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Former Annual Pasadena Marathon Gets Another Arcadia Teen Temple City Dose of Rain, Racers Unfazed Apologetic Mayor Judy in April Wong Crosswalk Released Fatality from Prison The 19-year-old Arcadia teenager who is

The 3rd annual Pasadena Marathon was a huge success for organizers despite the early morning rains. Thousands of cyclists, runners, marathoners and children enjoyed activities from 5 k to the 26 miles around Pasadeba Sunday morning – Photos by Terry Miller Judy Wong is now free after serving a prsion sentence for her part in the Piazza scandal – Photo by Terry Miller

The embattled Wong was released last week after serving half of her original sentence. Wong resigned from Council in March 2010, pleaded no contest last May to felony charges that she asked for and received bribes from developer Randy Wang and subsequently lied about it. She

According to Pasadena Marathon’s website “Race Day was the object of Mother Nature’s mischief; chilly rain in the early a.m. gave way to clouds and bursts of sunshine as the day progressed.” It was the third year and Mother Nature seemed to be playing its annual joke on the marathon organizers and participants. Approximately 8,000 runners, walkers and cyclists took part in the 3rd

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State Assembly Passes Portantino’s Open Carry Ban Bill (AB 144) Now goes to Senate Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s (D-La Cañada Flintridge) legislation making it illegal to carry an unloaded gun in public was overwhelmingly approved today in the State Assembly adding to a growing chorus of public officials and law enforcement groups calling for a ban on guns in public. “I am very pleased that my fellow legislators agree this is a sensible gun ban that should be law in Cali-

fornia,” stated Portantino. “I’ve worked closely with law enforcement personnel who are concerned that the open display of firearms in crowded public places creates some very real public safety issues. As I’ve said all along, our families deserve to feel safe in our parks and coffeshops; after all, you don’t need a gun to order a cup of coffee.” AB 144 makes it a

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charged with felony vehicular manslaughter in the death of 16-year-old Arcadia High student Alice Zhang expressed his regrets about the incident in his statement to Arcadia police. Detective Mike Hale, who was the lead investigator on the Major Accident Team for Arcadia Police Dept. has concluded that the windshield was excessively dirty, and was a contributing factor when he handed the case to the District Attorney Bowen Du was driving his father’s 1997 Lexus sedan April 10, when the car struck and killed Alice Zhang, who was crossing in the crosswalk with friend in the 600 block of West Duarte Road. Evan P. Freed, Du’s attorney, said he plans on pleading not guilty to the District Attorney’s charges but needs time to have his own team reconstruct the accident and proceed from there.

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Santa Anita Announces Monrovian Makes Music Inaugural Autumn Meet, More Accessible to Area Racing Returns Late Residents September BY SUSAN MOTANDER

Monrovian Michael Cusick, like most residents was thrilled when the new library opened. He, however, saw a real deficiency: there was almost no material in relation to music education at the library. However, he found a solution. Cusick, a local businessman, had originally planned a career in music. He trained at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston

with a major in percussion focusing on drums (yes, a true drum major). When his alma mater requested grant proposals for music education related projects, Cusick saw a possible solution to the library’s deficit. The grant proposal now has approval and funding. It points to the need for local music education research

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Santa Anita officials announced on May 13th that live racing will in late September with the inaugural Santa Anita Autumn Meet. Pending California Horse Racing Board approval, the meet will run over a sixweek period and conclude on Nov. 6. “We’re very excited to be able to let our fans, employees and horsemen know that live Thoroughbred racing will return to Santa Anita

this autumn,” said Santa Anita President George Haines. “Our Inaugural Autumn Meet will provide the kind of world class racing and economic opportunity that our sport and community have come to expect at Santa Anita.” Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet will also provide horsemen with a total of six Breeders’ Cup Challenge

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Despite Major Budget Cutbacks, PUSD Congressman David Dreier Plans Additions and Renovations Honors Local Youth Volunteers BY MICHELLE R. BROWN Pasadena Unified School district and Sierra Madre City Council held a joint meeting on May 17, outlining future plans for construction and discussing the major budgetary issues the schools will be facing in the next few years. “We have some huge challenges in public education,” said Vice President of the PUSD Board of Education Ed Honowitz on the budgetary issues. Honowitz also praised the involvement of Sierra Madre and Pasadena parents in their children’s education, and the great staff members working to deal with the budget and construction issues. PUSD Chief of Finance John Pappalardo gave a presentation about the state budget issues affecting the community schools. California’s spending per student is approximately $2,590 less than the national average, a number which falls both in the bottom five out of all states, but the worst spending per student that California has ever seen. These numbers threaten to grow worse and worse. If the state decides on an “All Cuts” budget, the schools will face cuts of $13 million for the 2011-2012 school year, and additional cuts of $8 million for the 2012-2013 school year. These

cuts would mean closing two schools, Burbank and Loma Alta, eliminating programs in music and arts, laying off all librarians, many custodial staff, and one of the security offers. Next year’s budget, according to Pappalardo, is “anybody’s guess right now, we just don’t have any info from the state … for a state with the eighth largest economy, I would say that’s pretty sad.” Board of Education Member Tom Selinske noted that the priority is to keep cuts away from classrooms, but we are reaching a point where that is no longer possible. Despite these significant cutbacks, PUSD is able to pursue a major project to put additions on Sierra Madre school campuses including Sierra Madre Lower Campus and Sierra Madre Upper Campus Middle School. The project in total will cost upward of $29 million, and they are currently working with bond funds, which means that the funds dedicated to this construction project could not be used to offset budgetary losses. The bonds were voted for in November 2008 as part of Measure TT, a $350 million bond initiative to repair and upgrade PUSD’s

campuses. Chief of Facilities Directior David Azcarraga made clear that the project was not a modernization of old facilities, but a series of additions to the campuses. The project is currently awaiting approval from the Division of the State Architect, and has been stuck there for over 282 days. Azcarraga gave a projected finish date of July 8 for that part of the approval process. The entire construction project should take around 4 years, and PUSD hopes to begin construction following Board approval this August. Other community concerns were the construction traffic, parking issues while renovations take place, construction noises, and fears that the sports facilities would be used by non-students on the weekend. Azcarraga and architect Wade Frazier addressed these concerns, by changing the design to enclosed basketball courts that could only be used during school areas, changing the times of deliveries to afternoons rather than early morning or drop off/pick up times, and updated renderings explaining traffic flow and available parking. The renderings and more information will soon be available at www.pusd.us and www.measurett.org.

PROJECT ONE: One Camera, One Year, One City – Monrovia 52 Photographers will Photograph Monrovia During the 125th Anniversary of the City “has had the great pleasure of having his business in city of Monrovia since 1998, met many great people and companies and enjoyed every single day working here.” Keshishi has come up with a unique way of honoring the city in which he does business. Rick Keshishi has introduced a unique “Project One” which is a B&W film photography project for a 52 week period dedicated exclusively to capturing the essence of the city of Monrovia. Keshishi “has had the great pleasure of having his business in city of Monrovia since 1998, met many great people and companies and enjoyed every single day working here.” Keshishi has

come up with a unique way of honoring the city in which he does business. The objective is to have 52 Photographers, taking pictures of/in the city of Monrovia and life in the city. Photoworks will supply a vintage manual focus Canon A1 Film Camera with a 50mm Lens, loaded with Kodak CN-400 B&W Film. Each photographer will have temporary possession of the camera for seven days, at the end of which the camera will be returned for processing to Photoworks By Rick. The film will be processed, printed and returned to the photographer. Each photographer will then choose one favorite photograph to be enlarged to an 8x12 picture, which

will be framed with a beautiful matted 16x20 black frame. At the end of 52 weeks there will be a gallery reception. Keshishi will invite city officials and VIPs to the show which will proudly display all the framed images. The details about the gallery reception and the duration of which the photographs to be displayed will be made available at a later date. Each photographer will eventually get to keep his/her framed photograph in addition to smaller 4x6 prints and negatives. Photoworks By Rick will also layout and print a hardcover book available at

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Congressman David Dreier (R-San Dimas, CA) honored the efforts of young volunteers at his 2011 Youth Volunteer Award (YVA) Program. Fifty-six high school students from throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire participated in this year’s program.

see the beauty and importance of home, and by giving of yourself you gain so much more. Among the many tasks she performs for Habitat for Humanity, is donation outreach, land cleanup, family selection orientation, and facilitating numerous meetings and committees. Another

Michael is also a proud recent graduate on the Los Angeles Sheriffs Explorer Program. His volunteer plans this year include staffing for the Red Cross Leadership Summer. Dylan Bechtle is from La Crescenta and attends Crescenta Valley High School. His volunteer pursuits include his work as tutor for the Academy of Science and Medicine, assisting students of biology and chemistry. Yasmine Ibrahim is from Sierra Madre and attends Alverno High School. She is a member of her schools’ Christian Service Club through which she has benefited Soldier’s Angels Organization, the Kid Space Pumpkin Festival, and victims of Japan’s recent earthquake. Kaitlyn Jeong is from Arcadia and attends Arcadia High School. She volunteers as the Cornerstone Education Center, which is a nonprofit organization that works to provide services to students with special needs. Aliza Mariano s from Los Angeles and attends Alverno High School in Sierra Madre. She is a member of her parishes’ Youth Group, she takes part in many service projects within the community such as Hope Dinner, which prepares weekly meals for the homeless and less fortunate. Kevin Matthew O’Toole is from La Cañada and attends St. Francis High School. His main focus as a volunteer includes the Errands and Escort Department. Marika StanfordMoore is from South Pasadena and attends South Pasadena High School. She volunteers at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Sidney Zhang is from Arcadia and attends Arcadia High School. Last summer, his volunteer group Simply Savant hosted the educational Camp Savant, the free summer program that teaches English, math, biology and chemistry to members of the Boys and Girls Club.

Dreier began the annual award program in 1986 to honor area high school students for their volunteer community service. In addition to the winner and runners-up, each of the program’s participants were recognized for their service to the community. “In these difficult economic times, volunteers have a greater impact. The fact that so many young people are making time to assist people within their communities is inspiring. Meeting them and hearing their stories was informative as well,” Dreier said. “Through their hard work and dedication, these students provide an excellent example of what it means to give back and bring attention to causes that need help in our community. I congratulate them on their efforts.” Dreier began the annual award program in 1986 to honor area high school students for their volunteer community service. To participate in the YVA Program, students were required to submit an application, write an essay on volunteerism, and provide a letter of recommendation. They were then interviewed by a board of community leaders about their volunteer activities. A full list of the winners, runners up and participants is below. For more information on the YVA Program or its participants, please contact Congressman Dreier’s San Dimas office. Dragged there to help her sister out, but by the time they drove home, she knew she wanted to continue this mission of mercy. Habitat allowed her to

of her passions is working with the kids at Lowell A. Haynes Boys Home where she leads them in activities ranging from origami project leader to baking cookies, to running arts and crafts sessions. The 2011 YVA Program 2nd Runner Up is Isaac Kuo from San Gabriel. He attends Maranatha High School in Pasadena. He serves as National Chapter Vice President of Simply Savant and as project manager for Savant’s Build a Library Project. In that role, he has helped write, edit and proofread all three curriculums for Camp Savant. In total, he is dedicated over 1000 hours to Camp Savant in just the past year. He was also involved in the 24 hour American Cancer Society event that helped raise awareness and money for cancer research. Isaac is also active in his church’s youth group and has devoted his own time to providing area homeless with food and water. Michael Choi from La Cañada Flintridge is also a 3rd Runner Up for the 2011 YVA Program. He attends La Cañada High School. In his freshman year he joined Friends of Veterans of the Korean War Association for which he helped raise donations. He serves as the leader of the youth department for the organization. He is also a member of the Red Cross Club, through which he has led his peers in a multitude of activities ranging from Relay for Life, Heal the Bay, and AIDS Walk.


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BY DOROTHY DENNE A Mexican acquaintance announced that he was going to TJ on Monday. I wondered to myself why someone his age would want to be a Deejay. He asked if he could bring me anything. I realized there had been a mix-up between his lips and my ears. I have entered the world of less-than-perfect auditory acuity. I have no trouble hearing sounds but I do notice a lot of people mumbling lately. They just don’t pronounce the words clearly anymore.

Reminds me of my old friend Pansy. She is probably looking down on me from her cloud, her halo slightly askew, and smiling knowingly. In the middle years of my marriage, my husband and I along with his parents, began to share holiday dinners with Pansy of eighty years plus, her over-sixty daughter and occasionally a senior cousin. None of them heard too well. Cousin said Grace. Daughter raised her head and said, “Well, I don’t see her lips movin’ so I guess she’s finished. Let’s eat.” It was but a harbinger of the classic that was yet to come. We chatted through dinner. I smiled a bit at

the realization that the conversations sometimes were more situations of talking at one another rather than with one another. A word mis-heard or missed altogether sometimes changed the whole point. Pansy, with her Arkansas accent, said, “Dawthy, would you pass me the gravy? My potatoes are cold.” Mother-in-law asked, “Oh Pansy, you’re cold?” Daughter chastised, “Momma, I told you to put a sweater on.” My fatherin-law said, “Well, I’m hotter than Hell but if you’re all cold, I’ll turn the heat up.” I lost it. I went from a smile to laughing out loud. I passed Pansy the gravy. I still had auditory acuity.

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The Pasadena Community Orchestra will feature Young Artist Competition winner Caitlin Kelley at their upcoming concert this Friday, May 20. Kelley, who has won numerous competitions and soloed with both local and regional orchestras, will be performing Bruch’s Concerto #1 For Violin in G Minor, Op. 26. Kelley will be playing on a Raphael & Antonio Gagliano violin on loan from the Mandell Collection of Southern California. She is a graduate of Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. The orchestra will also play Weber’s Overture to Der Freischutz, de Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat, Suite 2 and Holst’s Jupiter from The Planets. PCO recently received notice that they are winners of a grant from the Pasadena Community Foundation. There will be a Local Heroes Breakfast and Celebration on Tuesday, June 7th, to honor PCO and approximately 45 other non-profit organizations in the San Gabriel Valley for their exceptional work in the community. The Orchestra was founded in 1983, and current-

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New Metro Bus Schedules June 26

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The Mount Wilson Trail Race May 28 Three La Salle Students Receive Prestigious Gold Key Awards for Art

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The Mount Wilson Trail Race is the second oldest trail race in the country; first held in 1908 when runners raced to Mount Wilson, rested 1/2 hour, then raced back down. The race was held sporadically from the first year until the late 1940’s and early 1950’s, when it was abandoned completely. In autumn of 1965 it was revived and has grown over the years to its present format. Organized by a volunteer committee and

sponsored by the City of Sierra Madre, the current race is 8.6 miles in length. The exact course has changed by erosion, fires and earthquakes. For this reason no official record is recognized. Since the revival in the 1960s, today’s course is considered the most difficult. The 8.6 mile race starts on pavement, uphill, to a dirt path no more than three feet wide. It features an elevation gain of over 2,100 feet; approximately

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4.3 miles to the turnaround point at Orchard Camp. Most of the race takes place on the Mount Wilson Trail, where some sections have vertical drop-offs of several hundred feet. Boy and Cub Scout Troops provide water at two locations: the 2.3 mile marker (at First Water) and the turnaround point. Due to the steep, narrow features of the trail, the race is limited to a maximum of 300 runners.

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La Salle High School students, Alec Shumate, Andrew Linaac, and Stephanie Delazeri are among the 94 students from Los Angeles County to receive the regional Gold Key Award in Scholastic’s Alliance for Young Artists & Writers competition, the most prestigious recognition and scholarship program for teenage artists and writers in the United States. Out of the 185,000 works submitted to the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers for review by professionals in the visual and literary arts, the work of La Salle’s students ranked among the 12,000 works to be honored with a Regional Gold Key award. The region includes students from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai’i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah,

Washington and Wyoming. Senior Alec Shumate won a Gold Key for his digital art work, a computerized drawing of a circa-1950s soldier smoking a cigarette. The piece utilized both drawing and digitalization. The 17-year-old also won a Silver Key award and three honorable mention awards for his other digital art submissions. Junior Andrew Linaac received a Gold Key for his drawing of “Suicide Bridge,” which is the Colorado Boulevard Bridge over the Arroyo Seco. Linaac, 16, said he drew the bridge based on a photograph taken by fellow-classmate Hannah Volckmann. He also viewed the bridge and looked deeply into its history, as the “jumping off” point for those who

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lost everything in the Great Depression. Sophomore Stephanie Delazeri received a Gold Key award for her short,

hand-drawn animation film about different birds arriving at a bird convention, where a worm mistakenly arrives and gets eaten. “It was my first film so it was pretty simple,” she said. “I was very surprised

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by winning this award. It has given me an even greater motivation to continue drawing and animating, which are my passions in life.” Four other La Salle students – Leanne Bishara, Aurora Doreza, Cheyenne Gallegos and Carolyn Hauk – also received Silver Key awards for their submissions. “Leanne’s award was particularly special since it was for a complete photography portfolio which is a very competitive and difficult category,” said Ellen Slatkin, La Salle’s art and photography teacher.

Fusion Academy & Learning Center Pasadena Hosts Screening of Acclaimed Documentary Examining Student Pressures Fusion Academy & Learning Center Pasadena, a new, alternative private school for students in grades 6-12, is hosting a screening of Race to Nowhere, a hard-hitting documentary that exposes the silent epidemic in schools across the country: cheating has become commonplace; students are disengaged; stress-related illness and depression are rampant; and many young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired. The screening is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Laemmle Playhouse 7 (673 E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena). A panel discus-

sion on the film featuring a number of notable local experts in education and healthcare – including Joel Shapiro, South Pasadena Unified Superintendent, Dr. Melissa Johnson, founder of the Institute for Girls’ Development , and Shari Sinwelski, director of program development for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center – will take place immediately after the showing. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people in all types of communities who have been pushed to the brink, Race to Nowhere captures educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills

they need, and parents who are trying to do what’s best for their kids. The criticallyacclaimed movie was made by a concerned mother turned filmmaker who aimed her camera at the high-stakes, high-pressure culture that has invaded our schools and our children’s lives, creating unhealthy, disengaged, unprepared and stressed-out youth. Race to Nowhere is a call to action to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens. Tickets to the screening are $10 each and can be purchased at www.rtnfusionpasadena. eventbrite.com


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2nd Annual San Gabriel Health & Wellness Fair May 26 May is “Senior Health and Fitness Month” and to celebrate the Parks and Recreation Department along with Vista Cove of San Gabriel will host the 2nd annual Health & Wellness Fair Thursday, May 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Tent Area of

the Adult Recreation Center 324 S. Mission Drive. Participants can gather free information on health and wellness services available throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Services available on the day of the event will include blood pressure checks, glucose testing and

spinal screening. A complimentary lunch sponsored by Inland Empire Stages will be provided to all registered senior participants. All participants will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win door prizes supplied by the Health & Wellness providers.

For more information on this event or to RSVP for the Fair and reserve a lunch, contact Theresa Johnson, Recreation Coordinator at the San Gabriel Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 308-2875 or tjohnson@sgch.org.

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High School Band Raising Funds with a Tri Tip BBQ BY SUSAN MOTANDER The Monrovia High School Band is desperately trying to raise funds for their trip to the New York Wind Band Festival next February in New York City. The Music director, Daniel J. Magallanes points out that the way to Carnegie Hall (where the festival will be held) is not just practice, practice, practice as the old joke goes, but also fund raise, fund raise, fun raise. To that end, the boost-

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a raffle ticket. There will also be Hot Dog or Veggie Burger lunches available for just $5. This ticket price will include two game tickets for some of the family fun activities available. Additional raffle and game tickets will also be available. Among the planned activities are a bouncer (always a favorite with the younger set), a dunk tank, cookie decorating booth, cake walk and more.

If you can’t attend the fund raiser, you can still support the band as it works to raise the $100,000 it needs to send the entire band to the festival. Donations can be addressed to: Monrovia Wildcat Band Booster Club/Carnegie Hall Tour, PO Box 1122, Monrovia CA 91017. The band appreciates your support!

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recently when gun enthusiasts took the light rail train into Pasadena wearing their guns and rallying near Portantino’s office before heading to dinner. “Open Carry wastes law enforcement time and resources when they could be out catching bad guys. Instead, they are tied up dealing with frantic calls from the public about guntoting men and women on Main Street, California. As law enforcement officials tell me, it’s not safe and someone is going to get hurt,” concluded Portantino.

AB 144 is supported by the California Police Chiefs Association and PORAC representing rankand-file police officers. Law enforcement requested the ban after similar legislation was defeated at the end of the 2010 session. The Los Angeles City Council has voted to endorse AB 144 and is now considering a similar measure in the city of Los Angeles. AB 144 was approved on a vote of 45 to 29. It now moves to the Senate for approval.

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Lisa Barrios of Paint’N’Play prepares her cupcakes for judging.

Last Saturday afternoon over 240 brightlycolored, perfectly round mounds were neatly displayed on the tables of Paint ‘N Play in Old Town Monrovia. Although store owner, Lisa Barrios, is accustomed to colorful tables, the color she sees is usually from paint splotches. Saturday’s table decorations were the dozens of cupcake entries waiting to be judged by Peter Dills and his assistant judges Nita Millstein (Peach Café) and Richard Rea (Candy Connection) at Old Town’s first ever Cupcake Judging Contest held as one of many events at Monrovia’s 125th Birthday Celebration.

Old Town baking contests traditionally draw 12-15 separate entries, so organizers of the contest were more than surprised at the final total of 39 entries. Perhaps more surprising was the creativity involved in the creations. These days a cupcake is obviously not just a cupcake, as evidenced by the “Root ‘Bear’ Floats” (Smith Family) and the Samson the Hot Tub Bear scene made up of green (grass) cupcakes, blue-frosted mounds (the tub) with Samson himself on top, or in the hot tub, of course! Judge Peter Dills and assistant tasters announced the 4 winners of the event.

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Mary Harley’s “Pina Colada” creation won Judges Choice; AnMarie Mendoza aced the Best Filled spot with her “Chocolate ‘Myrtle’Turtle”; Lisa Huey won Best Unfilled with her delicious “S’Mores” and the Overall Winner was Renee Escoto with her entry “When the Carnival Comes to Town”. Winners were presented with Monrovia goody bags filled with gifts from the Old Town Merchants. They will also receive award plaques at a meeting of the Monrovia City Council. For information on upcoming Old Town events, click on www.OldTownMonroviaCA.com.


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Local Photographer Brings Back Black and White Film to Capture Monrovia Life Continued from page 2 is posted in Photoworks by Rick’s Facebook page, photoworksByrick.com or photographers can stop by and pick up one at 109 W. Foothill Blvd. near the corner of Myrtle Avenue. The program kick off day will be Tuesday May 31st. Please note that space is limited and is available on a first come first served basis. Photoworks By Rick is located at 109 W. Foothill Blvd., Monrovia. For further information please call (626) 303 - 5555. Want to shoot someone? Now’s your chance….Photoworks by Rick in Monrovia is sponsoring a City wide photo project that we love – exclusively Monrovia – Photo by Terry Miller

the reception with selected pictures, a headshot of the photographer and brief biography about the photograph and the photographer who made the image. “Beacon Media’s Monrovia Weekly has been a proud supporter of Photo-

works by Rick for over a decade now and I believe this is one of the most exciting photographic projects for the City of Monrovia. We’re proud to help Rick get the word out and get this project rolling,” said Photo Editor Terry Miller.

Interested photographers must submit a registration form along with a $75.00 registration fee plus CA sales tax. (To cover to cost of film, Processing, prints & enlargement, frame, Matt, framing, book layout & reception.) The registration form

Teen Apologetic in April Crosswalk Fatality Continued from page 1 Du was released on his own recognizance. Du said he wasn’t initially aware of what happened when he struck the girls at 6:45 p.m. “Because the sun is really shining, so I was not sure about what I hit,” Du wrote in a statement to police. “I stopped my car after 5 seconds. I walked out of my car and saw two girls

lying on the ground.” Arcadia High School students spoke to the City Council earlier this month to consider making changes to the crosswalk. These changes are still under consideration, and the students hope to add them to Council agenda in the near future.

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Sierra Madre’s annual 4th of July parade will be held on Monday, July 4, at 10 a.m. The parade route will begin on Sierra Madre Blvd, from Sunnyside to Rancho. There is a $15 fee for all local non-profit entries and a $25 processing fee for all business entries. There is no charge for individuals wishing to enter the parade; however, an application must be submitted. It is the 4th of July Committee’s hope to make the parade more green and earth-friendly! All participants are encouraged to come up with creative ideas to support this

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ArtNight Pasadena will be held Friday, May 20, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and feature prominent Pasadena arts and cultural institutions. There will be arts, music, entertainment and more. Approximately 14,000 people attended last year’s ArtNight. The event is free and open to the public, and will be located throughout and adjacent to Oldtown Pasadena. There will be free shuttles, and ARTS bus and a bicycle tour. For more info visit www.artnightpasadena.org WEEKLY EVENTS Temple City Business Resource Outreach

Temple City Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Resource Outreach on Friday, May 20, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, located at 9050 Las Tunas Drive. Lunch will be provided. For more info visit www.templecitychamber. org

A History of Pharmacy in Arcadia

Stuart Henderson, former owner and pharmacist of King Pharmacy in Arcadia will be speaking Thursday, April 19 at noon. He will speak at the Brown Bag Lunch Talk at the Arcadia Historical Museum. Bring lunch and dress for outdoors. The Arcadia Museum is located at 380 W. Huntington Drive, and the talk will be held on the Museum patio.

PCO May Concert

Pasadena Community Orchestra will have their May concert this Friday, May 20 at 8 p.m. The concert will feature Young Artist Competition Winner Caitlin Kelley. It will be held at First Church of 11:15 11:15AM AM the Nazarene, located at 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena. Admission is free, and 11:15 AMAM you can find out more info by 11:15 AM 11:15 11:15 AM calling (626)-445-6708 or visitRev. Paul S. Beck • Senior Pastor ing www.pcomusic.org.

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As part of the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles’ monthly Art Beats workshops, Temple City’s Oak Avenue Intermediate School will host “Giving Bach,” a program combining arts and music on Saturday,

May 21 from 10a.m. to noon. 65 members of the school’s advanced Orchestra and students in the Advanced Art Class will host 20 students with Down syndrome and their families. The title of the workshop is “Make Your Own Music” and students will make instruments and then perform together. For more info, visit www.dsala.org.

Rummage Sale

First United Methodist Church of Temple City will hold a Giant Rummage Sale Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be clothes, furniture, dishes, jewelry, electrical games and more. The church is located at 5957 N. Golden West Ave., Temple City.

Youth At Work Job & Resource Fair

This job fair brings organizations and employers together, and hopes to help find jobs for individuals who are low-income, new contributors, and at-risk youth. It is sponsored by the County of LA, City of Duarte, City of Monrovia, and more. It will be held on May 19 from noon – 4 p.m. at Pamela Park, located at 2236 Goodall Avenue, Duarte. For more info or to sign up as a vendor, call (626)-960-3964 x 2303. To RSVP e-mail Kimberly.Trejo@LAworks.org

8th Annual Monrovia Wildcat Band Booster Club Tri Tip BBQ

Monrovia High School’s Wildcat Band Booster Club will host a Tri-Tip Barbecue and Community Fun Day Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 101

E. Foothill Blvd., Monrovia. Admission is free, meal tickets may be purchased for $8 (adults) or $5 (children 10 and under). There will be a raffle 50/50 and prizes, game booths, snow cones, cotton candy, wildcat jail, live music, and games. For more info visit www.monroviamusic.org.

Author Talk

Best-selling author Laurie Viera Rigler will speak at the Sierra Madre Public Library on Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. Her presentation is entitled after her book, “Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict” and she will then be available to chat and sign books. Light refreshments will be served. The library is located at 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. For more info please call (626)355-7186.

Faeries’ Tea Party

The Arcadia Public Library will have a Faeries’ Tea Party Saturday, May 21, at 2:30 p.m. Dress in your finest faerie clothes (not required) for faerie stories, songs, craft, film, and faerie feast. The library is located at 20 W. Duarte Rd. For more info call (626)-8215566

ONGOING EVENTS Family Movie Fridays

The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighter’s Association will host Family Movie Fridays in Kersting Court starting at 7:45 p.m. The movies are as follows: May 6 – “Toy Story 3,” May 20 – “Despicable Me,” June 3 – “How to Train Your Dragon.” Guests are welcome to bring food drinks, blankets and chairs. Food and drink can also be purchased from local merchants. The mov-

ies are all free. For more info please call (626)-355-5278.

Writing Workshop

Monrovia Public Library will host a three part writing workshop with activist, community leader, and performance artist Traci Kato-Kiriyama. Participants will be encouraged to explore self, family and community through personal and public writing workshops. The workshops will take place Wednesdays; May 25, June 1, and June 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room. Reserve your space by calling 626-256-8274, stopping by the library, or visiting www.monroviapubliclibrary.org LOCAL GOVERNMENT

City Council Meetings Arcadia - First and third

Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, located at 240 W. Huntington Dr. Monrovia – First and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, located at 415 S. Ivy Avenue. Pasadena – Every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 100 N. Garfield Avenue. Sierra Madre – Second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Temple City – First and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers in the Civic Center, located at 5938 Kauffman Avenue.

If you would us to consider your event for the community calendar, please contact Michelle R. Brown at events@beaconmedianews.com.


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Arcadia Police Go High Tech to Search for Missing Children Arcadia Interim Police Chief Bob Guthrie has formalized an agreement with the A Child Is Missing Alert Program that has led to a high tech method now in place to search locally for missing children, missing elderly, and missing persons who may be mentally or physically challenged or disabled. Effective immediately, upon receipt of most missing person calls, the Arcadia Police Department will make a phone call to a toll-free number that rings in Fort Lauderdale, Florida — the national headquarters of the A Child Is Missing Alert Program, a nationwide nonprofit organization. The call, answered 24/7/365 by an Information and Mapping Technician, initiates a rapid process of information gathering and use of sophisticated mapping systems. A Child Is Missing then launches potentially thousands of calls within minutes with an alert message detailing the missing person’s description, last known whereabouts, and pertinent information. The alert calls go out to residence

and business phone numbers within a specified geographic area. The message will also include an Arcadia Police Department phone number for use by anyone with information relating to the missing person. To date, the efforts of A Child Is Missing have been credited with more than 850 safe assisted recoveries. This program is a free service to law enforcement. Arcadia Police Department officials will evaluate each potential activation of the A Child Is Missing Alert Program to ensure the application is appropriate to the case and to ensure the system is optimally used. Policies, procedures, and employee training will also guide the most efficient and effective use of this Alert Program. Phone numbers that are called by this program include listed numbers and mobile numbers available to ACIM in the selected area. Mobile numbers, unlisted numbers, broadband/voiceover IP numbers, or TDD/ TTY devices can be added to ensure they, too, are called in the event of an alert. To

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enter your cell phone, unlisted, broadband/voice-over IP or TDD/TTY device number visit www.achildismissing.org and click on “add your name” to enter your name, number, and address. This information will only be used for emergency message alerts. The City of Arcadia is home to many elderly residents, including a half-dozen specialized locations for retirement or assisted living. In addition to enhancing our abilities on missing children cases, the ACIM program also includes at risk elderly. In the last five years, Arcadia Police Officers have responded on about 400 calls for service related to missing persons, including both adult and children. The vast majority of these calls are resolved rather quickly, but it is our expectation that with the addition of the ACIM services, in combination with other departmental resources, our ability to resolve additional missing person cases in a timely and safe manner will increase.

Cal Phil Treasures, a fundraiser benefiting the San Gabriel Valley’s favorite orchestra, is taking place at point08, Old Pasadena’s jazz club, on Sunday May 22, 2011 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. The event, which happens to coincide with the late great Miles Davis’ birthday, will feature one of a kind items including art, wine and jewelry that will be available to attendees by silent auction and raffle. point08 is hosting the fundraiser along with acclaimed Old Pasadena Wine Bar and Restaurant redwhite+bluezz. To date, the Pasadena destinations have collectively raised more than five million dollars for non-profits including 5 Acres, Pasadena Mental Health, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena Education Network, Hathaway Sycamores, Planned Parenthood, D’Veal Family Services, Tournament of Roses and numerous other community organizations. “Cal Phil Treasures is guaranteed to be an exciting evening for attendees,

Cal Phil, redwhite+bluezz and point08,” said André Vener, a partner in both redwhite+bluezz and point08, as well as former CEO of Cal Phil. “It is always an honor and thrill to be involved with events that benefit such worthy causes.” Some of the areas top Jazz artists will be performing during the event. point08 has quickly become the new hot spot and ultra-swanky venue in the area and the only local jazz and supper club offering free live music five nights a week. An ideal location to hold a benefit worthy of the arts, point08 also boasts five unique areas for patrons to enjoy, including seats at the lighted onyx bar, dining spaces close to the stage, communal tables and a VIP area called Cloud 9, as well as the largest outdoor patio in Pasadena. point08 is located behind redwhite+bluezz at 95 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91105. Cal Phil continues its popular concerts with its Summer Orchestra series Cal Phil Festival on the GreenPicnic Concerts Under The

Stars on Saturday evenings at the beautiful outdoor venue The Arboretum followed by Sunday matinee performances at the Music Centers Walt Disney Concert Hall. The highly-anticipated series begins the weekend of June 25 and June 26 with Beethoven and The Beatles featuring The Fab Four. Andrew Lloyd Webber Meets Puccini at The Arboretum July 3 and at Walt Disney Hall on July 9 as phantom goes to the opera with such classics as Phantom of the Opera to La Boheme. July 23 and 24 will have people Dancing Under The Stars to everything from Boloreo to Glenn Miller to Black Swan from Swan Lake. Rodgers and Hammerstein In Europe features Broadway and the Classics August 6 and 7 with That’s Entertainment paying homage to some of music’s greatest moments such as Fiddler on the Roof and Titanic on the season’s final concerts August 20 and 21. Tickets for the fundraiser are $75 each or four for $250.00 and are available at calphil.org.

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qualifying races. A win in any of these races automatically qualifies the victor with the opportunity to enter in the Breeders’ Cup race for which he or she is pointing. “We’ll be offering the same traditional series of Graded Breeders’ Cup Challenge races as have previously been run by the Oak Tree Racing Association,” said Santa Anita’s Director of Racing, Mike Harlow, “including the prestigious Lady’s Secret, the Goodwood, the Norfolk, the Oak Leaf, the Yellow Ribbon and the Ancient Title.” In addition to the Breeders’ Cup Challenge races,

Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet will have a full schedule of stakes races generally consistent with the fall stakes schedule run in Southern California in previous years. “While some details still must be finalized, Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet will offer horsemen and racing fans a fantastic schedule of graded and non-graded stakes races,” said George Haines. “We look forward to welcoming everyone back in September.” For more information on the upcoming Santa Anita Autumn Meet, visit www. santaanita.com, or to call (626) 574-RACE.

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Pasadena Police Department to Host 2nd Annual You Say it’s Your Birthday Police Motorcycle Skills Competition Rodeo – Monrovia Had a Good Time The Pasadena Police Department will host its second annual police motorcycle skills competition rodeo on Thursday May 19th at the world famous Rose Bowl. Opening ceremonies will begin at 8 a.m. with welcoming remarks from Pasadena’s Vice Mayor Margaret McAustin and Chief Phillip L. Sanchez. The training competition includes 150 motorcycle officers from around the State. The officers will

compete in slow speed obstacle courses designed to replicate everyday riding maneuvers and challenges. The event will culminate with the crowd pleasing “Top Gun” competition, which pits officers in head to head elimination bouts until the last officer is crowned as Top Gun. This training and competition rodeo allows motorcycle officers a unique opportunity to showcase their riding skills, while obtaining

valuable training. Pasadena is pleased to host this important event” said Chief Phillip L. Sanchez. The event is open and free to the public. Various vendors will be on hand to display their products; lunch will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Pasadena Police Explorer Post 19, The Pasadena Police Activity League and the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena.

Aside from the parade last Thursday, Monrovia celebrated 125 years of incorporation with activities for children and adults of all ages last weekend. The

fun continued along with participating merchants along Myrtle Avenue and in Library Park. The theme this year honored Samson the fa-

mous hot tub bear who was depicted by local artists and proudly displayed throughout the park.

Monrovia Firefighters served up some fine vittles and pancakes during Monrovia Day last weekend. In addition to the parade, those celebrating Monrovia’s 125th year got a chance to see “Tommy” the 1917 Vintage fire engine kindly donated to Monrovia FD. Firefighters are raising funds to renovate the engine and hope to have it completed by 2017, which will be the Engine’s 100th birthday. Interim Police Chief Jim Hunt was on hand for the festivities and one of the more popular events was undoubtedly the Jr. Firefighter Challenge. -Photos by Terry Miller

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Judy Wong Released from Prison Continued from page 1 was sentenced in September on one count of solicitation to commit bribery. Wong, who was first elected in 2003 and became the city’s first Chi-

nese mayor in 2007, was named in an indictment in 2009 along with former Mayor Cathe Wilson who has been convicted for her part in the scandal

and faces up to nine years in prison. Wilson, 78, is scheduled to appear in court June 2 to hear her sentence.


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Wildlife Waystation, Celebrating 35 years, Spreads Message of Peaceful Co-Existence With Animals, Birds and Reptiles, Despite Urban Development

Martine Colette gets a hug from a supporter at a recent fundraiser at the Playboy Mansion . Meanwhile Pebbles , an orangutang feeds on formula at a fundraiser for the Waystation. -Photos by Terry Miller

Educating children and adults of the importance of co-existence with animals as urban sprawl and human development encroaches on animal habitats is founder Martine Colette’s hope. “We have just finished round one of the Chase 2011 Community Giving Program – a competition open to charities and non profits across the country - and the Waystation earned enough votes from the public to finish 19th. Now we are in Round 2 – with the chance to win $500,000.” To do this the Waystation has to present a “Big Idea” – how to use the prize money. The competi-

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Wildlife Waystation owner, Martine Colette has always been an advocate of early education for children regarding wildlife within our reach. This bobcat travels with Martine Colette frequently to awareness and fundraising events. – Photo by Terry Miller

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Senior Powerlifters Inspire!

Inaugural Parade, Street Fair Slated for Arcadia July 2

Arcadians will kick off the Independence Day holiday weekend with the inagural ‘Arcadia's Best Patriotic Festival ‘from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday July 2 Harry & Sarah Sneider with Senior Women’s Powerlifters.

Harry and Sarah Sneider hosted the 19th Annual Pasadena Senior Games Powerlifting Championship in Arcadia. Twenty enthusiastic seniors ages 50 to 82 lifted more than barbells off their chests! Many have struggled with health issues like Louise Jones who overcame breast cancer. She lifted 125 lbs at age 67. She credited weight lifting plus cardio exercise for helping her recover from this very debilitating disease. She made the comment to an audience of about 90 people that weightlifting combined with good nutrition plus as strong spiritual life gave her victory over cancer. Louise is now

a national champion in powerlifting. She will also represent Pasadena in the National Senior Games in Houston in basketball this summer. Other inspiring performances were two 82 year old women, Ruth Saenz and Louise Martin who battled for the gold medal and have come through life’s challenges in a positive way by working out and attempting new exciting experiences in their lives. As Ruth said, “One of her goals on her bucket list is to win the gold medal in this lifetime, which she did with a magnificent 70 lb lift!” Westside Barbell Club legend Joel DiMarco lifted

a world record 255 lbs at age 81. Joel in his youth lifted mighty big poundage’s with world champion powerlifters and bodybuilders in Santa Monica. The most weight lifted was by Andrew Harvey who grew up in South Pasadena. He put up 435 lbs. Anyone that’s interested in the Senior Games which will continue thru June 12 can contact Cynthia Rosedale at CynthiaR@pasadenaseniorcenter. org. The Sneiders are professional fitness trainers and coaches who have been working in their Arcadia fitness studio since 1977. Contact them at 626355-8964 or harrysneider@ earthlink.net.

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The Parade will be held in downtown Arcadia, and is sponsored by Arcadia’s Best Foundation, a non-profit community events organization. The event will feature a community parade, 10 gourmet food trucks, a car show, street fair, photo contest for prettiest baby and senior, performances by local groups and a VIP pre-parade breakfast. The parade will step off at 10 a.m. on First Avenue, running north of Duarte Road to Bonita Street, and showcasing the spirit of Arcadia veterans, residents, groups, and local businesses,. Participants will include former Rose Parade Queens and Princesses who have represented Arcadia from the 1940s through the 2000s. Among the dozens of entries will be a team of Clydesdale horses, the Arcadia Mounted Enforcement Team, classic Model As, Corvettes, Shriners mini cars and motorcycle units, and a vintage police car, fire engine and ambulance from the 1920s – 1960s. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and 30 members of the American Legion. Anyone with a classic car is invited to register to

drive in the parade and/or participate in the car show afterwards. Registration is required, and there are a limited number of spaces. Among the street fair exhibitors will be a 50-foot Lions Club mobile eye exam vehicle and a 40-foot model of the Gold Line train station and tracks coming through Downtown Arcadia. Entertainers at the performance area at First and Bonita will include the Bobby Bluehouse band of the Arcadia Blues Club, 16 E. Huntington Dr., and song-and-dance group Theaters of Vision Productions. Other dance, karate, gymnastics groups or others are encouraged to apply. The photo contest sponsored by Downtown Arcadia’s Belle n’ Beau Photography, 201 S. First Ave., will offer $300 family portraits as grand prizes. Founding sponsors include the Gold Line Metro Foothill Transportation Authority, Arcadia Masonic Lodge, Mickey Segal, Waste Management, Post Alarm Systems, Peter Amundson, Santa Anita Park, Matt Denny’s Ale House and Restaurant, Foothill Credit Union, The Book Rack/Image Found-

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ry, The Arcadia Historical Society, and Richard Libby. The Arcadia City Council, including Mayor Gary Kovacic, who has helped shepherd the event, unanimously approved the event under recent Mayor and original champion Peter Amundson, the latter of whom will be driving one of his classic vehicles in the parade. The Patriotic Festival is supported by the City of Arcadia and the Arcadia Police and Fire Departments. Mayor Pro Tem Bob Harbicht not only recommended event coordinator Bruce McCallum, but will be driving along with his group of Santa Anita A’s. Councilman Mickey Segal was the original founding sponsor. Other participating and supporting groups include the Arcadia Chinese Association, the Arcadia Education Foundation, Arcadia Republicans, Assistance League of Arcadia, the Arcadia Rotary Club, the Tzu Chi, and many others. For more information and to participate, visit http://ArcadiasBestFoundation.org, e-mail: info@ArcadiasBestFoundation.org, or call 626-538-5431.


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annual event which was initially accented by light to moderate rain but the enthusiasm of participants was positively electric which helped burst the clouds and ultimately the sun came out as the runners returned to the finish line. The Winners. Men’s Marathon 1st Justin Johnson, 2:34:31 2nd Ricardo Ramirez, 2:43:13 3rd Andrew Chandler, 2:44:09 Women’s Marathon

1st Mandy Grantz, 2:45:53 2nd Bonnie Axman, 3:05:42 3rd Natalie Kintz, 3:14:59 Men’s Half Marathon 1st Mark Batres, 1:12:55 2nd Bartolome Sequin, 1:13:21 3rd Ray Castillo, 1:15:34 Women’s Half Marathon 1st Rosario Castaneda, 1:27:22 2nd Claudia Garcia, 1:28:43 3rd Kate Martini-Freeman, 1:29:03 Men’s 10K 1st Michael Thatcher,

33:16 2nd Ryan Bargas, 33:21 3rd Eddie Guerra, 39:09 Women’s 10K 1st Dora Perez, 40:15 2nd Elizabeth Williams, 41:12 3rd Fabio Moran, 42:15 Men’s 5K 1st Jayson Yuter, 19:24 2nd Eric Mata, 20:31 3rd Dylan Riley, 21:12 Women’s 5K 1st Alyssa Rivas, 21:23 2nd Isabella Hernandez, 22:21 3rd Heather Binns, 22:37 These top finishers

took home limited edition framed prints signed by painter, Tracy Holmes, whose original artwork is featured in our Official Poster. Division winners received heavy-duty Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Marathon tumblers, suitable for holding a favorite chilled beverage. If you were unable to retrieve your award on Race Day, please send an email to information@pasadenamarathon.org to make arrangements for pick up at their offices.

For Seniors, Volunteering is a Matter of Civic Duty BY VICTOR BUELL A luncheon honoring Pasadena senior citizens was held at Villa Gardens last Tuesday, April 10. Approximately forty people attended the luncheon, but many more regularly participate as local volunteers. Total hours volunteered by the group in 2010 came to 8,599 (up from 8,177 hours logged in 2009). Areas of service include the Villa Gardens Flower Committee, the Library Committee, and the resident store Villa Mart. Many volunteers also work with non-profits such as Meals on Wheels, the Huntington Library, and a popular program at Jefferson Elementary where volunteers go weekly to read with the youngest students. The volunteers arrange their own schedules and find their favorite programs, and Villa Gardens staff provides transporta-

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School students to purchase specific items to meet their specific needs. • Launch an outreach campaign to educate the general public about the availability and potential benefits of the

materials. Not satisfied with just providing the materials, Cusick has volunteered his own time (at least 50 hours) to present the program to local civic groups such as Rotary, Kiwanas, Quota and the Chamber of Commerce. He will also design a flier for posting in grocery stores, restaurants, the post office and other high traffic areas to explain what and where it is available. One of the great parts of this project is that Cusick is taking on the entire responsibility of promoting it and donating his time to do so. There are no additional costs involved. The program

will not increase costs for the schools or the library. This is a winning situation in these times of budget crisis. Monrovia gets a great deal of music education available on CDs and DVD at the library and it doesn’t cost the tax payers a thing. All this is courtesy of the Berklee College of Music. Berklee College of Music is a nonprofit, coeducational institution of higher learning incorporated under the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students and to train veterans under the G.I. Bill of Rights. The emphasis of the college is teaching music through studying contemporary compositions. Graduates of the College have won more than 200 Grammy Awards, including this year’s Best New Artist, jazz bassist/ vocalist Esperanza Spalding ‘05. And the school has some more than well known artists. For example, Quincy Jones is a 1951 graduate of the college. Not bad for a school of under 4,200 students. Monrovia Library and the city’s residents are lucky to have received this funding making music and music education possible.


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For the period of Sunday, May 8, through Saturday, May 14, the Police Department responded to 937 calls for service of which 110 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, May 8: Between 8:30 p.m. May 7th and 6:13 a.m. May 8th, an auto burglary occurred in the 500 block of West Huntington Drive. Unknown suspect(s) entered the vehicle by smashing the rear driver’s side window. The suspect(s) stole a GPS unit, for an approximate loss of $250. At about 8:30 p.m., while patrolling the area of Huntington Drive East of Gate 3, an officer saw a man stumbling in the roadway and contacted the 46-year-old White male. A records check revealed an outstanding misdemeanor warrant with a listed bail amount of $10,000. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant. Monday, May 9: At approximately 1:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Oakwood Avenue in regards to a prowler. A minor at the home saw an 80’s model white van pull into the driveway. A Hispanic male of unknown age, with a black bandana over his face, exited the vehicle and approached the side door of the residence. He did not enter the gate because the family dog began to bark. The subject then peered into the kitchen window and left the location. A follow-up investigation is being conducted by the Detective Bureau. A traffic stop was conducted shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Baldwin Avenue at Huntington Drive. Using the mobile computer in his unit, the officer conducted a DMV/Warrant check of the vehicle’s license plate, which revealed an outstanding warrant on the plate. The officer contacted both the driver, a 27-year-old Hispanic male and the passenger, a 28-yearold Hispanic female. A records check of both subjects revealed an outstanding misdemeanor warrant in the amount of $30,000 for the male who was placed under arrest. The female was released without incident. Tuesday, May 10: At about 8:40 a.m., officers responded to the 0 block of South Altura Road in regards to a dog fight. An investigation revealed that two Pit-bulls attacked and killed a Dachshund in his yard. The resident heard

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the barking and attempted to separate the animals in order to save her dog. As a result, the resident was bit on the chin. Officers located the pit bulls in the 600 block of Michillinda and Arcadia Animal Control took them into custody. A little after 1:30 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted for failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign at Golden West Avenue and Fairview Avenue. The officer contacted the driver, and while speaking with him the driver revealed he was not the owner of the vehicle and that he did not have insurance. A check of the vehicle revealed a large plastic bag of pills on the passenger’s side floorboard identified by the driver as Ecstacy. A further check of the trunk revealed an additional seven bags for a total of over 7,000 pills. Both the 18-year-old Asian male driver and the 17-year-old Asian male passenger were placed under arrest for possession and sales of a controlled substance. Wednesday, May 11: Around 3:00 p.m., personnel from Claire’s at the Westfield Mall advised they had detained a 19-year-old Hispanic female for theft. The suspect selected merchandise and placed it on top of the baby stroller she was pushing, which contained a 7 month old child. She then exited the store failing to pay for the merchandise. A records check of the suspect revealed an outstanding traffic warrant. She was placed under arrest for both the petty theft and the warrant. The child was released to the care of her aunt. Between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., an auto burglary occurred in the 700 block of West Naomi Avenue. Unknown suspect(s) entered the vehicle by removing the lock on the driver’s side door. The suspect(s) stole several bags, including a golf bag and club set for an approximate loss of $1,210. Thursday, May 12: A little before 12:00 p.m., officers responded to a theft report at Ralph’s, located at 16 East Live Oak Avenue. Two suspects, one described as a Black or Puerto Rican male adult and a White male adult were reported stealing coffee and baby formula from the store by placing the items in a black backpack they had in their possession. The suspects

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also matched the description of a previous theft from Albertson’s at 298 East Live Oak. Officers checked the area and located two subjects who matched the description at a nearby bus stop. They were positively identified by the store manager as the subjects seen stealing the merchandise. Both the 36-year old Hispanic male and the 29-year-old White male were placed under arrest for commercial burglary. A record check also revealed five outstanding misdemeanor warrants for the Hispanic male. At about 1:45 p.m., officers responded to Arcadia High School located at 180 Campus Drive in r e -

gards to a kidnapping investigation. While walking home, on Santa Anita Avenue at Genoa Street, a 15-year-old Asian female was approached by a male who convinced her to get into his car and assist him with directions. The male drove the girl into West Arcadia and then back to the area of Genoa Street and First Avenue. After stopping the car, the male suspect began rubbing the girl’s neck and shoulders while asking her if she had a boyfriend. The suspect then grabbed the girl’s breasts. The victim tried to get out of the car, however the door was locked. The victim persuaded the suspect to drive back toward Santa Anita Avenue, but the suspect again stopped the car and began similar advances toward the girl. The victim was able to exit the car, but was grabbed on the arm by the suspect. She pulled away and ran off. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30’s driving a silver or gray 4-door Audi. A composite was created and a special bulletin was issued. A follow-up investigation is being conducted by the

Detective Bureau. Friday, May 13: A little before 4:00 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted on a bicyclist for a Municipal Code violation. Upon contacting the 41-year-old White male, it was determined he was intoxicated. The subject was placed under arrest for operating a bicycle under the influence of alcohol, as well as operating a bicycle on a sidewalk. At about 5:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 0 block of La Porte regarding a 4- year-old child who was found wandering around alone. An investigation revealed that the child lived in the nearby apartment complex with his mother. The 39-yearold female of unknown race had left the child alone in the apartment while she w e n t grocery shopping. She re-

turned while officers were conducting their investigation at which time she was counseled about the dangers of leaving a child of such young age alone. The child was released to the custody of his mother and a followup investigation is being conducted by the Department of Child and Family Services. Saturday, May 14: A little after 2:00 a.m., officers responded to the area of Foothill Boulevard and Wigham Avenue in regards to a male banging doors in the neighborhood. The 25-year-old Asian male was contacted by officers. He was rambling, sweating and breathing very

hard. An investigation revealed the subject was schizophrenic and had not taken his medication in several days. He was determined to be a danger to himself and taken into custody for a 72 hour mental health evaluation. He was transported to Kaiser hospital for the evaluation and treatment. Around 3:30 p.m., loss prevention personnel from JC Penney at the Westfield Mall, advised they had detained three juveniles for theft. An investigation revealed the suspects, along with two other males and one female, had taken merchandise from nine different stores within the Westfield Mall. A private person’s arrest was made, three 16- year-old Asian males, one 15-year-old Asian male, one 17-year-old Asian male and a 16- year-old female of unknown race were arrested for commercial burglary as well as possession of burglary tools. They were later released into the custody of their parents.

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During the last seven day period, the Police Department handled 556 service events, resulting in 96 investigations. Following are the last week’s highlighted issues and events: Vandalism On May 6 at 3:45 a.m., an officer was flagged down regarding a shattered front window at a business in the 300 block of West Foothill. The owner of the business was notified and an investigation was conducted. It was determined that there was no theft at the location. Outside Assist - Alhambra Police Department - Suspect Arrested On May 6 at 9:49 p.m., a subject entered the Monrovia Police Department lobby requesting advice from an officer regarding a dispute he had with his girlfriend in Alhambra. While talking with the officer, the subject stated he had been involved in a minor altercation in Alhambra. Alhambra was contacted and advised the officer that the subject was wanted for assault

with a deadly weapon involving a firearm. The subject was detained for Alhambra Police Department. A search of the suspect’s vehicle in the parking lot rendered the recovery of the firearm. The suspect was taken into custody by Alhambra Police Department. Driving Under the Influence - Suspect Arrested On May 7 at 2:42 a.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Myrtle and Evergreen observed a suspicious vehicle. The driver was leaning to one side as he drove the vehicle. The officer stopped the driver when he failed to use a turn signal in the 100 block of Montana. During the investigation, it was determined that the driver was under the influence and the driver was arrested. Unlawful Sexual Intercourse - Suspect Arrested On May 8 at 2:45 a.m., officers responded to a hotel in the 1100 block of East Huntington after receiving a 911 call from a citizen. The citizen reported hearing a female screaming for someone to get off of her from inside the hotel room. Officers arrived, contacted several subjects, and discovered a 19 year old male who admitted to having consensual intercourse with a 16 year old female. The suspect was arrested. The female subject was later released to a guardian. Traffic Collision / Driving Under the Influence - Suspect Arrested On May 9 at 12:51 a.m., officers responded to a solo vehicle traffic collision in the 500 block of West Duarte Road. The vehicle had crashed into a light pole and a tree on the south sidewalk. The driver was identified and officers determined he was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested. Possession of Burglary Tools - Suspect Arrested On May 9 at 9:02 p.m., the manager of a business in the 900 block of West

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During the week of Sunday, May 1st, to Saturday May 7th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 331 calls for service. See crimereports.com for updated information. Sunday, May 1st: 9:04 AM- Violation of Court Order, 200 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Officers were dispatched to a report of a suspect in violation of a court order. Officers arrived and determined that the suspect was in violation of a court

description of the suspect was detained within minutes by officers. The subject was known by the officers to have recently been arrested for possession of burglary tools. He told the officers the bags and contents on the roof of the business were his. After being identified by a witness who saw him in possession of one of the bags a short time earlier, he was arrested and charged for possession of burglary tools.

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felony warrant for his arrest from Riverside County. The driver was taken into custody by Arcadia Police Department and the passenger was transported to Pasadena Police Department Jail for booking. Monday, May 2nd: 8:50 PM – Unauthorized Use of Personal Information, 500 blk. Acacia St. This case involved the unauthorized use of the victim’s name and identification to open an account. Tuesday, May 3rd: 10:00 AM- Unauthorized Use of Personal Identification, 800 blk. Woodland Drive. This case involves the fraudulent use of the victim’s personal information to open a bank account. 10:30 AM- Forgery, 600 blk. E. Grandview Ave. This case involves forging the victim’s signature on a real estate document for a property in Granada Hils. Thursday, May 5th: 4:58 PM- Danger to Self/ Others/Gravely Disabled, 300 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Officers were dispatched to a report of a possible suicide investigation. When officers arrived, an investigation revealed a

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Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com Public Notices NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA11-418243-EV Order #: 110020086-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/26/2007. 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): MUKTI PAUL ALIKIN AND JEUH HWIE LIM , HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 8/1/2007 as Instrument No. 20071815701 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 5/31/2011 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: $375,030.52 The purported property address is: 1123 DRAKE RD ARCADIA, CA 91007 Assessor’s Parcel No. 5777-011-017 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 Marix Servicing LLC 1925 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd. Phoenix AZ 85027 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: 5/4/2011 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3965296 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FFF-66388 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/15/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 26, 2011, at 10:30 AM, AT WEST SIDE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BLVD., 12720 NORWALK BOULEVARD, in the City of NORWALK, County of LOS ANGELES, State of CALIFORNIA, REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by FREDERICK S. LINDSEY, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustors, recorded on 11/21/2005, as Instrument No.

05 2819768, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 5778-015-010 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 428 WEST HUNTINGTON DRIVE UNIT 10 MAY ALSO APPEAR AS 428 EAST HUNTINGTON DRIVE 10 , ARCADIA, CA 91007. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $608,402.89. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c), the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one or more of the following methods: by telephone, by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. Dated: 5/5/2011 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee By: JEAN GREAGOR, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: (800) 542-2550 Sale Information: (714) 730-2727 or http://www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 3976017 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0061878 Title Order No. 09-8-182083 Investor/Insurer No. 1703420501 APN No. 8508-004-055 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/23/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by HERAYR HENRY KEVORKIAN, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 03/23/2007 and recorded 04/03/07, as Instrument No. 20070784605, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/26/2011 at 9:00AM, Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, Concourse - Center section of the Convention center between the West and South Halls Main Floor - Concourse (Sections E & F) 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: 1230 SOUTH MAYFLOWER AVE # G, MONROVIA, CA, 910164054. 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 $344,266.85. 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: 08/13/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that

purpose. ASAP# FNMA3978535 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10 -414999-LL Order #: 100795912 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/19/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): JESSICA SANTIZO , A SINGLE WOMAN Recorded: 5/25/2005 as Instrument No. 05 1219973 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 5/31/2011 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: $337,772.99 The purported property address is: 210 E WALNUT AVE UNIT H MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8515-017077 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap. com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908-4357 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3969316 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE APN: 5787002-025 File# 4061F TSG# 1050688 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED SEPTEMBER 15, 2008 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 MAY 24, 2011 **Sale will postpone to 05/25/2011** at 10:30 AM, EPIC DEED SERVICE INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, Trustee, or Successor Trustee or Substituted Trustee of that certain Deed of Trust executed by AI YING GONG, A SINGLE WOMAN and recorded SEPTEMBER 19, 2008 as Instrument No. 20081690960, of Official Records of LOS ANGELES County, California, and pursuant to that certain Notice of Default thereunder recorded JANUARY 26, 2011 as Instrument

No. 20110144211, of Official Records of said County, will under and pursuant to said Deed of Trust sell at public auction for cash, lawful money of the United States of America, a cashier’s check payable to said Trustee 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, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, at the west side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk California all that right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as Lot 66, Tract 1857, in the City Garden Grove, County of Orange, State of California, as per map recorded in Book 61, Pages 9 and 10 of Miscellaneous Maps, in the Office of the County Recorder of said County. PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 401 WALNUT AVENUE, ARCADIA, CA 91007 Name and address of the beneficiary at whose request the sale is being conducted: BENECIARY(IES): GUI YUN SUN C/O EPIC DEED SERVICE INC., 315 S. SAN GABRIEL BLVD., #C, SAN GABRIEL, CA 91776 Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, as to title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the unpaid balance due on the note or notes secured by said Deed of Trust, to wit: $ 476,018.21 , plus the costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Sale. The Beneficiary(ies) under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand of 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. The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporations, a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the time frame 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: April 29, 2011 EPIC DEED SERVICE INC., a California Corporation, as trustee By:Mary Quan, Trustee Officer EPIC DEED SERVICE INC., MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 3983988 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 110005918 Title Order No. 11-0004026 Investor/ Insurer No. 134645430 APN No. 8513-006024 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/12/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by ESVY J JUAREZ, A SINGLE MAN, dated 04/12/2006 and recorded 04/19/06, as Instrument No. 060853767, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/26/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 358 PAMELA ROAD, MONROVIA AREA, CA, 91016. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $589,156.83. 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: 04/28/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914 -01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST

COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3983577 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 241162CA Loan No. 5304562589 Title Order No. 365121 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0324-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-262011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 03-31-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 0692754, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: WALTER MAX VARGAS, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,(MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, UNIVERSAL SAVINGS BANK, F.A., IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 10 OF TRACT NO. 18775, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 547, PAGE 37 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,112,740.49 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 322 COLORADO STREET ARCADIA, CA 91007 APN Number: 5775-008-010 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: 05-03-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee REGINA CANTRELL, 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 ASAP# 3984870 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 439821CA Loan No. 3011123357 Title Order No. 279614 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0922-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-26-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 09-29-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 2173014 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: VANESSA MAGANA, A SINGLE WOMAN, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably

estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: THAT PORTION OF LOT 10 IN BLOCK 85 OF SANTA ANITA TRACT, IN THE CITY OF MONROVIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 34 PAGES 41 AND 42 OF MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 5 OF TRACT 9605 IN BOOK 151 PAGE 79 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5 AND THE PROLONGATION THEREOF 180.00 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 10; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID NORTH LINE 50 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY PARALLEL WITH THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID TRACT 9605 TO A POINT IN THE EASTERLY PROLONGATION OF THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID PROLONGATION 50 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $554,175.55(estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 824 WEST COLORADO BOULEVARD MONROVIA, CA 91016 APN Number: 8506-024-019 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: 05-02-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee ELVIA CASTANEDA ELVIA CASTANEDA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 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# 3984559 05/05/2011, 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly Trustee Sale No. 247553CA Loan No. 3013469014 Title Order No. 715514 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04-26-2007. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-26-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05-04-2007, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 20071086652, , and as modified by the Modification of Deed of Trust recorded on 03-18-2009, Book , Page , Instrument 20090386937 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: NANCY L. NICHOLSON, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, 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: 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: $2,250,138.12 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1538 RODEO ROAD ARCADIA, CA 91006 APN Number: 5766-023-017 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;


BeaconMediaNews.com by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 05-02-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee BRANDON ROYES, 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 P828256 5/5, 5/12, 05/19/2011 Arcadia Weekly Trustee Sale No. 439590CA Loan No. 3011747007 Title Order No. 240614 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/19/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 5/26/2011 at 10:30 AM CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 10/27/2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 2388861 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Chong Kwon Sin and In Sook Sin, husband and wife as joint tenants, as Trustor, ...Washington Mutual Bank, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $493,665.34 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1130 Arcadia Avenue #J, Arcadia, CA 91007 APN Number: 5379-022-066 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: 4/29/2011 California Reconveyance Company, as Trustee James Tolliver, 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 P829623 5/5, 5/12, 05/19/2011 Arcadia Weekly Trustee Sale No.: 20100187432131 Title Order No.: 100493204 FHA/VA/PMI No.: 1974056089703 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 1/5/2009. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDex West, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 01/09/2009 as Instrument No. 20090032864 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California. Executed By: Yasmin Alem, 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: 5/27/2011 Time of Sale: 10:30 AM Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Street Address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 339 East El Sur Street, Monrovia, CA 91016 APN#: 8513-009-007 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

MAY 19, 2011 - MAY 25 , 2011 19 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 $346,434.58. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located. For Trustee Sale Information Please Call: Priority Posting & Publishing, Inc. 2 17501 Irvine Blvd., Suite One Tustin, CA 92780 714-573-1965 www. priorityposting.com NDex West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 5/3/2011 NDex West, LLC may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. P831144 5/5, 5/12, 05/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0055229 Title Order No. 10-8-223509 APN No. 8520-013-011 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/08/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by DOUGLAS M HEIBERG AND PAMELA J. HEIBERG, dated 01/08/2007 and recorded 01/23/07, as Instrument No. 20070136879, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/26/2011 at 1:00PM, At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, Los Angeles, CA 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: 443 NORTH ENCINITAS AVENUE, MONROVIA, CA, 91016. The under-signed 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 $967,981.14. 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 indebted-ness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. DATED: 08/07/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.106238 5/05, 5/12, 5/19/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA11-423283-VF Order #: 724333 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/27/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): RANDY JOSEPH NORIEGA AND PATRICIA JANE NORIEGA HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 8/31/2007 as Instrument No. 20072036824 in book XXX, page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES

Starting a new business? File your DBA with us at filedba.com County, California; Date of Sale: 6/6/2011 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: $361,562.48 The purported property address is: 5371 FARNA AVE ARCADIA, CA 91006 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8572-020-009 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# 3973720 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011, 05/26/2011 Arcadia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10 -415021-CL Order #: 100796067 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/1/2006. 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 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): STEVIE TU, A SINGLE MAN Recorded: 11/9/2006 as Instrument No. 06 2489016 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 6/6/2011 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: $642,887.58 The purported property address is: 456 GRANITE AVE MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8518-029-016 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has not 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 . 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 rights’ 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# 3974829 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011, 05/26/2011 Monrovia Weekly NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 733686CA Loan No. 3063177871 Title Order No. 3206-219212YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06-15-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 06-02-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 06-27-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06 1414930, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: ANGELA PALACIOS, A SINGLE WOMAN, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: LOT 14 OF TRACT NO. 13177, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 261 PAGES 36 AND 37 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $800,568.37 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 415 CORTEZ ROAD ARCADIA, CA 91007 APN Number: 5777-008-011 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: 05-06-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee RIKKI JACOBS, 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 ASAP# 3988987 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011, 05/26/2011 Arcadia Weekly

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA11-418960-LL Order #: 110026583-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/27/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): LUZ MARIA BEAS A SINGLE WOMAN Recorded: 8/2/2007 as Instrument No. 20071827213 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 6/6/2011 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: $385,975.53 The purported property address is: 1420 S PRIMROSE AVE B MONROVIA, CA 91016 Assessor’s Parcel No. 8508-011047 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap. com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908-4357 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR

PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3973771 05/12/2011, 05/19/2011, 05/26/2011 Monrovia Weekly Trustee Sale No. 739384CA Loan No. 3010129017 Title Order No. 090877321CA-MAI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/23/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 6/9/2011 at 10:30 AM CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 06/30/2006, Book , Page , Instrument 06-1448769 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: Arthur L. Harris, Jr. and Stephanie E. Thornton-Harris, husband and wife as joint tenants, as Trustor, Washington Mutual Bank, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $486,990.52 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 438-440 S. Lincoln Place, Monrovia, CA 91016 APN Number: 8505-031-003 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: 5/12/2011 California Reconveyance Company, as Trustee Lucia Arias, 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 P834774 5/19, 5/26, 06/02/2011 Monrovia Weekly

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