PeninsulaBeacon.com www.SDNEWS.com Volume 25, Number 2
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
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Rosecrans will gain precious new space Miramar annex to allow for new burials BY ANTHONY GENTILE | THE BEACON
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery is getting some much-needed relief this fall. A 164-acre annex to the cemetery will open at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in September to allow nearly 160,000 new burials — something Fort Rosecrans has long run out of space to accommodate. “It’s going to be a great project,” said Kirk Leopard, director of Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. “It’s going to provide burials for the next 50-60 years for the
San Diego area.” With Fort Rosecrans only accepting cremations currently, the opening of the Miramar annex will allow for casketed burials in San Diego for local veterans for the first time since 1966. The only option presently for casketed burials is at Riverside National Cemetery. “You don’t expect your 80-yearold grandmother to have to drive all the way up to Riverside just to visit a gravesite,” Leopard said. SEE ANNEX, Page 5
Though the chance of a catastrophic event is considered highly unlikely, tsunami evacuation route signs have surfaced in Ocean Beach and Point Loma, funded by the city and National Weather Service. PHOTO BY PAUL HANSEN | THE BEACON
City rides wave to be tsunami-ready BY ANTHONY GENTILE | THE BEACON
Forty-four tsunami evacuation route signs being installed in coastal areas around the county now point out which way to flee if a big wave hits. The signage is part of the city’s effort to become recognized as “tsunami-ready” by the National Weather Service. “We plan for all risks and all hazards and a tsunami is one of those,” said Donna Faller of the city’s Office of Homeland Security. “While pretty rare, San Diego is considered in a moderate tsuna-
mi (prone) area, so we plan for that.” Installation of the signs began last month and will wrap up midmonth. According to Faller, the signs were already purchased and the installation costs of $21,000 came from city’s 2008 general fund. “We purchased the signs, but we did not have the staffing at the time to do the outreach component,” Faller said. “We were able to move some of the ’08 monies over to the current year to pick up the cost of this current project.” Eleven of the signs are located
in Point Loma and Ocean Beach. Several signs are located on West Point Loma Boulevard and North Harbor Drive, and other signs are also located at 4995 Voltaire St., 5100 Brighton Ave., and 5085 Newport Ave. in the Sunset Cliffs area. While the direction of these signs may seem like common sense to locals, the signs are in place to raise awareness in case a tsunami strikes San Diego and to help visitors. “They serve those who are not familiar with the area. We have SEE TSUNAMI, Page 3
Students get introduction to science, forensics BY ANTHONY GENTILE | THE BEACON
Eighth-graders at St. Charles Borromeo Academy got a taste of a CSI-style mock crime scene recently at their Point Loma campus. The students used different aspects of science to solve a whodunit involving the principal’s missing baseball hat. “It’s really a hot topic these days with [the television show] ‘CSI,’” said Peter Billings, who runs the St. Charles science program. “It’s not really part of the curriculum of middle school science but it’s a component to add to incorporate other science skills.” The class of nearly 20 eighth-grade students integrated forensics, entomology, microscope use Students at St. Charles Borromeo Academy got a taste and comparisons, and good detective skills during of a CSI-style mock crime scene as part of the school’s renewed scientific emphasis. PHOTO BY ANTHONY GENTILE | THE BEACON
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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetary will soon have some much-needed capacity back with the planned construction of an annex at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Ground is set to be broken on the addition Jan. 30. PHOTO BY RONAN GRAY | THE BEACON
Medical pot regulatory rules rolled back to subcommittee BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | THE BEACON
City Council members appeared uncomfortable with the first round of recommendations to regulate dispensaries issued by the Medical Marijuana Task Force. City Council voted 7-1 to send the recommendations to subcommittee on Jan. 5. The Land Use & Housing Commission (LU&H) will discuss the recommendations at its March meeting, and the Community Planners Committee, which represents the planning groups in the city, will
also review the suggestions for feedback. Councilman Todd Gloria, who chairs LU&H, also requested input from city staff from the Department of Development Services, which handles permits, and from the mayor’s office. Over a series of four meetings, the task force outlined suggestions for hours of operation, permitted areas of location, distance requirements from one dispensary to another and permitting processes. District 2 Councilman Kevin SEE POT, Page 5
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The Peninsula Beacon takes a step in a new direction by fortifying online offerings, updates and printing on alternate weeks. 3
A new kids’ book uses fun to teach about San Diego’s Lindbergh Field, the endangered least tern and its habitat. 4
A young Point Loma Nazarene men’s basketball squad is battling injuries and inexperience in its bid to bolster the remainder of the 2010 season. 7
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Midway District’s Pet Kingdom tantalizes the aquarium, reptile hobbyists BY NICOLE SOURS LARSON | THE BEACON
Step into Pet Kingdom, located at 3191 Sports Arena Blvd. in the Midway District, and you know you’ve stepped into another world. It’s not a zoo, it’s not a jungle, but there are hints of each as you find yourself surrounded by representations of plants, rocks and other natural elements plus cages, bowls and other paraphernalia designed to create a comfortable home or an appropriate environment for the exotic fish, reptiles, amphibians and even small furry animals offered for sale in the specialty shop which caters to committed hobbyists. One of the first things that strikes a visitor is the immaculate condition of the animal enclosures, whether for guinea pigs, tropical fish or sulcata tortoises, and how friendly, knowledgeable and informative the staff members are, answering questions as they continue to clean and scrub glass cases, aquaria and animal pens. Meesha, a 7-year-old vocal cat who came in once with kittens and stayed to become the store’s resident cat and mascot, pops out from behind a display, informing
her staff that it’s now time for dinner. While you will find for sale a selection of rats, mice, chinchillas, rabbits and even occasional kittens (all with their first round of shots, feline leukemia testing, flea treatment and a certificate for a free veterinary visit), you will also find a prominently posted statement warning parents about rabbit adoptions. “So your child wants a rabbit? Ask yourself these questions,” reads the posting, which also discourages rabbits as pets for children under age 8. “Our main focus here is in the animals. We want to make sure we’re providing healthy animals,” explains manager Ann Ancibor, who has worked at Pet Kingdom for 18 years and purchases the kittens and small animals only from local small hobbyist breeders with whom the store has had a relationship for many years. President Bill Bennett, who with his wife Diane has owned the shop since 1981, has twice enlarged the shop to spotlight more freshwater and saltwater fish, reptiles and amphibians. He notes that they’re located
between two big box pet stores, but by focusing on their niche market they’ve survived and mostly thrived. “We carry animals and products that are labor-intensive,” he says, noting that they require specialized knowledge and care. Some of his staff are themselves breeders of rare fish and reptiles that have been bred successfully in captivity nowhere else. “Keeping animals is an art and a science. You have to have people who are interested and knowledgeable about what they’re doing,” he says. When you have about 1,000 animals of so many species, he explains, you have to be cleaning constantly, as well as demonstrating how the animals should be set up and cared for at home. He and his staff also make a point of educating customers about animal care. If a customer wants to buy an animal but is not prepared to learn about it and put it in its correct environment, they have refused to sell the animal. “We want people to have a good experience with animals and stay in the hobby,” Bennett says. Pet Kingdom purchases some animals from customers. When people have to give up animals, in some cases the store will accept them as donations if they have room for them, especially fish or small snakes. They then provide them to teachers for their classrooms or to breeders for their breeding programs. Pet Kingdom also has a “full disclosure” policy of informing customers that a fish or reptile will become large and will require
A customer closely examines an aquarium at Pet Kingdom on Sports Arena PHOTO BY NICOLE SOURS LARSON | THE BEACON Boulevard in the Midway District.
larger accommodations. They do not sell Burmese pythons because they become too big and difficult to handle. They’ve seen a decline in sales of the number of fish that grow large, Bennett says. One of the most popular fish species now is the African cichlid, a colorful freshwater species that remains small. For a child or parent seeking a friendly pet that’s easy to care for
and will happily ride on a child’s shoulder, Bennett recommends a bearded dragon, which is mellow and likes people. Pet Kingdom offers school tours for teachers with groups of up to 25 or 30 students and will arrange for staff to escort children and explain the animals’ habitat and behavior. For more information, visit www.petkingdom.com or call (619) 224-2841.
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NEWS Beacon to publish on alternate weeks As we enter the new year, you will notice a change in the frequency of distribution for The Peninsula Beacon. The newspaper will publish every other week with a hiatus next week. The ever-changing world of the media offers a wide variety of ways to deliver news in more immediate and clever ways, allowing the chance to better inform the public and reach a wider audience. We hope to explore these opportunities in the future and bring
more news of the Peninsula to you, our readers. For instance, readers can look forward to a more active Beacon website as we bring news updates via www.peninsulabeacon.com. Meanwhile, the staff is using this opportunity to institute a few additions and upgrades to the printed version of the paper, and readers can expect The Beacon to carry a few new surprises this year. “Reaching this decision was not easy,” publisher Julie Hoisington said. “But it is a step in a new
direction.” The state of the economy continues to impact virtually every business — and the newspaper industry is not immune. “Businesses have already adjusted their overall spending due to the slower economy they experienced in 2009, including advertising and marketing budgets,” Hoisington said. “We’re very optimistic that we’ll see a turn in the right direction in 2010.” Please look for the next issue of The Peninsula Beacon on Jan. 28.
30 consecutive days. • Is a business person with a business address in the district at which employees or operators of the business are located for more than 30 days. Voters may also place advisory propositions upon the election ballot by submitting a “qualified” proposition petition at a board meeting. To be qualified, the proposition must be verified by the OBPB secretary as having been signed by 225 electors within the Ocean Beach planning area. The Ocean Beach planning area is bound to the east and south by the middle of Seaside Street from Nimitz Boulevard to Greene Street, the middle of Greene Street from Seaside Street to Froude Street, the middle of Froude Street from Greene Street to Adair Street, the middle of Adair Street from Froude Street to the Pacific Ocean and extending seaward to the city limits. Copies of the map of the planning area are available at
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OB planners seeking board candidates The Ocean Beach Planning Board (OBPB) will conduct its annual election on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ocean Beach Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave. Candidate petitions may be obtained from the OBPB or by emailing email@example.com. All candidate nomination petitions must be submitted by Feb. 14. Candidates must present to the board a nominating petition signed by at least 35 electors of the OBPB district in which he or she desires to run, must be at least 18 years old and meet at least one of the following criteria: • Has been a resident of the OBPB district for at least 30 consecutive days. • Is the owner of real property situated in the district for at least
Penninsula planning board to hold election The Peninsula Community Planning Board is seeking candidates to run for several open seats. Candidates will vie for the positions during an election March 18 at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Ballots will be cast from 4 to 8 p.m., with a candidates’ forum prior to the election. To qualify, a person must be at least 18 years of age, be a Peninsula community property owner or resident, or be a local businessperson with a business address in the Peninsula community. Applications can be obtained online at www.pcpb.net or by calling (619) 224-9897. Mail applications to Helen Kinnaird, 3215 Tennyson St., San Diego, 92106.
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more than 20 million visitors to our beaches every year and those people may not be familiar with where the higher ground is,” Faller said. The signs are one component of the city becoming tsunami-ready. Faller said the city has submitted its draft application to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Another component of the process is tsunami inundation maps, which the state unveiled for the entire coast of California on Dec. 17. The maps can be found at www.conservation.ca.gov. “It means that there’s a greater likelihood that the water could reach you up to a certain point,” said Yvette Urrea Moe, public information specialist with the county’s Office of Emergency Services. “We would recommend to those people living in those areas to know their way away from there.” Inundation areas in OB include Ocean Beach Park, where the maps show that heavy flooding could overtake Abbott Street and reach as far as Cable Street. In Point Loma, a tsunami could bring a significant amount of water to areas along the San Diego Bay, including Ballast Point, Shelter Island and Spanish Landing Park south of Harbor Drive. The county is educating San Diegans about tsunamis with videos and information on its website, www.readysandiego.org. A DVD about what to do is also making its way around to local schools. “It tells them what they can do to be safe and what some of the warning signs are,” Urrea Moe said. “Living in San Diego, we’ve never experienced a tsunami, and a lot of
people don’t really realize what they’re supposed to do.” Tsunamis are waves created by a quake or landslide in the ocean that last a longer period than usual, resulting in an abnormally large wave after reaching shore. Richard Seymour, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography research oceanographer, said the San Diego area has never seen damage from a tsunami. The last tsunami that caused damage in the state occurred in 1964 in Crescent City, near the California-Oregon border. As far as predicting a future tsunami, Seymour said there is not a mathematically or scientifically sound method. What is sound, he said, is predicting the results of a distant earthquake that could potentially produce a tsunami. “We can measure them with a pressure gauge that we have off Scripps Pier,” Seymour said. “We can go into our record from that pressure and actually see the tsunami — the very, very slow rise and fall of the sea level. I don’t think we’re going to be in the situation of the false alarm or false warning we were in for many years.” Even without a surefire way to forecast a tsunami, Seymour said one occurring in San Diego is highly unlikely. He said the most dangerous type of tsunami —– one that occurs very close to the shore as the result of a landslide — is not likely to happen given the makeup of the seafloor off local coasts. “Based upon the local geometry of the seafloor, which doesn’t tend to magnify the effect of tsunami waves, the chances of our having anything destructive are extremely small,” Seymour said. But in the event that one does happen, the city is taking steps toward being prepared.
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New book gives kids insight into airport, endangered species and habitats BY SEBASTIAN RUIZ | THE BEACON
San Diego International Airport employees are educating youngsters about the endangered California least tern through the magic of a childrens’ book. The terns nest on airport grounds during the spring, and environmental laws require the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority to mitigate environmental impacts — including protection of the birds’ habitat. Author Judy McSweeney and illustrator Sharon Gonzales tell the story of a curious least tern named Laverne and her newfound friend, Jet, a beagle-type dog, in the artful pulp “Laverne, The Runway Stowaway.”
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the weeklong exercise. When the exercise kicked off Dec. 14, the pupils were parading around with detective badges, gloves and booties, collecting evidence from
The creators of the book are parents themselves and also work in the aviation education department of the San Diego International Airport. They want to take their message of education and conservation to the hearts and minds of children. “All the things we do at the airport is all about our customers, but in this case one of our customers happens to be a bird, and we try to be a good neighbor,” said McSweeney. “Plus, we’re just big little kids ourselves, so it was fun.” Gonzales penciled the artwork for the book, bringing the story of Laverne, Jet and a group of children called the Airport Explorers to life.
The graphic artist said the story provides an opportunity to learn about different elements of Lindbergh Field. “It’s not only educating children … about the least tern, but also about sections of the airport itself,” Gonzales said. Teachers can also use the book and downloadable curricula to use in the classroom. The curricula is scheduled to launch in the spring. The airport’s Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) also supported some of the research into the nesting habits of the endangered least tern. Estimates put the birds’ population at about 6,000 with about 130 nests around airport grounds dur-
ing the spring mating season, according Richard Gilb, manager of EAD. Gilb said scientists think the birds like to nest near the airport because it’s close to San Diego Bay, which provides a constant supply of small fish the bird likes to eat. The noise generated from airport operations may also help keep predators, like rodents, away. The flat terrain of rock and sand mimics the birds’ natural, beachlike habitat. The Airport Authority’s EAD works to protect the birds by setting up barriers and small fences to keep the chicks from running onto the runway and into harm’s way.
“It seems like beach to them so they sort of came in and set up shop,” Gilb said. “Birds and airports typically don’t mix.” Usually, birds near an airport spell disaster for flights because large birds and flocks can create multiple flight hazards. But because the California least tern is small and doesn’t flock in large numbers, the danger they represent is low, Gilb said. The endangered bird can grow to have a foot-long wingspan and weigh about 1.6 ounces, he added. While the birds may not pose a serious hazard to flights, a big, dangerous airport can certainly frighten an innocent tern. Just ask Laverne, the runway stowaway.
the school office. “The main goal is to introduce science and make science fun and hands-on, dealing with forensics and [things they see on] TV every day,” Billings said. St. Charles’ faculty also got in on the act. Principal Thomas Mamara’s office was the main scene of
the crime. More than 30 pieces of evidence ranging from hair to fingerprints were scattered about his office. Other faculty members provided clothing samples that the students matched with control samples to get to the bottom of the mystery. “It’s a really good hands-on sci-
ence project that involves the whole school and uses lots of different science branches,” Billings said. After collecting evidence on the first day, the science class spent the rest of the week analyzing it. Students had to distinguish between animal and human hair
under a microscope, measure pH levels in soil and analyze fiber samples. “We’ll see how it goes and then add to it to increase the complexity,” Billings said. Billings took over the science program at St. Charles two years ago. Since arriving at the school, he is credited with making a significant impact on its science curriculum. “They really didn’t have a science program here before,” Billings said. “My job is to build it up and make it something to stand out in the community.” St. Charles Borromeo Academy is located at 2808 Cadiz St. in Point Loma. For more information, visit science.saintcharlesacademy.com.
Creating Leaders in our Community for 63 Years Local Catholic parochial school, St. Charles Borromeo Academy, has been creating leaders in our community for 63 years. To celebrate, they have expanded their school with new programs and opportunities for children ages preschool through 8th grade. Join them for an Open House on Sunday, January 24, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn more about the wonderful things this school has to offer. “We are proud of the challenging academic environment we have continued to offer over the past 63 years and look forward to enhancing our programs this year, while keeping our environment focused on continuing to instill Catholic values in our students,” said Thomas Mamara, Principal, St. Charles Borromeo Academy. St. Charles Borromeo Academy opened in 1947 and is located at 2808 Cadiz Street, just across from Liberty Station. The parochial Catholic school focuses on providing an accelerated academic program in a secure environment. St. Charles curriculum includes: Spanish, physical education, computers and art. Afterschool band, Surf Club and Girl Scouts are available, along with the opportunity to participate in a competitive parochial sports league. School fully accredited by WCEA & WASC. All teachers are credentialed. Visit www.saintcharlesacademy.com for additional information.
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City charged up with playoff fever as Jets come flying in from New York Divisional Round by upsetting the Bengals 24-14 in Cincinnati on Saturday. Sitting out of the playoff picture a month and a half ago, the Jets won five of their last six to make the postseason. The Jets have played old-school football all season long, riding their stout defense and league-best rushing attack. In the regular season, New York’s defense allowed
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Winners of 11 straight and coming off a bye week, the San Diego Chargers are certainly flying high. The Bolts (13-3) host the surging New York Jets (10-7) in the AFC Divisional Playoffs Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium. The Jets entered the playoffs as the fifth seed, advancing to the
mar or people who are concerned because they are getting up in age and they don’t want to go to Riverside,” Leopard said. As for Fort Rosecrans itself, the opening of the Miramar annex does not mean the acceptance of future ashes will stop soon in Point Loma. Leopard said he expects the national cemetery, which just exceeded 100,000 graves last month, will still have room for ashes until 2017 or 2018. “We’re still going to operate Fort Rosecrans. It’s not going to close,” Leopard said. Leopard said a 4,200-column niche expansion project will begin at the cemetery next month. Two other expansion projects have been approved and a third is pending approval. “Point Loma and Fort Rosecrans is a very popular location for people,” Leopard said. “It’s really a part of the community.” The cemetery was also just approved for a second raise and realignment project, the last of two projects to primp the grounds. The project will have millions of dollars in economic impact locally.
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“That’s not the service we want to provide. Now we’ll be centrally located at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. “That’s a much better option for the San Diego community.” The Department of Veterans Affairs will break ground on the Miramar site Jan. 30. The annex will use nearly half of the vacant land in the area. “It’s a great site for us,” Leopard said. “It was the best we could do in this area. We don’t have a lot of land in San Diego County, and for them to allow us to use that area as a national cemetery was amazing.” In addition to accepting new interments, the Miramar annex will accommodate those who wish to move their loved ones from Riverside if they provide for the transportation costs. Leopard views this as a nice alternative. “We get stories all the time from widows who are holding on to their husbands’ ashes because they want them buried at Mira-
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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery has not allowed casketed burials since 1966 because of space constraints. With the opening of the new annex at Miramar, nearly 160,000 burials of local veterans will again be able to take PHOTO BY RONAN GRAY | THE BEACON place.
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THURSDAY · JANUARY 14, 2010 THE PENINSULA BEACON
District 2 City Councilmember Kevin Faulconer, at podium, flanked by Mayor Jerry Sanders, left, unveiled a proposal last month to use existing SDG&E fuel lines to transport excess methane gas from the city’s wastewater facility instead of trucking the volatile gas through Peninsula neighborhood streets. COURTESY PHOTO
Methane fuel lines win out over trucking By City Councilmember KEVIN FAULCONER Some of the best environmental news in San Diego last year surfaced a few weeks ago in Point Loma. On Dec. 15, I had the honor of announcing a groundbreaking environmental project that will use existing SDG&E fuel lines to transport excess methane gas from the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The gas will be recycled and used as renewable electricity. This first-of-its-kind project is expected to eliminate the release of 1.1 million cubic feet of global warming gases each day from the treatment plant, and generate a small amount of revenue for the City. The original plan called for using trucks to haul compressed natural gas — 85 percent methane and 15 percent carbon dioxide — from the plant to two local sites. Many of you contacted me to share your concerns about trucking methane through our neighborhoods. I shared those concerns and together we came up with a safer alternative and a better plan. The collaboration and the results reaffirmed my belief that government of the people, by the people and for the people has not perished. I owe a special thanks to Point Loma residents John Pederson and Jim Gilhooly, who were among the driving forces behind the new plan. Mr. Pederson heads the group Citizens for a Green and Safe Point Loma, which had this to say about the new plan: “Point Loma residents are very pleased with the revised
outcome for the handling and distribution of excess methane gas from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Facility. Utilizing the existing SDG&E pipeline to transport the gas instead of trucking through our residential neighborhoods is a practical, green and safe solution. We are grateful for all the community support. This new solution gives us hope and reaffirms the notion that we can make a difference in our community when residents become involved along with our elected officials.” On Dec. 8, the San Diego City Council voted unanimously to amend a contract between the City and BioFuels Energy LLC that calls for recycling methane gas from the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The contract had been in place for a while. What changed is how the gas will be transferred once the project begins in 2011. A Dec. 19 editorial in The San Diego Union-Tribune put it this way: “This project is a win for the city, a win for BioFuels and SDG&E and a win for the environment. We applaud it.” I applaud the Point Loma community for rallying behind this improved plan. It proves that together we can accomplish great things for our neighborhoods. — Kevin Faulconer sits on the San Diego City Council as the representative for District 2, which includes Point Loma, Ocean Beach and Mission Beach.
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The downtown stadium — a smaller option I applaud our civic leaders and the Chargers for huddling on a new downtown stadium. But I wonder if we’re discussing the right stadium. Under consideration is a 62,000-seat stadium (expandable to 72,000 seats), footballoriented structure, able to hold its own nationally against other football venues, and, more or less, it will do what Qualcomm Stadium does today. At the expanded 72,000-seat size, San Diego will once again be considered for future Super Bowls. But the size of that proposed stadium comes with its own limitations. As Major League Baseball apparently believes, some sports don’t do as well in large stadiums. Major League Soccer seems to have embraced the same conclusion: their recent stadiums are built to house crowds of 25,000 or so. We may be envisioning the wrong stadium; maybe less is more. Let’s diagram another play. What if we build a 40,000-seat stadium downtown? Granted, this would leave the Chargers out of the downtown equation. However, the possible uses of this smaller stadium are more intriguing. A 40,000-seat venue could actually revive San Diego State University’s football program — 30,000 fans wouldn’t feel lost in a cavernous, halfempty stadium, and that dynamic alone might sustain larger crowds. Twenty thousand to
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30,000 spectators would feel like a successful level of attendance. The downtown location is closer to South Bay and to Tijuana. So we could attract more international soccer matches — a natural fit for our demographics and a strong move toward a growing sport of the future. A leaner stadium could be home to both a Mexican soccer league team and an MLS team. It would give events like the Rugby Sevens (taken from us by Las Vegas) a downtown, properlyscaled location. It could hold concerts and serve as an adjunct to the Convention Center. And it could be the home venue for the Poinsettia Bowl. By my count, the sports alone would provide more than 50 events a year — a boost to downtown by providing a year-round calendar of sports seasons and other events. A 40,000-seat stadium was just built in Kaohsuing, Taiwan. The stadium includes a track — were we to add a track to a downtown stadium, we could also host NCAA and world-class track events (these events fill stadiums throughout the world, particularly during the lead-up to the Summer Olympics). To see an outstanding design and construction of a 40,000 seat stadium, go to http://archrecord.construction.co m/projects/portfolio/archives/100 1nationalstadium-1.asp A scaled-down stadium would provide a competitive edge from a development standpoint. A new Chargers stadium has a hefty price tag of $800 million to
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$1 billion. Stanford University claimed to build its 50,000-seat stadium (which, by the way, may also have been built in order to attract international-level soccer matches) for a mere $100 million; at even twice that, it seems a bargain in comparison. The 27,000-seat Home Depot Center in Carson, California, which is home to two MLS teams, cost $150 million to build. Traffic and parking needs likewise would be scaled-down. And the benefits would be year-round, not just during the fall. So where do the Chargers go from here? North, to Escondido. That city boasts a strategy for assembling the necessary land and possibly a viable financial plan. And while we Chargers fans may not like the extra 30 minutes up the freeway, it’s only 10 times a year. And what if we lose the Chargers altogether? The media rumors are that Buffalo and Jacksonville are looking to relocate. In contrast, were San Diego State to fold its football program — and the size of Qualcomm is more of a detriment than a benefit — that likely would be the end of Division IBCS football in San Diego. College programs don’t seem to come back. San Diego wants to be a world-class city. I’m trying to do my part by tossing a new idea into the mix. Others get to carry the ball from here. Whitney M. Skala Point Loma
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When the Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) Sea Lions men’s basketball squad entered the 200910 season, head coach Ethan Hamilton realized it would be somewhat of a rebuilding year in the highly competitive Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC). “It has been an interesting year so far and what I have discovered is that we are even younger and don’t have as much depth as I thought, but these are a great group of guys,” Hamilton said. Hamilton did not count on injuries to four of his players either, including sophomore Greg Murray, Hamilton’s top scorer after 7 games. Murray had averaged 15.4 points per game, a 33.3 three-point percentage, a 66.7 free-throw percentage and 3.3 rebounds per game. Murray expects to be out for the next six weeks, which would most likely keep him out for the remainder of the year — with an outside chance at returning if the Sea Lions make a deep run into the postseason. Murray is expected to make a full recovery by fall. Rhett Beal and Nate Van Wheelden are two other sophomores who have also contributed and helped fill the void caused by Murray’s injury. Beal has averaged 13.2 points per game, a 78.3 freethrow percentage, a 27.3 three-
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Point Loma Nazarene University’s Rhett Beal (No. 12) has helped shore up the young squad’s performance after the team lost leading scorer Greg COURTESY PHOTO Murray to injury.
point percentage and 7.2 rebounds per game. Van Wheelden has averaged 10.9 points per game with a 60.5 free-throw percentage, a 32.7 three-point percentage and 3.8 rebounds per game. Point Loma entered this season with an extremely young and inexperienced roster, which includes only three juniors, seven sophomores and two freshmen. The Sea Lions’ overall record is 5-9 with a 24 record in the GSAC. But Hamilton said that does not reflect the competitiveness of the young Sea Lions. “We have done some really good things so far,” Hamilton said. “The guys have bought into what we are trying to do and everyone is staying together.” Hamilton expects his young rosSEE PLNU, Page 12
Students at Point Loma High School (PLHS) have, for decades, built body strength by “pumping iron” in the school weight room. Recently, though, that activity has become more like “pumping rust.” In a community that prides itself on excellent school programs and facilities for its children, the school’s demolished weight facilities and rusting outdoor weight equipment appear to be a glaring exception. But hope is being rejuvenated. Those facilities will now be replaced, in part, with the help of a $90,000 grant from the Jimmy Johnson Foundation and commitment of some dedicated Point Loma High parents and students. Once housed in two portable classrooms just west of the campus stadium, the weight room was a regular component of every PLHS student’s physical education activity. Classes rotated through the two structures, learning proper techniques while increasing muscle tone in their growing bodies. For the school’s athletes, the facility became a second home, a place to gather and push themselves beyond previous limits. Often bathed in perspiration and straining to summon every ounce of their strength, these teens prepared themselves to compete for team positions and battle their opponents on turf, hardwood, in the ocean or a pool. Problems began when the two portable classrooms were condemned by inspectors and demolition was ordered. PLHS staff
Point Loma High School (PLHS) leaders recently accepted a $90,000 grant check from the foundation of NASCAR racing champion and San Diego native Jimmy Johnson. Shown at the Santee ceremony are, from left, Johnson and his wife, Chandra; Bobbie Samilson, PLHS prinicpal; Lisa Tumbiolo, PLHS parent/ grant writer; Mike Hastings, PLHS head football coach; and Ray Starnes, regional vice president of foundation partner Lowe’s home improvement stores. PHOTO OURTESY OF THE JIMMY JOHNSON FOUNDATION
members saw only one place available to house the shiny chrome machines and iron plates, but they knew it was a terrible alternative. The weight equipment has been moved to a chain-link-fenced batting cage near the site of the condemned portables. And so, the expensive equipment sits, being slowly exposed to the sun’s destructive rays, the night’s dew, salty air and occasional rains. Rust covers much of the metal and padded seats have now been completely destroyed by the elements. When San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) officials polled each of its school sites to find what was needed at individual campuses, the weight room dilemma at Point Loma High was brought up.
But so were other pressing issues at PLHS, such as aging plumbing and electrical systems, the need for increased technology in classrooms and other issues. SDUSD has allotted funding from the $2.1 billion voterapproved Proposition S, in part, to replace the PLHS weight room —- but not for another five years. PLHS parent Lisa Tumbiolo decided to take matters into her own hands. Tumbiolo learned of grant money made available to local schools from wildly popular NASCAR champion Jimmy Johnson, who attended schools in El Cajon. He founded the Jimmy Johnson Foundation in 2006, partnering with Lowe’s Toolbox SEE GRANT, Page 12
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Banjo artist Dahill shows age is no limit to musical prowess said. “But it’s also about my views on things, such as the bill of rights and the encroachment on it in recent years. However, my first songs were about body surfing.” Dahill acknowledges that age 35 is a little late in the game to start in music. “I go to shows and guys have been singing for 20 years and I’ve been singing for, like, one,” Dahill joked. “Sometimes I’m not as good a singer as I’d like to be or will be, but my favorite singers have a little bit of roughness to their voice, so I figure that’s okay.” Dahill plans to record an album this spring. Having gotten so much enjoyment from his new music career,
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Though there has been much for musicians to complain about regarding the current state of the music business, one major new development partially makes up for the negative. Chock it up to first- and second-generation rockers hitting elderly status in recent years, but it’s now considered status quo for older musicians in all genres to be on stage. Indeed, San Diego is seeing a major trend in late-blooming artists like banjo player Tommy Dahill, who performs at Winston’s tonight, Jan. 14. Born in Key West, Fla. in 1965, Dahill initially bought a guitar as a 17-year-old Led Zeppelin fan, although he didn’t actually start playing music until he was 35. “I was watching George Thorogood and thought, ‘I can do that,’” said Dayhill. He began teaching himself chords the next day, eventually taking lessons from acclaimed blues player Robin Henkel. His switch to banjo a year and a half ago was initially for practical reasons. “I hurt my hand and I couldn’t bar a guitar chord,” Dahill said. “I had a banjo lying around and started playing that.” Inspired by Barney McKenna, a Celtic music legend and banjo player for the Dubliners, Dahill shifted musical gears, though staying with Delta blues as a focus. “If I don’t start the day with playing a little bit in the morning, I feel like I’m mute,” Dahill said, “which is not real cool for your neighbors
Dahill occasionally regrets not having started earlier — but only a little. “I think all the stuff that goes with being a young musician would have killed me,” Dahill said. “But in a way, I’m kind of glad I didn’t pursue music earlier. Starting later, I’ve had the presence of mind not to imitate other people. If I had hit it when I was in high school, I might have been just some other guy who sounds like Jimmy Page — or who tries to.” Tommy Dahill appears at Winston’s, 1921 Bacon St., tonight, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information, visit www.listenlocalsd.com.
Banjo player Tommy Dahill doesn’t allow a late musical start to become an COURTESY PHOTO impediment to his career. He performs tonight at Winston’s.
when you’re a banjo player.” He jokingly dubs his sound as “browngrass” music. “Just about everyone that picks up the banjo tries to sound like Earl Scruggs playing bluegrass,” Dahill said. “The name is a statement that I’m not trying to be another bluegrass guy who imitates Scruggs. I wanted to create my own sound. Besides, there is no bluegrass in California. It’s all brown grass.” Now a mainstay of the local acoustic scene, Dahill generally performs solo, though he occasion-
ally joins Americana combo Folding Mr. Lincoln on stage. He said bringing a banjo into a sea of guitars elicits a good response from audiences. “Most people get a grin on their face as soon as they see it,” Dahill said. Though he covers a range of material from Robert Johnson to the Dubliners, his focus is squarely on original material. Uniquely for area banjo players, among the more typical songs he plays are those that deal with political topics. “It is all about my life,” Dahill
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Blue Point Coastal Cuisine Announces Cavi-Hour Blue Point Coastal Cuisine, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter will offer you nothing less than a first class dining experience. Visit Blue Point during “Restaurant Week 2010” where you’ll taste Executive Chef Jonathan Hale’s mouthwatering creations including Miso Marinated Alaskan Black Cod, Crab and Pancetta Stuffed Whole Trout, Root Beer Glazed Smoked Pork Tenderloin and Liquid Center Chocolate Cake for just $30 for an unforgettable three-course meal. Visit Blue Point Coastal Cuisine for Cavi-Hour. Cavi-Hour features a selection of fine caviars, discounted appetizers, and drink specials. Choose from a selection of caviars, explore our special caviar & libation pairings, or enjoy house favorites like freshly shucked oysters for $1 and crispy calamari for just $6. Drink specials change nightly but always include our specialty martinis at half price, $5 wines by the glass, and $4 domestic draft beers. Cavi-Hour is available Monday through Friday from 5pm to 6:30pm in the bar and lounge only. Call Blue Point Coastal Cuisine at 619-236-6623 for reservations.
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169 yards and two touchdowns on 36 carries against the Bengals. The Chargers defense has struggled against the run this year, allowing 117.8 rushing yards per game. The Jets will run to take pressure off rookie quarterback Mark
Sanchez, who has been at his best this season when not tasked with making big plays. Sanchez played an effective game against Cincinnati (12-for-15, 182 yards, 1 TD) but his 20 interceptions this season suggest that a big play could be out there for Antonio Cromartie or Quentin Jammer if Sanchez is pressured Sunday. The first score will be especially
important in Sunday’s game. If the Chargers can get out to an early lead, it will force the mistake-prone Sanchez and the Jets out of their comfort zone. But if the game is close or the Jets have an early advantage, it could be a low-scoring slugfest that stats suggest would not favor the Chargers. Chargers fans are hoping Sunday’s game does not turn out like
the 2004 Wild Card meeting between the two teams. The Jets came into Qualcomm Stadium and knocked off the Bolts 20-17 in overtime in the only previous playoff game between the old AFL clubs. The winner of the Chargers-Jets game will face the winner of Saturday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts (14-2) and the Balti-
more Ravens (9-7) in the AFC Championship Game on Jan. 24. In the NFC, New Orleans (13-3) hosts Arizona (11-6) on Saturday and Minnesota (12-4) hosts Dallas (12-5) on Sunday. The Super Bowl will be held Feb. 7 in Miami. All-time series: Chargers lead 19-12-1 Last meeting: 2008 in San Diego, Chargers won 48-29 Prediction: Chargers 27, Jets 14
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LEGAL ADS 700 IN THE FAMILY COURT OF THE THIRD CIRCUIT STATE OF HAWAII FC-D No. 09-1-234k NOTICE MALIEZLE BAKER vs. TRAVIS JOE BAKER Plaintiff Defendant THE STATE OF HAWAII TO: TRAVIS JOE BAKER, Defendant GREETING: You are hereby notified that a Complaint for Divorce has been filed in this Court against you and is set for hearing in the courtroom of the Judge presiding in the above entitled proceeding in the Lender’s Document Building, 77-6399 Nalani Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:00 0’clock A.M. In the event you fail to appear, further action may be taken in this cause, including judgement for the relief demanded in the Complaint, without further notice to you. DATED: Kealakekua, Hawaii December 3, 2009. BY THE COURT: C. GANDALIRA Clerk of the above-entitled Court ISSUE DATE(S): DEC 24, 31 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034092 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ELECTRIC MUSIC STUDIOS located at: 4944 NEWPORT AVE. #A SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): STANLEY BOLTON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 08, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034093 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THE ELECTRIC CHAIR located at: 4944 NEWPORT AVE. #A SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): STANLEY BOLTON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 04/12/84 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 08, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034094 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PRIMITIVE COOL GALLERY located at: 4944 NEWPORT AVE. #A SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): STANLEY BOLTON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/09/98 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 08, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-033077 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TOPS CLEANER located at: 855 MORENA BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CHARLES M. THRASHER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 11/24/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: NOV 24, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-033078 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GRACES CLEANER located at: 4021 AVATI DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CHARLES M. THRASHER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on:
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11/24/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: NOV 24, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034455 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MOBILE DISTORTION located at: 4077 LAMONT ST. UNIT 6 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JAMES JENNINGS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 11, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 23 JAN 07, 14 AND 21, 2010
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034059 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LEGACY REVERSE MORTGAGE LEGACYREVERSEMORTGAGE.COM located at: 11526 SORRENTO VALLEY RD. STE B-3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): LEGACY HOME FINANCING INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION LEGACY HOME FINANCING INC. 11526 SORRENTO VALLEY RD. STE B3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 01/05/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 08, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00103738-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, CHRISTINA ANN GAUTHIER 919 LEWIS ST. #6 SAN DIEGO, CA 92103 858-5255161 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM CHRISTINA ANN GAUTHIER TO CHRIS ARMS GAUTHIER 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 should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that indicates the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON FEB 02, 2010 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D-25 ROOM: 3RD FLOOR AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): DEC 17, 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY , SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00103824-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, FELICIA JANE ENGERT 302 WASHINGTON ST. #746 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92103 619410-7486 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM FELICIA JANE ENGERT TO FRANK JOSEPH ENGERT 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 should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that indicates the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON JAN 27, 2010 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D-25 AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): DEC 23 JAN 07, 14 AND 21, 2010 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: OLIVER B. JAMES, aka OLIVER BURR JAMES, aka OLIVER BURR JAMES, JR. CASE NUMBER: 37-2009-00152628-PR-PW-CTL 1. To all heir’s, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may be otherwise interested in the will or estate, or both, of (specify all names by which the decedent was known): OLIVER B. JAMES, AKA OLIVER BURR JAMES AKA OLIVER BURR JAMES, JR. 2. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: NORMA M. JAMES in the Superior Court of California, County of : SAN DIEGO 3. The Petition for Probate requests that : NORMA M. JAMES be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. 4. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. 5. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estate Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approvl. Before taking certain very important actions, the personal representativewill be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. 6. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: JAN 26, 2010 Time:9:00 Dept: PC -2 Room: b. Address of court SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 1409 Fourth Ave. Third Floor, San Diego, CA. 92101-3105 Central Division, Probate Court, Madge Bradley Bldg. 7. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. 8. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. 9. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice ( form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. 10. Attorney for petitioner: RIDGWAY WHITTMORE, ESQ., 7752 Fay Ave., La Jolla, CA. 92037, 858-454-9066. ISSUE DATE(S): DEC 23 JAN 07 AND 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034718 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ACUFUSION, TREASURE SALVORS located at: 3138 COWLEY WAY #3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): SHARON RUSSELL, GREG RUSSELL This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 15, 2009. Issue Date(s): DEC 23 JAN 07, 14 AND 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034880 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MORRIS TECHNOLOGIES & RESOURCES GROUP located at: 1804 GARNET AVE STE 282 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DONOVAN MORRIS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 12/15/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 16, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 23 JAN 07, 14 AND 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034889 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CLOSET located at: 4141 CAMINO DE LA PLAZA #464 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92173 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DKJY, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION 4475 MISSION BLVD. #B-1 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 06/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 16, 2009 Issue Date(s): DEC 23 JAN 07, 14 AND 21, 2010
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-035195 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JAMES VANCE, TRIJUNIORS, TRAININGBIBLE COACHING located at: 4333 FANUEL ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JAMES S. VANCE This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/10/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 21, 2009. Issue Date(s): JAN 07, 14, 21 AND 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-035430 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LIFETIME NATURALS located at: 4421 ALGECIRAS ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DANIEL LEWIS, REBECCA LEWIS This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: 01/05/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 23, 2009. Issue Date(s): JAN 07, 14, 21 AND 28, 2010 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, EAST COUNTY DIVISION 250 E. MAIN ST., EL CAJON, CA. 92021 CASE NO: 37-2009-00071675-CU-PT-EC PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, THAYER YOUSIF 1183 SUMNER AVE. EL CAJON, CA. 92021 619-454-3631 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM THAYER YOUSIF TO THOMAS YOUSIF KENAYA 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 should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that indicates the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON FEB 24, 2010 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: 14 ROOM: 4TH FLOOR AT THE SUPERIOR COURT EAST COUNTY DIVISION 250 E. MAIN ST. EL CAJON, CA. 92020 ISSUE DATE(S): JAN 14, 21, 28 AND FEB 04, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034096 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MILANO AUTO GROUP located at: 7959 BALBOA AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): SHANTIAI ENTERPRISES, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION SHANTIAI ENTERPRISES, INC. 1129 WALES PLACE CARDIFF, CA. 92007 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 08, 2009 Issue Date(s): JAN 07, 14, 21 AND 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-032913 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ARGONAYTA OCEANA located at: 719 KINGSTON CT. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ROBERT MORRIS, JEANNE PRENTICE This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: NOV 23, 2009. Issue Date(s): DEC 03, 10, 17 AND 23, 2009 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1350 Front St., Room 5056, San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 525-4064, Filing Date: December 22, 2009 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: PREMIER FOOD CONCEPTS LLC The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 2245 FENTON PKWY, STE 105 & 106 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108-4737 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE EATING PLACE ISSUE DATE(S): JAN 14, 21 AND 28, 2010 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1350 Front St., Room 5056, San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 525-4064, Filing Date: December 17, 2009 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: LA PLAYA BISTRO LLC The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 1005 ROSECRANS ST., SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106-8454 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE EATING PLACE ISSUE DATE(S): JAN 14, 21 AND 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-000397 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PRIMO VENDING located at: 4878 NIAGARA AVE. #5 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): BRIAN MOODY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JAN 06, 2010 Issue Date(s): JAN 14, 21, 28 AND FEB 04, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-034525 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PRO RESEARCH located at: 9832 LA JOLLA FARMS RD. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JULIE CERRATO This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 08/02/00 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: DEC 14, 2009 Issue Date(s): JAN 14, 21, 28 AND FEB 04, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-000585 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DISTINCTIVE DESIGNS BY DEBBIE located at: 1343 EMERALD ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DEBORAH L. LATHAM This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JAN 08, 2010 Issue Date(s): JAN 14, 21, 28 AND FEB 04, 2010
REAL ESTATE DIRECTORY · THE PENINSULA BEACON
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
CA DRE Broker's # 01312924 Karen Dodge CA DRE Broker's # 01312925 Mike Dodge
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5398 La Jolla Mesa
Linda Daniels • 858-361-5561
7254 Draper Ave.
Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630
Susana Corrigan • 858-414-4555
475 Marine St.
Jasmine Wilson • 858-204-6885
Brant Westfall • 858-922-8610
5749 Dolphin Pl.
Sandy Kaiser • 858-682-5002
1590 Coast Walk
Bobby Graham • 619-379-9668
356 Prospect St. #N2
Marie Huff • 619-838-9400
4253 Caminito Terviso
Carol Hernstad • 858-775-4473
5398 La Jolla Mesa
Linda Daniels • 858-361-5561
2285 Via Tabara
Claudette Berwin • 858-361-7448
David Schroedl • 858-459-0202
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6467 Avenida Manana
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7254 Draper Ave.
Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630
1168 Muirlands Vista Way3BR/3.5BA
Kim Caniglia • 858-342-5298
475 Marine St.
Melvin Campbell • 619-778-9893
David Schroedl • 858-459-0202
7331 Eads Ave.
Linda Daniels • 858-361-5561
7324 Remley Pl.
Ozstar De Jourday • 619-248-7827
Brant Westfall • 858-922-8610
2610 Inyaha Lane
Claire Melbo • 858-299-8383
Tu, W, F 12-4pm Thur 10:30am-1pm Sat 1-4pm Sat 10am-2pm Sun 10:30am-1pm Sun 10am-2pm
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THURSDAY · JANUARY 14, 2010 THE PENINSULA BEACON
Jan./Feb. A Look Ahead ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Through Jan. 17, Quilt Visions/Visions Art Quilt Gallery hosts “Interpretations 2009.” The admission to the gallery, located at 2825 Dewey Road, is free. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call (619) 546-4872, or visit www.quiltvisions.org. Through Jan. 30, the San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery hosts a monthlong exhibit or original water-media paintings titled “Three ... Two ... One ...” The gallery, located at 2825 Dewey Road in Liberty Station, is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (619) 876-4550, or visit www.sdws.org.
COMMUNITY/CIVIC Wednesday, Jan. 20, 10:30 a.m., Point Loma Republican Women meet at the Point Loma Café, 4865 Harbor Drive. A nohost lunch follows; visitors are welcome. For more information, call (619) 224-0714. Thursday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m., Naval Base Point Loma’s Restoration Advisory Board meets at the S.E.S. United Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Navy Pro-
1527, or visit www.pcpb.net/airport.html.
ject Manager Allison Basche at (619) 556-0193. Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., the Ocean Beach Historical Society hosts Ocean Beach photographer Steve Rowell, who will present “Our Local Wildlife.” The event takes place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit www.obhistory.wordpress.com. Sunday, Jan 24, 7 p.m., annual meeting of the United Portuguese S.E.S., known as “Contas.” All members and prospective members are welcome. The meeting takes place at the United Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal. For more information, call (619) 895-6348. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6 p.m., the Ocean Beach Women’s Club hosts its monthly meeting at the clubhouse on the corner of Bacon and Muir streets. New members are welcome. For more information, call (619) 501-7711. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 12:30 to 2 p.m., regular meeting of the Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) Airport Committee. The meeting takes place at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Agendas are posted at the library. For more information, call (619) 224-
• Friday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m., Humane Society assembly for kindergartners. SCHOOLS • Monday, Jan. 18, Martin CORREIA Luther King Jr. Day observance — no classes. • Today, Jan. 14, 4:15 to 5:45 • Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2:15 p.m., p.m., SSC meeting. after-school Basketball Club. • Tuesday, Jan. 19, Martin • Friday, Jan. 22, Family Movie Luther King Jr. Day observance — Night. no classes.
POINT LOMA HIGH
• Today, Jan. 14, Career Fair all day in multipurpose room. • Today, Jan. 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Parent/Child Book Club meets in library. • Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance — no classes. • Tuesday, Jan. 19, San Francisco trip roommate meeting in Jackson Theater. • Wednesday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m., school tour for incoming seminar students; 7 p.m., variety show dress and technical rehearsal in Jackson Theater. • Thursday, Jan. 21, 9:20 and 11:20 a.m., variety show assemblies in Jackson Theater. • Friday, Jan. 22, 9:30 a.m., Sunset View Elementary School 4th-graders visit Dana; 7 p.m., variety show for families and friends in Jackson Theater.
• Today, Jan. 14, 6 p.m., parent meeting on PSAT results. • Thursday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m., informational meeting for prospective students and their parents. This is a chance to meet the administrators, coaches, counselors, parents, students and teachers of Point Loma High, 2335 Chatsworth Blvd. For more information, call (619) 223-3121, ext. 1129, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. • Thursday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m., 11th-grade parent night. • Thursday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m., 10th-grade parent night.
their families; SCBA accepting applications for prospective students now.
SUNSET VIEW • Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. observance — no classes. • Wednesday, Jan. 20 and Wednesday, Feb. 3, 9:15 a.m., Sunset View kindergarten tours. • Wednesday, Feb. 10, 9:15 a.m., Sunset View tours for grades kindergarten through 4. For more information, visit www.sandi.net/sunsetview.
• Friday, Jan. 15, 10 to 11 a.m., Geography Bee for grades 5 through 8. • Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 a.m., Headmaster Advisory Council meets at middle school. • Thursday, Jan. 21, 4 to 5:30 p.m., middle school open house. • Friday, Jan. 22, 6 to 8 p.m., middle school dance in the Cove. • Saturday, Jan. 23, OLSAT testing for applicants in grades 5 through 8. Call to register. SILVER GATE • Monday, Jan. 25, 10 to 11 a.m., Masterpiece Mornings, a free • Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance — community event for 2- to 3-yearolds and their caregivers/parents. no classes. • Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7:45 a.m., Call (619) 223-3663 to reserve a spot. FSG meeting in auditorium. • Thursday, Jan. 28, 1:45 p.m., • Thursday, Jan. 21, Jog-a-Thon. LOMA PORTAL 6th-grade play. • Friday, Jan. 29, faculty profes• Monday, Jan. 18, Martin ST. CHARLES BORROMEO sional growth and meeting day — Luther King Jr. Day observance — no classes. no classes. • Thursday, Jan. 21, Spelling • Saturday, Jan. 30, Independent • Tuesday, Jan. 19, PTA meetBee finals. ing in library. • Friday, Jan. 22, grade 5 to San School Entrance Exam for applicants in grades 5 through 8. Pre• Monday, Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m., Diego Food Bank. Foundation meeting in library. • Sunday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m., open registration required. • Monday, Feb. 1, admission house for prospective kindergarten applications due. through 8th-grade students and
Point Loma Cabrillo Drug Your Health is our Business
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Owners Michael and Andrea Saad of Point Loma Shelter Island Drug, welcome you to their new pharmacy. Family owned and operated, we accept most insurance plans and offer a free delivery service in the Peninsula area. We offer the traditional pharmacy lines and are introducing organic and
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many healthy products to the pharmacy. Our mission statement is based on the principle that medical care should never be mass produced. Instead it should be a personal one-on-one relationship with your medical provider. We believe that the pharmacy should be a place of healthcare and not a means to sell liquor, cigarettes and other unhealthy items. Our promise to you is to
service your pharmacy needs to the best of our ability. Our pharmacists Katie, Vireak and Michael would love to counsel you on your medication needs. Our sophisticated “Sigis Certified” point-of-sale system allows you to use your HSA/FSA cards at the time of purchase!
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