THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009
San Diego Community Newspaper Group
www.SDNEWS.com Volume 14, Number 34
SDUSD trims deficit but will pay a price BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS
The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) Board of Education has finalized the 2009-’10 budget on paper that shows cuts the board could make to close the $63 million budget gap. However, its school-by-school impact is unclear and plenty could change as the school year unfolds. On paper at least, the board identified 18 ways to close the deficit that include increasing the minimum number of bus riders from eight to 15 students to save $4.24 million; not reducing the K-2 class size to save $8.1 million in teachers; not purchasing text-
books next year to save $6.5 million; eliminating 30 vice-principals to save $3.36 million (the employees will not be fired but return to the classroom); and letting go of 53 special education staff to save $2.6 million. While the board decided not to fire any teachers, staff without teaching certificates can get a pink slip, according to Jack Brandais, SDUSD spokesman. “The cuts are not binding,” said John de Beck, who represents the coastal schools on the board of education. “They are the board’s present view of what SEE DEFICIT, Page 5
HEROIC MEASURES Heroes lead guitarist Hank Easton lets some classic rock riffs fly June 28 during the opening of this season’s La Jolla Concerts by the Sea. The free Sunday series runs from 2-4 p.m. at the Cove’s Scripps Park, with country rockers Nitro VILLAGE NEWS | PAUL HANSEN Express on tap this Sunday, July 5.
Judge drops Pool’s restraining order BY ALYSSA RAMOS | VILLAGE NEWS
A federal judge on June 29 lifted a temporary restraining order dismissing an ongoing federal case that involves the harbor seal colony at La Jolla’s Children’s Pool, sending the case to state court. United States District Judge William Q. Hayes ruled last Monday that the city of San Diego,
along with La Jolla Friends of the Seals — an animal rights group — must continue their litigation, battling in state court. Hayes dismissed the federal lawsuit and a restraining order protecting the colony. Paul Kennerson, attorney for swimmer Valerie O’Sullivan, who sued and won her case against the city of San Diego 2004 after authorities cited her and others
for “flushing” the Children’s Pool seal colony, said he called Judge Yuri Hoffman and wrote a letter to deputy city attorney George Schaefer in an effort to set a court date sooner than an upcoming July 20 hearing. “The federal case is now dismissed,” Kennerson said, reading the June 30 electronic letter SEE ORDER, Page 3
The most beautiful man in the world at LJP BY CHARLENE BALDRIDGE | VILLAGE NEWS
La Jolla Playhouse opened the world premiere of Claudia Shear’s “Restoration” June 28. Directed by Playhouse artistic director Christopher Ashley, it continues through July 28. “Restoration” is not a play about the Restoration, that period of English history beginning in 1690 when Charles II restored the English, Scottish and Irish monarchies, but about the
restoration of Michelangelo’s 1504 work David, in time for the nine-month celebration of the sculpture’s 500th anniversary. The creation of “Il Gigante” from its block of marble was contentious (two sculptors were involved prior to Michelangelo’s commissioning) and so was the cleaning method. After much wrangling and several departures, including the director of the Academy, it was decided that David would be cleaned a mix-
ture of with distilled water and cellulose at Florence’s Galleria dell’Accademia. The gallery was never closed. Author Shear portrays a dumpy middle-aged art restorer named Giulia. She was born in SEE BEAUTIFUL, Page 4 PHOTO BY CRAIG SCHWARTZ
Playwright and actress Claudia Shear (right) cleans the foot of David in La Jolla Playhouse’s “Restoration.”
Star-spangled skies over SD America’s Finest City celebrates the Fourth of July in style with a number of spectacular fireworks shows, from San Diego Bay to Mission Bay to La Jolla Cove. So grab a blanket and head to the water for the festivities! • Paradise Point Resort & Spa’s ninth annual “All American BBQ and Fireworks Extravaganza” on Friday, July 3 at 9 p.m. Features live entertainment, all-you-caneat Kansas-style barbecue, carnival activities and a 30-minute fireworks display over Mission Bay. Open to the public. $59 for adults, $25 for children ages 12 and under. For more information call (800) 344-2626. Paradise
Point Resort & Spa is located at 1404 Vacation Road, Mission Bay. • La Jolla Country Club: Fireworks can be seen from Mount Soledad, July 4, 8 p.m. • La Jolla Cove, July 4, 9 p.m. • Mission Bay Yacht Club’s fireworks can be seen all over the bay, on Mount Soledad and in Pacific Beach, July 4, 9 p.m. • SeaWorld: Fireworks can be seen all over the bay and in Crown Point, July 3-5, 9:30 p.m. • Ocean Beach Pier, July 4, 9 p.m. • San Diego Bay, July 4, 9 p.m. • San Diego Symphony (Embarcadero Marina Park South), July 4, 9 p.m. — Staff report
THURSDAY · JULY 2, 2009 LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
A WEEK ahead
— Due to space restrictions, listings for ongoing events in La Jolla are suspended this week.
Margaret A. Clover, 94; dietician, teacher
2 Thursday • Sea Wees, introduction to the ocean world for 2-year-olds, also July 3, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, $15-$23, 534-7336 • LJ Historical Society’s Wisteria Cottage reopens to the public, six exhibitions, also Fridays, noon-4 p.m., 780 Prospect St., 459-5335, ext. 3 • “Pots and Paints,” joint exhibit with artists Margo Rubenson and Sue Whitman opens, through Aug. 15, reception July 10, Riford Library Center, 7555 Draper Ave., free, 552-1657 • La Jolla Community Planning Association meeting, 6 p.m., LJ Rec. Center, 615 Prospect St., 5521658
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Wine was served to visitors at the Martin Lawrence Gallery during La Jolla's First Friday Art Walk on April 3. The next event is this Friday, July 3, 6-9 p.m.
• “Unexpected” exhibition by six award-winning artists opens, La Jolla Art Association, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso • La Jolla Concerts by the Sea presents Nitro Express, country rock, 2-4 p.m., Scripps Park at LJ Cove, free, 454-1600 • Athenaeum Summer Festival: Gustavo Romero, piano, Haydn, Mendelssohn, series each Sunday through July 26, 4 p.m., the Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., $92$152 series, 454-5872
• Becky Guttin, sculpture and jewelry from Mexico City, reception 7 p.m., Galeria JAN, 1250 Prospect St., 551-2053 • Last day for “Photogenic Drawings” exhibition by Carol PanaroSmith and James Hajicek, Joseph Bellows Gallery, 7661 Girard Ave., 456-5620 • First Friday Art Walk, 22 gal- 6 Monday leries showcase art, special deals, • La Jolla Planned District Ordirefreshments, 6-9 p.m. nance Committee meeting, 4 p.m., LJ Rec. Center, 615 Prospect St., 4 Saturday (Happy Fourth)! 552-1658 • Mesa Recreational Soccer walk- • Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemin registration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ble, 6:30 p.m., University CommuStandley Rec Center, 3585 Gover- nity Branch Library, 4155 Governor Dr., 405-1174 nor Dr., free, 552-1654
• Fern Street Circus Performers, show and storytime, 11 a.m., University Community Branch Library, 4155 Governor Dr., 552-1654 • La Jolla Town Council land use meeting, 4 p.m., LJ Rec. Center, 615 Prospect St., 552-1658 • Full-moon walk, Scripps Pier, Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, $23, reserve 534-FISH
8 Wednesday • Dana Levine photos, 10 a.m., Scripps Memorial Hospital, 9888 Genesee Rd., 490-0470 • Palm Flotsaneaeum, exhibit of outdoor paintings by Faiya Fredman, 10 a.m., The Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872 • Laughter yoga with Cody Benrimoj, 1 p.m., University City Older Adult Center, 9001 Towne Centre Drive, 550-5998 • Healthy Shopping Tour, 6-7 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 8825 Villa La Jolla Dr., free, 642-6700 ■
Margaret Clover passed away June 16 in La Jolla. She was 94. Margaret was born Margaret Anderson in Osceola, Neb. on Nov. 11, 1914. She graduated from Osceola High School in 1932 and went on to Hastings College in Hastings, Neb. In 1934 she needed to earn more money to be able to complete her education. She found that income by teaching in one-room schoolhouses in Osceola and nearby Ulysses. Her living quarters would be in one of her student’s family homes. The school in Ulysses was rated as “superior” because it had running water and an indoor bathroom; regrettably, the Osceola school did not. Her contract for teaching paid $60 a month; she had to provide heating fuel and teaching supplies, thus her lifelong thriftiness. Margaret returned to college at University of Nebraska (Phi Mu Sorority), supported herself as a live-in housekeeper, cook and nanny. She received her degree in home economics from the School of Agriculture in 1938, what now would be referred to as dietetics. She came to La Jolla in 1938 to work at Scripps Metabolic Clinic, eventually becoming assistant dietician. Margaret first lived at the nurses’ home on Prospect and later took up residence in the Tyrolean Terrace overlooking the Cove. A member of the American Dietetics Association, she was elected president of the California Dietetics Association in
Margaret Anderson Clover
1947. In 1936 Margaret became a member of PEO, a philanthropic educational organization proudly making a difference in women’s lives. Membership went back in her family for three generations, so she was very proud of her long tenure. Margaret began attending La Jolla Presbyterian Church in 1938, becoming a member in 1940. It was at church she met her husband Wilber (Webb) Clover, and they were married in the chapel on June 6, 1946. Webb worked at the La Jolla Post Office and Margaret at the clinic until April 1949, when their son Greg was born. Later that year they built a home on Olivet Street, where she lived and gardened for the next 55 years. Margaret loved music and playing the piano, and taught piano to her students during the 1950s. In 1958 she went to work for the La Jolla Presbyterian Preschool, a relationship that would last 16 years and open a new chapter of her life. In 1960, Margaret was named director of the preschool, a post she kept until 1974. It was at the
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sent to Schaefer. “There is now no legal impediment to your dispersal of the seals. It is our demand that you do so, [disperse the seals] if you will not do so, please let me know and we will set an Ex Parte date as soon as we can.” Schaefer said the city hired consultants to evaluate two seal dispersal plans — including Kennerson’s “scarecrow” that shoots water at the colony — and will report the results to Hoffman during the July 20 hearing. “The city stands by everything it did in that case… We’re spending tax dollars [on consultants],” Schaefer said. “We’ll report back about the [seal dispersal] plans.” Meanwhile, Brian Pease, attorney for the Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL), said he planned to file an emergency motion with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal in an effort to stop Kennerson from forcing the city to disperse the seals. “[The seals will be safe] if I get a stay for the 9th Circuit,” Pease said. Pease’s federal restraining order protecting the colony, mainly during its pupping season, effectively overrode previous state rulings. Hoffman’s July 20 hearing was scheduled to hear results from two seal dispersal plans, the scarecrow plan and a plan that would play barking dog sounds. But Schaefer said state legislators may sign a bill adding “marine mammal viewing area” to the area’s state tidelands grant. “If the legislation does pass, the court does have the discretion to vacate the injunction,” Schaefer said, in a previous interview. “It doesn’t make much sense to dredge the beach.”
There is now no legal impediment to your dispersal of the seals. It is our demand that you do so ... PAUL KENNERSON ATTORNEY
eral lawsuit on behalf of APRL — in U.S. District Court — against the city and state, asking for the rope’s issuance. Pease lost. But he said he focused on the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), not the rope. • On Dec. 18, 2007, Pease and APRL moved for a temporary restraining order regarding the barrier rope, but the district court denied the request in a Feb. 4, 2008 ruling. • However, on Feb. 27, 2008, the district court issued an order “abstaining from exercising subject matter,” court documents stated. Furthermore, the federal court said, the (federal) MMPA “does not preempt the state law at issue in this action,” the court stated. So Pease immediately filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. • On March 10, 2008, the court of appeals granted an “emergency motion for injunctive relief pending disposition of the appeal staying ‘application of state law or any state court order to prevent placement of a guideline rope in the La Jolla Children’s Pool Beach.’” Then the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit dismissed APRL’s lawsuit June 17, 2008, saying the court lacked federal jurisdiction, documents stated. • Pease said he filed another federal lawsuit for the 2008-09 pupping season FEDERAL COURT TIMELINE: • On Dec. 11, 2007, Pease filed a fed- with letters National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials sent to the city, requesting the rope. Pease focused on the city council’s previous motions allowing a pupping season rope barrier. • Pease requested a barrier rope and a restraining order in an October 2008 APRL lawsuit against the city of San Diego, NOAA agents and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pease said. At this stage, the record supports that federal interest is substantial enough to support the question of federal jurisdiction, Hayes said. At this point, the MMPA “does not provide for citizens to enforce the statute but expressly preempts state laws which conflict with the provisions of the act,” Hayes wrote. All issues regarding marine mammals revert to federal law, Hayes said. “Consistent with his conclusion… filed on August 26, 2005 by Superior Court Judge William C. Pate which the city is obligated to follow specifically states that ‘nothing contained in this order shall be construed as requiring the city to violate any law, rule or regulation of any federal, state or county government,’” Hayes wrote. “At this stage in the proceedings, the state law claim for writ of mandate… involves a dispute or controversy respecting the validity, construction, or effect of federal law.” Hayes granted Pease’s application for a temporary restraining order in the Dec. 18 electronic ruling, “…requiring the city of San Diego to follow two resolutions of its City Council by placing a guideline pupping season rope at the Children’s Pool beach in La Jolla, California.” For more information, visit w w w. s e n a t e . c a . g o v / k e h o e , www.childrenspool.org or w w w. f r i e n d s o f t h e s e a l s . c o m www.aprl.org www.aprl.org/seals.html.
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Three boys — Casey Granfors, Brock Antognioni and Troy Granfors — build a wading pool in the sand at La Jolla Shores June 21. Authorities expect more than 1 million people to visit local beaches during the July 4 holiday weekend..
NEWSbriefs SDPD preps for Independence Day
More than 100 police officers will patrol the beaches in plain clothes and in uniform on foot, bicycle, horse, motorcycle, boat and from the air during the weekend. SDPD will set up six command posts at La Jolla Shores, Belmont Park, Reed Street, Fiesta Island, Fanuel Street, Sail Bay, Crown Point, Ski Beach and Ocean Beach. Police will also set up one DUI checkpoint in the Pacific Beach area over the weekend.
More than one million people are expected to visit San Diego beaches during the July Fourth weekend, from Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5, and the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has a few words of advice: arrive before noon to find parking; be patient with the traffic; don’t park illegally in red zones or block driveways; wear your seatbelt; and don’t Surfer dies drive drunk. Using alternative transportation is off Tourmaline recommended. Possessing Locals aided a fellow an open container of alco- surfer Tuesday in the hol remains illegal on the waters off Tourmaline but beaches and around the SEE BRIEFS, Page 5 bays.
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preschool she met and formed relationships with La Jolla children and parents that endured until her death. Margaret relished following the successes of her students. In 2008 she was still receiving Christmas cards from former students and their families. Not one for retirement, she returned to work in the office of Mount Soledad Presbyterian Church, thus bringing order to a whole new group of people who had previously been out of her reach. Webb died in 1988 after a long illness, during which Margaret provided tremendous care and support. Margaret is survived by her son Greg Clover and Kathleen Webber, grandson Jesse Clover of Royal Oak, Mich., granddaughter Mollie Margaret Clover of San Francisco, Janie Prim, Colleen Bumgarner, Sallie Baucher, Lynn Poole, Ross Anderson, Bruce Anderson, and Jean, Sandy, Vic, J’Amy and Julie Herrman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to La Jolla Presbyterian preschool.
Helen P. Simmons, 78; volunteer and traveler Helen Simmons passed away on June 21, 2009. She was 78. Helen was born in New York City in 1930, where she spent her childhood years. She formed what became a lifelong endearment with the lights and glamour of the “Big Apple.” Upon
marrying Doyle Eugene Bush, she relocated to Miami, where they were blessed with their first daughter, Deborah. Doyle was a successful contractor who soon moved his young family to Phoenix to pursue his career in that rapidly growing city. There they welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Regena. Shortly after, Doyle lost his life in a tragic auto accident and Helen was left a widow with two young children. She married John Simmons of Phoenix a short time later, and they resided there until 1978. When he retired, they moved to La Jolla, where John died in 1997. Helen loved La Jolla and was well known by many as she walked through the Village. She was a loyal volunteer for the La Jolla Historical Society for many years. Helen had one brother, Walter Meller, who died in the Korean War in 1955. She received his Purple Heart. Helen loved to travel the world. She visited England, France, Italy, Greece, Israel and China as well as many parts of the United States. She was always interested in world news and politics. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother to her two daughters, Deborah Jacobus of Phoenix and Regena Field of Jackson, Wy.; her four grandchildren, Joseph and Jessica Jacobus of Phoenix and Cooper and Connor Field of Jackson; and her great grandson, Nathan Jacobus. Her complete and loving devotion to her family will always be cherished and remembered for generations to come. ■
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Florence, but raised and educated in London. The restoration committee sends one of its members, Professor Williams (Alan Mandell) to commission Giulia to do the job. He is Giulia’s former teacher. Natalija Nogulich is brilliant in three contrasting roles: imperious committee member Marciante, cleaning woman Beatrice and an old woman visitor simply called Nonna. Kate Shindle plays the third committee member, Daphne, who is so very beautiful that her presence creates Giulia’s instant dislike. Over the course of the play, the two women enough find common ground for understanding and friendship. Giulia’s great support, however, is the gallery security guard, Max (perfectly cast Daniel Serafini-Sauli), a married Italian who has spent his entire life with David and expects to grow old with him as well. The play captures the public’s adulation, respect and fascination for the sculpture, which attracts thousands of visitors each year. They wend their way through a room containing blocks of marble in various stages of revelation to demonstrate the process, finally coming into the gallery that houses the sculpture. Anyone who’s experienced this remembers reacting with awe, tears and reverence. Over the eight-month restoration period, Giulia feels the presence of David as well as that of Michelangelo on a deep and personal basis. So do the others, through her. She is grumpy,
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Claudia Shear as Giulia and Alan Mandell as Professor Williams in La Jolla Playhouse’s “Restoration.”
funny and endearing. What seems to be a simple 90minute work that unfolds without fuss ultimately becomes a play about life, loneliness, beauty, death, love and what endures. To the playwright’s everlasting credit, we are never told. Superb acting all around deepens characters that could have been stereotypes: the doddering professor, the sourpuss old maid, the flirty Italian. Scenic designer Scott Pask does not attempt to capture David in toto, merely presents a revolving scaffold with parts of him, chest, belly, foot, hand and genitalia. There are projected images (designed by Kristin Ellert), the first rather cubist, and then later, before the unveiling, an image of the sculpture itself, reduced in size. No theater could contain that. Costume
designer David C. Woolard’s creations range from Italian elegance to Giulia’s frumpy work clothes and a special occasion dress that plays heavily into the restorer’s love of David. Dan Moses Schreier is composer and sound designer. Ashley’s acumen as director and commissioner of new plays is ever more apparent. This production is not to be missed by humans, whether art lovers or not. “Restoration” plays at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays; and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through July 28 at the Mandell Weiss Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. For tickets ($30-$65), visit www.lajollaplayhouse.org or call (858) 550-1010. ■
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we have to do to balance the budget based on what we already know. It’s an expression of what we would do if we had to make that budget decision right now.” De Beck added the impact of the budget cuts won’t be revealed until March 2010 when the board must dismiss personnel if it chooses to do so. The County Board of Education will now review SDUSD’s $1.18 billion budget to ensure the cuts are realistic and represent a balanced budget. If the County Board finds the budget unrealistic and unbalanced, the board can appoint a monitor to make cuts to SDUSD’s budget, according to de Beck. After outcries from parents, the board decided not to close small schools, including Crown Point Elementary in Pacific Beach and Barnard Elementary in Point Loma, or to share principals between small schools that would have forced one principal to manage both Bird Rock and Pacific Beach elementary schools. But de Beck said those cuts will return to the table when the board discusses the 2011’12 budget. De Beck pointed to the board’s plans — and then reversal of those plans — to change bell times across the school district and share principals among small schools as examples of the board’s fickle nature. “The odds are they will change their minds, because
board members have already changed their mind on so many things,” de Beck said. Mission Bay High Principal Cheryl Seelos doesn’t give much weight to the finalized budget, either. “It will be hard to tell how it will affect anything [at Mission
The cuts in special education will also be extremely negative for some schools. LISA BONEBRAKE BIRD ROCK PARENT
Bay High School]. We don’t know any more than we did before,” Seelos said. The budget has created moving pieces and it’s not clear where they will land. For example, an increase in class sizes leaves 180 surplus teachers that the district will move around, according to Brandais. Part of the reason for those surplus teachers is that K-2 classes and ninth-grade classes will not be reduced to 15 students per teacher. In this case, principals might choose to use discretionary money to keep class sizes small or the board might send a teacher to a school that is growing, Brandais explained. Teachers could become fulltime substitute teachers or the district could send them back to school to earn a master’s
degree if, say, an elementary school teacher is now required to teach middle school, Brandais said. Lisa Bonebrake, a member of Bird Rock Elementary’s Parents’ Committee, thinks the final budget “has some concessions to parents and communities that may have been the loudest and the most organized, but I’m concerned for some of the communities and schools with lesser voices who most need the support.” She also questioned the potential negative impact of some cuts. “For example, I think that larger classroom sizes in K-4 is bad for all schools and students, but I believe it will have a much more negative impact for some schools than others,” she said via e-mail. “The cuts in special education will also be extremely negative for some schools.” Patt Hom, president of Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools (FOPBSS), said it’s difficult to comment on the budget until the state sends money to each school based on enrollment figures that won’t be finalized until early fall. However, she is worried about the weight that the teachers union holds over the district’s board of education. “I believe the real fight will come when the state finalizes its numbers and we have a better direction for where SDUSD stands,” Hom said. “I am very concerned about the control of the unions in all of this.” Visit www.sandi.net/budget and click on Budget Update to read the budget in full. ■
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District keeps same bell times San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) board members voted June 23 to OK a proposal that reversed previous bell time changes, keeping next fall’s bell times unaltered. SDUSD board members reversed previous proposals altering bell times for nine schools and a newer district-wide 15-minute shift for the upcoming 2009-’10 school year. “This switch was a result of parent input to the school board and superintendent from parents and community members across the district,” Torrey Pines Elementary School reported in a June 26 e-mail. “What they approved was to keep the bell times the same,” said Melissa Hudson, SDUSD confidential administrative assistant to the board. According to Hudson, the board voted to reverse all school bell time changes made, except for one school: the Creative and Performing Media Arts Middle School. This fall,
students will begin and end school the same time as last year, Hudson said. In addition to reversing the board’s proposal to alter the 2009-’10 bell times, board members included other schools such as Pacific Beach’s Bayview Terrace — among nine schools that had been given altered bell times last February — in the reprieve. The board’s reversal moved Bayview Terrace’s altered bell time from 7:15 a.m. to its original start time 30 minutes later. La Jolla Elementary School will start at 9 a.m. and end at 3:35 p.m., while both TPES and Bird Rock Elementary Schools begin at 9 a.m., ending at 3:25 p.m. The TPES minimum day bell on Wednesday will ring at 12:45 p.m., TPES reported. Muirlands Middle School will start at 7:30 a.m., ending at 2:10 p.m., while La Jolla High School will begin at 7:25 a.m., ending at 2:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.sandi.net. ■
hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the ME’s office said.
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rescuers later pronounced the La Jolla man dead at a local hospital. William Joseph Ryan, 50 slumped onto his board while surfing off La Jolla June 30, according to the San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office. “He attempted to get back on his board and complained of having trouble breathing,” the ME’s office reported. “He was assisted to shore by fellow surfers.” Rescuers transported him to a local
Motorcyclist, driver hurt in head-on collision At about 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, a car ran head-on into a motorcyclist at Gilman Drive and Via Alicante, police reported. Rescuers drove the 30-year-old motorcyclist and the 35-year-old driver to an area hospital where both men were treated for major injuries, police said. ■
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Leave fireworks to the experts on July 4 the penalty can be much more severe. Bottle rockets may seem The Fourth of July is almost harmless, but did you know upon us — a time for family picnics and fireworks displays. that they generate enough heat to set a roof on fire? One Yet all too often, the public fails to consider the harsh con- bottle rocket can set off a devastating fire that can potentialsequences when amateurs ly destroy homes, perhaps play with fireworks. In the entire neighborhoods — at the wrong hands, fireworks can lead to property damage, per- worst, take a life. And while sparklers may seem harmless, sonal injury — even death. they are responsible for most “In San Diego County, fireworks are not only dangerous injuries to children younger than 10 years of age and but also illegal,” said James account for one-third of the Floros, Burn Institute execuinjuries to those 5 years old tive director/chief executive and younger. Children, often officer. Floros points to the fascinated by the bright thousands, nationwide, who sparks, may grab the hot end are injured each year from of the sparkler, where the temfireworks — particularly chilperature can reach 1,800 dren. degrees. It only takes a More than two-thirds of all moment for a sparkler to fireworks-related injuries ignite a child’s clothing, causoccur between June 16 and July 16, according to the Cen- ing a devastating burn injury — possibly death. ters for Disease Control and Public fireworks displays Prevention. In 2006, the cenconducted by trained profester reported that 11 people were killed and approximately sionals are the smartest and safest way to enjoy fireworks 9,200 were treated in emerbecause they are conducted in gency rooms from fireworksrelated injuries in the U.S. One a controlled setting according to established regulations. As out of every three injured were children younger than 15 a public service to the community, the Burn Institute has years, with three times as compiled a list of licensed firemany males as females injured. Those directly partici- works shows throughout San Diego County. The list is pubpating in fireworks-related lished online at activities were “more frewww.burninstitute.org. quently and severely injured — The Burn Institute is the than bystanders.” nonprofit health agency dediAll unlicensed fireworks in cated to reducing the number San Diego County are illegal. of burn injuries and deaths in No exceptions! This includes San Diego, Imperial, Riverside everything from poppers and and San Bernardino counties sparklers to firecrackers and through fire and burn prevenbottle rockets. If you are caught with fireworks, you can tion education, burn care research and treatment and be fined; if you’re an adult providing fireworks to minors, burn survivor support services. COURTESY THE BURN INSTITUTE
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Another recipe for long, happy marriage Re: “Doing it Better,” Natasha Josefowitz, Ph.D., La Jolla Village News, Thursday, June 25, page 13. Eileen and I have been married 64 years and are enjoying our retirement years living in sunny southern California, along with our three wonderful children. We are most fortunate to have two sons and a daughter so close. Our recipe for a long and successful marriage: Patience — along with a bad memory. Elliot Schubert, Ph.D. San Diego sounds like a war zone. Even dogs who live within earshot of the SeaWorld fireworks that go off every Dogs hate fireworks! night react to the holiday fireThe Fourth of July is the worst works, which are much louder. Please keep your dog safely day for dogs ending up in shelters and emergency hospitals, and indoors during this special holiday. unfortunately too many end up People love their dogs and they dead in the road. They experience want to include them, but taking absolute terror from hearing the them along on a Fourth of July outloud noises of the holiday. They ing can lead to disaster. A terrified panic and run to try and get away. dog will run wildly trying to get People fire off rockets and fire- away from the danger. Even leavcrackers, and then at night the ing a dog in the yard outside is fireworks come on and it truly dangerous. A terrified dog can get
Bidding farewell to three celebrity legends BY DAVE THOMAS
The old adage that says celebrities die in threes could not have been more true to form than last week. In the span of just a few days, the entertainment world lost the likes of Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson — three icons of the entertainment world, now part of the ages. While all the losses were tragic, they all had different meanings for me. McMahon, 86, was a part of my childhood and well into my 20s. I can remember staying up late at night (not on school nights) watching “The Tonight Show” with my parents. It always seemed that when Johnny Carson was in a hole and the audience was not reacting to his humor (not often the case), McMahon was there to bail him out with that trademark hearty laugh of his. What made the show even better was that McMahon never took himself too seriously, allowing Carson to poke fun at his marriages, drinking, et cetera. While McMahon had experienced financial and health problems in recent years, he was one of our last true links to “The
Tonight Show,” which fortunately still lives on in VHS. The day Carson died (2005) was truly sad for me, for I thought he was the best late-night host there has ever been. Losing McMahon last week was almost as sad, for there will never be another second banana like Ed. Fawcett’s death was expected, since she had suffered from anal cancer for the last three years. Still, the news of her passing was hard for many of us who watched “Charlie’s Angels” on a regular basis in the 1970s, even though Farrah only spent one full season (1976-77) as angel Jill Munroe. Fawcett, 62, had some flops following her one year on the ABC hit drama, but she returned with some awesome movie performances, including her role in the TV movie “The Burning Bed.” Her trademark blonde locks were eventually lost to chemotherapy and the hideous disease that is cancer, but she handled herself with grace and dignity in her final months. For every other man who owned her famous swimsuit poster in the 1970s, we lost a true icon of American pop culture. The most shocking news came last Thursday with the death of
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the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Although he led a less-thannormal life, Jackson was an entertainment icon who redefined the music world. I was lucky enough to see him in concert in Philadelphia back in 1984 when he and his brothers were on tour. To say the show was incredible would be an understatement. As a 12-year-old, I remember the death of Elvis back in 1977. I would rank the news of Michael’s death last week right up there or even higher. He truly was a music legend despite what one may think of his lifestyle. As tragic as the three deaths were last week, it brings home a subtle message: It doesn’t matter how much money, fame or connections one has. At the end of the day, we are all terminal and we’ll all be wheeled out of here under a white sheet. The bottom line is we should make our mark in society while we can. Even more important, never take a day in life for granted. — Dave Thomas is a freelance sports writer for the Village News. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the paper. ■
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Native son returns for Athenaeum’s next Summer Festival BY CHARLENE BALDRIDGE | VILLAGE NEWS
Once a year, the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library celebrates Mexican-American pianist Gustavo Romero by presenting him during the Athenaeum Summer Festival, for which he has played since its inauguration in 1999. This year’s festival begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 5 at the Neurosciences Institute and continues at the same time and location each Sunday through July 29. Known for his impeccable technique and facility, the native son first performed at the Athenaeum as a child. He made his debut with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta at age 13. Soon afterward his parents were persuaded to allow him to enter New York’s Juilliard School, from which he graduated. A resi-
dent of Texas, he concertizes worldwide. In previous Summer Festivals, Romero has devoted himself to the works of Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, Schubert and Brahms, among others. This year he celebrates three composers and their 2009 anniversaries: Franz Joseph Haydn for the 200th anniversary of his death; Felix Mendelssohn for the 200th anniversary of his birth; and George Frideric Handel for the 250th anniversary of his death. Such observations make for interesting programming, to say the least. Concerts of July 5, 12 and 26 feature works by Haydn and Mendelssohn. All three composers are heard July 19. The Athenaeum Summer Festival 2009 takes place at 4 p.m. Sundays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26 at The
Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Tickets range from $25 to $45, with discounts for Athenaeum members. For additional information, visit www.ljathenaeum.org or call (858) 454-5872.
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Worte, Op. 19, No. 1; Op. 19, No. 2; Op. 19, No. 6; Op. 67, No. 4 Haydn: Variations in F Minor, Hob.XVII:6 Mendelssohn: Fantasie in F sharp Minor, Op. 28
July 19 Haydn: Adagio in F, Hob.XVII:9 Sonata in A flat, Hob.XVI:46 Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 67, No. 5; Op. 85, No. 4; July 5 Haydn: Sonata in D, Hob. XVI:19 Gondellied, Scherzo a capriccio Haydn: Sonata in C, Hob.XVI Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Handel: Chaconne in G Worte, Op. 19, No. 4; Op. 30, No. 6 Fantasies, Op. 16 July 26 Haydn: Sonata in A, Hob.XVI:30 Haydn: Sonata in F, Hob.XVI:23 Mendelssohn: Variations Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne serieuses, Op. 54 Worte, Op. 62, No. 3; Op. 62, No. 5; Klavierstücke July 12 Haydn: Fantasie in C, Hob.XVII:4 Haydn: Sonata in C Minor, Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob.XVI:20 Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Hob.XVI:52
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Pianist Gustavo Romero returns to the Neurosciences Institute July 5, 12, 19 and 26 for the Athenaeum’s annual Summer Festival.
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Lavish romance, stunning war epic on tap BY JAMES COLT HARRISON | VILLAGE NEWS
The name “Cheri” refers not to glamorous Michelle Pfeiffer but to her 20-years-younger lover, Rupert Friend. This is definitely a wonderful film for adults and the sophisticated movie fan. Adapted by Christopher Hampton (Oscar for “Dangerous Liaisons”) from French author Colette’s two novels, “Cheri” and “The Last of Cheri,” both written in the 1920s, the film was directed by Stephen Frears (“The Queen”). Pfeiffer and Kathy Bates play retired courtesans in Paris at the end of the Belle Epoque, about 1906. Bates has an errant 19year-old son whom she wants taken off her hands so he can learn the ways of the world. Voila! Who better than her friend Lea (Pfeiffer), a woman of 49 who is considered over the hill? She is a high-class lady of the evening and is more than happy to take on the naïve and boyish Cheri (Friend). The film is filled with sophisticated humor via Hampton’s stylish script. All of the French ooh la la! is done with style and grace as only the Parisians know how to handle. Making love is a cottage industry to them and they are justly famous for it. Unexpectedly, the two lovers are still together after six years
and are in love, an event that was not supposed to happen in Lea’s profession. Complications arise and Cheri’s mother pairs him up with a wealthy young girl (Felicity Jones) his age to make a proper marriage. Mother is a bit meddlesome and is unaware that her son is devastated by having to leave Lea. Frears has mounted a beautifully filmed story with the help of cinematographer Darius Khonji (“Evita” Oscar nominee) and costume designer Consolata Boyle (Oscar nod for “The Queen”). Boyle’s costumes capture the lightness of Pfeiffer’s character, and the heaviness and fussy nature of Bates’ Madame Peloux. Rupert Friend is dressed as the young men of the day preferred. Boyle said, “It was important to them to appear very elegant and sophisticated.” I shan’t give away the story, but suffice it to say it is witty, stylish, sexy and ribald. It’s time well spent and an enjoyable evening at the theater. Miramax Films. “The Hurt Locker” is a stunning portrayal of our American soldiers in Iraq whose dangerous job is to disarm road bombs. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, it is a spine-tingling thriller with tensions wound as tight as a spring. Most women are not known as
war-film directors, but it doesn’t make any difference with Bigelow’s take on the war, the men and the tolls of the war on them physically and psychologically. Bigelow does a superb job capturing the men’s psyche, camaraderie, fears and disgust about the war. The film was written by firsttime screenwriter Mark Boal, a journalist who had been embedded with a real bomb squad and based the script on his experiences. The story depicts the daily dangerous activity of the U.S. Army Ordnance Disposal team in present-day Iraq. Neighboring Jordan sits in for Iraq, and sand is sand. Relative newcomer Jeremy Renner (he had bit parts in “The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford” and “28 Days”) plays the wildman leader of the bomb team who has defused more than 800 explosive devices. He’s a modern-day John Wayne and reminds us physically of the new James Bond. He’s handsome in a rough, tough way, with lots of sex appeal. He seems definitely to be a star on the horizon. Where has he been all this time? Bigelow keeps the film moving at breakneck speed as the men go from one crisis to another, each more intense than the last.
Jeremy Renner and Anthony Mackie are featured in the new film “The Hurt Locker,” written by a journalist who was embedded with American fighting forces PHOTO COURTESY SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT in Iraq.
The director smartly ups the tension with each episode until your heart is pounding in your chest with fear, anxiety and terror. Will the bombs explode in their faces? Will Renner cut the wrong colorcoded wire? Will the enemy shoot the men before they have a chance to save a village? Touches of humanity invade the film as well. Renner makes friends with a boy who sells bootleg DVDs and CDs. He is, of course, blessed with a touch of larceny, humor and bravado for a 13-year-old. Renner takes him under his wing. Yet, he is still wary of the boy because he might
be a “planted” suicide bomber. “The Hurt Locker” is a highadrenaline, high-voltage film that never lets up the action and tension. This is one terrific film that should figure prominently in the new ten-film Best Picture nominations in next year’s Oscar awards show. The film recently won the Venice Film Festival Grand Prize as Best Film, the Seattle Film Festival as Best Director for Bigelow and the Independent Spirit Awards Best Actor for Jeremy Renner and Best Supporting Actor for Anthony Mackie. Summit Entertainment. ■
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Lamb’s Players Theatre presents Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s beloved musical, “The Fantasticks” through July 26 at the Coronado theater. Deborah Gilmour Smyth directs what Lamb’s calls a “re-imagining” of the work, which consists largely of a new scenic concept, the addition of two musicians over the original and some changes in the lyrics of “It Depends on What You Pay.” Robert Smyth and Bryan Barbarin are the scenery chewers in this company, with their portrayals of broken-down Shakespearean actors Henry and Mortimer. Their shopworn, ragged costumes are the brilliant creations
Limones) respectively, are in love. Hoping to feign disapproval and hence speed the youngsters by giving them the idea they are doing something forbidden, the dads have erected a Wall (Joyelle Cabato, who also plays the Mute) between the two houses. Luisa says Matt is nice but boring, so the dads hire a notorious, super-sexy Latino bandit named El Gallo (Mauricio Mendoza) to abduct Luisa, so that Matt can save her in a mock duel. All goes awry but in good storytelling tradition, true love triumphs. There of costumer Jeanne Reith. The other clowns are the young are lots of songs along the way, lovers’ fathers, played by Antonio most memorably “Try to Remember,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain” and “TJ” Johnson and John Rosen, “They Were You.” both appealing actors. Their “The Fantasticks” plays beloved offspring, Luisa (Courtthrough July 26 at 7:30 p.m. ney Evans) and Matt (Steve
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1. Christi Warren, Lauren Hunter and Amanda Mulligan. 2. Melinda and Analise Roland. 3. Sandra, Alexa and Alana Sherman. 4. Coming up for Senior Presents: Ali
Guth, Valentina Ferrari, Bridget Bones, Marianna Jolly and Camille Lancelot..
Senior Presents unwraps lovely ladies
This year there were 16 lovely, white-gowned ladies marking the crowning achievement of their young lives at Senior Presents. Having completed six years of community service, accompanied by their mothers, they selflessly served, by way of the San Diego Chapter of the National Charity League, as Ticktockers, a total of 14,000 hours, doing everything from cleaning beaches to using hammers and nails, assisting Habitat for Humanity (136 hours) as part of their service. Others included Meals on Wheels (a total of 1,926, the bulk of hours), Senior Community Centers of San Diego, Salvation Army and the San Diego Food Bank. It was a proud moment when they were led onstage by a contingent of Marines who first presented the colors, then handed each one of them to her father for the processional down the runway. After a fatherdaughter dance, each young lady returned for a solo walk down the runway, symbolically marking her emergence into the adult world. A fashion show followed, featuring the up-and-coming Ticktockers, each of whom will one day be wearing the white dress and dancing with her dad.
5. Nan and Kristi Rossbacher and Marlene and Isabelle Poulin. 6. Steve Strauss and Lise Wilson (she co-chaired the event and fashion show). 7. Merka Tarakjian and Tarva Theiss. 8. MacKenzie and Laurie Allen. 9. Betty and Mike Dunn with Sue and Bill Walsh.
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Camp time still available at LJCD BY DAVE THOMAS | VILLAGE NEWS
While summer kicks into full gear this weekend with the Fourth of July holiday, local scholastic athletes still have an opportunity to partake in sports camps through La Jolla Country Day (LJCD) School. Among the camps still open for several more weeks is the LJCD Athletic Performance Program, under the direction of head track coach Kevin Reaume. The camp is geared for all from novice to champion, one-sport athlete or multi-sport participant. Participants can enhance their skills with joint integrity, stabilization, balance, coordina-
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AFTERNOON OF ART Artist Gene Locklear (above) shows his original artwork, “L.T., A Formidable Power,” during a June 28 afternoon reception for Locklear at the La Jolla home of Dianne York Goldman. Hostess York Goldman (left, from left) with art collector Alex Kano, art professor Anita Brynolf and artist Chato with his sculpture “Nalwod 2000.” The event helped benefit the Boys to Men Mentoring Network. York Goldman also has a TV show that has been picked up by the Lifetime Network.
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Ocean coughs up tarballs at the Shores because all that rolling around It’s common for me to walk beneath the the beach at La Jolla Shores waves, along and see flattish scraps of tar with tidal lying on the sand. I even see thrashings, them under water, wafting selects for back and forth above the sand such conbefore they wash in to the straints. beach. Frequently, small or Tarballs are not a new phenascent hitchhikers like barnanomenon at La Jolla Shores, or cles are attached. Called tarelsewhere, for that matter, as balls, though not spherical, they plague coastlines throughthey form in the ocean when out the world. Beach tar may blobs of oil combine with swirling debris like sand grains originate from offshore oil rigs or from onshore bulk oil storto form solid yet bendable age or production facilities. chunks of tar. The pieces I see The tar may get a start from at La Jolla Shores are mostly people who dump automotive sand-dollar size and look not oil into their neighborhood unlike stones with somewhat ragged edges. If you’ve walked storm sewers, which ultimately drain into the ocean. Seafarers the beach many a time and haven’t noticed them, it may be also do their bit when emptying boat or ship bilges, which because they blend in so well are tainted with heavy crude with the genuine article — oil. The extent of tarballs on well-worn, dark stones any given beach varies widely. dredged up by tidal and wave action. Tarballs likely resemble On some shores, they are rarely seen unless a significant each other in size and shape BY JUDITH LEA GARFIELD
oil spill has occurred nearby. For the most part, wind and current conditions control the likelihood of whether tar fragments sink to the sea bottom or drift. Tar on the beach is not always human induced; natural seeps also leak from the ocean floor. In fact, the sticky stuff has played a role in human society dating as far back as 13,000 years. Local Native Americans used seep material as a kind of all-purpose adhesive to waterproof their oceangoing plank boats and to waterproof baskets and containers. In more modern times, say within the last 100 years, natural asphalt seeps have been mined to pave California’s roadways. What, then, is the root of the tarballs I constantly see at La Jolla Shores? I spoke to Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) emeritus biologist Pat Masters, and after conferSEE TARBALLS, Page 12
tion, agility, functional strength and conditioning. The mechanics of running, jumping and moving in multiple directions will be covered. A middle school session (grades 6-8) helps prepare young athletes for the demands of high school sports. The female athlete’s sessions are tailored to specific female concerns in athletics. The camp for grades 7-12 runs through July 30, with sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., and 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. For further information contact Reaume, (858) 453-3440 SEE CAMP, Page 13
Driver Gunderson, 15, is tearing up the track for pavement and one for dirt track racing, plus a small LegProfessional race driver Eric ends stock car. “I tried baseball, soccer and Gunderson, a budding star at football before getting into 15, understands the value of having a strong support team. karting,” he said. “Didn’t find And it’s paid off with victories. those to my liking. When I was 11, I saw a picture of a It doesn’t hurt that in the spring and fall he got a jump- go-kart in a magazine and I told my mom I’d like to try it.” start from his La Jolla High A few months after driver’s teachers, who shared the 9thschool, he was on the road grader’s passion to become a circuits and winning. big-time race driver. He was He admits he’s on a learning given homework assignments curve with the midgets, but he early so he could leave town won the first race he entered Fridays for Saturday night this year in Las Vegas. races. Those trips were to Gunderson has been sucHanford, Ventura, Irwindale, cessful on pavement tracks Perris and even Las Vegas. and feels it will take time to “It comes down to getting adapt to broad sliding on dirt. my school work early and to “We will be climbing multimake sure I’m on top of it,” said the straight-A honors stu- ple mountains this year, taking on two forms of racing,” dent. said the articulate youngster, Where Little League involvement includes costs for who helps prepare his news releases. “It will be difficult, a uniform, shoes and a glove, but we have learned over the this sport is expensive. A past several years that we can Focus Ford midget, the kind Gunderson races, can cost SEE DRIVER, Page 14 $22,000 new. And he has one BY JOHNNY MCDONALD | VILLAGE NEWS
La Jollan Eric Gunderson in action earlier this spring during a race in Madera.
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ring with her husband and SIO emeritus coastal oceanographer Doug Inman, she said, “Doug is unaware of any natural seeps in the [La Jolla submarine] canyon. Doug and I suspect you are seeing bilge tar being carried from off San Diego Bay or Mission Bay by southwest winds that cause an eddy in the lee of Point La Jolla [located off La Jolla Cove].” Eddies are currents best described as rivers in the ocean that move contrary to the direction of the main current. Some flow close enough to the shoreline to have an impact on the beach. Here, the fast-moving current can and does quickly
Local Native Americans used seep material as a kind of all-purpose adhesive ...
move tarballs onshore. Thirty years ago, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a report on the “tarball problem.” They determined that tarballs originate from three main sources: 49 percent hail from
land (for example, automotive oils dumped into sewers and vehicles leaking petroleum products onto the roads) where storm drain pollution and runoff from rain washes oils into the ocean; 40 percent come from oceangoing vessels when bilges are pumped and tanks are cleaned; and a scant 11 percent arise from natural seepage from the ocean floor. The study further concluded how exactly tarballs form: Once in contact with water, oils decompose, and as they do, the lighter fractions evaporate. The remaining substance is the heavy asphalt-like material I see washed up on the beach. Small amounts of tarballs generally don’t pose a serious threat to public health or the environment. However, walk on a beach with tar and some tacky residue my end up stuck to the bottom of your feet or shoes. If beach tar makes contact with your skin, wash it off when you can, because it may cause an allergic reaction like a rash. State and federal policies don’t allocate governmental funds to clean up minimal tarballs, but the government will get involved if the quantity of tar threatens public safety or if taking action will mitigate environmental damage.
© 2009 JUDITH LLEA GARFIELD
Youngster gooseneck barnacles (above), Pollicipes polymerus, the commonest critters I find anchored to tarballs, overwhelm their small tarball substrate. A barely visible flatworm (below), Notoplana acticola, makes a home in surface creases of a tarball. It may be waiting for one of its prey favorites, the barnacle, to settle down and provide it an easy meal.
— Judith Lea Garfield, biologist and underwater photographer, has authored two natural history books about the underwater park off La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores. www.judith.garfield.org. Ques© 2009 JUDITH LLEA GARFIELD tions, comments or suggestions? I gathered this small collection of tarballs from a short stroll at La Jolla Shores. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. ■
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A number of collegiate athletes with ties to the La Jolla area recently wrapped up their respective spring seasons. On the tennis courts, sophomore Greg Hirshman (La Jolla Country Day School) completed his sophomore season for Stanford University. Hirshman was one of six Stanford netters to receive Pac-10 AllAcademic awards. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor. Hirshman carries a 3.99 GPA and is double-majoring in economics and mathematics. On the softball diamond, Samantha Berenter (La Jolla Country Day School) was a member of the Indiana University (1039, 4-16 Big 10) squad. Berenter appeared in 35 games, starting 29 with all but one coming at third base. She went 2-for-2 with a double and a walk in her season debut against Cal Poly and hit her first career home run against UCLA. Senior Koree Blyleven (The
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accomplish a lot in a short period of time if we stay focused and committed, and work with the right people. “I am obviously very young to be involved in so many types of racing, but the crew members on my cars bring literally decades of championship experience to our racing programs. Last year was my first in oval track racing. I won 10 of the 27 races I entered. I competed against racers of all ages, some Eric Gunderson of La Jolla flashes the “No. 1” sign after winning a race earlier of whom have been racing Legthis spring. He will drive at Perris Auto Speedway July 4. ends cars for 15 years.” And he’s almost halfway car and go over the race to talk His pavement racer is kept at about what I did right and what I through a 24-race season to a shop in Chino and the dirt prove his point. Next up is Perris did wrong,” he said. “It’s all a machine in Huntington Beach. part of the accelerating process.” Auto Speedway on July 4. A midget car weighs 900 “Dirt track was the greatest His driving coach is Wally pounds and has 400 Pankratz, a prominent sprint car transition,” he acknowledged. horsepower. It is modified with “Legend cars are a little sensidriver. mechanical fuel injection to tive. On pavement, I feel at home Gunderson operate on said he felt like in a midget. It’s like a go-kart methanol fuel with suspension and you can an outsider at instead of adjust them in the cockpit. the start gasoline. “Our team is enjoying great because most “Mom and success because of our profesof the other Dad have been sional approach that combines drivers were very supportive hard work, teamwork, dedicafrom families from the start,” tion and attention to detail.” who had been Gunderson That organized approach involved in racsaid. comes from a young man who ing for years. And that ERIC GUNDERSON also serves as a coach for a Dale “Aside from involvement RACER Carnegie “Effective Communicaairplanes and means spendtions and Human Relations” an interest in ing hours cars, my family course. on the road And in true driver form, he knew nothand at the ing about racing,” he said. “But I doesn’t leave out his sponsors, tracks. who have been with him for a His team involves many people like to think our approach in who work on the cars and serve coming to the track and how we couple of years. They include achieve success will help us gain Maxima Products, Vitalyte, Oakas crew chiefs and instructors. respect from our competitors. I’d ley Inc. and Nomad Slot Car Rac“My mom videotapes the like to be a force to be reckoned ing. ■ event, and then we go to my with.” instructor’s place to clean the
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Junior rowers prepare for U.S. championships BY ANTHONY GENTILE | VILLAGE NEWS
A pair of junior rowers from the San Diego Rowing Club (SDRC) is moving from Mission Bay to the bigtime. Joe Thaxton and Jason Perone are currently cutting the waters at the USRowing Junior Men’s Sweep Development Camp, held June 22 to July 19 at Three Rivers Rowing Complex in Pittsburgh. “They are the next generation in a long line of San Diego Rowing Club athletes,” SDRC coach Art Sloate said. The invitation-only camp invited 36 athletes (31 rowers and five coxswains) born in 1992 or later. At the camp, boats will be formed for the USRowing Club National Championships held July 15 to 19 in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and one boat of eight will be selected to compete in the CanAmMex Regatta July 11 to 19 in Mexico City. “These two just have one season of experience rowing yet have been invited,” Sloate said. “That is quite an accomplishment.” Thaxton and Perone were invited to the camp based on performances in events such as the USRowing Southwest Junior Championship Regatta in May and their scores on rowing machines at the club. Their success is impressive considering they first picked up oars at SDRC last September
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Condo deposits returned amid buyer shortage BY SEBASTIAN RUIZ | VILLAGE NEWS
Developers of San Diego’s tallest mixed-use condominium high-rise, at Tenth Avenue and A Street downtown, have decided to cancel all escrows and return home deposits to some estimated 300 buyers because too few purchased homes to meet financing deadlines. Developers had to have 70 percent of Vantage Pointe’s condos sold to prospective buyers to meet the new guidelines secondary mortgage giant Fannie Mae (known formally as the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) implemented March 1. Buyers should have received their returned deposits by the first week of June. Developers needed to meet sales deadlines by mid-May. Buyers will either take the refunded deposit or have a chance to sign new pur-
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chase agreements, said Vantage Pointe sales manager Donna Lutz. Fannie Mae guidelines require at least 70 percent of the units sold or under contract before the government-backed secondary mortgage company would purchase any of the home loans from primary lenders. Fannie Mae changed the num-
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CHAMBERchat Truluck’s to host Chamber mixer The Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce (GTCC) held its June Business After Five Mixer at the luxurious Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Attendees were able to sample the delicious appetizers and experience the culinary expertise of Estancia Chef Jose Carrillo, who served up the delectable chicken and shrimp quesadillas. Estancia designated the Mustangs and Burros room to the chamber event. This area provides for beautiful scenery and comfortable ambiance within a tranquil environment. Guests were able to comfortably socialize and establish strong business networks in this relaxing environment. Also, four new members were recognized and honored during the Business After Five ceremony. Several exciting chamber events are scheduled this year. Truluck’s Seafood, 8990 University Center Lane, will host the next mixer on Wednesday, July 8 starting at 5:30 p.m. To receive more information on chamber events and activities, join the mailing list on the chamber Web page, goldentrianglechamber.com. If you have any questions about chamber events or membership, please call GTCC President George Schmall at his office (Financial Bodyguards), (858) 350-1253. ■
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located at: 4344 MONTALVO ST. #6 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): COMMERCIAL GASKETS OF CALIFORNIA This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION COMMERCIAL GASKETS OF CALIFORNIA 4344 MONTALVO ST.#6 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 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: JUNE 03, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-015169 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: WILD CATCH SEAFOOD PRODUCTS located at: 4522 30TH ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92116 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CHRISTOPHER SPARKS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 05/21/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAY 21, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016222 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: M.A.R CONSTRUCTION, M.A.R SOLAR SYSTEMS located at: 7427 BEAGLE ST SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MARK ROMANBAN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 09/30/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 01, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-014383 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: G6 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, LLC. located at: 11121 BRIARCLIFF DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): G6 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, LLC. This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The transaction of business began on: 04/20/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAY 13, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016323 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PYAGSA USA located at: 580 CAMINO DE LA REINA #119 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MIGUEL AGUSTIN MARTIN DEL CAMPO, MIGUEL ANGEL VARGAS 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: JUNE 02, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016422 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CONSOLIDATED ECO SYSTEMS
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016441 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LIFELINE DEBT RELIEF, LIFELINE DEBT SETTLEMENT PROCESSING located at: 2820 CAMINO DEL RIO S. #214 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): LIFELINE CREDIT SOLUTIONS LLC. This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION The transaction of business began on: 05/15/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 03, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016340 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ELITE ACQUISITION GROUP, INC. located at: 7341 GABBIANO LN. CARLSBAD, CA. 92011 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ELITE ACQUISTION GROUP, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION ELITE ACQUISITION GROUP INC 7341 GABBIANO LANE CARLSBAD, CA. 92011 NEVADA The transaction of business began on: 10/15/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 02, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11,18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016350 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PET PACIFIERS located at: 1856 NAUTILUS ST. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JEFFERY S. SUMMITT This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/02/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 02, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016694 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: URAK PHOTOGRAPHY located at: 2980 CLAIREMONT DR. #34 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): LAURENT KRAMER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 07/05/07 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 04, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016089 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: AVANT-GARDE PAINTING CO. located at: 1727 VIEW WAY EL CAJON, CA. 92020 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JEREMIAH COUCH. This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 05/30/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 01, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-015623 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TRIX GEAR located at: 5632 SOLEDAD MOUNTAIN RD. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CELESTE ANN DUFFY 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 27, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016463 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SAN DIEGO INTERSTITAL CYSTITIS SUPPORT GROUP located at: 9300 CAMPUS POINT DR. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): TERRY WARD This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/03/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUN 03, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017296 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LEGACY HOME FINANCING located at: 11526 SORRENTO VALLEY RD. #B-3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): LEGACY HOME FINANCING INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION LEGACY HOME FINANCING INC. 11526 SORRENTO VALLEY RD. #B-3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 CALIFORNIA. The transaction of business began on: 05/21/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUN 10, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017314 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: EXPOSED IMAGINATION located at: 3544 FENELON ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MICHAEL J. CONNER 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: JUN 10, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017129 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SAN DIEGO ROSE COMPANY located at: 3755 AVOCADO BLVD. #1000 LA MESA, CA. 91941-7301 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): SAN DIEGO ROSE FACTORY INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION SAN DIEGO ROSE FACTORY INC. 3755 AVOCADO BLVD. #1000 LA MESA, CA. 91941-7301 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 05/21/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUN 09, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-014510 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MY TRAVEL COMFORTS located at: 1380 GARNET AVE. E-526 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): THOMAS H. BLACKWOOD This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 12/31/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAY 14, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 11, 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO SOUTH COUNTY DIVISION 500 3RD. AVE. CHULA VISTA, CA. 91910-5649 CASE NO: 37-2009-00076099-CU-PT-SC PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, JOSEPH AND WENDY ETCHECHURY 147 I STREET CHULA VISTA, CA. 91910 619-852-6088 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM JOSEPH AND WENDY ETCHECHURY ON BEHALF OF CATHERINE ANNE ETCHECHURY TO CATHERINE JULIETTE ETCHECHURY THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON JULY 14, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: 4 2ND FLOOR AT SAME AS NOTED ABOVE ISSUE DATES: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017871 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GREENER TODAY ECO-CONSULTANTS located at: 3203 GOVERNOR DR, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92122 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): REBECCA SCHWARTZ 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: JUNE 16, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1350 Front St., Room 5056 San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 525-4064 Filing Date: JUNE 18, 2009 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: ZANZIBAR CAFE II INC. The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 707 & 711 G ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101-6418 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-EATING PLACE ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 18, 25 AND JULY 02, 2009
do, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a aabogados. Si no puede a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos sin grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhe lp/espanol/), o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegío de abogados locales. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO COUNTY Central Division Branch 330. W BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA.92101-3409 CASE NO: 37-2009-00082088-CL-OR-CTL The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la direccieón y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Wasserman Kornheiser LLP; Craig L. Combs, Esq.-CSB No. 229438; 7955 Raytheon Road San Diego, CA. 92111 (858) 505-9500 DATE: JAN 28, 2009 clerk , by J. WALTERS, Deputy ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009
nary expenditures and account to the court for an extraordinary expinditures made after these restraining orders are effective. However, you may use community property, quasi-community property, or your own separate property to pay an attorney to help you or to pay court costs. C. Michael McClure, Esq. SBN 44091 Attorney at law P.O. Box 3315 Monterey, CA. 93942 (831)649-6161 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018271 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THE LEADERSHIP TRIBE located at: 10768 SCRIPPS RANCH BLVD. #308 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CARRIE FLOSS 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: JUNE 19, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017602 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SPIN SINGLE PROFESSIONALS NETWORK located at: 2411 OXFORD AVE. CARDIFF, CA. 92007 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): CARMELA JEAN GOODWIN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 02/09/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 15, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018407 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DESIGN FLAW PUBLISHING located at: 3875 MT. BRUNDAGE AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): BRIAN SHEERIN 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: JUNE 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018384 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: BRIDGEWATER POOLS located at: 4812 DEL MONTE #16 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ROBERT LENZ 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: JUNE 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018394 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: I SIMPLIFY located at: 1948 MISSOURI ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ERIC MARTINEZ 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: JUNE 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-016521 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: COAST TO COAST CAFE located at: 16950 VIA TAZON SAN DIEGO, CA. 92127 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): TONI SANTINI 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: JUNE 03, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00092436-CU-PTCTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, MARIA CAROLINA POLANCO 1562 7TH AVE. APT 104 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 619-862-3937 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM MARIA CAROLINA POLANCO TO CAROLINA MARIA MENDIETA THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON AUG 04, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D-25 AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATES: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO NORTH COUNTY DIVISION 325 S. MELROSE DR. VISTA, CA. 92081 CASE NO: 37-2009-00056423-CU-PT-NC PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, RICHARD L. MANWARING THE LEGAL CENTER, APLC 323 N. COAST HWY., SUITE D OCEANSIDE, CA. 92054 760-754-1099 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM ROBERT ANTHONY PUGH TO BOB ANTHONY SUMMERSUN THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON JULY 24, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM SAME AS NOTED ABOVE ISSUE DATES: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017981 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT WEBSITES, E.D.W. located at: 2430 DRESDEN PL. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DIANA NEVILLE 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: JUNE 17, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018020 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PROPWISE located at: 4551 CORONADO AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DAVID B. GEORGE, DANIEL W. DRAKE, VI 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: JUNE 17, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017793 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: IMPERIUM GOVERNMENT CONSULTING located at: 10817 CAMINITO ARCADA SAN DIEGO, CA. 92131 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): ERIC TOPLIFF, JIMSUN THARAGIL This business is being conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP The transaction of business began on: 06/14/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 16, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) MARCELA MEZA; and and Does 1 through 10 inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE) VERANO CONDOMINIUMS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, a California Nonprofit, Mutual Benefit Corporation You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find theese court forms and more information at the california courts online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov selfhelp), your county library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal serv ices program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association Tiene 30 DíAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más informacion en el Centro de Ayunda de las Cortes de California (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presntacieón pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia.Hay otros requisitos legales Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un aboga-
NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: Lynne Simms You are being sued Petitioner’s name is: Veronika CASE NUMBER: DR48337 You have 30 calendar days after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL-120 or FL-123) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get the information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), or by contacting your local county bar association. NOTICE: The restraining order on page 2 are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgement is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. 1. The name and adress of the court are; Superior Court of California, County of Monterey 1200 Aguajito Road Monterey,CA. 93940 2. The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: C. Michael McClure, Esq. SBN 44091 P.O. Box 3315 Monterey, CA 93942 (831) 649-6161 Connie Mazzei Clerk of the Superior Court Date: FEB 11, 2009 Clerk,by B. PARTIDA Deputy WARNING: California law provides that, for purposes of division of property upon dissolution of a marriage or domestic partnership or upon legal separation, property acquired by the parties during marriage or domestic partnership in joint form is presumed to be community property. If either party to this action should die before jointly held community property is divided, the language in the deed that characterizes how title is held (i.e, joint tenancy, tenants in common, or community property) will be controling, and not the community property presumption. You should consult your attorney if you want the community property presumption to be written into the recorded title to the property. STANDARD FAMILY LAW RESTRAINING ORDERS Starting immediately, you and your spouse or domestic partner are restrained from 1. removing the minor child or children of the oarties, if any, from the state without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court; 2. cashing, borrowing against, cancelling, transfering, disposing of, or changing the beneficiaries of any insurance or other coverage, including life, health automobile, and disability, held for the benefit of the parties and their minor child or children; 3. transfering, encumbering, hypothecating, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property, real or personal, whether community, quasi-community, or separate, without the written consent of the party or an order of the court, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life; and 4. creating a nonprobale transfer or modifying a nonprobate transfer in a manner that effects the disposistion of property subject to the transfer, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court. Before revocation of a nonprobate transfer can take effect or a right of survivorship to property can be eliminated, notice of the change must be filed and served on the other party. You must notify each other of any proposed extraordinary expenditures at least five business days prior to incurring these extraordi-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-015665 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: BLANCHET DESIGNS located at: 1656 MALDEN ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): STACEY GABRIELLA BLANCHET. This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/19/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 16, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018085 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ROC N ROSE located at: 9626 QUAIL CANYON SAN DIEGO, CA. 92019 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): DAYNA HENDRICKSON 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: JUNE 18, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-015400 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CUTLASS SUPREME CLEANING located at: 2805 MORENA BLVD. #2 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): HAROLD LIFTEE 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 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 18, 25 JULY 02 AND 09, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017995 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MOMMY AND ME BOUTIQUE located at: 2973 BELKNAP WAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JENNIFER CRANE This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/10/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 17, 2009 Issue Dates: JUNE 25 JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018355 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PACIFIC BEACH BOXING located at: 4190 MISSION BLVD #171 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): VANDA GONCALVES 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: JUNE 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018287 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HANDCRAFTED MILLWORKS located at: 3089 CLAIREMONT DR. #152 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): HANDCRAFTED MILLWORKS. This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY HANDCRAFTED MILLWORKS 3089 CLAIREMONT DR. #152 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 WISCONSIN The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 22, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00092241-CU-PTCTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, LISA ANN DOWS 4155 TEXAS ST. #8 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92104 619-823-3793 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM LISA ANN DOWS TO ELIJAH SAINT DOWS THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON AUG 06, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D-25 AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATES: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
IN THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF SALT LAKE COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH SUMMONS Case No. 092900171 AD Judge: peuler In the matter of the Adoption of, Aaliyah Jomei Rodriguez, Jocelynn Aloni Rodriguez. THE STATE OF UTAH TO THE ABOVENAMED PETITIONER/RESPONDENT: You are hereby summoned and required to file an Answer in writing to the attached Petition with the Clerk of: Third District Court of Salt Lake County State of Utah, a copy of said answer, within 20 days if you are served in the State of Utah, or within 30 days if you are served outside the State of Utah, arter the service of this Summons upon you. If you fail to do so, judgement by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in said Petition, which has been filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. You obtain a copy of the Verified Petition by writing to the clerk of the court at 450 S. State St. Salt Lake City, Ut. 84114. READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY. These papers mean that you are being sued for Adoption. DATED this 04 day of May, 2009. ISSUE DATE(S) JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00092389-CU-PTCTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, MICHAELDOMINIC COOPER 6161 EL CAJON BLVD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92115 619-251-0925 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM MICHAEL-DOMINIC COOPER TO MICHAEL-DOMINIC COOPER YEDUAHE THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON AUG 04, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D25 AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATES: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017859 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: HANDITEK located at: 3453 INGRAHAM ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MICHAEL J. DE BEAVER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. The transaction of business began on: 06/16/09 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 16, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018558 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER GROUP, LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS, BEACH & BAY PRESS, GOLDEN TRIANGLE NEWS, SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER NETWORK, SAN DIEGO DOWNTOWN MAGAZINE, SAN DIEGO DOWNTOWN NEWS, THE PENINSULA BEACON, LA JOLLA TODAY MAGAZINE, PB LIFE MAGAZINE, 92101, SAN DIEGO PETS MAGAZINE located at: 4645 CASS ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): MANNIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION 4645 CASS ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: 01/01/85 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1350 Front St., Room 5056 San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 525-4064 Filing Date: JUNE 11, 2009 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 5998 ALCALA PARK BLDG HAHN UNIVERSITY CENTER SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110-2492 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-EATING PLACE ISSUE DATE(S): JULY 02, 09 AND 16, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-018697 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LIBRA ELECTRONICS, LINDSAY ENTERPRISES located at: 3560 BOUNDARY ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92104 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): JOSEPH A. LINDSAY This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 11/15/97 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 24, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2009-017245 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: YOUNG AT ART CHILDREN’S ART CENTER located at: 1821 CABLE ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the folllowing owner(s): KIMBERLY HOWELL, JENNIFER LYN SIMMS This business is being conducted by: AN UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION-OTHER THAN A 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: JUNE 10, 2009 Issue Dates: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO HALL OF JUSTICE 330 W. BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 CASE NO: 37-2009-00093121-CU-PTCTL PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, MICHELLE BECK BALKE 857 ARMADA TERRACE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 619-322-0681 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM MICHELLE BECK BALKE TO MICHELLE MAY BALKE THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON AUG 13, 2009 TIME: 8:30 AM DEPT: D-25 AT 220 WEST BROADWAY SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101 ISSUE DATES: JULY 02, 09, 16 AND 23, 2009
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REAL ESTATE DIRECTORY · LA JOLLA VILLAGE NEWS
THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009
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OPEN HOUSE directory LA JOLLA Sat 1-4pm Sat 1-4pm Sat 1-4pm Sat 1-4pm Sat 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 12-3pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-5pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-5pm Sun 1-5pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-5pm Sun 1-5pm
329 Bonair St. #5 3BR/2.5BA 292 Bonair St. 3BR/3BA 7451 & 7453 Girard Ave. 2/2 & 1/2 331 Playa del Norte 4BR/4BA 1626 Clemson Circle 5BR/5.5BA 6349 Via Cabrera 3BR/2BA 329 Bonair St. #5 3BR/2.5BA 2837 Via Posada 3BR/3BA 469 Arenas 2BR/2BA 292 Bonair St. 3BR/3BA 7451 & 7453 Girard Ave. 2/2 & 1/2 1334 Caminito Arriata 4BR/3BA 5402 Soledad Rd. 4BR/3BA 5511 La Jolla Mesa Dr. 4BR/4BA 7916 Paseo del Ocaso 3BR/2BA 331 Playa del Norte 4BR/4BA 945 Coast Blvd. 3BR/3.5BA 1310 Inspiration Dr. 5BR/6BA 1626 Clemson Circle 5BR/5.5BA 7666 Hillside 4BR/5BA 2610 Inyaha Lane 6BR/2BA 6514 Muirlands dr. 5BR/5.5BA 1620 Torrey Pines 1590 Coast Walk 7BR/8BA
PACIFIC BEACH / MISSION BEACH $888,000 $1,100,000-$1,250,876 $1,150,000-$1,350,000 $2,950,000 $3,895,000 $700,000-$749,000 $888,000 $936,000 $995,000 $1,100,000-$1,250,876 $1,150,000-$1,350,000 $1,200,000 $1,595,000 $1,795,000 $2,250,000 $2,950,000 $3,295,000 $3,795,000-$3,995,000 $3,895,000 $4,490,000 $5,350,000 $6,950,000 $7,500,000 $8,500,000
Ozstar De Jourday • 619-248-7827 Jim Mc Inerney • 858-551-7233 Ben Kashefi • 858-353-2686 Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630 Elena Wilcox • 858-454-9800 Myriam Huneke • 619-246-9999 Ozstar De Jourday • 619-248-7827 Stella Biggs • 619-384-1945 Michelle Serafini • 858-829-6210 Jim Mc Inerney • 858-551-7233 Erica Derby • 858-361-4903 Gina Frager Hixson • 858-405-9100 Marilyn Robertson • 858-775-6290 Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630 Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630 Maxine & Marti Gellens • 858-551-6630 The Reed Team • 858-456-1240 Kathryn Murphy • 858-336-5623 Elena Wilcox • 858-454-9800 Meg Lebastchi • 858-336-0936 Irene Chandler • 858-775-6782 Greg Noonan • 858-551-3302 Irene Chandler • 858-775-6782 Meg Lebastchi • 858-336-0936
Ts, W, F 12-4pm Sat, Sun 11am-4pm Sat 12-3pm Sun 12-3pm
924 Hornblend 924 Hornblend 1020/1022 Felspar 1020/1022 Felspar
2BR Units 2BR Units 3BR/2.5BA 3BR/2.5BA
$464,000-$595,000 $464,000-$595,000 $649,000-$669,000 $649,000-$669,000
Alex Rojas • 858-427-3664 Alex Rojas • 858-427-3664 Brian Lewis • 619-300-5032 Brian Lewis • 619-300-5032
POINT LOMA / OCEAN BEACH Sun 1-4pm Sun 12-3pm Sun 11am-4pm Sun 11am-4pm Sun 11am-4pm
1140 Catalina 2960 Poinsettia Dr. 639 Silvergate Ave. 3345 Lucinda St. 821 Armada Terrace
2BR/1BA 4BR/2BA 4BR/2BA 3BR/3BA 4BR/4BA
$675,000-$749,000 $845,000-$895,000 $1,095,000 $1,375,000 $2,475,000
Cindy Wing • 619-223-9464 Alexandra Mouzas • 619-518-2755 Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Robert Realty • 619-852-8827
DEL MAR Sat 1-4pm
1569 San Dieguito Dr.
DEADLINE FOR THE OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY IS NOON ON TUESDAYS.
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Just Listed · Wonderful Country Club Spanish Villa
7259 Carrizo Drive (off Country Club Drive) · La Jolla This exquisite Spanish Villa features 4BR/4.5BA and over 4,000 square feet of romantic elegance with the highest quality finishes and details. Gorgeous Dewhurst Remodel/Addition. Panoramic ocean and sunset views are framed through the arched windows and French doorways. Old-world courtyard with 60’ lap-pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and fireplace. Three-car garage. This wonderful home is incredible for both daily living and gracious entertaining. Private, quiet and secluded, yet just a short distance to the Village of La Jolla this wonderful Country Club Estate is hidden away on one of La Jolla’s finest streets. Call David to view this amazing property!
Just Listed · Offered at $3,695,000
858 • 459 • 0202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Across from Ocean
Gated Muirlands Estate
205 Fern Glen · La Jolla
6405 Muirlands Drive · La Jolla
This breathtaking home is situated across the street from the beach. Whitewater ocean and romantic sunset views! Expanded and remodeled to perfection with a gorgeous gourmet kitchen. Boasting multiple patios and a huge roof-top deck, this private paradise is perfect for entertaining and indoor/outdoor living. Enjoy a full-time vacation - the ultimate summer, surf, and sunset location. Open the doors to your Master Suite verandah and you’ll never miss a wave! Call David to view this amazing property!
This majestic gated Muirlands estate features over 7,000 square feet of elegance with details reminiscent of the finest European villas. Panoramic ocean and hillside views in one of La Jolla’s premiere neighborhoods. Complete with an expansive and exquisite Master Suite, elegant gourmet kitchen, library, billiard room & bar, exercise room, detached guest retreat/office with bath and a wonderful pool/ entertainment area. Private and beautifully manicured grounds on .45 acre. Call David to view this amazing property!
Seller will entertain offers between $1,700,000 & $1,900,876 www.205FernGlen.com
Just Listed · Offered at $6,795,000 www.6405Muirlands.com
858 • 459 • 0202 email@example.com DRE #00982592
La Jolla Village News, July 2nd, 2009