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Storm Brewing Over Monrovia Gold Line Tree Protesters Brush-Off Maintenance Yard and Ethics: Plea Deal Words Exchanged by Mayor Lutz and Councilman Tom Adams Pre - trial Slated for April 22 The activists arrested while protesting the highly contentious removal of 11-acres of pristine woodland in Arcadia appeared in Alhambra Superior Court Wednesday morning and plead not guilty to trespassing and obstructing a police officer. This is the third time the activists have appeared

Monrovia Mayor Mary Ann Lutz’ Comment: I’m sorry that Mr. Adams is not present with us this evening. And I am equally sorry and disappointed that he chose to write a letter that was cc’d to the press – but to none of his Council Colleagues – to protest our special meeting tonight. As the Mayor, I feel I need to respond to portions of his letter. Mr. Adams’ letter refers to this special meeting as “rushed” and even comments that the proceedings, in his opinion, are less than transparent. He seems to divorce himself from the fact that he has been a party to all of the Council discussions leading to this point. He believes that the value for the land, which we are considering tonight, is too low. He also has some choice words

Pictured above is the existing Santa Fe Railroad Station in Monrovia. The proposed Gold Line Maintenance Yard is tentatively planned for an area near the existing Station and the proposed new Gold Line Station and Station Square Project.- Photos by Terry Miller

BY SUSAN MOTANDER Council Member Tom Adams in an e-mail and Mayor Mary Ann Lutz exchanged words over the propriety of the sale of property to the Gold Line Construction Authority (GLCA). Adams was not able to attend the noticed joint special meeting of the Monrovia City Council and the Monrovia Redevelopment Agency as he is in Las Vegas attending a conference and so it can be assumed he emailed his thoughts. Lutz read her comments aloud at the meeting on Tuesday, March 22. In the inter-

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Boeing B 17 Flights Take You Back in Time BY TERRY MILLER

Pin Up art on the Flying Fortress kept the troops spirits up

Beacon Media took trip back in time Tuesday during a flight in one of the greatest military aircraft

est of presenting both views as fully as possible they are presented here: Two weeks ago notice was sent that the City would hold a special joint meeting of the City Council and Monrovia Redevelopment Agency (MRA) on March 22. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the sale of the land for the Gold Line Authorities’ Maintenance Yard. The land, currently owned by the Monrovia Redevelopment Agency (MRA) The meeting

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Tom Adams email: The following e mail was sent to the Pasadena Star News and a local blog. For some reason, which has yet to be announced, the only local newspaper, Monrovia Weekly , was NOT included on that email. Susan Motander obtained the letter from City Clerk this morning. – For the record, Tom Adams is in Las Vegas and was not available for Tuesday’s special meeting “Gold Line Yard First, I want to apologize for not being here for this special meeting. I do my best to coordinate my personal life around city business but at times when meetings are called outside of the normal calendar I find that I must be absent. I noticed the City Manager that I could not attend this meeting but more importantly neither will most

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before the court. The public support for the four who were arrested has been growing and a legal fund set up to help offset the legal costs incurred fighting the county of Loas Angeles. The judge has repeatedly refused to allow cameras in the courtroom.

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San Gabriel City Shuts Down Maternity Home On March 8, 2011, the Neighborhood Improvement Services Division (NIS), the Building Division, and the San Gabriel Police Department investigated an illegal maternity house operating in five (5) attached townhouse units in south San Gabriel. Beacon Media spoke with NIS Officer Jorge Arellano Friday afternoon who said this is the second time this particular building owner has been cited. His office was

alerted to the problem by a concerned citizen. According to NIS Officer Jorge Arellano, young women travel from areas such as Taiwan on “vacation” visas and are illegally housed in situations like this while they go through pregnancy and birth. The average cost per person is between $2500 and $3500 to the young mothers. The payments are

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Steven Volpe, Drama Teacher at Arcadia High Directs Guys and Dolls

Volpe was Honored Tuesday Night as one of AUSD's Teachers of the Year

BY SUSAN MOTANDER When “The Slate” was elected to City Council in 1974 one of the items on their plate was jump starting the Monrovia Redevelopment Agency. “The Slate” consisted of Bob Bartlett, Eric Faith and Pat Ostery (The Mayor was not elected directly in those days and so there were three council seats available at one time.) The MRA had been formed several years before, but had not been

as active as some people thought it could be. Myrtle Avenue was full of empty storefronts and almost devoid of shoppers. Huntington Drive was virtually blighted with only one small market (originally Alexander’s) a Thrifty’s, several empty stores, a couple of shaky bars, some dangerous liquor stores and a few car dealerships. With a dying main street and a rather grim

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-Photo by Terry Miller Students rehearse Guys and Dolls Tuesday in preparation for their March 29-April 2 performances. Arcadia High School’s award-winning theatre department is performing the

Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” at 7 p.m. March

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Tree Protesters Deny Plea Deal Offered by Los Angeles County - Pre Trial Slated for April 22 Continued from page 1

John Quigley , 50, of Glendale, Julia Jaye Posin, 23, of Venice Beach talk to the media recently - Photo by Terry Miller John Quigley , 50, of Glendale, Julia Jaye Posin, 23, of Venice Beach, Travis Jochimsen, 28, of Lancaster and Andrea Bowers, 45, of Los Angeles cast off an offer of community service and payment of restitution from the District Attorney’s office saying

they had not committed a crime but the County of Los Angeles did by killing the trees. The judge and attorney agreed to set April 22 for the next phase, a pretrial hearing after the attorney for the four protesters refused the deal offered.

This is what the area looks like now where only two months ago the county destroyed 11 acres of pristine woodland. The protesters who tried to save the trees from county bulldozers are now fighting another battle, the county district attorney - Photo by Terry Miller

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BY WALLY HAGE Most everyone is familiar with the common term Assisted Living. The care of someone who is convalescing from an injury or sickness or someone who is no longer able to care for their personal needs for daily living. But few people are familiar with the term “Insisted Living”. Well my introduction to this term began a short time ago when my wife injured her right knee. The pain was so severe that it was necessary to call 911 for help to get her to the hospital Emergency Center. Fortunately, the injury was diagnosed as a severe ligament strain, but that the injury would require a couple of weeks of bed rest leg immobility and personal care. Immediately, after returning home from the hospital, my son arrived at our house with all of those haunting handicap devices necessary for assisted home care which included a wheelchair, walker, cane and oh yea, that proverbial “Potty Chair”. Instantaneously, my 12-hour

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day and patient personal needs training went into full operation. Now, I must admit that I was surely a willing and sympathetic assisted living provider, but totally unaware of the patient’s “Insisted Living” requests! The patient needs ... started slowly and therefore I had time for viewing my favorite TV shows. However, less than three hours into my new duties, she requested a bell so that she could summon me easier and faster! At first the bell summoning requests were infrequent, but as the days progressed the melodic tones became clanging demands. I was sure that the crack in the Nations Liberty Bell in Pennsylvania was nothing compared to what was going to happen to her personal hand bell. The significant consequences of my new nursing role began as nightfall was now approaching and the various bodily needs began to require attention. Her constant demand for back and leg massages, clothing changes, tooth brushing, and a variety of other personal demands were in full swing. I realized then that this position was not assisted living but instead “Insisted Living”. The next day it was ap-

parent that our home had become a Bed, Bath, and Breakfast facility. Over the past 62 years, my kitchen duties have been very limited, but my Bell Ringing patient was now expecting gourmet meals from a guy who thinks McDonald’s is the home for single men and exhausted husbands. Her first morning breakfast in bed was an experience that was worse than many of our restaurant visits where she always sends her food back at least twice for meal repairs. At this point of her breakfast in bed demands I realized how Goldie Locks must have felt when she sat down to eat at the “The Three Bears House”. The first breakfast meal that I served was too cold, and then the coffee too hot and then the toast was too light and then too dark. Yes, I was expecting to hear the footsteps of theThree Bears arriving at any moment. Instead, I turned out to be the “Bear” myself, when I told her on my third delivery of her breakfast that she could take it or leave it. I quit. Fortunately, her sister who likes a free stay at our house took over all of the “Insisted Living” demands, and pleasantly I had great golf for the next 2 weeks.

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This paper is published every Thursday by Beacon Media, Inc. All content herein is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any manner, either in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the publisher. The Views and opinions expressed in this paper are not necessarily that of the management and staff at Beacon Media, Inc. The Arcadia Weekly has been adjudicated as a newspaper of general circulation in court case number GS 004333. The Monrovia Weekly has been adjudicated as a newspaper of General Circulation in Court Case GS 004759. The Temple City Tribune has been adjudicated as a newspaper of general circulation in court case number GS 012440.

This is one of those things that makes you wonder, “Who in the world thinks this stuff up?” I have no idea, but enjoy. 1. A bicycle can’t stand alone. It is two tired. 2. A will is a dead giveaway. 3. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. 4. A backward poet writes inverse. 5. In a democracy, it’s your vote that counts; in feudalism, it’s your Count that votes. 6. A chicken crossing the road--poultry in motion. 7. If you don’t pay your exorcist you can get repossessed. 8. Show me a piano falling down a mine shaft and I’ll

show you A-flat miner. 9. When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds. 10. The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine was fully recovered. 11. A grenade that fell onto a kitchen floor in France resulted in Linoleum Blown apart. 12. You are stuck with your debt if you can’t budge it. 13. Local Area Network in Australia: The LAN down under. 14. He broke into song because he couldn’t find the key. 15. A calendar’s days are numbered. 16. A lot of money is tainted: “Taint yours, and taint mine. 17. A boiled egg is hard to beat. 18. He had a photographic memory, which was never

developed. 19. A plateau is a high form of flattery. 20. The short fortune-teller who escaped from prison was a small medium at large. 21. Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end. 22. When you’ve seen one shopping center you’ve seen a mall. 23. If you jump off a Paris bridge, you are in Seine. 24. When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she’d dye. 25. Bakers trade bread recipes on a knead to know basis. 26. Santa’s helpers are subordinate clauses. 27. Acupuncture: a jab well done. 28. Marathon runners with bad shoes suffer the agony of de feet.

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Letter to the Editor Why in Our Dog Friendly Town….. Please tell me why in our dog friendly Sierra Madre where so many good dogs are welcomed in so many places, do we have dog parents who do not pick up after their dog? I find it appalling that so many poops are on our streets. Not just in the grass but often right smack dab in the middle of the sidewalk. Good Grief : ( One day walking home from town, about a six block walk, I counted, yes I counted… 15 poops!!! Do you know that a blind person is responsible for picking up after their guide dog? Yes, a blind person picks up dog poop! Why can’t we good citizens of Sierra Madre pick up also? I have been bothered by this problem for some time now but the other morning as I was headed out to take my good dog for a walk; there was a poop right in the middle of my sidewalk. Actually it was a poop on the go and was not only along the front of my yard but my neighbors as well. Did I say right in the middle of the sidewalk! Have you seen the small poop bag containers that attach to a leash and hold a whole roll of poop bags? Better yet just tie a plastic bag, maybe two on the leash…one from your newspaper or the market. Replace it as needed when you hang up the leash so you are always ready to go. And just one more bit of etiquette ……it is Not very polite to drop the poop in a newly empty trash can. Take it home along with your good dog :) Hopefully we can all enjoy walking happily on poop free streets. Send your letters to Sincerely, tmiller@beaconmedianews.com A good dog loving mom who picks up

“Friends are the Flowers in Life” is the Theme of a Benefit Luncheon to Support Foster Children

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Friends of Foster Children (FOFC) an allvolunteer organization has befriended foster children and the facilities that serve them in the San Gabriel Valley for 35 years and OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH counting. That support 512 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia takes many forms through(626) 447-7690 out the year including scholarships for and menPASTOR ROGER SONNENBERG toring of aspiring college HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE - CHILD CARE AVAILABLE students, much needed supplies through the year, holiday gifts and even playing bingo with the youngsters at HathawaySycamores in Pasadena. Recently they also have included emancipated youth in their generosity. 11:15 11:15AM AM To raise funds for this ongoing support FOFC holds a benefit luncheon 11:15 AMAM 11:15 AM 11:15 11:15 AM every other year. This year Sunday Worship: 8 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School: (all ages) 9:15 a.m. Sunday Eve - “Praise” Worship 7:00 p.m. or Monday Worship - 7:00 p.m.

the theme is “Friends are the Flowers in Life” and it will be held on Saturday, March 26 at the Arcadia Community Center. The potting shed will open at 10:30 a.m. for early shopping and bidding. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. In addition to a tasty lunch by Di Pilla’s Italian Restaurant of Rosemead , the event includes something for everybody: bargains at the Second Time Around Tables, fabulous Silent Auction Items, Opportunity Drawings, springtime See’s Candy (sales benefit FOFC) and a boutique featuring beautiful hand-crafted items. Keynote Speaker for this year’s luncheon will be Thomas G. Lee, M.A.,

Director of Hillsides Youth Moving On Program (YMO) and current YMO resident Karri Pierce will also speak. Back this year by popular demand will be golden-throated Dan Bullard of Monrovia as master of ceremonies. Luncheon Chair Carole Rodenbucher of Temple City says, “Friends of Foster Children is celebrating our 35th anniversary. A special slide show is being put together showing many of our activities during that time. Also, this will be a chance to meet some of our founding members. We hope you can join us for a day filled with a lot of fun and a march down memory lane.”

Tickets for the FOFC Luncheon are $32 per person. Call 626-285-2030 or 626-286-3305 to purchase tickets or for more information. For more information about Friends of Foster Children and their yearround programs call 626445-4542 or visit the new website: http://fofcsangabrielvalley.com. Friends of Foster Children is a non-profit, all volunteer organization founded in 1976 to enhance the quality of life for abused, abandoned and neglected children in the San Gabriel Valley.

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The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

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All are welcome to participate. Register online at www.swimwithmike.org The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center is calling athletes of all ages and skill levels to take part in a weeklong Swim-A-Thon to raise funds for Swim with Mike, a scholarship fund for physically challenged athletes. The RBAC will “kick off” the Swim-A-Thon on Friday, April 8th at 12:30 p.m. with Mike Nyeholt of Swim with Mike and past scholarship recipients and conclude Friday, April 15th. Register online at www.swimwithmike.org or pick up forms at the RBAC. When registering, be sure to write in your affiliation with the RBAC! “Swim in the morning, at lunch or in the evening – whenever it is convenient, “stated Chad Durieux, RBAC Head Coach, Masters Swim. “Bring your school group, club or even swim with the Masters Swim Team!” Participants are encouraged to obtain sponsors and sponsors may pledge a flat rate or an amount per lap with no minimum required. Any donation is greatly appreciated and donations may be cash, check or credit card. Those who raise a

minimum of $50 will receive a ticket to the Swim with Mike Barbeque event held on April 16th at USC and a mini Goodie Bag. Those who raise $100 or more will receive commemorative items that may include: a T-Shirt, Goodie Bag, (Swim with Mike) 31st Anniversary Tile Coaster, Sweatshirt, Collectors Mug and Beach Towel. The RBAC hopes to raise $10,000 for Swim with Mike. “Mike’s story and commitment to helping others is remarkable,” exclaimed Kurt Knop, Executive Director. “It’s an honor to support this cause and one of our own RBAC swimmers. I hope that all members of the community will participate and swim for the cause.” The Swim-AThon at the RBAC leads up to the 31st Annual Swim with Mike event on April 16th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at USC-McDonald’s Swim Stadium. This fun-filled day includes food, entertainment, celebrities, a swim clinic with Olympians, raffle prizes, massage center, silent auction and Kid’s Corner.

About Swim with Mike The mission of Swim with Mike is to provide financial resources for advanced education that pave the way for physically challenged athletes to overcome their tragedies and realize their full potential. Swim with Mike was established in 1981 to raise funds to purchase a specially equipped van for Mike Nyeholt, a three time All-American swimmer, who was paralyzed from the chest down following a motorcycle accident. Now, 31 years later, Swim with Mike has raised over $10,000,000, provided scholarships for 45 recipients in ‘10-’11 and granted 101 total scholarships to physically challenged athletes across the country. About the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center is dedicated to providing the finest aquatic opportunities through instruction, training, competition, therapy and recreation to all members of our diverse communities, regardless of their ability to pay. Open daily, the Center includes two Olympic Pools, a Therapy Pool, weight room, multi-purpose room, locker rooms, and pro shop. It hosts programs including water aerobics, warm water exercise, lap swimming, learnto-swim lessons, diving and water polo, yoga and CrossFit. For additional information about Swim with Mike, visit www.swimwithmike.org. For more information about the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, visit www.rosebowlaquatics. org or email pkenny@rosebowlaquatics.org.

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Pasadena Fire Doesn’t Want You “Alarmed” if You See a Dirty Engine Firefighters take pride in clean, detailed fire engines, fire trucks and ambulances and part of their daily routine is to ensure the cleanliness of the apparatus and fire station grounds. To adhere to the City of Pasadena watering prohibitions beginning Friday, March 18th and ending on Monday, March 28th, the Fire Department will refrain from washing apparatus to comply with the City’s Level 4 Water Shortage Emergency, which bans outdoor water-

ing. In addition, the Fire Department has suspended flowing fire hydrants and landscape watering at all eight Pasadena Fire Stations. “On a daily basis we have eight fire engines, two fire trucks and five ambulances in service in addition to support vehicles and reserve apparatus. Our personnel recognize the need to conserve water and will forego activities that increase water usage. Our big, red 40,000 pound fire engines are in the public’s eye day-to-day, and

it’s important for our community to know we’re taking this water shortage very serious,” states Dennis J. Downs, Fire Chief. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, which supplies about 60 percent of Pasadena’s water, is planning a seismic retrofit of the F.E. Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne. MWD will stop all water deliveries to Pasadena and many other foothill communities through its Upper Feeder Pipeline during this project.

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On that day, the L.A. area Jersey Mike’s locations are inviting residents to make a minimum contribution of $1 to the charity in exchange for a free regular size sub, although the hope is that customers will respond by giving even more. On Mon., March 28, 2011 – All day! Located at participating store near you go to www. jerseymikes.com/locations/ To help out a great

cause! Standing shoulder to shoulder with our friends and neighbors, we hope to raise a lot of dough for The Lakers Youth Foundation. “Make a Difference Day” will take place on March 28 at Jersey Mike’s stores nationwide to benefit more than 60 different charities in celebration of the Northeast-style sub franchise’s 55th Anniversary.

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic Dying to bust out some rhymes? Then come to this open mic session for Grades six – twelve on Friday April 15, 2011 from 3:30-5:30pm at the Arcadia Public Library. You and your friends can

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You are Cordially Invited to Savor Affordable Gourmet Meals During Pasadena’s Restaurant Week

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Mechelle Valenzuela Joins Century 21 Village

Andy Bencosme, Managing Broker of CENTURY 21 Village in Sierra Madre recently welcomed Mechelle Valenzuela to his Sierra Madre office. The announcement was made

at the office’s weekly marketing and sales meeting. Valenzuela said that she is very excited about her new association with Village and that she chose the Sierra Madre office for

the wonderful atmosphere, friendly agents and Bencosme’s extensive real estate knowledge. She also noted that she had read a lot about the other agents and their success on the internet and in the local newspapers. Raised in Pasadena, Valenzuela studied Business at Pasadena City College. Valenzuela now lives in Monrovia and is a wife and proud mother of 2 little girls. She is an active volunteer at Bethany Christian School in Sierra Madre where she serves on the PTA Board. Bencosme said that Mechelle will be “very successful in her real estate career due to her attention to detail, hard work and dedication to her clients.” Mechelle Valenzuela and all of the friendly agents at CENTURY 21 Village Realty can be reached at 38 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre or by telephone 626.355.1451 or on the internet at www.c21village. com.

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us this Palm Sunday, April 17th for this inspiring look at Jesus’ final week before his triumph over death and sin. Holy Week Activities The community is invited to relive the final meal of Jesus and his disciples on Thursday, April 21st at 6:30 p.m. Often called Maundy Thursday, this meal will provide a greater understanding of the Passover meal and the Jewish origins for Christian practices and beliefs. Please contact the church for more information and to make your reservation. Good Friday The Chinese Caucus

of the United Methodist Church will be hosting a Good Friday worship service on April 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at Temple City First United Methodist Church. Worship will be provided in both English and Chinese languages. Easter Sunday Celebration Celebrate Easter at the First United Methodist Church of Temple City. Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7:30 a.m. followed by an Easter breakfast at 8:15 a.m. and celebration service at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome.

City of Sierra Madre Launches Facebook Page and Other Social Media Tools We have all heard a lot over the last couple years about social media and social networking. Websites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn have millions of users who accessing current, updated information. The City of Sierra Madre City Council recently decided to tap into these resources to provide upto-date information to its residents and interested community members. A multi-pronged effort has been launched, expanding the City’s presence in

these arenas. People can now “Like” the City’s Facebook Page where they will find updates on community meetings, events, and updates from each Department. For residents and community members who may not be registered on Facebook, or for those who are interested in learning more about Facebook, the Library will be offering seminars on how to use it and how to protect your privacy. Content will also be

posted on Twitter where people can follow the City’s updates at @CitySierraMadre. The City will also begin utilizing LinkedIn for recruiting and additional social networking. Implementation of these social media tools fulfills one of the City’s Strategic Plan objectives under the goal “increase and broaden community involvement and trust”.

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World-Class Vintners, Hip Eateries, Jazz and Fashion at Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley’s 6th Annual Style Uncorked Event Planned Parenthood’s Style Uncorked makes its grand arrival on Friday, April 15, 2011 at a beautiful location in Pasadena. Led by President & CEO Sheri Bonner, Board Chair Franci Levine-Grater, Event Chair Jennifer McNulty, and Patron Committee Chair Lori Huff Dillman, this annual fundraiser supports Planned Parenthood’s essential health education programs in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley. Style Uncorked showcases world-class vintners, exquisite fare, a stellar jazz band, and gorgeous fashions and accessories for women, men, and children! This year’s event partners— redwhite+bluezz, Timeless Gems, Alex & Friends Hair and Makeup Studio and Lady Bird, a Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store—will wine, dine, and entertain over 350 guests. Featured restaurants include 1810 Argentinean Restaurant, a|k|a an america bistro, Bistro 45, Derek’s Bistro, El

Portal, Elements Kitchen, Fosselman’s Ice Cream, Gale’s Restaurant, Green Street Restaurant, Laleli Olive Oils, redwhite+bluezz, The Kitchen for Exploring Foods, The Spot Gourmet Catering, Vanessa’s Specialty Coffees Ice Cream & Pastries, Vignette Wine Country Soda, Violet’s Cakes, and Yahaira’s Cafe. Distinctive wine & whiskey tasting features premium producers from around the world, including Baker’s, Blanton’s, Chalk Hill, Deep Sea, Knob Creek Single Barrel, Louis Latour France, Maker’s Mark, Penfolds, San Gimignano Family, Tolosa Vineyards, Transat Trade French Imports, and Wine Australia Selections. Incredible opportunity drawings offer two chances to win. Drawing one features a Commemorative Edition Jorg Gray 6500 Chronograph watch. Drawing two features a stunning 18K white gold, Morganite, and diamond

ring. Both prizes offered through the generosity of Timeless Gems. Drawing tickets are $25 each, 5 for $100, or 10 for only $190. Silent and live auctions, including an online auction at www.biddingforgood.com/styleuncorked. Online auction runs April 8 – 17 and is open to anyone. In 2010, the Planned Parenthood health education team conducted over 2,402 sessions—each unique to the backgrounds and needs of each group. Compassionate, skilled, and enthusiastic, Planned Parenthood health educators help youth stay safe and healthy, while giving adults the tools they need to become the primary sex educators in their children’s lives. Event tickets, patron opportunities, and opportunity drawing tickets for Style Uncorked are available online through www. styleuncorked.org or call 626.794.5737 ext. 102 for more information. Tickets are limited!

Final Ballots Counted and Combined Results Announced in Pasadena The machine count was performed yesterday for the remaining vote-bymail and provisional ballots received on election day March 8 in the mail and personally delivered by voters to Pasadena City Hall and polling places. The results of yesterday’s count, combined with the count on March 8, is as follows: CITY OF PASADENA Mayor Bill Bogaard – 12,202 votes (100%) City Council District 1 Jacque Robinson – 1,328 votes (74.7%) James D. Smith – 448 votes (25.2%) City Council District 2 Margaret McAustin – 1,241 votes (100%) City Council District 4 Gene Masuda – 1,476 votes (37.4%) Jill Fosselman – 1,406 votes

(35.7%) Khatchik Chahinian – 575 votes (14.6%) Allen Shay – 441 votes (11.1%) Ranil Perera – 40 votes (1.0%) City Council District 6 Steve Madison – 2,440 votes (55.2%) Carolyn Naber – 1,974 votes (44.7%) PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Board of Education Seat 2 Renatta Cooper – 12,713 votes (94.3%) Cushon Bell – 771 votes (5.7%) Board of Education Seat 4 Kimberly Kenne – 8,458 votes (55.1%) Gene Stevenson – 6,886 votes (44.8%) Board of Education Seat 6 Tom Selinske -- 7,570 votes

(47.4%) Sean J. Baggett – 5,554 votes (34.8%) Gaylaird Christopher – 2,821 votes (17.6%) Based on these results, City Clerk Mark Jomsky will conduct a runoff election Tuesday, April 19, for Pasadena City Council District 4 (Gene Masuda and Jill Fosselman) and PUSD Board of Education Seat 6 (Tom Selinske and Sean J. Baggett). Jomsky will complete the official canvass of the city of Pasadena results this week, which will be presented to the Pasadena City Council for final certification Monday, March 21. He will provide the canvass for the PUSD results this week as well for certification by the Board of Education. Results are considered unofficial until the canvasses are certified.

Rains, Thunderstorms Put Serious Damper on Annual Wistaria Festival

Wistaria Festival was cancelled for the first time in the history of the festival -Photo by Terry Miller

Winds, rains and cool temperatures essentially put an early end to the annual Wistaria Festival in Sierra Madre. Mandy ven-

dors were already packing up and going home at 10:30 am. The streets which usually are full of visitors at this event were

replaced with a handful of people with umbrellas rushing to get out of the rain.

Maternity Home Shut Down by San Gabriel City Continued from page 1 usually made via a broker in Taiwan who makes the arrangements in the US. After the mother has the child, which is now a US Citizen by birth, she usually goes back to Taiwan and when the child comes of age, he or she can legally return to the United States as a citizen. The units were used to temporarily house new mothers and their newborn babies. During the investigation, the city found seven (7) newborn babies being cared for in the kitchen area of one of the illegally converted units. City staff was able to verify a total of 17 rooms used to house new mothers. The operator of the illegal maternity house removed separation walls which allowed the occupants of the townhouses to travel freely from unit to unit. The operator also added additional bedrooms and converted

closets into bathrooms. The San Gabriel Police Department and the Community Development Department worked together to identify the operators and end the operation permanently. It is a violation of the City’s Zoning Ordinance to operate a maternity house in a residential zone and the facility has now been closed. To date, the property manager has paid the citations and secured all required building permits to restore the property to its original condition. As city staff approached the units it became clear to the operators of the facility that there was trouble ahead for the maternity home. When NIS agents entered the dwellings, they found a few babies left unattended as some people attempted to vacate the area. NIS Officer Jorge Arellano said that the owner who

was cited two years earlier for a similar violation will only receive an administrative fine from the city. Had the police been involved, the charges could have been more serious. According to NIS Officer Jorge Arellano, this is a common problem in the local area including Temple City, Arcadia, Rosemead and Rowland Heights. 17 mothers and babies were removed safely from this illegal conversion and have been safely placed elsewhere. County agencies were contacted and evaluated the care and condition of the newborns on March 9, 2011. If you have information about any other maternity homes in the City of San Gabriel or elsewhere, please report it to NIS Officer Jorge Arellano at 626.308.2806, ext 4637 or at jarellano@sgch.org

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Monrovia Goldline Maintenance Yard and Ethics Questioned Continued from page 1 was again noticed by Mayor Mary Ann Lutz at last week’s regular council meeting. According to Lutz the details of the sale were still being discussed at the time ot the regular meeting. Lutz said that the city was satisfied with the agreement, but had not yet had verification of the agreement by the Gold Line Construction Authority (GLCA). To that end the documents were made available yesterday to all interested parties, so that the matter could be discussed and acted upon at that meeting. The reason for urgency on the issue of the sale of the property is that for the last several weeks, the governor and state legislature has been discussing seizing the assets of local California cities’ redevelopment agencies. The state would then be obligated to pay the debt on the redevelopment agencies bonds

and to continue to pay the local school and community college districts’ share of the proceeds from the tax revenues of already developed properties. The state would, however, keep the cities’ share of those proceeds. At least this is the provision being discussed in Sacramento. She indicated that without the approval of the GLCA, the matter could not be acted upon at the special meeting. The approval has not yet been received. The matter was heard and continued to the next regularly scheduled city council meeting. City Manager Scott Ochoa had explained in the course of the meeting that issues having to do with the MRA and the sale of property required two weeks’ notice, hence the matter was continued to April She went on to explain that the length of the meeting was

due largely to an e-mail sent by Council Member Tom Adams to the city manager, city clerk, and editors of the Star News and a local blog. Most of the comments by the council were in reference to that e-mail. Public Input on the original items was also allowed as well as response to

pleted. Adams e-mail (which the mayor correctly pointed out was not specifically addressed to any one person or entity) questioned the advisability of completing the sale. It also questioned the ethics of the council and specifically the mayor in acting on this issue in a special meeting.

“No way am I going to let my integrity be questioned,”

- Joe Garcia

the e-mail from Adams. In regard to the originally scheduled agenda item, the sale of MRA property to the GLCA, the city has asserted that it needs to sell the property to ensure the Gold Line Extension will be com-

The meeting began with Ochoa explaining that the GLCA had not yet approved the document which he called ready. He also pointed out that the city could not act until the GLCA had and that any such matter

would require two weeks’ notice. Lutz noted that during this time the city would be “watching what is happening in Sacramento” referring to the Assembly Bill 101 which is the action by which the state is attempted to take over the properties owned by the redevelopment agencies statewide. Council Member Becky Shevlin sounded dismayed when she notes that the email from Adams was not addressed to anyone in particular. Council Member Joe Garcia also said, “I, too, am disappointed that I had to read my colleague’s comments (on a local blog). Shevlin was noted that the blog posted its comments at approximately 3am on Tuesday morning and that the email had not been received at City Hall until after 11 p.m. on Monday night, well after normal business hours.

In his comments Garcia questioned Adams comments about the propriety of the meeting and the vote. “No way am I going to let my integrity be questioned,” he said. He added, “This council has always been transparent.” Garcia also questioned Adams statement that he had “asked repeatedly in our closed meetings for our representative to the Gold Line, the Mayor to ask our neighboring cities to help beat this burden. Garcia said that Adams had not done so. Ochoa explained that even if the Mayor had asked the other cities to partially recompense the city of Monrovia for selling the property to the GLCA for the yard, the city would be by law unable to do so as this would be a gift of public funds from one public entity to another

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Monrovia Mayor Mary Ann Lutz' Comment continued... for me, as Mayor. As to Mr. Adams’ claim in his letter to have “asked repeatedly in our closed session meeting” that I, as

Mayor and Representative to the Gold Line “ask our neighboring cities to help bear this burden.” This entire Council knows that is not true, was

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that is, what has historically set Monrovia apart – in my opinion – is that over the years diverse groups of people have been able to overcome personal differences and work toward the common good. Mr. Adams disagrees with the direction of the Council on this matter, and he is surely entitled to do so – as long as we all understand

that there is a difference between his opinion and our reality. He’s upset with me personally, and that’s okay too. But Monrovia doesn’t need petty squabbles, it needs leadership. Even more, it needs teamwork – healthy disagreement and honest debate, for sure – but teamwork, most definitely. That’s all I have to say about Mr. Adams and his let-

ter tonight. These are nearly unprecedented days we are living in California and Monrovia, and I don’t believe that we have time for two sets of facts, or two policies for every issue, or two Mayors for this Council. I think Monrovia deserves better. Now, let’s move on...

Tom Adams email continued... importantly neither will most of Monrovia because they don’t know about it. I know we are told there is danger, danger that the State could take this land and block the Gold Line from coming. I would rather risk what the state could do than rush this through in an off cycle meeting at an inconvenient time that seems to be less than transparent. Second, I’d like to say that I am 100% in favor of the Gold Line moving forward. Looking into our history cities lived or died based on their location close to transportation and the Gold Line is the right thing at the right time. My objection is not about the placement of the yard but at what cost? Monrovia did not start out wanting a maintenance yard, we decided to offer it when no one else would take it, or so we are told. One question is what if no one would take the

yard? Would the Gold Line never come? Are the rest of the cities along the line so uncaring about the Gold Line that they would see it go? Being a good neighbor, Monrovia offered the property to the Gold Line Authority for $80 million dollars. That was based on the current value of the land and the future loss of revenue due to several factors including the fact that once this is transferred to the Gold Line the property will never again generate tax revenue. NEVER AGAIN, for ever. Most of the decisions the council makes are temporary, buildings can be torn down and rebuilt, zoning can change, but this is one of the few that are for ever. All the more reason why this decision should not be made in a special meeting, this should be decided at a regularly scheduled meeting that people attend! As for the money, I have asked repeatedly in

our closed session meetings for our representative to the Gold Line, the Mayor to ask our neighboring cities to help bear this burden. Every city along the Gold Line will benefit from the Yard yet we are the only ones taking a loss from the transfer of our land to the Gold Line, which is wrong. It is wrong because our Mayor never asked, or at least there is no evidence that the Mayor asked and it is wrong because the people of Monrovia will be taking the economic hit for this decision. Money that could have been used for a park on the south side of town is still in the hands of our neighboring cities that will not help because they were never asked. Money that could have been used in Monrovia to make a difference, money that Monrovia will never see because our representative never asked. The Mayor told the

press on January 20th and I quote, “Mayor Mary Ann Lutz said that the city has a deal in place with the construction authority and is waiting for Gold Line officials to secure additional land before the council officially executes the deal.” What this means is that it would be unlikely to make a better deal after this announcement, our position has been declared, or so it would seem. This is beginning to look a little like the city logo, the Mayor knows what the council approves before the council has an opportunity to approve it. The Mayor needs to be reminded that each seat has but one vote and each vote is as important as the rest. I know that by not being here I have no vote but I hope by submitting this letter I still have a voice.”


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Theft of Pink Flamingos in Upland is no Match for Young, Determined Short Term Missionaries

A Tree Grows in Arcadia

Stone Pines Removed from neigborhoods in Arcadia Amid sadness here's a fitting tribute to one such This past weekend Flamingos were discovered in an Tree that has meant so much to a family Arcadia yard… through your branches

Jennifer Elrod is a woman on a mission...to raise funds for her Church group that is slated to go to Peru - Photo by Terry Miller

Remember the days of TP-ing, yes that yet-to-be-longlost art of covering the exterior of friends’ homes with Charmin and the mischievousness of adolescence that went along with that? Not a pretty sight! One heck of mess to clean up. A local church group is taking that very concept albeit to new heights. This group of five of the eleven Team Peru members (The Flamingo Flockers) has come up with a new and quite innovative and less invasive fundraising idea. Instead of waking up to a yard and house covered in toilet paper, one might awake to find a flock of pink flamingos has taken residence in your yard. “Tickled Pink,” a poster reads from the front yard. Last weekend, a small group from Christ’s Church of the Valley in San Dimas filled an Arcadia home’s

front yard with approximately 30 plastic pink flamingos. Accompanied with the pink flamingos are posters stating the object of the exercise: “Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser” and a note of instructions is attached to one of the unassuming and rather quiet birds. How does it work? Enquiring minds want to know! Donations are made to the church for the team given with an address of a person to “flock”. Under the cover of darkness and with the precision of a well oiled machine -these seasoned flockers litter the yard with a flock of flamingos. The homeowner/ victim can then request another house for the birds to migrate to for a donation. All flamingos are removed within 24 hours of the bird’s first appearance in the yard. The cycle of migration continues until the completion of the fundraiser.

This creative church group is raising money for a two-week Missions trip to Peru. The group of 11 team members will travel to Cusco, Peru later this year. Cusco is primarily a tourist location which is expensive for the locals; therefore there are many poor families in the area. Some ministry opportunities for the group include service with feeding programs, evangelism, working in a children’s hospital with special needs children, and home-visit prayer teams. The trip, including support of missionaries there, is approximately $2,500. “Fundraising is extremely important to the team because it allows team members to raise support if they cannot personally sponsor the trip. We have set a goal to do two fundraisers a month,” said Jennifer Elrod, a 24-year old team member from Azusa. However, the group’s fundraising efforts were thwarted two weeks ago when 25 out of 50 birds were stolen from an Upland yard of one of the team’s leaders home after being “flocked”. A subsequent police report was made with the Upland Police Department. A story was published in the Upland local paper and, after the story was published, the group received a few donations to help offset the loss. The CCV Team Peru group originally paid $50 to rent the 50 birds from a local Girl Scout troop for a month. They since had to purchase more flamingos and extra for back up. The team found a wholesaler who sold them the birds for $2.25 each. To pay for the missing birds, the team had to take $112.50 out of its Peru fund. “We’re still ready to go, they can’t hold us down,” said 21-year old Charlie Chavez, one of the Peru Flamingo Flockers. The team is still short of their goal and the recent theft of rented flamingos hasn’t helped matters at all. Christ’s Church of the Valley is located at 1404 W. Covina Blvd, San Dimas. If you’d like to help with the group’s goal please: (909) 592-2282 and ask for the Global Outreach Dept.

The city of Arcadia is going ahead with plans to remove decades old stone pine trees from neighborhoods. This is my farewell to the one that has stood outside my family’s home for 60 years Tribute to Our Stone Pine You were a mere twenty years old when we moved into the neighborhood. Not too much younger than we were. You watched our children grow from infant and toddler to intelligent, loving and kind adults. I bet there were times when you wondered if that would happen. As we journeyed through our lives you stood guard over our comings and goings; the family gatherings, large and small, happy and sad. The football parties and the out of control high school parties (You never tattled). You

watched as Philip went off to college and Kirsten learned to walk and drive then relearned 16 years later. Like a sentry you stood guard as our children came and went with their friends, on foot on bikes and in cars. As you grew, the evenings outside our front window became more dramatic. The full moon

has been breathtaking, the sunsets reflecting off the hills to the east so full of warmth through the filter of your needles. We have watched sunrises through your branches. Your presence made them even more spectacular than they were on their own. Without you to reflect off, the sun will have to work harder to impress us. As I walk the neighborhood today, I try to imagine how it will look without you. Our beautiful lush community will no longer have the intertwined canopy of beautiful, sometimes gnarled branches. You are home to us. Like a family member, sometimes we took for granted that you would be there forever. Now we will have to get used to life without you. We didn’t always speak well of you. I think we even cursed you. Because you had no other place to grow, you uprooted our street. You encroached into our lives and up through our driveway. We will remember you in the backdrop of our photos and for the shade you provided us, but mostly for how you made us feel when we drove up our beautiful street and to our home every day. Denise Furnari Milazo 2043 Highland Oaks Dr.


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Lyric Slam For Teens at Sierra Madre Library If you are an aspiring poet or lyricist between the ages of 12-17, you are invited to bring your original material to a Lyric Slam for Teens at Sierra Madre Public Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, on Friday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to meet other writers, make new friends and share your work with others. Compositions can

be in any style—rap, rock, pop, free verse or rhymed— the sky’s the limit, and any and all styles are welcome. This will also be a unique opportunity to have your material put to music by accomplished musicians. Guest performers Dawn Bishop (keyboards and vocals) and Brian Coe (percussion), will improvise a song on the spot using participants’ lyrics.

I’d Walk a Mile for Monrovia…Kiwanis Sponsors Walking Tour of Old Town

Everyone is invited to come as they are, or to mix it up and come dressed as a favorite celebrity or pop star (costuming is strictly optional). If you’d like more information about this exciting event, please call Sophia Duran at 626-3557186. We hope to see you there!

Chris Shevlin gives the “thumbs up” for the new markers on Myrtle which invite people to walk the streets of Monrovia and get to know the town a little better. Chris is flanked by fellow Kiwanis members Ryan Garcia; Alfredo Mejia; Brian Deets; Julie Gentile; Don Yost and Jennifer Stone – at the official walking loop marker at the corner of Foothill and Myrtle. – Photos by Terry Miller

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Approximately six months ago, Chris and Becky Shevlin came to Monrovia City staff with the idea of an old town walking route. City staff and the Shevlins, along with Pam Fitzpatrick, began working on design and project material concepts. The Old Town Route is one mile in length, starting at Foothill Boulevard, traveling south on Myrtle Avenue for a half-mile to the (new) Old Town Arch and then returns to the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Foothill Boulevard. The walk takes participants past the Community Center, Library Park and through the heart of Old Town’s shopping, dining and entertainment district. The route mark-

ers are spaced 1/8 of a mile apart along the route. Chris Shevlin took the idea to the Monrovia Kiwanis group and asked them to sponsor the project—which they did; this project was fully funded by the Monrovia Kiwanis group This latest route is the second within the old town district. The first, the “Fountain to the Falls” route, was installed late last year by Eagle Scout candidate Jeffrey Ramos. The Fountain to the Falls route starts at Old Town’s Library Park fountain and travels north to the waterfall in Canyon Park. A 7-Mile Run/Walk event, which will follow this route, is planned for Saturday, May 14th as part of the City’s 125th birth-

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secondary thoroughfare, something needed to be done. In addition, the school district offices, then located on Lindwood near Myrtle Avenue were in need of more and better pace. They were in a series of small bungalow type buildings. The main grocery store in town was the Market Basket at the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Myrtle Avenue and it was small and wildly out of date. Lastly, the 210 Freeway was going through the Southern section of town with plans to connect it with the 134 Freeway in

Pasadena and ultimately going out to La Verne and beyond. If Monrovia didn’t do something soon it would be another dead community...just a bedroom suburb. When the JCPenny store announced its pending closure, it seems like the death knell for the downtown. When that store had a closing out sale, there was a sales rack of Tshirts, two of which were most notable. One read, “Welcome to Monrovia, California. Please set your watch back 29 years” and the other, “Monrovia, Cali-

fornia - Will the last person to leave, please turn out the lights. Which brings us to “The Slate” and that infamous Pizza Box. The three got together over pizza and began planning what to do when they were elected. Redevelopment as a way to save the town was on the table and when the pizza was done, the box became their sketch pad for the future of Monrovia. Next week, the saga of redevelopment in Monrovia continues....


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Community Announcements Volunteer Counselors Wanted for Duarte All-School Talent Show Set Summer Horse Camps for April 2 at PAC Altadena Stables is tions. Further training will participants for the training Duarte students from kindergarten to high school are preparing to strut their stuff for the annual AllSchool Talent Show on Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m. at the Duarte Performing Arts Center. The evening will present a variety of vocal, dance and instrumental performances. Among those set to perform, Genesis Rodriguez of Andres Duarte elementary will play an original composition entitled “To Mom,” on piano. Amil Johnson of Valley View School will sing “On the Good Ship Lollipop,” and Jade Trazo, Cali-Nikole Rojas Oloteo from Royal Oaks School will combine their talents for a vocal/instrumental performance. Duarte High School student Michelle Bravo will show off her dancing talents with “Veracruz Jalisco,” while Reine

Nakamura of Northview Intermediate School will put her feet into action with a clog dance. The competition gets better every year. It’s a wonderful showcase for the youth of our community,” said Duarte City Council member, Lois Gaston. Judges for the competition are Marshall Jackman, former Duarte Unified School District Board member and the originator of the All-School Talent Show; Grammy nominee, Karina Nuvo; playwright, author, producer and director, Lillie Tucker; former ballet studio owner and ballerina, Courtney George; actor Nick Collins; singer, Beth Stogner; stage actor, Jason Wilde; and MAD Town Council member, Yvonne Bullock, Duarte Mayor Tzeitel Paras-Caracci, and Bradbury Mayor Dick Hale.

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the graduation from Duarte High School of Francisco Martinez-Flores, a fledging musician, who died just two years later while serving his country in the Iraq war. Each year since his death, and once again this year, the All-School Talent Show will be dedicated to the memory of Lance Corporal Martinez-Flores. The Duarte All-School Talent Show is sponsored by the Duarte Education Foundation, City of Duarte, Burrtec Waste, and Pro-Printing. General admission tickets are $5; Students and senior, $3. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door or in advance at all school sites and at the DUSD District Office located at 1635 Huntington Drive. For more information, call: 626-599-5012.

looking for high school students and young adults to assist as volunteer counselors for their Summer Horse Camps for 2011. Horse experience is preferred, but is not required, as long as an individual has the desire and the willingness to learn. A training session will be offered and will focus on safety, handling of horses, horse behavior, and grooming. The Training Session will be held on Saturday, March 26 from 2:00-5:00pm at Altadena Stables, This training will be used to evaluate candidates for counselor posi-

be required for individuals that have been accepted as counselors. Altadena Stables has been running successful horse camps for over 25 years. In recent years their horse camps have also been offered through the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and the Child Educational Center. Training sessions and camps are directed by professional horsewomen, Marcy Mc Lemore and Teri Trujillo. Their combined years of experience bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to these programs. All

session must register in advance. For more information and to register, please call the stables at 626 7972012. Altadena Stables is located at 3064 Ridgeview Dr. Altadena, 91001. Participants will also be gaining skills and techniques in how to share their knowledge and experience with campers. Download from website. Reg. form camp dates Minimum of 2 or 3 week commitment required. More info on stabletop training and boarding stable on the west coast.

You’re the Detective in this Story: Genealogy Workshop Jack McCrea will be offering a beginning workshop for the amateur genealogist on April 9 from 1:30-3pm at the Arcadia Historical Museum. Jack, a volunteer at the Museum,

has some great tips to help you find a way through the daunting process of beginning to research your family tree. The Arcadia Historical Museum is located at

380 W. Huntington Drive, immediately behind the Community Center. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is always free.

Hands on History for Families: Take me to Thailand See the beauty of Thai culture and arts at the Arcadia Historical Museum on Saturday April 2 starting at 12:30 pm. The Thai Community Arts and Cultural Center will be presenting traditional Thai music and Dance performances.

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Arcadia Elementary School Students Raising Money to Fight Cancer Students from Arcadia Unified School District’s 6 elementary schools are joining together to fight against cancer by raising money and walking the Camino Grove Elementary School track on Friday, June 3, from 3 – 6 p.m. Camino Grove Elementary School is hosting the ACS “Mini-Relay,” which is an abbreviated version of the American Cancer Society’s® national signature activity, Relay for Life®. Students will be collecting donations prior to the event and will walk the track as classes and/or

as individuals at the event. “It’s a great opportunity for students to make an impact in the community as well as become knowledgeable about cancer. The students feel good about themselves knowing they are doing something to help others,” said ACS Mini-Relay Coordinator, Jonie Tsuji, a Camino Grove parent, who has a strong personal interest in being the impetus behind the event, as a two-year survivor of breast cancer. The ACS “Mini-Relay” will be a fun-filled and education-packed event,

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offering “child friendly” activities that revolve around cancer awareness and prevention. All money raised by students will be added to donations collected at the community-wide Arcadia ACS Relay For Life, to be held at Santa Anita Race Track on June 25 – 26, 2011. For more information on the ACS MiniRelay, contact Jonie Tsuji, at jonie.tsuji@verizon.net. For more information on the ACS Relay for Life held at Santa Anita Race Track, see our website at www.relayforlife.org/arcadiaca.

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2011 Spring Home Tour – The Legacy of Wallace Neff Pasadena Heritage presents its annual Spring Home Tour, The Legacy of Wallace Neff, sponsored by deasy/penner&partners, on Sunday, March 27, 2011 from 9AM to 4PM. This tour of six privately owned homes plus two additional Neff-designed buildings showcases the breadth of work by renowned Southern California architect Wallace Neff. Known for his spectacular Mediterranean Revival residences built for elite clients, Neff created what he called “California houses” that were based on European traditions adapted to the unique climate and landscape of Southern California. In the 1920’s Pasadena boasted the highest per capita income of any city its size in the country. This period of great prosperity was a boon for architecture, resulting in a series of designs by many of the most well-known architects of the period, including Myron Hunt, Gordon Kaufman, Roland Coate, George Washington Smith, and of course Wallace Neff. Wallace Neff’s “flair for originality” and attention to detail puts his work in a category all its own. Featured on the Pasadena Heritage tour will be

the Paul Richter House, a 1929 Classical French Chateau style home. Its elegant feeling is enhanced by a gracious center courtyard fountain and exquisitely intricate wrought iron details. The interior of the home has many classic Neff features including marble floors, cathedral ceiling, circular room and spiral staircase. It also has a Gothic music room and medieval fireplace with a stone mantle. This home represents Neff’s work for elite clients as the home is over 14,000 square feet and has over 30 rooms. The Richter House is located in neighboring San Marino, designed by its founders to be a uniquely residential community with wide streets, expansive properties, and beautiful gardens. The Collins House dates from 1927. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Collins hired Neff to design their home, and they lived there for almost fifty years. Their home was, as their daughter Mary put it, “a labor of love.” It was featured in Architectural Digest soon after it was built. This beautiful Italianate home has wing walls on either side of the façade which extend the mass visually across the entire property. A curious detail is the presence of rejas or wrought iron

grilles, on the upper story windows. The fact that the lower story windows are unprotected shows that Neff intended the rejas to be purely ornamental, reminiscent of wood lattice shields in upper-story windows in houses in Islamic countries. The interior features a marble floor entry and fireplace as well as Neff’s signature spiral staircase. The Morse and Gates (Ethel Guthrie) House, designed in 1925 is a beautifully simple Spanish Colonial Revival home typical of Neff’s designs. The exterior has a smooth stucco façade broken only by window openings and the main entrance. Decorative tiles adorn the exterior of the house along with a sophisticated wrought iron balcony. The large wooden door is hidden from view marked by a square cut-out in the façade. This house is full of surprises, from the hidden door, to the graciously large entry and soaring open-beamed ceiling and impressive woodburning fireplace. True to the Mediterranean tradition, the house is designed to relate more informally to the rear garden. The Thaddeus L. Up de Graff (Shirley C. Ward) House is a beautifully land-

scaped 1927 Italian Renaissance Revival Neff-designed home. T.L. Up de Graff was Neff’s brother-in-law and worked with Neff on several speculative houses in Pasadena. Three of those houses are located together in the historic Lombardy Road District. This Pasadena neighborhood was once orange groves but since the 1920’s has boasted some of Pasadena’s finest homes. This home has several exquisite wrought iron balconies, and a beautiful two-story entry with magnificent arches that lead into the dining and living rooms. Sliding doors lead to the manicured back patio and pool and garden. In affluent communities such as Pasadena the fact that a house was a Wallace Neff design helped sales, so developers were eager clients and 10 speculative houses were built in 1924 by the Lincoln Mortgage Company along a single block. These modest houses were interesting and unique, designed with the same care as Neff exerted for a wealthy client. This is the only known tract designed by Neff. Neff’s designs were embraced by other speculative builders, resulting in numerous copyists designing Spanish style tract houses all over Southern

California, prompting one historian to note that “tract house architecture from the 20s in Los Angeles looks the way it does because of Neff.” Two houses along this picturesque block will be open for tours. Other stops on the tour include the Barlow House and St. Elizabeth’s Church. The Barlow House was designed in 1924. Dr. and Mrs. Barlow commissioned Wallace Neff to create the house that would be called the Villa del Sol d’Oro. The Villa’s main façade is based on the Villa Collazzi near Florence, Italy, and said to be the only Villa designed by Michelangelo. Originally the Barlow home was set in the midst of 13 acres of fruit trees and flowers. It was built with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, porches on three sides, an electric elevator, and spacious patios. On the interior Neff was able to express his own style, including his signature grand entryway with spiral stair, marble floors, and beautiful wrought iron work. No longer a private residence, the Villa is now part of the Alverno School campus and its grand entry hosts galas, dances, and is often featured in movies and television. St. Elizabeth’s Church

in Altadena is one of only a few public buildings and the only church designed by Neff, and should not be missed. Neff designed not only the church itself, but also the Shrine to the Little Flower, the convent and its chapel, and the 1927 revisions to the rectory. The first set of plans was drawn in 1924, and construction was completed in 1927. According to historian and Neff biographer Alson Clark, there was considerable excitement among Neff’s staff over the designing of the church, and Neff was very proud of the end result. The church will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for guided tours. Except for St. Elizabeth Church, all tour locations will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors drive themselves to the homes where trained docents will describe the history and architectural features of each location. Tour goers should allow at least four hours for the entire tour. Advance tickets are $37 for the general public and $34 for members. All tickets are $40 on the day of the tour. Tickets can be purchased online at pasadenaheritage.org or by calling Pasadena Heritage at (626) 441-6333.

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Lives Remembered Betty Eleanor Clark Wark 1917 - 2011

Born: May 5, 1917 Died: March 8, 2011 at Cougar Springs Assisted Living in Redmond OR. She was 93. Mother: Alice Tucker Clark, born in Sierra Madre on August 7, 1888. (The only sibling to be born in the USA) Father: Hiram D. Clark, Brother: Robert (Bobby) Clark, a well known S.M. Body and Paint Shop owner and a member of the S.M. Fire Dept. He also drove the S.M. Rose Parade Float., Grandfather: ** James Dunning Tucker, of Sierra Madre since around 1887, when he brought his wife and 5 children from Bromley England to regain his health., Grandmother: Emily Dogget Tucker, Married William “Bill” James Wark on September 16, 1939 Born: 1/30/15 and Died: Sept. 1980. Bill was a pro wrestler at the time and a milkman for the SM Dairy. Later, he was an original member of the S.M. Search & Rescue Team along with his buddy, Fred LaLone. He was S.M. Citizen of the Year in 1967 in honor of establishing S.M. Historical Trail and Wilderness Area. Betty and Bill spent many volunteer hours along with many friends restoring the historical

trails above Sierra Madre. They also spent many happy hours in the outdoors, hiking, restoring trails, camping, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. In their late 50”so, they became surfers and there were newspaper articles on the “Surfing Grandparents”. I have the article, but the name of the paper and date were cut out. I would guess, the late 1970’s. Her married home was located at 177 Merrill Ave where she lived for 60 years. She was widowed in 1980. In 2002, she moved to Redmond OR to be close to her daughter. She is survived by: son: Stephen James Wark of Morro Bay, CA Daughter-in-law: Tamara Wark, daughter: Carol Wark Trump of Redmond OR, Son-in-law: David Trump, Granddaughter: Rhonda Jean Trump Dimick of Wilsonville OR Grandson: Robert James Trump of Reno NV, Cat: Miss Kitty, a Maine Coon. As an avid animal lover, the family requests donations to to the Humane Society of Pasadena in Lui of flowers. She will join her husband, “Bill”, at the Mt. View Cemetery in Altadena.

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of Columbus. He proudly served his country in the Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by Dorothy, his wife of 67 years, and all of his siblings. He is survived by his five children, Daniel (Cheryl), Carol, Mary Koviak, Patricia (Frank), and Samuel Stephen. He leaves 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation hours beginning at 5:00 PM on Friday, March 25, and a Vigil Service at 7:00 PM will both be held at the Douglass & Zook Chapel of Remembrance Funeral Home in Monrovia (626-3583244). Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM on Saturday will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church in Monrovia.

Stephen (Steve) Sanderson died peacefully with his wife Shirley at his side at home in Arcadia, CA. Steve was born and grew up in Publish, New York. Upon graduation from high school in 1947 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1948 he married his high school sweetheart, Shirley Grinnell. Twenty-two years from enlistment, Steve retired from the Marine Corps with the rank of Captain, having served in both Korea and Viet Nam. After the military he was employed by Crocker Bank where he became a vice president and worked from 1969 to 1985. From Crocker Bank he went to the American Red Cross as an Emergency Services Director/Health and Safety. He later served for a brief time as Executive Director of the Arcadia Chapter. He was a member of their Board of Directors for many years. Not one to be idle, after final retirement, Steve became an active volunteer serving the community in many areas. He continued to serve Red Cross, served as treasurer of Arcadia Kiwanis

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POLICE BLOTTERS Arcadia PD

For the period of Sunday, March 13, through Saturday, March 19, the Police Department responded to 908 calls for service of which 155 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, March 13: Between 5:30 p.m. on March 12 and 10:30 a.m. on March 13, two commercial burglaries occurred at 805 West Duarte. Unknown suspect(s) forced open doors to the businesses and stole laptop computers and a cash box. Around 3:17 p.m., units responded to Claire’s located at Westfield Mall regarding a woman detained for theft. An 18-year-old Asian concealed merchandise on her person and left the store without making payment. During the investigation, additional stolen property from Bath and Body Works, Cotton On, Forever 21, Wet Seal, and Sephora were recovered. A private person’s arrest was made, and the suspect was taken into custody for commercial burglary and receiving stolen property. Monday, March 14: Around 3:44 p.m., a commercial burglary was reported in the 700 block of Singing Wood. Unknown suspect(s) broke into a residential construction site, between 5:00 p.m. on February 16 and 7:00 a.m. on February 17, and stole bathroom fixtures totaling over $6,200. Residential burglar-

ies occurred between 10:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the 100 block of West Floral and 1100 block of Greenfield. Unknown suspect(s) broke into the homes, ransacked rooms, and stole cash, jewelry, and Rolex watches. The losses at both locations were over $20,000. Tuesday, March 15: Officers were dispatched to the 00 block of Diamond around 10:40 a.m. in reference to an attempted suicide. A distraught 16-yearold female slashed her wrist several times with a knife, causing minor injuries. She was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation. A security guard witnessed an auto burglary around 11:43 p.m. at the CVS parking lot, 1401 South Baldwin. A male Hispanic, 18-25 years of age, smashed a car window and stole a designer purse and its contents. The suspect was seen fleeing in a gold Jeep Cherokee driven by another suspect. The total reported loss was about $1,900. Wednesday, March 16: Around 5:10 p.m., loss prevention personnel from the H&M store located at Westfield Mall advised that they had detained three AfricanAmerican suspects for theft. They worked in concert to remove security tags and to conceal merchandise in their purse/backpack. Stolen property from Cotton On, Forever 21, and Old Navy were also recovered. Private persons’

arrests were made, and an 18-year-old female, 15-year-old female, and a 17-year-old male were taken into custody for commercial burglary and conspiracy to commit crime. Units responded to the 500 block of Sharon around 7:38 p.m. regarding a theft that occurred at Pavilions between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. An unknown suspect took the victim’s wallet from her purse while she was shopping. The suspect then made over $20,000 in unauthorized purchases at Westfield Mall,

and a sales associate from one of the stores described the suspect as a female Hispanic. T h u r s d a y, March 17: Between 9:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 1700 block of Oakwood. Unknown suspect(s) entered the house by smashing a window. The suspect(s) then ransacked rooms and stole cash, jewelry, and designer watches for a reported loss of over $100,000. Shortly after 11:30

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when she returned she discovered that her wallet was missing. When she was cancelling her credit cards, she was informed that an unauthorized $75 purchase was made at the Walmart store in Monrovia. The victim later learned that an unidentified male African-American was seen walking around the school during the time of the incident. Saturday, March 19: Around 6:49 p.m., an automated license plate reader alerted officers to a vehicle that had a warrant attached to it. A traffic stop was conducted at Peck and Randolph and a 42-year-old male Hispanic was taken into custody for outstanding warrants totaling over $61,000. Between 7:00 p.m. and 7:20 p.m., an auto burglary occurred at 251 North Santa Anita. Unknown suspect(s) smashed a car window and stole a cell phone, iPod, and wallet.

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During the week of Sunday, March 13th, to Saturday, March 19th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 323 calls for service. See crimereports.com for updated information. Monday, March 14th: 11:27 AM- Vandalism, 160 N. Canon Ave (Sierra Madre Upper Campus). Unknown suspect(s) shattered the basketball backboard. Tuesday, March 15th: 11:25 AM- Residential Burglary, 300 blk. N. Sunnyside Ave. Un-

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POLICE BLOTTERS An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code violation. The officer determined that the driver was in possession of cocaine, hashish, Ecstasy, and LSD, all packaged for sales. The officer arrested the Monrovia resident and booked him at the Pasadena PD Jail. 8:17 PMPossess/ Manufacture/Sell Weapon, Santa Anita Ave and Virginia. An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code violation. The officer lawfully found an illegal fixed blade knife in the glove compartment and arrested the driver. The officer booked the suspect at the Pasadena Police Department. Saturday, March 19th: 12:23 AM- DUI Alcohol/Drugs, Sierra Madre Blvd and Sunnyside Ave. An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code Violation and determined that he was under the influence of a controlled substance. The officer took the suspect to the Pasadena Police Jail for booking. 2:48 PM- Grand Theft Exceeding $950, 600 blk. W. Montecito. Unknown suspect(s) stole a wheelchair from the carport in front of her residence.

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During the last seven day period, the Police Department handled 508 service events, resulting in 100 investigations. Following are the last week’s highlighted issues and events: Grand Theft On March 10 at 11:10 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of North Primrose regarding a theft. The victim reported that her daughter-in-law lost the house key approximately three weeks ago, and they now have discovered the victim’s jewelry box with cash missing. There were no signs of forced entry. The investigation is continuing. Burglary On March 10 at 4:10 p.m., an officer responded to a business in the 100 block of West Foothill regarding a subject that loss prevention had in custody for trying to steal a cart

full of Red Bull. The officer arrived and, through investigation, determined the subject had the intent to steal prior to entering the store and arrested him for burglary. The subject is a known heroin addict and admitted he was going to sell the merchandise. Burglary On March 11 at 12:13 p.m., police received a call from a business in the 700 block of East Huntington, reporting that two male suspects had stolen merchandise and left in a truck that was being followed by a loss prevention officer. Officers were able to detain the truck, as the loss prevention officer relayed their location by phone. The property was recovered, the two subjects were positively identified by the loss prevention officer, and both were arrested for burglary. One suspect was found to be on parole for petty theft with a prior. Domestic Violence / Assault with Great Bodily Injury On March 11 at 1:51 p.m., a male subject came into the police lobby to report that his live-in girlfriend had thrown a glass mural at him, which cut his right arm. Monrovia Fire Department paramedics tended to the victim’s injury. An officer responded to the incident location in the 200 block of East Lemon and contacted the female suspect. She admitted to throwing the glass mural which caused the injury. She was arrested and taken into custody. Medical Assist On March 13 at 9:58 a.m., an adult male subject fell from the waterfall at Canyon Park and sustained a head injury. He was airlifted from Canyon Park with non-life-threatening injuries. Assault with a Deadly Weapon On March 13 at 6:59 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 900 block of Genoa regarding an assault. The victim was involved in an argument with his adult stepson. The argument escalated and the stepson verbally threatened to kill his stepfather. The victim confronted his stepson and challenged him. The

argument became physical and led to the stepson stabbing the victim once in the left side, and the victim bit the stepson on the hand. Officers arrived and both parties were transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was treated and released from the hospital. The stepson was treated, released from the hospital, and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Robbery On March 13 at 7:54 p.m., a male Hispanic suspect entered a business in the 100 block of West Huntington and produced a handgun. The suspect demanded money from an employee. He took approximately $150 from the employee and fled on a bicycle. The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic with facial hair. He was wearing a black sweatshirt and a Los Angeles Dodger’s baseball cap. Investigation continuing. Residential Burglary On March 15 at 7:37 p.m., police responded to a residential burglary in the 1300 block of South Primrose. The resident left home for work during the early morning hours and returned home at 7:30 p.m. to discover someone had broken a rear window and gained entry to the residence. A laptop computer and several other items had been taken. No witnesses were located and the investigation is continuing. Theft from Vehicle On March 16 at 12:25 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of North Primrose observed a suspicious subject looking into vehicles on the street and called police. When officers arrived, they saw the suspect fleeing on foot. A perimeter was established, but officers were unable to locate the suspect. It was discovered that the suspect entered a vehicle and removed coins, but dropped the coins next to the vehicle. Officers continued to search the area and saw the suspect in the passenger seat of a moving vehicle. They conducted a traffic stop and arrested the 16-year-old male suspect. He was later cited and released to a parent.

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Fictitious Business Name Filings FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 20110380885 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as MID-VALLEY PHYSCIAL THERAPY, 23734 Valencia Blvd, Suite 201 , Valencia, CA 91355. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on January 29, 2002. Signed: Billie S Harmon. The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on March 11, 2011. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (See Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professional Code). Pub. Monrovia Weekly March 17, 2011, March 24, 2011, March 31, 2011, April 7, 2011

Public Notices T.S. No. 09-06656 APN: 8518-007022 Loan No. 9223053167 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/2/2007. 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 a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: THOMAS S FITZROY AN UNMARRIED MAN Duly Appointed Trustee: LAW OFFICES OF LES ZIEVE Deed of Trust recorded 10/10/2007 as Instrument No. 20072310036 in book --, page -of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale:4/1/2011 at 9:30 AM Place of Sale: At the west side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, California Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $208,588.03 Note: Because the Beneficiary reserves the right to bid less than the total debt owed, it is possible that at the time of the sale the opening bid may be less than the total debt owed. Street Address or other common designation of real property: 204 VALLE VISTA AVE MONROVIA, CA 91016 Described as follows: THE SOUTHERLY 50 FEET OF THE WESTERLY 136 FEET OF LOT 16 OF BLOCK B OF THE PLANO ALTO SUBDIVISION AS POWER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 7, PAGE 178 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. A.P.N #.: 8518-007-022 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code §2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving Notice of Sale Specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided or the loan is exempt from the requirements. Dated: 3/8/2011 Law Offices of Les Zieve, as Trustee 18377 Beach Blvd., Suite 210 Huntington Beach, California 92648 Automated Sale Information Line: (714) 8489272 or www.elitepostandpub.com For Non-Automated Sale Information, call: (714) 848-7920 _________________________________ Christine O’Brien, Trustee Sale Officer THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. EPP 6259. 3/10, 3/17, 3/24/2011.

Trustee Sale No. 10-1018 Loan No. 7004000500019001 Title Order No. 140-1208044-66 APN: 8516-023-086 TRA No. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/30/2006. UNLESS YOU

TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 04/04/2011 at 10:30AM, JLM Corporation as the duly substituted Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on DECEMBER 11, 2006 AS DOCUMENT NO. 06 2737363 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: ELSA LEONE AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, BANCO POPULAR NORTH AMERICA, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at the 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 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: 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: 517 S. MYRTLE AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. 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: $1,147,840.86 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to 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 the monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. DATE: 3/9/11 JLM Corporation 2411 W. La Palma Avenue Suite 350, Building 1 Anaheim, CA 92801 (714) 245-7766 Sale Information: (714) 245-7767 or www.priorityposting.com Crystal Stephens, Trustee Sale Officer P810812 3/10, 3/17, 03/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 100154728 Title Order No. 10-8-553282 Investor/ Insurer No. 6663963079 APN No. 5388-037-024 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/01/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by KEVIN LEE, dated 12/01/2004 and recorded 12/07/04, as Instrument No. 04 3155753, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 04/07/2011 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: 5314 WALNUT GROVE AVENUE, SAN GABRIEL, CA, 91776. 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 $542,332.08. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 03/08/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6914-01-94 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# 3914751 03/10/2011, 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 080052425 Title Order No. 08-8-197479 Investor/ Insurer No. APN No. 5373-006-030 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD

Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by ORATHAILUX SAENGARAM, A SINGLE WOMAN, dated 07/20/2006 and recorded 08/01/06, as Instrument No. 06 1700359, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 04/07/2011 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: 5550 ANGELUS AVENUE, SAN GABRIEL, CA, 91776. 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 $640,911.78. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/28/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 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# 3934044 03/10/2011, 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20080134006688 Title Order No.: 1158007 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/05/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 12/16/2005 as Instrument No. 05 3100695 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: RAFFI SADEJYAN, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 03/30/2011 TIME OF SALE: 10:30 AM PLACE OF SALE: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BLVD., NORWALK, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 8240 EAST SHEFFIELD RD, SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA 91775 APN#: 5375024-045 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $1,226,080.10. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap. com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 03/02/2011 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 75001-9013 Telephone: (866) 795-1852 Telecopier: (972) 661-7800 ASAP# 3929893 03/10/2011, 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011 Trustee Sale No. 246574CA Loan No. 0813724648 Title Order No. 671178 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12-12-1991. 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 04-07-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursu-

ant to Deed of Trust Recorded 12-23-1991, Book NA, Page NA, Instrument 91-2006935, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Robin J. Hoernke and Danora V Hoernke, husband and wife, as Trustor, Great Western Bank, a Federal Savings Bank, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: The front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Boulevard, Pomona, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $73,373.90 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 5041 Glickman Avenue Temple City, CA 91780 APN Number: 8585-013-018 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. Date: 03-15-2011 California Reconveyance Company, as Trustee Casimir Nunez, Assistant Secretary California Reconveyance Company is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap. com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting. com P809932 3/17, 3/24, 03/31/2011 T.S. No.: 1003657CA Loan No.: 408519 A.P.N.: 8508-018-008 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/21/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Nuggy Luandhaand Margaretta B Luandha husband and wife as joint tenants Duly Appointed Trustee: Seaside Trustee, Inc. Recorded 04/28/2006 as Instrument No. 20060936102 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California. Date of Sale: 4/7/2011 at 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $534,685.07 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 1223 S. Alta Vista Avenue Unit #D, Monrovia, CA 91016 5236 A.P.N.: 8508-018 008 As required by California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the current beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent has declared one of the following: 1. The timeframe for giving this notice of sale as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 2. The mortgage loan servicer has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption from the commissioner pursuant to Section 2923.53 and it is current and valid as of the date this Notice of Sale is filed. 3. The requirements of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 have been met. As required by California Civil Code Section 2923.5, the current beneficiary has declared to Seaside Trustee Inc, the original trustee, the duly appointed substituted trustee, or acting as agent for the trustee, that the requirements of said section have been met by one or more of the following: 1. Borrower was contacted to assess their financial situation and to explore the options for the borrower to avoid foreclosure 2. The borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary or authorized agent 3. Due diligence to contact the borrower was made as required by said Section 2923.5 The undersigned Trustee disclaims

any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Date: 3/15/2011 Seaside Trustee, Inc. Trustee Sales Information: 80050-SALES www.priorityposting.com Seaside Trustee Inc. P.O. Box 2676 Ventura, Ca. 93014 Melissa B. Olmos, Admin Assistant P813339 3/17, 3/24, 03/31/2011 Trustee Sale No. 246549CA Loan No. 0082747718 Title Order No. 671235 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 02-05-2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 04-07-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 02-12-2004, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 04 0318287 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: GIULIANA TORELLI, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $436,539.02 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 619 W Palm Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016 APN Number: 8505012-007 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. Date: 3/16/2011 California Reconveyance Company, as Trustee Casimir Nunez, Assistant Secretary California Reconveyance Company is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com P810474 3/17, 3/24, 03/31/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10408097-VF Order #: 100734214-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/26/2007. 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): ERIC JOSEPH FERRER , A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 4/2/2007 as Instrument No. 20070773653 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 4/11/2011 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: $343,558.00 The purported property address is: 225 W CENTRAL AVE APT H MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8508-002-081 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown

herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Bank of America 475 Crosspoint Parkway Getzville NY 14068 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: -- Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap. com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3920831 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011, 03/31/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 100163884 Title Order No. 10-0007310 Investor/ Insurer No. 1700157207 APN No. 5360-030-039 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/25/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by YING ZI ZHANG AND ED KUCKELKORN, dated 10/25/2005 and recorded 11/01/05, as Instrument No. 05 2633858, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 04/14/2011 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: 117 W MARSHALL STREET #B, SAN GABRIEL, CA, 91776. 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 $267,821.60. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 03/17/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6914-01-94 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# FNMA3927563 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011, 03/31/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM196436-C Investor No. 10493619 Loan No. 7427631064 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/1/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the


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TRUSTOR:RAMONA RUIZ, AN UNAMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 3/7/2006 as Instrument No. 06-0487038 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale:4/15/2011 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, California Property Address is purported to be: 10153 GREEN STREET TEMPLE CITY, California 91780 APN #: 8585-003-014 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $1,019,894.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. 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 or 2923.55. Date: 3/10/2011 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504-3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Ileanna Petersen, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3940961 03/17/2011, 03/24/2011, 03/31/2011 NOTICE OF WAREHOUSE LIEN SALE I am an attorney at law retained to collect these debts. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the mobilehome described below will be sold as is at public sale on April 8, 2011 at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at Space 12, Ten Twenty Mobile Home Park located at 1020 S. Mountain Avenue, Monrovia, California in order to satisfy the lien claimed by the owner of the above mentioned mobilehome park for storage and other related charges incurred by Linda Mims. The mobile home park owner may participate in the public sale. Rent & Storage $4,270.00 Electricity - $ 189.77 Gas - $ 80.22 Water - $ 146.00 Sewer - $ 20.72 Storm - $ 13.58 Fire - $ 16.31 Trash - $ 79.87 Total Claim - $4,816.47 The sale will be free and clear of all claims, liens and encumbrances of record except for possible liens of unpaid mobilehome registration fees and unpaid taxes, if any. The Mobile Home Park owner has deemed this unit and the tenancy to be voluntarily vacant. Presently there is no right to keep this unit on Space 12. However, after the sale is concluded, the management may entertain offers of financial consideration from the buyer in exchange for granting the buyer permission to leave the unit on-site in the future. In the event that a post-sale agreement re: future occupancy is not reached, then the Mobile Home Park owner reserves the right to require the removal of the mobilehome within 48 hours after the sale. Prospective purchasers must tender a cashier’s check for the full amount of the purchase immediately at the conclusion of the sale. Except for the warranty that this sale is authorized by law, absolutely no warranties of sale are made. The park reserves the right to postpone and reschedule the sale without further notice. The general public will have access to the Mobile Home Park premises for purposes related to this sale. This sale does not include any contents of the unit and the successful bidder is responsible for the lawful disposition of all remaining contents of the unit. The Mobilehome is described as: One (1) 1971 Buddy Single Family Mobile Home; California HCD Decal No.: AAD4562; Serial No.: BSC12988; HUD Label/Insignia No.: A527064; Length: 40’; Width: 12’. Ten Twenty Mobile Home Park’s claim for sums unpaid for September 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011, is set forth above and must be paid by the registered owner or other party in interest within 10 days of this notice in order to redeem the mobilehome, remove it from Space 12 and stop the sale. The Registered Owner’s payment of the sums demanded by this Notice will not reinstate the tenancy (and sub-tenancy, if any) under a rental agreement in default. NOTICE TO CONSUMER: The law gives you the thirty (30) days after you receive this Notice to dispute the validity of the debt or any part of it. If you do not dispute it within that period, I will assume the debt is valid. If you do dispute it - by notifying me in writing to that effect - I will, as required by law, obtain and mail to you proof of the debt. The law does not require me to wait until the end of the 30 day period before proceeding to collect this debt. If, however, you request proof of the debt within the thirty (30) day period that begins with your receipt of this Notice, the law requires me to suspend my efforts (through litigation or otherwise) to collect the debt until I mail the requested information to you. DATED: 03/10/11 /s/ Michael W. Mihelich, Attorney for Ten Twenty Mobile Home Park (951) 786-3605 3/17, 3/24/11 CNS-2062655# ARCADIA WEEKLY NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: MARCIA A. HISCOTT AKA MARCIA ANN HISCOTT AKA MARCIA HISCOTT AKA MARCIA

GLENN CASE NO. GP015852 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of MARCIA A. HISCOTT AKA MARCIA ANN HISCOTT AKA MARCIA HISCOTT AKA MARCIA GLENN. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LINDA YEZERSKI in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that LINDA YEZERSKI be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s WILL and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The WILL and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act with limited authority. (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: 04/15/11 at 8:30AM in Dept. A located at 300 E. WALNUT ST., PASADENA, CA 91101 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. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a 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 noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner STEPHEN P. BEZAIRE, ESQ. - SBN 100307 LAW OFFICE OF STEPHEN P. BEZAIRE 2700 E FOOTHILL BLVD #306 PASADENA CA 91107 3/21, 3/24, 3/28/11 CNS-2063721# TEMPLE CITY TRIBUNE NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF ROSA CHEN aka YUEH HSIA CHEN aka YUEH-HSIA CHEN Case No. BP127611 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of ROSA CHEN aka YUEH HSIA CHEN aka YUEH-HSIA CHEN A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Henry Cho-Chang Chen, YungShun Chen and Marian Mei-Hui Chen in the Superior Court of California, Coun-ty of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Henry Cho-Chang Chen, Yung-Shun Chen and Marian Mei-Hui Chen be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administra-tion of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representa-tive to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important ac-tions, however, the personal repre-sentative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or con-sented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on April 21, 2011 at 8:30 AM in Dept. No. 5 located at 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. IF YOU OBJECT to the grant-ing of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the de-ceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative ap-pointed by the court within four months from the date of first is-suance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hear-ing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: CATHERINE KEN, ESQ. SBN 186470 LAW OFFICES OF CATHERINE KEN 805 W DUARTE RD STE 104 ARCADIA CA 91007 CN852439 3/24, 3/31, 4/7

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: ANA MARIE MCDONOUGH CASE NO. BP127613 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of ANA MARIE MCDONOUGH. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LOS ANGELES COUNTY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that LOS ANGELES COUNTY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s WILL and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The WILL and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act with limited authority. (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: 04/15/11 at 8:30AM in Dept. 9 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. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a 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 noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner ANDREA SHERIDAN ORDIN, COUNTY COUNSEL SYNA N. DENNIS, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL 350 S FIGUEROA ST #602 LOS ANGELES CA 90071 3/24, 3/28, 3/31/11 CNS-2067915# ARCADIA WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 745456CA Loan No. 0024437253 Title Order No. 100743084-CA-MAI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04-25-2007. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 04-14-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05-01-2007, Book , Page , Instrument 20071046629 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: JORGE ROBERT FREEMAN, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY., as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, BNC MORTGAGE, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS., as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 25, OF TRACT NO. 34631, IN THE CITY OF MONROVIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 920, PAGE(S) 13 AND 14 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $450,725.44(estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1044 ROYAL OAKS DR # E MONROVIA, CA 91016 APN Number: 8530-024-079 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code

2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 03-232011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee ZELMA THORPES ZELMA THORPES, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800892-6902 For Sales Information: CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www. priorityposting.com ASAP# 3947288 03/24/2011, 03/28/2011, 04/04/2011 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE (Secs. 6101-6111 U.C.C.) Escrow No. NCS-480279-SA1 NOTICE is hereby given to the creditors of CANTWELL MEDICAL PHARMACY INC, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION AND RICHARD IZUMI AND ARIC HONDA (“Seller”), whose business address is 2332 PASEO DE CIMA, GLENDALE, CA 91206, that a bulk sale is about to be made to WALGREEN CO, AN ILLINOIS CORPORATION, (“Buyer”), whose business address is 104 WILMONT, MS#1425, DEERFIELD, IL 60015 The property to be transferred is located at: 931 BUENA VISTA ST #104, DUARTE, CA 91010, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA. Said property is described as: SOME OR ALL OF THE PHARMACY’S STOCK OF PRESCRIPTION PHARMACEUTICAL INVENTORY AND PRESCRIPTION FILES LOCATED ON PREMISES, ANY AND ALL PRESCRIPTIONS, PRESCRIPTION FILES AND RECORDS, CUSTOMER LISTS AND PATIENT PROFILES, INCLUDING AND FILES OR RECORDS MAINTAINED ELECTRONICALLY AND ANY RECORDS ADDED BETWEEN THE DATE OF THE AGREEMENT AND THE TRANSFER DATE TO CANTWELL MEDICAL PHARMACY AND GOODWILL OF SAME, ANY AND ALL BOOKS, RECORDS AND OTHER ASSETS of that certain PHARMACY business known as CANTWELL MEDICAL PHARMACY located at: 931 BUENA VISTA ST #104, DUARTE, CA 9101 The bulk sale is will be consummated on or after APRIL 12, 2011, at: FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, pursuant to Division 6 of the California Code. This bulk sale is subject to Section 6106.2 of the California Commercial Code. ALL CLAIMS TO BE SENT C/O: FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY NATIONAL COMMERCIAL SERVICES, NCS-480279-SA1, 5 FIRST AMERICAN WAY, SANTA ANA, CA 92707, ATTN: DAISY HOWELL. The last day for filing claims shall be APRIL 11, 2011. So far as known to Buyer, all business names and addresses used by Seller for the three years last past, if different from the above, are: N/A WALGREEN CO, Buyer/Transferee PCTS LA158348 ARCADIA WEEKLY 3/24/11 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE AND OF INTENTION TO TRANSFER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE(S) (UCC Sec. 6101 et seq. and B & P Sec. 24074 et seq.) Escrow No. 003613 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a bulk sale of assets and a transfer of alcoholic beverage license(s) is about to be made. The names and address of the Seller/Licensee are: CNS TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC, 6534 MADELINE COVE DR, RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA 90275 The business is known as: KIKU SUSHI RESTAURANT The names and address of the Buyer/Transferee are: IN HYUNG OH AND NAN KOO YOON, 762 LINCOLN AVE, WALNUT, CA 91789 As listed by the seller/licensee, all other business names and addresses used by the sellers/ licensee within three years before the date such list was sent or delivered to the Buyer/ Transferee are: NONE The assets to be sold are described in general as: FURNITURE, FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT, GOODWILL, TRADENAME, LEASE, LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENT, COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE, INVENTORY OF STOCK IN TRADE and are located at: 670 W. HUNTINGTON DR, STE 5G, MONROVIA, CA 91016 The kind of license to be transferred is: Type: ON-SALE BEER AND WINE - EATING PLACE, License Number: 41-436068 now issued for the premises located at: 70 W. HUNTINGTON DR, STE 5G, MONROVIA, CA 91016 The anticipated date of the sale/transfer is APRIL 20, 2011 at the office of: VISION ESCROW, INC, 3550 WILSHIRE BLVD, STE #1132, LOS ANGELES, CA 90010 The amount of the purchase price or consideration in connection with the transfer of the license and business, including estimated inventory, is the sum of $182,000.00, which consists of the following: DESCRIPTION, AMOUNT: CHECKS DEPOSITED INTO ESCROW BY BUYER $5,000.00; DEMAND NOTE TO BE PLACED BY BUYER IN CASHIER’S CHECK $177,000.00 It has been agreed between the Seller/Licensee and the intended Buyer/Transferee, as required by Sec. 24073 of the Business and Professions code, that the consideration for transfer of the business and license is to be paid only after the transfer has been approved by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Dated: MARCH 16, 2011 CNS TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC, Seller(s)/ Licensee(s) IN HYUNG OH AND NAN KOO YOON, Buyer(s)/ Applicant(s) PCTS LA158363 MONROVIA WEEKLY 3/24/11

CITY OF ARCADIA PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE CITY OF ARCADIA ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFITS TO CITY HALL

March 18, 2011

As part of the Federal government’s economic stimulus program, Congress approved the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 which appropriated $2.7 billion to the U.S. Department of Energy for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. On August 28, 2009, the Department of Energy approved the City of Arcadia’s EECBG application and awarded the City $534,700 for energy efficiency retrofits to the City of Arcadia City Hall. The City of Arcadia plans to upgrade the windows throughout City Hall and upgrade the HVAC in the upper City Hall building. Currently the City of Arcadia is in the section 106 process. The City has completed a historic resource evaluation of Arcadia City Hall to ensure that the energy efficiency retrofits do not affect historic properties. The historic resource evaluation is now pending approval from the State Office of Historic Preservation. The historic evaluation can be requested for review by completing a public request in the City Clerk’s Office. The City of Arcadia would like to invite you to submit comments in anticipation of the energy efficiency retrofits to the City of Arcadia City Hall. Written comments can be provided to the following address by March 31, 2011: City of Arcadia Public Works Services Department Attn: Carmen Trujillo 11800 Goldring Rd. P.O. Box 60021 Arcadia, CA 91006-6021 If you have questions regarding this request or about the City of Arcadia’s Energy Efficiency Upgrades to City Hall, please contact Carmen Trujillo, Management Aide at (626) 256-6551. Thank you for your assistance in this process.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arcadia City Council Chambers, 240 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, the Arcadia City Council will conduct a public hearing and consider the adoption of an ordinance amending Section 5600 of Chapter 6, Part 3, Article 5 of the Arcadia Municipal Code and adopting by reference the Los Angeles County Health Code. Adoption of this Ordinance will establish a certification, letter grading, scoring and posting program for mobile food facilities. A copy of the Los Angeles County Code and the Arcadia Municipal Code are available in the Arcadia City Clerk’s Office and are open to public inspection. At said time and place, an opportunity to be heard will be afforded to all those interested and the public in general to be heard. All persons are hereby advised that should any person desire to legally challenge any action taken by the City Council with respect to the above matter and this public hearing, such person may be limited to raising only those issues and objections raised by such person or other persons at or prior to the time of the public hearing. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a City meeting, contact the City Clerk’s office at (626) 574-5455 at least three (3) working days before the meeting or time when such special services are needed. This notification will help City staff in making reasonable arrangements to provide you with access to the meeting. For further information regarding this public hearing item, please contact Linda Garcia, Communications, Marketing and Special Projects Manager at (626) 574-5433 during normal business hours, which are Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and on alternate Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All persons are invited to appear and provide testimony at the public hearing. In addition, all persons are invited to provide written and other evidence at or prior to the public hearing. You may view the City Council agenda and the documents on the City’s website at www.ci.arcadia.ca.us starting April 1, 2011. Lisa Mussenden Chief Deputy City Clerk/ Records Manager Published: March 10 & 24, 2011

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-Photo by Terry Miller Joe Garcia is also upset by Tom Adams’ email. without compensation. He explained that in order to transfer funds in this manner, a direct benefit to the citizens must be shown to make the act legal. ”It would be exceedingly difficult to prove,” Ochoa said. As an example he used the 1/8 mile section of the Chantry Flats Road which runs through Monrovia and which other public entities wanted Monrovia to repair. Ochoa noted that this would not be a direct benefit to the citizens of Monrovia and therefore the city had applied for and received federal funds for this project. In regard to the council stewardship of the city’s funds, Council Member Charles Shaw said “I think we do a really good job looking out for your money.” He said he felt the members of the council watched out for the interest of the citizens and their tax dollars. When Public Comments were made Dollmakers owner Pam Fitzpatrick was quick to praise all the members of the council for

all the work they had done on the project to bring it so far. She also said she was “surprised and saddened” at Adams’ “rambling letter.” She said “Sometimes what happens in Vegas, should stay in Vegas” and that she wished Adams had thought before he pressed the send button. (She was referring to the fact that Adams is currently in Las Vegas at a business conference.) Another Gwendolyn Jones, a Monrovia resident questioned the sale of the property in general and raised several questions about budgetary matters. Later in the meeting the mayor explained that all the issues she had raised about part time employees and moving to contract for city services such as public works, police and fire, would all be discussed at upcoming budget study sessions. She urged Jones to attend these sessions and assured her that the city staff was already looking into these issues. The final public speaker was a Pasadena attorney,

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Robert Silverstein, who represents the owners of a property he described as “adjacent” to the proposed maintenance yard. He said that he had not received adequate notice of the contents of the reports made available to the council on the issue of the sale of the yard having received them less than 24 hours before the scheduled beginning of the meeting. He also indicated that he believed the sale of the property to the GLCA would necessitate eminent domain proceeding against his client, not by the city but by the GLCA. He gave the city a stack of documents which he said were 10” high which laid out his claims as to why the city could not sell the property in question to the GLCA. Silverstein also said that the sale of the property would violate a settlement agreement the city had made with his client in 2004 and that to that end he had filed a law suit that day, March 22, against the city. Silverstein said that his clients were suing the city for “anticipatory breach of contract”. Further details of that lawsuit will be made available when this paper is able to obtain them. City Clerk Alice Atkins said that the city had been served with that law suit late on Wednesday, March 23. The special joint meeting was adjourned with no action being taken, and the entire matter was continued to the next regular city council meeting on April 5.

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