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September 9, 2011

Local districts see API gains by Samie Hartley and Justin Lafferty

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When the Academic Performance Index (API) scores were released earlier this month, local superintendents had reason to smile: four of six districts showed improvement – some dramatic – while the other two slipped only a single point. Byron Union School District made the biggest gain from 2010 to 2011, increasing its API score by 30 points, jumping from 797 to 827. Byron Superintendent Ken Jacopetti credited the staff for the tremendous gain. “As a district, that was phenomenal,” he said. “It was a real focused effort through the principals at each of the sites and working with our at-risk population and making sure students were

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achieving toward standards.” The teachers and administrators of the 1,268-student district are being asked to do more with less in these lean economic times, said Jacopetti, and they’ve delivered. The superintendent also gave thanks for the board of supervisors’ support.

“We know we have a lot less resources, but still the agenda there is for us to tackle student achievement,” Jacopetti said. “Bottom line: this staff really worked hard.” Excelsior Middle School experienced the district’s biggest gain: 36 points. Timber Point

Elementary improved by 34 API points and Discovery Bay Elementary by 19. The Liberty Union High School District API score increased to 764, up 19 points from last year. All three comprehensive high schools saw gains, but Superintendent Eric Volta is particularly proud of Heritage High, which increased 24 points to hit the score of 800, the state’s target score that signifies academic excellence. Volta said he’s proud of his teachers and staff for working together to improve teaching methods to help students learn, but there’s always room for improvement, and the district will continue to strive for greater achievement in next year’s scores. The district’s continuation high school, La Paloma, saw a dip see API page 19A

East County to give peace a chance by Justin Lafferty Staff Writers The response from last year’s International Day of Peace celebration in Antioch was so great, organizers said, that the event has been expanded into an 11-day period of reflection and learning throughout East County. The Interfaith Peace Project, a collaboration of people from a variety of religions and beliefs, starts Sept. 11 and runs through the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21. What was once a one-day ceremony grew to a weekend last year. That event has now evolved into a project encompassing 16 sites and about a dozen faith groups – including Buddhism, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Episcopalian and Presbyterian churches, and Islam. “This gives an opportunity for different groups to showcase their own sanctuaries and do something for their own populace as well as for the region,” said Chairman Walter Ruehlig. “(It’s) a the product of the times that people seem to respond to this idea – some

peaceful dialogue. I think it’s terrific. In some regards, you might expect something like this to happen in San Francisco or one of those great metropolitan areas.” The event begins on the 10th anniversary of the tragic events at the World Trade Center in New York City. Various churches in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg will hold services, reflections and scripture readings. On Sept. 12, Antioch’s City Hall plays host to the Peace Pole dedication program. The pole is slated to be planted in front of a prominent tree by City Hall, one that Ruehlig said has special meaning. The tree, complemented by a commemorative plaque, was planted in honor of 9/11. The wooden Peace Pole that accompanies the plaque translates the phrase “May peace prevail on Earth” in a cornucopia of languages. Roughly 600 attended last year’s event, a weekend highlighted by the planting of the Peace Pole at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church. Ruehlig expects the expanded offerings to atsee Peace page 19A

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A Peace Pole, similar to the one planted last year during the International Day of Peace at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, will be placed outside Antioch City Hall on Sept. 12.

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Run to feed the hungry Events mark 9/11 by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer

East County residents will soon get to test their feet while lending a hand to those in need. The first Delta Harvest Run, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18 at The Streets of Brentwood, features a 10K run, half marathon and family fun run. Proceeds benefit a bevy of local food banks: Meals on Wheels by Senior Outreach Services of Pittsburg/Bay Point, the Don Brown Shelter of Antioch, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Oakley, Brentwood Regional Community Chest and the Delta Christian Community Food Pantry of Discovery Bay and Byron. The half marathon kicks off at 7:30 a.m., the 10K at 8 a.m. and the family fun run at 8:30 a.m. “We decided we want to reach out,” said AJ Calderon, the event’s marketing director. “This is what a DHR is all about: reaching out to the community.” So far, more than 120 runners have registered to participate in the Delta Harvest Run, an event Calderon said coordinators hope to establish as a yearly tradition in East County. The run has already raised more than $4,500 for local food banks. Registration fees are $50 for the half marathon, $35 for the 10K and $5 for the family fun run. The half marathon and 10K fee includes a T-shirt and finishers’ medal. The top three runners of each gender receive a special medal. For the family fun run, registrants receive one T-shirt per family and a finishers’ ribbon. Half-marathoners will start by exiting The

Streets of Brentwood through Shady Willow Lane, go down Sand Creek Road, turn left on Garin Parkway, right on Sunset Road and turn around at Byron Highway. The 10K also proceeds down Sand Creek Road, but runners will turn around at the corner of Garin Parkway and Springfield Place. For those who aren’t much into excursion, the 1-mile fun run loops around The Streets of Brentwood. “We’re really excited because most of us on the committee are experienced runners and we know that there are a lot more people who are going to register at the last minute,” Calderon said. “We’re looking to see a lot more registrants, but we are very excited.” The event came to fruition when Wendy Shearer, a member of the Delta Association of Realtors, came to work out at Calderon’s home gym. Shearer and Calderon, a personal trainer, discussed charitable events that tested runners’ endurance, and brainstormed the Delta Harvest Run. Shearer serves as the event director; the Delta Realtors Community Service Foundation is organizing the day’s races. According to Calderon, preparations for the Delta Harvest Run have gone smoothly and organizers are looking forward to a blue-ribbon day. “Everything is falling into place,” Calderon said. “We’re very happy and excited about the way things are happening.” For more information or to register to participate in the Delta Harvest Run, visit www. deltaharvestrun.com. Registration is also possible through active.com. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

As the nation stops to remember and mourn on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, events throughout East County will also be taking place. Here’s a look at three local commemorations planned for Sept. 11:

Veterans Park 9/11 Tribute The observance begins at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, 3841 Balfour Road in Brentwood, and features special remarks by Mayor Bob Taylor. Local veterans, students, police and firefighters will gather to remember and mark the 10th anniversary of the momentous events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Remember 9/11 Memorial Walk The fifth annual Remember 9/11 Memorial Walk will be held at 4 p.m. in the Somersville Towne Center’s parking lot (near Sears Auto) in Antioch. Attendees will hear from first responders: fire, police and veterans, and pre- and post-walk music will be provided by the Jessica Caylan Band. The walk is approximately 1½ miles in length.

East Contra Costa Historical Society The ECCHS Museum’s annual barbecue runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Byer-Nail House Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave. (between Sunset and Chestnut streets) in Brentwood. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.; a barbecue tri-tip dinner is served at 4 p.m. The event begins with a special commemoration of the terrorist attack in 2001, followed by docent-led museum tours, a photo contest, horseshoeing and spinning wheel, and special displays, exhibits and live music. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 6-12. Admission is free for children under 6. Tickets may be purchased by calling Shirley McCall at 925-634-4049.

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Honoring heroes They’re a somber reminder of war, a poignant remembrance of the past and for anyone who has seen them, an unforgettable sight. Last week, 52 9-foot banners displaying the photos of fallen armed forces heroes went up along Discovery Bay Boulevard. The banners will remain on display through Veteran’s Day. “We feel it’s important to make sure the memories of those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms should never be forgotten,” said Leianne Graves, stepmother of U.S. Army Spc. Joseph A. Graves, who was killed in action in Baghdad, Iraq on July 25, 2006. “Gold Star Families (families whose loved ones have been killed in action) are the hidden causalities of these ongoing conflicts.” Kevin Graves, founder of the Some Gave All nonprofit organization sponsoring the banner display, Photo by Richard Wisdom created the organization as a way to honor his son Joey. “Our primary Banners honoring Bay Area members of mission is to support Gold Star Fami- the military killed since the war on terrorlies,” said Kevin. “We do this by work- ism began will be displayed in Discovery ing with other Bay Area organizations Bay until Veterans Day. to provide venues for healing and by providing opportunities for our fallen Tournament, held this year on Sept. 19 at the heroes to be honored.” Discovery Bay Country Club, is one of the The Some Gave All foundation finances group’s largest fundraisers. programs such as Gold Star Family License For information on golf and/or sponsor plates as well as local events, and is sustained opportunities or to make a contribution to the through donations and fundraising events. foundation, e-mail Kevin Graves at kevin@ The fifth annual Joey Graves Memorial Golf somegaveall.us or visit www.somegaveall.us.

A legacy of freedom Water flows past to the sea and beyond, while also providing nourishment for life and crops sustaining our state. Nestled in the outskirts of the Bay Area, this community of Discovery Bay pays tribute to American heroes. The community holds timeless serenity and majestic beauty. A passing family, parents and child enjoy an evening walk. The young child notices memorial banners attached to individual light standards. Each tells the story of an American hero who gave all. Near the entrance to the country club, the young child looks up intently. The green foliage and blue sky surrounding the banner creates such a beautiful tapestry; heaven seems so close; the sky appears in harmony with the earth. Words surrounding the picture of Army Spc. Joseph A. Graves: American Hero, Age 21, Gave His Life on July 25, 2006. Why here, mother and father? What is the meaning? My child, it is the legacy of all United States service members. The purpose has remained pure as this land for greater than 200 years, built on ground so strong it will extend into eternity. Although this soldier never knew you, the message is intended for you specifically and all collectively. His job is done, the line has held and he rests in peace. You are his legacy of freedom and all around is his gift.

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CityRead features best-seller by Samie Hartley Staff Writer

“Cutting For Stone” is currently the fifthranked paperback novel on the New York Times Bestsellers List, and starting next week, East County residents can enjoy the book for free. Brentwood Library launches its 2011 CityRead campaign on Monday, Sept. 12, depositing hundreds of copies of the Abraham Verghese novel throughout town for readers to pick up at their leisure. The novel has been critically hailed since its 2009 debut, and the book has been a favorite in book clubs around the country. Brentwood Library Manager Liz Fuller said “Cutting For Stone” is a perfect fit for the annual CityRead program. The library always tries to feature a Bay Area author, and Verghese is a doctor at Stanford University, where he teaches the theory and practice of medicine. The CityRead author traditionally makes an appearance near the end of the program, which concludes on Oct. 29, but Verghese is currently in high demand, zigzagging around the globe to discuss his novel, so Fuller has yet to confirm the author’s appearance. If the author is unable to attend the Oct. 22 event, Random House Representative Ron Shoop will lead a book discussion in his place. “Mr. Verghese has a long list of prior commitments and engagements, but we are doing our best to see if we can work something out,” Fuller said. “His book is extremely

popular right now and many groups are requesting a visit. He’s a very busy man and we understand if he can’t come to our event, but Ron Shoop is very familiar with the book and he’ll also tell the crowd about other books that residents might want to add to their book list.” “Cutting For Stone” is the story of twin brothers Marion and Shiva. Their mother dies giving birth to them, and their griefstricken father vanishes, so the boys are raised

in Ethiopia by two Indian doctors who knew their parents. Spanning five generations, the story reaches beyond Ethiopia to India and the United States, emphasizing the themes of love and betrayal, compassion and redemption, exile and return. The book was recently optioned to become a major motion picture. The CityRead program, sponsored by the Friends of the Brentwood Library and in partnership with the Lamorinda Reads! program, has become a Brentwood tradition, encouraging residents to pick up the novel and share it with others. “It’s a way to unite the community through the shared experience of reading this book,” said Fuller, “and it promotes literacy throughout our community, which is always important.” As this year’s selection is longer than previous novels, coming in at 688 pages, Fuller encourages readers to pick up their copy early enough to read in time for the Oct. 22 event. Books are available at the following locations: • Peet’s Coffee and Tea, 5411 Lone Tree Way. • Starbucks: 2540 Sand Creek Road, 8610 Brentwood Blvd., 3150 Balfour Road and 14804 Highway 4 (Discovery Bay). • Summerset I Library, 1675 Crispin Drive. • Willy’s Bagels & Blends, 1155 Second St. and 390 West Country Club Drive. To read the first chapter of “Cutting For Stone,” visit www.abrahamverghese.com/ books.asp. For more information about the CityRead program, call 925-516-5290 or visit www.ccclib.org. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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REI hosts Scout Night The community is invited to join the fun on Sept. 10 from 4 to 7 p.m., when REI Brentwood opens its doors to Scouts and American Heritage Girls for an evening designed just for them, featuring loads of door prizes and special clinics presented by REI’s valued outdoor vendors (MSR, Thermarest, Katadyn and of course REI). For the younger scouts, a “Let’s Go Chipper” special presentation begins at 4

Barbecue benefits local history museum The East Contra Costa Historical Society Museum’s annual barbecue is set for Sunday, Sept. 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Byer-Nail House Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave. (between Sunset and Chestnut streets) in Brentwood. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.; a barbecue tri-tip dinner is served at 4 p.m. The event begins with a special commemoration of the Twin Towers attack in 2001, followed by docent-led museum tours, a photo contest, horseshoeing and spinning wheel, and special displays and exhibits. Youngsters can pan for gold, milk a wooden cow and have their picture taken behind the wheel of a vintage fire engine. Music will be provided by The Brentwood Community Band, Rod Linn and the Buzzards, and Chuck

Hunter’s Barbershop Quartet. Entries and winners of a professional and amateur photo contest will be showcased. Dinner, served at 4 p.m., features barbecue tri-tip provided by the Brentwood Rotary Club, corn on the cob supplied by Ghiggeri and Stonebarger (G&S Farms), salad with tomatoes and onions provided by Smith Family Farms, beans cooked by Dave Perry, rolls and dessert. The barbecue is the major fundraiser for the upkeep and availability of the museum. The Society is a completely volunteer organization; it receives no public funding. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 6-12. Admission is free for children under 6. Tickets may be purchased by calling Shirley McCall at 925-634-4049.

p.m. (the first 20 kids – limit one per family – receive a special “Let’s Go Chipper” book). Door prizes galore will be distributed, plus commercial discounts for troop, crew and pack purchases, and a 15-percent discount coupon for every Scout (and family member) who participates. REI Brentwood is located in The Streets of Brentwood lifestyle center, 2475 Sand Creek Road. Visit www.rei.com/brentwoodca.

Tax Aide volunteers needed The AARP Tax Aide is calling for volunteers to help provide free tax preparation services to seniors and low- to moderate-income taxpayers of all ages at Antioch, Brentwood and Pittsburg Senior Centers during the tax season. Volunteers participate in comprehensive training that covers tax preparation software and basic tax law. Experienced counselors are always available to assist. An orientation meeting in late November will acquaint volunteers with

the program, scheduled to begin in January of 2012. The time commitment for volunteer is only one day per week during the tax season once training and certification are complete. For more information or to volunteer, call Ginny at 925-634-5037 or e-mail ginny.dembner@yahoo.com. AARP Tax Aide is a program of the AARP Foundation, offered in conjunction with the IRS. AARP membership is not required for participation.

Call for Harvest Festival vendors The City of Oakley is accepting vendor applications for the annual Harvest Festival, scheduled for Oct. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza, 3231 Main St. Twenty-five 10x10 spaces are available for arts and crafts, retail and nonprofit vendors. There will be no food

vendors this year. Vendors are required to bring their own tents, tables and chairs. Limited electricity will be available. In its third year, the festival is projected to draw a crowd of more than 600. For more information or a vendor’s application, call Cindy Coelho at 925-625-7044 or e-mail coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us.


WHY WE DON’T SEE MORE REOS It’s coming...It’s coming... We keep waiting for the next big “wave” of REOs to come, but it hasn’t. (REO stands for “real estate owned” -- when a bank forecloses on a home and becomes the owner.). When the market first collapsed in 2006-2007, we did see a very large number of REOs hit the market. Then it slowed down quite a bit after that. The explanation given was that the banks were overwhelmed at the first wave and had to staff up and get their processes ready to handle the next wave. They promised that the next wave of REOs would be much larger than the first one. But since then we’ve seen only a moderate amount of REOs on the market. There are many reasons given for this, all of them have some validity. The most common reason given is that the banks don’t want to tank the market even further, which would most certainly happen if they released a flood of REOs on the market. Another reason is that the banks are having to be more cautious now to make sure that their legal processes are done correctly because of all the lawsuits

by individuals and government agencies. The list of problems is long: Robo-signing, can’t find the note, can’t prove who owns the note, MERS scandal, etc. I know first-hand of one large bank that has completely called off any foreclosures until they have their legal team review every single file to make sure it will stand up in court. Another reason is that the banks are trying to work out loan modifications and/or short sales with homeowners. I think all of the above are partial explanations for why banks have been slow to foreclose, but there is one more big reason that most people don’t talk about. This other reason is, in my opinion, the main reason we aren’t seeing many REOs right now, and won’t for a little while. It takes a bit to explain, so I’ll do that next week. If you have questions on this or any other real estate topic, call me at (925) 240MOVE (6683). To search the MLS for free and view virtual tours of homes for sale, go to: www.SharpHomesOnline.com. Sharp Realty – Advertisement


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High Holy Days coming Congregation B’nai Torah of Antioch is offering complimentary admission for its High Holy Day services. Services are open to everyone – congregation members, prospective members, family and friends. In particular, the congregation encourages those who are unaffiliated or feel disconnected from the Jewish community to attend and re-establish their connection. Led by Rabbi Ira Book and supported by Cantor Lisa Iskin, High Holy Day services will be held at Congregation B’nai Torah’s home at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 301 E. 13th St. in Antioch. Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) services will be held according to the following schedule: Erev Rosh Hashanah – Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Rosh Hashanah – Thursday, Sept. 29 • Morning Service at 10 a.m. • Children’s Service at approximately 11:30 a.m. • Tashlich at approximately 2 p.m. Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre – Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur – Saturday, Oct. 8 • Morning Service at 10 a.m. • Children’s Service at approximately 11:30 a.m. • Yizkor Memorial Service at 1 p.m. • Study Session at 3 p.m. • Afternoon and Neilah services at 4 p.m. • Break-Fast at approximately 6:30 p.m. While admission is complimentary, the congregation does encourage donations to help offset the expenses related to hosting these services. For more information, visit www.bnaitoraheastbay.org, call Matt Cordova at 650-759-6939 or e-mail mattjcord@ comcast.net. Congregation B’nai Torah provides a forum for worshiping God in the traditions of Reform Judaism. The congregation seeks to provide an environment that includes spiritual, educational, social and celebratory aspects of Jewish life and a strong sense of Jewish community. Individuals and families are invited to join in celebrating, studying and worshiping as Jews. All are welcome to participate in Shabbat services, holiday celebrations and social events.

Focus on safety, awareness Brentwood’s first Safety and Awareness Fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Safeway/Town Centre Shopping Center, 1185 Second St. The free event includes live entertainment, interactive safety demonstrations and kid activities that include a jump house. Attendees can drop off electronic waste items,

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‘Aladdin, Jr.’ at Excelsior “Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail!” Excelsior Middle School, in cooperation with the volunteer Parents of the Arts Club, presents the mini-musical “Aladdin, Jr.” beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14. Directed by Kathy Tickner and Dana Lee, the stage adaptation of the Disney hit “Aladdin” involves more than 100 participants and features the story’s favorite characters: Aladdin, Jasmine and, of course, the

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Roundup from page 9A My final straw came the evening I was cooking spaghetti sauce on my gas stove and a mouse popped his head out of the rear burner! I screamed and spilled spaghetti sauce everywhere! We still don’t know where that mouse ended up, but he is surely covered with sauce and may have scorched whiskers. The next day I placed a call to my exterminator, Arturo. He informed me that a lot of people were dealing with field mice this year. It was a population explosion! He placed a bait box in our backyard and explained that the bait would get rid of only the mice, not my dog or cats – or kids, for that matter.

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It’s been two weeks now and the mice are tapering off. The cats look bored and my son keeps asking me where all the mice went. I finally had to tell him the truth. He hung his head and wandered off. Hey, the madness had to end sometime. The other night I went into our garage. My eyes could barely comprehend what I was seeing: an enormous raccoon was polishing off a dish of cat food. I screamed and ran back into the house. “A huge raccoon is in there!” Ryan popped his head out of his bedroom with a big grin on his face. “I’ll get the net!” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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CSD director may face charges Donate by Ruth Roberts Staff Writer Discovery Bay CSD Vice President Brian Dawson said he is considering resigning from the community town board in the wake of his arrest on suspicion of spousal abuse. Dawson, who is facing possible felony charges, was booked into the Martinez County Jail on Aug. 27 and released on $20,000 bail. Dawson, 31, was taken into custody at 4:45 p.m. by county sheriff’s deputies following a phone call to the Sheriff’s Office reporting a domestic dispute in the 2000 block of Sand Point Road. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived on the scene and found that a telephone had been pulled from the wall and that a physical altercation had occurred between Dawson and his wife Jessica. She sustained some bruising but did not require hospitalization. Dawson, who has a history of bipolar disorder, didn’t deny the charges but said that a perfect storm of factors – including being off his medication because he couldn’t afford the prescription – contributed to the incident. “I in no way want to give the illusion that my bipolar disease is the reason for what happened; I believe people need to be held accountable for their actions,� said Dawson. “I don’t want to talk about it as an excuse, I just want people to understand it.� Bipolar disorder is a chemical brain condition that creates elevated mood swings. The illness can be controlled with medication, but according to Dawson, maintaining an even keel

is often a difficult if not impossible task. “It can be treated only with medication,� said Dawson. “And without some kind of mood stabilizer, there is no way you can train your brain chemistry. I’ve been through counDAWSON seling, I take a mood stabilizer – but it’s not an exact science.� Dawson was appointed to an open seat on the CSD Board in 2009 and elected to a fouryear term in 2010. CSD President Kevin Graves reacted to the news of Dawson’s arrest with sympathy and support. “This is a situation that director Dawson needs to take care of personally and privately,� said Graves. “I don’t know all the details of what happened to cause these events, but I hope he’s able to work out whatever issues he may have.� As to whether or not he will retain his seat on the CSD Board, General Manager Rick Howard said that at this point, the decision is up to Dawson. “There is no procedure for the board to remove Vice President Dawson,� said Howard.

“That decision is entirely up to him, pending (possible) conviction of a felony, at which time he would automatically have to forfeit his seat.â€? Dawson is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 31, when the district attorney will decide whether or not to press charges. Dawson said he has suffered from the disorder all his life, describing the illness as a sound wave of emotions ranging from extreme highs to tremendous lows. For years he said he has struggled to keep his illness private, largely because of the stigma associated with the disorder. But he hopes his going public about his illness might help others. “As a world, we need to think about how we view mental health and the stigmas associated with it,â€? said Dawson. “Keeping secrets can cause damage to your physical health, and it is my hope that I can maybe help others with the disorder by speaking publicly about it. “I know that coming out about my illness will put me in the crosshairs of the community and will vindicate those who have been critical of me in the past, but all I can say ‌ is I’m sorry.â€? Dawson is currently considering whether he will stay on the CSD Board or resign. “I don’t honestly know at this time what I’m going to do,â€? he said. “I’m looking at the pros and cons and am working with my family and my psychiatrist. I have made a mistake and I can’t even begin to explain how sorry I am. It’s my hope that my family and friends will be able to forgive me.â€? To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

furniture to Hospice Those planning to update the look of their home and looking for a charitable organization that will accept your old furniture are in luck. Hospice of the East Bay thrift stores need contributions – and offer pickup service to make it easy. Donations to Hospice of the East Bay are tax deductible. Proceeds benefit the patients and families in the care of Hospice of the East Bay. Those who donate unwanted furniture help their community and the environment by allowing others to put castaways to good use. For store locations and hours, visit www.hospiceeastbay. org. Pickup service for large items is available by calling 925-6749072. Established in 1977, Hospice of the East Bay is a not-forprofit agency that helps people cope with end of life by providing medical, emotional, spiritual, and practical support for patients and families, regardless of their ability to pay.

      

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API from page 1A of 45 points, but Volta isn’t overly concerned by the decrease. “Continuation schools are populated with students who struggle with learning. Many of these students need to grow emotionally before they grow academically and take education seriously. There may have been a dip in the numbers, but we had a low dropout rate last year, which shows more students are staying in school, which is actually a positive thing.” The Oakley Union Elementary School District increased its score by 11 points for a total of 790. Vintage Parkway Elementary made the greatest gain in the district, scoring 825, a 25-point increase from last year. Superintendent Rick Rogers couldn’t be prouder of the seven schools in his district. “Under the most difficult of times in public education, our students and staff have not only met the state’s expectations; they have exceed them,” Rogers wrote in an e-mail to the Press. “All five of our elementary schools have met, exceeded or are very near the state goal of an 800 API score. Our two middle schools are doing some re-

Peace from page 1A tract thousands of participants throughout the program. Ruehlig spoke of how last year, the Interfaith Peace Project opened many East County residents’ eyes. He was pleased that none of the faith groups involved offered hesitation or resistance. “I had people come up to me and say for the first time in their life, they had a very earnest conversation

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ally great things for their students as well. Based on our ongoing analysis of the data, we know where to target our resources to maximize student outcomes. I’m optimistic that by providing the necessary information and resources to our outstanding staff, our students will continue to make remarkable gains at all grade levels.” Led by its middle schools, Brentwood Union Elementary School District enjoyed a modest gain in API points from 840 to 843. But the 6,444-student district laid claim to East County’s highest-achieving school: Krey Elementary. Krey’s API score went from 876 in 2010 to 891 this year. Brentwood Superintendent Merrill Grant feels that the small overall gain symbolizes the district’s upward trend. “We have a very high quality teaching staff that is really taking each student from where they are and helping them accelerate into the next level of performance,” Grant said. “We’re looking at all of our kids, whether they’re highly proficient or below grade level and raising their bar academically.” Grant was especially proud of his three middle schools – Adams, Edna Hill

and Bristow – which all posted API gains. Overall, five of the district’s 10 schools enhanced their API scores. Antioch Unified School District API scores dropped by one point compared to last year’s, 732 to 731, but officials believe the positive trend of the previous two years will continue. In 2009, Antioch saw a three-point gain from 2008 – the next year, a 16-point uptick. “We’re way ahead of where we were four years ago,” Superintendent Donald Gill said. “We’ve made some dramatic changes.” Gill also noted that Antioch’s dropout rate fell by 9.6 percent, the greatest reduction in the county. This was a down year for the district’s high schools. Antioch High fell by one point, Deer Valley High by 12 and DozierLibbey Medical High by 25. Associate Superintendent of Educational Services Stephanie Anello noted that the drop could be attributed to the end of class size reduction, and shifting teachers to grades they’re not accustomed to due to the budget crunch.

The district did see some positive movement in its alternative and continuation schools. Prospects High saw a 57-point bump, from 606 to 663. Live Oak High’s scores rose from 482 to 538, and Bidwell Continuation High experienced a 13-point improvement, from 550 to 567. Of the traditional schools, Antioch Charter Academy II and Marsh Elementary saw the largest gains –14 and 12 points, respectively. Scores in the Knightsen Elementary School District decreased by one point, dropping to 847, but as the score omits Old River Elementary (which was factored into the 2010 score), the number isn’t the most accurate examination of the district’s progress. Old River closed its doors at the end of the 2009-10 school year, so only Knightsen Elementary was counted this year. While the school saw an 11-point gain, without Old River School, the district’s score saw a slight decrease. Overall, the Knightsen district’s 847 score remains the highestachieving in the district, followed closely by Brentwood Union’s 843. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

with a Muslim or someone from the Mormon faith,” Ruehlig said. “That was inspiring. … It kind of grew by itself.” Throughout the week, congregations of various faiths will hold ceremonies, all of which are open to the public. The individual events all focus on peace and ways to achieve it. The project offers a variety of ways for residents to become involved and learn more about other faiths and cultures.

On Sept. 14, Dhyanyoga Centers of Antioch host a Sanskrit call-and-response chanting to the Divine, a ceremony culminating in a prayer for world peace. Two days later, Seventh Day Adventist Church of Antioch has planned a dedication and prayer service for its newly-constructed prayer garden. The Interfaith Peace Project concludes on Sept. 21, the International Day of Peace.

The Interfaith Peace Project Center, 4740 Matterhorn Way, offers space that day for quiet reflection, prayer, study and gentle conversation as part of the Eleven Hours of Peace. “It’s quite a full calendar,” Ruehlig said. “I’ve had a number of people call me saying, ‘Oh my gosh, how am I going to choose?’ It’s a big departure from last year.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Emergency medical services not dependent on fire tax Editor: After reading numerous articles and submissions in regard to the proposed fire tax, I am concerned just how many people don’t seem to be aware of what emergency medical services (EMS) they have available to them in East Contra Costa. I would like the readers and public out there to know that if they think this tax is necessary in order for them to receive prompt, professional, well trained, emergency medical service, they are mistaken and uninformed. There are two parts to a response the way the EMS system is set up in Contra Costa County: the first responders (I’ll elaborate more on this in a bit) and the ambulance. With the exception of San Ramon, Moraga and Orinda, ambulance service is contracted by the county to American Medical Response (AMR). Every single ambulance in Contra Costa that responds to an emergency has at least one paramedic (paramedic means they can provide Advanced Life Support, also known as ALS) and one emergency medical technician – basic (EMT); sometimes there are two paramedics in lieu of a one paramedic one EMT configuration. The AMR ambulances are payed for on a fee-for-use basis only; your tax dollars do not go toward providing ambulance coverage. Simply put, you only pay for the ambulance if you use it, and to elaborate on that, you only pay for its use if you get transported. For the ambulance and its paramedic to show up and evaluate and/or treat you, but not transport, costs nothing and you pay nothing for that service. Now, the first responder aspect is in addition to the ambulance. Along with the ambulance being dispatched to medical emergencies, first responders are dispatched as well. These first responders typically consist of the fire department and their personnel. The general belief

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is that in a medical emergency you want trained personnel to get to you as fast as possible to begin providing care while the ambulance is still possibly en route. Also, there are some instances where additional hands are needed, such as moving patients to the ambulance cot or in the event of a cardiac arrest, where multiple hands are needed to perform CPR. With this tax proposal, East Contra Costa Fire says it will use part of the tax fee to provide paramedic service on its fire engines so the citizens of East County will have fire department paramedic service (currently they staff EMTs). What I fail to see mentioned time and time again are two things: 1) East County already has paramedic service on every single ambulance that responds to its emergencies, and: 2) as part of its contract with Contra Costa County, AMR already provides experienced paramedic first responders to East County. These AMR paramedic first responders are actually stationed 24/7 at fire stations in East County (station 52 – Brentwood, station 59 – Discovery Bay, station 95 – Bethel Island) and respond in conjunction with the fire department (and the ambulance) to all medical calls. Additionally, there are two ambulance stations staffed with two paramedics each, 24/7, in the area, one in Brentwood and the other in Antioch just on the Oakley border (there are also many more paramedic ambulances that cover East County in 10-12-hour shift increments, which remain on the road and are not in stations). East county citizens: these AMR paramedic first responders are provided to you at no cost. They are part of the ambulance contract due to the fact that East Contra Costa Fire does not have paramedics on its fire engines. First responder paramedics and ambulance paramedics are not dependent on this fire tax; you already have them! Finally, an important thing to note is that these AMR first responder paramedics are dedicated for medical calls regardless of the fire department having to perform fire suppression duties. If this fire tax is passed as is, and paramedics are staffed on the fire engines, two things will happen: 1) the county will no longer require AMR to provide these first responder paramedics and they will be removed, and 2): as a result of the dedicated AMR first responder paramedics being removed, in the event a firefighter/paramedic is performing fire suppression duties when a medical emergency occurs, they will be unable to respond – in contrast to the AMR first responder paramedic, who would have been able to regardless of the existence of a fire incident. Please don’t be scared into thinking this tax is needed in order to provide

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State’s’s fiscal health skating on thin ice Editor: If I told you that in 1999, when the State of California was flush with cash, that we could thank just 12 Californians for our fortune, you’d probably think I was a half turn short of a tight lug nut. (You might be partially right, but not for that reason.) This fact may also explain why California’s finances are in such a shambles today and why the state’s current funding system must be overhauled. In 1999 the state received $12 billion more in revenue than it anticipated. Life was good, except there was one problem: 8 billion of this “extra” $12 billion came from just 12 Californians. Yes, two-thirds of the windfall came from just 12 people. How could that be? Let me start with a quick lesson in California finance. The four most significant sources of revenue for the state are corporate tax, sales tax, property tax and personal income tax. A disproportionate amount comes from personal income taxes. In fact, 55 percent of all revenue comes from this one source. And to exacerbate the problem, 50 percent of that amount comes from just 1 percent of our population. Starting to see the problem? Furthermore, these individuals don’t bring in this kind of money by cashing a monthly paycheck from their employer. Now back to 1999. Stocks were at a record high. Also remember the key to doing well in the stock market is to buy low and sell high. So during this period many very wealthy Californians became wealthier by cashing in their companies’ stock options. Therefore, they paid huge income taxes for that year, whereas they may have paid very little or none for several years before and possibly the years following. And there you have it: 12 people driving the state’s economy. Personally, do I believe the wealthy should pay more? Yes. But the current system is seriously flawed. This dynamic, of course, has a drastic impact on public schools. Approximately 82 percent of an average school district’s revenue comes from the state; the balance from the federal government and local sources. Under the provisions of Proposition 98, schools represent about 40 percent of the state’s budget. So when the stock market soars, state revenues soar and consequently school districts’ revenues increase as well. Unfortunately, the reverse is also true. The other problem with the dynamic is that when the state is flush with cash, it spends it mostly on implementing programs that have ongoing

costs instead of those with just a one-time cost. So when the revenues dip, the state can’t afford its commitments. Class size reduction is an example of this. What is the answer? There is not one simple solution. However, the goal needs to be to provide a more stable revenue stream for the state. Of the four revenue sources cited earlier, the most stable is property taxes. Let me put it this way: if 54 percent of the state’s budget came from property taxes, the change in property values of the 12 richest Californians wouldn’t drive the fiscal health of the state. Dr. Rick Rogers Superintendent, Oakley Union School District

Enough is enough: No Walmart Editor: Please stop Walmart from coming to Brentwood. There is one in Antioch. We want to keep our downtown and the city quiet and quaint. There are enough shops. Please stop the building – it is ruining our town. Crime and corruption are already more than we can handle for our own safety and healthy living that this community used to have. Please stop the building and stop Walmart from coming to Brentwood. Lora Rains Brentwood

Time to choose sides Editor: The first shots of the “Walmart or no Walmart” battle have been fired in Brentwood. This is going to be a tough one, and it is never too early to pick a side. No problem for me. Bringing Walmart to Brentwood is almost as stupid as the $16,000 (each!) palm trees or the abomination being built in what used to be a great city park. Our elected leaders need to be put on a very short leash, and right away. Their ability to govern ranks right up there with the Byron school superintendent’s choice of a principal for one of the elementary schools in that district. Mediocrity strikes again. Of all the far East County towns, Brentwood is the only one left with any character and small-town feel. Simply put: build a Walmart here and we will become just another retail strip like so many small towns in America. Even though poorly designed and executed, the re-vamped downtown area of Brentwood at least has some class and character when compared to most of the towns in the far East County. The downtown will become a blighted ghost town of failed businesses if Walmart is allowed anywhere near our nice little community. If you have to have their low-priced imported goods, drive to the Walmart on Lone Tree. It is not that far and all those Chinese factory workers will thank you. Bill Sumner Brentwood


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Wolverines set to defend golf title by Michael Dixon Correspondent As the Bay Valley Athletic League girls golf season gets underway, it will already be an unusual year for the Deer Valley squad – their top player isn’t named Edwards. The graduation of Haley Edwards brought an end to a run of dominance enjoyed by her and her sisters, an era that lasted for the better part of a decade. While Edwards and Melissa Wilkerson are gone, the Wolverines do return most of their team from last season. One of those players is Taylor Coover, now a junior, who often challenged Edwards for the role of the team’s low scorer. As Coover is one of only three juniors on the roster, the Wolverines are a young team. Deer Valley will also be out for revenge this year. After winning the regular season title, they lost to Liberty by two shots in the BVAL tournament. Liberty The Lions are led by seniors Marissa

Apadaca, Morgan Hernandez and Lei Wei. All four are in their fourth year as Liberty golfers. Wei won the individual title at the BVAL meet last year. “These three seniors are great leaders, players that will help our team contend for a league title,” head coach Josh Ellcessor said. “The greatest attribute that will help us contend for a title this season is the team’s ability to support and help one another through good and bad times.” Liberty opened its season with a 212239 win over Granada, which won the East Bay Athletic League championship last season. The Lions’ goal is to win the first regular season BVAL title in the school’s history. And as Kastyn Sugimoto (now playing for Fresno City College) is the only departure from the 2010 squad, they’re equipped to do just that. “I’m very impressed with how we’ve started the season,” Ellcessor said. “Our strengths this season are leadership, experience and a great work ethic.” see Defend page 27A

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Freedom receiver Stephen Rodriguez is mobbed by his teammates after catching the go-ahead touchdown pass against Amador Valley.

Heritage running back Jorel Avila tries to get away from Granada’s Tyler Amick in the Patriots’ win Friday night.

Wild opening night for BVAL football Final push gives Freedom the win by Michael Dixon Correspondent If Freedom High’s varsity football players figure out how to play a full game the way they played the last nine minutes of their opener, they’ll be unbeatable. After trailing by 12 in the fourth quarter against Amador Valley, the Falcons

scored 15 points in the final eight minutes to win 22-19. Freedom’s play mirrored that of its quarterback, junior Dante Mayes. Mayes was erratic for most of the night, but settled down in crunch time, hitting senior receiver Stephen Rodriguez for two fourth-quarter touchdown passes plus a two-point conversion. The final score was posted with 3:43 on the clock. When junior defensive tackle Bobby Montgomery broke up a fourthdown run on the Dons’ ensuing possession, see Push page 28A

Patriots evade Matadors’ grasp by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer As Granada High senior quarterback Jeremy Mata lined up for a twominute drill on Friday night, flashbacks flooded the mind of Heritage head coach Jeff Haagenson. Throughout the game, Mata had en-

joyed the friendly skies above the Patriots’ secondary. And leading the Matadors by only a single point in the waning minutes, Haagenson feared that Mata would return to the air for a game-winning score. Luckily for the Patriots’ coach, his defense kept Granada grounded. A key sack by senior linebacker Jacob Catala brought the Matadors final drive to a screeching halt and gave the Patriots a 35-34 season-opening victory. “I was thinking all I had to do was see Evade page 29A


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field two juniors who earned first-team all-BVAL honors last season: setter Kiana Pinkowski and middle blocker Alexis Dumitrescu. Pinkowski led the team with 363 service aces and 590 assists while Dumitrescu made a team-high 39 blocks. “They’re ready to conquer the season,” Ghilarducci said. “I feel like we’re really going to hold our own and be more of an experienced team this year.” Other talented returning Liberty athletes include junior outside hitter Taylor Scriven, senior outside hitter Ana SilviaVega and senior libero Taylor Morgan. Junior libero Melissa Cobarruzi, who played junior varsity, should be a factor along with sophomore middle blockers Morgan Van Usso and Emily Belt.

Antioch Antioch would like to improve on a 2010 season in which the Panthers finished 10-17 overall and 6-6 in BVAL play. Antioch’s roster was senior-heavy last season, meaning head coach Nicole Whitman nearly has an entirely new squad on her hands. One key bright spot for the Panthers is sophomore libero Linsey Baynes, who earned second-team all-league honors as a freshman. Senior Jacy Colen, a middle blocker, was an honorable mention all-league selection as a junior. Antioch is fairly young this season, led by four seniors, three sophomores and a freshman, outside hitter Emily Polanco.

Freedom Last year was a season to forget for Freedom, but the Falcons are hoping for better results under new leadership. Firstyear head coach Arvin Cruz looks to bring his club volleyball experience to Oakley, where Freedom tries to rebound from an 017 season (0-10 BVAL). Cruz, an assistant coach for Pleasant Hill-based Pacific Rim Volleyball, wants to instill club team spirit. “I’m feeling pretty good about the team right now,” Cruz said. “This season, everybody’s working hard, getting in shape and learning some stuff they haven’t learned.” Though Cruz hasn’t written in anyone’s role with a Sharpie, he said a few athletes could come forward to provide key leadership. Senior libero Brytnie Winkler and junior outside hitter Dominique Austin will be fundamental to Freedom’s success. Cruz also sees talent in JV players Taylor Bolles, Sirena Burgueno and Amanda Linder.

Pittsburg Pittsburg was the second BVAL team that couldn’t break the win column in 2010. Additionally, of the 12 players on the Pirates’ roster last season, seven were seniors. The team finished 0-8 last year, playing no preseason games. Pittsburg will count on senior leadership from athletes such as 5-10 Tiana Lui, who returns from last season’s team. Senior Joelle Williams, who runs hurdles for the Pirates’ track team, was an all-league honorable mention selection last year. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Pats team up for win Leaving the comfort of East County, the Delta Patriots North Division Starts needed a total team effort against the 2-0 Tracy Buccaneers last weekend. The North Division Starts pulled together for a 7-6 victory. The Tracy Bucs started the season with a combined 67 points in only their first two games, so the Starts knew it would take a whole team effort for a win. The defense, led by Bryce Leichty, Nathaniel Carroll, Austin Fox and Alexander Regelado, set the tone early on, slowing down the Bucs and allowing only three first downs and one score the entire game. The young football stars earned their second win and creating a building block for the rest of the season.

Patriots Varsity West shuts it down for win Delta Patriots Varsity West recorded its first shutout of the season Saturday against the Liberty Ranch Jr. Hawks 320. Running back Nicholas Duarte led the West with two touchdowns, running back Riley Condon made a spectacular 90-yard touchdown run and quarterback Ezra Magalei connected with wide receiver Devon Benner on a 20-yard TD pass. The West defense was led by Fazion LaMarque, Stephen Henry, Jacob Snyder and Duarte, who snagged a key interception to keep the Hawks out of the end zone. DP Varsity West is now 3-0, a record shared by DP Starts West and DP Rookies West. – Contributed by Eric Yunck


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Defend from page 23A Freedom The Falcons will be led by juniors Andrea Neilson, Kaylin Ackerman and sophomore Genevieve Pascale. Their primary loss from 2010 is Miranda Herman. “There is some work to be done,” head coach Krista Plumlee said. “But I see a lot of potential for some good play.” According to Plumlee, her players are driven by strong personalities and experience. In addition to Neilson, Ackersman and Pascale, the Falcons field three seniors: Taylor Morrow, Ilyssa Silva and Monica Williams. Neilson was one of the top players in the BVAL last season. She carded an 82 to earn a spot in the sudden-death tiebreaker at the BVAL Championships won by Wei. While the team is loaded with personality and knowledge of the game, Plumlee is concerned that her players might lack the drive and ambition to contend for a league title. Heritage Sophomore Megan Conder hopes to help the Patriots develop a family legacy

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of their own. Her sister Lauren, now a University of Richmond sophomore, was dominant in her four years at Heritage. Megan, who shot a 76 to qualify for the North Coast Section playoffs, was one of the league’s top players last year. She improved over the summer, playing in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach while paired with touring pro Tom Purtzer. Part of her week featured a sparkling 69 on her own ball in her round at Pebble Beach. Megan will lead the Patriots effort to compete for a league championship. Antioch The Panthers field a young team in 2011. Kelsey Cast and Toni Herrington have graduated, while senior Nicolette Redfearn is the team’s top returning player. Head coach John Luis knows that the team will experience growing pains this year, but doesn’t offer any predictions. “We are inexperienced and will be learning as we go,” he said. With the exception of Redfearn, very little is set in stone for the young Antioch team. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Freedom’s victory was secure. “I just calmed down and fed off of my team’s enthusiasm,” Mayes said. “Everybody was rallying around me when I couldn’t do my thing. That gave me motivation to do what I could do. In the fourth quarter, we killed it. I’m proud of everybody.” Senior linebacker Frank Cisneros led the Falcons with six tackles and an interception. Mitchell Silva, a senior lineman, made four tackles, notched a sack and blocked the PAT attempt on Amador Valley’s first touchdown. The block caused the Dons to attempt two-point conversions on their ensuing two TDs. They missed both. The Falcons (1-0) travel Friday to Elk Grove to take on Franklin, followed by road games against West in Tracy and Golden Valley in Merced. Freedom’s next home game will be against College Park on Sept. 30. Junior varsity The game was no less successful for Freedom’s junior varsity team, which won in far more convincing fashion, riding an interception return from Zach Sutton, two rushing touchdowns from Joseph Johnson and another from Malachi Cheney to win 28-0. Clayton Valley 28, Liberty 24 An Eagles 21-point second half led Clayton Valley to a 28-24 victory at Liberty on Friday in the season opener. Liberty held a 17-7 advantage over the Diablo Valley Athletic League foes at halftime, but couldn’t hold it. Senior running back Joseph Canady led the Lions in rushing, gaining 61 yards on six

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carries. Junior Cody Suckow, in his varsity debut, went 14-for-33 for two touchdowns. Senior receiver Pablo Espinoza caught both of those TD passes, racking up 84 yards on nine receptions. Liberty (0-1) faces Livermore at home on Friday. Antioch 56, Gregori 0 Facing a team playing its first varsity home game, Antioch pummeled Gregori of Modesto 56-0 on Friday. The Panthers put up a 21-point first quarter on the Jaguars, making the outcome a foregone conclusion. Senior halfback Eddie Robinson carried the ball four times for 144 yards and two touchdowns. Junior running back Elbert Hamilton was another triple-digit rusher, gaining 105 yards and scoring one TD. Senior quarterback Troy Amate’s 173 yards through the air came on 9-for-15 passing. He connected on touchdown passes to Josh Oseguera, Hamilton, Darrin Jones and Robinson. Antioch (1-0) travels to Concord on Friday to take on Clayton Valley. Foothill (Palo Cedro) 30, Deer Valley 19 Despite a stellar performance from senior running back Matt Smith, Deer Valley fell 30-19 on Saturday on the home turf of Foothill from Palo Cedro. Smith rushed for 225 yards – 141 in the first half – in the season-opening loss. Deer Valley (0-1) travels on Saturday to Fremont to face Washington. Pittsburg 14, Foothill 0 Senior QB Malik Watson threw for 184 yards in the season-opening victory. For the full story, visit www.thepress.net.


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Evade from page 23A get to the quarterback,” Catala said. “I knew the guy in front of me kept going to my outside every time. I just took one step outside and then went inside.” Spearheading the Patriots D were senior linebackers Catala, who made eight tackles and one sack; Darren Woods, who notched four tackles and one sack; and Josh Chinn, who was credited with five stops. Patriots senior running back Jorel Avila carried the ball 16 times, racking up 109 yards and four touchdowns. Jeremiah Poti, a senior fullback, gained 92 yards on 14 carries. Junior quarterback Anthony Carter finished 7-for-10 with 55 yards through the air. “When we put in the work over the summer, we got the mentality that it’s not over until four quarters are done,” Poti said. “We knew they were going to get tired. We weren’t going to get tired.” Despite the impressive work on offense, it was a special teams play that gave Heritage the chance to win. With about seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Patriots tied the game at 28 on a quarterback keeper by Carter. But Granada drove down the field to regain the lead on a touchdown pass from Mata to senior wideout Tyler Amick. On the point-after attempt, Heritage sophomore linebacker Jordan Ruelas got a hand on the ball, deflecting it away from the goalposts. The Patriots crowd became re-energized. Heritage drove back down the field,

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chipping away at the Matador defense on runs by Poti and Avila. With just under two minutes to go, Avila took the handoff from Carter, cut right and found 22 yards of open field to the end zone. Then Granada – two timeouts in its pocket – started eating up yardage on the final drive. A defensive pass interference penalty gave the Matadors the ball at their own 46 with about 41 seconds to go. “They’re (Granada) a good football team and you can’t make those kinds of mistakes,” Haagenson said. “The main thing is you can’t give good teams multiple chances to score.” After Mata scrambled for four yards, Granada burned its first timeout. On the next play, Catala made his move, bringing Mata to the ground and forcing the Matadors to stop the clock again. Mata completed a pass for six yards, then heaved up a final prayer that drifted out of bounds. Heritage (1-0) continues its nonleague slate Friday at Windsor. Junior varsity The Heritage junior varsity team got its own share of last-minute drama. The Patriots held off a Granada rally on Friday night, coming out on top 18-14. Head coach Mark Maday was pleased with the performances of linebacker Alex Filardo, running back Tommy Lopez, wide receiver Travon Covington, linebacker/fullback Antonio Cerda, tight end Nicolas Caligari and quarterback Nate Rollins. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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World-class racing comes to Antioch If you like sprint cars, lots of them are coming at you from Antioch Speedway on Monday. The Saturday, Sept. 10 event at the Antioch Speedway has been canceled to prepare for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars arrival at the track on Monday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.. The rare Monday night racing date was added to the Antioch schedule just weeks ago. The World of Outlaws series features some of the most talented sprint car racers in the nation. Preparation for the extravaganza has been non-stop. The grandstands have been painted, the pits spruced up, and accommodations for parking have been arranged. This is the World of Outlaws’ first Antioch Speedway appearance. The evening promises a feast for sprint car lovers. On Saturday, Sept. 17, the speedway is back in action with both All Star Wingless Sprint Cars and 360 Winged Sprints. Limited Late Models, Super Hobby Stocks, Mini Trux, Dwarf Cars and Four Bangers are also on the schedule. The DIRTcar West Modified Stock Cars return to Antioch Speedway Sept. 24. The following weekend, the Budweiser Fall Classic features a two-division, two-track event for DIRTcar West Modifieds and Western All Stars Late Models. The show begins at the Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 1 and moves to Merced Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 2. – Courtesy of Mike Adaskaveg

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Kings of the Dirt Brentwood Blast Blue 11U captured the championship in the sixth annual King of the Dirt baseball tournament over Labor Day weekend. The Blast Blue team went 3-1-1 and won the championship 134. In the front row, from left, are Jeffrey Heinrich, Jake Torres, Michael Cole, Josh

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Some of Antioch’s best individual athletes of the past, plus a standout team, will be part of the 2011 slate of inductees into the Antioch Historical Society’s Sports Legends. The displays and plaques honoring this year’s inductees will be unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Historical Society, 1500 W. Fourth St. The sold-out induction dinner will be held later that evening at Lone Tree Golf and Event Center. The Antioch Sports Legends program, now in its fifth year, has received widespread acclaim from the community for its spectacular displays of local sports history and memorabilia, housed in the 2,500-squarefoot lower level of the museum building. The all-volunteer Antioch Sports Legends organiztion, headed by program co-coordinators Eddie Beaudin and Tom Menasco, oversees all aspects of program and display. Class of 2011: All Around Athlete: Rich Jones All Around Female Athlete: Karen Christianson-Carmazzi Individual Male Athletes: Curtis Casey and Mike Kelly – track; Jason Ver-

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property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $304,121.95. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 08/25/2011 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 75001-9013 Telephone: (866) 795-1852 Telecopier: (972)

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Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded June 3, 2011 as Instr. No. 2011-0110883 in Book --- Page -- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED MAY 4, 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. 5318 CHEROKEE WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).” Said Sale of property will be made in “as is” condition without covenant or warranty, express 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 as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: SEPTEMBER 30, 2011, AT 1:30 P.M. *AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) MARTINEZ, CA At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $571,349.64. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. See attached 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,

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Rodda makes solar power accessible by Amy Claire Correspondent The rising cost of energy and concern for the environment have increased awareness of a common alternative-energy solution: solar panels. But the substantial upfront expense of solar panel installation – often in the tens of thousands of dollars – can deter the average homeowner from making the investment. Rodda Electric in Brentwood, however, is pioneering a new leasing program that allows homeowners to go green without going broke. According to CEO Ray Rodda, participants in the program put no money down yet enjoy the benefits of solar energy. Rodda Electric calculates a customer’s average monthly PG&E bill. The customer then pays 80 percent of that average to the bank each month over the course of a 20year loan, saving 20 percent on electricity while the remainder pays for the solar panel. A 30-percent federal tax credit is offered to clients who pay the entire cost up-front. Rodda Electric hopes the new programs encourage people suffering financially in the current economy to move to solar energy. As PG&E rates rise an average of seven percent per year, the prospect of paying nothing for electricity appeals to cash-strapped consumers. Solar division manager Josh Aldrich and advocate No-

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CEO Ray Rodda, Solar Division Manager Josh Aldrich and solar advocate Nolan Roe display the working solar panel they use to demonstrate solar energy at the Brentwood Farmers’ Market and other local events. lan Roe championed the idea of energy independence. As Aldrich put it, “You now own your own electrical plant on your roof.” After working as a licensed electrician for other companies, Rodda decided to go into business for himself, founding Rodda Electric in 1998. “I knew I needed

to do something more with my future,” he said. “The goal is to build a company that people can depend on, that people can rely on and trust.” He also wanted to create a business that encouraged and enabled its employees to meet their professional goals. His work is paying off: in 2007, Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Rodda Electric as

one of its 500 fastest-growing businesses. Since solar panels are intended to operate for decades, Rodda and his team pay close attention to quality and detail when installing solar systems. The components are all made in the USA, installed by certified, licensed electricians, and carry a 25year transferable warranty. The company employs an in-house engineer and a roofer to ensure that installation goes smoothly. “We don’t subcontract anything,” said Aldrich. The program also includes an energy audit of the home to help customers locate ways to conserve power. In order to educate the general public about solar panels and renewable energy, Rodda Electric hosts a booth at the Brentwood Farmers’ Market every Saturday, demonstrating a working solar panel and answering questions about the costs and impacts of solar systems. In one example, a solar panel system offset 132 tons of carbon dioxide emissions over 25 years. This is equivalent to planting 5,276 trees or eliminating 447,119 miles of driving in a small car. Rodda is proud of his company’s work: “You’re promoting something that’s right for the future.” Rodda Electric is located at 2155 Elkins Way, Suite D in Brentwood. For a free in-home consultation, call 925-240-6024, visit www.roddaelectric.com or e-mail josh@roddaelectric.com. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Wind farm from page 3B one of the oldest wind farms in the nation. When first built in the 1970s, it boasted nearly 6,000 turbines. Companies such as NextEra lease the land’s wind rights from area farmers and cattle ranchers. The plan also includes the removal of 180 power poles (throughout the Altamont Wind Farms, which includes a stretch of Vasco Road), 6½ miles of overhead line, 15 guide towers and 23 miles of road. The ongoing construction of the windmills along Vasco Road, in concert with the lane-widening project near Brush Creek, can be distracting for drivers who travel the curvy 16-mile corridor. So as a condition of approval for permitting the new, taller turbines, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors required NextEra to sponsor a safety radio spot for Vasco Road. According to Stengel, the Vasco Wind Project is expected to be complete by the end of the year. The remaining phases of the Altamont Wind Resource Project will follow. By the time the work is done in 2013, not only will Alameda and Contra Costa counties’ rolling hillsides be more energy-efficient – they’ll be prettier. “We think that once the project is completed, the landscape will look completely different,” said Stengel. “It will look a lot cleaner from an environmental perspective and it will be much better. It’s a good project.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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The mantra of the green earth movement – reduce, reuse, recycle – can easily be adapted in your kitchen. No need to redo your entire kitchen with bamboo floors, the newest energy-efficient appliances, counters made of recycled paper and yogurt containers, and locally made antique cabinetry. In fact, the greenest option is to maintain your current kitchen and adopt new practices.

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On turning 50 When I turned 50, I got an envelope from AARP. I ran after the mail truck, yelling at the postman that he had the wrong house. It was impossible for me to start receiving this type of mail. Turning 50 was not as traumatic as I feared, and when SENIOR the 50s flew by and ORNER I reached 60, I was already prepared for middle age. Does that mean I’ll live to be 120? Can I look forward to Willard Scott telling the world how lovely I am and putting me on a Smucker’s jar MARLA for my birthday? LUCKHARDT My point is that age is a number and life is a very interesting ride, throwing curves and challenges at us at every turn. How we handle the pitfalls and treasure the joys of life create our true age, regardless of the number of candles on our cake. Many illnesses evolve from stress, so I urge you to control it whatever way you can. Whether it be a nice hot bath that calms you, a glass of wine or a nice evening stroll, make use of anything that helps you take that anxiety and toss it. We all know that stress can affect your heart (high blood pressure) as well as your stomach (ulcers). Common sense tells us that, but it’s also a fact that stress can be the main culprit in ailments such

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Audubon on display The Mt. Diablo Audubon Society will showcase its talents at Antioch’s Lynn House Gallery Sept. 10 to 24. The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibit features Mount Diablo Audubon Society members committed to the sustainable balance of our community’s people, birds, other wildlife and habitat through conservation, education and advocacy. The exhibit showcases the artwork of the society’s members and the

region’s natural environment through paintings, photography and other media. Participating artists are Joel Summerhill, Dave Kwinter, Paul Schorr, Megan Sandri, Julia Starr, Maury Stern, David Merrill, Gloria Cannon, Scott Hein, Jean Matuska, Deborah Kirshen, Brian Murphy and Ellis Myer. The Lynn House Gallery is located at 809 W. First St. in downtown Antioch. For more information, visit www.art4antioch.org/ mt.diablo-audubon-exhibt2011.asp or e-mail diane@art4antioch.org.


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OBITUARY Anne Marie Holm Oct. 24, 1921-Aug. 11, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anne Marie Holm, 89, on Aug. 11, 2011 in the company of her only daughter, Shelley Davenport Tosh. Annie, as her friends and family called her, suffered a major stroke on July 29 and was not able to recover. Annie was born on Oct. 24, 1921 on a family farm in Boyne Lake, Alberta, Canada to William and Theresa Shepert. Annie did not graduate from high school, as she began working the farm at age 12 and later worked at a boy’s school by the age of 16. Annie saved her money and eventually moved to the big city of Edmonton, where she worked as a waitress at the Pan-American Cafe. She met her future husband there and was married to Svend Holm in 1952. In 1967 they moved to the Bellevue area of Washington State and stayed there while their daughter attended and graduated from Interlake High School. Following graduation, Annie and Shelley moved down to the San Francisco Bay area, where Annie began waitressing in 1971 at Bob’s El Camino Coffee Shop in Belmont (eventually known as Cafe Alfredo’s and later, The Omelet House). She worked there until 2000, when she suffered a stroke and was forced to retire. Annie’s family moved her to the Antioch area in 2004 so she could be closer to them. With her naturally friendly personality, Annie adapted quickly and was able to make many, many friends locally. Annie is survived by her daughter, Shel-

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Noteworthy number rentwood resident Nellie B. Huillade turns 99 today. Nellie was born in San Francisco on Sept. 9, 1912 to Annie and Nels Nelson, who emigrated from Sweden. She moved to Brentwood in 2003 to live with her niece, Diane C. Jasey. In 2008, Nellie moved to Cortona Park Assisted Living, where she has many friends who all love her – and vice versa. A celebration is slated for Sept. 10. Congratulations, Nellie!

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (the “District”) will hold a public hearing on the adoption of its Operating Budget for fiscal year 2011-2012. The time, date, and place of the hearing shall be as follows: TIME: 6:30P.M DATE: September 12, 2011 PLACE: 3231 Main Street, Oakley, CA A copy of the proposted budget will be available for inspection at the offices of the District at 134 Oak Street, Brentwood, CA three days prior to the public hearing. Any person who wishes to be heard regarding the proposed final budgets may appear at the public hearing or may send written comments to the undersigned at the District office. /s/ Hugh Henderson Fire Chief/ Clerk of the Board Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005337-00 The name of the business (es): Total Body Transformation Located at: 5404 Riverlake Rd In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Toni Michelle Hill 5404 Riverlake Rd, Discovery Bay, CA, 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 9/28/2010. Signature of registrant: Toni Hill This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/4/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 8/4/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005338-00 The name of the business (es): Original Oils by Nicki b Located at: 1250 Willowlake Rd In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Nicki Marie Bernacchi 1250 Willowlake Rd, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/4/2011. Signature of registrant: Nicki Marie Bernacchi This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/4/11 By Elizabeth Gutierrez, Deputy Expires 8/4/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005472-00 The name of the business (es): Azra Foundation Located at: 5315 Heidorn Ranch Rd In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Azra P. Khan 5315 Heidorn Ranch Rd. Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/10/11. Signature of registrant: Azra P. Khan This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/10/11 By Sue Whatford, Deputy Expires 8/10/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005418-00 The name of the business (es): Ziglar Brothers Landscape and Property Maintenance Located at: 2049 Bridgeport Loop In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Silas Howard Barr Ziglar 2)Michael Fredrick Ziglar 2049 Bridgeport Loop, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/8/2011. Signature of registrant: Silas Ziglar This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/8/11 By Chandra Ocasio, Deputy Expires 8/8/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005546-00 The name of the business (es): The King Diamond Products Located at: 641 Eastwood Ct. In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Hector Barquero 2)Alba Barquero 641 Eastwood Ct Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/12/11. Signature of registrant: Alba Barquero This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:8/12/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 8/12/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005437-00 The name of the business (es): 1)San Ramon Glass Company 2)San Ramon Valley Glass Company 3) Delta Valley Glass Company 4)Delta Valley Glass and Shower Company 5) Clayton Valley Glass Company 6) Clayton Glass Company 7)Oakley Glass Company 8)Tri Valley Glass 9) Tri Valley Glass and Shower Company Located at: 3469 Mt. Diablo Blvd. In: Lafayette, CA, 94549, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Mark Connor 2)Deanna Connor 2318 Winchester Loop, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Deanna Connor This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/9/11 By D. Acuff, Deputy Expires 8/9/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005442-00 The name of the business (es): Heavenly Cheesecakes Located at: 860 Orchid Court In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Maria Martinek 860 Orchid Ct, Brentwood, CA, 94513 2) Michelle Hirsch, 3699 Otter Brook Loop, Discovery Bay, CA, 94505. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/9/2011. Signature of registrant: Michelle Hirsch Maria Martinek This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/9/11 By Chandra Ocasio, Deputy Expires 8/9/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005475-00 The name of the business (es): LRJ Motors Located at: 570 Valdry Court - C-10 In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Mailing: 3602 Otter Brook Loop, Discovery Bay, CA, 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Robin Jarreau 3602 Otter Brook Loop, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Robin Jarreau This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/10/11 By C. Garcia, Deputy Expires 8/10/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005588-00 The name of the business (es): Vietnam Noodle House Located at: 3676 Delta Fair Blvd. In: Antioch, Ca, 94509, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Thanh Q Trinh 2)Nhung T Ho 3276 Napa Dr, San Jose, CA 95148. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Thanh Q Trinh This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/16/11 By H. Franklin, Deputy Expires 8/16/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005730-00 The name of the business (es): Starfyre Property Management Located at: 4460 Sugar Barge Road In: Bethel Island, Ca, 94511, Mailing: P.O. Box 2034, Bethel Island, CA 94511 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Donna M. van Schaik 2) Rudolf S. van Schaik 4460 Sugar Barge Road #2014 Bethel Island, CA 94511. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Donna M. van Schaik This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/22/11 By T. Ragsdale, Deputy Expires 8/22/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005703- 00 The name of the business (es): East Contra Costa Real Estate Located at: 5518 Starfish Pl. In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1)Craig H. McClearen 5518 Starfish Pl., Discovery Bay, CA, 94505 2)Robin Olson, 1336 Harrison Ln., Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Craig McClearen Broker This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/22/11 By Jenny Pineda, Deputy Expires 8/22/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005603-00 The name of the business (es): Nelson Engineering Services Located at: 853 Stonewood Dr In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Bradley J. Nelson 853 Stonewood Dr Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/16/11. Signature of registrant: Bradley J Nelson This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/16/11 By Joseph Barton, Deputy Expires 8/16/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005643- 00 The name of the business (es): Discovery Bay Locksmith, Discovery Bay Locks Located at: 4865 South Point In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Discovery Locks & More, Inc. 4865 South Point, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: President David D Ciruli This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/18/11 By R. Ramirez, Deputy Expires 8/18/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005220-00 The name of the business (es): AR Properties Located at: 4525 O’Hara Avenue In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Mailing: 1801 St. Mary’s Rd., Moraga, CA 94556 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1)Michael Rose, 1980 Curry Canyon Rd., Clayton, CA, 94517 2)Bryant Lawrence Anderson, 5302 Grasswood Circle, Concord, CA, 94521 3)Ragen Rachelle Ortland, 1801 St. Mary’s Rd., Moraga, CA, 94556 4)Laurel Rose, 1980 Curry Canyon Rd., Clayton, CA, 94517 . This business is conducted by: Co- Partners The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/26/2011. Signature of registrant: Ragen Ortland This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/1/11 By L. Barajas, Deputy Expires 8/1/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005586-00 The name of the business (es): Lions Den Cafe & Deli Located at: 7351 “B” Brentwood Blvd In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Haidrah M. Babukr 22 Connie Ct, Oakley, CA 94516. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Haidrah M. Babukr This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/16/11 By H. Franklin, Deputy Expires 8/16/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005427-00 The name of the business (es): Lightwave Mobile Located at: 309 Mohar Ct In: Pleasant Hill, Ca, 94523, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Liik Us Inc 309 Mohar Ct Pleasant Hill CA 94523. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant Brian Ramsey CEOThis statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/9/11 By J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires 8/9/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005622-00 The name of the business (es): With Love... PJ Located at: 100 York Court In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Susan Pickett 2) Tom Pickett 100 York Court Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Susan Pickett This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/17/11 By B. Basch, Deputy Expires 8/17/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005735- 00 The name of the business (es): Green Power Electrics Located at: 1061 Spruce Street In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Felipe B. Sanchez, Jr. 1061 Spruce Street, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Felipe B. Sanchez, Jr. This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/23/11 By T. Ragsdale, Deputy Expires 8/23/16 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 30, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005664-00 The name of the business (es): J & S Auto Detail Located at: 3660 Walnut blvd #51 In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Jeremy J Josiah Irvin 3660 Walnut blvd #51 Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/18/11. Signature of registrant: Jeremy Irvin This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/18/11 By Lisa Woods, Deputy Expires 8/18/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005543-00 The name of the business (es): Asset Movers Located at: 5651 Beaver Lane In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Timothy Mixon 5651 Beaver Lane, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/12/11. Signature of registrant: Timothy Mixon This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/12/11 By J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires 8/12/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 2208, Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 622-4970 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: August 22, 2011 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: ANTIOCH FOOD VENTURES, INC. The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 2509 SOMERVILLE RD ANTIOCH, CA 94509-4408 Type of license(s) Applied for: 41- On-Sale Beer And Wine endash Eating Place Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Date(s): September 9, 16, 23, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Mark and Kristina Weiler, on behalf of Myia Rose Kauten-Weiler, minor SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Mark and Kristina Weiler, on behalf of Myia Rose Kauten-Weiler, minor FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1203 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Mark and Kristina Weiler, on behalf of Myia Rose Kauten-

Weiler, minor filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Myia Rose Kauten-Weiler to Proposed Name: Myia Rose Kauten Weiler 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 10/07/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 8/12/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: Roger Lee Sigg CASE NUMBER P1101040 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Estate of Roger Lee Sigg A Petition for Probate has been filed by: Patricia Garcia in the Superior Court of California, County of: CONTRA COSTA The Petition for Probate requests that: Patricia Garcia be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: 9/20/11 Time: 9:00 AM Dept: 14 Room: 212 b. Address of court: 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA 94553 If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: David W. Holochuck 9401 E. Stockton Boulevard Suite 210, Elk Grove, CA 95624 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: H528624 CA Unit Code: H Loan No: 0022960900/- MOLAND Investor No: 671019551 AP #1: 055-250-053 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., as duly appointed Trustee under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashier’s, certified or other checks specified in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: RONALD A. MOLAND, LISA A. MOLAND Recorded March 15, 2007 as Instr. No. 2007-0075671 in Book - -- Page --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded June 8, 2011 as Instr. No. 2011-114355 in Book --Page --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED MARCH 6, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 2533 CROCKER WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94509 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).” Said Sale of property will be made in “as is” condition without covenant or warranty, express 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 as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: SEPTEMBER 30, 2011, AT 1:30 P.M. *AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) MARTINEZ, CA At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation

secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $770,358.91. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; 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 monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: September 6, 2011 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC. as said Trustee, as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary KIMBERLY THORNE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 1820 E. FIRST ST., SUITE 210, P.O. BOX 11988 SANTA ANA, CA 92711- 1988 The Beneficiary may be attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. If available, the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com. TAC# 944148 PUB: 09/09/11, 09/16/11, 09/23/11 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011

LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0005813-00 The name of the business (es): Todd’s Soap & More Located at:4631 ford Street In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Todd Malmstrom 4631 ford Street Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Todd Malmstrom This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/25/11 By Lisa Woods, Deputy Expires 8/25/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: September 9, 16, 23, 30, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005170-00 The name of the business (es): AID4ROF - Ring of Fire Earthquake Relief Fund Located at: 2025 Newton Drive In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Love 4 Our Neighbors 2025 Newton Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 3/2011. Signature of registrant: Deborah L. Melander - President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/28/11 By Lisa Woods, Deputy Expires 7/28/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005205-00 The name of the business (es): Blue Print Wealth Partners, LLC Located at: 2603 Camino Ramon, Suite 422 In: San Ramon, Ca, 94583, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Blue Print Wealth Partners, LLC 2603 Camino Ramon, Suite 422, San Ramon, CA 94583 California. This business is conducted by: a Limited LIability Co. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/29/2011. Signature of registrant: Joe R. Duca CEO This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/29/11 By Sue Whatford, Deputy Expires 7/29/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005210-00 The name of the business (es): 3rd Planet Productions Located at: 700 Rio Grande Ct. In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Timothy T. Welch 700 Rio Grande Ct. Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 2005. Signature of registrant: Timothy T Welch This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/29/11 By Sue Whatford, Deputy Expires 7/29/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0005720-00 The name of the business (es): Delta Diablo Doors Located at: 3110 Rio Grande Dr In: Antioch, Ca, 94509. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Tyler Morris 3110 Rio Grande Dr Antioch, CA 94509 2)Robert Grangnelli 2992 Eclipe Pl. Brentwood Ca 94513. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/22/11. Signature of registrant: Tyler Morris This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/22/11 By Jenny Pineda, Deputy Expires 8/22/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: September 9, 16, 23, 30, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005497-00 The name of the business (es): The Shops at Fairview Located at: 3101-3181 Balfour Road In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Mailing: 675 Hartz Ave, Suite 300, Danville, CA, 94526 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Brentwood Balfour Ventures LLC 675 Hartz Ave, Suite 300, Danville, CA, 94526 . This business is conducted by: a Limited Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 6/15/07. Signature of registrant: Lori R Waltzer, Its CFO, Brentwood Balfour Ventures LLC, General Partner This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/11/11 By Chandra Ocasio, Deputy Expires 8/11/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: Gloria Jean Johnson CASE NUMBER P11-00695 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Gloria Jean Johnson A Petition for Probate has been filed by: Morris Evans in the Superior Court of California, County of: CONTRA COSTA The Petition for Probate requests that: Morris Evans be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: 9/27/11 Time: 9:00 AM Dept: 14 Room: b. Address of court: 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA 94553 If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: Joscelyn Jones Torru, Attorney at Law, 1210 Central Blvd., Suite 102, Brentwood, CA, 94513 (925) 308-7070 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1327707-02 APN: 032-351-0156 TRA: 82-235 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx0481 REF: Wierenga, Paul T IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED February 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 PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 22, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded February 23, 2006, as Inst. No. 2006-0055818-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Paul T. Wierenga, An Unmarried Man, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check 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 At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said

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LEGAL NOTICES Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3637 Wells Rd Oakley CA 94561- 5014 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $315,158.87. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590- 1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: September 01, 2011. (R-389258 09/02/11, 09/09/11, 09/16/11) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1327447-02 APN: 098-541-0034 TRA: 79-003 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx4745 REF: Gutierrez, Ronald S IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED May 18, 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 September 15, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal- Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded May 25, 2005, as Inst. No. 2005-0186769-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Ronald S. Gutierrez, A Married Man, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check 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 At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1025 Saint Raphael Dr Bay Point CA 94565-6745 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $395,949.15. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590- 1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: August 22, 2011. (R-388179 08/26/11, 09/02/11, 09/09/11) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F0005403-00 The name of the business (es): SignPro Hydrographics Located at: 7720 Brentwood Blvd. Suite A In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Gregory S. James 1275 Central Ave #156 Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/1/11. Signature of registrant: Gregory S James This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/8/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 8/8/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 2011


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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: David Edward Pratt Jr. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: David Edward Pratt Jr. FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1314 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: David Edward Pratt Jr. filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. 1) David Edward Pratt Jr. 2) Katrin Marissa Brown to Proposed Name: 1)Dave Rawks 2)Katrin Marissa Rawks 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 10/18/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 8/25/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011

easement 17175 or 148”. Parcel Three: An easement (not to be exclusive) as an appurtenance to Parcel One above, for access by vehicles of all kinds, pedestrians, animals and other invitees, and for the construction, maintenance and operation of utilities over the portion of Parcels A and C of Parcel Map MS 4389 filed October 25, 1990 in Book 149 of Parcel Maps, Page 14, Contra Costa County records, designated as “40’ Driveway Easement”. Parcel Four: An easement (not to be exclusive) as an appurtenance to Parcel One above, for access by vehicles of all kinds, pedestrians, animals and other invitees, and for the construction, maintenance and operation of utilities over the portion of Parcel A of MS 43-89 filed October 25, 1990 in Book 149 of Parcel Maps, page 14, Contra Costa County records designated as “20’ Driveway Easement”. Parcel Five: A right of way appurtenant to Parcel One above, awarded Sylvia Corson, et al in the degree quieting title entered October 10, 1972, in the local Superior Court, Case No. 120201, Entitled Sylvia Corson, et al, Plaintiff, Vs. Kelogg Rancho Company, et al, defendants, a certified copy of which was recorded October 18, 1972, Book 6776, official records, Page 517, as follows: “An easement for use as a roadway for vehicles of all kinds, pedestrians and animals; over the following described parcel of land: “Being a portion of the Southeast one-quarter of section 29, Township 1 North, Range 2 East, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the South line of said Southeast one-quarter of Section 29, said point lying North 89’b0 30’ 078” West, 1170.59 feet from a 1” iron pipe marking the Southeast corner of said Southeast one- quarter of Section 29; thence from said point of beginning, North 61’b0 45’ West, 286.93 feet to a point in the fence line marking the South boundary of Briones Valley Road as it exists on the ground; thence along the South line of said Briones Valley Road along an existing fence South 65’b0 23’ 13” West, 11.02 feet South 29’b0 54’ 06” West 38.64 feet; thence leaving the South line Briones Valley Road along the fence line, South 4’b0 00’ 32” East, 14.76 feet to a point thence South 61’b0 45’ East, 172.79 feet to a point in the South line of said Southeast one-quarter of Section 29; thence along said South line of South 89’b0 30’ 07” East, 128.86 feet to the point of beginning.” Parcel Six: Easement granted in the Deed from Sheldon Kleiman, et uk, to Donald J. Peccia, et al, Recorded March 31, 1994, Instrument No. 94091065, as follows: “An easement, not to be exclusive to as an appurtenance to Parcels A and B as shown on subdivision MS 43- 89 filed October 25, 1990 in Book 149 of Parcel Maps, Page 14, Contra Costa County and as an appurtenance to Parcel B as shown on Subdivision MS200-90 filed November 22, 1991, in Book 155 Page 46; Contra Costa County for access of vehicles of all kinds, pedestrians, animals and other invitees over across and along portion of Parcel A MS 200-90 filed November 22, 1991 in Book 155 of Parcel Maps at Page 46 designated “60’ access and utilities ease”. As more fully described on said Deed of Trust. Regarding the property that is the subject of this Notice of Sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that the mortgage loan servicer has not obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this Notice of Sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.53 subdivision (a) does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. We are attempting to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. For Trustee’s Sale information please call (925) 603-7342 Date: 9/2/2011 Standard Trust Deed, a division of Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. , as said Trustee 2600 Stanwell Drive, Suite 200, Concord, CA 94520 (925) 603-1000 (925) 685- 3735 endash fax Amy Rigsby, Assistant Vice President (RSVP# 276827) (09/09/11, 09/16/11, 09/23/11) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011

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): EARNEST JACKSON AND GAIL KURIMOTO- JACKSON HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHTS OF SURVIVORSHIP Recorded: 6/18/2008 as Instrument No. 2008- 0136071-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 10/3/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $243,058.61 The purported property address is: 444 CHESTNUT ST BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 013-390- 009-2 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 ‘a72923.54 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: 800-280-2891 or Login to: www.auction. 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 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. IDSPub #0010214 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 9/23/2011 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011

erty 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 ‘a72923.54 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: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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. IDSPub #0009127 8/26/2011 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

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- 573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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. IDSPub #0009910 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

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. IDSPub #0010024 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 9/23/2011 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011

725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $422,972.94 The purported property address is: 4752 CRESTONE PEAK COURT ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 072-370003 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 Americas Servicing Company 1 Home Campus X2504-017 Customer Service Des Moines IA 50328 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 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: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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. IDSPub #0009109 8/26/2011 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005656-00 The name of the business (es): Shannon’s Appliance Repair Located at: 3018 Camino Diablo In: Byron, Ca, 94514, Mailing: P.O. Box 597, Byron, CA 94514 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Shannon K McCullough 3018 Camino Diablo, Byron, CA 94514. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Shannon McCullough This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/18/11 By Lisa Woods, Deputy Expires 8/18/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005803- 00 The name of the business (es): Janglez Located at: 1394 Camden Court In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Trinidy Jodean Wolf 1394 Camden Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Trinidy Wolf This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/25/11 By H. Franklin, Deputy Expires 8/25/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Diane Fazli SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Diane Fazli FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1204 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Diane Fazli filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Diane Fazli AKA Diane Hansia to Proposed Name: Arsoon Diane Hansia 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 10-11-11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 8/15/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Loan No: Mitchell T.S. No.: ST1- 066208 Title No: 5140150 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/16/- 1999. 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. A public auction to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check/ cash equivalent or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States), will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, or all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances there under, with interest as provided in said Note, fees, charges and expenses of the trustee and the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is reasonably estimated to be: $147,047.53. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Dale Mitchell and Mary Mitchell, husband and wifeDuly Appointed Trustee: Standard Trust Deed, a division of Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Recorded: 11/17/1999 as Instrument No.1999- 0302312-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California. Date of Sale: 9/30/2011 at 1:30 PM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA. Street Address or other common designation of real property purported to be:Vacant Land - Directions may be obtained by written request submitted to the undernoted beneficiary within ten days of the first publication of this notice. Jerald Jackman c/o the Law Offices of Michael R. Bruck, 4146 Redwood Road, Oakland, CA, 94619 A.P.N.: 007- 030-066 Legal Description: Parcel One; Lot 2, as shown on Subdivision 7615 endash Unit 1 filed April 27, 1994, in Book 372 or Maps, at Page 1, Contra Costa County records. Excepting from Parcel One above: An undivided 1/2 interest in all oil, gas, casinghead gasoline, and other hydrocarbons and mineral substances below a point 500 feet below the surface of said land, together with the right to take, remove, mine, pass through and dispose of all said oil, gas, casinghead gasoline and other hydrocarbon and mineral substances, but without any right whatsoever to enter upon the surface of said land or upon any part of said land, within the upper 500 feet thereof. The Grantor further excepts and reserves to the right to drill, take, remove, mine, pass through and dispose of all oil, gas, casinghead gasoline and other hydrocarbon and mineral substances from the South 200 feet to the West 200 feet to the premises as reserved by John E. Corson, et al, in the deed recorded December 9, 1975, Book 7706, Page 199, official records. Also excepting from Parcel One, above: And undivided 1/2 interest in all oil, gas, casinghead gasoline, and other hydrocarbons and mineral substances below a point 500 feet below the surface of said land, together with the right to take, remove, mine, pass through and dispose of all said oil, gas, casinghead gasoline and other hydrocarbon and mineral substances, but without any right whatsoever to enter upon the surface of said land or upon any part of said land within the upper 500 feet thereof, as reserved in the Deed from Gerald J. Jeffry, et ux, recorded June 2, 1999, Book 15110, official records, Page 318. Parcel Two: An easement (not to be exclusive) as an appurtenance to Parcel One above, for access by vehicles of all kinds, pedestrians, animals and other invitees, and for the construction, maintenance and operation of utilities over that portion of Lot 1 of said subdivision 7615 endash Unit 1 designated “40” private roadway access easement per 16250 O.R. 380 PM 16 and PG&E and PT&T Co. utility

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-440204-TC Order #: 110199092- CA-BFI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/12/2008. 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. 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

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-445629-LL Order #: 829661 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/6/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): NEEMA MOHAMMADIZAD, A SINGLE MAN Recorded: 2/13/- 2007 as Instrument No. 2007- 0043477 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/- 16/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $365,603.81 The purported property address is: 720 WINDING CREEK TERR BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 017-280- 030 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 prop-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-447538-LL Order #: 843646 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/29/2007. 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): JESUS HERNANDEZ AND BERTHA A. HERNANDEZ Recorded: 12/12/2007 as Instrument No. 20070335722-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/23/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $480,661.87 The purported property address is: 2249 BARCELONA WAY BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 019-790003 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 ‘a72923.54 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

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-448204-AB Order #: 5492704 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/23/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): DAMON PRESTON AND SHANELLE PRESTON, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 1/31/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0030225-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/30/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $894,632.35 The purported property address is: 2276 STAR LILLY CT BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 018-590-014-9 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 Nationstar Mortgage LLC 350 Highland Drive Lewisville TX 75067 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 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- 573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 11-02212-3 CA Loan No. 0150084648 Title Order No. 110280579-CA-MAI APN 041- 151005-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED January 31, 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 September 29, 2011, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on February 8, 2006, as Instrument No. 2006-004155200 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA, executed by: WILLIE SALISBURY, A MARRIED WOMAN , as Trustor, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2701 PLACER DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA 94561 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 without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $797,306.73 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary’s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier’s check 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: September 9, 2011 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, TRUSTEE 135 Main Street, Suite 1900 San Francisco, CA 94105 415247-2450 Mariah Booker Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-730 - 2727 ASAP# 4083012 09/09/2011, 09/16/2011, 09/23/2011 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-444819-AL Order #: 826593 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/20/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ROGER D. JOHNSEN AND TRAYSE J. JOHNSEN, TRUSTEES OF THE JOHNSEN FAMILY TRUST, DATED NOVEMBER 16, 2001 Recorded: 10/2/2007 as Instrument No. 20070275659-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/- 16/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE APN: 033-271-038 Trustee Sale No. 1328987- 10 TRA:19029 REF: DICKEY, DAVID UNINS Property Address: 260 ROBINWOOD AVE, OAKLEY CA 94561 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED February 20, 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 September 22, 2011, at 10:00am, CALWESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded February 26, 2008, as Inst. No. 20080039641-00, in book XX, page XX, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA executed by: DAVID P DICKEY, A SINGLE PERSON WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK 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: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 725 COURT STREET, (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET) MARTINEZ CALIFORNIA all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: COMPLETELY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 260 ROBINWOOD AVE OAKLEY CA 94561 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition, or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $199,556.83. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 SALES INFORMATION: Mon - Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (714)730-2727 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION 525 EAST MAIN STREET P.O. BOX 22004 EL CAJON CA 92022-9004 Dated: September 02, 2011 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION By: Authorized Signature S/Authorized Signature ASAP# 4070065 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011, 09/16/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $288,220.57. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590- 1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: September 02, 2011. (R-389254 09/02/11, 09/09/11, 09/16/11) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $423,229.06. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590- 1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: August 24, 2011. (R-388643 08/26/11, 09/02/11, 09/09/11) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

LAND 19 FEET IN WIDTH, THE SOUTH LINE OF WHICH IS 19 FEET SOUTH (MEASURED AT RIGHT ANGLES) FROM THE NORTH LINE THEREOF AND WHICH NORTH LINE IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF PARCEL ONE ABOVE; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING EAST, 320 FEET. PARCEL THREE: RIGHT OF WAY GRANTED IN THE DEED TO TED G. HOPKINS, ET UX, RECORDED DECEMBER 11, 1956, BOOK 2895, PAGE 317, OFFICIAL RECORDS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A RIGHT OF WAY AS AN APPURTENANCE TO PARCEL ONE ABOVE, FOR USE AS A ROADWAY FOR VEHICLES OF ALL KINDS, PEDESTRIANS AND ANIMALS AND AS A RIGHT OF WAY FOR WATER, GAS, OIL, AND SEWER PIPE LINES, AND FOR TELEPHONE, ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER LINES, TOGETHER WITH THE NECESSARY POLES OR UNDERGROUND CONDUITS TO CARRY SAID LINES OVER AND UNDER A STRIP OF LAND 20 FEET IN WIDTH, THE WEST LINE OF WHICH IS 20 FEET WEST (MEASURED AT RIGHT ANGLES) FROM THE EAST LINE THEREOF AND WHICH EAST LINE IS THE ENTIRE EAST LINE OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN THE DEED TO DOUGLAS E. CARLSON, ET UX, RECORDED JUNE 13, 1956, BOOK 2786, PAGE 453, OFFICIAL RECORDS. RIGHT OF WAY GRANTED IN THE DEED TO JOHN D. TUTTLE, ET UX, RECORDED JULY 2, 1971, BOOK 6424, PAGE 342, OFFICIAL RECORDS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A RIGHT OF WAY, NOT TO BE EXCLUSIVE, AS AN APPURTENANCE TO PARCEL ONE ABOVE, FOR DRIVEWAY AND PLANTING PURPOSES, OVER THE WEST 15 FEET OF PARCEL A, AS DESIGNATED ON THE PARCEL MAP FILED MARCH 3, 1970, BOOK 12, PARCEL MAPS, PAGE 1, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $532,570.54 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1061 WEST CYPRESS ROAD OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 035- 070013 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: 08-26- 2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee MARIA MAYORGA, 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# 4069733 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

$540,877.70 (Estimated) Street Address or other common designation of real property: 4665 DUARTE AVE OAKLEY, CA 94561-000 A.P.N.: 035-671-012-9 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. 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. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. 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. Date: 08/19/2011 Atlantic & Pacific Foreclosure Services, LLC 1610 E. Saint Andrew Pl., Suite 150F Santa Ana, CA 92705 Automated Sale Information: 714-730-2727 or www.lpsasap. com for NON-SALE information: 888313-1969 Francesca Martinez, Trustee Sale Officer ASAP# 4072858 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

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. Date: 08/23/2011 Atlantic & Pacific Foreclosure Services, LLC 1610 E. Saint Andrew Pl., Suite 150F Santa Ana, CA 92705 Automated Sale Information: 714-730-2727 or www. lpsasap.com for NON-SALE information: 888-313-1969 Francesca Martinez, Trustee Sale Officer ASAP# 4072921 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

of Sale: 9/26/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $384,786.36 The purported property address is: 69 RIESLING CT OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessor’s Parcel No. 035-430-009-7 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 Seterus, Inc. fka IBM Lender Business Process Services, Inc . 14523 SW Millikan Way, Suite 200 Beaverton OR 97005 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 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: 800- 280-2891 or Login to: www.auction.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. IDSPub #0009838 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1315890-02 APN: 033-271-083-9 TRA: 19-029 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx8158 REF: Perry, Virgie P IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED August 16, 2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 22, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded August 26, 2004, as Inst. No. 2004-0331512-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Virgie P Perry and Allan G Perry, Wife And Husband, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check 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 At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2160 Meadowlark Ln Oakley CA 94561 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1327578-10 APN: 011-331-0601 TRA: 60-043 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx3054 REF: Duckett, Bradford IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED September 04, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 29, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal- Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded September 11, 2007, as Inst. No. 2007- 0256609-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Bradford C. Duckett and Michele Duckett, Husband And Wife, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check 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 At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3602 Yacht Drive Discovery Bay CA 94514 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $457,291.00. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The 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 sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590- 1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: September 08, 2011. (R-389828 09/09/11, 09/16/11, 09/23/11) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1328107-02 APN: 004-111-0396 TRA: 60-019 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx7044 REF: Nelson, Raymond L IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED October 12, 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 September 15, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded October 18, 2005, as Inst. No. 2005-0398229-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Raymond L Nelson and Rosa A Nelson, Husband And Wife, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check 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 At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1214 Marina Cir Discovery Bay CA 94514-9481 The

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 450867CA Loan No. 0703204685 Title Order No. 849368 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10-04-2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 09-16-2011 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 10-14-2005, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 20050393873-00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: MARK OBRIEN, AN UNMARRIED MAN, 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 COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: PARCEL ONE: PORTION OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 2 EAST, MOUNT DIABLO BASE AND MERIDIAN, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF COMMENCEMENT WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4, 644.89 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 220 FEET TO THE ACTUAL POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUING SOUTH 119 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 54- EAST, 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 119 FEET; THENCE WEST, 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. EXCEPTING FROM PARCEL ONE: ‘’ALL OIL, GAS CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES BELOW A POINT 500 FEET BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE LAND TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO TAKE, REMOVE, MINE, PASS THROUGH AND DISPOSE OF ALL SAID OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE, AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND OR UPON ANY PART OF SAID LAND WITHIN 500 FEET THEREOF’’, AS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM EUGENE G. MARSHALL, ET UX, RECORDED JANUARY 25, 1968, BOOK 5544, PAGE 668, OFFICIAL RECORDS. PARCEL TWO: RIGHT OF WAY GRANTED IN THE DEED TO GENE MARSHALL, RECORDED MAY 15, 1959, BOOK 3375, PAGE 52, OFFICIAL RECORDS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: RIGHT OF WAY AS AN APPURTENANCE TO PARCEL ONE ABOVE FOR USE AS A ROADWAY FOR VEHICLES OF ALL KINDS, PEDESTRIANS AND ANIMALS AND AS A RIGHT OF WAY FOR WATER, GAS, OIL, AND SEWER PIPE LINES, AND FOR TELEPHONE, ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER LINES, TOGETHER WITH THE NECESSARY POLES OR UNDERGROUND CONDUITS TO CARRY SAID LINES OVER AND UNDER A STRIP OF

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 11-09444 Loan No.: 1009847026 A.P.N.: 035-671-012-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/26/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) 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: JAIME OROZCO AND RAMONA OROZCO, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Duly Appointed Trustee: Atlantic & Pacific Foreclosure Services, LLC Recorded 10/5/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0317254-00 in book , page and rerecorded on --- as --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Described as follows: As more fully described on said Deed of Trust. Date of Sale: 9/15/2011 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Amount of unpaid balance and other charges:

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 11-09467 Loan No.: 1003756732 A.P.N.: 035-650-014-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/21/2005. 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 a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor: MARY BOOKOUT, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN AND TINA CANNON, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, AS TENANTS IN COMMON Duly Appointed Trustee: Atlantic & Pacific Foreclosure Services, LLC Recorded 9/- 29/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0371717 in book , page and rerecorded on --- as -- - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Described as follows: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST Date of Sale: 9/15/- 2011 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $354,232.10 (Estimated) Street Address or other common designation of real property: 31 COURTLAND COURT OAKLEY, CA 94561-000 A.P.N.: 035-650-014-0 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. 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. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0043033 Title Order No. 110034435 Investor/Insurer No. 1696784671 APN No. 035-600-013-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/13/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JOSE GONZALEZ, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 08/13/- 2004 and recorded 08/20/04, as Instrument No. 2004-0323255-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/26/2011 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4290 MEHAFFEY WAY, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. 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 $326,392.52. 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: 08/27/2011 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# FNMA4050259 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011, 09/16/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-441155-TC Order #: 5349415 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/20/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): VENETIA L. VIGIL, A SINGLE WOMAN Recorded: 9/- 28/2007 as Instrument No. 2007- 0273223-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Wanda Faye Bruno SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Wanda Faye Bruno FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1336 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Wanda Faye Bruno filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Wanda Faye Bruno to Proposed Name: Faye Bruno 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 10/21/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 8/24/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: kenyetta Kimani SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Kenyetta Kimani FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1217 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Kenyetta Kimani filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Kenyetta Kimani (aka) Cussandra Robertson to Proposed Name: Cussandra Robertson 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/29/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 8/3/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0103037 Title Order No. 09-8291732 Investor/Insurer No. 134204606 APN No. 037-480-086-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/01/2006. 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 MICHAEL LOPEZ, AND CLARIBETH C LOPEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 11/01/2006 and recorded 11/09/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0360451-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/16/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 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: 4894 SNOWY EGRET WAY, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. 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 $593,677.13. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 10/16/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 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# 4071851 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

vances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. DATE: August 26, 2011 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA0800116811-1 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Camale Smith, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-259-7850 TRUSTEE CORPS IS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 4077694 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011, 09/16/- 2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

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): SHIRLEY CARLSON , AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 9/7/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0283387-00 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/15/2011 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $408,069.30 The purported property address is: 1289 FETZER LANE OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 037-420-031-9 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 8/15/2011 SUMMIT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC 16745 W. Bernardo Drive, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92127 (866) 248-2679 (For NON SALE information only) Sale Line: (714) 730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 248-2679 IDS User, AVP If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 4070969 08/26/- 2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

pal 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: 04/23/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 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# 4074251 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0154147 Title Order No. 09-8468132 Investor/Insurer No. 168054488 APN No. 033-110- 007-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/10/2007. 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 HECTOR ALFARO, AND MARIA I ALFARO, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/10/2007 and recorded 05/17/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0145078-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/30/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 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: 60 DELTA ROAD, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. 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 $602,853.84. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 07/- 27/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 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# 4080279 09/09/2011, 09/16/2011, 09/23/2011 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-439598-VF Order #: 110194315-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/1/2005. 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): GREG D. TOWNSEND AND ALMA J. TOWNSEND HUSBAND & WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 8/15/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0305721-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/16/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse

725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $228,558.46 The purported property address is: 1029 BURWOOD WAY ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 052-420-020-1 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 ‘a72923.54 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: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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. IDSPub #0008908 8/26/2011 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

lows: [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: 800- 280-2891 or Login to: www.auction.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. IDSPub #0010687 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011

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. IDSPub #0009695 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 9/16/2011 Antioch Press No. 06- 1617 Publish dates: September 2, 9, 16, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-439543-VF Order #: 798268 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/22/2007. 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): SALLY FALE, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 3/30/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0092974-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/- 16/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $425,444.53 The purported property address is: 2129 STRATFORD CT ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 052- 410-032 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 ‘a72923.54 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: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.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. IDSPub #0009069 8/26/2011 9/2/2011 9/9/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. CA08001168- 11-1 APN 037-440-014-1 Title Order No. 110268355-CA-LPI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED May 6, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 27, 2011, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on May 13, 2005, as Instrument No. 2005-0171905- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, executed by DARYL S MOORE AND STEPHANIE JEFFREYS- MOORE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor(s), in favor of WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 5018 MIGUEL DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA 94561 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 without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $435,935.10 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and ad-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0121136 Title Order No. 10-8445231 Investor/Insurer No. 870319115 APN No. 035-671-018-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/30/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by TOM WILSON, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPERATE PROPERTY, dated 03/30/- 2006 and recorded 04/21/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0125638, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/- 16/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 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: 4725 DUARTE AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. 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 $464,312.69. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/20/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 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# 4060339 08/26/2011, 09/02/2011, 09/09/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-11-0737-CS Order # 110225171CA-GSI Loan # 9800571524 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/30/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0004130 Title Order No. 09-8021091 Investor/Insurer No. 136382016 APN No. 037-490-028-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/01/2006. 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 MERVYN GOULARTE, AND TERRY L GOULARTE, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 11/01/2006 and recorded 11/15/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0366296-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/16/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 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: 4874 SNOWY EGRET WAY, OAKLEY, CA, 945611686. 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 $633,353.97. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid princi-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10-356018-CL Order #: 100237226-CA-LPI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/29/2006. 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): VICTORIA NWOKOCHAH, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 1/12/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0011297-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/26/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $468,956.08 The purported property address is: 5042 MIGUEL DRIVE OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessor’s Parcel No. 037-440-009-1 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 Seterus, Inc. fka IBM Lender Business Process Services, Inc . 14523 SW Millikan Way, Suite 200 Beaverton OR 97005 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as fol-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-446372-AL Order #: 834720 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): MICHELE D. FOX, A MARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 9/- 28/2006 as Instrument No. 2006- 0307387-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/23/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $403,603.58 The purported property address is: 817 GATTER COURT ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 071-381-011 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 Americas Servicing Company 1 Home Campus X2504-017 Customer Service Des Moines IA 50328 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 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: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may

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CALENDAR Events Saturday, Sept. 10 Rummage Sale Commercial Support Services, a nonprofit service provider employing adults with disabilities, hosts a rummage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1511 Gamay Circle in Oakley. The public is invited to browse the many generous donations provided for this event. Vagabound Players Senior Theater Group presents “Fabulous Follies” at 2 p.m. in the Oakley Library, 1050 Neroly Road. The free program for adults features tap-dancing seniors, broadway dancers, Las Vegas style show girls and several professional singers. For more information, call 925-625-2400.

Hot Rod Shop Jerry Sezar Enterprises hosts Open House from 10-4 p.m. at Hot Rod Shop, 3060 Knightsen Ave. The free event is open to all car and motorcycle clubs, and enthusiasts. Visitors can tour the shop, see new projects and enjoy food, plus music by Niteshades. For more information, call 925-625-1073.

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be purchased in advance. Entertainment is provided by Karaoke Joe. For more information, call 925-625-4356.

Diabetes Awareness The Brentwood Lions Club hosts Strides Walk for Diabetes Awareness on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 a.m. in Brentwood’s Creekside Park. Health screenings and information are available at the finish line. For more information, call 925-6422825 or e-mail fginsler@gmail.com.

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Sign-ups Flag Football Diablo Youth Flag Football League is currently taking registration for the fall season. Boys and girls are welcome to register Sundays through Nov. 13. Practices and games are held Sundays at Shady Oaks and Creekside parks in Oakley. For more information or to register, visit www. diablofootball.com or call 925-625-2222.

Peace Concert Antioch Church Family holds final auditions for kids 3-10 on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at 55 E. 18th St. in Antioch. The Peace Concert is scheduled for Sept. 17. For more information, call 925-202-8022.

mation, call 925-240-7444 or e-mail tina.oteri@ brentwoodseawolves.com.

Ongoing

Ballin’ in the Bay

Brentwood Concert Band

The Warrior Elite Basketball program hosts a three-on-three tournament for youth and adults on Sept. 24 at Discovery Bay Elementary, 1700 Willow Lake Road. The fee is $20. For registration forms, rules and payment options, visit www.warriorelitebasketball.com. Applications are due Sept. 19. For more information, call 925766-6864.

The Brentwood Concert Band rehearses every Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the Liberty High School Band Room, 850 Second St. The band welcomes players with any and all musical abilities and instruments. For more information, e-mail stuart.susan@gmail.com.

Youth Basketball and Cheer All Out Sports League in Antioch is conducting basketball and cheer sign-ups for children 4-16. For more information, visit www.alloutsportsleague.com or call 925-203-5626.

Brentwood Flea Market The Brentwood Lions Club is accepting applications for its fall flea market, scheduled for Oct. 8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m in the Liberty High School parking lot. Spaces ($30) will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a space, call 925-516-7798.

Project Second Chance

Zack’s Eclectic Book Club Zack’s Eclectic Book Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in Barnes & Noble, 5709 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. September’s selection is “Let Your Life Speak” by Parker J. Palmer.

Al-Anon meeting Al-Anon for families and friends of alcoholics meets Saturdays at 10 a.m. in the trailer in the back parking lot of St. Anthony’s Church in Oakley. All are welcome.

Brentwood Farmers’ Market The Brentwood Farmers’ Market runs Saturdays through Oct. 29 from 8 a.m.-noon on First Street between Oak and Chestnut streets. For more information, visit www.pcfma.com.

Dog and Cat Adoptions

Freedom High School, 1050 Neroly Road in Oakley, hosts a boys basketball camp from Oct. 10-13. The $50 fee covers instruction by coaches and players plus a camp T-shirt. The registration deadline is Oct. 1. For times and information, call 925-383-8618 or e-mail torresd@luhsd.net.

Would you like to help an adult learn to read, write and spell better? Project Second Chance, the Contra Costa County Library’s adult literacy program, hosts a 14-hour tutor training program in September. All 14 hours are required. No previous teaching experience is required. For more information, visit www.ccclib.org/psc or call 925-927-3250.

Holiday Boutique

Hula Classes

East Contra Costa Historical Society Museum hosts a barbecue benefit from 2-6 p.m. at the Byer/Nail House Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.; dinner is served at 4 p.m. For tickets ($20 for adults; $10 for kids 6-12) see an ECCHS member or call 925634-4049.

Summerset IV is accepting vendor applications for its upcoming Holiday Boutique, held Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 770 Centennial Drive in Brentwood. Proceeds benefit the Garin Elementary School Library. The cost of a vendor table $50. For more information, e-mail Jo at shusha929@sbcglobal.net.

The Brentwood-based dance group Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie is looking for students 8 and older to join its hula classes. Learn the beauty and meaning of hula dancing and Hawaiian history. Classes meet Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 925-550-5656.

Mobile Health Clinic, providing free health services to residents without insurance or those who can’t pay for medical care, is held the first four Saturdays of the month, except holidays, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Village Community Resource Center, 633 Village Drive in Brentwood. For information, call 925-363-7588.

Monday, Sept. 12 Storyteller for Adults

Spiritual Care Workshop

Hoops Unlimited

Bike Rides

Kaleidoscope hosts Let’s Get on the Ball, a workshop using the balance ball to teach participants how to move their bodies to improve posture and strength. Workshops run on Mondays, September 26-Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Byron United Methodist Church’s Kaleidoscope Center, 14671 Byron Highway. For more information, call 925-634-1411.

Oakley’s only nonprofit boys’ basketball team, for kids 11-12, has openings for serious players. Practice is held Fridays from 7-8:30 p.m. in the O’Hara Park School gymnasium. For more information, call 925-813-1258 or e-mail hoops_ unlimited@yahoo.com.

Delta Pedalers Bicycle Club meets Sundays at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. at the Starbucks on Balfour Road and Fairview. For more information, visit www. deltaped.org.

Bocce Ball

Liberty Adult Education, 929 Second St. in Brentwood, offers General Education Development test preparation Mondays through Fridays from 8:30-11 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 925-634-2565.

Parents of Multiples Contra Costa Parents of Multiples hosts a multifamily sale from noon-3:30 p.m. at the Antioch Fairgrounds, 1201 W. 10th St., building 2. The sale displays a huge selection of baby and kid equipment. Adult admission is $1. For more information, visit www.ccpom.net.

Sunday, Sept. 11 Historical Society Barbecue

The Antioch Public Library and Delta Wordweavers present professional storyteller Michael Katz in an evening of stories for adults. The free event runs from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Antioch Public Library, 501 W. 18th St.

Wednesday, Sept. 14 ‘Aladdin, Jr.’ Excelsior Middle School, 14301 Byron Highway in Byron presents its fall mini-musical “Aladdin, Jr.” Show dates are Sept. 14-16, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m.; Sept. 17 at noon and 4 p.m. Tickets ($7) are sold at the door.

On the Horizon

Boys Basketball Camp

The City of Oakley hosts a Fall Bocce Ball League beginning Sept. 20. Games are played Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m. at Creekside Park. The fee is $20. For more information, call 925-625-7044 or e-mail coelho@ ci.oakley.ca.us.

Texas Hold ’em Poker

St. Anne Parish hosts a spaghetti dinner and bingo night Friday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. in the church, 2800 Camino Diablo Way in Byron. For more information, call 925-634-6625.

A Texas hold ’em poker tournament, benefiting the Excelsior Middle School cheer squad, is scheduled for Sept. 10. Snacks and beverages are included in the $40 buy-in fee. For more information or to sign up, call 925-667-7756 or e-mail emscheer@ymail.com.

Fall Festival

Delta River Rats

St. Anne Parish, 2800 Camino Diablo Way in Byron, hosts a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17. The event features games, prizes, food, crafts and a raffle drawing. For more information, call 925-634-6625.

Delta River Rats Hockey Club hosts tryouts Sept. 10 at Antioch Indoor Sports Center, 2010 Sunset Drive. Boys and girls are welcome to sign up for teams in 6U-18U divisions. For more information, visit www.antiochindoorsportscenter.com.

Lobster Feed

Swim Clinic

Bethel Island Lion’s Club hosts lobster feed Saturday, Sept. 18 at Scout Hall on Ranch Lane in Bethel Island. The no-host bar opens at 2 p.m.; dinner is served at 4 p.m. Tickets for the lobster dinner ($35) and steak dinner ($20) must

Olympians Jason Lezak and Kate Ziegler conduct a swim clinic hosted by the Brentwood SeaWolves and Mutual of Omaha on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The clinic focuses on stroke techniques. Registration is $50. For more infor-

Spaghetti and Bingo

GED Prep Classes

Friendly Visitors Needed Friendly Visitors is looking for caring and compassionate volunteers 18 and older to visit lonely seniors in their homes for one hour per week. Share a cup of tea, watch a movie, play cards or take a walk together. For more information, visit www.mowsos.org or call 925-937-8311.

Hospice Volunteers Needed Hospice of the East Bay is looking for residents who are motivated, committed and want to make a difference in the lives of hospice patients. To volunteer or for more information, call 925-887-5678 and ask for the Volunteer Department.

Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels is in need of volunteer drivers. Deliver once a week for two hours and make a tremendous difference in the lives of seniors in need. For more information, call 925-778-4379.

Homeless Animals’ Lifeline Organization (HALO) holds dog and cat adoptions on Saturdays and Sundays from noon-3 p.m. – Saturdays at Petsmart in Slatten Ranch for dogs; Saturdays at Pet Food Express for cats; and Sundays at Petsmart in Pittsburg for dogs and cats. For more information, visit www.eccchalo.org.

Mobile Health Clinic

Antioch Farmers’ Market The Antioch Farmers’ Market, located at Somersville Towne Center, is open Sundays through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, visit www.pcfma.com.

Afternoon Tea Party Little Miss Everything, 220 Oak St. in Brentwood, hosts a tea party for children 3-10 Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy music, crafts and tea party hats. For more information, call 925-5134700 or visit www.littlemisseverything.com.

Walk and Talk with the Mayor Oakley Mayor Jim Frazier invites residents on a three-mile walk on the first and third Saturday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot off East Cypress Road behind Kragen on the Marsh Creek Trail. Residents are asked to bring questions and suggestions.

Chick Flickers Do you love going to the movies? Enjoy movies with Girlfriends Unlimited on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. For information and this month’s film and meeting location, call 925-634-5280 or 925-628-3977.

Corvette Club Discovery Bay Corvette Club meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Discovery Bay Yacht Club, 5871 Marina Road. For more information, call 925-634-0503 or e-mail yelatoy@sbcglobal.net.


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