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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Thursday March 19, 2015


GROSSMONT-CUYAMACA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
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DOCUMENT 00020
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the District, will receive up to, but not later than 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 16, 2015, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

B15.015- CUYAMACA COLLEGE
PARKING LOT/ROADWAY REPAIRS


Scope of Work - Repair of pavement at deteriorated asphalt areas. The roads and parking lots include Parking Lot 2 and the Perimeter Road south and east of Lot 2.

Estimated contract value - $800,280

Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts office of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, Grossmont College, Parking Lot 4, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799 and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.

Each bid must conform and be responsive to the Contract Documents and all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after Thursday, March 12, 2015 at American Reprographics Company Downtown San Diego Location located at 1200 4th Ave. San Diego, CA 92101. Phone 619-232-8440 or www.e-arc.com/ca/sandiego. Copies of bid documents, drawings and specifications will also be available at the ARC website that same day.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk has been scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.. This mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk will take place at the 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92019, Building D - Gymnasium at Cuyamaca College. Representatives of the District, Project Manager, and the campus will be present to answer questions bidders have regarding this Project.

Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk. All bidders in attendance will receive a copy of the pre-bid attendees list by the following day. Only bidders attending the meetings and job walks will receive any addenda issued after that date.

Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.

Though this project will take place at Cuyamaca College, all questions and requests for information must be made in writing by mail, email or fax to the attention of Prince Dumaran, Gafcon Program Manager Trailer, Parking Lot 4A, Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon, CA 92020. Email: ldumaran@gafcon.com; fax number: 619-644-7990. For procedural questions, you may call Kelly Cress at 619-644-7030.

Please Note: One (1) hard copy and one (1) cd format of complete sets of bid documents will be provided at no cost to each bidder and electronic download (except delivery). Any additional sets can be ordered and purchased directly through ARC.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California, and all documents required by Code of Civil Procedure section 995.660, to the extent required by law.

Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract. At the request and expense of the successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of District, with either District or a state or federally chartered bank, as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to the successful bidder. Upon satisfactory completion of the Contract, the securities shall be returned to the successful bidder.

In order to assist the District in meeting its Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises ("DVBE") goal of at least three percent (3%) (as described in Paragraph 28 of 00100), bidders are encouraged (but not required) to seek out and include DVBE subcontractors and suppliers in their bid. The document 00420 Designation of DVBE subcontractors is required to be included with your bid and if no DVBE subcontractors or vendors are intended to be used for this project, then the bidder should simply indicate "None" in the Subcontractor column.

When proceeding with good faith effort all DVBE documentation needs to be provided with bid submission refer to (Exhibit A). The DVBE advertisement period is 14 days prior to the bid opening scheduled for April 16, 2015, which is April 02, 2015.

While not required as part of any participation goals or tracking, the District encourages and welcomes participation in the bidding process by Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), and Small Businesses (SB).

Please complete Exhibit H - Small Business Certification Information - for all applicable entities included in the bid.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.

Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District has implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) for this Project. The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all the requirements of the District's LCP and applicable provisions of the California Labor Code. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the bidder's responsibility to evaluate the cost of complying with the District's LCP. The bidders shall include all costs of compliance with specified requirements in the contract amount.

The successful bidders shall be responsible for complying with the provisions of the District's LCP, including the standard provisions requiring payment of prevailing wages, maintenance and submission of weekly certified payrolls, and hiring of apprenticeship as appropriate. The successful bidders shall be required to attend, and invite subcontractors to attend, a pre-construction meeting at which a representative of the District shall discuss labor law requirements. The successful bidders shall work with the District's staff and consultants to ensure the full compliance with the District's LCP and applicable labor law.

The successful bidders shall be responsible for complying with Labor Code Section 1771.1(a) as follows: A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in this chapter, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. It is not a violation of this section for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded.

The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request by contacting the Labor Compliance division of Gafcon, Inc. at 858-875-0010.

Successful bidder is hereby notified that the contract awarded for this project is subject to monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations' Compliance Monitoring Unit ("CMU"). The project is also subject to the requirements of all applicable provisions of the California Labor Code and the California Code of Regulations, including but not limited to, Chapter 1 of Part 7 of Division 2 of the Labor Code (Section 1720 et seq.); California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 8, Subchapters 3 & 4 (Section 16000 et seq.); and California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 8, Subchapter 4.5 (Section 16450 et seq.).

The successful bidder and each subcontractor of any tier shall be required to pay not less than the general prevailing rates of per-diem wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contract.

Successful bidder and each subcontractor shall keep accurate payroll records in accordance with Labor Code Section 1776, and must furnish certified payroll records to the CMU every thirty (30) days and within ten (10) days of any separate request by the CMU. Payroll records shall be furnished in a format prescribed by Section 16401 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, with use of the current version of "Public Works Payroll Reporting Form (A-1-131)" and "Statement of Employer Payments (DLSE Form PW26)" constituting presumptive compliance with this requirement, provided the forms are filled out accurately and completely. In lieu of paper forms, the CMU may provide for and require the electronic submission of certified payroll reports.

The successful bidder will be required to retain copies of certified payroll records for a minimum of five (5) years from the date of completion and submit them upon request of the District or its authorized agent.

A copy of the per-diem rates of Prevailing Wages shall be posted at the site of the Project by the District. Rates are available at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/pwd/index.htm.

In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.7 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law. A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract. Any public money that is paid, or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the District. The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.

It shall be mandatory upon the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, employment of apprentices, hours of labor, debarment of contractors and subcontractors, and those required under Labor Code Section 1771.1(a).

Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification(s) of contractor's license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract License required for this project:

A - General Engineering Contractor

Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, as determined from the total base bid alone and is deemed responsible by the District.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.

Dated this day of Thursday, March 12, 2015

Greg Barr
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
County of San Diego, California

Publication Dates: Thursday, March 12, 2015, Thursday, March 19, 2015-00128440

GROSSMONT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
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DOCUMENT 00020
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA UNIFORM PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION COST ACCOUNTING ACT (PCC 22000 et seq.)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Governing Board of the Grossmont Union High School District ("District") is inviting qualified and experienced contractors to submit sealed bids for the construction project described below.

Bid No. CN-68 Bid Name: REPLACE MAIN PARKING LOT AT
WEST HILLS H.S.


PLACE FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: Bids must be delivered to the District at the following location: Grossmont Union High School District Bond Trailer, 9600 1/2 Milden Street, La Mesa, CA, 91942

BID DEADLINE: Bids must be delivered to and received by the District at the location specified above as the place for submitting bids not later than the date and time specified below, at which time the District will publicly open and read all bids. Any bid received by the District after the Bid Deadline shall be returned to the bidder unopened. Bids must be received by the District no later than the following Bid Deadline: April 15, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.

OBTAINING OFFICIAL BID DOCUMENTS: Prospective bidders may secure a set of bid documents as of March 19, 2015, for the Project(s) on the District web site: http://www.guhsd.net/departments/business-services/purchasing/construction-bids

SCOPE: Description of Work: Remove and replace approximately 93,000 square feet of asphalt paving to a depth of 3" and miscellaneous concrete curbs and gutters at the main school parking lot per plan. Remove and replace approximately 1,500 square feet of asphalt paving and replace with 6" concrete paving at trash container area. Re-compact existing sub-grade wherever existing pavements are removed. Provide or remove and dispose of existing base material as needed to establish the correct gradients in the sub-grade. New material shall maintain existing surface gradients except to correct any localized inconsistencies. Remove, protect and re-install approximately 60 concrete wheel stops. Re-stripe approximately 140 standard parking spaces and approximately 12 accessible parking spaces on new and existing-to-remain pavements in the same pattern as existing. Paint curbs at fire access per plan. Field engineer and construct a new accessible pathway to replace the existing, non-compliant pathway to the auto shop yard (approximately 60-70 lineal feet). Provide shop drawings of the accessible pathway for review and approval. Maintain a maximum 2% cross slope and a maximum 4.9% slope in the direction of travel at the accessible pathway. Provide a compliant pathway crossing the existing gutter by use of aluminum, securely attached, checker plate cover or other approved means. Provide detectable warning strips as required by code and District Standard at the new pathway. Seal coat all new pavements.

Alternate Scope No. 1: Remove and replace approximately 9800 square feet of asphalt paving to a depth of 3" including one speed bump per plan. Seal coat all new pavements. Provide striping to match existing.

Alternate Scope No. 2: Remove and replace approximately 6600 square feet of asphalt paving to a depth of 3" per plan. Seal coat all new pavements. Provide striping to match existing.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BID: Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form provided by the District and included in the bid documents. Each bid must strictly conform with and be responsive to this Notice Inviting Bids, the Instructions for Bidders, and other Contract Documents. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. Except as provided in Public Contract Code Section 5100 et seq., no bidder may withdraw a bid for a period of ninety (90) calendar days after the opening of the bids.

ADDITIVE AND DEDUCTIVE ALTERNATES: If the District requires that bids include additive or deductive alternates, the Bid Form will describe the specific alternates required. The award of the contract for the Project will be based on the lowest bid (Base Bid only).

DVBE: This bid is subject to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise requirements. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. District is required to have 3% percentage each year. Bidder must provide a DVBE prime or subcontractor at 3% or complete the GFE package.

DIR REGISTRATION AND LABOR COMPLIANCE MONITORING: Except as provided in Labor Code Section 1771.1(a), no Contractor or Subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project submitted on or after March 1, 2015, or perform work on a public works contract awarded on or after April 1, 2015, unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to California Labor Code Section 1725.5. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Contractor and any Subcontractors engaging in work on the Project are required to review and comply with the provisions of the California Labor Code, Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1, beginning with Section 1720, and the regulations of the Department of Industrial Relations implementing those provisions. These statutory and regulatory provisions contain specific requirements concerning, for example, the determination and payment of prevailing wages, retention, inspection and auditing of payroll records, use of apprentices, payment of overtime compensation, and various penalties or fines which may be imposed for violations of the requirements of the chapter. Submission of a bid proposal constitutes the bidder's representation that it has thoroughly reviewed these statutory and regulatory requirements and agrees to bind every Subcontractor performing work on the Project to these requirements to the extent such requirements are applicable to the Subcontractor's work.

REQUIRED BID SECURITY: Each bid must be submitted with security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum bid amount as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into the proposed contract, if awarded to the bidder, and will provide the performance and payment bonds, insurance certificates and other documents described in the Contract Documents. Such security must be in one of the following forms: (1) a cashier's check made payable to the District; (2) a certified check made payable to the District; or (3) a bond made payable to the District in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. Any bond must have been issued by a California-admitted surety as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120

REQUIRED CONTRACTOR LICENSE: The class(es) of California contractor's license(s) required in order to bid on and perform the contract for this Project is:

Bid No. CN-68 Contractor's License Requirement: A or B

MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE VISIT: The District will conduct a pre-bid conferences and site visits on March 27, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site. Attendance is mandatory, and any bidder that does not attend will be disqualified from work on the Project. The pre-bid conference(s) will begin at the Flagpole of West Hills High School, 8756 Mast Blvd., Santee, CA 92071.

DISTRICT STANDARDS: The District has made a finding that certain brand or trade names are necessary in order to maintain conformity among its campuses, compatibility with existing systems, and to streamline maintenance and parts storage. A copy of the resolution is incorporated in the bid documents under Specifications.

PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: The successful bidder will be required to provide both a performance bond and a separate payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the total contract amount. The forms of the bonds are set forth in the Contract Documents and all bonds must be issued by a California-admitted surety as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120.

PREVAILING WAGES: The Project is a public work and the successful bidder and each of its subcontractors of any tier will be required to pay not less than the general prevailing rates of per-diem wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contract ("Prevailing Wages"). A copy of the per-diem rates of Prevailing Wages applicable to the Project is on file and available for review at the location specified above as the place for submitting bids, and a copy will be posted at the site of the Project. Wages can be found at http:/www.dir.ca.gov/OPRUPWD/index.htm.

SUBCONTRACTORS: Bidder shall include the name, location of the place of business, and the California contractor license number of each subcontractor who will perform work or assist the bidder in completing the Project, pursuant to the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act. An inadvertent error in listing the contractor license number shall not be grounds for filing a bid protest or grounds for considering a bid nonresponsive, assuming the corrected contractor's license number is submitted by the bidder within twenty-four (24) hours after the bid opening and the corrected contractor's license number corresponds to the submitted name and location for that subcontractor.

District Contact: Lorrie Froehlich-Davis, Purchasing & Bond Department,
lorriedavis@guhsd.net 619-644-8045
Rian Pinson, Director of Purchasing, rpinson@guhsd.net 619-644-8051

Construction Estimate: $175,000.00

Advertising March 19 & 26, 2015

Dated this 19th day of March, 2015
Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont Union High School District,
of San Diego County, California
Pub. March 19, 26-00128716

SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
4677 OVERLAND AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
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Notice is hereby given that the San Diego County Water Authority is seeking proposals from qualified firms for development of a centralized conservation program website.

This solicitation is a Sheltered Market Program procurement. Only active status, certified, and registered small businesses may compete for and submit proposals for this project. For further information on the Sheltered Market Program, please visit http://www.sdcwa.org/sheltered-market.

Proposals must be received by the Water Authority on or before 4:00 p.m. on April 9, 2015. The Request for Proposals may be viewed upon registration with The Network, the Water Authority's free online vendor system, at www.sdcwa.org/register.html.

A pre-proposal meeting will be held on March 25, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. in the Water Authority's Lobby Conference Room, located at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123. Attendance at the pre-proposal meeting is not mandatory, but interested proposers are encouraged to attend.

All questions regarding the Request for Proposals should be presented by emailing Tina Gonzalez at tgonzalez@sdcwa.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2015. An addendum shall be issued to all proposers stating the questions and answers.
Pub Mar 19 -00128726

INVITATION FOR BIDS
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North County Transit District (NCTD), Owner, invites bids for Encinitas Transit Center Tree Trimming and Removal Services, IFB 24135.
Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Procurement and Contracts Administration at 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 92054, April 8, 2015 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents including Plans, Specifications and Bid Forms are available for download at PlanetBids Vendor Portal for NCTD site:
http://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=20134
You must be registered at the site in order to download documents. The Awarded Contractor shall possess a California contractor's license, Classification D-49 Tree Service. The value of work is estimated to be $35,165. Bid security of no less than 10% required at time of bid. Successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply and shall be in compliance with SB854. The Owner, as a matter of policy, encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation for this project. For complete bid information, go to PlanetBids Vendor Portal for NCTD.
For questions, please contact CA, Patricia McKnight at pmcknight@nctd.org
Pub. March 11 through March 24-00128484

North County Transit District
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North County Transit District (NCTD), Owner, invites proposals for CNG Bus Procurement, RFP 23914

Proposals will be received at the Office of Procurement and Contracts Administration at 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 92054, until 3:00 P.M. (PST) on Tuesday, 28 April 2015. The complete solicitation packet including submittal documents, important dates, sample agreement, scope of work and exhibits is available for download via PlanetBids at: http://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=20134You must be registered at the site in order to download documents. NCTD, as a matter of policy, encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation. For questions, please contact Hillary Guillot by email at hguillot@nctd.org.
Pub. March 13 through March 26-00128527

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
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North County Transit District (NCTD), Owner, invites proposals for Employee Assistance Program, RFP 24251.

Proposals will be received at the Office of Procurement and Contracts Administration at 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 92054, until 3:00 P.M. (PST) on Friday, April 17, 2015. The complete solicitation packet including submittal documents, important dates, sample Agreement, Scope of Work and Exhibits is available for download via PlanetBids at: http://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=20134. You must be registered at the site in order to download documents. NCTD, as a matter of policy, encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation. For questions, please contact Greg Wellong by email at gwellong@nctd.org.
Pub. Mar 17, through Mar 30-00128569

PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES
&
MATERIALS TESTING/LABORATORY SERVICES


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Palomar Community College District, (hereinafter the "District") of San Diego County, CA, acting by and through its Governing Board, will receive up to and no later than 2:00 p.m., on the 27th day of March 2015 responses to Request for Proposals (hereinafter "RFP") for the following:

RFP: 302-15
Geotechnical Engineering Services
and
Material Testing Services
Prop M, Series C Projects


All interested parties may obtain a copy of the RFP by contacting Business & Contract Services, at (760) 744-1150, extension 2697 or on Palomar College's website: http://www.palomar.edu/businessservices/Bids.html.

Firms may propose independently, or as a joint venture, in order to provide "full service" geotechnical engineering/material testing-lab services on an as-needed basis.

Responses shall be received in Business & Contract Services, Palomar Community College District, Administration Building, Room A-10, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, on the date and at the time stated above.

All responses to this RFP shall conform and be responsive to the RFP documents. Each firm shall have all current licenses and/or certifications as required by the State of California.

Labor Compliance, CA Department of Industrial Relations: Projects funded by Prop M/Bond Series C are public work and subject to prevailing wage requirements as set forth in Labor Code ß1720 et seq. Pursuant to Labor Code ß1771.4(a)(4), prevailing wage rate monitoring and enforcement shall be by the California Department of Industrial Relations ("DIR").

Each Responder must be registered with the DIR pursuant to Labor Code ß1725.5 in order to be qualified to submit a response on or to perform work on any assigned project(s) and at all times during performance of the Project(s). For further information, please contact Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Public Works Contractor Registration Information: http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/PublicWorks.html

The District reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, and to waive any irregularities or informalities in the RFP and RFP process. District is an equal opportunity employer.

BY THE ORDER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

Nancy Ann Hensch
Secretary of the Board

Publication Dates: March 12, 2015
March 19, 2015
Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript
Pub. Mar 12, 19-00128508


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