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Tuesday, January 30

Leads Club El Cajon meets at 7:15 a.m. at Coco's Restaurant in El Cajon. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

LeTip of Encinitas meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at LePeep Grill, 897 S. Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas. For reservations, call Ken Fendler at (858) 404-7402.

9444 Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. at J. Muller, 9444 Balboa Ave. No. 200, in Kearny Mesa. For information, call Tisha Tyler at (858) 974-5005, Ext. 220.

EncourageMint meets beginning at noon at 3050 Pio Pico Drive in Carlsbad. The speaker is Paula Jhung, a professional writer. Her topic is "How to Get Published." The seminar is free. For reservations, call (760) 730-3353.

Leads ClubCoastal meets at noon at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

The San Diego Community College District will present a free six-week class on "HTML and Web Page Design." Class meets from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Educational Cultural Complex in room 132. The class ends March 8. Call (619) 388-4865 for reservations.

American Business Women's Association presents "Customized Educational Tunes" beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Bird Rock Caf & #233;. Cost is $21. Call Sherry Riggs for reservations at (858) 541-1083.

Wednesday, January 31

Encinitas Business Exchange meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Herschel's Restaurant, 1486 Encinitas Blvd. in Encinitas. Breakfast cost is $6. For reservations, call John Manson at (760) 632-5944.

Leads Club La Costa meets at 7:15 a.m. at the Aviara Golf Club, 7447 Batiquitos Drive in La Costa. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Leads Club North City meets beginning at 7:15 a.m. at LePeep Grill in Poway. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Karen Hern of Grice, Lund & Tarkington, LLP, CPAs will present classes on QuickBooks from 8:30 a.m. to noon for beginners and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. for advanced users. Classes will be held at 312 S. Juniper St. in Escondido. For reservations, call (760) 746-1560.

Leads Club Ramona meets at noon at the Pizza Factory in Ramona. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Leads Club Beach Cities meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Broken Yolk Cafe, 1851 Garnet Ave. in Pacific Beach. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

I Business Forum meets from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss "Exploring E-Commerce Opportunities in 2001" at The Fermanian Business Center on the Point Loma Nazarene campus. The speakers include Kevin Brass, editor of T-Sector Magazine, and Mike Drummund, senior writer for Business 2.0. The dinner fee is $25. For registration, call (760) 747-5526 or visit (www.ibusinessforum.bigstep.com).

Frannet and the Small Business Administration present a free franchising workshop on "How to Find the Business/Franchise That's Right for You." It takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For locations and reservations, call (858) 490-1188, Ext. 207.

Thursday, February 1

Goal Achievers meets at 7 a.m. at the Denny's Restaurant in Mission Valley. For more information, call (619) 660-1721.

Scripps Teasers Toastmasters meet from 7 to 8 a.m. at United States International University's Daly Hall, 10445 Pomerado Road in Miramar. For information, call "Hitch" Hitchcox at (858) 513-4111.

Leads Club Mission Valley meets at 7:15 a.m. at Mimi's in Mission Valley. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Staging a World-Class Fund-Raising Event for Nonprofit Organizations" from 9 a.m. to noon at the Handlery Hotel. Fee is $45 in advance. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

Acoustic Energy Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. at RD Instruments, 9855 Business Park Ave. For information, call Bill Young (858) 693-1178.

Frannet and the Small Business Administration present a free franchising workshop on "How to Find the Business/Franchise That's Right for You" from noon to 1:30 p.m. For locations and reservations, call (858) 490-1188, Ext. 207.

Leads Club Carlsbad meets at 12:15 p.m. at El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Leads Club UTC meets beginning at 12:15 p.m. at Coast Cafe in the Embassy Suites in La Jolla. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Tick Talk Toastmasters meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Carlsbad by the Sea, 2855 Carlsbad Drive in Carlsbad. Call Leona Mathews at (760) 635-3762 for more information.

Friday, February 2

BIA Toastmasters meet from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at 6336 Greenwich Drive to develop confidence, increase communication skills and learn the art of public speaking. Contact Bob Schuh at (858) 538-7606 or (www.biatoastmasters.com).

Sweetwater Valley Toastmasters will talk about how to present terrific speeches and how to conduct a meeting from 8 to 10 a.m. at 5120 Robinwood Road, No. B-13, in Bonita. For more information, contact Patricia Brents at (619) 479-7266.

Nonprofit Management Solutions will sponsor a workshop titled "Frequently Asked Questions About Nonprofit Organization Advisory Boards" from 9 to 11 a.m. at 8265 Vickers St. Fee is $30 in advance. For reservations or more information, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

Saturday, February 3

Elizabeth M. Ruch presents "Women and Money: Issues, Opportunities, Choices" from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Quality Resort Hotel in Mission Valley. There is no cost to attend but reservations are required. Contact Jennifer at (619) 295-9930 for reservations.

Monday, February 5

Smoothtalkers Toastmasters meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Church of Today, 8999 Activity Road. For information, call Denise Paltz at (619) 448-1073 or visit (www.smoothtalkers.org).

The Association of Business Trial Lawyers San Diego presents "An Insider's View of the Wen Ho Lee Case" beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza Hotel. Cost is $45 for members, $60 for nonmember attorneys, $35 for public entity attorneys and $20 for judges. Dinner will be served. Call Susan Christison for information at (619) 521-9571.

Real Estate Leases

Property: 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite 1133, La Jolla

Lessor: Olympic Realty Advisors

Leasing agents: Bill Cavanagh and Tony Russel of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Senn Chemicals signed a 60-month, $173,569 lease for 1,123 square feet of office space.

Property: 8830 Rehco Road, Suite D, San Diego

Lessor: RE Hazard Contracting Co.

Leasing agents: Tony Russel and Chris Hobson of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Dean Asaro of CB Richard Ellis represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: The Mobile Solution signed a 36-month, $162,900 lease for 5,263 square feet of warehouse space.

Property: 4488 Convoy St., Suite E, San Diego

Lessor: Lebow Investment Co.

Leasing agents: Joe Balla of Retail Properties Group, Inc. represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: The Check Cashing Store signed an 18-month, $27,000 lease for 1,275 square feet of retail space.

Property: 701 Palomar Airport Road, Suite 150, Carlsbad

Lessor: Prentiss Properties

Leasing agents: Jon Walters of Coldwell Banker represented the lessee. Mark Avilla, Joe Anderson, and Rick Reeder of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Trainingscape Inc. signed a 36-month, $113,387 lease for 1,346 square feet of office space.

Property: 1273 & #733; Prospect St., La Jolla

Lessor: A-440 Enterprises, Inc.

Leasing agents: Mike Slattery of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. The lessor represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Mephisto Shoes signed a 60-month, $351,744 lease for 725 square feet of retail space.

Property: 10680 Treena St., Suite 210, San Diego

Lessor: Scripps Corporate Plaza

Leasing agents: Andrew Zimsky of Colliers International represented the lessee. Scott Kincaid of CB Richard Ellis represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: On Semiconductor signed a 60-month, $431,918 lease for 2,746 square feet of office space.

Property: 10006 Scripps Ranch Blvd., Suite C-2, San Diego

Lessor: Culligan International

Leasing agents: Diane Miller of Colliers International represented the lessee. Bill Littleton of Colliers International Phoenix represented the lessor..

Lessee/square footage: Granny's Candy Bouquet signed a 35-month, $65,900 lease for 1,007 square feet of retail space.

Property: 5823 Newton Drive, Suite C, Carlsbad

Lessor: Graham Webb International

Leasing agents: Tom Blackmore of Coldwell Banker Commercial, NRT represented the lessee. Dave Steffy of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: World Pro Kennex signed an 84-month, $1.68 million lease for 35,300 square feet of office space.

Property: 2790 Loker Ave., Suite 111, Carlsbad

Lessor: EFBP Associates c/o Madison Square Properties

Leasing agents: Dave Steffy of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Mark Chavis signed a 24-month, $21,057 lease for 1,012 square feet of storage space.

Property: 5937 Darwin Court, Suite 100, Carlsbad

Lessor: Darwin Tech LLC

Leasing agents: Dave Steffy of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Dave Steffy and Kent Moore of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: White Construction signed a 36-month, $146,393 lease for 2,722 square feet of office space.