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Teen dies in crash while transporting stabbing victim by Rick Lemyre Staff Writer

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Rhyan Cobbell and Mikayla Vanbemmel, friends of Ashley Malone, share a hug by the memorial set up at Balfour Road and Walnut Boulevard. hospital in a pickup truck. While westbound on Balfour Road at Walnut Boulevard, the truck ran a red light and was broadsided by another vehicle, flipping the truck and trapping Malone beneath. Firefighters extricated her from the wreckage, but she died of her injuries on the way to the hospital, according to police Chief Mark Evenson. Police are looking for three Hispanic males in their late teens or early 20s who

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old female was behind the wheel of a truck involved in an early morning crash on Saturday that killed Malone. Brentwood Police Lt. Tom Hansen said a call came in at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday reporting a fight in the vicinity of Balfour Road and Garin Parkway in which three people had been stabbed. Two of the victims transported themselves to local hospitals, while three female friends attempted to drive the third victim to the

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East County is mourning the loss of Ashley Malone, a 15-year-old girl from Oakley who lost her life in a crash early Saturday morning in Brentwood. She was a passenger in a truck transporting to a hospital a friend who had been stabbed during a fight that police believe might have been gang-related. A former Prospects High School student, Malone was remembered by family and friends as a kind soul who was always willing to lend a hand or cheer you up. On Sunday, Malone’s family set up the Ashley Malone Memorial Page on Facebook. Memories trickled in as the news of her death spread. “You were loved by so many,” older sister Sarah Malone wrote. “Every time we would talk, you would make me laugh and put a smile on my face. And you were just so freaking gorgeous – it’s insane. Now you’re a beautiful angel in heaven.” A makeshift memorial was set up at the corner of Balfour Road and Walnut Avenue. Friends and relatives have stopped by there every day since Malone’s death to pay their respects, leaving flowers and photos of happier times. “Instead of mourning your passing,” Malone’s friend Ryan Morgan posted on Facebook, “I’m going to celebrate your life and the good times we had.” Police have confirmed that an 18-year-

might be responsible for the stabbings, which were done with broken bottles. The three fled the scene before police arrived. “There’s a possibility that it was gangrelated,” said Evenson. “There were some individuals (at the scene) claiming to be gang members.” About a dozen people were at the scene when police arrived, he said. A 16-year-old Oakley girl visiting a roadside memorial at the crash scene Saturday evening said she was a close friend of Malone, and had attended Prospects High School in Antioch with her. She and her friend had been at the “street party” when the stabbings occurred, but she was unacquainted with the people involved in the stabbing. She described her friend as a caring individual always willing to help someone in need, as she was doing when she died. The occupants of the other car, a mother and her daughter, sustained significant but not life-threatening injuries and were airlifted to a hospital, Evenson said. The three male stabbing victims were all treated and released at area hospitals. A total of seven people were transported to local hospitals in the wake of the traffic accident. The names and conditions of the other victims have not yet been released. The investigation of the accident and stabbings is ongoing. Those with information regarding either incident should call 925-634-6911. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Take my dog – please! “Man’s Best Friend.” Yeah, right! Seven years after bringing home Napoleon, our cute little Yorkie puppy, I’m still waiting for him to validate the “Friend” part. Forget the “Best.” Let’s review: He prefers our carpet to the outdoors when HANGIN’ IN doing his business. He has ruined HERE hundreds of dollars in underwear by chewing them to pieces, and let’s not forget the time he chewed out the crotch of my bike shorts – which I failed to notice until I bent VICKI over in front of my MCKENNA step aerobics class. He is not a very clean dog and loves to roll around in anything foul, then crawl up on your lap. He prefers cat food over dog food, which explains his five extra pounds and incredibly bad breath. I brought him to the groomers to get his teeth brushed, and when I returned, they handed me two of his teeth! They told me he probably needs gum surgery. His claim to fame however, is the way he can clear a room with his intestinal fortitude. My sons find this enormously impressive. I find it disgusting. If this dog’s gas had a color, it would surely be green. The other night Napoleon displayed yet another infuriating talent. I made pork chops for dinner, and as usual, my

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cooking ended up in the garbage. No one appreciated the barbecue-sauce-slathered chops (baked to perfection) but my husband, so the barely nibbled remaining two chops were dumped into the trash can. It was four in the morning. I heard a peculiar scratching sound. I got up and investigated. In the dark hallway I could see Napoleon attempting to bury something on top of a discarded plastic Justice For Girls clothing bag. I could smell the barbecue sauce. I knew what had happened. “Give me that!” I whispered loudly. He looked up at me, barbecue sauce all over his crusty beard. He looked guilty. I picked up the saucy, gnawed bone and wrapped it in the Justice bag. But then I realized what this meant: he had gotten into the garbage can. What horrific mess must be awaiting me downstairs? I reluctantly made my way down to the kitchen. From one end of the kitchen to the other sprawled the garbage – garlic bread, Greek yogurt, tin foil, barbecue sauce, more yogurt, banana peels, egg shells, asparagus. I took it all in and uttered that phrase I seem to utter almost every day since we got Napoleon: “Ooooohh, that dog!” I swept and mopped and mopped again. I found that Greek Yogurt makes a stubborn mess. I bagged up the garbage and took it outside. My six cats were all staring at me. It was 4:30 in the morning. Napoleon was nowhere to be found. He was hiding from me. Maybe he has some sense after all.

Just as I was about to return to bed, another horrifying thought occurred to me. There were two pork chops in the garbage. Where was the second one? I began a scavenger hunt for the other chop. Where would it be? Where would that dog have buried it? I searched the kids’ rooms, the dog’s bed, the living room. I found the empty yogurt cup under my dining room table, but no pork chop. I returned upstairs. A few laundry baskets lined the hallway full of clean, folded clothes. Though it was dark, I spotted something in the corner of one of the baskets of clothes. White clothes! My clothes! Nestled on top of my most beloved Victoria’s Secret velour sweatpants with rhinestones, lay the elusive pork chop dripping with barbecue sauce. “Ooooohh, that dog!” It was now 5 a.m. and I was gripping a bottle of Shout, spot-treating the ugly, orange, greasy stain on my beloved sweatpants. The cats were still staring at me. The dog was nowhere to be found. I must have done something pretty awful in my previous life to deserve this dog. I said a little prayer over my sweatpants, hoping for a miracle, and returned to bed – exhausted. I heard Napoleon sneak in and make himself comfortable in his dog bed. As green, noxious gas filled the room, I fell asleep, counting pork chops. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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When school districts make budget cuts, art programs are often one of the first things to get axed. But thanks to the Brentwood Art Society, students in the Brentwood Union School District will maintain their access to art instruction. The Brentwood Art Society recently presented the district’s board of trustees with a check for $10,000 toward the purchase of art supplies and instructional materials to keep the art docent program functioning in Brentwood schools. “Back when the district had only three elementary schools, there was an art instructor who rotated between the schools, but when we hit seven elementary schools, that was no longer feasible,” said Brentwood Art Society Board member and retired educator Mary Black. “For the past decade, the schools have relied on art docents, parent volunteers, to keep the arts alive in our schools.” Brentwood Director of Curriculum and Instruction Michael Bowen said the annual donation made by the Art Society is crucial to keeping arts programs in Brentwood. The Society has also been an integral partner in the establishment of the Student Art Show, which features work from students at the district’s seven elementary and three middle schools. Each school submits student artwork to the Art Society,

which mats, frames and professionally displays the works at a makeshift gallery at Sunset Plaza. This year’s show opens May 12. “We are so grateful to have the support from our parent volunteers and the Brentwood Art Society,” Bowen said. “Everyone is an artist, but our youngest students don’t always understand that, so it means a lot for them to see their work on display. And it’s an honor to share their work with the community. There’s a lot of talent in our district.” In Bowen’s view, since art education (visual and performing arts) offers a cultural component students can’t get straight from a textbook, it’s vital to retain arts programs. Students are able to create and interact with various media and gain a cultural awareness that can’t be replicated in a lecture. Black agreed: “All civilizations are built around the arts. It’s the lasting part of our culture. People come and go, but the art remains. Supporting local arts programs is what the Brentwood Art Society is all about.” The Brentwood Union School District Student Art Show, located at 7760 Brentwood Blvd., Suite B, runs May 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 15 through 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.; and May 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A student reception and awards ceremony will be held May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 925-2065087. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Oakley Mayor Kevin Romick congratulates Cub Scout Pack 152 for its commitment to cleaning up Creekside Park, located at 3900 Creekside Way, once a month as part of the city’s Adopt-A-Park program.

In a word - schizophrenic. Just can’t seem to make up it’s mind what it is. A decade ago, I could confidently tell someone that I truly believe the market would be higher one year from that moment. Five years ago, I could confidently tell someone that I truly believe the market was going to be lower one year from that moment. But now, it’s truly a guessing game, and there are lots of sound, logical arguments to be made for all three possibilities - prices up, prices down, or prices flat. Those that say prices are headed up will point to the number of homes for sale that is dropping like a rock. Down more than 50% on average in our area compared to last year. They’ll also point to low interest rates and multiple offers on properties. They’ll also point to the positive signs in the economy and the recent rise of the stock market. Those that says prices are heading down will point out that despite the reduction of inventory, the number of solds is down on average in our area, and that median home prices are about what they were a year ago. They will also point out the recent $25 billion foreclosure settlement could lead to banks finally releasing a flood of inventory on the market, which would tank prices. They point out all the people who are current on their homes, but drastically

upside-down, and say those are defaults waiting to happen. They will also point out that unemployment is still WAY too high, that people are fearful, and that the stock market rise is a bubble waiting to burst. Those that say prices will stay steady contend that the only reason we have multiple offers on properties is mostly due to investors writing offers on cash-flow properties. They will bid market value, but pull out as soon as the price goes up. Most of the other buyers are FHA-buyers, where the home HAS to appraise for the sales price, and the appraisers are being told to be conservative this time. With stricter lending guidelines, we just don’t have the environment where prices can raise rapidly like before. This group also doesn’t see banks dumping a ton of properties on the market, but they do see a steady, measured approach, which means more inventory to come, just not a flood. Personally I’m in this last group, predicting flat prices for now. So buy if it makes sense (payment not much more than rent) and you don’t need to move in the near future. If you have questions on this or any other real estate topic, call me at (925) 240-MOVE (6683). To search the MLS for free and view virtual tours of homes for sale, go to: www.SharpHomesOnline. com. Sharp Realty

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Oakley’s Cub Scout Pack 152 recently became another partner in the City of Oakley’s Adopt-A-Park program by volunteering to take care of Creekside Park. The Scouts have committed to cleaning up the park once a month. To demonstrate that commitment, the troop planted seven trees in the park last month as part of Arbor Day. A sign noting the park adoption will be installed this month. The Oakley Adopt-A-Park program allows volunteers to adopt a park, trail or landscape area. Individuals or groups assist in cleaning, litter pickup, weeding, planting


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Food that’s in when school’s out

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The Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD) is working to ensure that no children in Oakley go hungry when school is closed this summer. More than 61,000 children in Contra Costa County receive free or reducedprice meals during the school year, but many of these don’t get enough to eat when school is out. The Seamless Summer Feeding Option (SSFO) ensures that low-income children continue to grow and learn during the summer. The Seamless Summer Feeding Option is a federally funded program operated nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the California Department of Education. Sponsors serve nutritious meals and snacks free to low-income children during the summer months. Summer programs are located at approved sites that are either located in low-income areas or otherwise serve a group of

low-income children. According to OUESD Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Maryann Hussey, “Many of our children, who rely on school breakfast and lunch during the school year, do not have the energy they need during the summer. That’s where we come in, by providing nutritious meals and activities to keep kids nourished and engaged. “Our responsibility to students doesn’t end when school lets out. Students who get enough to eat and have safe activities to participate in during the summer are more likely to be successful. Our summer meals program is a building block in the community for healthy, happy kids who are ready to learn.” To find out about the Seamless Summer Feeding Option in Oakley, call Director of Nutrition Services Cheryl Wagner at 925-625-6852.

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iscovery Bay residents Mike and Helen Grimes took their Hometown Weekly Newspaper to Pune, India on a visit to their son Patrick, his wife Linda and daughter Maggie in celebration of Mike’s 70th birthday. As a gift, their son presented them with a trip to Goa, a tropical region in India located on the Arabian Sea. Thanks, Helen and Mike, for gifting the Discovery Bay Press with an exotic excursion.

The nonprofit Brentwood Children’s Ballet (BCBT) and the East County Performing Arts Center (ECPAC) are joining forces to offer multiple scholarships to dancers in the community who have been unable to continue their dance educations due to financial hardship. BCBT and ECPAC are offering full-tuition scholarships for the ECPAC competition team

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Relay raises funds, cancer awareness by Samie Hartley Staff Writer Oakley’s 2012 Relay For Life is in the history books, but the community’s effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society is just getting started. “We’ve completed our Relay, but there is still plenty of time to fundraise,” said Oakley Relay Chair Tobie Meyer. “We set our goal at $115,000 this year. After this weekend, we’re at about $93,000. If each of our participants raises $55, we’ll reach our goal. And we have until the end of August to do it.” Relay For Life is a community fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Society. Oakley Relay teams kept at least one member on the Freedom High School track throughout the 24-hour event to symbolize that cancer – and the fight against it – never rests. Meyer said more than 1,300 spectators, 397 of which were registered participants, came out to support last weekend’s Relay. Meyer couldn’t be happier with this year’s event and hopes the spirit of Relay will remain strong in Oakley as people continue to fundraise. “This year’s event was phenomenal,” she said. “It’s been our best Relay yet. Everyone had a great time.” Though the Relay has come and gone, participants can still fundraise through the Relay website at www.relayforlife.org. Community fundraisers will be held this summer, and Meyer asks the community to check in and see what’s new. Relay fundraising closes on Aug. 31, the end of the American Cancer Society’s fiscal year. This year, Relay was transported back to the ’80s, and participants showed up in style, wearing neon colors, parachute pants and leg warmers. Guests participated in an ’80s-themed karaoke battle and Relayers danced the night away at Club Relay, which played ’80s hits until the sun came up. Meyer is most proud of the 88 cancer survivors who visited Relay and took part in the Survivor Lap that kicked off the festivities. Meyer hoped to get 75 survivors registered, but surpassing her goal was a heartwarming experience – shared by many spectators as they lined the track to cheer on the survivors and their care-

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Members of Team Fans For The Cure, joined by 40 other teams, take their first lap at Oakley’s Relay For Life on Saturday. Team Fans For The Cure raised more than $2,000 for the American Cancer Society. givers. “The survivor lap is my favorite part,” said Relay spectator Clara Raymond, visiting from Vallejo. “It’s so inspiring to see people walking proudly around the track, showing that cancer isn’t going to stop them. They’re so brave. I come out every year to support my cousin, who’s a fiveyear breast cancer survivor.” Relay is an all-day party, but when the sun sets, Relay participants take a moment to remember and honor those who have lost their battle with cancer. In a departure from the traditional Relay format, in which event organizers place around the track illuminated bags decorated with messages of hope and photos of happier times – the Luminaria – the Oakley event gives that task to the Relayers themselves. “I’ve been doing Relay for years, but

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the Luminaria ceremony breaks my heart every time,” said Joel Casper of Antioch. “But it reminds you why you’re out to support Relay and the American Cancer Society. Hopefully one day we can stop adding names to this list. I’m not sure when that’s going to happen, but with events like this, we’re going to make cancer a thing of the past.” For Luminaria Chair Jeannene Brady, giving Relay participants the opportunity to light their own Luminaria bags and place them around the track helps participants make a deeper connection to the event. Colored-coded glow sticks designate whether the luminaria bag represents a fighter, survivor or fallen warrior in the war on cancer. “The teams like lighting their own Luminaria for a couple of reasons,” said

Brady. “It makes the entire ceremony more personal, and they don’t need to search all over the track to find their Luminaria bags because they’re right at their campsites. The three different colors around the track bring more awareness to how many people this awful disease has taken from us and it lets us know how many of our fellow participants are still fighting and how many are survivors.” Relay For Life continues in East County this summer at the Brentwood event, held at Liberty High School on June 16 and 17, and the Antioch/Pittsburg Relay at Los Medanos College on June 23 and 24. For more information, visit www. relayforlife.org. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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undreds of kids participating in Rachel’s Challenge started a chain reaction of kindness recently at Liberty High School. Roughly 250 kids from the Liberty Union High and Brentwood Unified school districts took to the Liberty track, holding 2½ miles of paper chains. Written on each link was a good deed that a student performed, such as holding a door open for someone carrying books or giving someone a cookie. Rachel’s Challenge is a nationwide project dedicated to the memory of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shooting.

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Trilogy at The Vineyards debuts new Alicante model No electric bill included Trilogy by Shea Homes is celebrating the grand opening of The Alicante, the newest model at The Vineyards, a resort community in Brentwood designed especially for baby boomers. Residents will delight in the superior design of The Alicante, which features open spaces that seamlessly combine functionality, luxury and aesthetics into one impressive floor plan. They’ll also enjoy resort-style amenities, a professional staff and a home so

energy efficient it makes an electric bill a thing of the past. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home complements indoor/outdoor livability with its more socially oriented layout, including an open kitchen, dining and great room area that spills out into a large covered backyard patio – perfect for entertaining. The modestly proportioned Alicante is big on space and storage. It incorporates Shea’s unique SmartSpace, an intelligently designed, expansive combination laundry, utility, hobby and office area, making The Alicante a home designed with your lifestyle and needs in mind. Reasonably priced in the high $300s,

The Alicante is a SheaXero – No Electric Bill Home. SheaXero is included on all homes at no extra charge at Trilogy at The Vineyards and its sister community, Trilogy at Rio Vista. Additionally, The Vineyards is the only 55+ Active Lifestyle community in the Bay Area 100 percent Energy Star Certified. If it sounds good to be true, it’s not: no electric bill, no extra charge, no gimmicks – no kidding. Through an innovative blend of energy-efficient features and solar power, Shea Homes is the first national homebuilder to offer net zero electric homes as a standard and not a costly upgrade, allowing all owners to eliminate costly electric bills. “The big news with SheaXero is the zero dollars homeowners pay for electricity,” said Dan O’Brien, area president of Shea Homes Active Lifestyle Communities. “We know how important it is for our customers to save money. Depending on where the home is located, owners can save thousands of dollars per year. But it’s not just about the substantial savings; it’s the peace of mind our customers enjoy by not worrying about escalating energy costs. They can say goodbye to rate increases while safeguarding the environment for the next generation.” High-powered solar power systems are at the heart of each SheaXero home, producing clean and renewable energy to save money and offset electricity consumption. In addition to generating as much electricity as the home uses, SheaXero homes come standard with top-of-the-line energy-saving features such as Jenn-Air Energy Star Appliances, energy-efficient Trane heating and cooling systems, low-E vinyl windows, highperformance insulation and more. Coupled with the SheaXero standard is Shea Homes’ recognized architectural design. Each SheaXero home features Trilogy’s award-winning design, including abundant natural light, open floor plans, ergonomic vanity countertops and unique Five Sided Architecture. Since introducing SheaXero this spring, more than 180 of these innovative homes have sold. Shea projects that by the end of the year, SheaXero homeowners will save a total of more than $580,000 on electric bills, making a significant impact on the lives. Trilogy communities are high-end retirement resort properties offering a new choice in living to those looking for an exciting lifestyle that revolves around wellness, exploration, continued learning and close personal connections. Architecturally superior product design and amenities reflect the changing needs of the baby boom generation, including business services, world-class clubs, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a diverse range of recreation and education opportunities. And for interested homebuyers worried about the burden or hassle of selling their current home, Shea Homes has developed a new solution to help make their dream home a reality. For more information on this new program or Trilogy at The Vineyards, offering new homes starting in the high $300s, visit www.trilogylife.com/vineyards. For more on Trilogy at Rio Vista’s new homes, starting at the high $100’s, visit www. trilogylife.com/riovista. For more information on SheaXero, visit www.sheaxero.com or call 800-685-6494.


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9-to-5 from page 1A serve as one of the two-man crew that works the hose. Unless a rescue must be made, a federal health-and-safety law known as the “two-in, two-out” rule prohibits entering a building on fire until at least four trained personnel are on scene – two to attack the fire and two to monitor the situation and rescue the first pair if necessary. A battalion chief often serves as the fourth person mandated, but the attack could be delayed until a second engine arrives. In addition to fighting the flames, firefighters inside a burning building will attempt to save what they can from damage caused by fire, smoke and water. Furniture is moved to the center of a room and covered with a tarp, and irreplaceable items such as pictures on walls are grabbed and brought outside. If the engine has a two-person crew, a second engine will be needed before the fire attack can begin. The reduced manpower also means it’s more difficult to do things

Team from page 1A “I was so nervous,” said Storey. “He was much bigger than I thought he would be and had pretty big horns. But he was a sweetheart and he smelled great and was so patient while he waited for the kiss and pictures. His lips were actually very soft.” The kissable moment was made possible by Discovery Bay Elementary fifthgrader Roman Pedro and his family, whose Byron property is home to a variety of crea-

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such as putting up the 130-pound, 35-foot ladders the engines carry. (Lighter, 24-foot ladders won’t reach the roofs of many buildings in the district. The district relies on Confire out of Antioch for a ladder truck when one is needed.) Putting out a fire, conducting salvage operations and refitting the equipment back onto the engine can take anywhere from two hours to all day. At the scene of a car crash, firefighters can be called on to extinguish fires, provide first aid and isolate hazardous materials that might have spilled. They might also need to deploy the Jaws of Life, a hydraulic cutting and spreading tool used to free victims trapped in mangled vehicles. The firefighters of the ECCFPD are trained to provide basic lifesaving services (BLS). This includes first aid, CPR and the use of automatic defibrillators. It does not include advanced lifesaving services (ALS), which include hooking up intravenous fluids, providing drugs and reading electrocardiograms. ALS services in the district are now

provided by American Medical Response. (Paramedic service will be discussed in Part 4 of the series.) Firefighters in the ECCFPD work 48hour shifts. When not serving on a call, they attend to a list of daily duties that must be performed regardless of the call volume. Daily duties include checks to ensure each engine is equipped with all its tools. Once a week they’ll also make sure that each engine and tool works properly, and has the necessary attachments, blades, fuel and oil. Other daily duties include a minimum of two hours of training. There are reports to write for every incident, as well as maintenance of the station and grounds. Maps and manuals are studied as well, repairs made on equipment and research done on improved equipment and new procedures. “Businesses usually have janitors, construction people or research-and-development personnel who do those things,” said former Bethel Island Fire Chief David Wahl, who retired in 2005 after 30 years in the fire service. “In the fire services, it’s personnel in

the stations that make those things happen.” Although the duties are generally assigned to an individual, each will help make sure it all gets finished. “Everybody works until all of it’s done,” said Wahl. In addition to the in-station jobs, firefighters also inspect businesses each year for fire code compliance. (Confire inspectors visit especially hazardous businesses such as gas stations.) If time allows, they also do fire prevention work, including weed abatement and public education such as firehouse tours. Firefighters are expected to keep to fire business from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., taking breaks for meals (they buy and prepare their own food). Unless a call comes in, they’re free to relax, watch TV or pursue other interests after 5 p.m., assuming the daily duties are complete. “That 9 to 5 is really packed,” said Wahl. “There’s a lot to being a firefighter that the public doesn’t usually see.” Next week, Part 3: Firefighter pay and benefits. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

tures including a pig named Bacon, who was Storey’s original suggestion. “I had thought kissing a pig would be fun,” said Storey. “But when I approached Kim (Roman’s mom) about bringing Bacon, she said there was no way she could get Bacon to do anything like that.” “It’s true,” laughed Pedro. “I said, ‘Oh no, that pig has a mind of her own and she won’t do that.’ But how about a goat?” So Goat-Goat (“His given name is

Liam but he doesn’t look like a Liam so we just call him goat-goat”) answered the call and happily jumped into the family truck – riding shotgun – arriving at the school ready for his closeup. “He just rode in the cab like a dog with his head out the window,” said Pedro. “We definitely got a lot of looks. He was very into it; he loves attention.” Roman – who read 15 books toward the school’s total of more than 1 million pages –

was skeptical that his principal would follow through on the fairytale moment. “I didn’t think she would kiss him,” said Roman. “I thought she would chicken out, so it was fun that she did it.” And as for next year’s challenge? “Well, I’m still working on that one,” laughed Storey. “But there will definitely be something. I’m really proud of the students – they did a great job.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Announcing candidacy Editor: We live in a vibrant, family-focused community. My wife Beth and our two daughters, Kaitlyn and Ashley, moved to Brentwood in 2000. I am delighted to formally announce my intention to run for Brentwood City Council. I feel my experience and proven leadership qualities will continue to move Brentwood in a positive direction. Since moving to Brentwood I have been involved with many volunteer groups and enjoy making our community a better place to live. Here are a few of the groups I have been involved with: • I was a member of the BANC (Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee) for three years. • I’m an active participant each year in helping with the Brentwood Regional Community Chest. • I have coached multiple youth sports teams. • For the past four years I have been a member of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, including my current position as chief financial officer. • For the past six years I have been involved with the Brentwood Corn Festival. In 2011, I was the CornFest co-chair for the event, where we proudly distributed over $52,000 to over 26 local nonprofits in Brentwood. • Since 2005 I have been a proud member of the Brentwood Rotary Club. Within Rotary I have served as program chair, international chair, Interact chair and was the president in 2008-2009. I am a local business owner and understand what it takes to run a small business and what challenges an owner has to contend with. As a member of your City Council I will work to help strengthen the small-business environment in Brentwood and ensure small-business owners have access to the necessary tools to succeed. I will work to help attract large business with their

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accompanying jobs to allow our residents to work where they live. We have a great community and in the coming years there are several key issues that will need to be addressed: the downtown will be a focal point well suited to draw shoppers to the area. Police and fire protection will require the community’s full support to ensure our public safety. I will continue the fiscal responsibility efforts our city has been using, making Brentwood a model city within Contra Costa County. Brentwood is an incredible city and we are all fortunate to live here. I will ask for your support. I will listen to your needs and desires and make every effort to enhance Brentwood based on what you communicate to me. I look forward to the bright future of Brentwood and with the full support of my wife and kids I officially declare myself a candidate for Brentwood City Council. Dirk Zeigler Brentwood

Close call could have gone bad Editor: My husband Steve currently works for Con Fire and is the fire inspector for the majority of East County. Previously, my husband was the fire chief at Onizuka AFB in Sunnyvale. Typically, the majority of firefighters are very close-mouthed about the heroic things that they do every day. To them, it’s their job; they aren’t out there bragging and posing in front of the camera – they just want to get the job done and make sure that everyone is able to get out and get home safely to their loved ones. As a spouse, I have on many occasions wanted to point out and jump up and down telling everyone about the fantastic and wonderful things that they do every day. My husband, the majority of the time, makes me sit down. This time, with the future of ECCFPD in jeopardy, I wanted to take the time to tell you about a call that recently came into Station 54. Dean Miller and Bill Scott were two of the East County firefighters that responded. The call was for a “fainting” incident in the new Brentwood City Hall. Dean and Bill responded to the call over at City Hall, and when they arrived, the woman had not fainted, she was actually not breathing and had no pulse. Dean and Bill were able to resuscitate her and she was transported to a local hospital, where she was apparently released after two days. If Measure S does not pass and Station 54 is closed, the chances are that this woman would not be checking out of the hospital within two days. The likelihood that this woman’s family would be planning a different kind of

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service would be the reality. Honestly, I don’t think that these guys get enough credit for what they do every day. I hope that in your fire department series, you can take some time and mention these stories so that people stop and consider what station closures and response times really mean. When your child is not breathing, or there is a serious accident, or stations get multiple calls … it matters. I will now get off my soap box. Jana Aubert Brentwood

Fire tax failure would be costly Editor: We have talked to members of the insurance community regarding homeowners insurance. It is clear that the cost of your homeowners insurance is based on the proximity and capability of your local fire department. The East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District covers 250 square miles and protects over 100,000 citizens. If Measure S fails, they will close three of the remaining six district fire stations. This means from eight to nine firefighters on duty per day to cover the territory mentioned above. These closures will have a significant impact on response capabilities of the fire district, therefore impacting response times and the rates charged for fire insurance in the affected areas. The rate increase can be very significant and well above the amount proposed in the parcel tax initiative. Ask the community of Morgan Territory what happened to them when their station was closed. They were able to come to the fire board meeting and demand that their station be opened when this happened to them. This will not be the case if Measure S fails. There will be no money to open the stations back up once folks realize that their insurance companies have denied further coverage, demanded full payment of home loans or quadrupled their insurance rates. You will be stuck with the consequences for a while before the parcel tax could be represented to the voters for a revote. Please stay informed regarding this issue. Not only can it cost you life or property via a fire or medical emergency; it can cost you a lot more than the $197 a year. Not a “scare tactic” but a fact! For more information, visit www. protecteastcountyfire.com. Vince Wells President, Local 1230 Contra Costa Professional Firefighters

No new taxes Editor: With all the union-backed placards

supporting Measure S popping up all over Brentwood, it’s time to look closely at the consequences that these and myriad other proposed new taxes will bring. It’s time for public employees to live within the taxpaying public’s means and for public sector pension reform instead of the current culture of more, more, more. I salute the Brentwood Police Department’s new wage and pension agreement with the city and call on the East County fire district employees to do the same instead of crying wolf and trying to frighten citizens to believe the sky will fall if these outrageous new taxes aren’t approved. It’s time they trim the fat, reform pensions and tighten their belts just like everyone in the private sector has done these last few years. The Brentwood City Council also needs to again look into removing our city from the East County fire district, as we have and will continue to pay a much larger share of the costs for the district than the other members and do not receive the same share of services proportionate to the percentage of costs we pay. Brentwood would have a much higher-quality fire department with the current costs if we would stop subsidizing the rest of the district. I urge all voters in East County to vote no on Measure S, as well as all of the other new taxes that will undoubtedly be coming our way over the next year, because with these we have a say-so, unlike all the new taxes the state and federal governments will be saddling us with very soon! Mike Dawson Brentwood

Property taxed enough Editor: I was again re-reading the article on Measure S yesterday and in addition I received the flyer in favor of it as well. It states that the parcel tax of $197 per year would cover the shortfall for the next 10 years. I seriously doubt that the 10-year cap would ever come to fruition. History has proven time and time again that once a tax is levied, it usually becomes permanent. A perfect example of this would be the tax we pay every year for BART. This tax has been paid by the homeowners since the 1960s. Here it is, almost 50 years later, and we still don’t have the complete system that was promised to us – and yet Santa Clara County, which never paid for it from the beginning, is getting complete service. Another question is: why is it only the homeowners who are being levied for this? Many homeowners pay over $3,000 see Letters page 26A


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DV golfers complete perfect league season by Michael Dixon Correspondent The Wolverines had meager incentive to give 110 percent. As they approached Monday’s Bay Valley Athletic League golf championships at Roddy Ranch, the Deer Valley team had already clinched a spot in the North Coast Section Tournament of Champions. The Wolverines gave that 110 percent anyway, posting four of the event’s five best scores and claiming the victory. Senior Jaskaran Sihota, whose 74 was the third best score of the tournament, was good enough to wrap up the league’s MVP title. Senior Adam Sunga’s stellar round of 71 was the day’s best, while senior teammate Robert Riel shot 73. In total, the Wolverines’ five counted scores totaled 384. “Obviously I shot well today,” Sunga said. “I made a few birdies; my putting was on today. Our team has good chances to win. We’re playing well – all around par or in the 70s.” The day’s most suspenseful race was the fight for second place, in which Heritage edged Liberty 410-414. The Patriots benefited from see Season page 25A

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Deer Valley’s Jaskaran Sihota tees off on the ninth hole at the BVAL golf championship, held Monday at Roddy Ranch Golf Course. Sihota and the Wolverines will advance to the North Coast Section Tournament of Champions.

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Heritage’s Trevor Samuda makes a baseline stretch in the BVAL finals.

Youth trumps seniority in BVAL tennis finale by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer Two of East County’s top high school tennis players met Tuesday in the finals of the Bay Valley Athletic League championship. One athlete, Deer Valley senior Zahid Ahmad, was looking to cap a successful high school career with a victory in the final league tournament. The other, Heritage freshman Trevor Samuda, set his eyes on a

first-place medal to finish off his undefeated season. In an intense matchup, Samuda bested Ahmad (6-4, 6-1) to claim the league tournament’s singles title. “It was hard because he always hit winners,” a soft-spoken Samuda said of Ahmad. Prior to the finals, Samuda defeated Antioch’s Ikram Najib and Zachary Ea and R Edwards of Deer Valley. Samuda and Ahsee Youth page 25A

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Lions sign for the future Liberty High athletes Kristina Diaz, left, and Victoria Bradshaw signed their college letters of intent on Monday. Diaz, one of Liberty’s most decorated female wrestlers, earned a scholarship to Missouri Valley College, where she plans to earn a degree in kinesiology toward her pursuit of a career in physical therapy. Bradshaw, a pitcher and left fielder for the Lions’ softball team, earned an academic scholarship to Willamette University in Oregon. She loves Willamette’s small-school atmosphere and academic reputation, and plans to study psychology.


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eritage swimmer Lizzie Allen, right, tears through the water during a meet with Deer Valley. Deer Valley’s Stanley Wu, far right, takes the plunge. The Patriots defeated the Wolverines to continue their flawless Bay Valley Athletic League season. Heritage’s 200-yard medley relay team of Haley Rose Love, Rachel Allison, Madison Applegate and Erica Knudsen put forth another solid effort, winning with a time of 1:56.47. Deer Valley was led by Wu (100/200 individual medley) and Andrew Wayne (50/100 butterfly), who won their events. Photos by Justin Lafferty

Wolverine takes recruitment in stride by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer After a standout performance at a Nike basketball camp in Minneapolis, Deer Valley’s Marcus Lee is becoming quite popular among college recruiters. According to college sports website Rivals.com, Lee is a four-star forward with a bevy of scholarship offers. After his performance at the Nike EYBL camp – a showcase for prospects – NCAA bluebloods Duke, Kansas and Indiana have invited Lee to play basketball for their schools.

The 6-foot, 8-inch junior has also received offers from California, Kansas State, North Carolina State, St. Mary’s, Virginia Commonwealth and San Diego State – all of whom made it to the NCAA Tournament in March. Additionally, ESPN.com shows that Lee has received scholarship offers from Florida and Missouri. But despite the attention, Lee has kept himself grounded. “It’s motivating,” Lee said. “Most people see it and think, ‘Oh, he’ll stop working,’ but I see that as it’s time for me to get better.”

Lee, who is currently a middle blocker for the Wolverines’ volleyball team, who averaged 13.9 points, 13.9 rebounds and 9.1 blocks per game this basketball season. These numbers earned him the co-MVP title of the Bay Valley Athletic League, an honor shared with teammate Kendall Smith. Lee said he’s not really leaning one way or the other and is just doing the research before making any kind of decision. “I’m just looking at my options,” Lee said. Prior to the basketball season, Lee

said that Stanford and VCU were recruiting him the hardest. Lee isn’t the only local athlete attracting national attention. Freedom safety/ receiver Darrell Daniels earned a spot on ESPN’s Top 150 recruits list as the thirdbest prospect in the state and 52nd best overall. Rivals.com claims that Arkansas, Auburn, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon St. and UCLA have all offered the reigning league football MVP a scholarship. Pac-12 power USC has also been in close contact with Daniels.


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Jack Ferrill presents judo promotions to Mike Schubert and his son Arron.

Judo duo keeps the faith A superficial glance suggests that longtime LUHSD instructor Jack Ferrill and veteran Pittsburg police officer Mike Schubert haven’t much in common. But what they have in common is literally striking: martial arts. Ferrill and Schubert met at Liberty High School in 1980 as teachers of judo P.E. classes. Schubert followed in Ferrill’s foot sweeps by taking his turn on the U.S. Marine Corps judo team. Both men studied judo under the late Masao Duke Yoshimurra (Eighth Degree Black Belt) and have received instruction from Black Belt Magazine’s judoka instructor of the year Hayward Nishioka (Seventh Degree Black Belt). And both are longtime members of the Stockton Judo Club, where Ferrill serves as sensei and Schubert as sempi

(senior student). Ferrill, who holds a Sixth Degree Black Belt in the martial art, recently promoted Schubert to Godan (Fifth Degree Black Belt) on the mats where they first met at Liberty more than 30 years ago. “It’s not only a pleasure to have been promoted to this rank, but a real honor and privilege to have received it from a longtime and highly cherished teacher, respected fellow Marine and truly appreciated family friend,” Schubert said. “I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.” It appears the tradition will continue. Schubert’s 14-year-old son, Arron, also practices judo under the direction of Sensei Ferrill and was promoted to gokyu, or Green Belt.

Oakley Youth Wrestling Club members who participated at the Reno Worlds event, in the front row from left, are Adrian Solano and Dakota Unpincgo; back row: Oscar Aranda, Diego Solano, David Aranda and Tyler Bennett. Not pictured is Alex Bazan. Photo courtesy of Oscar Aranda

Young grapplers roll in Reno Some of Oakley’s Falcon Youth Wrestling Club team members sprawled into action recently at the  Reno  Worlds  wrestling tournament. The event attracted more than 2,800 wrestlers from around the nation and more than 10,000 spectators for fierce, fourday weekend competition. David Aranda, who attends Adams Middle School, wrestled in the 12U heavyweight division. Aranda began his weekend with a first-round victory that advanced him to a second-round faceoff against Cameron Sweet from Oregon, whom Aranda beat in a 2-0 decision. The Oakley wrestler lost by a fall in the semifinals to Jose Candelas from Oregon, but rebounded in the next round by

beating last year’s Reno World Champion, Junior Cortez from Washington State, in a 3-0 decision. Cameron Sweet from Oregon worked his way back through the consolation bracket, winning two matches of his own for a chance to wrestle Aranda for third place. Aranda defeated Sweet in a 9-0 decision. Aranda’s final match pitted him against Oregon’s Osiris Tapia, who outweighed Aranda by 65 pounds. The nail-biting clash began with a 2-0 start for Osiris in the first round. In the second round, Aranda pulled off a win by pinning Osiris to claim second place. – Contributed by Oscar Aranda

“Show me the money!” - A notorious saying in some circles, but always referenced back to the 1996 Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr., film, Jerry Mcguire. In the film it was said first by Cuba Gooding Jr. while he made the most important financial decision of his family’s life. For anyone being foreclosed, or being threatened with foreclosure, here in California, “Show me the note!” is the battle cry for fighting the foreclosure. On two recent occasions in California restraining orders have been in place to stop foreclosure proceedings because the lender(s) were not to the provide the bankruptcy courts the documentation needed to prove they truly owned the note – therefore they could not prove they had the right to foreclose on the property in question. With the very recently released Office of Thrift Supervision study, announced by managing director Grovetta Gardineer, providing evidence that 55% of all “modified loans” redefault within the first six months, it’s truly relevant to begin discussions on alternative ways of saving your home. Since California permits foreclosure proceedings to begin without the homeowner represented by legal counsel, for anyone in foreclosure, or threatened with foreclosure, it’s come to a point where hiring, or at least looking into, legal counsel should be a serious thought. Instead of paying for a loan modification that promises no finish line, or exact results, why not at the very least investigate the idea of a real estate attorney, or a bankruptcy attorney to save your home? Quoting from yet another film, this time the 1972 classic, The Godfather, “every great wealth comes from a great crime.” The very same lenders, brokerages, and trading firms that made hundreds of

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millions (in some cases, billions) from the housing boom, are also the same sloppy companies that apparently did not pay enough attention to the details – such as the needed documentation to confirm ownership of many mortgage notes. With over $810 billion in mortgages converted into securities and made available for trading in 2006 it is not becoming apparent in the courts that not every lender executed the proper paperwork to transfer some of those mortgages to the investors who thought they bought them, and so now those investors are being told by the courts they cannot foreclose on those loans! Simply stated, if the party trying to foreclose can’t provide proof they own the note on your home, how can they possibly call said note due and retain ownership of the collateral, thus foreclosing on your family? In court, by law, if they lender cannot provide the needed documentation - the original note – within 5 years of it being requested (5 years is the statute of limitation for these cases) than the homeowner is free of any obligation on the mortgage. As former federal bankruptcy Judge Glen Ayers stated, banks looking to reap the benefit of the note “may not be able to show the judge they have the right to foreclose.” More and more Judges nationwide are taking a page out of Johnny Depp’s book while they tell lender’s to “forget about it” just as he did in the 1997 film, Donnie Brasco! Regardless of how this topic affects you directly, it’s truly important that you’re informed and aware of the conversations taking place around you. As always, I welcome all questions and or concerns pertaining to real estate lending on my cell phone, 925-726-1444, or via email, tfreymortgages@yahoo.com. – Advertisement


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Delta Dawgs seek funds and players The Delta Dawgs Baseball Club hosts a Texas hold ’em poker tournament to raise funds for its 8U-14U boys on Saturday, May 12 at Shadow Lakes Golf Club in Brentwood. A $60 donation covers the initial buyin and dinner.  For more information, visit www.ddbaseball.com/events. The Dawgs are also seeking players for its 8U team to compete at the Northern Regional Championships at Big League Dreams in Manteca this summer. For more information, visit www.ddbaseball.com/tryouts.

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Youth from page 20A mad will continue to represent East County at the North Coast Section tournament, Friday and Saturday at James Logan High in Union City. “If we had to lose it to somebody, I could accept losing to Trevor,” Deer Valley head coach Brian Richardson said. “These guys all train together and all hang out together, so it’s like one big family.” Freedom’s Justin Monge won a hardfought battle against his rival, Antioch’s Najib, to claim third place in the singles bracket. Liberty’s top three singles athletes, Noah Wang, Jordan Tickner and Hank Tien, each performed well, but lost in the second round. Worku Ousman and Adam Tamura of Heritage also put forth solid efforts.

In addition to Ahmad’s placement in the singles final, the Wolverines were well represented throughout the tournament in the doubles bracket. By the time the tourney wound down to its semifinal round, three of the four teams all hailed from Deer Valley. Deer Valley’s No. 1 duo of Jeremy Rotman and Michael Djaja ran the table to eventually face teammates Cameron Yee and Jeremy Gonzalez in the title round. Rotman and Djaja defeated Yee and Gonzalez 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to earn the title and continue their undefeated streak. Ron De Leon and Diyar Aniwar of Deer Valley claimed third place with a victory over Heritage duo Josiah Younger and Adam Nielson.

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the standard scoring, which allows each team to drop its lowest score. Had the teams fielded all six scores, the Lions would have won. Heritage’s best players that day weren’t their normal top guns, but junior Justin Barnes (76) and sophomore Ryan Volta (80). Going into the event, Volta was the team’s No. 4 player, and Barnes No. 5. According to Barnes, head coach Mark Tinder’s advice is what inspired him to go low. “I was just playing,” Barnes said. “My coach told me not to think when I play, and that’s what I did. I just didn’t think. My short game was saving me. I wasn’t making the long putts that I needed, but I did make the short par putts.” The next step for Heritage is the NCS Qualifier on Monday in Monarch Bay as the Patriots attempt to join Deer Valley at the Tournament of Champions. The Lions, their sights set on an at-large bid, is the only other BVAL team with a chance of qualifying. If Liberty doesn’t qualify as a team, Lions Connor Vis and Jake Hernandez will move on as individuals. Joining them will be Antioch’s Brandon Lee, who shot an 81 at the Roddy Ranch event. If Liberty does earn the at-large bid, Pittsburg’s Dan Colin and Kevin Labao will advance to the NCS Qualifier as individuals. Hot on the heels of Deer Valley, Heritage and Liberty was Pittsburg, which placed fourth with a score of 488, followed by Antioch at 495. Freedom rounded out the tournament with a 520. Following the NCS qualifier, the qualifying teams and players will join Deer Valley at the Tournament of Champions at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. A total of 20 teams will participate in that event, but only three will advance to the Nor Cal Championship the following week. Wolverines head coach Brian Kofford has a pretty good idea of what it will take to be one of those top three teams. “You need everybody in the 70s,” Kofford said. “Today, we shot a 384, which is a good round, but we had to take an 87. Anytime you have to take an 87 or really anything over 80, you don’t have a chance. If everybody is in the 70s, you have a chance. You’ve got to break the 380 barrier.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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“We taught them a lot about doubles and they were able to perform it and run plays, and it really showed in their performances,” Richardson said. “I’ve seen a tremendous amount of growth from my No. 1 doubles team, and today it showed how much they’ve grown.” Though the Wolverines dominated the doubles bracket, other schools also made good showings. Heritage’s Mark Moody and Tyler Fridel earned a victory before losing to teammates Younger and Nielson. Liberty’s Cody Marlin and Nick Fallon, as well as Antioch’s top duo of Thai Luu and Johnny Web, put for solid efforts. To see a photo gallery, visit www. facebook.com/thepress.net To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Letters from page 19A per year in property taxes after assessments. Why can’t we just levy a small increase in the sales tax of maybe a half percent and let everyone pay their share as well. It’s time for the hardworking people who play by the rules to say no more taxes. That is true fairness in the American tradition. Scott Sims Brentwood

Vote no on Measure S Editor: Imagine what would happen if you walked into your boss’s office and told him that you’re planning to retire at age 50, and you want an annual pension at nearly full salary for the rest of your life – perhaps another 30 or more years – while you lounge around at home or perhaps get another job. He would probably laugh you out of his office. And your boss would be right. But that’s exactly the situation in the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, which wants to raise your taxes by $2,200 over the next 10 years (the $197 tax could increase as much as 3 percent annually with inflation). It might be worth it if all of that money actually provided more fire protection. But a good chunk of it will go to retirees who can quit at 50 with nearly full pay – none of whom will show up if your house is on fire. Retirement costs are currently $2.5 million, a 26-percent increase from last

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 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 15, 2012, hold a public hearing to consider the following: A conditional use permit (CUP 12-005) to establish a religious assembly use within an existing 9,900 square foot commercial building located at 6830 Lone Tree Way (APN 019-010-064). Applicant: Power for Living Ministries Said hearing will be held at the City Council Chambers, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, California. Further information may be obtained from Associate Planner Debbie Hill [(925) 516-5135 or dhill@brentwoodca. gov] in the Community Development Department of the City of Brentwood, 150 City Park Way, 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.

LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-486877-AL Order No.: 1046097 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/27/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to

year. They will rise another 30 percent in the next three years to $3.2 million. At that point a quarter of the budget will go just for retirement expenses. The district had a $21.2 million unfunded liability as of the end of 2010, fourth highest out of 15 special districts in the county. Retirement expenses are so high because the district’s pensions are significantly greater in many cases than the earnings of taxpayers. It’s calculated based on 3 percent of salary for each year worked. That equates to 90 percent of earnings for someone who started at 20 and retired at 50. And that works out to a nice pension indeed. The average firefighter earns about $73,000 in base salary, overtime and other earnings. However, there aren’t that many firefighters in this top-heavy district, just 12. There are 15 fire engineers, who average about $91,000 in total earnings. And there are 16 fire captains, who average $87,000. At the very top are the three battalion chiefs, who average $115,000, and the chief, who enjoys $138,000. As a result, a firefighter who puts in 30 years and retires at age 50 might receive $65,000 every year for the rest of his life. A retired fire engineer might get $82,000 annually, a retired fire captain might receive $78,000/year, a battalion chief might retire on $103,000 per year and the retired chief would have to get by on $124,000 each year for the rest of his retirement. Retiree medical benefits are an added bonus. With these generous benefits, is it any wonder that, despite this tax hike bringing in an extra $100 million to the

district in the next 10 years, the budget is projected to once again be operating at a deficit in just four years? In 2016 the district will be spending $400,000 more than it’s taking in. The fiscal hemorrhaging will continue every year after that, accumulating $2.5 million in deficit spending by the time the tax hike expires in 10 years. Any guess on whether they’ll be asking for an even larger tax hike at that point? The district doesn’t have a revenue problem – it has a spending problem. Raising the retirement age, adjusting the top-heavy staffing and reducing or eliminating overtime could save the district millions of dollars each year. That money could be used to hire more full-time and paid-on-call firefighters and volunteers. With gas and food prices skyrocketing, with most taxpayer salaries stagnant and many businesses struggling, this is the wrong time to suck $2,200 out of our wallets and $100 million out of the local economy for a mismanaged government district. Dave Roberts Oakley

Near-miss negligence Editor: Had an experience today I would like to share with your readers. On Monday afternoon, at approximately 5:30 p.m., it was 80+ degrees in Discovery Bay. I was walking my dog at the time – it was hot and windy. While doing a circuit around the marina, I could hear dogs barking from a car. Upon closer inspection, I discovered

two enormous German shepherds in crates no bigger than the dogs in the back of an SUV. The windows were open about four inches and the hatch was open. The dogs had no water in their cages and were barking furiously. After checking around to find the owners, I walked back out to find the owner and his companion standing by the car. I exclaimed, “oh, there you are – I imagine you have not left them in their long” to which he replied, “Oh, only a few hours; they are fine.” I mentioned the fact that it was hot and they had no water – and that he should not be a dog owner if he thought that it was OK to leave dogs in a car on a hot day like that. He stared at me openmouthed, shook his head and said, “You are out of it.” I replied, “I believe the general consensus would be that you are out of it – and I am trying to be nice and not use foul language.” I walked away leaving them dumbstruck, wanting to bite their collective heads off. I was so shaken I was almost in tears. Needless to say, do people constantly have to be reminded that leaving pets (or kids, for that matter) in a car on even a warm day can be deadly? How many articles do we have to read in the news about a pet or a child dying due to pet owner or parent negligence? The days are getting longer and hotter. Please, folks, leave your pets at home when you can. This could have ended up a disaster. Teri Sandholdt Discovery Bay

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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): RORY A. CANNON AND DIANA L. CANNON, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 7/10/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0197877-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/18/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $424,546.31 The purported property address is: 5174 CLAREMONT LANE, OAKLEY, CA 94561-3324 Assessor’s Parcel No. 037-390- 068 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires

that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11486877-AL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill

the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11-486877- AL IDSPub #0025707 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, & May 11, 2012.

be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 800280-2832 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 489667AL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue

San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://www. qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11489667- AL IDSPub #0026595 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 5/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 2012.

Publish dates: April 13, 20, 27, and May 4, 2012.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-489667-AL Order No.: 1057308 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): LARRY K MEREDITH AND BONNIE L MEREDITH HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 2/28/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0061011-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 6/4/2012 at 9:00 AM PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520, in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $343,865.03 The purported property address is: 4755 LA VISTA DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA 94561-4162 Assessor’s Parcel No. 041-250-025 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person(s) has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name Michele’s Fleur de Sel Chocolates at 14870 California 4, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in Contra Costa County on 12/29/2010 under file number 2010 0008685-00. (*) 1. Michele M. Baca, 5640 Beaver Lane, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business was conducted by: an individual. Signature: Michele M. Baca. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County, S. L. Weir on APR 04, 2012 by Deputy. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002333-00 The name of the business (es): JOE P TRUCKING Located at: 1875 Payne Ave. In: Brentwood, CA 94513, Mailing: P.O. Box 471, Brentwood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Joe Placencia Jr., 1875 Payne Ave., 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 4-3-12. Signature of registrant: Joe Placencia Jr. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 03, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/3/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: TARA MARTINEZ, In Pro Per SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: TARA MARTINEZ FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0459 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Tara Martinez filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Tara Martinez to Proposed Name: Tara Hoey. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/1/12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 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: 3/29/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002444-00 The name of the business (es): 1. Brake Stop Auto Services 2.Brentwood Motor Sports Located at: 8111 Brentwood Blvd In: Brentwood, Ca 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Caw Investment Inc. 8111 Brentwood Blvd. 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 1/25/2012. Signature of registrant: Carl Watkins CEO. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: 4/9/2012 by Deputy Elizabeth Gutierrez Expires 4/9/17 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2012


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Style comes to town at Streets of Brentwood RUTH ROBERTS

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et’s face it: when it comes to fashion we can all use a little help. It’s a designer jungle out there,

crowded with fabrics, colors and couture considerations. No wonder we feel like refugees from a segment of “What Not To Wear.” After all, who but a Kardashian truly knows what garment goes under that sheer blouse, which direction the stripes should run for the most flattering look and when to hoist on the pantyhose or go bare-legged? “It doesn’t need to be complicated,” said Crystal Fambrini, style specialist for The Streets of Brentwood. “The whole idea is for fashion to be fun and to make you feel good.” Fambrini’s theory proved true last weekend during The Streets spring fashion show. The event arrived in time for some pre-Mother’s Day shopping and featured the latest looks, styles and ensembles from more than a dozen of the center’s anchor stores, including Chico’s, Sunglasses Hut and REI. With the help of local models – moms, teens and grandmas – Fambrini showed that with a little confidence and a healthy dose of attitude, everyone can look – and more importantly, feel – like a true fashionista. “I like the creativity of fashion and I love seeing a woman’s confidence soar when she feels good in an outfit,” said Fambrini. “It’s very inspiring.” While Fambrini believes fashion is about free expression and self-confidence, a few rules apply to selecting outfits and accessories. “People do judge you by what you’re wearing,” said Fambrini, who added that the list of fashion “don’ts” include tennis shoes (“unless you’re going running”) and flip-flops (“for the beach – not shopping or work”). Other style no-nos include sports bras, shaved eyebrows

(“yes, people actually do that”) and clothes that are too big or too small. The rule of thumb is to keep it comfortable and create a look that makes you feel pretty and confident. Vibrant reds, oranges and yellows are in this season, as are stripes, florals and bright lips. Must-haves this spring and summer also include a long day dress (“they look good on everyone”), brightly colored jackets and cardigans, and a pair of espadrilles (“everyone should have a really amazing pair”). Jeans are a standard for any wardrobe, but should be updated every few years. And as for the undergarments: in a word, it’s Spanx. “Spanx is critical,” laughed Fambrini. Shoppers can assume the Walnut Creek native knows what she’s talking about. For the past few years the 31-year-old has been making a name for herself in the world of communications, starting with a mentorship under the late Peter Jennings, an ongoing stint on Al Gore’s “Current TV” as a reporter and producer, and most recently as a host and lifestyle reporter whose coverage has included the Cannes and Sundance film festivals, and the Oscars. She has styled such megastars as Justin Timberlake and rubbed elbows with Brad and Angelina. “Yes, she is that gorgeous in person,” she said. “She’s absolutely stunning. So is he.” But when it comes to mere mortals, see Style page 13B

Dresses and accessories from Glamora by Sadia are modeled at the recent Summer Fashions at The Streets fashion show at the Streets of Brentwood. Photo by Kevin Bartram


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hildren grow out of clothes fast, and keeping up can become a financial nightmare. Natasha Bow, right, looks on as Tummies to Tots employees Alysha Sanders and Courtney Quinn look over the items she has brought in to sell.

And what’s a mother to do with all the

perfectly good garments her children wore only twice before they no longer fit? Tummies to Tots, a boutique-like consignment shop in Brentwood, offers solutions to both problems. “We’re looking for nice items,” said owner David Mengel. “We want to have thrift shop prices with boutique quality.” Tummies to Tots takes clothes, toys, books, furniture and other items for children on consignment, sells them at low prices and returns a percentage of the transaction to the seller. This makes it easy for parents to recoup their losses from seldom-used items, and by selling items on consignment and using the store credit to buy the next size up, parents can save thousands of dollars. Tummies to Tots originally focused on items for infants and kids up to 5, but recently widened its scope. “To Tweens” offers clothes, video games and sporting gear for kids 5 to 12, making it easy and affordable to keep active kids in style. Brand names such as Levi’s and Justice sell right alongside clothes for everyday use. Since Mengel and his fiancée, Amanda Betorina,

ON THE COVER: Amanda Betorina, co-owner of Tummies to Tots consignment store, watches a young client enjoy himself as his mother shops nearby.

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are expecting a baby boy this week and are are raising Amanda’s two children from a previous marriage, they’re acutely aware of the need for quality children’s items at low prices. Pants at Tummies to Tots sell for an average of $4-6, and shirts usually go at around $3-5. “We try in theory to price it at 50 percent of retail,” said Mengel. The dollar rack of toddlers’ clothes has prov-

en highly popular with parents, as has the wide selection of baby furniture, maternity clothes and even handmade bows, burp cloths and other items from local craftspeople. The store offers “everything, from the time you find out you’re pregnant, through middle school,” said Betorina. see Consignment page 10B

You choose food just for kids. Shouldn’t you choose a hospital just for kids? Ask your pediatrician to help you connect with a subspecialist at Children’s Hospital.

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Muir birthing center puts focus on family RUTH ROBERTS

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nearly 3,000 satisfied customers can back it up. “My experience there was amazing,” said Elizabeth Schwartz of Brentwood, who gave birth to her son Ryder at the center. “It was very Zen-like and serene. The staff was so sensitive and professional. We loved it.” April marked the one-year anniversary of the family birth center, a state-of-theart facility that combines cutting-edge medical care and technology with the welcoming, calming and cozy comforts of home. Located at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, the birthing center accommodates residents throughout Contra Costa County and offers families the luxury of laboring and delivering in the same room. All the accompanying services are located on the same floor. The result, officials hope, is a more complete and satisfying experience. “We understand that every birth experience is unique, so we work very hard to meet the needs of each family and

focus on the family-centered care,” said Pavna Sloan, nurse manager for the family birth center. “We support the dads and significant others and get them as involved as we can. We tell them that mom has been carrying baby for nine months and now it’s their turn. We show them how to hold, wrap and change the baby.” Each patient at the center receives a private room complete with a flat-screen TV, audio system and hide-a-bed couch for family members staying the night. Rooms also boast spacious balconies, natural lighting and beautiful wooden basinets for when baby arrives. “People often ask if they can buy the bassinets to take home with them,” laughed Sloan. “They aren’t for sale. But mostly what I hear from people is what a wonderful experience they had and how amazing the nurses were.” And for East County residents such as Schwartz, the John Muir Medical Center offices in Brentwood offer all the prenatal, post-partum, pediatric and followup services necessary for families, making the Walnut Creek hospital necessary only for the delivery. But the connection isn’t lost once the baby is delivered. A free ongoing support group called Muir Mommies offers weekly discussion meetings on a variety of topics

At the John Muir Family Birthing Center, moms can labor and deliver in the same room in a peaceful setting.

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important to moms and their babies. “I really love this group,” said Schwartz, who has attended since her son was born. “Every week there’s a new topic, and it’s been a major support for me. The moms I started out with have become really close friends and now we not only see each other at the meetings but we get together for girls nights and things, too. It’s been wonderful.”

And that, agrees Sloan, is what makes the Muir programs so effective. “We really support the whole family, and it doesn’t end after they’re discharged,” she said. “We hopefully create connections that last a lifetime.” For more information on the Family Birthing Center or to make an appointment to tour the facility, visit www.johnmuirhealth.com or call 925-941-7900.

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Stay-at-home parents versus working parents For its 2012 Mother’s Day Index, Insure.com took an informal look at the work mothers perform and how much a family would pay to hire others to take on Mom’s duties around the house. The review of wage data found that an assortment of common tasks is worth $60,182; last year’s Mother’s Day Index found those same tasks to be worth $61,436. That’s a drop of $1,254 (about 2 percent), but still much more than most families could afford to pay. It’s also a reminder of why mothers need adequate life insurance. Based on comparable BLS data on Mom’s duties back in 2003, she earned about $51,812 for the same tasks. However, factoring in inflation, that’s the equivalent of about $64,593 in 2012 dollars.

She’s irreplaceable In addition to the loss of her services at home, many families would lose an important source of income were Mom no longer around. Although a gender gap still exists regarding pay, it’s narrowing. In 2007, about 22 percent of wives out-earned their husbands, compared with only 4 percent in 1970. Although Dad often earns more than Mom, there’s no doubt about who’s more valuable at home. Insure.com’s 2011 Father’s Day Index found that it would cost only $20,415 to hire someone to take over Dad’s duties, roughly one-third the cost of replacing Mom. According to Jamie O’Boyle, a senior analyst for the Center for Cultural Studies & Analysis in Philadelphia, fathers aren’t nearly as important to families as mothers. In recognition of this, men typically concede most major family decisions to their wives.

No matter how much you pay her, motherhood is a tough job. “Moms are taxi drivers, and that is a huge responsibility,” said psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo, author of “A Happy You,” which examines how to find true happiness. “Kids are in so

Like many professions during the current recession, motherhood has taken a pay cut. many more activities now, and they need to be driven around. That is a big-time commitment. If you have more than one child, scheduling can be complex and extremely stressful.”

Most women are unable to meet their own expectations, said Amy McCready, a mom and the author of the parenting book “If I Have To Tell You One More Time …” “They just carry a tremendous amount of guilt,” McCready said. “We all need to just lower our standards a little bit. Perhaps I’m not making homemade cupcakes for the school party, but I can buy a dozen cupcakes, and that’s just fine.” – Contributed by Emmet Pierce, Insure.com, via money.msn.com


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Consignment from page 4B The toys have proven enormously popular with young shoppers. “This is the best toy store in town,â€? said Mengel. “Everything is out of the box.â€? Children are encouraged to play with the toys while their parents shop, and the store also provides a room with a crib, glider chair and baby monitor for sleeping babies or nursing mothers. Wood oors, a clean setup, and Scentsy air fresheners make for a pleasant shopping experience for all members of the family. The store’s convenient location, just a few doors from men’s and women’s consignment stores and a yogurt shop, has

also made a signiďŹ cant impact. “It’s bringing in a lot of out of town trafďŹ c,â€? said Mengel. “I love it,â€? said Jeannine, a mother who comes into the store on a regular basis. “Clothing for children right now is out-of-control expensive, so it’s nice.â€? As a sustainable, affordable and convenient way to sell outgrown items and buy newer ones, Tummies to Tots (to Tweens) generates enthusiasm among all ages. Tummies to Tots, located at 3860 Balfour Road, Suite A in Brentwood, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 925-5136556 or visit www.tummiestototsconsignmentshop.com. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Congratulations! You’re having a baby. One of your first tasks as a mother is to pick the right name for your future offspring. If you don’t have any ideas yet, this app offers thousands of names and descriptions of their origins. When you find a name you like, add it to your favorites for easy access. Free for Android and iPhone.

What To Expect Pregnancy It’s never too early to start being a Super Mom. The What To Expect app helps you track your little ones as they grow in the womb. You can learn about the baby’s development on a daily and weekly basis. The app also offers tips about exercise and diet to ensure your baby becomes a healthy

Just because your baby can’t talk doesn’t mean you can’t communicate. Baby sign language is a fairly new concept in the evolution of parenting, but with Baby Sign ASL, you can learn basic signs, such as “hungry” and “tired.” This app helps bridge the communication gap until your little one becomes a chatterbox. $4.99 for iPhone.

Dr. Mom: Treatment Guide Whether you’re a new mom or a veteran, when your children hurt, you want to do everything in your power to help them heal. The Dr. Mom app helps you analyze symptoms to see if something is a growing pain or a red flag. The app suggests treatments and lets you know when you should consult a doctor. Free for Android. see Moble page 15B

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Above, models await their turn backstage at the recent Summer Fashions at The Streets fashion show at the Streets of Brentwood. Right, clothing from REI can be both stylish and functional, and there’s something for the whole family.

Style from page 3B fashion can still be glamorous. But before the shopping begins, Fambrini suggests taking a good, long look at what’s already hanging in your closet. “Always go through your things before shopping,” she said. “And if you haven’t worn it in a year or

longer, get rid of it. It’s a good way to clean out your closet and it makes room for all the new things.” For more fashion tips, follow Fambrini online at www.shopstreetsofbrentwood.com and click on Style Tips. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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he days of shoeboxes full of photos are gone. Instead, the increasingly popular art

of scrapbooking has been sweeping through picture collections and revolutionizing the art of preserving memories. While many moms do their scrapbooking at home, Patti Snyder and Diana Daijogo of Brentwood use their store, Art Inspired Studios, to turn scrapbooking into a community activity. Photo by Amy Claire

As friends who met through the Brentwood Moms Club, Snyder and Daijogo opened Art Inspired Studios in June of 2010. Both had creative backgrounds as scrapbook enthusiasts, and the two women relish the opportunity to help fellow artists archive their cherished memories. The store offers regular classes on a variety of topics, including layout, cardmaking, scrapbooking techniques, and basic introductory classes for beginners. Class fees, which include materials, range from $12 to $45. The store also offers mixed media art classes

An array of beautifully designed scrapbook pages and decorations adorn the front table at Art Inspired Studios. – at which participants can learn to make journals and home décor – plus kids camps during school breaks and summer. For social scrapbookers, Friday nights serve as “crop nights.” From 5 to 11 p.m., artists of all media are invited to bring in their current projects or scrapbook pages and enjoy each other’s company and inspiration. “It’s crafting in general,” said Snyder. “They bring in their stuff and do whatever they

True Beauty Brows & Skin Care Allison Boen 3850 Balfour Road, Suite 208 Brentwood (925) 216-3961  www.truebeautyskincare.net Allison Boen, licensed esthetician of 10 years, has just opened True Beauty Brows & Skin Care in the Salon Suites of Brentwood. She offers precision brow shaping, facials and waxing services at her new salon. Allison mastered the art of brow perfection working for Anastasia Beverly Hills at Nordstrom Walnut Creek. Not your average brow wax, the True Beauty Signature Brow includes a brow consultation prior to hair removal as well as a personalized brow makeup lesson. Allison measures your face and analyzes your features to ensure that your brows are the most flattering shape for you.

Allison also has a true passion for skin care. She decided to go to esthetician school in 2002, after graduating from CSUEB. She worked locally at The Oasis Day Spa from 2003 to 2011. “I truly love what I do and can’t imagine doing anything else,” Allison exclaims. “Most of my clients are busy moms or professionals trying to juggle it all,” Allison adds “They need some time to unwind and be the center of attention. Every woman needs to feel like a True Beauty!” View an entire list of Allison’s services or book your appointment online today.

want to work on.” Crop nights encourage artists to get out of the house, glean ideas and make new friends. When no classes or events are being held, the studio workshop room is available for any craftsperson to use. The store provides a wide range of crafts supplies, including paints, ribbon by the yard, flowers, stamps, pattern paper, canvases, and of course, scrapbooks. Snyder and Daijogo have carved out a special area

of the store for the demo bar, at which they teach patrons how to use unfamiliar products and techniques. They enjoy the personal connection this provides, as well as the chance to help people with their projects. “For a lot of people,” said Snyder, “it’s not a hobby. It’s their memories they want to preserve for future generations.” Snyder believes scrapbooks needn’t feature only big events, but stories, quotes and photos of everyday life. “It’s therapeutic,” she said. “You’re doing something you’re proud of that encompasses the things you love.” Scrapbooking also needn’t be timeconsuming – something put off till there’s enough time to do it all at once. Snyder and Daijogo encourage scrapbookers to do a little bit at a time and savor the art of preserving memories while they’re fresh. “Don’t feel there’s a certain way you have to do it,” said Snyder. “Do what makes you happy.” Added Daijogo, “And don’t be afraid to start.” Art Inspired Studios, located at 3860 Balfour Road, Suite F in Brentwood, is open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Sundays. Call 925-684-7056 or visit www.artinspiredstudios.com. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Grocery Gadget Make your next trip to the grocery store a breeze with this handy app. Grocery Gadget keeps your shopping list on your phone and allows you to sync it with your significant other’s phone as well. You can also include a photo for each item to ensure your shopper brings home the right kind of crackers. $2.99 for Android; $3.99 for iPhone.

All Recipes Dinner Spinner Can’t decide on what to make for dinner? All Recipes offers a plethora of healthy meal suggestions. The app allows you to browse for new recipes or pick a favorite ingredient and find a recipe simply by shaking your smart phone for a random suggestion. Or get an idea for how to incorporate items on sale at the grocery store by scanning the marked-down item, and All Recipes will give you ideas. Free for Android and iPhone.

Momisms from page 12B mom reminds me to ‘treat others the way you want to be treated.’ And ‘if you’re thinking of doing something bad, remember: if you wouldn’t do it in front of a parent or a principal – don’t do it!’” – Savannah Hopp, 11, Oakley ♦ “My mom always says ‘be nice to your mother.’ I guess I’m mean to her. So it’s a reminder to always be nice to your mother because your mother does everything for you.” – Christopher Charter, 27, Brentwood ♦ “My mother told me that ‘education and

Sit or Squat Taking kids on the road means you’ll need to make a pit stop or two along the way. Sponsored by Charmin, this app uses a GPS function to help you locate the nearest – and cleanest – public restroom. Sit or Squat is driven by fellow moms who rate locations on accessibility and neatness. It’s especially helpful in large cities, but is gaining popularity in the suburbs. You might even make a contribution of your own by filling in the blanks of your hometown. Free for Android and iPhone.

Cozi Family Organizer Keep track of everyone’s schedule in this easy-to-use, color-coded app. Never miss another play date, dance recital or soccer game. Cozi Family Organizer stores to-do lists, grocery lists and other notes you’ll need at the touch of a button. Best of all, you can keep better track of each other by synching the calendar to everyone’s phones. Free for Android and iPhone. salvation is the key to success,’ and with them, I wouldn’t have to worry about anything.” – Lucille Killingsworth, 82, Antioch Motherhood isn’t for the weak willed, and it’s a true test of strength to endure, say, those troublesome twos or those volatile teen years. And yet our mothers wake up every day and care for us to the best of their ability, and for this feat of strength I’m truly grateful. This Mother’s Day, cut mom a little slack and heed her momisms, unbidden or otherwise. Sometimes, mothers really do know best. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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destination for a tan, but wise vacationers will resist the temptation. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 7,000 Californians will be diagnosed with melanoma this year. In observance of Melanoma Monday – May 7 – the board-certified oncologists at Epic Care, Partners in Cancer Care, are sharing life-saving tips to help prevent skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. “Melanoma, although the most severe skin cancer, can have a 97 percent survival rate if caught early enough,” said Dr. Michael Forrest, radiation oncologist at Epic Care. “It’s

tempting to soak up the sun as it warms up, but we’re asking for people to protect their skin first.” According to Forrest, three items are necessary to protect the skin from damaging UV rays. “Sunscreen is key when you’re outside,” he said. “But make sure it’s applied correctly and in adequate quantity.” His rule for sunblock: 2-30. “It takes about two tablespoons of sunblock to cover your entire body and should be applied 30 minutes before you actually go outside.” This gives the skin enough time to absorb the lotion and become effective in blocking the UV rays. Forrest also urges everyone to reapply every few hours, after drying off or excessive sweating. Hats, sun-protective clothing and sunglasses are other important items Dr. Forrest recommends to help block the sun. Wide-brimmed hats can help shield the nose, ears, shoulders and scalp from burns. “It takes only one bad sunburn in childhood to double your chances of developing melanoma later in

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about the size of a pencil eraser – about ¼ inch. Anything larger is worrisome. E is for ELEVATED: A spot that protrudes above skin level is another warning sign. It’s also important to avoid midday sun (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), sun bathing, and tanning salons. “You don’t need to avoid the sun altogether,” said Forrest. “But protect yourself with your own arsenal against skin cancer this summer. Taking these precautions will lessen your risk for all types of skin cancer, including melanoma.” – Courtesy of Epic Care, Partners in Cancer Care


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ongratulations to the following Heritage High School students named Students of the Quarter for the third academic quarter: In the front row, from left, are Margaret Winding – Science; Madeline Bustos – Career Technology; Allison Koontz – Social Studies; Ashley Schielie – Visual and Performing Arts (Visual); Laurel Jones – English; and Danielle Massie – World Languages. Middle row: Morgan Zamora – Science; Gianna Rusca – Social Studies; Esther Mou – Math; Maya Phillips – Visual and Performing Arts (Performing); Jesus Esperon – World Languages; Jessica Ann Nubla – Motivational; Nicholas Sullivan – Motivational; Larry Oshodi – Principal; Yousef Alani – Physical Education; Nikko Ramirez – Physical Education; Caitlin Kingi – Visual and Performing Arts (Visual); Natalie Lara Agraz – Science; Danielle Bradley – Visual and Performing Arts (Visual); Mikaya Sandy – Visual and Performing Arts (Visual); Jamie Baron – Social Studies; Alexandra Mace – Visual and Performing Arts (Performing); Veronica Hanel – Visual and Performing Arts (Performing); Nina Peele – Career Technology; Tiffany Zhou – World Languages; Mercedes Tawiah – English; and Thaddeus Peterson – Motivational. Back row: Jonathan Larson – English; Kordell Lacy – Career Technology; Aiden Heisler – Motivational; Christopher Maxwell – Science; Krystiyana Kabasinskas – Math; Amanda Fredrickson – Math; Fredrick Moore – Visual and Performing Arts (Performing); Travon Covington – English; Matthew Micuch – Physical Education; Jerry Milabu – Physical Education; Mohammed Rafae – Social Studies; Uzziah Sutton – World Languages; and Normal Sowell – Career Technology. Not pictured is Fernando Sanchez – Math.

Scout aids wetlands rec In an upcoming Court of Honor, Antioch resident John Pratt Peterson will mark his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout. The 18-yearold Deer Valley High senior led a team that built interpretive signs for the Dow Wetlands to help walkers, runners and cyclists navigate the area. Peterson is a member of Boy Scout Troop 28.

Celebrating families and life We all have celebration days with family and friends throughout time, but there is nothing more memorable or precious than the “day” we celebrate someone we love who has left us. Jenny Tipton-Feliciano! This day is not only for parents, spouses, children and close family members, but special memories of those we have spent time with being together. That’s truly awesome for all of us, and I know we wish it could last forever in years for them. Unfortunately, time moves on – years with our loving, protective and precious parents, spouses, children and “best” friends, as well as others in our lives who have been very special. The experiences we have gained being around these people/relatives/friends and animals will be special in more ways than we can ever imagine until we grow or meet again as time goes by. Jenny was that gift to animals. Example: We had a dog, Tibet, who came down with a rare immune disease 11 years ago.

Jenny was one of many who took special care of him. We were told that only one other dog (named “Lucky”) in Contra Costa County survived this disease and there was a possibility that he wouldn’t make it. But with Jenny by his side, plus other techs and the doctors at the emergency hospital on Monument Boulevard in Concord performing various tests, blood transfusions and other “stuff” on him, he did! Tibet passed away this last year at the age of 15½. Thanks to the dedication of Jenny, who “really” cared about our animal and followed up on Tibet coming to our home on many occasions, she’ll be missed very much. Families and “best” friends are loved and will always be with us no matter how young we are or how old we get … but also remember: “they” are special and “they” rule! Written from my heart, Gail “Pursley” Della Nina Historical Byron

Oakley hosts Cinco de Mayo observance You, Me, We Oakley! hosts the city’s ninth annual Cinco de Mayo Community Celebration on Saturday, May 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. at O’Hara Park School, 1100 O’Hara Ave. Tickets are $7 in advance and $9 at the door. Proceeds will be used for university field trips so that Oakley students can make educated decisions about their future. “This is a great opportunity for the

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002001-00 The name of the business (es): RAISAR TRUCKING Located at: 840 Fulton Way In: El Sobrante, CA 94803 Mailing: 840 Fulton Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Surinder Pal Grewal, 840 Fulton Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 3/21/12. Signature of registrant: Surinder Pal Grewal. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 21, 2012 by Deputy Myrna Barajas, Expires 3/21/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 13, 20, 27, and May 4, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002127-00 The name of the business (es): Julie and Luke Photography Located at: 2582 Stirling Court In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Julie Munana and Luke Munana, 2582 Stirling Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on March 1st, 2012. Signature of registrant: Julie Munana. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 26, 2012 by Deputy Karla Ruiz, Expires 3/26/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002448-00 The name of the business (es): Smith’s Flooring Located at: 3877 Walnut Blvd., Suite D, In: Brentwood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Timothy S Smith, 1736 Cherry Hill Drive, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/10/2009. Signature of registrant: Tim Smith. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 09, 2012 by Deputy Joseph Barton, Expires 4/9/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and May 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002200-00 The name of the business (es): Happy Hearts Child Care Located at: 404 Shakespeare Ct., In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Angie C. Elkerton, 404 Shakespeare Ct., Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Angie Elkerton. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 28, 2012 by Deputy Joseph Barton, Expires 3/28/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002890-00 The name of the business (es): Nena’s Tacos Located at: 1856 Santa Fe St. In: Oakley, CA 94561, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Rocio Parra and Victoriano R Varela, 1856 Santa Fe St., 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. Signature of registrant: Rocio Parra and Victoriano R Varela, 04/25/12. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 25, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/25/2017. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002540-00 The name of the business (es): EAST COUNTY TECHNOLOGY SERVICES Located at: 46 Clearwood Pl. In: Oakley, CA 94561, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Michael E Lenford, 46 Clearwood Pl., 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: Michael E. Lenford. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 12, 2012 by Deputy, Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/12/2017. Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002478-00 The name of the business (es): 1. Public Safety Alumni, LLC; 2. Fire Alumni; 3. Law Enforcement Alumni; 4. Emergency Medical Services Alumni; 5. Search & Rescue Alumni; 6. Military Alumni Located at: 144 Continente Ave. Suite #130 In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Public Safety Alumni LLC, 144 Continente Ave. Suite #130, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a California Limited Liability Co. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Robert P. Atlas, Managing Member. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 10, 2012 by Deputy Joseph Barton, Expires 4/10/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002315-00 The name of the business (es): WOODMILL RECYCLING COMPANY Located at: 5595 Byron Hot Springs Rd In: Byron, CA 94514, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Woodmill Recycling Company, 5595 Byron Hot Springs Rd, Byron CA 94514. This business is conducted by: a California Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 1203-07. Signature of registrant: John Milochik, President. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 03, 2012 by Deputy C. Garcia, Expires 4/3/17. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002430-00 The name of the business (es): Milpitas Yellow Pages, Milpitas Publishing Located at: 248 Oak St In: Brentwood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Milpitas Publishing Company, Inc. P.O. Box 361313, Milpitas, CA 95036. This business is conducted by: a California Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/5/12. Signature of registrant: James Chamoures, President. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 09, 2012 by Deputy Jaime Parangan, Expires 4/9/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, & 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002390-00 The name of the business (es): PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS TUTORING Located at: 2131 Bent Creek Drive In: San Ramon, CA 94582 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Paige Hendricks and David Hendricks, 2131 Bent Creek Drive, San Ramon, CA 94582. 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: Paige Hendricks. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 05, 2012 by Deputy Jaime Parangan, Expires 4/5/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002395-00 The name of the business (es): Walnut Creek Heating and Air Conditioning Located at: 524 Gloria Way In: Benicia, CA 94510, Solano County is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Donwas, Inc. 524 Gloria Way, Benicia, CA 94510. This business is conducted by: a California Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/4/12. Signature of registrant: Brian Waskow, President. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 05, 2012 by Deputy H. Franklin, Expires 4/5/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 13, 20, 27, and May 4, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002624-00 The name of the business (es): Brentwood Hydroponics & Organics, Inc. Located at: 560 Valdry Ct., Ste. B-1, In: Brenwood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Brentwood Hydroponics & Organics, Inc., 560 Valdry Ct., Ste. B-1, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a California Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/2006. Signature of registrant: Troy Jardine, President. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 17, 2012 by Deputy Karla Ruiz, Expires 4/17/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002774-00 The name of the business (es): Select Frame Located at: 1200 Chestnut Street In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Mailing: 1200 Chestnut Street, Brentwood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Frank Blach, 1200 Chestnut Street, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 9-1-07. Signature of registrant: Frank Blach. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 23, 2012 by Deputy Elizabeth Gutierrez, Expires 4/23/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002529-00 The name of the business (es): Kiki’s Cupcakery Located at: 3101 Balfour Road, Suite F, In: Brentwood, CA 94513, Mailing: 5080 Cabrillo Point, Discovery Bay, CA 94505 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Kianna Gendotti, 5080 Cabrillo Point, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Kianna Gendotti. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 12, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/12/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002396-00 The name of the business (es): CRUISES, TOURS & CONDO’S Located at: 2818 Bluebell Circle In: Antioch, CA 94531 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Orland and Cara Begley, 2818 Bluebell Circle, Antioch, CA 94531. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/1/2011. Signature of registrant: Orland Begley. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 05, 2012 by Deputy H. Franklin, Expires 4/5/2017. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002654-00 The name of the business (es): IN2THEGROOVE DJ SERVICES Located at: 2201 San Jose Dr., #I- 205, In: Antioch, CA 94509, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Elena Zendejas, 2201 San Jose Dr., #I-205, Antioch, CA 94509. 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: Elena Zendejas. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 17, 2012 by Deputy J. Odegaard, Expires 4/17/2017. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002237-00 The name of the business (es): Arend Precision Located at: 2705 Serene Court In: Brenwtood, CA 94513 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Matthew James Arend, 2705 Serene Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Matthew J. Arend. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 29, 2012 by Deputy Karla Ruiz, Expires 3/29/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 13, 20, 27, and May 4, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002525-00 The name of the business (es): Dynamic Decibels Located at: 1571 Gamay Circle In: Oakley, CA 94561 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Nathan Jackson, 1275 Central Blvd., #268, 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: Nathan Jackson. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 12, 2012 by Deputy C. Garcia, Expires 4/12/2017. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002182-00 The name of the business (es): AAA PERMA CERAM Located at: 920 Lido Circle In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Rick P. Davis, 920 Lido Circle, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 1982. Signature of registrant: Rick P Davis. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 28, 2012 by Deputy Myrna Barajas, Expires 3/28/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002095-00 The name of the business (es): Nor-Cal Overhead Located at: 2145 Elkins Way Ste E In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): William A McElmurry, 428 Iron Club 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 10/20/2003. Signature of registrant: William A McElmurry. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 26, 2012 by Deputy Karla Ruiz, Expires 3/26/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Cam Anh Thi Li SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Cam Anh Thi Li FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0592 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Cam Anh Thi Li filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Cam Anh Thi Li, AKA Cam Anh Thi Lam to Proposed Name: Tina Camanh Li. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/18/12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 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: 4/11/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002402-00 The name of the business (es): COLOR IT LOLA Located at: 625 Heather Place In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Lola Evette Alicia Hepa, 625 Heather 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 N/A. Signature of registrant: Lola Hepa. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 05, 2012 by Deputy Jaime Parangan, Expires 4/5/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002553-00 The name of the business (es): Garcia’s Mobile Tire Service Located at: 325 E. Home St. In: Oakley, CA 94561 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Christine Garcia, 325 E. Home St., 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 04/12/12. Signature of registrant: Christine Garcia. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 12, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/12/2017. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, & May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002676-00 The name of the business (es): MB PHOTOGRAPHY Located at: 180 Fahmy St. In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Melissa and Mark Buell, 180 Fahmy St., 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: Melissa Buell. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 18, 2012 by Deputy Lisa Woods, Expires 4/18/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, May 18 and May 25, 2012. NOTICE OF LIEN SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700 21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on May 11, 2012 at 12:30 P.M. Personal property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, appliances, power tools, computer and stereo equipment, golf clubs, fishing poles, aquarium, and or other general household and small business items located at: ACORN SELF STORAGE LLC, 5205 RAILROAD AVE., PITTSBURG, CA 94565 (925) 432-3200. NAME 1. Kim Simons 2. Katrina Butler 3. Courtney Triggs 4. Martin Walker 5. Kathyleen Jones Dates Published: 04/27/12 and 05/04/12 J. Michael’s Auctions, Bond # 183- 6232 (916) 776-4202 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27 and May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700-21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on the 8h day of MAY 2012, at 1:00 P.M., on the premises where said property has been stored and which are located at: Discovery Bay Storage 2400 Newport Drive 2401 Newport Drive Discovery Bay, CA. 94505 County of Contra Costa, State of California, the following: SHANNON YOUNG ADRIENNE SMITH DAVE KESLAR FRANK WYNN JOHN DEES MICHELE STABEN DAVE KESLAR STEPHEN VALLERGA THOMAS D. TONGE Property including but not limited to: mattresses, bikes, adult & children’s clothing, wall paintings, kitchen table and chairs, dremel saw and other miscellaneous tools, wooden bassinet, guitar amps, jogging stroller, fax machine, miscellaneous boxes & plastic tubs, couch, dressers, leather chair, guitar stand, roll top desk, school desk, roller skates, bottled coca cola, swim vest, Christmas dÈcor, bottled Pepsi, printers, basketball, washing machine, carpet cleaning equipment, golf clubs, tackle boxes, miscellaneous car parts, microwave, folding table, golf club cart, life jackets, fire extinguisher, ink bottles, desks, commercial shelving and slat walls, display cases, compres-

sor, office chairs, step stools, trash compactor, speakers, USA flag and stand, luggage, sleeping bag, painting pole, large overhead lamps, snow board, window blinds, statue, starter logs and oven pellets, umbrella, kids DVDs and toys, record albums, lamps, shop vacuum, yard tools, folding chair, portable radio, miscellaneous bags, lunch box, hand truck, gas cans, model air planes, chess set, propane tank and other miscellaneous household items. Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase in cash only. All purchased items sold as is. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Terms, rules and regulations are available at sale. Auctioneer- Forrest O’BrienCalifornia Bond No. 00104533207 Guy Denos California Bond No. 348933 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: April 27 and May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: F534790 CA Unit Code: F Loan No: 0080935828/ALVAREZ AP #1: 034520-048-9 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, 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: RICHARD J. ALVAREZ, LITAH D. ALVAREZ Recorded December 21, 2007 as Instr. No. 20070343966-00 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 February 2, 2012 as Instr. No. 2012-0025295 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 DECEMBER 19, 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. 6315 EVERLASTING WAY, OAKLEY, CA 94561 “(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: MAY 24, 2012, AT 1:30 P.M. *AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) MARTINEZ, CA 94553 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 $515,065.71. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 480- 5690 or (800) 8430260 ext 5690 or visit this Internet Web site: http://www.tacforeclosures.com/ sales, using the file number assigned to this case F534790 F. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verity postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall

have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: April 27, 2012 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary CINDY GASPAROVIC, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive, Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868-0000 The Beneficiary may be attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com. TAC# 956139 PUB: 05/04/12, 05/11/12, 05/18/12 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, and May 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No: L534487 CA Unit Code: L Loan No: 30310395/STADTLANDER AP #1: 068-491- 005 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, 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: RICHARD G. STADTLANDER JR, KIM M. STADTLANDER Recorded July 25, 2003 as Instr. No. 2003- 0359869-00 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 January 13, 2012 as Instr. No. 2012-9198 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 JULY 21, 2003. 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. 117 DAPHNE COURT, ANTIOCH, CA 94509 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).” Said Sale of property will be made in “as is” condition without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: MAY 10, 2012, AT 1:30 P.M. *AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) MARTINEZ, CA 94553 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 $132,211.62. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 480- 5690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690 or visit this Internet Web site: http:// www.tacforeclosures.com/sales, using the file number assigned to this case L534487 L. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verity postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If

the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: April 12, 2012 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary CRYSTAL ESPINOZA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive, Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868-0000 The Beneficiary may be attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com. TAC# 955799 PUB: 04/20/12, 04/27/12, 05/04/12 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, and May 4, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Candice Lynn Zimmerman SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Candice Lynn Zimmerman FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0486 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Candice Lynn Zimmerman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Candice Lynn Zimmerman to Proposed Name: Candice Lynn Gray. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 06-19-12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 102 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: 4/11/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Randall Griego Jr. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Randall Griego Jr. FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0518 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Randall Griego Jr. filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Randall Griego Jr. to Proposed Name: JR Gonzales. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/21/12 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: 4/17/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002671-00 The name of the business (es): AquaTech Pool Fencing; Aqua Tech Pool Safety; AquaTech Pool Systems; AquaTech Safety Fence; AquaTech Pool Service; Guardian Pool Fence of Northern California; AquaTech Spa Covers; AquaTech Pool Covers & Fencing; Safety Pool Systems; Located at: 239 Delta Rd In: Oakley, CA 94561 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Aaron Bartell, 243 Delta Rd., 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 4/18/12. Signature of registrant: Aaron Bartell. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 18, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/18/2017. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 11, and 18, 2012.


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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Peter Valdez SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Peter Anthony Valdez FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0482 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Peter Anthony Valdez filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Peter Anthony Serrano, b. Peter Anthony Serrano-Valdez, c. Peter Valdez to Proposed Name: Peter Anthony Valdez. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/5/12 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: 4/4/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S.#: 02012066 Loan#: GAA42- 0093-F APN#: 0172700239 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED AS SHOWN BELOW. 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, 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 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 the pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, express 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, if any, 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 as set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of the sale. Trustor: Secinando Gran, a single man and Aidole Alcantara, a single woman as joint tenants Duly Appointed Trustee: Guild Administration Corp., A California Corporation Trust Deed Date: April 02, 2008 Recording Date: April 10, 2008 Instrument No.: 2008- 0077302-0 Book: Page Recorded in County: Contra Costa, State of California Date and Time of Sale: May 29, 2012 at: 1:30 P.M. Place of Sale: at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court St. (Corner of Main & Court Streets) Martinez, CA Estimated Sale Amount: $296,646.87 As More Fully Described On Said Deed Of Trust. Street Address of Property (or Other Common Designation, if any): 950 Doeskin Terrace, Brentwood CA 94513 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil

Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 480-5690 or visit this Internet Web site http://www. tacforeclosures.com/sales using the file number assigned to this case 2012066. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: April 23, 2012 Guild Administration Corporation As Said Trustee 5898 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 (858) 492-5890 By: Gail Windus, Assistant Secretary TAC: 956037 PUB: 5/04 5/11 5/18/12 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, 11, and 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-487922-CT Order No.: 1050938 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/9/2005. 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): MITCHELL L. MANESS, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 11/17/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0444844-00 F_DOT_Recording_Book F_DOT_Recording_Page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/25/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $480,368.11 The purported property address is: 2830 CAMINO DIABLO, BYRON, CA 94514 Assessor’s Parcel No. 002-122-018 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 487922-CT . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies

paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11- 487922-CT IDSPub #0026586 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 5/18/2012 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-490914-LL Order No.: 110609517-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/3/2005. 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): JEFFERY A MORTON, AN UNMARRIED MAN Recorded: 11/9/2005 as Instrument No. 2005- 0434799-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/11/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $368,715.98 The purported property address is: 774 ALTESSA DRIVE, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 019-620115-6 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 490914-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or

other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11-490914- LL IDSPub #0025423 4/20/2012 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-478455-RM Order No.: 110514633-CA-GTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/17/2002. 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): DEAN S. RICHARDS AND JEANNE M. RICHARDS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 9/25/2002 as Instrument No. 2002-0342043-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/11/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $154,818.36 The purported property address is: 3029 WINDSOR DR, ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 068- 293-004-5 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 478455-RM. Information about postponements that

are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11- 478455-RM IDSPub #0025373 4/20/2012 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-485144-LL Order No.: 110569750-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/10/2005. 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): WANDA M BROOKS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 6/24/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0230109-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/11/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $211,493.56 The purported property address is: 709 PUTNAM ST, ANTIOCH, CA 94509-4848 Assessor’s Parcel No. 071-120- 033-7 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you

wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 485144-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11-485144- LL IDSPub #0025211 4/20/2012 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-485524-LL Order No.: 1038082 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/19/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): CHRISTINE MELTON, AND JERRY MELTON, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 12/30/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0499587-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/18/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $359,467.17 The purported property address is: 2652 ASILOMAR DR, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 053-131-004 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The

sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 485524-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11- 485524-LL IDSPub #0025696 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, & May 11, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Karen Anne Cardinale SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Karen Anne Cardinale FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0574 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: Gianna Antoinette Ortega to Proposed Name: Gianna Antoinette Cardinale 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/18/12 Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: 6 Room: 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 b. Gerald Anthony Ortega must be personally served with the Order to Show Cause. Date: 4/10/12 David B. Flinn, Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002472-00 The name of the business (es): GURM TRANSPORT COMPANY Located at: 4721 Country Hills Dr., In: Antioch, CA 94531, Mailing: 4721 Country Hills Dr., Antioch, CA 94531 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Fnu Inderpreet Singh and Gurpreet K. Gurm, 4721 Country Hills Dr., Antioch, CA 94531. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/10/2012. Signature of registrant: Gurpreet Kaur Gurm. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 10, 2012 by Deputy Chandra Ocasio, Expires 4/10/2017. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 11, and 18, 2012.


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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Mayra C. Gianino SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Mayra C. Gianino FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0441 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Mayra Gianino filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Zachary Antonio Vides to Proposed Name: Zachary Antonio Gianino 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 5/21/12 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 b. Notice to biological father is waived by order of the court. Date: 3/19/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, & 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-485268-AL Order No.: 1036971 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/27/2003. 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): RICK RIVERA AND DIANA RIVERA Recorded: 9/4/2003 as Instrument No. 2003-0441040-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/18/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $234,953.03 The purported property address is: 628 BURWOOD WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 068-621-021 -2 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11- 485268-AL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in

the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11- 485268-AL IDSPub #0025815 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-10-396376-VF Order No.: 615574 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/27/2006. 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. 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): ROSEMARY LOPEZ AND JOHN LOPEZ, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 1/2/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0000246-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/11/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $411,662.75 The purported property address is: 4920 PINEHAVEN WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 055-260-047 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-

573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-10- 396376-VF . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-10- 396376-VF IDSPub #0026424 4/20/2012 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 20, 27, and May 4, 2012.

where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714)730-2727 or visit the Internet Web Site WWW.LPSASAP. COM using the file number assigned to this case 1349723-10. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR SALES INFORMATION: (714)730- 2727 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION 525 EAST MAIN STREET P.O. BOX 22004 EL CAJON CA 92022-9004 Dated: April 19, 2012 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION By: Authorized Signature A-4222340 04/20/2012, 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 20, 27 and May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-10-394276-LL Order No.: 607079 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/18/2003. 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): SEANN GRAHAM AND KIMBER GALLAGHER, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 9/30/2003 as Instrument No. 2003-0488673-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/18/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $329,202.66 The purported property address is: 2332 FORTY NINER COURT, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 055-540028 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires

that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-10- 394276-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-10- 394276-LL IDSPub #0026861 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, and May 11, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Andre Dumdumaya SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Andre Dumdumaya FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0508 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Andre Dumdumaya filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Lania Aguayo to Proposed Name: Lania Dumdumaya. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/12/12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 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 b. Notice to mother named on birth certificate is waived by the court. Date: 4/9/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, and 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-492055-LL Order No.: 120002173-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/3/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust,

interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): RUTH LUCCA, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 1/17/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0014658-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/18/2012 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $339,439.64 The purported property address is: 4545 WATERFORD WAY, OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessor’s Parcel No. 035-740-008-4 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12- 492055-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12- 492055-LL IDSPub #0025731 4/27/2012 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Priscilla Martinez SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Priscilla Martinez FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0489 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Priscilla Martinez filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Jazmine MaryJane Zuniga-Martinez; and b. Luis Angelo Zuniga-Martinez changed to Proposed Names: a. Jazmine MaryJane Martinez and b. Angelo Martinez. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/4/12 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, 248 Oak Street, Brentwood, CA 94513. b. Petitioner must bring the birth certificate of each minor to the hearing. Biological father must be served with the Order to Show Cause. Date: 3/29/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, and May 18, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Andrea Ott SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Andrea Ott FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0527 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Andrea Ott filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Jared Tyler Stockton and b. Julianna Marie Stockton to Proposed Name: a. Jared Tyler Ott- Stockton and b. Julianna Marie Ott-Stockton. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/11/12 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 b. Notice must be provided to the biological father. Date: 4/4/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Kristine Katrina Giannini SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Kristine Katrina Giannini FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0617 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Kristine Katrina Giannini filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Kristine Katrina Giannini AKA Kristine Nicole Ervin to Proposed Name: Kristine Nicole Ervin. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/19/12 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: 4/17/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, and May 18, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002435-00 The name of the business (es): FQS Home Care Providers Located at: 2859 Gardenside Court In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Filomena F. Simon and Robert T. Simon, 2859 Gardenside Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 09-APR12. Signature of registrant: Filomena F. Simon and Robert T. Simon. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 09, 2012 by Deputy Jaime Parangan, Expires 4/9/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE APN: 037-500-064-3 Trustee Sale No. 1349723-10 TRA:19- 029 REF: RIGHTMIRE, LAURA UNINS Property Address: 22 VELLA CIRCLE, OAKLEY CA 94561 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED December 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 On May 10, 2012, at 10:00am, CAL- WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded December 15, 2006, as Inst. No. 2006-0399974-00, in book XX, page XX, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA executed by: LAURA RIGHTMIRE, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY AND THOMAS J. HAPIUK, AN UMARRIED MAN WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SAVINGS ASSOCIATION, OR SAVINGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 725 COURT STREET, (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET) MARTINEZ CALIFORNIA all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: COMPLETELY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 22 VELLA 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. 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: $362,405.02. 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


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No CA1100046883 Loan No 0602842762 Insurer No 0428945287703 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 08/31/2010. 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: SONJA WIDEMON, A SINGLE WOMAN Recorded 09/10/2010 as Instrument No. 20100191676-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California Date of Sale: 05/22/2012 at 10:00 A.M. Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Property Address is purported to be: 1515 RUTHERFORD LANE OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN#: 037312-010^1 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $259,195.73, 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 or visit this Internet Web site address www. lpsasap.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case file number CA1100046883. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 04/20/2012 Executive Trustee Services, LLC dba ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, CA 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714730-2727 lleanna Petersen, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER A-4230723 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, and May 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No CA1100047519 Loan No 0423402841 Insurer No 1698105601 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 03/01/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. 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: JOSE GUTIERREZ AND RUBY GUTIERREZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded 03/09/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0079662-00 in Book XX , page XX of Official Records in the office of the

Recorder of Contra Costa County, California Date of Sale: 05/21/2012 at 09:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Hilton Concord Golden Gate Ballroom, 1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA, 94520 Property Address is purported to be: 4505 TOKAY DRIVE OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN#: 035404-023-0 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $297,619.18, 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 800.280.2832 or visit this Internet Web site address www.auction.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case file number CA1100047519. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 04/16/2012 Executive Trustee Services, LLC dba ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, CA 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 800.280.2832 lleanna Petersen, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER A-FN4230210 04/20/2012, 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 11045076 Loan No: 0147311328 APN 0343900155 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED September 14, 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 May 24, 2012, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on September 22, 2005, as Instrument No. 2005036136800 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA, executed by: JEFFREY RAABE AND MARY E. RAABE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 506 BROOKS DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA 945616366 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by

contacting the county recorder- s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714.730.2727 or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com, using the file number assigned to this case 11045076. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $380,000.88 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: 4/20/2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, TRUSTEE 1920 Main Street, Suite 1120 Irvine, CA 92614 949- 252-4900 Michael Busby Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www. lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714.730.2727 A-4234495 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012, 05/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 12-00238-3 Loan No: 0114039308 APN 033- 420-0557 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED November 9, 2009. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 25, 2012, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on November 19, 2009, as Instrument No. 2009-0274911-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA, executed by: STEVE C CUNNINGHAM AND TRACI L CUNNINGHAM, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY, as Trustor, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 36 ARCHES CRT, OAKLEY, CA 94561-5241 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder- s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this in-

formation. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714.730.2727 or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-00238-3. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $244,528.01 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: May 4, 2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, TRUSTEE 135 Main Street, Suite 1900 San Francisco, CA 94105 415-247-2450 Mariah Booker Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714.730.2727 A-4237744 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012, 05/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, and May 18, 2012.

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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714)730-2727 or visit the Internet Web Site WWW.LPSASAP. COM using the file number assigned to this case 1323352-10. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR SALES INFORMATION: (714)730- 2727 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION 525 EAST MAIN STREET P.O. BOX 22004 EL CAJON CA 92022-9004 Dated: April 19, 2012 CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION By: -- Authorized Signature A-4234360 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012, 05/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: Mary 4, 11, 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-493277-LL Order No.: 120013609-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/3/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): RONNIE E CRAWFORD AND BARBARA A CRAWFORD, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 4/10/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0103410- 00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 6/4/2012 at 9:00 AM PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520, in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $443,306.30 The purported property address is: 4002 FOLSOM DRIVE, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 052-390-041-3 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale

may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 800280-2832 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12- 493277-LL . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645- 7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12- 493277-LL IDSPub #0026363 5/4/2012 5/11/2012 5/18/2012 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 745285CA Loan No. 1844649679 Title Order No. 100722886-CA-MAIYOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10-28-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-18- 2012 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-02-2006, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 2006- 0353206-00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: STEPHEN P PATTERSON AND SANDRA D. PATTERSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, QUICKEN LOANS INC., IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS., as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: LOT 54, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 8168, FILED AUGUST 3, 2000, MAP BOOK 422, PAGE 17, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS AND AS CORRECTED BY CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED OCTOBER 16, 2000, SERIES NO. 2000- 229401 AND 2000-223402, OFFICIAL RECORDS. EXCEPT THEREFROM ALL OIL, GAS, MINERALS AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS, BELOW A DEPTH OF 500 FEET, WITHOUT THE RIGHT OF

SURFACE ENTRY, AS RESERVED AND/ OR GRANTED IN THE DOCUMENT(S) RECORDED DECEMBER 10, 1986 IN BOOK 13308, PAGE(S) 220, OFFICIAL RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $716,772.88 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1517 COVENTRY DR OAKLEY, CA 94561-6331 APN Number: 034-330-0802 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 04-24-2012 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee CASEY KEALOHA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2- 4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800- 892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting. com THE FOLLOWING NOTICES APPLY TO PROPERTIES CONTAINING ONE TO FOUR SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCES ONLY. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, this information can be obtained from one of the following two companies: LPS Agency Sales & Posting at (714) 730-2727, or visit the Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com (Registration required to search for sale information) or Priority Posting & Publishing at (714) 573-1965 or visit the Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com (Click on the link for “Advanced Search” to search for sale information), using the Trustee Sale No. shown above. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. A- 4229993 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002143-00 The name of the business (es): ALL ABOUT SUCCULENTS Located at: 650 Walnut Drive In: Oakley,CA 94561 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Shanae Roberts, 650 Walnut Drive, 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 1/1/12. Signature of registrant: Shanae Roberts. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: MAR 27, 2012 by Deputy L. Barajas, Expires 3/27/2017. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002622-00 The name of the business (es): NBHA CA08 Located at: 2521 E. Cypress Rd. In: Oakley, CA 94561 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Pamela S. Boyce, 2521 E. Cypress Rd., 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: Pam Boyce. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 17, 2012 by Deputy J. Odegaard, Expires 4/17/17. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 1323352-10 APN: 034160-087-2 TRA:19-026 REF: BOMBERGER, ROBERT UNINS Property Address: 28 GROVE COURT, OAKLEY CA 94561 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED June 19, 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 May 24, 2012, at 10:00am, CAL-WESTERN RECONVEYANCE CORPORATION, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded June 22, 2007, as Inst. No. 2007-0181496-00, in book XX, page XX, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA executed by: ROBERT B. BOMBERGER, AN UNMARRIED MAN WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SAVINGS ASSOCIATION, OR SAVINGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 725 COURT STREET, (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET) MARTINEZ CALIFORNIA all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: COMPLETELY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 28 GROVE 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. 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: $455,181.30. 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


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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Renato R. Cuenco Jr. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Renato R. Cuenco Jr. FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0542 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Renato R. Cuenco Jr. filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: Renato Rivera Cuenco Jr. to Proposed Name: Renato Rivera 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/14/12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 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: 4/9/12 Judith A. Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2012.

tion regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap. com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20110015006998. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 04/09/2012 A-4223199 04/20/2012, 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20120015000479 Title Order No.: 120033462 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/18/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 09/09/2005 as Instrument No. 20050344212-00 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: GEORGE CHESNUT JR AND JODI L CHESNUT, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 05/24/2012 TIME OF SALE: 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, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4340 GOLD RUN DR, OAKLEY, CALIFORNIA 94561 APN#: 041-050-0318 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $644,845.43. 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder ‘s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap. com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20120015000479. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA

92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 04/27/2012 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 75001-9013 Telephone: (866) 795-1852 Telecopier: (972) 6617800 A- 4237296 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012, 05/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, and May 18, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jed Johnson, Marie Johnson SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jed Johnson, Marie Johnson FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0458 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Jed Johnson and Marie Johnson filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Rosalie Sarah Johnson to Proposed Name: Siena Rose Johnson. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/1/12 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.: 60 Room: 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: 3/28/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Karen Marisa Barnes SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Karen Marisa Barnes FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N12-0612 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner Karen Marisa Barnes filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Karen Marisa Barnes, b. Karen Barnes to Proposed Name: Karen Marisa Bradfield. 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. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 06/26/12 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: 4/23/12 Judith A Sanders, Pro Tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0146113 Doc ID #0008705122192005N Title Order No. 10-8-524334 Investor/Insurer No. 1699402688 APN No. 035- 405-009-8 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/27/2005. 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 DIANA G ALBRITTON AND ROBERT A ALBRITTON, MARRIED TO EACH OTHER, dated 07/27/2005 and recorded 8/15/2005, as Instrument No. 2005-0306889-00, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/21/2012 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 721 ALMOND DR, 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 $336,233.18. 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. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco. com, using the file number assigned to this case NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0146113. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. 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. A-FN4232714 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, May 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0000595 Doc ID #0001043664752005N Title Order No. 12-0001176 Investor/Insurer No. 1699536890 APN No. 041- 230-018-8 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/22/2005. 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 FIDELMAR RIVERA AND MARIA RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, dated 07/22/2005 and recorded 8/1/2005, as Instrument No. 2005- 0284853-00, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 05/21/2012 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4853 CANOPY LANE, 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 $400,974.40. 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. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco. com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0000595. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. 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. A-FN4227138 04/27/2012, 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: April 27, May 4 and May 11, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0005175 Doc ID #0001469275942005N Title Order No. 12-0010809 Investor/Insurer No. 1702735989 APN No. 037- 410-008-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/07/2006. 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 ARMANDO CORNELIUS, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 11/07/2006 and recorded 11/15/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-0366082-00, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2012 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1853 EAST SUMMERFIELD 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 $352,529.37. 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. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco. com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0005175. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914- 01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 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. A-FN4225191 05/04/2012, 05/11/2012, 05/18/2012 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, 11, 18, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Title Order No.: 5904952 Trustee Sale No.: 76838 Loan No.: 9041087693 APN: 035-374-032-7 You are in Default under a Deed of Trust dated 11/10/2004. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceedings against you, you should contact a lawyer. On 05/24/2012 at 01:30PM, FCI Lender Services, Inc. as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on Nov 19, 2004 as DOC #2004-0447254-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, executed by: Alejandro Perez, 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, 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: 4621 Burgundy 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: $254,520.20 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Date: 4/24/12 FCI Lender Services, Inc., as Trustee 8180 East Kaiser Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 U.S. Bank National Association, Customer Service Department (800) 824- 6902 or Toll Free # - 1-855- MYUSMAP (or 855-698-7627) mortgageassistancepoint@usbank.com For Trustee Sale Information log on to: www.rsvpforeclosures.com or CALL: 925-603-7342 or 877 RSVP-ADS or 877 778-7237. 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. “NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid on a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of the outstanding lien that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 925 603-7342 or 877-RSVPADS or 877 778-7237, or visit this internet Web site www.rsvpforeclosures.com, using the file number assigned to this case T.S.# 76838. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale.” (RSVP# 287677)(05/04/12, 05/11/12, 05/18/12) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, 2012.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20110015006998 Title Order No.: 110613600 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/27/1992. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 08/05/1992 as Instrument No. 92- 196222 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: CASEY SAVAGE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 05/10/2012 TIME OF SALE: 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, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1953 CHARDONNAY DRIVE, OAKLEY, CALIFORNIA 94561 APN#: 035- 464-013-8 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $69,351.35. 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder ‘s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 for informa-

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to Sections 21700-21716 of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the UCC, Section 535 of the Penal Code and the provisions of the Civil Code. The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on 05/11/12 @ 10am. Personal property including but not limited to: outdoor chairs, art work, bedroom sets, large outdoor B.B.Q Grill, re-built engine, office equipment, big screen TV, stereo equipment, rims, sofas, chairs, patio furniture, bicycles, landscape equipment, &/or other general household & small business items located at: ACORN II SELF STORAGE LLC, 6900 LONE TREE WAY, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 (925) 240-5000 Name 1. MICHAEL COLGIN 2. GENE DINSMORE 3. CHRISTINA ZARATE 4. ABEL DELGADILLO 5. GLENDA ODLE 6. RATNESH J. NARAYAN 7. COLLEEN JONELUNAS 8. ALLISON JOHN 9. JONTE CASTANEDA 10. SHAWN FULLER 11. RONDA QUICK Dates Published: 04/27/2012 and 05/04/2012 J. Michael’s Auctions, Bond #183- 62-32 (916)776-4202 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File F-0002569-00 The name of the business (es): McCord Insurance Group Located at: 14850 Highway 4, A278, In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Jennifer C. and Robert S. McCord, 3557 Keystone Loop, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Jennifer C. McCord. This statement was filed with Stephen L. Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County, on: APR 13, 2012 by Deputy H. Franklin, Expires 4/13/2017. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 2012.


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A sampling of recent law enforcement activity reported by East County police departments. BRENTWOOD April 18, 6:10 a.m. An unidentified person stole an audio system from a vehicle parked on Sycamore Avenue. April 18, 8:12 a.m. On Diamond Springs Lane, two subjects were engaged in an argument over the use of a vehicle. April 18, 10:12 a.m. Two subjects reported as runaways, who fled when located by police, were apprehended on McClarren Road and transported to Juvenile Hall. April 18, 11:45 a.m. A subject caught trespassing on a school campus on Second Street, and who returned a second time after being asked to leave, was found in possession of a methamphetamine smoking pipe and suspected methamphetamine. The subject fled from officers. April 18, 12:25 p.m. At a school on Grant Street, a subject pointed a razor blade at another subject while playing at recess. April 18, 12:58 p.m. A resident of Third Street found a scooter in his front yard. April 18, 1:46 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Second Street, a driver who rear-ended another driver fled the scene before the arrival of police. April 18, 4:15 p.m. A four-vehicle collision occurred on Balfour Road at Summerset Drive. No injuries were reported; one vehicle was towed from the scene. April 18, 4:50 p.m. An unidentified person stole prescription medication from the porch of a residence on Balfour Road. April 18, 7:10 p.m. On Timberline Trail, a subject was slapped by two female juveniles who accused him of throwing items at their cat. April 18, 7:14 p.m. On Ashford Place, a subject was reported to have arrived home under the influence of marijuana and alcohol. April 18, 8:01 p.m. A subject sent two text messages to a resident of Country Glen Drive in violation of a restraining order. April 19, 12:10 a.m. An unidentified person who opened the front door of a residence on Remington Street fled before the arrival of police. April 19, 6:04 a.m. On Cristina Way, a subject struck another several times in the head and face with a 10-pound freeweight, causing major head trauma. The assailant was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 19, 10:30 a.m. A two-vehicle rear-end collision occurred on Brentwood Boulevard. April 19, 2:03 p.m. On Guthrie Lane at Harvest Park Drive, unidentified persons jumped out of a vehicle and battered another subject. The victim sustained no serious injuries. April 19, 2:30 p.m. An unidentified person broke the rear window of a vehicle parked on Second Street. April 19, 6 p.m. On Balfour Road at Cortona Way, an unidentified person approached a subject twice and asked her if she would like a ride. April 19, 7:48 p.m. A resident of Sunbury Court found a knife in her backyard that did not belong to her. April 19, 9:10 p.m. A subject contacted at the scene of a collision on Mendota Street was found to be driving under the influence of

LOGS alcohol. He was arrested and released on a signed Promise To Appear. April 19, 11:03 p.m. On Redhaven Street, a subject who bit another subject on the arm, causing visible injury, was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 20, 1:33 a.m. On Sycamore Drive at Robin Street, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be driving under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of suspected methamphetamine. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 20, 6:11 a.m. A vehicle leaking fuel onto the roadway on Oak Street at Nebergall Court was found to have registration expired in excess of six months. April 20, 8:45 a.m. Unidentified persons stole a large amount of nail polish and liquor from a business on Second Street. April 20, 11:23 a.m. A resident of Norris Street found ammunition at her residence and turned it in for destruction at police headquarters. April 20, 11:59 a.m. On Foothill Drive at St. Andrews Drive, a driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a soundwall. April 20, 1:55 p.m. An unidentified person accessed an account of a resident of Cottonwood Common. April 20, 2:25 p.m. A vehicle parked on Charisma Way was towed and stored for registration expired in excess of six months. April 20, 3:02 p.m. A resident of Rubidoux Lane received a phone call from a subject who attempted to impersonate her grandson. April 20, 6:29 p.m. An unidentified person used the personal information of a resident of Grant Street to file a fraudulent income tax return. April 20, 11:47 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Balfour Road, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be driving on a license suspended for DUI. He was arrested and released on a Notice To Appear. April 21, 12:01 a.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Delta Road, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found to be a convicted felon and in possession of tear gas and suspected methamphetamine. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 21, 1:41 and 1:52 a.m. On Lone Tree Way at Medallion Drive and on Chestnut Street at Garin Parkway, subjects stopped for vehicle code violations were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. They were arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 21, 2:39 a.m. On Lone Tree Way at Brentwood Boulevard, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be under the influence of central nervous system stimulant. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 21, 5:43 a.m. An unidentified person vandalized a vehicle parked on Twilight Court. April 21, 6:29 a.m. Two subjects contacted on Guthrie Lane were found to be under the influence of a central nervous system stimulant. They were arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility.

A resident of Rubidoux Lane received a phone call from a subject who attempted to impersonate her grandson. April 20, 3:02 a.m. in Brentwood April 21, 7:03 a.m. An unidentified person vandalized a truck parked on Dainty Avenue. April 21, 9:24 a.m. A resident of Dainty Avenue who ran away from home was located by the Red Bluff Police Department. April 21, 11 a.m. On Lone Tree Way at Brentwood Boulevard, an unidentified driver struck another vehicle and fled the scene without providing contact information. April 21, 1:22 p.m. A subject who battered another subject on Lone Tree Way was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 21, 8:47 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard, witnesses reported that an unidentified subject in possession of a pistol threatened to shoot another subject. The suspect fled the scene before the arrival of police. April 21, 11:15 p.m. An unidentified person who entered a residence on Susan Street without permission and threatened the resident fled before the arrival of police. April 22, 12:47 a.m. A subject contacted on Indiana Avenue was found in possession of suspected methamphetamine. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 22, 4:10 a.m. On Havenwood Drive at Lee Way, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. A passenger in the vehicle, who was heavily intoxicated, delayed the officer’s investigations. Both were arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. April 22, 8:48 a.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Second Street, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be driving on a suspended license. April 22, 9:21 a.m. A subject who punched another subject on Lone Tree Way and fled the scene before the arrival of police was apprehended, arrested and released on a Promise To Appear. April 22, 10:09 a.m. An unidentified person left a business on Lone Tree Way with stolen groceries and fled the scene before the arrival of police. The groceries were recovered. To view the Brentwood Police Department’s public logs on the city’s website, visit www.ci.brentwood.ca.us/department/ pd/reports/index.cfm. ANTIOCH April 27, 12:08 a.m. The Antioch Police Department received a call from the Oakland Police Department reporting a subject who had been kidnapped and robbed in Antioch. A 45-year-old male cab driver picked up three men early Friday morning from the Pittsburg/ Bay Point BART station and drove them to an apartment complex off Delta Fair Boulevard, where the cab driver was robbed at gunpoint and ordered into the vehicle’s trunk. The men drove to Oakland and released the victim unharmed. The victim flagged down a passerby, who called Oakland police Friday at about 8 a.m. The stolen taxi was found in Oakland near 83rd Avenue unoccupied and not significantly damaged. The suspect wielding the handgun is described as a black man, 23 to 27 years old, between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall and weighing 145 to 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white lining. Another suspect is described as a black man, between 23 and 24 years old, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, weighing

170 to 180 pounds and wearing a black shirt and black jeans. The third suspect is described as a black man of unknown age, unknown height and weight, but wearing a grey hooded sweater and black jeans. Those with information pertaining to this crime should call Acting Sgt. Santiago Castillo at 925-779-6933. April 28, 6:39 p.m. An Antioch man, 41-yearold George Enriquez, invited his brother to his house on the 2300 block of Cambridge Drive on Saturday to show him a gun he recently purchased. As the two men were looking at the gun, it went off, striking Enriquez’s 36-year-old brother. Enriquez called police to report the incident. Upon arrival, law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel found the victim, who has sustained a single gunshot wound, and pronounced him dead at the scene. Enriquez was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and illegal possession of an assault weapon. He was taken to the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez and released on bail Sunday, April 29. For information on law enforcement in Antioch, visit www.ci.antioch.ca.us/citygov/police. OAKLEY April 16 – A stolen vehicle was recovered on the 4800 block of Dawson Drive. April 16 – On Carol Lane at Main Street, a subject was cited for driving without a license. April 16 – A court order violation was reported on the 100 block of Carol Lane. April 17 – A juvenile runaway was reported on the 1900 block of Babbe Street. April 18 – A vehicle accident with property damage was reported on Charles Way at Main Street. April 18 –Shoplifting was reported on the 2500 block of Main Street. April 19 – On Frank Hengel Way at O’Keefe Street, a subject was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. April 19 – A residence on the 200 block of Merlot Lane was burglarized. April 19 – Identity theft was reported on the 1100 block of Quail Valley Run. April 19 – On Main Street at Neroly Road, a subject was cited for driving on a suspended license. April 20 – On the 5500 block of Bridgehead Road, a subject was arrested for public intoxication. April 20 – A hit-and-run incident occurred on the 100 block of Coral Bell Way. April 21 – Vandalism was reported on the 4900 block of Teakwood Drive. April 21 – On Bridgehead Road at Main Street, a subject was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs. April 21 – On West Cypress Road at Empire Avenue, a vehicle was towed and the driver was cited. April 22 – An arrest warrant was served on the 100 block of Carol Lane. April 22 – On the 80 block of Souverain Court, a subject was arrested for battery. April 22 – On the 600 block of Frazier Drive, a subject was arrested for battery. April 22 – A vehicle parked on the 1800 block of Gateway Drive was stolen. April 22 – An adult was reported as missing from the 1500 block of West Cypress Road.


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CALENDAR Events Friday, May 4 Craft Project The Oakley Library, 1050 Neroly Road, hosts a paper lei craft party from 2-6 p.m. in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Make your leis at the library or pick up the supplies to take home. For more information, call 925-625-2400.

Staying Active John Muir Health presents Staying Active After 50 from 2-3 p.m. at Westmont of Brentwood, 450 John Muir Parkway. The lecture is part of John Muir’s free community health speakers series. For more information, call 925-308-8457 or e-mail elza.harais@johnmuirhealth.com.

Silent Auction Antioch Charter Academy II holds a silent auction from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Skipolini’s Pizza, 901 Fitzuren Road in Antioch. All proceeds from the fundraiser directly support technology, arts, music and science programs.

‘Seussical’ Excelsior Middle School, 14301 Byron Highway in Byron, presents “Seussical the Musical” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $6 for students and children. Additional performances are held Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. For more information, call 925-408-7915 or e-mail vpac2009@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 5 Rummage Sale Resurrection Lutheran Ministries and Wee Care Center host a rummage sale from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, 1275 Fairview Ave. in Brentwood. Items for sale include used furniture, garden tools, gently used toys, clothing, knickknacks and linens. Proceeds benefit Resurrection’s Human Care Committee, which supports residents in need.

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

Dog and Cat Adoptions Homeless Animals’ Lifeline Organization (HALO) holds dog adoptions from noon3 p.m. at Petsmart in Slatten Ranch on Lone Tree Way. For more information, visit www.eccchalo.org.

Community Cleanup The Antioch Neighborhood Cleanup Program takes on Kimball Elementary, 1310 August Way, from 9-11 a.m. Volunteers will receive instructions and equipment. The targeted areas are within walking distance.

Car Show The Liberty High School Car Club hosts a car show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Liberty High School student parking lot on Oak Street. Registration is $30. Proceeds benefit the club. To participate, call 559-977-0181.

Battle of the Bands Delta Force Rotary Club hosts Battle of the Bands, a music fundraiser for the six area high schools, at 10 a.m. at Deer Valley High School in Antioch. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 925-998-1764.

Ski Club Bay Area Water Ski Club holds its Season Opener Barbecue and Potluck from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 1215 Willow Lake Road in Discovery Bay. To attend, call 408-410-7995. For more information about the club, visit

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History Celebration

Thursday, May 10 Republican Women

The East Contra Costa Historical Society celebrates Museum Day from noon-5 p.m. at 3890 Sellers Ave. in Brentwood. The event features historical demonstrations and exhibits plus costumed docents conducting tours of the museum. For more information, call 925-513-1281 or 925-684-2020.

East Contra Costa Republican Women Federated meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Discovery Bay Country Club, 1475 Clubhouse Drive. Guest speaker attorney Paul Beard discusses property rights. For more information, call 925-634-5404.

Project Linus

This month’s Open Mic event is held at 6:30 p.m. in Cap’s Oak Street Bar and Grill, 144 Oak St. in Brentwood. All short work – poetry, short story, nonfiction or any other creative work – is welcome. Participants are allowed five minutes to perform. For more information, call 925-634-6655.

The nonprofit Project Linus, which makes blankets for children in need, meets from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Delta Community Presbyterian Church, 1900 Willow Lake Road in Discovery Bay. Bring your sewing machine, scissors, thread and needles. For more information, call 510-459-7457.

World Labyrinth Day World Labyrinth Day is celebrated at 1 p.m. in the Byron United Methodist Church, 14671 Byron Highway. Experience the healing power of a friend walking alongside you on your journey. For more information, visit www. kaleidoscopehope.org.

Monday, May 7 Blood Drive The American Red Cross holds a blood drive from 1:30-7:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 1020 E. Tregallas Road in Antioch. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: Antioch).

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

Auditions Stage Right conducts auditions for “Snow White: The Queen’s Fair Daughter” at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center, 213 F St. in Antioch. Auditions are open to actors 8-18. To receive your audition time, you must register online at www.srctgrp.org. For more information, call 925-216-4613.

Tuesday, May 8 Gin Rummy Club The Brentwood Senior Activity Center, 193 Griffith Lane, hosts gin rummy card games from 1-4 p.m. The game fee is $1 for Senior Club members; $2 for non-members. A Senior Activity Card is required. For more information, call 925-626-7383.

Coupons 101 The Brentwood Library holds Coupons 101 at the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St. from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn how to save money when you shop and have fun doing it. For more information, visit www.ccclib.org or call 925-516-5290.

Open Mic

Alzheimer’s Support Group The Brentwood Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. at Neighborhood Church, 50 Birch St. The group is open to those caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. This month’s guest speaker discusses how to hire a home care attendant. For more information, call 925-202-0345.

Sign-ups Basketball Camp The Heritage High School basketball program hosts a camp for boys in grades 3-8. The camp runs June 11-15 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Heritage High School. Each camper receives individual and small-group instruction. Registration is $100. For more information, call 925-634-0037, ext. 6090 or e-mail cruicksh@luhsd.net.

Water Polo Registration Oakwood Water Polo Club is accepting registration for the summer season. The program is open to children 8-18. No experience is necessary. The season for high school students runs May 21-July 19; for eighth grade and under: June 11-July 19. For more information, visit www.oakwoodwaterpolo.com or call 925550-5535.

Baseball Tryouts The Delta Dawgs Baseball Club seeks baseball players for its inaugural 8U team, which will compete at the Northern Regional Championships this summer. For more information, visit www.ddbaseball.com/tryouts.

Outdoor Bazaar Edna Hill Middle School is accepting applications for spaces at its spring bazaar on May 12 from 8 a.m.-noon in the gym parking lot on Lawrence Lane in Brentwood. The spaces ($25) are equal to two parking spaces. For more information, e-mail ednahillbazaar@yahoo. com or call 925-634-8729.

DV Wolfpack Football and Cheer Delta Valley Wolfpack Youth Football and Cheer holds walk-in registration May 12 and 26 from noon-3 p.m. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 3612 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. For more information, call 925-754-8668 or visit www.deltavalleywolfpack. net.

Football and Cheer The Oakley Raiders, a new youth football and cheer program, is looking for children 6-14 to participate in its inaugural season. The program promotes participants’ development while fostering the ideals of integrity, sportsmanship and commitment in a safe and fun competitive environment. For more information, visit www. oakleyraidersyouthfootballandcheer.com.

On the Horizon Royal Family Tea Fundraiser Golden Hills Community Church, 2401 Shady Willow Lane in Brentwood, hosts a Royal Family Tea fundraiser Saturday, May 12 from 2-4 p.m. Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit the Royal Family Kids Camps, which serve 900 foster children in Contra Costa County. For more information, call 925-207-9180 or e-mail romingers@sbcglobal.net.

Tour de Starbucks The Tour de Starbucks and 5K Fun Run, held Saturday, May 12 in Brentwood, benefits the Brentwood PAL, Brentwood Youth Commission and Liberty Union High School District Education Foundation. For more information, visit www.active.com/cycling/brentwood-ca/ tour-de-starbucks-2012.

Plant Sale Delta Informal Gardeners hosts its annual plant sale Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wolfe Ranch, 700 Creek Road in Brentwood. Annuals cost $1.50 per gallon; perennials $2.50. Specialty garden items and succulents are individually priced. For more information, call 925-634-4088.

Scout-O-Rama Learn all there is to know about Boy Scouts of America during Scout-O-Rama, held Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Streets of Brentwood, 2565 Sand Creek Road.

Scrapbook Fundraiser Excelsior Middle School’s Leadership class holds a scrapbook fundraiser, supporting No Child Left Out, on May 12 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at the school, 14301 Byron Highway in Byron. The $40 admission includes lunch and dinner. Reserve by Friday, May 4. For more information, call 925-809-7530, ext. 2029 or e-mail bfreckman@byron.k12.ca.us.

Pet Hug Pack Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation holds an informational meeting on its pet therapy program Pet Hug Pack on Saturday, May 12 from 10-11:30 a.m. at The Commons at Dallas Ranch, 4751 Dallas Ranch Road in Antioch. For more information, including how to volunteer, call 925-754-7772 or visit www.art.net.

A Taste of Italy

East County Youth Football and Cheer holds earlybird sign-ups for the 2012 season on Sundays, May 20 and June 24 from 3-5 p.m. at Aladino’s Pizza, 2587 Main St. in Oakley. For more information, visit www.ecyflions.com.

The Heritage High School Athletic Booster Club holds the fundraising gala A Taste of Italy on Saturday, May 12 from 5:30-10:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center, 193 Griffith Lane. The adults-only event includes dinner, a live auction and raffle prizes. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit www. heritageathleticboosters.com.

Parents of Special-needs Kids

Antioch Youth Football and Cheer

Art Tour

The Special Kids Foundation Parents Support Group – for the parents and caregivers of special-needs children – meets at 7 p.m. in Mia’s Mexican Restaurant, 71 Sand Creek Road in Brentwood. For more information, visit www.spkids.org.

Antioch Youth Football and Cheer holds signups for kids 5-14 on Wednesdays, May 30 and June 13, 20 and 27 from 7-9 p.m. at Straw Hat Pizza, 3001 Delta Fair Blvd. in Antioch. The fee is $50. For more information, call 925-473-5150 or e-mail antiochyouthfb@yahoo.com.

The Artists’ Open Studios Tour, a free self-guided art tour, runs May 11-13 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour maps are available at The Gallery on Second, 741 Second St. in Brentwood. This year’s tour features 42 local artists. For more information, visit www. artistsopenstudiotour.com.

Wednesday, May 9 Breast Cancer Support Group Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 2-4 p.m. in the Fallman Education Center at Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. For more information, call 925-439-1846 or 925-757-7820.

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