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Rainbow curbs: the new LJ parking plan Would reportedly add 64 spaces BY ALYSSA RAMOS | VILLAGE NEWS

Members of La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) discussed a parking plan that would add spaces to La Jolla village and, its creators said, possibly curb future intervention from the city. “Paid parking isn’t dead,” LJCPA trustee Dan Cortney said during the group’s April 2 meeting. LJCPA members introduced a “rainbow curb” plan that the report’s authors said would add 64 parking spaces around La Jolla village, mostly by eliminating valet and passenger zones. “This is step one of the parking management plan,” said Ed Ward, creator of the Rainbow Curbs Survey presented during the meeting and last year’s alternate parking plan that opposed the city of San

Diego’s paid parking meter proposal for the village. “Let it be known now to any public servant: We will oppose meters to the end,” Ward said. Last year, La Jollans clashed over a plan to install parking meters throughout the village. But locals ultimately ended their clamoring when former San Diego City Councilman Scott Peters announced he was stalling the process by dispersing citywide parking boards including the La Jolla Community Parking Advisory Board that included members from local area councils. Ward said his plan focused on spaces companies were not using, abandoned drive-through spaces, unneeded commercial loading zones and some curbs that, Ward SEE CURBS, Page 5

This close-up shows the detail work of artist Jane Wheeler’s mosaic design for the concrete bench outside Little VILLAGE NEWS | DON BALCH Locks, 5665 La Jolla Blvd. The BRCC is expanding the bench art design project.

BRCC begins bench sponsorship program BY ALYSSA RAMOS | VILLAGE NEWS

MTS sharpens scissors for new cuts, fare increases BY SEBASTIAN RUIZ | VILLAGE NEWS

Come September, the weekend bus line to Cabrillo National Monument and Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery may cease. Other changes to routes will take effect June 14, transit officials said. The changes are the latest in route reductions and fare increases the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) plans to implement because of the ripple effect from state budget cuts. In the wake of California’s financial crisis, the MTS board of directors voted in March to eliminate weekend service to parts of Point Loma, along with additional service reductions in the downtown area. The so-called “Super Loop” bus and shuttle service will also replace Route 86, which serves University City. Route 84 to Cabrillo National Monument and Fort Rosecrans, which frequently serves personnel at Naval Base Point Loma, also

faces service reductions. District 2 Councilman Kevin Faulconer sits on the MTS board of directors. The board is putting off decisions about Route 84 until September, according to Tony Manolatos, communications director for Faulconer. MTS also expects to hike the cost of monthly adult bus passes from $68 to $72, as well as initiating other increases effective July 1. The change will represent the third fare increase in 18 months, MTS spokesman Robb Schupp said. “It’s a continuing saga in which the state is balancing its budget by taking away funding from lots of agencies… this [MTS] being one of them,” Schupp said. The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) will hold two public hearings about the fare increases. One is set for Wednesday, April 15 in the North County SEE MTS, Page 4

In an effort to decorate and update Bird Rock’s benches along La Jolla Boulevard, Bird Rock Community Council members are asking local businesses to sponsor their Concrete Bench Art Project. “The concrete benches were put in many years ago, but they suffered with the sea air,” said Bird Rock Community Council President Joe LaCava. “One year ago we hired a concrete specialist to finish the benches so they’re safe and to add some color.” BRCC members asked Jane Wheeler to decorate one bench. Wheeler, a local artist who frequently aids Bird Rock Elementary School and Muirlands Middle School art students, chose the bench outside Little Locks at 5665 La Jolla Blvd., LaCava said. “Wheeler was chosen to do her thing with the benches. They picked a mosaic with a seaside scheme in front of Little Locks,” LaCava said. “It was literally a work of art. It so inspired people that we began to talk about the other five benches — we could do the same thing if we found other

It so inspired people that we began to talk about the other five benches ... JOE LACAVA BRCC PRESIDENT

sponsors in the Bird Rock community.” At this point, La Cava said he estimates each bench would cost approximately $1,500 to sponsor Wheeler to create similar tile decorations. Locals can view the completed mosaic bench outside Little Locks. Business owners interested in sponsoring one of the five remaining benches can email BRCC members at brcc@san.rr.com. ■

A bicyclist rides by the concrete bench with mosaic art by Jane Wheeler at VILLAGE NEWS | DON BALCH 5665 La Jolla Blvd.








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Shores calls for volunteers to build playground holds a sign that says “sign ups” with the junior lifeguard website, according to Coakley. Less than one year after ask“Each panel will have arting residents to donate funds work,” Coakley said. “There will toward a replacement playbe tips for safety in the ocean, ground, La Jollan Mary Coakley there’s how to do the ‘Stingray and the Friends of La Jolla Shuffle.’ And we have a replica Shores’ Kellogg Park are asking of J.J. the Gray whale that [will locals to help build Kellogg replace dolphin statues], and Park’s new Junior Lifeguardthere will be an etching of J.J.’s themed playground — purstory around the sea wall.” chased with residents’ donaMARY COAKLEY Coakley said Friends of La tions — during the Kellogg Park FRIENDS OF LJ SHORES Jolla Shores hope to complete Playground Community Build, installation of the playground April 30 through May 2. before Memorial Day, but the One evening last May, La Jolla lost the Junior Lifeguard proShores locals spotted city work- gram, one thing led to another,” clay replica of J.J. will replace the dolphins later, she said. Coakley said. ers dismantling the popular “We all worked together to Coakley, along with co-chairs beachside park playground. design [the playground],” CoakGreg Salmon and Tory Gulley, “The city removed a major designed the mini lifeguard-sta- ley said. portion of playground equipNow, Coakley said the Kellogg tion playground, which includes ment; they deemed that it was Park Playground Community unsafe,” said Mary Coakley, co- art panels expanding on the Build will allow locals to gather creator of La Jolla Shores’ MAP adjacent MAP project, ocean safety tips, junior lifeguard sta- in an effort to build the playand La Jolla Shores restroom tion art and a replica of J.J. the ground. remodeling projects. “The contractor will be gray whale, which SeaWorld City crews removed all but a responsible for digging about 60 rescued in 1997, Coakley said. set of swings from La Jolla “We’re focusing on safety. Our holes,” Coakley said, adding Shores’ Kellogg Park. The that she hopes tool-bearing equipment has already been park’s greenbelt sits a few feet attendees will arrive. from the Shores’ sand and some delivered — everything except Coakley said teens are invitthe art panels,” Coakley said. of the Pacific’s calmer waters, ed. Coakley said designing the which residents say draw “[La Jolla] Country Day’s kids complete playground took time, between 2 to 3 million locals want to come and interact for but it includes slides, bridges and tourists yearly. the community build and we’re and most basic equipment, So Coakley and other resiincluding one side for older chil- working on figuring out food dents formed the Friends of La and stuff,” Coakley said. “The Jolla Shores website in an effort dren and another for younger first day, holes will be dug and kids. Then, Coakley and the to raise funds to replace the playground equipment. Several chairs designed additional art in we’ll unpack everything.” The group is asking locals to keeping with the junior lifelocals spent weekends at Kelsign up for shifts at their webguard theme, such as a rescue logg Park, gathering donations site. For more information or to buoy and play defibrillator to fund the replacement playinside the mini first-aid station, sign up for a shift, visit ground. www.friendsoflajollashores.com Coakley said. “Originally we were going to or contact Coakley, mary@ On the older kids side, a put in a cookie-cutter playfriendsoflajollashores.com. ■ ground, but because we almost junior lifeguard station office BY ALYSSA RAMOS | VILLAGE NEWS

There will be tips for safety in the ocean, there’s how to do the Stingray Shuffle.

SNEAK PREVIEW A big crowd fills the beach at La Jolla Shores Sunday, April 5 — the largest seen since end-of-summer Labor Day masses. Spring break and warm weather proVILLAGE NEWS | DON BALCH vided a sure sign that summer is around the corner.

NEWSbriefs Bicyclist crashes on Via Capri La Jolla motorists aided a seriously injured bicyclist Tuesday afternoon on Mount Soledad in La Jolla Shores. At about noon on Tuesday, April 7, a 35-year-old man crashed while riding a ten-speed bicycle in the 7300 block of Via Capri, San Diego Police Department Sgt. Art Campa reported. Police said they don’t know why the cyclist crashed. Passing drivers saw the man on the ground, stopped to help and then realized he was unconscious and having convulsions, Campa said. So medics were called, police said. Rescuers drove the cyclist to a

nearby hospital, according to police, where he was treated for severe wounds to his head. Police said they are continuing to investigate the traffic incident.

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Transit District Boardroom, 810 Mission Ave. in Oceanside, at 9 a.m. A second meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 17 at SANDAG’s seventh-floor boardroom downtown at 401 B St. SANDAG sets fares for the region, including the North County Transit District. The changes come in response to the state’s elimination of an estimated $14 million in “transit assistance” funds to MTS each year for the next five years. MTS officials hope to close the gap with $4.7 million worth of cuts in services, along with “internal” changes such as selling more advertising on sides of buses. MTS officials expect the fare increase to add about $2.2 million to the MTS operating budget, Schupp said. SANDAG principal planner Dave Schumacher said there aren’t many options for MTS. “It’s never a happy thing to [cut services],” Schumacher said. “These times are frustrating. There’s just no getting around that.” SANDAG could tap into funds allotted for capital improvements to stave fare increases. But that requires a two-thirds vote of the board, Schumacher said. SANDAG has already

allocated about $127 million in federal funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act toward freeway improvements and infrastructure. That money also has strings attached and is expected to stimulate the economy by creating jobs for capital projects like infrastructure. District 1 Councilwoman Sherri Lightner, who sits on both the MTS and SANDAG boards, could not be reached before press time. MTS most recently raised the cost of an adult pass in January from $64 to $68. This new increase to $72 is one of several across-the-board fare hikes. Youth passes would also increase from $34 to $36 and passes for disabled people would jump from $1 to $18. In addition to higher prices, MTS also voted in March to reduce or eliminate service to some areas. MTS proposes eliminating Route 14 service on weekends to all destinations but Hotel Circle Drive. MTS also made cuts to routes 820, 850 and 860 that serve downtown. The line delivering riders from Ocean Beach to downtown — Route 923 — will now stop at the San Diego International Airport, according to the plan. For a complete list of service reductions and changes, visit the MTS website, www.sdmts.com. ■

La Jolla Lutheran Church Celebrate what Jesus has done April 9: Maundy Thursday 6:30pm April 10: Good Friday 7:00pm April 12: Easter 9:30am

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• “The Third Country,” exhibit pertaining to the border between San Diego — Due to space limitations, publica- and Tijuana, through May 9, 10 a.m. tion of weekly and other ongoing items The Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., daily except Sundays and Mondays, 454has been suspended this week. 5872 9 Thursday • “Art Survives: Expressions from the 11 Saturday Holocaust,” art exhibit through May • “Philatelic Footprints on the Road to 21, museum hours, Gotthelf Art the Liberation of Shanghai,” Chinese Gallery, 4126 Executive Dr., 457-3030 stamp exhibition tracing the post• “Guardians of Tradition,” collection of World War II advance of communism, Ciuha serigraphs, through April 12, through June 12, UCSD School of museum hours, Galeria JAN, 1250 International Relations and Pacific Prospect St., Ste. B21, 551-2053 Studies, 9500 Gilman Dr., 534-0667 • 10th annual Jewish Music Festival, • Colossal book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., NU through May 12, JCC, 4126 Executive Community Library branch, 8820 JudiDr., 362-1348, see lfjcc.com for events cial Dr., 220-3312 • “Dark Plus Cold,” artworks by Jan • Carnival/Easter egg hunt, 9:30 a.m., van Muster, through May 9, 10 a.m. to University City United Church of Christ, closing, Quint Contemporary Gallery, 2877 Governor Dr., 453-3444 7739 Drury Ln., 454-3409 • Sea Schoolers, introduction of the • San Diego Blood Bank bloodmobile, ocean world to kids ages 3-4, 9:30-11 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., UCSD Price Center, a.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedi9500 Gilman Dr., (800) 4MY-SDBB tion Way, 534-FISH • Healthy aging and early cognitive • Spring Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., La changes associated with dementia, lec- Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect ture, 2:30 p.m., Riford Library, 7555 St., 552-1658 Draper Ave., free, 552-1657 • Grunion Groupies, lectures on the • Discussion of the transformation of California grunion and their habitat, telecommunications in South Asia with Saturdays and Sundays through June Maj. Gen. Shahzada Alam Malik, for- 13, 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 1:30 mer chairman of Pakistan Telecom p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 ExpediAuthority, 3:30 p.m., UCSD Calit2 Audi- tion Way, 534-FISH torium, 9500 Gilman Dr., 822-6756 • Golf conditioning workout, noon and • La Jolla Town Council meeting, 5 2 p.m., WellStrong Fitness, 10300 N. p.m., LJ Rec. Center, 615 Prospect St., Torrey Pines Rd., free but reserve by 552-1658 calling (619) 838-6976 • Holy Week services, continuing • Experimental duo No Age, two more tonight at 7:30 through Easter, La Jolla bands, 8 p.m., The Loft at UCSD, 9500 Community Church, 4377 Eastgate Gilman Dr., $8, www.concerts.ucsd.edu Mall, 558-9020 • Eastern vigil service, 10 p.m., Easter • “Kiss Me Kate” performed by Muir service, 12:30 a.m. April 12, Good College Musical Ensemble, 8 p.m., Samaritan Episcopal Church, 4321 UCSD Mandeville Auditorium, 9500 Eastgate Mall, 458-1501 Gilman Dr., 534-3587 • Holy Thursday service, 9 p.m., Uni- 12 Sunday versity City United Church of Christ, • Sea Schoolers: Introduction to ocean 2877 Governor Dr., 453-3444 life for kids ages 3-4; 9:30-11 a.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 534-7336


• Flowering the Easter Cross, 10:30 a.m. service, University City United Church of Christ, 2877 Governor Dr., 453-3444

13 Monday • Sea Wees: Introduction to ocean life for kids aged 2, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 5347336 • Cesar Chavez Celebration with multimedia presentation “Filipinos in the Fields” by Joan May Cordova, noon, UCSD Cross Cultural Center, 9500 Gilman Dr., http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/chavez • Spring Evening Lecture Series: oceanographic journey in photos, SIO researcher Dale Stokes, 6:30-8 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 534-7336

14 Tuesday • Spanish classes, four levels, Riford Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., 459-1202 for times • Coastal Development Permit joint committee meeting, 4 p.m., LJ Rec. Center, 615 Prospect St., 552-1658 • Lecture, “Abraham Lincoln, Restive Californios and the Missions,” 6 p.m., UCSD Student Services Center Multipurpose Room, 9500 Gilman Dr., free, 822-2986 • University City Planning Group Executive Committee meets, 7 p.m., Forum Hall, University Towne Center, above Wells Fargo Bank, 546-2875 • The Generation of Beethoven, lecture by violinist Victoria Martino, new lecture every Tuesday through April 28, 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., $14-$85, 454-5872

15 Wednesday • Multiple sclerosis lecture, 1-2 p.m., Scripps Mende Well-Being Center, 4545 La Jolla Village Dr., free, 7274777 • Friendly Fires, funk, The Loft, UCSD, Price Center East, 9500 Gilman Dr., 822-3199 ■

The Salvation Army Palm Sunday: April 15th 10:45am “What Makes Heaven Heavenly” Good Friday: April 10th 7am–7pm

An Invitation to Easter at La Jolla United Methodist Church

“Nail Your Prayers to the Cross” You are invited to a time of prayer and meditation. Come and “nail” your written prayers to the Cross!

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Good Friday Service: April 10th 7pm

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“Cherishing the Old Rugged Cross”

Easter Sunday: April 12th 6:30am Sunrise Service “Victory in Jesus”

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Dr Myron Tweed joins La Jolla United Methodist Church staff BY SANDRA COLER | SPECIAL TO VILLAGE NEWS

FRIENDS OF FRONDS New young palm trees fill in the gaps along Coast Boulevard near La Jolla Cove, thanks to the efforts of Billie and George Gerrodette.


Dog Beach in Ocean Beach, a less protected site, explained Audubon Society spokesman Jim Peugh. The San Diego Audubon Society hopes to bring the California least tern back to Mission Bay by pulling the invasive plants and setting up least tern decoys to attract the real bird. The group will host its last habitat restoration efforts to prepare the 11-acre site at Mariners Point on Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are encouraged to show up with work gloves, weeding tools and clippers, and are advised to wear longsleeved shirts and bring water. The least terns may arrive as early as April 15 and leave as late as Sept. 15. They prefer a sandy habitat to raise their young because the chicks are sand-colored and camouflage into the soil.

The adult birds are white with black markings. The open, sandy dunes make it easier for the adults to spot predators, while the invasive vegetation provides a place for predators to wait for the chicks. “[The California least tern] is endangered because of habitat loss,” Peugh said. “There used to be dunes everywhere. The terns would nest in one dune and if a predator came along, they could move to another dune. Now there are only a few places that are open enough that they can actually nest on them.” Directions to Mariner’s Point: From Sea World Drive heading west, exit onto West Mission Bay Drive (going north). Continue over the bridge and then take a left on Gleason Road (across from the Bahia Hotel). Take an immediate left onto Mariners Way and proceed to the end of the road. For more information call (619) 682-7210. ■

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La Jolla United Methodist Church (LJUMC) welcomes Dr. Myron Tweed as the new director of music. Dr. Tweed is well known in the religious music community for his 27-year leadership as minister of music at First Presbyterian Church, as well as his 27-year association with Point Loma Nazarene University on the music faculty. He is also currently the director of the Cabrillo Singers, a community chorale that he founded in 2007. Dr. Tweed grew up on a farm near the foothills of the Rockies in Alberta, Canada. He attended Mountain View Bible College, Cas-


said, business owners illegally painted red. According to Ward’s plan, by reducing red curbs, eliminating some bus stops, eliminating passenger loading zones or changing curb times and adding diagonal spaces, among other options, more than 60 spaces could be salvaged. Though LJCPA trustees said they agreed with plans to stave paid parking, some said they were hesitant to endorse various facets of the plan. “We need to be careful on moving some bank drive-throughs,”

cade College in Portland and the University of Southern California, where he earned his D.M.A. in church music. He brings a vast wealth of knowledge and ability to LJUMC, which enhances the quality of the music and performances in a church already acclaimed for its wonderful music program. The first major work he directed at LJUMC was Mike Hayes’ Te Deum with full chamber orchestra and accompaniment by Dr. Alison Luedecke on the organ. We are glad Dr. Tweed decided to come out of retirement and once again share his vast talent, love of music and excellent direction with those of us at La Jolla

United Methodist Church and the community at large. La Jolla United Methodist Church is located at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. For information, call (858) 454-7108. ■

LJCPA trustee Tim Lucas said. Ward said the village is overcrowded with myriad yellow and white passenger unloading spaces and areas posting conflicting signs. He called for trustees and locals to probe the permit process restaurants use while applying for the valet spots. “It’s obvious there’s a lot that needs to be changed,” Ward said. “The white curb for passenger valet unloading and loading is the same as yellow. Eliminate the yellow and make them the same.” “A boss of mine once said, ‘Get rid of everything and then bring it back,’” LJCPA President Joe LaCava said. Trustees did not vote on the

parking plan during the April meeting. “There’s a lot of one hand not knowing what the other hand was doing,” LJCPA trustee Darcy Ashley said. “It could [end up] like hopscotch where every other business has a passenger loading zone.” “The issue is that we’re going to get La Jolla to agree on something,” LaCava said. “The issue of how do valet permits get issued and paid for — that issue needs to be addressed,” Ward said. For more information about LJCPA, or to view the rainbow curb survey, visit www.lajollacpa.org. ■

Dr. Myron Tweed is the new music director at La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd.





Compromise budget passed by Legislature Hard work on state’s budget reform and economy lies ahead tressed Californians. Budget solutions crafted in negotiations between Democrats, Republicans and the governor reflect the state’s nearly $42 billion shortfall and the nation’s grim economic reality. There isn’t much to like in this budget and there is a lot all sides have to learn to live with until the economy improves, but dealing with the budget is an essential step to addressing these other economic issues. In a surprising move, the California Chamber of Commerce, the state’s premier advocate for business interests, came out in support of the plan, acknowledging that a combination of cuts and revenues will be necessary to save the state from a fiscal meltdown. That shows you the severity of our budget situation and its effect on the entire economy. I believe we have prevented the worst from happening – the complete debilitation of state government with dire consequences for the rest of the state’s economy. Now our work begins to create jobs, reform the budget process and keep people in their homes.


fter several weeks of painful negotiations, fiery speechmaking, a GOP leadership coup and all-night legislative sessions, the California State Legislature passed a budget on Feb. 19. The budget includes $41 billion in solutions that address the current-year shortfall and enacts the 200910 budget four months early. It includes $15.12 billion in expenditure reductions, including more than $13 billion in cuts, $14.4 billion in taxes, and $11.9 billion in borrowing. This formula may change pending the state’s tax receipts later this spring and whatever the state receives in the federal stimulus money. We have difficult work to do on creating jobs, addressing the foreclosure crisis and jumpstarting the state’s economy, so getting this budget passed and enacted is necessary if we are to move forward on the state’s other pressing needs. If the Legislature hadn’t passed the budget, the state would have halted construction on a number of infrastructure projects resulting in the loss of tens of thousands — Lori Saldaña represents of jobs and the state becoming increasingly unable to provide the 76th Assembly District and serves as the Assembly much-needed assistance to increasing numbers of unem- Speaker Pro Tem. ■ ployed and financially dis-


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Setting the record straight

In an attic, utilized as a stepping stone in a garden or a highly polished artifact in someone’s den?” Fast forward: A few weeks ago In your Thursday, May 20, I read an article on President Lin1999 issue of your newspaper, you published an historical article coln’s 200th birth anniversary by I wrote entitled “The Old Pioneer Carol Olten, La Jolla Historical Society historian, that included a and the Missing Marker.” The colored photograph of the plaque. missing marker was a bronze Dumbfounded, I walked down to plaque that the citizens of La the park to check it out. Jolla cast to observe President There, on a slight rise surLincoln’s 100th birth anniversary, rounded by a wide open green Feb. 13, 1909. The old pioneer, who raised the colors up the new turf, was the plaque securely flagpole that day in Ellen Scripps attached to a granite rock about half the size of a Volkswagen — Park, was Mr. C.M. Close. Mr. Close was a veteran of Gettysburg and about 40 feet from the sidewalk on Coast Boulevard. who sold seashells and curios in Either no one read the article, his shop on Prospect Street. By chance I met a couple of La or those who may have were ignorant of the unintentional Jolla businessmen who showed interest in the marker and the old deviation from historical accuracy. If someone did catch the blunpioneer when I mentioned that der, it was never brought to my the La Jolla Historical Society attention. In the interest of historarchives contained information ical accuracy, I will now hastily on Mr. Close and the marker. We remove all references to the lost then began to speculate if the bronze plaque where they appear marker still existed and where it in the files. might be. One of the merchants said, “I will organize a search of George Silvani Ellen Scripps Park. I know a guy Point Loma who has a metal detector.” A few days later, I got a call from him informing me that the marker is nowhere to be found. It’s lost. I Misinformation on seals then wrote the article utilizing and water quality information in the archives. Under the impression that the A recent letter to the editor marker was lost, I added the fol(“Humans have done our selfish lowing: “Four things can happen best,” Village News, April 2, page to a bronze marker: It can last 8) goes beyond opinion to spread forever; It can get lost; It can be false information. stolen; on the other hand it could The writer states: “…the water be recycled. If it survived the La in the Children’s Pool is much the Jolla patriotic scrap drives of same as the water in La Jolla World War II, it may still exist Cove, along The Shores, at Pacific somewhere. Is it still buried Beach, and indeed at Birdrock under the grass of Scripps Park: [sic].” This statement is blatantly





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Correction The story “Ethologist Dawkins will receive Nierenberg Prize” in last week’s paper (page 1) mistakenly called Dawkins a science fiction author. He is a science writer, evolutionary biologist and ethologist. false, as evidenced by findings of the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health. In 1994, the DEH closed the Children’s Pool beach due to high fecal coliform levels. In 1997, DNA studies confirmed that the high fecal coliform levels were due to the seals. (None of the other beaches cited have this high and constant level of fecal coliform contamination, and virtually none that is attributable to seals.) The only thing that has changed since these studies were done is a significant increase in the number of seals at the Children’s Pool, each of which produces still more fecal coliform bacteria. The writer further states that “the water in the pool is completely changed twice a day by tides and almost continually being flushed by surf and shore currents.” In fact, a combination of natural topography, augmented by the breakwater jetty that created the Children’s Pool, prevents this from happening. Simple observation will confirm this fact, which is reinforced by scientific evidence on the public record. SEE LETTERS, Page 11

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INSIDE LA JOLLA 11 Financial giant Richard Russell honored THURSDAY · APRIL 9, 2009 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS

OBITUARY Bonny Read Knight, 52; artist, model Bonny Read Knight was born June 26, 1956 in Pasadena, Calif., and died March 17 in San Diego. She was the loving daughter of the late Harry Wilcox Read and Mariam Duenisch Read. Bonny, a true southern California lady, loved the ocean, the beach and sailing. She attended public schools in San Marcos, graduated with honors from La Jolla High School in 1974 and received her bachelor’s degree in art from UC Santa Barbara. She was a restaurateur and professional model. She was athletic, played tennis and badminton and skied. She was a true artist and enjoyed painting, drawing, music and dance. Bonny was gifted at taking something beautiful and making it more beautiful. She would creatively arrange fresh-clipped roses from the garden into dramatic bouquets. Bonny is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Knight of San Diego; her son, Bryant Knight of Los Angeles; a sister, Melissa Ross of Escondido; a brother, Larry Read from Canyon Lake, Texas; a niece and several nephews and cousins. She tenderly loved her babies and was devoted to inspiring them to be true to themselves and develop their own creative talents. She was proud of her children. She was fondly called Bon. She lived life to its fullest, enjoyed entertaining and was a gracious and generous hostess. Her presence would create the party and her laughter the music. Bonny’s own words, “I’m a fool and I’ll always be, but I’ve got a dream!” Her family and friends would agree that Bonny definitely lived her dreams. She told those she loved “always remember to smile” and “open your eyes to


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La Jollan Richard Russell has been writing and publishing the Dow Theory Letters for more than half a century, beginning in 1958 when it was first published by Barron’s. Since that date he has never missed an issue. It is the longest newsletter service continuously published by one person in the investment business. He continues voracious reading, commencing at 3 a.m., devouring dozens of publications to produce his now e-letter full of news on the monetary markets plus whatever interests him that day. He is a business hero to approximately 10,000 subscribers. More than 450 people attended a dinner celebration honoring Russell’s 84th birthday last Saturday night, April 4, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. The event was covered by CNN and other syndications. This tribute, sponsored and coordinated primarily by John Mauldin, with seven business associates, was attended by 35 news writers, many of whom Russell helped or encouraged. Several expressed gratitude to their mentor.

People came from a dozen countries, as well as a representative for almost every state in the Union. Very few in this profession have been honored by so many. Excerpts from the 30 years of his writings, including the Elliott Wave theory, were presented by Mark Skousen, another Richard Russell (left) with John Mauldin, who orgaauthor, who also nized Russell’s 84th birthday celebration April 4. asked the audience to write their comments in the well as an aficionado of Harley Davidson motorcycles and is an Bible-size book. Russell was the first writer to expert grower of exotic succulent recommend gold stocks in 1960. cacti plants. He seems to do everyHe called the top of this market in thing with a passion. One quote from a longtime 1966, as well as the bottom of a bear market in 1974 almost to the reader: “Richard is considered to day, thus predicting the new bull- be one of those true innate market geniuses that have simply forgotmarket in the Dow. The background of this Renais- ten more than most of us will ever sance man is impressive. He lived know, except I am not certain he through the Depression, “saw has forgotten anything. His daily Babe Ruth hit a home run,” was letter is loaded with references an Air Force bombardier during and wisdom from the past and World War II, is a big jazz fan as gives us a guide to the future.” ■




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Wolfie at the door It was an absolutely perfect afternoon, the kind for which La Jolla is famous, featuring gentle breezes, lovely skies and the sounds of crashing waves. Finally spring has sprung, and the afternoon sponsored by Mainly Mozart’s Club Amadeus drew record numbers to Victor Fargo’s home, perched on a rise overlooking all that glory. Volunteers kept bringing folding chairs into the room where the concert was held until they overflowed almost into the kitchen. Among the familiar faces were Reinette and Marvin Levine, who time their trips so well that they are always in attendance at M.M. events as well as the San Diego Youth Symphony, two of their special favorites. They were just back from an Asian cruise and headed next for Israel. Vern Aguirre mentioned how shocked he was to learn that the friend he had spent so much time with one recent evening had been killed by a drunk driver on his way home. On an upbeat note, the two young ladies who performed at the afternoon concert were both prodigies; one started at age 3, the other at 4. They’ve learned their lessons well.








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Lyric Opera delivers endless variations on the waltz in Oscar Strauss’ “A Waltz Dream,” through April 12 at the Birch North Park Theatre. It’s “The Merry Widow,” “The Chocolate Soldier,” “The Great Waltz” and (later) “The Sound of Music” all rolled into one. “A Waltz Dream,” which played on Broadway in 1908, is heard in Adrian Ross’ translation of the original Viennese book. The story may seem silly to modern American tastes, but the show is all about the waltz and romance. All the production lacks is some real Viennese schmaltz, musically and dramatically (think Beverly Sills’ interpolation of “Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss” when she performed “The Merry Widow” at San Diego Opera in 1977). Nonetheless, Lyric Opera’s production has much to offer, scoring big in the comedy department. Under the baton of Leon Natker, the orchestra plays the largely neglected score admirably. The title might be “The Case of the Reluctant Bridegroom.” In the fictional state of Flausenthurn, King Joachim (baritone Walter Dumelle) has just married off his daughter, Princess Helene (soprano Laura Parker), to a commoner, Lt. Niki (tenor Chad Hilligus) of the Vienna Hussars. In reality, Niki’s been swept off his feet, and when it comes to his marital obligations as prince consort, he’d much rather be in Vienna, thank you. Niki runs off with his pal, Lt. Montschi (baritone Christopher Johnstone), into the woods, where the entertainment is the all-female Prater Swallows orchestra. Both military men promptly fall in love with the orchestra’s Viennese conductor, Franzi, played by Stacey Stofferahn, remembered as Hanna in Lyric Opera’s 2006 “Merry Widow.” Lady Frederica (mezzo Pamela Laurent) saves the situation by enlisting Franzi’s aid, and everyone is suitably paired by the time the curtain falls two acts, many ensembles, duets and arias later. With her warm, well-produced voice, Stofferahn cuts a swath musically, very nearly transporting one to Vienna. The comedy awards go to DuMelle as the incompetent king and baritone Geno Carr as the pompous, equally inept Count Lothar. Carr has an engaging voice, commanding officiousness and excellent physicality. His sinking falls are gems. The scenes between king and count lift the ponderous proceedings considerably. Their

unions alike. Protestors, actors and potential attendees marched to an alternate How appropriate — anoth- theater and the actors coner agitprop stage work in the tributed music and lines from midst of serious economic their seats, so as not to ruin concerns. One wonders if any their union status. other city in the USA, per Tim Robbins’ 1999 film capita, has seen so many. titled “Cradle Will Rock” relates this historical aspect. Recalling the most recent of The musical, as presented by these, San Diego Repertory Stone Soup, directed by LindTheatre and the Old Globe sey Duoos Gearhart with an just closed fine productions, respectively, of Bertolt Brecht ensemble of 12 stalwarts of wildly varying vocal and actand Kurt Weill’s “Threepening competency, most in mulny Opera” and Stephen tiple roles, is only partially Schwartz’s “Working,” both of which pay respects to hard heard in the film. Rife with Blitzstein’s spiky work, honest or not, and alongside that celebration of and difficult music, his torrent of words and lyrics, the the common worker lambaste corporate and business piece is challenging and nearly intelligible, at least to interests and practices that may be uncaring at best and ears accustomed to listening intently. Others complained corrupt at worst. the task was too much. This Now along comes a prois not a relaxing, escapist duction and a theater comevening in the theater, but it pany that puts its money is a piece of history as well as where its mouth is: Stone Soup Theatre, in residence at a piece of theatrical history, and therefore important. 10th Avenue Theatre (930 Even though the Great 10th near Broadway), in the Depression is waning, the heart of a downtown pocket prostitute still sells her body as-yet unredeemed and for next to nothing, and ungentrified, presents Marc there’s a metaphor for many, Blitzstein’s 1937 play in willing to do anything to music “The Cradle Will advance themselves or put Rock.” In keeping with the food on the table. Corporate times, all comers pay what greed is rife in the land. The they can at the door and the citizens of a steel-manufacmore affluent, in need of an turing town confront corrupassured seat, pay $25 in tion, which is everywhere in advance, online only. Blitzstein, an early transla- a society that’s pretty much in the pocket of Mr. Mister, tor of “The Threepenny Opera” from its original Ger- owner of the local steel mill. man to English, was inspired He’s got his finger on the by Brecht’s work to write his pulse of the press, the priest, the druggist, the immigrants own revolutionary work. and the prostitute. He blows Sponsored by the Works up or hires a hit on anything Progress Administration’s Federal Theatre Project, pro- or anyone that gets in his way. duced by John Houseman One man chooses to fight and directed by Orson Welles Mr. Mister by lobbying for — needless to say those two did not always see eye to eye union shops. That is Larry Foreman, forcefully por— “The Cradle Will Rock” was barred from opening by trayed by Christopher T Miller. Other company standgovernment committee and BY CHARLENE BALDRIDGE


Stacey Stofferahn and Christoper Johnstone in Lyric Opera’s “A Waltz Dream.”

diction is excellent. Sadly, the same cannot be said for all. Johnstone’s persuasive performance as Montschi is enjoyable. Extremely handsome, tall and dark, he has an ingratiating baritone and marvelous way of carrying himself. Musically, his duets “A Dream Waltz” with Hilligus, and “Piccolo, Piccolo” with Stofferahn, are highlights indeed. Hilligus never sinks from the vocal “mask,” singing his role’s high tessitura easily. Some may find this far-forward vocal production tiresome, but it is not unpleasant and always reliable. Similarly, Parker’s high, light coloratura is rife with vibrato, which some may find tedious as well; all is within reach save the ill-advised high note in the Act III closing ensemble. The leads are pleasant to watch despite the production’s mixed bag of peasant, military and court costumes. This listener’s favorite line is “Life is unpleasant, especially if you’re a peasant.” Sadly, this genre, so delightfully spoofed in “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” is an excursion down memory lane, way past its use-by date. Remaining performances of “A Waltz Dream” are 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Birch North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave., San Diego. For tickets ($30-$50), visit www.lyricoperasandiego.org or call (619) 239-8836. ■

Katie Haroff is Moll the prostitute in Stone Soup’s “The Cradle Will Rock.”

outs include Calah Beck as the Editor Daily, Andy Collins as the Druggist, Sarah Michelle Cuc as Mrs. Mister, Brett Daniels as Mr. Mister, Katie Harroff as Moll the prostitute and Bryan Curtiss White as Rev. Salvation. Other ensemble members are Tom Doyle, Amy Northcutt, Doug Shattuck, Anthony Simone and Billy Thompson. The impressive Thompson is musical director. Gearhart created the scenic ambience, which comprises a platform with chairs at the far end of a rectangular playing area that has seating on three sides. The interesting backdrop comprises newspaper clippings from news media of the historic era. Don’t miss the materials on display in the lobby. Performances continue at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays through April 26. Pay what you can at the door, or obtain $25 advance tickets at www.stonesouptheatre.net. For information, call (619) 287-3065. ■

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La Jolla High frosh skating to success

Bishop’s softball wins Torrey Invitational; LJCD places 4th BY DAVE THOMAS | VILLAGE NEWS


La Jolla may not exactly be known as the figure skating capital of the country, but a pretty good skater calls the area home. Skylar Economy, a freshman at La Jolla High School, has been figure skating for about nine years. According to Economy, it was one day after kindergarten that her mom asked her if she wanted to try to skate because she received a coupon from a magazine for a free skating session. “Right when I got on the ice, I fell in love with the sport,” Economy said. Years later, Economy has turned that love into a sport in which she is winning medals and skating toward even bigger days ahead. Economy is a member of San Diego’s Team del Sol, which recently went to Portland, Maine and captured the bronze medal at the 2009 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships. “We were against the top 12 intermediate teams in the nation and placed third overall,” Economy continued. “Our skate was clean and, overall, a nice way to end the season. Our program was ‘fire’ themed so we had music and choreography that went along with it. We did a fire theme this year because we wanted to do a tribute towards San Diego and everyone affected by the devastating fires that occurred last year.

Our program was fire themed so we had music and choreography that went along with it. SKYLAR ECONOMY FIGURE SKATER

Figure skater Skylar Economy is a freshman at La Jolla High.

Two sisters on our team, Erin and Megan Winslow, their grandparents lost their home; and another girl, Cassie Bishop, lost her own house due to the fires. We wanted to show that we can succeed and work really hard, after a terrible circumstance that affected us all. Not too many other teams we competed against can say that.” Economy noted that Team del Sol held up strong and kept going to practices because of its drive and love for the sport and team. “This last competition was really emotional for a few of the girls because they are going to college next year and they have been on the team even longer than I have,” Economy said. “We wanted to skate for the fire victims, everyone watching, but mostly ourselves and each other. Since there’s 18 people on the team, before competition we always say, ‘18 bodies, one soul’.’’ For Economy, her personal ice

skating schedule consists of waking up at around 4:50 every morning before school and skating for about two hours. She also skates sometimes after school and has a conditioning class every Tuesday for about an hour to build strength and endurance. On the weekends, Economy skates with Team del Sol for about two hours on Saturdays, having to wake up at 3:50 a.m. Then on Sunday, the members skate anywhere between 1 1/2 hours to even 3 1/2 hours. “It’s usually pretty intense practices, especially before competition,” Economy said. “We recently added early morning Tuesday practices where I wake up at around 3 a.m. to skate with the team, then skate individually. Before competitions, I really try to skate more so that I can really practice my program so that I feel SEE SKATING, Page 15

Both The Bishop’s School and La Jolla Country Day (LJCD) School softball teams picked up victories in last week’s fifth annual Torrey Invitational, with the Lady Knights capturing the crown. The Bishop’s School is currently 7-3 with a four-game winning streak. During its four-game streak, the Lady Knights have scored 39 runs while only giving up two. In action last Saturday, Bishop’s beat Canyon Crest Academy 9-2 to win the Torrey Invitational — its first tournament victory in several years. During the tournament, senior pitcher Natalie Camarda averaged more than 10 strikeouts per game with 13 strikeouts in the championship game. In addition, junior catcher Briana Martinez batted .500 with one home run and five RBIs, while junior Gabby Salerno batted .428. In the title game, both freshman

shortstop Alex Mejia and sophomore second baseman Megan Keiffer scored runs. “This past week, we had a total team effort culminating in the Torrey Invitational Tournament championship,” Bishop’s head coach Jim Buechler said. “Not only did we receive contributions from our seniors and juniors including Natalie Camarda, Briana Martinez and Gabby Salerno but also from our sophomores and freshmen as well.” Meantime, La Jolla Country Day School (2-5-1) captured fourth place after losing a close game with Holtville. “In the tournament, Patricia Flathers, Chemayne Shipley, Brittney Dawson and Katie and Megan Woods played very good softball; they all had some great hits and played outstanding defense,” LJCD head coach Corinne Brunn noted. The tournament had teams from Orange County, Imperial County and San Diego County. ■

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winning goal) led the Lady Knights in scoring, while Emily Reit had three assists and Camilla Johnston keyed the game-winning drive. Bishop’s girls lacrosse Sophomore goalie Dana Christionscores wins son had nine saves, with a huge The Bishop’s School girls save coming with one minute to go lacrosse team scored a pair of wins in the game. On defense, Ali Bishop had eight last week, topping San Dieguito key turnovers and Jameson KearAcademy (9-8) and Helix (15-5). In the win over SDA, Megan Murray and Elyse Tierney (gameSEE BRIEFS, Page 15

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La Jolla, Bishop’s golfers take swing toward wins BY DAVE THOMAS | VILLAGE NEWS

Brian John, Brian Boermester, Joshua Blevins, Varun Rau and Emil Jaboori. At The Bishop’s School, head coach Billy Subang and the Knights is coming off a 2-11 season, going 0-8 in league play. “We hope that our seniors will give us leadership towards are younger players,” Subang commented. “We are hoping to finish third in our five-team league and win over 50 percent of our matches this year.” In a recent 207-240 loss to Canyon Crest Academy, Bishop’s (2-4 this season) was led by Pieter Stougaard’s 41, followed by Barry Moores 46, Spencer Bisbas 49, Steven Schoelen 51 and David Cohn 53.

Local scholastic golfers have been off and swinging as the season recently started up. At La Jolla High, head coach Allen Merryman had the Vikings sitting at 4-4 following recent play. The team has defeated Mission Bay, Crawford, La Jolla Country Day and University City, with loses against Torrey Pines, Saints, Scripps Ranch and Francis Parker. “Our losses were devastating since we feel like we should have won two, but that’s golf and that’s why I tell them every stroke counts,” Merryman said. “We hope things begin to bounce back our way on some of the breaks we’ve been getting.” Key players to date have includ— Editor’s note: La Jolla Country ed number one player and team captain Dylan Jackson, along with Day School did not respond prior Ikaika Velasco, Nick Johnson, to press time for this article. ■ Kevin Mulvihill, Austin Vincent,


confident. It’s really hard and sometimes I will get tired of it and want to be a ‘normal’ teenager and sleep in on the weekends and not have to wake up extra early before school.” On days where Economy may want to sleep in, she reminds herself about how much ice skating means to her and all of the lessons she has learned from it.

“It’s a great sport to make friendships with people that share the same interests as you, and they actually get that you wake up at 4 a.m. for a reason and it’s not just because it’s a sport,” Economy points out. While Team del Sol has finished for this season, Economy’s individual skating season has just begun. This month, she will compete for the first time in a higher level at “Skate la Grande” and the La Jolla Open as well. Economy, who said she has


ney led the team in ground balls. In the win over Helix, Murray and Sophia Muller each had goals, with Tierney scoring three. Kathryn Macleod turned in a strong game with three assists. Muller was the leader in draw control for Bishop’s (6-2), while Bianca Pham and Lia Sagerman led the team in ground balls.


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“Young Cubans don’t have any loyalty to the revolution,” Boza told a Miami newspaper. “We simply don’t want to stay there because we see no future… and I’m not daunted by the current economic crisis because in Cuba we were born in and have always lived in crisis.” ■

Cuban TV tech defects during baseball classic Yuri Boza, a Cuban broadcast television technician assigned to help cover his country’s performance in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, defected in San Diego on Friday, March 13 to seek political asylum in the United States. In an interview with a Miami TV station, Boza said he made the decision to defect when he learned he’d be traveling internationally to work on the games. Cuba’s victory over Australia assured the team’s visit to San always looked up to two-time Olympic bronze and silver medalist Michelle Kwan, treks each summer to Ice Castle in Lake Arrowhead. It is a training center where the top skaters like Mao Asada from Japan and Jeffery Buttle practice. “Michelle Kwan used to skate there when she still competed, and I take lessons from her coach,” Economy said. Obviously all the lessons Economy has taken are paying off as she skates her way toward success and fun on the ice. ■



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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2009 VOL. 14, NO. 23

Surf Fest will wave hello to summer fun BY ANTHONY GENTILE | VILLAGE NEWS

For many, it’s never too early to celebrate surf season. The Point Loma Boardroom will host the annual Spring Surf Fest on Saturday, April 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Liberty Station Marketplace. “It’s a surfing celebration to give back to the community and celebrate our surf shop and the Liberty Station Marketplace (as a whole),” said Nate Cintas, Point Loma Boardroom owner. The Spring Surf Fest will fea-

FEAST FOR THE SENSES Musician Luke Koontz supplies atmosphere for visitors to the Peter Lik Gallery during La Jolla’s First Friday Art Walk on April 3. Fifteen Village galleries stayed open until 9 p.m. and welcomed Art Walk participants with refreshments VILLAGE NEWS | DON BALCH and music, surrounded by stunning artworks and photographs.

As the Pads launch a new era, another franchise celebrates BY MARTIN JONES WESTLIN | VILLAGE NEWS

You can all come out now. Seriously. The recession — the bane of this country’s existence since the fall of 2007, the many-headed monster that’s fueled such anger at the business sector’s crimes against humanity — has run its course. The conclusive proof isn’t in the recent gains on Wall Street or the big jump in February housing starts. It has its genesis, of all places, at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. Jeff Moorad, the new Padres CEO and central figure in

the club’s much-anticipated turnaround, has pledged that affordability, even in these bleak fiscal times, will become the cornerstone of the local baseball experience. Scott Kaplan thinks this is an “extremely cool” thing. He said so on his March 27 radio show, the day after the Padres introduced Moorad to the outside world at a press conference. His enthusiasm echoed Moorad’s in its infectiousness — if he’s this jazzed about the new era taking shape in the East Village, imagine his delight when the recession

finally does take its leave. But first things first. The Padres’ 40th campaign happens to coincide with the eighth anniversary of “The Scott & BR Show,” marked April 1 at downtown’s The Tilted Kilt sports pub. It’s not like many kilts were tilting at that point — the program airs on AM’s XEPRS, branded locally as “XX 1090,” from 5 to 9 a.m. But from the sounds of things, Kaplan and partner Billy Ray Smith didn’t seem to notice, much less balk at the early hour. Padres SEE NEW ERA, Page B·6


Woman continues to hold charity events BY ALYSSA RAMOS | VILLAGE NEWS


ture live entertainment, free food, a fashion show and raffle prizes. The event is free and open to all. “It’s an annual event where we celebrate the coming of summer,” said Liberty Station event manager Bridget Wear. “It’s a great evening for people to come down with their kids, enjoy great music and celebrate living in Point Loma.” The event will start at 3 p.m. with authentic Hawaiian dancers

A woman accused last summer of throwing a benefit fashion show and silent auction in La Jolla and then skipping out with goods before paying the charity recently held a similar event in San Diego. Vanessa Sweatte of Sweatte Productions allegedly bilked La Jollans, local merchants, fashion designers and a New York children’s charity called Kids in Distressed Situations (KIDS) of funds and goods in July 2008 after producing Fashionably Lounging at Prospect Bar & Lounge, with merchandise provided through La Jolla merchants. Sweatte allegedly left with some gifts and one-of-a-kind clothing, the show’s designers said. And KIDS representatives

said they never received a cent. Now, representatives from the Lupus Foundation — the charity Sweatte said was beneficiary of a Feb. 21 event at Catamaran Resort Hotel called Fashion by the Bay — say they are waiting for Sweatte to return their calls. “There was a signed agreement between our office in California and Miss Sweatte,” said the Lupus Foundation’s Maggie Maloney. Maloney said she contacted representatives from San Diego’s Catamaran Resort Hotel regarding the charity event. Amber Kelly, catering manager for the Catamaran Resort Hotel, coordinated Fashion by the Bay. “[Sweatte’s] numbers were lower than she expected. She had families and friends who SEE CHARITY, Page B·3


Plastic is not always fantastic like diamonds, are forever. Globally, 230 Mr. McGuire: I want to say one million pounds word to you. Just one word. or so of plastic Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? are produced each year, most Benjamin: Yes, I am. of it discarded Mr. McGuire: Plastics. at some point, Benjamin: Just how do you so it’s not surmean that, sir? prising that plastics have been found on every beach in North When Mr. McGuire told BenAmerica in the guise of water botjamin in the movie “The Graduate” (1967) that plastics were the tles, bottle caps, plastic bags and future, he had no idea how perva- on and on. Most trash I find while scuba sive his claim would be. Plastics, BY JUDITH LEA GARFIELD

diving is petroleum based. I find Band-Aids, disposable diapers, fishing line (in the Ecological Reserve!), a computer system (believe it!) and lots of surf wax. The overwhelming plastic waste includes credit-card room keys, children’s toys, CDs, flip-flops and sunglasses. Plastic may never disappear, but it does disintegrate, and then it creates new problems. Plastic bits that can only be seen under a microscope lens may persist in the ocean for hundreds © 2009 JUDITH LEA GARFIELD

SEE PLASTIC, Page B·2 Visa: it’s everywhere you want it to be and even where you don’t.





or even thousands of years. In the Central North Pacific, home of the so-called “Giant Garbage Patch,” plastic specks outweigh zooplankton (small or microscopic animals in the form of adults, larvae and eggs that drift in the ocean) by 6 to 1. Zooplankton make up the next generation of fish and invertebrates or may end up as food for various marine species like fish and seabirds. These critters unknowingly ingest the plastic or chemicals released from plastic along with the zooplankton. According to an article in the journal Environmental Science & Technology (K. Betts, 2008), the amount of plastic decomposing in the ocean may be a long-term problem for marine food webs. Larger plastic debris mostly floats on the surface, but microscopicsize plastic (microplastic) particles waft through the water and may settle on the seafloor. Dense areas of such decomposing microplastic have been shown to hold PCB concentrations more than a million times greater than that of the surrounding water. Mussels, which filter food out of the water, collect microplastics in their digestive tracts. Common marine worms, animals that burrow into the mud bottom, also build up microplastics that settle in sedi-

I didn’t collect plastic bottle caps to make this picture. This is how I found them, and it’s a fraction of what can be found on almost any beach. It only took a month of scuba diving in the La Jolla submarine canyon to collect this pile of surf wax (lower right), yet another petroleum product (like plastic) that © 2009 JUDITH LEA GARFIELD leaches chemicals into the ocean.

ments where the worms make their homes. Whatever the debris, there is one certain connection — people. Most plastic comes from land: storm drains and sewers, picnickers, beachgoers, fishers, aftereffects of waterside sporting events, lawns, parking lots, streets and boating gear, for a short list. It starts with us, and it returns to haunt us. Here’s an example: In a simple chain reaction, zooplankton consume toxins and, in turn, are eaten by anchovies, which are, in turn, preyed upon by yellowfin tuna, which, in turn,

know if Benjamin took Mr. McGuire’s advice, but we do know it took more than a village to create today’s crisis, and it’s up to us to find our way out of the plastic bag in which we’ve put ourselves. No matter who you are, you can make a difference! Participate in local cleanups (listed in the paper for Earth Day) or do your own. It’s a real eyeopener. Keep cloth bags in your car. Forget your bag? Do you really need a plastic bag for your one or two purchased items? Avoid plastics that don’t have a “1” or “2” printed in the triangle as they are not collected by city recycling. Set an example for your children. What we do today will

determine their future. Become an ocean steward. Several laws regulate litter and debris but they do not guarantee everyone complies. If you see a plastic bag or other trash on the ground, pick it up and secure it in a container. That’s what you would do on your property, so expand your ownership boundaries to include all outdoor spaces.

“You can meet the guys behind the name,” Cintas said. Raffle prizes will be given away throughout the event. Cintas said prizes from his shop include apparel, sunglasses and jewelry. “Most of the tenants here will offer raffle prizes,” Cintas said. “I will also have my models giving away promo gear throughout the day.” While enjoying the entertainment, fun seekers will also have the chance to dine on food from some of Liberty Station’s restaurants. Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza will sell pizza by the slice during the event and will give away free slices from 3 to 4 p.m. Panera Bread will provide free drinks and Starbucks will offer free cookies. “Everybody’s getting involved and they all want to be part of the celebration of the coming of summer,” Wear said. The Point Loma Boardroom is located at 2445 Truxtun Road, Suite 108, between Panera Bread and Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza. Cintas, who was born and raised in Point Loma, opened the Point Loma Boardroom 3 1/2 years ago. He decided to start a surf shop after working as a commercial fisherman for 18 years.

“I’ve always been really passionate about surfing,” Cintas said. “My two older brothers encouraged me to follow my passion.” The Point Loma Boardroom sells high-end surf, skate and snowboarding gear and merchandise. This also includes the apparel Cintas himself designed. “We’re like a surf boutique,” Cintas said. Cintas said what makes his shop different from a chain is that making sales is not his top priority. Surfing is his passion and he approaches business that way. “You meet the owner and I actually surf,” Cintas said. “I enjoy meeting people and sharing my wisdom of surfing with people. It’s very much relational. It’s not about the sale.” The Point Loma Boardroom moved to Liberty Station two years ago. Cintas said he is happy with the location. “It is an amazing atmosphere. It’s a great, family-oriented situation,” Cintas said. Cintas said he came across the location almost by accident. “I stumbled upon the building that I am in,” Cintas said. “It was an old military bathroom in the 1930s. Now it’s a free-standing surf shack.” I

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and music. The dancers are one of three acts that will provide entertainment throughout the festival. Following the Hawaiian dancers will be a 90-minute performance by the Blonde Brothers, a local teenage trio from Sunset Cliffs. “They’re really rad,” Cintas said. “It’s three kids under the age of 15 that just start jamming (guitarist Carlos) Santana and the Allman Brothers. It’s classic.” The entertainment will conclude with the Lomatones performing from 6 to 8 p.m. The area dance band specializes in classic rock. The Point Loma Boardroom will also be putting on a fashion show during the event. The fashion show will showcase “Olivia,” a new spring line that Cintas designed. “It’s a beautiful line of women’s clothing from Indonesia,” Cintas said. “We even make the fabrics from scratch.” Wetsuit manufacturer Matuse and skate company Sector 9 will have representatives at the Spring Surf Fest, providing discounts on merchandise. Festivalgoers will also get a chance to meet professional riders from both companies.

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Daniels said her sister provided clothing for the fashion portion. Sweatte promised each company placement inside Fashion by the Bay’s print program, which she never printed, according to Kelly. “In the beginning, she says she is going to create a program to give to people and she’s going to hand it to people at the door,” Kelly said. “But she didn’t because she said she didn’t get enough sponsorship.” According to Daniels, Sweatte also promised the designers a DVD of the show. “There was supposed to be a program with all the designers’ info and a CD at the end of the show or sometime after it was over,” Daniels said. “Every designer was supposed to get a professional CD with models wearing their stuff.” Kelly and Daniels said they began to worry about one week before the event. Daniels, who owns the Statewide Seating staging company with her family, said she contacted Sweatte regarding the event and thought her sister would benefit by showcasing her designs, she said. “I had a very bad feeling… I’ve been dealing with special events a long time — normally they don’t contact you a few days before,” Daniels said. “This is not like any special event I’ve ever worked on. If you’re coordinating the event, you have your thumb on everything.” Daniels said she continued to provide staging for the show. “I didn’t want to do the project, but everyone here thought we should do it, so we said we’d do it,” Daniels said. After a string of mishaps,

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It’s not uncommon for fashion shows to run late, but she was pushing everything back ... AMBER KELLY CATAMARAN

Vanessa Sweatte, seen in a photo from her website, staged a fashion show in La Jolla last July that was presented as a charity benefit for Kids In Distressed Situations. The charity said it never received a cent. Sweatte organized another fashion show Feb. 21 at the Catamaran that purportedly was to benefit the Lupus Foundation.

Daniels said she didn’t feel right leaving her sister’s silk clothing unattended, so she decided to pull the clothing from the show. “Someone else in the family brought the dresses, and I said, ‘If you’re not comfortable leaving them there, then it’s better not to,’” Daniels said. According to Kelly, the Catamaran donated the hotel’s ballroom and seating for the benefit. “The week prior, up until that point, there was nothing she was doing wrong since nobody was paying for the event,” Kelly said. Then, Kelly said she was told about Sweatte’s past event history and confronted Sweatte during the dress rehearsal. “The story written about her got forwarded to me,” Kelly said. “We had a sitting a week prior, so I asked her who her contact was at the Lupus Foundation and that she

should contact them to make sure they were on board.” Sweatte didn’t seem to “waver at all and we went on with the fitting,” Kelly said. Kelly said Sweatte was disorganized and showed up late to rehearsals but didn’t falter until the event. “There was no run-through with sound or I would have known there was no sound. It’s not uncommon for fashion shows to run late, but she was pushing everything back, and that’s what got the designers upset,” Kelly said. “Then she had a quick silent auction and took a five-minute break. One of the designers pulled out and the rest went with her.” According to Kelly, after a model announced there wouldn’t be a fashion show, “The girl working registration handed everybody their money back.” How much money did Sweatte raise for the Lupus Foundation? According to Maloney, Sweatte signed a contract promising she would hand over 100 percent of the event’s proceeds to the organization. “She shouldn’t be making any money off this,” Maloney said. “If she were able to provide an


accounting of her expenses she incurred, such as gas, then she could deduct that.” According to Sweatte’s electronic invitation, she asked businesses to donate from $25 to $500 in advance. In return, donors would receive their business logo inside the event’s program. Sweatte charged $25 at the door but she allegedly never printed or dispersed programs. Kelly said about 100 people attended Fashion by the Bay, including the silent auction. But February’s event wasn’t the first time Sweatte threw a charity bash and then allegedly disappeared. In addition to the July 19, 2008 La Jolla fashion show and silent auction Sweatte held at Prospect Bar & Lounge for KIDS, Sweatte hosted a benefit at the FleetWood nightclub in downtown San Diego in January 2008, said Fleetwood owner Aaron Phillips. Sweatte claimed the Fleetwood event would benefit Children’s Hospital, Phillips said. “We still have a check she forged for all the models. It was supposed to be for a charity, but the charity didn’t know about it,” Phillips said in a previous interview. Meanwhile, Maloney said the Lupus Foundation will investigate Sweatte’s event. “We may or may not decide to reach out to these other groups [affected by Fashion by the Bay],” Maloney said. “I think at this point, we haven’t made a decision on [legal action]. We need to wait and see what happens. “Nonprofits count on these events for fund-raising. It’s a shame that events like these can tarnish good works that so many people are doing.” I




Simplifying life: tired of all the ‘shoulds’ BY NATASHA JOSEFOWITZ, PH.D.


ate Woods, a well-known Realtor in the La Jolla community, has recently joined Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage La Jolla office. Woods brings with her 24 years of residential real estate and investment property sales experience. Woods currently manages the Leasing & Property Management Services Department for the office. She provides management services for short term, long term and seasonal rentals in La Jolla and the surrounding coastal communities. “There is a need for professional rental and property management in La Jolla and Kate brings tremendous experience and a great skill set to this part of the business,” says Branch Manager, Jeff Nunn. Kate is a long-time resident of La Jolla and enjoys sharing her knowledge of the community with her clients. “I love finding homes for people whether it’s a lease or a sale,” says Woods. “Many of my clients know they can share their life changes with me because I am always there to listen.” In 1999, Woods was honored with the coveted McNaughtDavis Award, given by the La Jolla Real Estate Broker’s Association (REBA). The award is given to the member who most embodies personal integrity, community activity, and service to the real estate profession. In her spare time, Woods enjoys relaxing at the family’s mountain home on Palomar Mountain with their border collie. She was a past board member of Soroptimist International of La Jolla and the Howell Circle, under the Doris A. Howell Foundation for women’s health, research and education. To contact Kate Woods, please call 858-525-2510 or email her at Kate@KateWoodsrealtor.com

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If you read newspapers and magazines, watch TV ads and listen to advice from friends and family, then there are probably too many “shoulds” in your life. These are some of mine — I’m working at reducing some, eliminating others. I should do power walks, swinging my arms to burn extra calories, or use a treadmill so that I maintain my cardiovascular efficiency. I should be working out with weights for strength training so that I can carry my grocery bags I should do tai chi or yoga in order to be flexible and prevent falls. I should eat right — less sugar, less salt, less fat, less caffeine, less red meat — which more often than not results in less taste. So even if I don’t live longer it sure will seem longer. I should floss and drink enough water to stay hydrated. I should get regular check-ups and sleep six to eight hours a night. I should be environmentally responsible and not throw a cherry pit out of the car window. I should be politically aware and read even the boring stuff about the economic policies of foreign countries. I should be financially prudent and not invest in the latest excitingsounding research my friends are all talking about. I should clean out my closet and give away all those clothes I’ve held onto for the past ten years but that may fit again after I lose weight (I plan to do this for sure every morning as I wake up, but it gets post-

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meaningful life, be there for others while taking time for myself. I should not care what others think about the way I look, sound or live my life. I should be true to myself and do the necessary in terms of my values but also do the fun and pleasurable things to boost my immune system. I should find something challenging to do, such as learning new programs on my computer, in order to increase the number of neurons in my brain, which will decrease my chances of getting Alzheimer’s. I should do crossword puzzles and play word games to keep stimulating my brain in order to make new synaptic connections. I should refocus, regroup and send reaffirming messages to my brain that I’m confident, peaceful and happy. And finally, I should be confident, peaceful and happy instead of anxious, exhausted and running in circles. So, now it is your turn. First, list all your “shoulds.” Then think of the following categories: 1. Enhances my life. 2. Gives meaning or pleasure. 3. Detracts from my life. 4. Is a burden but necessary. 5. Is a carryover from earlier life injunctions from parents, teachers, religious leaders or other authority figures and therefore dispensable. 6. Neither enhances nor detracts, so do it only if there is extra time and energy and it provides benefit. Doing the above exercise falls under the category of simplifying one’s life. Getting rid of some of your “shoulds” may just save you from being anxious, exhausted and running in circles. I

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poned by lunchtime). I should throw out all those files that I will never need again until the day after I have thrown them out. I should meditate every day even though I’d rather do anything else. I should see my friends more often because I believe that friendships should be nurtured, and at the same time spend quiet evenings at home because time alone is necessary for refueling. I should go to the opera, the theater, the symphony, the chambermusic series, the museum openings, the fund-raisers; sit on boards; attend committee meetings; and still have time for friends and family. I should read Consumer Reports, National Geographic, the Harvard Health Letter, the Tufts Nutrition Letter, Newsweek, Time, Psychology Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the UnionTribune plus have time for the latest novel. I should e-mail the grandchildren on a regular basis, call the children every weekend, visit sick friends, go to all the weddings, baby namings, anniversaries, birthday parties, celebrations and outings and have quality time with my husband. I should be wearing the latest fashions; have a good haircut, polished nails; and be thin with good muscle tone, a washboard stomach and buns of steel; while being committed to the simple values that give meaning to life. I should reprioritize my life, rethink my goals and objectives and make sure that I’m on track. I should be productive, lead a

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New films show diversity, international flavor liked that one. But this new film is about a hermit called a hikikimori in Japanese, or one who never We’re beginning to see the leaves his house. When a pizza release of more films for the delivery girl comes to the door, a spring season. Many films are huge earthquake hits Tokyo and now out there in theaters, and tumbles them into a strange relahere are a few that can be seen. tionship because she, too, is a “Tokyo” is the work of three hikikimori and dresses like a directors, each seemingly verging stylish robot. We’ve met a few on the edge of psychosis. hermits in our lives, but these two Michel Gondry was born in Vermisfits take the cake. The trio of sailles and apparently was influfilms is like trying to solve a enced by the grandiosity of that Sudoku puzzle using no numbers. magnificent palace town. He’s the Liberation Entertainment. guy who gave us the incompreActor Paul Rudd should be a big hensible “Eternal Sunshine of the star. He has proven himself to be Spotless Mind” in 2004 and nearan attractive presence in his prely ruined Jim Carrey’s and Kate vious films (“40-Year-Old Virgin”) Winslet’s careers. That film was a and television appearances. He nightmare to figure out, and his hits his stride in the hilarious “Interior Design” segment of comedy “I Love You, Man” for “Tokyo” is equally a puzzler. A director/writer John Hamburg young couple (Ayako Fujitani, Ryo (with Larry Levin). Peter Klaven (Rudd) is about to get married to his dreamboat, Rashida Jones. He’s a successful real estate agent, but to his horror he doesn’t have a male friend close enough to be his best man at the wedding. He sets out on a series of bizarre and funny “man dates” to find a good guy. He meets Sydney (Jason Segal) and immediately bonds with his new buddy. It puts a strain on his fiancée, and Peter must choose between his charming friend and his girl. In funny and awkward situations, it shows what it means to be a friend and why male bonding means so much to guys. The great supporting cast of Jane Curtin, Andy Samberg, J.K. SimComic actor Paul Rudd (front) needs to find a best man for his wedding in the mons, Jon Favreau and Jaime Pressly add more laughs to the PHOTO COURTESY PARAMOUNT PICTURES comedy “I Love You, Man.” BY JAMES COLT HARRISON | VILLAGE NEWS

Kase) relocates to Tokyo. He’s a filmmaker and she has no direction. Her Kafka-esque transformation into a wooden chair is head-scratching. Bring a bottle of aspirin with you to the theater. “Merde” is a naughty word in French, but it perfectly describes this segment of the film. Actor Denis Lavant is directed by Leos Carax as a subterranean creature who talks in gibberish. This fact may have enhanced the film. When put on trial for lobbing hand grenades at the general population, only his lawyer can understand his gutter language. Part three of this mishmash film is “Shaking Tokyo” from Korean director Bong Joon-Ho. His previous film was quite a stunner. A worldwide hit, it was the monster movie “The Host.” I


Robert Downey Jr. (left) and Jamie Foxx star in the upcoming film “The Soloist.”

comedy. Rudd proves himself adept at a comedy line and should go on to more leading-man roles in the future. Paramount Pictures. Let’s take a preview look at “The Soloist,” coming out in late April. Already being touted as one of the best pictures for 2009, the film stars Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, both topnotch actors. Downey plays a journalist who discovers homeless musical genius Nathaniel Ayers (Foxx) living and playing on the streets of L.A. Downey hopes to guide the man back to society. They develop a unique friendship in the process and discover music can have redemptive powers. With Catherine Keener. DreamWorks/ Universal Pictures. “Star Trek” is the highly anticipated newest version of the popular science fiction film. Recast with all newcomers who look like teenagers, we’ll be treated to all the fresh-faced actors and actresses who bear no resem-

blance to William Shatner and all the other original cast members. This time out, handsome young Chris Pine takes Shatner’s role of Captain Kirk and plays it with the confidence of a 22-year-old. The studio propped up Leonard Nimoy for a nostalgic guest appearance to give advice to the wet-behindthe-ears crew. John Cho plays the token Asian, teen Anton Yelchin appears, Winona Ryder is on her best behavior, Eric Bana looks like the Aussie macho guy that he is and Zachary Quinto (“TV’s “The Heroes”) brings his shoe polishblack caterpillar eyebrows to the character of a prepubescent-looking Mr. Spock. If they are going to update the cast, then it’s good to do it with a bevy of youngsters. It only makes this writer feel like a dinosaur, being one of the original “Star Trek” fans. Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Bruce Greenwood, Ben Cross. Paramount Pictures & Spyglass Entertainment. I





broadcast co-anchors Jerry Coleman and Ted Leitner; field manager Bud Black; first baseman Adrian Gonzales; USC football coach Pete Carroll; ex-Charger Junior Seau; the Great Friends band of supporters: Everybody was the focus of a testosterone-driven lovefest, punctuated by trademark sound bites on District 6 Councilwoman Donna Frye’s supposed untruthfulness and one caller’s alleged relationship with a sheep. “You can’t just say ‘sausage in the pocket’ and let the thing go. You have to explain that,” Smith quips to former Chargers quarter-

back Drew Brees, adding that Brees holds a serious grudge for Smith’s role in “ripping your soul out of your body as you had to leave San Diego.” But stuff like that is only a cover. Beneath the fun — and there’s a ton of it every morning — lies a singular commitment to competition as a reflection of the local dialogue. Kaplan and Smith are exemplary ambassadors thereof. For them, sports is as much an art form as great radio itself. Kaplan, the impassioned intellectual. Smith, the extraordinarily affable harlequin. Together eight years in a business legendary for its turnover. The reason lies in the authenticity of the banter and of the men’s backgrounds them-

selves. Both were in sports long before radio called; Kaplan, 39, kicked the daylights out of the football for the University of Pittsburgh, and Smith, 47, is a former Chargers linebacker and a twotime All-American from the University of Arkansas. Their history has its twists and turns — but the keyword is “their,” with both men holding close to their roots in the sporting life. “I don’t think either of us really try to be journalists,” Kaplan told San Diego Downtown News, a sister publication. “There’s a real attitude that seems to come with the notion that ‘I’m a journalist; I know more; I’m more inside and I’m smarter than you are.’ Neither of us really feel that way.”

That trait filters into a sizeable segment of the show’s fan base. “If you’re not a Padres fan or if baseball’s too slow for you,” Kaplan explained, “you may not come [out] for baseball games at night, but you can’t wait to get your dose of Scott and BR in the morning.” The show seeks a demographic of 25- Co-host Billy Ray Smith (left) muzzles Scott Kaplan, to 54-year-old anchor of morning radio’s “The Scott & BR Show.” The males. But while the pair celebrated an unlikely eight years together April 1. program is apparIn any event, XX 1090 hosted a ently successful in that bracket, the overall local sports climate is block party to fete the Padres as they opened their home season another matter. “Because you have only two pro April 6 against them stinkball sports teams here and you don’t Dodgers. The fun ran along J have all four majors [and] you Street between 7th and 10th don’t have [many] folks that are avenues and doesn’t sound like it generational San Diegans,” Kaplan cost all that much — and that’s in said, “this is a sports market that is keeping with Moorad’s initial case just not anywhere near as impas- in point. As he reportedly said dursioned as folks are in other types of ing a conference call in February: “It’s critically important, whether markets, like Boston or New York. But that doesn’t mean that this it’s concessions, merchandise or isn’t a good sports town or that the the baseball experience itself, that fans aren’t passionate. It just it is affordable, not only to the busimeans that they don’t have as nesses that support the club but many choices. When you’ve got all especially to the individual famifour major sports-type teams, peo- lies and those who bring kids and ple live and die with their town and experience baseball. Affordability its teams. Here, we just don’t have has got to be the theme that rings that year-round, crazed, passion- true, and that certainly will be the ate fans for the local teams, theme as the new ownership group transitions in.” because the teams don’t exist. One franchise seeking to resur“Good fans live and die with the Chargers, and they adore the rect itself after a dismal 2008. Two Padre organization. [Beyond that], guys that need no such redempwe just don’t have the numbers.” tion, who’ve come eons from the days they played at sports radio So how do we get ’em? “In downtown L.A.,” Kaplan “with a plastic card table,” as explained, “[before] the Staples Smith said, “and a vice holding the Center, there was nothing around microphone onto that card table.” it. It was a beaten-up, old, nasty Amid the April 1 celebration, those part of town, kind of the way East days represent a blur not unlike Village was before Petco Park Jake Peavy’s fastball. “Get your skinny marathon-runcame into existence. Now, because of Petco, look at the beautiful nin’ ass up here,” Smith beckons to development that has happened in show regular “Antarctic Mike,” a downtown San Diego. Because of world-class endurance athlete who the people that go to Lakers games recently ran 26 miles over a Siberiand Kings games and concerts and an lake. Mike obliges, reciting a circuses, they needed to build litany of his latest feats. Maybe more amenities. They’ve got ’em. he’d never conceived of such mile[Similarly], I think the city of San stones eight years ago, any more Diego could support an NBA fran- than a Union-Tribune columnist chise. We have the population and gave “The Scott & BR Show” a the fan base and the money to sup- chance in hell. If this is the best port another sport. But [the poten- they can do, the writer said, “then tial investors] can’t do it alone. It the sports radio industry is in big trouble.” How dare Kaplan accuse requires a facility.” Until the city can find its way out baseball players of steroid use. Heresy. Interdiction. Blasphemy! of a $60 million budget mess, those In his own words, Kaplan’s still investors’ words may (and should) waiting for the apology. I fall on deaf councilmanic ears.




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PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101-3827 CASE NO: 37-2009-00083143-CU-PT-CTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, LORI ANN ROBERTSON 2807 1/2 CARELTON ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 619 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM LORI ANN ROBERTSON TO LORI ANN JARDIN 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. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON APR 30, 2009 AT 8:30 AM, DEPARTMENT D-25 220 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATES: MAR 19, 26 APR 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007986 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CATALANO & ASSOCIATES located at: 4540 KEARNY VILLA RD. STE 207 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92123-1577 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JAMES F. CATALANO This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 09/20/02 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 17, 2009 Issue Dates:MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007524 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TWO GOVENOR PARK, FIVE GOVENOR PARK located at: 5060 SHOREHAM PL.. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92122 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): FPA GOVENOR PARK ASSOCIATES, LLC. This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FPA GOVENOR PARK ASSOCIATES, LLC. 4665 MACARTHUR COURT #200 NEWPORT BEACH, CA. 92660 DELAWARE The transaction of business began on: 12/20/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 12, 2009 Issue Dates:MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008025 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: POTENTIA, POTENTIA FAMILY THERAPY

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008518 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: RIEL CONSTRUCTION located at: 4615 LARKSPUR ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): EDWARD J. RIEL This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 20, 2009 Issue Dates:MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008511 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: WEST COST WOOD SPECIALTIES located at: 4295 MORAGA AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JOSIAH HEINZ This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/05/02 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 20, 2009 Issue Dates:MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008214 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: BOARD BY BOARD located at: 1775 DIAMOND ST. #330 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JEREMY IVES 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: MAR 18, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007393 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: iZ TRANSPORTATION located at: 9720 AVIARY DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ZORAN ILIC 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

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007277 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SD CANINE FREESTYLERS, SAN DIEGO CANINE FREESTYLERS located at: 6520 JUDY LEE PLACE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92115 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): PAMELA JOHNSON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/07/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 10, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 19, 26 APR 02 AND 09, 2009


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009592 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: EASTER SUNDAY BRUNCH located at: 3279 EASY ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92105 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MOLLY BACCAM This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/30/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 01, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009

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a landscaped area southeast of the existing library and northeast of a paved parking area and will consist of a 45-foot monopine tower mounted with 12 antennas and a microwave dish. Support equipment will be located inside a concrete block shelter on a 451 square foot lease area west of the tower. Utilities will be routed 221 feet west from the proposed facility and then north along the west elevation of the library to existing sources. Any interested party wishing to submit comments regarding the potential effects the proposed facility may have on any historic property may do so by sending comments to: Project 61090501 c/o EBI Consulting, 2501 West Dunlap Ave., Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85021. ISSUE DATE(S) APR 09, 2009

lowing owner(s): JAMIE D. HICKSON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/31/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates: APR 09, 16, 23, AND 30, 2009

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-005035 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HOLLYWOOD HAIR EXTENSIONS AND BEAUTY BY “GABI” located at: 7405 CHARMONT DR. #2401 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92122 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): GABRIELA ANNA ZALEMBA 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: FEB 18, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 12, 19, 26 AND APR 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009225 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CAS LADYBUG located at: 4862 VOLTAIRE ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CASSIA REGINA RODRIGUES This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/11/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 02, 09,16 AND 23, 2009 Case No. CV27756 Dept. No. 1 In the Fifth Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada In and for the County of Nye SUMMONS CHRISTOPHER SCOTT LINKENNAUGER, Plaintiff, -vsMARIA TRINIDAD TRESELER Defendant. THE STATE OF NEVADA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: You are hereby SUMMONED and required to serve upon Plaintiff, CHRISTOPHER SCOTT LINKENAUGER, whose address is 6639 Woodside Court West, Theodore, AL 36582, an ANSWER to the Complaint which is herewith served upon you, within 20 days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. In addition, you must file with the Clerk of this court, whose address is shown below, a formal written answer to the complaint, along with the appropriate filing fees, in accordance with the rules of the Court. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action is brought to recover a judgment dissolving the contract of marriage existing between you and the Plaintiff. The filer certifies that this document does not contain the social security number of any person. Date 2-27, 2009 Clerk of the Court Sandra L. Merlino Rebecca Ballard Deputy Clerk PO BOX 1031, Tonopah, NV 89049 ISSUE DATE(S) APR 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007389 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SWEET AND SAVORY CAFE located at: 4614 MISSION BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MICHAEL KARIJANIAN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/01/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 11, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009217 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DA’ MASTER COMPANY located at: 7077 DEERHURST CT. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92139 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): RONNIE E. SIMMS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009314 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MOLLY B. INDUSTRIES located at: 989 PEACH AVE. #101 EL CAJON, CA. 92021 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MOLLY BACCAM This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09,16, 23 AND 30, 2009

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009317 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HOLIDAY’S A2Z SALES & SERVICE located at: 2895 FRANKLIN AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92113 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ROY HOLIDAY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009318 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: EJP HOME REPAIRS located at: 6020 SCHUYLER ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92139 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): EMANUEL JESUS PENNEY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009313 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: COCOY’S INVESTMENT located at: 4650 HAWLEY BLVD.. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92116 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): EMANUEL JESUS PENNEY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009326 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: EAST COUNTY ESCORTS / MATCHMAKERS located at: 9260 DUNBARTON RD. SANTEE, CA. 92071 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DUSTIN LA FOUNTAINE This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009333 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TAND FAM SOUTHBAY located at: 5336 ROBINWOOD RD. BONITA, CA. 91902 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): TYLER SMITH This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09,16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009320 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: OURO INVESTMENT located at: 11440 VIA RANCHO SAN DIEGO EL CAJON, CA. 92019 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): NOOR R. ORO This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009319 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ALISON BRAUD DBA: 70 DEGREES & PALM TREES located at: 589 NO. JOHNSON AVE. #244 EL CAJON, CA. 92020 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ALISON BRAUD This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009325 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MOYER’S INVESTMENTS located at: 1270 SUMNER AVE. #1 EL CAJON, CA. 92021 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JASON MOYER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009311 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DUNN DEAL INDUSTRIES located at: 1004 GREENFIELD DR. #5 EL CAJON, CA. 92021 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): PATRICK DUNN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008730 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: YOUR QUALITY HEALTH located at: 1635 HORNBLEND AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JEREMY VIRE, JOHN VAEZ This business is being conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 23, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 09, 16, 23 AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-006760 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: YOGURT ESCAPE located at: 2134 AVENIDA DE LA PLAYA LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): YOGURT BABY WEST, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION The transaction of business began on: 08/28/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 05, 2009 Issue Dates:APR 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-004328 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MISS MISSION BEACH; MISSION BEACH CHOPPERS located at: 722 VENTURA PL. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JACOB SHAW INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION JACOB SHAW INC. 704 VENTURA PLACE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 01/01/04 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: FEB 11, 2009 Issue Dates:MAR 12, 19, 26 AND APR 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007006 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: AJ STEREO INSTALLATION MOBILE SERVICE located at: 2206 ALPINE BLVD. UNIT #A ALPINE, CA.. 91901 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JEFFERY K. TUTTRUP 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: MAR 06, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-005403 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GLOBAL ADVENTURES, WORLDWIDE ADVENTURE TRAVEL located at: 4009 CARMEL VIEW RD. #174 SAN DIEGO, CA.. 92130 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JOHN C. FLEISHER 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: FEB 21, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 19, 26 APR 02 AND 09 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-008154 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GREEN HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE located at: 141 20TH ST. SAN DIEGO, CA.. 92102 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): FERNANDO ESTEVEZ This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 17, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007676 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CASS CLEANERS located at: 5010 CASS ST. UNIT A-B SAN DIEGO, CA.. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): SUH, HOIL 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:

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-007559 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SAE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT located at: 4475 MISSION BLVD. STE 234 SAN DIEGO, CA.. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): SIDNEY A. ELY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/11/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 12, 2009 Issue Dates: MAR 26 APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO EAST COUNTY DIVISION 250 E. MAIN ST. EL CAJON, CA. 92020-3941 CASE NO: 37-2009-00064857-CU-PT-EC PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, RICHARD JOHN CROSSLAND (BERRY) 11063 WOODSIDE AVE. #4 SANTEE, CA. 92071 619-258-2672 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM RICHARD JOHN BERRY TO RICHARD JOHN CROSSLAND 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. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON 05/13/09, 2009 AT 8:30 AM, DEPARTMENT 15 SAME AS NOTED ISSUE DATES: MAR 26, APR 02, 09 AND 16, 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: OCT 20, 2008 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: BAJA FRESH WESTLAKE VILLAGE INC. The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 3369 ROSECRANS ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110-4254 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-EATING PLACE ISSUE DATE(S): APR 02, 09 AND 16, 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: MARCH 25, 2008 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: GRAIN TO GREEN INC. The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 1956 BACON ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107-2844 Type of license(s) applied for: 23-SMALL BEER MANUFACTURER ISSUE DATE(S): APR 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 CNS-1558945# PUBLIC WIRELESS PROPOSED ANTENNA INSTALLATION CA01033 Public Wireless, Inc. proposes to construct a miniature wireless installation at 524 Coast Blvd South, San Diego, CA 92037. A single antenna less than 24 inches in length and approximately 1 inch diameter will be placed inside the 3 inch diameter shaft of a 20 ft residential flagpole and related electronic equipment will be located nearby inside of a wooden cabinet less than 4 cubic feet in volume. The antenna and electronic devices will not be visible to the public since the equipment will be hidden inside of the property owner's fixtures. In accordance with regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Public Wireless hereby solicits public comment concerning its proposal. In order for your comments to receive full and timely consideration they should be received at the address below within 30 days of the date of this notice: Gavin Leaver Environmental Assessment Specialists, Inc. 15224 Clymer St. Mission Hills, CA 91345 818-898-4866 4/9, 4/16/09 Verizon Wireless (VAW), LLC, (d/b/a Verizon Wireless) is proposing to construct a new telecommunications tower facility at 4155 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA. The proposed installation is located on the central portion of

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009327 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HOT CHEF INVESTMENTS located at: 6985 BRUCE CT. LA MESA, CA.. 91941 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): TODD BERNAT This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates: APR 09, 16, 23, AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009324 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THOMAS F. WHEELER D.B.A. located at: 121 N. RAMONA ST. #32 RAMONA, CA.. 91941 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): THOMAS F. WHEELER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/27/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates: APR 09, 16, 23, AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009331 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: VEGA PROPERTIES located at: 2556 MILLER AVE. ESCONDIDO, CA.. 92029 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CARLOS VEGA This business is being conducted by: A N INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/30/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 27, 2009 Issue Dates: APR 09, 16, 23, AND 30, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-009329 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JAMIE D. HICKSON DBA located at: 413 SYCAMORE RD #2 SAN YSIDRO, CA.. 92173 is hereby registered by the foll-

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Seller motivated. Found another house HE wants to buy! Mission Beach, like new, bay views from each of 3 stories, Cape Cod-style home with copper roof. $1.050M–$1.175M


The 3 bedroom, 2 bath house sits on almost a ¼ acre lot. On a clear day you could see all the way to Mexico while sitting in the spa or pool. Single story, 1706 sf house, with an open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Offered at $879,000. This is not a short sale or bank owned property.


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Spectacular Contemporary Masterpiece in the Heart of the Village

858 459 0202

Open Sunday 1–4 · 7934 Prospect Place This architectural masterpiece originally designed by Henry Hester was just remodeled to perfection with careful attention to every detail.This amazing home boasts finish levels more often found on a luxury yacht than in a home. Incredible cook’s kitchen with Gaggenau & Miele appliances. The state of the art audio & lighting systems, solid reclaimed teak & hydronically heated floors, custom teak doors, exquisite custom cabinetry (teak and anigre), Dornbracht fixtures, Valli & Valli hardware and 3 fireplaces (2 onyx, 1 copper) are just a few of the multitude of features. Gorgeous custom staircase of teak, glass, and chrome. Custom teak elevator. Enjoy wrap-around ocean views from the roof deck. Restaurant row and the famous La Jolla Cove are just outside your front door.

Offered at $3,795,000 dgs@san.rr.com www.DavidSchroedl.com

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Muirlands Vista $2,795,000

La Jolla Village $1,895,000–$2,050,000

West Muirlands $1,675,000–$1,975,000 Motivated Seller

La Jolla $985,000–$1,195,000

4 br/4.5 ba, 4,495 esf

3 br/3 ba, 2,470 esf

5 br/ 3.5 ba, 3,050 esf


Gregg & Lisa Whitney (858) 456-3282

4 br/3.5 ba, 3,397 esf

484 Prospect Street

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