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After four-hour standoff, SH man arrested for possession of assault rifle, terrorist threats, exhibiting firearm On Jan. 11, 2011, at 12:10am, Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of East 32nd St. regarding a “man with a gun” call. The victim described being threatened by the suspect with an AK47-type of assault rifle after what is being characterized as a dispute between neighbors. The victim described the suspect as being under the influence of an unknown substance. Upon officers’ arrival, the victim directed them to where the suspect lives. A perimeter was immediately established with the assistance of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). The suspect refused to come out and barricaded himself in the residence with a 5-year-old girl. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau was called out to assist. After a four-hour standoff with police, the suspect came out of the residence and surrendered to Special Enforcement deputies. The child was

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found in the residence safe and in good condition. An exact replica of an AK-47 assault rifle was found in plain view on the living room floor of the residence. Detectives obtained a search warrant to the residence, a search was conducted, and an actual SKS assault rifle was found hidden in a bedroom along with high-powered ammunition. The Signal Hill resident, a 38-yearold male identified as Marlon E. Reynolds, was charged with possession of an assault rifle, terrorist threats and exhibiting a firearm. Reynolds will be held without bail at the SHPD jail. Reynolds’s criminal history revealed that he is currently wanted for an out-of-state violation of a similar weapons charge. Kelly Gerrica, 29, was taken into custody and charged with child endangerment and giving false information to police officers which hindered the investigation. Gerrica will be held on $100,000 bail at the LBPD jail. ß

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Roxanne’s Lounge, located in California Heights, was awash with well-wishes last Friday afternoon as three business organization’s representatives attended the Molina family’s grand-opening festivities. Ribbon-cutting participants included Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce and Long Beach Chamber of Commerce. Also in attendance were Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal and Seventh District Long Beach Councilmember James Johnson. Located at 1115 Wardlow Rd., Roxanne’s features a full bar, restaurant, lounging area with fireplace, pool table, big-screen televisions and music. The establishment is named after owner Robert Molina’s young daughter– Roxanne. Call (562) 426-4777, email info@roxanneslounge.com or check out their website roxanneslounge.com.

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At his State of the City address, LB Mayor Bob Foster calls for pension reform CJ Dablo Staff Writer

At his State of the City address, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced a direction for the upcoming year that included a call to change the Public Employees Retirement System. When Foster took the stage at the city’s Center Theater on Tuesday night to deliver his annual address, he acknowledged the city’s achievements and its ability to adapt to a new financial reality when budget cuts reduced staff and city services. “First, government was too big,” Foster said. “While few in government want to admit it, we were all just a bit too complacent in the past. Today we perform needed services with far fewer resources.” Foster highlighted the accomplishments of the police department, which announced last week that crime rates have seen a dramatic drop. The murder

rate is at its lowest since 1971, he said, and violent crime is down by 13 percent. The mayor, who was elected to a second term in July, praised the city’s ability to obtain federal stimulus funds to pay for infrastructure projects around the city. In addition, despite the financial hardship, the city was able to make significant breakthroughs to turn around its finances. “We not only bridged a $23-million budget gap, but we did so while maintaining our $9-million Budget Stabilization fund,” Foster said. But Foster presented several concerns about the city’s finances, and he focused on a proposal to make significant changes to the pension funds of public employees. The urgency of the need for pension reform has been stressed by city representatives in the past. According to the see address page 5

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Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster at Tuesday night’s address.

Lowrider Band to perform at MLK celebration Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews and Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine will present the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 15 from 12:30pm to 5pm. Entry is free for the multi-cultural celebration, located at King Park, 1950 Lemon Ave. Musical headliners, sponsored by Union Bank, will be The Lowrider Band (formerly known as War), the original composers and singers of “Lowrider,” “Cisco Kid,” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” “As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, Union Bank is honored to support such an important community event,” said Union Bank Regional Executive Leticia Aguilar. “We are delighted to be part of Long Beach’s 23rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.” The celebration will be filled with entertainment and special-interest groups that focus on the teachings of King. Along with a day of enlightenment through music, attendees may visit an assortment of attractions such as the health pavilion, where free health screenings, such as blood pressure and diabetes testing, will be offered. “Dreamland,” an area specially for children and teens, will include free carnival rides, a teen stage with dancing performances and contest, arts and crafts booths, Courtesy Dee Andrews Office and a nutritional snack stand that teaches kids about nutrition. The Lowrider Band (formerly known as War) will be the ----------------------------------------------headlining entertainment at the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin MORE InFORMATIOn Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Celebration. (562) 570-6816 • longbeach.gov/district6


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The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) recently announced that Sergeant Chris nunley has been selected as the City of Signal Hill 2010 Employee of the Year. nunley began at the SHPD in 1995 as a police explorer and was hired as a parttime police aide in 1997. He advanced to the position of dispatcher/jailer in 1998 and was appointed as a reserve police officer in 1999. He ascended to the position of police officer in 2000. nunley was promoted to the position of senior police officer on Jan. 3, 2009 and was soon after promoted to the position of police sergeant on Sept. 21, 2009. nunley has been responsible for procuring grant funds for the police department’s traffic bureau, which includes grant funds from the California Office of Traffic Safety. Funds from this grant support the city’s DUI checkpoints. Some of nunley’s additional duties include heading the police department’s traffic bureau and maintenance and dispatching of the department’s mobile command vehicle. He has also assumed the position of fleet manager and is responsible for the maintenance of the police department vehicles and their affiliated equipment. ß

patients and clients of Uptown Animal Hospital, 3350 Atlantic Ave., Dr. Warren Sakamoto will retire this spring, and Dr. Julie Voltin is the hospital’s new owner. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Sakamoto for his endorsement and recommendations,” said Voltin, who was born and raised in Southern California. Following her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, she received her veterinary degree from Ross University and finished her clinical year of studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. “I have worked in the veterinary field since I was 16 years old, gaining experience in every department from front desk to kennel to technician, and I truly love my job,” Voltin said. “I am very excited to join Uptown’s team and continuing a tradition of compas-

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sionate care for your pets, excellent veterinary medicine and quality customer service.” Voltin is offering a complimentary physical exam to all new and returning clients through April. Call (562) 4248541 for an appointment. ß

Gold Star Manor founder elected Apartment Association president Terry Geiling, president of Gold Star Manor and founder of Professional Business Services, has been elected president of the Apartment Association, California Southern Cities for 2011. As president of the association, he will oversee a 35-member board of directors and a membership of nearly

3,000 rental property owners in the 54 cities of southern Los Angeles County. He will be the 87th president since the o rg a n i z a t i o n ’s founding in 1924 in Long Beach. Geiling’s career has spanned from navy service to corporate positions and includes numerous civic involvements. After receiving a commission in the US navy, he was assigned to sea duty on a ship home ported at the Long Beach naval Station. He transferred to submarine duty and served as a submarine officer in Pearl Harbor. After completing his active duty, he joined IBM and supported US military intelligence operations in the Pacific. Geiling was promoted to IBM’s regional headquarters in Los Angeles and served in many management positions. He is a past president of the Foothill Apartment Association and the Rotary Club of Long Beach. ß

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3 Signal Hill Petroleum addresses Wrigley residents’ concerns about ‘seismic trucks’ JANuARY 14, 2011

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On Monday night, Jan. 10, Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) demonstrated its new “seismic trucks” that will bring what it hopes will be good vibrations to the area in the upcoming months. These trucks are key players in the local energy company’s plan to map an expansive area of the Earth’s crust, and, according to its representatives, the map will guide the company in its search for oil along the region’s fault lines. “The commonality between earthquakes and oil and gas in Los Angeles Basin are the faults,” said David Slater, the chief operating officer and executive vice president for SHP. “The faults cause the earthquakes. They also trap the oil.” Although finding fault lines is no guarantee that there is oil, the data SHP will be collecting will offer a picture of the Earth’s subsurface, according to Slater. “When you start working on those 3D images, it’s just…it’s amazing insight into how the Earth is put together,” he said. At the Wrigley Association’s monthly neighborhood council meeting at Veterans Park, dozens of people stood next to a white seismic truck about the size of a construction dump truck parked on 28th Street. They waited to experience firsthand the strength of the ground vibrations that would be generated by Signal Hill Petroleum’s seismic trucks. While observers heard the drone of the vehicle’s idling engine, the ground trembled several times underneath their feet. How much the earth shook and whether it felt like an earthquake is a matter of opinion. Colleen McDonald, president of the Wrigley Association, had attended a similar seismic truck demonstration last year in Signal Hill. She said this new demonstration felt stronger than the vibrations she had sampled in that previous demonstration. “It felt like a distant earthquake to me,” she said. “So you can definitely feel it even from just one truck. And it

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Signal Hill Petroleum parked one of its seismic trucks on 28th Street in Veterans Park Monday night to show how its trucks will generate acoustical waves into the ground.

wasn’t concerning to me as far as the structure of my house.” Aaronya Foster, a Wrigley homeowner who also attended the demonstration in Signal Hill, said that Monday’s vibrations in Wrigley felt stronger than those in Signal Hill, but they weren’t as strong as controversial tests conducted by SHP in 2006. “I don’t think it’s going to be that bad,” she said. “But, you know, who knows?” According to Slater, his company wants to keep the ground motion generated by the trucks at a comfortable level. They want the ground vibrations to feel like a foot massage. They’ve tested equipment with focus groups that included community members to determine what that comfortable level is. Slater explained how creating the tremors could help SHP find new fault lines and possibly discover new pockets of oil resources. The company’s investment in new technology required extensive planning, including the purchase of new seismic trucks and the use of sound-recording devices called “nodes.” The nodes are yellow cylinders that stand about eight inches tall with a diam-

eter of six inches. According to Slater, about 5,000 nodes will be securely buried in 10-inch holes all over Signal Hill and the greater Long Beach area. Many will remain in the public right-ofway areas along major streets. Once they are ready, according to Slater, seismic trucks will travel through a street and generate acoustic waves into the ground. The process will create noticeable ground motion. The acoustic waves generated by the trucks will bounce off geological formations as deep as 15,000 feet. The nodes, which will have been scattered throughout the region, will record the reflections from the waves. The recordings will be uploaded to a system that will take the combined measurements to create a 3-D map. Slater said that the process could be compared to an ultrasound. The petroleum company has obtained the necessary permits from both the city and private-property owners who have been affected, Slater said, adding that only certain streets will be tested. The survey area covers about 20 square miles.

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SHP already performed initial tests last summer in different parts around Long Beach but didn’t get the complaints like the ones received in 2006, Slater said. Finding that appropriate level of ground motion and keeping the communication lines open with their neighbors may be crucial to the success of the project. One problem came back to haunt the local energy company when they announced their plans to survey the region. In 2006, SHP tried to conduct a geological survey with different equipment. Some Wrigley residents said the tremors they generated were very strong. Foster, who was home at the time of testing, said it felt like a 6.0magnitude earthquake. According to several Wrigley residents, the equipment caused cracks in the walls of their homes after testing.

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A new election season is heating up with no cooling trend in sight. not only do we have two seats up for grabs for Signal Hill’s City Council, we are also facing a race for our State Senate’s 28th district seat– the one left vacant when 53-year-old Senator Jenny Oropeza passed away in October of last year. The Senatorial special election will be Feb. 15, just a little over a month away, while the Signal Hill election takes place March 1. Although local elections give us lots of fodder for news here at the Signal Tribune, the editorial decisions are quite stressful on the staff. We do our very best to remain as fair and unbiased as possible, yet sometimes, as my mother would say, “things happen.” Last week we had a letter to the editor submitted by a man who identified himself by name and city of residence. I know the man is not only a Signal Hill resident but is also a new Civil Service commissioner for the City. When running his letter, I did not find it necessary to identify the man as a commissioner, but I have since been taken to task for that decision. So, after discussions with my managing editor, Cory Bilicko, and the legal staff at the California newspaper Publishers Association, I have decided that from this day forward, in the interest of full disclosure, we will identify letter writers by their titles when (and only when) we deem it relevant and/or to provide context to the

letter. Insisting that individuals identify themselves would be a violation of their 1st Amendment rights. With that said, Bill Yochum, the letter writer of “Unsolicited advice” in last week’s issue, is indeed a Signal Hill Civil Service commissioner. Enough said about that… now, I also want to make clear a standing policy of ours to all of our readers. Here is our standard reply to candidates who submit letters to the editor: We do not run letters to the editor submitted by individuals who have declared their candidacies for public office in upcoming races. This policy was put in place because, as you can understand, to be fair if we run one we would have to run all letters submitted by all candidates. The volume would no doubt eliminate space for letters submitted by other readers. Instead, we agree to interview candidates and print stories about political races in an objective manner and offer very reasonable advertising rates for those candidates who wish to purchase ads. Thank you for understanding our position. nevertheless, I am looking forward to the senatorial and city council candidate forums organized by the League of Women Voters. I’ll give you the details as soon as they are all confirmed.

Horrified, but not shocked By Rep. Laura Richardson

It was with great horror that I heard about my friend Gabby, colleague Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and others who were deliberately shot [Jan. 8, 2011]. I know Congresswoman Giffords very well, prior to us both moving our offices last month; we and our staffs worked next door to each other for the last two years. We walk together many times a day to cast our votes on behalf of the American public. Although we do not know the motive of the gunman, this incident demonstrates that the debates in Washington, D.C. are not restricted to the Capitol alone. In particular, the health care bill, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” and even more volatile Arizona law, “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe neighbors Act” (SB 1070), often needlessly put those who serve in a senseless line of fire. As the former chair of the Homeland Security Sub-Committee for Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response, it is disturbing, but not shocking, that Congresswoman Giffords and her staff became victims of an attack while in the active service of constituents. This horrific incident is a tragic day for people committed to being public servants and our nation, that acts of such violence would occur at

a constituent event in the very community that she has demonstrated compassion and love for is all the more troubling. Since August 2009, my colleagues and I have received hate emails and threats that appear to be escalating and, in some cases, encouraged. Whether it is spitting at someone, holding a hateful sign, or spewing a racial slur, now is the time for all leaders, all parties, and all organizers to stop fueling hate against anyone, regardless of their perspective on issues or level and position. I urge all Americans to pray for Representative Giffords, her staff and families of all individuals who lost their life or were injured in this tragic attack. I stand ready to return to Washington, D.C. this week to work on ensuring this incident never happens again. Congresswoman Richardson is a Democrat from California’s 37th Congressional District. She is a member of the House Committees on Transportation & Infrastructure and Homeland Security and is chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response. Her district includes Long Beach, Compton, Carson, Watts, Willowbrook and Signal Hill.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Seeing it differently? I purchased my condo in 1979 on the corner of Stanley and East 23rd (now known as Skyline Drive). I’ve seen the city change dramatically and all for the good. I was proud of my ocean view but lost it within six months to a nine-unit condo built in front of me. Of course I was upset, but I changed my mind pretty quickly as I got to know my new neighbors. They are the type of neighbors that will always lend a helping hand, people like Donnis and Clark Weygandt and others. So I didn’t lose a view, I gained a whole new group of friends.

Citizens in our country, state and our cities are becoming more and more disgusted with those who run negative political campaigns, and on Election Day the mandate of the people will be heard loud and clear. Those who throw mud will come to realize this. I love my city and have for 31 years, and I continue to be proud of it. God bless Signal Hill. Carole Yochum Signal Hill Ed. Note: Carole Yochum’s husband is Bill Yochum, Signal Hill Civil Service commissioner


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city manager’s projections over the next decade or two, the city’s employee pension system is underfunded by $1.2 billion. To help resolve this problem, Foster proposed to apply contracted raises to the employees’ portion of pension costs. “Over the next several years, the employees’ contribution would increase until their full and fair share was reached,” he said. “Employees would not see the raise in their check, but their pay would not decline, and it would gradually get to a point where they were paying their fair share.” Although Foster did not specify during this speech about how long employees would be predicted to work without effectively seeing a raise in their paycheck, the mayor outlined other details in a proposed plan for pension reform. Foster also recommended new pension rules for new employees, which

include a proposal to raise the retirement age from 50 to 55 for public safety workers. The retirement age for other new city workers would be changed from 55 to 60. Foster estimated that the cumulative deficit from fiscal years 2012 to 2014 would be about $59 million. If the city implemented the changes he proposed, the city’s deficit would be cut by more than half to $28 million, he said. Four labor organizations agreed to the dramatic changes to the pension system, according to Foster, but three of the largest employee organizations did not agree to the proposed changes. The groups that represented the police, fire and machinists “took their raises and rejected the reforms,” he said. Foster stressed the need for urgency. “But the future of public pensions is so clear– they cannot be sustained. Claims were made and will be again that we are putting life and property at risk calling for reductions in all areas. That’s simply not so. It is the unreasonable rejection of reform and an ingrained entitlement mentality that puts our city at risk.”

Foster asked to confront the problems now. “We will continue to engage in collective bargaining to bring these changes about,” he said, adding that he was not optimistic about the outcome of their efforts. “Therefore,” he continued, “if I am unsuccessful in bargaining for these changes, I will propose a ballot initiative that will constrain future mayors and councils from providing any more in pension benefits than those outlined above. These restrictions, if passed, will go into effect when the current contracts with our unions end,” he said. Details of his proposed ballot measure were not available from the mayor’s office. “Our future demands that we stabilize our finances and put our house in order,” he said. Following Foster’s speech, Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson said he supports the mayor and the need for pension reform. “The time has come now to take on the long-term challenges,” Johnson said. “Because if we don’t do it, what

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we’re doing is taking all of our problems and giving up to our children saying ‘you deal with it.’ And that’s simply immoral,” he said. Johnson noted that he ran for office on a campaign to fix pension reform. Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell approved of Foster’s overall positive message. He said that the pension reform issue affects his district because it affects the city’s coffers. “It affects our ability to finance the everyday operations and services that people want delivered: police, fire, streets, sidewalks, libraries,” he said. O’Donnell wasn’t aware of the ballot initiative that Foster had proposed until Tuesday night. The councilmember said that he would have to review the ballot measure and its legal implications. “But”, he added, “It would be my preference that those issues are worked out at the table with the employee associations so that we don’t have to go to a ballot measure. The answer here is people being reasonable, not people being political.” ß

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LB Playhouse to offer youth theatre school year-round The Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) will offer Acting Entourage, a year-round youth theater school for children in grades 3 through 12, each Saturday beginning on Jan. 22, divided into three five-week sessions. Children in grades 3 through 5 will meet from 10am to 11am. Classes for grades 6 through 8 will meet from 11:30am to 1pm, and high-school students will meet from 1:30pm to 3pm. In addition to the Saturday classes, LBP also offers a summer youth theatre program. Lysa Fox, an experienced actress, director, teacher and recent master’s graduate of Cal State Long Beach, will coor-

dinate and teach the Long Beach Acting Entourage. “Theatre skills are life skills,” Fox said. “It is a fact that children who have arts in their lives tend to excel in other areas and are often leaders in one form or another later in life. Acting, on its base level, is about communication and expression. The most incredible thing about these life skills is that they are taught through playing. That is what makes theatre unique and truly lifechanging.” --------------------------------------MORE InFORMATIOn (562) 494-1014

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More is more in The Lieutenant of inishmore best and only friend to Padraic (Patrick Rieger), a frightening psychopathic young Irish chap who has gone off to fight the “good” fight for a splinter group of the Irish Republican Army. He has left Wee Thomas in the care of his father Donny (John Gilbert). Rieger’s chilling portrayal arouses more curiosity than hatred as we struggle to understand how a relatively benign man such as Donny could have fathered such a son. Alas we are left to die of our curiosity– like the proverbial cat!– as this concern is not among those on McDonagh’s mind. Early on, jovial neighbor lad Davey (Devon Armstrong) discovers a decapitated Wee Thomas in the street. Through most of the play, Donny and Davey conspire to keep the poor cat’s death a secret from Padraig, fearing Padraig’s violent reaction if and when he discovers the cat is dead. They substitute an orange cat, coloring it with black shoe polish in an obviously futile attempt to fool Padraig, who shoots the impostor immediately upon his return home. Thus begins the unspeakable carnage

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After seeing the Long Beach Playhouse’s outstanding production of Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore, I became aware that some audience members objected strongly to the play’s subject matter. Violence against both humans and animals runs rampant throughout The Lieutenant. And in spite of appalling visuals, much of the audience was laughing, as the play is also a wonderfully crafted comedy. So consider this fair warning. Yes, many audience members laughed loud and often at McDonagh’s witty dialogue as the human killings and mutilations mounted even faster than the animal casualties did. I was one of them. But The Lieutenant of Inishmore is a multi-level play intended, clearly, to be appreciated for its outstanding humor as well as for its condemnation of terrorism and revenge. Set on an island off northern Ireland, the play centers around the most unlikely of characters– a cat named Wee Thomas. For 15 years, the “top cat” has been the

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Mark Coyan (Joey), Topher Mauerhan (Brendan), and Arber Mehmeti (Christy) in the Long Beach Playhouse’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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decisions on whether to pay particular homeowners on the conclusions by an independent civil engineer. This consulting engineer investigated each claim and then determined whether the seismic testing performed in 2006 caused any damages, according to Slater. But when local media reports covered the story, dozens of other home-

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David Lewis, another Wrigley homeowner. “They don’t want a flood of people coming making fraudulent claims, trying to get their houses renovated when there wasn’t damage before.” His home wasn’t damaged in 2006. So when Signal Hill Petroleum representatives announced last year that a new geological survey was underway (but this time with new technology), several residents in a november Wrigley Association meeting argued against the plans. The Signal Tribune reported that at november’s meeting, residents fired heated words and angry accusations towards representatives of SHP. Slater was not present at that contentious meeting with the Wrigley Association, but he did attend the next meeting in January, where he offered residents the opportunity to question him as he defended the geophysical survey’s new plans. “The comments we were hearing [Monday] night are very strong perceptions from five years ago, and that’s, you know, it’s a little bit frustrating,” Slater said. “But, as I said, we’re committed to educate and communicate about what’s happening today and to win everybody over to the fact that today is much different than 2006.” Some residents raised their voices during the information session, but a few acknowledged that cooler heads prevailed this time at January’s meeting. While Wrigley resident Mauna Eichner’s home was not affected in 2006, she claimed her friends’ homes were damaged. “They made a wrong decision as to how to handle the immediate neighborhood,” Eichner said. “And so none of us in the immediate neighborhood trusts them.” Residents like Foster said that her home was damaged in 2006, but she was not then compensated for the damages. However, this time she scheduled a pre-inspection with Slater to see the cracks in her walls. “Based on what I have observed for this meeting,” Foster said, “it appears that Dave Slater is attempting to make things right for the community.” McDonald, the Wrigley Association’s president, agreed that there was an emphasis on outreach to the residents by

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During the Wrigley Association’s Monday night meeting, James Hollis, an employee of NodalSeismic, displays a “node,” a sample recording device that will be used to help create a 3-D map of the Earth’s crust.

Slater and his company. “I think, you know, any process can go bad,” she said, acknowledging that the petroleum company wanted to follow up with residents. The Wrigley Association, at least, would also pay close attention, she said. Slater stressed that Long Beach would benefit from the project. The city owns the oil and mineral rights to a significant portion of the land that will be surveyed. Workers will begin testing mid January and will conclude in July. The tests will take place Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3:30pm. The tests will survey an area bordered by Del Amo Boulevard to the north, Ocean Boulevard to the south, Clark Avenue to the east, and the Los Angeles River to the west. “We want to be successful by design,” Slater said. “You know, successful in our minds is . . .that we don’t get complaints and we’re not upsetting our neighbors.” For more information on these tests, call (562) 326-5186 or log on to lbgeophyisical.com. ß

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PuBLIC NOTICES THE REdEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF SIGNAL HILL TST3642 2175 Cherry Avenue, Signal Hill, California 90755 NOTICE INVITING BIDS A-1 Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, California, until 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2011, and on the same day shortly thereafter, they will be publicly opened and read for the “Demolition of Improvements at 1835 East 29th Street, Project No. 855”, in accordance with the Specifications therefore. Bids must be made on the forms provided for this purpose, addressed to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, marked “Bid for,” followed by the title of the project and the date and hour for submitting bids. Bids are required for the entire work as described in the Bid Schedule and the Specifications. The work to be accomplished under this contract includes the demolition of miscellaneous surface improvements left after the 1996/97 Environmental Cleanup and subsequent removal of structures. Improvements to be demolished and removed now include fencing, pipe systems, utility hookups, and concrete slabs and vegetation. A-2 All work must be completed within 15 working days after receipt by the Contractor of the notice to proceed from the City. The contract documents, which include the Specifications, may be obtained at the City of Signal Hill Department of Finance free of charge or $5 if requested by mail. The documents are entitled “Demolition of Improvements at 1835 East 29th Street, Project No. 855.” A-3 Bids will not be received unless they are made on a proposal form furnished in the Contract Documents by the City of Signal Hill. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified check, cashier’s check or bidder’s bond, made payable to the City of Signal Hill for an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such guarantee to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract.

under the Contractor. A-6 Before a Contract is entered into with the successful bidder, the bidder shall present evidence in writing to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, that he has a current combined single limit liability policy with aggregate limits for Bodily Injury and Property Damage in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000). In addition, the successful bidder will be required to show proof of Asbestos Liability Insurance in an amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00). A-7 Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1773.2 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the minimum prevailing rate of per diem wages for each craft, classification or type of workman needed to execute the contract shall be those determined by the Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California which are on file with the City Clerk of Signal Hill and copies will be made available to any interested party on request. A copy of the Contractor’s certified payroll, as well as those of all subcontractors shall be submitted with each invoice. A-8 Attention is directed to Government Code Sections 4590 and 14402.5 permitting the substitution of specified and approved securities for contract retention of funds. All such securities shall be subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill. A-9 The successful bidder will be required to furnish a payment bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and a faithful performance bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, and said bonds shall be secured from a surety company satisfactory to the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill. A-10 The City of Signal Hill reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or delete portions of any and all bids or waive any informality or irregularity in the bid or the bid procedures and shall be the sole judge of the bids received.

A-4 All bids are to be compared on the basis of the lump sum or itemized bid items shown in the Bid Schedule(s). Bids will not be accepted from the contractors who are not licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division III of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California. The Contractor shall be required to possess a Class A or Class B or Class C-21 license at the time the contract is awarded.

A-11 A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the job site on January 26, 2011. Interested bidders should meet at 1835 East 29th Street at 9:00 a.m. on the above date.

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PuBLIC NOTICES TST3637 tSg no.: 4589468 tS no.: Ca1000211390 fHa/va/Pmi no.: aPn: 7216-005-006 notiCe of truStee’S Sale you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 08/29/2006. 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 02/03/2011 at 10:30 am, first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to deed of trust recorded 08/31/2006, as instrument no. 06 1947028, in book , page , of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County, State of California. executed by: Carl distefano, a single person, 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, 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 mentioned deed of trust aPn# 7216-005-006 the street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2064-66 Junipero avenue, 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 $427,393.40. 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. 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 trustee. date: 01/13/2011 first american title insurance Company first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC 3 first american Way Santa ana, Ca 92707 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. first american trustee Servicing Solutions, llC may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. any information obtained may be used for that purpose. for trustee’s Sale information Please Call (714) 573-1965 P785873 1/14, 1/21, 01/28/2011 TST3635 no. 10-0117741 title order no. 10-8-434656 aPn no. 7217006-120 you are in default under a deed of truSt, dated 08/14/2008. 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 Joey m aZuelo and tereSita a aZuelo, HuSBand and Wife aS Joint tenantS, dated 08/14/2008 and recorded 08/21/08, as instrument no. 20081511203, in Book , Page ), of official records in the office of the County recorder of los angeles County, State of California, will sell on 01/21/2011 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: 1998 CreSCent, 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 $699,492.54. it is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. in addition to cash, the trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an “aS iS” condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said deed of trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the note secured by said deed of trust with interest thereon as provided in said note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the trustee and of the trusts created by said deed of trust. if required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California

Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the notice of trustee’s Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County recorder’s office. dated: 12/21/2010 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 # 1006.121180 12/24, 12/31, 1/07/2011 TST3633 notiCe of truStee’S Sale tS #: Ca-10-391740-vf order #: 100598082-Ca-gti you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 11/1/2006. unleSS you taKe aCtion to ProteCt your ProPerty, it may Be Sold at a PuBliC Sale. if you need an exPlanation of tHe nature of tHe ProCeeding againSt you, you SHould ContaCt a laWyer. a public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. the sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the deed of trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the deed of trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. the amount may be greater on the day of sale. BenefiCiary may eleCt to Bid leSS tHan tHe total amount due. trustor(s): BarBara Hare and SHaBnam HaJari recorded: 11/16/2006 as instrument no. 06 2538052 in book xxx, page xxx of official records in the office of the recorder of loS angeleS County, California; date of Sale: 2/14/2011 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: $385,229.72 the purported property address is: 2601 e 19tH St #8 Signal Hill, Ca 90755 assessor’s Parcel no. 7216-021-023 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 Bank of america 475 Crosspoint Parkway getzville ny 14068 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: — Quality loan Service Corp. 2141 5th avenue San diego, Ca 92101 619-645-7711 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 holders right’s against the real property only. tHiS notiCe iS Sent for tHe PurPoSe of ColleCting a deBt. tHiS firm iS attemPting to ColleCt a deBt on BeHalf of tHe Holder and oWner of tHe note. any information oBtained By or Provided to tHiS firm or tHe Creditor Will Be uSed for tHat PurPoSe. as required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. aSaP# 3850190 01/07/2011, 01/14/2011, 01/21/2011 TST3634 notiCe of truStee’S Sale trustee Sale no. 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600 Atlantic Ave. & 5th St. (562) 659-3968 vicer/lender, 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: at the West side of the los angeles County Courthouse, directly facing norwalk Blvd., 12720 norwalk Blvd., norwalk, Ca 90650, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said deed of trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: “aS more fully deSCriBed in tHe aBove mentioned deed of truSt” the property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. the street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2501 temPle avenue #118, 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, to-wit: $335,575.35 (estimated). accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. Condition of Sale: the successful bidder will be required to pay county documentary transfer tax, any city tax, and any other applicable taxes or fees (including, but not limited to, the fee for recording Preliminary Change of ownership report) to the auctioneer at the time 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. 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. date: 1/6/2011 Housekey financial Corporation P.o. Box 60145 City of industry, Ca 91716 for Sale information: 714730-2727, www.fidelityasap.com or www.priorityposting.com to notify truStee of BanKruPtCy filingS, PleaSe fax faCe Page of BanKruPtCy Petition to (909) 3973914 irma Barrios, trustee Sales officer HouSeKey finanCial CorPoration may Be aCting aS a deBt ColleCtor attemPting to ColleCt a deBt. any information oBtained may Be uSed for tHat PurPoSe. aSaP# 3859709 01/07/2011, 01/14/2011, 01/21/2011 TST3631 trustee Sale no. Ca05002219-10-1 title order no. 100517921-Ca-lPi aPn 7215-019-079 notiCe of truStee’S Sale you are in default under a deed of truSt dated 6/28/2006. unleSS you taKe aCtion to ProteCt your ProPerty, it may Be Sold at a PuBliC Sale. if you need an exPlanation of tHe nature of tHe ProCeedingS againSt you, you SHould ContaCt a laWyer. on January 25, 2011, at 10:30 am, at the front entrance to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West mission Blvd., Pomona, Ca, mtC finanCial inc.dba trustee Corps, as the duly appointed trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain deed of trust recorded on July 3, 2006, as instrument no. 06 1457907 of official records in the office of the recorder of los angeles County, Ca , executed by: marc mcdaniel and glenna mcdaniel, husband and wife as joint tenants with right of survivorship, as trustor, in favor of Quicken loans inc. as Beneficiary, Will Sell at PuBliC auCtion to tHe HigHeSt Bidder, in lawful money of the united States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: as more fully described on said deed of trust. the property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. the street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2101 e 21st Street, 315, 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 war-

ranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said deed of trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the deed of trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the trustee and of the trusts created by said deed of trust. the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the notice of trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $349,299.98 (estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. in addition to cash, the trustee will accept a cashier`s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. in the event tender other than cash is accepted, the trustee may withhold the issuance of the trustee`s deed upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. the property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. if the trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder`s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. date: december 31, 2010 mtC finanCial inC dba trustee Corps tS no. Ca05002219-10-1 . 17100 gillette ave irvine, Ca 92614 949-252-8300 Clarisa gastelum, authorized Signature Sale information Can Be oBtained on line at www.priorityposting.com automated SaleS information PleaSe Call 714-573-1965 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. regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code § 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded or the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52. Clarisa gastelum, authorized Signature truStee CorPS iS a deBt ColleCtor. any information oBtained Will Be uSed for tHat PurPoSe. P780906 12/31, 1/7, 01/14/2011

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: december 24, 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 2011. TST3621 / 20101894859 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: nyl/168 CHeCK CaSHing, 710 e. d St. #307, Wilmington, Ca 90744. registrant: norman y. liu, 1000 e. ocean Blvd. #709, long Beach, Ca 90802. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: norman y. liu. 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 december 22, 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: december 24, 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 2011. TST3624 / 20101928097 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: 1. mcCormiCK finanCial, 2. SunBelt ProPertieS inC., 4429 village rd., long Beach, Ca 90808. registrant: international SunBelt ProPertieS inC., 4429 village rd., long Beach, Ca 90808. this business is conducted by: a Corporation. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: James P. mcCormick. the registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. date started doing business under this fictitious Business name was march 1, 2001. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on december 29, 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: december 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 21, 2011.

TST3619 / 20101840146 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: 1. dunn family CHiroPraCtiC, 2. dunn CHiroPraCtiC, 4028 long Beach Blvd. #202, long Beach, Ca 90807. registrant: Harold m. Wexler, d.C., 5931 oakdale ave., Woodland Hills, Ca 91367. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Harold m. Wexler, d.C. the registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. date started doing business under this fictitious Business name was december 13, 2010. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on december 13, 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: december 24, 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 2011.

TST3625 / 20101928098 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: devoe'S CommuniCationS teCHnology, 2808 5th ave., los angeles, Ca 90018. registrant: gaBriel viZCarra, 2808 5th ave., los angeles, Ca 90018. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: gabriel vizcarra. 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 december 29, 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: december 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 21, 2011.

TST3620 / 20101894858 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following persons are doing business as: KidZ Head 2 toe, 3435 myrtle ave., long Beach, Ca 90807. registrant: 2. CHriStina lorraine linCiCum, 3435 myrtle ave., long Beach, Ca 90807, 2. maria tereSa Portillo, 18417 S. dalton ave., gardena, Ca 90248. this business is conducted by: a general Partnership. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Christina l. lincicum. the registrants have 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 december 22, 2010.

TST3626 / 20101928099 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: SWeet deSign Studio, 1565 e. 42nd St., los angeles, Ca 90011. registrant: Juana t. naJera, 1565 e. 42nd St., los angeles, Ca 90011. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Juana t. najera. 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 december 29, 2010. notiCe: this fictitious business name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk.


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24-Hour Emergency Service (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. the Signal tribune: december 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 21, 2011. TST3632 / 20101769081 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following persons are doing business as: 1. BitCH free living, 2. Bfl, 4300 e. elko St., long Beach, Ca 90814. registrant: 1. nora ramoS, Heidi BrioneS, 4300 e. elko St., long Beach, Ca 90814. this business is conducted by: a general Partnership. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: nora ramos. 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 december 2, 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: december 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 21, 2011. TST3636 / 20110026930 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following persons are doing business as: Savor flavor dining, 3717 e. 2nd. St., apt. 3, long Beach, Ca 90803. registrant: 1. Karen KoStrinSKy, 2. deBoraH gangWer, 3717 e. 2nd. St., apt. 3, long Beach, Ca 90803. this business is conducted by: a general Partnership. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Karen Kostrinsky. 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 January 06, 2011. 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: January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011. TST3639 / 20101892172 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: need a teCH Heating and air Conditioning, 616 W. 18th St., San Pedro, Ca 90731. registrant: miCHael oJeda, 616 e. 18th St., San Pedro, Ca 90731. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: michael ojeda. the registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. date started doing business under this fictitious Business name was december 21, 2010. this statement was filed with the county clerk of los angeles County on december 21, 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: January 14, 21, 28, & february 4, 2011. TST3640 / 20110065047 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT the following person is doing business as: Jenn-reaCH ConSulting, 17644 Coke ave., Bellflower, Ca 90706. registrant: Jennifer riCHardSon, 17644 Coke ave., Bellflower, Ca 90706. this business is conducted by: an individual. i declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Jennifer richardson. 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 January 12, 2011. 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: January 14, 21, 28, & february 4, 2011.

TST3622 / Case No. LS020982 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SuPerior Court of California, County of loS angeleS, 6230 Sylmar ave., van nuys, Ca 91401, van nuys Courthouse east. Petition of asher Peretz, miriam Peretz, for Change of name. to all intereSted PerSonS: 1. Petitioner aSHer PeretZ, miriam PeretZ, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: JonatHan PeretZ to Proposed name: yeHonatan PeretZ. 2. tHe Court orderS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, shy the petition for change of name should not be granted. notiCe of Hearing date: february 02, 2011; time: 8:30 a.m.; dept. C, room 310. the address of the court is the same as above. a copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, tHe Signal triBune, 939 e. 27th. Street, Signal Hill, Ca 90755: december 24, 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 2011. ___//ss//___ James a. Steele, Judge of the Superior Court dated december 22, 2010 TST3623 / Case No. LS020996 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SuPerior Court of California, County of loS angeleS, 6230 Sylmar ave., van nuys, Ca 91401, nortH WeSt diStriCt. Petition of Cristina margaret arranaga, for Change of name. to all intereSted PerSonS: 1. Petitioner eliZaBetH "liSa" martin, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: eliZaBetH "liSa" martin to Proposed name: liSa martini. 2. tHe Court orderS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. notiCe of Hearing date: february 07, 2011; time: 8:30 a.m.; dept. nW-C, room 310. the address of the court is the same as above. a copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, tHe Signal triBune, 939 e. 27th. Street, Signal Hill, Ca 90755: december 31, 2010 & January 7, 14, 21, 2011. ___//ss//___ James a. Steele, Judge of the Superior Court dated december 27, 2010 TST3641 / Case No. NS023531 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SuPerior Court of California, County of loS angeleS, 415 West ocean Blvd., long Beach, Ca 90802, SoutH JudiCial diStriCt. Petition of ana maria rodriguez-arreola, for Change of name. to all intereSted PerSonS: 1. Petitioner ana maria rodrigueZ-arreola, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: ana maria rodrigueZ-arreola to Proposed name: ana maria rodrigueZ. 2. tHe Court orderS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, shy the petition for change of name should not be granted. notiCe of Hearing date: march 01, 2011; time: 1:30 P.m.; dept. g, room 51. the address of the court is the same as above. a copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, tHe Signal triBune, 939 e. 27th. Street, Signal Hill, Ca 90755: January 14, 21, 28, & february 4, 2011. ___//ss//___ douglas m. Haigh, Commissioner of the Superior Court dated January 10, 2011

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