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10 The Julian News February 28, 2018 C O N T R A C T O R S • C U S T O M H O M E S • D E C K I N G • D O O R S & W I N D O W S • E L E C T R I C A L S E R V I C E • H A R D W O O D F L O O R I N G • • GRADING • PAINTING • REMODELING • SEPTIC SYSTEM S • TILE W OR K • WATER SYSTEM S • W ELL D R ILLIN G • Excavation / Site Work LARRY NOBLE CONSTRUCTION INC. General Contractor Lawrence Noble, Owner Julian Resident for 27 years State Lic.602654 New Construction Room Additions Decks Remodels 760 • 765 • 2363 PO Box 1342 JULIAN, CA 92036 Over 35 Years Experience General Contractor GENERAL CONTRACTORS Office 760 788-7680 Cell 760 519-0618 • Mike DeWitt Cell 760 522-0350 • Pat DeWitt PO Box 518 Julian, CA 92036 License # 737182 Contractor Carpet / Flooring / Window Treatment Heating / Air Conditioning Service HomeandBusiness ElectricalService Gus Garcia’s New Meters New Panels Fans & Lighting Additional Circuits Water Well Electrical cell (760) 271 0166 License # 678670      HomeandBusiness Water Well Electrical Electric ® PETS OF THE WEEK Painting • Exterior/Interior Specialist • Reliable - Over 35 Years Experience • Fully Licensed and Bonded • Power Washing • Free Estimates 760 212 9474 Lic # 792234 Serving All of San Diego County 3582 Highway 78 at Newman Way 765-2601 (760) Fax (760)756-9020 Access 7 Days - 7a.m. to Dark • UNITS AVAILABLE NOW! email = julianministorageteam@gmail.com Outside Storage - Trailers, Boats, Cars, RV’s Unit Sizes - 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x30 Julian Mini Storage Serving the CoMMunity of Julian GATED - SECURE STORAGE SITES Bull Dozer Services Dozer Work Clearing, Grading, Roads, Pads All General Engineering – $ 99/hour 760.749.1782/760.390.0428 Larry Herman Licence 938001-A No Move In Charge Water Treatment Services Dear EarthTalk: How did the Global Climate Action Summit coming up later this year in San Francisco come about and what do organizers hope to accomplish? -- Jamie Smith, San Jose, CA The purpose of the forthcoming 2018 Global Climate Action Summit—scheduled to take place September 12-14, 2018 in San Francisco, California—is to showcase the actions that state and local leaders, businesses, investors, scientists, students, non-profits and other so-called “sub-national actors” have taken to reduce their emissions already. Organizers hope to secure bold commitments from them to do even more, thus showing that decarbonization and economic growth go hand-in-hand and galvanizing a global movement for climate action that leaves no one behind. This new international meeting is the brainchild of California’s 79-year-old outgoing governor Jerry Brown, one of the country’s great crusaders for cutting carbon emissions despite lack of federal interest in solving the climate crisis. According to Brown, subnational actors are a critical part of the climate solution and can help push the world’s leaders to go further, faster. These leaders will join citizens from around the world to showcase examples of major climate action initiatives already taking place without the aid of the federal government. They hope to inspire deeper commitments from each other and from national governments in support of the Paris Agreement. The Global Climate Action Summit, coming up next September in San Francisco, is the brainchild of California’s 79-year-old outgoing governor Jerry Brown, one of the country’s great crusaders for cutting carbon emissions despite lack of federal interest in solving the climate crisis. Credit: Neon Tommy, FlickrCC. Brownhastappedthreeleaders as summit co-chairs: Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, an Indian conglomerate that recently committed to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments; and Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City and founder/CEO of Bloomberg LP who is a vigorous campaigner for and generous donor to environmental causes. These three are primarily responsible for shaping the event’s purpose, format and overall curation and leveraging their voices and network for the cause. Why now? According to Brown, 2018 is a turning point: Countries and all of us must step up the commitments that were made in Paris and do more. “The momentum we generate this year must lead to a climate turning point by 2020 in order to prevent the worst effects of climate change,” says Brown. “It must be the beginning of a new phase of action and ambition on climate change.” Participants are expected to go beyond just sharing what they have achieved to date and announce stepped-up commitments to usher in what organizers are hoping will be “a new era of decarbonization and prosperity.” The culmination of the meeting will be a call to action to nations to step up their ambition under the Paris Agreement and cut emissions on a science-based trajectory that limits warming to well below two degrees Celsius. “The Summit seeks to change the climate conversation, broaden and depoliticize the issue, and activate everyone to call for change to preserve our future,” Brown concludes. The governor’s actions in steering California to be one of the world’s most fuel efficient large economies is even more inspiring than his words. Given that Brown won’t be able to run again for governor due to term limits, the Summit may represent the last hurrah of his storied political career. CONTACT:Global Climate Action Summit, globalclimateactionsummit. org. EarthTalk® is a weekly syndicated column produced by Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer for the non-profit EarthTalk. To find out more, submit a question, or make a donation, visit us at EarthTalk.org. Marble is a seven year old neutered black feline with long, silky fur and weighs 9.6lbs. The shelter has been a stressful place for him and he may give an initial hiss when you open his cage. However, give him a minute to warm up to you and he will purr non-stop while being petted, roll around in his bed, and nudge your hand for more attention. Marble enjoys being brushed and will require regular groomings to maintain his fur. Meet him by asking for ID#A1827027 Tag#C893. Marble can be adopted for $35. Rudy is a ten years young neutered Chihuahua who weighs 8lbs. This little guy arrived to the shelter as a stray and wants nothing more than a cozy lap to snuggle up with. Rudy is may look like an old man, but like most small dogs, he is only middle age and has many more years of companionship to provide. Meet Rudy by asking for ID#A1826188 Tag#C727. He can be adopted for the Senior Fee of $35. This fee is waived for Seniors looking to adopt Senior Pets! All adoptions will include vaccinations, spaying/neutering (upon adoption), a microchip and free Vet visit. Dog fees also include a 1 year license. Marble and Rudy are at our Central County Shelter, 5480 Gaines Street, San Diego . The Shelter hours are 9:30AM to 5:30PM, Tuesday through Sunday or visit www.sddac.com for more information. Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims Of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams To Apply For Refunds ***Deadline To Apply For Refunds Extended To May 31, 2018*** California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today reminded Californians who were the victims of wire fraud via Western Union to submit a claim in order to be considered for a refund payment. The original deadline to submit a claim was February 12, 2018 and has now been extended to May 31, 2018. “For over 13 years, Western Union failed to prevent scammers from using its wire transferring services to take advantage of consumers. That is unacceptable,” said Attorney General Becerra. “Today, in light of the new, extended application deadline, we are reminding all Californians who were tricked into wiring money via Western Union to apply for a refund. Hardworking families who were defrauded by Western Union’s services deserve justice.” Last year, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a multistate settlement with Western Union. The settlement resolved an investigation that focused on complaints by consumers who were tricked into using Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes to defraud consumers. The states had alleged that, despite many warnings that its system was being used for frauds, Western Union failed to take corrective action to protect consumers. The multistate settlement includes a permanent injunction requiring Western Union to establish an anti- fraud program that will prevent scam artists from using Western Union’s wire transfer services to victimize consumers. In a related, but separate agreement with the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice, Western Union agreed to pay $586 million in refunds to victims of wire fraud. California consumers who made a wire transfer through Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 may be eligible for more than $65 million in refunds. It is from this pool of federal settlement money that prior victims can apply for refunds. Attorney General Becerra has also released a guide for consumers on the different types of scams and advice on how to remain vigilant against wire fraud. Attorney General Becerra strongly encourages consumers to report scams to the Office of the Attorney General's Public Inquiry Unit by calling (800) 952-5225 or by submitting a complaint at oag.ca.gov/report. Information about refund eligibility and the process for filing a claim is available at www.westernunionremission.com. (NAPSA) - To help veterans, active-duty members of the military and their families better cope with stress and trauma, the Red Cross created a new set of Mind- Body Workshops teaching easy-to-use skills that connect the body with the mind to promote healing. Learn more at www.redcross.org/ mindbodyworkshops. The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) offers free information to help employers of all sizes and indutries tap the benefits of employing people with disabilities. It’s funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. Learn more at AskEARN. org. * * * People with dementia can get connected to local resources that can help them maintain independence and maximize well-being from the Eldercare Locator, the only national information and referral resource for issues affecting older Americans. A program of the U.S. Administration on Aging, the Eldercare Locator can be contacted at www.eldercare.acl. gov and (800) 677-1116. * * * Did You Know