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Everyone – regardless of age or gender -- has heard of the Great British Invasion when America had a rabid and unprecedented love affair with British rock ‘n’ roll bands of the 1960s.

Aside from everyone who knows about the Beatles, there are also countless millions of Americans – especially San Diegans – that

are in their mid-60s on up, who actually lived those moments in ‘real time’ -- as they happened.

It was an unprecedented moment in all of music history, the likes of which has never been seen before or since.

The British bands read like a Who’s Who of rock ‘n’ immortals: The Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Yardbirds, The Who, The Animals,

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The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Dave Clark Five, Peter and Gordon, The Hollies, Manfred Mann, Chad and Jeremy, The Zombies, and the list goes on and on.

But none had the singular impact as the Four Mop Tops from Liverpool: The Beatles.


the timeline when the Beatles came to town. Hugely unknown to the public, there was a lot of behindthe-scenes drama that has long been covered up, lost and forgotten. Much of what you are about to read may be unsettling, shocking, or perhaps it may stoke anger. Every person reacts differently to investigative reporting.

This exclusive report to The Paper documents and recounts what truly happened back then: Mexican poli-

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tics with a secret agenda which paved the way for the Beatles to come to San Diego, and then the vicious media war of San Diego radio stations locked in a death struggle in the “Battle of the Airways” – a scurrilous, behind-thescenes rivalry to stay “one step ahead” of their competition in covering Beatlemania right here in San Diego

But, we’re getting ahead of our storyline.

As Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz stated: “The best place to start is at the beginning.”


BEGAN. Let’s climb on board our virtual Time Machine -- and once onboard -- buckle up as we set our time machine dials back 58 years to March of 1964.

DATELINE: SAN DIEGO. It’s a sunny day in March of 1964 when San Diego Mayor Frank Curran’s office is stormed by Beatles fans demonstrating and carrying signs that read: “Bring Us the Beatles!”

It was a friendly demonstration with Mayor Curran laughing and smiling broadly.

San Diego was not officially on the Beatles’ tour schedule for that summer and San Diego’s rabid Beatles

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Fan Club president, Kathy Sexton, organised the protest which was recorded by the print media.

The fact that the Beatles overlooked San Diego as a stopover point in their first 1964 U. S. concert tour did not sit well with Beatlemania fans here.

And they were most unhappy about it.

Now, for the second straight year, the Beatles’ 1965 U. S. Tour schedule, once again, did not include San Diego and Beatles fans here decided they had enough, and loudly vocalised their discontent with Mayor Curran’s office, entreating him to intervene on their behalf and bring the mop-tops to San Diego.

Little did anyone know at the time that a historic change of events would place San Diego on the world map and the Fab Four from Liverpool, England, would acquiesce to their rabid San Diego fan base.

The Beatles had initiated the immortal “British Invasion” and the world of music had never, before or since, seen anything like it. The revolutionary British group already had their first American television exposure on NBC’s widely popular “The Tonight Show,” on 3 January 1964.

But, on that first televised occasion, The Tonight Show host, Jack Paar, only presented them via film

will run about $9,000. That’s $4,000 for materials, $4,000 for my crew and $1,000 profit for me.

The Kentucky contractor also does some measuring and figuring, then says, “I can do this job for $7,000.

That’s $3,000 for materials, $3,000 for my crew and $1,000 profit for me.”


The Beatles would not make a ‘live appearance’ on American television until 9 February 1964, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

It was there, on The Ed Sullivan Show, that they would make incredulous history. The Beatles would be watched by a staggering viewing audience of over 73million strong, in over 23-million households across America.

This was monumental: such an expanse of humanity glued to their television sets would amount to 34% of the entire population of the United States.

It was a massive, unprecedented, and historic televised event.

“According to the Nielsen ratings audience-measurement-system, the show had the largest number of viewers that had been recorded for a U. S. television program, to that time.” This, according to official television rating records.

The Beatles would morph into, arguably, the greatest and most influential rock ‘n’ roll group in world history.

They would, most definitely, reshape the landscape of American pop culture and seduce millions, worldwide.

Like the seductive sounds of the ancient Sirens of Greek mythology, rabid Beatles fans would charge


As a chopsticks user, I am completely self-taught. Also, sorry for stabbing you in the eyeball.


Practical Joker: while creating husbands, God promised women that good and ideal husbands would be found in all corners of the world.

And then he made the earth round.

their stage, dodging security personnel, scaling barriers and fences, screaming uncontrollably, with girls succumbing to a dead faint in the wake of pandemonium. By the hundreds, riot police often carried these star-struck fans -- their limp, unconscious bodies -- to safety and to waiting ambulance vehicles strategically located.

The world of entertainment had never before seen anything like Beatlemania.

In city after city, John, Paul, George, and Ringo, became a lightning rod of sorts. This unlikely foursome, springing forth from unpretentious beginnings in Liverpool, England, would do nothing short of revolutionising the entire music industry.

However, tidbits of hidden fact and drama were masked behindthe-scenes, largely unknown to the general public, then and now. This hidden drama would find its way, from east to west, all the way to sunny San Diego.

LITTLE KNOWN REQUEST FROM THE WHITE HOUSE REBUKED BY THE BEATLES. Beginning in eastern America, the unstoppable Beatlemania tidal wave of popularity that was sweeping the music world was so formidable, and so overwhelming, that the Beatles received a (little known) request from the U. S. White House


Three Contractors Bid On Repair

To The White House Fence.

One is from Chicago, another is from Kentucky, and the third is from New Orleans.

All three go with a White House official to examine the fence.

The New Orleans contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then works some figures with a pencil.

Well,” he says, “I figure the job

The Chicago contractor doesn’t measure or figure, but leans over to the White House official and whispers, “$27,000.”

The official, incredulous, says, “You didn’t even measure like the other guys. How did you come up with such a high figure?

The Chicago contractor whispers back, “$10,000 for me, $10,000 for you, and we hire the guy from Kentucky to fix the fence.???

“Done!” replies the government official.

And that, my friends, is why D.C. is called a swamp!

That God - he’s such a joker.


I was in a minor accident this morning. The driver of the other car was a midget. He got out of the car, came storming up to my car and bellowed, “I want you to know I’m really not happy!”

I said, “Okay, well then which one are you?”


Checked into a motel a couple nights ago. Laid down on the bed and noticed a bible on the bedstand. Opened it up. Inside was a note that said, “If you have drinking problem, call this number.”

I called the number.

It was a liquor store.


Years ago, a young Navy Pilot was injured while ejecting from his A-4 Skyhawk due to engine failure during a catapult shot from the carrier. Due to the heroics of rescue helicopter crew and the ship’s hospital staff, the only permanent injury was the loss of one ear.

Since he wasn’t physically impaired, he remained on flight status and eventually became an Admiral. However, during his career he was always sensitive about his appearance.

One day the Admiral was interviewing two Navy Master Chiefs and a Marine Sergeant Major for his personal staff. The first Master Chief was a Surface Navy type and it was a great interview. At the end of the interview the Admiral asked him, “Do you notice anything different about me?”

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The Master Chief answered, “Why, yes, Admiral. I couldn’t help but notice that you are missing your starboard ear, so I don’t know whether this impacts your hearing on that side.”

The Admiral got very angry at this lack of tact and threw him out of his office.

The next candidate, an Aviation Master Chief, when asked this same question, answered, “Well yes, Sir, you seem to be short one ear.”

The Admiral threw him out as well.

The third interview was with the Marine Sergeant Major. He was articulate, extremely sharp, and seemed to know more than the two Navy Master Chiefs put together. The Admiral wanted this guy but went ahead with the same question. “Do you notice anything different about me?”

To his surprise, the Sergeant Major said, “Yes Sir. You wear contact lenses.”

The Admiral was impressed and thought to himself, what an incredibly tactful Marine. “And how would you know that?” the Admiral asked.

The Sergeant Major replied: “Well, sir, it’s pretty hard to wear glasses with only one ear”.


At one time I was dating two women, Kate and Edith.

It didn’t work out.

I learned you can’t have your Kate and Edith, too.


Will someone please explain to me what “occasional irregularity” is?


A married couple went to the hospital to have their baby delivered.

Upon their arrival, the doctor said he had invented a new machine that would transfer a portion of the mother’s labor pain to the father. He asked if they were willing to try it out. They were both very much in favor of it.

The doctor set the pain transfer to 10% for starters, explaining that even 10% was probably more pain than the father had ever experienced before. But as the labor progressed, the husband felt fine and asked the doctor to go ahead and kick it up a notch. The doctor then adjusted the machine to 20% pain transfer. The husband was still feeling fine. The doctor checked the husband’s blood

pressure and was amazed at how well he was doing. At this point they decided to try for 50%. The husband continued to feel quite well. Since the pain transfer was obviously helping out the wife considerably, the husband encouraged the doctor to transfer ALL the pain to him. The wife delivered a healthy baby with virtually no pain. She and her husband were ecstatic.

When they got home, the mailman was dead on the porch.


Officer’s First Patrol

A rookie police officer was assigned to ride in a cruiser with an experienced partner. A call came over the car’s radio telling them to disperse some people who were loitering.

The officers drove to the street and observed a small crowd standing on a corner. The rookie rolled down his window and said, “Let’s get off the corner.”

No one moved, so he barked again, “Let’s get off the corner!” Intimidated, the group of people began to leave, casting puzzled glances in his direction. Proud of his first official act, the young policeman turned to his partner and asked, “Well, how did I do?”

“Pretty good,” replied the veteran, “especially since this was a bus stop.”


Botox makes it that much easier for people to lie to you with a straight face.

••• Minnesota bank robbed!

On Friday, A hooded robber burst into a Minnesota bank and, at gunpoint, forced the tellers to load their cash into a plain brown bag.

As the robber approached the door, one brave customer grabbed the hood and pulled it off, revealing the robbers face. Without a moments hesitation, the robber shot the customer.

He then looked around the bank and noticed one of the tellers looking straight at him. The robber instantly shot & killed him also. Everyone in the bank, by now horrified, stared down at the floor in silence.

The robber yelled, “Well, did anyone else see my face?”

There was a long moment of dead silence in which everyone was terrified to speak.

Then, one old Norwegian named Ole cautiously raised his hand and said, “My wife got a pretty good look at you.”


Leadership Luncheon with Jakki Le March 15 • 12 - 1 pm 720 N. Broadway Escondido, CA 92025

The Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce is committed to equipping, supporting, and empowering our business community. The Leadership Luncheon provides opportunities to learn from influential business and community leaders who will motivate and provide practical tools to help businesses thrive and make our city better. It is a platform for connection, guidance, and building encouraging and lasting relationships through community.

Please join us for an educational presentation and relevant conversation on Leadership on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce. Our special guest speaker will be Jakki Le with Simple Success Marketing --- a seasoned entrepreneur, business coach, and consultant.

With over 20 years of marketing, retail & business coaching and consulting experience, Jakki will be sharing her streamlined digital marketing strategy that utilizes new technologies in A.I. & content marketing. She will offer you a simple system to leverage the latest creative tools to connect with your target audience, convert them into happy, paying customers and help you stay competitive and profitable.

Attendance is free, but you must register.

To register, visit https://escondido.


Kids in the Kitchen

Beginning in March

A kitchen is an experiential learning laboratory for your kids. This class is both educational and fun. In addition to cooking a four-course meal, this class includes kitchen & food safety, healthy eating, food education, organic vs. non-organic, creativity, food trivia and team building.

Week 1: Appetizer

Week 2: Soup/Salad

Week 3: Entree

Week 4: Dessert

These classes are for ages 6 years to 14 years. Youth Scholarships are Available for this Program. For Vista residents the fee is $140.00 non residents $168.00.

There are four classes per month from 4-6pm. The schedule is:

March 10, 17, 24 & 31

April 7, 14, 21, 28

May 5, 12, 19, 26

June 2, 9, 16, 23

Kids in the Kitchen will be held at the Jim Porter Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista.

To register or for additional information, call 760-643-5273.



to Aid Local Businesses

March 24 • 9:00 am

Join the City of Vista for the launch of SizeUp-Vista on the City of Vista website. SizeUp-Vista will help local businesses succeed by delivering powerful market research insights at no cost to our local businesses.

SizeUp-Vista helps to level the competitive business playing field by providing small businesses with similar market research that typically only large corporations can afford.

Local businesses can now access industry-specific and hyperlocal information to help them grow and make smarter decisions using big data analysis. The research is individually customized for each company. By using the website service, local businesses can:

• Get your business performance ranking compared to industry competitors

• Discover potential customers, vendors, and better understand your competitive landscape

• Optimize advertising to target ideal customer segments

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National Scam Day

On National Slam the Scam Day and throughout the year, the Social Security Administration gives you the tools to recognize Social Security-related scams and stop scammers from stealing your money and personal information. Share scam information with your loved ones.

Recognize the Four Basic Signs of a Scam:

• Scammers pretend to be from a familiar organization or agency, like the Social Security Administration. They may email attachments with official-looking logos, seals, signatures, or pictures of employee credentials.

• Scammers mention a problem or a prize. They may say your Social Security number was involved in a crime or ask for personal information to process a benefit increase.

• Scammers pressure you to act immediately. They may threaten you with arrest or legal action.

• Scammers tell you to pay using a gift card, prepaid debit card, cryptocurrency, wire or money transfer, or by mailing cash. They may also tell you to transfer your money to a “safe” account.

Ignore scammers and report criminal behavior. Report Social Security-related scams to the SSA Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

Visit for more information.

New Online Access to San Marcos Public Records

City documents will now be easier to access in San Marcos thanks to a new public records portal being launched. The portal allows people to request, track and access public records and documents as part of the California Public Records Act.

The new portal allows people to create an account, request records, track records response, and view records once available. Requests can also be made anonymously; however, anonymous requests are not trackable in the portal.

All records requests and responsive documents will now also be accessible through the new portal.

“The City is excited to offer this new resource to the community in its continued effort to be transparent and efficient with regards to its records management,” said San Marcos City Clerk Phil Scollick.

Under the CPRA, the community has access to most city documents like City Council minutes and agendas, contracts, reports, ordinances, resolutions and more – except for those considered confidential, privileged, or otherwise exempt from disclosure.

In addition to the online portal, residents can also request records by email, phone, in person or in writing.

In accordance with the CPRA, the

cule from a lot of my barrack mates. Sometimes cruel taunts were sent his way.

One day in the chow hall I noticed George Lee sitting by himself at a table. I took my tray of food and sat down across from him. “Hiya, George. How’s it going?”

He looked up at me, not knowing what to do or say. Seldom did anyone talk to him in a friendly tone.

“You name Dabit?”

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Going back to my younger years, back when I was an Army recruit in Basic Training at Fort Ord, California, I remembered George Lee.

George Lee was a young Chinese man. Awkward, quiet, not at all athletic. I suppose the Army eventually found a place for him . . . but I’ve often thought he probably did not belong in the Army.

George Lee was the subject of ridi-

“Yes,” I said, “Davis. Lyle Davis.”

“Hi, Dabit.”

We didn’t talk a whole lot more but I kinda sensed he relaxed a bit. I may even have detected a slight smile. He had, at long last, found at least one friend on this otherwise sometimes hostile Army base.

A few weekends later we all got three day passes. I went into Monterey and Salinas. At Monterey we ate at a local restaurant on the pier then went over and watched the harbor seal bark and perform for tourists and lonely Army boys who threw food in the water.. That seal had us

City of San Marcos will respond to public record requests within ten calendar days after receipt. If additional time is needed to locate, compile, or review responsive records, staff will contact the requestor.

There is no cost to access public records at this time.

For more information, please contact Deputy City Clerk Destiny Roig at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3114 or

NCTD Offers Discounted Coaster Packages for Frequent Riders

North County Transit District has announced the launch of a new, discounted fare product for the Coaster train. The Coaster 5-Pack and Coaster 10-Pack provides customers with five or ten individual days of unlimited Coaster and regional transit system use within a limited time from the initial purchase. The pass also allows customers to take the Sprinter, Breeze, MTS Bus, and MTS Trolley.

The Coaster 10-pack is $75 for adults ($37.50 for seniors, disabled, or Medicare); while the 5-pack is $45 for adults ($22.50 for seniors, disabled, or Medicare).

Purchases can be made by using the PRONTO mobile app, PRONTO ticket vending machines and at NCTD Customer Service locations.

all rather well trained.

We returned to our barracks having had a pleasant day or two away from the Army base but having enjoyed no particularly adventurous weekend . . . and having met no girls. None. Nada. I think the parents of teenage and older girls probably advised their daughters to avoid soldier boys. They made all of $78 a month (I got $90 a month because I had time in the National Guard before joining the Army Reserve) . . . they would soon be moving away, being sent to all parts of the nation and the world. Bad idea to get involved with them.

So, no girls were met.

In the barracks, later one evening, George Lee approached me . . . his only friend.

“Dabit. I have someting show you!”

He opened up his wallet and there, in the center of the wallet, where most of us keep ID cards, or perhaps a photo or two . . . were two or three curly hairs.

I have been a client of Graybill for maybe 50 years. In that time I have recently noticed a severe and serious systemic problem with Palomar Medical Group that has gotten much worse since 2020. Your phone and Portal communications are nearly dysfunctional.

What triggers this memo is yesterday’s failed attempt to reach my Cardiologist’s office by Portal and by phone, my last effort holding for 35 minutes before I hung up. I had to physically visit the office, and later had a detailed talk with the 2hd Ave Administration desk.

That receptionist told me this has been a constant problem since 2020. Two hours holding. Nobody wants to work for the former wages during inflation, and after Federal helicopter money. ‘We’re shortstaffed, I’ve had many come here

Turns out they were pubic hairs from a prostitute he had patronized on his three day weekend.

George Lee had met a girl. A ‘professional’ girl . . . but, still, a girl. And I hadn’t.

“From prostitute,” George Lee said.

I didn’t know quite what to say.

“Well, George, that’s very interesting.”

“I have lot of fun, Dabit.”

“Good, George. I’m happy for you.”

George Lee was not only taunted by his barracks mates but by his trainers as well.

One day, when we were out in the field learning about hand grenades, the instructors gave us a safety demonstration. There was a sand-

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in Washington, D. C., asking for a small bid of recognition from the phenomenal foursome.

In August of 1964, the White House press office asked the Beatles to agree to be photographed alongside the newly-installed American president, Lyndon B. Johnson, in his plans to lay a wreath on the grave of President John F. Kennedy, who had been assassinated less than 9 months prior to the Beatles landing in America.

Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, politely refused the request on the grounds that it was not within the guidelines of the Beatles to accept “official invitations” from American political partisan factions during their initial tour.

This did not sit well with the White House and the incumbent U. S. President, Lyndon Baines Johnson.

ALL THE WHILE, SAN DIEGO FANS WERE WAITING, WATCHING, HOPING. All the while, San Diego fans were waiting, watching, hoping, that the phenomenally popular Beatles would, somehow, some way, see their way to perform in San Diego.

To reiterate, officially, the city of San Diego would not make the cut in the Beatles first 1964 massive tour schedule.

Once again, in 1965, San Diego would, unfortunately – and to the great chagrin of San Diego Beatles fans – not make the cut for the Beatles’ 1965 Tour Schedule.

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bagged enclosure of about 6’ high, maybe 12’ wide and 12’ deep, front to back. Within the perimeter of this sand-bagged enclosure was a trench of maybe 2-3’ in depth. The instructors called George Lee up as a ‘volunteer.’

“Now, Private Lee. Someone drops a hand grenade in this enclosure, or an enemy throws a live grenade into this enclosure. The correct procedure is to kick or throw that grenade into the trench and then drop to the ground immediately. When the grenade explodes its concussive effect will be directed straight up by the trench, and the explosive charge will be absorbed the the walls of the trench and/or the sandbags. You, being flat on the ground, will be safe. Do you understand, Private Lee?”

“Yes suh.”

“I am not a “sir” Private Lee. I am

Unknown to anyone at the time, this would all change that same year (1965) when mysterious and unforeseen forces would come into play, quietly working behind the scenes at the time.

It would prove to be a secret plan that would soon explode into reality – and San Diego would suddenly be in the cross-hairs of destiny and the dreams of San Diego Beatles fans would, miraculously, be fulfilled!


IN THE WINGS. On the cusp of immortality, and unprecedented success, the Beatles set shockingly new, seemingly impossible, standards for their contemporaries at the time.

For example, during their second U. S. Tour, they filled New York’s Shea Stadium with an astonishing 55,000 fans on 15 August 1965.

It was the first time in human history that such a large outdoor stadium had ever been used for such a purpose (a rock ‘n’ roll concert).

Three thousand miles away from that historic New York Shea Stadium, there remained unseen, influential forces at work that would, incredibly, place San Diego on the front burner of the Beatles recognition of hot-spot venues and, thus, forever change the course of music history here.

It was during the reign of their second 1965 U. S. Tour that the Beatles would, unexpectedly, cross paths with San Diego. To recap, San Diego was overlooked in the

not an officer, I am a Sergeant. You do not address me as “sir.” You address me as Sergeant, do you understand?!”


“Yes, WHAT!?”

“Yes, Sarjen.”

“That’s better, Private Lee. Now, be alert to what I’ve just told you, Private Lee.”

“GRENADE!” . . . and the Sergeant drops the grenade on the ground and retreats behind the sandbags.

George Lee looks briefly at the grenade, spins awkwardly in the opposite direction and waddles away as fast as he can (which is not very fast.) Clearly, he did not follow directions. The grenade, of course, was a dummy grenade. For training purposes.

The entire bleacher section where

Beatles’ first 1964 Tour and again in 1965 when their 1965 North American Tour Schedule was officially announced.

That would later change on 7 June 1965 when San Diego was, surprisingly and suddenly, added to the Beatles’ American tour dates. Thanks to the persistent efforts of two Los Angeles promoters, Allen Tinkley and Louis Robin, the Fab Four were successfully booked for their only San Diego concert appearance, formally slated for 8 p.m. Saturday, 28 August 1965, at Balboa Stadium.

But, what happened and how were these promoters able to do the seemingly impossible?


TO SAN DIEGO! A lost fact which remains hugely unknown today, is how – by an unplanned accident –these two promoters (Tinkley and Robin) were able to actually bring the Liverpool group to San Diego.

Unknown to even the promoters, themselves, at the time, the door that was opened for Tinkley and Robin to succeed in bringing the Beatles to San Diego came – suddenly and unexpectedly -- from a most unlikely source: Mexico.

A little-known fact is that Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, had planned a Beatles concert in Mexico City, to take place at the Palacio de Los Deportes Stadium (Sports Palace Stadium) – but the plan was nixed by the Mexican government.

Mexican officials believed the British rock group to be a bad influence on their youth – most of

we were all sitting, watching and listening to the demonstration, howled with laughter. There were about 40 of us trainees in the platoon and all were treated to a George Lee chuckle.

Later on, we were given live grenades, told to pull the pin, throw, and drop to ground behind the sandbags. We all got through it . . . the grenades exploded away from the sandbagged enclosures and no one was hurt.

I assume George Lee also made it through as when I saw him later that day he still had all his arms and legs.

George Lee was a bit of a slob. He didn’t shower. It looked like he had ringworm or something on the scalp of his head. Someone in the barracks decided it was time that we gave George Lee a “GI Party.” Normally, a GI Party means we all turn to with mops, brooms, soap and wa-

whom were already rabid Beatles fans.

The official reason given by the Mexican government for the cancellation of any Beatles concert plans was on “security” grounds. But in reality, the concern for security was never the true reason.

In reality, Ernesto P. Uruchurtu, Head of the Federal District, refused to grant Epstein’s request, stating to the Beatles manager that the rock ‘n’ roll group were a threat to the values of Mexican youth.

The actual truth, officially, came to widespread media attention in the year 2000.

According to Mexican writer, Felipe Morales Martinez, Mexico’s Federal District Head, Ernesto P. Uruchurtu, refused the Beatles concert plans for the stated reason: “Being a group of rock (music) at that time, synonymous with rebelliousness and that had the support of the youth, was censored.” (Translated from El, published 1st of August 2000.)

Also, Jose Antonio Martinez, wrote in great detail of the backroom drama which took place back in 1965 and was published (more recently) in Mexico City’s Frente Magazine. The article included an (exclusive) interview with Paul McCartney in a retrospection piece, looking back at hidden elements and power-posturing behind the Mexican ban on England’s Fab Four.

Writer, Martinez, was also host of a weekly radio programme

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ter, and scrub down the entire barracks. Tonight, George Lee was to get his very own “GI Party.” I got roped into it and remember, in the dark of night, leaving my bunk and crawling along the floor to George Lee’s bunk where I slid under his bunk and held the blankets while, on a signal, about 7 or 8 other recruits pounced on him and carried him off to the shower room, stripped him of his clothes, scrubbed him down with soapy brushes, rinsed him off, and gave him a towel to dry off.

Someone then turned the lights on and we all returned to our bunks.

George Lee came out of the shower room, a towel wrapped around his waist.

He looked at me. Two of the saddest eyes I’ve ever seen and an utter look of hurt and disappointment was diMan About Town continued on page 10

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Legislative Follies

Gas prices are rising again and some are predicting $7 gas by this summer. We can’t let that happen. The Governor has called a Special Joint Legislative Session to deal with the problem, but the proposals on the table would make matters worse.

According to the California Energy Commission, costs at the pump are the result of several factors, including the cost of crude oil, California’s isolated fuel market, and switching back and forth from winter to summer blends. Other factors include costly regulations and the overall cost of doing business in California.

Add to this our astronomical gasoline taxes and the scheduled 8% tax increase this July, and you have a recipe for $7 gas this summer. The solution? Call a Special Session to place taxes on the oil companies and increase their cost of doing business in California. A tax on energy production will inevitably lead to decreased production and higher consumer costs.

Rules to facilitate Special Sessions must be adopted to create common procedures and guidelines between both houses. These rules involve suspension of the 30-day-wait pe-

riod on bills, and a four-day notice before committee hearings, among others. Last week my colleagues and I forced a vote on whether or not to adjourn and end this folly. Unfortunately, the vote failed.

Even so, I’m happy to report that bipartisan skepticism about imposing these cost increases on consumers seems to be growing.

Californians don’t need another gas tax, on top of the obsessive taxes we already pay. We need real solutions, such as:

• Delaying transition from winter to summer blend

• Extending the current suspension of the diesel tax

• Delaying the annual gas tax increase scheduled for July 1st

• Temporarily suspending California’s highest-in-the-nation gasoline tax Californians need relief now. Not a scheme that drives up prices and creates more pain at the pump.

Assemblymember Marie Waldron, R- Valley Center, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the cities of Poway, Santee, portions of the City of San Diego, and most of rural eastern and northern San Diego County.

5th District Supervisor Jim Desmond

$10 Billion Spent on Homelessness

A new state report was released last week that showed California spent nearly $10 billion on homelessness over a three-year period. This was released during the same week that the Downtown San Diego Partnership announced a record number of homeless people living on the streets.

This report confirms what many of us already knew: throwing money at the problem is not the answer.

Here is another excerpt from the report:

“The state has spent nearly $10 billion and provided services to more than 571,000 people, each year helping more people than the last.

And despite all that, at the end-ofyear three, the majority of those more than half a million Californians still didn’t end up with a roof over their heads. The number of unsheltered Californians continues to swell.”

The State of California believes there is only one way to fix homelessness, and that is “Housing First.” While that may sound nice, “Housing First” allows people to continue to use drugs and, as we

see, leads to more people living on the streets.

Instead of just focusing on housing, we should be addressing the root causes, which are primarily mental illness and drug addiction.

In North County, we’ve become a hub for mental health services focused on outcome-based results. We have established three Crisis Stabilization Units, broken ground on psychiatric beds, and opened "One Safe Place" for domestic violence victims. I’d like to see the state follow our lead and help people suffering from homelessness by addressing the root causes.

It doesn’t take a report to show us what we already know: there are more and more people living on the streets. For the past decade, the State of California has only used one tool to fix the problem, which has made it worse. It’s time for the State to change their one-size-fitsall mindset and truly help the people suffering on the street.

San Diego County District 5 Supervisor Jim Desmond, 1600 Pacific Highway, #335, San Diego, CA 92101, United States http://

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After Jamie Reynolds cancels her appliance orders from Sears, a representative promises her a prompt refund. But three months later, she’s still waiting. What can she do to get her money back?

Q: I recently placed online orders for a refrigerator, washer and dryer with Sears. After weeks of stringing me along with delivery dates, Sears said they didn’t have the products I ordered, so I canceled by phone.

A representative told me I would receive a refund to my credit card within 7 to 10 business days. Since then, I’ve received a small refund (about $37) but nothing else. Sears can’t tell me why only one refund was processed but not the other.

It’s been more than three months. I’ve contacted the Better Business Bureau and have called Sears frequently. A supervisor recently

promised to expedite my refund, but I still haven’t received the money. Can you help me get my $3,606 back from Sears?

~ Jamie Reynolds, Olustee, Okla.

A: Sears should have delivered your appliances promptly. And if it couldn’t, it should have refunded you promptly -- with apologies.

That’s not what happened here. You had to pursue the company for delivery updates, and then when you finally canceled, it strung you along for your refund. The $37 it sent you (I’m not even sure what that was for) added insult to injury.

Appliances can take up to six weeks to ship, but you had waited more than three months before your patience ran thin. I reviewed

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Historically Speaking Depression-Era Soup Lines ~ From Riches to Rags to Worl Leadership

Writer’s Note: As“dire”as you think things are today 2023 our inflationridden life, in general, could be worse … and they were just throughout the 1930s. Hopefully we won’t repeat those days but somehow history has a way of repeating itself.

The Great Depression that plagued the entire third decade of the 20th century took less than a decade to create. Stock market speculation frenzy during the “Roaring” 1920s caused vast numbers of Americans to feverishly borrow money in order to buy stocks to get rich quick.

Unlike today’s stock market, which has stringent federal safeguards, the “roaring 20s brought about wild speculation and false optimism.

By 1928, stockbrokers had loaned investors some 800 million. By October 1929, this tremendous debt

caused the market to crash. Investors lost confidence, loans were called in resulting in a selling frenzy that caused a complete financial collapse. Those who sold their shares lost everything. Ironically, the few investors who held their stocks eventually regained losses. Government’s “hands-off” attitude toward American business resulted in unchecked investing and borrowing. The result was an unstable economy, with a false national wealth. By 1930, the United States truly was a “have” and “have-not” nation. Inflation set in causing prices to rise to the point most Americans could not afford to buy necessities. Farmers and blueworkers were among the worst hit causing a spiraling economy.

Herbert Hoover, who had the secretary of commerce, took office in 1929. As president, Hoover would have only a few months of prosperity. By 1932, other developed nations had followed and the entire world plunged into economic chaos.

By March 1929, Americans couldn’t have been more confident about their new president. America was booming with a vibrant stock market and a strong, bustling industry -- what could go wrong?

But, by 1931, Europe was plunging into crisis and chaos. President Hoover presented a program for aiding American businesses and farmers, many of whom were facing foreclosures on their properties. He also proposed banking reforms, as well

as federal loans to individual states so they could feed their unemployed. Hoover also demanded the Federal government drastically cut its own spending wherever possible. Hoover felt no one should go hungry but it was the responsiblity of individual states, local governments, and private volunteer organizations – not the Federal government. This philosophy would be his political ruin.

Hoover’s failed presidency was culminated with the mass demonstration of World War I veterans’ march on Washington, D.C., creating the “Bonus Army.” It was election year of 1932. The demonstration in the nation’s capital climaxed on July 28 when the U.S. Army was called out by Hoover to put down the veterans’ demonstration.

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The Bonus Army was made up of 17,000 U.S. World War I veterans, together with their families and affiliated groups, totaling an estimated 43,000. They gathered and camped out on the Capitol Mall to demand early cash redemption of their service bonus certificates promised to them by Congress. Hoover ordered the U.S. Army to clear the marchers’ campsite. Gen. Douglas MacArthur commanded a contingent of infantry and cavalry, supported by six armored tanks and the Bonus Army was driven out and their shelters burned. Unless one lived through the Great Depression, there’s no way to fully explain what life was like for the average citizen. Those Americans living in the rural areas had plenty to

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She lost her engagement ring in a rental car. But what’s this $452 bill?

Carmen Santos thinks she lost her engagement ring in an Enterprise rental. The company looks for the ring and then sends her a $452 bill. Can it do that?

Q: I recently rented a car with Enterprise in Miami. While I was using the vehicle, I lost my engagement ring. I told an employee about it, and he agreed to look for my jewelry.

The next day, I called Enterprise to see if they had found the ring. An employee told me they would charge me for some repairs while looking for the ring and that the ring was “a hazard.”

Two days later, I found my engagement ring at home. Eventually, I received a bill from the Enterprise claims department for

$452 for damage done to the car while looking for my ring. I told them I didn’t think that was fair. I returned the car exactly as I had picked it up. Can you help me?

A: I’ve had plenty of cases involving renters damaging their cars. But this is the first story of a car rental company charging a customer for its own damage.

Enterprise’s bill is interesting. It charged you almost $100 for “scanning” the vehicle. Then there’s work to the glove box, the instrument panel and almost eight hours of labor. It looks like the car rental company took your rental apart to find your engagement ring.

I’m not saying these charges are

bogus. But someone from Enterprise should have apprised you of the extra charges for finding your ring. Unless you told the company, “Do whatever it takes to find the ring; I don’t care about the cost” -- which you didn’t -Enterprise should have obtained approval before tearing the car apart.

Your case offers a lesson in the importance of effective communication. If you ask a company for something, make sure you get a price before it starts the work. If the price is right, try to get an estimate in writing. Otherwise, you could get broadsided by the final bill.

You might have sent a brief, polite appeal to Enterprise in writing, noting that you did not

knowingly order the work performed on the car. If the company insisted on charging you, then you could have appealed to one of the Enterprise corporate contacts I list on my website, Elliott. org.

I contacted Enterprise on your behalf to find out more about your charges. The company contacted you and said it would drop the $452 bill. Keep an eye on your engagement ring the next time you rent a car.

Christopher Elliott is the founder of Elliott Advocacy, a nonprofit organization that helps consumers solve their problems. Email him at or get help by contacting him on his site.

© 2023 Christopher Elliott.

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May 6, 2023 • 11am - 4 pm

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Letters from page 4

to complain, and there’s nothing that can be done. It’s not that we have a new phone system. It works fine. (This is contrary to the spiel I got when I asked a cardiology attendant blaming their new system.) I threatened to leave Graybill. She advised that wouldn’t help because it’s a problem in all the other medical groups

So now I know this is a widespread social problem. Society seems to be in the final stages of utter collapse. At 81 years old, I can see better than most, how our work ethic has changed for the worst. That’s how serious this is. Your only solution to improving communications is to raise salaries enough to attract more qualified receptionists and train them accordingly.

However, extra expense is the inhibiting factor that your CFO will resist. It’s either wallow in the mud or rise up and take the lead from other medical groups having the same serious issue. High-level administrators may have to see reduced salaries to keep their jobs, so your system can excel. Now that’s a hard sell if ever there was one. Yet, it’s got to happen, in my opinion. I won’t be around much longer to see the grand finale of this social fiasco, but good luck.

Please forward this memo to the following key people: Diane Hansen, CEO; Ryan Olsen, COO; Kristin Gaspar, Pres; Patricia Kassab, VP Quality; Linda Green, Board Chair.

Their responses would be welcome.

PS: Please be advised that I will be notifying the California Medical Board of this pathetic malfeasance, and informing Local newpapers of this medical hazard.



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This free event is open to the entire North County community with activities for people of all ages. Please bring your family and friends as you help change the conversation around mental health - one mind and one life at a time.

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Change Your Mind festival, in partnership with the City of Oceanside on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oceanside Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater.

The goal of Change Your Mind is to encouraging candid conversations about mental health in a fun and stress-free environment. Attendees of all ages can participate in a full day of workshops, performances, and wellness-related experiences. Workshop topics include but are not limited to the following central themes:

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The organization provides a wide range of programs designed to empower hungry, homeless, and low-income community members to begin a pathway towards self-sufficiency. Each year, Interfaith Community Services impacts more than 20,000 commu-

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About Town

from page 5

rected at me, his only friend in the barracks. Or at least the only one who had ever offered friendship. The only one he really trusted. He trusted me so much he even showed me the pubic hairs from his prostitute.

He didn’t say a word . . . but the look on his face was enough.

I have never before or since . . . felt so small.

I’ve often though of George Lee . . . wondering whatever happened to him.

Have even thought about looking him up. I assume he was from the Bay area . . . and lots of luck finding a Chinese guy named George Lee in San Francisco . . . who was at Fort Ord, in Basic Training . . .in 1957. He may not even still be living.

Still, I’d like to find George Lee. And tell him how sorry and ashamed I am of myself ... and have been for all these years.

Some things you just don’t forget.

Pet Parade Pine Pet of the Week

Pine is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 6-year-old, 41-pound, male, Terrier mix.

Pine was relinquished to a local shelter as part of a hoarding case. He lived with 20 to 25 other dogs, until their owner died. He was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through Friends of County Animal Shelters (FOCAS.) He needs patient owners while he adjusts to his new life. Pine is loving all the attention!

The $145 adoption fee for Pine includes medical exam, neuter, up to date vaccinations, registered microchip, and a one-year license if his new home is in the jurisdiction of San Diego Humane Society’s Department of Animal Services. Visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389


Meet the marvelous Maximiliano! No doubt about it, this handsome husky is a total gem who is sure to bring smiles and love to his new home. Max has lived with other dogs before and may do well with another canine companion around. What he loves the most is playtime, exercise and spending time with his people! Is the a perfect match for your home? Maximiliano is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3500 Burnet Dr. If you have questions about the adoption process, you can visit or call 619-299-7012.

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Each morning when we open the shop, I first brew a cup of coffee at the Keurig and then clear my Email in-box the overnight accumulation of e-mail “phishing” exploits. The overwhelming majority of the criminal exploits that we see on our own and customer PCs are these e-mail “phishing” attempts. Each morning I send a half dozen or so to the “spam” locker. The next morning many are right back in my in-basket. Even if my e-mail server (Yahoo) blocks the documents from the “phisher’s” e-mail address, they can simply change a single letter, number or symbol in their ridiculously long e-mail address and they’re right back in business.

The characteristics that make se-

“Phishing” for Suckers

niors most vulnerable to “Phishing” exploits are precisely those qualities that represent the quintessential essence of humanity.

Our honesty, trust, generosity and love are turned against us by unscrupulous Internet gangsters and used to rob us of wealth, privacy and dignity.

The Federal Trade Commission issued “Consumer Advice” under the heading “How to Recognize Phishing”.

When they:

• Say they’ve noticed some suspicious activity or log-in attempts

— they haven’t

• Claim there’s a problem with your account or your payment information — there isn’t

• Say you need to confirm some personal or financial information

— you don’t

• Include an invoice you don’t recognize — it’s fake

• Want you to click on a link to make a payment — the link has malware

• Say you’re eligible to register for a government refund — it’s a scam Offer a coupon for free stuff — it’s not real

Most seniors are responsible and want to do the right thing. Our instinctive reaction to notices like the above is to investigate. But following the instructions to make contact, investigate or question the notice will often download malware to the PC. Don’t do it. If you suspect that a notice might be legitimate, look up the reporting

organization’s appropriate e-mail address or phone number. Never use the contact information provided in the e-mail notice.

Some Internet “phishing” exploits are simple and easy to spot but others are deceptive. An interesting deception used on one of our customers a few years back worked as like this. The customer got an e-mail from “Microsoft” that his Windows OS had been compromised. He was suspicious but accessed the link provided. The “Microsoft Technician” who answered was not very credible and when he told the customer that “Microsoft” could fix his problem for $199 he hung up. He assumed that he had just avoided a rather clumsy scam. What really happened is that by accessing the link he had allowed the “phisher”

to install a “keylogger”on his PC. The verbal exchange with the faux “Microsoft Technician” was simply a ruse to make the customer think that he had avoided a potential scam. The “keylogger” worked quietly without detection for several months sending passwords and other information to the scammers. The exploit was eventually detected when his e-mail account was hacked. Unfortunately, to be safe, he had to change all of his account passwords.

There are thousands of programs and gadgets designed to help protect Internet users from criminal “phishing” exploits but the best defense lies in the healthy skepticism and the good sense of the person whose hand is on the mouse.

The sweet smell of puppy breath. I don’t really notice it, so I asked some friends at Rancho Coastal Humane Society and Fox 5 TV. People have strong opinions about puppy breath!

Animal Care Attendant Devin said, “I don’t like it.” Keep in mind that when he’s holding a puppy, it’s because he’s wiping stuff off its paws or cleaning a dirty kennel. For him, puppy breath is guilty by association.

My friend Jill at Fox 5 said, “I can’t get enough!” She lives in a

place where she can’t have pets. When she gets to hold a puppy, she takes in every sensation she can. The soft fur. Smooth paw pads. And puppy breath!

What causes Dog Breath?

• It might be something your dog ate during your walk. (YUCK! We don’t want to know.)

• Maybe it’s from table scraps or other people food.

• Plaque on dogs’ teeth can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath.

• Bad breath can also indicate a liver or kidney problem or heart disease.

What can you do about Dog Breath?

• Take your dog to a vet for an exam and dental cleaning.

• Some vets say that kibbles keep

your dog’s teeth cleaner than wet food.

• Ask your vet if there are chews that help to break up plaque.

• There are breath mints and breath sprays for dogs.

• Some water additives help control stinky breath.

Brush your dog’s teeth. Use a doggie toothpaste and toothbrush, not human toothpaste, or brush.

Make it fun! Brush your dog’s teeth right before you go for a walk. Have the leash ready so your dog knows something good is about to happen. Brush the teeth then reward your dog with a treat and “Good dog!”

When dogs learn soon that toothbrushing means that fun things are about to happen, they look forward to it.

If your dog’s breath has seemed particularly bad the last few weeks, remember that the rain has been keeping us indoors. Maybe it’s not any worse. We’re just noticing it more.

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The Computer Factory
My Dog’s Breath is TERRIBLE! John Van Zante’s Critter Corner

Radio Wars

from page 5

and was co-creator of a documentary film titled, “Waiting for Los Bitles” (Waiting for the Beatles), which further investigated and uncovered official information not widely known, i.e. why the Beatles were really banned in Mexico, i.e. culture rebelliousness – not lack of adequate security.

Mexico’s loss was San Diego’s momentous gain.


“WAR OF THE AIRWAVES.” San Diego was now positioned favourably, and would eventually fulfill an indelible part of Beatles immortality. It would prove to be a most historic date and the proceedings would plunge San Diego into the world’s limelight -- and into musical history.

However, backroom drama and behind-the-scenes backstabbing would continue to unfold, in spades, for the city of San Diego. San Diego’s ensuing, and hidden, internal fighting leading to the Beatles concert at Balboa Stadium would lead to one of the most colourful and captivating San Diego media chapters in Beatlemania history.

Little did anyone know that San Diego would become the battleground of a vicious media war over the rights to promote the Beatles at San Diego’s olde Balboa Stadium.

This tooth-and-nail media in-fighting would prove to be a death-

struggle of sorts, and yet, it would remain largely behind the scenes and curtained-off to the general public, including Beatles fans. Much of what happened in this media warfare remains vastly unknown to this day.

The media combatants at the time involved popular San Diego radio stations KGB and KCBQ.

The two rival radio stations viciously competed for the rights to officially promote the San Diego Beatles concert, which eventually would lead to legal litigations against one another (KGB vs. KCBQ).

During the onset, the Beatles’ concert promoters (Allen Tinkley and Louis Robin) had asked both rival radio stations to submit their best proposals with a submission dateline of 10 June 1965.

KGB and KCBQ pulled out all the stops in their ensuing competition to win the (official) Beatles airtime rights and the honour of introducing them live on stage, at San Diego’s Balboa Stadium, which was truly a most historic musical event for San Diego.

The ensuing “pitches” and various proposal ideas by both KGB and KCBQ made their way to promoters, Louis Robin and Allen Tinkley.

Lee Bartell, KCBQ General Manager, created a fictional DJ character by the name of “Lord Tim of Liverpool,” (real name, Tim Hudson), who paraded as a fictional

Englishman who claimed to be a personal friend of the Beatles.

In addition to their “Lord Tim of Liverpool” concept, KCBQ also promised promoters a full sevenweek-long promotion in newspapers, along with Beatles gift givea-ways, and press conferences.


KGB’s Bill Drake upped the ante by offering the Beatles’ promoters the moon, stating that KGB would not only offer carte blanche coverage in every conceivable fashion for the upcoming Beatles concert but, in summation, the promoters would, in essence, sit in the owner’s chair at KGB and drive the promotion scheme as they see fit.

The offers from both competing radio stations were so enticing that promoters Robin and Tinkley offered a joint sponsorship by both KGB and KCBQ.

The stations, mutually, wanted no part of each other.

Rivalry between the two radio stations was too acrimonious and deeply planted.

Finally, on 15 June, KGB Radio (which, incidentally, had higher ratings than KCBQ), was signed to officially promote and sponsor the Beatles San Diego Concert, on 28 August 1965, at Balboa Stadium.

KCBQ REFUSED TO RELINQUISH OR BACK DOWN. Nonetheless, KCBQ hung on with their “Lord Tim of Liverpool” publicity, grabbing radio listeners away from KGB which was the official spon-

sor of the Beatles upcoming concert.

The ongoing feud was not about to go away quietly.

KCBQ stayed on with their Lord Tim persona, which was stealing the thunder from KGB which was supposed to be the official Beatles sponsor.

And KCBQ’s Lord Tim was gaining momentum in fan popularity which further infuriated KGB.

Lord Tim was the full irresistible package: he was young, good looking, spoke in an English accent and, for good measure, sported bell-bottom pants and a Beatles haircut.

All this drove the Beatles-appointed radio sponsor, KGB, to near apoplexy and rage.

Despite the fact that KGB was the official sponsor, the on-air feud heightened to a climax when KCBQ Radio managed to obtain full permission from the Beatles tour management to allow Lord Tim to travel with the English megastars. This KCBQ major coup against KGB was almost an outright death blow between the competing media -- now in favour of KCBQ, which now had inneraccess to personal interviews with the Beatles, all of which would be aired, exclusively, on KCBQ airwaves!

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Problem Solved

from page 6

the correspondence between you and Sears -- and I should say, nice job on keeping all those emails and text messages -- and it looks like the company just couldn’t figure out why your refund was delayed. In a text message, Sears claims it refunded the money to your credit card company which hasn’t posted the credit to your account.

I have a better idea: Why not wait to charge the customer until after you deliver the appliance? If Sears did that, you wouldn’t need to worry about a refund because there’d be nothing to refund.

You could have reached out to one of the Sears executive contacts I publish on my consumer advocacy site, I think they would have been as concerned as I was about this delayed refund. But I think you had done enough already. I contacted Sears on your behalf.

It turns out your order was a trans-

fer sale to a HomeTown store, which is independently owneroperated. According to Sears, the HomeTown store first had to cancel and refund the sale.

“They are a business operated separately from, so the agents with cannot cancel or refund the sale,” a Sears representative told me.

So why the delay? Sears was waiting on an update from a HomeTown case manager, who was out of the office.

Sears (via HomeTown) finally processed and sent you the rest of your refund.

Christopher Elliott is the founder of Elliott Advocacy, a nonprofit organization that helps consumers solve their problems. Email him at or get help by contacting him on his site.

© 2023

Depression from page 7

eat because they grew most of what they needed. Money was the problem. In the cities, families starved as unemployment reached 40 percent. In 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president promoting a “New Deal.”

Ironically, much of Roosevelt’s “New Deal” was based on programs designed by Hoover. Today historians argue whether FDR’s economic programs ended the depression. But it’s a moot point … it was World War II that put the nation and the world by to work.

“Fireside Chats,” circumventing the rest of the media. In 1940, FDR explained his “Lend-Lease” plan.

“My fellow Americans … England stands alone. … We cannot and will not tell them they have to surrender simply because we will not give them the weapons they need. If Great Britain goes down all of us will be living at the point of a Nazi gun. … I understand what England’s needs are and I understand what the dangers are. Sound familiar? … The build-up toward the second World War had one redeeming aspect: war production effectively ended the Great Depression. Roosevelt told listeners: “America must become the “great arsenal of democracy.” … “Let no man say it can’t be done … it must be done!”

In May 1940, FDR and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met while the president continuing to maintain U.S. neutrality. FDR placed an oil embargo against Japan cutting off their critical petroleum supply. They retaliated on Dec. 7, 1941, bombing Pearl Harbor. Roosevelt did something no other president had done. During the ‘30s he began talking on the radio talking with his Depression continued on page 13

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, factories across America retooled, turning out more than 60,000 war planes, countless tanks and guns. By 1943, the number of aircraft rose to 125,000. By 1945, the U.S. was

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producing a bomber every 30 minutes, and one troop-carrying liberty ship every 30 days. Some 16 million were in uniform. By 1946, more than 1 million uniformed Americans had lost their lives.

FDR did not live to see the end of hostilities. He died on April 12, 1945, less than one month before Germany’s and five months before Japan’s surrender.

While some may view this story in a negative way, the Great Depression and World War II were America’s entrance into world leadership. The War saved America from the Great Depression.

Change Your Clocks Change Your Batteries

It’s time to spring forward!

Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday, March 12 at 2 am.

As long as you’re changing your clocks this upcoming weekend, the Vista Fire Department recommends checking your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors around your home.

Radio Wars

from page 12

Adding to ticket-sales confusion, KCBQ publicised their own radio station phone number as a source to purchase Beatles concert tickets. This caused confusing information for KGB, the official concert sponsor, and also for radio listeners who wished to purchase tickets.

All these proceedings culminated in KGB filing a lawsuit against rival radio station, KCBQ.

The trenches of media warfare were now irreconcilable.

Despite this behind-the-scenes drama, San Diego’s one-and-only Beatles concert commenced at San Diego’s Balboa Stadium.

However, contradicting ticket information and bitter in-fighting between two warring radio stations created an element of confusion which hurt public ticket sales in the process.

Also, the last-minute addition of San Diego to the Beatles North American Tour Date Schedule gave promoters a shorter period of time to promote the event.

San Diego’s only Beatles concert attendance could have proven better without the KGB versus KCBQ media drama.

Out of 27,041 tickets, only about 17, 013 were sold, leaving an estimated 10,000 empty seats.

Nevertheless, the Beatles were already superstars and miraculously still rising to stratospheric heights of fame.

(Note: When the Rolling Stones first played San Diego in the latter part of 1964, several months before the Beatles, the Rolling Stones concert was at the much smaller Balboa Park Bowl, and only sold a few hundred tickets at less than $5 each. When the concert started, doors were just opened – for free admission - to hundreds waiting outside, just to fill the venue for the Rolling Stones.)

The Beatles legacy is beyond comparison by any standard. They were the wittiest, the most talented, the most influential, and have sold the most records in history to the point of simply being beyond the reach of mere mortals. In regards to matching their celebrity, one music critic said it best: “How do you hold a candle to the sun?”

Even the mighty TIME magazine bowed in their direction, citing them as among the most influential forces in the twentieth-century.

When the Beatles arrived for their only San Diego concert in 1965, they brought along their celebrated wit. The San Diego press conference was turned into a worldwide stage, with great expectations for another rousing session of jocular exchanges as was customary in past Beatles interviews.

San Diego and the Beatles did not disappoint.

Over 100 journalists and reporters showed up on 28 August 1965, for a Beatles pre-concert press conference. The four mop-tops stole the show with spontaneous wit and clever retorts.

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Even other celebrities, such as singing sensation, Joan Baez, dared not miss a Beatles media event to personally witness the Beatles’ legendary off-the-cuff humour. Here is a sampling that was picked up by wire services worldwide from the Beatles’ San Diego questionand-answer session and replayed around the world:

Reporter: “You’ve admitted to being agnostics. Are you also irreverent as had been said?”

John Lennon: “We are agnostics, so there is no point in being irreverent.”

Reporter: “Where did you find your sound?”

George Harrison: “We don’t find sounds. We make them.”

Reporter: “It has been stated that you are disinterested in politics, that politically you have a certain apathy.”

John Lennon: “We’re not disinterested in politics -- it’s just that politicians are disinteresting.”

Reporter: “Do you date much?”

Ringo Starr: “What are you doing tonight?”

Reporter: “How does your music excite girls so much?”

Paul McCartney: “If we knew, we’d form another band and be managers.”

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In 2023, it becomes increasingly difficult to comprehend that 57 years have passed since the Beatles performed at San Diego’s olde Balboa Stadium. It was true history-in-the-making.

Music critic, Richie Unterberger, wrote in “All Music” that the Beatles are: “The greatest and most influential act of the rock era, and introduced more innovations into popular music than any other rock band of the 20th century.”

In Rolling Stone Magazine’s “Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll,” the editors defined the Beatles’ influence thusly: “The impact of the Beatles – not only on rock & roll but on all of Western culture – is simply incalculable. Smart, idealistic, playful, irreverent, eclectic. They proved that rock & roll could embrace a limitless variety of harmonies, structures, and sounds.”

In the end, the Beatles meant different things to different people. Brian Wilson of the immortal Beach Boys band said, “There’s no outdoing the Beatles.”

Comedy legend, Jerry Seinfeld, opined, “The Beatles created something that never trailed off. What a gift that was to their fans. If you’re into the Beatles, you loved them from beginning to end.”

Even the towering genius of Steve Jobs was impacted by them; he enjoyed their music as well as their

commitment to each other, though at times, it was turbulent: “My model for business is the Beatles: they were four guys that kept each other’s negative tendencies in check; they balanced each other. And the total was greater than the sum of the parts.”

There is something haunting and lingering that John Lennon said before he was murdered on 8 December 1980. He uttered something universal and beautiful that travels a deep route into the inner recesses of the human soul: “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”

For many Beatles fans, dreaming together as Lennon noted, brings souls closer together in common harmony. Just ask Beatles fan, Robyn Hitchcock, who says: “So, whenever I hear the Beatles, I always feel I’ve got a lot in common with everybody else.”

What Robyn Hitchcock says, breathes life in Lennon’s remark: “A dream you dream together is reality.”

One by one they are leaving us to ourselves.

First John was taken away from us in 1980.

Then we lost George in 2001. Only two remain now, Paul and Ringo. But to the end, they will never relinquish their unconquerable humour and resilient wit. Even when dealing with death, they can

still find a filament of humour: as Paul said regarding rumours of his own death, “I am alive and well and unconcerned about the rumours of my death. But if I were dead, I would be the last to know.”

Yes, only two members of the Beatles remain.

When they also leave us – we will be left only with their music legacy, and memories of sweet yesterdays.

Sweet memories to rejoice that we once had them in our midst. Their likes of which will never pass our way again.

As when they once passed our way, here in sunny San Diego, over half a century ago.

And played their music under the stars.

San Diego Humane Society is supporting families and their pets who need a little extra help.

Through the Community Pet Pantry, anyone can visit our campuses to pick up a bag of dog or cat food, and other supplies, as available.

No appointment is needed for this service. Hours are TuesdaySunday from 10am to 6pm. El Cajon 373 N. Marshall Ave.

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Case No. 37-2021-00030570 PR-PW-CTL


1100 Union Street San Diego, CA. 92101

Central Courthouse

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, a notice of petition to administer estate of ANTHONY SANTELL aka ANTHONY SANTONOCITO has been filed by Jennifer

A. Reardon, SBN: 317686 in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA. 92101 Central Courthouse. The Petition to Administer Estate requests that Jennifer A. Reardon SBN: 317686 be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent.

A petition for Probate has been filed by (name of petitioner): Nick Santell and Nina Santell in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego.

The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless tey have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority.

A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows:

Date: April, 11, 2023

Time: 11:00 am

Dept: 504

Address of court: Same as noted above.

If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.

Attorney for petitioner: Jennifer A. Reardon SBN 317686 Reardon Law, PC 3110 Camino del Rio S, Suite 314 San Diego, CA 92108 619-930-9420

DOP: 1/26, 2/2, 2/9/, 2/16/2023


The name of the business: Autoglass & Tint of Oceanside, located at 3588 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058 Registrant Information: F&J Corporation, 3588 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058. This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business: 01/18/2023

/s/ Firos Jebo, President Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 1/18/2023

1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2023


The name of the business: Leasha’s K-9’s, located at 1151 Privet Street, San Marcos, CA 92069 Registrant

Information: Alicia Marie Armstrong 1151 Privet Street, San Marcos, CA 92069. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 01/19/2023

/s/ Alicia Marie Armstrong Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 1/19/2023


The name of the business: A Place To Grow Psychotherapy, located at 4675 Spinnaker Bay Court, Oceanside, CA 92057 Registrant Information:

Spinnaker Bay Court, Oceanside, CA


Share The Wealth Records, located at 1281 Via Contessa, San Marcos, CA 92069 The Fictitious Business Name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on 2/5/2019 and assigned file no. 2019-9003250.


BEING ABANDONED BY: Ismael Edwardo Pohlert, 305 Belmont Court, San Marcos, CA 92069 and Faroug Osman Fardan, 1281 Via Contessa, San Marcos, CA 92069. This business is conducted by a general partnership.

I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000).

/s/Ismael Eduardo Pohlert

This statement was filed with the San Diego Recorder/County clerk on 2/6/2023.

2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9/2023 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME



for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated February 21, 2023 /s/ Brad A. Weinreb, Judge of the Superior Court 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023


The name of

The name of the business: Double 3 Tree Service, located at 712 Grapvine Road, Vista, CA 92083 Registrant Information: Berto R. Sanchez Ortega, 712 Grapevine Road, Vista, CA 92083. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business:


/s/ Sebastian Mauricio Sanchez Canseco Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/30/2023

2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9/2023



Petitioner Stephan Guiseppe LoTiempo filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Stephan Guiseppe LoTiempo to Proposed name Giuseppe LoTiempo. 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 for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes 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.


Date: 3/14/2023, 8:30 am, in Dept.


The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078.

Dated January 25, 2023 /s/ Brad A. Weinreb, Judge of the Superior Court 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023


Petitioner Jamie Lee Twyne filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Haven Lee Ayer to Proposed name Haven Lee Twyne. 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 for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes 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.


Date: 3/21/2023, 8:30 am, in Dept. 25

The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated January 30, 2023

/s/ Brad A. Weinreb, Judge of the Superior Court 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023


The name of the business: Freeform Integration, located at 2745 Jefferson St., Carlsbad, CA 92008. Registrant Information: Mark Timothy Jones 426 Benevente Dr., Oceanside, CA 92057. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 4/1/2022

/s/ Mark Timothy Jones Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 2/13/2023 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23/2023


STATEMENT 2023-9003552

The name of the business: Twinflame

Automotive, located at 38750 Pala Temecula Road, Pala, CA 92059.

Registrant Information: Brennan David Covany 38750 Pala Temecula Road., Pala, CA 92059. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: N/A

/s/ Brennan David Covany Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 2/15/2023

3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23/2023




Petitioner Pamela Carrie Hemingway filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Pamela Carrie Hemmingway to Proposed name Carrie Shannon Perkins. 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 for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes 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.


Date: 4/11/2023, 8:30 am, in Dept. 25

The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set

3/23, 3/30/2023


The name of the business: Double S Tree Service, located at 712 Grapevine Road, Vista, CA 92083 Registrant Information: Berto R. Sanchez Ortega, 712 Grapevine Road, Vista, CA 92083. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business:


/s/ Sebastian Maruicio Sanchez Canseco Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/30/2023

2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9/2023


Melendrina Lomas


Proposed name Makayla Melendrina Bala and Nicolas Lomas III to Nicolas Bala. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear be-

2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023
To Grow Psychotherapy Couple Family And Individual Psychotherapy, 4675
92057. This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business: 01/17/2023 /s/ Elizabeth Grace Dutcher, CEO Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/25/2023 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9002199 The name of the business: Onepeople, located at 1726 Catalpa Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 Registrant Information: Andre Charles Shmoldas and Chelsea Michele Shmoldas, 1726 Catalpa Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011. This business is operated by a married couple. First day of business: N/A /s/ Andre Charles Shmoldas Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 1/30/2023 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9002638 The name of the business: Keep It Local, Keep It Local Valley Center, Keep It Local VC, Valley Center Keep It Local, VC Keep It Local, located at 30590 Rock Rose Lane, Valley Center, CA 92082 Registrant Information: Lisa Scarpello, 30590 Rock Rose Lane, Valley Center, CA 92082. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 2/1/2010 /s/ Lisa Scarpello Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/3/2023 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9002186
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The name of the business: No Worries Handyman Services, No Worries Home Services, located at 1578 Boulder Creek Rd., Oceanside, CA 92056 Registrant Information: Michael Wadsworth, 1578 Boulder Creek Rd., Oceanside, CA 92056 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 02/01/2023 /s/ Michael Wadsworth Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 2/1/2023 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9003950 The name of the business: Samsara Interiors, located at 2185 Coast Ave., San Marcos, CA 92078. Registrant Information: Shima Virdee, 2185 Coast Ave., San Marcos, CA 92078 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 02/01/2023 /s/ Shima Virdee Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/22/2023 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23/2023 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF
the business: Pratt Certified Wellness & Training, located at 3773 Buena Creek Road, Vista, CA 92084 Registrant Information: Michelle Ann Pratt, 1910 Broadway Unit A, Oceanside, CA 92054. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 2/16/2023 /s/ Michelle Ann Pratt Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/16/2023 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9004386 The name of the business: Luna Baking, located at 4433 Mission Ave., Apt D104, Oceanside, CA 92057 Registrant Information: Angie Chavez 4433 Mission Ave., Apt D104, Oceanside, CA 92057. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 1/1/2023 /s/ Angie Chavez Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/27/2023 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9003189 The name of the business: The Mining Co., located at 579 Grand Ave., San Marcos, CA 92078 Registrant Information: Ceko Restaurants, Inc., 1020 W. San Marcos Blvd., 118, San Marcos, CA 92078. This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business: N/A /s/ Nicholas Ceko, President Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/ Recorder of San Diego on 2/10/2023 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9004241 The name of the business: Raptors Baseball, located at 1120 Mulberry Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 Registrant Information: Philip Wilson, 1120 Mulberry Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069. This business is operated by an individual. First day of business: 2/24/2023 /s/ Philip Wilson Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/24/2023 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30/2023 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2023-9003593 The name of the business: Twin Oaks Animal Hospital, located at 314 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #118, San Marcos, CA 92078 Registrant Information: Twin Oaks Animal Hospital, 1134 Via Vera Cruz, San Marcos, CA 92078. This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business: 8/23/2013 /s/ Ashley Weinberg Filed with Jordan Z. Marks, SD County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/15/2023 3/9, 3/16,
Zalud filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name:
fore this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes 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: Date: 4/18/2023, 8:30 am, in Dept. 25 The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated March 3, 2023 /s/ Brad A. Weinreb, Judge of the Superior Court 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30/2023 The Paper • Page 15 • March 9, 2023 LEGALS To Advertise your Legal in The Paper call 760-747-7119
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