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Celebration on Tap for “All Families” Sunday in Pasadena BY TERRY MILLER

On Monday, February 28, 2011 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm the City of Sierra Madre will be hosting its first ever State of the City address at the Community Recreation Center in the newly renovated Sierra Madre Room at 611 East Sierra Madre Boulevard. This year’s theme is “Working Together the Sierra Madre Way” and this event will highlight programs and services the City has provided over the past year and give residents insight to the City’s goals for the next fiscal year. Mayor Pro Tem John Buchanan will emcee the evening. A special performance by Sierra Madre School Third Grade Students will precede Mayor Joe Mosca’s State of the City Address. Representatives from each City Department will have booths highlighting current programs and projects and will be available to answer any community questions. Although the event will not be aired live on SMTV3, the event will be recorded and rebroadcast on Channel 3 for Time Warner customers and will be able to be viewed on the City’s website no later than March 7. Child care will be provided by the Library and Community Services departments and refreshments will be provided by the sponsors of the event. For more information on this event please contact 626.355.5278

revenues, but since that time revenues have fallen sharply and created a shortfall. Pasadena’s challenges are exacerbated further by a $25 billion deficit in Sacramento, as well as federal earmarks the city has relied upon are likely to be cut by the new congress even as social services are likely to be rolled back. CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) funding has

In the wake of the controversial choice by Arcadia Mayor Amundson to have a Focus on Family pastor speak at Arcadia’s Annual Community breakfast next month, organizers of those opposed to the perceived discrimination and homophobia are planning their own event in Pasadena this Sunday at Good Shepherd Church. A church in Pasadena is developing a ministry to the LGBT community. The pastor, who is not a community activist nor a social organizer, is openly gay. When Rick Eisenlord learned the Mayor of Arcadia is planning on spending more than $5000 of public money to host a “Community Breakfast” on March 4 where he has invited an official of “Focus on the Family” to be the featured speaker, Pastor Eisenlord went into action as did many others in the community. “Focus on the Family” equates homosexuality with alcoholism, and believes that homosexuality is “preventable and treatable”; they claim that anti-bullying laws are part of a “gay agenda” to “promote homosexuality” and that homosexuality can be “cured” through “reparative therapy” Eisenlord said. A few weeks ago Pastor Eisenlord and others in the LGBT community appeared before the Mayor and City Council and

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There will be considerably more horse racing in Arcadia thanks to some recent CHRB decisions - Photo by Terry Miller BY TERRY MILLER Finally some good economic news to report not only for horse racing in general but for Arcadia’s Santa Anita track specifi-

cally as well as the city itself which lost a great deal of income from Oak Tree’s transference to Hollywood Park. Although the name has yet to be officially decreed, it seems the Pacific

Racing Association will be the working title for Santa Anita’s fall racing meet. The California Horse Racing Board finalized the 2011 racing calendar last week by allocating dates

in the late summer and fall for three Southern California racetracks. The Los Angeles County Fair meet will be run at Fairplex Park from September 8 through

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Mayor Bogaard Addresses Senior Citizens in Pasadena BY VICTOR BUELL Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, who expects to win his fourth term as Pasadena’s Mayor running unopposed on March 8, met with a crowd of approximately 65 senior citizens at Villa Gardens last Thursday afternoon. The talk was hosted by the Senior Advocacy Group—a group of active seniors residing at Villa Gardens and still very active in the community— and was moderated by the presiding member Toby

Osos. Mayor Bogaard covered 4 areas of his state of the city stump speech in his prepared remarks: the Rose Bowl, the current fiscal situation in Pasadena, long range plans, and the local economy’s role in Southern California. The Rose Bowl (constructed 90 years ago by members of the community, and listed as national historic site) is undergoing a 3 year, $152 million

renovation made possible by federal stimulus bonds. Construction—including upgraded concession, restrooms, improvements to the ingress and regress to the stadium, and a new scoreboard—is scheduled to complete in time for the 100th anniversary Rose Bowl contest, and the National Championship Game a week later in 2014. The fiscal situation in Pasadena is tight. In 2008 the city had excels


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features a stunning waterfall display in a very serene park like atmosphere. The dining room was full with patrons enjoying the roaring sounds of the spectacular waterfalls, and the realistic sounds of birds singing in the forest setting. It was the beginning of a most delightful evening. We sat quietly sipping our predinner drinks while enjoying the scenic park beauty and musing over our busy day. Earlier in the day my wife had an unexpected visit to her hearing aid doctor. It seems that her very expensive hearing aid had began slipping out of her ear so that an immediate technical adjustment was necessary. As our special evening progressed my “Birthday Girl” decided to excuse herself from our table for a visit to the Ladies Room. Just as she got up from the table she unknowingly kicked a small pink popcorn shrimp that someone had dropped from their dinner plate. That crazy little shrimp rolled down the restaurant isle and under

a lady patron’s chair. Mistakenly, I thought that the “Pink Thing” rolling down the isle was my wife’s two thousand dollar hearing aid that had slipped out of her ear once again! Quickly I rushed over to retrieve it. Bending down behind the woman chair... brought about a shriek from the woman,“What are you doing?” As I grabbed up that darn thing ... she yelled again “What do you have in your hand, Mister? Well, to her surprise ... and to my shock ... as I opened my hand to reveal what I thought was a hearing aid, turned out to be that gooey little popcorn shrimp. Just then my wife arrived back at the table. Quickly I grabbed her arm forcefully and whispered we are not staying for dinner! Her quizzical “But Why Honey?” was drowned out by the Lady Patron’s caustic remark as we left, “Now days, the Crazies are everywhere”. Well, that ladies embarassing remark was also a ... Mistaken Identity

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Teacher Brandon Landreth pleaded no contest to the 2008 murder of Arcadia resident Justo Cesar Morales. The former history teacher at John Muir High School was sentenced to 35 years to life for the murder of a 25-year-old Arcadia man on Tuesday in Pasadena. During the investigation it was revealed that Landreth shot Morales because he was resentful he had dated his ex-wife.

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Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: An impassioned plea from Pastor Rick... I want to speak to you from my heart. I am the simple pastor of a small church in Pasadena that is developing a ministry to the LGBT community that has been told for far too long that we are in some way defective or not normal. I am not a community activist or a social organizer. I am just a pastor. And I am gay. I know discrimination and hatred when I see it. The Mayor of Arcadia is planning on spending more than $5000 of public money to host a “Community Breakfast” on March 4 where he has invited an official of “Focus on the Family” to be the featured speaker. “Focus on the Family” equates homosexuality with alcoholism,

and believes that homosexuality is “preventable and treatable”; they claim that anti-bullying laws are part of a “gay agenda” to “promote homosexuality” and that homosexuality can be “cured” through “reparative therapy”. Several weeks ago myself along with others in the LGBT community appeared before the Mayor and City Council and begged them to change their minds on this breakfast and the speaker. I watched in sorrow as an Asian mother of a gay son wept as she spoke before the Council. Then I watched in horror as the Mayor of Arcadia bragged openly that we as “gay activists” were helping him sell tickets to his breakfast. There is an excellent article in the Arcadia Weekly on

this issue. As an openly gay man, I feel that we in the LGBT community can no longer be silent. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered family members -- including children -- are threatened and made to feel unsafe in their schools, workplaces, and places of worship by the hateful messages of Focus on the Family. If you have ever been bullied or harassed for being gay or lesbian or bisexual or transgendered - the time to speak out is now. If you have ever been made to feel like a freak or that you are somehow defective because of whom you want to love - the time to act is NOW. Please join me this Sunday February 27 AT 1PM at Good Shepherd

Church Pasadena as we celebrate ALL families with a fun Bar-b-que. 301 North Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103 (On the campus of Neighborhood Unitarian Church) Then join me and others for a SoCal Demonstration for ALL families against “Focus on the Family” Friday March 4, 2011 - 7am-8am outside of the Arcadia Mayor’s Community Breakfast 365 Campus, Drive, Arcadia I look forward to seeing you at the Bar-b-que and the demonstration. Remember - what affects ONE within our community - affects us ALL. Thank you and God Bless. Rev. Rick Eisenlord, M.Div. Pastor Good Shepherd Church Pasadena

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Dear Editor: An article on page 4 of the 2/17/2011 issue of the “Arcadia Weekly” appears as though it were basically a summary or reprint of a press release from the office of Rep. Judy Chu, who castigates the proponents of the proposed law H.R. 3, the “No Taxpayer Fund-

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that led to the discovery of her royal heritage. “One of the most beautiful elements of the work that I do is having the opportunity to time travel. With just an 18hour flight to Sierra Leone, I am able to experience life of a different time. It is the one thing that no matter how hard I try, I cannot share with a donor, here in America. I can, however, share hard-hitting statistics and heart wrenching stories that make even the most detached human being take notice,” Tiffany Persons writes. The Women of the World (WOW) Awards are a collaboration between 50/50 Leadership and UNA-USA Pasadena. Winners are selected from nominated entries. Entrants must have made a difference in the lives of women and girls in another country. Nominations are accepted of women of all ages, heritages, countries and professions. However, winning is designated for accomplished women leaders who are pioneers in their field and who continue to inspire others to set strong goals for themselves. The WOW Award is a way to celebrate female heroes and to promote gender equality throughout the globe. Last year’s winners were Whitney Kroenke, Dr. Shilpa Sayana, and Dr. Riane Eisler. “The most important thing a community can do is continually push the point, raise awareness, raise money and, above all, keep at it,” Stephanie March, actress, Law & Order: SVU. This year’s awards honor the top 3 Women of the World 2011, as selected by a panel of esteemed judges with prior commitments to public service. The panel selected the three winners from a jury of 17 finalists. The criteria for judging include impact, location, and sponsoring organization. At the gala, 50/50 Leadership and UNA will honor the winners, who will each receive an award for their achievements. The ceremony is open to the public. Interested parties can purchase tickets for $35 per person, $15 for Students, or $300 for a table of 10 via email to WOW@5050Leadership. org or call (818) 243-2322.

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Sunday, March 20th, 2011 www.WistariaFestival.com Shopping in our downtown shops Outdoor dining at our local restaurants More than 150 artists and crafters Live entertainment on multiple stages Kids zone and Food Court in the park Queen Victoria - docked at Ensenda last week - Photo by Terry Miller

haps more common that air travel. Cunard’s history is, of course, legendary, and she now boasts three of the most magnificent ships sailing around the world still offer their exclusive, signature White Star service. The fleet consists of, Queen Mary 2; Queen Elizabeth and the delightful Queen Victoria on which I recently sailed from San Pedro to Ensenda, Mexico. My personal connection to Cunard has deep roots. In addition to travel-

ing on the Queen Mary, the rest of my family has also sailed on the QE2 and the original Queen Elizabeth on numerous occasions during the 60’s and 70’s. When I first arrived at San Pedro in preparation for the 4 day trip to Ensenada I found the parking easy and plentiful with a very short trek to the area where porters were more than happy to take my baggage and arrange for it to be delivered to the stateroom. I was assigned state-

Continued from page 1 man, I feel that we in the LGBT community can no longer be silent. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered family members -- including children -- are threatened and made to feel unsafe in their schools, workplaces, and places of worship by the hateful messages of Focus on the Family.” This Sunday, February 27 at 2pm at Good Shepherd Church Pasadena Eisenlord invites ALL

families to a fun BBQ at 301 North Orange Grove Blvd.,in Pasadena. (On the campus of Neighborhood Unitarian Church) Next month there is a demonstration for all families against “Focus on the Family”. Organizers are staging a protest outside the Mayor’s Breakfast Friday March 4, 2011 - 7am8am at 365 Campus, Drive, Arcadia.

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LGBT Church Fights Bigotry with BBQ asked them to reconsider the choice of speaker. “I watched in sorrow as an Asian mother of a gay son wept as she spoke before the Council. Then I watched in horror as the Mayor of Arcadia bragged openly that we as “gay activists” were helping him sell tickets to HIS breakfast.” Eisenlord said in an open letter to the Arcadia Weekly. Eisenlord went on to say: “As an openly gay

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When making a decision to take a holiday cruise or crossing the Atlantic, I anticipate the splendor and elegance of bygone era being a principal part of that voyage. Some may say I’m a bit of a fantasist, but I do take into account the days when travel was not such a hurried, hassle-filled experience as is now so often the case. Getting to one’s destination in a relaxed, civilized fashion, was, and still is, as far as I’m concerned, the only way to take a trip. I was a rather young boy when I immigrated to the United States from England with my family in 1965. The vessel: Cunard’s legendary RMS Queen Mary – steamed us from Southampton to New York - five glorious days on some very rough seas that my dear mother would probably care not to remember – she and hundreds more were seasick that May of 1965. RMS Queen Mary now rests as a floating hotel owned by the City of Long Beach where she educates visitors of an era where steamship travel was per-

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With the Monrovia Election Slated April 12, we thought it Appropriate to give a brief Overview of the Candidates for City Council Meet the Monrovia City Council Candidates Monrovia will hold its municipal election on April 12. Five candidates have filed for the two City Council seats which are up this year. No one filed against Mayor Mary Ann Lutz who is running for reelection. The City Treasurer and City Clerk are not up for reelection at this time. Several days ago The Weekly requested short statements from each of the candidates for Council. They are printed here for your consideration. The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a candidate forum to be held on March 3, at 7pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The Weekly and KGEM are sponsoring a second forum on March 10, also at 10 pm. This second forum will be held at the KGEM studios and is being conducted by students from Monrovia High School’s Advanced Placement History Class. Both will be aired on KGEM, the Monrovia Community Access station. Sample ballots will be sent out the second or third week of March. City Clerk Alice Adkins advises that any registered voter who has not received a sample ballot by March 21 should call her office at 923-5505.

Joe Espinosa Joe Espinosa is a 32 try in the Marine Corps year old, young leader. Af- and living through out the ter graduating high school in state while being promoted 1997, Joe Espinosa joined the through the ranks of the DeUnited States Marine Corps partment of Corrections, Joe where he served his country settled in magnificent Monas a Heavy Machine Gunner rovia 2 years ago. Joe started with the 2nd Battalion 3rd attending and watching City Marines. In 2003, Joe gradu- Council meets where he deated from the Department of cided that he wanted to be Correction’s Basic Correc- “that person” making the tional Officer Academy. In decisions for the best inter2006, Joe was promoted the est of Monrovia. Joe knows rank of Correctional Sergeant he can fulfill the duties of a at the California Institution City Councilmember to the for men where he currently fullest extent. Joe would like works. Joe Espinosa has to see Monrovia businesses served his Country, serves his succeed, continue to manage State and would now like to spending, ensure continuous serve his city, Monrovia. low crime and a livable and After traveling the coun- affordable Monrovia.

Tom Adams Tom Adams is a Mon- and the Santa Anita Famrovia Native who has lived ily YMCA. His community and worked in Monrovia service also includes serfor most of his adult life. vice with the Santa Anita Tom is a business owner in Family Services, The MonMonrovia and has served rovia Historic Preservation on the Council for the past Group, The Monrovia 16 years and served on the Schools Foundation and Monrovia Planning Com- the Foothill Unity Center. mission prior to that. Tom Adams lives Always eager to give with his wife Sally. Their back to his home town, children, Devin, Cory and Adams has served in lead- Micah are grown and on ership capacities as Presi- their own. Cory and Mident of the Monrovia/Du- cah attended Monrovia arte Board of Realtors, The Schools from Kindergarten Monrovia Rotary Club through High School.

Chris Ziegler Occupation: Businessman/Community Volunteer Third generation Angelino, born and raised in unincorporated Los Angeles County. Attended El Monte schools until age17; joined the U.S. Navy and ultimately worked my way from deck force into one of the most advanced technical occupations. After 10 years of active duty service and countless overseas deployments, I transitioned to the private sector as a systems analyst in the financial services sector. For the past 12 years, I have been increasingly involved in real estate and property manage-

ment. Community service experience: Assisting faculty at Mayflower Elementary School; Serving as an advisory committee member to Caltrans, District 7 (elected as chair of the education subcommittee by my colleagues); Advocating for public health solutions for the San Gabriel Valley by working on the Pasadena Rose Bowl recreation area task force; and, educating public officials on realistic solutions to our sedentary lifestyle/health care challenges.

Becky A. Shevlin It has been an honor to Middle School, and alterserve Monrovia for the past nates for the San Gabriel two years. I have committed Valley Economic Partnermyself to being immersed in ship and San Gabriel Valley all aspects of our Communi- Council of Governments. ty so that I may fully under- I also continue to have onstand the needs and desires going commitments with of my fellow Monrovians. numerous organizations in My Council commitments the Community. We have include liaison appointments many challenges ahead and to the Monrovia Old Town I believe I am prepared to Advisory Board, Commu- confront and address them. nity Services Commission, My desire is that we continFoothill Workforce Invest- ue preserve our rich heritage ment Board, Foothill Transit and sense of community Board, Southern California while also forging ahead to Association of Governments, assure a prosperous future Adopt-A-School with Clifton for our City.

Jason Cosylion My name is Jason Cosylion. I went Rio Hondo College and I majored in Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, and a received certificate in Forensics. I was an intern for an agency within the Department of Defense for about a year. For five years, I worked for a home health care business. I went back to college and obtained B.S. degree in Technical Management from Devry University. For the past eight years, I have worked within the Community Development Department and within the Building and

Safety Department of several cities. I have resided in the City of Monrovia since June of 2006 with my wife and two kids whose ages are 3 and 10 months. I decided to run for City Council because I want to have this great City expand the current recreation programs for the young families and elderly, to assist the local businesses, to reduce the amount of money the City spends on civil litigation, create an “open door” policy, and most importantly to prevent the state from taking our Redevelopment Agency.


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Monrovia High School Symphonic Band to Play Carnegie Hall The Symphonic Band of Monrovia High School has been invited to perform at the world famous Carnegie Hall at the New York Wind Band Festival in February 2012. The fifty student musicians that comprise the Monrovia High School Symphonic Band will perform at the five-day festival along with seven other scholastic ensembles. The Symphonic Band secured their performance invitation following a rigorous application and audition process. Applications were received from throughout the country as well as from Europe. Director of Bands, Daniel J. Magallanes, is in his fifth year leading the instrumental music ensembles of Monrovia High. “This in an incredible honor,” says Mr. Magallanes. “I’m very proud of my students, and I hope that

everyone at our school and in our community shares that pride. This is a once in a lifetime experience that I hope we can afford to make happen.” In addition to preparing concert repertoire for the festival, the MHS Music Department now has the challenge of raising funds to cover the cost of the trip, including festival fees, airfare, and lodging. The total cost for students, staff, and chaperones is estimated at $120,000 for the five-day trip. The Wildcat Band Booster Club is actively seeking grants and sponsorships from the San Gabriel Valley business community to ensure that the Symphonic Band will participate in this prestigious event next year. The Wildcat Band Booster Club is a parent-run, non-profit organization which supports the Monrovia High School Music Department

by fundraising the music programs $75,000 annual operating expenses. There are several fundraisers on the calendar for the band: March 26th, Car Wash at Pep Boys April 3rd, MHS Alumni Day at the Races (for everyone) April 23rd, Car Wash at Pep Boys May 21st, Band BBQ at First Presbyterian Church The MHS Symphonic Band is one of several award-winning instrumental music ensembles at Monrovia High School. Made up of woodwind, brass and percussion students, the Symphonic Band rehearses and performs classical and contemporary concert band literature while increasing the musicianship and leadership skills of its members.

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nia Horse Racing Board, it will remain on a fourday race week schedule through March 20, and will transition to a five-day race week beginning Wednesday, March 23. The fiveday race week would remain in effect through closing day, April 17. Santa Anita’s 76-day winter/spring meeting began on Dec. 26, and with exception of holiday Mondays, racing has been conducted on a Thursday through Sunday basis. Santa Anita had originally planned to run five days a week beginning March 2, but due to a variety of factors, Santa Anita has opted to remain on a four-day schedule for the first three

weeks in March. Santa Anita Park, an iconic figure on the Southern California sports landscape, first opened on Dec. 25, 1934, and is currently in its 74th year of operation. A number of big races have yet to be run at the current meeting, including the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap on March 5, and the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 9. For more racing information and/or information regarding dining and seating reservations, fans are encouraged to visit www. santaanita.com., or to call (626) 574-RACE. Y

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Recreation and Community Services Department has more Winter Classes Available! It’s not too late to sign up for a variety of youth and adult classes. For young adults, Ms. Rebecca Prange offers a Pajama Bottoms Sewing Class beginning Tuesday, March 15th, $60 for three weeks plus a $15 materials fee (ages 13+). Who doesn’t love a comfy pair of pajama bottoms? They make great gifts for all ages! This class is held at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia. For adults, try our cooking class (Arcadia Community Center Kitchen), beginning Tuesday March 1st, $45 for five weeks plus $5 materials fee. Jan

Sayvongsa is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and will teach you how to cook quick, easy and delicious 3-course meals, yum! For youth, let your child experience diverse ceramic projects all related to this winter season. Paint n’ Play will teach clay sculpting and refining painting skills, a total art studio experience! The studio is located at 418 S. Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia, $57 for three weeks plus a $20 lab fee (ages 6+). For more information, contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at 626.574.5113.

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Hoover Commission to each provide a list of “Top 10 Actions” California can take to cut government waste and increase efficiency. The Governor has also issued Executive Orders to freeze hiring across state government and cut state cell phones and the passenger vehicle fleet in half. These actions are part of Brown’s efforts to save money this fiscal year and to cut $363 million in operational costs next fiscal year. A breakdown of “S.W.A.G” expenditures from 2007 to 2010 is:

S.W.A.G Expenditures 2007 -2010 Amount -Business, Transportation & Housing Agency $5,088,037.00 -State and Consumer Services Agency $1,154,960.00 -Health and Human Services Agency $778,678.00 -Department of Food & Agriculture $175,530.00 -Labor and Workforce Development Agency $129,012.00 -California Volunteers $77,387.00 -Environmental Protection Agency $48,317.00 -Emergency Management Agency $41,810.00 -Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation $12,201.00 -Department of Veterans Affairs $4,968.00 Total: $7,510,900.00

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Santa Anita Race Track Available for Private Rental (non- racing, of course) Santa Anita is available for non-racing private rental year round. With virtually their entire facility available, the only limit is imagination. The track is able to accommodate from 50 to 5,000 people, or more, and can customize an event to fit special needs and budgets. The grounds of Santa Anita Park are a welcome treat for the eye and lend themselves to just about any event. Santa Anita Park’s Executive Chef tailors your menu for your event from elegant hors d’ oeuvre parties to sumptuous formal dinners.

~Upcoming Community Events at Santa Anita Park~ Methodist Hospital Mardi Gras and Auction - Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Sirona’s at Santa Anita Park. (626) 898-8888 “Santa Anita’s 4th Annual Uncorked” - Sunday, March 27, 2011. Kingsbury Fountain at Santa Anita Park, www.santaanita.com. A Benefit for Arcadia High School Students. Wine Tasting, Cuisine Sampling, Art Show & Day at the Races Derby Day 5K Run & Walk - Saturday, April 9,

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The Carrie Hamilton Theatre At The Pasadena Playhouse announces Limited Engagement of starring Maripat Donovan performances begin March 3, 2011. The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NIGHT CATECHISM 3 will play a limited engagement in the Carrie Hamilton Theatre at The Pasadena Playhouse. Performances will begin March 3, 2011, with a press opening on Monday, March 7, 2011. “We’re pleased to have Maripat back at The Playhouse with Late Nite Catechism 3,” said Stephen Eich, Executive Director of The Pasadena Playhouse. “We look forward to presenting diverse programming at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre, which will appeal to a wide variety of audiences.” ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 stars everyone’s favorite Sister – Maripat Donovan, and is written by Maripat Donovan with Marc Silvia and directed by Marc Silvia. ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 is the latest class to be unveiled in this sinfully funny series which include the original Late Nite Catechism, Late Nite

Catechism 2 and Sister’s Christmas Catechism. After teaching countless students all about the saints, venial sins, guilt, limbo and more, Sister is now offering up her hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and Last Rites, including her own wacky version of “The Newlywed Game.” Classroom participation is a must, so bring along your sweetie and your sense of humor for some quality time with Sister – the feistiest new couples counselor in town. As always, each performance is unique and will appeal to people of all ages and faiths. Maripat Donovan originated the role of Sister in Late Nite Catechism and has toured internationally, receiving rave reviews for her work in Chicago, Boston, Rhode Island, New York, Toronto, Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, London and Dublin. She has worked in Chicago theatre for more than 20 years, winning Joseph Jefferson citations for her work in Portrait of a Shiksa and The Good Times are Killing Me. For her work in Late Nite Catechism, she was nominated for the coveted Outer Critics Circle Award in New York for Outstanding Solo Performance, and she won the Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Solo Performance in Los Angeles. Through her production company, Donovan Entertainment, she contin-

ues to delight audiences across the country with her plays Late Nite Catechism, Late Nite Catechism 2, and Sister’s Christmas Catechism. ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NITE CATECHISM 3 will begin performances at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre at The Pasadena Playhouse beginning March 3, 2011 through April 3, 2011 with the official press opening on March 7, 2011. The Carrie Hamilton Theatre is located above The Pasadena Playhouse located at 39 South El Molino Avenue in Pasadena. The performance schedule is Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 5:00 p.m. Regular ticket prices are $28.00 each. Tickets are available by calling The Pasadena Playhouse at 626-356-7529 or by visiting The Pasadena Playhouse Box Office, Monday from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. during non-performance dates and Tuesday – Sunday from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on performance dates. The box office is closed on holidays. Tickets are available 24 hours online at www.PasadenaPlayhouse. org. Group Sales (8 or more) are available by calling 626-921-1159. For additional information visit www.PasadenaPlayhouse. org.


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Mayor Bogaard speak to Seniors Continued from page 1 been cut by 50%. Meanwhile city expenses like pensions and medical coverage continue to increase. Mayor Bogaard seemed upbeat and optimistic however about his vision for Pasadena. “We are committed to a strong community with quality services, and we have challenges before us.” The mayor also talked about new 25 year resource plans for Pasadena’s water and power, including modernization of groundwater pumps, and a focus on developing more renewable energy sources. “What kind of city is Pasadena and what kind of community do we want to be?” the mayor asked

rhetorically. With a commitment to preserving Pasadena’s elegant neighborhoods and historic downtown, while pursuing necessary renovation and development, the city is moving forward with projects near the Gold Line (Del Mar and Sierra Madre Villa stations) and Paseo Colorado. New housing is intended near transit and commerce in a way that preserves older areas. “Pasadena is regional center for employment, retail, great restaurants, education, art and culture, and we will continue to be.” Questions from the audience included “What plans are there for Pasadena’s 125th birthday?” On June 11 there is a celebration at the Museum of History. The July 4th festivities

at the Rose Bowl will be themed for the 125th anniversary, and in Sept the Pasadena POPS will perform a free concert on the steps of City Hall. To a question about the Pasadena Playhouse, Mayor Bogaard commented that “A Noise Within” renowned classical repertoire is relocating from Glendale to Pasadena, completing construction of a new 300 seat, $13 million theater near Del Mar Station. Performances (including Shakespeare and other classics) will begin this Fall. Another Villa Gardens resident commented that she does not see any low cost housing in the area. The mayor smiled and said “We are proud to be building it such that you don’t notice.” Villa Gardens, lo-

formation required to file their tax returns. Help with account questions, such as collection or examination issues, is also available during Open House. In some instances virtual assistance will be offered, taxpayers will be assisted over the telephone by IRS employees who are working in other offices around the country. “We know some people are facing challenging economic times and we want to provide extra assistance on these Saturdays,” said Anabel Marquez, Spokesperson for the IRS. “Our goal is to help them get what they need from the IRS.”

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Beth Costanza Steps Down - Hettrick to Head Arcadia Chamber The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce has announced that Scott Hettrick has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Mr Hettrick has been very active in the Arcadia community, serves on many committees and city commissions and on the chamber board of directors prior to accept-

ing this position. He will take the reins on March 15. Installation of Officers, Citizen of the Year and a retirement dinner for Beth Costanza will be held in the Chandelier Room at Santa Anita Park on March 31. Please call the Chamber 447-2159 or go online for tickets.www. arcadiacachamber.org

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Scottish Rite Cathedral 150 North Madison Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 Reception & Iranian Art Exhibition: 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Program: 7:00 -8:00 p.m.

IRS Announces Open Houses February 26 & March 26 Taxpayers who may have difficulty scheduling a visit to an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center during normal weekday business hours can visit the following IRS offices on Saturday, February 26 and Saturday, March 26, 2011, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 PM: Long Beach— 501 W. Ocean Blvd. Los Angeles— 300 N. Los Angeles Street Van Nuys— 6230 Van Nuys Blvd. The IRS will host two Saturday Open Houses during the income tax filing season to provide free assistance to taxpayers who need help getting in-

cated off Lake just north of the 210 freeway, is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community. Established in 1927 and considered among the area’s premier retirement and extended care facilities, Villa Gardens is dedicated to superior health care, and providing luxury, comfort, and a variety of lifestyle choices for residents. Villa Gardens was recently named “Best Place to Retire in Pasadena” by Pasadena Magazine.

In addition to the normal array of services, limited help preparing tax forms is available on a firstcome, first-served basis in most locations. Over 35,000 taxpayers attended similar Open House events last year. In addition to here in Los Angeles County, the IRS is offering assistance at 96 other locations around the country. A complete list of Open House locations is available on www.IRS.gov. You can check the listing of local offices (http://www. irs.gov/localcontacts/index. html) to see which offices in California show hours of service on Saturday.

Featuring: Dr. Lloyd Miller – noted scholar, composer, arranger and Persian music expert Dr. Jennifer Rose – historian of religion with a particular interest in Zoroastrian Studies (Ancient Iranian religion) Master of Ceremonies (MC) Shally Zomoroodi of FOX 5 News San Diego Enjoy traditional authentic appetizers followed by Eastern Arts Iranian music and dance performances coordinated by Lloyd Miller and Katherine St. John Free Admission by RSVP only Due to the popularity of this event, RSVP IS A MUST by March 1, 2011 to Dr. Nazee Rofagha at (626) 583-9116 or Noroozpasadena@yahoo.com (Adults only please) “Made possible in part by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division.” The Pasadena Arts Council serves as fiscal sponsor for 2011 Norooz in Pasadena. Norooz in Pasadena is a non-religious and non-political cultural entity which was established in 2007.The Mission is to celebrate and promote Iranian arts and culture.

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Queen Victoria offers a Glimpse of a Bygone Era in Steamship Travel Continued from page 5 room 5019 and directed to my quarters by a very efficient and polite young British Cunard employee shortly after I was checked in. While I heard one complaint about the time it took to board the ship, I had none. In fact, it truly was smooth sailing getting through the check-in process - I was treated with the utmost respect and dignity. My delightful stateroom complete with delightful balcony, comfortable couch and reading chair greeted me with some excellent champagne, two bowls of fresh fruit and canapés upon my arrival. Not a bad start to the trip, I must say. There is a mini fridge, two televisions a King size bed and ample closet space to accommodate my newly acquired Italian suit , shirts and ties for the formal evenings I was soon to encounter. The bathroom included an efficient shower, sink and first-class selection of comfortable cotton towels – there seemed to be nothing missing, even for the seasoned traveler.

I was travelling with a small group of journalists, many of whom have considerably more cruise experience than I. However, I did not let this deter my thirst for knowledge and the occasional pint of Bass ale (which, by the way, tasted exceptionally good in Queen Victoria’s Golden Lion Pub.) Now, as I understand it, the on board experience of sailing on such a vessel is really about being pampered and wined and dined to the nines. I was not to be thwarted. I had the beguiling opportunity to lunch at Todd English Grill before we set sail last Sunday. This exclusive restaurant on Queen Victoria is truly remarkable not only in décor and privacy but in essence. I had the sea bass, cooked so impeccably that guests at nearby tables also commented for some time on this noteworthy entrée. After lunch, the almost larger than life man himself, Todd English, made the rounds of our private party

and introduced himself, as eager star-gazers tried to pry culinary secrets out of the celebrity chef. He was happy to oblige, to a degree. After posing for photos with the guests, English disembarked Queen Victoria for a trip to Boston (I believe) to check on one of his trendy restaurants. If you sail aboard Queen Victoria,

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Dramatic stairway aboard Queen Victoria a trip to this restaurant is a must! In addition to the dazzling menu, the attention to every detail is what makes dining here so inimitable.

that Regal, sweeping staircase in the classic 1938 film) which leads to three or four of the 11 decks aboard the ship. A bas relief etching of

Queen Victoria (the ship) greets you as you ascend this impressive stairway. As you make your way to any particular destination on board there is a vast array of comfy seating begging you to relax and read a good book or simply enjoy the ocean views. Prior to the Muster emergency drill, I had a couple of hours to acclimate myself to the ship’s many decks, amenities restaurants and wonderful specialty bars and, in due course, tried out a couple of these chairs. After cocktails at the Commodore Club with our hostess, Lauren Purnell, it was time for our first elegant but casual dining experience in the Princess Grill. I was immediately taken by number of waiters and servers we had for a fairly small group. I did feel ever- so important, moreover I felt it was genuine. Our head waiter from India, Anish Paniker, is a delight to watch as he helps the ladies to their seats and then the gentlemen. Paniker is the perfect combination

of panache, and personality. Raul Lucas, originally from Portugal, is the Princess Grille Maitre d’Hotel kept everything running smoothly on the floor of the Princess Grill. What struck me after we had some spectacular appetizers which included items such as some excellent Scottish Smoked Salmon - which was truly to write home about – was the calm way in which each server approached each guest and ensured your every wish was their command without being over the top. It just felt right. Now if only I could get this kind of service at my home… I’ve been fortunate enough to dine in restaurants such as the 21 Club in New York and Tavern on the Green in Central Park (which I understand is no more) among many others and I can, without vacillation, say that the food, service and ambiance of Queen Victoria’s Princess Grill is as good as it gets.

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Pasadena Police Arrest two Men in Connection with Swindling a 93-Year-Old Pasadena Chief of Police, Phillip L. Sanchez, and the detectives responsible for the investigation and arrest of Tommy Petro and Ronald Adams held a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the Police Dept. headquarters. According to police reports suspects Petro and Adams approached the victim at a local gas station and convinced her that there were minor problems with her vehicle. The suspects gained

the victim’s trust and followed her to the residence, where they obtained $1,200 for “future” vehicle repairs. The suspects made two additional phone calls to the victim making arrangements each time to come by her residence for additional money totaling $2,600. The 93 year old victim, a former Rose Princess circa 1937 became suspicious after paying an additional advance and notified a relative. The Pasadena Police Department was

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Continued from page 14 me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.” It seems obvious, with this in mind, that Cunard has created a peaceful masterpiece in Queen Victoria. Stunning, when you think that she carries in excess 2000 plus passengers, and an enormously talented and dedicated crew of 1001. On my particular trip there were very few children and I didn’t see a single baby. This would have pleased Her Majesty Queen Victoria immensely as her preference for the young has been well documented… “I don’t dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.” It seems to me that Cunard appeals to a slightly older traveler and perhaps attracts somewhat more complex, refined tastes for that very reason. Even though there were so many aboard, it never seemed crowded or noisy. On the second day of the voyage I joined a few other journalists for a tour of Queen Victoria’s bridge. For obvious security reasons, not many are allowed this privilege. Long gone are the days when

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Cunard's Queen Victoria As I now understand it, a Cunard voyage is, perhaps foremost, all about exquisite food. I know there are those who would disagree and point out the amazing Spa; the pools; gymnasium; the dancing; the casino; the bingo; the shopping; the history; the library and the many unique bars but come on, it really is about the remarkable food, isn’t it? This is where it gets REALLY interesting. We had the rare opportunity to visit the galley where these chefs under the executive direction of Chef Patron Jean Marie Zimmerman create such world class cuisine on such a large scale. The executive chef on Queen Victoria is Mark Olyroyd gave us a tour of his highly polished and clean kitchen the day after we visited Ensenada. He and his twin brother Nicholas (who also is a chef aboard a Cunard ship) is a master chef with a great sense of humour which helps the massive galley run smoothly. More on this aspect of the Queen Victoria in next week’s installment. Queen Victoria once said: “Great events make

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you could visit the captain in the aircraft cockpit, for example. We met Capt. Christopher Rynd, albeit briefly, and then had a terrific educational and fun visit with Second Officer, Aaron Wood, who started the tour by showing us some of the navigational equipment and, yes, the auto pilot button. We also had a glance at the ship’s wheel (yes it still is functional but not quite the size I’d expect for a vessel that carries 3000 plus.) The education and training that goes into becoming responsible for such a massive ship is, in itself, very intense. Meanwhile Chief Officer Tom Bosic and 3rd Officer Joey Clinton kept us safely on course while Second Officer Wood continued the tour of the bridge. As of 22nd Febru-

ary, Queen Victoria has steamed 367,025 nautical miles When the great shipwrights built Queen Victoria they had to have this famous quote in mind: “We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.” -Queen Victoria Everything about Queen Victoria says success and splendor and while sailing aboard her one can feel nothing but successful and splendidly pampered. This is THE way to travel. For further information on Cunard’s extensive journey opportunities and to book a cruise or crossing, go to: www.cunard.com Part 2 of this article will appear next week in all Beacon Media News publications and websites.

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-Photo by Bill Harrington Alfred R. “Dick” Sale of Eagle Rock, a long time mountain rescue volunteer, died February 14 at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He was 80. Dick, a renowned wilderness search-and-rescue authority, electronics hobbyist and HAM radio operator, was easily recognized by his full beard, belt and red suspenders, bolo tie and his Stetson hat. His motto was: “Mountains and wilderness don’t care, you take care, be safe”. He was born on September 15, 1930 in Altadena and spent his boyhood at Switzer’s Camp in the San Gabriel Mountains, where his mother was the camp cook. He worked at Rockwell as a photographer specializing in high speed photography and worked with the NASA space program in the 1960s and ‘70s. He married his first wife Barbara in 1950, and together they raised three sons. After her death in 1973, he carried on as a single father. Always civic minded, Dick served on the Civil Defense Commission and the Traffic Commission for Temple City, and won election to Barbara’s seat on the Temple City School Board after she died. Sale enjoyed teaching children and adults about wilderness safety. From 1962 to 1971 he served as Scout

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contacted and an investigation began. On Tuesday, February 22, 2011, the two suspects were identified and arrested with the assistance of their lawyer. There were no weapons involved in the crime, according to authorities. Petro and Adams have been released on bond and their trial is pending. The full amount swindled was returned to the victim and police officers escorted her to her bank where she deposited the funds back into her account. The victim of the crime talks with detectives (above) and Chief of Police Phillip Sanchez held a press conference (below). -Photos by Terry Miller

NHL Legend Luc Robitaille to Speak at Boy Scout Fundraiser The San Gabriel Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, will host its annual Celebrity Sports Breakfast on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10 am at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. The keynote speaker at the breakfast will be NHL legend and current President of Operations of the Los Angeles Kings, Luc Robitaille. Great giveaways, autographed items, special drawings and a live auction are included in this event. In addition, everyone at the breakfast will receive a ticket to the LA Kings game against the Colorado

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Avalanche scheduled to start immediately after the breakfast at 1 pm at the Staples Center. Luc Robitaille, the highest scoring left wing in NHL history and the alltime Kings leader in goals scored, was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame in 2009. He played 19 seasons in the NHL, including 14 with the LA Kings, played in 1431 career regular season games, had a total 1394 points, including 668 goals, and won the Calder Cup Trophy as the NHL’s Rookie of the Year in his inaugural season. Robitaille’s Number

20 jersey was retired by the Kings in 2007. Funds raised from this evenTickets to the Luc Robitaille event start at $250, which includes a ticket to the LA Kings game. A $500 donation includes 2 tickets to the event, 2 game tickets and 1 VIP pass to an autograph session with Luc Robitaille. A $1,000 donation includes 10 tickets to the event, 10 tickets to the game, and 2 VIP passes to an autograph session with Luc Robitaille. Please call Annette Haslam at (626) 351-8815, ext. 255 or email annette.haslam@scouting. org with any questions.

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For the period of Sunday, February 13, through Saturday, February 19, the Police Department responded to 906 calls for service of which 122 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, February 13: Around 12:41 a.m., an automated license plate reader alerted officers to an unoccupied vehicle with a felony warrant attached to it. About a half-hour later, a male subject entered the vehicle and left the area. Officers conducted a traffic stop at Live Oak and Sixth, and a 53-year-old male Caucasian was arrested for a $100,000 felony warrant. Around 2:43 a.m., units responded to the 500 block of Cornell in reference to a domestic disturbance. During an argument, the suspect hit her husband in the head with a television remote, causing a laceration above his eye. A 23-year-old female Hispanic was arrested for inflicting corporal injury to spouse. Monday, February 14: Between 5:00 p.m. on February 12 and 8:00 a.m. on February 14, a commercial burglary occurred in the 1700 block of Oakwood. Unknown suspects entered a house that is under construction through a secured window. The suspects accessed various rooms and stole tools and construction equipment totaling almost $4,200. A grand theft auto occurred between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. in the 100 block of East Foothill. Unknown suspect(s) stole a 2005 Chevy Van with the Edible Arrangement graphics on the vehicle. Tuesday, February 15: Shortly after 2:00 p.m., units responded to Banana Republic, located at Westfield Mall, in reference to a commercial burglary that occurred around 12:17 p.m. A sales associate discovered four leather jackets worth around $1,300 were missing. A review of their surveillance video revealed that a male suspect hid the jackets in a shopping bag and left the store. A residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of Arcadia between 11:30 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) pried open the front door to gain entrance into the house. Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked rooms and stole a $3,000 watch.

Wednesday, February 16: Between 5:15 p.m. on February 15 and 7:15 a.m. on February 16, a commercial burglary occurred at a business in the 500 block of North First. Unknown suspect(s) forced open the front door and removed computer equipment and miscellaneous property worth over $5,600. Shortly before 4:00 p.m., a woman brought a grenade that belonged to her father to the police station for disposal. The WWI hand grenade was examined and determined to be live. The police parking lot was cordoned off and the LASO Bomb Squad was called to the scene. The bomb technicians advised that it was unsafe to transport the grenade due to its age and condition, so a hole was dug in the lawn and the grenade was detonated to render it safe. Thursday, February 17: 9. Units responded to the 1000 block of Volante in reference to a grand theft that occurred between January 16 and February 14. The tim discovered victwo rings,

worth about $10,500, w e r e missing from her bedroom. She believes that a 25-year-old male AfricanAmerican caretaker had taken the rings. Our YES officer responded to First Avenue Middle School, 301 South First, around 11:00 a.m. in regards to a narcotics investigation. Several students advised that a fellow student was selling marijuana and Ecstasy pills. A 12-year-old male Filipino was arrested for the sale of a controlled substance, and he was later cited and released to his father. Friday, February 18: Around 2:00 a.m., a traffic stop was conducted at Myrtle and Live Oak because the driver failed to stop at the limit line for a red light. A 24-year-old male Hispanic driver was contacted and it was determined that he was operating the vehicle while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was arrested at

the scene without incident. A vehicle was stolen from a repo company located in the 5400 block of North Peck around 6:34 p.m. The vehicle had a GPS tracking system and the car was later recovered in the 900 block of Leorita in Baldwin Park. Saturday, February 19: Four businesses located in the 100 block, 200 block, 500 block, and 700 block of South. First Avenue were burglarized between 5:00 p.m. on February 18 and 10:10 a.m. on February 19. Units were dispatched to Residence Inn, 321 East Huntington, around 5:05 p.m. in reference to a grand theft report. After a 20-yearold female Caucasian guest checked out of her room, it was discovered that a 42” flatscreen television, worth about $1,500, was missing.

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During the week of Sunday, February 13th, to Saturday February 19th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 366 calls for service. See crimereports.com for updated information. Friday, February 18th: 4:43 PM- Petty Theft, Montecito Ct. Unknown suspect(s) stole an unlocked blue Moongoose dirt bike in an alley behind Bean Town. 10:40 PM- Possession of Marijuana in Vehicle, W. Sierra Madre Blvd. During a check at Buccanneer Bar an officer contacted three adult male subjects in a vehicle, due to a strong odor of Marijuana. The owner of the vehicle admitted to possessing marijuana and was cited. Further investigations revealed that the other subjects in the vehicle were on probation and one had an outstanding warrant. The subject with the warrant was taken to Pasadena Police Department Jail for booking. Saturday,February 19th: 11:49 PM- Parolee Arrested, Don Diablo and Foothill Ave. An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code violation. Further investigations revealed that the driver was in possession of a glass smoking pipe used to smoke crack cocaine. The driver was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. It was later determined the driver was a parole with an outstanding felony warrant. The Highland Park resident was transported to Pasadena Police Department Jail.


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0066090 Title Order No. 09-8-193307 Investor/Insurer No. 152211433 APN No. 8505-017-015 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/23/2006. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JACQUELINE SUZANNE ROSE, A MARRIED WOMAN, dated 10/23/2006 and recorded 11/03/06, as Instrument No. 06 2447032, in Book xx, Page xx, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/10/2011 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: 601 WEST COLORADO BOULEVARD, 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 $540,452.21. 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: 08/20/2009 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# 3902573 02/10/2011, 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 446132CA Loan No. 3013042290 Title Order No. 635092 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12-19-2006. 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 03-03-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 12-28-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 2882432 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: ANTHONY L ROGERS AND, TAMI LEE ROGERS, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, 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 WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 32 OF TRACT NO. 22824, IN THE CITY OF MONROVIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 871 PAGES 69 TO 73 INCLUSIVE OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $781,228.99(estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 207 CANYON CREST DRIVE MONROVIA, CA 91016 APN Number: 8520-007-036 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: 02-102011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee ZELMA THORPES ZELMA THORPES, ASSISTANT SECRETARY For Sales Information: CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www. priorityposting.comASAP# 3904603 02/10/2011, 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-09280135-PJ Order #: 090328871-CA-GTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST

DATED 2/23/2007. 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): ROMAN FLORES , A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 3/2/2007 as Instrument No. 20070455295 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/7/2011 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: $466,898.29 The purported property address is: 1537S CALIFORNIA AVE MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8513-010-036 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 OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758 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 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap. com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908-4357 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# 3900959 02/10/2011, 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0071836 Title Order No. 10-8-306215 Investor/Insurer No. 1702707062 APN No. 8508-004-059 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/20/2006. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by BERTA LIDIA LANDAVERDE, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 12/20/2006 and recorded 12/27/06, as Instrument No. 06 2867794, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/10/2011 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: 1226 SOUTH MAYFLOWER AVENUE #D, MONROVIA, CA, 910164055. 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 $335,106.97. 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: 09/30/2010 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# FNMA3902682 02/10/2011, 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011 T.S. No.: 09-33999 TSG Order No. 090536681-CAMSI APN 8515-015-079 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/11/2004. 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 3/3/2011 at 10:30AM, Old Republic Default Management Services, a Division of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company as duly appointed Trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust Recorded on 08/19/2004 as Instrument No. 04 2137361 in book -, page - of official records in the Office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Tanya King, a single woman as Trustor, Argent Mortgage Company, LLC a limited liability company, as Beneficiary, Will Sell At Public Auction To The Highest Bidder For Cash (payable in full at time of sale 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 front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA, 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: 1405 California Ave, 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 in an “AS IS” condition, 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, to wit: $339,600.62 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. The Declaration pursuant to California Civil Code, Section 2923.5(a) was fulfilled when the Notice of Default was recorded on 7/27/2009 The Declaration pursuant to California Civil Code, Section 2923.54 is attached as Exhibit A Exhibit “A” SERVICER’S DECLARATION TO NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code §2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: 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 recorded. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52.” I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Florida that the foregoing is true and correct Date: FEB 10 2010 Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC. BY: Johanna Miller, Authorized Signer Date: 2/7/2011 Old Republic Default Management Services, a Division of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, as Trustee 500 City Parkway West, Suite 200 Orange, CA 92868-2913 (866) 263-5802 For Sale Information Contact: Priority Posting and Publishing (714) 5731965 Tony Delgado, Trustee Sales Officer “We are attempting to collect a debt, and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose.” P800475 2/10, 2/17, 02/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-09301910-RT Order #: 090532688-CA-DCI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/27/2005. 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 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): GEORGE OSUNA AND GISEL VINCENT OSUNA , HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 7/1/2005 as Instrument No. 05 1558618 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/7/2011 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: $443,178.74 The purported property address is: 8748 GREENWOOD AVE SAN GABRIEL AREA, CA 91775 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5379-016050 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 Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. 3815 S.W. Temple Salt Lake City UT 84115-4412 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 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 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# 3905773 02/10/2011, 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011 Trustee Sale No.: 20100028701962 Title Order No.: 100675608 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/23/2005. 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 PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDex West, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 03/31/2005 as Instrument No. 05 0740173 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California. Executed By: Julia Chang, 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: 03/09/2011 Time of Sale: 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA. Street Address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 416 Olive Street #B, Monrovia, California 91016 APN#: 8517-014-016 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 $390,328.30. 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: Priority Posting & Publishing, Inc. 17501 Irvine Blvd., Suite One Tustin, CA 92780 714-573-1965 www.priorityposting. com NDex West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 02/10/2011 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. P799177 2/17, 2/24, 03/03/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10392116-VF Order #: 100598434-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/21/2007. 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): HUNG ALAN BANH Recorded: 3/2/2007 as Instrument No. 20070454232 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/14/2011 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: $356,607.83 The purported property address is: 500 E SAXON AVE H SAN GABRIEL, CA 91776 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5370-032-029 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 Bank of America 475 Crosspoint Parkway Getzville NY 14068 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 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 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# 3887795 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FWA-102333 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/6/2007. 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. On March 10, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA, REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by LEI MORTON AND THOMAS F. MORTON, WIFE AND HUSBAND, as Trustors, recorded on 6/12/2007, as Instrument No. 20071412927, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 8513-004-045 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 248 EAST EL SUR STREET , MONROVIA, CA 91016. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $266,098.46. 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 borrowers) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one or more 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 or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. The mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption and said order is current and valid as of the date of the Notice and the time frame set forth in California Civil Code 2923.54 does not apply or California Civil Code 2923.54 does not cover this loan. Dated: 2/11/2011 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee By: MARILEE HAKKINEN, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: (800) 542-2550 Sale Information: (714) 730-2727 or http://www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 3904477 02/17/2011, 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011 TSG No.: 4735455 TS No.: CA1000219040 FHA/VA/PMI No.: APN: 5771-025-035 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/11/2005. 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 PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 03/16/2011 at 10:30 AM, First American Trustee Servicing Solutions LLC, as Trustee, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 08/19/2005, as Instrument No. 05 1995653, in book, page, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California. Executed by: BOLA N. AJERE, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, 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) At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA 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 described as: As more fully described in the above mentioned Deed of Trust APN# 5771-025-035 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1269 OAKHAVEN 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, 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 $1,040,306.05. 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. 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 Trustee. Date: 02/23/2011 First American Title Insurance Company First American Trustee Servicing Solutions, LLC, 3 FIRST AMERICAN WAY SANTA ANA, CA 92707 The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporations 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. First American Trustee Servicing Solutions, LLC, as Trustee MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. For Trustee’s Sale Information Please Call (714) 5731965 P800969 2/24, 3/3, 03/10/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 744661CA Loan No. 3014110666 Title Order No. 100673761-CA-MAI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 07-17-2007. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 03-07-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07-262007, Book NA, Page NA, Instrument 20071765024, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: WHAY ENG WANG AND DAVID HUANG, WIFE AND HUSBAND 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 WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 104 OF TRACT NO. 5905, IN THE CITY OF TEMPLE CITY, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 72 PAGE 91 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $386,821.44 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 5822 SULTANA AVENUE TEMPLE CITY, CA 91780 APN Number: 5387-015-020 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: 02-11-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee ELINA UKMAN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 5731965 or www.priorityposting.com ASAP# 3901638 02/14/2011, 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0150394 Title Order No. 10-8-536829 Investor/Insurer No. 1697657647 APN No. 5387-008-074 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/10/2004. 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 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 AMPORN PHANTHAVONG, dated 12/10/2004 and recorded 12/21/04, as Instrument No. 04 3292335, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/24/2011 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

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Continued from page 17 street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1266 ELM AVENUE UNIT A, SAN GABRIEL, CA, 91775. 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 $352,366.37. 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: 02/23/2011 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# FNMA3902826 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011, 03/10/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10380644-CL Order #: 100491702-CA-LPI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/3/2007. 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): STEVEN E. SPERL, A SINGLE MAN Recorded: 8/13/2007 as Instrument No. 20071893478 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/21/2011 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: $545,171.00 The purported property address is: 405S MADISON AVE MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8505-030-016 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 Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124 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 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 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# 3918109 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011, 03/10/2011 aNOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-09307055-CL Order #: 090597646-CA-LPO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/28/2005. 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 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): DAPHNE ANNE NOWELL , AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 10/6/2005 as Instrument No. 05 2410220 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/21/2011 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: $532,085.83 The purported property address is: 219 N ALTA VISTA MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8504-009-001 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 Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124 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: 2/23/2011 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 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# 3920714 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011, 03/10/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FWA-103096 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/25/2006. 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. On March 17, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA, REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by KIRK FAULKNER, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustors, recorded on 1/31/2006, as Instrument No. 06 0227666, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 8571-003-052 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 3012 HODGES AVENUE, ARCADIA, CA 91006. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $403,663.08. 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 or more 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 or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. The mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption and said order is current and valid as of the date of the Notice and the time frame set forth in California Civil Code 2923.54 does not apply or California Civil Code 2923.54 does not cover this loan. Dated: 2/19/2011 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee BY: MARILEE HAKKINEN, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: (800) 542-2550 Sale Information: (714) 730-2727 or http://www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 3912602 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011, 03/10/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 445400CA Loan No. 3011738386 Title Order No. 612792 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11-09-2006. 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 03-16-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-21-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06-2584484, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: THANH VIEN, A SINGLE WOMAN, 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 WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: PARCEL 1: LOT 6, OF TRACT NO. 51282, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 1193, PAGE(S) 79 AND 80 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. PARCEL 2: AN EASEMENT FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH 8 FEET OF LOTS 7 AND 8, AND OVER THE SOUTH 8 FEET OF THE EAST 12 FEET OF LOT 5, ALL OF TRACT NO. 51282, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 1193, PAGE(S) 79 AND 80, OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY, SAID EASEMENT IS FOR THE BENEFIT OF AND APPURTENANT TO THE OWNERS, THEIR SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OF LOT 6 OF SAID TRACT NO. 51282. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,392,607.10 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 8 BISHOP COURT ARCADIA, CA 91006 APN Number: 5788-013-046 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: 02-242011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee SIERRIE HERRADURA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 7302727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www. priorityposting.com ASAP# 3915906 02/24/2011, 03/03/2011, 03/10/2011 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE AND OF INTENTION TO TRANSFER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE (U.C.C. 6101 et seq. and B & P 24073 et seq.) Escrow No. 012655-KH Notice is hereby given that a bulk sale of assets and a transfer of alcoholic beverage license is about to be made. The names, Social Security or Federal Tax Numbers, and addresses of the Seller/Licensee are: Cheng An Chen and Shiow Lan Chen, 27-4833874/ 5612 Rosemead Blvd., Temple City, CA 91780 The Business is known as: DUMPLING HOUSE RESTAURANT The names, Social Security or Federal Tax Numbers, and addresses of the Buyer/Transferee are: Trilasian Restaurant Group, Inc., 8803 Emperor Avenue, San Gabriel, CA 91775 As listed by the Seller/Licensee, all other business names and addresses used by the Seller/Licensee within three years before the date such list was sent or delivered to the Buyer/Transferee are: None The assets to be sold are described in general as: good wills, fixture & equipments and are located at: 5612 Rosemead Blvd., Temple City, CA 91780 The kind of license to be transferred is: ABC License #41-253985 now issued for the premises located at: 5612 Rosemead Blvd., Temple City, CA 91780 The anticipated date of the sale/transfer is March 14, 2011, at the office of Sincere Escrow, 929 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776 The amount of the purchase price or consideration in connection with the transfer of the license and business, including the estimated inventory, is the sum of $60,000.00, which consists of the following: Description Amount Good Wills $60,000.00 It has been agreed between the Seller/Licensee and the intended Buyer/Transferee, as required by Sec. 24073 of the Business and Professions Code, that the consideration for the transfer of the business and license is to be paid only after the transfer has been approved by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Dated: February 10, 2011 TRILASIAN RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., a California Corporation By: S/ Duc Kien Phan By: S/ Thanh Lac By: S/ Kerry Luong-Matthew 2/24/11 CNS-2048283# TEMPLE CITY TRIBUNE NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE (UCC Sec. 6105) Escrow No. 1033583DL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a bulk sale is about to be made. The name(s) and business address(es) of the seller(s) are: SAN GABRIEL VALLEY DAY SPA ASSOCIATION, INC, 13 E. FOOTHILL BLVD, ARCADIA, CA 91006; 15886 GALE AVE, HACIENDA

HEIGHTS, CA 91745, 983 FOOTHILL BLVD, CLAREMONT, CA 91711 Doing business as: URBAN RETREAT All other business name(s) and address(es) used by the seller(s) within the past three years, as stated by the seller(s), is/are: SAN GABRIEL VALLEY DAY SPA The location in California of the Chief Executive Office of the seller is: 13 E. FOOTHILL BLVD, ARCADIA, CA 91006 The name(s) and business address of the buyer(s) is/ are: UR MASSAGE OR ASSIGNEE, 375 REDONDO AVE, LONG BEACH, CA 90814 The assets being sold are generally described as: STOCK IN TRADE, FURNITURE, FIXTURES, AND EQUIPMENT, TRADENAME AND GOODWILL and are located at: 13 E. FOOTHILL BLVD, ARCADIA, CA 91006, 15886 GALE AVE, HACIENDA HEIGHTS, CA 91745, 983 FOOTHILL BLVD, CLAREMONT, CA 91711, 20512 ARROW HWY, COVINA, CA 91724 The bulk sale is intended to be consummated at the office of: ANCHOR SEAPORT ESCROW, 5602 E. SECOND ST, LONG BEACH, CA 90803 and the anticipated sale date is MARCH 16, 2011 The bulk sale is subject to California Uniform Commercial Code Section 6106.2. [If the sale is subject to Sec. 6106.2, the following information must be provided.] The name and address of the person with whom claims may be filed is: ANCHOR SEAPORT ESCROW, 5602 E. SECOND ST, LONG BEACH, CA 90803 and the last day for filing claims by any creditor shall be MARCH 15, 2011, which is the business day before the anticipated sale date specified above. Dated: 2/15/2011 UR MASSAGE, Buyer(s) LA157887 ARCADIA WEEKLY 2/24/11

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILINGS STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME 20110057514 The following persons have abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: CLEARLY REALTY, 6739 Harbor Ave, Long Beach, CA 90808. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on: November 16, 2009 in the County of Los Angeles. Original File No. 20091724969. Signed: Vivid Diversified Inc, Nihaila Gonzalez. This business is conducted by: a corporation. This statement was filed with the Los Angeles County RegistrarRecorder on January 11, 2011. Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 10, 2011, February 17, 2011, February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110057515 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CLEARLY REALTY, 4110 Elm Ave #205 , Long Beach, CA 90807. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on January 11, 2011. Signed: Nihaila E.B. Gonzalez. The statement was filed

with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 11, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 10, 2011, February 17, 2011, February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110152817 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GET EDUCATED DESIGN, 17130 Highwood Rd. , Hacienda Heights, CA 91745. This business is conducted by a general partnership. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Joshua Chea-Hua Tseng; Kristi Lee Mar; Larry Zone Tsuei. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 27, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011, March 10, 2011, March 17, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110157143 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as HOWIE G PRODUCTIONS, 9018 Balboa Blvd #186 , Northridge, CA 91325. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Howard Goldstein. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 28, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011, March 10, 2011, March 17, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110152816 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as UR GEEK; YOUR GEEK, 15537 Los Altos Dr , Hacienda Heights, CA 91745. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Joshua Chea-Hua Tseng. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 27, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was

filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011, March 10, 2011, March 17, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110145929 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as VALLEY VALUES, 14850 Hesby St #101 , Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. This business is conducted by a husband and wife. Registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on January 26, 2011. Signed: Alan Weinstock; Tara Weinstock. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 26, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011, March 10, 2011, March 17, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110158868 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SCHOOLED; EVOLUTION, 22319 Gifford Street , Canoga Park, CA 91303. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Brooks Elms. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 28, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly February 24, 2011, March 3, 2011, March 10, 2011, March 17, 2011

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