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2 The Julian News Art Gallery >2168 Books The Julian BOOK HOUSE Purveyors of superb reading material  Selling Rare and Good Used Books Diana & Don Garrett - Owners 2230 Main Street P.O. Box 2003 Julian, CA 92036 760-765-1989 Art Gallery Santa Ysabel A00ry 30352 Hwy. 78 (at Hwy. 79) Santa Ysabel, CA 92070 765 1676 OPEN Thursday - Monday 11 a.rn. - 5 p.m. Featuring the Finest Local Artists Garden & Gifts 765 O48O Blue Heron  [ GardenSbop & Gallery  U , ,._. yriday to Monday - = 11 - 4 2116 qhird Street Motorcycle Apparel BOG Leathers, Apparel, Gifts ]! &Jewelry 2000 Main St. 760-765-2966 on corner of Main & C St. The Julian Jewel Box (downstairs-Warm Hearth) featuring: Semi-Precious Jewelry Vintage And Estate Jewelry Treat Your Sweetheart To Unusual Jewelry At Reasonable Prices. Open everyday except Wed. 760 765-1139 (10- 5 pm) "COOL Jewels for HOT Nights" Valentines Dav/  Slr _( Buidng - IJl-IJ- ;0060 765 0785; @@ Storage Solutions "Serving the Community of Julian" GATED, SECURE STORAGE SITES -- FULLY ENCLOSED YARD INDUSTRIAL/BUSINESS SITE FOR MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT STORAGE Outside Storage- Trailers, Boats, Cars, RV's Unit Sizes - 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x30  ec: =at & Su ;ates Open 7 Days 7a.m. to Dark Office. M-F 9 to 4  s 3582 Highway 78 at Newman Way 0076o00765.2601 Fax 765-2797 Catering More Than Great Pizza Let IlWynola Pizza i Cater Your Next Event * Food Seulptures * Simple to Complex * Sell'or Full Service * Reasonable Prlelng (760) 765-1004 Business Services EO E O ",.D ..,..,%g#&EBUMEB MAIL SERVICES (BULK / PICKUP) LEGAL BUSINESS & TAX FORMS BUSINESS CARDS & RUBBER STAMPS SECRETARIAL & CDMPUTER SERVICES Project Management Lori Ar00er MANAGEMENT CAD/Draff, ing Building Permits { Project Coordination - Bookkeeping P.O. Dox 401 Julian, CA 92036 760-765-1113 WE INVITE YOUR OPINION/ The views expressed by our contributing writers are their own and not necessarily those of The Julian News management. We invite all parties to submit their opinions and comments to The Julian News. All contributed items are subject to editorial approval prior to acceptance for pub/ication. Letters must include your name and contact information. Letters may be marled to: Julian News P.O. Box 639 Julian, CA 92036 emai/: /etters@ju/ in person: Julian News Office (in Soundings Complex) 1453 Hollow Glen Road (9am - 3:30pro Wed-FrO Deadline is Friday Noon for the next weeks issue  MAILED 52 WEEKS- $40.00 11, First Class Delivery - $120.00 Mall Subscription To: Julian News P.O.B@x 639 Julian, CA 92036-0639 [PLEASE PRINT i NAME: ADDRESS: City State TELEPHONE: ( ) VISA I--I MASTERcARD [ CARO NUUBER: PAYMENT METHOD CHECK  MONEY ORDER [:] Zip +4 CASHF1 SIGNATURE: For information, call (760) 765-2231 '\\; 92036 "\\; \\; \\; \\; STOLEN MOUNTAIN BIKE In Kentwood (Salton Vista) Please return, no questions asked - anyone with additional information contact the Julian News or Sheriff's. Please help Julian Jr High collect 20,000 plastic grocery bags in order to receive funding (in the form of gift cards) for school supplies. Effective immediately, you may bring the bags to either the Jr High or Elementary school office until April 26th. Thank you for your help & support! Becky Hatch Bicyclists Last Friday I went down Banner Grade on my way to Borrego Springs. I was expecting a normal traveling experience and was stunned when rounding one of the sharp curves on the grade to encounter a group of bicyclists riding two and three abreast. Startled, I hit the brakes and horn hard. This didn't Seem to raze SOme of the bicyclists asthey continued their positfons'in the traffic lane, about three feet from the centerline. Upset, I passed them as safely as I could, continuing on down the grade, encountering other groups displaying the same, inconsiderate and dangerous behavior. At the bottom of the grade, I pulled into Banner Store parking lot where it appeared to be an assembly area for the riders. I voiied fny concern about them hogging the road, especially as there are numerous blind comers where motorists cannot see them in advance. The people I spoke to were indifferent, so I threatened to contact the CHP, to which they replied they already had. As I drove off, I was taunted by a few with derogatory remarks. Looking back on it, I realize now that the majority of the riders were youths, who carefully kept to the far right of the road. The adult chaperones were the ones riding in the middle of the road. This leads me to think we're doing some right and some wrong. We instruct our children to properly ride with traffic, but after a certain magical age decide we are above those rules. Perhaps we need licenses for bicyclists or training classes for the adults. As residents of Shelter Valley, Julian, Borrego Springs and surrounding areas we are familiar with our many narrow, twisty, turny roads so when we suddenly round a curve where there are bicyclists taking their / / / / / / r / / / emaU: leffers@luhannews,com \\;i share out of the middle of the road it is unnerving! Banner Grade is not the only road where these bicyclists lurk for us; they appear on SR- 78, Engineers Road, Boulder Creek, Eagle Peak, Wynola Road, Farmers Road and Pine Hills Road. BEWARE!! Kenny Overmiller Dear Congressman Issa, One question --- are you really supporting H.R. 1? This is the Republican budget bill that proposes cuts: in the WlC program which supports women, infants and children; in international food and health aid where 18 million people would be immediately cut off from a much- needed food stream and 4 million would lose access to malaria medicine; and in programs that aid farmers in underdeveloped countries. In parallel, food stamps are also being attacked in the twisted "Welfare Reform 2011" bill. These supposedly deficit- reducing cuts will quite literally cause more people to starve to death, go to bed hungry or live more miserably than are doing so now. They will barely make a dent in the deficit. And one more important part of H.R 1, the bill would increase defense spending. It is interesting to note some ironies and outrages. In 2010, corporate profits grew at their fastest rate since 1950, and we set records in the number of Americans on food stamps. The richest 400 Americans have more wealth than half of all American households combined. The effective tax rate on the nation's richest people has fallen by about half in the last 20 years, and General Electric paid zero dollars in U.S. taxes on profits of more than $14 billion. Meanwhile, roughly 45 million Americans spend a third of their post tax income on food and one in four kids goes to bed hungry at least some of the time. This is a moral issue; the budget is a moral document. We can take care of the deficit and rebuild our infrastructure and strengthen our safety net by reducing military spending and eliminating corporate subsidies and tax loopholes for the rich. Or we can sink further into debt and amoral individualism by demonizing and starving the poor. Are you really supporting H.R 1? Your Outraged Constituent, Rich Caputo Julian YBachcountry Bargaim Quality Finds, Affordable Prices 10-5 Thursday through Monday April 13, 2011 '1othing "A" Home Decor Jewelry 'Consignment  Daily discounts Located in Wynola Farms Marketplace / fiTORANTE 2718 B CLOSED TUES & WE 1003 2018"Main Street "2'60 765 4600 Representing Victims of Serious Accidents Home Owner Fire Insurance Claims Joseph T. Dibos Attorney At Law 2445 5th Avenue, Suite 420 San Diego, CA 92101 619-235-0307 jdibos @ No Recovery. No Fee -- ISSN 193%8416  t"' Michael Hart and Michele Harvey ..... Owners/Publishers Michael Hart .................................. Advertising/Production Circulation/Classifieds Michele Harvey .......................................................... Editor Don Ray ....................... !:: .................................... 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