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End of an Era – Colonial Pharmacy in Arcadia Succumbs to Difficult Economy By Terry Miller

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olonial Pharmacy is unquestionably Arcadia's oldest pharmacy and has been serving the community since 1939. Sadly, the time had come for Arcadia’s oldest purveyor of prescriptions and such to close its doors. Colonial Pharmacy was quite literally, the corner pharmacy where you could really talk with friendly, knowledgable staff and pharmacists…a pharmacy where everyone knew your name and you weren’t just a number. Owner Mark Burstyn has worked at Colonial Pharmacy since October 1990 and purchased the pharmacy 1999 from George Sanders. Burstyn kept the character and ambiance of Colonial and was one of only a handful of truly independent pharmacies in the San Gabriel Valley. With the internet growing exponentionally and people’s need to cut back on health care costs, destiny obviously played a significant role in Burstyn’s decision. “People just don’t think Mark Burstyn has worked at Colonial Pharmacy since October 1990. -Photo by Terry Miller

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Jack Scott to Retire as Chancellor State Community College System

Jack Scott posed for our cameras in this file shot. -Photo by Terry Miller

The chancellor of California Community Colleges is slated to retire as head California’s state college system. Former State Senator Jack Scott has announced he’ll step down on Sept. 1, after nearly six decades in higher education and public service. Since becoming chancellor in January 2009, Scott has helped the 112-campus community college system weather deep cuts in state funding that led to fee

increases, course cuts and reduced enrollment. The 78-year-old Scott has also focused on making it easier for community college students to transfer to the University of California and California State University systems. Scott spent 12 years in the state legislature, where he chaired the Senate Committee on Education. Prior to this, Scott served as president of PCC and Cypress College.

6th Annual Celebration of Iranian New Year in Pasadena Slated March 15

March 4-17, Use Alternate Routes The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project is reporting up to eight nights of full eastbound lane closures for this biweekly period, March 4-17, 2012. The closures will take place overnight and impact the eastbound IS 210 Freeway between Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue. Foothill Boulevard will be used to detour traffic through the Arcadia area. Please use alternate routes during the closures. Additional information can be found at http://www. foothillextension.org/ or by calling the 24-hour hotline at 855-446-1160. Get detailed, up-to-

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Nowruz dancers from a previous celebration. -Photo by Terry Miller

Farhang Foundation, together with the Nowruz in Pasadena are putting the finishing touches on the 6th Annual Celebration of Nowruz (Iranian New Year) in Pasadena slated for March 15. The celebration New Year and culture has become a tradition the City of Pasadena thanks to one special woman, Nazee Rofagha DC, who six years ago had a unique vision to celebrate her culture while educating the community in a fun and stimulating environments. However, no matter how you spell it, it all means the same thing - A Celebration of Iranian culture for the New Year .

Nowruz (Norooz) or Norouz…..Not matter how you spell it, it all means the same tyhing. A Celebration of Iranian culture for the New Year. The colorful history of Iran will be fêted at the annual celebration of Nowruz March 15 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 150 North Madison Avenue in Pasadena. Inspired , each year, by the ever-popular chiropractor Dr. Nazee Rofagha, the holiday celebrates not only the Iranian New Year but the rich culture and diversity of Iran’s peoples. There will be traditional dancing, customary foods .

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Dorothy's Place Finish the Chores?

By Dorothy Denne When I used to complain that I didn't have time to get all my chores done, my father-in-law would always remind me, "That's all right Dorothy, you don't want to finish your chores. When they are done, so are you." He finished his chores in 1978. I miss him still and think of him often. We would sometimes laugh together at things not everyone found laughable. I received a photocopy recently of a cartoon I know would have evoked a chuckle from him. It shows a harried, frazzled looking woman

with crossed eyes and turned down mouth. The side caption reads, "God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things...right now I'm so far behind I will never die." He would approve of that. I love cartoons. Perhaps that is part of why I am behind. I'm always taking time to cut one out to send to someone or running out to copy the one that someone sent to me then send it on to another. That usually calls for more time to sit down and write a little note to update our lives. I consider that as time well spent but it does mean delaying some other chores. Now and then I reach that point of being behind that calls for making lists and prioritizing. I make a column for things that Must be done right away, one for things that Should be done soon and

one for things to do Whenever I get to them. The columns are all rather long. Then sometimes a friend calls and wants to do something really fun or relaxing but definitely time consuming. I groan and look at my lists. There are bills to pay and much cleaning to do, laundry, and errands to run, a button to sew, a hem to repair, calls to make and more. I see myself as the frazzled gal in the cartoon. I begin to shift jobs from one column to the other. Finally the Must Do column is quite manageable, the Should Do produces a fleeting moment of guilt and the When I Get To It just grows and grows. I tell my friend I'll meet her at noon. My father-in-law was right. I'm in no hurry to get my chores done.

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William E. Grigg is Methodist Hospital’s New Chief Financial Officer

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William E. Grigg has joined the executive team at Methodist Hospital as senior

vice president/chief financial officer. With over 20 years of experience as a CFO, Grigg returns to the Los Angeles area, where he started his career at Deloitte & Touche. “We are very fortunate to have such a talented executive join our team,” said President and CEO Dan F. Ausman. He previously was executive vice president and chief financial officer for the Southcoast Health System (SHS) in New Bedford, Mass., where he was responsible for the financial operations of three

acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers and physician groups with revenues totaling over $650 million. Grigg received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University and is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is a hometown boy who grew up in the La Canada area and attended La Canada High School. He is married with four daughters, one son and one granddaughter.

Tyler Perry Strikes a Different Tone in His Latest Directorial Effort Film Review By Michael James Gonzalez Tyler Perry’s latest film is a refreshing departure from his ‘Madea’ films and family melodramas. First, we have Perry as debonair leading man; second, we have a film that is somber, philosophical, and even political, with its focus on class differences. “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” centers on Wesley Deeds (Perry), an old-money, San Francisco CEO who has inherited not only millions of dollars but every aspect of his privileged life, which he feels is not his own. Out of a sense of duty toward his widowed, domineering mother (Phylicia Rashad), Deeds heads the family’s computer corporation while enduring his jealous, crazy brother Walt (Brian White) and stuck-up fiancé

(Gabrielle Union). He eats the same thing every day, keeps a rigorous schedule, and is always cool, calm, and collected. But Deeds’ sanitized world quickly begins to crack when he bumps into Lindsey (Thandie Newton), a homeless but strongwilled single mother who works as a housekeeper in Deeds’ own building. Of course, Deeds determines to help Lindsey, and while doing so, a romance begins to blossom between them, prompting Deeds to reevaluate his life, which inevitably leads to the conflicts that arise from a one-percenter mixing with someone from the 99 percent. The film is shot with glossy, Hollywood stock, and every scene is lit like

a magazine cover, which gives it the dreamy quality Perry no doubt was going for. All other cinematic aspects, however, seemed amateurish, especially Perry’s heavy use of close-ups on himself—yes, we understand the character is contemplative— and certain scenes of dialogue run far too long, which bring the pace of the film to a crawl at times. The film is Perry’s best as far as themes go—the importance of appreciating your significant other, the disparate attitudes between the rich and the poor, and pursuing your dreams despite outside resistance—but I yet look forward to a Tyler Perry having a good message as well as good filmmaking.

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Dominic Lazzaretto will take over as Arcadia’s new city manager on March 26, having been appointed to the position by the City Council last month. He replaces Don Penman who retired last November after 14 years with Arcadia, the last four as its City Manager. Lazzaretto comes to his new post from La Palma, a city he describes as “not unlike Arcadia, just smaller.” There he was City Manger for over five and a half years of the nine he worked for that city. He started as an interim planner there in 2002 and worked up to being its Community Development Director and then City Manager. LA Palma is a community of approximately 15,500 people in Northern Orange County. Lazzaretto said the like Arcadia, “It is a bedroom commu-

nity.” Arcadia has long called itself a “Community of Homes.” La Palma is just such a community with just over 75% of it dedicated to residential property. His understanding of this type of community will doubtless be useful in Lazzaretto’s new role. “Residential areas do not pay for themselves,” Lazzaretto explained. “Businesses are needed to support the city. My job is to find the right balance for Arcadia.” He explained that finding this balance would include determining what the city needs and balancing that with what its residents want. Asked what plans he had for the Arcadia, Lazzaretto said that was not his understanding of his role. “As City Manager, it is my job to understand what the City Council wants and to help them implement that.” He is aware ot the issues facing the community and the council” the coming of the Gold Line and what it will mean to Arcadia, the use of excess area at the race track, the possible expansion of Rusnack motors, the potential and/or need of developing a stronger downtown. Asked his position on these issues, he reiterated that that was not his role. “That is not the City Manager’s job,” he said. Lazzaretto knows well what being a city manager means. Not only did he hold that position in La

Palma and restaurant management. He majored in that field at Penn State University, but a degree was not all he found in Happy Valley. Appropriately it was there he met his future wife, Christine. She now works locally as an advocate for historic preservation. “I finally joined the family business in 1994,” said of his change of career, meaning that he began working in his father’s consulting firm, A. C. Lazzaretto & Associates. The firm specializes in assisting cities in administration and management, especially community development. From there it was a small step to his position at La Palma. Lazzaretto has not left behind all that originally interested him in the restaurant field: of his hobbies he mentioned cooking first. He says he and his wife also enjoy traveling and skiing. His other athletic interests include cycling and running. Arcadia is not unfamiliar to Lazzaretto; for the last several years he has participated in an “over 30” soccer league which plays part of the year at Arcadia High School. When Lazzaretto takes over as Arcadia’s City Manager, perhaps his early training at Penn State will be an asset. In essence, Lazzaretto will be become the concierge for over fifty thousand people, the residents of Arcadia.

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1995 Murder Suspect Extradited From Mexico The Pasadena Police Department received information from an anonymous informant who knew the whereabouts of murder suspect, Raul A. Romero, who was hiding in Jalisco, Mexico. The U.S. Marshalls Office was given the information for investigation. The Marshalls conducted interviews and orchestrated the capture of Raul Alcazar Romero, MH 56. The arrest was in cooperation with Mexican authorities and Romero was arrested and jailed in Mexico for the past year. The U.S. Marshalls and

On Monday (03/05/2012) at approximately 9:30 in the evening officers from the El Monte Police Department received a call regarding "vehicle tampering, UHaul truck being unloaded". When an El Monte Police Department airship arrived at the scene they were seen by the suspects who immediately fled in a duelly truck. An El Monte patrol unit saw the sus-

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over, the investigation underscores the Pasadena Police Department’s willingness to pursue predators beyond local boundaries. Although the murder occurred over a decade ago detectives frequently communicated with the Mexican authorities and federal law enforcement counterparts, which ultimately led the Romero’s arrest.” I am extremely proud of the department’s efforts to ensure Romero was apprehended and I hope his arrest and extradition helps bring closure to the family.”

pect's truck. When the patrol officer attempted to stop the suspect's vehicle the driver did not yield and a short pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended when the suspect drove onto Freer Street, a cul de sac. At that time the passenger suspect got out of the truck and was taken into custody by officers. The driver made a turn and drove at a high rate of speed toward

the officer who had initiated the pursuit. Fearing for his safety, the officer fired several rounds from his duty weapon at the vehicle charging him. Two additional officers, fearing for the safety of the first officer, fired several rounds from their duty weapons at the suspect. The suspect, who had been hit by the gunfire drove into a residence on the southeast corner of Ar-

den Drive and Freer Street, Temple City. The wounded suspect was transported to Los Angeles County, University of Southern California, Medical Center, Los Angeles, where he was listed in critical condition. No one inside the residence was injured. No officers were injured. There is no more information available at this time.

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cisco Mora was murdered at Cal Tech, 1201 E. California Blvd. Suspect Romero approached Victim Mora while he was sitting by the loading dock having lunch with coworkers. Romero shot Mora several times and fled the scene. Romero became jealous of the victim who was having lunch with Romero’s ex-wife. She was unharmed. “This particular investigation and arrest highlights the collaboration between the Pasadena Police Department, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Marshalls Office. More-

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the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office have been relentless in the processing of the extradition of Suspect Romero. On March 2, 2012, Romero was extradited and flown to the Los Angeles Airport to face United States persecution for the 1995 murder of Francisco Mora, MH 36 a Pasadena Resident. Suspect Romero was booked in the Pasadena City jail. On Friday, March 2, 2012, Romero will be arraigned at the Pasadena Superior Court on Monday March 5, 2012. On April 21, 1995, Fran-

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resources and programs of the Sierra Madre Library. The Sierra Madre Public Library, located at 440 West Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre is open Monday through Wednesday from noon to 9:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from noon to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (626) 355-7186. www.sierramadre.lib.ca.us

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Post Office Announces Special Cancellation for Wistaria Festival

The United States Postal Service and the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce announce a special postal cancellation to celebrate The Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival. This special postmark will be available at the Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival, Sunday March 25, 2012 at the Wistaria Festival Postal Station located at Kersting

Court in Sierra Madre at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Baldwin Avenue. This special temporary postal station will be open 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. Bring post cards or letters. You can send mail and post from this special event post office and surprise your friends when they receive mail with this extraordinary

postmark. The announcement of this postal cancellation has been printed in the U. S. Postal Bulletin which is distributed world wide. To accommodate collectors from out of the area the Sierra Madre Post Office will cancel postcards and letters upon request with the Wistaria cancellation for 30 days after the event. To postmark a letter after the event go to Sierra Madre Post office and request The Wistaria Postmark on your mail. For more information contact: The Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce (626) 355-5111. The U. S Post Office, Sierra Madre, California 91024

Girls Night Out to Benefit Sierra Madre School Girls Night Out to Benefit Sierra Madre School A great way to support Sierra Madre School and check out fabulous Stella and Dot Jewelry and a Designer Clothing and Purse Trunk Show! Join in on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at The Stuart 3360 East Foothill (corner of Foothill and Sierra

Madre Villa). It’s an evening filled with sparkly jewels, great looking clothes and purses too! The new Stella and Dot Spring line has a ton of items under $50 and designer clothes for $10 and $15, and of course the Jenna Pacini Homecoming Trunk Show with handbags and clutches. Proceeds benefit Sierra

Madre School’s Annual Fund. Want a sneak peek or can’t make it, but still want to order? Visit www. stelladot.com/rosegonzalez search for hostess on the check out page and enter Lisa Brault. For more information on please contact Lisa Brault at ljbauction@yahoo.com.

Shatford Library to Waive Fines in Exchange for Canned Food March 12-23 PCC students and community members will receive $2 in current fines waived for each can or package of food donated during the drive, with a maximum of $20 per per-

son. The library asks that no perishables, damaged or expired items, condiments, or glass containers be donated. Replacement fees for lost or damaged materials are not included

in this special program. For more information, please visit www.pasadena. edu/library/foodforfines. cfm or contact Pearl Ly at (626) 585-3309 or pmly@ pasadena.edu.

SoCalGas Warns Customers About Utility Imposters Southern California Gas Co.(SoCalGas) is alerting customers to be aware of persons who reportedly have recently posed as SoCalGas employees. According to a news account, the imposters distract an unsuspecting customer by performing “gas leak inspections” while an accomplice burglarizes the customer’s home. SoCalGas wants to assure all customers that all SoCalGas employees carry proper identification when called out to any job. Customers should verify the employee’s proper uniform and identification before letting anyone in the home or on their property. Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and employees will always be happy to wait while the customer confirms their

identity. Here are some tips to help customers identify SoCalGas employees: Be vigilant and question anyone who presents themselves as a representative of the utility SoCalGas workers who perform in-home appliance services, work on gas meters or work on gas pipelines wear uniforms. However, some other employees do not. Always ask for identification before allowing anyone inside the home or on the property The majority of authorized SoCalGas employees will be in uniform with company logo and carry an official employee badge. Most field employees also drive a company vehicle Most of the time a SoCalGas employee visits

a home or business in response to a service request. If no one scheduled an appointment, call SoCalGas before allowing anyone inside the home or property Never leave the house unlocked and unattended. SoCalGas does not ask customers to leave their homes unattended To verify the authenticity of anyone claiming to be a representative of SoCalGas, customers are encouraged to ask for proper identification or call the utility at 1-800-427-2200 (or 1-800-342-4545 in Spanish). SoCalGas customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week Visit socalgas.com/ safetyfor more information on staying safe

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March News - American Legion East Pasadena, Post 280

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Monday, March 26 thru Friday, March 30 Blood Donor Center - Huntington Hospital Hours Monday - 11:00 am - 6:30 pm 626.397.5796 – Direct Tues, Wed., Thurs - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm 626.676-6881 - Cell Friday - 7:30 am - 2:30 pm 626.397.5422 - Blood Donor Center American Legion Riders News Venturing with Crew 561. The post's very own Venture Crew 561 participated in the 2nd annual ceremony at the Memorial Park in Sierra Madre for the Unknown Scout. This memorial celebrates the founding of the Boy Scouts of America initiated by an American business man, Mr. William D. Boyce in 1910. While in London, England during a heavy fog Mr. Boyce became disorientated and was assisted by an unknown Scout in a chance encounter. Mr. Boyce was so impressed by the unselfish actions and attitude of this young boy that when he returned to America he founded the Boy Scouts of America based upon the English version. The monument in Sierra Madre's Memorial Park was dedicated by veterans following WW II to commemorate this London Boy Scouts who served as the inspiration for the founding the Boy Scouts of America.

This years celebration was attended by Past Department Auxiliary President Norma DuVall, your post Commander Peter Douglas, Post Adjutant Robert (Eagle) Linker & 1st Vice Ed Barlow. Bugling was provided by Mr. John Holzinger as assistant Crew leader and the three scouts attending were John, Paul and Peter Sedaros of the Post 280 sponsored Venture Crew. Several bugle calls were played adding significantly to the festivities. Our heartfelt appreciation goes out for the Crews' participation in not only this event but for all their efforts in supporting the post and veterans throughout the year. Bugling Is Alive, Charter Representative, Ed Barlow From the Auxiliary President Anita Martin Hello Legion Family I hope all are well. I attended the Tuskeegee Airmen dedication in Pasadena. The Post office on Colorado was named after Mr. Goodall which passed in 2010. Then I also went to Long Beach there dedicated 7 Buildings one of them is a Blind Center very nice. While I was there I connected with 7 gold Star Mothers. They invited us to be of a part of their event in September. I will post the flyer when

we get a little closer to that date. On Monday the 20th we having our Department President visiting Post 280 and have Dinner with all of the elegant District 18. All are welcome. We will have a good time. Please come out and join us. I think that’s all for this time. Stay healthy and happy may God bless you and God bless America. Your Unit President. Anita Martin Membership Dona Enright Chairman With a target of 100% - we are at 88.7%, close but no bullseye YET. I know we can reach 100%

Service Month. Offering a Day of Service to a veteran/ service member/family who needs help taking care of the home: Locate a veteran, service member, or a veteran/ military family in need of help taking care of his/her home. A veteran can be located through word of mouth from Post members or by contacting the district veteran service officer and offering your help to a needy veteran. The service officer can offer your contact information to a needy veteran. After a veteran has been located, contact the vetera n to

membership – so, if you haven’t paid your 2012 dues please send right away. Your renewal helps your unit participate in the many programs of the Auxiliary. There are so many ways you help; just renewing your membership is a great way. We have a competition with the 18th District Legion on membership and although we were able to pull it off for the 1/2 way mark we sure need to keep going. You can mail your check payable to: ALA, Unit 280 to 179 N. Vinedo, Pasadena 91107. Dues are $20. March is Community

learn of his needs. Contact The American Legion family and/or community members who may be willing to donate time and talent to help with the veteran's needs. Match the needs of the veteran with the abilities of your fellow American Legion family members. For instance, can American Legion family members rake leaves, wash windows, paint, plant flowers? Can American Legion family members or a community member help with electrical work, plumbing, home repairs, building ramps, and provide child care for the day?

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To mark the Centennial of the Maryknoll Sisters, a Roman Catholic Religious Missionary Congregation, a Prayer Service will be held on March 25, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Church, 740 Shamrock Ave., Monrovia, California. The Maryknoll Sisters were founded in 1912 by Mollie Rogers, a Smith College graduate. Since their

founding, hundreds of sisters have served in Asia, Africa, Central and South America and the Islands of the Pacific. The sisters have also responded to the needs of immigrants in the United States. One of their earliest works was an orphanage and a school for the Japanese children in Los Angeles (1921) and a tuber-

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The excitement built at Camino Grove Elementary School as Saturday, March 3rd marked the first time the City of Arcadia Girls Softball Association had their own Softball Season Opening Ceremony. Mayor, Gary Kovacic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch to Arcadia High School Varsity Softball Coach Megan Leahy. They were present along with over 150 softball players and their families to celebrate. Dawning brand new uniforms and in honor of this momentous occasion the festivities started off by the presentation of the Colors by Boy Scout Troop 161 Honor Guard out of Temple City, CA, followed by the National Anthem performed by 15

year old Alana De Blase an Arcadian Girl Scout Gold Award recipient. It was all topped off with a 1940 Navy Stearman Biplane Flyover together with smoke signals and all flown by pilot/owner and Arcadia resident Gabe Lopez . The beautiful vintage aircraft has been featured in the T.V. show JAG and has performed flyovers for the Rose Parade. As a highlight, the league recognized the reigning 14U Western National Champions from Arcadia. This coveted award was won by the girls and the prestigious trophies were awarded to the team after winning the tournament this past August. At the Western National Championship, Arcadia competed among 44

teams throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah. The 14U girls won the entire tournament. The girls had 8 straight games and no losses. In eight games, Arcadia All-Stars scored 76 runs and allowed only 5 runs. They beat teams from Spokane, La Verne, Aliso Viejo, Rancho Bernardo, Garden Grove, Utah and Idaho. The Arcadia 14U All-Stars were saluted as the Western National 14U Fast Pitch Champion! After all of the announcements and speeches were made, all teams from 6U to 14U had their moment to shine. The teams had their traditional “run around the bases” and all girls from ages 5 to 15 had their time in the limelight. We were also proud to announce that later this Spring the Arcadia Fire Department together with the Arcadia Police Department will play in an exhibition game to help raise funds for the league. The family festival and match-up between Arcadia’s Finest Heroes will be played on May 12th, 2012 at Camino Grove Elementary School. We invite anyone interested in having a great time to come and enjoy themselves.

Kid’s Night Out Arcadia Community Center March Madness Friday, March 9th – 6-11pm Recreation Staff and Volunteers will offer themed games, a movie, a delicious dinner and supervision so mom and dad can have a night on the town or a quiet evening at home. Children must be at least

four years of age to attend. All activities will be geared toward elementary school children; anyone younger must be potty trained. The cost is $15.00 per child and also includes snacks and beverages. Registration

for Kid’s Night Out can be done on-line, by fax, 626.821.4370 or by coming into the Recreation Office, 375 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. For more information please call 626.574.5113!

Hit-and-Run Driver, Tapia Gonzales, Sentencing Friday Emma Tapia-Gonzalez, 23, pleaded no contest in late January to a felony count of hit-and-run, a misdemeanor count of driving without a license and an infraction count of driving without insurance. She was released on her own recognizance pending sentencing.

Tapia-Gonzalez could face four and a half years in prison for the crime. 12 year old Bernice De La Torre who remains in hospital with critical injuries but is slowly improving . Bernice is now responding to some people she sees but there is a long road ahead

with therapy for the severity of her injuries. Tapia-Gonzalez fled the scene following the crash, but was arrested later in the evening at a Duarte business where her boyfriend worked.


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Wray and Lynne Fearman, local to Sierra Madre, will be exhibiting their work in the House. The Pinney House was built by civil war surgeon and farmer Dr. Elbert Pinney during the land boom in Los Angeles. It was one of a string of railroad hotels that served

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This year’s special guests include: Honorable Bill Bogaard who declared Norooz a tradition in Pasadena in 2009. Dr. Firouz Naderi; Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as well asNiloufar Talebi; writer, theater artist and award-winning translator - creator of ‘The Persian Rite of Spring’. The celebrtaions include a traditional Persian Teahouse, Persian Music and Dancers and a screening of the film ‘The Persian Rite of Spring’; the story of Nowruz. Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Program Scottish Rite Cathedral 150 North Madison Avenue Pasadena. For more information: www.noroozpasadena.org, www.farhangorg/nowruz-pasadena, Nowruz/Norouz is a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and now an official US Holiday thanks to an act of Congress in 2010.

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The Social Whirl Shakespeare Club of Pasadena Welcomes The Music Mani with a Grand Gala

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Exciting, Delicious, Unusual and Great Fun at the Mad Hatters Tea Party at Arcadia Woman's Clug March 24th The Barbershop Quartet and Marion the Librarian: left to right – John Minsker, Randy Thorpe, Phil Aydon, Sean Chasworth, Peggy Schmid, entertained at Shakespeare gala. They will be featured in The Music Man March 24 and 25. -Photo by Floretta Lauber

The Mad Hatter (Gail Marshall) is having a tea party at Arcadia Woman’s Club, gives directions to Barbara Lampman, club president, and Alice (Kristin Schofield). -Photo by Floretta Lauber

One of the most exciting Fashion Shows and Tea ever hosted by the Arcadia Woman’s Club will be presented Saturday, March 24th at 12:00 noon, by Magnolia of Arcadia with owner Karen Crisci commentating. Cynthia’s of Special Occasions (caterer) will delight guests with her special menu. Gail Marshall, event chair, has many delightful surprises in store for the guests.

The Queen of Hearts should be there and Alice! Models, club members and their daughters and granddaughters are Cheryl Alberg and Katie, Kelly Finney and Ashlyn, Valerie Kates and Leah, Rose Kelso and Macy, Gayle San Miguel and Alex, Beverly Street and Emily. So be sure to bring your children, grandchildren, nieces, etc. This is a show for all ages. Prizes for

best theme and craziest hats, raffles and gift baskets. Don’t miss The Mad Hatters Tea Party. Location: Arcadia Woman’s Clubhouse, 324 S. First Ave. (corner of Diamond). Cost: adults $44, children $25. Send checks for reservations to: Barbara Lampman, 1531 Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia, CA 91006, (626) 355-8979. Seating is limited. Don’t be left out.

Wistaria Thrift Shop Sale-abration March 23 & 24 Shoppers, the sale you’ve waited for is here! The Wistaria Thrift Shop, operated by Sierra Madre Woman’s Club, will hold a huge spring sale Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in Essick House, their historic clubhouse at 550 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., in Sierra Madre. The inventory that has been gathered for this

mega sale is so large, they have moved the main portion of the sale into their clubhouse. Every room in the vintage building will brim with quality merchandise. The Thrift Shop, at the rear of the building, will also be open. The budget-minded shoppers will find lowest prices on clothing and accessories for all family members, jewelry, house-

hold items galore, Easter and craft supplies, gifts, books, toys, collectibles, surprises for the treasure seeker and so much more. Staffed by volunteers and lauded as one of the top thrift shops in San Gabriel Valley, the club has run the shop since 1956 as their main source of income. For information, call (626) 355-7739.

Over 200 guests arrived at the stately clubhouse on Grand Avenue in Pasadena on February 25th to celebrate the Shakespeare Club’s return to a big musical show, The Music Man. The benefit production will be at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse March 24th, 8:00 p.m. and March 25th 2 p.m. The gala was an incredible evening with non-stop delicious food, drinks, entertainment, auction and music. These ladies, with support of their husbands are experts at producing results. Rebecca Harris, gala chairman, along with her committee, Shirley Bone, Ellen Entner, Monica Forgey, Marge Landry, and Carole Vassy, planned for and setup the gala event. Judy Norquist, benefit chairman, oversees all of the benefit, including the gala, silent auction and musical production. Kathy Anderson and Sue Rose were the silent auction cochairs for this event. Guests included club members, their spouses,

Music Man cast members and friends. Debra Unruh, executive director, and Kirsten Mickelson, alumni cast manager from Elizabeth house, attended as well as Mr. Greg Wessels, CEO of Rosemary Children’s Services and whis wife Elzine Wessels. There were some members of the Pasadena Education Foundation who attended. Mr. And Mrs. Chris Karp and Mr. And Mrs. Shawn McCreight. The live auctioneer was Bob Heintz (husband of member Lou Ann Heintz). The Barbershop quartet that entertained guests all evening and who will be appearing in our production of the Music Man, were Phil Aydon, Sean Chasworth, John Minsker and Randall Thorpe. Live Entertainment in the ballroom was provided by the Maestros musical group who donated their time to our event. The magician was Doug Slater who was entertaining in the hall. The choreographer for the Music Man, Rikki Lugo, was there along with our Marion the Librarian, Peg-

gy Schmid. Drama Chairman, Tanya Danforth; benefit chairman, Judy Norquist; stage manager, Annette Arce; and lighting, Darrell Clark, were also in attendance. Bartenders were Ray Becker, Ron Bone, Don Harris, and Ron Forgey. The champagne servers in the foyer were Asa Meudell, Diane Johnson and Monica Forgey. A big thankyou to the following restaurants generous contributions: Burger Continental, Pasadena; Charlie’s Trio, Alhambra; Crème Café, Pasadena; The Spot, Glendale; Castle Catering, Pasadena; Patticakes, Altadena; Huntington Catering, Pasadena, Claude Beltran Restaurant Noir, Pasadena; Howie’s Ranch market, San Gabriel; Mijares Restaurant, Pasadena; Porta Via, Pasadena; El Portal, Pasadena; Zugos Café, Sierra Madre; Let Susan Nix Cook for You, Pasadena, Stephen Scott, Pasadena. Money raised from this event is to help for the expenses on putting on The Music Man.

Hospital's Mardi Gras Brings in $79,000, a Great Success for the Stroke Program The king, Dr. Wogensen, dressed in his royal robes, reigned at the festivities and led Arcadia High School band members in a rousing “The Saints Come Marching In” parade. Methodist Hospital’s Mardi Gras 2012

was a WOW. It kept the senses alert – music, fabulous food, wines, and the sounds of hilarious fun. It’s a night like no other. One for the true party animal. Foundation director, Gloria Rico, is a wounder,

creating a smashing hit every year. Congrats to the hard working committee led by co-chairs Sherri Taylor and Lindburgh McPherson. Take a bow. Please see page 12 for photos of Mardi Gras.


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Dan Ausman, CEO of Arcadia Methodist Hospital, with President Maryann Gibson, at Assistance League annual membership meeting and luncheon, February 28. New CEO was the guest speaker. -Photo by Floretta Lauber

L-r Chris Mead, chair of the AKA event with Shelly Romo, luncheon chair (menu brought raves). Members received special recognition. -Photo by Floretta Lauber

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The Social Whirl Meet the Candidates! Hear the Candidates! The Arcadia Chinese Association (ACA) and the Arcadia Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) are cosponsoring an Arcadia City Council Candidates’ Forum. The Forum takes place Friday, March 16, 7 p.m. at Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr., Arcadia. This is a free event. Arcadians are invited to come early at 6:30 p.m. to meet the candidates before the Forum begins. All five candidates have confirmed they will participate. The five candidates vying for two open seats ae Mary Doughterty, Gary Kovacic, Henry Nunez, Sho Tay, and John

Wuo. A Forum such as this gives residents an opportunity to listen to the candidates, to ask them for answers to crucial questions, and to become better informed voters. This year’s election will be an all mail-in election, and ballots will be mailed to residents on March 10, a month before the General Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 10. There qill be no polling places. Tao Kuo of ACA is chairperson of the Forum, and Betty Harris of Arcadia AAUW will serve as moderator. Residents are invited to come and hear what the candidates’ visions are for Arcadia’s future.

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Arcadia High School violinist Shannon Xue won the Arcadia Rotary Dan Stover Music Contest February 17, 2012. She will advance to the next level to compete for more cash prizes. The event took place at the Cay Mortensen Auditorium at Arcadia Library. AHS violinists Michelle You, Shannon Xue (the winner). In the center AHS Orchestra director Tom Forbes. Then Marimba player Dylan Nguyen and cellist Caleb Man. -Photo credit Sandra Caldero

Winner violinist Shannon Xue with Rotarian Ralph Roo. -Photo credit Sandra Caldero


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The La Salle High School Alumni Association is hosting a food and beverage tasting event on campus on Saturday, March 24th. All members of the community are invited to attend. The “Taste of La Salle” will feature over 30 food, beer, wine and tequila vendors offering a taste of their signature item including classic favorites like Philippe The Original, Porto’s Bakery & Café, The Derby, San Antonio

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a Year” basket which features an array of gift cards totaling over $1,000 to local eateries. “Taste of La Salle” tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door. Proceeds from the event go to the Alumni Scholarship Fund for a graduating Senior. For reservations or more information please call La Salle High School at 626.696.4362 or go online at www.lancernetwork. com/Taste2012.

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Shave a Head for Childhood Cancer Research at Matt Denny’s Ale House on March 15 BY TERRY MILLER

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St Baldrick’s Day is Thursday March 15. It simply is one of the most fun charities for which Matt Denny’s has been a proud sponsor for 11 years raising nearly $10,000 last year alone. The party and head shaving fun starts at 6. This is the party to see your favorite firfighters, police officers and general public getting every hair on their head shaved off in solidarity withy the children afflicted with childhood cancer. DelSol Salon, as usual, will be on hand with their creative cutters to make the hair removal as painless as possible and fun to boot! The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest volunteerdriven charity dedicated to raising money for life-saving childhood cancer research,

and this year introduces its exclusive Marvel-designed “Super Heroes Save Lives” t-shirt to help St. Baldrick’s raise awareness and funds to Conquer Kids’ Cancer! The t-shirt design features five of Marvel’s legendary Super Hero characters: Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor. The “Super Heroes Save Lives” t-shirts are available for purchase at StBaldricks.org/Marvel for $19.99 plus shipping and handling. The unique t-shirt design was created by Marvel on behalf of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the proceeds of each t-shirt will go directly to the Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research. In 2011, St. Baldrick’s awarded more than $21 million in childhood cancer

research grants which were made possible by the incredible support at the Foundation’s signature head-shaving events. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. The Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials, a child’s best hope for a cure. Since the Foundation’s first grants as an independent charity in 2005, St. Baldrick’s has funded more than $78 million in childhood cancer research. For more information about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation please call 1.888.899. BALD or visit StBaldricks. org. Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant - Arcadia (626) 462-0250 • 145 E Huntington Dr . Arcadia.

Pasadena Reaches Out With Community Needs-Assessment Survey The departments of Human Services and Recreation and Housing have launched a communitywide needs-assessment survey, making it available at a variety of locations around the city and online. The two city departments are working together to make certain their services are aligned with critical needs of residents, and that limited community resources are used to their best effect. The effort is strongly supported by partnering community organizations. “The survey is an opportunity for parents to make their families’ voices heard about Pasadena’s parks, playgrounds, teen center, sports fields and housing needs,” explained Jaylene Moseley, President of the Flintridge Center.

“Parents’ opinions and feedback will be particularly important for the city in planning for the future.” Surveys in both English and Spanish are available at Villa-Parke Community Center, the Teen Education Center at La Pintoresca Park, Jackie Robinson Community Center, Robinson Park Recreation Center, Victory Park Recreation Center, Pasadena Senior Center, the Department of Human Services and Recreation at City Hall, the Department of Housing at 649 North Fair Oaks, Suite 202, and all Pasadena libraries during their regular hours of operation. To emphasize the importance of the outreach, Vice Mayor Margaret McAustin and City Manag-

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Sierra Madre Chamber to Sponsor Council Candidate Election Events On Wednesday, March 14th from 6:30 to 8:30pm, the Council is sponsoring a Candidate forum, which will be moderated by the League of Women Voters, Pasadena Area. The forum will be held in City Council chambers in City Hall, 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Residents will have the opportunity to put their questions in writing for the candidates. The League will have “question sorters” on hand to provide your questions to the moderator. According to the rules of

the forum provided by the LWVPA, “the sorters will compile similar questions together, for the moderator. It is each Moderator’s option to ask, or not ask, the Sorters themselves to condense/rephrase recurring questions on a topic. The Sorters become screeners only for questions inappropriate to a forum. They will intervene for reckless inflammatory questions or for very personal ones. The moderator attempts to present questions covering the widest range of issues.”

There is no charge to attend, and the public is invited. On Thursday, March 15th, the Chamber presents its March Mixer, annually hosted by the Sierra Madre Woman’s Club at their historic clubhouse, “Essick House,” located at 550 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. The mixer will be held from 5 to 7pm, and attendees will have the opportunity to meet and greet the Council candidates. Each candidate will be introduced an have an opportunity to speak for 2 – 3 minutes, but

the rest of the time they will be mingling with the attendees, who will also have the opportunity to sample the culinary skills of the Woman’s Club. As this is a fundraiser for the Chamber, admission will be charged, at the reduced rate of $5/person. All seven Council candidates have confirmed their intent to attend both Chamber events. For more information, please contact the Chamber at (626) 355-5111.

Jerry and Nan Carlton Older Sierra Madre Americans of the Year The City of Sierra Madre Community & Personnel Services Department and the Senior Community Commission is happy to announce that Jerry and Nan Carlton have been selected as the Older Americans of the Year for Sierra Madre 2012. Jerry and Nan are longtime residents, active members of the Sierra Madre Friends of the Library, Mt. Wilson Trail Race and Wine & Jazz Walk volunteers, past

Sierra Madre Athletic Association Board members, strong supporters of the Sierra Madre Civic Club & Senior Lunch Program and much, much more. Each year the President of the United States, the Governor of California and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors designate the month of May as Older American Month. In recognition of Jerry and Nan Carlton’s dedicated volunteer

service to the community, Sierra Madre will be honoring them with a local reception held at the Hart Park House Senior Center on Friday, May 11, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Previous Honorees include: Pat Alcorn, Fran Garbaccio, Ken Anhalt, Eph Konigsberg, Russ Anderson, George Throop, Loyal Camacho, John Grijalva, Joylouise Harte-Smith, James Heasley, Midge Morash,

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POLICE BLOTTERS Arcadia PD

Sunday, February 26: Around 2:13 a.m., an officer observed a red Nissan Altima stopped in the middle of First Avenue at Alta Street, impeding the flow of traffic. Upon contact with the driver, the officer noticed an odor of alcohol emitting from her person. An investigation revealed the 23-year-old female of unknown race was driving under the influence. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. At approximately 5:53 p.m., an unknown suspect wearing a white t-shirt and dark colored pants stole a bicycle from the parking lot near Bar Louie at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue. Video surveillance revealed a short time after the victim locked his bicycle to a parking sign pole, the suspect took the bicycle and fled undetected. The victim is desirous of prosecution. Monday, February 27: At about 3:59 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 000 block of Santa Rosa Road regarding an auto burglary report. Unknown suspect(s) smashed the rear window of a Nissan Xterra and stole the victim’s speaker box. No one saw or heard anything suspicious. Shortly after 8:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Nordstrom at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in reference to a theft report. A male adult suspect opened a Nordstrom credit account using a fake identification card and made fraudulent purchases. The 46-yearold Black male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Tuesday, February 28: At about 11:09 a.m., an officer responded to the 000 block of West Lemon Avenue regarding a mail theft. The victim observed a female adult take a brown package from her front porch. The suspect, described as a pregnant Hispanic female in her mid twenties, approximately 150 lbs., with brown shoulderlength hair, wearing a brown floral print dress and brown sweater, entered the passenger seat of a brown vehicle, similar to a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue. The victim recorded the license plate number and further investigation is being conducted by the Detective Bureau. At approximately 12:46 p.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department front counter in regards to a fraud report. The victim explained she checked her credit report and discovered three utility accounts that were in collections, which she never opened. She has no idea how her information was comprised and is desirous of prosecution. Wednesday, February 29: Around 11:39 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a possible lost child. Witnesses advised mall security that a small girl appeared to be left alone in the child’s playground area, near JCPenney. When the officer walked the child around the mall to look for her parent(s), he was approached by a mall kiosk employee who claimed to be her father. An investigation revealed the employee was unable to find childcare for his 2-year-old daughter and left

her unattended in the child’s playground area while he worked. The father was counseled and a copy of the report was forwarded to the Department of Child and Family Services. At approximately 7:08 p.m., an officer responded to 000 block of South Third Avenue regarding a residential burglary report. The victim returned home and discovered his bedrooms had been ransacked. The officer determined the suspect(s) forced entry by smashing out the windowpane of a side door. The victim reported jewelry and several electronics devices missing. A neighbor across the street explained an unknown subject approximately 5’4” tall and medium build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood over his head, knocked on her front door at approximately 1:00 p.m.; however, she did not answer because she believed he was a solicitor. She explained he knocked off and on, for approximately 20 minutes, and she also heard banging noises next door. She peered out the window and observed a silver minivan parked across the street and later observed the same minivan parked in the victim’s driveway. Thursday, March 1: Shortly after 9:59 a.m., an officer was dispatched to West Duarte Road and Holly Avenue in regards to a two-party traffic accident. Party-two attempted to turn left onto southbound Holly Avenue on a green arrow when she was struck by party-one. An investigation revealed partyone failed to stop at the red light. No major injuries were reported. At about 8:45 p.m.,

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Public Notices NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110135802 Title Order No. 11-0115468 Investor/ Insurer No. 7007521441 APN No. 8527-016-021 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/20/2004. 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 VICTOR DE LOS SANTOS, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 10/20/2004 and recorded 11/3/2004, as Instrument No. 04 2844718, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/22/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom 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: 406 MOUNT OLIVE DRIVE, BRADBURY, CA, 91010. 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 $675,580.66. 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: 02/18/2012 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 collesct a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4186679 02/23/2012, 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110139498 Title Order No. 11-0119667 Investor/ Insurer No. 612081798 APN No. 8515-002-050 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/14/2006. 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 JORGE LOPEZ CONTRERAS AND ORALIA CONTRERAS, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 12/14/2006 and recorded 1/8/2007, as Instrument No. 20070032077, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/19/2012 at 11:00 AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 607 ALMOND AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $374,314.21. 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: 02/23/2012 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# 4196914 02/23/2012, 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110129886 Title Order No. 11-0110042 Investor/ Insurer No. 1012333003 APN No. 8592-002-060 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/21/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by GERARDO JAIME, UNMARRIED MAN, dated 02/21/2007 and recorded 2/28/2007, as Instrument No. 20070429735, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/19/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 9505 GIDLEY STREET, TEMPLE CITY, CA, 91780. 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 $453,454.86. 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: 02/22/2012 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. 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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 ERNESTO MARTINEZ, A SINGLE MAN, dated 04/04/2007 and recorded 4/11/2007, as Instrument No. 20070867961, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/22/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom 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: 130 EAST CHERRY AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $439,288.21. 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: 02/18/2012 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# FNMA4192997 02/23/2012, 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110138352 Title Order No. 11-0119241 APN No. 5770-021-008 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A

Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/22/2005. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by DALE A NEWTON, AND MARGARET B NEWTON, HUSBAND AND WIFE, dated 03/22/2005 and recorded 3/31/2005, as Instrument No. 05 0747231, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/19/2012 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California 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: 450 ARBOLADA DRIVE, ARCADIA, CA, 91006. 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 $1,003,557.84. 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. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. DATED: 02/19/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 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. FEI # 1006.153901 02/23/2012, 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110140235 Title Order No. 11-0120669 Investor/ Insurer No. 872742697 APN No. 8520-013-010 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/27/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by WESLEY B FERRIS A SINGLE PERSON, dated 06/27/2007 and recorded 7/2/2007, as Instrument No. 20071577642, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/29/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom 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: 444 NORTH MYRTLE AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $461,520.12. 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: 02/29/2012 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# 4185864 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-10393487-TC Order No.: 100609479-CA-BFI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/24/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): VAN PHAN , A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 9/1/2006 as Instrument No. 06 1957667 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 3/26/2012 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $964,845.82 The purported property address is: 6131 KAUFFMAN AVE, TEMPLE CITY, CA 91780 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5385-017-006 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, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www. lpsasap.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 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# 4206508 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Temple City Tribune NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 090056164 Title Order No. 09-8-172492 Investor/ Insurer No. 163841200 APN No. 8509-004-023 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/23/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by LAWRENCE S CUTLER, AND CINDY E CUTLER, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 02/23/2007 and recorded 3/1/2007, as Instrument No. 20070447622, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/26/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 1121 MAYFLOWER AVE, ARCADIA, CA, 910064552. 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 $799,349.90. 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: 08/07/2009 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# 4205581 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110140237 Title Order No. 11-6-270268 Investor/ Insurer No. 874997332 APN No. 5373-017-021 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/28/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by GUS VARELAS, MARIA VARELAS, dated 07/28/2007 and recorded 8/30/2007, as Instrument No. 20072029640, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/26/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 5455 PONDOSA AVE, SAN GABRIEL, CA, 917761928. 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 $307,614.90. 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: 02/23/2012 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# 4206697 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Temple City Tribune NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110130107 Title Order No. 10-6-592181 Investor/ Insurer No. 149279364 APN No. 5379-037-017 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/23/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by BYRON JIMENEZ AND ESTHER JIMENEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 02/23/2007 and recorded 3/5/2007, as Instrument No. 20070476014, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/26/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 1139-1141 OKOBOJI DR, ARCADIA, CA, 91007. 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 $630,030.45. 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: 03/01/2012 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# 4203110 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 100084395 Title Order No. 10-8-344506 Investor/ Insurer No. 1698033134 APN No. 5363-026-016 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/14/2005. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by FREDERIC F R. BEI AND AILI CHEN, MARRIED TO EACH OTHER, dated 02/14/2005 and recorded 3/15/2005, as Instrument No. 05 0590373, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/29/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom 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: 144 ARDMORE DR, 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 $371,612.99. 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: 10/28/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA4204284 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Temple City Tribune NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110114976 Title Order No. 11-0095444 Investor/ Insurer No. 870326079 APN No. 8585-021-008 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/12/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by BOB CHEN AND WEN LING LI, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 12/12/2007 and recorded 1/14/2008, as Instrument No. 20080071591, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/26/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 10532 OLIVE STEET, TEMPLE CITY, CA, 91780. 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


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Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com the Notice of Sale is $622,542.78. 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: 01/08/2012 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# 4207002 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 Temple City Tribune

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 $445,713.79. 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: 3/5/2012 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. P928718 3/8, 3/15, 03/22/2012 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110119418 Title Order No. 11-0099481 Investor/ Insurer No. 137469300 APN No. 8549-015-023 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/12/2006. 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 ROSA MARIA SALCIDO, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 05/12/2006 and recorded 5/18/2006, as Instrument No. 06 1096396, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 03/26/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 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: 3602 MAXSON ROAD UNIT 1, EL MONTE, CA, 917322868. 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 $381,961.64. 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: 01/21/2012 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# 4208428 03/01/2012, 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012 El Monte Examiner

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE&’S SALE T.S. No. 1102209-US-CA YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06/01/2009. 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(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), 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; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made 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 the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: PATRICK PRESTON AND DENISE G. PRESTON, HUSBAND AND WIFE Duly Appointed Trustee: NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION Recorded 06/22/2009 as Instrument No. 20090931675 (or Book, Page) of the Official Records of LOS ANGELES County, California. Date of Sale: 03/29/2012 at 11:00 a.m. Place of Sale: By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $731,108.62 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 210 MILTON DRIVE, SAN GABRIEL, CA 91775 A.P.N.: 5363-023-003 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder&’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code § 2923.5(b} declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has either contacted the borrower or tried with due diligence to contact the borrower as required by California Civil Code 2923.5. Regarding the property that is the subject of this Notice of Sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code Section 2923.53 (k) (3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this Notice of Sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 03/08/2012 NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION 7720 N. 16th Street, Suite 300 Phoenix, AZ 85020 phone 602-264-6101 Sales Line 714-730-2727; Sales Website: www.ndscorp.com/sales Nichole Alford, TRUSTEE SALES REPRESENTATIVE A-4208586 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012, 03/22/2012 Temple City Tribune

Trustee Sale No. : 20100033501406 Title Order No.: 100746438 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/15/2005. 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 02/24/2005 as Instrument No. 05 0417629 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: REUEL S. OROCIO AND ELVIRA L. OROCIO, 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: 04/2/2012 TIME OF SALE: 09:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: BEHIND THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED IN CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA POMONA, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 608 LAUREL LANE, MONROVIA, CALIFORNIA 91016 APN#: 8520-007-014 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or

Order No: 106000985 TS No: G10-01135 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE UNDER A NOTICE OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENT AND CLAIM OF LIEN YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A NOTICE OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENT AND CLAIM OF LIEN, DATED 9/1/2010, 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 Witkin & Neal, Inc., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to that certain Notice of Delinquent Assessment and Claim of Lien (hereinafter referred to as “Lien”), recorded on

9/2/2010 as instrument number 10-1238278 in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, and further pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded on 10/20/2010 as instrument number 10-1498994 in said county and further pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1367.1 and those certain Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions recorded on 7/22/1986 as instrument number 86-925935. WILL SELL on 3/29/2012, 09:00 AM Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA a public auction to the highest bidder for lawful money of the United States payable at the time of sale, all right, title and interest in the property situated in said county as more fully described in the above referenced Lien. The purported owner(s) of said property is (are): Gisele Ragusa, an unmarried woman. The property address and other common designation, if any, of the real property is purported to be: 653 Fairview Ave #5 Arcadia CA 91007, APN 5778-002-021. The undersigned trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. 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 this Notice of Sale is: $7,284.49. The opening bid at the foreclosure sale may be more or less than this estimate. In addition to cash, the trustee will accept a cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn on a state or federal credit union or a check drawn on state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or the endorsee as a matter of right. Said sale shall be made, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Lien, advances thereunder, with interest as provided in Declaration plus the fees, charges and expenses of the trustee. THIS PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD IN AN “AS-IS” CONDITION. Witkin & Neal, Inc. is attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. If you have previously received a discharge in bankruptcy, you may have been released from personal liability for this debt in which case this notice is intended to exercise the secured party’s rights against the real property only. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the sale shall be subject to the following as provided in California Civil Code Section 1367.4(c)4: “a non judicial foreclosure sale by an association to collect upon a debt for delinquent assessments shall be subject to a right of redemption. The redemption period within which the separate interest may be redeemed from a foreclosure sale under this paragraph ends 90 days after the sale.” Dated: 3/5/2012 Witkin & Neal, Inc. as said Trustee 5805 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 670 Van Nuys, CA 91411 (818) 845-8808 By: Susan Paquette Trustee Sales Officer 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. For sales information, call 714-573-1965 or go to www.prioritypostisng.com P929033, 3/8, 3/15, 03/22/2012 Arcadia Weekly T.S. No.: 11-45715 TSG Order No.: 02-11105463 A.P.N. 8519-016-023 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/1/2006. 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 4/2/2012 at 09:00 AM, 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 12/07/2006 as Instrument No. 20062716892 in book --, page -- And Modified by Loan Modification Agreement recorded on 08/18/09 in Instrument # 20091272598 of official records in the Office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: CYNTHIA M. MARTINEZ, A SINGLE WOMAN as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., 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). Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, 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: 235 OAKS AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA 91016 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. 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: $559,821.83 (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 11/22/2011 Date: 3/6/2012 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) 573-1965 Tony Delgado, Trustee Sales Officer “We are attempting to collect a debt, and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose.” P929361 3/8, 3/15, 03/22/2012 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20110015005817 Title Order No.: 110521982 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/30/2006. 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. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 12/05/2006 as Instrument No. 06 2693114 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: MARGARET A GRANCICH, 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: 03/28/2012 TIME OF SALE: 11:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: BY THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED AT 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, POMONA, CA 91766. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 508 HACIENDA DR, MONROVIA, CALIFORNIA 91016 APN#: 8526-012-055 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 $550,433.76. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 2 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 03/07/2012 A-4212336 03/08/2012, 03/15/2012, 03/22/2012 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF MARGUERITE H. MOLDEN aka MARGIE H. MOLDEN and MARGUERITE HAZEL MOLDEN Case No. GP016518

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of MARGUERITE H. MOL-DEN aka MARGIE H. MOLDEN and MARGUERITE HAZEL MOL-DEN A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Richard Allen Molden in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS AN-GELES. THE PETITION FOR PRO-BATE requests that Richard Allen Molden (named in Last Will as ``Richard Allen``) be appointed as personal representative to adminis-ter the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administra-tion of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representa-tive to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important ac-tions, however, the personal repre-sentative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or con-sented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on April 6, 2012 at 8:30 AM in Dept. No. A located at 300 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101. IF YOU OBJECT to the grant-ing of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the de-ceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative ap-pointed by the court within four months from the date of first is-suance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hear-ing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for

Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: CRAIG D LUCAS ESQ SBN 068362 LAW OFFICE OF CRAIG D LUCAS 301 E COLORADO BLVD STE 711 PASADENA CA 91101 Publish March 1, 5, 8 2012 Arcadia Weekly CN #867861

Fictitious Business Name Filings FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012015641 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EXCELLENCE RE HOUSE2HOME, 917 N WALNUT AVE , SAN DIMAS, CA 91773. 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: MARIO MORAN. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 27, 2012. 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 23, 2012, March 01, 2012, March 08, 2012, March 15, 2012 WI FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012012135 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EVO TARJETA DEPOT, 15137 PARTHENIA STREET , NORTH HILLS, CA 91343. This business is conducted by a corporation. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: SMB Telecard, Inc (CA), 23679 CALABASAS RD., STE 1052, CALABASAS, CA 91302; Husseni T. Akberally, President. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 23, 2012. 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 January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 20, 2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012012138 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as HOLLYWOOD FLEET SERVICES, 9790 Glenoaks Blvd., #3 , Sun Valley, CA 91352. This business is conducted by a limited liability company (llc). Registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on February 1, 2009. Signed: 209 Investments LLC (CA), 122-A E. Foothill Blvd., #311, Arcadia, CA 91006; Roger K. Arden, Single Member LLC. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 23, 2012. 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 January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 20, 2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012012115 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as AMBASSADOR ESCROW, 1441 Peppertree Dr. , La Habra Heights, CA 90631. This business is conducted by a corporation. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Grisham-Joseph, Inc. (CA), 15201 Leffingwell Road, Whittier, CA 90604; Cindi Joseph, Secretary. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 23, 2012. 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 January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 20, 2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012013395 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as HEAR FOR LIFE, 1530 East Chevy Chase Drive , Glendale, CA 91206. This business is conducted by a corporation. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: The Hearing Aid Center of the San Joaquin Valley, Inc (CA), 4836 N 1st Street Suite 102, Fresno, CA 93726; Douglas Hall, President. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 24, 2012. 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 January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 20, 2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012010030 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ENTRANCE BAR & LOUNGE, 80 W. Live Oak Avenue , Arcadia, CA 91006. This business is conducted by a corporation. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Noble Daystar Group, Inc. (CA), 320 California Street #C, Arcadia, CA 91006; KunYueh Chang, President. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on January 18, 2012. 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 January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012, February 13, 2012, February 20, 2012 WI FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012024280 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as BREANN MATTHEW & ASSOCIATES, 1288 LINDA VISTA AVE , PASADENA, CA 91103. 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: JENEA N. SCOTT-LYNCH. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on February 10, 2012. 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 March 12, 2012, March 19, 2012, March 26, 2012, April 2, 2012 WI FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2012026960 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DEL VALLE, 530 E. COLORADO BLVD , MONROVIA, CA 91702. This business is conducted by co-partners. Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: PAULA JESSICA CARRILLO; CESAR A. DEL VALLE. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on February 16, 2012. 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 March 12, 2012, March 19, 2012, March 26, 2012, April 2, 2012 WI AS OF 2/12/12 ROBERT W SCHOTT IS NO LONGER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR FINANCIAL DEBT OF ANYONE BUT HIMSELF. Signed: Robert W Schott Monrovia Weekly Published 3/8/12


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18 MARCH 8, 2012 - MARCH 14, 2012

Colonial Pharmacy Falls Victim to Recession

Lives Remembered Estella Pearl “Pat” Chase August 13, 1916 - February 27, 2012 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away surrounded by her family. She is survived by her five daughters, Nancy (Rich)Kallenberger of Yakima, WA, Patricia Chase, of Oakland, CA, Carolyn (Weliton) Carvalho of Aracaju, Brazil, Mary Jean(Burr)Field of Prosser, WA, and Teresa Chase of Alta Loma, CA, thirteen grandchildren: Sharon, Linda, Rob, Maria, Charlie, Patrick, Isabela, Anne, Charles Lucas, Jeannie Rose, Carl, Rachel, Molly, and three great children and her sister Carol Johnson of Kennewick, WA. Pat lived her early life in Idaho and Washington in alarge close knit family. Graduating from Lewiston Normal School in 1940, she taught in rural Idaho in a one room school house. World War II cut her teaching career shortwhenshe enlisted in the Women Army Corps in 1942. Nicknamed “Pat” by her Army friends, shewas stationed in Tampa, FL, where she met her future husband, Army Sgt.Charles Chase. They were marriedon

November 24, 1945, and settled in Pacoima, CA. Charles returned to his job at the Los Angeles Times where his45 year career took him from type setter and pressman toExecutive

Vice President, while Pat started her homemaking career raising their 6 children. The couple moved to Arcadiain 1954 where she resided until 2011. The family was an active member of the St. Luke’s Parish for nearly six decades, where Pat was involved in school and

church activities, including Legion of Mary, visiting shut ins, Cooking Angels and other community activities. She traveled all over the United States including Alaska in the family motor home. She also made trips to Brazil, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, and a pilgrimage to Medugorje. Her family, friends and all who knew her remember her generosity, strong religious convictions, kindness , love of reading and learning, interesting conversations with anybody she met, love for the outdoorsand how she enjoyed bike riding and walking until her later years. Celebration of Life Mass will be on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 11 AM at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 5605 Cloverly Ave., Temple City, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donationsto the Rosa Azul Foundation, 8780 19th St., suite 316, Alta Loma, CA 91701, tosupport charitablework for the needy and disabled in Aracaju, Brazil.

Arcadians: Look for Your Ballots to Arrive by susan motander Ballots are being mailed on Monday, March 12 to registered voters in Arcadia for the next municipal election. Based on the overwhelming use of absentee ballots over voting at the polls recently, the Arcadia City Council decided to hold its election completely by mail. This election will include two City Council seats, one ballot measure and the position of City Clerk. However, as only Glen Glasco has filed for City Clerk. There are five candidates for the two Council seats. Of the two seats, one is an open position as Roger Chandler has been termed out. Gary Kovacic is running for reelection.

Also running are Mary Dougherty, Henry Nunez, Sho Tay, and John Wuo. Wuo has served previously on the council. Both Nunez and Tay have run before. Dougherty has previously served on the local Board of Education. The voter packets which go out next week will include not only the sample ballot information including candidate statements, but also the actual election ballots. Do not throw out your ballot. This is the real ballot which registered voters must return in order to vote. Ballots must be received by election day, April 10. The ballots can be returned by mail or can be brought directly to the

City Clerk’s office at Arcadia’s City Hall. In addition to regular business hours until the day of the election, on April 10 itself, the City Clerk’s office will be open to receive ballots until 8 p.m. Ballots mailed, but not received by April 10 will not be counted according to Deputy City Clerk, Lisa Mussenden. She suggests bringing the ballots to City Hall rather than relying on the postal service if voters wait to the last minute. Complete statements and photographs of the candidates will be published in next week’s edition of this newspaper to assist voters in making informed decisions.

Continued from page 1 to shop locally anymore. I always try to suppoprt my local, independent suppliers.” Burstyn said. Burstyn has also been an avid proponent of youth sports and has nurtured and encouraged numerous Arcadia athletes over the years. We asked Burstyn if the $4 presciption “incentive” with the big box stores was a key factor. “Sure,” he said “a little guy like me cannot compete with that….also I don’t sell milk or other things like that so I’d be losing even more money. I simply couldn’t afford to do that.” But the decision to close was more of a conglomeration of paperwork and late insurance reinbursements. “My vendors want their money in 15 days; with the Insurances companies we’re lucky if we get paid in 30 days.” The pain Burstyn feels is epidemic. Small businesses are losing ground rapidly and brick and mortar shops are becoming a thing of the past. In many instances swallowed up by mega markets with huge buying power. The small independent retailer simply cannot compete with big box stores such a WalMart. Trying desperatly to hold back the tears, Mark Burstyn explained how things have changed on his watch, particularly through 07-09. “My kid’s have only known me at this pharmacy” he said. Matt 22, and Steve 17 and wife Mary make up the Burstyn family and has been the sole breadwinner in the family ever since graduation from Pharmacy College in 1984. “I’ve seen patients get better and seen some die over the years. This is my extended family. You really get

to know your community in this business.” Working about 60 hours a week Burstyn was philosophical about the change he’s about to undetake. “ 40 hours will seem like part time to me after all these years of running Colonial Pharmcay” he quipped. Mark Burstyn and some of his staff will be moving to Von’s Pavillions Pharmacy on March 21. The actual last day for Colonial will be March 20. In the 1950’s many small towns had 100% employment. There were farms, there were schools, there was industry, and there were shops up and down Main Street selling all sorts of goods. Everything in those towns, from the gas sold at the station, to the used car on the lot, to the oven in the bakery and the products coming out of the oven, to the beer sold at the bar and the juke box in the corner, and he boots on the feet of the patrons, to the pharmacy next door and the lipstick on the clerk, were made in America by Americans, and bought in America by Americans. Like a closed ecosystem, America was, at this point, self sustaining. In the 2000’s almost everything in that small town, from the gas station, (oil from Saudi) to the car, (made in Japan) to the oven (made in Korea) to flour (milled in Jamaica) to the beer (from Germany) to the Juke Box (made in China) to the boots (made in Malaysia), to the pharmacy (drugs made in various other countries with ingredients from other countries) to the lipstick (made in China) are made elsewhere and sold all over the world. Ironically just as the rising collective age of Americans is leading to a need for

more health care workers, the same thing is also leading to a need for more prescription drugs and those who know how to prescribe them. In addition, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a growing number of pharmacies are starting to offer on-site diagnoses and patient care, stretching the amount of skilled and well-trained pharmacists needed. The demand for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians is expected to rise by over 30% in the next decade. However, that need doesn’t necessarilly translate into corner pharmacies like Colonial being successful or even being able to stay afloat. The costs incurred are too prohibitive for small pharmaciies to compete. Colonial Pharmacy’s policy has always been “old-fashioned” personal service with a commitment to keeping current with the most recent medical developments.” Despite Mark Burstyn’s best efforts, Colonial had little choice but to regroup. Colonial had to move on and will now join Pavillion’s team in Arcadia. All prescriptions will automatically be transferred to their system so the transormation should be painless for most patients. Also Burstyn will continue to compound at Pavillions. When visiting Burstyn’s Colonial pharmacy one can see the history, it’s full of collectibles that run the gamut from medicine bottles to scales to 'show globes' - large glass balls used as window displays. Literally, Colonial Pharmacy was the corner pharmacy once ubiquitous and came to symbolize small-town America.

The corner pharmacy once ubiquitous came to symbolize small-town America. -Photo by Terry Miller


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AHS Drama to Present Musical Romance ‘Oklahoma’ By Terry Miller

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he Arcadia High School Theatre Department under the direction of Steven Volpe is presenting Oklahoma on March 22, 23 & 24 as well as the following weekend March 29, 30 & 31st. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration is set in a western Indian territory just after the turn of the century. The highspirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, there is no doubt they will suc-

ceed in making a new life together. The doors open at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7 pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.arcadiastage.com. Don’t Miss this one!~ The cast includes: Aaron Graff ensemble, Anthony Nappier Ike Skidmore, Craig Capps Joe, David Liu ensemble, Gabriel Rousset Curley, Gordon Chang Slim, Keith Harmel Carnes, Liam Swan, Cord Elam, Luke Karsana Tom, Nicolas Munoz Will Parker, Patrick Harbicht Mike, Paul Nestor Jud, Ryan Campbell ensemble, Shirish Sarkar, Ali Kahim, Tin-Tin Nguyen Tintin, Alana Debase ensemble, Alex Garcia Ado Annie,

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