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October 21, 2009 The Julian News 3 Julian Certified "From our farms to your table" CERTlJFIED FARMERS - ART|SANS FOOD COURT "* LIVE HUS|C Locally Grown Fruits & Vegetables Fresh Baked Breads Local Art & Cra~-Massage Fresh Sandwiches, Salads & Soups From Wynola Pizza & 78 Bistro Live Music-Retail Shopping at Wynola Farms Marketplace-Wine Tasting Kettle Corn---Fresh Lemonade-Face Painting Llama Rides-Kid's Jumping Castle Volcan Mountain Preservation Raises $200,000 At Orchard Hill Event September 13, 2009 -Volcan Mountain Preserve Foundation (VMPF) supporters from Julian and other areas of the county enjoyed spectacular fall weather as they gathered at Orchard Hill Country Inn (OHCI) and raised $200,000 in pledges and donations for the work of the Foundation. This was the fourth in a series of such events hosted by Pat and Darrell Straube, long- time avid supporters of VMPF. As VMPF Board Vice-President in charge of fundraising, Pat extends her passion for Volcan by committing countless hours to these fundraising efforts and other aspects of the Foundation's work. The event included a tour of the recently purchased 271 acres on Volcan Mountain, presentations on the status of current and future land acquisition prospects of Volcan Mountain, followed by dinner, optional overnight and breakfast the following morning. The group that toured VMPF's new 271 acre land acquisition included local residents, MaryBeth Burnham, Barbara and Andrew DeGraw, Ann Keenan, Howard and Virginia Levenson and Ron and Marti Montbleau and regional supporters, Dr. Cliff Colwell, Michael Flanagan and Dr. George Sardina. Led Andrew and Barbara DeGraw, Phillip "Rutherford, Virginia and Howard Lenenson. by board members John Horton, Toni Marquette, Gene Myers, Carol Pike and Greg Schuett, they visited the spectacular area recently spared from development by VMPF's acquisition on September 1st and enjoyed a picnic lunch while up on the mountain. Upon return to Orchard Hill the group was joined by Michael Beck, Dan and Althea Brimm, Stan and Diane Coombs, Martha Myers, Michael and Meili Pinto, Chuck Raysbrook and Judy Barry, Phillip Rutherford, Dave (above) Mary and Dave Van Cleve with Althea and Dan Brimm (below) Virginia and Howard Levenson, Priscilla and Keith Webb, MaryBeth Burnham and Mary Van Cleve and Keith and Priscilla Webb at Orchard Hill over wine and appetizers before gathering for an awareness session. Guests were welcomed by VMPF Vice President Greg Schuett and those in attendance introduced themselves and shared their passion for the magical place that is Volcan Mountain. Informative presentations by Chuck Raysbrook, former Dept. of Fish & Game Regional Manager and Dave Van Cleve, The Nature Conservancy Sr. Project Director followed.. Michael Pinto, current VMPF President, gave a stirring call to action to support the continued preservation efforts of VMPF. Guests enjoyed a fabulous six course dinner created by Orchard Hill's outstanding Chef Doris Jordan. Orchard Hill staff members, Rebecca Sears, Sara Flores, Susan Meyer, Marion Moore, Adolfo Solis,. Ada Taylor and Graham Wilder volunteered their time for what turned out to be a very eventful fund raising evening. Guests heeded the earlier call to action with a record $200,000 raised in pledges and donations. 4 The 5th in the series of Orchard Hill events will be coming up in April and VMPF's Annual Dinner Dance and Auction will be held on March 7th at Camp Stevens. In the meantime, anyone with interest in supporting the efforts to continue the VMPF mission is encouraged to contact the VMPF office at (760)765-2300, or visit the website at www.VolcanML org. New Dialing Rules Kick In This Week - All-Calls, Even Local Ones Now Require 1 0 Digits The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)is reminding consumers in the 760 area code that due to the new 442 area code overlay, they must dial 1 + area code + telephone number beginning October 24, 2009. This means that since two area codes will now serve the same geographic region, all calls in the 760 or 442 area codes need to be dialed using 1+ area code + telephone number (if using a landline). Those dialing from a cell phone do not need to dial 1 before the area code. On October 16, 2008, the CPUC approved an all-services overlay that added a new 442 area code to the same geographic region as the existing 760 area code in order to provide additional telephone numbers to meet consumer demand. The 760/442 area codes cover nearly one-third of California geographically- from the eastern and southern Sierra Nevada of Inyo and Mono Counties, through Death Valley National Park and the Mojave Desert to the Nevada and Arizona state lines, then further south to the Mexican border, and including major parts of Riverside, San Bernardino, and Imperial Counties as well as northern San Diego County. After October 24, 2009, if consumers do not use the dialing procedure described above, their call will not be completed and a recording will instruct them to hang up and dial again. Consumers should ensure that their automatic dialing equipment or other types of equipment that are programmed with a 7-digit telephone number are reprogrammed to use the new dialing procedure Some examples are life safety systems, fax machines, Internet dial-up numbers, alarm and security systems, gates, speed dialers, mobile phone contact lists, call forwarding settings, voice mail services, and similar functions. Consumers should also check their website, business stationery, advertising materials, personal checks, contact information, and their pet or personal ID tags to ensure the area code is included. As a result of the overlay, a consumer's existing telephone number, including current area code, will not change, nor will the cost of a telephone call, coverage area, or other rates and services. A local call will remain a local All Your Tree Service Needs Commercial call regardless of the number of digits dialed. Consumers can still dial just three digits to reach 911, as well as 211, 311, 411, 511, 611, 711, and 811.. Beginning November 21, 2009, new telephone lines or services may be assigned numbers with the new 442 area code. Drury Bailey Exhibit To Be Dedicated At Historical Society Meeting, October 28 On the evening of October 28, at 7:00pm, the Julian Pioneer Museum and the Julian Historical Society will co-host an event that is long overdue in Julian. With proper ceremony, the founder of the town, Drury Bailey and his family will be honored with the dedication of a new display in the Julian Pioneer Museum. A generous donation by the Bailey family has allowed for the purchase of a beautiful Howard Miller display case which will house photographs and artifacts belonging to the Bailey family. Of particular interest are some of Drury's personal belongings including the payroll log book for the Ready Relief Mine in Banner, California. The crown jewel of the collection, Drury's modified pick/cane will be placed into the display by none other than Drury's grandson, Richard Bailey. Richard will then share his sentiments of what this occasion means to him. Along side of the case will be the Bailey family history book which was compiled by Richard, and it will be available to researchers and also those with a casual interest in Julian's history. Many people will be surprised to learn that the founder of Julian was a mere 26 years old when he homesteaded and laid out Julian City. The saga of this young man takes us from his home in Georgia, through the battlefields of our horrible Civil War, and to this mountain valley he made his home. The story of Drury Bailey is not a product of history's romantic notions but an accounting of a real life home town hero. That a town would be built here, there is no doubt. But without Drury Bailey and his vision, we might now live in a far different place...a place untouched by his inspiration, honesty and friendship. Please join us and celebrate the life of Drury Bailey at 7:00pm, at the Museum. As an added bonus, fiddle girl, Celia Lawley, wilt perform the song she wrote about Drury. After the dedication ceremony we will walk next door to the Witch Creek School building for refreshments and to mingle in the history that is Julian. Wine (ok... coffee), women and song.., for freel what more could you ask for a Wednesday autumn's evening?