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The mysteries of Black writers ■ Los Angeles is well represented BY GREGG REESE OW CONTRIBUTOR

The detective is arguably as much a cultural icon as the cowboy in the pantheon of American mythology. The offspring of myriad traditions both homegrown and abroad, the detective matured in the wake of the Depression by writers voicing the public’s erosion of faith in the established institutions meant to bind the fabric of society. As with most modes of artistic expression, African American scribes penned their own stories influenced by their particular experiences in much the same way as the Jazz and Blues music being crafted during the early 20th century. Writers making these first, fledgling steps were the Jamaican W. Adolphe Roberts, who published the 1926 mystery “The Haunting Hand,” and physician-turned-novelist Rudolph Fisher, who introduced the first Black detective and was also a contributor to the Harlem Renaissance. Over time, an offshoot of this genre evolved called noir [French for black] fiction, which added an aura of fatalistic gloom to its basic foundation of carnage, crime and sex. Los Angeles writer Gary Phillips, a contemporary standard bearer of this tradition, explains the central figures of these tales: “By definition a noir hero or antihero, most often, is a doomed character. It’s a man or woman who wants something, obsesses on some person or thing like a certain amount of money, and will do crooked things to get what they want. They don’t necessarily see themselves as a villain, but are consumed by their desire. The hard-boiled detective seeks justice, often on a small scale.” The plot line was cross-fertilized by the comparatively new medium of film, especially detective thrillers featuring the likes of George Raft and Edward G. Robinson, and augmented by the skills of European filmmakers uprooted by the Nazi menace sweeping their homeland. These artisans came to Hollywood steeped in the tradition of German Expressionism, manifested by the odd camera angles, ominous lighting and shadows, and other visual cues that added to the dark and brooding atmosphere distinctive of motion pictures from this era. The genre was boosted by the end of World War II, which gave French critics the chance to once again enjoy the Hollywood movies denied them. Enamored of the radical stylistic departure from previous American pictures, these critics coined a name for these dark representations of society’s underbelly: “black film,” which in translation is film noir. Just as the literary and cinematic forms cross-fertilized each other, both sides of the Atlantic influenced each other, abetted by the relocation of African American artists, entertainers, and writers who emulated their Jewish counterparts of postwar period by trading the Jim Crow environs of their homeland for a more hospitable setting in Europe. “Her hips were pitching like a rowboat on a stormy sea, but her cold, aloof face said: Your eyes may shine and your teeth may grit, but none of this fine ass will you git.” —“Cotton Comes to Harlem” (1965) by Chester Himes. Although he spent time in Hollywood as an underused screenwriter, Chester Himes is not normally associated with Los Angeles. Nonetheless, he deserves inclusion because of his stature as the first prolific writer of color in the detective genre. Himes’

childhood was shaped-or misshapened, by his overbearing light-skinned mother’s domination of her darker-complexioned husband. Most of the femme fatales that populate his crime fiction are thusly “high-yaller” sexpots of ambiguous morality, characters to be desired, feared, and fitting neatly into the archetype of the noir femme fatale. Born into bourgeois comfort, Himes’ naturally rebellious nature still got him thrown out of Ohio State University after one semester, and incarceration at a Ohio penitentiary for armed robbery at the age of 19. His new writing career, shaped by the perilous sway of his environment, gained a measure of success with the publication of several short stories, including in Esquire, in 1934. Released on a reduced sentence in 1937, Himes pursued his craft while bouncing across the United States, spending an extended period in New York’s Harlem, a place that would shape his later output. Following the example of his mentor, Richard Wright, he moved first to France in 1953, then on to Spain. After a few more years of scraping by, he entered the next phase of his career and monetary stability with his association with the La Serie Noire (Black Series) French crime fiction line. Notable is his ninebook Harlem Cycle (three of which, “Cotton Comes to Harlem,” “Come Back, Charleston Blue,” and “A Rage in Harlem” made it to the big screen) featuring Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones characterized by surreal descriptions of violence and mayhem. Himes used the hard-boiled idiom as a platform to address racial issues while his Uptown cops relied on their fists and guns in place of the more traditional method of sleuthing.

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(who) wished to come to Harlem for their kicks.” This is part of a warped symbiotic relationship in which these marks, suckers, and tricks provide sustenance for the various hustlers they seek out. The Harlem gumshoes acting as custodians of this hellish milieu are themselves the prototype noir heroes, gradually slipping to their pre-designated doom over the course of this eight-book run. Sure enough, in Himes’ unfinished last novel, “Plan B,” published after his death, both detectives expire, victims of the chaotic maelstrom they’d so ardently battled in their previous adventures. Their West Coast counterpart faces more than his share of bizarre behavior in Walter Mosley’s naturalistic depictions of Watts and nearby locals, but is able to walk away. His comparatively detached methodology (in sharp contrast to his amoral and possibly psychopathic alter-ego, Raymond “Mouse” Alexander) is possibly a key to his survival as we watch him grow and mature over the course of the series, mirroring L.A.’s transition at the end to the 20th century.

“I had been slipping back into the street in spite of my respectable job as supervising senior head custodian at Sojourner Truth Junior High School. In less than three months I had investigated arson, murder, and a missing person. I had also been party to a killing that the police might have called murder. But worst of all, I had found out that my best friend in life was definitely dead. Raymond Alexander, Mouse had died trying to help me. There wasn’t a place in my mind that I could turn to for hope or a laugh.” — “Black Betty” by Walter Mosley

“If L.A. isn’t the birthplace of noir—and Paul Cain’s ‘The Fast One,’ James M. Cain’s ‘Double Indemnity,’ and Chandler’s ‘The Big Sleep,’ all set in the City of Angels arguably say that it is—noir certainly came of age here on the page and on the screen. L.A. now and then, is the place where you come to re-invent yourself, the city on the edge of the ocean, trapped between the desert, sprawling and anonymous, connected by freeways and cars, what better place is there for you to be someone else, make some other life?” —crime author Gary Phillips

In keeping with Los Angeles’ reputation as a city of transients, Easy Rawlings is a native Louisianian by way of Houston’s infamous Fifth Ward. A war vet and laidoff aerospace worker, he falls into detective work as a means of survival and a possible avenue to economic mobility. His creator, Walter Mosley renders a naturalistic view of Easy’s South Central neighbors, anxious to snatch their portion of the American dream by sidestepping the various miscreants, White and Black. In constrast to his east coast counterparts who use fisticuffs and pistol whippings to clear their casebooks, Easy is a self-taught finder who uses a more cerebral approach as his modus operandi. Coffin Ed and Grave Digger provide relative stability to a Harlem that their White counterparts cannot easily traverse. Easy is hired to find people or solve crimes because he can move easily throughout South Los Angeles, an environ hostile to most of those who employ him. The person he is charged with locating in his first adventure, “Devil in a Blue Dress,” is a White woman (who later turns out to be a light-skinned Black girl passing as White) with a “predilection for Jazz and pig’s feet and the company of Negroes.” Coffin Ed and Grave Digger have an unofficial duty to provide safe passage for “. . . White citizens

Good literature reflects the culture in which it is created, and contemporary Los Angeles is well represented by Phillips and Pamela Samuels Young. Local product Phillips’ youthful diet of comic books and was augmented by heaping helpings of fantasy and thrillers. “Aunt Virginia, a woman my Uncle Sammy lived with, gave me several books, one of them a collection of Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone short stories derived from several of Serling’s teleplays,” he remembers. “This knocked me out. These stories let us into the heads of the characters. It was great.” Adolescent and adulthood meant becoming politicized, as he worked his way through the literary canon of Himes, Dashiell Hammett, Ross Macdonald and so on. “I was also becoming a community activist on issues like police abuse and just knew at some point these two paths of mine would cross.” As his writing flourished, Phillips produced two notable characters in traditionalist Ivan Monk and Las Vegas showgirl-turned-mob-courier Martha Chainey, described by their creator this way: “Monk is solidly in the tradition of the hard-boiled PI from Mike Hammer to Sam Spade to Spenser.

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Martha, tough and self-reliant, is a kind of outlaw. She moves hard cash for high-rollers who haven’t bothered to declare said monies to the IRS. In his latest offering “The Warlord of Willow Ridge,” Phillips weaves a current recession-era tale of foreclosed communities, illicit methamphetamine production, and marauding motorcycle gangs, a scenario where, in the author’s words, “the reader discovers that even in the suburbs, antisocial behavior goes on.” Young, who considers Phillips a mentor, takes a different approach. A broadcast journalist before her present incarnation as a corporate lawyer, the Compton native places her tales in the haunts of the affluent, African American Angeleno: Baldwin Hill, Fox Hills, Ladera Heights, View Park, and enclaves adjacent to them. Her legal training at UC Berkeley shaped her personal reading preference for legal thrillers, which, alas, left her unfulfilled. “…I never saw women or people of color depicted as attorneys in any of the books I read,” says Young. “I would close the novels feeling satisfied with the story, but disappointed about the lack of diversity of the characters. “This void prompted her writing career and, interestingly, a foray into the emerging market of self-publishing. “When they [publishers] passed on my third novel and my agent couldn’t sell it anywhere else, I had no choice to but to set out on my own.” The heroine of four of her novels, attorney Vernetta Henderson, is cosmopolitan, educated, and sophisticated, as are her contemporaries. On a higher economic plateau than Easy Rawlins and Chester Himes’ Harlemites, Young’s characters are confronted by the issues that plague present-day urbanites— climbing the corporate ladder in “Every Reasonable Doubt” (2006), closeted bisexual partners and the specter of AIDS in “Murder on the Down Low” (2008), and gender discrimination in this year’s “Attorney-Client Privilege.” Admitting her weakness for hot-button topics that are currently in the media, Young has shifted her sights to the socially offensive issue of sexual exploitation. She gave an update on this work-in-progress. “The working title is ‘Anybody’s Daughter,’ and it deals with human trafficking,” she says. “The research for the book has been both heartbreaking and eyeopening.” “The election of Barack Obama deeply affected ‘The Cutting Season.’” I set that novel on a plantation that’s opened up for historical tourism because I wanted to explore the question of how to honor our history while not letting it get in the way of tremendous progress we’ve made as a nation.” —novelist Attica Locke Himes and Mosley achieved success by using geo-

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Compton’s Urban Youth Academy teaches baseball year-round ■ Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat … shall stop the game BY MERDIES HAYES OW CONTRIBUTOR

In the Hub City there is more to baseball than the American League and National League playoffs. But America’s favorite pastime almost vanished from most inner cities in the early 1970s when youth baseball left the urban areas for the suburbs. With the departure of neighborhood park leagues like “Pee Wee,” “Babe Ruth” and “Connie Mack” went a unique opportunity for children of color to learn about teamwork, discipline and character. They were part of a bond where success or failure depended on confidence in one another. Flash forward 40 years to see that inner-city baseball has made it back in a big way. The Major League Baseball (MLB) Urban Youth Academy on the grounds of Compton College, is a youth baseball school, which provides free baseball and softball instruction for Southern California boys and girls ages 8 through 19. The academy operates on a yearround basis and offers an after-school program, weeklong clinics (accommodating about 200 youth daily) and monthlong clinics designed to teach not only baseball, but important life lessons as well. The academy is a convergence point for baseball players from all over the Southland. Its primary attendees, though, are from some of the nation’s toughest and most impoverished neighborhoods, such as Watts/Willowbrook, Compton, South Central and Florence-Firestone. These regions of Los Angeles have for decades endured endemic unemployment, excessive singleparent households, high dropout rates, rampant drug trafficking, mandated school busing and the growth of some of the world’s most violent street gangs. Add to these two riots, recessions and the relocation of major manufacturing, and the result was two generations of youth would forgo baseball for a less expensive sport . . . like basketball. Open since 2006 and encompassing 10 acres, the academy features state-of-the-art facilities, including a show field complete with multimedia scoreboard, grandstand, dugouts and lights. There is an auxiliary field, a softball field, batting cages, pitching mounds and a youth field. Its 12,000-square-foot clubhouse is designed much like a professional sports venue with a

Black writers from COVER STORY page 3 graphic distance to write about their subjects: Mosley spinning yarns about his native L.A. from the confines of New York; Himes waxing about the bedlam of the Big Apple and Harlem proper from a transatlantic refuge. Texas native, Attica Locke acknowledges the advantage of her perch here in the Southland to

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press box, a weight room, a Laundromat, locker rooms and showers and equipment and training rooms. There is secured, lighted parking as well as full culinary facilities and glass-walled executive offices. As a nonprofit organization, the academy partners with the surrounding school districts, community groups, nearby colleges and universities and youth foundations to provide educational programs and classroom instruction in everything baseball: athletic turf maintenance, statistics, umpiring, athletic training and even sports reporting and broadcasting. Personal tutoring and counseling are provided for academic and career development. Staffed by former major and minor league players and coaches, the academy is directed by Ike Hampton who remarked that the facility is often confused with Reviving Baseball in the Inner City (RBI), which is operated by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. “That’s a common mistake people often make,” said, Ike Hampton. “The RBI program began some years before us and they serve as a great partner to the academy. It was the success of that program that gave rise to the academy here. Our mission is to offer any and all instruction in baseball. Through athletics we can help build character, self-discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship.” The youngsters compete in a 40-game schedule against competitors from all around the Southland. This is unique because many inner-city youth practically never compete in any endeavor against their White or Asian counterparts who may reside in more affluent communities such as Woodland Hills, Palos Verdes or Newport Beach. Baseball, in effect, becomes an equalizer of sorts; the program dispels the common misconception of minority youth not bonding with another racial or socioeconomic background. The youngsters eagerly embrace the varied racial makeup among the players as though they grew up with one another. During the regular season, there are two “home” teams comprised of 16- to 19-year-olds called Palomino Blue and Palomino Red. An all-star team composed of these players competed against visiting Chinese Taipei in the Palomino World Series in July. This age group often comprises the top prospects for collegiate, minor league and, just maybe, major league play. The latter goal is “… about as hard to accomplish as winning the lottery,” said academy instructor Ken Landreaux. Dodger fans, of course, will remember Landreaux as a member of the 1981 World Series

champions; he speaks with firsthand knowledge of local baseball, having prepped at nearby Dominguez High School in the early 1970s. Landreaux and former major league players Bobby Tolan, Don Wilson, Eddie Murray, Enos Cabell, Ozzie Smith, Lonnie Smith, Reggie Smith, Lenny Randle and George Hendricks, to name a few from just this part of town, all grew up playing baseball at Gonzales Park in Compton or at nearby Athens Park. In fact, the overflow success of the academy has resulted in major renovation of the famous Jackie Robinson Field at Gonzales Park. Why does a former major league all-star return to the “ghetto” to coach kids? “It just sort of happened,” Landreaux said just after a morning practice. “I retired in 2005 after coaching with the Toronto Blue Jays. I knew there was a need back home because funding to sports activities has been cut. Cities made cuts in the very programs which are beneficial to youth. It is a very, very hard road to professional baseball. These kids want to play in the major leagues, but along the way [the academy] teaches them lessons of discipline, character and confidence which can last a lifetime.” Landreaux added that playing professional baseball is like “…most anything else in life. You must begin with a good education,” he said, adding that persistent gang violence and an increase in single-parent households have been prohibitive in terms of youth sports. “This is a safe haven for these kids,” Landreaux said. “It’s different today than in years past. The parks got dangerous—gangs and drugs. Then the cities had to cut funding for youth sports [Proposition 13]. High schools don’t have enough money to maintain facilities. Here’s a chance for meaningful activity and an opportunity for many underserved kids to travel and meet new friends . . . and play baseball all day. We took these kids to Hawaii and Japan.” For many years the Los Angeles Dodgers and

Major League Baseball have operated a similar baseball academy in the little town of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Baseball alumni there make up an impressive list, including Sammy Sosa, Vladimir Guerrero and Adrian Beltre. There is a striking difference, however, between the two academies: American youth are privileged to attend secondary school, where as the Dominican youngsters have little access, if any, to regular schools. Therefore, they combine stringent academics and baseball in one place. Hampton is pleased that the Compton facility operates in such a manner. “All of the kids must have their grades in order; you can’t play here unless you are passing your classes,” he said. “We believe baseball can open doors to other avenues of life. I am told that, since we’ve been in operation, the crime rate in Compton has dropped 15 percent. I’d like to think we’ve had a hand in that.” One young man, Malachi Moore, advanced from the academy to the MLB rookie league in Arizona. Though he came up short in landing a spot in the major league draft, Moore is now in Spokane, Wash., at the Major League Baseball Umpires School, on his way after all to the big leagues. “The Academy provided me with many opportunities, but mostly it has allowed me to be part of a professional organization,” Moore said. “I was promoted in the Northwest League (part of the minor leagues where some academy graduates have continued their advancement) and I am taking the steps to become a major league umpire.” Hampton is a hands-on mentor to the youth. He offered this example of a love of baseball: “When I was big enough to hold a bat, I fell in love with baseball. We look for the passionate kids, the ones who show up early and stay late, and we can bring out life lessons. We want to make sure that the time spent here will be a valuable asset to their professional development.”

depict the source of her upbringing. “I have a dream of one day writing a novel set in Los Angeles, though I feel like I’d have to move back to the South to write it,” she says. Going on she speculates, “I think distance from the place I’m writing about works for me. That being said, I will probably always write about the South.” Garnering critical acclaim with only two works under her belt, Locke’s success comes from weaving elements of the detective idiom with her own personal history as the child of social activists, and the murky background unique to the Gulf Bayou. Her first offering, “Black Water Rising,” centers on

a Houston lawyer (“Jay Porter,” she notes, “is a sketch of my father.”) juggling his lust for success with the specter of his youthful idealism, complicated by the time-worn dilemma of balancing ethical choice over personal cost. Her second foray, “The Cutting Season,” focuses on two different murders, both on a Louisiana antebellum plantation separated by the time span of a century. The plantations of the two eras share an eerie similarity due to the presence of an indentured work force: the “happy darkies” of the slavery epoch versus the migrant workers who’ve become a staple of the region in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

In spite of the individual components that comprise her stories, Locke’s tales are hard to define. “I would call them ‘contemporary suspense,’” says James Fugate of Leimert Park’s Eso Won Book Store. The author herself is somewhat less evasive. “I don’t know think my work could honestly be called hard-boiled detective fiction because the lead characters aren't professional detectives, neither cops nor PIs,” she says. “I think noir or ‘crime fiction’ is a more apt description in that there is a big crime at the center of an otherwise complicated sociopolitical and psychological narrative.”

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The space orbiter Endeavour last weekend zigged and zagged its way around trees, light posts, and under power lines before arriving at the California Science Center many hours behind schedule. But some residents were thrilled by the delay, because it gave many more of them time to see the space shuttle up close and personal. The delays did cause a bit of shuffling around in the schedules of planned events such as the dance presentation at Crenshaw and Martin Luther King boulevards created by Debbie Allen and featuring a variety of performers from the community. The shuttle exhibit will open Oct. 30 at the Science Center. OW photos by Jose Torres. See www.ourweekly.com for related video.

■ Arraignment set for Oct. 29 BY JULIANA NORWOOD OW STAFF WRITER

President comes on strong in second debate ■ Foreign policy on tap for Oct. 22 meeting BY CYNTHIA E. GRIFFIN OW MANAGING EDITOR

Debate No. 2 between President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, was far different than their first face-to-face encounter on Oct. 3. Many felt the president came out on top. This townhall-style telecast featured about 100 undecided voters—including one African American man who voted for Obama in 2008, but was questioning whether he should do it again. They asked a series of pointed questions that dug in on some key issues that many Americans wanted answered. As usual, there were questions that neither candidate answered directly such as “was it the government’s job to bring gas prices down?” Instead, they used the query as a platform to talk about their own approach, policy or belief. Overall, this second meeting was a much more lively exchange than the first, with President Obama doing a much better job of laying out his accomplishments during his first four years in office. “He was magnificent,” enthused OW political columnist David Horne. “He clearly understood what was at stake and he adjusted to the format,” explained the California State University, Dominguez Hills, professor, adding that in the first debate Obama did not go prepared to aggressively combat the continuous stream of mistruths that Romney presented. But Tuesday he was prepared. “He must have used the phrase ‘this is not true 10 different times,’” Horne said, adding that “in a debate you’re supposed to articulate your position and destroy your opponent’s position.”

Candidate Romney also spent a lot of time saying he had a plan that would bring jobs back and help unsqueeze the middle class, but very little time laying out what that plan actually was. The one exception was the tax code, which he said he wanted to reduce for everyone and pay for by eliminating some of the deductions that middle-class America actually does rely on and use to reduce their tax burden—mortgage interest deductions. Essentially, each candidate walked away from the debate with nothing to beat themselves up about. When the two men meet again on Monday at 67:30 p.m. in Boca Raton, Fla., Horne thinks the president should remind the American public that they hired him to stop the decline, which he has done. The president also needs to remind them about the American Jobs Act, and urge them to contact

their congressional representatives to get it passed. “He also needs to get that 23 million number off the table,” said Horne. “We don’t have 23 million unemployed.” Monday’s debate will focus on foreign policy, something that was touched upon briefly on Tuesday evening. “Obama needs to make sure he explains to the American people what he is going to do in the next four years. . . . He can’t leave anything to chance; he can’t leave anything to assumption.” Horne said Obama also needs to call Romney on the pledge he made to Grover Norquist not to raise taxes. “Who is Grover Norquist. He has never run for office and doesn’t represent the American people,” he said.

Former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges stemming from four killings nearly a decade apart. After a four-day preliminary hearing, a judge in Anthony Wayne Smith Lancaster found sufficient evidence to require the 45-year-old Smith to proceed to trial for the murders Kevin and Ricky Nettles on Nov. 10, 1999, the murder of Dennis Henderson on June 25, 2001, and the murder of Maurilio Ponce on Oct. 7, 2008. Smith is being held without bail pending arraignment on Oct. 29. Prosecutors have not yet decided if they’ll seek the death penalty. Smith had already been tried for the 2008 death of Maurilio Ponce, a mechanic found stomped, beaten and shot along a Southern California desert highway in what prosecutors called a business deal gone wrong. A jury deadlocked 8-4 in April in favor of guilt, and in July while awaiting retrial, Smith was charged with the other murders. Kevin and Ricky Nettles were kidnapped from a car wash in Los Angeles by two men posing as police officers, and later were found shot to death, said Sandi Gibbons, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The victims’ bodies were dumped about eight miles apart from one another. Henderson was kidnapped by several gunmen. According to reports, Henderson, whose brother lived next door to Smith, was found beaten and stabbed to death in a rental car. It has not yet been verified if Smith also had a connection to the Nettles brothers. Investigators believe that all of the murders were initial robberies. Smith also faces three counts of kidnapping, and along with special circumstances because the victims were tortured, is eligible for the death penalty.

Inglewood pastor to stand trial ■ Sentence could be more than 26 years CITY NEWS SERVICE

A judge Monday found sufficient evidence to put an Inglewood pastor on trial for nine felony sex-related counts involving an underage girl. Inglewood Superior Court Judge John Meigs ruled there was sufficient evidence to require Gordon Barrington Solomon, 50, of Christ’s Community Church, to go to trial on seven counts of committing a lewd act on a child, and one count each of continu-

ous sexual abuse and oral copulation of a person under the age of 14. The criminal complaint alleges that the crimes occurred between June 1, 2010, and July 1 of this year. Solomon was arrested on July 4 by the Los Angeles County sheriff ’s department, and has remained jailed in lieu of $3 million bail. He pleaded not guilty to all charges on July 6. Solomon met the girl through his involvement with the church, Los Angeles County sheriff ’s Sgt. Dan Scott of the Special Victims Bureau said at the time of Solomon’s arrest.

Correction In a story entitled “A tale of two high schools, stakeholders and LAUSD,” run in the Oct. 11 edition of Our Weekly, we inadvertently described the Los Angeles Urban League as the lead organization signing an MOU with the Los Angeles Unified School District to help Crenshaw High School. The league is actually one of three equal partners including the Tom and Ethel Bradley Foundation and the USC Rossier School of Education.


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ACROSS BLACK AMERICA™ Here’s a look at African American people and issues making headlines throughout the country.

CALIFORNIA Congresswoman Laura Richardson recently attended the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony where she presented a Congressional Gold Medal to Emanuel Caesar of Compton. The ceremony was held at the Naval Weapons Station, Seal Beach. The award, bestowed by Congress, is the highest civilian honor in the United States and is awarded to persons for an distinguished achievement that has significantly impacted American society, history, and culture. Caesar, a Montford Point Marine who served the country in World War II, was awarded for his military service and was one of the first Black Marines to enter Montford Point, a segregated Marine training camp. The Montford Point Marines, the first Black Marines to serve in the United States Marine Corps, helped pave the way for the desegregation of the Armed Forces.

Dymally laid to rest Politicians and dignitaries from around the state, including Gov. Jerry Brown, Congresswoman Laura Richardson as well as Civil Rights icon Jesse Jackson were among those who came to pay their respects to the widow and family of former California Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally. He was laid to rest Wednesday at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mortuary in Culver City. The city of Carson, Tuesday voted to observe May 12 as Mervyn Dymally Day beginning in 2013./OW photos by Nash

FLORIDA More than 60 South Florida homeowners facing foreclosure, public housing developers, real estate brokers and housing agency counselors joined the Urban League of Broward County (ULBC) for the Home for Good Lunch & Learn. The panel discussion and workshop at the Urban League Community Empowerment Center provided insider tips about new state and federal programs designed to keep owners in their homes. Attendees also learned how the Florida housing settlement provides dollars to fight off foreclosure. The workshop was the first South Florida event for the national Home for Good campaign, an initiative uniting organizations to voice concerns and find solutions to ongoing housing challenges in minority communities.

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The Saints will march in ■ Alumni sought for homecoming Band members from Locke High from 1969 to 2008 are invited to come back and celebrate the school’s 45th anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. with the homecoming parade. The parade is preceded by an 8 a.m. rehearsal at

Locke, and there is a planned reception at 11:30 a.m. followed by the game at 1 p.m. There will also be a rehearsal for the horn players sometime Thursday late afternoon or evening. For more information, go to www.ALLHAF.Org (the Alain Leroy Locke High Alumni Foundation’s web page) and sign up for the newsletter for more information and help to answer any questions. You can also call Del Atkins (’80) at (310) 994-5032 for more up-to-date information, which includes Thursday’s rehearsal information. If you are a Locke Saint and want to just cheer everyone on, the alumni will meet at 9:45 a.m. on the steps of Gompers Jr. High auditorium (corner of 112th and San Pedro).

INDIANA Janet Jackson has fired off a legal letter to Vanity Fair Editor in Chief Graydon Carter, demanding the publication retract allegations suggesting the music superstar delayed her late brother Michael’s funeral over a financial dispute. In excerpts from Randall Sullivan’s upcoming book, ‘Untouchable’ The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson,” published in Condé Nast magazine, it was alleged that Janet, 46, delayed her sibling’s funeral over money owed relating to the burial plot deposit. “The article states that, according to ‘Untouchable,’ Ms. Jackson put down a $40,000 deposit to secure a burial plot for Michael Jackson but refused to let the funeral take place until that money was repaid.” “This is untrue,” Janet’s attorney Blair G. Brown wrote in the letter. “Ms. Jackson never delayed the funeral in any way. In fact, she paid for the funeral and was reimbursed for some of those expenses by Michael Jackson’s estate in the year after the services took place.”

national speakers. In addition, the new website for The Billion Dollar Challenge, a national dfree initiative that will challenge Americans to pay down a billion dollars of consumer debt, will be unveiled during a Friday night presentation. This website will enable individuals and groups to set debt-reduction goals and track their progress.

NEW YORK The Rescues, a diverse group of talents featuring Adrianne Gonzalez, Gabriel Mann, Kyler England, and Rob Giles, recently launched The Pledge Music campaign to help fund their newest album and unexpectedly reached their target in eight days. Due to the overwhelming success of the campaign, The Rescues have chosen to donate a portion of the extra funding to Free The Slaves, an international organization dedicated to ending slavery worldwide. The Rescues are continuing their campaign as they put the finishing touches on the album “Blah Blah Love and War,” to be released in early 2013. In addition to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album, rewards offered to pledgers include autographed CDs, a Skype session with the band, paintings by AG, and even a “mystery box.” Fans interested in supporting the project can visit http://www.pledgemusic.com/TheRescues. *** Music Choice has unveiled the latest episode of “The F Word.” The show is available free On Demand and features multi-platinum selling Grammy-Award-winning R&B/Pop singer songwriter and actress Brandy. “The F Word” focuses on the total picture of being famous, giving fans the inside story from the artists themselves. Featured artists reflect on their fame, from the highs and lows to everything in between. Additional artists to be featured this season include Cobra Starship and many more. For more information on Music Choice programming, visit http://www.musicchoice.com/Originals/.

OHIO My Black Is Beautiful (MBIB) recently announced the sponsorship of the 2013 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Empower Me Tour, as part of MBIB’s “Imagine a Future” initiative to touch the lives of 1 million Black girls. MBIB will host “Girl Talk: Strength in Sisterhood” workshops at eight of the tour stops to spur insightful discussions that will empower and educate the participants (8th grade - college freshman) to be their true best self by uplifting other young girls. In conjunction with UNCF, MBIB will also be awarding monetary scholarships to students amounting to a sum of $17,000. The “Girl Talk: Strength in Sisterhood” workshops will be led by a panel of African American media influencers. These women will engage the participants in a provocative discussion focusing on the epidemic of girl-on-girl bullying and Black beauty insecurities, as well as examine images of Black women in the media throughout time.

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Ambler Elementary soars and scores high Nine students at Ambler Elementary and Gifted Magnet in Carson scored perfect 600s on the math portion of the California Standards Tests. Six of the students are pictured here. From left to right they are Khadir Muhammad, fourth grade; Breanna Bonner, third grade; Montunrayo Ojute (accepting award for her brother Adebayo Ojute, sixth grade); Dominic Gully, fifth grade; Alexandra Bartolome, sixth grade, and Andres Soto, fourth grade. Tyler Thornton, fifth grade; Christian Valdovinos and Zion Oden, both sixth grade, were unable to attend. Ambler set a goal to increase its API score from 790 to 800. It exceeded its goal and raised its API to 835. The school celebrated the improved score on Monday.

Xavier University of Louisiana has been chosen through a national competition sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities to participate in Preparing Critical Faculty for the Future, a project that supports women of color faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in becoming strong academic and administrative leaders, both on campus and within their respective disciplines. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesUndergraduate Program (HBCU-UP). The institutions selected represent many different types, including two-year and fouryear, public and private HBCUs.

NEW JERSEY First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens will hold the dfree (debt-free) Lifestyle Weekend Symposium at its facilities on Oct. 19-20. This two-day event will celebrate the progress that many churches and groups across the United States have made in helping their members attain financial freedom, through various activities including a panel discussion of

Written in early 2007, Why Obama Will Win in 2008 & 2012 is a study of American business and political cycles since the great deflation of agricultural commodities following the Revolutionary War and Shay’s Rebellion of the 1790s. The author, Daniel Bruno from Oxford University, forecast the great recession of 2008 and his book was the first to predict that Obama would defeat Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic Party nomination. It is also the first book to correctly forecast the presidential election outcome of 2008 and predict an Obama win for the election of 2012. The thesis is that electoral realignments follow on the heels of deflationary shocks (collapse in asset prices of stocks and real estate) and that these shocks occur in predictable cycles. Recessions, wars, stock market crashes and rotation of power within the two-party duopoly can be predicted years in advance to a degree of probability that is statistically significant. Public opinion and polls are of no value in predicting election outcomes until seven days before the vote. The book is available as a free download at www.hpub.org/why-obama-will-win-in-2012-bydaniel-bruno. COMPILED BY JULIANA NORWOOD


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Practical Politics ■ An epidemic of political illiteracy BY DAVID L. HORNE, PH.D. OW CONTRIBUTOR

During the presidential debate this week and the upcoming third gathering, it is almost a certainty that Mr. Romney and President Obama will engage in a political discussion which utilizes what they think are pretty mainstream political ideas, just as they did in the first debate, and as the vice-presidential contenders also did last Thursday evening. The problem is that a large portion of the viewing audience will have only a vague sense of the meaning of some of the terms used to describe those ideas. For example, the 10th Amendment and states’ authority to handle much of their own business, or interstate compacts, both used during two of the get-togethers, fell on many deaf ears. Most Americans, sad to say, are political illiterates. They participate in an electoral democracy that many of them do not understand beyond a surface level. This is a multi-ethnic problem. This means that those campaigns that master the ability to keep-itsimple-stupid (kiss) will win the favorability rating on style and showmanship. Substance will hardly make an appearance. This partially explains why the persistent lying and misinformation put out particularly by the Republican challengers has not earned them the expected punishment of infamy and discredit to

The Nielsen View ■ Media saturation: much ado about elections BY CHERYL PEARSON-MCNEIL OW CONTRIBUTOR

We’re getting down to the wire in this year’s race for the White House. In our digital world of sometimes dizzying 24/7 information overload, both political camps are relying heavily on media in its plethora of forms to reach you and influence your vote. As we draw closer to Nov. 6, you are correct if you think the intensity of the political ads has increased. According to Nielsen data, this is especially true if you live in any of this election’s nine key “swing” or “battleground” states—Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia or Wisconsin. Nielsen’s summarized Designated Market Areas (DMAs) within each state show that year-to-date through the beginning of September President Obama’s reelection campaign has saturated those states with almost 230,000 ads, more than twice the ads from the campaign of his opponent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (87,000). The lone exception here is Wisconsin, where Gov. Romney’s campaign leads by 561 ads. How much influence do these ads actually have? Data shows that an effective advertising campaign in

their overall efforts. Their aim is to look good and sound smart, and to let that be enough. Americans are living through an epidemic of political illiteracy. The civics lessons in the public schools have not been effective in grounding most of us in the vocabulary, syntax and grammar of American politics. Somewhere, somehow and some time in the very near future, some public officials need to institute some political immersion studies for young Americans. We need a political studies Rosetta Stone course. This is not just limited to most Americans not knowing who their federal, state, county, municipal and district representatives are. (How are you being represented if you don’t know those in office in your name?) That’s so common an occurrence that many political science instructors no longer even ask that question of their students to keep from embarrassing them. Thus, when President Obama, tried to keep to the high road of substance and political soundness in the first debate, the effect was a distinct thud. He forgot that it was not what one said, but how one said it, that mattered most. So having the fact-checkers agree mainly with him in the debate’s aftermath was barely noticed by the large crowd of viewers. Most of them had a low political IQ anyway. They wanted political showmanship and theater, not political intellect. American democracy is steadily atrophying right before our eyes. We are not spending enough educational capital on nurturing our young in the words and meaning of our political system. The rate of our political acumen is in rapid decline, with no sense of bottoming out without a drastic intervention. Clearly, we cannot export democracy well when we, as its primary exponents, are still so unfamiliar with its operations.

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a swing state can mean the difference between victory and defeat on Election Day. It might be most interesting to watch which way Ohio goes, as no Republican presidential candidate has ever won the race without the assistance of this critical state’s electoral votes. Thus far in Ohio, the margin of the number of ads is the greatest, with the Romney campaign running just over 17,000 ad units; and the Obama camp running nearly three times that amount—51,000 ads.

“Nielsen ratings show that an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate…” Then there are the presidential debates. At this writing, Nielsen ratings show that an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Obama and Gov. Romney. That was up 28 percent over the first presidential debate in 2008 between then-Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. Eleven networks broadcast live coverage from 9 to 10:30 p.m., while Telemundo aired coverage on tape delay. To put our viewership of this year’s first presidential debate in a different perspective, 111.3 million people watched the New York Giants beat the New

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Counting the cost ■ Healthcare is a civil right. A heroine lost for lack of access BY JULIANNE MALVEAUX TRICE EDNEY COLUMNIST

Our Constitution offers us “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” but we can’t pursue anything if we are unhealthy. Yet, health disparities in the United States are a fact of life. African American people have shorter lives than Whites for three reasons. One has to do with income and poverty. Poor people (and 27 percent of African Americans are poor, compared to about 10 percent of Whites) have less money and less access, often having to make a choice between medical treatment and food to eat, prescription drugs and rent. The second barrier to health equality is proximity and access. In other words, African Americans are more likely to be located a distance from hospitals. There are fewer hospitals and clinics in the ’hood than in wealthier areas, and some preventative clinics (such as a diabetes clinic in Harlem) have been eliminated because of money. Another barrier to health access is simply attitudes. Those health providers who have racial and other attitudes choose to treat patients differently. According to a study by the Institutes of Medicine (IOM), an African American or Latino man who goes to an emergency room with a broken bone is

Protecting the promise of America and California on Election Day BY MARK RIDLEY-THOMAS LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERVISOR, SECOND DISTRICT

On Nov. 6, millions of us will show up to make our voices heard at the ballot box. In California, voters overwhelmingly support President Barack Obama’s vision for moving this country forward and are working hard to ensure that he gets four more years in the White House to build on the historic protections he has won for the middle class. But we cannot afford to become complacent: the same middle class is under threat here in California. The outcome of two statewide ballot initiatives, Propositions 30 and 32, will have tremendous implications for our state’s promise of quality public education, safe neighborhoods and the right of working Californians to have an equal say in the political process.

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less likely to get painkillers than a White man. Part of this year’s presidential debate revolves around the issue of healthcare. Mitt Romney, the architect of Massachusetts healthcare system, which resembles the Obama health plan, is now jogging (at least that’s healthy) away from himself, rejecting plans he once championed. Or is he? Recently, he said he would preserve some aspects of Obamacare, not others. I am sure you have been asked to name three people, living or dead you’d like to dine with. I’d like to dine with Mitt Romney and the truth! Those who understand healthcare challenges understand that the world won’t be the way it was and our healthcare system needs to be revised. President Barack Obama, offering the first tweak in the social insurance contract in 80 years, has done so by passing healthcare legislation that pushes the envelope. It’s not enough, but it is better than it has ever been. Still, the system will be strained by the aging of the baby boom, and challenged by the need to offer patient education and preventative services to prevent costly interventions. The uncoupling of employment and health insurance allows more people the opportunity to deal with their health. Thus, the healthcare industry will be pushed to absorb people who are newly empowered to deal with their health. Too many folks ignore their health because they have few options. I spent last weekend in the Mississippi Delta, in Cleveland, Mound Bayou and Ruleville, Miss. I traveled there with members of the Sojourner Truth Statue Committee, under the direction of Dr. Pat Reid-Merritt, the Richard Stockton University Distinguished Professor who led the national committee for the Fannie Lou Hamer Statue

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As a community, we need to educate, motivate and participate to pass Prop. 30 and defeat Prop. 32— not only because our children’s futures and our political voice are at stake, but because our proud heritage of civic engagement compels us to do so. Prop. 30 will make sure that every Californian pays their fair share by requiring the wealthy to pay a little more to prevent devastating budget cuts to our schools and our public safety services. If we do not pass Prop. 30, schools will face $6 billion in cuts, forcing them to shorten the school year, lay off thousands more teachers and increase class sizes. It should come as no surprise that these cuts would be especially devastating to African American children, whose educational resources we need to grow exponentially, not let wither because the most privileged among us cannot be bothered to invest in our future. Prop. 32 is a thinly veiled attempt by special interests to silence the voice of working Californians. It would prohibit unions from using employee payroll contributions to participate in the political process, effectively allowing corporations to drown out organized labor. Tens of thousands of African Americans in our state are proud union members; if Prop. 32 passes, their collective voice would be virtually silenced overnight. In a race this tight, African American voter turnout will be key. I am asking you to vote on Nov. 6-not only to give President Obama a second term, but to stand up for hard-working Californians who are being threatened by corporate special interests. Why vote?

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Practical Politics from OPED page 8 Many of those voting on Nov. 6 or in early voting will not comprehend the winner-take-all process that will occur, so that the candidate receiving the most votes, whether one, two, or thousands more, will generally take that state’s electoral vote in the race for 270. Many will not know that those sitting in county jails can still legitimately cast their ballots in this election, as long as they have not yet been convicted of a felony. Simply being accused, as much hassle as that can be, including arrest and detention, does not take

The Nielsen View from OPED page 8 England Patriots in the Super Bowl this year, making it the highest rated TV broadcast in U.S. history. So, the Super Bowl still reigns supreme. As for the 2012 political conventions, according to Nielsen’s analysis of both the Republican and Democratic gatherings, nearly as many people (57 percent of all U.S. households, or 65.4 million homes) tuned into at least one of those political events as watched the first presidential debate. That, however, is down from 64.5 percent (or 73.2 million homes) in 2008. Taking a look at the viewership of each of the speeches by each candidate (given on the final night of each convention), President Obama had a slight edge, with 13.7 percent of viewers to Gov. Romney’s 12.5 percent. Breaking it down even further, both candidates were pretty much neck-in-neck with people over age 55. Almost 26 percent of this demographic tuned in to watch Gov. Romney, and 25 percent of the same demographic watched President Obama’s speech. Each party, of course, selected high-profile speakers to address their respective conventions; with the

Counting the Cost from OPED page 8 Committee. We had the pleasure of offering a statue of Fannie Lou Hamer to the Ruleville community in the peaceful garden where Fannie Lou Hamer and her husband “Pap” are buried. There are so many reasons that the moment was moving, especially the presence of hundreds of children who joined the celebration. Fannie Lou Hamer, an international treasure, a tribute to audacity, a woman who endured a brutal beating because she exercised her right to register and vote, died at 60 from untreated breast cancer. This woman climbed every mountain, cleared every hurdle, stood down the biggest and the baddest, in the majority community and in her own. Still, she did not have access to the healthcare that might have saved her life. She could stare down the Democratic National Committee, but she could not stare down the breast

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away one’s right to vote. It is almost a guarantee that most people voting will not get it that their provisional ballots, while legal, will probably be ignored and counted later than everyone else’s, and that the instant polling of the results will be nothing more than predictions and prognostications rather than real-time tallies. Each voting district has a designated time in which to count and report ballots, and that will usually not be finished before the voting night is over. Yet, we will have the probable results tallied and announced in spite of that to satisfy our demand for instant outcomes. America, we need to unwack our political acts and our expertise about our own democratic system. Until we have upped our political literacy, this wonderful system we have become so accustomed to will surely

Republicans choosing veteran actor Clint Eastwood and the Democrats engaging former President Bill Clinton. The ratings results there: Clinton drew slightly more viewers across all demographics. However, viewership among males was closest, with 9.7 percent watching Eastwood’s speech and 9.8 percent tuning into Clinton. Are you seeing again how much your choice of what you watch matters? It is as though you are “voting” with your remote (only in terms of TV though, not the voting booth. There, you have to show up in person). The political “games” continued with the vice presidential debate, two more presidential debates and yes, intensified ads from both sides. In every column, I show you all the many ways in which You Matter with every consumer choice you make. But, you matter more now than ever, and it does not matter whether you are blue or red. According to the recent African American Consumers: Still Vital, Still Growing report, approximately 71 percent or 28 million of us are of voting age. So, whatever the color of your state, you’ve got the power. Make sure you use it on Nov. 6.

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cancer that killed her because she neither had the dollars or the access to treatment. Hamer died in 1977, at 60. Imagine what we might be as a community had she been able to live to 80, or to 90. She might have been able to shape and influence our movements, offer advice and influence, keep the Democratic Party accountable, and perhaps, also, explore independent politics and the ways Republicans might be engaged in the struggle for freedom. We don’t know what she might have done, but we know that she died too early. That’s why I believe that healthcare is a civil right. If we have the right to a life with liberty and the pursuit of happiness, we have the right to be healthy enough to pursue happiness. The fight for the presidency is partly a fight for the pursuit of health and happiness. Which candidate supports the 47 percent in this fight? Julianne Malveaux is an economist and author based in Washington, D.C.

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- July2012 9, 2009 Oct. 18 - July Oct.224, collapse before our eyes. Already, we are trying to deal with those who believe that it is legitimate and correct to deny increasing numbers of citizens their right to vote—voter suppression—in total disregard to democracy’s primary mantra to expand the inclusion and participation of the most citizens in order to get the best possible representational government. Wake up, ya’ll. Democracy is not the kind of thing that can be taken for granted. Professor David L. Horne is founder and executive director of PAPPEI, the Pan African Public Policy and Ethical Institute, which is a new 501(c)(3) pending community-based organization or non-governmental organization (NGO). It is the stepparent organization for the California Black Think Tank which still operates and which meets every fourth Friday. DISCLAIMER: The beliefs and viewpoints expressed in opinion pieces, letters to the editor, by columnists and/or contributing writers are not necessarily those of OurWeekly.

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Ridley-Thomas from OPED page 8 Because we have a responsibility to safeguard the promise of California for our children and grandchildren. Because in 2008 we stood up and said, “YES WE CAN!” And we did. Today, we rise together to say, “NOW WE MUST!” Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is the founder of the African American Voter REP Project.

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PROPOSITION 30 ■ Temporary taxes to fund education BY MOLLY YOUNG OW CONTRIBUTOR

Proposition 30 is a tax measure supported by Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Democratic Party, the California League of Women Voters and the California State Sheriff ’s Association, and is an attempt to increase state revenue. If passed, it will temporarily increase the state sales tax rate from 7.25 to 7.50 percent for four years and also temporarily increases personal income taxes for seven years for those who have taxable incomes over $250,000 annually. Those making more than $250,000 but less than $300,000 will be taxed at 10.3 percent. (Currently, only those with annual taxable incomes of more than $1 million are taxed at 10.3 percent). Those with taxable incomes of more than $300,000 but less than $500,000 will be taxed at a rate of 11.3 percent, and those with taxable incomes in excess of $500,000 will have a tax rate of 12.3 percent. If this proposition is passed in November 2012, the income tax will apply retroactively to all

PROPOSITION 32 ■ Political Contributions by Payroll Deductions. BY PHILLIP M. JONES OW CONTRIBUTOR

With campaign spending at record highs for the presidential election and many congressional districts in 2012, California’s Proposition 32 appears to be a move to reform state elections. But it seems to fall short of sentiments expressed by much of the voting public this year to stop what many believe to be wasteful and/or devious spending in efforts to buy legislation favorable to a particular cause, candidate, or corporate interest. Proponents for this measure say that these fundamental areas are addressed by this measure: prohibiting campaign monies presently taken by payroll deduction by unions; and prohibiting monies from corporations and contractors. Opponents say the proposal only limits unions and some spending by corporations, but does not limit the huge sums of money, adverse influence and spending on campaigns by corporations and special interest groups. Opponents to the proposition also say that current law already protects workers from being forced to join a union or paying fees to unions for politics, and government contractors that donate to cam-

income earned or received since Jan. 1, 2012. All Californians would be affected by the increase in the sales tax. The intention is to allocate 89 percent of this revenue to public schools, grades K-12, and 11 percent to community colleges. The measure bars the use of funds for administration purposes, but does allow local school boards the discretion to decide (subject to annual audit) how the funds are to be spent. According to the California Legislative Analyst’s office, the revenue from Proposition 30’s tax increases would go into the Education Protection Account. The proposition requires that funds in that account be spent on K-14 education. So, from an accounting perspective, all the funds raised from Proposition 30 would go to K-14 education. However, because Proposition 30 would provide K-14 education with additional funding, the Legislature and governor could decrease the amount of other state funds going to K-14 education. The Legislature and governor could decide to spend these “freed up” state funds on other programs or to help balance the state budget. The freed up funds, however, would not match dollar for dollar the new tax revenues from Prop. 30 because of the state’s education finance system as governed by Proposition 98. Prop. 98 generally requires that if state tax revenue increases then spending on K-14 education must increase by a certain amount too. So a portion of the new revenue raised by Prop. 30 would have to go to K-14 education, while the remainder would be freed up for other programs.

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paigns are already restricted as well. This measure would in no way limit the currently limitless amount of funds contributed by Super-PACs (Political Action Committees) and corporations, which are exempted from this proposal as outlined by the legislative analyst’s summary, opponent say. The measure purports to also prohibit direct or indirect contributions to candidates or candidatecontrolled committees by corporations and would also prohibit government contractors from making contributions to elected officers or corporate-officer controlled political action committees. These contributions are usually disguised by corporations, special interests and others to fit into the independent expenditure exemption category. All profits, resources and corporate monies not controlled by corporate officers would be allowed. An independent expenditure is one of the primary loop holes used by corporations and special interests. Individual contributions, and those monies spent by Super Pacs often fall into this category This independent expenditure category exemption encompasses nearly all spending that is not directly coordinated by a campaign or candidate. One person, a group of people or any entity such as a corporation or special interest group can spend millions of dollars to support a candidate as long as it is not coordinated with a campaign. Opponents say that this proposition favors corporations and actually hampers unions and their rank and file.

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PROPOSITION 31 ■ Changing the state budget cycle. BY MOLLY YOUNG OW CONTRIBUTOR

This measure would establish a two-year state budget cycle (currently the cycle is one year), which would begin in 2015. It would prevent the Legislature from creating expenditures of more than $25 million unless compensating income or spending cuts are identified and would permit the governor to cut the budget if the Legislature fails to act within 45 days of a declared fiscal emergency. According to the legislative analyst, Proposition 31 would restrict the Legislature’s ability to increase state costs or decrease state revenues. Specifically, the Legislature would have to show how bills that increase state spending or decrease state revenues in excess of

PROPOSITION 33 ■ Auto Insurance Rates BY PHILLIP M. JONES OW CONTRIBUTOR

This measure is stated to allow auto insurance companies to set prices based on a driver’s history of insurance coverage, and implies discounts for all. It has appealing features cited by proponents, such as forgiving lapses in coverage of less than 90 days, lapses of up to 18 months if due to layoff or furlough, and the ability to transfer from one company to another. But the proposal, as it appears on the ballot, fails to provide and is not specific as to dollar amounts allowed or percentage of changes allowed to insurance companies to alter pricing formulas. Current law, Proposition 103, previously passed in 1988 provides insurance companies the ability to offer discounts to individuals who maintain coverage with a company for a said period of time, but not for those who transfer coverage from one company to another. That law also maintains a formula for insurance companies to apply in determining rates that include such factors as, in order of importance, the insured’s driving safety record, number of miles driven per year, and the number of years that an individual has been driving as the primary. The state insurance commissioner may adopt additional rating factors and currently an optional 16 factors are already available for insurance companies to use determine rates. If Prop. 33 passes, these rating factors and then more could potentially all be available to insurance companies to use as penalty or risk factors against the individual at newly negotiated rates, if the insurance commissioner is allowed or mandated to allow a rate change medium. The proposal would also give insurance companies the standard of five (5) years of previous insurance coverage not driving history (as the law is currently) to apply the proposed discounts and potential

$25 million in any fiscal year would be offset by spending cuts, tax increases, or a combination of both. Thus, if the Legislature wanted to pass a bill that creates a new program (or reduces a tax), and the cost of that program (or tax cut) is more than $25 million in any fiscal year, the Legislature would have to cut other programs or increase taxes to pay for the bill. The concept is generally referred to as “pay-as-you-go” budgeting. The measure would also require a performance review of all state programs, and (the establishment) of performance goals in the state and local budgets. Publication of bills would be required three days prior to a legislative vote, and local governments would be allowed to change how laws governing a state-funded program apply to them, unless vetoed within 60 days by the Legislature or state agency. Supported by Cruz Renoso, a former California Supreme Court Justice (ret.), Delain Eastin, a former Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the Republican Party, the arguments in favor of Prop. 31

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inverse penalties. Insurance companies proposed a similar law during the 2010 election that voters vehemently struck down. Founder of Consumer Watchdog.org, Harvey Rosenfeld said that the principal backer of this proposal is George Joseph, chairman and founder of Mercury Insurance. “Prop. 33 repeals a consumer protection that the voters enacted in 1988,” said Rosenfeld. “If it passes, the measure will allow insurance companies to surcharge people who are good drivers merely because they didn’t have insurance in the past, or even if they didn’t drive in the past. That could include students, people who are seriously ill, people who use mass transit and family members of those in the military who are not on active duty.” Carmen Balber, also of Consumer Watchdog added, “Proposition 33 is a deceptive trick by one insurance industry billionaire to try and raise auto insurance rates on good drivers,” she said. “It would allow insurance companies to raise rates for good drivers who have a lapse in coverage for almost any reason, if they were sick, went back to school and (temporarily) got rid of their car to save money, or one of the many Californians that were in the longterm unemployed.” “He (Joseph) contributed more than $8.4 million which is more than 99 percent of the money that has been given,” she said. “It was his insurance company that spent the $60 million trying to pass the measure on the ballot in the election a few years ago and the voters rejected it.” Rosenfeld and other analysts have described Joseph as a smart man who found a niche market by providing insurance in an L.A. market where previous insurance companies ignored higher-risk drivers in high risk urban areas such as L.A. Now years later, his insurance company—Mercury—holds a large

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PROPOSITION 34

PROPOSITION 35

■ Death Penalty, Initiative Statute

■ Human Trafficking

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Proposition 34 would repeal the death penalty in California and replace it with life in prison without the chance of parole, and would commute the sentences of those currently awaiting execution on death row to life in prison without possibility of parole. The statute also states that those found guilty of murder would have to work while in prison with a portion of their wages deducted and used as restitution in a fund for crime victims. It would also direct $100 million to law enforcement agencies for homicide and rape case investigations. This initiative emphasizes two goals. It seeks to avoid mistakenly executing anyone who may later be found innocent, and seeks to direct the funds that are currently used in the judicial system for murder cases, and the special handling of death row inmates into a special fund called the SAFE California Fund that will give grants to police and sheriff departments and district attorneys’ offices to solve and prosecute more homicides and rapes. Peter DeMarco, a spokesman for No on 34, which is one of the funding groups of the initiative, according to the secretary of state’s website, states, “There is a false assumption that by removing the death penalty there will be no appeal to life without parole cases. There is no statute of limitations on those either. All those litigation costs would still be there, even if Prop. 34 were to pass. Prop. 34 is an attempt to weaken pub-

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lic safety laws. It would allow more than 700 convicted murderers who have committed some of the most unspeakable, horrifying crimes to escape justice. Greg Akili, a spokesman for the Yes on 34, says “I can sum up Prop. 34 with three points. It will make sure the state never executes an innocent person; it will save taxpayers $130 million that can be used for more productive things like solving more rapes and murders and money going to the general fund for education and to help balance the budget; and thirdly, the system is broken, it cannot be fixed, and a number of judges, including judges who sat on the California Supreme Court, say the system cannot be fixed.” According to the legislative analysis of the initiative, the measure could result in net savings of $100 to $130 million to the state and local governments, but this amount could be higher or lower by tens of millions of dollars depending on how the measure is followed.

Proposition 35 expands the definition of human trafficking and imposes tougher penalties on those convicted. According to the state’s official voter’s guide, this measure defines crimes related to the creation and distribution of obscene materials depicting minors as a form of human trafficking. Federal law defines trafficking in persons as “the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery;” or “sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age.” Prop. 35 will increase penalties for human trafficking, including prison sentences up to 15 years to life for sex traffickers, and fines of up to $1,500,000 with the proceeds being used for victim services and

PROPOSITION 37

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■ Genetically Engineered Food Labeling

PROPOSITION 36 ■ Three Strikes Law Proposition 36 revises the Three Strikes Law (Proposition 184, adopted in 1994) to impose life sentence only when a new felony conviction is serious or violent. It authorizes re-sentencing for offenders currently serving life sentences, if third strike conviction was not serious or violent and the judge determines the sentence does not pose unreasonable risk to public safety. It continues to impose life sentence penalty, if the third strike conviction was for certain non-serious, nonviolent sex or drug offenses or involved firearm possession. It maintains the life sentence penalty for felons with non-serious, nonviolent third strike, if prior convictions were for rape, murder, or child molestation. An offender with two or more prior offenses, but whose new offense is a felony that is non-serious and nonviolent would be given a sentence that is twice the length for the new offense rather than the 25-year-tolife sentence they would have ordinarily gotten. Fiscal Impact: Ongoing state correctional savings of around $70 million annually, with even greater savings (up to $90 million) over the next couple of decades. These savings could vary significantly depending on future state actions. There would be one-time state and county costs of a few million dollars over the next couple of years for court activities related to the re-sentencing of certain

offenders. Ironically, both supporters and those opposed to Prop. 36 claim law enforcement support for their positions. In the case of “yes,” prosecutors, judges and police officers support Prop. 36 because it helps ensure that prisons can keep dangerous criminals behind bars for life. According to opponents, the proposition is opposed by California police, sheriff’s and law enforcement groups, including: the California Police Chiefs Association, the California State Sheriff’s Association, the California District Attorneys Association, the Peace Officers Research Association of California, and the Los Angeles Police Protective League.

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Proposition 33 from NEWS page 10 share of that market. African American drivers also often fit into the temporarily uninsured and thus lacking continuous coverage category, which would deny any potential savings for some and possibly heavily penalize many others.

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Proposition 37 is one of the most important and least understood measures on this year’s ballot. A surprising number of people not involved in the food industry or farming are largely unaware of just how technologically advanced that farming, agriculture and the agrichemical food industry have become. The American public needs to be aware that technological advancement in this area is often private and proprietary to the corporations developing such technology. Adding even more to the problem is the fact that state and national governments are already sorely lacking in resources and budget for oversight in many areas. And that is one area Prop. 37 attempts to address. The language in the measure would place the burden of oversight and enforcement on the California Department of Public Health (DPH). Many scientists agree that the dramatic rise in diabetes in teens in recent years is largely attributed to the use of modified corn starch, which is only one example of a typical genetically modified food. Modified corn starch is now found in soda, ketchup, many fruit juices and it is used as a filler substance in many items, including meats. The California General Election Official Voter Guide says in part that genetic engineering is the process of changing the genetic material of a living organism to produce some desired change in that organism’s characteristics. One example is to improve a plant’s resistance to pests or to allow a plant to

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law enforcement. It will also require persons convicted of trafficking to register as a sex offender; to provide information to local police or sheriff’s departments regarding their Internet provider and such identifiers as email addresses, user names, screen names, or other personal identifiers for Internet communication activity. The proposal also requires human trafficking training for police officers and prohibits evidence that a victim engaged in sexual conduct (prostitution) from being used against them in court proceedings. Proponents believe voting yes on Prop. 35 will impose more severe criminal penalties for human trafficking such as an additional five-year prison term for each previous conviction an offender has. In the state’s official voter’s guide, Nancy O’Malley, Alameda County district attorney and national rights advocate, writes “Sex traffickers prey on the most vulnerable in our society. They get rich and throw their victims away.” According to proponents, Prop. 35 will end this and hold traffickers accountable and increase their punishments. Opponents feel that if the proposition is approved, young victims can be criminalized for being forced to engage in trafficking activity instead of being protected from it, leading to more exploitation, and can actually threaten innocent people in the process.

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withstand the use of pesticides. In 2011, 88 percent of all corn and 94 percent of all soybeans produced in the United States were grown from genetically engineered seeds. The guide also says that according to some estimates, 40 to 70 percent of food products sold in grocery stores in California contain some genetically engineered ingredients. Under current law, neither the state nor federal governments are required to regulate genetically engineered foods. The United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) and California Department of Public Health are, respectively, charged on the national and state levels for ensuring the safety and proper labeling of foods. Prop. 37 would require labeling on raw or processed foods for sale to consumers, if made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specified ways. This measure requires that genetically engineered foods sold at retail locations be clearly labeled as genetically engineered. Specifically, the measure requires that raw foods (such as fruits and vegetables) produced entirely or in part through genetic engineering be labeled with the words “Genetically Engineered” on the front package or label. If the item is not separately packaged or does not have a label, these words must appear on the shelf or bin where the item is displayed for sale. The measure also requires that processed foods produced entirely or in part through genetic engineering be labeled with the words “Partially Produced with Genetic Engineering” or “May be Partially Produced with Genetic Engineering.” Opponents say, however, that the labeling requirements exempts two-thirds of the foods that Californians consume—including milk, cheese and meats and also including products made by corporations funding the 37 campaign. It also exempts beer, wine, liquor and food sold at restaurants and other foods containing genetically engineered ingredients.

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■ Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs

■ Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses

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This proposition would increase the personal income tax rates for everyone in California who earns more than $7,316 a year for 12 years (2013 through 2024). The tax scale would range from 0.4 percent for low-income individual earners, and increase to 2.2 percent for individuals earning more than $2.5 million For those filing joint returns, an additional 0.7 percent tax rate would be imposed on those earning between ($34,692 and $54,754, which would increase their total rate to 4.7 percent). The increase would be an additional 1.1 percent for those with incomes between $54,754 and $76,008, increasing their total tax to 7.1 percent). For the first four years, 60 percent of the revenue would go to K-12 schools, 30 percent to repaying state debt, and 15 percent would go to early childhood programs. After four years, 85 percent of revenues would be allocated to K-12, and 15 percent to early childhood programs. The measure would also provide K-12 schools funds for school-specific, per pupil basis which would be subject to local control, audits, and public input. It would also prohibit the state from directing new funds. The money raised would be put into a newly created California Education Trust Fund (CETF), which would be dedicated to three purposes—60 percent would go to schools, 10 percent would go to early childhood care (ECE) programs and 30 percent would go to make state debt payments. Of the 60 percent for schools, 70 percent of that money would be distributed to various schools, based on the number of students and the students’ grades; 18 percent

Proposition 39 addresses three issues. First, it will require multistate businesses (businesses that operate both in California and other states or countries) to use the ‘single sales factor.’ (Currently, multistage businesses are allowed to choose between two methods of being taxed.) One is the three-factor method, which uses the location of a company’s sales, property, and employees, or the single-sales factor, which uses only the location of the company’s sales. Depending upon the amount of any aspect of the three-factor method, the business may choose one of these factors to choose how they wish to be taxed. For example, if a company has only a few employees in California, the company can file their taxable rate on the number of employees, regardless of how much profit they make here. Prop. 39 would repeal a business’ ability to make that choice and only allow the single-sales factor. Therefore, if a company makes a percentage of their sales in California, then that percentage is subject to being taxed. Supporters of the initiative anticipate $1 billion a year from this change. Prop. 39 would dedicate $550 million a year for five years from this increased revenue to funding projects that create energy efficiency and clean energy jobs in California, such as retrofitting public schools and community colleges, developing alternative energy projects, as well as providing job training and workforce development programs in energy efficiency and alternative energy. Supporters of the initiative feel that Prop. 39 will close the loophole that

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PROPOSITION 40 ■ Redistricting State Senate District. A “Yes” vote approves and a “No” vote rejects the new State Senate districts drawn by the Citizens Redistricting Commission. If rejected, districts will be adjusted by officials supervised by the California Supreme Court. Fiscal Impact: Approving the referendum would have no fiscal impact on the state and local governments. Rejecting the referendum would result in a one-time cost of about $1 million to the state and counties. As sponsors of Proposition 40, the intention of FairDistricts2021 was to overturn the commission’s State Senate districts for 2012. However, due to the State Supreme Court’s ruling that kept these districts in place for 2012, we have suspended our campaign and no longer seek a “No” vote.

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SCOPE’s novel approach to bringing neighborhood organizations together ■ Public services could be in for major expansion BY JULIANA NORWOOD OW STAFF WRITER

Like many communities across the United States, Los Angeles’ inner city neighborhoods face systemic inequality. Residents living in predominantly lowincome communities of color continue to experience a decline in economic and social opportunities, as well as persistent barriers to meaningful and effective participation in the political processes that affect their lives. SCOPE’s theory of social change is rooted in the power of communities most oppressed and disenfranchised engaging as actors to win systemic change. “Our economic and workforce development campaigns are designed to eradicate poverty by connecting

low-income communities to quality jobs in regional growth industries, including entertainment, healthcare and, most recently, green building,” said organizing director Dawn Modkins. “Our civic participation and voter engagement program is designed to connect residents to issue campaigns that hold decision makers accountable to their needs and to increase voter participation in low-income neighborhoods.” Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE) builds grassroots power to eliminate the structural barriers to social and economic opportunities for poor and disenfranchised communities. SCOPE combines community organizing, leadership development, strategic alliance building, research, training and capacity building, and policy advocacy to pursue its mission at the local, state and national levels. Recently SCOPE held a meeting for members

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from different community organizations to come together and see if there was a way to collaborate to better provide vital services to the community. The call was answered when representatives from numerous WorkSource centers throughout South Los Angeles, the Community Development Department of Los Angeles, 1736 Family Crisis Center, Los Angeles Conservation Corps, El Centro de Ayuda, the mayor’s office, City Year L.A., Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, Asian American Drug Abuse Program, and more gathered at the SCOPE headquarters to show their support for coming together for the greater good. The missions that were outlined were: voter education and engagement, education and advocacy with decision makers, looking for new revenue to fund city projects and services, and alternative ways to project the work of these organizations to the community. Many ideas were bounced around the room and a number of attendees agreed to continue future meetings in order to actively collaborate on city efforts, and matters most important to residents in a wider range of neighborhoods. “The people in this room are the only reason that

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this recession isn’t as bad as the one our parents had to survive,” said one of the attendees. Her energy and passion were shared by the other community representatives who were all joined in the belief that without the day-to-day services that they provide to the public, from work-readiness, shelter, and rehabilitation, to city planning and making public policy, that the community would be in much worse shape. SCOPE has opened the call to other nonprofits and community organizations to get involved in the collaboration in an effort to expand everyone’s reach, and to serve the public in a greater capacity. For more information, visit the organization’s website at www.scopela.org.

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state it would increase public input and stop the state from passing budgets without a public review and require the state government to make available the proposed state budget for public review for a minimum of three days before the legislation votes on it. It would increase funds back to local government and provide cities, counties and school districts more authority to meet local needs. According to rebuttals submitted to the legislative analyst by the opposition, this proposition would create complicated new rules and restrictions, making the government more cumbersome, expensive, slower to act, and therefore, less effective. The measure also would allow local governments to alter state laws they don’t like which could include laws concerning education, environmental protections, public health issues, and other safety measures in favor of experimental county and local programs. The main opposition to Prop. 31 comes from the California Democratic Party.

would go to low-income students (determined by the number of students eligible for free school meals); 12 percent would go to training school staff, purchasing up-to-date technology and teaching materials. Prop. 38 also underwrites more preschool openings to children from low-income families as well as new programs for infants and toddler (birth to 3 years old), and family support services, which could include home visits from staff for assessments of child development, family literacy and parent/caregiver training. The annual tax revenue expected from this measure would be approximately $10 billion. As a tax increase proposition, this measure is similar to Prop. 30, and is thought by many to compete with it. In the event that both measures pass, the measure receiving the highest number of votes would be the one implemented, as per the California state constitution.

allows companies to send jobs out of the state and bring more jobs and revenue back into California. The principal financial backer of the proposition is Thomas Steer, a businessman and philanthropist who, according to the California Secretary of State website, has contributed more than $22 million to the campaign.. According to Alexa Bluth, the spokeswoman for the Yes on 39 campaign, “We are asking voters to close this loophole and bring a billion dollars back to California, and tens of thousands of jobs. We have broad support in the African American community, Asian American community and Latino American community.” Opponents feel that Prop. 39 will discourage future companies from doing business in California and make it harder for businesses currently here.

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Every now and then so much is happening in the entertainment world that I feel compelled to report it all, or as much as I can. From an outstanding concert benefiting communities here and abroad, to film breakthroughs and inside information on an exciting Hollywood career, it’s all right here. First up, this Friday, Oct. 19, Faithful Central Bible Church will present a benefit concert featuring the legendary artists Gladys Knight and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel. The concert is in support of a new initiative launched in the spring of 2012 by Faithful Central and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to promote and develop healthy homes and healthy families within communities, locally and around the world. Based in Inglewood, but with a global reach, Celebrate Home & Health™ combines education and

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coalition-building to advance environmental and economic empowerment within our community. With the help of corporate and civic partners and thousands of caring individuals throughout the Greater Los Angeles area, Faithful Central plans to build or entirely renovate homes within the local community as well as provide much-needed home exterior repairs (paint, landscaping, roof, etc.) through Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush with Kindness” program. In addition, through Habitat for Humanity’s global network, Faithful Central plans to build and renovate in economically challenged regions of South Africa. Known as the “Empress of Soul,” Gladys Knight will open the show. And the silky smooth sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will close the night out at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel at 2025 Avenue of the Stars in Los Angeles. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the website at www.celebratehomeandthealth.org.

Do you like to be in the know about Hollywood happenings, and in some way want to be a part of the magic? If so, today is your lucky day. Top public relations and publicity specialist, Arian Simone is presenting a PR Boot Camp for movie publicity and promotions. The PR Boot Camp is a rare opportunity for those interested in that field of endeavor to gain firsthand knowledge from a bona fide leader in the field. Simone says, “It’s not every day people in my field are willing to share information.” She said the course is for those who work in the film industry, in the PR field or an aspiring publicist. Learn how to create and execute a PR & marketing campaign for a movie release. Develop skills, find resources, and gain confidence to implement a creative and effective strategy to promote a movie nationwide. This course reveals proven tips, tools, techniques, and procedures used by experts and movie studio consultants.

For more information on Arian Simone, check out her website at www.ariansimone.com, and to register and pay for the PR Boot Camp, or you can register for the course at www.ArianSimone.Eventbrite.com. Don’t forget to check out Tyler Perry as Alex Cross in James Patterson’s book by the same name in theaters Friday. Perry reprises the role made famous by everyone’s favorite actor, Morgan Freeman, who starred in “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider.” Perry told fans in a recent email “‘Alex Cross’ is a thrill ride from beginning to end. With movies, a lot of times the trailer is better than the movie. Not in this case. ‘Alex Cross’ delivers on so many levels. You won’t be disappointed. I can’t wait for you to see it! You be the judge! You be the judge!” OK, Perry we’ll be the judge. Many question if his seemingly built-in audience will support him in this film. My guess is yes. And if Perry will have crossover appeal, that remains to be seen. “Alex Cross” in theaters Friday.

Petersen, CEO of OIHI-Vista Verde; and James Burks, executive director of the Los Angeles African Marketplace and Cultural Faire talking about the development of a Pan African Global Cinema and Urban Music Initiative. There will also be strategy sessions on Pan African health, justice and food sovereignty; build local economies through international trade; and how small business owners can begin to do business in Africa and the African Diaspora. For registration and additional information, call (626) 321-7041

COMMUNITY FESTIVAL. The Blessed Sacrament Church is hosting its 59th anniversary Fall Carnival and International Food Festival today until Oct. 21 from 6-11pm; Saturday from 4-11pm; and Sunday from 11am-10pm at the church 6657 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. The event will feature rides, games, entertainment, and food from Mexico, the Philippines, Italy, Indochina, Eastern Europe and the U.S. There will also be a margarita garden and beer garden, complete with a large screen television to watch the World Series, also scheduled for that same weekend. Free. For information, contact Valerie Milano (323) 953-9853.

ing a strong personal statement, scholarship options and the importance of extracurricular activities. Free. Snacks provided. For reservations, contact Kianna Shann: (323) 905-1330.

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OCTOBER 19 OCTOBER 18 The Africa-USA International Chamber of Commerce (AfUSA) hosts its third annual Pan African Global Trade Conference to unify Africa and the African Diaspora via bilateral trade and investment today through Oct. 20 from 8am-4pm at California state university Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria Ave., Carson. The conference will feature presentations by Congresswoman Karen Bass of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights; Soren Mandrup

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HEROES LUNCHEON. California Black Health Network presents its inaugural Heroes in Health Luncheon, from 11am2pm at the Westin Los Angeles Airport, 5400 W. Century Blvd., L.A. The event will honor Assemblymember Sandre Swanson for his Boys and Men of Color Initiative; Jim Crouch, with California Rural Indian Health Board; California Primary Care Association and Great Beginnings for Black Babies Inc. Free. For reservations, (310) 417-4531.

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HEALTHY TEENS. The Los Angeles chapter of the National Congress of Black Women Inc. will teach teens ages 14-17 how to be certified ambassadors of healthy lifestyle choices during a program from 9:30.-12:30pm at the Kaiser Permanente medical offices, 1550 W. Manchester Ave., L.A. Interesting food facts, leadership tips, good food, gifts and networking are among the activities planned. Registration is required and space is limited. Call (323) 783-4371 or (310) 672-1464.

OCTOBER 20 COLLEGE READINESS WORKSHOP. The Urban Media Foundation presents College Readiness 101, an educational workshop “Personal Statement Workshop: Receive advice on drafting a personal statement” from 11:30am-1:30pm at 8732 S. Western Ave., L.A. The event will educate and mentor high school students applying for college for the first time. Mentors will discuss the process of choosing a college, creat-

FORECLOSURE WORKSHOP. Realtor Michelle Williams hosts a free foreclosure workshop from 1:30-3:30pm at US Bank, 5760 Crenshaw Blvd., L.A. A certified housing counselor will attend. Free. For information, (310) 433-6845. ART CELEBRATION. The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) celebrates 35 years of art, education and social justice from 7-11pm at 685 Venice Blvd., Venice. The event will include a celebration party featuring awards, retrospective exhibition and jazz and blues legend Barbara Morrison. Free. For information, (310) 822-9560 ext 10. SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINAR. The Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) presents “How to Manage Your Social Media with HootSuite,” from 10:30am-1pm at the Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City. The event will feature Steven Sanchez, the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based Internet Agency, INEXUS who will show participants how to set up and use HootSuite, the best Social Media Management tool. HootSuite manages multiple social networks and profiles under one interface, saving you time and effort. For IWOSC members, tickets are $15; $35 for non-members. Reservations are required via email only info@iwsoc.org, write “IWOSC Reservation” in the subject line and submit before Oct.19 and bring proof of your reservation. For information, (310) 778-8075. See our complete calendar listings at ourweekly.com/thisweek-in-la and ourweekly.com/when-and-where-in-la To submit your calendar listing e-mail owcalendar@ourweekly.com two weeks prior to event.


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transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Nhuan Nguyen, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on October 11, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8/12 CNS-2394987# OUR WEEKLY

facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8/12 CNS-2394980# OUR WEEKLY

doing business as: The Graceful Heart, 204 W. F a i rview Blvd., Inglewood C a l i f o r nia 90302-1114, County of Los Angeles, P.O. Box 4302, Inglewood California 90309-4302 Registered owner(s): Margaret Avant Mitchell, 204 W. Fairview Blvd., Inglewood California 90302 This business is conducted by an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Margaret Avant Mitchell, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on September 28, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2389058# OUR WEEKLY

the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (See Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2388363# OUR WEEKLY

except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Amended (New) Filing 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2384865# OUR WEEKLY

false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Ola Harris, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on September 19, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2366616# OUR WEEKLY

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 205867 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: T h e rd A p p a re l , 2 2 3 E a s t 139th Street, Los Angeles CA 90061 Registered owner(s): Jovie Williams, 223 East 139th Street, Los Angeles CA 90061 Kristen Austin, 33 East Louise Street, Long Beach, CA 90805 This business is conducted by a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 10/16/2012 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Jovie Williams, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on October 16, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8/12 CNS-2395268# OUR WEEKLY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012203721 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Palm Nails, 3327 Hydepark Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90043, County of Los Angeles Registered owner(s): Nhuan Nguyen, 8392 Satinwood Circle, Westminster, CA 92683 Annie Tran, 8392 Satinwood Circle, Westminster, CA 92683 This business is conducted by Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012203741 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: B a i l B o n d F a c t o ry, 16809 Bellflower Blvd., Suite #324, Bellflower, CA 90706, County of Los Angeles Registered owner(s): Al Twine, CA., 16809 Bellflower Blvd. Ste. 324, Bellflower, CA 90706 Albert Twine Jr., CA., 16809 Bellflower Blvd., Suite 324, Bellflower, CA 90706 This business is conducted by Copartners The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Al Twine, Partner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on October 11, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 188934 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Events By Footwork, 7518 Brighton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90047, County of Los Angeles Registered owner(s): Tara Baker, 7518 Brighton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90047 This business is conducted by an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Tara Baker, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on September 20, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8/12 CNS-2394978# OUR WEEKLY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012194772 The following person(s) is (are)

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012196021 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Bumblebee Enterprise, 121 E. Indigo St., Compton, CA 90220, County of Los Angeles Registered owner(s): Eugene S Woods, 121 E. Indigo St., Compton, CA 90220 This business is conducted by an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on n/a I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Eugene S Woods This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on October 1, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 190450 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: All Valley Commercial and D o m e s t i c S e rvices, 6129 Capri Ct., Palmdale, CA 93552, County of Los Angeles Registered owner(s): Sergio Zozulonko, 6129 Capri Ct., Palmdale, CA 93552 This business is conducted by an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 9/14/2012 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Sergio Zozulonko, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on September 24, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2385088# OUR WEEKLY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 173434 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Urban Verses, 2706 La Salle Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90018, County of Los Angeles, P.O. Box 62553, Los Angeles, CA 90062 Registered owner(s): Alexis L. Spencer-Byers, 2706 La Salle Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90018 This business is conducted by an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 02/13/2012 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Alexis L. Spencer-Byers, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on August 28, 2012 NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk,

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 181132 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Nana’s Puddin and More , 4701 S. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles, CA 90062, County of LA Registered owner(s): Jimmie Lee Gilmore, 4701 S. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles, CA 90062 This business is conducted by an individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) S/ Jimmie L. Gilmore, Owner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on September 10, 2012. NOTICE-In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. 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 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Original 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2384862# OUR WEEKLY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012 187382 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Harris Anger Management and Parenting Center, 757 E. 108th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, County of LA Registered owner(s): Ola Harris, 335 E. Albertoni St., 200-514, Carson, CA 90746 This business is conducted by an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A 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

GOVERNMENT CITY OF CARSON 701 E. CARSON STREET CARSON, CALIFORNIA 90745 NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN T H AT THE Purchasing Manager of the City of Carson will receive sealed bids for: THE R E M O VA L AND REPLACEMENT OF COMMERCIAL FLOOR TILES, FORMICA ON CABINETS AND COUNTER TOPS, AND RELOCAT I O N OF CABINETS AND CONSTRUCTION OF SHELVES AND DOORS IN AN EMPTY CLOSET SPACE, AS DESCRIBED BY CITY OF CARSON BID SPECIFICATION NO. B12-05 EACH BID MUST BE SUBMITTED IN TRIPLICATE IN THE ENCLOSED RETURN ENVELOPE OR SIMILARLY MARKED ENVELOPE AND ON THE FORMS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE PURCHASING MANAGER. IF AN ENVELOPE OTHER THAN THE ONE PROVIDED IS USED TO RETURN THE BID IT MUST BE IDENTIFIED AS BID NO. B12-05 ON THE ENVELOPE, AND ADDRESSED TO THE CITY CLERK. FA I L U R E TO IDENTIFY THE BID ON THE ENVELOPE MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF THE BID. Each bid must be submitted in triplicate to the office of the City Clerk at 701 E. Carson Street, Carson, California, 90745 before 2:30 p.m. on the 7th day of November 2012, and will be opened at that time in the office of the City Clerk, City of Carson and, thereafter, will be submitted to the Purchasing Manager/City Council for award of a contract or rejection of the bids as the Purchasing Manager/City

B I D S R E C E I V E D AT 2:30 P.M. OR AFTER 2:30 P.M. WILL BE CONSIDERED LATE. It is the policy of the City of Carson to reject any bid that is received late. Such bid will be returned unopened. Each bid shall be accompanied by a cash deposit, certified or cashier’s check, or a bidder’s bond made payable to the city, in an amount not less than 10 percent of the total bid submitted. The successful bidder shall furnish a performance bond and labor and material payment bond equal to 100 percent of the contract. There will be a mandatory job walk beginning at Dominguez Park, 21330 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, C a l i f o r nia 90810, on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. If you have any questions regarding this bid, please call the Purchasing Office at (310) 952-1758. DATED: THIS 16TH DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. CITY OF CARSON RUTH RODRIGUEZ A/PURCHASING MANAGER 10/18/12 CNS-2395216# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF POLLING PLACES AND DESIGNATION OF TALLY CENTER LOCATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office of polling places designated for the GENERAL ELECTION scheduled to be held on November 6, 2012. NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk’s facility, 12400 Imperial Highway, Norwalk California 90650 has been designated as the tally center location for the above election. Polling places shall be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Persons requiring multilingual assistance in Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Thai or Vietnamese regarding information in the notice may call (800) 481-8683. POLLING PLACES 1030001A (1030001B, 1030001D, 1030001E, 1030001F and 1030001G CONS) - AMBLER AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCH 319 SHERMAN DR CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030001C - The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the office of the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 1030004A (1030004B, 1030004C and 1030004D CONS) - RESIDENCE 16931 BILLINGS DR CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030006C (1030002B, 1030002C, 1030006C, 1030006D, 1030006E and 1030006F CONS) - CLUB C.A.R.S.O.N RESOURCE CTR 18507 S AVALON BLVD CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030008A (1030002A and


1450149H, 1450149J, 1450149K, 1450149L and 1450149M CONS) - KELLY PARK 2319 E CALDWELL ST COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1450152A (1450152D, 1450152E and 1450152F CONS) - BURRELL / MAC DONALD PARK 2516 W ALONDRA BLVD COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450153A (1450153B, 1450153C, 1450153D and 1450153E CONS) - CAMPFIRE BOYS & GIRLS LODGE 450 W RAYMOND ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450154A (1450052F, 1450053A, 1450053B, 1450053C, 1450154A, 1450154C, 1450154D and 1450154E CONS) - COMPTON WOODLEY AIRPORT 901 W ALONDRA BLVD COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450155A (1450133B, 1450133C, 1450133D, 1450154B, 1450155A, 1450155B, 1450155C, 1450155D, 1450155E, 1450155F, 1450155G, 1450155H, 1450155J, 1450155K, 1450155L, 1450155M and 1450155N CONS) - WALTON MIDDLE SCHOOL 900 W GREENLEAF BLVD COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450157A (1450157B, 1450157C, 1450157D and 1450157E CONS) - COMPTON WOODLEY AIRPORT 901 W ALONDRA BLVD COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450160A (1450152B, 1450160A, 1450160B, 1450160C, 1450160D and 1450160E CONS) - BUNCHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 16223 HASKINS LN CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1450163A (1450163B, 1450163C, 1450163D and 1450163E CONS) - KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1305 S OLEANDER AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450164C (1450136A, 1450136D, 1450136E, 1450164C, 1450164D and 1450164E CONS) - NAILS ON L A 1820 N LONG BEACH BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1450167A (1450052D, 1450167A, 1450167B, 1450167C, 1450167D, 1450167E and 1450167F CONS) - WALTER TUCKER PARK 650 W LAUREL ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450305A (1450008B, 1450008D, 1450300D, 1450305A, 1450305E, 1450305F, 1450305G and 1450305H CONS) - OUR LADY OF VICTORY CHURCH 519 E PALMER ST COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1800020B (1800020C CONS) DOMINGUEZ HILLS ESTATES 19009 S LAUREL PARK RD RANCHO DOMINGUEZ 90220 Accessible: Y 1800021A (1800021B, 1800021C, 1800021D and 1800021E CONS) - DEL AMO MOBILE HOME PARK 2601 E VICTORIA ST RANCHO DOMINGUEZ 90220 Accessible: Y 1960001A (1960001B, 1960001C, 1960001D, 1960002A and 1960035A CONS) E RANCHO DOMINGUEZ SERV CTR 4513 E COMPTON BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1960003A (1960003B, 1960003C, 1960003D, 1960003E and 1960003F CONS) - RESIDENCE 15620 S WASHINGTON AVE COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1960006A - The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the office of the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 1960007A (1960007B, 1960007C, 1960007D and 1960007E CONS) - E RANCHO DOMINGUEZ SERV CTR 4513 E COMPTON BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1960010A (1960010B, 1960010C and 1960010D CONS) - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1025 S LONG BEACH BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1960011A (1960011B, 1960011C, 1960011D and 1960011E CONS) - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1025 S LONG BEACH BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1960013B - The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the

office of the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 1960030A (1960030B CONS) The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the office of the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 1960031A - The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the office of the RegistrarRecorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 1960032A (1960004A, 1960004B, 1960004C, 1960032A, 1960032B, 1960032C, 1960032E, 1960032G and 1960032H CONS) - CITIZEN OF ZION MB CHURCH 12930 S LIME AVE COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 6550055J - The qualified voters shall vote by absent voter ballots or vote at the office of the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on Election Day. 7690001A (7690001C, 7690001D, 7690001E and 7690001F CONS) - ROY CAMPANELLA PARK 14812 S STANFORD AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 7690002A (7690002B, 7690002C, 7690002D, 7690002E and 7690002F CONS) - CHESTER ADULT CENTER 1104 E 148TH ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 7850009A (7850009B, 7850009C, 7850009D, 7850009E and 7850009F CONS) ANDERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2210 E 130TH ST COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850011A (7850005A, 7850006A, 7850011A, 7850011B, 7850011C and 7850011D CONS) - MONA PARK 2291 E 121ST ST COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850015A (7850015B, 7850015C and 7850015D CONS) - CHAVEZ-TUBMAN ALTERNATIVE SCH 12501 S WILMINGTON AVE COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850017A (7850017B, 7850017C, 7850017D, 7850017E, 7850017F and 7850017G CONS) - CHURCH OF CHRIST 13204 S MONA BLVD COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850024A (7850024B, 7850024C and 7850024D CONS) HOSANNA APOSTOLIC CHURCH 2343 E EL SEGUNDO BLVD COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850044A (7850044B, 7850044C, 7850044D and 7850044E CONS) - CHAVEZTUBMAN ALTERNATIVE SCH 12501 S WILMINGTON AVE COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850050A (7850050B, 7850050C, 7850050D and 7850050E CONS) RESIDENCE 1337 E 139TH ST COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 7850204A (7850204B, 7850204C, 7850204D, 7850204E, 7850204F and 7850204G CONS) - CHURCH OF CHRIST 13204 S MONA BLVD COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y DEAN C. LOGAN Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk County of Los Angeles 10/18/12 CNS-2389727# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF $10,000 REWARD OFFERED BY THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles has reestablished the $10,000 reward in exchange for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Jose Arreola and the critical injuries sustained by Angelica Arreola, who were struck as they entered a crosswalk at the intersection of Santa Ana Boulevard and Watts Avenue in unincorporated Willowbrook, on Friday, April 20, 2012. Any person having any information related to this crime is requested to call Officer Edward McElroy at the California Highway Patrol South Los Angeles Office at (310) 516-3355 and refer to Report No. 2012040373. The terms of the reward provide

that: The information given that leads to the determination of the identity, the apprehension and conviction of any person or persons must be given no later than December 17, 2012. All reward claims must be in writing and shall be received no later than February 15, 2013. The total County payment of any and all rewards shall in no event exceed $10,000 and no claim shall be paid prior to conviction unless the Board of Supervisors makes a finding of impossibility of conviction due to the death or incapacity of the person or persons responsible for the crime or crimes. The County reward may be apportioned between various persons and/or paid for the conviction of various persons as the circumstances fairly dictate. Any claims for the reward funds should be filed no later than February 15, 2013, with the Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors, 500 West Temple Street, Room 383 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Los Angeles, California 90012, Attention: Jose Aerola and Angelica Arreola Reward Fund. For further information, please call (213) 974-1579. Si no entiende esta noticia o si necesita más información, favor de llamar a este numero (213) 974-1579. SACHI A. HAMAI EXECUTIVE OFFICER BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2383573# OUR WEEKLY

PUBLIC AUCTION/SALES Notice of Public Sale Pursuant to the California Self Service Storage Facility Act (B&P Code 21700 ET seq.) the undersigned will sell at public auction on Thursday October 25, 2012 Personal property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, tools and/or other household items located at: 710 Del Amo Self Storage & RV 20321 Susanna Road Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 12:30 P.M. Augustus, Jennifer M. Ramos-ybarra, Nichol E. Carter III, Jimmie C. Delgadillo, Maria I. Macheri Lewis, Cedric L. Ash, Christine M. Hudson, Ebony D. Matamoros, Horacio O. Cole, Myesha D. Martinez, Sanchez, Maria L. Holden, Keyaria B. Dunbar, Tony E. Phillips, Michael J. Arredondo, Luis F. All sales are subject to prior cancellation. All terms, rules and re g u l a t i o n s a re a v a i l a b l e a t t i m e o f s a l e. Dated this, 11 th of October and 18th of October 2012by 710 Del Amo Self Storage, 20321 Susanna Road Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 (310) 763-8800 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2391268# OUR WEEKLY

TRUSTEE SALES NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0062102 Title Order No. 12-0110522 APN No. 7334-024-023 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/19/2007. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by KEVIN YAMAHATA AND ENRICA M. YAMAHATA, HUSBAND AND

WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 01/19/2007 and recorded 1/29/2007, as Instrument No. 20070182059, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/13/2012 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 163 EAST 216TH STREET, CARSON, CA, 90745. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $484,945.83. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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.Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a 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 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 1-

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1450033E, 1450033F, 1450033G and 1450042A CONS) DOLLARHIDE FACILITY CENTER 1108 N OLEANDER AVE COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 1450034A (1450034D, 1450034E, 1450118A and 1450118F CONS) - TIBBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1400 W POPLAR ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450036A (1450003A, 1450036A, 1450036B, 1450036C, 1450036D, 1450036E, 1450036F and 1450147B CONS) - DICKISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 905 N ARANBE AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450040C (1450003D, 1450003E, 1450040C, 1450040D, 1450040E and 1450042B CONS) - BENJAMIN DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL 621 W POPLAR ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450042C (1450033H, 1450040A, 1450040B, 1450042C, 1450042D and 1450042E CONS) - BENJAMIN DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL 621 W POPLAR ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450043B (1450043C, 1450043D and 1450043E CONS) - CHRIST FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 701 N LONG BEACH BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1450045A (1450010A, 1450010B, 1450045A, 1450045B, 1450045D, 1450045E, 1450045F and 1450045G CONS) - BURSCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2505 W 156TH ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450052A (1450052B, 1450052C, 1450052E, 1450052G, 1450052H and 1450052J CONS) - LAUREL ST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1321 W LAUREL ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450062B (1450062C, 1450062D, 1450062E and 1450062F CONS) - TAMARIND AVE 7TH DAY ADVENT 417 S TAMARIND AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450091A (1450045C, 1450091A, 1450091B, 1450091C, 1450091D, 1450091E, 1450091F, 1450091G, 1450091H and 1450152C CONS) - BURRELL / MAC DONALD PARK 2516 W ALONDRA BLVD COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450113A (1450053D, 1450053F, 1450113A, 1450113B, 1450113C, 1450113D and 1450113E CONS) - CAMPFIRE BOYS & GIRLS LODGE 450 W RAYMOND ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450118B (1450003B, 1450003C, 1450118B, 1450118C, 1450118D and 1450118E CONS) RESIDENCE 1311 W SCHOOL ST COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450132A (1450062A, 1450132A, 1450132C and 1450132D CONS) - TAMARIND AVE 7TH DAY ADVENT 417 S TAMARIND AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450133A (1450132B, 1450133A, 1450133E, 1450133F and 1450133G CONS) - TAMARIND AVE 7TH DAY ADVENT 417 S TAMARIND AVE COMPTON 90220 Accessible: Y 1450137B (1450136B, 1450136C, 1450137B, 1450137C, 1450137D, 1450137E, 1450137F, 1450137J, 1450137K, 1450137M, 1450164A and 1450164B CONS) - FOSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1620 N PANNES AVE COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1450142B (1450009A, 1450018E, 1450142B, 1450142C, 1450142F, 1450142G and 1450142H CONS) - YWCA OF GREATER LOS ANGELES 1600 E COMPTON BLVD COMPTON 90221 Accessible: Y 1450147A (1450024C, 1450147A, 1450147E, 1450147F and 1450147G CONS) - GONZALES PARK 1101 W CRESSEY ST COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 1450148A (1450148B, 1450148C, 1450148D, 1450148E, 1450148F and 1450148G CONS) CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL 2606 N CENTRAL AVE COMPTON 90222 Accessible: Y 1450149A (1450140B, 1450141A, 1450141H, 1450141J, 1450149A, 1450149B, 1450149C, 1450149D, 1450149E, 1450149F, 1450149G,

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1030005D, 1030042B, 1030042C and 1030042D CONS) - CATSKILL AVENUE ELEMENTARY 23536 CATSKILL AVE CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030043A (1030043B, 1030043C, 1030043D and 1030043E CONS) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CTR INC 23736 S MAIN ST CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030044A (1030044B, 1030044C, 1030044D and 1030044E CONS) - CARRIAGE CREST PARK 23800 S FIGUEROA ST CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030045A - SCOTTSDALE TOWNHOUSE 23400 S AVALON BLVD CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030046A (1030046B, 1030046C, 1030046D, 1030046E, 1030046F and 1030046G CONS) SCOTTSDALE TOWNHOUSE 23400 S AVALON BLVD CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030048A (1030048B, 1030048C, 1030048D, 1030048E and 1030048F CONS) - CARNEGIE MIDDLE SCHOOL 21820 BONITA ST CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030049A (1030035A, 1030035D, 1030049A, 1030049D and 1030049E CONS) - VETERANS PARK 22400 MONETA AVE CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030053A (1030011A, 1030011B, 1030011C, 1030011D, 1030053A and 1030053D CONS) - ANNALEE AVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 19410 ANNALEE AVE CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030053B (1030009A, 1030009B, 1030009C, 1030009D, 1030053B and 1030053C CONS) - VICTORIA REGIONAL PARK 419 E 192ND ST CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030060A (1030060B, 1030060C, 1030060D and 1030060E CONS) - VICTORIA REGIONAL PARK 419 E 192ND ST CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030067B (1030067C, 1030067D, 1030067E and 1030067F CONS) - CURTISS MIDDLE SCHOOL 1254 HELMICK ST CARSON 90746 Accessible: N 1030081A (1030006A, 1030006B and 1030081A CONS) - CSUDH / EE-1213 / AUDITORIUM 1000 E VICTORIA ST CARSON 90747 Accessible: Y 1030100A (1030100B, 1030100C, 1030100D, 1030100E and 1030100F CONS) - HEMINGWAY PARK 700 E GARDENA BLVD CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030101A (1030101B, 1030101C, 1030101D and 1030101E CONS) STEVENSON PARK 905 FRANKE ST CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030102A (1030067A, 1030102A, 1030102B, 1030102C, 1030102D, 1030102E and 1030102F CONS) - ANNALEE AVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 19410 ANNALEE AVE CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030103A (1030103B, 1030103C, 1030103D, 1030104A, 1030104B and 1030104C CONS) - ANNALEE AVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 19410 ANNALEE AVE CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030105A (1030104D, 1030104E, 1030105A, 1030105B, 1030105C, 1030105D and 1030105E CONS) - RESIDENCE 19213 CLIVEDEN AVE CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030106A (1030106B, 1030106C, 1030106D, 1030106E, 1030117D and 1030117E CONS) - MILLS MEMORIAL PARK 1340 DIMONDALE DR CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030107A (1030107B, 1030107C, 1030107D, 1030107E and 1030117A CONS) - BROADACRES AVE ELEM SCHOOL 19424 BROADACRES AVE CARSON 90746 Accessible: Y 1030108B (1030108C, 1030108D, 1030108E, 1030108F, 1030108G, 1030108H and 1030108J CONS) - DOLPHIN PARK 21205 S WATER ST CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030109A (1030109B, 1030109C, 1030109D and 1030109E CONS) - DOLPHIN PARK 21205 S WATER ST CARSON 90745 Accessible: Y 1030110A (1030110B and 1030110C CONS) - CSUDH / EE-1213 / AUDITORIUM 1000 E VICTORIA ST CARSON 90747 Accessible: Y

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800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-0062102. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281-8219 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.169481 10/18, 10/25, 11/01/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2395459# OUR WEEKLY T.S. No. T09-57773-CA / APN: 7332-001-029 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/25/2007. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer, or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ X ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed and [ X ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 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 (714) 573-1965 or visit this Internet Web WWW.PRIORITYPOSTING.CO M, using the file number assigned to this case T0957773-CA. 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. Trustor: DAVID S. DE GUZMAN A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY Duly Appointed Trustee: CR Title Services, Inc. P.O. BOX 16128, TUCSON, AZ 85732-6128 866702-9658 Recorded 05/03/2007 as Instrument No. 20071072323 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale: 11/13/2012 at 09:00 AM Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $469,060.08 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 815 EAST CALBAS ST , Carson, CA 90745-3315 A.P.N.: 7332-001-029 Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. The Trustee shall incur no liability for any good faith error in stating the proper amount of unpaid balances and charges. For Sales Information please contact PRIORITY POSTING AND PUBLISHING at WWW.PRIORITYPOSTING.CO M or (714) 573-1965. REINSTATEMENT LINE: 866702-9658 Date: 10/18/2012 CR Title Services, Inc. P.O. BOX 16128 TUCSON, AZ 857326128 Michael D. Schaffer, Assistant Vice President Federal Law requires us to notify you that we are acting as a debt collector. If you are currently in a bankruptcy or have received a discharge in bankruptcy as to this obligation, this communication is intended for informational purposes only and is not an attempt to collect a debt in violation of the automatic stay or the discharge injunction. P992686 10/18, 10/25, 11/01/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2394419# OUR WEEKLY APN: 7323-006-047 TS No: CA09000426-12-1 TO No: 1090040 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED September 26, 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On November 14, 2012 at 09:00 AM, Vineyard Ballroom at Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, as the duly Appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on October 3, 2005 as Instrument No. 05 2373668 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by ANITA LEIGH GIBSON AND JAMES CURTIS GIBSON, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT

TENANTS, as Trustor(s), in favor of WILSON RESOURCES INC. as Lender and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. as nominee for Lender, its successors and/or assigns, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1665 EAST CYRENE DRIVE, CARSON, CA 90746 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 made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s Sale is estimated to be $349,235.10 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the Trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee`s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. 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 Auction.com at 800.280.2832 for information regarding the Trustee’s Sale or visit the Internet Web site address on the previous page for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA09000426-12-1. 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. Date: October 11, 2012 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA09000426-12-1 17100 Gillette Ave, Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Jose Hernandez, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT www.Auction.com FOR AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL AUCTION.COM AT 800.280.2832 TRUSTEE CORPS MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.P993003 10/18, 10/25, 11/01/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2394418# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0060417 Title Order No. 12-0108686 APN No. 7315-028-031 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/21/2006. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by GABRIEL SAPIEN RAMIREZ, A SINGLE MAN, dated 12/21/2006 and recorded 1/4/2007, as Instrument No. 20070015770, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/05/2012 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 14 PARADISE VALLEY, UNIT 137, CARSON, CA, 90745. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $330,726.61. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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.Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in

said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a 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 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 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-0060417. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281-8219 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.168794 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/2012 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2391975# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 11-0010027 Doc ID #0001019021282005N Title Order No. 11-0006556 Investor/Insurer No. 101902128 APN No. 7321-003-012 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/20/2005. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by THELMA D TAYLOR, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 05/20/2005 and recorded 5/31/2005, as Instrument No. 05 1256181, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/08/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 19721 LEAPWOOD AVENUE, CARSON, CA, 90746. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $490,705.30. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a 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 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 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 11-0010027. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale

Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A4312154 10/11/2012, 10/18/2012, 10/25/2012 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2391749# OUR WEEKLY T.S. No.: 2012-02950 Loan No.: 902162972 APN: 7343-004039 TRA No.: 13284 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/06/2006 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by 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 will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Carmen Gutierrez, a married woman as her sole and separate property, Beneficiary Name: ING Bank, FSB, Duly Appointed Trustee: Integrated Lender Services, a Delaware Corporation and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 12/14/2006, as Instrument No. 20062777798, in book, page, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California. Date of Sale: 11/08/2012, at 9:00 AM. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $363,201.12. The property heretofore is being sold “as is.” The street Address or other common designation of real property is purported to be: 21243 Moneta Avenue, Carson, CA 90745. As more fully described on said deed of Trust. A.P.N.: 7343-004-039. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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 and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. 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 this Internet Web site www.rppsales.com using the file number assigned to this case 2012-02950. 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. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Date: 10/05/2012. Integrated Lender Services, a Delaware Corporation, as Trustee, 2411 West La Palma Avenue, Suite 350 – Bldg. 1, Anaheim, CA 92801 (800) 232-8787, For Sale Information please call (619)590-1221. Linda Mayes, Sr Trustee Sale Officer. (XXX. R-XXX) 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2391547# OUR WEEKLY T.S. No. 12-20078APN: 7329038-151Loan No. 0209694 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST D ATED 5/1/2006. UNLESS Y O U TA K E A C T I O N T O PROTECT YOUR P R O P E RT Y, I T M AY B E SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN E X P L A N AT I O N O F T H E N AT U R E OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD C O N TA C T A L AW Y E R . A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: WENDY GONZALEZ A S I N G L E W O M A N Duly Appointed Trustee: LAW OFFICES OF LES ZIEVEDeed of Trust recorded5/9/2006 as Instrument No. 06 1018377 in book —, page— of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale:11/1/2012 at 9:30 AM Place of Sale: By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges:


recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 6457711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11463656-CT IDSPub #0039273 10/18/2012 10/25/2012 11/1/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2391220# OUR WEEKLY

Bid Deadline:

Prior to 10:00 a.m. on November 27, 2012. Bid packages will be time/date stamped on the 4th floor or in the Lobby and shall be submitted prior to 10 a.m.

Place for Submission of Bids:

1. By Delivery Any Calendar Day Before the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building 4th Floor, Plans and Specifications/Program Management Office, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802 2. By Delivery on the Same Calendar Day as the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building, Ground Floor Lobby, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Bid Opening:

As soon as practical after the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building, 6th Floor Board Room, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Contract Documents Available:

Date/Time: Location:

Beginning Thursday, October 18, 2012 Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Harbor Department Administration Building, 4th Floor, Plans and Specifications, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Tour:

Date/Time: Location:

November 6, 2012, 10 a.m. is mandatory. Harbor Department Administration Building, 6th Floor, Board Room, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Project Contact Person:

Jimmy Chen, Sr. Civil Engineer, Fax: (562) 283-7352. jchen@polb.com

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Contract Documents. Copies of Contract Documents in DVD format may be obtained, at no cost, at the Plans and Specifications Office, 4th floor, Harbor Department Administration Building, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To arrange to receive a DVD of the Contract Documents by courier at the expense of the Bidder, call (562) 283-7353. For information on this Project and other upcoming Port projects, you may view the Port website at http://www.polb.com/economics/contractors/out_for_bid.asp. Copies of all Port insurance endorsement forms, SBE/VSBE Program forms, Harbor Development Permit Applications and other Port forms are available at http:// www.polb.com/economics/contractors/forms_permits/default.asp.

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Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Tour. The engineering staff of the City’s Harbor department will conduct a mandatory pre-bid meeting at 10:00 a.m., on November 6, 2012, in the Board Room, 6th floor, of the Harbor Department Administration Building. A mandatory site tour immediately following will be conducted by the City. Note that attendance at the pre-bid meeting and site tour can be used to satisfy a portion of the Bidder’s good faith efforts to meet the SBE/VSBE participation goals listed below. EACH BIDDER MUST ATTEND THE MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE TOUR. FAILURE TO ATTEND THE MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE TOUR SHALL DISQUALIFY YOUR BID.

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Summary Description of the Work. The Work required by this Contract includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1. Providing construction traffic regulating and traffic control. 2. Excavate and inspect waterlines, Trench restoration. 3. Repair and/or replace ten (10) water valves (12” & 20”) at various locations. Install water line-stop on 12” PVC water line. 4. Pavement Restoration

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Contract Time and Liquidated Damages. The Work shall be completed within seventy (75) calendar days as provided in Paragraph SC - 6.1 of the Special Conditions, from a date specified in a written “Notice to Proceed” issued by the City and subject to adjustment as provided in Section 3.1 of the General Conditions. FAILURE OF THE CONTRACTOR TO COMPLETE THE WORK WITHIN THE CONTRACT TIME AND OTHER MILESTONES WILL RESULT IN ASSESSMENT OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IN THE AMOUNTS ESTABLISHED IN THE SPECIAL CONDITIONS.

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Contractor’s License. Each Bidder shall hold a current and valid Class “A” or “C34” (Pipeline Contractor) California Contractor’s License to bid this Project.

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Contractor Performed Work. The Contractor shall perform, with its own employees, Contract Work amounting to at least 50% of the Contract Price, except that any designated “Specialty Items” may be performed by subcontract and the amount of any such “Specialty Items” so performed may be deducted from the Contract Price before computing the amount required to be performed by the Contractor with its own employees. “Specialty Items” will be identified by the City in the Schedule of Bid Items.

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SBE/VSBE. This project is subject to the Port of Long Beach (POLB) Small Business Enterprises (SBE)/Very Small Business Enterprises (VSBE) Program. The combined SBE/VSBE participation goal for this project is twenty percent (20%), of which a minimum of five percent (5%) must be allocated to VSBEs. POLB expects all Bidders to achieve the combined SBE/VSBE participation goal. Award of the Contract will be conditioned on the Bidder submitting an SBE-2C Commitment Plan demonstrating the Bidder’s intent to meet the combined SBE/VSBE participation goal. If the Bidder’s Commitment Plan does not demonstrate intent to meet the combined goal, the Bidder shall demonstrate that it made an adequate good faith effort to do so, as specified in the Instructions to Bidders (ITB 18). The Port’s SBE Program staff is available to provide information on the program requirements, including SBE certification assistance. Please contact the SBE Office at (562) 2837598 or sbeprogram@polb.com. You may also view the Port’s SBE program requirements at www.polb.com/sbe.

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Prevailing Wage Rates and Employment of Apprentices. This Project is a public work as defined in Labor Code Section 1720. The Contractor receiving award of the Contract and Subcontractors of any tier shall pay not less than the prevailing wage rates to all workers employed in execution of the Contract. The Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California has determined the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the Work is to be performed. The rate schedules are available on the internet at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/ DPreWageDetermination.htm. Bidders are directed to Article 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning payment of prevailing wages, payroll records, hours of work and employment of apprentices.

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Trade Names and Substitution of Equals. With the exception of any sole source determination that may be identified in this paragraph, Bidders wishing to obtain City’s authorization for substitution of equivalent material, product, or equipment, are required to submit a written request for an Or Equal Substitution using the form included in Appendix A together with data substantiating Bidder’s representation that the non-specified item is of equal quality to the item specified, thirty five (35) calendar days after Bid Opening. Authorization of a substitution is solely within the discretion of the City.

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NIB -10 NOT USED. NIB -11 Bid Security, Signed Contract, Insurance and Bonds. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a satisfactory Bidder’s Bond or other acceptable Bid Security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid as a guarantee that the Bidder will, if Conditionally Awarded a Contract by the Board, within thirty (30) calendar days after the Contract is conditionally awarded to the Contractor by the City, execute and deliver such Contract to the Chief Harbor Engineer together with all required documents including insurance forms, a Payment Bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price, and a Performance Bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price. All Bonds shall be on forms provided by the City. NIB -12 Conditional Award of Contract and Reservation of Rights. The Board, acting through the Executive Director, reserves the right at any time before the execution of the Contract by the City, to reject any or all Bids, and to waive any informality or irregularity. The Conditional Award of the Contract, if any, will be to the responsible Bidder submitting the lowest responsive and responsible Bid. If the lowest responsive responsible Bidder fails to submit the required documents including insurance forms, bonds and signed Contract within thirty (30) calendar days after Conditional Award of Contract, the Board reserves the right to rescind the Conditional Award and Conditionally Award the Contract to the next lowest responsive and responsible Bidder. NIB -13 Period of Bid Irrevocability. Bids shall remain open and valid and Bidder’s Bonds shall be guaranteed for ninety (90) calendar days after the Bid Deadline or until the Executive Director executes a Contract, whichever occurs first. NIB -14 Substitution of Securities. Substitution of Securities for retainage is permitted in accordance with Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code. Issued at Long Beach, California, this 15th day of October, 2012. J. Christopher Lytle Executive Director of the Harbor Department, City of Long Beach, California

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TS# 057-012164 Order # 30272603 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/20/2004. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor(s): MANOLITO LEGASPI AND MARIA REYES, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 01/30/2004 as Instrument No. 04 0212833 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California; Date of Sale: 11/1/2012 at 09:00 AM Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $329,730.97 The purported property address is: 17869 ALDERWOOD CT #9 Carson, CA 90746 Legal Description Attached as Exhibit A EXHIBIT “A” . LEGAL DESCRIPTION THE LAND DESCRIBED HEREIN IS SITUATED IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, CITY OF CARSON, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A CONDOMINIUM AS DEFINED IN SECTIONS 783 AND 1351(F) OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE COMPRISES OF: PARCEL ONE: AN UNDIVIDED ONE-THIRD (1/3RD) INTEREST AS TENANT IN COMMON IN THE BUILDING MODULE COMMON AREA WHICH INCLUDES BUILDING 12, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON THAT CERTAIN “CONDOMINIUM PLAN FOR

NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Long Beach, California, acting by and through the City’s Board of Harbor Commissioners (“City”) will receive, before the Bid Deadline established below, sealed Bids for the following Work: PICO AVE. WATER MAIN VALVE REPLACEMENT AT LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA AS DESCRIBED IN SPECIFICATION NO. HD-S2406

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-463656-CT Order No.: 926463 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/8/2006. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and

loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): MOISES LOPEZ AND DANELIA LOPEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 12/18/2006 as Instrument No. 20062804767 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 11/8/2012 at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $536,024.68 The purported property address is: 214 W CARRIAGEDALE DR, CARSON, CA 90745 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7330009-041 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 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11-463656-CT . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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

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$202,112.87 Note: Because the Beneficiary reserves the right to bid less than the total debt owed, it is possible that at the time of the sale the opening bid may be less than the total debt owed. Street Address or other common designation of real property:23416 MARIBEL AVENUE #109 CARSON, CA 90745 Described as follows: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST A.P.N #.: 7329-038-151 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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 (714) 848-9272 or visit this Internet Web site www.elitepostandpub.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-20078. 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. Dated: 10/8/2012 Law Offices o f L e s Z i e v e , a s Tr u s t e e 18377 Beach Blvd., Suite 210 Huntington Beach, California 92648 For NonAutomated Sale Information, call: (714) 848-7920 For Sale Information: (714) 848-9272 www.elitepostandpub.com Christine O’Brien, Tr ustee Sale Off i c e r THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. EPP 7825. 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/2012. 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2391271# OUR WEEKLY


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THE ENCLAVE AT DOMINGUEZ HILLS, PORTION OF LOT 1, TRACT NO. 53596, NEIGHBORHOOD NUMBER 1”, RECORDED ON SEPTEMBER 3,2003 AS DOCUMENT #03-2551333 IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA (THE “CONDOMINIUM PLAN”), ALL OF WHICH REAL PROPERTY IS A PART OF LOT 1 OF TRACT NO. 53596, IN THE CITY OF CARSON, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORl\1A, ON SEPTEMBER 3,2003, IN BOOK 1280, PAGES 89 THROUGH 91, INCLUSIVE. EXCEPTING THEREFROM, UNITS 8 THROUGH 10, INCLUSIVE. RESERVING THEREFROM, EXCLUSIVE USE EASEMENTS ON, OVER AND ABOUT THOSE PORTIONS DESIGNATED AS EXCLUSIVE USE AREAS AS SHOWN UPON THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN OR IDENTIFIED AS SUCH IN THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SUCH AREAS DENOMINATED AS DECK AREAS, YARD AREAS, AND/OR PARKING AREAS, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO GRANT THE SAME TO OTHERS. ALSO RESERVING THEREFROM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENTS AS SHOWN UPON THE TRACT MAP OF THE .PROPERTY AS REFERENCED ABOVE, AS DEPICTED ON THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN AND/OR AS SPECIFIED IN THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION OF THE PURPOSES PROVIDED THEREIN, INCLUDING, ‘WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES: 1. INGRESS AND EGRESS IN, ON, OVER AND UNDER SAID PROPERTY; 2. STRUCTURAL SUPPORT OF BUILDINGS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON AND ON ADJACENT LANDS; 3. ENCROACHMENT OF IMPROVEMENTS ONTO SAID PROPERTY AS PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION AND/OR THE MASTER DECLARATION. PARCEL TWO: CONDOMINIUM NUMBER 9 AS SHOWN AND DESCRlBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN. PARCEL THREE: NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENTS APPURTENANT TO PARCEL TWO FOR ACCESS, INGRESS, EGRESS, ENCROACHMENT, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, DRAINAGE, SUPPORT, AND FOR SUCH OTHER PURPOSES AS ARE DESCRIBED IN THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION. LEGAL DESCRIPTION PARCEL FOUR: AN EXCLUSIVE USE AREA EASEMENT APPURTENANT TO PARCEL TWO FOR ALL USES AND PURPOSES OF A “YARD AREA” (AS MAY BE PERMITTED IN THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION) OVER AND ACROSS THAT PORTION OF LOT 1 OF SAID TRACT NO. 53596 DEFINED AND DELINEATED AS EXCLUSIVE USE AREA AND WHICH BEARS THE LETTER “Y” PROCEEDED BY THE SAME NUMBER AS THE UNIT REFERRED TO IN PARCEL TWO ON THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN. PARCEL FIVE: SUCH OTHER EXCLUSIVE USE AREAS AND/OR EXCLUSIVE USE COMMON AREAS OR EASEMENTS APPURTENANT TO PARCEL TWO AS ARE SPECIFIED IN ARTICLE 2 OF THE ENCLAVE DECLARATION. AND EXCEPT ALL OIL, GAS PETROLEUM, HYDROCARBON SUBSTANCES, WATER AND OTHER MINERALS BELOW A DEPTH OF 500 FEET MEASURED VERTICALLY FROM THE PRESENT SURFACE OF SAID LAND, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT OF ENTRY BELOW SAID DEPTH OF 500 FEET BY SLANT OR DIRECTIONAL DRILLING FROM OTHER LANDS TO DEVELOP AND PRODUCE OIL, GAS, PETROLEUM, HYDROCARBON SUBSTANCES, WATER AND OTHER MINERALS, AND THE RIGHT TO USE THE STRUCTURES BELOW SAID DEPTH OF 500 FEET FROM THE STORAGE AND SUBSEQUENT REMOVAL OF GAS AND OTHER

NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Long Beach, California, acting by and through the City’s Board of Harbor Commissioners (“City”) will receive, before the Bid Deadline established below, sealed Bids for the following Work: PIER S FORCE MAIN RELOCATION AT PIER S LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA AS DESCRIBED IN SPECIFICATION NO. HD-S2453 Bid Deadline:

Prior to 10:00 a.m. on November 20, 2012. Bid packages will be time/date stamped on the 4th floor or in the Lobby and shall be submitted prior to 10 a.m.

Place for Submission of Bids:

1. By Delivery Any Calendar Day Before the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building 4th Floor, Plans and Specifications/Program Management Office, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802 2. By Delivery on the Same Calendar Day as the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building, Ground Floor Lobby, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Bid Opening:

As soon as practical after the Bid Deadline Harbor Department Administration Building, 6th Floor Board Room, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Contract Documents Available:

Date/Time: Location:

Beginning Thursday, October 18, 2012 Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Harbor Department Administration Building, 4th Floor, Plans and Specifications, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting:

Date/Time: October 31, 2012, 1:30 pm. Location: Harbor Department Administration Building, 6th Floor, Board Room, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802

Project Contact Person:

Wayne Smith, Civil Engineer. wsmith@polb.com

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Contract Documents. Copies of Contract Documents in DVD format may be obtained, at no cost, at the Plans and Specifications Office, 4th Floor, Harbor Department Administration Building, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA 90802 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To arrange to receive a DVD of the Contract Documents by courier at the expense of the Bidder, call (562) 283-7353. For information on this Project and other upcoming Port projects, you may view the Port website at http://www.polb.com/economics/contractors/out_for_bid.asp. Copies of all Port insurance endorsement forms, DBE Program forms, Harbor Development Permit Applications and other Port forms are available at http://www.polb.com/economics/contractors/forms_permits/default.asp.

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Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting. The engineering staff of the City’s Harbor Department will conduct a mandatory pre-bid meeting at 10 a.m., on October 31, 2012 in the Board Room, 6th Floor, of the Harbor Department Administration Building. Attendance is mandatory. Each Bidder must attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting. Failure to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting shall disqualify your Bid.

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Summary Description of the Work. Construct a 42” lined and coated storm water force main. The construction of this pipeline will include trenching, tunneling, shoring and soil grouting. There will be construction of a headwall outfall, tie-over from the existing pipeline to the proposed at the pump station, construction of a PCC Tremie Slab to prevent ground water intrusion, construction of a PCC Blanket to provide a barrier between an existing 16-inch high pressure gas main and the proposed pipeline.

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Contract Time and Liquidated Damages. The Work shall be completed within 155 working days as provided in Paragraph SC - 6.1 of the Special Conditions, from a date specified in a written “Notice to Proceed” issued by the City and subject to adjustment as provided in Section 3.1 of the General Conditions. FAILURE OF THE CONTRACTOR TO COMPLETE THE WORK WITHIN THE CONTRACT TIME AND OTHER MILESTONES WILL RESULT IN ASSESSMENT OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IN THE AMOUNTS ESTABLISHED IN THE SPECIAL CONDITIONS.

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Contractor’s License. Each Bidder shall hold a current and valid Class ” A ” California Contractor’s License to bid this Project.

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Contractor Performed Work. The Contractor shall perform, with its own employees, Contract Work amounting to at least 50% of the Contract Price, except that any designated “Specialty Items” may be performed by subcontract and the amount of any such “Specialty Items” so performed may be deducted from the Contract Price before computing the amount required to be performed by the Contractor with its own employees. “Specialty Items” will be identified by the City in the Schedule of Bid Items.

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DBE A. This project is subject to Federal DBE/ requirements. DBE participation goal for this project is 25%. POLB expects all Bidders to achieve the DBE participation goal or provide documentation of efforts to achieve the stated goal (GFE). Award of the Contract will be conditioned on the Bidder submitting an Exhibit 15-G2 Local Agency Bidder DBE Commitment Form (See Appendix E) demonstrating the Bidder’s intent to meet the participation goal and GFE (Exhibit 15-H) documents, if needed. B. The Contractor shall comply with the Federal DBE requirements in Appendix E. C. If the Bidder’s Commitment Plan does not demonstrate intent to meet the stated DBE goal, the Bidder shall demonstrate that it made an adequate good faith effort (GFE) to do so, as specified in the Instructions to Bidders (ITB18).

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Federal and State Prevailing Wage Rates and Employment of Apprentices and Trainees. A. This project is partially funded by grants from the Federal government and the State of California. Where there are conflicting requirements between the Federal, State and City requirements, the most stringent requirements shall be the prevailing requirements. B. This Project is a public work as defined in Labor Code Section 1720. The Contractor receiving award of the Contract and Subcontractors of any tier shall pay not less than the prevailing wage rates to all workers employed in execution of the Contract. The Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California has determined the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the Work is to be performed. The rate schedules are available on the internet at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/ DPreWageDetermina-tion.htm. Bidders are directed to Article 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning payment of prevailing wages, payroll records, hours of work and employment of apprentices. Where there is a difference in the Federal and State minimum Wage Rates, the higher minimum rates shall govern. C. Comply with the Federal requirements regarding Prevailing Wages and employment of apprentices and trainees as shown in Appendices AA.

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Trade Names and Substitution of Equals. With the exception of any sole source determination that may be identified in this paragraph, Bidders wishing to obtain City’s authorization for substitution of equivalent material, product, or equipment, are required to submit a written request for an Or Equal Substitution using the form included in Appendix A together with data substantiating Bidder’s representation that the non-specified item is of equal quality to the item specified, thirty five (35) calendar days after Bid Opening. Authorization of a substitution is solely within the discretion of the City.

NIB -10 NOT USED NIB -11 Bid Security, Signed Contract, Insurance and Bonds. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a satisfactory Bidder’s Bond or other acceptable Bid Security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid as a guarantee that the Bidder will, if Conditionally Awarded a Contract by the Board, within thirty (30) calendar days after the Contract is conditionally awarded to the Contractor by the City, execute and deliver such Contract to the Chief Harbor Engineer together with all required documents including insurance forms, a Payment Bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price, and a Performance Bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price. All Bonds shall be on forms provided by the City. NIB -12 Conditional Award of Contract and Reservation of Rights. The Board, acting through the Executive Director, reserves the right at any time before the execution of the Contract by the City, to reject any or all Bids, and to waive any informality or irregularity. The Conditional Award of the Contract, if any, will be to the responsible Bidder submitting the lowest responsive and responsible Bid. If the lowest responsive responsible Bidder fails to submit the required documents including insurance forms, bonds and signed Contract within thirty (30) calendar days after Conditional Award of Contract, the Board reserves the right to rescind the Conditional Award and Conditionally Award the Contract to the next lowest responsive and responsible Bidder. NIB -13 Period of Bid Irrevocability. Bids shall remain open and valid and Bidder’s Bonds shall be guaranteed for ninety (90) calendar days after the Bid Deadline or until the Executive Director executes a Contract, whichever occurs first. NIB -14 Substitution of Securities. Substitution of Securities for retainage is permitted in accordance with Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code. NIB -15 Contractor / Subcontractor Qualification Forms. Contractor / Subcontractor Qualification Questionnaires are in Appendix FF. Bidders are required to submit copies of the Contractor / Subcontractor Qualification with required information. Failure to submit the required qualification information will be grounds for disqualification and rejection of the Bidder’s proposal. NIB -16 Federal and State Grant Funding. This contract will be financed in part by Federal and State Grant Funding Programs. The Contractor and subcontractors shall conform to the specific requirements of the funding programs. NIB -17 Non-discrimination. The Contractor and subcontractors shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in subcontracting and in conducting the work. NIB -18 Buy America Requirements. This project is subject to the “Buy America” re-quirements of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (Section 165) and the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) Sec-tions 1041(a) and 1048(a), and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto. NIB -19 Questions. Questions regarding this Notice Inviting Bids and other aspects of the Project shall be made in written inquiry via fax or e-mail. Address inquiries to the Project Contact Person listed on Page N-2. Issued at Long Beach, California, this 24th day of September, 2012. J. Christopher Lytle Executive Director of the Harbor Department, City of Long Beach, California


www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-0058856. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281-8219 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.167619 10/04, 10/11, 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2388673# OUR WEEKLY

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 Priority Posting and Publishing at 714-573-1965 for information regarding the Trustee’s Sale or visit the Internet Web site address on the previous page for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA09001594-12-1. 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. DATE: September 25, 2012 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA0900159412-1 17100 Gillette Ave, Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 James Matthews, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.priorityposting.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-573-1965 TRUSTEE CORPS MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P988149 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2385357# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Loan Number: 0655755457 Trustee Sale Number: CA1200054802 APN: 7381010-027 Title Order No. 120146867-CA-MSI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 09/30/2005. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: OTTIS LEWIS JR SURVIVING JOINT TENANT Recorded 10/21/2005 as Instrument No. 05 2540414 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California Date of Sale: 11/05/2012 at 11:00 A.M. Place of Sale: By the fountain located

at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 Property Address is purported to be: 841 CYRENE STREET CARSON, CA 90746 APN#: 7381-010-027 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 $410,896.89 If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid, plus interest. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the beneficiary, the Trustor or the trustee. 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 714730-2727 or visit this www.lpsasap.com Internet Web site address for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case file number. 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. Date: 10/08/2012 Executive Trustee Services, LLC dba ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, CA 91504-3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Reinstatement and Payoff Requests: 800.665.3932 lleanna Petersen, Authorized Signatory Sale Info Website: www.lpsasap.com Automated Sales Line: 714-730-2727 Reinstatement and Payoff

Requests: (800)-665-3932 THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE A-4306378 10/11/2012, 10/18/2012, 10/25/2012 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2385068# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-10-407618-VF Order No.: 100730821-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/21/2006. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ROSEMARY L DWIGHT AND SAMUEL J DWIGHT, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 3/28/2006 as Instrument No. 06 0655634 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 10/25/2012 at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $340,682.51 The purported property address is: 330 W 220TH STREET, CARSON, CA 90745-2849 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7341003-036 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

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APN: 7381-015-005 TS No: CA09001594-12-1 TO No: 1154373 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED July 19, 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On October 29, 2012 at 09:00 AM, behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, as the duly Appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on August 2, 2007 as Instrument No. 20071827307 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by MICHELLE MCELROY AND VELMA MCELROY, AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor(s), in favor of INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B., A FEDERALLY CHARTERED SAVINGS BANK as Lender and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. as nominee for Lender, its successors and/or assigns, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 20004 CAMPAIGN DRIVE, CARSON, CA 90746 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 made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s Sale is estimated to be $328,195.64 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a 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 California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee`s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. 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

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Trustee Sale No. : 20090159901707 Title Order No.: 090066994 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/05/2006. 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. NDEx West, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 10/20/2006 as Instrument No. 06 2333453 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: TERESITA H. ESPANOLA AND HENRY H. ESPANOLA, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 10/24/2012 TIME OF SALE: 11:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: INSIDE THE LOBBY OF THE BUILDING LOCATED AT 628 NORTH DIAMOND BAR BLVD, SUITE B, DIAMOND BAR, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 337 EAST 232ND STREET, CARSON, CALIFORNIA 90745 APN#: 7329-036-009 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 made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created 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 $636,337.99. 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 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 916939-0772 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site www.nationwideposting.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20090159901707. 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 TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: NATIONWIDE POSTING & PUBLICATION 2 A DIVISION OF FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY 5005 WINDPLAY DRIVE, SUITE 1 EL DORADO HILLS, CA 957629334 916-939-0772 www.nationwideposting.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 09/26/2012 NPP0208239 OUR WEEKLY 10/04/2012, 10/11/2012, 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2386709# OUR WEEKLY

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0058856 Title Order No. 12-0105961 APN No. 7406-036-017 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/19/2010. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by JOHN CHUBA IFEACHO, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY,

dated 02/19/2010 and recorded 3/1/2010, as Instrument No. 20100266755, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 10/29/2012 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 24708 PANAMA AVENUE, CARSON, CA, 90745. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $254,201.46. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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.Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a 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 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 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site

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SUBSTANCES, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT OF SURFACE ENTRY, AS RESERVED IN VARIOUS DEEDS. Assessors Parcel No. 7319-038-074 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. 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 the telephone number listed below as “Sale Line” or visit the Internet Web site listed below, using the Trustee Sale number (TS #) assigned to this case. 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. Date: 10/4/2012 UTLS Default Services, LLC Jessica Alvarado, Foreclosure Coordinator Post Office Box 5899 Irvine, CA 92616 (949) 885-1050 Sale Line: 714-5731965 Reinstatement Line: (949) 885-1050 To request reinstatement/and or payoff FAX request to: (949) 885-4496 THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P989263 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/2012 10/11, 10/18, 10/25/12 CNS-2390311# OUR WEEKLY


NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0045154 Doc ID #0008725586062005N Title Order No. 12-0081402 Investor/Insurer No. 1705863535 APN No. 7335013-061 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/21/2007. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST

COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by MARIA FIDELIS L. BACOLOD AND JIMSON B. BACOLOD, dated 11/21/2007 and recorded 11/29/2007, as Instrument No. 20072624872, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 10/29/2012 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 633 EAST 223RD STREET #C, CARSON, CA, 90745. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $386,656.23. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a 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 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 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0045154. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-FN4305761 10/04/2012, 10/11/2012, 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2384220# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20120015002379 Title Order No.: 120214244 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/19/2007. 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. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 07/26/2007 as Instrument No. 20071767582 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: DINO DULAY AND BERNADETTE DULAY, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 10/24/2012 TIME OF SALE: 11:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: BY THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED AT 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, POMONA, CA 91766. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 21748 GRACE AVENUE, CARSON, CALIFORNIA 90745 APN#: 7335-010-074 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 made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created 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 $495,448.24. 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 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 714730-2727 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case 20120015002379. 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 TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES and POSTING 2 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730-2727 www.lpsasap.com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 09/27/2012 A-4304157 10/04/2012, 10/11/2012, 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2382384# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-518018-JB Order No.: 120234675-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/7/2004. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): MATTHEW PECK, A SINGLE MAN Recorded: 9/16/2004 as Instrument No. 04 2381125 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 11/8/2012 at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $156,015.90 The purported property address is: 23518 ANCHOR AVENUE, CARSON, CA 90745

Assessor’s Parcel No. 7329039-103 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 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12-518018-JB . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 6457711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12518018-JB IDSPub #0038060 10/18/2012 10/25/2012

11/1/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2381800# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-515100-VF Order No.: 120200695-CA-BFI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/15/2006. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): DIONECIA USHER AND THOMAS USHER, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 11/29/2006 as Instrument No. 06 2636207 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 11/8/2012 at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $465,306.00 The purported property address is: 18703 BILLINGS AVE, CARSON, CA 90746 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7338023-009 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 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12-515100-VF . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 6457711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF

COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12515100-VF IDSPub #0037946 10/18/2012 10/25/2012 11/1/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2380916# OUR WEEKLY NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0060767 Doc ID #0001058109712005N Title Order No. 12-0107875 Investor/Insurer No. 105810971 APN No. 7320-022-025 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/01/2005. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by LOURDES GUTIERREZ, A MARRIED WOMAN, AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 10/01/2005 and recorded 10/12/2005, as Instrument No. 05 2454721, in Book , Page , of Official Records in the office of the

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-516156-LL Order No.: 120213614-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/24/2008. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): EKUASE SANUSI AND MICHAEL O. SANUSI, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded: 7/7/2008 as Instrument No. 20081198986 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 10/25/2012 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, in the Vineyard Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $325,330.42 The purported property address is: 23111 COLONY PARK DRIVE, CARSON, CA 90745 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7329047-113 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 800280-2832 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12-516156-LL . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is

shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800280-2832 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 6457711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12516156-LL IDSPub #0036893 10/4/2012 10/11/2012 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2373805# OUR WEEKLY

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-11-451491-RM Order No.: 110302134-CAGTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/17/2006. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ARTHUR WILLIAMS JR AND VICKY BERNICE WILLIAMS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 8/28/2006 as Instrument No. 06 1908508 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 10/25/2012 at 9:00 A.M. Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $741,233.32 The purported property address is: 1324 E TURMONT ST, CARSON, CA 90746 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7380022-029 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 714573-1965 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-11-451491-RM . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 6457711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11451491-RM IDSPub #0036823 10/4/2012 10/11/2012 10/18/2012 10/4, 10/11, 10/18/12 CNS-2373814# OUR WEEKLY

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-12-499623-AB Order No.: 6486501 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/5/2007. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash,

cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): GEORGE AVILA, A SINGLE MAN Recorded: 3/16/2007 as Instrument No. 20070591202 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 11/1/2012 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, in the Vineyard Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $282,143.01 The purported property address is: 21249 SOUTH FIGUEROA ST #8, CARSON, CA 90745 Assessor’s Parcel No. 7343007-068 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 800280-2832 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12-499623-AB . 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and

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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 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 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0060767. 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. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-4301674 10/18/2012, 10/25/2012, 11/01/2012 10/18, 10/25, 11/1/12 CNS-2379664# OUR WEEKLY

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County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 11/13/2012 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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 and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1523 EAST HELMICK STREET, CARSON, CA, 90746. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $412,183.48. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder’s Office. 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 a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the


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