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FOOTHILL COLLEGE Invites you to join us on the main campus – Room 5015 (Just Minutes from either Foothill Expwy or 280)

A SIX-WEEK INVESTMENT AND FINANCIAL PLANNING CLASS Wednesday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. It is better for you to register now, but you may also register the first evening of class on FEB. 22nd. (Class #057). The cost is $49. No prior financial knowledge is required. To register call (408) 864-8817, or online, www.communityeducation.fhda.edu (in the Financial Planning section).

“Outstanding Course!� “I don’t want to exaggerate, but I truly believe this course has improved my life and my financial well-being. The instructors had an outstanding command of the material and presented it thoughtfully and with great humor & insight.�

Some of the Topics Are: $ HOW TO INVEST IN DIFFICULT TIMES $ STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL ESTATES $ THE BEST WAYS OF INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE $ ETFs, BONDS & MUTUAL FUNDS & STOCK $ THE UNKNOWN DANGERS OF TAX-FREE INCOME $ PROTECTING WEALTH & ASSETS IN TROUBLED TIMES $ MANAGING YOUR MONEY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE $ WHAT TO DO RIGHT NOW & FINANCIAL PLANNING $ HOW TO CHOOSE A TOP-NOTCH ADVISOR $ TURNING THE MOST COMMON FINANCIAL MISTAKES INTO PROFIT $ HOW TO PROPERLY INTEGRATE YOUR IRAs & 401(k)s $ ECONOMIC HEDGING & ASSET ALLOCATION $ HOW TO INVEST FOR/IN RETIREMENT $ AND MUCH, MUCH MORE

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NOTICE NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS for WINDOW REPLACEMENT in two buildings consisting of six units each (#1 thru #12) of Ventura Apartments, 290-310 Ventura Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project is to remove and replace old windows with glass energy-efďŹ cient products in two buildings with six residential units each.

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORS Steve Lewis is President of Lewis & Mathews Investment Management in Menlo Park. He is a college professor, investment counselor, Value Line award winner, financial author and has appeared on national radio and television. He is a past officer of the S.C. International Association of Financial planners and served on the National Academy Advisory Board. He has written for Money magazine and Dow Jones's Barron's. Jim Curran is a veteran of over 25 Years on Wall Street. He is President of Curran & Lewis Investment Management, Inc., in Menlo Park, a Wealth Manager Magazine top Wealth Management firm. He is Chief Portfolio Manager, and specializes in investment advice for individual investors, companies, and their officers. He is an accomplished and dynamic college and business lecturer. Debbie Peri, Vice President of Curran & Lewis, is an expert in retirement planning, portfolio analysis and investment management. She is a Certified Financial planner™ and a member of the Financial Planning Association and Financial Planning Forum. She was a Certified Public Accountant with Ernst & Young, has lectured extensively at the college level, and is a published investment author.

The instructors have taught over 30,000 Northern Californians their money managing techniques. SOME COMMENTS FROM PAST CLASS MEMBERS: “This course has been excellent, very informative and enlightening.� “...Very objective in presentation of material...� “I have looked forward to each class like opening a new package each week.� “The course exceeded my expectations.� “...A very helpful, well thought out, well presented course. I have recommended it to many people.� “Well done, informative, stimulating.� “Terrific! Loved the course.� “Your ability to take subject matter and make it understandable commands my highest respect.� THIS IS THE ONLY AD THAT WILL APPEAR FOR THIS COURSE. PLEASE CUT OUT AND BRING TO CLASS (This space donated to Foothill College. Not paid with tax dollars.)

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GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK: 1. Remove existing windows and screens. 2. Contractor to supply storage for supplies and materials. 3. Furnish and install double-paned Low-E glass sliding windows and screens to ďŹ t individual dimensions of existing openings. 4. Seal and caulk installations as appropriate. 5. Furnish and install locks on all windows. 6. Remove and dispose of all old material each day. 7. Clean glass and window/door frames. 8. All materials used must be manufactured in the USA. Bid speciďŹ cations pertaining to this project are available from (Friday, Feb 3, 2012) to (Friday, Feb 17, 2012). Please call to schedule a mandatory job walk. Bid closing date is (Wednesday, Mar 8, 2012) at 5:00 PM. Bid opening at 725 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301 on (Thursday, Mar 9, 2012) at 10:00 AM.

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This project is funded by the City of Palo Alto Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. All federal regulations listed in the Bid SpeciďŹ cations will apply, including equal opportunity, non-discrimination, and Federal Labor Standards provisions (Davis-Bacon). Reference is hereby made to bid speciďŹ cations for further details, which speciďŹ cations and this notice shall be considered part of the contract. For information and bid walk-through, contact Jim Brandenburg at 650-321-9709 ext. 19.

Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays until 8 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Several free programs are planned, including a book discussion on “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,� led by Stanford English department chair Gavin Jones at 1 p.m. Feb. 25; and an art talk on Evans’ work led by master’s candidate Adam Katseff at 2 p.m. March 9. Go to museum.stanford. edu or call 650-723-4177.

Palo Alto Weekly 02.10.2012 - section 1  

Section 1 of the February 10, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly