanson, a resident of Solana Beach, is the director of UCSD’s Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies. He is considered an authority on international trade and migration, economic development and foreign in-

Gordon Hanson (PHOTO: JON CLARK) vestment, and applying economic analysis to understanding the social implications of timely issues. We interviewed the 46-year-old Hanson in his office on the La Jolla campus of UCSD. Casually dressed on his day-off in jeans and a sport shirt, he is 5-foot-10,

165 pounds and keeps in shape surfing and paddle boarding. He is the youngest of three brothers. Both of his parents were physicians. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., while his parents were on medical furlough from 10 years of service as medical missionaries in northern Thailand. He accompanied his family back to Thailand for another six years before his parents returned to California in 1970 to enter private practice. “They needed to put the kids through college,” he said. Hanson attended Occidental College in Los Angeles where he earned his A.B. degree in economics, summa cum laude, in 1986. He applied for and was granted a Watson Fellowship. “It’s a wonderful fellowship given to graduates from liberal arts colleges that allows you to propose a project to learn unusual things about the world we live in…So I spent a year divided between Peru and Honduras working in urban shantytowns.” Later, while attending graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he spent another year in Mexico working on his dissertation. He completed his doctorate from MIT in 1992.

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Local psychologist releases new parenting book BY DIANE Y. WELCH Staff Writer Dr. Keith Kanner, clinical psychologist and a contributor to this newspaper group, has just released a book titled “Your Family Matters” (through “Love Your Life Publishing”). Subtitled, “Solutions to Common Parental Dilemmas,” the book aims to direct parents to address the most common issues with their children, from infancy through age 18. “The book highlights what I aim to do in my practice, which is to help people better understand their children and to become better parents,” Kanner said. This is the first of what will probably be three volumes, with future releases planned to focus on broader family structures. The first book is written with chapters for moms and dads respectively. There is also a chapter on “Grandma’s House,” and the different influences that a grandparent may have on the family. Kanner is a licensed clinical child, adolescent, and adult psychologist and psychoanalyst, with more than 20 years in his field. In addition to a fulltime private practice locally, he is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego where he teaches human development and also trains medical students how to better understand and relate to their patients. He also serves as the director of clinical counseling for La Jolla Coun-

Local clinical psychologist Dr. Keith Kanner just released a book, ‘Your Family Matters.’ try Day School in La Jolla, and is a clinical professor at The San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. His book represents a culmination of this experience. In its pages he tries to help parents understand what is going on with their child developmentally, as well as to understand the root causes of a child’s issues so that a solution may be found. “The book aims to bring everyone together in the process,” Kanner said. While very busy with his private practice, writing and media appearances, Kanner stresses that his family comes first. Kanner has three children:

Cassidy, soon to be 13; Christopher, 10; and Zachary, turning 8. As an involved dad he volunteers on the national board for KidsKorps USA and serves as a coach in his children’s respective sports. He is a big believer on parents not missing out on spending time with their kids. “These opportunities only come around once, so enjoy it while you can. It goes too fast,” he said. It was during down time in between his professional work and family responsibilities that Kanner was able to complete the manuscript for his new book. “Writing is something that I’ve done for a while. I always have my computer on, I’m always thinking and writing on my subject,” he said. “Your Family Matters” is written from his perspective as a clinician, a doctor and, most importantly, as a dad. “I believe that your kids are your best teachers. My kids are not afraid to tell me when I am completely in the wrong, so we work together to better understand things,” he said. Kanner has a syndicated radio show and has been on local television for a number of years with “Your Family Matters.” He is also working on a possible move into the national spotlight with a 9 to 10 o’clock morning show. He stars currently as one of the 15 LifeChangers for Extra TV in Hollywood. “I’m also currently doing documentaries for television and have one reality show now in the hands of two

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Iconic photographer of rock legends to appear at Timmons Galleries in RSF A VIP event for renowned photographer Neal Preston will be held on Friday, May 20, from 5-10 p.m. at Timmons Galleries in the Rancho Santa Fe village. Preston is known for his iconic photography of numerous rock and roll legends. His photographs of stars such as Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Nicks have received praise by both art collectors and rock and roll enthusiasts alike. Now, just returning to Los Angeles from a successful gallery show in Hawaii, with his long-time friend Mick Fleetwood of famous rock band Fleetwood Mac, Preston is ready to meet and talk to his growing number of collectors in Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding communities. Due to the popular interest of his photography, Preston will showcase never-before-seen images of a variety of famous athletes. His lengthy career with “People” magazine, which started in 1980, together with his love of sports, has enabled Preston to capture personal moments with such athletes as Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Michelle Kwan, Barry Bonds, and Shaquille O’Neal, to name a few. Preston and Timmons Galleries are donating 20 percent of the proceeds to Helen Woodward Animal Center for its Spring Fling in June. Timmons Galleries is located at 6024 D Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA,90267; RSVP: 858-756-8488; www.TimmonsGalleries.com.


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TPHS Key Club wins sidewalk art contest The Torrey Pines High School Key Club took first place in the sidewalk art contest at the San Diego County Kiwanis Miracle Mile of Quarters fund drive at Children’s Hospital. The contest required students to create artwork using only quarters and included key clubs from most high schools in San Diego County. The student participants included Jill Wong, Joey Nievera,Tammy Truong, Taichi Koga, Emily Chu, Jessica Lee, Danielle Li, Bethany Yeap, Tiffany Lan and Kristine Chien. — Submitted by Chuck Phillips

Solana Beach Center For A Healthy Lifestyle ‘Gardenporium’ event May 14 to feature great food, movie, activities Solana Beach Center For A Healthy Lifestyle (at the Boys and Girls Club) will air a screening of “Mad City Chickens” at their “Gardenporium” event this Saturday, May 14. The screening will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the gym; the Gardenporium event runs from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. What IS a Gardenporium? It’s a homemade, handgrown, hand-me-down market featuring local gardeners, artists and healthy vendors from the community. The event also includes: A compost workshop from Solana Center!; food from Jimbo’s; fruit carving class; kids activities; meet their instructors and more. Bring the entire family to learn, discover and play in the center’s magical yellow cottage. The center is located at 533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, 92075; www.solanacenter.org.

Pacific Coast Grill gears up for move After more than 15 years in its current location, Pacific Coast Grill will bid adios to its home in Solana Beach in preparation for the new oceanfront home in Cardiff. On May 31, 2011, Pacific Coast Grill will host closing night at 437 S. Coast Highway 101. Construction is currently underway for the new location, just next to the Beach House in Cardiff, at 2526 Coast Hwy 101. As part of the monthlong celebration during the month of May, Pacific Coast Grill will offer all dinner entrees at only $19.95. For more information, please contact Beth Bennett, beth@ #01848565 bellyup.com, phone 858481-8040.

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Women in Business Symposium is May 19 at DM Fairgrounds The 12th Annual Women in Business Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This year’s theme is “Sharing the Power of ‘So What’s Next?!’” Many women take on so much in their daily lives and still face each day with an internal strength and forward-looking attitude of “So What’s Next?! I can handle it!” Event admission is $95 if registered before May 13. Registration, sponsorship and exhibit information is available at www.WIBSymposium. com.

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A tragic love story, a brutal war, and a political conflict that still rages in the Middle East are the thrilling elements of “Chechnya Jihad,â€? the second sci-fi novel from Del Mar resident Marc AndrĂŠ Meyers. Released in December of 2010, this novel has seen mostly international coverage since its debut, with a special appearance at the Emirate Airlines Festival of Literature. Now in a return to his local community and a warmly familiar venue, Meyers will sign and discuss the novel at Mysterious GalMarc AndrĂŠ Meyers axy bookstore on Saturday, May 28, at 2 p.m. Mysterious Galaxy is located at 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302 , San Diego, CA 92111; 858-268-4747. Look for a profile on Marc AndrĂŠ Meyers in an upcoming issue of this newspaper.

BY KAREN BILLING Staff Writer After a stellar showing at last month’s state Science Olympiad, Canyon Crest Academy junior Raymond Wu has qualified as one of 20 students nationwide for the American Chemical Society’s U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad. Raymond has won the opportunity to attend the Chemistry Olympiad Camp held May 31-June 15 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a chance to be selected for the International Chemistry Olympiad held in Ankara, Turkey. According to ACS, those attending the study camp represent the “nation’s brightest high school students.� From the 20 at the camp, six will be selected to represent the U.S. in Turkey. Raymond, 16, has always shown an interest in science, competing in the Science Olympiad starting in seventh grade at Carmel Valley Middle School. He was a student coordi-

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Solana Vista ‘young scientists’ show ingenuity at Inventor’s Fair BY KAREN BILLING Staff Writer There are some pretty impressive, inquisitive and innovative young minds at Solana Vista School, as demonstrated by the school’s recent Inventor’s Fair. The fair was the culmination of many months of work by the Young Scientist Club, a group that meets frequently before school starts in the morning to teach children about all things related to science. Around 50 to 60 children gathered in the morning this year with scientific presentations from parent volunteers. “We had high attendance, the children were very motivated,� said Jerilyn Larson, who ran the club with parent Heidi Dewar. “We have a lot of really educated parents with science backgrounds so we had some really cool talks.� The children learned about black holes and Tasmanian devils, dissected a fish, built a circuit and

learned about the science behind political polls. “I liked the black holes, I thought that was really interesting,� said third grader Paul deBarros, who said he didn’t mind waking up early for science. The year’s worth of meetings was capped with the Inventor’s Fair, held to showcase the creative brain-power within the group — who wouldn’t like a tooth brush that does all the brushing for you, like Luke Dewar’s “Toothbrush O’Matic?� Five young inventors won awards for their inventions, including Max Granholm, Annalise Fox, Paul deBarros, Meg Larson and People’s Choice Award winner Jack Johns. Kindergartner Max won his grade level competition with the “Motion Detector Book Light.� Max’s invention came out of necessity because his little brother “always screams at me to turn off the light when I’m reading a book at night,� he said. In the past, flashlights ran

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of a doormat for visitors to read, something like “Wipe your feet� or “Take off your shoes.� “I have to do that at my house,� said Jack, adding that the note by his feet is a friendly reminder. Paul, the third-grade winner, created an invention that he hopes will be able to improve with better technology. His “The Ball Retriever� helps when balls get stuck in bushes, something that happens often when you play a lot of sports like Paul does. “You don’t want to get scraped while you’re trying to get your ball,� Paul said. Instead of having to go after the ball, there’s a metallic piece inside of it that attracts to the magnet on a long Ball Retriever stick, forever eliminating bush scrapes. “In the future, there will be a magnetic spray for balls and also a demagnetizing spray so it won’t stick if you’re playing ball with a metal bat,� Paul said.

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La Femme Chic Consignment Boutique offers top designer inventory BY MARLENA CHAVIRA-MEDFORD STAFF WRITER If you think high-end fashion always means paying top dollar, think again. La Femme Chic Consignment Boutique is proof that you can score plenty of luxury labels without breaking the bank. The recently opened consignment boutique in Solana Beach is brimming with handbags, shoes, and apparel — all of it by top designers such as Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Armani and Valentino, at a fraction of what you’d pay at a typical retail store. All of the inventory here is handpicked by boutique owner Janet Sinclair, who cut her teeth in the fashion world as a booking agent for a top modeling agency in New York City during the late ‘70s. “Being in the fashion scene, we’d frequent places like Studio 54; and though I wasn’t making much, I still had to look the part,” she recalled. That led her straight to New York City’s high-end consignment boutiques, where she quickly learned that her behind-the-scenes experience in the fashion world gave her an exceptionally keen eye for good finds. After three decades in the fashion and beauty industry, Sinclair has honed that skill to an art. “I love fashion, and a good deal. La Femme Chic is a way for me to combine those loves. It’s also a way for me to help women find that special piece that’s going to make them feel beautiful, whatever their price point and whatever their style. I strive to carry a variety because I want there to be something for everyone here.” Because of that, the inventory ranges from $10 to $10,000 and appeals to everyone from that college student

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Before joining UCSD 10 years ago, he taught at the University of Texas and the University of Michigan. “People like to make fun of economists,” he said, when asked about his profession, “partly because they’ve been around for a long time.” While economists are still asking similar questions to those posed by the Scottish social philosopher and economist Adam Smith 250 years ago, Hanson said, what has changed is that economics as a discipline has matured and has tried to strike a balance between being formal, scientific and mathematical, which is needed for credibility among scholars, and trying to address real world problems.” This “trying-to-addressreal-world-problems” approach is making economics the most popular or second most popular major at most universities, he said. “And it has made economists influential in policy circles, sometimes for good, sometimes not; but you see economists playing an important role in almost every major economic policy decision that this country has made in the last three or four decades.” The teaching mission of

UCSD’s Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies, Hanson said, is to train master students in international economics with an emphasis on the Pacific region, Asia and Latin America. “Our vision is that the 20th century was the Atlantic century in which the U.S./Atlantic countries really defined global affairs. The 21st century is the Pacific century… So we want to be at the forefront of understanding how the economies and political systems of the Pacific interact.” In his capacity as a researcher, Hanson, at any one time, usually has 10 different projects in the works, evenly divided between migration and international trade. “With international migration of skilled labor,” Hanson said, “what we’re trying to understand is why highly skilled people move between countries. What are their motivations? And why does the U.S. continue to be such an incredible draw despite all the obstacles we put in the way of people who want to come here?” He also wants to ascertain how the movement of those folks affects the process of immigration and economic development both in the U.S. and in the countries where these folks come from.” In the study, Hanson is

focusing in particular on people who come here to obtain their Ph.D.s As a basis for the study, Hanson and his team are tracking everyone who received a Ph.D. in the U.S. since 1958. As it’s shaping up, there is considerable evidence that immigration of those who obtain their Ph.D.s here is highly beneficial to the U.S. He is of the opinion that those who earn their Ph.D.s here and get a job offer from a U.S. company should be allowed to stay. “They’ve succeeded in requirements of any reasonable apprenticeship and there is a lot of evidence to show that the arrival of those folks would bring strong benefits to the U.S. economy.” Currently, any Ph.D. graduate who is not a U.S. citizen is required to go through a time-consuming, expensive, often discouraging, process of dealing with immigration officials and lawyers to obtain a visa and eventually a green card. He urges streamlining of the bureaucratic process to encourage the highly skilled to stay rather than putting obstacles in their way. “Think of the immigration process as a talent search,” he advises. Hanson considers economics part of the social sciences.

“We’re certainly not part of the hard sciences because there are not immutable rules of human behavior as there are immutable rules of physics and chemistry.” Economics, as he sees it, is somewhat of a cross between the social sciences and an art. “We develop models of how individuals and firms behave and how countries operate. Any model is wrong. It’s a simplification of reality that cuts corners and misses important features that make our lives special and enriching. What you hope is that the models are wrong in relatively unimportant ways and they can still give us insight to help make choices about: Is a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Korea a good idea? And what should we do about illegal immigration in the country?” Over the past several years, Hanson has addressed the politically-charged question of illegal immigration. “One of the points I try to emphasize is that, surprising as it may seem, there are some attractive things about how illegal immigration has worked in the U.S.,” he said. “It attracts people who have had to work hard to get here,” he said. Bottom line, although illegal, these determined immigrants comprise a motivated, flexible, mobile workforce that comes when and where there is a demand for their skills. “And we’ve done that in this bizarre way by saying we’re really going to make it hard for you to come here, but once you’re here, and you work and you’re a productive member of society, we’ll more or less leave you alone. That’s OK, but it could be a lot better.” He advocates granting visas to those immigrants who are making positive contributions to the U.S. “Again, it’s a talent search,” he said. “Now that we have a population of 11 million illegal immigrants, that’s significant enough to say, ‘OK, it’s not good for the U.S. in the

long run to have so many people in effect living underground. And it’s not good for them [illegals] either.” In his research, he has measured the effects of a wide range of influences on people’s welfare including the divide between church and state in the economic realm and how the spread of U.S. churches is affecting the provision of social services in various countries. U.S. churches, seeking to expand their membership, in addition to offering doctrines, are providing material aid to people in countries ravaged by wars, natural disasters and poverty. “Churches,” his research showed, “thrive in an environment where governments have abdicated their role of taking care of people when they are down.” “None of that is to pass judgment on whether religion is a good or bad thing, but to understand how the church and the state interact.” As for Mexico, in a recent publication, he posed the question: “Why isn’t Mexico rich?” Part of the reason is Mexico has accepted and followed the U.S.’s advice. “It has privatized its industries, it has deregulated its markets, it opened itself to international trade and investments,” he said. “And yet what has happened is Mexico’s growth performance has lagged behind, not just much of Asia, but behind much of Latin America.” While Mexico privatized state-owned companies, it did not protect itself against the formation of monopolies “that dominate the country to an amazing extent,” Hanson said. A prime example, he said, is the telecommunications monopoly Telmex, “notorious for high prices, not great service, among the highest broadband connection fees in the world, very high prices for cell phone use and spotty land line coverage” and owned by Carlos Slim, reputedly the world’s

richest person. “Here we are in the midst of a worldwide information technology revolution and Mexico is disadvantaged by a company that is fattening its profits and limiting the pace of technological change in the country.” Also, Hanson says, Mexico’s financial system is archaic and impedes the flow of investment to entrepreneurs; and is a country has the “bad luck” of producing manufactured goods that China also produces for the U.S. market instead of producing goods that China needs. And, Mexico has to deal with the violence associated with the drug trade. But Mexico has a rich cultural heritage, Hanson points out, which could lead to artistic and entrepreneurial innovations, such as Italy’s development as a design center. As for China, Hanson predicts it won’t surpass the U.S. in international purchasing power for some time yet. The challenge facing China is whether it can continue to develop without an economic and/or a political crisis which is a historical norm for rapidly growing countries. “China hasn’t experienced its bumps yet, and the big question is, given the repressiveness of its political system, how will it manage when the inevitable economic downturn comes?” But, he added, China’s ability and capacity to adapt is astounding and augers well for its future. And as for the U.S. and its future, he concedes we have lived beyond our means and have to make “adjustments,” — “but it’s not an impossible task.” “The reason for continued optimism is that the U.S. remains the most productive economy in the world. It remains the leading source of innovation...and we haven’t lost that capacity. But there is medium-run pain and there is also coming to terms with the fact that we aren’t going to be the biggest kid on the block anymore.”

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Let’s move forward with school lunch BY LEE YEN ANDERSON AND YANA MOHANTY Why does a top-ranked district such as the Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) continue to serve unhealthy and over-processed food for lunch? Why are frozen, reheated corn dogs with added nitrites and waffle grahams with high fructose corn syrup still on the menu? Is it that difficult to bring healthy food to our children? We find this hard to believe. Around the country, districts without kitchen facilities, such as DMUSD, are increasingly choosing private vendors for providing tastier

and healthier school lunches. There are currently at least 20 public school districts in the state of California that have chosen vendors such as Revolution Foods, Choicelunch, Kid Chow, and smaller local establishments to serve lunch to their students. More than half of these districts are on the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), like DMUSD. The NSLP is a government program that reimburses a school district $2.72 for each meal of a student who qualifies for a free lunch, but carries a significant administrative overhead. However, this

overhead has not been an obstacle to hiring private lunch vendors for 11 districts in the state. Thus, even school districts such as Roseland in Sonoma County, with 77% of its students qualifying for free or reduced lunch, are now serving lunches made of quality ingredients, including only meats that are free of added hormones and antibiotics. Although there has been an impression in the community that a new lunch program is out of DMUSD’s reach at this time for financial reasons, the actual facts do not support this. At the last board meeting, Superintendent Pea-

Process, process, process EMERSON’S CORNER Watching the Del Mar City Council stumble clumsily toward decisions about downtown re(sic)vitalization, it seems they have a bit BUD EMERSON Del Mar of amnesia about how the resident community has evolved over the years. We did not achieve our status as one of the most admired cities in California by “fast tracking” our decision-making processes. In recent years we seem to be shortcutting a process that has worked extremely well in building a community that is widely envied. Why is the Council mucking around in awning design, bench placement, connecting pathways without utilizing the capabilities of its own Design Review Board and Planning Commission? Much of what we value in Del Mar has come about using what we call the “Del Mar Way.” Basically this means we use a variety of methods to maximize citizen input before decisions get made by the City Council. Workshops, surveys, neighborhood get-togethers, public hearings, ad hoc citizen committees, boards, and commissions are part of the mix. If it is a big ticket item we ask for voter okay. On occasion when the Council is stuck, we have had to resort to initiatives and referendums. All of this takes a lot of time and is often frustrating for

those who want to cut to the chase. But in the end, we usually struggle our way to a rough consensus that makes it easy for the Council to ratify. The end result is a decision that is “owned” by the citizenry. And the proof is in the pudding. We have a community that we are proud to live in, not to mention the highest property values in the region. One of our best QC (quality control) mechanisms is the design review process. The Design Review Board members take the time to analyze and think through all of the details of proposed developments. This is not to say that they produce perfect products, but the value of their conscientious work is dramatic when you compare some of the elephantine structures that get built without QC just over the city boundaries in neighboring San Diego. So why have recent Councils been so willing to reduce the role of the DRB and other citizen committees in their decision process? I think one answer can be found in the fact that very few recent elections have been contested. Few recent Council members have had to get out and walk door to door, listening to what residents have to say. Losing that vital connection to constituents gives the Council members a sense of entitlement. When they stop asking us, we stop participating, and that sense of community ownership dies away. The quality of decisions diminishes. I worry that we are losing something that we will live to regret. The Del Mar Way works — let’s use it!

body stated that the bids from private vendors for serving lunch at DMUSD “came in at a price that we can work with.” Any fears of money being diverted from the General Fund to the Lunch Program are entirely baseless. That’s because the Cafeteria Fund is legally mandated to be self supporting, so that funds cannot, and will not, be taken from the General Fund. In fact, it is the current lunch program, with its low enrollment numbers, that may not remain self supporting. We recognize that change is challenging and requires a great deal of extra effort. But isn’t this what we are teaching

our children—to take on challenges in order to make progress? Isn’t it the willingness to take on challenges that defines our district and makes it so prestigious? As Michelle Obama said so aptly, “Let’s Move”; in the right direction, not the easy one. Lee Yen Anderson is a Del Mar Heights parent and chair of the DMUSD Parent Lunch Committee Yana Mohanty is an Ocean Air parent and cochair of the DMUSD Parent Lunch Committee

Stop using taxpayer-funded resources for politics Del Mar Union School District is provided funds by taxpayers to teach our children, but they are breaking the law by expending those resources in an attempt to influence the political process. Last week a database of emergency telephone numbers provided by parents were used with the school district’s automated calling system to deliver a political message recorded by district superintendent James Peabody. This is not an isolated incident. School facilities, equipment, personnel and resources are being illegally used in a lobbying effort. Examples include: • School property being used to hold organizational meetings • Photocopying and resources being used to produce biased literature • Computer servers used for electronic communications to organize lobbying efforts • Teacher time during the contracted work hours of 7:45-2:45 have been utilized • School databases have been used to generate mailing and calling lists Under California law, including Education Code 7054, school districts are strictly prohibited from engaging in political advocacy using public resources. No use may be made of school property, funds, personnel, supplies or equipment to influence politics. Violation of this provision can either be a misdemeanor or

felony and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. 7054(c). Of course citizens, including teachers and administrators, are free to communicate their desires to the government, but they must use their own resources. It is also permissible for people to distribute facts, but that is not happening. In this case, the union is using school district resources to embark on a propaganda campaign where kids are used as human shields behind which they yell “No More Cuts!” and “Protect Our Kids.” The facts are DMUSD spending has increased 46 percent over the last eight years and in only one of those years did the budget decline. DMUSD now spends more than $10,000 per student — a number that has GROWN every year for the last six years. Eighty-seven percent of school district monies are spent on teachers’ and administrators’ salaries and benefits. Any calls to protect kids are more accurately efforts to protect salaries. It is a serious breach of the public trust when government officials spend public funds to create an advantage for one side of a political campaign. It’s even more egregious when they intentionally mislead caring parents with claims of false cuts. I call on the DMUSD school board to immediately cease using taxpayer-funded resources for political purposes. Michael Robertson

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“very happy” that two-thirds of all school families participated this year and said parents should be proud of their generosity in these hard times. The foundation raised about the same amount as last year, but kept their expenses slightly lower, Isaacman said. Their initial fundraising goal was $2 million. The district will fund the rest of the ESC program, in the past the district’s funding has been about equal to the numbers the foundation supports.

continued from page 1 “The community really pulled together, it’s incredible,” said Isaacman. “We can’t say enough about the involvement of the community as a whole, raising this much money every year. It’s an amazing accomplishment and we look forward to maintaining this level of education for our children.” Isaacman said the foundation was


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League Highlights All divisions continue the regular season play this week. Recent home run hitters include: Majors Division - Ryan Bramlett 2 (Twins), Michael Brown (Red Sox), Bradley Polinsky (Cardinals), Dustin Rafner (Cardinals), Nicholas Rhodes (Cardinals), Dean Shearson (Twins) AAA Division - Nicholas Bresnahan (Pawsox), Jonah Karpman (Knights), Grayson LeRose (Scrappers), Ty McGuire (Knights), Nicholas Place (Rattlers), Brandon Schwartz (Pawsox), Tyler Weinrich (River Bandits), Parker Williams (Knights), League Reminders San Diego Padres Little League Day is Sunday, May 22nd Del Mar Little League General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 2nd For more league updates and information and all the scores and standings visit the Del Mar Little League website at www.dmll.org

CCA Foundation to hold ‘Sports Physical Night’ The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation is sponsoring a “Sports Physical Night� on Thursday, June 2, from 5 – 8 p.m. The physicals are performed by qualified medical professionals from San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center at their Sorrento Valley office. Any athlete who plans to play a high school sport for the 2011-2012 season needs a sports physical after June 1 to turn in with their athletic packet. There is a $25 donation to the CCA Foundation and appointments can be made to minimize wait time. For more information, please check the CCA Athletic website at www.sduhsd.net/cc/programs/athletics. php.

Mark Steitz in the 50 Free; Mac Lerum, Nick McGhee, Dion Mohager, and Nate Rudolph in the 100 Free; Keegan Doherty in the 200 Free; Charlie Doherty in the 500 Free; Charlie Doherty and Mark Steitz in the 100 Fly; and Jeffrey Lee in the 100 Breast; as well as the teams of Charlie Doherty, Nate Rudolph, Edward Salem, and Mark Steitz in the 200 Medley Relay; Nick McGhee, Jeffrey Lee, Mac Lerum, and Derek Kiy in the 200 Medley Relay; Mattias Henning, Mac Lerum, Dion Mohager, and Mark Steitz in the 200 Free Relay; and Casey Crocamo, Nick McGhee, Dion Mohager, and Nate Rudolph in the 400 Free Relay. On May 5, at the last meet scheduled for the 2011 season, versus Escondido Charter High School, new per-

son bests were established by Eric Arnett, Tiffany Chau, Derek Kiy, Jeffrey Lee, and Carly Rasmussen in the 200 IM; Matthew Briscoe, Casey Crocamo, Mac Lerum, and Amanda Zhang in the 50 Free; Tim Benirschke and Casey Crocamo in the 100 Free; Keegan Doherty, Marcus McCloskey, and Hunter Ricci in the 200 Free; Jerry Guess, Mattias Henning, and David Twyman in the 500 Free; Charlie Doherty, Derek Kiy, Jeffrey Lee, Eric Schade, and Katie Twyman in the 100 Fly; Keegan Doherty and Dillon Patel in the 100 Back; and Mac Lerum, Hunter Ricci, Naomi Stapleton, and Derek Yen in the 100 Breast; as well as by the teams of Mattias Henning, Ashton Hozouri, Derek Kiy, and Edward Salem in the 200 Medley Relay; and Casey Crocamo, Ashton Hozouri, Derek Kiy, and Mac Lerum in 200 Free Relay. In accordance with Coach Nico’s team vision of commitment, consistency, attendance, attitude, respect, team spirit,

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Week in Sports BY GIDEON RUBIN Baseball: After a slow start, Canyon Crest Academy appears to have turned things around. The Ravens, who lost their first four Valley League games, won their last three to move within striking distance in a crowded field contending for the league title. The Ravens snapped a seven-game losing streak when they beat Orange Glen 3-1 on May 2. They beat Orange Glen again by the same score two days later, and then defeated Valley Center 4-3 in an eight-inning game on May 6. A great pitching performance by Matthew Dinerman helped the Ravens turn things around. Dinerman pitched a complete game fivehitter in which he struck out eight batters and allowed one walk in the first Orange Glen game. Jack Kaloogian led the Ravens offensively Torrey Pines volleyball player Sean with a double and two RBI. Kemper celebrated senior night with his Kaloogian pitched a complete game fivefamily and Coach Matt Wilkinson on hitter in the second Orange Glen game. He struck out seven batters and allowed two walks. May 3. Photo/Anna Scipione Frank Montana pitched two shutout innings in relief of starter Cory Osetkowski to get the win in the Valley Center game. The Columbia-bound Osetkowski pitched six innings of one-hit ball, in which he struck out five batters and allowed four walks. Riley Adams had three hits and Austin Kay had two hits to lead the Ravens offensively. The Ravens improved to 3-4 in league and 9-16 overall for the season. ***** A late rally wasn’t enough to save Santa Fe Christian from its first Coastal League South loss of the season. Trailing by three runs, the Eagles scored two runs in their last at-bat in a tough 3-2 to Francis Parker on May 6. The loss followed a 6-1 victory over Horizon two days earlier. Graham Gomez’s two –run double highlighted the Eagles’ seventh inning rally in the

NORTH COAST Parker game. Parker scored all three of its runs off Eagles starter Nolan Gannon in the bottom of the first. Gannon settled down nicely after that, finishing with five strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings of five-hit ball. Gannon had two hits, and Cal Roberts had a double. Both players scored on Gomez’s double. The Eagles combined for 10 hits in the Horizon game. Barrett Floyd had two hits including a double and two RBI to lead the Eagles, and Gannon homered and drove in two runs. Roberts and Bobby Zarubin each contributed two hits. Eagles starter Zarubin allowed one run in six innings of four-hit ball. He struck out nine batters and allowed three walks. The Eagles fell to 5-1 in league and 16-5 overall for the season. ***** Cathedral Catholic remains in first place after a tough week. The Dons experienced their first Western League loss, 7-6 to Point Loma on May 3. They rebounded from that game with a 12-2 league win against Mission Bay on May 5, but lost to La Costa Canyon 7-0 in a nonleague game the next day. Nico Garbella and Eric Sapp each had three hits and Stephen Haviar had two hits including a double and three RBI to lead the Dons in the Mission Bay game. Dons starter Michael Martin allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits in six innings. He struck out five batters and allowed three walks. Haviar homered and drove in three runs to lead the Dons in the Point Loma game. The Dons fell to 6-1 in league and 21-4 overall for the season. ***** Torrey Pines handed Poway its first Palomar League loss, but the Falcons lost two of three games to Poway in a series that eliminated them from title contention. The Falcons rebounded from a 13-7 series opening loss to Poway on May 3, with a nineinning 5-4 win two days later. They lost the series finale 5-3 on May 7. Brian Thene had two hits including a homer and Garrett Stubbs and Morgan Oliver each added two hits in the Falcons win. Falcons starter Reed Mason went the distance, scattering 10 hits for the win. He struck out six batters and allowed two walks. Kyle Johnson had two hits and two RBI to lead the Falcons in the series opener, and Stubbs had two hits for Torrey Pines in the finale. The Falcons fell to 6-5 in league and 19-8 overall for the season. ***** Girls lacrosse: Torrey Pines held on to sole possession of first place in the Avocado League as the Fal

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CCA swim and dive team finishes season strong Going into Valley League preliminaries and finals, Canyon Crest Academy Swim and Dive Head Coach Nico Kintz congratulated his team on a string of wins over opponents Orange Glen High School, Army and Navy Academy, Valley Center High School, and Escondido Charter High School. About the Ravens’ only recent upset, a two-point loss to 2010 Division II champion Cathedral Catholic High School, Coach Nico said, “We lost on the final relay--all swam hard. Next year, we’ll take it for sure!� Once again, a host of personal records were set at meets. At the April 19 match-up versus Cathedral Catholic High School, personal bests were achieved by Casey Crocamo and Mac Lerum in the 50 Free, Mac Lerum in the 100 Free, Marcus McCloskey and Nick McGhee in the 200 Free, Caitlin McCallum and Eric Schade in the 500 Free, Tiffany Chau and Kevin Li in the 100 Fly, Yanice Rosenow in the 100 Back, Naomi Stapleton in the 100 Breast, as well as by the teams of Charlie Doherty, Mattias Henning, Nate Rudolph, and Edward Salem in the 200 Medley Relay; Jeffrey Lee, Mac Lerum, Nick McCCA Swim and Dive Team seniors (left to Ghee, and Hunter Ricci in the 200 Medley right) Katie Twyman, Grady O’Leary, Matthew Relay; and Casey Crocamo, Charlie Doherty, Dion Mohager, and Edward Sa- Briscoe, Amanda Zhang, and Taylor Patterson. lem in the 400 Free Relay. April 26, at the Ravens’ meet versus Orange Glen High School, new personal records were set by John Guess, Jeffrey Lee, and Nate Rudolph in the 200 IM; Elan Adler and Mark Steitz in the 50 Free; Taylor Dean in the 100 Free; Allison Steitz and Derek Yen in the 200 Free; Matthew Briscoe, Caitlin McCallum, Marcus McCloskey, Hunter Ricci, and Amanda Zhang in the 500 Free; Charlie Doherty, Mac Lerum, and Kevin Li in the 100 Fly; Nick McGhee in the 100 Back; Elan Adler, Keegan Doherty, Naomi Stapleton, and Derek Yen in the 100 Breast; as well as by the teams of Taylor Patterson, Carly Rasmussen, Allison Steitz, and Annabel Tomes in the 200 Free Relay; and Tim Benirschke, Keegan Doherty, Mac Lerum, and Hunter Ricci in the 200 Free Relay. At the tri-meet on April 28th versus Valley Center High School and Army and Navy Academy, diver Ariel Vacheron set a CCA school record with a score of 178.10. Personal records by the following swimmers were clocked at the same meet: Eric Arnett, Tiffany Chau, Mattias Henning, Derek Kiy, and Jeffrey Lee in the 200 IM; Jerry Guess, Tanner Lack, Mac Lerum, Dillon Patel, Mark Steitz, and Annabel Tomes in the 50 Free; Tim Benirschke, John Guess, and Edward Salem in the 100 Free; Keegan Doherty, Marcus McCloskey, and Dion Mohager in the 200 Free; Charlie Doherty, Mattias Henning, Caitlin McCallum, and Hunter Ricci in the 500 Free; Taylor Dean in the 100 Fly; Edward Salem and Claudia See in the 100 Back; and Elan Adler, Carly Rasmussen, Hunter Ricci, Naomi Stapleton, and Josh Trissel in the 100 Breast; as well as by the teams of Taylor Patterson, Carly Rasmussen, Ashley Sherman, and Annabel Tomes in the 200 Free Relay; Dana Brems, Kerstin “KC� Brendel, Caitlin McCallum, and Katie Twyman in the 200 Free Relay; Casey Crocamo, Ashton Hozouri, Derek Kiy, and Dion Mohager in 200 Free Relay; Elan Adler, Keegan Doherty, Mac Lerum, and Hunter Ricci in the 200 Free Relay; Robert Burklund, John Guess, Dillon Patel, and Mark Steitz in the 200 Free Relay; Casey Crocamo, Mattias Henning, Ashton Hozouri, and Dion Mohager in 400 Free Relay; and Matthew Briscoe, Taylor Dean, Kevin Li, and David Twyman in the 400 Free Relay. That weekend, at the Junior Varsity Invitational at Mt. Carmel High School on Saturday, April 30, CCA took 4th place overall in the JV Boys division. Standout performances were achieved by all CCA swimmers at the meet, which included predominantly Division I high schools. The following swimmers set new personal records: Tim Benirschke, Casey Crocamo, and

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SPORTS continued from page 20` cons extended their winning streak to nine games with three league wins. The Falcons opened the week with a 14-4 league victory over San Marcos on May 2. They beat Mission Hills 15-2 on May 4, and Poway 13-7 two days later. Katie Trees scored four goals and Caroline Boucher scored two goals and had two assists to lead the Falcons in the San Marcos game. Goalie Carrie Yang had five saves.

Trees scored three goals and had two assists in the Mission Hills game, and Yang made seven saves. Anna Knowles had four goals and three assists and Trees had three goals and four assists to lead the Falcons in the Poway game. Yang had eight saves. The Falcons improved to 8-0 in league and 14-2 overall for the season. ***** Golf: Torrey Pines continued its amazing run

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See the Antarctic through the eyes (and lenses) of scientists. See page B9

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Carmel Valley man finds calling with Miracle League Carmel Valley resident Dan Engel has lived in Carmel Valley with his wife, Suzie, son Sam and daughter Jordan since 1999. He received a BA in economics from UCLA, and then earned a joint JD/MBA degree at the Boalt Hall School of Law and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He began his investment banking career at Salomon Brothers in New York. After more than 15 years in the deal business, he was recruited by the CEO of Applied Underwriters, a company he had financed earWalter Oliver lier in his career. Engel helped grow the company 500 percent over four years before selling it to Berkshire Hathaway. After this more than 20-year-career in the for-profit world, he found his calling in the nonprofit world when, together with his wife, they founded the Miracle League of San Diego, which gives children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league. The Miracle League of San Diego offers games in the spring and fall and has just completed its ninth season. It now serves more than 180 players and 200 “buddies” (volunteers) per season. The Miracle League of San Diego is very much a family place for the Engels and many of the other participants. Engel’s wife Suzie has coached, his son Sam helps at the field in many capacities, and his daughter Jordan has been a buddy every season. Engel likes to call Engel Family Field, a Little Padres Park in San Dieguito Park, the “happiest place in San Diego.” In 2010, Engel formed the Non-Profit Purchasing Group (NPPG) to help non-profits nationwide save on their most commonly purchased goods and services. NPPG is the only group purchasing organization dedicated exclusively to non-profits nationwide and serves many non-profits in San Diego County.

1. What brought you to this neighborhood? I was working at a boutique investment firm that was winding down its business and we decided to move closer to my wife’s family in Del Mar and Solana Beach. Also, we missed going to Padres games on a regu-

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The ‘price Hawaiians have paid for paradise’ explored in documentary Film to be shown at UCSD CrossCultural Center BY JOE TASH Contributor Americans think of Hawaii as a breathtakingly beautiful island chain with white-sand beaches, waterfalls, hula dancers and moonlight luaus. But to those of Hawaiian ancestry, such as Del Mar psychotherapist Hanalei Vierra, the history of the islands is much more complex, consisting of conquest, military occupation and subjugation. According to Vierra, 59, few are aware of “the Hanalei Vierra price Hawaiians have paid for paradise. This is the dark side of paradise.” Vierra hopes a recently completed documentary film, called “Hawaii, A Voice for Sovereignty,” will help educate people about the history of the 50th U.S. state, and advance the cause of Hawaiians seeking to redress past wrongs. Vierra has helped organize a free showing of the film that will include native Hawaiian singing and dance performances and a panel discussion with director Catherine Bauknight, at 6 p.m. on May 24 at the UCSD Cross-Cultural Center. The path to Hawaiian statehood stretches back to 1893, when U.S. Marines overthrew the monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, Queen Lili’uokalani, at the behest of American businessmen who wanted to grow sugar cane and pineapples on the islands’ fertile soil. Following the “bloodless coup,” Hawaii became a U.S. territory in 1898, and achieved statehood in 1959. In 1993, President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional resolution of apology for the takeover. Today, many native Hawaiians are calling for sovereignty as a means of regaining control of land and protecting their cultural heritage, from language to music to dance. “It really all boils down to the land. They need land to live off of, it’s part of their culture,” said Bauknight, a Pasadena-based photojournalist who began

This 12-year-old girl lives in the Hawaiian homelands, low-income areas similar to American Indian reservations, on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The picture was taken during the filming of “Hawaii — A Voice for Sovereignty.” PHOTO: CATHERINE BAUKNIGHT

working on the film, her first documentary, in 2005. “What happens to the land happens to the people,” Bauknight said. “It took me a very long time to understand how serious and meaningful that is. It’s not just a cliché.” Since the overthrow, said Vierra, Hawaii has shifted from an agriculturebased economy to one dominated by military bases and tourism. People of Hawaiian ancestry are plagued by high rates of health problems, such as strokes and diabetes, along with alcoholism, homelessness and incarceration.

“The experiment of statehood has benefitted everyone except the Hawaiians,” Vierra said. “The Hawaiians are now on the bottom rung of all the social ladders.” Vierra, who was born in San Bernardino, but lived in both California and Hawaii at various times during his childhood, insists his stance is not anti-American, but “pro-Hawaiian nation.” His parents, native Hawaiians who are now deceased, would not embrace his

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Tennis tournament raising funds to help sick children BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer Tennis pro Gretchen Magers is a four-time All American who has played Wimbledon, the US Open and the French Open. Her contemporary Patricia Tarabini won the bronze medal during the 2004 Olympics, where she represented her homeland Argentina. At the height of their careers, each was ranked in the top 30 in the world — and this month, two lucky residents will have a shot at sharing the court with them. One-on-one sessions with these and other top athletes will be raffled off during a May 22 tennis tournament that raises money for ConKerr Cancer San Diego, a nonprofit that aims to brighten hospital visits for critically ill children by giving them colorful handmade pillowcases. The Optimist Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club and UCSD are team-

A tennis tournament May 22 at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club will raise money for the nonprofit ConKerr Cancer San Diego. ing up to host the fundraising tournament, which is open to 16 doubles. “This tournament is a win-win: You get to play with some of the top ten-

nis players out there today, and help kids in the process — nobody can turn that down,” said Woody Yocom, director of tennis at Lomas Santa Fe Country

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Club and chairman for this event. “Also, the money raised from this tournament will benefit kids right here in San Diego,”

added Audrey Eller, who has been a member of the Optimist Club of Del MarSolana Beach for 23 years and is the regional coordinator for ConKerr Cancer San Diego. ConKerr Cancer San Diego volunteers make colorful handmade pillowcases, which are then taken to children in local hospitals, where each patient gets to pick two pillowcases as a keepsake. “Hospital rooms tend to be very stark and sterile, but these pillowcases are a burst of cheer for the children there,” Eller said. “As one mother put it, these pillowcases made her son feel like a special kid, not a sick kid. This is such a worthy cause, and we certainly hope the community will join us in helping to support it.” In fact, the community is encouraged to come cheer on the tennis players during the May 22 tournament, as admission to the event is free. The event will begin with a 9 a.m.

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exhibition, followed by the tennis tournament from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is also invited to take part in a silent auction that day, which includes dining, golf, and entertainment package prizes. Registration fees for players are $150 for Lomas Santa Fe Country Club members, and $175 for non-members. That registration fee includes box lunch and all tournament participants get a free session with 10-time Ironman athlete-turned-trainer Pablo Healing. Once you register to play, your name will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a one-hour session with a top tennis player, including Patricia Tarabini and Gretchen Magers. Additional tickets can be purchased for $5 for one, $10 for four, and $20 for 10. For information about ConKerr Cancer San Diego, visit conkerrcancersandiego.org.

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The former executive director of MoveOn.org provides an eye-opening exposé of personal data-mining on the Internet, how powerful interests control the information we get to see, while allowing others to see everything about us. Takes place at The Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla. Doors open at 6:30. Registration is $25 per person. Please refer to section ID 082038. Call 858.882.8000 or visit revelleforum.ucsd.edu to register. Media Partner

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North Coast Rep’s Theatre School stages pirate adventure

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Marauding pirates will seize the stage at North Coast Repertory Theatre May 19-22 in an original play about the history and unique qualities of Solana Beach. The world premiere of “The Perfectly Preposterous Pirate Adventure of Solana Beach” is the result of an educational grant by the City of Solana Beach and is being presented by NCR’s Theatre School. The play was co-written by Theatre School Director Matt Thompson and NCR Development Officer Kathryn Byrd, who wrote the grant proposal. It tells the tale of a band of misfit pirates who steal a sacred magic object from an island tribe and find themselves thrown into a time warp. A riddle sends them searching through history for the treasure and key that will send them home. However, they keep ending up in the same location — a beautiful stretch of pristine shoreline along the California coast. As they unravel the riddle, they meet friendly inhabitants who help them find the treasure and teach them about the history and culture of

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What: “The Perfectly Preposterous Pirate Adventure of Solana Beach” When: 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 1921; 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22 Where: North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. Tickets: $12 (858) 481-1055 northcoastrep.org. this wondrous place. Members of the cast include Aria Balance, 13, from Digueño Middle School; Siena Balance, 14, Digueño Middle School; Bayleigh Bogan, 14, Need School; Alyssa Cochran, 14, Earl Warren Middle School; Amanda Dodson, 12, Digueño Middle School; Molly Gillies, 14, Roger Rowe Middle School; Delaney Hulshof, 12, Ocean Knoll Middle School; Joelle Leib, 15, Canyon Crest AcademyBen Natkin, 14, Earl Warren Middle School; Emily

An open casting call for the 2011 Student OneAct Festival will be held at North Coast Repertory Theatre on July 6. Non-union actors, ages 7-17 may apply. With the assistance of theater school mentors, students write, direct, act, and design nearly every facet of the production. The One-Act Festival will be presented Aug. 7, 8 and 9. To obtain the latest information, call the Theatre School Hotline, (858) 481-2155, ext. 303.

Top row from left: Amanda Dodson, Aria Balance, Sarah Norton, Thor Sigurdsson, Alyssa Cochran, Ben Natkin and Molly Gillies. Center: Darius Paymai. Bottom row: Kira Sedayao, Kate Ross, Emily North and Siena Balance. Aaron Rumley. North, 14, Earl Warren Middle School; Sarah Norton, 12, St. Michael’s; Darius Paymai, 12, Ada Harris Middle School; Kate Ross, 13, Need

School; Kira Sedayao, 12, Notre Dame Academy; (Captain) Thor Sigurdsson, 14, Grauer School; Madison Vice, 13, Oak Crest Middle

School. The Theatre School holds classes and workshops, mounts four student productions annually, and runs a

three-week Summer Fun Camp in July. New this year is a three-day intensive Summer Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Session June 22-24, which culminates in a fully staged Improvisational Show on June 25. The session is geared for ages 11-17.

Afternoon “BouTEAque” with Zandra Rhodes and Andrew Logan Wednesday, May 25, 4:00–7:30 p.m. Free admission You are invited! Join us at the Athenaeum for an afternoon “BouTEAque” (tea + boutique) with renowned fashion designer Zandra Rhodes and her dear friend Andrew Logan—one of Britain's premiere sculptural artists and jewelry designers. Guests will have an exclusive opportunity to view and purchase exquisite scarves, dresses, purses and jewelry in a one-time boutique sale of the designers' latest fashion creations. Space is limited, so be sure to arrive early.

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Green Flash Concert Series Earl Thomas & the Blues Ambassadors

Up Next! World Premiere Comedy A Dram of Drummhicit

May 18: 6-9 p.m. Ages 21+ only

May 17 - June 12

MCASD wants to thank our service men and women for all they do by offering free Museum admission throughout the year at both locations.

Enjoy live music, great food and drinks for purchase, and the amazing views from the aquarium Tide-Pool Plaza. The Green Flash Concert Series, now in its sixth year, is brought to you in partnership with KPRI 102.1 FM and Gordon Biersch Brewery.

By Arthur Kopit & Anton Dudley Directed by Christopher Ashley

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Members: $22 (Season Pass: $105) Public: $25 (Season Pass: ($120) Walk-up: $30 RSVP: 858-534-4109

An entrepreneur has found the perfect Scottish island for his new golf course. But as secrets — and bodies — are unearthed, the true nature of the island wreaks comic havoc. Drink up a dram of Drummhicit with the locals of Muckle Skerry as they go to battle with corporate America. (858) 550-1010 www.lajollaplayhouse.org

Marlena Shaw Sings Dinah Washington Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m. Birch North Park Theatre Tickets: $65, $45, $35 One of the most charismatic jazz vocalists on the scene today pays tribute to ‘The Queen’ – Grammy® Award-winner Dinah Washington – known for her gritty vocal stylings.

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Canyon Crest student Torrey Mercer selected for ‘No Bully Tour’ this summer Torrey Mercer, 17, who is graduating this spring from Canyon Crest Academy (with a 4.2 GPA) has been selected to be part of a six-girl (up-and-coming pop singers) tour this summer on the East Coast to promote “No Bullying” to kids. The girls will ride a tour bus from Syracuse, New York, to Orlando, Fla., stopping at big shopping malls and Six Flags theme parks to work with kids to promote zero tolerance for bullying. They will also be performing a concert of original and cover songs to entertain the kids at each stop. Torrey is passionate about this cause as she was a victim of bullying in her younger years. Torrey has been performing since age 9, and has won National Youth Theatre awards. She also released an original song this year on iTunes and has another scheduled to be released on Monday, May 16 (www.torreymercer.com). In addition, Torrey sang the National Anthem at a San Diego Chargers game and at the U.S. Tennis Open. Torrey will attend UC Irvine’s musical theatre program this Torrey Mercer fall. For more information, visit www.nobullytour.com or www.torreymercer.com.

TPHS and CCA schools to hold fashion show fundraiser May 18

Torrey Pines School and Canyon Crest Academy will hold its 2nd annual collaborative Fashion Show fundraiser Wednesday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the CCA Proscenium Theater. Students from the Fashion Design classes will show off their garment creations. Students from the Fashion Merchandising class will showcase their wardrobe coordinating techniques featuring retail merchandise from their boutique internships (“Daisy Blue,” “Pretty Please” and “Peace and Love”). General admission: $7. Student admission $5. Proceeds benefit the Fashion Program at both schools. Mark your calendar and plan to join us for this fun event.

Royal Dance Academy’s Raquel Glasser wins top title at dance competition Raquel Glasser, a local resident and fifth grader, performed and auditioned at the West Coast Dance Regional convention recently and was awarded the WCD elite dancer title. More than 700 girls, ages 9-11, competed for this title. She earned a year-long scholarship to use during the West Coast dance explosion 2011/2012 convention/competition tour, and free tuition to their 2011 national finals being held in Las Vegas, July 9-15. She will be performing in the opening and closing numbers with faculty staff and a celebrity recording artist, as well as a solo to compete for the national title. Raquel, a dancer from age 3, has studied at the Royal Dance Academy in Carmel Valley with Francine Garton, director. She dances hip-hop, jazz, pre –pointe, lyrical and ballet, and is working towards her Royal Academy of Dance cerRaquel Glasser tification. She also dances in the Royal Dance Academy competitive team under the direction of Mike and Katie Langford. The RDA teachers and staff set a very high standard while providing a nurturing environment. They have a true love for the arts and dance, and their passion permeates through to the children they teach. This instills tremendous confidence in the students regarding their dancing ability.

Congratulate your senior and support Dollars for Scholars with special sign and balloons Do you know any seniors graduating from Torrey Pines High School? Make them smile by giving them a “Congratulations TPHS Grad” yard sign and balloons. “Congratulations TPHS Grad” is a 18 X 24 yard sign and gold mylar balloons. The sign and balloons will be delivered and placed in the front yard during the week before graduation. A gift card which says “GOOD LUCK AND CONGRATULATIONS” will accompany each delivered order. Deliveries will be made only to Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe and Solana Beach. Anyone wishing to order the yard sign without balloons and delivery must pick-up the order at the school on Wednesday, June 15, between the hours of 3 and 6:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support TPHS Dollars for Scholars Senior Scholarships. In 2010, DFS distributed over $46,000 in scholarships. Order deadline is June 1. Contact dollarsforscholars.tphs@gmail.com or the order form can be found at tphs.net under Senior Yard Signs Fundraiser.


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Off to see the pugs ... Pug Rescue of San Diego held its 20th annual pug party at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 7. A total of 473 pugs padded into the infield to celebrate on the theme of “The Emerald City — No Place Like Home,” many of them dressed as characters from “The Wizard of Oz” from cutely cowardly lions to flying monkeys. “No Place Like Home” was a fitting theme for the organization that rescues neglected, unwanted, abandoned and relinquished pugs and seeks to place them with loving new families. At the party, pugs could have their fortunes read, get their nails and tail painted to become a “pug of a different color” or take a hot air balloon ride around the party. The always-popular cupcake chomp had pugs racing to gobble dog-friendly cupcakes. Costume contests showed off some amazing creativity—one winner was a group of pugs dressed as a rainbow and bluebirds, to match with the “bluebirds fly over the rainbow” lyric. Also in attendance at the party were several pugs looking for a foster family or a forever home. To learn more about pugs available for adoption, visit pugbutts.com. — Karen Billing

Pug Rescue of San Diego volunteer crew donned full ‘Wizard of Oz’ gear for the party.

Hannah Wixom holds Bella as she gets her nails painted.

Marlaina Kent and Ivory, a recently rescued pug.

An owner’s ruby slippers matches her Dorothy pug.

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Blanca

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■ Patio Seating: No

Menu

■ 437 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach ■ (858) 792-0072 ■ www.dineblanca.com ■ The Vibe: California casual, fine dining

■ Take Out: No

■ Signature Dish: Grilled Neville Ranch Berkshire Pork, A Day on the Farm

■ Happy Hour: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday

■ Open Since: 2006 ■ Reservations: Recommended

House-Made Charcuterie Plate with pickled baby vegetables and apple mostarda

■ Hours: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:30-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Spring Vegetable Composition

Nobody does fresh, fun and fancy California fare quite like Blanca Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Artichoke, Meyer Lemon and Nettle Emulsion

Executive Chef Gavin Schmidt pays attention to detail as he prepares the dish Still Life of Local Waters, right, with spot prawn, uni, oyster, smoked avocado and Dashi vinaigrette.

Blanca’s exterior and interior are decorated with soft, neutral colors.

BY KELLEY CARLSON lanca means “white” in Spanish, but the Solana Beach restaurant is green in the selection of its ingredients. “Pretty much every single ingredient (we use) we have sought out local,” said Executive Chef Gavin Schmidt. He described foraging for some of the items — harvesting seaweed from the ocean, gathering nettles in the canyons — often before arriving at work, with the help of the sous chef. Schmidt also visits nearby farms and farmers markets daily, ensuring freshness of the ingredients. The most local items are obtained from Blanca’s own property — the restaurant has a garden consisting of herbs and other edibles such as radishes, turnips, finishing greens (watercress, etc.) and cherry tomatoes. The ingredients are then incorporated into a menu featuring California cuisine. For the table, offerings range from Heirloom Wisconsin Black Popcorn, to the House-Made Charcuterie Plate, containing delicacies such as duck liver mousse, lamb prosciutto and soppresatta, a type of Italian sausage. There is also bread that is made in-house. Individual portions on the menu will satisfy vegetarian, meat and seafood lovers alike. A Spring Vegetable Composition includes chamomile-infused yogurt. The restaurant’s signature dish, Grilled

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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: Blanca’s Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Artichoke, Meyer Lemon and Nettle Emulsion Neville Ranch Berkshire Pork, A Day on the Farm, is composed of seven parts from a pig, along with baby vegetables from seed to flower. Schmidt’s personal favorite is the Still Life of Local Waters, which has an “underwater” appearance and features spot prawn, uni, oyster, smoked avocado and Dashi vinaigrette. Guests who can’t decide on one dish can order Choice of Four Courses, Chef’s Tasting Menu and the Vegetarian Tasting Menu, which showcase the best of Blanca’s dishes on a scaled-down version. While there isn’t a special menu for children, Schmidt said there are kid-friendly entrees such as burgers, pizzas and pastas that are available to order. But desserts are for everyone. There’s Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Truffle Cake and Trio of House Made Ice Cream or Sorbet,

among others. For drinks, Blanca offers a full bar, including specialty cocktails such as Green Apple Fuzz and Blanca Brace-Up (Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Absinthe by Pernod, Peche de Vigne, aromatic and orange bitters and gum syrup). The restaurant also has about 500 international wines, sparkling wines and Champagnes. Schmidt and owner Seth Baas have planned wine pairings for each dish offered at Blanca, but can cater to people’s needs and preferences. Patrons may enjoy their food and beverages in several areas. The main dining room, decorated in soft, neutral colors with lanterns hanging overhead, can accommodate 65 people. A private dining room, which has an outdoor patio, a 52inch plasma monitor and an iPod docking port, allows for up to 22 guests. The snacks, light entrees and cocktails of happy hour can be enjoyed at the bar, which has 14 chairs, or in the 30-seat lounge, with cushioned seats, pillows, a coffee table and a TV. Occasionally, there is live jazzy, mellow music that can be heard throughout the establishment. While reservations are not required, they are recommended for weekends, especially during the summer. Special wine and farmers dinners that are open to the public are held sporadically throughout the year. The menus are usually prix fixe, from four to eight courses.


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Canyon Crest Academy seniors to be recognized by Dollars for Scholars Cirque du CCA tickets going fast! Committee More auction items needed! Canyon Crest Academy Foundation’s fundraising event “Cirque du CCA” will be held at the award-winning Anthology in Little Italy on Friday, May 20, from 6 – 10 p.m. You won’t want to miss this fun and hip parent party – no stuffy gala with black tie and tails this year! It’s a casual reception-style party with fun food and the fantastic Eve Selis Band playing great dance music. A highlight of the evening from 6-7 p.m. will be CCA’s Envision day and conservatory music, theater and cinema students in fast-paced, three-ring circus-style performances. Plus, there will be a sensational silent auction, and the winning tickets will be drawn for the College Fund Raffle! We listened — ticket prices are only $50 per person, and some VIP tables seating up to six for $450 may still be available. Often families will sponsor a teacher’s ticket so they can join the fun and mingle with Canyon Crest parents and supporters. Go online to www.canyoncrestfoundation.org to buy tickets. Auction items and underwriting are still needed. Although many exciting items have been donated for the silent auction, including trips to Prague and Paris, Napa Valley, and Maui, a one-week circus summer camp, a mini internship at KPBS, jewelry from the Diamond Boutique, more are needed. This is a great opportunity to recognize your organization or business, and contribute to the support of academics, athletics, and the arts at this award-winning school! Contact Loraine Dyson, CCA Foundation VP fundraising at lorainedyson@aol.com or call 619-708-1821.

On Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m., 51 outstanding Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) seniors will be recognized by the Dollars for Scholars Committee for their achievement in a broad range of activities and interests throughout their high school career. Scholarships are awarded to students who plan to attend a two- or four-year university or college, vocational or technical school. The awards ceremony will take place at the Canyon Crest Academy Proscenium Theatre, 5951 Village Center Loop Rd., San Diego, 92130. Scholarship recipients, selected based upon school and community involvement, scholastic achievement and personal commitment, receive awards ranging from $500 to $1,500. These scholarships, totaling $30,000 are being awarded thanks to the efforts of Canyon Crest Academy’s Dollars for Scholars Committee and many generous donors. Scholarship funds are raised through proceeds from the sale of the CCA directory and donations from local businesses, foundations, community organizations and individuals. Several scholarships have been es-

Torrey Pines Music Department Falcon Finale Concert is May 23 Please join the entire Torrey Pines High School music department for a magical evening on May 23, beginning at 6 p.m. This concert finale, featuring the stellar Intermediate and Advanced Orchestras, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, and Wind Ensemble, is open to the community to enjoy. Each distinctive group offers a unique and talented musical experience from a varied repertoire that all family members are sure to find impressive and memorable. This is a wonderful opportunity for you and your family to support the arts in local schools. Torrey Pines High School is fortunate to have such a high quality music department under the dedicated and creative direction of Amy Willcox. The talented students love to share and showcase their musical accomplishments. Not only do families have the opportunity to see and hear their student(s) perform, but others in our community are invited as well to enjoy the beauty of music performed by local students. Additionally, attendance at these concerts is inspirational to future Falcons hoping to join a fine circle of musicians. The Falcon Finale concert will be held at Canyon Crest Academy, located at 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego, CA 92130, starting at 6 p.m. While the program is free, Torrey Pines Music Boosters request a donation of $10 per family.

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tablished as memorials. Scholarship sponsors this year include: Pardee Construction Company Awards, Jacobs Memorial Award, Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Awards, Del Mar/Solana Beach Rotary Awards, Adria Horning Memorial Awards, Dr. Sarita Eastman Award and Hansen’s Surfboard Award. New awards this year include the Sander Family Alumni Award and the CCA Alumni Award. The mission of Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars is to reward CCA Seniors for their achievements and future promise with scholarships from the local community. To establish a scholarship or make a donation to Dollars for Scholars, please contact Ellen Mitgang at mitgang4@yahoo.com

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Explore the Antarctic like a scientist at new exhibit An interactive exhibit celebrating 25 years of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research in Antarctica opens at the San Diego Natural History Museum on Saturday for a yearlong run. “Working on Thin Ice: 25 Years of Research in Antarctica” features photographs of scientists at work, the critters they study, and the gear they’ve used, that span the history of the U.S. Antarctic Marine Living Resources Programs. The exhibit also reveals retired research gear, actual Antarctic specimens, and survival suits. Dr. George Watters, director of research for the program that was established in 1986 at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, called the show “a glimpse into the life and work of the dedicated NOAA scientists who travel to this formidable place year after year in order to understand how the Antarctic ecosystem works and how human activity affects its denizens.” The photographs included were taken and donated by Antarctic scientists and can be found in a new collection of more than 1,000 photos at http://swfsc. noaa.gov/ImageGallery.

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If you go Exhibit: “Working on Thin Ice: 25 Years of Research in Antarctica” When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, May 14-April 15, 2012 Where: San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park Highlights: Try on survival suits/research gear; identify microscopic animals; climb into a Zodiac boat like a scientist Museum admission: $11-$17 Phone: (619) 232-3821 Website: sdnhm.org Some date back to 1909. Watters said visitors to

the exhibit will see stunning and sometimes startling images of change over time in this extreme system, predators and their young, scientists at work, and the field stations where they live. The U.S. AMLR Program conducts at-sea and landbased research in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, and Southern Scotia Arc region of the Southern Ocean. The San Diego Natural History Museum is the second oldest scientific institution in California and the third oldest west of the Mississippi. It was founded in 1874 by citizen scientists to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits and to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of Southern California.

J*Company stages toe-tappin’ musical ‘Children of Eden’ The “Children of Eden,” based on the Biblical stories about the Garden of Eden and Noah’s Ark, delivers the bittersweet but inspiring message that “the hardest part of love is letting go.” A production of the J*Company Youth Theatre (a program of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Jewish Community Center in La Jolla) the curtain rises on the musical at 7 p.m. May 19; 8 p.m. May 14 and May 21; 1 and 4:30 p.m. May 15 and May 22, at the JCC’s Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Dr. With a story about unconditional love from Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Pippin,” “Pocahontas” and “Prince of Egypt”) and John Caird of “Les Miserables,” the show is appropriate for all ages. It is directed by Joey Landwehr, who also plays the role of Father. Cast members include: Daniella and Rebecca Datnow; Aricsa Diaz and Julian Kalb from Torrey Pines High; Jamee Newman and Sophia Sugarman; and Gabrielle Smotrich.

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The artistic Phelans are a family who plays together BY LONNIE BURSTEIN HEWITT Contributor Victoria Martino was raised in a home filled with music and art. Her mother, Ellen Phelan, a noted art educator and collector, was docent chair at La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (now MCASD-LJ) and developer of the museum’s Art to Schools program. Her father, James Phelan, played viola, violin and piano, taught music and art for San Diego Unified School District, and was tenor soloist at the Congregational Church of La Jolla for some 30 years. So Martino had the perfect background for becoming the internationally respected violinist and art historian she is today. “I lived and breathed art and music from the time I was born, so I didn’t consider it anything extraordinary,” Martino said. “It seemed perfectly normal to go up to UCSD to hear experimental music or over to La Jolla Shores for an Allan Kaprow happening.” Every Saturday, her father took her to her violin lessons and they talked about music. After graduat-

If you go What: “Music & Art Since 1945,” lecture/ concert series with Victoria Martino When: 7:30 p.m. May 17 (The ‘80s), May 24 (The ‘90s), May 31 (New Millennium) Where: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Tickets: $14-$19 Contact: (858) 4545872 ing from La Jolla High School, she took a year off to study with his old violin teacher at UC Santa Barbara before combining both her passions at Harvard, where she majored in art history and took special classes in music performance. She went on to get her master’s in music at UCSD, where she was first violinist in the graduate string quartet. Marriage to the Australian violist Simon Oswell took her to Tasmania, where she formed her own string quartet. Then she was offered a performance fellowship to USC, which led to a

European tour with the L.A. Baroque Orchestra. A stop in Vienna brought her the opportunity of a lifetime — an invitation to join two renowned musical ensembles and another to create the catalog for a major art exhibition. Her acceptance began a 10-year stay in Vienna and a new marriage to the director of the Albertina Museum, Konrad Oberhuber, who had once been her art history professor at Harvard. At the Albertina, she curated several international art shows and founded a chamber ensemble. She also began commissioning music from contemporary composers, including her father, who had started composing seriously after his retirement from the city schools. Several of his pieces were subsequently performed at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and Carnegie Hall. In 2003, after two years in Japan, where Oberhuber had a guest professorship, the couple returned to California, where their young daughter Beatrice (named for Dante’s muse), would have a chance to get to know her grandparents. Since then, Victoria

Martino has presented lecture/concerts in Los Angeles and La Jolla, including an annual series at the Athenaeum in which she explores the interrelationship of music and art throughout history. This year’s series, which started May 3, deals with the post-World War II era, decade by decade. On May 17 and 24, her special guest will be the celebrated Italian guitarist Piero Bonaguri, who has introduced James Phelan’s compositions around the world, and will play one as part of the program on May 24. He will also perform with Martino at a private concert honoring Phelan and his music on May 20. Another musical event this month will include the family’s third generation talent: 18-year-old cellist Beatrice Martino, in a duo with her mother at the La Jolla Historical Society’s Secret Garden Tour on May 14. Beatrice, who is majoring in dance at UC Santa Barbara, is already making a name for herself as a dancer and choreographer, both extending and continuing the family tradition.

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Del Mar Boy Scout Troop 713 recently worked to build interpretive panel stands to mount new San Dieguito Wetlands displays. Photo/Jon Clark

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(Inset and above right) Members of the Del Mar Rotary Club recently volunteered time to install native plants and irrigation in the lagoon area. (Above) Del Mar Rotarians Klaus Gubernator, Pat Dougherty and Bob Fuchs. Photo above /Jon Clark

Del Mar Rotary Club, Del Mar Boy Scout Troop 713 team up to help the environment For its annual service project, the Del Mar Rotary Club supported the San Dieguito River Park at the San Dieguito Lagoon, and they brought Del Mar Boy Scout Troop 713 with them. Rotarians at Work Day took place on April 30. This project involved two components: providing native habitat while enhancing the overall beauty of the trail; and education for the com-

munity. Rotary members worked with the Park Rangers and volunteer “Dust Devils” to restore habitat next to the Lagoon Trail near San Andres Drive. More than 5,000 square feet of previously non-native habitat was planted with more than 150 native plants. Volunteers installed an irrigation system to help maintain the newly planted coastal sage/upper

marsh habitat. In concurrence, Troop 713 worked hard to build interpretive panel stands that will support the new San Dieguito Lagoon Wetland Project displays. Thanks to the Rotary and the Scouts, fun was had by all during another successful day of service to the west end of the River Park.

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‘Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge Race’ to debut at Del Mar Fairgrounds BY MARLENA CHAVIRAMEDFORD Staff Writer Inflatable slides and swinging boulders aren’t a part of your typical 5K, but then again, the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge Race isn’t your typical 5K. The event, which is slated for May 21 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, takes a page from the pop culture playbook of Japan, where these sorts of wacky obstacle courses have been bringing in high TV ratings for years. “I think the shows you see in Japan create interest and the ‘what if’ or ‘could I’ question: What if this was offered for me to participate in? Could I do well or fail miserably like many on TV do?,” said Latana Meade, president of VAVi Sport & Social Club, which is behind this event. “Our hope was to turn the ‘what if’ into a reality.” Though VAVi Sport & Social Club coordinates a medley of adult league sports, it’s also known for its untraditional athletic offerings, such as the Del Mar Mud Run last November.

QUESTIONS continued from page B1 lar basis. 2. What makes this town special to you? It’s a great place to raise a family. We’ve got excellent schools, fantastic weather and easy access to anywhere we want to go. 3. If you could snap your fingers and have it done, what might you add, subtract, or improve in the area? I would like the proposed Main Street development in Carmel Valley completely built out. Better restaurants in a friendly, walking environment like the Grove in Los Angeles or Kierland Commons in Scottsdale would be a huge improvement. 4. Who or what inspires you? I love the whole concept of the Giving Pledge started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. I only hope that these billionaires live up to their obligations during their lifetimes. I’m also inspired by all the players in the Miracle League who play baseball with such joy and passion every Saturday. 5. If you hosted a dinner

“We have noticed over the last few years that people are more and more open to non-traditional sports and activities,” he said. “The data shows that people love to relive their youth and get a little ridiculous.” Adding to that ridiculousness, race participants are encouraged to don playful costumes, and awards will go out to the best getups. The 5K Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge is open to individual competitors, four-person teams and unlimited team signups (for groups of five or more). More than 5,000 people have already signed up to give the 20-obstacle course their best shot, and race organizers are expecting the 7,000 slots to sell out by race day. After the race there will be a party featuring live music and DJs, beverages, food vendors and kiosks featuring several local businesses. For more information and to register for the ROC Race, please visit www.rocrace.com

Awards will presented for best costume at the 5K Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge.

party for 8, whom (living or deceased) would you invite? John Wooden, Bill Clinton, Bruce Springsteen, Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Crystal, Frank Deford, Audrey Hepburn and Katherine Graham. I’m going with a mix of sports, politics, music, comedy and acting. I’ve added Graham, the legendary dinner party hostess, to keep the conversation going. 6. Tell us about what you are currently reading.

“Love you More” by Lisa Gardner. 7. Name a few of your favorite movies. “Hoosiers, Diner, North by Northwest, Sabrina and Body Heat” 8. What haven’t you achieved in your life that you would still like to? My goal is to break 80 on the golf course. That being unlikely, I’d like to move to Del Mar and be able to watch the sun set over the ocean every night.

HAWAII continued from page B1 activism on the Hawaiian sovereignty issue, he conceded. His father served in the U.S. Air Force, and later worked as a civil service engineer. His parents lived in Hawaii at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. “They would look at me like I was nuts,” he said, “like, ‘How dare you?’” But he said he wants non-Hawaiians and those of the older generation of Hawaiian natives to see Bauknight’s film, so they can understand the desires of those she interviewed, who want more control over their destiny and that of the islands. Bauknight said the film has been shown at a number of film festivals and garnered awards. Her next step is to go back to Hawaii and film an update on the activities of those who are pursuing sovereignty, before the film is

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released in theaters or broadcast on a national television network in 2012. She also wants to enter it in the Academy Awards competition. “The goal is to get this story out to as many people as possible,” she said. Vierra, who co-writes a column on male-female relationships for this newspaper with his wife, M’Lissa Trent, said he understands that sovereignty for native Hawaiians is a long-shot, but he also believes that sovereignty is the best way for the islanders to improve their health and economic status, as well as protect their culture. “Will I see an independent Hawaii before I die? It would be great, but I don’t know,” he said. For more information about the upcoming screening of the film, and the documentary itself, log onto www.hawaiiavoiceforsovereignty.com.

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Del Mar Ballet offers Have a student looking Philanthropy free trial classes to learn this summer? Leadership in Training

During the months of May, June and July, students 3 years and older are invited to take up to three free dance classes at Del Mar Ballet. Directors Tom & Muriel Teague want to help point parents in the right direction when choosing a dance school for the fall. When students are very young and their classes are mostly recreational, choosing a school may not seem all that important. But when a child grows up to have talent and a passion for dance, that earlier decision suddenly takes on more importance. By offering this free trial period Del Mar Ballet is making it easier for parents to shop around for the right school. Del Mar Ballet is located at 11211 Sorrento Valley Road with easy access from the freeway. They offer ballet classes for 3 year olds through adult with limited class sizes and superior facilities. Call 858-320-0033 for more information or visit their website at delmarballet.com.

The Grauer School offers meaningful week-long enrichment camps and fully accredited, UC-approved Summer School classes. Providing the lowest student to teacher ratio of any San Diego private college prep school, Grauer welcomes all students from the greater San Diego community. Grauer Summer School presents core classes in math, history, government, economics, English, biology, chemistry, Spanish and ASL, with camps in art, music, science, computer, sports and study — courses often overlooked by schools that have eliminated these disciplines due to budget cuts. Classes offered June 20-July 29 on Grauer’s beautiful campus located at 1500 S. El Camino Real in Encinitas. Call (760) 274-2118 or visit www.grauershool.com for a complete listing.

Happy Time Nursery School Summer Camp Happy Time Nursery School Summer Camp in Rancho Santa Fe strives to have your child become a well- rounded boy or girl with a perfect balance between fun and learning! Your child with have a blast taking riding lessons on our gentle Welsh Ponies, moving around with gymnastics, tapping into their creative side with arts such as drawing and even music, and much more! Along with all of these great activities your child will learn preliminary speaking, listening, reading, writing, and math skills. If you come to summer school you’re child has the option to attend the 2011-2012 school year as well! To contact Happy Time, call 858-756-3694 or visit www. happytimenurseryschool.com.

Can a high school student make a big change in the community? Yes! Philanthropy Leadership in Training (PLT) is a selective one-week leadership program from 25-29. The program provides teens with the opportunity to learn about needs in the community and how they can help make changes. The teens build friendship and leadership skills as they participate in service activities and interact with community leaders throughout the week. They explore their own values within a Jewish context, and conduct site visits to local nonprofits. The program culminates with teens allocating thousands of dollars to community organizations. This is a great way to gain experience and also boost leadership skills for college! It is sponsored by the JCC and the Jewish Community Foundation. Contact www.jcfsandiego.org for more information about PLT, or to apply for the $3600 Peter Chortek Leadership Award for teen community service. For questions, contact Amy Scher at amy@jcfsandiego.org or call (858) 279.2740.

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‘Blaze My Trail Summer Program’ Watersports Camp offers a variety for middle and high school students of activities for kids this summer Join us this summer at the University of San Diego for the Blaze My Trail Youth program dedicated to the development of middle and high school student’s critical life skills. The University Based program gives students the full university experience where they can learn and increase their skills for lifelong academic, personal, and professional success. The program will be held in three different sessions in June, July and August. For more information, contact Adriana Serrano at 619-260-5976 or aserrano@sandiego.edu. Visit www.sandiego.edu/success.

The Watersports Camp is gearing up for another exciting summer camp season. Now with easy online registration, you can choose from full-day and half-day camps in wakeboarding, surfing, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, and marine science. Wakeboarding camps are still available! The Watersports Camp is sponsored by the Peninsula Family YMCA and is held at SDSU’s and UCSD’s Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Sign up online today at www.watersportscamp.com or call (858) 539-2003.

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Mathnasium Solana Beach— Summer Camp Programs Mathnasium Solana Beach will offer the following Summer Math Camp classes, from June 20-Aug. 19: Cure for Finger Counting, Master Multiplication (3rd Grade and up,) Jump Start 4th Grade, Master Fractions (4th Grade and up), Jump Start 5th Grade, Master Decimals / Percents (5thGrade and up), Jump Start Pre Algebra (6th grade and up), Percent Advanced ( 8th grade and up), Jump Start Algebra 1, Master Algebra 1, Jump Start Geometry, Master Geometry, SAT Prep. Mathnasium is located at 981-E Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075. For more information please contact us at 858-755-6284 or visit our website at www.mathnasium.com/solanabeach.

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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 Menehune Surf 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.

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Celebrating our 10th Anniversary in 2011 Located in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, right off SR56 and Black Mountain Rd 3-week Pre Camp programs for 3-5 year olds. A perfect first camp experience. 3-week Day Camp programs for 6-10 year olds. Includes forts, mud, swimming, unique outdoor activities and FUN! 3-week Senior Outpost program for 11-14 year olds. Includes a ropes course, sailing, snorkeling, rock-climbing & more!

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Providing youth instruction for more than 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 where your child can master 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 No. 1 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 menehunesurf.com

‘StoryTime with Angela n’ Drew’ brings beloved stories to life for children beginning in May! Giraffes, ballerinas and llamas in pink pajamas are just a few of the creative and colorful characters that will be brought to life during a series of FREE inspirational “StoryTime with Angela n’ Drew” children’s book readings at local libraries, bookstores and The Del Mar Plaza beginning May in May. Presented by Scripps Performing Arts Academy, children ages 3-5 will enjoy hearing some of the most beloved and favorite children’s stories all brought to life through dramatic storytelling, live music, sing-a longs and audience participation. For the FREE StoryTime locations “StoryTime with Angela n’ Drew” and times, visit www. ScrippsPerformingArts.com And don’t forget to register today for the Scripps Performing Arts Academy, Musical Theatre Summer Campsthere are only a few places left! 858-586-7834.


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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.

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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.

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Now parents can custom design a stimulating, creative summer that accommodates their child’s unique enrichment needs - and their busy schedules. Reading, writing, math, iTech, science, drama, art and much more. There’s something for everyone. 3975 Torrington Street, San Diego, CA 92130 858.481.5615 | delmarpines.com

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Helen Woodward Animal Center Angel’s Tennis Camp at Country Critter Camp: Where kids connect Day full of fun for all levels & 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.

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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!

Learn about the sea at Birch Aquarium 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. 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. Weeklong and day camps are available. Go to aquarium.ucsd.edu.

2011 Summer Drama Fun Camp North Coast Repertory Theatre This year’s Summer Drama Fun Camp will be held July 11 – July 29. We are excited to announce that camp will be held on site at North Coast Repertory Theatre! Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost is $215 per week. As a parental option, early drop off is available beginning at 8:30 a.m. for an additional fee of $17.50 per week. For parents who require late pick-up, there is additional fee of $25 per week. Late pick-up runs from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Both early drop off and late pickup is available for a reduced rate of $35 per week. For more information, please call (858) 481-1055 or email boxoffice@northcoastrep.org.

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The Bishop’s School offers 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 or zedalisj@bishops.com. Create your summer day at Bishop’s!

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Celtic mythology has last laugh in ‘A Dram of Drummhicit’ BY DIANA SAENGER Staff Writer Playwrights Arthur Kopit and Anton Dudley’s world premiere musical, “A Dram of Drummhicit” opening May 17 at the La Jolla Playhouse, is based on an article in the London Times about fairies stopping a construction project in Scotland. Artistic Director Christopher Ashley helms the comedy that runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre through June 12. The story evolves around Robert Bruce (Murphy Guyer from Broadway’s “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”), an American entrepreneur who is building a luxurious golf course on an island in Scotland. When major problems “arise,” Bruce beckons his “fixer” Charles Pearse to come to Scotland. “It seems there’s a report about bog bodies popping up and stopping the construction,” said Lucas

Hall, who plays Charles. “So I must fix the problem. And this is a real occurrence that happened around these islands, as the bodies buried there didn’t decompose because of the iron chemicals in the ground and they would occasionally pop up in the brine.” Although it sounds like a horror story “A Dram of Drummhicit” is far from it. The hint’s in its title – dram meaning a “wee bit” and Drummhicit, a fictional name for Scottish ale. Also, many of the scenes take place in a pub. Hall has performed Off-Broadway and in the tour of “The Merchant of Venice,” “Othello,” “The Hasty Heart” and “The Tempest,” among others and twice at the Old Globe. He said he couldn’t remember the last time he’s had so much fun working in a play. “Part of it is my character. He goes on such a wild journey. In the begin-

If you go What: “A Dram of Drummhicit” When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, May 17– June 12 Where: La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Theatre, UCSD campus Tickets: $35-75 Box Office: (858) 550-1010; Website: lajollaplayhouse.org

ning, of course, I don’t believe in fairies, but at what point does one get over one’s cynicism and go with the flow because you believe it so strongly? I also love this story because it’s magical and mythical and the characters are so exciting. “The story requires a big cast because it’s important to create the community of the town in Scot-

Audiences will find much mirth in the mythical merriment of ‘A Dram of Drummhicit.’ land, and who these people are. We’re lucky to use a lot of UCSD students — some have roles that were in the script and some are just used in pub scenes. I’m impressed by their abilities; they are all fabulous.” Hall said the cast is also fortunate that playwright Ar-

thur Kopit (“Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad,” “Indians” — Tony-nominee, finalist for Pulitzer Prize and “Wings” – Tony-nominee, finalist for Pulitzer Prize) is on the set. “He’s got the answers to anything and is so accessible,” Hall explained. “And there’s a great collaboration between Chris, Arthur and the actors. Having them on board to enhance a scene is great. Chris is wonderful at finding a moment and giving you one little note that opens an entirely different chapter into the character.” Although the play contains strong language and some adult content, Hall is excited that “A Dram of Drummhicit” will appeal to a wide audience.

Coastal Cities Jazz Band to present tribute to Big Band era The Coastal Cities Jazz Band will pay tribute to the Big Band era on May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Carlsbad Community Church with music from the libraries of some of the most popular bands in the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s. In addition, the band will premier a new arrangement by Sammy Nestico, “Surrey With a Fringe on Top.” Both vocalist Michael Ruhl and Rick Evans were entertainers on cruise ships for a period of time and will be lending their talents for this concert. Carlsbad Community Church is located at the corner of Jefferson and Pine, Carlsbad. Tickets are $15 ($12 for seniors and students).

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NORTH COAST 1994 JAGUAR XJS, 2 + 2 convertible, 4.0 liter, 6 cyl, very low mileage. Must see! SacriďŹ ce. $9450. 619-405-7240

ANTIQUES & ART

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LOST & FOUND FOUND IN SAN CLEMENTE area, women’s single wedding band, multiple stones, initials engraved inside. Send to identify to: RD, PO Box 178332, San Diego, CA 92177.

SERVICES We take all the stress out of traveling. EZ Ride Shuttle offers a variety of charter services to meet all of your group transportation needs. "JSQPSU4FSWJDFt8FEEJOHT ;PPt4FB8PSME Designated Driver 3FTUBVSBOUTt8JOF5BTUJOH

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FURNITUREACCESSORIES

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BOOKSHELVES, solid wood, 4 shelves. $35/each. 858-481-3998 BRAND NEW SOFA. Neutral color. 84�Lx36�W. $499. 1/3 off orig price. Immaculate. 760-634-1567

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JACK LALANNE’S POWER JUICER. Like new, with accessories. $45. 619-838-3504

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LUXURY KING-SIZE MATTRESS w/box spring. Gently used, no smkg/no pets. Paid $1675, selling for $499. 858-259-8548 ROUND TABLES, coffee table & end table. $20/each. 858-481-3998

ADOPT RUSTY! Super fun, bunny boy. Neutered & litter box trained. www. sandiegorabbits.org/Adoption

TWO PIECE OAK DISPLAY CHEST unique, w/ roll top desk w/ glass display doors. Bottom piece, 3 doors & 2 drawers. 81�x 54�. Like new, $450. 619-838-3504

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CARMEL VALLEY: Sat. May 14th 7am-11am Canyon Crest Academy, 5951 Village Center Loop Dr. COMMUNITY SWAP MEET, new and used items and food. CARMEL VALLEY: Sat. May 14th & Sun. May 15th 8am1pm 5009 Greenwillow Lane 92130 Upscale Garage Sale. Furniture, New & Used toys, Adult & kids clothing, dishes, decor items, tools, sports equipment, book, crafts & more! Your Treasure Awaits! SOLANA BEACH: Sat. May 14th 7am-2pm 248 N. Sierra Ave. 18 Families, 4th Annual to support Youth Soccer. Too much to list, don’t miss it!

FOR SALE BOOKS, ďŹ ction, nonďŹ ction, cookbooks, health/ďŹ tness & more! $0.50 - $5.00. 858-481-3998

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DRESSING TABLE Classical traditional design, 2 tone cherry. Adjustable triple mirrors & 2 pull out trays. Perfect condition. $400. 619838-3504

TV STAND, 4ft wide, 3 deep glass shelves, wheels. $100. 858-453-3050

FRED’S INSTANT Open SHOE REPAIR Sunday! Custom made Riding Boots and Footwear for the hard to fit. Briefcases, Shoe Care Supplies, Belts, Hand Bags, Orthopedic Work

SHARP AM/FM RADIO-CDR-RW playable 5 disc changer. USB, remote, immaculate. $50. 760-634-1567

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760-632-8431

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LEGAL notices

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-012321 The name of the business: Berberich International located at: 8414 Travis Court San Diego, CA 92126 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Aaron Michael Berberich 8414 Travis Court San Diego, CA 92126 Holly Berberich 8414 Travis Court San Diego, CA 92126. This business is conducted by: A General Partnership. The transaction of business began on: January 1, 2011. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 26, 2011 Holly Berberich DM494 May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-013543 The name of the business: theRECommunity Lending located at: 1808 Aston Avenue, Suite 190 Carlsbad, CA 92008 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: BluFi Lending Corporation 1808 Aston Avenue, Suite 190 Carlsbad, CA 92008 California. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on MAY 09, 2011 John C. Lee, President/CEO CV250 May 12, 19, 26 June 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-011368 The name of the business: TMJ and Sleep Therapy Center of San Diego located at: 11515 El Camino Real, Suite 160 San Diego, CA 92130 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Martin P. Abelar, D.D.S. Martin P. Abelar 11515 El Camino Real, Suite 160 San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: Individual. The transaction of business began on: 01/01/2011. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 15, 2011 Martin P. Abelar, D.D.S. CV249 May 12, 19, 26 June 2, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0074650 Title Order No. 08-8-279224 Investor/Insurer No. 410186721 APN No. 323146-09-00 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/25/2004. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JESUS

May 12, 2011 G. MARTINEZ, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY., dated 10/25/2004 and recorded 11/02/04, as Instrument No. 20041038932, in Book , Page 19873), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, State of California, will sell on 06/02/2011 at 10:00AM, At the South entrance to the County Courthouse, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 14507 GARDEN ROAD, POWAY, CA, 92064. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $491,441.42. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 10/18/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., SV2-202 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By:— Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3986009 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011, 05/26/2011 CV248 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-012745 The name of the business: Pacific Petcare located at: 12720 Carmel Country Rd. #100 San Diego, CA 92130 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Veterinary Solutions, Inc. 12720 Carmel Country Rd. #100 San Diego, CA 92130 California. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: 4/2/1992. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 29, 2011 John Boyd, CEO P1823 May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-012601 The name of the business: a. MK Performance Inc. b. McCauley and Company located at: 3245 Brookside Lane Encinitas, CA 92024 San Diego County mailing address: 2240 Encinitas Blvd, Suite D294 Encinitas, CA 92024, is hereby registered by the following: MK Performance Group Inc. 3240 Brookside Lane Encinitas, CA 92024 CA. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: 4/15/2011.

This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 28, 2011 Kelli McCauley, President DM493 May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 247596CA Loan No. 3013855394 Title Order No. 715549 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05-25-2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-19-2011 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 06-05-2007, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 20070376926, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California, executed by: TINA WRIGHT, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE SOUTH ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 220 WEST BROADWAY, SAN DIEGO, CA Legal Description: LOTS 9 AND 10 IN BLOCK 6 OF LA JOLLA PARK, IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, MARCH 22, 1887. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,288,065.75 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 7443 EADS AVENUE LA JOLLA (SAN DIEGO), CA 92037 APN Number: 350-611-0300 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 04-282011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE

COMPANY, as Trustee REGINA CANTRELL, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA24379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting. com ASAP# 3969966 04/28/2011, 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011 DM486 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 447614CA Loan No. 0700131881 Title Order No. 706250 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06-28-2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-19-2011 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07-08-2005, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 2005-0578801, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California, executed by: RICK E. KIRWAN AND NANCY A. KIRWAN, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE SOUTH ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 220 WEST BROADWAY , SAN DIEGO, CA Legal Description: PARCEL 1: THAT PORTION OF LOTS 2 AND 3 IN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANCH 3 WEST, SAN BERNARDINO BASE AND MERIDIAN, AND THAT PORTION OF LOT 4 IN BLOCK 46 RANCHO SANTA FE, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 1742, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, DECEMBER 28, 1922, ALL IN THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A WHOLE AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE MOST SOUTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4 IN SAID BLOCK 46; THENCE NORTH 32º20` WEST ALONG THE COMMON BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN SAID RANCHO SANTA FE AND SAID SECTION 6, A DISTANCE OF 386.55 FEET TO THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO CURTIS M. BROWN AND WIFE, RECORDED SEPTEMBER 24, 1945 IN BOOK 1953,

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PAGE 126 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE SOUTH 78º38` WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED 201.46 FEET TO POINT ‘’X’’; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 78º38` WEST 101.94 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13º05`08’’ WEST 60.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 34º49`02’’ EAST 197.11 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT FROM WHICH POINT ‘’X’’ BEARS SOUTH 0º30` EAST; THENCE NORTH 0º30` WEST 156.66 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID SECTION 6; THENCE SOUTH 32º20` EAST ALONG SAID EASTERLY LINE 341.65 FEET TO A POINT DISTANCE THEREON NORTH 32º20` WEST 420.00 FEET FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 57º40` EAST 20.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 32º20`, 391.42 FEET TO A POINT IN THE WESTERLY LINE OF THE PUBLIC ROAD CAMINO VILJO AS SAME IS SHOWN ON SAID MAP NO 1742; THENCE SOUTH 2º29` WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE 34.88 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 2: AN EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY FOR ROAD AND UTILITY PURPOSES, TO BE USED IN COMMON WITH THE GRANTORS AND OTHERS OVER THOSE PARCELS OF LAND HEREIN AFTER DESCRIBED UNDER EASEMENTS ‘’A’’, ‘’B’’, AND ‘’C’’. EASEMENT PARCEL ‘’A’’: THAT PORTION OF LOT 4 IN BLOCK 46 OF RANCHO SANTA FE, IN THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 1742, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, DECEMBER 28, 1922, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE MOST SOUTHERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 4; THENCE NORTH 32º 20` WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID RANCHO SANTA FE, 420.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 57º40` EAST 20 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 32º20` EAST 391.42 FEET TO THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 4; THENCE SOUTH 2º39` WEST ALONG SAID EASTERLY LINE 34.88 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. EASEMENT PARCEL ‘’B’’: A STRIP OF LAND 20.00 FEET IN WIDTH LOCATED WITHIN LOTS 2 AND 3 IN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 3 WEST, SAN BERNARDINO BASE AND MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, THE CENTERLINE OF SAID STRIP OF LAND BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE MOST SOUTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4 IN BLOCK 46 OF RANCHO SANTA FE, AS SHOWN ON MAP THEREOF NO. 1742, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, DECEMBER 28, 1922; THENCE NORTH 32º20` WEST ALONG THE COMMON BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN SAID RANCHO SANTA FE AND SAID SECTION 6 A DISTANCE OF 386.55FEET TO THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO CURTIS M. BROWN AND WIFE, RECORDED SEPTEMBER 24, 1945 IN BOOK 1953, PAGE 126 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE SOUTH 78º38`WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED 303.40 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13º50`08’’ WEST 258.72 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE CENTER LINE OF SAID 20 FOOT STRIP; THENCE SOUTH 67º37`

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EAST 151.14 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A TANGENT CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHWESTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 50 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE 56.68 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 59º13`; THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE SOUTH 8º24` EAST 9.89 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A TANGENT CURVE CONCAVE NORTHEASTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 70 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY AND EASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE 102.63 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 84º00`; THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE NORTH 87º36` EAST 65.97 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHWESTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 79.53 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE 30.57 FEET TO A POINT IN THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID RANCHO SANTA FE DISTANT THEREON 24.57 FEET NORTHWESTERLY FROM THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF ABOVE MENTIONED ‘’BROWN LAND’’. THE SIDE LINE OF SAID STRIP OF LAND BEING PROLONGED OR SHORTENED SO THAT SAID STRIP WILL TERMINATE ON THE NORTHEAST IN THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID RANCHO SANTA FE. EASEMENT PARCEL ‘’C’’: THAT PORTION OF LOT 3 IN SAID SECTION 6, LYING, WITHIN A CIRCULAR PARCEL OF LAND HAVING A RADIUS OF 20.00 FEET CENTERED AT THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE STRIP OF LAND ABOVE DESCRIBED UNDER PARCEL ‘’B’’ AND NOT INCLUDED IN SAID 20.00 FOOT STRIP OF LAND. EXCEPTING THEREFROM THOSE PORTIONS THEREOF LYING WITHIN PARCEL 1 AND HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,273,086.23 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 15122 EL CAMINO REAL DEL MAR, CA 92014 APN Number: 302-041-3100 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 04-26-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee LOREN LOPEZ, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priority posting. com ASAP# 3974254 04/28/2011, 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011 DM485

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION



The Del Mar City Council introduced the following ordinance on May 9, 2011, with the following vote: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Del Mar, California, authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City Council of the City of Del Mar and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. AYES:

Mayor Mosier, Deputy Mayor Hilliard, Council Members Filanc, Haydu and Sinnott NOES: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None

items under $500

Adoption of the ordinance will be considered on June 6, 2011.

Call (800) 914-6434 or (858) 218-7200

MERCEDES MARTIN, City Clerk

Mercedes Martin

May 10, 2011 Date

DM497 5/12/11


May 12, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-009771 The name of the business: a. Encinitas Review b. Leucadia Review c. Cardiff Review located at: 3702 Via De La Valle, Suite 202W Del Mar, CA 92014 San Diego County is hereby registered by the following: Mainstreet Communications LLC 6400 Monterey Road Gilroy, CA 95020 Delaware This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 04, 2011 Anthony Allegretti, CEO RSF167 May 12, 19, 26 June 2, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER 37-2011-00088876-CU-PT-CTL SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA 92101 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Frances G. Goldstein on behalf of minor child: Cory Lawrence Shively, minor. Filed a petition for decree changing name from Cory Lawrence Shively to Cory Lawrence Goldstein. It is hereby ordered that all persons interested in this matter appear before this Court in Department 8 of the San Diego County Superior Court at 220 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 on City of Del Mar Design Review Board Agenda Del Mar Communications Center 240 Tenth Street, Del Mar, California Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF AGENDIZED ITEMS ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF MINUTES UPDATE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD/STAFF DISCUSSION (Non-Application Items) HEARING FROM THE AUDIENCE ON ITEMS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA Clean Water Presentation [Mikhail Ogawa]. DISCUSSION AND BRIEFING (Application Items) CONSENT CALENDAR CONTINUED APPLICATIONS: ITEM 1 DRB-10-05 and CDP-10-04 –TAKEN OFF THE AGENDA APN: 300-252-07 Location: 641 Hoska Applicant: Paul Benton Architect Owner: Joan D. Lasensky Zone: R1-10 (Low Density Residential) Environmental Status: Exempt Contact Person: Jean CrutchďŹ eld, Associate Planner Description: A request for a Design Review and Coastal Development Permit to demolish a one-story, single-family residence and construct a two-story single-family residence with associated grading, landscape/ hardscape and site improvements. ITEM 2 DRB-11-03 – TAKEN OFF THE AGENDA APN: 299-280-52 Location: 1563 Luneta Drive Applicant/Owner: Joe Bruderer-Schwab Representative: Greg Jordan Zone: R1-10 (Low Density Residential) Environmental Status: Exempt Contact Person: Matt Bator, AICP Description: A request for a Design Review Permit to construct a 30-inchhigh, 300 square-foot wooden deck platform with access stairs. ADJOURNMENT



DM495 5/12/11

June 07, 2011 at 8:30 a.m., Dept. 8, and then and there show cause, if any they have, why the application for change of name should not be granted. It is further ordered that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Carmel Valley News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. Date: April 21, 2011. Kevin A. Enright, Judge of the Superior Court CV246 May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-010042 The name of the business: Milestone Building Group located at: 991 C Lomas Santa Fe Dr. #409 Solana Beach, CA 92075 SD County, is hereby registered by the following: Shapiro & St. Martin Inc. 991 C Lomas Santa Fe Dr. #409 Solana Beach, CA 92075 California. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 05, 2011 Devon St. Martin, COO CV245 May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-012016 The name of the business: Coastal County Financial located at: 12075 Carmel Mtn Rd. #207 San Diego, CA 92128 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: 1. Jessie Imanil 2074 Johnston Glen Escondido, CA 92029. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The transaction of business began on: 04/01/2011. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 22, 2011 Jessie F. Imanil CV244 Apr. 28 May 5, 12, 19, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2011-00053632-CU-PT-NC SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 325 South Melrose Vista, CA 92081 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Erin Thompson ďŹ led a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Erin Thompson to Aeryn Boyd. 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 South Melrose 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. Del Mar Times.



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To place your ad call 800.914.6434 Date: APR. 18, 2011. Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court DM487 Apr. 28 May 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-011033 The name of the business: Contemporary Confections located at: 2515 Via Merano Del Mar, CA 92014 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Contemporary Confections LLC 2515 Via Merano Del Mar, CA 92014 California. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 13, 2011 Pamela Gleason, Co-Founder/Managing Member DM489 Apr. 28 May 5, 12, 19, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2011-00089888-CU-PT-CTL SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA 92101 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Xiumin Pierce ďŹ led a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Xiumin Pierce to Xiumin Tian Pierce. 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. JUNE 01, 2011 at 8:30 AM in DEPT. 8 at the address: 220 W. Broadway San Diego, CA 92101. 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. Carmel Valley News. Date: APR. 19, 2011. Kevin A. Enright, Judge of the Superior Court CV243 Apr. 28 May 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-010670 The name of the business: Miombo Consulting located at: 3771 Ruette San Raphael San Diego, Ca 92130 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Gideon Leeman 3771 Ruette San Raphael San Diego, Ca 92130 Margaret Susan Levick 3771 Ruette San Raphael San Diego, Ca 92130. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 11, 2011 Michael Gideon Leeman CV242 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-009625

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday the 23rd day of May 2011, at 7:00 p.m., in the Del Mar Communications Center, 240 Tenth Street, Del Mar, California, the City Council will conduct public hearing(s) on the following: s2ESOLUTIONAMENDINGTHE4RANS.ET,OCAL3TREETSAND2OADS0ROGRAM OF0ROJECTSFOR&ISCAL9EARS THROUGH  Those desiring to be heard in favor of, or in opposition to, this item will be given an opportunity to do so during such hearing or by writing to the City Council at 1050 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA, 92014. Attention: City Clerk. On any correspondence, please reference the hearing title and date. Under California Government Code 65009, if you challenge the nature of the proposed action in Court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing, described in this notice, or written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Mercedes Martin MERCEDES MARTIN, City Clerk

May 9, 2011 Date

DM496 5/12/11

The name of the business: a. Twentyone Volleyball b. Twentyone Beach Volleyball Club located at: 13497 Tiverton Road San Diego, CA 92130 San Diego County, is hereby registered by the following: Mark Gallo 13497 Tiverton Road San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: Individual. The transaction of business began on: 03/23/2011. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on APR. 01, 2011 Mark Gallo CV241 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2011-00088793-CU-PT-CTL SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA 92101 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner David Lok Wai Ng ďŹ led a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: David Lok Wai Ng to David Lok Wai Wu. 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 18, 2011 at 8:30 AM in DEPT. 8 at the address: 220 W. Broadway San Diego, CA 92101. 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. Carmel Valley News. Date: APR. 01, 2011. Kevin A. Enright, Judge of the Superior Court CV240 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-008511 The name of the business: Toledo Registration & Tax Service located at: 324 1/2 Grant St. Oceanside, CA 92054, San Diego County Mailing Address: P.O. BOX 1497 Vista, CA 92085, is hereby registered by the following: Rosa Toledo Wray 324 1/2 Grant St. Oceanside, CA 92054 Stephen Ramsey Wray 324 1/2 Grant St. Oceanside, CA 92054 This business is conducted by: A General Partnership. The transaction of business began on: n/a. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on MAR. 22, 2011 Stephen Wray DM484 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-009315 The name of the business: CKGETFIT located at: 12603 Crest Knolls Ct. San Diego, CA 92130 , is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Kohler 12603 Crest Knolls Ct. San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The transaction of business began on: 3/20/11. This statement was ďŹ led with the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on MAR. 29, 2011 Catherine Kohler CV238 Apr. 21, 28 May 5, 12, 2011

ANSWERS 05/05/11

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Offered at $449,000-$510,876 Pre-Bank Foreclosure! Truly one-of-a-kind condo with panoramic views of picturesque hillside. 2BR/2.5BA with 1604 sq.ft. this home was beautifully upgraded with gourmet kit w/granite counter tops, wood cabinetry and more. Wall to wall windows capture nightlight views! Barry & Betty Tashakorian ¡ 619.954.9000 www.LaJollaShoresHome.com

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MICHELLE SERAFINI ¡ 858.829.6210


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Ethics, client service deliver success for Realtor Megan Deglow As an accomplished real estate professional for the past 11 years, and as the leader of the San Diego chapter of the Italian Greyhound Rescue Fund (IGRF), Megan Deglow has excelled by applying her sense of compassion and tenacious work ethic. Deglow is based out of Prudential California Realty’s Carmel Valley office and experienced in multiple aspects of real estate. Deglow was originally motivated to become involved with the IGRF after she adopted her first Italian Greyhound in 2001. Since that time she has helped to coordinate a number of successful fundraisers and social events to support the organization; she rehomed 33 Italian Greyhounds in the San Diego area last year with the help of several volunteers. “Getting to see a dog undergo a total transformation from being unwanted and uncared for to being adopted by Megan Deglow someone that is so thankful and appreciative to have a dog in their life is very rewarding,” commented Deglow. By combining her comprehensive knowledge of real estate with her passion for helping other people, Deglow has earned referrals, repeat business and an outstanding reputation in San Diego’s real estate community. With a background in real estate that encompasses the sale and marketing of luxury homes, escrow coordination, commercial leasing and property management, as well as the purchase and sale of residential properties, she is a trusted advisor for clients with a broad spectrum of needs. Deglow attributes her ability to deliver seamless closings to her attention to detail, focus on the goals of her clients and experience assisting a top escrow officer in San Diego County. She also cites her proficiency with technology for allowing her to remain connected with her clients, provide them with relevant information and effectively market their homes. For more information about the Italian Greyhound Rescue Fund, please visit www. IGRescueSanDiego.org. Megan Deglow can be contacted through Prudential California Realty’s Carmel Valley office, at 858-213-7121, via email at MeganD@prusd.com, or on the web at www.MeganDeglow.com.

HOME OF THE WEEK 1359 Via Alta, Del Mar 3 bedrooms / 2.5 baths / 2,320sf Beautiful Olde Del Mar location, a short walk to the Village and Del Mar beach. Panoramic ocean and Torrey Pines views with 1/4 acre, kid-friendly yard. Artistic showpiece designed by a well known Del Mar architect. Large windows showcase great indoor-outdoor entertaining. Enjoy large private lot, gorgeous teak and mahogany, skylights and more! Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and hardwood floors. Offered at $2,299,000

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OPEN HOUSES CARMEL VALLEY $469,888 2BR/2.5BA $669,000 3BR/3BA $689,000 4BR/3BA $729,500 4BR/3BA $759,000 4BR/3BA $769,000 4BR/3BA $1,079,000 5BR/3BA $1,199,500 5BR/4.5BA $1,249,000 5BR/4BA $1,279,888 4BR/3.5BA $1,329,000 4BR/4.5BA $1,345,000 4BR/4BA $1,795,000 6BR/6.5BA $2,599,000-$2,899,000 5BR/6BA

12519 El Camino Real, # E Fred Bandi, Coldwell Banker Residential Brok 3994 Carmel Brooks Way Donna Lilly, Coldwell Banker Del Mar Village 15508 Paseo Del Sur Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 6046 Blue Dawn, Carmel Valley Joseph and Diane Sampson, Sampson California Realty 12615 Futura Street Adia Daniels, Coldwell Banker Del Mar Village 11438 Pleasant Ridge Joseph and Diane Sampson, Sampson California Realty 10982 Cloverhurst Wy Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 4490 Philbrook Sq Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 10618 Hunters Glen Mary Heon, Coldwell Banker 4935 Hidden Dune Ct Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 4358 Philbrook Sq Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 13138 Winstanley Way Hamideh Oloomi Raafat, Sampson California Realty 13250 Lansdale Ct Charles Moore, Coldwell Banker Residential 5739 Meadows Del Mar Lucienne Lastovic, Coldwell Banker Del Mar Village

$900,000-$999,000 5BR/4.5BA $950,000-$1,095,876 4BR/2.5BA $995,000 3BR/3.5BA $1,929,000 5BR/2.5BA $2,299,000 3BR/2.5BA

3437 Caminito Santa Fe Downs Laleh & Niloo, Coldwell Banker 13656 Mira Montana David Schroed, Prudential CA Realty 3311 Caminito Cabo Viejo Kyle Belding, Del Mar Realty Associates 15031 Paso Del Sol Nancy Rinehart, Coldwell Banker Del Mar Village 1359 Via Alta Debbie Carpenter, Real Living Lifestyles

$950,000 2BR/2.5BA $479,000 3BR/2BA

160 Phoebe Street Christel Carlyle, Coldwell banker Del Mar Village 1080 Cottage Way Garth M. Clem, Sampson California Realty

$1,499,000 5BR/4.55BA $1,599,000 3BR/3.5BA $2,695,000 5BR/3BA $2,700,000 5BR/5.5BA $3,495,000 4BR/7BA

7989 Kathryn Crosby Court K. Ann Brziolis, Prudential California Realty 8232 The Landing Way K. Ann Brizolis, Prudential California Realty 5274 La Glorieta Chaco Clotfelter, Willis Allen Real Estate 16210 Via Cazadero St Becky and June Campbell, Coldwell Banker 5626 Via De La Cumbre Lisa Schoelen, Coldwell Banker

Sat 1:00-4:00 858-342-1801 Sun 1:00-4:00 619-200-2720 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sat 1:00-4:00 858-699-1145 Sat 1:00-4:00 858-342-1287 Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-699-1145 Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sun 1:00-4:00 619-888-7653 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-829-9394 Sat-Sun 1:00-4:00 858-395-7525 Sun 1:30-4:30 858-366-3295

DEL MAR Sun 1:00-4:00 858-864-6464 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-459-0202 Sun 2:00-6:00 858-525-2291 Sun 1:00-4:00 619-985-6297 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-794-9422

ENCINITAS Sun 12:00-3:00 858-774-3025 Sat 1:00-4:00 858-349-7590

RANCHO SANTA FE Sun 1:00-4:00 858-756-6355 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-756-6355 Sun 1:00-5:00 858-342-3050 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-449-2027 Sun 1:00-4:00 858-414-3241

SANTALUZ $985,000-$1,055,000 3BR/3BA $1,389,000 4BR/4.5BA

14448 Rock Rose Gretchen and Alan Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker Residential 14252 Caminito Lazanja Gretchen and Alan Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker Residential $1,999,900-$2,499,900 8178 Run of the Knolls Court 4BR/5.5BA Gretchen and Alan Pagnotta, Coldwell Banker Residential

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

SOLANA BEACH To see the virtual tour visit www.seadreamhomes.com Debbie Carpenter • Real Living Lifestyles 858-794-9422 •DRE 01461472 • dmark@san.rr.com

$599,000-$639,000 579 South Sierra #18 Sun 1:00-4:00 2BR/3BA Wendy Forrester, Windermere Southern California 858-414-2382 Contact Sharon Swanson TODAY to Receive YOUR FREE* open house listing!

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