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Zimmerman snapshot: San Diego’s first woman police chief takes helm BY DAVE SCHWAB | THE BEACON Shelley Zimmerman, San Diego’s 34th police chief and the first woman ever to helm the department, said she never considered she’d one day command it. “When I graduated from the police academy in 1982, my goal wasn’t to be chief of police,” she said. “My goal was to do the very best job at whatever assignment I had.” An Ohio native from Cleveland and an Ohio State University alum whose father was a World War II combat veteran and a trial attorney, Zimmerman first came to California to the Rose Bowl to see her beloved Buckeyes play. Afterward, she visited San Diego, which proved to be life changing. “I came down to the zoo and immediately fell in love with the beauty of the city,” Zimmerman said. “I’d shoveled my last driveway.” After breaking her parents’ hearts AFTER THE STORM The weekend storm that weather forecasters predicted wouild be wild and wooly to quench Southern California’s drought conditons didn’t quite materialize. Still, plenty of rain did fall and locals were whipped with serious wind gusts. Here, a young surfer Photo by Jim Grant from the Point Loma High surf team prepares to take to the water after the storm.

PLHS girls seize first CIF championship in 23 years BY SCOTT HOPKINS | THE BEACON Lady Pointer basketball player Morgan Maclean knew her team could end Point Loma High’s 23-year drought since its last CIF championship, and she was determined to make that a reality last Friday morning. And so, when her sixth-seeded Pointers entered the fourth quarter of their title match down 24-22 against fifth-seed Hoover at Jenny Craig Pavilion on the USD campus, the 6’ 0” junior took charge. Over the final eight minutes, Maclean scored 15 of her game-high 22 points, including a stunning 8 of 8 from the free throw line, part of a 15-4 Pointer scoring run that propelled them to a 43-36 comefrom-behind win over a tough Cardinal Members of the CIF champion Lady Pointers gather to celebrate their 43-36 victory over squad for the Div. IV title. Hoover on March 7 on the Jenny Craig Pavilion court. Many are holding the special patch they were awarded as Div. IV champions, while Ilish Gedestad, third from left in the front row, holds

SEE POINTERS, Page 7 the winning team trophy.

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SAN DIEGO POLICE CHIEF SHELLEY ZIMMERMAN with the news, Zimmerman said she moved to San Diego “not knowing anyone. Didn’t have a job. Didn’t even have a place to stay.” “And here I am 32 years later as the chief of police,” Zimmerman SEE ZIMMERMAN Page 7

Claudia Jack claims honor as Irish Woman of the Year BY DAVE SCHWAB | THE BEACON One of Ocean Beach’s own, Claudia Jack, associate director of OB MainStreet Association, has been named 2014 Irish Woman of the Year. Jack is a board member of the Irish Congress of Southern California, Inc., a nonprofit promoting appreciation of Irish culture, which annually plans and implements the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park. “You ride in the parade and represent the Irish Congress, mostly at events in Balboa Park, throughout the year,” said Jack of her role as Irish Woman of the year. As an annual St. Pat’s parade volunteer, Jack said her job involves “doing all the logistics, including the setup and teardown.” Jack handles the arrangements for all the parade facilities, everything from the stages and fencing to the

porta-potties. That task requires her to interface with the city administration, the fire marshal, the Park and Rec Department, the police, EMTs and the ABC, state Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control. A key part of her job doing parade logistics involves keeping costs to a minimum. She said she does that by paying attention to detail, and by encouraging her colleagues to followthrough on all of their job functions. Of her designation as Irish Woman of the Year, Jack said “it’s a real honor.” The 34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival with the theme “Celebrating People in Public Service,” will be held Saturday, March 15. The free event, held from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., will feature more than 100 entries including marching bands, equestrians, police and fire units, equestrians, Irish dancers and plenty SEE AWARD, Page 7


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BY DAVE SCHWAB | THE BEACON San Diego City Council unanimously passed new rules for increasingly popular mobile food trucks citywide which allows them to operate on public streets and in commercial areas, but restricts their latenight operating hours while requiring them to be at least 300 feet from residences. Food trucks will only be allowed to operate between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Mobile trucks can now be operated without a permit in industrial, commercial and high-density residential areas. They will largely be prohibited however, except for special events, in low-density neighborhoods and in the restaurantdense Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy. Food trucks will also be allowed only by special permit on streets in parking overlay zones near the beachfront and close to universities. New rules also prohibit truck operators from having amplified music or selling alcohol, and to police themselves by collecting litter within a 25-foot radius before moving on. Trucks will be precluded from impair-

ing pedestrian or vehicular traffic. They also will be allowed on private property with a permit costing between $491 and $931. Trucks must also have a city phone number posted on them so violations of operating conditions can be reported. “If you read the ordinance, only 5 percent of the city will not be open to food trucks, and even in those areas they will be allowed by special-event permit,” said District 3 Councilman Todd Gloria, who noted that presently “laws do not allow for food trucks on private property.” “We’re trying to change that,” said Gloria about existing truck regulations adding, “These rules are fair.” Noting there’s room for “both brickand-mortar and mobile food trucks to be successful,” District 6 Councilmember Lori Zapf expressed concern about truck operations impacting residents. She made the successful motion that trucks be required to be at least 300 feet from dwellings. Public testimony largely was in favor of proposed amendments to the city’s municipal codes and the need to clarify food truck operating conditions. A couple of downtown food-cart operators complained that new regulations were giving mobile truck operators an

SERVING UP CHANGES The City Council took action to clean up rules and regulations governing the operation of mobile food trucks in city limits. Courtesy photo

The City Council took action to clean up rules and regulations governing the operation of mobile food trucks in city limits.

unfair competitive advantage, and that the cost for permits on private property was excessive. Denny Knox, executive director of the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association, a business improvement district (BID) representing the restaurant-rich Ocean Beach community, said she was confused about the new truck ordinance and uncertain of its consequences. “There are so many parts to this, I don’t know whether to support it or be opposed,” testified Knox. “We’re worried

about the economic impacts to parts of the city, like ours, where 40-some percent of employees work in restaurants.” Another Obecean, Dave Martin, president of Ocean Beach Town Council, said the “parking impact overlay zone protects us.” Martin said beach residents just want to make sure that “we’re on a fair playing field” with the new truck regulations After the March 3 hearing, Chris Olson, a Pacific Beach Planning Group member, said food trucks provide a com-

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Seals win key victory in long-running saga with humans Harbor seals got a flipper version of a thumbs-up in the seesaw battle over shared use at La Jolla’s Children’s Pool after the San Diego City Council voted 6-3 to close the beach to human contact during the marine mammals’ five-month pupping season. District 1 City Councilwoman Sherri Lightner, who represents La Jolla, along with Mark Kersey of District 5 and Scott Sherman of District 7, cast dissenting votes. The pro-pinniped vote came after Lightner’s motion to oppose city staff ’s recommendation to approve Children’s Pool seasonal beach closure from Dec. 15 to May 15 was defeated 6-3. The Feb. 24 vote came after three hours of public testimony in the decade-long battle over co-existence of the two species at the crescentshaped pool. The Children’s Pool was created in the 1930s by La Jolla philanthropist Ellen Browning as a safe wading area for children and ocean recreationalists. Beach-access proponents argued before the City Council that the seasonal beach closure was both unnecessary and unwarranted. Seal enthusiasts countered seasonal closure was essential to protecting seal mothers and pups. Their argument was bolstered by numerous videos depicting seal harassment by humans. Citing her “20-year record of com-

munity activism” and “passion for supporting neighborhoods,” Lightner said she’s “never been supportive of a seasonal beach closure.” She said a year-round rope barrier and ranger are in place at the pool to keep the peace between humans and pinnipeds. “There are better ways to balance the needs of humans and marine mammals,” Lightner said adding she couldn’t believe the Scripps’ trust creating the pool could actually be interpreted to “eliminate physical access to the beach.” Lightner argued that appropriate studies have not been done to assess the impacts of a seasonal beach closure on the surrounding marine ecosystems. “I’m concerned that we’re drawing a line in the sand that we do not need,” Lightner said, adding she felt the beach closure would “set a chilling precedent that public, physical access to the beach provided for in the Coastal Act is not guaranteed.” Lightner described the seasonal clo-

sure of the Children’s Pool as “regulatory overkill.” District 9 City Councilwoman Marti Emerald disagreed with Lightner’s perspective. “Just because a very generous member of the community more than 80 years ago donated this pool doesn’t mean we have to continue along that vein as times and circumstances change,” Emerald said. “It’s also become abundantly clear that this tiny piece of beach with its harbor seals has become a regional and national treasure, as well as having gained international recognition.” “We should have reverance and respect for wildlife,” noted Emerald pointing out that isn’t in evidence “from the reports we’re seeing about abuse of the environment and overfishing.” Pointing out “many people will never have the opportunity to see the miracle of birth in nature,” Emerald made her countermotion to approve the seasonal closure of the Children’s Pool to protect the seal rookery.

Several La Jollans spoke against the seasonal beach closure. “Seals are not an endangered species. Their population is exploding,” testified Phyllis Minnick, adding “harrassment is a myth.” Others agreed. “As a result of human activities, the balance of nature has been changed,” argued La Jollan Mike Costello, a scientist. “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” Costello is an advocate of doing a comprehensive management study to figure out best practices for dealing with pinnipeds. Ken Hunrichs, president of Friends of the Children’s Pool advocating beach access for people, said seasonal closure would have the net effect of “criminalizing beach use.” San Diego Fire-Rescue Department lifeguard Ed Harris, who has presented an alternative plan to beach closure which envisions using faux boulders, which can be moved to encourage use of the beach by either species, chided the city for not being

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said adding “it’s a privilege to wear this uniform and badge.” Once in San Diego, Zimmerman still thought she’d follow in her father’s footsteps and enroll in law school. But she ended up choosing a different path. “I’d helped put myself through Ohio State and I thought I’d have to do the same with law school and I heard the Police Department was hiring,” she said noting of the force, “I loved it from day one.” From the start, Zimmerman was impressed by the variety — and impact — of police work. “You have an opportunity to make a positive difference in somebody’s life every single day,” she said. “You use every bit of knowledge you’ve ever learned, no matter how important or seemingly meaningless, because you come across such a variety of situations.” “We don’t get the calls that say, ‘Come out and celebrate with us, our child made honor roll,’ ” Zimmerman said. “We get the calls that say, ‘Come out, please hurry, because someone just assaulted us, or just assaulted our child.’ When we get there, we have the opportunity to do what we can to make a positive difference — to make a terrible situation better.” Hired in the wake of 10-year veteran police chief Bill Landsdowne’s resignation in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct within the department, Zimmerman said, “Those very few who’ve made the terrible decision to discredit this badge we’re not going to tolerate.” Zimmerman said a police badge is not

merely a piece of polished metal but a “symbol of service” standing for “integrity, honesty and professionalism.” “We are going to instill a culture of excellence in our police department,” Zimmerman said. “We are going to demand it of ourselves, because our communities deserve it. We are recommitting every single second of every single day to the words that are written on the doors of our police cars, not just San Diego’s finest but America’s finest.’ ” Zimmerman favors an independent audit to “see how we can do it (policing) better.” San Diego’s new police chief also supports a proposal to outfit every patrol officer with a camera monitoring their activities “We’re in the testing phased right now and it’s going well,” Zimmerman said pointing out she’s “completely in favor” of using any technology that can “make us more effective, provide the best service possible to our public.” Once captain of SDPD’s Northern Division covering the coastline, Zimmerman credits the beach alcohol ban for being a “game changer” making beaches a more suitable environment for everyone, especially families. “It smells like a beach now, you’re not dodging bottles and cans” said Zimmerman, a beach jogger. “Families have returned, People are enjoying themselves in an environment of safety and fun.” Zimmerman pointed out policing the beachfront is of paramount concern “not only for the 1.3 million people who live here but for the many millions of visitors we have.” Becoming San Diego police chief during a time of great transition, Zimmerman said the department is much differ-

ent today than it will be when she leaves. “Half of our department is eligible to retire within the next four years,” she pointed out. “And half of our working patrol officers have six or fewer years on our department. On some commands, 70 percent of offices have six or fewer years. That’s a lot of young officers. Not by age but by experience.” The task of transforming a 21st century police force for the nation’s eighth largest city falls to Zimmerman. Noting the role is ever-expanding, Zimmerman said law enforcement is no longer about just being a good police officer. “We’re social workers,” she said. “We’re parents, mentors — anything you can think of.” Noting San Diego has “one of the lowest staffed police departments of any major city,” Zimmerman’s convinced she and her colleagues are up to the task of creating the finest police force for “America’s finest city.” “Imagine the possibility of all of us, the mayor, the City Council, the city attorney, the police department and our wonderful communities working together in a collaborative, cooperative relationship with one goal: To make San Diego the most beautiful city in the world and a place where people can raise their families and play in harmony and safety,” Zimmerman said. “We can do this if we work together,” Zimmerman pledged. “And we need to because of our limited resources. We need to have all of these entitites working together as one. As the mayor said, ‘We are one San Diego.’ We are.”

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Get ready to get your Irish on As St. Patrick’s Day nears, Ocean Beach is getting it’s Irish up with The Fooks, a locally grown band that’s cutting it’s first album and morphing from harder rock into a more traditional blend of folk music. So says Dale Peters, percussionist with the Irish-inspired rock band begun by Kirk O’Brien seven years ago. “We perform regularly in San Diego at places like Gallagher’s Irish Pub in Ocean Beach, The Field in the Gaslamp Quarter and The Blarney Stone,” said Peters noting the group even did a twoweek tour of Ireland last summer as part of a swing through Europe. “We toured with an Irish band named the Leadfarmers,” said Peters noting the band, of late, has been going through a transformation in musical styles. “We started out doing more punk Irish (The Pogues, Flogging Molly), very hard rock,” Peters said. “But over the years Kirk O’Brien, who is older at age 52, has been going more toward folk rock and the blues, so the band has been

morphing into much more of a traditional sound, putting our own American spin on Irish ballads.” Peters said band members of The Fooks weren’t sure how their take on Irish music would go over in the mother country. “We didn’t know if the Irish would think we were butchering some of the songs from their homeland,” he said adding their reaction was surprising. “They told us, ‘We’ve been hearing these songs, done exactly the same way, for 300 years.’ They were excited about an American band doing them differently, and not trying to do them with a fake Irish accent or doing them in a cheesy way. They liked that we were doing our own version of Irish music.” The Fooks are in the process of releasing their first album, which is being mixed in the studio right now. On its Facebookat www.facebook.com/TheFooks, the band, tongue-incheek claims the “legend” of The Fooks was phrophesied to Kirk O’Brien from the spirit of Bono. O’Brien heeded the

message, setting out on a mission to change the world with his newfound vision of “Power-Celt Rock.” Journeying forth from the Land of Potatoes, Kirk enlisted the aid of singer/guitarist and fellow Bono devotee Doug Pedersen. As the saga of The Fooks goes, the “pulse” of the The Fooks was supplied by Dale Peters, a highly sophisticated drumming “robot” whose name is an acronym for Digital Audio Life-form Emulation Percussion Technology Rock System; D.A.L.E. Pe.Te.R.S. for short). “Seeking a place among the most epic, he (Gilly) joined forces with The Fooks, and the rest is history,” concludes the saga of the band on its Facebook site. The Fooks perform the first Friday or Saturday of the month at Gallagher’s in OB, and every other Friday at The Filed in the Gaslamp. They will be one of several groups performing at Shamrock, the annual St. Patrick’s Day block party in the Gaslamp District, to be held this year on Saturday, March 15.

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of dignitaries. Jack has been doing volunteer work for the St. Pats parade and festival the last 10 years. The Irish Obecean also runs OB Services, which contracts with the BID to collect trash along Newport Avenue in the beach community’s business district. There’s a large Irish influence in San Diego, “more than you think,” noted Jack pointing out there are “Irish Societies” throughout the community, as well as a House of Ireland in Balboa Park. “There are Irish events featuring dancing all year long,” Jack said. “It’s a big thing.” Jack this year is chairman of sevenmember board which represents the Irish Congress and conducts the St. Patrick’s parade. What does it mean to be Irish? “That you’re crazy,” answered Jack adding, “I’m crazy.” Asked if she’s gotten any notoriety as Irish Woman of the Year, Jack replied that she has. “I was over at the Imperial House Lounge the other night and two men

from across the room bought me two shots of whiskey,” Jack said. “I didn’t want to tell them I don’t drink. So I acted like I did, but gave them to two of my friends. I didn’t want to hurt their feelings.” Born and raised in San Diego to an Irish Catholic family, Jack was taught the importance of volunteerism and public service early on. Her dad worked for Convair/General Dynamics and was constantly involved in volunteer activities which included his children. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, whose members adopted a less fortunate family for Christmas. “Volunteering is like a vitamin — it’s good for you,” noted Jack who is carrying on her family tradition of volunteerism. She added being an Irish Congress volunteer is rewarding because it promotes the St. Pats parade and festival which are “very positive family events.” Jack has been chairperson of the Ocean Beach Christmas Tree Festival for 15 years and coordinates more than 200 vendors at the Ocean Beach Street Fair in June. She can also be found at the PGA’s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, the Power Boat races on Mission Bay, the annual Oktoberfest and many more community events throughout the year.


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“We want to stifle a team offensively by the end of a game,” said Pointers head coach Dave Aros. “Today, these girls believed that if they were within a couple points, they would make the defensive stops and make their free throws.” “We’re a family,” Maclean said as the celebration continued in the arena foyer. “We know there are going to be downs in any sport, but we’re a great team and can get through anything.” Maclean praised Aros, who was an assistant to legendary Lee Trepanier, the last coach to hang a CIF title banner in the Pointer gym that now bears his name. “Coach Aros is marvelous,” Maclean said. “During timeouts, it’s all about defense. We hang our hats on our defense.” “At this point of the season, our girls are comfortable with what we do,” Aros said, smiling as he watched his players buying souvenir T-shirts after the game. The game was, by no means, an easy one for the Pointers, who were down 10-4 after the first quarter. The Cardinal’s half-court press rattled them and led to early steals and turnovers. By halftime, the Pointers had cut the lead to 17-14, with a nice three-point play by versatile senior Makenna Sanders helping the surge. Aros stressed defensive pressure during intermission, and his girls, who began dominating rebounds under the Cardinal basket, actually took a brief lead before Hoover went back on top. During their big final quarter, the Pointers forced six Cardinal turnovers, converting many of these into points, and when Maclean launched an early bomb

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“Diabetes Cooking School” Please Join Us Junior Morgan Maclean prepares to sink another crucial free throw in the final seconds of the Lady Pointers' CIF Championship victory last Friday. Maclean scored 15 of her gamePhoto by Scott Hopkins high 22 points in the fourth quarter, sparking the 43-36 victory.

from three-point range, the Pointers took a 25-24 lead they never relinquished. As the final seconds ticked off the arena scoreboard, the legion of Pointer parents and students erupted in a raucous celebration signaling the end of a 23-year wait. Game scoring included seniors Ilish Gedestad (3 points), Sanders (7) and Angelica Perez (4) along with sophomore Hiwalani Sierra (7). Gedestad led all players with nine rebounds. “The students (known as the ‘Dog Pound’) were crazy! I’m so happy they came out,” Maclean said. To reach the finals, the Lady Pointers defeated San Ysidro 48-28 at home, Vincent Memorial 48-41 in Calexico and Ocean View Christian 33-28 in South San Diego. “They just believed,” Aros repeated, nodding his head. Yes they did.

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The Sea Lions saved their best performance for last against Azusa Pacific. After the Cougars narrowly edged the Point Loma men’s basketball team twice earlier this season, PLNU got its revenge with a wire-to-wire 86-70 victory over APU in the NCCAA West Regional final on March 4. Junior Morgan scored a game-high 24 points and pulled in nine rebounds to lead the Sea Lions (17-11). Hayden Lescault also added 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Sam Okhotin hit four 3-pointers to notch 12 points. It was the defensive effort of the Sea Lions which set the tone in the game early and allowed them to hold a double-figure lead throughout most of the contest. PLNU scored the first five points of the game and went up 13-3 on a Junior Morgan layup less than seven minutes into the game. The Cougars hit just one of their first five shots and committed three turnovers in that span. After an APU (17-10) basket and a pair of free throws the Cougars cut the Sea Lions’ lead back to six (13-7) but PLNU answered with a 14-5 run and it took a 37-24 lead into the locker room. Midway through the second half APU would make its run by scoring seven straight points to cut the lead to five (4439) but once again PLNU answered the run. Lescault hit a 3 and Morgan made a jumper on consecutive possessions to extend the lead back to 10 (49-39). Azusa would never again really threaten Point Loma’s lead. It cut PLNU’s advantage to nine at 58-49 with six minutes left but the Sea Lions then scored nine straight points (five from Marek Klassen and four from Morgan) to put the game out of reach at 67-48 with just over four minutes remaining. Robert Sandoval led four Cougars in double-figures with 17 points. Troy Leaf also had 15 and Jared Zoller came off the bench with 13. This was the third time this season that Point Loma and Azusa Pacific had faced. The first two came in conference play where APU won the contest at Point Loma 75-74 on a Sharif Watson layup with 0.4 seconds remaining. Then off the game at APU went two overtimes with the Cougars edging the Sea Lions 87-84. Hayden Lescault voted PacWest Newcomer of the Year Point Loma junior guard Hayden Lescault has been voted as the 2013-14 Pacific West Conference Newcomer of the Year and named to the second team allconference by the league’s coaches. Lescault was also joined on the AllPacWest team by honorable mention selections Marek Klassen and Junior Morgan. Lescault led the Sea Lions and ranked eighth in the PacWest with 17.3 points per game while shooting 52 percent from the field. He was also fourth in the league in steals (1.78) and 10th in assists (3.62). Lescault even stepped up his performance in league games where he averaged 18.5 ppg to rank fourth in the PacWest. He scored in double-figures in 23 of 27 games, including reaching the 20plateau 12 times and the 30-point mark twice. Morgan, a junior from Bakersfield, Calif., was second on PLNU with 13.7 SEE PLNU, Page 13


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OB is the place to be for St. Paddy's Day! Fun, food & savin' o the green the whole weekend long ! Put on those shamrocks & wear some green, then head to OB for some real shenanigans. You'll find plenty of corned beef & cabbage, green beer and all your St. Patrick’s Day favorites. Who knows, you may even run into a leprechaun or two.

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OB Restaurants Showcase Delicious Eats During OB Restaurant & Hospitality Week The 2nd Annual OB Restaurant & Hospitality Week is April 27 – May 4, 2014. More than 15 Ocean Beach restaurants will show off their chops at Ocean Beach’s 2nd Annual OB Restaurant & Hospitality Week. More than fifteen local restaurants are participating throughout the week, starting Monday, April 28 and finishing Sunday, May 4. Restaurants will offer special menus and deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. This year, the event has expanded to include local lodging establishments. The OB Hotel, The Ocean Villa Inn, Elsbree House Bed and Breakfast and The Inn at Sunset Cliffs will host OB Restaurant & Hospitality Week launch parties at each of their locations open-house style on Sunday, April 27 from 4-7pm. You’ll be able to take in the view, check-out the rooms and enjoy some nosh from participating restaurants. Each open house location will also raffle off an “Enjoy Ocean Beach” gift basket – complete with hotel, dining and beauty treatment gift certificates, among other treats. “The Ocean Beach food scene keeps growing and expanding and bringing in more and more great dining establishments. We’re excited to open up our doors and show everyone what the great food and hospitality of Ocean Beach is all about,” said Raglan Public House’s Mike Zouroudis, event chair. For a list of participating restaurants see OBRestaurantweek.com

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Ocean Beach Featured Restaurant Espresso Cucina Re-Opens Under New Ownership New Look, New Menu, Same Great Tasting Pizza Espresso Cucina is open for business again after 4 months of being closed for a major face lift! The Italian restaurant located at 1776 Sunset Cliffs Boulevard has been a fixture in the community since the early 70’s. Chris Stavros and his wife Adriana Alcaraz purchased the restaurant when the former owner decided to sell and retire. The couple also owns The Olive Tree Marketplace right next door. The Stavros family has been in business in Ocean Beach since the 40’s when Mr. Cristos Stavros first owned and operated what was the “Corner Malt Shop” on Newport Avenue. “It gives us great pride and joy to contribute to the community where I was born and where I have worked my entire life,” says Chris Stavros. “We took the best of what Espresso had to offer and made it better.” The interior of the restaurant has a whole new look. The wall artwork, outdoor signage, and the tables are all made by

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ppg. He ranked 19th in the league in points and 10th in rebounds (6.6). Klassen averaged 12.8 points per game and shot 41 percent from 3-point range during his junior campaign. Four PLNU women named to All-PacWest Team

Four members of the Point Loma women’s basketball team were voted to the All-Pacific West Conference team by the league’s coaches. Callie Rhoads, Savannah Erskine and Jessica Escorza all earned second team honors, while Abby Boorman was voted to the third team. This is the second straight year Rhoads has earned All-PacWest second team honors. She finished eighth in the league with 14.1 points per game. She was third in the league with a .428 shooting per-

centage from long range and fourth with 62 3-point baskets on the season. Escorza earned second team honors this year after being placed on the honorable mention team last season. Despite playing in just over half the conference games, the junior forward was recognized by the conference coaches for her impact on the court. She led PLNU with 16.6 ppg, which would have ranked her third in the PacWest, while averaging 5.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. Savannah Erskine earned all-conference honors for the first time in her career after leading the PacWest in both steals (3.89) and assists (6.22). She averaged 11.1 points per game to rank 24th in the league. Abby Boorman capped off a fantastic senior season with a selection to the AllPacWest third team. The forward from Reno, Nevada paced the conference with 2.8 blocks per game and was fifth with 8.6 rebounds. She finished the season with six double-doubles.

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BY BART MENDOZA | THE BEACON It’s no secret that when there’s a need, San Diego’s musicians are among the first to step up to the plate and help. That said, certain names come up time and time again when organizing fundraisers and benefit concerts, including Cathryn Beeks and Tim Pyles. One of the longest-running fundraising musicians is virtuoso blues harp player Chet Cannon, who has promoted numerous events like the Red, White and Blues concert taking place at Winston’s Beach Club on March 22. The proceeds will go directly to the Miramar Marine Family Food Locker. On hand will be a terrific lineup, featuring some of the area’s top blue’s talent, including Robin Henkel and Whitney Shay, Jon Atkinson, Michele Lundeen, Blue Streak, Tony Tomlinson with The Fremonts and Cannon’s own, Chet and The Committee. “I try to organize at least a few benefits each year,” Cannon said. “Some for fellow musicians like Candye Kane, Ric Lee and Chris James, or a few we hosted for the Girls Club. The first Red, White and Blues event was very early on and held at (defunct venue) Etta’s Place, maybe 1999 or something like that. When asked for the reason behind his hard work behind these events, Cannon is succinct. “There is always a need.”

Others proclaim the need. “We are very grateful for the support we get from these shows,” said Rosmarie Treadway, director of the Food Locker. “Chet does a great job and the public really supports us. He always gets such wonderful entertainment. It all really helps. Certain times of the year our shelves get kind of low and this helps us fill individual baskets for those in need,” she said. Cannon has staged all those concerts over the years, with little more than his enthusiasm helping him through the process. “These fundraising concerts are pretty much me arranging for a venue and begging my friends to volunteer,” he said. “Not really begging, but you know what I mean. When we host an event of this nature of course we want artists that folks know and enjoy. I often feel guilty about asking my friends — all pros — to comework for free, Thankfully, I’ve been blessed with many talented friends that are willing to help.” Singer Whitney Shay said she is happy to contribute. “I think it’s important to give or lend a shoulder in general,” she said. “I don’t think of it as “giving back.” Sure, I struggle financially. I’m a working musician, but there are certainly others in the same boat and much worse off. If donat-

ing my talents helps in any way and I’m available, it’s the least I can do,” she remarked. “I feel blessed that I can offer a gift of music and that may help another in need. We have to keep things in perspective and lend a hand, or a voice. Every little bit matters.” While the fundraising aspect of this show is important, for Cannon, the interaction between musicians is the highlight. “One of the best things about a show like this, is that we musicians, who more often than not are out working a gig, get to hang around and swap stories.” But he’s clear on the purpose of the night. “My favorite part is when the folks from Marine Family Food Locker realize that they really aren’t alone and that other people care about the important role they are playing in our Military Families lives,” he said. “I feel that music is a gift and we should share it to create a better world around us if at all possible.” He pauses to reflect. “Again, I’m blessed by friends/other musicians who are of a like mind.” • RED, WHITE AND BLUES FOOD DRIVE AND FUNDRAISER: Sat., March 22 at WINSTON’S BEACH CLUB, 1921 Bacon St., 3:30 p.m. 21 and up. www.winstonsob.com

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Point Loma residents capture prestigious honors in San Diego Watercolor Society’s monthly competition Point Loma residents Glory Giffin and Julie Anderson won awards at the San Diego Watercolor Society monthly show in January. The show’s juror was Luis Llarina. Giffin was awarded first place for her painting “Feeding Frenzy,” which depicts albacore tuna and sheephead feeding on a bait ball. It is painted on a navigation chart, which was prepared by gluing it to formcore and coating it with gesso to allow the application of watercolor. Llarina said that Giffin’s use ofa chart made for an imaginative surface and that the contrast of form and texture created a strong piece. Giffin, whose husband had a sport-

fishing boat in Point Loma, possesses his vast collection of charts to experiment on and finally developed the technique that worked for watercolor. Most of her work is by commission to fishermen. Anderson was awarded Best Mini for her painting “Outsider.” Llorina said Anderson’s strong design and composition made for an awardwinning painting. Anderson said she enjoys telling stories about people with her art and always carries a camera with her. The scene is from the Chalk Festival in Little Italy a few years ago. She said she noticed a group of people chatting and one other person who seemed to be

alone in the crowd. Anderson’s painting, done with ink and watercolor on tracing paper affixed to watercolor paper, is the story of that social separation. Julie is also a member of the Point Loma Artists, and her work can be seen

at www.pointlomaartists.com. The San Diego Watercolor Society is dedicated to expanding the appreciation of watermedia painting through education, exhibition and promotion. SDWS presents a new juried exhibition each

month, with an evening opening reception on the first Friday of each month. In this show, members were allowed to paint on experimental surfaces. For more information, visit www.sdws.org.

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with the purchase of two entrees at the Cosmopolitan Restaurant. Guests who select the Heritage Tourism package will have the option to choose two tickets from two of the following destinations: Maritime Museum, Marston House, Mingei International Museum, Museum of Photographic Arts, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and the Whaley House. Guests booking in February and March also have the option of booking without the package for $99 per night.

After a three-year, multimillion-dollar restoration to return the building to how it appeared in 1869, The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel reopened in July 2010 as a restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, two saloons, 10 hotel rooms on the second level, and private dining rooms for special occasions. The Cosmopolitan is recognized as one of the most historically significant buildings in California. With a history spanning over 175 years, the building was originally constructed as the home of San Diego pioneer Juan Bandini between 1827 and 1829. The building is a rarity because of

its long history as well as its place as one of the few historic buildings remaining in the state that is representative of a 19th century commercial building that combined Mexican adobe and American wood-framing techniques. The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel is located on the corner of Calhoun and Mason streets in Old Town and there is ample free parking along Juan Street.After 5 pm, visitors can also park for free in the CalTrans headquarters at Juan and Taylor streets. For more information on this special offer or to book a room, call 619-297-1874 or visit www.oldtowncosmopolitan.com.


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LEGAL ADS 900 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF ORANGE 700 Civic Center Drive West. Santa Ana, CA. 92701 IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF: BENJAMIN AIKEN PARKER II ON BEHALF OF: SAMANTHA MARIE GUTIERREZ A CHILD, CITATION TO APPEAR CASE NUMBER 13AD000245 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: To Jimmy Bucar Gutierrez : By order of this court you are hereby cited to appear before the judge presiding in courtroom L64 of this court on 03-21-14, at 10:00 AM, to show cause, if any you have, why petition of Benjamin Aiken Parker II for the adoption of Samantha Marie Gutierrez, your minor child, should not be granted. Date:01-0914 ALAN CARLSON, EXEC OFFICER / CLERK BY: DEPUTY C.PRIETO I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and

CLASSIFIEDS correct. Date: 01/09/14 Benjamin Aiken Parker II. ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY: Benjamin Aiken Parker II 136 N. Harding Place Placentia, CA. 92870 (714) 397-0807 ISSUE DATE(S): JAN 23, 30 FEB 06, 13, 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014001864 Fictitious Business Names(s): FIVE STAR GOURMET PURVEYORS, FIVE STAR GOURMET located at: 4528 DAWES ST SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is registered by the following: COREY TAYLOR This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 01/20/14 Registrant Name: COREY TAYLOR Title: SOLE PROPRIETOR The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JAN 22, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004052 Fictitious Business Names(s): RANDALL PRUDEN SERVICES located at: 5473 ADOBE FALLS ROAD #4 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92120 is registered by the following: RANDALL PRUDEN This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: RANDALL PRUDEN Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 12, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004141 Fictitious Business Names(s): PSYCHIC WITH MANS MIND located at: 6526 AVENIDA MANANA LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is registered by the following: THERESE VAN DER VRIES This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: THERESE VAN DER VRIES Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB12, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004421 Fictitious Business Names(s): THE AUTO ENHANCERS located at: 2785 KURTZ ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is registered by the following: NICHOLAS VANDERENT This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 03/12/2012 Registrant Name: THERESE VAN DER VRIES Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004370 Fictitious Business Names(s): PHO HUT located at: 5252 BALBOA AVE #101 B SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is registered by the following: TRANG DO This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: TRANG DO Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004450 Fictitious Business Names(s): SWEETIE BELLS located at: 9932 MESA RIM RD. SUITE A SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is registered by the following: RENEE’ ADAMCZYKThis business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/06/2014 Registrant Name: RENEE’ ADAMCZYK Title: SOLE PROPRIETOR The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO: 2014-002986 (1) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S): a. SYMBIOTIC SERVICES (2) LOCATED AT: 3652 OLEANDER DRIVE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 (3) THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON: 09/27/2005, and assigned File No. 2005-032687 (4) IS (ARE) ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): AMANDA HEIDEMANN, KHUONG TRAN Registrant/Corp/LLC Name : AMANDA HEIDMANN Title: GENERAL PARTNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 03, 2014 Issue date(s): FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014002990 Fictitious Business Names(s): SYMBIOTIC SERVICE located at: 3782 MT. ACADIA BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is registered by the following: KHUONG TRAN This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/03/2014 Registrant Name: KHUONG TRAN Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 03, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00002188-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, DANIELLE SUSALLA 825 TOULON CT. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 858-414-0792 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM DANIELLE SUSALLATO DANIELLE SUSALLA DEERY 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 MAR 28, 2014 TIME: 9:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004353 Fictitious Business Names(s): CLUB PILATES POINT LOMA located at: 3501 ACCOMAC AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is registered by the following: GOLD AND GUIDO INC. This business is conducted by: A CORPORATION GOLD AND GUIDO, INC. 3501 ACCOMAC AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 CALIFORNIA The first day of business was: 02/14/2014 Registrant Name: JENNIFER GOLD Title: CEO The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014002597 Fictitious Business Names(s): ASIANAS located at: 4885 NEWPORT AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is registered by the following: EUFRACIA N. HESSELBACHER This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 10/08/2012 Registrant Name: EUFRACIA N. HESSELBACHER Title: SOLE PROPRIETOR / OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JAN 29, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004312 Fictitious Business Names(s): LOCAL PIER BOARD SHOP located at: 3982 C INGRAHAM ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is registered by the following: JOAO VITOR LAGOA BOVINO This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: JOAO VITOR LAGOA BOVINO Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 13, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004375 Fictitious Business Names(s): OAKWOOD MHP located at: 1705 EAST 28TH ST. ASHTABULA, OH. 44004 is registered by the following: COSTA VERDE MANAGEMENT LLCThis business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY COSTA VERDE MANAGEMENT LLC. 4144 TENNYSON ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 MICHIGAN The first day of business was: 08/01/2008 Registrant Name: KATJA RADA Title: PARTNER MEMBER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 20, 27 MAR 06 AND 13, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNI HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00002158-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, BONNIE ANN EDMUNDS 6212 BEADNELL WAY #TH-1 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 858-442-7483 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM BONNIE ANN EDMUNDS TO BONNIE CHARLENE BERTANO 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 MAR 28, 2014 TIME: 9:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): FEB 27 MAR 06, 13 AND 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004694 Fictitious Business Names(s): SUNNY MASSAGE & SPA INC. Located at: 4310 GENESEE AVE. SUITE 109 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is registered by the following: SUNNY MASSAGE & SPA INC.This business is conducted by: A CORPORATION SUNNY MASSAGE & SPA INC. 4310 GENESEE AVE. SUITE 109 CALIFORNIA The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: HAIMING HUANG Title: CEO The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 19, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 AND 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004412 Fictitious Business Names(s): TERRA DAWGIE, K.ITTY, D.OGGY located at: 5663 BALBOA AVE #435 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is registered by the following: PADREEASTSB, LLC.This business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY PADREEASTSB, LLC. 5663 BALBOA AVE., #435 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 CALIFORNIA The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: AUDREY GLANTZ Title: MANAGING MEMBERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 14, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 & 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014-003775 Fictitious Business Names(s): SCHOOL OF EVANGELISM located at: 5331 MT. ALIFAN DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is registered by the following: AMY NOEL KRAFT This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/03/14 Registrant Name: AMY NOEL KRAFT Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 10, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 AND 20, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00003626-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, BENNY FONTAN 2621 WEST CANYON AVE. #429 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92123 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM BENNY FONTAN TO BENNY MOLINA FROM MONICA PINTO-FONTAN TO MONICA PINTOMOLINA 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 APR 04, 2014 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): FEB 27 MAR 06, 13 AND 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004768 Fictitious Business Names(s): WORLD WEDDINGS AND ROMANCE TRAVEL, WORLD TRIBE TOURS located at: 4350 WOODLAND DR. LA MESA, CA. 91941 is registered by the following: AMY NOEL KRAFT This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: KIMBERLY M. SYKES Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 19, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 AND 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014003136 Fictitious Business Names(s): SD GAMES & COMICS, SAN DIEGO GAMES & CARDS located at: 9910 MIRA MESA BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is registered by the following: MARINA PARENTI This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/01/2011 Registrant Name: MARINA PARENTI Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 04, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 & 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004817 Fictitious Business Names(s): ABCDESIGN, A BRENT CHADWICK DESIGN located at: 9910 MIRA MESA BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is registered by the following: BRENT CHADWICK This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: BRENT CHADWICK Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 27, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 & 20, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005045 Fictitious Business Names(s): DOG TAGS SURFING, DOG TAGS AUTO REPAIR located at: 802 JAMACIA COURT SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is registered by the fol-

lowing: VICTOR MADRILLEJOS This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: VICTOR MADRILLEJOS Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 21, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 27 MAR 06,13 AND 20, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00003780-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, RACHEL LYNN JENSEN 4392 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 619-2281686 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM RACHEL LYNN JENSEN TO RACHEL LYNN JENSEN AKIL 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 MAY 16, 2014 TIME: 9:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): MAR 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00003770-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, ERIN AKIL ELDRED-BROWN 4392 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 619-2281686 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM ERIN AKIL ELDRED-BROWN TO ERIN BROWN JENSEN AKIL 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 MAY 16, 2014 TIME: 9:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): MAR 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004826 Fictitious Business Names(s): GARDEN KITCHEN located at: 3541 POMERAY ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92123 is registered by the following: CORAL STAR STRONG This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: CORAL STAR STRONG Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 20, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014003588 Fictitious Business Names(s): VICTOR’S AUTOMOTIVE CENTER located at: 7052 CARROLL RD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is registered by the following: VICTOR NELSON ARANCIBIA This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: VICTOR ARANCIBIA Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 07, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005807 Fictitious Business Names(s): EZ TROPICAL TREES, EZ ORGANIC ORCHARD located at: 6460 GARBER AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92139 iis registered by the following: ERIC JOHN ZENOR, TIFFANY DIANE ZENOR This business is conducted by: A MARRIED COUPLE The first day of business was: 01/01/12 Registrant Name: ERIC JOHN ZENOR Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 28, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005805 Fictitious Business Names(s): LUCKY OCEAN SPA located at: 5726 LA JOLLA BLVD. #106 LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is registered by the following: LUCKY OCEAN SPA This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: DONG XIA LIU Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 28, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005627 Fictitious Business Names(s): CREATIVE XPRESSIONS Located at: 535 EDWARD ST. EL CAJON, CA. 92020 is registered by the following: RUSTIN HOLEC This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/01/2013 Registrant Name: RUSTIN HOLEC Title: OWNERThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 27, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00005008-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, MICHAEL JOHN ANTHONY 4155 MOUNT ALIFAN PLACE UNIT H SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 949-3389319 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM MICHAEL JOHN ANTHONY TO MICHAEL JASON STARK 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 APRIL 18, 2014 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT D46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): MAR 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2014 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO: 2014-005813 (1) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S): a. LUCKY OCEAN SPA (2) LOCATED AT: 5726 LA JOLLA BLVD. SUITE 106 LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 (3) THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON: 06/27/2013, and assigned File No. 2013-018770 (4) IS (ARE) ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): CAI FANG AI Registrant/Corp/LLC Name : CAI FANG AI Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 28, 2014 Issue date(s): MAR 06, 13, 20, AND 27, 2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014003180 Fictitious Business Names(s): SOVRN REPUBLIC located at: 970 OLIVER AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is registered by the following: DAVID THOMAS ELLIOTT This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: DAVID THOMAS ELLIOTT Title: INDIVIDUAL The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of SanDiego County on: FEB 04, 2014 ISSUE DATES; FEB 06, 13, 20, AND 27, 2014 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA HALL OF JUSTICE 330 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2014-00085047-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, JENNIFER PATSTONE 2135 GARNET AVE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 949-702-0667 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME JENNIFER PATSTONE ON BEHALF OF MINOR MADISON GAIL HARRIS FROM MADISON GAIL HARRIS TO MADISON GAIL PATSTONE 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 APRIL 04, 2014 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT 46 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATE(S): MAR 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005919 Fictitious Business Names(s): DOWN UNDER SERVICES located at: 6469 REFLECTION DR. #106 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92124 is registered by the following: ROSS RUTHERFORD This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 02/03/2014 Registrant Name: ROSS RUTHERFORD Title: LICENSEEThe statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 03, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014004072 Fictitious Business Names(s): BATTLE BROTHERHOOD, BATTLE BROTHERHOOD VODKA located at: 1440 HOTEL CIRCLE N #164 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108 is registered by the following: OPEN WORLD ADVENTURES LLC This business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OPEN WORLD ADVENTURES LLC 1440 HOTEL CIRCLE N #164 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 The first day of business was: 01/15/2014 Registrant Name: HEATHER FRANKHAUSER Title: MEMBER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 12, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 06,13, 20 AND 27, 2014 SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) MARVIN WEINER, an individual; and DOES 1 through 100, inclusive. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE) JOHN METS, an individual NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov selfhelp), your county library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca. gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar

association. NOTE: The court has a statuatory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case . Tiene 30 DíAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más informacion en el Centro de Ayunda de las Cortes de California (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp/espanol/), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presntacieón pida al secretario de la corte que le déo un frmulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia.Hay otros requisitos legales Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a aabogados. Si no puede a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos sin grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/), o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegío de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobrecualquler recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor reclbida mediante un acuerdo o una concesion de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene quo pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que corte pueda desechar el caso. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SAN DIEGO SUPERIOR COURT, 330. W BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA.92101 CASE NO: 37-2013-00066958-CU-PA-CTL The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la direccieón y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Andres Vargas, Phillips and Pelly, 12520 High Bluff Drive, Suite 220 San Diego, CA. 92130 Tel: 858-794-1700 DATE: SEPT 16, 2013 Clerk , by T. Perkins, Deputy, ISSUE DATES: MAR 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014006167 Fictitious Business Names(s): SEASIDE FIDUCIARY SERVICES located at: 1294 DEVONSHIRE DRIVE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is registered by the following: CATHERINE BOHLMAN, SUSAN STOCK This business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP The first day of business was: NOT APPLICABLE Registrant Name: CATHERINE BOHLMAN, SUSAN SUSAN STOCK Title: PARTNERS The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 04, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 13, 20, 27 AND APR 03, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014-006208 Fictitious Business Names(s): ROCK STEADY, ROCK STEADY WEDDINGS, ROCK STEADY EVENTS, ROCK STEADY WEDDINGS AND EVENTS located at: 4520 JAMESTOWN WAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is registered by the following: MALINDA ALIZABETH STRASSER This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 03/01/2014 Registrant Name: MALINDA ALIZABETH STRASSER Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 04, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 13, 20, 27 AND APR 03, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2014005989 Fictitious Business Names(s): THE MASH MARKETING located at: 4887 MISSION BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is registered by the following: DANA SWANSON This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The first day of business was: 03/02/2014 Registrant Name: DANA SWANSON Title: OWNER The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 03, 2014 ISSUE DATES; MAR 13, 20, 27 AND APR 03, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENTMFILE NO. 2014-005741 Fictitious Business Names(s): NORTHSIDE SHACK located at: 1255 ROSECRANS ST. SAN DIEGO,

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CREATIVE WORKSHOP If you are a female adult caregiver helping a parent and longing for some "me time", then take some time to enjoy art, listen to ancient stories and write about your experiences. Using your imagination leads to rejuvenation. This free six-session workshop will take place at an art gallery in Liberty Station every other Saturday morning starting March 22 and offers a supportive place for YOU. No writing experience necessary. Pre-registration required. For more information: www.facebook.com/appliedmythology or 858-405-7503.


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Spring & Summer Camps Kids experience perform- Nike Golf Schools & Junior The Peninsula Family YMCA The Peninsula Family YMCA offers day ing arts at Junior theatre Camps 2014 camps all summer long beginning June Nike Golf Schools and Jr. Camps offer 18 through August 29. Day camps range Camp Join Junior Theater this summer and experience the wonderful world of Performing Arts where campers will take classes in acting, dance, & singing. Traditional, Performance and Advanced camps available in Balboa Park. Junior Theatre also provides K3 camps in La Jolla. Camps run June 9-August 29. To register or for a list of camp dates, descriptions & pricing visit juniortheatre.com. Register early as our camps fill quickly. (619) 2391311

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from a variety of choices and for all ages. There are more than several camps to choose from, including ice-skating, gymnastics, swim lessons, field trips to amusement parks and much more. Kids will grow, discover and explore while making lasting friendships and memories. Camps fill up fast so please sign up as soon as possible. To ensure that every child and teen has the chance to go to camp, the Y offers financial assistance to those in need. To register to either spring or summer camps, please visit peninsula.ymca.org or call (619) 226-8888 for more information.


PEOPLE OB artist among those featured at 2014 ArtWalk Organizers of Southern California’s largest fine-arts festival, the Mission Federal ArtWalk, have unveiled the distinguished gathering of featured artists who will be showcased at the event’s 30th anniversary in Little Italy. Among the 12 featured artists selected from more than 700 applicants to be highlighted on April 26 and 27 will be Jeff Yeomans of Ocean Beach. Yeomans, a plein-air painter, produces work featuring urban landscapes, seascapes and landscapes. His work captures familiar San Diego scenes from sweeping seascapes to gritty urban streets. “We were overwhelmed by the incredible quality and diversity of applicants for the featured artist slots,” said Sandi Cottrell, managing director for ArtWalk San Diego. “Each of the featured artists illustrate this year’s celebratory theme of ‘creativity connects’ through their work. They represent some of the most talented established and emerging artists in the region.” In all, about 350 artists will be participating in this year’s ArtWalk, which brings out more than 120,000 spectators and art buyers, dozens of musical performances, interactive elements and 17 blocks of art to enjoy in the heart of

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Little Italy. The two-day fine-arts festival is well-known for connecting artistic communities, while creating the opportunity for individuals to fall in love with original pieces of art. The Mission Federal ArtWalk is held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a packed schedule of opportunities for individuals and families to engage in, create and purchase art. The free event features thousands of pieces of artwork created by artists from California, neighboring states and Mexico. All must be accepted into the event to ensure visitors experience a range of fine visual and performing art including painting, sculpture, glasswork, photography, select jewelry and other artisan work. For more information, visit www.missionfederalartwalk.org, Twitter at @ArtWalkSD, or Facebook at ArtWalkSD.

SDCCD re-elects Grosch as president At its Dec. 12 organizational meeting, Ocean Beach resident and business owner Rich Grosch was re-elected as president of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) Board of Trustees. First elected to the board in 2002, Grosch has served as president since 2009.

“We have come a long way since I was first elected president of the board,” he said. “We have handled the severe state budget situation effectively, with balanced budgets and no layoffs of permanent employees. We have the top bond ratings in the state, perfect audit reports and a massive construction program that is on track and under budget. Now that state finances are improving, I look forward to leading and working with our board and district to add more classes, hire more faculty and complete our bond program.” The SDCCD is governed by a five-member, locally elected board of trustees. Three students also serve a one-year term filling a student trustee position on a rotating basis. As the second largest of California’s 72 community college districts, the San Diego Community College District serves about 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and seven continuing education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College and San Diego Miramar College offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and entry-level jobs.

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WHAT’SAHEAD Peninsula-area events, March 15SATURDAY, March 15 February had Valentine's Day and April has Easter, but March will feature the Pizarro Brothers with special guest Alison Bell of Fate by Friday at Barons Market. The kids play dueling grand pianos and are amazing entertainers. Join us for music, food and fun from

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noon to 1:30 p,m. at Barons Market, located at 4001 W. Point Loma Blvd. For more information, call (619) 319-7969. SUNDAY, March 16 • Animal lovers will have a chance to bring home a new loving pet during an Ocean Beach pet-adoption event set to take place at Shades Oceanfront Bistro from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will present puppies, dogs, kittens and cats

from the San Diego Humane Society, Second Chance Dog Rescue, San Diego Spaniel Rescue and Almost Home Animal Rescue. Shades is located at 5083 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, email jeff@shadesob.com or Elkie Wills at ewills@sdhumane.org. • Organist Robert Bates will perform a concert on the stunning Baroque-style pipe organ at All Souls' Episcopal Church at 4 p.m. Bates is the professor of organ

at the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, and is considered one of the deans of American organ playing and teaching. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. No one is turned away. A complimentary reception follows. The church is located at 1475 Catalina Blvd. For more information, email allsouls.music@gmail.com , or call (619) 223-6394., ext. 13.

WEDNESDAY, March 19 Point Loma Republican Women Federated monthly luncheon meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Point Loma Cafe , 4865 Harbor Drive. The program features speaker Darcy Brandon, whose topic is “Revealing Common Core, The Battle For Our Children's Education.” A no-host lunch follows. Call Marilyn at (619) 222-9532 for more information. THURSDAY, March 20 AARP will host a safe-driving class on in the Rankin Room at 1475 Catalina Blvd. from noon to 4 p.m. The session must be completed in order to complete the course. Learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. Register by calling (619) 641-7020. SATURDAY, March 22 • The American Academy of Pediatrics CA-Chapter 3 (AAPCA3) will hold its fifth annual “Read and Romp” event from 9 a.m. to noon at the McMillin Event Center at Liberty Station. The family-friendly fundraiser encourages parents to read to their children and promotes a love of reading. Proceeds benefit the pediatric literacy program Reach Out and Read San Diego, a program of the local AAP chapter. The cost is $15 per person or $50 for a family of four, which includes admission, activity tables, a character meet-and-greet, storytelling, music, dancing and continental breakfast. To register, visit www.rorsd.org. • The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host its 20th anniversary with anannual Wisteria Garden Party at 1 p.m. at 4761 Niagara Ave. A minimum suggested donation is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and $25 membership, plus admission, which includes an opportunity drawing ticket. Spend the afternoon in the garden of a historic Wisteria Cottage under the largest wisteria canopy in Ocean Beach. Tasty treats and live music by local Billy Lee and his band. For more information, visit obhistory.wordpress.com. • The Friends of the Library, Ocean Beach branch will host its “First of the Year” book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the library, located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave WEDNESDAY, March 26 The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will be host to a free presentation by Road Scholar Ambassador Jull Swaim, who will discuss the world’s leading nonprofit educational travel organization. Road Scholar is the name for programs created by Elderhostel, Inc. The presentation takes place at the library, located at 3701 Voltaire St., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (619) 531-1539. FRIDAY, March 28 Bethany Lutheran Church in Ocean Beach will host another offering in its annual Holy Trinity Concert Series, this time featuring the dynamic up-andcoming Irish band FullSet, which was nominated for Best New Irish CD in the 2013 Irish Music Awards. The concert takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $23. For reservations and more information, call (619) 2220365, or email concerts@holytrinityob.com. SUNDAY, March 30 Brunch with blues music by Robin Henkel and Billy Watson from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Humphreys Backstage Lounge, 2241 Shelter Island Drive. Brunch is $43.50. For more information, call (619) 224-3411.

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