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Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Feliz Navidad! Merry Christmas 2015. EL OBSERVADOR (EO) staff wish you all a very peaceful and loving Christmas holiday enjoying your family and friends. Do take time to give someone ‘un abrazo’ (a hug) for human touching is very powerful. One feels ‘at peace’ after having received this symbolic gesture of acceptance, belonging and love. These are the emotional forces which bind families together. Supportive responsibility and caring result from these relationships and feelings.

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In this San Jose community, many significant personal interactions happened. During 2015, a small group of professional Latinos undertook the project of digitalizing EL ECENTRICO. While the project was convened by Ramon J. Martinez, Ph.D., it took Bert Garcia and others to collect all editions of El Ecentrico, (i.e., an entire archive). published 1940 to 1970, by his grand-father. This archive records the role of the local Mexican-American and other Latinos who participated in the development of San Jose’s society and economy. Silicon Valley emerged from the transitional efforts of Latinos who became its labor force here in “The Valley of the Heart’s Delight’. This effort was supported by many Latino individuals, the “Carment & Alcario Family Founda-

tion” and its non-profit fiscal agent, El Observador Foundation (established 1983). El Ecentrico’s archives will all be in digital form stored in the virtual clouds where it can never be lost. More importantly, these El Ecentrico archives will be very accessible to all who want to become informed about the Mexican-American community’s civic activities. These local social and business reports are not found in the local mainstream newspaper’s archives. That gave historians the false impression that only Caucasians did anything in this valley. Definitely not true! Thank Dr. Martinez and his colleagues for this community ‘Christmas Gift’. Another community Christmas gift: The recent ‘Homeless Shel-

ter Project’ policy agreement to have only homeless families at the Bibliotecha Library and Washington Youth Center next door to Washington Elementary School (SJUSD). Las Madres of WES effectively provided advocacy and voiced their concerns to which the SJ City Council listened and took into account when endorsing this homeless project. This ‘Christmas gift’ is being coordinated with the ‘Homeless Programs’ of Santa Clara County and will increase shelter capacity hopefully before ‘el Nino’ winter storms. Supervisors Cindy Chavez, District 2 & Mike Wasserman, District 1 are leading this effort. The best Christmas Gift to this community was the SCCo BOS approving the creation of the “Behavioral Health Subcommittee, RE-

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Entry Program which will be responsible for crafting a JAIL DIVERSIION PROGRAM as an alternative to incarceration of individuals having mental health and/or substance use challenges. This gift will eventually reduce the inmate census of county jails (Main & Elmwood) since 55% of current inmates are challenged by mental health issues. In addition the recidivism rates should drop because individuals assigned to diversion programs in the community stay in contact with family, schools, jobs, etc. This reduces those who become ‘criminalized’ by extended stays in jail which result in learning many more illegal practices. MERRY CHRISTMAS; Feliz Navidad.

P.O. Box 1990 San Jose, CA 95109 99 North First Street, Suite 100 San Jose, CA 95113 PUBLISHER Angelica Rossi angelica@el-observador.com PUBLISHER EMERITUS Hilbert Morales hmorales@el-observador.com ADVERTISING & SALES DIRECTOR Angelica Rossi angelica@el-observador.com MANAGING EDITOR Arturo Hilario arturo@el-observador.com spanish.editor@el-observador.com CONTRIBUTORS Mario Jimenez Hector Curriel OP-ED Hilbert Morales english.editor@el-observador.com LEGAL NOTICES Erica Marie Najar eolegalnotices@gmail.com ACCOUNTING Erica Marie Najar eofrontdesk@gmail.com GRAPHIC DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

sobre todo responderlas, será de gran importancia para alcanzar un equilibrio emocional importante y para fomentar nuestro crecimiento personal y profesional.

Luisa Fernanda Montero LA RED HISPANA Las festividades que celebramos en estas fechas han de ser un buen momento para compartir en familia divertirnos y descuidar la dieta, pero también son una oportunidad para evaluar diversos aspectos de nuestra vida. ¿Nos presenta el año que estamos por cerrar un balance alentador? Las preguntas que podemos hacernos son muchas y pueden tocar nuestras fibras más sensibles, pero hacerlas y

Así que más allá de ocuparnos de nuestras sensibilidades, es bueno chequear cuales son los temas en los que estamos funcionando, en cuáles no y en cuáles más o menos.

sempeño debe primar la honestidad. Es importante recordar que esta evaluación es personal; si no lo deseamos no tenemos que compartirla, pero hacerla nos será de gran ayuda en el proceso de alcanzar nuestras metas, porque esas metas son las que nos marcan el camino. ¿Tenemos claras nuestras metas? ¿avanzamos hacía ellas en este 2015 que se va?

Uno de esos aspectos, sin duda es el laboral ¿estamos satisfechos con el trabajo que hacemos? ¿lo están nuestros superiores? ¿cómo es la relación que tenemos con nuestros compañeros de trabajo? ¿trabajamos solo por necesidad? ¿damos lo mejor de nosotros en la oficina, el taller, el restaurante, el campo, la escuela o cualquiera que sea nuestro lugar de trabajo? ¿cumplimos nuestros compromisos?

Si no las tenemos claras, la paz y el ambiente de entendimiento y armonía que suele reinar por estos días, crean el espacio perfecto para plantearlas o replantearlas de acuerdo a las circunstancias.

En la evaluación que le apliquemos a nuestro de-

¿Hay armonía en nuestro hogar y en los ambientes

Y hablando de armonía... ¿estamos viviendo en un ambiente de armonía? Es decir, están en armonía nuestros pensamientos con nuestras palabras y nuestros hechos?

que frecuentamos? ¿qué papel jugamos en ese entorno? ¿le estamos dando a nuestra familia el tiempo que merece? ¿estamos cuidando nuestra salud? Las fiestas son luminosas de por sí y en su intención hay muchas virtudes. No se trata solo de celebrar con regalos, se trata también de cuidarnos y querernos y en el proceso los balances son importantes.

¿Les has dicho últimamente cuánto los quieres? Tus preguntas y tus respuestas están dentro de ti. Lo mejor es que descubrirlas puede traerle más luz a tu vida de la que puedas imaginar; pero recuerda, que en el proceso no hay nada más valioso que el perdón, ese, el primordial, el que te debes a tí mismo y que te hace más grande y el otro, ese que al ofrecerse te llena de paz. ¡Feliz Navidad!

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A partir del 1 de enero de 2016, los pases de un día Day Pass estarán general y únicamente disponibles a los pasajeros que usen Clipper®; los pasajeros ya no podrán comprar el pase de un día Day Pass en la caja de cobro del autobús o en las máquinas expendedoras de boletos del tranvía. Los pases de un día Day Pass de papel continuarán siendo expedidos sólamente a aquellos pasajeros que usen fichas para el pase de un día Day Pass distribuidas a través de agencias públicas y de servicios sociales.

¿Qué es Clipper ? ®

Clipper es la tarjeta que se utiliza para todos los servicios de transporte público en el Área de la Bahía. Además de VTA, las agencias de transporte público que aceptan la tarjeta Clipper incluyen a BART, CalTrain, AC Transit, Muni y otras. Para una lista completa, diríjase a www.ClipperCard.com

¿Dónde puedo obtener una tarjeta Clipper Card?

Durante un periodo de tiempo limitado y mientras que dure el inventario, un número limitado de tarjetas Clipper será distribuido sin cargo alguno durante las Actividades de extensión a la comunidad Community Outreach de VTA en varias ciudades y en el Centro de Servicio de VTA en el centro de San José (VTA Downtown Customer Service Center) y en el lobby de la oficina administrativa de River Oaks. Asimismo, los pasajeros pueden comprar una tarjeta Clipper en: • El lobby de la oficina administrativa de VTA en River Oaks 3331 N. First St., San José 95134 • El Centro de Servicio de VTA en el centro (VTA Downtown Customer Service Center) 55 W. Santa Clara St., San José 95113 • La mayoría de las tiendas Walgreens – llame a su tienda local de Walgreens en el Área de la Bahía para confirmar • Otras tiendas – visite www.ClipperCard.com para obtener una lista completa

¿Cómo trabaja la función acumuladora (Accumulator) de la tarjeta Clipper?

Las tarifas de un usuario de Clipper se acumularán durante ese día hasta llegar a la cantidad correspondiente a la del pase de un día Day Pass; una vez que alcance esa cantidad, el usuario de Clipper puede continuar haciendo recorridos sin cargos adicionales de tarifa por el resto del día. Cuando se tiene el límite diario de tarifas, se elimina la necesidad de llegar a una máquina expendedora de boletos o de poner dinero en la caja de cobro en el autobús. Sólo toque su tarjeta Clipper en el lector cada vez que haga un recorrido.

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NAPS The holiday season, the New Year and really, any time can be a wonderful time to think about adding even more happiness to the family by adopting a pet. Not only will you save a life through adoption, you can enrich your own life with a pet’s unconditional love. To help pet parents more easily transition a newly adopted pet into the home, Dr. Kemba Marshall, veterinarian and pet care expert, PetSmart, suggests these helpful tips: 1. Give your pet a safe space: The holidays are a social time of year, but not all visits are welcome for pets just learning their way around a new home. When you’re expecting visitors, your pet may be happier and safer in a space of his or her own. Make sure to leave treats, toys and other activities with your pet to keep him or her occupied and engaged. Before

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leaving a pet alone with a toy or treat, monitor the pet closely to ensure that he or she is safely interacting with the item. 2. Watch out for holiday decor: The festive accents of the season are beautiful but they can be a dangerous attraction for pets. Keep an eye out for how your new pet reacts to your decorations and adjust accordingly. Some decor, including candles, should be placed high up out of pets’ reach, while other items, such as plants with leaves, berries or sap, can be dangerous and should be replaced with artificial versions. 3. Consider holiday treats: Sweet treats are hard to resist during the holidays and those aromas are just as appealing to pets. Unfortunately, many holiday treats are not safe for pets and so be sure you’re taking extra precaution not to leave out human treats your pet could eat (or reach) by accident. Consider stocking up on pet-

friendly holiday treats—there are lots out there featuring favorite flavors of the season such as Peppermint Bark and Holiday Spice—so pets can enjoy something festive, too. 4. Maintain a routine: It’s important to maintain a routine for new pets, especially during the holidays when there are plenty of family gatherings and celebrations. A routine will help reinforce good behavior around potty training, mealtime and bedtime. If you aren’t able to open your home to an adopted pet, there are other ways to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets. A donation of just $25 covers such necessities as shelter space, food, and veterinarian services needed to take care of a pet while he or she waits to be adopted into a forever home. You can make a donation in the name of a pet lover on your holiday gift list or in the spirit of the season because you just want to do good.

BPT Within the first few seconds of meeting someone, an opinion is immediately formed that can last forever. This encounter often sets the tone for the relationship that follows. So how can you make your first impression a positive one? Here are some tips to help you knock your first meeting out of the park: Take pride in your presence Physical appearance is the first thing people observe before an introduction. Always dress appropriately for the occasion, whether it’s a casual lunch or a formal business meeting. A go-to suggestion is to maintain a clean and crisp appearance for most events because you can’t go wrong – think business casual. This look can be trendy and professional and will position you in a positive light. Being mindful of your appearance will give you more confidence to help make a great first impression.

Share your best smile A warm, genuine smile is your best tool in making a first impression unforgettable. “A self-assured and convincing smile starts with regular oral care practices to keep your teeth clean and your breath smelling fresh,” says Dr. Christopher Ramsey, DMD. Showcase your positive attitude For people who get nervous when interacting with others, it is essential to sustain a calm attitude and optimistic outlook. Go into the meeting with an open mind and learn something new. Contribute to the conversation and maintain engagement. Showing attentiveness is often contagious, as the person you meet catches on and reciprocates. Be conscious of your body language Body language is a crucial element in daily human interaction. From the way you walk to a meeting, to the hand gestures used while you

speak - body language is just as important as the words you say. Start by standing tall, making appropriate eye contact and giving a firm handshake. Demonstrate open body postures by keeping your head up and relaxing your shoulders. Crossed arms and legs make you appear closed off and unapproachable, so be mindful of how you might appear to others. Be yourself Being true to yourself is the best way to be presentable to others. Be comfortable with your personality. If nervousness kicks in, take a few deep breaths and remember to be calm and confident. A composed demeanor will put anyone at ease, sealing the deal on an excellent relationship as you move forward. Making an everlasting first impression is simply about being at peace with who you are and being ready to meet others. Try some of these above tips at your next meeting, networking event or job interview.


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EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com what states are doing - and unfortunately they’re doing a lot less than they should be the industry is not letting up.” A coalition of health groups called Save Lives California is gathering signatures to put a measure on the ballot that

would raise the tobacco tax by $2 a pack - and dedicate the money to smoking cessation programs and to shore up Medi-Cal, the state’s health insurance program for lowincome families and the disabled.

Suzanne Potter CALIFORNIA NEWS SERVICE SACRAMENTO, Calif. Anti-smoking advocates are pressing for a $2 a pack tobacco tax in the wake of a recent report that says California is seriously shortchanging smoking cessation programs. The annual report from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, called Broken Promises to Our Children, monitors how states spend the billions of dollars from the tobacco settlement of 1998. It found that California spends $65.6 million a year, which is just 18 percent of what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends. Jim Knox, vice president of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, says what’s worse is that money comes from the existing state tobacco tax, not from the tobacco settlement. “Back in the late 1990s, the California legislature and then-Gov. Gray Davis decided to use the money to get the state out of a budget hole,” he states. “And now the annual payments just pay off the debt on the loan they took out back then to balance the state budget.” The report did have some good news - only 12.5 percent of adult Californians smoke, compared to 16.8 percent across the country.

“We’ve made so much progress, that people and legislators and policy makers may think the battle is over,” he points out. “But regardless of

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This almost erasure of the Chinese memory meant that a lot of it had to be rediscovered and arranged for people to enjoy and learn from such a dense and sophisticated culture.

Arturo Hilario EL OBSERVADOR Shen Yun is a performance that travels throughout China’s culture and history with divinity and grace. “Shen Yun is basically a journey through 5,000 years of this culture in two hours through classical Chinese dance, which is one of the most rigorous disciplines in the world, and music,” says Enrico Trigoso, a music teacher at a Shen Yun branch school in California. At his school lots of dancers and musicians who perform in Shen Yun are trained. The main school is in New York. Trigoso is a foremost expert not only in the composing field, but a passionate learner of Chinese history itself.

“I was born in China, lived in Spain, then went back to China. Because of my parents I’ve been in touch with the Eastern and Western cultures all my life. I am very interested in both cultures and Shen Yun happens to reflect a culture that is less known nowadays.” He refers to the 5,000 years old Chinese civilization. His passion for accumulating knowledge about this vast culture stems from the belief systems and the music that has perme-

ated Western culture to its roots, even if many may not immediately recognize it. “It is less known particularly because Communist regimes took over in the 40’s, and then in the 60’s this movement called the ‘great cultural revolution’ systematically destroyed lots of artwork and culture. It became an atheist country. Societies that came from Taoism and Buddhism were treated as superstitions.”

“Shen Yun revives that, it’s really amazing,” Trigoso says. “When you see it you will notice it’s really special. You can see that the dancers are all involved in this meditation. You can see it in their bodies, you can see it in their smiles, their movements, and in the music. You can feel there’s really a spirituality to it, and it’s something we really need nowadays.” Branching from this idea of spirituality and dance, Trigoso says, that to the

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Chinese, music was thought of to be medicinal. “The writing for medicine is the same as music, just that it has a graph symbol on top. The Chinese knew that music could be like medicine, the spiritual quality.” These beliefs add to the fact that Shen Yun is a immensely uplifting and moving performance. “Technology it has overwhelmed us, the massive consumption. I think it’s really refreshing to see something like this we don’t really get to see so often.” Trigoso adds that taking some time to sit and digest the history, the mysticism and culture of China and its diverse palate allows us a moment of harmony and divinity, at least as close as we can come to it in two hours.

“In a world that we live today, so industrialized, it’s hard to get a sense of hope. So I think it involves everyone because the human is connected to the universe and to nature, so it transcends national boundaries that we have and it gives you hope of the future and of the divine, of your connection to heaven, as the Chinese would believe,” says Trigoso. “The importance of Shen Yun is that it gives hope to humanity.” Shen Yun Performing Arts will run at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 1-3, and at San Francisco War Memorial Opera House Jan. 5-10. Tickets at: ShenYun.com/ca and 888-633-6999.

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County Supervisor Cindy Chavez to be Chair; Los Altos City Mayor Jeannie Bruins, Vice Chair San Jose CALIFORNIA The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Board of Directors elected its new Chair and Vice Chair for 2016 at its December meeting. Chair Perry Woodward now passes the gavel to this year’s Vice Chair Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor, who will lead the orga-

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nization through a number of initiatives including planning for Phase II of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension, delivering bus rapid transit and light rail efficiency improvements, and implementing Envision Silicon Valley – VTA’s effort to examine Santa Clara County’s transportation network and identify the gaps as well as ways to fill them in. “I’m honored to be back in this leadership role for VTA and among my Board colleagues who are committed to moving VTA forward to address mobility issues throughout Santa Clara County and the region,” said Supervisor Chavez. “It’s going to be a pivotal year for advancements in transportation in the valley.” Chavez, who served on the VTA Board from 1999 to 2006 while a council member for the City of San José,

returned to the VTA Board in 2013 as a County Supervisor. This will be Cindy’s second time chairing the Board, having done so in 2006 after serving as vice chair in 2005. The Board also elected Los Altos Mayor Jeannie Bruins

as Vice Chair. Bruins, elected in 2012 and appointed to the VTA Board in 2015, initially served as an alternate member representing City Group 2 (the Northwest Cities of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View and Palo Alto). In August 2015, she

was appointed as the City Group’s representative to the VTA Board. “Transportation plays such a key role in the vitality of our growing region,” Bruins stated. “I am very much looking forward to serving as Vice

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LEGAL CLASSIFIEDS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611983 The following person(s) is (are) doing business1. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Surgery, 2. Center for Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 3. Center Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 4. Center for Oral Facial Surgery, 5. Center for Oral Surgery, 6. Los Gatos Center for Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery, 7. Los Gatos Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 8. Los Gatos Center for Oral and Facial Surgery, 9. Los Gatos Center for Oral Surgery, 10. Los Gatos Maxillo-Facial Surgeons, 11. Los Gatos Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 12. Los Gatos Maxillofacial Surgeons, 13. Los Gatos Maxillofacial Surgery 14. Los Gatos OMFS Center 15. Los Gatos OMS Center 16. Los Gatos Oral & Facial Surgery, 17. Los Gatos Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 18. Los Gatos Oral and Aesthetics Surgery Center 19. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Center 20. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Specialist 21. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Surgeons 22. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Surgery Associates, 23. Los Gatos Oral and Facial Surgery Center 24. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillo-Facial Specialist 25. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons 26. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 27. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Associates 28. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Center 29. . Los Gatos Oral and Maxillofacial Specialists, 30. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 31. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 32. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates 33. Los Gatos Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center 34.Los Gatos Oral Surgeons 35. Los Gatos Oral Surgery 36. Los Gatos Oral Surgery Associates 37. . Los Gatos

Oral Surgery Center 38. . Los Gatos Oral Surgery Specialist 39. Oral and Facial Surgeons of Los Gatos 40. Oral and Facial Surgery 41. Oral and Facial Surgery Associates of Los Gatos 42. Oral and Facial Surgery Center of Los Gatos 43. Oral and Facial Surgery of Los Gatos 44. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons of Los Gatos 45. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Associates of Los Gatos 46. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Center 47. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Center of Los Gatos 48. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery of Los Gatos 49. Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Specialist of Los Gatos 50. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Los Gatos 51. . Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of Los Gatos 52. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center 53. . Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center of Los Gatos 54. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Los Gatos 55. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist of Los Gatos 56. Oral Facial Surgery Center of Los Gatos 57. Oral Surgeons of Los Gatos 58. Oral Surgery Associates of Los Gatos 59. Oral Surgery Center 60. Oral Surgery Specialists of Los Gatos 61 Los Gatos Oral Facial Surgery , 14830 Los Gatos Blvd. #200 Los Gatos Ca 95032 , Santa Clara Co. Lee Walker 15965 Grandview Ave Monte Sereno, CA 95030. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 12/23/2010. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Lee Walker December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/11/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611667 The following person(s) is (are) doing business All Bright Maintenance 979 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA 95126, Santa Clara Co. All Bright Maintenance INC. 979 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA 95126. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/13/2011 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Ernie Andrade President December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/03/2015 NAME STATEMENT NO. 612249 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Fat Glass Gallery 3283 De Le Cruz Blvd Santa Clara, CA 95045, Santa Clara Co. Jeffery D Mitchell 313 Klamath Rd Milpitas, CA 95035. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Jeffery D. Mitchell December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/18/2015 NAME STATEMENT NO. 612215 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Beno G 2000 Evans Ln #2 San Jose, CA 95125, Santa Clara Co. Benil Bablo2000 Evans Ln #2 San Jose, CA 95125. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 12/17/2015 “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.) Beneil Bablo December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/17/2015 NAME STATEMENT NO. 611959 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Cloud Bistro 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043, Santa Clara Co. Catered Too Inc. 325 Demeter St East Palo Alto Ca 94303. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Greg Casella CEO December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/10/2015 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name NO. 612083 The following person/entity has abandoned the use of the fictitious business nameOh My Sushi 2595 California St Ste C&D Mountain View, CA 94040, Santa Clara Co. HKOCEAN LLC 371 Fair Oaks Ave Sunnyvale, CA 94085. This business was conducted by a limited liability company and was filed in Santa Clara County on 06/24/2015 under file no. 606380 Jae Ho Hwang Manager December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/15/2015 SUMMONS ON FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT IN INTERPLEADER

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: SYED MUDASSIR SHAH, an individual; GINA VASQUEZ, an individual; CITY OF SAN JOSEA POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION - OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; GCFS, INC., a California corporation; B.V.S., INC. dba Calhomes, a California corporation; PROFESSIONAL COLLECTION CONSULTANTS, a California corporation, and DOES 1-20, inclusive, YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY., a California corporation NOTICEl You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ Selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www. lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVIso Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la información a continuación Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito fiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVSO: Por ley, la

corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperación de $10,000 ó más de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. Case Number: (Numero de Caso) 114CV273228 The name and address of the court is: El nombre y dirección de la corte es: Superior Court of County of Santa Clara Downtown Superior Court 191 North Street San Jose, CA 95113 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Lori C. Hershorin (SBN 155977) (3053-262) (949) 859-5600 (949) 859-5680 Jason R. Burris (SBN 268790) HERSHORIN & HENRY LLP 27422 Portola Parkway, Suite 360, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 Date: December 30, 2014 Clerk, by S.Smith . Deputy (Fecha) (Secretario) (adjunto) December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 Order for Publication or Posting of Summons Ana Maria Ayala 719 Franklin Ct San Jose, CA 95127 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF Santa Clara MAILING ADDRESS: 191 North First St. CITY AND ZIP CODE: San Jose, CA 95113 Petitioner: Ana Maria Ayala Respondent: Leslie James Schopeck

time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. For legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp), at the California Legal Services Web Site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS CORRIDOS después de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citación y Petición para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL-120) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefónica o una audiencia de la corte NO basta para protegerlo. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar órdenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte también puede ordenar que pague manutención y honorarios y costos legales. Si desea obtener asesoramiento legal, pónganse en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener información para encontrar a un abogado en el Centro de ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en el sitio Web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org) o poniéndose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. NOTICE; The restraining orders are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. They are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. AVISO; Las órdenes de restricción están en vigencia en cuanto a ambos conyuges miembros de la pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la petición, se emita un fallo o la corte de otras ordenes. Cualquier agencia del orden publico que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas ordenes puede hacerlas acatar en cualquier lugar de California.

DECEMBER 25-31, 2015 this action should die before the jointly held community property is divide, the language in the deed that characterizes how title is held (i.e. joint tenancy, tenants in common, or community property) will be controlling, and not the community property presumption. You should consult your attorney if you want the community property presumption to be written into the recorded title to the property. STANDARD FAMILY LAW RESTRAINING ORDERS Starting immediately, you and your spouse or domestic partner are restrained from 1.Removing the minor child or children of the parties, if any, from the state without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court. 2.Cashing, borrowing against, canceling, transferring, disposing of, or changing the beneficiaries of any insurance or other coverage, including life, health, automobile and disability, held for the benefit of the parties and their minor child or children: 3.Transferring, encumbering, hypothecating, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property, real or personal, whether community, quasi-community, or separate, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life; and 4.Creating a nonprobate transfer or modifying a nonprobate transfer in a manner that affects the disposition of property subject to the transfer, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court. Before revocation of a nonprobate transfer can take effect or a right of survivorship to property can be eliminated, notice of the change must be filed and served on the other party. You must notify each other of any proposed extraordinary expenditures at least five business days prior to incurring these extraordinary expenditures and account to the court for all extraordinary expenditures made after these restraining orders are effective. However you may use community property, quasi-community property, or you own separate property to pay an attorney to help you or to pay court costs.

ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OR POSTING Case No. 115FL172686 Publication Granted: The Court NOTICE: If you cannot pay the filing finds that the Respondent cannot fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver be served in any other manner form. The court may order you to ADVERTENCIA – INFORMACION specified in the California Code of pay back all or part of the fees and IMPORTANTE Civil Procedure. The Court orders cost that the court waived for you that the Summons is served by and the other party. ADVERTENCIA: De acuerdo a la publication in the newspaper listed ley de California, las propieades below. Publication must occur at Exencion De Cuotas: Ai no puede adquiridas por las partes durante least once a week for four succespagar la cuota de presentacion, su matrimonio o pareja de hecho sive weeks. pida al secretario un formulario de en forma conjunta se consideran exencion de cuotas. La corte puede propiedad comunitaria para los EL OBSERVADOR ordenar que usted pague, ya sea fines de la división de bienes que en parte o por completo, las cuatas ocurre cuando se produce una If during the time of Publication or y costos de la corte previamente disolución o separación legal del Posting you locate the Responexentos a petición de usted o de la matrimonio o pareja de hecho. Si dent’s address you must have otra parte. cualquiera de las partes de este someone 18 years or older mail caso llega a fallecer antes de que the Summons, Petition and Order 1. The name and address of the se divida la propiedad comunitaria for Publication to the Respondent. court is (el nombre y dirección de de tenencia conjunta, el destino The server must complete and file la corte son): de la misma quedará determinado with the Court a Proof of Service or por las cláusulas de la escritura Mail, FL-335. Surerior Court of California, county correspondiente que describen su of Santa Clara tenencia (por ej. tenencia conjunta, Date:Dec 07, 2015 170 Park Ave tenencia en común o propiedad San Jose, CA 95113 comunitaria) y no por la presunción Published: December 25, 2015 de propiedad comunitaria. Si quiJanuary 1, 8, 15, 2016 2. The name, address, and teleere que la presunción comunitaria phone number of petitioner’s atque registrada en la escritura de la SUMMONS torney, or the petitioner without an propiedad, debería consultar con On 1st Amended Petition attorney, are: un abogado. (Family Law) (El nombre, dirección, y número de teléfono del abogado del deORDENES DE RESTRICCION NOTICE TO RESPONDENT mandante, o del demandante si no NORMALES DE DERECHO FA(Name): Leslie James Schopeck tiene abogado, son): MILIAR AVISO AL DEMANDADO (Nombre): Ana Maria Ayala En forma inmediata, usted y su 719 Franklin Ct conyuge o pareja de hecho tienen You have been sued. San Jose, CA 95127 prohibido: Lo han demandado. Date (Fecha): November 30, 2015 1.Llevarse de estado de California Petitioner’s name is: a los hijos menores de las partes, Ana Maria Ayala Clerk, by (Secretario, por) Elizabeth si los hubiera, sin el consentimiento Nombre del demandante: Duran Deputy (Asistente) previo por escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte. Case Number (Número de WARNING – IMPORTANT INcaso):115FL172686 FORMATION 2.Cobrar, pedir prestado, cancelar, transferir, deshacerse o cambiar You have 30 CALENDER DAYS afWARNING: California law proel nombre de los beneficiarios de ter this Summons and Petition are vides that, for purposes of division cualquier seguro u otro tipo de served on you to file a Response of property upon dissolution of a cobertura, tal como de vida, salud, (form FL-120) at the court and have marriage or domestic partnership vehículo y discapacidad, que tenga a copy served on the petitioner. A or upon legal separation, property como beneficiario(s) a las partes y letter, phone call, or court appearacquired by the parties during marsu(s) hijo(s) menor(es); ance will not protect you. riage or domestic partnership in joint form is presumed to be com3.Transferir, gravar, hipotecar, If you do not file your Response on munity property. If either party to ocultar o deshacerse de cualquier

manera de cualquier propiedad, inmueble o personal, ya sea comunitaria, cuasicomunitaria o separada, sin el consentimiento escrito de la otra parte o una oarden de la corte, con excepción las operaciones realizadas en el curso normal de actividades o para satisfacer las necesidades de la vida; y 4.Crear o modificar una transferencia no testamentaria de manera que afecte el destino de una propiedad sujeta a transferencia, sin el consentimiento por escrito de la otra parte o una orden de la corte. Antes de que se pueda eliminar la revocación de una transferencia no testamentaria, se debe presentar ante la corte un aviso del cambio y hacer una entrega legal de dicho aviso a la otra parte. Cada parte tiene que notificar a la otra sobre cualquier gasto extraordinario propuesto, por lo menos cinco días laborales antes de realizarlo, y rendir cuenta a la corte de todos los gastos extraordinarios realizados después de que estas órdenes de restricción hayan entrado en vigencia. No obstante, puede usar propiedad comunitaria, cuasicomunitaria o suya separada para pagar a un abogado o para ayudarle a pagar los costos de la corte. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: Esmeralda De La Cruz, Lidia Garcia, and DOES 1-10 Inclusive (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: Yujeong Ko (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): NOTICEl You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ Selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVIso Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la información a continuación. Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito fiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más


DECEMBER 25-31, 2015 cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVSO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperación de $10,000 ó más de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. Case Number: (Numero de Caso) 115CV276881 The name and address of the court is: El nombre y dirección de la corte es: Santa Clara Superior Court 191 North Street San Jose, CA 95113 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): James C. Hann 215778 408-7559793 408-702-2434 Hann Law Firm 560 S. Winchester Blvd. Ste 500 San Jose, CA 95128 Date: February 18, 2015 Clerk, by C. Pace . Deputy (Fecha) (Secretario) (adjunto) December 25 2015; January 1, 8, 15 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 612061 The following person(s) is (are) doing business El Rincon Taqueria 1460 Old Oakland Road San Jose, CA 95112, Santa Clara Co. Cesar Alejandro Jimenez Lozano 1699 Orlando Dr San Jose, CA 95122. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Cesar Alejandro Jimenez Lozano December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/15/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 612082 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Midtown Motors, Inc 1333 W. San Carlos St San Jose CA 95126, Santa Clara Co. Midtown Motors, Inc 1333 W. San Carlos St San Jose CA 95126. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Majid Etemadi Secretary December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/15/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 612011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Romero Bob Cat Service 9610 Monterey Rd. Morgan Hill CA 95037, Santa Clara Co. Alfredo Romero 9610 Monterey Rd Morgan Hill CA 95037, CA 95122. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 5/30/2008. “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.) Alfredo Romero December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/14/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611087 The following person(s) is (are) doing business 2374 Pruneridge Avenue Apartments 2374 Pruneridge Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95051, Santa Clara Co. Lawrence J. Simi Trustee of the Simi Rogers 2000 Trust 357 Irving Street San Francisco, CA 94122. This business is conducted by a trust; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 08/31/2010 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Lawrence J. Simi, Trustee December 11, 18, 25 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/12/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611081 The following person(s) is (are) doing business 1201 Blossom Hill Apartments 1201 Blossom Hill Road San Jose, CA 95118, Santa Clara Co. Sherman Tran, Trustee of the Sherman N. Tran Trust 20410 Town Center Lane. Suite 200 Cupertino, CA 95014. This business is conducted by a trust; registrant has not begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Sherman Tran, Trustee December 11, 18, 25 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/12/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611092 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Castlemont Garden Apartments 1105 W. Olive Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94086, Santa Clara Co. Walter T. Sousa, Trustee of the Sousa Family Trust 57 Innisbrook Avenue Las Vegas, CA 89113. This business is conducted by a trust; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/23/2010“I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Walter T. Sousa, Trustee December 11, 18, 25 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/12/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 610849 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Menden Manor Apartments 1617 Mendenhall Drive San Jose. CA 95130, Santa Clara Co. Peter Marra, General Partner and James Caratozzolo, general partner 20410 Town Center Lane, Suite 200 Cupertino, CA 95014. This business is conducted by a General Partnership; registrants have begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 06/24/2010“I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false

EL OBSERVADOR | www.el-observador.com is guilty of a crime.) Peter Marra, General Partner, Menden Manor Apartments December 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/06/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 610885 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Hamilton Villa Apartments 4515 Hamilton Avenue San Jose, CA 95130, Santa Clara Co. Peter Marra, General Partner and James Caratozzolo, general partner 20410 Town Center Lane, Suite 200 Cupertino, CA 95014. This business is conducted by a General Partnership; registrants have begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 06/24/2010“I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Peter Marra, General Partner, of Hamilton Villa Apartments December 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/09/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 610888 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Deodar Apartments 1134 Willow Street San Jose CA 95125, Santa Clara Co. Mike Tragoutsis, general partner, Mark Tragoutsis, general partner, 303 Baldwin Ave San Mateo CA 94401. This business is conducted by a General Partnership; registrants have begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 07/23/2010“I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Mark Tragoutsis, general partner of Deodar Apartment December 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/09/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 610848 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Villa Toscana 280 Everett Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301, Santa Clara Co. Greker ll, LLC. 20410 Town Center Lane, Suite 200 Cupertino, CA 95014. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 10/07/2011 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Diane Feirman, Managing Member Managing Member December 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/06/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 6108887 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Casa Baywood Apartments 212 S. El Camino Real San Mateo CA 94401, San Mateo Co. Casa Baywood co – Tenancy Agreement Dated 04/10/2014 20410 Town Center Lane, Suite 200 Cupertino, Ca 95014. This business is conducted by Corporation; registrant has begun business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 12/15/2010 “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Paul Dumesnil, CEO CEO December 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/09/2015 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name NO. 612060 The following person/entity has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: El Rincon Taqueria 460 Old Oakland Rd San Jose, CA 95112, Santa Clara Co. Juan M Munoz 1460 Old Oakland Rd.

San Jose, CA 95112. This business was conducted by an individual and was filed in Santa Clara County on 03/17/2011 under file no. 549310 Juan M Munoz December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/15/2015 ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS On First Amended Petition No. 1-12FL163401 Petitioner: Gilbert B. Dalit, 2395 Ridgeglen Way, San Jose, CA 95133. Respondent: Xenia E. Belmonte-Dalit. Petitioner was granted permission to serve by publication as the Respondent, Xenia E. Belmonte-Dalit, failed to appear at the Status Conference on 3/13/14 with the Honorable Philip H. Pennypacker. The next Court date for the Status Conference in regards to Dissolution of Marriage is: 9/4/14 at 1:31pm, Dept.76 of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. Street address: 170 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95113. Mailing address:191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. Both Petitioner and Respondent or their attorneys must attend this Status Conference. This Orders After Status Conference was endorsed on March 13, 2014 December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115cv289076 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Plamen Dobrev Cartwright. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Plamen Dobrev Cartwright, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Plamen Dobrev Cartwright to Plamen Dobrev Dobrev. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 02/09/2015 at 8:45 am, located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. December 16, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court December 18, 25 2015; January 1, 8, 2016 SUMMIONS ONFIRSTAMENDED COMPLAINT IN INTERPLEADER (CITACION JUDICIAL), NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) SYED MUDASSIR SHAH, an individual; GINA VASQUEZ, an individual; CITY OF SAN JOSE, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; COUNTY OF SANTACLARA, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION - OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; GCFS, INC., a California corporation; B.V.S., INC. dba Calhomes, a California corporation; PROFESSIONAL COLLECTION CONSULTANTS, a California corporation, and DOES 1-20, inclusive, YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY, a California corporation (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDARDAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ Selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form.

If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www. lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. Avisso Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la información a continuación Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito fiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin más advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVSO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperación de $10,000 ó más de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): Superior Court of County of Santa Clara Downtown Superior Court 191 North Street San Jose, CA 95113 Case Number: (Número del Caso): 114CV273228 The name, addresses, and telephone number of plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado,es): Lori C. Hershorin (SBN 155977) (3053-262) (949) 859-5600 (949) 859-5680 Jason R. Burris (SBN 268790) HERSHORIN & HENRY LLP 7422 Portola Parkway, Suite 360, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 DATE: December 30, 2014 (Fecha) Clerk, by S. Smith, Deputy (Secretario) - (Adjunfo) (Forproof of service of this summons, use Proof of Service of Summons (som POS-010).) (Para prueba de entrega de esta citatión usé el formulario Proofof Service of Summons, (POS-010)). - NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served

[1. [ ] as an individual defendant. 2. [ ] as the person sued under the fictitious name of (specisy): 3. [ ] on behalf of (specify): under: [ ] CCP 416.10 (corporation) [ ] CCP,416.60 (minor) [ ] CCP 416.20 (defunct corporation) [ ] CCP 416.70 (conservatee) [ ] CCP 416.40 (association or partnership) [ ] CCP 416.90 (authorized person) [T] other (specify): 4. [ ] by personal delivery on (date): LORIC. HERSHORIN (SBN 155977)[3053-262] THOMAS VAN (SBN 209632) HERSHORIN & HENRY, LLP 2 7422 Portola Parkway, Suite 360 Foothill Ranch, CA 926.10 Telephone: (949) 859-5600 Facsimile: (949) 859-5680 Attorneys for Plaintiff CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY, a California corporation SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, DOWNTOWN SUPERIOR COURT Case Number: 114CV273228 CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY, a California corporation, Plaintiff, vs, SYED MUDASSIR SHAH, an individual; GINA VASQUEZ, an individual; CITY OF SAN JOSE, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, a political subdivision; GCFS, INC., a California corporation; B.V.S., INC. dba Calhomes, a California corporation; PROFESSIONAL COLLECTION CONSULTANTS, a California corporation; and DOES 1-20, inclusive, Defendants, [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS AS TO DEFENDANTS SYED MUDASSIR SHAH AND GINA VASQUEZ Upon reviewing and considering the Application of Plaintiff CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY., a .California corporation (“Plaintiff”) for an Order directing the publication of summons against Defendants Syed Mudassir Shah, an individual, and Gina Vasquez, an individual (“Defendants”), and the evidence presented in support thereof, and for good cause shown, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AS FOLLOWS: (1) Service of summons in this action is to be made on Defendants Syed Mudassir Shah and Gina Vasquez by publication in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation in the County of Santa Clara, State of California, which is hereby designated as the newspaper most likely to give actual notice to said Defendants; and that said publication be made at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks; and (2) In the event the Defendants Shah or Vasquez are located before the expiration of the time herein prescribed for publication of summons, a copy of the summons and of the complaint and of the Order for Publication be served forthwith. IT IS SO ORDERED. Date: November 3, 2015 JOSEPH H. HUBER JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT PROOf OF SERVICE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF ORANGE I am employed in the County of Orange, State of California I am t over the age of 18 years and not a party to the within action, My business address is 27422 Portola Parkway, Suite 360, Foothill Ranch, CA 926.10 On October 29, 2015, I served the following document(s) described as [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS AS TO THE DEFENDANTS SYED MEDASSIR SHAH AND GINA VASQUEZ parties in this action by placing a true copy(ies) thereof enclosed in sealed envelope(s) addressed as follows: BVS,Inc. Defendant John L. Flegel Jorgenson, Siegel, McClure &

LEGAL CLASSIFIEDS Flegel, LLP 1100 Alma Street, Suite 210 Menlo Park, CA 94025 GCFS, Inc. Defendant C/O Brighton Hushing-Kline 4301 Secondwind Way Ste 110 PO Box 3410 Paso Robles, CA 93447 Santa Clara County Defendant c/o Rakhee Mehta, by Holly L. Price 880 Ridder Park Drive San Jose, Ca 95131 [X] (BY MAIL) I caused each such envelope(s), with postage thereon fully prepaid, to be placed in the United States mail at Foothill Ranch, California, I am readily familiar with the practice of this law firm for collection and processing of correspondence for mailing, said practice being that in the ordinary course of business, mail is deposited in the United States Postal Service the same day as it is placed for collection. * : * [ ] (VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL) I caused said document(s) to be transmitted via PDF format to the following e-mail address: [X] (STATE) I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that theabove is true and correct, Executed on October 29, 2015 at Foothill Ranch, California. December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV288794 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Romy Maria Plaizer. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner Romy Maria Plaizer has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Romy Maria Plaizer to Romy Maria Massaad. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 2/2/16 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. December 8, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV287702 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Be Thi Nguyen. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner, Be Thi Nguyen, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Be Thi Nguyen to Bekki Be Nguyen b. Alan Soundara to Alan Nguyen. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 01/12/15 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. November 04, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME NO. 115CV288462 Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara-In the matter of the application of: Anthony David Lee. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The court finds that petitioner: Anthony David Lee, has filed a petition for Change of Name with the clerk of this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. An-

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thony David Lee to Boy Boy Eloh Dor Lemoorebach. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted on 01/26/15 at 8:45 am, Probate Dept., located at 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of the Order to Show cause shall be published at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in El Observador, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Santa Clara. November 25, 2015 Thomas E. Kuhnle Judge of the Superior Court December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611141 The following person(s) is (are) doing business JC Construction 602 E. weddell Dr. Spc 139 Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Santa Clara County. Jose Cesar A. Palacios 600 E. Weddell Spc 139 CA 94089. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 11/13/2015 “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.) Jose Caser A. Palacios December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 11/13/15 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611739 The following person(s) is (are) doing business Anderson Consulting 1346 The Alameda, STE -7-307 San Jose, CA 95126 Santa Clara County. Sean Anderson 754 The Alameda Apt 7106 San Jose CA 95126. This business is conducted by an individual; registrant has begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon, 11/13/2015 “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.) Sean Andersen December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/07/15 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611665 The following person(s) is (are) doing business CARSTAR ESPANAS San Jose 470 East Brokaw Rd San Jose CA 95112, Santa Clara County. Espanas Collision Repair 6170 East Brokaw Rd San Jose, CA 95112. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Miguel Espana December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/07/15 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT NO. 611592 The following person(s) is (are) doing business M&L Janitorial Services 84.N Jackson Ave #28 San Jose CA 95116, Santa Clara County. Marcela Rogel N. Jackson Ave #28 San Jose CA 95116. This business is conducted by a corporation; registrant has not begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed hereon. “I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.” (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) Marcel Rogel December 11, 18, 25, 2015; January 1, 2016 This statement was filed with the County of Santa Clara on 12/01/15


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BPT Between headaches, stuffy noses, cough and the occasional fever, chances are you’ll at some point reach for overthe-counter medicines (OTC) to combat cold and flu symptoms. OTCs are a safe and effective way to relieve minor ailments when taken as directed, but a new survey suggests Americans are overlooking the Drug Facts label on OTCs. Two in five Americans see OTC dosing instructions as suggestions, not directions, according to a national survey conducted by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division. Also, while 84 percent believe it’s “very important” to read the directions the first time they take prescription medicine, only 72 percent felt that way about OTCs. Medical experts say that ignoring the label can lead to unnecessary risks like doubledosing, or taking too much of the same active ingredient at the same time. This is especially important during cold and flu season, when it’s not uncommon to take multiple or multi-symptom OTC medicines. Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, an emergency department physician who partnered with McNeil to encourage the safe use of OTC medicines, says it’s important to read the medicine label each time you take an OTC. “I’ve seen my patients take too high of a dose, too frequently, in combination with medications that could interact, or a medicine that’s not right for their health condition,” she says. “These are unnecessary risks that could easily be prevented by paying close attention to the label.” Dr. Long Gillespie encourages her patients to know three important things before taking their next OTC medicine. 1. Always read and follow the label — whether it’s the first time or the 100th time. One in four Americans don’t think

it’s important to look at labels of OTCs they’ve taken before, according to the survey. But medicine labels and formulations change, and so does our health. “Even if you use the same pain reliever every month, make it a point to read the label again,” says Dr. Long Gillespie. “Double check dosing instructions, if there are new warnings or directions, and consider any new health conditions or medications you have.” 2. Be aware of active ingredients. Combination medications such as for cold and flu,

migraines, and arthritis have multiple active ingredients, which can be very convenient as relief could come in a single pill. “Many of these different combination medicines have the same active ingredients and taking multiple medications with the same active ingredient can increase your risk of taking too much,” notes Dr. Long Gillespie. She recommends reviewing the active ingredients list, and to only take one medicine with the same active ingredient at a time — whether prescription or OTC.

3. Know your dose, and do not take OTC medicines longer than indicated. According to Dr. Long Gillespie, a common misconception she hears from her patients is that taking more than the recommended doses will improve your symptoms faster or better. “Not only will this not help your symptoms, but it could be harmful. Follow the dosage amounts and be sure to stay under the 24-hour maximum,” she advises. She also recommends speaking to your doctor or health care provider if you find you need the OTC medicine for more days than recommended. They will be able to help you assess which medicine may be best to treat your symptoms and figure out the cause of your symptoms. “OTCs are not meant for prolonged use,” she says, so never take the OTC for longer than indicated on the label. As final advice, Dr. Long

Gillespie reminds patients to always treat OTC medicines with the same responsibility you would any prescription medication. “The best way to both relieve your symptoms and stay out of harm’s way is by following the instructions on every label, every time,” she

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says.Every Label Every Time is a national education initiative from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division to encourage safe and informed use of OTC medicines. For more information, visit www.EveryLabelEveryTime.com.


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ARIES Tu misión en el 2016 será dar la mano al necesitado y hacer el bien sin mirar a quién. De ello depende que las bendiciones del cielo caigan sobre ti. Un sueño largamente acariciado se cumple para ti, enhorabuena. El amor te dará sorpresas. Del 17 de abril al 29 de junio, Marte tu planeta regente estará retrógrado, durante ese periodo deberás tener mucha calma, mucha cordura y sobre todo mucho tacto al tratar a los demás. Proyectos que tengas de trabajo, resultarán incluso mejor de lo que te imaginas.

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GÉMINIS Emocionalmente te mantendrás estable, y serás más feliz que antes. Has de trabajar mucho en el 2016 por ello nada ha de faltarte. Pensarás en realizar negocios y en diversas maneras de aumentar tus ingresos, que en este año serán de los más abundantes de todo el zodiaco. Tus buenos propósitos y generosidad te acercarán a la buena fortuna. La posición de Júpiter en tu casa cuarta te será benéfica para el trabajo, la salud y el dinero. Es muy probable que decidas unir tu vida con alguien especial si estás soltero.

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Un ciclo de tu vida finalizó en el 2015, para que otro periodo más fértil de inicio. Contactos con gente emprendedora te acercarán a la buena fortuna. Recibirás una gran bendición en este año en el que destacarás como nunca antes. La posición de los astros te será benéfica en la salud y en el amor. Los hombres de este signo ganarán más dinero o se moverán a un mejor trabajo. Las mujeres encontraran el amor, y algunas pensarán seriamente en el matrimonio.

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En el pasado has hecho mucho por tus afectos, ahora esa ayuda retorna a ti y no padecerás ninguna necesidad. No te eches encima responsabilidades ajenas y no sufras más por situaciones inconclusas del pasado. La posición de Júpiter en tu casa de finanzas y posesiones promete incrementar tus ganancias trayendo más dinero a tu vida. El 2016 será para ti un nuevo amanecer, sólo necesitas ser optimista, mantenerte en forma y buscar tu felicidad para después ayudar a otros. Recuerda que naciste para brillar.

Un nuevo círculo de amistades y actividades espera por ti desde que de comienzo la primavera, la vida te tiene reservadas muchas sorpresas, principalmente en el terreno amoroso. Cuando eres feliz en el amor, eres capaz de alcanzar hasta lo que parece imposible. Tu misión en este año será compartir tus experiencias y ayudar a los demás. Serás una especie de motivador y serán muchos los que acudan a ti en busca de consejo y orientación. Saturno permanecerá en tu signo todo el año, debes ser cauteloso y sobre todo evita vicios y excesos.

VIRGO Tu buena suerte ha de centrarse en tres puntos muy importantes: el incremento de tu religiosidad, la unión que establezcas con tu pareja y seres queridos y tercero, saber escuchar consejos y analizar las opiniones de los demás. La espiritualidad será un factor importante en tu vida, te volverás más generoso y comprensivo. Te espera un año de trabajo arduo y grandes satisfacciones. Con toda la experiencia que has ganado, te has convertido en una persona muy experimentada. La buena noticia que trae el 2016 será referente a tu mundo financiero.

LIBRA El amor y la familia han de ser los motores que pongan en marcha tu camino durante todo este año. El karma te ha dejado una valiosa lección que te hace valorar la vida y por ello te convertirás en un ser más humanitario, generoso y feliz. El 2016 trae nuevas expectativas y oportunidades a los nativos de tu signo, pero debes mantenerte alerta porque Saturno ahora navega en tu sector de social, por lo tanto debes ser muy cuidadoso a la hora de elegir amistades. Júpiter navegará por tu signo a partir de septiembre, es augurio que algo hermoso te sucederá.

ESCORPIÓN El 2016 será un buen año para ti, no existen ataduras ni posiciones astrales que puedan ponerte trabas. Decidirás ponerte en forma y vivir de una manera más sana y natural. El aspecto financiero se verá beneficiado, contarás con trabajo y recursos en abundancia. La misión que te espera este año será ayudar a otras personas con tu experiencia y sabiduría, y si aún no encuentras el amor, es augurio que el 2016 traerá a tu vida una persona que te hará feliz. La práctica constante de ejercicios, una dieta balanceada y el amor por la naturaleza, harán de este 2016 un año inolvidable para ti.

CAPRICORNIO Con Plutón navegando en tu signo, nuevas y muy buenas oportunidades han de cruzarse en tu camino. En los últimos tres años has pasado por mucho, pero todo esto te ha servido de gran experiencia para que despiertes a una nueva realidad. Comenzarás a abrirte paso con una nueva filosofía, dejarás de sufrir por pesares del ayer y te mostrarás más alegre y divertido. Adonde quiera que vayas te convertirás en el centro de atención, podrás balancear tu vida entre el trabajo, las obligaciones y el placer. Venus traerá una gran sorpresa a tu vida romántica.

ACUARIO Muchos acuarianos se verán envueltos en beneficencia y acciones comunitarias. En tu vida siempre existirá una persona de algún signo de fuego, dicha persona será quien le dará un toque de aventura y pasión a tu vida. Tus buenas acciones del pasado te recompensarán en este año en el que serás más feliz. A ti te será encomendado mandar y gobernar, en tus manos estará el futuro de muchas personas, instituciones y empresas. Durante la primavera conocerás a una persona que se convertirá en un gran aliado.

PISCIS En el 2016, tu mundo vuelve a llenarse de alegría, gente nueva con mentalidad moderna se harán presentes en tu destino, haciendo que tu vida se vuelva más fácil y placentera. Existen cuatro factores importantes para que alcances tus metas, tu felicidad y goces de buena salud; primero, haz mucho ejercicio, practica yoga o algún deporte; segundo, toma mucha agua y aliméntate de una manera saludable; tercero, incrementa tu espiritualidad y cuarto y más importante, haz el bien a los demás y deséale el bien a todo el mundo.

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