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Roots That Rock: Jeffrey Halford and the Healers at San Pedro Square Market Friday July 31st, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm San Pedro Square Market 87 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110 Info:facebook.com/spsmbar Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns Tuesday July 28th- Sunday January 10th, 2015 11:00 am-5:00 pm San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113 Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market Fri Jul 31 10:00 am – 2:00pm San Pedro Square Between Santa Clara and St. John Streets, San Jose, CA Info:sjdowntown.com/ events/sjda-events/farmersmarket-presented-by-kaiserpermanente/ Santa Clara County Fair Thursday July 30th -Sunday August 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm Santa Clara County Fairgrounds 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA 95111

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PELOSI, HOYER, CLYBURN -- House & Senate Democrats have Event to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-S.F., CA) and members of the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses held a commemoration ceremony for the Voting Rights Act, 1965. This event was held on the House East Front steps. (Read More Online). Santa Clara County Board, Office of Education commemorate Head Start milestone SAN JOSE, CA – A commitment to a half-century of providing educational services to preschool children from low-income families and a resolve to continue serving our youngest learners was on full display at a recent meeting of the Santa Clara County Board of Education (SCCBOE) (Read More Online). Robocalls: The Do Not Call Registry Epidemic Even though my phone number is listed in the National Do Not Call Registry, I’ve started to receive Robocalls on my mobile phone. It’s more than a mild annoyance. On a bad day I’ll receive two or three of them, and about once a day I receive an unwanted Robotext (Read More Online).

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$20 - $60 Info: sjearthquakes.com/ Escape From the Mysterious Room SJ Saturday August 1st, 2015 Various times Real Escape Game San Jose 777 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113 $29 - $33 Info:realescapegame.com/sjmroom/ WWE Monday Night RAW Monday August 3rd, 2015 4:30 pm SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113 $20 - $125 Info:wwe.com/ National Night Out Tuesday August 4th, 2015 City of San Jose Times vary Info:sjpd.org/BFO/Community/ Crimeprev/NationalNightOut. asp Free Live Music Series at Scott’s Seafood Thursday August 6th, 2015 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Scott’s Seafood San Jose 185 Park Ave San Jose, CA 95113 Free Info:scottsseafoodsj.com/ Dennis Dove Band Wednesday August 5th, 2015 7:00 pm Little Lou’s BBQ Campbell Info:littlelousbbq.com/ Breaking Point: Glass art works by Jaime Guerrero and Viviana Paredes June 5th – August 8th 12:00pm- 5:00pm MACLA 510 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113 Free

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The planning effort by the Office of the Sheriff, County of Santa Clara, needs to be explained during a public hearing. The recent REALIGNMENT PROGRAM, under which select CA State Prison inmates (non-violent, non-sex, non-drug offenders) are ‘returned’ to county jails, to assist Governor Brown and State Assembly of CA to comply with the Federal Court ordered reduction of prison overcrowding. Is this expansion the outcome of this program? If so, then the State of CA must become a participating partner and underwriter of its fair share of project costs for building this new modern jail here in Santa Clara County. I have a related concern: Will this proposed jail be built to continue the usual and customary prison practices? Given the reality that some 65% of all inmates are persons of color, is this an opportunity to provide for use of the latest human behavior modification technology? If our community is to improve its ‘custodial prison practices’, then it is appropriate to learn about this jail project in great detail. When will this community provide its input? What are the programs which define this proposed new jail facility? The final design of this jail project’ should reflect a commitment to provide for the amenities of change. It should reflect a commitment for desired incarceration practices which are appropriately humane while ensuring that “Surveillance, Supervision, Safety and Security’ are enabled.

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At this early design development stage, there needs to be included the features which enable on site full psychiatric/ psychological assessment of each new ‘sentenced individual’ so as to maximize the use of current rehabilitation knowledge and training technology. My specific concern is that each new individual, who has experienced ‘due process’ in a court of law, and has been sentenced to a prison term.... that that new inmate be fully evaluated by psychologists and/or psychiatrists in order to have the information needed to apply new ‘human behavior modification technology’ which includes rehabilitation & training. The objective is to reduce recidivism and maximize the possibility that, after serving his/her prison term, the inmate returns to society as a ‘better person’. This would require that this ‘New Jail Facility’ include the amenities on site to enable licensed professionals to perform their ‘full assessments’. The basis for this approach is that too many of our people, particularly youth, are incarcerated without finding alternatives, such as probation coupled with community service, which would prepare them to return to productive lives in our communities. Moving forward, changes in our current judicial-law enforcement systems are needed in order to achieve ‘American justice ideals’. In light of professionalism practiced by ‘officers of the law” in the application of “Surveillance, Suppression, Safety and Security” as the main responsibilities of a “JAIL”, and in light of recent knowledge and technology, I am interested in ensuring that this new jail contain the amenities needed to have each new prisoner receive a full assessment which is used to determine if that specific new prisoner is a candidate for ‘behavior modification therapy

services’ coupled with rehabilitation & training services’. This approach has been implemented by the current staff at Juvenile Hall with the outcome that ‘Juvie Hall’ (capacity-390 detainees) last December 2014 had only 97 detained youth (at a cost of about $35,000/year per detainee). Also, an undisclosed number of “Transitional Age Youth” already were on probation coupled with surveillance at a cost of $14,000 per year per detainee). The detainee remains in his/her family & community, attends school, and is being effectively rehabilitated in terms of learning not to make ‘stupid or destructive persoal decisions’. WHY CANNOT THIS APPROACH BE APPLIED TO THOSE ADULTS WHO ARE SENTENCED TO A PRISON TERM?….AND TO DO THAT THE NEW JAIL WILL NEED THE AMENITIES REQUIRED FOR FULL ASSESSMENT to enable choice between further incarceration OR assignment to a training and rehabilitation program which is more hopeful and, if successful, enables that individual to ‘return as a ‘functional member of the family, community, society and economy’. New psycho-tropic drugs’ (brain function modifiers) have been developed which mitigates many ‘mental health issues’ such as anxiety, being bipolar, paranoia, depression, etc. It is only with a full assessment that it may be possible to determine which psycho-tropic medication is effective. In conclusion, this ‘New Jail Project’ must ensure the focus of this new facility is not just “Surveillance, Suppression, Safety and Security”, but also allow for the application of recent Human Behavior Modification knowledge which reduces recidivism when an inmate goes home as a capable individual.

Arturo Hilario EL OBSERVADOR The top Twitter hashtag this week (that doesn’t have to do with Canadian rapper Drake’s feud with peer Meek Mill) is a sad déjà vu. #SamuelDuBose is trending all over the world, after University of Cincinnati Police officer Ray Tensing was indicted on murder charges for the killing of 43 year-old Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop on July 19th. The bodycam video of the incident was released this week by the Hamilton County prosecutor’s office, which provided the world with a first-person view of the shooting. I watched the clip and was disgusted at how little occurred, almost no incident at all, and how this escalated into DuBose being shot in the head point-blank by officer Tensing. But the fact of the matter is Tensing’s bodycam didn’t help stop this incident, it did however provide evidence of the senselessness of the murder. The initial traffic stop begins with Tensing approaching DuBose in his stationary vehicle and saying “hey how’s it going man?”. The friendly interaction continues until the officer continues to ask DuBose about his lisence. At no point does DuBose move towards the officer, verbally or physically attack Tensing, and is in fact buckled in his seat the entire exchange. At exactly 2:11 of the 2:41 minute video the calm interaction turns into DuBose turning on his car, which in turn sparks officer Tensing to draw his weapon and try to grab into the car. At this point DuBose accelerates the car and Tensing fires at him point blank, as the car accelerates and swerves up the street, crashing into a street corner. DuBose’s last words were “I didn’t even do nothing”.

Past incidents such as this in the US, from Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown, were based on witness accounts, usually the shooter being the only form of testimony to the deaths of these unarmed citizens. If their is any solace its that the digital age has given us the ability to penalize these acts based on video evidence straight from the source and see for certain how these shootings played out without bias to either party. Without the video evidence to support this latest incident, whose side would the law take? Why was the gun drawn when DuBose was not reaching for anything? The raw video solidifies that there was no reason to be alarmed, especially if you’re a trained law enforcement official. If officer Tensing’s nerves were already rattled by a routine stop, what does this reveal about the hiring and screening process for University Police? I am no officer nor do I have the insight of what its like on the field but I would hope that police officers are trained to deescalate situations, and moreover keep the peace and serve the citizens of the country. DuBose was shot in the head for not having a front license plate. He was shot because he

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looked like a threat to officer Tensing, although he did not provoke the use of a firearm. It’s just all wrong. The UK Guardian has an interactive website, <http:// www.theguardian.com/ us-news/series/countedus-police-killings>, which chronicles deaths by police in the United States this year (As of writing we are at 664 deaths with 5 months to go in 2015). The interactive site lets you change the settings, wherein you can select killings by gender, race, and most importantly, whether the individual was armed or not. Many of these shootings are justified, but some fall into other areas. Some of these events have video interviews with family or discussion on the reasonings for these shootings. The fact that this exists is a bit unsettling, but I highly recommend you check out this site. With a couple of keystrokes and a few minutes, I was able to load up a police officer’s bodycam video, and watch a 43 year-old’s life end for nothing more than a missing front license plate. We can reflect at justice being served by way of technology in the aftermath, but at a chilling cost.


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Exito Universitario para todos los estudiantes

Dulce Bermudez, DCP ‘11 Mills College ‘15. Photo credit: Mills College.

Preparing Students for College Success In the Fall of 2000, Downtown College Prep opened its doors for the first time with a group of one hundred eager 9th grade students. Fifteen years later, we now serve over 1000 students across San José through our two middle schools and two high schools. Our mission has been and continues to be the same: to prepare first-generation students for college success. Over 95% of our students are the first in their family to attend college and it is an achievement they carry with much pride. Dulce Bermudez graduated from DCP in 2011 and Mills College in May 2015. She benefitted from the small, intimate community at DCP El Primero High School where she felt known and supported on a very personal level. As a senior at DCP, Dulce received academic support and benefited from our strong college counseling program. She earned a Presidential Scholarship from Mills College as well as our privately

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funded DCP Scholarship for four years. She says, “Being a DCP student gave me a support system during and after high school that was the key to my college success. To be the first in my family to go to college means setting footprints in unexplored territory. I still can’t believe it. It says that undocumented students can go to college. Being undocumented and having a degree is unthinkable for many and I’m more than proud to say it can be done!” While in college Dulce founded a mentoring organization serving low-income female students in Oakland. She spent her summers in San Jose helping her family operate their stand at the Flea Market while also giving back to the DCP community. Last June she helped launch our prestigious Summer at Santa Clara University program where DCP students were given the opportunity to take two intensive collegelevel courses on campus. Dulce now works as a Council Assistant in the Office of San José Vice-Mayor Rose Herrera.

We have graduated over 700 students and like Dulce, they are pursuing their college education while staying connected to family and serving their community. Over the last 15 years, we have developed a nationally recognized college-prep program. Our DCP El Primero High School alumni are 4 times more likely to graduate from college and have graduated from some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Our DCP Alum Rock High School won a national STEM competition and our Engineering Teacher Luis Ruelas was recognized as one of the top STEM teachers in the County. DCP Alum Rock Middle School was the highest scoring new middle school in its first year and this August will open a brand new school facility. DCP El Camino Middle School is in its second year and boasts a theatre program and Innovation and Design Lab. Each of our campuses is unique but our mission is the same, to prepare first-generation students for college success. We are currently enrolling students for Fall 2015.

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Downtown College Prep abrió sus puertas por primera vez en el Otoño del 2000 con cien estudiantes el noveno grado. Quince años después, ahora servimos a más de 1000 estudiantes en San José a través de dos secundarias y dos preparatorias. Nuestra misión sigue siendo la misma: preparar a los estudiantes de primera generación para triunfar en la universidad. Más del 95% de nuestros estudiantes son los primeros en su familia en asistir al colegio. Dulce Bermúdez se graduó de DCP en el 2011 y Mills College en Mayo de este año. Ella benefició mucho de la comunidad pequeña e íntima de DCP El Primero High School donde sentía que todos la conocían y apoyaban. En el grado 12, Dulce recibió apoyo académico y de nuestro programa de consejería de colegio. Ella recibió una Beca Presidencial por parte de la universidad y la beca de DCP por cuatro años. Ella dice, “Asistir a DCP me dio un sistema de apoyo durante y después de la pre-

paratoria que fue la clave de mi éxito. Ser la primera persona en mi familia en ir a la universidad es entrar a un territorio que aún no se ha explorado. Todavía no lo puedo creer. Mi graduación significa que los estudiantes indocumentados pueden ir al colegio. Muchos estudiantes en mi situación creen que es imposible graduarse de la universidad. Me enorgullece decir que en en verdad, si se puede.” Durante su tiempo en el colegio, Dulce fundó una organización apoyando a estudiantes de bajos recursos en Oakland. Durante los veranos ayudaba a su familia con su puesto en la Pulga de la Capitol mientras también servía a su comunidad. El año pasado ella ayudó a lanzar nuestro prestigioso programa de Verano en la Universidad de Santa Clara donde estudiantes de DCP tienen la oportunidad de tomar dos cursos de nivel universitario. Ahora Dulce trabaja como Asistente de Concilio en la Oficina de la Vice-Alcalde Rose Herrera. Hemos graduado a más de 700 estudiantes y como

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Dulce, siguen sus estudios en el colegio mientras ayudan a sus familias y sirven a su comunidad. Através de los últimos 15 años, hemos desarrollado un programa de preparación universitaria que es reconocido nacionalmente. Nuestros graduados de DCP El Primero High School son 4 veces más probables de graduarse de la universidad y se han graduado de algunas de las universidades más prestigiosas del país. Nuestra escuela DCP Alum Rock High School ganó una competencia nacional de Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas (STEM) y el maestro de Ingeniería Luis Ruelas fue reconocido como uno de los maestros de STEM más excelentes en todo el condado. DCP Alum Rock Middle School fue nombrada la escuela charter más exitosa en su primer año y en Agosto abrirán su nuevo edificio. DCP El Camino Middle School está en su segundo año y ofrece un programa de Teatro y un Laboratorio de Diseño e Innovación. Cada una de nuestras escuelas es única, pero nuestra misión es la misma. Estamos inscribiendo estudiantes para el Otoño del 2015.


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How to write a Business Plan AUGUST 13, 2015 10 am to Noon •Reasons to write a business plan •What goes into a business plan? •Structuring your business plan for the target audience planning and feasibility studies Location: Entrepreneur Training Room 480 North First Street #210 San Jose, CA 95112-4043 registration: www.svsbdc.org Small Business Financing SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 10 am to noon •Equity vs. debt financing •Uses of financing •Types of loans •Loan programs •What do bankers look at in qualifyingyou for a loan? •Presenting your request for financing Location: Entrepreneur Training Room 480 North

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First Street #210 San Jose, CA 95112-4043 registration: www.svsbdc.org Impuestos y el crédito de tu negocio 8/12/2015 6-8 pm •El qué, dónde, cómo y cuándo de la fiscalidad empresarial y la preparación de impuestos para su negocio. Como construir el crédito de tu negocio. Sede: Entrepreneur Training Room 480 North First Street #210 San Jose, CA 95112-4043 registration: www.sbdchc. org Lo que usted necesita saber sobre la importación, exportación y fabricación 8/19/2015 6-8 pm •Aprenda mas a fondo que constituye exportación, importación y como puede crecer su negocio. También abarcaremos los principios de fabricación Sede: Entrepreneur Training Room 480 North First Street #210 San Jose, CA 95112-4043 registration: www.sbdchc.org

Kick Start Your Business Plan 8/26/2015 9 am to Noon ~ 8/11/2015 & 8/25/2015 2 to 5 pm Starting a business? •Preparing to expand your existing business? This class is for you! •A half-day highly interactive Workshop on Business Planning delivers: •Time efficient strategic planning •Absolutely necessary elements for existing and aspiring business owners to electrify their new or existing small business •Learn to effectively articulate your: Mission Statement Vision Statement and Values Statement Objectives Strategies Action Plan A Pitch, and; Create an effective strategy to complete stated Goals Location: Entrepreneur Training Room 480 North First Street #210 San Jose, CA 95112-4043 registration: www.svsbdc.org


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San Jose CALIFONIA Momentum for Mental Health, the largest private nonprofit dedicated to providing comprehensive adult mental health services in Santa Clara County, is pleased to announce the appointment of David K. Mineta as its new President and CEO. Mineta takes the helm from retiring CEO Paul Taylor. “We are extremely pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Chair of Momentum’s Board of Directors, Jason Noriega. “David brings a unique combination of skills, breadth of experience

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and a deep sense of commitment that is aligned with the board’s strategic priorities to strengthen our position as a premier leader in the effective delivery of comprehensive mental health services.” Since 2010, David K. Mineta has served as a Presidential appointee in the position of Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). His focus on drug prevention, treatment and recovery support services is recognized nationally. Noriega spoke to the Momentum Board and staff’s excitement that Mineta’s knowledge and experience in this field will greatly assist Momentum’s efforts to expand and enhance its services in the areas of substance use disorders. Noriega stated, “David has demonstrated the ability to successfully lead initiatives that integrate a broad range of strategies from the outset, and we look forward to the

experience and energy he will bring to Momentum.” Noriega also noted that Momentum has made significant inroads toward integrating its mental health services with primary health care, citing the agency’s partnership with Foothill Community Health Center since 2013, which has enabled clients to receive mental health and physical health care in one setting, both at the agency’s East San Jose campus and at its largest campus, on The Alameda in San Jose, where Foothill staffs a primary health care clinic. “We expect David’s arrival to help us move even further toward fully integrated health services, including a broader spectrum of substance use recovery services.” Following Taylor’s retirement announcement, the Momentum Board appointed a six-person search committee. They worked with one of the nation’s leading executive search consulting firms,

Leadership Search Partners, to conduct a nationwide search for Momentum’s new President/CEO. The committee reviewed a number of excellent candidates from across the country. The Board voted to appoint Mineta during a special June meeting. David K. Mineta’s career in behavioral health began in Santa Clara County over 25 years ago. In 1996, Mr. Mineta worked with Asian American Recovery Services (AARS) throughout the Bay Area. He began as a manager of a youth prevention program, rose quickly to Associate Director and in 2007, was named Deputy Director. Prior to AARS, Mr. Mineta was a counselor in the San Jose Unified School District and later in Santa Clara County’s Alcohol and Drug Department. Mineta also served twice as board president for the Jefferson Union High School District Board of Trustees. He served as a member of

the American Public Health Association and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America before being unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on June 22, 2010, as Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the White House Drug Policy Office.. Not only is David K. Mineta a nationally recognized leader in behavioral health prevention, treatment, recovery and policies, he has also proven to be an effective fundraiser, successfully raising over $18,750,000 dollars through federal, state and local grants over the course of his career. Melinda Golden, Chief Financial Officer, stated “Momentum’s executive team is excited to have Mr. Mineta come aboard as our new President and CEO, and look forward to his leadership as Momentum continues to grow as an important mental health

and substance use treatment resource for the community.” Mineta received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Social Work from San Jose State University. David K. Mineta commented, “The behavioral health care delivery system is undergoing fundamental change. Full integration of mental health and substance use disorder services with primary health care is now underway. I am honored and delighted that the Momentum Board of Directors and Executive Team are entrusting me with the opportunity to lead this important organization through its next phase of exemplary service. I look forward to joining the dedicated staff, board and supporters in continuing to shape mental health services to best meet the needs of our community.”

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Jenny Manrique ESPECIAL PARA EL OBSERVADOR Durante dos años, la vida de Cristina Márquez, de 43 años, una inmigrante mexicana en California, fue una rutina de visitas incontables al Hospital General de San Francisco. Una hemorragia nasal inexplicable que la hacía llenar “baldes de sangre”, la obligaba a pasar por la sala de emergencias cada tanto. “Sufrí mucho”, recuerda Cristina. “Me dejaban ahí en camillas de emergencia. Nunca me vio un doctor porque yo no tengo seguro médico “. Las enfermeras le ponían gasas para detener la sangre y a veces pinzas en la parte superior del tabique. Pero ni el dolor ni la hemorragia se iban hasta que un día en sólo 5 minutos, la pena terminó. “Perdí mucha sangre, estaba desesperada, creía que me iba a morir… Un día un doctor, quien tuvo suficiente compasión de mí, llegó y me cauterizo la vena en un instante”, cuenta Cristina. La inmigrante, madre de cuatro hijos, ahora habla en público sobre sus vivencias como residente indocumentada sin acceso a seguro de salud. Es una de las latinas que se encuentra apoyando un proyecto de ley presentado por el senador Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) en diciembre de 2014 llamado Health4All (Salud para Todos). La legislación, que ya pasó en el Senado y ahora está ante el Comité de Salud de la Asamblea, busca brindar atención médica a los cerca de 2,6 millones de californianos sin seguro, sin importar su estatus migratorio. “La enfermedad no es discriminatoria y California tampoco debe serlo”, dijo el senador Lara, durante una rueda de prensa para medios étnicos organizada por New America Media el pasado 21 de julio. Lara, cuyos padres emigraron de México, calificó como una “gran victoria” el presupuesto de $40 millones que el gobernador Jerry Brown aprobó el mes pasado para proveer MediCal (el seguro de salud para residentes de bajos ingresos) a 170.000 niños indocumentados en California. Este programa se pondrá en marcha en abril 2016. “Tenemos que asegurar que el presupuesto firmado por el Gobernador para atender a nuestros niños, siga siendo una

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prioridad. Debemos ayudar a los niños a hacer una transición rápida de la emergencia de Medi-Cal a una cobertura completa”, añadió. “Necesitamos el apoyo de la comunidad inmigrante para pasar Health4All, que incluye una solicitud de exención federal para permitir a los ciudadanos indocumentados pagar por su seguro de salud a través de California Covered”, explicó Lara. El Affordable Care Act aprobado por el Presidente Barack Obama, impide que los residentes indocumentados tengan la posibilidad de acceder a cualquier seguro financiado por el gobierno federal. Aunque el presupuesto para proporcionar cobertura de salud para los niños californianos es sin duda una victoria, cerca de 1,5 millones de adultos indocumentados como Cristina no están cubiertos por ninguna ley y permanecen sin seguro médico. “Tenemos nuestro pie en la puerta, pero no hemos llegado a la meta, que es la cobertura para todos”, dijo el asambleísta Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, coautor del proyecto de ley, quien tiene además una silla en el subcomité de salud. “Algunos republicanos han argumentado razones fiscales para no apoyar esta ley, pero tenemos que entender que atender a inmigrantes indocumentados en nuestras salas de emergencia, le está costando $1.7 mil millones a nuestro presupuesto estatal,”, señaló Bonta, cuyos padres emigraron de Filipinas. “Los inmigrantes no tenemos derecho ni a enfermarnos” Cristina no sabe aún la razón por la cual las venas de su nariz se inflamaron: es la hora en que no la ha visto un médico de atención primaria. Durante los 14 años que lleva viviendo en California, la falta de seguro de salud le ha afectado por otras múltiples razones: desde dolores y molestias en la espalda debido al desplazamiento de sus discos vertebrales, hasta lesiones laborales desatendidas. Recientemente Cristina ha notado cómo sus dientes han empezado a quebrarse y ella asume que obedece a tanta pérdida de sangre en los conductos de su nariz en los años pasados. Ella no puede permitirse el lujo de ir a un dentista, ni tampoco pagar retenedores. No puede comer frutas y a medida que envejece, el dolor está empeorando.

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“Cada vez que uno se lesiona, es imposible pagar doctores porque las citas son muy caras. No hay suficiente dinero para pagar el alquiler, la comida, medicinas. Además todos mis hijos están en la universidad “, dice. “Mi otro hijo desarrolló una especie de tumor en los pies y sólo por una habitación en el hospital, nos pedían $ 1.500. Imposible pagarlos”. De hecho, sólo uno de sus cuatro hijos sería cubierto por la asignación presupuestaria de Brown, ya que es menor de edad. La familia todavía tienen que demostrar que sus ingresos anuales no superen los US $18.000. “Recientemente comencé a trabajar en la ciudad y me alegra que voy a tener un seguro de salud después de 14 años de vivir en este país”, dice Jesús Castro, de 20 años, el tercer hijo de Cristina. “Sin embargo, en el hospital ahora dicen que gano más dinero que el límite, por lo que mis padres han tenido dificultades para recibir el seguro de mi hermano más joven (de 16)”. Jesús es muy consciente de la lucha de su madre criando cuatro hijos en California, como inmigrante. Cuando tenía 10 años, Jesús se dislocó un codo mientras jugaba béisbol y sus padres no podían darse el lujo de comprar un yeso para su brazo. “Al final, mis padres me llevaron a un “curandero” que me puso el codo en su lugar mientras me contaba un cuento para mantenerme distraído”, dice sonriendo. “Eso fue muy inteligente del curandero, y le doy las gracias por eso.” Hoy en día es Jesús quien se hace cargo de su madre. Temeroso de que la visión de Cristina empeore, le prometió un par de gafas como regalo de cumpleaños. “A ella le gusta leer mucho y para mi es muy difícil ver que lee con unas gafas que encontró en una cabina de teléfono. Yo dije: esto es suficiente, voy a conseguirte unas gafas sin importar cuánto cuesten”· Su padre, quien trabaja arreglando techos, también ha presentado problemas de salud en sus rodillas debido a su edad y al constante esfuerzo físico durante sus horas laborales. La familia está ahora espera que los demás latinos apoyen la ley Health4All pues según Cristina: “Va a ser beneficioso para mí pues finalmente podré ver un médico, pero también para todos los inmigrantes que vinimos aquí con sueños y parece que no tenemos el derecho ni a enfermarnos”.


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Groundbreaking National Effort Announced at White House Conference on Aging to Foster Quality of Life for Dementia Impacted Residents and Caregivers

tients and those responsible for their well-being. In the announcement made this week at the White House Conference on Aging, Santa Clara County joins communities from across the nation including: Tempe, AZ; Denver, CO; Prince George’s County, MD; Knoxville, TN; and the state of West Virginia.

An estimated 590,000 people in California currently live with Alzheimer’s disease. This number is projected to raise to 840,000 in the next decade, creating an urgent need to support people with dementia and their caregivers.

“We need to respond proactively to the increasing and complex needs of our aging population, from health and employment support, to independent living and transportation,” said President Dave Cortese, County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors. “Being friendly to our seniors means considering their unique needs when planning services and resources.”

In a groundbreaking national effort, the County of Santa Clara announced its commitment to becoming Dementia Friendly. The pledge involves efforts to create an informed, safe and respectful community for individuals suffering this disease and their families, and providing supportive options and fosters quality of life for its pa-

As of 2014, there were 1,573,000 Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers in California, generating 1,791 million hours of unpaid care. Additionally, the physical and emotional impact of dementia caregiving is estimated to have resulted in $895 million in health care spending on caregivers in 2014 alone.

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health care communities, legal and financial services, local government and residential settings. The work toward dementia friendliness will involve:

“It is estimated that by 2015, more than 7 million people of people age 65 and older will suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias,” said Supervisor Cindy Chavez, Chair of the Board’s Children, Seniors and Families. “Anticipating these needs is not an option but an imperative.”

community. The planning workshops brought together both the medical and community organizations to address the issue of creating better experience for those older adults living with dementia. The efforts will include increasing awareness, detection and effective care practices.

In Santa Clara County, the number of residents with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to double in the next fifteen years to about 60,000 people.

Led by the Dementia Friendly America initiative (DFA), Santa Clara County is committing to leveraging tailored resources in business, community-based services and supports, faith communities,

•Raising awareness about dementia and transforming attitudes •Having supportive options that foster quality of life •Supporting caregivers and families touched by the disease •Promoting meaningful participation in community life ·Reaching those who are underserved “As we become a World Health Organization designated age friendly community, we see the importance of becoming a dementia friendly county as well,” said Jim Ramoni, Director of the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency Department

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of Aging and Adult Services. “We’re proud to help address this crisis and give help and hope to those facing Alzheimer’s and dementia.” “Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can be devastating to American families, but we are not powerless to support those living with the disease, their caregivers and loved ones,” said Senator Bill Frist, national spokesperson for Dementia Friendly America. “Starting in these communities, we’re building a nationwide effort to educate Americans about dementia, equip business owners and first responders to recognize and assist those with memory loss, and empower people with Alzheimer’s and dementia to engage independently and safely in community life for as long as possible.”

As a result of a series of Community Conversations with over forty stakeholders the County of Santa Clara Department of Aging and Adult Services has partnered with the Alzheimer’s’ Association of Northern California and Nevada to launch an action plan to make Santa Clara County a Dementia Friendly

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County Vector Control District Manager Denise Bonilla. “Killing infected mosquitoes greatly decreases the chance of people getting sick from West Nile virus. West Nile virus is preventable.” “We want to get ahead of the spread of the virus,” Bonilla continued.  “The first West Nile virus death in the state happened this week in Nevada County. The

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At home: •Mosquitoes lay eggs in water. •Drain or dump standing water weekly. •Drain, remove, or turn over anything that can hold water: flowerpots, planter bases, bird baths, toys, cans, rain gutters, pet dishes, buckets, and old tires. Fix leaky water faucets and sprinklers. •Screens on doors and windows should be tight-fitting and in good repair. •Do not let your swimming pool water fall below the pump circulation area. Free mosquitofish placement can be requested through the SCCVCD for neglected pools or ornamental ponds. Outdoors: •Limit outdoor activities during

dusk and dawn to prevent mosquito bites. Those are the times when the mosquitoes that transmit WNV are most active.  •If you need to go outside in an area where mosquitoes are active: •Dress in long sleeve shirts and long pants, preferably in light colors. •Apply insect repellent following label instructions. Contact: Vector Control District if you are being bothered by mosquitoes or know of a potential mosquito-breeding source. For free assistance with mosquito control, WNV, or other vectors, residents can contact the District office by calling (408) 918-4770 or fill out a service request online at SCCvector.org.

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The studies also found that adolescents with Medicaid are more likely to go to college and have lower rates of drinking, smoking, eating disorders, and risky sexual behavior. In California, half of the state’s children are on Medi-Cal more than five million kids. Beginning next year, the Golden State goes one step further by extending Medi-Cal to undocumented children. Mike Odeh, associate director of health policy at the Oaklandbased nonprofit advocacy group Children Now, says the program is a critical part of the healthcare system. “Medicaid works. It’s an incredibly important program

in making sure that kids are on track developmentally, are prepared for school and ready to learn and stay healthy so they can live and grow,” he says. The Georgetown study also found that Medicaid cut the percentage of uninsured children in the U.S. by half in recent years, taking it from 14 percent down to seven percent.

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LEGAL CLASSIFIEDS ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV283470 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Sundarasan Arumugam and Sugeetha Sundarasan. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners Sundarasan Arumugam and Sugeetha Sundarasan have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a.Yohan Samuel Shalin Sundarasan to Yohan Sundarasan. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/20/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. June 23, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV283569 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Trung Tran. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Trung Tran has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Trung Tran to Jaden Tran. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/27/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com of Santa Clara. July 27, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115cv282320 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: J R Gallegos Ramos. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner J R Gallegos Ramos has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. J R Gallegos Ramos to Jocelyn Gallegos Ramos. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 09/29/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. June 25, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115cv283610 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Bob Justin Wagner. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Bob Justin Wagner has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Bob Justin Wagner to Robert Justin Wagner. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/27/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV283417 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Rachel VanDoorn. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Rachel Vandook has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Julius James Ayala VanDoorn toJulius James VanDoorn. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/20/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. July 22, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO.607354 The following person(s) is (are) doing business La Tana Distributions 575 E. Remington Dr. Apt 23D Sunnyvale, CA 94087, Santa Clara Co. Mariela Vanesa Pasqualotto and Fernando Romaine Chavez Bernard 575 E. Remington Dr. Apt 23D Sunnyvale, CA 94087 . This business is conducted by a general partnership; registrants have not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Mariela V. Pasqualotto Genral Partner of La Tana Distributions July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/24/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV283664 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Lidya Embaye Ghebremichael. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Lidya Embaye Ghebremichael has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Lidya Embaye Ghebremichael to Lydia Embaye Ghebremichael . THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/20/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO.607358 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Restaurant Chispita 2168 Story Road San Jose, Ca 95122, Santa Clara Co. Candido Dionisio 1364 S. King Rd San Jose, CA 95122 . This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Candido Dionisio July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/24/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO.607407 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Discrete House Keeping 838 Jeanne Av #1 San Jose, Santa Clara Co. Brian Espino 838 Jeanne Av #1 San Jose CA 95116. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be

JULY 31- AUGUST 6, 2015 false is guilty of a crime.) Brian Espino July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/27/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO.607508 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Award Bay Area Limousine and Sedan Service 72 Eastwood Ct San Jose, CA 95116, Santa Clara Co. David Martins 72 Eastwood Ct. San Jose, CCA 95116. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/01/2015 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) David Martins July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/29/2015

show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 09/01/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. May 22, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO.607409 The following person(s) is (are) doing business JM Distribution 448 Sydenbam Ct San Jose CA 95111, Santa Clara Co. Jesus Marquez 448 Sydenbam Ct San Jose CA 95111. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Jesus Marquez July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/27/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV281042 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Mohammad Salmon Sebt. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Mohammad Salmon Sebt has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Mohammad Salmon Sebt to Solomon M. Sebt. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/13/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. July 17, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV281042 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Claudia Gadea. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Claudia Gadea has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Julien Alexander Lovelace to Julien Alexander Gadea Lovelace. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV282529 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ivet Alejandra ZarateLandino and Jesus Joel Nevarez. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners Alejandra Zarate-Landino and Jesus Joel Nevarez have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Alvaro Nevarez to Alvaro Nevarez Zarate. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter ap-


JULY 31- AUGUST 6, 2015 pear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 09/29/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. June 30, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606432 The following person(s) is (are) doing business New Vision Precision Solutions 701 Aldo Ave Unit # 2 Santa Clara CA 95054, Santa Clara Co. Cristian Garcia and Marissel Payva 590 Hazel Dell way #2 San Jose, CA 95129. This business is conducted by a general partnership; registrants have not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Marissel A. Payva General Partner July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 06/25/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 607105 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Fineware, LLC 213 Mountain Springs Dr San Jose, CA 95136, Santa Clara Co. Fineware LLC 213 Mountain Springs Dr San Jose, CA 95136. This business is conducted by a limited liability company; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Elaine Holland Manager July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/20/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

NO. 607076 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Monster Boba Tea and Desserts 10787 S. Blaney Ave Cupertino, CA 95014, Santa Clara Co. Vesta Foods Inc. 2050 Randolph Dr. San Jose, CA 95128. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 06/06/2015 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Shuang Liu Manager Ceo July 24, 31; August 7, 14 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/17/2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV282694 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Federico Pasquarelli and Caroline Espirito Santo Tiburcio. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners Federico Pasquarelli and Caroline Espirito Tiburcio Santo have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Sofia Grace Pasquarelli to Sophia Alexia Pasquarelli. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/06/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. July 6, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV282940 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Martha Echeverria. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Martha Ech-

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com everria has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Fransisco Huitron Echeverria to Marcos Huitron Echeverria. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/13/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. July 13, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 ORDER TO SHOWCAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV283019 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Abdolali Iravani. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Abdolali Iravani has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Abdolali Iravani to Ali Iravani. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/13/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. July 14, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606845 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Smoke Zone Gift Shop 16375 Monterey Rd Ste. K Morgan Hill CA 95037, Santa Clara Co. Issa Seoud 260 Wright Ave Morgan Hilll CA 95037. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has

not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Issa Seoud July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/09/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606808 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Limon Cleaning Services 1888 Matos Ct. Santa Clara, CA 95050, Santa Clara Co. Ricardo Velazquez Limon 1888 Matos Ct Santa Clara CA 95050. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Ricardo Velazquez Limon July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/08/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606615 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Octane 521 Charcot Ave Unit #201 San Jose, CA 95131, Santa Clara Co. Catered Too 325 Demeter East Palo Alto, CA 94303. This business is conducted by a corpration; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Greg Casella CEO July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606614 The following person(s) is (are) doing business High Octane 521 Charcot Ave Unit #201 San Jose, CA 95131, Santa Clara Co. Catered Too 325 Demeter East Palo Alto, CA 94303. This business is conducted by a corpration; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name

or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Greg Casella CEO July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/01/2015 Notice of Petition to Administer Estate of Carlos H. Perez No.115PR176420 A Petition for Probate has been filed by Norma Bravo in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. The petition requests that Norma Bravo be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent, Carlos H. Perez. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the independent Administer of Estate Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take any actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consent to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person Files and objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 08/13/2015 2015 at 9:30am, Dept. 10, located at 191 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112 If you object to the granting of this petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either: 1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or 2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under sec-

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tion 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Petitioner: Norma Bravo 742 Vonna Ct. San Jose, CA 95123 408-972-7985

ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 09/22/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. June 17, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015

FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV281978 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Tuyen Ngoc Thai. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Tuyen Ngoc Thai has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a Tuyen Ngoc Thai to Alexandra Gabriella Louis Thai b.AKA Tuyen N. Thai to Alexandra Gabriella Louis Thai. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 09/22/2015 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. June 17, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606306 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Jackson Liquor & Food 150 S. Jackson Ave San Jose, CA 95116, Santa Clara Co. Rafique Panjwani 43947 Boston Court Fremont, Ca 94539. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 03/11/2010 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Rafique Panjwani July 10, 19, 24, 31, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 06/23/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV281963 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ly P Tran. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Ly P Tran has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a Ly P Tran to Ally Tran b.AKA Ly Pham Thien Tran to ally tran . THE COURT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 606790 The following person(s) is (are) doing business C&L Services 4548 Sonoma Dr Milpitas CA 95035, Santa Clara Co. Lester Castillo 4548 Sonoma Dr Milpitas CA 95035 and Carlos Loranca 9279 Pacific Ave #45 San Leandro Ca 94577. This business is conducted by a general partnership; registrants have not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Lester Castillo General Partner C&L Services July 10, 19, 24, 31, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/08/2015

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 604130 The following person(s) is (are) doing business WR Properties 6707 Elwood Rd San Jose, CA 95120, Santa Clara Co. Benjamin Fernandez 6707 Elwood Rd. San Jose, Ca 95120. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Benjamin Fernandez July 10, 19, 24, 31, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 04/23/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 604176 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Zui Ze Café 3975 Senter Rd. Ste # 104 San Jose, CA 95111. Ma, Amy Tuyet 1049 Honeysuckle Dr. San Jose, CA 95122. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 04/22/2015 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Ma, Amy Tuyet July 10, 19, 24, 31, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 04/202015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 605664 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Almaden Road Center 1601 Almaden Avenue San Jose, CA 95110, Santa Clara Co. 1601 Almaden, LLC. 20410 Town Center Lane, Suite 200 Cupertino Ca 95014. This business is conducted by a limited liability company; registrants have not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Leslie J. Smith Manager June 12, 19, 29; July 3, 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 06/03/2015


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Retired Gas Service Rep Rudy Herras explains how to properly examine and report dig sites using PG&E’s free “Call Before You Dig” service. Photo Courtesy: Arturo Hilario.

Arturo Hilario EL OBSERVADOR On Tuesday morning New America Media in partnership with PG&E hosted a workshop at ConXion to Community Day Worker Center in San Jose, which highlighted PG&E’s free “Call Before You Dig” 8-1-1 service. This is the first collaboration between the two entities in San Jose, one that both hope will be beneficial for their customer base in the way of having the proper information and resources. Many day workers were present at the workshop, which included a Q&A and a demonstration using a 3D model of a dig area with a residency. Guests included moderator Odette Keeley, Director of NAM’s National Media Network Building, Fiona Chan, Principal, Integrated Multicultural Communication for PG&E, and Rudy Herras, a retired PG&E gas service representative. “This year the focus is on partnering with

day workers, day laborers like yourselves. This is such critical information to your sector, to the work that you are doing,” said Keeley. Herras, who retired 3 years ago, has 35 years of experience with PG&E in Oakland. PG&E asked for his assitance with this workshop and be a key source of information. He came back to do the 3D demonstration for the guests at the workshops and to give critical information on safety measures while working out in the field. This includes working around natural gas, electrical and sewage lines. Herras was around for many of the Bay Area earthquakes and gave insight on PG&E emergeny response times and 8-1-1 “Call Before You Dig” procedures. California law requires contractors to notify utility companies such as PG&E about dig sites 2 days prior to digging. From this point on PG&E sends representatives to the dig site to survey for potential cables, storm drains, and

electrical power lines. “We are very conscious about safety, everything is about safety in PG&E. It’s no joke when you get hurt on the job and you can’t function,” said Herras. The 3D model that was present highlighted different types of underground lines, and contained a scale model of a home, construction workers and excavation equipment. Small flashing lights and air bursts on the model representing gas leaks allowed workshop attendees to see what can happen in different situations on the field. Herras went through explaining how to look for signs of leaks and dangerous working conditions, and in what situations to call the free 8-1-1 service. This is the first in a series of workshops, which will also be held in San Francisco and Fresno at a future date. More info available at pge.com.

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Javier Sierra Planta carbonera Kean -Weadock, una de las 6 instalaciones que se clausurarán en Iowa

Hace 15 años, la administración Bush formó una comisión de energía liderada por el Vicepresidente Dick Cheney, quien la rodeó de un hermético secretismo para dictar la nueva política energética de Estados Unidos. El resultado fue un festín para la industria de combustibles fósiles, incluyendo la construcción de 200 nuevas plantas de combustión de carbón. También fue una tácita sentencia de muerte para la atmósfera del planeta que ya de por sí daba muestras de un alarmante calentamiento poniendo en peligro la viabilidad de nuestra biosfera. Esta emergencia puso el marcha lo que hoy se considera una de las iniciativas cívicas más exitosas en la historia de Estados Unidos, la campaña Más Allá del Carbón (MAC) del Sierra Club. En primer lugar, MAC diseñó una estrategia para luchar contra la construcción de nuevas plantas en todo el país, usando un pequeño ejército de voluntarios y ac-

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tivistas que lograron una extraordinaria cadena de éxitos. Para 2008, esto se tradujo en la cancelación de la construcción de casi todas las plantas nuevas que se habían propuesto. Para entonces, MAC ya había comenzado su segunda fase, clausurar las 523 plantas carboneras existentes en el país, las cuales emitían 2,000 millones de tonela-

Suzanne Potter CALIFORNIA NEWS SERVICE Sacramnto CALIFORNIA California environmental groups are cheering a bipartisan deal announced last Wednesday in the U.S. Senate to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The 50-year-old program diverts a small part of revenues from oil and gas projects to help agencies acquire land for recreation areas and maintain the country’s natural beauty. Megan Wargo, director of land protection with the Pacific Crest Trail Association, says the program has allowed her group to prevent private development along large stretches of the trail.“We’ve seen about $25 million worth of investment from the program in the last 15 years,” she states. “And

das de dióxido de carbono (CO2), el 40% de los gases de calentamiento global de Estados Unidos, y causaba la muerte prematura de 13,000 personas. De nuevo, el trabajo de base, en alianza con más de 100 grupos comunitarios de toda índole, y las nuevas regulaciones para plantas carboneras de la administración Obama lograron continuar esta fenomenal racha de éxitos.

Y este mes, MAC se apuntó una victoria histórica. Alliant Energy, un importante generador de energía de Iowa, se comprometió el 15 de julio a retirar gradualmente seis de sus plantas de combustión de carbón, llegando así a las 200 instalaciones de este tipo que se clausuran en Estados Unidos. El retiro de estas plantas y su reemplazo con energía limpia ha permitido a nuestro país liderar

el mundo industrializado en la reducción de la contaminación de cambio climático. Y estas son noticias especialmente buenas para la comunidad hispana. Según un estudio de Natural Resources Defense Council, el 15% de los hispanos vivimos peligrosamente cerca de una planta carbonera, lo cual hace a nuestra comunidad desproporcionadamente vulnerable a esta terrible contaminación. En 2009, la polución de 200 plantas carboneras, ahora clausuradas o a punto de serlo, causaron unos 6,000 ataques al corazón, 60,000 ataques de asma y 3,600 muertes prematuras anuales. Demasiadas de estas víctimas son hispanas. Nosotros tenemos el triple de probabilidades de morir de asma y nuestros niños son un 60% más vulnerables a contraer asma. No es de extrañar que los hispanos apoyen abrumadoramente las inversiones en energía limpia. Esta industria, sin embargo, insiste en enterrar la cabeza en la arena. En un informe

a la Casa Blanca, el gigante carbonero Peabody Energy tuvo el valor de declarar que el dióxido de carbono “es un daño inexistente” y “un gas esencial para toda forma de vida”. El informe también negó los riesgos del cambio climático, desechando así la abrumadora evidencia científica y las observaciones del 97% de los expertos mundiales. De hecho, el carbón camina por la senda de los dinosaurios. En 2014, las acciones carboneras en los mercados mundiales descendieron un asombroso 50%, mientras que las inversiones en fuentes limpias y renovables de energía, como la solar y la eólica, crecieron exponencialmente en todo el mundo. El cambio climático es una emergencia planetaria que todos debemos confrontar. Y el retiro de estas plantas carboneras significa 200 soplos de aire fresco para la humanidad. Javier Sierra es columnista del Sierra Club. Sígalo en Twitter @javier_SC

that investment has acquired about 17,000 acres along the trail. “ Since its inception in 1965, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has pumped $2 billion into California’s scenic areas, including the Headwaters Forest in Humboldt County, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Dume State Beach in Malibu.Wargo says the program also funds dozens of local projects such as parks and ball fields. But time is running out to get the deal into a piece of legislation. “So it is very possible that we may not get the program reauthorized before that Sept. 30th deadline if it doesn’t get attached to some sort of bill that’s moving forward for a vote,” she says.The Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition says outdoor recreation, conservation and historic preservation activities contribute more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy each year and support 9.4 million jobs.

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of hundreds of California sites supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which is set to be reauthorized thanks to a new bipartisan deal in Washington Photo credit: kconnors/morguefile.


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San Francisco, CA LIVESTREAM If Golden Gate park is out of reach for you next weekend, then make a date with the live 3-channel broadcast, August 7-9 from 3:30pm - 10pm PT. We’re keeping it simple: just head to sfoutsidelands.com and get a front row seat. Catch performances, a hosted live show featuring artist and celebrity cameos, and plenty of surprises. Stay tuned for the schedule, coming soon! #OutsideLands The Back Wine Golden Gate Park just got greener with the addition of The Back Wine, our brand

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new 3-hole mini golf course, where you can putt-putt your way over Ranger Dave’s tongue, across the Golden Gate Bridge (beware of sharks near Alcatraz!), down Lombard Street and through the vineyards of Napa Valley. Located near Wine Lands, each hole will be paired with a wine tasting provided by our friends over at Cannonball Wine Company, who will be teeing up their 2014 Cannonball Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc, their 2012 Cannonball California Cabernet and their 2014 Angels & Cowboys Sonoma County Rosé.  Gastromagic is Back Visit the Outside Lands

home for innovation in food, drink, music, magic and beyond. San Francisco’s own Chefs Feed has helped us curate a delectable lineup including Morimoto Karaoke, Food Fight w/ Pete Holmes, Evolution of Collaboration w/ Chris Cosentino, the return of Beignets & Bounce Brunch w/ Big Freedia & Brenda’s Soul Food and much more! Surrounding the stage will be top notch Bay Area bartenders concocting mixology magic. And make sure to take a tasty trip to BaconLand for a Bacon Flight of the country’s best swine selections.


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ROGUE NATION” WORLD PREMIERE IS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL LIVE STREAM EVER ON YAHOO HOLLYWOOD, CA The world premiere red carpet live stream of “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” on Yahoo! has broken records to become the site’s most successful premiere live stream ever. The exclusive online event allowed millions of “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE” fans around the world to join the premiere from their homes, offices and mobile devices. The success of the live stream event was driven by promotions across Yahoo’s global network and social media channels including Tumblr, plus social media support from the stars of the film. The “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” world premiere took place at the Vienna State Opera on July 23rd, with the film’s stars

Date: July 31st Time: 6:00-10:00pm Place: History Park 635 Phelan Ave. San José, CA 95112

Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, director Christopher McQuarrie, and producers David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger in attendance. To view footage from Yahoo’s “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” red carpet live stream event, visit http://bit.ly/MIRNPremiere Paramount Pictures and Skydance present a Tom Cruise / Bad Robot Production, “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION.” With the IMF disbanded and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hell bent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed

British agent Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), who may or may not be a member of this rogue nation, as the group faces its most impossible mission yet. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris and Alec Baldwin. The film is directed by Christopher McQuarrie, with a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and story by Christopher McQuarrie and Drew Pearce. Based on the television series created by Bruce Geller. Produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Jake Myers is an executive producer. Paramount Pictures will distribute “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” beginning July 31, 2015.

   

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Géminis (21 de mayo-22 de junio)

Mario Jiménez Castillo EL OBSERVADOR “Atención, Venus estará retrógrado hasta el día 7 de septiembre”, esto no significa que tendremos un mes de mala suerte sino de mucha precaución con nuestra salud, nuestros desplazamientos, a la hora de conducir, tener cuidado con accidentes domésticos y especialmente no se deben tomar decisiones definitivas durante este periodo. También es aconsejable no realizarse tratamientos estéticos, cirugías cosméticas o procedimientos drásticos para mejorar la apariencia pues éstos pudieran dar resultados poco satisfactorios. Venus rige el amor, el dinero, la apariencia física, las relaciones íntimas, la juventud, el agua dulce y los placeres. Éstos serán los aspectos que más debemos vigilar. No se apresuren ni tomen decisiones precipitadas. En septiembre todo mejorará

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Seguirás con tu buena vibra y tu inagotable energía, muchas personas acudirán a ti en busca de paz y consejos. Continúa ejercitándote, dedica tiempo a la espiritualidad y regala tu mejor sonrisa al mundo. Serás muy feliz en el amor. Números de la suerte: 20-27-28-43-51-57

Tauro (20 de abril-20 de mayo)

Números de la suerte: Tu planeta regente estará retrógrado durante todo el mes, es probable que enfrentes algunos retrasos en lo laboral y en lo económico, pero serán simples retrasos porque muy pronto la suerte estará de tu lado. Esa persona que te dice que te ama, lo dice de verdad. Números de la suerte: 4-18-25-38-41-52

Tienes ante ti un gran reto, una gran responsabilidad que debes asumir con mucha fortaleza, todo está ocurriendo por tu bien pero no tomes decisiones precipitadas o después lo lamentarás. Tu mundo romántico será renovado por completo. Números de la suerte: 20-25-29-31-39-47

JULY 31- AUGUST 6, 2015

Escorpión (23 de octubre-21 de noviembre)

El amor vuelve a rondar tu camino, definitivamente sabes lo que quieres y qué tipo de persona deseas tener a tu lado. Te sobrarán las invitaciones a fiestas, reuniones y todo tipo de eventos sociales. Es tiempo de brillar. Números de la suerte: 1-14-26-29-36-39

Cáncer (23 de junio-22 de julio)

Sagitario (22 de noviembre-20 de diciembre) El sol en fuego te favorece en todo, especialmente en el trabajo y el amor. Disfruta y sé feliz con todas las bondades que Dios derrama diariamente sobre ti. El ser generoso con el prójimo te atraerá un sinnúmero de bendiciones. Números de la suerte: 17-22-25-41-44-67

Leo (23 de julio 21 de agosto)

Capricornio (21 de diciembre-19 de enero) Todos tus talentos, fortalezas y habilidades serán puestas al máximo durante este mes. Vivirás días intensos y quizá sientas un poco de estrés; sin embargo, tendrás motivos para celebrar y sentirte satisfecho con tu progreso. Números de la suerte: 8-24-42-43-52-53

Puede ser que de pronto enfrentes una pequeña racha de gastos inesperados e inconvenientes románticos, si es así, no te desanimes, muy pronto vendrán tiempos mejores. Es augurio que un problema que te quita el sueño se solucionará por completo. Números de la suerte: 11-26-31-33-44-55 Venus permanecerá retrógrado en tu signo durante todo el mes y hasta el día 6 de septiembre, ármate de paciencia, controla tus emociones y navega con la corriente. Sé flexible, cortés y generoso. Septiembre y octubre traerán sorpresas y alegría a tu existencia. Números de la suerte: 5-9-22-34-45-65

Virgo(22 de agosto-21 de septiembre) Contarás con muy buena suerte en los tiempos venideros, Júpiter el planeta benéfico que todo lo expande navegará por tu signo durante un año entero. Es presagio que una gran oportunidad se cruzará en tu camino. Felicidades. Números de la suerte: 17-21-27-40-50-62 Libra (22 de septiembre-22 de octubre)

Debes posponer planes, viajes y decisiones importantes hasta el mes entrante, tu regente el planeta Venus está retrógrado y eso puede ocasionar que te equivoques a la hora de decidir. Relájate y disfruta de todo lo bueno que hay a tu alrededor. Números de la suerte: 3-9-21-27-35-44

Acuario (20 de enero-20 de febrero)

Es posible que tengas dudas respecto a tu relación sentimental, todo ello provocado por la retrogradación de Venus en tu sector romántico. La persona que amas, te ama de la misma manera y con la misma intensidad. Acéptale con sus errores y sus virtudes. Números de la suerte: 6-14-24-33-41-50

Piscis (21 de febrero-20 de marzo)

Este mes dedícalo a la meditación, al ejercicio físico, a ponerte en óptimas condiciones, y especialmente, deja en el pasado los quebrantos y los malos ratos que viviste. Aprende de las lecciones y dedícate a ser feliz en el presente. Números de la suerte: 9-10-20-33-45-49

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“Quite the blowout… hot fun in the summertime.” — SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS

ONE OF THE BAY AREA’S OVER BIGGEST MUSIC FESTIVALS AUG 7-9

100 SHOWS

EARTHQUAKES 1, VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC 3; JULY 26, 2015; BC PLACE IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA The San Jose Earthquakes fell to Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-1 at BC Place. Forward Quincy Amarikwa tallied his third goal in three matches since joining San Jose and midfielder Marc Pelosi made his MLS debut, entering the match as a second-half substitute and logging 20 minutes. The match also saw the return of leading-scorer forward Chris Wondolowski and versatile midfielder Cordell Cato returning to the Earthquakes starting XI. Both players were with their respective national teams at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup and haven’t suited up for the Quakes in an MLS match since they each found the back of the net in the team’s 3-1 victory over the LA Galaxy on June 27. Wondolowski started and played 60 minutes in the United States’ third-place game in Pennsylvania just one day prior. Vancouver took a 1-0 lead in the fifth minute. A deflected ball rolled to midfielder Mauro Rosales at the top of the penalty area and his left-footed shot snuck past Quakes keeper David Bingham. The Earthquakes were forced to use an early substitution when three-time MLS Team of the Week selection defender Clarence Goodson exited with an injury in the 13th minute. Whitecaps FC found the net again in the 32nd minute. Defender Kendall Waston headed home a Rosales corner kick to extend the home side’s lead to 2-0 and an Octavio Rivero penalty kick later gave Vancouver its third goal in the 56th minute. San Jose was able to find a goal late, as Amarikwa blasted a shot into the back of the net in the 90th minute off a feed by midfielder Shea Salinas. Amarikwa has now scored three goals in the last two matches, both of which were on the road. MLS Regular Season San Jose Earthquakes 1-3 Vancouver Whitecaps FC July 26, 2015 - BC Place
 Attendance: 20,298 Scoring Summary: VAN - Mauro Rosales (unassisted) 5; VAN - Kendall Waston (Mauro Rosales) 32; VAN - Octavio Rivero (penalty) 56; SJ - Quincy Amarikwa (Shea Salinas) 90.

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San Jose CALIFORNIA Thanks to these community leaders for their gracious support and for aiding in allowing the festival to flourish with great food, and entertainment for all guests to the event this weekend. Magdalena Carrasco - Councilmember District 5 (East San José) Angel Rios Jr. - Director of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (San José)

SAN JOSE, CA San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College are fully accredited. Both colleges in the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District were placed on probation last year due to non-compliance with Standard III.A.1.c, a complex labor issue concerning the process by which the schools evaluate faculty members’ effectiveness and ensure that student learning outcomes are included as a component of the faculty evaluation process. In June, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges reviewed follow-up reports submitted by EVC and SJCC and found the schools to have made the changes needed to be reaffirmed full accreditation status. “Reaffirmation of the accreditation status for both our colleges is excellent news,” said SJECCD Chancellor Rita Cepeda. “It not only speaks to the academic excellence of our institu-

tions against a set of rigorous standards, it also provides assurances to the public of stability and accountability. I am proud of the work of our faculty and staff in meeting this goal.” On July 14, 2015, at a Board of Trustees meeting, faculty representatives expressed unanimous support for moving forward in a collaborative manner to ensure each school lives up to the level of excellence expected. “I want to thank the hard working faculty, staff, students and administrators for their efforts in getting the most recent sanction removed; in particular, AFT [American Federation of Teachers] 6157 for their focused work and communication throughout this process and the Academic Senate for the critical role they play in providing academic leadership for the institution,” said SJCC President Byron Breland. SJECCD currently boasts fully accredited Career Tech-

nical Education programs, a nationally ranked and accredited School of Nursing, highest numbers of approved Associate Degrees for Transfer in the South Bay, excellent fiscal records audit, one of the highest Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s credit ratings within the California Community College system, upgrades to teaching facilities and technology infrastructures, exceeding workforce preparation goals including achieving 100 percent of the district’s Youth Employment Program enrollment and a 48 percent increase in the number of degrees awarded between 2010 and 2014. “Reaffirmation is especially important to our students and the community because it is validation of the institution’s quality control,” said Evergreen Valley President Henry Yong. “Our students can be confident in knowing that they are getting a quality education at Evergreen Valley College that prepares them for transfer, or employment.”

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