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ELECT NEW SHERIFF TO GET MORE TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABLITY & RESPONSIBILITY priate grouping for rehabilitation; risk of violence; knowledge drug dependence; and sexual predatory inclination history, if any. Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR

At a recent monthly meeting of La Raza Roundtable, incumbent Sheriff Laurie Smith was the featured speaker. The audience of some 75 individuals, many of whom represented their Latino organizations or were advocates listened to Sheriff Smith's presentation with courtesy despite experiencing the receipt of no information of any significance. For example, The Department of Corrections, which reports to the Office of the Sheriff, has a capacity of 3,800 jailed inmates. A recent 'Realignment Project' report revealed that 50% of inmates incarcerated in the jails of the County of Santa Clara ARE LATINOS; 12% are Blacks and 2% are AsianAmericans. This bit of information reveals that our county jails are no different than those of state and federal prison whose inmates are mostly individuals of color. Does this information indicate that the Sheriff 's deputies do 'law enforcement' efforts unevenly? The current citizen oversight group which deals with monitoring of law enforcement by Sheriff 's deputies never seems to become very public. Why is that? The effort to construct a new jail became known to me through my involvement with the Behavioral Health Board, County of Santa Clara (I recently termed out). It was this group which suggested that the new jail have adequate space for the professional mental health assessment of new inmates. This data is essential for improved placement of inmates in the appro-

This same information reveals the need for the Health and Hospital Systems, County of Santa Clara to plan for this county's expansion of acute psychiatric capacity at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. its former Psychiatric Building was razed during the 1980's and replaced with the Barbara Aarons facility which is always full, indicating it’s time to consider expansion of adult psychiatric services... especially acute psychiatric inpatient services which are currently contracted for at venues beyond the borders of this County. This information reveals why Michael Tyree, a patient awaiting an empty psychiatric hospital bed, was temporarily given 'protective custody' at a county jail cell. Information concerning those inmates with mental health issues was not mentioned by Sheriff Smith to her Latino constituents attending that La Raza Roundtable meeting. Why not inform them? Another example, there was no mention of “Rape Kit Status”. Many law enforcement agencies have rape kits awaiting examination (this item was addressed by recent legislation signed by Governor Brown establishing a reasonable deadline). It occurs to me that this presentation by Sheriff Smith might be an example of not sharing information which other agencies and individuals need in order to make constructive adjustments within their own circles of responsibility. It would be appropriate for this County of Santa Clara to plan for the capacity to care for behavioral

and mental health issues without using jail cells. This capacity would decrease the need to have a new jail facility to house criminals alongside those with mental health issues and those unable to post bail while awaiting a court hearing.

custody issues needs to be always monitored. The mission of the Department of Corrections as well as that of the Office of the Sheriff needs to go beyond issues of “surveillance, suppression and safety”.

THERE IS A NEED FOR REFORM AND LEADERSHIP CHANGES which requires the election of a new sheriff. Ms. Laurie Smith has had 25 years of distinguished public service as an elected official.

The County's taxpayers merit receiving timely reports on progress made, if any, on those 173 issues (recommendations) made by the 'Blue Ribbon Committee' chaired by Judge LaDoris Cordell (retired) some 3 years ago. Where do the “independent civilian oversight” reports go? These reports need to get beyond the offices of the County Executive and the Board of Supervisors. Reporting to this level of the County's leadership does not constitute letting the community know. How many complaints from the public (especially those submitted by family members of inmates) have been received and appropriately addressed?

Events during the last several years indicate the need for this community to elect a new Sheriff. And those registered voters who are persons of color have an opportunity to speak up with their vote. Those who are registered and do not vote will be complicit in the re-election of Sheriff Smith as a 5-term incumbent who have the 'incumbent advantage'. Is there a qualified candidate with the requisite interest, training, experience and resolve to address the many issues extant today at the leadership level of the “Office of the Sheriff ”? YES, THERE IS! Fortunately, a recently published article entitled “OVERSIGHT, REFORM OF SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARE PAST DUE” exists. It is authored by John Hirakawa, (Bay Area News Group, Mercury News, September 26, 2018, Opinion Page A10). EO's readers are encouraged to look up this article in order to read its content and acquire its informed content directly and personally. There is a level of confidence and satisfaction one has when one is appropriately informed. The 'protective custody' levels of all inmates needs to be addressed. The training of personnel involved in implementation of all protective

Sheriff 's Deputies may need more in-service training and periodic assessment of 'personal temperament' factors which indicate a need for respites or reassignments. The jail environment is one of very high stress because of the concentration of individuals with a propensity to be spontaneously abusive or violent. What are the current personnel policy changes needed to protect our employees, the deputies? Today much more is known about human behavior, mental health, and behavioral health modification & rehabilitation opportunities. Is new information being used and implemented? Opportunities for operational cost management exist today. For example, incarceration cost of an inmate is $45,000 per year; the same individual may be monitored by a probation officer at a cost of $12,000 per year. The reduction

in operations cost is $32,000 per year. If 35% of inmates have mental health issues, and if some 25% of inmates are there awaiting their court appearance hearing, it seems possible to devise a different protocol for these two cohorts who do not present a danger to the community in terms of being violent, being a predatory sex offender, or addicted to drugs. There is an opportunity to identify with use of assessment techniques those who could be and should be at home in their community, with their family; keeping their jobs, etc... each individual not jailed ends up being a $32,000 cost reduction. Just one hundred such individuals receiving alternatives to being jailed results in savings of $3,200,000 per year! When will this approach be assessed, devised and implemented? It would make us taxpayers happy to know that effort is happening. The registered voters of this County of Santa Clara will have an opportunity to elect a new Sheriff this coming Tuesday, November 6, 2018, California's Election Day. Remember that your vote is your voice. Those who do not speak up by voting may end up being complicit by allowing this FIVE TERM INCUMBENT to win again. PLAN TO SPEAK UP WITH YOUR VOTE! VOTE FOR JOHN HIRAKAWA, former undersheriff, retired. This County needs a new sheriff who is committed to reforms, does not oppose Civilian MonitoringOversight, and will increase transparency, accountability, and responsibility. We, The People who pay the taxes merit knowing what's happening in our jails and knowing about issues which our law enforcement officers face when on-duty.

LA CIUDAD DE LAS CARPAS José López Zamorano La Red Hispana   No debería sorprender que uno de los efectos colaterales de las políticas migratorias de la administración Trump, que mantiene detenidos en este momento a más de 13,000 niños migrantes, sea la existencia de condiciones de saturación y hacinamiento en los centros de detención tradicionales, conforme son retenidos por más tiempo o no son entregados a familiares.   Sin embargo, la decisión de levantar una ciudad de carpas o tiendas de campaña en Tornillo, Texas, a fin de albergar al creciente número de menores, no deja de ser altamente preocupante, en especial porque los menores, la mayoría centroamericanos, no reciben clases formales y apenas tienen acceso a

representación legal limitada, según reportó The New York Times. Peor aún, se trata de instalaciones que no son seguras, lo cual quiere decir que los menores pueden entrar o salir a discreción, de tal forma que la administración Trump pueda cumplir con una orden de los tribunales de no retener a un menor de edad en albergues cerrados más de 20 días, bajo el llamado Arreglo Flores de 1997. De hecho están siendo trasladados en la oscuridad de la noche, para reducir las posibilidades que se fuguen.   No hay duda de que la saturación de centros de detención tradicionales y la habilitación de ciudades de tiendas de campaña pueden caracterizarse como una “crisis” migratoria, toda vez que los menores no están recluidos

en condiciones propicias para su edad, además de que carecen de la asesoría legal adecuada para tratar de encontrar una solución migratoria. Si sumamos a lo anterior los más de 3,000 menores migrantes a los que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (DHS) les ha perdido la vista después de entregarlos a hogares adoptivos, vemos los elementos de una tormenta perfecta humanitaria, con miles de menores de edad en un virtual limbo, sin poder conocer y ejercer sus derechos, y sin una perspectiva clara para recuperar la normalidad en sus vidas.   Aunque organizaciones como la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) de la OEA han pedido a la administración Trump implementar las

acciones necesarias para la protección de los menores migrantes, parece claro que las medidas adoptadas hasta el momento han sido insuficientes para encontrar una solución de largo plazo al tiempo que se busca la reunificación de los menores con sus padres y se evita el traumatismo de la separación familiar. Es importante que la sociedad civil en su conjunto haga llegar a sus representantes y senadores que un limbo migratorio es inaceptable. Las elecciones del 6 de noviembre están a la vuelta de la esquina y es el momento adecuado para darle a esta crisis la urgente atención que necesita.     Para más información visita LaRedHispana.Com.

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¡VAMOS A GOZAR! COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA’S ANNUAL

SENIOR RESOURCE AND WELLNESS FAIR Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm San Jose City Hall Rotunda and Plaza 200 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113

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9TH ANNUAL SILICON VALLEY AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL October 5 – 7, 2018 Historic Hoover Theatre 1635 Park Ave San Jose, CA $25 - $70

SAN JOSE BARRACUDA VS. ONTARIO REIGN October 5, 2018 / 7pm SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $10 - $65

FIRST FRIDAY FIESTA: MARE.E.FRESH October 5, 2018 / 8pm MACLA 510 S 1st St San Jose, CA

GRACIAS CHRISTMAS CANTATA October 5, 2018 / 6pm San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA $20

SAN JOSE STATE MEN’S SOCCER VS. GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY October 5, 2018 / 7pm CEFCU Stadium 1257 S 10th St San Jose, CA $5 - $8

THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE October 5, 2018 / 8pm San Jose Stage Company 490 S 1st St San Jose, CA $16 - $56

SOUTH FIRST October 5, 2018 / 7pm SoFA District and beyond Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA Free

SJ IMPROV – PABLO FRANCISCO October 5, 2018 / 7:30pm San Jose Improv Comedy Club 62 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $25 - $75

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SAN JOSE HALF MARATHON October 6 – 7, 2018 Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA $29.99 - $119.99

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FRANKENSTEIN – CUMBERBATCH AS VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN October 5, 2018 / 7pm SJSU Hammer Theatre Center 101 Paseo De San Antonio San Jose, CA $14 - $21

ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE October 5, 2018 / 8pm Tabard Theatre Co 29 N San Pedro St San Jose, CA $38 - $48

SJMA AT WORLDWIDE WOMEN GIRLS’ FESTIVAL October 6, 2018 / 10am Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA $10, free for kids 7 under 7

OPERA CULTURA – NEW VOICES October 6, 2018 / 3pm Trianon Theatre 72 N 5th St San Jose, CA $15

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EDUCATION

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5 Things to Know about Parents’ Knowledge of Parenting and Early Childhood Development

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San Jose Students Earn National Merit Scholarship Distinction

skill or entering preschool. At these times, firsttime parents of infants and toddlers were active consumers of information. They were especially likely to seek information in the early months of their children’s lives, when they were first adjusting to parenthood. Their information-seeking slowed after this phase but increased again as children entered a new developmental stage or engaged in behaviors parents found challenging. 3. Parents of different backgrounds and identities had more commonalities than differences when it came to their parenting knowledge and information-seeking preferences and behavior. Photo Credit: Pixabay Jessica Dym Bartlett, Lina Guzman, and Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti Child Trends

Research demonstrates a strong link between what parents know about parenting and child development and how they behave with their children. Parents with more knowledge are more likely to engage in positive parenting practices, whereas those with limited knowledge are at greater risk of negative parenting behaviors. Consequently, many parenting programs and services for families with infants and toddlers aim to improve parents’ knowledge of child development and healthy caregiving practices. A Child Trends literature review on parenting knowledge found that parents desired high-quality knowledge on early childhood development and parenting—and had clear preferences for how they wanted to receive this information—but their opinions were rarely considered by researchers or practitioners. To address this gap, we conducted focus groups with racially, ethnically, and economically diverse groups of first-time parents of infants and toddlers. Parents raised the following five key points during the focus groups. 1. Parents were eager for information on child development, but did not always know how to obtain this information. Parents in the focus groups expressed a strong desire to learn about their children’s development and how to parent effectively. Specifically, they wanted to receive information in a judgement-free manner tailored to their specific individual, family, and cultural needs. While most parents reported feeling confident in their understanding of their child’s physical development, they felt less knowledgeable about their child’s social-emotional development. However, parents were unsure how to obtain this information. They reported that pediatricians answered many parenting questions on developmental milestones and early physical development, but did not satisfy their desire for information on early social-emotional development. 2. Parents most often sought information on parenting and child development during developmental transitions. Parents of all uncertain about toddler during times in which

backgrounds reported feeling how to care for their infant or transitional periods, including the child was gaining a new

Regardless of economic background, gender, or racial/ethnic identity, parents appeared to possess similar knowledge, asked the same types of questions about parenting and early child development, sought information from comparable sources, and used similar strategies to make sense of information. Most parents turned to those in their social networks who had childrearing experience, including their own parents and grandparents, and friends with kids. They also relied on their own instincts, experience, personal preferences, and family values to guide their parenting. The most pronounced differences were between mothers and fathers, both of whom struggled with societal expectations focused on gendered ideas of parenting. Mothers felt pressure to be a “supermom”: always present and nurturing, wellorganized, equipped to handle any challenge, with a high-functioning and well-mannered child that plays well with peers. Fathers reported their desire to feel more engaged in supporting their children’s development, and felt that societal expectations are too low for paternal involvement in children’s lives. 4. The internet was a primary source of information. Parents turned to the internet for information, support, and guidance. They relied most on search engines to look for answers to parenting questions, and on social media for online parenting groups and information on applying new knowledge to everyday interactions with their children. These parents appreciated the convenience and speed of information delivered by the internet and social media, and found comfort in the anonymity. However, the quality of information and advice found online was inconsistent, so parents often used information from multiple online sources to identify consensus. 5. Parents wanted clear, concise recommendations for parenting practices with examples of how to use them. They reported that possessing knowledge about parenting and child development was necessary but insufficient to translating this information into practice. While evidence shows that first-time parents of infants and toddlers are especially likely to reap benefits from parenting programs and services, the parents in our study indicated that their families are more likely to thrive when information about child development and parenting is accompanied by recommendations for applying it to everyday interactions with their children. Acknowledgements Support for this work was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

Summit Rainier Celebrates Commended Students - L-R: Senior Andy Nguyen, Assistant Director Edwin Avarca and Senior Kriselle Tanhueco. Photo Credit: Summit Public Schools Summit Public Schools

Two San Jose high schoolers were awarded Commended Student status by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The Summit Rainier Public School students, seniors Kriselle Tanhueco and Andy Nguyen, scored among the top 50,000 students out of 1.6 million students on the 2017 PSAT/NMSQT. In addition, Tanhueco and Nguyen are two of just 34,000 Commended Students nationwide recognized for their exceptional academic promise. “On behalf of their Summit Rainier peers, teachers and administrators, I commend Kriselle and Andy for their hard-earned accomplishment,” said Edwin Avarca, assistant director of Summit Rainier. “Our whole campus community supports and celebrates them for their incredible academic achievement.”

outstanding potential for academic success,” said a spokesperson for NMSC. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.” Summit Public Schools (Summit) seniors have been accepted to some of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the country, including Princeton University, Columbia University, Tufts University, Baylor University, Amherst College, University of Southern California, Virginia Tech, New York University, UCLA and UC Berkeley.

The Summit Rainier students became eligible for the Commended Student distinction by completing the 2017 PSAT/NMSQT exam, a precursor to the SAT and ACT exams a majority of colleges require in the admissions process.

Summit’s innovative personalized learning model allows students to engage in deeper learning projects and become self-directed learners, helping them to develop the habits and skills that lead to academic and personal success, including college acceptance. Since 2007, more than 1,800 students have graduated from a Summit school. Summit alumni are twice as likely to complete college than their peers.

“The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated

To learn more about Summit Rainier, please visit http://rainier.summitps.org/.


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BUSINESS

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Don’t Drop the Ball When Buying Sports Merchandise Online issues, customer service issues, and in some cases failing to receive their merchandise at all. It is important to note that some of the proceeds from the sale of authentic merchandise fund scholarships, charities, and youth programs. Furthermore, the quality of counterfeit merchandise may be a drawback as well. Many of the laws that protect consumers from harmful chemicals and toxic substances in fabrics are ignored by counterfeiters, nor do they offer standard warranties to protect buyers that are harmed or unsatisfied. Help protect your blind side by following these BBB tips when shopping online: Photo Credit: Unsplash

BBB With football season kicking off and Major League Baseball’s playoff season right around the corner, fans nationwide are looking to get into the spirit by representing their teams with the newest gear. Many online retailers

boast they have the largest selection of “official” merchandise at the lowest prices. However, some websites may be scams and trying to con consumers out of their money. In 2017, sporting on BBB included

there were more than 1,600 good retail complaints filed Scam Tracker. Complaints consumers refund/exchange

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• Be wary of deals that seem too good to be true. If the price of an item is significantly less than what it is on other well-known retailers’ sites, this is a red flag that indicates a possible scam. • Research the company before you purchase. If you want to make a purchase from a company you haven’t heard of before. Check BBB.org to see if they have a BBB Business Profile, or BBB Scam Tracker to see if anyone else

En 2017, había más de 1.600 quejas sobre artículos deportivos archivados a BBB Scam Tracker. Las quejas incluían problemas de reembolso/intercambio de consumidores, problemas de servicio al cliente y, en algunos casos, no recibir su mercancía en absoluto. Es importante tener en cuenta que algunas de las ganancias de la venta de fondos de mercancía auténticas becas, caridades y programas para jóvenes. Además, la calidad de la mercancía falsificada puede ser un inconveniente también. Muchas de las leyes que protegen a los consumidores de productos químicos nocivos y sustancias tóxicas en los tejidos son ignoradas por los falsificadores, ni ofrecen garantías estándar para proteger a los compradores que están dañados o insatisfechos. Ayude a proteger su lado siego usando estos consejos de BBB cuando esté comprando en línea:

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Con la temporada de fútbol iniciando y la postemporada de la liga mayor de béisbol justo a la vuelta de la esquina, los fans en todo el país están buscando entrar en el

espíritu mediante la representación de sus equipos con el nuevo equipo. Muchos minoristas en línea cuentan con la mayor selección de mercancía "oficial" a los precios más bajos. Sin embargo, estos mismos sitios web pueden ser estafas y tratar de estafar a los consumidores de su dinero.

• Tenga cuidado con los tratos que parecen demasiado buenos para ser verdad. Si el precio de un artículo es significativamente menor que lo que es en otros sitios de minoristas conocidos, esta es una bandera roja que indica una posible estafa. • Investigue la compañía antes de que usted compre. Si usted quiere hacer una compra de una compañía que usted no ha oído hablar de antes. Revise BBB.org para ver si tienen un perfil de negocio BBB, o

has reported them as a scam. Look for contact information on their website and a robust social media presence to help determine if they are legitimate. • Never wire money or use a prepaid debit card as payment. Both payment types are often requested by scammers and, once you’ve paid, there is no way to get your money back. Instead, make online purchases with your credit card and only on secure (https) websites. • Learn to spot a fake site. Make sure that the team names and the URL address don’t have misspellings. Do a search online to see if anyone has reported the site on BBB Scam Tracker or online generally. • Know how to find the business. Always look for contact information and a physical location on any shopping website. If the physical address of the business is not visible on the site, this is a red flag. • Touch base with the business. Call the customer service number to make sure that someone answers before you pay. Ask them to tell you more about the company. Also, ask the representative about refunds and exchanges.

BBB Scam Tracker para ver si alguien más los ha reportado como una estafa. Busque información de contacto en su sitio web y una presencia robusta de medios sociales para ayudar a determinar si son legítimos. • Nunca conecte dinero o use una tarjeta de débito prepagada como pago. Ambos tipos de pago son a menudo solicitados por los estafadores y, una vez que haya pagado, no hay manera de recuperar su dinero. En su lugar, haga compras en línea con su tarjeta de crédito y sólo en sitios Web seguros (https). • Aprende a encontrar un sitio falso. Asegúrese de que los nombres de equipo y la dirección URL no tienen errores ortográficos. Haga una búsqueda en línea para ver si alguien ha reportado el sitio en BBB estafa Tracker o en línea en general. • Saber cómo encontrar el negocio. Siempre busque información de contacto y una ubicación física en cualquier sitio web de compras. Si la dirección física del negocio no es visible en el sitio, se trata de una bandera roja. • Toque base con el negocio. Llame al número de servicio al cliente para asegurarse de que alguien responde antes de pagar. Pídales que le cuenten más sobre la compañía. También, pregunte al representante sobre reembolsos e intercambios.


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HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE IT’S TIME TO GET VACCINATED FOR THE FLU Santa Clara County Valley Health Centers offer free flu shots in many locations

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FLU-FIGHTING FACTS Act, so it’s fully covered and available at no cost through most insurance plans, including Medicare Part B.

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The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses annually since 2010. The best way to stay out of such statistics, the CDC says, is for everyone who is eligible and at least 6 months old to get a flu shot as soon as the vaccine becomes available. Study Shows That may be just as well, since the annual survey, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CVS Pharmacy [1], found that two-thirds of those surveyed get a flu vaccine every year or plan to get one this year, a 5 percent increase from last year.

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SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA. – Free flu shots for adults over 19 will be available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s geographically accessible “Valley Health Centers” beginning on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Adult Flu Vaccine Fairs will be held at the Valley Health Centers on a rotating schedule. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that  everyone six months and older should get their flu shot early—before flu season begins. The flu vaccine helps prevent the spread of the flu and reduces the chances of needing to be hospitalized for flu illnesses. Flu season often begins in the fall, but is unpredictable, and the vaccine takes two weeks to become fully effective. In addition to the Valley Health Center Flu Fairs, vaccines are available at doctors’ offices, and many pharmacies provide free and low-cost flu vaccinations to the public. “Since it takes about two weeks after vaccination for the antibodies that protect against the flu to develop in the body, people should get the flu vaccine before flu season begins,” said Dr. John Fankhauser, Chief Medical Officer of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. “Flu shots are the best way to protect yourself, your family, and the community from becoming seriously ill with the flu.” It is important to get the flu vaccine every year because flu strains change over time. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone six months of age or older, but is particularly important for those at higher risk of severe influenza, including pregnant women, children under five years of age,

adults over the age of 50, and people with certain underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Pregnant women who get a flu shot not only protect themselves, but also help protect their babies in their first six months when they are still too young to be vaccinated. Timely flu shots help prevent a disease that can cause serious illness, hospitalization, and death, particularly among older adults, very young children, pregnant women, and those with certain chronic medical conditions. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics 2018 Adult Flu Fair (Ages: 19 years and older. No charge while supplies last.)

One reason so many are flocking to get the shot is the knowledge of last year’s flu season— which according to the CDC had flu levels that were the highest observed since 2009. Twentytwo percent of those surveyed [2] say that knowledge of last year’s severe flu season makes them more likely to get a flu shot this year. On a similar note, among the 27 percent of parents of children under 18 whose child did not get the flu vaccine last year, 26 percent say they are more likely to get their child vaccinated this year after learning about the notably high flu levels during last year’s flu season. The percentage who get vaccinated at a pharmacy stayed at 22 percent, but the percentage of employed adults who get vaccinated at their workplace fell from 22 percent to 15 percent while those who got vaccinated by a health care professional rose from 44 percent to 48 percent. The survey also found that doctors’ opinions (39 percent), where insurance is accepted (38 percent), and convenience (33 percent) rank among the top three factors in determining where to go for the shot. The flu vaccine is a preventive service under the Affordable Care

Nurse’s Advice “Surprising to many, it can actually take up to two weeks for the flu vaccine to build immunity,” explained Angela Patterson, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer at MinuteClinic. “Because of this, CVS Pharmacy recommends patients get their flu shot as soon as the vaccine becomes available to ensure patients are the most protected before flu season peaks. Furthermore, influenza strains tend to change each year, so it’s very important to get vaccinated annually to make sure you are protected.” What Else You Can Do Here are four suggestions: 1. Stay home if you’re sick. The survey found that two out of three respondents would still go to work if they had flulike symptoms. In fact, flulike symptoms haven’t stopped some people from going out in public in general: • 28 percent have gone to the supermarket • 12 percent have picked up a child from school or day care • 10 percent have taken public transportation. 2. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcoholbased cleansing gel. 3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way. 4. Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs. [1] Survey was conducted in the United States by The Harris Poll on July 12-16, 2018, among 2,020 adults ages 18 and older. [2] U.S. adults surveyed who did not get a flu shot last year.

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Valley Health Center Downtown: September 29 and October 27 • Valley Health Center East Valley: October 13 and November 3 • Valley Health Center Gilroy: October 20 and November 17 • Valley Health Center Lenzen: October 20 and November 17 • Valley Health Center Milpitas: October 20 and November 17 • Valley Health Center Moorpark: September 29, October 13 and 27, and November 3 • Valley Health Center Sunnyvale: October 13 and November 3 • Valley Health Center Tully: September 29 and October 27 2018 Flu Vaccination Clinic information in English, Spanish and Vietnamese: www. scvmc.org/ImmunizeFlu

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7 SURPRISING BENEFITS OF DOING JIGSAW PUZZLES

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There's a quiet movement going on in this country, and it doesn't involve apps, data or the latest fad. Following the lead of vinyl record albums, coloring books and traditional board games, jigsaw puzzles are seeing a resurgence in popularity. Perhaps, because it's an opportunity to unplug and give yourself and family an escape from the information overload that is buzzing through the very fabric of our lives 24/7. Wrestling the kids (or yourself ) away from screens, devices, even the television can be a nearly impossible task, but it's vital to our mental and even physical health. A jigsaw puzzle requires your full attention and therein lies the magic. Everyone from tweens and teens to millennials and over-worked parents to seniors are returning to this quiet pastime of childhood. Call it a retro revolution. Here are some benefits of puzzling that might surprise you. Jigsaw puzzles exercise the left and right sides of your brain at once Your left brain is logical and works in a linear fashion, while your right brain is creative and intuitive. When you're doing a jigsaw puzzle, both sides are engaged, according to Sanesco Health, an industry leader in neurotransmitter testing. Think of it as a mental workout that improves your problem-solving skills and attention span. It's no surprise that Bill Gates admits to being an avid puzzler. Jigsaw puzzles improve your short-term memory Can't remember what you had for lunch yesterday? Jigsaw puzzles can help with that. Doing a puzzle reinforces connections between brain cells, improves mental speed and is an especially effective way to improve short-term memory. Jigsaw puzzles improve your visual-spatial reasoning When you do a jigsaw puzzle, you need to look at individual pieces and figure out where they'll fit

into the big picture. If you do it regularly, you'll improve visual-spatial reasoning, which helps with driving a car, packing, using a map, learning and following dance moves, and a whole host of other things. Jigsaw puzzles are a great meditation tool and stress reliever Focusing on one image for a long period of time, without extraneous thoughts entering your mind, is in itself meditation. By doing a jigsaw puzzle, you're getting the same benefits as if you meditated. The stress of everyday life evaporates and is replaced by a sense of peace and tranquility that lowers your blood pressure and heart rate. Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to connect with family Starting a jigsaw puzzle and keeping it on a table in your living room or kitchen is an invitation for the whole family to participate, whenever they have a few minutes to sit down and focus. It's a tactic that parents of teens can use for starting a conversation while working toward a shared goal. Conversely, jigsaw puzzles are great for some needed alone time Puzzling is perfect for people who want a quiet, solo break from the bustle and unrelenting stimulus of today's digital lifestyle. You'll live longer, better if you puzzle regularly Studies show that people who do jigsaw and crossword puzzles have longer life spans with less chances of developing Alzheimer's disease, memory loss or dementia. Puzzling stimulates the brain and actually wards off the plaque that is the marker of Alzheimer's, according to a recent study published in the Archives of Neurology. The study compared brain scans of 75-yearolds to 25-year-olds. The elderly people who did puzzles regularly had brain scans comparable to the 25-year-olds. Doing jigsaw puzzles is good for your mind, body and spirit. So, on your next lazy Sunday (or better yet — crazed Monday), unplug, put your phone on "Do Not Disturb," and get swept away by a puzzle.

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Chef Guadalupe García de León Canolainfo.org La sopa de fideos es un ejemplar de la comida reconfortante. El uso del caldo de frijol y el aceite de canola que es saludable para el corazón hacen que esta sopa sea más nutritiva. Además. el sabor neutro del aceite de canola permite que los sabores de los fideos, frijoles y otros ingredientes tomen el centro del escenario. INGREDIENTES • 1 cda. de aceite de canola 15 mL • 1/4 taza de cebolla bien picada 60 mL • 1 diente de ajo • 4 tazas de caldo de pollo 1 L • 4 tazas de caldo de frijol* 1 L • 1 taza de fideos del número 1 (filini) 250 mL

• 2. Añade el caldo de pollo, el caldo de frijol*, el orégano, los fideos y el chile chipotle. Deja hervir. Reduce el fuego y mantén un hervor suave por 10 minutos. Sazona con sal. Retira el chipotle. • 3. Decora con el queso panela fresco y el jalapeño. • Notas del cocinero: • *El caldo de frijol es el agua que queda después de cocinar frijoles. También lo puedes preparar licuando 1 lata (14 oz/398 mL) de frijoles refritos con 3 tazas (750 mL) de caldo de pollo o agua. Cuélalo y está listo para usar. • **Puedes sustituir queso mozzarella por el panela. RINDE 5 porciones TAMAÑO DE LA PORCIÓN 2 tazas (500 mL) ANÁLISIS NUTRICIONAL

• 1 cdta. de orégano 5 mL • 1 chile chipotle

Calorías

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Grasa total

6g

Grasa saturada

2g

• 1/2 taza de queso panela rallado** 125 mL • 1 chile jalapeño, desvenado y finamente picado

Colesterol Carbohidratos

340

55 mg 51 g

Fibra

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• 1. En una olla grande para sopa, calienta el aceite de canola a fuego medio-alto. Sofríe la cebolla y el ajo.

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Sodio

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SANTA CLARA COUNTY STUDENTS SHOW STEADY PERFORMANCE IN ANNUAL CAASPP RESULTS

SCCOE working toward closing the achievement and opportunity gaps

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The results also show that some challenges remain:

SAN JOSE, CA – On Tuesday, October 2, the California Department of Education (CDE) released results from the fourth year of the student assessment system known as CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) show that Santa Clara County students continue to outperform their state counterparts.

• A substantial achievement gap exists between Hispanic/Latino students and white and Asian students in the county.

Every year, California students in grades three to eight and grade 11, participate in the annual CAASPP testing to measure each student’s ability write clearly, think critically, and solve problems, skills to help prepare students for college and careers in the 21st century. “It is significant to note that test scores are just one of many ways in which student performance is measured. It is very tempting to judge school and student performances by these quantifiable factors, but there are many qualitative measures as well,” said Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, County Superintendent of Schools. “When we can track individual student progress over time, CAASPP results will begin to show its value,” added Dewan. Staff from the Department of Assessment and Accountability of the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) did an in-depth analysis of the results and noted the following highlights: • For the ELA assessments, 63 percent of Santa Clara County students reached the Standard Met or Standard Exceeded achievement levels compared to 50 percent of students statewide. • For the mathematics assessments, 56 percent of Santa Clara County students reached the Standard Met or Standard Exceeded achievement levels compared to 39 percent of students statewide. • Santa Clara County students met or exceeded standards at higher rates than their statewide counterparts at all grade levels (grades three to eight

• For ELA, there is a 46 percentage point difference between the percent of Hispanic/ Latino and Asian students that reached the Standard Met or Standard Exceeded achievement levels. Math results show a 57 percentage point difference. • Within Santa Clara County there is a substantial achievement gap between Economically Disadvantaged and Not Economically Disadvantaged students. • For ELA, there is a 39 percentage point difference. The gap is even larger in math, where there is a 43 percentage point difference. “Many of the challenges we faced in the previous year, still exist, and we are working toward closing achievement and opportunity gaps,” said Dewan. “One of the best things parents can do to help their child is by taking an active role in their child’s education. Reinforce school learning at home, monitor your child’s progress, and supporting your child by being their advocate. Developing a strong relationship with your child’s school will greatly improve your child’s opportunity for academic success,” added Dewan. “SCCOE also has a robust Parent Engagement Program. This program provides parents with the tools to support their child’s academic achievement. The Parent Engagement Program teaches parents strategies to support their child’s needs. We host two free events per year at various sites throughout the county. Our next  event  will be at Matsumoto Elementary. We will focus on empowering students and parents to take informed action,” added Dewan. The entire analysis and other information relating to CAASPP can be found at www.sccoe.org/caaspp.

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"It would cut schools, it would cut firefighters, law enforcement and public safety, libraries and parks, as well as health and human services that we all depend on," he points out.

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Right now seniors, the disabled and people affected by wildfire can take their tax rate with them if they buy a home that is equivalent or smaller. Proposition 5 would allow those people to buy a much bigger home, and keep their tax rate or something close to it.  The California Association of Realtors and the real estate industry have raised more than $13 million to promote Prop 5.  Wright says  Prop 5  would mainly benefit older, wealthier homeowners and shortchange everyone else. "It will encourage more sales of high end houses, but that won't do anything but exacerbate our current housing situation and force cuts to key local services," he stresses. Prop 5 does not affect current benefits that stemmed from Prop 13, which was passed in the 1970s. The vote takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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DEPARTERA

Elisa Marina Alvarado Special to El Observador

Teatro Visión’s Original Production to Premiere

Indigenous spiritual elders view death as the shedding of a temporary physical ‘package’ releasing an essential, energetic self (or spirit). Similar to many world traditions, our spirit can be at peace if we have lived in an honorable and loving way. Teatro Visión’s original production, DEPARTERA is a beautiful collage of stories where death is a teacher. It is also the story of a community reclaiming a cultural history of death as a journey to Mictlan, a place of spiritual evolution facilitated by the guardians and forces of duality, Lord Mictlantecuhtli and Lady Mictecacihuatl. The play was inspired by the work of traditional curanderas and hospice workers who have been wonderful guides and supporters during times of profound change.

The cast of Departera rehearses. (from top left) Melinda Marks as Cihuat, Ugho Badú as Tecu, Sean Wainzinger as Lola, Marsha Dimalanta as Mari, Elizabeth Murillo as Connie, Carolina Pérez as Juana. Photo Credit: Nicole Pérez, Cherry Pink Productions.

A creative team including playwright, Evelina Fernández, composer Russell Rodríguez, Directors Elisa Marina Alvarado and Rodrigo García worked together over a period of 2 years to develop the play through study of the novels, The Road to Tamazunchale (Ron Arias) and Pedro Páramo (Juan Rulfo), community dialogue, story circles,

collective songwriting workshops, online conversations and our own personal reflections on mortality, love and loss. The creative process was supported by Teatro Visión’s Managing Director Leigh Henderson, Project Manager Dianne Vega, consultant Rosa Gonzalez (Facilitating Power), Community Outreach Coordinator Jackie Gamboa and wonderfully talented actors and musicians. The play features vibrant original music of our Chicano/Mexicano neighborhoods. Composed by Russell Rodríguez and to be performed live by veteran Chicano musicians, Charlie Montoya, Chris Gonzalez-Clark, Miguel Govea, and Russell himself, the music is sure to be memorable. Teatro Visión is excited to partner with Russell Rodríguez to produce its first CD of the music of DEPARTERA, which will be for sale at all performances. Performances will take place Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and on Sundays at 2:00 pm, October 11th – 21st at the Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, California. Tickets are available online at departera. brownpapertickets.com, by phone at 1-800-838-3006, and can be purchased at the box office before each performance, space permitting.

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WHAT ARE WE DOING ABOUT GETTING RID OF ALL THE PLASTIC FLOATING IN THE OCEAN AND FORMING GIANT GYRES FAR FROM LAND?

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat hopes that the marine cleanup boom he dreamed up back in 2013 can be deployed soon to take a bite out of the ever-increasing amount of plastic debris floating on or near the ocean's surface. Photo Credit: The Ocean Cleanup.

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Plastic in the ocean is a big problem that first came to widespread public attention in the late 1980s when mariners began sharing reports of what turned out to be a 1.6 million square kilometer garbage patch (that’s about three times the size of France) floating in the middle of the North Pacific about halfway between Hawaii and

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California. When this news broke, researchers started looking deeper into the problem, and found that perhaps even more troubling than plastic chunks and pieces floating on the surface that you could see with the naked eye was the fact that even more plastic had broken down into tiny particles that would sink in the water column and get eaten by marine wildlife, in turn getting passed up the food chain, in some cases right onto our

own dinner plates. While reducing the amount of plastic that ends up in the ocean is more up to the individual than most environmental challenges—we can just stop buying and using plastic—it may be easier said than done. Plastic is a miraculous material that has made many consumer and industrial products easier to fabricate and afford. The result has been a huge quality of life improvement for billions of us on the planet. Governmental efforts to ban disposable plastic bags in grocery stores—such as in Kenya, Chile, China, Australia and the UK, as well as in several U.S. cities including Washington D.C., San Francisco, Seattle and Boston—are no doubt a step in the right direction. And while these bans have proven highly successful in keeping plastic litter out of waterways, they represent merely a drop in the bucket of what we could do societally to ditch plastic. As for cleaning up the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, technology could come to the rescue. Dutch inventor Boyan Slat had a vision as an 18-year-old back in 2013 that a passive drifting

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system could autonomously collect plastic and other types of marine debris so we could get it out of our oceans, and today his vision has become a reality. Along with a team of 60 engineers, Slat has created a 2,000-foot-long U-shaped floating plastic tube (with a 10-foot curtain dragging underneath) that can float through the water pushed by the wind and currents, entrapping plastic and other fragments along the way. Periodically, manned boats can catch up with the device and skim the debris for recycling or disposal in landfills back on shore. Slat and crew, incorporated as the non-profit The Ocean Cleanup and funded in large part by Salesforce founder and high-tech billionaire Mark Benioff, believe they can shrink the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by half within five years of deploying their new low-tech plastic scooper. If Slat’s “passive collector” does as well in open ocean trials as its inventors hope, it could be deployed for real next year. This inexpensive lowtech approach is a model for how we can solve other big environmental problems if we put our minds to it.

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of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Paola Victoria Espinal Nini to Victoria Paola Espinal Nini. 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 11/13/2018 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 02, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV335590 Superior Court of California,

County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Hui Tzu Chen Lin. Petitioner(s) Hui Tzu Chen Lin has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Hui Tzu Chen Lin AKA Hui Tzu Chen to Hui Tzu Chen. 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 01/29/2019 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. October 02, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV330084 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Alphitonnia Salati and Moa Alphitonnia Salati. Petitioner(s) Alphitonnia Salati and Moa Alphitonnia Salati have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Alphitonnia Salati to Alphitonnia Masiano b. Moa Alphitonnia Salati to Moa Alphitonnia Masiano. 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 01/29/2019 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. October 02, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV335554 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Naveen Grover and Reema Grover. Petitioner(s) Naveen Grover and Reema Grover have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Aradhya to Aradhya Grover. 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 01/29/2019 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. October 01, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV335269 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Chikako Sakurai. Petitioner(s) Chikako Sakurai has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Chikako Sakurai to Chikako Cara Sakurai. 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 01/22/2019 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. September 26, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court


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OCTOBER 5 - 11, 2018 October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV335699 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Adrian Arturo Melendez. Petitioner(s) Adrian Arturo Melendez has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Adrian Arturo Melendez to Adrian Arturo Gonzalez. 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 01/29/2019 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. October 03, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV333781 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Milagro Artache (aka Milagros Artache). Petitioner(s) Milagro Artache has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Milagro Artache AKA Milagros Artache to Milagros Artache. 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 12/18/2018 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 30, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 Notice of Petition to Administer Estate of  Apolinar G. Morin No.18PR184477 A Petition for Probate has been filed by Sarah Williams, aka, Sarah Hale in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. The Petition for Probate requests that Sarah Williams, aka, Sarah Hale be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent, Apolinar G. Morin. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administer of Estate Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take any actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consent to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person Files and objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority.   A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 12/17/2018 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 representative appointed by the court within the later of either: 1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or 2) 60 days from the date of mailing or

personal delivery to you of a notice under 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.   Petitioner:  Sarah Williams, aka, Sarah Hale 3225 Garden Avenue San Jose, CA 9511  (408)841-2293  October 5, 12, 19, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646743 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: MADERA FINISHES, 3972 Mylinda Dr, San Jose CA, 95132, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Ricardo Mancilla, 679 Balfour Dr, San Jose CA, 95111. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 8/17/2018. This filing is a refile [Change(s) in facts from previous filing] of previous file #: FBN645477. “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.) /s/ Ricardo Mancilla This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/24/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Sandy Chanthasy, Deputy File No. FBN 646743 September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646701 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: FYC SOLIS JANITORIAL, 208 Santa Rosa

Dr, San Jose CA, 95111, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by a: Married Couple. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Solis Francisco and Solis Carmen, 208 Santa Rosa Dr, San Jose, CA 95111. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 9/19/2018. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Francisco Solis This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/24/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Tomas Santos, Deputy File No. FBN 646701 September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018

is (are) doing business as: WELLNESS WITHIN BODY THERAPY, 761 University Ave. Suite B, Los Gatos CA, 95032, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Christina E Bennett, 149 North 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 9/13/2018. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Christina E Bennett This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/13/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Sandy Chanthasy, Deputy File No. FBN 646393

(are) doing business as: GILO CONSULTATION, 393 Don Basillo Way, San Jose CA, 95123, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Myriam Orozco, 393 Don Basillo Way, San Jose, CA 95123. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: N/A. This filing is a refile [Change(s) in facts from previous filing] of previous file #: FBN646537. “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.) /s/ Myriam Orozco This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/21/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Mike Louie, Deputy File No. FBN 646683

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646635 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: JOE RYAN MOTORCARS, 3275 Stevens Creek Blvd Suite 125, Santa Clara CA, 95050, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Joe Ryan, 4268 Sora Terrace, Fremont, CA 94555. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: N/A. This filing is a refile [Change(s) in facts from previous filing] of previous file #: FBN643218. “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.) /s/ Joe Ryan This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/20/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Venessa Reed, Deputy File No. FBN 646635

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646824 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: EL VALLE FOOD DISTRIBUTOR, 1743 Cathay Dr, San Jose CA, 95122, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Juan Cardenas, 1743 Cathay Drive, San Jose, CA 95122. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 7/15/2018. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Juan Cardenas This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/25/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Mike Louie, Deputy File No. FBN 646824

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646683 The following person(s) is

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV331914 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Yvette M Martinez. Petitioner(s) Yvette M Martinez has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Andrea Martinez-Hernandez to Andrea Martinez 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 11/06/2018 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, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018

CLASSIFIEDS / LEGALS ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334830 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Diane Hernandez and Richard Bettencourt. Petitioner(s) Diane Hernandez and Richard Bettencourt have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. McKenna Rose Bettencourt to McKenna Rose Hernandez-Bettencour t. 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 1/22/2019 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. September 20, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334806 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Xudan Liu. Petitioner(s) Xudan Liu has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Xudan Liu to Lily Liu 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 1/22/2019 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. September 20, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon

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Judge of the Superior Court September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV331904 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Amanda Abruzzini. Petitioner(s) Amanda Abruzzini has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Lilly Susan Rae Coverdale to Audrey Lilly Rae Coverdale. 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 11/06/2018 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, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018 SUMMONS (Family Law) NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (Name): Enedina Ruiz Jimenez AVISO AL DEMANDADO (Nombre): Enedina Ruiz Jimenez You have been sued. Lo han demandado. Petitioner’s name is: Marco Antonio Jaimes Prieto Nombre del demandante: Marco Antonio Jaimes Prieto Case Number (Número de caso): 18FL002526 You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL-120) at the court and have a copy served on the


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petitioner. A letter, phone call, or court appearance will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. For legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courts. ca.gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services Web Site (www.lawhelpca. org), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citación y Petición para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL-120) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefónica o una audiencia de la corte NO basta para protegerlo. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar órdenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte también puede ordenar que pague manutención, y honorarios y costos legales. Para asesoramiento legal, pónganse en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener información para encontrar a un abogado en el Centro de ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte. ca.gov), en el sitio Web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpca. org) o poniéndose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. NOTICE: The restraining orders are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. They are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. AVISO: Las órdenes de restricción están en vigencia en cuanto a ambos

cónyuges miembros de la pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la petición, se emita un fallo o la corte dé otras órdenes. Cualquier agencia del orden público que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas órdenes puede hacerlas acatar en cualquier lugar de California. FEE WAIVER: If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. The court may order you to pay back all or part of the fees and cost that the court waived for you and the other party. Exención De Cuotas: Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario un formulario de exención de cuotas. La corte puede ordenar que usted pague, ya sea en parte o por completo, las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentos a petición de usted o de la otra parte. 1. The name and address of the court is (el nombre y dirección de la corte son): Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara Family Justice Center Courthouse Street Address: 201 N. First Street. San Jose, CA 95113 2. The name, address, and telephone number of petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: (El nombre, dirección, y número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante si no tiene abogado, son): Marco Antonio Jaimes 2600 Corde Terra Circle #6416 San Jose, CA 95111 (408) 592-3727 Date (Fecha): June 25, 2018 Clerk, by (Secretario, por) J. Viramontes Deputy (Asistente): STANDARD FAMILY LAW RESTRAINING ORDERS Starting immediately, you and your spouse or domestic partner are restrained from 1. Removing the minor children of the parties from the state or applying for a new or replacement passport for those minor children

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court; 2. Cashing, borrowing against, canceling, transferring, disposing of, or changing the beneficiaries of any insurance or other coverage, including life, health, automobile and disability, held for the benefit of the parties and their minor child or children: 3. Transferring, encumbering, hypothecating, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property, real or personal, whether community, quasi-community, or separate, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life; and 4. Creating a nonprobate transfer or modifying a nonprobate transfer in a manner that affects the disposition of property subject to the transfer, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court. Before revocation of a nonprobate transfer can take effect or a right of survivorship to property can be eliminated, notice of the change must be filed and served on the other party. You must notify each other of any proposed extraordinary expenditures at least five business days prior to incurring these extraordinary expenditures and account to the court for all extraordinary expenditures made after these restraining orders are effective. However, you may use community property, quasicommunity property, or you own separate property to pay an attorney to help you or to pay court costs. NOTICE - ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE: Do you or someone in your household need affordable health insurance? If so, you should apply for Covered California. Covered California can help reduce the cost you pay towards high quality affordable health care. For more information, visit www.coveredca.com Or call Covered California at 1-800-300-1506. WARNING – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

California law provides that, for purposes of division of property upon dissolution of a marriage or domestic partnership or upon legal separation, property acquired by the parties during marriage or domestic partnership in joint form is presumed to be community property. If either party to this action should die before the jointly held community property is divide, the language in the deed that characterizes how title is held (i.e. joint tenancy, tenants in common, or community property) will be controlling, and not the community property presumption. You should consult your attorney if you want the community property presumption to be written into the recorded title to the property. ÓRDENES DE RESTRICCIÓN ESTANDAR DE DERECHO FAMILIAR En forma inmediata, usted y su cónyuge o pareja de hecho tienen prohibido: 1. Llevarse del estado de California a los hijos menores de las partes, o solicitar un pasaporte nuevo o de repuesto para los hijos menores, sin el consentimiento previo por escrito de la otra parte o sin una orden de la corte; 2. Cobrar, pedir prestado, cancelar, transferir, deshacerse o cambiar el nombre de los beneficiarios de cualquier seguro u otro tipo de cobertura, como de vida, salud, vehículo y discapacidad, que tenga como beneficiario(s) a las partes y su(s) hijo(s) menor(es); 3. Transferir, gravar, hipotecar, ocultar o deshacerse de cualquier manera de cualquier propiedad, inmueble o personal, ya sea comunitaria, cuasicomunitaria o separada, sin el consentimiento escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte, excepto en el curso habitual de actividades personal o para satisfacer las necesidades de la vida; y 4. Crear o modificar una transferencia no testamentaria de manera que afecte la asignación de una propiedad sujeta a transfer-

encia, sin el consentimiento por escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte. Antes de que se pueda eliminar la revocación de una transferencia no testamentaria, se debe presentar ante la corte un aviso del cambio y hacer una entrega legal de dicho aviso a la otra parte. Cada parte tiene que notificar a la otra sobre cualquier gasto extraordinario propuesto, por lo menos cinco días hábiles antes de realizarlo, y rendir cuenta a la corte de todos los gastos extraordinarios realizados después de que estas órdenes de restricción hayan entrado en vigencia. No obstante, puede usar propiedad comunitaria, cuasicomunitaria o suya separada para pagar a un abogado o para ayudarle a pagar los costos de la corte. AVISO-ACCESO A SEGURO DE SALUD MÁS ECONÓMICO: ¿Necesita seguro de salud a un costo asequible, ya sea para usted o alguien en su hogar? Si es así, puede presentar una solicitud con Covered California. Covered California lo puede ayudar a reducir el costo que paga por seguro de salud asequible y de alta calidad. Para obtener más información, visite www. coveredca.com. O llame a Covered California al 1-800-300-0213. ADVERTENCIA – INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE De acuerdo a la ley de California, las propiedades adquiridas por las partes durante su matrimonio o pareja de hecho en forma conjunta se consideran propiedad comunitaria para los fines de la división de bienes que ocurre cuando se produce una disolución o separación legal del matrimonio o pareja de hecho. Si cualquiera de las partes de este caso llega a fallecer antes de que se divida la propiedad comunitaria de tenencia conjunta, el destino de la misma quedará determinado por las cláusulas de la escritura correspondiente que describen su tenencia (por ej. tenencia conjunta, tenencia en común o propiedad comunitaria) y no por la presunción de propiedad comunitaria. Si quiere que la presunción comunitaria que registrada

en la escritura de la propiedad, debería consultar con un abogado. September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646405 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: PROFESSIONAL POLICE PRODUCTS, 1177 Branham Lane #109, San Jose CA, 95118, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by a: Married Couple. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Jeff B Graves, Lynn T Vo, 1177 Branham Lane #109, San Jose CA, 95118. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: N/A. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Jeff B. Graves This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/13/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Nina Khamphilath, Deputy File No. FBN 646405 September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646445 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CAR DETAIL USA, 368 Los Encinos Ct, San Jose CA, 95134, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Helber Rengifo, 368 Los Encinos Ct, San Jose CA, 95134. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: N/A. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Helber Rengifo This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/14/2018. Regina Alcomendras,

OCTOBER 5 - 11, 2018 County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Sandy Chanthasy, Deputy File No. FBN 646445 September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334754 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Noehemi Teodora Rodriguez Mercado. Petitioner(s) Nohemi Teodora Rodriguez Mercado has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nohemi Teodora Rodriguez Mercado to Nohemi Ruvalcaba Rodriguez. 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 1/22/2019 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. September 19, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334522 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maria D. Diaz. Petitioner(s) Maria D. Diaz has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Maria Del Rosario Diaz Barrera aka Maria Del R. Diaz aka Maria Del Rosario Barrera aka Maria Del Rosario Diaz to Maria Del Rosario Diaz. 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 1/15/2019 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. September 14, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV328785 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Elizabeth Perez. Petitioner(s) Elizabeth Perez has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Elizabeth Perez to Elizabeth Perez 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 12/18/2018 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. September 04, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334768 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Annette Nyquist. Petitioner(s) Annette Nyquist has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Anaya Marie Rodriguez Buenrostro to Anaya Marie Nyquist b. Josefina Anita Rodriguez Buenrostro to Josefina Anita Nyquist. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below


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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:  Domenico Scire 37 East Hedding St San Jose, CA 95112  (408)295-5555 

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Notice of Petition to Administer Estate of  Adelfa M. Naranjo No.18PR184222 A Petition for Probate has been filed by Eudelia Gonzalez in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. The Petition for Probate requests that Eudelia Gonzalez be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent, Adelfa M. Naranjo. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court.   A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 11/05/2018 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 representative appointed by the court within the later of either: 1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or 2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under 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

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646380 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: 1. COLLABORATIVE VIEWS 2. OUR SERENITY CLEANING 3. OUR SERENITY DECOR 4. OUR SERENITY GARDEN 5. OUR SERENITY HOME, 1030 E El Camino Real #170, Sunnyvale CA, 94087, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by a: Corporation. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Our Serenity Inc., 1030 East El Camino Real #170, Sunnyvale CA, 94087. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 03/08/2013. This filing is a refile [Change(s) in facts form previous filing] of previous file #: FBN645087. “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.) /s/ Bret Corsiglia Our Serenity, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Article/Registration#: C3551373 Above entity was formed in the state of CA This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/13/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Venessa Reed, Deputy File No. FBN 646380 September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 645817

The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: D.A.A CONCRETE PUMPING, 472 N 10th Street Unit B, San Jose CA, 95112, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by an: Individual. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Erika Palomares, 472 N 10th Street Unit B, San Jose CA, 95112. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 08/28/2018. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Erika Palomares This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 8/28/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Mike Louie, Deputy File No. FBN 645817 September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 646124 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: MONDAVE REAL ESTATE, 3422 Suncrest Ave, San Jose CA, 95132, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by a: Corporation. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Versant Business Team Inc., 3422 Suncrest Ave, San Jose CA, 95132. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 03/02/2007. This filing is a first filing. “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.) /s/ Charles Mondave Versant Business Team Inc. CEO Article/Registration#: 2972129 Above entity was formed in the state of CA This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 9/06/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Venessa Reed, Deputy File No. FBN 646124

September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 645838 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: COSMIC COFFEE COMPANY & IMAGINE IT BAKERY, 1920 Lafayette St Unit G, Santa Clara CA, 95050, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by a: Limited Liability Company. The name and residence address of the registrant(s) is (are): Cosmic Coffee CO LLC, 1920 Lafayette St Unit G, Santa Clara CA, 95050. The registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 03/01/2012. This filing is a refile [Change(s) in facts form previous filing] of previous file #: FBN562732. “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.) /s/ Jolynn Spinelli Cosmic Coffee CO LLC Owner Article/Registration#: 201207310072 Above entity was formed in the state of CA This statement was filed with the Co. Clerk Recorder of Santa Clara County on 8/28/2018. Regina Alcomendras, County Clerk Recorder By: /s/ Sandy Chanthasy, Deputy File No. FBN 645838 September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334133 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Seung Hwan Hwan Na. Petitioner(s) Seung Hwan Hwan Na has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Seung Hwan Hwan Na to David Seunghwan Na. 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 1/08/2019 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. September 10, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV334126 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Mohammadamin Rasoulian. Petitioner(s) Mohammadamin Rasoulian has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Mohammadamin Rasoulian to Amin Rasoulian. 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 1/08/2019 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. September 10, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV333941 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Han Wook Cho and Se Young Song. Petitioner(s) Han Wook Cho and Se Young Song has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Moonkeun Cho to Steve Moonkeun Cho. 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 1/08/2019 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. September 5, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV326407 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Kim and Henry Nguyen. Petitioner(s) Kim and Henry Nguyen has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Cathy Minh Nguyen to Dorothy Minh Nguyen. 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 10/16/2018 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. September 6, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV333912 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Chang Jung Li. Petitioner(s) Chang Jung Li has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Chang Jung Li to Chang Jung Lee. THE COURT ORDERS that all

CLASSIFIEDS / LEGALS 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 1/08/2019 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. September 4, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV333909 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Adriana Vargas In Proper. Petitioner(s) Adriana Alonso In Proper has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Jayden Jair Alonso-Vargas to Jayden Jair Vargas b. Laura Sophia Vargas Alonso to Laura Sophia Vargas. 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 1/08/2019 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. September 4, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV330296 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Terria Lee Cooper. Petitioner(s) Terria Lee has filed a petition for Change

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of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Terria Lee Cooper to Terria 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 10/09/2018 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 27, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 18CV333292 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Jeseeca Yadira Ruvalcaba Silva. Petitioner(s) Jeseeca Yadira Ruvalcaba Silva has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Jeseeca Yadira Ruvalcaba Silva to Jeseeca Yadira Silva. 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 12/04/2018 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 22, 2018 Rise Jones Pichon Judge of the Superior Court September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 2018


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Conector regional Eastridge a BART Proyecto de tranvía Capitol Expressway Aviso de Reunión Pública y Disponibilidad de la Versión Preliminar del Segundo Informe de Impacto Ambiental Suplementario

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La Autoridad de Transporte del Valle de Santa Clara (VTA) tiene planes de extender por 2.4 millas el tranvía a lo largo de Capitol Expressway en San José, desde la estación existente de Alum Rock hasta el Centro de Trasbordos Eastridge Transit Center. Este proyecto incluye vías elevadas a lo largo de Capitol Expressway, una estación elevada en Story Road, y una estación a nivel de la calle en el Centro de Trasbordos Eastridge Transit Center. VTA preparó una Versión Preliminar del Segundo Informe de Impacto Ambiental Suplementario (SEIR-2). Describe los cambios de diseño en el proyecto aprobado y proporciona información sobre los efectos ambientales de esos cambios. El Consejo Administrativo de VTA aprobó el proyecto en mayo de 2005. El 14 de junio de 2018, VTA realizó una reunión de alcance comunitario y presentó los cambios del proyecto. El personal recibió comentarios públicos sobre el alcance y el contenido del SEIR-2. Asista a la siguiente reunión pública para obtener una descripción general del proyecto e información sobre los impactos significativos en el medio ambiente así como las recomendaciones para mitigar dichos impactos.

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Se aceptarán comentarios por escrito sobre la Versión Preliminar del SEIR-2 en la reunión, y por correo postal/electrónico hasta el 19 de noviembre de 2018. Envíe sus comentarios a VTA Environmental Programs, 3331 North First Street, B-2, San Jose, CA 95134-1927; o al correo electrónico: EBRC-CELR-Comments@vta.org. Se solicita a las personas que requieran traducción de idiomas, lenguaje de señas americano o documentos en formatos accesibles comunicarse con Alcance Comunitario de VTA llamando al (408) 321-7575/(408) 321-2330 TTY con al menos 5 días hábiles de anticipación a la reunión. El edificio de la reunión es accesible para personas con discapacidades. Para obtener más información sobre las reuniones, comuníquese con Alcance Comunitario de VTA (408) 321-7575, o por correo electrónico a community.outreach@vta.org.

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IN YOUR BACKYARD: REPORT FINDS OVER 124 MILLION AMERICANS LIVE NEAR TOXIC THREATS

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Soundbite Services LOS ANGELES — Chances are you or someone you know live near a potentially hazardous chemical facility and may not even know it. A new interactive map and report from the Environmental Justice Health Alliance identifies 12,000 such facilities that it said present health and safety risks. Based on the report, 124 million Americans live with a threat of harm 39 percent of the country's population.  Eric Whalen, community coordinator with the alliance, said the map is a wakeup call to those who review it.  “A lot of folks just aren't aware that there are over 12,000 chemical facilities in America - in neighborhoods and towns all across the nation - that could at any moment explode, or emit poisonous gas, and in some cases, kill thousands of people,” Whalen said. The analysis suggested that 125,000 schools and 11,000 medical facilities are vulnerable to a chemical disaster. The report recommended the public be made aware of the potential dangers, and whenever possible, that the risks be eliminated or reduced.  Whalen and others noted that accidents or 'near-misses' aren't unusual, such as at the Torrance Refinery outside Los Angeles, owned by Exxon Mobil. An explosion in 2015 prompted a nearmiss with a massive piece of ductwork and a container of hydrofluoric acid. If the metal had hit the chemical, experts

say thousands would have been killed or sickened. Sally Hayati, president of the Torrance Refinery Action Alliance, is fighting for the plant to use safer chemicals that her group says are already used by other facilities. "Those of us who are aware are desperate to get rid of it; it's an unnecessary hazard,” Hayait said. “It's just hard for people to recognize a hazard before it happens. We have to recognize that this is a risk that just should not be tolerated." While the hazardous facilities present a risk to anyone nearby, Whalen added that some populations and neighborhoods are disproportionately affected.  "People of color and the poor are overwhelmingly at risk; they're getting piled on” Whalen said. “So, they deal with the day-to-day pollution that these facilities emit. They live closer to facilities on average, so they're more likely to face a chemical disaster. They also, unfortunately, face a higher risk of cancers and respiratory disease." The Trump Administration recently attempted to block rule updates designed to improve chemical disaster-prevention measures at more than 12,000 facilities regulated under a program known as the Risk Management Plan. That move was defeated by the Environmental Justice Health Alliance and other groups that successfully sued to enact safety improvements. The interactive map and report can be seen at http://bit.ly/2xZ0dLB.

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SIERRA Y TIERRA: EL VELO NEGRO DE MARÍA

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Con un nuevo monstruo amenazando la Costa Este de Estados Unidos y un año después del peor desastre en la historia de Puerto Rico, la isla sigue cubierta por el velo negro del Huracán María. Puerto Rico finalmente anunció el verdadero saldo mortal de la tormenta y sus secuelas: 2.975 vidas, 50 veces más de lo anunciado originalmente, en medio de la desidia y arrogancia del gobierno federal, la incompetencia de funcionarios locales y el olvido del resto del país. “Esto no es un número, es gente que nunca más volverá a ver la luz del día. Y muchos de ellos murieron debido al abandono”, dijo Carmen Yulín Cruz, alcaldesa de San Juan. Las heridas de María son aún profundas, no solo visibles en el rostro de la isla, sino especialmente en el alma de los puertorriqueños. “No todos nos podemos ir”, dice Elizabeth Chapman, una residente de Río Grande de 53 años que dolorosamente vio emigrar a su madre, Angela, a Texas porque su hogar fue una de las más de 60.000 casas que  destruyó  la tormenta. Para colmo de males, el gobierno federal ha  negado  la ayuda financiera a más de la mitad de quienes perdieron sus casas, dejando a decenas de miles de puertorriqueños a merced de la próxima maría. “Unos nos tenemos que quedar para poder echar esto pa’lante”, agrega valiente Elizabeth. La sangría de residentes que han abandonado la isla es devastadora. Según un estudio de City University of New York, Puerto Rico podría perder 470.000 de sus 3,2 millones de habitantes entre 2017 y 2019 debido a María. El asolador paso de la tormenta causó hasta $95.000 millones en daños en una isla que ya sufría desastrosos niveles de deuda pública. Este desarraigo impacta a todos los residentes, incluyendo a los más jóvenes. La Escuela Luis M. Santiago de Toa Baja, a duras penas se recupera de la destrucción que sembró el huracán. Su directora, Sara Reyes, es consciente de que el cambio climático

está causando daños sin precedentes y nos urge a todos a aprender de esta tragedia. “Luego de esta experiencia”, dice, “sabemos que es muy probable que esto vuelva a ocurrir. Así que María ha sido una gran maestra”. Hay muchos, sin embargo, que no escuchan a esta maestra. Y el estado de la red eléctrica de la isla es buena prueba de ello. La Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica de Puerto Rico (AEE), finalmente restauró el fluido eléctrico a toda la isla casi un año después de la catástrofe. La red, no obstante, permanece débil. “Es frágil”, reconoció José Sepúlveda, director de distribución de AEE, a  Business Insider. “Si algo como María regresa a esta isla, vamos a tener problemas”. La AEE, sin embargo, insiste en reconstruir buena parte de la red  por medio de  plantas de combustión del caro gas metano, lo cual impediría la independencia energética de la isla y contribuiría a la crisis climática que fomenta monstruos como el Huracán María. Pero este monstruo trae un pan bajo el brazo. María ofrece ahora la oportunidad de reconstruir por completo la obsoleta red eléctrica de Puerto Rico con un sistema resiliente de microredes de energía solar. Este esquema descentralizado convertiría a la isla en un  líder nacional  de las energías limpias y renovables que beneficiaría a todos los habitantes de la isla. El mayor obstáculo para “echar esto pa’lante”, es la administración Trump. Tras tratar a las víctimas de María como ciudadanos de segunda clase y  minimizar  la gravedad de la catástrofe, Donald Trump recientemente felicitó a su administración y se adjudicó un “10” en su respuesta a la crisis. Pero incluso más indignantes son los reportes de que su administración desvió fondos de recuperación de huracanes para financiar más centros de detención a los solicitantes de asilo en la frontera. El “10” no le pertenece al Sr. Trump. Le pertenece al pueblo puertorriqueño, que tras aguantar el peor desastre natural en Estados Unidos en más de un siglo, sigue en pié y “pa’lante”.


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Haz un examen de conciencia y recapacita en los errores que has cometido, te caracterizas por ser una persona de buena corazón, pero tu temperamento a veces impulsivo te hace hacer y decir cosas de las cuales luego te arrepientes. Notarás en este mes que cuentas con más amigos de los que pensabas. Mucha gente te quiere. Números de la suerte: 15-17-23-32-36-67

En esta época será necesario que tengas una dosis extra de compasión hacia la gente que te rodea. Profundiza en la situación de cada quien y no te dejes influenciar por la primera impresión o por lo que has escuchado. Usa tu sentido común, virtud que adorna tu personalidad y virtud que no todo el mundo posee. Números de la suerte: 4-22-33-44-52-61

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Aries

La calma y la serenidad serán tus mejor aliados en un mes complicado. No tomes a personal el mal humor y las actitudes hostiles de algunas personas. Un toque de espiritualidad te hará sentir mejor. Envía bendiciones a tus seres queridos y a tus amigos. Una buena noticia llegará antes que el mes finalice. Números de la suerte: 7-13-14-16-17-39

Tauro

Tu planeta regente estará retrógrado del día 5 de octubre hasta el día 17 de noviembre. Es probable que surjan gastos inesperados y situaciones que colmarán tu paciencia. Rezar y meditar, serán actividades que te harán gozar de paz espiritual. Una persona de signo de fuego se convertirá en tu benefactor. Números de la suerte: 21-25-30-34-44-55

Leo

Es probable que alguien de tu familia, te cause disgustos o que ocurran malos entendidos, ten paciencia y trata de analizar el asunto de una manera justa y comprensiva. Existe una aura de luz a tu alrededor por lo cual se augura que tendrás un mes muy grato en cuanto a finanzas y vida romántica. Sigue moldeando tu carácter y sé comprensivo con todo el mundo. Números de la suerte: 12-15-19-23-34-56

Capricornio

Piscis

Toda la energía que exteriorices durante este lapso, retornará a ti como un bumerang, trata de ser justo en tus apreciaciones y en tu trato con los demás. Es presagio que algo que te afecta, se irá de tu vida para siempre. Estás en el momento idóneo para hacer cambios, mudanzas y para convertirte en un ser más noble, cordial y comprensivo. Números de la suerte: 8-14-26-31-53-59

Debes de ser cauteloso a la hora de expresar tus opiniones, puntos de vista y sugerencias. Muchas personas se mostrarán más susceptibles de lo normal durante este mes y cualquier comentario subido de tono, pudiera crearte problemas o disgustos. En el trabajo tendrás motivos para celebrar. Siempre sobresales en tus funciones. Sigue adelante. Números de la suerte: 13-18-28-29-42-45

Virgo

Escucharás muchos rumores y habladurías respecto a personas que tú estimas, escucha y calla, no expreses comentarios al respecto pues podrías verte envuelto en malos entendidos. La actual posición de los astros hará que dediques más tiempo al cuidado y mantenimiento de un buen estado de salud. Serás receptor de una bendición. Números de la suerte: 4-6-16-26-35-54

DELICIAS SIN FRONTERAS

¡BUEN PROVECHO!

DOMINGO, 14 DE OCTUBRE, 2018 • 10AM–5PM

Géminis

Se recomienda que si tienes proyectos pendientes y decisiones importantes que tomar, te tomes un tiempo mientras transcurre la retrogradación de Venus. No actúes por impulso, permite que transcurran, unas cuatro a seis semanas y luego decide. El amor te ha dado muchos golpes a lo largo de tu vida, sien embargo; en esta ocasión te dará una inmensa alegría. Números de la suerte: 9-11-21-52-60-69

Cáncer

Una nueva oportunidad se abrirá a tu paso cuando decidas dejar ir algo o alguien del pasado. No debes seguir lamentando lo que pudo o no pudo ser. Tu vida es una constante evolución y debes estar preparado para asumir un nuevo rol y abrirte paso por nuevos senderos. La religión y espiritualidad serán facetas que harán de ti un mejor ser humano. Números de la suerte: 6-18-25-27-50-60

Libra

Venus, tu regente astral estará retrógrado durante 42 días, comenzando el día 5 de octubre, requerirás una dosis extra de paciencia tanto en tu trabajo como en tus relaciones personales. Pueden surgir problemas de la nada. Reza oraciones, encomiéndate a Dios y muestra tu mejor sonrisa en este período que será complicado. A mal tiempo, buena cara. Números de la suerte: 10-12-20-33-36-56

Chef

Ingrid Hoffmann

Chef

Yisus Chef

Martín Guerrero

El programa incluye los siguientes espectáculos y actividades: • Los chefs prepararán deliciosos platillos con productos del mar sustentables y el público podrá probarlos gratis • MEXIKA: Sonidos de México Antiguo • Yaocuauhtli Danzas Aztecas • Un taller de arte con actividades gratuitas para los niños • Programas bilingües INCLUIDO EN LA ENTRADA REGULAR AL ACUARIO

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Escorpión

Ten mucha precaución durante este mes, el planeta Venus estará retrógrado en tu signo. Este aspecto astral no es sinónimo de mala suerte, pero debes ser precavido en todo, especialmente en tu cuidado personal, pues es probable que resientas altibajos de salud física o emocional. Hazte un enjuague con agua de hierba buena, de ese modo contarás con protección espiritual. Números de la suerte: 3-19-28-29-31-54

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APPLE WATCH SERIES 4 REVIEW

hear a call on city streets. The crown has sensors in it and provides haptic feedback. The Series 4 features a W3 wireless chip (Series 3 had a W2 wireless chip) which helps with wireless connectivity. Even its Bluetooth was upgraded from 4.2 to 5.0. I am happy to report that Apple’s claims of longer battery life are only slightly exaggerated. Our friends in Cupertino say, “18 hours on a single charge.” Um … no, but battery charge on the Series 4 is noticeably better than it is on the Series 3. Last, but not least, the Series 4 features LTPO, a new display technology designed to improve the aforementioned power efficiency and battery life. My fashionista friends are happy that aside from silver and space black, the Series 4 is available in gold. What Hasn’t Changed The Apple Watch Series 4 also includes features you have come to know and love from previous iterations. It’s water resistant up to 50 meters; has a barometric altimeter; has a nice array of satellite navigation tools (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS), and comes with 16GB of storage capacity.

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Apple says the new Apple Watch Series 4 has been “fundamentally redesigned and re-engineered to help you stay even more active, healthy, and connected.” I’ve spent about a week with my Apple Watch Series 4 and my new iPhone XS Max. Here’s what I’ve learned. Apple Health Due to Apple’s commitment to helping you maintain your health and wellness, the Apple Watch Series 4 now has a raison d’être. When coupled with the Apple Health App (included with iOS), the Series 4 goes way beyond the concept of fitness tracker or step counter and enters the realm of purpose-built health/medical/research monitor. Apple’s health and wellness strategy clearly differentiates the Apple Watch (and companion iPhone) from all other devices or combinations of would-be-competitive hardware and software. New features include a second-generation optical heart sensor which allows the Health app to provide comprehensive heart rate monitoring (it even looks for irregularities like atrial fibrillation). And, coming soon, an ECG app that will generate a 2-lead (one electrode in the watch’s crown, and the other on the back crystal) electrocardiogram you can share with your doctor. There are several other sensors in the Series 4 including a new and improved gyroscope as well as a new and improved accelerometer which can sense up to 32 g-forces (the Series 3 can only sense up to 16 g-forces). When combined with included software, these

sensors know if you fall, know how hard you fell, and ping you to respond that you’re OK. If you don’t respond, the device will call emergency services. The company has a clear disclaimer in the Fall Detection section of the Watch App that says, “Apple Watch cannot detect all falls.” I have been using the Apple Watch/iPhone combo with Apple Health for a while now and have compiled a fair amount of useful data. I am currently writing some software to help transform raw Apple Health data into actionable insights. I’ll keep you posted.

There are a couple of other flavors of Apple Watch Series 4 that are noteworthy. Apple Watch Nike+ (available 10/5) includes the

Nike Run Club and Nike Training Club apps for both runners and overall workout enthusiasts: “Together they’ll help you build the endurance and strength to take your fitness to the next level.” And Apple Watch Hermès, which lets you spend even more money on an Apple Watch, under the guise of tech and fashion. Varieties include Double Tour, Single Tour, Single Tour Rallye, and Single Tour Deployment Buckle. Should You Get One? If you are into health, wellness, fitness, and heart health, or if you’re training for anything, this is the watch for you. If your use case is aligned with Apple’s health and wellness strategy, don’t hesitate. We’re just at the beginning of Apple’s healthcare mission, and I am really impressed with their progress so far. However, if you are just interested in seeing your notifications on your wrist, there are many other smartwatches that integrate text, email, notifications, and phone calls. The lowest-priced Apple Watch is $399, but the sky is the limit (watch bands start at $49, but have no upper price boundary). That said, the Apple Watch Series 4 is awesome. Author’s note:  This is not a sponsored post. I am the author of this article and it expresses my own opinions. I am not, nor is my company, receiving compensation for it.

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It’s Bigger and Thinner! The display on the Series 4 is 30 percent larger, but the overall dimensions of the watch are 30 percent smaller. So, buy the 44mm (if your wrist is big enough), because WatchOS icons are much easier to deal with on the bigger device. • Apple Watch Series 3 small case – 38 mm — 563 sq mm display area • Apple Watch Series 4 small case – 40 mm — 759 sq mm display area • Apple Watch Series 3 large case – 42 mm — 740 sq mm display area • Apple Watch Series 4 large case – 44 mm — 977 sq mm display area • Apple Watch Series 3 – 11.4mm thick • Apple Watch Series 4 – 10.7mm thick Geeky Stuff The 64-bit dual-core S4 processor is up to twice as fast as the Series 3’s dual-core S3 processor, and you will notice the difference. The speaker is 50 percent louder, so you can

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