San Marcos Council Urges Action on Governor’s May Budget Revision
San Marcos Council
Urges Action on Governor’s May Budget Revision
In a unanimous vote the San Marcos City Council
authorized a letter to be sent to Assemblymember Mark
Wyland and State Senator Bill Morrow urging their
support for Schwarzenegger’s revised budget, together with a plea that a
measure calling for constitutional reform be placed on the November ballot
which, if passed, would provide for protection for local governments.The council urged legislation that would not
deepen budget cuts, nor change the manner in which reductions are allocated
among affected local governments.
Summer Concerts in San Marcos
The City of San Marcos invites you to a Summer Concert
featuring "Savor" a Santana Tribute Band on Saturday, July 10 at
The concert will be held at the new San Elijo Hills Rec Center, 1165 Elfin Forest Rd., San Marcos. Bring low back beach chairs or
blankets for picnic seating.Desserts
and beverages will be available for purchase.
Tickets canbe purchased at the door or in advance
at the San MarcosCommunity Center.Prices are $5 for adults, seniors and students. Children under 10 are
free. For further information call
The City of San Marcos' Theatre West, invites youth from
the ages of 7 to 18 to audition for "Cinderella," a musical
production, on Monday, July 12 from 5- 8 PM at the San Marcos Community Center,
3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos.Candidates are asked to come prepared to sing a one minute sample of a
song, bring a recent photo and $2 for the audition fee.
Performance dates are August 27, 28, 29 & Sept. 3, 4,
5Fridays at ,
Saturdays at & , and Sundays at .
For further information, call (760) 744-9000.
4th of July Celebration
The City of San Marcos is hosting its annual 4th of
July Celebration on July 4th at Bradley Park.Bradley Park is located at the corner of Linda Vista Dr. and Rancho Santa Fe Rd. in San Marcos.The celebration will feature live entertainment, food booths,
concessions booths, and a spectacular fireworks display.
The evening's entertainment will begin at .Entertainment will include live music by the
"Fabulous Woodies," a surfer/oldies band,
as well as local singers and dancers.Prior to the fireworks display, the National
Anthem will be sung by San Marcos student, Shauna Hagan.
In addition to the free entertainment listed above, low
cost entertainment will include carnival games, face painting and glow
necklaces.Food concessions will include
chili dogs, pizza, snow cones, nachos, baked goods, cotton candy, hamburgers,
tacos, and tamales.These reasonably
priced concessions will be sponsored by various local non-profit groups.
The fireworks display is solely sponsored through
community donations. Local business and individuals donate their time and money
to make the display possible.For more
information on the San Marcos Fireworks Committee, call 760-744-9000.
Bluegrass Camp for Kids is Filling
Bluegrass Camp for Kids, a very special and innovative
music camp for children, is quickly filling.This first year camp is Summergrass San
Diego's newest addition to their fun-packed festival. Bluegrass Camp for Kids
will take place during Summergrass San Diego, Southern California's most exciting bluegrass
festival, happening August 20 - 22, 2004, at the AntiqueGas & Steam EngineMuseum in Vista, CA.
Classes are limited in order to give participating kids
the best instruction possible.All kids
from 6 to 16, beginners to advanced, are eligible to attend. Pre-registration
is required and is only $60.This
includes all instructional materials and admission to the entire festival.
Each camp registrant can choose among the following
elective classes: 1) beginning fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass or banjo; 2)
intermediate & advance fiddle, guitar, or bass; 3) twin fiddle, and 4)
For more information on Bluegrass Camp for Kids or Summergrass San Diego, surf to www.summergrass.net, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Betty at (858) 481-2609.
Escondido Chamber to Honor Business, Community Awardees,
Install Officers Tomorrow’s Annual Dinner
Local orthodontist and community leader Dr. Larry Michel
and James Crone & Associates will be honored as “Business Leader of the
Year” and “Business of the Year” respectively at the Escondido Chamber of
Commerce’s 94th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner tomorrow evening at Orfila Vineyards.
Michel, who heads Hidden Valley Orthodontics, is being
acknowledged for the time, talent, and resources he’s given to several
community and philanthropic causes over the past 22 years.Crone’s most recent project, the 16-screen
Signature Theaters complex on Escondido Boulevard is a major contribution to the
city’s downtown complex, thereby earning the developer this year’s business
Both the Escondido Firefighters Association and the
Escondido Police Officers Association will share the “Non-profit Organization
of the Year” award for the roles their members play in protecting lives and
properties in the community.
In addition to the awards, the chamber will honor
outgoing Chairman of the Board, Carl Skaja.
During Skaja’s tenure, the
chamber adopted a new logo, finalized architectural plans and launched a
capital campaign for the new building, and launched a new website.
A wine tasting will open the
For more details, call Escondido Chamber Development
Coordinator, Lisa Manthe at 760-745-2125.No reservations will be accepted at the door.
Kiwanis Club of San Marcos 4th of July
Blood Drive and BBQ
The Kiwanis Club of San Marcos will hold its Annual 4th
of July Blood Drive and BBQ on Sunday, July 4th from 11 am - 4 pm in the
parking lot of the Woodland Park Bible Church, 1093 Rock Springs Road in San
Marcos.Last year's blood drive
registered 56 donors and Kiwanians hope to exceed
that goal this year.
This year's San Diego Blood Bank blood drive highlights
Alexis Pellican, an 8 year old Escondido resident who recently received a
bone marrow transplant as part of her treatment for Acute Myelogenous
Leukemia, a potentially fatal disease she's battled since February of 2003.In her fight to stay healthy, Alexis needs
transfusions.Donors can help Alexis and
patients like her by calling the Kiwanis Club of San Marcos call line at 760-471-3201 to
schedule an appointment time from to .Appointments are honored first and walk-ins are welcome as openings are
available.Donors are encouraged to eat
a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood.
All donors will be awarded a limited edition "Summer
2004 San Diego Blood Donor" T-shirt, a complimentary BBQ lunch courtesy of
the Kiwanis Club of San Marcos, a voucher for a complimentary half-day fishing
trip courtesy of Helgren's Oceanside Sportfishing, and a chance to enter to win one of several
pairs of tickets to a Padres Home Game at Petco Park
BBQ tickets are available the day of the event or may be
pre-purchased at Minuteman Press, 273 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, San Marcos or at Ferris Communications, 1295 Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos.Adult tickets are $5 and tickets for children under 10 are $2.The BBQ event will include free game
booths, a jumping house, and entertainment.
right, Past President Steve Wheeler, President-Elect Betty Parker, and Past
President Walt Burton - preparing for the BBQ.
Escondido Republican Women Federated To Meet
Tuesday, June 22nd is the date for the next Escondido Republican Women Federated
meeting, starting at 11:30am, at the Escondido Country Club.
The program is not being announced but a special program is planned.