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KENSINGTONA D A M S A V E N U E NEWS PRESORT STANDARD U.S. POSTAGEYour Neighborhood Source - Serving local communities, kids, & causes throughout Southern California. PAID SAN DIEGO, CA EDDM RETAIL Q&A WITH KENSINGTON’S JERRY SANDERS Local Postal Customer Vol. 26 No. 8 August 2017 WHAT’S INSIDE… Food, Booze & Boutiques You don’t need to fly to Italy to expe- rience authentic Italian food. You only need to go as far as South Park. On the busy corner of 30th and Fern sits Piacere Mio. The name is Italian for “My Pleasure,” and it certainly is a pleasure to eat there. PG. 6 San Diego Welcomes Refugees Since the end of the Vietnam War, California has welcomed 732,000 refugees. During that time, San Diego resettled more than 85,000 refugees —roughly equal to the entire popu- lation of cities such as Chico or New- port Beach. PG. 8Jerry Sanders in the mayor’s office before he left office as mayor. (Photo by Manny Cruz)Jerry Sanders has spent most of his professional Fundraiser for Young Musicianslife in public service. He joined the San Diego OnAug.20,Trumpeter Gilbert Castel-Police Department at age 22 then became one lanos will host a fundraiser for his newof the youngest police chiefs in the history of program,The Jazz Lions Conservatory,our city. Then came leadership posts at United at the Handlery Hotel.A legion of leg-Way, the American Red Cross and the San Diego endary artists including MikeWofford,Regional Chamber of Commerce. We caught up Marshall Hawkins, Tommy Aros andwith Sanders at his office in Downtown to talk more will take the stage. PG. 19about his work at the chamber and his 23 yearsas a resident of Kensington. PAGE 10 CONTACT US With the support of 13,000 local volunteers, Feeding San Diego provides meals for 63,000 EDITORIAL/LETTERS people every week and 21.2 million meals per year. Manny Cruz [email protected] ADVERTISING Brad Weber [email protected]

2 | AUGUST 2017ALLEY ARTISTS Business Group hires Platt College students to create mural Five young people walking down an alley and community,”says Beryl Forman, marketing graduate,” she says. “That means listening to awith paint is typically not a welcome sight in and mobility coordinator of the El Cajon client’s vision and needs, then meeting andany urban area. But when students from Platt Boulevard Business Improvement Association. exceeding their expectations. We are proud ofCollege San Diego School of Multimedia “Skateboarding is one of those activities, and how our students executed the project that theDesign made their way to the alley behind the this public art piece celebrates what makes our El Cajon Boulevard Business ImprovementBelching Beaver on El Cajon Boulevard and area a cool, urban hub of North Park.” Association envisioned.”30th Street, they were met with great supportand enthusiasm from residents and businesses. When the El Cajon Boulevard Business Leiker says that students partnering with Improvement Association approached Platt local businesses is nothing new for Platt Col- That’s because they were hired by the El College about having their students create a lege, which has been in San Diego for moreCajon Boulevard Business Improvement Asso- mural, instructor Nicole Lewis says she jumped than 30 years. Students have designed menusciation to create a 30 x 50-foot mural as part at the chance.“We are always looking for oppor- for local restaurants, created websites for busi-of the organization’s ongoing effort to revitalize tunities for students to engage with the com- nesses, painted electrical boxes for business dis-the area. munity and gain practical experience working tricts, and designed light post banners for with clients.” neighborhood associations.“Our focus at Platt The mural features outlines of skateboards College is helping students become gainfullyset against a vibrant purple background, a Platt College President Meg Leiker agrees. employed after graduation and one of the bestdesign requested by the Association. “Platt College is first and foremost a career col- ways to do that is to provide ample opportunity lege so in addition to offering a rigorous mul- for them to develop their professional resumes,” “30th Street and El Cajon Boulevard is now timedia design curriculum, we work to prepare she says.comprised of a number of young entrepreneurs students to succeed in the workplace after theywhose businesses resonate with the local culture The multimedia arts college is also actively engaged with the community, offering socialThe mural features outlines of skateboards set against a vibrant purple background, a design media workshops and participating in service A Platt College student works on the new mural.requested by the El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association. projects that help enhance the quality of life for San Diegans. is very impressed by the work ethic of the stu- dents and the final product. “The new mural The five students who painted the mural are: has brought to life a part of the alley that has Jonelle Crowder, Iris Joosten, Glen MacDonald, always been dark and not a place that people Naomi Rodriguez, and Karlton Roberts. “Stu- would walk,”he says.“With the mural and addi- dents were highly engaged in the process of tion of some new lighting, the alley is now a working with the client and catering to their place that people are comfortable walking in needs,” says Lewis, who oversaw the project. and have a reason to visit. All of this activity helps drive off the seedy element which has Cesar Castaneda muralist, artist and owner plagued the area for a long time.” of Chicana Park Gallery in Barrio Logan, served as creative director of the mural, collaborating Leiker and Lewis say that the project was not with Lewis. Castaneda has worked on one of only educational for their students, they were the renowned Chicano Park murals, and is very also paid a stipend — and had fun. “We want active in the community. our students to experience the joy and satis- faction from doing a job well,” says Leiker. Alex Mickle, who owns the building, says he Pilates • Yoga • Barre Spin • Zumba6 Classes for $20! New Members Only www.beyondpilates.comAttend any of our four locations:Beyond Pilates Kensington Beyond Pilates Hillcrest 4085 Adams Avenue 423 University Avenue 619.644.1399 619.457.0217Beyond Pilates La Mesa Beyond Pilates Santee 6195 Lake Murray Blvd 9721 Mission Gorge Road 619.644.1399 619.457.0217

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5AUGUST 2017 | Diversionary Theatre Receives State Grant Student Matinee Program and Stonewall Salon to benefitWINNIE’SPICKS!OUT OF THE FURNACE – Christian Bale, 1000 TO 1: THE CORY WEISSMAN STORY Diversionary TheatreWoody Harrelson, Casey Affleck. Very good sus- – I like true stories that are so inspiring. It makespense! Two brothers cross paths with a vicious you so thankful for your own life. Cory scored Diversionary Theatre is one of 1,706 gram builds writing and acting skills, andcrime ring. Woody Harrelson does an outstand- 1,000 points in high school and was expected to organizations across the state that will be strong ensemble principles. This programing acting job, as usual. Those of you that love be a standout athlete at Gettysburg College. Fol- receiving grant awards from the California will meet weekly and culminates with anaction and suspense should not miss this one. lowing a catastrophic stroke at the end of his fresh- Arts Council (CAC). The two grants original devised performance on Diver- man year, Cory’s comeback is really something to awarded to Diversionary will support sionary’s historic Mainstage. This grant wasZOOKEEPER’S WIFE - Jessica Chastain. In watch. A winner! Diversionary’s Student Matinee Program provided through CAC’s Artists Activating1939, Poland, Antoniana Zabinska and her hus- and help establish the Stonewall Salon, a Communities successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY. – Disney new program for LGBT and communitytheir family. Their world is turned upside down documentary. Oh yes, this is an oldie. If you allied seniors “We are honored and grateful that thewhen the country is invaded by the Nazis. This are like me, you have never taken the time to see state of California is recognizing and sup-is a true story and very much an edge of your this one. You MUST as soon as you can. Three “I’m thrilled that Diversionary is part- porting Diversionary’s commitment to theseat drama. You will admire these people that animals that will win you over. I was talking out nering with the state on these two vital pro- San Diego community with these grants,”worked so hard to save others. It is very tense. loud to the screen. I love it and it is a movie for grams serving the San Diego community. said Jenny Case, managing director.Put it on your list! everyone. It made me sad at times and also very The theater is a place for communal heal- happy. That is nature for you. Based on a true ing, understanding and reconciliation, and Diversionary Mission:GREY LADY - Eric Dane, Natalie Zea, Amy story. these programs will have a significant “Diversionary, the third oldest LGBTMadigan. When Boston police detective James impact on the youth and older generation theater in the country, was founded in 1986Doyle’s partner is killed in an ambush, a clue sends Don’t forget! If you are having a hard time find- we serve. These programs represent the with the mission to provide an inspiringhim to Nantucket. A murder mystery unfolds ing a movie or you want a copy made of a VHS heart of our mission,” said Matt Morrow, and thought-provoking theatrical platform or DVD, please call Guy (my son) and he will do executive artistic director. to explore complex and diverse LGBT sto-BAG IT - A documentary about plastic that this service for you. Call 619-990-0852 or email ries, which influence the larger cultural dis-everyone of you need to see. The harm it is doing at [email protected]. Diversionary’s Student Matinee Program cussion. Our vision is to foster and amplifyto our babies, especially when you use the serves middle and high schools across the the next generation of LGBT voices by pro-microwave. See this film and get educated. A See you next month, Winnie county in providing access to theater arts ducing new plays and musicals in a dynam-lot to learn to save your life and loved ones. Excel- and cultural education. Students attend a ic, inclusive and supportive environmentlent information! NOTE: Winnie will be celebrating her 90th birth- performance of one of Diversionary’s that celebrates and preserves our unique day this month and she will see you next month Mainstage productions and are also culture. We are a vital part of San Diego's with more thoughts and suggestions. engaged in the themes and subject matter thriving theater ecology and one of only presented in the shows through pre- and ten theatres in the county dedicated specif- post-show in-classroom workshops. Many ically to developing and giving voice to sto- of the students who attend these perfor- ries about the LGBT community.” mances come from low-income commu- The California Arts Council’s grant pro- nities and this is their first exposure to live grams are administered through a multi- theater. The grant provided through the step, public process. Following an open call Artists in Schools Exposure program of the for applications, all submissions are adju- CAC will enable the program to continue dicated by peer review panels made up of and expand to program in San Diego experts from the arts field. Based on panel County. recommendations and available funds, the Council voted on grant awards at public Diversionary’s Stonewall Salon is a new meetings in San Diego on May 9 and interactive arts education program for Sebastopol on June 7, 2017. LGBT and community allied seniors focused on developing and writing per- sonal histories, giving their often unheard dynamic life stories a platform. The pro-

6 | AUGUST 2017Eating Italian in South Park BY MINDY FLANARY AND JOYELL NEVINSPiacere Mio (‘My Pleasure’) and Buona Forchetta offer a tempting variety of authentic Italian cuisinePiacere Mio — the name is Italian for ‘My Pleasure.’ Buona Forchetta’s outside patio is large and open-air.Piacere Mio to us. This allowed us to enjoy more laughter It landed on our radar because we were dis- Peaslee brought in a new baker who works and conversation without feeling any pressure cussing the restaurant while crossing a busy in the off-hours to make fresh breads and pas- Good news San Diegans! You don’t need to to leave. street, when a stranger stopped us and urged tries offered every morning. We highly recom-fly to Italy to experience authentic Italian food. us to go — immediately. We figured that if the mend the croissant and gingerbread cookie.You only need to go as far as South Park. Olive The owners, Marco and Stefano with ties to restaurant was good enough to stop traffic, it They both melt in your mouth. Here’s a bonusGarden, this is not. Roma and Genova, respectively, have now was worth a first visit. And we have learned it fun fact — the former pastry chef and her opened a second Piacere Mio in Rancho is worth a second and third as well! boyfriend are currently sailing around the On the busy corner of 30th and Fern sits Bernardo. This location added homemade world.Piacere Mio. The name is Italian for “My Plea- wood-fired pizzas to the menu. Grant’s Marketplace: The Deli onsure,” and it certainly was our pleasure to eat Buona Forchetta: A “Good Fork” the Corner Grant’s offers meal options like baked egg-there. We love that they make all their pastas plant, grass-fed Harris Ranch burgers, quichesin house. The tagliatelle was done to al dente If you want to get wood-fired pizza in South Deli offerings at Grant’s Marketplace. the size of deep dish stuffed pizza, and manyperfection. Park, try Buona Forchetta. Their website refers others. They have a tasting menu that pairs to the Stefano Ferrara pizza oven as their star Just down the street from Buona Forchetta food with beer and wine suggestions. Five varieties of pastas are offered on the player. Lovingly named Sofia after co-owner is Grant’s Marketplace. This is a long-standing“Make your Own Pasta Dish” menu: pap- Matteo Cattaneo’s first daughter, the oven was corner store in the South Park neighborhood. Whether you want a sit-down experience orpardelle, taglierini, capellini, gluten free, and featured in Food and Wine magazine. As a specialty grocery store, they offer a variety grab and go, South Park offers plenty for thethe aforementioned tagliatelle. You can mix it of artisan cheeses, wine, and gourmet coffee Italian food aficionado. Where should we goup with sauces such as bolognese, pesto, and At Buona Forchetta, tag lines like “May the as well as sundries like butter and soda. Many next? Check out @fbbgals on Instagram forthe traditional tomato among others. Be sure Fork be with You” and “Forchettaboutit” and of those options are from local distributors, more photos from our adventures and to offerto come hungry as portion sizes are large. pictures of celebrities on their porcelain like Coronado Spice and Tea. your suggestions. .Joyell’s attempt at finishing her entire plate thrones all add to the lighthearted atmosphere.was an epic fail (Mindy knew from the start The inside is slightly cramped, but the outside There are also several options for gluten free Restaurant Details:she would be taking some home). patio is large and open-air. and vegan scattered around the store. You can Piacere Mio try the fair trade Virtuoso Coffee brewed in 1947 Fern St., 92102 The bolognese sauce was rich without being We recommend starting off with an appe- house —Joyell recommends the Mexican brew. (619) 794-2543overpowering. The pesto was also subtle in its tizer — there are so many delicious choices. www.piaceremiosd.comflavoring. Other sauces offered in their ready- Along with traditional options such as This is a place known for their regulars. Staffmade dishes include a pink cream, white wine, bruschetta and caprese, you’ll also find pizza member Jordan Oliver says with a smile,“I see Buona Forchettaand saffron sauce. Also on the regular pasta in a jar and wild octopus. the same people. I know their kids and their 3001 Beech St., 92102menu were choices such as orecchiette with dogs.” She has been working there since new (619) 381-4844Italian sausage, homemade squid ink pasta in The regular menu is augmented by an exten- owner Jason Peaslee and is wife Liana took Buonaforchettasd.commarinara sauce, and raviolis stuffed with sive special list, outlined on floor to ceiling over from namesake Joe and Kim Grant.salmon, ground beef, or spinach. chalkboards. The categories for the specials are Longtime North Park resident Mindy Fla- always: pizza, risotto, gnocchi, ravioli, pasta, nary is a government contractor supporting Helping create these items is Chef Antonio, and a zuppa (soup). the Navy, which allows her to travel the world.who comes from Napoli in Southern Italy. He Mindy’s dream dinner would include the fic-worked at the famous Pizzeria Dal Presidente On their regular menu, we highly recom- tional character guest Daenerys Targaryen andalong Via dei Tribunali. While our server, mend the ossobucco alla milanese — the meat mathematician Fibonacci. Joyell Nevins is aManuela Ionuale, may not be famous in Italy, was so tender, it split apart with a fork. The writer whose passion is to tell stories, both ofshe certainly made us feel like superstars. She eggplant parmesan, another dish worth trying, the people in San Diego and her hometown ofand the other staff contributed to the warm came in crispy layers of eggplant drenched in Dayton, Ohio. Her dream dinner table guestatmosphere. marinara sauce and cheese. would be Jesus Christ and Elvis Presley. Mindy noted that our experience reminded Buona Forchetta holds a special place in ourher of being in Italy, where dinner is an affair foodie hearts — it was the outing that movedand you never get the feeling of being rushed. us from acquaintances to friends. With a loveAs typical in European restaurants, we had to of good food and laughter, it was at this restau-ask for our check rather than it being presented rant that the seed for “Food, Booze, and Bou- tiques” was planted.

7AUGUST 2017 |Jordan Oliver and Vanessa Cruz are staff at Grant’s Marketplace. Piacere Mio:Penne in Pink Sauce with Shrimp and ArugulaBuona Forchetta: The Ossobucco al Milanese.Piacere Mio: Mixed Greens Salate

8 | AUGUST 2017San Diego Welcomes More Refugees Than any Other California CountyBY ELIZABETH AGUILERA | CALMATTERS would be “detrimental” to the country. Ramazani Ali leads a group of fellow student graduates in dancing at a San Diego park. (Photo by Peggy Peattie It’s unclear what that means for refugees for CALmatters) Zawadi Namagazuzyo was about 12 whenshe was forced to flee her native Congo. Her from countries the order singled out for a will find support and a network to help them although 15 members skipped the vote, andmother and many family members were dead. broader ban: Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Yemen settle in. it’s now before the Senate AppropriationsHer father wanted her to live. and Somalia. Committee. More than two-thirds of refugees, he said, “There was fighting, a lot of fighting,” she The U.S. Supreme Court will hear chal- do have some sort of family connection in the Another proposal would allow specialsaid, recalling how the two of them ended up lenges to the order this fall. States. immigrant visa-holders who pass certain testsat a refugee camp in Zambia. She grew up to move to the top of hiring lists for particularthere for 13 years— getting married, giving “They’ve had to flee some of the most hor- Refugees enter the U.S. on refugee status government jobs. It’s on hold until next year,birth, and always waiting to be resettled some- rific things human beings have to offer, they and after a year they must apply to become a McCarty says, while sponsors work out details.where else in the world. are escaping war, they are escaping terrorists, Legal Permanent Resident, which grants them Among opponents: the Service Employees they are escaping ISIS, they have been vetted a green card. After five years in the U.S. they International Union Local 1000, which com- Then 10 months ago, Namagazuzyo and her and now we are putting them through another can apply for citizenship. plained that it went too far by offering refugeesfamily were resettled in San Diego County, merry-go-round of uncertainty,” Murphy said. special consideration otherwise reserved exclu-where her father had been living for a few In San Diego, the majority of recent refugees sively for U.S. veterans.months. And under a brilliant sun on a recent Last year the U.S. admitted nearly 85,000 are from Iraq and Afghanistan, according toFriday, she joined other refugees at a picnic to refugees. More than half went to just 10 states the San Diego Refugee Forum, a collaboration Critics such as the organization Refugeecelebrate their graduation from a 12-week including Texas and New York, but the largest between the four resettlement agencies in the Resettlement Watch insist the program disre-English intensive class. Drumming reverber- group,7,908 refugees, settled in California, county — IRC, Catholic Charities, Jewish gards the impact refugees have on U.S. naturalated through the park, Congolese and Somali according to a Pew Research study. And 3,100 Family Services, and the Alliance for African resources. They also contend that it’s wrongdishes were spread out alongside pizza— and of those landed in San Diego County, along Assistance. for the U.S. to welcome refugees that will pro-a red, white and blue cake anchored the dessert with another 520 military interpreters on Spe- vide cheap labor for certain industries and endsection. cial Immigrant Visas, who are also classified “We want California to put out the welcome up receiving welfare and other taxpayer-fund- as refugees. mat for refugees, many of whom assisted our ed aid. “I ask questions about the life in San Diego, military as interpreters overseas, to help themabout the rent, bills, electricity,” said Nam- Since the end of the Vietnam War, California normalize their lives and be more productive When refugees arrive in the U.S., resettle-agazuzyo, who was surprised to find so many has welcomed 732,000 refugees, according to members of our communities,” said Assem- ment agencies work with them for an intensefellow African immigrants in her new home. state data. During that time, San Diego reset- blywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, a Demo- 90 days to help them find jobs, open bank“We speak together the language, we are many tled more than 85,000 refugees —roughly crat from San Diego and co-author of the accounts, register their children for school andin San Diego. I feel good.” equal to the entire population of cities such refugee bills currently being considered in the set up their lives. After that, the agencies offer as Chico or Newport Beach. state Capitol. other services that refugees can apply for, such For nearly a decade, no California county as auto and business loans.has received more refugees than San Diego You see it, hear it and feel it as you walk the The legislators have claimed one victoryCounty, followed by Los Angeles and Sacra- streets of the City Heights neighborhood east already — the final state budget approved in Back in City Heights at IRC’s New Rootsmento, according to state and federal data. A of downtown San Diego, where shoppers June allocates $10 million to be used over three Community Garden, where mainly refugeeslarge number of refugees are assigned to San throng Somali, Ethiopian and assorted Asian years for high-refugee-population school dis- tend some 95 plots, the greenhouses are filledDiego because of its concentration of four restaurants and a cacophony of languages ric- tricts to help support and integrate refugee with edibles rustling in the breeze.Idzai Mubai-resettlement agencies and the existence of sev- ochets in the air. In the nearby city of El Cajon, children. wa, 51, stretches her arms out over her threeeral rooted immigrant communities already where Arabic speakers do a brisk business in lush plots, bursting with kale, collard greensin the area. The trend dates back to the Viet- shops along Main Street, Iraqi Christians “Many of these kids come from heartbreak- and sugar cane stalks. She arrived in San Diegonam War, when hundreds of thousands of known as Chaldeans number an estimated ing and extreme trauma-filled circumstances,” 15 years ago from Zimbabwe, and remembersSoutheast Asians landed at Camp Pendleton 60,000, and many arrived as refugees. said McCarty, the assemblyman from Sacra- being thenewbie absorbing the cultural shocksfor U.S. resettlement. Many stayed, helping mento. “Certainly counseling and mental of American life, such as how children don’tmake the area a beacon for people fleeing from “San Diego has the fault of having the best health support is critical and most school dis- have to wear school uniforms. Now her daugh-violence, hunger and instability. weather in the world,” said Bishop Bawai Soro tricts need extra translation services.” ters are graduates of or are in college—one of St. Peter Chaldean Catholic Church, which on a scholarship at Vassar. “San Diego historically has been a very wel- is now looking for a third location in which The federal government funds the bulk ofcoming county,” said David Murphy, executive to hold its overflow services. Soro himself refugee costs, funneled through resettlement “The moment I got this garden it was golddirector of the International Rescue Commit- arrived in Chicago as a refugee 40 years ago, agencies. This year $37 million of that came for me. It just brings me close to home,” shetee there that resettled Namagazuzyo’s family and today he ministers to the infusion of Iraqi to California. The funds pay for initial housing said. “It made a huge difference because thisand hosted the English class. “There is now a refugees in San Diego. costs and then provide cash aid for the refugees is part of my income, it helps me sustain myvibrant multi-cultural population living in San for about 90 days, until refugees must begin family.”Diego.” “The wars that took place in Iraq didn’t just paying their own expenses. Refugees are destroy buildings and bridges and infrastruc- required to pay back the organization that She grows corn as her family’s chief food- At a time when President Donald Trump ture — they destroyed the human soul as well,” transports them for the travel expenses source, but the rest of the rows she plants tocites terrorism as justification to crack down he said. “These Iraqis are luckiest people in incurred in getting them to the U.S. In addi- sell at local farmer’s markets under the nameon immigration — the U.S. Supreme Court the world because they came to America.” tion, refugees may receive help from programs African Sisters Produce. She picked up on whaton Wednesday upheld, for now, key provisions such as CalWORKs (cash and food assistance) people are looking for. Kale has been hot. Andof his ban on refugees — California lawmakers The office of the United Nations High Com- and Medi-Cal (health care) that are funded that’s why this year she’s finally trying herare working to extend the Golden State’s wel- missioner for Refugees defines a refugee as by both the state and the federal government, green thumb on a California staple: strawber-come to the world’s displaced people. someone who has “been forced to flee his or according to the state Social Services Depart- ries. her country because of persecution, war, or ment. The agency does not keep data specifi- Democratic legislators from counties with violence.” The U.S. government further defines cally on what those costs are for this group. is a nonprofit, nonpartisansignificant refugee populations are pushing a refugee as someone who may “face persecu- media venture explaining California policiesbills to help with education and employment, tion based on religion, political opinion, race, One of the bills would allow refugees and and politics.and secured a $10 million budget allocation nationality or membership in a particular special immigrant visa holders to pay in-stateto help refugee children. social group.” As a result, waves of refugees tuition rates upon arrival at public colleges. tend to reflect global conflict zones. No one voted against it in the Assembly, “We are a warm place and not just theweather but our hearts, and the legacy of that Once refugees have applied for refugee sta-continues,” said Democratic Assemblyman tus from the U.N., the agency, the U.S.Kevin McCarty of Sacramento, lead author of Embassy or other non-governmental agenciesthe refugee bills. “We welcome refugees who may refer refugees for resettlement in the U.S.are escaping war and persecution.” That referral kicks off an application process that can take years. President Donald Trump’s current executiveorder states that more than 300 people who The average wait time in a refugee camp isentered the United States as refugees are cur- 17 years.rently under FBI counterterrorism investiga-tion, and cites two examples of convictions — When considering a refugee, the U.S. con-including a Somali man brought to the U.S. ducts one of the most rigorous vetting pro-as a child refugee and sentenced to 30 years in cesses of any person allowed into the country,prison for his role in the plot to bomb a according to the U.S. Department of State.Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Accepted refugees have little say about toOregon. It also would cut the number of which state or county they will be sent. Tworefugees admitted this fiscal year from 110,000 factors play a role: if a refugee has family mem-to no more than 50,000, saying any more bers in a certain locale, and if a large commu- nity of refugees from the same country has already settled in a given area. The idea, Mur- phy said, is to provide a home where refugees

9AUGUST 2017 |By Bart Mendoza August 20 Paul Combs Gilbert Castellanos Castellanos Fundraiser for Young Musicians September 8 Alfred Howard Grateful Shred There can be no doubt that trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos is one of Paul Combs Quintet’s Tribute to Tadd Dameron Blaze Bayley the most important musicians to ever call San Diego home. Beyond his great gigs and session work, Castellanos has made it his life’s work It’s a testament to the fleeting nature of fame that an artist like to introduce jazz to younger audiences, while mentoring future gen- jazz composer, arranger and pianist Tadd Dameron (1917- erations of performers. On Aug. 20, Castellanos will host a fundraiser 1965), once hugely influential for his work with Count Basie, for his new program, The Jazz Lions Conservatory, at the Handlery Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughn, has largely faded from all Hotel. Starting at 2 p.m. a legion of legendary artists including Mike but the most detailed of musical history books. On Sept. 8, Wofford, Marshall Hawkins, Tommy Aros and more will take the Dizzy’s hopes to change that, with a special performance from stage with young musicians to promote this wonderful new educa- The Paul Combs Quintet. This show promises to be a real treat tional opportunity. If you are a fan of jazz, this event promises to be for jazz fans. Combs is a saxophonist and Dameron biographer, one of the year’s highlights. with his band’s set this night comprised of previously unknown musical treasures found while researching the life and music of this unsung hero of early jazz. September 2 A Rare, Spoken Word Performance by Alfred Howard On Sept. 2, Soda Bar has a particularly strong bill, featuring The Heavy Guilt, The Paragraphs, and Cardinal Moon, but this is a show where you will want to catch the opener, Alfred Howard, in a rare, spoken word performance. Howard is a lynchpin of the local music community, one of the founders of the Redwoods artist collective/label and a member of such combos as Dani Bell & The Tarantist, but he is also a wonderful raconteur, full of riveting, conversational stories, full of wit, humor and occasionally a moral. Anyone who has read his online postings knows what a talent Howard is; this opportunity to hear him read from his work shouldn’t be missed. August 5 Dream Gig for Jazz and Duke Ellington Aficionados Swing fans won’t want to miss The San Diego Museum of Art’s new music series, “Portraits In Jazz,” taking place on Aug. 5. Presented by acclaimed trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos, the event’s inaugural edition will feature a tribute to Duke Ellington by Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra, an 18-piece local big band, joined by special guests Rickey Woodard (tenor saxophone) and Melissa Morgan (vocalist). The celebration of the prolific composer’s music kicks off with a brief talk on Ellington and his life, before digging into some of the gems in his catalog of more than 1,000 songs. The night will feature the tunes original arrangements as recorded by Ellington, making this a jazz aficionados dream gig. September 5 The Church Mid-’90s Gems from Blaze Bayley September 16 Hard rock fans won’t want to miss an appearance by Blaze Bayley at Ethereal, Psychedelic Rock by The Church Brick by Brick on Sept. 5. Best known as the singer for Iron Maiden from 1994-1999, Bayley has made the best of his brief time with the Legendary Australian band The Church returns to San Diego on iconic rockers, performing songs from the two albums he recorded Sept. 16. Still helmed by frontman Steve Kilbey and guitarist Peter with them as well as with his earlier band, Wolfsbane. While you won’t Koppes, the quartet performs ethereal, psychedelic rock, as best hear any of the classic Maiden hits, there will be enough mid-’90s exemplified by their ’80s college radio hits, “The Unguarded gems in the set list to keep any music lover happy. Although his tenure Moment,”“Reptile” and “Under The Milky Way.” Currently touring with Iron Maiden was short-lived, Bayley is still a part of rock history in advance of their 26th album since their 1980 founding, “Man well worth checking out. Woman Life Death Infinity,” The Church remains a compelling listen, with each spin of their albums revealing more. While the set list this night will include new material, longtime fans will be happy to know the show is a career retrospective, highlighted by their best known songs.

10 | AUGUST 2017 COVER STORY A Conversation with Jerry Sanders A life in public servic BY JENNIFER COBURN Adams Ave News Jerry Sanders has spent most of Bay Park Connection his professional life in public service. College Area Connection He joined the San Diego Police Department at age 22 then became Hillcrest News one of the youngest police chiefs in IB Connection the history of our city. After retiring Ken-Tal News from the police department, he Mission Hills News became CEO of the United Way of North Park News San Diego, then chaired the board Serra Mesa Connection of directors of the San Diego chap- South Park News ter of the American Red Cross. Local Umbrella Media Now Sanders serves as the presi- - your neighborhood source - dent and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Group Publisher an organization dedicated to creat- Brad Weber ing greater opportunities for busi- nesses in the San Diego-Baja Cali- [email protected] fornia region. There’s not a great difference in the operations of non- Associate Publisher profit organizations and businesses, Kat Haney though, he says. Both are driven by a mission to serve others and create [email protected] opportunities. Each must have fis- cally responsible policies and pro- Editor cedures in order to thrive. Manny Cruz [email protected] We caught up with Sanders at his office in Downtown’s Emerald Plaza Art Director to talk about his work at the Cham- Chris Baker ber of Commerce and his 23 years [email protected] as a resident of Kensington. Writers/Columnists Q. You’ve mentioned your Jerry Sanders is president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and a 23-year resident of Kensington. Bart Mendoza goal at the Chamber is to Delle Willett make San Diego the most We also need to continue focus- dens. unique culture and community that Jen Coburn business-friendly city in Cali- ing on improving opportunities for makes San Diego so special. We Sara Wacker fornia. How would you rate us all San Diegans to advance and grow Q. If you could bring one understand that a thriving city Nina Ruud now? their careers in San Diego. We want new business to San Diego depends on everyone being at the Beau Schmidt San Diego to be a place where pro- tomorrow, what would it be table, and the Chamber’s table is Leo Christopher A. I’d say we’re well on our way. fessionals can experience the full and why? always growing. We’re proud of that, The city is a lot more financially range of their career — from entry and hope more people will join us Shelby, Shelby's Gardens sound now, which opens the door level to senior executive. And with A. San Diego has become known and our friends as San Diego con- Lisa Howe for more opportunities to increase that we want to offer all ranges of for the innovation that happens tinues to improve and develop. As I and improve city services — some- success in San Diego. So it’s a mar- here. It would be great for one of always like to say, “We aren’t your Photography thing that benefits communities and ketplace that offers entry, mid and our big tech giants — like Google grandfather’s Chamber.” Manny Cruz business alike. There’s also been a senior level careers the opportuni- or Amazon — to open a new tech Sande Lollis concerted effort by the city and the ties to excel. campuses here. We have a very Q. What are the greatest Jim Childers business community to increase active start-up community and hav- changes you’ve seen in Kens- housing and streamline the permit- Q. What’s the greatest chal- ing one of those leaders here would ington since you moved to the Media Consultant ting of new business so that it’s a lenge businesses in San Diego help further grow that community community in 1994? Tom Shess more efficient and quicker process. are facing today? and help bring more attention from The issue of housing in particular, around the world to what’s being The whole Kensington neighbor- Marketing/Advertising is tremendously important as the A. I think the top challenge is created and innovated in San Diego. hood has been generally upgraded Brad Weber supply and availability of homes at simply doing business in California. over the years. It’s really nice to see all price points is fundamental to Our state has some of the toughest Q. What do you wish people so many families moving in and [email protected] having a workforce that will help regulations and highest taxes. This knew about the Chamber of remodeling and helping to clean up propel the city’s progress. makes it tough for San Diego to Commerce, but often don’t? and improve the feel of the neigh- Kat Haney compete with similar cities across borhood. Everyone here takes great [email protected] Q. What would be the top the nation like Austin, Seattle and A. That we are an organization pride in living in Kensington — it’s three things you’d like to see Denver. Luckily, San Diego has that prizes the holistic progress of a great San Diego community. Sales Associate happen in order to make San many amazing inherent qualities our city first and foremost. While Tina Canavan Diego the most business- those other cities just can’t match we believe that supporting our busi- Q. What’s your favorite [email protected] friendly city? and the spirit of community and ness community and prioritizing Kensington hangout? collaboration at work here contin- job creation are critical pieces of San Social Media & Web Design A. Housing affordability is one of ues to attract business in spite of the Diego’s success, we also support our A. My backyard. But if I’m ven- Tina Canavan the biggest issues facing our entire state’s often tough regulatory bur- partner organizations and candi- region and it’s good that it is getting dates for office that reflect the SEE SANDERS, Page 15 [email protected] the attention it needs from our elected, business, and community Chairman/CEO leaders. I’m optimistic we can make Bob Page some real progress and make San Diego a place where everyone who [email protected] wants to live and work here can afford to do so. Associate Publisher Rebecca Page Quicker permitting of new busi- ness — We don’t want to hold up [email protected] those people who want to come to San Diego to open or grow their Letters/Opinion Pieces business. When the permitting pro-Local Umbrella Media encourage letters to the cess can be simplified, businesseseditor and guest editorials.Please address cor- can be up and running faster whichrespondence to [email protected] creates jobs, builds communitiesor mail to Manny Cruz. 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15AUGUST 2017 |SANDERS With the support of 13,000 local volunteers, Feeding San Diego provides meals for 63,000 people every week and 21.2 million meals per year.CONTINUED FROM Page 10turing out, we frequent Café Sorella, BlueBoheme, and Ponce’s. For a beer I’ll stopinto Clem’s Tap House and Club Ken. Q. You walk in Kensington for anhour to four hours every morning.You enjoy the quiet of the earlymorning or do you listen to music,podcasts, or audiobooks? A. When I walk in morning I don’t lis-ten to anything. But when I’m walkingin the afternoons I’ll listen to music I’vedownloaded like classic rock-and-rollalt-rock, and indie rock. Currently it’sFlorence + the Machine. Q. What are you reading rightnow? A. I’m currently reading ‘The PolarisProtocol’ by Brad Taylor. I enjoy actionthrillers. Q. What is your ideal San Diegoweekend? A. It’s pretty simple: Hanging out withmy wife and daughters and granddaugh-ters. I’m fortunate that both of mydaughters live within two miles so I getto see them and the grandkids very often.And it’s great that we’re bringing upanother generation in Kensington. (619) 228-9000 carne asada fries Buy One burrito get the 2nd 50% off Limit one coupon per customer per visit. Can not be combined with other offers. Some restrictions may apply. Exp. 7/31/17

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17AUGUST 2017 |KIDS’ KORNER: SOCAL FUN WITH RHOADS Hey my name is Rhoads, I am a thirteen out with the nose of your board facing theyear old outdoor enthusiast. Summer is upon waves. Doing this prevents you from being aus and it's getting hot so it's time to visit the giant target and makes it easier for otherbeach. The beach is a place where I can do surfers to maneuver around you. Don't hogone of my favorite outdoor activities which is all the waves, take turns with your fellowsurfing. The reason why I like surfing so much surfers. Part of the enjoyment on a busy dayis being in the ocean and feeling the flow of can be encouraging each other. Once you'rethe water around you. Speaking of flow, you paddling into the wave look left and right forcan keep it going by having good etiquette out other surfers. You don't want to take a wavein the water. I'll take this opportunity to share from and collide with someone already in thesome with you. Grab your board and as you wave. Be respectful to your environment.get ready to hit the waves, survey your sur- Remember the ocean is someones home soroundings and take note of the surfers in the don't leave trash behind and be kind to theline up. Choosing a clear path to paddle out environment by using eco friendly accessoriesand not overcrowd a specific spot is key to and gear like Matunas eco-surf wax. Thats iteveryone enjoying the waves. Always paddle for today, have fun out there.:) Help Us Find Our Next Youth Hero! Every Day our neighborhood kids do incredible things! Do you know a wonderful kid who has done something special? Let’s celebrate by making him or her our next Youth Hero! Contact us at [email protected]((619) 280-9500 4585 30TH ST, SAN DIEGO, CA 92116

18 | AUGUST 2017Businesses Supporting Nonprofits It’s more than just the moneyFrom left, Art and Michelle Candland of AJW Facilities & Construction, Teresa Stivers of Walden Family Services, Ron and Mary Alice Brady of the Brady Company. As San Diegans, we are fortunate struction, which provides restora- organization. Local attorney Felix Tinkov and his “The great thing about Art, Jeffreyto live in a generous and supportive tion services for health care and life “Corporate sponsors are attracted law firm have provided in-kind legal and all of our corporate donors iscommunity where corporate spon- science industries, is a strong services “far beyond what we could that they aren’t supporting us forsors significantly contribute to San Walden supporter. So was his pre- to the level of trust that Voice of San ever afford,” says Lewis. their own rewards, they are in it forDiego’s nonprofit organizations. As vious company Trust Employee Diego has, and they want to be asso- the kids that we help,” says Stivers.local nonprofit leaders will tell you, Asset Management (TEAM), which ciated with that,” he says. “We have Walden Family Services receives “Their kindness is phenomenal.”through company partnerships Candland founded to assist with a bond with the community, and it in-kind support from local busi-their organizations —and others — asset management for kids born is nice to recognized as bringing that nesses as well. Pamplemousse Grille And Stivers encourages all busi-receive more than just money. with health or developmental issues. to the community.” and owner/chef Jeffrey Strauss nesses to get involved with the com- As Walden serves foster and adopted opens the restaurant throughout the munity.“No matter what a business’ The People Behind the Compa- children who are medically fragile, Voice of San Diego has found a year to Walden to host special core services or products are, thereny Candland’s understanding of special creative way to help its corporate events. At the organization’s annual is a San Diego nonprofit that could needs children makes his company partners promote the other non- Wine D’Vine fundraising gala, use their help,” she adds. When Teresa Stivers, the CEO of and his personal commitment to profit organizations those partners Strauss auctions off the opportunityWalden Family Services, based in Walden even more meaningful. support. Knowing it is difficult for to have him personally prepare anSan Diego, talks about her corporate non-profits to generate awareness in-home dinner.donors, she lights ups. In her nearly “Art is our chair, cheerleader, of their mission and the servicesseven years with Walden, which pro- advisor for fund development, a they provide, Voice of San Diego Scott Lewis of Voice of San Diego says it is a flattering as well as mutually beneficialvides services to foster and adoptive mentor to some of the youth we founded Partner Voices. experience when a corporate donor supports his organization.children and families, Stivers has serve and a motivator to our staff,”formed many corporate relation- says Stivers. As a part of Voice of San Diego’sships that have led to monetary con- website, Partner Voices provides atributions as well as in-kind dona- Candland’s financial support to platform for nonprofits to showcasetions. Many of these donors have Walden goes far beyond his personal who they are and what they do.employees who serve on Walden’s and company contributions. Under Voice of San Diego’s corporate part-two boards of directors, which is a his guidance, Walden broke the $1 ners often pay for the nonprofits’double bonus for her organization, million mark in fundraising in 2016. profiles. Partner Voices allows busi-as Walden receives support at the nesses to support their favorite orga-corporate level and from the volun- “Art is very generous himself and nizations, those organizations toteers. Not only do they have the he tells everyone about Walden, gain much needed visibility andcompany on their side, but the peo- even his dentist,” Stivers notes. Voice of San Diego to receive fund-ple behind the company as well. ing while helping others in the com- A Win-Win-Win munity – a true win-win-win. Art Candland serves as chair of For Scott Lewis, editor-in-chief atWalden’s Foundation board of Voice of San Diego, the first digital Being Kind through In-Kinddirectors, which oversees charitable nonprofit news organization to Voice of San Diego also receivesfundraising and constituent ser- serve a local community in the vital support through in-kind con-vices. Candland’s company, San country, it is a flattering as well as tributions from local firms. Mind-Diego-based AJW Facilities & Con- mutually beneficial experience when Touch Software has helped Voice of a corporate donor supports his San Diego with its robust website.

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20 | AUGUST 2017American Cancer Society and LocalVolunteers Save More Lives From Cancerthrough Annual Relay For Life Event On August 12th, over 900 local residents Funds raised help the American Cancerwill join together at the American Cancer Society provide free information and sup-Society Relay For Life of San Diego Down- port for people facing the disease today,town at Embarcadero Marina Park North and fund cancer research that will helpto raise funds and awareness for a world protect future generations. Thanks to thewithout cancer. The event starts at 9am. generosity of our donors, the Society has invested more than $4.6 billion in research Founded by Dr. Gordy Klatt in Wash- since 1946, and have funded more thanington in 1985, the Relay For Life move- 20,000 scientists at more than 1,000 insti-ment is the world’s largest fundraising tutions nationwide.event to save lives from cancer. Unitingcommunities across the globe, we cele- Take action this year and help makebrate people who have battled cancer, cancer a priority by participating or donat-remember loved ones lost, and take action ing to the Relay For Life of Carlsbad-for lifesaving change. During Relay For Encinitas. Visit events, members of each team take sandiegodowntownca to learn more aboutturns walking or running around the track the event, or contact Kyle Wadstrom ator path. Teams participate in fundraising [email protected] 858-735-in the months leading up to the event. 0529.

21AUGUST 2017 |COP LOG Your police department’s report to the community Hello Mid- driving under the influence, and Staff of the Multi-Cultural Community Relations Organization. It seems there is never a low in City Commu- graffiti or other acts of vandalism activity at Mid-City Division. Dur- nity Members, in progress. Here are a few examples Office. The MCCRO mission the Service Area Lieutenant for the ing the past two months, the “Calls of non-emergencies crimes: bur- expanded, covering the Middle East, 820’s Service Area and her Commu- For Service” for our communities It’s always an glaries where the suspect has left the Arab, and Islamic Communities. nity Relations Officer is Officer have kept us busy. The following exciting time scene, stolen checks or credit cards, Additionally, the MCCRO is located Terry Hoskins; and Lieutenant data was obtained from our Crime serving the stolen identification, loud parties, at 5348 University Avenue, San Romeo De Los Reyes is the Service Analysis Unit. During May 2017, great commu- runaway juveniles, past instances of Diego, California (619-531-1599). Area Lieutenant for the 830’s Service there were a combined 7,253 CFS nities within graffiti or other vandalism, and The MCCRO diverse staff of ten Area and his Community Relations for the entire Mid-City Area. To fur-OFFICER TERRY HOSKINS the Mid-City minors violating curfew. Addition- speak Hmong, Laotian, Vietnamese, Officer is Officer Danny Medina. ther expound on these numbers: Division juris- ally, here are a few other numbers Arabic, and Somali. 2,216 CFS were in the 810’s Servicediction. t has been several months, that may prove to be useful: gang The following communities, Area; 2,708 CFS were in the 820’ssince we first contributed to the related activity (619)531-2847, vio- We published our command staff belong to the respective service Service Area; and 2,329 CFS were inLocal Umbrella Media and it is our lation of traffic laws (858)495-7800, several months ago, and thought we areas: 810 Service Area communities the 830’s Service Area. During Juneintent to provide our communities abatement of abandoned vehicles would publish it again for those are Normal Heights, Burlingame, 2017, there were a combined 7,234with information that may not be (858)495-7856, or prostitution who may have missed it. The Mid- North Park, and Adams North; the CFS for the entire Mid-City Area.well known. This is especially true activity (619)531-2452. City Commanding Officer is Cap- 820 Service Area communities are To further expound on these num-with reporting crimes and suspi- tain Thomas Underwood. There are Rolando, El Cerrito, Redwood Vil- bers: 2,066 CFS were in the 810’scious activities. In June 1987, an Indochinese three service areas, which make up lage, Talmadge, Kensington, Colina Service Area; 2,708 CFS were in the A great source of information can Storefront was established by the the Mid-City Division jurisdiction Park, Chollas Creek, Fox Canyon, 820’s Service Area; and 2,450 CFSbe found at the SDPD website at San Diego Police Department. The and each have their own Lieutenant Islenair, and Rolando Park; and the were in the 830’s Service Storefront was launched, in order and Community Relations Officer: 830 Service Area communities arerevention/community. to better serve the growing South- Lieutenant Benjamin Kelso is Ser- Teralta East, Teralta West, Fair- Please feel free to contact your Crimes and suspicious activities east Asian refugee community arriv- vice Area Lieutenant for the 810’s mount Village, Castle, Azalea/Hol- respective Community Relationsare reported as either emergencies ing to San Diego from the Vietnam Service Area and his Community lywood Park, Swan Canyon, Fair- Officer by email or phone, if youor non-emergencies. Emergencies War. The Department hired Relations Officer is Officer Jenny mount Park, Corridor, and have Police related questions or con-are situations that demand imme- Indochinese Service Officers, who Hall; Lieutenant Laura McLean is Cherokee Point. cerns pertaining to your communi-diate attention and should be were refugees themselves to act as ties: Officer Jenny Hall, (619) 516-reported by calling 911. Non-emer- liaisons. In the late 1990’s and early 3009 or [email protected];gencies and suspicious activities 2000’s, an increase of East African Officer Terry Hoskins, (760) 807-should be reported by calling (619) refugees arrived in San Diego due 9957 or [email protected];531-2000 or (858) 484-3154. If you to conflicts in East African coun- Officer Danny Medina, (619) 516-wish to remain anonymous, you tries. In 2001, the Department hired 3003 or [email protected] request to do so. its first Somali descent African Ser- Here are a few examples of crime vice Officer. Shortly afterwards, in Thank you!emergencies: fights, sexual assaults, an attempt to reach more commu- Terry Hoskinsburglaries or robberies in progress, nity groups, the Storefront wasdomestic violence, flashlight beam appropriately renamed the Multi-in business or home, hit and run, Cultural Community Relations

22 | AUGUST 2017 ASK THE EXPERT CHIROPRACTIC CARE DLOoeVs EyoYuOr cUhRildSEnLeeFd, LmOorVeEheYlOp iUnRscLhIoFoEl? BY DR. STACEY MERLOGOOD VIBRATIONS FAMILY CHIROPRATIC - SAN DIEGO, CA - THE SPECTRUM AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE“City Beat News congratulates those companies that demonstrate excellent customer service. Good Vibrations Family Chiropractichas won the Spectrum Award of Excellence and is most honored to have earned such high ratings for such a prestigious award.”What would you do if you knew Chiropractic could help you live ahealthier, happier & a more Vibrant LIFE?Chiropractic is for everyone: newborns, children, pregnant women, In this month of Valentine’s, romance, and relationships it your health. One thing we recommend our clients do is to doathletes, adults and older adults. 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It is about LIFE, people, and health. oIfEhPowowreaw5il0l t4rePatlaounr,seblvuets aenvdetnhutshheoswe wpeiewciellsalolofwpoathpeersr and contain many chemicals and preservatives that are disease httmohavtoarFeetroaaerltawmusrasteay.rnsesyhsuyaspedfapaornsorIisnehenvadaveteretsyodtoreuhsngireegellpeitnodvcnwoauitrnlhtvuetsrhdeois.amniddeeactiaomrfesefeoslrf-oclotahvuee.rsseI,The friendly atmosphere, peaceful surroundings, colorful décor, proLmaosttin,gc. reate an “all about me” page and anand lively music are unique and unlike the typical doctor’s office. and have tended to focus my love and energy on the well-being “IEGPet/t5in0g4thaetriaghgt laamnocuen”t opfasgleeepaanndd rmestatkheatsyuoruer byooduyGood Vibrations is a safe oasis which facilitates your best possible ssnocuceornpeepmdetosnhrmitetsiivsmueecnreepitinwicavcaigaitrltheoeisntno.myBtooehrnpeuittnirhmfgoocrauthlrshlihebeleedesapfe’lostirhpse3.ak-ypeo5Cyeu.rrcesTparlrttiaiytonnigncttoahortlietstusolteaueehlasppac.vpahenoTedarhrntisyass,chiropractic adjustment, and the well-being of your body, mind cocrpyeoofofemnetTurhsrpisehodatnpsieosecsesreeicctyodfhltneooiiir,savfneirwetIk,….ralblorIyoemhuhIaatandedsayenntnldhfoce-iiolnvfforegfuvaremerlreiakeaevnegenondeIft atlhloewrsapyoisutrs,bbrauins dtorisvteoprsparnodduocitnhgetrhsewnheuorowpeilplthideelsptihnagtand spirit. satythbiomoeDuousarkelai,ltcpysehtaryeeipoxltuedcerhracistninshdtgeor,koioestreuhpomgenyheeotdeouioatufafcrttoihtnhmtegehrgbefewoetfutdohinnraideglyaeb.gteioyHodoondiisunnrsroettsef:cta.hDgdoTi.olordydnri’hsetaepgdalriitnvehge-. was, or like many of my clients are, you may have some catching Evxieerwcisine gntoht eoirnlcylaismsrporoovmes , yphoyusicmalighhetalftihn, dbautddmiteinotanl/-At Good Vibrations we serve the Exceptional Chiropractic Experience! eaml oatiroenaasl atshawtelnl. eeWdheton yboeu aedxedrcriesessyeodurdburraiinngsecyroetuesrOur chiropractors are located in the heart of Kensington in beautiful uytMeoplulHiytnoagoCrdewyohosieuiClnerdmsate?hsnlfeahIaolriCewttalremoefauawscteheklwfy-aalooruSvdeulo.ocvrIcefienylseoosfouffekrucsintelilgvfSeiac,nnhtdhtoheheoroelmwiDsiraarmanoyroaztafhinonedgrr ge2tyni0ovo-deumuosrrriypnaohcuunihtnedaiswlndwwailhmkebicpouwhrrioaalsvdtrnreeiedtnwtctsgehhellnmce-sboeamemkioneefsgfehoaptersra&iotglttniehgniinfariscnteahdienntetthotdacopitlfhpafbeeisnresbeerlnasoosclo.eoldiamEnwbvyhe.oonicuuhartSan Diego! way to go about deepening your sense of self-love. health. TESTIMONIALS taFhnrrdToousShmtgerehlefrn-tetghhcteaahererarenecatipitsmohinetshustmeslwtuoeitspuocttllaewekcaeolprfadiinsseesecslrxfee-pollsfor-oevctsmeaso.rieoTynahtoheioadumfterwosserec,lefh-icwlnaiolnecvdelpd’.usreavsdcIeittolaiocyinpes. haSdepjaAuHletshsctam.ivaaieYnlsnogpEtuysedroicusuniroeacnrnlaveentoriovueofosenutsdhsycesssoytbsesneimtbsestmluikisnlcetyhpgaoet,nucscrketeecmfdrroeatatrisnsftdietteohrgdeceaotctepnhidntiaergusovctlichn2saigyrt0soootpyeprrmteaiaamc.ntraiIsdctl,The Entire Team at Good Vibrations is wonderful. The staff is tehxepaectrioefnseclef-scatore,stphecmiaolriezewde cinanstnruurctutrioe nou,rysoeunsrecohfisledlf’-s cIoenntrcolosuanrdagceooyrodiunattoesfeovceruysthoinng thhaet shuappppenosritnsytooucr rbeoadtye,courteous, kind and eager to get you in on time. The doctor’s are oldpofvaotehyIs.neewmToahsiuneelrlrldvebeinasmeriitesfieaussaloelnmllif.niisetLnhepe,rgevbt,oi’usesptwplmtehewwacathiiktfcohieocfuecslteludiolenrln’ietyktsboeietuat’amstrkofoicnuruhegrlliianlpwmdcro.aairctzrhtieinccgpet,.cuawrree- tmftawaorroabafbaimknaorreeenudyadptottrhatuetogesocr.tdioshieCehcaetehcalefscoriilr,ttrrporadbspeirtencaerata2atgticsaointwtn,ophgsrae,aastnteyorwaokedbrhunseaorpltnoadfsronofiotgcciseeeugncnsstrhtghieotoaoenhsgnaoseet,c.hdlatIeiSnbav’tndmaiettenyfheroveivlneroDorneuiyogiosywhekuostgiyroulnosenrrtvgeeraemrayblfvriaioolaenniurrtadyges-,phenomenal! Their adjustments are always performed with high sMystoemndoauyt.AHuagvuinsgt 7yo, uart 6ne:3rv0opu.smsy.satetmGwooordkiVngiborpatitmioanllysintention. I feel like I am the center of the universe when I am consistently ask people a key question. When you are on faCBollurohnLiwindarssaogttthlipyoye,rnoraaaeudclsdtetrilioecncfmgahyeot1inul0otdrut’mbosroiodnIBpEyutatiPtecmoskapooletrfhorfemo5Sarl0icmtnh4hd.aoftPuoilltnlaseInbsEse,sPttgoaWantydhoouiersrkrthsdyheaoyokuepiysr.there. The office has a congruency and I get the sense they do bqeuneefsictiiaol nfosr, yaonudr hleeatl’tsh.wAolrl kthattoigsertehqeuirretdofomr tahkiseisthfoirsnot have “jobs” but vocations. I am in the service industry and I daownfemoSearmtoiakrneprsrltatgar,nenantebdicoyyanf,nildrnwoehdgotoahik’rnsedignimfnlgigwagshttkhhtheadratoutotesseuesungdosphhafpneotoyxioyrnisgtsuestrgnruiMvcmcitnhUagysioklSdyusTo’isuntobptaehpaeusppatcfreaeoorstnye-- yatohsumetaobllsetpsoteprsidocodhinoogfotelhviyenergyasrdanaeydv. mominedntafnodrnotice all the small details- this is a solid bunch. I feel when I get fvirisdt?edYofuorrs, yorotuhre mchasilkdo’sf tdheaypetooplebyeousulocvcee?ssIftuisl.yoDurso,my adjustments they help me recover faster and calm my nervous yurtbionhguuchedotty?nhdsaycntHiyoesaouyevusesd,tmyweosmuhupsatt?eepcgvPuoeiitraocyldckoosaun3reres-aim5dyteoiasrnuspekgdteoo,cwnaiahfnfiiyyrcv?ostian,sceTiu?sthiaeboNlerncoesatsacu,soshotnenheliyadfthtayuroenelyueeyta,eoerdulael improves your sense of well-being.system down each and every time I’m there. I have been to MANY ntoo gsotaodrttoonanydoanye oelnsee, bauntdnowwroitheetrhs ehmavedtoowwonr.k hard tochiropractors in the past and the doctors at Good Vibrations are just IAEtPGoWodorVkibsrhatoiopnsRFeagmiislytrCahtioronpraacntidc, wOenhlaivneecrHeaeteldpgreat. Do yourself a favor and call them up and meet them. You’ll take care of you. Therefore, it is your duty to make yourself, afowroraklslhpoaprtehnattsis: wdewsigwn.eBdetyoognivdetyhoeuIEa Pb.lcuoepmrint for yoursee what I’m talking about. It’s palpable. - Evan A. aisndiNmeepspxoestsc,iimballelaytkyoeobuseruhyreoeaultrthhb,aeytsotyuoarnugdrregcaitvheesiltadvllahlyuaoeusathniamdvreeesttooougrmicveee. etIott optimal health expression. It clearly lays out a step by step planI’ve always had stress-pain on my left shoulder, so when the tthhoesetyeoauclhoveer, iaf nyodu athreesricakp, instpsa,ivnioerwsimthpleyinroctlfausnscrtiooonimng, of what actions are needed for you to be your best. You canassessment correlated with my pain I was happy to set up sessions toatwhtfheasyeeoplilkuafr-srcttb,aohrIpeertwloioaminulnladgggl hihihvaneevtageyhlstonheuoiwprtsoomislmtlecanedhgtesieoaiydml,o. upubIllreefehfyt,oehogaiurnleetghatsrtyetyhooonueuerkwcftniaortnoposwdtptorhdiewotaorwhiytsoyetraorilrndeft call 619-281-1234 or email us at [email protected] get adjusted. It’s crazy to say but after my first adjustment, I isncvhesotiongl.iTnaykouerpheicalttuh.res during your tour and look to reserve your seat at our next session. Mention this articleinstantly felt better. Turning my neck to the left was always a and get your seat for free! Or if you KNOW you are ready tolittle tight, but after every adjustment, it’s always perfect. They’re Eating healthy foods is one of the easiest ways to improve improve your health, schedule your first appointment today!always forthcoming and open with what they’re adjusting. Withthat said, they only adjust me where it’s needed, which I appreciate. “When you have your health, you have a thousand dreams,I’m also a triathlete and am active with soccer and basketball each but when you lose your health you have but one” Proverb. Soweek. I can honestly say that getting adjusted every week feels what are you going to doing to TODAY take care of yourself?great and helps me keeping up with my active lifestyle. - Jerry V. 4060 Adams Avenue San Diego, CA 92116 | 619.281.1234

23AUGUST 2017 |How Much Money Will You Need InRetirement? Have you underestimated? What is enough? If you’re considering retiring in the near future, you’ve probably heard or read thatyou need about 70% of your end salary to live comfortably in retirement. This estimate is frequentlyrepeated … but that doesn’t mean it is true for everyone. It may not be true for you. Consider thefollowing factors: Health. Most of us will face a major health problem at some point in our lives. Think, for a moment,about the costs of prescription medicines, and recurring treatment for chronic ailments. These costscan really take a bite out of retirement income, even with a great health care plan. Heredity. If you come from a family where people frequently live into their 80s and 90s, you may liveas long or longer. Imagine retiring at 55 and living to 95 or 100. You would need 40-45 years of steadyretirement income. Portfolio. Many people retire with investment portfolios they haven’t reviewed in years, with assetallocations that may no longer be appropriate. New retirees sometimes carry too much risk in theirportfolios, with the result being that the retirement income from their investments fluctuates wildlywith the vagaries of the market. Other retirees are super-conservative investors: their portfolios are sorisk-averse that they can’t earn enough to keep up with even moderate inflation, and over time, theyfind they have less and less purchasing power. Spending habits. Do you only spend 70% of your salary? Probably not. If you’re like many Americans,you probably spend 90% or 95% of it. Will your spending habits change drastically once you retire?Again, probably not. Will you have enough? When it comes to retirement income, a casual assumption may prove to bewoefully inaccurate. You won’t learn how much retirement income you’ll need by reading this article.Consider meeting with a qualified financial professional who can help estimate your lifestyle needs andshort-term and long-term expenses. Elisabeth Dawson of Copia Wealth Management & Insurance Services CA License #0C72164, Corp License #0G81294 2333 Camino del Rio South, Suite 240, San Diego, CA 92108 Phone: 619.640.2622 Fax: 619.640.2600 Investment advice offered through Copia Wealth Management Advisors, Inc. COPIA Wealth Management Advisors, Inc. is a registered investment adviser.Full service Pest ControlTermites – Rodents – Insects & more!Locally Owned and Dan Keyes San Diego Funding Loan Officer Five Star Mortgage Professional Cell 619-665-3988 | Fax 800-848-1928 NMLS #232097 [email protected] San Diego Funding 2468 Historic Decatur Rd 160 | San Diego | CA | 92106 We also have loan options for condo complexes in litigation!

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