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A MOMENT WITH LUIS VALDEZ pg 10 Let’s Prepare For The Coming Trump Administration Pg 2 Nunca es demasiado temprano para proteger su identidad Pg 5 Para Selena, Con Amor Pg 13 VOLUME 37 ISSUE 47 | WWW.EL-OBSERVADOR.COM | NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016


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OPINION

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NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016

LET’S PREPARE FOR THE COMING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION the Senate and the House of Representatives. Simply stated, the conservative governance ideology will be applied by the Trump Administration. What does this mean?

Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Now that the 2016 Presidential Election results are established, it behooves all to begin to prepare for the future Trump Administration. Keep in mind that Republican's ideology is focused upon a 'smaller federal government'. The 'Establishment' merits what happened because since 1975 (Reagan Administration), the working class folks have been neglected and abused. The Republican controlled U.S. Congress took care of the special interests with lower tax rates while the working class continued to pay their share of taxes and experienced stagnant low wages. After the 2008 election, President Obama had a Democratic controlled U.S. Congress, both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Trump will have the same situation. The Republican Party enjoys a majority in both chambers of the U.S. Congress. The result is that the Republican conservative ideology will be applied in the White House,

I recommend that civic organizations organize forums in which the constitutional rights of residents, both citizens and non-citizens, are presented, explained, and discussed. There exists a great need to inform adults about their constitutional rights which enable them to be responsible for themselves and their families. Local civic organizations such as the American GI Forum, San Jose Chapter, led today by “Commander” Jose Aquirre need to prepare programs which enable their membership to 'share resources'. Why? Recall that Trump, when campaigning, said, “During the first 100 days of my administration, I am going to reverse all those executive orders which President Obama initiated and executed.” Statements such as this are the basis of student's fear and anxiety which local schoo officials had to address last Wednesday. Stephanie P. Farias, principal, Washington Elementary

School, reported to Los Amigos members that she issued a memorandum to all WES teachers and students that 'their parents will not be deported any time soon'. The student's fearful anxieties and concerns had to be addressed to enable the teaching & learning process to continue. Despite explanations about the “Checks and Balance” system already built into the U.S. Constitution, the students continued to be fearful and anxious even with assurances that “you are safe on this school's campus”. This was an outcome of Trump's campaign promise to deport all undocumented 'illegal' residents, especially Mexicans... and to build that wall along the border shared by America and Mexico. LULAC (League of United Latin-American Citizens), La Raza Roundtable, and other civic organizations need to be asked to collaborate. Trump's campaign assertions must be systematically reviewed and analyzed to anticipate outcomes in delivery of any and all entitlements: Social Security, social services, behavioral/mental health services, the school lunch programs; dealing with actions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents;

the continuation of 'sanctuary cities'; the review and update of local policies to report the undocumented to ICE, etc. In brief, what happens in our community when the welfare safety net is not supported by federal funding? Is our local Planned Parenthood clinic's funding to be cut back? Is the level of support for Medicare to be cut back? What can the local Mexican Counsel do to assist their own? Who knows how to contact them? It is very important to have local civic groups let their constituencies know that 'they are there for information, consultation, and referral' to existing resources available locally. Heads of households need to know who to call for this information. A communication system for assistance must be established that is open and available, especially to the undocumented amongst us. Very important is the individual's right “to keep silent; to not self-incriminate; to have legal counsel”, to ask for and have representation; and to ask for a warrant when any ICE agent knocks on their home's door.

person who believes in 'making a deal' (i.e., negotiating), has already indicated that he is open to 'a fence', not the wall' along the border at appropriate sites. He has already indicated to President Obama, that in regards to the 2010 Affordable Care Act (Obama Care), he is willing to keep two provisions: Health Care Insurers may not exclude anyone due to pre-existing health issues and youth may continue to have coverage until age 26 under their parents policy. Let's prepare for the coming Republican Trump Administration. Low income disadvantaged communities need to use the next two months by becoming organized and informed so as to mitigate negative impacts of “smaller federal government” which Republican ideology promises. Let's prepare by planning and being patient. Being forewarned requires being informed which enables being fore-armed. This is the way to reduce fearful anxiety which our kids in their innocence display. Can we get this done? Yes. Together we can. “Juntoso hacemos mas con exito.”

One hopeful sign is that Trump, being the business

¿QUE TAN “CONSERVADOR” ERES? Por José López Zamorano Para La Red Hispana La pregunta no es un acto de provocación en la temporada política, sino una invitación a reflexionar sobre un dato que aparece de manera frecuente en el perfil de la comunidad latina: que tenemos en nuestro ADN una inclinación natural por la conservación del medio ambiente. Es verdad que algunos latinos cargamos en nuestro equipaje una relación orgánica con la naturaleza: en muchos países sigue enraizada en nuestra cultura la medicina naturista, el viaje decembrino por el árbol de Navidad, la búsqueda de especias, hongos comestibles o arreglos decorativos en nuestros bosques. Quienes provenimos de zonas rurales apreciamos el valor de nuestros espacios verdes: son la fuente de

nuestro sustento, las inspiraciones de nuestras canciones y oraciones, el lugar donde transcurre lo mejor de nuestras vidas y la morada de nuestro descanso final. En otras palabras, los seres humanos somos uno sólo con la naturaleza. Pero nuestro tránsito a las ciudades con frecuencia nos aleja de nuestros orígenes. Nuestro contacto con los bosques se convierte en un matrimonio de ocasión, gobernado más por la ocurrencia y el capricho que por una esfuerzo metódico y habitual de reconectarnos con la naturaleza para recargar el espíritu. Hago esta reflexión a propósito de un artículo que me permitió redescubrir el valor trascedente de la conservación ambiental y apreciar aún más todo lo que nos obsequia la naturaleza y renovar mi compromiso con la conservación ambiental.

Sólo en el Pacifico Noroccidental, más de 85,000 personas visitan los bosques públicos para cosechar o recolectar productos especiales forestales para su uso personal. Hablamos de flores, materias primas medicinales, productos comestibles, hongos, especias, así como arbolitos de Navidad, arreglos decorativos y muchas cosas más, El valor comercial de los productos comerciales especiales es de más de 190 millones de dólares anuales en esa región, pero su importancia es mucho más que eso: Son una parte integral de las tradiciones culturales de miles de familias. Y lo más sorprendente para mí fue saber que muchas de las personas que visitan estos bosques podan los árboles, fertilizan los arbustos, erradican las hiedras invasoras,

reforestan con plantas nativas y usan el fuego para regenerar el terreno. Es una imagen que llena de orgullo y esperanza. Con frecuencia pensamos que la belleza, la riqueza y la limpieza de nuestros bosques es un acto natural, pero la realidad es que es el resultado deliberado de las acciones individuales de muchas personas, que hacen posible no sólo que permanezcan en su mayor esplendor estético y productivo. No puedo pensar en una mejor manera de ponerle contenido concreto a la inclinación natural que como latinos tenemos por la naturaleza. Muchos ya adquirimos el hábito del reciclaje cotidiano de nuestros desperdicios. Ahora es un buen momento de dar un paso más para ser “conservadores” de tiempo completo.

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¡VAMOS A GOZAR!

DOWNTOWN ICE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2016 TO JAN 16, 2017 THE CIRCLE OF PALMS 120 S MARKET ST SAN JOSE, CA

DOWNTOWN ICE Friday November 18, 2016 to Jan 16, 2017 / All Day The Circle of Palms 120 S Market St San Jose, CA

HUNGER AT HOME BLACK TIE GALA Friday November 18, 2016 / 6pm San Jose Convention Center 150 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA $175 - $1,600

EMMANUEL – THE HITS TOUR Friday November 18, 2016 / 8pm San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 S Almaden Blvd San Jose, CA $69 - $449

ABILITIES EXPO Friday November 18, 2016 to Nov 20, 2016 / All Day San Jose Convention Center 150 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA Free

NUTZ RE-MIXED Friday November 18, 2016 / 7pm Hammer Theatre 101 Paseo De San Antonio San Jose, CA $36 - $66

CALENDAR GIRLS Friday November 18, 2016 / 8pm City Lights Theater 529 S 2nd St San Jose, CA $23 - $42

DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Friday November 18, 2016 / 10am San Pedro Square Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA Free

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Friday November 18, 2016 / 7pm Montgomery Theater 271 S Market St San Jose, CA Prices Vary

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT Friday November 18, 2016 / 8pm San Jose Stage Co 490 S 1st St San Jose, CA $25 and up

OUT OF THE BOX LUNCH Friday November 18, 2016 / 1pm The New Ballet School 40 N 1st St San Jose, CA Free

THE NIGHT ALIVE Friday November 18, 2016 / 8pm San Jose Stage Co 490 S 1st St San Jose, CA $45 - $65t San Jose, CA

SOCIETY CABARET SAN JOSE – GLENNA MURILLO IN TIME WELL SPENT Friday November 18, 2016 / 8pm Society Cabaret inside Hotel De Anza 233 West Santa Clara St San Jose, CA

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EDUCATION

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BOARD OF EDUCATION RECOGNIZES STUDENT WINNERS OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT VIDEO CONTEST

SCCOE

WINNERS IN GRADE LEVEL 6-8 ARE:

SAN JOSE, CA – As part of the recent civic engagement initiative launched by the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) and its partners, students had the opportunity to participate in a video contest to tell their story of how they are being civic-minded and getting others involved. The winners were just announced and recognized at the November 2 meeting of the Santa Clara County Board of Education.

• First-Place Winner: “Keep San Jose Clean”

Students entered as groups or individually in three grade-level categories: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

• Second-Place Winner: “Club 41: Change

from Peter Burnett Middle

-Lead Student: Kennedy Schoennauer. Teacher: Lisa Wiedlin

• (Tie) First-Place Winner: “Vote PSA” from College Connections Academy

-Lead Student: Arjay Reyes. Teacher: Ruth Gilley the World” from Kennedy Middle School

WINNERS IN GRADE LEVEL K-5 ARE:

-Lead Student: Avishi Agastwar. Teacher: Jessica Norris

• First-Place Winner: “Voting Questions”

• Third-Place Winner: “Civic Engagement”

from Katherine Smith Elementary School

from El Toro Elementary School

-Lead student: Israel Alvarado. Teacher: Cheryl Bautista

-Lead Student: Kaile Itow. Darren McDonald

• Second-Place Winner: “How to Vote” from

WINNERS IN GRADE LEVEL 9-12 ARE:

Katherine Smith Elementary School

-Lead Student: Valeria Ruvalcaba. Teacher: Cheryl Bautista Some of the winners of the Civic Engagement video contest. Photo Courtesy: Santa Clara County Office of Education

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• Third-Place Winner: “Say No to Exotic Pets” from Ruskin Elementary School -Lead Student: Anirudh Warrier. Teacher: Enrico Amutan

Teacher:

• First-Place Winner: “Small Actions” from Silicon Valley CTE

-Lead Student: Marisa Maciel Lopez. Teacher: Jon Furtado

• Second-Place Winner: “Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover” from Silicon Valley CTE

-Lead Student: Jesus Ramos. Teacher: Jon Furtado

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It’s Never Too Early to Protect Your Identity

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Nunca es demasiado temprano para proteger su identidad Better Business Bureau

¿Qué se viene a la mente cuando usted se imagina una típica víctima de robo de identidad? Tal vez una persona de mediana edad que tenga robada su billetera y tarjetas de crédito. O un anciano cuya información fue tomada al llenar formularios médicos. La realidad es que el robo de identidad puede ocurrir en cualquier edad. Pero la que se ha convertido en la más común es el robo de la identidad de los niños. Un estudio de la Universidad Carnegie Mellon encontró que 10% de los Números de Seguridad Social de niños estaban siendo utilizados por otra persona, y los niños fueron elegidos como blanco 51 veces más que los adultos. Los estafadores prefieren robar las identidades de los niños porque la probabilidad de ser descubierto es menos, y los niños tienen reportes de crédito impecables.

Better Business Bureau When you think of the typical identity theft victim, what comes to mind? Maybe a middle aged person who had their wallet and credit cards stolen. Or a senior whose information was taken when filling out medical forms. In actuality, identity theft can happen at any age, and it’s a growing problem among children. A Carnegie Mellon University study found that 10% of children had someone else using their Social Security number, and children were targeted 51 times more frequently than adults. Scammers may prefer to target children because it’s less likely to be discovered, and children have spotless credit reports. Every time you fill out a form with your child’s personal information, it could get in to the wrong hands. These forms are plentiful: you come across them at school, the doctor’s office, and at activities like sports, summer camp, and after-school care. A child’s identity could also be exposed through a data breach, which are becoming more common. Additionally, a portion of child identity theft is perpetrated by family members and family friends that have access to the child’s personal information. The consequences of child ID theft can be especially damaging because it’s often discovered when a child is leaving the nest: applying for their first credit card, a student loan, or renting their own apartment. Having to correct an error on a credit report takes time and can be emotionally draining – stunting a child’s opportunity at independence. If the identity theft happened years ago, it can be difficult to catch the perpetrator or follow the paper trail and the damage to the child’s credit may be huge.

Identity theft is scary, and it can happen to anyone. Luckily, there are steps you can take to lessen your risk. Help your child build a strong financial foundation and start off on the right foot by following these tips: • Preventative measures: although few cases of identity theft are preventable, there are some things you can do to protect your child’s identity. The FTC recommends safeguarding your child’s Social Security Number – don’t give it out unless absolutely necessary and make sure whoever you give it to is protecting it as well. They also urge parents to limit what kids share online, use strong passwords, and shred documents with personal information. A vital step is simply checking your child’s credit report for incorrect information, especially when they turn 16. • Warning signs: even if you do everything in your power to safeguard your child’s personal information, identity theft can still happen. Watch out for these red flags from the Identity Theft Resource Center: calls from collection agencies; bills sent to your home in your child’s name; your child receives a warrant, ticket, or notice about owed taxes; your child is denied a loan, apartment, or credit card because of bad credit; or your child is unable to obtain a driver’s license or denied a renewal. • What to do if you’ve been affected: if your child has been a victim of identity theft, don’t panic. There are steps you can take to fix the problem. The FTC says that you should call each credit reporting company and contact any business where your child’s information was misused. IdentityTheft.gov/child will be your one-stop shop to report the problem and learn steps to solving it. Additionally, report identity theft, and any other fraud or scams, to BBB Scam Tracker at <bbb.org/ scamtracker/> to help warn others.

Cada vez que usted llene un formulario con la información personal de su hijo, puede entrar en manos equivocadas. Estas formas son abundantes: usted se puede encontrar con estas formas en la escuela, la oficina del doctor, y en actividades como deportes, campamento de verano y programas para después de la escuela. La identidad de su niño también podría ser expuesta a través de una violación de datos, un caso que se ha visto más repetido. Además, una porción del robo de identidad de niños es perpetrado por los mismos miembros de la familia y amigos que tienen acceso a la información personal del niño. Las consecuencias del robo de identidad infantil pueden ser especialmente perjudiciales porque a menudo es descubierto cuando un niño está saliendo del hogar: solicitando su primer tarjeta de crédito o un préstamo estudiantil, o al alquilar su propio apartamento. Tener que corregir un error en un reporte de crédito lleva tiempo y puede ser emocionalmente estresante – atrofiar la oportunidad para independencia de un niño. Si el robo de identidad ocurrió hace muchos años, puede ser difícil atrapar al perpetrador o seguir el rastro de papel, y el daño al crédito del niño puede ser enorme.

El robo de identidad es aterrador, y puede suceder a cualquiera persona. Afortunadamente, hay pasos que usted puede tomar para disminuir su riesgo. Ayude a su hijo a construir una sólida base financiera 2siguiendo estos consejos: • Medidas preventivas: aunque pocos casos de robo de identidad son evitables, hay algunas cosas que puede hacer para proteger la identidad de su hijo. La FTC recomienda salvaguardar el Numero de Seguridad Social de su hijo – no debes darlo a menos que sea absolutamente necesario, y asegúrese de que quienquiera que usted lo da va a protegerlo también. También instan a los padres a limitar lo que los niños comparten en línea, usar contraseñas seguros, y destruir documentos con información personal. Un paso vital es simplemente revisar el reporte de crédito de su hijo para información incorrecta, especialmente cuando cumplen 16 años. • Señales de advertencia: incluso si hace todo lo que está a su alcance para proteger la información personal de su hijo, el robo de identidad todavía puede ocurrir. Tenga cuidado con estas banderas rojas del Centro de Recursos de Robo de Identidad: llamadas de agencias de colección; facturas enviadas a su casa en nombre de su hijo; su hijo recibe una orden, boleto o notificación de impuestos adeudados; a su hijo se le niega un préstamo, apartamento, o tarjeta de crédito debido a mal crédito; o su hijo no puede obtener una licencia de conducir o se le niega una renovación. • Qué hacer si se ha visto afectado: si su hijo ha sido víctima de un robo de identidad, no entre en pánico. Hay pasos que usted puede tomar para solucionar el problema. La FTC dice que usted debe llamar a cada compañía de reportes de crédito y comunicarse con cualquier negocio donde la información de su hijo fue mal utilizada. RobodeIdentidad.gov/ child va a ser el mejor lugar para reportar el problema y aprender los pasos para resolverlo. Además, informe el robo de identidad, y cualquier otro fraude o estafa, al Rastreador de Estafas de BBB en bbb.org/scamtracker/ para advertir a otros.

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HEALTH

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STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF DIABETES AND AGAINST VISION LOSS BPT

Managing diabetes can be overwhelming. Between remembering to take your medications every day and carefully watching your diet and blood sugar levels, it can be hard to feel like you're in control of your disease and not the other way around. And even when you think you're on top of it all, there are other complications of diabetes that can be forgotten or placed on the back burner, such as eye disease. Estimates show that one in ten U.S. adults with diabetes have some form of visual impairment. For example, uncontrolled blood sugar levels can cause damage to blood vessels in the macula, a region of the retina located at the back of the eye. This area is important for the sharp, straight-ahead vision we need to read, recognize faces, and even drive our cars. These blood vessels can leak fluid and swell, resulting in diabetic macular edema (DME), an eye disease that has the potential to cause severe vision loss and even blindness. Common symptoms of DME include the appearance of blurry or wavy vision, and can happen at any stage of diabetes.

Rosa lived with diabetes for 30 years before she was diagnosed with DME. "The vision in my right eye had been blurry, and it was making it harder to do the word search puzzles I enjoy. I knew I had to do something before my vision got worse, so I made an appointment with a retina specialist, who gave me a dilated eye exam. I was surprised when he told me that I had blood and fluid in my eye and diagnosed me with DME." The good news is early detection and treatment of DME may help protect your eyes against vision loss. Rosa now encourages others to visit their eye doctor regularly. "Seeing is important-you only have two eyes so you have to watch them, especially if you have diabetes. That's why I have a dilated eye exam every six months. If something's not right, I want to know about it as soon as possible so that I can do something about it." This Diabetes Awareness Month, put your eyes first and schedule a visit with your eye doctor for a yearly dilated eye exam. For

more information on DME and how to help protect against vision loss visit <www. DiabetesSightRisk.com>. *Rosa was compensated for her participation in the Regeneron DME Patient EYE Ambassador Program.

**Disease information was sourced from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Correctable Visual Impairment Among Persons with Diabetes) and the National Eye Institute (Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease).

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LOMO AL CAFÉ CON SALSA DE ARÁNDANOS

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With a few tips and tricks, you can easily host an impressive holiday party without the fuss. From easy appetizers to elegant ambiance, try these five stress-free ideas for creating a memorable event:

INGREDIENTES

Opt for potluck: The holidays are all about coming together and helping others, so this year instead of tackling a multi-course meal, set up the buffet table and invite guests over for a potluck. You provide the appetizer and main course and allow guests to bring over their favorite holiday recipes to share.

• 1 cucharadita de semillas de comino • 1 cucharadita de semillas de coriandro • 1 ½ cucharaditas de sal marina • 1 cucharadita de granos de pimienta negra enteros • 1 cucharadita de polvo de chile ancho • 1 cucharadita de orégano mexicano seco • Un trozo (de 2 pulgadas) de canela mexicana* (Ceilán) o 1 cucharadita de canela en polvo • 1 cucharada de café recién molido • ¼ de taza de aceite vegetal • Un lomo de cerdo de 3 libras Para la salsa de arándano: • 10 onzas de arándanos congelados • ¾ taza de azúcar • 1 cucharadita de ralladura de limón • 2 cucharadas de jugo de limón • ¼ taza de ron oscuro • ¼ taza de agua Coloca las semillas de comino y coriandro en una pequeña sartén, a fuego medio; tuesta las especias hasta que estén fragantes, aproximadamente durante 2 minutos. Coloca el comino, el coriandro, la sal, la pimienta, el polvo de Chile, el orégano y la canela en un molinillo de especias (o utiliza un mortero); muele hasta lograr un polvo fino. Combina las especias molidas con el café. Frota una cucharada de aceite por toda la superficie del lomo de cerdo. Frota la mezcla de especias sobre la superficie de la carne de cerdo, asegurándote de cubrir toda la superficie. Coloca la carne de cerdo en una bolsa con cierre hermético o contenedor no reactivo, y refrigera de 24 a 48 horas. Mientras tanto, prepara la salsa de arándano: En una olla mediana a fuego medio-alto, combina los arándanos, el azúcar, la ralladura, el jugo, el ron y el agua;

calienta la salsa mientras la revuelves, durante 2 minutos. Cúbrela, baja el fuego a medio-bajo y cocina a fuego lento durante 10 minutos. Retira del fuego y lleva a temperatura ambiente (la salsa se espesa cuando se enfría). Transfiere a un tazón; cúbrela y refrigérala por lo menos 2 horas o hasta 4 días. Cuando estés listo para cocinar la carne de cerdo: Precalienta el horno a 375° F. Calienta el resto del aceite en una sartén grande, apta para horno a fuego medio-alto (si no tienes una sartén apta para horno, coloca papel de hornear sobre una bandeja apta para horno, y deja a un lado). Retira la carne de cerdo de la bolsa y coloca en la sartén caliente. Dora la carne de cerdo en todos sus lados, unos 4-5 minutos en total. Coloca la sartén en el horno (o coloca la carne de cerdo sobre la hoja de hornear y asa en el horno); cocínala hasta que la temperatura interna llegue a 150° F, aproximadamente durante 45 minutos. Déjala en reposo durante 15-20 minutos antes de cortar y sirve con salsa de arándano. *Nota: La canela mexicana, también conocida como canela de Ceilán, es suave y quebradiza. Su sabor es un poco más picante y más dulce que la canela en polvo que normalmente se encuentra en la mayoría de las tiendas de comestibles. No la sustituyas con canela regular en rama (conocida como “Cassia”), ya que podrías romper tu molinillo de especias. En su lugar, puedes utilizar canela molida regular. SUGERENCIAS PARA SERVIR Otros acompañamientos que van bien con este plato son el puré de camote o puré de papas regulares, y judías verdes con mantequilla.

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NO-STRESS HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING TIPS AND TRICKS A holiday party is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with friends and family. However, no matter how big or small the guest list, hosting the event can turn stressful fast. Before you know it, your holiday gathering has become more frustrating than festive, and you're suddenly feeling like a Scrooge.

PORCIÓNES: 8 a 10 personas

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Amazing appetizers: Set out apps that are easy on the host but don't compromise taste, such as cheese spreads with a crudite plate and a variety of chips or flat breads. Try Sharp Cheddar spread on a crostini topped with thinly sliced prosciutto. If you want to be a little more adventurous, swap in either the Chipotle or Ranch variety for an extra kick.

Simplify the color scheme: To give your home a professionally-decorated touch without the extra effort, focus on simplifying holiday hues. For a time-saving, chic look, use just two or three colors. For example, gold and red or silver and purple are timeless pairings that will transform your party into an elegant affair. Add a magical twinkle: Strings of lights are one of the easiest ways to transform any space into a winter wonderland. Try incorporating strands of mini lights into topiaries and tablescapes for instant holiday allure. Just remember to test lights before using so you don't end up with burnt-out bulbs or broken strings. Create a premade signature cocktail: By making a big batch of a signature drink ahead of time, you'll have more free moments for mingling. For example, fill a punch bowl with eggnog or set out pitchers of sangria so guests can grab a tasty libation and toast to a happy new year. The right strategies will help you create a holiday party that will be the talk of the town long after the new year has arrived. What's more, these tips don't require excess time, stressful steps or unneeded expenses. And that's a holiday surprise to welcome with open arms.


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San Jose City Council Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $15 by 2019

San Jose, Calif. – The San José City Council voted on Tuesday November 15, 2016 to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 1, 2019 as part of a regional effort to ensure more Silicon Valley residents benefit from the region’s growing economic prosperity. “Raising the minimum wage will provide a significant boost for the thousands of hard-working families in our community who are struggling to keep up with the extraordinarily high cost of living in Silicon Valley,” said Mayor Sam Liccardo. “By moving forward together with many of our neighboring cities, even more residents will benefit from a higher wage and we will create a more level playing field for businesses throughout the region.” The vote culminated an effort launched by Mayor Liccardo in September 2015 to forge a regional approach to raising the minimum wage throughout Silicon Valley. Since then, Mayor Liccardo has convened a coalition of mayors from throughout Silicon Valley, as well as representatives the Cities Association of Santa Clara County, to commission an economic analysis studying the impacts of a potential wage increase and to develop a common proposal that each elected leader could bring back to their city councils. The San José minimum wage increase matches recommendations from the Cities Association and

coalition of mayors to reach a $15 minimum wage by January 1, 2019 in three steps ($12 in 2017, $13.50 in 2018, and $15 in 2019), with automatic annual cost of living increases (based on the CPI, up to 5%) every year thereafter. The City Council adopted a July 1 implementation date for the initial 2017 wage increase so that the tens-of-thousands of San Jose businesses and non-profits have time to plan for the wage hike. The council also approved a narrow exemption for seasonal job training/educational programs that target disadvantaged youth. San José joins a number of other Santa Clara County cities who have taken steps towards a $15 minimum wage. Cupertino, Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale have adopted ordinances to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019 (Mountain View and Sunnyvale are on track to reach $15 by 2018). In addition, City Councils in Campbell, Milpitas, Santa Clara and Saratoga are expected to take up $15 minimum wage proposals in the next few months. According to the economic analysis commissioned by the City of San José, raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2019 will generate an average pay increase of $3,000 for 115,000 San José workers (31 percent of workforce), including a ripple effect for those who earn $15-$17.50 per hour.

NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016

Notificación de Audiencia Pública

Plan Administrativo de Aguas Subterráneas del 2016 Topic:

Plan Administrativo de Aguas Subterráneas del 2016

Who:

Distrito de Aguas del Valle de Santa Clara (Distrito)

What:

Audiencia Pública para Considerar Comentarios sobre el Plan Administrativo de Aguas Subterráneas del 2016

When:

Martes, 22 de Noviembre, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Where:

Salón de la Directiva del Distrito de Aguas del Valle de Santa Clara 5700 Almaden Expressway, San José, CA 95118

El Distrito ha sostenido la administración de aguas subterráneas en el Condado de Santa Clara por muchas décadas a través de programas para proteger y aumentar el suministro de agua. De acuerdo al Acta de Administración Sostenible de Aguas Subterráneas (SGMA), Agencias de Sostenimiento de Aguas Subterráneas (GSAs) como la del Distrito, deben administrar el agua subterránea para evitar ciertos resultados indeseables, y deben adoptar un Plan de Sostenimiento de Aguas Subterráneas o una Alternativa prescrita. El Distrito intenta actualizar su Plan Comprensivo de Administración de Aguas Subterráneas y someterlo como una Alternativa al Departamento de Recursos de Aguas de California para la fecha límite del 1 de enero, 2017. El Distrito desea incentivar la participación activa del público llevando a cabo una audiencia pública antes de adoptar este plan. El Plan Administrativo de Aguas Subterráneas del 2016 del Distrito (GWMP) documenta información importante sobre las sub-cuencas Santa Clara y Llagas, los objetivos y estrategias de la administración de Aguas Subterráneas, programas y actividades para sostener el agua subterránea, y medidas de los resultados para calibrar el desempeño. El GWMP del 2016 actualiza y sobrepasa todos los previos Planes de Administración de Aguas Subterráneas del Distrito. Para más información sobre esta audiencia y este tópico, por favor visite nuestra página web al http://www.valleywater.org/ groundwatermanagement o contacte a Vanessa De La Piedra al (408) 630-2788.

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CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM EXPANDS WITH 27,500 SQ. FT. OUTDOOR LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Museum Doubles Entire Exhibit Space and Connects Kids to Nature

activities. Our goal as a trusted educational partner is to bridge these gaps.”

San Jose, CA – Childhood has moved indoors in less than one generation. Increased screen time and parents’ concerns about the potential dangers of exploring natural places are contributing to children’s disconnect with nature. Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is aiming to reverse this trend with “Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature,” a 27,500 sq. ft. outdoor expansion that doubles the museum’s current exhibit space and connects kids to the natural world. Slated to open June 2017, it will feature ten exhibit areas that bring science and environmental education to life for the more than 400,000 children, families and teachers that visit the venerable 26-year-old museum each year. “Bill’s Backyard” will demonstrate solutions that can be used at home: rain water harvesting, solar energy, and drought-tolerant gardens.

According to a recent report commissioned by Santa Clara County Open Space Authority, 75% of families within a 5-mile radius of the museum represent some of the most underserved families in Santa Clara County, with significant barriers to accessing nature. While the Bay Area is home to many nature preserves, trails and protected lands, the lack of ethnic and socioeconomic diversity amongst visitors indicates that a “bridge to nature” is needed.

Research shows a direct connection between daily exposure to nature and children’s emotional and cognitive well-being.1 Children who are allowed to play outside freely build essential skills like critical thinking, problemsolving, creativity, risk-taking, and cooperation. They also tend to be fitter and are healthier overall and more likely to support the environment as adults. “Bill’s Backyard” is not a playground or a nature park. The innovative design is a hybrid with familiar features from both, so parents feel comfortable allowing their children to explore while gaining confidence in their children’s ability to navigate the natural world. “This project is about supporting the healthy development of all children in our community and building parental awareness of the importance of children engaging with nature. But, we also know that children from low- income neighborhoods in the museum’s urban setting have fewer opportunities to explore natural places,” said Marilee Jennings, executive director of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, and that ethnically diverse families are underrepresented in national parks and other outdoor recreational

“Children’s participation in organized sports has increased over the past 20 years, and while that’s valuable, research shows it doesn’t provide the same benefits as outdoor creative play,” said Jennings. “As leaders in early childhood education and STEAM learning, the museum’s intention is to support the development of critical skills needed for children to be successful, help the next generation acquire environmental and sustainability behaviors, and role model for adults planet-friendly systems that help us adapt to a changing environment,” said Jennings. “When we accomplish these three goals, I will feel that we have succeeded.” Imagine watching kids at play in “Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature,” and realizing that:

• today’s plant waterer is tomorrow’s drought management expert

• today’s insect lover is tomorrow’s environmental steward

• today’s composter is tomorrow’s environmental engineer

• today’s dirt digger is tomorrow’s healthy soils leader

• today’s tomato harvester is tomorrow’s innovative farmer

• today’s rock sculptor is tomorrow’s artist-inresidence

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Fantasy of Lights Walk-Thru A Growing Tradition!

The immensely popular Fantasy of Lights Walk-thru Night, now it’s 4th year, is expanding to two nights of fun this December 3rd and 4th from 4pm to 9pm. Fantasy of Lights Walk-thru is a special opportunity to see up to 1.5 miles of twinkling holiday lights and larger than life animated light displays at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos. The sights and sounds of an erupting volcano in the dangerously fun dinosaur den, Santa shooting hoops, a pen of playful penguins, blazing cannons, a tunnel of moving lights, and a 90-foot twinkling tree will have you "oohing and aahing" throughout your visit. Dress warm as you stroll through the park to see over 50 themed displays and a 90foot lighted tree. To round out the magical evening, attendees can enjoy international food and beverages by Moveable Feast, costumed characters, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and a holiday fun photo booth

hosted by MIX 106.5 and 94.5 KBAY radio stations. On Sunday, check out Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad. This is no parking at the event. FREE parking and shuttle service is available at Netf lix, 121 Albright Way, Los Gatos. Tickets are on sale now and must be purchased in advance at <www.parkhere. org>. Walk-thru admission tickets are $10 ages 13 years old and up, $5 ages 4 thru 12 years old and FREE – 3 years old or younger. Additional processing fees apply. Visit the website for information on directions, maps, photos and more. Fantasy of Lights is presented by the Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department. Information on volunteering for this event and other Park programs can be found on their website, <www.parkhere. org>.

Pelosi Statement on Naming of Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after it was announced that alt-right movement leader and Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon will be Chief Strategist for Presidentelect Trump’s White House: “After winning the presidency but losing the popular vote, President-elect Trump must try to bring Americans together – not continue to fan the f lames of division and bigotry. “Bringing Steve Bannon into the White House is an alarming signal

that President-elect Trump remains committed to the hateful and divisive vision that defined his campaign. There must be no sugarcoating the reality that a white nationalist has been named chief strategist for the Trump Administration. “Democrats are committed to finding common ground for hard-working families. But we will stand our ground and strongly oppose attempts by this Administration to scapegoat and persecute Americans because of who they are, how they worship, or who they love.”


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NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016

LUIS VALDEZ, THE WAY TO THE MIND IS THROUGH THE HEART Still Going Strong at 76 and Despite Trumps Election

Belinda Quesada Special to El Observador For Latinos, there are just a handful of role models that have lasted as long and accomplished as much as Luis Valdez. He has conquered Hollywood, Broadway, and was recently recognized by President Barack Obama as one of twelve distinguished Americans to receive the National Medal of Arts award in a recent White House ceremony. Acknowledged “For bringing Chicano culture to American drama. As a playwright, actor, writer, and director, he illuminates the human spirit in the face of social injustice through award winning stage, film, and television productions.” So how does Luis Valdez feel after the

whiplash election of president-elect Donald J. Trump? Reflective, Luis quotes Benito Juárez, 26th President of México who said, "Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respite al derecho ajeno es la paz;" meaning “Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace.” He continues, “I believe that the negatives in life can convert into positives and sometimes in shockingly obvious ways.” A Trump administration will result in the enlightenment of millions of Americans, through the inevitable result of mistakes and misjudgments by a bumbling new president. However, I still believe that the constitutional spirit of the American republic is strong enough to internally resist and prevent the power grabs of a potential dictator. In short, I expect that Trump will initially be stumped

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Thanks in large part to Luis and his wife, Lupe, they have collected and lovingly preserved Chicano art, photos, set pieces, costumes and countless other memorabilia spanning some 60 years. The very name ‘teatro campesino’ means farm workers theaters and is a beloved place of nostalgia and wonder for all who visit.

The Father of Chicano Theater

Acknowledged as the father of Chicano theater, Luis has achieved many first in his illustrious entertainment career. Before Lin-Manuel Miranda or John Leguizamo, Luis Valdez was the first Mexican-American to write and stage a play on Broadway. And when he couldn’t get his first feature film, “Zoot Suit”, about the social injustice of the infamous Sleepy Lagoon murder trial in 1943 Los Angeles, California; well, he did what he always does, found a way to get it done. Luis went on to write and direct nearly a dozen other productions for both film and television; including La Bamba, El Corrido, The Cisco Kid, Corridos, and many more. Luis firmly

Here in Silicon Valley, we are immensely proud of Luis Valdez and have adopted him as our native son. As the founder and artistic director of the internationally renowned El Teatro Campesino (ETC) theater in San Juan Bautista, California. This Chicano theater was quite literally born on the farmlands and fields of California. Last year, they celebrated their 50th anniversary. ETC is a mecca for creative storytelling, super talented actors, and a shrine to Chicano history that has to be seen to be believed.

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by the overwhelming challenges of the presidency, particularly in foreign affairs. Whether he grows or collapses in office remains to be seen. But all Americans cannot afford to lower their guard for the foreseeable future.” Órale pues. Spoken like the thoughtful, intellectual giant he is.

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NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016 believes that imagination and inspiration are the basic tools needed to succeed. Early Years, Poverty, Family, and Love Fiercely intelligent and passionate about American and Mexican history and the Chicano experience, Luis was born in extreme poverty to loving parents, Francisco and Armida. They worked tirelessly in the fields as migrant workers and had ten children because that’s what you did back then. Family was everything. There were no birth control pills and all able bodied family members worked to help one another. When Luis was about a year old and learning to walk, he was involved in a freak accident and was scalded with hot water on his back and head. After a very brief emergency hospital visit, they released him back to his parents as there were no Burn Units back then. Terrified and probably fearing she might lose another son, his young mother who was twenty, cradled little Luis on her chest every night for a year until his skin grew back. It must have been torturous for both mother and son and a sacrifice for all family members. A favorite ‘dicho’ or expression that Valdez believes is ‘the way to the mind is through the heart.’ And spending any time around him you know that’s true. He is a natural

born storyteller with heart. And when Valdez lost his oldest brother Francisco (Pancho/Frank) to Cancer earlier this summer, he recalled their special bond growing up. “We were very, very, close for many years. We were dirt poor, but he and I loved to talk about the meaning of life. He was an intellect and philosopher and Panchito loved to discuss ideas. I am so fortunate to have had my brother on those dark nights, way back when, when we were struggling to survive. He lifted me up and allowed me to see life on a whole different level. I respect him for that.” More on Trump Valdez admits it has been a brutal year and a half with some of the worst and most divisive politics he’s ever witnessed. As a pacifist and lifelong social justice champion, Luis reflects, “what amazes me is how blessedly ignorant people are of their own history. I think that in America, how a playwright, an American, of Puerto Rican background, created a play, a musical that is able to reveal a piece of American history about Alexander Hamilton, is a beautiful thing. For better or worse, he has done it. I’m a nut about history and knowing how politics work. If anything, politics have revealed the popularity of Donald Trump and has been reduced down to what the guy looks like or sounds like. It has demeaned the role of

president by acknowledging someone like Donald Trump. American has to find it’s heart. Get past the racism and hate speech. We all have to turn negatives into possible. If life gives you lemons, make lemonade, if it gives you avocados, make guacamole!” What’s Next For The Teatro Their next play the biennial, “La Virgen del Tepeyac” is a must see for the entire family. The play adapted to theater by Luis has run for nearly four decades is a traditional holiday favorite seen only at the Old Mission San Juan Bautista (one of the 21 Spanish Missions remaining) and dramatizes the four apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe to the Indian messenger Juan Diego in the early 1500’s. Accompanied by glorious music, perfect acoustics, and Aztec dance; it is a stunning creation to see. La Virgen del Tepeyac runs from Nov. 27-Dec. 20th. Looking ahead to what is on the horizon for El Teatro Campesino and Luis is one lucky guy. The Mark Taper Forum has invited Luis to return nearly 40 years later to restage his very powerful, award-winning dramatic musical, “Zoot Suit.” And if you loved it

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the first time around or, never saw it, you have a chance to see the rival. It runs from January 31st – March 12, 2017. A partnership with San José stage company. A new play that he has been commissioned to write entitled, “Adios Mama Carlotta,” premiers 2018. Final Thoughts: Valdez on Valdez Valdez knows he’s blessed and for him, it’s never been about the money or the fame. It has been about the work. He would like to be remembered as part of the continuum. He believes in ‘The Wave’ principle. We are all a part of the wave. It is a regenerative faith. If a baby is born, it doesn’t matter how much money you have, or where you are born, you are given life. It is up to you to make due and create your life. El Teatro Campesino was born out of nothing; it was born on a picket line. If I can help others and illuminate the human spirit, then I have lived a good life. More information can be found at <http:// elteatrocampesino.com>.

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2. Severely burned as a baby in a freak household accident. Little Luis had to sleep on his mothers’ chest, heart-to-heart, for a year until his skin on his back and head grew in. He contributes his lifelong success in part due to the scalding water awakening his spine and activating his nervous system.

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first time in 1983 by President Ronald Regan but never attended the White House ceremony to collect it due to his principled politics. 4. Successfully maintained the longest running Chicano theater for 51 years. 5. Founding director and professor of the Institute for Teledramatic Arts and Technology (TAT) at California State University of Monterey Bay, since 1995. And founder of the Luis Valdez Leadership Academy, a Charter school in San José. Sharing history and helping teach young people that they can succeed, is what he does best.


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NEW RULE COULD BOOST RENEWABLES ON CA PUBLIC LANDS

NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016

NOTIFICACIÓN DE INTENTO DE PEDIR LA EMISIÓN DE FONDOS Noviembre 18, 2016 Oficial Certificante: Harry Freitas – Departamento de Planificación, Edificación y Aplicación de Códigos Dirección: 200 East Santa Clara Street, T-3, San José, CA 95113-1905 Teléfono: 408-535-7800 (Harry Freitas) Correo Electrónico: harry.freitas@sanjoseca.gov Entidad Responsable: Ciudad de San José – Departamento de Viviendas Persona de Contacto: Eric L. Calleja, Oficial de Desarrollo Dirección: 200 East Santa Clara Street, T-12, San José, CA 95113-1905 Teléfono: 408-975-2650 (Eric L. Calleja) Correo Electrónico: eric.calleja@sanjoseca.gov PEDIDO DE EMISIÓN DE FONDOS En el día 5 de diciembre, 2016, Harry Freitas, Director de Planificación Edificación y Aplicación de Códigos, someterá un pedido al Departamento de Viviendas y Desarrollo Urbano de U.S. (HUD, a beneficio del Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José, para la emisión de hasta $8,000,000 del Programa de Fondos para el Desarrollo de la Comunidad (CDBG) (cubriendo los Años Fiscales del 2016-2020) bajo el CFR 24, Sección 58.43 del Acta de 1974 del Desarrollo de Viviendas y Comunidades, como fue enmendada. Estos fondos son para llevar a cabo proyectos bajo los programas de Rehabilitación de Sitios Dispersados de la Ciudad con el propósito de rehabilitar y reparar hasta 1000 de las propiedades residenciales existentes para una familia, multi-familias y casas móviles dentro de los límites de la Ciudad de San José para beneficiar a los hogares de recursos bajos y moderados.

New Bureau of Land Management rules incentivize wind and solar projects on public lands in six western states, including California. (niserin/iStockphoto)

Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Bureau of Land Management has finalized rules that encourage increased solar and wind energy production on public lands, and it's making California a priority. The policies create a competitive process similar to the way oil and gas leases are granted. The new rules also offer financial incentives to steer production away from key environmental, cultural and recreational resources, said Alex Daue, assistant director of energy and climate at The Wilderness Society. "And this rule will ensure that our public lands continue to be a place where we can build wind and solar projects delivering clean energy, growing our economy and protecting the places that people love in the West," Daue said. The BLM said that putting some 700,000 acres of public lands to work in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah should help the agency reach the Obama

administration's goal of developing 20,000 megawatts of renewable power by 2020.

Las actividades propuestas están Categóricamente Excluidas bajos las regulaciones del HUD en el 24 CFR Parte 58 de los requisitos del Acta de Política Ambiental Nacional (NEPA). Un Registro de la Revisión Ambiental (ERR) que documenta las determinaciones ambientales para este proyecto se encuentra archivado en: El Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José, 200 East Santa Clara Street, T-12, San José, CA 95113, y puede ser examinado o copiado en días de semana de las 8:00 AM a las 5:00 PM.

Shifting political winds after Donald Trump's upset victory have put the future of many of the current administration's environmental initiatives into question, notably the EPA's Clean Power Plan. Daue said he is confident the BLM's new policies can withstand the GOP control of the White House and Congress.

COMENTARIOS PÚBLICOS Cualquier individuo, grupo o agencia puede someter comentarios escritos sobre el ERR al Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José (atención Eric L. Calleja), 200 East Santa Clara Street, T-12, San José, CA 95113. Todos los comentarios recibidos hasta diciembre 5, 2016 serán considerados por el Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José antes de autorizar la sumisión del pedido para emitir los fondos.

"With the rule-making, BLM will be receiving fair market value for the use of public lands as called for by Congress. And western communities strongly support more renewable energy development," Daue said. "We think that it will stand on its own merits and should stand the test of time."

CERTIFICACIÓN AMBIENTAL El Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José certifica al HUD que Harry Freitas en su capacidad como Director de Planificación, Edificación y Aplicación de Códigos consiente a aceptar la jurisdicción de las Cortes Federales si alguna acción se aplica para hacer cumplir las responsabilidades relacionadas con el proceso de revisión ambiental y que estas responsabilidades sean satisfactorias. La aprobación de la certificación por el HUD satisface sus responsabilidades bajo NEPA y leyes y autoridades relativas, y permite al Departamento de Viviendas de la Ciudad de San José a usar los fondos del Programa.

Under the old rules, he added, getting a permit for development could take up to two years, but the new streamlined process should cut that time by more than half for areas with high power-generation potential. The regulations will become effective 30 days after they are published in the Federal Register.

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OBJECIONES El HUD aceptará objeciones a la Entidad Responsable (RE) del Pedido de Emisión de Fondos y la Certificación Ambiental por un período de quince días después de la fecha de sumisión especificada arriba o la fecha de recibimiento del pedido (la que sea más tarde) solamente si se basan en lo siguiente: (a) la certificación no fue ejecutada por el Oficial Certificante del RE; (b) El RE ha omitido algún paso o fallado en hacer una determinación o hallazgo requerido por las regulaciones del HUD del 24 CFR parte 58 o por las regulaciones del CEQ al 40 CFR 1500-1508, como sea aplicable; (c) el RE ha omitido uno o más pasos en la preparación, finalización o publicación de la Evaluación Ambiental o el Estudio del Impacto Ambiental por el 24 CFR Subpartes E, F o G de la Parte 58, como sea aplicable; (d) el beneficiario de los fondos u otros participantes en el proceso de desarrollo ha comprometido fondos para actividades no autorizadas por 24 CFR Parte 58 antes de recibir los fondos y la aprobación de la certificación ambiental; (e) otra agencia, federal, estatal o local ha sometido un hallazgo en escrito que el proyecto no es satisfactorio desde el punto de vista de la calidad ambiental. Las objeciones deben ser preparadas y sometidas de acuerdo con los procedimientos requeridos (24 CFR Parte 58, Sección 58.76) y se deben dirigir al Departamento de Viviendas y Desarrollo Urbano de US, Desarrollo y Planificación de Comunidades al One Sansome Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94104-4430. Los Objetores Potenciales deben contactar al HUD para verificar la fecha del último día del período de objeciones. Harry Freitas Departamento de Planificación, Edificación y Aplicación de Códigos de la Ciudad de San José


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Los estudios están desarrollando una serie de TV basada en el libro que fue éxito en ventas sobre la vida de la superestrella latina, narrada desde la perspectiva de su marido Chris Pérez Endemol Shine North America y Major TV adquirieron los derechos televisivos del libro de Chris Pérez Para Selena, con amor que fue éxito en ventas y narra la historia de la vida de la superestrella latina fallecida, desde la perspectiva de su marido. Endemol Shine y Major TV adaptarán Para Selena, con amor para el público de habla inglesa e hispana, junto a Blue Mariachi, la compañía productora de Pérez y Carlito Miranda. Endemol Shine, Major TV y Blue Mariachi también están desarrollando otros contenidos de ficción y de no ficción enfocados en temas culturales. En Para Selena, con amor, que se publicó originalmente en el 2012 (inglés y español), Pérez narra por primera vez su cautivante y trágica historia de amor prohibido con una de las estrellas más admiradas de la música latina, Selena Quintanilla. La serie de TV también incluirá detalles, historias, puntos de vista y situaciones que no se reflejaron en el libro, desde la perspectiva de Pérez. Major TV es dirigida por Raymond García, que fue previamente editor y fundador de Celebra en Penguin Random House donde editó numerosos best-sellers con autores de primer nivel, como Ricky Martin, Jennifer López, Gloria y Emilio Estefan, y Pérez, autor de Para Selena, con amor. “Pasé muchos años guardando en mi interior los recuerdos de mi esposa”, comenta Pérez. “Para Selena, con amor me permitió aceptar mi experiencia y entender el vacío que podía llenar

en los corazones de tantas otras personas. Ahora estoy listo para dar el paso importante de ser totalmente sincero y hacer que mi relación eterna cobre vida en la pantalla”. “Selena es una de las artistas latinas más influyentes de todos los tiempos y su legado sigue vivo largo tiempo después de su trágica muerte”, señala el CEO de Endemol Shine North America y presidente de Endemol Shine Americas, Cris Abrego. “El hermoso libro de Chris Pérez, Para Selena, con amor, logró captar su increíble vida juntos y será la base perfecta para una serie de TV que nuestro equipo está desarrollando en este momento para el público de habla inglesa e hispana de todo el mundo”. García de Major TV agregó: “No podría sentirme más honrado de lanzar Major TV junto a Endemol Shine y la cautivante historia de amor de la legendaria Selena Quintanilla y Chris Pérez. Como editor de Para Selena, con amor, pude observar cómo innumerables seguidores se emocionaron hasta las lágrimas con esta excepcional mirada al corazón y al espíritu de su ídola eterna. Estoy muy orgulloso de Chris por contar su relación profundamente personal por primera vez en televisión”. La ganadora del Grammy Selena Quintanilla es una de las artistas latinas más influyentes de todos los tiempos, con 60 millones de discos vendidos en todo el mundo. La cantante nacida en Texas hizo su debut discográfico en la década del 80 y llegó a convertirse en artista discográfica galardonada en el ámbito de la música latina con discos como Amor Prohibido y Selena Live. En 1995, fue asesinada por la fundadora de su club de fans. Su último álbum, Dreaming of You, fue lanzado después de su muerte en 1995 y se convirtió en un gran éxito. La historia de la vida de Selena fue narrada en una película de 1997 llamada Selena, protagonizada por Jennifer López como la superestrella texana y James Edward Olmos como su padre.

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EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 1/10/2017 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. Nov 04, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300651 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of Sayara H Vohra, Yasmin Vohra, Zeenat Vohra. Petitioners Sayara H Vohra, Yasmin Vohra, Zeenat Vohra have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Sayara Hanif Vohra to Sayra Vohra b. Yasmin Hanif Vohra to Yasmin Vohra c. Zeenat Hanif Vohra to Zeena Vohra. 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 4, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016

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as follows: a. Hung Truong to Paul Minh Truong. 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 1/17/2017 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A

•telephone: 408-931-6314 •email: libertytaxsanjose@gmail.com 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. November 14, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 2016​ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV301790 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Vahid Taghinezhad and Maryam Halajha. Petitioners Vahid Taghinezhad Maryam Halajha have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Aria Taghinezhad to Arya Taghinezhad. 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

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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 27, 2016 ​ Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV302322 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Chris Omeara Dietrich. Petitioner Chris Omeara Dietrich has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Chris (middle) Omeara (last)Dietrich to Chris (last name) Omeara Dietrch. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV302343 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of David Nazary. Petitioner David Nazary has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. David Nazary to David Nazareth. 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 1/10/2017 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. November 04, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE DFOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300638 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Alexandra Katelin Fajardo. Petitioner Alexandra Katelin Fajardo has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Alexandra Katelin Fajardo to Alexandra Katelin Nash-Le. 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 04, 2016 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 623101 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Holandia Janitorial 36 North Jackson Ave Apt. #105, San Jose, CA 95116, Santa Clara County. Pedro Villa 36 North Jackson Ave Apt. #105, San Jose, CA 95116. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 11/01/2016 “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.) Pedr Villa November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/01/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622944 The following person(s) is (are) doing business LED Bulbs 1346 Old Park Place San Jose, CA 95132, Santa Clara County. Mini H. Nguyen 1346 Old Park Place San Jose, CA 95132. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/21/2016 “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.) Mini H. Nguyen November 11, 18, 20; December 2, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/28/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 622206 The following person(s) is (are) doing business 360 eMedical Solutions 2225 E. Bayshore Rd #200 Palo Alto, CA 94303, Santa Clara County. 360 PDQ Inc. 669 Waverly St Palo Alto Ca 94301 . 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.) Moe Rohani President/CEO November 4, 11, 18, 20, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 10/05/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 16CV300742

NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Angie Valverde. Petitioner Angie Valverde has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nina Ryder Santos to Nina Ryder Castaneda. 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 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 of this court f or a decree changing names as follows: a. Leilani Simone Phillips to Leilani Simone Sacil. 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 1/3/2017 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 28, 2017 Thomas E. Kuhnle​ Judge of the Superior Court​ November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016

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. 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

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. 16CV301391 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of.

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.


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NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016 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 Pineda- Bernal 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

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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. 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. 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 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

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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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 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

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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 SelfHelp 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

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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


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NAPS What is so fascinating about unlikely friendships? Is it that opposites attract? Does it point to hidden mutual respect? Unlikely animal friendships have long held a particular fascination, documented with countless funny and adorable videos: a cat adopting baby ducks, a Labrador and an elephant, a baby lamb and a pig, a giraffe and an ostrich. Child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley, a parenting expert and author of “The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World,” notes “The wonderful thing about being a child is that friendships form just about everywhere! So it’s important to allow kids the space to form new relationships, even if they don’t appear picture perfect from the outside looking in.” Nothing tells us more about this than characters in movies. Walt Disney Studios and Pixar have many improbable couplings in their tales. In “Finding Dory,” the mischievous Septopus Hank reluctantly befriends scatterbrained Dory, yet they overcome their struggles and help each other grow in wonderful ways. “Lilo & Stitch” brings a little girl and an alien together and the resulting bond teaches them companionship and understanding. “Toy Story” finds Woody and Buzz ultimately setting aside their differences and realizing they were meant to be friends all along. In “Ratatouille,” a human befriends a rat. Rats are unwelcome in all places, especially the kitchen. But Remy and Linguini find that love and compatibility can be found anywhere. Disney’s “The BFG” and its remake of the classic “Pete’s Dragon”—both available November 29 on Bluray, Digital HD & Disney Movies Anywhere—add beautifully to this legacy. “The BFG” (Big Friendly Giant), directed by Steven Spielberg, is based on the beloved children’s classic by Roald Dahl. “The BFG” tells the story of a courageous and spirited orphan, Sophie, and the kind giant who becomes her protector. While initially afraid, Sophie comes to overlook the superficial homely appearance of the BFG and to appreciate his noble intentions. The BFG and, Sophie, are actually very similar—both are lonely and yearn for the connection and safety of a friend, which they’re able to find in each other.

“Pete’s Dragon” is a reimagining of Disney’s cherished animated and live-action film—the adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just happens to be a dragon. Pete and Elliot belong to two different worlds but they still manage to build a foundation of love, compassion, caring and friendship. Both have lost those closest to them and are able to find comfort in each other. Hurley adds, “As these movies so creatively suggest, helping children open up to aligning with someone different can result in a whole new way of looking at things.” Here are some ways parents can encourage children to connect with a world outside the immediate family: Be Open-Minded. Find ways to help your child identify the differences between themselves and prospective friends and look for ways those differences can make playing together more fun. Adopt Optimism. A person different from your child doesn’t have to be viewed as a stranger. If he or she is friendly and open, everything else should fall into place. Make It About Others. Help your child figure out how to show interest in someone else. Simple starter questions like “what are your favorite games?” or “do you like outdoor or indoor games better?” can prompt a lively discussion. Make Them Laugh. Laughter makes conversation fun and joyful. Encourage your children to be silly, to share their sense of humor with others and to not take anything too seriously—just have fun with getting to know others! Initiate Hang-Out Time. Help your child be brave enough to make the first move and invite a new friend to spend time together. Whatever the activity, the important thing is bonding. And if you support it, they’re more apt to take the chance and see what happens. Discover Mutual Passions. If your son or daughter sees a new friend light up when talking about something, encourage your child to ask more questions about the subject. Or if there’s a key word that provides a clue to their friend’s interest, suggest they use that to talk more in detail. You’ll be surprised how helpful that can be in fostering a meaningful connection

Both Disney’s “The BFG” (Big Friendly Giant) and the live-action remake of the animated classic “Pete’s Dragon” help children understand that differences don’t have to stand in the way of friendship and fun.


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GEN Y AND ZERS IN SAN FRANCISCO DON’T FEEL LIKE ADULTS

Jazmine Turner Photography Bank of America/USA TODAY Better Money Habits Report Shows Student Debt/College Affordability Is Top Issue Among Young Voters in Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO – A newly released Bank of America/USA TODAY Better Money Habits report finds that for 18- to 26-year olds in the San Francisco area, the definition of adulthood has changed: it is less about age and more about financial independence. In fact, the majority (75 percent) did not feel like adults when they turned 18. For a quarter, adulthood does not officially begin until at least age 25. When asked to define adulthood, this age group, which includes the youngest millennials as well as the oldest members of Generation Z, responded with “financial independence” as the top answer. Additionally: ·Nearly half (48 percent) define adulthood as achieving a financial milestone such as buying a house or car, compared to having achieved traditional life milestones such as getting married/starting a family (6 percent) or graduating from high school/college (3 percent). ·For those who feel like adults, most say it’s because parents helped prepare them (55 percent), they have good role models (50 percent) or they have a job (44 percent). ·For those who do not feel like adults, 85 percent say it is because they still rely on their parents.

Many are still looking to their parents for financial support. More than half (58 percent) live at home with their parents, and just 33 percent pay their own cell phone bills. However, while about half (48 percent) are setting aside money for the future, 88 percent feel optimistic about their financial futures – a figure that is 18 percentage points higher than the national average. “It is great to see such a high level of optimism among young adults here, but their expectations for the future do not necessarily match up with the financial habits they are exhibiting now,” said Jason Ting, senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. “Half are not saving, and most are leaning on others for support. The importance of planning for the future – both the best and worst case scenario – is a critical financial lesson to learn early on.” Nearly all wish they learned more about personal finance in school While striving for financial independence, the majority of young adults living in the San Francisco area say they did not learn enough about practical money matters in school. Though their education has set them up for success in other ways, they are not necessarily feeling “life ready” upon graduating. Only 29 percent said their high school education did a good job teaching them strong financial habits. Of those who attended or are currently attending college, only 39 percent said their college education succeeded in imparting those lessons. When asked what they wish they had learned more about in school, nearly all named a topic related to personal finance, more so than any other life-readiness skill:

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With roughly one in four (28 percent) saddled with student debt, young adults in the Bay Area approached the presidential election with that factor top of mind: ·Student debt/college affordability rose to the top as young voters’ top campaign issue. ·Among those with student debt, 84 percent say it will impact the way they vote. ·Still, two in five said they do not understand how the candidates’ policies would affect them financially. Asked whether they prioritize economic or social issues at the polls, young voters in the San Francisco area were split, with 51 percent reporting that social issues are more important, while 49 percent prioritize economic issues. If forced to choose between two candidates – one who is best for their personal finances and one who is best for the country – the majority (85 percent) would prioritize what’s best for the country. More info and free financial knowledge tools available at <https://www. bettermoneyhabits.com/index.html>.


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¿QUÉ SIGNIFICA EL ASCENDENTE EN EL HORÓSCOPO? 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!

Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador El ascendente es el signo que se eleva en el horizonte a la hora del nacimiento. Todos conocemos nuestro signo solar, pero es el “ascendente” nuestra carta de presentación ante el mundo. El ascendente es la primera impresión que tienen los demás cuando nos conocen. Nuestra personalidad se define como una combinación del ascendente y nuestro signo solar. Durante siglos se consideró al ascendente como nuestro reflejo astrológico más importante.

Ascendente en Virgo: Es inteligente, maduro, tenaz y está bien ubicado en el mundo. Tiene una presencia impecable y cuida su salud más que nadie. Siempre alcanza las metas que se propone en la vida. Puede ser demasiado perfeccionista y tender al nerviosismo. Ascendente Libra: Agradable, sociable, ingenioso, suertudo, posee un encanto sensual y tiene muchos admiradores. Suele ser un artista nato con dones espirituales. El dinero le llega con cierta facilidad. A veces puedes ser sarcástico, y tiene arranques de ira.

Ascendente Aries: Goza la aventura, le gusta ser el pionero y jefe. Tiene don de mando aunque en ocasiones le falta tolerancia al tratar a los demás. La suerte le puede llegar por medio de herencias. Sabe hacer el bien al prójimo. Debe aprender a pensar antes de actuar.

Ascendente Escorpión: Siempre será bienvenido en todas partes, es intenso, tiene fuerza de voluntad, le sobran los recursos y siempre consigue lo que se propone. Su mayor ilusión es encontrar un amor que dure para siempre. Cuando se enfada puede llegar a ser hiriente.

Ascendente Tauro: Enérgico, decidido y ambicioso, te gustan las comodidades, los lujos, los platillos exquisitos. Gozas de mucha fortaleza física y eres el mejor profesional que puede existir. También eres terco y las relaciones amorosas pueden ser tu talón de Aquiles.

Ascendente Sagitario: El futuro siempre luce prometedor en su destino y logrará conservarse joven por mucho tiempo, la suerte le llega por medio de cónyuges o extranjeros. Posee el don de la persuasión. Debe tener cuidado con vicios y adicciones.

Ascendente Géminis: Estás en constante movimiento, deseas estar al tanto de todo lo que ocurre a tu alrededor, directo y eficaz en tu manera de hablar. Tu atractivo físico te abrirá muchas puertas en el amor y en el trabajo. Puedes ser indeciso y tener un carácter muy variable.

Ascendente Capricornio: Se prepara académicamente para enfrentar la vida, puede llegar a ser un líder y con seguridad ocupará puestos importantes. Su situación financiera siempre es mejor que la de muchos. Es probable que se case varias veces y que en ocasiones tienda a deprimirse.

Ascendente Cáncer: Posee habilidades financieras, sensible, cálido, preocupado siempre por la familia. Sabio al elegir amistades. Tienes un sexto sentido que te indica cuando alguien te está mintiendo. Puedes ser inconstante, desordenado y tímido con el sexo opuesto.

Ascendente Acuario: Moderno, vanguardista, astuto y genial. Los amores se le dan con facilidad y sabe atraer romance y fortuna. Sabe como ayudar, es excelente consejero y sabe como resolver cualquier problema. Puede mostrarse muy excéntrico, intolerante y a veces falto de tacto.

Ascendente Leo: Gusta ser el centro de atención en todas partes, tiene habilidades empresariales, noble, bondadoso, suele ser amigable con todo el mundo y posee un gran atractivo físico. A veces puede mostrarse arrogante, irritable y desconsiderado.

Ascendente Piscis: Hará muchos viajes en su vida, le conocerán por ser inteligente y perseverante. Destaca socialmente, en el trabajo y en el sexo. Le sobran los amigos y suele llegar a ser una persona muy popular. Puede actuar de manera irresponsable y descuidar su apariencia

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HOW CAN THIS BE? GOD WAS ON MY SIDE. Healing and Tolerance

This Has Happened Before

I have heard so many people generalize that because roughly half of the electorate voted for President-Elect Trump, half of America is stupid, racist, misogynistic, and filled with hate. This is simply not true.

Rather than preach tolerance or pretend that I have the answers or that somehow my worldview is better than yours (or anyone else’s), let me conclude with a paragraph from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s website that quotes a letter George Washington wrote to Jonathan Trumbull Jr. circa 1799 about why he would not seek a third term as President of the United States.

We cannot let America become two nations, under God, divisible, with liberty and justice for some. We need to listen carefully and respectfully to each other and work together to build an America capable of leading the world into a peaceful and prosperous 21st century. There is a lot of work to do, and we are very fortunate to live in a country where we, no matter our position, are allowed to do it! The Constitution and the Law

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their belief in a potential economic upside.

You can read the title of this post two ways. If you voted for President-Elect Trump, you can read it as a question followed by an answer. If you voted for Secretary Clinton, you can read it as a question followed by a belief statement. Both sides claim the moral high ground, both sides claim to have “the” answers to our problems and, most importantly, both sides deeply love their vision of what America can become.

Perhaps you are wondering how a Trump supporter could be attending a fundraising event for an institution that exists to combat the divisive rhetoric Mr. Trump used to become President-Elect Trump. The answer is simple. Almost all of them are convinced (rightly or wrongly) that the Constitution will prevent the new President from institutionalizing hate. Institutionalized Hate

There will be plenty of time to debate how and why the election turned out the way it did. But on January 20, America will show the world why it is unique among nations as we peacefully transfer power from our sitting President to the President-Elect. This singular act has been a cornerstone of our constitutional democracy since George Washington declined to run for a third term. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) A few days after the election, I had the honor of hosting the annual Anti-Defamation League Awards Tribute Gala in New York City. The room was filled with people from all walks of life and every economic stratum from both blue and red states. Every conversation, no matter whom you were speaking with, immediately turned to politics. It might surprise you to learn that there was a heterogeneous mix of political ideologies represented at this event. Generally speaking, Secretary Clinton’s supporters were despondent, angry, scared and more or less in shock as they commiserated. On the other hand, Trump supporters were happy about shaking up Washington and

Based on President-Elect Trump’s campaign promises, many fear that hate will become institutionalized on inauguration day. Whether or not you believe this to be true, it is critical for you to understand that the fear is real and people are scared. Some people are scared because during the campaign and after the election the volume and velocity of hate messages dramatically increased, hate messages moved from the fringes to the mainstream, and there has been a dramatic increase in reported hate crimes. The ADL writes, “We cannot ignore the fact that this campaign brought out many of the worst elements of our society. We saw displays of intolerance that frightened many of us, including levels of antiSemitism on social media that were simply off-the-charts (see our report here).” Some people are scared because they are Mexican or Muslim or women or immigrants and they fear for their safety and for the safety of their families, or they simply fear that the civil rights America fought so hard to achieve may be taken away. The fear is real and people are scared.

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Go find your favorite lawyer and ask about the separation of powers, states’ rights and, if you’re so inclined, Bibb v. Navajo Freights Lines (commonly called the Mudflap case). You may be surprised to learn how intricate are the relationships of the Constitution, federal importance, states’ rights, the three branches of government and the people (voters) of America. While not impossible to imagine, it would be exceptionally hard to institutionalize hate. However, the facts in evidence show that during the past 18 months we have seen hate find a path to normalization. This should cause everyone in America to pause, take a breath and remember that the Constitution begins, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” You may think your side knows this document by heart and the other side has never read it. This is not true either. Passions are high, because everyone believes they are right and, therefore, the other side must be wrong. There is a better way.

“The line between Parties,” Washington wrote Trumbull, had become “so clearly drawn” that politicians would “regard neither truth nor decency; attacking every character, without respect to persons – Public or Private, – who happen to differ from themselves in Politics.” Washington wrote that, even if he were willing to run for president again, as a Federalist, “I am thoroughly convinced I should not draw a single vote from the Anti-federal side.” For Washington, the nation’s political parties had soured discourse and created a climate in which, as he predicted in his 1796 farewell address, “unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government.” Referring to the DemocraticRepublicans, Washington wrote, “Let that party set up a broomstick, and call it a true son of Liberty, a Democrat, or give it any other epithet that will suit their purpose, and it will command their votes in toto!” 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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Este lunes 21 de noviembre, la NFL llega a México! No te pierdas en enfrentamiento de los Raiders de Oakland frente a los Houston Texans en el famoso Estadio Azteca en la Ciudad de México. El juego de temporada regular es parte de la Serie de Juegos Internacionales de la NFL y es el primer juego de fútbol celebrado en lunes por la noche que se juega fuera de los Estados Unidos. No te pierdas de toda la emoción EN DIRECTO por ESPN (en inglés) y

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ESPN Deportes a las 5:15 pm PST / 7: 15 pm CST / 8: 15 pm EST. Agregando a la emoción, la interpretación del himno nacional de los Estados Unidos será cantado por la mexico-americana Becky G. Mantente conectado en Twitter a través de @NFLEspanol y etiquete tus propias publicaciones con #MiPartidoMiNFL, #SomosTexans y #RaidersenMexico.

NOVEMBER 18 - 24, 2016

El Observador_11/18  

Un momento con Luis Valdez Pg 10

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