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Cuyamaca, Mt. Laguna, Warner Shelter Valley, Summit, Wynola. Volume 26 - Issue 50 Wednesday July 2 7, 2011 Julian, CA. ISSN 1937-8416 Chef Charles receives the official "Key to the Town" from last years "Merchant of the Year" Michael Hart - who is behind the camera He could be called the happiest man in Julian, at least that is the persona that Charles Scott projects in his jaunt down Main Street on his way to and from the Post Office. "The guy is always smiling, always has a cheerful greeting for you" according to Ed Glass, former-Merchant-Of the year. "Charles really deserves to be honored for what he and Crystal have done to make that bakery confectionery creations as she would add the decoration with flair and panache. Charles has also expanded beyond the sweet, and is now renowned for his catering services. Many of his regular clients have also allowed the two of them to travel the county, preparing special evenings-of, culinary creativity. Their service to and within the community was on display a success" said Tina Martin, another former recipient. After taking over the Candied Apple Pastry Company in 2006, Charles and Crystal Crosby (his business partner and more) have carved out their own niche ~n a community of Pie Shops to be something different and unique. Starting as their name implies as a pastry shop Charles and Crystal quickly made their reputation with the early risers offering sweet treats for breakfast and snacks. They have also made cakes, wedding cakes, birthday, any special occasion is covered and soon the main attraction at many a party was the cake that was presented at the evenings dessert. Crystal was the added touch to these at the Merchants Association Installation dinner, as they served as the caterers. Providing all in attendance with a BBQ feast that was more than just meat on a spit with some sauce. Charles has been featured at the Julian Library in their "Men Who Cook" series, teaming up with other chefs from around the community. Recently Charles and Crystal have moved from above the shop to new digs in Borrego Springs. They are already looking around for a second location to expand the Candied Apple brand. There was good reason that Charles and the Candied Apple Pastry Company were chosen as Merchant of the Year. Now he has to work on the parade wave. ant by Michael Hart Also installed at Wednesday night's picnic~dinner was the new Merchants Association Board of Directors: Tracy Turner. (with microphone): l-r: Kaaren Terry, Diana Garrett, Sandra Sevilla, Barbara Hedrick, Robin Boland, Jeanie DePaulo, Chris Coates (not present - High School Welcomes New To Start New Year by Michael Hart New Julian High School District Superintendent David Schlottman signs on with the district as the board looks on. On Thursday night the 21st the Julian Union High School District started the new school year by filling the Superintendant/Principal position. They selected Mr. David Schlottman from the original list of over 70 applicants. Mr. Schlottman comes to the district from the Chula Vista Elementary School District where he has been a principal at Sunnyside Elementary in Bonita for the past six years. A 1987 graduate of SDSU he received his teaching credential the following year and started his career in Music On The Mountin A Jazzy Tuesday Night With Allison Adams Tucker Pianist Danny Green and Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker photo by amazing jazz artists, and Danny Green, a native of Southern California, is swiftly following in their footsteps. At twenty-nine years old he has managed to carve out a place for himself in the lineup of young jazz artists who seem to have a pulse on keeping the tradition of jazz piano alive while stepping boldly into the future through the use of cultural sounds and world music rhythms. Green is equally versed in Classical, Jazz and Latin styles, beginning his musical studies listening to his father play violin with his quartet and studying piano at the age of five. He shifted his attention towards Jazz and Latin music while in High School and has never turned back. Green received his B.A. in piano performance at UCSD, where he graduated with honors and won the Jimmy Cheatham Jazz Award. He received his Master's Degree in Music (Jazz Studies) from SDSU in 2011, and was awarded Outstanding Graduate Student as well as several scholarships. He has studied with Rick Helzer, Kamau Kenyatta, Anthony Davis, Otmaro Ruiz, Marcus Silva, Jovino Santos-Neto, Guinga, Chico Pinheiro; Edu Ribeiro, Marcio Bahia and in classical studies with John Mark Harris and Luciane Cardassi. Green also credits the CA Brazil Camp for developing his understanding of authentic Brazilian style and substance having participated in their program since 2006. In 2006 he produced and released a CD with the group Caballero-Verde Quintet entitled "Past Due", which received international attention. His solo debut album "With You In Mind" received extensive airplay around the globe, rising to #18 on the National Jazz Radio Charts, and won "Best Jazz Album" at the 2009 San Diego Music Awards. Green is currently producing his third album, "A Thousand Ways Home", which will feature thirteen of his latest compositions. Danny Green is definitely a pianist with something to say, leading him to a successful musical future. Green and Tucker will entertain us with an exciting, eclectic performance! Do not miss this event on Tuesday, August 2, at 6:00 pm! For more information, please call the Julian Library at 760-765-0370. the West Covina Unified School District teaching eighth grade math. He spent two years teaching at an American School in El Salvador in the late 80's (drove hiis 72 VW bug all the way from San Diego to San Salvador--and back again two years later!), so he is thoroughly bilingual and bicultural. "Hopefully, those bilingual skills will give me an added opportunity to connect with families in Julian". He was Assistant Principal for five years at Chula Vista Middle School, Assistant Principal at Chula Vista High as well as summer school principal at Southwest High School. Mr. Schlottman brings a real desire to integrate the students into community which was displayed while he was at Castle Park High (1995-99) when he developed a small business academy within the school - "It was designed to promote business and entrepreneurial skill (and overall interest in school and college attendance) amongst students who were unsure about their ability to attend a four year college immediately after graduation." In the capacity of advisor he worked with students on developing marketing plans, coordinating with local business, organized student training sessions. The academy was inclusive of al student grades 9 through 12. "1 will be talking to our Staff, our Students and Members of the Community: What practices and traditions do we want to continue and build upon? What one thing would we like to do school wide to take Julian High to the next level?" "1 just got married in January 2011 over at the Pine Hills lodge and that's when I moved to Julian." He is married to Julian Elementary Schoo'ls Alyssa (Steeber) Schlottman and the y already live here, so for Mr. Schlottman this is a win win, he will be working just down the walkway from his wife and he no longer will have that long commute to Bonita, in fact they could commute together. At Thursday night board meeting the board all expressed their pleasure with being able to find someone who they see as a long term answer (the average for any Superintendant is 2.3 years, nationally)"1 live in Julian- -this is my town and I don't plan on going anywhere!! I know that consistency in the high school leadership is a concern for all of us--and so I want all to know that I pledge to stay here and stay'the course!" and Spain and has traveled to over 15 countries. Her music reflects her passion for world cultures with rhythms, melodies, and lyrics of Brazil, Italy, France, Latin America, Japan, and the US. Allison's debut CD "Come With Me", co-produced by jazz guitarist Peter Sprague, has received international acclaim, was nominated for Best Jazz Album 2009 by the San Diego Music Awards, and continues to receive airplay on radio stations in 18 countries. As a session vocalist, her voice can be heard around the world on jingles, video games, and CDs. She has done tours in Japan, France, Italy, and Poland. Allison has shared festival and concert billing with jazz greats such as Kenny Burrell, Poncho Sanchez, Mindy Abair, Pete Escoveda, Sheila E, Tommy Campbell, Carmen McRea, Ella Fitzgerald, Branford Marsalis, Manhattan Transfer, Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Jackson, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Wayne Shorter, Christian McBride, as well as Sony Music artist Toku and Universal Jazz artist Ken Ota. San Diego has launched some Acclaimed Jazz Duo to Perform at the Library The Julian Library is proud to present Allison Adams Tucker, vocalist, and Danny Green, pianisL for a Music on the Mountain concert not to be missed! The jazz duo will perform on Tuesday, August 2, at 6:00 pm. Born in San Diego, multi- lingualjazz vocalist Allison Adams Tucker began singing before she could speak. Allison was raised by classically trained musical parents, and began performing in front of audiences at age 5. She studied piano, flute, violin dance and voice from elementary school and earned her BA in Linguistics and Music Vocal Performance. Allison's vocal palette has been colored by her experience in a variety of musical genres throughout her life, from punk rockto Elizabethan a cappella. These experiences led her on a natural and steadfast transition to the world of jazz in 2005, where she has found her heart's home. Allison's love for languages and world cultures also began at a young age, and she has studied and sings in 6 languages besides her own. She has lived in Japan t t 1 ! t 1 ii i