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THIS WEEK San Bernardino celebrates grand opening of new sbX bus line

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Members of the community exit the sbX bus on the corner of E Street and Court in celebration of the new bus line for the city.

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By Jazmine Collins undreds of supporters flocked to downtown San Bernardino in celebration of the grand opening for the new

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sbX bus line set to start service on April 28, 2014. The celebration included a pep rally, which effectively drowned out cowbells and chants from small group of protesters opposing the rapid transit bus

line; a crowd that Leslie Rodgers, FTA Regional Administrator of the Region IX Office, referred to as “background noise.” sbX cont. on next page

Second annual Edward James Olmos Book and Family Festival set for May 3

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April 24, 2014

Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown Tackles Issue of Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

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Book lovers of all ages are invited to visit the second-annual festival which will be held at Cal State San Bernardino. with authors and other great activ- James Olmos Latino Book and By Jazmine Collins ities at Cal State San Bernardino. Family Festival on Saturday, May et ready for a fun-filled, The university, along with the 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at book loving day of story- John M. Pfau Library’s Latino the Books cont. on next page telling, meet and greets Literacy Now project will be hosting the second-annual Edward

stakeholder meeting was held to discuss the process of implementing AB 60, a new law that allows the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants beginning January 1, 2015. The first meeting was held at the District Office of Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown and included representation from the DMV, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Consulado de Mexico, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC), Latinas Educated And Empowering Communities, and Centro del Immigrante (Cdell). “As our state begins to advance immigration reform, our implementation of AB 60 will be an indication as to how we, as leaders, ensure that laws like this are not used to discriminate nor punish based on immigration status,” said Assemblymember Brown. California is home to the largest immigrant population in the nation. According to a 2011 census report, California’s immigrant population represents nearly 2.6 million of the nation’s 11 million total. In California, undocumented immigrants account for seven percent of the total population and nine percent of the state’s workforce. Given California’s large immigrant population, stakeholders expressed a concern for immigrants becoming a target of abuse by law enforcement and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency due to the special identification symbol that’s embedded on the license. However, stakeholders were reassured that under AB 60, law enforcement officers are not permitted to target immigrants for criminal investigation, arrest or detention based on their immigration status. DMV offices currently offer literature and free online pre-testing for individuals seeking to take advantage of AB 60. The tests and literature are available in ten different languages. Once the driver’s license application becomes available, a workshop will be held by Assemblymember Brown and key stakeholders to give constituents an opportunity to learn more about obtaining a California driver’s license under AB 60.


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Students from San Bernardino High School and other members of the community celebrated the new sbX bus line.

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Former mayor Pat Morris came in full bike riding gear to celebrate along with current Mayor Carey Davis who led a pep rally at the sbX grand opening celebration with his bullhorn in hand. sbX cont. from front

“Today is an historic moment for public transportation in San Bernardino county,” says Alan Wapner, Board Chairman for Omnitrans. “It’s really a first step into the future and for the next generation of public transportation. This is just a beginning for us.” Celebrations also included a ride along that hosted San Bernardino

Mayor, Carey Davis along with former mayor Pat Morris, whom showed up in full bike-riding gear in support of public transportation. “It’s a great day in San Bernardino and I am really proud to be part of this celebration. I had an opportunity this morning to be one of the first riders of the sbX with former Mayor, Pat Morris and I want to thank him for his leadership that he has provided our community

throughout the many years that he has been a resident and citizen of San Bernardino.” “I appreciate public transportation and the value it can be to the community. I enjoy riding the Metrolink and I’ve enjoyed riding the bus this morning because it gives us an opportunity to come together and unify us as a community,” continued Davis. The project included the construc-

tion of 16 new stations and four park and ride locations along the 15.7 mile corridor, strategically placed along key, high traffic areas near universities, commercial areas, entertainment districts and medical facilities. The 60-foot buses run on Compressed Natural Gas and offer a solution to reduce vehicle congestion while being a more environmentally friendly, cost effective alternative for San Bernardino commuters. Buses come equipped with 110volt electrical outlets and free wifiperks that OmniTrans hopes will entice a new type of rider for the bus system. Each bus offers closed

circuit video cameras that send a live stream to security officials for additional safety. The stations have convenient e-ticket vending machines and digital message boards displaying real-time arrival and departure. The stations also include emergency telephone services for enhanced security. The SBX will be operating on weekdays only from 6:00 am to 10:00 p.m., operating in 10-minute intervals during peak times and every 15 minutes off-peak. The system is projected to accommodate approximately 5,600 people per day during its first year in service.

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A cake replica of the new sbX bus was included as the festivities continued in downtown San Bernardino.

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More than 50 award-winning authors are expected to read, present and sign books for attendees during the Latino Book and Family Festival at CSUSB. Books cont. from front

antos Manuel Student Union’s Events Center and Lobby. Readers and writers can gain valuable information during the event. The festival will include Latino authors who will speak about their books and workshops that will provide insight on how to write and publish a book. Thousands of books are expected to be given away as prizes during the event. This full day of learning and entertainment is free to the public and includes free parking in Lots D and E. Multicultural Music Tree, by Jose Ledesma is set to kick off performances at 11:00 a.m. Maribel

Puentes, Danza Azteca Tlazolteoti and Ballet Folklorico Tierra de Mi Padre are just a select few of those performing on-stage at the event. Local food vendors will be providing excellent food at reasonable prices. El Original Huichos Tacos and Carl’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice are expected to be at the event, along with other food concessions. The festival is bringing more than 50 award-winning authors to the campus in an effort to promote literacy and education. Authors will read, make special presentations and sign books. About 500 students from the San Bernardino City Unified School District will be recognized for their reading achievements, and the winners of the Latino Essay and Art Contest announced.

The Latino Book and Family Festival Committee consists of representatives from across the CSUSB campus and the community, including: Michael Arteaga, Kamerin Bateman, Cesar Caballero, Gloria Chavez, Iwona Contreras, Jessie Felix, Erika Flores, Danny Morales, Loraine O’Campo, Anthony Robles, Yari Tabares, Martin Valdez and Felix Zuniga. For more information about this event, visit www.facebook.com/IELBFF or contact Cesar Caballero, chair of the event committee at (909) 5375102. For vendor booth information, contact Iwona Contreras at 909-537-3447 or icontrer@csusb.edu.

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Cesar Caballero, Dean/University Librarian at CSUSB Pfau Library.


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Words to think about: Four Ethnic City of Colton Clean-Up Day a Success!! Groups still behind modern times

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By G. W. Abersold Ph.D

y any measurement our earth is a modern world. We don’t want any country left behind. However, I want to share with you four ethnic groups that are far behind. I have visited them, shared time with them and studied them. They are: the ABORIGINALS of Australia. The TARAHUMARAS of Mexico. The MAASAI of Eastern Africa. The AUCA INDIANS of Brazil. Anthropologists believe that the Aboriginals of Australia have the earliest history of any people on earth. They originated in the Serengeti desert and migrated to Australia many thousands of years ago. Australia is a strange country in that the outer borders of the continent are civilized and modern. From Cairns to Sydney on the East, to the South with Melbourne and Adelaide, to the West and Perth. But the center is mainly desert, dry and inhabited mainly by aboriginals. They have no written language; only an oral one. The colonization of the country began in the early 1800’s. Two movies, “Crocodile Dundee” and Tom Sellack’s “Quigley Down Under” give excellent descriptions of the aboriginals. I spent some time with them in Alice Springs and Kuranda, I was aware of in two unique aspects of their lives. First, was their dependence on dreams. The more than 500 tribes all depend on dreams that define their beliefs and ways of living. The dreams depict their lives be-

fore birth and after death. Second, is their use of didjeridu. This is a long tube that they blow with the lips like a trumpet. The sound is eerie and melancholy. I found them to be sociable, friendly and easy to communicate with. There was also a decided dislike for most white people. Justifiably so. The Tarahumara Indians of Northern Mexico are about as primitive as anyone can be. More native than Aztecs and the Mayas, they were never conquered. Only a few thousand remain today and they are settled in the Barranca de Cobre-Copper Canyon. Poverty is a weak word to describe their living conditions. Most of them live in caves and their food staples are meager-corn and beans. They do grow a few vegetables and their meat supply is supplied by the men. Tarahumara men are noted for their running ability. They are marathoners. Long distance runners. They can run down deer. The deer give up before they do. Education is non-existent and religion is determined by shamans. The biggest threats to their lives these days are the Mexican drug lords. They want their lands and minerals. The MAASAI of Eastern Africa are a majestic people. Many of them, both men and women, are six feet or more tall. They stand straight as a pole. For thousands of years their ancestors have lived in Kenya and Tanzania. The area is called “The Cradle of Mankind.” Throughout the areas of land they still have, the huts are scattered, usually about ten to a unit. The chief keeps a wife in each hut. His family herds the cows. Unique to all Maasai is the wearing of red. It identifies them. Peace loving by nature, they are natural enemy of lions. It is said the “king of the jungle” is afraid of all Maasai. I found them distinctive in cities like Nairobi, Kenya. Their height and the color of their clothes. Culturally they have their own language; abhor the white man’s laws,

education and religion. They are independent and want to stay by themselves. The most exciting visit I’ve had with primitive people was the Auca natives of Ecuador and Brazil. Their name means “savage.” In January, 1956, five missionaries were massacred in the jungle. The group’s leader was Nate Saint, known as the “Jungle Pilot” for the Missionary Aviation Fellowship. They were all killed by the Auca. A few years ago I went to the Amazon jungle by long boat and stayed several weeks in a grass hut on a bluff above the river. No protection or light-except kerosene lamps. Food was cooked by charcoal. We hiked, fished, and explored the area. On one trip, six of us hiked about five miles to and Auca village. Supposedly they were friendly. They were. They taught us how to use their blowguns with poisoned darts. Animals and humans were paralyzed by the darts. Then killed, as were the missionaries. We had taken items to barter with. They had no use for Brazilian or U.S.A. currency. One day I noticed the wristband on the chief. It was from the skin of a jaguar. I offered money for it but he refused. He wanted my tennis shoes. Fortunately I had a pair of flip flop sandals with me. By the way, I still have the wristband. All the natives wore loin clothes, with nothing above. Their tribal unit was based on their family. All of the four groups have several things in common. 1) They are primitive. 2) They have their own language. 3) They have religious beliefs. 4) As we see them, they are uneducated. 5) The family structure is strong. 6) Their way of life is satisfying to them. 7) Our modern way of life is slowly but surely, diminishing their numbers. Amen. Selah. So be it.

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Colton Public Works staff removing debris during Colton Clean-up Day he City of Colton Public Works Department coordinates two annual Community Clean-up Days a year, one in April and one in October. This past weekend was the annual Spring Community Clean-up Day held April 12, 2014 from 7am1pm. Residents of the City of Colton are given the opportunity to dump their bulky items, metal and green waste for free. Saturday’s event was located on the corner of Valley Boulevard and Meridian Avenue in an empty dirt lot. Several large bins were delivered on site by Republic Services, Colton’s trash hauler. This event successfully collected 89.81 tons of refuse and 7.23 tons of green waste. 164 residents participated. Community Clean-up day is coordinated with the support of the Public Works Department, County of San Bernardino Household Hazardous Waste, and the City of Colton’s Police Explorers. Each department plays an important role in the cleanup. Public Works keeps the dumping location clean and coordinates with Republic

Services to make sure the bins are being emptied throughout the event. Household Hazardous Waste sets up a table with information about what items are considered hazardous waste, what items cannot be dumped during the clean-up, and what locations they can be disposed of. City of Colton Police Explorers coordinates all the vehicle checks-ins and verify residents status before accepting any items. “Offering bulky item pick up gives our community an opportunity to clean up items that may be sitting around in the garage, or taking up space in the house that residents may not want to pay to take to the dump. We want our residents to know they can also call Republic Services four times a year to have free bulky item pickup. Please call Republic Services at 909-422-0794,” said Jessica Sutorus, Environmental Conservation Supervisor. For additional information on Colton Clean-Up Day please contact Public Works at 909-370-5065 or visit our web site at www.ci.colton.ca.us/


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Jazmine Collins

Great words of advice led to a moment of self reflection and a shuffle in priorities.

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Let’s talk about work for a minute; maybe five. If you’ve read my previous columns, you know there are three things I’m passionate about: writing, videography, and skin. The third one always throws people off but it’s a great combination for me and one day it will all come together. Okay, well in all honesty, I left media during my quarter life crisis to pursue a career in skincare and makeup. That didn’t workout exactly like my twentysomethingish brain pictured it, so here I am. I tend to look to the older and wiser for words of wisdom in all three fields. I like to learn from anyone willing to dish out advice. I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine who’s been a writer/producer for about 25 years about writing for print and video. She always has the greatest insight and her last bit of advice before we hung up really resonated with me. Her words were, “Don’t get too wrapped up because it will consume you.” There is so much truth to that statement. And, in my case- too little too late. As any passionate professional will attest, the things you love will absolutely consume your every other thought. For me, the simple task of reading a book or watching a show is a completely different experience than that of someone who doesn’t

write or edit video. Example: I’m watching Man v. Food with the familia and sure, I may be physically staring at the screen like everyone else in the room, but my mind going a thousand miles per minute thinking, “Hey, that was a great intro.” or “That’s so awesome, He said cYOUlinary and not cULLinary.” or “Delectable? Why do they always say ‘delectable’? Who writes this stuff?” Sometimes my thoughts spill over and I end up asking my husband, “Rewind it really quick. Did you notice the audio is off?” or “That was a terrible jump cut!” - or something to that effect. His usual response is a quick rolling of the eyes. But he loves me so sometimes I do get the “just nod and agree” bit from him. I suppose it can be a double edged sword to find what you truly love to do. I can go for hours talking about words, computers and video. Just ask anyone who knows me well and I can guarantee they will tell you, “Don’t get her started because you wont get her to shut up!” After the conversation with my friend, I started thinking. I thought about how often I go to bed thinking about my kids and family versus work and projects. I realized that I and the people I surround myself with do have that one thing in common. Our work, our passion, consumes us. And it’s by choice. Have you ever had those days when you’ve got so much on your mind that you’re literally thinking about it in your sleep? It’s like you’re dreaming but you’re also running down your to-do list and checking off what’s been done and what needs to be done. Yes? No? Maybe? Happens all the time to me. Now I’m working diligently to find a balance between work, pastimes and home in order to not take away precious time with my family. My little one will only be three once, and my older one will only be 15 once. That’s more than enough reason to remember: It can wait. I don’t think I could ever go an evening without thinking about the things I’m passionate about; It’s not in my nature. But I’ve come to realize that what really matters is what I come home to. Moments with the ones I love are fleeting. Every day I’m reminded of how fragile life is and how silly it is to sweat the small stuff. God. Husband. Kids. Everything else will find its place.

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I was very shocked by our mayor people from talking saying the alMonday during the San lotted time was up for the public Bernardino City Council meeting. comments. I get the three-minute time limit but to suddenly say pubI couldn’t believe what I saw and lic comments are done when there heard. Many of us thought, as I were many more people that did, that maybe we would have a wanted to speak, was unacceptable decent new mayor, although as of behavior to say the least. Monday night, I realized we have just another version of bad, non- Yes, there were a lot of speakers caring, inconsiderate mayors. on the city shelter Monday, and rightfully so, although there were Mayor Davis left me with many others there to speak on other topquestions. ics.

Never have I ever heard of public The mayor’s job is to sit there comments having only so much and listen to the people of this city. time allowed. Yet Monday night, After all, we pay his wages and he Mayor Davis suddenly shut off works for the public not the other Baby boomers are aging rapidly. It is time for California to reconsider a ballot issue on end-of-life choices that allows death with dignity, not shame. If facing a painful terminal illness, freedom of choice of all medical options must be made available.

Many people who live in small, quiet towns are convinced that large cities are sinful. And they are right. Large cities are sinful because residents from those small towns flock to the large cities to do their sinning. Monrovia might be one of those small communities and I hope it never changes.

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and allow Monrovia to remain boring. From my house I can view up close the San Gabriel Mountains, which are quite dull. After all, they just stand there and offer no excitement. I love to gaze at them!

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And oh, the city’s storefronts are really boring. Imagine, no graffiti! We don’t even have any noisy bars to jar our ears with loud rap music. Yes, Monrovia is a boring town. Our downtown shops and the Oh, how I love it! restaurants I patronize offer no sensational allurement either. InDavid Quintero, My wish is that Monrovians who stead, they are staffed with friendly Monrovia want to do some hell-raising go people who greet each of their cuselsewhere to distract themselves tomers with unfailing cheerful-

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Does our mayor have a heart? That remains to be seen.

Monrovia a boring town? That’s OK with him

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Questions come to mind: Does he not care about animals? Does he not care about what the people of this city have to say? Does he not understand that we pay his salary? Or does he not understand that being a mayor can be taken away by the voters? It is called recall!

• End-of-life choices should be left to the individual, his family If interested, please contact Comand doctor. The choices should be passionAndChoices.org, or call guided by medical standards, not 800-247-7421. I ask that these issues be consid- the whims of politicians. ered: Dee Boyd, • Support for end-of-life choice is San Bernardino

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bad enough, there are clouds of fallout coming from this facility. This fallout contains what looks like fibers or ash. This fallout occurs at varied times and duration. I have complained to the AQMD twice and it would appear they are not eager to pursue this company for whatever reason. I suspect there is some serious health concerns here.

I am a Colton resident and this is something that has been bothering residents in the vicinity of the out-

door Swap Meet for a long time. It also affects the nearby shopping center and bothers us at the Metrolink EMF on Bordwell Ave. I have a theory as to why it hasn't been a big subject in the news yet. That is because of the Hispanic population in the area, these people for the most part do not like to complain about anything or make waves. The time has come where something must be done. Mike Brunelle, Colton

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Record-setting hoop coach Tom Morrow selected to Colton HOF

om Morrow got a job at Colton High School because he could speak Spanish. By 1947, he began a 24year tenure as the Yellowjackets' basketball coach, ultimately leading Colton to nine league titles. Many he coached wound up in the Colton Sports Hall of Fame. Morrow coached Colton HOF greats like Ken and Keith Hubbs, Camilo Carreon, Dennis Crane, Rich Dauer, Norm Housley, John Doty and Danny Carrasco. Broadway performer Johnny Brascia was on Morrow's 1951-52 teams. Morrow already had enough in his resume while still active to be inducted into the inaugural Southern California Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame of 1963. It took Colton 50 years but Morrow will be formally inducted into its Hall of Fame on April 25th. Morrow died in 1994. "The only question I have is what took Colton so long," said Morrow contemporary Kent Hayden. "For Morrow to be voted into the Coaches Hall of Fame while still coaching doesn't usually happen." Likewise, Hayden was voted into the Coaches HOF in 2000 after 32 years at Yucaipa High. Both coached against National Basketball HOF member Jerry Tarkanian when he was the Redlands High coach. Hayden played against Morrow's Colton team when he went to San Bernardino High. He later coached against him. "Mor-

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Former Colton High School coach Tom Morrow pictured with 1957 team with Ken Hubbs #23. row was always very formidable to go against." Roy Cook played on Morrow's first league championship team in 1952 when Colton was in the Citrus Belt League. Cook was Morrow's second player to be named first team All-CIF. Tom Williams was the first in 1950. "He was a father-figure to most of the kids whose own father's didn't have a formal education," recalled Cook during a phone interview from his

home in Saratoga, CA. Cook, 80 will travel to Colton to attend Morrow's induction. "He'd point out your mistakes and try to help you correct them. It was inspiring and enjoyable to play for him. When he'd call a play, it produced results." Cook's brother, Bruce later played for Morrow. Morrow's son, also named Tom, is not named for his father. "I am named after his first great player Tom Williams." The younger Mor-

row said it was intimidating playing as a sixth man for his father. He spent most of the 1970 season as a point guard passing to teammate Rich Dauer. He said his dad played baseball and basketball at Arizona State College (Northern Arizona State), before signing with the St. Louis Cardinals in an injury shortened career as a pitcher. Morrow came to Colton at age35. He previously coached and

taught in Douglas, Arizona and Los Angeles. During World War II, he worked at Lockhead. He was born in 1912 in Brice, Missouri which no longer exists. He led Colton to the CIF-championship game three times, once in 1958 with Ken Hubbs at point guard. "I saw my dad cry only once and that was when Ken Hubbs died," said Morrow. He said his dad was called the "Old Fox" because of his trick plays. "Usually, it was run, run, run. Fast breaks and full court press." Ted Housley and Ron Doty were both a part of many brother's who played for Morrow. Both admit to being the lesser known sibling. Norm Housley and John Doty teamed with Hubbs on the 1958 CIF semi-final team. "He was a big man. About 6-foot-4. He was a legend. You knew where you stood with him," said Ron Doty. "He once told me I didn't work hard enough. It still motivates me." Morrow also coached brother's Kirk and Craig Hubbs and Bobby and Danny Carrasco in baseball and basketball. Ted Housley said Morrow was the John Wooden of high school basketball, who could coach, teach and brought out the best in his players. "You knew who was in charge. He was a legend in his own time," said Ted Housley. "It was a great honor to play for him. He had some great teams. In 1961, I was not on one of his better teams."

Veteran youth baseball official, coach, manager, Ruben Acevedo picked for Colton HOF

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2014 Colton Sports Hall of Fame inductee Ruben Acevedo.

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ased on the many hours, days and years that Ruben Acevedo volunteered to the youth in Colton, he will formally inducted into the Colton Sports Hall of Fame on April 25th. Almost since its inception in 1952, Acevedo has been associated with the growth of Little League baseball in Colton. Starting as a player, then manager, coach and finally as an umpire. He umpired the Colton Mercuries semi-pro games. In 1983, Acevedo was selected as one of 12 umpires from a pool of thou-

sands from 11 states to officiate the Little League Western Regional's in San Bernardino. That year's West Region title game between Northern California and Nevada was one of the first to be televised nationally from San Bernardino. As District-21 umpire-andchief, Acevedo organized umpires into an informal association to insure quality and integrity over games held in Colton. He tried without success to form an official umpire's association. "We wanted to make sure that umpire's weren't just being picked out of the stands and that young ump's were getting

proper instruction." Acevedo's hall-of-fame plaque will read that he volunteered from 1966-1986. "Those were the years we could verify. I was not doing that with the intention of ever being honored. I remember hearing my daughter (Brenda) say she was going to submit my name for the HOF, but I didn't think I was good enough," said Acevedo. "When I heard that I'd been selected, I was surprised. I think it's because of the amount of time volunteering and due to my umpiring at the Western Regional. I'll represent those who spent the time but never got recognized. It's nice."

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Acevedo recalled that making the Colton Little League majors was a difficult feat when he played because there were once just four teams. "I played Little League minors and at Colton High played junior varsity baseball. I did run cross country and track two years at Colton." He pointed out that Little League was once Colton's only summer spectator sport. "There would be 500-600 people at allstar games. The snack bar would sell-out." He recently retired from the Colton Joint Unified School Dis-

trict as department head in maintenance where he was responsible for air-conditioning, ventilation and heating. As an umpire, Acevedo said that you can't be perfect. "Yes, I heard the fans saying things. That goes with the job. I think they appreciated me." Acevedo acknowledged that soccer is becoming more popular with youth and the beauty of baseball is being surpassed by the faster paced soccer. "Baseball is a skill sport. You don't see kids playing it on the street corners anymore."

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Colton: First and third Tuesday, 6 p.m.; 650 N. La Cadena Dr. Highland: Second and fourth Tuesday, 6 p.m.; 27215 Base Line. No meetings in August. Loma Linda: Second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. (check city Web site as dates are subject to change); 25541 Barton Rd. Redlands: First and third Tuesday, 3 p.m.; 35 Cajon St. Rialto: Second and fourth Tuesday, 6 p.m.; 150 S. Palm Ave. San Bernardino: First and third Monday, 3 p.m.; 300 N. “D” St.

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rrowhead United Way held a “Read with a Professional” event on Friday, April 11th for local elementary students. The event, which was held at Bradley Elementary School, helped students learn about different historical figures and their perseverance in attaining their goals. Students were able to hear stories about individuals with different disabilities and other stories from different cultures such as African American, Arabic, Asian, Cambodian, Caucasian and Dominican, just to name a few. Students also learned about various professions, how to get into college and what college is like. During the event, thirty professionals visited twenty-nine classrooms (Preschool- 6th Grade and Special Education) and had fortyfive minutes to read, talk about their professional/college experience and answer questions for the students. The volunteers were creative in sharing their professions. Many brought PowerPoint presentations, poster boards with pictures, gifts pertaining to their career to pass out to the students, and one nurse even brought her stethoscope to check the students’ heartbeat. A few individuals who shared their college experience brought pictures, brochures about their college, graduation sashes along with cap and gowns for the students to try on. This experience made going to college that much more tangible for the students. Jaiden Hernandez, 3rd grade female student said, “My favorite part was when the reader came and told us about her job. We asked her questions and she read us a new book." Thanks to Target, Arrowhead United Way was able to donate $1,000 worth of new books to Bradley Elementary School. Jennifer Pullen, Kindergarten Teacher said, “The kids really enjoyed the readers. They liked hearing about going to college and being able to ask questions about the different careers. The best part was the books we received for our classroom library! We hope to have more opportunities for the community to be part of our school culture." “Read with a Professional” was a success and Arrowhead United

education, was one of the professionals that volunteered to read to a 3rd grade Spanish class explained, “It was an unforgettable experience reading to the children, encourag-

ing them to continue their education and inspiring them to reach their full potential. I look forward to participating in similar events.” For more information about our

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Parent Resource Fair held at U.S. Grant Elementary School

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U.S. Grant Elementary in Colton helped connect parents and the community with useful resources such as, free books and screenings.

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Respiratory Care Specialist, Everardo Huerta conducts a breath exam during Colton Joint Unified School District’s Parent Resource Fair, held at U.S. Grant Elementary School.

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Children at the Parent Resource Fair enjoyed a day filled with popcorn, snacks and jumping balloon fun. By Jazmine Collins

arents and members of the community gathered at U.S. Grant Elementary School on Saturday, April 19 for a day of food, fun and learning at Colton Joint Unified School District’s Parent Resource Fair. Community resource organizations included the Colton Fire Department, Colton Library, Molina Medical, El Sol, Asian American Resource Center, Arrowhead Breath Mobile, the Probation Department, San Bernardino Public Health, San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department/Citizens Patrol/Explorer Program, Riverside County Migrant Program, Colton Coalition, San Bernardino County Indian Health and Walk for Life. Respiratory Care Therapist, Everardo Huerta of the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, provided free screenings at the Asthma Mobile Clinic, or “Breath Mobile” for attendees. “We bring the asthma specialty clinic from Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to selected schools. We

offer free asthma consultations for children 18 and younger,” says Huerta. Consultations include checking blood pressure, weight and basic pulmonary function testing. The mobile clinic also provided skin testing for possible environmental triggers. “It’s important to come to these events because many people and families don’t know about these services. There is a high prevalence rate for asthma; at least 10 percent per any given population. According to the CDC, 10 people die from asthma everyday,” continues Huerta. “These events really help us to spread the word.” Paula Flores of Relay for Life participated in the Parent Resource Fair to raise cancer awareness. “We just thought it was a really good idea to come out. Little kids really don’t get an idea about cancer awareness. They hear the word cancer but really don’t understand what it is and how there are ways of preventing it, so this is just a good way to come out and get the kids more involved,” says Flores. She also states that almost every child that approached her booth, has acknowledged knowing someone with cancer. San Diego Charger and Colton High School alumnus, Shareece Wright was a special guest at the event.

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homas was born October 29, 1923 in Barstow, California to Tomas and Consuelo Cabrera. He entered into rest on March 29, 2014. Thomas grew up in Colton, California and resided in Rialto. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cecilia, his brother Cristobal Guerrero, daughters Cynthia and Max Avilez, Anna Lemos, Rebecca and Tony Moreno,

Kathy and Mike Ornelas, and Maria(Teri) and Pat Daghlian. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Richard Sr. and wife Alma, brothers, Nick, Nacho, Lalo, Carmen; sisters, Lorenza, Mollie, Frenchie, Leonides, and Monie. Thomas served in the Army during World War II in the 821st Tank Destroyer Battalion and was wounded in Saint Lo, Normandy, France and received the Purple Heart. He graduated from Woodbury University in Los Angeles in 1947 and worked for the California State Board of Equalization for 35 years. During his lifetime Thomas volunteered with many youth and community organizations. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 4-8pm at Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary in Colton CA. Services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, April 7, 2014 at San Salvador Catholic Church in Colton, CA. Burial will follow at Montecito Memorial Park.


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San Bernardino Generation Now to hold first CommUnity Fest on May 31

By Cynthia Mendoza

n Saturday, May 31 San Bernardino Generation Now (SBGN), one of the Inland Empire’s newest youth driven political forces to be reckoned with, along with CHORDS and other partners, will be hosting CommUnity Fest a Perris Hill Park, an all day festival (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) designed to bring people together and foster political awareness and involvement. Founded in 2013, SBGN originated at the height of San Bernardino’s recent political turmoil that included a bankruptcy and a recall election. Many of the young people in the organization had already been actively involved in other community organizations but felt the need to create a fresh new voice for San Bernardino, and in particularly for San Bernardino’s youth. But this group also wanted to add a new component to that voice; the arts. As such, many of their efforts, including political ones, involve arts and music, and CommUnity Fest will be just one more example of that. The day will include live music from Inland Empire artists, such as indie folk bands, ballet folklorico, rappers and more. There will also be live art taking place, meaning artists will be painting and creating work on site, throughout the day, food vendors (including fresh produce), numerous non-profit booths, arts and crafts, horseshoes, a kids area and fitness classes including yoga and martial arts. Prior to the event, new restroom doors will be purchased, rotten wood replaced, and graffiti removed. But the number one purpose for hosting the event, apart from bringing people together will be to

increase political awareness and voter education. Invitations to attend have been extended to all candidates on the June 3 ballot as well as to every local elected official who represents the Perris Hill Park area. This will give constituents and voters an opportunity to interact with their current and upcoming leaders and express their concerns and needs. Thus far, the event’s biggest sponsors are Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and InTech but SBGN welcomes more sponsors and collaboration. They also welcome ideas and suggestions on how to make the event better. “This is for everybody,” said SBGN CommUnity Fest Chair Jennica Billins. “We welcome ideas to make it better.” There are four levels of sponsorship available: Community Sponsor ($500), Community Art Enthusiast ($250), Community Leader ($100) and Community Visionary (in-kind). “Bring your friends and family. There's something fun for everyone at CommUnity Festival,” concluded Billens. For sponsorship and event details call 909-254-5959 or email. Info@CommunityFests.com. For general information on San Bernardino Generation Now, visit Facebook page at their facebook.com/SBgenerationNOW PHOTOS COURTESY/SBGN

(Right) Members of San Bernardino Generation Now enjoy fresh air at Perris Hill Park earlier this month during their planning meeting for the upcoming CommUnity Fest coming up on May 31.

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The arts are a big part of San Bernardino Generation Now; SBGN member Michael Segura is shown here working on a mural project in the Del Rosa area.

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San Bernardino Generation Now volunteers take pride in their community by getting their hands dirty to help keep it clean. They are shown here during a Seccombe Park clean-up effort earlier this month.


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Mathewson dominates, Fontana’s Burk no-hits Kaiser Kaiser routs Fontana

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aiser senior starting pitcher Chris Mathewson didn’t have his A-Game on Wednesday, April 16, but that didn’t stop him from striking out 10 in just five innings during a 150 rout of Sunkist League rival Fontana High School. It is the fourth time in six starts that Mathewson, a pitcher whose fastball routinely reaches the low 90’s, struck out 10 or more batters. Mathewson’s command of his best pitch wasn’t as sharp as it normally is, but it wasn’t too evident as Fontana managed just one hit against him. “There were a lot of scouts here today and he pressed a little bit,” said Kaiser Head Coach Michael Spinuzzi. “Chris is a kid who has high expectations every time he steps on the mound. It wasn't one of his best outings but he got it done and that’s the most important thing.” The Cats offense scored in every inning, compiling 22 hits in the game as 17 different players notched at least one plate appearance. Senior Ryan Mota led the way with a 3-for-5 performance that in-

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Kaiser starter Chris Mathewson struck out 10 over five innings of a 12-0 win over Fontana on April 16.

cluded a triple and five RBIs for Kaiser. Fellow senior Alex Valdivia also had three hits with two RBIs while five other Cats hitters collected at least two on the day. Sophomore Nathan Giessler came in and struck out four while tossing two innings in relief to close out the game. Kaiser (15-1, 7-0 League) completed the sweep of Fontana (9-7, 4-3) with an 8-0 win on April 18. Mota again led the way on offense with three hits, including a home run, but this time he struck out eight while pitching a shutout in the win. As for how he manages having so much pitching talent, Spinuzzi said, “It’s tough, we have a lot of good pitchers and it is going to continue to be that way for the next few years. We have players who could be a No. 1 at other schools. We have a lot of depth and just try to even it out.” Kaiser plays Colton twice this week on April 23 and 25 while Fontana faces Bloomington.

ontana pitcher Alyssa Burk continued her dominating season by tossing a no-hitter and striking out 10 in a 3-0 win over visiting Fontana Kaiser during Sunkist League action on April 18. Burk nearly tossed a perfect game, retiring the first two Kaiser batters in the seventh inning before Linda Garcia hit a hard grounder that took a tough bounce off short stop Angelina Gonzalez’s glove and made its way out to center to give the Cats their first base runner of the game. Things got tense for a brief moment when what looked like a routine pop out by April Perez was dropped by Burk between the mound and third base bringing the tying run to the plate. Burk gathered herself and struck out Yesenia Sanchez on three straight pitches to end the game and punctuate her strong effort.

“She started off and she wasn't at her peak,” said Fontana Head Coach Vanessa Castillo. “But once she stepped on the mound, it seemed like everything just took over after that. She found her rhythm and she was on fire.” Gonzalez ended up played a big part on offense, going 3 for 3 with two doubles while scoring all three runs for the Steelers. Fontana (12-5, 6-1 League) also defeated Kaiser 5-2 on April 16 and has now won six in a row heading into two Sunkist League games against Bloomington on April 23 and 25. As for what has been the key to the Steelers current hot streak, Castillo chalks it up to teamwork. “These girls have learned how to accept each other and play together,” says Castillo. “They back each other up,. If they make a mistake, they're there. If something goes good, they're there. Kaiser will look to bounce back in league while playing Colton twice on those same dates.

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Fontana pitcher Alyssa Burk tossed a no-hitter during a 3-0 win over Sunkist League rival Fontana Kaiser on April 18.

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Short stop Angelina Gonzalez went 3 for 3 with two doubles while scoring all three runs for the Steelers.

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Kaiser's Destiney Henderson tracks down a pop fly.


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Preps and College Roundup: REV manages season sweep of Cajon, Valley College softball makes playoffs

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yan Williams hit a two run homerun in the ninth inning and Blake Tuthill struck out eleven as Redlands East Valley beat Cajon 3-1 on Wednesday April 16. The extra inning affair between two of the top teams in the Citrus Belt League turned out to be a pitchers duel with Tuthill and Cajon starting pitcher Noah Jones. The latter struck out eight in 6 ⅓ innings of work, only allowing four hits and one run and Tuthill allowed two hits in nine innings of PHOTO/ANTHONY VICTORIA work. It appeared as if Cajon (11-7, 44) would come out as the victor REV starting pitcher Blake Tuthill throws a pitch during their when Shawn Neal’s lead off the CBL encounter with Cajon on April 16. fifth inning with a double and then would score on Mario Espinoza’s infield single with two outs. starter Jones getting replaced by A crucial error in the seventh Matt Acosta. After a sacrifice bunt proved to be the game changer for and groundout allowed Moreno to the Wildcats (14-4, 6-1). Scott move to third, Casey Sheehan hit Moreno led off the inning with a a groundball to second and should single, which led to cowboys have ended the game, but the ball

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he final event in the San Bernardino County Museum’s ArtMuse project, ArtJam, is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Museum visitors are invited to “be a part of the art” by making their own art during the program, which is included with paid museum admission. Event activities begin at 11:00 a.m. with family-friendly art making and an overview of recent program initiatives. Families with children, young adults, and seniors are especially suited to ArtJam creative experiences. From noon to 1:30, groups of artists and community members will facilitate art making that reflects their special place in their communities. Visitors are encouraged to join in, creating visual, literary and photographic art that reveals their experiences with place. Several art activities will be available from 11:00 to 3:00 for everyone to enjoy. Live music will round out the day, with performers to be announced the day of the event. The two-year ArtMUSE program, supported by a grant from the James Irvine Foundation, has offered a wide variety of workshops to encourage community involvement in the arts. This year, ArtMUSE community programs incorporated the CSUSB community and Manuel A. Salinas Elementary School to develop family activities in visual arts, film art, and literary art. The April 26 event at the museum is a collaboration between the County Museum, CSUSB, San Bernardino Generation Now, and San Bernardino Valley College. The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 am to 5pm. General admission is $10 (adult), $8 (military or senior), $7 (student), and $5 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org.

was dropped by the first baseman and the inning continued. Acosta managed to escape the inning without further damage. With the score 1-1 in the 10th inning, with Zach Kirtley, Williams’s attempted slash option, which is an attempt to either bunt or swing away, ended up over the left field fence that gave REV a comfortable 3-1 lead heading into the bottom of the inning. Anthony Cruz and Shawn Sweeney combined for the save to wrap up the victory. REV would manage to get a season sweep against the cowboys, winning at home by the score of 12-2 on April 18. SBVC makes playoffs for first time since 1998 A double-header sweep (10-2, 11-2) of Foothill conference rival Victor Valley meant that San Bernardino Valley’s softball team secured a second place finish and a spot in the CCCAA playoffs for the first time in sixteen years.

In the first game freshman leftfielder Erin Mosqueada went 3 for 3 with two runs scored and a run batted in (RBI) and sophomore first baseman Antoinette Armas went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI. Freshman right hander Alicia Morris (7-7) tossed four innings, giving up two runs (unearned), on three hits, and six strike outs. Courtney Leach earned the save, as she threw two innings of shutout ball, striking out one. Leach started game two and had a complete game performance, giving up two runs, on seven. She finished with three strike outs, earning her tenth with of the season. Freshman short stop Savanah Guzman went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBI’s and freshman second baseman Reyal Hernandez went 2 for 2 with a run and two RBI’s in the second game. Both games ended early due to the mercy rule.


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or Attorney: Petitioner Cresenio Andrew Guitterez, 3965 Pamela Dr., Chino, CA 91710. In Pro Per Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, 8303 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. PETITION OF: Cresenio Andrew Guitterez, FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: CIVRS 1401727 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: Cresenio Andrew Guitterez has filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Cresenio Andrew Guitterez to Proposed name: Chris Andrew Gutierrez THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: 5/6/14, Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept: R11 The address of the court is: same as noted above A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: El Chicano Dated: MAR 25 2014 JON D. FERGUSON Judge of the Superior Court Published El Chicano 4/3,4/10,4/17,4/24/14 E-5700

SUMMONS-UNIFORM PARENTAGE – PETITION FOR CUSTODY AND SUPPORT (CITACION JUDICIAL-Derecho De Familia) NOTICE To Respondent (Name): AVISO al Demandado (Nombre) MICHAEL VASQUEZ You are being sued. A usted le estan demandando. Petitioner's Name is: El Nombre del demandante es: VERONICA I. BELMONTEZ Case Number: FAMSS1303844 You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response to Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (form 1296.65) or Response to Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children (form 1296.81) at the court and serve a copy 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 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 waiver form.If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. Usted tiene 30 DIAS CALENDARIOS después de recibir oficialmente esta citacion judicial y peticion, para completar y presentar su formulario de Respuesta (Response form 1296.65) ante la corte. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no le ofrecerá proteccion. Si usted no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede expedir órdenes que afecten la custadia de sus hijos ordenen que usted pague mantención, honorarios de abogado y las costas. Si no puede pagar las costas por la presentación de la demanda, pida al actuario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exoneración de las mismas (Waiver of Court Fees and Costs). Si desea obtener consejo legal, comuniquese de inmediato con un abogado. NOTICE The restraining orders on the back are effective against both mother and father 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

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has received or seen a copy of them. AVISO Las prohibiciones judiciales que aparecen al reverso de esta citación son efectivas para ambos cónyuges, madre el esposo como la esposa, hasta que la petición sea rechazada, se dicte una decisión final o la corte expida instrucciones adicionales. Dichas prohibiciones pueden hacerse cumplir en cualquier parte de California por cualquier agente del orden público que las haya recibido o que haya visto una copia de ellas. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es) SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA 351 N. ARROWHEAD AVE BERNARDINO, CA SAN 92415-0245 The name, address and telephone number of petitioner's attorney, or petitioner without an attorney is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, or del demandante que no tiene abogado, es) VERONICA I. BELMONTEZ 1274 W. Carter Street Bloomington, CA 92316 Date (Fecha) AUG 13 2013 Clerk (Actuario), by CLAUDIA BUCK, Deputy Published El Chicano 4/10,4/17,4/24, 5/1/14 E-5703 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S No. 1384878-31 APN: 0154-221-07-0000 TRA: 7001 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx3522 REF: Rutherford, Suzanne IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED August 01, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 07, 2014, at Cal-western 1:00pm, Reconveyance Llc, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded August 09, 2007, as Inst. No. 2007-0464535 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Bernardino County, State of executed by California, Suzanne Rutherford, An Unmarried Woman, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the financial code and authorized to do business in this state: Near the front steps leading up to the city of chino civic Center, 13220 Central Avenue Chino, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4285 N Mountain View Ave San Bernardino CA 92407-3727 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $245,126.83. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off

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may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (619)590-1221 or visit the internet website www.dlppllc.com, using the file number assigned to this case 1384878-31. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. For sales information:(619)590-1221. CalWestern Reconveyance LLC, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 920229004 Dated: March 24, 2014. (DLPP-437252 Published El Chicano 4/17/14,4/24/14,5/1/14 E-5704

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S No. 1383785-31 APN: 0268-151-23-0000 TRA: LOAN NO: 107156 Xxxxxx8326 REF: Garcia, Rafael H. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED November 22, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 14, 2014, at 1:00pm, Cal-western Reconveyance Llc, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded December 05, 2005, as Inst. No. 2005-0909485 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Bernardino County, State of California, executed by Rafael H. Garcia, An Unmarried Man, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the financial code and authorized to do business in this state: Near the front steps leading up to the city of chino civic Center, 13220 Central Avenue Chino, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2759 June St San Bernardino CA 92407-6413 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $106,899.82. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The benefici-

ary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (619)590-1221 or visit the internet website www.dlppllc.com, using the file number assigned to this case 1383785-31. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. For sales information:(619)590-1221. CalWestern Reconveyance LLC, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 920229004 Dated: April 04, 2014. (DLPP-437464 Published El Chicano 4/24/14,5/1/14,5/8/14 E-5706

Petitioner or Attorney: Carolina C. Gomez, Esq. SBN:266390, The Law Office of Carolina C. Gomez, 1851 East 1st Street, Suite 900, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Attorney for: Rafaela Garcia Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, 303 West Third Street, First Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0210 PETITION OF: Rafaela Garcia, FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: CIVDS 1404000 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: Rafaela Garcia has filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Rafaela Garcia to Proposed name: Reina Rafaela Garcia THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: 5/19/14, Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept: S31J The address of the court is: same as noted above A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Colton Courier Dated: APR 03 2014 BRIAN S. McCARVILLE Judge of the Superior Court Published Colton Courier 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8/14 C-4112

Published in Colton Courier C-4114 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004295 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: CUATES AUTO SALES, 11591 Cedar Ave. Ste. A, Bloomington, CA 92316. Gustavo Renteria, 2656 110th St., Lynwood, CA 90262. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Gustavo Renteria Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 14, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4115 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003864 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: ANDREA TRANSPORTATION, 1989 Mesa Dr., Colton, CA 92324. Adelina Alpizar, 1989 Mesa Dr., Colton, CA 92324. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Adelina Alpizar Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 3, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4116 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004286 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: JIMMY JOHN’S GOURMET SANDWICHES, 16155 Sierra Lakes Pkwy, Ste. 110, Fontana, CA 92336. JJ Fontana Investment Corp., 12209 Silverberry St., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. This business is conducted by (a/an): Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Maria J. Tovar Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 14, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4117 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004027 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: ROADRUNNER’S HOME MAINTENANCE, 204 Coral Tree Dr., Rialto, CA 92377. Claude Louie Jr., 204 Coral Tree Dr., Rialto, CA 92377. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Claude Louie Jr., Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 8, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4118 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003991 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: ROLLS N WRAPS, 9658 Baseline Road, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701. S & I Investments Inc., 4950 Almond Ct., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737. This business is conducted by (a/an): Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Ritesh Kumar Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 7, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014. Published in Colton Courier C-4119

Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004482 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: CHRIS’S BURGERS, 765 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto, CA 92376. Sam D Karatzias, 578 S. Edenfield Ave., Covina, CA 91723. Ioannis D. Karantzias, 16518 Franciquito Ave., Valinda, CA 91744. This business is conducted by (a/an): General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Sam D Karatzias Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 17, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4120 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003743 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: XIUH ARTE, 3514 Leroy St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. Luz M Ochoa, 3514 Leroy St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in 3/21/14 By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Luz M. Ochoa Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 1, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4121 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003742 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: TENOCHTITLAN AZTEC INDIGENOUS DNAZE, 3514 Leroy St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. Sergio Ruiz, 3514 Leroy St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. Luz M. Ochoa, 3514 Leroy St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. This business is conducted by (a/an): Limited Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Luz M. Ochoa Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 1, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4122 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003914 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, 12359 Meritage Ct., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Howard M. Nevins, 12359 Meritage Ct., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Stephanie D. Nevins, 12359 Meritage Ct., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. This business is conducted by (a/an): General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in 12/1/02 By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Howard M. Nevins Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 4, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4126 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004198 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: A & S FOUNDATIONS, 393 Athol #4, San Bernardino, CA 92408. Rogelio Avalos Cabrera, 1295 N Lugo Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Rogelio Avalos Cabrera Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 10, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4127 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0003805 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: ECONOMIC LAWNCARE, 5215 Lakewood Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92407. Alvaro Cabrales, 5215 Lakewood Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92407. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in 3/1/14 By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Alvaro Cabrales Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 2, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4128 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004478 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: ABC AUTO SALES, 18790 Valley Blvd. #C, Bloomington, CA 92316. Hamza K Alkam, 1337 S San Dimas Ave., Bloomington, CA 92316. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Hamza K Alkam Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 17, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4129 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004458 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: COLTON AVE AUTO BODY, 761 Colton Ave., Colton, CA 92324. Arturo Ortuno, 1550 Placid Lane, Colton, CA 92324. Monica Ortuno, 1550 Placid Lane, Colton, CA 92324. This business is conducted by (a/an): A Married Couple. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Monica Ortuno Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 17, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4130 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004550 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: VERACITY ON CODING, 511 E Mariposa Dr., Rialto, CA 92376. Veracity On Coding Healthcare & Associates LLC, 511 E mariposa Dr., Rialto, CA 92376. This business is conducted by (a/an): Limited Liability Co. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in N/A By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Dora Ico Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 18, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.

Published in Colton Courier C-4131 Fictitious Business Name Statement FBN No. 2014-0004599 The following person(s) is (are) doing as: JUICE ME HEALTH BAR, 733 W Foothill Blvd. Suite D, Upland, CA 91786. Anthony R Scott, 9200 Milliken Ave. Apt 7303, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. This business is conducted by (a/an): Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above in 7/27/13 By signing, 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. (B&P Code 17913). I am also aware that all information on this statement becomes Public Record upon filing. s/Anthony R Scott Statement filed with the County Clerk of San Bernardino April 22, 2014. Notice-This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14400 et seq., Business and Professions Code) Published 4/24/2014 & 5/1,8,15/2014.


Inland Empire Community Newspapers • April 24, 2014 • Page A19

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Cheryl Brown launches campaign headquarters with grand opening

By Anthony Victoria

wo years ago, 25-year old Josue Castillo was working diligently to make sure assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (47th District) received a spot in the California Assembly. From phone banking to knocking door to door around the community, the aspiring law student made sure he gave his full commitment to the effort. “I would take out the trash, put packets together, bring pizza, I basically did everything,” explained Castillo. “I did anything that helped the staff and the volunteers to make sure the assembly member got the victory.” And despite not knowing much about campaigning, Castillo said that through the guidance of some of Brown’s key representatives, like district director Daniel Enz, he received hands-on training in the political realm. “He took me under his wing,” said Castillo. “Daniel along with chief of staff Larry Brousard showed me what to expect from a campaign and what to do.” Now as a field representative, Castillo, along with the help of staff aims to get Brown elected into a second term in the assembly. On Saturday April 19, they launched the grand opening of their campaign headquarters located at 123 South Riverside Avenue in the city of Ri-

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Supporters of California 47th District Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown gather around for a group photo.

alto. About fifty supporters and prominent community leaders were present during the celebration. Rialto mayor Deborah Robertson, Colton mayor Sarah S. Zamora, Grand Terrace mayor Walt Stanckiewitz, San Bernardino Community College District Trustee Joseph Williams, and Brown’s son San Bernardino County Trustee Hardy Brown II, were among the elected officials present. The assemblymember was also joined by her husband Hardy Brown and her two daughters Paulette and Brown took the time to briefly explain to everyone in attendance about the importance of the Business, Financing, and Development Opportunities select committee that

she chairs for the state assembly. “What we’re doing is looking at how we can get financing opportunities for our small businesses,” explained Brown. “We continue to hold hearings. It’s going to be interesting to see what we come up for we can continue to work helping small businesses.” According to Brown, two-thirds of the jobs in her district are provided by small businesses. Brown also sits on select committee for Justice Reinvestment, which looks to update sentencing laws and work on recidivism. “We have a problem,” said Brown. “AB 109 hit and we’re looking at issues that are affecting our communities. We have to do something that will help people returning to the

community and become taxpayers. We have to work on how we can help people come back to mainstream society and reintegrate.” Brown stated she has worked on getting money back to school districts by supporting the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) that gives school districts in California more discretion to use their funding to aid programs and students in need. “Many districts got about two hundred dollars more per student that they had before we passed LCFF,” she said. “As I tell everyone, do what needs to be done. Make sure our kids are learning and graduating and we can do more with our community. We will rise up and up and up.”

1 out of 4 students is an English Language Learner (27.2%). Despite the reclassification rate rising from 10% to 16% in the last year, ELL students seem to be graduating at lower rates and are less likely to meet the A-G requirements (3% ELL, compared to 36.3 % of all students and 52.3% reclassified), according to the report. The committee has identified the following as barriers and recommendations: the position of Director of Secondary English Language Department needs to fill by June 30 2014, the Structure of the English Language Learner department needs to be revised, at the Elementary level more personnel need to follow up with ELL and reclassified students to go over their academic needs, and lastly, there needs to be an intervention team and plan at the Middle school level for ELL students who are becoming long term

English Learners. Maria Lopez, an organizer with ICUC and a mother of two children that attend Bradley, said that the research they conducted is proof enough that they are dedicated and committed in working with district leaders. “As parents of students in this school district, we re-affirm that we are allies to the education of our children, our schools, teachers and district,” said Lopez. “And today we present our research regarding the barriers facing our students and our conclusions and recommendations to school board for the benefit of our students and community.” Isabel Sosa, who is a mother of four, asked Dr. Zamora if she is committed to ensure that the position vacated by Mr. Gonzalo Avila as the director of Secondary English department be filled before the date June 30 2014.

“The first interviews have already been conducted,” answered Dr. Zamora. “This important position will be filled, however I can’t guarantee that it will be filled by June 30. The candidate has to be approved by the board and after has to go through the medical process to ensure he is properly vaccinate,” she explained. “But I can give you my guarantee that the position will be filled.” “If a student is not proficient in English and reaches high school as an English language learner, it’s necessary to have a program and a plan of intervention in place to ensure they are reclassified as soon as possible,” said Sayra Lemosy, a mother of three children who attend Bradley Elementary School. She asked Dr. Marsden if she along with other parents can count on him to make a plan of intervention possible by June 30.

Last week, Brown received key endorsements for re-election from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) California and the San Bernardino Public Employees Association (SBPEA). Both labor unions collectively represent over 196,000 state and local government employees. “I’m pleased to have the endorsement of two major labor unions that represent governmental employees throughout the state,” Brown said through a press release. “I’ve spent most of my life being a voice for the voiceless and an advocate for the disenfranchised, and I will continue to provide that type of leadership as the representative for the 47th Assembly District.” For those who are interested in volunteering, campaign office hours are from 2 pm-6pm Mon.-Fri. and Saturday from 10 am-6pm. For more information, contact Ashley Jones at (909) 645-3853. Castillo encourages anyone who is interested in volunteering to come out and ask questions. “It’s kind of amazing because I didn’t think I would be in this position,” said Castillo. “Thanks to this campaign, I love it now. I actually work for the assemblymember. I tell people to ask questions and get involved."

ICUC parents, leaders meet with SBCUSD leaders to address ELL concerns at Bradley Elementary School

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Dr. Matty Zamora speaks to parents during ICUC’s Building a College Ready Culture presentation at Bradley Elementary School on Wednesday April 16.

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By Anthony Victoria

ver sixty parents and community leaders attended the Inland Congregations United for Change’s Building a College Ready Culture presentation at Bradley Elementary School on Wednesday April 16. The purpose of the presentation was to address several issues that are affecting Latino students in the San Bernardino Unified School District, most notably the completion of the A-G requirements that guarantees UC and CSU University admission. In a town hall-like matter, parents had the opportunity to address SBCUSD’s Superintendent Dr. Dale Marsden, Board President Michael Gallo, and Marsden’s assistant, Dr. Matty Zamora regarding their concerns. The ICUC Education Committee through months of research compiled statistics that demonstrate the demographics of the school district. According to their research report,

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“We are currently working with the California Association of Bilingual Educational (CABE),” said Marsden. “Under Dr. Zamora’s leadership, we’re going to look at everything we’re doing from Elementary, Middle, to High School to ensure a good system for our students. I imagine that when we’re done with that process, it will go beyond an intervention team for our ELL students at the middle school. We’re talking about a comprehensive plan at all levels.” “The goal is to push funding towards the sites so that each school can determine their specific needs depending on the student populations,” said Gallo. “We can create these positions, create the interventions, and create the strategies to see our students re-classified, to see early education going on, and to make sure we are targeting our areas of focus.”

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New medical school planned for Colton by 2016

By Jazmine Collins

r. Dev GnanaDev, along with a group he leads, are looking to change the dynamics for potential medical students in Colton and the Inland Empire. Dr. GnanaDev announced a plan to develop a privatelyfunded, non-profit allopathic school in Colton. The school, known as California University of Science and Medicine (Cal Med) will come to realization through financing provided by a $40 million donation from Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501©3, non- profit, public charity

founded by Dr. Prem Reddy, a cardiologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist. “This is a landmark day for our communities in medical education and health care,” says Dr. Reddy. “I am extremely proud as a physician, as a local resident and longtime proponent of health education to contribute to this project. Through Dr. GnanaDev’s vision and participation of many who will be positively affected by the school, the medical school will become a pillar of health education in our area.” Cal Med will initially be set at a temporary site until a permanent location can be built, which will likely be near Arrowhead Regional

Medical Center in Colton. The new school is looking to welcome its first class in 2016, upon receiving accreditation from the Licensing Committee on Medical Education. “This is an exciting and muchneeded opportunity for medical students in the Inland Empire and California,” says Dr. GnanaDev. “Because of many factors, including the extremely limited medical school spots in our state and severe shortage of doctors, we believe this project will have a significant

positive impact on the economy, education and health for many decades.” The medical school will be governed by a four-person board of directors, which will include Drs. GnanaDev and Reddy; Dustin Corcoran, chief executive officer of the California Medical Association; and Dr. Albert Karnig, president emeritus at California State University, San Bernardino. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, the United States faces a shortage of

91,500 primary care and specialist physicians by 2020. In San Bernardino County, there is just one primary care physician per 1,201 people, one half the number compared to the national rate. Fifth District Supervisor for San Bernardino County, Josie Gonzales, states the medical school will help meet the growing demand for new healthcare professionals, while also boosting the economy in Colton and its surrounding communities.

Two Crafton Hills College students earn prestigious Summer scholarships

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Dr. Prem Reddy (far left) addresses the crowd as they announce plans to bring a new medical school to Colton, CA. Courtesy Photo

Vivian Ortiz and Justin Bain at the Crafton hills College campus.

rafton Hills College students Justin Bain, Yucaipa, and Vivian Ortiz, Redlands, both earned highly competitive summer scholarships from the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Crested Butte, Colorado. The extensive and prestigious summer program is available to a select few, with most submissions denied. The application process included writing and submitting an essay along with formal letters of recommendation from college professors. Bain and Ortiz were recently notified they were accepted into the Education Program, Independent Research/Training in Wildlife Biology Track. It is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) award. The scholarship includes all expenses at the field station, including meals, $400 towards travel expenses and a $5,000 stipend for the 10-week research program. Both students were overjoyed at the opportunity. Bain said he is excited to be enrolled in the summer program. “I hope to be like a sponge, absorbing all the knowledge and wisdom I can,” he said. “This program is doing exactly what I want to do for a career, scientific research in the fields of ecology and wildlife biology. I will be working with experts in these fields, assisting them with their research while working on research of my own. This experience will be invaluable for future career prospects.” “This program is an exciting opportunity,” concurred Ortiz. “Getting into a university is super competitive and as a first year college student, I am committed to doing what I can as early as possible to stand out. Researching through this program is a dream come true and I'm anxious for summer to begin. I’m grateful for this opportunity especially as a female.

Being a Hispanic female scientist isn't too common and I'm grateful that I can represent both minority groups.” Both Bain and Ortiz are currently majoring in biology. Both have received what they deem excellent instruction in all science classes and curriculum at CHC. “My favorite class so far is chemistry with Dr. Salt,” Ortiz said. “Although it can be a challenging course, she is very passionate about her work and helping her students and has made this an enjoyable experience.” Bain found three classes particularly fascinating and helpful in his studies. Biology 131 -Populations and Organisms with Professor Ruth Greyraven was the class that ultimately became a deciding factor for Bain’s decision to pursue a career in science research, and more specifically ecology research. “Professor Greyraven’s passion for her subject and for teaching were inspiring to me,” he said. “This was the first science class I took for my major, and as a result so much of what I know about how to ‘do’ science I owe to her class.” Another key component to the success of the two students is the STEM program at CHC. “There are a surprising amount of opportunities waiting for students at CHC,” said Bain. “The STEM Trek program at CHC is one such program. Through STEM Trek I have gained invaluable experiences as well as support and connections through meeting other STEM majors taking the same classes. It was through STEM TREK coordinator Patricia Menchaca that I learned about this wonderful program in Colorado. Overall, my education and experience at CHC has been excellent.” Bain is graduating CHC with an A.S. in Biology and an A.S. in Multiple Sciences this spring, 2014. First year student Ortiz plans to graduate with a degree in biology or chemistry.


El Chicano April 24 2014