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14 The Julian News March 17, 2010 SERVICES DemolitionBobcat Bruce Strachota Grading, Demolition, Underground Utilities, Dump Truck, Excavation, Loader, Bobcat Rental, Rock & Base cell: 619-972-01 S2 Photography Don't Let Termites Put The Bite On Your House (NAPSA)--Could termites have your home by the walls, the floors and the ceilings? These saw- toothed, wood-eating insects eat 24 hours a day, seven days a week, making infestations much more common than you may think. This incessant gnawing can severely compromise the struc- tural stability of your home as they chew their way through important support beams. In fact, according to the National Pest Management Associ- ation (NPMA), termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage each year across the U.S.--and damage from wood-bor- ing insects is typically not covered by homeowners' insurance policies. What To Do The best way to effectively treat an existing termite infesta- tion is through professional pest control, but there are steps home- owners can take to help keep the pests from invading in the first place. For instance, simple things, such as keeping tree branches and shrubbery well trimmed and away from the house, can help. The experts at the NPMA also recommend these tips for control- ling termites: • Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home, including entry points for utilities and pipes. • Keep basements, attics and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry. • Repair leaking faucets, water pipes and AC units. • Repair fasciae, soffits and rot- ted roof shingles. Some termites "Wood"n't you know it: Termites munch 24 hours a day, seven days a week, causing more than $5 bil- lion in property damage a year. Luckily, there are simple ways by which you can protect your home. are drawn to deteriorating wood. • Replace weather stripping and repair loose mortar around basement foundation and windows. • Store firewood at least 20 feet away from the house and 5 inches off the ground. • Routinely inspect the founda- tion of your home for signs of mud tubes (used by termites to reach a food source), cracked or bubbling paint, and wood that sounds hol- low when tapped. • Direct water away from your house through properly function- ing downspouts, gutters and splash blocks. • Visit www.pestworld.org to find a qualified pest professional for additional advice and treat- ment if necessary. Learn More For more information on ter- mites and other pest issues or to find a licensed pest professional, visit www.pestworld.org. PETS OF THE WEEK James Bond is a 1 year old neutered Pit Bull Mix whose previous owner could no longer care for. This special guy is having a difficult time adjusting to life spent in a shelter environment and deserves a loving family to provide a warm and comforting forever home. Pits are incredibly loyal toward their human companions and can often live harmoniously with a mixed-species household. Do some fact- finding on-line and you will discover what a wonderful companion the Pit Bull is and comes greatly recommended for families with children. James Bond will blossom into a fantastic house-mate and be forever grateful for rescuing him from an unfortunate situation. He can be adopted for $69. Ask for ID#A1322076 Tag#C527 Secretary Of State continued from page 8 government officials. • The Secretary of State files and maintains records related to corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and certain other business entities that wish to do business in California. For easy access to electronic versions of business forms, searchable lists of registered businesses, visit the California Business Portal at www.sos.ca.gov/business. • The Secretary of State's office is the central filing office for certain financing statements and lien documents that establish priority in case of debtor default or bankruptcy. Research Uniform Commercial Code filings at www. sos .ca .gov/business/ucc. • The Secretary of State is responsible for safeguarding California's history in the State Archives, which house a complete record of the official acts of the Legislature and executive offices, many politicians' personal papers, the original state constitutions and much more. Explore California's history at www.sos.ca.gov/archives and peruse a descriptive catalog of the millions of documents in the State Archives at http://minerva. sos.ca.gov. • The Secretary of State's office offers updates on ballot measures, voting systems, advisories to county elections officials and more in automatic- feed formats. To sign up for email, RSS feeds or Twitter feeds, go to www.sos.ca.govl multimedia. Coffee continued from page 10 roasting facility. After roasting, the fresh coffee is sent to the packaging division. There, the company makes sure each order is picked, packed and ready for the shipping group. The shipping group then organizes the day's shipments by carrier and sends the fresh coffee on its way. The entire process is completed while the coffee is still warm from roasting. Most of the coffee is sold online and direct to thousands of homes across America through its Coffee Lover's Club. To avoid an interruption to the supply chain, it is essential that the equipment used to handle the pallets of fresh organic beans I run at top performance. True to tle company's mantra of social responsibility, Camano Island Coffee Roasters ensures that its suppliers offer products that are • environmentally friendly-such as Toyota's clean-running forklifts. "We pride ourselves on the freshness of our coffee, which means it is imperative our forklifts run smoothly to ship coffee daily," said Jeff Ericson. "That's why we choose to buy Toyota forklifts for their reliability and environmentally conscious product. continued on page 15 Chef's Corner continued from page 6 served at supper, forever and Amen!" Here's a great recipe for Irish Potato Casserole that's perfect for breakfast, dinner or supper, forever and Amen!! IRISH POTATO CASSEROLE 1 1/2 pounds (4 to 5 medium) Irish potatoes, peeled and diced 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 4 tablespoons butter, plus 1 teaspoon for greasing casserole dish 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced 1/2 small onion, finely diced 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover them with cold water. Add a teaspoon of salt and bring potatoes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender when a fork is inserted in the center. Carefully drain off water and set potatoes aside. 2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Place breadcrumbs in a small bowl. Add two tablespoons of the melted butter to the breadcrumbs; mix well and set aside. Reserve the rest of the butter in the saucepan. 3. Stir in flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper and the nutmeg into the butter in the saucepan. Cook until mixture starts to bubble around the edges, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add milk, a little at a time, stirring well after each addition. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens, about 2 to 3 minutes. 4. Use the remaining teaspoon of butter to grease a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Combine potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, onion and remaining salt and pepper in the casserole dish. Add sauce and gently mix the ingredients together until well- combined. 5. Sprinkle buttered breadcrumbs over the casserole. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly around the edges and the breadcrumbs are brown. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings. Angela Shelf Medearis is an award- winning children's author, culinary historian and the author of six cookbooks. Her new cookbook is "The New African-American Kitchen." She is known as The Kitchen Diva and is the executive producer and host of "The Kitchen Diva!" cooking show on Hulu.com. Visit her Web site at www.divapro. com. (c) 201o King Features Synd., Inc. It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. -- Niccolo Machiavelli Cassidy is a 1 1/2 year old male domestic short-hair who came to the shelter as a stray. This charming fellow has a few "owies" from roughing it in the outdoors, but when they heal, you won't notice anything but his handsome white & smoke easy-care coat. He still has lots of kitten curiosity and playfulness, but he is quite happy to be your buddy for down-time too. If you're looking for a fuzzy forever friend, please come meet him today. Ask for ID#A1331671 Tag#C755 when come visit the shelter. Cassidy can be adopted for $58. All adoption fees include vaccinations, spaying/neutering (upon adoption), a microchip and free Vet visit. Dog fees also include a 1 year license. James Bond and Cassidy are at our Central County Shelter, 5480 Gaines Street, San Diego. The Shelter hours are 9:30AM to 5:30PM, Tuesday through Saturday or visit www.sddac. com for more information. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: 37-2010-00052230-CU-PT-NC IN THE MATIER OF THE APPLICATION OF: RONALD JOSEPH PALKA FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER: RONALD JOSEPH PALKA HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: RONALD JOSEPH PALKA TO: RONALD JOSEPH DARIANO IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 3 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on April 20, 2010 .at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON March 12, 2010. LEGAL: 05241 Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: 37-2010-00051827-CU-PT-NC IN THE MAl-rER OF THE APPLICATION OF: NANCY JILL WARREN FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER: NANCY JILL WARREN HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: NANCY JILL WARREN TO: NANCY JILL MCDONALD IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 3 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on April 20, 2010 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON March 4, 2010. LEGAL: 05237 Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 2010 WANT D If you are at least 50 years of age, the San Diego County Sheriffs' Department invites you to participate as a member of the Julian or Ranchita/Borrego Senior Volunteer Patrol. You will have an opportunity to: • Conduct vacation home/security checks • Call on home-bound seniors • Make personal contacts with business owners, residents and visitors • Patrol neighborhoods, parks, outlying areas • Conduct traffic control (parades, accidents) • Assist deputies as needed For more information re: training, requirements, etc. Please contact: Kurt Boettcher, SVP Administrator, (760) 765-2719 or Station Secretary, Jackie Cox, (760) 765-4780. CPUC Approves Energy Credits continued from page 12 from renewable energy sources by 2010. RECs are a certificate of proof that one unit of renewable energy has been generated. RECs are also the accounting tool used to prove that electricity sellers have complied with the RPS program. In their decision, the CPUC established the structure and rules for a TREC market. The CPUC determined that the use of TRECs for RPS compliance will provide more options and flexibility for RPS-obligated electricity sellers to comply with RPS mandates in both the near and longer term. Over time, it will also provide additional resources and incentives for the development of RPS-eligible generation. Previously, utilities were required to procure exclusively "bundled" renewable contracts, for both energy and RECs together. The framework implemented today allows them also to buy RECs separate from the associated energy. Allowing these two products to be sold as separate commodities, each commanding a price in the market that more accurately reflects its value, should increase the efficiency of the RPS program. Today's decision improves the ability of California's electricity sellers to meet the state's renewable energy goals, while reducing some of the risk associated with procuring renewable energy. In the longer term, it will also provide additional flexibility and incentives for the development of RPS-eligible generation by supplying useful revenue options for generation developers. The ability to sell RECs associated with distributed generation will provide incentives for greater rooftop solar and other distributed generation. "The essential elements of this framework are intended to support this market well into the future," said CPUC President Michael R. Peevey. "Although the tradable REC market may be modest in the next two or three years, the market rules put in place in this decision will both allow this new market to develop and provide robust rules as the tradable REC market matures." The rules approved in the CPUC's decision will create a market in which the use of tradable RECs for RPS compliance is initially limited to not more than 25 percent of a given investor-owned utility's annual procurement obligation. However, this limitation sunsets at the end of 2011. This cap is intended to allow the CPUC and the market to better understand the implications of REC trading before opening the market to unfettered use of unbundled RECs. In order to use RECs, participants must meet the requirements set forth by the CPUC for REC trading, as well the requirements of the Western Renewable Generation Information System (WREGIS), the system through which all California RPS-eligible RECs must be tracked, as well as the eligibility rules of the California Energy Commission. To promote market liquidity while preserving the value of TRECs for RPS procurement planning, TRECs may be traded for up to three years from their date of creation before they must be committed to use for RPS compliance. However, consistent with the existing flexible compliance rules, once retired in WREGIS for RPS compliance, the compliance value of RECs can be banked indefinitely. Today's decision also allows tradable RECs from existing RPS contracts to be unbundled and sold under certain conditions. Because tradable REC transactions, by definition, do not require the procuring utility to also purchase the associated energy, they do not clearly lend themselves to the form of reasonableness review that has been used to evaluate bundled transactions. Therefore, in order to protect consumers from potentially excessive payments for tradable RECs in the early stages of the REC market, the framework includes an interim price cap of $50 on RECs used for RPS compliance by investor- owned utilities. Like the usage cap, the price cap will sunset at the end of 2011 unless action to retain or modify it is taken by the CPUC. Today's decision also clarifies that certain transactions with RPS-eligible renewable generation which do not directly serve California load will be treated as REC-only transactions for RPS compliance purposes. The Spats by Jeff Picketing i FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2010-006950 - Name of Business: RANCHITA LODGE 37701 Montezuma Rd., Ranchita, CA 92066 The business is conducted by an Individual - Glint Johnson, 1507 Neptune Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH DAVID L. BUTLER, RECORDER/C0UNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEG0 COUNTY ON March 11, 2010. LEGAL: 05240 Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2010-006689 - Name of Business: ABSOLUTE VESSEL REGISTRATION 14797 Presilta Dr., Jamul, CA 91935 The business is conducted by an Individual - Ricard0 J. FI0res, 14797 Presilla Dr., Jamuf, CA 91935. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH DAVID L. BUTLER, RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON March 9, 2010. LEGAL: 05239 Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and AprU 7, 2010