AMWAY PRODUCTS (including ARTISTRY cosmetics and NUTRILITE vitamins). Call Sandra at 800-477-7273, 24 hours.

TOO BUSY FOR HOUSEWORK? Let me do it for you. Call Mary at 586-1458.

POOL OR SPA ORIENTATION for new home owners. Comprehensive details of proper care and operation of equipment, valves, filter, etc. Miramar Pool and Spa Care, 578-1133.

STENCILED WALL – by Country Heart Stenciling. Traditional, contemporary, and southwestern designs. Free estimates. Kristi Griffin at 760-789-1711.

PROFESSIONAL HOUSE PAINTING, 29 years exper. Inter./Exter. Satisfaction guaranteed. Lic. #469924. Frank Gorin at 486-0395.

CLOTHING ALTERATIONS in Scripps Ranch. Fast service, reasonable rates, 20 yrs. experience. Call Sally at 549-0182.

HOUSECLEANING – Honest, reliable, reasonable. Call 619-334-5072 (h) 619-647-7538 (cell).

THE SCRIPPS RANCH HNDYMNN – One call does it all! 35 yrs. exp.! Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, rescreening, and new int. & ext. doors & windows. Garage door repairs and openers, ceiling fans, and other home repairs. Call Jim at 549-4113.

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

WOOD FENCES – Next day pricing. Call Bill at 549-2620. Lic. #743211.

MASONRY. Brick, block, stone, tile, stucco. Retaining walls, block fences, planters, sidewalk and patio paving. BBQ’s, mailboxes. Quality! Free estimates. Dave Beltz Masonry Repairs at 619-447-0449. Lic. #663576.

LICENSED HOME DAYCARE – Full/pt-time opening for infant/toddler. Near Vons. 21 yrs. exp. Nutrition program, CPR. Call Lynn at 566-8318.

WINDOW WASHING – Windows cleaned, inside and out, includes sliding doors, screens, tracks, etc. SR resident 20 yrs. Call for estimate. Ed at 695-2215.

LICENSED LANDSCAPER – New landscaping or re-landscaping. Sprinkler installation & repair. Free estimate. Call 549-6858.

CLOTHING ALTERATIONS. Valances, curtains, pillows, tablecoths, chair cushions, bedskirts, and shams, etc. 292-9605.

HANDYMAN HOME REPAIRS – Fence, wrought iron/wood, screens, faucets, toilets, replacement of electrical fixtures. Frank 271-0807.

HOME SITTING SERVICES provide a companion service for your pets while you travel. Active seniors live in to care for home and pets. Call 576-4417 now for brochure.

HANDYMAN STUCCO REPAIRS – New ceramic tile, brick borders, flagstone, masonry work, general. Frank at 271-0807.

TUTORING – Algebra, chemistry, geometry, physics, trig. Tony at 635-8904.

AVON, BUY OR SELL. New to the area or just need Avon? 30% off of your first order. Scripps Ranch resident. Call Eileen at 566-3056.

HANDYMAN SERVICES – Home or business. General repairs and maintenance, Painting, light electrical, garage springs, water heater straps, irrigation repairs, more. Also, garage floor epoxy coatings. Scripps resident. Experienced, reliable, reasonable. Dan at 578-8006.

CONCRETE SLABS & SIDEWALKS – Driveways, walls, brick ribbons, patio covers, fences, landscape, drains. Call Bill at 549-2620. B-1 Lic. #743211.

KARATE, TAI CHI, KICKBOXING Parker Linekin’s Academy of the Martial Arts. Community-involved SR resident. Call 621-9067 or see

ELECTRICIAN: Lic . #670767. In Scripps. 24 yrs. exp. IBEW trained! Vince, 549-0959.

MUSIC INSTRUCTION IN YOUR HOME. Piano, keyboard, clarinet, flute, saxophone, violin, trumpet, drums, voice. Juilliard & Manhattan School of Music. SR resident, Neil at 689-2160.

BOWL OF CHERRIES ART! Artist available for murals, decorative home accents, faux finishes, paintings. If you have an idea, I’ll bring it to life! Call Helen at 720-1816.

DJ “T” DANCE MUSIC for any occasion. Big bands through the present. The right music presented at the right price. 689-2160.

HANDYMAN PAINTING – Inside/out, patios, drywall repairs, texturing, termite repairs. Frank at 271-0807.

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR CHILDREN if something happens to you? Experienced Scripps Ranch Attorney offering peace of mind through the expert preparation of wills, trusts, and durable powers of attorney. For a free consultation or more information, call DenHerder & Associates at 271-6244.

SPRINKLER REPAIR & INSTALLATION. Free estimate. Call 549-6858.

MATH TUTOR – College instructor/Engr. Tutor remedial math through calculus. Call Sy 578-2725.

I HAUL IT ALL – Fast, affordable garage and yard clean-up. Dan at 974-6177.

BIG BEAR LAKE HOUSE – Weekly/weekend rental. Moonridge area, 2 BR, 2 BA newly redecorated. TV, VCR, CD. 271-9741.

FUNDRAISERS – Does your group or organization need extra money? Any size fundraiser. No cost. Call 566-8666.

LET YOUR ACCOUNTING PROGRAM PAY YOU – Setup, training, and support for your business or personal finances on Quicken, Quickbooks, Quickbooks Pro, & Peachtree. Accountkeepers of San Diego 566-1501.

PET SITTING – Trust Kim Kare in your home when you can’t be there. Licensed, bonded, insured, and a certified member of NAPPS. Please call 538-9353 for your free consultation.

ANTHONY’S HANDYMAN SERVICE – Carpentry, plumbing, and electrical. 27 yrs. exp. References in Scripps area. 695-1853.

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT GROUP. Personal growth, mind/body/spirit. 689-2211.

VIDEO EDITING? DVD AUTHORING? Photo montage? Need help? New & existing PC & MAC systems. 20 yrs. exp. Free consultation. Call Dean 271-6227.

MISTER ELECTRIC, the electrical service professional. Security lights, ceiling fans, switches, outlets, troubleshooting. All your electrical needs. Lifetime warranty on labor. Lic# 794379. Call 530-2617 or cell 603-8809.

HOUSECLEANING – References. Lupe at 292-8517.

HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS – Beginner to advanced, horses & ponies for sale or lease. Top trainer specializes in goal-oriented students. Call Alex at 578-7710.

MASTER MIND GROUP. Set goals and be the best you can be. 689-2211.

LANDSCAPES 2000 MAINTENANCE – Tried the rest? Reliable & professional. 566-3204.

GET CANNED! Recessed ceiling lighting updates & beautifies kitchens, family rooms & more. Lic #670767. Scripps Electrical Contr. 24 yrs. Free est. for all your electrical needs. Vince, 549-0959.

BRET’S GARDENING – Maintenance and gardening projects. Scripps Ranch local. Free Estimates. Bret Livesay 271-6794 or [email protected]

JAPANESE CLASS – All levels. Adults and children. Experienced teacher with M.A. in Linguistics. 547-0033/

PHOTOS in Creative Memories albums, supplies, Shop-scrapbook anytime; bus.opp. Fe’ 271-0766.

TUTOR – Physics, Jr. & High School Math. Call 487-1312.

HOUSECLEANING – Call Quality Home Detail for a friendly team to give your home a thorough cleaning. Carpet cleaning, tile cleaning, and sealing also available. Bonded and licensed. Excellent references. 619-899-3492.

TV & BIG SCREEN TV REPAIR – JB Tech offers the only repair service with a one-year parts and labor warranty. Free diagnosis and estimate with in-home or in-shop service. Your easy, no risk solution is JB Tech. “Let’s get it fixed!” 11253 Timbergate Circle, San Diego 92128. Call John at 485-1177

SPANISH TUTORING and translations. Call Alejandra at 695-0844.

COMPUTER HELP – MCSE specializing in Windows NT & small home/office network setup. 7+ yrs experience. Please call 335-6804, or email [email protected]

CARVED BIRCH DINING TABLE. Elegant, formal, 2 leaves, 6 chairs $5,000 new, $1800; beige leather sofa $200 OBO; étagère 3 shelves with lighting $100; child’s white dresser w/ cabinet and detachable changing table $170. 577-0308.

HONEY BEAR DAYCARE – Lic. & CPR. Ages 2 and up. Laura Lambeth at 271-6561.

SPRINKLER REPAIR, YARD CLEAN-UP, New Lawn … Lic. #768721. Call Khanh at 578-6352.

TUTOR-MENTOR. Certified teacher available for math, chem. & physics. Start early and guarantee your success in passing algebra. Call Bill at 578-3037 for free evaluation.

A-1 CARE – If you need care for a loved one or senior in need, you can call Kevia Taylor at 566-3996. I am a licensed CNA, CHA and a Caregiver with 8 yrs. experience.

GARDENING & LANDSCAPING. Tree trimming, sod lawn, sprinkler installation, hauling. Free est. Ruperto Vazques at 573-6950.

AMERICAN HERITAGE PROPERTIES INC. (AHP) Providing professional, comprehensive and hassle-free management of your rental property since 1981. Open 7 days a week; for a property preview and rental income analysis at no obligation, call 695-0980 or see

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

HANDYMAN – Experienced electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, mechanical fans. Repair or replace windows, screens, sprinklers. David at 578-0032.

HERBALIFE PRODUCTS: Weight loss, nutrition, body & skin care. 23 years in market.100% Dr. recommended. 800-690-6826.

LOOKING FOR TROUBLE – odds & ends – Big or little projects. Fans, extra outlets/switches. 24 yrs. exp. = faster & less expensive trouble-shooting. Vince, Lic. #670767. Electrical Contractor in Scripps for all your power & lighting needs. 549-0959.

TENNIS INSTRUCTOR – Experienced teaching all level youth & adult. Group $12/hr., Private $40/hr. Dave Outback at 549-0439. ([email protected]).

PUT YOUR COMPUTER TO WORK. Work 5 hrs. a week and make $1200 & up/mo. Call for free details. 888-862-1259.

LIVING TRUST ESTATE PLANS – Complete Living Trusts with Wills, Durable POAs & more from $595. Free Consultation at my Scripps Ranch office or in your home. Scripps Ranch resident and attorney for 16 years. Call Jeff C. Swartzlander, Attorney at Law, at 619-260-3060.

CHILD CARE WITH A CULTURAL FLAIR. Au Pair in America: an exchange program. A girl from another country lives with you & helps take care of your children. Call Paulette @ 549-9038 or go to

MASSAGE – EARLYBIRD SPECIAL in Feb. Massages scheduled 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 50% discount (only available for new clients that are SR residents). Call for more details. Gift cert. available for Valentine’s Day. Licensed, insured, 17 yrs. exp. Call today, 549-7727. Do something good for your body & mind.

HOUSE FOR RENT – Available March 1. 3 BR & Den, 2 1/2 BA, AC & Alarm, deck. Great location across from park, school & Swim & Rac Club. Memb. & gardener included. No smoking or pets. $2500/mo. 566-5882.

MAXWELL’S LAWN & GARDEN CARE. Serving Scripps Ranch for 15 years. Weekly & biweekly rates. Call 619-562-8294.

INCOME TAXES – CPA specializing in individual, partnership, corporate taxes and small business accounting. Over 10 years experience. Call Teresa Meserve at 586-1494.

HOME SWEET HOME – Housecleaning and pet sitting. Honest, dependable, references, licensed and insured. Diana, 484-8607.

NANNY AVAILABLE. M-F, FT. Live out. Experience w/ all ages. Prefer infant/toddler. CPR/First Aid. Grad. Humboldt State Teacher Prep. Program. Scripps Ranch references. $10-$12/hr. Karen, 549-0439.

TUTOR – Teaching credential K-8, multiple subjects, supplemental cred. for math & history. Experience with K-12. Free Assessment. $40/hr. Dave Outback at 549-0439. ([email protected]).

SAVE YOUR WOOD SHAKE ROOF! Fire-retardant specialists. Wash – repair – treat: Don’t re-roof! 5 yr. guarantee. Lic #791461. 800-410-8410. 15 yrs. in area.

QUEEN BED, BOX & MATTRESS. Can deliver locally. 693-1073.

PT CHILD CARE NEEDED on most Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-4:30ish, for 3-yr-old girl, 7-month boy, as well as 5-yr-old boy after preschool. Our SR home or yours. Professional/personal references, CPR, & previous experience with young children required. Please call 485-3693, leave msg.

PRIVATE TUTOR: All ages/subjects, including algebra, geometry and SAT prep. Call Bob at 485-6083. Excellent local references.

CHILDCARE AFTER SCHOOL. Can pick up at Jerabek. Call Dana at 693-3003.

1992 MAZDA PROTÉGÉ DX, black, Auto, PS, A/C, AM/FM cassette, 126k, well-maintained. $2800 OBO. Priced to sell! Call 549-2636.

PRIVATE TUTOR – All ages, all math subjects and basic French. Call Yvette, 578-7443. Excellent results and references.

MY WORK IS IN 100’s of Scripps Ranch Homes. 14 yrs. on the Ranch & 24 in the profession. Electrical Contr. #670767. Free est. for all your Electrical needs. Inside, outside, Residential, commercial. Reasonable rates. Vince at 549-0959.

OAK BABY CRIB, honey finish, converts into day bed. Like new. Mattress included. $120. Matching changing table w/pad, $20. Other accessories, $5 and up. 530-1915.

HANDYMAN – Electrical, plumbing, mechanical and fence repair. SR only. John at 566-3661.

JAPANESE CHINS. Beautiful AKC puppies born at Thanksgiving. Black and white or red and white. $800. Call Chris or Tracy at 566-4698.

QUALITY INFLATABLE BOUNCE JUMP entertainment! For a fun, fantastic party your child will love. New clean unit, safety ramp, fully insured, locally based in Scripps. Contact Jump For Jack at 354-3930.

ASSET CARPETS wishes everyone a happy, healthy New Year! Come visit our showroom. We use deluxe spillguard 7-8 lb. pad included with our quality installations. Our showroom features: hardwood, glueless laminates, ceramic tiles, natural stone, sheet vinyl and window coverings. We do repairs and restretches. Open Tues-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 566-6492 at 9335 Mira Mesa Blvd.

PATIO COVERS by Bob Wilson Construction. Cabinets, redwood/trex decks, lic, refs, photos, custom designs, 27 yrs. exp. 272-2116. [email protected]


MARSHALL MIDDLE SCHOOL. Urgently looking for a carpool from Marshall home; will pay. We live right behind St Gregory’s church, about two minutes away. If interested, please call 332-6496 or 845-3078. [03/02]

NAVAL BASE CORONADO. Two rides available from Mira Mesa & I-15 Park and Ride to Naval Base Coronado 6:30 am-3 pm, M-F. Call Bijan 549-8484 or 619-545-9864. [03/02]


My Friend, Jan Soldau

A knock on the door. A smile of friendship. Come with me to bunco on Wednesday; I’ll pick you up at 7:00 pm. That’s how it started–my friendship with my next-door neighbor Jan Soldau. She knew everyone and loved helping people. Jan passed away in November, almost 6 months after her husband John.

Jan grew up in North Park, lived in University City, then moved to Scripps Ranch. As a teenager, she babysat for the Meanley children. (The Meanley house was torn down to build the Scripps Ranch Library). Jan and John bought their house in Lakepoint so they could enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains and their koi pond. John and their cocker spaniel Molly were well-known walkers in and around Lakepoint.

Jan was involved in many civic organizations in San Diego, such as the Children’s Home Society, the Humane Society, and the Koi Club. She was in the Rancho Santa Fe Business Women’s Group and many organizations in Scripps Ranch, including the Women’s Club, Welcome Club, and Friends of the Library. She was also in Lakepoint’s bunco and gourmet dining group.

Jan rests forever next to her husband of almost 45 years in Fort Rosecrans cemetery in Point Loma. Whenever I drive by the cemetery, I’ll think of them. Whenever I look next door, I’ll think of them. Whenever I play bunco in Lakepoint, I’ll think of Jan and the time she invited me to join her. I’ll think of her smile of friendship.