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September 24, 2014 A thermostat offer that's oo incredibly smart. Sat Aug.30 11:17 am IndoorTemp Outdoor Temp Humidity: 51% Humidity: 74% ecobe00=0000 O0 000 000 0 0 0 The Julian News 7 OI 0 • • 0 0 0 connected...., to summer-savinq ideas An ecobee thermostat helps you save money and energy. You'll be able to control your thermostat remotely from your smart device. And you can earn an even higher credit on Reduce Your Use TM Reward days by allowing your air conditioner to be cycled on or off or be raised four degrees. All of this helps our region reduce the need to tap into more energy supplies. That's cool. Act now, because this thermostat (a $300 value) is available in limited quantities. Connect to see if your home qualifies for this offer at sdge.com/thermostat. Energy-efficiency programs are funded by California utility customers and administered by SDG&E ® under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. SDG&E is not responsible for goods and services selected by the customer. lDf vc°nnected A ] Sempra Energy utility 'M @2014 San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved• With Small Passengers Come Big Responsibilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An appropriate and Correctly installed child passenger safety seat may be the one thing that makes the difference between life and death for a child involved in a traffic collision• In 2012, 45 percent of all California children under the age of eight who were killed in a collision were not properly restrained. That total reflects.a significant increase from the previous year. To help raise awareness of the importance of these lifesaving devices for children, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) just completed observing National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 14 - 20, 2014. Throughout the week, CHP offices conducted child safety seat events statewide. "Protecting a child is a parent's primary responsibility," said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow• "No child should die in a collision or suffer serious injury because they were not properly restrained• As a parent or guardian, a child's survival may depend on you•" According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), collisions are the leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. The CHP's Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System data indicates that 60 children, 13 years of age or younger, were killed in collisions in California in 2012. Approximately 43 percent of those children were not safely secured in the vehicle• California law requires that a child be properly restrained in an appropriate child safety seat in the back seat until they are 8 years old. A child who is 8 years, and 4-foot 9-inches or taller, maY ride in the back seat with a lap/ shoulder belt. "We want to help you do all you can to best protect your child in your car. During Child Passenger Safety Week, we are encouraging all parents and caregivers to have their car seat checked by a certified technician," said Rhonda Craft, Director of the California Office of Traffic Safety• "When it comes to the safety of your child, there is no room for mistakes. A car seat checkup will ensure that your child is safely and securely buckled in your car•" The CHP and OTS recommend the following safety tips for proper car seat selection and installation: • Select a car seat based on your child's age and size, choose a seat that fits in your vehicle; and use it every time. • Always refer to your specific car seat manufacturer's instructions; read the vehicle owner's manual on how to install the car seat using the seat belt or LATCH system and check height and weight limits. • To maximize safety, keep your child in the car seat for as long as possible, as long as the child fits within the manufacturer's height and weight requirements• • Keep your child in the back seat at least through age 12. For more information or a free inspection of your child safety seat, contact the CHP office nearest you to make an appointment with a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician• The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security to the people of California• :James Irwin Higens February 11, 1932 - September 11, 2014 • Jim Higens of Nenzel, Nebraska and former 40 year resident of Julian, CA passed away peacefully on Patriot's Day, September 11, 2014 at the age 82 with his wife Sheila at his side. After 30 years of service in the California Department of Forestry (CDF) as the Heavy Fire Equipment Operator for the Monte Vista Unit in the Julian Battalion, Jim retired in 1992 and moved with his wife Sheila, tO Nenzel, Nebraska where they enjoyed building their retirement home and spending time with family. Within their close knit community, Jim enjoyed almost daily Cribbage games with a wonderful circle of friends and enjoyed many visits from their California family and friends over the years. In addition to his CDF service, Jim joined the Marine Corps in February 1948 at the age of 16. He went to Korea and made the • invasion on Inchon in September 1950 which represented one of his proudest moments in service to his country• Jim is survived by his loving wife Sheila, Daughters, Claudia Rossi of Escondido, CA, Barbara Higens of Highland Mills, N.Y.; Sons, John Rossi of San Diego, CA., Michael Higens of San Diego, CA, Joseph Higens of San Diego, CA; Daughter by Heart, Melissa (Stone) Doucette of San Diego, CA as well as numerous and treasured grand-children, great-grand-children, nieces and nephews. Services were held Wednesday, September 17, 2014 with interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Nenzel, NE. The family welcomes your personal thoughts and memories of Jim. Cards can be sent to Mrs. Sheila Higens, 90250 State Spur 16F, Nenzel, NE 69219-8501 Exploring Genealogy 1 As The Acorn Falls " ema;bShaClo]TgyfiWrslso@aLilU.ct:Sm] I am off seeing the country again• This time going to Memphis• It is such a blessing to be able to travel when and where we want. There are such wonderful things to see. Is EIvis really dead? We shall see!!! We stopped at Tombstone, Arizona• When we visited Boot Hill (cemetery) so many of the graves headstones are listed as unknown• What a shame for that persons relatives to not know they were buried in Boot Hill• There is so many tid-bits of family history that we know that is not recorded• Be sure you are not the one holding onto those tid-bits. The prompts I give you each week in the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy I hope you are using to give you ideas for your family history. African American Records Few areas of American genealogy research can be as challenging continued on page 12 David Klumph - Incident Commander Julian Cuyamaca CERT Graduation by Diane Hake, Program Manager Congratulations to the latest graduating class from Julian Cuyamaca CERT/Teen CERT[ Tuesday evening the graduation scenario was held at the Julian Jr. High School for another 14 Community Emergency Response Team trained members. The scenario was enhanced by the participation of Julian Cuyamaca. CERT and Teen CERT members, i.e., Gina Campus with moulage, (make-up), for "victims"; Rosalind Kevacs; Medical Team Leaders: Larry Oblinger, Brian Denny, Barry McDermid, and Maureen Placa; Kioni and Kai McDermid; Kathryn, Roger and Kylee Spilman; and AI Clarkson from Mt. Laguna. The new members take their skills back to their areas thereby ensuring safer neighborhoods in Kentwood I, Pine Hills, Cuyamaca Woods and Wynola. John Callaci - drove almost 600 miles back and forth to La Mesa for the 9 week training and said it was worth every mile; Bob Ford; Craig and Lisa Heyer; David Klumph; Joyce Lawrence; Thomas Lawrence; William Lawrence; Marilyn Oblinger; LynneSecker; Tom Swysgood; Nancy and Nell Tabachki; Steve Thornburgh. Thank you to Chief Kevin Dubler, retired; Superintendent Brian Duffy; Robin Calloway; Superintendent/Principal David Schlottman; Brian Hodo, Zachary McCreary, and Joe Burdham from Cal Fire; Bob Beer; Rod Johnson; and Lead Instructor/Volunteer Coordinator Johnny Hake. A CPR/AED and Advanced First-Aid class is being held at the Julian Library on October 7th for $45 - discounted to $30 for CERT members. If you are interested contact me at: certjulian@hotmail. com 2014 Julian Cuyamaca CERT/Teen CERT Committed to assist the community: October: Apple Days Festival - manage parking, first aid and eyes and ears CPR/AED and Advanced First Aid American Red Cross training - airport scenario SDG&E Julian Town Hall meeting SDG&E meeting/workshop in Poway American Legion breakfast for Julian Town Hall Restoration Project November: Country Christmas decorations