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Hawaiian Gardens Plans “Stalemated” for New Veterans and Safety Services Memorials By Larry Caballero A Request by Hawaiian Gardens City Staff to approve conceptual plans for a new Veterans Memorial Plaza located at the Civic Center and a new Public Safety Services Memorial Plaza located at the Public Library was tabled Aug. 9 when Councilmembers disagreed on whether the projects should be approved as one item or separate items. Councilmember Michi Oyama Canada, the deciding vote, was unable to attend the Council meeting. When it became apparent that there was no consensus among the four members, Councilmember Farfan expressed disappointment that the completion of the projects had been “stalemated.” Three concepts were offered for the [See MEMORIAL page 11]
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Front of the house in Artesia that was struck by a stolen truck. The truck went into the living room, destroying most of the room but leaving a Virgin of Guadalupe statue intact. Two people sleeping in the house were shaken but unhurt.
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The Cerritos City Council, at its Aug. 11 meeting, reluctantly voted to pay $9,339,030 to the State in order to maintain the city’s Redevelopment Agency. Under AB 27 the payment would be paid in two equal installments due on Jan. 15 and May 15, 2012. However the California Supreme Court, in a case brought on by the California Redevelopment Association and the League of California Cities, ordered a stay on the legislation until the court decides in January whether the legislature violated the state constitution in eliminating the agencies. City Attorney Mark Steres said the [See REDEVELOPMENT page 6]
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The Artesia City Council awarded a bid of $1,994,678.60 to Griffith Company of Tustin for the Artesia Downtown Revitalization Project consisting of sidewalk and roadway improvements, landscape center medians, curb-side landscaped planters, new entry monuments, new street trees, new pedestrian benches, trash receptacles and bike racks, The project improvements are along Pioneer Boulevard between 183rd Street and 188 Street. Work is expected to begin sometime in September. The Council sent a proposal by the Parks and Recreation Commission
Hawaiian Gardens Mayor Mike Gomez and Councilmember Victor Farfan and son, ABC School Board member James Kang with Hawaiian Gardens residents Sung Bin Lee, Yei Whan Kim, Yoon Joo Lim, Young Kyun Kim, and Jae Soon Lee at barbecue held Aug 13 in support of Gomez and Farfan’s re-election to the city council. docTODAY_AD10X3:Layout 1 6/14/11 10:58 PM Story Page 1on page 11. [See NORWALK page 9]
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Cerritos Ironwood Women’s Golf Club winners of the July ace of the month were (l-r) Yvonne Payne, “A” flight winner; Judy O’Leary, “B” flight winner; and Mary Kim, “C” flight winner. Each month the ladies compete for the lowest net score to become Ace of the month. At the end of the year the winners from each month compete for the title Ace of Aces in which the winner in each flight receive a piece of crystal at the club’s award banquet. The group plays each Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. Anyone interested in coming a member should contact Sharon Hamel at (562) 5986165 or Mary Turner at (562) 869-6441.
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Mendoza, Knabe Supporters Clash Over County Redistricting Plan Mendoza calls for more Latino Districts. By Randy Economy Hundreds of local community leaders, residents, and organizations swarmed into the Kenneth Hahn Board of Supervisors Hearing Room last week and demanded that the board maintain the current district boundaries for the next 10 years and that only “slight” modifications are implemented. The Board of Supervisors are in the process of selecting between one of two proposed redistricting plans and both couldn’t be more different. One plan, known as “S1” would shift as many as 3 million voters into different Supervisorial districts and would, supporters claim, create two new Latino majority voting districts. The other proposed plan, known as “A2,” would unite some current communities of interest and would have a much less dramatic impact on the total number of voters being shifted into a new district. Latino activists, including Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, the Chairman of the California State Assembly Latino Caucus spoke out against keeping the status quo and in support of Plan S2. Mendoza, who represents the Cerritos, Artesia and Norwalk area in the State Assembly took on Supervisor Knabe during the packed
public hearing last week and claimed that a member of one of the Supervisors staff told him directly that “there’s nothing that currently prevents a Latino from running for, and being elected as supervisor of any of the five county supervisor seats.” Then Mendoza said that “I spent 10 years on the Artesia City Council and five years in the State Assembly and I know what the political realities are. Even a well-known Latino can’t win against Supervisor Knabe when the main goal (of redistricting) is to re-elect Supervisor Knabe by approving a district that is dominated by coastal communities that don’t share anything in common with the San Gabriel Valley cities.” “No Latino can win there against an entrenched incumbent, and the sad part is, that in his heart the Supervisor (Knabe) knows this,” Mendoza testified. The third term Assemblyman, who is not eligible to run for a fourth two year slot in the State Assembly in 2012 due to voter mandated term limits, asked “when is politics as usual enough?” Knabe’s motion for the “A2 Plan” would unite Silverlake into the First District; unite unincorporated Florence/ Firestone into the Second District; unite Playa del Rey into the Fourth District, and unite Unincorporated West Whittier and the City of Santa Fe Springs in to the Fourth District. Knabe stated publicly that “during the time I have had the privilege of serving the residents of the County of Los Angeles; we have grown to be one of the most racially diverse counties in the nation. I am proud to represent a district that has a majority Latino population, as well as Asian Americans, Whites, Afri[See PLAN page 9]
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Part I felony investigations rose from sixteen to twenty-two last week. Increases were noted in residential and vehicle burglaries. Robberies and commercial burglaries remained the same, and vehicle thefts declined. Calls for service were lower again at 259 after 267 were handled by patrol personnel the previous week. The current 2011 weekly average in calls for service is 272. There was one robbery reported. A female victim was robbed at gunpoint by lone suspect on Friday August 12 at 8:25 p.m. while in a lot in the 11800 block of Del Amo Boulevard. Her purse, rings, watch, and shoes were taken. Residential burglaries increased from one to seven last week. Three doors were pried, and two entries were made via unlocked windows. Handguns and ceramic figures were taken, and losses could not be initially determined in the other cases. The 2011 weekly average in residential burglaries remains at 3.7. Alarm systems and dogs are the burglar’s worse enemies. Both detect presence, and both alert others to that presence. It is an excellent idea to have at least one or the other! There were three commercial burglaries and one “other structure” burglary investigated. The same total as
Artesia Initiates Property Cleanup Program This Weekend Artesia in Action will take its first project of a property clean up at 11825 168th Street this Saturday, August 20, from 8 a.m. to noon. The property, a warehouse, is filled with junk, trash, trees, and other debris that badly needs to be cleaned up. Leading the project is New Life Community Church. Artesia in Action is a conglomerate of churches that aims to bring restoration and hope to the community by building partnerships between churches, businesses, residents, and city government. It owes part of its inspiration from a similar organization in Comption, called The Compton Initiative. In 2005, a church in Paramount had a
the week before. Three closed businesses were involved where glass doors were shattered and a front door was pried. Computer towers and monitors, along with cash were taken. The fourth case involved a fitness center locker where a cell phone stolen. The 2011 weekly average in commercial/“other structure” burglaries is 3.3. Vehicle burglaries increased from five to seven last week. In an unusual occurrence, only three were from highvolume commercial parking lots. Four SUVs were targeted. Property stolen included third-row seats (from SUVs), cameras, a stroller, purses, wallets, and a charger. The 2011 weekly average in vehicle burglaries remained at 6.2. Fitness center lots are frequent targets of thieves because they know that patrons will leave valuables such as those taken last week, inside the passenger compartments of vehicles instead of using lockers inside. We have two fitness centers in Cerritos and they are no exception. Take these items with you, leave them at home if possible, (with the exception of ID), or at the very least secure them in the trunk of the vehicle Vehicle thefts were down again from three to one last week. An SUV was stolen from high-volume commercial parking lot. The 2011 weekly average in vehicle thefts is 2.9. SUVs are commonly taken for parts such as DVD units, wheels, and third row seats. If you own one, make sure that your investment is protected by tracking devices such as GPS units, and add a steering wheel lock just for an added measure of security. good idea to help neighboring Compton. While that church initiated the program, the people of Compton took ownership of it. The mayor, city council, local businesses, civic and religious organizations all partnered to form one united force for change in Compton. This is the goal for Artesia in Action, for citizens to take ownership of their city and care for it. Mayor Victor Manalo said, “I can’t stress enough how much the City appreciates volunteer groups like Artesia in Action. More then ever, volunteer efforts from our citizens are showing us that they are the true face behind what makes a city a community.” Artesia in Action isn’t a religious organization, it is a citizens volunteer group. As such, all citizens are invited to participate in making Artesia a better, and cleaner, place. To sign up for future clean-ups with Artesia in Action, visit www.nl-cc.org/CommunityImpact.
Cerritos Residents Pack Town Hall Meeting By Larry Caballero
Cerritos Sheriff’s Captain Joe Gonzales was pleased at the huge turnout Aug. 17 in the Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park for a Neighborhood Watch Town Hall meeting where residents would hear a recap of crime in Cerritos. Gonzales also promised residents that they would have the opportunity to speak to law enforcement and Community and Safety Services personnel about any safety concerns they may have. There was much data that the residents could be proud of, especially in the Violent Crimes section, that showed a drop of -50.4% over a 5 year period in the YTD Crime Rate 2011/2010 and a -27.7% one-year change in YTD Crime Rate 2011/2010.
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6 COMMUNITY NEWS GROUP • AUGUST 19, 2011 REDEVLOPMENT from page 1 question is whether the court will make a decision on or before Jan. 15. He said he believed the council’s action in adopting the ordinance is prudent since the city doesn’t know which way the court’s decision will go. Councilmember Joseph Cho asked where the $9 million would come from to pay the state. City Manager Art Gallucci said $3 million will be borrowed from the Redevelopment Agency and $6 million, with no pay back from Housing Funds “We have been advised not to make a payment until this has been resolved by the court. Councilmember Mark Pulido asked what the sunset dates were for the city’s Redevelopment Agency? Gallucci said Los Coyotes District will expire in 2014 plus 10 but with no new development and the Redevelopment Agency in 2028. In other business the council approved turf improvement at the Sports Complex for approximately 25,000 sq, ft. of GN-1 Hybird Bermuda to repair the Sports Complex sport fields. Parks and Trees Superintendent Tod Kuh said the park includes approximately 29 acres. Cost of the turf replacement is $12,072.50 that includes installation of the sod. Redistricting The council reviewed the preliminary
WWW.LOSCERRITOSNEWS.NET final Assembly, Senate and Congressional ARTESIA from page 1 Districts maps by the Citizens Restricting Commission authorized by the voters with the passage of Proposition 11 in November 2006. On June 23 of this year the council reviewed the maps first draft that aligned the city with Orange County cities. The council rejected the maps and asserted Cerritos should remain with its neighboring Los Angeles County cities, which it historically has had close regional ties through common goals, projects and association. Councilmembers generally approved the preliminary final maps, citing the opinion while they were not perfect Cerritos was placed in districts with cities it historically has had a working relationship with. The new preliminary final maps are listed below: • Assembly: Cerritos, Artesia, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Downey, Montebello and Pico Rivera. • Senate: Cerritos, Artesia, Bellflower, Commerce, Downey Hawaiian Gardens, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs and Whittier and Buena Park in Orange County. • Congressional: Cerritos, Artesia, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, La Mirada, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, Whittier and La Palma in Orange County.
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reducing the Cinco de Mayo special event budget to $1,700 down from $2,500. Mayor Victor Manalo said the Commission would like to reduce the budget to $1,200 and have the council members contribute $100 each from their expense accounts to make up the $500 needed to reach $1,700. He said he was not in favor of making the cut but if the Commission wanted to discuss a cross the board cut to save money the council would be open for discussion. The council also approved a Parks and Recreation Commissions the routes for the Artesia Express, the local bus service operated by the Oldtimers Foundation within the boundaries of the city. The Express operates within the boundaries of Alondra Boulevard to the north, Del Amo Boulevard to the south, Valley View on the east and Bellflower Boulevard on the west Monday through Friday between the hors of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The shuttle also serves 16 satellite points outside the city limits that includes medical centers, Social Security office in Norwalk, St. Mary’s Medical Center in Long Beach,
Lakewood Regional Medical Center, and Kaiser Permanente on Imperial Avenue and on Rosecrans Avenue. Mayor pro tem John Lyons inquired if their were additional sites the shuttle went to additional to serve seniors. The city manager replied if there is a need the shuttle service can be contacts and arrangements can be made. In other business the Council approved the purchase of a Ford Escape hybrid from Huntington Beach Ford in the amount of $30,504.37. The new vehicle will replace the city’s “green van” which was described as being in a state of erosion. The city has appropriated funds for the vehicle replacement in its restricted fund item from the Southern California Air Quality Management District for budget year 2011-12. The council approved a request permitting a new 2,834 sq. ft. restaurant located at 18616 Pioneer Blvd. located in the Old Downtown Area. Applicant is Vankatesh Kokand has agreed to pay an in-lieu parking fee for parking not provided on site.
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Chubby Checker Twisted and Terrific at Cerritos By Glen Creason Back in the day my little sister was quite the socialite when my family moved to Orange County for several strange years. As a third grader she was a stylish trendsetter with her RCA Victor portable record player and one single, sensational record that sped on the turntable at 45 r.p.m.s. That same disc became the center of action at THE social event of the year “a Twist Party.” Every kid in her class attended and gyrated to a sweaty fare thee well at Chubby Checker’s hit record of 1960. When parents came to collect the young hipsters they might have been ordered to get down to Wallach’s Music City and put down the $1 to buy a copy. Since that day, Chubby Checker’s song has been played at least a trillion times on top-40 radio and in homes across the globe. Recently, a poll listed the humble tune as the favorite pop single of alltime. But that was 1960 and even with my math skills that makes it 51 years old and the singer something beyond those years. The question was “can Chubby still twist?” Surprise number one was seeing the old twister looking so healthy and fit, even wearing skinny jeans believe it or not. Second surprise is that he can still sing, moreover, he can still rock pretty darn good. The show was so stimulating that many of the Boomers present felt compelled to get up on the stage and you guessed it, twist. Chubby Checker
is a seasoned pro and he did what has always made him an enduring and endearing figure in pop: he sang one good song after another without as much as a heartbeat in between. They came in breathless succession: “Good Lovin’,” “Little Bitty Pretty One,” “Pony Time,” “Limbo Rock,” and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” all evergreens from pop history along with nice imitations of other masters like Fats Domino (“I’m Walking and Blueberry Hill) and even Elvis (“Stuck on You”). Yet the crowd came to twist and Chubby sang all of those songs including “Twisting U.S.A., “Let’s Twist Again,” “Twist It Up” and the very grand finale of “the Twist” that saw many come dangerously close to a chiropractic visit in the near future. This was a good natured and energetic show with “the Wildcats” accompanying with strong rhythm and blues backing, even with a couple of guitarists that probably never saw a turntable, let alone the one with the .45 spindle. Also there was a generous amount of audience participation including one woman of the Boomer vintage whose “hucklebuck” brought the house down. The audience loved it and gave the man two standing O’s at the conclusion. The afternoon concert was opened by comedian Scott Wood who was very funny for just the right amount of time, working clean and clever throughout. Danny and the Junior performed some pretty frisky Doo Wop as the curtain raising act including some real classics from the Rock and Roll vault like “Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay,” “Pony Express,” and the classic “At the Hop” that made some memories stir in many a chair at the Center.
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The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show Sat. September 10, 8:00 PM CERRITOS, CA – It’s a night of feel-good music as dazzling entertainers deliver their greatest hits in The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) Tickets range from $85-$50 are available at the CCPA Ticket Office, at www.cerritoscenter.com, or by calling (562) 467-8818. The show kicks off with THE CONTOURS FEATURING SYLVESTER POTTS, revered for its dazzling choreography, impeccable harmonies, and timeless Motown grooves. THE SPANIELS, best celebrated for the hits Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight and Baby It’s You, is considered the first successful Midwestern R&B group credited with originating the trend of using Tap dance routines in live shows. . KATHY YOUNG was discovered in the audience of an L.A. teen dance program headed by deejay and gameshow host Wink Martindale. Weeks later,
she made a permanent mark on the music industry with the No. One song A Thousand Stars, which achieved Gold-record status. Soul group THE VIBRATIONS made its mark in music history with My Girl Sloopy (ie. Hang on Sloopy), Stranded in the Jungle, and Love in Them Thar Hills. Doo Wop band THE OLYMPICS contributed to the Hully Gully line-dance craze that Americans fell in love with in the late ’50s and early ’60s. Formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1960, THE VOLUMES sailed into the spotlight with its hit I Love You. The concert also features Pop duo PAUL & PAULA, JOE JONES of THE PENTAGONS, THE ROYALS OF SAN DIEGO consisting of baritone and lead vocalist Peter King, second tenor Kevin Jones, and bassist Jim Carkagis. Providing the musical accompaniment for the evening is THE BLUE SUEDE ORCHESTRA (Harlem Nocturne). For tickets or more information on The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show at the CCPA, call (562) 467-8818 or go to www.cerritoscenter.com.
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The Los Cerritos Shopping Center hosted the Friends of the USMC's 1st Combat Engineer Battalion from Camp Pendleton annual car wash Aug. 13. Through the generosity of the public and people who donated to this event by bringing their cars and motor motorcycles to be washed by the Marines or just donated money, the fundraiser collected nearly $3,200, which the Marines will use to offset some of the costs of their annual Marines Corps Birthday Ball on Nov 10. Last year, the Marines were unable to hold their annual Ball due to their deployment to Afghanistan. The Friends of the 1st CEB would also like to thank the Marines who came from Camp Pendleton who washed the vehicles, the members of the Whitney High School Key Club who helped with the signs and also helped in washing the vehicles, the present and past members of various agencies including the City of Cerritos, Los Cerritos Community News, the Los Cerritos Shopping Center, Chick-Fil-A, Inc. (who provided lunch), and Allen Tire for their assistance. Shown in the picture are the Marines, Key Club members, and Friends of the 1st CEB. To the far right is Staff Sergeant AJ Shanks who led this contingent of Marines.
Continued from page 3 can Americans and several other minority populations.” Knabe said that his current revisions to the “A-2 Plan” would actually increase the Latino population in the Fourth District to over 43%. Knabe, who is also a former Cerritos City Councilman, Mayor and Planning Commissioner said that A-2 would “minimize” disruptions and “preserves the ability of cohesive minority groups to elect candidates of their choice, but does not use race as a predominate factor in adjusting the boundaries.” Norwalk Mayor Mike Mendez testified that he supports the A-2 plan and said that “Supervisor Knabe has been a champion for everyone in this region, and that includes Latinos.” Mendez even questioned the “political motives “of those who support “carving up Los Angeles County” during the current economic challenges throughout the county and nation.
Continued from page 1 stolen from a location in Lakewood. According to Sgt. Christopher Neeper of the Lakewood station, an hour later a call dispatchers received a call that a car matching that same description had crashed into a house located on the corner of 183rd Street and Clarkdale in Artesia. According to Sgt. Neeper the driver of the stolen vehicle was apprehended at the scene, and was placed under arrest. Since the 17 year old suspect is a minor, his name is being withheld. At least one other passenger riding in the stolen vehicle was seen fleeing the crash location and heading away from Clarkdale. He is described at a male Hispanic approximately 18 years of age. No one was injured inside the home, and officials said it appears that no one
COMMUNITY NEWS GROUP • AUGUST 19, 2011 9 situation,” Brown told council members. NORWALK All City Band A Hit in NYC Continued from page 1 The Norwalk All City Band also gave a video and slide presentation on their recent trip to New York City. The famed to be slashed from the cities 2011-12 local musical marching and concert band Community Development Block Grant performed at several New York City funds and an additional $69,690 would landmarks, including near the historical also have to be cut from the “HOME Broadway Theater district, Ground Zero Program.” An additional 13% reduction in city and other venues throughout the “Big provided funds to group such as the Little Apple.” Councilman Marcel Rodarte, and House (substance abuse services), Low Councilman Leonard Shryock, both forCost Community Counseling Center¸ Su Casa Domestic Abuse Network, the mer members of the Norwalk All City Southern California Rehabilitation, LA Band during their high school days, said it CADA (substance abuse) and from Com- “makes all of us in Norwalk proud when our young people can be a positive role munity Family Guidance. “Given the current economic need in model representing Norwalk as musical the community, the Social Services De- ambassadors.” partment wished to maintain the $50,000 Vista Verde Park Improvements funding level for Emergency Assistance,” The Council also approved a plan that Anderson said is his report to the City will improve existing facilities at Vista Council. He also told the city council Verde Park, located on Ratliff Street. The that “the remaining $114,489 would be approval now allows for the Norwalk available for funding the Social Service Parks and Recreation Services DepartAgencies and would represent an approx- ment to begin the bidding and ultimate imate 13% reduction in funding” to each construction of a new men’s and woman’s local community based organization that restroom at the park, and improvements receives these funds annually. to the current office building at the popuVice Mayor Cheri Kelley said that lar neighborhood park. Dave Verhaaf, Dithese funding reductions were going rector of Recreation and Parks Services to make it more difficult for “our local said that first phase of the project will be groups to do more with less.” advertised with a bid opening date of Oct. West Nile Update Crystal Brown, Public Information 4. Verhaaf said that the funds for the projOfficer with the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, also gave ect and construction of the 1,000 square the Council a 15-minute update on the foot building will come from Roberti ZBerg Harris grant funds from the state of West Nile Virus epidemic. Brown said that during the past week, California, and from Norwalk’s General four active “pools” of mosquitoes in- Fund. fected with the deadly West Nile Virus (WNV) have been confirmed within NorDON’T LET THE BANK walk. She said that officials from Vector TAKE YOUR HOME Control converged on a one square mile area of Norwalk over this past weekend going “door to door” to educate community members about the dangers of the viFORECLOSURE rus. (See additional update in this edition of the Los Cerritos Community News). Brown also said that Vector Control is going to continue to closely monitor neighborhoods throughout Norwalk Take the first step….. during the next several weeks to determine where any additional mosquito “hot spots” might develop. She urged NorFor a Free Consultation walk residents to eliminate all unwanted Ruth Ramirez puddles of water, including back yard Short Sale Specialist swimming pools that may been contain Real Estate Broker “stagnated water.” Cell 310-503-9837 “We are now dealing with a West Nile Office 714-944-6624 epidemic here, and now is the time for the Ruth@ruthsellshomes.com www.ruthsellshomes.com entire community to become aware of the
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Other area elected officials and community leaders who testified in support of the A-2 plan included Cerritos Mayor Carol Chen, Cerritos Councilman Jim Edwards, Signal Hill Mayor Larry Forrester, Vivian Hansen, Executive Director of the Norwalk Regional Chamber of Commerce, Catherine Gaughen, Executive Director of the Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce. Along with Mendoza, those also speaking in support of the S-2 plan included representatives from the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Most of those groups promised legal action and law suits if the S-2 Plan was not adopted. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who is the only African American member of the Board, said “We need to do all that we can to comply with the Voting Rights Act, while avoiding a (costly) lawsuit.” The Board voted 5-0 to continue the item till September 6th.
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He catches the ball a hundred times better that he caught the ball last year. Jerry is somebody who doesn’t have a lot of top end speed but runs his smart routes well and catches the ball and has decent size.” DEFENSE As bad as the offense was, the defense was even worse. The Pioneers allowed 505 points with every opponent scoring at least 30 points. The Pioneers found themselves trailing by at least two touchdowns in the first quarter in the first seven games. The line will be occupied by pretty much the same players as on the offensive line as well as Pyles. Seniors David Murphy, Darrell Potts and Darren Potts (cornerback), sophomore Anthony Roldan, Cesar Soto (free safety) and Jose Soto will be in the secondary while Bumpas, Gaskin, Latchison, Leblue, Marquez and Stewart will be the key linebackers. SCHEDULE This season’s non-Suburban League slate is a much more favorable one than what was staring Artesia in the eyes the past two seasons. Gone are the likes of Edison, Millikan, Villa Park and Westminster. The Pioneers scored a total of 40 points against those teams in six games over the past two years. Veach said that the Huntington Park match-up is more comparable because the two schools are similar in population and size. He added that it will be a ‘good game for us in zero week’. Something will give when the Pioneers open their home schedule against the Cardinals. It will be the first meeting with Whittier since 2006, a 19-13 Artesia victory. Artesia is 5-7 against Gahr in the last 12 meetings and after that, two road games to open up league action await the Pioneers. In the past six games, Artesia is 3-3 against Norwalk at Excelsior Stadium. Bellflower is the last league opponent the Pioneers have yet to face on homecoming night in the past 13 years. Artesia’s best success in league the past 13 seasons has come against John Glenn as it has won 10 games against the Eagles since 1998. “Making those three preseason games, I wanted two that I knew we could play with, compete and have some success with,” Veach said. “And then I wanted to put one in there that was going to be a tough game. But I didn’t want a Mission Viejo or an Edison.” CERRITOS DONS 3-7 overall last season, 2-4 in the Suburban League, tied for fourth place 8-42 overall last five seasons Head coach: Chad Reed (third season, 4-16) Lost 12 seniors out of 51 from 2010 opening day roster 2011 schedule
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better deal with separate contracts,” said Rodriguez. Councilmember Barry Bruce agreed. “There are two separate projects for two separate reasons.” Farfan wasn’t so sure and supported one bid because “from a cost perspective, we may be over budget on the project.” Bruce argued that it was “absurd” to work on two projects at the same time. “That was a mistake on Staff’s part,” said Bruce, and he accused staff of using poor judgment. City Engineer Ismile Noorbaksh supported only one bid because otherwise “it’s going to cause problems. It makes good sense,” said Noorbaksh, to stay with one bid. Bruce said, “It was crazy not to separate them,” and said that Mayor Mike Gomez’s concern is that the Public Safety Services Memorial won’t get built if it wasn’t attached to the Veterans Memorial Project. Bruce accused Gomez of wanting to “piggy back” on the Veterans Memorial
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Project and attempting a “stalling procedure.” Gomez countered that he wanted them both to go forward as soon as possible. While Bruce also favored the projects as well as Farfan and Rodriguez, there was no consensus on the bidding process. The first motion of only one bid failed by a 2-2 vote, and the second motion for separate bids failed by a 2-2 vote. So the Request will be discussed again at the Aug. 23 meeting when Councilmember Canada will be present to break the tie. Funding for the Veterans Memorial was not approved until Jun. 28. Estimated cost for the VA Memorial is about $310,000 and about $168,000 for the PSS Memorial. The final costs will be determined after the actual bidding process is completed. Under the 2011-2012 budget, the City Council has appropriated funds in the amount of $500,000 for the two projects.
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Speaking to supporters Mayor Mike Gomez and Councilmember Victor Farfan-in their re-election campaign to the Hawaiian Gardens City Council-Mayor Gomez said un-
amount it puts into the reserve to $1 million. The city presently has an estimated $12 million in its reserve. The Mayor said the city is a safe city now. He said Hawaiian Gardens has partnered with the ABC Unified School District and by working together we are ensuring our youth’s future. School Board member James Kang said he was present because he wanted to demonstrate ABC School Board Member James Kang spoke to residents attend- his support for the city ing a barbecue Aug. 13 held for Mayor Mike Gomez and Counciland its relaman Victor Farfan who are seeking re-election to the city council. tionship with He said the two incumbents have shown strong support for the school district over the years, noting the city’s commitment in keep- the School District. ing the school’s open for summer school and the Sports Complex Counnearing completion at Fedde Middle School. cilmember Farfan said he is proud of the many like some of their neighboring cities programs the city provides for its Hawaiian Gardens has a balanced residents. He specifically noted the budget, there has been no layoffs of Free Lunch Program for seniors that city personnel or furloughs nor cuts is available Monday through Friday at to city programs. The Mayor said the Senior Center. He said free rides the council has voted to increase the
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12 COMMUNITY NEWS GROUP • AUGUST 19, 2011 PREVIEW from page 10 Sept. 2 @ Gabrielino (4-6 last season) Sept. 9 @ Morningside (1-9) Sept. 16 @ Gahr (5-5) Sept. 23 BYE Sept. 30 John Glenn (2-8) Oct. 7 El Monte (4-6) Oct. 14 Mayfair (8-5) Oct. 21 @ La Mirada (7-4) Oct. 28 @ Artesia (0-10) Nov. 4 Norwalk (7-5) Nov. 10 @ Bellflower (5-6) Walk inside the Cerritos High weight room, look to your right and you’ll see a grease board that has a countdown of how many days until the first game of this season. Even more important is the countdown underneath that-how many days until Cerritos faces John Glenn. That’s all everyone associated with Dons football has been talking about as it was
Glenn which knocked Cerritos out of the playoff picture in the last week of the 2010 season. Despite a 3-7 record, Cerritos accomplished a lot with a young team and broke through several barriers that it hopes will continue this season. “I think we were on track for year two,” Reed said. “The first year I was just happy to be here. In the second year, we played in some close games and figured out how to win and hopefully in the third year, we’ll progress. I thought last year was a good stepping stone.” Cerritos had just over 50 players on its varsity squad last season, had its best record since 2006 and had its highest league placing since 2003. But now, the Dons took a huge hit and will field a much smaller squad due to the defections of several key players that helped Cerritos turn the page. Reed says he anticipates around 33 players on the varsity
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squad and the program will not field a junior varsity team. “On the positive side, which was better than this year, was the number of kids who were playing football,” Reed said. “We had all three levels and had 55 on varsity. Now, are numbers are horrible this year which I don’t understand. But that was a positive last year; a lot of kids were playing. “The attention to detail still hadn’t come around 100 percent,” he added. “Last year we figured out the kind of physical commitment of football-showing up every day, being on time, putting in the work at practice, how to practice. I’ve emphasized that with the kids this year.” OFFENSE Starting senior quarterback Austin Young is not back. So, taking his spot will be his backup, senior Bo Nelson with junior Nicholas Lee as the second stringer. Lee was primarily a tight end last season. Nelson should have several experienced targets to throw to as seniors Markel Hawkins, Montel Hawkins and Kyle Williams are the key wide receivers. Add Lee and senior Jason Tompkins to that list and Reed expects to the spread the ball out more this season. “We are going to throw the ball and he’s going to be a big focal part of our offense,” Reed said of Nelson. “If he lives up to his potential, I believe he can be an all-league quarterback.” The ground game suffers a bit because of several players not returning but seniors Branden Wilson and Eric Pranadjaja figure to get the bulk of the carries. If he comes back from an injury towards the end of the season, add junior Elijah Leonard to that mix. The offensive line will have one returning starter with senior Paul Luevano, who moves from right
guard to right tackle. Joining him will be senior left tackle Victor Mijares, sophomore left guard Paul Soto, junior center Nicholas Minyon and junior right guard Patrick Olida. DEFENSE Cerritos will be small on this side of the ball this season with a relatively new line up front. Along with senior Joseph Wu, the same players who will be on the offensive line will also be defensive linemen. The rest of the defense figures to be more solid with the brothers Hawkins, Tompkins and Williams in the secondary while Lee, Luevano, Pranadjaja and junior Jose Mayarol as the top linebackers. SCHEDULE Reed says the Dons play better on the road and in order to start the season strong, the team will need to have some success early on as the first three games are on the road against non-playoff teams who did not have a winning record. The bye week will come at a good time because the league opener is against Glenn. As extra incentive, the Dons are 5-1 against Glenn at Rants Stadium since 1998, the best home mark against any league foe during that span. The Dons homecoming game is against El Monte, marking the first time since 2006 that a non-league opponent has faced Cerritos on homecoming. The tough part of the schedule comes in the final four games. Since 1998, Cerritos has had better success against Artesia, Glenn and Norwalk with a combined 21 victories than Bellflower, La Mirada and Mayfair (five combined wins). Cerritos has not defeated La Mirada on the road since 2001. “If we perform well in the preseason like we should and if we play well in the Suburban League, we should be 6-4,” Reed said. “
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Artesia ARTESIA SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Albert O. Little Community Center, 18750 S. Clarkdale, Artesia. For information, contact Kathy Mc Donald, President, 562-430-7349
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Norwalk Lions Club P.O. Box 1712 Norwalk, CA 90650 Anthony Garcia, President 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 4th Thursday Board Meetings 7:00 p.m. Bruce's Restaurant 12623 Imperial Hwy. American Legion Post #359 11986 Front Street, Norwalk, CA 90650 562-864-9021 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. Legion Hall American Legion Post #359 11986 Front St. Drawing, Cake Walk, and Karaoke Every Saturday evening in Post Hole Club Drawing is at 8:00 p.m. RECURRING EVENTS: STEAK LUNCH Every Wednesday 11:30am - 2:30pm KARAOKE Every Saturday 7:30pm POST MEETINGS 3rd Thursday of each month 7:30pm AUXILIARY MEETINGS 2nd Wednesday of each month 7:30pm Rotary Club of Norwalk P.O. Box 1243, Norwalk, CA Meets Mondays, Noon Norwalk Marriot Hotel Knights of Columbus Council #3678 Tom Sandoval, Grand Knight 12138 Front Street (714) 952-4724 • Norwalk Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7138 12186 Front Street (mail) Norwalk, CA 90651 (562) 864-9246 Elks Lodge-BPOE #2142 13418 Clarkdale Ave. Norwalk CA 90650 (562) 868-6603 Jim Duckett, Exhaulted Ruler (562) 868-1924 Thursdays 7:30 p.m. at Elks Lodge Rotary Club of Norwalk P.O. Box 1243, Norwalk, Sara Karsgens, President Mondays, noon, Norwalk Marriott Hotel (562) 921-0033 for info. Norwalk Woman's Club Place: Masonic Lodge 12345 Rosecrans Ave. Time: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Norwalk Community Coordinating Council William Clark, President Helen Brown, Vice President Meets 4th Wed. during the school year. P.O. Box 521 Norwalk (562) 921-4218 www.nccconline.us 1:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Changes every 2 years in May - June - August.
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CITY OF CERRITOS ORDINANCE NO. 962
AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS, CALIFORNIA, TO ELECT AND IMPLEMENT PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY OF CERRITOS AND THE CERRITOS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY IN THE VOLUNTARY ALTERNATIVE REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO PART 1.9 OF DIVISION 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE IN ORDER TO PERMIT THE CONTINUED EXISTENCE AND OPERATION OF THE CERRITOS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Cerritos (City) approved and adopted the Redevelopment Plans for the Los Cerritos and Los Coyotes Redevelopment Projects (collectively, Redevelopment Plan) covering certain properties within the City (the Project Area); and WHEREAS, the Cerritos Redevelopment Agency (Agency) is engaged in activities to execute and implement the Redevelopment Plan pursuant to the provisions of the California Community Redevelopment Law (Health and Safety Code § 33000, et seq.) (CRL); and WHEREAS, since adoption of the Redevelopment Plan, the Agency has undertaken redevelopment projects in the Project Area to eliminate blight, to improve public facilities and infrastructure, to renovate and construct affordable housing, and to enter into partnerships with private industries to create jobs and expand the local economy; and WHEREAS, the Agency intends to continue to implement a variety of redevelopment projects and programs to continue to eliminate and prevent blight, stimulate and expand the Project Area’s economic growth, create and develop local job opportunities and alleviate deficiencies in public infrastructure; and WHEREAS, as part of the 2011-12 State budget bill, the California Legislature has recently enacted, and the Governor has signed, companion bills AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27, requiring that each redevelopment agency be dissolved unless the community that created it enacts an ordinance committing it to making certain payments; and WHEREAS, specifically, AB 1X 26 prohibits agencies from taking numerous actions, effective immediately and purportedly retroactively, and additionally provides that agencies are deemed to be dissolved as of October 1, 2011; and WHEREAS, AB 1X 27 provides that a community may participate in an "Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program", in order to enable a redevelopment agency within that community to remain in existence and carry out the provisions of the CRL, by enacting an ordinance agreeing to comply with Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code; and WHEREAS, the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program requires that the community agree by ordinance to remit specified annual amounts to the county auditor-controller; and WHEREAS, under the threat of dissolution pursuant to AB 1X 26, and upon the contingencies and reservations set forth herein, the City shall make the Fiscal Year 2011-2012 community remittance of $9,339,030, as well as the subsequent annual community remittances as set forth in the CRL; and WHEREAS, the City reserves the right to appeal the California Director of Finance’s determination of the Fiscal Year 2011-12 community remittance, as provided in California Health and Safety Code Section 34194; and WHEREAS, City understands that an action challenging the constitutionality of AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 has been filed on behalf of cities, counties and redevelopment agencies and believes that additional actions may be filed; and WHEREAS, while the City currently intends to make these community remittances, they shall be made under protest and without prejudice to the City’s right to recover such amounts and interest thereon, to the extent there is a final determination that AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 are unconstitutional; and WHEREAS, the City reserves the right, regardless of any community remittance made pursuant to this Ordinance, to challenge the legality of AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27; and WHEREAS, to the extent a court of competent jurisdiction enjoins, restrains, or grants a stay on the effectiveness of the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program’s payment obligation of AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27, the City shall not be obligated to make any community remittance for the duration of such injunction, restraint, or stay; and WHEREAS, all other legal pre-requisites to the adoption of this Ordinance have occurred. NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS, CALIFORNIA, DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Recitals. The Recitals set forth above are true and correct and incorporated herein by reference. Section 2. Participation in the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program. In accordance with Health and Safety Code Section 34193, and based on the Recitals set forth above, the City Council hereby determines that the City shall comply with the provisions of Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code, as enacted by AB 1X 27. Section 3. Payment Under Protest. Except as set forth in Section 4, below, the City Council hereby determines that the City shall make the community remittances set forth in California Health and Safety Code section 34194 et seq. Section 4. Effect of Stay or Determination of Invalidity. City shall not make any community remittance in the event a court of competent jurisdiction either grants a stay on the enforcement of AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 or determines that AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 are unconstitutional and therefore invalid, and all appeals therefrom are exhausted or unsuccessful, or time for filing an appeal therefrom has lapsed. Any community remittance shall be made under protest and without prejudice to the City’s right to challenge the legality of AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 or to recover such amount and interest thereon in the event that there is a final determination that AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 are unconstitutional. If there is a final determination that AB 1X 26 and AB 1X 27 are invalid, this Ordinance shall be deemed to be null and void and of no further force or effect. Section 5. Implementation. The City Council hereby authorizes and directs the City Manager to take any action and execute any documents necessary to implement this Ordinance, including but not limited to notifying the Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller, the Controller of the State of California, and the California Department of Finance of the adoption of this Ordinance and the City’s agreement to comply with the provisions of Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code, as set forth in AB 1X 27. Section 6. Additional Understandings and Intent. It is the understanding and intent of the City Council that, once the Agency is again authorized to enter into agreements under the CRL, the City will enter into an agreement with the Agency as authorized pursuant to Section 34194.2, whereby the Agency will transfer annual portions of its tax increment to the City in amounts not to exceed the annual community remittance payments to enable the City, directly or indirectly, to make the annual remittance payments. Section 7. CEQA. The City Council finds, under Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 15378(b)(4), that this Ordinance is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in that it is not a "project", but instead consists of the creation and continuation of a governmental funding mechanism for potential future projects and programs, and does not commit funds to any specific project or program. The City Council, therefore, directs that a Notice of Exemption be filed with the County Clerk of the County of Los Angeles in accordance with CEQA Guidelines. Section 8. Custodian of Records. The documents and materials that constitute the record of proceedings on which these findings are based are located at the City Clerk’s office located at City Hall, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, CA., 90703. The custodian for these records is the City Clerk. Section 9. Severability. If any provision of this Ordinance or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this Ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Ordinance are severable. The City Council hereby declares that it would have adopted this Ordinance irrespective of the invalidity of any particular portion thereof. Section 10. Certification; Publication. The City Clerk shall certify to the adoption of this Ordinance and cause it, or a summary of it, to be published once within 15 days of adoption in a newspaper of general circulation printed and published within the City of Cerritos, and shall post a certified copy of this Ordinance, including the vote for and against the same, in the Office of the City Clerk in accordance with Government Code Section 36933.
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Section 11. Findings. The adoption of this Urgency Ordinance is necessary for the immediate protection of the public peace, health and safety. In accordance with California Government Code Section 36937 and in order to protect the public peace, health and safety, the City Council of the City of Cerritos finds and determines as follows: (a) AB 1X 26 prohibits agencies from taking numerous actions, until the City Council adopts an ordinance agreeing to comply with Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code, including but not limited to incurring any new monetary or legal obligations or expanding any existing monetary or legal obligations, entering into agreements with any person for any purpose or amending or modifying any existing agreements and taking any action with respect to a redevelopment plan; (b) Prior to the enactment of an ordinance agreeing to comply with Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code, the Agency will be unable to continue efforts to eliminate and prevent blight (including remediation of buildings and structures which are unhealthy or unsafe to occupy or properties with hazardous waste), stimulate and expand the Project Area’s economic growth, create and develop local job opportunities and alleviate deficiencies in public infrastructure; (c) Blighting conditions in the Project Area constitute substantial threats to public peace, health and safety, and are so prevalent they cannot be eliminated without Agency action, including but not limited to the use of Agency funds and authorization of redevelopment projects and programs; (d) During the current economic crisis, the Agency must have the ability to act and continue the efforts set forth in (b) above. The Agency must have all tools available in order to eliminate and prevent blighting conditions within the Project Area and continue with the implementation of the Agency’s economic development programs, which includes, but is not limited to, development of affordable housing, infrastructure and capital improvement projects; (e) The Agency is actively engaged in efforts to develop affordable housing units, to provide assistance for property improvements and to provide safe and affordable housing. Included among the efforts in which the Agency is actively engaged is the financing of the Cuesta Villas Housing Project, for which the Agency has committed substantial amounts of its Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund and is in the process of implementing, and the Agency must have the ability immediately to continue to implement this senior citizen affordable housing project. ADOPTION OF THIS URGENCY ORDINANCE WILL PERMIT THE AGENCY TO CONTINUE THESE EFFORTS IMMEDIATELY. Section 12. Effective Date. The City Council hereby declares, on the basis of the findings set forth above, that an emergency exists and that this Ordinance is necessary to preserve the public peace, health and safety. Accordingly, this Ordinance is adopted as an emergency ordinance and shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its adoption. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED at a regular meeting of the Cerritos City Council held this 11th day of August, 2011: /s/Carol K. Chen Carol K. Chen, Mayor APPROVED AS TO FORM: /s/Mark Steres Mark Steres, City Attorney City of Cerritos ATTEST: /s/Art Gallucci Art Gallucci, City Manager City of Cerritos /s/Brenda Cabrera, Assistant for Vida Barone, Interim City Clerk City of Cerritos STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES ) ss. CITY OF CERRITOS ) I, Brenda Cabrera, Assistant City Clerk of the City of Cerritos, California, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing Urgency Ordinance No. 962 was duly adopted by the City Council of the City of Cerritos at a Regular Meeting held on the 11th day of August, 2011, and that it was so adopted as follows: AYES: NOES: ABSENT: ABSTAIN:
COUNCILMEMBERS – Barrows, Cho, Pulido, Edwards, Chen COUNCILMEMBERS – None COUNCILMEMBERS – None COUNCILMEMBERS – None
DATED: August 11, 2011 /s/Brenda Cabrera Brenda Cabrera, Assistant City Clerk
Published at Los Cerritos Community Newspaper 8/19/11
NOTICE THAT THERE ARE NOT MORE CANDIDATES THAN OFFICES TO BE ELECTED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to §10229 of the Elections Code of the State of California relating to the General Municipal Election in the City of Artesia to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011: As of the close of the nomination period on August 17, 2011, there are not more candidates than offices to be elected. The person(s) so nominated are:
Miguel Canales Tony Lima
That §10229 of the Elections Code allows one of the following courses of action to be taken by the City Council: 1. Appoint to the office the person(s) who has/have been nominated 2. Appoint to the office any eligible voter if no one has been nominated 3. Hold the election if either no one or only person has been nominated The City Council will meet on August 24, 2011 to either make the appointment(s) or direct an election to be held. The person(s) appointed, if any, shall qualify and take office and serve exactly as if elected at a municipal election for the office. If, by the 75th day before the municipal election, no person has been appointed to the office(s) pursuant to (1) or (2) above, the election shall be held. If the City Council makes an appointment pursuant to §10229, Elections Code, the City Clerk shall not accept for filing any statement of write-in candidacy which is submitted after the appointment is made. Gloria Considine City Clerk August 19, 2011 Published at Los Cerritos Community Newspaper 8/19/11 2011081209 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person is doing business as 1st Advantage Business Solutions, 11090 Artesia Blvd Ste G, Cerritos, Ca 90703. The following business is conducted as a Trusr. The registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. /S/ Allen Wood The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on 08/12/11. NOTICE: This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (see section 14400et seq. Business and Profession Code), Published at LCCN on 8/19, 8/26, 9/2 and 9/9/11
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TO ADVERTISE CALL 800-901-7211 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREAS-URER AND TAX COLLECTOR Notice of Divided Publication NOTICE OF DIVIDED PUBLICA-TION OF THE PROPERTY TAX DEFAULT (DELINQUENT) LIST Made pursuant to Section 3371, Revenue and Taxation Code Pursuant to Sections 3381 through 3385, Revenue and Taxation Code, the Notice of Power to Sell Tax Defaulted Property in and for Los Angeles County, State of California, has been divided and distributed to various newspapers of general circulation published in the County. A portion of the list appears in each of such newspapers. I, Mark J. Saladino, County of Los Angeles Tax Collector, State of California, certify that: Notice is hereby given that the real properties listed below were declared to be in tax default at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2009, by operation of law. The declaration of default was due to non-payment of the total amount due for the taxes, assessments, and other charges levied in 2008-09 tax year that were a lien on the listed real property. Property upon which a nuisance abatement lien has been recorded and non-residential com-mercial property shall be subject to sale if the taxes remain unpaid after three years. If the 2008-2009 taxes remain unpaid after June 30, 2012, the property will be subject to sale at public auction in 2013. All other property that remains unpaid after June 30, 2014, will be subject to sale at public auction in 2015. The name of the assessee and the total tax, which was due on June 30, 2009, for the 2008-09 tax years, is shown opposite the parcel number. Tax defaulted real property may be re-deemed by payment of all unpaid taxes and assessments, together with the additional penalties and fees as prescribed by law, or it may be paid under an installment plan of redemption. All information concerning redemp-tion of tax-defaulted property will be furnished, upon request, by Mark J. Saladino, Treasurer and Tax Collec-tor, 225 North Hill Street, Los Ange-les, California 90012, 1(888) 807-2111 or 1(213) 974-2111. I certify under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed at Los Angeles, California on August 8, 2011.
MARK J. SALADINO TREASURER AND TAX COLLECTOR COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES STATE OF CALIFORNIA Assessees/taxpayers, who have disposed of real property since January 1, 2008, may find their names listed for the reason that a change in ownership has not been reflected on the assessment roll. ASSESSOR'S IDENTIFICATION NUMBERING SYSTEM EXPLANATION The Assessor's Identification Number (AIN), when used to describe prop-erty in this list, refers to the Asses-sor's map book, the map page, the block on the map (if applicable), and the individual parcel on the map page or in the block. The Assessor's maps and further explanation of the parcel numbering system are available in the Assessor's Office. The following property tax defaulted on July 1, 2009, for the taxes, as-sessments, and other charges for the fiscal year 2008-09: LISTED BELOW ARE PROPERTIES THAT DEFAULTED IN 2009 FOR TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND 0THER CHARGES FOR THE FIS-CAL YEAR 2008-2009. AMOUNT OF DELINQUENCY AS OF THIS PUBLICATION IS LISTED BELOW. AALBERTS,ROXANA A AND EDWARDS,AIDA G SITUS 12323 GETTYSBURG DR NORWALK CA 906502037 8025-021-005 $2,749.35 ABALOS,LILLIAN AND SAM-UEL D SITUS 12007 YEARLING ST CERRITOS CA 90703-7616 7055-010-002 $14,023.09 ACOSTA,GILBERT N AND LESLIE G SITUS 15324 LANCELOT AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6821 8082-010-002/ S2007-010/S2008-010 $732.29 ALVARADO,OLGA SITUS 11407 PIONEER BLVD NORWALK CA 90650-1676 8016-023-027 $9,373.92 ARSHIA INCORPORATED SITUS 10944 SOUTH ST CERRITOS CA 90703-5302 7049-014-011 $171,492.29 ARVIZU,MARICELA SITUS 11915 161ST ST NORWALK CA 90650-7160 7009-014-026/S2007-010 $372.74 AUSTIN,THEODORE R SITUS 16625 GRIDLEY RD UNIT 1 CERRITOS CA 90703-1701 7016-015-108 $55.98 AVALOS,ANTONIO SITUS 11818 EXCELSIOR DR NORWALK CA 90650-5822 8080-001-009 $10,431.28 AYALA,JAIME ET AL PAREDES,ENRIQUE SITUS 12643 WOODS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-2822 8048-010-011 $137.32 BAIRD,LAWRENCE AND TIMEKA L SITUS 18129 PARKVALLE CIR CERRITOS CA 90703-8933 7022-013-030 $25,423.95 BALMER,MICHAEL R AND KELLY A ET AL MC DAN-IEL,ROBERT C SITUS 12749 NORWALK BLVD RM 0200C NORWALK CA 90650-3145 8047-005-046 $1,314.06 SITUS 12749 NORWALK BLVD RM 0200D NORWALK CA 90650-3145 8047-005-047 $1,160.91 SITUS 12749 NORWALK BLVD RM 0200E NORWALK CA 90650-3145 8047-005-048 $3,280.26 SITUS 12749 NORWALK BLVD RM 00201 NORWALK CA 90650-3145 8047-005-049 $1,962.44 BECKLEY,FILOMENA R SITUS 11519 183RD ST ARTESIA CA 907015558 7035-010-030/S2007-010/S2008-010 $2,239.88 BEJA,EVELYN G AND EMATA,JOSEPH SITUS 12121 164TH ST NORWALK CA 90650-7247 7011-030-044 $115.87 BUTLER,BONNY M SITUS 11124 DUNE ST NORWALK CA 90650-7722 8022-008-005 $5,680.67 CABRAL,LAURO A AND NORA R SITUS 12143 KENNEY ST NORWALK CA 90650-1855 8015-003-007 $29.90 CABRERA,RICHARD ET AL CABRERA,REMEDIOS SITUS 14736 SEAFORTH AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6033 8072-032-009 $5,281.87 CALDERON,ELIZABETH B SITUS 17754 PALO VERDE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-2667 7034-018-040 $4,818.99 CAMACHO,FRANK SITUS 17782 PALO VERDE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-2667 7034-018-033 $11,050.47 CANALES,HECTOR SITUS 12109 ORACLE ST NORWALK CA 906501858 8015-029-002 $1,916.69
CANETE,ERIC SITUS 18531 SANTANA AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-8039 7038-005-002 $14,792.66 CARAVEO,ANNETTE AND ROGER SITUS 14509 CARMENITA RD NORWALK CA 90650-5226 8070-025-024 $11,161.07 CARDENAS,ARTURO F AND LUCITA L SITUS 20114 MAPES AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-6553 7050-007-017 $5,674.64 CARPIO,MARIA T SITUS 13649 FLATBUSH AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3419 8052-012-055 $4,881.97 CARRILLO,GLORIA SITUS 14510 PONTLAVOY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5217 8070-021-013/S2007-010 $2,841.53 CERVANTES,MARTHA O 7009-015-021 $325.62 CHINESE CULTURE ASSN OF SO CAILF SITUS 18908 NORWALK BLVD UNIT E ARTESIA CA 90701-5960 7024-006-047 $9,293.75 CONCHA GAVIN LLC SITUS 14335 PONTLAVOY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5214 8070-019-029 $1,772.01 SITUS 13226 ROSECRANS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5256 8070-020038 $22,380.74 CONTRERAS,ALEJANDRO AND ANGUIANO,ALFREDO SITUS 11535 BELCHER ST NORWALK CA 90650-2721 8049-019-033/S2007-010 $1,760.25 DE GARCIA,OLIVIA TR OLIVIA T DE GARCIA TRUST SITUS 11115 GONSALVES PL CERRITOS CA 90703-6481 7049-016-020 $2,146.67 DE LA VEGA,JOSE L SITUS 11816 MOLETTE ST NORWALK CA 906506547 8080-013-007 $2,424.10 DEETH,KENNETH C AND DEETH,SCOTT A SITUS 12194 FIRESTONE BLVD NORWALK CA 90650-4359 8056-014038 $21,234.72 DEGUZMAN,MARIA A SITUS 17821 ROSETON AVE ARTESIA CA 90701-3936 7035-008-004/S2006-010/S2007010 $3,705.53 DELACRUZ,FRANCIS AND ROSALIE M SITUS 17919 AL-BURTIS AVE ARTESIA CA 90701-3920 7035-013-022 $3,458.35 DEUTSCHE BANK NATL TRUST CO SITUS 11900 166TH ST ARTESIA CA 90701-1816 7011-016-001 $8,239.21 DIAZ,ADRIANA SITUS 12006 WALNUT ST NORWALK CA 90650-4157 8056-026-002 $33,295.01 DIAZ,MARIA E AND ZAVALZA,JOSEFINA SITUS 12827 COYOTE LN #243 NORWALK CA 906503307 8045-006-039/S2006-010/S2007-010 $1,348.95 DORFF,LANA SITUS 16043 NORWALK BLVD NORWALK CA 906506712 7009-025-025 $2,493.49 DUNN,KIM SITUS 17721 NORWALK BLVD 4 ARTESIA CA 907014356 7033-035-004 $48.07 ESPARZA,JOSE AND MARIA E SITUS 19908 MEADOWS CT CERRITOS CA 90703-7854 7056-005-021 $5,481.18 ESPINOSA,CARIDAD AND WALTERS,MARIA D 8020-022-035 $778.52 FANNIE MAE SITUS 12117 JERSEY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-2317 8023-005-026/S2007-010 $177.97 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORT-GAGE ASSN SITUS 11862 BEATY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-1919 8015-039007/S2007-010 $2,613.28 FELIX,EDILIA SITUS 11862 160TH ST NORWALK CA 90650-7153 7009004-023 $6,500.36 FENSTERMACHER,GEORGIA TR HELEN J RAMSEY DECD TRUST SITUS 19401 DIAMOND CT A CERRITOS CA 90703-8219 7044-040-133 $1,091.29 FERNANDEA,JUAN C AND LESETTE SITUS 12163 LINDALE ST NORWALK CA 90650-4930 8072-017-029/ S2008-010 $695.54 FLETES,ALFONSO SITUS 13503 BECHARD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-4421 8046-015-019 $5,154.69 FUNES,GLORIA SITUS 12035 SUMMER AVE NORWALK CA 90650-2364 8023-001-022/S2007-010 $741.14 FUNES,OLGA E SITUS 11633 GETTYSBURG DR NORWALK CA 906502314 8023-022-019/S2006-010/S2007-010 $690.65 GABAYERON,CARLOS D AND SUSAN B SITUS 19218 CECELIA PL CERRITOS CA 90703-7343 7044-008-021 $4,758.02 GAITAN,ANA C SITUS 14853 DISNEY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6052 8072-021-037 $7,251.64 GAMMAGE,WALTER F AND JOHNNA SITUS 16321 ALORA AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6902 7016-011-046 $5,757.68 GANT,MATTHEW A AND REGINA E SITUS 11220 CAROLYN PL CERRITOS CA 90703-5562 7034-006-032 $16,257.15 GASTELUM,SIMON AND BELTRAN,GUILLERMINA SITUS 12034 MAIDSTONE AVE NORWALK CA 906502324 8023-005-009/S2008-010 $4,726.76 GIBSON,LILLIE SITUS 12256 ABINGDON ST NORWALK CA 90650-6045 8072-021-029 $19.98 GIRARD,VAN J SITUS 15023 DOMART AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5305 8076-019-074 $13,521.15 GOLDEN,TIMOTHY P AND EVELYN D SITUS 19244 MADEIRA CT CERRITOS CA 90703-7388 7044-039-028 $17,628.99 GOLDENPARK LLC SITUS 13111 SYCAMORE DR NORWALK CA 90650-8339 8047-007-009 $759,896.15 GONZALEZ,ALFREDO Z 7011-007-042 $3,494.23 SITUS 11732 ARKANSAS ST ARTESIA CA 90701-1712 7014-003-019 $5,841.25 GONZALEZ,BENJAMIN AND MARIA G SITUS 12728 HOBACK ST NORWALK CA 90650-4437 8046-018-018 $1,933.62 GORDO,WILLIAM AND AQ-UILO,MADELEINE SITUS 18822 DANIELLE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-6007 7024-013-034/S2008-010 $3,349.05 GRAHAM,JOHN W SITUS 19103 BECHARD AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-7204 7044-001-018 $5,054.79 GUZMAN,JOSE A JR SITUS 12107 MOLETTE ST NORWALK CA 906506664 8080-033-037/S2007-010/S2008-010 $722.32 HALE,MARIA I SITUS 11513 ALBURTIS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-1719 8016-021-011/S2007-010/S2008-010 $2,749.15 HELMAGE,AARON JR AND WANDA SITUS 19301 HALLMARK LN CERRITOS CA 90703-6841 7054-018-074 $11,703.80 HERNANDEZ,JOSE SITUS 12146 HAYFORD ST NORWALK CA 906506612 8080-039-014 $10,227.99 HESSON,EDWARD J AND CHONG S SITUS 19421 SHERYL CIR CERRITOS CA 90703-6770 7039-028-009/ S2007-010/S2008-010 $4,036.12 HETTER,PAUL A ET AL TAPIA,JOSE J SITUS 12125 NORWALK BLVD NORWALK CA 90650-2066 8024-005018 $880.57 HO,VAN T CO TR HO NGUYEN FAMILY TRUST SITUS 11515 ARTESIA BLVD ARTESIA CA 90701-3852 7035-003-053 $21,316.68 HONG,SUNG P SITUS 17209 JEANETTE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-1218 7012-024-031 $10,527.95 HSBC MORTGAGE CORPORATION SITUS 13428 FAIRFORD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3629 8053-008-006/ S2007-010/S2008-010 $99.73
HURLEY,TERRANCE A SITUS 11457 ANGELL ST NORWALK CA 90650-2742 8049-025-018/S2007-010 $74.53 HWANG,YOUNG E SITUS 16429 HORST AVE NORWALK CA 906507281 7011-027-003 $2,302.18 ING BANK SITUS 14815 DISNEY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6052 8072-021-030 $12,292.53 ISLAM,SAIFUL AND ITRAT ET AL MEACH,SAL SITUS 13400 PIONEER BLVD CRAWLEY NORWALK CA 906503955 8054-014-006 $17,668.36 JACK,DAVID AND WALKER,ANNETTE SITUS 15407 LONGWORTH AVE NORWALK CA 906506269 8078-034-022/S2007-010 $290.65 JOHNSON BANKS,DONNA M AND BANKS,JOHN H JR SITUS 12748 HOBACK ST NORWALK CA 90650-4437 8046-018-022 $6,840.81 JONES,GENEVIEVE TR JONES FAMILY TRUST SITUS 13660 KALNOR AVE NORWALK CA 90650-4022 8054-017-009 $3,946.76 KAHNG,SAMUEL T AND ANNIE A SITUS 17429 DE ORO CT CERRITOS CA 90703-9018 7022-021-030 $7,991.25 KANG,BENJAMIN AND BONG-SOOK SITUS 11550 ROSECRANS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3802 8074-010003 $33,502.59 KENNY,KATHLEEN S TR KENNY TRUST SITUS 11108 BER-MUDA ST CERRITOS CA 90703-1639 7016-023-090 $201.23 KHAN,MOHAMMAD T AND ZALAMEDA KHAN,LILLIANN SITUS 15103 LANCELOT AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6818 8082-012-019 $9,429.35 KING,JOHN R II AND MARLO D SITUS 14534 LEFLOSS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-4605 8075-008-018/ S2007-010 $207.88 KYRIOPOULOS,GEORGE G AND KYRIOPOULOS,JAMES G SITUS 11230 PARK ST CERRITOS CA 90703-1634 7016-018-038/S2007-010 $60.06 LEDON,MARY T TR MARY T LEDON TRUST SITUS 12605 HIGHDALE ST NORWALK CA 90650-6815 8082-011-002 $3,491.88 LEE,CHIA C SITUS 11337 AGNES ST CERRITOS CA 90703-6503 7049004-022 $15,599.07 LEE,LOUIS S SITUS 13130 SYCAMORE VILLAGE DR NORWALK CA 90650-8338 8047-007-168 $1,643.84 LEGASPI,FELIMON AND AU-RELIA SITUS 15309 ROPER AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6830 8082-008-032 $14,417.11 LEONARDO,EMMANUEL E AND ELIZABETH D SITUS 12234 ACADEMY WAY ARTESIA CA 90701-7014 7054-010-009 $133.27 LIN,YU SHAO SITUS 12551 VALENCIA ST CERRITOS CA 90703-7742 7056-001-028 $140.00 LIZARRAGA,GUILLERMO AND MARIA SITUS 18031 ARLINE AVE ARTESIA CA 90701-4144 7033-019-016 $39,657.13 LOPEZ,ROBERT A AND ROSE M SITUS 15302 LEFLOSS AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5444 8078-013-004 $5,570.12 MACIAS,JOSE J AND REFUGIO SITUS 13103 GRIDLEY RD NORWALK CA 90650-2763 8049-027-011/S2008-010 $547.78 MADRIGAL,ROSA O SITUS 11942 RINGWOOD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-7772 8022-019-011 $16,113.04 MAGANA,MIGUEL 8080 015-029/S2007-010 $1,295.24 MARAVILLA,MERCEDES SITUS 11536 169TH ST ARTESIA CA 907011706 7014-006-014/S2008-010 $1,522.88 MARQUEZ,GRACE SITUS 12453 FIRESTONE BLVD NORWALK CA 90650-4327 8056-010-011 $195.66 MAYEN,CARMELO E SITUS 14522 MARYTON AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5149 8070-014-005 $3,288.27 MCCUE,CRAIG SITUS 10808 LITTLE LAKE RD DOWNEY CA 90241-3104 8020-017-016/S2007-010 $609.10 MEDINA,ANGEL R SITUS 11711 CYCLOPS ST NORWALK CA 906501734 8016-026-006 $4,856.97 MEDINA,FRANCISCO J SITUS 11808 RINGWOOD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-7770 8022-018-016/S2008-010 $2,010.47 MELENDREZ,ARCHIBALD A AND RUTH SITUS 18502 VICKIE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-6167 7028-019-021 $1,387.72 MENDIOLA,RENEE ET AL SPOSATO,LEANNE SITUS 13554 ELGERS ST CERRITOS CA 90703-8909 7023-006-003 $1,176.89 MOJICA,CONCHITA A SITUS 14033 MAYPORT AVE NORWALK CA 90650-4415 8046-006-044 $51.40 MOLLAH,MONZUR AND ERIKA TRS MONZUR AND ERIKA MOLLAH TRUST SITUS 13745 CARNABY ST CERRITOS CA 90703-8931 7022-012-006 $13,829.30 MORENO,JOSE L 7011-028006 $332.57 MORGAN,JOSEPH W AND MYRNA J SITUS 15503 BLOOMFIELD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-7310 8082-025-014 $4,604.22 NIEVES,RAFAEL AND NIEVES,DAVID SITUS 13925 GRI-DLEY RD NORWALK CA 90650-3877 8053-035-036 $4,086.98 NUNO,MARGARET SITUS 11854 LOS ALISOS CIR NORWALK CA 90650-8209 8015-014-058 $831.99 PACIFIC LATIN AMER DIST COUNCIL OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD SITUS 11911 HERMO-SURA ST NORWALK CA 90650-7174 7009-011-023 $650.70 PACIFICAR,JENNI SITUS 14607 LEFLOSS AVE NORWALK CA 906504608 8075-033-002 $4,051.29 PAK,KEUM S SITUS 12184 PINE ST NORWALK CA 90650-4265 8056024-015 $11,015.71 PEREZ,CHRISTOPHER M SITUS 11139 MAIDSTONE AVE NORWALK CA 90650-1633 8016-011-018 $802.25 PEREZ,MONICA AND ANGEL SITUS 11302 MAPLEDALE ST NORWALK CA 90650-4726 8074-029-038 $11,876.01 PERKINS,VILMA SITUS 12235 ECKLESON PL CERRITOS CA 907037660 7056-015-012 $941.21 PETERSON,JULIANA SITUS 10513 DOWNEY NORWALK RD NORWALK CA 90650-7424 8021-013-017 $7,756.83 PFEFFER,LEE SITUS 18921 BELSHIRE AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-8411 7024-006-010 $25,246.03 PINE SWEET HOME LLC SITUS 12174 PINE ST NORWALK CA 906504265 8056-024-013 $11,874.37 SITUS 12180 PINE ST NORWALK CA 90650-4265 8056-024-014 $18,328.68 PLAYA HOLDINGS INC SITUS 12821 COYOTE LN NORWALK CA 90650-3307 8045-006-041/S2007-010/S2008010 $10,906.27 PORRAS,DONALD J AND GLENDA D SITUS 13425 HAL-COURT AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3563 8052-008-016 $44.10 PORTER,JOHN H AND LORI D TRS PORTER FAMILY TRUST SITUS 13819 MAIDSTONE AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3813 8054-029-009 $5,196.74 PORTILLO,ERIC AND RODRI-GUEZ,AMERICA SITUS 12002 ALLARD ST NORWALK CA 90650-1911 8024-015-004 $9,068.86 PRD LLC SITUS 13900 STUDEBAKER RD 25 NORWALK CA
PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICANT: First Choice Bank, 17458 E. Colima Road, Rowland Heights, CA 91748, Neena Bansil, President/CEO TYPE OF FILING: To Establish a Branch NAME OF DEPOSITORY INSTITUTION: First Choice Bank, 17414 Carmenita Road, Cerritos, CA 90703 Any person wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the regional director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at the appropriate FDIC office, 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 1900, San Francisco, California 94105 not later than 15 days after date of this publication. The nonconfidential portions of this application are on file at the appropriate FDIC office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request. Published at Los Cerritos Community Newspaper 8/19/11
90650-3576 8053-020-032 $3,634.79 PROCOM MANAGEMENT SITUS 18608 PIONEER BLVD ARTESIA CA 90701-5630 7040-020-024/S2007-010 $63.70 QUAN,ADRIAN SITUS 13239 BECHARD AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3348 8045-009-009 $146.42 QUILES,DANIEL R AND PATRICIA E SITUS 10430 IMPE-RIAL HWY NORWALK CA 90650-2124 8051-003-011 $62,955.40 QUINTERO,ROBERT O SITUS 11540 SENWOOD ST NORWALK CA 90650-3859 8054-005-012 $8,700.90 RAMIREZ,LUIS F AND RAMI-REZ,TERESA SITUS 11629 SENWOOD ST NORWALK CA 90650-3863 8054-004-006 $4,826.11 RAMOS,ESTRELLA SITUS 12111 165TH ST NORWALK CA 90650-7255 7011-003-063 $13,298.15 RAMOS,FRANCISCO J 7016014-017 $1,628.71 RAYBURN,CAROL E TR CAROL E RAYBURN TRUST SITUS 12529 YOSEMITE ST CERRITOS CA 90703-8343 7025-030-035 $4,046.90 REED,LESLIE R AND VAN DYKE,ROBERT D SITUS 14849 THORNLAKE AVE NORWALK CA 906506064 8072-021-017 $4,326.36 RIVERA,CINDY D SITUS 13416 MCRAE AVE NORWALK CA 906503653 8054-001-041 $7,158.05 ROCHA,MARGARITA SITUS 11867 TINA ST NORWALK CA 90650-1940 8015-026-040/S2008-010 $10,045.91 RODRIGUEZ JIMENEZ,RAMIRO AND LORENA SITUS 12330 CAMBRIAN CT ARTESIA CA 90701-7004 7054-007-025 $6,625.19 RODRIGUEZ,HUMBERTO AND MARIA C AND ROBLES,MARTIN AND MARIA G SITUS 12022 PINE ST # 2 NORWALK CA 90650-4243 8056-022-013 $12,952.17 RODRIGUEZ,RUBEN AND MERAZ,MARIA G SITUS 10931 ANGELL ST NORWALK CA 90650-2535 8050-012-015 $8,768.86 RUIZ,ADRIAN F AND GUA-DALUPE T SITUS 11007 SOUTH ST CERRITOS CA 90703-5303 7038-013-010 $23,144.20 SANCHEZ,LISSETTE SITUS 13427 NAOMA LN CERRITOS CA 907031426 7006-002-019/S2007-010/S2008-010 $2,425.33 SANCHEZ,ORLANDO AND HUESCA,CLARA SITUS 15108 JERSEY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6433 8079-004-019 $8,383.25 SCHENK,LYNDA L TR LYNDA L SCHENK TRUST SITUS 15616 ELMCROFT AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6245 8078-032-005 $3,213.84 SEJWAD HOTELS AND DEVELOPMENT LLC SITUS 12615 ARTESIA BLVD CERRITOS CA 90703-8501 7030-001044 $214,596.23 SITUS 12607 ARTESIA BLVD CERRITOS CA 90703-8501 7030-001-045 $133,144.98 SITUS 12601 ARTESIA BLVD CERRITOS CA 90703-8501 7030-001-046 $96,018.45 SHAH,NAUKA V SITUS 19416 AMHURST CT CERRITOS CA 907036787 7039-022-019 $3,849.23 SHEERIN,KENNETH J AND L RAYDEAN SITUS 13039 LA JARA ST CERRITOS CA 90703-6156 7028-012-020 $7,483.91 SHORT SALE PURCHASE 1 LLC SITUS 14812 DISNEY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6051 8072-025-011 $18,177.96 SINCLAIR,KATHERINE M DECD EST OF SITUS 12064 LONGWORTH AVE NORWALK CA 90650-7829 8022-026007/S2006-010/S2007-010 $24,801.09 SINGH,BHUPINDER CO TR J AND S HEYAR FAMILY TRUST SITUS 11549 RADLEY ST ARTESIA CA 90701-3935 7035-010-011 $6,800.80 SMITH,DENISE 8051-008-044 $3,371.50 SOTO,JESUS 8080-038-036 $2,881.96 SPAULDING,EMMA L SITUS 13903 ROSETON AVE NORWALK CA 90650-3824 8054-031-004 $2,693.96 STAMBAUGH,MICHAEL S SITUS 12322 CHESHIRE ST NORWALK CA 90650-6646 8082-019-002 $11,687.05 SUAREZ,JORGE A AND GEORGINA SITUS 13308 ASH-WORTH ST CERRITOS CA 90703-8735 7027-014-002 $5,860.09 SULIO,EUNIE G AND SPENCER,TIMOTHY AND ROXANNE 7049022-043 $9,086.90 7049-022-045 $10,578.69 SUNG JA KIM SITUS 11902 ROSECRANS AVE NORWALK CA 906504116 8073-006-027 $16,214.00 TASASO,KHUNAKORN AND PHANBUNKOET,MONRADA SITUS 12159 HARVEST AVE NORWALK CA 90650-7818 8022-029-005 $509.98 TBB VALLEY INVESTMENT LLC SITUS 13900 STUDEBAKER RD 12 NORWALK CA 90650-3574 8053-020-019/ S2007-010/S2008-010 $5,113.86 THOMAS,CHARLES R JR AND WILLIAMS,JESSIE M SITUS 10746 VAN RUITEN ST NORWALK CA 90650-3580 8052-001-040/S2008-010 $11,642.45 TORRES,MARY E SITUS 14820 IBEX AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5939 8072-020-006 $2,527.18 TRAN,VAN THANH SITUS 15207 ROSETON AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6351 8079-018-002/S2007-010/S2008010 $3,507.05 UMPANT,SHIYAR AND SUVET SITUS 13044 HEDDA LN CERRITOS CA 90703-6145 7028-015-002 $17,728.40 UZETA,OSCAR U AND GEORGINA J SITUS 11864 FIRE-STONE BLVD NORWALK CA 90650-2901 8048-023001 $6,871.94 VAZQUEZ,JOSE J AND CASTILLO,LUZ E SITUS 12309 CARVER LN ARTESIA CA 90701-7011 7054-008-033 $33.23 VENEGAS,ROBERTO AND VICENTE,JONATHAN A SITUS 11928 ALGARDI ST NORWALK CA 90650-7167 7009-014-033 $2,235.87 VIBEROS,DEMETRIO D AND SALLY M SITUS 12036 162ND ST NORWALK CA 90650-7230 7009-020-031 $1,212.34 VICTORIO,RAMON A AND MARGARITA SITUS 12848 IMPE-RIAL HIGHWAY SANTA FE SPRINGS CA 90670 8045-001-018 $6,685.02 VREEKEN,GAYLENE R SITUS 14444 GRAYSTONE AVE NORWALK CA 90650-4701 8074-001-025 $93.39 WILLIAMS,ALVY A AND JEANINE O 7034-024-050 $215.59 YNGUANZO,MIRYAM SITUS 12452 SUMMERWIND ST CERRITOS CA 90703-8328 7025-003-017 $6,530.21 YOLIE CLAIRE LLC SITUS 14331 PONTLAVOY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5214 8070-019-030/S2007-010 $17,128.60 SITUS 14327 PONTLAVOY AVE NORWALK CA 90650-5214 8070-019041/S2007-010 $9,779.35 ZELAYA,GUILLERMO E SITUS 11862 DUNE ST NORWALK CA 90650-2444 8024-011-004 $14,305.60 ZINK,CARMEN F SITUS 15427 LONGWORTH AVE NORWALK CA 90650-6269 8078-034-019 $2,054.71
2011071913 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person is doing business as Ecoware Technologies and Sapphire Marketing Group, 9631 E. Flower St. #162 Bellflower, Ca 90706. The following business is conducted as an individual. The registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. /S/ Pascual Miranda De Guzmann The statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on 07/27/11. NOTICE: This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. A new fictitious statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state or common law (see section 14400et seq. Business and Profession Code), Published at LCCN on 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19/11
COMMUNITY NEWS GROUP • AUGUST 19, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. CA08000135-11-1 APN 7030006-029 Title Order No. 4994565 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED May 13, 2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 6, 2011, at 10:30 AM, at the west side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on May 19, 2004, as Instrument No. 04 1268779, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by KIM A PHAN, A SINGLE WOMAN, as Trustor(s), in favor of INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B., A FEDERALLY CHARTERED SAVINGS BANK 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: 18324 ALFRED AVENUE, CERRITOS, CA 90703 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s Sale is estimated to be $401,042.44 (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. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder`s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. DATE: August 3, 2011 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA0800013511-1 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Camale Smith, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-259-7850 TRUSTEE CORPS IS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 4063950 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 250209CA Loan No. 0755965985 Title Order No. 816287 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11-13-2006. 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 09-02-2011 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-29-2006, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 06 2636130, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: LANCE OLDENBURG, A SINGLE MAN AND REBECCA SHORT, A SINGLE WOMAN AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, ARGENT MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC, 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: AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, DIRECTLY FACING NORWALK BOULEVARD, 12720 NORWALK BLVD. , NORWALK, CA Legal Description: PARCEL 1: AN UNDIVIDED 1/82TH FEE SIMPLE INTEREST AS A TENANT IN COMMON IN TO ALL OF THE REAL PROPERTY ON LOT 2 OF TRACT NO. 34269, IN THE CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 902 PAGE(S) 51 AND 52 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY EXCEPT UNITS 31 TO 34 INCLUSIVE, 51 TO 98 INCLUSIVE 121 TO 150 INCLUSIVE AS SHOWN AND DEFINED ON THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN RECORDED FEBRUARY 26, 1979 AS INSTRUMENT NO. 79218446 OFFICIAL RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM; ALL OIL, OIL RIGHTS, NATURAL GAS RIGHTS, MINERAL RIGHTS, ALL OTHER HYDROCARBON SUBSTANCES BY WHATSOEVER NAME KNOWN, AND ALL WATER, CLAIMS OR RIGHTS TO WATER, TOGETHER WITH APPURTENANT RIGHTS THERETO, WITHOUT, HOWEVER, ANY RIGHT TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND NOR ANY PORTION OF THE SUBSURFACE LYING ABOVE A DEPTH OF 200 FEET, AS EXCEPTED OR RESERVED BY DEED RECORDED JUNE 28, 1968 AS INSTRUMENT NO. 4050 IN BOOK D4049 PAGE 786, OF OFFICIAL RECORDS. PARCEL 2: UNIT 140 AS SHOWN AND DEFINED ON THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN ABOVE MENTIONED. PARCEL 3: NON EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR USE AND ENJOYMENT ACCESS, INGRESS, EGRESS, ENCROACHMENT, SUPPORT, MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, ALL AS SHOWN, AND DESCRIBED AND LIMITED IN THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN AND THE DECLARATION. PARCEL 4: AN EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT APPURTENANT TO PARCELS NO. 1 AND NO. 2 DESCRIBED ABOVE, FOR USE AND OCCUPANCY FOR GARAGE PURPOSES, DEFINED AS RESTRICTED COMMON AREA IN THE DECLARATION, AS ASSIGNED IN THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $371,378.56 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 21317 NORWALK BOULEVARD #140 HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA 90716 APN Number: 7065-002-147 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 08-12-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee MARIA MAYORGA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com ASAP# 4057551 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011, 08/26/2011
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0027542 Title Order No. 10-8-113764 APN No. 7049-012-014 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/01/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by FERNANDO F. LAVADIA, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 06/01/2006 and recorded 06/07/06, as Instrument No. 06 1249547, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 09/02/2011 at 1:00PM, At the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, Los Angeles, CA 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: 19133 CROSSDALE AVENUE, CERRITOS, CA, 90703. 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 $758,111.05. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an “AS IS” condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. DATED: 06/02/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 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. FEI # 1006.98712 8/12, 8/19, 8/26/2011 Trustee Sale No. 11-01511-5 Loan No. 0031390875 Title Order No. 807769 APN 7010-010-008 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED September 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 August 26, 2011, at 10:30 AM, at the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, CA, Power Default Services, Inc., as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on September 29, 2006, as Instrument No. 06 2171063 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, CA , executed by: ROGER M. TUCKER, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustor, in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN BROKERS CONDUIT 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: 12434 CHERRY CREEK LANE, CERRITOS, CA 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 $627,528.21 (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: 07/26/2011 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., Trustee By: Fidelity National Title Company, its agent 3075 Prospect Park Dr., Ste 100, Rancho Cordova , CA 95670, 916-636-0114 By: John Catching, Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.priorityposting.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-573-1965 P863483 8/5, 8/12, 08/19/2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 09-0134939 Title Order No. 09-8-399357 Investor/Insurer No. 176704606 APN No. 7024-009-033 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/16/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER." Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by SANG IM KIM, AND JOHN CHUNG H KIM, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 07/16/2007 and recorded 07/25/07, as Instrument No. 20071755306, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 08/26/2011 at 10:30AM, At the West side of the Los Angeles County Courthouse, directly facing Norwalk Blvd., 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 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: 12345 CANTRECE PLACE, CERRITOS, CA, 90703. 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 $695,797.56. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 12/12/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 4057540 08/05/2011, 08/12/2011, 08/19/2011
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