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CuyamaC~I Sa i ~$r Valley, Mt. Lagu~j R Summit, Wa~r ~~ ~la. Volume 25 - Issue 24 Wednesday January 27, 2010 Julian, CA. ISSN 1937-8416 One Wet and Windy and Sno l ' Week by Michael Hart Depending on where you were the storms of last week either soaked you to the bone or blew your roof off. Over 10 inches of rain was recorded throughout the area, in some places as much as 18 inches. Then there was the snow, not as much as predicted last week but enough to lure the flatlanders up the hill on Saturday and Sunday (even though most of town was clear). The wind seemed to be the biggest problem as trees came down and windows got blown out in a number of buildings, including one at the Birdwatcher. The forecast is for winter to continue through the weekend with a respite on Wednesday and Thu?sday but more storms and more rain scheduled for the weekend this time. The 'S' word was not in the forecast, yet! Postmaster Laura Lewis could only grin about the roof being peeled off and hanging in the trees. Time To Get Hazardous Waste Out Of Your Home! Unincorporated Area Residents Can Bring Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste to Julian Event - February 13 The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health is conducting a special one-day household hazardous, electronic and universal waste collection event for residents of unincorporated communities including Julian, Whispering Pines, Harrison Park, Pine Hills, Kentwood in the Pines, Santa Ysabel, Pinezinita and Wynola. This event will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. at the San Diego County Road Station located at 1524 North Highway 78, Julian. The event is funded by a grant from the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). "The County is committed to helping unincorporated area residents dispose of potentially dangerous waste properly," said Jack Miller, Director of the Department of Environmental Health. "By holding this collection event we're making the disposal process more convenient for the people who live there," Miller said. The improper use and disposal of household hazardous waste can pollute our streams, rivers, lakes and oceans, destroy ecosystems, create fire hazards, and cause injury to the people who collect residential waste. Electronic "E-Waste" includes: Televisions, computer equipment, DVD Players, printers, cell phones, etc. Household Hazardous Waste includes: leftover portions of products containing toxic chemicals and products labeled: Caution, Warning, Danger, Poison, Toxic, Flammable or Corrosive, such as paints, cleaners, pesticides, motor oil, household batteries, fluorescent lamps, pool chemicals and home-generated sharps (needles, syringes, and lancets used for medical conditions). Wastes NOT ACCEPTED include: Business waste, tires, explosives, radioactive material, medications, and large household appliances. Transportation Limits: Up to 15 gallons, or 125 pounds of household hazardous waste will be accepted per vehicle. (Excluding the weight of electronics). To learn more about the event, please call the County of San Diego Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Toll Free Hotline, 1-877- 713-2784 (R-I-EARTH). Se habla Espafiol. Music On The Mountain Peter Sprague Returns For An Intimate Evening The Julian Branch Library is excited about the return of Peter Sprague to entertain our community with his extraordinary talent for the February Music on the Mountain, Tuesday the 2nd at 6pm. You are welcome to experience the exciting world of guitarist and producer Peter Sprague. Come experience a musical pallet that explores the colors of the rainbow. Over his thirty plus years as a professional musician, Peter Sprague has evolved into a musical powerhouse, having produced and or played on over 190 recordings. He has published eleven songbooks of his own music, including The Peter Sprague Guitar Technique which is required study at Grossmont College. In addition to writing his own material, Peter has transcribed 6 songbooks for Chick Corea, holds the title as Chick's official transcriber, and was the only musician entrusted as the arranger for Chick's legendary song Spain for the first GRP All Star Band recording. Peter conducts the majority of his endeavors in Southern California, staying close to his family, and where he is without dispute San Diego's premier Jazz talent. His local achievements include; Best Local Musician San Diego Reader's Best of 1988; Musician's Choice - San Diego Entertainer Magazine's Best of 1988; Best Pop Jazz Group (Blurring the Edges) San Diego Music Awards 1994; Best Jazz Artist - San Diego Reader's Best of 2000 Poll; Best Mainstream Jazz Artist- San Diego Music Awards 2000; Best Jazz Artist - San Diego Reader's Best of 2003 Poll, and most recently he won Best Jazz at the 2004 and 2007 San Diego Music Awards! He was nominated for Artist of the Year and Best Jazz Recording in 2008. Though it is true Peter Sprague is a local phenomenon, make no mistake about it, he is a world class talent. Peter has played with such greats as; Art Pepper, Hubert Laws, Chick Corea, Alfonse Mouzon, AI Jarreau, Joe Farrell, John Pattuttuci, Mitch continued on page 8 Julian News PO Box 639 Julian, CA, 92036 Change Service Requested II,l,,I,,I,,,,ll,,ll,,ll,,,,,ll,,I,IIl,,,I,,I,,,I,I,il,,,I,,ll Small Town Papers TFN 5026 California Ave SW Seattle WA 98136-1208 Permit No. 30 III Julian, CA Ill Fire: ProteCtiOn: Systemi, ihstalled in the :Town site; The:meeting:is open:~:to~::business :and reSidence::owners,i th0selinterested in keeping the townsafe~ S.A.L. Breakfast For The Warrior Foundation Will Julian do it again? Last year the Sons of the American Legion organized the second annual support for the Warrior Foundation Breakfast, raising over $5000. With over 300 breakfasts sold and additional funds contributed by the community. Every penny taken in goes directly to the Warrior Foundation. No money will be taken out for food expenses. The Warrior Foundation has no overhead or expenses so all monies go to San Diego area wounded veterans. S.A.L. Breakfast has helped many school and community organizations raise funds for 10 years. "We would like to invite all of them to help us help our wounded veterans." Advises Ron Morgan, "advance tickets may be purchased at the Legion, Soundings, or from most S.A.L. members." Come to the Legion Post, Sunday morning February 7th between 7 and 11:30, if you'd like you can also get your breakfast to go. Eagles Athletics Boys Basketball- Thurs. - January 28 away @St. Joseph Academy 5:30 Fri. - January 29 HOME Vincent Memorial HS 6:00 Tues. - February 2 away Borrego HS 7:00 Fri. - February 5 HOME Warner HS 6:00 Girls Basketball. Fri. - January 29 HOME Vincent Memorial HS 4:30 Tues. - February 2 away Borrego HS 5:30 Fri. - February 5 HOME Warner HS 4:30 Boys Soccer- Thurs. - January 28 HOME Vincent Memorial 3:15 Thurs - February 4JrlOME Calipatria 3:15 Fri. - February 5 HOME Mountain Empire 3:30 Girls Soccer- Tues. - February 2 HOME Vincent Memorial 3:30 Fri, - February 5 HOME Mountain Empire 1:30 Two Benefits Postponed By Weather And ... by Michael Hart Last weeks heavy weather and the side effects of it cause the postponement of the Salvation Army benefit at Wynola Pizza on Tuesday. "When the power went ot in the afternoon, I had to cal it off" said Harry Horner, "We just didn't know if there would be power by the time the event rolled around" As it turned out power in Wynola and Pine Hills came back around 5:30 but by then the damage was done and the weather was looking more ominous. "We will reschedule" said Harry, "although after this week- June looks like a better time" he said with a smile. The Merchant's Association sent the word out on Thursday that the weather was going to cause them to reschedule the "Tips for Teacher" dinner planned for Buffalo Bills on Friday night. "Rock slides on Banner and the snow already on the ground would have made it impOssible for some to get into town for the event so we just decided to reschedule," said Robin Boland, board member and coordinator of the dinner. "Buffalo Bills is selling coupons for the dinner that they are willing to honor during regular business hours." The plan for both events is to find available dates that the weather will be more cooperative. The Merchant's Association is continuing with their fund raising efforts as participating members have "tip buckets" on the counters of their establishments marked "Thank A Teacher." These buckets are available through January 31st. All monies collected will be donated to the Julian Educational Foundation and divided among the threes schools for the benefit of the teachers at all three schools. The teachers will be encouraged to use the funds in any way they feel it will benefit their classrooms. For now though the new dates for the Salvation Army Benefit and "Thank A Teacher Dinner" are To-Be-Announced. Youth Baseball Registration To register your child for Julian Youth Baseball - Julian Elementary School, right after school on Mondays, Thursdays, or Fridays between now and February 12 with Player Agent Leslie Baay. Registration requires a birth certificate, medical insurance card, proof of residency (such as utility bill, mortgage statement or something with your physical address on it), and payment.