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Volume XVI, No. XXXIII

Monrovia Takes no Action on Allegations of ‘Vacant’ Council Seat. Meanwhile DA Looks into Claim of Brown Act Violation BY TERRY MILLER A packed council chambers and numerous presentations including the swearing in of Jim Hunt as the new Police Chief dominated the city council meeting in Monrovia Tuesday evening. Mayor Lutz felt she had to respond to a citizen’s letter regarding Clarence Shaw’s empty seat on the council pulpit. Mayor Lutz adressed the letter from Dr. Jules

Firefighters, police officers and other members of Team CrossFit Academy suffered blood sweat and tears on Saturday to honor and help the Navy SEALs’ families post August 6 attack. Participants got involved in grueling workouts which included Aaron Mascoro climbing ropes, carry sandbags and numerous other intensive workouts. Top right: Brian Mejia from Supervisor Mike Antonovitch’s office thanks Eric LeClair and Andrea Olivas while below Jim Siegrist leads a team with sandbags around the block at the beginning of one of the workouts. – Photos by TerryMiller

TEAM CrossFit Academy, the first official Affiliate in Monrovia and 18th CrossFit Affiliate worldwide, was selected to host the 31 Heroes Tribute Workout on September 3, 2011. The city’s newspaper, Monrovia Weekly, was also a sponsor of the event Saturday that paid homage to the 30 American men and one working dog who lost their lives while killed in action in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011. The 31 Heroes Tribute Workout took place Saturday Sept 3 at the Team CrossFit Academy in Monrovia . To

date, more than $300,000.00 has already been raised of which over $3000 was raised locally./ “This “Workout To Remember” is close to our hearts as most of the Staff and a handful of the members of the Academy are former US Military and have been deployed in support of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom,” said Coach Eric LeClair, TEAM CrossFit Academy affiliate owner, Level III Instructor and for-

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Veteran Paddock Guard John Shear to be Sierra Madre Fire and Police Remember Honored October 1 Santa Anita Park a runaway horse prior to 10th Anniversary of will pay tribute to its he- the third race just outside roic 90-year-old Paddock of Santa Anita’s walking Sept. 11 at 6:45AM Guard John Shear on Sat- ring. “Good morning. On Sept. 11, 2001, an attack was launched on American soil…” With these words, or similar, the Verdugo Fire Communications Center each year begins its 6:45am region-wide bulletin 9/11, remembering the horrific events of 9/11/2001, and tak-

ing a moment to honor the fallen first responders that died that morning. One year after the attacks, New York Magazine reported that fewer than 300 of the victims’ bodies were found “intact” and that more

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urday, Oct. 1, as the Great Race Place will name a designated race “The John Shear Hero Purse.” The race will include a winner’s circle ceremony in which Shear will be recognized for his selfless act of heroism earlier this year on March 12, when he shielded a 6-year-old girl from

“This is going to be a very proud moment for all of us here at Santa Anita,” said George Haines, Santa Anita President. “John is a one in a million type of person and he’s made an amazing recovery from what could have been a

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Portantino’s Student Financial Aid Bill Heads to Governor Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s (D- La Cañada Flintridge) legislation (AB 91) aimed at simplifying the financial aid process for California’s Community College students has been approved by the State Legislature and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk for signature. “I’ve been working on this bill for several years because I think it’s important to make these cumbersome processes simple so eligible students get all the financial help they can. Our children deserve the opportunity for a good ed-

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Fitness in America is beginning to become a very important measure in reducing health costs. Fitness will reduce obesity in children, help seniors to an extended quality life, improve sports skills and much more. We attended the 2011 Idea World Fitness Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center. There were over 5000 participants from 53 nations getting the finest education available to help their clients. Many attending were fitness trainers, health club owners, manufacturers, and educators of good health getting their CEC’s to maintain their credentials as Sarah did. Outstanding presen-

tations to the enthusiastic crowd were presented by Apolo Ohno who is a five time Olympic medallist in short track speed skating. He encouraged everyone to set goals and to be great examples in their business by continuing to learn new techniques in the fitness field as well as by staying in great shape. Another great presenter was Dr. Amen who talked about taking care of your brain with preventative measures such as exercise, nutrition and positive attitudes. Dr. Amen has appeared on national TV many times, recently on national PBS.. One of our long time

friends, Elaine LaLanne brought down the house with her wonderful talk about her years living with Jack LaLanne. She accepted the first International Jack LaLanne Award for having a positive impact in the media with health and wellness. The 85 year old wonder woman detailed the history of fitness in America while being married to Jack for over 50 years. We had some wonderful times together at their home as well as at The Great American Workout on The White House Lawn with Jack and Elaine. Jack appeared on television on his fitness show for well over 30 years. Theyt recently had done many seminars and personal appearances together. Elaine who is 85 years young got down on the floor and did 3 perfect pushups! The crowd gave her a thunderous ovation for this great achievement! She told us to stay strong as fitness professionals in our work to train people to stay healthy and well. Fitness is growing around the world in a very positive way. It’s everywhere. Equipment companies have designed programs that anyone can follow

whether in a health club, your home, your office or your school We talked to many manufacturers that are continually developing their equipment as well as their programs. Companies like TRX, PBX90, Bosu, Fitness Trampoline, Kettle bells, Swiss balls, Zumba dancing and many more had attendees working out and learning new techniques to help them in their fitness business as well as their personal health. What are you doing about your fitness? There is much that one can do to help themselves stay physically fit and healthy. Start with a simple walk, do your sit-ups, work your dumbbells, eat healthy, lots of fruits and vegetables, get good rest, stay positive, plan for a bright future. You are worth it! Harry and Sarah Sneider are professional fitness trainers and coaches who have been helping people for nearly 50 years. They are available to help you with a wonderful fitness program. Give them a call at 626-3558964 or email harrysneider@ earthlink.net.

Veteran Paddock Guard John Shear to be Feted,Santa Anita Will Honor 90-Year-Old Hero Oct. 1 Continued from page 1 catastrophic accident. This was a truly amazing act of heroism and he never thought twice about it—he just reacted instinctively to protect the little girl. “We’re looking forward to welcoming John back along with his wife Diane, their son Michael and a group of their friends. I know all of our employees and many of our fans are anxious to see John and to wish him well. It should

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be a special day.” Shear, who was taken by ambulance to Huntington Memorial Hospital immediately following the accident, sustained several injuries, including a fractured pelvis and he lost a considerable amount of blood due to internal bleeding. Michael Shear has attributed his father’s speedy recovery to diet and a vigorous lifestyle. “My dad

has always prided himself on eating well and staying physically fit and there’s no doubt this has helped him immensely.” Employed seasonally at Santa Anita since Dec. 23, 1961, Shear is a native of England and is a former rider and trainer. In addition to the Shear tribute, some great racing is also on tap Oct. 1, as it is Breeders’ Cup Challenge Day at Santa

Anita, with four Grade I stakes highlighting an 11race card. First post time on Oct. 1 is 12 noon. Admission Gates will open at 10:30 a.m. For more information on Breeders’ Cup Challenge Day, fans are encouraged to visit www. santaanita.com, or to call (626) 574-RACE.

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Bagneris without mentioning his name and asked the city attorney to address the issue. While Mayor Lutz defended council actions Tuesday, the district attorney’s office said it is looking into allegations that the City Council violated the Brown Act in deciding not to fill Councilman Clarence Shaw’s seat. Monrovia resident Jules Bagneris filed a complaint with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Public Integrity division ( see letter below) stating the council violated the Brown Act . But City Attorney Craig Steele told the council it was under no obligation to consider filling the seat, however they do have the option to appoint a caretaker until Shaw’s return. Steele said that the seat is not actually and never was “vacant”. The seat remains Shaw’s. During public comment, Attorney Robert Silverstein hardheartedly warned the council that he was videotaping the meeting Tuesday and said repeatedly that they ( council ) had violated the Brown Act. “ My client is a Veteran” referring to Mr. Brokate and yet he also belives Shaw’s seat should be filled while Shaw is away on active duty. Pam Fitzpatrick, said the controversy was unfounded. Fitzpatrick is a strong Shaw supporter. Cyrus Kemp also agreed with Fitzpatrick on this particular issue In an email to Beacon Media after Tuesday’s meeting Bagneris said: “No erroneous statement was made by me regarding the empty chair of Councilman Shaw that has been vacant since his departure for military service over sixty days ago. One look at the council seats normally occupied by five members clearly shows one empty chair that has been without an occupant and is vacant. Moreover, the City Attorney tonight acknowledged that the council has “the right but not the requirement to appoint someone to somewhat of a caretaker position.” I have asked and ask again for the Mayor and Council to put

on the agenda whether the electors and stakeholders of Monrovia desire to have this empty seat filled by a temporary appointment until the return of Councilmember Shaw from his military duties.”. Jules Bagneris Here is the original letter sent to Council: “TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council 415 South Ivy Avenue, Monrovia, California 91016 FR: Dr. Jules S. Bagneris, III. I hereby request that an item be placed on the

of state law” by not appointed someone or holding a special election to fill the ‘Vacant’ seat. In fact, the city would be in violation of Section 395.8 of the Military and Veterans Code of the State of California, if it made such an appointment. 395.8. states “ Any officer, elective or otherwise, who leaves or shall have left the service of any city in order to enter upon active service with the armed forces of the United States shall be reinstated and restored to his office upon his discharge or release from such active service with the

The City Attorney (Monrovia) tonight acknowledged that the council has the ‘right but not the requirement to appoint someone’ (for Clarence Shaw’s Seat) agenda for the September 6, 2011 Monrovia City Council meeting to determine whether the City Council seat held vacant since July 6, 2011 is to be filled by an appointment or special election as referenced by state law. I believe a decision of this magnitude requires those with decision-making authority to allow the electorate as well as all stakeholders in the community to be invited to share their views at a public meeting. The City Council has not taken official action regarding this matter at a public meeting. Thank you in advance for your speedy reply to this request. FR: Dr. Jules S. Bagneris, III. At his request it is being held for him until he completes his active duty service with the United States Army. Clarence Shaw’s seat is “not vacant “ and nevre has been according to City Manager Scott Ochoa; it is being ‘held’ for him. Ochoa said, “This is Clarence Shaw’s request. It is his seat.” The Reverent Bagneris wrote that the City Council was in “violation

armed forces; provided, such discharge or release is prior to the expiration of the term for which he has been elected or appointed. The rights created by this section shall have no application to any officer who shall have been dishonorably discharged or released from such armed forces, or shall have been so mentally or physically disabled as to be incapable of performing the duties of his office or shall fail to present himself to the legislative body or other appointing authority of such city ready and willing to assume the duties of his office, within six months from the time of his discharge or release from active service with the armed forces. The office from which such officer absents himself to enter upon active service with the armed forces shall not be considered to be vacant but the legislative body or other appointing authority, as the case may be, may appoint an officer to temporarily replace any such officer so absenting himself to enter upon active service with the armed forces. Such temporary officers shall have all of the powers and duties of the

office to which he may be temporarily appointed and shall hold said office until the expiration of the term thereof or until the officer returns from service with the armed forces, whichever event first occurs.” The important and applicable words are that the office “shall not be considered vacant” and “may appoint.” According to Ochoa, it was Shaw’s request that his office not be considered vacant and in respect of that request and his service to this community and the country, the seat is being held open for him. When considered vacant, the office of an elected official must be filled by an appointment or the holding of a special election to fill the vacancy. According the City Attorney Craig Steele, “This office is not vacant.” He went on to explain that to be considered ‘vacant’ the office holder must have resigned, or be considered incapacitated (that incapacity can be up to and including death). “ I gave and entire brief to the council before the council meeting at which Shaw announced his activation,” Steele said. Shaw was in attendance when the Mayor publicly accepted his announcement and said that his seat would be held for him. Ochoa also pointed out that with current technology and considering that Shaw is still within the boundaries of the United States, he can reach other members of the City Council and his constituents can reach him. Ochoa said that should the need arise, the city planned to investigate technological means of holding a meeting with Shaw in his current location. “I don’t anticipate the need for such a meeting, but we can work it out if necessary.” All e-mails received by the City Council and weekly reports of the City Manager are sent to Shaw. He also has the ability to retrieve those messages immediately and, when his commitments to his military duty allow, to check with City Hall for phone messages left for him. “It

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Continued from page 4 is not as if we cannot reach him,” said Ochoa. The number for Monrovia City Hall is (626) 9325550. Callers who wish to reach Shaw need to ask for his voice mail. The simplier method it to send messages via e-mail sent to the City of Monrovia, Attn: Clarence Shaw. Bagneris also made the statement to members of City Staff and at least one member of the City Council, that by leaving Shaw’s seat “vacant” his “constituents” were not being represented. “The are no specific district seats for which a candidate runs and is elected. Our Council is elected by the entire population of the city. No member of the council represents a specific portion or section of the city,” Ochoa said. “Every Council Member is elected by and represents the entire community,” he concluded. We asked Dr. Bagneris, who is a doctor of philosophy in pastoral ministry, if he would run for Mr. Shaw’s seat should it come available/ He told us “I do not expect that an election will be necessary. I do expect the council to make an interim appointment with the advice and consent of Councilman Clarence Shaw.” Bagneris cited Government Code 36512 regarding city council seats, although the Brown Act also prohibits discussion or decisions if not posted on the agenda. For your perusal, we submit government code: 36512 for you: “ (a) If a vacancy oc-

curs in an appointive office provided for in this chapter, the council shall fill the vacancy by appointment. A person appointed to fill a vacancy holds office for the unexpired term of the former incumbent. (b) If a vacancy occurs in an elective office provided for in this chapter, the council shall, within 60 days from the commencement of the vacancy, either fill the vacancy by appointment or call a special election to fill the vacancy. The special election shall be held on the next regularly established election date not less than 114 days from the call of the special election. A person appointed or elected to fill a vacancy holds office for the unexpired term of the former incumbent. (c) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) and Section 34902, a city may enact an ordinance that does any of the following: (1) Requires that a special election be called immediately to fill every city council vacancy and the office of mayor designated pursuant to Section 34902. The ordinance shall provide that the special election shall be held on the next regularly established election date not less than 114 days from the call of the special election. (2) Requires that a

Councilman Shaw’s seat remains empty but not vacant according to city officials – Photo by Terry Miller

special election be held to fill a city council vacancy and the office of mayor designated pursuant to Section 34902 when petitions bearing a specified number of verified signatures are filed. The ordinance shall provide that the special election shall be held on the next regularly established election date not less than 114 days from the filing of the petition. A governing body that has enacted such an ordinance may also call a special election pursuant to subdivision (b) without waiting for the filing of a petition. (3) Provides that a person appointed to fill a vacancy on the city council holds office only until the date of a special election which shall immediately be called to fill the remainder of the term. The special election may be held on the date of the next regularly established election or regularly scheduled municipal election to be held throughout the city not less than 114 days from the call of the special election. (d) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) and Section 34902, an appointment shall not be made to fill a vacancy on a city council if the appointment would result in a majority of the members serving on the council having been appointed. The vacancy shall be filled in the manner provided by this subdivision. (2) The city council may call an election to fill the vacancy, to be held on the next regularly established election date not less than 114 days after the call. (3) If the city council does not call an election pursuant to paragraph (2), the vacancy shall be filled at the next regularly established election date.” Here is Bagneris’ letter to the DA: Head Deputy District Attorney Public Integrity Division Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Dear Mr. Demerjian:

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Dr. Howard Kaufman, director of HMRI’s Colorectal Research Program, is one of initial 16 physicians in the nation approved to perform recently FDA-approved therapy offered by Medtronic, Inc.; he’ll treat patients from throughout the Southwest. Pasadena, CA, Aug 23, 2011 – Dr. Howard Kaufman, director of HMRI’s Colorectal Research Program, is one of the initial 16 doctors across the nation approved to perform the new InterStim® bowel control therapy, offered by Medtronic, Inc., of Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Kaufman was a co-investigator in a multinational multicenter clinical study into whether the InterStim Therapy for urinary incontinence, for which Medtronic won FDA approval in 1997, could be successfully applied to bowel incontinence. “The study in which Dr. Kaufman participated to evaluate the Medtronic InterStim system as a remedy for bowel incontinence fits well with the history of HMRI’s Neural Engineering Program for developing and evaluating clinical applications of nerve stimulations,” said Dr. Douglas McCreery, Neural Engineering director. The HMRI Neural Engineering researchers have a long history of developing electrodes for activating nerves. The Huntington Helix array was licensed to Cyberonics, Inc. and subsequently has been implanted into more than 40,000 persons with epilepsy and with depression. Other version of our nerve electrodes have been evaluated by clinicians at the Cleveland Clinic for treating swallowing difficulties following cerebral stroke and at Washington University in

St. Louis for treating urge incontinence. This latest InterStim study’s success earned FDA approval in March. Chronic involuntary loss of bowel control is a humiliating, life-changing condition. According to a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study, more than 18 million Americans have fecal incontinence. Among older persons, the infirmity is the single most frequent factor for admittance to nursing homes because families have difficulty dealing with its demands. Caused by a variety of factors, it is most common among adults, predominately women who experience nerve and muscular trauma in the anus, rectum, and pelvic floor during childbirth. Eileen Brophy Williams was Dr. Kaufman’s first patient to participate in the clinical study. The former Newport Beach resident’s bowel incontinence resulted from an unsuccessful sphincteroplasty repair of an episiotomy following the birth of her first child 13 years ago. Her colorectal surgeon, Dr. Babak Rad, heard of the clinical study and referred her to Dr. Kaufman. She thought her incontinence was due to digestion problems because she was a new mother nervous about her child or possibly related to an old back injury. She simply had no feeling or sensation when she had incontinent episodes that occurred almost every day. Her life was severely limited to her household, and she wasn’t able to participate in her children’s school projects and so much more. Brophy Williams was a perfect candidate for the clinical trial because she had gone through various other treatment options. Dr. Kaufman explained those therapies included bowel habit modification through diet (increasing fiber, prescribing anti-diarrheal medications, etc.), sphincter muscle surgery, as well as biofeedback and physical therapy. InterStim Therapy is the only bowel control treatment option that allows patients and physicians to determine probable success of the therapy through a test stimulation procedure prior to committing to long-term

therapy. Brophy Williams went through InterStim’s twostep outpatient implant process in March 2005. During the first visit, an electrode connects sacral nerves to an external test stimulator that can be adjusted for the correct amperage to stimulate nerves. “Patients will then walk around with the InterStim on a belt that’s programmed with the help of a Medtronic technician,” Dr. Kaufman explained. “If they pass the test of a reduction of incontinence of more than 50 percent for two weeks, they will qualify for a permanent implant.” Brophy Williams said that during those two weeks, she experienced the sensation for a bowel movement that she hadn’t experienced in years. She became a candidate for permanent implant. The InterStim Therapy uses an implantable system consisting of a thin wire lead and a neurostimulator, or pacemaker-like device about the size of a quarter, to stimulate the sacral nerve to control bowel function. The neurostimulator is implanted on the upper part of the buttock above the pelvis. “I was involved with the industry and thought this would be a technology to offer patients who had been unsuccessful with available therapies,” Dr. Kaufman said. “I was fortunate to have the patient population and the relationship already with Medtronic and other companies so we could stratify patients based on their anatomy and physiology.” “We implanted the device in 120 patients who met the inclusion criteria with various degrees of fecal incontinence,” Dr. Kaufman said. The study ran from 2002-2008, and “showed that at 12 months, 83 per-

cent achieved ‘therapeutic’ success (with 41 percent of those subjects reaching 100 percent continence). While our paper reported on sustained success through two years, most patients have had continued success through their continued length of follow-up.” Additionally incontinent episodes decreased from a mean of 9.4 per week to 1.9/week at 12 months and 2.9/week at two years. “When I had this surgery within two weeks time, I was able to get involved with my kids in school,” Brophy Williams said. “It gave me back my life. I had stopped myself from having a life.” “There are women who are going through this who don’t even know they have this. I had no idea I was as injured as I was. I was told there wasn’t any help for me.” “Dr. Rad and Dr. Kaufman never gave up on me,” she recalled. “I owe them my life and my life with my kids and family.” Now, Dr. Kaufman is the first physician authorized to perform the InterStim implant for patients in the Southwest, including Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. After he has completed 20 implants, Dr. Kaufman will train other colorectal surgeons in the two-step, out-patient procedure. In an unrelated project funded by the National Institutes of Health, HMRI’s Neural Engineering Program researchers have been working to develop a neuroprosthetic device to artificially control urination for spinal cord injured patients. HMRI NEP scientists are also studying mechanisms of stroke-induced overactive bladder and a possible treatment by intraspinal microstimulation.


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Attorney Robert Silverstein hardheartedly Admonishes Mayor Lutz during Public comment at city council meeting Tuesday night Continued from page 5

Attorney Robert Silverstien warned the council that they were violating the Brown act with regard to the Clarence Shaw situation . On another matter he said Mayor Lutz has purchased property next to the proposed Gold Line Maintenance Yard and claimed it is a conflict of interest. Silverstein hardheartedly admonished Mayor Lutz during public comment. – Photo by Terry Miller

The purpose of this letter is to report what appears to be a violation of the Brown Act by the Mayor and Members of the Monrovia City Council. The violation is related to city coun-

cil discussion and/or decision regarding Councilman Clarence Shaw’s City Council seat and whether an appointment would be made to fill the seat while he leaves his council duties to fulfill

military service requirements, apparently for one year or longer. Specifically, between June, 2011 and July, 2011, council members conducted lengthy discussions at city council meetings

on this subject although there was no listing on the posted agenda. Further, based on public statements made by the Mayor and other City officials, the Council made a decision on this subject (apparently outside of a public council meeting), however, no council agenda ever listed this item for consideration. Additionally, this matter may have been discussed in closed session although no such agenda listing or public report of action taken in closed session was ever made (indeed, there appears to be no legal basis for such a discussion to be conducted in closed session). Based on the foregoing, it seems that one or more violations of the Brown Act occurred as follows: • The discussion of an item not posted on the agenda. • The decision on an item not posted on the agenda. • The decision on an item not posted on the agenda and not   voted on in public.   • The discussion and decision on an item not posted on the agenda and conducted outside the open meeting. • The discussion and deci-

sion on an item not posted on the closed session agenda and not reported back to the open meeting as coming from the closed session discussion and decision. I look forward to your investigation in this matter and providing a remedy for any violations as soon as possible. I have attached additional documentation which may assist in your investigation.

                         

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2011 Heart In Hand Humanitarians  Robin Salzer 

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economy.” AB 91 establishes a three-year pilot program at ten community college campuses where the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) would be used as the primary application for financial aid. Community College students currently apply for either a BOG fee waiver or the FAFSA

or both. When students don’t file the FAFSA form, they miss out on Pell Grants and other federal opportunities. Currently, only about a third of eligible students apply for federal aid. The bill was overwhelmingly approved in the state legislature last fall, but was vetoed by then Governor Schwarzeneg-

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- Special discount for student artists on membership and booth fee; Silent Auction; Live entertainment on multi-stage settings; Food booths; Local non-profit booths; FREE and OPEN to public. MAFA’s Celebrate The Arts - 48th Annual Fine Arts Festival Where: Monrovia Library Park, 321 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

Date: October 8, 2011 / October 9, 2011 Time: 10:00 am–6:00 pm Both Days Phone: Frank at (626) 305-9419 or Kate at (626) 802-7873 or info@monroviafinearts.org Website: http://www. MonroviaFineArts.org Facebook: http:// www.facebook.com/ events/#!/event. php?eid=200268523339263 Price: FREE to Public. Participation Fee for Artists.

       

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MAFA Celebrates 48th Annual Arts Festival Oct 8 -9 Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) presents one of the longest running fine art festivals in Southern California - 48th Annual “Celebrate the Arts” featuring: Local and regional fine artists: displaying, selling and demonstrating their arts (painting, ceramics, collage, photography, jewelry, sculpture, etc); Hand-on art experiences for kids and adults, family friendly activities; Student Art Display

 

 

 

Portantino's Student Financial Aid Bill Heads to Governor ucation and our economy demands a well trained workforce,” explained Portantino. “The goal of this measure is to end a needlessly duplicative process and get more students to participate in state and federal aid programs. We are losing $500 million dollars in federal aid that will help students and our struggling

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SMFD and SMPD Remember Sept. 11 10th Anniversary Special Service on Sunday Morning, 9/11 Starting at 6:45AM

Planned Parenthood Holds Carnevale Oct. 2 in Pasadena

Continued from page 1 than 1,700 families received no remains at all. It estimated that more than 1,600 people lost a spouse, and more than 3,000 children lost a parent in the attacks. More than 1.5 million tons of debris were removed from the WTC site, at which fires continued to burn for 99 days after the attacks. And according to the Magazine, nearly 150,000 New York jobs were lost as a result of the attacks, and the economic impact on the City in the month following the attacks was a loss of more than $100 billion. The magazine also reported that twenty percent of Americans knew someone that was hurt or killed in the attacks. In front of the Sierra Madre fire station on Sunday, 9/11, members of the Sierra Madre Fire Dept. and the Sierra Madre Police Dept. will

stand at attention as Verdugo makes its annual announcement, as they have each year since 2001. “It’s been seven years,

2008 service. “When you remember that the first couple years after the attacks, there were 100 people at these services with us, and today you

The destruction of the Twin Towers and surrounding buildings photographed Sept 28 2001 – Photo by Terry Miller

and I wonder are we starting to forget? I remember how horrified I was when the towers fell, only guessing on how many people died,” said Sierra Madre Fire Chief Stephen Heydorff after the

look around and it was just a few family members...We’ll continue to do this each year, and hope that we can remind people that this is something that needs to be remembered every year, not just on the

more recognized five and ten year incremental anniversaries,” he added. This year is one of those incremental anniversaries, the tenth. In recognition of the date, SMFD and SMPD are expanding the ceremony, adding to the service the laying of a memorial wreath by the stations monument in honor of the 9/11 fallen, as well as the ringing of the bells in honor of the fallen, a firefighter tradition that goes back more than 150 years. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will take place at 6:45am, Sunday, September 11. Bean Town Coffee House will be providing continental breakfast that morning for those in attendance. Leonora Moss is donating the wreath that will be lain at the Firefighter’s 9/11 memorial.

13th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk Sunday, September 25 The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA invites animal lovers to put their best feet forward on Sunday, September 25, 2011 during the shelter’s 13th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk fundraiser for the animals. Organizers hope to raise $315,000 through the event, which will provide food, shelter and medical care to homeless animals, nearly 12,000 of which are taken in by the humane society every year. Some 2,000 people and their dogs are expected to take part in the walk, which begins at 9 a.m. at Brookside Park at the Rose Bowl. Walk-

ers and their dogs can choose either a one-mile or threemile route around the outside of the stadium before enjoying a free Fair & Pet Expo at the park. Participants do not need a dog to join the fun—just a desire to help the animals—and they can walk individually or form teams. Registration is free but participants are encouraged to fundraise for the animals by creating personal web pages through the Wiggle Waggle Walk website and asking family, friends and coworkers for donations. The address is www.wigglewagglewalk.org. Non-walkers,

and those unable to attend the event, can also create fundraising web pages through this site. Raise or donate at least $50 and receive an official Wiggle Waggle Walk T-shirt. This year’s sponsors include Wells Fargo, Merrill Lynch- Tanimoto Group, Three Dog Bakery, VCA Animal Hospitals, Petco/ Petco Foundation, Centinela Feed & Pet Supply, Eye Care for Animals and TLC Pet Medical Center. Event day check-in starts at 8 a.m. at the entrance to Brookside Park in Parking Lot I. The walk will begin

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at 9:00am and the Fair & Pet Expo will take place immediately after the walk and will be open until 2 p.m. The Fair will feature Muttley Crew’s dog agility show, Glendale and Pasadena Police Departments K9 demonstrations, a variety of pet product booths, paw-tapping music, and fun dog contests, including best trick contest and cutest canine. For more information call (626) 792-7151 ext. 167 or visit www.wigglewagglewalk. org.

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Planned Parenthood Fall Benefit Event Co-chair Kathy Gillespie, Patron Chair Joan Caillouette, and Event Co-chair Kate Clavijo.

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley holds a festive Venetian Carnival themed Fall Benefit on Sunday, October 2, featuring a four-course Italian menu, specialty cocktails and a selection of Italian wines. Carnevale celebrates the 78th anniversary of Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley as well as the completion of the Pasadena Health Center renovation. Patron Chair, Joan Caillouette, describes the renovation and expansion of the Pasadena Health Center as “a huge step forward as Planned Parenthood continues growing to meet the needs of our community. This is truly an inspiring time to be involved, and truly a reason for celebration.” The Fall Benefit is one of two major annual fundraisers for the organization, which has been providing access to comprehensive reproductive health care services and education to the community since 1933. Planned Parenthood provides broad access to life-saving cancer screenings, birth control and sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment to the women, men and families of a service area stretching from Glendale to Glendora. The population of the San Gabriel Valley has exploded in recent

years to nearly 2 million people, and with the incredible downturn in the economy, Planned Parenthood remains a place where everyone is welcome—regardless of their ability to pay. Currently over 90% of their clients do not have health insurance. “As the need for our services increases in the San Gabriel Valley, we are so fortunate to have a growing number of committed and generous people supporting our work. We look forward to celebrating this special anniversary with them, and we look forward to making new friends in the community.” says Sheri Bonner, President and CEO. Along with event cochairs, Kate Clavijo and Kathy Gillespie, many civic and social leaders have joined the benefit committee, including Annaly Bennett, Joan Cathcart, Hilary Clark, Faye Davidson, Lane Duncan, Brooke Larsen Garlock, Priscilla Gibbs, Patricia Glazier, BJ Kirwan Hanna, Claire Johnson, Jeanette Park, Eileen White Read, Peggy Stewart, Clare Tayback, and Jan Tranquada. To purchase tickets at $200 per person to Carnevale, please contact Merideth King at 626-794-5737, or email mking@pppsgv.org.

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Jim Hunt Sworn in as Monrovia’s 10th Anniversary Gala for Arcadia Historical Museum Hosted by Foundation, October 9 Top Cop Tuesday “Invitations are in the mail,” said chair of the event, former four-time first lady and long-time community volunteer Ruth Gilb. This event has been on the city calendar for one year. “Residents of Arcadia should be very proud of this outstanding museum. Visitors come from far and near to visit our exhibits.”

Curator Dana Dunn has brought remarkable talent and artists to the museum along with her expertise. The gala dinner party will begin with a hosted wine reception and hors d’oeuvres at the museum, followed by a gourmet dinner at the community center. Save the date. Cards and invitations were sent to

museum supporters; however, the public is encouraged to support this historic event. Become a part of history by being a founding partner in the building of the museum[s newly proposed education center. For further information, call (626) 355-6945.

Classified Advertising COMPUTER SERVICES Jim Hunt is sworn is a Monrovia’s new Chiel of Police Tuesday evening by City Clerk Alice Atkins. – Photo by Terry Miller

Newly hired Police Chief Jim Hunt, although no starnger to Monrovia PD, was officially sworn in Tuesday night at Mon-

rovia City Council. “Jim is an outstanding law enforcement professional and an inspiring and visionary leader. Congratulations to

Jim; and congratulations to Monrovia on having a fine Chief.” Scott Ochcoa, City Manager.

21st Annual Street Rods Forever Hot Rod Custom Charity Car Show this Sat Sept. 10

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CLEARANCE AND OVERSTOCK SALE! Holiday Traditions Gift & Craft Shows Annual Event. Sat, Sept, 10. San Marino Masonic Lodge. 3130 Huntington Dr (between Rosemead & San Gabriel Blvd). Vacco_CoreMedia 504x6_BW_35%_93011_Vacco Core Media 8/30/11 10:01 AM Page 1 8am - noon. Great stuff.

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Reception Honoring Toni Buckner Toni Buckner, Director of Library Services, is retiring after having been with the Sierra Madre Library for 34 years. On Friday, September 16, from 6:00-9:00PM the City, the library staff, and the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library will be honoring her

with a reception in the Community Services Center in Sierra Vista Park. The library staff is organizing a program recognizing Toni’s service and accomplishments, and anyone who wishes to speak would be welcome to do so. The Friends are hosting the

reception and would like to invite all members, old and new, to join us in thanking Toni for her years of service to our library and for the support she has given the Friends. Light refreshments and dessert will be served.

Rotary Club Holds Final Auditions for Talent Show There are two more opportunities to try out for the Rotary Club Talent Show which will be held at its annual Bar-B- Que on Saturday September 24 starting at 5:00 p.m. at the Monrovia Historical Museum in Recreation

BY SUSAN MOTANDER Park. The auditions will be held on successive Saturdays, September 10 and 17 from Noon to 3 p.m. at the Santa Anita YMCA. You must sign up in advance to audition. To share your talent,

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Featured Events WE REMEMBER 9/11 Memorial Pasadena will hold a dedication of New York Drive as a memorial to 9/11/2001 at the corner of New York Dr. and Bradley St. on Sunday, September 11 from 11 a.m. – noon. There will be a flyover by four F-18s, music, presentation, dignitaries, and a reflection. Free for all ages. For more info visit www.pasadena911memorial.org. Patriot Day: Family Free Day The Pasadena Museum of History will hold a free family day honoring the memory of those lost

on 9/11 and celebrating the brave men and women in Pasadena police and fire departments. There will be a special flag-making crafts workshop, games in the garden including badminton, horseshoes and bocce ball, and free ice cream from Baskin Robbins. The Pasadena Museum of History is located at 470 W. Walnut St. For more info visit www.pasadenahistory.org. September 11 Remembrance Ceremony The Monrovia City Council invites residents to attend a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, September 11

at 1 p.m. at the Monrovia Fire Station. The Fire Station is located at 141 E. Lemon Ave. September 11 Memorial Dedication and Ceremony The City of Rosemead will unveil their 9/11 memorial entitled “REFLECT” on Sunday, September 11, at noon. The unveiling will take place at City Hall, and will showcase a public sculpture that incorporates a beam from the World Trade Center. City Hall is located at 8838 E. Valley Blvd., Rosemead. For more info call (626)-569-2160. Candlelight Vigil The City of Azusa will

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at Rosemead City Hall. For more info or to register, visit www.cityofrosemead.org or call (626)-569-2160. Duarte Teen Movie Night Duarte Mayor’s Youth Council will hold Teen Movie Night in Duarte Park on Friday, September 9 at 5:30 p.m. The movie will be “Take the Lead” with Antonio Banderas and there will be free food and a dance competition. The event is open to middle and high school students and is free,

but students must bring a school ID. Duarte Park is located at 1344 Bloomdale St., Duarte. For more info call (626)-303-0863.

Rosemead’s 2nd Annual Run for the Memorial The City of Rosemead will host their 2nd Annual Run for the Memorial, a 5k run and a 1 mile run/walk on Saturday, September 10 at 8 a.m. The event will start at the UFC Gym, located at 8920 Glendon Way and end at Rosemead City Hall, 8838 E. Valley Blvd. Proceeds from the event will help fund a 10th Anniversary September 11 Memorial

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hold a Candlelight Vigil In Rememberance of 9/11 on Sunday, September 11 in front of City Hall at 8 p.m. City Hall is located at 213 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa. Honor Among Ashes The City of Duarte will hold Honor Among

Ashes: A Day of Remembrance and Unity on Friday, September 9 at 8:15 a.m. at Andres Duarte Elementary. The event will be a moment of inspiration and reflection. In honor of the 10-year anniversary there will also be a canned food drive.

Proceeds from the drive will be donated to the Duarte Community Service Council. Andres is located at 1433 Crestfield Dr., Duarte. The event is free and open to the public. For more info call (626)357-7938 ext. 322.

September 9. Nomination forms can be picked up at the Community Development Department at City Hall, or via www.sangabrielcity.com.

nity Center located at 1600 Huntington Dr. El Monte – First and third Tuesdays of each month at City Hall East, located at 11333 Valley Blvd. Call (626)-580-2001 for times and more info. Rosemead – 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the City Hall Council Chambers, located at 8838 E. Valley Blvd.

San Gabriel – 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the Council Chambers, located at 425 S. Mission Dr. Temple City – First and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers in the Civic Center, located at 5938 Kauffman Avenue.

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Continued from page 1 mer Sergeant in the military. “This is a unique event exposed participants to a challenging workout that will leave them proud…proud of the workout and even prouder that they did something to benefit the families of our lost heroes.” “Monrovia Weekly was proud to host this event with Team CrossFit Academy to honor those fallen warriors and their families,” said Andrea Olivas, Vice President of Operations of Beacon Media. “I was extremely touched by the willingness of Eric Leclair to jump at such an opportunity to help those in need.”

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Blood, Sweat, Tears and Pain “There were 30 US men killed in action in this helicopter attack, and there was also one highly trained and heroic working dog,” continued Olivas who also has strong military ties and knew some the warriors who lost their life. “I wanted a way to help those families who are suffering from this traumatic loss. While reading multiple news stories I came across one that introduced the 31 Heroes event, at that moment in time I researched to find local a CrossFit gym and came up on TCA. Since Monrovia Weekly and TEAM CrossFit Academy are neighbors, I knew the fit was perfect. This

is a wonderful way to support our warriors and their families.” All proceeds and donations are being forwarded to the Navy SEAL Foundation – “The Navy SEAL Foundation supports all families and their parent commands by easing financial burdens, establishing support networks, and funding command sponsored activities. Within our mission guidelines we will ensure that essential resources are always available to help our families whether or not it is a small need or one of great significance.” www.navysealfoundation.org

Eric Le Clair of Team CrossFit Academy talks to participants prior to the workout while Josh “TEX” Boyer carries a heavy sandbag as part of the workout. Below Tex is Ann Byrns who lifts weights as part of the workout Saturday morning. And of course, nothing would be complete with a team photo – Photos by Terry Miller

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Classical Music 4 a Cause Presents: Central4 in Concert in Arcadia and Long Beach Los Angeles-based Piano Quartet, CENTRAL4, will perform concerts in Arcadia and Long Beach, on September 23 and 24, 2011, respectively. The concert is entitled “4/5/6: Quartet, Quintet, Sextet,” and will feature music by Libby Larsen, Franz Schubert, and Ludwig van Beethoven. CENTRAL4 is comprised of Elizabeth Hedman, Violin, Michael Lieberman, Viola, Paula Fehrenbach, Cello, and Timothy Durkovic, Piano. This concert is presented by Classical Music 4 A Cause, a newly formed nonprofit (in application status) arts group. Timothy Durkovic is our Artistic Director, and Jan Hower is our Executive Director. “4/5/6: Quartet, Quintet, Sextet” will start off with a performance of contemporary composer Libby Larsen’s jazzy piano quartet, “Four on the Floor” featuring Violin, Cello, Double Bass (Thomas Harte) and Piano. Describing this piece, Ms. Larsen writes, “Four on the Floor is inspired by boogie-woogie. It is a celebration of American music and American composers. . . breathless solos for each instrument bring Four on the Floor to a boisterous conclusion.” The next piece on the program is the famous “Trout Quintet” by Franz Schubert. More formally known as the Piano Quintet in A Major, this piece features Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass and Piano. Beautiful melodies with a unifying motive, unusual sonorities and the inclusion of the Double Bass as a full harmonic partner make this piece important and unforgettable. After a short intermission, the program will conclude with the Piano Concerto #4 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Written in 1806, this piece is considered to be one of the most important works in piano concerto literature. With its very recognizable opening bars, its imagery of Orpheus taming the Furies, and its final statement of optimism, this perfor-

mance will bring our concert to a beautiful close. CENTRAL4 will be joined by a second Violin and Double Bass for this wonderful adaptation of the orchestral score for Piano and String Quintet. CLASSICAL MUSIC 4 A CAUSE presents innovative, high quality classical music concerts while partnering with carefully chosen charities. We believe that great music and great causes can go hand in hand – and should! A portion of each concert’s proceeds are donated to a cause with a presence in the local concert venue’s community. CM4AC is also happy to offer classical music services to their partners and other charitable organization for their fun-

draising events. Finally, CM4AC is supportive of the contemporary composer and regularly commissions and premieres new works. The performance on Friday, September 23, 2011 will take place at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 400 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia, CA. Saturday’s performance, on September 24, 2011, will be presented at the First Congregational Church of Long Beach, 241 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA. Our partner for the Long Beach Performance is Ability First of Long Beach. Ticket prices are as follows: LONG BEACH: Prepaid and Students (with valid ID): $10; Will Call

Reserved Tickets: $15; Tickets at the Door: $20. Advance purchase tickets may be obtained by calling 562-938-4411 or visiting our website at www.classicalmusic4acause.org. ARCADIA: $20 Prepaid and at the Door; Students (with valid ID): $10. Advance purchase tickets may be obtained by calling 562-308-8501 or visiting our website at www.classicalmusic4acause.org. ELIZABETH HEDMAN (violin) started playing the violin at the age of six, on an instrument given to her by her piano teacher, whose father had been a violinmaker. So began her journey... Since that time, Ms. Hedman has soloed with

orchestras: The National Repertory Orchestra, The Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, The Northwest Chamber, Orchestra, and The Seattle Youth Symphony, among others. She has played solo and chamber music recitals across the country and in Vancouver, B.C. Other momentous events have included winning the 1994 MTNA National Collegiate Competition; performing with her piano trio, Trio Floraison, in the Cleveland Orchestra’s Pre-Concert Performance and Lecture Series; playing on live radio programs in Seattle, Cleveland, and Los Angeles (most recently on “Sundays Live”, performing with members of the

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra). Her education includes Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she won both the Concerto Competition and the Valedictory Award and was teaching assistant to Donald Weilerstein. Her principal violin teachers include Mr. Weilerstein, Margaret Pressley, and Naoko Tanaka. Currently, Elizabeth resides in Los Angeles, and enjoys a diverse musical career that only a city such as this could offer. She is Assistant Concertmaster of the Fresno Philharmonic and a member of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, the Pasadena Symphony, the Pasadena Pops, and the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra. Elizabeth plays regularly with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and the Santa Barbara Opera. She is a member of Ensemble Green and has collaborated with Mladi. During the past two summers she performed at the renowned Oregon Bach Festival, where she acted as Principal Second for select performances. In February of 2010, Elizabeth traveled with a group of musicians to Guatemala City, where they performed several concerts. Out of this adventure, Central4 was formed—a group that has a piano quartet as its nucleus but will explore diverse combinations of musicians in its concerts. MICHAEL LIEBERMAN (viola) pursues a busy career as a chamber musician, orchestral player and teacher. As violist of the Saint Helens String Quartet, resident ensemble at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Michael has performed extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest. During the 2000/01 season, he performed for the world premier production of Philip Glass’s opera, “In the Penal Colony” written for a single string quintet that was on stage and in

costume during the entire performance. With over a hundred performances in New York, Chicago and Seattle, the production was reviewed to critical acclaim. In 2007 Michael was the violist and music director for “Tempo of Recollection”, an innovative collaboration of chamber music, dance, drama, projected images and sound set in a 1920s Prague dance-hall bringing to life the music of Czech composer and holocaust victim, Erwin Schulhoff. As an orchestral musician, Michael has performed with the Los Angeles Opera, Oregon Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Northwest Sinfonietta, among many others. Since moving to Santa Barbara with his wife, fellow violist, Helen Callus, Michael has joined the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Santa Barbara Symphony and Opera Santa Barbara and is much in demand as a freelance player in the region. Born and raised in Virginia, Michael studied at the Peabody Conservatory. PAULA FEHRENBACH (cello) has performed and premiered chamber works at venues around the country and world including the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., New York’s Cooper Union, and the Arnold Schoenberg Center in Vienna. A fixture as a member of orchestras and chamber ensembles at major venues in Southern California including the Music Center, Disney Hall, REDCAT, Los Angeles County Museum and the Zipper Auditorium, Paula has made several recent chamber music recordings with voice including the complete chamber music of Richard Cameron Wolfe with soprano, Lucy Shelton; Schoenberg’s PierrotLunaire with soprano, Jennifer Goltz; and Richard Felciano’s American Decameron with soprano, Phyllis Bryn-Julson. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and the University of Southern California where she received her doctorate as a student of Lynn Harrell, she subsequently joined the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida, un-

der the baton of Michael Tilson-Thomas. Paula is currently a member of the Santa Barbara Symphony, the New West Symphony, and the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, also works in the unique Los Angeles entertainment industry playing on television and motion picture soundtracks and performing in numerous stage productions, and continues her long commitment to teaching, having been a visiting professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and currently serving on the faculties of Long Beach City College and Pasadena City College. TIMOTHY DURKOVIC (piano) was born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He received his musical education at the National Conservatory of Guatemala, the Juilliard School, Salem College, and the Thornton School of Music (USC), where his major teachers were Barbara Lister-Sink, Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Daniel Pollack, Jacob Lateiner and Consuelo Medinilla. He holds two Bachelor degrees and one Mastersdegree in piano performance. He is the winner of several competitions, both nationally and internationally, and performs in recital, as soloist with orchestra, and in chamber music collaborations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Specializing in teaching the Lister-Sink Method of well-coordinated, injury-preventive piano technique, he will be opening the West Coast Institute for the Lister-Sink Method in Fall of 2011. Director of Keyboard Studies at Long Beach City College, he has also served on the teaching faculties at the University of La Verne, Orange County High School for the Arts, and Thornton School of Music (USC). His performances have been broadcast on NPR, the International Voice of America and TGNA. He maintains a private teaching studio and is the Director of Music/Organist at Church of the Good Shepherd in Arcadia, California. For more information as to Timothy Durkovic’s activities and availability, please visit his website at www.timothydurkovic.com.


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The Debt Owes Much to Classic Suspense Genre (The Debt) MOVIE REVIEW BY MICHAEL J. GONZALEZ Picture this: Two young handsome men and a beautiful ingénue are set up to live in an apartment and given a job where they must work together closely. Sounds like an episode of Big Brother, right? Well, in the new film The Debt, starring the fabulous Helen Mirren, this happens to be the plot… except the two men and beautiful ingénue are high-level Israeli spies, the scene is ColdWar East Germany, and the job is to kidnap the Surgeon of Birkenau, a sadistic mon-

ster of a man living in hiding who performed unspeakable experiments on poor Jewish souls in the concentration camp. With a plot like this, you’d be right in guessing that the ensuing events reach soap-operatic proportions, as (without giving away too much) the story quickly turns into three simultaneous miniplots: a feverish love triangle between the spies in the past, the complications that arise due to their dangerous mission, and the secret that must finally be brought to closure

thirty years later. John Madden, director of Shakespeare in Love, moves the story at pace Hitchcock would be proud of. It makes you want to know what’s coming even as you’re watching events unfold, like ripping the wrapping off an anticipated Christmas present. The chemistry between this all-star cast is palpable. In usual fashion, Helen Mirren’s performance is subtle and powerful, but it is Jessica Chastain’s performance as Mirren’s younger self that is transfixing.

World-Renowned Jazz Pianist Daniel Amat Kicks Off Benefit Series Jazz lovers are invited to enjoy an evening with worldrenowned Latin jazz pianist Daniel Amat at The Historic Blinn House, home of The Women’s City Club of Pasadena. Amat will bring his distinctive style of music to Pasadena on Saturday, September 24, to benefit the nonprofit Blinn House Foundation. The concert kicks off a series of jazz events that will raise funds for preservation of the Blinn House. Born in Cuba, Daniel Amat was influenced from an early age by the rhythms and harmonies of his native land. While studying piano at the National School of Music in Havana, he came in contact with classical music, jazz, and

the music of Latin American composers. He has pursued his career internationally and currently resides in Bilbao, Spain, where he has been described by the critics as “one of the great pianists of universal jazz.” Starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24 located at The Historic Blinn House, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101 RSVP: Tickets (with pasta buffet) are $55. For tickets and dinner reservations, call 626-796-0560. The Blinn House was built in 1906. It was designed as a private home by architect George Washington Maher in a variation of the Prairie School style. The building, which features exquisite origi-

nal lighting fixtures, leaded glass windows and a beautiful glass tile fireplace, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Women’s City Club was established as a non-profit organization in 1945. In addition to hosting a variety of member events, it serves as the meeting venue for numerous non–profit member organizations and has donated financial and in-kind support to select local non-profits. Free parking is available in the lot in the rear of building by entering off Madison Avenue, second driveway south of Walnut on the west side of the street.

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks Lights up the Hollywood Bowl The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents two nights of music by Tchaikovsky with fireworks on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and10, at 8:30 pm, with the LA Phil led by charismatic conductor Bramwell Tovey. Cellist Christian Poltéra performs Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra in a program that also includes the Russian composer’s Romeo and Juliet and Music from Act IV of Swan Lake. The evening concludes with a performance of the 1812 Overture complete with cannons, a guest appearance by the USC Trojan Marching Band, directed by Dr. Arthur Bartner, and pyrotechnics to

light up the sky. Grammy award-winning conductor Bramwell Tovey is acknowledged around the world for his artistic depth as well as his warm, charismatic personality on the podium. His career as a conductor is uniquely enhanced by his work as a composer and pianist, lending him a remarkable musical perspective. His tenures as music director with the Vancouver Symphony, Luxembourg Philharmonic and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestras have been characterized by his expertise in operatic, choral, British and contemporary repertoire. Tovey, who is entering 12th season as Music Director of the Van-

couver Symphony, also continues as founding host and conductor of the New York Philharmonic’s Summertime Classics series at Avery Fisher Hall. Tovey returns to the Hollywood Bowl to conduct the LA Philharmonic on Tuesday, September 13 in Mozart’s Requiem. Virtuoso cellist Christian Poltéra’s distinguished career includes work with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra. Friday & Saturday, September 9 & 10, 2011, at 8:30 pm H O L L Y W O O D BOWL2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles

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August was a busy month for the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team, with 17 calls for assistance. Stranded Hikers, Chantry Flat: SMSR was notified of three hikers stranded on a cliff near Chantry Flat. Responding Team members found the hikers in a precarious off-trail location and determined that one was injured. The uninjured hikers were lowered to the ground using the Team’s stranded-hiker rescue procedure. The injured party was stabilized and placed in a litter, then lowered to the ground and wheeled out to the road. From there the patient was transported to an L.A. County Fire Department helicopter waiting at Chantry Flat and flown to the hospital. Missing Hikers, Chilao Flats: SMSR’s help was requested by Montrose Search and Rescue on a search for missing hikers in the Chilao Flats area of the Angeles National Forest. Teams searched throughout the night, until

The Santa Anita Church, will present an “International Day of Peace Interfaith Service,” a celebration and observance of peace on September 21, 2011 at 7:00PM. With the objective of raising public awareness of the International Day of Peace, established by the United Nations, and to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace both within

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the EMS branch of the simulated incident. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Air-5 helicopter was incorporated as a treatment and transport element of the drill. Team members also practiced their incident management skills as part of the unified command structure that was established to manage the mock disaster. SMSR team members provided medical support for the 2011 Mt. Disappointment Endurance Run on August 13, with crews staged along the 33.1-mile course and at the start/ finish area on the summit of Mt. Wilson. High temperatures and 6,195 feet of elevation gain and loss added to the challenge but no serious injuries were reported. The all-volunteer SMSR team has been serving the local community for 60 years. Funded entirely by private donations, SMSR provides a range of public programs on wilderness safety in addition to its search and rescue activities. The Team never charges for any of its services. For more information, including how to arrange a wilderness safety demonstration for your school or group, visit www.smsr.org.

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the hikers were located by an SMSR crew after sunrise. SMSR team members walked the hikers several miles to safety. Injured Swimmer, Chantry Flat: The Team responded to a report of an injured cliff-diver at a waterfall near Chantry Flat. SMSR EMT’s, along with paramedics from the Sierra Madre Fire Department, L.A. County Fire Department, and U.S. Forest Service personnel, stabilized the injured party at the scene. Due to the nature of the injuries the subject was airlifted out of the canyon via helicopter and flown to the hospital. Missing Hiker, Big Santa Anita Canyon: The Team was called out on a night search for a critical missing party in the local mountains. SMSR sent several crews into the field and the subject was located safely. Team members escorted the subject to Chantry Flat. In addition to responding to callouts, the Team participated in the multi-agency Mass Casualty Incident drill with the Sierra Madre Fire and Sierra Madre Police departments. Dealing with over 30 victims, Team members exercised their triage and evacuation skills as part of

and among all nations and peoples, this observance seeks to achieve the broadest possible awareness and observance of this day. Let us all share the vision established by the United Nations’ resolution for an International Day of Peace: “Building peace one day at a time” Our gathering of faiths will celebrate this observance with music, prayers and other peace-

building activities from several faith traditions. Dr. James Kok, Director of Pastoral Care, Crystal Cathedral, will be our special guest speaker. Child care will be available. For more information contact (626)446-8206 or visit our website www.santaanitachurch.org. The Santa Anita Church is located at 226 West Colorado Blvd. Arcadia.

Arcadia Republicans, Inc. Invite You to a BBQ October 1 great ribs, beans, salad, beer, wine, raffles and speakers. Make checks payable to Arcadia Republicans, Inc., 43 C East Huntington Drive, Arcadia, Ca.

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POLICE BLOTTERS Arcadia PD

For the period of Sunday, August 28, through Saturday, September 3, the Police Department responded to 839 calls for service of which 103 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, August 28: Between 8:20 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., an auto theft occurred in the 400 block of Oxford Drive. Suspect(s) stole a 1991 Honda Accord, red, 4-door, parked at the location. A traffic stop was conducted at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Colorado Place at Oakhurst Lane for expired registration. A records check of the driver revealed a suspended driver’s license. During a consensual search of the vehicle officers found a collection of vintage silver dollar coins which were believed to be possible stolen property. The 37-year-old Black male driver was placed under arrest for suspicion of receiving stolen property as well as driving with a suspended driver’s license. Monday, August 29: At approximately 12:43 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted on South Baldwin Avenue at Naomi Avenue for a broken brake light. A records check of the 24-year-old Hispanic male driver revealed an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for which he was placed under arrest. At about 3:40 p.m., loss prevention personnel from Sephora at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, detained two juvenile females for theft. The suspects took merchandise, concealed it, and walked out of the store without paying. The two females, ages 16 and 13, were placed under arrest for commercial burglary after it was determined they came into the store with the intent to steal. Tuesday, August 30: At about 1:18 a.m., officers were dispatched to a payphone located in the 1000 block of South Baldwin Avenue after a subject called 9-1-1 saying that he wanted to commit suicide. It was determined that the 41-year-old American Indian male was a danger to himself and he was placed into protective custody. He was transported to a local hospital for a psychiatric evaluation and treatment. Shortly after 3:00 p.m., officers responded to the Chevron, 102 East Huntington Drive, regarding a counterfeit bill. A

suspect, described as a White male approximately 40 years of age, with slicked back dark hair, side burns, wearing a tight black t-shirt, faded black jeans rolled at the bottom, black Converse sneakers, with a muscular build and tattoos on his right upper arm, had come in earlier in the day and paid for $50 worth of gasoline with a $100 dollar bill. It was later discovered by the manager that the $100 dollar bill had been printed on a washed $5.00 bill. Wednesday, August 31: Between August 30th at 5:30 p.m. and August 31st at 5:30 a.m., an auto burglary occurred in the 500 block of North Santa Anita Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by unknown means and stole several tools, a CD player and a jacket. Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 2200 block of Canyon Road. Suspect(s) pried open the front door and triggered the audible alarm, which caused the suspect(s) to flee the home empty handed. Thursday, September 1: Shortly after 12:00 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Baldwin Avenue and Palm Drive regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. It was determined by the officers that the 29-year-old White male motorcyclist was deceased on arrival. The solo occupant/ driver of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries as a result of the accident and was treated at the scene by Arcadia Fire Department Paramedics. The 75-year-old White male driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he later died from his injuries. Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:10p.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of Burnell Oaks Lane. Suspect(s) pried open a bedroom window and made entry. Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked the house and stole both U.S. and Taiwan currency. Friday, September 2: Between September 1st at 11:00 p.m. and September 2nd at 8:00 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 1100 block of Louise Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the victim’s garage through an open door and stole a lawn mower and liquor. At about 6:32 p.m., loss prevention personnel from H&M at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, detained two juvenile females for theft. The suspects took merchandise, concealed

it, and walked out of the store without paying. The two females, ages 15 and 14, were placed under arrest for commercial burglary after it was determined they came into the store with the intent to steal. Saturday, September 3: Between September 2nd at 2:45 p.m. and September 3rd at 1:00 a.m., officers responded to the 5600 block of Peck Road regarding an attempted vehicle theft. Suspect(s) smashed the driver’s side window and damaged the ignition in an attempt to take the vehicle. Between Sep-

over drugs. Both subjects were patted down and checked for warrants. The male subject was found to be in possession of cocaine and was arrested. Attempt Robbery - Suspect Arrested On August 27 at 1:58 a.m., a suspect in the 300 block of West Lemon reportedly simulated a gun under his shirt and demanded money from a male victim. The victim did not believe the suspect had a gun and

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b e r 2nd at 2:45 p.m. and September 3rd at 1:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Alta Street regarding an attempted vehicle theft. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by unknown means and once inside, started the vehicle by forcing an object into the ignition, damaging it. The suspect(s) then moved the vehicle about 155 feet away from the victim’s residence, abandoned the car, and took miscellaneous property from the trunk.

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During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 517 service events, resulting in 98 investigations. Following are the last week’s highlighted issues and events: Disturbing Subjects / Possession of a Controlled Substance - Suspect Arrested On August 26 at 8:47 p.m., officers responded to the area of Magnolia and Duarte regarding a female subject following a male subject who allegedly took something of hers while at the street fair. Officers located both parties and determined that no theft had occurred. The subjects are boyfriend/ girlfriend and were arguing

fought with the suspect. The suspect fled south on Alta Vista empty handed. Officers arrived and met with the victim and a witness, and also began an area check for the suspect. A male subject matching the suspects description was seen running south on Magnolia and was detained. The victim positively identified the suspect and he was arrested and taken into custody. Hitand Run Incident Suspect Arrested On August 28 at 2:20 p.m., a male subject driving his vehicle east on Primrose drove through the cones blocking the roadway at Lime for the Sunday Farmer’s Market event. The coordinator for the event stopped the vehicle inside the event and told the driver the street was closed to vehicle traffic. The male subject became angry and yelled that he lived that way, pointing east. He was told one more time that the street was closed. The driver proceeded through, striking the event coordinator and running over his foot. He sustained a broken ankle. A witness followed the suspect into a parking lot nearby, where officers apprehended him. He was arrested without further incident. Domestic Violence / Reckless Driving / Possession of Methamphetamine / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Child Endangerment Suspects Arrested On August 29 at 5:04 p.m., a caller reported a male subject battering a female subject

inside a vehicle in the area of Colorado and Alta Vista. The caller followed the suspect vehicle as it drove away wrecklessly on the wrong side of the road, nearly colliding into numerous vehicles along the way. As an officer drove up behind the suspect vehicle, the driver looked back and discarded a small bag into the roadway and continued driving. The suspect then stopped for the officers a distance away from the area where he discarded the bag. The officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop and detained the male subject without further incident. The female did not have any injuries and denied being a victim of domestic violence. The subjects are husband and wife, and they had their two small children, ages one and two, in the backseat of the vehicle. The female was under the influence of a controlled substance and there was drug paraphernalia concealed where she had been sitting inside the vehicle. She was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, and child endangerment. The bag discarded by the male suspect was recovered and found to contain methamphetamine and a drug smoking pipe. He was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, domestic battery, child endangerment, and wreckless driving. He was later found to have lied about his identity and was found to be on parole; a parole hold was obtained. The two small children were not harmed during the incident and were taken into protective custody. They were later released to a grandparent after being interviewed by the Department of Child and Family Services. Driving Under the Influence - Suspect Arrested On August 31 at 4:51 p.m., a fast food restaurant in the 100 block of West Duarte Road reported a female in their drivethru that was driving drunk. Officers responded and detained the female. An investigation was conducted and the female was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence. Strong-Arm Robbery Suspect Arrested On August 31 at 5:07 p.m., a business in the 300 block of West Huntington reported a female subject had just taken merchandise out of the store without paying for it. An employee attempted to stop the female, and the female fought

with the employee. Officers responded quickly and apprehended the suspect. She was arrested for strong-arm robbery and taken into custody. Burglary On August 31 at 9:33 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of West Duarte Road on the report of a burglary. The victim reported that he locked his garage the night before at about 5:30 p.m. and went in for the evening. When he walked out to the garage in the morning at 8:20 a.m., he saw one of the two doors open. He checked his garage and discovered a miter saw and some of his tools were missing. The garage doors had been secured with padlocks. It appears the suspect(s) cut the locks and took them, as they were not located at the scene. Investigation continuing.

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During the week of Sunday, August 28th, to Saturday September 3rd, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 281 calls for service. See crimereports.com for updated information. Sunday, August 28th: 8:12 PM- DUI Alcohol/Drugs, Santa Anita Ave and Grandview Ave. An officer stopped a 20-year old El Monte motorist for a Vehicle Code violation and determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to Pasadena Police Department for booking. Monday, August 29th: 12:12 AM- Attempted Residential Burglary, 100 blk. W. Laurel Ave. Unknown suspect(s) attempted to make entry into a residence using a paperclip. No entry was made. Friday, September 2nd: 8:15 AM – Possession of Paraphernalia, 600 blk. Auburn Ave. Officers arrested a 49year old Perris motorist for an outstanding warrant from Monrovia P.D. and narcotics paraphernalia. 10:03 AM- Residential Burglary, 300 blk. N. Auburn Ave. This case involves an unknown suspect(s) entering an unlocked garage door and removing a blue easy up and an RC X-cellerator gas car. 6:03 PM- Use Another’s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc. This case involves an unknown subject(s) opening multiple accounts in different cities using the victim’s personal information.


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Maestro Hector Olivera in Concert in Arcadia Internationally renowned organist Hector Olivera will be featured at a Concert of Remembrance on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Arcadia, CA. Admission is $20. The Church is located at 400 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia. This concert is the last in a yearlong series of concerts to dedicate the recently installed Rogers 5-Manual Masterpiece Series Classical Organ, the largest digital drawknob organ on the west coast.

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organ served the congregation well, but it was in need of rebuilding and was not adequate for the size of the building. The church opted not to incorporate the Moller instrument into the new organ. Instead, the pipes were removed and given to several organ builders to be reused in local projects. Maestro Hector Olivera is a passionate, gifted, and unique musician, whose personal interpretations of both classical and popular music have amazed and delighted audiences around the world. Born in Buenos Aires, Mr. Olivera’s first teacher was his father, who encouraged him to begin playing the pipe organ when he was three. By age nine, he had composed a suite for oboe and string orchestra, which was performed by the Buenos Aires Symphony Orches-

tra. At twelve, Mr. Olivera entered the University of Buenos Aires and by eighteen, he had performed more than three hundred concerts throughout Latin America. In 1965, New York’s prestigious Juilliard School of Music offered him a scholarship and he moved to the United States. Besides playing many concerts in the United States, Mr. Olivera has performed in Australia, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Wales, Scotland, Holland, Italy, Japan, Canada, Mexico, China, Argentina, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Spain, Austria, Norway and Switzerland. Prestigious venues have included the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, Carnegie Hall in New York, Royal Albert Hall in London, Spivey Hall in Atlanta, Constitu-

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Fictitious Business Name Filings FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011 073481 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SOMERSET AND MAPLE, LLC, 112 E Chapman Avenue, Suite D , Orange, CA 92866. This business is conducted by a limited liability company (llc). Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Signed: Somerset and Maple, LLC (CA), 112 E Chapman Avenue, Suite D , Orange, CA 92866; Shucri Yaghi, Manager. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on July 29, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly August 29, 2011, September 5, 2011, September 12, 2011, September 19, 2011

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NOTICE INVITING QUOTATIONS September 1, 2011 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Arcadia is accepting quotations to provide vehicle detection stations (VDS) for traveltime (only), installation support for hardware devices, maintenance, training and software integration. Quotations shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Travel-Time, Vehicle Detection Stations (VDS)” and shall be sent to the City Clerk of the City of Arcadia, 240 W. Huntington Drive, P.O. Box 60021, Arcadia, California, 91066-6021. Quotations are due no later than 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at which time said quotations shall be publicly opened. Copies of the Request for Quotation may be obtained in the Development Services Department/Engineering Division of the City of Arcadia, 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, 91007. Said specifications and quotation forms are hereby referred to and incorporated herein and made a part by reference and all quotations must comply therewith. The City of Arcadia reserves the right to accept in whole or part or reject any and all proposals and to waive any informalities in the bid process, and all bids are binding for a period of ninety (90) days after the bid opening and may be retained by the City for examination and comparison, as specified in the quotation request documents. The award of this contract shall be made by the Arcadia City Council. City of Arcadia Development Services Department/Engineering Division Dated: September 1, 2011 Publish: September 8, 2011 and September 12, 2011

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Trustee Sale No. 1118 Loan No. HUNTINGTON Title Order No. 116000375 APN 5783009-077 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/15/2005. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 9/15/2011 at 10:30AM, Parker Foreclosure Services, LLC as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded on 03/14/2005 as Document number 05-0575201 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Rick Starr an Unmarried Man, as Trustor, John Jurovic, an Unmarried Man, as to an undivided 50% interest and Maurice W. Black and Sandra Black, Husband and Wife, as to an undivided 50% interest as Tenants in Common, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: Legal description As more fully described in said Deed of Trust. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 818 W. Huntington Drive 4, Arcadia, CA 91007-6621. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, towit: $124,103.26 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The Beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Date: 8/22/2011 Parker Foreclosure Services, LLC, PO Box 2940 Ventura, CA 93002-2940 (800) 570-3500 Donald D. Parker, President P871707 8/25, 9/1, 09/08/2011 Arcadia Weekly

Trustee Sale No. 805-055991 Loan No. 0596550319 Title Order No. 4136222 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05-07-2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11-08-2011 at 10:30 AM, PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC. as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05-24-2007, Book , Page , Instrument 20071263840 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: LILIA RODRIGUEZ, A SINGLE WOMAN, as Trustor, ‘’MERS’’ MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR EXCEL FUNDING AND THEIR SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, EXCEL FUNDING, A CORPORATION, as Lender, will sell at public auction the trustor ’s interest in the property described below, to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. The sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE TO THE POMONA SUPERIOR COURTS BUILDING; 350 W. MISSION BLVD., POMONA,

Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $373,032.61 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property purported as: 5344 GARYPARK AVE , ARCADIA, CA 91006 APN Number: 8572-016-012 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. DATE: 08-19-2011 FOR TRUSTEE’S SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (714) 573-1965, OR VISIT WEBSITE: www.priorityposting.com PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC., AS TRUSTEE 46 N. Second Street Campbell, CA 95008 (408)-370-4030 JOHN LOWRIE, FORECLOSURE TECHNICIAN PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC. IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P871353 8/25, 9/1, 09/08/2011 Arcadia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0043070 Title Order No. 11-0034301 Investor/Insurer No. 137935979 APN No. 8509-021-006 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T, D AT E D 05/23/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JOSE L JIMENEZ, AKA JOSE LUIS JIMENEZ, AND ANA V JIMENEZ, AKA ANA VICTORIA JIMENEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/23/2006 and recorded 05/31/06, as Instrument No. 06 1185834, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 09/15/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2157 PECK RD, MONROVIA, CA, 910164766. 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 $423,505.10. 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: 08/19/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4062037 08/25/2011, 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA09-247688-TC Order #: 090106569-CA-DCI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE 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): RENE A. POLANCO, A SINGLE MAN AND FERNANDO TORRES, A SINGLE MAN AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 8/23/2006 as Instrument No. 06-1880478 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 9/19/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $991,682.26 The purported property address is: 1049 DON ALVARADO STREET ARCADIA, CA 91006 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5769-030-001 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: -- Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908-4357 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 4074796 08/25/2011, 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011 Arcadia Weekly

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Case Number GP016176 Superior Court of the State of California For the County of Los Angeles, Northeast District In re the THE VIRGINIA NIXON RUSSELL 1994 TRUST, established April 19, 1994 by Virginia Nixon Russell, decedent Notice is hereby given to the creditors and contingent creditors of the above-named decedent, that all persons having claims against the decedent are required to file them with the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Northeast District, Probate Division, at 300 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, California 91101, and mail or deliver a copy to CitiGroup Trust - Delaware, N.A., Trustee of The Virginia Nixon Russell 1994 Trust dated April 19, 1994, wherein the decedent was a Trustor, in care of John A. Moe, II, of Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, 601 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90017, within the later of four months after August 25, 2011 (the date of the first publication of notice to creditors) or, if notice is mailed or personally delivered to you, 60 days after the date this notice is mailed or personally delivered to you. A claim form may be obtained from the court clerk. For your protection, you are encouraged to file your claim by certified mail, with return receipt requested. Dated: July 29, 2011 Respectfully submitted, LUCE, FORWARD, HAMILTON & SCRIPPS LLP By: /s/John A. Moe, II Attorneys for CitiGroup Trust - Delaware,

N.A. 601 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3900 Los Angeles, California 90017 John A. Moe, II, State Bar No. 066893 Jeremy B. Crickard, State Bar No. 211190 LUCE, FORWARD, HAMILTON & SCRIPPS LLP 601 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3900 Los Angeles, California 90017 Telephone No.: 213.892.4905 Fax No.: 213.452.8029 E-Mail: jmoe@luce.com; jcrickard@luce. com Attorneys for CitiGroup Trust - Delaware, N.A. 8/25, 9/1, 9/8/11 CNS-2160669# ARCADIA WEEKLY

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA11-0865-CS Order # 110278068-CA-GSI Loan # 9800875388 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T D AT E D 7/23/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): SUMIAHTY SUMIAHTY , A SINGLE WOMAN Recorded: 7/26/2007 as Instrument No. 20071764793 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 9/21/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $447,773.27 The purported property address is: 305 WEST DUARTE ROAD E MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessors Parcel No. 8507-004-096 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: 8/29/2011 SUMMIT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC 16745 W. Bernardo Drive, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92127 (866) 248-2679 (For NON SALE information only) Sale Line: (714) 730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 248-2679 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 holder’s rights against the real property only. 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. 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. ASAP# 4075255 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA11-0868-CS Order # 110278071-CA-GSI Loan # 9800875073 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T D AT E D 8/20/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): MUKTI PAUL K. ALIKIN AND JEUH HWIE LIM , HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP Recorded: 8/31/2007 as Instrument No. 20072037776 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 9/21/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $571,124.25 The purported property address is: 615 S 2ND AVE ARCADIA, CA 91006 Assessors Parcel No. 5779-009-018 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: 8/29/2011 SUMMIT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC 16745 W. Bernardo Drive, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92127 (866) 248-2679 (For NON SALE information only) Sale Line: (714) 730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 248-2679 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 holder’s rights against the real property only. 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. 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. ASAP# 4075268 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Arcadia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0072045 Title Order No. 08-8-268574 Investor/Insurer No. 401158791 APN No. 8503-011-010 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T, D AT E D 01/26/2004. 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, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JAMES C. ANDERSON AND ANGELA MERCEDES ANDERSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 01/26/2004 and recorded 02/10/04, as Instrument No. 04 0297680, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 09/26/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 827 WEST HILLCREST BOULEVARD, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable


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Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $454,306.00. 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: 10/16/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., SV2-202 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4076201 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. CA-UPB-11010830 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 21, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA, ASSET FORECLOSURE SERVICES, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by UNITED BEAUTY COLLEGE, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, as Trustors, recorded on 9/19/2006, as Instrument No. 06 2077941, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Property is being sold “as is - where is”. TAX PARCEL NO. 8585-015-004 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 10229 LOWER AZUSA RD., TEMPLE CITY, CA 91780. THE BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT, IN ITS DISCRETION, TO EXERCISE ITS RIGHTS AND REMEDIES IN ANY MANNER PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 9604(1) OF THE CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL CODE, OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION, AS TO ALL OR SOME OF THE PERSONAL P R O P E RT Y, F I X T U R E S A N D O T H E R GENERAL TANGIBLES AND INTANGIBLES MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE DEED OF TRUST. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $1,149,055.70. WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. SALE INFORMATION LINE: 714-730-2727 or www.fidelityasap.com Dated: 8/26/2011 ASSET FORECLOSURE SERVICES, INC., AS TRUSTEE By: Georgina Rodriguez, Trustee Sales Officer ASAP# 4078307 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Temple City Tribune

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Sale No. CA-UPB-11010830 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 21, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA, ASSET FORECLOSURE SERVICES, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by UNITED BEAUTY COLLEGE, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, as Trustors, recorded on 9/19/2006, as Instrument No. 06 2077941, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Property is being sold “as is - where is”. TAX PARCEL NO. 8585-015-004 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 10229 LOWER AZUSA RD., TEMPLE CITY, CA 91780. THE BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT, IN ITS DISCRETION, TO EXERCISE ITS RIGHTS AND REMEDIES IN ANY MANNER PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 9604(1) OF THE CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL CODE, OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION, AS TO ALL OR SOME OF THE PERSONAL P R O P E RT Y, F I X T U R E S A N D O T H E R GENERAL TANGIBLES AND INTANGIBLES MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE DEED OF TRUST. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $1,149,055.70. WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. SALE INFORMATION LINE: 714-730-2727 or www.fidelityasap.com Dated: 8/26/2011 ASSET FORECLOSURE SERVICES, INC., AS TRUSTEE By: Georgina Rodriguez, Trustee Sales Officer ASAP# 4078307 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Temple City Tribune

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FWA-106768 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/27/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 22, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIF O R N I A , R E G I O N A L S E RV I C E C O RPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by FAHME OTHMAN, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustors, recorded on 10/5/2006, as Instrument No. 06 2219671, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 8530028-072 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street

address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 808 SEQUOIA CIRCLE, MONROVIA, CA 91016. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $584,207.48. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c), the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one or more of the following methods: by telephone, by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. Dated: 8/25/2011 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee By: MARILEE HAKKINEN, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: (800) 542-2550 Sale Information: (714) 730-2727 or http://www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 4081015 09/01/2011, 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: CAROL ANNE ROSATO CASE NO. BP128404 To al l he i rs , be nefi c i ari es , c redi tors , contingent creditors, and person who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: CAROL ANNE ROSATO. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LISA ROSATO-DONAHUE in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that LISA ROSATO-DONAHUE be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented 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 in this court as follows: September 29, 2011 at 8:30AM in Dept. 11 located at 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. You appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date notice 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 provided in Probate Code section 1250. A request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner Robert W. Hunt (SBN 148826) 2200B Douglas Blvd., Ste. 150 Roseville, CA 95661 (916) 780-7008. 9/1, 9/5, 9/8 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0046402 Title Order No. 11-0036986 Investor/Insurer No. 129610382 APN No. 8510-009-018 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T, D AT E D 07/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE 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 NICOLAS G AMESQUA AND MADELINE AMESQUA, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 07/18/2006 and

recorded 07/28/06, as Instrument No. 06 1678969, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 09/29/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2303 GRAYDON 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 $390,725.00. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 09/02/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4069233 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011, 09/22/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0037189 Title Order No. 11-0029490 Investor/Insurer No. 1703533295 APN No. 8506-011-001 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT U N D E R A D E E D O F T R U S T, D AT E D 03/05/2007. 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 DARREN K NEAR, AN UNMARRIED MAN, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 50.0000% INTEREST, AND MICHAEL P MARTINEZ, AND DORENE A MARTINEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 50.0000% INTEREST, AS TENANTS IN COMMON, dated 03/05/2007 and recorded 03/28/07, as Instrument No. 20070715931, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 10/04/2011 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: 601, 611 SOUTH MAYFLOWER AVENUE, 502 WEST COLORADO, 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 $598,749.98. 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: 08/28/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA4079241 09/08/2011, 09/15/2011, 09/22/2011 Monrovia Weekly

Trustee Sale No.: 20110169803454 Title Order No.: 110243707 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 7/25/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 07/27/2007 as Instrument No. 20071776191 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: EVELYN SHAFER, 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: 09/28/2011 TIME OF SALE: 9:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: SHERATON LOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN HOTEL 711 SOUTH HOPE STREET LOS ANGELES, CA 90017 CALIFORNIA BALLROOM. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 115 SOUTH MADISON AVENUE, MONROVIA, CALIFORNIA 91016 APN#: 8505-028-020 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 $354,663.87. 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. F O R T R U S T E E S A L E I N F O R M AT I O N PLEASE CALL: AUCTION.COM, LLC ONE MAUCHLY IRVINE, CA 92618 800-280-2832 Auction.com, LLC NDEx West, L.L.C. as trustee Dated: 8/18/2011 NDEx West, LLC MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P866225 9/8, 9/15, 09/22/2011 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Title Order No.: 280521574 Trustee Sale No.: 52594 Loan No.: 399015852 APN: 8515-017-160 You are in Default under a Deed of Trust dated 07/20/2007. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceedings against you, you should contact a lawyer. On 09/29/2011 at 10:00AM, FCI Lender Services, Inc. as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 7/27/07 as Instrument #20071775956 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Deborah R. Harris, an unmarried woman, as Trustor Solution Fund Inc., as Beneficiary WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, Southeast District, 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, 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, California describing the land therein: Lot 62 of Parcel Map No. 15525, as per Map Recorded in Book 163 Pages 11 to 14 inclusive fo maps, in the office of the County Recorder of said County. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 904 South Canyon Blvd, Unit B, Monrovia CA 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $242,758.70 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Date: 8/31/11 FCI Lender Services, Inc., as Trustee 8180 East Kaiser Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 Phone: 714-282-2424 For Trustee Sale Information log on to: www.rsvpforeclosures. com or call: 925-603-7342. Vivian Prieto, Vice President FCI Lender Services, Inc. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. (RSVP# 276770)(09/08/11, 09/15/11, 09/22/11) Monrovia Weekly

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SIERRA MADRE

$1,198,000

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$849,000

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SIERRA MADRE

$799,000

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$1,049,000

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Beautifully upgraded 4 bed/4 ba, living rm w/fireplace, library, formal dining room, spacious kitchen with granite counters. Family room w/hdwd floors, master suite w/large balcony, and three sided fireplace , downstairs bedrm with bath. Nicely landscaped yard and room for a pool. (ROS) CENTURY 21 Earll, Ltd. (626) 301-1888 SE re OU M Mad N H 2-4P, Sierra E N OP U ilson

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$757,777

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This Great Income Property Is a Wonderful Opportunity! The Large Structure Has; Unit #A: 3Bed / 1.5Bath with a Two Car Garage and Has It’s Own Classic Fireplace, Units #B and #C Have: 2Bed / 1.5Bath with One Garage and One Carport Space, and Unit #D Has: 2Bed / 1.0Bath with a One Garage. Each unit has its own laundry area.(N1627)

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$578,000

Beautiful 4bdrm 3 full baths, main floor bedroom, two fireplaces , 2nd floor loft can be den or family room, very quiet end unit, owner ready to sell due to job relocation. Arcadia schools walking distance.(F49) CENTURY 21 Ludecke Inc. (626) 445-0123

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