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Interspersed with these elegant performances is a humorous side-story involving a loudly blustering maître d' in an extravagantly colorful costume, a red beer-belly, and waving antennae, and a budding love affair between a glittering “foreign” fly and a sweetly corpulent ladybug. There are also numerous holes in the stage that allow the bugs to suddenly rise or fall or, in one spectacular sequence, stand upside down and kick their legs in unison. And there's a “human slinky” in a sort of “Michelin Man” suit who manipulates and contorts himself and his costume into everything from a giant to a human pretzel. (If you've ever seen the dance troupe Pilobolus, you'll know what I mean.)

OCEAN PARK When the story broke in 2010 that a Philadelphia school district had used school laptops to observe students in their homes,people saw a violation of rights and privacy. James Hannon and John Sykes saw an opportunity. The two men are the driving force behind JH Enterprise Solutions, a Santa Monicabased company that launched a product called Stop Being Watched, which protects individuals and businesses against unwanted intrusions onto their webcams. With cameras appearing in phones, computers and soon on televisions, people are often within range of a camera lens which hackers can turn on remotely with the help of a commercially-available spyware package. “It’s not if this could be happening,” Hannon said. “It is happening.” Stop Being Watched is unique in that it doesn’t act on the computer, it acts specifically on the webcam device itself. Rather than try to find viruses or spyware hiding on the computer, the product prevents commands known as “calls” from reaching the webcam. These calls can tell the webcam to turn on, or the microphone system — which is often part of the same device — to begin recording. When a call arrives, it pops up on the user’s screen, giving them an opportunity to allow or deny the request. There are plenty of reasons that a company or individual might want an outside user to access their webcam, including popular face-to-face calling services like Skype or Google Plus’ “hangout” group chat sessions.

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GRAND FINISH: Cirque du Soleil performers take the stage for the 'Banquet,' which closes out the show with music and dancing.

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They're having a bugfest at the Santa Monica Pier, and it has nothing to do with sand fleas. It's the dazzling Cirque du Soleil production “OVO,” a festival of whimsical bugs doing what bugs, and Cirque performers, do best: climbing, slithering, swinging, jumping, crawling and bouncing. A giant ovo (“egg” in Portuguese) dominates the stage as a panoply of magnificently costumed bugs swarms around it in wonderment, chittering and clicking to each other so expressively that you can actually understand the conversation. Suddenly, the egg explodes, leaving a splattered placenta from which countless species

of other bugs emerge. And in a tremendous burst of exuberant life, they transform the stage into a bubbling one-ring circus. A large dragonfly balances himself on a pole. He is followed by six female red ants from China who juggle huge blown-up kiwi slices and corncobs with their feet while flinging themselves onto the upstretched feet of the ants beside them, who continue to juggle. It's a mind-boggling performance. A long rope descends from the ceiling with a gauzy cocoon wrapped around it. Slowly, a chrysalis begins to emerge, climbing up the rope as she comes to life. She is followed by two fully grown butterflies who perform a rope ballet, graceful and exciting as any pas de deux ever performed on the ground.

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Westside OUT AND ABOUT IN SANTA MONICA Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 State of Our Schools Malibu City Hall 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6:30 p.m. — 9 p.m. The Seventh Annual Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District State of Our Schools Community Report will be led by Superintendent Sandra Lyon. Those in attendance will also hear from Malibu-based principals and district officials. For more information, visit www.smmusd.org. Parks on the go Santa Monica Place, Center Plaza Broadway and Third Street A collaborative effort between Otis College of Art and Design and The Getty Foundation brings a portable park to this busy shopping center. It’s intended to raise awareness of environmental sustainability. For more information, call (310) 260-8333. New stories for a new year Annenberg Beach House 415 Pacific Coast Hwy., 2 p.m. — 4 p.m. Come share and exchange your stories with playwright Lucy Wang, as she continues her 10-week residency at the Annenberg Beach House. The stories should reflect transformation and the fresh start of a new year. Bring a pen and paper, a laptop or tablet; Wang might lead a writing exercise time permitting. Cost: free. For more information, and to reserve seating, visit www.annenbergbeachhouse.com/beachculture.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 State of Our Schools, part II Virginia Avenue Park, Thelma Terry Building 2200 Virginia Ave., 6:30 p.m. — 9 p.m. This year’s State of Our Schools comes to Santa Monica. Santa Monica principals and district officials will be on hand to take a closer look at what’s happening on local campuses. For more information, visit www.smmusd.org. Follow the bouncing ball Senior Center 1450 Ocean Ave.,10:30 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Warm up your throat for the Senior Center Sing-a-Long. Show off your songbird skills at this interactive event, led weekly by Douglas and Marybeth. Must be a Senior Center Member and 50 or older to participate. Senior Center membership is free. For more information, call (310) 4588644. Our story Broad Stage 1310 11th St., Times vary Already attracting rave reviews, David Cromer directs this adaptation of Thorton Wilder’s “Our Town,” the deceptively simple story of the birth, life and death of ordinary couple Emily Webb and George Gibbs; but within their story lies a piece of us all. Featuring award winning actress Helen Hunt. For more information, call (310) 434-3200 or visit www.thebroadstage.com.

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OAKLAND, Calif. For weeks the protests had waned, with only a smattering of people taking to Oakland’s streets for occasional weekend marches that bore little resemblance to the headline-grabbing Occupy demonstrations of last fall. Then came Saturday, which started peacefully enough — a midday rally at City Hall and a march. But hours later, the scene near downtown Oakland had dramatically deteriorated: clashes punctuated by rock and bottle throwing by protesters and volleys of tear gas from police, and a City Hall break-in that left glass cases smashed, graffiti spraypainted on walls and an American flag burned. More than 400 people were arrested on charges ranging from failure to disperse to vandalism, police spokesman Sgt. Jeff Thomason said. At least three officers and one protester were injured. On Sunday, Oakland officials vowed to be ready if Occupy protesters try to mount another large-scale demonstration. Protesters, meanwhile, decried Saturday’s police tactics as illegal and threatened to sue. Mayor Jean Quan personally inspected damage caused by dozens of people who broke into City Hall. She said she wants a court order to keep Occupy protesters who have been arrested several times out of Oakland, which has been hit repeatedly by demonstrations that have cost the financially troubled city about $5 million. Quan also called on the loosely organized movement to “stop using Oakland as its playground.” “People in the community and people in the Occupy movement have to stop making excuses for this behavior,” she said. Saturday’s protests — the most turbulent since Oakland police forcefully dismantled an Occupy encampment in November — came just days after the announcement of a new round of actions. The group said it planned to use a vacant building as a social center and political hub and threatened to try to shut down the Port of Oakland for a third time, occupy the airport and take over City Hall. After the mass arrests, the Occupy

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School have declared a food fight to win back peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Fed up with new, healthy cafeteria cuisine that features dishes like ancho chili chicken with yakosoba edamame and tortellini with butternut squash, they’re petitioning the school district to return old favorites like PB&J and calzones to the lunch lineup. “We, the students of Roosevelt High School, would like to be served food that we can enjoy eating, rather than the ‘healthier’ food that we just throw away,” states the petition being circulated at the 3,200-student school located in a low income neighborhood just east of downtown Los Angeles. School districts across the nation, including Los Angeles Unified, are revamping lunch trays to meet tighter federal nutrition standards designed to stem obesity, which affects about a third of children nationally. The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week announced new guidelines calling for milk to be skim or low-fat, grains to be whole, and double the amount of fruit and vegetables. But as many parents can attest, getting kids to try new foods, especially ones that are good for them, can be a battle of wits and wills. Little kids tend to be less finicky than big kids, who look for that elusive factor of “coolness” in everything from fashion to French fries. “Essentially, you’re competing with McDonald’s,” said Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, who works with school districts on their menus. “But it can be done.” The emphasis on nutrition is a major swing from the 1990s when some schools featured brand-name fast-food burgers and pizza for lunch and sold potato chips, cookies and sodas in vending machines. With national attention turning to climbing rates of childhood diabetes and other weight-related ailments, many districts have now outlawed everything from trans fats to deep-frying. Some have even dispensed with chocolate milk because of the added sugar. But districts have found that getting kids to change eating habits isn’t easy, and involves both smarter menus and a dollop of

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Those of us who have lived in Santa Monica as long as I have are accustomed to statements from city officials who don’t have their facts straight, or purposely choose to ignore the facts, or just make up their own set of facts. Either way, they get it wrong. So it’s not surprising when former city official Virgil A. County does it in his letter (”Story behind funeral homes,” Letters to the Editor, Jan. 24). The several funeral businesses referred to in his and other letters went out of business long before Gates, Kingsley and Gates was sold, not because of it or in any way related to it. As one letter writer pointed out, it remains to be seen just how much more city expenditures at Woodlawn Cemetery will continue to increase each year because the city wants to try and compete with efficient for-profit businesses that don’t have taxpayer backing.

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major goal at City Hall. In recent years, sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth has driven everything from bagging groceries to traffic management. Last Tuesday, the City Council unanimously adopted a draft resolution developed by staff and based on recommendations by the Task Force on the Environment that declared City Hall’s commitment to “sustainable rights.” The resolution states that our rights include clean, affordable and accessible water from sustainable water sources, a sustainable energy future based on renewable energy sources and a sustainable natural climate system unaltered by fossil fuel emissions. Oops. Guess we’ll have to outlaw gaspowered vehicles and close the Santa Monica Airport. Additional rights include sustainable, comprehensive waste disposal systems that don’t degrade the environment; clean indoor and outdoor air; clean water and clean soil that pose a negligible health risk to the public; and (finally) a sustainable food system that provides healthy, locally grown food to the community. To call the resolution broad is an understatement, but there are some noticeable omissions. How about respect, reverence and protection for living things and not allowing anything that would increase the community’s carbon footprint or demand for additional natural resources including land, air and water? The resolution is supposed to lead to modifications of city policy (including zoning) and directs staff to update the Sustainable City Plan “to protect the rights of people and natural communities … .” One of the interesting dichotomies resulting from the resolution is that if it were to really protect the natural world, it would mandate a freeze or severe curtailment of almost all new development. Virtually every construction project in the city — whether it be a large commercial/office development or a modest house addition — flies in the face of the resolution. Taking one small development as an example: a proposed 45-foot mixed-use project at 2919-23 Wilshire Blvd. will have 11,259 square feet of ground floor market/commercial space, 26 multi-bedroom apartments and subterranean parking for 100 vehicles. It’ll replace a small liquor store and a secondary retail space. The project will create immitigable traffic problems at the corner of Wilshire and Stanford Street. Water, power, solid and liquid waste disposal will far surpass present usage. It doesn’t matter how many bicycle racks, solar panels, traffic management plans, recycled materials or low-flush toilets are in the project, it’ll never meet the criteria demanded by this resolution. And, this is a

small project. Citywide, there are dozens and dozens of other proposed developments such as a new Downtown cinema, a 766,000-square-foot office project and numerous smaller apartment/condominium/mixed-use projects in the works. They’ll generate air pollution and require much more water, electricity, natural gas and waste disposal resources than currently used at their respective locations. Add three new Downtown hotels with a total of 557 guestrooms plus restaurants, etc; three new office/mixed-use projects on the 2800 and 2900 block of Colorado Avenue totaling over 721,000 square feet of space and another mixed-use proposal with 545 apartments a couple blocks away — just to name a few. Talk about increased demand on natural resources? It can’t be avoided. There will be parking for tens of thousands of vehicles in new on-site garages. Add the air pollution that will result — in addition to the pollution produced now by gasoline-powered vehicles stuck in Santa Monica’s ever increasing traffic. Promising that (inadequate) “green” benefits being touted by developers and City Hall such as bicycle amenities or riding the Expo Light Rail will produce “no net new car trips,” alleviate driving, reduce air pollution, reduce water and energy demands and protect the environment is complete and utter nonsense. Even more frustrating is reading 3-yearold blogs and commentaries by some of Santa Monica’s staunchest and most vocal bicycle activists and sustainability advocates who opposed a 2008 ballot measure that would have temporarily capped commercial development. They claimed limiting development wouldn’t help the environment let alone reduce traffic. The measure’s failure opened the door for unprecedented new construction and exacerbated demand for limited natural resources. Promises by City Hall planners of bicycle lanes, solar power, recycled water and electric vehicle charging stations in new developments have been sucked up by environmentalists and bicycling supporters like hot green tea on a cold day. But, it’s not nearly enough. In fact, it’s a joke that nobody seems to get. After all the flossy verbiage, the proof will be in City Hall’s actions. But, don’t expect much beyond, “Screw the environment, make money first.” In the scheme of things, Santa Monica’s projects are like a grain of sand. But, along with added regional development in years to come, all the tiny grains of sand will result in a mountain of irreversible environmental damage. Time will tell if City Hall is serious or whether this resolution is just so much hot (polluted) air. BILL can be reached at mr.bilbau@gmail.com.

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Yosemite plan means fewer hikers on iconic Half Dome TRACIE CONE Associated Press

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. There was a time not long ago when a climb to the top of Yosemite National Park's Half Dome was a solitary trek attempted by only the most daring adventurers. Over the past decade, however, the route has been inundated with up to 1,200 nature lovers a day seeking to experience the iconic mountain that is stamped on the California quarter, stitched on a line of outdoor clothing and painted on the side of the park's vehicles. Now officials want to permanently limit access to the granite monolith, frustrating both hikers who journey there for a transcendent experience and advocates who say the plan doesn't go far enough to protect a place in a federally designated wilderness area. "At the end of the day, if the visitors and users of wilderness aren't willing to make sacrifices to preserve the wilderness character of these areas, then we just won't have wilderness. We'll have some Disney-fied version of it," said George Nickas, executive director of Wilderness Watch. "If people want solitude in Yosemite, there's another 12,000 square miles to do that," counters hiker Pat Townsley, a Bay Area resident who has been to the top nine times. This past week the park released its environmental assessment of options for the future of the Half Dome trail, which studies show is the busiest by far of any in the National Park's designated wilderness areas. The aim is to improve safety on the Dome and make the trail to get there less crowded. Options range from doing nothing to removing the cables that hikers use to pull themselves up the 45-degree final climb, rendering it inaccessible to all but experienced climbers. Nickas calls them "handrails in the wilderness," and says his agency might sue to have them removed if park officials don't choose that option. "There is often an attempt by agencies to make wilderness all things to all people, and they can't do that and still be wilderness," he said. The park's recommendation is something in between a complete ban and the free-flowing days of the past when hikers packed together on the cables like cars in rush hour traffic. It would allow 300 people a day past a check point two miles distant beginning in 2013. "There's some subjectivity to this decision," said park spokesman Scott Gediman. "But we considered how wilderness is man-

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aged and personal interviews with people about their experience on the trail. Finding balance is something we have to do." In 1874 the slick dome that rises 5,000 feet above the valley floor was described as "perfectly inaccessible." But in 1919 the Sierra Club installed the first cables along the 400-foot final ascent so that visitors without rock climbing experience could hoist themselves to the summit —the size of 17 football fields— to drink in stunning views of Little Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, endless Sierra and the Valley floor. "Once you get up there it's like 'holy cow.' It's just one of those moments in your life when you go 'wow' and you question your existence and space and time and everything else," said hiker Townsley, who thinks everyone should be allowed the experience. There is no doubt that if the decision were made today, there would be no braided steel cables and stanchions drilled into Half Dome. Congress passed the Wilderness Act in 1964, and 20 years later designated 95 percent of Yosemite, including Half Dome and the wellworn eight-mile trail leading to it, as land that should not be altered by the hand of man. Over the decades the number of visitors to the park has steadily climbed, topping 4 million last year— in part because the park is an easy drive from Los Angeles and the Bay Area. And the idea of scaling Half Dome in a day as measure of personal fortitude also began to grow. At least five people have died on the cables since 2006, nearly all with rain as a factor, officials say. Rangers want visitors to be able to descend the slick granite in 45 minutes if they have to escape the fast-forming storms that make footing precarious, and limiting numbers is the only way to do that, they say. Last year park officials instituted a temporary 400-permit lottery for daily access, which is roughly from Memorial Day until the first snow in October. "I think they're doing a fine job, but I think they've got a hairball that they're dealing with trying to come up with something that works," said Rick Deutsch, who wrote the book "One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome." He says 400 permits is a more workable number that accounts for no-shows. The increase in visitors is a challenge to park officials who must balance access with the system's mandate to protect resources for future generations. The park already has been struggling over whether to limit the number of cars allowed in the gates to protect the Merced River.

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group, coral reefs around the world may face an even greater risk than shellfish because they require very high levels of carbonate to build their skeletons. “Acidity slows reefbuilding, which could lower the resiliency of corals and lead to their erosion and eventual extinction,” they write. This would be an unmitigated environmental disaster, given that an estimated one million marine species depend on healthy coral reefs for survival. “Such losses would reverberate throughout the marine environment and have profound social impacts, as well-especially on the fishing and tourism industries,” NRDC reports. “The loss of coral reefs would also reduce the protection that they offer coastal communities against storms surges and hurricanes-which might become more severe with warmer air and sea surface temperatures due to global warming.” Researchers are working on strategies to protect aquaculture farms from further losses due to acidic water, but any large-scale effort to address ocean acidification will require the slowing down or phasing out of fossil fuels. Powering our cars, heating our homes and running our machines and appliances all require burning fossil fuels which generate greenhouse gas emissions and in turn cause acidification. Cutting back on our consumption of oil, gas and coal and switching to renewable energy sources — solar, wind, biomass and others — will be a necessary part of the strategy to counteract ocean acidification. We can all help by driving less and walking/biking more; upgrading our vehicles, light bulbs and appliances to more energy efficient versions; patronizing companies that work to reduce their carbon footprints; and pushing our state and federal governments to enact binding reductions in CO2 pollution. EarthTalk® is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E - The Environmental Magazine (www.emagazine.com). Send questions to: earthtalk@emagazine.com. Subscribe: www.emagazine.com/subscribe.


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Report: Brown replaced regulator over oil rules ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. A top state regulator and his deputy were removed last year after ignoring pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown to relax rules for companies seeking to tap California's oil, according to a newspaper investigation. The governor asked officials in October to develop a permitting shortcut for firms hoping to employ underground injection, a risky method of oil extraction common in California. Department of Conservation head Derek Chernow wrote a memo stating that easing regulations on underground injection would violate environmental laws, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. The process, in which a rush of steam, water and chemicals flushes oil from depleted wells, had been linked to spills, eruptions and the death of a worker in Kern County. The federal Environmental Protection Agency had asked the state to tighten its regulations, but the oil industry complained in a letter-writing campaign to Brown that the strict rules were hurting a key state business. A week after the memo was written, Brown had Chernow removed, along with a deputy, Elena Miller, the Times said. The governor appointed replacements who agreed to stop subjecting every underground injection project to a comprehensive review before issuing a permit. Administration officials told the newspaper the eased permit rules were part of the governor's broader effort to streamline regulations and spur job creation. Brown wanted to move away from a "one-size-fits-all" approach to permitting in a state with vast

geological differences, officials said. "We have to balance good environmental protection and economic growth," John Laird, Brown's secretary of natural resources, told the Times. "The law allows discretion on how you best protect the environment and move the applications along ... Our goal is to make things run more efficiently." Catherine Reheis-Boyd, president of the Western States Petroleum Association, a lobbying group, told the Times that regulators had been requesting so much information about every project — "an infinite do-loop" — that they effectively halted production for some firms. "We've been in business since the turn of the century, and then all of a sudden everything we do out there is not right," said Les Clark, executive vice president of the Independent Oil Producers Agency, a trade group. "It starts snowballing, and before too long you're not going to be in business because the regulations are too costly and too complicated to deal with." Administration officials said at least 77 well permits that were on hold as of Nov. 15 have since been approved. Earlier this month, Brown boasted about the expedited permits. At a solar energy farm near Sacramento, he reaffirmed his commitment to all forms of energy development. "It's not easy," Brown said. "There are going to be screw-ups. There are going to be bankruptcies. There will be indictments and there will be deaths. But we're going to keep going." Chernow and Miller, who were hired under former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, declined to comment.

State considers abandoning mountain highway ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES 0State transportation officials are proposing to abandon a winding, mountainous Southern California highway because it costs too much to maintain. Caltrans is hoping the U.S. Forest Service or Los Angeles County will take over Highway 39, which runs 27 miles from Asuza into the San Gabriel Mountains, but neither agency wants it, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. The state spends $1.5 million annually maintaining the two-lane paved highway, which is damaged regularly by landslides, flooding and forest fires, the newspaper said. Some three million motorists travel on the popular, cliff-hanging route every year. The Forest Service needs Highway 39 to fight remote wildfires, but the agency said it doesn't have the resources to maintain the roadway. Los Angeles County, which relies on the highway to access three dams critical to flood control, has no desire to take over management, said Tony Bell, spokesman for Supervisor Michael Antonovich, whose dis-

trict includes the San Gabriels. "Why would it?" he asked. Ronald J. Kosinski, Caltrans' deputy district director for environmental planning, told the newspaper that the agency is operating the road under a special permit dating to the 1920s, when the highway was built. "According to the agreement, the only way we can extricate ourselves from it is to abandon the highway," he said. The Forest Service said it interprets the agreement as saying that if Caltrans abandons the highway, it would have to remove its improvements — meaning the roadway itself — and return the area to the natural landscape. Kosinski said Caltrans attorneys were weighing options. The agency might be able to offer to the county or Forest Service money to cover several years of maintenance, he said. The proposal to abandon the highway comes as the state struggles to close a $9.2 billion budget deficit. Caltrans could not immediately cite another instance in which it walked away from a state route.

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Ocean Park Boulevard Complete Green Street Project The project begins in December 2011 and ends December 2012. Construction will take place Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Ocean Park Boulevard, between Neilson Way and Lincoln Boulevard. The project will improve the character and functionality of Ocean Park Boulevard for all users and reduce storm water runoff. The project will provide wider sidewalks and parkways for storm water biofilter swales and infiltration, new landscape medians, new marked crosswalks with enhanced overhead flashing beacons, new painted bike lanes and traffic striping, pedestrian level lighting, new trees and landscaping, street furniture, bike racks and traffic signal modification. Traffic control will be in place during construction and will maintain one lane of traffic in each direction. Please use alternate routes whenever possible.

Annual Tree Trimming City Hall’s annual tree trimming schedule is underway at the following locations: on 12th Street. from Montana Avenue to Wilshire Boulevard. For more information please visit www.santamonicatrees.com.

Expo Light Rail Line Project Follow daily construction on Twitter at www.twitter.com/EXPOinSM. In preparation for construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line, work crews will begin building demolition for the Colorado/17th Street Station. Demolition work will take place on Colorado Avenue between 16th and 18th streets and will include removing all structures, footings and foundations, walls, fencing and debris at designated locations. Temporary sidewalk and lane closures on Colorado Avenue will occur. No parking signs will be implemented during the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the south side of Colorado Avenue only. Pedestrian and local access to businesses and residences will be maintained throughout all construction activities. For questions regarding this project contact Expo Light Rail Line Community Relations at (213) 922-EXPO or www.BuildExpo.org.

Water Main Replacement at Third Court The water main at Third Court between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard is undergoing removal and replacement. Please be advised that two-way traffic will be allowed on each side of construction work zone for local access only. Alley will be closed to through traffic.

Water Main Replacement No. 1 Replacement of approximately 11,700 lineal feet of existing ductile iron water mains with new ductile iron water pipes due to age, condition and capacity demands. Work will take place on Euclid Court, between Alta and Montana avenues and on 10th Court, between Marguerita and Montana avenues, and on Marguerita Avenue between Seventh and 11th courts. There will be traffic impacts in the work area.

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Stop Being Watched gives users the opportunity to weed through requests or give blanket permissions to certain programs that users trust or use often. If an intruder comes, the program logs the attack. The duo believe their product has applications outside the home, earning its place in corporate board rooms and large businesses. An enterprising hacker, or even employee, could record private conversations and use them for insider trading, Hannon said. Unlike phone calls, the Securities and Exchange Commission does not log webcam conversations, which could easily transmit sensitive information. Stealing information from large corporations is a big business. According to an October 2011 government report, academic journals estimate the cost of corporate espionage at anywhere between $2 billion and $400 billion per year. “Big companies can be vulnerable,” Hannon said. Spyware that connects with webcams could be a canary in a coal mine, signaling the presence of malicious viruses like keystroke loggers that can capture passwords. Hannon and Sykes are pushing to make

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Oakland Media Committee criticized the police’s conduct, saying that most of the arrests were made illegally because police failed to allow protesters to disperse. It threatened legal action. “Contrary to their own policy, the OPD gave no option of leaving or instruction on how to depart. These arrests are completely illegal, and this will probably result in another class action lawsuit against the OPD,” a release from the group said. Deputy Police Chief Jeff Israel told reporters late Saturday that protesters gathered unlawfully and police gave them multiple verbal warnings to disband. “These people gathered with the intent of unlawfully entering into a building that does not belong to them and assaulting the police,” Israel said. “It was not a peaceful group.” Earlier this month, a court-appointed monitor submitted a report to a federal judge that included “serious concerns” about the department’s handling of the Occupy protests. Police officials say they were in “close contact” with the federal monitor during the protests. The national Occupy Wall Street movement, which denounces corporate excess and economic inequality, began in New York City in the fall but has been largely dormant lately. Oakland, New York and Los Angeles were among the cities with the largest and most vocal Occupy protests early on. The demonstrations ebbed after those cities used force to move out hundreds of demonstrators who had set up tent cities. Caitlin Manning, an Occupy Oakland member, believes that Saturday’s protest caught the world’s attention. “The Occupy movement is back on the map,” Manning said Sunday. “We think those who have been involved in movements elsewhere should be heartened.” In Oakland, social activism and civic unrest have long marked this rough-edged city of nearly 400,000 across the bay from San Francisco. Beset by poverty, crime and a decades-long tense relationship between the police and the community, its streets have seen clashes between officers and protesters, including anti-draft protests in the 1960s

their product a known quantity both for the regular consumer and larger companies that already produce antivirus software packages. Through education, they hope to prove that webcam vulnerabilities need to be included in the antivirus products that the general consumer buys in the store for use against malware, spyware or other viruses. It would be great for their company, since they patented the product at its most basic level. “We want to be just another check box,” Hannon said. Alternatively, a boost from the right venture capital firm could give them the push to make webcams already outfitted with their protective software. Eventually, the pair hopes that people will use the software for a host of other applications, like billing for doctors who treat patients remotely, or monitoring workplace productivity on web conference calls. Hannon and Sykes run JH Enterprise Solutions out of their home on the 800 block of Maple Street. Their employees send in work from remote locations on products that range from the webcam “antivirus” to a virtual greeting card product that they hope will be out this year. ashley@smdp.com

that spilled into town from neighboring Berkeley. Before the Occupy movement spawned violence, mass arrests and two shutdowns of the Port of Oakland, the city was disrupted by a series of often-violent demonstrations over a white Bay Area Rapid Transit officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black man named Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009. Occupy protesters have invoked Grant’s memory, referring to the downtown plaza named after Frank Owaga, the city’s first Asian-American councilmember, by renaming the former space they occupied with tents as Oscar Grant Plaza. Hundreds of Occupiers again descended on the plaza to reflect on Saturday and discuss what’s next. Dozens of officers, who maintained guard at City Hall overnight, were also on the scene Sunday. “They were never able to occupy a building outside of City Hall,” Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan said Sunday. “We suspect they will try to go to the convention center again. They will not get in.” Jordan said they will call for mutual aid from other law enforcement agencies if needed Sunday and defended his officers’ response to the protesters on Saturday. “No we have not changed our tactics,” Jordan said. “The demonstrators have changed their tactics, which forces us to respond differently.” Quan, who faces two mayoral recall attempts, has been criticized for past police tear-gassing, though she said she was not aware of the plans. On Saturday, she thought the police response was measured, adding that she has lost patience with the costly and disruptive protests. She also said she hopes prosecutors will seek a stay-away order against protesters who have been arrested multiple times. “It appears that most of them constantly come from outside of Oakland,” Quan said. “I think a lot of the young people who come to these demonstrations think they’re being revolutionary when they’re really hurting the people they claim that they are representing.” Saturday’s events began when a group assembled outside City Hall and marched through the streets, disrupting traffic as they threatened to take over a vacant convention center


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OVO FROM PAGE 1 But the two acts that bring your heart leaping to your throat is the one that closes the first part of the show and the one that is the finale. In the first of these, six aerialists fling themselves by trapeze from one side of the big top to another. They are 40 feet up — equivalent to jumping out of a fourth-story window, and they perform with grace and speed — and courage. The finale, on the other hand, features 20 artists in cricket costumes and a profusion of trampolines from which they jump to the top of a 24-foot vertical wall. Once on the wall, they leap over each other, climb up and down, and bounce. Nearly all 55 performers are somewhere

LUNCH FROM PAGE 3 marketing. The Los Angeles Unified School District, which serves 650,000 meals a day, saw school lunch participation plunge by some 12 percent after unveiling the new dishes. Kids have gradually come around — participation is now down by only 5 percent as compared to last year. Chicago Public Schools saw a 5 percent drop when it did a menu makeover last year. High school students have some of the toughest palates to please. The new menu has been a major gripe at meetings of student representatives from four Los Angeles high schools, said Sergio Duran, student president of Roosevelt’s math and science magnet school. His unscientific homeroom survey found that 20 percent of students ate the lunch, but less than 1 percent liked it. The district, which last year turned down British TV chief Jamie Oliver’s offer to make over school lunches as part of a reality TV show, is now tweaking the lunch lineup, slashing flops like beef jambalaya and vegetable curry and improving others. Some dishes — vegetable tamales and manicotti — have proven hits. But chicken nuggets and corn dogs are gone for good. “We’re staying the course,” vowed deputy food services director David Binkle. Districts have taken a variety of approaches to get kids to eat healthier. Some have had luck introducing changes gradually. Others have relied on cooking up more nutritious versions of staples, such as pizza with low-fat cheese on a whole wheat crust or all-beef hot dogs on whole wheat buns, while others employ “stealth health” tactics such as switching white rice to brown rice with no fanfare. It’s also about simple marketing ploys. “Even having a person behind the counter say, ‘have you tried this?’ works,” said Jessica Donze Black, director of the Pew Trust’s Kids’ Healthful and Safe Foods Project. Supermarket-style sampling is effective. In Broward County, Florida, the day after veggie burger samples were distributed in the cafeteria, they “sold like crazy,” Levin said. Jazzing up dishes with fun names like “broccoli blast” boosted selection by 27 percent, while placing healthier items like vegetables at the beginning of the lunch line increased pickup by 11 percent, according to Cornell University’s Smarter Lunchrooms program. A convenient, well lit fruit bowl doubled the amount of fruit taken. “Rearranging the lunch line is a very simple, low cost, no cost thing to do,” said Brian Wansink, program co-director. He advocated giving kids one popular item on the tray, such as a cookie or chocolate skim milk, as incentives for them to get

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onstage most of the time, doing buggy things in the background or jumping around the continually changing set. Aside from the artists themselves there is a splendid nine-piece band that plays a Brazilian-themed score. And finally, there must be words of special praise for Deborah Colker, the writer, director, and choreographer of this production, and, above all, for Liz Vandal, who designed the costumes that kept the whole ensemble buzzing. “OVO” will continue just beside the Santa Monica Pier in the big blue and yellow tent every day but Monday through March 25. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or online at cirquedusoleil.com/ovo. CYNTHIA CITRON can ccitron@socal.rr.com.

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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. Newt Gingrich slammed GOP rival Mitt Romney on Sunday for the steady stream of attacks he likened to “carpet-bombing,” trying to cut into the resurgent front-runner’s lead in Florida in the dwindling hours before Tuesday’s pivotal presidential primary. And despite surging ahead in polls, Romney wasn’t letting up, relentlessly casting Gingrich as an influence peddler with a “record of failed leadership.” In what has become a wildly unpredictable race, the momentum has swung back to Romney, staggered last weekend by Gingrich’s victory in South Carolina. Romney has begun advertising in Nevada ahead of that state’s caucuses next Saturday, illustrating the challenges ahead for Gingrich, who has pledged to push ahead no matter what happens in Florida. An NBC News/Marist poll published Sunday showed Romney with support from 42 percent of likely Florida primary voters, compared with 27 percent for Gingrich. Romney’s campaign has dogged Gingrich at his own campaign stops, sending surrogates to remind reporters of Gingrich’s House ethics probe in the 1990s and other episodes in his career aimed at sowing doubt about his judgment. Gingrich reacted defensively, accusing the former Massachusetts governor and a political committee that supports him of lying, and the GOP’s establishment of allowing it. “I don’t know how you debate a person with civility if they’re prepared to say things that are just plain factually false,” Gingrich said during appearances on Sunday talk shows. “I think the Republican establishment believes it’s OK to say and do virtually anything to stop a genuine insurgency from winning because they are very afraid of losing control of the old order.” Gingrich objected specifically to a Romney campaign ad that includes a 1997 NBC News report on the House’s decision to discipline Gingrich, then speaker, for ethics charges. Romney continued to paint Gingrich as part of the very Washington establishment he condemns and someone who had a role in the nation’s economic problems. “Your problem in Florida is that you worked for Freddie Mac at a time when Freddie Mac was not doing the right thing for the American people, and that you’re selling influence in Washington at a time when we need people who will stand up for the truth in Washington,” Romney told an audience in Naples. Gingrich’s consulting firm was paid more than $1.5 million by the federally-backed mortgage company over a period after he left Congress in 1999. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, trailing in Florida by a wide margin, stayed with his 3-year-old daughter, Bella, who was hospitalized with pneumonia. Sunday night he told supporters, “She

without a doubt has turned the corner,” but he cautioned she “isn’t out of the woods yet.” Aides said Santorum would resume campaigning Monday in Missouri and Minnesota. Texas Rep. Ron Paul, who has invested little in Florida, looked ahead to Nevada. The libertarian-leaning Paul is focusing more on gathering delegates in caucus states, where it’s less expensive to campaign. But securing the nomination only through caucus states is a hard task. The intense effort by Romney to slow Gingrich is comparable to his strategy against Gingrich in the closing month before Iowa’s leadoff caucuses Jan. 3. Gingrich led in Iowa polls, lifted by what were hailed as strong performances in televised debates, only to drop in the face of withering attacks by Romney, aided immensely by ads sponsored by a “super” political action committee run by former Romney aides. But Romney aides say they made the mistake of assuming Gingrich could not rise again as he did in South Carolina. Romney appears determined not to let that happen again. “His record is one of failed leadership,” Romney told more than 700 people at a rally in Pompano Beach Sunday evening. “We don’t need someone who can speak well perhaps, or can say things we agree with, but does not have the experience of being an effective leader.” Gingrich has responded by criticizing Romney’s conservative credentials. Outside an evangelical Christian church in Lutz, Gingrich said he was the more loyal conservative on key social issues. “This party is not going to nominate somebody who is a pro-abortion, pro-guncontrol, pro-tax-increase liberal,” Gingrich said. “It isn’t going to happen.” But Gingrich, in appearances on Sunday news programs, returned to complaining about Romney’s tactics. “It’s only when he can mass money to focus on carpet-bombing with negative ads that he gains any traction at all,” he said. Romney and the political committee that supports him had combined to spend some $6.8 million in ads criticizing Gingrich in the Florida campaign’s final week. Gingrich and a super PAC that supports him were spending about one-third that amount. Gingrich worked to portray himself as the insurgent outsider, collecting the endorsement of tea party favorite Herman Cain, whose own campaign for president foundered amid sexual harassment allegations. It was unclear how aggressively Gingrich would be able to compete in states beyond Florida. The next televised debate, a format Gingrich has used to his advantage, is not until Feb. 22, more than three weeks away. Romney already has campaigned in Nevada more than Gingrich, is advertising there, and stresses his business background in a state hard-hit by the economy. His campaign welcomed the Sunday endorsement of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada’s largest newspaper.


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Walker helps UCLA women top Colorado in overtime ASSOCIATED PRESS BOULDER, Colo. Markel Walker had 24 points and 10 rebounds as UCLA defeated Colorado 62-54 in overtime Sunday. The Bruins (10-10, 5-4 Pac-12) rallied from four points down in the final two minutes of regulation, then outscored Colorado 9-2 to start the overtime period. The Buffaloes (15-5, 4-5) crept within 55-51 on a Lexy Kresl 3-pointer with just over a minute remaining, but UCLA made 7 of 8 free

throws in the final 50 seconds. Rebekah Gardner added 17 points for UCLA, including a layup with 14 seconds left in regulation that tied the game. Kresl had 15 points and Chucky Jeffery 14 for Colorado. The Buffaloes struggled early (missing their first 13 shots) and late (making only 2 of 7 shots in overtime), and in between committed 25 turnovers. UCLA shot just 34 percent from the field, but was 4 of 5 from the field in the overtime period.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED VACATION OF A PORTION OF PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY ON OLYMPIC PLACE SOUTH AND 1ST COURT ALLEY and DEDICATION OF NEW RIGHT-OF-WAY EXTENSION ON 1ST COURT ALLEY The City of Santa Monica proposes to develop a park project that includes the rights of way areas known as Olympic Place South and a portion of 1st Court Alley. The project requires the vacation of Olympic Place South and a segment of the existing 1st Court Alley and incorporation into the project of a new public right of way extension of the remaining segment of 1st Court Alley running east and west at 1665 Ocean Avenue. On January 10, 2012, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 10651 (CCS) declaring its intention to order vacation of Olympic Place South and a portion of public right of way on 1st Court Alley and dedication of a new public right of way at 1665 Ocean Avenue, to allow for this development and set a public hearing for February 14, 2012 at 5:45 PM. The Drawing No. 4745 of the alleys proposed to be vacated and dedicated is on file and is available for review in the office of Architecture Services/City of Santa Monica located at 1437 4th Street, Suite 300, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Pursuant to Part 3, Chapter 3, “General Vacation Procedure”, of the California Streets and Highways Code, the City Council directed the City Clerk to set a public hearing on the proposed vacation and dedication proceedings as follows: DATE & TIME: 5:45 PM on February 14, 2012, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard LOCATION:

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with one or two opportunities. You might experience tension, as your home life might not reflect your essence. Reacquaint yourself with you. If you are single, the timing for a major commitment could be off. Time is your friend. If you are attached, the two of you like spending time alone together. Do it more often! TAURUS can be a stick in the mud.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021864 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of BRADLEY THOMAS SCHINE for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: NICHOLAS J. SCHNEIDER, SBN 162462 filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: BRADLEY THOMAS SCHINE to BRADLEY THOMAS WACHTELL. 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: March 1, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. A, Room #104 The address of the court is 1725 Main StreeT, Santa Monica, CA 90401 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 01/18/2012 JOSEPH S. BIDERMAN, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. ES015285 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of MISSGILDAMASHENT KNOWLES KINARD for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: MISSGILDAMASHENT KNOWLES KINARD filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: MARYAM MISSGILDAMASHENT KNOWLES KINARD to MISSGILDAMASHENT RIHANNA KINARD-TRUMP. 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, 24, 2012 Time: 8:30am The address of the court is 300 East Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 12/30/2011 MARY THORNTON HOUSE, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021864 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of JAMESON MYER SCHINE for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: NICHOLAS J. SCHNEIDER, SBN 162462 filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: JAMESON MYER SCHINE to JAMESON SCHINE WACHTELL. 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: March 1, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. A, Room #104 The address of the court is 1725 Main StreeT, Santa Monica, CA 90401 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 01/18/2012 JOSEPH S. BIDERMAN, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021864 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of WENDY WACHTELL & JONATHAN MARK SCHINE for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: NICHOLAS J. SCHNEIDER, SBN 162462 filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: DAVID BERNDT SCHINE to DAVID SCHINE WACHTELL. 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: March 1, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. A, Room #104 The address of the court is 1725 Main StreeT, Santa Monica, CA 90401 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 01/18/2012 JOSEPH S. BIDERMAN, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. ES015461 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of WILLIAM ALEXANDER WEED for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: WILLIAM ALEXANDER WEED filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: WILLIAM ALEXANDER WEED to WILLIAM ALEXANDER MARTIN. 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: March 9, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. B The address of the court is 300 East Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 1/25/12 MARY THORNTON HOUSE, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. ES015412 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of BOGHOS LEON MIKAILIAN for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: BOGHOS LEON MIKAILIAN filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: BOGHOS LEON MIKAILIAN to PAUL LEON MIKAILIAN. 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, 17, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept A The address of the court is 300 East Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 12/30/11 MARY THORNTON HOUSE, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021764 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of LOUIS A. MALKIN for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: LOUIS A. MALKIN filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: LOUIS A. MALKIN to LOUIE MALKIN. 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: March 1, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept A, Rm. 104 The address of the court is 1725 Main St. SMSHLAC, Santa Moncia, CA 90401.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021721 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of KRISTEN ANN LAMBERT for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: KRISTEN ANN LAMBERT filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: KRISTEN ANN LAMBERT to KRYSTYN ANN LAMBERT. 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 2, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. A, Room 104 The address of the court is 1725 MAIN ST. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 12/22/2011 JOSEPH S. BIDERMAN, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS021873 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of WEI XIE for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: WEI XIE filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: WEI XIE to WIE XEI BRIGHTEARTH. 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: March 1, 2012 Time: 8:30am, Dept. A, Room #104 The address of the court is 1725 Main Stree, Santa Monica, CA 90401 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: Santa Monica Daily Press. Date: 01/19/2012 JOSEPH S. BIDERMAN, JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

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registrant(s) is/are: Guitta Karubian 8950 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 570 Beverly Hills, CA 90291 . This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Guitta Karubian. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

is (are) doing business as ZAT BARAKA, NATURAL MIND WAY. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Gregg Elias Culver City, CA 90232. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)11/09/2009. /s/: Gregg Elias. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/22/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press 2012

Full name of registrant(s) is (are) AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 355 S. GRAND AVE. STE 2450, L.A., CA 90071. This Business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. Signed: JASON QUIN. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 12/30/2011. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 07/21.2007. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

a fictitious business name statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/17/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011152146 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/21/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as METZ MANAGEMENT, METZ PROPERTY MANAGEMENT. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Metz Financial LLC 2629 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90405. This Business is being conducted by: a Limited Liability Company. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Greg Metz. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011155271 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/23/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as THE DRESS UP TRUNK. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Rani Robertson 3618 Vinton Ave. Apt, #7 Los Angeles, CA 90034. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Rani Robertson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/23/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011152033 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/21/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LAELA ELLISON MANAGEMENT. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Laela Ellison 8950 W. Olympic Blvd. #570 Beverly Hills, CA 90211. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Laela Ellison. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011156984 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/29/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as AMERICAS ADVISORY GROUP. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Reinhold C. Schrader Sr. 2450 Chelsea Place #C Santa Monica, CA 90404. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/01/2011. /s/: Reinhold C. Schrader Sr.. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/29/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011152037 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/21/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LAUNCHPAD ENTERTAINMENT. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Jay T. Smith 309 Samarkand Dr. Santa Barbara, Michael Hamilton 138 NW 3rd Ave. Camby, OR 97013. This Business is being conducted by: a Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/01/2012. /s/: Jay Smith. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012. FILE NO. 2011-156082 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: YIFXPROS, 623 FAIRVIEW AVE. #B, ARCADIA, CA 91007. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on 05/02/2007, in the county of Los Angeles. The original file number of 2011156083. The business was conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on 12/27/11. The business information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false, is guilty of a crime.) SIGNED: YIFEI CHEN/OWNER. Pub. Jan. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2,, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011153611 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/22/2011 The following person(s)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: BRYAN FARRISH MARKETING ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/21/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as BRYAN FARRISH MARKETING. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Bryan Farrish 1828 Broadway, 2nd Fl. Santa Monica, CA 90404. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Bryan Farrish. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/09/2012, 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011152035 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/21/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as RAPID RESPONSE RESTORATION, AREA BUILDERS. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Sam Lahooti 27952 Finisterra Ln Mission Viejo, CA 92692, Parisa R. Lahooti 27952 Finisterra Ln Mission Viejo, CA 92692. This Business is being conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Sam Lahooti. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/21/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012003687 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/06/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as Copper Geyer Design. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Copper Gyer Interiors, LLC 1610 Broadway Suite 303 Santa Monica, CA 90404. This Business is being conducted by: a Limited Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/06/2012. /s/: Copper Geyer. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/06/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012001949 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/05/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DRAMAMANIACS. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Kimberley E. Panke 8365 La Tuna Canyon Rd. Sun Velley, CA 91352, Reston C. Williams 8365 La Tuna Canyon Rd. Sun Velley, CA 91352. This Business is being conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Kimberley E. Panke. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/05/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/17/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-000435 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: 1% CHECK CASHING, 11151 AVALON BLVD. STE 108, L.A., CA 90061. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) MOHAMMAD AWAD, 11151 AVALON BLVD. STE 108, L.A., CA 90061. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: MOHAMMAD AWAD. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/03/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 09, 16, 23, 30, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-156249 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: DWD PROPERTIES, 6709 LATIJERA BLVD. #426, L.A., CA 90045. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) DIANE E. WALKER, 254 N. HILLCREST BLVD., INGLEWOOD, CA 90301. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: DIANE E. WALKER. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 12/28/2011. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-000724 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: EXAM MEDLINK OF LA, 1221 W. 29th ST. #207, L.A., CA 90007. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) MALIK SALMA SEIF, 1221 W. 29th ST. #207, L.A., CA 90007. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: MALIK SALMA SEIF. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/03/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 09/07/2010. NOTICE- This Fictitious Name Statement expires five years from the date

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-158396 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: INTERNATIONAL ECONCOMICS TRADE PROMOTION ASSOCIATION, 530 S. LAKE AVE. UNIT 368, PASADENA, CA 91101. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 355 S. GRAND AVE. STE 2450, L.A., CA 90071. This Business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. Signed: JASON QUIN. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 12/30/2011. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 02/28/2008. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-158025 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION ASSOCIATION, 530 S. LAKE AVE. UNIT 368, PASADENA, CA 91101. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 355 S. GRAND AVE. STE 2450, L.A., CA 90071. This Business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. Signed: JASON QUIN. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 12/30/2011. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 10/28/2005. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012000474 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/03/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as PLM EDUCATION & CULTURE EXCHANGE. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Wei Dan 1350 Midvale Ave. Apt. #206 Los Angeles, CA 90024. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/03/2012. /s/: Wei Dan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/03/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/16/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/6/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-001643 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: P & J ELITE CARPET, 14114 OLIVE ST., BALDWIN PARK, CA 91706. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) JESUS CARRANZA, BARTOLO GUZMAN, 14114 OLIVE ST., BALDWIN PARK, CA 91706. This Business is conducted by: CO-PARTNERS. Signed: JESUS CARRANZA. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/04/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-158378 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: USA ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT GROUP, 530 S. LAKE AVE. UNIT 368, PASADENA, CA 91101.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-002633 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: YACEK MUSIC PRODUCTION, 1837 18th ST. #5, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) JACK TROCINSKI, 1837 18th ST. #5, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVDUAL. Signed: JACK TROCINSKI. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/05/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012002459 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/05/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as THE MERIDIAN CENTER FOR PERSONAL & ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, THE MERIDIAN CENTER, MERIDIAN HOLISTIC HEALTH, MERIDIAN HOLISTIC, THE MERIDIAN CENTER FOR HOLISTIC MEDICINE, MERIDIAN HEALTH. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Julian Lange 323 E. Matilija St. #110-155 Ojai, CA 93023, Susan Lange 323 E. Matilija St. #110-155 Ojai, CA 93023. This Business is being conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)06/01/1990. /s/: Julian Lange. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/05/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/17/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011149193 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/15/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GET FIT BY ROB. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Rob Thompson 4170 Admiralty Way #232 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)12/12/2011. /s/: Rob Thompson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/15/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/15/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012002458 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/05/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EARTHCOCO. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Joel Ian Polis 2651 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Joel Ian Polis. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/05/2012. 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

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012004470 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/09/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GO CHIC OR GO HOME. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Peer Dynamix, Inc. 1133 9th Street Unit 108 Santa Monica, CA 90403. This Business is being conducted by: a Corporation. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Cynthia Brown. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/09/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/17/2012, 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-158024 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: JASON BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL GROUP, 530 S. LAKE AVE. UNIT 368, PASADENA, CA 91101. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 355 S. GRAND AVE. STE 2450, L.A., CA 90071. This Business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. Signed: JASON QUIN. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 12/30/2011. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 08/28/2005. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan 17, 23, 30, Feb 2 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012003489 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/08/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as PRETTY YOU. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Narissara Grafton 13151 Fountain Park. Dr. #C303 Playa Vista, CA 90094. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Narissara Grafton. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/08/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012004602 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/09/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ONTERA, ONTERA CONSULTING. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Daniel Smith 4636 Maytime Ln Culver City, CA 90230. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Daniel Smith. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/09/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/23/2012, 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012005813 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/11/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as REVOLUTIONARY FLOOR FINISHING. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Henry F. Reeve 854 16th St., Apt. A Santa Monica, CA 90403. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/01/2012. /s/: Henry F. Reeve. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS

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IDIANA ESPARZA MARTINEZ, 4127_ FLOWER ST., CUDAHY, CA 90201. This Business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP. Signed: VIRIDIANA ESPARZA MARTINEZ. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/23/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012009929 This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/18/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as PICTURE PERFECT. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: PHYLISS J. CHAVEZ 2112 OCEAN PARK BLVD. #5 SANTA MONICA, CA 90405. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)04/01/2002. /s/: PHYLISS J. CHAVEZ. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/18/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012009928 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/18/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as TODAN. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: TEASERS CORPORATION 4445 ADMIRALTY WAY MARINA DEL REY, CA 90292. This Business is being conducted by: a Corporation. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Anthony Palermo. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/18/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012011467 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/20/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as URBAN AUDIO POST. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Steven C. Urban 1465 Alvira Street Los Angeles, CA 90035, Karol A. Urban 1465 Alvira Street Los Angeles, CA 90035. This Business is being conducted by: a Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)01/01/2012. /s/: Steven C. Urban. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/20/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-014476 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ALICIAS CLEANING SERVICES, 3614 JOSEPHINE ST. #C, LYNWOOD, CA 90262. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) ALICIAS RUANO, 3614 JOSEPHINE ST. #C, LYNWOOD, CA 90262. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: ALICIAS RUANO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/25/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-012858 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: BEAUTY AFTER; BEAUTYAFTER.COM, 4127_ FLOWER ST., CUDAHY, CA 90201. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) MONICA A. DE LA CRUZ, VIR-

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-014432 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CAL-COAST SCHOOL RE, 9531 FLOWER ST. #2, BELLFLOWER, CA 90706. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) JOHNNY GOMEZ, 9531 FLOWER ST. #2, BELLFLOWER, CA 90706. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: JOHNNY GOMEZ. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/25/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-015181 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CMC SALES & MARKETING, 12070 TELEGRAPH RD. STE 208, SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 90670-8210. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) PREMIER SALES AND MARKETING, INC., 12070 TELEGRAPH RD. #208, SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 90670. This Business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. Signed: MIKE BRACCI. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/26/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 9/18/06. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-013407 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CUDDLE BEAR BAKERY, 1045 S. MARIPOSA AVE., L.A., CA 90006. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) MARTHA MENDEZ, 1045 S. MARIPOSA AVE., L.A., CA 90006. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: MARTHA MENDEZ. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/24/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012013214 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/24/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as RONEN LEVY EVENTS. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Ronen Levy Events, Inc. 2715 Bagley Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034. This Business is being conducted by: a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)03/06/2007. /s/: Ronen Levy. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/24/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-011307 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: J & S HANDYMAN SERVICE, 530 WILLIAMSON AVE., L.A., CA 90022. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) JOSE SIGALA, 530 WILLIAMSON AVE., L.A., CA 90022. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: JOSE SIGALA. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/20/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-013241 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: MMPR GROUP, 6717 LELAND WAY #10, L.A., CA 90028. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) VERANE JACKIE DESCHAMPS, 67217 LELAND WAY #10, L.A., CA 90028. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: VERANE JACKIE DESCHAMPS. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/24/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 03/06/2006. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-015085 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ROQUES MAINTENANCE, 12251 OSBORNE ST. UNIT 205, PACOIMA, CA 91331. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) CONCEPCION ROQUE, 12251 OSBORNE ST. UNIT 205, PACOIMA, CA 91331. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: CONCEPCION ROQUE. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/26/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-015080 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: VIVIAN'S REGALO IDEAL & PARTY SUPPLY, 16731 E. ARROW HWY., AZUSA, CA 91702. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) MARIA DEL CARMEN ROJAS-NAVOR, 5524 N. ASTELL AVE., AZUSA, CA 91702. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: MARIA DEL CARMEN ROJAS-NAVOR. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/26/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012011377 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/20/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as TROPIC FROZEN FOODS. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: ROSHAN JAYASINGHE 3420 NEWTON ST. TORRANCE, CA 90505. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:ROSHAN JAYASINGHE. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/20/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2011158228 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 12/30/2011 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LOCAL YOCAL, LOCAL YOCAL CARD. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: LOCAL YOCAL, LLC 1019 20TH STRET SANTA MONICA, CA 90403. This Business is being conducted by: a Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)11/21/2011. /s/: KRISTEN JOHNSON. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 12/30/2011. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012011698 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/20/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as iByteBits. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: John Rutger Penick 2956 S. Robertson Blvd. #1 Los Angeles, CA 90034. This Business is being conducted by: an Individual. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:John Rutger Penick. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/20/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NUMBER: 2012008995 ORIGINAL FILING This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES on 01/17/2012 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as TAKUSHI WEBWORKS. The full name of registrant(s) is/are: Takushi Webworks, LLC 2800 Plaza Del Amo #38 Torrance, CA 90503. This Business is being conducted by: a Limited Liability Company. The registrant has not yet commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above. /s/:Alan Takushi. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 01/17/2012. 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 statement in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411et seq.,Business and Professions Code). SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS to publish 01/30/2012, 02/06/2012, 02/13/2012, 02/20/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2012-013225 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: I DREAM I DO, 1533 S. OGDEN DR., L.A., CA 90019. Full name of registrant(s) is (are) CORINNE CASTAGNET, 1533 S. OGDEN DR., L.A., CA 90019. This Business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. Signed: CORINNE CASTAGNET. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 01/24/2012. The registrant(s) has (have) commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. NOTICE- This Fictitious 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. Jan. 30, Feb. 06, 13, 20, 2012 Publish: Santa Monica Daily Press

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