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La Jolla skate park voted down Board rejects proposed facility, but some members cry foul
UCSD study shows mom’s daily hours with kids have spiked BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS
BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS A mother’s campaign to build a skateboard park at the recreation center in La Jolla was voted down by Parks and Recreation, Inc. board members April 28. Some of the board members cried foul, however, calling the vote inappropriate because no project was actually presented to the board to vote upon. Marnie Gavit, the mother who has campaigned for the skateboard park, had not yet formulated specific plans about the exact location or design of the proposed skate park. Board member Mary Coakley said the board should wait until it had more information and received a proposal before voting on a skate park. “I’m not pro or con for the skate park at the recreation center, but we don’t have enough information to make a decision at this point,” said Coakley, who abstained from voting on the issue. Parks and Recreation, Inc. provides recommendations specifically on the recreation center to the city. Council president Chip Rome said most of the board members who voted against locating a skate park at the recreation center have been on the board for a few years as opposed to proponents of the skate park who joined the board in recent months. He said the public had four months to provide input and that everyone had the opportunity to voice their opinions. Rome personally believes the recreation center is not the appropriate location for a skate park; although, as president, he did not vote on the matter. “While a skate park might be a good idea in La Jolla, at a historical, mixed-use facility across from churches, a preschool, museums, a women’s club and residences, it’s
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The Parks and Recreation, Inc. board voted against a proposed skateboard park at the La Jolla Recreation Center, which might have provided skateboarders with ramps and jumps such as this.
Board member Melinda Merryweather disagreed with Rome. She believes the Parks and Recreation council needs to broaden Marnie Gavit, the mother who is campaignits vision of the recreation center. ing for a skateboard park, estimates it will “They don’t get it,” Merryweather said. cost between $500,000 and $1 million to “They think it’s all about little kids and older build the skate park, depending on the locapeople. They’re not willing to give up any of tion. She has partnered with the Winthe recreation center to what the recreation dansea Surf Club to raise funds through its of the day is. And the recreation of the day 501c3 foundation. Gavit is seeking archiis — guess what — skateboarding.” tects and professionals to donate their time Merryweather said she is resigning from to craft detailed plans for a skate park. She the board because she feels the board did also welcomes monetary donations. For not follow due process on the skate park more information, e-mail Gavit at skateparkissue. email@example.com. Gavit, a skateboarder herself, believes skateboarders need to be respected, brought just a poor choice,” Rome said. into the community fold and not treated as Board member Michele Addington said outcasts. she agreed with public comments that the “We need to honor our kids’ passions,” recreation center was not the appropriate SEE SKATE PARK, Page 6 place for the skate park.
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Women armed with college degrees and career opportunities have increasingly morphed into soccer moms, dedicated to carting their children from activity to activity over the past two decades. University of California, San Diego (UCSD) economist Valerie Ramey discovered she was falling into this description until her family asked her to dial back the stress. Interested in the way parents allocate their limited resource of time, Ramey, along with her husband, Garey, began researching the amount of time parents nationwide spent with their children from the 1960s to the present and found the number of hours have skyrocketed in the past two decades. Parents were gradually spending less time with their children from the 1960s through the early ’90s before the trend reversed. College-educated mothers began spending nine hours more per week with their children than in the previous decades, while non-college-educated women spent four to five more hours per week with their children. Fathers also began spending more time with their children, although the increase was less. “Nine hours per week is a quarter of a full-time job,” Ramey said. “That’s just the increase that [mothers] experienced.” The Rameys searched for answers to explain the data and discovered evidence points to one factor: parents are worried about their children getting into top universities and are on a mission to cultivate them into standout individuals from an early age. The Rameys dismissed the following theories because they couldn’t be corroborated with the data available: a) Parents spend more time with their children now than in the decades before because they are more worried about their safety; b) people have more say in becoming parents and only people who love children chose to have them; and c) parents have more flexible work schedules than in the past. Ramey delved into the college hypothesis. She found more people were graduating from high school and heading to college in the mid-’90s but prestigious colleges were not increasing their acceptance rates. “People perceived that there was much more competition for slots at good colleges like the Ivy League, UC schools and good liberal-arts colleges,” Ramey said. Ramey checked her hypothesis against time spent by parents with their children in Canada, where the culture and language are SEE MOTHERS, Page 6
Cruise puts thrill of nature in your sights BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS There’s a whole other world to explore at the Los Coronado Islands where bluefooted boobies nest, where Elephant seals come to mate and where pods of dolphins race alongside fishing boats. Capt. Ben Griffith knows the four islands well. For the past five years, he’s ferried people to these small Mexican islands on his fishing boat in a six-hourlong excursion called the Nature Cruise. During the trip, Griffith narrates the history of the San Diego harbor and the Los Coronado islands, and points out the var-
ious bird species and marine mammals. On the way to the islands, it’s common to spot the back or tail of a migrating gray whale, as well as pods of dolphins — from bottlenose to Risso’s — playfully riding the waves alongside the boat. “I think the whole idea is that the dolphins aren’t going to perform for you,” Griffith said. “They’re looking at the people as much as the people are looking at them. The idea is that you can see these animals in the wild.” As the boat approaches the islands, scores of sea lions belly flop down the rocks and into the water to greet the fish-
ing vessel in anticipation it will attract fish. Waves crash onto the steep rock of the islands and into caves hollowed out over the years. The American oystercatcher walks along the rocks, drilling its long, bright-red beak into mussels and shellfish for food during low tide. Thousands of brown pelicans and three varieties of cormorants live on the rocks. At times, the rare Xantus’s Murrelet is seen. Only a few fishermen live on the island, raising bluefin tuna for a private fishing company. A humpback whale breaks the surface of the water during a boat excursion known as the
SEE CRUISE, Page 6 Nature Cruise.
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NEWS NEWSbriefs Meetings to discuss trolley extensions The San Diego Association of Governments has initiated scoping for the MidCoast Corridor Transit project, in which county voters approved an 11-mile extension of the San Diego Trolley from the Old Town TransitCenter to University City, University Towne Centre and University of California, San Diego as part of the TransNet half-cent sales tax for transportation. Five meetings will be held throughout May to allow the public and agencies to learn about alternatives to address the corridor’s transit needs and provide input on areas of focus in the development of the draft environmental document. The first meeting took place May 5, and next will take place Tuesday, May 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Price Center East Ballroom on the UCSD Campus, 9500 Gilman Drive. Another meeting will convene the next day on Wednesday, May 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center’s Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive.
Candidates forum slated Three candidates running for the coastal seat on the San Diego Unified School District’s Board of Education will discuss their positions and qualifications at a forum on May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the La Jolla High School auditorium at 750 Nautilus St. The coastal seat represents schools from Point Loma to La Jolla, labeled as Area C. Incumbent John de Beck is running again for the four-year position. Budget analyst Scott Barnett and school psy-
chologist Michelle Crisci are also vying for the spot. The League of Women Voters will moderate the debate. Submit questions at lajollacluster.com.
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The La Jolla Cluster Association is chartering a bus to carry parents, students and teachers to rally against state cuts to education on May 8 at Balboa Park on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. sharp from Muirlands Middle School at 1056 Nautilus St. Those interested in participating may reserve a seat at lajollacluster.com.
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A sidewalk café and restaurant is set to reinvigorate the corner of Prospect Street where Bistro 101 and the Hard Rock Café previously operated since city staff approved permits for the Aroma bakery and Barfly restaurant on April 29. The city’s Development Services Department approved the sidewalk café, despite the fact the outdoor tables and chairs will leave less than eight feet of clearance for pedestrians as mandated by the Village’s code for development, the planned district ordinance (PDO). Project Manager Tim Daly said city staff believed the reduced set-back was warranted. “Obviously, it’s the palm trees along the sidewalk that’s the impediment,” Daly said. “Only a small portion of the area would be less than eight feet.” The La Jolla Community Planning Association — the Village’s advisory board for development — had voted 123-1 to reject the project on April 1 because board members didn’t want to undermine the importance of the PDO.
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Artist Wesley Farmer works on a plein air acrylic painting during the Art in the Pines spring DON BALCH | Village News art festival held at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve on May 2.
SDJA and synagogues unite Jewish community
Shavuot: An Evening of Learning.” The first of its kind resulting from the recently-initiated Synagogue-SDJA ComOn May 18, San Diego Jewish Acade- pact, the event aims to unite the diverse my and several local synagogues Jewish community through discussion invite all San Diegans to attend a panels and study groups on the topic of free event titled “Tikkun Leil pluralism. A core SDJA value, pluralism
Banks must work with clients to support their plans The Year Ahead TORY NIXON There is little question that 2009 was one of the most difficult years in recent memory for both businesses and consumers alike. With 2009 now in the proverbial “rear-view mirror” and first quarter of 2010 nearly gone, the economic outlook for San Diego is beginning to look more promising. Consumers’ confidence is improving and home prices are stabilizing. The difficult part of this economic recovery, however, remains the high unemployment rate. This, too, is stabilizing and should show signs of improvement later this year as recovery continues. In 2009, California Bank & Trust (CB&T) approved more than $365 million in new credit to local San Diego businesses. The newly-approved loans were primarily for commercial real estate, working capital lines of credit and term financing for small- to mid-sized businesses. As we move further into 2010, what we, and banks of all sizes, are seeing is that demand for loans has dropped significantly. To grow the balance sheet, banks must work with their current clients to offer them financial solutions to support
their plans for both growth and longterm financial health and stability. At CB&T, we actively manage our existing relationships while continuing to reach out to new clients with our communitybased brand of banking. Community banks like us are very connected to their clients and to their community. This enables us to understand the economic conditions in the local marketplace in a way that larger, national institutions cannot. Decision-making and lending authority is also kept at the local level. This is critical in being able to actively meet the financial and credit needs of small- to mid-sized businesses in the San Diego market. Expanding new areas of business, such as our mortgage and multi-family lending is also of interest and important in meeting the needs of the communities we serve. In addition, CB&T continues to have a strong presence in SBA lending, and we will continue to stay active in that market. Overall, our goal at CB&T is to create and deliver the best financial solutions possible to meet the financial needs of the San Diego market place.
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Last month, a group of 44 students and families from La Jolla Village Country Day School and Mission Bay Montessori Academy picked up 2,729 pieces of trash in just one hour. They joined San Diego Coastkeeper at Crown Point in Mission Bay Park to learn about the dangers of trash on beaches and streets for both animal and humans. Cleanups are held at least twice a month, with the next taking place on Saturday, May 8 at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar at 9 a.m. Coastkeeper challenges La Jolla residents to beat the 1,293 pieces of plastic trash, 457 pieces of paper, three marshmallows and other debris that April’s group kept out of the ocean. Visit sdcoastkeeper.org or surfriderSD.org for more information on cleanups.
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6, Thursday • “59th annual National Day of Prayer — 7:30 to 9 a.m., La Jolla Presbyterian Church Life Center, 7715 Draper Ave., free breakfast, 729-5514, www.nationaldayofprayer.org.
• La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m., recreation center, 615 Prospect St., www.lajollacpa.org.
• San Diego Youth Symphony Ensembles Concert, 7 p.m., Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, (619) 2333232, www.nsi.edu.
• J*Company Youth Theatre performs Cinderella musical, 7 p.m., through May 16, Jewish Community Center Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1348, sdcjc.org/jcompany, $13-$17
• Art history lecture on European masterpieces from the Baroque era by Dr. James Grebl, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872, $12/$17 individual, $40/$60 series.
• Spiritual author Gary Zukav gives twohour seminar in conjunction with his new book “Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic Power,” 7 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347, $49.99 copy of book and admission for two.
Mama Mia! Mama’s Kitchen will host its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. to support its mission to deliver no-cost nutritious meals to people suffering with cancer and AIDS. The “Mama’s Day” poolside extravaganza will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla Aventine at 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. For more information, visit mamaskitchen.org.
• “Arts in Action Festival: Real Art for Real • Comedian and star of Chelsea Lately, Chelsea Handler will sign book “Chelsea Change,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. art performances; Chelsea Bang Bang,” 5 p.m., Warwick’s 2 to 3 p.m. protest performance marches; 4 to 5:30 p.m. keynote forum; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. interactions; 6:30 to 8 p.m. performances; 8 to 10 p.m. D.J. party, UCSD Library Walk, www.artsinaction.us. • “Current Events in the Middle East,” lecture by retired professor Issac Yetiv, 10:15 a.m., Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1141, $2
Arts in Action The Department of Theatre and Dance at UCSD will host a daylong arts festival on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Library Walk in response to racial incidents that sparked protest from minority students and professors in the past few months. “Arts in Action Festival: Real Art for Real Change” will feature community art murals, spoken-word, dance and theatrical performances, as well as staged protest marches across campus. Lou-Lou Igbokwe will read “Obamanation” at 1 p.m. at the UCSD Cross Cultural Center. For more information, visit www.artsinaction.us.
8, Saturday • Gardener’s Market featuring floral arrangements, potted plants and homemade goodies, hosted by the La Jolla Garden Club, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chase Bank, 7777 Girard Ave., 450-1769 • Street cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon, meet in front of Bank of America parking garage, Kline Street, gloves, pickers, bags and refreshments are provided, call Esther at (619) 742-1373, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Book and video sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., La Jolla library, 7555 Draper Ave. • “Empty Bowls,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., soup and bread supper in handcrafted pottery bowls, proceeds benefit Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO), La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd., (619) 235-9445, www.tacosd.org, $20
Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347
• J*Company Youth Theatre performs Cinderella musical, 8 p.m., through May 16, Jewish Community Center Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1348, sdcjc.org/jcompany, $13-$17
9, Sunday • “Golden Age of Floral Painting” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., through May 31, Cosmopolitan Fine Arts, 7932 Girard Ave., cosmopolitanart.com.
• Hollywood icon and sex symbol Raquel Prospect St., 454-1444 Welch will briefly discuss book “Raquel: • Women’s health lecture on nutrition, Beyond the Cleavage,” 6:30 p.m., Warwick’s weight loss and exams, 6 to 7 p.m., free Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347
• “Climate Change and the Forests of the West:” why forests in the West are growing faster while simultaneously experiencing higher death rates, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 534-5771, $5 students/educators, $8 public; lecture is also broadcast at www.ucsd.tv/Oceanside.
• Comedian and actor Carol Leifer discusses new book “When You Lie About Your Age the Terrorists Win,” 7:30 p.m., Jewish Community Center Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1348, www.lfjcc.org, $12-$14
• J*Company Youth Theatre performs Cinderella musical, 8 p.m., through May 16, Jewish Community Center Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1348, sdcjc.org/jcompany, $13-$17
10, Monday • National Senior Women’s Tennis Tournament (ages 50-100) and Spring Senior Championships for men (ages 60-100), May 10-16, La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Drive, 454-6500
• La Jolla Planned District Ordinance, 4 p.m., recreation center, 615 Prospect St., 454-1444
membership to Curves gym, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Noble Room, 9888 Genesee Ave., (800) 727-4777, free
• “Meccas of Music and Art in the 20th Century: a focus on Vienna: ‘The glitter and glamour of the Austro-Hungarian Empire,’” 7:30 p.m., mini-concert and discussion with violinist Victoria Martino and pianist James Lent, La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 4545872, $14-$19
12, Wednesday • Promote La Jolla meets, 3 p.m., La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.
• Children’s story time, 3 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872, free
Cooking for a Cure
• La Jolla Shores Association meets, 7
The Moores UCSD Cancer Center will host its 29th annual Celebrity Chefs Cook Gala on Saturday, May 15 from 6 to 11 p.m. to benefit the cancer center. Guests will sample hors d’oeuvres paired with wines at various chef stations and dance to the music of NRG. Tickets cost $500 and sponsorships are available. For more information, call (858) 822-1328, or visit www.celebritychefscook.org.
• Author Giovanna Pang Garcia will discuss book “Why Chinese Women Are Not Broke: Real Life Stories and Proven Keys
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for Success,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347
13, Thursday • La Jolla Town Council meets, 5 p.m., recreation center, 615 Prospect St., 454-1444
• “Analysis of the Hot Races on the June Ballot” lecture by public affairs consultant John Dadian, 6:15 to 7 p.m., hosted by La Jolla Town Council, recreation center, 615 Prospect St., www.lajollatowncouncil.org.
Fore! The Salk Institute for Biological Studies will host a golf tournament to benefit its research on May 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Del Mar Country Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive in Rancho Santa Fe. The event costs $400 per person or $1,500 for a foursome, which includes 18-holes, a golf cart, lunch and dinner. RSVP at (858) 4534100, ext. 2062 or Google “Salk Institute Golf Tournament.”
• “Cinderella Movie Musical Sing-a-long,”
11, Tuesday • AARP Mature Driving Class, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, 362-1141, $12-$14
7 p.m.; dress as favorite character and sing-along to movie, Jewish Community Center Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive, 3621348, $8-$10 • Georgia Tech Glee Club performs, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Country Day, 9490 Genesee Ave., 453-3440
• “Greenovation Forum: Knowledge, • Art history lecture on European masAction and Sustainability,” forum on terpieces from the Baroque era by Dr. response to climate change from scientists, James Grebl, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, politicians, NGOs and private sector, 4 p.m., Calit2 auditorium, UCSD, RSVP at ssi.ucsd.edu/greenovation
1008 Wall St., 454-5872, $12/$17
• Development Permit Review Committee meets, 4 p.m., recreation center, 615
National Senior Women’s Tennis Tournament (ages 50-100) and Spring Senior Championships for men (ages 60-100), May 1016, La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Drive, 454-6500
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5 LJHS team places at national competition BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS
Youngsters from La Jolla Elementary School who participated in the April 28 R.E.M.S comCOURTESY PHOTO petition show their enthusiasm.
Students duke it out in physics, math BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS La Jolla High School physics teacher Martin Teachworth unleashed his latest idea for coaxing the next generation to pursue worthwhile careers in math, science and engineering: stage a tournament in which teams of elementary children compete for glory and prizes. The outcome appeared promising. Teachworth reported that third, fourth and fifth graders “bounced off the roof” in excitement trying to outsmart their opponents during the first Rendezvous Engineering Mathematics Science (R.E.M.S) competition held April 28 at the La Jolla High School. “It was like going over Niagara Falls in a barrel,” Teachworth said. “It was wild, fast and exciting. It was exhausting for everyone.” Students were quizzed on topics across the sciences: “What is the name of the pivot on a seesaw?” (Answer: fulcrum) “How many protons does nitrogen have?” (Answer: seven) Teachworth hatched the idea for R.E.M.S after brainstorming with Ben
Foroozan, CEO of the Rendezvous Science Center on Fay Avenue in La Jolla. The Rendezvous Science Center sponsors programs, including R.E.M.S, throughout San Diego to excite and equip students for exploring science and math. “If you don’t plant the seeds at the lower levels, by the time they get to high school, you’ve lost them,” Teachworth said. “If you don’t get them hooked by seventh grade, they probably won’t pursue a career in math, science or engineering.” The veteran physics teacher spread the word about the R.E.M.S competition to elementary schools throughout the county. Four schools sent a total of 28 teams, including La Jolla and Bird Rock Elementary. Teachworth hopes to generate more response for the next tournament, which has not yet been scheduled. Teachworth believes the competitive games also prepares students for their state standardized tests. “Kids will say, ‘This is fun,’ and ‘I want to win,’ and they’ll learn materials for the competition and will also learn them for the classroom,” Teachworth said.
Five students at La Jolla High School submerged themselves in knowledge of the ocean and swept away the competition to capture fourth place at the National Ocean Science Bowl held April 23 to 25 in Saint Petersburg, Fla. Three hundred teams from across the country competed for 25 spots at the nationals. Marshfield High School in Wisconsin snagged first place. La Jolla High students Ian Fong, Nicole Jarvis, Varun Rau, Leslie Timms and Tim Trahan spent the past year
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meeting twice weekly at 6:30 a.m. to study marine science. They met with researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and scoured textbooks, websites and magazines for information. They scrimmaged with other teams throughout San Diego. “They’re like ambassadors for the ocean,” said coach and marine science teacher Dave James. “They’re really good at talking to other students and informing them about what’s happening.” At the National Ocean Science Bowl, students buzzed in to answer questions
such as, “Which ocean current moves the largest volume of water?” Before arriving at La Jolla High two years ago, James worked as a marine biologist for 20 years for various organizations including Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Marine Fisheries Service. James said some of the questions even stumped him. “They asked some questions that are pretty obscure,” James said. “Some of the questions were graduate-school difficulty … It sorts out the good teams from the average teams.”
Pictured after the LJHS National Ocean Science Bowl team win at regionals are (from left): David James, coach and LJHS marine science COURTESY PHOTO teacher; his daughter Sierra James; Leslie Timms; Varun Rau; Ian Fong; Nicole Jarvis and Tim Trahan.
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conclusion. “They say they have people coming into their office completely stressed out because they have no time, and because they feel they need to spend all this time catering their kids to various activities and worrying about their education,” Ramey said. Ramey, a Stanford-educated economist, worries about the implications of her findings on the careers of women. She recognizes the benefits of children playing sports but questions the need for parents to enroll their children in three sports or sign them up for multiple extracurricular activities. “It represents a huge reallocation of resources,” Ramey said. “Historically, women didn’t participate much in the labor force because they spent so much time doing home production activities …
If, for some reason, parents feel that the amount of time they need to put into their children has gone up, it could have dramatic effects on the labor market.” Ramey said her entire family is happier since she realized she had gone overboard in orchestrating the lives of her children and has since changed her habits. Ramey said her research didn’t address the impact of the time spent on children but pointed to a survey conducted by researcher Ellen Galinsky in which children told her the one thing they would most like to change is that their parents are less stressed. The survey was published in 2000 in Galinsky’s book, “Ask the Children.” “The children didn’t ask for more time with their parents,” Ramey said. Ramey dubbed her study “The Rug Rat Race.” Read it at http://econ.ucsd .edu/~vramey.
nent of the skate park, said her personal opinion is that the board needs to better follow Robert’s Rules of Order and CONTINUED FROM Page 1 the Brown Act. Gavit said. “They’re not all the same. “It’s contempt prior to investigation,” We want them to have a safe place off Kirk said. “It was a slap in the face because the streets to skateboard.” we spent a great amount of our money Board member Dessa Kirk, a propo- and our effort and we were cut off at the
heels, and that was really, really rude.” Kirk plans to post a podcast of the meeting on the skate park’s Facebook page. Parks and Recreation, Inc. meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the recreation center, 615 Prospect St.
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Beach and Tennis Club serves up trio of senior tennis tournaments BY ANTHONY GENTILE | VILLAGE NEWS
La Jolla High Foundation held its annual golf tournament fundraiser at the La Jolla Country Club on April 12. Pictured here are Bill Berwin and part of his fantastic foursome, Eric Figge, Chris Eddy — and Murray Helm took the photo. Berwin shot his first hole in one after more than 30 years of playing golf. "This has always been a dream and on my bucket list," Berwin said. Sadly, the $10,000 prize went with another hole, but nevertheless, Berwin is ecstatic and still smiling. Most notable for his transformation of Bird Rock with the development of Bird Rock Village (Starbucks), Montrachet on Eads Avenue, 848 Prospect and, most recently, Miramare on Coast Boulevard, Berwin is a La Jolla High alumnus. Special thanks go to Chris Smith for sharing his place with Bill.
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Nearly 300 of the best senior tennis players in the nation plan to cause a racket in La Jolla next week. La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club will host the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Senior Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships from May 10 to 16. “A lot of the ladies that play in this tournament have played in the professional tour,” said Conan Lorenzo, the club’s director of tennis. “Then you have your local tennis players here in Southern California who have national rankings and they’re trying to hit against the bigwigs.” Next week’s tournament is one of four grand slams on the USTA senior circuit, which includes clay, grass and indoor tournaments for players 50 and older. Lorenzo said matches typically feature less power — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. “As players get older, they use a lot more of the angles and spins to their advantage,” Lorenzo said. “That’s what makes it fascinating — you see more of a point being developed over the time of each point as opposed to maybe a three- or four-ball point.” According to local participant Sally Huss, senior tennis tournaments are one of the few areas in life where people relish getting older. This year, Huss is eligible for the 70s Division for the first year, playing in the doubles with friend Sheila Palmer.
“The fun thing is that people get very excited when they get older because in their first year when they’re in a new division, they’re the youngster in that division,” Huss said. Huss is a former Wimbledon semifinalist and junior champion who plays between three and four times a week. The La Jolla resident admittedly expects to be unseeded headed into the tournament. “We go into it to give it our all but we don’t expect anything. We’re always dark horses in this,” Huss said. “We don’t go and play any other tournament but we play this big tournament because it is local.” The women’s tournament is one of three senior events the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club will host next week. The club will also hold its 38th annual men’s Spring Senior Championships from May 10-16 and the LURIE World Cup on May 15-16, featuring men’s international matches for players 90 and older. “There’s a great camaraderie amongst the players; it’s a pretty cool thing,” Huss said. “They all have a purpose when they come here and there’s an emphasis on being in good shape for an older person.” La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club is located at 2000 Spindrift Drive in La Jolla and admission to each of the tournaments is free, with free parking available in surrounding neighborhoods and additionally at the club for $5. For more information, visit www.jbtc.com.
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BUSINESSbriefs ing a common transaction for many real estate professionals. SFR-certified realtors offer assistance to those navigating Last Friday marked the the complexities of short grand opening of Engel & sales and help buyers Volkers La Jolla, an inno- pursue short sale and vative European-style foreclosure opportunities. real estate firm owned by retired NFL player Ed Galigher and his wife, Diane. A-list guests came together to celebrate the firm’s dedication to customer service, personalization and discretion in selling San Diego-based Lisa Paulis, a produce estates and yachts to manager at the Vons groclients all over the globe, cery store at 7544 Girard as well as helping local Ave. in La Jolla, has been buyers find their dream recognized as one of the properties worldwide. top 25 produce managers in the country by the United Fresh Produce Association. Winners are selected based on a number of criLa Jolla Willis Allen teria, including their Realtor and broker Susan efforts to increase proNystrom Walsh has d u c e c o n s u m p t i o n earned the nationally- through merchandising, recognized Short Sales special displays and proand Foreclosure Resource motions, community sercertification offered by vice and customer satisthe National Association faction. of Realtors to those who Paulis will be honwant to help meet the ored at a banquet durdemand for professional ing the United Fresh expertise in a time of 2010 convention at the increases in distressed Palazzo Hotel in Las sales. Vegas April 22. At the A recent NAR survey banquet, five of the found that nearly one- award recipients will be third of recent home announced as grand sales were either short prize winners and will sales or foreclosures, receive an additional which is quickly becom- $1,000 reward.
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BUSINESS This La Jolla spa offers ‘sanctuary’ from daily stress BY HILLARY SCHULER-JONES VILLAGE NEWS
Amid the hustle and bustle of La Jolla’s active community lies a relaxing refuge from the stress of everyday life. SK Sanctuary, located at 6919 La Jolla Blvd., provides a peaceful retreat and a full line of spa and medical services designed to make customers look beautiful and feel rejuvenated. The 7,000-square-foot facility, decorated with an inviting Tuscan theme, was built to be a haven from the rigors of daily life, said Lyn Tisdale Krant, SK Sanctuary’s chief operations officer. “We just really wanted it to be a retreat from the stress of the outside world, so we created this oasis. You really do feel like you are getting away when you walk in,” she said. The day spa was a natural extension of owner Dr. Richard Krant’s 32-year cosmetic surgery practice. He opened the facility adjacent to his cosmetic surgery center, SK Clinic, 10 years ago to give his patients access to quality pre- and postoperative treatments that would aid in the healing process. Today, however, the spa’s popularity has grown so much
that only about 30 percent of its customers visit as a result of procedures at the clinic, Krant said. The remaining 70 percent of customers indulge in the spa’s many aesthetic and medicalgrade services. The spa features a full hair and nail salon, 12 treatment rooms for facials, massages and medical-grade services like injectables, chemical peels and cystic-acne treatments, and a laser center for hair removal and skin resurfacing procedures. The spa also carries a full range of cosmeceuticals — medical-grade cosmetic products like anti-aging serums and moisturizers that can only be sold at facilities that staff medical personnel. To book an appointment or get more information about a procedure or full-day getaway, contact the spa at (858) 4592400, or visit their website at www.sk-sanctuary.com. Editors Note: SK Sanctuary and SK Clinic recently won the La Jolla Village News Reader’s Choice Awards for both Best Cosmetic Surgeon (Dr. Richard Krant) and Best Day Spa, but we inadvertently failed to print SK Sanctuary’s write-up in the day spa category. We regret the error.
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A wedding: new connections, old reconnections Doing it Better Natasha Josefowitz, Ph.D. The phone rings, it’s my daughter. “Mom, what are you wearing to the wedding?” “Remember the lovely two-piece, gray silk dress I wore at your daughter’s Bat Mitzvah?” “Mom, she was 13. She’s 31!” “Oh,” I said. “It’s vintage!” And so I wore that dress at my grandson’s wedding in Palm Beach. I had found an old girdle in the corner of a drawer, and although I couldn’t really bend in it, the dress fit
fine, and everyone said I looked great. (Well, great for 83, anyway.) The wedding pulled together about 40 members of our extended family, plus my son’s high school and college friends and, of course, the bride’s family’s assorted cousins and friends. We were 300 people trying to reconnect with the old and to get to know the new. The tall, balding man came rushing over with a hug — the last time I saw him, he was 16-years-old, sitting at my kitchen table at 2 a.m. discussing colleges, careers and girls. He introduced me to his son, saying, “She knew me at your age.” The cousins, nieces and nephews last seen thirty-plus years ago — when they were kids —had kids of their own. We were able, to my surprise, to pick up where we left off — talked of intimate life issues not usually shared with strangers. I learned about rocky marriages, difficult children, work problems, and also about the successes, the proud moments, the hopes for the future. My husband had looked forward to meeting all these relatives from my past life, so I missed him especially, but my role as a widowed matriarch was a new adventure. I took advantage of it — dispensing advice from my elderly perch. Weddings are a joyous opportunity to see people we were once connected to but lost track of, to spend time with those whose genes we share, but never met. The new in-laws had organized everything to perfection — from a dinner at Mara a Lago — Donald Trump’s old haunting grounds — to the wedding in the Flagler Museum decorated
Weddings are a joyous opportunity to see people we were once connected to but lost track of, to spend time with those whose genes we share, but never met.
with white orchids and candlelight. Trolleys would pick us up and take us back to our hotels. The newlyweds, obviously in love, were a joy to see. Everyone agreed that they were perfectly matched. The families liked each other. We were each happy about the choice our children made. I love my new granddaughter, as they do their new son. It is wonderful when the newly-blended families raised their children with similar values. It makes it easy not only to feel close, but to also become friends. Having quiet time with both my children, my daughter from Toronto and my son from London, with their
respective spouses and children was a treat seldom achieved due to distances and schedules. I savored every moment. It just so happens that my three grandsons are incredibly handsome, brilliant, kind and fun to be with. I danced with all three to very loud music and to lyrics they knew, but I couldn’t understand. The hotel we all stayed at, the Breakers, has five swimming pools, several restaurants and endless beaches. The thoughtful in-laws had rented two cabanas for us by the pool where we all congregated during the day, ordering Caesar salads and fish tacos with small children playing
together, every one of them attached to hand-held video games. After the final after-the-wedding brunch at our in-laws’ home, we wondered when we would all meet again. Many had to stay on as European airports shut down due to the erupting volcano. Not a bad place to await departures. I flew home to unpacking, stacks of mail, phone calls, e-mails and cheerful greetings from friends who said they had missed me, but especially to happy memories of a perfect wedding in a perfect setting, warmed by the souvenir of being lovingly-embraced by our new family.
What to Do to Avoid Sibling Problems When Caring for Mom Today, due in part, to blended families, the principles of family life that you believe in may no longer be valid. But because our parents are living longer and we still want to be connected, siblings are probably the most important part of the care giving structure. In Francine Russo’s book, “They’re Your Parents, Too: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy,” she describes the “anger/guilt gridlock” that can cause great challenges for siblings in their efforts to help Mom and Dad. Part of this stems from the assumption that the siblings don’t need to discuss what they’re going to do for their parents because they will just know. A healthy relationship with your brothers and sisters requires respect, trust, reciprocity, affection and being able to disagree without passing judgment. How can the children work together to care for their parents, even if they can’t share the same exact responsibilities? Here are some tips to consider: Talk to each other and your parents before a crisis to learn about powers of attorney, living wills and long term care insurance. Ask your parents what they want, don’t assume and get it in writing. Deal with the most immediate issues first, such as safety. Get everyone involved in the decision making process. Stay in touch and apprised of any changes through emails or telephone. Realize and accept that there will be differences of opinions. Don’t accuse, try to reach a consensus for your parent’s sake. Get help from eldercare experts The RN Geriatric Care Managers at Innovative Healthcare Consultants can help you with a thorough plan of action. See our website at www.innovativehc.com or call us at (877) 731-1442.
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Bowls for a good cause BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS Local potters are shaping the last of the ceramic bowls to sell at the fourth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the impoverished on Saturday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. Participants can choose between hundreds of donated ceramic bowls formed in all shapes and colors, and fill them with soup donated from area restaurants for $20 each. Organizers hope to exceed the $1,300 raised last year. “Each time we use the bowl that we buy, we are reminded of those folks in our community who don’t have anything to fill their bowl,” said potter and event spokeswoman Giovanna Iaffaldano. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO), which feeds the homeless and working poor. TACO has operated out of downtown for the past 34 years. Potters from 40 different organizations have been shaping bowls throughout the year for Empty Bowls, including students from The Bishop’s School and the University of California, San Diego Craft Center. Soup will be donated from area restaurants including Beaumont’s, The Fishery, The Cottage, French Gourmet and George’s at the Cove. Potters Lynn Render and Lynn Zimmer have organized the event for the past four years. A Michigan high school art teacher started Empty Bowls as a fundraiser for the hungry in 1990, which has since grown into an international fundraiser.
Colorful arrangements such as these will be available to purchase at this weekend’s FILE PHOTOS annual Gardeners’ Market
GARDENERS’ BOUNTY BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS
Members of the La Jolla Garden Club are busily clipping and arranging flowers from their gardens, potting plants and baking homemade goodies to sell for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts. The club will hold its annual Gardeners’ Market on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Chase Bank at 7777 Girard Ave. “It’s a fun event because all of our members can participate in the thing they do best, whether it’s baking or making flower arrangements or whether it’s potted plants,” said Fran Sheinbein, who is chairing the event along with her sister-in-law, Ruth Sheinbein. Each year, the garden club hosts the market the Saturday before Mother’s Day. The flowers, plants and baked goods are tied up in bows, ready to give to mothers the following morning. Note cards displaying photographs of the mem-
bers’ colorful gardens are also on sale. The energetic gardeners aren’t simply concerned about showering mothers with gifts, however, they are fundraising to provide $4,000 in scholarships to city college students studying horticulture. “The group started 40 years ago by a very small group of women who wanted to give back to the community in the way of civic events or civic beautification,” Fran said. The La Jolla Garden Club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Blvd. For more information contact Fran at (858) 450-1769.
La Jolla Garden Club members will host their annual Gardeners’ Market on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Chase Bank at 7777 Girard Ave.
Attendees at a previous Empty Bowls fundraiser FILE PHOTO make their selections.
Aquarium offers grunion program BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS The spawning season has arrived for silvery grunion fish to ride the waves ashore en masse to deposit their eggs in the sand. During the full and new moons when the tide is high, thousands of male and female fish cover the beach for less than a minute to spawn. Birch Aquarium will host trips to the beach to watch the grunion spawn, preA grunion spawns in the sand — a sight awaiting those patient enough to comb beaches at ceded by a short film about the fish, on night along Southern California’s coast through August. COURTESY PHOTO BY JULIANNE E. STEERS/GRUNION.ORG
May 14, May 28 and May 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. The excursion costs $12 and fills up quickly, organizers said. Call (858) 822-5331 to RSVP, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. “If you’ve never been on a grunion run, it’s nice to go on these programs because we can explain what you’re seeing,” said Charina Layman, public programs coordinator for Birch Aquarium. Grunion wait for high tides to send them far up on the beach to lay their eggs in dry sand. The females dig them-
selves into the ground to create a nest and deposit their eggs. The males wrap around the females and release milt, which flows down the female’s body to fertilize the eggs. The fish catch the next waves back, leaving the eggs on high, dry ground to hatch for 10 days. People are prohibited from taking the fish during April and May and must obtain a fishing license from June through August. Fo r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n , v i s i t http://arachnid.pepperdine.edu/grunion.
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Modern master Luc Leestemaker returns to La Jolla BY WILL BOWEN | VILLAGE NEWS In early June, Luc Leestemaker, the Dutch-American modern master of the abstract impressionistic landscape, will return to La Jolla for a lecture/booksigning and the opening of an art exhibit. The event takes place on June 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Athenaeum Library at 1008 Wall St. Leestemaker will discuss his new book titled “The Intentional Artist,” which is a collection of autobiographical stories about the creative process and overcoming the blocks to creativity. This lecture promises to be inspirational and of benefit to individuals from all walks of life, including the business profession, because it will discuss creative thinking and the universal process of success attained by holding onto one’s own creativity. The opening of an art exhibit of Leestemaker’s works called “A Retrospective: 20 years of Painting in America” will take place on Saturday June 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Madison Gallery at 1020 Prospect St., Suite 130. Many examples of Leestemaker’s large 4-foot by 4-foot, colorful landscapes from the past 20 years will be on display. Leestemaker was born in the Netherlands in 1957 to a family of painters. He started his own career as a poet, tried art beginning at age 16, then a variety of occupations including gardener, actor and taxi driver before founding his own successful consulting firm. In 1990, he moved to Los Angles to be with his actress girlfriend where he took up painting again full time. He again became very successful and
Artist Luc Leestemaker returns to La Jolla to open a new exhibit June 1 at Madison Gallery.
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ern abstract approach.” Frank said Leestemaker “paints with abandon but makes art with a purpose … his hurricanes of paint have the ability to transport our spirit to a place of ecstasy.” Frank believes that Leestemaker “fulfills the role of artist as shaman who is here to fill the world with spirituality and make it whole.” Indeed, Leestemaker, who pays tribute to Ruysdael, Rembrandt, William Turner, John Constable, Picasso, de Kooning, Rothko and Kiefer as his major influences, is more than just an abstract painter. He is also a philosopher, motivational speaker, success guru and savvy businessman who sees creative thinking as the thinking of the future and has much to teach us all. For instance, he said, “Mistakes are not simply learning experiences … they are also aesthetic experiences,” or “Don’t just expect the unexpected … hope for it!” Even better, “Savor the unanticipated life … take risks … seize the moment!” And best,”Opening up to a curiosity about life is the real art.” Lorna York, the owner of the Madison Gallery where Leestemaker’s work will be shown, said, “I invite everyone to come down to the gallery to meet and experience the essence of this exceptional man.” York thinks, like many others, that, “Having a Leestemaker painting in one’s home or office is what it is all about because they have the uncanny ability to bring extraordinary power and inspiration into your daily life.”
with Vincent Andrunas Well, they’ve never done it before, but this one was so much fun that they’ll probably do it again! To any fan of flight, the internationally-famed San Diego Air and Space Museum is one of the finest treasures of Balboa Park. There, the story of aviation history unfolds through a myriad of displays, from early hot-air balloons to modern manned space capsules. The museum presents a stunning array of aviation memorabilia, with 60 aircraft on display. Many in their collection are meticulously restored originals, including a Pitts Special, a Ford Trimotor, a P51-D Mustang, a PBY-5A Catalina seaplane, a MiG-17 and a Lockheed Blackbird. Others are precise replicas, such as their Wright Gliders, their Spirit of St. Louis and their Lockheed Vega 5B (a mock-up from the movie “Amelia”). Altogether, it’s a wonderful collection to see. The museum has been the venue for a number of exciting social gatherings, but the closest they had ever come to a fashion show was their display of vintage airline crew uniforms. That changed in late April, when they held a fundraiser for their educational programs. They called the party “Fashion Takes Flight,” and it offered a silent auction, food stations serving signature libations and dishes from around the world, and the museum’s first-ever fashion show. San Diego “Style Guy” Leonard Simpson was the show’s producer, while Sally Thornton served as honorary chair, and KUSI’s evening anchor Heather Moore was the emcee. The party took place in the museum’s enclosed circular central pavilion in which several aircraft are suspended from above. The show’s opening scene presented models in military dress uniforms, on a stage just under a large military helicopter with its main rotor turning as if ready to take off. With the roaring sound effects and intense music, it was very reminiscent of the famous scene from the play “Miss Saigon.” Leonard’s show featured couture fash-
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ion and swimwear for both men and women. It ran about an hour, with models following paths throughout the pavilion so everyone could get a good look. The event was so enjoyable that it seems likely the museum will schedule another. ••• What La Jolla canine has more dresses than Imelda Marcos has shoes? Probably none, but one comes close. Three years ago, Margo Schwab and husband Scott Johnston adopted an 18-monthold German boxer that had been through two families already. They named her Kima, which Margo said means “Angel.” Kima doesn’t have arthritis, but some of her friends do — so they let Kima help out at the Arthritis Foundation Walk event last year. The event saw a 50 percent revenue increase — so she’s been asked back for this year, too. She’s also been asked to be a “Junior Lifeguard K9 Unit” at the Heart Association’s Heart Beach Ball on June 12. Kima celebrated her honors recently with a party at Café Milano. She invited dozens of her (human) friends and wore one of her favorite dresses — she has more than 30 outfits in her wardrobe!
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THURSDAY · MAY 6, 2010 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
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LA JOLLA LIVING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS • The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association has elected a new group of officers. William J. Kellogg, member since 1984, continues as chairman and CEO. Former vice president Bruce Bailey is now president and COO. John Anderson, 2010 Veteran of the Year, now presides as vice president. John Michaelson is treasurer; and secretary is Brigadier General Earl Van Inwegen. • Head of School Aimeclaire Roche recognized 27 students in The Bishop School’s Class of 2010 for receiving membership to the Cum Laude Society at an April 20 convocation at St. James by-the-Sea Church. The students are Natalie Alvarez, Andrea Basaraba, Peter Bestoso, Tasha Bock, Christopher Boutelle, Katherine Cheng, Rebecca Chien, Eric East, Amy Fleming, Hillary Halter, Frances Harvey, Joy Marie Hermes, George Kailas, Irene Kim, Allison Koo, Remi Levoff, Megan Murray, Karina Partovi, Justin Peabody, Marissa Pettit, Sarah Presant, Aaron Schild, Craig Sexauer, Alexandra Thomas, Christine Wang, Carly Woodworth, and Michelle Yu. New society member and 2010 graduate Katherine Cheng and alumnus Adam Branch, Class of 1993, addressed the crowd of students, parents and staff, and offered ideas on social norms and students’ future roles as active individuals in society. The Cum Laude Society was founded in 1906 to recognize superior scholarship in independent school students. Approximately 4,000 students nationwide will be inducted this year. • Fred H. Gage, a Salk Institute scientist, professor, research chairman, and as one of the world’s most highly-cited neuroscientists, has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society. With research focusing on the adult central nervous system, Gage has subverted the accepted dogma by showing that humans are capable of
Vocalist Leorelei Plotczyk concentrates as she hits a note while performing live with the band Dreamtiger at the La Jolla Athenaeum’s A List event for young professionals April 30. Attendees also met fashion designer Zandra Rhodes and viewed her exhibit. PAUL HANSEN | La Jolla Village News
growing new nerve cells. His efforts to understand how immature nerve cells in the brain can be induced to become mature, functioning nerve cells may eventually be harnessed to repair aged and damaged brains and spinal cords. The APS has more than 1,000 members worldwide, 80 percent of whom are from the United States and 250 of whom have received the Nobel Prize. • Salk Institute professor Terrence J. Sejnowski, Ph.D., has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences for his work on neural networks that
helped spark the neural networks revolution in computing during the 1980s. Dr. Sejnowski studies how computer simulations can perform operations that resemble the activities of the cerebral cortex, in what he hopes will produce new knowledge about how the human brain can learn and store memories. His findings may ultimately help provide medical specialists with clues to combating Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders. As of today, 16 of the Salk Institute’s 60 faculty are members of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Surf Diva Surf School is recognized world-wide and offers surfing & standup paddleboard (SUP) lessons year-round for men and women, boys and girls. Surf Diva owns and operates La Jolla Surf Camp (ages 5-10) and Australian Surf Academy (ages 11-17), both Day Camps offered from June to September for boys and girls at La Jolla Shores. Our expert and patient surf instructors are certified in CPR, First-Aid and Lifesaving. The instructors instill laughter with themed activities daily to offer a fun and safe environment for kids to learn beach safety, ocean awareness and surfing etiquette. Visits to the tide pools help them to understand and appreciate the sea life around them. Our camps also focus on building inner self confidence as well as learning to respect the environment. Whether your child is a beginner or has some surfing experience, the small groups allow our surf instructors to provide your child with proper coaching.
Come experience the magic of theatre arts! Spend the summer learning music, dance and acting skills with San Diego’s premiere theatre for youth. Junior Theatre camp faculty are artists who hold degrees in the arts and education. Three locations to choose from! Balboa Park is a wonderful setting that includes a supervised lunch period each day near the Botanical Gardens, where campers participate in games and tournaments. We are proud to offer camps at our La Jolla YMCA Firehouse location and at the Women’s Club in Chula Vista. Students, ages eight and above, who have enrolled in camp are eligible to audition for Disney’s My Son Pinocchio and Fame.
(858) 454-8273 Surf Diva Surf School & Surf Shop 2160 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037
Ocean Experience Surf & Skate Camp Ocean Experience offers boys and girls age 6 to 16 the most comprehensive surf and skate camps available. Since our first session in 1990, we have maintained the highest standards of instructional integrity, safety and supervision. Ocean Experience develops skills and confidence while empowering students to surf for life. Campers spend the week in small groups with professional coaches, teachers and surfers receiving individual attention and instruction. Our staff/student ratio of 1:4 ensures safety and security allowing students to progress at their own rate and comfort level. Through surfing, our students learn oceanography, and water safety while gaining repsect for the coastal environment. Friday afternoon BBQ and awards provide a unique closure to a week of exciting events and accomplishments. Our goal is for each camper to have a meaningful and memorable Ocean Experience. 619-225-0674
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Claytime Ceramics Camps offer a good balance of indoor and outdoor activities. Children begin their day with a walk by the tidepools (one block away from the studio), followed by warmup exercises at the studio. On Mondays and Wednesdays we work onceramic painting projects in which children learn ceramic painting techniques (color blending and use of puffy paints). On Tuesdays and Thursdays the kids work on mosaic projects. Children create their own patterns, learn to apply adhesive and grout their own pieces. On Fridays we include fabric painting or sketching or jewelry making. And the week ends with an ice cream party in which the kids get to use the ice cream bowls they painted on Monday. All supplies are included. For reservations call 619-223-6050
Kid Ventures is ready for a Sizzling Summer! Kid Ventures is San Diego’s best indoor play village and parent cafe. We are gearing up for another sizzling summer with camps, regular drop in play, birthday parties, specialty classes and much more. Our 6000 square foot air conditioned facility is the perfect place to spend your summer with a two-story castle, pirate ship, child’s village with a market, fire station, theater, nursery,
THURSDAY · MAY 6, 2010 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
THURSDAY · MAY 6, 2010 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
SUMMER CAMPS ’50’s diner, library and art studio. Our parent’s island offers free wireless internet and a cafe serving specialty tea/coffee, tasty treats, meals for kids and adults and the perfect Summer fruit smoothies. Check out some of our new and exciting improvements as we approach our one year anniversary this May. Kid Ventures is conveniently located off the I-5 Freeway in Pacific Beach — we are a sister company to Gym Ventures gymnastics which is right next door. Come and check us out! www.sdkidventures.com (858) 272-2266, 5066 Santa Fe Street, San Diego CA 92109
La Jolla YMCA’s Summer Camp Program From June 16th–September 4th. We will serve your children with compassion, patience, skill and respect. Our goal is to introduce children to as many new experiences as possible and help each child feel confident and secure in a fun camping environment. We are dedicated to shaping the lives of our youth and to create friendships and memories that last a lifetime. Our Day Camp offers Traditional Camps, Sports Camps, Gymnastics Camps, Specialty Camps (i.e., Indiana Jones, Fencing, Legoland, Equestrian, Wilderness Survival and much more) and Preschool Enrichment programs,
on a weekly basis. Please contact Grace Ihn for more information at 858-453-3483 Ext. 120 or email@example.com
MBAC Camp is now “The Watersports Camp” The exciting and popular day-camp at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center has changed its name and logo and is now known simply as “The Watersports Camp.” While the name has changed, the camp will continue to offer the same great services and camps for all levels in wakeboarding, waterskiing, surfing, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, and marine science. In addition, the camp will offer a few new options this year, which include a full day small boat racing camp, and a half-day multi-sport camp. The camp has been in operation for over 30 years and is offered by Associated Students of SDSU, UCSD recreation and the Peninsula Family YMCA. The camp offers both spring break and summer camp sessions. Expect to be mpressed by their professional and friendly counselors and instructors. 858) 539-2003 www.watersportscamp.com
Summer Academy of the Arts The Winston School is hosting its annual Summer Academy of the Arts for students in grades 6–12 from July
12th to 30th, 2010. Focusing on a theatrical production, which this year is “Grease,” students have the opportunity to develop creativity in one or more art media — includiing visual arts, drama, digital arts, dance or music. Students produce a finished product and integrate their work with artists in other media such as a concert, a performance, or a film premiere. The Winston School inspires hope and success in bright, creative students who have struggled to realize their potential. The Summer Academy is Monday through Friday from 12:45 to 3:45 p.m. Tuition is $440 per student plus additional materials or trip fee if applicable. Please visit www. thewintsonschool.com or call 858-259-8155.
The Bishop’s School’s Summer Programs Summer Session – June 23 to July 23 – grades 4 to adult. Summer Session offers morning and afternoon classes for credit and enrichment. Openings available in arts, language arts, math, biology, chemistry, Spanish, SAT/ACT prep, Science & Math Camp for girls only and many others. Bishop’s Knights Sports Camps – June 21 to July 30 – grades 4 to 12 (co-ed). Full & half day and individual sessions in baseball, baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, strength/agility, tennis, volleyball and water polo. Information, registration and fees are accessible through www.bishops.com/summerprograms, firstname.lastname@example.org or Sportscamps@bishops.com. Create your summer day at Bishop’s!
The Children’s School of La Jolla
Le Tour du Monde 2010
June 21–July 30 • Ages 3-5 & 6-12 • 9am–4pm
hrough a variety of fun-filled activities, children will enjoy the excitement of new languages — French, Chinese and Spanish. Learn about other cultures in theme-based activities, such as "Le Tour de France et d'Espagne," "Nature et découverte/Nature and Discovery," "Ia Ora Na! Summer Vacation in Tahiti;" "On the Road to South Africa: Soccer World Cup 2010," "Fun Chinese Summer Camp," "Uno dos tres vamonos," and much more! Starting at $285 per week. Extended day care available: 8:30–9 a.m. & 4–5 p.m.
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The Children’s School of La Jolla, winner of the 2008 Parent’s Pick Award for Best Summer Day Camp in San Diego, is offering unique fun and educational camps for Kindergarten – 8th grade children. Campers experience adventure, discovery & fun through a variety of half and full day camps ranging from academics (Edible Math, Literature Fun, Creative Writing & Poetry, Chess, Engineering Fundamentals, Future Architects & Reading Stars) and the arts (Dance, Pottery, Cartooning, Painting, Musical Theater, Rock-n-Roll Boot Camp & Claymation) to sports (Olympic & Theatrical Fencing, Golf, Cheerleading, Basketball, Football, Soccer & Yoga) and much more (So You Think You Can Cook, Digital Photography, Webkinz World, Robotics, Fashion & Interior Design, Technology, Movie Making, Video Game Design, NASA Space Camp, Jr. Detective, Behind the Scenes of Disney & Pixar, etc.) Register online at www.tcslj.org 2225 Torrey Pines Lane La Jolla 858.454.0184
Summer Camp 2010 An Arts & Crafts Adventure Dates: June 14-18; 21-25; June 28-July 2; July 5-9; 12-16; 19-23; 26-30; Aug 2-6; 9-13; 16-20; 23-27, Aug 30-Sept 3
Ages 5 & Up Half-Day Full Day $30/Day • $125/Week $50/Day • $200/Week 9am-12pm M-F 9am-3pm M-F All Supplies, Snacks & Beverages Included
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SUMMER CAMPS not include Before and After Care; call or visit our website for more info). Sign-up for Summer Day Camp at one of Mission Valley YMCA’s convenient locations – our Friars Rd facility (5505 Friars Rd) in Mission Valley or Toby Wells YMCA (5105 Overland Ave) in Kearny Mesa. For more information, visit our website: www.missionvalley.ymca.org, or call 619-298-3576 for more information.
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Calling all budding naturalists! Enjoy a fun-filled learning experience at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Bring your friends or make new ones! Half-day camps and weekend classes engage children—from toddlers to teens—and inspire a love of nature though fun activities such as nature walks, games, experiments, arts and crafts, and more. Information and registration: 619.255.0203.
Learn from the professionals Advantage Basketball Camps were named by sports illustrated kids as one of the top camps in the country.Advantage Basketball Camps are nationally recognized as one of the Top ball handling camps in the world. Your child will learn a work ethic and life lessons that they will carry with them for the rest of their life's. Come meet one of the top coaching staffs in the world that will motivate and inspire your child. Learn from the pros. Our students will build on their ball-handling skills by learning lighting-quick, one-handed moves off the dribble. Our methods and our reputation clearly sets Advantage Basketball Camps at the top and have become a must do on coaches list around the world. Advantage Basketball Camps are consistently rated as one of the top basketball ball-handling camps in the world. Advantage Basketball Camps (310) 903-6473 or (425) 670-8877 Website: www.advantagebasketball.com Email: email@example.com
SUMMER SHOULD BE FUN! The Grauer School JUNE 21 - JULY 30 Established in 1991, The Grauer School specializes in promoting personalized and engaged learning, both across the community and around the world. Our Summer School is designed to let students have fun while they explore their academic, athletic, and creative skills in a close-knit environment. • Our week-long enrichment programs for middle schoolers meet from 9-12 and are guided by caring, dedicated professionals who work to provide meaning in education. • High School students can get ahead or caught up with one of our UC and WASC approved academic courses. Meeting daily, each class lasts 6 weeks, 3 weeks/semester. • 12th grade students are invited to take advantage of our College Application Preparation (CAP) Program to get a
jump start on the college application process. More information is available on the Summer School page of our website: www.grauerschool.com. Please call (760) 274-2118 if you have any questions.
La Jolla Playhouse "Young Performers' Workshop is a program that gives young theatre lovers the opportunity to explore, take risks and let their imaginations take center stage this summer. Students interact with theatre professionals in one-to three-week workshops focused on acting, movement, musical theatre, playmaking and more. For students in grades 2-12. A Summer Conservatory program for high school students interested in a career in professional theatre is also available. To register call (858) 550-1070 x 101 or visit lajollaplayhouse.org"
Affordable, Summer Fun with Mission Valley YMCA! With over 100 camps at two convenient locations, we have anything and everything you’re looking for this summer! Choose from Mountaineering, Video Game Design, Surf, Sports, and much more. Our camps feature outstanding staff, Before and After Care (included with most camps), and ACA accreditation. We also featuring a cost-effective, “YEssentials Camp” for $99 PER WEEK! For $20 a day, you can be certain your child is safe, having fun, and making friends this summer. (YEssentials does
Located in North Pacific Beach (Law st & Cass st) Safe • Fun • Friendly • Professional • Educational. SD’s Premier Surf School (10+ years of experience). Voted most family-oriented! A 3:1 student to instructor ratio, highly trained, certified instructors, and small class sizes. Weeklong camps for all levels (beginner, intermediate, & advance) starting June 7th- Sept 3rd and includes surfboards, wetsuits, snacks, pictures, t-shirts, certificate, Pizza Friday and awards! SDSS offers several additional programs: Mom’s and Women’s Clinic, Birthday Parties, Adult Weekend Clinics, Family Packages, Private Lessons, Special Events, After School. Insured, Licensed & Permitted by the City of SD. Call for a free brochure. Ask about our 2010 Summer Specials and other programs. (Register Early for Best Availability) 858-205-7683 4850 Cass St. San Diego, CA 92109 www.SanDiegoSurfingSchool.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Gym Ventures 2010 Sizzling Summer Camps Gym Ventures Summer Camps - The Best San Diego has to offer! Don't miss the Summer of a lifetime and Gym Ventures 2010 Sizzling Summer Camps. Our days are filled with gymnastics, games, obstacle courses, crafts, general activities and snacks/lunch. The end of each week is the Gym Ventures Olympics where parents, grandparents and friends are invited to come and see what our super star campers have learned throughout the week. Don’t let another Summer go by without coming to Gym Ventures Sizzling Summer Camps. We are conveniently located off the I-5 freeway by the Grand/Garnett exit. Call us today at 858-272-2266 or check out our website www.gym ventures.com for camp information and to register.
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THURSDAY · MAY 6, 2010 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
Neighborhood House Association Unveils Barbara Y. Fielding Early Learning Academy The Neighborhood House Association (NHA) unveiled its Barbara Y. Fielding Early Learning Academy on April 9, 2010. The child development center, formerly known as 41st Street Early Head Start, is part of the NHA 41st St. Social Service Center that has been serving the community for more than 40 years. The academy serves 32 children ages 18 months to three years of age as part of the NHA administered Federal Head Start program. The site was renamed in honor of Barbara Y. Fielding, a true pioneer of the federal Head Start program in San Diego. Mrs. Fielding held numerous key positions with Head Start throughout a career that spanned four decades and started with the inception of the Head Start program in 1965. NHA was honored to have Mrs. Fielding spend more than 30 years as director of the Head Start program before her retirement in 2006. In her tenure with NHA, Mrs. Fielding was instrumental in growing the program from 900 children to serving more than 10,000 San Diego children and families. Throughout her career, Mrs. Fielding fine-tuned her vision of pro-family services and assured that the progressive expansion of NHA’s Head Start program kept pace with the
rapidly-changing needs of local families. Her creativity and expertise resulted in an innovative Head Start program, complete with extended hours, unique community collaborations and a cutting-edge goaldriven service delivery system. The program included resolutions from the City of San Diego and the State of California, as well as several dedications and presentations by friends and family of Barbara Fielding, and NHA Head Start staff and children. Head Start is a federally-funded child development program designed to help break the cycle of poverty by providing preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and mental health needs. Over the past four decades, Head Start has touched the lives of more than 250,000 low-income preschool children and families at more than 100 locations in San Diego County. For more information on NHA’s Head Start program, visit www.neighborhoodhouse.org or call 1-888-873-5145.
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The 1-yr old hound mix weighs 51 pounds and is a total sweetheart. He loves to lean into you and have his ears scratched. Playful and easy-going, Marty adores belly rubs, loves taking walks, and he takes treats gently. He's ready for further obedience training, and already knows "sit." Marty is available for adoption through FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters www. focas-sandiego.org). His $150 adoption fee includes license, vaccinations, microchip, and spay. For more info call 858-205-9974.
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LEGAL ADS 700 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009550 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LATINA FASHIONS Located at: 2359 ULRIC ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): CLAUDIA OBREGON-HERRERA 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: APR 06, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009326 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ABC BEACH SAVER Located at: 3010 GLENDORA ST APT E SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALLEN BRENT CLARK 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: APR 05, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009584 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: OCEAN REALTY CO. Located at: 1543 GRAND AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JAMES D. PORTMAN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/05/70 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 06, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008044 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Located at: 3582 MISSION BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MARK GEIER 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 23, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-007400 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: G THANKS Located at: 822 SAN JUAN PL. #3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): NANCY A. CRAWFORD 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 16, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009420 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GARDEN FOR GROWTH Located at: 4732 MUIR AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JULIE JOHNSTON 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: APR 05, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009719 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HEALTHY BENEFITS AND RECORDS Located at: 3023 BARNARD ST. #3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JULIE JOHNSTON 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: APR 07, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-0010010 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TRUEHEALTH ACUPUNCTURE AND HERBAL MEDICINE Located at: 4683 MERCURY ST SUITE C SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): GINGER ELKINS MARTIN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/19/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 09, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 AND13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-010008 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: FISH ATTACK SUSHI HOUSE Located at: 748 EMERALD ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MICHAEL YU 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: APR 09, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 AND 13, 2010
SERVICE DIRECTORY - LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
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REAL ESTATE DIRECTORY · LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
CA DRE Broker's # 01312924 Karen Dodge CA DRE Broker's # 01312925 Mike Dodge
2 Houses on 1 Lot in Pacific Beach - 3 Blocks to the Ocean! Live in one and rent the other. Also great for an extended family. Front house is a nice 2 bd/ 1 ba “beach house” with hardwood floors. Back house is a 2 bd / 2ba “beach house” with fireplace, backyard entertainment area and 2 car garage. Seller’s will entertain offers between $1,199,000 - $1,249,000. That’s less than $625,000 per house, this close to the beach!
LEGAL ADS 700 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-007804 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ADRIANNE’S HAIR ART Located at: 4575 CLAIREMONT DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ADRIANNE RENTERIA This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/19/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 09, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-010195 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SDIRB Located at: 7404 TRADE ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): DOUGLAS E STEWART 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: APR 12, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: MAMIE L. GRAY CASE NUMBER: 37-2008-00150781-PR 1. To all heir’s, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may be otherwise interested in the will or estate, or both, of (specify all names by which the decedent was known): MAMIE L. GRAY, MAMIE GRAY; MAMIE LEE GRAY 2. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: MICHAEL R. REED & GWENDOLYN REED in the Superior Court of California, County of: SAN DIEGO 3. The Petition for Probate requests that: MICHAEL R. REED & GWENDOLYN REED be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. 4. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. 5. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estate Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition & shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. 6. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: MAY 20, 2010 Time: 9:00 A.M. Dept: PC -1 b. Address of court SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 1409 Fourth Ave. Third Floor, San Diego, CA. 92101 Central Division, Probate Court, Madge Bradley Bldg. 7. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. 8. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. 9. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice ( form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. 10. Petitioner: MICHAEL R. REED, GWENDOLYN REED 4907 Drafter Place, San Diego, CA. 92102-
1309 619-504-5493 Attorney for petitioner: MICHAEL R. REED (Pro Per) 4907 Drafter Place, San Diego, Ca. 92102-1309 619-504-5493 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 AND MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008171 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GRASSHOPPER MEDICINAL HERBS Located at: 2211 PACIFIC BEACH DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): WILLIAM WALKER 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 24, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009566 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: KCI LIFE SERVICES Located at: 3535 GENERAL ATOMICS CT. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): PETER KUHN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/07 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 06, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 AND 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008452 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CLOSET Located at: 324 HORTON PLAZA #289 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): DKJY, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION DKJY, INC. 4475 MISSION BLVD. #B1 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 25, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 AND 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009052 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SITE INSIGHT DESIGN Located at: 3235 BROWNING ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): KATE L. PARBERRY-GIESEN 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: APR 01, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009052 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JACOBS LADDER PAINTING Located at: 1804 GARNET AVE. #372 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JASON MC MAHON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/01/01 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 01, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011113 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: WELLNESS MASSAGE BY BOBBIE Located at: 4434 INGRAHAM ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ROBERTA L. ERWIN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 05/01/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 21, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO: 2010-010888 (1) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S) OF PARTNERSHIP: a. HOSPITALITY DIRECT (2)Located at: 4114 1/2 BANNOCK AVE. SAN
DIEGO, CA. 92117 Mailing Address: 10675 JOHN J. HOPKINS DRIVE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 (3) THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON: 1/21/2009, and assigned File No. 2009-001945 (3) THE FOLLOWING GENERAL PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: KELLY GERARDY 965 LUNA VISTA DRIVE ESCONDIDO, CA. 92025 CALIFORNIA. The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 19, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011255 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: AAACARS.COM Located at: 4183 CONVOY ST. #B SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ESHO ESHO, ABEER ESHO This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 22, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011069 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PALADIN FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY Located at: 3251 LOMA RIVIERA DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JAMES W. SCOTT JR. 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: APR 21, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011212 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LXC9 DESIGN AND CONSULTING Located at: 1711 LAW ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALEXANDER CONTRERAS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 04/01/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 22, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008780 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THE PERSONAL MATCH, LILLY BASHIR Located at: 342 1/2 BONAIR LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ILHAM BASHIR 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 29, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-010856 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ISLAND CITY HEALING Located at: 2636 WORDEN ST #116 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MATTHEW TRUHAN 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: APR 19, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011646 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ERRAND MASTERS OF CALIFORNIA Located at: 4433 MONTALVO ST. #3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): TOM ARNETT This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 02/02/01 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 26, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 AND 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009710 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LAWN B GONE
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Please call 858-268-3999 for more information and visit our websites: www.sandiegobahai.org • www.bahai.org
Karen: 619-379-1194 • Mike: 619-384-8538 E-mail: Karen-Mike@San.rr.com Web: www.karen-mike.com
open house directory la jolla Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .3256 Via Marin #18 . . . . . . . . .2BR/1.5BA . . . .$385,000-$435,876 . . . . . . .David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .350 Fern Glen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$899,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 Sat 10-1pm . . . . . . .201 Bonair #D . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . .$1,299,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matthew Jenner • 858-603-1812 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .5445 Candleight Dr. . . . . . . . . .4BR/4.5BA . . . .$1,950,000 . . .Susana Corrigan/Patty Cohen • 858-414-4555 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .475 Marine St. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . .$2,150,000 . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Tammaro • 858-210-5362 Sat 12-3pm . . . . . . .2810 Hidden Valley . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . .$2,795,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anita Reynolds • 858-692-3790 Sun 2-5pm . . . . . . .5444 La Jolla Blvd. Unit F-104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$797,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Lang • 858-699-7000 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .6584 Avenida Manana . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . .$1,500,000-$1,700,876 . . . . . .Claire Melbo • 858-229-8383 Sun 12-6pm . . . . . .7740 Exchange Place . . . . . . . .4BR/4.5BA . . . .$1,850,000 . . . . . . . . . . .Natasha Alexander • 858-336-9051 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .475 Marine St. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . .$2,150,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Euginia Garcia • 619-269-4979 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .240 Coast Blvd. #1B . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . .$2,395,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Karen Rockwell • 858-361-2441 Sun 2-4pm . . . . . . .7210 Country Club Dr. . . . . . . .6BR/5.5BA . . . .$3,545,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Reed Team • 858-395-4033 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .2610 Inyaha Lane . . . . . . . . . .6BR/6.5BA . . . .$4,650,000-$5,550,876 Claire Melbo • 858-229-8383
utc Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . .5313 Renaissance Ave. . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . .$665,000-$735,876 . . . . . . . . .Claire Melbo • 858-229-8383 Sat 12-4pm . . . . . . .4253 Caminito Terviso . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . .$849,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natasha Alexander • 858-336-9051 Sun 1-5pm . . . . . . .4508 Benhurst . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . .$740,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carol Uribe • 858-705-2399
pacific beach / mission beach / crown point Everyday 12-5pm . . . .4151 Mission Blvd. Units 201-218 . .3BR/3BA . . . . .$624,000-$945,000 . . . . . . . . .Bernie Sosna • 858-490-6127 Fri, Sat, Sun 1-5pm . . .3916 Riviera Dr. . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . .$1,299,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shawn Grant • 858-717-7720 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .720 Toulon Ct. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/1BA . . . . .$700,000-$750,000 . . . . . . . . . .Vicky Wynn • 619-807-9744 Sat 10-4pm . . . . . . .1060 Oliver Ave. . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/4BA . . . . .$1,049,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Melvin Burgess • 619-857-8930 Sun 2-5pm . . . . . . .3940 Gresham #233 . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . .$699,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Koors • 619-410-4213
point loma / ocean beach Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .886 Gage Dr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/2.5BA . . . .$895,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cindy Wing • 619-223-9464 Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . .3032/34 Fenelon (2 homes on lot) . .3BR/2.5BA . . . .$1,069,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Coldwell Banker • 858-488-4090
coronado Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .34 The Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/6BA . . . . .$3,400,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Coldwell Banker • 858-488-4090
bay park / bay ho Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .3587 Princeton . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . .$549,500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Iberia Enterprises • 619-548-1826 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .4023 Cadden Way . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . .$569,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Tolan • 619-849-0507 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .4004 Atascadero . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . .$785,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cindy Wing • 619-223-9464
clairemont Sun 2-5pm . . . . . . .4259 Huerfano . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/2BA . . . . .$595,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlotte Weber • 858-967-0805
Located at: 3921 CORONADO AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): GAVIN WARLAWNMONT 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: APR 07, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011125 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JAK CASPIAN DESIGN Located at: 4771 NEWPORT AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): NICOLA RUSHFORD This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/07 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 21, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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FILE NO. 2010-011728 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PINK ELEPHANT PLANT BOOST Located at: 4541 CASTLETON WAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ANTHONY LERO, ALEX SZELIGA 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: APR 26, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 & 27, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011725 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: COUTURE SKIN Located at: 3254 ASHFORD CT. UNIT C SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALEX SZELIGA 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: APR 26, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 & 27, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011872 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GO FAST MACHINES Located at: 927 HORNBLEND ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): PAUL BANGERT 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: APR 27, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 AND 27, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-012108 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DIEGO DESIGN FINANCIAL LLC Located at: 4627 OCEAN BLVD. #405 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following
owner(s): DESIGN FINANCIAL GROUP LLC. This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DESIGN FINANCIAL GROUP LLC. 4623 OCEAN BLVD. #405 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 04/01/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 29, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 & 27, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-012396 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LA JOLLA SURF CLUB Located at: 5661 LINDA ROSA AVE LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MICHAEL P.WILSON 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: MAY 03, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 06, 13, 20 & 27, 2010
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Just Listed! On the Park in Woodlands South
Open Saturday 1-4 • 3256 Via Marin #18 Situated right on the park in the most incredible location in Woodlands South, this pristine, sunny and bright 2BR end-unit townhome boasts hardwood floors, three balconies and it’s own 2 car garage. Private and quiet – all you see are trees! Very close to UCSD and the shopping, theatres and restaurants of La Jolla Village Square, Costa Verde and UTC. A La Jolla address with the convenience of the Golden Triangle.
Seller will entertain offers between $385,000 and $435,876
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La Jolla Village News, May 6th, 2010