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to Arctic dwellers experience what few from their home have ever seen BY KENDRA HARTMANN | VILLAGE NEWS hen La Jolla Shores resident Eleanor Mosca got an email from Syla Pijamini that Syla and her sister were hoping to visit San Diego, Mosca was delighted. She hadn’t seen Syla for years, since she took a cruise to the Nunavut territory in 2007. Syla had worked in a hotel that took care of cruise passengers’ activities while on land, and, by chance, she was also the daughter of Abraham Pijamini, who was the guide for a dogsled trip Mosca had taken decades ago. Mosca replied she would be happy to host Syla and her sister in California. She was a bit surprised, however, when the emailed response she received was, “Okay, our plane arrives at 12:30 p.m.” “I didn’t know what day — if it was Syla (right) and Iga Pijamini grew up in the northernmost Inuit settlement of that day, or the next day, or the next Grise Fiord (photo by Kendra Hartmann). The hamlet lies 720 miles north of the Arcweek,” Mosca said, laughing. “Plus, I tic circle on Ellesmere Island. Their father, Abraham Pijamini (inset) works didn’t know if by 12:30 p.m. she meant on a sled, a common form of transporting goods across the sea ice that remains frozen for most of the year (photo courtesy of Eleanor Mosca). noon or midnight.” Mosca immediately imagined how “I knew they wouldn’t plan for multiple terminals Syla and sister Iga, Inuits who were born and raised in the remote Nunavut, would react to the big interna- and such,” Mosca said. “I just imagined them wandertional airport — a far cry from the one-room building ing around this big airport, and I didn’t even know and tiny strip of runway they were used to up in the when they’d be arriving.” Arctic. SEE INUIT, Page 7


San Diego Unified rescinds layoffs; 2012-13 school year back on track BY PATRICIA WALSH | VILLAGE NEWS The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) has reached an agreement with the San Diego Education Association (SDEA) that puts the 2012-13 school year back on track by recalling pink slips for nearly 1,400 teachers, nurses and counselors — including 85 teachers and staff in the La Jolla and Mission Bay area schools. “Everybody’s happy that the teachers’ union is talking to the district again — that’s always a step in the right direction,” said Sharon Jones, a parent

involved in the La Jolla cluster of schools. “We’re very happy that it’s been resolved, but funding issues still remain. California’s got to figure out a better way to fund education.” Educators voted from June 24-26 on the tentative agreement that was forged between negotiators from the teachers’ union and the SDUSD. The results of the vote were tallied and released June 27. The terms of the agreement include: • Teachers will defer raises promised to them in previous negotiations. • Teachers will work five unpaid fur-

lough days. An additional 14 furlough days are possible if a November taxinitiative ballot measure fails. • A $25,000 retirement incentive will be offered to the first 300 SDEA members who are older than 55 and have more than 25 years of experience. Teachers are now expected to be recalled as early as the end of June. The SDEA elections committee reported that more than 4,500 members cast votes, of which 67 percent voted “yes” on the agreement and 33 percent voted “no.” In the Mission Bay Cluster, 32 teach-

Formerly known as the Riford Center, the La Jolla Community Center is in the process of transforming into a social and educational center for adults of all ages in the community. MARIKO LAMB | Village News


under a city lease since its establishment in 2007, said the center The La Jolla Community Center has always sought constant (LJCC) is appealing to the commu- improvement, with the latest round nity to help in the storied institu- of upgrades focusing on efforts to tion’s continuing transformation expand services, enticing more into a comprehensive adult facility. community members to take “It takes a community to make a advantage of the center community center,” said Sherry “Our thought was if we made the Ahern, board memnice, com“We’re constantly look- place ber of LJCC, forfortable, accessimerly known as ing for ways to make ble and attractive, the Riford Center. this place work and that people will LJCC board CEO come,” he said. serve the community.” Ruth Yansick agreed “We’re constantGLEN RASMUSSEN — pointing out just ly looking for Board president, Friends of the how much of the ways to make community is Riford Center this place work already involved. and serve the “There’s positive things happen- community.” ing here,” she said. “We’re moving Located at 6811 La Jolla Blvd., ahead and growing with 500 the 5,000-square-foot LJCC promembers and more than 4,000 vides a number of valuable social emails.” and recreational services. Glen Rasmussen, attorney and A membership club geared board president of the nonprofit toward adults, LJCC provides Friends of the Riford Center, which has been managing the facility SEE LJCC, Page 7

Students rallied to save their teachers from pink slips at La Jolla High School on May 14. From June 24-26, educators voted to adopt an agreement between the teachers’ union and SDUSD that will save pink-slipped teachers. MARIKO LAMB | Village News

ers and staff at six schools received lay- 25 teachers. off notices this year. In the La Jolla In March, the SDEA released a list of Cluster, 53 teachers and staff member layoff notices, based on information it at five schools received layoff notices. received from SDUSD. Here’s a breakFor La Jolla Elementary School, the laySEE SCHOOLS, Page 5 offs would have slashed 13 in a staff of




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BY MARIKO LAMB | VILLAGE NEWS The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association is conducting a series of lighting tests at the veterans’ memorial atop Mount Soledad to determine whether or not illuminating parts of the site raises any major concerns. The tests that are currently under way are solely for the purposes of ironing out any kinks in the association’s plan to illuminate the memorial walls, walkways and flag on the federal government-owned property. Lighting tests for public vetting will be conducted in coming weeks once adjustments are made, say association representatives. “We have some things we have to adjust,” said Bob Phillips, Mt. Soledad Memorial Association representative. “What we’ve seen so far is beautiful, but there are things that we weren’t happy with. We don’t even think it’s anything the public would be concerned about. They were just nuances that we thought would get it right.” Memorial association representatives say lighting is primarily needed for the safety of visitors who wander among the memorials after the sun goes down and before the park closes at 10 p.m. Incidentally, illuminating the flag would also allow it to fly 24 hours a day and eliminate the need for individuals to raise and lower the flag each morning and night. “The easement is something that is going to be very significant for many reasons other than just the lighting,” said Phillips. “We’re going to have an

electronic information center and power for our events.” While the memorial’s representatives emphasize the easement and lighting is necessary, several residents at a June 25 meeting of La Jolla Parks and Beaches said the proposal would pollute an ideal stargazing location with unnecessary artificial light. “This is a citywide attraction,” said Fran Zimmerman. “GenerIlluminating the veterans’ ations of people have gone up to memorial flag atop Mt. Soledad would allow it to be Mt. Soledad to see the night sky. flown 24 hours a day, elimiI’ve gone up there with my kids nating the need for individuand grandkids to see shooting als to raise and lower the flag stars and eclipses of the moon, each day. Photo by Sharon Hinckley and it’s a fantastic experience.” Sierra Club representatives, too, were on hand to express concern about the light pollution and “This is a citywide attracpotential effects on wildlife in the area. tion. Generations of peo“Mt. Soledad is one of the few areas ple have gone up to Mt. that offers this dark sky, which needs to Soledad to see the night be preserved for generations,” said Jennifer Lyon from the Sierra Club’s San sky ... It’s a fantastic Diego chapter. “Furthermore, there has experience.” been numerous scientific studies that FRAN ZIMMERMAN indicate that artificial lighting has effects on the wildlife species in the area and we will have the ability to turn the lights off.” as well.” The La Jolla Parks and Beaches comMt. Soledad Memorial Association representatives said the lighting would mittee tabled a motion to deny the be indirect, low-level LED lighting, not a requested easement as the Mt. Soledad bright beacon that would shine inside Memorial Association completes its tests. Association representatives will nearby residents’ windows. “We are very tuned in to the impor- return to the committee at its July 23 tance of it,” said Phillips. “There will meeting to report on the results of the always be ways to adjust the lighting, test.

LJHS PTA honored for dedication The Ninth District PTA — the largest volunteer child-advocacy association in San Diego — recently honored La Jolla High School parents, teachers and staff with two awards for their dedicated efforts and milestone achievements at the high school. One award was given for the successful implementation of the Life 101 program — a program developed by LJHS parent and PTA member Linda Rutgard that brings speakers to the school to talk to seniors about the challenges they will undoubtedly face in the real world. The discussions typically involve practical lessons for graduating seniors, such as money management, renting an apartment and staying healthy. The LJHS PTA was also recognized for having the highest number of members in the San Diego Unified School District, with more than 700 parents, teachers and staff involved in the association.

“That’s what we’re proudest of,” said Dana Shelburne, LJHS principal. “Each of our PTA volunteers — parents, teachers and staff — should be very proud that they have brought this level of involvement to La Jolla High School.”

The sounds and tastes of summer in La Jolla The La Jolla United Methodist Church will present its annual Chancel Choir Summer Pops Concert and ice cream social on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. Chancel Choir soloists, duos and instrumentalists will highlight popular and Academy Awardwinning songs with an all-Disney theme. Admission is free, though a freewill offering will be taken. Ice cream sundaes will be free of charge. The La Jolla United Methodist Church is located at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. For more information, visit — Staff and contribution




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BY MARIKO LAMB | VILLAGE NEWS Star Wars fans will march in full force to San Diego for the mothership of all comic book, sci-fi and pop culture conventions on July 11. The inaugural Course of the Force relay will take hundreds of lightsaber-wielding participants donned in their best Star Warsthemed costumes on an epic journey from Santa Monica to San Diego for the 43rd annual Comic-Con International — the largest comic book and pop culture event in the nation. The Olympic torch-style relay run will begin at the Santa Monica Pier on July 7 and end at Balboa Theatre, just in time for Comic-Con’s preview night on July 11. During the five-day relay, participants will run in brief quarter-mile segments, handing off the official Hasbro Ultimate FX Course of the Force lightsaber en route as each runner begins his or her leg of the journey along Southern California’s coastline. Star Wars-themed “Conival” parties will entertain participants and specta-

NEWSbriefs Spelman work on display by Rancho Santa Fe Guild The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild will present La Jolla Rotarian and member of the La Jolla Art Association Ron Spelman as its featured artist on July 12. Spelman is former president of the San Diego Portrait Society and

tors at different points along the course with stage performances, autograph sessions, merchandise giveaways and Star Wars character appearances. A 25-foot-long replica of Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge from “Return of the Jedi” will even serve as the relay’s lead vehicle, paving the way for runners on the course and serving as host Chris Hardwick’s anchor desk from which to announce his commentary of the relay. Not only does the race build momentum to participants’ arrival at the mecca for sci-fi and comic book gurus, but Course of the Force organizers — including Lucasfilm Ltd., Nerdist Industries and Octagon — also aim to make a difference by raising funds for the local Make-A-Wish Foundation. “We knew that if we were going to do this event, we had to do it for the right reasons,” said Octagon spokesperson Adam Harris. “That’s where we got involved with Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern California to come up with this concept — to bring awareness

to them, raise some money for them, get the kids involved and make some wishes come true with this event.” The initial concept for Course of the Force quite literally conked Nerdist Industries’ CEO Peter Levin in the head one day late last year. “His son happened to be playing with a lightsaber. One thing led to another, and his son hit him in the head, which got him thinking about the idea,” said Harris of the concept’s humble beginnings. “It was just an idea from him playing around with his kid, but it somehow evolved into this really cool, really big event.” Once internationally renowned entertainment giant Lucasfilm Ltd. got involved, the event started to take shape. “It just kind of snowballed. Before you knew it, it was the real deal,” Harris said. “It came together to really serve as a natural lead up to San Diego Comic-Con, which has become such a huge attraction, but doesn’t have any kind of major event that serves as a lead

president of the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild. A 40-year resident of La Jolla and former business owner of Spelman & Co. — which he sold to paint full time — Spelman will unveil a body

of work at the art guild revealing his focus on the human form, portraiture and still life. He prides himself on his ability to capture skin tones using light and dark hues. Spelman’s art will be showing with about 25 additional artists’ work. The display will hang for eight weeks at the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild, located at 6004 Paseo Delicias. For more information, call (858) 759-3545.

A stormtrooper and Tusken Raider demonstrate how the official Hasbro Ultimate FX lightsaber will be passed off to each runner in the Course of the Force relay.

up to it.” Spectators are invited to follow The Force along the course, which will pass through La Jolla and Pacific Beach on July 10, or gather at Crystal Pier to welcome runners for the evening. “We will be a moving target. We’re working closely with California Highway Patrol in all of the cities to ensure that everything goes on safely. We will have police escorts and we’re going to be working with traffic so we minimize disruption,” he said. “It’s not quite like a marathon. We don’t want to cause a logjam with people hanging out in the streets.”

The Force is expected to arrive at Crystal Pier at about 5:30 p.m. on July 10 and will take off again at 9 a.m. on July 11. Spectators are invited to greet the runners as they arrive at the pier, dress in Star Wars garb, and take advantage of photo opportunities with celebrity runners and Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge. “If you happen to go out for a morning stroll at the pier, don’t be alarmed if you see storm troopers and Darth Vaders,” warned Harris. For more information about the relay and related events, visit

National Charity League class of 2012 Six years ago, 23 horrified little girls, and their very patient mothers joined the San Diego chapter of the National Charity League (NCL), a national philanthropic organization designed to foster the mother-daughter relationships through community The San Diego chapter of the National service, leadership development and Charity League’s class of 2012. Courtesy cultural experiences.

BEACHroundup A retrospective of recent activity on the area’s beaches • Lifeguards, paramedics and a Good Samaritan successfully resuscitated a 62-year-old man who had a heart attack at the northern end of Black’s Beach on June 26. Lifeguard Sgt. Eric Care was nearby and responded to the call from dispatch, along with several other lifeguards. “The crossing over the cobblestones was technical but the clearance of the [Toyota] Tundra made it possible. The former Expedition U-31 most likely would have become stuck,” said Care of the lifeguards’ new vehicles, donated to the city by Toyota. Once lifeguards arrived on the scene, a citizen was already giving competent CPR, said Care. Lifeguards then used an automated external defibrillator immediately and chest compressions were administered intermittently for 10 minutes. After the third shock, the man was revived and was transferred to a nearby hospital. “The call couldn’t have gone much better, in my opinion,” said Care. “Effective CPR took place immediately and advanced care was en route while the patient was revived. As soon as the transport was needed, we had three medics at the patient and a helicopter landing.”

rent on July 1. Two lifeguards witnessing the incident from the beach used res- New Toyotas can clear the obstacles lifeguards somecue buoys to times must traverse to help a distressed beachgoer. get all Courtesy photo four swimmers out of the water and safely on shore. None of the family members were hurt. Lt. Andy Lerum had some advice for swimmers in the sometimesunpredictable ocean. “First of all, always swim with a buddy,” he said. “If you get stuck in a rip current, the best thing to do is not to panic, and swim parallel to shore until you are out of the rip current and catch the whitewater waves to shore.”

• A parasailer who was relatively new to the area lost his lift and made an emergency crash landing on the side of a cliff. Although he was uninjured and landed in a relatively stable area, he was stuck in an area where he could not go any further toward land. Lifeguards were • Marine Street and Windansea able to rescue the parasailer from lifeguards rescued a family of the cliff side, and he was not hurt. four caught in the Sea Lane rip cur— Mariko Lamb

Shark sighting at La Jolla Shores closes beach for day La Jolla Shores beaches — from the Marine Room to Scripps Pier — were closed after lifeguards spotted a 12- to 15-foot great white shark about 50 yards off La Jolla Shores around 3 p.m. on July 2. Nearby beaches — including Black’s Beach, La Jolla Cove and the beach at Scripps Institution of Oceanography — were put under an advisory warning immediately after the sighting. Following the sighting, lifeguards scoured the waters by boat and helicopter for several hours, but did not locate the shark. At press time, there were no further sightings of the shark, and all of La Jolla Shores’ beaches were reopened, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday. Lifeguards urge continued caution to beachgoers in the area. — Mariko Lamb

La Jolla Shores looked oddly empty for a summer evening on July 2 after lifeguards cleared the waters from the Marine Room to Scripps Pier after an estimated 12- to 15-foot great white shark was spotted within 50 feet of shore. Lifeguards had to chase down surfers, above, and tell them that the entire beach was closed until dark after the shark sighting.

Lifeguard Amanda Scarski, above, who initially spotted the shark, checks the waters off La Jolla Shores on a jet ski.

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San Diego’s students staying in school more than other urban areas in the state BY DAVE SCHWAB | VILLAGE NEWS The news on high school dropout rates for 2011-12 in La Jolla and throughout San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) almost couldn’t be better as three charter schools — High Tech High, High Tech High Media Arts and Preuss at UCSD — all achieved a zeropercent dropout rate. A recently released California Department of Education report showed San Diego County students and those statewide are increasingly earning diplomas within four years — and fewer of them are dropping out. SDUSD, at 5.9 percent — down from 8.4 percent a year earlier — had the lowest dropout rate among the state’s large, urban school districts. The next lowest district, San Francisco Unified, was at 10.4 percent. The highest rate, 27 percent, was Oakland Unified. Overall, SDUSD’s 83.7 percent graduation rate exceeded the state average by 8.5 points. San Diego County’s graduation rate came

On May 26, those 23 young women graduated as the NCL class of 2012. The girls were celebrated, along with their philanthropies and the more than 10,000 volunteer hours the San Diego chapter has amassed between Meals on Wheels, the San Diego Public Libraries, Father Joe’s Villages, Special Olympics, I Love a Clean San Diego, the Salvation Army

in at 77.5 percent, based on the 40,451 students who began as freshmen in 2007. That was up from 75.2 percent in the prior year and better than the statewide rate of 76.3 percent. “For parents, this means that they can be confident that their child is receiving, in our district, as good an education as they can get anywhere in California,” said John Lee Evans, San Diego School Board of Education president. “Our schools are innovative. Our schools are creative. Our schools are accountable. And our schools fit into their communities.” The state’s graduation target is 90 percent, a difficult goal to attain, educators admit, given persistent state funding cuts. SDUSD, the state’s second-largest school district, fell short of that 90-percent mark. But its graduation rate improved from 80.9 percent to 83.7 percent — difficult, given the demographics of big-city school districts containing large populations of low-income students and students whose first language is not English.

and the San Diego Food Bank, among others. Among the La Jolla graduates from the National Charity League were Mackenzie Allen, Casey Betts, Darby Broekema, Dani Carroll, Caroline Cleavinger, Tory Evans, Franxesca Fuene de Colombi, Kailey Fudge, Shauna Jellison, Megan Micheletti, Marissa Newlee, Isabelle Poulin, Dinah Robbins, Gabriella Sanderson,

SDUSD officials credit, in part, aggressive efforts — knocking on doors, calling relatives — to track down truant students for improving graduation rates. The district also claims its use of hightech teaching aids, like Netbooks, iPads and computerized smart boards, are paying dividends in engaging students, persuading more of them to stay in school. The district is also heavily invested in programs promoting culinary arts, construction and auto technology, serving job skill-oriented students. The latest dropout-graduation figures for Preuss at UCSD, High Tech High and High Tech High Media Arts were encouraging, validating the core curriculums and educational philosophies of the three charter schools. The Preuss School, jointly chartered by the SDUSD and UC San Diego, opened in 1999 in portable buildings on UCSD’s Thurgood Marshall campus with 150 students in grades 6–8. Begun by a group of UCSD

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Minimize government? Maximize chaotic clutter

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There is a delicious irony in your article “Civic report: La Jolla Shores Association, June 13” (June 21, Page 4). As the “minimize government” chorus increases in volume nationwide (with many loud voices in La Jolla), the situation in the Shores provides a perfect example of what happens when government is minimized: people do whatever they please. Loud ice-cream trucks playing brain-worm music all day? Pushcart operators traversing the park? Proliferation of scuba and kayak companies transforming what was once a peaceful residential area? Welcome to the world of untrammeled free enterprise! And then there are the actions of individuals and groups: overnight camping, cars blocking the street, rowdy behavior, litter. Personal liberty in action! If government is the problem, how can it be that the problems in the Shores are mushrooming out of control? Minimize government? Be careful what you wish for — you just might get it. It appears that the Shores already has. David Rearwin La Jolla

Dear Ms. Josefowitz: I really enjoyed reading your column on downsizing (“Downsizing — we all gotta do it,” June 21, Page 6), and you nailed it, as you do other columns — many thanks. I copied your article for my sister. Her kids think it’s time for her and her husband to downsize and move from Rancho Bernardo to Orange County to be closer to them. I brought the article to the Old Globe and let her read it in quiet before the show. She loved it too. She and her German husband, the highly organized one, have been going through everything and pretty much taking your advice. On the other hand, I keep asking God to keep me alive until I can at least clear the clutter in one room and leave a note: “This is really me.” “Now all you have to do is decide to do it,” you wrote. That will be my mantra — but we know talk is cheap, right? A former student of mine made a poster for our classroom: “Procrastination is the thief of time.” Keep on writing. You’re an inspiration. Sandy Lippe University City

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Doing it How to deal with emotional abuse Better when enough is finally enough By Natasha Josefowitz, Ph.D. This is for all my readers who live with bullies. Not the kind in the schoolyard who beat up on littler kids, but the one who sleeps in your bed and sits at your breakfast table and takes you to the movies. In other words, I’m talking about loved ones. Not the stereotype of the hulking man with beer belly, swear words and a quick hand, but the gentle doctor, the charming lawyer, the suave CEO. One thinks of bullies as mostly male, but women can also hit, scream and use abusive language to control their families. So, too, can parents with children and adult children with aging parents. It can be “Don’t get daddy angry,” as well as “Don’t upset mother.” I have seen it too often and heard about it too frequently to dismiss the phenomenon of the seemingly decent person who turns into a bully in the privacy of the home. This kind of bully doesn’t hit, but the emotional abuse is just as damaging because it is so relentless and insidious. Often the victim is not even aware of being emotionally harassed. The target is told that she’s incompetent or that he did this stupid thing again, that what he says is ridiculous or all her attempts to please, to placate, to endear herself to the angry and critical tormenter fail dismally. People in this situation feel there is something wrong inside themselves; they must be inept and deficient in some way, or why would someone who loves them always diminish them and make them feel irrelevant? The


faculty, the school serves low-income and under-represented groups, many from backgrounds with no history of higher education. Classes began on the current state-of-the-art Preuss facility on UCSD’s East Campus off Genesee Avenue after its completion in 2000. High Tech High (HTH) operates 11 schools — two elementary, four middle and five high schools — countywide. Begun in 2000 as a single charter high school launched by a coalition of San

attracting attention and the pain that comes with it. If victims threaten to leave, the bully becomes contrite, promising not to get angry or out of control, and victims believe and stay, only to face abuse again a few days, weeks, or months later. The cycle repeats itself endlessly, making the object of the abuse feel crazy. Often friends don’t know — that sweet man, an abuser, an emotional batterer? But the bully’s underlings at work often do know about the hot temper and either quit or also endure psychosomatic symptoms from coping with this irrational behavior. The unpredictability of moods reinforces the fear of never knowing what to expect. What to do? It is not easy, especial-

ly for someone not used to defending oneself, but, at some point, you have to fight against being demeaned, diminished, made to feel stupid or being bullied in any way. No one can live healthily without respect. The next time you are shouted at, calmly say, “I will not be yelled at. When you talk to me decently, I will listen,” and leave the room. The next time you are bullied, say, “I don’t need to hear this,” and leave the room. The next time you are irrationally criticized, say, “That’s your opinion. I don’t agree with you and don’t wish to continue arguing about it,” and leave the room. Finally, you may wish to threaten ending the relationship unless your loved one agrees to see a health professional to help manage the anger. All this is not foolproof. It may work, and I have seen success, but it can also backfire, creating more anger and even bodily harm or an eventual split. No one needs to subject oneself to abuse — not from a spouse, parents, children, boss or anyone else. It is emotionally draining and leads to the depletion of self-esteem, as well as mental and physical health. There is little incentive for the bully to change the manipulative behaviors if it works — so the strategy is to not succumb to it, but to resist it. The victim has to change before the abuser can. It is only when the bullies have no willing victim that they have a reason to control mean outbursts and behaviors. — Natasha Josefowitz taught the first course in the U.S. on women in management and is the author of 19 books. She lives at White Sands La Jolla.

Diego business leaders and educators, HTH has evolved into an integrated network of schools spanning grades K-12, housing a comprehensive teacher certification program and a new, innovative Graduate School of Education. High Tech High Media Arts serves about 400 students in grades 9-12 at HTH Village in Point Loma. Founded in fall 2005, the school implements all HTH design principles and features a strong foundation in liberal arts and sciences. San Diego Unified also showed gains in ethnic groups that have been a focus of attendance-improvement efforts. For

Hispanic students, a nearly 4-percent increase was registered over 2009-10. The 75.8 percent topped the statewide average of 70.4. For African-American students, the year-over-year increase is 4.4 percent, with the 80.3 graduation rate 17.4 percent higher than the statewide average. “This means that hundreds of young adults beat the odds and became high school graduates last year,” said superintendent Bill Kowba. “This district, our Board of Education and every staff member have made graduation a top priority.”

bully must know something they don’t, and so they flail about unhappily. They become depressed, have headaches, backaches, or stomach problems and see no way out. When the victim finally has had enough and tells the person not to yell, not to scream at the children, the intimidator shouts even more, reducing the victim to tears or a knotted stomach. Everyone tiptoes around the oppressor, whispering and trying to avoid

No one needs to subject oneself to abuse — not from a spouse, parents, children, boss or anyone else. It leads to the depletion of self-esteem, as well as mental and physical health.


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CONTINUED FROM Page 1 The chaos, however, was tempered by what Mosca knew well of the Inuit — that obstacles that seem enormous are never too big to overcome. “No matter what happens — no matter how bad it seems — the Inuit always laugh at it,” she said. “Laughing takes less energy than worrying or getting angry, and they need energy living up there.” Another Inuit habit Mosca had discovered during her many travels to the Arctic was that nothing is ever planned ahead — proof of which she was given when the sisters decided on an impromptu trip to San Diego. “We were in Ottawa [for vacation], and it was raining and I decided I didn’t want to spend time in the rain,” Syla said, sitting in Mosca’s sundrenched kitchen. “So I told Iga I had a friend in San Diego, and we jumped on a plane.” While Mosca was certainly surprised to have two last-minute guests, she was more surprised that she would be entertaining two Inuit in San Diego at all. “I think they might be the only Inuit to ever come to San Diego,” Mosca said. That claim may or may not be true, but one thing is for sure: not one of the 125 inhabitants of Syla and Iga’s hometown of Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island has been to America’s Finest City. At 76 degrees 24 minutes north — 720 miles north of the Arctic Circle — Grise Fiord is the northernmost Inuit settlement. Indeed, its location and climate are belied in its Inuktitut name: Aujuittuq, meaning “the

place that never thaws.” For 10 months out of the year, the water surrounding the hamlet is frozen through, allowing for travel on a sea ice highway by snowmobile and dogsled. Temperatures peak in July, usually around 40 degrees Fahrenheit — though they can sometimes reach 50 F in the 24-hour sun. “Remote” doesn’t quite begin to describe Grise Fiord. Two cargo planes visit the village every week, bringing much-needed goods to the residents — “and that’s only in good weather,” Iga said. Not much goes in or out, making life there relatively

“No matter what happens — no matter how bad it seems — the Inuit always laugh at it. Laughing takes less energy than worrying or getting angry, and they need energy living up there.” ELEANOR MOSCA expensive for the few that have chosen to remain. Many Inuit, once they graduate from high school, move away, Iga said. “They don’t want to come back,” she said. “There’s nothing for them there, and there aren’t many activities. Everything is limited.” Isolation and a high cost of living are taking a toll on the population, especially since the town rarely welcomes newcomers. When Mosca visited in 1985, she witnessed a very extraordinary phenomenon indeed — the first birth in five years. “The Inuit have notoriously low birth rates,” Mosca said.

Still, Iga countered, Grise Fiord is her home, and there’s something to be said for the peace and quiet of her hamlet at the edge of the sea, where she teaches Inuktitut, the Inuit language that children speak exclusively until they go to school and start to learn English. Syla, meanwhile, moved to Iqaluit on Baffin Island some years ago. She can make a good living there, working for the Nunavut government as an administrative coordinator for the Department of Finance. The difference between their daily lifestyle and that of ours in Southern California is palpable — making for some potentially serious culture shock. For the sisters, however, what has them most in awe is the attire we don in San Diego. “Most people here wear almost nothing,” Syla said. “I’m not used to not putting my jacket on when I go outside.” So what sights do they plan to take in during their vacation? The things that La Jolla can most easily offer: sun, sand and sea, especially a sea that one can actually swim in. “I’ve been going to the beach twice a day,” Syla said. “And I want to try paragliding.” There’s one thing that has eluded them so far, however. With persistent daylight carrying on for three months, the sisters were anxious to see the sun do something they don’t normally see this time of year: rise and set. June gloom has so far prevented them from getting a good view of the sun melting into the Pacific, but they’re not worried. Maybe the weather will change, maybe it won’t. Either way, they won’t be upset. After all, they’re Inuit; they’ll laugh it off.

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CONTINUED FROM Page 1 diverse activities from conversational French to Jazzercise sessions to bridge classes. The facility includes several activity rooms, a commercial-size kitchen with catering capability and a fully equipped computer training room. Florence Riford donated the building to San Diego in the 1970s, providing endowment funds to support its operations, which today have largely been exhausted paying for operating expenses. “We need an endowment to help sustain this building into perpetuity,” said Rasmussen, noting that a number of improvements — an ADA-compliant front-entrance ramp, new doors, bench and tile work, courtyard and classroom upgrades, as well as a gourmet kitchen and great-room improvements — are under way. LJCC still needs $250,000 to complete its long-term renovation project, which thus far has been dependent on gifts and grants. The new disabled ramp under construction at the front entrance will be done by early September, said architect Don Hodges, an LJCC board member, and other enhancements — like improved landscaping on the south side of the building reaching around to the front, to include an Eagle Scout project by Matthew Alessio — are planned. Hodges said the center’s doors are always open, though entry is currently at the rear of the building due to ongoing construction in front. “The public is invited,” he said. “We’re open to anyone who wants to


participate. Take a look at the website. Come in during the remodel.” La Jolla Community Center is also available to host small- and largegroup community meetings in its great room or smaller conference rooms with food catering available from the kitchen, which also offers cooking classes. The center, Rasmussen said, depends on membership and programming revenue to cover operating expenses, and it needs 400 to 600 active members and well-attended programs and classes in order to thrive. Making ends meet, he said, is “a constant battle.” Government grants are improving the facility’s appearance and upgrading services, like the addition of a new large classroom being built with a grant from Las Patronas. “We’ve made the building ADAcompliant with a federal [Community Development Block Grant] from [District 1 City Councilwoman] Sherri Lightner’s office,” Rasmussen said. Yansick said the message is getting out that La Jolla Community Center is something different — and more — than what it’s been in the past. “The name change and our new mission statement has brought a lot of recognition,” she said. “The community is stepping up and reaching out to us. It’s given us an opportunity to clarify who we are and let people know we’re the only adult community center in [ZIP code] 92037. We want to say to the public, this is your community center — help us.” For more information or to volunteer call (858) 459-0831, email or visit




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THURSDAY, July 5 • Joe Locke and Geoffrey Keezer, 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., jazz concert, (858) 454-5872,, $21 members, $26 nonmembers • “Argyle Armada: Behind the Scenes of the Pro Cycling Life,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., local writer and photographer Mark Johnson discusses and signs his new book, (858) 454-0347,, free • La Jolla Community Planning Association meeting, 6 p.m., La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St.,, (858) 456-7900, free • The Art of Light, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 2-day childrens’ art class with instructor Elijah Rubottom for ages 7-12, (858) 454-5872,, $130 members, $150 nonmembers plus $20 materials fee paid to instructor at first class meeting

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SUNDAY, July 8 • Gustavo Romero, 4 p.m., The Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, piano performance, (858) 4545872,, $30-$40 members, $35-$45 nonmembers, $160 with dinner following the show • La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street, (858) 454-1699,, free • Self-transcendence swim and run, 7 a.m., La Jolla Cove, Coast Boulevard at Coast Walk Trail, Sri Chinmoy marathon


Ladies preparing for Opening Day at the Del Mar Races know there is one accessory they simply cannot go without — an eye-catching hat. For those who have yet to find that essential headpiece, milliner Diana Cavagnaro, owner of Designer

Millinery, will host a race hat and fascinator trunk show at Jolie Femme from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 9. Shoppers can browse Cavagnaro’s ready-towear designs or get measured for a custom creation. Guests can also enter to win a Designer Millinery fascinator. RSVP no later than July 6 at, or call (858) 792-1222. Jolie Femme is located in Flower Hill Mall at 2690 Via De La Valle in Del Mar.

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THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012 | VOL. 17, NO. 40

Concerts by the Sea

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concert with a view BY BART MENDOZA VILLAGE NEWS

success BY DAVID L. CODDON | VILLAGE NEWS Ryder Mackey uses objects he finds at the beach to create one-of-a-kind art, which trolling along the he sells every Sunday at the La Jolla Open Aire Market. water’s edge, you see His workshop holds everything from driftwood to something jagged, reclaimed steel to discarded instruments, all of which wooden or shiny caught in he’ll eventually give new life as a work of art. the tide. You COURTESY PHOTOS give it a moment’s notice and you move on. Not Ryder Mackey. This La Jolla High graduate sees “living materials” that he can transform into artistic expression. “Anything that looks like there’s a bit of a push me,” he said. story to it” He’s been successful catches the eye in the bargain. His of this Pacific works vary in price, Beach artist, The starting point for a sculpture but some have sold for $500 and who works strictly with found or a wall hanging might be the body up. objects like driftwood, rebar and “I wouldn’t say I’m profiting very reclaimed steel. Mackey is a fixture, of a broken violin, or rebar discardselling his work at the La Jolla Open ed during a construction project, or much,” he said. “I’m breaking even.” “driftwood that’s been washing Aire Market, held Sundays at La But that’s not why Mackey does around in the tides,” Mackey said. Jolla Elementary School. His work what he does. ranges from driftwood sculptures of His artistic spark was ignited, he “I create for the purpose of sharsaid, by living near the ocean and birds to wall hangings to custom ing with other people,” he said. copper earrings. To scour Mackey’s cluttered When Mackey isn’t working in “I’ve always been drawn to workshop, which boasts a nautical the garage-cum-studio adjacent to working with my hands and theme, is to find oneself in the comhis and his artist wife’s cottage working with whatever was pany of driftwood birds — most house a couple of blocks from the small, though he recently sold one laying around. ” beach, he’s out scouring the land that was 7 feet tall — a fish made of for the building blocks of his trade. RYDER MACKEY wood and rebar that looks like a “I’m not sourcing my materials giant fishing lure, and rusty objects from a store or a lumberyard,” said that spoke of years untold, given finding himself attracted to things Mackey, 29. “I like that I’m using new life by the artist. he discovered on the beach — “all recyclables. All the materials are “I’ve always been drawn to worklocal and fairly indigenous to here.” sorts of driftwood and randoming with my hands and working ness,” he calls it. For Mackey, who has no formal with whatever was laying around,” Acquiring a booth at the La Jolla artistic education but possesses no Mackey said, standing among his end of spontaneous inspiration, his Open Aire Market five months ago was a means toward disciplining his works-in-progress. creation process is an organic one. When he runs out of materials … craftsmanship. His art is “nature-based. There’s “I decided I wanted to give myself well, the beach is only two blocks something very human and essenthe challenge of having an event to away. tial to our own nature in it.”


While La Jolla has no shortage of wonderful cultural happenings year round, it’s likely that no event is as hotly anticipated as the annual Concerts by the Sea series held at Scripps Park. Now in its 29th year, the free, all-ages concerts take place each Sunday from July 15 through Sept. 2 at The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, above, play 2 p.m. and feature a at Concerts by the Sea on Aug. 5. Courtesy photo wide range of music from big band to 1960s rock, alongside one of the most incredible seaside views in California. While the music shifts from season to season, for the past 16 years Concerts by the Sea has had a mainstay in emcee and DJ Ron J. Jones, who is also a member of the event’s board of directors. Notably, though the choices for perfomers are selected by Rockola, above, performs on Aug. 19 at Scripps committee, Jones is Park. Courtesy photo directly responsible for working with the bands. “This series truly brings the community together on many levels, but mostly, it’s just a great deal of fun on a Sunday afternoon,” he said. Artists performing this year feature a wide range of music, with swing band Big Time Operator opening festivities on July 15. Others include the Bill Magee Blues Band DJ Ron J. Jones has emceed the Concerts by (July 22), Theo & The the Sea event for the past 16 years. Courtesy photo Zydeco Patrol (July 29) and Sue Palmer with ble,” Jones said. “We could bring her Motel Swing Orchestra (Aug. in a rock band every Sunday, but 26). that’s not our ambition. We want “Our mission is to bring as to expand the sounds that people much diversity in music as possiSEE CONCERTS, Page 12




Starry, starry nights

with Vincent Andrunas About 330 bootleg booze dealers and their molls gathered at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina Saturday night for a big shindig. Many wore their most stylish 1920s attire, including lots of hats and headpieces, long strands of pearls, and feather boas. With all the violin cases the guys carried, you’d think you were at a musicians’ convention, though the cases’ contents were never displayed. Some particularly intimidating guys openly toted Tommy guns, but fortunately, no fights involving shooting broke out — everybody was having too good a time to muss it up with hot lead. Even the lookout was forgiving — entering guests were asked to give the “password,” but if they didn’t remember to growl “Bugsy sent me,” almost anything else would do. After all, who would dare try to crash a party full of these tough guys? The occasion was the Bootleggers’ Ball, brainchild of Stephanie Dathe and Gail Ives, co-chairs of the 2012 fundraising gala for Meals-on-Wheels of Greater San Diego (MoW). They picked a fun theme, and guests really got into it, eager to support this venerable organization, which has served the area for 52 years. With more than 2,200 volunteers, MoW annually delivers more than 350,000 meals. But it’s not just the food that provides nourishment — for many seniors, the knock on the door, the volunteer’s cheery “It’s Meals-on-Wheels” and the welcome human contact are as important to their emotional well-being as the food is to their physical health. The party began with a two-hour reception featuring cocktails and a huge “silent” (though actually rather noisy) auction. A major attraction of MoW galas is the annual “Appetizer Challenge.” Eleven highly talented area chefs participated this year, each striving to outdo the others with a specially created hors d’oeuvre. They were dispensed from individual chef’s stations around the room’s perimeter, and knowledgeable partygoers knew they shouldn’t miss trying them all. They voted for their favorites with tokens (guests got three at check-in; they could buy more at three for $5). Everything was wonderful, and some dishes incorporated such thematic ingredients as Smoking

Above: Dan and Kara Farley, Michael Rossbacher and Kristi Pieper, Scott and Stefanie Bedingfield. Bottom right: Mel Ingalls, Martha Mucschler, Joan Saunders, Phillip Schwartze (despite the case, he’s not a violinist)

Above: Matt and Stephanie Dathe (she’s event co-chair), Debbie Case (MoW president/CEO) and Clint Case, Gail Ives (event co-chair) and Bruce Ives

Gun Potatoes and Bootlegger’s Lager. It was tough to choose among such standouts as (to name just a few) Tyler Thrasher’s blackened lamb belly with pickled heirloom watermelon, Rich Huarte’s cognac-macerated prune stuffed with foie gras and wrapped with bacon, and Michael Jacobs’ stunning bayou alligator with andouille sausage served with a bourbon slushee (a personal favorite). But no one could argue with the eventual winner, Bernard Guillas’ Hokto-Kinoko organic king oyster mushroom bisque with truffle gnocchi, Brandt Farm beef bacon, and 20-yearold Ambrosante foam. With this, the Marine Room’s executive chef took home the “Chefy Award” trophy. When the reception was about over, sirens suddenly sounded loudly. Uniformed cops (of the Keystone variety) announced this was a “raid,” and all the “detainees” were herded into the ballroom. Once seated inside, they noticed a barred cell onstage containing several well-known prisoners. Emcee Whitney Southwick announced that dinner would not be served until the “hoosegow” was empty, which would require the audience to post bail of $2,000 for each. The first was Kristi “Trixie” Pieper, “arrested for possession of liquor, with a flask only half full.” As she continued sipping from her flask, more than $2,000 in donations was quickly pledged. The other prisoners, including the event co-chairs and MoW president and CEO Debbie Case, were similarly bailed. The event honored well-known La Jollans Pat and Bob Whalen for their lifetime philanthropic efforts involving many worthy causes, including 30 years of commitment to MoW. The WD40 Company was the evening’s corporate honoree, having given more than $100,000 to MoW over the years, and the San Diego County Ford Dealers, for the second consecutive year, presented a check for more than $30,000 to fuel

Above: Holly Whalen, Erica Whalen, Pat and Bob Whalen (honorees)

Above: Taryn Garcia, Kristi Procopio, Cherry Pulido, Trudy Del Priore, Rebeca Aste

Above: Chefs: David Warner (JRDN), Julie Weiss (Wild Thyme), Andrew Sasloe (Cosmopolitan), Tyler Thrasher (Brooklyn Girl), Bernard Guillas (Marine Room), Rich Huarte (New York on Rye), Michael Jacobs (Proud Mary’s), Jeff Roberto (Sushi on a Roll)

Above: Mary Allman-Boyle, Tom Hamilton and Carol Lebeau-Hamilton, Nancy Sunday, Greg LaDue

Above: Gerry and Susan De Young, Emily Wilkinson, Kyle Whatley

Left: Kristi “Trixie” Pieper vamps from the hoosegow, hoping to attract “bail” money Right: Karla Lopez, Makenna Barnes (Miss Teen Escondido), Amanda Cowie, Amanda McMenomy, Hannah Navarra (Miss Escondido), Samira Danesh

MoW’s delivery vans. Despite the copious amounts of appetizers that were consumed, most guests enjoyed the sit-down dinner of tournedos of beef and garlic parsley shrimp. Bill Menish sold 10 items in a live auc-

tion, and later raised about $30,000 in support pledges. Dessert was served, and a DJ played for dancing. Nicest touch: At each seat was an artistic card, blank inside. Guests were invited to write something to a senior,

and drop the card into a house-shaped mailbox on stage. The cards will accompany meals delivered to MoW clients, for whom reading the cards will provide another kind of much-needed nourishment.

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Although San Diego gets credit for the slew of pop performers who got their start locally, often overlooked are some of the world-class classical artists who have emerged from the area. Top of the list would be celebrated pianist Gustavo Romero, who gave his first performances as a 10-year-old. Gustavo Romero: July 8, 15, 22 and Romero will be back in town as part of The 29 at the Neurosciences Institute, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library’s annual Summer 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, Torrey

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• Bela Vida Brasileira, Latin and Brazilian jazz, 5 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 7 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla • Mario Olivares, jazz trio, 7 p.m., La Sala Lobby, La Valencia Hotel • Joe Locke and Geoffrey Keezer, jazz from vibraphonist and pianist, 7 p.m., The Athenaeum • Dave Millard Jazz Jam, jazz with multi-instrumentalist Millard, 7:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Days of Struggle, punk rock, plus OnexChoice, Sleep Walk, Down Again, 7:30 p.m., Che Cafe • Bela Vida Brasileira, Latin and Brazilian jazz, 5 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 7 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla • Mario Olivares, jazz trio, 7 p.m., La Sala Lobby, La Valencia Hotel • Tommy Gannon, jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s • Dave Millard Jazz Jam, jazz with multiinstrumentalist Millard, 7:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Simeon Flick, acoustic rock covers, 8 p.m., Beaumont’s

Gustavo Romero will perform every Sunday in July at the Neurosciences Institute for the Athenaeum’s 14th annual Summer Festival. Courtesy photo

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Festival, playing a series of four afternoon (4 p.m.) concerts on consecutive Sundays, July 8-29. The shows’ set lists will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy with additional material from George Gershwin, but no matter what Romero plays, it’s always a terrific performance from this gifted virtuoso.

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• Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Jonathan Karrant, standards from jazz to Sinatra, 7 p.m., La Sala Lobby, La Valencia Hotel • Ruby Blue, acoustic jazz, 7 p.m., Marine Room • Mandarin Dynasty, punk rock, plus Bellow, Curved Graves, Romantic Feelings, Ragana, 7 p.m., Che Cafe • Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla • Superstar Saturdays, DJ night, 8 p.m., Barfly • Peligroso Caramelo, Latin, Cumbia and Salsa dance music, 9 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

• Sounds Like Four, jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Gustavo Romero, pianist plays Debussy and Gershwin, 4 p.m., Neurosciences Institute • Bossa and Balansso Trio with Lucinha Arruda, music from Brazil, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

• Robin Henkel, acoustic blues maestro, 10 a.m. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters • Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Jonathan Karrant, standards from jazz to Sinatra, 7 p.m., La Sala Lobby, La Valencia Hotel • Jesse Davis, jazz, 7 p.m., Marine Room • Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla • Superstar Saturdays, DJ night, 8 p.m., Barfly

• Big Time Operator, big band music as seen in the film “Pearl Harbor,” 2 p.m., La Jolla Concerts by the Sea, Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove • Sounds Like Four, jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Gustavo Romero, pianist plays Debussy and Gershwin, 4 p.m., Neurosciences Institute • The Born Again Pollacks with Yael, originals and covers, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Monday Tuesday Wednesday • Carlos Velasco, Latin and Brazilian jazz guitar, 5 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • The Trunks, jazz originals and standards, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Carlos Velasco, 5 p.m., On the patio, Café-Bar Europa • The Trunks Quartet, 7 p.m., CaféBar Europa

• Greg Shibley, Latin & Brazilian jazz guitar, 7:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

• Greg Shibley, 7:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

• The Trunks Quartet, jazz, 6 p.m., Il Covo • Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6:30 p.m., CaféBar Europa • James Romine, Latin American singer-songwriter, 7:30 p.m., CaféBar Europa • The Trunks Quartet, jazz, 6 p.m., Il Covo • Tomcat Courtney, 6:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa • Matt Nathanson with the Paul Cannon Band, 6:30 p.m., Birch Aquarium Green Flash Series • James Romine, Latin American singer-songwriter, 7:30 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

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factor. The hotter it is, the more the show becomes a sit-and-listen concert. The cooler it is, the more we’ll CONTINUED FROM Page 9 try and get people dancing. The fun hear and maybe give some exposure for us is that the external factors, to a few artists who might not get to such as weather, audience attitude, play in front of such an audience.” audience flow, etc. will more or less Crowds range from 1,000 to dictate which material gets called. 5,000, “depending on the act,” We don’t have to adhere to any Jones said. “Rockola is always one of hard-and-fast agenda, so we can get the biggest draws.” as caught up in the magic as everyClassic-rock cover band Rockola, one else.” appearing Aug. 19, has performed Plus, Tedde said, outdoor shows at the event several times. The quar- do have their benefits. tet considers this one of its favorite “The outside shows tend to open places to play, both for the scenery us up more,” he said. “It’s usually a and enthusiastic crowds. clearer headspace, so it’s easier to “It’s a great crowd for audience hear ourselves and each other, participation in sing-a-longs, on which brings out more nuance in songs like ‘Twist and Shout,’” said our playing.” guitarist Mark DeCerbo. For his part, Mark Stuart, frontOutdoor shows, however, do have man for the Bastard Sons of Johnny their challenges, said frontman Bob Cash, performing Aug. 5, agreed. Tedde. “Outdoor gigs like this are great. I “The thing that sets this show really enjoy them,” he said. “It’s a apart is that it’s in the afternoon,” really a nice change of pace, espehe said. “The weather is always a big cially in San Diego where you know

the weather will most likely be amazing.” For Stuart, there is a special connection of sorts to the concerts. “I’m really looking forward to playing my first show in Scripps Park, which is just a couple blocks from where I was born in old Scripps Hospital, and just a couple blocks from where I live in the Village,” he said. Plans are for the band’s set on July 15 to feature a heavy dose of vintage Western swing. “We tend to play the livelier more up-tempo songs to get the energy up and keep the audience moving and involved in the music,” Stuart said. “We save the slower, moodier songs for the dark intimate clubs where the nuance won’t be lost.” • La Jolla Concerts by the Sea: Sundays, July 15 through Sept. 2, Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove. 2 p.m. All Ages. Free.

Village News writers take home the gold

place awards for “Bring home the veggies” (Jan. 27, 2011) and “City decision could close all La Jolla dispensaries” (Jan. 27, 2011) and three first-place awards for “Raising the bar” (Feb. 17, 2011), “San Diego’s new knockout” (May 12, 2011) and “How Michael Vick’s fight dogs found their way home” (San Diego Pets Magazine, June 2011). Congratulations to all!

Several La Jolla Village News writers fared well at the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego chapter 2012 Awards banquet on June 28. Scott Hopkins, a frequent contributor to the Village News, won an honorable mention, a secondplace award and a first-place award for stories he has written for the Peninsula Beacon, while Nicole Sours Larson won awards in multiple categories, including an honorable mention for her story “Talking Turkey: don’t be scared of the bird,” which appeared in the Nov. 17, 2011 Village News. Editor Kendra Hartmann won six awards — one honorable mention for “King of the court” (June 23, 2011), two second-

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If you cannot pay the fil- PAUL HILL This business is beingconducted by: AN INwith Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk ing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you DIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT of San Diego County on: JUNE 8, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): do not file your response on time, you may lose the case YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. JUNE 14, 21, 28 AND JULY 05, 2012 by default, and your wages, money, and property may Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego be taken without further warning from the court. There County on: JUNE 19, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 28 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. are other legal requirements. You may want to call an JULY 05, 12 AND 19, 2012 2012-015922 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: OLD attorney right away. if you do not know an attorney, you TOWN ACUPUNCTURE & WELLNESS located at: 4062 may want to call an attorney referral service. 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Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory 4151 MISSION BLVD. #212 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 11, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 14, 21, 28 AND JULY 05, lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or ar- CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT 2012 bitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. courts lein must be paid before the court will dismiss the Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. case. CASE NUMBER: 37-2011-00101292-CU-BC-CTL County on: JUNE 19, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 28 2012-013359 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TRAIN- The name and the address of the court is: SUPERIOR JULY 05, 12 AND 19, 2012 HER, TRAIN HER located at: 2320 GALVESTON ST. SAN COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CenDIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following tral 330 West Broadway, San Diego, Ca. 92101 The FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. owner(s): COURTNEY MURPHY This business is being- name, address, and telephone number of the plaintiff’s 2012-016385 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DA KINE conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of busi- attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Lina M. SAFETY SOLUTIONS located at: 2316 PASEO DE ness began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was Michael, Esq. SBN: 237842; Brian P. McGurk, ESQ. filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAY 14, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): MAY 24, 31 JUNE 07 AND 14, 2012


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hereby registered by the following owner(s): MALAKA JACKSON This business is beingconducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 10, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 14, 21, 28 AND JULY 05, 2012

CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JESSIE HALE, KYLE KLEMETSRUD This business is beingconducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP The transaction of business began on: 06/15/12 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 15, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 21, 28 JULY 05 AND 12, 2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012-015982 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THE ELEVATION STATION, ELEVATION STATION located at: 4976 NEWPORT AVE.. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MAURICE L WALTERS, GLENDA S WALTERS This business is beingconducted by: A HUSBAND & WIFE The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder /

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012-015307 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: KITCHENISTA located at: 3233 THIRD AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92103 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALLISON B. WARNER This business is beingconducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County


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Pet Store __________________________________

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Pharmacy __________________________________

Financial Planner ____________________________

Dentist ____________________________________

Automotive Parts/Supplies ____________________

Resale Shop ________________________________

Florist _____________________________________

Hair Salon __________________________________

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Best Place to Buy Jeans _______________________

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Accounting ________________________________

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Discount Store ______________________________

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Senior Living Facility _________________________

Floor Covering ______________________________

Auto Detail _________________________________

Printer ____________________________________

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Furniture Store ______________________________

Auto Repair ________________________________

Shipping/Packaging _________________________

Tanning Salon ______________________________

Gift Shop __________________________________

Bank ______________________________________

Travel Agency ______________________________

Tattoo _____________________________________

Grocery Store _______________________________

Car Wash __________________________________

Web Design ________________________________

Weight Loss ________________________________

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LAURA #118 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92056 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALAN EVERHART This business is beingconducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/13/12 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 13, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 28 JULY 05, 12 AND 19, 2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012-015160 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: WASUP TOURS located at: 4645 CASS ST. #104 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): RAY CARREJO This business is beingconducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/01/12 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 01, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JUNE 28 JULY 05, 12 AND 19, 2012

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL 1350 Front St., Room 5056, San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 5254064, Filing Date: June 20, 2012 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: TYP RESTAURANT GROUP INC The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 4545 LA JOLLA VILLAGE DR. STE E17 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92122-1273 Type of license(s) applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE - EATING PLACE Issue Date(s): JULY 05, 12 AND 19, 2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012-017676 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: BIDSHARK located at: 3276 ROSECRANS ST, STE 204 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): EZ LEARNING, INC. This business is beingconducted by: A CORPORATION EZ LEARNING, INC 3276 ROSECRANS ST, STE 204 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: JUNE 28, 2012 ISSUE DATE(S): JULY 05, 12, 19 AND 26, 2012


SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA NORTH COUNTY DIVISION 325 S. MELROSE DR. VISTA, CA. 92081 CASE NO: 37-201200054707-CU-PT-NC PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY, STACEY & DANIEL CASEY WRIGHT 7929 SITIO ABRIDOR CARLSBAD, CA. 92009 760710-7388 HAS FILED A PETITION WITH THIS COURT FOR A DECREE CHANGING PETITIONERS NAME FROM BRYN AVERY WRIGHT TO BRYN LEE WRIGHT ON BEHALF OF HER PARENTS STACEY & DANIEL CASEY WRIGHT THE COURT ORDERS THAT all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that indicates the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING TO BE HELD ON AUG 14, 2012 TIME : 8:30 AM DEPT 3 SAME AS NOTED ABOVE ISSUE DATE(S): JULY 05, 12, 19 AND 26, 2012

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