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Pasadena 35,000 Attend Santa Anita Race Track’s Opening Day Maintenance Employee Shoots at Police Officers Officer Suffers Minor Injury

On Tuesday, December 27, 2010, shortly before 7:00 P.M., Pasadena Police officers were conducting a traffic stop in the area of Mentor Avenue and Mountain Street. Unrelated to the traffic stop, an adult male approached the officers claiming someone was going to shoot him.

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Go Directly To Jail! A Free Public Forum on County Jail Study Problems in the county jail system uncovered in a two-year study by the Los Angeles County League of Women Voters Board will be presented in a free public forum Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, 9:30 a.m., at the

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Fiesta Floats Build Cunard’s Grand Celebration at Sea BY TERRY MILLER Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you I tell stories! True stories, that is! A bit of a time-traveler, if you will. For it is maritime history , that interests this reporter to fathoms deeply beyond the average compre-

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Local Kids Ride Down Colorado Boulevard When the red and gold, horse-drawn Wells Fargo stagecoach takes its place as entry No. 40 in the 122nd annual Tournament of Roses® Parade, three special youngsters will be on board—and, as the coach makes its way down Colorado Boulevard—a touching story will come full circle. Three kids from Hathaway-Sycamores will spend New Year’s Day waving out the windows of Wells Fargo’s stagecoach to cheering spectators along the Rose-Parade route.  These youngsters— 12-year-old Charlie Moreno and his 10-year-old brother Zachary, along with 15-year-old Mel Nassar— became stagecoach passengers as the result of an ongoing relationship between

Please see page 5 Rafael Bejarano aboard The Factor on Boxing Day . Bejarnaro wins and creates a new track record at the same time. He is one of the leading jockeys in the world with 94 wins last season. He was also awarded the coveted Golden Whip. Hundreds of luminaries in the horse racing world attended as well as actress, model Bo Derek who was on hand showing her support for Santa Anita on opening day - Photos by Terry Miller

World Class Racing Returns to Arcadia with New Track; Enthusiasm Despite weathering 14 ¼ inches of rain over the past nine days, including three quarters of an inch Saturday night, venerable Santa Anita Park opened its doors for its 74th winter/ spring meeting .34,268 were clocked in on Boxing Day for a nine-race program that included four stakes. “I’ll have to admit, I was a little nervous last night,” said Santa Anita President George Haines. “To be able to open on schedule and put on a world-class show as we did today, is incredibly gratifying. “This was a great day for our fans and our horsemen.  Due to the weather we’ve experienced, we faced some very significant challenges and we proved

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that this new track can handle just about anything. The racing was terrific and although we had some fast times, we had no problems during any of the races, and that is more important to us than anything else.” Haines also noted that although Santa Anita first opened on Dec. 25, 1934, it is still one of the nation’s premier sporting venues. “I think it’s safe to say that we again demonstrated in a very profound way that our fans will continue to support Santa Anita in a big way on our big days.  We’re very hopeful we can build on the momentum we generated today and carry it through the entire meet.

The above photo is the likeness of a suspect wanted in connection with a distraction type, residential burglary. The crime occurred on December 17, 2010, at about 11:30 am, at a residence in the 1000 block of Fairview Avenue. The suspect knocked at the residence door and said that he worked for the

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Our New Year 2011 Resolutions should be to Wake Up Americans. This past election was an indication that we woke up to Vote. Now we need to wake up to promote ... the American Way. Our New Year Resolution should be to spend the next 365 days “To Take Back America”! Yes, at the end of this New Year 2011 we want to be able to say “We Won”. The greatness of America did not come from the Government. It came from the people, having their voices heard. Our legislators must react to our voices and work together to promote the changes that we think are necessary to get the economy and jobs rolling again. It’s time to get rid of those professional politicians that are obsessed with more Spending Excesses and Raising Taxes in every area of our lives to pay for their out of control give-away programs. We need to remove from office those politicians that vote Political Affiliation rather than the urgent needs that will restore our economy. Manipulating legislative bills in back room negotiations with payback compensations for votes, and pork barrel rewards is totally wrong. The misconduct and dishonesty by politicians should not be handled with a slap on the wrist reprimand or with Legislative Censure but should be tried in the court of law. It is time to redirect our first priority away from the National Health Care System, World Economic Globalization, Green House Gases, The Planet, The separation of Church and State, Welfare Handouts, and the Coddling of Illegal Immigrants. Instead it is time to take care of America by addressing the highest priority issues that face Americans today. They are Jobs, Excess Taxation, Balance the

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BY WALLY HAGE budget, Illegal Immigration without consequence, Inflation, and to Reduce the size of Government. These important issues, desired by the “Majority of the People” are not being addressed by the present Administration. This nation prides itself on hard work, education, and scientific achievements. Not more government welfare handouts and creeping Socialism. Personal Accountability for conduct and Parenting must be given a higher priority. Our Children and Grandchildren are the future of our country. The disdain for law and order, drugs and sexual misconduct are on the increase. Illegal Nanny’s raising our children is not acceptable. Strict Enforcement of our laws is essential and the consequences for breaking our laws should not be a hay day for lawyers to get rich. Our judges are lenient toward incarceration. Our prisons have swinging doors because those in charge say, “We don’t have enough room to keep them”. Drug Cartels and dealers are getting stronger while we get weaker. How can Americans condone “Pot Shops” and have referendums to legalize marijuana? Yes, our Resolution for this New Year 2011 should be to make our voices heard for the next 365 days to awaken Americans. It’s time to become more involved in the shaping of the educational curriculums being mandated by the Department of Education as public school standards. Parents should become more involved assisting in classroom activities. Higher standards and criteria should be given to measuring and monitoring individual teacher performance. Excellence in the classroom by students should be highly recognized instead of administrators being concerned about the feelings

of underachievers. Underachievers should be monitored more closely to identify what is contributing to poor performance. Good Citizenship should be mandated at all levels of education with disciplinary consequences for both students and parents for nonconformance. Lets wake up our sleepy churches. It’s important to urge them to become increasingly more involved in educating our children by establishing more Christian schools with high standards at all levels of education. Churches should be given a high priority and incentives to help educate our children. Public education should give more emphases toward teaching science and chemistry, the three R’s and good citizenship. Teaching safe sex and the distribution of condoms, though important should not be our first priority in educating our youth. Instead of Cap and Trade we should Cap the Parade of jobs being outsourced to other countries. Big Corporations should be given incentives to produce their products and services in America. This once again could create jobs for all skill levels. A financial penalty should be levied on jobs that are being outsourced to other countries. We should begin tapping this country’s petroleum resources to reduce imports and the impact of the constant politically generated oil price increases. Our New Year resolutions should also include getting parents, grandparents, family members, and your friends interested in reshaping and rebuilding this great nation. You can make a difference by getting involved in this year 2011 and to help “Wake Up America”. May God Bless You and Your Family throughout the New Year 2011!

With a new year about to start, I share with you some advice Ann Landers gave years ago for making a happier new year. It maintains its value today. Let this year be better than all the others.  Vow to do some of the things you’ve always wanted to do but couldn’t find the time. Call up a forgotten friend.  Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories.  Share a funny story with someone whose spirits are dragging.  A good laugh can be very good medicine. Pay a debt.  Give a soft answer.  Free yourself of envy and malice.  Encourage some youth to do his or her best.  Share your experience and offer support.  Young people need role models. Make a genuine effort to stay in closer touch with family and good friends.  Resolve to stop magnifying small problems and shooting from the lip.  Words you have to eat can be hard to digest. Find time to be kind and thoughtful.  All of us have the same allotment: 24 hours a day.  Give a

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compliment. It might give someone a badly needed lift. Think things through.  Forgive an injustice.  Listen more.  Be kind.  Apologize when you realize you are wrong.  An apology never diminishes a person.  It elevates him. Try to understand a point of view that is different from your own.  Few things are 100 percent one way or another.  Examine the demands you make on others. Lighten up.  When you feel like blowing your top, ask yourself, “Will it matter a week from today?”  Laugh the loudest when the joke is on you. The sure way to have a  friend is to be one.  We are all connected by our humanity, and we need each other.  Take plesure in the beauty and the wonders of nature.  A flower is God’s miracle. Walk tall and smile more.  You’ll look 10 years younger.  Don’t be afraid to say, “I love you.”  Say it again.  They are the sweetest words in the world.  If you have love in your life, consider yourself blessed, and vow to make this the best year ever.

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Distraction Burglar Continued from page 1 water department. The suspect wore an identification badge around his neck that had “State of California” written on it and the name, “John”. The suspect said that he was there to check water pressure and the victim allowed him to come inside. The suspect walked throughout the residence and turned on water faucets. While inside the master bedroom, the suspect asked the victim to go and turn off water in the kitchen. The victim left the suspect unattended for a time and returned to find the suspect leaving the residence, telling the victim that he was going to get some pa-

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perwork from his truck. The suspect did not return. Shortly thereafter, the victim found the bedroom ransacked and jewelry missing. The suspect is described as a male, unknown race, 30-39 years old, 5’09”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information is asked to call Arcadia Police Detectives at 626-5745160. You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, 800-222-TIPS (8477), or by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” button on the APD Blog side bar.

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The officers quickly followed the victim a short distance to the nearby CVS parking lot. At that time the suspect, Sherwin Williams, male-44 of Fontana, fired at least one round from a handgun towards the victim and the officers. In fear for the safety of the victim, as well as their own, the two officers discharged their service weapons at Williams. He then entered a vehicle but was not injured by gunfire. Officers located William’s vehicle approximately ten minutes later in the 1000 block of Chester Avenue. He was arrested without incident and the weapon was recovered nearby. Detectives determined the incident was the result of an on-going conflict between the victim and Williams. As a result of Williams’ shooting, one of the officers sustained a minor injury to his face. Including the two officers there were three victims. Williams was arrested for attempt murder and he is being held on a $4 million dollar bail. ”The quick apprehension of the suspect was due to several residences who called 9-1-1 when they witnessed suspicious activity. It was clear to me that the presence of the officers during the victim’s request for assistance averted a potential fatal outcome,” said Chief of Police Phillip Sanchez. Serwin Williams,a city of Pasadena maintenance employee, is being held on suspicion of attempted murder . Williams is being held at the county’s Inmate Reception Center on $4 million bail.

Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. Panelists are Dr. Ronda Hampton, clinical psychologist; Esther Lim, ACLU jails project coordinator; and Michael Gennaco, office of independent review. Robbie Davis, a past president of LWVPA and board member of the state League, will moderate. In describing the overall conditions and procedures in the county jail, panelists will address such questions as what happens when women are arrested or released at night and what your rights or those of your loved ones are when detained. Following the morning forum, League members will participate in a consensus process on eight questions about how to improve the system through rehabilitation, probation, work furlough and other policies for low-risk offenders. When the results of the consensus process across the county are completed, the League will take a position on what needs to be done and advocate for change in the county jail system. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that does not support candidates, but does take stands on issues after thorough study and a consensus process. Reservations are required for lunch. (No reservations is necessary for those who do not want lunch.) The cost of lunch is $20 including tax, tip and parking. The number for lunch reservations and questions is 626-798-0965.

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Sierra Madre Room Grand Re-Opening and Open House A dedication ceremony thanking Congressman David Dreier and County Supervisor Michael Antonovich will be held Friday, January 7, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the reopening of the fourth and final phase of the remodel of the Community Recreation Center. Following the ceremony until 7:00 p.m. is an open house featuring the Center’s programs and activities. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information about the ceremony and open house please contact the Community Services Department at (626) 355-5278. This final renovation includes the addition of a

new entry and restrooms to the Sierra Madre Room from the east side of Sierra Vista Park, complete renovation of the Sierra Madre Room, kitchen, the Fireside Room and the existing restrooms. The project is being funded completely through County and Federal grant funds. This project will finish a complete makeover of the Center. Previous phases of the project beginning in 2002 included relocation and creation of new staff office spaces, complete gutting and remodel of the Aquatic Center Pool House, and the addition of the second story Youth Activity Center.

In Memory of Pop Star Recycling the Tree is Easy 2011 Adult Men’s Winter Teena Marie in Monrovia Basketball League Teena Marie, the “female Prince”, died in Pasadena Soulful platinum hit selling R&B artist and incomparable vocal powerhouse, regarded as one of the most influential female artists of all times. Teena Marie has been making music for over 30 years with such hits as “I’m A Sucker For Your Love,” “Square Biz,” “Lovergirl” and “Ooo La La La.” Teena Marie returned to

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her throne with La Doña (pronounced la dohn ya), which contains the gold successful single “Still In Love” and Fire & Desire with the late Rick James. Teena Marie was one of the most respected artist in R&B history who has delighted fans since the 1980’s. For three decades, songstress Teena Marie has been an undeniable force in R&B, and Pop music. The Memorial Service details will be announced.

Last year more than 4,350 Christmas trees were recycled in Monrovia. It’s pretty easy. Monrovia residents simply have to place their trees at the curb on their regular trash collection days – but no later than January 15 – and the tree will be collected for free and will be recycled as green waste. When putting out the tree, residents should remove all ornaments, tin-

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The City of Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department is offering an Adult Men’s Basketball League in 2011. Get in shape and sharpen your skills at the same time! Teams are divided into leagues based on their skill level and play 10 games in the brand new Dana Gym, located at 1401 S. First Avenue, Arcadia. The fee for adult basketball is $475.00 per team (due upon registration), and includes officials, scorekeepers and

awards. A separate $40 forfeit fee is also due at the time of registration. Open registration will begin December 13, 2010 and is limited. Teams will be accepted into the league on a first-come, first-serve basis. Just go on-line to the City of Arcadia’s website: www.ci.arcadia.ca.us, to download the registration form or stop by the office, 375 Campus Drive in Arcadia. For more information please call 626.574.5113!

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BY GREG ARAGON The year 2010 was a space odyssey of great getaways. But what about 2011; what fascinating journeys does the New Year have in store? As forward I would like to share a few trip ideas I have planned. One of the first getaways on my 2011 calendar is trip to Valencia, Spain. Located on the Mediterranean, this charming city was recently voted into the “top 10 to visit for 2011” by Lonely Planet. The travel guide explained that times have changed and Valencia is no longer sits in the shadow of bigger, more commercial cities such as Barcelona and Madrid. One of the sights I want to see is the city’s beautiful new waterfront, which was redesigned to host the America’s Cup sailing con-

test in 2007. Every summer, the city stages a European Grand Prix with cars racing along the circuit that hugs the harbor and yacht marinas. The city also has a charming old quarter full of Gothic and Renaissance monuments like the late Gothic Silk Exchange, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Gothic-Romanesque-Baroque cathedral and a 15th century Gothic palace that houses government offices.  The older architecture is complemented by stunning contemporary structures. In 1998, Santiago Calatrava began creating his futuristic City of Arts and Sciences (www.cac.es) along the former Turia River bed.  Visitors enter through the 60-foot-high Umbracle that shields a promenade of palms and tropical plants. The Hemispheric, a dramatic eye-shaped planetarium complete with IMAX theatre, is surrounded by a huge rectangle of turquoise water, and The Oceanographic, Europe’s largest aquarium, is virtually an underwater city. For

more information on visiting Valencia, visit: http:// en.comunitatvalenciana. com/home/home-english/493. Another adventure on my radar is a trip with Viking River Cruises, which

in 2011 is debuting two new ships: the Viking Prestige and the Viking Emerald. I’m looking into an 8-day cruise along the scenic Danube River with stops in 5 different Eastern European countries-Hungary, Cro-

atia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania-plus 2 nights in Budapest and 1 night in Bucharest. I’m also interested in is an all-new Egypt tour in September. The 12-day Pharaohs & Pyramids cruise combines both Nile River and Lake Nasser cruising with a Cairo hotel stay. Viking itineraries feature all-inclusive pricing that covers accommodations, meals, shore excursions and cultural activities. They are also offering an Early Booking Discount, which includes a 2-for-1 cruise, up to 2-for-1 airfare and complimentary wine until October 31, 2010. For more information on a Viking cruise, visit: www.vikingrivercruises.com For a more local getaway, I am working on

a weekend getaway to Oceanside, near San Diego. Though mainly known for miles of sandy shoreline, awesome surf and thrilling soft adventure activities, Oceanside is also rich in cultural and history. City highlights include Mission San Luis Rey, which offers a live glimpse into California’s past through an interpretive museum with artifacts and Franciscan heritage; and the California Surf Museum, which documents the surf lifestyle from its roots to modern day through an impressive collection of surf memorabilia. The city also boasts a large Theater District. For more information on visiting Oceanside, visit www.visitoceanside.org.

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Special Passengers to Take Horse-Drawn Stagecoach in 2011 Rose Parade Continued from page 1

Special Rose Parade Passengers — When the red, horse-drawn Wells Fargo stagecoach takes its place in the 122nd annual Rose Parade® presented by Honda, three special youngsters – pictured here from left to right – Mel Nassar, Charlie Moreno, and Zachary Moreno — will be on board; and, as the coach makes its way down Colorado Boulevard, a touching story will come full circle. Also pictured here are the Moreno brothers’ guardian Iris Cruz Aguilar, Wells Fargo Community Banking Regional President for the Greater San Gabriel Valley David DiCristofaro, and Hathaway-Sycamores’ Board Chairman Henry Matson -- all three will be riding in the Rose Parade coach as well. Hathaway-Sycamores and Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo has been a longstanding corporate supporter of Hathaway-Sycamores, having sponsored agency fund-raising events and having a bank representative who serves on the nonprofit’s board of directors.    While the relationship between Hathaway-Sycamores and Wells Fargo is what landed the Moreno brothers and Mel Nassar their stagecoach seats, their parade participation actually brings a century’s-old story full circle.  Fannie Rowland—  Hathaway-Sycamores founder— was married to the first Rose Parade Grand Marshall Dr. Francis F. Rowland.  Dr. Rowland not only was among the

founders of the Rose Parade, but he also served as its very-first Grand Marshal in 1890 and went on to serve as the Rose Parade’s Grand Marshal in 1892, 1894, 1904, 1905, 1910, and 1916. Today, Charlie, Zachary, and Mel receive services from an organization that has a 100-plus-years connection to this iconic parade, however their young lives have been anything but a bed of roses. For Charlie and Zachary Moreno, 2010 will forever be a year marked by extreme sadness, as the brothers—who both attend Alhambra’s Park Elementary School—lost their mother to cancer. Currently living with a legal guardian,

the boys struggle with a variety of issues, including grief and behavioral problems. To help them through this tremendously difficult time, Charlie and Zachary receive counseling from the Hathaway-Sycamores Center for Grief and Loss for Children, which is the only Los Angeles agency that provides free support groups to youngsters who have experienced a loss through death, as well as the only agency that offers support groups for parents who are guiding a child through the grieving process.  Charlie and Zachary both have made significant strides and are now doing well in school, involved with Boy Scouts, and looking forward to a truly

special New Year’s Day. For Mel Nassar—a sophomore at La Crescenta›s Clark Magnet High School—the services of Hathaway-Sycamores have similarly had a positive impact.  Specifically, Mel— who was once an at-risk student—is now on track to attend a top-notch university as the result of services he›s received for the past seven years at HathawaySycamores› Highland Park Family Resource Center.    When Mel first came to the Family Resource Center, he was a struggling student at Highland Park›s San Pasqual Avenue Elementary School.  For several years, Mel received after-school tutoring at the Family Resource Center.  His perseverance paid off, as Mel was admitted into the highly competitive Clark Magnet High School.  Today, he earns A›s and B›s, and has his sights set on attending UCLA.  Mel is still a fixture at the Family Resource Center, although now the roles are reversed, as he often can be found tutoring other students. Located at 840 N. Avenue 66, the Family Resource Center provides: after-school enrichment programs; individual and family counseling; adult education classes; access to community technology centers; and prevention programs that are designed to enrich and empower families and their communities.    Hathaway-Sycamores› Board Chairman Henry Matson—who also will be riding in the Wells Fargo stagecoach—says that the bank›s longtime support is invaluable.  «This year›s Rose Parade theme is ‹Building Dreams,

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Friendships and Memories.› That›s particularly apropos for our agency,» Matson explains, «because Hathaway-Sycamores› mission is helping children and families to heal, to feel hopeful, and to thrive.  We can›t thank Wells Fargo enough for allowing these youngsters to be part of this wonderful parade and to create memories that are sure to last a lifetime.»   Wells Fargo›s Community Banking Regional President for the Greater San Gabriel Valley David DiCristofaro —who also will be a stagecoach passenger—, notes “Wells Fargo is a proud supporter of Hathaway-Sycamores, an organization with a long history in the community that does so much to support children and families. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the new year than by riding in the Rose Parade with our long-time friends at Hathaway-Sycamores.” Originally named the Pasadena Children’s Training Society, Hathaway-Sycamores dates back to 1902 when Fannie Rowland—a civic-minded, caring resident of Pasadena—founded the City of Roses’ first orphanage. Today, this compassionate organization continues to be committed to children in need and stands as Los Angeles County’s largest provider of children’s mental-health and other support services.  With a network of facilities across the greater Los Angeles area—including the Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley, and San Gabriel Valley—Hathaway-Sycamores today provides a comprehensive continuum of services to more than 8,000 children

and families annually. Looking ahead to New Year’s Day, HathawaySycamore’s Chairman Henry Matson observes, “This will be an absolutely heartwarming  event.  It’s amazing that our organization’s founder was married to the Rose Parade’s first Grand Marshal, and come January 1—youngsters who are today benefitting from Hathaway-Sycamores’ services—will be riding and waving their way down Colorado Boulevard. “  Adding, “What a wonderful way to welcome 2011.”         Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, the largest provider of children’s mental-health services in Los Angeles County, provides a comprehensive continuum of services to more than 8,000 children and families annually through a network of facilities stretching across the greater Los Angeles area including the San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, and the Antelope Valley.  Services include: a residential-treatment center for youth ages 6 through 18; foster care and adoption services; a nonpublic school; school-based and outpatient-mental- health services; wraparound and in-home counseling services; a transitional-living program for teens; a family resource center; and a grief and loss center for children.  The agency is licensed by the California Department of Social Services, certified by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, and accredited through The Joint Commission. To learn more about the organization go to http://www.hathaway-sycamores.org.


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Volunteers at Fiesta Floats in Irwindale get up close and personal with sea turtles and some spectacular fish and other sea life that will find a new home on one of the floats under construction. Photo by Terry Miller

Victims of Credit Card Fraud at Gas Station in Sierra Madre Over 25 victims, primarily Sierra Madre residents, have reported being victims of theft after using their ATM or credit cards to buy gas at the EVG gas station, located at 50 S. Baldwin Ave. The rash of thefts was reported on the Monday and Tuesday following Christmas. Other residents reported possible fraudulent sales of gas,

claiming that they paid for more gasoline than they actually received. The EVG gas station is now closed, and the owner is being sought for questioning. Sierra Madre Police Chief Marilyn Diaz encourages anyone who recently made a gasoline purchase with a credit or ATM card at the EVG gas station to check their

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Canyon Oaks Students – Mountain Park High Help Those Less Fortunate In response to Monrovia Unity Center’s outcry for help when short 300 turkeys, Canyon Oaks and Mountain Park High School students rallied to meet the needs in our community. Under the direction of Special Education teacher Scott Iler, the effort began with a simple e-mail to teachers for help in collecting money to buy a couple of turkeys. Mr. Iler proceeded to make an announcement in the classrooms letting students know they could participate in this effort and donate change if they had any to share. Within an hour, over $300.00 was collected! One young lady was embarrassed to give a handful of pennies, but still wanted to contribute anything she could. A young man insisted on giving $1.50, which was reserved for his bus fair, stating he

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Cunard's Maiden Voyage in the 2011 Annual Rose Parade Brings people from as far as New York to work on details Continued from page 1 hension. As a time traveler on the original Queen Mary back in 1965, I have follwed Cunards’ maiden voyage in the Rose Parade enormously closely and with great personal concern. Marking the first time Cunard has participated in the world-famous parade, “A Grand Celebration at Sea” will illustrate the Cunard fleet of Queens - flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and the new Queen Elizabeth - and depict the ultimate sense of occasion, including ballroom dancing, a big band orchestra, champagne toasts, and multigenerational families celebrating their dreams and friendships while building memories, all on board a luxury cruise vacation with Cunard. While I’ve not sailed on Cunard for some 40 plus years, my recollection of those incredible 5 days crossing the Atlantic from the UK to New York keep flooding back each time I see the development of Cunard’s float. Sailing to the new world was truly astonishing experience then, as I’m sure it must be to this day aborad Cunard’s latest vessels and the uniquely British service that has received admiring reviews and accolades from the world’s press. On Monday afternoon we took a trip of our own to Fiesta Floats in Irwindale, where the glorious float ( one of 12 Fiesta is building this year) is taking shape and getting its sea legs so to speak. Volunteers are furiously racing against time and one incredibly enthusiastic couple fropm New York managed to get the last flight out of Newark, New Jersey on Sunday night due to the blizzard. The couple flew 3,000 miles just to work on Cunard’s inaugural float. There is a video on our website: www. pasadenaindependent. com that shows this jet lagged but highely energized couple placing coconut on pary of the stern. “We are delighted to be part of such a celebrated event like the Rose Parade,” said Peter Shanks, president of Cunard Line. “This year’s Rose Parade theme of building dreams,

friendships and memories, ties perfectly with our legacy and heritage. For more than 170 years sailing the seven seas, the Cunard name has been synonymous with fulfilling aspirations, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating memorable experiences for all of our guests.” From bow to stern, Cunard’s float will be decorated in floral grandeur, reflecting the line’s classic ocean travel experience. The float will also depict signature hallmarks found on a Cunard liner, including the Grand Lobby staircase and the Queens Room Ballroom. Additionally, an oversized floralgraph of Cunard’s three Queens takes center stage at the top of the float’s ascending staircases, a fitting reference to the modern fleet and also to the upcoming Cunard Royal Rendezvous taking place on 13 January 2011 in New York Harbour. This rare maritime event will be only the second time in Cunard’s history that three regal Queens

nard’s rich tradition of elegance and grandeur, the float stands at 24 feet high, 18 feet wide and 55 feet in length. It will include a big band orchestra and ballroom dancers to bring to life the Line’s famed Royal Nights Themed Balls, along with theatrical smoke rising from Cunard’s signature black and red funnel. Thousands of red Black Magic roses, purple phalaenopsis orchid sprays, green cymbidium orchids and hypericum, and white Casablanca lilies will border the length of the float, along with more than 45,000 red Opium roses that will carpet the steps and floors. Layers of black onion seed and crisp white sweet rice will be used to adorn the distinctive shape of Cunard’s elongated bow, while shimmering deep brown flax seed will replicate the rich texture of hand-polished mahogany woods throughout the architectural features. Water waves showcased by white roses, dendrobium orchids and phalaenopsis

Young women from Duarte High school do some of the more elaborate and detailed art work on the Cunard logo on Monday. - Photos by Terry Miller

The stern Cunard’s inaugural float entry was getting a dose of coconut, courstesy of these dedicated volunteers.

Stained glass, which of course is made out of flowers, seed and other natural ingredients, is carefully inspected before preparing it for installation aboard Cunard’s Grand Celebration at Sea.

have docked together in New York Harbour. Featuring an eloquent fusion of floral and architectural detail in Cu-

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Local Strumpet Makes Good Artistic Director of Pasadena Shakespeare Company Has Two Novels Coming Out in 2011 Reading and Signing Event at Vroman's Bookstore on January 5, 2011 Gillian Bagwell, who founded the Pasadena Shakespeare Company and produced 37 critically acclaimed productions over nine seasons, turned her attention to writing after the PSC stopped producing, and her first two novels will be published in 2011 by Berkley Publishing Group, a division of Penguin. The Darling Strumpet, coming on January 4, is based on the life of Nell Gwynn, a beloved comic actress and longtime mistress of King Charles II of England. A vivid and richly detailed historical novel, it charts Nell’s rise from grimy slums to bawdy playhouses, through the cataclysmic years of the last great plague and the Great Fire of 1666, and to the licentious court and the arms of the King. Bagwell will read from and sign The Darling Strumpet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 East Colorado

Boulevard in Pasadena. Bagwell began writing The Darling Strumpet while living in London in 2006, making use of her extensive background in theatre to bring vividly to life the theatre world of Nell’s time. While researching The Darling Strumpet, Bagwell learned of the reallife adventure of Jane Lane, an ordinary Staffordshire girl who risked her own life to save the young Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in 1651 by disguising him as her servant, helping him elude Cromwell’s army and preserving the future of the British monarchy. Bagwell’s second novel, The September Queen, recounts this desperate odyssey and passionate love story. Bagwell has been writing a series of articles

chronicling the events from May 1660 through January 1661, in commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the Restoration of the English monarchy, the reopening of the playhouses, and the first appearance of an actress on the English stage. Links to the articles and further information about Bagwell’s books can be found on website, gillianbagwell.com.

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Gold Award Girl Scouts March in Rose Parade More than 50 Girl Scouts representing Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) will usher in the New Year by marching in the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade as part of the event’s prestigious Tournament Troop. The young women are the 27th group of Gold Award Girl Scouts to be a part the elite Tournament Troop, which also consists of Eagle Scouts from The San Gabriel Valley Council. In what has become a distinctive tradition, the Tournament Troop has the unique honor of carrying the banners announcing the award-winning floats through the 5.5-mile parade route. The Gold Award is Girl Scouting’s highest honor, recognizing outstanding accomplishments in leadership, career ex-

ploration, and a large-scale service project – the core of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. The process is one of the most prestigious and fulfilling Girl Scout opportunities. In 2010, 231 young women of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles council achieved the Gold Award. These Gold Award Girl Scouts implemented projects that have local, national and global impact that spotlighted critical issues such as the needs of underprivileged children in Africa and here in the poorest areas of greater Los Angeles, emergency preparedness, afterschool programs, environmental and animal care awareness, and improvements to our schools and communities, just to name a few. This year, GSGLA

will be celebrating the 2011 class of Gold Award Girl Scouts on June 12 at the Pasadena Convention Center. About Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is the largest girl-serving nonprofit in the region. The organization serves 40,000 girls in grades K-12 in partnership with 22,000 adult volunteers throughout Los Angeles County and parts of Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. GSGLA is committed to the extraordinary legacy of Girl Scouts and its mission to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. To join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate, call 1-888-GSGLA-4-U or visit www.girlscoutsLA. org.

Monrovia’s MAP is Finalist for Community Innovation Prize The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) is among 10 finalists in the worldwide Out of the Box competition, sponsored by Community Tool Box. More than 300 projects based in 42 countries – from Argentina to Zimbabwe – were considered for the prize, which will recognize outstanding community innovation efforts that stress low-cost, small-scale, non-technical solutions to local problems. Ten finalists, Monrovia among them, were named in November. The public may vote for online a winning finalist at http://ctb.ku.edu/ . The voting continues until January 31, and anyone may cast a vote. The results will be posted on the Commu-

nity Tool Box website by February 15. Monrovia’s MAP program is a neighborhood improvement and empowerment project to foster citizen activism, volunteerism and community pride. It began in 2007 as a means of addressing blight and crime in troubled neighborhoods and has since won several national and regional awards. Most recently, MAP graduated more than 60 residents of low-income neighborhoods from a Neighborhood Leadership Academy. The program was also the moving force behind Monrovia’s 2010 Neighborhood Conference and the City’s on-going Thriving Neighborhood Survey and “My Monro-

via” photo-essay contest. According to Stephen B. Fawcett, Director of the Work Group for Community Health and Development that sponsors the Community Tool Box, “The power of communities to take action is a wonderful thing to behold. Through this awards competition, we see that grass-roots change is alive and well throughout the world.” “The competition is making it possible for people around the world to share what works and to inspire others to take action,” he said. First prize for the Out of the Box competition is $5,000 plus a Community Tool Box workstation.

City of Monrovia and MUSD To Host A Wildcat CIF Football Championship Victory Celebration January 6th The Monrovia Unified School District and the Monrovia City Council are pleased to honor the Monrovia Wildcat football team on Thursday, January 6 at 6:30p.m., in Monrovia Library Park, (321 South Myrtle Avenue). The Wildcats are being recognized for bringing home the school’s first CIF football championship. This season was the

Wildcat’s tenth attempt at a championship. A processional parade will begin at the high school campus, travel along Colorado Boulevard and eventually arrive at Library Park in the Historic Old Town District.  Upon arrival at Library Park, the football team will be serenaded by the MHS Band and the high school’s cheerleading squad.  The champi-

ons and their coaching staff will be individually recognized and congratulated by the Monrovia City Council and Monrovia Unified School District Board Members. The public is encouraged to line the streets of the processional route from the high school to Library Park and then join the celebration at the park.  Congratulations Wildcats!


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World Class Racing Returns to Santa Anita with Excitement About the Return to Natural Track and with it; Continued from page 1

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Renewed Enthusiasm for the Sport of Kings Continued from page 1 “As much as anything else, I think it was imperative for us to show our fans and horsemen that we are back in business. Despite the fact we took on an un-

Champion Stake Quotes Jockey Quotes Rafael Bejarano, Thirtyfirststreet, Winner: “I thought I was going to finish third, for sure. But at

Catch me…if you can – Race number 1 was a photo finish! precedented amount of rain leading into our opener, the new surface, as well as the plant, came through with flying colors.” Santa Anita handled $3,851,594 on-track and total mutuel handle reached $11,707,276. Santa Anita will present a nine-race program on Monday and be dark Tuesday. Racing will then resume on Wednesday and continue through Sunday, Jan. 2.  First post time all days will be at 12:30 p.m. California Breeders’

the same time, I was thinking that my horse hadn’t switched leads yet. As soon as he switched leads and got in towards the rail, he showed me a big kick and I just thought to let him keep going. It was a small field, but I think he needs a little more distance. The track is getting better. Every race is getting better, the dirt is more firm and it looks good.” Trainer Quotes Doug O’neill, Thirtyfirststreet, Winner: “I haven’t talked with (Rafa-

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Monrovia Firm AeroViroment Receives $46.2 Million Order for Raven Unmanned Aircraft Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Digital AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ:AVAV) announced Tuesday that it received an order valued at $46,226,984 under an existing contract with the U.S. Army. The order comprises 123 new digital Raven®small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages as well as 186 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Marine Corps. The order also includes 339 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Army.  The Raven system and retrofit order represents the remainder of the funds appropriated for RQ-11B Raven system procurement in the 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, which was signed into law in De-

cember 2009. The orders were released under the existing U.S. Army joint small UAS program of record for AV’s Raven.  This program has included contract additions from the Army, Marine Corps and Special Operations Command. The items and services provided under these awards on this multi-year contract are fully funded.  Work is scheduled to be performed within a period of twelve months. “Raven systems have proven their value and reliability to military services across the U.S. Department of Defense,” said Tom Herring, AV senior vice president and general manager unmanned aircraft systems. “These backpackable, hand-

launched unmanned systems provide situational awareness directly to our warfighters, increasing mission effectiveness and safety. We remain focused on supporting our customers with reliable solutions and developing ever more capable solutions.”The Raven unmanned aircraft is a 4.2-pound, backpackable, hand-launched sensor platform that provides day and night, real-time video imagery for «over the hill» and «around the corner» reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition in support of tactical units. U.S. armed forces use Raven systems extensively for missions such as base security, route reconnaissance, mission planning and force protection. Each Raven system typi-

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Sierra Madre Woman’s Club begins the New Year welcoming Mayor Joe Mosca as program speaker at their general meeting on Wednesday, January 12. This will be in Essick House, their historic clubhouse, 550 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard.

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On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, the Arcadia Association of REALTORS Education Committee will offer an informational seminar on “Income Tax Changes in 2011”. Instructor, Julie Gentile Soldo, Gentile, McClosky and Company, will help you to understand the changes in the tax laws for the upcoming year, including, but not limited to: expectation for capital gains and inheritance tax, tax impacts of real property transactions, pros and cons of setting up or transferring your busi-

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Obituary Valeria Bleharski-Walker Valeria BleharskiWalker, 104 years of life, passed away Dec. 14, 2010. Born in Witt, IL, the oldest of 5 children.  Moved to Monrovia from Chicago in 1944, and with her husband, Howard, opened Walker’s Coffee Shop on Myrtle Ave.  Worked for the L.A. Co. Assessor’s Office for 20 years, but always found time for her hobbies: sewing, weaving, knitting, ceramics, oil painting, and at age 90, started quilting with the Wandering Foot Club in Arcadia.  Survived by her daughter, Valerie Hansen; 4 grandchildren, Linda Hansen-Reed, Robert and William Hansen, and Rick Cole; 9 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren; niece, Margo Kurfess, and nephews, John and Rick Bleharski.  Graveside services will be held Jan. 7, 2:00 p.m. at Live Oak Memorial Park in Monrovia.  Care entrusted to Douglass & Zook Chapel of Remembrance Funeral Home, Monrovia (626) 358-3244.

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based publication to help English learners: The publication, Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches, was developed by prominent scholars for educators to improve instruction for English learners. This subgroup of students presents some of the most challenging issues facing schools nationwide, particularly in California where they make up one out of every four students. The publication offers educators a comprehensive, user-friendly review and analysis of recent research to inform and improve instructional practices in order to help English learners. P-16 Council’s Closing the Achievement Gap Report recommendations implemented: O’Connell charged his California P-16 Council and the CDE with the responsibility of finding and supporting ways for the state to close the achievement gap. Almost all of the P-16 Council’s 14 recommendations to improve student achievement and help close the achievement gap have been implemented. These include the creation of the Signature Practices Web site, the establishment of a Partnerships Resource Kit, Workbook for Improving School Climate & Closing the Achievement Gap, implementation of a survey to measure school climate, and the launch of the Brokers of Expertise Web site. More students are passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE): Since the first official administration of CAHSEE in 2006, the passing rate for students taking the test for the first time as tenth graders has increased by almost five percentage points, from 64 to 69 percent. As a state senator in 1999, O’Connell wrote the CAHSEE law to ensure every student had the skills and knowledge necessary for meaningful work or college, as well as to raise expectations and results for all California schools and students. As superintendent, O’Connell fought off legal challenges to the Exit Exam. Nearly half of all schools met the Academic Performance Index (API)

target of 800 in 2010: The API measures a school’s performance on a scale ranging from a low of 200 to a high of 1,000 based on the results of statewide testing. California schools are asked to perform at a target level of 800. When the API started a decade ago, only 20 percent of schools hit the 800 mark. Now, 46 percent are making the target. O’Connell led efforts to increase rigor in the middle and high school curriculum and improve student college and career readiness: O’Connell led the initiative to increase the number of career technical education courses eligible to meet the University of California “a through g” requirements, expanding the number from 288 eight years ago to 8,389 today. California adopts the Common Core State Standards (CCSS): As O’Connell led the charge for adding rigor to the curriculum, he urged the state to adopt the CCSS. The CCSS were developed through a state-led initiative to establish consistent and clear educational standards for English-language arts and mathematics that would better prepare students for success in the competitive global economy. A record number of classrooms were built or modernized: Since 2002-03, 21,399 new classrooms were added for a current total of 303,399. Tens of thousands of other classrooms were modernized during the same time period. Construction was needed to accommodate the explosive growth of 80,000 more students, the state commitment of more than $28 billion for school construction, and the passage of $56 billion in local bond issues since 2003. O’Connell was the author of Proposition 39, approved by voters in 2000 that lowered the local school bond-approval threshold to 55 percent, down from 66.6 percent. This resulted in dozens of school bond measures being approved that would have otherwise failed, thus allowing more communities to raise funds to improve their local schools.


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A Look at 2010 in Pictures

From mudslides inSierra Madre and La Canada to the ritual of the Tournament of Roses Queen announcement; Zenyatta winning at Santa Anita and the Monrovia Wildcats winning their first ever Mid Valley CIF Championship – it was a very good year. For some, however, like Steve Poizner who was unsuccesfuful in his bid for governor and candidates for Arcadia City council like Paul Cheng who lost his bid for a seat on council, it was an expensive year. - Photos by Terry Miller

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POLICE BLOTTERS Monday, December 20: Units responded to CVS Pharmacy, 1401 South Baldwin, around 1:41 a.m. in reference to a theft that just occurred. A 26-year-old female Hispanic was arrested for trying to steal bottles of alcohol. A residential burglary occurred between noon and 1:40 p.m. in the 100 block of Las Tunas. Unknown suspect(s) pried open a rear sliding door to gain entry into the house. Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked rooms and stole jewelry and cash. Tuesday, December 21: Shortly after 5:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the security office at Westfield Mall regarding a theft that occurred on December 20 between 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The victim used the parking valet service at the mall, and she left a $7500 diamond bracelet and a $2400 designer purse under a pile of clothing items in her car. Several hours after returning home, she discovered that her property had been

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For the period of Sunday, December 19, through Saturday, December 25, the Police Department responded to 804 calls for service of which 115 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.

Sunday, December 19: Around 2:00 a.m., a female driver drove over the center median at Huntington and Santa Clara, knocked down a tree, and collided with a Mercedes parked on the Rusnak dealership lot. A field sobriety test was conducted, and a 22-year-old Hispanic was taken into custody for DUI. Between 7:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., an auto burglary occurred at Westfield Mall. Unknown suspect(s) tampered with a door lock and stole a GPS unit, snowboard, and snowboarding equipment for a total loss of about $1630.

stolen. Three male Hispanic juveniles were detained for theft around 7:36 p.m. by an employee from the Pac Sun store located at Westfield Mall. The suspects, ages 12, 14, and 15, stole merchandise from Pac Sun and Zumiez. Private persons’ arrests were made, and the juveniles were taken into custody for commercial burglary. They were later cited and released to their parents. Wednesday, December 22: Between midnight and 2:24 a.m., an auto burglary occurred in the 1500 block of Clark. Unknown suspects attempted to steal the vehicle, but when the suspects were unsuccessful, they took an in-dash radio, laptop computer, iPod, and cell phones. A residential burglary occurred in the 1700 block of El Vista between 5:35 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) gained entry in the home by prying open the rear deadbolt and door knob lock. The

suspect(s) stole designer handbags, watches, and jewelry. Thursday, December 23: Loss prevention personnel from JC Penney detained two female juveniles for theft around 11:11 p.m. They hid merchandise in a purse and a shopping bag and then left the store without paying for the items. Additional stolen property from Hot Topic was also recovered. Private persons’ arrests were made, and the girls, ages 15 and 17, were taken into custody for commercial burglary. A traffic stop was initiated in the 1800 block of Sixth around 7:17 p.m. when officers located a car with a warrant attached to the license plate. A 55-year-old male Hispanic driver was arrested for a $30,000 outstanding warrant. Friday, December 24: Shortly after 2:00 a.m., a 23-year-old male Hispanic was arrested for DUI at Huntington and Morlan after he was seen weaving

between lanes. Units responded to Peck and Clark around 8:11 p.m. regarding an apparent road rage incident. A male Caucasian suspect, driving a red Mustang, brandished a handgun in threatening manner at another driver. Saturday, December 25: Shortly before 1:00 a.m., a traffic stop was initiated at Foothill and Violet when the driver was observed driving over the solid double lines. Officers detected the odor of alcohol from the driver’s breath and a field sobriety test was conducted. It was determined that the 43-year-old male AfricanAmerican driver was operating the vehicle while intoxicated and was arrested at the scene. Officers conducted a traffic stop at Stanford and Baldwin around 4:15 p.m. as the vehicle had a $35,000 warrant attached to it. A 21-year-old male Hispanic was arrested for possession of marijuana.

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Apple IPod Touch, a $200.00 Apple 3G I-Phone, $12.00 in two Starbucks gift cards, a $20.00 Blockbuster gift card, a $50.00 World Market gift card, a $15.00 Visa gift card, and $60.00 dollars in cash. Wednesday, December 22nd: 10:29 AM- Possession of Marijuana/1oz or Less, Sierra Madre Blvd and Hermosa Ave. Officers were advised that a man with a $30,000 warrant was walking in front of the Police Department. The Sierra Madre Fire Department paramedics evaluated the subject due to health problems. The Sierra Madre resident was in possession of minor amount of marijuana and was released into the custody of Fire Department. 11:08 PM- Vandalism/Graffiti, 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Buccaneer Bar. Witnesses called the Police Department about a man who was vandalizing a fence. Officers were notified that the man had fled the area, but three witnesses were following him and pointed him out to police. Officers found that the suspect, a Sierra Madre resident, was in possession of a switch blade knife. The suspect was arrested and booked for vandalism and possession of a switch blade knife. Thursday, December 23rd: 2:43 AM- DUI Alcohol/Drugs, 200 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd. An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code violation. The officer determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The officer arrested the suspect and booked him for DUI at the Pasadena Police Department Jail. Saturday, December 25th: 9:14 PM- Residential Burglary, 100 blk. S. Hermosa Ave. Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and ransacked two unlocked bedrooms. The loss included a gold Bulova watch worth $1,000.00, a gold Citizen’s watch with a small crystal on the bezel, valued at $300.00, Silver Britton watches valued at $500.00, two thin white gold tennis bracelets, each worth $250.00, and a gold ring with “Vicky” engraved on the top, valued at $300.00.


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Other Public Notices NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 10100136 . Loan No. 0000039537 Title Order No. 10100136 APN 8572016019 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED October 4, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On January 5, 2011, at 10:30 AM, at the west side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA,Power Default Services, Inc., as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on October 18, 2005, as Instrument No. 05 2500692 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, CA , executed by: PEDRO D. ZAMORANO, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY AND TIMOTHY F. HOGLE JR, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 5308 GARYPARK AVE, ARCADIA, CA The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s Sale is estimated to be $493,599.18 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier`s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee`s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: 12/15/2010 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., Trustee By: Fidelity National Title Company, its agent 17592 E. 17th Street, Suite 300, Tustin , CA 92780, 7145085100 By: Lisa Rohrbacker, Authorized Signature The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.52(c) declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has obtained an exemption from the state regulator that is current and valid and the additional 90 day period does not apply. This loan servicer has implemented a comprehensive loan modification program that meets the requirements of civil code section California Civil Code 2923.53. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final

December 30 - January 5, 2011 or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52. Fidelity National Title Company, as Agent for the mortgage loan servicer as defined under California Civil Code section 2923.53 (k)(3) By: Lisa Rohrbacker, Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.fidelityasap.com/ AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 7142597850 ASAP# 3827292 12/16/2010, 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA09-252187-ED Order #: 090133509-CA-DCI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/28/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): CLAUDINE ILAGAN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 1/10/2007 as Instrument No. 20070048980 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 1/10/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $589,841.81 The purported property address is: 114 E SAXON AVE AND 2005 BRIGHTON STREET SAN GABRIEL, CA 91776 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5370-026021 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com

Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3844422 12/16/2010, 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 241162CA Loan No. 5304562589 Title Order No. 365121 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0324-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 01-06-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 03-31-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 0692754, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: WALTER MAX VARGAS, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,(MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, UNIVERSAL SAVINGS BANK, F.A., IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 10 OF TRACT NO. 18775, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 547, PAGE 37 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,071,267.01 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 322 COLORADO STREET ARCADIA, CA 91007 APN Number: 5775-008010 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery;

by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 12-10-2010 DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55.CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www.fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3845611 12/16/2010, 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010 T.S. No.: 2010-04658 Loan No.: 40519803 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/2/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: SHANNON ECKERMAN, A SINGLE WOMAN Duly Appointed Trustee: Western Progressive, LLC Recorded 10/13/2006 as Instrument No. 06 2280885 in book ---, page --- and rerecorded on --- as --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale: 1/5/2011 at 9:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West Side of the Los

Angeles County Courthouse, Directly facing Norwalk Boulevard, 12720 Norwalk BLVD, Norwalk, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $545,114.80 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 809 West Walnut Avenue Monrovia, California 91016 A.P.N.: 8506-034-016 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code §2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving Notice of Sale Specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided or the loan is exempt from the requirements. Date: 12/6/2010 W e s t e r n Progressive, LLC, as Trustee c/o 18377 Beach Blvd., Suite 210 Huntington Beach, California 92648 For Non-Automated Sale Information, call: (866) 960-8299 __________________________________ Robin Pape, Trustee Sale Assistant 12/16, 12/23, 12/30/10 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File No. 7037.09253 Title Order No. 4521391 MIN No. 100638008060015774 APN 5791-002032 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/23/08. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in §5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if

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any, shown herein. Trustor(s): Richard T. Lim, a married man as his sole and separate property Recorded: 07/03/08, as Instrument No. 20081189448, of Official Records of LOS ANGELES County, California. Date of Sale: 01/10/11 at 1:00 PM Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA The purported property address is: 1635 SOUTH 10TH AVENUE, ARCADIA, CA 91006 Assessors Parcel No. 5791-002032 The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $462,861.43. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid, plus interest. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the beneficiary, the Trustor or the trustee. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or its authorized agent was recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office and reads substantially as follows: The mortgage loan servicer declares that (1) it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code § 2923.52 and (2) the timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of California Civil Code § 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to California Civil Code § 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: December 15, 2010 NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC., as Trustee Melissa Myers, Authorized Signatory 505 N. Tustin Avenue, Suite 243, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Sale Info website: www.USA-Foreclosure.com Automated Sales Line: 714-277-4845 Reinstatement and Pay-Off Requests: (866) 387-NWTS THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE FEI# 1002.178212 12/16, 12/23, 12/30/2010 Ashley Andrews, Esq. SBN: 251565 Hoffman & Andrews, LLP - 302 West Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, California 91024 Telephone No. (626)355-4422 - Attorneys for Petitioner, beacon media, Inc. - Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Los Angeles - In the matter of the petition of beacon media, inc. to have the standing of Pasadena Independent as a newspaper of general circulation ascertained and established. Case No.: GC046576 - Notice of intention to apply for order declaring status of newspaper as one of general circulation pursuant to government code section 6021. Notice is hereby given that on 02/08/11, at 8:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard in Department S of this court, located at 300 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, California91101 Petitioner intends to apply for an order declaring the newspaper known as the Pasadena Independent to be a newspaper of general circulation for the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles and State of California. - Date: December 23, 2010

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Continued from page 17 Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles - In the matter of the petition of beacon media, inc. to have the standing of Pasadena Independent as a newspaper of general circulation ascertained and established. Case No.: GC046576 Petition to ascertain and establish standing as a newspaper of general circulation pursuant to california government code sections 6000 and 6020 - Petitioner alleges: Petitioner is the publisher of the newspaper known as the Pasadena Independent, hereinafter referred to as the “the newspaper.” The newspaper is a newspaper of general circulation published for the dissemination of local news and intelligence of a general character in the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles and State of California. The newspaper has a bona fide subscription list of paying subscribers numbering fifty in the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles and State of California, and elsewhere in the surrounding area, and has an average weekly circulation of three thousand five hundred. For more than one year preceding the filing of this Petition, the newspaper has been established under the name of Pasadena Independent, and has been printed and published regularly every Thursday in the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles and State of California. During the whole of the one year period preceding the filing of this Petition, the mechanical work of producing the newspaper, that is, the work of typesetting and impressing type on paper, has been performed in the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles, and State of California; the newspaper has been issued from the same city, county and state where it is printed and sold; it has been both printed and published in the same city, county and state; and it has been published as a weekly newspaper on each Thursday of each calendar week. wherefore, Petitioner prays for judgment ascertaining and establishing the Pasadena Independent as a newspaper of general circulation, as defined in section 6000 of the California Government Code for the City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles and State of California. Dated: December 23, 2010 Publish: 12/30, 1/6, 1/13 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA10-388385-AL Order #: 100569624-CA-GTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/14/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): XIANJIN LI AN UNMARRIED MAN Recorded: 3/23/2007 as Instrument No. 20070662021 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 1/18/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $458,119.05 The purported property address is: 2427 S BALDWIN AVE #D ARCADIA, CA 91007 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5385-029-050 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For

NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit ASAP# 3833885 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010, 01/06/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. CA-10-2390-BS Title Order No. 100505258-CA-LMI APN 8520-027-001 The mortgage loan servicer has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to CA CIV. CODE 2923.53 that is current and valid as of the date that the Notice of Trustee’s Sale was filed or given. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/15/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 1/12/2011 at 10:30 AM, Housekey Financial Corporation as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 6/9/2006, as Instrument No. 06 1270471, in Book xxx, Page xxx of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: JOSEPH LAWRENCE DELGADO AND RENA HINOJOSA DELGADO , HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR HSBC MORTGAGE CORPORATION (USA) A DELAWARE CORPORATION (Original Lender) and CITIBANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ALT-A TRUST 2006-6, as current Servicer/Lender, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: “AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST” The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 347 WEST HILLCREST BLVD., MONROVIA, CA 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, towit: $624,072.62 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. CONDITION OF SALE: The successful bidder will be required to pay county documentary transfer tax, any city tax, and any other applicable taxes or fees (including, but not limited to, the fee for recording Preliminary Change of Ownership report) to the auctioneer at the time of sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. DATE: 12/21/2010 Housekey Financial Corporation P.O. Box 60145 City of Industry, CA 91716 For Sale Information: 714-730-2727, www.fidelityasap. com or www.priorityposting.com TO NOTIFY TRUSTEE OF BANKRUPTCY FILINGS, PLEASE FAX FACE PAGE OF BANKRUPTCY PETITION TO (909) 397-3914 Betty Schwab, Trustee Sales Officer HOUSEKEY FINANCIAL CORPORATION MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 3846595 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010, 01/06/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20100015009480 Title Order No.: 100565720 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/20/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE

ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 12/28/2007 as Instrument No. 20072849858 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: MICHAEL T SHEAHAN AND LINDA J SHEAHAN, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/ CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 01/12/2011 TIME OF SALE: 10:30 AM PLACE OF SALE: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BLVD., NORWALK, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 130 N PRIMROSE AVE, MONROVIA, CALIFORNIA 91016 APN#: 8519-022-014 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $443,347.41. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 12/22/2010 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 75001-9013 Telephone: (866) 795-1852 Telecopier: (972) 661-7800ASAP# 3841418 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010, 01/06/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA09-301677-AL Order #: 142197 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/1/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): GREG GARABEDIAN, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 9/10/2007 as Instrument No. 20072085457 in book XXX, page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 1/18/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $473,199.41 The purported property address is: 4372 LYND AVENUE ARCADIA, CA 91006 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8571-006035 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is

current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 12/22/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www. fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3851968 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010, 01/06/2011 TS No. T10-67794-CA / APN: 5773-016-115 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/4/2002. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, Cashier’s Check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a deed of trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer, or authorized agent, declares as follows: [X] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed and [X] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 Trustor: Sam R. Rondas And Song Mu, husband and wife as joint tenants Duly Appointed Trustee: CR Title Services Inc. C/O Pite Duncan, 4375 Jutland Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92117 877576-0472 Recorded 11/14/2002 as Instrument No. 02-2749592 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale: 1/14/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $268,547.15 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 325 East California Street #A Arcadia, CA 91006 A.P.N.: 5773-016-115 Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. The Trustee shall incur no liability for any good faith error in stating the proper amount of unpaid balances and charges. For sales information please contact Priority Posting and Publishing at www.priorityposting. com or (714) 573-1965 Reinstatement Line: 877-576-0472 Date: 12/23/2010 CR Title Services, Inc 1000 Technology Drive, MS314 O’Fallon MO 63368 , Jill Bryant, Trustee Specialist Federal Law requires us to notify you that we are acting as a debt collector. If you are currently in a bankruptcy or have received a discharge in bankruptcy as to this obligation, this communication is intended for informational purposes only and is not an attempt to collect a debt in violation of the automatic stay or the discharge injunction. P779557 12/23, 12/30, 01/06/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 100121152 Title Order No. 10-8-445247 Investor/ Insurer No. 1705594909 APN No. 8519-028026 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED

OF TRUST, DATED 11/15/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by LAURA K. MARTORANA, dated 11/15/2007 and recorded 11/28/07, as Instrument No. 20072613934, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 01/27/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 224 NORTH ENCINITAS AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $489,593.35. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/28/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA3842517 12/30/2010, 01/06/2011, 01/13/2011 Trustee Sale No. CA08000735-10-2 Title Order No. 100335871-CA-GTI APN 5769005-009 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/28/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 1/24/2011 at 10:30 AM, At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA MTC FINANCIAL, INC., dba Trustee Corps, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on 06/10/2004 as Instrument No. 04 1486754 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, CA, executed by: Robert Yaghoubian, an unmarried man, as Trustor, in favor of Everbank, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1130 Fallen Leaf Road , Arcadia, CA 91006 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $1,539,789.67 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier`s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted,

the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee`s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder`s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. DATE: 12/30/2010 MTC FINANCIAL, INC. dba Trustee Corps TS No. CA08000735-10-2 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Clarisa Gastelum, Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www. priorityposting.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-5731965 Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2924f: The Beneficiary or Beneficiary’s agent has indicated that the requirements of California Civil Code Section 2924f have been met. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code § 2923.53(k) (3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded or the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52 Clarisa Gastelum, Authorized Signature TRUSTEE CORPS IS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P783354 12/30, 1/6, 01/13/2011 Trustee Sale No. 743767CA Loan No. 3011866302 Title Order No. 100574529-CAMAI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 1/21/2011 at 10:30 AM CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11/29/2006, Book , Page , Instrument 2006-2634935 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: John S Liwanag and, Maria R Liwanag, husband and wife as joint tenants, as Trustor, Washington Mutual Bank, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $340,096.14 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 510 S Canyon Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016 APN Number: 8516020-002 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. Date: 12/29/2010 SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT Exhibit DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Name: Ann Thorn Title: First Vice President California Reconveyance Company, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www.fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com Deborah Brignac California Reconveyance Company is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Deborah Brignac, Vice President 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop N110612 Chatsworth, CA 91311 P785869 12/30, 1/6, 01/13/2011


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