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Vol. 8, No. 16

Directors preview new Web site by Ruth Roberts Staff Writer A community alert system, online payment options and streamlined audio and video capabilities were just a few of the features presented to the CSD Board last week as directors – and the public – got their first peek at Discovery Bay’s new Web site. NIA Creative, the firm hired in September to revamp the town’s site, offered a glimpse of the new site at the regular CSD meeting on April 7. NIA Creative owners Jennifer and Chris Finetti identified some of the key elements of the new design, projected on a video screen for easier viewing. “Staff said that their most urgent need was to have something that is easy to use, and we think we have done that,” said Jennifer. “The new Web site is designed to be attractive, intuitive and easy to use and understand. The site upgrades the professionalism of the CSD Board and also appropriately reflects the beauty and experience of living in Discovery Bay. The site also adds a much better conduit of communication between the board and community, which is something that has been needed for a long time.” The new site’s features include:

A homepage screenshot of Discovery Bay’s new Web site. The site is expected to go live to the community within the next 30 days.

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• Community alerts. In the event of an emergency such as an earthquake, members of the community who have signed up in advance for the Web feature will receive an e-mail alert. Details such as where to pick up children from school or the location of nearby shelters will be included

in the e-mail alert. • Service requests. Online service forms will allow residents to request information on their water bills or report incidents such as broken

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This Week Sobering scenario

Drunk driving becomes more than an abstract concept when its deadly consequences are dramatized. Page 8A

Desperate for dollars Budgetary shortfalls threaten the county’s ability to provide human services. Page 3A

Lions pool their talent

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High school property suit heads for trial by Dave Roberts Staff Writer A dispute between the Liberty Union High School District (LUHSD) and two landowners concerning the sale of their property for the site of a fourth high school has been scheduled for a jury trial August 30. John and Jerilee Geddes were paid a little more than $3 million for their 38 acres of land on Sellers Avenue near Delta Road. The price was based on the agricultural value of the land, which is currently in the county’s jurisdiction. But after signing a draft agreement to turn over the land title to the school district, and after getting the district’s help in clearing that title through an eminent-domain

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“ By law, the public agency has to pay the value of the property at its highest and best use at the time they get the property. It’s agricultural right now. There’s a big difference between industrial and agricultural value.

LUHSD attorney Robert Thurbon action, the Geddeses hired a new attorney and are seeking a total of $13 million, based on the value of the land if it were annexed into the City of Brentwood with an industrial zoning. The dispute hinges on whether the value of a property taken for public use should be based on its

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current value, such as the $82,500 per acre for undevelopable farmland outside the urban limit line in East County, or on its future speculative value, such as possible annexation into an industrial zoning and voter-approved inclusion inside the urban limit line to allow future business development on the

property. In mid-March a U.S. Superior Court judge ruled that the Geddeses would be allowed to present evidence to the jury of the property’s speculative value. But the lawyers for each side have different interpretations of the judge’s ruling. “By law, the public agency has to pay the value of the property at its highest and best use at the time they get the property,” said LUHSD attorney Robert Thurbon. “It’s agricultural right now. There’s a big difference between industrial and agricultural value. The property owner – if they want to submit evidence and ask the jury to assign a higher value – they have to meet certain standards. We see Suit page 18A

The Lions might not be the team to beat this season, but they’ll give competitors a swim for their money. Page 1B

Plus: Business ............................... 4A Calendar ............................ 23B Classifieds ......................... 15B Cop Logs ............................14A Entertainment ................. 11B Food .................................... 12B Health & Beauty ................ 8B Milestones ........................ 10B Opinion ..............................13A Sports ................................... 1B

FOR MOVIE TIMES SEE PAGE 5A

Fragility defended Dubious disasters Diversity affirmed go to news/WebExtras!

PG&E is helping to save an endangered butterfly on its property.

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The Internet can be an unreliable source for earthquake predictions.

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The riches of our multicultural community took center stage at a gala event.


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County faces devastating cuts by Dave Roberts Staff Writer

County officials using words like “crisis,” “devastation” and “depressing” painted a bleak picture at a town hall meeting Monday of thousands of needy people, from children to seniors, going without adequate food, medical care and other services due to ongoing multimillion dollar budget shortfalls. A combination of generous county employee salary and benefit packages along with a recession that has decreased tax revenue has forced county officials to cut $150 million from the budget last year, another $41 million this year and an additional $78 million in cuts next year. That has led to the layoffs so far of about 400 county employees and resulting cutbacks in services, including law enforcement, medical care, child welfare, inhome support for the elderly and disabled along with cash assistance to the poor. “There’s no more rocks to be turned over. We are in total crisis mode at this point,” County Supervisor Federal Glover told three dozen people at the Commons at Dallas Ranch in Antioch. The cutbacks in services are taking place at the same time that the need for

those services is skyrocketing. The unemployment rate has more than doubled in the county in the last two years, resulting in a doubling of applications for food stamps. “Many families who worked all their life are suddenly losing their jobs and housing and have got to depend on government assistance,” said Joseph Valentine, director of the County Employment and Human Services Department. “This is driving up caseloads and need for help at the time when the county and state revenues are down. The county has not been able to keep up with the rising need for services.” Valentine’s budget has been cut by $9 million, leading to a reduction in staff, including cutting the number of social workers from 15 to a skeletal crew of six. Also hard-hit by the budget cuts, losing $20 million, is the County Health Department, which receives 90 percent of its funding from the federal and state governments. The state budget is facing nearly $20 billion annual deficits for the next five years, resulting in cutbacks in funding to counties. “When the state catches a cold we get pneumonia at the see Cuts page 15A

LOS VAQUEROS INTERPRETIVE CENTER

Schedule of Events Search for Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center on Facebook and become a fan! THE FASCINATING WORLD OF INSECTS Saturday, April 24 Starts at 10 a.m. In the Interpretive Center Wondering about bugs lately? This program will answer all of your questions. And, if you bring a picture of a bug, it will be indentified. Learn about the fascinating lives of these six-legged creatures that invade our homes and live in our gardens and open spaces.

FAMILY FISHING DAY Saturday, April 24, 8 a.m. Los Vaqueros Marina (south side of the reservoir) Enjoy a day of fishing in a beautiful setting. The day starts at 8 a.m. with a fishing lesson

for all ages. Then, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, a fishing derby with lots of prizes gets underway for kids. To sign up for this free program, call the Marina at (925) 371-2628.

ASTRONOMY NIGHT – LYRIDS METEOR SHOWER Saturday, April 24, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Kellogg Creek Picnic Area This meteor shower usually peaks on April 21 and 22, but some meteors can be visible from April 16 - 25. Of course, there will be plenty of other sights to see in the sky, and we will view as much as we can. Hope for clear weather, as rain or complete overcast will cancel the event.

www.ccwater.com Call 688-8010 for more information. Interpretive Center: 19 Walnut Blvd., Brentwood Marina: 9990 Los Vaqueros Road, Byron Programs are free. Parking fee is $4 per car for ratepayers $6 per car for non-ratepayers.

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Brentwood Police officer Justin Lou sets up a radar trailer in front of police headquarters on Brentwood Boulevard Wednesday. Lou will teach a session on traffic in the new Citizens Academy, offered for free by the Brentwood PD.

Cop shows to get real by Rick Lemyre Staff Writer

Move over, “NCIS.” Make way, “CSI.” Chill out, “Cold Case.” We’ll return to your regularly scheduled programming in July. Like the legions of TV viewers across the country who’ve made behind-the-scenes shows about police more popular than ever, Brentwood residents who’d like to know more about cops and the jobs they do will get their chance in a new 10-week program

starring the men and women of the Brentwood Police Department. “We want to build a stronger relationship with local residents and community leaders,” said BPD Lt. Tom Hansen, who’s spearheading the first Citizens Academy, beginning in May. “It’ll be a fun thing where people can relax and learn about what we do on an informal basis, and get to know some of our officers on a more personal basis.” see Real page 15A


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Academy teaches youth its P’s and Q’s by Ruth Roberts Staff Writer

Chivalry is not dead, social etiquette is important, and manners do matter. Just ask Debra Dye. “Those things absolutely matter. Everyone likes to know how to act in social situations, what to wear and how to behave,” said Dye, owner of Beaux Monde Academy in Brentwood. “It creates confidence and self-esteem. There’s nothing old-fashioned about that.” Dye, a former model and cosmetology instructor, opened the Beaux Monde Academy (French for “Beautiful World”) last November after discovering what she calls a decided lack of sophistication and social grace among young people. “I’d begun to see a real need for this (the academy) over the years,” said Dye. “I would see for example, girls out on prom night wearing their date’s suit jacket over these gorgeous dresses, wearing shoes they can’t walk in, and I just thought that they could have so much more fun if they felt as good as they looked, and I began to wonder how I could use my talents to help.” So Dye took out her personal box of experience, expertise and ideas, shook it all up and out came the Beaux Monde Academy. “I did some research and saw that no one was really doing the combination (classes) of dating, dining, beauty and manners,” said Dye. “So I kind of put it all together, and this is what I came up with.” Customized for individuals or groups, Dye has developed a series of finishing-school courses for young people between the ages of 8 and 17. Offered at the Delta Valley Athletic Club in Brentwood, workshops are offered in three- to five-month packages, or as single classes and private parties. Courses include instruction in dining and social etiquette, personal care, and poise and sophistication, to name a few. “Every class is interactive,” said Dye. “We’re up and about and role playing. Our motto is: Learn It, Wear It and Rock It. We

Photo courtesy of Debra Dye

At the Beaux Monde Academy in Brentwood, young people are schooled in the rules of chivalry, etiquette and beauty. are giving them the skills they need to succeed.” But classes aren’t limited to girls only. Beaux Monde also offers a course in Dating Data, which presents general knowledge and information for young men. “They need to know things like when they are picking up their date, they should go to the front door, not honk on the horn or call her on the cell phone,” said Dye. “They need to come to the door, shake hands and make eye contact with their date’s parents.” Dye recalls an incident when she was out to dinner at a lo-

cal restaurant and noticed a group of young people sitting at a nearby table. “We were at a nice restaurant and I saw these two couples having dinner together and I thought, “Oh, how nice” and I started to watch them. And suddenly I’m seeing both elbows on the table, and one young man was using his napkin like a washcloth. One of the girls was talking and gesturing with her fork, waving it around and I thought, “My goodness, does she not know what to do?” There are just some basics that young people today don’t seem to be getting. “And girls need to know things about dating, such as it’s OK to cover up a bit. You’re more of a lady if you don’t show everything, and truly, no one really wants to see that. At the end of the day it’s about confidence and respecting yourself and knowing that you’re someone special.” And it’s not just Dye’s students who are getting an education. Tamara Brennan’s daughter Nicole, 9, attended one of Dye’s workshops as part of a Girl Scout field trip, and spent an afternoon learning how to set a table, answer the telephone and engage in everyday manners such as shaking hands. “It was a fabulous experience for Nicole,” said Brennan. “These things get lost today, I think, with both parents working and families not having dinner together, so what Debra (Dye) is doing is so valuable. She (Dye) taught the girls all kinds of things, cool things that I didn’t even know. Heather Cannon, whose daughter Maddy, 8, attended the same event, agreed. “It was great,” said Cannon. “The class just made Maddy more aware of herself and her posture and how she handles herself. In a world where children are allowed more freedom and parents are a little more lax on things like etiquette, it was very refreshing that my little person got to learn some good old-fashioned manners.” For more information on the Beaux Monde Academy, visit the Web site at www.beauxmondeacademy.com or call 925-216-8451. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Celebrate Mama bounce houses, clowns, plus arts and crafts for the kids. Proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to support Shepherd’s Gate, a local shelter for women and their children who are homeless because of abusive relationships, addictions, loss of financial support and other factors. This year’s Celebrate Mama event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Shops At Fairview, located on the corner of Fairview Avenue and Balfour Road. The first 250 mamas who visit the event will receive a free goodie bag filled with information and product samples. For more information, visit www.brentwoodmamafestival.com.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Brentwood’s annual Celebrate Mama event is returning to town, Saturday, May 8. The free event, filled with giveaways, entertainment, raffle prizes and a Mother’s Day marketplace geared toward mamas of all ages and stages, is a one-stop shop to find local businesses and services for and about mama. Booths include information about kid/mom clothing lines, skin care lines, children’s performers, lactation consultants, mom-owned business groups and much more. Sponsored by Little Gym of Brentwood and East County Performing Arts Center, the event will feature a performance by the various artists from the Rockin’ Moms,

League takes vets to lunch Darlyn Phillips, who accompanied the group, “The men and women who came today appreciate being acknowledged for what they have done and what they are going through.” The Marine Corps League meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Hall on First Street in downtown Brentwood. The league is an organization of men and women who have served in the Marine Corps and are dedicated to maintaining contact with those who have also served their country. The league serves the Delta Diablo region with many charitable activities. For more information, call 925-240-7589. – Contributed by Leslie Harrold

Some 14 members and spouses of the Marine Corps League recently treated 10 veterans to lunch at Antioch’s Outback Café. The veterans are patients at the Veterans Administration Northern California Clinic in Martinez. Some have been hospitalized for several months. Their transport and care personnel were provided by the clinic. Brentwood’s Marine Corps League began the Take a Veteran to Lunch program in order to honor in a tangible way veterans’ military service to our country. The program offers veterans the opportunity to get a taste of civilian life and understand that they are cared for beyond their hospitalization. According to Recreation Therapist

New Art Society leader After nine years as president of the Brentwood Art Society, Jan Melloni decided it was “time.” A charter member and president of the society since its inception in 2002, Melloni has decided to step down from that post, although she’ll remain on the society’s board of directors. Melloni was instrumental in developing the art docent program in local schools, which today numbers more than 100 docents who donate their time and energy to teach art to our children. She organized fundraisers that provided art supplies to the school system, and assumed responsibility for the former Art MELLONI Commission functions: “I was there when it was born; I helped it grow and mature; now I want to see what it can do,” said Melloni. “And I bet I’m not disappointed.” Taking over from Melloni is Jack Gaughan. Gaughan earned associate degrees from the College of Marin in fine arts and applied design. As an artist, Gaughan creates free form, primitive, whimsical but functional items out of clay, and paints and carves stone. He’s also an actor, stage director and baritone singer. Gaughan has served as chairman of the East Contra Costa Artists’ Open Studio,

which is held in May and has grown from 14 artists to more than 60. He is also a member of the Discover Art League, Vagabond Players and Art Society, He is a retired marketing executive and proficient in photographic and electronic equipment. Gaughan hopes to continue improving on the excellent work of Melloni, marshaling his 50 years of experience as a marketer, manager and public relations executive. He feels that the society has a vital impact on supporting the visual and performing arts of the community, and intends to vigorously fulfill that role. “Nothing can be done without people to do it,” said Gaughan, whose first priority is to increase the society’s membership. “First and foremost, we need someone with writing skills who can produce a monthly newsletter to develop and maintain interest in the society. Second, but equally important, we need to meet the challenge of a weakened economy to continue and improve our art programs in the school system and raise the necessary art funds to do that. “On the immediate horizon is the Art, Wine & Jazz Festival, which, because the city park is unavailable, will be held this year at the Streets Of Brentwood on August 28 and 29. And in between time, we will be exploring new initiatives in the areas of theater, dance and music. It’s going to be fun. But I need your help. Why not support the cultural development of your community? Make a difference. Call me at 925-513-3863.” – Contributed by Ron Beatty

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Debbie Strauss, left, and Pamela Potts looked over silentauction items at a previous Brentwood Union School District Educational Foundation fundraiser. This year’s event featuring fine wine from six area vintners, plus jazz and food from a dozen local restaurants, will be held April 23 at Hannah Nicole Winery.

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Flavors of the Vineyard to enhance schools Supporters of the Brentwood Union School District will sip fine wine, sample gourmet food and enjoy live jazz music while contributing to a very good cause: Brentwood’s local schools. The Flavors of the Vineyard event will be held Friday, April 23 at 6 p.m. at Hannah Nicole Winery, 6700 Balfour Road in Brentwood. “We skipped a couple years because the economy has been so discouraging, but our schools are receiving less funding than ever before, so we decided to jump back in,” said Wendy Herman, president of the Brentwood Union School District Education Foundation. “Our goal is to raise $50,000 and distribute the funds evenly to the 10 schools in our district. This year our focus is on literacy, and each individual school will be able to apply the funds in whatever way serves the students of that particular school the best.” Supporters of the event include local wineries and restaurants such as Bloomfield Vineyards, Tamayo Family Vine-

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yards and Enos Family Vineyard, all of which will be pouring samples of favorite varietals. Hannah Nicole Vineyards will offer barrel tasting as well as sampling at the wine bar. Other participating wineries include Cline Cellars of Sonoma, plus Wente Winery and Tamas Estates of Livermore. In addition to wine, guests will be sampling delicacies from Scottie’s/Shutters Brasserie, Brentwood Fine Meats, Discovery Bay Steakhouse, Shirasoni, Brentwood Spice and Olive Oil, Sweeney’s Grill & Bar, Prevot’s Oyster Bar & Grill, Vic Stewart’s, TLCakes, Pho Vietnam, Willy’s Bagels and Blends and Farmer’s Daughter. Upon arrival, guests will be serenaded by the best musicians from each of the district’s three middle schools and greeted by the district’s principals. Guests also receive a keepsake wine glass and can stay and dance long after the sun goes down. Tickets are tax-deductible and may be purchased by calling 925-550-1846.

This is a correction of sorts of an earlier article I had written about the new California homebuyer tax credit. Just as a refresher, there is a Federal homebuyer tax credit that expires soon. That one provides up to $6,500 if you already own a home, and up to $8,000 if you are a first-time home buyer (haven’t owned a home during the last 3 years). For that credit, you must be in contract before 4/30/10, and you must close escrow by 6/30/10. There is also a brand-new California homebuyer tax credit that starts 5/1/10. This credit is up to $10,000 towards the purchase of a resale or new home. However, only first-time home buyers can use the credit for resale homes. The initial reports I got about the new California tax credit said it goes into effect on 5/1/10, so I assumed that meant it was for homes where the purchase contract was signed on or after 5/1/10. Now that I’ve read the text of the law itself, I was surprised

to find that they seem to only talk about a PURCHASE that happens after 5/1/10. So it looks like it IS possible to get BOTH credits, which could be a HUGE benefit. You will have to be in contract on the home prior to 4/30/10, and then close before 6/30/10 in order to qualify for the Federal credit. And then it looks like if you close after 5/1/10, you may qualify for the State credit, too! Remember that you have to file a copy of the closing statement and a certification that either the home was never occupied, or that you are a first-time home buyer with the State of California Franchise Tax Board within two weeks of closing to qualify for the State credit. 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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Thinking About a Short Sale or Foreclosure? The Law you Should Know by Joan Grimes, Esq. Before you consider a short sale or foreclosure, here is the law you should know. First, there are two types of debts. They are unsecured and secured. Unsecured debt is the bare promise to pay. The most common form is credit card debt. Secured debt, on the other hand, has two parts. The first part is the bare promise to pay which on a car loan or real estate loan is the Promissory Note. What makes secured debt different than unsecured debt is the security given by the borrower to ensure the promise is kept. This security on real property is called a Deed of Trust and on a car loan it is the lienholder on the Certificate of Title. Second, on real estate loan, there are two different types of promises to pay. Non-Recourse or Recourse. A Non-recourse loans is (1) the loan or loans obtained to purchase a 1-4 unit property in which the borrower occupies at least one unit or (2) seller carry back. Everything else is recourse debt i.e. the refinance of the real property, lines of credit, the loan or loans used to purchase a rental property. Third, under California law, a short sale or foreclosure can stay on a credit report for up to 7 years. Fourth, personal liability depends on whether you do a short sale or foreclosure. If you do a short sale, you can have personal liability unless it is waived by the lender. Remember, a short sale is just like any other sale and if you don’t pay the full amount, the lender can request payment. If you allow your property to be foreclosed in a non-judicial foreclosure sale, you will not have any personal liability as to the loan that is foreclosed on because California is an anti-deficiency state i.e. the lender waives its right to come after you on the loan that they foreclosed on. However, if there are junior liens to the foreclosing lien, they will have the right to sue you after the foreclose. They are called “sold

out” junior i.e. they lost their lien, but they still have the promise to pay and thus have the right to sue you on the promissory note. Fifth, in every short sale or foreclosure, there are tax implications. The IRS wants to know two things. They are (1) did you make any money on the deal and (2) did you borrow any money which was not repaid. If you made money on the deal including taking out cash to buy another house, buy another car, pay off credit card, you may have gain. If you borrowed money which is not repaid either through a short sale or foreclosure, you may Cancellation of Debt Income (“CODI”). There are exceptions to the CODI, but be very cautious of tax implications because currently California has not conformed with the Short Sale and Mortgage Forgiveness Act and you can have serious tax implications. In conclusion, a short sale or foreclosure without legal advise is like jumping into the middle of the ocean with no life vest. Don’t do it. The California Association of Realtor is so concerned about this issue that the Short Sale Addendum specifically tells sellers to obtain tax and legal advise prior to proceeding with a short sale. Help is available to you. Do not take on personal liability or tax liability which could have been eliminated or reduced with first obtaining tax and legal advise. WE ARE A DEBT RELIEF AGENCY. WE HELP PEOPLE FILE BANKRUPTCY RELIEF UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY CODE. THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON IN MAKING ANY DECISION REGARDING A VOLUNTARY DEFAULT, SHORT SALE, FORECLOSURE OR BANKRUPTCY. THIS INFORMATION IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR OBTAINING TAX & LEGAL ADVICE REGARDING AN INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. © 2010 Joan Grimes – Advertisement

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A group of students breaks down during mock funeral services that concluded Liberty High School’s Every 15 Minutes anti-drunk-driving program. From the left are Chealsea Barramore, Amanda Blum, Eric Promani, Harleigh Ford, Katelynn Tobar, Jake Tickner, Morgan Fernando and Jillian Sudweeks.

Simulated funeral seals the ‘15 Minutes’ deal by Haylee Matteri Correspondent The day following the recent Every 15 Minutes drunk-driving dramatization at Liberty High School, a funeral

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Girl power comes to Oakley by Ruth Roberts Staff Writer It’s a teen thing, it’s a self-esteem thing, it’s a Help! My Parents Are Driving Me Crazy thing. And on Saturday, April 24 at O’Hara Park Middle School, it will be a decidedly girl thing. It’s a Girl Thing, Oakley’s first-ever series of free, interactive workshops, will celebrate the wonderful, wacky and ohso-wise world of young women. Sponsored by the City of Oakley along with Delta Vista and O’Hara Park middle schools, the event will highlight the triumphs, challenges and joys of being female. “I see such a need for something like this (event) as a resource for girls,” said Jody Smith, Delta Vista counselor and event organizer. “We’ve been throwing the idea back and forth for a couple of years, trying to get this event going, and this year we just decided it was time.” The event will open with a keynote address from Deer Valley High School student Sara Trail, 15, who has written a book on sewing and recently started her own business designing and selling clothes. Girls in grades six through eight can participate in three of the following workshops: Help! My Parents Are Driving Me Crazy!; Self-esteem: Fact and Fiction; Mean Girls; Self-defense: What Every Girl Should Know; Where Do You Draw the Line? Flirting vs. Harassment; Zumba (aerobic exercise); Drug Awareness for Teens; R.I.P.P.E.D. for Girls; Nutrition for Girls; Cyber Smart; Shh … It’s a Beauty Secret; and Money in My Life. The idea behind the event is to give middle school girls some healthy, positive tools for navigating through the pressures and drama of the pre-teen and teen years – and come out on the other side as confident and self-assured young women. The seminar topics are designed to offer a wide sampling of subjects important to young girls. “Girls this age are trying to find themselves, and they can sometimes be very mean to one another,” said O’Hara Park Counselor Rick Melgoza. “They (the girls) don’t quite have the communication skills to deal with things like that, and their natural reaction is to hurt the other person as a way of retaliating. We’d like to give them some better life skills.” “Middle school can be really difficult, and girls are faced with so many challenges,” added Smith. “They really need something that provides them with some positive information that fuels them to be healthy in both mind and body.” And although this party is for girls only, Melgoza is hopeful there will soon be an It’s a Guy Thing event. “We’re talking about organizing a boys conference next fall,” he said. “Middle school boys have plenty of things to talk about; they’re just very different topics. We would very much like to reach out to the young men in our community.” Although the girls are encouraged

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to sign up for the event ahead of time, registration forms are still available in the school offices of O’Hara and Delta Vista. “If there is room in the classes, we will certainly do our best to accommodate everyone,” said Smith. “There has been a lot of interest in this; we’re hoping for a great turnout.” It’s a Girl Thing will be held on April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at O’Hara Park Middle School, 1100 O’Hara Ave. in Oakley. For more information, call 925-625-5060 or 925-625-6840. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Brentwood civic center goes vertical by Rick Lemyre Staff Writer

It might be said that Brentwood’s new civic center got off the ground when planning began several city administrations ago, or perhaps when it received final approval last year. Perhaps it occurred when the ceremonial groundbreaking was held, or when the fencing and bulldozers actually arrived. In any case, “getting off the ground” took a new, literal meaning this week when the first massive, structural steel beams were carefully put in place, and the $36 million project began climbing toward the treetops. “Everyone is very excited,” Assistant City Manager Karen Chew said Wednesday of the project going vertical. According to Chew, the recent rains “held us up a little, but they think they’re going to be able to catch up.” The project is scheduled for completion in late 2011. The first steel beams to go up, those closest to Second Street along Maple, are for the new Council Chambers. After that

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come the beams for city hall, farther east on Maple, then the community center, along Oak Street. The structural steel work should take a total of about six weeks to finish, Chew said. Chew said the last thing built would be the parking structure, bids for which were opened this week. Chew said the bids needed more evaluation, but it appears they will be “in the ballpark” of $11 million, as planned. Including the parking structure, re-vamping of City Park and other civic center components, the project’s entire cost will be $47 million. Chew said no significant problems had cropped up, with the exception of one of the live oak trees that was relocated late last year. Two of the 28-ton, 20-year old trees were moved across the park to make room for the civic center, and one of them isn’t looking well. “There’s still some signs of life,” Chew said. “They’re not ready to take it out and start over yet.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Trevor’s Weekly Mortgage Matters By Trevor Frey

Rates!!! Borrower: OMG rates are moving up! Mortgage Banker: They have been after the Federal Reserve completed a program of buying about $1.25 trillion of securities backed by U.S. residential mortgages. Borrower: Will this trend continue, is my rate safe? Mortgage Banker: I have locked your rate, but this trend will continue. The above dialogue was not created for a play on Broadway or even at Bristow Middle School; it was a mock “texting” conversation between buyer/borrower and their lender. For those of you who don’t text, OMG stands for Oh, my god! I started this week’s column this way, with a text conversation, to showcase how times have changed and rates have moved. It is important to showcase both in order to truly grasp what I’m trying to say: Yes, rates are moving up. No, it is not as bad as you think it is. Last week the national average for a 30yr mortgage “jumped” to 5.21%...Bloomberg, MSNBC, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal were all eager to share this news. What they forgot to relay however was how mortgage rates came to this record low, and, how long it has been since they (the rates) were here without government assistance. The last time 30-yr mortgage rates hit 5.25% without the government stepping in and purchasing mortgage backed securities to bring back the economy was 1957, the same year Frisbees were flying off the assembly line for the first time at the Wham-O factory. In 1957 you

could also purchase a pound of hamburger, or buy a gallon of gas, or enlist the services of a baby-sitter for one hour, for $0.25. Since that time, while rates have slowly crept back to levels not seen since 1957, the price of hamburger meat has increased 416%, gas 1200%, and baby-sitting a full 3100%. Forget originating loans and writing a column, I’m becoming a baby-sitter! What I’m trying to say is that while it’s true that mortgage rates have moved up from historically low levels, it is also true that they (mortgage rates) have not sky-rocketed to historically high levels. A rate increase from 4.75% to 5.25% on a $200,000 loan makes a difference of $61.41 in your monthly payment. If that difference makes or breaks your budget you should seriously reconsider your purchase. Running with my text message conversation above, and referring to my own “NOW” generation, slow down and think about how great of a time to buy it really is. Rates are still near historically low levels, home prices are low as well, and you no longer have to SAVE 20% of the purchase price for a downpayment! If you are beginning the process, or currently in the middle of a purchase or refinance, feel free to contact me directly. Together we can determine the best time to lock your loan. If you have any other real estate lending related questions or concerns I also welcome your call or email at anytime. (925) 726-1444 or tfreymortgages@yahoo. com.

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15 Minutes from page 8A classes. In front of the podium was a casket representing the students killed in the accident, and in front of the casket sat Jason Fancy – the student chosen for the role of drunk driver – in handcuffs. The parents and family of the deceased entered the gym, many in tears, and placed white roses atop the casket, while some of the deceased students in attendance began to lose control of their emotions as they watched their parents let them go. Jillian Butler, one of the students chosen to die in the accident, sang “There You’ll Be” in memory of the departed. A video was shown documenting the harsh aftermath of the accident, when the parents identified the bodies at the morgue. “Seeing the accident a second time hurt even more because we were right in the action this time,” said Liberty junior Jill Sudweeks. Following the video, keynote speaker Wendy Reynolds, an attorney and judge, described what she has seen come in and out of her courtrooms. A high percentage of the cases involve drunk drivers. “If convicted, you lose your license for up to three years with a massive amount of community service,” said Reynolds. “If you kill someone, you’re going to prison for 25 years to life.” In one such case, nearly an entire family was killed by a drunk driver. As the tow truck was removing the

car from the scene of the accident, a bystander noticed that a little girl had been trapped under a seat in the car. She was still breathing and gasping for life. The little girl survived, but not her family. That girl was Reynolds. “If I can save one life, I have done my job,” she said. “This program lasts for a lifetime, but there are some that still don’t get it. Those few are the ones involved in real accidents. I have students I spoke to five years ago that’ll still send me e-mails about how the program has prevented drunk driving.” Two sets of parents took the podium to offer parting words to their children. ZaQuala Totten’s mother portrayed her daughter as a best friend. “You’ll always be mine and I’ll always be yours. Love, your Mama,” she said. After the ceremony, senior Harleigh Ford broke into tears in response to the “death” of her best friend, Felix Navarro. “I want to tell him I love him,” said Ford. “He is one of my very best friends. He was a blessing to have in my life.” Navarro, one of the students selected to die in the accident, said, “This was an experience I’ll remember forever. This program is great for student all over the U.S. Some states don’t have the money to fund it but Liberty High School is grateful they get to experience this every other year.” To comment, visit www.thepress. net.

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Others should pick up on Antioch cleanup Antioch has dealt with more than its share of problems in recent years: an increase in violent crime, a budget crisis resulting in the layoff of dozens of city employees, hundreds of foreclosures that depress property values and add to blight, and lawsuits alleging racial discrimination by the police, to name a few of the bigger ones. Needless to say, the city’s image has taken a battering. A DITORIAL few years back a Brentwood City Council candidate ran on a campaign promising to keep Brentwood from turning into another Antioch. But rather than giving into despair and leaving town, Antioch residents have chosen to stay and fight back. Three years ago more than 750 residents showed up over five days in City Park to help construct a playground. A park that had once been mostly used and abused by the homeless has been converted into a safe, fun place for families. It’s a remarkable turnaround that

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shows the power of a community coming together to better itself. And now Antiochans are doing it again. Tomorrow morning, Saturday, April 17, more than 900 residents will put on safety vests, don gloves, grab trash bags and spend several hours picking up trash in a citywide cleanup that has been dubbed Keep Antioch Beautiful Day. While much of the credit for this event goes to City Councilwoman Martha Parsons and other organizers, along with many business sponsors and community groups, its success depends on the many city residents who are taking time out of their busy lives to help better their city. Many rewards accrue from the event: more than 600 of the people who signed up early will receive free passes to Disneyland, everyone who participates will receive a free barbecue lunch in Contra Loma Park after the cleanup, and Antioch will become a cleaner city in which to live. But the best reward of all might be the psychological reward that comes with civic partici-

LETTERS Livingston for sheriff

Editor: Our organization, Citizens For Democracy, endorses and supports county sheriff candidate David Livingston. He’s your answer to holding down the county’s violent crimes and prosecuting the responsible criminals. Please vote for Chief David Livingston for sheriff in June. His opponent, Antioch’s Councilman Brian Kalinowski, hasn’t even protected the people in Antioch. So how can he protect the entire county? Under his watch Antioch’s violent crimes have increased an outrageous additional 62 percent more these past four years. Antioch’s public mistakenly relied on him. He hasn’t protected Antioch’s public and more people have been violently victimized. He’s failed badly, while claiming to have the public’s safety as a priority. He blames others and won’t admit to his own incompetence. Antioch’s shoppers, visitors, and residents have been

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in more violence prone danger than ever before. It isn’t getting any safer under Kalinowski’s faulty leadership. Judge for yourselves; see through his veil of deception, excuses and sweet-talking empty promises that he’s woven. There are available independent public facts in Antioch’s reported deplorable violent crimes statistics, via DOJs and the FBI’s Statistics Units’ records. Antioch’s public has been in more violence danger under his leadership. We have additionally been going before the Antioch City Council, during Councilman Kalinowski’s terms, and tried to get him to address the climbing violent crimes increase of 62 percent more these past four years, to no avail. He’s instead vigorously chased lesser issues such as the color of car covers, residents’ infractions like leaving out their garbage bins at curbside too long, RV and boat owners having more than one of such on their own property, and the questionable targeting of poor families receiving housing assistance (which the city/public has since been sued for in at least three separate federal lawsuits). He’s nothing more than a bumbling, ineffective and incompetent elected official, at the expense of our community’s safety, no less. Don’t waste your votes. Kalinowski’s betrayed and deceived the public. Your votes should be for the proven, effective and experienced crime-fighting candidate David Livingston, a police chief. He has held crime down under his own leadership. We believe that David Livingston will do the same for the county as our sheriff. Our public endorsement and support for sheriff’s candidate David Livingston is also our recommendation for your votes. For your anticipated future safety, vote for

pation, the realization that rather than just complain about problems, it’s far more effective to do something about them. Organizers plan to make the cleanup an annual event. The event should inspire similar volunteerism in other ways throughout Antioch and indeed throughout far East County. Too often our suburban communities are fragmented as we deal with long commutes, family responsibilities and making ends meet in this tough economy. We do have a variety of festivals, summer concerts, youth sports and this newspaper that help provide a sense of community. But what better way to truly infuse civic pride than joining with your neighbors for one day, rolling up your sleeves and cleaning up your town? All of us must move on at some point, but we can leave behind family-friendly playgrounds, clean communities and a legacy of hometown pride for the generations that follow. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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David Livingston for county sheriff. Ralph A. Hernandez Antioch Chair, Citizens For Democracy

Maintain high quality – vote Yes on F

Editor: Yes on Measure F means Brentwood gets to control quality and design of any future projects. Rather than give this power to the county or Antioch, Measure F lets us decide. Yes on F would protect Brentwood by extending our border to Deer Valley and keeping Antioch at bay. It does so while providing local jobs, putting Brentwood kids in Brentwood schools, helping to provide improved roads, working to ensure school and community safety, and improving our home values. If the opponents of Measure F are really concerned about our city, they should be spending their time and efforts at the Planning Commission and City Council, opposing efforts by some developers to lower the quality of construction and reduce amenities for our city. Brentwood has weathered the economic storm better than most because of the high standards we have insisted upon. Let’s not let anyone change that. Concerned citizens should insist that any future housing not compromise building and design standards. Measure F gives Brentwood the power to help maintain high quality standards. Our focus should be on quality. Protect Brentwood. Vote Yes on Measure F to ensure Brentwood control and to protect our future home values. Peter and Veronica Charitou Brentwood

Nothing’s for nothing

Editor: In Bill Sumner’s response to a recent

letter to the editor, he manifests the concern that the letter focused upon. That is, that many in our community think you can get something for nothing. People like Mr. Sumner simply don’t understand how the economy works. The interrelationship of economic activity and the quality of life we all enjoy is obvious but, nonetheless, remains a mystery to some people. Mr. Sumner is right that housing prices fell when people defaulted on their loans. The question he evades is why did they default on their loans? The reason is clear. As the economy slowed, those least able to pay lost their jobs, defaulted first and the vicious downward cycle began. Those poor credit loans were the first of a seemingly endless chain of dominos. The results are widespread and devastating. Whether Mr. Sumner likes it or not, much of our economy is related to growth. As growth occurred, so did job creation, which drove our housing prices higher. This is factual and unambiguous. It’s when growth contracted that our economy spiraled downward, resulting in job losses, increased crime and falling home prices. I support Measure F for multiple reasons, including the fact that it will bring jobs and investment to Brentwood. These are the key elements that have left our community in the last few years. Measure F is a step in the right direction. Ironically, Mr. Sumner mentions the Bypass and suggests that it be widened before development occurs. Sounds great, right? Something for nothing. Evidently, he is unaware that more than 8 percent of Bypass funding came from development fees – fees which can only be collected as housing moves forward. Ed Stack Brentwood


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A sampling of recent law enforcement activity reported by East County police departments. BRENTWOOD April 1, 12:13 a.m. On Dawnview Drive at Empire Avenue, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found in possession of suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe. A passenger was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Both were arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 1, 8:38 a.m. At a business on Lone Tree Way, an unidentified person used counterfeit checks to withdraw money from another person’s checking account. April 1, 8:43 a.m. On Balfour Road at American Avenue, a subject was shot by an airsoft gun while walking home from school. April 1, 9:07 a.m. While backing his vehicle on Brentwood Boulevard, a driver struck the driver’s side of another vehicle. April 1, 1:25 p.m. On Walnut Boulevard at Oak Street, a subject who fled from Brentwood police officers was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and a large amount of U.S. currency. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 1, 5:06 p.m. An unidentified person stole the rear license plate of a vehicle parked on Sycamore Avenue. April 1, 5:43 p.m. A marijuana grow was discovered during a probation search of a residence on Snapdragon Court. April 1, 8:25 p.m. On Sycamore Avenue, a subject contacted during a threat investigation was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 1, 10:15 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Sand Creek Road, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be a convicted felon and a drug addict in possession of tear gas. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 2, 1 a.m. A resident of Villa Terrace contacted during a probation search of his residence was found to be under the influence of a central nervous system stimulant and in possession of suspected concentrated cannabis, methamphetamine, other controlled substances and shaved keys. He

LOGS was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 2, 2:09 a.m. A subject contacted on Brentwood Boulevard at Village Drive was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for his own safety. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 2, 2:45 a.m. A subject contacted following a traffic collision on Second Street was fund to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 2, 7:16 a.m. A subject under investigation is believed to have stolen checks from the mailbox of a residence on Panorama Way. April 2, 1:30 p.m. On Lone Tree Way, a subject claimed that she passed out in another jurisdiction and awoke in Brentwood. The case was referred to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. April 2, 3:54 p.m. On Brookdale Drive at Claremont Drive, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 2, 4:51 p.m. An unidentified person stole a bicycle from the open garage of a residence on Arbor Court. April 2, 11:30 p.m. A parole search was conducted at a residence on Village Drive. To view the Brentwood Police Department’s public logs on the city’s Web site, visit www.ci.brentwood.ca.us/department/ pd/reports/index.cfm. OAKLEY March 31 – On the 1500 block of Port Way, a subject was arrested for selling dangerous drugs. March 31 – On Mehaffey Way at Ponderosa Drive, a subject was found to be under the influence of drugs. March 31 – A vehicle accident with property damage occurred on Carrington Drive at Verona Avenue. March 31 – On East Cypress Road at Rubens Way, a subject was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. March 31 – Sexual battery was reported on the 1000 block of Neroly Road. March 31 – Residential burglaries occurred on the 4300 block of Mehaffey Way and

On Lone Tree Way, a subject claimed that she passed out in another jurisdiction and awoke in Brentwood. April 2, 1:30 p.m., Brentwood the 100 block of Connie Court. March 31 – Credit card fraud occurred on the 4800 block of Chablis Court. March 31 – Grand theft from vehicles was reported on the 400 block of Anvilwood Drive and the 100 block of Peony Court. March 31 – Petty theft from a vehicle was reported on the 4300 block of Redwood Drive. March 31 – Incidents of vandalism were reported on the 400 block of Anvilwood Drive, the 400 block of Fourth Street and the 300 block of East Ruby Street. April 1 – Cases of misdemeanor DUI occurred on Carol Lane at Main Street, and on Chianti Way at Salgado Avenue. April 1 – Credit card fraud was reported on the 2200 block of El Lago Drive. April 2 – On Delta Road at Main Street, a subject was found in possession of stolen property. April 2 – Grand theft from a building was reported on the 2500 block of Main Street. April 2 – Petty theft shoplifting occurred on the 2500 block of Main Street. April 3 – On East Cypress Road at Picasso Drive, a subject was found to be under the influence of drugs. April 3 – On Gardenia Avenue at Wildcat Way, a subject was found in violation of probation. April 3 – On the 5500 block of Main Street, a subject was charged with violation of a court order. April 3 – Incidents of DUI occurred on Almond Drive at Orchard Park Drive, on East Bolton Road at Main Street, and on Big Break Road at Main Street. April 3 – On the 100 block of Renoir Court, a subject was charged with violation of a custody order. April 4 – Vehicles were stolen from Main Street and Norcross Lane, and the 1800 block of Fairhaven Way. April 4 – An armed robbery occurred on the 5500 block of Bridgehead Road. April 4 – On the 2100 block of Laurel Road, a subject was arrested for DUI. April 4 – A residential burglary was reported on the 500 block of Whitehall Court. April 4 – Grand theft from a vehicle occurred on the 4700 block of Duarte Avenue. April 4 – On the 900 block of Walnut

Drive, a subject was arrested for public intoxication. DISCOVERY BAY March 1 – On Highway 4 at Porthole Drive, subject was charged with possession of dangerous drugs. March 2 – A bicycle was stolen on the 6900 block of New Melones Circle. March 3 – Felony embezzlement was reported on the 17500 block of Highway 4. March 3 – Malicious phone calls were made to a resident the 1300 block of Shell Court. March 4 – A juvenile was reported as a runaway from the 1500 block of Discovery Bay Boulevard. March 4 – Vehicles were towed from the 2300 block of Cambridge Drive and from Amesbury Street at Hampshire Drive. March 5 – Grand theft from a building occurred on the 5300 block of Willow Lake Court. March 6 – On the 1500 block of Discovery Bay Boulevard, a subject was cited for driving without a license. March 8 – A building on the 100 block of Learning Lane was vandalized. March 9 – A residential burglary was reported on the 5600 block of Schooner Loop. March 11 – Misdemeanor battery occurred on the 5000 block of Almanor Drive. March 13 – An vehicle parked on the 1000 block of Discovery Bay Boulevard was burglarized. March 13 – Petty theft from a building occurred on the 6700 block of Yellowstone Circle. March 15 – Petty theft of vehicle parts occurred on the 1200 block of St. Andrews Drive. March 15 – An incident of computer data access fraud was reported on the 1200 block of Marina Circle. March 18 – A residence on the 6700 block of Yellowstone Circle was burglarized. March 19 – A residence on the 200 block of Dorchester Court was burglarized. March 25 – An arrest warrant was served on Balboa Way at Clipper Drive. March 26 – A strong-arm robbery occurred on the 1300 block of Discovery Bay Boulevard.


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Real from page 3A Unlike the popular TV shows, the academy will be live, and most of the classes conducted at the department’s Brentwood Boulevard headquarters. (Two sessions will involve field trips to outlying facilities.) The program will be held on 10 consecutive Wednesdays from May 5 through July 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Citizens Academy will run the gamut of police activity, offering classes on everything from crime analysis, investigations and evidence to school programs, gangs, traffic

Cuts from page 3A local level,” said County Health Director William Walker. He described cancer patients in the middle of chemotherapy treatment who have lost their insurance coverage and are now seeking care at one of the eight county medical centers that care for the uninsured. “The centers in East County have been impacted because of people who have lost their houses and jobs and are coming to us, many times for the first time,” said Walker. “We have overwhelming demand in Bay Point, Pittsburg, Antioch and Brentwood. We have been struggling to meet that demand.” As if all of that wasn’t bad enough, Glover warned of “the devastation that is still to come” due to further budget cuts at the federal and state levels. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is asking the federal government to reimburse California $6.9 billion he said it’s owed by virtue of

enforcement and even a trip to the county jail – as visitors. Participants will get lessons on handling Tasers and other weapons, crisis negotiation, weaponless self-defense and even handcuffing techniques. Field trips will visit the county jail, juvenile hall and the coroner’s office, among other destinations. “You’re going to see some of the same stuff” seen on popular TV shows, Hansen said. He added that, because the classes will be conducted by BPD officers, there won’t be a show-biz cultural feel one gets from the tube. “You’re going to get a taste of

the Brentwood PD culture,” Hansen said. “You’re going to get a taste of reality.” The course is free, although space is limited to 15 participants. Hansen said the hope is to run the academy three times per year, and once a session fills up, a list of those interested in the next course will be collected. Those interested in participating can call Hansen for an application at 925-8097710 or stop by the BPD headquarters at 9100 Brentwood Blvd. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

how much state residents pay in taxes to the federal budget. “If he’s not successful with the federal government, there are additional cuts he will make. Two are quite Draconian,” said Valentine. “One is to totally cut the CalWORKs program for children, which would eliminate financial assistance to more than 18,000 children (in the county). The other is the total elimination of the in-home supportive services program. More than 7,000 (county) seniors and disabled adults would be without inhome support whatsoever. “So I just hope that as we go through this recession that the state does not continue to go down this path with deeper and deeper budget cuts and shifting more and more of the costs to counties. Because at some point as a society the costs we will pay in child abuse, child malnutrition, seniors being hospitalized – those costs will be quite enormous. In the long

run we will realize that this was penny wise and pound foolish.” County Administrator David Twa discussed the double-hit to the budget from the reduced tax revenue and escalating employee costs. The county gets half of its revenue from the federal and state government and has been helped this year by the one-time federal stimulus funding of $37 million. But another third of revenue comes from property and sales taxes, both of which are off dramatically. Three years ago the median price of a house in the county was $655,000; today it’s $255,000 – a 56 percent drop in property value. As a result, the county lost $20 million in property taxes last year and will lose another $13 million in the coming year. Sales tax revenue is expected to gradually increase, however, as the recession fades and people start shopping again. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0026850 Title Order No. 08-8-119986 Investor/Insurer No. 093811838 APN No. 055250-043-1 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/16/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: EULA BASS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 06/16/2005 and recorded 06/30/05, as Instrument No. 20050240760-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 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: 2500 INEZ WAY, ANTIOCH, CA, 94531. 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 $673,582.45. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 07/05/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3528419 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Antioch Press No. 061617 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0102880 Title Order No. 09-8-291585 Investor/Insurer No. 157110089 APN No. 071353-004-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: ROSINE A. CANEPA AND CHRISTOPHER J. LIETZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS., dated 10/18/2006 and recorded 10/31/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0349652-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 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: 3410 HEATHER COURT, ANTIOCH, CA, 94509. 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 $481,320.81. 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: 10/18/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3528862 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Antioch Press No. 061617 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0135455 Title Order No. 09-8-401863 Investor/Insurer No. 079839615 APN No. 055-350-008-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/15/2004. 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: ROBERT L. GONZAGA, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY., dated 12/15/2004 and recorded 01/04/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0002579-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 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: 1925 BADGER PASS WAY, ANTIOCH, CA, 94531. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $598,954.29. 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: 12/12/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3528725 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Antioch Press No. 061617 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

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Taste of victory In honor of cancer survivors and their caretakers, organizers from the Brentwood and Oakley Relay for Life events are teaming up to host the fourth annual Survivor Ice Cream Social on Sunday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Summerset IV Clubhouse, 770 Centennial Place in Brentwood. The social is open to all cancer survivors and their caregivers. Survivors may pre-register for Relay For Life, receive a special Survivor gift bag and event T-shirt by calling Linda Hardcastle at 925-963-4466 (Brentwood) or Gretchen Schultz at 951-314-9173 (Oakley). Survivors are encouraged to take part in the Survivors’ Lap, which kicks off the Relay For Life event each year. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org.


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Fare from page 5A Krieg. “We feel confident in our ability to navigate our local agency through difficult times as well as times of prosperity.” Since its inception in 1977, Tri Delta Transit’s fares have been among the lowest in the Bay Area. “When fares increased back in 2006, we offset the increase by offering more value with unlimited ride passes sold at a discounted rate,” said Krieg. Current fares for Tri Delta Transit are as follows: • Single ride fare on local fixed routes: $1.75 for the general public; 75 cents for seniors and disabled persons. • Unlimited ride day pass (valid on local buses and Express Route 300): $3 for the

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general public; $1.25 for seniors and disabled persons. • Single ride fare Express Route 300: $2.50 for the general public; $1.25 for seniors and disabled persons. • Unlimited Ride Monthly Pass (valid on local buses and Express Route 300): $50. Tri Delta Transit operates 14 weekday bus routes, including Express Route 300 to BART, Commuter Route 390 to BART, Route 200 to Martinez, Route 201 to Concord as well as three weekend routes and Delta Express luxury commuter service to Dublin BART and Hacienda Business Park in Pleasanton. To learn which bus best meets your needs, or to apply for a 2 for 1 bus pass, visit www.trideltatransit. com or call 925-754-6622.

A dozen former employees of the former Los Medanos Community Hospital staff have continued their friendship and kept the LMCH memories alive, meeting every other month for lunch for the 16 years since the hospital closed.

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Although Los Medanos Community Hospital has been closed since 1994, the friendships and camaraderie garnered there continue to this day. For the past 16 years, Barbara Anderson has arranged for the LMCH group, representing various hospital departments, to gather at various restaurants in the area for a luncheon on the first Thursday of every other month. This group met for lunch recently at the Tao San Jin Restaurant in Antioch. In the front row, from left, are Alice Kanagaki, Helen Kilbourne, and Alice Parma; cen-

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ter row: Lottie Carter, Patricia Roberts and Dorothy Simarro; back row: Faye Wilson, Louise King, Pat Fitzgerald and Dixie Grossi. This group of 11 ladies plus the photographer represents about 300 years of service at the former hospital. The next planned luncheon takes place on June 3 at 1 p.m. in the Antioch Golf Course Bistro. All the staff members of the old Pittsburg Community and Los Medanos Community Hospital are invited to attend. Call 925-757-0925 to make arrangements. – Contributed by Sherill Hecock


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Taking a break from their hard work at the recent It’s Your Serve event, from left, are Sharon Hayes and Betty Dalke of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Antioch, and Dennis Hundoble of the Byron United Methodist Church, while Len Garcia of St. John’s toils away in the background. The group was sprucing up the vegetable garden belonging to the cancer support group Kaleidoscope.

St. John’s hits the streets to serve Amid the raindrops from the most recent spring storm on April 11, members of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Antioch helped to lift the gloom for many neighbors in the Antioch area by hosting the It’s Your Serve event. The service tasks included picking up trash around Tregallas; baking for Bread of Life Outreach, which feeds the homeless and needy of Antioch; assembling Health Kits for those affected by the Haiti and Chile earthquakes; volunteering at the Salvation Army by painting the inside of the building; power wash-

ing Shepherd’s Gate Women’s Shelter in Brentwood; preparing and distributing brown-bag lunches to the hungry in downtown Antioch; working in a garden at Kaleidoscope/Byron United Methodist Church, which uses the bounty of its gardens to nourish cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy; or visiting 45 homes to introduce St. John’s Lutheran Church. Although the volunteers endured high winds, rain and the cold, all described it as a rewarding experience and an event that should be scheduled again. – Contributed by Sue Heinl

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Web site from page 1A water sprinklers. • News and announcements. Town staff can quickly and easily post press releases and community announcements on a timely basis. • Community calendar. Announcements of upcoming town events can be posted here. • Agendas and meeting minutes. Meetings and upcoming agenda packets can be posted in a PDF format for easy public access. • Audio and video. The Web site comes complete with the capability to stream both audio and video files to the site should the

Suit from page 1A brought a motion saying, ‘You can’t do that because you have to have something more than speculative value.’ “There was a three-day hearing to determine if it was pure speculation. What the judge ruled is that it’s not pure speculation because it’s mostly speculative. They get to submit their theory to the jury. For the most part it was all speculation, but the court said it’s not pure. So the jury gets to make that determination on whether it should be agricultural or industrial.” Scott Jenny, the Geddes’ attorney, responded, “The evidence is in no way speculative, in no way speculation. He made that argument to the judge and lost and still says it like it’s true. The judge said it’s not speculation and it’s sufficient to go to the jury. The judge ruled against them. He (Thurbon) still continues with his mantra, which is a false premise, and he lost.” Jenny and the Geddeses have offered to mediate the dispute out of court, agreeing to accept $5 million for their property – an additional $2 million over the $3 million they’ve already received. “Obviously, the district is not going to pay that kind of money,” said Thurbon. “We have said, ‘No, we are going to stick

CSD decide to upload monthly meetings and special events. CSD President Kevin Graves agreed the new site was a welcome addition to the town. “I think NIA has done a great job so far on the Web site,” said Graves. “They have added the items that we as a board thought were important to have and they have come up with some additional features as well. There might be a few changes here and there, but overall I think we are all very pleased.” The site also boasted plenty of custom photographs of the town, including candid and group shots of the CSD board, general

manager and various landmarks throughout Discovery Bay. Board directors and members of the audience also made suggestions for the site, including the ability to display updated landscaping photos on a regular basis as improvements are made at locations throughout the community. Additional suggestions included installing a picture calendar on the site to complement the written announcements. Graves said he welcomed all suggestions and believed that the site would undergo further tweaking. “It’ll be just like Obama

Health Care,” laughed Graves. “We’ll (CSD board) pass it and then we’ll fix it.” The purpose of the presentation was to give the board an opportunity to get a firsthand look at some of the site’s new features, but staff and directors will also spend some time navigating the site on their own and familiarizing themselves with the features before a collective decision to launch the site is made. Graves said he hoped the CSD board would approve the site within the next 30 days. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

to our guns.’ It’s $3 million; it’s agricultural property. All of the evidence that we have seen and submitted shows that it was not going to be industrial within the time frame in the immediate future. So there’s a lot of reasons why mediation is not going to work. First and foremost, we had a negotiated contract and the Geddeses breached on that contract. We cleared the title, and this is what happened.” Jenny responded that as a result of the district’s rejection, “We have withdrawn that offer and will go to trial, and the jury can award $13 million. The school district’s arrogance could potentially cost them $8 million if they lose that jury trial. The Geddes family has tried to be reasonable. They have asked to go to mediation, and the school district just refuses. Their (the district’s) action has been unconscionable in this case. They (the Geddeses) have done nothing wrong except paying taxes and farming it.” Thurbon said there are several reasons why the property should be priced based on its agricultural value. “It’s zoned agricultural in the county,” he said. “It’s in the county’s jurisdiction. The whole theory of it being industrial is that it will come into the city limits of Brentwood and they will zone it industrial. But it’s not in

the sphere of influence of Brentwood. You have the urban limit line issue (which the property is outside of) that has to be dealt with. The last time the city tried an adjustment of their sphere of influence that would have included this property, LAFCO denied that. “Their whole theory is based on the City of Brentwood would zone it as industrial. But the city doesn’t even have jurisdiction over it.” Jenny responded, “The City of Brentwood adopted as part of its General Plan a land use map that designates the Geddes property as industrial. So, everybody in the city has shown their intent to have this property as industrial. They (the school district) had no witnesses saying it’s not available to be used as industrial property – zero. The witnesses all agreed that the Geddes property’s highest and best use is industrial. “The city zoned it industrial because it wants a pocket of industrial land so the people won’t have to go to Antioch and Pittsburg for industrial needs like new tires or flooring for your home.” Both lawyers declined to predict what value the jury will assign to the land, whether $3 million, $13 million or somewhere in between. “Nobody wants to predict,” said

Thurbon. “But we are confident of what the property values are. The property values are agricultural, and that’s what the jury will find.” Jenny said, “I am very confident that the jury will see right through the school district’s phony arguments and award just compensation to the Geddes family after all of these years.” The parties are also in engaged in separate but related litigation. The district is suing the Geddeses for breach of contract for not abiding by their agreement to accept $3 million. The Geddeses are countersuing, alleging elder abuse against Jerilee Geddes for bullying her into entering into the agreement by threatening to pay only half of what the property is worth if she didn’t. That litigation is expected to proceed sometime after the current suit is decided by a jury. The one thing both sides agree on is that construction of the high school on the property at Delta and Sellers roads (about two-thirds of which was owned by the Geddeses) is not affected by the litigation. The district’s aim in the litigation is get clear title to the land, which is not necessary in order to proceed with the planning for the high school construction. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person(s) has abandoned the use of the fistitious business name (1) NIGHT HAWK AGENCY; (2) (UNIT) UN NAMED INVESTIGATION TEAM The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in Contra Costa County on: 4/30/- 09 under file number: #F0003075-00 Located at: 2032 Tupelo Way In: Antioch, CA 94509 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Dermot L. Jones, 2032 Tupelo Way, Antioch, CA 94509. This business is conducted by: an Individual Signature of registrant: Dermot L. Jones This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 30, 2009 By: D. Acuff, Deputy Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jessica López, 5405 Bayview Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jessica López FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0482 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Jessica López filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Jessica López to Proposed Name: Jessica Elemi López 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: 5/25/10 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: OAKLEY PRESS Date: March 25, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2,

9, 16, 23, 2010 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. 2007-4577 The name of the business (es): Morán Company Located at: 14530 Byron Highway, Space 65 In: Byron, CA 94511 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Isrrael Morán Santillán, 14530 Byron Highway, Space 65, Byron, 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: 5/22/07. Signature of registrant: Isrrael Morán Santillán This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 19, 2010 By:_________, Deputy Expires: March 19, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Johnny Ramos, 519 W. 3rd Street, Oakley, CA 94561 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Johnny Jose Ramos FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0152 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Johnny Jose Ramos filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Ramos (AKA) Johnny Jose Ramos (AKA) Jose John Ramos (AKA) John Ramos to Proposed Name: Johnny Jose Ramos 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 HEARINGa. Date: 6/3/10 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: OAKLEY PRESS Date: April 6, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior

Court Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File #F-0002189-00 The name of the business (es): Quality Scale Inc. Located at: 5401 Byron Hot Springs Road In: Byron, CA 94514 Mailing: P.O. Box 783, Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Quality Scale Inc., 5401 Byron Hot Springs Road, Byron, CA 94514. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/26/08. Signature of registrant: Kelly Wedman This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 1, 2010 By: D. Acuff, Deputy Expires: April 1, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale # CA0533419 Loan# 1010777520 Order # 090097732 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/30/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05/11/2010 at 10:00AM, MTC FINANCIAL INC., dba TRUSTEE CORPS as the duly appointed Substituted Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 12/20/2007 as Document No. 2007-0343512-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CALIFORNIA, executed by: JEFFREY B CHURCHILL, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustor, OPTION MORTGAGE LENDING, INC, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business

in this state). AT: THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. 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 describing the land therein: APN # 076-502-025-0 AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED PER SAID DEED OF TRUST. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2213 TYLER COURT, ANTIOCH, CA 94509 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. 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 Trustee’s Sale is: $356,378.12 (estimated amount). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The Beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2924f: The Beneficiary

or Beneficiary’s agent has indicated that the requirements of California Civil Code Section 2924f have been met. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2923.52: 1. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: X Servicer does hereby state that 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 of the notice of sale is filed. 2. Timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) Section 2923.52  Does X Does not apply pursuant to section 2923.52 or 2923.55 Dated: 04/16/2010 MTC FINANCIAL INC. DBA TRUSTEE CORPS, as Successor Trustee By: AMY LEMUS , TRUSTEE SALES OFFICER *TRUSTEE CORPS* 30 Corporate Park, Suite 400, IRVINE, CA 92606 FOR SALE INFORMATION CONTACT: (714)730-2727, (714) 724-7500, (949) 252-8300 FOR REINSTATEMENT / PAY OFF REQUESTS CONTACT: (949) 252-8300 ASAP# 3531359 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND AVAILABILITY OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Brentwood will, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the normal course of business permits on May 18, 2010, hold a public hearing to consider the following: A General Plan Amendment (GPA 10001) to change the General Plan land use designation from General Commercial to High Density Residential, a Rezone (RZ 10-004) to change the zoning from Thoroughfare Commercial (C-3) to Planned Development No. 23 (PD-23) in order to adopt project-specific development standards, and a Design Review (DR 10-003) for a 54-unit apartment complex known as The Grove at Sunset Court, including a community building, recreation facilities, parking, landscaping and other related improvements located at 201 Sunset Road (APN 016-180-014). A Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared for this project pursuant

to the California Environmental Quality Act, to assess potential environmental impacts. The draft Mitigated Negative Declaration and accompanying initial study are available for public review and comment in the Community Development Department for 30 days beginning on April 16, 2010 and ending on May 17, 2010. The deadline for submission of written comments ends at 5:00 pm on May 17, 2010. Applicant: META Housing Corporation Said hearing will be held at the City Council Chambers, 101B Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, California. Further information may be obtained from Assistant Planner Tim Nielsen (925) 516-5151 or tnielsen@ci.brentwood.ca.us in the Community Development Department of the City of Brentwood, 118 Oak Street, Brentwood, California 94513. Before any court challenge of Planning Commission decisions, you are required to appeal the decision to the City Council no later than the time period provided under the City’s Municipal Code. In addition you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Brentwood Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: April 16, 2010 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 879 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AMENDING TITLE 3 OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD CHAPTER 3.40, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE EMERGENCY COST RECOVERY. THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 23rd day of March, 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Brockman, Stonebarger NOES: None ABSENT: Richey, Taylor ABSTAIN: None And was adopted at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 13th day of April 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Brock-

man, Richey, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: Stonebarger ABSTAIN: None SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 880 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING A REZONE (RZ 10-003) TO AMEND CHAPTER 17.485 OF THE BRENTWOOD MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING TEXT TO REESTABLISH THE AGRICULTURAL OVERLAY ZONE WITHIN A PORTION OF THE PLANNED DEVELOPMENT 35 (PD-35) ZONE, LOCATED GENERALLY SOUTH OF LONE TREE WAY, WEST OF FAIRVIEW AVENUE, NORTH OF THE EBMUD AQUEDUCT AND EAST OF HENRY HART DRIVE. THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 23rd day of March, 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Brockman, Stonebarger NOES: None ABSENT: Richey, Taylor ABSTAIN: None And was adopted at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 13th day of April 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Brockman, Richey, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: Stonebarger ABSTAIN: None /s/_______________________ Robert Taylor Mayor ATTEST: /s/_______________________ Cynthia Garcia, CMC Assistant City Clerk The above is a summary of the major highlights of the ordinances; reading the ordinances in their entirety may be necessary to obtain a full understating of all changes. Copies of the full text of the ordinances are on file and may be read in the City Clerk’s office located at 708 Third Street, Brentwood, and/or a copy may be obtained from that office based on the City’s actual cost for duplicating. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: April 16, 2010


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Falcon females run away with meet by Dave Roberts Staff Writer For a while it appeared that Freedom’s track team might be forced to practice at 6 a.m. – a time when it’s still so cold and dark that the football field lights would need to be on to make sure the shot putters don’t accidentally heave their 12-pound balls at the 4-by-400-meter relay team. Last year’s coach, Patrick Halberg, decided to step down to devote more time to his family after his wife gave birth to twins. When Athletic Director Steve Amaro found it difficult to fill the void, he worried he might need to fill it himself. But because Amaro already coaches the boys tennis team, which practices after school, the track team would be required to practice before school. That prospect convinced math teacher and athletic trainer Glenn Briggs to agree to co-coach the team. “Six a.m. in the morning – that’s death to the track program,” he said, “because only the diehards would get up at six to run.” Briggs had previously resisted the requests to coach, citing a lack of time. But now that he’s been doing it, “I am having fun, and think maybe I should have done this a long time ago,” he said. “I did track in high school and college for a year and enjoyed the sport.” The team actually has three coaches this season, the other two being Jenny Wilson and Alicia Wiley. Since track and field is the most diversified, spread-out sport in high school, track teams benefit greatly from multiple coaches. It’s a large six-ring circus. The main action, of course, is on the track, and marquee events are the sprints. But outside the track at one end are the pole vaulters, at the other end are the shot putters and discus throwers, and near them but inside the track area are the long, triple and high jumpers. On April 7 Freedom hosted Pittsburg and split the dual meet – the Freedom girls won 88-40 but the boys lost

Freedom’s Sara Radda negotiates the final obstacle to win the 100-meter hurdles in a meet with Pittsburg last week.

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58-75. The girls excelled in the distance events – finishing 12-3 in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters – and in the field events, winning them all except the pole vault. The Freedom boys did well in the sprints. Josh Garcia and Tim Shepherd finished 1-2 in the 100 meters, Garcia winning the 200 meters and the 4x100-meter relay by nearly four seconds. The boys also did well in two field events. Nick Blount won the long jump and Mike Kiaenski took the high jump. But the Pirates dominated the shot put and discus, and Freedom didn’t have any competitors in the pole vault. “Pittsburg has a pretty good throwing program over there,” said Briggs, noting that a lot of the hurlers played football last fall.

As indicated by their success against Pittsburg, the Falcon boys field a strong sprint squad, led by Garcia, Shepherd, Blount, D’Amora Cooper, Darrrell Daniels and JoMarlon Jordan. Standouts on the girls side include Sara Radda, who displayed fine form winning the 100-meter hurdles, and Mariah Walker, a freshman who won the 100meter sprint. Freedom’s teams switched their results in their first league meet against Antioch – this time, the girls lost and the boys won. They compete in several more dual meets before the BVAL trials on May 13 and the finals on May 15 at Deer Valley High. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Athletes to be inducted into Hall of Fame Several sports greats will be honored at the Liberty Union High School District Athletic Hall of Fame’s 19th annual awards dinner on Saturday, April 24 in the Stonebarger New Gym Complex at Liberty High School. Jordanna Freemer Jordanna Freemer is one of the foremost all-around athletes in the history of Freedom High School. Freemer entered Freedom in 2000, lettered in frosh volleyball and earned the Coach’s Award. As a sophomore she lettered in volleyball and JV basketball. But it was in two other sports – soccer and softball – that Freemer made the greatest impact. Allison Furgurson Allison Furgurson entered Freedom High School in 1996 and became an instant success in the athletic program as an outstanding golfer on the boys gold team, on which she lettered all four years. As a freshman, Furgurson was the team’s Most Valuable Player and League Champion. She was selected to the All Tri-Valley League First Team and was named North Coast Champion.

Joseph Lilley Joseph Lilley entered Liberty in 1990 and became one of the school’s finest athletes. In his freshman year, Lilley played junior varsity football and lettered as a quarterback and defensive back. During his first spring he played varsity baseball, compiled a .337 batting average, earned his varsity letter and was named to the All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League Honorable Mention Team as an infielder. Shannon (Thomas) McBroom Upon entering Liberty High School in 1978, Shannon (Thomas) McBroom immediately made her impact felt as a three-sport star in volleyball, basketball and softball. As a freshman, McBroom was named MVP of the junior varsity volleyball team, and in her junior and senior years as MVP, captain, the All-FAL Volleyball Team. Rick Mello Rick Mello entered Liberty in the fall of 1972 a shy and slight young man who loved and lived athletics. He played on the freshman football team in 1972 but was unable to continue in the sports program due to a med-

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ical problem. So he did the next big thing and became the varsity football program’s statistician and the varsity basketball program’s charter and statistician. The Ron Schwitters family A family of 10, the Ron Schwitters clan has been at the forefront of Liberty High School athletics for more than 50 years. Ron and Jackie and their eight children were all outstanding students and citizens as well as outstanding athletes. The Schwitters have made indelible contributions of quality, dedication and service to Liberty High School. Charles Willis A quiet and mild-mannered young man, Charles Willis entered Liberty in 1952,

destined to become one of the finest football players to ever tread the Lions’ gridiron. Oddly enough, baseball was his first love. He lettered in B baseball as a freshman, JV as a sophomore and varsity as a junior. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 and available at Independence High School Adult Education office, 929 Second St. in Brentwood; by calling Joanne Morrison at 925-634-2565, ext. 1022, or Jack Ferrill at 925-634-2589, ext. 1054 (Mondays and Wednesdays) or 209-462-5259. Tickets can also be purchased from any athletic Hall of Fame board member. Find out more about each inductee at www.thepress.net.


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Brentwood resident Melissa Hansen returned to racing Saturday night after a oneyear absence from the Antioch Speedway and won the pure stock main event. Left, Hansen puts the pedal to the metal in 2008 in her super stock, a division she won in 2005 after taking the pure stock title in 2002. Photo courtesy of Jack Menges

Speedway stocks up by Jack Menges Correspondent Brentwood’s Melissa Hansen returned to action with a winning effort this past weekend at the Antioch Speedway. A two-time champion at the track, Hansen won the pure stock main event after missing the racing season last year. It was a good night for the Brentwood drivers. The husband-and-wife team of Fred and Patti Ryland accounted for victories in the super stock and four banger feature races, respectively. A past champion of pure stocks and super stocks, Hansen elected to skip racing last year and concentrate on her studies at Los Medanos College. “It was a wonderful feeling to get back in a race car,” she said. “Add that to the fact I won the main event. I didn’t win too many main events when I captured the two championships. I won those honors with consistent close finishes. “It was also a way to celebrate that I could now make wedding plans. I became engaged the week before to Brad Meyer. We’re going to alter-

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nate races driving the car, which he raced for the first time ever and finished fourth in the main event.” The fifth round of the speedway season will be contested Saturday night with dirt modifieds, wingless sprints, pure stocks and dwarf cars. Wingless Sprints: Heat Winners – Jeff Kindt, Adam Kaeding; Trophy Dash – Billy Macedo; Main Event – Kindt, Tom Liliberte, Kaeding. Dirt Modifieds: Heat Winners – Troy Folger, Joe Carr; Main Event – Folger, Carr, Jeff Thomas. Pure Stocks: Heat Winners – Melissa Hansen, Dan McCown; Main Event – Hansen, Paul Delucca, Joe Carisina. Four Bangers: Heat Winner – Frank Rosa; Main Event – Patti Ryland, Tanya Andersen, Rosa. Mini Trucks: Heat Winners – Tom Brown, Ray Bunn; Main Event – Brown, Travis Dutra, Danny Wagner. Super Stocks: Heat Winner – Eric Berendsen; Main Event – Fred Ryland, Natalie Perry, Mitch Machado. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

Dancer goes Platinum Brentwood resident and Old River Elementary fifth-grader Summer Santos, 11, has racked up recognition in both the academic and aesthetic worlds, having earned Honor Society status and many national competitive awards as a dancer. A competitive dancer at Triple Threat Performing Arts in Livermore, Summer dances 12 hours per week and is now in her fifth year of competition. This season, Summer ventured on a new competitive path, adding a solo routine to her repertoire. “It’s one thing to be a great group dancer,” said her mother Dawn, “but when you finally get out there to stand on your own two feet and leave it all out there on the dance floor, the world gets to see what you’re made of. It’s extremely difficult for anyone to get out there and dance solo – a first-time soloist is so vulnerable. I’m extremely proud of her. It makes it so special to me that I finally got to choreograph a piece for my own daughter and watch her hard work bring it to life.” Summer has performed her solo routine this season at her first three competitions and has earned Platinum awards and won first place overall at all three events. After her first Kids Artistic Revue competition win, she was moved up one division and now competes at Showstoppers and Star Systems against far more experienced soloists.

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Summer Santos has won many national awards for her dancing. “To place in the top 10 overall at all, against the amount of talented dancers at every competition, is such an accomplishment,” said Dawn. “To win it all three times is unbelievable.” Summer also competes on six Platinum, national-award-winning competition teams in various styles of dance. She is diligent in her work, studying ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip-hop and contemporary styles. Summer will compete in three more events as well as a national competition in Las Vegas this summer.


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Big Bass Challenge lured by Delta bounty The Berkley Big Bass Challenge comes to Russo’s Marina on Bethel Island May 22 and 23, providing anglers an exciting and inexpensive event on a body of water known nationwide for producing big fish – and promising a big payback. The Challenge also features southern-style barbecue, music, seminars and numerous vendor booths. The competition pits angling skill against weigh-in strategy, inspiring many past participants to dub it bass fishing’s version of Texas hold ’em. During each hour – for six hours – anglers who catch a big fish must decide to either cash in their catch for a chance at that hour’s big-fish money, or hold ’em and opt to bring their big bass to the scales the following hour and grab a piece of that hour’s cash bounty. A tidy $1,350 is paid out each hour, including $500 to the angler with the biggest fish. Those anglers also qualify as Super 12 finalists for the event’s grand finale, when each will receive an ignition key – one of which starts the engine of a new Toyota Tundra truck, courtesy of Tracy Toyota The entry fee is $155 for the two-day event; $105 for a single day. Only Berkley baits are allowed to be used during the twoday competition. Anglers arriving Friday, the day before the event at Russo’s Marina, will also have the opportunity to attend seminars hosted by Berkley pro staff. The Berkley Experience trailer, a 70-foot-plus

rolling event center, will be stationed at Russo’s Marina that Friday until the final weigh-in and awards on Sunday, offering interactive presentation screens, Wii video games, a knot-tying station and competition, plus bait demonstration tanks. The Hook, Line & Sinker staff will be on duty in the big event tent to help participants pick up some of Berkley’s latest products. Everyone is invited to save their empty Berkley Gulp! and Powerbait bags for the raffle at the end of event. Bags may be traded in for raffle tickets. For those desiring to fish with their kids, the Challenge offers a separate youth division (16 and under). For a $25 entry fee, youth can compete for the Youth Division trophy, prizes, and a guided day trip on the Delta with Berkley pro Randy Pringle – “The Fishing Instructor.” As a bonus, the first 25 kids who sign up will receive a Synergy rod and reel/tackle combo, courtesy of Shakespeare. For registration or more information, visit www.anglerspress.net, e-mail angler spress@hotmail.com or call 916-768-0938. The first 150 anglers to sign up for the 2010 Berkley Big Bass Challenge will have the opportunity to win a day on the water with B.A.S.S. champion Skeet Reese and be entered into an exclusive raffle including gear such as a Humminbird fish finder, Cocoons Sunglasses and Revo reels.


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You can meet San Francisco 49er legend Jeremy Newberry at the Sports Legends Program Hall of Fame Picnic on May 22 at the Antioch Historical Society Museum.

Newberry to be honored by Legends The Antioch Historical Society’s fourth annual Sports Legends picnic, held Saturday, May 22, salutes San Francisco 49er All-Pro and Antioch native son Jeremy Newberry. In addition to the family picnic and entertainment, Jeremy Newberry Day will feature Jeremy and guest coaches and players from his days in youth football and college, plus his NFL career with the Niners, Raiders and Chargers. The festivities will take place at the museum’s schoolyard. The program begins at 1:30 p.m., the entertainment and picnic social at 2:30, and a barbecue at 4. The Jeremy Newberry Day program and entertainment are free; tickets to the barbecue – which must be purchased in advance – are $20 for adults; $10 for chil-

dren 12 years and under. All proceeds from the picnic benefit the Museum’s Sports Legends program and scholarship program. Shaded seating will be provided for all barbecue ticketholders; complimentary lawn seating for non-ticket holders. Barbecue tickets are on sale at three Antioch locations: the Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. Fourth St., Wednesday or Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. (925-757-1326); the El Campanil Theatre ticket office, 602 W. Second St., Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (925-757-9500); and the 19th Hole Casino & Lounge, 2746 W. Tregallas Road, Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to closing (925-759-6545). No tickets will be sold on the day of the event. For additional information, call 925-325-3255.

Photo courtesy of Melisa Su’esu’e

The East County Little League AA Giants celebrate after going undefeated early this season.

Gigantic comeback staged In a recent East County Little League AA contest pitting the Giants and the Yankees, the Giants kept their undefeated streak alive by rallying from a four-run deficit, scoring five in the last inning – with two outs. That final frame, played at Oakley’s Laurel Ball Fields, was made even wilder and wackier by the Yankees, who miscounted the Giants’ outs, and with only two outs began leaving the field.

Once the Yankees retook the field and the Giants started putting runners across the plate, the atmosphere turned electric. The kids in the dugout were screaming, cheering on their teammates at the plate and on the bases. And the parents were yelling louder than the kids. After the game, Coach Sposito told his boys, “You guys almost gave up, and this goes to show you that you never give up!” – Contributed by Melisa Su’esu’e

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Drink up for health and weight loss As the warmer months approach and you’re more active, staying well hydrated is especially important. You probably know that water is an essential nutrient, but did you know it’s also a great energy booster? Drinking too little can lead to chronic dehydration, leaving you sluggish and fatigued. In her book “Outsmarting Female Fatigue,” Registered Dietician Debra Waterhouse explains that the lack of energy you experience today could be a result of not drinking enough water yesterday. Water facilitates all biochemical reactions, including the production of the vital ATP molecules that power our bodies. Can drinking enough water each day also help you reach and maintain a healthy weight? Research suggests that thirst and hunger sensations are triggered together. When you become even slightly dehydrated, you may mistake thirst for hunger, eating

when your body actually needs fluids. You can easily prevent overeating due to thirst by always drinking a glass of water before each meal or snack. This is not only healthier, since you’re sure to stay well hydrated, but it will also benefit your waistline, keeping you focused on eating appropriately, which is when you’re addressing true body hunger. You’ve heard of the importance of a healthy metabolism – the rate at which you burn calories – for weight loss. Did you know this function is affected by your daily water consumption? Metabolism is a chemical process requiring water, and insufficient water consumption can hinder this process. Staying well hydrated is also critical to healthy digestion and the prevention of constipation. In “French Women Don’t Get Fat,” Mireille Guiliano asserts that one of the top reasons

is that French women tend to consume more water on a daily basis. How much should you be drinking each day? You’re safe with the generally agreed upon eight glasses. You can also base your intake on your body weight. A basic guideline is one ounce of water for every two pounds of body weight. For example, a 200-pound person would ideally consume 100 ounces – 12½ cups per day – while someone weighing in at 100 pounds should drink at least 6¼ cups daily. The best way to sip consistently is to keep water handy. Invest in a water delivery service if possible. This makes it convenient to fill up your own eco-friendly bottles and keep them readily available, which benefits both your wallet and the planet. Keep water by your bedside, your workspace, even your TV remote control.

Think of your water bottle as a permanent accessory, so you don’t get caught thirsty on the road. When you need a little zing, enliven your water with a squeeze of lemon, lime, or orange, dilute fruit juices with sparkling water, and take advantage of delicious, caffeine-free herbal teas, both hot and iced. A pitcher of water, ice, lemon and cucumber slices is amazingly refreshing and makes a great party aperitif before the cocktails. When you entertain, be sure guests are supplied with water glasses, and refill them often. People usually consume less wine at dinner when water is equally accessible. And be sure to add a glass of water for every alcoholic drink and cup of coffee, since they are both dehydrating fluids. Staying well hydrated benefits every cell in your body. Your skin will glow in gratitude, and you’ll feel better and slimmer – with energy to spare.

Local blood drives to support Brentwood girl The American Red Cross is holding blood drives on April 16 and 30 in honor of 12-year-old Lauren Scott of Brentwood. Lauren was diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma cancer in December of 2009 and regularly receives blood and platelet transfusions as part of her treatment. The first blood drive in Lauren’s honor will be held April 16 at Brentwood Elementary School, 200 Griffith Lane, from 2 to 7 p.m. The next is scheduled for April

30 at Resurrection Ministries, 1275 Fairview Ave. in Brentwood, from 1 to 7 p.m. The Red Cross is asking prospective donors to schedule appointments online at www.redcrossblood.org. Enter ZIP code 94513 for the April 16 blood drive and sponsor code Brentwood for April 30. Appointments can also be made by phone at 800-RED CROSS (800-7332767). Walk-in donors are always welcome, but advance appointments allow the Red Cross to plan for adequate staff-

ing and equipment. Cherri Chiodo, Lauren’s mother, said chemotherapy and radiation have been shrinking Lauren’s tumor, but the disease and its treatment often leave her with a zero platelet count and an extremely low red blood cell count, making her weak. Chiodo said the transfusions of blood and platelets give Lauren energy and leave her more like her old self. The drives are being organized in part by Sue Lackey, Lauren’s former fourth-

grade teacher at Brentwood Elementary and family friend. While Chiodo was giving blood for Lauren, a nurse suggested that Chiodo’s friend could hold blood drives in Lauren’s honor. Blood collected at the drives can help not only Lauren, but many other sick and injured people in the community. The Red Cross will supply Thinking of You cards at both upcoming drives. Donors can use them to write a message of support to Lauren and her family.

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Engaged Stephanie Taylor of Brentwood and Walt Lorz of Antioch became engaged on Christmas Day, 2009. Stephanie is a registered nurse for Kaiser and Sutter hospitals, and Walt is a boilermaker for Chevron Refinery. The parents of the bride are Sue and Steve Taylor of Concord, and the parents of the groom are Don and Joyce Lorz, also of Concord. Stephanie and Walt are planning a June wedding.

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Students exhibit art The Los Medanos College (LMC) Art Gallery will feature the LMC Student Art Exhibition, a juried event, from April 21 to May 20. A reception and an awards ceremony will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The LMC Art Gallery, located in the LMC Library Building, room L113, 2700 E. Leland Road in Pittsburg, is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www. losmedanos.edu/groups/art/gal.asp or call 925-439-2181, ext. 3463 during regular gallery hours. The gallery is wheelchair accessible. This year’s guest juror is photographer Steve Bird. Bird received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine art from San Francisco State University, where he currently teaches photography. From 1987 to 2000 he was the proprietor of the photofinishing firm RapidLab in San Francisco. He has exhibited his work in San Francisco, Oakland and Pittsburg. Bird currently works in San Francisco.

Artwork from eight categories will be displayed, each representing an area of study within the Art Department: sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, graphic design, cartooning and advertising. Awards will be conferred on one piece from each category, as well as a special Juror’s Award for Best of Show. The LMC Art Department provides a comprehensive, coherent and cumulative program in the study of art. The program is an integrated study in art history, drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design and photography. While the specific skills taught in individual courses vary, there is a consistent common core of high expectations, solid support and a structured approach designed to assist students in finding their creative paths. Associate of Arts degrees are offered with an emphasis in both fine arts and graphic communications. In addition, short-term Certificates of Achievement are offered in graphic communications and in digital publishing.

‘Idol’ slated for Sunday The Antioch Music Foundation will present the third East County Idol competition at the Antioch’s El Campanil Theatre on Sunday, April 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. Radio personality Kim Dooley will emcee the show, which features finalists chosen from 11 East County high schools. The repertoire includes ballads, Broadway, folk, gos-

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0001533-00 The name of the business (es): Brookside Farm Located at: 130 Eureka Avenue In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Welling Beck Tom,130 Eureka Avenue, 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: 1/1/10. Signature of registrant: Welling Beck Tom This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 3, 2010 By: Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires: March 3, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002155-00 The name of the business (es): Alder + Associates Realtors, Inc. Located at: 1412 Marlin Place In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Alder + Associates Realtors, Inc., 1414 Marlin Place, 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: 3/1/10. Signature of registrant: Donald William Alder - President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 25, 2010 By: Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires: March 25, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0001773-00 The name of the business (es): Bizzy Bee’z Housecleaning Located at: 1960 St Martin Place In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Michele Sisneroz 1960 St. Martin Place 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 3/11/10. Signature of registrant: Michele Sisneroz This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 3/11/10 By R. Ramirez, Deputy Expires 3/11/10 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002541-00 The name of the business (es): Ricciardi Services Located at: 855 South Estates Drive In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Paul M. Ricciardi, 855 South Estates Drive, 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: Paul M. Ricciardi This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 8, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: April 8, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002542-00 The name of the business (es): ORALE ORALE MEXICAN RESTAURANT Located at: 5601 Lone Tree Way, Suite 150 In: Brentwood, CA 94513, Mailing: 181 Crawford Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): AGUILAR 5, INC., 181 Crawford 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: N/ A. Signature of registrant: Danny Aguilar/President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 8, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 8, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0001988-00 The name of the business (es): Everything Puzzles & More Located at: 17 Lowell Ct In: Oakley, Ca, 94561, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Maria Trinidad Villalobos and Jesus Esteban Villalobos 17 Lowell Ct Oakley, CA 94561. 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: Maria T Villalobos This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 3/19/- 2010 By Marilyn A. Myers, Deputy Expires 3/19/10 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0001623-00 The name of the business (es): 1. Windy Hills Farms 2. Oliveira Cattle Company Located at: 8005 Bruns Road In: Byron, Ca, 94514, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Oliveira Enterprises, Inc. 8005 Bruns Byron, CA 94514. 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: Carlos Oliveira This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 3/8/10 By R. Ramirez, Deputy Expires 3/8/10 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0171284 Title Order No. 09-8533023 Investor/Insurer No. 178256078 APN No. 035-070- 022-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/15/2007. 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: KRISHNA KUMAR AND SASHI KUMAR, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 08/15/2007 and recorded 08/28/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0245718, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 4241 SALGADO AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA, 945612349. 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 $416,097.76. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 20/2010 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# 3511457 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 3/31/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Sunil Jayasinha, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3514812 04/- 09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0122575 Title Order No. 09-8-360340 Investor/Insurer No. 085629624 APN No. 010-310- 057-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/16/2004. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: DONALD BAIRD, AN UNMARRIED MAN AND JOSHUA BAIRD, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 12/16/- 2004 and recorded 12/23/04, as Instrument No. 2004-0491997-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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: 685 WILD ROSE WAY, BRENTWOOD, CA, 94513. 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 $467,240.56. 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: 11/- 21/2009 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# 3517474 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-235010-C Loan No. 0359413791 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/2/2006. 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. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: SUSAN EPPARD, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 11/9/2006 as Instrument No. 20060360284-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 4/- 26/2010 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 Property Address is purported to be: 900 BIGHORN TERRACE BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN #: 017-260-048-8 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $447,215.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at

the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 3/24/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3441733 04/- 02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0164572 Title Order No. 09-8-508505 Investor/Insurer No. 0011196687 APN No. 037-342- 015-7 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/15/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: JOHN PANIS, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 04/15/2005 and recorded 04/25/05, as Instrument No. 2005- 0143743-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 66 MERLOT COURT, 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 $469,084.17. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 13/2010 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# 3513278 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

signed Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $338,573.19. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 18/2010 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# 3499836 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0001687-00 The name of the business (es): Troyer Painting Located at: 10010 Foxboro Circle In: San Ramon, CA 94583 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Brian Andrew Troyer, 10010 Foxboro Circle, San Ramon, CA 94583. 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: Brian Troyer This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 9, 2010 By: Mary Imbrie, Deputy Expires: March 9, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-000205500 The name of the business (es): Residence Real Estate; Residence Home Loans Located at: 6120 Seneca Circle In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Kristopher Wesenhagen, 6120 Seneca Circle, 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: 3/23/10. Signature of registrant: Kristopher Wesenhagen; Matthew Wheeler This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 23, 2010 By: D. Acuff, Deputy Expires: March 23, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002110-00 The name of the business (es): REAL RADAR INVESTMENTS LLC Located at:4585 CARNEGIE LANE In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): REAL RADAR INVESTMENTS LLC, 777 N. RAINBOW BOULEVARD, SUITE 250, LAS VEGAS, NV 89107. This business is conducted by: a Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/24/10. Signature of registrant: ZENIA GILMORE, MANAGING MEMBER This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 24, 2010 By: C. Sullivan, Deputy Expires: March 24, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002238-00 The name of the business (es): AMERICAN HANDYMAN SERVICES Located at: 388 TORRINGTON DRIVE In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513, Mailing: P.O. Box 1365, Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MICHAEL ANTHONY STOKER, 388 TORRINGTON DRIVE, 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: 3/28/10. Signature of registrant: Mike Stoker This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 29, 2010 By: Mary Imbrie, Deputy Expires: March 29, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002135-00 The name of the business (es): SMOG SOLUTIONS Located at: 6750-A BRENTWOOD BOULEVARD In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Sheri Bond 9050 Deer Valley RD Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Husband and Wifel The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/25/10. Signature of registrant: Hugo Henriquez This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 25, 2010 By: P. Cornelius, Deputy Expires: March 25, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002295-00 The name of the business (es): Hot Wheelz Industries Located at: 590 Person Drive In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Robert Bartneck and Christine Bartneck, 590 Pearson Drive, 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: Robert Bartneck This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 30, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: March 30, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010

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: February 24, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/ are: CHAUBE ASISH K The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 41 SAND CREEK ROAD SUITE C BRENTWOOD, CA 94513-7321 Type of license(s) Applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE EATING PLACE Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002141-00 The name of the business (es): BAYSHORE SALES AND LEASING LLC Located at: 5320 EDGEVIEW DRIVE In: DISCOVERY BAY, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): BAYSHORE SALES AND LEASING, LLC, 5320 EDGEVIEW DRIVE, DISCOVERY BAY, CA 94505. 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: 6/17/04. Signature of registrant: DONALD E. KLEINER, OWNER/- PRESIDENT This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 25, 2010 By: Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires: March 25, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002248-00 The name of the business (es): Milligan-Spika Company Located at: 580 Valdry Court, Suite D-4 In: Brentwood, CA 94513, Mailing: P.O. Box 14006, Oakland, CA 94614 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): J & R Supply, Inc., 580 Valdry Court, D-4, 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: 3/29/10. Signature of registrant: Jeffrey Varrella This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 29, 2010 By: P. Cornelius, Deputy Expires: March 29, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 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: February 8, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: MIKADO BISTRO LLC The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 2500 SAND CREEK ROAD SUITE A BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Type of license(s) Applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINEEATING PLACE Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date(s): April 16, 23, 30, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0001785-00 The name of the business (es): D. C. Sports Located at: 532 Sarah St. In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Stacy Del Chiaro 532 Sarah St. 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 2/8/10. Signature of registrant: Stacy Del Chiaro This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:3/12/10 By Marily A. Myers, Deputy Expires 3/12/10 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0001857-00 The name of the business (es): Legend Leather Care Located at: 17 Cindy Pl In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Jorge Vega 17 Cindy Pl 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: Jorge Vega This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 3/16/10 By P. Cornelius, Deputy Expires 3/16/15 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: March 26, April 2, 9, 16 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002431-00 The name of the business (es): BLACK DIAMOND TACTICAL Located at: 3094 HUDSON DRIVE In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513, Mailing: 1145 2ND STREET, #106, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): BLACK DIAMOND TACTICAL LLC, 3094 HUDSON DRIVE, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 CALIFORNIA. This business is conducted by: a Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: BRIAN MATHEWS, MANAGING MEMBER This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 5, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: April 5, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002299-00 The name of the business (es): Kim & Rob’s Place Rusty Porthole Located at: 3893 Willow Road In: Bethel Island, CA 94511 Mailing: P.O. Box 1660, Bethel Island, CA 94511 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Kim Brunham and Robert Brunham, 1499 Delta Road, Knightsen, CA 94548. This business is conducted by: a Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/30/10. Signature of registrant: Kim Brunham This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 30, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: March 30, 2015 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-226737-C Loan No. 0601752049 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/3/2006. 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. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: BRAD M SCHAEFER AND JULIE A SCHAEFER, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded 11/17/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0369776-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/3/2010 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 Property Address is purported to be: 1660 CENTURY OAKS DRIVE BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN #: 019-290-003-3 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $446,980.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0167090 Title Order No. 09-8518655 Investor/Insurer No. 092144965 APN No. 035-491- 022-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/02/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: KRISTEN GLIEDEN-BROUGHTON, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 05/02/2005 and recorded 05/10/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0165549-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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: 437 ALMONDTREE CIRCLE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The under-

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Steven Lionberger, 1738 D Kirker Pass Road, Claton, CA 94517 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Steven Rayman Lionberger FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0518 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Steven Rayman Lionberger filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Steven Rayman Lionberger to Proposed Name: Steven Rayman Vollmer 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: 6/3/10 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: April 6, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Allen Lee Willis III, 2191 East Cypress Road, Oakley, CA 94561 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Allen Lee Willis III FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0587 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Allen Lee Willis III filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Allen Lee Willis III (AKA) Bubba Jonathan Wallace to Proposed Name: Bubba Jonathan Wallace 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: 6/7/10 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: April 9, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002260-00 The name of the business (es): AUTO CARE CENTER Located at: 1124 ERICKSON ROAD In: CONCORD, CA 94520 Mailing: 4300 CLAYTON ROAD, CONCORD, CA 94521 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): TEJVIR S. KANG, 1792 Giotto Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513; SHAUN BERNARDINE, 1639 Glazier Drive, Concord, CA 94521. 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: TEJVIR SINGH KANG This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 29, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: March 29, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0167471 Title Order No. 09-8518237 Investor/Insurer No. 609188181 APN No. 019-280- 010-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/20/2006. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: JUAN RUELAS, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 10/20/2006 and recorded 11/01/06, as Instrument No. 2006- 0350971-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 1775 DIAMOND SPRINGS LANE, BRENTWOOD, CA, 94513. 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 $479,776.89. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 17/2010 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# 3511729 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 20/2010 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# 3509059 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0172241 Title Order No. 09-8538524 Investor/Insurer No. 101392578 APN No. 007-340- 042-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/07/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: SHAWN M REED AND MEREDITH M REED, dated 09/07/2005 and recorded 09/15/05, as Instrument No. 2005- 0351682-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 297 PEBBLE BEACH DRIVE, BRENTWOOD, CA, 94513. 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 $635,057.52. 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: 02/- 24/2010 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# 3509796 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’ S SALE Title Order No.: 5801746 Trustee Sale No.: 69332 Loan No.: 9041592627/001 APN: 013-360- 059 You are in Default under a Deed of Trust dated 04/28/2005. 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 04/- 22/2010 at 01:30PM, DSL Service Company as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on May 06, 2005 as Doc #2005-0161914- 00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, executed by: Steve Daansen, A Single Man and Angela Castiglioni, A Single Woman, as Trustor Downey Savings and Loan Association, F.A., as Beneficiary WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated

in said County, California describing the land therein: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 841 Boone Drive, Brentwood CA 94513. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $505,394.44 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “ mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 3/19/10 For: DSL Service Company, as Trustee By: FCI Lender Services, Inc., as Agent 8180 East Kaiser Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 U.S. Bank National Association, Customer Service Department (949) 798-6002 For Trustee Sale Information log on to: www. rsvpforeclosures.com or call: 925-6037342. Vivian Prieto, Vice President, FCI Lender Services, Inc. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. (RSVP# 190950)(04/- 02/10, 04/09/10, 04/16/10) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010

ant to California Civil Code 2923.5(b) and (h)(3), the borrower has filed for bankruptcy and the proceedings have not been finalized. 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 of 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: March 24, 2010 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., F/K/A AHMSI DEFAULT SERVICES, INC. as said Trustee, as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary CHERYL L. MONDRAGON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 1820 E. FIRST ST., SUITE 210, P.O. BOX 11988 SANTA ANA, CA 92711-1988 We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose whether received orally or in writing. 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# 891808 PUB: 04/02/10, 04/- 09/10, 04/16/10, Brentwood Press N0. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0163835 Title Order No. 09-8506502 Investor/Insurer No. 138309684 APN No. 035-523- 012-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/12/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: WILLIAM RAY, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 06/12/- 2006 and recorded 06/14/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0187864-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 04/- 30/2010 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: 475 VINEWOOD DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA, 945612409. 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 $492,643.54. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 10/2010 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# 3504945 04/02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Jennifer Lee Buchholz filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. (First) Susanto (Middle) Tise (Last) Buchholz Geen to Proposed Name: (First) Susanto (Middle) Tise Buchholz (Last) Geen 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: 5/25/10 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: March 25, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

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: 4600 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 $481,503.77. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/- 30/2010 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# 3511098 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Cedric Gaines, 1111 James Donlon Boulevard, #2003, Antioch, CA 94509 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Cedric Leon James FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0391 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Cedric Leon James filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Cedric Leon James to Proposed Name: Corey Justin Dillon 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: 5/6/10 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: March 9, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0000367 Title Order No. 10-8004739 Investor/Insurer No. 148784401 APN No. 034-490- 026-1 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/20/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: PETE AIELLO AND RITA AIELLO, HUSBAND AND WIFE, dated 03/20/2007 and recorded 03/29/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0091307-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 12 VERBENA CT, 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 $554,165.87. 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 as-

sociation, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 04/- 08/2010 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# 3496185 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0172268 Title Order No. 09-8538548 Investor/Insurer No. 0115601035 APN No. 037-500- 044-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/26/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE 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: FERNANDO MEDINA AND AURELIA MEDINA, dated 04/26/2007 and recorded 05/02/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0129519-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 1020 WARHOL WAY, OAKLEY, CA, 945611786. 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 $560,389.51. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 24/2010 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# 3513255 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0169587 Title Order No. 09-8526922 Investor/Insurer No. 1011548809 APN No. 017-280- 088-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/04/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: PHILIP D. SHORT AND JAMIE L. SHORT, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 01/04/2007 and recorded 01/18/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0016276-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 680 ROCKY CREEK TERRACE, BRENTWOOD, CA, 94513. 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 $358,672.66. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: K364385 CA Unit Code: K Loan No: 0022056527/- WILLIS Investor No: 171034198 AP #1: 033-271-030 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., F/ K/A AHMSI 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: ROMANYE WILLIS, GREGORI WILLIS Recorded August 11, 2006 as Instr. No. 2006-0255585-00 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 26, 2008 as Instr. No. 2008- 0143628 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 AUGUST 3, 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. 411 MOCKINGBIRD LANE, OAKLEY, CA 94561-3415 “(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: APRIL 22, 2010, 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 $460,179.48. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.5(c) declares that while contact was not made with the borrower, that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent made the following efforts to contact the borrower. None. Pursu-

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jennifer Lee Buchholz, 330 Rugby Way, Kensington, CA 94708 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jennifer Lee Buchholz FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0493 TO

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0001810 Title Order No. 10-8013333 Investor/Insurer No. 440134833 APN No. 034-470- 007-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/07/2008. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: BRYAN J PITTS AND NICOLE J PITTS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AND DEBORAH LANE, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, ALL AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/07/- 2008 and recorded 05/12/08, as Instrument No. 2008-0104121-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 14/2010 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: 112 LITTLE RANCH CIRCLE, 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 $401,353.31. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 04/- 15/2010 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# 3512890 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0160109 Title Order No. 09-8-493409 Investor/Insurer No. 130810685 APN No. 035-672- 013-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/05/2006. 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: RAYMOND CHASE, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 09/05/2006 and recorded 09/19/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0296643-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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

NOTICE OF SUMMONS CASE NO. CV09- 666GAF(CWx) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA California Ironworkers Field Pension Trust; California Ironworkers Field Welfare Plan; California Field Iron Worker Vacation Trust Fund; et al. PLAINTIFF(S) v. C & F Alamillo Steel, a California partnership, aka C & F Alamillo Concrete & Rebar; et al. D EFENDANT(S). TO: DEFENDANT(S): Fidel Cabral Alamillo, Anthony Fidel Alamillo, Carrie Ann Alamillo. A lawsuit has been filed against you. Within 20 days after service of this summons on you (not counting the day you received it), you must serve on the plaintiff an answer to the attached amended complaint or a motion under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The answer or motion must be served on the plaintiff’s attorney, Kerry K. Fennelly, Esq., whose address is: 3444 Camino del Rio North, Suite 106, San Diego, CA 92108. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. You also must file your answer or motion with the court. Clerk, U.S. District Court By: Natalie Nongria(sp), Deputy Clerk Dated: September 14, 2009 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale # CA0957326-3 Loan# 501267459 Order # 961069 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/29/- 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 04/27/2010 at 10:00AM, MTC FINANCIAL INC., dba TRUSTEE CORPS as the duly appointed Substituted Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 12/07/2006 as Document No. 2006-0390870-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CALIFORNIA, executed by: KATHLEEN MARIE MESA, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, HCI WEST, INC., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). AT: THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. 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 describing the land therein: APN # 055190-042-6 AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2420 MARK TWAIN DRIVE, ANTIOCH, CA 94531-8360 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. 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 Trustee’s Sale is: $291,829.08 (estimated amount). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The Beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2924f: The Beneficiary or Beneficiary’s agent has indicated that the requirements of California Civil Code Section 2924f have been met. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2923.52: 1. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: X Servicer does hereby state that 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 of the notice of sale is filed. 2. Timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) Section 2923.52 ‘efÄ’b1 Does X Does not apply pursuant to section 2923.52 or 2923.55 Dated: 04/02/2010 MTC FINANCIAL INC. DBA TRUSTEE CORPS, as Successor Trustee By: PAUL T. TRAN, TRUSTEE SALES OFFICER *TRUSTEE CORPS* 30 Corporate Park, Suite 400, IRVINE, CA 92606 FOR SALE INFORMATION CONTACT: (714)7302727, (714) 724-7500, (949) 252-8300 FOR REINSTATEMENT / PAY OFF REQUESTS CONTACT: (949) 252-8300 ASAP# 3511770 04/- 02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Antioch Press No. 061617 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010

der 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: 113 Moore Dr Oakley CA 945616348 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: $652,518.62. 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. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in civil code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to civil code section 2923.53 and that the exemption 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 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to civil code sections 2923.52. This California Declaration is made pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 and is to be included with the Notice of Sale. I, Jaimee Gonzales, of Wachovia Mortgage, FSB (‘ Mortgage Loan Servicer’ ), declare under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the State of California, that the following is true and correct: The Mortgage Loan Servicer has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the accompanying notice of sale is filed AND The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Civil Code Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 7/22/09 Name of Signor: Jaimee Gonzales Title and/or Position: Vice President. For sales information: MonFri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590-1221. CalWestern Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: April 08, 2010. (R-301886 04/09/10, 04/16/- 10, 04/23/10) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. ETS Services, LLC Date: 4/2/2010 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3518913 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

T. MIGUEL.’’ Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $453,557.30 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 5055 TEIXEIRA WAY OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 037-440- 033 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. DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 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 Section 2923.55. DATE: 04-09-2010 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259- 7850 or www. fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3499359 04/09/2010, 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

MINATE OR FORFEIT THE RIGHT SO RESERVED, BUT INJUNCTIVE RELIEF MAY BE SOUGHT AND OBTAINED TO PREVENT OR REMEDY ANY SUCH BREACH AS RESERVED IN THE DEED RECORDED JULY 30, 1993, INSTRUMENT NO. 93- 203586, OFFICIAL RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $486,629.33 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 709 FRAZIER DRIVE OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 034-290-046 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. DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 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 Section 2923.55. DATE: 03-29-2010 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259- 7850 or www. fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3509896 04/09/2010, 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) CASE NUMBER (N˙mero del Caso): RG09430681 NOTICE TO DEFENDANT (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): FE KLAIR, SONIA JUN, MALID ZAID, DONALD SCHEBENSKE, AND DOES 1 TO 50, INCLUSIVE. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF (LO EST’c1 DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): JERRY REEDER You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ - selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ - selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 D’cdAS DE CALENDARIO despuÈs de que le entreguen esta citaciÛn y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefÛnica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y m·s informaciÛn en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte. ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede m·s cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentaciÛn, pida al secretario de la corte que le dÈ un formulario de exenciÛn de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podr· quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin m·s advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisiÛn a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.sucorte.ca.gov) o poniÈndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direcciÛn de la corte es): ALAMEDA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, UNLIMITED JURISDICTION, 1225 FALLON STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94612 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is (El nombre, la direcciÛn y el n˙mero de telÈfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): CRAIG M. BOEGER, ESQ., SCRANTON LAW FIRM, 2450 STANWELL DRIVE, SUITE B, CONCORD, CA 94520 (925) 602-2727 DATE (Fecha): January 14, 2009 Clerk by: DOREEN SHICK, Deputy (Adjunto) NOTICE TO PERSON SERVED: You are served. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

de referencia de abogados o a una oficina de ayuda legal (vea el directorio telefonico). The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direcciÛn de la corte es): ALAMEDA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, UNLIMITED JURISDICTION, 1225 FALLON STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94612 The name, address, and telephone number of cross- complainants’ attorney, or cross- complaint without an attorney, is (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): 5265-6M13 PAUL N. CESARI 118110 (415) 391- 1113 SEAN P. MORIARTY 196227, CESARI, WERNER and MORIARTY, 360 Post, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108 DATE (Fecha): April 22, 2009 Clerk by: M. Hayes, Deputy (Adjunto) NOTICE TO PERSON SERVED: You are served. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1258889-02 APN: 034- 360-052 TRA: 19020 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx1974 REF: Lugtu, Ladino S IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED September 25, 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On April 29, 2010, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded October 06, 2006, as Inst. No. 2006-0318664-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Ladino S Lugtu & Germilinda G Lugtu Husband and Wife, will sell at public auction to highest bid-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. WC-202819-C Loan No. 0022239032 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/30/2004. 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. 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. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: FELINA A MENDOZA AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 5/10/2004 as Instrument No. 2004-0172272-00 in Book -, page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/- 7/2010 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 Property Address is purported to be: 488 CLIFFORD COURT BAY POINT, California 94565 APN #: 098-430-015 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $242,151.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 236141CA Loan No. 0695345496 Title Order No. 982208 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05-04-2005. 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 04-30- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05-27-2005, Book , Page , Instrument 2005-0191118- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: FERNANDO MELGOZA, AN UNMARRIED MAN AND MANDY GRISWOLD, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, LONG BEACH MORTGAGE COMPANY, 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: THE LAND REFFERED TO IN THIS GUARANTEE IS SITUATED IN THE CITY OF OAKLEY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 2, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7367, FILED JANUARY 27, 1993, IN THE MAP BOOK 364, PAGE 44 CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS, AND AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED MAY 12, 1993, BOOK 18541, PAGE 702 EXCEPTING THEREFROM: THE MINERAL RIGHTS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM BERTHA HILL WAGONET, ET AL, RECORDED JULY 16,1965 IN BOOK 4911, PAGE 139, OFFICIAL RECORDS, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, WICH ARE RECITED THEREIN AS FOLLOWS: ‘’AN UNDIVIDED ONE-HALF (1/2) OF ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES, IN, ON AND UNDER SAID LAND UNDER SAID LAND OR THAT MAY BE PRODUCED, RECOVERED OR SAVED FROM SAID LAND WITH THE RIGHT OF ENTRY ON SAID PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXPLORING, TAKING, REMOVING , DISPOSING, MINING AND OPERATING FOR OIL, GAS AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES AND ALL RIGHTS REASONABLE AND INCIDENT TO SUCH PURPOSES, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT ADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGE TO LAND, CROPS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON WILL BE PAID TO GRANTEE, HIS HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IN THE EVENT DAMAGES ARE CAUSED BY THE EXERCISE OF ANY OF THE ABOVE RESERVED.’’ ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM: THE MINERALS RIGHTS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM MARIE MIGUEL RECORDED NOVEMBER 14,1967, IN BOOK 5495, OF OFFICIAL RECORDS, AT PAGE 36, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS, WICH ARE RECITED THEREON AS FOLLOWS: ‘’AN UNDIVIDED ONE-HALF (1/2) OF ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES IN ON AND UNDER SAID LAND OR THAT MAY BE PRODUCED, RECOVERED OR SAVED FROM SAID LAND WITH THE RIGHT OF ENTRY ON SAID PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXPLORING, TAKING, REMOVING, DISPOSING, MINING AND SUBSTANCES AND ALL RIGHTS REASONABLE AND INCIDENT TO SUCH PURPOSES,PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT ADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGE TO LAND, CROPS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON WILL BE PAID TO GRANTEE, HIS HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IN THE EVENT DAMAGES ARE CAUSED BY THE EXERCISE OF ANY OF THE RIGHTS ABOVE RESERVED. THE OTHER ONE- HALF (1/2) OF SAID MINERAL RIGHTS DESCRIBED IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH IS GRANTED TO THE GRANTEE, JOHN

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 227403CA Loan No. 0697847465 Title Order No. 602110208 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04-03-2006. 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 04-30- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 04-13-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 2006-0114358- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: RUBEN LOPEZ AND MARTHA SYLVIA LOPEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, LONG BEACH MORTGAGE COMPANY, 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: LOT 46, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7667, FILED NOVEMBER 25, 1992, IN MAP BOOK 364, AT PAGE 24, CONTRA COSTA RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON 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, AS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM ERNEST 0. BLACK, ET UX, RECORDED OCTOBER 5, 1987, BOOK 13943, PAGE 853, OFFICIAL RECORDS. ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL OVERLYING AND OTHER WATER RIGHTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, THE RIGHT TO APPROPRIATE WATER AND DISTRIBUTE IT TO OTHER PROPERTIES WITHOUT ANY RIGHT TO THE USE OF LAND OR RIGHTS IN/OR TO ANY PORTION OF THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND. THE OWNER OF THE RESERVED WATER RIGHTS, HOWEVER, COVENANTS THAT IT WILL NOT EXERCISE THE RIGHTS RESERVED EXCEPT BELOW 100 FEET FROM THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND. BREACH OF THE FOREGOING COVENANT SHALL NOT, HOWEVER, TER-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0184070 Title Order No. 09-8-595891 Investor/Insurer No. 0428014903703 APN No. 037- 270-029-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/15/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: BRIAN SMITH, AND JESSE SMITH, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/15/2008 and recorded 05/19/08, as Instrument No. 2008- 0110455-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 04/30/2010 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: 801 OAKWOOD 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 $203,563.95. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 04/- 01/2010 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# 3495272 04/02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010

SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) ON CROSS-COMPLAINT CASE NUMBER: RG09 430681 NOTICE TO CROSS- DEFENDANTS (Aviso a Acusado): MALID ZAID, AND ROES 1 TO 20, INCLUSIVE. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY CROSS-COMPLAINANTS (A Ud. le esta demandando): FE KLAIR, SONIA JUN You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons is served on you to file a typewritten response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral sevice or a legal air office (listed in the phone book). Despues de que le entreguen esta citacion judicial usted tiene un plazo de 30 DIAS CALENDARIOS para presentar una respuesta escrita a maquina en esta corte. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no le ofrecera proteccion; su respuesta escrita a maquina tiene que cumplir con las formalidades legales apropiadas si usted quiere que la corte escuche su caso. Si uusted no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso, y le pueden quitar su salario, su dinero y otras cosasde su propiedad sin aviso adicional por parte de la corte. Existen otros requisitos legales. Pueda que usted quiera llamar a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servico

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0179564 Title Order No. 09-8570087 Investor/Insurer No. 1707064420 APN No. 034- 160-038-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/23/2008. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MICHAEL C DAVICH, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 05/23/2008 and recorded 06/02/08, as Instrument No. 2008- 0121481-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 04/30/2010 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: 67 SUN CHASE COURT, 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 $444,521.95. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 03/- 19/2010 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# 3494707 04/02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002067-00 The name of the business (es): Ozzy’s Affordable Autobody Located at: 225 Yellowrose Circle In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Osvaldo S. Perez, 225 Yellowrose Circle, Oakley, CA 94561. 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: Osvaldo S. Perez This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 23, 2010 By: P. Cornelius, Deputy Expires: March 23, 2015 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File# F-0004852-00 The name of the business (es): Brookside Farm Located at: 130 Eureka Avenue In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Quong C. Tom; Anne W.C. Tom, 130 Eureka Avenue, 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: 7/9/09 Signature of registrant: Anne W.C. Tom This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 3, 2010 By: Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish: April 16, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 09-9529-01 Loan No.: Masten YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/4/2008. 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 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. Original Trustor(s): Sue Ann Masten Bianco, in her capacity as Trustee of The Wayne G. Masten Revocable Inter-Vivos Trust of 2000 utd 09/26/00, as amended Duly Appointed Trustee: WT Capital Lender Services Recorded 1/10/2008 as Instrument No. 2008-0005628-00 in book ---, page --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 5/7/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREETS), MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $162,010.35 Estimated Street Address or other common designation of real property: 1682 Cedar Ct, Oakley, CA Legal Description: LOT 36, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 6394, FILED OCTOBER 11, 1984, IN BOOK 283 OF MAPS PAGE 34, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM 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 BANK OF STOCKTON, EXECUTOR OF THE WILL OF OLINTO NARDUCCI, DECEASED, RECORDED JUNE 8, 1983 IN BOOK 11286 PAGE 459, OFFICIAL RECORDS. A.P.N.: 035-552-029-7. 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. Requirements of California Civil Code section 2923.52 have been met pursuant to the Notice of Sale Declaration of record. The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporations a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving Notice of Sale specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided for or the loan is exempt from the requirements. Date: April 1, 2010 W.T. CAPITAL LENDER SERVICES, 7522 North Colonial Avenue, Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711, (559) 222-4644 Sale Status Line (714) 730-2727 http://www.lpsasap. com Debra Berg, Senior Vice President Oakley Press No. 03-0477Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

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: LOT 2, SUBDIVISION 5313, WHICH MAP WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY ON JULY 5, 1984 IN BOOK 280 OF MAPS, PAGE 29. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM, AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS, AND ALL CHEMICAL GAS NOW OR HEREAFTER FOUND, SITUATED OR LOCATED IN ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED HEREIN LYING MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FEET (500;) BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO SLANT DRILL FOR AND REMOVE ALL OR ANY OF SAID GAS, OIL, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM, AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS OR CHEMICAL GAS LYING BELOW A DEPTH OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FEET (500- ) BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO GRANT LEASES FOR ALL OR ANY OF SAID PURPOSES, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF AIRSPACE OF SAID LAND OR ANY PORTION THEREOF WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET (500- ) VERTICAL DISTANCE BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, AS RESERVED ON A DEED FROM JOSEPH L. CUNHA AND MARY D. CUNHA, TRUSTEES U.DT. DATED JUNE 7, 1984, RECORDED JUNE 21, 1988, IN BOOK 14403, PAGE 332, OFFICIAL RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $736,064.01 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 90 CUNHA COURT OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 052-191-002 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. DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 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 Section 2923.55. DATE: 04-14-2010 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259- 7850 or www. fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3505251 04/16/2010, 04/- 23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 034-380-053 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 1304 BIRMINGHAM STREET, OAKLEY, CA 94561. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $624,463.90. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c), the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one or more of the following methods: by telephone, by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. The mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption and said order is current and valid as of the date of the Notice and the time frame set forth in California Civil Code 2923.54 does not apply or California Civil Code 2923.54 does not cover this loan. Dated: 4/- 14/2010 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee By JEAN GREAGOR, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: 800-542-2550 Sale Information: 714-730-2727 or http:// www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 3515218 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

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: 4/- 1/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www. fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908- 4357 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note 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. ASAP# 3516395 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3521199 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. WC-234973-C Loan No. 0045376431 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/28/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: NIEVES DELA CRUZ, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 3/6/2007 as Instrument No. 2007- 0065801-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 4/23/2010 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 Property Address is purported to be: 2033 CARDIFF DR PITTSBURG, California 94565 APN #: 073-270-038 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $378,283.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 3/22/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3478285 04/- 02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-10-334921-AL Order # 327137 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/15/2006. 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. 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): VERONICA H RAMOS, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 9/26/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0303476- 00 in book, page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 4/- 30/2010 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: $389,170.29 The purported property address is: 2034 VERONA CT OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 041- 190-029 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 Washington Mutual Bank, FA 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 4/8/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714- 730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note 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. ASAP# 3496225 04/- 09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

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: 4/13/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714- 730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note 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. ASAP# 3501926 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 7093086 Loan No. 0217080018 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 8/22/2007. 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. On 5/6/2010 at 10:00 AM, Max Default Services Corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 8/30/2007, as Instrument No. 2007-0247392- 00, in book -, page -, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by: Pablo Solis, A Single Man, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States), At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State, described as: FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE DEED OF TRUST. APN # 037-263-004-6 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 20 Korbel Ct, 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, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $358,291.95 The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale. The undersigned caused a Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, Lender or Servicer has declared it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 from the Commissioner that is current and valid as of the date of this Notice of Trustee’s Sale and the requirements of Section 2923.52(a) does not apply to this Notice of Trustee’s Sale. Dated: 4/- 5/2010 MAX DEFAULT SERVICES CORPORATION Ryan Remington/ Authorized Signature FOR TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-259-7850 Max Default Services Corp. is attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3505568 04/16/- 2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002239-00 The name of the business (es): Master Mountain Movers Located at: 5862 Drakes Drive In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Joseph Hart, 739 Richardson Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513; Darin Waid, 4311 Silverado Drive, Oakley, CA 94561; Gary Dobberpuhl, 1380 Arlington Way, Brentwood, CA 94513; Richard Sautter, 5862 Drakes Drive, 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: N/A. Signature of registrant: Richard Sautter This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 29, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: March 29, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 240658CA Loan No. 0684718885 Title Order No. 331266 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 01-24-2005. 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 05-07- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 02-09-2005, Book , Page , Instrument 2005-0045425- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: DANNY KENT AND DANELLE KENT, HUSBAND AND WIFE AND LINDA KENT, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FWA- 89325 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/27/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 7, 2010, at 10:00 AM, AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREET, in the City of MARTINEZ, County of CONTRA COSTA, State of CALIFORNIA, REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by WILLIAM ODUM, JR AND KELLY DENISE ODUM, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustors, recorded on 5/5/2006, as Instrument No. 20060141894-00, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-09-297900-TC Order # 090490527-CA-DCO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/22/2006. 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): LUZ T. BAILEY, A MARRIED WOMAN, AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 6/27/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0202754- 00 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/- 7/2010 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: $646,227.95 The purported property address is: 729 SOLITUDE DRIVE OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 034-420-060 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has 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 apply to 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

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-09-334327-AL Order # 090888364-CA-GTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/15/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 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): EMMELINE KATSARELIS AND KIP KATSARELIS, WIFE AND HUSBAND Recorded: 7/26/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0275114- 00 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/- 7/2010 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: $334,876.85 The purported property address is: 21 SPARROW HAWK CT OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 033-271-007-8 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 Washington Mutual Bank, FA 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 4/9/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714- 730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-10-336305-CL Order # 100017650-CA-LPI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/13/2005. 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): DAVID A. BOWER, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 9/21/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0359735- 00 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/- 6/2010 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: $530,611.72 The purported property address is: 2112 EL LAGO DR OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 041- 170-053 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has 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


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0143060 Title Order No. 09-8430630 Investor/Insurer No. 130944789 APN No. 034-270- 046-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: RUBEN SOLIS A SINGLE MAN, dated 08/25/2006 and recorded 09/01/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0278553-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 04/- 30/2010 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: 3950 HARVEST CIRCLE, 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 $565,109.12. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/- 25/2009 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# 3505250 04/02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010

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: 12/- 04/2009 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# 3519694 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09- 0112609 Title Order No. 09-8- 324467 Investor/Insurer No. 1705588562 APN No. 034-410- 043-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/06/2007. 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 VICTOR E QUILICI, AND ELIZABETH QUILICI, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 11/06/2007 and recorded 11/15/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0315692-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 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: 205 YELLOW ROSE CIRCLE, 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 $444,790.21. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/- 04/2009 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# 3519694 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010

dress 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 $280,267.44. 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: 11/- 21/2009 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# 3500101 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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: 5010 DAFFODIL 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. 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 $444,333.60. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/- 10/2009 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# 3518744 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010

or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 3/25/10 For: DSL Service Company, as Trustee By: FCI Lender Services, Inc., as Agent 8180 East Kaiser Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 U.S. Bank National Association, Customer Service Department (949) 7986002 For Trustee Sale Information log on to: www.rsvpforeclosures.com or call: 925-603-7342. Vivian Prieto, Vice President FCI Lender Services, Inc. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. (RSVP# 191455)(04/- 02/10, 04/09/10, 04/16/10) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0151370 Title Order No. 09-8455335 Investor/Insurer No. 104683283 APN No. 034-330- 009-1 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/12/2005. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: LENNARD I. THOMPSON, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 08/12/2005 and recorded 08/22/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0315074-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 5049 WINCHESTER 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. 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 $425,556.02. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/- 14/2010 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# 3500585 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0156057 Title Order No. 09-8473628 Investor/Insurer No. 119279538 APN No. 033-370- 007-8 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/20/2006. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: HECTOR GONZALEZ, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 04/20/2006 and recorded 05/01/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0135023-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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: 424 HILL 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 $619,642.38. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/- 20/2010 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# 3508535 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0077791 Title Order No. 08-8292371 Investor/Insurer No. 101307193 APN No. 033-302- 005-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/09/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MARIO E MONCADA AND ISABEL M MONCADA, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/09/2005 and recorded 05/18/- 05, as Instrument No. 2005- 0177296-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 309 OAK GLEN 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. 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 $490,772.13. 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: 11/- 01/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., SV2-202 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3518027 04/09/2010, 04/- 16/2010, 04/23/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0168516 Title Order No. 09-8-524488 Investor/Insurer No. 434361283907 APN No.: 032- 380-0045 You are in default under a Deed of Trust, dated 08/08/- 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. Notice is hereby given that ReconTrust Company, N.A. as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: ITALO DANIEL MILAN RIVAS AND IDA

J MILAN HUSBAND AND WIFE, dated 08/08/2008 and recorded 08/21/08, as Instrument No. 2008-0186978-00, in Book -, Page -,), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 at 10:00 AM, 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: 1073 CLEAR LAKE 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. 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 $502,056.46. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Dated: 02/- 20/2010 ReconTrust Company, N. A. 1800 TAPO CANYON RD CA6 914 01 94 SIMI VALLEY CA 93063 Phone: (800) 2818219, 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# 3519477 04/16/2010, 04/- 23/2010, 04/30/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Martin Ordaz Toledo, 75 E. Bolton Road, #6, Oakley, CA 94561 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Martin Ordaz Toledo FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0356 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Martin Ordaz Toledo filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Martin Ordaz Toldeo (AKA) Martin Ordaz to Proposed Name: Martin Ordaz 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: 4/30/10 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: OAKLEY PRESS Date: March 5, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0112609 Title Order No. 09-8324467 Investor/Insurer No. 1705588562 APN No. 034- 410-043-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/06/2007. 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: VICTOR E QUILICI AND ELIZABETH QUILICI, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 11/06/2007 and recorded 11/15/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0315692-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/14/2010 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: 205 YELLOW ROSE CIRCLE, 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 $444,790.21. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0122682 Title Order No. 09-8360438 Investor/Insurer No. 148952734 APN No. 035-341- 002-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/22/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MIGUEL A. RIVERA AND MARIA B. RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS., dated 01/- 22/2007 and recorded 01/31/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0029910- 00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/- 07/2010 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: 4413 BORDEAUX DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street ad-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0162226 Title Order No. 09-8499382 Investor/Insurer No. 138860730 APN No. 034-400- 024-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/07/2006. 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: T DAVID BEHLING AND CATHERINE J BEHLING, dated 06/07/2006 and recorded 06/30/06, as Instrument No. 2006- 0208391-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/07/2010 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: 116 MIRA VISTA 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. 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 $664,408.22. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 03/2010 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# 3503215 04/02/2010, 04/09/2010, 04/16/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0126848 Title Order No. 09-8-373234 Investor/Insurer No. 1705287369 APN No. 034- 510-077-0 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/20/2007. 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.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N. A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: AMY HILTON AND RODNEY HILTON, WIFE AND HUSBAND., dated 09/20/2007 and recorded 09/28/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0272958-00, in

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Title Order No.: 322249 Trustee Sale No.: 69528 Loan No.: 9042551010/001 APN: 035-552- 033 You are in Default under a Deed of Trust dated 07/06/2007. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceedings against you, you should contact a lawyer. On 04/- 23/2010 at 01:30PM, DSL Service Company as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on Jul 17, 2007 as Doc #2007-0206001-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, executed by: Mark Frederick and Lisa A. Frederick, Husband and Wife, as Trustor Downey Savings and Loan Association, F.A., as Beneficiary WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street, (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1693 Ponderosa 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, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $416,894.50 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “ mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jennifer Mendieta SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jennifer Mendieta FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0480 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Jennifer Mendieta filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Alessandra Marie Mondragon Mendieta to Proposed Name: Alessandra Marie Mendieta 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: 5/21/10 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: OAKLEY PRESS b. Notice to biological Father or Father named on the birth certificate is waived by order of the court. Date: March 23, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010


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CALENDAR LOCAL EVENTS & SERVICE CLUBS

Events Friday, April 16 Brentwood Blood Drive Brentwood Elementary School, 200 Griffith Lane, hosts a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Donors may enter a drawing to win their choice of a one-month pass on public transportation or a $100 gift certificate to greenhome.com. Call 800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment.

Delta Jazz Duo The Delta Jazz Duo performs on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Scottie’s/Shutters Brasserie, a FrenchAmerican restaurant on Sunset Road at Elkins Way in Brentwood. For more information, call 925-516-4131 or visit www. shuttersbrasserie.com or www.deltajazz trio.com.

Saturday, April 17 Bazaar and Garage Sale Brentwood Elementary School holds a bazaar/garage sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the school’s parking lots, featuring everything from household treasures and kids’ stuff to small-business equipment and tools. For more information, call 925516-4338 or e-mail brentwooddirectory@ yahoo.com.

Team Doodle Paws Enjoy an Ice Cream Social while browsing through a boutique from noon-5 p.m. at Loard’s Ice Cream, 7760 Brentwood Blvd. Help Team Doodle Paws meet its goal of $10,000. All donations benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Casino Bus Trip Join Freedom High Athletic Boosters for their trip to Black Oak Casino. The bus leaves Freedom’s parking lot at 8 a.m. and departs the casino at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch are served on the bus. Tickets are $40. For more information, call 925-625-0441.

Student Recital The Delta Branch of The Music Teacher’s Association of California presents the winners of its annual Rachel Reilly Young Artists Competition with a recital at 4 p.m. at Recital Hall on the campus of Los Medanos College. Admission is always free. For more information, call Eric at 925-513-7156.

Sunday, April 18 Survivor Ice Cream Social Summerset IV Clubhouse, 770 Centennial Place in Brentwood, hosts an ice cream social open to all cancer survivors and their caregivers from 1-3 p.m. Survivors can preregister for Relay For Life, receive a special Survivor gift bag and event T-shirt by calling Linda at 925-963-4466 (Brentwood) or Gretchen at 951-314-9173 (Oakley).

East County Idol Finals Who will be the next East County Idol? Find out as the El Campanil Theatre in Antioch hosts the Idol competition from 3-5 p.m. Tickets are $10, and proceeds benefit school music field trips. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 925-757-9500 or visit www. elcampaniltheatre.com.

Nature’s Pharmacy Universal health care in your backyard. Search the trails at Antioch’s Black Diamond Mines for traditional medicinal plants, and even try a few. The expedition runs from 10 a.m.-noon. Bring water, sun-

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screen and hiking shoes. For more information, call 888-EBPARKS or visit www. ebparksonline.org.

Parents of Alcoholic Children A new support group for parents of alcoholic children meets every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the Community United Methodist Church, 809 Second St. in Brentwood.

Tuesday, April 20 Mystery Book Club The Oakley Library’s Mystery Book Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. The library has copies available for checkout of “Cop Out” by Susan Dunlap. For more information, call 925-625-2400.

Job Training Do you need to improve your skills to get the job you want? East Contra Costa County offers several free and low-cost training programs. The free workshop for adults is held at the Antioch Library at 2 p.m. For more information, call Alyson at 925-757-9224.

Wednesday, April 21 LMC Student Art Exhibition The Los Medanos Art Gallery, located on the campus in room L113, exhibits student work starting tonight with a reception and an awards ceremony from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 20. The gallery is open Tuesdays-Thursdays, 12:302:30 and 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call 925-439-2181.

Education Wins Spring Showcase The LUHSD Educational Foundation showcase kicks off tonight at 5:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at the Heritage High theater in Brentwood, followed by a Meet & Greet with the district’s new superintendent, Jerry Glenn, plus entertainment and refreshments. RSVP by e-mail at info@ educationwins.org.

Thursday, April 22 Liberty High School Grad Night Show your support for Liberty’s Grad Night by purchasing a pizza from Mountain Mike’s in Brentwood from 4:30-9 p.m., and a portion of the proceeds benefits the LHS Grad Night Fund. Be sure to mention “fundraiser” when you place your order.

Sign-ups Brentwood Relay For Life

Discovery Bay Youth Tennis Classes Future Stars 2000’s Inc. offers youth tennis classes Friday afternoons at the Discovery Bay Athletic Club. Lessons cost $10 and are taught by a certified tennis professional. Proceeds benefit the community. For more information, call Don at 925-759-0983 or e-mail dtpurdy@yahoo.com.

Legacy Cheer & Dance Registration for Legacy Cheer & Dance is held through May 16 for youth competition teams in cheer, dance and hip-hop. For information and to register, visit www.alloutsportsleague. com. The registration fee is $50. For more information, call 925-757-8020 or e-mail legacycheer@alloutsports.com.

Help an Adult Learn To Read Would you like to help an adult learn to read, write and spell better? Project Second Chance, the Contra Costa County Library adult literacy program, offers tutor training for volunteer literacy tutors. Training begins April 21. For more information, visit www.ccclib.org/psc or call 925927-3250.

‘Anne of Green Gables’ Stage Right Conservatory Theatre, Inc. holds auditions for “Anne of Green Gables” Monday-Tuesday, April 19-20 at 5 p.m. at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center Theatre, 213 F. St. in Antioch. Auditions are open to actors ages 8-18. For more information and audition registration, visit www.srctgrp.org or call 925-216-4613.

Rummage Sale Ron Nunn Elementary School holds its inaugural Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 24. Vendors are needed. For more information and to sign up, call the school at 925513-6380.

Brentwood Blood Drive The Los Medanos College Brentwood campus holds a blood drive Tuesday, April 27 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. To schedule your lifesaving appointment, call the Rotaract Club at 925-513-1625 or visit www.bloodheroes. com, click on Donate Blood and enter the sponsor code LMC Brentwood. Donors receive a 20-percent discount coupon from Sports Basement.

Delta Patriots Youth Football and Cheer

Don’t miss your opportunity to join the fight against cancer. Sign-ups are held at Brentwood’s Delta Valley Athletic Club on Monday mornings during the month of April. To register, visit www.relayforlife.org/ brentwood or call 925-634-7640.

Coaches are needed for Delta Patriots’ cheer and football teams for the 2010 season. If you’re interested, e-mail deltatpatriots@ deltapatriots.com. For information on the league, visit www.deltapatriots.com.

Team in Training Help Jesse raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by making a donation to help him reach his triathlon fundraising goal of $3,000. For more information on Jesse and his team, visit www. pages.teamintraining.org/sf/kingtri10/jgar ciarh9 or e-mail jgmuychingon@gmail. com.

Registration for Delta Valley Wolfpack’s no-cut, no-tryout cheer and tackle football teams is held Saturdays from noon-3 p.m. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 3612 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. For more information, call 925-754-8668 or e-mail deltavalleywolf pack@yahoo.com. Early registrants pay only $275 for football and cheer (uniform included) through April 17.

Prepare for U.S. Citizenship

Hoops Unlimited

Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam in classes covering the basics of U.S. history and government – important elements of the oral interview and written test – held Saturdays, April 17-May 22 from 9 a.m.noon at the Liberty Adult Education, 929 Second St. in Brentwood. For more information and to register, call 925-634-2565.

Hoops Unlimited, Oakley’s only nonprofit 11-and-12-year-old boys basketball team, has openings for players. Practice is held every Friday at the O’Hara Park gym from 4:30-6 p.m. Come out to improve your skills or just practice. For more information, call James at 510-734-3492 or e-mail hoopsunlimited@yahoo.com.

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Lions from page 1B each other in practice the way they have been, I am hoping to be able to win it all, but second is a realistic goal for them.” Pantle was pleased with the Freedom meet. “I thought overall everyone swam very well – on the guys side for sure,” she said. “Probably the best performance of the day was Joey Cecchini in the 500-yard freestyle (5:09). What’s really amazing is his fastest time up to that was a 5:24. That’s all hard work right there.” Elizabeth Day knocked off even more time – more than a half minute – in the 20lap 500, winning it with a 5:56 finish. “Although that’s not really a blistering time, it’s still for her her best time going in. She’s a senior and this is a new event for her. She said, ‘I want to try to swim the 500 this year.’ It’s not an event that a lot of kids volunteer to swim. It can be a pretty grueling race, for sure. It takes someone who can keep the same pace for lap after lap after lap. She has just been shaving time off, big hunks of time coming off – a 30-second time drop is really significant. You can’t say enough about working hard in practice and reaping the benefits of hard work. “I can’t say enough about the whole team in general and how well they have been practicing. They have been doing very well – very focused. So I have been very happy with that. With the exception of about maybe two swims in the entire meet, they were all best times.” Other standouts for Liberty were Logan Trudell, who posted a personal best time in the 100-yard backstroke; Tyler Lightfoot, who dropped two seconds off of his 100yard breaststroke time; J.T. Sarmento, who took two second-place finishes after regaining academic eligibility; and Scott Milne, who pared two seconds from his best time in the 200-yard freestyle. The standout swimmer for the Freedom boys was Justin Stafford, who won perhaps the premiere event, the 50-yard freestyle, in 23.28 and followed it with a victory in the 100-yard freestyle at 53.06. On the girls side, Sierra MacIntyre won the individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke, Emily Harris won the 50-yard freestyle and Arielle Hilsenbeck took the butterfly. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

Heritage from page 1B Discovery Bay Country Club is one of Liberty’s two home courses; the other is Brentwood Golf Club, which is also the Heritage home course. “Brentwood Golf Club has been very accommodating to our team, because we lost our home course of Deer Ridge,” said Tinder. “They do not have to do that because they have two teams in Liberty and now Heritage, but they’ve been very accommodating and willing to help us through.” The win improved the Patriots’ BVAL record to 7-5 (all of the losses coming at the hands of Deer Valley and Liberty). Liberty dropped to 10-3, and plays one more match against Deer Valley. As the Wolverines are likely to take the league title, the playoff hopes of Liberty and Heritage depend on their success at the BVAL tournament at month’s end. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.



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