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New Marshalls store in Bixby to open next week Marshalls, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers, will open a new store in the Bixby Knolls Shopping Center, 4450 Atlantic Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 5. The 21,286-square-foot store, which will feature a contemporary design and a single-line checkout for fast service, is expected to add approximately 60 full- and part-time jobs to the area. “This project began as an idea nearly six years ago. Now, we will open a successful national ‘destination retail’ experience here in Bixby Knolls,” said 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich. “I am confident that the community, Marshalls and GASKA (the propertymanagement company that owns the shopping center) will realize the success of our efforts.”

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The new off-price retailer will include a Shoe MegaShop and a boutique-inspired department for young women.

The new location will include a Shoe MegaShop that features designer and brand-name shoes for the whole family. “Our exciting new

Marshalls Shoe MegaShop offers thousands of designer shoes with new styles arriving several times each week,” said Marshalls

Outgoing LB vice mayor Val Lerch returns to roots as community activist Nick Diamantides Staff Writer

Val Lerch may not be a member of the Long Beach City Council any longer, but don’t expect him to disappear from the local political scene any time soon. “I plan to continue what I have been doing for the past almost 20 years of my life,” he said. “I will do whatever I can to influence the decisions that are made by the City, and to bring improvements to the North Long Beach community.” Lerch was the city’s vice mayor and council member for the 9th District, until about two weeks ago, when Steven Neal, who won the election last April, was sworn in as Lerch’s replacement. Almost immediately after his tenure on the council expired, Lerch was re-elected as a member

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of the North Project Area Committee (North PAC)– the citizens group that advises the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) on projects the agency undertakes in North Long Beach.

Lerch had been a member of North PAC for several years and was the vice chair of that committee when he ran for city council in 2002. He was next in line to be chair but declined that position and resigned from the group in order to wage his election campaign eight years ago. Now that he is back as a member of North PAC, Lerch says he plans to be very involved in keeping lines of communication open between the RDA and North Long Beach residents to make sure the agency’s projects meet the needs and reflect the wishes of the community as much as possible. “The biggest agency project in North Long Beach right now is the development of the North Village,” Lerch said. “It’s at the point see lerch page 17

spokesperson Laura McDowell. “Just pick out your favorite style, and look for your size in the boxes under the display.”

In addition, Marshalls’s new high-energy in-store boutique, The CUBE, has a color scheme, music and lighting unique from the rest of the store. The boutique-inspired department is designed to allow young women to shop for fashion-forward designer clothes and accessories more easily. Rather than being organized by size, apparel in The CUBE is organized by style, with coordinating accessories nearby, so shoppers can create a head-to-toe outfit more easily. Grand-opening hours will be 10am to 8pm. Regular store hours will be 9:30am to 9:30pm Mondays through Saturdays, and 11am to 8pm on Sundays. ---------------------------------------MORE INfORMATION MarshallsOnline.com

Former SH councilmember’s wife was outspoken, involved in community

Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer

Ethel Mae McCallen, a 56-year Signal Hill resident, businesswoman, and wife of former Signal Hill Councilmember Marion “Buzz” McCallen, passed away on July 15, 2010. The 88-year-old

California native will be remembered as an outspoken figure who was deeply dedicated to her community. Born in Long Beach on July 8, 1922, Ethel Mae grew up in a strict, religious family. “She was see ethel page 16


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SHPD bike patrols could start again by early next year Nick Diamantides Staff Writer

SuNDOWN cHOW-DOWN Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 370 Junipero Ave., will host a “Chow Down at Sundown” from 6pm to 8pm friday, July 30, featuring food, games and music by Woven Image. Call (562) 434-7400. HOt WHeeLS! Sponsored by the Sultans Car Club of Long Beach, the 20th Annual Signal Hill Car Show will take place from 8am to 3pm on Sunday, Aug. 1 in Signal Hill Park, at the corner of Hill Street and Cherry Avenue. Music will be provided by Johnny Rocket and the V-Twins. The show will feature classic cars from 1975 and older. SuNDay iN tHe ParK The City of Signal Hill and Sultans Car Club of Long Beach will host a car show Sunday, Aug. 1 from 8am to 3pm at Signal Hill Park, at the corner of E. Hill Street and Cherry Avenue. The event will feature showquality cars and trucks from 1975 and before, and an awards presentation will begin at 2pm. Music will be provided by Johnny Rocket and the VTwins. Proceeds will benefit Signal Hill youth programs. Call (562) 8694202. NeWLy eLecteD The North Long Beach Community Action Group will present 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal on Sunday, Aug. 1 from 2pm to 4pm, at North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave. He will be presenting an overall view of his plans for North Long Beach and the city. FuN iN tHe SuN The Office of fourth District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell is conducting a Summer fun Day & Concert in the Park on Sunday, Aug. 1 at 4pm at Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St. The Elm Street Band will perform. Bring picnic dinner, blanket, and chairs. tHe NeXt SuPPer The next dinner for the Bixby Knolls Supper Club will take place at The factory Gastrobar, 4020 Atlantic Ave., on Monday, Aug. 2. first seating will be at 5:30pm, second seating at 7pm. Send an RSVP to info@bixbyknollsinfo.com. The club’s goal is to support local restaurants on Monday nights, which are typically slow. Call (562) 989-7323. NigHt ON tHe tOWN The City of Signal Hill will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 5pm to 8pm at Reservoir Park, 3315 Gundry Ave. (at Wardlow Road). The free annual community event is organized by the Signal Hill Police Department, in partnership with Target and the sponsorship of many local businesses and organizations, to promote strong partnerships between our local police, businesses and residents to prevent crime and make Signal Hill a safe place to live, visit, and do business. Included will be a bounce house for children, an art maker to create art projects, face painting, safari critters, a balloon artist, food, music, a chance to check out the Signal Hill Police Department’s Mobile Command Vehicle and the LA County fire Truck, and opportunities to win prizes. cOOKBOOK MeMOir The California Writers Club of Long Beach will present H. Jose Sanchez, author of My Mother’s Bolivian Kitchen: Recipes and Recollections, on Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 6pm to 8pm at the Los Altos Branch of the Long Beach Public Library, 5614 E. Britton Dr. Sanchez will speak about writing the cookbook memoir. Published and aspiring writers of all genres are welcome to attend. Visit calwriters.org or calwriterslongbeach.org, or call (562) 595-2114. reMeMBeriNg HirOSHiMa aND NagaSaKi Under a canopy of 2,500 origami peace cranes, the first Congregational Church of Long Beach, 241 Cedar Ave., will host an interfaith service on Thursday, August 5 at 7pm, in remembrance and recognition of the 65th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Special music, the lighting of candles, meditations and prayers will be offered. Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Unitarian, Christian and Jewish leaders will speak about why remembering those bombings is important in their respective religious traditions. Call (562) 754-5334. SuMMer SOuNDS? friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts (fOSHCA), in partnership with the City of Signal Hill, is conducting its 2010 Summer Concerts in the Park series. The free concerts will be performed each Wednesday night through Aug. 11 at 6:30pm in Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave. Attendees are welcome to bring picnic baskets or purchase food at the event. Next week will include a Neil Diamond tribute. Call (562) 989-7370. LOSt art The Los Altos Neighborhood Library Book Group will discuss The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 10am. The book is a true story of a long-lost painting by the Italian master Michelangelo Caravaggio. New members are always welcome. The library is located at 5614 E. Britton Dr. Contact the librarian at cliff.phillips@lbpl.org or (562) 570-1045.

If the Signal Hill Honorary Police Officers Association (HPOA) has its way, bike patrols will once again be part of the Signal Hill Police Department’s law-enforcement efforts in the near future. During its July 20 meeting, the Signal Hill City Council authorized Police Chief Tom Sonoff to work with the HPOA to raise the approximately $7,000 needed to restart the bike patrols. Sonoff said the SHPD’s bikepatrol program was shelved about nine years ago. “Until that time we were using the bike patrol to enhance our patrol operations mostly in the retail areas of the city, but also in some of the residential areas,” he said. “We would use officers and police volunteers, so the number of people on the bike patrols varied.” The chief said that once the funds are raised, the police department will purchase four bicycles and the necessary equipment for four police officers and two police volunteers, who will also be trained. “The officers will work the assignment on an overtime basis wherever an extra patrol is needed and where we think that bikes would be effective,” Sonoff said. “Obviously, the volunteers would not get paid.” He added that the officers and volunteers would have two-way radios enabling

them to instantly communicate with SHPD dispatchers. The chief noted that bike patrols would probably operate on regular schedules in retail areas during the holiday season. “Other

“The officers will work the assignment on an overtime basis wherever an extra patrol is needed and where we think that bikes would be effective.” Police Chief Tom Sonoff

times, it would be on an as-needed basis where we think a bike patrol would be helpful,” he said. Sonoff explained that he contemplated restarting the bike patrol program for some time, but he knew there was no money in the city’s budget to pay for it. So he approached the HPOA to see if that organization was interested in raising the necessary funds. “About a month ago, Chief Sonoff came to us and asked if we could help put the bike patrol back

in action again,” said George Lopez, HPOA president. “I told the chief that I have a daughter that works for the Long Beach Police Department and she tells me about how the Long Beach Bike Patrol works with the community, so I know it would be great for Signal Hill to have a bike patrol again.” Soon after his meeting with Sonoff, Lopez presented the concept to the HPOA Board of Directors, and they unanimously supported it. “Then we took it to our general membership and they gave us their enthusiastic support,” Lopez said. Once Sonoff knew that the HPOA was willing to help, his next step was to go to the council for its approval, which he got on July 20. The HPOA has been in existence for many years, and its primary mission is to raise money to meet the needs of widows and children of SHPD officers who died while employed by the department. “We do have some funds for that purpose from events that we have held this year,” Lopez said. “We are planning more events this year, and hopefully more people will participate so we can raise additional funds for the bike patrol.” “Bike patrol officers stop and talk to people on a one-on-one basis,” Lopez said, explaining that bike patrol officers win the trust of see bike page 17


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Once in a while, I get the chance to attend a theatrical performance in order to write a review for the paper. Most of the time I go, take notes, go home and write the review, turn it in for publishing and that is the end of the matter. This week, my task was to put in writing my opinions regarding the Pantages production of the new musical Young Frankenstein (see page 8 for my formal review). When the show was over and Steve and I were driving home, I knew a standard review would not tell the full story of the evening we experienced. I knew I’d be writing a personal sidebar filling our readers in on the juicy back-story. Well, I think it’s juicy. The evening starts with me fighting an enormous crowd in order to get to the media table to obtain my reserved tickets. It’s a good thing I’m not claustrophobic because the people (and paparazzi) were five or six deep milling around trying to get a look at the red carpet arrival of Mel Brooks and Cloris Leachman, as well as a dozen or more other celebrities. All I wanted to do was get my seat assignments and get into the theatre. finally, with tickets in hand, we walked up to one of the ushers who informed us

that we were to be seated up front in row f. What? How is that possible? I mean, I know the Signal Tribune is important, but really, four rows from the stage? We hit the jackpot. Making our way down front, we found ourselves face-to-face with the likes of Mel Brooks, Shirley Jones and her hubby Marty Ingels. In fact, Elliott Gould and I were practically nose-tonose. Once Steve and I composed ourselves, and he gathered as many autographs as possible (sans Mel Brooks), we went to find our seats. Uh oh! There was someone already in them. We compared tickets and discovered that we were indeed to be seated in row f, but row f in the mezzanine (fancy word for balcony). A little embarrassed, but through no fault of our own (thanks to the usher for sending us down front to rub elbows with the posh set, even if it was for just a few minutes), we made our way up the long aisle, took the stairs, found our seats, in row f, and settled in to watch the show. As I state in my review, I loved the show, and in some ways I think the musical stage version added more depth to the movie’s storyline. Looking back, I realize now part of the reason is that the musical adaptation is

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live and in COLOR. Duh! The movie was filmed in black and white. No wonder the sets and costuming seemed so bright and nearly 3-D-ish on the stage. It’s a bit like considering the movie Young Frankenstein to be equivalent to the Kansas scenes in The Wizard of Oz, while the stage version is more like the Technicolor Oz portion of the film. Both certainly have their merits. Once the play was over, we were thrilled to see Mel Brooks walk to the center of the stage to greet the audience members. “I got goosebumps– this is a great great cast– incredible ensemble,” said Brooks with twinkles in his eyes. He then thanked the stars of the show and ended with “This has been a great night. Thanks for enjoying it with me.” Indeed we did. Now if that wasn’t enough, on our

way out, we ran into Cloris Leachman, who graciously introduced Steve and me to her daughter, son-inlaw and some of their friends. Ms. Leachman said she loved the show but seemed more interested in what I thought. Well, I couldn’t have been more honored. Her portrayal of frau Blucher in the film version of Young Frankenstein was comedic brilliance. I could hardly believe I was standing there comparing notes about the evening’s performances with her. Actually, the conversation she was more interested in having was about what a fabulous cook her daughter is. Ms. Leachman actually said her daughter is the best cook “in the world.” I said, “Wow! In the whole world?” She nodded in agreement. Hmmm… maybe we have a new food Network star about to hit the airwaves. Bet that would be a great show! ß

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for cash-strapped golf courses, the solution may be found in the nonprofit sector By Kevin Flanagan, President, United States Golf Little League With the economy still struggling, golf courses nationwide are looking for new ideas to generate traffic and income. Over 5 million youth play golf in the United States. A strong youth program can generate guaranteed weekly income for all areas of a facility– from green fees to concessions. The challenge is running a league without its cost outstripping the income it generates. The net goal is to increase profit and visibility in the community. This is where organizations like the United States Golf Little League (USGLL) come in. A nonprofit group with a proven system that, similar to other youth sports or-

ganizations, counts on local business sponsorship for funding. They boast that a league can be up and running quickly and at no cost to the facility. Many youth programs only offer the opportunity to introduce youth and their families to the facility in the hope they will return and spend money. The key is to look for a program that is not a “one off” event, but a league with seasons and a schedule– generating consistent, recurring income and awareness in the community. In many areas of the country, a league can hold several seasons a year. In Long Beach, the local USGLL affiliate has three seasons

a year: a 10-week spring season, an eight-week summer season and an eight-week fall season. Some programs are corporate backed and only looking for a course to donate space and time. Others are nonprofit and run completely by volunteers. While not having resources tied up in the events may be attractive, having a staff member involved in the program can ensure that the facility is getting the most out of the relationship. In many cases, the course may need to use staff to get the first season up and running before transitioning to volunteers as the season progresses. Regardless of the program you

choose, make sure to use it to get as much local press as possible. Reach out to local papers, schools and other youth organizations to help promote the program and publicize the results. Ultimately, starting a youth golf league can be a great way to bolster perception in your city and create long-term income. Golf is a sport that can be played for a lifetime. The more kids start today, the more adults will be playing tomorrow.

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For more information on youth golf, contact the USGLL by phone at 1-866-948-7455 or visit usgll.org. ß

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Bell as a Signal? The recent news about the City of Bell has been disconcerting to say the least. So it was reassuring to read Ken farfsing’s letter in the July 23 edition of the [Signal] Tribune. While most people of reason agree that all public employees and elected officials are entitled to fair and just compensation for their service, what would even be more reassuring would be the publication of the salaries of the highest paid employees in the City of Signal Hill. Also the compensation of our city council members and the members of the various agencies. A related issue that begs clarification is who will pay for the huge retirement benefits to Bell’s

retired city manager, et al? Steve Lopez’s column in the July 25 LA Times partially answers the question. He states that Bell is pooled with 140 similarly sized California towns and public entities like water and sanitation districts, which together will be taxed to pay these benefits. Inquiring minds would like to know if Signal Hill or our water or our sanitation district is included in this pool? The Signal Tribune could perform a valuable public service by enlightening its readers on these issues. clark and Donnis Weygandt Signal Hill

I would like to make your readers aware of a fundraising yard sale we will have this coming Saturday on behalf of our friend/coworker– Jesse from our Trader Joe’s store in Bixby Knolls. We are putting on the yard sale to raise money for Jesse, who recently lost several of his toes due to complications from diabetes. Jesse had them amputated last week and is doing his best to make the best of the situation. The yard sale will help him pay for some of the medical costs associated with the surgery. Jesse has many friends, and we have pulled together to help with the yard sale. We hope that many of

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Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. subpoenaed hundreds of employment, salary, and contract records from the City of Bell and its top officials as part of an investigation to determine whether civil or criminal action should be taken against city leaders whose secretive salaries in one case rose to almost $800,000 a year. Brown told a news conference at his downtown Los Angeles state office Monday that he was making public the issuance of the subpoenas both to assure the residents of Bell and the people of California that state government is taking fast, effective action to crack down on any possible wrongdoing, and also to warn officials in other California cities that no pub-

lic officials will be allowed to carry out similar schemes. “These outrageous pay practices are an insult to the hardworking people of Bell and have provoked righteous indignation in California and even across the country,” Brown said. “I’m determined to get to the bottom of these exorbitant payouts and protect the state’s pension system against such abuses, and today’s subpoenas are an important step in that process.” Brown gave city officials an expedited schedule to turn over documents to state investigators, demanding within 48 hours production of the critically important employment contracts. Brown said his department’s

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investigation is looking at all possible violations of law by Bell officials, including civil and criminal sanctions. Brown launched his state probe after The Los Angeles Times revealed the $787,637 salary of City Manager Robert Rizzo and found that the Bell police chief was making 50 percent more than the police chief of Los Angeles. The newspaper reported that Rizzo’s salary made him possibly the highest-paid city manager in the country. Police Chief Randy Adams was paid $457,000 a year, and Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia was paid $376,288. The three resigned on friday. four Bell city council members, including the mayor, are paid

nearly $100,000 for their part-time jobs. In 2005, a state law limited salaries for city council members in general law cities. The newspaper reported that in the same year, Bell engineered a special election to convert to a charter city, the only item on the ballot that year. Since then, council members’ salaries have increased dramatically. Bell, in southeast Los Angeles County, has a population of 36,624 that includes a high percentage of low-income residents, according to the 2000 Census. Hundreds of citizens marched through city streets last Sunday to demand the resignation of the mayor and other council members. Brown’s probe will examine

whether any illegality, self-dealing, or other improper activity occurred in Bell, and whether any changes in California law are necessary to prevent similar abuses in the future. “We will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into how these unprecedented salaries were awarded to public servants,” Brown said. He also said his office will review salaries in other local jurisdictions around the state to determine whether similar abuses might be occurring. The overall investigation is being conducted jointly with CalPERS, the state public employee pension fund, which has responsibility for administering the state pension system. ß

Davis files eight causes of action against richardson, La county registrar-recorder Steven Piper Editorial Intern

A fraud case that was filed by former 37th District Congressional candidate Lee Davis on June 15, which was previously reported by the Signal Tribune, has grown to include a total of eight causes of action against defendants Congresswoman Laura Richardson (37th District) and the Los Angeles County Registrar-

Recorder. Davis claims the following causes of action against them: 1. Voter fraud and violations of election rules against all defendants 2. Violations of the 14th and 15th Amendments against all defendants 3. Emotional, psychological, physical cruelty of seniors

and disabled voters 4. Candidates’ names were not properly rotated on ballots 5. To deem this primary election null and void against all defendants 6. Violations of civil procedure codes 446, 438, 1985.3, 1956, 2000, (A) 2020.410 7. Laura

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should not be placed on November ballot as the winner of the June 8, 2010 primary election 8. Meetings with county registrar on June 11, 2010, and June 14, 2010 did not resolve omission of Terrance Ponchak’s, Lee Davis’s and Peter Mathews’s names from vote recorder “The county did not do their

jobs in getting the ballots out,” Davis said. “Due to the corruption of Laura Richardson, I ask that she cannot run again.” If Davis wins the trial and all counts against Richardson, primary elections for the 37th District will have to be held for a second time and Laura Richardson will not be able to run again. The next court hearing is set for Wednesday, Aug. 4 in downtown Los Angeles. ß

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Darkly comic Smoke & Mirrors reflects smoldering twists at Long Beach Playhouse Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer

Once you’ve seen ten or twenty murder mysteries, they start to become what I would call “partially predictable.” In the case of Smoke & Mirrors, this is certainly the case. Still, there are stylistic differences that set each of these suspense thrillers apart from the others, making the experience fresh and entertaining. Playwright Eric Overmyer’s “comedy adventure” takes place in a single room of the governor’s vacation home in Mississippi. The locale turns out to have curiously little to do with the story but creates some opportunities for laugh-out-loud comic turns in the script, so what the heck. In Smoke & Mirrors, Hollywood

directorial spouses Hamilton and Barbara Orr (J.D. Weiss and Elizabeth Woodberry) have borrowed the Mississippi main man’s maritime manse for a movie-planning pow wow with screenwriter Clark (Carl DaSilva) and the film’s designated male lead, Derek (Tyler Crosby). Control freak Hamilton is anything but secretive about his loathing for the narcissistic and boorish Derek. The nervous Clark, who protects every word of his screenplay with an overwrought phobia against the slightest editing, plays right into Hamilton’s daring plot. Or does he? When Hamilton and Clark propose to draw Derek into a deadly rehearsal of the script’s final scene, things don’t quite go as planned. Tom Hardy stars as the seemingly inept southern sheriff who’s

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dumb like a fox– think Peter falk’s Columbo. This character type has probably been overused, but Hardy’s portrayal makes the character so likable that it scarcely matters. The attractive Barbara and panicky Clark, who have had an affair at some point, seem like strange bedfellows– pun intended! Are the actors simply miscast or poorly directed, or are the characters something other than whom they appear? furthermore, how did Clark wind up with a real bullet in a gun that had been checked, by the victim no less, to make sure it was unloaded? And how could the obviously clever sheriff arrest a man who had killed by accident? What makes Smoke & Mirrors a little disconcerting is our inability to decide which characters to root for. With the exception of the ever laudable sheriff, Overmyer has us swirling in and out of admiration and approval for those who populate his play. Naughty playwright! Playhouse veteran Mitchell Nunn directs the cast that gets better and better as the performance goes on. Beverly Turner’s aquamarine seaside-themed set fills the bill well. Smoke & Mirrors is a worthy comedy thriller with which the Playhouse has done a fine job. In

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the end, you might even find that you have guessed the play’s outcome– but only partially. Smoke & Mirrors continues on the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage through Aug. 28. General admission tickets are $22; $20 for seniors. Student tickets are $12 with

valid student ID. Performances are fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees at 2pm on Sundays, Aug. 1–22. The Long Beach Playhouse is located at 5021 E. Anaheim St. Call (562) 494-1014 for reservations and information. Tickets are also available online at lbplayhouse.org. ß


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Having the opportunity to attend last Tuesday evening’s Los Angeles premiere of a new musical comedy at the Pantages Theatre would make most people bubble with anticipation. In most cases, I too would bubble. However, learning that I was invited to the opening-night performance of the new Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein frankly (pun intended) made me a bit nervous. Why? Considering the 1974 film of the same name to be one of my favorite comedy movies of all time, I couldn’t help but worry that seeing the musical stage adaptation wouldn’t nearly reach the height of the pedestal I had long preserved for the original film version. Throwing caution to the wind, I decided to brave it and check it out for myself. I even carted along a tougher critic, my husband Steve, who believes the movie Young Frankenstein to be a piece of cinematic brilliance. Talk about a tough audience. We were skeptical, yet hoping to have a good or at least a pleasant experience. I don’t think there are any words in the English language to convey how crazy-good this stage production really turned out to be– from our viewpoints, anyway. I clapped and whistled for all I was worth several times but was thoroughly drowned out by Steve and the rest of the audience. I guess, had I read the press releases earlier, I would have been better prepared for the stage/musical variation of Young Frankenstein to be a good thing. Apparently, the production was named Best Broadway Musical in 2008 by the Outer Critics Circle Award, and, by the way, it also won five Broadway.com Audience Awards,

including favorite New Broadway Musical. Being stubborn, I didn’t do my homework on this one. I didn’t want to read other reviews or pay attention to the opinions of other newspapers’ critics. I wanted to go in cold– nevertheless, I sure warmed up quickly. for those who don’t know the plot, think of it basically like this: Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein (stage or movie version) is to the classic tale of Frankenstein what Salvador Dali’s reworked image might have been of the Mona Lisa. Get it? yep, lots of abstract twists and turns. Replace horror with comedy and you’ve got the right idea of the movie version of Young Frankenstein– add a few clever songs written by Mel Brooks himself, dance numbers with overly attractive men and women, a bit of R-rated language, sexual innuendo and cleavage aplenty, and you’ve got the musical stage version. The basic premise is: Dr. frankenstein’s American grandson frederick, after years of trying to live down the family name, inherits and moves into his grandfather’s Transylvania castle, develops a yen for replicating his grandfather’s grizzly hobby of bringing the dead back to life, and finds himself with a hunchbacked sidekick named Igor (pronounced EyE-gore, played with perfection by Cory English). Sprinkle in a beautiful woman or two for romantic interest– frederick’s redhaired fiancé named Elizabeth (played with comedic seduction by Beth Curry) and a sexy but ditsy blonde assistant known as Inga (aptly portrayed by Anne Horak); include the creepy housekeeper named frau Blucher (played convincingly by Joanna Glushak) and toss in one heck of a big scary monster for good measure, and you’ve pretty much got the picture.

Dr. frederick frankenstein (he insists his last name be pronounced fronk-n-steen) won me over in his first few minutes on stage. Played by Tony-Award winner Roger Bart, the dear doctor sang, danced and performed with great passion. Also to Bart’s credit, his characterization is strictly his own, giving homage to Gene Wilder’s film portrayal of the same role without striving to mimic, lending freshness to the overall experience, in my opinion. Also worth discussing is the performance by another TonyAward winner– Shuler Hensley, who realistically portrays the monster we initially fear but learn to appreciate as he evolves into a civilized creature who dances and sings with other cast members in a fully orchestrated and choreographed rendition of Irving Berlin’s “Puttin’ On the Ritz.” Now that’s monstrous entertainment! Although Young Frankenstein will only be playing at the Pantages through August 8, don’t pass up the chance to catch a performance. It’s a perfect opportunity to entice theatre-shy husbands. No man could possibly protest going to see something created by the great Mel Brooks! Tickets for Young Frankenstein may be purchased online at BroadwayLA.org or by phone at 1-800982-ARTS (2787). Tickets are also available in person at the Pantages Theatre Box Office, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., just east of Vine Street as well as at Ticketmaster ticket outlets. The performance schedule is Tuesdays through fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, and Sundays at 1pm & 6:30pm. Tickets range in price from $25 to $85. for more information, visit the Pantages Theatre’s official website– BroadwayLA.org.


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What constitutes being “civilized?” Who gets to speak up and decide what the rules are, and why do we (most of us, anyhow) end up following those rules? Who’s wrong, and who’s right? These are the philosophical questions posed by The Conjugated Beliefs of Usallica, the first play by Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Co-Artistic Director Denis McCourt, who wrote it two years ago for the Mario frattifred Newman Political Playwriting Contest and is now helming it in The Expo’s back-room theatre. In the absurdist production, when the organized mob of 11 black-garbed characters first grandly marches single-file onto the stage with crude percussion instruments and horns, amidst a chaotic and hodgepodge set, it’s hard to determine what’s in store for the audience. In the first of four acts, which is dedicated to the notion of “tooting one’s own horn,” Vanessa Rose Parker and Mark Schroeder literally engage in some provocative horn-tooting, but not before exploring its acceptability and its numerous social ramifications, including those resulting from the flirtatious possibilities. They work through the apprehension of tooting their own horns to eventually realize the liberation and ecstasy that come with saying “To Hell with it!” The language in the act is sparse; the actors are mostly dependent on their faces and bodies to convey a wide range of feelings: shame, anxiety, disgust and exultation, to mention a few. Parker and Schroeder certainly prove they’ve got the technical moxie to pull it off. Act Two begins with a slightly different reprise of the character march. This time, Rocky Bonifield (yes, a very female Rocky) is “marching to the beat of her own drum.” This aberration is met with disapproval, and even ridicule, from the other cast members. When she explains incredulously and sadly that she’d figured she could march to the beat of her own drum since the other two had just decided it was okay to toot their own horns, her sheer heartbreak is so moving, it’s hilarious. Since The Conjugated Beliefs

of Usallica is Theatre of the Absurd and there are certainly elements of experimentation, it’s not likely that discussing the end of the play will necessitate a spoiler alert, but some vagueness is probably a good idea anyway. Act four ends with an exercise of sorts during which the actors hold up a mirror (of sorts) to the audience. It’s almost a test– to see if the audience has registered the point of the play. But it also serves as a method to put McCourt’s “message” immediately into action. What would be the “civilized” manner in which to behave in such a situation? What are the rules? What’s the right thing to do? During the particular performance that my friend and I attended, after a moment of self-consciousness during this fourth-act experiment, the giggles took over. We initially tried to stifle them, since that is what is expected in our civilized society. However, the more we tried to smother them, the more frantic and uncomfortable we felt. When I myself said “To Hell with it” and finally succumbed to the fullon belly laugh that had been

building up inside, I too felt liberated, just like the characters who’d resolved themselves to their horn toots. Post-curtain call, as we exited “stage left” (or so it seemed, since we’d been unexpectedly cast as characters in the show), my companion exclaimed her enjoyment of Usallica. In fact, she wanted me to write that, despite the numerous shows we’ve seen in the last few years (including a Tennessee Williams play that featured one of her favorite actors), The Conjugated Beliefs of Usallica is the best show she’s seen in recent memory. Considering the demonstrable catharsis I experienced from it, I’d say that’s not such an absurd notion. The Conjugated Beliefs of Usallica will continue to ponder the absurdities of our society at The Expo Backroom Theatre, 4250 Atlantic Ave., through Aug. 21. Performances begin at 8pm on fridays and Saturdays, and at 2pm on Sundays. Tickets, which are $20 general admission, $10 for students with valid ID, are available at lbshakespeare.org or by calling (562) 997-1494. ß

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If any drivers were navigating Signal Hill’s streets while intoxicated on July 20, then they dodged a bullet, figuratively speaking. The Signal Hill Police Department conducted a driving-under-theinfluence (DUI) and driverslicense checkpoint on Cherry Avenue at Crescent Heights Street that night. During the checkpoint, one male individual was stopped for not having his identification, while a records check of his vehicle showed that it had been reported as stolen. The individual was arrested

and is awaiting arraignment. “The vehicle belonged to a third party. The driver had actually borrowed it from his roommate and said he did not know that it was stolen,” said Administrative Lieutenant Mike Reid. The car, a 1976 ford, had been reported stolen by San Bernardino police on July 5. Other checkpoint statistics included: 947 vehicles screened; one DUI suspect arrested; 25 citations issued; 26 vehicles impounded; and 25 unlicensed and suspended drivers sent to court. The California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provided funding for the checkpoint.

A previous Signal Hill checkpoint was conducted on June 29 in the eastbound lanes of Willow Street at Cerritos Avenue, and it resulted in: 497 cars passing through, with 287 vehicle screenings, resulting in 14 drivers being cited for driving with an invalid driver’s license. Twenty vehicles were impounded, and one field sobriety test was administered. It is illegal to have an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, unless it is in the trunk or another part of the vehicle that cannot by reached by the driver or any passengers. The next Signal Hill checkpoint is set for Saturday, Aug. 21.

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A newly elected Long Beach city prosecutor and two new councilmembers were inaugurated into office last week in the Long Beach City Council Chambers. former Long Beach Deputy City Prosecutor Doug Haubert was sworn in, by his brother, as the incoming city prosecutor. New 7th District Councilmember James Johnson was sworn in by his former boss– City Auditor Laura Doud. Newcomer Steven Neal was also sworn in to his new seat as 9th District City Councilmember, with California State Assembly Member Isadore Hall, III doing the honors. fifth District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske was sworn into her second term by her partner, flo Pickett, and Gary DeLong, 3rd District council seat, also began his sophomore term, although he was not present at the event. After winning a special election last year, first District Councilmember Robert Garcia began his first full term last week, sworn in by State Senator Alan Lowenthal. Also sworn in that night were: Mayor Bob foster to his second term, by his wife Nancy; City Attorney Robert Shannon to his fourth term, also by his brother; and City Auditor Laura Doud to her second term, sworn in by former Governor George Deukmejian. ß

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New 7th District Councilmember James Johnson gets sworn in as his wife Nicole Altamirano looks on.

Former LB vice mayor joins transit Board former two-term councilmember and vice mayor Douglas Drummond was recently appointed by Long Beach Mayor Bob foster and the City Council to the Long Beach Transit (LBT) Board of Directors. Drummond, a longtime local leader with more than 35 years of community service, 29 years in law enforcement, and 20-plus years invested in university edu-

cation, earned a bachelor’s degree from Cal State University Long Beach in public administration, a master’s degree from the University of Southern California, and a doctorate in criminology from August Vollmer University. The fBI National Academy graduate joined Long Beach Transit’s nine-member Board of Directors earlier this month.

As a life-long user of public transit, Drummond joins LBT’s board with memories of riding the bus during his youth and currently as a Long Beach resident. “I rode LBT throughout my school-age years and ride now from time to time when I’ve been without my car,” he said. “I really enjoy and appreciate the service.” Drummond has been president or chairman of organizations in-

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Organizations team up to provide free science camp for homeless children Steven Piper Editorial Interni

Evidently, Verizon offers more than just the “the network.” After supplying a $30,000 grant, the Verizon foundation has helped enable a summer science camp for homeless and at-risk youth at the Mary McLeod Bethune Transitional Center for Homeless Students at the Villages at Cabrillo, in west Long Beach. The camp is operating for its third consecutive year and will continue until Aug. 6. “Anyone who spends time at Bethune is an alumnus; you can’t help but be overwhelmed,” said Mike Murray, director of Government and External Affairs for Verizon. “They’re receiving science education from teachers and students from CSULB. Talk about a peer opportunity to work with the students. The camp has become better than I thought it would ever be.” Murray is also the president of the Long Beach Education foundation. Leading the half-day session are credentialed California State University Long Beach (CSULB) staff and teacher-education students that have experience at CSULB’s young Scientists Camp, after which Bethune’s program is modeled. “The science program serves the dual purpose of educating the kids while also preparing CSULB students to become teachers,” said Laura Henriques, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of science education at CSULB. “Lunch is also provided, along with an entire day of activities, which enables parents to go look for work.” By coordinating with the Boys and Girls Club, afternoon programming is also provided through the camp, making sure the kids are out of the shelter all day. The Bethune Center, which is part of the Long Beach Unified School District, assists youth that are living in temporary housing in the Villages at Cabrillo, a community that primarily caters to veterans in the process of re-entering the workforce. Before transferring to a regular school in the district, kids in grades kindergarten through eighth receive educational services and testing. “Our job is to make sure all the kids from the community are in school,” said Rhonda Haramis, program facilitator and lead teacher at the center. “People love Bethune because it’s where they can help kids that are in crisis, not necessarily homeless. They know our services will be there for them.” Haramis emphasized how the science camp helps supplement the summer vacation months, when students’ schedules are at their emptiest. for the two-week period, students in kindergarten through second grade will study amazing animals, third through fifth grade kids will learn about aviation and flight and sixth through eighth graders are will learn how to pick apart a crime scene. Each of the three classes has approximately 15 students. During a normal school year,

Staff and students at the Mary McLeod Bethune Transitional Center on Monday

Bethune typically accommodates 90 students. According to data on LBUSD’s website, the district has served more than 5,000 homeless

children since 1991. Bethune Transitional Center, which is a satellite of Elizabeth Hudson School, was honored in 2002 as a

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California Distinguished School. It was the first time a west Long Beach school has received the award. ß

TJ'S Shocking Truth… do i need to rewire My House? I’ve been asked this question many times in 30 years and I usually respond with a chuckle and ask, “Did someone tell you that you should?” Generally, a home's existing wiring is in good condition if it's in its original state, without modifications made by various amateurs trying to do their own electrical work. The most common complaints are tripping breakers, lights or outlets not working, and portions of the house with no power. These problems are often remedied by making simple repairs (unless amateurs were involved, see above). So do you need to rewire your house? Not likely. Should you upgrade your electrical service? Maybe. New circuits can be added to alleviate circuit overload, if your existing electrical service is adequate. We’ll touch more on that in our next column.

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YOUTH SPORTS Flag Football & Volleyball • Ages 5-14 Begins in August. For more info, call (562) 989-7334.

AARP’s 55 Alive Driver Safety Program Come and sign up for an 8-hour driver safety course. Auto insurance discounts may be available for participants over 55 who complete the course. The course will be split into 2 days, Sept. 13 & 14, frm 9am-1pm at the Signal Hill Park Community Center.

Signal Hill Library Programs & Events First Fridays Book Club (over 18 years) (FREE) Meets the first Friday of each month, 11:30am. Signal Hill Library Meeting Room, 1770 E. Hill Street, (562) 989-7323. Join us on Aug. 6— the club will be discussing the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year in the Life of Food by Barbara Kingsolver.

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Lost and Found Dog Found Male Golden Retriever found around 11:45pm last Saturday, at the corner of Orange Avenue and Bixby Road. Call (562) 989-4343

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Pictured with Special Olympics Southern California athletes and junior golfers are representatives from Titleist/FootJoy, Long Beach Junior Golf and Chick-fil-A, and Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster.

A full field of local golfers joined Long Beach Mayor Bob foster, American Golf Chief Operating Officer Keith Brown and other local dignitaries and tournament sponsors at the fifth Annual Long Beach Mayor’s Trophy Charity Golf Tournament presented by Titleist/ footJoy at Skylinks Golf Course last weed. More than $29,000 was raised during the day’s activities, which included: a golf demonstration by noted PGA professional and Virginia Country Club Chief Operating Officer Jamie Mulligan; a shotgunstart tournament; a variety of oncourse contests; live and silent

auctions; and an awards dinner. The tournament was organized by American Golf, the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine and the nonprofit American Golf foundation. Proceeds will benefit junior golf programs throughout Long Beach, as well as Special Olympics Southern California under the leadership of President and CEO Bill Shumard. Golf is one of 12 Special Olympics sports offered, providing numerous opportunities for advanced competition. “We are pleased to continue the City of Long Beach’s long-standing commitment to provide recreational

programs that improve the quality of life for residents of all ages and backgrounds, and the Long Beach Mayor’s Trophy Charity Golf Tournament does just that,” said City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine Director Phil Hester. Brown added, “We appreciate the outpouring of support from our corporate sponsors and local golfers, whose generosity made this event possible. We feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Mayor foster’s Office and the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine to support these two important causes.”

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Keeping pets safe in your garden By Jennifer E. Beaver Last night, I was awakened by the faint but unmistakable odor of skunk– probably the same one my neighbor saw walking boldly down the street, strutting like Pepé Le Pew. A few weeks earlier, we heard the shrieks and chitters of happy raccoons as they discovered the fish emulsion-soaked soil in my backyard raised bed. All this in an urban garden in one of the most populated cities in the country. Aside from the occasional odd nocturnal smell or sound, however, I’ve had little garden trouble from

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raised real, real strict. She was a good girl,” said her daughter, Sharon McCallen. “Of course, she also grew up during the Depression, and I think that explains a lot about her personality and work ethic as well.” Of course, that doesn’t mean she didn’t have some fun anyway. “My mother loved to dance and, boy, did she have boyfriends. There are lots of pictures of her with different young men, soldiers, etc. She loved to dance, and she loved pretty clothes. Anyone who knew

critters. I attribute much of this to the vigilance of Snap and Crackle. Alert readers will remember Snap, my feline gardening companion, from my last column. His sister, the petite Crackle, assists in gardening duties but prefers to sun herself spread-eagled on the grass or driveway– a position that has often prompted my husband and me to comment that we were glad we didn’t have a daughter. Before you ask, I’ll mention that yes, we did have Pop as well– but he went off to live with a neighbor when the sound and fury of a remodeling project became too much for a sensitive kitty to bear. Of course, I’m not suggesting that my cats are a match for the wild critters. But I do believe their

continuous patrol helps deter some interlopers. Once I explained their guard duties to Snap and Crackle, they delivered three mice in quick succession. from the beginning of civilization, cats and dogs have offered protection for home and hearth. Modern gardens, however, hold dangers for our pets that can cause illness or death. Cocoa mulch, for example, can cause vomiting, diarrhea, or neurological symptoms if ingested. Many baits contain metaldehyde, a crystalline compound that poisons snails and slugs and harms pets as well. If your pet drools or has tremors and seizures, this may be the culprit. Pesticides of all kinds require conscientious handling. Remove pet dishes and

toys before treating your lawn or garden with pesticides. In his “Ask the Vet” column (cheyboygannews.com), Dr. Ray Cahill suggests keeping pets away from treated areas for 24 to 48 hours. If they’re exposed, bathe them in cool water. Want to know which plants and bulbs are toxic to pets? Check out aspca.org/pet-care/poisoncontrol/plants/. for pets and plants

my mom in the last 20 years would know that,” said Sharon. Ethel Mae and Buzz met through his brother, whom she was dating at the time. They married in 1949. Buzz already had three daughters from previous marriages: Rebecca Lynn, Diana Kathleen, and Sharon. Sharon’s birth mother died when she was a baby. She went to live with her father and Ethel Mae when she 8. “She was very hard on me, but she made sure I had paper dolls, playhouses, books. I had the things that made me happy. She never had children, but she liked other people’s kids,” said Sharon. “you

could hear that at the testimonials at the funeral services. People who were kids then talked about their memories of her.” During the war, Ethel Mae worked as a riveter at Douglas Aircraft, and in the 1950s she drove a cab. When Buzz got into real estate, they worked side by side. Eventually she got her broker’s license. She also loved antiques and collectibles, and nearly opened an antiques store. In addition, she was very active in the Signal Hill community. She was a member of the Collectors Club, the Begonia Club, and the Long Beach Historical Society.

Signal Hill Councilmember Mike Noll and Ethel Mae were both involved in the Long Beach Historical Society and served on various service committees together. “Ethel was a very unique person,” said Noll. “She was very, very direct. you always knew what Ethel’s thoughts were– good, bad, or indifferent. She was a very interesting woman.” Sharon echoes that sentiment. “She was outspoken. you knew where you stood with her on any subject, and she was a staunch Republican. She was a character,” said Sharon. “My mother was fiercely

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to coexist peacefully, plan in advance. Even some favorites, such as tomatoes or other nightshades, can cause problems. Consider planting in high-sided raised beds to keep your both your pets and plants safe. Jennifer E. Beaver, a Wrigley resident, is a master gardener and author of Container Gardening for California.

independent. Right up to the end in her hospital bed. When I asked her if the nurses were good to her, she said, ‘yeah, but they don’t understand.’ She pointed to her chest and said, ‘I’m the boss of me.’” Ethel Mae McCallen is predeceased by her husband and former Signal Hill councilmember Marion “Buzz” McCallen and brother Myrle Randall. She is survived by her brother Raymond Randall and family, as well as her daughters and many grandchildren. Services took place Saturday, July 24 at Rose Hills Memorial Park Rainbow Chapel. ß

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people in the community, and once that happens, more people are willing to report crimes and suspicious activity to them. “We need to have residents and police working together more,” Lopez said. “We need to have more trust and more open lines of communication. Bike patrols do that for a city.” Lopez noted that bike-patrol officers provide a non-threatening police presence to members of the

community that may feel alienated from law-enforcement officers. He added that riding on bikes also gives officers a sharper awareness of what is really happening in the areas they patrol. Sonoff agreed with Lopez. “Oftentimes, we are in a car moving down a street or in a parking lot,” he said. “It’s a lot easier for an officer on a bicycle to stop and have a conversation with a citizen. These patrols will just be another tool that we have to enhance our crime-prevention efforts in the

community.” Neither Lopez nor Sonoff could predict when the bike patrols might start again, but Lopez said the HPOA is pushing to have the money raised by January. “We have a golf tournament scheduled for September, a Texas Hold ‘Em tournament scheduled for October, and our annual Christmas party in December,” he said. “If we can get enough people out to those, we should be able to raise enough money for the widows and orphans and for the bike patrols.” ß

“She is doing as well as can be expected with the disease,” he said. “She is confined to a wheelchair but still working. That surprises a lot of people, but that is just the spirit of the woman.” The couple has two grown children, Vicki and Tony, and two grandchildren.

“I have lived in Long Beach since 1969 and, anytime I can make a difference in the community, I will continue to do so,” Lerch said. “I love North Long Beach, and I hope we can continue to make great improvements to the quality of life here.” ß

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now where we are trying to get the design together and approved by the community.” He explained that the planned development had had an approved design, but it had to be scrapped because of the economic recession. “Now we’re back to step one in terms of coming up with a design,” he said. “We want to make sure it’s done right so we don’t just get another strip mall.” Lerch is also a member of the North Long Beach Community Action Group. He helped found that group in 1993 but resigned from it as well when he was first elected in 2002. “CAG is mostly a neighborhood association of community activists,” he said. “Sometimes projects come up that we have to rally behind and support.” He added that CAG sometimes opposes proposed plans that its members feel would not be in the best interests of the community. The group, according to Lerch, also organizes clean-ups of neighborhoods and business corridors. “We also paint addresses in the alleys so that police officers, firefighters and paramedics can quickly recognize an address from the alley,” he said. for many years, Lerch has served on the board that organizes the North Long Beach Veterans Day Parade. He had been the city council representative on that board until two weeks ago, but now he is a citizen member. He is also a member of the Board of U Vets at the Village at Cabrillo. “I’ve been on that since I was on the council,” he said. “I am also going to stay on the board of Academic Uprise.” That organization provides mentors to kids in middle school and high school. “We help kids who are having difficulties passing the high-school exit exam,” he explained. Volunteering his time with five organizations that are actively working to improve the quality of life in Long Beach keeps Lerch quite busy, but he also has to work for a living. “I am a consultant for one firm right now, and that job just barely pays the bills,” he said. “I am looking for a full-time job anywhere from public affairs, government liaison, to my trained profession of real-estate management.” He added that ideally he would like to put his eight years of expertise as an elected municipal official to use as a field representative for an elected official. “That would be the job I really want,” he explained. for many years, Lerch has lived in North Long Beach with Janet, his wife of 39 years. She suffers from multiple sclerosis.

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PuBLic NOticeS city of Signal Hill TST3496 2175 Cherry Avenue Signal Hill, CA 90755-3799 PUBlIC HEARING NoTICE NoTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Signal Hill, California, will hold the following public hearings to consider the project described below: August 10, 2010: Planning Commission at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall, 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California September 7, 2010: City Council at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall, 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California Project location: 950 27th Street at the southwest corner of California avenue and 27th Street. Project Description: an administrative terminal facility that will include office space, day-use and overnight truck parking, and a maintenance facility for refuse collection and transfer trucks servicing the new edCo recycling and transfer facility, which is currently under construction approximately one block north of the project site. the proposed project would also support other edCo operations in the region. onsite facilities and uses would include an approximately 23,425-square-foot two-story, multi-use building with office space, maintenance areas and wash bays; surface parking for refuse collection trucks and tractor trailer transfer trucks; employee/driver and customer parking; and compressed natural gas (Cng) fueling facilities. GENERAl PlAN AMENDMENT 10-01 a reQueSt to aMend tHe generaliZed land uSe MaP Contained in tHe land uSe eleMent By CHanging tHe deSignation for tHe 2.48-aCre Site froM 3.2, CoMMerCial general, to 4.2, general induStrial.

TST3495 2175 Cherry Avenue Signal Hill, CA 90755-3799

ZoNING oRDINANCE AMENDMENT 10-01

PUBlIC HEARING - NoTICE oF INTENT To ADoPT NEGATIVE DEClARATIoN 7/30/10(1) FoR THIRD AMENDMENT To CoNDIToNAl USE PERMIT 99-05

a reQueSt to aMend tHe offiCial Zoning MaP By CHanging tHe Zoning deSignation for tHe 2.48 -aCre Site froM Cg, CoMMerCial general, to area 4 of SP-19, general induStrial SPeCifiC Plan.

notiCe iS HereBy given that the City of Signal Hill, California, will hold the following public hearings: August 10, 2010: Planning Commission at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall, 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California September 7, 2010: City Council at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall, 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California SUBJECT:

negative declaration 7/30/10 (1) third amendment to Conditional use Permit 99-05

ZoNING oRDINANCE AMENDMENT 10-02 a reQueSt to aMend Signal Hill MuniCiPal Code CHaPter 20.39, general induStrial SPeCifiC Plan, By eStaBliSHing land uSeS and develoPMent StandardS for adMiniStrative terMinal affiliated WitH reCyCling and Solid WaSte tranSfer faCilitieS in area 4. CoNDITIoNAl USE PERMIT 10-02 a reQueSt to ConStruCt and oPerate an adMiniStrative terMinal faCility at 950 27tH Street. tHe ProPoSed faCility iS affiliated WitH tHe edCo reCyCling and Solid WaSte tranSfer faCility Currently under ConStruCtion at 2755 California avenue.

ProJeCt deSCriPtion: a reQueSt to Modify tHe exiSting ConditionS of aPProval for Conditional uSe PerMit (CuP) 99-05, reduCing tHe Quantity and CHanging tHe tyPe of future additional diSHeS and antennaS to Be alloWed on tHe exiSting toWer at 2411 SKyline drive and faCilitating tHe addition of tHree neW Panel antennaS and tHree neW diSHeS on tHe toWer

SITE PlAN AND DESIGN REVIEW 10-01 (PlANNING CoMMISSIoN oNlY) A REQUEST To CoNSTRUCT AN ADMINISTRATIVE TERMINAl FACIlITY loCATED AT 950 27TH STREET.

applicant: Clearwire for Spanish Broadcasting Systems, inc.

Applicant: edCo transport Services, llC

All INTERESTED PERSoNS are hereby invited to attend Public Hearings to present written information, express their opinions or otherwise present evidence on the above matter. if you wish to legally challenge any action taken by the City on the above matter, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the Public Hearings described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City prior to or at the Public Hearings.

AN INITIAl STUDY has been prepared for the subject project and has evaluated the potential for significant adverse environmental impacts associated with the project during construction and operation of the administrative terminal. the site is not listed on any list as enumerated under Section 65962.5 of the California government Code.

A NEGATIVE DEClARATIoN has been prepared in conjunction with the subject project based on an initial study that found no significant environmental impacts associated with the proposal that are not addressed by the design of the proposed improvements. THE FIlE containing negative declaration 7/30/10 (1) relevant to the proposed project may be inspected by the public between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on fridays, in the Community development department at City Hall. THE PUBlIC IS INVITED to submit written comments to the Community development department, during the review period from July 30, 2010 – September 7, 2010 prior to the adoption of the negative declaration. Written comments may also be submitted at the public hearing.

A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DEClARATIoN is proposed with the project design features and mitigation measures that will mitigate potential significant environmental impacts to a level of insignificance. the initial Study and material relevant to the proposed Mitigated negative declaration and the project may be inspected in the Community development department located at City Hall between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., except on fridays when City Hall closes at 4:30 p.m. All INTERESTED PERSoNS are hereby invited to attend the public hearing to present written information, express their opinions, or otherwise present evidence on the above matter. if you wish to legally challenge any action taken by the City on the above matter, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing as described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the City prior to or at the public hearings. Written comments may be submitted to the Community development department prior to or at the public hearings. you may also email us with your comments and/or concerns at scharney@cityofsignalhill.org.

FURTHER INFoRMATIoN on this item may be obtained at the City of Signal Hill Community development department located at 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California, or by emailing reina Schaetzl, assistant Planner, at rschaetzl@cityofsignalhill.org or calling at (562) 989-7341.

FURTHER INFoRMATIoN on this item may be obtained at the City of Signal Hill Community development department located at 2175 Cherry avenue, Signal Hill, California, or by emailing Planning Manager Scott Charney at scharney@cityofsignalhill.org or by calling (562) 989-7343. a copy of the Mitigated negative declaration is also available at the Signal Hill library located at 1770 e. Hill Street.

Published in the Signal Hill tribune newspaper: July 30, 2010 Posted in accordance with S.H.M.C. Section 1.08.010: July 30, 2010 Mailed to property owners within 300 feet on or before: July 30, 2010

Published in the Signal tribune newspaper: July 30, 2010 Posted in accordance with S.H.M.C. Section 1.08.010: July 30, 2010 Mailed to property owners within 300 feet on or before: July 30, 2010


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PuBLic NOticeS TST3493 notiCe of truStee'S Sale t.S. no. gM246164-C loan no. 7439120635 you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 3/10/2005. 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:CHarleS Santo CHinniCi, a Single Man recorded 3/16/2005 as instrument no. 05 0600901 in Book , page of official records in the office of the recorder of los angeles County, California, date of Sale:8/20/2010 at 10:30 aM Place of Sale: at the west side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, California Property address is purported to be: 2575 eaSt 19tH Street #28 Signal Hill, California 90755 aPn #: 7216-019-068 the total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $264,243.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] 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; [ 2 ] 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. date: 7/26/2010 etS Services, llC 2255 north ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504-3120 Sale line: 714-730-2727 omar Solorzano, truStee Sale offiCer aSaP# 3650666 07/30/2010, 08/06/2010, 08/13/2010 TST3494 notiCe of truStee'S Sale tS no. 09-0016887 title order no. 09-8-055639 investor/insurer no. 1704033174 aPn no. 7215-007-079 you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 06/13/2007. 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 aMyriCa Centeno, a Single WoMan, dated 06/13/2007 and recorded 06/25/07, as instrument no. 20071515102, in Book , Page ), of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County, State of California, will sell on 08/27/2010 at 10:30aM, at the West side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, Ca 90650 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: 2296 gaviota avenue # 18, Signal Hill, Ca, 90755. 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 es-

timated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the notice of Sale is $373,534.83. 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. dated: 05/21/2009 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. aSaP# 3659955 07/30/2010, 08/06/2010, 08/13/2010 TST3486 notiCe of truStee’S Sale tS no. 10-0050921 title order no. 10-8-202046 aPn no. 7216-021068 you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 11/03/2008. 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. notice is hereby given that reContruSt CoMPany, n.a., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the deed of trust executed by teraCe l. Barrett, a Single WoMan dated 11/03/2008 and recorded 11/17/08, as instrument no. 20082023846, in Book , Page ), of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County State of California, will sell on 08/20/2010 at 1:00PM, at the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, los angeles, Ca 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: 1903 teMPle avenue #125, Signal Hill, Ca, 90755. 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 $226,963.51. 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 with out 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 at provided, and the unpaid principal of the note secured by said deed of trust with interest thereon at 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. dated: 07/22/2010 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 # 1006.104154 7/23, 7/30, 8/06/2010

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TST3488 notiCe of truStee'S Sale tS # Ca-10357021-al order # 433359 you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 12/28/2005. 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 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): Hildred Ward, a Married WoMan, aS Her Sole and SeParate ProPerty recorded: 1/5/2006 as instrument no. 06 0022001 in book xxx, page xxx of official records in the office of the recorder of loS angeleS County, California; date of Sale: 8/12/2010 at 10:30 aM Place of Sale: at the West side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, Ca 90650 amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $263,396.16 the purported property address is: 2504 e WilloW St unit 308 Signal Hill, Ca 90755 assessors Parcel no. 7214-009-083 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, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. in the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this notice of Sale by sending a written request to JPMorgan Chase Bank, n.a. 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville fl 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] 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; [ 2 ] the timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . 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: 7/20/2010 Quality loan Service Corp. 2141 5th avenue San diego, Ca 92101 619645-7711 for non Sale information only Sale line: 714-730-2727 or login to: www.fidelityasap.com reinstatement line: 619645-7711 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 holder's rights 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. aSaP# 3629832 07/23/2010, 07/30/2010, 08/06/2010

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TST3489 notiCe of truStee'S Sale trustee Sale # Ca0934173-2 loan# 1769160928 order # 4016806 you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 06/07/2007. 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 08/16/2010 at 10:30aM, MtC finanCial inC., dba truStee CorPS as the duly appointed Substituted trustee under and pursuant to deed of trust recorded on 06/13/2007 as document no. 20071423685 of official records in the office of the recorder of los angeles County, California, executed by, aMBer WHitney, a Single WoMan, as trustor, JPMorgan CHaSe BanK, n.a., as Beneficiary, Will Sell at PuBliC auCtion 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). at: tHe WeSt Side of tHe loS angeleS County CourtHouSe direCtly faCing norWalK Blvd., 12720 norWalK Blvd., norWalK, Ca the property heretofore described is being sold "as is". 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 describing the land therein: aPn # 7214-021-045 aS More fully deSCriBed on Said deed of truSt. the street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2501 teMPle ave #307, Signal Hill, Ca 90755 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, 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 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 trustee's Sale is: $334,499.92 (estimated amount). accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to 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. 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. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2924f: the Beneficiary or Beneficiary's agent has indicated that the requirements of California Civil Code Section 2924f have been met. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2923.52: 1. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: x Servicer does hereby state that 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 of the notice of sale is filed. 2. timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) Section 2923.52  does x does not apply pursuant to section 2923.52 or 2923.55 dated: 07/23/2010 MtC finanCial inC. dBa truStee CorPS, as Successor trustee By: ClariSa gaSteluM, truStee SaleS offiCer *truStee CorPS* 30 Corporate Park, Suite 400, irvine, Ca 92606 for Sale inforMation ContaCt: (714)7302727, (714) 724-7500, (949) 252-8300 for reinStateMent / Pay off reQueStS ContaCt: (949) 252-8300 aSaP# 3651067 07/23/2010, 07/30/2010, 08/06/2010

TST3491 notiCe of truStee'S Sale tS no. 090024467 title order no. 09-8-078375 investor/insurer no. 1701372605 aPn no. 7211-026-148 you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 05/25/2006. 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 Julia MaCiaS, an unMarried WoMan, dated 05/25/2006 and recorded 06/02/06, as instrument no. 06 1212686, in Book -, Page -), of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County, State of California, will sell on 08/20/2010 at 10:30aM, at the West side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, Ca 90650 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: 2599 Walnut avenue no. 239, Signal Hill, Ca, 907553674. 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 $391,847.67. 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. dated: 06/07/2009 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. aSaP# 3655801 07/23/2010, 07/30/2010, 08/06/2010 TST3487 notiCe of truStee'S Sale tSg no.: 4405414 tS no.: Ca1000196278 fHa/va/PMi no.: aPn: 7211-026-054 you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 03/23/2006. 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. on 08/12/2010 at 01:00 P.M.,. first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC f/k/a first american loanStar trustee Services, llC, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to deed of trust recorded 03/30/2006, as instrument no. 06 0676130, in book , page , of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County, State of California. executed by: JaMeS HaSSain alHandy, 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) at the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission Blvd., Pomona, los angeles county, Ca all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said deed of trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: aS More fully deSCriBed in tHe aBove


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TST3482 notiCe of truStee'S Sale tS # Ca-09334148-rt order # 090886469-Ca-dCi you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 7/11/2006. 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 ap-

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Mentioned deed of truSt aPn# 7211-026054 the street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1460 eaSt WilloW Street, unit 202, Signal Hill, Ca, 90755 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 $331,937.10. 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. date: 07/15/2010 first american title insurance Company first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC f/k/a first american loanStar trustee Services, llC 3 first american Way Santa ana, Ca 92707 for truStee'S Sale inforMation PleaSe Call 714-277-4845 first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC f/k/a first american loanStar trustee Services, llC May Be aCting aS a deBt ColleCtor atteMPting to ColleCt a deBt. any inforMation oBtained May Be uSed for tHat PurPoSe. requirements of SB1137 have been met pursuant to the notice of Sale declaration of record. the beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporations a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving notice of Sale specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided or the loan is exempt from the requirements. fei#1018.10713 07/23, 07/30, 08/06/2010

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pointed 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): eileen SCHoetZoW , a Single WoMan recorded: 7/18/2006 as instrument no. 06 1577142 in book - , page of official records in the office of the recorder of loS angeleS County, California; date of Sale: 8/5/2010 at 10:30 aM Place of Sale: at the West side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, Ca 90650 amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $565,784.80 the purported property address is: 2243 gaviota ave Signal Hill, Ca 90755 assessors Parcel no. 7215-008011 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, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. in the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this notice of Sale by sending a written request to Select Portfolio Servicing, inc. 3815 S.W. temple Salt lake City ut 84115-4412. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] the mortgage loan servicer has not 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; [ 2 ] the timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does apply to 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: 7/9/2010 Quality loan Service Corp. 2141 5th avenue San diego, Ca 92101 619-6457711 for non Sale information only Sale line: 714-730-2727 or login to: www.fidelityasap.com reinstatement line: 619-645-7711 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 holder's rights 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. aSaP# 3644402 07/16/2010, 07/23/2010, 07/30/2010 TST3478 / 20100823778 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: eSSenCia triM, 7711 rosemead Blvd. #98, Pico rivera, Ca 90660. registrant: aleJandra eStrada SeQoviario, 7711 rosemead Blvd. #98, Pico rivera, Ca 90660. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: alejandra estrada. the registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on June 16, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010. tST3479 / 20100883799 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: 1. it'S a ProCeSS, 2. Kelley MartineZ legal ServiCeS, 11 S. termino ave, unit 216, long Beach, Ca 90803. registrant: Kelley MartineZ, 11 S. termino ave. #216, long Beach, Ca 90803. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Kelley Martinez. the registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on June 28, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010. TST3480 / 20100923842 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: 1. Creative finanCe international, 2. Creative finanCe WorldWide, 3. Creative finanCe CoMPany, 9624 el Poche St., S. el Monte, Ca 91733. registrant: alan terry, 9624 el Poche St, S. el Monte, Ca 91733. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: alan terry. the registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County

on July 07, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010. TST3483 / 20100939532 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: golden Care reSidential, 3170 golden ave., long Beach, Ca 90806. registrant: a&e ganCenia adult reSidential faCilitieS, inC., 3170 golden ave., long Beach, Ca 90806. this business is conducted by: a Corporation. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: eliza gancenia. the registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on July 09, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 16, 23, 30, & august 6, 2010. TST3490 / 20100873913 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: tHe flaMe Broiler, 321 e. Willow St., long Beach, Ca 90808. registrant: Broiler grouP 786 of la-2 ing., 28 Southwind, irvine, Ca 92614. this business is conducted by: a Corporation. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: timothy van Horn. the registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on June 25, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 23, 30, & august 6, 13, 201 TST3497 / 20101035021 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following persons are doing business as: alvarado exPreSS, 2264 Myrtle ave., long Beach, Ca 90806. registrant: 1. CarloS a. alvardo, 2264 Myrtle ave., long Beach, Ca 90806, 2. CeSar e. goMeZ, 3735 Cherry ave., long Beach, Ca 90807. this business is conducted by: a general Partnership. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Carlos a. alvarado. the registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. date started business was July 27, 2010. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on July 28, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed

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prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 30, & august 6, 13, 20, 2010. TST3498 / 20101039614 FICTITIoUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: 1. larKin entertainMent, 2. Warner HollyWood StudioS, 11400 W. olympic Blvd. #1510, los angeles, Ca 90064. registrant: g.a. CaBot, 11400 W. olympic Blvd. #1510, los angeles, Ca 90064. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: g.a. Cabot. the registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. date started business was January 12, 2005. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on July 28, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. 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). Pub. the Signal tribune: July 30, & august 6, 13, 20, 2010.


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