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Teachers, community protest Byron school budget deficit by Aly Brown
Teachers and community members from the Byron Union School District gathered to protest last week amid growing concerns about the school district’s finances.
Horns blared at the intersection of Bixler Road and Highway 4 last week, but it wasn’t road rage, and the tumult was met with cheers from those who had gathered at the corner with picket signs. The protesters were teachers, parents and even young students who came out to express concerns and lack of faith in Byron Union School District (BUSD) Superintendent Dr. Debbie Gold in light of the board’s May 29 meeting that announced an additional $500,000 would need to be cut from the district budget. And as of April 30, the district has a negative cash balance of $1.8 million. “We’re here because we’re fed up with the mismanagement of money in the district,” said BUSD seventh-grade teacher Ben Foley. “We already had to take a contract that had no pay increase, while all the other districts took an increase – we were fine with that because we (the district) weren’t getting a lot of money from the state, but now we’ve just discovered that $500,000
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more needs to be cut out of our budget ... we’re already losing a lot of staff, we’re losing a Spanish program at the middle school, we’re having combo classes at the elementary schools ... So all of these cuts are actually reducing what schools can do for students, and we don’t think it needs to be this way.” Terry Koehne, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) chief communications officer, confirmed the $500,000 and offered some insight on the county’s
role and how it monitors all school district budgets – the county’s obligation being to ensure districts present a balanced budget and that CCCOE tries to support them in that process. “We have alerted the Byron school district and their board that due to our review of their third interim budget report … we’ve seen that they have additional financial challenges to the tune of $500,000, so we have let them know they need to find reductions prior to budget
adoption,” Koehne said, adding the CCCOE only makes recommendations to the school districts, but it does not make the decisions. “We support school districts on those decisions, but they’re made by the local school board themselves. So I’m not going to sugarcoat it – it’s going to be a tough process for them, and there will be very tough decisions for them to deal with … I have confidence in both the superintendent
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Fire district approves balanced budget by Kyle Szymanski Staff Writer
The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board recently approved a balanced preliminary operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. But it comes with a harsh reality: the agency still doesn’t have adequate resources to serve the area. The fiscal estimate maintains the current three stations and 35 personnel, most of which are tasked with protecting over 114,000 residents and 249 square miles.
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for 10 years, but we still need to address service levels.
“We are financially sound with three stations for 10 years, but we still need to address service levels,” said Fire Chief Brian Helmick. The preliminary budget, expected to be finalized in September, projects that the district will end
the 2018-2019 fiscal year with $1.7 million in excess revenue after estimating $16.2 million in revenue and $14.5 million in expenses. Also factored in is a $3.2 million operating carryover and $10.2 excess carryover, which includes
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$6.2 million erroneously left behind when the district transferred its funds and financial operations from the county to the district. “We are taking care of all the financial obligations within this budget,” said Helmick, who noted that the district will not touch the $6.2 million until past budget audits are completed. About 96 percent of the organization’s revenue will come from property taxes, which are expected to increase by about 6 percent over see Budget page 34
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Newberry Estate Vineyards on the market by Tony Kukulich Staff Writer
After 10 years in their sprawling Brentwood home turned vineyard and event center, Jeremy and Sabrina Newberry have put Newberry Estate Vineyards on the market. “We want to spend more time with our family, because they’re growing up really quickly,” explained Sabrina. “The business is really doing really, really well. We think we’d like to find somebody to take over and continue the legacy that we started.” Jeremy – a former NFL star who played 11 seasons with the 49ers, Raiders and Chargers and is currently an NFL analyst for KPIX – said the couple, along with their four children, plans to remain in the area. They are currently searching for property on which they’ll build a new home, and look forward to having more family time once the sale is complete. “We’re going to build again on a little bit of a smaller scale – something a little more fitting for our family,” added Sabrina. “As our family grows up and moves out, someday we’ll be just the two of us and 7,000 square feet is a little much for a couple of people.” The pair, who met while they both attended Antioch High School, bought the property and built their custom home in 2008. While looking for a place to host their own wedding, they struck upon the idea of developing a premier event center to cater weddings and parties, and a business was born. Their June 2012 wedding was the first to be held on the grounds. They average 50 events a
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Sabrina and Jeremy Newberry, owners of Newberry Estate Vineyards, are putting their popular venue on the market to devote more time to their family. year, and since opening, they have played host to hundreds of weddings. The vineyard is already booked through 2019. With a move in the works, Sabrina was quick to point out that all contracts for future events will be honored. “I’m still booking weddings,” said Sabrina. “I’m disclosing that we’re putting it on the market. We are continuing to do business and all of the contracts that we have through 2019
will remain. I put my heart and soul in this place. I take a great deal of pride in all of my couples. That’s why it’s important for me to remain involved in the rest of my bookings” The other side of their business is the vineyard. Shortly after they moved in, Jeremy and Sabrina added 4.5 acres of grapevines specializing in the Mourvedre variety, a grape that is particularly well-suited to the area. While most of the annual harvest is sold,
the Newberrys keep about 10 percent of the grapes, and they bottle approximately 120 cases of an estate wine each year. “There’s still quite a bit of potential in the winery part of this vineyard,” said Sabrina. “Someone can come in and expand on it and create a tasting room. We’ve not done that yet. As turnkey as it already is, there’s still potential for more growth.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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Scotty MacDonald, 7, proudly displays his trophy after coming in first place in his age division at the 2018 In-Shape Tracy Invitational swim meet. Scotty and the rest of the Discovery Bay River Otters swam against five other teams last weekend, placing fourth overall, an impressive accomplishment considering the team’s Photo courtesy of Katy MacDonald small size. The River Otter’s coaches, pictured with MacDonald, were proud of the team’s efforts and hope to continue to swim strong in the future. The team’s next meet will be hosted by the Sea Dogs swim team in Turlock.
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undreds of people filled the Discovery Bay Community Center Saturday, June 2, at the Summer Jam event hosted by the Discovery Bay Lions. ForeJour, a Foreigner/ Journey tribute band provided the Photo by Tony Kukulich entertainment, with Brentwood resident Neil Crouch, above, on lead guitar. The fundraising event was free to the public and raised $11,000 in alcohol sales. According to Lion Bryon Gutow, all of the proceeds from the event will go back to the community, with 50 percent going to all the Discovery Bay schools and the other 50 percent going to the community center. To view more photos of the event, visit www.thepress.net/multimedia/slideshows
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Zephyr owners to open third restaurant by Aly Brown Staff Writer
Construction is underway on the building that once housed Humphrey’s on the Delta, and the community can hardly wait to dive in. Lynn and Randy Tei, owners of the Zephyr restaurants in Livermore and downtown Brentwood, are currently working to launch their newest restaurant, which will be called Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill and provide an upscale seafood dining experience in Antioch’s Rivertown District. Renovations are nearly complete on the old building that once housed the iconic Humphrey’s, which closed due to bankruptcy in 2013 after nearly 23 years in business. The Teis hope to open in August. “What drew us to it was the unique location and the fact that there’s not a lot of upscale dining in Antioch, so we felt that was a market that hasn’t been tapped yet,” said Lynn. The couple said the opportunity to invest in a third restaurant came about when their Brentwood landlord, Sean McCauley, bought the old Humphrey’s building from the City of Antioch. “He just immediately came to us and said, ‘I know you, I know what you’re able to do and I want you in there,’” said Randy. “That’s kinda how it started. Initially, we said no because we have our hands full with two restaurants, but the more we
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Construction is underway inside the former Humphrey’s restaurant in downtown Antioch. Owners Lynn and Randy Tei hope to open in August, providing the community with an upscale waterfront seafood dining experience. thought about it and the restaurant and the opportunity and realized what it can be, we decided to move forward with it.” Lynn noted that they knew they didn’t want to launch another Zephyr and decided to embody a menu that goes natu-
rally with marinas and boating: seafood. She also noted the new name came on the heels of a suggestion from the publisher of the Antioch Herald. “Smith’s Landing was the original name of Antioch,” she said. “There
were two Smith brothers, who in 1849, purchased the land close to where the restaurant is and later named the town Antioch.” Lizhet Zepeda, City of Antioch economic development project manager, said having a restaurant in the marina would help the area thrive. “It’s also adjacent to our downtown that has shops, and we hope this will build momentum in the area and more walkable traffic,” Zepeda said. As the work continues and the owners await shipments of equipment and furniture over the next five to six weeks, they will continue seeking qualified employees. The executive chef for their other restaurants, Jesus Martinez, will also develop the menu for Smith’s Landing, but they are still on the hunt for a day-to-day management and serving team. All candidates must be over 18 and preferably have a culinary background with upscale dining service experience. “We’re really excited about having a presence in Antioch, and we can already tell from the number of cars driving by that the city is interested,” said Randy. “People stop us and ask questions – ‘when are you going to open?’ I think there’s a big interest in the City of Antioch, so we’re really looking forward to get going.” For more information and job inquiries, visit www.facebook.com/ smithslandingantioch. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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WaterFix developments continue “ Some have called the WaterFix a diabolical plan,
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Over the last few weeks, several significant developments related to the California WaterFix project have occurred, not the least of which was the formal creation of the Delta Conveyance and Design Construction Authority (DCA). A joint exercise of powers agreement between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the DCA gives the the DCA responsibility to staff, design, contract, construct and finance the California WaterFix project. The DCA is comprised of three water agencies; the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD), which is also from Southern California, and the Zone 7 Water Agency, a Bay Area water agency serving 220,000 people in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore. “This agreement signals a key step toward implementation of WaterFix, and this partnership represents a true collaboration in the best interests of California,” said DWR Director Karla Nemeth in a DWR press release. “We look forward to working with the DCA to finalize permitting and design and to safely and efficiently build WaterFix.” According to a DWR statement,
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Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis the DCA will pool the expertise and resources available from DWR, public water agencies and consultants to safely and transparently design, construct and deliver the project on time and budget, in accordance with approved DWR specifications. “The formation of the DCA represents a milestone in years of collaboration and begins the process of ensuring that Santa Clara County will be able to get a clean and safe water supply while protecting the environment,” said Tony Estremera, SCVWD director and newly named president of the DCA board, in a released statement. “Further, the Santa Clara Valley Water District will lead the charge as we move ahead with the important work of improving water supply reliability for our county and the state. I look forward to the challenge of implementing this project, as the Santa Clara Valley Water District and our partners commit to continuing this work through transparent public processes.”
Throughout the planning and construction of WaterFix, DCA’s work will be overseen by another agency with the DWR – the Delta Conveyance Office (DCO). Through the DCO, the State of California will retain authority and oversight of WaterFix regulatory obligations, environmental mitigation and quality assurance. Should the project ever be completed and operational, the responsibility for the day-to-day operation will revert to the DWR. If Estremera had a honeymoon phase in his new role as president of the DCA board, it didn’t last long. During the group’s first meeting in Sacramento on May 17, the board was criticized for failing to provide proper notice of the meeting time and location. “The DCA is off to a start we could have predicted,” said Restore the Delta policy analyst Tim Stroshane. “Your project has a regional scale of effects, yet you failed completely to notify the affected public in the Delta region that you are meeting here today. Restore the
Delta let its members know through our usual email, website and social-media channels. You’re welcome.” Additionally five county supervisors who make up the Delta Counties Coalition – Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo counties – took the opportunity to lambast the Waterfix project for reasons including its $17 billion cost, the failure of the project to provide any new water and the likely disruption to the Delta communities during the multiyear construction phase. “Some have called the WaterFix a diabolical plan, bold and presumptuous,” said Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis. “The Delta is a special and unique place. It is the largest estuary west of the Mississippi river and home to many historical legacy communities and towns, a thriving agricultural economy, diverse geography and many natural resources. Those of us who are directly impacted are being locked out.” The arguments against the project appeared to have fallen on deaf ears. “We look forward to a nice long, long period of construction,” said Estremera at the conclusion of the meeting. The next DCA meeting is scheduled for June 21, at 2 p.m., at the Sacramento Public Library Galleria. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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Primary election results Polls closed Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the California statewide direct primary election. Since 2011, California has used an open primary system, meaning that the top two vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, advance to the general election in November. The open primary does not apply to the presidential election. Unless oth-
erwise noted, 100 percent of the precincts have reported their results. Approximately 21 percent of registered voters in Contra Costa County voted in the primary. Below is a summary of some of the races important to residents of East County. A full report on election results can be found at https://goo.gl/iZJT4N.
Governor Gavin Newsom (D) 50.23% John Cox (R) 20.83% Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis (D) 25.95% Ed Hernandez (D) 16.99% Secretary of State Alex Padilla (D) 58.96% Mark P. Meuser (R) 26.06% Controller Betty T. Yee (D) 69.36% Konstantinos Roditis (R) 26.10% Treasurer Fiona Ma (D) 48.71% Greg Conlon (R) 17.26% Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) 50.17% Steven C. Bailey (R) 20.90% Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner (NPP) 44.25% Ricardo Lara (D) 35.32% State Board of Equalization District 2 Malia Cohen (D) 33.84% Mark Burns (R) 30.89% State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony K. Thurmond 43.36% Marshall Tuck 34.53%
United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D) 55.47% Kevin de Leon (D) 9.58% United States Representative District 9 Jerry McNerney (D) 56.34% Marla Livengood (R) 37.54% Member of the State Assembly District 11 Jim Frazier (D) 49.74% Lisa Romero (R) 36.50% County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey 45.13% Cheryl Hansen 30.43% District Attorney Diane Becton 49.59% Paul Graves 42.06% Proposition 69 – Transportation revenues Yes 83.79% No 16.21% Regional Measure 3 – Bay Area Toll Authority Yes 43.93% No 56.07% Proposition 70 – Cap-and-trade reserve fund Yes 39.30% No 60.70%
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ringer, the largest elementary school in the Oakley Union Elementary School District, five years ago and has been there ever since. “(The kids) are just such a pleasure to be around,” said Leonard. “They come from a place of kindness and innocence. I just really enjoy being around the kids all the time. I love listening to their stories and watching them learn and grow. It’s the best part of education.” Leonard’s top priority as principal is ensuring the safety of the students and staff. After that, she strives to instill a love of education in her students. “I work with all of the stakeholders to ensure that Gehringer is a safe, warm, welcoming place to go to school,” said Leonard. Outside of school, Leonard enjoys traveling with her family. A trip to Spain is on tap for this summer and planning for a trip to Cook Islands in the South Pacific is in the works. Closer to home, she enjoys hiking. “I feel that Gehringer is our school,” said Leonard. “We’re all working together to make it a great place for kids.” To view a video, visit www.thepress.net/ multimedia
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hostlight Theatre Ensemble’s Summer Showcase & Tasting was the theater company’s first show and first fundraiser. The event was held on June 3 in the tasting room of Petersen Vineyards in Knightsen. Attendees enjoyed top local talent, who performed songs from favorite Broadway musicals, in addition to wine tasting and an appetizer buffet. Ghostlight Theatre Ensemble Board of Directors, seen here with their ghostlight, from left to right are: Jennifer Finetti, media coordinator; Isaiah Mateas, student representative; Helen Dixon, artistic director; Shara Main, general manager; Kami Davis, treasurer; Nancy Torres, executive director; and Kathryn Lopez, secretary.
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The monarch butterfly is poisonous and birds recognize their orange and black wings and avoid them. The viceroy butterfly is a tasty snack for birds. It protects itself by looking almost exactly like a monarch butterfly. It mimics the monarch. Look at the monarch and the viceroy butterflies. Can you tell which is which?
hile quite small, the beautiful _________ and black monarch butterfly makes one of the longest migrations in the animal ________.
Label each butterfly with the proper name.
How many butterflies can you find on this page?
Monarch butterflies live in Canada and Northern United States in the spring and summer. Every fall, when the weather turns _____, millions of monarch butterflies begin flying ________ to Southern California and Central Mexico.
In the fall, thousands of monarch butterflies clinging to trees blend in perfectly with autumn leaves, keeping them safe from predators.
The butterflies ________ to the same forests each year, and some even find the same tree where their parents and grandparents wintered. Scientists aren’t sure how the monarchs know where to go each year, since they each only make the trip ______.
The butterflies mate in the winter. The male then dies and the female heads back north, laying eggs on milkweed ________ along the way. The females all die before the next fall migration begins.
Draw and color this monarch’s other wing. adult butterfly
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Find and read a newspaper article about the environment. Write a short summary of the article. Be sure to indicate the who, what, where, when, why and how of the article.
There is only one thing the larvae of a monarch butterfly will eat. To find out what it is, circle every third letter.
Butterfly is one word made from two words (butter + fly). This is called a compound word. Look through the newspaper for words that can be combined to make a new word.
Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information.
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The City of Lodi is thrilled to host its fifth annual Festa Italiana! on Sunday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds – just a short drive for Brentwood residents. William “Bill” Trezza, president of Pacific Italian Alliance, a nonprofit organization involved in organizing the festival, describes the event as “a big party that gives Italians a chance to celebrate their culture, ethnicity and American-Italian heritage.” Lodi’s Festa Italiana! began in 2012, when four Italian clubs in Stockton came together to develop a social event that would honor Italian culture and create an unforgettable day for friends and family. Realizing they enjoyed each other’s company, the clubs continued working together, and Festa Italiana! became an annual festival growing from over 1,000 people in its first year to over 3,000 when the festival was last held. Trezza expects this year’s event will attract an even larger crowd.
Trezza boasts that “everything about (the festival) is Italian!” The farmers market and Italian food court consists of fresh produce and Italian meals for hungry visitors. Vendors will prepare an assortment of foods, including meatball sandwiches, pastas with an array of sauces, sausage and pepper sandwiches, pizza, calamari and Italian desserts. Both Italian and American beer and wine will be served, and guests can look forward to a surprise signature drink, which will be introduced at the event. Attendees also have the privilege of observing cooking demonstrations featuring six renowned chefs who will prepare Italian dishes. Additionally, participants will find a variety of contests, including the Pizza Pie Hand Tossing Contest and Boss of the Sauce Contest, in which attendees can enter their own sauce recipes or judge the event for just $5. Games such as bocce ball, Bingo and salami toss will keep family and friends entertained. see Festa page 11
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Other events include the Wine Sip & Olive Oil Dip Stroll and the Automobili Italian Auto Show. Event organizers encourage Italians or those who own Italian vehicles to enter their automobiles in the show for a $35 entry fee. Festa Italiana!’s Italian History Display showcases local Italian history, demonstrated by a gallery of photos, books and stories discussing historic figures and culture. The art gallery spotlights beautiful artwork and event goers can explore their own artistic ability as street painters, with areas designated for both children and adults. The Morada Produce Main Stage and Lagorio Family Benvenuti Stage will feature live entertainment by dancers and musicians. Pasquale Esposito, a world-renowned Italian-born tenor who has released six albums, will headline the event. This year, performers are booked throughout Festa Italiana! to ensure continuous music during the festival, promising a full day of live entertainment. With something for everyone, several activities at the event will also entertain children. Bouncy houses, interactive art projects and games, and a visit from Sparkles the Clown will give kids much to enjoy. The Bambini Stage features entertainment for younger audiences including puppet shows, dance lessons and performances by the Accordion Club and
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Pasquale Esposito, sponsored by John and Maxine Farraiolo, will perform on the Morada Produce Main Stage. the Fratello Marionettes, a San Francisco Bay Area performing arts group. Event goers may enter for a chance to win a $2,500 travel voucher toward a trip to Italy or a custom mosaic crafted by Kristi Colyer Halva. Raffle tickets are $20 each, and only 500 will be sold, increasing participants’ chances of winning. For more information or to enter the drawing, call 209-9577277. Admission tickets are $8 if purchased in advance and $10 at the door. Children 12 and under are free. For more information on the event, visit http://festa-italiana.com or https://goo.gl/b3yMmt or call 209-242-9970. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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The embarrassing pain of purchasing Preparation H I do a lot of shopping – it’s a big part of my day, much to the annoyance of my husband, but someone has to make sure there is toilet paper in the house. Why is it, however, despite the fact that I buy Hangin’ in the toilet paper and stock it here under every bathroom sink, when I sit down, there is nothing but an empty brown toilet paper tube staring Vicki at me? I mean McKenna who leaves an empty toilet paper roll just sitting there? I even change the toilet paper in public restrooms! And I put it on correctly, with the next sheet coming over the top of the roll, not underneath, but enough about toilet paper. The point is, it seems we are always out of something, and so I shop every day. Happily. My favorite store is Target, of course. There is just something wonderful about that place, but the whole ‘bring your own bag’ thing ruined the ease of my checkout experience. I always forget to bring in the bags, and the one time I did remember, I was scrambling to bag my groceries, pull up my Target Cartwheel app on my phone, which is almost always about to die, produce all my paper coupons and find my Target Redcard all at the same time. My sunglasses fell off my head onto the floor, and when I bent down to pick them up, a bunch of loose change spilled out of my wallet. Hey, I need every penny, so I feverishly gathered up the coins while the lady behind me glanced at her Apple Watch and sighed heavily. Most of my coupons wouldn’t scan, because I had either bought the wrong item or not enough of the right item. It would help if I could remember to bring my reading glasses, but they are always out in my car with the other things I forgot, like my bags and my shopping list.
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Now, I just tell the cashier to throw everything back in my cart and I bag my stuff out in the parking lot. Less stress. I rarely use the self-checkout, because I always seem to cause problems. “Item removed,” “unknown item” and “see cashier” often pop up on the screen for no apparent reason. There is an upside to the self-checkout, however, and that is when I need to purchase embarrassing, personal-need items. Oh, I have tried my luck at being discreet with normal check-stands. I hide my economy-size box of Preparation H under some other items as I load them onto the counter, but for some reason, the checker always extracts the big yellow box from the rest of my benign items and puts it where everyone can see it. Looking around nervously, you realize the customer behind you is an extraordinarily good-looking man. Of course, the big yellow box refuses to scan and the checker needs to call someone on her loud walkie-talkie to get another box! No, that’s not embarrassing! I sat in my car, plotting my shopping trip yesterday. I was out of Preparation H. In my defense, let me just say that you cannot give birth to five kids, one weighing 10 pounds and 1 ounce, without a few battle scars. I decided to roll the dice at the self-checkout. I was really pushing my luck. I had a $5 off coupon for the Preparation H. Once inside, I retrieved my Preparation H items, threw in a few groceries and headed to the selfcheckout. I began the scanning process, stacking up my goods carefully, saving my personal needs for last, since I had the coupon. I placed the Preparation H ointment and wipes on the top of my grocery pile and scanned the coupon. “Please see team member.” Oh no – and it was going so well. I waved to the team member and showed him the coupon. Then, I had to point out the items on top of my groceries, which now had begun to succumb to gravity. In slow motion, everything started
“ Oh, I have tried my luck at being discreet with normal checkstands. I hide my economy-size box of Preparation H under some other items as I load them onto the counter, but for some reason, the checker always extracts the big yellow box from the rest of my benign items and puts it where everyone can see it.
slipping off the little shelf and onto the floor. A couple of limes rolled away in two different directions, four yogurts fell to the floor upside down, a head of lettuce followed one of my wayward limes and there went my Preparation H wipes sliding across the floor and landing at another customer’s feet. I scrambled to conceal my personal needs, and there went the sunglasses! I began throwing everything back into my cart as the team member worked his magic with my coupon. There was a line of impatient customers forming. One more hurdle. I had a Target gift card worth $5. The team member told me all I had to do was scan the bar code, then scratch off the back to reveal the access code and enter that. Sounds easy, except the access code was so small I couldn’t read it and, of course, my glasses were in the car! I had to ask the man waiting for my checkout machine to read it for me. My big yellow box sat there in full view, but I didn’t care. My dignity had already rolled away with the limes and the head of lettuce. I have a new plan. The next time I need Preparation H, I’m buying it from Amazon.com. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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The Liberty Union High School District Board of Trustees Congratulates the Class of 2018! **Students graduating with a total GPA of 4.0 or higher on a 4-point scale. *Students graduating on the Principal’s Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.75 or higher. Greandane Abanid Kyrsten L. Abastillas* Hailey Abbett Rezahn E. Abraha** Sebastian Bautista Absin Farris Abuaita Jacob Acosta Jadyn A. Adjuder Cole Afanador Justin Afonso Dana S. Afonso* Haley Christine Afshar* Andrew K. Agena Giselle A. Agueros Alycia A. Aguilar Alma Aguilar Amy Aguilar Axel Aguilar Padilla Manuel Aguilar** Yasmine K. Aguinaldo Rameen M. Ahad* Tyler Ahia Waley Asim Ahmed* Lily Aiwohi** Samer I. Al Hajjaj Missad Alagi Jeancarlos Alas Joaquin Che Alatorre Alexis Alejandre Jillian S. Alejandro Mohamed Algazzali Patrick Neo Alinaya** Kaitlynne Allen Emily H. Allums Natalie M. Alvarado Esteffani Alvarado Natalie Alvarado Natalie Alvarado Ibarra Judith Alvarez Alexa Alvarez Angel Nathan Alvarez Angel Alvarez Sanchez Odette Alvarez* Tatyana L. Alves Allsopp Aurora X. Amaral David Luis Ambriz Amber Amerson Jaqueline Ariana Andaya Claire Andrade** Michael K. Andrews Emily Anne Andrews Sean M. Andrus Michael Margarito Angeles Noor Ul Ain Ansari Desiree L. Aponte Jared Aquino* Bianca Araujo Samantha A. Areas Jessie Arebalo Nicholas Arechiga Daniel Arenas Zamora Gilda Argueta Noor H. Arid * Kobina Arkaah** Jay Armenta Larissa Armenta Victor Arnold Nia Karina Arnold Sharpe Briana Arredondo Gabriel K. Arsenault Aramis Robert Arteaga Vanessa R. Artiga** Kent B. Ashby* Jasmin Ellesse Asher** Moneeb Aslai Sahar Aslai** Ellyzha Tiffany Quirante Astudillo Julian Ethan Liam Atalit* Cydnie Maria Atkinson** Aorzala Atmar** Solomon P. Aughtry Alexander Avdienko Cassandra Avila Karen Avila-Espinoza Nayeli Ayala Jose Ayala Katelynn Marie Ayala Ammor Azimi Hailey Baca Finucane Jacob Bach Beau M. Baddeley Madelyn A. Baer Jacob T. Baffico Zoe Bahr Camryn Bailey Gina Baker Kelly Ann Balaban* Nicolas E. Baldonado Ricka Andrea Veloso Balingit** Deyanni R. Ballard Blake Ballard Karen Alexis Baltodano Renae J. Baluyut Raener M. Baluyut* Lisset Banda Karan Bangar Ailani M. Banuelos* Morgan Baptista Marjani M. Baptiste Raul Barajas Edgar Barajas* Amaya M. Barcus Evan Barker Phoebe J. Barlow Austin M. Barnes Teodora Rose Barnes Destiny T. Barnes Joshua William Barnes Ashley Barragan Keana Barreras Dillon G. Barron Shyla Barrow Brenden O. Barry
Jillian V. Barton Emily Barton* Nikolas George Basa Maegan Bascio Juliana Basconcillo Mohadesa Bassam Leslie Jo Bates Brandon Bauer Colby Sean Baum* Jaxson Bautista Travis Matthew Baxter Mikayla Beasley** Kyle Vincent BeBeau Isabel Becerra Anamaria Becerra Katelyn Begnal Madison Bell* Hannah Belme** Trevor Berger Alyssa Bergeron Emily Bergshoeff Samuel J. Bernal Emily C. Bernamonti** Alma Berrelleza Bryan L. Berreth Antonio Berrios Jackson T. Bert Krislyn Bertrand* Rebekah Bicking Macy C. Biedenbender** Sydney Billingsly Madyson E. Birk Alison Bischof* Gabriella R. Bistor* Douglas J. Bjorkquist Karli Blach Samuel Blaeser Ryan D. Blakley Alexys M. Blankenship* Zayha Blanton Taylor G. Blazina Matthew Blount Morgan Barbara Blume Jeror C. Boakai Kenneth Boatright* Brielle A. Bockover Cheyanne Bodely Rustom Gabriel C. Bongon Theodore Alfred M. Bonifacio Gabriel K. Bonilla Adriana Bonilla Britney Ann Borbely Katelyn Borger* Riley Bosler Jaden Boswell Logan M. Bothwell Jeremiah M. Botros Dallen Michael Boudrero Alexyss N. Bough Kenneth Bough** Alexander Bowen** Kyle A. Boydstun Mitchell Bradley Sean L. Bradley Ryan J. Bradley Kaelan A. Bradley Steven Bradshaw Noah Brambila Caitlin Branson* Alexandria Brantome James Brasher Obed Bravo Emma Nicole Brennan* Carolina Briceno Henry Bridges Madison Bright Kaytlin R. Brinkman** Christopher M. Briseno Javier E. Briseno Lovell P. Bronson Jerome Brooks William E. Brown Jennice Brown Teyah Brown Madison A. Brown Kayla Marie Brown Julianna M. Brown Farrah L. Brown Emma Alice Brownrigg Kourtney Brundage Anthony V. Bruno Hayley Bruno Mateo Buack Victor Bubniak** Arianna L. Buchanan Ian Michael Buchanan** Cameron T. Buck Malique A. Buckner Jan Dave Buenaflor Brandon William Buenting* Preston Bunac Alysa D. Bura Leanillo* Benjamin Andrew Burgess Serafin Burgos Arreion Burks David Burns Emma C. Burns Ian J. Busby* Anthony D. Butcher-Marsee Eileen L. Buxton Marlene M. Caballero Destiny Caballero** Brianna Sharon Cabral* Adrian Cabrera Leopoldo Cabrera Guzman* Cole C. Calbonero Brandon W. Caldera Roberto Calderon Jordyn Cimone Caldwell Jazmeen Calhoun Archiel Dave Calimbas ChloeAnn Callison Justin Calvert Chase Camacho
Enrique Camacho Christian Camara** Corey E. Campbell Lauren Margaret Campbell Matthew C. Campbell Jamison Campini-Wright Steven Michael Campos Melanie M. Campos** Amaya E. Campos Crespo Lauren Canada Celeste Candela Timmie T. Capers Neko S. Capsaliaris Alexandria Carasis Grace S. Carcot Luis Cardenas Conner William Cardwell Keegan R. Carey* Satual P. Carr Elizabet Carranza Guzman Alejandro Carrillo Andres Carrillo Jordon B. Carrillo Rachel Elizabeth Carroll Noah Carter Carlos Casas Alian Casillas Andrew Casillas Matthew Castaneda Cameron David Castano Cecilia J. Castellanos* Alexandria R. Castillo Genesis N. Castillo Josef Castillo Samuel Castillo Karen N. Castro Michael Castro Lucas Catalan Nicholas Cataldo Diana M. Ceja Chris L. Cellan Adriana Cendejas Michelle A. Cereda Dianalaura Cervantez Derek Chan Kevin Chaney** Branden Chao Jenna M. Chapman* Jettiene A. Charvet Aylish Ann Chatterley Connor Jay Chatterley Richard Chavez Christina Chavez Julianna Chavez Jimenez Daniel Chavez Zambrano* Angel A. Chika Jason Childers* Sara L. Chin Jew** Rachel Christensen* Alfonso Cisneros Georgia Claibourne Cameron Gordon Clark Megan Clark* Jessica Sue Clarke* Kaley R. Clayton Noah M. Cleland Payton A. Cleland Matthew Clement Kylie Clemente Alyssa Clements Trevor J. Clements Kelsi Lynn Clemons Aveena Cline** Kimberly Cobarruviaz Camryn C. Cobbs Thyra Tramaine Cobbs Shasta A. Cobry Mikaela M. Cocke** Jacie Crystal Ann Cofer* Elias P. Colao Connor J. Colburn Julia M. Cole Michael Cole Dieloni Coleman Paul Coleridge Cameron Collins Marco Colmenares Amy A. Colon Troy Connor Gailan A. Constantino Ulysses Contreras Jaylin O. Cook Hayden Cook Katherine N. Cook** Joseph Cookson Jacob T. Cooper Matthew Philip P. Coots Anthony Cornelius Tatianna J. Correa Jesus N. Cortes Moises A. Cortez Baylei D. Coston Ryan Charles Cotton Ethan Cox Quincy Camron Cox Claire Cozby* Brandon Michael Craven Leah Crescini Nicholas D. Crews Emily L. Cripe TaNiya N. Crocker Andrew Cruz Daisy G. Cruz Tatyanna K. Cruz Sabrina Cruz Alondra Cruz Evan Cubero* Justin N. Cuellar Cesar Cuevas Gabrial J. Cullen Erich K. Cumby Joshua Ethan S. Cunanan* Molly Cunningham* Alejandro F. Curiel
Luchiano Curiel Patric J. Cuspard* Kathryn Margaret Cyr* Britney L. Czelusniak Ryan Patrick L. Dabatos Julia I. Daijogo Alyssa Dalke* Sage Daniella Dalton Taylor Daniels Bao Duyphuoc Dao Ryan J. Daroy Rayvon Dasalla Jacob F. DaSilva Ryan E. Datar* Taylor Sheree Daubin Maya June Davies** Estevan Davila Marcos Davila Michael Everett Davis Nedra M. Davis Virginia R. Davis* Jessica Davis* Daronn R. Davis-Burnett Marcus Pedro Dawal Sydney M. Dawes Halleiujah S. Dawite** Isis E. Dawson Andrew Dawson Charissa Day Jordan lee Dayrit Calista C. De Castro Erika Flores de Guia** Meredithe Alyssa S. De Guzman** Jorden De La Gardie** Arianne Lyn V. De Manuel** Kyle de Sterke Paul Anthony DeCosta Inah Marie P. Delos Santos Donald Demartini Alondra Deniz Valdez Kamilah M. Denny* Aniya Denton Thomas DePiero Tiffany N. DeVincenzi Olivia R. Dewey Skylar Dexheimer Ariana V. Diaz Alexandra R. Diaz Vicente Armando Diaz Aleah J. Diaz Gabriela Diaz** Angelina A. Diaz Cardoza Alissa A. Dieteman Dylan E. Dietrick Naleseah A. DiMercurio Sean Quang Dinh Christopher N. Diodoro Tyler J. Dixon Steven Do* Jessica Dobbie Joshua Dodds Kyle Dodds Rylee Doig Tylere R. Dollosso Daniel Dominguez Citlalli N. Dominguez James Dominguez Rios Catherine Grace Donato** Kyle Hunter Donmoyer Lavender Marie Donoville Brisco Xiomar R. Doty Alysha M. Douglas Kathryn J. Dowell Brittany Downing Jesse James Albert Doyle Cheyenne L. Drace Michael T. Drace Brian Drake Danielle Ann Draney Madison Drivon Kayleigh Marie Drumright Austin Dryden Nicole R. DuCheney Tyler DuMond Trevor Duncan Destiny R. Dunn Aidan B. Dunn** Curtis Scott Dunse Miguel Duran Jacqueline P. Duran Samantha M. Dutcher Joseph Dutra Liam Dutra Ryan Dutt** Chase Easter Stephanie T. Eatmon* Marina S. Ebeid** Robert B. Edwa Lauren A. Edwards Kaitlin R. Eggimann Riley Elisa Ehlen Tony Elbandak Sophia Blue Elcenko* Bruce Isaiah Elkins Salas Haley A. Elledge* McKenna Chase Ellenberger Clarke Elliott Daveon Armand Ellis Krissy Ellison* Emily Ellyson David Elness Patti Rose D. Elong* Tyler Emery** Chad Michael Encarnacion Adam R. Engle Shelby Engle* Ginelle Kiana P. Ereno** Gianna Erickson Jack Parker Erickson Stefani Erostico Roxana Escalante Gelvin D. Escueta* Ashley L. Eslick
Abraham A. Espinoza Juan D. Espinoza Marielena Espinoza Elizabeth C. Espiritu Pereida Catalina Esqueda Hernandez** Michelle Esquivel Juan Esquivel** Reese Martin Esteves** Samuel Estolas Jasmine A. Estrada Evan A. Estrada Gabriel P. Estrada-Guzman Sydney C. Euranius Tricia M. Evangelista Christina Ewing Rachel E. Faber Allysa Mia Adela Fabricante Deanna Facchin* Madison Fagundes Miranda Fagundes Andre Fajardo Kelsey Fallon Joseph Robert Farnsworth* Michaela Marie Farr Troy Farris Jessica Fazli Christopher Fazzio Tayler Marie Fedde Courtney Feldman Sarah B. Feldman* Alexandra N. Felipe Christopher J. Fender Cassie Fereira Joseph Fernandez Marcos A. Fernandez Allison Fernane Allyson L. Ferreira Bryan Edwin Fetz Guillermo A. Fierros Barajas Nikolas Tyler Filardo Erik Fine* Sierra Taylor Finney Nathan Fischer Bailey A. Fisher Josiah Fisher Hannah C. Fleming* Jonathan Flores Juliana Flores Elizabeth Frances Flores Samantha Mae Cabrera Flores Lucas Daniel Flores* Aaron Flory Joshua Flowers Kaylee Fluty Jordyn Patricia Foley Barrington L. Ford Hayden Fordahl Alex Ryan Forkus Megan Mackenzie Fournier Arriya Mara Frank Kasey Fraser Meghan Frasier* Franchesca G. Fredenburg Koren R. Freeman Thomas Kalil Freeman Heber O. Fregoso Steven Freitas Elizabeth Grace Anne Friedmann Maya Frits MacKenna L. Fritsch** Casey Frizzell Dalton A. Fry Christopher Fuller Katie Fuson* Jai’lin Fussell Shania Grace Gabbard* Francesca Gabis* Cooper A. Gable* Angel E. Gaeta Elvira A. Gaite* Jacob Gallego Dominic T. Gallegos Mark Galvan Patrick J. Gamboa* Gabriel Ganz Jordan Gaoteote De’Andrew T. Garay Adriana S. Garcia Alexsandra Y. Garcia Annette C. Garcia Daniela E. Garcia Jessica S. Garcia Matthew A. Garcia Michelle Garcia Mikyla R. Garcia Savannah O. Garcia Yulissa Garcia Arthur Garcia Carlos Garcia Marcos Garcia Christopher Garcia Jailene Garcia Jose Garcia Kevin Garcia Sofia Garcia Christian Garcia Phoebe Jan Marie Garcia Keanu R. Garcia Susanna Isabel Garcia Bianca S. Garcia* Samantha R. Garcia* Litziy Garcia Cruz Luis Vladimir Garcia Guillen Michaela A. Gargalikis Isaura Garibay Natalya Garren Cullen Patrick Garvey Samantha Gasca Haley M. Gasca Munoz Sedona Gater Allison R. Gaul* Brianna S. Gaul* Agustin V. Gaxiola
Eisayas Gebremicael Chantel Marie Velasquez Gee* Madison Lee Gelao Angelina M. Gentry Breanna J. George Alysen S. Gerdes Breann Giacometti Maya Giardino Samantha Gibbs* Cheyane Summer Gibson Daisy Gil Ashley Marin Gildersleeve** Elaine G. Gissell* Molly Drew Glavich Gabriel James Gleeson Bryan Gliedt Tyler Gnutzman Caleb Go Sally Gobea Cohen Travis M. Gobel Zoe D. Gocuan** Jacqueline Rose Goddard Jessy Godinez Valeria Golcher Giammattei Dario J. Gomez Jasmine D. Gomez Seanna R. Gomez Alejandro Gomez Kyle Gomez Martin Gomez Sarah Christine Gomez Maria Isabelle T. Gonzales** Jorge L. Gonzalez Sergio Gonzalez Emilio Gonzalez Julia Gonzalez Ixaina Gonzalez Michael James Gonzalez Justin Alexander Gonzalez Ariana S. Gonzalez Anthony Gonzalez Morales Hailey Goodwin Skyler M. Goots Abigail S. Gordon** Ali A. Gouhary Jaelyn S. Goulart Jayme R. Gragg Madisyn L. Gragg* Haeleigh Alexandria Grajo* Samantha Granado Cameron Jordan Betty Grant Caitlyn Donna Graves* Amanda Graves* Jazmine S. Grays Meairra Nichelle Grayson Michael Anthony Grecco Isaiah Green Chloe Jan Green Lizel A. Green Jamie Greene Adriana Charlezara Greene Lauren Marie Greenwood Nia Alexis Greer** Kyle Greeson Victoria Gregory Hayley Grewer Anthony R. Grilli Alex Grindle Mason T. Grossman* Nolan Alan Grubaugh Annabelle E. Grubbs** Joseph M. Guaragna Martin Guardado Kody R. Guerra Jacqueline Guerrero* Vynette-Faye Alvarado Guevarra Natasha Guidry Garrett Jack Guilliams** Cameron Guilliee Adrian A. Guitron* Ashlynn M. Gunther Branden N. Guteriez Alonso D. Gutierrez Gerardo Gutierrez Daniel Gutierrez Daisy Gutierrez Marvin Gutierrez David J. Gutierrez Marisol L. Gutierrez* Fernando Gutierrez Arreola Daniel Gutierrez Gonzalez Brian I. Guzman Audrey Guzman Fernanda Guzman Daniel Guzman Ysabelle Kabigting Habon Caleb Hachler Tyanne L. Hafar Deionta Hagwood Zachary Joseph Hahn Isabella J. Haider Jamaica Sandrene Hall Taghrid O. Halloum Katie S. Hallstrom Chloe S. Halog Mason William Hamblin Justin Hamlet Taylor Hammond Sailer K. Hampton Ayrton Hancock Noah Hannan Jennifer Hansen Kathryn Hansen Kelly Hanson Shaylee Dene Hanson** Cayla Harbaugh Austin Harden Lance Harden Evan M. Hardy Jordan R. Harms Hugo E. Haro Mackenzie Harper Bryce W. Harrelson Joseph Harrington
Ethan L. Harris Cody Harris Elysse Harris Jack Harris Marcellus Harris Quailyn Harris Cal H. Harris Alicia M. Harris** Julius Antonio R. Harris** Cassidy Harrison* Haley Hartley Kilian C. Harvey Sarah E. Hary Dani Haufler Adam Hawash Jacob Hawkes Faith K. Hawley Cecily Hayes Caitlin R. Head Alexander Heaney* Kalissa R. Heihn* Shawn Andre Heinz Alyssa P. Heisler Peyton Annalise Heisler Marissa Helder Morgan E. Henderson* Lyzel Henriquez Skylar Douglas Henry Zackary Parker Henry Osmon Eric Dizon Herawi Valle J. Heredia Amelie A. Hernandez Angel J. Hernandez Eliel Hernandez Gema Hernandez Isabella H. Hernandez Kiana A. Hernandez Luis R. Hernandez Rachel R. Hernandez Analie Hernandez Brianna Hernandez Jasmine Hernandez Johnathon Hernandez Jackelyn Eloisa Hernandez Hannah Marie Herode Louis J. Herrera Savannah Herrick* Callie M. Hetrick* Cosette F. Heuer Hector Higareda Kenroy Higgins Napoleon M. Highbrou Exavier Hill Larot Rolando Hilton Alessia Hilty Desiree Glenda Hinds* Megan Hines Joshua Hines Zane Hinojosa Juan P. Hinojosa* Halanie J. Hinojoza Kin Long Ho Mackenzie P. Hodges Zachary Hodges Jack Hodgson* Natalie Hodgson** Brady Hoff* Michael Hoffman Alyssa M. Hoiem Spencer S. Holden Amanda R. Holifield Anika Holliday Thalia Hollis* Vanessa Holly** Joshua J. Holmes Conner Holmsten Kelsi Marie Holt Antonii Holyshkin Faith Rose Hom Taylor Janene Hopkins Savanna M. Hopp Joshua J. Hoppe Dayton Thomas Hoptry Jasmine Horat Taylor Hornberger** Makena Diane Horne** Stephanie Hornsby Amanda R. Horrocks* Hayley R. Houck Thomas D. Houston Angelica H. Houston* Cameron Alexander Howard Claire Huang* Alondra E. Huerta Miguel A. Huerta-Gomez Kyra I. Hughes Shavonni D. Hughes Adam Hultz Jillian Hunt Danielle V. Hurt** Cameron M. Iacovoni Maribel C. Ibarra Fernando Ibarra Caitlin Ibarrola Aliyah K. Ige* Tyler Imler Cameron J. Imrisek kawalkowski Matias Infante Bethany A. Irish Elijah L. Ison Diamond Jackson Jacob D. Jackson Treavor Jacobs-Fulcher Daniel Jaime Jordana J. James Camerra James Devon Lavontia James Tanner Doc Kelley James Cameron Allen Jamison Bradley Jansen Jeanne Rolen A. Jaochico Omar I. Jauregui Alexandra K. Jeffry** Nikita Erik Jegers
Isaiah Jenkins Victoria Michelle Jenkins Devin K. Jensen Richard Jenson Kyle A. Jeremy Sebastian T. Jeter Francisco J. Jimenez Jose J. Jimenez Sergio I. Jimenez Irma Jimenez Marlene Jimenez Graciela G. Jimenez Hernandez Faith Elizabeth Jimenez Rosales Clara Jimenez Serna Madison K. Jine Taylor Lyn Jobb Jaclynn C. Johnson Jaelah S. Johnson Kendyl A. Johnson Taliyah A. Johnson Zachary W. Johnson Isaiah Johnson Alia Johnson Brandon Johnson Angelica Rowena Johnson Shane E. Johnson Alliyah J. Johnson Cushan B. Johnson Katalina Johnston Brent O. Jolaoso Grayson D. Jolivette Maya A. Jones Jalen Jones Jaron Jones Makel Jones Mark Jones Mykel Jones Viveka Jones Cameron A. Jones Akilah L. Jones Derek Logan Jones Zachary J. Jones** Caroline Elaine Jones** Alyssa Jones* Tamara F. Jordan Brian Davis Jordan Peyton K. Jose Gracyann Margaret Joslin** Haley A. Jozwiak Feliza Juarez** Juana Juarez-Ortiz Deone C. Jubilo Turner Judson Alec T. Juntura Richard M. Kabasinskas Emma K. Kaczmarczyk Macie Kahler Danielle K. Kaleialii* Jessica B. Kaler Nicholas Kamalakis* Emily Ann Kameny Julien Karleskind Sara Katzman** Savannah L. Kavert** Samantha Keefer Kylee Keers Kayla Kehres Timothy Karl Kein** Lindsay Ann Keller Jasmine T. Kellogg** Kylie Kendall** Andrew E. Kennedy Tiffany Kennon Sophia L. Kent Isaiah Key Valerie Keys Kiara Mary Kiester D’Ante Killian Bong Kim Rattanack Leo Kim* Grace Unice Kim* Max Kimball* Jayden A. King Gennaveve Grace Kinnaird Bryson Kinnick Jenna Kirk Shae S. Kish Samuel Kitching Sarah Klinger Nathan E. Koltak-Worrall Madeline Anne Koontz** Katerina A. Korzhov* Mark A. Kouznetsov Christian Kramer Angelica Kraus** Julianna G. Kubik** Jack A. Kubik Boyd Thriya Kumar Viktoria Kvam Nicole A. Kwasny** Gabriana N. La** Tyler La France Madeleine R. LaBute** Eryn B. Lafferty Erin L. Lampkin Lacey M. LaMunyon Austin Lee LaMunyon Kristofer Land Michael Landeros Katelynn Landry Aaron Mara Lane Marshae Lang Luke John Lang Aiwin Collete Cosme Lapuz Gabriel Lara Giulian Z. Laranang Brandon L. Larkin John Dominic Pearman Lasquete Dolly L. Latu* Brendan H. Lau Allyssa Laulu Anton Julian Lauron Elijah Lawrence
JUNE 8, 2018
The Liberty Union High School District Board of Trustees Congratulates the Class of 2018! **Students graduating with a total GPA of 4.0 or higher on a 4-point scale. *Students graduating on the Principal’s Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.75 or higher. Maxwell Lawrence-Jones Faith Suesanne Lawton Apodaca Christina Le Danny Lechtaler Lynell Angela Panganiban Ledesma** Zavian Lee Caitlyn Lee Cassandra Lee Camryn A. Lee Jasmine Lee** Ryan Leighton Madison M. Leiser Maria E. Leiva Curtis J. Lellman Hayden Lars Lenthe Yanessa J. Leon John Ray Lerio Nicholas James Leuenberger Reece Devin Lewis Breana Lewis* Dominic Leyva Amanda Li Emily Lichlyter** Samantha K. Liebgott Skyler Ligon** Hannah Mae F Lim Derini C. Lincoln** Adrian J. Linder Victoria LiPetri* Josemanuel M. Lira Ashlie N. Livermore* Esabella Raquel Llamas Christopher A. Llewellyn Sarah A. Locastro* Joshua D. Lockwood Caitlyn Rose Lodovico* Mackenzie Eniko Long* Sophia Lourdes Lopes Braiden T. Lopez Brittney M. Lopez Christopher M. Lopez Eric Lopez Katherin A. Lopez Serena M Lopez Natalie Lopez Emilio Lopez Priscilla Lopez Alex Lopez Deisy Lopez Nicholas Lopez Isabela A. Lopez* Zachary Lopinto Jabbarr Rasheed Love Alyssa Lovos Tehya Lovos Jacob A. Lowe Sophia Lowe* Taylen D. Lowery Jasmine M. Lozano** Amanda Lucay Cece Kaitlyn Luong Alizae Luy Brandon Macahilig Eilidh MacDonald Schuyler James Macdonald Jocelyn A. Macedo Haley S. Machado Juan M. Macias George Macias Madison MacPherson** Cameron R. Maderios Maria d Madrigal Penaloza Margaret C. Magstadt David Majewski Jamie Majnarich David Maldonado Khali Malone Megan Maloney Kaila Malzahn Savannah Manhoso Vincent K. Manibusan-Evans Ella Marie Patayan Manipud Casey Manuel Bailey Rene Marbry Caren L. Marciel Emily K. Marfia Morgan R. Marfoldi Alexandra Marin Dominic J. Marini Paloma Mariscal Cristian Marquez Lauren A. Marquez Elizabeth G. Marquis Kaitlin Marse Gianni Martelle Shane Martin Alyssa Martin* Courtney Martin** Amaya M. Martinez Cierra M. Martinez Cristian J. Martinez Gabriella M. Martinez Carla Martinez Giovanni Martinez Kayla Martinez Luis Martinez Luisa Martinez Bryan Martinez Zyanya Martinez Tatiana Marie Martinez Justin James Martinez Simon Martinez Adrienne N. Martinez Marisol Martinez Serrato Andrea Martinez-Melena Michael Marvulli* Connor L. Masadas DeAngelo D. Mason Garret Mathews Lynnea Mayorga** Jah’nese Mc Neill Abigail McAuley**
Allyson I. McBroom** Logan McCann Bailey McCaslin Brianna Lieven McColgin Jackson Isaac McCool Taji McCoy* Sophia McDade Sebastian McDaniel Caleb McDonough Heidi J. McFarland Devon McGee Hunter McGlashan Madison McIntosh Jordan McIntosh** James McIntyre Valerie Michelle McKay Treavor J. McNally Alison McReaken Ski L. Mecham Alejandro P. Medina Raul Medina Sebastian Rei Medina Cindy Mejia Adriana Mejia-Ramos Allison S. Melissare Jake T. Melot Marissa O. Melton** Andrew J. Mendez Natalie Mendez Soriano Bersain Mendoza Xochitl Mendoza Ekow E. Mensah Joseph J. Mentor Omar Mercado Haley S. Merin Sarah L. Merrick Caelan E. Merryman Marcus Mesina Alexandra Metez Gianna A. Meza Matthew Meza Lia Marie Milam* Haley S. Miller Tiffany E. Miller Shelby Miller Summer Miller Jones Douglass N. Minor Madison J. Minton Anthony C. Miu Isaiah M. Mixon Emily J. Modar Olivia Moglia Husna Mohammad** Camden Moldovan Mariah Molina Valerie M. Mondaca Jasmine Mondragon Matthew Monge Zoe Adriana Moniz Elise Monroe* Jarrett Monsef Benjamin Monson Pedro Montes Zachary Montes Kevin Montgomery* Aryanna Montion Kristian Anthony Montoya Faith M. Moore Adam J. Moore Brinley Grayce Moorman** Adrianna I. Morales Guadalupe I. Morales Luisa P. Morales Andrea Morales Brayan Moreno Nadean A. Moreno Munoz Steven Steve Moreyra Branden L. Morgan Connor Morgan D’Andre Morgan Hunter Mori* Dalia Morocho Elizabeth Kate Morretta Samantha L. Morris* Camryn Moser Mason Robert Moser Monya Mosley Ajanni Mosley Danielle Moss Heather Marie Moss Panagiotis Moussouras Rachel Mueller Faith Mueller Rathi Mukherjee Amanda Mukhtar Alexandria Mullaney Shane Christopher Mullen Andrew E. Mullins Emily Muniz** Antonio G. Munoz Jaqueline A. Munoz Liliana Jasmin Munoz Scott D. Munson* Celeste Murillo Vanessa Linda Murillo Celia T. Murillo Amezcua** Jesus Murillo Guzman* Lindsey R. Murnane* Cecily M. Murphy Stephen M. Murphy Oscar E. Murray Ryan Isaac Nabas Omar Sultan Nabkel Madina Fatima Nadem Vanessa Naja Jasmine H. Nam** Anna B. Namgung** Antonio Narez* Maracelle Marjon Nasrat Gabriel Nava Lorenzo Piopenio Navales Eduardo Navarro Ernesto Navarro Javier Navarro
Nicolas Navidad Andrew Dawson Neciuk Jonathan Alexander Ned Mackenzie L. Nelson Alicia R. Nelson Hannah C. Nesta* Claire Neumeuer* Crystal J. Ngan** Maximillian N. Nguyen Quang P. Nguyen Kaelyn Nguyen Mindy Nguyen Troung Giang Nguyen Nancy Nguyen Chau T. Nguyen* Chad Nickelson Verania J. Nieto Puneet Nirankari** Audrey Nituan ** Audrey Nicole Nolan Smith Ashley Taylor Nolan Smith Kylee Melina Norris Devin K. Novak Lea M. Nunez Savannah L. O’Brien Brian S. O’Farrell Brenden Michael O’Malley Ryan Michael O’Malley Dillon Michael O’Malley Alyssa O’Toole Samantha Ocampo* Maria I. Ochoa Jackeline Ochoa* Hector Manfredo Ochoa Aragon* Keren Sheen Oczon** Jessica O’Dell Drew Odell-Walker Sharae Evette Odoms Jordana Y. Ogren Tiffany I. Oji Cody A. Oleski Nicole Oleson Destiny Olgin Alondra Olivarez Alyssa Olivas Jenna C. Olson** Raquebah T. Onipede** Nicole L. Onstott Gianluca Oquendo Arianna P. Oranje** Reynaldo Ordaz Amire D. Orduna Angelina Orgoglio Mayra Ornelas Daniel Oropeza Lanz Tristan Orpilla Ramon Orta Leandra Ortega Renee Ortega Alec Ortega Andrew Isaiha Ortega Gonzalez Brayan Ortiz Christian A. Ortiz Uriel S. Ortiz Marco Ortiz Collin D. Ortone Jessica M. Oseguera Juan L. Oseguera Timothy Obara Ositu Alejandro Osorio Ariel Osorio Wahidi Naji Davis Othman Stephen T. Ott** Raul Oviedo Antoine J. Owens Melody D. Oyinkansola Devin M. Ozment Kameron Allen Pacheco Jenae Donlee Packard** Julian Padilla Martin A. Padilla Danielle Paez Marisa Paglinawan Justin Pahule Avinash Pai** Noah Edward Paige* Charles A. Palmer Gavin R. Palmer* Anita Pang* Robert B. Panga Maria D. Pantoja* Dominic Giovanni Papini Alexandria Parcasio* Paloma Paredes* Alyssa R. Parilla** Joo Rhee Park* Aidan Parker Mykalah Parkinson Ricardo C. Parra Bryant Partida Suarez Lily Partida** Kaley Ann Pastor* Riley J. Payerchin Bailey Pease Kaleb Pease Fiona Makayla Pecson* Victoria Chante Peddie* Laura Pedraza Isaac Pedro Michael W. Pedrotti Jorge L. Pena Abigail F. Pena Alea R. Pena Marianna A. Penaflor Gutierrez Jonathan Peralta Alexis Pereira Araceli Perez Fatima Perez Manuel Perez Luis Perez Andrea Perez Jasmin Perez
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Recognizing elder abuse When we are sick we go to a doctor – if it’s something a little more serious or specific, we are referred to a specialist who can talk to us about our heart or our skin or even our feet. The same thing applies when there is a legal issue or conflict. The laws are pretty strict when it comes Senior to elder abuse or orner misconduct, and most attorneys these days specialize in different venues. As laws change or evolve, I try to keep up with them and, in the case of elder abuse, it is imperative to know our rights and Marla how to ensure they are Luckhardt honored. Although both federal and state laws address elder abuse, which can include neglect and financial exploitation, state law is the primary source of remedies and protection. There are a few federal laws that relate specifically to both elder abuse and neglect, but none of these laws support services for victims. The Elder Justice Act of 2009 has received some limited funding but still defers to states and local agencies for identification, prevention or remediation of elder abuse. According to my sources, legislation is pending that may significantly increase federal resources to respond to crimes against seniors, but as we all know, the wheels in Washington move slowly and sadly, our seniors are not always the priority they should be. Currently, the Elder Justice Act coordinates federal elder abuse detection and prevention programs within the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and has established the Elder Abuse Coordinating Council, but with limited appropriation, it is far from ample for what is needed. As a watchdog of sorts, one of the provisions of the act requires owners, operators and employees of long-term care facilities to report suspected crimes committed there and to provide 60 days written notice to the HHS secretary and the state of a facility’s impending closure. The notice must include a plan for transfer and adequate relocation of all residents. Another provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires the HHS secretary to establish a nationwide program for background checks on prospective direct patient access employees of long-term care facilities and providers. These stringent rules must be abided by at all facilities for our seniors, as violations are taken seriously. A common problem is in the reporting of these infractions, as some seniors are either unable or afraid to raise any concerns. Many of those I have spoken to are fearful they will be asked to leave if they comment or complain about their treatment or level of care in either a nursing home or other senior living facility they call home. Moving is not an easy thing to do at any age, and the physical and emotional stress of major changes can take its toll on the elderly. “Elder abuse goes sadly unreported in far too many cases,” said local elder attorney
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guardianship of the person, of financial matters or property and conservatorship. I was my parent’s advocate. I watched over them like a mama bear with her cubs. The roles reversed as they got older, and I was honored to make sure they were being well treated by everyone who came in contact with them. When I felt that was not happening, my Brooklyn came out and reared its ugly head with a vengeance! Be your own advocate or designate a loved one, and if you have feel any discomfort or concern about your care, no matter who you rely on for assistance, please reach out and get help. You need not be a victim – ever! Marla Luckhardt is a Brentwood resident who works with senior care and advocacy groups. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fatality reported in Vasco Road collision A teenage girl has died and two young males were critically injured when the Jeep Compass they were riding in was involved in a head-on collision on Vasco Road on Monday, June 4. The 17-year-old female, a resident of East Palo Alto, died at an area hospital of her injuries. The other two victims were transported by air ambulance to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek and Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. Injuries sustained included multiple leg fractures in one patient and a loss of consciousness in the other. The accident was reported at 2:24 p.m. a short distance south of the intersection with Walnut Boulevard. A Jeep Compass carrying the three passengers collided with a flatbed tow truck. According to a representative from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the Jeep was headed north on Vasco and entered the southbound lane while attempting to pass another vehicle. It then collided with the southbound tow truck. The Jeep continued down an embankment and then caught fire. All three occupants escaped the vehicle before the fire spread to the passenger compartment. A witness reported to the CHP that one of the passengers was ejected from the vehicle, but that has not been confirmed. The vehicle fire consumed the Jeep and
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ignited vegetation on both sides of Vasco Road. Some farm equipment stored on the northbound side of Vasco was also destroyed or damaged by the fire.
Units from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to the incident along with CAL FIRE crews called to assist with the resultant vegetation.
Vasco Road was closed in both directions while rescue operations were underway. The CHP is investigating the incident. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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Ron Mohr wins PBA50 Northern California Classic by Kyle Szymanski Staff Writer
As Ron Mohr jumped into his truck to head to Harvest Park Bowl for the final rounds of the PBA50 Northern California Classic last week, a clue dropped into his lap foreshadowing a special day. A Mother Mary medallion that travels with Mohr on his cross-country bowling trips, a gift from his late wife, dropped from his truck visor onto the seat. And Mohr’s fate for the day was sealed. The Las Vegas resident went on to finish the tournament with 12 straight wins, including defeating legend Walter Ray Williams Jr. 237-218 in the stepladder final to win the PBA50 Northern California Classic for the second time in his career. “She’s still with me,” Mohr said after defeating Williams, alluding to his late wife and the special moment. Mohr, a recent Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame inductee, dodged an open in his first frame and a 26-pin deficit early in the championship contest but rebounded with a spare and six strikes to win his 10th PBA50 Tour title and $8,000. “First, I thought, ‘Here we go again’ after the open in the first frame,” said Mohr. “But then I refocused and thought, ‘It’s early, and it’s not over yet.’ I kept telling myself, ‘Just make good shots the rest of the way and see
how it goes from there.’” Williams started strong in the final with four strikes but left the 4-6-7-10 split in the fifth frame and never recovered. “It’s incredible – somehow I came out on top,” said Mohr, whose day arguably got easier once he started bowling, after warming up with 800 sit-ups and 150 push-ups. Williams, who was seeking his 12th PBA50 Tour title, entered the stepladder final on fire after defeating Michael Haugen Jr. 258-237 in the semifinal. Haugen took care of last year’s tournament winner Amleto Monacelli 258-213 in the stepladder opening round and then knocked off Chris Warren 258-237 in the quarterfinal before falling to Williams. Prior to the stepladder final, Harvest Park Bowl also announced its PBA50 Northern California Classic proam winners. Cody’s Patterson’s three-game scratch total of 674, combined with the pro total of 843, earned him a 1,706 grand total and a $200 scholarship. Victor Arnold (scratch total of 816) also earned a $200 scholarship. Meanwhile, Cassidy Hannan’s scratch total of 695 and Alex Hernandez’s 566 scratch total, combined with the pro total of 773, earned both of them $200 scholarship awards.
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Ron Mohr, seen here with Brentwood Mayor Bob Taylor, won the PBA50 Northern California Classic last week at Harvest Park Bowl. Clark Walmer’s three-game scratch total of 868, which included two 300 games, brought him a $500 cash prize as the winner of the adult division prize, while William Grey won the senior division and $500 with a 797 scratch total, combined with the pro total of 884 for a 1,681 grand total. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
Heritage defeated in North Coast Section semi-finals by Nate Smith Correspondent
As Foothill pitcher Nicole May and Heritage pitcher Delia Scott continued to put forth one scoreless inning after another last week, it became clear the North Coast Section (NCS) Division I semifinal game would be decided by the slimmest of margins. As it turned out, even the eventual gamewinning play was a matter of mere inches, as Foothill outlasted the Patriots 2-0 to return to the section championship game. Scoreless headed into the top of the sixth inning, Scott retired Foothill cleanup hitter Courtney Beaudin and five-spot batter Lauren Hermes on back-
to-back ground balls to shortstop. After forcing Scott to throw just two pitches to open the inning, however, Ellen Ebbers worked the count and drew a walk on a full count. Allie McElroy followed with a single into left field, which brought up Gianna Lyng, with runners on first and second with two outs. “Our lineup, one through nine every game, at some point everyone comes through,” said Foothill coach Matt S w e e n e y. “ We wouldn’t be in the position otherwise. After the first two batters, we had automatic take for Ellen until (Scott) threw strikes, and then the bottom of our lineup see Semi-Finals page 27
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A dominating force The O’Hara Park Middle School boys’ soccer team recently completed its season undefeated. The squad scored 51 goals, while surrendering only one. “With a dominating defense and amazing offense, it made for an ‘unbeataBullDog’ (sic) season,” said coach Jose Quesada. In the front row, from left, are Tyler Stafford, Elias Castro, Fernando Guitron, Cruz Aguilar, Wesley Pullman and Quesada; in the back row are Brian Mallet, David Espiritu, Aidan Lear, Jacob Lepore, Nacho Garcia, Jorge Villsenor, Jaysen Blount, Davian Valencia, Asian Wilmott and Anthony Infantas.
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came through.” Hitting in the eighth spot for the Falcons, Lyng delivered a sinking line drive to right field. Heritage sophomore Lyndsey Burrow charged the ball and made a fantastic diving attempt to get the ball in the tip of her glove, but as she hit the ground, the ball popped out and to her side, allowing pinch-runner Amanda Mero to race home with the go-ahead run. Scott then struck out Nikki Thornton to end the inning, but the damage had been done. “I just went up with the mindset that I needed to do my job,” Lyng said. “There was a lot of pressure on me, after my girls worked hard to get on base, but I just told myself to hit the ball hard somewhere, so we could get that run in.” May continued her dominance in the bottom of the sixth inning, retiring the side in order to make it 16 straight outs at the plate for the Patriots after a firstinning infield single. Foothill added to the lead in the top of the seventh, this time from the top of the order with no outs. Hope Alley drew a lead-off walk, and Hailey Hayes singled into left to put runners on first and second. May then singled into center, which appeared to load the bases, but Heritage threw behind Hayes at second after she got hung up between second and third, and Alley scored on the throw for the second run. Scott retired Beaudin and Hermes for the final two outs, but a two-run cushion was more than enough for May.
Heritage opened the bottom of the seventh with back-to-back singles from Morgan Hess and Xiara Diaz, and Hess was thrown out by a half-step at third base on Riley Ehlen’s chopper to short. May then got Paige Sasser to pop up to second base, for an automatic out under the infield fly rule, but Diaz tried to advance to third when the ball was dropped and ended up being thrown out for the final out of the game. “I have a lot of trust in my teammates to make the play, so I know that whether I get the batter out of on my own or they do it for me, we will get the job done,” said May, who finished the complete-game shutout with nine strikeouts. “At the end (when they got two runners on), that’s when it gets fun. I kind of get more into it, and have more focus. We are so bonded as a team, and I knew we would come through.” Despite the loss, Heritage finished another strong season, capturing its fifth straight Bay Valley Athletic League title, and making its third straight trip to the section semifinals. The Patriots have been eliminated each year by the Falcons. “I was very proud of our effort today, because once again, we fought hard against a very good team,” said Heritage coach Ron Rivers. “They easily could have quit those final two innings. Delia (Scott) pitched extremely well to keep that team to two runs.” Amador Valley knocked off Foothill 2-0 to win the section crown on June 2. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
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Last weekend’s California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships brought an end to the high school season for athletes around California. That included stars from two Bay Valley Athletic League schools – Heritage and Pittsburg – which both sent athletes to Clovis. In 2017, Jett Charvet won the state championship in the 800 meters as a junior. He was the first Patriot athlete to win a state championship in any sport. He nearly repeated in 2018. Charvet was a model of consistency in the final. He ran an opening lap of 55.536, a second lap of 55.246 and was the third fastest finalist in each lap. But despite being in sixth place after the first lap, senior Justin Gomez from Campbell’s Westmont High School had a second lap of 54.134, easily the best in the field, to claim the state championship. Charvet’s time of 1:50.79 was good enough for second place. Heritage also sent senior Xavier Williams and junior Kidest Befikadu to Clovis,
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LEGALS NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. #: 02018-002 LOAN #: GRW003675-F APN #: 0115800237 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, 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 sale. Trustor: ANTHONY GRADEN, AN UNMARRIED MAN Duly Appointed Trustee: GUILD ADMINISTRATION CORP., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION Trust Deed Date: 06/01/2015 Recording Date: 06/03/2015 Instrument Number: 20150112750-00 Book: —- Page Recorded in County: CONTRA COSTA State of CA Date and Time of Sale: 06/27/2018 at: 01:30PM Place of Sale: At the north side of the Pittsburg Civic Center near the grass located at 65 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg, CA 94565 Estimated Sale Amount: $535,410.56 Legal Description of Property: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST. Street Address of Property (or Other Common Designation, if any): 8147 WESTPORT CIRCLE, DISCOVERY BAY, CA 94505 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
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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 916-939-0772 or visit this Internet Web site www.nationwideposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case 02018-002. 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: 05/22/2018 GUILD ADMINISTRATION CORPORATION AS SAID TRUSTEE 5898 COPLEY DRIVE, SAN DIEGO, CA 92111 (858) 492-5890 BY: GAIL WINDUS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY NPP0333139 To: BRENTWOOD PRESS 06/01/2018, 06/08/2018, 06/15/2018 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76724 Publish Dates: June 1, 8, 15, 2018. NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE (Division 6 of the Commercial Code) Escrow No. 019459-KL (1) Notice is hereby given to creditors of the within named Seller(s) that a bulk sale is about to be made on personal property hereinafter described. (2) The name and business addresses of the seller are: MING BUFFET INC., 6281 LONE TREE WAY, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 (3) The location in California of the chief executive office of the Seller is: SAME AS ABOVE (4) The names and business address of the Buyer(s) are: LONE TREE BUFFET, INC, 6281 LONE TREE WAY, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 (5) The location and general description of the assets to be sold are: FURNITURE, FIXTURES, EQUIPMENT & GOODWILL of that certain business located at: 6281 LONE TREE WAY, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 (6) The business name used by the seller(s) at said location is: GOLDEN DRAGON BUFFET (7) The anticipated date of the bulk sale
is JUNE 26, 2018 at the office of: GREEN ESCROW SERVICES, INC, 2010 CROW CANYON PL, STE 212, SAN RAMON, CA 94583, Escrow No. 019459-KL, Escrow Officer: KATHY LOZANO, CSEO, CEI (8) Claims may be filed with Same as “7” above. (9) The last day for filing claims is: JUNE 25, 2018. (10) This bulk sale is subject to Section 6106.2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. (11) As listed by the Seller, all other business names and addresses used by the Seller within three years before the date such list was sent or delivered to the Buyer are: NONE. DATED: JUNE 1, 2018 TRANSFEREES: LONE TREE BUFFET, INC LA2038487 6/8/18 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76799 Publish Date: June 8, 2018. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) CASE NUMBER (Número del Caso): L17-00589 NOTICE TO DEFENDANT (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): MAXSAM PARTNERS, LLC a California limited liability company fdba VITALITY BOWLS PLEASANT HILL; MARK UNTERBACK, an individual, and DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): US FOODS, INC., NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo. ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. ¡AVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la información a continuación. Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para
su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperación de $10,000 ó más de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 COURT STREET, P.O. Box 911, MARTINEZ, CA 94553. The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Alan L. Brodkin, SBN 85991 ALAN L. BRODKIN & ASSOCIATES 15500 B ROCKFIELD BLVD Irvine, CA 92618 Phone: (949) 457-8686 Fax: (949) 457-8688. DATE (Fecha): February 14, 2017 Clerk, by (Secretario): L, DIAZ, Deptuty (Adjunto) NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served - Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76792 Publish Dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018. SUMMONS (Family Law) CITACIÓN (Derecho familiar) ON AMENDED PETITION NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): ALBERT MCGOUGH You are being sued Read the information below. Lo estά n demandado. Lea la informaciό n a continuaciό n y en la pά gina siguiente. Petitioner’s name is (Nombre del demandante): MUNNI MCGOUGH CASE NUMBER (NÚ MERO DE CASO): D1801140 You have 30 calendar days after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL-120 ) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter, phone call or court appearance will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. For Legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. Get help finding a lawyer at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www. courts.ca.gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services website (www.lawhelpca. org), or by contacting your local county bar association. Tiene 30 dias de calendario despué s de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citaciό n y Peticiό n para presentar una Respuesta (formu-
lario FL-120) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefό nica o una audiencia de la corte no basta para protegerlo. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar ό rdenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte tambié n le puede ordenar que pague manutenciό n, y honorarios y costos legales. Para asesoramiento legal, pό ngase en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener informaciό n para encontrar a un abogado en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en el sitio web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpca .org) o ponié ndose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. NOTICE: The restraining orders are on Page 2: These restraining orders are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. They are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. AVISO - LAS Ó RDENES DE RESTRICCIΌN SE ENCUENTRAN EN LA PÁ GINA 2: Las ό rdenes de restricciό n estά n en vigencia en cuanto a ambos cό nyuges o miembros de la pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la peticiό n, se emita un fallo o la corte dé otras ό rdenes. Cualquier agencia del orden pύ blico que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas ό rdenes puede hacerlas acatar en cualquier lugar de California. FEE WAIVER: If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. The court may order you to pay back all of part of the fee and costs that the court waived for you or the other party. EXENCIÓ N DE CUOTAS: Si no puere pagar la cuota de presentaciό n pida al secretario un formulario de exenciό n de cuotas. La corte puede ordenar que usted pague, ya sea en parte o por completo, las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentos a peticiό n de usted o de la otra parte. 1. The name and address of the court are: (El nombre y direcciό n de la corte son): Superior Court of California - County Contra Costa, 751 PINE STREET, MARTINEZ, CA 94553 2. The name, address, and telephone number of petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: (El nombre, direcciό n y nύ mero de telé fono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante si no tiene abogado, son): MUNNI MCGOUGH 2201 LAFAYETTE DR. ANTIOCH, CA 94509 (925) 262-6709 Date (Fecha): MAY 1, 2018 Clerk, by: (Secretario,por) A.J. GAMBOL, Deputy (Asistente) Denise L. Reposa Prep’d by DENISE FAMILY LAW AND DIVORCE DOCUMENT ASSISTANCE 1215 PINE ST MARTINEZ, CA 94553 L.D.A.-C.C. CITY NO. 133 (925) 229-5460 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76665 Publish Dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003089-00 The name of the business: Terra-Bowls Located at: 1049 Vineyard Dr In: Oakley, CA 94561, is hereby registered by the following owner: Tarra Abdullah-Grayson. 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: Tarra AbdullahGrayson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 10, 2018 by Deputy M Neal Expires 5/10/2023 Oakley Press No. 030477 76655 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003182-00 The name of the business(es): Solar Shine Located at: 1140 Quail Valley Run In: Oakley, CA 94561, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Joshua Laine. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on May 14, 2018. Signature of registrant: Joshua Laine. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 15, 2018 by Deputy J. Crawford Expires 5/15/2023 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 76711 Publish dates: May 25, June 1, 8, & 15, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003282-00 The name of the business(es): 1. Elite Real Estate Group 2. Elite International Real Estate Group 3. Elite Luxury Real Estate Group Located at: 2170 Main St Suite D In: Oakley, CA 94561, is hereby registered by the following owner: Agency Real Estate Group. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Defny deHaan, Secretary. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 21, 2018 by Deputy C Pittman Expires 5/21/2023 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 76740 Publish dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003319-00 The name of the business(es): 1. DPG Design 2. DPGDesign - Landscpe Design Studios Located at: 4701 Main St, Suite B In: Oakley, CA 94505, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1. David Garcia 2. Susie Garcia. This business is conducted by: Married Couple. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on February, 2016. Signature of registrant: Susie Garcia. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 22, 2018 by Deputy S. Alvarez Expires 5/22/2023 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 76786 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 18-0902 Loan No.: ******2609 APN: 032-470-045-9 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/28/2014. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided
in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: LIAN GABRIEL BASALLO AND TED BASALLO, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS COMMUNITY. Duly Appointed Trustee: PRESTIGE DEFAULT SERVICES. Recorded 4/30/2014 as Instrument No. 2014-0067847-00 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 6/15/2018 at 9:00 AM. Place of Sale:At the north side of the Pittsburg Civic Center near the grass located at 65 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg, CA 94565. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $411,252.64. Street Address or other common designation of real property: 840 PATHFINDER COURT OAKLEY, CA 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. All checks payable to Prestige Default Services. 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 https://www.servicelinkasap.com/ default.aspx, using the file number assigned to this case 18-0902. 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: 5/16/2018 PRESTIGE DEFAULT SERVICES 1920 Old Tustin Ave. Santa Ana, California 92705 Sale Line: (714) 730-2727 Michelle R. Ghidotti-Gonsalves, President A-4658070 05/25/2018, 06/01/2018, 06/08/2018 Oakley Press 03-0477 76690 Publish Dates: May 25, June 1, 8, 2018.
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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 Wednesday, July 11, 2018, hold a public hearing to consider: Whether to recommend that the City Council approve an application for the following entitlements associated with the proposed Deer Ridge & Shadow Lakes Community Improvement Plan project, located generally as shown on the map included on the reverse of this notice: • An Environmental Impact Report to disclose the environmental impacts of the project, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act; • A Development Agreement (DA 18-001) to be passed by adoption of an ordinance to, among other things, grant vested rights to the developer, ensure the long term operation and maintenance of the reconfigured Deer Ridge and Shadow Lakes golf course, and establish proper phasing of the project; • A General Plan amendment (GPA 17-002) to change the land use designation on approximately 32 acres from Semi-Public Facility (SPF) to Residential-High Density. This includes 13.77 acres in Deer Ridge, located south of Balfour Road and west of Foothill Drive, and 18.26 acres in Shadow Lakes, located north of Balfour Road and southwest of Lakeview Drive; • A rezone (RZ 17-005) to amend the PD-20 (Deer Ridge) and PD-18 (Shadow Lakes) zoning districts, consistent with the requested General Plan amendment, to facilitate development that could include age-restricted multi-family housing, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and/or memory care facilities. The rezone will include, among other regulations, development standards to address building setbacks, building height, parking, and landscaping. • A tentative parcel map (MS 17001) to create a 13.77-acre parcel in Deer Ridge for the future development of uses identified above. The proposed parcel encompasses the existing clubhouse and parking lot for the Deer Ridge Golf Club, located at 801 Foothill Drive. • A tentative parcel map (MS 17002) to create an 18.26-acre parcel in Shadow Lakes for the future development of uses identified above. The parcel encompasses the existing 10th and 18th holes of the Shadow Lakes Golf Club, located north of Balfour Road and southwest of Lakeview Drive. • A design review (DR 17-010) for a new golf cart bridge over Balfour Road to connect the reconfigured golf course. Applicant: SunCoast Properties Said hearing will be held at the City Council Chambers, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, California. The Planning Commission will likely continue its deliberations on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the same location, but individuals wishing to offer comments are advised to appear on Wednesday, July 11, as the public hearing portion of this agenda item may conclude that evening. Further information may be obtained from Planning Manager Erik Nolthenius [(925) 516-5137 or enolthenius@ brentwoodca.gov] in the Community Development Department of the City of Brentwood, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, California 94513. A Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) has been prepared for this project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. The FEIR is available for review beginning June 8, 2018 at City Hall (150 City Park Way) and the City of Brentwood’s website (https:// www.brentwoodca.gov/gov/cd/planning/drsl_devprj.asp) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76815 Publish Date: June 8, 2018.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003006-00 The name of the business: Notary & More Located at: 2536 Bluerock Dr. In: Antioch, CA 94531, is hereby registered by the following owner: Cherie S. Gubisch. 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: Cherie S. Gubisch. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 8, 2018 by Deputy A Vasquez Expires 5/8/2023 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 76654 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018.
business: Judy Dawson Pet Sitting Service Located at: 4425 Whitehoof Way In: Antioch, CA 94531, is hereby registered by the following owner: Judy L. Dawson. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 5/23/18. Signature of registrant: Judy Dawson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 23, 2018 by Deputy L Fallas Expires 5/23/2023 Antioch Press No. 061617 76734 Publish dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018.
dress or other common designation of real property: 3807 Hummingbird Drive, Antioch, CA 94509 A.P.N.: 075-394-030 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above.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 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:$ 467,429.37.Note: Because the Beneficiary reserves the right to bid less than the total debt owed, it is possible that at the time of the sale the opening bid may be less than the total debt. 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 of the Deed of Trust has executed and delivered to the undersigned a written request to commence foreclosure, and the undersigned caused a Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S 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 this 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 (866)-9608299 or visit this Internet Web site http:// www.altisource.com/MortgageServices/ DefaultManagement/TrusteeServices. aspx using the file number assigned to this case 2016-01673-CA. 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: May 19, 2018 Western Progressive, LLC, as Trustee for beneficiary C/o 1500 Palma Drive, Suite 237 Ventura, CA 93003 Sale Information Line: (866) 960-8299 http:// www.altisource.com/MortgageServices/ DefaultManagement/TrusteeServices. aspx Trustee Sale Assistant WESTERN PROGRESSIVE, LLC MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Antioch Press No. 06-1617 76718 Publish Dates: June 1, 8, 15, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0002808-00 The name of the business: Shear Canine Located at: 6061 Lone Tree Way Unit J In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: Jamie Bodal 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: Jamie Bodal. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: April 30, 2018 by Deputy L Fallas Expires 4/30/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76702 Publish dates: May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2018.
registered by the following owner: ACE Painting Service, Inc. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 1/21/05. Signature of registrant: Daniel R. Aceves, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 11, 2018 by Deputy H Franklin Expires 5/11/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76707 Publish dates: May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2018.
names listed above on 5/22/18. Signature of registrant: Ali Alyanak. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 22, 2018 by Deputy A Gnecco Expires 5/22/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76738 Publish dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003151-00 The name of the business(es): East Bay Duct and Air Solution Located at: 2404 Tompkins Way In: Antioch, CA 94509, is hereby registered by the following owner: Yehonatan Bitton. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 5/1418. Signature of registrant: Yehonatan Bitton. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 14, 2018 by Deputy L. Fallas Expires 5/14-/2023 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 76710 Publish dates: May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003348-00 The name of the business: Pizza Guys Located at: 1100 Sycamore Dr In: Antioch, CA 94509, is hereby registered by the following owner: Sdhanju, Inc. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Inderjit Dhanju, Vice President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 23, 2018 by Deputy A Vasquez Expires 5/23/2023 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 76787 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003439-00 The name of the business: Contra Costa Community Outreach Clinic and Laboratory Located at: 4041 Lone Tree Way In: Antioch, CA 94511, is hereby registered by the following owner: Contra Costa Community Outreach Clinic and Laboratory. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Bulmaro Orozco. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 29, 2018 by Deputy J Crawford Expires 5/29/2023 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 76789 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003160-00 The name of the business: 1. DaNang Restaurant 2. Da Nang Restaurant 3. DaNang Tourane Restaurant Located at: 4393 Hillcrest Ave In: Antioch, CA 94531, is hereby registered by the following owner: Da Nang Restaurant Inc. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/10/2015. Signature of registrant: Kim Van Benton, Secretary. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 14, 2018 by Deputy J Celestial Expires 5/14/2023 Antioch Press No. 06NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE 1617 76742 Publish dates: June 1, 8, 15, T.S. No.: 2016-01673-CA 22, 2018. A.P.N.:075-394-030 Property Address: 3807 Hummingbird Drive, Antioch, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS CA 94509 PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE § NAME STATEMENT 2923.3(a) and (d), THE SUMMARY OF INFile No. F-0003190-00 The name of FORMATION REFERRED TO BELOW IS NOT the business: 1. Mighty Mindz Inc. ATTACHED TO THE RECORDED COPY OF 2. Strong Mindz Located at: 1402 Ca- THIS DOCUMENT BUT ONLY TO THE COPIES vallo Rd Unit# 8 In: Antioch, CA 94509, PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR. NOTE: THERE is hereby registered by the following IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN owner: Mighty Mindz Inc. This business THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED 注：本文 is conducted by: A Corporation. The 件包含一个信息摘要 참고사 registrant commenced to transact busi- 항: 본 첨부 문서에 정보 요 ness under the fictitious business name 약서가 있습니다 NOTA: SE or names listed above on N/A. Signature ADJUNTA UN RESUMEN of registrant: Jerome Elston Hill Jr., CEO. DE LA INFORMACIÓN DE This statement was filed with the County ESTE DOCUMENTO TALA: Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 15, 2018 by Deputy C Garola Expires MAYROONG BUOD NG 5/15/2023 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 IMPORMASYON SA DOKU76763 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, MENTONG ITO NA NAKALAKIP LƯU Ý: KÈM THEO 2018. ĐÂY LÀ BẢN TRÌNH BÀY TÓM LƯỢC VỀ THÔNG TIN FICTITIOUS BUSINESS TRONG TÀI LIỆU NÀY IMPORNAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003219-00 The name of the TANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU business: PARCEL PLUS #244 Located ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST at: 3710 Lone Tree Way In: Antioch, CA DATED 08/18/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE AC94509, is hereby registered by the fol- TION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY lowing owner: Nick Wahidi. This business BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED is conducted by: An Individual. The reg- AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE istrant commenced to transact business PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD under the fictitious business name or CONTACT A LAWYER. Trustor: Terry J. names listed above on N/A. Signature of Tabacco And Carol L. Tabacco Husband registrant: Nick Wahidi. This statement & Wife As Joint Tenants Duly Appointed was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Trustee: Western Progressive, LLC Deed Costa County on: May 17, 2018 by Deputy of Trust Recorded 09/12/2005 as InstruA Gnecco Expires 5/17/2023 Antioch ment No. 2005-0345634-00 in book —-, Press No. 06-1617 76728 Publish dates: page—- and of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018. California, Date of Sale: 06/27/2018 at 01:30 PM Place of Sale: AT THE NORTH SIDE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS OF THE PITTSBURG CIVIC CENTER NEAR NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003262-00 The name of the THE GRASS LOCATED AT 65 CIVIC AVENUE, business: Two First Names Located PITTSBURG, CA 94565 Estimated amount at: 4636 Le Conte Court In: Antioch, CA of unpaid balance, reasonably estimated 94531, is hereby registered by the fol- costs and other charges: $ 467,429.37 lowing owner: Noreen James. This busi- NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE THE TRUSTEE ness is conducted by: An Individual. The WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHregistrant commenced to transact busi- EST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK ness under the fictitious business name DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, or names listed above on 10/1/2017. A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL Signature of registrant: Noreen James, CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK DRAWN BY A Proprietor. This statement was filed with STATE OR FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN the County Clerk of Contra Costa County ASSOCIATION, A SAVINGS ASSOCIATION OR on: May 21, 2018 by Deputy H Franklin SAVINGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 Expires 5/21/2023 Antioch Press No. 06- OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHORIZED 1617 76764 Publish dates: June 8, 15, TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: All right, title, and interest conveyed to and now 22, 29, 2018. held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to FICTITIOUS BUSINESS a Deed of Trust described as: More fully NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003339-00 The name of the described in said Deed of Trust. Street Ad-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0002705-00 The name of the business: Furry Love Professional Pet Sitting Located at: 1127 Cabrillo Way In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: Lindy Onishi. 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: Lindy Onishi. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: April 25, 2018 by Deputy A Gnecco Expires 4/25/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76662 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0002817-00 The name of the business: George Of All Trades Located at: 435 Grovewood Loop In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: Jorge L. Rodriguez. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 5/1/2018. Signature of registrant: Jorge L. Rodriguez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 1, 2018 by Deputy L Fallas Expires 5/1/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76663 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0002923-00 The name of the business: Above All Cleaning Service Located at: 1351 Crescent Dr In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: Valerie Hope Munoz. 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: Valerie Hope Munoz. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 3, 2018 by Deputy C Garola Expires 5/3/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76664 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003025-00 The name of the business: ARCH DESIGNS Located at: 225 Alamo Plaza Ste. 110 In: Alamo, CA, 94507 is hereby registered by the following owner: Elizabeth Gutierrez. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 5/8/18. Signature of registrant: Elizabeth Gutierrez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 8, 2018 by Deputy H Franklin Expires 5/8/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76699 Publish dates: May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003045-00 The name of the business: MISS MODI MODERNITY INDUSTRIES Located at: 1741 Gumwood Dr In: Concord, CA 94519, is hereby registered by the following owner: Casey Yui. 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: Casey Hsiuwan Yui. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 9, 2018 by Deputy L Ferm Expires 5/9/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76660 Publish dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003347-00 The name of the business: Shanie’s Cafe Located at: 1308 Oak Circle In: Arnold, CA 95223, is hereby registered by the following owner: Marchio Properties LLC. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Co.. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 3/10/18. Signature of registrant: Shannon Marchio, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 23, 2018 by Deputy A Vasquez Expires 5/23/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76788 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003137-00 The name of the business: Wordplay Located at: 8660 Brentwood Blvd, Suite C In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: Dawn Marie Hopkins. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 2006. Signature of registrant: Dawn Hopkins. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Costa County on: May 14, 2018 by Deputy NAME STATEMENT S. Alvarez Expires 5/14/2023 Brentwood File No. F-0003440-00 The name of the Press No. 02-1273 76703 Publish dates: business: Phil’s Music Inc. Located at: May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2018. 1741 Diamond Springs Ct. In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the FICTITIOUS BUSINESS following owner: Phil’s Music Inc. This NAME STATEMENT business is conducted by: A Corporation. File No. F-0003174-00 The name of the The registrant commenced to transact business: SBH Home Improvements business under the fictitious business & Handyman Service Located at: 2389 name or names listed above on 5/29/18. Boulder St In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is Signature of registrant: Philip Halseth, hereby registered by the following own- President. This statement was filed with er: Blair Gach. This business is conducted the County Clerk of Contra Costa County by: An Individual. The registrant com- on: My 29, 2018 by Deputy P Cornelius menced to transact business under the Expires 5/29/2023 Brentwood Press No. fictitious business name or names listed 02-1273 76790 Publish dates: June 8,15, above on N/A. Signature of registrant: 22, 29, 2018. Blair Gach. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County NOTICE OF LIEN SALE on: May 15, 2018 by Deputy C Pittman Notice is hereby given pursuant to CaliExpires 5/15/2023 Brentwood Press No. fornia Business and Professional Codes 02-1273 76696 Publish dates: May 25, #21700-21716, Section 2328 of the June 1, 8, 15, 2018. UCC of the Penal Code, Section 535 the undersigned, StorQuest Self Storage in FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Brentwood, CA, will sell at public sale by NAME STATEMENT competitive bidding the personal propFile No. F-0003254-00 The name of the erty of: Name: business: Butch’s Auto Haul and DMV Michael Jensen (2), Nic Mutulo, Services Located at: 8155 Westport Cir- Amber Young, Linda Barrs. Property cle In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505, is hereby to be sold: household goods, furniture, registered by the following owner: appliances, clothes, toys, tools, boxes & Marshall McGinnis. This business is con- contents. Auctioneer Company: www. ducted by: An Individual. The registrant storagetreasures.com The Sale will end commenced to transact business under at 10:00 AM June 28th , 2018. Goods the fictitious business name or names must be paid in CASH at site and removed listed above on N/A. Signature of regis- at completion of sale. Sale is subject to trant: Marshall McGinnis. This statement cancellation in the event of settlement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra between owner and obligated party. Costa County on: May 18, 2018 by Deputy StorQuest Self Storage 325 Guthrie J Celestial Expires 5/18/2023 Brentwood Ln Brentwood, CA. 94513 925-322Press No. 02-1273 76791 Publish dates: 1883 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018. 76798 Publish Dates: June 8, 15, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003264-00 The name of the business: MyDawgy Consulting Located at: 733 Anderson Ave In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner: 1. Michael David Dalke 2. Susan L. Dalke. This business is conducted by: Married Couple. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 4/21/18. Signature of registrant: Michael David Dalke. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 21, 2018 by Deputy J Crawford Expires 5/21/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76737 Publish dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003318-00 The name of the business: 1. Clean & Seal Pro 2. cleanandsealpro.com Located at: 1448 Cullen Dr In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1. Dave Garcia 2. Susie Garcia. This business is conducted by: Married Couple. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 5/21/18. Signature of registrant: Susie Garcia. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 22, 2018 by Deputy S. Alvarez Expires 5/22/2023 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76770 Publish dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0003073-00 The name of the business(es): DELTA GALLERY Located at: 2485 Sand Creek Road, Ste 128 In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Art Guild Of The Delta, Inc. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on March 1, 2018. Signature of registrant: Rosalinda Grejsen, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: May 10, 2018 by Deputy L. Fern Expires 5-10-2018 Brentwood FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Press No. 02-1273 76793 Publish dates: NAME STATEMENT June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018 File No. F-0003328-00 The name of the business: Couch Potato Located at: FICTITIOUS BUSINESS 2565 Sand Creek Rd # 116 In: Brentwood, NAME STATEMENT CA 94513, is hereby registered by the folFile No. F-0003132-00 The name of the lowing owner: Ali Alyanak. This business business: ACE Painting Service, Inc. is conducted by: An Individual. The regLocated at: 700 Harvest Park Dr, Suite istrant commenced to transact business F In: Brentwood, CA 94513, is hereby under the fictitious business name or
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 21700 of the Business and Professions Code, State of California, the undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on Wednesday June 13th, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Brentwood Self Storage, 190 Sand Creek Rd. Brentwood, CA 94513. County of Contra Costa, State of California, the goods, chattel or other personal property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, tools and/or other household items. Stored by the following person(s): Precious Bradford Glisper Brown Scott Bowman Hanna Evangelista Judith Higareda Richard Bosch Fara Bowman Linda Rae Barrs Mindi McMillen Clayton Davis Brienne Kautzman Marguerette Vampelt Jesmarie Avila Carlos Gaytan Midwest Energy Resource LLC James Chestnut All purchased goods are sold as is and must be paid for at the time of purchase. Cash Only. Management reserves the right to set a minimum bid and/or refuse any bids. This notice is subject to cancellation without notice in the event of a settlement between owner and obligated party. All sales are subject to prior cancellation. Terms, rules, and regulations are available at sale. Auction to be conducted by Auctioneer Forrest O’Brien Ca Bond # 00106386718 and/or Donna Wilson Ca Bond # 0562039 Sale Maker Auctions 925-392-8508. Legal EC 8976 Publication Dates: June 1st & June 8th 2018. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76750 Publish Dates: June 1, 8, 2018.
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A man told authorities that a woman who assaulted him last time they met was in a business on Somersville Road. He asked her to leave but she refused and instead ducked down in some clothing racks.
Antioch – May 21, 9:15 p.m. The following is a sample of recent law enforcement activity
ANTIOCH May 20, 3 a.m. An unknown man approached the reporting person and demanded money. The reporting person said the suspect rode his bike to Chevron and had a black gun. This came from Deer Valley Road. May 20, 3:49 a.m. A woman told authorities that her boyfriend hit her in the head. She said that he is acting strange; he is currently laughing and told her to call authorities. Police traced this call back to Auto Center Drive. May 20, 4:48 p.m. A man told authorities that he found jewelry, keys and other items missing from his locked bedroom. The reporting person believes that it was roommate and his friend. This call came from Hacienda Way. May 20, 4:59 p.m. Authorities were notified of a robbery on Lone Tree Way. The suspect was wearing a grey hoodie and pants. He was reported to have jumped the counter and took meds. May 21, 9:35 a.m. A person told authorities that his landlord kicked him out of the residence. The person’s key are still in the residence, but the landlord will not let him in. This report came from Hacienda Way. May 21, 9:15 p.m. A man told authorities that a woman who assaulted him last time they met was in a business on Somersville Road. He asked her to leave, but she refused and instead she ducked down in some clothing racks. May 22, 3:36 p.m. A bank robbery was reported on Delta Fair Boulevard. May 23, 12:33 a.m. Authorities reported a man on Pinehaven and Rockspring ways with a gun. There was also a man yelling for the police. May 23, 5:46 p.m. Authorities received a call from a selling agent saying that when he arrived at the house he found a broken window.
He does not know if anyone is living there so he called authorities and is waiting for them in his car. This call came from Eucalyptus Way. May 25, 4:21 p.m. A woman stole a wallet and took off in a green car, possibility a Toyota. The reporting person sells tamales regularly and the suspect is a costumer. The three suspects were reported going to the mall. This occurred on Somersville Road.
Street. May 16, 1:39 p.m. A grand theft was reported on the 700 block of Mammouth Court. May 16, 5:09 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported on State Route 4 at San Marco Boulevard. May 16, 10:30 p.m. Authorities received complaints of loud music playing on the 4500 block of Rose Avenue. May 17, 8:11 a.m. Complaints of a barking dog on the 20 block of Perkins Court were received by authorities. May 17, 12:04 p.m. A 9-1-1 hangup was traced back to the 500 block of Norcross Lane. May 17, 5:35 p.m. A false alarm was reported on the 10 block of Brooks Court. May 17, 9:01 p.m. Authorities made a security check at the Laurel Fields. May 18, 3:13 a.m. Loud noises were reported on the 90 block of East Bolton Road. May 18, 10:20 a.m. A burglary was reported on the 2100 block of Main Street. May 18, 3:59 p.m. Terrorist threats were made at Freedom high school. May 19, 2:25 p.m. Authorities were notified of an unwanted guest on the 200 block of West Ruby Street. May 19, 11:24 a.m. A hit-and-run misdemeanor was reported at Raley’s Oakley. May 19, 6:58 p.m. A felony was reported on Laurel Road and Empire Avenue. May 19, 10:08 p.m. A loud party was reported on Walnut Meadows Drive and Fetzer Court.
OAKLEY May 13, 2:38 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was halted on Diamond Hills Sports Club and Spa. May 13, 2:15 p.m. Authorities were notified of verbal dispute occurring on Oneil Court. May 13, 6:14 p.m. A traffic was hazard was reported on Main Street and Hill Avenue. May 14, 10:48 a.m. Authorities reported reckless driving on Main Street and Laurel Road. May 14, 2:52 p.m. A case of shoplifting was reported on Lucky at Oakley. May 14, 5:33 p.m. A man was reported drunk in public at the 1000 block of Clear Lake Drive. May 14, 10:17 p.m. Authorities reported a person being under the influence on Main Street and Cypress Road. May 15, 8:14 a.m. A case of identity theft was reported on the 700 block of Maple Court. May 15, 9:18 a.m. An armed robbery was reported by authorities on the 3100 block of Main Street. May 15, 12:57 p.m. A public nuisance was reported on the 3900 block of Harvest Circle. May 15, 4:01 p.m. A case of trespassing was reported on the 1000 block of Rosemary Lane. May 15, 6:47 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported at Big Break. May 15, 11:13 p.m. Fireworks were seen on the 3900 block of Cloverbrook Avenue. May 16, 4:20 a.m. A warrant arrest was made behind Goodwill. May 16, 8:52 a.m. A vehicle was towed on the 3000 block of Main
BRENTWOOD May 17, 1:22 a.m. A petty theft was reported on Sawyer and Finn Way. Authorities reported three subjects going through mailboxes. The subjects were all said to be in their 30s. They were said to have left on foot toward Garin Parkway. The reporting person was walking his dogs when it occurred and saw the subjects walk away from the scene when they saw him. 32A
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and the board to make the right decisions.” Koehne also said it was important to note that a typical school district can expect to spend 85 to 90 percent of its budget on staff and that smaller districts typically get hit harder when funding get slashed from the state. Gold expanded on this thought, stating the complexity of school budgets to be the reason the CCCOE reviews them. “The county office – including fiscal advisors – checks the budget for any oversights,” said Gold. “There are no oversights with the Byron budget. The budget is deficit for reasons that include declining enrollment in Byron, growing population of special education students and the high costs of services to this group, rising cost of pensions, rising cost of benefits and state allocations that do not match the district needs.” However, others disagree on the matter of budget oversights and believe there is more at play. Phrases such as “mismanagement of funds,” “irresponsible spending” and “lack of transparency” circulated the protest circle – a common theme for those who raised a sign. “Well, I think it is harder for small districts because we do get less money – we don’t get the (average daily attendance) – but the money that’s being wasted in this district is astronomical,” said Karrie Hebert, health aide and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) chapter president for Byron. Hebert provided several examples of budget mismanagement and waste. “Every June, classified employees get paid out for their vacation,” she explained.
“ We have alerted the Byron school district and their board that due to our review of their third interim budget report … we’ve seen that they have additional financial challenges to the tune of $500,000, so we have let them know they need to find reductions prior to budget adoption.
Terry Koehne, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) chief communications officer “The reason for this is because we encourage our classifieds not to take vacation, so they pay us out every year, and it kind of holds us over. This has been going on for at least the 15 years I’ve been with the district, and for some reason it got ‘missed’ last year. That’s what we were told – $55,000 of vacation that was missed and not budgeted in. How do you miss that?” Tak Nobori, seventh-grade science teacher and the teacher union vice president, said that while he didn’t believe foul play was at hand within the school district budget, there were far too many of those mistakes. “I think (Gold’s) had free reign for too long. I wouldn’t say she’s paying friends off or anything like that, but it’s not her money so she’s not thinking about it,” said Nobori. “She
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always manages to find funds for conferences, and she goes to them all the time. Why? We’re not seeing the benefit … (She has an) inability to keep a CBO, inability to communicate with the faculty, the community – she’s not a competent superintendent.” From the community, parents like Kristin Brown said the public was not properly informed that the May 29 meeting would take place. Another parent, Francis Howe, echoed the sentiment of feeling left out of the loop of information by the superintendent and the board. “We just want to know what’s going on. We find out last minute as things are falling apart,” said Howe. “We as parents want to know. These are our children, this is our future – I would think that would be important to her as well.” Nobori indicated that while the superintendent’s contract was renewed last year, the upcoming June 14 meeting should present the opportunity for the board to vote again. “If they pick up the option for it, (Gold) will have one more year. In her contract, she can be fired without cause for 12 months of pay – she can be fired with cause with no pay. I would encourage the community members, parents, to attend and voice their opinions as well, so the board isn’t hearing these concerns just from us,” said Nobori, who noted the public should ask where Gold’s evaluation and contract terms stand. Members of the board did not return calls for comment as of press time. To view the district’s complete interim budget presentation, visit https://goo.gl/TvjwgT. To view a video and a slideshow, visit www.thepress.net/multimedia
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Budget from page 1 the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Meanwhile, personnel costs, accounting for about 72 percent of the agency’s expenses, will jump about 5 percent to $10,513,881. Roughly 40 percent of that $10,513,881 will go to salaries and incentives, and 31 percent will cover past costs of retirement. “Like every public safety agency, the large majority of our expenses go to our personnel,” Helmick said. As the district trudges ahead with its three stations, officials are eyeing the future and exploring ways to increase services, Helmick said. In addition to spending about $250,000 on November’s election to usher in a fivemember elected board, the district will allocate an estimated $100,000 over two years for strategic planning and funding studies. An additional $60,000 will be spent on a legislative consultant, acting as an ambassador for the agency to improve communication with local and state officials and assisting in identifying alternate revenue and growth options. “We want to complete the strategic implementation and funding plan for service and identify what options the new elected board will have, and we want to lead and engage the community and other agencies through that process to identify the options for us to increase services,” Helmick said. The district also plans to continue adding money to capital reserve funds aimed at prefunding major facility maintenance and equipment replacement costs. Among the contributions is $750,000 to one account set aside for purchases over $10,000 or items lasting longer than five years. The organization will in turn spend about $629,000 to replace portions of its aging fleet, including four fire engines, two staff vehicles and one utility truck. “Everything we have in there is replacing something that is at the end of its life,” Helmick said. “Those are not new items.” Board member Steve Smith said he’s optimistic about district’s financial plans. “I see a lot of proactivity in this budget, having watched our budget developments over the entire life of the local board,” he said. “This is one of the most proactive I have ever seen.” To view the complete preliminary budget, visit https://goo.gl/2ZQD14. To comment, visit www.thepress.net
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Title Order No.: 170034098 T.S.#: 201602054 HOA File #: PMAT-DPOA-32-16MATIAS APN No.: 033-380-026-6 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A NOTICE OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENT DATED 1/18/2017. 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 7/2/2018 at 1:30 PM, United Trustee Services As the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Notice of Delinquent Assessment, recorded on 1/20/2017 as Document No. 2017-0012748-00, of Official Records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, property owned by: Raul Matias and Maria H. Matias and Yareli Garcia 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 of 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 north side of the Pittsburg Civic Center near the grass located at 65 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg, CA All right, title and interest under said Notice of Delinquent Assessment in the property situated in said County, describing the land therein: 033-380-026-6 The street address and other common designation, if any of the real property described above is purported to be: 4664 Mammouth 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. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum due under said Notice of Delinquent Assessment, with interest thereon, as provided in said notice, advances, if any, estimated fees, charges, and expenses of the Trustee, to-wit: $14,886.52 Estimated. Accrued Interest and additional
advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale The claimant: Delta Pointe Owners Association under said Notice of Delinquent Assessment 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. 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 encour-
aged 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 (916) 939-0772 or visit this Internet Web site www.nationwideposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case 201602054. 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. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE A DEBT COLLECTOR Date: 5/29/2018 United Trustee Services For Sales Information Please Call (916) 939-0772 Nashone Anderson, Director of Production United Trustee Services 696 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Suite 353 Danville, California 94526 NPP0333485 To: OAKLEY PRESS 06/08/2018, 06/15/2018, 06/22/2018 76761 Publish Dates: June 8, 15, 22, 2018.
tition for Probate requests that: Christie Gough be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: July 10, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept: 14. b. Address of court: 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA 94553. If you object to the granting of the petition,
you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Michael J. Amthor, East County Family Law Group, 1120 Second Street, Suite C, Brentwood, CA 94513. (925) 5164888 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 76810 Publish Dates: June 8, 15, 22, 2018.
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: Albert B. Buetschle, deceased CASE NUMBER P18-00768 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Albert B. Buetschle, deceased. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: Christie Gough in the Superior Court of California, County of: CONTRA COSTA. The Pe-
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Friday, June 8 Bilingual Alzheimer’s Education Day
The Alzheimer’s Association presents Alzheimer’s Education Day at the Antioch Senior Center, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event will cover topics relating to Alzheimer’s disease awareness and risk reduction. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Michele Alba at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 925-284-7942.
Saturday, June 9 Day at the Golden Gate Fields Races
The Discovery Bay Yacht Club presents a Day at the Golden Gate Fields Races, meeting at 9:30 a.m., at the Discovery Bay Yacht Club parking lot, 5871 Marina Blvd. There will be buses to take people to the Turf Club with breakfast and lunch provided. Tickets are $75 for those who take the buses and $52 for those who drive. For more information, visit www.dbyc.com/event-2793524 or call Jan Zanettini at 925-303-9745.
Summer Cabaret Series
Antioch’s El Campanil Theatre will launch a Summer Cabaret Series, at 2 p.m., at the El Campanil Theatre. The series will begin by celebrating artist and performer Spencer Day. Tickets are $20 for adults or $50 for the series. Senior and youth tickets are $18 or $49 for the series. For more information, call 925-757-9500 or visit www. elcampaniltheatre.com.
East Contra Costa Historical Society’s Museum
East Contra Costa Historical Society’s Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave., is open from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday and the third Sunday now through October. Tour the 1890s home, one-room schoolhouse, new resource center and other features from East County’s past. For more information, contact Dawn at 925-513-3247.
Saturday, June 10 Flag Day
Wi Ch Ka Council 222 presents Honoring of Our Flag Day at noon at the Red Men Pocahontas Hall. There will be a Presentation of Colors, building of the flag ceremony and retiring of torn flags. For more information, contact Helen Knowles at 925-634-4609.
Monday, June 11 Golf Classic
The Patriots Jet Team Foundation will hold its fourth annual golf classic at the Discovery Bay Country Club starting at 9:30 a.m. There will thousand of dollars in prizes, a live auction, food and more. The registration fees are $65 for dinner
only, $200 for one person and $800 for a team. For more information, visit www.pjtf.org.
The Brentwood Concert Band
The Brentwood Concert Band holds rehearsals every Monday, from 7 to 9 p.m., at 400 Guthrie Lane, Brentwood. New members of all ages who play woodwind, brass instruments or percussion are welcomed. For more information, contact email@example.com.
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at John Muir Brentwood, 2400 Balfour Road, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are necessary. For more information, visit www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.
Thursday, June 14 Brentwood Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
The Brentwood Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will have a meeting, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Neighborhood Church, 50 Birch St., Brentwood. This meeting is for anyone who knows or is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. For more information, contact Linda Hughes at 925-202-0345.
Look at the many local events on www.thepress.net /calendar Friday, June 15 Blood Donations
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at The Streets of Brentwood, 2565 Sand Creek Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are necessary. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767.
Saturday, June 16 Antioch Family Fair
FinallyInspired.com is hosting the Antioch Family Fair, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Somersville Towne Center Mall parking lot. The event will feature live performances, children’s activities, vendors and more. For more information, contact Hope Desroches at 925-329-8117 or hope@finallyinspired. com or visit www.antiochfamilyfair.com.
A Bingo fundraiser will take place at Hot Shot Bingo, 961 Garcia Avenue, Suite E, Pittsburgh, starting at 4 p.m. The fundraiser is for Ally Jenkins who has recently received a third double lung transplant. A pack of triple loaded machine is $40. There are no splitting packs, player points are not allowed to buy, and you must be 18 years or older. For more information, contact Karen Burns at 925-252-4984.
“Juneteenth” Celebration of Freedom
Monday, June 18 Kaleidoscope Connection Circle
The Brentwood Writes presents Open Mic, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Brentwood Community Center. Bring any piece of literature to share as long as it is neither insulting nor abusive. For more information, contact Kati Short at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 925-634-6655. The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Brentwood Police Department, 9100 Brentwood Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are necessary. For more information, visit www. redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767.
Food Truck Thursdays
The Foodie Crew and the Antioch Recreation Department present Food Truck Thursday, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Antioch Community Center and Water Park, 4703 Lone Tree Way, in Antioch. There will be six to eight food trucks that serve gourmet food and desserts. For more information, contact Adam Gross at 925-776-7681 or email@example.com.
The California Stripped Bass Association will meet at the Driftwood Marina Club, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. New members and visitors are welcome for lively discussions, reports on current events and interesting speakers on striped bass, the Delta and fishing. Reservations are a must. For more information, contact Tom Coss at tomcoss8comcast. net or 925-699-1699.
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RUÁH presents “JUNETEENTH” Celebration of Freedom, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Prewett Community Park, Antioch. There will be live music, food, raffles and more. For more information, call 925-787-4827 or visit www.ruahoutreach.com.
The Kaleidoscope Connection Circle meets the third Monday of every month at Kaleidoscope Cancer Connection Center, 14671 Byron Highway, in Byron, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Acquaint yourself with Kaleidoscope’s programs and meet its leaders and volunteers. For more information, email info@ kaleidoscopehope.org or call 925-550-8021.
Beading at the Oakley Library
The Oakley Library will hold beading classes from 6 to 8, at its location at 1050 Neroly Road. The classes are for anyone 16 years and older. For more information, contact Donna Cooper at DDDangle3@pacbell.net.
Saturday, June 23 Garage Sale
The Cortona Park residents will hold a garage sale to raise funds at Cortona Park, in Brentwood, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The funds will be given to Shepherd’s Gate, which helps women and children escape cycles of addiction, homelessness or abuse. A $15 donation is requested from those who wish to bring a table. For more information, contact Cheryl Ortiz at 925-240-0733 or Barbara McCauley at 925-666-8280.
Gardening in Containers and Small Spaces Sustainable Contra Costa presents Gardening in Containers and Small Spaces at the Pittsburg Environmental Center, from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn about successful tips on planting in small containers. The cost to attend is $20. For more information, visit sustainablecoco.org.
Brentwood/Oakley Youth Falcons Football and Cheer is currently seeking cheer coaches for its starts division for ages 6, 7 and 8. For more information, contact Joanne 925-550-7038 or visit www.boffc.com.
Brentwood Blaze Cheer
The Brentwood Blaze Cheer is currently enrolling children from 5 to 14 years of age for a program that teaches the fundamentals of cheer. Practices are ongoing throughout the year. For more information, contact Alison at 925-848-8422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage girls’ Rising Stars Basketball Camp will run June 13 to 15, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Heritage High School. The event is for fourth- to eighth-grade girls, and the camper fee is $75, which includes camp T-shirt. Registration deadline is June 9. For more information, email Heritagepatriothoops@gmail.com or visit leaguelineup.com/ladypatriotbasketball.
Brentwood/Oakley Falcon Football and Cheer
The Brentwood/Oakley Falcon Football and Cheer will have sign-ups at Straw Hat Pizza on June 11 and 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. There are no cuts or tryouts in football or cheerleading, and it’s open for ages 6 to 14. There is a $175 deposit for signing up. For more information, visit www.boffc.com.
Art Classes at Delta Gallery
The Delta Gallery offers a wide variety of creative art classes for all ages, including oil and acrylic painting, drawing and jewelry design. The classes will be at the Delta Gallery. For more information, visit www.deltagallery.com.
Meals on Wheels Fundraiser
Now through Sept. 30, Pinky’s Klassy Kar Wash & Detail Center will hold a car wash fundraiser for Meals on Wheels, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Pay for a full service wash and $5 will be donated to San Joaquin Yacht Club 2018 Meals on Wheels Fundraiser. For more information, contact email@example.com or Pinky’s Klassy Kar Wash at 925-779-9274.
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