Classified ads cost $4 per line at 40 characters per line. Carpool ads and lost and found ads are free. First 15 lines of an obituary are free; additional lines are $3 each. Deadline for all ads is the 10th of the month. Mail check and ad to Ad Manager Melissa Allman, 10845 Loire Avenue, San Diego, CA 92131. All phone numbers listed are 858 area codes unless otherwise listed. No special typesetting can be done. SRCA is not responsible for advertisers or their claims. As a community
Newsletter, we reserve the right to refuse any ad. Readers: if construction or handyman-related ads do not list license information, assume there is no license.

We recommend you check the status of contractors’ licenses at [].

For Sale or Rent

FOR SALE—Thomasville formal dining room set, eight chairs and china cabinet. Renaissance Collection, $2,250. 2 Drexel Heritage sofas, $250 ea. Hooker entertainment center, $250. Large glass coffee table, $100. Excellent condition, must see. Call Tina at 619-916-1950.

FOR SALE—Apple iPad mini 32GB-Wi-Fi (white). Price: $395. Brand new in sealed package. Won at raffle, do not need. 232-6325.

ROOM FOR RENT—Friend or relative visiting and not enough space? Private entrance, fully furnished room and bath—similar to a hotel room—available in my SR home. Small refrigerator and microwave, wireless internet, and cable TV. Weekly and monthly rates. 761-1180.

Home Services

I HAUL IT ALL—Fast, affordable garage and yard cleanup. Dan at 974-6177.

SCRIPPS RANCH NOTARY—$5 per signature. 693-0999.

BEST DEAL PLUMBING/HEATING/AIR—Scripps Ranch resident. Lic. #770827. A/C and heating repairs, new systems installed. Tom and Paula Conlon at 578-7808.

DRIP, SPRINKLER IRRIGATION SERVICES—Troubleshoot, repair, install. Reasonable, professional, bonded. License #768721. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call any time. Khanh at 204-5726.

REMODELING—Kitchens, bathrooms, additions, 2nd stories, decks, patio covers, windows, fire and flood restoration, new construction. Konstrukt Design and Remodel. Lic. #833211. Since 1973. 453-6555. [].

WALLCOVERING—Enhance the beauty and value of your home! Removal, prep, and installation. Precise, superior workmanship by wallcovering contractor. SR refs. Discounts on material available. Free estimates. Lic. #644396. Mr. Elisha Blatt at 619-582-4449.

TOO BUSY FOR HOUSEWORK? Let me do it for you. Call Mary at 586-1458, cell 619-888-7321.

WINDOW CLEANING—Professional window cleaner of 14 years dedicated to serving Scripps Ranch. Windows cleaned inside/out, including tracks wiped and screens washed. Over 700 Scripps Ranch homes serviced. Licensed and insured. Free onsite estimates! Call or text David J. Ray today at 619-708-3740.

QUALITY EXTERIOR CARPENTRY—Decks, fences, patio covers, termite repair. Lic. #365241. Call Bob at 619-275-1493. Visit our website at [].

PAINTING—[]. Interior/exterior. Call 760-580-9011.

UK CARPET CLEANING—Scripps Ranch resident. 10-step deep-cleaning process. IICRC Certified Master Carpet Cleaner. Expert carpet repairs. License #532972. Owner operated. Free estimates. 530-2367.

IF YOU’RE THINKING OF TILING—If you can dream it, I can do it; floors, showers, etc. 24 yrs. experience. Lic. #707150. Bill at 735-7894.

BEST DEAL PLUMBING, HEATING, AIR—Scripps Ranch resident. Lic. #770827. High water pressure is a problem in Scripps Ranch. Free pressure check. It’s better to check now than to flood later. Tom and Paula Conlon at 578-7808.

LANDSCAPING—Scripps Ranch resident, T & M Services. Lic. #840696. Sprinklers, drainage, sod, fences, patio covers, troubleshooting, decks, and more. Call for a free estimate. Michael Stephen at 586-1557.

QUALITY PAINTING—High quality painting at affordable prices. Inside, outside. Free est. We’re dependable and honest. Local references available. Lic. #740760. Call Terry at 571-7701.

SCREENS ON WHEELS—New frame and screen or re-screen. Windows, doors, patios, etc. Call David at 271-7579.

TM-LANDSCAPING—Everything your lawn and garden needs. 10 years SR experience. For a free estimate, call Tom at 220-5542 and visit the website [].

HOME DECOR DESIGN AND SEWING—Cathy Flanders at 619-890-3608. Professional quality, window treatments, cushions, pillows, bedding, and much more.

EXPERT TREE SERVICE—Let us trim your trees properly for beauty and safety. We also do removals. Fully insured. License #766288. Call Dean Johnson at 536-3136. Local references.

HOUSECLEANING—Call Quality Home Detail for a friendly team to give your home a thorough cleaning. Excellent references. Bonded, licensed, and insured. 760-613-8987.

THE MESS MEDIC, PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER—No reason to feel embarrassed any longer. I’ll rid you of the mess and organize the rest! 278-7217.

CUSTOM FINISH CARPENTRY—Entry, patio, interior doors, and window replacement specialists. Mantels, handrails, mouldings, base, crown, etc. Closet organizers, cabinetry, drywall texturing. Reliable, references. 30 years experience. Lic. #657086. Call John at 619-208-6131.

BEST DEAL PLUMBING, HEATING AND AIR, INC.—Lic. #770827. Free water heater checkup for S.R. residents. We can tell you the size, age, and condition of your heater. Tom and Paula Conlon at 578-7808.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE—Reasonable, honest. No job too small. Free estimates. Call Xuan Nguyen at 549-1363.

HANDYMAN-PLUMBER—Will help you save water. Replace your toilets, showerheads, and faucets. Also test your water regulator and can repair or replace. Can help with other handyman chores! Just call Oscar at 444-5809.

HOUSECLEANING—Please call Dulce at 360-813-4646, or Julia at 832-260-6956.

CHOOSING PAINT COLORS FOR YOUR HOME? Save money, time, and frustration! I provide your customized palette of exact paint colors. I recommend materials, fabric, art, and decor too. Certified Color Consultant. MaryClaire at 695-8463 or [[email protected]].

LET ME KNOCK YOUR LIGHTS OUT and other electrical needs! Living/working in SR since ‘87. Vince (L#670767), 549-0959 or 619-933-2894.

CUSTOM SHUTTERS AND WINDOW TREATMENTS by Budget Blinds. Free estimate. [] or call 271-6252. Scripps Ranch resident. Lic. #913327, BBB member.

LOCKSMITH—Discount deadbolts and keying, door viewers, patio door locks, simulated alarms. Lic. #LCO 4353. Cliff Henderson at 619-840-3327.

HANDYMAN—20 years experience. Honest, trustworthy. Light electrical, plumbing, etc. No job too small. $45/hour. Call for estimates. 231-4587.

TILE AND GENERAL CONTRACTING SERVICES—Travertine, slate, Saltillo pavers, granite countertops, ceramic, wood and laminate flooring, fireplace, BBQ tops. Bath remodel, shower and tub combo, tub enclosures, slab repair, demolition, and repairs. Complete handyman services for all your needs. For estimates, call Alberto Obregon at 619-253-4940 or 215-0908. Fully insured. Contractor’s license #636687. Email: [[email protected]].

HOUSECLEANING—Good job, good references. Call Doris at 619-358-5493.

SCREENS—Re-screened or replaced. Windows, doors, patios. Fast affordable service. Sunshine Screens, 248-6500.

HANDYMAN/PAINTER—Skilled at all home repairs. Big or small. Drywall, tile, electrical, plumbing, interior/exterior paint, fence repair, and staining. S.R. house repairs over 15 years. Just call Jeff at 619-251-3835.

COMPLETE HOUSECLEANING—Free estimates, good prices, references available. Call Silvia Brito at 619-655-9682.

SCRIPPS RANCH RESTORATION AND REMODELING—SR resident, Old Pro, Lic. #571727. Drywall and stucco repairs, large and small, new hand textures. Full bathroom and kitchen remodeling. All types of finish trim, crown, base, and doors. Wood patio structures, hardscaping, patio, walkways, new driveways. Installing of new windows, entry doors. Exterior siding and stucco. Custom BBQ with granite countertops. Call for all your interior and exterior needs. 25 years of happy homeowners. Call a Pro. Tim Forrey at 527-2321, email [[email protected]], and visit [].

MY RATES WON’T PUT YOU INTO SHOCK! 30 yrs. experience will control cost! I quickly troubleshoot and I’m fast on the new stuff too! Lic. #670767. Vince at 549-0959 or 619-933-2894.

WATER HEATERS! 40 gal., $799; 50 gal., $899. Includes water heater, installation, and haul away. See my water heaters at []. Toilets, disposals, sinks, faucets, filtration. Call Robert anytime! 760-845-0907 or email [[email protected]]. Express Water Heaters and Plumbing Company since 1991. License C36 #739998. Bonded and insured.

WANT HELP SPRING CLEANING? Organizing specialist and lifestyle coach Diane Halfman clears clutter and brings order to closets, garages, and offices. Call 619-921-3272.

POOL SERVICE–$89. Expert repairs too! Licensed and Scripps Ranch residents for 15 years. 566-6939.

ELECTRICIAN—Cheap prices, easy to work with, very flexible. Electrical, phone, TV, surround sound indoor and outdoor. Small projects and troubleshooting to full remodels. Let us save you money and give you great ideas. Don’t hire anyone else until we give you a price. Let us inspect your aluminum wiring and main panel. Long-time resident of Scripps Ranch. Call Chris at 344-2945. Lic. #C10-823102.

GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING—Design/build. SR resident. Total remodels and additions including kitchens and baths. Also do all types of drywall repairs. 25 years experience. Great references. Lic. #680690. J. Brown Construction. Jeff at 780-6458.

WINDOW CLEANING—Horizon Professional. Residential and commercial. Licensed and insured. BBB accredited. Great rates! Call 248-1870 or visit [].

BATTAGLIA LANDSCAPE—Great prices— quality work. Flagstone, brickwork, patio covers/decks, concrete, fencing. Scripps resident since 1987. Call now! Free estimates. References. Cell #: 619-316-4411 or [[email protected]].

HOUSECLEANING—Call Elizabeth at 829-7032.

ECONOMICAL SPRINKER REPAIRS—Valves, timers, etc. 619-755-4981.

NO TIME FOR HOUSEWORK? Call Darline’s Housecleaning Service. Affordable, reliable, references. 207-8326 (c) or 240-6816 (h).

HOME IMPROVEMENT SERVICES—Small projects/kitchen and bath remodels/electrical. 28 years experience with license (#484989) and full liability. Excellent reputation with references. Call Peter Howard at 619-250-0292.

E.G. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION—Have designed and constructed over 750 homes in Scripps Ranch. Hardscape: concrete, pavers, flagstone, tile, custom walls. Softscape: irrigation, drainage, sod, artificial turf, plant selection. Specializing in new construction and upgrading existing landscape. Fully insured. Lic. #536566. References, free estimates. Call Ed at 760-738-3906.

PAINTING, BENJAMIN GREENE’S—Power wash. In/Exterior. Quality work, reasonably priced, references, clean lines, dependable, 23 years of exp. Lic. #751989. Ph: 619-261-4667 or 279-6800.

EMERGENCY DRYWALL REPAIR! Reasonable rates, professional service with a smile. Describe the damage to “L.C.” at 909-346-4009.

ELECTRICIAN—Resident of Scripps Ranch provides electrical repair and upgrades at residential and commercial levels. Licensed and insured. Lots of references. For free estimate, call Energy Electric. Chris at 344-2945. Lic. #C10-823102.

ECONOMICAL YARD CLEAN-UP—Removal of fire hazards. 619-755-4981.

LANDSCAPES 2000—Landscape maint. Professional 25 yrs. exp. Can encompass entire needs of your yard. English speaker. C27 966981/229-0236.

HAUL FOR YOU! Reliable students with truck will do loading and hauling: furniture, plants/dirt/mulch, Home Depot, Goodwill, SD landfill, etc. Call Michael at 774-7471, or Dustin at 945-4698.

ELECTRICIAN: HOME OR BUSINESS—Indoor/outdoor, 30+ years exp. #670767. Service calls, fixture replacement, upgrades, fans, extra lights and power for home and garage. Small jobs ok! Vince in SR. 549-0959 or 619-933-2894.

THE OWNER OF MISTER ELECTRIC offers a free of charge parking lot light improvement to the community of Scripps Townhomes in the value of $1,200. 530-2617.

HOUSE OR APARTMENT CLEANING—Please call Maria: 619-302-6214. Good SR references.

HOUSECLEANING—SR references. Please call Corina at 619-206-7409.

FOR PLUMBING SERVICES YOU CAN TRUST—Deplachett Plumbing. Satisfaction is guaranteed. More than 30 years of plumbing projects. Reliable service, experience, and cost. More than 300 customers in Scripps Ranch. Call Bob at 619-507-8203.

DEPLACHETT PLUMBING AND BATH INTERIORS—Plumbing repairs, tile, bath remodels, floors, kitchen backsplashes, restorations, handyman services, small jobs ok. Call Bob at 619-507-8203.

AM PM CLEANING SERVICES, INC.—20 years experience. Environmentally friendly cleaning products. 619-263-3865.

ELECTRICIAN FOR YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS—Let us improve or repair anything electrical you need done! New lighting, plugs, switches, fans, and troubleshooting. I’m CA licensed #852116, Journeyman Certified and have 17 yrs. experience. Lifetime guarantee on all workmanship and free estimates! 7 years working in Scripps Ranch. Save money, get quality. Call John at 692-8403 or check out [].

SOLAR POWER—Stop high electric bills. Save $ with a solar system and solar loan. SR resident and solar power consultant for New Day Solar, Lic. # 812958. President in solar since ‘97! Call Wende at 863-3781. Free site eval. and neighborly advice.

MARTINEZ LANDSCAPING—Affordable lawn care, all phases. Renovations, custom concrete. 760-212-2365, 760-739-7632. Lic. #741242. Ask for Gil.

COAST II COAST CARPET CLEANING—Scripps Ranch resident. We have been in business since 1996, and we specialize in carpet, tile, and upholstery cleaning. Free estimates. 386-3585. Visit [].

HANDYMAN—Fix your drips, screens, fences. Clean dryer vents. Install appliances, toilets. No job too small. 30 years experience. $30/hour. SR references. Steve, (c) 619-846-2632.

General Services

SCRIPPS RANCH NOTARY—$5 per signature. 693-0999.

GOING AWAY? Est. 1983, Pet-Tenders specializes in loving, reliable pet care in your home. Ins. MC/Visa. []. 619-298-3033.—First 10 people this month to text “free” will receive a 1/2-hour free massage and consultation. Must be 18+, unless accompanied by an adult. 232-8456.

CLOTHING ALTERATION—In Scripps Ranch. Fast service, reasonable rates, 20 yrs. experience. Call Sally at 549-0182.

COMPUTER ONSITE SERVICE—Home and business networking, wireless, virus removal, upgrades, and instruction. Ecommerce Solutions at 391-2742. [].


PET SITTING—We offer home visits to care for your pets, dog walking, overnight stays, and house sitting. Very trustworthy, reliable, and respectful of your home. Reasonable prices. References. Call Monica at 775-3095.

COMPUTER SERVICES—SR resident offering upgrade/repairs for P/Cs, Windows/Mac support, install/repair for home and business networks. MCSE (Microsoft) certified. Call Greg at 578-6182.

TRUSTS, WILLS, ADVANCE HEALTH CARE Directives, and Powers of Attorney. Saturday and eve. appointments available in your home. Contact Scripps Ranch attorney Carol Young at 547-0965.

HUMAN RESOURCES—Resume creation or revision, interview skills training, and career coaching. HR function development for small to mid-sized companies. [[email protected]], 578-9831, [].

COMPUTER PROBLEMS—I can help. My place, $25/hr. Your place, $50/hr. Pickup and deliver, $25 additional. SR resident, A+ certified, 18 years experience, 653-6767, Donnie.

AIRPORT RIDE—From SR, $50. 695-0844.

PET SITTING—At Mrs. Loreta’s home. They get walked, fed, played with. $10 a day. So much attention, guaranteed not to miss you while you’re gone. Call 619-300-7970. 30 pounds max.

LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING—What would long-term care costs do to your family and retirement portfolio? As a Certified Long-Term Care professional, my experience and expertise can help you create a plan to protect you and those you have promised to take care of. Call Elizabeth Blane for a complimentary assessment of your individual needs and situation. Call 240-7730 or 353-1523 or email [[email protected]]. CA license #0G62871.

LOVE TO TRAVEL but hate to drive to the airports, train stations, or cruise terminals? Private transportation available in San Diego and between Los Angeles and San Diego. 603-9836.

HEALTHY DELICIOUS MEALS MADE BY YOU! Let me show you how with simple meal planning, efficient food prep, and easy culinary skills. You will save money, time, and stress. Enjoy cooking for yourself as well as entertaining with ease. Also offering customized instruction for kids. Give your child the gift of healthy food alternatives and lifetime culinary skills. For additional information, please call or email Angie at 382-4503 or [[email protected]].

HAIR DESIGNER: NEED A CHANGE? Maybe a new haircut, a new hair color, or some highlights? I will give you individual attention. Together we can work as a team to handle your hair care concerns. I can teach you to style your hair, and help you in selecting the best products for your hair type. I am located by the new “Trader Joe’s” in the Scripps Ranch Plaza shopping center (inside Hair Dynamics). Contact Kathie at 549-9334. Note: please refer to the top of page 77 for the area code. Color specialist. New clients, mention this ad for $10 off any service.

RIDES FOR SENIORS—No way 2 get where u need to go? Call Mrs. Loreta for a price u can afford. I’ll get u where u need 2 go. 619-300-7970.

Tutors and Instruction

MATH TUTOR—Engineer, college prof. Pre-algebra thru calculus. Also Math ACT, SAT 1, SAT 2. experienced, references. Call Sy at 578-2725.

GOT MATH? Expert tutoring. Math and most other subjects. Master’s degrees or teaching credentials, references. []. Bruce McClure at 663-8992.

MATH TUTOR—Pre-algebra thru pre-calculus. Credentialed and experienced. Bob at 603-2716.

TUTORING—Certified, experienced teacher (K–12; college) with M.Ed. Over 25 years successful combined teaching in the classroom and tutoring. Specializing in reading comprehension, writing strategies, building vocabulary, mathematics (elem. to Alg II), geometry, calculus (all ages), science (biology, physics, chemistry), test preparation, SAT and ACT preparation. Cindi Breton; call or text 254-1454. Email: [[email protected]], []. References available.

YOGA BY HELENA—Gentle yoga. Group and private classes. For schedule of classes, see website at [] or call 361-1910.

SACRED WOMAN YOGA—Join us for our weekly all levels Saturday group lesson in SR. Private lessons and gift cert. available. 366-4589 or [[email protected]].

VIOLIN LESSONS—Professional violinist, experienced teacher. Free intro lesson. SR home studio. Call Victoria Eicher at 442-0237.

INDIVIDUALIZED TUTORING—Special Ed., certified, experienced teachers (K–12; college level). Over 25 years of successful tutoring in Scripps Ranch. Specializing in reading comprehension, writing skills and strategies, all levels of math, algebra, geometry, calculus and statistics, chemistry, test preparation: SAT, ACT. Debbie Lustigson at 232-8011 or [[email protected]].

MATH TUTOR—CA credentialed, experienced math teacher! Reasonable rates for quality one-on-one time with a teacher. Pre-alg. thru pre-cal., college alg., PSAT/SAT/ACT prep. References. Call Kathleen at 735-7735.

AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING—Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, AP calcuclus, AP chemistry, org. chem., AP physics, English, and Spanish. Individualized tutoring. Starting from $325/month, 1 hour/day, 5 days/week. Extended sessions available. 2:30–8:30 pm. First visit free. Across from SRHS. 705-3342. [].

SPANISH TUTOR 20 YRS. EXPERIENCE— Private lesson: $25/hr., group: $80/month. 880-9789.

DRUM LESSONS—35-year professional musician and teacher. Will teach at your home. Call Mike at 586-1992 or 774-5561.

JAPANESE/CHINESE/ABACUS/SHODO/ESL —Free trial lesson. Language school in Poway offers private/group lessons. Call 232-0435, email [[email protected]], visit [].

MUSIC INSTRUCTION IN YOUR HOME—Piano, keyboard, clarinet, flute, saxophone, violin, viola, cello, trumpet, trombone. Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music, SR resident. Call Neil at 689-2160.

MAXIMIZE YOUR GRADES AND TEST SCORES—Tutoring and skill building: K–adult. Reading, writing, math (all levels), Spanish, French, biology, chemistry, physics. SAT/ACT prep. Study skills. Private lessons. Experienced and supportive teachers. Approved by California Department of Education for supplemental education services. American Center for Learning. 549-4250. [].

GUITAR LESSONS—Professional player and experienced teacher. 1st lesson free. Call Mark at 248-3335. [].

NEED A TUTOR? Our pre-screened and highly qualified tutors come to your home at your convenience. 1-on-1 tutoring for all subjects, pre-K to adult. 1st hour free! Call 764-4335 or visit [] for more info.

MATH TUTOR—Algebra, geometry, pre-calculus. Experienced teacher. Call Denyse at 586-7058.

Child Care

CHILD AND DOG SITTER—HS sophmore, CPR, resp. w/references. Elise at 722-3431.

BABYSITTING—Reliable SRHS girl. 566-7351.

LICENSED DAY CARE—12 years exp. CPR. Opening for full- or part-time infant and toddlers. Near Dingeman Elem. Call Mehrnaz at 578-2780.

FULL-TIME NANNY AVAILABLE—Over 15 years experience. Very reliable and caring. Looking to work in the Scripps Ranch area for a young family. Please call Ginger at 922-6988. Numerous Scripps Ranch family references available.


DONATE BABY CLOTHING—Gently Hugged, a nonprofit organization, is collecting gently used and new baby clothing from newborn to one-year-old and board books to be distributed to low-income and military families. Collection bin at Baby Vie (near CVS) and the SR library, or visit the website at [].

EXCESS OFFICE SPACE? I can rent one of your empty offices—unfurnished ideal—unobtrusive, no client visits. Need internet access. 18-year Scripps Ranch resident. Call Paul at 619-540-4997.

Lost and Found

LOST—Two-toned yellow and white gold ladies bracelet with round diamonds between links while out walking dog on Thursday, Feb. 28, around 7 pm. It was her 10th wedding anniversary gift from her husband and is sorely missed. It was probably lost on the sidewalk of Blue Cypress Dr., but we did take a long walk around Scripps. Her cell is 619-417-8339. Reward if returned.