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OPINION

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ACQUIRE THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH ENSURES HAVING A GOOD FUTURE & LIFE

Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR In California, youth are required to attend school up to age 18 for a very good reason. Society and its economy require all sorts of skilled workers, i.e. KNOWLEDGE WORKERS'. The individual's developmental journey is presented from birth to adulthood because too many educators and administrators hardly ever acknowledge that education begins at birth and at home. Some educators would rather not have to deal with parents who are the legal guardians of any minor child (defined as being under 18 years of age.) Economists estimate that parents expend about $750,000 per child while rearing their kids. In this nation, instruction regarding religion is the responsibility of the parents so hopefully each child learns about the Decalogue (10 commandments) at home. The first four commandments deal with relationships to GOD. The remaining six commandments deal with human relationships (Honor your father and mother; Do not steal; Do no murder; Do not commit adultery; do not be a false witness; Do not covet your neighbor's goods). It is these standards of human behavior which are not being practiced uniformly at all levels of our

commerce, its society, and in many relationships between individuals. The non-compliance results in a society whose noncivilized materialistic behavior results in communities which have lower levels of security and safety; higher levels of fear and anxiety. From birth to age 18, parents are responsible for encouraging their child's education and training...core values of ethics, morals, religious ideology and personal social behavior should happen at home. Communication (vocabulary) and interpersonal relationship skills are essential along with reading, writing, and math because these basic skills are universally needed regardless of job interests. Consider that everyone, self-employed or employee, is paid for their knowledge and experience which is applied and evaluated as job performance. All positions (jobs) have a skill set which requires know-how which is why each and every individual needs to become a ‘knowledge worker'. The construction trades (carpenter, plumber, electrician, roofer, brick-layer, etc.); the legal professions (lawyers, judges, legal assistants, etc.); the medical services professions (doctors, nurses, clinical chemists, pharmacists, etc.); the Hospitality industry (waiters, janitors, chambermaids, etc.); scientists; retailers, financial services (banks)...each have a skill set which require training

which encapsulates the knowledge necessary to do that job.

proficient knowledge workers are treasured.

It is very important for parents to encourage their school to expose their child to as many vocations as possible through excursions and visits to the Tech Museum (San Jose) and the Computer Museum (Mt. View) as well as the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. Each excursion may expose a child's mind to a future career which stimulates learning.

In this era, information technology (IT), artificial intelligence (AI) impact automation and robotics, in which personal computer skills are essential to being able to hold a job. Your reading skills, vocabulary, and understanding of the laws of nature are very essential to your success. Any deficiency results in a limitation of what you may do as an individual. What you know well establishes your knowledge worker status. Becoming a multi-disciplinary individual gives you many more career choices.

Let's review why it is essential for our youth to become educated and informed. Today's society is composed of diverse communities which are very inter-dependent. Job and work skill specialization is encouraged by economic business policy because of efficiencies in production, distribution, marketing, and profit oriented executive management. Governmental agencies were created to enforce labor laws: Department of Labor (DOL); safety of goods consumed (Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and job site safety standards (Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and more. Each governmental agency was created to monitor, and enforce, when required, specific public policy that protects the labor involved and the public. The next time you visit a supermarket, take note of the thousands of items available for purchase. Each product represents specialized, focused knowledge. This is why

MY POINT IS THAT AN IMMENSE AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE IS NEEDED FOR YOUR LIFE'S JOURNEY. At each stage of life, you will need to learn additional information...so learn how to learn. RECENT BRAIN RESEARCH ESTABLISHES THAT YOUR BRAIN ENJOYS LEARNING IN SMALL STEPS. So, learning bit by bit makes learning a cinch! Be not afraid of asking questions; learn how to frame questions to obtain information of interest. Recent brain research reveals that as your mind receives and processes information, your brain changes. It is essential that you know enough about making good decisions regarding HOW NOT TO ABUSE YOUR BRAIN WITH SUBSTANCES such as drugs, alcohol, opioids,

meth, etc. Marijuana stops brain development when pot is used by those younger than age 26. Youths need to know enough to practice moderation which ensures personal health and wellness. Your school friends will assist you later in life when you need informed assistance and counsel by specialists you know. Take time to provide a hands-up to those who need your skills. Do take time to be the child who becomes a responsible and reliable adult. All these developmental transitions require focused personal effort. Growing up requires acceptance of changes; and acceptance of one's strengths and limitations. Plus having those supportive relationships which result in experiencing the good life which provides success, satisfaction, acceptance and belonging. Do take time to have fun; to enjoy recreation; to appreciate what you have accomplished. It is not all about how much money you earn; it is about knowing enough to make good choices during your life's journey. Most importantly, adopt those habits which enable you to learn from life as you make your own personal journey in this world. It takes useful and factual information to make good choices which enhance your life's quality. You will benefit by staying in school to acquire the knowledge which ensures having a successful future and enjoy a good life.

EL ANIVERSARIO DE LOS SOÑADORES Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Se cumple esta semana el quinto aniversario del Programa de Acción Diferida para Llegados en la Infancia (DACA), lo que debería ser ocasión para celebrar el ejemplo de dedicación y esfuerzos que nos han obsequiado unos 800,000 “soñadores” para contribuir a este país y mostrar que es posible un camino digno y respetuoso para los inmigrantes indocumentados. Pero lastimosamente DACA cumple sus primeros cinco años bajo el fuego cruzado de sus detractores, incluidos los 26 estados que buscan disolverlo legalmente, así como de la indiferencia de una administración Trump que no ha enviados señales claras sobre su futuro, a pesar de que prometió una solución humanitaria para los jóvenes soñadores.

Si la política migratoria de los Estados Unidos se basara en hechos reales y no en mitos, el argumento para la continuidad de DACA es claro y contundente: un 87% de sus beneficiarios están empleados en los Estados Unidos, lo que implica que están haciendo sus aportaciones de impuestos, Seguro Social y Medicare. Un informe del Centro de Recursos Legales para los Inmigrantes (ILRC) documenta que una terminación del DACA reduciría las contribuciones al Seguro Social y al Medicare en 24.6 mil millones de dólares. Su eliminación sería particularmente lesiva para estados como California, que alberga a más de 220,000 beneficiarios. Pero más allá de los beneficios económicos de DACA, debemos reconocer que los soñadores se han convertido en un modelo de activismo político pacifico:

Le han enseñado a los Estados Unidos y al mundo la importancia de políticas sensatas que apelen a los valores positivos como la justicia, el trabajo y la tolerancia. De allí que es preocupante la reciente decisión de la administración Trump de rescindir la ampliación de DACA y su versión para adultos DAPA, aun cuando sus beneficios pudieron haberse hecho extensivos a más de 4 millones de personas ansiosas de sumarse legalmente a contribuir al crecimiento de un país que les ha dado mucho. También son angustiantes para muchos las señales de la posible eliminación de los Programas de Protección Temporal (TPS), que han permitido a cientos de miles de centroamericanos y caribeños que escaparon de la inseguridad, la pobreza o los desastres naturales.

Miles tienen previsto conmemorar esta semana el primer lustro de DACA. Será un recordatorio oportuno de que, más allá de los beneficios tangibles que el programa ha dado en sus primeros cincos años, aún se requiere una solución permanente a las justas reivindicaciones de millones de inmigrantes que aspiran a un futuro mejor y desean salir de las sombras para contribuir al engrandecimiento de los Estados Unidos. La reforma migratoria integral sigue siendo la gran tarea pendiente de los Estados Unidos, toda vez que el país requiere de un sistema racional que le permita contar con un flujo ordenado y sustentable de mano de obra, y que cumpla la misión de unificar a familias separadas por la distancia. Para más información visita www. laredhispana.org.

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CALENDAR

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¡VAMOS A GOZAR!

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SMASH MOUTH FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT ON THE BEACH FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017 / 6:30PM TO 10:00PM

SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK 400 BEACH STREET, SANTA CRUZ, CA FREE

DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Friday August 18, 2017 / 10am San Pedro Square 87 N San Pedro St San Jose, CA Free

MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES Friday August 18, 2017 / 7pm SAP Center 515 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $15 - $102

SILICON VALLEY MUSIC & TACO FESTIVAL Saturday August 19, 2017 / 11am Saint James Park N 2nd St San Jose, CA $20 - $75

SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN ST. JAMES PARK Friday August 18, 2017 / 12pm St James Park N 2nd St San jose, CA Free

IMPROV COMEDY: JAKE JOHANNSEN Friday August 18, 2017 / 7:30pm San Jose Improv Comedy Club 62 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $17

FAIRY TALE: DRAGON CRY Saturday August 19, 2017 / 12pm Camera 3 Entertainment 288 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $10

COLUMBUS Friday August 18, 2017 / 4:05pm Camera 3 Entertainment 288 S 2nd St San Jose, CA www.cameracinemas.com

COOKING WITH THE CALAMARI SISTERS Friday August 18, 2017 / 8pm Montgomery Theater 271 S Market St San Jose, CA $45 - $65

HARE KRISHNA! THE MANTRA, THE MOVEMENT, AND THE SWAMI WHO STARTED IT ALL Saturday August 19, 2017 / 2:15pm Camera 3 Entertainment 288 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $10

FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES Friday August 18, 2017 / 6pm St James Park N 2nd St San Jose, CA Free

DECORATE YOUR OWN PENCIL CASE AT ORCHARD SUPPLY HARDWARE Saturday August 19, 2017 / 9am Your Local Orchard Supply Hardware San Jose, CA www.osh.com

LIZZIE – ROCK MUSICAL Saturday August 19, 2017 / 8pm City Lights Theater Company 529 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $23 - $39

COMEDIAN PABLO FRANCISCO August 31st – September 3rd At the Improv 62 S 2nd St San Jose, CA www.pablofrancisco.com

GETTING GROOVY WITH PETE THE CAT Saturday September 9, 2017 / 11am Vilage Square Library 4001 Evergreen Village Square San Jose, CA

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EDUCATION

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIPS THAT SAVE TIME AND MONEY

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Family Features Back-to-school season means it’s time to get back to the business of learning. This year you can ace your back-to-school shopping excursion with these time- and money-saving steps that can make getting the whole family ready for a new school year a breeze. Start with a list. Walking into the store without a list is an open invitation for impulse buys and forgotten items that end up costing you more time and money with a return trip. Create a thorough list by categorizing all the items you’ll shop for, such as supplies, electronics and clothing. Set a budget. Knowing what you can afford to spend ahead of time can save regret and returns after you shop. Calculate how much you’ll need to cover all the items your students truly need, then tack on some room for wants. One must-have is a highquality backpack. If your total budgeted expenses exceed your available funds, consider browsing weekly circulars to keep your budget in check.

stores like Office Depot and OfficeMax, you can find all the academic tools and supplies your student needs to head back to the classroom. What’s more, a store that specializes in school supplies will have a broad selection and ample stock of the essentials. Try online shopping. When you know exactly what you need, shopping online is a great time-saving solution. If you need to hand-select a few items in person, you can always take advantage of a "buy online, pick-up in store" option. This service lets you do your shopping from home with just a quick stop in-store to pick-up your purchases. Buy in bulk. It may seem counter-intuitive when you’re trying to trim your spending, but if you can swing it, go ahead and buy extra items that you’ll likely need to replace mid-year. The sale prices during the backto-school season aren’t likely to repeat during the school year, so in the long run you’ll save money and avoid a last-minute shopping trip on a busy school night in the future

Explore your inventory. It may be buried under a summer’s worth of knick-knacks, but digging out the supplies your child cast aside at the end of the last school year may be worth the effort. Items like scissors, rulers and protractors may not need to be replaced every year if they’re still in working condition. Assess what items you have that can be reused and those that need to be replaced for the new school year.

Research specials and promotions. For many stores, the back-to-school shopping season is second only to the holidays. This means you can expect widespread sales, promotions and special deals, such as “deals as low as a penny.” Some states also offer tax-free holidays near the beginning of the school year, which are honored at multiple retailers and generally restricted to school-related purchases like clothing, supplies and some technology.

Cut extra stops. Dashing all over town to find all the items on your supply list is not only time-consuming, it’s unnecessary. At

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BUSINESS

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FIVE STEPS TO BETTER BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau

leverage your community. Network with other parents - buying supplies in bulk and splitting them up can save money. Seek out or host a clothing swap online or in your neighborhood; this can be a great way to recycle your gently used items and cut costs.

Another school year is quickly approaching, and now is the time to make sure your family is prepared! Back to school shopping is no small ordeal; a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) found that consumers are planning on spending $83.6 billion on back-toschool and back-to-college shopping in 2017 - up $7.8 billion from 2016. When spending such a large sum of money, it’s important to make sure you’re shopping wisely. In 2016, BBB received over 15,600 complaints against retail stores and online retailers from consumers nationwide. Many complaints involved not receiving ordered items, misleading advertising, and issues with products. Look up every business you plan on interacting with at bbb.org to see its BBB Business Profile, which includes a complaint history, reviews from past customers, and any advertising concerns. Scams could also be lurking around during your shopping experience, especially online. In 2016, more than 2,750 online purchase scams were reported to BBB Scam Tracker. According to the BBB Risk Index, they’re the third riskiest scam to consumers - 74% of victims lost money and the median loss was $101! More than 45% of backto-school shoppers plan to buy online (NRF), so make sure to only shop on secure, familiar sites. Whether you’re shopping in advance, last-minute, in stores, or online, BBB offers the following five tips for smart back-to-school purchases:

4. Be prepared for returns: Read the return policy twice just in case you need to take something back. Be aware of any restrictions on returns, such as materials you need to bring in, if you need to make returns within a specified period, whether you’ll receive cash or store credit, etc. Make sure to keep all original packaging and receipts.

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1. Be aware of form fraud: Back-to-school shopping involves filling out forms for supplies, books, enrollment – you name it. While we can sometimes go into auto-pilot mode when filling out information, be careful what information you provide and to whom you provide it. Keep a copy of the forms you turn in that have sensitive information, including your child’s birthday, address, and Social Security Number. If you are throwing a paper away that has this information, make sure to shred it first. Be careful, consumers nationwide reported more than 350 identity theft scams to BBB Scam Tracker in 2016.

an ad, look at the fine print for restrictions and dates. Be wary of coupons you see online and receive through unsolicited emails. Don’t click on pop-ups and watch out for ads that lead to phishing websites. It’s better to visit a business’ website directly by locating it through an Internet search or its BBB Business Profile than by clicking on an ad. If an ad is from a retailer you’re unfamiliar with, look them up at bbb. org. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you think an ad violates BBB’s Code of Advertising, let us know by emailing us at info@bbbemail.org.

2. Watch out for alluring ads: Whenever you see

3. Ask around: To save money without coupons,

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a-clases planean comprar en línea (NRF), así que solo debe comprar de sitios seguros y conocidos. Ya sea que este comprando de manera temprana, de última hora, en tiendas o en línea, BBB ofrece los siguientes cinco consejos para hacer inteligentes compras de regreso-a-clases:

CINCO PASOS PARA HACER MEJORES COMPRAS DE REGRESO A CLASES Rebecca Harpster

La temporada de regreso a clases se acerca rápidamente, ¡y ahora es el momento para preparase! Una encuesta de la Federación Nacional de Minoristas (NRF) encontró que los consumidores planean gastar 83.600 millones de dólares en compras de regreso a clases y regreso a universidad en el 2017, arriba 7.800 millones de dólares desde el 2016. Cuando gastando tanto dinero, asegúrese de que está comprando sabiamente. En 2016, BBB recibió más de 15.600 quejas contra tiendas al por menor y minoristas en línea.

Muchas quejas involucraron el no recibir artículos ordenados, la publicidad engañosa, y problemas con los productos. Busque todos negocios en bbb.org para ver su Perfil de Negocio de BBB, que incluye un historial de quejas, comentarios de clientes anteriores y cualquier problema de publicidad. Es posible que vaya encontrar estafas al hacer compras, especialmente en línea. En el año 2016, más de 2.750 estafas relacionadas a las compras sobre línea fueron reportadas al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB. Según el Índice de Riesgo de BBB, son la tercera estafa más riesgosa para los consumidores – el 74% de las victimas perdieron dinero y la pérdida promedio fue 101 dólares. Más de 45% de personas haciendo compras de regreso-

1) Tenga cuidado con formularios fraudulentos: Hacer compras de regreso-a-clases implica llenar formularios para los suministros, los libros, la matricula – y más. Aunque a veces podemos empezar a llenar automáticamente la información, tenga cuidado con la información que usted proporciona y a quién se la proporciona. Mantenga una copia de los formularios que entregó que incluyan información sensible - como la fecha de nacimiento, dirección, y Número de Seguridad Social de su hijo. Si usted está deshaciéndose de un papel que tenga esta información, asegúrese de primero cortarlo en tiras. Tenga cuidado, consumidores reportaron más de 350 estafas de robo de identidad al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB en 2016. 2) Tenga cuidado con anuncios engañosos: Cada vez que vea un anuncio, lea la letra pequeña para las restricciones y fechas. Tenga cuidado con correos electrónicos no solicitados y con cupones que vea en línea. No hacer clic en los “pop-ups” y tenga cuidado con anuncios que lo lleven a sitios web de phishing. Es mejor visitar el sitio web de un negocio directamente a través de una búsqueda en Internet o de su Perfil de Negocio de BBB que hacer clic en un anuncio. Si un anuncio proviene de un minorista con quien usted no está familiarizado, búsquelo en bbb.org. Recuerde, si suena demasiado bueno para ser verdad, probablemente lo sea. Si cree que un anuncio infringe el Código de Publicidad de BBB, háganlos saber a través de info@bbbemail.org.

5. Before you leave the house: Create a shopping list and a budget; search online and do price comparisons beforehand to know what to expect in stores. Make sure to look around for any leftover supplies, and “shop at home” so that you don’t buy anything unnecessary. Be on the prowl for coupons: sign up for email alerts, coupon apps, and apps from your favorite stores. If you’re making a large purchase, like electronics or a dorm refrigerator, do a lot of research on features beforehand so you know exactly what you need. Visit go.bbb.org/sf-backtoschool for tips on backto-school shopping, hiring a tutor, avoiding child identity theft, and more. If you come across a scam while preparing for the school year, make sure to report it to BBB Scam Tracker at bbb.org/ scamtracker to help warn others! You can reach your BBB at info@bbbemail.org or (510) 844-2000, or by visiting goldengate.bbb.org

3) Pregunte a otros: Para ahorrar dinero sin cupones, aproveche su comunidad. Trabaje con otros padres – comprando suministros en grandes cantidades y dividiéndolos puede ahorrarle dinero. Busque u organice un intercambio de ropa en línea o en su vecindad; esto puede ser una gran manera de reciclar sus artículos y reducir costos. 4) Prepárese para los devoluciones: Lea la política de retorno dos veces en caso de que usted necesite devolver algo. Este consciente de cualquier restricción sobre los retornos, cómo material que necesita traer, si necesita hacer retornos en un periodo determinado, si usted va a recibir dinero en efectivo o crédito de la tienda, etc. Asegúrese de mantener el empaque original y todos los recibos. 5) Antes de salir de la casa: Cree una lista de compras y un presupuesto; busque artículos en línea y haga comparaciones de precios para saber qué esperar en las tiendas. “Haga compras en casa” para evitar comprar algo innecesario. Busque cupones a través de registrarse para: alertas de correo electrónico, aplicaciones de cupones, y aplicaciones de sus tiendas favoritas. Si va a hacer una compra grande, como electrónicas o un refrigerador para un dormitorio, haga su investigación sobre características para que sepa exactamente lo que necesita. Visite go.bbb.org/sf-backtoschool para consejos sobre hacer compras de regreso a clases, evitar el robo de identidad, contratar una tutora, y más. Si se encuentra una estafa mientras hacer compras de regreso-a-clases, asegúrese de reportarlo al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB en bbb.org/ scamtracker para ayudar a otros. Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Puede ponerse en contacto con su BBB a través de info@bbbemail. org o (510) 844-2000, o en goldengate.bbb.org


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HEALTH

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SIMPLE WAYS TO ADD PHYSICAL FITNESS TO YOUR DAILY ROUTINE

If you don’t have time to fit in a scheduled workout, try using daily tasks to incorporate fitness, Johnson advises. “You’ll still be able to reap the benefits of exercise by using small bouts of movement throughout the day. Two 10-minute walks, a few sets of stairs and some five-minute intervals of bodyweight squats, lunges or push-ups can add up to big health benefits.” Here are some tips to get moving throughout the day: Turn chores into exercise. * Mow the lawn or do some gardening. The physical benefit is good for your health, plus gardening can enhance your mood, and the food you grow offers great nutritional benefits. * Try bicycling to run errands. Leave the car in the garage and bring out your bike for a quick run to the grocery store.

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Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level. Incorporating physical fitness into your everyday activities can save you time and also burn calories, and it doesn't have to take much time or effort.

“For many people, the biggest obstacle to getting more exercise is time,” says Danielle Johnson, physical therapist and wellness physical therapist for the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. “People feel stretched between their career, child care demands and family commitments. Thinking of spending an hour extra at the gym may feel overwhelming.”

* Turn household cleaning into a mini workout. “For example, mopping floors gives your shoulders and back a workout, and can burn more than 100 calories in just 30 minutes,” Johnson says. Find fitness opportunities with friends. * Instead of going out for dinner or drinks with friends, do something physical, like taking a walk, going for a bike ride or engaging in a physical activity like tennis or bowling. * Take your dog to the park, or play with them

AUGUST 18 - 24, 2017 in your own backyard. A game of fetch is not only great exercise for your furry friend — it works your muscles, too. * Join or start a sports team with your friends. Whether it's softball, basketball or soccer, taking part in a sport you enjoy will improve both your physical and mental well-being. Stay curious and improve upon what you’re already doing. * Do you already walk daily? Try walking faster or choose a challenging route with hills. * Take up a new summer outdoor sport, such as canoeing, paddle boarding or inline skating. * If there’s a cause you feel passionate about, try training to participate in a run or walk to raise funds. * If you play golf, walk the course and carry your own clubs instead of using a cart and caddy. “Every little bit counts,” Johnson says. “Research suggests that as little as 10 minutes of cardiovascular activity can make a big difference in your health and fitness measures. I often equate health to putting away money for retirement. Putting away savings, even in small amounts, will add up big over time. The same can be said for your health. Investing in opportunities to be active, even for short periods of time, adds up. The key is to be consistent.”


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BBB TIPS FOR HIRING THE RIGHT TUTOR

Although the school year hasn’t quite started, now is a great time to start thinking about tutoring services. Hiring a tutor for your child is a great way to help them with a subject they struggle in, ensure that they’re staying on top of their curriculum, or prepare them for an assessment. When looking for a tutor, however, it can be difficult to know where to start. There are many different options out there: from frequency and subject matter to types of tutoring businesses. In 2016, Better Business Bureau (BBB) received hundreds of complaints against tutoring companies nationwide. Common complaints involve tutors taking payment but not showing up to scheduled sessions, and difficulty obtaining a refund. The following BBB tips will help you find the best tutor for your child: • Know your options. There are many types of tutoring services: in-home oneon-one sessions, small group lessons, online instruction, and tutoring centers. You also have to choose between hiring an individual freelance tutor, and going through a tutoring company that will match you to a tutor. If you’re looking for a business, make sure to check bbb.org. There you can see a business’ BBB Rating, complaint history and reviews from past customers. • Ask for referrals. Asking friends and family if they have any recommendations is a great place to start. You can also ask your child’s favorite teacher, or other school employees for referrals. Make sure the tutor is knowledgeable in the specific area your child needs help in and has

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COMMUNITY

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experience working with students your child’s age. • Check references. You should ask the individual tutor or tutoring service for references, and contact them. It’s best to speak to at least three references. Ask about their experience with the tutor and what sort of results they saw. Is the tutor dependable? Friendly? Knowledgeable? When you’re interviewing potential tutors, make sure they understand what you’re looking for. Some tutors are better at homework help, some are better at longterm lessons, and some are better at quick test preparation. See what your tutor is used to doing, and examine if that’s what your child needs. • Discuss the details. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! Make sure to talk about availability - when is the tutor free and how flexible are they? Having a consistent schedule is best, but you may need to add additional sessions if a big test is coming up. It’s important to discuss pricing before hiring a tutor. Price will depend on the level of experience of the tutor, frequency and type of sessions, and whether or not you’re going through a center. It’s also a good idea to talk to the tutor about benchmarks of success beforehand. Communicate your goals and how you’ll measure them. • Include your child. The most important factor to consider is your child’s comfort with the tutor. Make sure to include your child in the hiring process. Throughout the process, ask your child how they think the sessions are improving their school work. If your child is not comfortable with or doesn’t like a tutor it can have a big impact on the session’s effectiveness, so don’t be afraid to find a different one. You can reach your BBB at info@ bbbemail.org or (510) 844-2000, or by visiting goldengate.bbb.org

Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Aunque el año escolar todavía no ha comenzado, ahora es un buen momento para empezar a pensar sobre contratar a un tutor. La contratación de un tutor para su hijo es una gran manera de ayudarles con materias escolares, asegurar de que están aprendiendo durante todo el año, o prepararlos para una evaluación o prueba. Cuando buscando un tutor, puede ser difícil saber dónde empezar. Hay muchas opciones diferentes entre frecuencia, materias, tipos de empresa de tutor, y más. En 2016, Better Business Bureau (BBB) recibió cientos de quejas contra las empresas de tutores. Las quejas comunes involucraron tutores que toman pago pero no se presentan a sesiones, y dificultad obtener a un reembolso. Los siguientes consejos de BBB le ayudarán a encontrar el mejor tutor para su hijo: • Sepa sus opciones. Hay muchos tipos de servicios de tutores: sesiones individuales en su hogar, clases en grupos pequeños, instrucción en línea, y centros de tutores. También tiene que elegir entre contratando un tutor individual e independiente, y pagando por una empresa de tutores que va a emparejar su hijo con un tutor. Si está buscando un negocio, asegúrese de ir a bbb. org. Allí puede ver la calificación de BBB de una empresa, su historial de quejas, y comentarios de clientes anteriores. • Pida recomendaciones. Pedir amigos y familia si tienen alguna recomendación es una gran idea. También puede preguntar al maestro favorito de su hijo u otros empleados de su escuela para referencias. Asegúrese de que el tutor está bien informado en el área en que su hijo necesita ayuda y de que tiene experiencia trabajando con estudiantes de la edad de su hijo. •

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pedir al tutor individual o el servicio de tutores para referencias, y póngase en contacto con ellos. Es mejor hablar con al menos tres referencias. Pregúntelos acerca de su experiencia con el tutor y qué tipo de resultados vieron. ¿Es el tutor fiable? ¿Amistoso? ¿Experto? Cuando está entrevistando a tutores potenciales, asegúrese de que entienden lo que usted está buscando. Algunos tutores son mejores a ayudando con la tarea, algunos son mejores en lecciones durante todo el año escolar, y algunos son mejores con la preparación rápida para una prueba. Pregunte al tutor lo que están acostumbrado a hacer, y piense sobre si eso es lo que su hijo necesita. • Discuta los detalles. ¡No tenga miedo de hacer preguntas! Asegúrese de hablar acerca de la disponibilidad y un horario. ¿Cuándo es el tutor libre, y son flexibles? Tener un calendario consistente es mejor, pero es posible que usted necesitará que agregar sesiones adicionales si una prueba se acerca. Es importante discutir el precio antes de contratar a un tutor. El precio dependerá en el nivel de experiencia del tutor, la frecuencia y el tipo de sesiones, y si usted está usando a un negocio o a un individual. También es una buena idea hablar con el tutor sobre puntos de referencia de éxito de antemano. Comunique sus metas y cómo las medirá. • Incluya a su hijo. El factor más importante es la comodidad de su hijo con el tutor. Asegúrese de incluir a su hijo en el proceso de contratación. Pregúntele a su hijo cómo piensan que las sesiones están mejorando su trabajo escolar. Si su hijo no se siente cómodo con o no le gusta un tutor, puede tener un gran impacto en la eficacia de los sesiones, así que no tenga miedo de encontrar un tutor diferente. Puede ponerse en contacto con su BBB a través de info@bbbemail.org o (510) 8442000, o en goldengate.bbb.org


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time, plus my classes so that wouldn’t give a lot of free time to do research,” Patiño said. According to the Mercury News, UC Berkeley became the first school in the Bay Area to partner with the Alameda County Community Food Bank. Then, following its steps, Cal State East Bay and Laney College, in Oakland, also started working with the food bank.

As the summer comes to an end, college students across the Bay Area are getting ready to go back to school. But instead of worrying about what to wear the first day of class or if friends are in the same classes, many of them are worrying about whether they’ll have the resources to eat throughout the semester. It’s a reality that a big number of students go through. According to the Mercury News, a survey conducted in 2016 by the University of California shows that one in five students in the University of California System go hungry at school and a report by California State University says that about one in four of its students don’t have enough money to eat.

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Isaac Patiño, a fourth-year art student at San Jose State University is part of the statistics. “My first three years I would only have two meals a day, sometimes just one meal,” Patiño said. “There were days where I didn’t have any money and my friends would invite me over to their home and that’s where I would eat.”

Modesto, Calif. to attend SJSU and even though he shares an apartment with three people he says that sometimes he had to choose between paying his rent or eating. “First year was so hard, I had come from a place where there was food all day and I never thought I would be in that situation…. the high rent has definitely been a factor.”

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students at SJSU that go through or have gone hungry at school. An SJSU student Affairs survey shows that “approximately half of SJSU students are sometimes skipping meals due to cost.” However, not all students might know that there are resources available for them. “I never knew of any program, maybe because I was so busy all the time…I worked full-

However, there are also resources available for students who go through hunger at SJSU. Students can have access to Food Shelves, which are self-serve informal pantries and there isn’t any need for registration where students can just stop and take the items needed. There’s also CHEW (Cooking Healthy, Eating Well), these are free cooking classes and all students that participate take free food and tips. The “Just in Time” program is partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank which is on campus once a month and have groceries for students. “I wish I would have known about these [programs], it would have made a big difference in my education,” said Patiño, who is graduating in December and hopes to create awareness with his own family members and siblings who will attend college soon.


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Técnicos de Restauración de Ecológica - South Oakland, CA; San Lorenzo Tenemos puestos de trabajo para técnico de restauración de ecología para trabajar en el área de Oakland, CA. Funciones incluyen plantación, el deshierbe manual, la limpieza de la basura, rescate de plantas nativas, excavación de zanjas, control de la erosión, y otros trabajos de construcción diversos. También ayudara con la propagación de plantas. $15.00 dólares por hora. Como un contratista federal, apliquen "prevailing wages". • Se capacitará a usar varios tipos de equipos (pulverizador de herbicidas, tanza, etc.) • Debe ser capaces de estar de pie, agacharse y doblarse por largos períodos de tiempo, en ambientes de temperaturas fluctuantes. • Requiere la capacidad de levantar y llevar el mínimo de 50 libras en un terreno desigual. • Deben ser autorizados a trabajar legalmente en los Estados Unidos. Beneficios incluyen seguro de salud y dental, 401K, días pagados de vacaciones, de enfermedad, días festivos, seguro de vida. También tenemos posiciones para lideres de trabajadores, estos hacen el trabajo de técnicos y también son supervisores. Debe ser elegible para manejar. El pago es más alto. Utilizamos E-Verify. Llame a Tim Buonaccorsi (619)308-9333 X173 o Martha Aranibar (619)308-9333 x147 Habitat Restoration Technician, South Oakland; San Lorenzo We have an opening for a Habitat Restoration Technician. Duties will include planting, hand weeding, clearing trash, raking, salvaging, trenching, erosion control, miscellaneous construction work. $15.00 (DOE). As a Federal Contractor, prevailing wages may apply on some jobs. • Must be able to stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time, in environments of fluctuating temperatures. • Will be trained to use various types of equipment (herbicide sprayer, trimmer, etc). • Requires the ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds on uneven terrain. • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States Benefits included health/dental insurance, 401k Plan, paid PTO, sick, holidays, life insurance. We also have openings for Crew Leaders that perform all of the above in addition to leading small crews. Must have clean driving record. Pay is higher... We use E-Verify. Call Tim Buonaccorsi (619)308-9333 x173 or Martha Aranibar (619)308-9333 x147

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registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Jon Jovi Olaveja August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632898 The following person(s) is (are) doing business SOVIDE 1289 Weathersfield Way San Jose, CA 95118, Santa Clara County. Oriel Belzer 1289 Weathersfield Way San Jose, CA 95118. This business is conducted

by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 08/14/2017. “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.) Oriel Belzer August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/14/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632861

The following person(s) is (are) doing business Los Compadres Bar and Grill Inc 4126 Monterey Hwy San Jose, CA 95111, Santa Clara County. Los Compadres Bar and Grill Inc 4126 Monterey Hwy San Jose, CA 95111. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 08/11/2017. “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.) Larry Torres Treasurer August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/11/2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314347 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Susan Hallie Dolcourt. Petitioner(s) Susan Hallie Dolcourt has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Susan Hallie Dolcourt to Hallie Dolcourt. 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 11/14/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of


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petition for change of name should not be granted on 11/14/2017 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. August 14, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314520 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Leslie Eileen De La Cruz Orbe. Petitioner(s) Leslie Eileen De La Cruz Orbe has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Leslie Eileen De La Cruz Orbe to Leslie Eileen De La Cruz Orbe. 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 11/21/2017 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. August 16, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17cv314556 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Federico L. Garcia & Sandra L. Garcia. Petitioner(s) Federico L. Garcia & Sandra L. Garcia have filed a petition for Change of Name with the

clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Gustavo David A. Garcia to Gustavo David Avila Garcia. 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 11/21/2017 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. August 16, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314301 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: LaShauna Moore-Boots. Petitioner(s) LaShauna Moore-Boots has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nicholas Xavier Alexander Swanson to Xavier Alexander Moore. 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 11/14/2017 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. August 10, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

NO. 17CV314402 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Victor Hong and Jennifer Liu. Petitioner(s) Victor Hong and Jennifer Liu have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Rainbow Shun- Xi Hong to Elia Rainbow Hong. 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 11/14/2017 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. August 14, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV308417 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maria C. Hernandez. Petitioner(s) Maria C. Hernandez has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Maria C. Hernandez to Maria Mandujano Hernandez. 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 09/19/2017 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 21, 2017

Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314537 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Luchuan Xu and Chan Cheng. Petitioner(s) Luchuan Xu and Chan Cheng have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Jiazhuo Xu to Michael Jiazhuo Xu. 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 11/21/2017 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. August 16, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 18, 25; September 1, 8, 2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632718 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Area Bay Security Services 3230 Heritage Point Ct San Jose, CA 95148, Santa Clara County. Jaspal S Rahal 3230 Heritage Point Ct San Jose, CA 95148. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 08/07/2017. “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.) Jaspal Rahal August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/08/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632730 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Silicon Valley Auto Films 156 Santa Rosa Drive San Jose, CA 95111, Santa Clara County. Jose Cazares Jr 156 Santa Rosa Drive San Jose, CA 95111. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun transacting 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.) Jose Cazares Jr August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/08/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business HQ Video 675 Saratoga Ave San Jose, CA 95129, Santa Clara County. High Quality Video Inc 21 W 45 St FL 2 New York NY 10036. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun transacting 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.) Imoto, Hirofumi President August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/14/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632373 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Van Dyke Properties 1141 N. 2nd St San Jose, CA 95112, Santa Clara County. Financial Savings Corp. 3096 Whitesand Dr. San Jose, CA 95148. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 01/01/2017 “I declare that all informa-

CLASSIFIEDS / LEGALS tion 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.) Duydat Vu CEO August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/27/2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313983 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Kusham Gupta, Shashi Gupta. Petitioner(s) Kusham Gupta, Shashi Gupta have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Pervash Gupta to Hersh Vardhan Gupta. 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 11/07/2017 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. August 3, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314114 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Sara Ann Lempert. Petitioner(s) Sara Ann Lempert has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Sara Ann Lempert to Sal Kass Lempert. 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

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petition for change of name should not be granted on 11/07/2017 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. August 7, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314103 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Raquel Belen Magana - Cid. Petitioner(s) Raquel Belen Magana - Cid has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Raquel Belen Magana – Cid to Raquel Belen Cid – Soto. 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 11/07/2017 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. August 7, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314133 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Lillian K Pan. Petitioner(s) Chun Cheng Pan and Yiyin Chun have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a


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decree changing names as follows: a. Lillian K Pan to Lillian Guanen Pan. 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 11/07/2017 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. August 7, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV310508 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Marialy Clyde Villyena. Petitioner(s) Marialy Clyde Villyena has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Marialy Clyde Villyena to Saira Marialy Tkach. 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 11/07/2017 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. August 8, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV311719 Superior Court of Califor-

nia, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Prince. Petitioner(s) Prince has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Prince to Prince Raj b. Manci to Manci Raj. 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 09/12/2017 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 13, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314117 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Nhon Thanh Pham. Petitioner(s) Nhon Thanh Pham has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nhon Thanh Pham to Allen Thanh Pham. 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 11/07/2017 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. August 7, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV314263 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Pegah Zargarian. Petitioner(s) Pegah Zargarian has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Amirhossein Talebolelm to Sam A.T. Abedi. 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 11/14/2017 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. August 9, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632497 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Allgrand Company 1098 Huntingdon Drive San Jose, CA 95129, Santa Clara County. Meilung Chu 1098 Huntingdon Drive San Jose, CA 95129. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 03/01/1999. “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.) Meilung Chu August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 08/01/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 631954 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Nesiwet 337 Laguna Dr

Milpitas CA 95035, Santa Clara County. Gueorgui Krastev 337 Laguna Dr Milpitas CA 95035. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun transacting 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.) Gueorgui Krastev August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/13/2017

hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 10/31/2017 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. August 1, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 631830 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Tacos Y Birria Cupuan Del Rio 660 E. Gish Rd San Jose, CA 95112, Santa Clara County. Margarita Campos Ramirez 2728 Aida Ave San Jose, CA 95122 and Luis Manuel Cabrera Lozano 463 Wooster Ave Apt C16 San Jose, CA 95116. This business is conducted by a married couple; registrants have not begun transacting 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.) Margarita Campos Ramirez August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/10/2017

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313774 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Jeong Ah Lee. Petitioner(s) Jeong Ah Lee has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Jeong Ah Lee to Jeong Ah Joy Lee. 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 10/31/2017 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. August 1, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313806 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Xiaoyan Chen and Peng Stephen Zhao. Petitioner(s) Xiaoyan Chen and Peng Stephen Zhao have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Xiaoyan Chen to Xiaoyan Christine Chen b. Nicholas Zhao to Nicholas Taiwei Zhao. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313771 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Le Xiao. Petitioner(s) Le Xiao has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Le Xiao to Carly Le Xiao. 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 10/31/2017 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. August 1, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313767 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ashish Malik. Petitioner(s) Ashish Malik has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Ashish Malik to Ek Hukum. 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 10/31/2017 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 31, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313737 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Merit Vizcarra Cordova/ Jose Luis Garcia. Petitioner(s) Merit Vizcarra Cordova/ Jose Luis Garcia have filed a petition for Change of Name with the

AUGUST 18 - 24, 2017 clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Zulia Yaretzi Zepeda Vizcarra to Zulia Yaretzi Garcia Vizcarra. 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 10/31/2017 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 31, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313287 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Adriana Elizabeth Rosas Coronado. Petitioner(s) Adriana Elizabeth Rosas Coronado has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Adriana Elizabeth Rosas Coronado to Adriana Elizabeth Barriga. 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 10/17/2017 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 19, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE

OF NAME NO. 17CV313512 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Mary Israni and Vijay Israni. Petitioner(s) Mary Israni and Vijay Israni have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Julie Israni to Kayla Julie Israni. 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 10/24/2017 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 25, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 Notice of Petition to Administer Estate of June Baker No.17PR181610 A Petition for Probate has been filed by Jennie Finch in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. The Petition for Probate requests that Jennie Finch be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent, June Baker. 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


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AUGUST 18 - 24, 2017 will be held in this court as follows: 10/4/2017 at 9:00am, Dept. 12, located at 191 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. 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 repres5entative 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 section 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. Attorney for Petitioner: Shahram Miri 802 Gilman Ave, Suite 27 Campbell, CA 95008 (408) 866-8382 August 4, 11, 18, 2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 631457 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Manzana Pools 260 Nancy Ln San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Fernando Manzanares 260 Nancy Ln San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 06/28/2017 “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.) Fernando Manzanares July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 06/28/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632170 The following person(s) is (are) doing business VATELWARE 3228 Stephanie Court San Jose, CA 95132, Santa Clara County. Vatelware LLC, 3228 Stephanie Court San Jose, CA 95132. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company; registrant has not begun transacting 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.) Zachery Smith Manager July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/20/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632187 The following person(s) is (are) doing business H. D. Trucking 1938 Panama Ave San Jose, CA 95122, Santa Clara County. Humberto Duran 1938 Panama Ave San Jose, CA 95122. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/20/2017 “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.) Humberto Duran July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/20/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632079 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Jacaranda Handmade 350 E Taylor St Apt 2221 San Jose, CA 95112, Santa

Clara County. Maria Ines Ross Tacoo 350 E Taylor St Apt 2221 San Jose, CA 95112. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun transacting 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.) Maria Ines Ross Tacoo July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/18/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632319 The following person(s) is (are) doing business El Rincon Beauty Salon 232 S. White Rd. San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Ignacio Marmolejo 232 S. White Rd. San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/02/1992 “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.) Ignacio Marmolejo July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/26/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632265 The following person(s) is (are) doing business A-Z Learning Day Care 282 North Claremont Ave San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Aurora Mariel Uicab 282 North Claremont Ave San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/25/2017 “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.) Aurora Mariel Uicab July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017

This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/25/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632175 The following person(s) is (are) doing business JG Gonzalez 595 S White Rd San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Jesus G Matias 595 S White Rd San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 03/01/2011 “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 G Matias July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/20/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632051 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Martin Plumbing and Services 207 North White Road San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Arnold Martin 207 North White Road San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 08/24/2012 “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.) Arnold Martin July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/17/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 632127 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Robert James Organic Haircare 22 South Santa Cruz Ave, Suite A Los Gatos CA 95030, Santa Clara County. RJOH333 22 South Santa Cruz Ave, Suite A Los Gatos CA 95030. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not

begun transacting 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.) Robert Bundy President July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 07/19/2017 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name NO. 631460 The following person/entity has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name Manzana Pools 260 Nancy Ln San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara Co. Alberto Manzanarez 260 Nancy Ln San Jose, CA 95127. This business was conducted by an individual and was filed in Santa Clara County on 08/19/2016 under file no. 620679 Alberto Manzanarez July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 06/28/2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313557 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Linares, Sonia and Linares, Raymundo. Petitioner(s) Linares, Sonia and Linares, Raymundo have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Campos Medina, Cris Mateo to Linares Medina, Cris Mateo. 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 10/24/2017 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 26, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313509 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Xuehong Li. Petitioner(s) Xuehong Li has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Xuehong Li to Janessa P Li. 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 10/24/2017 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 25, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313229 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Mel Zhen Huang. Petitioner(s) Mel Zhen Huang has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Jia Xin Zhu to Lily Jiaxin Zhu. 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 10/10/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of

CLASSIFIEDS / LEGALS 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 19, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313239 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Deepti Diwaker & Gokul Radhakrishnan. Petitioner(s) Deepti Diwaker & Gokul Radhakrishnan have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Atharv Radhakrishnan to Atharv Gokul. 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 10/17/2017 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 19, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV313342 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Seyedeh Bita Mousavi Majad. Petitioner(s) Seyedeh Bita Mousavi Majad has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Seyedeh Bita Mousavi Majad to Tania Majd. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in

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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 10/17/2017 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 21, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 17CV312614 Superior Court of California, County of Santa ClaraIn the matter of the application of: Lovedeep Rani. Petitioner(s) Lovedeep Rani has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a Lovedeep Rani to Lovedeep Bagga b. Neelam Rani to Neelam Bagga c. FNU Neha to Neha Bagga. 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 10/03/2017 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 5, 2017 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court July 28; August 4, 11, 18, 2017


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These days, many countries around the world produce food guidelines periodically to help improve nutrition and encourage healthy lifestyles among their populaces. The most recent update for Americans came in 2013 when the Obama administration released its MyPlate guidelines suggesting that a healthy diet consists of 30 percent grains, 40 percent vegetables, 10 percent fruits and 20 percent protein, the latter including some dairy. In unveiling the MyPlate guidelines, First Lady Michelle Obama suggested that Americans need not measure out exact proportions but instead simply make sure to exercise portion control and fill half their plates with fruits and vegetables and the other half with lean proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy. But earlier this year Canada came out with its own new set of more detailed food guidelines which public health advocates are praising as an improvement over America’s relatively simplistic standards. Indeed, Canada’s new Food Guide incorporates specific recommendations for eating the right foods according to an individual’s age and gender, and also offers tips regarding serving size for each food and preferred cooking methods, as well as suggestions for maintaining a wholesome lifestyle and body weight with daily physical activity. Based on input from some 20,000 Canadians, Canada’s new Food Guide encourages the intake of plant-based proteins like legumes and soy products rather than meats and dairy (although still advises to give whole milk, low-fat yogurt and cheese to young children). "There’s no more dairy food group, a win not only for public health but also cultural inclusivity, given that up to 90 percent of

some non-European ethnicities are lactose intolerant,” says Anna Pippus, an animal rights lawyer and director of Farmed Animal Advocacy at the non-profit Animal Justice. “It’s also a huge win for the cows who really don’t want us to kill their babies so we can steal their milk.” Pippus adds that instead the new guidelines “sensibly advise people to drink water.” Canada’s new Food Guide also recommends avoiding fruit juices—even those that are 100 percent fruit—as well as other sweetened beverages and energy drinks, instead suggesting water as by far the best way to stay hydrated. The Canadian guidelines also promotes making food from scratch whenever possible, while acknowledging that frozen, packaged and canned foods can be worthy substitutes if necessary. And in a nod to the interconnectedness of our food systems, Canada’s new guide highlights how the choices we make about what we eat impacts the environment and has serious consequences regarding keeping the planet safe and clean. While Canada may be far ahead of many countries in promoting healthier lifestyles and smarter food choices, we can all learn a thing or two from our neighbors to the north about how making small changes in our diets can lead to healthier, longer lives. The release of Canada’s new guide also underscores the need for the U.S. to update its own food guidelines accordingly. But regardless of whether or not the Trump administration feels compelled to issue its own dietary updates, concerned Americans can take matters into their own hands by upping the proportion of organic and locally sourced foods on their dinner plates and tempering a balanced diet with moderate amounts of daily exercise.

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OUTSIDE LANDS TENTH ANNIVERSARY ROUND UP

The decade old music, food and booze festival continues to bring in great mainstream and upcoming acts to the fields of Golden Gate Park should have seen her live, but such is life. You win some great performances, you miss some. One bad news item I will add for this year’s lineup was the rescheduling, then outright cancellation of legendary hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. Friday was supposed to be the double whammy of Tribe, followed by Gorillaz, but unfortunately it was not meant to be. Their first cancellation was due to “travel” issues, but when they ultimately canceled again Saturday it took a few days and a statement from the group for them to apologize and add, “We wanted to play for you and we wanted to honor Phife's wife in their hometown. Unfortunately, everything did not come together before the closing curfew. For that, we are deeply sorry. We look to correct this and regain your confidence.” Phife Dawg, one of the members of the group, passed away last March from complications related to diabetes. This tour, including the Outside Lands set,

was touted as their final world tour, with this being the tail end, and the last performance ever in the United States. So, safe to say, there were a lot of upset fans, I was one of them ( :/ ). But I cannot imagine such a group feeling whole missing one of their key pieces, and I hope the best for them in their future endeavors, even if they don’t reunite under the Tribe name. I do believe though that thanks needs to be given to the promoters of OSL, Another Planet, which were able to make the smoothest transition and changes possible with sudden losses of headliners this past weekend. Great job on that end. Regardless of the rollercoaster that A Tribe Called Quest's cancellation caused for the festival (and again, me), it turned out to be full of highlights and fun, it’s hard not to have a smile on your face when you’re amongst good music and the cool air of San Francisco, drinking an IPA and looking out at the lit-up tree line of Golden Gate Park. Only at Outside Lands. Until next year.

Overcast but always fun, the main Lands End stage of Outside Lands is pictured while alternative artist K. Flay performs on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Photo Credit: Arturo Hilario

Arturo Hilario El Observador The early August event that takes over the Polo Fields and surrounding areas of Golden Gate Park and turns it into an art and music wonderland returned for its tenth anniversary last weekend, and although there were some hiccups with the lineup, the party kept rolling, and even had Henry Rollins included. One of the upgrades this year was the beefed-up Barbary Coast comedy and stand up tent which was renovated and moved into a bigger space at the Outside Lands (OSL) grounds. This was my first happy place of the weekend, as Henry Rollins, known for his time with the seminal punk band Black Flag, proceeded to tell us about himself and his experiences. During his set, he revealed a lot about himself and the way he sees the world, mostly in a very positive light meant for experiencing, and in a very earnest and humorous way. It was a chance attendance for me, and it unknowingly became a bucket list item I didn’t know I needed to get done. Navigating the festival was easy as it has been since I began attending, as long as

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you have a map you’re set. Although I’ll always prefer a physical map, to take notes on who I want to see and get a feel for where things are located, the app which also features alerts on changes and your chosen set times is a good alternative. I felt the app was less buggy than its previous incarnation, and also had the map feature which essentially overlays the nice design of the OSL map over Google Maps and lets you figure out where you are, where you’re going, and what foods you want to stuff in your face.

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Speaking of stuffing faces, OSL’s food continues to raise the bar for what to expect at a music event. This isn’t hot dogs and heat lamp burgers, and it’s never been that way at OSL. Established eateries that were there included Humphry Slocombe, Rocko's Ice Cream Tacos, Curry Up Now and Chairman Truck. I think my favorite food was the Filipino Veggie Pancit Noodles and Shanghai Pork Lumpias from FOB Kitchen though. I will scour the Bay Area for those again. Now onto the performances. Artists did not disappoint, with my highlights being: Porches, Kali Uchis, the legendary Gorillaz, K. Flay, Solange, and Schoolboy Q. I watched Lorde’s set after the weekend, insuring my beliefs that I

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Mario Jiménez Castillo El Obser vador Una Santa muy venerada dentro de la comunidad católica mundial, su fecha de celebración es el día 18 de agosto. Según la leyenda y los historiadores, ella tuvo mucho inf luencia dentro del imperio romano y algunos historiadores af irman que cuando su hijo Constantino editó

la Biblia y el Nuevo Testamento como los conocemos hoy en día, fue su madre Santa Elena quien colaboró con él en esta misión tan importante e histórica. Varios libros del viejo y nuevo testamento fueron extraídos, uno de ellos el de Santo Tomás Apóstol, quién af irmó en sus escritos que Jesucristo también tenía una vida sentimental, una esposa y que fue padre de una niña. Para las iglesias católicas y cristianas en general esto es una blasfemia, pero vivimos en un mundo lleno de hipocresía religiosa, donde sacerdotes abusan sexualmente a menores de edad, pastores roban y se enriquecen ilícitamente y nadie dice nada, preferimos guardar silencio. ¡Que Dios nos perdone! Santa Elena nació en una posada en Bitinia, de la cual su padre era el dueño. A muy joven edad se desposó con un general romano, llamado Constancio. Del matrimonio nació un hijo llamado Constantino. Cuando Constancio llegó a convertirse en el sucesor del imperio,

Verano junto al mar El horario extendido de verano se traduce en más tiempo para vivir la diversión en el Monterey Bay Aquarium. Atardeceres en la Bahía Inicia tus fines de semana desde temprano. Disfruta del horario extendido, música en vivo y de increíbles manjares los días viernes (sólo en julio) y sábados (de julio a septiembre).

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Pasa la noche en el Acuario Duerme bajo las estrellas (de mar) junto a tu exhibición favorita. Disfruta de programas especiales y refrigerios, además del desayuno y entrada al Acuario el siguiente día.

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abandonó a Santa Elena y se casó con la hijastra del emperador. El hijo de ambos, Constantino, ganó una serie de importantes batallas que le convirtieron en emperador y nombró a su madre reina e hizo que su rostro fuera grabado en las monedas del imperio. Constantino se convirtió al cristianismo e hizo que su madre también se convirtiera. En pleno sexenio de su vida, Santa Elena se volvió cristiana y repartió entre los más necesitados, muchas de las riquezas del imperio romano. Según cuenta la tradición oral, Santa Elena viajó a Palestina y se dice que encontró vestigios de lo que fue la cruz de Jesucristo, la que aún conser vaba tres clavos. Con la cruz curó a varias personas de enfermedades incurables como la lepra. A ños después, Santa Elena hizo que se construyera una iglesia en el sitio en donde encontró la cruz. Peticiones: se le pide por la salud de otras personas. Es la patrona de los divorciados y miles de ellos han sido testigos de milagros de amor. Muchos f ieles que se han separado de sus parejas o han perdido el amor

AUGUST 18 - 24, 2017 de las mismas, le piden a la Santa con mucho fer vor y son millares de testimonios que dan fe de los milagros que han sido obtenidos a través de la fe en las oraciones e invocaciones a Santa Elena. Oración a Santa Elena Santa Elena, excelsa reina, que fuiste al calvario y tres clavos trajiste. El primero lo tiraste al mar, el segundo lo consagraste y el tercero, yo te lo pido, para que por medio de él, mis súplicas sean escuchadas, mis lamentos atendidos y mis necesidades satisfechas. Que venga la dicha y nadie la detenga. Que venga la paz y nadie la detenga y que venga el amor de la persona que me convenga. Todo te lo pido en honor y gloria al Redentor, nuestro Señor Jesucristo. Amén.


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PHANTOM TRIGGER: NINTENDO SWITCH GAME REVIEW in-line with how the rest of the user’s experience will go. There is a distinct lack of tutorial or hand-holding to start the game. I like to imagine myself as an experienced, “pro” gamer, but even I was calling for a bit more guidance. Phantom Trigger gives no attempt to clue the gamer in on controls, combos, or even where to go. Luckily the level design is a bit linear.

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This action rouge-like game may drive you as insane as the main character. In Phantom Trigger you play as Stan, a man dealing with some mysterious illness which seems to cause some sort of… mental lapses. Without spoiling too much, the narrative is a bit jarring by design; it jumps around and leaves the player as confused as Stan. It shifts from Stan’s real world – working out his illness with experts and his wife – and some fantasy land where the user gets to control all of the difficult action. Though the story is confusing, it’s actually

Though the level design isn’t too large or sprawling, it is possible to get lost as everything looks a bit same-y. The environments in each episode look like they are in the same “cave” (think dark colors), but I wouldn’t say this is necessarily a bad thing. The levels themselves are a tad confusing, but nothing that will leave you lost for a lengthy period of time. And even if you were to get lost, you can take comfort in knowing that your dash mechanic is fun and fast. Despite its faults, where the game shines –the combat, mobility, combos – it really shines.

combos that are learned by leveling up. The combat is both satisfying and frustrating. When you are able to “get in the zone“ and weave in and out between enemies without getting hit, the game feels great and satisfying. But mis-time an enemy’s attack or mis-judge the dash’s length, and it’s easy to descend into frustration. The enemies have extremely predictable patterns and taken 1v1, they are not too difficult. The issue arises with juggling multiple enemies in a confined space and having the attacks compound on you with a single mistake. Upping the difficulty a bit too is the game’s checkpoint system. It’s a standard system where you are granted re-tries and are respawned back at the latest checkpoint upon death. The issue is it’s very easy to allow two hits from the monsters to become 6 and then suddenly you’re left hunting the next checkpoint with only two hits worth

of HP left. Dying comes very easily, forcing you to replay the same areas constantly, and leave you wanting to take a long break. Lastly, I also had a minor grip with the controls. It seems like the kind of game that would work natively with a controller, but it required a keyboard /mouse set up, but that’s okay. The issue is that there is a cursor on the screen but our hero does not attack in the direction of the cursor, he attacks in the direction he is facing, mean you aim with the WASD keys. It took a bit getting used to, but I still maintain that overall it felt very imprecise and a bit counter-intuitive. For a game that starts on “hard” by default, it surely lives up to that standard. Despite the difficulty and control issues, the game as a whole is fun and definitely warrants some attention. The total length of the game is ~7 hours and is reported to have 5 different endings!

Our hero has the ability to use an instantaneous dash maneuver. The dash moves so fast it’s essentially a teleport move that requires caution of any line-ofsight obstacles which may block your dash when you need it most. The best part of the dash is that it’s blended in with the combat system which has some set predetermined

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