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Family struggling to keep home Pg. 5

Student cook-off champion of 2012 Pg. 6

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Copa del Rey Pg. 18

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COMMUNITY

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District works to secure federal funding to achieve flood protection goals

Director Richard P. Santos Santa Clara Water District #3

In 2000, Santa Clara County voters approved a special parcel tax to fund the 15-year Clean, Safe

Creeks and Natural Flood Protection Plan which provided funding for four major outcome areas. To ensure accountability to voters, an Independent

Monitoring Committee (IMC) was formed to oversee the plan’s progress. The IMC has just released its tenth annual report, which shows that we are on track to complete three of the four planned outcomes, raising concerns about the lack of federal funding for the flood protection outcome area. In terms of flood protection, all of the locally funded projects are proceeding on or ahead of schedule, and the IMC applauded the district for meeting its commitments. In 2011, the district completed the Calabazas Creek Flood Protection Project ahead of schedule, protecting 2,483 parcels from flooding. Meanwhile, construction on the Permanente Creek Flood Protection Project is expected to begin in September. Since 2000, the program has removed 58,988 cubic yards of sediment

to maintain the watercarrying capacity of stream channels and reduce the risk of flooding. The program also funds pollution prevention activities such as trash removal and educational efforts to ensure clean, safe water in our creeks and bays. The district responds to reports of hazardous material spills in local creeks and each year organizes major creek cleanup events. Healthy creek and bay ecosystems is another major outcome area which has exceeded its stated goals. With a goal of 100-acres, the district has, through community partnerships, created or restored more than 569 acres of tidal or creekside habitat. Finally, the district is nearing successful achievement of the final outcome area, having opened up 65.5 miles of new streamside trails and is poised to ac-

complish the goal of 70 miles by 2016. Trail development is accomplished through partnership with cities and the local communities. The one area of concern is with federally-funded flood protection projects. Despite substantial support from local officials and our congressional delegation, state and federal funds have declined significantly. As a result, the completions of the Upper Guadalupe River, Berryessa Creek and Upper Llagas Creek projects have all been delayed. As a board, we take our commitments to tax-paying public seriously and have taken aggressive action to minimize the impact of the federal funding gap. To make up for the federal funding shortfalls, the district has temporarily transferred funds from unallocated reserves to keep the projects moving forward and we are coordinating

with local governments to encourage their advocacy for federal funding. It is important that we continue to actively pursue state and federal funds as these can contribute up to 75 percent of the cost of large construction projects. In fact, the district has successfully brought millions of dollars to our county for needed water infrastructure, not to mention supporting economic stimulus through construction jobs. My fellow board members and I continue to pursue every opportunity to secure the federal support we expected in 2000, when the Clean, Safe Creeks program was approved. We still need your help to achieve those goals. Please contact your state and federal elected officials to urge their continued support of these needed flood protection projects. Visit: www.valleywater.org.

Court of Appeals Issues a Narrow Ruling on Proposition 8 Los Angeles

After three years of Prop 8 weaving its way through the federal and California court system, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel upheld Judge Walker’s August 2010 ruling that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. “The court has rendered a powerful affirmation of the right of same-sex couples to marry. I applaud the wisdom and cour-

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age of this decisión,” said Governor Jerry Brown. Marriage equality proponents throughout the state, including Courage Campaign members who worked valiantly to overturn Prop 8, cheered the historic decision. “The 9th Circuit did what it must: it ruled that Judge Walker is competent, not somehow diminished for being gay and it ruled

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that the Constitution of the United States indeed provides equal protection and due process to all Americans, not just some Americans,” said Rick Jacobs, chair and founder of the Courage Campaign, a progressive, grassroots online organization with more than 750,000 members around the country. “Today marks a historic day for gay rights history in

CONTRIBUTORS Mario Jimenez, Hector Curriel, Luis Alba Felix Pagas, Technology Writer

the State of California. As one of the 18,000 same-sex couples who were married in that short window of opportunity, I find today’s ruling a milestone in the fight for equality and civil rights. While we are well aware that this fight is not over and that an appeal to this ruling is inevitable, I feel strongly that marriage equality will ultimately be achieved for all,” said Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park).

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¡Vamos a Gozar!

ONLINE HEADLINES WWW.EL-OBSERVADOR.COM San Jose Fire Department introduces new life saving app PulsePoint, a mobile phone application, alerts CPR trained users in the area to provide assistance to victims of cardiac arrest.

Voces del Desierto

Date: March 16-18 Time: March 16 and 17 8:00pm March 18 2:00pm Location: MACLA 510 South First Street San Jose, 95113 Info: 408-998-ARTE Purchase Tickets: www. brownpapertickets.com

Mes del corazon Febrero es el mes nacional del corazon. El canal, Discovery Familia, se apoya este causa con la campana “Eschuca su Corazon.” La campana educa las mujeres sobre las enfermedades del corazon y los factoroes del reisgo.

The First Conservative Hispanic Super Pac The Hispanic Vote’s mission is to connect with the Hispanic voting population. Studies have shown that Hispanics spend more hours online compared to the rest of the general population.

Sonia Sroka es reconocida como merjor ejecutiva latina Sonia Sroka, la vicepresidente senior y directora del departamento mercadero hispano para la agencia de relaciones publicas, Porter Novelli, fue reconocida por la revista LATINA Style.

Indonesia Labels LGBT Rights Advocacy Site Pornographic In Indonesia, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission’s website was banned.

Aumento de salario minimo En contrario de opinion popular, los trabajadores de salario minimo no son adolescentes. 60 por ciento de los trabajadores de salario minimo son mujeres, aunque las mujeres no mas son la mitad de la fuerza laboral. Un trabajador que trabaja a tiempo completo gana 1500 cada ano.

Unity Day II

Date: March 24 Time: 11:00am Location: Most Holy Trinity Church 2040 Nassau Drive. San Jose, CA 95122 Info: (408) 600-8412 Enrique_essj@hotmail.com

Valentine’s Weekend with PETE ESCOVEDO & SONS Yoshi’s San Francisco •1330 Fillmore Street• San Francisco• 415.655.5600 Friday: 8pm $28 & 10pm $18 • Sat: 8pm & 10pm / $30 • Sun: 6pm & 8pm / $24 Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. His name has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Spanish Storytime

Date: Fridays Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Fremont Library 2400 Stevenson Blvd. Fremont, CA 94538 Info: (510) 745-1414 Teatro Visión presents Solitude

Date: February 9 – 11 Time: 8:00pm Date: February 11 & 12 Time: 2:00pm Location: Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95126 Info: (408) 294-6621 www.teatrovision.org 5th Open Your Heart Pajama Drive

Date: February 10 Time: 6:00am – 10:00am Location: San Jose Fairmont 170 S. Market St. San Jose, CA 95113 Creciendo Tomates, Cilantro, y Chiles

Día: 11 de febrero Hora: 10:00am – 12:00pm Donde: Centro de Visitantes Parque del Rio Guadalupe 438 Coleman Ave. San Jose, CA 95110 Informes: (408) 298-7657 www.grpg.org Dancer’s Group

Date: February 12 Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location: CounterPULSE 1310 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94103

Info: Free dance showcase Photo Exhibition by Tony Grant

Date: February 10 – April 1 Location: Mohr Gallery Community School of Music and Arts 230 San Antonio Circle Mountain View, CA Info: free (650) 917-6800 ex.t 306 www.arts4all.org Networking 101 Workshop

Date: February 13 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Location: San Jose Athletic Club Decathlon Room 196 N. Third St. San Jose, CA 95112 Info: Cesar Plata 408-352-5932 Price: $5 with RSPV $10 at door Naturalization Information Session

Date: February 15 Time: 10:30am Location: Christian Alliance Church Senior Center 2360 McLaughlin Ave. San Jose, CA 95122 Info: free 90-minute session Purchase Assistance Loan

Program Workshop Date: February 15 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Edenvale Library 101 Branham Lane East San Jose, CA Documentary: Freedom Riders

Date: February 17 Time: 7:00pm

Location: New Valencia Hall 747 Polk St. San Francisco, CA Info: (415) 864-1278 www.socialism.com Free Dental Services

Free Clinic

Location: Overfelt High School 1835 Cunningham Ave. San Jose, CA 95122 Info: 1-888-321-9972 Free Heart Screening for Children

Date & time: by appointment Location: Valley Medical Center or family’s home Info: www.infant-heart.com (408) 885-4415

Date: February 22 Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm Location: Carrington College San Ignacio Ave. San Jose, CA 95119 Info: services include dental exams, fluoride treatments and sealants

Tattoo Removal

Bay Area’s Official Oscar Night America Party

free supportive services to female ex-offenders (jail or prison) Info: (408) 213-0961 ext. 26

Date: February 26 Time: 3:30pm Location: Smith Rafael Film Center 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael, CA 94901 Info: 415-454-1222 www.cafilm.org Financial Education Seminar: Home Loan Basics

Date: February 28 Time: 6:30pm Location: Berkeley Public Library- Central Library Community Meeting Room 2090 Kittredge St. Berkeley, CA 94704 Info: 510-981-6148 Latin Film Night: “A Better Life”

Date: March 2 Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm Location: San Jose Peace and Justice Center 48 S. 7th Street San Jose, CA 95112 Donation: $5-$10

the city helps youth remove tattoo, between 14 and 25 years of age Location: 1694 Adrian Way San Jose, CA 95122 Info: (408) 794-1660 Skills to Succeed

Need Food?

Info: 1-800-984-3663 www.shfb.org ¿Preparados para una emergencia?

Solicite plan informativo Llame a Graciela Alfaro (408) 849-2440 Clínica de salud gratuita

The Pacific Free clinic Para personas que no tienen seguro médico Lugar: Overfelt High School 1835 Cunningham Avenue Informes: 1-888-321-9972. ¿Quieres sacarte el tatuaje?

Se inicio la inscripción para jóvenes entre 14 y 25 años Lugar: 1694 Adrian Way San José, CA 95122 Informes:(408) 794-1660 Fax (408) 923-5215

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OPINION

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PRIVATE WEALTH VS COMMON WEAL

Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR

The ‘common weal’ is a term that needs to become well known. It means ‘the public good’; the common welfare; the body politic. It is a concept that many individuals today do not understand because they have accepted the beliefs and practices of those who think about themselves first. They perpetuate practices which continue this abusive behavior based on bias, bigotry, prejudice, and extreme self-interest. The ‘me gen-

Supreme Court came to the conclusion that ‘corporate free speech’ was more important than the ‘common weal’. Many corporate executives forget that the U.S. taxpayer has provided money to underwrite many developments which have changed the ‘common weal’. In a few months, Facebook went from a concept to a social network which commands a value of billions of dollars. It is based on developmental efforts which began in the Pentagon after World War II when military strategists were concerned about having their essential operations centers destroyed by intercontinental missiles. The ‘world wide web’ was devised, implemented, and is still used today to serve the ‘common weal’ (body politic). Many

In the American economic system today, some enjoy very high incomes and wealth; others become ‘middle class’ members eration’ , which is now in its 50’s, has been indoctrinated to think of taking care of themselves first. Consider the impact of this ‘me first’ mindset on competitive capitalism. ‘Fair play” would be difficult to achieve because each and everyone of us is looking for an advantage. Both of these Republican presidential candidates do not seem to be very concerned about the ‘common weal’ because millions of dollars are being expended by political action committees (PAC’s) which have been allowed to be secretive with regard to ‘who provides the money”. You see, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that ‘Corporations are persons’ and that the way they speak in our community is with their money. Money is ‘speech’. Speech is protected by the U.S. Constitution. Somehow the U.S.

executives involved with Facebook’s recent economic development will soon become millionaires, if not billionaires. Yet many of these ‘business leaders’ cannot see themselves paying their fair share of taxes which would be used to support, maintain, and improve public roads, bridges, harbors, waterways, schools, public hospitals, retraining programs for returning veterans, and aid to the destitute, needy and impoverished. In the American economic system today, some enjoy very high incomes and wealth; others become ‘middle class’ members; still others fall to the very bottom with very low incomes; and some do not even register in any way, using any economic measure chosen. If America were to practice its concern for ‘the common weal’, there would be a higher level of concern

and programmed support to provide the basic necessities of life with some dignity to those who are needy, impoverished and destitute. The sad thing today is that we focus on our ‘Superbowl Winners” with lavished attention. Nonetheless, the larger number of ‘losers’ deserve some attention and respect coupled with the provision for the health care needed, shelter, clothing, food, and a measure of respect and affections. “There for the Grace of God, go I”. The American nation needs to learn about and practice ‘looking out for each other’….covering each other’s backside, especially when placed in harms way. Governments need to be of adequate size to monitor what is going on economically so as to rein in abusive behavior that is not in the interest of our ‘common weal’. Some 1% of our nation’s residents have extraordinary wealth and influence and have lost sight of their connections to the rest of us. These are those who need to learn about the ‘common weal’ which connects us all as related humans. Am I my brother’s keeper? Do I do unto others as I would have them do unto me? If my sense of the ‘common weal’ facilitated the provision of what the needy lack, then I am and I do. An essential social network to be developed is that of ‘sharing the wealth of our nation’ according to need. After all, the wealth of this nation existed before the European migrant arrived. Until all have some concept of, and feeling for ,the ‘common weal’ there is no way our society will become an ‘inclusive diverse society’ wherein the American Dream can thrive Hilbert Morales is the Publisher of El Observador. Email him at: english.editor@el-observador.com

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No al Maltrato a los Animales

Mario Jiménez El Observador

Hace un par de días observé un documental acerca del maltrato que sufren los animales alrededor del mundo, es horrible; algunos como los elefantes y tigres de los circos mueren de tristeza, son apaleados, mal alimentados, reciben choques eléctricos, etc. La parte más terrible del video muestra como en China, inmolan a los animales para arrancarles la piel aún estando vivos, que crueldad tan grande… Y esto con el único propósito de fabricar costosos abrigos de pieles que compran las mujeres pomposas y las actrices ¡que vergüenza! Es terrible que haya gente que vaya de cacería y dispare contra animales indefensos solamente por el deseo mal sano que les produce su propia adrenalina. ¿No podrán estos señores liberar su estrés de otra manera? Hace varios años viajé a

varios países asiáticos y una escena cruel de la que fui testigo en una de esas naciones, nunca la podré olvidar... En un restaurante de comida exótica vi enjaulados a decenas de perros y gatos, lo miraban a uno con unos ojos de “agonía y angustia”, mientras los trogloditas comensales escogían vivo a su banquete, el cocinero desalmado agarraba el animal y lo lanzaba vivo a un caldero con agua hirviendo, cuanta crueldad... En aquel momento lo único que hice fue salir de allí y ni loco volviera a visitar un lugar así. Lo más indignante es que estamos en el siglo XXI, y somos tan arrogantes en creer que somos los más civilizados, los más avanzados, la panacea, cuando en realidad no nos diferenciamos mucho de aquel gran circo romano de hace dos mil años. Aquí mismo en Estados Unidos, hemos sido testigos por medio de las noticias, de como se maltrata a las

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vacas, a los pollos y demás animales de corral. Lo peor del caso es que existen personajes que actúan por encima de la ley y preparan peleas clandestinas de gallos, de caballos, de perros, etc. El conocido atleta Michael Vick fue encontrado culpable en la corte por “maltrato a los animales”, ya que preparaba peleas de perros en su propia casa. Los perros peleaban hasta desgarrarse y morir. Este señor perdió su libertad, sus patrocinadores y después de ser un atleta reconocido se ganó el repudio de millones. Ya es hora que nos comportemos en el mundo como seres civilizados de verdad. No más abuso ni negligencia, los animales también merecen vivir en armonía y libertad. No se debe lucrar con ellos, mucho menos maltratarlos, quien lo hace es injusto e inmoral. Afortunadamente existen en este país leyes que velan por la integridad de los animales, leyes que deberían ser extensivas en todo el mundo.

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COMMUNITY

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Family Struggles to Keep Home The family consists of Anita, Donato, Christine, Donato Jr and Leilanie. They have lived in their home… this house since 1995.

Osvaldo Castillo Jr. EL OBSERVADOR

To most people, a house is much more than a place to stay warm at night. It’s a place were memories are created, and celebrations are held. A place to dream, an accomplishment to be proud of.

“We tried hiring a lawyer, but he never did anything for us,” Anita says. “He just took our money and we never heard from him again.”

For the Pacurza family of Milpitas, the dream of living in your own house has become a nightmare. In January of last year, the family received a letter from JP Morgan Chase stating that their house had been foreclosed and was up for auction. “We did not understand why our house was being foreclosed. We applied for a loan modification to stop the auction, but we never received an answer as to whether or not we qualified

The Pacurza’s Home undergoing foreclosure in Milpitas, CA. for the loan,” Anita Pacurza says. “We tried several times to call Chase bank to get an explanation, but they would not give us a clear answer. We even tried to go to the bank in person, they just told us to call the 1-800 number on our foreclosure papers.” Anita also checked the

Santa Clara County records and found that the house was under the ownership of JP Morgan Chase. “Sometimes we see people taking pictures of the house and we assume that they are with the bank and the pictures are for potential buyers,” Anita Pacurza says.

CA A.G. Harris Helped Strengthen Deal; Follow-Through Will Be Key to Ensuring Help Reaches Struggling Families

Bank Settlement Will Help Californians Berkeley, California

The “robo-signing” settlement announced represents real help for California homeowners who suffered due to misdeeds by loan servicers and other financial institutions, but more must still be done to help struggling families and stabilize the housing market, policy experts at The Greenlining Institute said today. “We’re pleased that California homeowners facing foreclosure and those who have lost homes will get meaningful help without the banks getting a complete get-out-of-jail-free card,” said Greenlining Institute Executive Director Orson Aguilar. “Kamala

Harris deserves applause for hanging tough to make sure Californians get real relief and that the enforcement mechanisms have teeth.” California homeowners are expected to get up to $18 billion in relief, of which $12 billion will be in principal reduction, with priority going to hardest-hit regions. “We applaud the incentives for principal reduction and the relief for struggling homeowners not covered by the administration’s just-announced housing plan,” Aguilar added. “This deal is a first step toward meaningful relief for distressed homeowners, and we look forward to more.

“It will be crucial to make sure this assistance gets to those who need it,” Aguilar said. “There must be an aggressive outreach strategy to ensure that distressed homeowners know about these options, and it needs to include non-traditional outreach through organizations like housing counseling agencies, community development corporations, nonprofits , churches and the ethnic media.” The agreement between the Department of Justice, state attorneys general and banks stems from disclosure of widespread mishandling of foreclosure processing, revealed in 2010.

Anita works at Flex Interconnect and is the sole source of income for the family. Donato Pacurza , her husband, was let go from his job at Tyco Electronics three years ago and has been unable to find a job since. To make matters worse for the family, Leilanie, the youngest daughter, recently had a kidney transplant. Most of their money was used to pay for the operation. “That is why we have not been able to get a new lawyer to represent our equity interests,” Donato

Pacurza says. “We can only afford a paralegal who prepares our paper work, but that’s about all.” The Pacurza’s two other children, Christine and Donato Jr are also stressed out by the difficulties their family is going through. “Our children understand what is going on,” Anita says. “They understand that we may not have a home to live in. They understand that sometimes we just don’t have any money.”

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On February 17, the Pacurzas will meet with a county judge who will decide the fate of their house and their family. “We cannot lose this house because we have nowhere else to go,” Anita says. “We hope that the judge will rule in our favor and we get to keep our home.” To learn more about the Pacurza’s and their struggle to keep their home & house, email them at Pacurza@yahoo.com

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EDUCATION

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Continuation High Schools Selected for Model Status SACRAMENTO

Twenty-five outstanding California schools were named today by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson as 2012 Model Continuation High Schools for their programs designed to help struggling students stay in school. “Every student comes to school with a different set of needs, and our job is to provide them with the best chance to succeed,” said Torlakson. “That’s why it’s so important to provide students who are having trouble staying in school with great continuation high schools. The schools we are recognizing today have gone the extra mile to help kids get the education they deserve and need to succeed in life and careers. Congratulations to them all.” Continuation high schools meet the needs of students aged 16 years or older who lack sufficient school credits, are still required to attend school, and are at risk of not graduating. Many of these students have jobs outside of school because of family problems or other circumstances. Continuation high schools offer

these students an alternative high school diploma program that focuses on school-to-career education, individualized instructional strategies, intensive guidance and counseling, and flexible school schedules. More than 69,000 students attended the state’s 504 continuation high schools in the 2010–11 school year. The Model Continuation High School Recognition Program is a partnership of the California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Continuation Education Association (CCEA). The goal of the partnership is to identify and recognize outstanding programs and create a resource list of quality programs other schools can visit and emulate. To be eligible for the recognition program, applicants must be accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and demonstrate exemplary program effectiveness in school management, curriculum, instructional strategies, educational climate, and guidance and counseling. As part of the application

for recognition, parents, students, and community members are required to submit written statements in support of their schools. A total of 27 continuation high schools applied for the recognition and were visited by a review team. Based on their evaluations, 25 were recommended for model school status. Some of the schools include Alta Vista High School in Moountain View and Calaveras Hills High School in Milpitas. The selected schools retain their title for three years and must file an annual assurance statement of compliance with model school guidelines in order to maintain the designation. With the addition of the new Model Continuation High Schools, there are now 64 Model Continuation High Schools in California. For information on continuation education, please visit the CDE Continuation Education Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ eo/ce/index.asp. For information on the CCEA, please visit the CCEA Web site at http://w w w.cceanet.org/.

New Study Reveals More Children Home Alone After School NewsUSA

A newly released study, “America After 3PM”, finds that more than a quarter of America’s schoolchildren are on their own in the afternoons. According to a national survey of nearly 30,000 households conducted for the Afterschool Alliance and sponsored by the JCPenney Afterschool Fund, the number of chil-

dren left alone after school has risen to 15.1 million. “We have increased the number of children in afterschool programs over the last five years, but not enough to keep up with demand,” said Afterschool Alliance Executive Director Jodi Grant. “Today, too many parents are unable to enroll their kids because afterschool programs are not available, transportation is unworkable or they can’t

afford the fees. We need to make quality afterschool programs available to all children who need them.” It goes without saying that children benefit from supervision and educational activities after school, while parents are still at work. In the United States, 8.4 million children now participate in afterschool programs, which have grown in popularity over the last five years.

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Champion of 2012 Future Chefs Cinthia Rodriguez El Observador

On February 7, aspiring chefs were busy creating warm breakfast dishes at Gunderson High School in pursuit to be titled top chef. After deliberating over 67 recipes from seven San Jose Unified School District (SJUSD) schools, 16 middle school students were chosen to participate in the second annual culinary cook off sponsored by Sodexo, a provider of integrated food and facilities management services in the US.

Alona Hazen, 6th grade, Castillero Middle School, working on her dish: Jo-Ann’s power bars with apple slices.

The students presented original recipes with simple preparation, healthy attributes, kid appeal, and the best use of one or more of the featured ingredients. The ingredients included whole grain cereal, eggs, low fat cheese, potatoes, refried beans, sweet potatoes, tortillas, turkey sausage, and yogurt. Each contestant dressed in their chef coat, hat, and apron was given 90 minutes to prepare their recipe. They developed one show plate and samples for guests and judges to taste. The judges based their decision on use of featured ingredient, presentation and taste.

Sarah Kimrey, 6th grade, Willow Glen Middle, put together a breakfast berry yogurt.

The cook off was designed to bring awareness to eating healthier, and the importance of having breakfast. SJUSD is one of the few districts that still offer classes like intro to food and home economics - classes that provide skills for everyday life. Every student chef was awarded a goodie bag that included a cookbook. Third and second place winners received gift cards. The defending champion, Sam Chamberlain, a sixth grade student, won the cook off with a dish he called “sweet potato sunrise burrito.” Chamberlain, who won second place nationally, will

Second place J Carlos Castaneda, 8th grade, banana wrap, Sam Chamberlain, Champion of 2012 Future Chefs, third place Keirah Harp, 7th grade, fruit oatmeal salad. be entered into the Sodexo national competition to determine regional finalists to be announced on April 1st. Voting on the regional finalists will occur on You-

Tube again this year. The national winner will be announced at the end of April. SJUSD will try to eventually adapt some of the recipes in the school’s menus.


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County of Santa Clara Develops Pilot Program for Chronically Homeless Persons

100 Housing Vouchers and Services Will Be Provided SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.

Today, the County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors approved the development of a pilot program to provide Housing Vouchers for the Chronically Homeless. The program will create 100 housing vouchers for chronically homeless individuals and families identified through the Housing 1000 campaign. To qualify for the voucher program, individuals or a member of a family must have: 1) A disabling condition and have been residing on the streets, or in a place not meant for human habitation, an emergency shelter, or a safe haven; and 2) have been continually homeless for one year or longer or have had four or more episodes of homelessness within the past three years. For these purposes, a disabling condition is defined as a physical disability, mental illness, severe depression, alcohol or drug abuse, chronic health problems, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, trauma, or a developmental disability. “I know from personal experience how important it is to have stable housing,” said President George Shirakawa, County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors. “My mom’s family came to California from the mid-west dustbowl and worked in the fields to survive. More times than not, home was a labor camp on the side of a highway. This Voucher program is a part of the County’s effort to move beyond the band-aid approach, such as tempo-

rary shelters, to more permanent housing solutions. ”

provide case management and other needed services.

Under the program, the County will spend $1.2 million annually to provide 100 housing vouchers for chronically homeless persons. An additional 25 vouchers will be provided with AB109 funding, which will provide a subsidy of approximately $1,000 per month for each household.

Jennifer Loving, executive director of Destination: Home, applauded the county’s commitment to promoting housing as a primary treatment intervention for its homeless clients.

“This is a great example of doing the right thing in a fiscally responsible way,” said Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Chair of the County of Santa Clara’s Housing, Land Use, Environment and Transportation Committee and member of Destination: Home’s Honorary Council. Barriers related to privacy and confidentiality make it difficult to determine how much chronically homeless individuals cost the County system wide. Tracking the effects of the Housing Vouchers through this pilot program is expected to enable the County to develop much needed baseline data. The program will work in tandem with a similar effort, although on a smaller scale (25 vouchers), under development for individuals being released from state prison or County jail. “The key factor to successful reintegration into society for both the chronically homeless and those returning to the community after detention in the criminal justice system is stable long-term housing with supportive services,” said Gary Graves, Chief Operating Officer. “This is exactly what the Housing Vouchers program aims to accomplish.” The County will seek an organization to manage the voucher allocation process and will work with Destination: Home, a community based organization working to end homelessness, to

“This is not simply a humanitarian effort; it makes sense from a cost standpoint,” Loving said. “Studies across the country have shown that when people have permanent homes, they are less likely to cycle through expensive public systems like jails or hospital emergency rooms. I love that our county leaders understand this and want to do more.” “People think that the guy living under the bridge doesn’t cost us anything, so we should just leave him there,” added Loving. “But if he has the flu and falls down in the street, then the police will call an ambulance to take him to the emergency room. And because he has no place to live, the hospital can’t discharge him.” Over the past several months, access to housing options has been declining because the Housing Authority has been unable to provide Section 8 housing vouchers for chronically homeless men, women and families. At the same time, the need for stable housing options has become more apparent as the County has taken on additional responsibility for individuals released from State prison as well as those being released from County jail. The Housing Vouchers program is designed to operate for 12 months on a pilot basis and be evaluated in a year. The County’s goal is to implement the program by April 2012.

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Tome en serio la “Semana del Ahorro en EE.UU.” Jason Alderman

Después de cuatro años de lidiar con una economía estancada, probablemente no le interese escuchar qué importante es ahorrar para los malos tiempos; porque ya lo sabe. Pero escuche lo que tengo para decir, por si acaso. Por primera vez– porqué es tan importante ahorrar: • Podría perder su empleo o sufrir un recorte salarial. La mayoría de los expertos en finanzas recomienda tener ahorrado el equivalente a seis o nueve meses de ingresos para casos de emergencia, pero incluso contar con $500 extra podría sacarlo de apuros. • La atención médica, la jubilación y la matrícula universitaria superan ampliamente la inflación. De hecho, el estudiante universitario promedio que se gradúa actualmente acarrea $25000 en deudas de préstamos – deudas que no pueden ser exoneradas por quiebra y que no tienen ley de prescripción. • Si está por jubilarse o si ya lo hizo, es posible que sus activos netos se hayan visto

afectados por la caída de los valores de las propiedades y las cuentas de jubilación en los últimos años. • Como mínimo, puede enseñarle a sus hijos buenos hábitos financieros que les serán de utilidad en tiempos difíciles. Entonces, ¿en dónde puede aprender más acerca de los buenos hábitos de ahorro? Un buen recurso es America Saves (www.americasaves.org), una campaña nacional patrocinada por más de 1000 organizaciones sin fines de lucro, gubernamentales y empresariales. Su meta es motivar a las personas con cualquier nivel de ingreso a ahorrar dinero y desarrollar un patrimonio personal brindándoles herramientas financieras gratuitas, servicios de ahorros, asesoría y otros recursos, como por ejemplo:

de inversión, desarrollo de patrimonio a través de la vivienda propia, ahorros al momento de pagar impuestos y cómo salir de las deudas. • Consejos para ahorrar dinero en todo, desde comestibles hasta servicios públicos y primas de seguros. • Enlaces a diversos sitios web que ofrecen materiales de educación financiera. Este año, la Semana del Ahorro en EE.UU., bajo el lema “Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Save Automatically,” (“Fije una meta, elabore un plan, ahorre automáticamente”), es del 19 al 26 de febrero de 2012. A continuación, algunas estupendas ideas para comenzar a ahorrar los primeros $500:

• Una Calculadora de Patrimonio Personal para calcular sus activos netos actuales y proyectar sus activos netos futuros.

• Guarde a través de depósito directo todo o parte del reembolso de los impuestos federales en una cuenta de ahorro o bono de ahorro.

• Mensajes Mensuales de Ahorro a través de expertos en finanzas sobre temas como la administración del dinero, principios básicos

• Para evitar giros en descubierto y cargos por mora revise periódicamente sus cuentas bancarias y de tarjeta de crédito. • Lleve su propio almuerzo al trabajo más a menudo. Si ahorró $5 en una semana, ya está a mitad de camino. • Deshágase de los malos hábitos. Fumar un paquete de cigarrillos por día representa alrededor de $2000 o más al año. • Si tiene un seguro de vivienda, para inquilinos o del automóvil con un deducible bajo, piense en aumentar el deducible a $500 o $1000. Muchos ahorran entre 15 y 30 por ciento o más en las primas. Ahorrar puede ser un hábito difícil de asimilar, pero una vez que comience a hacerlo, no se arrepentirá jamás.

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Union Banks lends support to local nonprofit SAN FRANCISCO

Union Bank, N.A. today announced it hosted a grand opening event in celebration of its newest, fullservice banking office in San Jose’s Blossom Hill/Almaden area. The program, featuring representatives from two local nonprofits, San Jose City Councilmember Nancy Pyle, and representatives from San Jose’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Silicon Valley San Jose Chamber of Commerce, took place on February 1 at the branch located at 1110 Blossom Hill Road, Suite 40. The Blossom Hill branch marks the eighth Union Bank banking office in San Jose. Representatives

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two local nonprofits including Almaden Valley Women’s Club and Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose were on hand to accept donations from Union Bank in honor of its strong commitment to community development, education, and youth in San Jose. “This branch opening helps to demonstrate Union Bank’s commitment to the community of San Jose,” said Union Bank Regional Executive for the Northern California Division Elaine Genevro. “We are excited to strengthen our relationships with the residents, businesses, and the greater community by providing greater access to our bestin-class banking services.” Union Bank is com-

mitted to supporting the local areas that it serves and the company proactively works to promote financial education, which is a key pillar in building healthy communities. To further improve the quality of life in the communities that it serves, the Union Bank Foundation focuses on affordable housing, community economic development, education, and the environment. In 2011, the bank’s charitable investment in local communities totaled $11 million, which included grants, contributions, and sponsorships to help finance the efforts of nonprofit organizations within the bank’s geography.

Corporation filed paperwork stating that it had no employees

Contractors State License Board Suspends Contractor License
 after Worker Death in Milpitas SACRAMENTO

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) today suspended the general building contractor license of US-Sino Investment, Inc. (#916478) for failure to comply with state workers’ compensation insurance laws. Disclosure on all licensees is available on CSLB’s website. An employee working on a Milpitas construction site, for which US-Sino Investment Inc. pulled city building permits, died last Saturday, January 28, 2012, after being buried alive when a hillside retaining wall collapsed on him. Licensed contractors are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance for all employees,

or file an exemption with CSLB, stating they have no employees and are exempt from having to carry a workers’ compensation policy. US-Sino had a workers’ compensation exemption on file with CSLB. “Workers’ compensation laws are in place for the protection of workers who are vital to the state’s construction industry, as well as to protect the consumers who might otherwise be held liable when injury occurs,” said CSLB Registrar Steve Sands. “Those who fail to properly protect their employees with workers’ compensation insurance not only put them at risk but undermine the integrity of the entire construction industry.”

CSLB continues to investigate this incident with other state and local government agencies. The Contractors State License Board operates under the umbrella of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. More information and publications about hiring contractors are available on the CSLB website or by calling 800-321-CSLB (2752). You can also sign up for CSLB email alerts. CSLB licenses and regulates California’s 300,000 contractors, and is regarded as one of the leading consumer protection agencies in the United States. In fiscal year 2010-11, CSLB helped recover nearly $45 million in ordered restitution for consumers.


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How To Make Valentine’s Day Extra Romantic StatePoint

If you’re planning a romantic dinner at home for you and your Valentine, you’ll want it to have an extra special quality. There are many great ways to set a romantic mood at your table. Special Foods There’s something very romantic about cooking and sharing the meal you created together. For ideas, use a cookbook or online recipe site to plan a special menu with foods you both love, but don’t eat often. Plan a meal with several separate courses. Ordering-in can be romantic too. It’s less fuss and mess, and allows you to concentrate on each other. Just be sure to take the food out of its plastic and paper containers before serving! Fine Wine Nothing says “I love you” like sharing a great bottle of wine. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, or a novice, you’ll want the wine to taste great with the food. Pick a versatile bottle that will go well with every course of your meal. For an unforgettable evening, get inspired by the land of amore and all things fine, from Prada designs to Lamborghini cars. Choose a very special sparkling wine from Italy. For example, Franciacorta is a top quality sparkling wine from Italy, made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Its vineyards are set amongst idyllic villages, castles and noble mansions, and the white sparkling wines are rich, creamy and filled with millions of seductive bubbles. Franciacorta pairs with a wide range of foods, from appetizers to salads, seafood, pasta, poultry and meat. And because this Italian wine is made in the same way as Champagne,

it provides the same festive and romantic mood. Be sure to serve sparkling wine chilled. So if you’re going to linger over the bottle for a few hours, keep it on ice. The Mood If you eat dinner at home often, you’ll need to do something to make this holiday meal different. You can change the look and feel of your home by creating a romantic ambience. First, turn off the television. It’s hard to get into the right mood with the cast of the Jersey Shore duking it out in the background. Instead, play music you both like that’s not distracting to conversation. Just avoid songs about breakups and heartache! Turn down the lights and set out candles or tea lights. Roses or other fresh flowers will add a nice touch to the room. And, of course, make sure the house is sparkling. A Table For Two If you can, set the table in a room in which you don’t

normally dine. If you own a special set of dishes and utensils that you rarely use, tonight is the night to bring them out. Tonight is also the night to use a table cloth or runner and cloth napkins. With a little effort, your Valentine’s dinner at home can be festive and romantic.

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El Día de los Enamorados: ¿Qué The secret to successful dating: Know yourself first Tiene Que Ver Con La Suerte? ARA

Do you really need studies and statistics to convince you that you want to be in love? Probably not. It’s no surprise that research supports what you likely already know - that people in happy, committed relationships, on average, live longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives than their unattached peers. Even if you dated through high school and college, entering the dating world as a single, independent adult can be daunting. The rules and objectives seem to change when you’re out in the working world. Instead of just having fun, your dating priorities may shift toward finding that special someone whom you’ll want to be with long-term. When it comes to dating, knowing who you are and what you have to offer another person is every bit as important as knowing

what you want. Here are some tips for learning about yourself, and how to parlay that self-knowledge into positive dating experiences. Build your confidence Self-assurance is communicated in so many ways. Whether it’s the willingness to take the next step in a relationship or simply knowing what you want to order for that romantic meal together, confidence is appealing on many levels. Take steps to build your self-confidence in your daily life, and it will spread to your dating life. Simple things like dressing neatly and well, standing and sitting tall, and even knowing your credit can help you feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer another person. Know your own value Think about what you expect from the person you want to date. Do you want

someone who takes care of him or herself emotionally and physically? Someone who is financially stable? Do you match that image? Take stock of what you have to offer another person, and consider every aspect of your life that could affect a long-term relationship. Consider your diet and exercise habits. Are they the kind that will help you live a healthy, long life? Check your credit on a site like freecreditscore.com. Do you manage your credit well or are financial problems something you - and a potential partner - will have to deal with in the future? Keep it real It’s important to be honest with others in all your relationships, but it’s even more important that you’re honest with yourself. If your self-assessment uncovers things you don’t like about who you are or where your life is going, you need to acknowledge and address those things. Ignoring issues will not make them go away. Just as an untreated wound can turn infected, character issues or life situations that you don’t like will only worsen over time if you don’t take steps to deal with them. Face your fears and challenges head on Nelson Mandela once said the brave person is not someone who feels no fear, but someone who conquers that fear. Knowing your greatest fears and being able to face them is an important part of knowing yourself. It’s not always easy to get to the root of your fears; you may even think you have none. The truth is, everyone has a worst-case scenario they hope never happens, whether it’s losing their job, facing a life-threatening illness, or even never finding that special someone. The useful part of knowing what you’re afraid of is that you can take steps toward preventing it from happening, or toward being prepared in case it ever does.

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En un día conocido como la celebración del romance, muchas mujeres se encuentran en relaciones que no parecen ser románticas en lo más mínimo. Otras se sienten solas y se preguntan porque es tan difícil encontrar al hombre ideal. Pero la verdad es que atraer y mantener el amor no es algo que pasa simplemente por suerte, como el ganar monedas en una maquina en Las Vegas. El romance es una habilidad que cualquier mujer puede aprender con gran éxito. Las películas como la Bella y la Bestia reafirman la idea que el romance pasa mágicamente. Pero este simplemente no es el caso. Las mujeres que tienen relaciones que otros admiran y desean las tienen porque ellas poseen ciertos hábitos en común – ciertas cosas que ellas hacen porque es lo que funciona. Uno de los hábitos que las mujeres con romances estables cultivan es el dejar su vida profesional atrás después de un día de trabajo, como también su figura materna, para honrar su feminidad natural – esa parte de su ser que pide ser deseada, adorada, y protegida. Estas sabias mujeres reconocen que las metas en el lugar de trabajo o en la vida familiar son diferentes a las metas que tienen en el amor. En el trabajo queremos ganar más dinero, obtener una promoción, y manejar a nuestros empleados y proyectos. Como madres queremos cuidar, educar, y corregir a nuestros hijos. En nuestros romances queremos a alguien que nos desee y nos diga que somos bellas, que nos haga reír, y de vez en cuando mate a una araña peluda.

El romance es una habilidad que cualquier mujer puede aprender. Considera aprovechar este Día de los Enamorados como el comienzo de aprender las habilidades que necesitas para convertirte en una esposa o novia adorada, en vez de ser simplemente una compañera para criar los niños, alguien que comparte una casa, o una soltera con solo esperanzas. Comienza practicando unos de los hábitos de las mujeres que tienen romances divinos: Conviértete en una mujer que sabe recibir. Una mujer que sabe recibir con gracia nunca dejaría de recibir un cumplido, respondiendo que su pelo está sucio después que su novio o esposo le dice que lindo luce su peinado. Ella recibe regalos con gratitud, diciendo, “Gracias,” en vez de, “No había necesidad.” Si alguien le ofrece ayuda, ella recibe la ayuda con agradecimiento. ¿Por qué es tan importante el saber recibir en un romance? Porque a los hombres les encanta agradar a sus mujeres, y cuando la mujer esta mas dispuesta a recibir los esfuerzos del hombre, el se esfuerza aun mas para agradarla, y ella lo inspira a buscar maneras de hacerla sentir feliz. Había un tiempo cuando se pensaba que el verdadero amor solo pasaba en cuentos de hadas o en las películas, pero ahora se puede crear con su propia magia. Especialmente si tienes las habilidades que necesitas.

24.7 libras El consumo per cápita de dulces por estadounidenses en 2010.

$17 millones El valor total de producción nacional de rosas cortadas en 2010.

24,973 Numero de tiendas de joyería en los Estados Unidos en 2009.

2.1 millones El número de matrimonios en 2009. California ocupo el primer lugar en matrimonios.

28.7 y 26.5 La edad media del primer matrimonio en 2011 para hombres y mujeres, respectivamente.

53.1% El porcentaje total de adultos que informaron haber estar casados en 2011.

69% Porcentaje de personas 15 años y mas en 2011 que habían estado casados en algún momento de sus vidas - ya sea actualmente o previamente.

6.2% El porcentaje de mujeres casadas al menos 50 años en 2009.

8 La mediana de duración, en años, de los primeros matrimonios que terminaron en divorcio.


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Dating safety: Don’t let them steal more than your heart ARA

When your grandparents started dating, chances are they knew each other already or had mutual friends. In those days, a blind date - going out with someone you hadn’t met or knew nothing about - was a rarity. Today, with the boom in online dating, going on first dates with strangers is commonplace, while dating a friend seems like the “old-fashioned” approach. Plenty of people find love online every year, but when you’re dating a stranger, it’s important to take steps to ensure the only thing they steal is your heart. Online dating, and other forms of blind dating, require extra caution to protect your personal information from those who might use it without your permission. Safely connecting online Joining one or more dating websites can be a great way to meet people you might enjoy spending time with. Yet, nearly half of online daters fail to verify the authenticity of a potential match before communicating, according to a survey conducted by Impulse Research on behalf of ProtectMyID. By following some basic safety guidelines, you can help ensure the experience is as positive as possible and minimize the risk of being targeted by cyber criminals who frequent dating sites. First, be careful what you share in your profile. Never provide your full name, phone numbers, personal email addresses, home address, or other potentially identifying information such as where you work. Use the website’s built-in tools for contacting and communicating with other members. Be wary of requests for personal information such as where you bank or what you are doing 24/7. And,

Online dating, and other forms of blind dating, require extra caution like meeting in a public place if you’re meeting for the first time.

be careful to not reveal potentially valuable information, such as your mother’s maiden name (a frequently used identifier for online accounts). These warnings sound obvious, but be alert that the information doesn’t reveal itself in obvious ways. Scammers might make a request for a banking recommendation, or an inquiry as to where your family is from. No matter how convincing the story, never respond to a request for money or financial information. Instead, report the individual to the website’s security team; there’s never any reason for someone you’ve just met (or haven’t yet met) to make that kind of request. While you’re bringing so many new people into your life, keep an eye on your credit and financial accounts to ensure you detect fraud quickly. An identity theft protection service like ProtectyMyID can help you monitor your credit and know sooner if your identity has been compromised. ProtectMyID uses daily Internet scanning to determine if your information appears on suspect sites or chat rooms that specialize in trafficking stolen credit card numbers.

And, identity theft resolution agents provide personal assistance to resolve new identity theft issues. Communicating safely Once you’ve made initial contact, be smart and cautious in your communications. Don’t exchange private emails or engage in texting or instant messaging until you’ve gotten to know the person better through the website’s protected communication methods. When you’re ready to talk to each other, consider doing so through an online service like Skype or Yahoo Messenger, rather than exchanging phone numbers. These free services allow you to have a voice conversation over the computer without revealing something as personal as your cell phone or land line number. Meeting for the first time When you take the next step and meet in person, always take precautions. Meet in a public place and make sure a trusted loved one knows where you will be, who you are with and how long you expect to be there. Keep your cell phone handy and con-

sider arranging a check in with a trusted friend. Drive your own car to the meeting or arrange for your own taxi; don’t rely on your date for transportation. Adhere to the safety basics that you always have in place when you go out, including keeping personal items and your drink in your possession at all times and leaving unneeded ID like your Social Security card at home. If meeting your online date requires long-distance traveling, you need to be even more careful and smart. Make sure someone at home knows your travel plans and schedule. If you’re arriving at your destination by plane, do not accept a ride from the person you’re meeting and don’t agree to stay in their home. Instead, arrange for your own rental car or taxi and stay in a hotel. Do not disclose the location of the hotel until you’ve met the person and established a level of trust. Finally, if something doesn’t feel right or you feel pressured, end the date immediately. Trusting your gut can help protect you from an unpleasant or unsafe experience.


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La marca Kleenex insta nuevamente a los niños hispanos a que combatan los catarros “atrapando el estornudo” NEENAH, WISCONSIN

Por segundo año consecutivo, la marca Kleenex está instando a los niños hispanos a unirse a la lucha contra el catarro certificándose como Atrapa Estornudos. Esta vez, sin embargo, la marca también busca que mamá se una a la causa. Como estímulo, la marca Kleenex le está ofreciendo una oportunidad de ganarse una tarjeta premiada valorada en cientos de dólares, así como un año de pañuelos faciales marca Kleenex, mediante un sorteo nacional en www.atrapaestornudos.co.

“Estamos entusiasmados de continuar este programa, el cual ha demostrado ser muy exitoso,” dijo Ken Champa, gerente de marca asociado de la marca Kleenex. “Al involucrar a sus hijos el primer año pudimos convertir a un número grande de madres hispanas en usuarias del pañuelo facial Kleenex. Ya que está más consciente de las ventajas de la marca Kleenex, queremos hablarle más directamente, en una voz más adulta, acerca de cómo la tecnología Sneeze Shield ayuda a mantener las manos limpias a la vez que le ofrece una suavidad sin par.”

Con ese fin, la marca realizará un sin numero de eventos en tiendas alrededor del país diseñados a permitirle a las consumidoras Latinas a experimentar el producto y ver por si mismas por que los pañuelos faciales marca Kleenex se consideran los más suaves de los Estados Unidos. Una nueva página digital en el sitio web de los Atrapa Estornudos también estará dedicada totalmente a las mamás, ayudando a explicarles cómo funciona la tecnología Sneeze Shield. Una línea telefónica gratuita también ayudará a mamá a conocer mejor el programa.

Celebra el Día del Amor y Amistad con una cena hecha con chocolate

• 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 2 cups granulated sugar • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened roto en trozos • 2 cucharadas de aceite vegetal • 8 tortillas grandes de maíz

• Ajonjolí tostado

• 1 tableta (90 gramos) de Chocolate ABUELITA de NESTLÉ,

Love Struck Chocolate Bundt Cake

• 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa

• 1 paquete (3.98 onzas) de MAGGI Sofrito (base de tomate, ajo y cebolla)

• 1 cucharada de MAGGI Caldo Sabor a Pollo Granulado

Para más información acerca de cómo certificar a sus hijos como Atrapa Estornudos y de cómo participar en el sorteo, las madres pueden ir a www. atrapaestornudos.com o llamar sin costo alguno al teléfono 1-888-718-5569.

• 2 cups all-purpose flour

• 2 tazas de queso panela desmenuzado

• 2 cucharaditas de la salsa adobo de la lata de los chiles chipotles

La expansión del programa se anuncia a raíz del lanzamiento importante de un nuevo producto revolucionario que se realizó en el 2011 – el pañuelo Cool Touch de Kleenex – que refresca al hacer contacto con

la piel y provee una manera mejor de aliviar. El pañuelo, enriquecido con una fórmula exclusiva que contiene humectantes refrescantes, provoca una sensación fresca que ayuda a aliviar la irritación que causa el constante soplar de la nariz.

Ingredients: • Nonstick cooking spray

Ingredientes: • 1 taza de agua

• 2 chiles chipotles de lata en salsa adobo sin semillas y finamente picados

La campaña nacional incluirá una vez más una masiva estrategia de televisión, radio, relaciones públicas, marketing de base y digital dirigida a alistar a los niños hispanos a que se certifiquen como Atrapa Estornudos. Además de recibir un kit gratis** con juegos y actividades didác-

ticos acerca de la higiene apropiada a emplear cuando se tiene catarro, los niños que se certifiquen este año también tendrán la oportunidad de recibir premios adicionales incluyendo una bolsa de la marca Kleenex, playeras para niño y mama y una tarjeta que lo identifique como Atrapa Estornudo Oficial de la Marca Kleenex.

Preparation Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 40 mins Cool Time: 30 mins Yields 16 Servings

Nada dice “Te amo” mejor que un dulce chocolate. Dale a tu San Valentin y a tu familia el delicioso regalo de una cena hecha con chocolate. Empieza con las Enmolada de Abuelita. La salsa especial de chocolate derretirá sus corazones. Y para el postre, prueba el Bizcocho de Chocolate con Encanto de Amor. Tus seres queridos se enamoraran con ese pastel de chocolate con glaseado de chocolate. Enmoladas de Abuelita® Tiempo de Preparación: 20 mins Tiempo de cocción: 5 mins Porciones: 8

Sneeze Shield es una capa protectora propiedad de los pañuelos faciales Kleenex que retiene la humedad más tiempo. De todos los pañuelos faciales en el mercado, solamente la marca Kleenex ofrece Sneeze Shield en todos sus pañuelos.

• Cebolla picada • Cilantro fresco picada Instrucciones: PON el agua, el sofrito, los chiles chipotles, la salsa adobo y el caldo en una licuadora. Tápala y licua hasta que quede suave. PON la mezcla en una olla grande y agrega el chocolate Abuelita. Cocínala a fuego medio-bajo mezclando frecuentemente durante 5 minutos

o hasta que el chocolate Abuelita se derrita completamente y la salsa esté espesa; reserva y mantén la salsa caliente. CALIENTA el aceite en una sartén grande y fríe las tortillas uno por uno de 2 a 3 segundos por cada lado para ablandarlas. Escúrrelas sobre toallas de papel. Baña las tortillas en la mezcla de Abuelita y rellénalas uniformemente con el queso. ENROLLA las tortillas y colócalas en una bandeja para servir. Vierte la salsa restante sobre las tortillas y espolvoréalas con el ajonjolí. Decóralas con la cebolla y el cilantro; sírvelas inmediatamente.

• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract • 2 teaspoons NESCAFÉ TASTER’S CHOICE House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules • 4 large egg whites • 2 large eggs • 1 cup lowfat milk • Chocolate Glaze (recipe follows) • Fresh raspberries (optional) Instructions: PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Spray 12-cup Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray. COMBINE flour, baking cocoa,

baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter, vanilla

extract and coffee granules in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg whites and eggs. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Spoon batter into prepared pan. BAKE for 40 minutes or until

wooden pick inserted in cake comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; invert onto wire rack

to cool completely. Drizzle with chocolate glaze. Serve with raspberries. FOR CHOCOLATE GLAZE: WHISK together 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 cup NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Baking Cocoa, 3 tablespoons lowfat milk and 1 tablespoon melted butter in medium bowl until smooth.


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Mario Jiménez El Observador

Para la fidelidad En noche de luna llena coloque un trozo de raíz de la hierba Juan el conquistador debajo de los colchones del lecho matrimonial. Para tener suerte en el amor Se necesita: un ramito de flores de lavanda una rosa roja 2Manzanas 2 litros de agua mineral En día viernes por la mañana hierva los ingredientes, cuélelos y deje reposar por media hora. Acto seguido utilice la mezcla como enjuague después de bañarse. Al final rece la oración de San Valentín. Hágalo durante tres viernes seguidos. Para atraer el amor Si alguien le interesa se recomienda que consiga dos velas rojas de buen tamaño,

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Magias para el Amor escriba sus iniciales y las iniciales de la persona que le interesa en cada vela. Encienda las velas durante tres horas diarias. Si lo hace con fe y si la persona le conviene, entonces muy pronto se unirán. Hágalo por veintiún días consecutivos. Comience en día miércoles. Se reza la oración a San Antonio de Padua. Para felicidad en el matrimonio Compre un ramo de rosas amarillas o color naranja, escoja las más hermosas. En día martes o viernes, vaya a un río lago y láncelas al agua una por una pidiendo el favor que necesita. después al llegar a casa rece la oración a la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre y lo sigue haciendo a la misma hora durante siete semanas. Para encontrar la pasión Consiga un saquito “rojo” de lino o terciopelo, dentro de este coloque 7 flores de lavanda, 3 ramitas de ruda, una ramita de romero, nueve

peonías, media raja de canela, 25 hojas de hierbabuena y dos monedas de la misma denominación. Posteriormente porte el saquito en el bolso o en el bolsillo izquierdo. Comience a hacerlo el día de Luna nueva. Para contentarse con el ser amado Escriba en un papel con un lapicero de tinta roja el nombre de su pareja 21 veces, luego escriba sobre el nombre de su pareja su nombre, otras 21 veces. Acto seguido, deposite el papel dentro de un bote con miel de abeja. Hágalo en día domingo al medio día. Al finalizar rece la oración de San Valentín.

Comience en día viernes y al finalizar queme incienso de patchuli. Para sobreponerse de una ruptura amorosa Rellena la mitad de su almohada con flores de lavanda, cáscara sagrada y valeriana. Todas las noches antes de dormir rece la oración a Santa Elena y tome un té de hierba de San Juan.

Para atraer el amor de su vida Consiga un saquito de preferencia que sea de terciopelo rojo, dentro del mismo coloque raíz de patchuli, tres rajas de canela, un poco de hierba angélica, tres hojas de menta, cinco flores de lavanda, los pétalos de una rosa roja, un poco de almizcle, un poco de incienso san-

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gre de dragón y un poco de cascarilla.. Cuando esté listo lo cose y lo expone a la luz del sol por unas tres horas y otras tres a la luz de la Luna llena. Finalmente rocíele unas gotas de aceite o esencia de heliotropo y pórtelo consigo todos los viernes invocando la asistencia de San Antonio y San Valentín.

Recuerda Shaila a Rocío Dúrcal con “Tanto amor” en disco con mariachi

Para que el ser amado regrese Todos los días durante nueve días, récele una novena a San Antonio y otra a Santa Elena y ofrezca dos veladoras de ambos santos, si es para el bien y conveniencia de los dos, los santos le traerán de regreso al ser amado.

Ferreira para Emi Music.

México

mi nuevo ‘A mor eterno’, que describe esa pérdida.

La cantante Shaila Dúrcal recuerda a la fallecida Rocío Dúrcal, a través del tema “Tanto amor”, su propio “Amor eterno”, que incluye en el disco “Así”, con el que continúa el legado de su madre, pues incluye temas inéditos a ritmo de mariachi y banda.

“Pero a la vez, me da esa tranquilidad de saber que ella está feliz con todo lo que ha pasado. Sobre todo, ahora que todos en la familia estamos bien y por lo que he logrado en lo profesional. Todo lo que hago se lo dedico a ella”, destacó Shaila en conferencia de prensa.

“Es parte de mí, he crecido con la música mexicana. Nunca imaginé que iba a grabar un disco completo de mariachi, con dos temas a ritmo de banda. Ha sido una experiencia maravillosa y necesitaba dar ese paso, tener mi propia música regional mexicana.

“La pérdida de mi madre siempre ha estado muy presente conmigo, a pesar de toda la felicidad que tengo. La tristeza disminuye poco a poco para convertirse en melancolía. La canción ‘Tanto amor’ es como

“Así” es el primer álbum inédito de música regional mexicana que Shaila graba con el propósito de continuar el legado de la llamada “Española más mexicana”. Fue producido por ella y su esposo, Dorio

Shaila, quien por el momento no contempla la posibilidad de convertirse en madre, planea gira por Estados Unidos y Latinoamérica. Visitará México entre septiembre y noviembre.

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Cinequest 22 Scales New Heights

As a long-time champion of Maverick filmmaker talent, Cinequest Film Festival 22 (CQFF22) will carry on its storied tradition of providing cinema lovers an eclectic, unparalleled, and moveable feast of short, feature, and animated films, lively and enlightening forums, and special events, encompassing artists and innovators from the Bay Area, Hollywood, and North America to the far corners of the world. Cinequest 22’s usual slate of not-to-be-missed happenings include the widely attended opening and closing night parties, early evening soirees, and Writers Celebration. New to this year’s festival will be the Day of Empowering Voice, an indepth investigation/discussion of the ever-increasing interconnectedness of media and technology and its huge potential to democ-

ratize self-expression as a means to bring about positive, global-wide change. Another heavily anticipated premier event will explore the little-known marriage of two Silicon Valley/Bay Area passions: technology and epicurean excellence. High profile celebrity chef Michael Mina headlines this delectable tour of innovation, technology, and taste at the Silicon Valley Capital Club. Finally, Encore Day not only will give CQFF22 attendees a second chance to screen those films they missed during the festival, but also will introduce a fleet of gourmet food trucks on downtown San Jose streets, offering their mobile, delectable fare to all. Ticket, event and schedule information: • Complete lineup and schedule at www.cinequest. org.

Safe House

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Safe House cuenta con la participacion de Ruben Blades.

FAMILY STRAIN: Rachel Weisz stars in ‘The Deep Blue Sea,’ the closing film at this year’s festival. • Tickets and passes may be purchased by phone (408) 295-FEST (3378) or online at www.cinequest.org. • Sophisticated Droid,

Lady and the Tramp

Fechas de lanzamiento: Blu-ray y versión digital de alta definición ya esta disponible.

MOVIES

Una clásica historia de amor en la mejor tradición de Disney tiene lugar cuando una adorable cocker spaniel con mucho pedigrí llamada Lady, que vive una vida consentida, se enamora perdidamente de Tramp, un apasionado perro callejero sin ningún futuro. Aunque se divierten juntos a lo largo de varias citas, que incluyen una cena sentimental de espaguetis a la luz de la luna en el restorán de Tony, su relación se ve amenazada no solo por la lealtad de Lady a su familia humana y su bebé recién nacido, sino por la actitud irresponsable de Tramp que pone en problemas a Lady quien termina en la perrera. Pero Tramp, que tiene un gran corazón, se redime salvando al bebé de un peligro inminente y gana el amor de Lady y el afecto de su familia humana.

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El ganador del Oscar® Denzel Washington (American Gangster) y Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern) protagonizan Safe House. Washington interpreta al traidor más peligroso de la CIA, que deja atónita a toda la comunidad de espías con su aparición en Sudáfrica. Cuando un grupo de mercenarios brutales ataca la casa segura donde lo tienen en

prisión preventiva, un novato (Reynolds) se ve obligado a ayudarlo a escapar. En medio de los juegos del genial manipulador, la moral de su reacio protegido se pone a prueba y su idealismo recibe un duro golpe. Ahora, los dos deben conservar la vida para poder descubrir quién los quiere muertos. Safe House ya esta cines.


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LEGAL/CLASSIFIEDS

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560941 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Tires Unlimited-Campbell, LLC., Tires Unlimited Silicon Valley, 3744 Stevens Creek Blvd. San Jose, CA 95117, Santa Clara Co. Tires Unlimited-Campbell, LLC., 3744 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose, CA 95117. This business is conducted by a limited liability company, registrants began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 01/01/2000. “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.) Tires Unlimited-Campbell, LLC. Jeffrey Webb Slavich/President Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/06/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560949 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Law Office of Rajat P. Kuver, P.C. 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014, Santa Clara Co. Advanced Immigration Solutions, Inc. 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. This business is conducted by a corporation, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Advanced Immigration Solutions, Inc. Rajat P. Kuver/President Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/06/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560877 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Mermaid Housekeeping, 191 E. El Camino Real, Spc 306, Mountain View, CA 94040, Santa Clara Co. Efigenia Flores-Guzman, 191 E. El Camino Real Spc. 306, Mountain View, CA 94040. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Efigenia Flores-Guzman Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/02/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560841 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Kids 2 Kids Daycare, 2831 Humbolt Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95051 Santa Clara Co. Shaelon Morales, 2831 Humbolt Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95051. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Shaelon Morales Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/02/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560782 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, the shiny tree, 535 N. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301 Santa Clara Co. Maureen Tri, 535 California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 2/01/12. “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.) Maureen Tri Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/01/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560251 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Brite Dental-Campbell, 281 E. Hamilton Ave. Ste. 2. Campbell, CA 95008 Santa Clara Co. Dental Office of Steve Chu D.D.S., Inc. 418 Valverde Dr. So. San Francisco, CA 94080. This business is conducted by a corporation, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Dental Office of Steve Chu D.D.S., Inc. Steve Chu/President Feb 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 01/18/12. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218292 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Wing Hui/Jie Cai, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Wing Hui/Jie Cai, has filed a petition for

Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Abbey Hui to Abigail Yiu-Fay Hui. 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 names should not be granted on 04/10/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 08, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218114 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Lucas Frederick Corvi, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Lucas Frederick Corvi, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Lucas Frederick Corvi to Fred Lucas Corvi. 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 names should not be granted on 04/03/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 06, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218144 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Katherine & Andrew Liu, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Katherine & Andrew Liu, have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Shan Liu aka Sunshine Liu aka Natalie Shan Liu aka Natalie Sunshine Liu to Natalie Sunshine Liu. 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 names should not be granted on 04/03/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 06, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218039 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ramon Perez Iñiguez & Ma. Araceli Perez Flores, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Ramon Perez Iñiguez & Ma. Araceli Perez Flores , have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Kathya Perez to Kathya Perez Perez b. Araceli Perez to Araceli Perez Perez c. Raul Fernando Perez to Raul Fernando Perez Perez. 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 names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 03, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218107 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Ben H. Rashid, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Ben H. Rashid, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Ben Hossein Rashid to Ossie Fakour Rashel. 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 names should not be granted on 04/03/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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 Observa-

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com dor, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. Feb. 03, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV218105 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Jianxing Lin, Zhiyun Guan, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Jianxing Lin, Zhiyun Guan, have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Dan Lin to Angela Dan Lin. 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 names should not be granted on 04/03/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 03, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217497 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Tina M. Savitz, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Tina M. Savitz, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Dolores Lorraine Mitchum-Savits to Dolores Lorraine Savitz b. Ronald Lee Mitchum-Savitz Jr to Ronald Lee Savitz Jr. c. Noah Lee Mitchum-Savitz to Noah Lee Savitz. 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 names should not be granted on 03/20/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 26, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb.10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560805 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Monte Alban, 960 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95110, Santa Clara Co. Dorotea Oropeza, 585 E. Saint James St., San Jose, CA 95112. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 02/01/2012. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Dorotea Oropeza Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/01/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560773 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Flooring 911, 232 So. 31st. San Jose, CA 95126, Santa Clara Co. Felix J. Zepeda, 1701 Patterson, Ca 95363. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 2007. “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.) Felix J. Zepeda Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 02/01/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560681 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Eco Ad Bags, 1158 Theoden Cty., San Jose, CA 95121, Santa Clara Co. Vien Phan, 3585 Sandpebble Dr. Apt. #501, San Jose, CA 95136, Andrew Luna, 1158 Theoden Ct., San Jose, CA 95121 . This business is conducted by a general partnership, registrants have not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Andrew Luna Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/30/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560575 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Positive Empowering by Claudia Aguilera, 935 Asbury St., San Jose, CA 95126, Santa Clara Co. Claudia

Aguilera, 935 Asbury St., San Jose, CA 95126. This business is conducted by an individual, registrants have not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Claudia Aguilera Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/26/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560466 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, West Coast Classics & Customs, 590 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, Santa Clara Co. West Coast Classics & Customs, 590 West El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087. This business is conducted by a corporation, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 01/09/2011. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) West Coast Classics & Customs Brian Gomez/Secretary Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/24/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560112 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, D.T. Dental Laboratory, 3535 Ross Ave #103, San Jose, CA 95124, Santa Clara Co. Yevinlee Corporation, 3535 Ross Ave., San Jose, CA 95124. This business is conducted by a corporation, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 11/01/2005. “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.) Yevinlee Corporation Seung Chui Lee/President Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/13/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560112 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, INTRON, 3174 Fernside Square, San Jose, CA 95132, Santa Clara Co. Yang Lu, 3174 Fernside Square, San Jose, CA 95132. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Yang Lu Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/05/12. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217871 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Xuan Thi Tran, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Xuan Thi Tran, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Xuan Thi Tran to Xuan Thi Vo. 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 names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 01, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217869 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Chad Patrick Hidalgo, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Chad Patrick Hidalgo has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Chad Patrick Hidalgo to Chad Giovanni Hidalgo. 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 names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 01, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217861 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Thuy Thi Nguyen, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Thuy Thi Nguyen, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Thuy Thi Nguyen to Lauren Thuy Nguyen. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Feb. 01, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217755 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Yong Li & Hongyan Yang, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Yong Li & Hongyan Yang, have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Allison Ying-Nan Li to Yingnan Allison Li. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 31, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217712 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Connor Mitchell Hurley Bem, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Conner Mitchell Hurley Bem, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Conner Mitchell Hurley Bem to Samuel James Connor 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 names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 30, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217612 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Bee Chin Low, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Bee Chin Low, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Bee Chin Low to Michelle Bee-Chin Tam. 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 names should not be granted on 03/27/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 27, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217650 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Dennis Rakhamimov, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Dennis Rakhamimov, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Dennis Rakhamimov to Dennis Vartan. 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 names should not be granted on 03/20/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 30, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217533 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Sergio Aldana & Irma H Aldana, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Sergio Aldana & Irma H. Aldana, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Fabiola Carolina Aldana to (First) Fabiola (Middle) Carolina (Last) Aldana Villagrana b. Sergio Emanuel Aldana to (First) Sergio (Middle) Emanuel (Last) Aldana Villagrana. 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 names should not be granted on 03/20/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 26, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Feb. 03, 10, 17, 24, 2012. STATEMENT OF ABA DONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO. 560217 The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious business name(s). The information given below is as it appeared on the fictitious business name statement that was filed at the County Clerk-Recorder’s office. G6 Solutions, G6 Marketing, 10281 Torre Ave. Unit 803, Cupertino, CA 95014. Filed in Santa Clara County on 09/19/2008 under file no. 514434. G6 Solutions LLC, 10281 Torre Ave Unit 803, Cupertino, CA 95014. This business was conducted by a limited liability company. 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.) Grant Yang Jan. 20, 27; Feb., 03, 2012 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 01/18/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560503 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, 2 EN, 4102 Hamilton Park Dr. San Jose, CA 95130, Santa Clara Co. James Vuong, 4102 Hamilton Park Dr., San Jose, CA 95130, Ly G. Do., 1817 Poust Road, Modesto, CA 95358. This business is conducted by husband and wife, registrants have not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) James Vuong Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/24/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560484 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Liberty Tax Service #6341, 711 E. El Camino Real, Mt. View, CA 94040, Santa Clara Co. Ana Gonzales, 307 E. El Camino Real, Mt. View, CA 94040. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 01/24/2012. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Ana Gonzales Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/24/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560378 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Orange Tree, 3300 Cherry Ave, San Jose, CA 95118, Santa Clara Co. Joontack Lee, 3300 Cherry Ave., San Jose, CA 95118. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Joontack Lee Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/23/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560368 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Quick Delivery Networks, 1018 Pacific Ave, San Jose, CA 95126, Santa Clara Co. Victor Napan, 1018 Pacific Ave.,

FEB 10 - FEB 16, 2012 San Jose, CA 95126. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Victor Napan Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/20/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560281 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, J and L Auto Center, 1415 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054, Santa Clara Co. Sapientia Corp., 1415 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054. This business is conducted by a corporation, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 12/01/2011. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Sapientia Corp. Edgar Lujano/President Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/19/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560176 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Janitorial Board of Certification, 671 Aldo Ave #16, Santa Clara, CA 95054, Santa Clara Co. Corey Gabrielson, 580 N First St. #102, San Jose, CA 95110, Robert Chung, 671 Aldo Ave #16, Santa Clara, CA 95054. This business is conducted by a limited partnership, registrants have not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon . “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Robert Chung Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/17/12. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217349 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Librado Hernandez Garcia, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Librado Hernandez Garcia, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Librado Hernandez Garcia to Gabriela Hernandez Garcia. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of names should not be granted on 03/20/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 24, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217482 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Kathleen Rita Doyle, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Kathleen Rita Doyle, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Kathleen Rita Doyle to Kate Erin. 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 names should not be granted on 03/20/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 26, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217231 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Stefanie Berrelez, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Stefanie Berrelez, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Stefanie Berrelez to Stefanie Kyle Marshall. 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 names should not be granted on 03/13/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 23, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217127 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Rashid Shirmohammadi and Arezou Ravazi, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Rashid Shirmohammadi and Arezou Razavi, have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Rashid Shimohammadi aka Ray Shin to Ray Shir b. Samira Shirmohammadi to Samira Shir c. Sourena Shimohammadi to Sourena Shir. 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 names should not be granted on 03/13/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 20, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV217034 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Alice Betkolia, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Alice Betkolia, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Alice Betkolia to Alice Vartanian. 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 names should not be granted on 03/06/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 19, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV216888 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Liza Safdari, & Samim R. Safdari,, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioners, Liza Safdari and Samim R. Safdari have filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Liza Safdari to Safa Muhammad Al-Jailani b. Samim Romero Safdari to Abdallah Muhammad Haddad c. Mikail Tamim Safdari to Muhammad Shuaib Al-Jailani. 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 names should not be granted on 03/06/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 18, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 112CV216739 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Nickolas Paul Soto, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Nickolas Paul Soto, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Nickolas Paul Soto to Nickolas Sato. 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 names should not be granted on 02/28/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 13, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. SUMMONS (Family Law) NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (Name): AVISO AL DEMANDADO (Nombre): Rene Isidoro Villalobos


FEB 10 - FEB 16, 2012 You are being sued. Lo están demandado. Petitioner’s name is: Nombre del demandante: Margarita Bustamante Case Number (Número de caso): 611FL 005756 You have 30 CALENDER DAYS after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL120 or FL 123) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services Web Site (www. lawhelpcalifornia.org), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS CORRIDOS después de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citación y Petición para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL-120 ó FL-123) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefónica NO basta para protegerlo. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar órdenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte también le puede ordenar que pague manutención y honorarios y costos legales. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario un formulario de exención de cuotas. Si desea obtener asesoramiento legal, pónganse en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener información para encontrar a un abogado en el Centro de ayuda de las Cortes de California (www. sucorte.ca.gov), en el sitio Web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org) o poniéndose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. NOTICE; The restraining orders on Page 2 are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who

has received or seen a copy of them. AVISO; Las órdenes de restricción que figuran en la página 2 valen para ambos cónyuges o pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la petición, se emita un fallo o la corte dé otras órdenes. Cualquier autoridad de la ley que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas órdenes puede hacerlas acatar en cualquier lugar de California. NOTE: If a judgment or support order is entered, the court may order you to pay all or part of the fees and costs that the court waived for yourself or for the other party. If this happens, the party ordered to pay fees shall be given notice and an opportunity to request a hearing to set aside the order to pay waived court fees. AVISO: Si se emite un fallo u orden de manutención, la corte puede ordenar que usted pague parte de, o todas las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentas a petición de usted o de la otra parte. Si esto ocurre, la parte ordenada a pagar estas cuotas debe recibir aviso y la oportunidad de solicitar una audiencia para anular la orden de pagar las cuotas exentas. 1. The name and address of the court are (el nombre y dirección de la corte son): Sunnyvale Superior Court, 605 West El Camino Real Sunnyvale, CA 94087 2. The name, address, and telephone number of petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: (El nombre, dirección, y número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante si no tiene abogado, son): Margarita Bustamante 342 Los Padres Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95050 David H Yamasaki, Chief Executive Officer/Clerk Date (Fecha) March 11,, 2011 Clerk, by (Secretario, por) C. Sprugasci, Deputy (Asistente) NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served AVISO A LA PERSONA QUE RECIBIÓ LA ENTREGA: Esta entrega se realiza a. as an individual. (a usted como individuo) WARNING – IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING: California law provides that, for purposes of division of property upon dissolution of a marriage or domestic partnership or upon legal separation, property acquired by the parties during marriage or domestic partnership in joint form is presumed to be community property. If either party to this action should die before the jointly held community property is divide, the language in the deed that characterizes

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com how title is held (i.e. joint tenancy, tenants in common, or community property) will be controlling, and not the community property presumption. You should consult your attorney if you want the community property presumption to be written into the recorded title to the property. STANDARD FAMILY LAW RESTRAINING ORDERS Starting immediately, you and your spouse or domestic partner are restrained from 1. Removing the minor child or children of the parties, if any, from the state without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court. 2. Cashing, borrowing against, canceling, transferring, disposing of, or changing the beneficiaries of any insurance or other coverage, including life, health, automobile and disability, held for the benefit of the parties and their minor child or children: 3. Transferring, encumbering, hypothecating, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property, real or personal, whether community, quasi-community, or separate, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life; and 4. Creating a nonprobate transfer or modifying a nonprobate transfer in a manner that affects the disposition of property subject to the transfer, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court. Before revocation of a nonprobate transfer can take effect or a right of survivorship to property can be eliminated, notice of the change must be filed and served on the other party. You must notify each other of any proposed extraordinary expenditures at least five business days prior to incurring these extraordinary expenditures and account to the court for all extraordinary expenditures made after these restraining orders are effective. However you may use community property, quasi-community property, or you own separate property to pay an attorney to help you or to pay court costs. ADVERTENCIA – INFORMACION IMPORTANTE ADVERTENCIA: De acuerdo a la ley de California, las propiedades adquiridas por las partes durante su matrimonio o pareja de hecho en forma conjunta se consideran propiedad comunitaria para los fines de la división de bienes que ocurre cuando se produce una disolución o separación legal del matrimonio o pareja de hecho. Si cualquiera de las partes de este caso

llega a fallecer antes de que se divida la propiedad comunitaria de tenencia conjunta, el destino de la misma quedará determinado por las cláusulas de la escritura correspondiente que describen su tenencia (por ej. tenencia conjunta, tenencia en común o propiedad comunitaria) y no por la presunción de propiedad comunitaria. Si quiere que la presunción comunitaria que registrada en la escritura de la propiedad, debería consultar con un abogado. ORDENES DE RESTRICCION NORMALES DE DERECHO FAMILIAR En forma inmediata, usted y su cónyuge o pareja de hecho tienen prohibido: 1. Llevarse de estado de California a los hijos menores de las partes, si los hubiera, sin el consentimiento previo por escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte. 2. Cobrar, pedir prestado, cancelar, transferir, deshacerse o cambiar el nombre de los beneficiarios de cualquier seguro u otro tipo de cobertura, tal como de vida, salud, vehículo y discapacidad, que tenga como beneficiario(s) a las partes y su(s) hijo(s) menor(es); 3. Transferir, gravar, hipotecar, ocultar o deshacerse de cualquier manera de cualquier propiedad, inmueble o personal, ya sea comunitaria, cuasi comunitaria o separada, sin el consentimiento escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte, con excepción las operaciones realizadas en el curso normal de actividades o para satisfacer las necesidades de la vida; y 4. Crear o modificar una transferencia no testamentaria de manera que afecte el destino de una propiedad sujeta a transferencia, sin el consentimiento por escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte. Antes de que se pueda eliminar la revocación de una transferencia no testamentaria, se debe presentar ante la corte un aviso del cambio y hacer una entrega legal de dicho aviso a la otra parte. Cada parte tiene que notificar a la otra sobre cualquier gasto extraordinario propuesto, por lo menos cinco días laborales antes de realizarlo, y rendir cuenta a la corte de todos los gastos extraordinarios realizados después de que estas órdenes de restricción hayan entrado en vigencia. No obstante, puede usar propiedad comunitaria, cuasi comunitaria o suya separada para pagar a un abogado o para ayudarle a pagar los costos de la corte. Published. Jan. 27; Feb. 03, 10, 17, 2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 560132 The following person(s) is(are) doing

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Co. Lisa C. Young Hallenbeck, 2300 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant has not yet begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Lisa C. Young Hallenbeck Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 1/11/12. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 559342 The following person(s) is(are) doing business, Lang’s Piano Studio, 1014 S. De Anza Blvd. apt. 106, San Jose, CA 95129, Santa Clara Co. Lang Shanshan, 378 Van Buren Ave. Apt 109, Oakland, CA 94610. This business is conducted by an individual, registrant began business under the fictitious business name or names listed here in 07/22/2011. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Shanshan Lang Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/22/11. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 111CV216919 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maria Cristina Zaldivar, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Maria Cristina Saldivar, filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Maria Cristina Zaldivar to Maria Cristina Pucci. 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 names should not be granted on 03/06/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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.

LEGAL/CLASSIFIEDS Jan. 18, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 111CV216897 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Maritza Guizar, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Maritza Guizar, filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Corine Marie Mendoza to Corine Marie Guizar. 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 names should not be granted on 3/06/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 18, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 111CV216806 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Trisha Leigh Powers, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Trisha Leigh Powers, filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Trisha Leigh Powers to Trisha Leigh Keiser. 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 names should not be granted on 2/28/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 17, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court

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Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 111CV216608 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Sonu Iqbal, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Sonu Iqbal, filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Sonu Iqbal to Sonu Pillai. 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 names should not be granted on 2/28/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 12, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 111CV216590 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Fabian Gonzalez-ERA, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Fabian Gonzalez-ERA, filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Moises Adrian Gonzalez Corona to Moises Adrian 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 names should not be granted on 2/28/12 at 8:45 am, Room 107: 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. Jan. 12, 2012. Thomas Wm. Cain Judge of the Superior Court Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 03, 10, 2012.

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Está el Barça por segundo año consecutivo en la final de Copa del Rey Notimex Barcelona

El FC Barcelona, que cuenta en sus filas con el mexicano Jonathan Dos Santos, accedió por segundo año consecutivo a la gran final de la Copa del Rey, tras vencer por 2-0 (3-1 global) al Valencia en el Camp Nou. Los goles del triunfo fueron obra de Cesc Fabregas (16) y Xavi Hernández (81). De esta manera, reeditarán la final de 2009, ya que su oponente, será el Athletic de Bilbao, que logró ayer martes su clasificación al vencer 5-2 (8-3) al Mirandés de la segunda división B. En dicha ocasión, los “culés” se coronaron al ganar por 4-1. Lionel Messi de FC Barcelona.

En lo que respecta a la actuación del mediocampista “tricolor”, Dos Santos, se quedó esta vez en el banco de suplentes, luego de que en el partido de “ida” disputara 10 minutos.

Con el 1-1 cosechado en la “ida”, el Valencia no tardó en presionar y desde el silbatazo inicial, trató de complicarle la salida al Barça, que fiel a su estilo, siguió intentando salir de su área con el buen control de balón. Ante la dificultad de salir tocando, el argentino Lionel Messi le mandó un pase a profundidad a Cesc, quien le ganó la espalda a su marca y enseguida superó al portero brasileño Diego Alves en el mano a mano para abrir el marcador a los 16 minutos. Con esto, los “ches” perdieron el orden y su rival generó más ocasiones, mismas que desperdiciaron, sin embargo, se vieron más cómodos sobre el campo, motivo por el cual el conjunto visitante debió atacar con el contragolpe. Para la segunda mitad, el Valencia trató de sorprender con su velocidad,

Jordi Alba se escapó y solo ante José Manuel Pinto desperdició la oportunidad. La respuesta “blaugrana” no tardó en llegar y ante una insegura zaga pusieron a trabajar al guardameta visitante, quien hizo gala de sus reflejos y salvó a los suyos con un par de buenas atajadas. Los pupilos de Unay Emery no se rindieron, siguieron luchando pero al no poder generar peligro, la desesperación se reflejó en el galo Sofiane Feghouli, que debió ser expulsado por un manotazo sobre Carles Puyol al minuto 76. Con el marcador a su favor y la ventaja numérica, el club catalán adelantó sus líneas para sentenciar la eliminatoria y al 81, el “cerebro” Xavi mandó “guardar” el balón al fondo de la red para convertirse nuevamente en finalista de la justa copera.

El Juego de Estrellas de la NBA, será en Houston el 2013 Notimex Nueva York, NY

Ell Comisionado de la Asociación Nacional de Basquetbol (NBA), David Stern anunció que la ciudad que albergará la 62 Edición del Juego de Estrellas, de este circuito será Houston, Texas.

la capital del basquetbol mundial, ya que el Juego de Estrellas de la NBA, es una magnífica celebración de nuestro juego y quiero agradecer públicamente a la ciudad de Houston y al equipo de los Cohetes”.

En conferencia de prensa, el Comisionado de la NBA señaló que la fecha en que se escenificará dicho partido, será el 17 de febrero de 2013 en el Toyota Center de esta ciudad texana, sede de la escuadra de los Cohetes de Houston.

Stern recordó que la última vez, en la que esta ciudad albergó un Juegos de Estrellas, “tuvimos un gran éxito, por lo que ahora queremos colocar la vara mucho más alta, además de que nos alegra el saber que el Toyota Center, será el primer estadio de del estado de Texas, en ser dos veces sede de este encuentro.

Stern resaltó que “Houston es una ciudad espectacular en el ámbito deportivo y por una semana será

Esta será la tercera ocasión en la que el Juego de Estrellas de la NBA, se celebra en la ciudad de Hous-

ton. La primera fue en el año de 1989 y en esa ocasión en el encuentro efectuado en el Astrodomo, el equipo de la Conferencia del Oeste fue quien se llevó el triunfo al vencer a la escuadra de la Conferencia. El jugador más valioso fue Karl Malone, del Jazz de Utah. La segunda vez que Houston albergó el Juego de Estrellas fue en el 2006. El premio al Jugador Más Valioso del partido se le concedió a LeBron James, quien en ese momento militaba con los Caballeros de Cleveland. Para este año la edición 61 del Juegos de Estrellas, de la NBA, será en la ciudad de Orlando, del 24 al 26 de febrero.


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TECHNOLOGY

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you give. Think about the recipient’s favorite colors you don’t necessarily have to go with pink and red just because those are emblematic of the holiday. If you’re stumped for which flowers

Like most things in modern life, romance has gone online. People update their love lives by setting their status to “in a relationship,” “engaged” or “it’s complicated” and online dating is now as common as getting set up by friends - if not more so. However, when it comes to telling your special someone how you feel about them on Valentine’s Day, think traditional, rather than digital. On a holiday that celebrates our most genuine feelings, the world of online greetings lacks important personal connections. In fact, a recent survey, conducted on behalf of premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt, showed the majority of women (57 percent) like to receive traditional gifts on Valentine’s Day, such as chocolates or flowers. However, it’s important to remember that you should buy carefully. Pay attention to the quality of the items you give, make a

you need some inspiration, consider choosing a photo of you with the person you’re writing to and telling them about your good memories of when the picture was taken. • Chocolates. Make your gift stand apart by putting a little added thought into it. Start by choosing premium

The majority of women like to receive traditional gifts on Valentine’s Day, such as chocolates or flowers connection with your loved one’s favorite things, and your gifts will be as unique and special as the person who is receiving them. Keep these ideas in mind as you shop for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day: • Handwritten cards. What could be more meaningful than a heartfelt expression of love? Whether you’re telling a family member you’re thankful for his or her love over the years, or detailing all the ways you love your significant other, taking the time to carefully craft a note just for that person is a great idea. You can be sure they’ll treasure it. If

chocolate, like Lindt, which is made with the finest ingredients and is sure to be the perfect gift option for everyone on your Valentine’s Day list. Secondly, think carefully about the preferences of the person you’re giving the gift to. If your spouse loves traditional flavors, such as milk chocolate, give him one of Lindt’s LINDOR Gift Hearts, which are filled with smooth-melting truffles. And since the survey revealed the majority of women wish a “Happy Valentine’s Day” to friends and family in addition to their significant other, don’t forget to surprise them with something special as well.

Consider giving your mom or dad a seasonal bag of truffles with flavors such as Lindt’s limited-edition milk chocolate with a white chocolate center. And surprise a friend or co-worker with a ready-to-gift option, like a LINDOR Mini Gift Heart, which is a great choice. • Jewelry. The idea of giving jewelry might seem confined to a man giving a gift to a woman. But actually, anyone can give and receive jewelry - you might just need to adjust your thoughts on what falls into that category. For example, a handsome watch or playful cufflinks that perfectly match your man’s style can be a great gift. Husbands shopping for their wives can often feel overwhelmed by the amount of style options available, but taking a creative approach to shopping can make it easier to find just the right thing. Take some snapshots of her favorite pieces on your phone and bring them along to the jewelry store. Together with a sales assistant, use the photos to pick out something that will suit her perfectly. • Flowers. Skip the basic blooms and put a bit more thought into any bouquet

to buy for your mother, ask your dad whether he knows her favorite blooms, or ask a florist to help you choose flowers with special meanings. Of course, you can feel

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free to say “Happy Valentine’s Day!” on your sweetheart’s “wall,” but giving a heartfelt, timeless gift will make the holiday one to remember. For more classic gift ideas, visit Lindt.com.


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Mostrará Salón Victoria una nueva faceta Notimex México

Para arrancar sus presentaciones de este año y mostrar una nueva faceta, la banda de ska Salón Victoria ofrecerá un “showcase”, con el que dará un adelanto de su más reciente disco y dará a conocer a sus nuevos integrantes. En entrevista con Notimex, Cheko Mendoza, baterista y líder de la agrupación, dijo: “andamos un poco ocupados, porque queremos lanzar nuestro nuevo material en el mes de marzo”.

Adelantó que sus seguidores podrán escuchar una nueva canción a finales de febrero o principios de marzo, “aunque la placa no esté lista físicamente, pero esperamos que algún tema ya suene en la radio o rote un videoclip”. Agregó que continuarán siendo ocho integrantes, Hugo Reyes, Juan Carlos Aquino, Paco Becerra, Juan Pérez, Tulio Gamez, Gerry Rosado y Carlos Ramos, además de Cheko Mendoza, el líder. De la nueva producción,

adelantó que contiene una canción titulada “El tren de la muerte”, “habla del transporte que viaja desde Sudamérica hasta la frontera con Estados Unidos, obviamente temas de corazones rotos y amor, que eso es muy humano”. Sobre el sonido, indicó que todos coincidieron que deben ser temas bailables, con la característica de Salón Victoria, “es como una celebración de nuestra lucha personal, el festejo de seguir cantando y hacer música”.


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