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Board approves Thanks, Chief water rate hike

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by Ruth Roberts Staff Writer Despite an official protest and pleas from the standing-room-only crowd to postpone a decision, the CSD board has approved a 17-percent water and sewer rate increase for the current fiscal year and a projected 18 percent for the following year. The motion passed in a 4-1 vote during the regular CSD meeting on July 3. CSD Director Mark Simon cast the lone dissenting vote. “I respectfully ask that you allow a two-week extension because we need to understand the details a little bit more,” said Susan Qualls, who presented the board with a petition signed by residents protesting the rate increase. Including Quall’s protest sheet, the town received a total of 157 confirmed protest signatures. A little more than 2,500 names were required for the protest to succeed. The increase drew harsh criticism from residents who said the hike was little more than a thinly veiled attempt to place the cost of a new water well – some say to support future development – on the backs of ratepayers. Discovery Bay General Manager Rick Howard contends that the inclusion of a new well (well 7) is designed to meet current deficiencies in the existing water distribution system. “While the final decision to build an additional water source has yet to be determined,” said Howard, “my primary responsibility is to ensure a long-term, sustainable water source for the community. The long-term benefit of a new well to current residents is twofold: one, it meets a current supply deficit, and two, it increases the overall reli-

Jewish congregations are finding East County fertile soil for the flourishing of a great culture and religion. Page 1B

Ready to respond Photo by Richard Wisdom

SD President Kevin Graves, right, presented former Discovery Bay Police Chief Lt. Mike Burton with a proclamation last week thanking the popular chief for his years of service to the town of Discovery Bay. Burton officially left his post in July to become the county sheriff’s assistant investigations division commander for field operations in Martinez. Former Blackhawk Police Chief Lt. Alan Johnson has replaced Burton.

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An East County native wounded in Afghanistan has become an inspiration to friends and family. Page 3A

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Heritage welcomes new principal by Samie Hartley Staff Writer

Like his students, Heritage High School Principal Larry Oshodi is doing some homework of his own now that school is back in session. Oshodi took over the role of principal during the summer after predecessor Andy Parsons left for an administrative post with the San Mateo school district. For the past weeks, Oshodi has been busy brushing up on Heritage culture and policies, but now that students are walking the halls again, he plans to observe the complete Heritage experience in and out of the classroom. “The Liberty Union High

Photo by Samie Hartley

Heritage High School Principal Larry Oshodi looks forward to building on the school’s reputation for excellence. School District has got it right,” Oshodi said. “There is a strong commitment to excellence and student

achievement, and the small-learning community model that the district uses is the future of education.

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It’s not a fad. This is what is best for the students, and I’m excited to be a part of this.” Oshodi, who moved with his wife to Brentwood from Southern California, has been in education for 15 years, and while he always aspired to be an educator, his original plan was to become a certified public accountant and then enter semi-retirement as a college professor. Oshodi received his bachelor’s degree in business administration in his native land, Nigeria, before attending graduate school at Birmingham University in England, where he earned a master’s in finance. He spent several years in business administration before taking a job at see Principal page 26A

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Three local baseball players are on the roster for the Area Code games, a national showcase of talent. Page 21A Arts ....................................... 9A Calendar ............................ 15B Classifieds ......................... 10B Cop Logs ............................19A East County Life ................ 1B Food ...................................... 8B Health & Beauty ................ 5B Milestones .......................... 6B Opinion ..............................18A Sports .................................21A FOR MOVIE TIMES SEE PAGE 5A

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Fye, an East County native, is currently recovering from an explosion that cost him half of his left leg and badly injured his right leg.

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Opening ceremonies for the new Station 93 in Oakley will be held Aug. 27. The station was built for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District with fees from new development.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Fye

Fundraiser set for wounded warrior by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Fye, an East County native, lost half of his left leg earlier this year in Afghanistan after stepping on an explosive device, but his positive attitude is invincible. Fye, whose family lives in Antioch, was a bomb technician serving his fourth tour of duty in the U.S. Air Force. His job involved searching for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and destroying them to secure the area for his fellow troops.

The Pittsburg High graduate, 30, already had a bad feeling about May 27. The day before, he lost two of his friends to IED explosions. During the process of searching for the explosives in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan, Fye stepped on one. The blast cost him the lower part of his left leg and shattered his right leg. He’s currently recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and will soon begin physical therapy and be fitted for a prosthesis. see Wounded page 17A

New fire station to open East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and Oakley officials welcome the public to the grand opening ceremony of the new Fire Station 93 on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. The 9,000-square-foot station, located at 530 O’Hara Ave., features three drive-through apparatus bays, a state-ofthe-art diesel exhaust removal system, living quarters for a three-member crew, a medical decontamination room, an exterior decontamination station for firefighters’ clothing, and a 1,500-squarefoot training room that doubles as an emergency operations center. The ceremony will include a presentation of colors by the United Professional Firefighters Local 1230

Honor Guard and speakers Fire Chief Hugh Henderson, Fire Board President Kevin Romick and Oakley Mayor Jim Frazier. Refreshments and a station tour will follow. The project was funded through fees on new construction. It will replace the current Station 93, which has been in use for more than 50 years. Once the new station is occupied, the old station will be occupied by Homeless Animals Lifeline Organization (HALO) for 18 months for $100 per month. At Tuesday’s Oakley City Council meeting, it was announced that City Councilwoman Pat Anderson and Antioch resident Barbara Herendeen were donating a total of $1,200 to pay for HALO’s first year rent.

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Discovery Bay’s Alexis Steele and her horse, Intoxicating Zippo, won a saddlebagful of awards – including two first-place trophies – at the recent Appaloosa Youth World Show in Tulsa, Okla.

Give animals Safe Haven Those who’ve wanted to save an animal’s life and find it a good home can learn about volunteer opportunities at Delta Animals Safe Haven’s Meet and Greet Barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. in Antioch. To RSVP, e-mail info@deltaanimals.org or call 925-2190151 to receive the address and directions. Volunteers will learn what’s involved in being a foster parent and what Delta Animals Safe Haven does to support foster families. They’ll also meet other members of the community who are passionate about improving the lives of companion animals. To learn more, visit the website at www.deltaanimalssafehaven.org or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ deltaanimalssafehaven.

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Intoxicating wins for local rider Discovery Bay’s Alexis Steele, 11, recently returned from her first trip to the Appaloosa Youth World Show in Tulsa, Okla. The Youth World show brings together the best of the best from around the world for an exciting week of competition in English and Western riding disciplines. Alexis and her horse, Intoxicating Zippo, and trainer, Carol Dal Porto, arrived in Tulsa ready to compete. Alexis and Intoxicating Zippo spent many hours preparing for this competition, training with Carol at Dal

Porto Ranch in Brentwood. Carol’s knowledge and experience proved invaluable leading up to and during the show. She got Alexis totally prepared physically and mentally. The Youth World show marked the second time Alexis and Intoxicating Zippo competed together as a team. The World show was also the first time Alexis showed in English riding classes. She competed in Walk/Trot Hunt Seat Equitation – placing fourth – and Walk/Trot Hunter Under Saddle – placing seventh. The Western riding classes followed.

Alexis and Intoxicating Zippo earned a third in Walk/Trot Western Horsemanship and a Reserve Championship in Walk/Trot Trail. But when it came to the Walk/Trot Showmanship at Halter, and the Walk/Trot Western Pleasure classes, Alexis and Intoxicating Zippo were victorious. They earned the title of World Champion in both classes. Horse and rider share a special bond of love and respect. The future is bright for this team – a team whose story proves that dreams really do come true.


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Church garden helping hundreds A new ministry was started this year at Immaculate Heart of Mary church to plant a vegetable garden in an unused part of our church property. It was a success right from the beginning. This ministry was made up of many parishioners that came together with many talents and time to oversee the cultivating of the land, the planting and the installation of a drip irrigation system. On any given day you can see several parishioners who have taken part in the project in the garden, planting, watering, pest managing, weeding and caring for the over 400 plants. Through July 30, our volunteers have harvested over 1,000 pounds of vegetables. These were donated to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry and distributed to families in need. Each Friday morning the St. Vincent DePaul also serves food donated from various grocery stores and farmers in the area. Currently we are harvesting cucumbers, zucchini, squash, basil and Swiss chard. With over 200 tomato plants ripening, our harvest may double. In the near future there will be eggplant, watermelon, peppers, carrots and cantaloupe. Jerry Caravelli, president of the St. Vincent de Paul Conference, recently reported that they average approximately 95 families per week and all are thrilled with the addition of fresh vegetables. Some comment that they cannot afford to buy fresh vegetables. The volunteers that help to distribute the vegetables re-

Photo courtesy of Ken Klovee

Harvest time at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church’s community garden. Helping with some of the 200-plus pounds of fresh produce picked every week are, from left, master gardener Bill Mikelonis, Marge Perez, Ken Klovee and Juan Rojo. port that it is a good feeling to see the smiles on their faces as they pick up the overgrown zucchini plant and say, “Wow,

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Oakley farmer LL Guss sent this postcard to his cousin Mary on Oct. 23, 1911. In his note, Guss informed her that the photo on the front of the postcard is of him and his first almond harvest of the season. Historian Carol Jensen wants to know if members of the Guss family still live in East County.

History Mystery: correspondence from Guss This month’s History Mystery postcard was sent from an Oakley resident in 1911 to family back in Pennsylvania. Historian Carol Jensen wants to know more about the man in the picture. His name is LL Guss, and in this letter he writes, “Dear Cousin, I received your letter – I was down to see Taft large crowd. We have had a cool summer. On the other side is my

first load of almonds had 2½ tons this year. When I get some easy money will visit Juniata. Hope this will find you all well. With regards, LL Guss.” “Our proud almond farmer shown here with his first crop poses on the truck with his teamster,” Jensen said. “We don’t know if LL Guss stayed in the area or if he has descendants here in the Delta. … This photograph can tell us so much about East County in

the first decade of the new, 20th century.” Jensen is also curious if Guss is referring to President William Howard Taft, who was president from 1909 to 1913, and if so, what was he doing in the area? She’d also like to know about the other man in the photo and where the photo was taken. Real photo postcards taken by photographers traveling in their mobile

darkroom/studio wagons were common prior to introduction of personal cameras. These images were taken and printed in batches onto postcard stock on the spot. People wishing to provide proof of their success in the West sent these images back home. Those who know about Guss and other details shown in the postcard may e-mail Jensen at historian@ byronhotsprings.com.


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Bike rider on the mend Discovery Bay resident Troy Mayhood, 12, was riding his bike last Friday on Newport Drive at about 6 p.m. when he swerved around a trailer only to collide with an oncoming vehicle. Troy was thrown approximately 30 feet from the collision. From Timber Point Elementary School, near the accident, Troy was transported by helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Oakland. Troy suffered a broken nose, broken jaw and broken femur in his right leg as well as road rash over much of his body. He was on a ventilator until early Saturday morning and remained in the hospital’s intensive care unit until Monday. He has been moved to a regular room, but as of Wednesday his family had not been given a release date. When Troy awoke on Saturday morning he wanted to know two things: where are my flowers, and did I make the evening news? No flowers are allowed in the ICU, so Troy has been showered with stuffed animals and balloons. When he was told he didn’t make the evening news, he wanted to know if he at least made the paper.

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TROY MAYHOOD Well, Troy, it appears you have. All of us at The Press wish you a speedy recovery, but do us a favor: next time you’d like to make the paper, please call us and we’ll suggest a number of less painful ways to go about it.

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Water recycling gets federal boost Bay Area water recycling efforts that will create jobs and expand water supplies got a boost last week after the federal Bureau of Reclamation announced that East Contra Costa will receive more than $200,000 for water recycling programs. The grants are part of more than $2 million in grants provided statewide. Representative George Miller, a leading champion in the U.S. Congress for water recycling, praised the decision. “Water recycling is no longer a pipe dream; it is the way of the future in drought-plagued states like California,” said Miller. “Water recycling projects create jobs, stretch water supplies and drive the development of innovative technologies. These federal grants are critical to keeping this important part of our economy moving forward. “There are already projects up and running in the Bay Area, that got off the ground through a partnership with the federal government. Now, providing startup funding for these new water recycling projects will help provide certainty for water managers and Bay Area communities. Investing in innovative water recycling projects and clean water infrastructure is one of the smartest investments the federal government can make.” The grants announced last week include $71,000 for the Delta Diablo Sanitation District Recycled Water Master Plan. The district, located in Antioch and serving Antioch, Pittsburg and Bay Point, will assess

Congressmen George Miller, left, and John Garamendi applaud during the launch of Antioch’s recycled water program earlier this year. East County agencies will receive $200,000 in federal grants for studies aimed at expanding the use of recycled water in East County. Photo courtesy of DDSD

options for expanding and improving the district’s current recycled water system. The feasibility study will examine the operations of the overall system for ways to maximize recycled water production and conveyance, while minimizing operations costs. The Ironhouse Sanitary District, which serves Oakley and Bethel Island, will receive $133,100 to assess the feasibility of constructing a recycled water distribution system to provide up to 1,365 acre-feet per year of recycled water for existing and future landscape, agricultural, commercial and industrial uses in and around Oakley.

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Writers sought for anthology The City of Brentwood and Poet Laureate Kati Short are inviting the residents of East Contra Costa to submit poetry and short works of prose to be published in the anthology “In Mt. Diablo’s Shadow.” Guidelines for submissions are as follows: • Short stories and non-fiction may not exceed 1,500 words. • Poetry is to be no more than 27 lines, including spacing and title. • All work should be submitted in 12point Times New Roman with line spacing set at 1½ lines. • Submit work on hard copy (8½x11” typing paper) with your name, street address and e-mail address at the bottom and on a CD or flash drive with the title of your submission as well as your name and email somewhere on the digital medium. The city cannot return your digital medium. • Submissions will not be edited for grammatical errors or misspellings. It is imperative that you scrupulously edit your work.

Teen Theater ready to roll After seven years and 23 productions, Brentwood Teen Theater begins another of its highly acclaimed training programs. Dubbed The Saturday Sessions, the program combines a professional attitude about stagecraft training with a nurturing environment. The combination results in students gaining a deeper understanding of their skills and knowledge of how to immediately integrate them into a full musical theater production. Led by professional writer and producer Steve Kinsella, who has called Brentwood home for seven years, the sessions include training in singing, acting, improvisation and more. Each of the participants in this fall’s session will also be cast in the main-stage production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The program begins Aug. 20; performances are scheduled for the last week of October/first week of November. For information, e-mail directorkinsella@gmail.com, visit www. brentwoodteentheater.com or call 925516-9009.

Calling all square dancers The Delta Squares – one of Oakley’s best-kept secrets – meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in Laurel Elementary School, 1141 Laurel Road. New classes begin Sept. 7 and cost $20 for eight weeks – an inexpensive way to enjoy a fun night out. Participants receive 50 percent off if they mention that Mike sent them. No special attire is required. For additional information, call 925-217-2255.

• Submission dates are Aug. 1 through Sept. 15 and must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. (A postmark of Sept. 15 will not be accepted.) Submissions are to be addressed to Anthology of Local Writers, City of Brentwood, Parks and Recreation Department, 708 Third St., Brentwood, CA 94513. • Submissions from adults with a mailing address in Pittsburg, Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightsen and Bethel Island will be considered, as well as juniors and seniors in the Liberty Union High School District. No more than one submission per person will be considered.

It is hoped the anthology will include every piece submitted; however, if more work is received than pages planned, the number of submissions it includes will be reduced. The city reserves the right to turn down any submissions for any reasons. “In Mt. Diablo’s Shadow” will be a product of Brentwood Writes, hosted by Kati Short, Poet Laureate of the City of Brentwood, and Diane Lando, Poet Laureate Emeritus of the City of Brentwood, and supported by the City of Brentwood. For more information, e-mail Kati Short at shortkati@yahoo.com or call 925-634-6655.

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Trevor’s Weekly Mortgage Matters Knock-Knock Do you hear that…opportunity is knocking! When we as residents of the delta can purchase real estate at prices less than large, publicly traded builders such as Toll Brothers, it is time to seriously begin thinking about investing in real estate. With builders paying eighty to ninety dollars a square foot and houses (almost brand new) selling for seventy to eighty dollars a square foot, it only makes sense to purchase a home while they are selling for literally less than replacement costs. Also, with the SMP 500 and the DOW both hitting four year lows in the past few weeks, no longer are large markets a safe haven for liquid investments. So consider this your window – “When God shuts a door He opens a window” – of opportunity! Rates are at a historically low level – recently dipping below the records set back in November of 2010 – and many of those who have lost a home through foreclosure, been through a Bankruptcy, or short sold their home can once again purchase sooner than they think:

In other words, if one of your doors has already shut – see above chart – it’s time to open another and once again own a home. By purchasing local real estate now, at the prices our market currently is willing to bear, in the

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long term you will be hard pressed to lose money. Our situation and the tremendous down turn that led to it have left in their wake opportunity that great minds only dream of. Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Every person who invests in well-selected real estate in a growing section of a prosperous community adopts the surest and safest method of becoming independent, for real estate is the basis of wealth.”, and Franklin D. Roosevelt stated, “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” In essence, every piece of the two quotes above can be found in today’s market: the “growing section of a prosperous commu-nity” is checked off thanks to the community’s growing academic scores as well as the opening of the highly anticipated (and renovated) Downtown Brentwood. The “purchased with common sense” issue is covered by the market itself and the inability to now qualify for a loan unless you truly qualify for the loan. Not for nothing, but don’t you think there is a reason that many opportunity quotes – found above in this article to really drive this point home – revolve around home ownership? If you have any real estate lending related questions or concerns, or would like a copy of the FHA appraisal guidelines (Mortgagee Letter 2005-ML-48), please don’t hesitate to write me at tfreymortgages@ yahoo.com or call me directly on my cell phone, (925) 726-1444.

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Booster truck raffle tickets still available The Liberty High School Athletic Booster Club hosts the 32nd annual Truck Raffle Dinner Fundraiser on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. in Veterans Hall, 757 First St. in Brentwood. Only 125 tickets will be sold ($275 apiece) and the lucky winner leaves with a 2012 Ford Ranger Pickup (or $10,000 in cash). Every ticket purchaser receives a dinner for two catered by Brentwood Fine Meats, a prize (which might be a box of local produce,

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Antioch OKs utilities for power plant by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer

Antioch officials recently agreed to provide water and sewer services to a 760-megawatt power plant being built on county land, a facility City Council members feel will pay great dividends. GenOn, formerly Mirant, is building a 27-acre power plant in unincorporated territory near Antioch on Wilbur Road in Northeast Antioch. Antioch, GenOn and the Contra Costa County Local Agency Formation Commission are working on annexing that area to the city. A staff report from City Consultant Victor Carniglia notes that the annexation process will likely be completed next year. By providing water and sewer services to GenOn’s Marsh Landing Generating Station operation, Antioch officials hope hundreds of jobs will be created in East County. City Council members approved the action 3-0; Mary Rocha and Brian Kalinowski were absent. “I’m excited about the fact that it’s going to bring more jobs to our city,” Councilman Wade Harper said. According to GenOn’s website, the power plant could create about 300 union construction jobs at peak, and 16 operations jobs following completion. The plant, through property taxes and other payments, could pour as much as $6.5 to $7.5 million into city coffers over a 12-year span.

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A 3D rendering shows the planned GenOn Marsh Landing Generation Station, being built just outside of Antioch city limits on Wilbur Road. GenOn president John Chillemi, who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting, said that construction, which started earlier this year, is scheduled to wrap up in May of 2013. The plant will be fueled by natural gas, according to the California Energy Commission, something that pleased Councilman Gary Agopian. “It cannot be emphasized enough that we’re taking offline a dirty technology and replacing it with clean technology,” Agopian said. “Natural gas is currently one of the most clean technologies that’s readily available and is useable in the near term and

is inexpensive, relatively speaking.” Carniglia’s staff report notes that the amount of water the new facility will require – 50.2 acre-feet per year – is within Antioch’s capability. For sewer capabilities, GenOn will extend a sewer line from its Marsh Landing station to connect it with the city’s existing sewer line on Wilbur Avenue, which flows to Delta Diablo Sanitation District facilities. Carniglia said GenOn is paying for construction of the sewer line. He also pointed out several other benefits that GenOn’s plant could bring to Antioch. As

part of the agreement to bring a power plant to the city, GenOn will form a nonprofit entity benefiting Antioch’s community centers. The company will kick in $1.7 million. GenOn will receive naming rights to a center, and a member of the company will be on the nonprofit’s board of directors. Should annexation fall through, GenOn will provide $500,000 per year to Antioch as a representative tax payment for the services the city is providing. If the site is annexed to the city, GenOn will pay $250,000 per year, supplementing property tax. “This is an agreement that we’ve been working on for many months and is the culmination of a lot of hard work,” Chillemi told the council. “I’m asking you to approve this agreement tonight so the Marsh Landing project can have the certainty it needs for these services and so we can begin providing these fiscal benefits to the city as soon as possible.” Antioch resident Bill Warrell, a lifetime member of the Sportsmen Yacht Club, noted at the meeting that while he has full faith that GenOn can be a good neighbor, his club is opposed to the annexation. He said the club, comprising roughly 300 members and located on Wilbur Road in an unincorporated area near Antioch, is content to get its services covered by the county. Warrell, who has also been vocal regarding water issues, also told the council that GenOn’s payments show how much the Delta is worth to the city. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Three-chord earns snickerdoodles “You’re awfully quiet this morning, Steve,” Dud said to his buddy, the cowboy with the haystack mustache. “No sleep,” Steve mumbled, his chin propped on his hands. The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank HOME smelled an issue and OUNTRY were instantly alert. You can’t save the world if you don’t have an issue. “You guys watching too much late night TV out in the bunkhouse?” Doc asked. SLIM “I wish we had,” RANDLES Steve said. “It’s just that dadgummed Three-chord Cortez.” Three-chord was known far and wide for his exuberant incompetence with a guitar. Steve’s boss hires Three-chord and some others to help on special occasions. “His guitar playing is terrible,” Steve explained, taking a sip of coffee, “but now it’s worse … way worse!” “How could anything be worse than Three-chord Cortez’s guitar playing?” Dud said. Steve looked up. “He’s singing now!” There was a deadly hush as the members of the supreme court of darn-near everything took that in. “Not good?” Doc asked, quietly. “Not good? Oh dear Aunt Sadie’s chrome corset!” Steve replied. “It’s like … dragging a milk can along on pavement. It’s like removing a guy’s appendix without anesthetic. It’s like …” “We get the picture,” Dud said. “The worst of it is … I mean the

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you start herdin’ co-o-o-o-o-o-ows!” Steve took that last note up into a coyote howl and people were holding their ears and trying to quiet crying children. “See what I mean?” Steve said. Nods all around. Doc drew himself up. “I think the girls ask Three-chord in just to keep the neighbors from calling the dog pound.” Brought to you by Slim’s new book, “A Cowboy’s Guide to Growing Up Right.” Learn more at www.nmsantos.com/slim/ slim.html. Slim Randles’ Home Country column runs weekly online at www.thepress. net. To read more, click on Columnists under the Features tab on our home page.

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im and Rhonda Davis took the Brentwood Press on their trip last year to the Holy Land, where they visited Mt. Zion in Jerusalem overlooking the Dome of the Rock. The Davises returned to the Holy Land this spring and toured numerous other sites in Israel with a group of about 600 visitors from all over the world. Thanks, Jim and Rhonda, for being religious readers of your Hometown Weekly Newspaper.

he Treichelt family took the Brentwood Press on their trip out east to Williamsburg, Va. They’re seen here with their Hometown Weekly Newspaper at the back door of the Governor’s Palace, built in 1722. Thanks, folks, for the U.S. history visual.

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Living with yellowjackets Backyard barbecues can be ruined when yellowjackets (a species of wasp) take over, so here are some tips to keep in mind: • Don’t swat at or kill yellowjackets with a swatter. Doing so makes them release a pherom o n e that alerts other yellowjackets. Soon, their comrades will arrive to help and you’ll be battling even more yellowjackets. • Keep garbage away from the eating area. • Use lids on soft drinks. • If eating outside, check food before placing it in your mouth. • Avoid using items yellowjackets are attracted to: perfume and other scents, hair spray, heavily scented suntan lotion and brightly colored clothing. • Make a plate of food – with all the fixings – and place it at the farthest part of your yard before your barbecue begins. Be sure to include a can of soda since, depending on the time of year, yellowjackets are searching for meats or sugars. They’re usually satisfied with their find and feast

without bothering human guests. • If you must use a trap, place the trap at the far end of your yard to attract them away from your eating area or doorway. Ye l l ow j a c k ets are beneficial insects. They not only help pollinate p l a n t s, they eat pest insects. If left undisturbed, yellowjackets normally should not be a problem. However, these wasps will defend their nest if they sense a threat to the colony. When a nest is disturbed, yellowjackets can inflict multiple stings that are painful and can be life threatening for individuals hypersensitive to wasp venom. If you are stung, apply cold water and lie down, lowing the stung arm or leg. Should you show signs of an adverse reaction such as dizziness, swelling or difficulty breathing, contact a physician or call 911 immediately. For more information, call Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control at 925-771-6183 or visit www. contracostamosquito.com.

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Birthday boy turns 80 Banner swap edicated Rotarians know that traveling doesn’t mean they can’t attend weekly Rotary meetings. Membership in one of the largest service organizations in the world means that wherever you go, Rotary is likely to be there. Such was the case last week when Lynda Donato of the Fredricksburg, Texas MornPhoto by Jennifer Fink ing Rotary Club dropped in to the Brentwood Rotary meeting, where she exchanged club banners with President David Wahl. Brentwood was the first of several Rotary Club visits Lynn plans to make during her vacation.

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Brentwood resident Ronald “Ron” Fugazzi turns 80 today. Ron is a resident of Summerset, where he volunteers his time as president of the Computer Club. He’s also active in the Friends of the Brentwood Library and writes its newsletter. In his spare time, Ron enjoys photography, reading and keeping up on the latest technology. An awesome father, grandfather and friend, Ron loves spending time with his family and supporting the education and academic success of his grandchildren. He loves watching his grandson play baseball, and nothing makes him happier than seeing his children and grandchildren happy and reaching their goals. Above all, Ron is always there when needed – someone his family and friends can count on. “We love you Dad/Grandpa! Here’s to many more Happy Birthdays!” – Submitted by Deanna Fugazzi


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Wounded from page 3A Fye and everyone around him knows it could have been much worse. “All I was missing was part of my leg and my other leg was damaged, but I still have it,” Fye said. “I was alive and thankful to be going home to my family.” A former member of the Pittsburg High Marching Band, Fye has gone through seven surgeries and incredible amounts of pain, as his right leg is being reformed and strengthened with steel rods. Fye credits the support of his family and friends as crucial in getting him through this rough patch. His high school sweetheart wife of 11 years, Nicole, has been an important force in his recovery, as have their four children. Nicole actually arrived at the medical center a day before he did. “I couldn’t make it through this without her,” Daniel said. “She’s been an amazing support throughout the whole thing.” Daniel’s siblings – Josh, 27, and Sara, 19 – have also been with him. Sara, Daniel’s mother Janice noted, took all her college classes online this semester in order to be on hand to help out. Daniel believes his faith has been a major foundation of his emotional strength. “With all the pain he’s been going through and all the many surgeries, he’s just standing strong,” Janice said. “He lifts the other peoples’ spirits there (at the hospital) all the time.”

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Local military booster Josie Monaghan, founder of the East County Veterans Association, has planned a barbecue fundraiser for Daniel. The event takes place Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Winner’s Circle Western Wear, 20 W. 10th St. in Antioch. The $20 admission includes food and a drink. Monaghan has known the Fye family for years, as Daniel received care packages and letters through the East County Veterans. She knows the support helps lift the spirits of soldiers going through this kind of anguish. “The most important thing is not just raising money,” Monaghan said, “but it’s for his morale and for his family, to show how much encouragement we’re giving him and the support. Sometimes that’s the best medicine you can give them.” Meanwhile, in San Antonio, Daniel is waiting to start the next phase of his life. About a year ago, Daniel and Nicole settled down in Washington. After the explosion, Nicole and their four children have been staying in Texas, waiting for the chance to regain some sense of normalcy. Daniel said that he’s considering staying with the Air Force, teaching soldiers in Florida how to safely handle IEDs. “He’s an amazing young man,” Janice said. “He’s my hero.” To comment, visit www.thepress. net.

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Fifty-one years later, Discovery Bay resident Marco Valenti revisits Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas to congratulate his grandson, Bob Linda, for graduating from basic military training on July 15. Linda is following in the footsteps left by Valenti, who completed his training at Lackland in 1960. Both also attended tech school at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls, Texas. Linda hopes to next follow those footsteps to Germany, where his grandfather was based for 3½ years. Also at the ceremony were Linda’s mother, Michele Valenti, his sister, Christina Linda, and a copy of his Hometown Weekly Newspaper.


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Canine chaos not neighborly Editor: My family and I have lived here for over six years and it’s been nice, not as crowded as the South Bay, where we moved from. We even had a third child here and we are part of the Brentwood Union School District and take advantage of all the kid/family friendly activities that Brentwood has to offer. In my opinion, I challenge everyone who has a neighbor to ask yourself if you’ve been a good neighbor lately. Are you considerate enough to pick up after your pet so the neighbors don’t have to step or roll their infant’s stroller through animal feces that is left all down the nicely manicured, beautifully shaded walkways? Or are you aware as a good neighbor that the quiet neighbors

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A sampling of recent law enforcement activity reported by East County police departments. BRENTWOOD Aug. 2, 11:56 a.m. On Pajarito Court, an unidentified driver knocked over a speed bump warning sign. Aug. 3, 8:32 p.m. A subject entered a business on Balfour Road after being advised that he was no longer allowed inside the business. He was arrested and released from the scene on a Promise To Appear. Aug. 3, 10:30 p.m. A resident of Sand Creek Road reported that another subject was contacting her in violation of a restraining order. Aug. 4, 12:01 p.m. An unidentified person stole 23 pairs of jeans from a business on Sand Creek Road. Aug. 4, 12:01 p.m. Two drivers collided in a parking lot on Brentwood Boulevard at Nancy Street. One driver was transported to a local hospital for medical attention. The other was found to be driving without a license. He was cited and his vehicle was stored. Aug. 4, 1:31 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard, two unidentified persons coerced a subject into surrendering a large amount of money in return for profits from a lottery ticket falsely described as a winning ticket. Aug. 4, 2:29 p.m. An unidentified person entered a business on Balfour Road and stole another customer’s unattended backpack. Aug. 4, 3:44 p.m. An unidentified person entered the master bedroom window of a residence on Sage Sparrow Street and stole numerous items. Estimated loss: $16,000. Aug. 4, 4:20 p.m. On Thomas Road, two subjects placed each other under citizen’s arrest for court-order violations. Both were released from the scene. Aug. 4, 9:02 p.m. A subject who stole merchandise from a business on Lone Tree Way exited through an emergency door and fled in a vehicle. He was located, arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. Aug. 4, 10:51 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Lone Tree Way, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be driving on a suspended license. She was cited and the vehicle was towed. Aug. 5, 2:48 p.m. An unidentified person

LOGS smashed the driver’s window of a vehicle parked on Sand Creek Road and stole a camera, a jewelry bag containing three pairs of earrings, and $85 in cash. Aug. 5, 4:55 p.m. An abandoned vehicle parked on Sweetbriar Court was towed. Aug. 5, 7:39 p.m. Unidentified subjects forced entry into a residence on Belmont Court in order to steal appliances. When discovered, they fled the scene but were located and apprehended. One was taken to the Martinez Detention Facility; the other to Juvenile Hall. Aug. 5, 11:14 p.m. An unidentified person kicked the front door of a residence on Iron Club Drive several times. The resident turned on interior lights and the subject fled the scene. No entry was made. Aug. 6, 5:59 a.m. Two vehicles were towed from First Street for occupying a no-parking zone for the Farmers’ Market. Aug. 6, 11 a.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Lone Tree Way, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found to be driving on a license suspended for DUI-related offenses. Aug. 6, 11:11 a.m. On Brentwood Boulevard at Homecoming Way, a subject stopped for a vehicle code violation was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. It was also discovered that he was a convicted felon and in possession of a loaded zip gun and ammunition. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. Aug. 6, 6:57 p.m. On Balfour Road at Summerset Drive, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found in possession of illegal mushrooms for sale. Aug. 6, 8:53 p.m. On Brentwood Boulevard, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, provided a false name and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. Aug. 7, 1:15 a.m. On Midway Alley at Pine Street, a subject stopped for vehicle code violations was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. Aug. 7, 10:15 a.m. An unidentified person entered a vehicle parked on Madrone Place and stole a purse and stereo system.

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On Pajarito Court in Brentwood, an unidentified driver knocked over a speed bump warning sign. Aug. 2, 11:56 a.m. Aug. 7, 2:24 p.m. On Ellen Lane, two subjects were involved in a heated argument regarding marital problems. Aug. 7, 3:09 p.m. A subject caught shoplifting at a business on Lone Tree Way was found to be on probation for prior shoplifting convictions. He was arrested and taken to the Martinez Detention Facility. To view the Brentwood Police Department’s public logs on the city’s Web site, visit www.ci.brentwood.ca.us/department/pd/reports/index.cfm. ANTIOCH Aug. 5, 11 p.m.-3 a.m. The Antioch Police Department and REACH Project, Inc. collaborated in a curfew sweep. The city’s curfew ordinance generally prohibits minors (under the age of 18) from being in any public area between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. seven days a week. The program is intended to be supportive rather than punitive. It helps prevent the city’s youngest most vulnerable residents from becoming participants in or victims of crime. Officers of the Antioch Police Department detained a total of 35 minors during the sweep. The subjects were brought to the processing center at police headquarters and turned over to the staff of the REACH Project, who counseled the minors and released them to their parents or guardians. Follow-up juvenile diversion services will be provided by REACH, addressing decision-making skills and training, treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse, understanding youth and the law and applying principles of restorative justice. Future sweeps will be scheduled throughout the summer in an attempt to further reduce number of minors out after curfew and increase the accountability and responsibility of both the minors and their parents or guardians. For information on law enforcement in Antioch, visit www.ci.antioch.ca.us/citygov/ police. OAKLEY July 25 – On the 5200 block of Stratford Drive, a subject was arrested for public intoxication. July 25 – Grand theft was reported at a building on the 100 block of Edmeades Court. July 26 – A stolen vehicle was recovered on

the 300 block of East Home Street. July 26 – A vehicle was towed from the 1200 block of Main Street. July 26 – A vehicle parked on the 1500 block of Larkspur Court was burglarized. July 27 – A hit-and-run incident occurred on the 100 block of Minaret Road. July 27 – A residence on the 2100 block of Holly Drive was burglarized. July 27 – A marine hazard was removed from the 100 block of Lauritzen Lane. July 28 – A vehicle accident with property damage occurred on Laurel Road at Meadows Lane. July 28 – Marijuana cultivation activity was reported on the 200 block of Fourth Street. July 28 – A juvenile runaway was reported on the 900 block of Almaden Circle. July 28 – Arrest warrants were served on East Cypress Road at Main Street and on Second Street at Main Street. July 29 – On Main Street at Miguel Drive, a subject was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. July 29 – A custody-order violation was reported on the 100 block of Henry Court. July 29 – On Main Street at Rose Avenue, a subject was arrested for illegal possession of a hypodermic needle and syringe. July 29 – Shoplifting was reported at a business on the 2500 block of Main Street. July 29 – On Third Street at Main Street, a subject was cited for driving without a license. July 30 – On Gardenia Avenue at Main Street, a subject was arrested for interfering with a public officer. July 30 – An adult was reported missing from the 5000 block of Miguel Drive. July 30 – Credit card fraud was reported on the 1300 block of Portsmouth Street. July 30 – Vandalism was reported on the 500 block of Jane Lane. July 31 – On the 1800 block of Babbe Street, a subject was arrested for violating the terms of his parole. July 31 – A vehicle parked on the 100 block of Cotati Court was stolen. July 31 – On Babbe Street at Charles Way, a subject was arrested for selling narcotics. July 31 – On the 1000 block of Vintage Parkway, two subjects were cited for possession of drugs.

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Train may have caused Knightsen fires Staff Writer A series of fires possibly sparked by a passing train on the Sante Fe Railroad tracks near Knightsen filled far East County skies with smoke last week, destroying a number of vehicles but no homes. The cause of the fire, which torched 30 acres of land in the rural town, is still under investigation, but witnesses said the flames broke out shortly after a train passed. Lill Pierce, the superintendent’s secretary at Knightsen school, said she heard “really loud screeching and clanging” coming from the train, which she said passed by going slightly faster than a person can walk. “That’s really rare,” she said. “Usually they go screaming through here.”

A railroad worker at the scene who declined to give his name said the crew of the train noticed the fires behind it and stopped just south of the town. Witnesses estimated that as many as six fires, large and small, were possibly started by the train. Knightsen Elementary School was voluntarily evacuated as a precaution, its students bused to Delta Vista Middle School in Oakley. Responding to the fires were between 75 and 80 fire personnel along with 35 fire engines, two helicopters, two air tankers, one air supervisor and 10 chief officers from the various agencies. Support came from fire departments all over the county, as well as from Cal Fire. Staff writer Rick Lemyre contributed to this story.

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Left, a firefighter walks by the Sante Fe Railroad tracks near Knightsen on which a passing train is believed to have started several fires last Thursday. Above, a neighbor pounds out a spot fire that sprang up on his property ahead of the main blaze when the wind shifted and fire trucks were forced to redeploy to stay ahead of it. Top, at least three large fires and a line of smaller ones beside the Sante Fe Railroad tracks near Knightsen were believed to have been sparked by a train last Thursday afternoon.

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Paul Blackburn, a senior on the Heritage baseball team, delivers a pitch during the recent Area Code Games – a showcase of top high school talent from around the nation.

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Local arms impress at Area Code Games by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer

A trio of Bay Valley Athletic League pitchers recently impressed big league scouts in Long Beach at the Area Code Games, a showcase of the nation’s best high school baseball players. Freedom’s Joe Navilhon, Heritage’s Paul Blackburn and Deer Valley’s Ricky Delgado all played for the Athletics – a team comprising the best diamond stars of Northern California. The Athletics competed with seven other teams, named after Major League squads, each representing the talent base of a certain area

of the nation. The pitchers – all right-handed, all seniors – earned praise from high sources. “All three did a nice job on the field and carried themselves in a professional manner,” Oakland Athletics Coordinator of Scouting Sam Rainey wrote in an e-mail. “All three are high quality kids.” Navilhon, Blackburn and Delgado were nominated to attend tryouts for the Area Code Games in July and earned spots on the team. Rainey noted that the Area Code Games are a way to spotlight athletes who have a bright future playing

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ackie Fierro delivers a round of high-fives after nailing a spare on Saturday at Harvest Park Bowl. Fierro was one of 1,846 bowlers at the Brentwood bowling center who were part of a worldwide effort to break the record for most games bowled in one day. While Harvest Park Bowl broke its own record, it’s not yet known if the worldwide record – set at 923,948 last year – was eclipsed. Be sure to check out Austin Cook’s video on the event at www.thepress.net.

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World of Outlaws to sweep through Antioch by Michael Dixon Correspondent

For the first time in the history of the Antioch Speedway, East County racing fans will get to see the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, which features some of the best sprint car drivers in the nation. Mike Adaskaveg, public relations director for the Antioch and Merced raceways, expects Bay Area racing fans to come to Antioch on Sept. 12 in big numbers. “This should be a tremendous success,” Adaskaveg said. “These cars will be going at an average speed of 110 miles per hour, which includes braking. Their backstretch speed could be higher. Getting to see cars going that fast on dirt will be quite a thrill.” Many local fans made the trip to Merced to see the World of Outlaws in early April. According to Adaskaveg, Merced city officials said the event pumped an extra $100,000 into the city’s economy. Like NASCAR, the World of Outlaws compete throughout the United

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The World of Outlaws series, which stopped in Merced earlier this year, will tear up the oval at the Antioch Speedway on Sept. 12. States and Canada between the spring and fall, usually hitting California at the beginning and end of the tour. “These are very exotic cars with very

powerful engines,” Adaskaveg said. “It’s hard to explain the difference between dirt and pavement. They’re going to be sliding through turns. It’s basically an en-

gine on rails.” One of the main attractions in the field is Outlaws racer Steve Kinser, who brings to Antioch 561 career World of Outlaw wins and 20 series championships. In 2008, ESPN complied a list of the greatest racers in history. Kinser came in at No. 25. Sept. 12 will mark the first time the Antioch track has ever hosted an event on a Monday night, and Adaskaveg expects the Speedway to sell out – possibly through online sales alone. With a month to go, tickets are already halfway sold (the Speedway’s tickets are normally sold at the gate the day of the event). The World of Outlaws event is funded by John Soares, whose family has a 60year history of promoting races. “There’s nothing like big events to close out a great season,” Soares wrote in a press release. “We’re offering the fans of Northern and Central California the shows they have asked for.” Tickets to the World of Outlaws series races can be found at www.antiochspeedway. com and www.woosprint.com.


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First win for Neu There was a “Neu” winner Saturday night in the DIRTcar West Modified Stock Car feature event – Kenny Neu – who ended a yearlong drought with a surprise-ending victory. “It’s been a long time – it seems like forever,” Neu said in victory lane. “I’m just glad to be back.” The Oakley driver is an Antioch Speedway veteran. He’s been competing at the track since 1994. The surprise ending came when a caution flag flew with three laps to go in the main event. In one of his best all-time efforts, Rob Norris of Pleasanton had led the feature from the green. Chasing him most of the way, also in an impressive showing, was Shawn Deforest. Deforest suffered a broken front end and Norris a rapidly deflating tire after the restart. When the final green flag flew, it was Neu and Nick Decarlo of Martinez who forged into the top two spots, chased by Troy Foulger. DeCarlo, who has claimed three victories on other tracks, also made his best run of the season at Antioch Speedway. Jim Freethy of Danville topped a stout field of Limited Late Models for his first win in that division. “I was praying for a top-five finish, and I got a win,” Freethy said in victory lane. “I never thought I’d get a main event in this division. I’m racing with legends – guys like Freddie Ryland, Larry Damitz, Mike Gustafson – what a great feeling it is to win with them racing against me.” Jim Rhoades of El Sobrante, 13 years of Antioch racing under his belt, finished second. Ryland and Damitz put the pressure on the top two to the checkered flag. Rhoades was racing the first time since the season opener when he blew an engine. Ryland, of Brentwood, almost snatched second away from him. “It was my first race with the new motor. It was running great,” he said. “I saw him (Ryland) coming, I didn’t want to cut him off and I didn’t want to give my position away.” Ryland came on strong. “I got caught in traffic,” he said. “It took a while to reel in the leaders. I could have used a couple of more laps.” Freethy thanked friend Ryland and crew man Jack Jonker, who helps both teams, for contributing to his rise to the top. “Fred is al-

CYO hoops sign-ups Photo courtesy of Mike Adaskaveg

Oakley’s Kenny Neu, in the 99 car, maneuvers around Nick Decarlo in DIRTcar action at the Antioch Speedway on Saturday. ways there with advice and to help set up the cars,” Freethy said. “The guys are all about good racing, and half the credit goes to the crews that set up the cars.” Justin Silveira of Antioch took advantage of traffic to pass allfeature leader Dan Downey of San Jose with two laps to go in the Four-Banger main event. Ken Radabaugh went low to try to pass them both, bringing the fans to their feet. “I didn’t think I would ever catch Downey,” said Silveira. “Lapped traffic helped me, but also almost cost me when Ken (Radabaugh) took the low groove. That was a fun finish.” Dwarf car dominator Ricardo Rivera of Hollister was back in victory lane despite division nemesis Nick Squatritto of San Jose trying every trick in the book to pass him at the finish. “I heard him coming,” Rivera said. “He’s an awesome racer. I thought he would beat me. First or second – it’s all good.” A power loss erased Squatritto’s shot at the checkered flag. “The car was overheating,” he said. “And in the middle of the race we started to lose air in the right rear tire.” Concord rookie Pat Urdahl’s third-place finish was his best of the year. Larry Damitz of Vallejo topped Dan Williams in a vintage “hard top” event. – Contributed by Mike Adaskaveg

It’s time for CYO basketball again. St. Anne, Immaculate Heart and St. Anthony’s conduct sign-ups in August. St. Anne’s sign-ups are held Wednesday, Aug. 17 at St. Anne Church, 2800 Camino Diablo in Byron, and Friday, Aug. 19 at Aladino’s Pizza, 1555 Riverlake Road in Discovery Bay. Both sessions runs from 6 to 8 p.m. To sign up online, visit www.stannescyo. com, print and mail in the registration form. Immaculate Heart holds sign-ups Sundays, Aug. 14 and 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Veterans Hall, 757 First St. in downtown Brentwood. For more information, call Fernando at 925-5161106. St. Anthony’s conducts sign-ups Sundays, Aug. 14 and 21 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church, 971 O’Hara Ave. in Oakley. For more information, call Michelle at 925-679-2662. Any child from second through eighth grade may play. New players must bring a copy of their birth certificate in order to enroll. Practices begin in September; the competitive season begins in November.

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Area Code from page 21A college and possibly even professional baseball. Major Leaguers Roy Halladay, Prince Fielder and C.C. Sabathia, as well as Antioch native Aaron Miles, all competed in the Area Code Games when they were in high school. “It’s an honor to be on this team with this amount of talent,” Navilhon said. “It gives you an idea of what college is going to be like and, Lord willing, what pro baseball is going to be like.” All three got into a game on Tuesday, one that was broadcast live on ESPN3. com. The Athletics faced the Royals, made of prep talent from the Northwest. Navilhon, who posted a team-low 1.80 earned run average for Freedom last season, breezed through two innings of relief work without allowing a baserunner. He ended his work Tuesday with a swinging strikeout to end the fourth inning. Announcers and A’s scout Jermaine Clark, who managed the Area Codes team, were impressed with the Falcon’s poise. Navilhon is still deciding which college he’ll attend – Cal State Fullerton or

the University of California. “Joe’s a competitor,” Clark told ESPN3.com. “He’s been nothing but first class.” Blackburn followed Navilhon, pitching the fifth and sixth innings. After putting up a scoreless fifth frame, Blackburn started the sixth with a strikeout. Announcers noted that his fastball touched 90 miles per hour. His one blemish was a two-out solo home run to Dylan LaVelle, one of the top players from Washington. “It feels good being here, playing in front of a bunch of people that can really make your life good,” said Blackburn, who has committed to Arizona State. “It’s definitely going to prepare me for (college).” Delgado, who led the Wolverines in strikeouts last season with 58, was the last local pitcher to toe the rubber on Tuesday. His results, however, weren’t as optimal. The Deer Valley senior inherited a basesloaded mess in the A’s half of the seventh inning, his team up 5-2, but was unable to cool the hot bats of the Royals, who rallied for a 7-5 victory. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Antioch OKs utilities for power plant by Justin Lafferty Staff Writer

Antioch officials recently agreed to provide water and sewer services to a 760-megawatt power plant being built on county land, a facility City Council members feel will pay great dividends. GenOn, formerly Mirant, is building a 27-acre power plant in unincorporated territory near Antioch on Wilbur Road in Northeast Antioch. Antioch, GenOn and the Contra Costa County Local Agency Formation Commission are working on annexing that area to the city. A staff report from City Consultant Victor Carniglia notes that the annexation process will likely be completed next year. By providing water and sewer services to GenOn’s Marsh Landing Generating Station operation, Antioch officials hope hundreds of jobs will be created in East County. City Council members approved the action 3-0; Mary Rocha and Brian Kalinowski were absent. “I’m excited about the fact that it’s going to bring more jobs to our city,” Councilman Wade Harper said. According to GenOn’s website, the power plant could create about 300 union construction jobs at peak, and 16 operations jobs following completion. The plant, through property taxes and other payments, could pour as much as $6.5 to $7.5 million into city coffers over a 12-year span. GenOn president John Chillemi, who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting, said that construction, which started earlier this year, is scheduled to wrap up in May of 2013. The plant will be fueled by natural gas, according to the California Energy Commission, something that pleased Councilman Gary Agopian. “It cannot be emphasized

Water from page 1A ability of the district’s existing water supply system.” But some residents weren’t buying it. “You’ve got no one in favor of this,” said resident Michael Greggans. “You don’t need this well right now. I just think you are pro-builder.” “I think it’s ridiculous to ask for that kind of money right now,” added resident Ray Qualls. “We need to look at what our requirements are for right now and maintain what we have. We just don’t have the money.” David Lennon of the Hofmann Company was concerned that the increases might not be high enough. “I actually believe the rates (increase) are too low,” said Lennon, who added that residents could rest assured that future developers who came to town would pay their fair share of the water costs. “I believe your rates could and should be higher.” The rate increases were based on a two-year ratepayer study that included projected needs for operating expenses, capital improvements and replacement funding. Based on the current plan, non-metered residential users with a single-family lot size of 5,000 to 10,000 square feet will pay a combined monthly water and wastewater charge of $79.68 this year and a possible $94.81 the following year.

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A 3D rendering shows the planned GenOn Marsh Landing Generation Station, being built just outside of Antioch city limits on Wilbur Road. enough that we’re taking offline a dirty technology and replacing it with clean technology,” Agopian said. “Natural gas is currently one of the most clean technologies that’s readily available and is useable in the near term and is inexpensive, relatively speaking.” Carniglia’s staff report notes that the amount of water the new facility will require – 50.2 acre-feet per year – is within Antioch’s capability. For sewer capabilities, GenOn will extend a sewer line from its Marsh Landing station to connect it with the city’s existing sewer line on Wilbur Avenue, which flows to Delta Diablo Sanitation District facili-

For metered residential homeowners – roughly 1,900 in Discovery Bay – the average rate will be $76.92 for blended water and wastewater use for this year and $90.47 in 2012-13. The rate increase for this fiscal year – effective immediately – comes to nearly $140 more annually per dwelling and a possible additional $185 the following year if approved by the board. While Simon agreed with the rest of the board that the 17-percent increase was a necessary evil for this year, he said that his no-vote was for the 201213 fiscal year and the construction of well 7. “Seventeen percent is a legitimate increase,” said Simon. “But I am dead against what is in the coming year … I agree 100 percent that we don’t need the well, but that’s not up to me.” Director Ray Tetreault reminded the public that the 2012-13 proposed increase is the most the board can raise the rates. “The second year is the maximum, but we have no idea what that number will be until we do the budget for next year,” said Tetreault. “This year the 17 percent is needed for our current requirements – to run the district as we are now.” “We are elected to make the right decisions, not necessarily the popular ones,” said Vice President Brian Dawson. “No one wants a rate increase – we pay it, too – but it’s what is needed.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

ties. Carniglia said GenOn is paying for construction of the sewer line. He also pointed out several other benefits that GenOn’s plant could bring to Antioch. As part of the agreement to bring a power plant to the city, GenOn will form a nonprofit entity benefiting Antioch’s community centers. The company will kick in $1.7 million. GenOn will receive naming rights to a center, and a member of the company will be on the nonprofit’s board of directors. Should annexation fall through, GenOn will provide $500,000 per year to Antioch as a representative tax payment for the services the city is providing. If the site is annexed to the city, GenOn will pay $250,000 per year, supplementing property tax. “This is an agreement that we’ve been working on for many months and is the culmination of a lot of hard work,” Chillemi told the council. “I’m asking you to approve this agreement tonight so the Marsh Landing project can have the certainty it needs for these services and so we can begin providing these fiscal benefits to the city as soon as possible.” Antioch resident Bill Warrell, a lifetime member of the Sportsmen Yacht Club, noted at the meeting that while he has full faith that GenOn can be a good neighbor, his club is opposed to the annexation. He said the club, comprising roughly 300 members and located on Wilbur Road in an unincorporated area near Antioch, is content to get its services covered by the county. Warrell, who has also been vocal regarding water issues, also told the council that GenOn’s payments show how much the Delta is worth to the city. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

Principal from page 1A a private university teaching business and economics, launching his transition into education. “I always wanted to end up in education, but as a young man I wanted to have a long career in industry first and then retire to take on a teaching position at a university where I could be a mean old professor,” Oshodi joked. Instead, the father of three worked his way through the high school milieu as a teacher and is once again in administration. The world-traveler said he enjoys living in Brentwood and looks forward to exploring Northern California when he can break free from the long hours he’s putting in at Heritage. Oshodi respects the foundation that has been established in Heritage’s six years, and he looks forward to improving and enhancing the school’s reputation for excellence as evidenced when Heritage was named a California Distinguished High School in 2009. His goal is to assess what Heritage needs to improve on its success and then find the solutions to achieve those goals. “I am committed to the school’s

pledge to excellence,” Oshodi said. “It is my philosophy that every child can and will learn and excel. There is no such thing as an uneducatable child. That doesn’t exist in my vocabulary.” In the next few weeks, Oshodi plans to get better acquainted with the campus now that the students have returned, and hopes that the partnership between students, staff, parents and the community will inspire Heritage and it students to raise the bar and strive for even greater success. Oshodi knows he can’t shepherd 2,200 students to excellence alone and looks forward to working with parents and the community to find more ways to support the young Patriots as they pursue their high school diplomas. “I want to renew the open invitation to the Heritage families and the community to get involved because achievement can only be reached with support at school and at home,” Oshodi said. “There are so many ways to get involved on campus, and we need their support for the students. Our students’ likelihood to succeed increases when the community gets involved.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Jewish from page 1B without a cantor.” Creative alternatives are the cornerstone of this eclectic group. Because they’re a small congregation marshaling neither the funds nor membership to build their own synagogue, the 40-plus members of B’nai Torah meet each week in St. George’s Episcopal Church. The two congregations enjoy a symbiotic relationship – one worshipping on Saturday; the other on Sunday – that makes a tacit argument for religious tolerance. But in spite of their numbers, or perhaps because of them, B’nai Torah is a strong, unified congregation working to grow its membership yet content with its size. Finding a home This is the B’nai Torah congregation’s third location in 23 years. “We are the true Wandering Jews,” joked Darrell Goodin, who joined B’nai Torah after moving from the Peninsula to Antioch with his family six years ago. “It was a big change for us, but we like the community, and this is our home,” said Goodin. “It’s different from where we came from, but we’re here and we’re growing. It’s a good place to be.” For years, finding Jews in East County has been a little like searching for the Lost Tribes of Israel. Larger communities in ON THE COVER: Alex Einess, 13, of Antioch-based B’nai Torah, was recently bar mitzvahed. He enjoys the feeling of unity provided by the small, tight-knit congregation.

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Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz of the Chabat of the Delta congregation stands with a Menorah at The Streets of Brentwood during Chanukah last year. nearby Stockton, Walnut Creek and San Francisco have traditionally offered the overall “Jewish Experience” – neighborhood delicatessens, established synagogues, Hebrew schools and a more present sense of community. But absent those mainstays, Jews in East County have learned to compromise. Goodin’s story is similar to others’ here this evening. Affordable housing, job opportunities and a lighter commute brought his family to Antioch from the Peninsula, and are only a few of the reasons transplanted

Jews such as the Goodins have opted for less in their overall Jewish experience as they search for their collective more. And at B’nai Torah, those needs are being met. “It’s been hard for us; it’s been a transition,” said Julie Einess, who came from a larger congregation but joined B’nai Torah a few years ago when her family moved to Brentwood. “But there are also perks to a smaller group, because you know everyone and it’s more personal. It’s worked very well for us.”

Einess’s son Alex was recently bar mitzvahed at B’nai Torah and was prepared for his ceremony by a group of volunteers in the congregation. The experience made the event all the more powerful. “There is lots of unity here,” said Alex. “And I think that is something that is pretty uncommon in other congregations.” If the people of B’nai Torah long to expand their membership, they also remain staunch in the belief that if they build a firm foundation, others will come. “I think that we originally affiliated with this congregation because it was so accepting and close,” said Matt Cordova, who with his family has been a member of B’nai Torah for seven years. “It was a very warm and welcoming group. We stay here because our feeling is that this is our community. If it doesn’t have something we want, I think we feel that we need to make it happen ourselves. It’s up to us to provide what we need.” Pop-up temples Without a formal temple or synagogue in East County, B’nai Torah – the only Jewish assembly in town – has made its home in a Christian church. But last year Chabat of the Delta came to Brentwood – currently operating out of the Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz’s home. And although both congregation’s numbers ebb and flow, a renewed outreach program and events such as the visiting cantor series at B’nai Torah are doing much to get the word out and increase membership. see Jewish page 4B


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Judaism 101: a layman’s guide Its history dating back more than 3,000 years, Judaism is one of the world’s oldest – and most misunderstood – religions. Abraham is considered the founder of Judaism, which was established nearly two millennia before Jesus was born. But throughout those millennia, many Christian cultures have emphasized the Jews’ complicity in the death of the Christian Messiah, and the atrocities of anti-Semitism have haunted the history of Christianity from its beginning. But the two religions are not as far apart as some might believe, beginning with their scriptures. Torah and the Bible According to Jewish belief, the Torah was revealed to Moses in 1312 BCE (Before the Christian Era) at Mt. Sinai. The word Torah refers to teaching or instruction, and is used as a general term to include Judaism’s written and oral laws. Referred to as the Hebrew Bible, the Torah is comprised of the first of three parts of the Tanakh, the founding religious document of Judaism, and is divided into the Five Books of Moses.

The Torah is accepted by Christians as part of their Bible. It comprises the first five books of the Christian Bible’s “Old Testament.” The Christian Bible’s “New Testament” includes the life and teachings of Jesus. Who was Jesus? In Jewish belief, Jesus of Nazareth was a Jewish man who preached during the Roman occupation of the Holy Land in the first century. The Romans and some religious Jews – according to some – killed him for speaking out against Roman atrocities. But the Jews do not believe Jesus was divine, the Son of God or the Messiah because he does not meet the Jewish criteria for a Messiah. In order to be the true Jewish Messiah as foretold in the Jewish scriptures, he must be an observant Jew descended from the House of David and be an ordinary man (versus the Son of God), bring peace to the world, gather the Jews back into Israel and rebuild the ancient Temple in Israel. The Christian worships Jesus as the Son of God, who died on the cross for the

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sins of humanity, rose from the dead and eventually ascended to heaven. Christians believe Jesus will return to the world again in the Second Coming. Christians believe Jesus appeared as God in the flesh to show people the path to everlasting life. They believe that Jewish leaders, offended by Jesus’ popularity and claim of divinity, conspired with Roman officials to bring about his execution. Religion or Ethnicity? Whether Judaism is a religion or an ethnicity depends in part on whom you ask. Some Jews believe that those born to Jewish parents or who have Jews in their family tree should be considered Jewish, whether they practice the religion or not. Some say you can only be Jewish if your mother was a Jew, while others believe that anyone can be a Jew, regardless of heritage. Chaya Berkowitz of Chabat of the Delta sees it both ways. “In a manner, you may say that it is a combination or at least see Judaism 101 page 7B

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The Reform Siddur, above, is a prayer book and a mainstay of the Jewish religion.


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Jewish from page 2B The presence of small Jewish congregations is not an anomaly, says B’nai Torah Rabbi Ira Book, but is more and more becoming the norm. And the reason is simple. “We no longer have the uninterrupted communities we once did,” said Book. “People don’t stay in the same job or homes that they did 30 years ago. Young families are more mobile, and rightly so. It’s our job to help accommodate that.” Rabbi Berkowitz’s wife Chaya agreed. Chabat of the Delta – its worldwide parent organization boasts 4,500 centers across the globe – made headway and headlines last year by erecting a Menorah in The Streets of Brentwood. The Berkowitzes believe the growing numbers of religious faithful in their new community has been encouraging. “What brought us out here is that Brentwood and East County are growing and there’s a need for Jewish education and affiliation,” said Chaya, who moved here from New York. “This area is pretty far out (from nearby synagogues) and there is really nothing out here. But we’ve been reaching out and the response has been very nice. People are excited that we’re here.” Jews in a gentile world Being Jewish these days is by all accounts an easier road than it was even just a generation ago. Cordova agreed that people are more accepting of Jews today, but he worries that his children might suffer from being “often the only Jews in their class,” he said. “I think that is also why we are staying out here and

Cantor Barbara Powell talks with Matt Cordova during a recent visit to B’nai Torah in Antioch. Still too small to establish its own synagogue, B’nai Torah meets at St. George’s Episcopal Church.

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trying to be more active in the temple because we want the kids to feel more active in their faith and we also want them to have those peer relationships with each other. We want them to feel that it’s normal to be Jewish.” Chaya shares Cordova’s wish to demystify Judaism. “People don’t know what Judaism is,

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East County? Is there still a stigma associated with being Jewish? “Let’s be honest, 50 years ago someone would not even have comfortably asked that question,” said Book. “In 1960, the biggest question was: can we elect a Catholic president and will he take orders from the pope? see Jewish page 7B

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Judaism 101 from page 3B not only one of them,” said Berkowitz. “Judaism is a set of beliefs and guidelines given to the Jewish people. In other words, being Jewish is not necessarily synonymous with following the guidelines or believing in the beliefs of Judaism. “If one is born Jewish, they are Jewish no matter what their level of observance might be, while at the same time one can go through a conversion process to become Jewish.” But according to Rabbi Ira Book of B’nai Torah in Antioch, being Jewish is all about community. “Judaism is a civilization, a way of life,” said Book. “It has its own calendar, sacred days, Biblical days, rituals, art, dress and music. It has it’s own language, land and literature. This is a civilization and a way of life.” Similarities and differences While there are obvious differences between the Chris-

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tian and Jewish faiths, there are also some similarities, the most basic being in the shared belief of a heavenly father, one creator and one God. “With this belief,” said Book, “we are all one family. Jesus knew this as a Jew when he said the greatest commandments are ‘Hear O Israel, the Lord our god is one. Love the Lord with all your heart, all your soul and all your might. Love your neighbors as yourself.’” But the primary differences between Jews and Christians also stem from this, said Book. “Jews cannot believe in a Messiah – or “anointed one” – without redemption for the entire world,” said Book. “Christians refer to a Second Coming, but there is no source in the Hebrew Scriptures for this reference, and that is a basic difference.” For more information on Judaism, check out the following sources used for this story. They include www.wikipedia.com, www.judaism.com, www.religionfacts.com and www.judaism101.com.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Brentwood will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the normal course of business permits, on August 23, 2011 to consider the following matter: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD REVISING THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD 2011/12 COST ALLOCATION PLAN AND SCHEDULE OF CITY FEES. The hearing will be held at the City Council Chambers, 101B Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Further information may be obtained from the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 708 Third Street, Brentwood, California 94513, (925) 516-5400. If you challenge any City Council action in court regarding this matter, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Dated: August 5, 2011 August 12, 2011 /s/Margaret Wimberly, CMC, City Clerk Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004824-00 The name of the business (es): Awesome Wonders Located at: 1432 Hillsborough Blvd In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Colon Gilchrist 1432 Hillsborough Blvd Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Colon Gilchrist This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/13/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/13/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 29, August 5,11, 19, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004829-00 The name of the business (es): Combat Keychains Located at: 2043 Bridgeport Loop In: Discovery Bay, CA, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1)Andrea McGinnis 2)Derek McGinnis 2043 Bridgeport Loop, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Andrea McGinnis This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/14/11 By T. Ragsdale, Deputy Expires 7/14/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004957- 00 The name of the business (es): New Haven Photography Located at: 2390 Eden Plains Rd In: Knightsen, Ca, 94513, Mailing: P.O. Box 653, Knightsen, CA 94548 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Barbara Becerra 2390 Eden Plains Rd Knightsen, CA 94548. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/20/11. Signature of registrant: Barbara Becerra This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/21/- 11 By Joseph Barton, Deputy Expires 7/21/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004966- 00 The name of the business (es): DAY REALTY/PERFORMANCE REALTY Located at: 1625 DUPRE WAY In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): KATHLEEN ANN DAY, 1625 DUPRE WAY, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Kathleen Ann Day This statement was filed with County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:7/20/11 By Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires 7/- 20/16 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #004921-00 The name of the business (es): Sadorra Rail Consulting/ Engineering Services Located at: 2413 Crocker Way In: Antioch, Ca, 94531. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): John G. Sadorra 2413 Crocker Way Antioch, CA 94531. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/18/11. Signature of registrant: John G. Sadorra This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/18/11 By R. Ramirez, Deputy Expires 7/18/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005119- 00 The name of the business (es): 3/21 Investigations Located at: 5082 Wagon Wheel Way In: Antioch, Ca, 94531, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Francisco A Martinez Jr 5082 Wagon Wheel Way, Antioch, CA 94531. 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: Francisco A Martinez Jr This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/26/11 By L. Barajas, Deputy Expires 7/- 26/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005092-00 The name of the business (es): Big Horn Hunter’s Oasis Located at: 2259 Black Stone Drive In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1)Roger D. Coggins 2)Tonna Napier 2259 Black Stone Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/25/11. Signature of registrant: Tonna Napier This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/25/11 By Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires 7/25/- 16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005001- 00 The name of the business (es): Real Estate Learning Annex Located at: 5119 Lone Tree Way In: Antioch, CA, 94531, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Mona O. Phillips 5119 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA, 94531. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7-1-11. Signature of registrant: Mona O. Phillips This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/20/- 11 By Sue Whatford, Deputy Expires 7/20/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005056- 00 The name of the business (es): Healthy Start Bay Area Located at: 1744 Mediterraneo Place In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) Sara Wellens 2)Stephen Wellens 1744 Mediterraneo Place, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Sara Wellens This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/22/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/22/16 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005179-00 The name of the business (es): Noti Enterprises LLC Recycled Hot Rod Parts Located at: 1270 Fairview Ave In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Noti Enterprises, LLC 1270 Fairview Ave, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Limited Liability Company The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/5/11. Signature of registrant: Richard H. Eichner C.E.O This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/28/11 By B. Basch, Deputy Expires 7/- 28/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004912-00 The name of the business (es): Penny Pinchin Located at: 2095 Cypress Pt In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Mailing: P.O. Box 1295, Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s):1) Penny M Dove 2) David G Dove 2095 Cypress Pt Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: a Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Penny M Dove This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/18/11 By D. Acuff, Deputy Expires 7/18/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005345-00 The name of the business (es): Clano Consulting Located at: 1525 Rampart Way In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Ijeoma Chukwunyelu 1525 Rampart Way Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8/4/2004. Signature of registrant: Ijeoma Chukwunyelu This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/4/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 8/4/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005356-00 The name of the business (es): IMG Trading Co Located at: 795 Woodsong ln In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Ingrid M. Gregerson 795 Woodsong ln, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Ingrid Gregerson This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/5/11 By C. Garcia, Deputy Expires 8/5/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.F-0004805- 00 The name of the business (es): CrossFit Brentwood Located at: 3291 Walnut Ave, Ste 140 In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Mailing: 2222 Rutledge Way, Stockton, CA, 95207 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): David Hose 2222 Rutledge Way, Stockton, CA, 95207. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/13/2011. Signature of registrant: David Hose This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/13/- 11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 7/13/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005030-00 The name of the business (es): City Limousine Located at: 4936 Lefebvre Way In: Antioch, CA, 94531, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Sardul Singh Dhaliwal 4936 Lefebvre Way, Antioch, CA, 94531. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/21/11. Signature of registrant: Sardul Singh Dhaliwal This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/21/11 By D. Acuff, Deputy Expires 7/21/11 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005336-00 The name of the business (es): Science For Tots Located at: 4090 Courtland Dr In: Oakley, CA, 94561, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): David Owen Cooper 4090 Courtland Dr, Oakley, CA, 94561. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 2006. Signature of registrant: David O Cooper This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 8/4/11 By Elizabeth Gutierrez, Deputy Expires 8/4/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Brenda Rapada Carino SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Brenda Rapada Carino FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-0945 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Brenda Rapada Carino filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Kim Vincent Rapada b. Kyle Joshua Rapada to Proposed Name: a. Kim Vincent Rapada Carino b. Kyle Joshua Rapada Carino 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if

any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/15/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/18/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011

Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): MARIA L ESPINDOLA AND, RICARDO ESPINDOLA, WIFE AND HUSBAND Recorded: 6/9/2008 as Instrument No. 2008-0127399-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/2/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $267,175.38 The purported property address is: 1016 W 4TH ST ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 066-105-005-4 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256. Pursuant to California Civil Code §2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has not obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800280-2891 or Login to: www.auction.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders rights’ against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007806 8/12/2011 8/19/2011 8/26/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011

agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has not obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800- 280-2891 or Login to: www.auction.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders rights ‘ against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007675 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 8/19/2011 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Gregoria Barajas SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Gregoria Barajas FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N111127- TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Gregoria Barajas filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Gregoria Barajas aka Gregoria Nina Barajas to Proposed Name: Nina Mortensen 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/20/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press, 248 Oak Street, Brentwood, CA 94513 Date: 7/27/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Bin Lu, Aiqun Liu SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Bin Lu and Aiqun Lie FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1109 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Bin Lu and Aiqun Liu filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Qixiang Lu to Proposed Name: David Qixiang Lu 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/13/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press b. Petitioner is to Bring the minor’s birth certificate to the hearing. Minor gave consent to name change at the signing of the osc. Date: 7/14/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jamela Oden SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jamela Oden FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-0849 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Jamela Oden filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Jamela Rasheeda Carolyn Oden to Proposed Name: Jamela Rasheeda Carolyn Evans 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 09/01/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Oakley Press Date: 7/5/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011

DIABLO WATER DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of Diablo Water District will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on August 24, 2011, at the office of the District, 2107 Main Street, Oakley, CA. The Board will consider temporarily suspending a portion of the Facilities Reserve Charges imposed on applicants for water service established in 2006, for a period of time and in the amounts as may be determined by the Board. For further information you may contact the District’s General Manager at (925) 625- 6159. Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 2011

LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005193-00 The name of the business (es): 1)Realty World Platinum Properties 2)Innovative Home Mortgage Located at: 761 Second Street, Suite D In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Platinum Real Estate Group, Inc. 761 Second Street, Suite D, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/29/11. Signature of registrant: Ryan Evanson, Vicepresident This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/29/11 By Sue Whatford, Deputy Expires 7/29/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005122-00 The name of the business (es): Superior Home Realty Located at: 2465 Discovery Bay Blvd In: Discovery Bay, CA, 94505, Mailing: 5639 Starfish Place, Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Donna L Mattingly 5639 Starfish Place, Discovery Bay, CA, 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Donna L Mattingly This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/26/11 By L. Barajas, Deputy Expires 07/26/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004816-00 The name of the business (es): Autumns Goddess Design Located at: 1600 Aster Drive #41 In: Antioch, CA, 94509, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) JenniferL. Mastrocola 2) Daniel Maldonado 1600 Aster Drive #41, Antioch, CA, 94509. This business is conducted by: a Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Jennifer L. Mastrocola This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/13/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/13/16 Antioch Press No. 06- 1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004908-00 The name of the business (es): USASA Equities, AWOCL, A World of Chlrdren Learning, USASA Realty, USASA Property,USASA Property Management Located at: 1712 Domain Way Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): 1) John J Canning 2) Rubandhri Canning 1712 Domaine Way Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: John Canning Rubandhri Canning This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/18/11 By C. Garcia, Deputy Expires 7/18/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish: July 22, 29, August 5,12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005162-00 The name of the business (es): The Richards Construction Co. Inc. Located at: 981 Garcia Ave Suite C In: Pittsburg, CA, 94565, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): The Richards Construction Co. Inc. 981 Garcia Ave., Suite C, Pittsburg, CA, 94565. 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: Dustin Hoke President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/27/11 By L. Barajas, Deputy Expires 7/27/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004857-00 The name of the business (es): FAIRVIEW DENTAL Located at: 3181 Balfour Rd Suite T In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): THUC LUU DMD Dental Corporation 3181 Balfour RD SuiteT Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: THUC LUU President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/14/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/14/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 22, 29, August 5,12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004688-00 The name of the business (es): A+Mediation and More Located at: 1340 Bynum Way In: Oakley, Ca, 94561. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Nanci J. Lenoci 1340 Bynum Way Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/1/11. Signature of registrant: Nanci J. Lenoci This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 2/22/05 By R. Ramirez, Deputy Expires 2/22/10 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish: July 22, 29, August 5,12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0004775-00 The name of the business (es): Gabriels Enterprises Located at: 1128 Breton Drive In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Maxwell Ekwuruibe 1128 Breton Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Maxwell Ekwuruibe This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/12/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 7/12/16 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004765- 00 The name of the business (es): Discovery Bay Dental Located at: 2489 Discovery Bay Blvd In: Discovery Bay, CA, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Dr. Mike Todorovic 5656 Starfish Ct, Discovery Bay, CA, 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Dr. Mike Todorovic This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/12/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/- 12/16 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004766- 00 The name of the business (es): Solberg & Associates Located at: 760 Beaver Lane In: Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Rose Solberg 760 Beaver Lane, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Rose Solberg This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/12/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/12/16 Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person(s) has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name 1) Donn’s Florist 2)Donn’s Florist and Gifts 3)Donn’s Flowers 4)Donn’s Flowers + Gifts at: 485 Hartz Ave In: Danville, CA 94526 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in Contra Costa County on 6/24/09 underfile number 09-4459 1). J Stover Investments, 19002 Stanton Ave, Castro Valley, CA 94546 This business was conducted by: a Corporation Signature of registrant: James K Stover This statement was filed with The County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: July 11, 2011 By: S.L. Weir, Deputy Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004795-00 The name of the business (es): Diablo Valley Real Estate Professionals Located at: 431 N Buchanan Circle #4 In: Pacheco, Ca, 94553, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Michael James Micheletti 431 N. Buchanan Circle #4 Pacheco, CA 94553. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Michael James Micheletti This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/13/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 7/13/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 22, 29, August 5,12, 2011

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0005248-00 The name of the business (es): D. Curiel Landscape Co. Located at: 4900 Beldin Ln In: Oakley, CA, 94561, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Jose D. Reynoso 4900 Beldin Ln, Oakley, CA, 94561. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 8-1-11. Signature of registrant: Jose Don Reynoso This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:8/1/11 By Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires 8/1/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004539-00 The name of the business (es): 1)Way To Life Foods 2)The Granola Garden Located at: 2524 Inez Way In: Antioch, Ca, 94531. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Daulet Bey 2524 Inez Way Brentwood, CA 94531. 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: Daulet Bey This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 6/30/11 By T. Ragsdale, Deputy Expires 6/30/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004692-00 The name of the business (es): Beyond Cupcakes Located at: 2649 Ranchwood Drive In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Sugi Harto 2649 Ranchwood Drive Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Sugi Harto This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/8/11 By Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Expires 7/8/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004350- 00 The name of the business (es): Hand 2 Hand Process Service Located at: 4904 Chism Way, Antioch, CA, 94531,Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Lloyd L Jackson II 4904 Chism Way, Antioch, CA, 94531. 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: Lloyd L Jackson II This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 6/22/11 By H. Franklin, Deputy Expires 6/22/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F0004561-00 The name of the business (es): Natalie’s Bar & Grill Located at: 3899 Main St In: Oakley, Ca, 94561. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Natalie Salameh 1108 Teal Ct Brentwood CA, 94513. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7/1/11. Signature of registrant: Natalie Salameh This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/1/11 By D. Acuff, Deputy Expires 7/1/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004560- 00 The name of the business (es): Olakom Global Trading Located at: 43 Solstice Court In: Oakley, CA, 94561, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Ololade A. Ogunyale 43 Solstice Court, Oakley, CA, 94561. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Ololade Ogunyale This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/1/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/1/16 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10-411600-RM Order #: 100762943-CA-BFO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/29/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10-400612-EV Order #: 100678662-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/9/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): DANNY L. HARTLEY AND MARY E. HARTLEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 5/20/2008 as Instrument No. 2008-0111455-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/- 2/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $324,351.37 The purported property address is: 784 GATHERING COURT BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessor’s Parcel No. 012-330- 011-3 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Cenlar, FSB 425 Phillips Blvd Ewing NJ 08618. Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-437793-AL Order #: 791629 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/19/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): SEAN A. MASSEY AND TRACEY M. STAPLESMASSEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 10/3/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0376847 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/- 26/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $300,412.06 The purported property address is: 2609 JOHN GLENN COURT ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 074- 262-008 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Americas Servicing Company 1 Home Campus X2504-017 Customer Service Des Moines IA 50328 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-5731965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007709 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 8/19/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 11/21/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0320755-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/2/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $450,227.09 The purported property address is: 5029 WOODMONT WAY ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 056-083-023-4 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to OneWest Bank, FSB 2900 Esperanza Crossing Austin TX 78758 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800- 280-2891 or Login to: www.auction. com Reinstatement Line: (877) 908-4357 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0009529 8/12/2011 8/19/2011 8/26/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011

pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www. priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007453 7/29/2011 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0004127 Title Order No. 110003044 Investor/Insurer No. 112525335 APN No. 035-383-008 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by DONALD J. JONES AND LAURA M. JONES, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/18/2006 and recorded 05/25/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0165313-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 23 FALLERI CT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $433,503.16. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 04/26/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4059596 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1325503-02 APN: 033- 390-0322 TRA: 19-029 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx1822 REF: Cortes, Noe IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED October 19, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 01, 2011, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded November 01, 2005, as Inst. No. 2005-0422924-00* in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Noe Cortes and Lisette A Cortes, Husband And Wife, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to

and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust *memorandum of modification agreement recorded as inst # 20060118537-00 on apr 17, 2006. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4847 Big Bear Rd Oakley CA 94561-5215 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $488,983.21. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. For sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590-1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: August 11, 2011. (R-387385 08/12/11, 08/19/- 11, 08/26/11) Oakley Press No. 03- 0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011

OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0008976 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 8/19/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

003 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 0728-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee ISAAC PACHECO, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2- 4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800- 892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www. lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com ASAP# 4044284 07/29/2011, 08/- 05/2011, 08/12/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011

LEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $435,804.09. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/09/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4055876 08/05/- 2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-433861-TC Order #: 110155041- CA-BFI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/5/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): FRANCISCO J MACHUCA SR. AND MARCIANA MACHUCA HUSBAND AND WIFE AS

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-430061-AB Order #: 5189636 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/22/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ELLEN TRONCIN, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 3/30/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0092880-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/- 19/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $755,617.70 The purported property address is: 4488 BUCKSKIN DR ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 053- 292-011-3 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Nationstar Mortgage LLC 350 Highland Drive Lewisville TX 75067 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-09-260588-PJ Order #: 103854 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/23/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): GABRIEL MEDINA AND GINA C. MARTINEZ HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 4/30/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0125777-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/- 26/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $489,666.46 The purported property address is: 813 W 9TH ST ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 066-219- 010 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to AuroraBank, FSB 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-5731965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 11-517760 INC Title Order No. 110183390-CA-BFI APN 037242-003-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 03/- 10/08. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 09/01/11 at 10:00 a.m., Aztec Foreclosure Corporation as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 03/18/08 in Instrument No. 2008-0057791-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: Teodoro Aguilar and Cheryl Aguilar, Husband and Wife, as Trustor, OneWest Bank, FSB, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state), at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main & Court Streets), 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California described as: 1821 BERINGER WAY, APARTMENT 138, OAKLEY, CA 94561 The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $303,697.14 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Requirements of SB1137 have been met pursuant to the Notice of Sale Declaration of record. DATE: 7/25/11 Robbie Weaver Assistant Secretary & Assistant Vice President Aztec Foreclosure Corporation c/o 4665 MacArthur Court, Suite 250 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: (800) 731-0850 or (602) 222-5711 Fax: (847)627-8803 www.aztectrustee. com For Trustee’s Sale Information Call 714-730-2727 http://- www.lpsasap.com ASAP# 4064784 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 430709CA Loan No. 3062011261 Title Order No. 602118900 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 03-22-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 08-19- 2011 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 03-29-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 2006-0095746- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: BRYAN TEDFORD AND, MARIA DEFALCO TEDFORD, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: LOT 3, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 8655, FILED APRIL 7, 2003, MAP BOOK 453, PAGE 10, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $595,838.56 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 15 CLARE COURT OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 034-390-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0155980 Title Order No. 10-8559697 Investor/Insurer No. N/A APN No. 035-250-010-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/09/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by MARK WILLSON, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 08/09/2005 and recorded 08/23/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0317146-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4205 NORTHWOOD COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $407,231.18. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 03/08/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4055290 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0141059 Title Order No. 10-8504787 Investor/Insurer No. 102088609 APN No. 035-263-055-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/23/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JOSEPH MORIN JUAREZ AND RAQUELLE ELENA JUAREZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE., dated 03/23/2005 and recorded 03/31/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0110079-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 356 FALL CIRCLE, OAK-

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Michelle Riley and Dane Riley SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Michelle Riley and Dane Riley on behalf of Mackenzie Taylor Jacobi-Riley FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-0944 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Michelle Riley and Dane Riley filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Mackenzie Taylor Jacobi-Riley to Proposed Name: Mackenzie Taylor Jacobi Riley 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 8/23/11Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press b. Petitioner is to bring the minor’s birth cerificate to the hearing. Date: 7/18/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Nickie Leigh Valenzuela SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Nickie Leigh Valenzuela FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1075 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Nickie Leigh Valenzuela filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Nickie Leigh Valenzuela (AKA) Nikki Lee Valenzuela to Proposed Name: Nikki Lee Valenzuela 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9-9-11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press 248 Oak Street, Brentwood, CA 94513 Date:7/13/- 11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Noel C. Rapada SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Noel C. Rapada FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N111093 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Noel C. Rapada filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Nicole Gem Tubera to Proposed Name: Nicole Gen Tubera Rapada 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/16/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/19/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0059494 Title Order No. 088- 218993 Investor/Insurer No. APN No. 033-271-063-1 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by IRIS CABELLOS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 08/25/2006 and recorded 09/05/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0280124-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1055 QUAIL VALLEY RUN, OAKLEY, CA, 945613406. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $522,170.94. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 09/05/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4057574 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/- 2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2891 or Login to: www.auction.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007382 7/29/2011 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011

above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1979 WEST SUMMERFIELD COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $526,334.73. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 07/06/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4065839 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011

of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 17 BIRMINGHAM COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $524,424.42. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/14/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.ASAP# 4057011 08/05/- 2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 32 CHAPPELET PLACE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $568,407.33. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/07/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4057513 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

tion.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0009532 8/12/- 2011 8/19/2011 8/26/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 11-01815-3 CA Loan No. 0142995299 Title Order No. 110239339-CA-MAI APN 034-070-042-6 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED March 12, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 1, 2011, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on March 22, 2005, as Instrument No. 2005-0096614-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA, executed by: STEVEN M. BIAS AND SUSAN A. BIAS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1070 KAY AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA 94561 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $491,087.72 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: August 12, 2011 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, TRUSTEE 135 Main Street, Suite 1900 San Francisco, CA 94105 415-247-2450 Elida Rosado Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www. lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-730 - 2727 ASAP# 4064681 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0028020 Title Order No. 110021459 Investor/Insurer No. 1696493985 APN No. 035-115-002-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/23/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by ARTURO MORALES, AND LUCINA MORALES, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 07/23/2004 and recorded 08/04/04, as Instrument No. 2004-0300845-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 119 WEST RUBY STREET, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.

The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $248,581.77. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/11/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-0194 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA4050253 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-438021-AB Order #: 5303276 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/5/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): STANTON T RUNDELL, AND, VIRGINIA RUNDELL, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 12/13/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0337131- 00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/- 2/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $441,721.77 The purported property address is: 5024 RODEO CIRCLE ANTIOCH, CA 94531 Assessor’s Parcel No. 053-321- 010 053-321-010-0 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Nationstar Mortgage LLC 350 Highland Drive Lewisville TX 75067 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0151396 Title Order No. 09-8455354 Investor/Insurer No. 105866618 APN No. 035-451-010-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/05/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by AMOR ROHDE, dated 10/05/2005 and recorded 10/13/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0391889-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4945 MONTAGUE AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $511,475.77. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/15/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4055715 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0046801 Title Order No. 10-8180611 Investor/Insurer No. 114565058 APN No. 037-400-021-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/22/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by KELLY R DAUKSCH AND MARJORIE J DAUKSCH, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 11/22/2006 and recorded 12/01/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0384188-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0102477 Title Order No. 10-8395023 Investor/Insurer No. 097678016 APN No. 037-440-012-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/25/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by MARY E GARCIA, AND RON H GARCIA, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 04/25/- 2005 and recorded 05/04/05, as Instrument No. 20050159041-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 5030 MIGUEL DR, OAKLEY, CA, 945613180. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $390,612.18. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 11/28/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4058081 08/05/- 2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0110655 Title Order No. 10-8416460 Investor/Insurer No. 0084330035 APN No. 034-380-060-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/11/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by PAUL W SCHUETTE, AND BRENDA L. SCHUTTE, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 10/11/2004 and recorded 10/25/04, as Instrument No. 2004-0407318-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0121038 Title Order No. 10-8445141 Investor/Insurer No. N/A APN No. 037-410-025-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/18/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by CAROL PEREDA, dated 07/18/2006 and recorded 07/27/06, as Instrument No. 2006-023771200, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1707 FAIRHAVEN COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 945613068. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $406,853.74. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/25/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4058442 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0127597 Title Order No. 10-8463110 Investor/Insurer No. N/A APN No. 037-343-022-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/06/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by LARRY PALEN AND BARBARA PALEN, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 01/06/2006 and recorded 01/19/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0018641-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-435966-AB Order #: 5272170 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/12/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): GAYLE YUET MEI CHUI AND DONAL G. JONG, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY Recorded: 10/- 19/2005 as Instrument No. 2005- 0399975-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 9/2/2011 at 9:00am PST Place of Sale: At the Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 in the Golden Gate Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $316,847.68 The purported property address is: 1717 SAN JOSE DR ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 076-213-005-2 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Nationstar Mortgage LLC 350 Highland Drive Lewisville TX 75067 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800- 280-2891 or Login to: www.auc-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0093108 Title Order No. 08-8342671 Investor/Insurer No. 229607657 APN No. 041-190-039-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/28/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JON B GARCIA, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY., dated 06/28/- 2006 and recorded 07/10/06, as Instrument No. 20060215935-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4748 LUCCHESI COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $548,204.51. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/03/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., SV2202 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4064286 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Ka Eun Choi SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Ka Eun Choi FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N111123 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Ka Eun Choi aka Ka E Choi aka Ka-Eun Choi to Proposed Name: Michelle Kaeun Choi 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/19/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/21/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 2011


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0036784 Title Order No. 110029166 Investor/Insurer No. 1702215200 APN No. 035-490-029-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/03/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by WILBER QUINTANILLA, dated 10/03/2006 and recorded 10/10/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0320367-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 214 ALMONDTREE LANE, OAKLEY, CA, 945612400. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $380,938.88. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/03/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA4050233 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-5731965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 866-450- 3172 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007574 7/29/2011 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 Antioch Press No. 06- 1617 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011

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: Sean D. De Burgh (SBN 264713) 2200B Douglas Blvd., Suite 150, Roseville, CA, 95661 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 2011

note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): GARY LEE MILANO AND LISA MARY MILANO, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 12/15/1995 as Instrument No. 95-217786 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/- 19/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $78,092.76 The purported property address is: 2855 HONEYSUCKLE CIRCLE ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 052-123-003 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Bank of America 475 Crosspoint Parkway Getzville NY 14068 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-5731965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0008196 7/- 29/2011 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011

NY 14068 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645- 7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-5731965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is inten ded to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. IDSPub #0007368 7/29/2011 8/5/2011 8/12/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011

60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/29/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Laura Jean Souza Karns SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Laura Jean Souza Karns FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1120 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Laura Jean Souza Karns filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Laura Jean Souza Karns aka L.J. Souza aka Laura Jean Souza to Proposed Name: L.J. Souza 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/20/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/26/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Pallab Bimalendunth Chakraborty SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Pallab Bimalendunth Chakraborty FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1079 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Pallab Bimalendunth Chakraborty filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. 1) Pallab Bimalendunth Chakraborty 2)Aditi Banerjee to Proposed Name: 1) Pallab Chakraborty 2)Aditi Chakraborty 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/15/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/14/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #0004668-00 The name of the business (es): Ascent Sales Group Located at: 2148 St. Andrews Court, Discovery Bay, Ca, 94505. Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Cheryl Marie Pisano 2148 St. Andrews Court Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business N/A. Signature of registrant: Cheryl M. Pisano This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:7/7/11 By T. Ragsdale, DeputyExpires 7/7/16 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: July 29, August 5,12,19, 2011 LIEN SALE NOTICE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 3071 of the Civil Code of the State of California, the undersigned, Copart, Inc., 2701 Waterfront Rd., Martinez, CA, 94553, will conduct a public sale on August 26, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. on the following vehicle: 2002 Land Rover, VIN #: SALNY22282A367047, CA License Plate 5JND301. Lienholder has the right to bid at said sale. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: August 12, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. F-0004760-00 The name of the business (es): Inspired Interiors Design Studio - IIDS Located at: 5180 Judsonville Drive In: Antioch, CA, 94531, Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): L’Tanya M. C. Stroughter 5180 Judsonville Drive, Antioch, CA, 94531. This business is conducted by: an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 7-6-11. Signature of registrant: L’Tanya M.C. Stroughter This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: 7/12/11 By Courtney Dias, Deputy Expires 7/12/16 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-417897-LL Order #: 110017162-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/7/2003. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): SCOTT WOOD AND SUSAN WOOD, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 8/18/2003 as Instrument No. 2003-0408472-00 in book xxx , page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/- 19/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $105,899.95 The purported property address is: 2313 SILVERADO DR ANTIOCH, CA 94509 Assessor’s Parcel No. 075- 302-020-5 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to CitiMortgage, Inc. 6400 Las Colinas Blvd MS- CC3-53 Foreclosure Irving TX 75039 Pursuant to California Civil Code ‘a72923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [1] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [2] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0037400 Title Order No. 110029591 Investor/Insurer No. 1703270518 APN No. 035-115-014-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/19/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by GUSTAVO OROCIO, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 12/19/- 2006 and recorded 12/29/06, as Instrument No. 20060415535-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 9:00AM, Hilton Concord Hotel 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 Golden Gate Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 313 OHARA AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA, 95828. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $345,812.80. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/05/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# FNMA4050239 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: Robert Sullivan Spencer CASE NUMBER P11-00891 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Robert Sullivan Spencer A Petition for Probate has been filed by: Robin Kneer in the Superior Court of California, County of: CONTRA COSTA The Petition for Probate requests that: Robin Kneer be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: August 23, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM Dept: 14 Room: b.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1322399-14 APN: 076- 481-005-7 TRA: 01135 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx2557 REF: Contreras, Daisy IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED April 19, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On August 18, 2011, at 1:30pm, CalWestern Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded May 01, 2007, as Inst. No. 2007-0128187-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by Daisy Contreras, A Single Woman, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: LOT 774, MAP OF SUBDIVISION 3880, FILED OCTOBER 17, 1974, MAP BOOK 173, PAGE 49, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN AND TO THAT PORTION OF THE SAID PROPERTY LYING BELOW A DEPTH OF 500 FEET FROM THE SURFACE THEREOF, AS EXCEPTED IN THE DEED TO TOM GENTRY, RECORDED MAY 9, 1966, BOOK 5116, OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 752. ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL OIL, GAS, ASPHALTUM AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS AND OTHER MINERALS WHETHER SIMILAR TO THOSE HEREIN SPECIFIED OR NOT WITHIN OR THAT MAY BE PRODUCED FROM THE SAID PROPERTY, AS EXCEPTED IN THE DEED TO TOM GENTRY, RECORDED MAY 9, 1966, BOOK 5116, OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 752. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3508 Gentrytown Drive Antioch CA 94509 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $419,895.65. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. For sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590-1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: July 25, 2011. (R-385927 07/29/11, 08/05/- 11, 08/12/11) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish dates: July 29, August 5, 12, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-10-368588-VF Order #: 498034 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/5/1995. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS #: CA-11-435196-VF Order #: 780316 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/8/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): KEITH R. CORRAL AND STEFANIE R. CORRAL, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP Recorded: 9/29/- 2006 as Instrument No. 2006- 0309985-00 in book XXX , page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 8/19/2011 at 1:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Court St. entrance to the County Courthouse 725 Court St., (corner of Main and Court St.) Martinez, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $388,905.42 The purported property address is: 40 DOWITCHER COURT OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessor’s Parcel No. 037-480-072 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Bank of America 475 Crosspoint Parkway Getzville

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0034300 Title Order No. 110027127 Investor/Insurer No. 145844105 APN No. 033-271-018-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by RITA TAYLOR, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 10/20/- 2006 and recorded 10/31/06, as Instrument No. 2006-034842600, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 450 MOCKINGBIRD LANE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $418,630.34. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 07/21/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4060280 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: August 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Michelle Keyser SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Michelle Keyser FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1154 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Michelle Keyser filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Mikaela Cheree Molina to Proposed Name: Mikaela Cheree Keyser 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/23/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Alireza Mirazi SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Alireza Mirazi FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1148 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Alireza Mirazi filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Alireza Mirazi aka Sasan Mirazi to Proposed Name: Sasan Mirazi 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/20/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/25/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Neil Dev Thayamballi SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Neil Dev Thayamballi FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1151 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Neil Dev Thayamballi filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Neil Dev Mehta- Thayamballi aka Neil Thayamballi aka Neil Dev Thayamballi to Proposed Name: Neil Dev Thayamballi 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/22/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 7/27/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Brandon Van Brunt SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Brandon Van Brundt FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N11-1107 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Brandon Van Brunt filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Taylor Daye Dunster to Proposed Name: Taylor Kaye Van Brunt 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 9/12/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Oakley Press Notice to the biological mother is waived by order of the court. Date: 7/13/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: July 22, 29, August 5,12, 2011 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Shannell Bookout SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Shannell Bookout FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: V11-0961 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Shannell Bookout filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Mercurio b. (aka) Shannell Aubrey Bookout to Proposed Name: Shannell Aubrey Bookout 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 8/16/11 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Brentwood Press Date: 6/20/11 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2011

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Events Friday, Aug. 12 Hot August Nights Hot August Nights Under the Son, held from 6-9:30 p.m. in the Brentwood Ace Hardware parking lot on Brentwood Boulevard, features performances by local Christian bands, a children’s activity center, food and vendors. The event benefits the East County Community Outreach Center. For more information, visit www. hotaugustnights-brentwood.com.

Summer Concerts at The Streets The Floorshakers, an 11-piece funk, soul and rock ’n’ roll band, performs from 6-8 p.m. at The Streets of Brentwood, 2565 Sand Creek Road. Arrive early to make sure you get a spot. For more information, visit www.shopstreetsofbrentwood.com.

Saturday, Aug. 13 Bethel Island ’50s Bash Bethel Island kicks off its annual ’50s Bash at 8 a.m. The fun in the sun continues Sunday at 10 a.m. Enjoy catfish races, a car show, dog races and the golf cart parade. For more information, call 925-684-3220 or visit www.bethelisland-chamber. com.

E-Waste Recycling Antioch Church on the Rock, 50 Walton Lane, hosts an e-waste recycling event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring unwanted electronics, such as TVs, computers, monitors keyboards and printers. For more information, visit www.bluestarco.com.

Car Wash The Liberty High School Class of 2012 hosts a car wash fundraiser from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the campus parking lot, 850 Second St. in Brentwood. All donations welcome.

Book Signing Authors JoAnn Smith Ainsworth and Christine London will discuss their work at 2 p.m. in Barnes & Noble, 5709 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. Ainsworth’s books are medieval, romantic and suspenseful; London’s books are contemporary romances with a British twist. For more information, call 925-978-1053.

Children’s Carnival Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2250 Jeffery Way in Brentwood, hosts a free children’s carnival from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy a slip-and-slide, dunk tank, jumpy, games, prizes and snacks. For more information, call 925-634-1540.

this interesting bird that once lived on the farms where the reservoir is now built. For more information, call 925-371-2628.

Tuesday, Aug. 16 Memory Screenings If you’re 65 or older and are concerned about your memory, take advantage of a free, seven-minute memory screening at John Muir Health Outpatient Center, 2400 Balfour Road in Brentwood. Screenings are available from 9 a.m.noon. For more information, call 925-947-3300 or visit www.johnmuirhealth.com/classes.

Wednesday, Aug. 17 Beading Workshop The Oakley Library, 150 Neroly Road, hosts a beading workshop from 6-8 p.m. Leeann Lorono and Donna Cooper are back with more ideas for earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Children 10 and older are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. For more information, call 925-625-2400.

Delta River Rats Hockey Club hosts tryouts Aug. 27 and Sept. 10 at Antioch Indoor Sports Center, 2010 Sunset Drive. Boys and girls welcome to sign up for teams in 6U-18U. For more information, visit www.antiochindoorsportscenter.com.

Thursday, Aug. 18 Golf Tournament

High School Reunion

The Bill Billeci Golf Tournament Fundraiser is held at 12:30 p.m. at the Bethel Island Golf Course. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Participation is $80. Proceeds benefit the Lions Club Wilderness Camp for Deaf Children. For more information or to sign up, call 925-695-5631 or 925-684-9283.

Brentwood Blood Drive The American Red Cross hosts a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. at Golden Hills Community Church, 2401 Shady Willow Lane in Brentwood. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit www. redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: Golden).

New World With Wii Teens are invited to the Antioch Library to shake it up by exploring a new world with Wario and the Wii at 3:30 p.m. No registration is required. For more information, call 925-757-9224.

Sign-ups

St. Anthony’s Church, 971 O’Hara Ave. in Oakley, hosts sign ups for Christian Youth Organization Basketball on Aug. 14 and 21 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. For more information, call 925-679-2662.

Sunday, Aug. 14 Meet a Chicken Come meet a very special chicken from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Los Vaqueros Watershed, 9990 Los Vaqueros Road in Byron. Learn about

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Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament

The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch continues its free Antioch Saturday Summer Concerts Series with a performance by Rodeo House from 6-8 p.m. at Waldie Plaza in downtown Antioch. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners, and enjoy music and a cool Delta breeze.

Women of Delta Valley Girls Night Out Networking holds its inaugural meeting Aug. 31 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Hannah Nicole Winery in Brentwood. The group provides an opportunity for women to empower each other in an informal setting. To sign up, e-mail gnoners@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.gnontrivalley. com.

Students in grades three through seven are invited to stop by the Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St., for DRUMM One Beat at 3 p.m. Drums are provided; all you need is enthusiasm and energy. No registration is required. For more information, call 925-757-9224.

John Muir Health hosts The Prevention, Screening and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer on Aug. 23 from 1-2 p.m. at The Commons at Dallas Ranch, 4751 Dallas Ranch Road in Antioch. RSVP for the free seminar by Aug. 19. Call 925-308-8457 for more information.

Rodeo House

Girls Night Out Networking

Tween Scene

Colorectal Cancer Seminar

The Oakley Civic Center is the venue for a free screening of the family favorite “Toy Story 3,” beginning at dusk. Bring blankets and lawn chairs; snacks will be available for purchase. For more information, call 925-625-7041 or e-mail coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us.

fall and spring teams Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Vintage Parkway Elementary, 1000 Vintage Parkway in Oakley. Players who turn 13 before April 30, 2012 are eligible. For more information, visit www.iscorebaseball. com/triplethreat or e-mail triplethreat.baseball@ yahoo.com.

St. Anne Church hosts sign-ups for its basketball team Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the church, 2800 Camino Diablo Road in Bryon, and Aug. 19 at Aladino’s Pizza, 1555 Riverlake Road in Discovery Bay. For more information or to sign up online, visit www.stannecyo.com.

GG’s Lifestyle Ministries hosts a picnic benefit to support Wounded Women, which assists mothers who have lost a child to violent crime. The event begins at noon in Oakley’s Crockett Park. Tickets ($12.50) may be purchased by calling 925-289-4676 or e-mailing godsgirl@ggslifestyle. com.

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Support the Black Diamond All Stars by taking part in a poker tournament at 629 First St. in downtown Brentwood. The $60 buy-in includes dinner and drinks. Check-in begins at 5 p.m.; dinner is served at 6. For more information, call 925-437-6609.

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Brentwood Rampage Brentwood Rampage Travel Baseball hosts 9U-14U tryouts for its fall 2011 and spring/ summer 2012 seasons on Aug. 13 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit www. brentwoodrampage.com.

SeaWolves Tryouts The Brentwood SeaWolves host tryouts for the fall swimming program Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at Heritage High School. Returning members needn’t try out but are encouraged to attend a parent meeting on Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Heritage pool. For more information, call 925-240-9653.

CYO Basketball Immaculate Heart of Mary CYO Basketball holds sign-ups Aug. 14 and 28 from 1-5 p.m. at Veterans Hall, 757 First St. in Brentwood. Brentwood boys and girls in grades two through eight are welcome. For more information, call 925-516-1106.

Triple Threat Baseball Triple Threat Baseball holds tryouts for its 13U

The Liberty High School Class of 1981 meets for its 30-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Walnut Creek Marriott. To make a reservation and for more information, e-mail hetrick_paula@ yahoo.com or visit Liberty High School class of 1981 (30 year reunion) on Facebook.

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

Basic Dog Obedience Offered to puppies 4-11 months, this six-week course covers basic on-leash commands plus prevention and correction of common behavioral problems such as barking. Tuition is $105.50 for Brentwood residents; $116 for non-residents. Class begins Aug. 18. For more information, call 925-516-5444.

Tennis Lessons Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department offers tennis programs from Aug. 22-Sept. 9 for tots (ages 4-7), juniors (8-12) and teens/adults (13 and older). For more information and to register, call 925-516-5444 or register online at www. ci.brentwood.ca.us.

California Youth Basketball The California Youth Basketball League is currently registering boy and girl players for the fall 2011 season, which runs from Aug. 27-Nov. 5. For more information, call 916-391-3900 or visit www.cybhoops.com.

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

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

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

Ongoing Events Novel Knitters & Crochet with Chris Work on the group project or bring a current project of your own. All ages are welcome. Novel Knitters & Crochet meets the third Saturday of the month at the Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St. No fee or registration are required. For more information, call 925-757-9224.

Walk and Talk with the Mayor Oakley Mayor Jim Frazier invites residents on a 3-mile walk on the first and third Saturdays of the month. The walk begins at 7:30 a.m. at the parking lot off East Cypress Road behind Kragen on the Marsh Creek Trail. Residents are asked to bring questions and suggestions.

Marine Corps League MCL Delta Diablo Detachment 1155 invites Marines with at least 90 days of honorable service to join its detachment the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in Veterans Hall, 757 First St. in Brentwood. For more information, call 925-516-0575, 925-634-0649 or e-mail thedale@ pacbell.net.

Toastmasters Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ignite your career? Win that job interview? Join East County Communicators, a chapter of Toastmasters International, meets every first and third Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Perko’s Cafe, 1135 Second St. in Brentwood. Call 925-513-3022 or e-mail vivianfaye@comcast.net.

Brentwood Lions Club Brentwood Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Perko’s Café & Grill, 1135 Second St. For more information, visit www.lcobw.com.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous A free 12-step program for those who are overweight, underweight or obsessed with food or body size and would like to maintain a healthy weight is held Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. at Kaiser Antioch Medical Center, 4501 Sand Creek Road. For more information, call 925-513-3015 or 925-516-7798.

Brentwood Farmers’ Market The Brentwood Farmers’ Market runs Saturdays through Oct. 29 from 8 a.m.-noon. on First Street between Oak and Chestnut streets. For more information, call 800-949-FARM or visit www.pcfma.com.

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

ECCHS Museum East Contra Costa Historical Society Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave., is open to the public every Saturday and third Sunday of the month through October from 2-4 p.m. Admission is free, and donations are appreciated. For more information, call 925- 625-3553 or 925-634-0917.

Bread of Life Bread of Life Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen offers groceries and free hot meals every Saturday, excluding holidays. Groceries are distributed after meal times. No requirements need to be met. For more details, call 925-778-1639.

Delta Toastmasters Join Delta Toastmasters every Tuesday from 7-8 a.m. at Mimi’s Café, 5705 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. For information, call 925-354-9857.

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


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