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Voter Fraud Cited Against Downey Council Candidate Salvador Franco By Randy Economy and Brian Hews publisher@cerritosnews.net

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Downey city council candidate could be in legal hot water regarding his past voting record, and where he calls his legal residence. Los Cerritos Community News has obtained documents that show Downey Council candidate Salvador Franco violated California voter laws after Franco voted in Bell Gardens between 2007 and 2010 while property records indicate him as a resident of Downey during that same period. Franco is in a heated campaign for an open Downey City Council seat that voters will be deciding in less than two weeks. His three opponents are Attorney Alex Saab, Businessman Gabriel Orozco, and Attorney Ricardo Perez. According to a recent candidate mailer obtained by LCCN, Franco boasts to voters that he has lived in Downey for six years from 2007 to 2012. But voting documents show that Franco registered to vote under his Downey address in August of 2010, three years after he moved into Downey. Further, records confirm that Franco voted as a Downey resident in the city of Downey only in the past two years, from 2010 to 2012. For the four previous years, he voted in the nearby city of Bell Gardens while residing at the Downey address. Franco is a former City Councilman in Bell Gardens. "This is troubling for Downey that

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LA MIRADA, CA., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012

La Mirada Voters to Decide on Infrastructure Needs By Tony Aiello For the first time in its 52-year history, and reflecting the current state of the economy, the city will ask residents for financial help to maintain city infrastructure and services. Measure I will be on the November 6 ballot, and if passed by voters, will raise the sales tax in La Mirada from 8.75 percent to 9.75. The tax would go into effect April 1st of next year, and would last for a period of five years. The measure has opposition, most notably former councilman Pete Dames who served from 1994-2011. He says the way the measure is presented is the classic “bait and switch” in politics and he doesn’t like it, “From the very beginning this was all about

the infrastructure and nothing else.” “Once the actual wording (of the

measure) came out, it was unbelievable, they added other things. They used all

Councilman Pulido leads group to alter naming rights, forcing cancellation of the generous donation By Jerry Bernstein editor@cerritosnews.net

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ment of lamps, art figurines, and gift items as well as a collection of “Antique Roadshow” reproduction items.

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ABC School Board Rejects $750,000 Multimedia Center Donation

Friends of the La Mirada Library Fundraiser The Dale Tiffany Outlet Center has offered to give 20% of their sales on Monday, November 5th to the Friends of the La Mirada Library. Shop there between the hours of 1:00PM to 7:00 PM. Dale Tiffany has a great assort-

the common buzz words including senior care and police services,” said Dames, who asserted other then infrastructure repair needs, the city is fine. Councilmember Steve Jones, a supporter of Measure I disagreed, “We've consistently said these funds are for infrastructure repairs," look at our City's record, La Mirada has always done what it said it would do. Measure I will maintain City services by assuring La Mirada has the money needed for infrastructure repairs without taking funds from other vital services." The aging La Mirada infrastructure repairs that are needed-roughly $67 million worth according to a city study-includes traffic lights, streets and curbs, and the sewer system, among

ike a smoking volcano close to eruption, rumbles are beginning to be felt over the naming of the Whitney Multimedia Center now under construction and the ABC School Board refusal to honor an agreement with Cerritos resident Grace Hu who contributed $750,000 toward its construction. On Sept. 4, 2012 the ABC School Board voted 5-1 in closed session to return the $500,000 donation made by former Cerritos Mayor Grace Hu with no explanation made to the general public.

This automatically eliminated an additional $250,000 that had been pledged by Mrs. Hu, a 36-year Cerritos resident. When asked why the vote was made in closed session and if the vote violated the Brown Act, Superintendent Dr. Mary Sieu denied the Brown Act had been violated and said all sides had agreed to the refund. However LCCN has learned that when informed about the Board’s vote, Mrs. Hu was surprised and disappointed. Many feel local politics involved in the decision. Under the agreement made between former Whitney Principal Patricia Hager, the Whitney Foundation, and Mrs. Hu-allegedly approved by former Superintendent Dr. Gary Smuts and the ABC Cabinet consisting of Dr. Smuts, Dr. Sieu and CFO Toan Nguy-

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District Attorney Cooley Talks Candidly About Noguez Arrest Los Cerritos Community Newspaper’s Exclusive Interview with Los Angeles County District Attorney less than 48 hours after the arrest of Assessor John Noguez, and two others. Part one of two. By Randy Economy and Brian Hews publisher@cerritosnews.net

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n an exclusive interview with Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley say that the arrest last week of Assessor John Noguez and two others on bribery and money laundering charges are “just the beginning” in what is expected to be an several other additional arrests. Cooley spoke to LCCN from this office in Downtown Los Angeles last Friday just 48 hours after Noguez, Encino property tax agent Ramin Salari and Assessor Major Property Appraiser Mark McNeil were arrested on dozens of felony counts. “This guy is going down,” Cooley said about Noguez. “We have so much evidence, it is overwhelming the case we have on him.” “Well, he got arraigned yesterday (Thursday), and he (Noguez) didn’t look too happy. This is such an out of body experience for him,” Cooley said. “There was a sense very early on (in the investigation) that there was some substance to the allegations within the Assessor’s Department,” Cooley told LCCN. “When we did the search warrants, many months ago, there was realization that we were going to get the goods on this guy, it was just a matter of time, and pulling it all together, finding the parcels involved,” Cooley said with a stern look on his face. “The key was finding promissory notes that Noguez had signed back to Salari, and then going in with the search warrants and finding the actual checks written to Noguez by Salari and then finding a list of properties that were Salari’s clients, we figured that one out pretty early, and we were able to build our case around witnesses,” Cooley said. Cooley also confirmed to LCCN that the massive investigation is still “going strong.” “The next phase of the case will be focused on political money laundering, by individuals, and that is a different form of political corruption,” Cooley said. “This next phase of the investigation will be about bribes and misappropriation of public funds by lowering assessments of property and then perjury charges,” Cooley said. “There are additional sanctions for being public officials when it comes to deal-

ing with misappropriating public funds and that they must vacate their office and that they may never hold elected office again,” Cooley said. The case against Noguez and the Assessor’s office began in earnest in the late spring of this year, Cooley said. He said that he and members of this prosecutorial staff had monitored media reports from Los Cerritos Community Newspaper as well as other publications. “There were two assigned trial lawyers, supervised by Dave Demerjian, Head Deputy of Public Integrity, and two entire squads of investigators, a lot of law clerks, a lot of volunteer law clerks who worked around the clock,” Cooley said. He also said the amount of evidence against Noguez, additional Assessor staff members, as well as other political operatives is “overwhelming.” “There were millions of pages of documents, computer emails, and actual computers,” Cooley said. He also talked about a program his office created that analyzed documents through a special “keyword” search component. “You can’t read a million documents, so we created a program that does keywords on people and subjects. We seized a lot of computers, scanned all of their hard drives, and some of them were doing this on County of Los Angeles computers,” Cooley said. Cooley said several “political operatives” also were involved in getting properties reduced for clients who retained their services. “In additional to personal lap tops, tablets, cell phones, and other messaging devices, we have the trail of evidence we need for our case.” “We have a great team of prosecuting attorney’s and investigators working on this case and it is still ongoing, there is a lot more to come.” Cooley said that his prosecutors are not going to “condemn” someone “just because their name appeared on a contribution list” for Noguez. “What is interesting is that there are entire groups of people with the same last name who live in the same location who all gave contributions, and that’s money laundering, and that may have been the case in some of these situations,” Cooley exclaimed. “So, we got four (Noguez, McNeil, Salari) and (Property Appraiser Scott) Schenter. LCCN asked if Schenter turned State’s evidence. “Schenter has been talking to the press, he is no angel, but I don’t want to go into the particulars of the case (against him),” Cooley said. One reporter during the press conference questioned Cooley about the amount of bail against Noguez, Salari and McNeil. “The bail amount is not high; it starts by the

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amount of loss that we allege was stolen, so that amount has to be the bail.” Cooley confirmed that the amount of the assessed values that were lost is indeed “around a billion dollars.” “The 13 properties alleged are not all the properties, there could be thousands of them (involved), but we picked 13 that were egregious. We will tie it to money laundering.” So as he begins to wind down his final days as District Attorney, LCCN asked him the pointed question. What’s it like to be Steve Cooley these days and what does he have planned for the future? “I want to be flexible, spend more time with my grandkids. I have three grandkids, one of them was recently adopted and brought here from Korea and we will have another grandchild, his baby brother, who is expected to arrive in the next few months,” he said. Cooley, a strong supporter of his alma mater the University of Southern California, said he is barred by law in making any contractual agreements for any future employment. He said he will be “weighing his options” after December. Cooley is now helping his close personal alley Jackie Lacey to replace him as District Attorney in the upcoming November election. “Jackie Lacey will probably win the election. She knows how the office runs, and she is a good person, she has the personal experience and qualities needed at this time, and is by far the best choice in this election. She’s also a great trial lawyer. She’s got a guy on death row; she prosecuted three gang members on hate crimes in the Antelope Valley, and put one of them on death row. She knows her stuff,” Cooley said. He also had strong feelings about Lacey’s opponent, one of his criminal prosecutors Alan Jackson. “Alan Jackson is a talented trial lawyer amongst talented trial lawyers. He has very good skills in that arena, he has no administrative experience at all, he just doesn’t have it. We are talking about overseeing a $330 million budget, 2,100 employees, 300 DA investigators, law enforcement duties, and you need to have a feel on how to run a big organization, and Jackie has got that,” Cooley said. He also said “starting the Public Integrity Division, and pursuing public corruption effectively,” was his greatest accomplishment as District Attorney. “I am also proud of advancing the use of Forensic Sciences and DNA in solving criminal cases with a special emphasis on the utilization of rape kit investigations, and proud of our accomplishment in using DNA in the case of Lonnie David Franklin and the Grim Sleeper Case,” Cooley told LCCN.

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DA CANDIDATE LACEY SLAMS JACKSON'S FUNDRAISER AT CONVICTED FELON’S HOME By Randy Economy randy@cerritosnews.net

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he race for Los Angeles County District Attorney heated up on Tuesday when candidate Jackie Lacey released the content of a controversial email that directly ties her opponent Alan Jackson to participating in a campaign fundraiser who was a convicted felon. In a sit down interview with Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, Lacey said she has proof that Jackson received $115,000 in financial assistance from Victor (a.k.a. Victorino) Noval and his immediate family members. Noval was convicted of a massive $60 million housing fraud in 2003 and sentenced to 57 months in federal prison and ordered to make over $20 million in restitution. The Los Angeles Times had broken news about the connection between Noval and Jackson in this past weekend. The Times also reported that Noval hosted a fundraising event for Jackson at his $6 million Beverly Hills mansion in May 2012. “When confronted by the Times with these facts, the Alan Jackson campaign lied,” Lacey campaign consultant Parke Skelton told LCCN. “Jackson's campaign consultant, John Thomas, told the Times that the event was a Cinco de Mayo Party, not a fundraiser, and that the campaign had no record of having raised any money there," Skelton said. “On Tuesday, The Jackie Lacey for District Attorney campaign received a copy of an invitation to the event sent out by Victorino Noval which read as follows: “I am a big supporter of who I believe will be LA's new District Attorney Alan Jackson. Most of my friends and family have donated the max $1,500 towards his campaign. Come and meet him and help him out financially,” Skelton continued. Noval also promised potential guests that there would be "real Mermaids swimming in the pool" and "of course a bunch of real nice ladies." Los Cerritos Community Newspaper placed a call to Jackson campaign consultant Thomas on Tuesday afternoon for a response to no avail. LCCN will have additional updates on this campaign during the next two weeks.


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For Artesians, Voting “YES” on Measure M Gives Them More Local Control ask, “Okay, having local control sounds good, but how is this going to be paid for?” The answer being proposed this election is to update the City’s business license fee. The current business license fee has been basically the same for about 20 years, and there are some problems that have arisen because of it not being up to date. All Measure M is going to do is update the business license fees to reflect modern needs. Currently, some businesses are classified and pay the business license fee, but others do not. This is largely because of antiquated business classifications. Measure M will remove outdated business classifications and add modern ones. The result will be a more fair and inclusive fee for all businesses.

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easure M is Artesia’s way of addressing the raids on city funds from the State of California. It will help assure that money raised by this measure will stay with the city, and cannot be touched by the state government. In effect, it gives the people of Artesia local control of their city. A savvy and responsible citizen might

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ments provide public safety (i.e. sheriffs and firefighters), fix streets, trim trees, enforce city codes that help maintain property value, and provide programs that benefit the people within their jurisdictions. Cities are usually the only level of government that regularly balances their budgets. This practice of fiscal responsibility is becoming more difficult because of raids like what the State has already done. The State has taken away $1.5 million dollars from Artesia’s budget and redevelopment funds. While Measure M is a small fix to a much bigger problem, it is an important start. It is a reasonable measure and only updates an antiquated system. Measure M is endorsed by local business leaders and law enforcement.

sients and they were afraid there would be a lot of dumping of used goods in the parking lot. They also cited that Goodwill stores had a mixed record on that score.” “Well, I don’t know about that,” she replied. “It seems to me someone whipped up the residents into a frenzy to make political hay. I noticed some of the protestors at the meeting accused the council members of being elite and not listening to the residents.” “You know MATIDER I said, “this is a political year. People will say a lot of things. I think the Mayor, who is not seeking re-election bccause of term limits, answered that when he said, “We don’t like to be threatened by residents. After eight years on hearing threats, I vote for the things you asked me to do. This project is not located in the right place.” “Do you think there’s a “right place” in Cerritos for a store like Goodwill? she asked. “I do,” I answered. I think one Councilmember summed up the problem with this particular site when they said, “I appreciate the property owner wanting to get a tenant into the shopping center, but I am not sure this particular project was the most suitable location due to the close proximity where the neighbors live. MATILDER didn’t give a response. She sat there quietly for a few minutes. Finally she said, “Young man, you may be right, but I think there is more to the opposition then meets the eye!” Saying that she arose from the chair to leave. “MATILDER, “ I asked. How long do you plan to be in town?” “I had planned to visit VAL LYNDER, DEFENDER OF ALL THAT IS RIGHT, for a week or two, but this town intrigues me. For that matter this state intrigues me. I may stay a while,” she answered. “Why do you ask?” “Just curious,” I answered.

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reduced meat consumption. The meat industry forced the Committee to destroy all copies of the report and to remove the offending recommendation from a new edition. It then abolished the Committee, voted McGovern out of office, and warned government bureaucrats never to challenge meat consumption again. (Food Politics by Marion Nestle, 2007). Yet, after 35 years of studies linking meat consumption with elevated risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, and other killer diseases, the MyPlate icon, representing USDA’s current Dietary Guidelines for Americans, recommends vegetables, fruits, and grains, but never mentions meat, and shunts dairy off to one side. (www.choosemyplate.gov/). And it all started with one brave senator from South Dakota. Sincerely, Christian Katz Cerritos

Senator McGovern’s Lasting Legacy Dear Editor,

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os Cerritos Community Newspaper endorses the following candidates, propositions and measures in the November 6 General Election. Regardless who you support, the most important thing is that you express your American right and Vote.

President and Vice President of the United States: Re Elect Barack Obama and Joe Biden US Senator: Re Elect Dianne Feinstein Los Angeles County District Attorney: Elect Jackie Lacey US Congress, 38th District: Re Elect Rep. Linda T. Sanchez

students who are in cannot get the classes they need in a reasonable time frame.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEASURE A: NO The Los Angeles County Assessor should remain an elected position. Having politicians involved in any future selection process of a position so important to every resident is totally unacceptable.

Area 3: Jeanne Mc Hatton LCCN endorses Catton in a very close race. We are equally impressed with the leadership her opponent Bellflower educator John Paul Dryer who would bring a lot to the Board of Trustees if elected. The voters can’t lose with either one of these two candidates.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEASURE B: NO Los Angeles County government officials has no business in policing adult film performers to see if they are wearing condoms, plain and simple.

State Assembly, 57 District: Ian Calderon th

State Assembly, 58th District: Patricia Kotze-Ramos State Assembly, 63rd District: Anthony Rendon

CERRITOS COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Proposition 30: YES

Area 1: Robert “Bob” Arthur Arthur deserves another term on the Cerritos College Board of Trustees, but we urge Arthur to focus on the needs of struggling

Proposition 32: NO Proposition 37: YES Proposition 38: YES

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEASURE J: NO Taxpayers of LA County don’t need another half cent sales tax tacked on them for the next 30 years in the name of socalled “transportation improvements.”

s reported in the LCCNs, the Artesia Counsel is considering drastic change regarding periodic conflicts over the public parking site directly across the street from city hall. Driven by a protest by the Lion’s Club over the lack of parking for their recent pancake breakfast, because the parishioners of Holy Family gobbled them up, the matter was set before city hall. According to the LCCN report, the solutions proposed are extreme: prohibiting parishioners from parking at any time and fining violators, building barriers between the church and the parking, installing parking meters, etc. Hopefully, cooler heads will prevail. A cardinal rule of conflict resolution is never to start with the solutions first. The right way to resolve a conflict is to first define the values and goals of the parties

involved rather than scrambling for solutions to an ill-defined problem. In this case, I would guess all parties would select adequate parking when they need it as their highest goal. Other values might include minimal cost impact to city hall, continued high utilization of an asset (the parking lot), and a way to prevent future conflict. Once the goals of the concerned parties are defined, creative ways should be sought to achieve everyone’s goals and values. The solution that best solves the problem, with the least negative impact, is most often the resolution that ends the conflict. In this case, the simplest solution might be an open parking policy (first come first parked) with exceptions. Authorized Artesia organizations could schedule exclusive parking rights, via a permit, for an authorized event, such as a fundraiser. Once a permit was issued, signs could be posted to the entrance to the parking lot notifying the public that the parking is restricted to patrons for the event with fines going to violators. The city would only need to enforce the parking code on those rare occasions when a permitted event was in progress rather than 24/7. The simplest solution that adequately solves a problem is often the best solution. Charles Sooter

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Area 2: Carmen Avalos Carmen Avalos is a former Trustee, and her election will ensure a strong voice of change that is deeply needed.

Area 4: Marisa K. Perez Voters need to elect Perez for Cerritos College Board of Trustee. She is well rounded and has worked in the PresidentSuperintendent’s office at Long Beach City College, was an associate director of Domestic Policy in the White House and served three years at the Office of Budgeting and Planning in the State of Texas. She will be a huge voice for the community of Hawaiian Gardens and East Lakewood. Area 6: Dr. Sandra Salazar Dr. Sandra Salazar will have the courage to end the abuse created by current

Asian American Political Poll By Rico Dizon Although 43% of Asian Americans support President Barack Obama only 24% are for Mitt Romney, Filipino Americans appear to represent the biggest group among Asian Americans that is pro Republican, a niche held before by the Vietnamese Americans. This is if we agree with the National

and former Cerritos College Trustees who have cashed in on taxpayer funded medical insurance policies for cash in their pockets. Salazar will be a strong advocate for Norwalk and Cerritos residents. We urge her support and election. CERRITOS COLLEGE MEASURE G: NO Cerritos College Job Training and College Transfer Measure. This measure is ill advised and will add more than $350,000,000.00 in bond obligations to local taxpayers for the next generation to pay off. Cerritos College taxpayers still owe money from the last bond measure just a few years back. LA MIRADA MEASURE I: YES The Voters of La Mirada are urged to support Measure I. The City Council unanimously declared a Fiscal Emergency in February due to declining revenues and the elimination of Redevelopment Agencies. This will raise the local sales tax by one percent. La Mirada is a great community and it needs to attract more high-end businesses in the future to expand its sagging revenue stream. Asian American Survey (NAAS) released on Oct. 8 and posted by Rodel Rodis in his column “Telltale Signs,” Philippine News, Oct. 19-25, 2012. In a significant shift from prior surveys the poll revealed that among the 396 Filipinos interviewed by telephone, 27per cent identified themselves as registered Republicans while 24 per cent said they were registered Democrats. Forty five per cent claimed to be independent or non-partisans. The data is extracted from a base total of 3,034 Asian American respondents.

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hile much focus and attention has been placed upon the presidential race and some key propositions for Californians, those aren’t the only contests on the ballot come Nov. 6. Five seats for the Cerritos College Board of Trustees are up for grabs, and for the first time since the College opened its doors more than 50 years ago, those seats will no longer be elected on an “at large” basis; this November, trustees will be elected “by area.” The Cerritos College Faculty Federation (CCFF), the official bargaining and representation unit for the college’s full and part time faculty, conducted candidate forums in partnership with the Associated Students of Cerritos College to give faculty, staff and students a chance to see, hear and question all candidates. Afterwards, the CCFF surveyed faculty, held internal discussions, and has made its official endorsements in the five separate areas where trustees are up for

election. In Area 1, the contest is between incumbent Bob Arthur and challenger Leonard Zuniga. CCFF has endorsed Mr. Arthur. At the faculty-student sponsored forum, Mr. Arthur acknowledged part time faculty contributions, and has publicly supported paying part timers both for one office hour a week as well as for participation in ancillary activities not specifically related to teaching. Further, Mr. Arthur is in favor of reallocating faculty’s summer pro rata pay into the regular salary schedule so that the college can continue to offer students muchneeded courses in the summer at a muchreduced cost to the District. CCFF is also hopeful that Mr. Arthur will recognize and acknowledge the good-will gesture of many faculty who have voluntarily chosen to leave the top-tier health plan offered by the District and enrolled in a cheaper, lesser plan as a way to save the District money

in these economic times. In Area 2, the contest is between incumbent Tom Jackson and former Trustee Carmen Avalos. CCFF has endorsed Mr. Jackson. Many respondents in our survey cited the fact that Mr. Jackson should get our endorsement because he is a former faculty member and has the understandings of the daily ins-and-outs of faculty duties and responsibilities. Mr. Jackson is also highly visible at District and college events. Many of our faculty liked seeing Mr. Jackson at faculty and student sponsored events, such as speaker series or current issue debates. Faculty noted especially Mr. Jackson’s vote for “Plan 2” of the redistricting map when the Board voted to move from at large elections to by area elections. He cast a vote for the most representative plan, and by doing so, demonstrated that he is more concerned about fairness than politics or ideology. We also believe Mr. Jackson is solely focused on

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Cerritos College, without a second elected position to think about, and without ambition for higher office. In Area 3, the contest is between appointed incumbent Jean McHatton and challenger John Paul Drayer. This was a tough decision and a very close contest according to our surveys. Both candidates are likeable, reasonable, and well versed on educational issues; both have deep roots in education. Mrs. McHatton was a former teacher and principal, a director of curriculum, and has been extremely active on the college’s Foundation Board. Mr. Drayer has taught in both Bellflower and Los Angeles Unified and is a community activist; his entire family attended Cerritos College at one time or another. However, CCFF has chosen to endorse Mrs. McHatton because she has experience as a Trustee and has demonstrated, in her short time as a board member that she is willing to reach out to and work with all constituencies on campus. In Area 4, the contest is between incumbent Dr. Ted Edmiston and challenger Marisa Perez. CCFF has endorsed Mrs. Perez. While CCFF appreciates Dr. Edmiston’s service to the college – and especially his past leadership in the realm of instructional technology – one look at Mrs. Perez’ resume and it is apparent Mrs. Perez will make a fine Trustee. She has a long and impressive professional history of working in and with municipalities and other organizations that are very similar to a college district. She has worked as an advisor in the administrations of a former Governor, a former President, and locally, for former LA Mayor Richard Riordan as well as current Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Most of her work has been in the area of budgetary planning and budget analysis, a skillset (and a wealth of experience) that is much needed in a Trustee at Cerritos College right now. In Area 6, the contest is between incumbent Dr. Tina Cho and challenger Dr. Sandra Salazar. CCFF has given a dual endorsement in this race. We like both candidates and feel they will both represent the college well; therefore, we have officially endorsed both Dr. Cho as well as Dr. Salazar. Our faculty favors Dr. Cho for her advocacy on behalf of faculty in recent years, and for her courage to ask difficult questions in discussions at board meetings. We like Dr. Salazar because of her constant focus on student success, her wanting to use this position as a way to ensure other underserved students get the opportunities she had, and finally, her own lived experience as a first generation college student. While our endorsing both may seem atypical, none wanted to support one over the other, and none wanted to let either go without support.

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was opponent Orozco: “Its voter fraud, plain and simple, and he may have committed a felony in my book.” “I first started having reservations about Mr. Franco when we noticed that a majority of his donors were from outside Downey, from the city of Huntington Park, and most of these donors are direct political allies of Assessor John Noguez,” Orozco told LCCN. Noguez was still in a county jail cell as of Thursday night facing dozens of felony counts of money laundering,

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fraud and other charges in the largest political corruption case in the history of LA County. “I think Mr. Franco needs to withdraw from this campaign, based upon the information Los Cerritos Community Newspaper has been able to prove about his residency,” Orozco said. Several calls into Franco by LCCN have not been returned as of 2 p.m. on Thursday. Exclusive documents can be found at loscerritosnews.net

Copy of Property Record Report showing Franco purchasing the house in Downey in May 2007. The lot and tract number match the Raviller address. Franco Voter registration card changed in 2010.

Franco was registered in Bell Gardens but lived in Downey. He voted in Bell Gardens 2007-2010 while living in Downey.

Property records showing Franco lived in Downey since 2007. The map and tract number match the Downey address.

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What is Measure J? The Metro Board of Directors authorized placing Measure J before voters in Los Angeles County. Measure J will extend for 30 additional years the existing one-half cent sales tax that was approved in 2008 and is currently set to expire in 2039 (Measure R). The additional funds will be used to secure bonds, which will allow Metro to accelerate construction of traªc relieving projects and the related job creation. To view the expenditure plan and the full text of Measure J, please visit metro.net/measurej.

ExpressLanes Open November 10 Metro ExpressLanes debuts November 10 with the opening of an 11-mile stretch on the I-110 Harbor Freeway. Solo drivers can use the lanes for a toll, while carpools, vanpools, buses and motorcycles travel toll-free. All motorists need a FasTrak® account and transponder to travel in the ExpressLanes. To get yours, visit metro.net/expresslanes.

TAP Is Your Ticket Whatever type of fare you’re using, it must be loaded on a TAP card to ride any Metro Rail line or the Metro Orange line. Starting soon in stations with turnstiles, expect them to be locked. Before entering, tap the target on the right side of the turnstile with your valid TAP card in order to pass through.

Feds Approve $546 Million For Crenshaw Line The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project received a $546 million federal loan to accelerate construction of a light rail line in the Crenshaw District. The 8.5-mile line will connect the Metro Green Line and the Metro Expo Line at Crenshaw and Exposition boulevards. For more information visit metro.net/crenshaw.

Metro Improving Park-And-Ride Lots Power sweeping and graªti abatement is already underway as Metro has begun rehabilitating more than 40 Caltrans park-and-ride lots adjacent to freeways throughout LA County. Legislation was signed in law last month that allows Metro to assume responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the state-owned lots.

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Pacific Symphony’s Opening Night Celebration, Raises $180,000 For Symphony Programs Orange County, Calif.—Sept. 26, 2012—It truly was la dolce vita (the sweet life) for Pacific Symphony when more than 250 guests joined in for “Festa di Firenze” and celebrated Opening Night 2012 with all the passion and flavor of Italy. Taking place Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Westin South

by the Symphony’s board of directors and co-chaired by Ruth Ann and John Evans for the second year in a row, the Florence, Italy-themed event featured musical performances highlighting the season ahead, and guests enjoyed an ambience inspired by the Tuscan countryside—sunflowers, olive and terra cotta drapery and the aroma of fresh rosemary. Thanks in part to presenting sponsor South Coast Plaza and retail partner Tourbillon and Omega, the event netted approximately $180,000 for the Symphony’s artistic and educational programs. The festivities began at 5 p.m. at the Westin where guests were treated to a parade of Italian flavors including cocktails, a flatbread pizza station, pis[l-r] Opening Night Co-Chairs John and Ruth Ann tachio gorgonzola risotto Evans with Susan St. Clair and Music Director of the cakes, and melon wrapped in prosciuttto. After an Pacific Symphony Carl St. Clair. hour of socializing, everyone was ushered into Coast Plaza, guests enjoyed an elabo- the ballroom, where they were greeted rate Italian dinner followed by a mu- by Symphony President John Forsyte, sical feast, intermission reception and the event’s co-chairs and Music Direcafter-party to kick off the 2012-13 Hal tor Carl St.Clair, who expressed deep and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foun- thanks to the Hal and Jeanette Segerdation Classical series. At the center strom Family Foundation for their was reverred pianist André Watts, ninth year supporting the Classical sewho gave a thrill-ride performance of ries. The Symphony’s principal Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Hosted cellist, Timothy Landauer, and pia-

nist Hye-Young Kim performed Pa- Watts took on the grand and Romanganini’s Variations on One String on tic Second Piano Concerto by Brahms, a Theme from “Moses” by Rossini. and was met by an exuberant standing Then, opera-star Suzan Hanson, ac- ovation. companied by Kim, sung Vissi d’arte from Puccini’s “Tosca” and Vilja from Lehar’s “The Merry Widow,” to everyone’s aural delight. Guests enjoyed a scrumptious meal of butternut squash ravioli with brown butter sage sauce and Sole Florentine with lemon garlic vinaigrette, sauteed [l-r] President of the Pacific Symphony John Forsyte, Mispinach, spaghetti chelle Forsyte, with supporters DeDe and Alex McKinnon. squash with lemon and mint, risotto and rustic bread, The party continued through intertopped off with a delicious tiramisu misison in the upper level Box Circle with whipped cream,vanilla sauce and lobby of the concert hall with a warm berries. thank you to the evening’s artist sponA fanfare of trumpeters led guests sors Mike and Ellie Gordon, who to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom spoke at the podium. After the concert, Concert Hall, where they entered via a guests returned to the Westin’s Poolred carpet for the main event, the con- side Terrace Pavilion for a gelato bar of cert—“André Watts Plays Brahms”— authentic Italian flavors: Panna Cotta, beginning at 8 p.m. Maestro St.Clair Gianduia, Amarena Cherry and Manand the orchestra opened the pro- go Sorbetto; as well as champagne, gram with Johann Strauss, Jr.’s lively more dessert and dancing to the tunes Overture to “Die Fledermaus,” which of RamFunkshus, as well as a surprise contrasted with the sophistication visit by the star himself—André Watts. of Richard Strauss’ Suite from “Der For more information on the SymphoRosenkavalier,” packed with colorful ny, please call (714) 755-5799 or visit operatic orchestration. For the finale, PacificSymphony.org.

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or around $45-50 million for the five year period. However, a recent study by the city tax consultant revealed the revenue was miscalculated, and the city will only receive $4-5 million annually instead, generating $20-25 million total, and falling short of the $67 million total needed. The city declared a fiscal emergency in April of this year and a citizen’s task force was formed twice in the last three years to study the issue.

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Costumed superheroes, fairy princesses, ghost and goblins will fill the night with laughter at the City of La Mirada’s annual Halloweenfest on Wednesday, October 31 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Neff Estate. The event will feature a haunted maze, Jack-O-Lantern contest, games, crafts and tasty food for sale. This family-oriented event is perfect for the entire family. A costume contest for patrons and their pets will take place throughout the evening. Arrive early to enter and win! The costume contest categories and start times are as follows: Pets: 4:40 p.m. Ages:2 and under 5:00 p.m. 3 to 5 5:30 p.m. 6 to 8 6:00 p.m. 9 to 12 6:30 p.m. 13 and up 7:00 p.m. For more information, call Community Services at (562) 943-7277.

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Aurora Ledesma Robert Mildner Ardener Harmon Adie Swindall Jr.

All units to include but not limited to tools, furniture, electronics, household items and misc. items unless otherwise specified.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 12-0064281 Title Order No. 12-0113880 APN No. 7165-016-030 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/23/2010. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by LANE TURNER AND VIRGINIA TURNER, HUSBAND AND WIFE, dated 11/23/2010 and recorded 12/2/2010, as Instrument No. 20101767646, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/13/2012 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California 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: 5925 IBBETSON AVENUE, LAKEWOOD, CA, 90713. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $481,963.14. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state.Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-0064281. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/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 # 1006.169437 10/19, 10/26, 11/02/2012

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S No. 1363132-10 APN: 8042-007-006 TRA: 006909 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx0149 REF: Kamerer, Mark IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED January 07, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On November 07, 2012, at 9:00am, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded January 21, 2005, as Inst. No. 05 0156015 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, executed by Mark O Kamerer, a Married Man, as His Sole and Separate Property, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the financial code and authorized to do business in this state: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 14210 Gagely Dr. La Mirada, CA 90638. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $286,625.22. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (619)590-1221 or visit the internet website www.rppsales.com, using the file number assigned to this case 136313210. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. For sales information: (619)590-1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: October 10, 2012. (R420230 10/18/2012, 10/25, 11/01)

APN: 8065-007-012 TS No: CA0900204812-1 TO No: 5907596 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/16/2007. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11/14/2012 at 09:00 AM, Vineyard Ballroom at Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, 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 02/27/2007 as Instrument No. 20070420913 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by ENRIQUE MAGDALENO AND PATRICIA MAGDALENO, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP,, as Trustor(s), in favor of E*TRADE WHOLESALE LENDING CORP. as Lender and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC as nominee for Lender, its successors and/or assigns 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: 15217 MANZANARES ROAD , LA MIRADA, CA 90638 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 $400,857.41 (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. Notice to Potential Bidders If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a Trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a Trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same Lender may hold more than one mortgage or Deed of Trust on the property. Notice to Property Owner The sale date shown on this Notice of Sale may be postponed one or more times by the Mortgagee, Beneficiary, Trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about Trustee Sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call Auction.com at 800.280.2832 for information regarding the Trustee's Sale or visit the Internet Web site address on the previous page for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA09002048-12-1. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATE: 10/12/2012 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA09002048-12-1 17100 Gillette Ave, Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Lupe Tabita, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.Auction.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL AUCTION.COM AT 800.280.2832 TRUSTEE CORPS MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P993535 10/19, 10/26, 11/02/2012

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and follow through with the agreement, she would like her contribution to be returned. In a letter dated Oct. 31, 2011 Hager asserted the agreement she and the Foundation had made with Mrs. Hu and the ABC Cabinet was that Grace Hu’s name would be prominently displayed on the building and in the main lobby area. Because construction had not yet begun, no official move to name the building was made. Pulido Recommendation The controversy about naming the Media Facility arose when City Councilman and former school board member Mark Pulido and some alumni put forward the name of the late Bob Beal, Whitney’s first principal. Pulido wanted the Center should be named in his honor. The councilman was very vocal about the naming and said Beal was principal when he was a student at Whitney and students of his generation have fond memories of him. Pulido held a large rally promoting the former principal be so honored. Hager responded the building should focus on Whitney’s current and future students not the past. “I think people who have played important roles in Whitney’s history should be remembered, but not through this project.” She said the focus of this project is to help Whitney students stay competitive in the modern NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TTD No.: 20111079564302 Loan No.: 10755097 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01-23-2007 UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11-09-2012 at 11:00 A.M., TITLE TRUST DEED SERVICE COMPANY, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 03-22-2007, as Instrument No. 20070647222, in book -, page -, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA , executed by BRUCE CHUL HA WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) at BY THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED AT 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, POMONA, CA All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, and State described as: APN No.: 7022-009-020 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 18012 STOWERS AVE CERRITOS CA 90703-8925 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale of property will be made in "as is" condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $261,848.51 The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 for information regarding the trustee's sale, or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap. com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20111079564302. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 10-16-2012 TITLE TRUST DEED SERVICES COMPANY BRENDA B. PEREZ, AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com 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. We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose whether received orally or in writing. A-4316482 10/19/2012, 10/26/2012, 11/02/2012

world of technology and entertainment (graphic arts, computer programming, film masking, performing arts etc) to support them with the tools and academic skills they need to continue into their best math colleges. The idea is to broaden their elective classes and programs to be offered.” Hager asserted that Beal had nothing to do with this vision and knew nothing of the best match of philosophy so his name on the project did not make sense. Why not name the gym after him or the MPR? she asked. The Whitney Foundation also contended it should be named after Grace Hu who contributed the seed money needed to get the State Grant. At the Nov. 8, 2011 school board meeting Dr. Gary Smuts denied that his cabinet had given its approval about naming the building after Mrs. Hu. “Only the school board can give that approval. “he stated. However, Hager reiterated the ABC Cabinet had approved the agreement she made with Mrs. Hu that Mrs. Hu’s name would be prominently displayed on the building and in the main lobby area. She ended her letter by saying that Grace Hu and her donation, in her and the Foundation’s opinion should be respected because without those two entities, there would be nothing to discuss.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 120061262 Doc ID #0001593289162005N Title Order No. 12-0108262 Investor/Insurer No. 159328916 APN No. 8037-049-002 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/15/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by THERESA E ALFONSO, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 03/15/2007 and recorded 3/23/2007, as Instrument No. 20070663265, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/14/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 16307 GLEN ALDER COURT, LA MIRADA, CA, 90638. 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 $902,251.60. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder's Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 12-0061262. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: -- Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.A-4303634 10/19/2012, 10/26/2012, 11/02/2012

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S. No: F537714 CA Unit Code: F Loan No: 0999918014/ RODAS Investor No: 169023745 AP #1: 7054029-008 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, as duly appointed Trustee under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashier's, certified or other checks specified in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: DAVID J. RODAS, JEANNETTE H. RODAS Recorded December 16, 2005 as Instr. No. 05 3104148 in Book --- Page --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded July 6, 2012 as Instr. No. 20121002668 in Book --- Page --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 2, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 19403 ALBERT AVE, CERRITOS, CA 90703 "(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness)." Said Sale of property will be made in "as is" condition without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: NOVEMBER 7, 2012, AT 10:30 A.M. *NEAR THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED AT 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA POMONA, CA 91766 At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $250,177.26. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 480-5690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690 or visit this Internet Web site: http://www.tacforeclosures.com/sales, using the file number assigned to this case F537714 F. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. Date: October 5, 2012 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary CINDY GASPAROVIC, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive, Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868-0000 The Beneficiary may be attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. If available , the expected opening bid and/ or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or (800) 8430260 ext 5690 or you may access sales information at http://www.tacforeclosures.com/sales TAC# 960058 PUB: 10/18/12, 10/25/12, 11/01/12


La Palma General Plan Update Under Study At its Oct. 16 meeting, the La Palma City Council forwarded the next steps in the city’s General Plan update process to the new City Council who will take it up next spring. The City Council’s action followed an extensive public outreach process indicating more alternatives were needed to address public concerns. California law requires cities to periodically update their General Plan which establishes policy direction regarding housing, commercial business development, infrastructure, public services, and parks. The Council examined the results from the public outreach process and four possible options, including forwarding the next steps to the newly seated City Council after the November election. The options also include making no land use changes; making changes to all areas previously identified under redevel-

opment as opportunity areas for new development or reinvestment (about 10% of the city), and a staff recommended lesser change option which provides for more development flexibility on some opportunity areas, but with lower levels of development and potential residential density. City Manager Ellen Volmert indicated, “The recommended option was developed to respond to resident concerns. It reduced the scale and density of possible changes while adding flexibility and possible senior housing to create opportunities for residents to age in place.” When the City Council takes up the General Plan in the spring, they will review and select an option for a Draft Plan which will then be the focus for the impact study. Regardless of the option selected, the study must also look at an option with less change and a no change

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Cerritos College Board Candidate Forum Scheduled The Cerritos College Project HOPE Parent Group will hold a Cerritos Community College District’s candidate forum Nov. 3. for candidates vying for four open seats on the Cerritos College Board of Trustees this November. The forum will take place at in the Cerritos College Classroom Building Room 101 at 9 a.m. The candidates seeking a seat on the College Board of Trustees are:

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year…he keeps us in every game. His decision making has gotten better since his sophomore year.” Hunley put his team in the lead again with a 34-yard score less than two minutes after Galan’s touchdown. Then Hunley accounted for all 50 yards on seven carries to increase Bellflower’s lead to 20-12 with 5:43 left in the third quarter. Hunley, who was a workhorse against Norwalk with 264 yards on 44 carries, had 244 yards on 28 carries against Artesia and is second in the league with 1,319 yards and 13 touchdowns. “We told them No. 21 is the best running back you’ll see all year and [Bellflower] knows he’s the best running back,” Veach said. “They’re going to give him the ball as much as they can.” After a 17-yard touchdown from Johnathan Turner made it 27-12, the Bucs were looking for more but junior lineman Lene Lauti recovered an onside kick, which led to Artesia comeback over the last 13 minutes of the game. In fact, Bellflower would run only eight more plays the remainder of the game. “Lene recovering that onside kick was huge,” Veach said. “We did something that they did last week against Norwalk and it’s a tough thing to guard against because it’s the way they start shifting around. You don’t know if they’re going to kick it to the short side or the long side. We prepared for it. They got us with it earlier in the game but then at halftime we went over everything again.” Artesia will have tonight off as the result of a forfeit victory against Cerritos, which now gives the Pioneers a 3-6 mark overall and 2-3 in the circuit. Veach and others will scout the John Glenn-Norwalk game tonight as the Pioneers will host Glenn on Nov. 2. The Pioneers are still alive for a playoff spot as the season could end with three teams finishing tied for third place with 3-3 league records. If that should happen, a coin flip would be needed to determine who goes into the playoffs as the automatic third place representative. Last three meetings between Artesia and Glenn have been decided by no more than six points with the Eagles winning the last two. Since 1998, Artesia has a 5-2 home record against Glenn, the best home mark against any league team in the past 14 seasons. “We’ll get ready for Glenn,” Veach said. “I told the kids after the game we have two weeks to prepare for Glenn and this is a team that record-wise is similar to us. They have a great player over there in [senior running back] Steven Reed and you have to prepare for him. We don’t want to end the season with a loss.”


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igh school volleyball teams celebrate in their own ways after a victory, then there’s the way La Mirada celebrated following its come from behind win over Cerritos this past Tuesday. The Matadores knew that they couldn’t win a Suburban League championship but they had their eyes on something that has eluded head coach Linda Reich and her teams since 2008-second place. Since winning the league title in 2008, La Mirada had finished in third place up until now. And the 13-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 15-8 victory over the host Lady Dons assured La Mirada of an excellent chance of second place. Afterwards, the team jumped up and down on its side of the court as if it had won a championship. “It was really important,” Reich said. “It helps solidify second place; we don’t have it for sure. We haven’t taken second over Cerritos or Mayfair in three years. We knew we couldn’t win the [league] championship but we knew we could get a solid second if we played solid throughout the rest of the season.” The Matadores improved to 8-2 in league action and with a win over Bellflower on Oct. 25 can officially claim second place. For the defending co-league champion Lady Dons, they fell to 7-9 overall and 5-4 in the circuit. They were in fourth place and a game behind Norwalk, who they hosted on Oct. 25. “Standings don’t really matter to me,” said Cerritos head coach Khanh Vo. “If you win it all, then it’s nice and great. But if you’re second, third or fourth, to me, as long

as you get a little bit better each day, I can live with that.” Cerritos was leading two sets to one and had a 16-10 lead in the fourth set before Reich called a time out. Following an ace from Cerritos senior outside hitter Arnelle Duru, Nicole Springer’s kill gave La Mirada the momentum it needed for the remainder of the match. Her kill was the first of six straight points and 15 of the final 17 points of the set. Springer would have four kills and an ace that landed inches from the back line to end the set while Sara Hickman added three kills as part of those final 15 points. “At that timeout I reminded the girls that Cerritos is about to take our chance of second place by ourselves away if we don’t turn the game around right now,” Reich said. “They wanted it that bad. They don’t want to be third behind Cerritos and Mayfair again. We have to have some type of little platform to work for and I’m proud of them.” After the Lady Dons went ahead 3-1 in the fifth set, it was all La Mirada as it scored the next four points and never trailed again. Cerritos got to within 6-5 on a kill from senior middle blocker Bali Leffall Young and 10-6 on her 11th and last kill of the match. Cerritos jumped out to a commanding 13-3 lead in the first set on the strength of Duru (seven kills), Leffall Young (two blocks) and junior libero Rachael Fitterer (three aces). Throughout the set, La Mirada was unable to score more than three consecutive points at any time but turned it around in the second set and led the entire way with the exception of two ties at 3-3 and 10-10. With La Mirada clinging to a 20-18 lead, Springer put down a kill, then served two straight aces to give the visitors that edge to tie the match. “It was fundamentals; it just happened,” Reich said of the first set. “Their tough serving took us out of our game and then we fi-

nally got out of that rotation, but it was just catch-up from there. They did it to us. We had a lot of errors, but Cerritos was tough. They were hitting the ball well and blocking the ball well in that first game. But we knew we couldn’t just roll over and we didn’t.” La Mirada was poised to go up two sets to one and led 22-20. But a kill from junior outside hitter Mariah Gonzalez allowed her to serve the final four points of the set, which included a pair of aces and a kill plus another kill from Duru. Duru (three kills), Gonzalez (three kills), Leffall Young (three kills) and some timely serving helped spark the big lead in the fourth set. Duru had three aces and sophomore setter Kaitlyn Bales added two aces. This was the second time this season that Cerritos had squandered a chance to defeat La Mirada and stay close to Mayfair in the standings. On Sept. 27, Cerritos won the first two sets, then scored 37points in the final three sets as La Mirada rallied for the win. La Mirada’s season sweep was the first time since 2008 it had accomplished that feat against Cerritos. “In the first match, their two middles went off against us because I had Arnelle playing on the right instead of the left,” Vo said. “Today, their wings went off because we couldn’t figure out how to close the gaps on the defense. Credit to La Mirada. They beat us two different ways.” Hickman led La Mirada with 16 kills while Valerie Montoya added 13 kills. For the Lady Dons, Duru had 23 kills followed by 16 from Gonzalez and 11 from Leffall Young. The rest of the team had two kills. “The downfall with this new lineup is that I put a lot of pressure on Kaitlyn to find Mariah because Mariah is in the front row by herself in two rotations,” Vo said. “If we can serve and pass, we win. We didn’t serve and pass.”

Cerritos College Administrator Receives 2012 Professional Recognition Award Dr. Lucinda Aborn making an acceptance Dean of Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) at Cerritos College, received the 2012 Professional Recognition Award from the California Association for Higher Education and Disability (CAPED) during the 37th annual conference held in Sacramento on October 9. The Professional Recognition Award recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions on the part of a CAPED member to the education for students with disabilities. Dr. Aborn has worked in the field of disability services for over 20 years. She has also worked at El Camino College and California State University, Northridge.

The CAPED Professional Recognition award recognizes Dr. Aborn's contributions to her profession by publishing numerous articles and presentations at conferences such as at the International Association on Higher Education and Disability, Innsbruck, Austria in 2010. Most recently, Dr. Aborn contributed to the writing of the Distance Education Accessibility Guidelines 2010 for the California Community College Chancellor's Office. Dr. Aborn has been recognized many times for her outstanding work and accomplishments. She received El Camino College's Distinguished Woman Award in 2002 and was honored by Manhattan Beach Unified School District with the Visionary

Award in 1997 for her work in High School Transition Services. In order to better serve students with disabilities, Dr. Aborn has secured grants for the college in excess of $4.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education: TRIO Student Support Services, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS) Rehabilitation Services Administration (ARA), Funds for the Improvement of Post-secondary Education (FIPSE), and a Fulbright International Collaborative Grant with the University of Silesia, Poland. Dr. Aborn served as the President of CAPED from 2004-2006. The award is a testament to her commitment to serving individuals with disabilities.

La Mirada will end the regular season at Norwalk on Monday while Cerritos will participate in the Chadwick Tournament on Saturday, visit Mayfair on Monday and host last place John Glenn on Wednesday before jumping into the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division IIIAA playoffs. “I told them there are pros and cons to everything,” Vo said. “The way they approached [this match] was poor and I didn’t like the way they approached…not agreeing with calls, especially in the last game. It comes with the territory when you have brand new players on the right side. I thought overall we fought pretty hard but we didn’t figure out little details of the game.”

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562 926-7317 Serving our community for over 32 years! NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 12-02188-3 Loan No: 0075867309 APN 7050012-001 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED June 11, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On November 16, 2012, at 11:00 AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766, FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on June 18, 2007, as Instrument No. 20071459831 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, CA, executed by: GERARDO CARLOS WELTI AND ELIA WELTI, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, NA, 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: 11518 BERTHA ST, CERRITOS, CA 90703-6706 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder`s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714.730.2727 or visit this Internet Web site www. lpsasap.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-02188-3. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s Sale is estimated to be $513,420.61 (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: October 26, 2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, TRUSTEE 135 Main Street, Suite 1900 San Francisco, CA 94105 415-247-2450 Jason Kane Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714.730.2727 A-4318266 10/26/2012, 11/02/2012, 11/09/2012

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562-760-3133 Lic # 740178 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 120063898 Doc ID #000778350712005N Title Order No. 12-0114012 Investor/Insurer No. 077835071 APN No. 8044-029-028 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/17/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JI SUN LEE, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 09/17/2004 and recorded 9/24/2004, as Instrument No. 04 2457851, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/19/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 13972 RAMHURST DRIVE NO. 1, LA MIRADA, CA, 90638. 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 $234,453.57. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee's Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder's Office. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0063898. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-4304530 10/26/2012, 11/02/2012, 11/09/2012

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CITY OF CERRITOS CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF REVENUES, EXPENDITURES AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCE/WORKING CAPITAL FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2012

Total Expenditures Expenditures Net of Functional Revenues: General Government Public Safety Transportation Community Development Health Culture and Leisure Public Utilities Other TOTAL Exp/Rev/Net Expenditues General Revenues: Taxes Licenses and Permits Fines and Forfeitures Revenue from Use of Money and Property Intergovernmental State Intergovernmental County Other Taxes In-Lieu Other TOTAL General Revenues

$

$

15,491,359 15,631,440 8,110,957 4,659,458 4,373,009 19,230,061 15,872,678 400,158 83,769,120

Functional Revenues

$

$

120,982 2,171,342 4,185,746 2,105,495 109,407 7,073,780 13,869,289 263,818 29,899,859

Net Expenditures / (Excess) Revenues

$

$

$

$

Excess / (Deficiency) of General Revenue Over Net Expenditures

15,370,377 13,460,098 3,925,211 2,553,963 4,263,602 12,156,281 2,003,389 136,340 53,869,261

33,677,708 695,476 12,151,228 56,873 46,581,285

(7,287,976)

Excess / (Deficiency) of Internal Service Charges Over Expenses

83,673

Beginning Fund Balance / Working Capital Extraordinary Item-Dissolution of CRA Additional Change in Working Capital

218,872,190 (10,457,099) 1,169,485

Ending Fund Balance / Working Capital

$

202,380,273

Appropriation Limit as of Fiscal Year End

$

100,821,244

Total Annual Appropriation Subject to the Limit as of Fiscal Year End

$

32,881,460

Note: Published pursuant to Government Code section 40804 of the State of California by the City of Cerritos. For further information, please call (562) 860-0311.

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Gonsalves Elementary Fall Festival Fundraiser Set The public is invited to attend Gonsalves Elementary School’s second annual fundraiser festival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is chaired by the Gonsalves Booster Club Special Events Committee and will be held at the school, located at 13650 Park Street in Cerritos. Attendees can purchase items from food trucks, as well as cotton candy, and popcorn. Game booths, a variety of inflatables, a pie eating contest, and raffles for

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Continued from page 9 gional Medical Center, an dof course your newspaper, have demonstrated overwhelming support for Activate Hawaiian Gardens. It’s very important that all stakeholders work in concert with each other. The more people we speak to about the campaign, the more support we develop. But I am not surprised at the response to help from so many passionate people. This is indicative of the community. I am highly encouraged by our progress and confident that we will change these statistics in the years to come. Q: What is the current status of Activate Hawaiian Gardens? A: Currently, we are working with ABC Unified to establish and prepare for implementation of our educational programs. In this first year, our plan is to reach and educate the parents and teachers of our students. This provides the foundation for the coming years, when we will begin working with the students directly. Q: Who is funding Activate Hawaiian

themed baskets will also be offered. Children will also be given the opportunity to come dressed in their Halloween costumes and participate in a costume contest. In addition to all of this, attendees will have the chance to dunk the Principal, Mr. Benko, in the dunk tank! Proceeds will assist in preserving the school’s choral and art programs. For more information contact gonsalvesbooster@ gmail.com with the subject line “ATTN: Special Events.” Gardens? A: To date, the cost of the planning, research and development process has been born by Tri-City Regional Medical Center. We received our first grant/donation from Sam’s Club of Long Beach. I have to mention that the General Manager of Sam’s Club, Jim Black, is very supportive of Activate Hawaiian Gardens. I am happy and thankful to report that recently, the Irving Moskowitz Foundation also made a generous contribution to this effort. We extend our special thanks to Mrs. Cherna Moskowitz and David Moskowitz, M.D. for their support. This donation has helped fund our recent successful Community Health Fair and also will provide some preliminary seed money for the initial launch of this program, and to start submitting grant applications to fund our multi-year campaign. Q: How can someone get more information about the program? A: They may email me at ak@tri-cityrmc.org. Our website, www. activatehawaiiangardens.org will be online soon.

CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF AVAILABLITY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES PROPOSAL FOR ENGINEERING, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FOR INSTALLATION OF BUS SHELTERS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS Notice is hereby given that the City of Hawaiian Gardens invites sealed Professional Engineering Services Proposal pertaining to the item(s) listed below: SEALED PROPOSALS DUE: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. LOCATION OF PROPOSALS DUE: City of Hawaiian Gardens Office of Community Development Director Community Development Department 21815 Pioneer Boulevard Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716 SEALED PROPOSALS: The city of Hawaiian Gardens invites sealed Professional Engineering Services Proposals for Engineering, Design and Construction Management Services to install six (6) new bus shelters and upgrade nine (9) existing bus shelters at various locations in the City of Hawaiian Gardens and will receive such proposals in the office of Community Development Director in the Community Development Department, 21815 Pioneer Boulevard, Hawaiian Gardens, California 90716, up to the hour of 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Copies of the Proposal are available on the city’s website www.hgcity.org or from the City of Hawaiian Gardens, Community Development Department, 21815 Pioneer Boulevard, Hawaiian Gardens. Should you have any questions regarding this project please contact the City of Hawaiian Gardens at (562) 420-2641, x 208 or 216. Published at Los Cerritos Community Newspaper 10/26/12

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PURCHASE OF DEPOSIT LIABILITIES Notice is hereby given that First Choice Bank, 17414 Carmenita Road, Cerritos, California 90703, has filed with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation an application to purchase from Evergreen International Bank, deposits and related liabilities, which will be transferred to the main office of First Choice Bank in Cerritos upon close of the transaction. 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 its regional office, 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 2300, San Francisco, California 94105 not later than November 17, 2012, the 30th day following the date of the first required publication. The non-confidential portions of the application are on file at the Corporation's office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the non-confidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request. Published pursuant to Section 303.7(c) of the rules and regulations of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. October 18, 2012

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Accepting a check in the amount of $500 from Cerritos Optimist Club President Jack Reidy at the club’s Oct. 18 meeting are Cerritos High School Octagon President Shashank Somg and Treasurer Mina Han with Octagon Advisor Jane Kinoshita. Sponsored by the Optimist Club, the Octagon club meets every other Monday on the high school campus in Room 608. Shashank said the club has between 20-30 members. New members are welcome and can sign up in room 608 during snack or lunch periods. Membership fee is $12. The next general meeting is on Oct. 29. He said club events include: Oct. 31 - Halloween Festival; Nov. 1 - Snack Sale Bagging; Nov. 4 - Cupcake Camp; Nov 5-9 - Snack Sale; and Nov. 17 - Campus Cleanup. This past Oct. 21 the club participated in Red Ribbon Week Poster Making. Other activities include the Optimist Annual Pancake Breakfast for the Cerritos Girls Softball League, and its participation in the Optimists Christmas Food Drive for needy families.

Trustee Sale No. : 20110033500823 Title Order No.: 110310691 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/03/2007. 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. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 08/28/2007 as Instrument No. 20072008345 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: EVELYN P. RIBAS, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 11/08/2012 TIME OF SALE: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: BEHIND THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED IN CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, POMONA CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 12361 LA JARA LN, CERRITOS, CALIFORNIA 90703 APN#: 7024001-040 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $463,378.84. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale , and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder 's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 916-939-0772 for information regarding the trustee's sale or visit this Internet Web site www.nationwideposting.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20110033500823. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: NATIONWIDE POSTING & PUBLICATION A DIVISION OF FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY 5005 WINDPLAY DRIVE, SUITE 1 EL DORADO HILLS, CA 95762-9334 916-939-0772 www.nationwideposting.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 10/11/2012 NPP0209127 LOS CERRITOS COMMUNITY NEWS 10/19/2012, 10/26/2012, 11/02/2012

T.S. No.: 2011-00998 Loan No.: 9900049997 APN: 7022-017-025 TRA No.: 02567 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/14/2005 UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States by cash, a cashier's check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Sunny Kim, an unmarried woman, Beneficiary Name: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as nominee for Clarion Mortgage Capital, Inc. Duly Appointed Trustee: Integrated Lender Services, a Delaware Corporation and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 06/22/2005, as Instrument No. 05-1467674, in book XXX, page XXX, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California. Date of Sale: 11/16/2012, at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $450,421.04. The property heretofore is being sold "as is." The street Address or other common designation of real property is purported to be: 13906 Rose Street, Cerritos, CA 90703. As more fully described on said deed of Trust. A.P.N.: 7022-017025. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (619) 590-1221 or visit this Internet Web site www.rppsales.com using the file number assigned to this case 2011-00998. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Date: 10/17/2012. Integrated Lender Services, a Delaware Corporation, as Trustee, 2411 West La Palma Avenue, Suite 350 – Bldg. 1, Anaheim, CA 92801 (800) 232-8787, For Sale Information please call (619)590-1221. Linda Mayes, Senior Trustee Sale Officer. (R-420505)

Trustee Sale No. 22521CA Title Order No. 6529106 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/14/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11/16/2012 at 09:00 AM, MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE f/k/a MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 08/30/2007, Book , Page , Instrument 20072029134 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: WILLIAM RADABAUGH AND ANITA E. RADABAUGH, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR ALL HOME LENDING, INC., 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 convenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possesssion, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the notes (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: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766 Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $577,723.69 The street address and other common designation of the real property purported as: 17606 KENSINGTON AVENUE , Cerritos, CA 90703 APN Number: 7022-019-012 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not the property itself. Placing the highest bid at trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 573-1965 or visit this Internet Web site www. Priorityposting.com , using the file number assigned to this case 22521CA. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. DATE: 10/16/2012 MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE f/k/a MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE 3 SAN JOAQUIN PLAZA, SUITE 215, NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 Sales Line: (714) 573-1965 OR (702) 586-4500 JESSE FERNANDEZ, PUBLICATION LEAD MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE IS ASSISTING THE BENEFICIARY TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P994341 10/26, 11/2, 11/09/2012


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