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Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR I attended the annual meeting sponsored by Supervisor Joe Simitian, District 5, Board of Supervisors, County of Santa Clara this past Sunday, at the Lucy Stern Community Center, Palo Alto, CA. The theme was “ANGER AND ANXIOUSTHE VOTER REVOLT OF 2016; Where did it come from? What does it mean? And will it last?”. The panelists were The Honorable Libby Schaaf, Mayor, Oakland; Dan Schnur, Director, Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics, U.S.C., and David Metz, Partner, FM3 Opinion Research. A standing room only crowd attended. The introduction of elected officials and candidates took some time to accomplish. Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group personally was distributing small jars of 'Support Measure B' cinnamon flavored apple jam. Supervisor Simitian presided as moderator. Oakland's Mayor Libby Schaaf

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VOTER ANGER, DISAPPOINTMENT AND FRUSTRATION said that the voter outrage was selective. Since 2008, the U.S. Congress and state legislatures have been ineffective. The legislative process at both the federal and state levels had not taken care of the nation's business (really 'the people's business'). So many public policy and infrastructural matters were now being taken care of by local government jurisdictions. An example was Measure B dealing with local transportation issues. The basic practice is to not show up at Washington or Sacramento unless you brought along 'lots of matching funds'. Libby said, “I believe in America's Democracy. The Republican Party is handcuffed by its Tea Party conservatives; lobbyists have too much money; and the legislative process at the federal level is gridlocked by extreme partisan politics. The public is anxiously dealing with income disparities while costs of goods or services continues to increase. The only bright spot is the current low cost of gasoline.” Simitian said, “The 'Yes on Measure B' effort was necessary to leverage federal funding. It took local action to get things moving. Frightened people look to blame others.”

David Metz stated, “Since the Reagan Administration (1975), the 'Mean Network' only rewards its own. Reagan said, 'Someone who disagrees with me 80% of the time is my enemy; Someone who agrees with me is my supporter.' The result is that public policy issues were not debated in a 'pro & con' manner which led to understanding and compromise required to craft legislation. Only 4% listen to National Public Radio (NPR) and Rush Limbaugh to hear both perspectives. Some 92% are not listening at all to either the liberal or conservative perspectives. Many do not know enough to think about public policy issues. Conversations between individuals having opposing viewpoints is not happening.”

generational. Current political climate is a reflection of society's state of mind.”

Joe Simitian stated, “There is a need to have civil conversations between parties having opposing viewpoints and ideas (liberal and conservative). The result is voters who are both angry and anxious. What the hell happened? And what is going to happen?”

What should we be doing to cope? asked Joe Simitian. “Changes are happening so fast that it outstrips the ability of government to deal with its impact on all of us. Our kids will face a future with fewer opportunities. My kids will be worse off than me! We must become aware that we are all in this together.”

Metz: “45% of voters are angry; 10% frustrated and 9% are pleased today. The most angry are the millennials and wealthy. It is not about ideology; it is

Dan Schnur said, “What is going on in society is that millennials experienced the 2008 financial crash. Millennials experienced an industrial manufacturing economy transformed into an information technology based economy. One candidate identified with them and said 'Only I know how to fix that.' Millennials have been told they are special and they believed it. Since 2008 both Bernie Sanders and Donald J. Trump connected with millennials who are anti-establishment. This coming November 9th is very important because then we will know if we can put this nation together again.”

What was not discussed was current reality: The top 0.1%, as an outcome of their power,

money and influence, have ended up with most of the wealth. Wealth is not being distributed to those who would use it to maintain the domestic economy's infrastructures and the payments for essential goods and services. The past systems offered opportunity to earn a living; today it takes two or more part-time jobs with no health care or retirement benefits. The ultra-wealthy do not realize that these consumers who live from paycheck to paycheck are essential to having the American Consumer economy function well. When the working class have no discretionary income, no 'consumer choices' about education, housing, starting families, etc. are made. Most importantly, they do not have time to be engaged in local, state and federal governance. Without their 'monitoring involvement' Democracy fails to equitably distribute all sorts of goods, services, access and opportunity. If that does not change, a citizen's voter revolt is inevitable. Today the top 0.1% are unaware that the 'American Consumer Economy' is on the brink of collapse because most individuals no longer believe in the “American Dream”... which is why voters are angry, disappointed and frustrated.

La importancia de La Medida E Luz Contreras Es una lucha para todos nosotros, especialmente para las mamás que trabajan y hacen tiempo para todo lo que nuestras familias necesitan: ayudar con la tarea, poner comida en la mesa y pasar tiempo juntos. Ocuparse de las necesidades de una familia es difícil, pero en San José es aún peor. Familias como la mía apenas pueden pagar las facturas y la renta porque muchos empleadores están ofreciendo trabajo de medio tiempo en vez del trabajo de tiempo completo que necesitamos para sobrevivir. Las familias trabajadoras como la mía necesitan la Medida E - la Oportunidad de Trabajar para darnos una oportunidad de conseguir las horas que necesitamos para pagar las facturas y poner comida sobre la mesa.

Durante los últimos tres años he tenido que trabajar varios empleos de medio tiempo para acumular suficientes horas para sobrevivir. He trabajado en McDonald's, en una lavandería y en Subway, recibiendo unas horas aquí y allá. Tomo las horas que puedo conseguir, pero los trabajos que están disponibles ofrecen pocas horas. Sólo puedo trabajar 20 horas a la semana entre todos mis trabajos. Me gustaría tener un salario decente y suficientes horas para darles a mis hijos la estabilidad económica que necesitan para concentrarse en la escuela, pero por desgracia, ellos también tienen que trabajar para poder sobrevivir. Muchos de ustedes saben exactamente de lo que estoy hablando porque la situación de mi familia se está volviendo

común en San José. Se estima que 162,000 personas en San José están empleadas por hora y 64,000 de ellas tienen horarios variables o de medio tiempo en su trabajo principal. 73 por ciento de los trabajadores de tiempo parcial son mujeres y el 69 por ciento son personas de color. Cuando se combinan horas insuficientes con salarios bajos, es imposible sobrevivir. De hecho, el 77 por ciento de los trabajadores de tiempo parcial en San José ganan menos de $15 la hora. 31 por ciento de todos los trabajadores de San José ganan menos de $25,000 por año, lo cual es menos que la renta promedia de un apartamento de 1 recamara. Tener un trabajo, cuidar a su familia y mantener una casa estable

ya es difícil - y las empresas en San José no deben hacerlo aún más. Es por eso que apoyo la Medida E, una solución sencilla que ofrece a las familias trabajadoras más horas y más estabilidad. En lugar de buscar otro trabajo para añadir unas horas más la Medida E daría a los empleados de tiempo parcial la oportunidad de construir un horario que proporcione las horas que necesitamos. Ayudaría a familias como la mía construir una vida más estable. Esto permitiría a mis hijos concentrarse en la escuela, lo que significa más oportunidades para salir adelante. La Medida E dará a nuestras familias una oportunidad de luchar para ganar las horas y la estabilidad que necesitan.

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¡VAMOS A GOZAR! THE SOUND OF MUSIC NOVEMBER 8- 13, 2016 SAN JOSE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 255 SOUTH ALMADEN BOULEVARD, SAN JOSE, CA TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: TICKETMASTER.COM PRESENTING THE ARTWORK OF SANDI BILLINSLEY Friday November 4, 2016 / all day Ameriprise Financial 1 Almaden Blvd, Ste 800 San Jose, CA Free

LIGHTING THE WAY HOME Friday November 4, 2016 / 5:30pm San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St San Jose, CA Free

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT Friday November 4, 2016 / 8pm San Jose Stage Co 490 S 1st St San Jose, CA $25 and up

ROCKY HORROR SHOW TO BENEFIT ST. BALDRICK’S Friday November 4, 2016 / 12am San Jose Stage Theater 490 S 1st St San Jose, CA $35 - $50

ANNIE KIDS Friday November 4, 2016 / 7pm Historic Hoover Theatre 1635 Park Ave San Jose, CA $6 - $15

SAN JOSE SHARKS VS PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Saturday November 5, 2016 / 7:30pm SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $28 - $245

DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Friday November 4, 2016 / 10am San Pedro Square Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA Free

SOUTH FIRST FRIDAYS Friday November 4, 2016 / 7pm SoFA District and Beyond Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA Free

SAN JOSE BARRACUDA VS SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE Saturday November 5, 2016 / 1:15pm SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $16 - $78

OUT OF THE BOX LUNCH Friday November 4, 2016 / 1pm The New Ballet School 40 N 1st St San Jose, CA Free

EDITH STEIN Friday November 4, 2016 / 8pm Tabard Theatre 29 N San Pedro St San Jose, CA $15 - $40

JOHN CLEESE AND ERIC IDLE Saturday November 5, 2016 / 7:30pm San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 S Almaden Blvd San Jose, CA $60 - $100

TONY BENNET Saturday November 5, 2016 / 8pm City National Civic 135 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA $70 - $125

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'YES' ON A FOR OUR NEIGHBORS

Father Jon Pedigo Director of Peace and Justice Projects, Dioses of San Jose Being a disciple of Christ requires a willingness to put others first. If we wish to be his disciple, we must be ready to embrace the leper, protect the widow and orphan, and love our enemy. The disciple must be able to identify with, understand and appreciate the hardships of those who are in fact poor. Our Christian faith demands that we take on the cross of responsibility for our neighbor and identify, embrace and ultimately advocate for those who are the poorest of the poor. We must embrace our neighbor as one of our own. Jesus asks a fundamental question of us: will we be able to take responsibility for our poor neighbors? Real discipleship requires a conscious decision to participate in the work of creating a new world organized around the concept of equality. We live in a world where many people suffer violence and extreme poverty and yet we do not see them. We live in a world that is divided, where those of us who are privileged are shielded from seeing the hardships that other people endure. Our faith calls us to take the time to hear, see and feel the world of our neighbor. Pope Francis said, “Each individual Christian and every community is called to be an instrument of God for the

NOVEMBER 4 - 10, 2016 liberation and promotion of the poor, and for enabling them to be fully a part of society.” Each day is an opportunity for us to pay attention to the cry of the working poor, to pay attention to their voice and to come to their assistance. We must hear their story and be moved to action. I am asking that you consider the power of participating in the democratic franchise of voting. I will not tell you how to vote, but I simply ask that you consider how your vote will help our sister or brother. This year we have many issues to think about. Our community may be asking us to consider how we will deal with affordable housing. In Santa Clara County, Measure A, if it passes, will build thousands of dwellings—hogares—for our homeless neighbors, for veterans, low-income seniors and victims of violence and abuse. Remember, “Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless.” When we vote next month, we must ask ourselves, “how will my choice help alleviate the suffering of the poor?” We need to take our right to vote seriously, to study the issues, make righteous choices and ensure that the poor and homeless are in our hearts, our prayers and our votes.


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TENGA CUIDADO CON ESTAFADORES EN DISFRAZ a sus víctimas, haciéndoles creer que son legítimos. Casi todas estafas consisten en una persona diciendo que son alguien que no es – y varias veces les funciona. De hecho, consumidores han informado perdidas de casi $45 millones a estafas al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB a partir de octubre de 2016. Investigaciones demuestran que saber de una estafa antemano es la mejor manera de evitarla, así que asegúrese de leer sobre estas máscaras comunes que a los estafadores les gusta usar: Better Business Bureau Este Halloween, después de horas buscando inspiración en diferentes sitios web, decidí ser un dragón. En el espíritu de mi disfraz, traté de actuar como un feroz respirador de fuego. A la gente le encanta Halloween porque es un día en que pueden disfrazarse de lo que quieran. Ya sea que usted se convierte en un monstruo, hippie, o personaje de TV por la noche, tomando una personalidad diferente puede ser muy divertido. Los estafadores, sin embargo, pretenden ser alguien que no son todos los días – no sólo en Halloween. Por desgracia, estafas ocurren durante todo el año. Los estafadores siempre están ideando nuevos disfraces para engañar

• Agente del IRS. Un agente del IRS o del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos es el disfraz preferido de los estafadores. Desde el lanzamiento del Rastreador de Estafas de BBB hace aproximadamente un año, más de 10.700 estafas de recaudación de impuestos han sido reportados – ¡representando 26% de los informes! Esta estafa es muy común y siguen un guion bastante consistente. El estafador le llama y dice que es de la “IRS” o un “agente del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos”. Según el, si usted no envié dinero por “evasión de impuestos” o un “litigio en su contra”, la policía vendrá a detenerlo. Este disfraz resulta muchas veces inteligente. Los estafadores a menudo declaran números de placa que suenen oficial para que parezcan más legítimos. Esto es una estafa, el IRS no le llamara para iniciar contacto.

• Persona Famosa. ¿Has querido ser un empresario rico como Bill Gates o Mark Zuckerberg? Aparentemente son tan ricos que están regalando dinero o premios a unos pocos afortunados ganadores: todo lo que tiene que hacer para recibir sus millones o automóvil nuevo es enviar cientos de dólares para cubrir los impuestos y las tasas de procesamiento. Consumidores han reportado más de 3.000 similares estafas de sorteos y lotería al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB a partir de octubre de 2016. Los estafadores pretenden ser celebridades, individuos ricos, empresas bien conocidas, y agencias gubernamentales ofreciendo subvenciones – pero tenga cuidado, ¡no son quienes que dicen que son! Si usted tiene que pagar para recibir un premio gratuito y no solicitado, es probablemente una estafa. • Soporte Técnico. Vestirse como un agente de soporte técnico es fácil para estafadores que son familiares con computadoras – y es rentable. Desde el lanzamiento del Rastreador de Estafas de BBB, consumidores han reportado perder casi $375.000 a esta clase de estafa. Esta estafa tiene algunas variaciones. Usted puede recibir una llamada telefónica de alguien que afirma ser el soporte técnico de una compañía bien conocida como Apple o Microsoft – a veces falsificando el identificador de llamadas para hacer su disfraz más convincente. Van

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a decir que usted tiene un “virus” y necesita su ayuda. También se puede alertar a usted a este “virus” a través de un pop-up en su computadora o bloquear su dispositivo. Ellos quieren acceso remoto a su ordenador para robar su información personal. • Director de Recursos Humanos. A los estafadores les encanta vestirse en un traje y pretender ser empresarios de gran alcance. Lo contactan con tentadoras ofertas de empleo: según ellos usted puede trabajar desde su casa, no se requiere experiencia, y va a hacer miles cada mes. Para parecer más legítimo, estafadores crean correos electrónicos, sitios web, ofertas de trabajo en línea, y cuentas de redes sociales falsos. Tenga cuidado si alguien pide que usted revele información personal o financiera, envié dinero para suministros o gastos iniciales, o que su “trabajo” consiste de recibir o enviar paquetes o dinero. Estafadores siempre van a encontrar nuevos disfraces para llevar, ¡así que debe de estar alerta! Si algo parece sospechoso, haga su investigación en línea antes de responder. Nunca revele información personal o financiera a una persona que contacte a usted al azar. Si cree que ha estado en contacto con un estafador o es una víctima, repórtelo al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB en <bbb.org/ scamtracker/> para ayudar a otros.

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CA CORTA EN MÁS DE LA MITAD EL NÚMERO DE NIÑOS NO ASEGURADOS

a un reporte reciente. Los investigadores del "Georgetown University Center for Children and Families" (Centro de la Universidad Georgetown para Ninos y Familias) encontraron que el Estado Dorado redujo su cantidad de ninos no asegurados en 55 por ciento entre 2013 y 2015, justo despues de que entro en vigor la "Affordable Care Act" (Ley de Cuidado Asequible). Mayra Alvarez, de Children's Partnership, le da credito a la decision del estado de implementar totalmente la A-C-A, expandiendo Medi-Cal y creando un mercado estatal, "Covered California", que facilita la inscripcion. "Como un centro comercial que lo tiene todo, se notifica a las familias sobre programas para los que ellos o sus hijos pueden calificar -tanto planes privados como programas publicos como MediCal-, facilitando el proceso, y tambien ayudando a asegurar la cobertura para mas ninos que sean elegibles."

Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. - El porcentaje de ninos sin seguro en California se desplomo en un 55 por ciento entre 2013 y 2015, inmediatamente despues de la implementacion de la "Affordable Care Act" (Ley de Cuidado Asequible), de acuerdo a un reporte reciente del Georgetown Center for Children and Families (Centro Georgetown

para Ninos y Familias). Comenta Mayra Alvarez, presidenta de la Children's Partnership (Asociacion de los Ninos); y Joan Alker (ALL-ker), directora ejecutiva del Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Centro de la Universidad Georgetown para Ninos y Familias). California ha hecho los mayores progresos recientes del pais en conseguir inscribir ninos para que reciban atencion de su salud, de acuerdo

El reporte dice que el 97 por ciento de los nueve millones de ninos de California ya tienen seguro medico, lo que supera el promedio nacional por casi dos puntos porcentuales. Las cifras de California seran incluso mejores el ano proximo, porque el estado comenzo a permitir la inscripcion de ninos indocumentados en Medi-Cal a partir de mayo pasado. Hasta ahora,

NOVEMBER 4 - 10, 2016 los padres han inscrito a mas de 135 mil ninos. Joan Alker, del Centro de la Universidad Georgetown para Ninos y Familias, dice que las encuestas muestran que la mayoria de los americanos no estan al tanto del exito de estos programas. "Cerca de la mitad de los americanos creian que el numero de ninos sin seguro estaba aumentando. Solo el 28 por ciento sabia que la cifra de hecho ha bajado. Asi que esto es un exito que hemos tenido como pais - no es muy conocido, y es algo por lo que todos nos podemos sentir bien." El reporte indica que California aun tiene mas de 300 mil ninos no asegurados, lo que representa la segunda mayor cifra del pais, despues de Texas. California ha tenido los mayores progresos del pais en inscribir a los ninos para que tengan seguro de salud, de acuerdo a un reporte reciente. Un reporte de Suzanne Potter. los padres han inscrito a mas de 135 mil ninos. Alker puede ser localizada en el (202) 784-3138; Alvarez, en el (213) 341-1222. Vea en reporte en at <http://ccf.georgetown.edu/>.

California redujo su número de niños sin seguro en 55 por ciento, de 2013 a 2015. (Carolina Quezada/NACHC)

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CROWD-PLEASING GAME DAY GRILLING Family Features For millions of football fans, the grill is as important as the gridiron when enjoying a weekend of games. There’s nothing like team spirit, the anticipation of kickoff and the smell of a delicious pregame tailgate wafting through the stadium parking lot. National barbecue expert Rocky Stubblefield of Stubb’s Legendary BarB-Q offers tips and recipes for game day grilling that will have the whole crowd cheering. Keep it simple Stubblefield says anything that cooks fast on the grill is great for tailgating – burgers, hotdogs, chicken – and to bring on the flavor without having to pack a

carload of ingredients, use sauces, rubs and marinades. Prepare as much food as you can ahead of time and have a checklist for the things you always need but are easy to forget, like napkins and tin foil. Grilling tips For perfectly shaped, evenly cooked burgers, make a thumbprint in the middle of each patty before grilling. Amp up the flavor by rubbing your burgers with Stubb’s Bar-B-Q rub before putting them on the grill – just like you would a brisket or ribs. No matter what you’re making, wait to put the sauce on until the very end of grilling to avoid charring and burning. For dozens of easy, delicious tailgating recipes, visit <stubbsbbq.com>.

TOASTED PECAN BURGERS ··2 ​tablespoons Stubb’s Bar-B-Q Spice Rub Mix together chuck, onion, pecans, bell pepper, sauce and rub. Shape into 4 patties.

··1 ​pound ground chuck ··1/4 ​cup chopped red onion ··1/4​cup chopped pecans, toasted ··1 ​tablespoon finely chopped green bell pepper

··3 ​tablespoons Stubb’s Original Bar-B-Q Sauce

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Grill burgers over direct, medium heat, first on one side then the other, 7-10 minutes, until they reach desired doneness. Medium burgers register an internal temperature of 160 F. Serve with your favorite burger toppings on toasted buns.

SMOKEY STUFFED JALAPENOS WITH BACON · ·1/2 ​p ound uncooked chorizo · ·16 ​o unces cream cheese · ·24 ​f resh jalapenos, halved and seeded · ·24 ​s lices bacon (about 2 pounds), halved

· ·1 ​c up Stubb’s Smokey Mesquite Bar-B-Q Sauce Heat skillet to medium heat and prepare grill for direct cooking.

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Prepare grill for direct cooking. When coals are ashed over in charcoal grill, spread them in bottom of grill so food can cook directly over coals.

Remove chorizo casing and cook in skillet over medium heat until cooked through. Transfer cooked chorizo to paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool.

Mix cream cheese and chorizo. Stuff each jalapeno half with cream cheese mixture. Wrap with half strip of bacon and secure with toothpick. Place peppers on grill and cook 8-10 minutes, turning frequently. Baste peppers with sauce during last 2 minutes of cooking. Enjoy! And may your team go far!


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SKYLAWN MEMORIAL PARK in San Mateo celebrated ‘Day of the Dead’ on the weekend of October 29/30 with a traditional presentation of the altars, a Catholic service, mariachi music, folkloric dancing, Aztec drums and dance troupe, traditional Mexican lunch, sugar skull decorating, local artists and a farmer’s market. 500 guests attended the festival to witness and participate in the ancient grave-decorating tradition conducted every fall to celebrate the deceased and encourage visits by their souls.

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REPAIRING OUR ROADS

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Compra un producto y llevate el otro GRATIS en la linea Mirada Provence! La linea Mirada Provence es hecha en Francia y es de la mejor calidad! Sam Liccardo City of San Jose

NOTIFICACIÓN PARA LOS POSTORES Allied Housing, Inc., una agencia sin fin de lucro que provee una variedad de servicios de apoyo y vivienda a individuos indigentes, está buscando contratistas calificados para que sometan sus ofertas selladas sobre el siguiente proyecto: Portón de Seguridad y Sistema de Vigilancia para Casa de Novo

2188 The Alameda, San José, CA 95126 La notificación para el Contratista y las especificaciones de las ofertas para este proyecto estarán disponibles el 4 de noviembre, 2016 de la oficina de Allied Housing, localizada en el 481 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA. Este proyecto está financiado por la Autoridad en Viviendas del Condado de Santa Clara con Vales de la Sección 8 basados en el Proyecto. El contrato se le otorgará al postor que más responda y sea razonable ofreciendo el precio más bajo. El postor ganador tendrá que cumplir con las regulaciones federales transversales que apliquen, incluyendo, y sin límite a, las tarifas Federales Davis Bacon que prevalecen. El postor ganador debe de ser un Contratista Licenciado en California. Se requerirá una Fianza de Pago y Desempeño. Se llevará a cabo un ensayo mandatorio pre-ofertas en las instalaciones de Casa de Novo en el 2188 The Alameda, San José, CA el miércoles 9 de noviembre, 2016 a las 11:00 AM. Por favor RSVP (Responda por Favor) con Stephan Jackson al (408) 620-5664 o al correo electrónico sjackson@abodeservices.org. Las ofertas deben recibirse para el día miércoles 30 de noviembre, 2016 a las 4:00 PM. Las ofertas que se reciban después de la fecha tope no serán aceptadas. Las ofertas pueden ser entregadas a mano, por correo, o enviadas por mensajero a Abode Services, ATTN: Stephan Jackson, 481 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035.

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News of these funding shortages doesn't surprise anyone. A decade of budgetary shortfalls and severe cuts from the State of California have conspired to leave us with roads in serious need of repair. While the cost appears daunting, we must tackle this expensive challenge immediately. Why the urgency?

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I started my term as mayor 20 months ago confronting a monstrously large and growing unfunded maintenance backlog -- more than $521 million for our streets and roads alone -without any obvious source of funding to address those needs. I told one radio station that absent winning the lottery, "We'll repurpose the potholes as 'traffic calming devices.'"

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First, because poor roads affect us all. For example, a typical San José driver incurs about $863 in additional expenses annually in the form of poorer fuel mileage efficiency, blown tires, bent rims and greater wear-and-tear on the vehicle as a result of bad roads. Keep in mind that the problem isn't confined to those who own a car; 100% of our bike and bus trips rely on the same roads as our cars -- and to cyclists like me, poor streets pose a serious safety risk. Second, the cost of doing nothing greatly exceeds the cost of fixing the road. Transportation experts say that investing $1 in our roads today -- such as for resealing or modest repairs -- will save more than $5 in the future, by avoiding the costly replacement of failed streets. The cost of doing nothing is stark: Our $521 million repair backlog would grow to $880 million by 2020 if we merely continue the funding patterns of the last decade. Making matters worse, state cuts in gas tax funding and other funding reductions have slashed the amount of road repair money available to the City of San José in half. As a result, we started this year with only $13 million in ongoing

funding to maintain our roads -- even though restoring our streets to a state of good repair will require just over $100 million every year for the next decade. That's left us with the task of finding funding to fill this enormous gap. Are there alternatives to simply spending more money? To be sure, we have implemented more cost-effective methods of restoring road pavement, such as cold-in-place pavement recycling and repair. We can always cut other city expenditures -- such as police or libraries -but that comes at a great cost to our community, particularly after a decade in which we saw services cut year-after-year and our workforce shrink by almost one-third. And of course, we continue to seek ways to control costs, such as by securing the savings of pension reform through Measure F this November. At the end of the day, though, there is no shortcut. There's no "app" to fix a road. It simply costs money to address, and it costs even more money if we ignore it. This year, we have taken several approaches to tackle this funding gap. First, I introduced -- and the City Council approved -- a budget that halted new spending in order to focus our scarce dollars on "fix-it-first" strategies for longoverdue infrastructure upgrades. Next, following voter approval of a sales tax increase in June, we committed more than half of the funding -about $17 million -- to street repair and paving (the rest of the dollars went to public safety and to rapid rehousing of the homeless). I've also joined Sen. Jim Beall in advocating for a bill that he introduced in the State Legislature to restore state investment in local roads and highways. These efforts would help improve that funding level, but there is an opportunity to substantially boost road funding even further via Measure B, the countywide traffic relief and road repair measure, which will appear on your November ballot. I strongly encourage you to become familiar with Measure B. Regardless of your position on this or any other measure, the most direct and impactful way of addressing many of our biggest local challenges -- including roads, traffic, housing, and restoring police staffing -- is to vote on Nov. 8. Please make sure you take th


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Vote Si en la Medida E Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk We’re all familiar with the issue of nonbiodegradable plastic debris (shopping bags, soda bottles, fishing nets etc.) clogging up our waterways and making its way out to sea— sometimes accumulating in huge “gyres.” But what you might not realize is that even if you are responsible about recycling and not littering, you may still be contributing to the ocean's plastic burden by virtue of the clothes on your back. “The single biggest plastic pollution problem facing our ocean is microfiber: trillions of pieces of tiny fibers flowing into the ocean— every time we use our washing machines,” reports the nonprofit Rozalia Project. “Our synthetic clothing is breaking up, sending this plastic microfiber out with the drain water.” According to the group, just one fleece jacket could shed over 81,000 minute strands of polyester per wash. “New York City, alone, could have 6.8 billion microfibers flowing into its harbor every day.” According to activist Sarah Mosko, the tiny size of microplastics actually adds to their dangers. “Because plastics are lipophylic (oil-loving), oily contaminants in seawater are drawn to them,” she reports on Algalita’s blog. “Japanese researchers found that plastic pellets no more than a half millimeter in diameter could adsorb hazardous chemicals (like polychlorinated biphenyls, nonylphenols and derivatives of DDT) onto their surfaces at up to one million times the concentrations in the surrounding water.” The tiny size of microplastics means that even minute creatures can ingest them, thereby introducing any chemicals they carry into the very bottom of the food chain. The Rozalia Project adds that “ingested pollutants can un-stick from the plastic and end up in the stomachs and tissue” of everything from plankton to whales, causing issues at the cellular level as well as digestive problems. Rozalia researchers found that two-thirds of all fish species tested from

markets in California had microfiber or microplastic in them. Even those who don’t eat fish may not be able to avoid ingesting microfibers, given that farm animals are typically fed fish meal as a dietary staple. So what can be done? Rozalia has developed “the world’s first consumer solution” to stop microfiber pollution. The patent-pending microfiber catcher works in any washing machine, catching microfibers so they can’t flow out with the drain water. “Early test results show the microfiber catcher keeping 2,000-9,000 pieces of synthetic microfibers from flowing into our public waterways per wash per household.” Outdoor clothing and gear makers are starting to realize that they can be part of the solution as well. Earlier this year, Patagonia commissioned microbiologists from UC Santa Barbara to study the problem and suggest ways the company could reduce microfiber pollution moving forward. The company is sharing the findings with its competitors in order to collaborate on industry-wide solutions. We probably can’t do much, concludes Sarah Mosko, about the microplastics that are already contaminating our oceans, but we can start making smarter clothing choices, adding that “natural fiber cloths like cotton, silk, wool, bamboo, hemp and even soy may be better choices for those concerned about the environment. All derive from renewable sources, are intrinsically biodegradable, and their fibers would not attract oily chemicals out of seawater.” CONTACTS: Rozalia Project, www. rozaliaproject.org; Algalita, www.algalita. org; UC Santa Barbara study, www.esm. ucsb.edu/research/2016Group_Projects/ documents/PataPlastBrief.pdf. EarthTalk® is produced by Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of the nonprofit Earth Action Network. To donate, visit www.earthtalk.org. Send questions to: question@earthtalk.org.

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GET TO KNOW: MERWIN FOARD OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC Hey Merwin, thanks for the opportunity to speak to you! First off, what was the route of you becoming a Broadway performer? Unlike most people who are in this business, doing dance at a studio or high school musicals I did not have that opportunity growing up in Charlotte North Carolina just because the school I went to didn't offer that type of program. So I didn't discover performing until I was in college. When I graduated high school I thought I was gonna go into broadcasting via radio dj and play music and they said ‘well do you sing’, ‘well not really’, ‘well we’re gonna teach you’. Suddenly I discovered I had this singing voice that people responded to. Then I’m getting into musicals instead of studying broadcasting. It’s been my career for 35 years. What do you like best about your work? Is there a favorite aspect?

Merwin Foard as ‘Max Detweiler’. Photo Courtesy: Matthew Murphy

Arturo Hilario El Observador Recently we had the opportunity to speak to performer Merwin Foard who currently stars in the Broadway production of The Sound of Music which will be in San Jose from November 8-13 at Center for the Performing Arts. Foard breaks down what it’s like starting in theater, being part of the Disney family, and working on a musical about the real life Von Trapp Family, who right before World War II were one of the best-known musical groups.

I like best the fact that every time we do a live performance the group of people that are in that room watching that performance, that’s the only time that group of people will ever be together and that’s kind of exciting. We’re doing the same show, 8 performances a week, the exciting thing for me is when you think about all of those people that are having a night out with their family and they are enjoying what you are doing on the stage and that means so much to me. That would be what I consider my favorite part of what I get to do.

guy that has one really nice suit but doesn’t really have the shoes to go with it and he shows up at the cocktail party expecting to rub elbows with people that might move his career forward so it never quite happens. He is the instigator to get the children to sing in the contest more for his own self aggrandizing and gratification but also hopefully it ends up being the ticket out that the Von Trapp family needs to escape Austria. It’s a wonderful character to play, the lines area real funny, and I’ve had a great time working this character out with our director Jack O'Brien in terms of really fleshing out more in this production than most Maxes have in previous productions. What can audiences expect to see at The Sound of Music? We find by talking to people that are people are so moved by this production because we are at a very specific politically charged climate right now in our country and the idea of a foreign faction could actually invade and take over your country just because they want to is more real today than it was in the 60’s when the show was on Broadway, that impacts people a great deal. Also, it’s very cinematic there are no traditional blackouts so then they change the sets and the action is seamless, even between one scene to the next are very fluid. Any final thoughts?

Could you tell us a bit about your current role as Max Detweiler in The Sound of Music?

I just hope that people will come out and enjoy their time with us once we arrive. We cannot wait to get there.

Max Detweiler is an impresario, and one of Captain Von Trapp’s best friends, and he’s a little bit of an opportunist, he’s like that

The Sound of Music is in town from November 8-13. For ticket information and more visit broadwaysanjose.com/sound-of-music/>.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV302051 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Maria Elizabeth Gomez. Petitioner Maria Elizabeth Gomez has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Guillermo Adrian Gomez to Jose Guillermo Gomez. 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 1/03/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. October 31, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle​ Judge of the Superior Court​ November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016

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hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 12/13/2016 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 06, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle​ Judge of the Superior Court​ November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016​ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301832 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Leilani Simone Phillips. Petitioner Leilani Simone Phillips has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301391 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Koohyun Um and Hyun joo Lee. Petitioner Koohyun Um and Hyun joo Lee has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Seungyeon Um to Alex Seungyeon Um. 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 12/20/2016 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. Oct. 20, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle​ Judge of the Superior Court​ November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301696 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. George Vladimirovich Alexander. Petitioner George Vladimirovich has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. George Vladimirovich Alexander to George Vladimirovich Sysuyev. 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 1/03/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at

191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. OCT 26, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court, November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301701 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Mike Andrew Fuentes. Petitioner Mike Andrew Fuentes has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Mike Andrew Fuentes to Michael Andrew Fuentes. 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 1/03/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. OCT 26, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court, November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV298718 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Esther Gonzalez De Menchaca. Petitioner Esther Gonzalez De Menchaca has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Esther Menchaca De Gonzalez to Esther 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 12/20/2016 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. OCT 24, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court, November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300794 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Shay Stender. Petitioner Shay Stender has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Sylicia Sorelle Varguez to Sylicia Sorelle Stender-Varguez b. Steven Ryan Varguez to Steven Ryan Stender c. Sylus Rommel Varguez to Sylus Sloan Stender. 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 12/13/2016 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 7, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court, November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300035 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Peter Robert Thompson. Petitioner Peter Robert Thompson has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Peter Robert Thompson to Peter Robert Gravel. 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 11/22/2016/2016 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 16, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court, October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622228 The following person(s) is (are) doing business 1. Perfect Party Planner 2. Lisa’s Events 91 Park Oxford Pl San Jose, CA 95136, Santa Clara County. Lisa PinedaBernal 91 Park Oxford Pl San Jose, CA 95136. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Lisa Pineda-Bernal November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/06/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622784 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Perez Legal Documents 459 S. Capitol Ave Ste. 12 San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Mayra’s Services Inc. 459 S Capitol Ave Ste 12 San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/25/2016 “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.) Mayra L. Perez President November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/25/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622712 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Pristine Imprints, LLC 1311 Flickenger Ave San Jose, CA 95131, Santa Clara County. Pristine Imprints, LLC. San Jose, CA 95131. This business is conducted by a limited liability company; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/1/2016 “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.) Anthony Vo November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016

This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/21/2016 NAME STATEMENT NO. 622753 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Tu Recreación 566 Maple Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94085, Santa Clara County. Familia Cristiana Nueva Generacion 566 Maple Avenue Sunnyvale, Ca 94085. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Esther Gonzalez President November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/24/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301626 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Brian Kevin Oregel Lomeli and on behalf of Katherine Alohalani Hernandez, Roman Lono Oregel, and DeMarco Io’ela Oregel. Petitioners Brian Kevin Oregel Lomeli and Katherine Alohalani Hernandez have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Brian Kevin Oregel Lomeli to Brian Kevin Vega b. Katherine Alohalani Hernandez to Katherine Alohalani Vega c. Roman Lono Oregel to Roman Lono Vega d. DeMarco Io’ela Oregel to DeMarco Io’ela Vega. 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 01/03/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. October 25, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300938 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Nikita Korabelnikov. Petitioner Nikita Korabelnikov has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nikita Korabelnikov to Nikita Komm. 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 12/13/2016 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 12, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300504 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Pouja NoName Given. Petitioner Pouja NoName Given has filed a petition for Change of Name with

NOVEMBER 4 - 10, 2016 the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Pouja NoName Given to Pooja Singh. 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 12/6/2016 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 29, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV296919 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Dong Van Nguyen and Lingyun Huang. Petitioners Dong Nguyen and Lingyun Huang have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Ethan Yi-Jia Nguyen to Ethan Yi-Weyn b. Dong Van Nguyen to Doug Van Weyn. 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 12/13/2016 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 14, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301469 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ye Yuan. Petitioner Ye Yuan has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Ye Yuan to One W Z. 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 12/20/2016 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 21, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301248 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Quang Chau. Petitioner Quang Chau has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Quang Chau to Ian Quang Chau. 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 12/20/2016 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 18, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300240 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Amy Jen-Wei Wang. Petitioner Amy Jen -Wei Wang has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Amy Jen -Wei Wang to Jen -Wei Wang. 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 11/29/2016 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 22, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301621 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Thaya Klinkhajorn Kareeson. Petitioner Thaya Klinkhajorn Kareeson has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Thaya Klinkhajorn Kareeson to Tyler Kareeson. 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 01/3/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. October 25, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301592 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maria G. Tamayo and Francisco Silvia. Petitioners Maria G. Tamayo and Francisco Silvia have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Santiago Daniel Bedolla Tamayo to Santiago Daniel Silva Tamayo. 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 01/3/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. October 24, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court


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NOVEMBER 4 - 10, 2016 October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301174 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Sonah Hwang. Petitioner Sonah Hwang has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Seo Eun Kim to Ashley SeoEun Kim b. Hyun Seo Kim to Moses HyunSeo Kim. 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 12/20/2016 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 18, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301581 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maria Leticia Almaraz. Petitioner Maria Leticia Almaraz has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Maria Leticia Almaraz to Leticia Fierro. 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 01/03/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. October 24, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622780 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Taqueria Parrilladas 2980 Aborn Square Rd. San Jose, CA 95121, Santa Clara Co. Roberto Baez Castro 2099 Huran Dr. San Jose, Ca 95123. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/25/2010 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Robert Baez Castro October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/25/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622835 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Eaven Liquor Store 5945 E. Almaden Expwy STE 140 San Jose, CA 95120, Santa Clara Co. Semere Natnael 5945 E. Almaden Expwy STE 140 San Jose, CA 95120. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/26/2016 “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.) Semere Natnael October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/26/2016 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name NO. 622733 The following person/entity has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name Las Tortas Ahogadas 1520 Alum Rock Ave San Jose, Ca 95116, Santa Clara Co. Yanet Miramontes 330 Emerick Ave San Jose, CA 95127. This business was conducted by an individual and was filed in Santa Clara County on 01/25/2016 under file no. 613299 Yanet Miramontes October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/24/2016 SUMMONS 1st AMENDED (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: N.C.W.C, INC. STEVE GRANT, an individual, JOE COHEN, an individual, SCOTT CHIDESTER, an individual, DOES 1through 2 (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: Marcus K. Walker (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): NOTICEl You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo. ca.gov/Selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo. ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court's lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. Aviso Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la información a continuación Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito fiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede

encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte. ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVSO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperación de $10,000 ó más de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. Case Number: (Numero de Caso) PC056648 The name and address of the court is: El nombre y dirección de la corte es: Chatsworth Courthouse 945 Penfield Ave. Chatsworth, CA 91311 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiffs’ attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Law Office of Sara Eliot 6305 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91401 818-990-2800 Date: December 10, 2015 Clerk, by Sherri R. Carter. Deputy N. Elaine Everette (Fecha) (Secretario) (adjunto) October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301115 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Yiping Wu. Petitioner Yiping Wu has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Yiping Wu to Eric Yiping Wu. 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 12/20/2016 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 17, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4, 11,2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301030 Superior Court of California,

County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Cari Myers. Petitioner Cari Meyers has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Alfredo James Arkebauer to Austin James Myers. 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 12/13/2016 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 14, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301112 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Charles James Wilson II. Petitioner Charles James Wilson II has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Charles James Wilson II to Charles James Unlock. 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 12/20/2016 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 17, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4,11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301055 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Hong Yan, Licheng Niu. Petitioner Hong Yan has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Huiru Niu to Annie Huiru Niu. 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 12/13/2016 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 14, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4,11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301288 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Monica Dhandapani Mallon. Petitioner Monica Dhandapani Mallon has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a Monica Dandapani Mallon to Monica Mallon. 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 12/20/2016 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 19, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4,11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301088 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Luyao Kang. Petitioner Luyao Kang has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Luyao Kang to Lucy King. 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 12/20/2016 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 14, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301318 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Svetlana Vitalyevna Bychuk. Petitioner Svetlana Vitalyevna Bychuk has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Svetlana Vitalyevna Bychuk to Svetlana Hodges. 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 12/20/2016 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 19, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301323 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Saray Ana Quintero & Marco Antonio Morataya Espinoza. Petitioners Saray Ana Quintero & Marco Antonio Morataya Espinoza have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Mateo David Morataya to David Mateo Morataya b. Saray Ana Quinter to Anna Sarai Quintero. 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 12/20/2016 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 19, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622440 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Studio Sullivan 698 N. Santa Cruz Ave #9 Los Gatos, CA 95030. Julia Sullivan 698 N. Santa Cruz Ave #9 Los Gatos, CA 95030. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/13/2016 “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.) Julia A. Sullivan October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/13/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622406 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Jauregui’s Handyman 1516 Foley Avenue San Jose, CA 95122. Daniel Jauregui 1516 Foley Avenue San Jose, CA 95122. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “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.) Daniel Jauregui October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/13/2016 Notice of Petition to Administer Estate of Roger Blair Lewis No.116PR179618 A Petition for Probate has been filed by Steven L. Lewis in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. The petition requests that Steven L. Lewis be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent, Roger Blair Lewis, Roger Lewis, Roger B. Lewis. 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: 11/23//2016 at 9:00am, Dept. 10, located at 191 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 If you object to the granting of this petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal repres5entative appointed by the court within the later of either: 1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or 2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other

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California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Robert P. Bergman, Attorney at Law 1777 Saratoga Avenue, Ste. 208 San Jose, CA 95129 October 21, 28; November 4, 2016

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300298 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Valeria Nicanor. Petitioner Valeria Nicanor has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Eliza Gonzalez Nicanor to Eliza Fernandez Nicanor. 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 11/29/2016 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 23, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300797 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of. Patricia Marie Rositano. Petitioner Patricia Marie Rositano has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Patricia Marie Rositano to Patricia Marie Schill. 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 12/13/2016 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 07, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622264 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as Alvrenga Construction 220 N. White Rd #42 San Jose, CA 95127, Santa Clara County. Alvaro Enrique Alvarenga Galdamez 220 N. White Rd. San Jose, CA 95127. This business is conducted by an individual; registrants have not begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Alvaro Enrique Alvarenga Galdamez October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 This statement was filed with

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622385 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EZ Loan Realty 4746 Lafayette Street # 205 Santa Clara, CA 95054, Santa Clara County. Join RE Group Inc. 4746 Lafayette Street #205 Santa Clara, CA 95054. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrants have begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/15/2016. “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.) Yang Cao CEO October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/12/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622384 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EZ Loan Realty 408 8th Street #A Oakland, CA 94607, Alameda County. Join RE Group Inc. 4746 Lafayette Street #205 Santa Clara, CA 95054. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrants have begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 8/10/2016. “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.) Yang Cao CEO October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/12/2016 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name NO. 621802 The following person/entity has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name Reinterpret 3376 Beavmont Square Mountain View, CA 94040, Santa Clara Co. Tracy Winn 3376 Beavmont Square Mountain View, CA 94040. This business was conducted by an individual and was filed in Santa Clara County on 09/15/2016 under file no. 621802 Tracy Winn October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 09/26/2016


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THE OTHER CANDIDATE: GLORIA LA RIVA

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Gloria La Riva is a Presidential Candidate set on creating a movement, not a moment Arturo Hilario El Observador The Freedom and Liberation Party is not one that you may have heard during the frenzy that has been the 2016 Presidential Election. You may have already voted, or made your choice on a nominee or choose not to take part, but to say that the choices have been a simple one can be bring a hefty discourse, with others, or even yourself. Presidential Nominee Gloria La Riva agrees. Representing three Socialist parties across the states she's on the ballot for, California for the Peace and Freedom Party, in Vermont for the Liberty Union Party, and in Colorado, New Mexico, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, and Washington state for the Party for Socialism and Liberation, she believes in the government working for all inclusive society, not just those that have controlled or benefited from it thus far. A leading figure of Party for Socialism and Liberation, La Riva's nomination in August spurred her campaign staff and her supporters to spread awareness of the 'other candidate', more importantly, one whose ground-level style of reform was easier to digest than the headiness of the other candidates proposals. In basic terms La Riva's proposals boils down to more money and jobs for those that are struggling, less debt for students, and free healthcare for all. Activist and Candidate A long time labor, community and anti-war activist based in the Bay Area, La Riva is the only Latina (Mexican-American) running for president. La Riva adds that the stance her party shares is one that is held by many in the country. In her view there is no incentive or nominee that truly exemplifies the traits of the 'everyman', and that

is why voting rates are so low. “As a socialist we don’t hold any confidence in the Democrats or Republican parties. They are the parties of big business and the bankers, of the 1%.” The climate of the 2016 Presidential Election holds weight to back her words, as both frontrunners for the presidency Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have faced scrutiny by Americans on a daily basis. La Riva says “I’ve called it the most grotesque election in history of the United States.” Her emphasis on social duty and economic reform are radically different than those of either Democratic and Republican nominee. “The Peace and Freedom Party represent the working class, whether employed or unemployed we represent the people that don’t even have a right to vote, the undocumented, permanent residents of which they are many millions. People that are in prison, people out of prison. We represent the people who have great great needs at this time, and 2016 is a critical moment in our country.” The Motion of Movements La Riva and her crew understood from the getgo that this wasn't a push to get to White House, but a push to inform and educate, to show that in fact there are other options for political parties. She approaches this stance by highlighting the social rights movements that have sprung up in more frequency and scale since the 2011 Occupy Wall Street movement began in New York City's Zuccotti Park. “Since occupied broke out the last five years have seen the resurgence of many movements. Black Lives Matter, Fight for 15, the struggle of LGBTQ people for equal rights, the fight for women's reproductive rights, for healthcare and people's rights.” Another force in empowering people into uniting into movements was Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. La Riva says, “the Bernie Sanders campaign helped much in opening people’s ideas in accepting Socialism as an alternative. This year has been great for our campaign, great for the ideas of Socialism because ultimately we

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believe that Capitalism provides no solution for people; the cause of people suffering, of poverty, of unemployment, of war, of racism. And one of our most important messages is that the only way that progress comes about in a capitalist society is when people organize, mobilize, and fight for their rights. That’s what history shows us.” Plans of a Socialist President La Riva has a 10-point plan whose architecture involve guaranteeing full employment, free education and free healthcare, all without raising the national debt. “Economically it’s completely attainable by using Pentagon money, which is our tax dollars, for people’s needs. Instead of bailing out the banks, bailing out student debt, to cancel and provide free education. Free health care will be attained by eliminating the insurance companies which are just parasitical institutes. In addition bringing all the troops home, who only served a purpose of oil and the military industrial complex. Also declaring an emergency in this country and put a ban on foreclosures. And to use all the wealth that’s created, that people create, but don’t own.” Another point that is she mentions is giving undocumented workers the voice and power for reform by immediate granting of citizenship. Her experience as a first generation Mexican-American and seeing her mother, who was a permanent resident, working to raise 6 children without voting rights certainly helped form these propositions.

Moving Forward In her campaigns visits to small towns in California, bigger areas like San Jose and Los Angeles, as well as indian reservations, the message has been effective. “Many people were very very happy to see our position, and we will fight for them even beyond the election. Our intent is to grow the organization, grow the party and be ready for the next stage, after November 8. That is to mobilize all the people to demand housing, jobs and free healthcare for all and free education. It’s an uphill battle, but more and more people believe in those ideas.” Although our next President lies with either a businessman from New York or the first female President in this country, La Riva hopes people consider the past. Not only to see how social movements changed the course of the United States over time, but that future movements can ultimately work to change the election process, even for the highest seat in the country. “It’s the history that’s hidden from the people, the history of how the 8-hour workday came about, how union’s came about, because people fought for their rights. Progress was made by the AfricanAmerican community organizing for decades. All of these things are what our election campaign is about. The people’s movement.” More information on Gloria La Riva and her work with the Party for Socialism and Liberation visit <glorialariva4president.com>.

“The only way that progress comes

about in a capitalist society is when people organize, mobilize, and fight for their rights. That’s what history shows us.”


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HORÓSCOPO DE NOVIEMBRE

Mario Jiménez Castillo EL OBSERVADOR

Aries

Éste será un ciclo solar en el que muchas buenas oportunidades han de presentarse para ti. Lograrás destacar y descubrirás un secreto que te hará vivir mejor, feliz y más saludable. Se predice un aumento en tu auto estima. La energía planetaria te hará disfrutar un mes intenso lleno de emociones. Números de la suerte: 2-11-23-34-35-65

Tauro

Tendrás un lapso bastante benéfico si lo sabes aprovechar. Debes dejar ir personas y situaciones que no te son convenientes. El cuidado personal debe convertirse en una prioridad. Disfruta y ábrele la puerta a todo lo nuevo que viene en camino. Números de la suerte: 8-21-23-24-43-44

Leo

Es posible que inicie este lapso con cierto déficit financiero, pero no te preocupes demasiado porque los augurios son muy prometedores para tu bolsillo. La buena fortuna se hará presente en todos los sectores de tu vida. El amor te dará motivos para ser feliz. Números de la suerte: 10-19-22-29-42-50

Virgo

Observarás un incremento en tu optimismo, de pronto la vida se tornará en una gran bendición para ti. En ocasiones te has sacrificado por el bien de las personas que quieres. El karma universal obrará maravillas en todos los sectores de tu vida, especialmente en el amor y el dinero. Números de la suerte: 4-13-23-29-60-64

Libra

Géminis

Se avecina un ciclo de cambios y mudanzas. Muchos de ustedes decidirán alejarse de vicios y costumbres dañinas, otros serán totalmente felices en el amor y casi todos se pondrán en óptimas condiciones físicas. Los que han estado enfermos, decaídos o dependiendo de sustancias, súbitamente decidirán cambiar de vida. Números de la suerte: 7-21-28-32-37-40

Cáncer

Escorpión

Durante el mes de noviembre, conocerás mucha gente, establecerás relaciones sociales y laborales definitivamente benéficas para tu futuro. Todo lo relacionado con relaciones públicas, actividades culturales y negocio estarán iluminados por la buena estrella. Números de la suerte: 1719-20-30-46-66

Tendrás la oportunidad de resolver conflictos y rencillas del pasado. Te convertirás en un ser mucho más sociable y el mundo que te rodea se mostrará apacible. Contarás con la paz y bienestar espiritual que tanto necesitas. En el amor enfrentarás desafíos que lograrás vencer. Números de la suerte: 6-9-18-27-34-36

Este ciclo trae consigo muchos cambios no sólo en tu entorno económico sino también en tu forma de ver la vida. Es necesario que aceptes de buena manera los designios universales y navegues con la corriente. En este ciclo solar que recién inicia aprenderás a tener el don de la adaptabilidad Números de la suerte: 5-6-15-16-41-54

VIBRAS

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Sagitario

El mantenimiento de un buen estado de salud se ha convertido en una prioridad en tu vida, no solamente luces bien, también te sientes bien y por ello irradias mucha energía positiva. Lograrás alcanzar todas las metas que te has propuesto. Llegan buenas noticias del exterior. Números de la suerte: 10-14-25-27-33-44

Capricornio

Durante este periodo tendrás la valiosa oportunidad de ser una especie de ángel para muchas personas, tienes el don de la palabra y con ello puedes lograr hacer el bien al prójimo. Tu luz iluminará el camino de tus seres queridos. Contarás con mucha popularidad. Números de la suerte: 8-9-19-29-30-49

Acuario

Este nuevo ciclo solar será para ti el ciclo del karma, todo lo bueno que has hecho por tus semejantes retornará a ti como una gran bendición del cielo. Si obraste de manera errada, entonces enfrentarás lecciones valiosas para tu crecimiento espiritual. Lograrás destacar en tu trabajo o profesión. Números de la suerte: 2-36-39-42-43-59

Piscis

Tendrás un periodo bastante activo y efectivo en cuanto a las finanzas se refiere, muchos de ustedes encontrarán su verdadera vocación y otros asumirán puestos o cargos importantes. Tu futuro luce prometedor. Dale la bienvenida a nuevas amistades. Números de la suerte: 3-19-22-30-46-58


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Únase a Los

Pequeños negocios de su coMunidad. Vote no a La

ProP. V

“San Francisco ya es muy caro. Lo último que necesitamos es un impuesto a nuestros alimentos y a mis clientes.”

Roberto Ocaña

Lucky Pork Market, La MiSión

“Si Prop. V pasa, me veré forzada a poner impuestos en mis bebidas y otros productos en mi tienda.”

Mary Nguyen T&T Café Chinatown

¡no se oLVide de Votar eL dia de Las eLecciones

Martes, 8 de noVieMBre!

“Prop. V es un impuesto a los alimentos que hará más difícil mantener nuestras puertas abiertas y proveer alimentos a buen precio para mis clientes.”

Alejandro Del Río el ahorro markeT La MiSión

“Este no es sólo un impuesto a las sodas — cualquier cosa en nuestro restaurante puede volverse más caro para recuperar el costo.”

Soledad “Sally” Marquez Grandma’s deli and Café SoUth oF MaRKEt

ya Fue suFiciente: No impongan impuestos a nuestros alimentos.

Vote no a la ProP. V

Investíguelo usted mismo en:

SFGroceryTaxFacts.org

Pagado por No on V, Enough is Enough: Don’t Tax Our Groceries, con gran financiamiento por parte de American Beverage Association California PAC. Pueden encontrar divulgaciones financieras en sfethics.org.

Los dueños de negocios y sus cLientes dicen que La ProP. V es un iMPuesto a Los aLiMentos.


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MACBOOK PRO 2016: WTF?

What About All the Other Models? This is where WTF becomes a real question. If you’re not going for the very top of the line, you are spending a lot of money for a few relatively minor new features, last year’s processor and some exceptional inconveniences. The low-end, lower-priced 13″ models have only two USB-C ports and one 3.5mm headphone jack. You’ll use one for power, and that leaves you one port to handle all of your accessories. While the highest-priced 13″ with the Touch Bar does have four USB-C ports, it is only available with 1TB of SSD storage, which makes it almost identical to the 1TB all-singing, all-dancing 13″ MacBook Pro from 2014/2015 which has a Retina display, an HDMI port, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, an SD card reader, a MagSafe power port, two USB ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack. I cannot see a reason to upgrade from a topof-the-line 13″ 2014/2015 MacBook Pro to the 2016 model. The Touch Bar just won’t add enough capability or wow factor to justify the investment. Is There Anything to Like About the Upgraded MacBook Pros?

Shelly Palmer Apple announced the 2016 upgrade to its MacBook Pro laptops. They are really expensive. They feature last year’s Intel processors. They require adaptors (dongles) for every accessory you already own such as your Hard Drive, Jump Drive, HDMI, SD Card Reader, and Power cable (goodbye MagSafe), and, incredible as it might sound, they feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. So much for Apple’s “time to ditch the 100-yearold headphone jack” story from its iPhone 7 launch. (See: Apple iPhone 7: Are You F#$king Kidding Me? for details) All of which elicits my somewhat incredulous response, Apple MacBook Pro 2016: WTF? Should You Buy One? Before I get into what’s awesome and what’s puzzling about the new MacBook Pros, there is one model that is probably worth all of the WTF-ness, the purchasing of new dongles, the revision of workflows, the transition from Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3, and all the pain and expense that will come with it – the top-of-the-line MacBook Pro 15″ (available in Space Gray or Silver), which includes four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, the new Touch Bar, Force Touch trackpad, and Touch ID, configured as follows: • 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz • 16GB 2133MHz memory • 2TB PCIe-based SSD • Radeon Pro 460 with 4GB memory This configuration (only available on apple. com) is listed at $4,299.00. If you want Apple Care (a warranty extension that makes sense

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only if you read the fine print), it will cost you an additional $349.00. Now let’s add a few dongles so you can use your existing Thunderbolt 2 external drives, Video encoders, HDMI monitors and peripherals, and all the USB devices you have in your world. You’ll probably want to purchase the following: • Three ​(3) ​Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapters – Price: $49.00 each (For your existing Thunderbolt monitors, drives, audio/video interfaces, etc.) • One ​(1) ​USB-C to Lightning Cable (1 m) – Price: $25.00 (To connect your iPhone) • One ​(1) ​USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter – Price:​ $34.95 (To plug your computer into the Internet if you don’t have awesome WiFi available) • Three (​ 3) U ​ SB-C to USB Adapters – Price: $19.00 (To plug in printers, scanners, jump drives, hard drives, DVD/CD drives, etc.) • One (1) USB-C to VGA Adapter – Price: $24.95 (To be equipped to present in any lowtech meeting room in the world) • One (1) USB-C to HDMI Adapter – Price: $19.95 (To plug into an HD or 4K monitor or HDMI peripheral) • All in, including approximate sales tax (8.875% in NY), the total price is $5,390.57. Is it worth it? Is any laptop worth the better part of $5,400? Only if you want (or need) the greatest MacBook Pro ever built. It is crazy expensive, but with a 2TB PCIe-based SSD, 16GB memory and this graphics card … it will empower you in ways no MacBook Pro has empowered you before. It is simply awesome!

There is plenty to like about the new MacBooks (except the 13″ entry-level model, which at $1,499 is really not an upgrade; it’s just someone’s “crazy expensive” first MacBook Pro). The Touch Bar is a super-neat trick and will be very useful. The Touch ID will be more helpful for Apple Pay than it will be for consumers, but it has a bit of a hidden benefit. You can switch profiles by putting your finger on the Touch ID.

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This is wonderful news if you are significantly inconvenienced by the current process (ShiftCommand-Q and enter your password). I also think people will find behavior-changing uses for the Force Touch trackpad, assuming it has near-perfect palm-rejection capabilities. You will always be resting your palms on the 46 percent bigger touchpad. They Are Works of ArT Yes, I am asking a very serious WTF about some of the choices Apple made in this “upgrade.” I was incensed by Apple’s choice to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7, and I’m doubly incensed by its decision to force the universe to immediately adopt the USB-C port as the “one and only true peripheral and power port.” But that said, these are the best MacBook Pros Apple has ever made. They look amazing! Actually, they are amazing! And though I am absolutely unapologetic for this rant, one thing is certain: when you experience the new MacBook Pro, touch one, or even just see one – you’re going to want one. They are works of art. About Shelly Palmer Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategic advisory, technology solutions and business development practice focused at the nexus of media and marketing with a special emphasis on augmented intelligence and data-driven decision-making. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert, writes a weekly column for AdAge, and is a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. Follow @shellypalmer or visit <shellypalmer.com> or subscribe to our daily email <http://ow.ly/WsHcb>.

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