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On the red carpet in Santa Monica BY IRENE MANAHAN Special to the Daily Press

SANTA MONICA During the entertainment world’s annual awards season, Santa Monica becomes the temporary home to some of the nation’s biggest ceremonies. Red carpets roll out and celebrities flock to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium or Barker Hanger to see who takes home the gold statuettes. “Santa Monica is internationally known to have high quality things to happen here,” said Joe Loving, booking agent at Barker Hangar. The Auditorium housed the Academy Awards from 1961 to 1968 and has since also presented the American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critic’s Choice Awards and more. The Barker Hangar has hosted the Billboard Awards, Kid’s

Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, TV Land Awards and Stunt Awards among others. Loving explained clients also like to change their venue every year. “They grow, or do decide to it on the East Coast, or go to Hollywood,” said Loving. The facilities often exchange shows. “It’s like a circuit,” he said. The taping of these televised awards shows have granted the venues, as well as the whole city, great recognition both nationally and internationally. “Not that many things are broadcast from Santa Monica unless it’s at the beach or the pier,” said Loving.“Award shows get good ratings and they always announce where it’s taking place.” Along with worldwide exposure, Manager of the Civic Auditorium, Carole Curtin, adds that presenting the shows also adds to the city’s economy, namely hotels, restaurants and shopping areas.

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1440 N. Topanga Cyn. Blvd., Topanga, 11 a.m. — 6 p.m. This year’s Topanga Days festival includes two live music stages, artisan wares, food, belly dancing, and a parade. Tickets are $15 for adults; veterans, children and seniors pay $7; children, 5 and under, are free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more information, including a line-up of musicians, visit www.topangadays.com.

Memorial Day at the aquarium

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, 11:30 a.m. — 1 p.m. The Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting a Memorial Day picnic on their front lawn until 1 p.m. Guests can then visit the aquarium for the remainder of the day. Tickets for adults and seniors are $26; children are $19. To purchase tickets call (562) 590-3100, ext. 0

‘Celebrating Comic Books: An American Tradition’ 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, 8 p.m. Cal State Northridge’s Oviatt Library opens up its comic book archives to display comics from Marvel and DC, among others. The exhibit covers the development of comics from the 1930s through the end of the 20th century. For more information call (818) 677-2638.

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Decker is named to Pac-10 team UCLA boasts eight conference selections BY IRENE MANAHAN Special to the Daily Press Kevin Herrera kevinh@smdp.com

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The “Conference of Champions” recognized eight Bruins as some of the best of the best in baseball when they announced the 2007 All-Pac-10 team selections Wednesday. The Bruins placed Gabe Cohen, Tyson Brummett, Brandon Crawford, Jermaine Curtis, Ryan Babineau, Tim Murphy, Junior Alden Carrithers, Jr. and Santa Monica native Cody Decker on this year’s team. Decker, the Bruins’ first baseman and occasional left fielder, earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors after he hit a home run in each game of the Bruins’ three-game sweep against USC in April. Of the 20-player All-Pac-10 team, freshman outfielder, Cohen was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year, sharing the award with USC infielder Grant Green. Senior Brummett and sophomores Crawford, Curtis and Decker earned AllPac-10 recognition for the first time ever in their careers. Sophomores Babineau and Murphy and Junior Carrithers, Jr. took home all-conference honorable mentions.

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BETTER OFF: Damon Cedric Allie has taken advantage of various city services to help get him off the street.

Back on his feet again BY KEVIN HERRERA Daily Press Staff Writer

CLOVERFIELD SERVICE CENTER For 24 years, Damon Cedric Allie made the corner of Third Street and Broadway his base of operations. Nearly every day Allie, a tall man with long black hair with white streaks and a long, fluffy beard, would stand by a bus stop and panhandle. But Allie was different than the rest. Instead of making a cardboard sign with a funny phrase or approach anyone and everyone who passed by, Allie would stand quietly, cup his hands together and shake coins repeatedly for hours, as if he was in some sort of trance. With his almost Zen-like way of “spare changing” and his long hair and even longer leather jacket, Allie became a fixture at the popular corner. A few months ago, Allie disappeared. Many

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Center, smoking his pipe while watching the windmills he purchased for the facility spin in the wind. “I decided if they were serious about this program that I would never lay up in here one single day. I’ve kept that promise.” Using $1,000 that he borrowed from friends who knew him when he was living on the street, Allie bought a few nice suits, shirts and ties, went out on interviews and landed a job that he enjoys. “It’s a great office with really good people,” Allie said. “ But Allie couldn’t take a ride with service coordinators. Before Allie enters into anything new, he has to make sure that he gets to where he needs to go on foot first. It has something to do with staying connected to the energy flow around him. SEE CP PAGE 12


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In response to Joel Koury’s letter to the editor: I find it amusing that his “facts” just don’t add up. (”Rent control is help, not a handout,” page 4, May 25) His first fact was “70 percent of the families that live in pre-1999 rent control units make less than $60,000 per year.” He then goes on to list other facts.... the most amusing being “ 55 percent of them are working only part-time, are selfemployed or retired." Well, I don’t know about others but the fact that 55 percent of those families occupying pre-1999 rent controlled units working only part-time or being self employed speaks for itself. One should only be so lucky to have that opportunity AND pay low rent! Joel Koury’s need to justify the Rent Control Board’s decisions in the paper also speaks for itself.

Bruce Taylor Santa Monica

Koury had it all wrong, the sequel Editor:

As the vice-chairman of the rent control board, Joel Koury, seems more than willing to force a small group of people to subsidize a large group of renters. (”Rent control is help, not a handout,” page 4, May 25) But then again, that’s exactly what rent control and the political board he now sits on has done since 1979. And it’s an even easier position to take when the subsidy isn’t coming out of Mr. Koury’s pocket. His selective use of statistics is nothing more than sleight of hand worthy of a good magician. And he’s certainly not above throwing in the kind of personal anecdotes he accuses your paper of relying on in its article. And, of course, he completely fails to mention that in this rent control scheme he supports there isn’t any means test, that is, whether someone’s income qualifies for or deserves a low, affordable, subsidized rent. It’s because of this that rent control has largely benefited those who occupy rent controlled apartments at an affordable rent that don’t actually need a subsidy, a subsidy that Mr. Koury seems willing to force on a small group of others and not himself.

Saul Cohen Santa Monica

Reagan’s diaries don’t tell story Editor:

Jeff Wilson calls Ronald Reagan “one of the most prolific writers in the oval office” in reference to “Reagan’s Diaries." Very funny. In reality it is a scant piece of shallow work by one of the 20th century’s greatest admirer’s of vicious right-wing dictators. Let me just name a few of these mass murderers that Mr. Reagan was kissy kissy with. Ferdinand Marcos who fled his country with his tail between his legs before he could be hung in the street for murdering thousands and stealing billions. Augusto Pinochet arrested in England for crimes against humanity. He had thousands of people tortured, killed, and was responsible for more than 2,000 political assassinations. And lets not forget the savage Contra’s which Reagan backed with money and morale support. A derelict group of cowardice murders who would even sink as low as raping and murdering nuns who dared to help the peasant workers. Oh and how about the Taliban? “The moral equivalent of our [America’s] founding fathers,” Reagan once said. Ha! A real genius. Right-wingers think if they shout long enough and loud enough somehow history will show what a great president Reagan was. Even giving Reagan credit for the fall of the USSR. How absurd. Lech Welensa was much more responsible for the fall of the USSR. A workers revolt. Something Reagan would undoubtedly choke on. In truth Ronald Reagan was a big sissy boy. Riding around on a horse with his cowboy hat and boots, and his rouge make-up. A hack actor given credit for his communication skills. Like his book he spoke with the honesty and charm of a 10-year-old. Unfortunately he had the ignorance of one, too.

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proper we remember the nearly 3,500 brave men and women who’ve given their lives in Iraq amidst all the picnics, afternoons at the beach and trips to local amusement parks. We each approach death in our own way and I’m not into public displays of grief. Maybe that’s why I have some mixed feelings about “Arlington West.” It was originally conceived by a Santa Barbara carpenter and embraced by the Santa Barbara chapter of Veterans for Peace. The first installation in November, 2003 was alongside the pier at Santa Barbara’s Stern’s Wharf. The idea was quickly copied by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Veterans for Peace. Their first crosses — placed on Sunday at dawn and removed at sundown — were erected February, 15, 2004, on the beach just north of the Santa Monica Pier. Every Sunday, they return. Veterans for Peace is a 501(C)(3) “educational and humanitarian, nonprofit corporation dedicated to abolishing war." According to their website, http://www.addictedtowar.com/vfp-ms.html, there are 135 chapters across the country and dozens of international affiliations. I don’t disagree philosophically with VFP or the mission statement of Arlington West which is to: “Acknowledge the human cost and consequences of war as an instrument of national policy to mourn the loss of life at the hands of violence and the terrorism of war, to acknowledge the fallen and the wounded to offer a grim reminder of the cost and consequences of invasion and occupation, to provide a place for contemplation and to educate the public about the needs of those returning from war.” My issue is that the whole project is too much “in your face.” Erecting a turgid war memorial between an amusement pier and a public beach where families and children go to have fun and relax is heavyhanded, inappropriate and exploitive. It reminds me of a beautiful woman wearing too much make-up. She doesn’t have to “shout” to get attention. The beauty is already there. But, all the makeup defiles her beauty, calls attention to itself, is ultimately distasteful and offensive. I know this paper will get letters saying Arlington West is necessary for world peace. I say, "It isn’t,” because it politicizes the grieving process and does nothing to change National policy. For me, it’s not the right time or place to proselytize. There’s also the conflicting messages. Honoring and remembering those who died for this country as opposed to ending this war. I’d bet many of the heroes symbolized by the temporary crosses at Arlington West might not share the philosophy of the Veterans for Peace. Assuming I were deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan

which also seems to have been forgotten, I wouldn’t want my death exploited in this way by anyone — even if I agreed with them. My column, "The greatest gift is a soldier’s sacrifice,” (SMDP, December 25, 2006, Page 4), was about Pfc. Ross A. McGinnis, 19, from Pennsylvania who died last December 4 when he threw himself on a hand grenade lobbed into his Humvee while on patrol in Baghdad. His heroic action saved the lives of four other soldiers in the vehicle. According to local newspapers, Pfc. McGinnis told his family he believed he was fighting so a society (Iraq) could be free.

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While we can question the immorality of persuading idealistic, young soldiers that they’re “fighting for freedom,” Pfc. McGinnis believed that’s what he was doing and it was the right thing to do. Right or wrong, that belief must be respected — something the manipulative promoters of Arlington West aren’t doing. Maybe, to many antiwar activists, it doesn’t make a difference whether those killed in combat would be offended or their families would be hurt. Their political message of “no war" takes precedence over respect and dignity. Today, I’ll probably drop by the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood or maybe visit a few soldier’s graves I know of at Santa Monica’s own Woodlawn Cemetery and pay my own respects. It’s at one of these hallowed places where I’ll thank them for the great work they accomplished, the sacrifice they’ve made and then pray for an end to this and future wars on my own terms in my own way. BILL can be reached at mr.bilbau@gmail.com

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to defend the Iraq war. I won’t even explain the importance of the war on terrorism. VA budget? Not today. That’s because this column is about Memorial Day, a hallowed day that should be about honoring the more than one million men and women who died in the service of this nation in wars and conflicts dating back to 1775. It should be above politics. Period.

WE AMERICANS NEED TO REMEMBER WHY MEMORIAL DAY IS SPECIAL. IT’S NOT ABOUT PICNICS OR TRIPS TO THE BEACH. Yet one presidential candidate has blatantly violated the sanctity of this most special day. I recently received an e-mail from a group called “Supportthetroopsendthewar.com.” It included a video of former Sen. John Edwards. He calls on Americans to use Memorial Day weekend as a time to “bring an end to this war.” Shockingly, the video is titled “A Memorial Day Message from John Edwards,” with the smoking gun note, “Paid for by John Edwards for President.” Moreover, the e-mail recommends that Americans bring signs with the message “Support the troops, End the War” to local Memorial Day parades. Revolting is a kind word for it. It’s as inappropriate as a political bumper sticker on an Arlington headstone.

Edwards is hardly the first politician from either political party to exploit this day, a holiday that was consecrated with the blood of American heroes. But the e-mail makes me sick nonetheless. It needs to stop. This isn’t about Edwards, it’s about everybody. As national commander of The American Legion, I implore all candidates to refrain from politicking on Memorial Day. The families of those killed in war should not be led to believe that their loved ones died for a less-than-worthy cause. They died because they took an oath to defend this nation and its Constitution. The sacrifice is the same whether it’s for a “popular war” or an unpopular one. Memorial Day should be an occasion to bring Americans together to honor these heroes. It brings to mind the words of Army Sergeant First Class Jack Robison, who recently wrote from Iraq, “Sometimes I think God must be creating an elite unit in heaven, because He only seems to select the very best soldiers to bring home early.” If you want to honor these heroes, visit a veterans’ cemetery on Memorial Day. Attend a parade without the divisive political signs. Make cards for the comrades of the fallen that are recuperating in military and VA hospitals. Lay a wreath at the stone of a departed hero. We Americans need to remember why Memorial Day is special. It’s not about picnics or trips to the beach. It’s not about making pro- or anti-war statements. It’s not about supporting political candidates. It’s about honor, duty and the ultimate sacrifice. It’s about people who have decided that the United States is worth dying for. PAUL A. MORIN is national commander of the 2.7 million-member American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans organization.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO “Know before you Go” is a weekly update on construction projects throughout Santa Monica. Here is a rundown of this week’s construction projects initiated by City Hall

Access Center Construction of a new two story homeless services facility begins at 503 Olympic Blvd for the new Access Center building. The sidewalk on Olympic Blvd between 5th & 7th Streets will be closed to the public except Samoshel residents.

Airport Park and Airport Ave Improvements Park is open to the public; however, contractor may be on site to complete minor construction items.

Alley Closure at 3107 Santa Monica Blvd Construction crews are working in the alleyway behind 3107 Santa Monica Blvd. The alley will be closed to traffic. Detours will be posted at various sites during construction.

Access center construction Construction of a new two-story homeless services facility begins at 503 Olympic Blvd. for the new Access Center building. The sidewalk on Olympic between Fifth & Seventh Streets will be closed to the public except Samoshel residents.

Annenberg Community Beach Club at Santa Monica State Beach The historic Marion Davies Estate and former location of the Sand & Sea Club will be rehabilitated into use as a public beach facility. The 5.5 acre project at Santa Monica State Beach will consist of rehabilitation of the historic pool and guest house and construction of new structures including an entry pavilion, pool house, event building, and public restroom building.

Civic Center parking structure Construction continues on a new 900 space Civic Center Public parking structure, located on Fourth Street next to the public safety facility. Construction will require the closure of Avenida Mazatlan and the Fourth Street sidewalk. One lane on southbound Fourth Street is subject to closure while work is occurring.

Big Blue Bus Transit Store Tenant improvements begin at the site of the Big Blue Bus Transit Store located at 223 Broadway. Improvements include a new building façade and construction rehabilitation. Construction is scheduled until August 2007.

Euclid Park Project Construction of a new public park. The project scope will consist of site grading and construction of a new play area (with swings and climbing apparatus), a new garden area, two small green lawn areas, three circular-shaped seating areas, and a trellis entry. Construction is projected until June 2007.

Marine Street Utility Undergrounding Relocation and undergrounding of electric, phone, and cable facilities on Marine St., between Lincoln Blvd. and Prospect Ct. Parking limitations will be posted daily and detours may be announced as necessary

Wilshire Storm Water Diversion Structure Construction for the installation of the diversion facility on Ocean Avenue and Wilshire Blvd. is in process and is scheduled for completion September 2007. Traffic will be narrowed to 2 lanes north/1 lane south on Ocean Avenue at Wilshire Blvd.

Lincoln Boulevard Asphalt & Concrete Improvements Asphalt and concrete improvements will take place on Lincoln Boulevard, from Pico Boulevard to the southern city limits. Construction is anticipated through May 15.

Pico Kenter Storm Drain Sand Fill Project The Pico drain outlet (from the promenade to the water shoreline) will be under construction. This project will allow for diversion of storm water to the SMURFF treatment plant. A section of the bike path (north of the pier) will be closed from June 4, 2007 until June 15, 2007. For more information, log on to santa monica.org/engineering/projects/kbug_project_list.asp or call (310) 458-8721.

Faking school BY MAY WONG Associated Press Writer

PALO ALTO Students at Stanford University expressed puzzlement that no one ever noticed a young woman who apparently spent eight months pretending to be a freshman at the pricey and prestigious school while living in two campus dormitories. The accused impostor, Azia Kim, 18, was reportedly back home in Southern California after having been escorted from Stanford as university officials launched an investigation into how and why she managed to fool so many for so long. While her former roommates, friends and Kim herself kept mum on the subject, others provided partial answers, saying that as a petite, unobtrusive graduate of a wellregarded high school, Kim never aroused suspicion she wasn’t at Stanford legitimately. “I have friends who would be able to pull this off, too, but they just had no reason to,”said Eric Tran, a freshman who lived in a dorm building next to the one where Kim last stayed. Others spoke of the private university’s rarefied physical and intellectual environment as nurturing an attitude of trust and openness in faculty and students alike. “We assume we live in this Stanford bubble, and then you realize, with something like this, that you’re not so isolated from the rest of the world,” said Karin Eshagh, a Stanford sophomore. Indeed, Stanford’s campus, a bucolic center of academia in the heart of Silicon Valley, exhibited signs of a community under siege Friday. Signs posted on the doors of Kim’s old dorm warned the news media to keep out. Residence hall staff said they were told not to talk to reporters. Stanford’s student newspaper, The Stanford Daily, broke the news of Kim’s alleged deception in its Thursday edition, prompting the university to issue a brief statement saying the incident had been under investigation since Monday. Although the people closest to Kim did not want to be quoted, speculation over Kim’s motives and the university’s response was the talk of the school, said James Hohmann, the newspaper’s editor-in-chief. So many people visited the newspaper’s Web site on Thursday — both to read its coverage and to post their thoughts — that the site crashed several times. “To some people the most interesting part of the story is how on earth she was able to lie the way she did. To some people the most interesting part of the story is why the university didn’t really catch her,” said Hohmann, noting that even his professors have pumped him for details. Hohmann said that Kim initially agreed to be interviewed by The Stanford Daily, but then called to cancel and to beg the paper not to print its account of her actions.

Many students said they were alarmed at the extent of the 8-month-long fraud — Kim allegedly studied alongside her friends and bought textbooks to support her claim she was majoring in human biology — but not surprised that something like it could happen at a university where tuition runs $35,000 a year and room and board another $11,000.

WE ASSUME WE LIVE IN THIS STANFORD BUBBLE, AND THEN YOU REALIZE, WITH SOMETHING LIKE THIS, THAT YOU’RE NOT SO ISOLATED FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD, Karin Eshagh a Stanford sophomore

So-called “squatters” — students who did not get on-campus housing but sometime stay with friends at various dorms — are not uncommon on campus, they said. If you know someone in a particular dorm but don’t have a key, a resident will usually let you in if you look student-like, they said. Cliff Cheng, a Stanford graduate student who attended the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate, said security was much tighter at Berkeley’s downtown campus, where the reality of the outside world felt much closer. Students were more wary as result, according to Cheng. On Friday, The Stanford Daily followed up its reporting about Kim with a separate story on a woman who has allegedly been living in a research lab for four years while pretending to be an associate of an eminent physicist. The paper is currently investigating tips it has received about other non-resident residents, according to Hohmann. University officials would not say whether they were treating the allegations involving Kim as an isolated incident or planned to systematically check whether the people living in the dorms are supposed to be there. “Stanford is a nurturing community, and that’s something I don’t want to lose,” said Takeo Rivera, a junior and a resident advisor at one of the halls where Kim stayed. Like Stanford, the high school Kim attended, Troy High School in Fullerton, is known for academic rigor. Principal Margaret Buchnan confirmed that Kim graduated from there last year and did not have any activities listed.


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Fight warms up California takes step in battle against global warming conditions By the Associated Press

LOS ANGELES California, with the strictest pollution laws in the nation, has taken another step in reducing its contribution to global warning. The California Energy Commission on Wednesday imposed new rules that forbid municipal utilities, including the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, from signing new contracts with coal-fired power plants unless those plants find a way to pump their emissions underground. “This will reduce greenhouse emissions throughout the Western states,” said Claudia Chandler, a spokeswoman for the energy commission. “People have long been critical of California exporting its pollution. ... Now we are holding ourselves accountable.” California has largely phased out coalfired generators within its borders. But the state still buys about 20 percent of its electricity from plants in other states. Many of those contracts will expire over the next two decades. David Nahai, president of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power board, said the agency supported the legislation. Under a mandate from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the board has increased the agency’s renewable energy supply from wind farms and other sources

from 3 percent to 8 percent since October 2005, he said. “The utility is turning itself around,” Nahai said. The new rules may not prevent the construction of dozens of new Western coal-fired plants that are in the planning stages, but those plants would have to lower their emissions to sell power to California. Environmental groups cheered the new restrictions.

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Owner of markets pleads guilty to food stamp fraud The owner of Skid Row markets pleaded guilty to defrauding taxpayers out of more than $6 million by buying federal food stamps from customers at 50 cents on the dollar. Tigran Malkhasyan, 42, of Pasadena pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court to conspiracy, wire fraud, food stamp fraud and money laundering, the U.S. attorney’s office said. An employee, Karine Atikyan, 39, of Pasadena also pleaded guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud and food stamp fraud. The food stamp program, designed to allow low-income individuals to purchase food, uses electronic debit cards to access the benefits provided by the government at authorized food stores. Prosecutors said Malkhasyan, owner of Hollyfood Mart stores downtown and in South Los Angeles, would pay customers half the amount on food stamp debit cards and redeem the other half. Malkhasyan stores redeemed more than $10 million in food stamp benefits in recent years and investigators said nearly two-thirds were believed to be fraudulent. Malkhasyan and Atikyan will be sentenced Sept. 24.

PEOPLE HAVE LONG BEEN CRITICAL OF CALIFORNIA SANTA CRUZ Pajaro water district loses appeal, may refund $4 million EXPORTING ITS The water district serving parts of Monterey and Santa Cruz counties lost an appeal and may have to refund $4 million collected from residents and farmers. POLLUTION. ... NOW WE The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency increased augmentation fees without getting the proper approval from landowners, the 6th District Court of Appeal ruled this week. ARE HOLDING OURSELVES The decision reversed an earlier ruling by the court last summer that said additional water fees imposed in 2003 on households and farms in the area along the ACCOUNTABLE.” Pajaro River were constitutional. ASSOCIATED PRESS

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“California is telling Wall Street and Main Street that it is time to switch sides and invest in clean energy exclusively,” said Bernadette del Chiaro, director of clean energy issues for Environment California.

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The appellate court determined the 2003 hike was property-related and subject to the provisions of Proposition 218, which calls for a vote by landowners. The Pajaro district had been levying the water augmentation fee at the rate of $80 per acre-foot, agency attorney Tony Condotti said. When the fee was increased to $120 per acre-foot in 2003, ratepayers sued. “Essentially the agency was charging a fee to pump your own groundwater,” said attorney Robert Johnson, one of the lawyers representing property owners. The property owners already owned the water rights and shouldn’t have been charged for them, Johnson said. “We think the court made a right decision and an important decision for all of the residents, farmers and landowners in the Pajaro Valley,” he said. Condotti said the agency will likely petition the Supreme Court to review the case.

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Army adds names to memorial BY ESTES THOMPSON Associated Press Writer

FORT BRAGG, N.C. The names of 37 Special Operations soldiers killed during combat in the past year and five others killed the Korean War were unveiled this week, etched into a memorial wall honoring the Army’s elite troops. The memorial, at the home of the Army Special Operations Command, now includes nearly 1,000 names, including those of Green Berets and Army Rangers. “Their deeds are legends and we will recount them for years,” Lt. Gen. Richard Wagner, commander of the Army Special Operations Command, told about 500 people at a

ceremony for the soldiers. The soldiers killed in the last year were “fighting what will probably become our nation’s longest war,” Wagner said, adding that the soldiers “come from strong families, and communities of character.” Among those honored was Sgt. Jimmy Regan, 26, who was killed in combat in Iraq in February. The Duke University graduate became an Army Ranger after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, which killed many people he knew at the World Trade Center, his father said. “It’s a special day. It’s very good closure for the family,” said his father, James Regan of Manhasset, N.Y. “He was raised a patriot. He was very well educated and very well read.”

The younger Regan served double tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, earning a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and several other medals. His father said Regan chose to become a noncommissioned officer because it would ensure his unit would see battle. Regan’s fiancee, Mary McHugh, has said they planned to marry next year after Regan’s military duty ended. The names of five soldiers killed during the Korean War also were added, including one man whose mission was only recently declassified. The ceremony followed a 82nd Airborne Division memorial held Wednesday that honored 59 paratroopers killed in combat during the past year.

New Jersey beaches have oh so many rules BY WAYNE PARRY Associated Press Writer

SURF CITY, N.J. Welcome to the Jersey Shore! Have a great time, but please don’t dig too deeply in the sand in Surf City (you could get blown up), feed the seagulls in Ocean City (you could catch a disease), or draw dirty pictures in the sand in Belmar (it’s rude). If you have tummy trouble, don’t even think of going to Sea Bright, and if you come to Spring Lake, leave your spear gun at home. Other beaches won’t let you eat, pick flowers, fly a kite, gamble or ride a camel. For a state that relies heavily on shore tourism to power its economy, there sure are a lot of things you can’t do here. “I used to take pictures of signs at the entrance to beaches that had long lists of all the things you couldn’t do,” said Dery Bennett, head of the American Littoral Society’s Sandy Hook chapter. “There was one with a big word `NO’ in red letters at the top and all these things listed underneath it, and at the bottom, someone put tape on it and wrote in `fun allowed."’ Many of the beach towns on Long Beach Island, one of New Jersey’s most popular summer vacation spots, have laws

prohibiting people from digging deeper than 12 inches in the sand. They stem from an accident several years ago in which a teenager died when a deep hole he was digging collapsed, burying him. This year, the prohibition is for a different reason: More than 1,000 pieces of unexploded World War I-era military munitions were unwittingly pumped ashore during a winter beach replenishment project decades after being dumped at sea. Authorities say they’ve removed everything they could, but can’t guarantee more munitions don’t remain hidden. “How can you tell a kid not to dig in the sand?” asked Faith O’Dell, who lives near the beach in Surf City, where most of the fuses were found. “It’s their nature, it’s what kids do. And when your kid says, `Why, Mommy, why can’t I dig in the sand?’ what do you tell them, that they could blow themselves up?” Ocean City passed a law in January prohibiting the feeding of seagulls from beaches or other public property. Officials say they acted to prevent bird droppings from contaminating waterways and spreading disease, but also note the avian scavengers have just gotten too brazen in recent years.

Most of the beach laws in New Jersey are common-sense — banning glass containers, fires, pets and nudity — while others go a step further. Belmar, for example, prohibits smoking, gambling, cursing or changing clothes on its beach. It also says no one may “model, draw or depict any obscene or rude figures upon the beachfront.” “There are a lot of crazy rules on the beachfront,” Mayor Ken Pringle said. “I’ve been on the job 17 years and I can’t ever recall getting a complaint about that. Mostly, it’s just someone’s Frisbee going where it’s not supposed to.” In Wildwood, don’t even think about riding a camel on the beach. That law came about after a vendor in 2000 proposed charging people a few dollars to ride on a camel’s back for the quarter-tohalf mile it takes to get from the boardwalk to the water’s edge. “We said no,” Mayor Ernie Troiano said. “Our beaches are as wide as a desert, but you won’t find any camels on our sand.” Other no-nos in Wildwood: standing under the boardwalk and looking up through slits between the boards as people walk above your head. Elsewhere on the Jersey shore, it is ille-

gal to possess a spear gun on the beach in Spring Lake. In Brigantine, you can’t impersonate a member of the beach patrol, or “revel, disport or behave in an annoying, boisterous manner, emitting loud cries.” Meanwhile, the borough of Sea Bright appears to be very interested in your innards. A sign posted at the entrance to the beach commands: “Do not enter the water if you are experiencing or recovering from diarrhea, or have had any signs of symptoms of a gastrointestinal disease in the past seven days.” Bill Mack, the borough’s water safety director, acknowledges that’s something his badge checkers and lifeguards aren’t likely to keep tabs on. “My primary concern is to keep people from drowning,” he said. Officials in many New Jersey coastal towns acknowledge that parts of their beach laws are rarely, if ever, invoked. Take Long Branch’s prohibition on parking a baby carriage on the sand within 15 feet of a beach entrance. “I can’t fathom what the thought process was behind that one,” said Mayor Adam Schneider, who did not know the law existed until a reporter questioned him on it. º

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The North-South divide continues BY LISA SINGHANIA Associated Press Writer

More than 140 years after the Civil War ended, a MasonDixon line of sorts still persists when it comes to iced tea. Order an iced tea at a restaurant in the Deep South or Texas, and the frosty beverage set before you likely will be a world away from what you’d be served in New York or Chicago. Sweet tea, as Southerners call their iced tea, is named for its two key ingredients — tea and lots of sugar. There’s no such thing as an unsweetened sweet tea. And unlike its summer-loving Northern counterpart, sweet tea is consumed year-round. “About 85 percent of tea consumed in the U.S. is iced. And no one in the world except for us drinks sweet tea and no one in the U.S. sweetens their tea as much as they do in Southeast,” says Peter Goggi, president of Lipton’s Royal Estates Tea Co. Sweet tea is something people either love or hate. And often that relationship is determined by geography. “It’s just very, very sweet. Most people who try it in the North don’t like it,” says Linda Stradley, food historian and founder of food history Web site www.whatscookingamerica.net. “The first time I tried it, I didn’t like it. But then I got addicted to it.” Why the emphasis on sweet in the South? Stradley speculates sweet tea may have started as a sugar-and-tea punch. Another theory is that sweet tea may have just been a

cheap and convenient stand-in for wine and other alcoholic beverages, which historically were less available and frowned upon in the South. “Sweet tea has always been a substitute beverage for what wine was doing in other regions,” says Scott Jones, executive food editor at Southern Living magazine.

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“The tannins from the tea cleanse your palate, there’s sweetness from the sugar and then the acidity from the lemon,” he says. “It goes well with a lot of food.” Nonetheless, there is nothing delicate or ethereal about sweet tea. In addition to the loads of sugar, sweet tea is characterized by an extremely strong tea taste. Sweet tea usually is brewed hot, with tea bags squeezed to get every last bit of flavor. Sugar then is mixed in while the tea is hot to maximize the amount that dissolves. Water then is added to dilute

some of the potency and increase the volume, then the tea is refrigerated to chill. “Everything they tell you not to do with tea today is pretty much how sweet tea is made,” says Jones, referring to the lower water temperature and more nuanced approach most hot tea drinkers use. “My mom would boil the tea bags in the water, and then squeeze the living daylights out of them.” Classic sweet tea preparations end there. Pour the tea over ice and serve with a squeeze of lemon for the perfect finish. As with many regional food favorites, sweet tea tends to be more about memories and loyalty than precise recipes. No one, it seems, can quite make sweet tea as well as your mom or grandmother did. “I make it how my mother made it, with regular tea bags, sugar and boiling water. There’s no new-age tea making kit or anything like that,” says Whitney Sloane Sauls, 27, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. “It’s just so refreshing and it brings back good memories of childhood and of growing up.” If classic sweet tea sounds too cloying, you can offset some of the sweetness with fruit. “You can add blueberries, peaches or pears some kind of berry or peach infusion,” says Jones. “A raspberry infusion works well.” And don’t feel guilty about modifying a Southern tradition. It turns out sweet tea’s role in Southern cuisine is evolving. In the past, it was hard to walk into a restaurant in the Southeast and find anything but sweet tea.

Ice cream taken to the extreme BY M.L. JOHNSON Associated Press Writer

MILWAUKEE Grape-Nuts in New England. Blue Moon in Wisconsin. Red bean in Hawaii. Date in Palm Springs. Vanilla and chocolate may rule America’s collective palate when it comes to ice cream, but regional — some would say unusual — variations nevertheless thrive throughout the country. These are ice creams loved as much for their familiarity as for their exotic taste. It’s a comfort food thing. Breakfast cereals and beans may seem odd additions, but for the right people they provide ties to regional or ethnic flavors from childhood. Which is why when Roger Gifford and his brother, John, began making ice cream at their family’s Skowhegan, Maine, dairy in 1980, they turned to decades-old recipes saved from their grandparents’ ice cream business in Connecticut. One of their original flavors, Grape-Nuts, ranks behind only vanilla and chocolate in supermarket sales for the company, says Mike Brandt, sales and marketing director for Gifford’s Ice Cream. “Grape-Nut is a phenomenon,” he says. Many people combine it with another New England staple, drizzling warm maple syrup over ice cream. “It is a northern New England traditional flavor,” Brandt says. “You won’t see that outside of northern New England.” People begin to develop their ice cream preferences early in childhood, often associating their favorite flavor with positive experiences, says John Nihoff, an instructor at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. “Ice cream gets set up as a reward for kids,” he says. “’You did well on your report card, so let’s take you for ice cream."’ Which may explain the popularity of Blue Moon ice cream in Wisconsin and Michigan, where it is made by several small dairies. The bright blue ice cream with a taste reminiscent of Froot Loops breakfast cereal was created in Milwaukee around 1950, says Andrew Plennert, owner of Chicago’s Edgar A. Weber & Co., which now owns the formula. Ann Filip, 45, of New Lenox, Ill., says she and her family discovered it during a stay at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. She and her husband already were fans of Superman, another brightly colored ice cream with a hard-to-define taste. “So Blue Moon was just cool,” Filip says. Fourteen years later, her family doesn’t have time for long vacations at the resort, but they’ll drive three to four hours, have some ice cream and come home. “My husband’s just a fanatic on that Blue Moon ice cream,” she says. Many adults who grew up with it still love it, making

it a top seller not only in the region, but also on Internet ice cream dealer IceCreamSource.com. “It’s a very Midwestern flavor, and why it’s so popular with us is that you can’t find it anywhere else,” says Steve Sauter, founder of IceCreamSource.com. His company’s top seller is black licorice, a popular flavor from the 1930s and 1940s. Many orders come from senior citizens who remember it from their younger days, Sauter says. Lappert’s Ice Cream, of Richmond, Calif., makes red bean ice cream with the azuki beans used in Asian cuisine. It sells well in Hawaii, where Asian influence is strong, “but you can’t give it away on the mainland,” says sales manager Bob Marker. Ray Ford, who owns Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cambridge, Mass., has had success with Asian flavors such as green tea, ginger and red bean, as well as Hispanicinfluenced varieties, such as ancho chili (it’s a mild heat). Specialty flavors often develop from food already found in a particular area. Mike Lappert, who owns Richmond, Calif.-based Lappert’s Ice Cream, says he hadn’t considered making date ice cream until he opened a new shop this year in Palm Springs, Calif. “I had never heard a request for date ice cream, but all the sudden, we were getting requests for date milkshakes,” he says, “so we started making them and throwing some dates in.” Now his company makes date ice cream that it sells only in Palm Springs. Many Northwest berries, such as loganberry and boysenberry, have a similar limited appeal, Lappert says. When he goes to Seattle, he finds a number of desserts made with huckleberry, but he wouldn’t try to make that into an ice cream. “Nobody would even buy it, nobody would even know what it is,” he says. Nihoff, the culinary instructor, says people usually eat foods that are affordable and accessible wherever they grow up. And as they age, they tend to favor those foods and flavors, even if they have moved. Brandt keeps that principle in mind when looking for new flavors for Gifford’s. For example, Gifford’s whoopie pie ice cream incorporates the inexpensive cream-filled cake sandwiches found in bakeries and convenience stores throughout Maine. “When I go to a food show, and I walk the floor, I’ll be looking for ingredients that work in ice cream and that resonate with the consumer in some way already,” he says. “When you come up to the state of Maine, whoopie pies are everywhere.” The local flavor principle also has paid off for Gary Dowling, owner of Dakota’s Best in Rapid City, S.D. In 2003, he took two of his state’s most popular products — sunflowers and honey — and had them mixed in an ice cream made for his store.

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Memorial Day in Santa Monica Woodlawn Cemetery to honor fallen SMPD officer BY MELODY HANATANI Daily Press Staff Writer

CITYWIDE Today is more than a day off of work or the beginning of the fashion season in which people could start wearing white again. Millions of people across the country will make a solemn trip to their local cemetery, placing flowers on graves, wiping away tears, and remembering those who have given their lives in the many wars fought by this country. “It’s a day to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice through the various wars,” said Commander Ernest Cowell, the chairman of the Los Angeles National Cemetery Support Committee. “It’s to remember the ultimate gift to the nation throughout the history of this country and to remember those who served in all capacities.” Cowell fought in World War II, the Korean War and then the Vietnam War. The Los Angeles National Cemetery, located near UCLA on Sepulveda Boulevard, will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m., where Capt. James Sommer of the United States Coast Guard will serve as the master of ceremonies. Lt. General Michael A. Hamel, the commander of the Space and Missiles Center, will present the keynote address, alongside a musical tribute by the 300th Army Band and salute by the Joint Services Colorguard. The ceremony will also include a canon round, rifle salute and a flyover. More than 2,500 people attended the ceremony last year, including Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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address by Lt. Colin Browning, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, said Virgil County, the cemetery administrator. Browning is expected to speak about an experience when he took a photo with a platoon sergeant during a coffee break in the middle of the desert. A few days after the photo was taken, the platoon sergeant was killed. One of the added events this year will be a joint performance by the choirs at Lincoln and John Adams middle schools, an attempt by the city to reach out to the community and involve the youth more in Memorial Day activities. The service will also pay respects to Santa Monica Police Officer Ricardo A. Crocker, a decorated soldier who was killed in action on May 26, 2005, during his second tour of duty in Iraq. “Whether or not we agree with the war, we do feel for the soldiers who lose their lives as well as those who get hurt,” County said. Along the beach just north of the Santa Monica Pier, the Arlington West memorial will stay up through Memorial Day. A project of Veterans for Peace, the memorial, consisting of thousands of crosses, was set up on Saturday and is expected to stay put through this evening. The Arlington West memorial is erected every weekend. The memorial includes a combination of 2,700 red and white wooden crosses. Each red cross represents 10 American lives lost in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Every week, there are more and more red crosses replacing their white counterparts, said Clay Claiborne, the Arlington West coordinator. A ceremony is not planned for Memorial Day, but a coffin procession honoring the lives lost during the week will take place as it has on both Saturday and Sunday. The procession usually starts at the Arlington West memorial, heading north up Ocean Avenue and stopping in Palisades Park at the war memorial. Alongside the Arlington West memorial in the beach parking lot will be a race car featuring the names of all the Marines who have died in the current wars. The car drove into town on Saturday from Twentynine Palms, which is home to the Marines training grounds. “I imagine a lot of these guys are Nascar fans,” said Ed Ellis, president of the Los Angeles chapter of Veterans for Peace. “It meant so much to them to go up and touch the names. There were just a lot of tears.” The Los Angeles National Cemetery is located at 950 S. Sepulveda Blvd. in Los Angeles. Woodlawn Cemetery is located at 1847 14th St. in Santa Monica. melodyh@smdp.com


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City home to awards ceremonies FROM CARPET PAGE 1 them by. The grandstand even offered a lottery allowing winners to get tickets inside, according to Curtin. Recently, the events have become strictly private, and even Santa Monicans don’t have much of a chance of even being a seat filler. Originally opened in 1987, the versatile Barker Hangar features high ceilings and a 2,000 person capacity.

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In preparation for large award shows, the Hangar begins to put things together at least six months in advance. The production crew uses that time to make arrangements with the city, including how it will impact the airport and neighborhoods. They also obtain the appropriate permits, and meet about traffic, parking and security officials. The unique floor of the Civic Auditorium, erected in 1958, is made up of a hydraulics that allows it easily to convert from a theatre-style space for concerts to a flat floor for exhibits. “Here, I think they are attracted to the Civic Auditorium itself, the helpfulness of its staff and the capacity of the facility, which is 3,000,” said Curtin. Curtin said her staff starts to organize shows at least a year prior to the event. “There are a million details that go into it and for us that’s really exciting,” said Curtin. For the past two years, the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critic’s Choice Awards have been held at the Civic Auditorium. The Critic’s Choice Awards is a favorite among A-list celebrities. At the 2007 awards in January, some of the industry’s best and brightest including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Forest Whitaker, Helen Mirren, Eddie Murphy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Penelope Cruz, Clint Eastwood, Spike Lee, Jessica Biel and Dakota Fanning were at the ceremony. Nothing is official for 2008, but Curtin anticipates the Critic’s Choice Awards to come back again. For booking at the Auditorium, (310) 458-8551 For booking at the Hangar, (310) 390-9071. news@smdp.com

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OFF THE STREET: Damon Cedric Allie in the courtyard of the Cloverfield Service Center.

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“Before I could start my new job, I had to walk there, walk around the building and just take it in,” Allie said. “I have to have the same sky over me every step of the way, so my office has the same air as this courtyard.” Allie has been practicing Zen principles and the art of mindlessness for 30 years, trying to find inner peace after years of working stressful jobs in construction and the entertainment industry. It was that very stress that led Allie into homelessness, he said. As a child living in Tampa, Florida he loved writing and painting. Allie entered college as a journalism major with dreams of becoming a writer, but things did not work out as planned and he ended up leaving the university and began working in construction. The work was grueling and unfulfilling. One day, Allie said he had worked so hard that when he went home, he passed out in his favorite chair with his hard hat still on and the front door wide open. That’s when he realized it was time for a change. “I just got fed up with everything,” Allie said as he reloaded his pipe and took a big puff of tobacco. “The job market had turned me into something I didn’t want to be. It really just pissed me off. I wanted to put the life back in my life.” So Allie grabbed his coat and left his apartment, never to return. He hitchhiked from Florida to California where he began working in the entertainment industry. Things were going well for him. He was making good money and had a girlfriend he loved very much, but eventually, it all crumbled. Allie said people he thought were his friends went behind his back. His business dealings went sour and he lost his love. “It hurt. It hurt bad,”Allie said.“Once again, I found myself with a lot of anger.” Allie didn’t turn to drinking or doing drugs. He never touched alcohol and quit smoking marijuana 25 years ago. Instead of self medicating, Allie just spent his days on the beach, contemplating life. He figured he would go back to work after a few months or so when the anger and frustration subsided, but a few months turned into a few years and before he knew it, Allie was homeless. He began to seek spare change on Broadway and it was there that he met people like Larry David, the co-creator of “Seinfeld,” as well as other professionals who would lend him money every so often or sit down and chat. During the holidays and the summer, Allie said he could make as much as $950 every month or so spare changing. He would save the money to

take a hot shower and buy some clean clothes so he could look for a job. He would land one, but would always lose it in a couple of weeks because he would slip up and miss a bus or get sick and not make it in to work. “It was a pretty bad cycle,” Allie said. “I would get things going for a few weeks and then I’d slip up.” Allie never wanted to accept welfare or any other government assistance. He felt it was a crutch that only led to alcoholism or drug addiction, leaving people with no motivation. He would often hear others talk poorly about the city of Santa Monica and service providers, but Allie would always remind them that you never bite the hand that feeds you. That said, he was skeptical of the counselors who approached him about a year or so ago asking him if he wanted into the Chronic Homeless Program. Allie thought it was a joke, another offer from service providers looking to make their quota and secure more government funding. “They pissed me off on the spot,” Allie said. “I didn’t want to hear any of their bulls..t. They come by every six months and hand out peanut butter sandwiches and a list of other service providers. It was a joke.” But the counselors kept coming back, week after week for a year, until one day, they finally said it was time to move into the new service center. Of course, Allie would not accept a ride to the facility. He had to walk, scope it out and continue to panhandle for a week until he felt ready to go indoors. “I couldn’t believe it,” Allie said of the multi-million-dollar facility that was created by OPCC and City Hall with the goal of helping the most hard-to-reach clients. “Everything was so new, still had the plastic on things. They asked me what room I wanted. I said, ‘Make it room number one.’” Allie has nothing but praise for the program and hopes that it remains as is and does not become a home for alcoholics, drug addicts or those fresh out of jail. “If that happens, it’s all over,” Allie said. As for what he’ll be doing next, Allie said he will continue to work, save money and pay off the money he owes to friends for his new duds. He’s proud to say that he’s paid off most of it already. He’ll continue to spare change on the weekends and paint in his free time. “I’m feeling pretty good these days” Allie said. “I never thought this would be possible, but it is.” kevinh@smdp.com


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Reyes sent down BY R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS Anthony Reyes, who won the World Series opener for the St. Louis Cardinals last fall but has lost 10 straight regular-season decisions, on Sunday was optioned to Triple-A Memphis. “He’s got some stuff that he can work on but he needs to have some success so he can start getting a better feeling,” manager Tony La Russa said. “He was handling it great, but at some point. ...” Reliever Todd Wellemeyer will take Reyes’ spot in the rotation Wednesday at Colorado. The Cardinals recalled left-hander Troy Cate from Memphis to fill the roster spot. Wellemeyer, 28, was claimed off waivers from the Kansas City Royals on May 15 and has a 2.70 ERA in four appearances with St. Louis, striking out eight and allowing two earned runs in 6 2-3 innings. He’ll be making his first career start, which doesn’t concern the Cardinals. “I don’t even know, but we like the possibilities, so he gets it,” La Russa said. La Russa compared Wellemeyer, who had a 10.34 ERA in 15 2-3 innings with the Royals, to Braden Looper, a converted reliever who is 6-3 with a 3.10 ERA in his first starting experience since his first year in the minors in 1997. The difference is that Looper was able to build stamina during spring training. “He reminds me a lot of Looper, because they’re both big and strong,” La Russa said.

“This is not like Looper in a sense he doesn’t have six weeks of spring training. “This is a tough way to get introduced into the rotation.” La Russa said he did not consider Ryan Franklin, the primary setup man after competing for a starting job in spring training, for the opening. Reyes is 0-8 with a 6.08 ERA in nine starts and allowed five runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings in a loss to the Nationals on Friday. He was 5-8 with a 5.06 ERA as a rookie last year, but made a name for himself with eight dominating innings against the Tigers in the Series opener. Reyes, 25, is the first Cardinals pitcher to lose 10 straight decisions since closer Dennis Eckersley lost 10 in a row from April 4, 1996 to Aug. 26, 1997. Team records going back to 1957 show no starters with losing streaks of that length. La Russa said Reyes, who had been considered the team’s top pitching prospect before last season, wasn’t visibly upset. He was 6-1 with a 2.57 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 84 innings for Memphis in 2006. “He didn’t have a lot to say,” La Russa said. “He listened and I tried to explain that he’s an important guy in our plans and I expect to see him back.” Cate, 26, was 1-3 with a 4.54 ERA in 13 games at Memphis and is in the majors for the first time after impressing the team in spring training. His last seven appearances have been as a starter, with a 1-3 record and 5.40 ERA.

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Beckham may start again By the Associated Press

LONDON David Beckham’s chance of starting for England improved when teammate Aaron Lennon withdrew Sunday from games against Brazil and Estonia because of a knee injury. The 20-year-old Tottenham winger limped off after 10 minutes of Friday’s England “B” victory over Albania. A scan on Saturday ruled him out of an exhibition against Brazil on June 1 at Wembley and the European Championship qualifier at Estonia on June 6, according to the English Football Association.

Beckham was recalled to the England team this week by coach Steve McClaren after being overlooked for nine matches since last year’s World Cup. After replacing Sven-Goran Eriksson at the end of the World Cup, McClaren dropped Beckham, the former England captain. McClaren said he didn’t see a future on the team for the 32-year-old Real Madrid midfielder. Beckham’s recently improved play prompted McClaren to change his mind Beckham, who has played 94 games for his country, signed a deal to play for the MLS’s Los Angeles Galaxy next month.

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Report: Vick was at dog fight By the Associated Press

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was at a dog fight in 2000 and is “one of the heavyweights” in the sport, ESPN reported. The network Sunday cited a police informant whom a dog-fighting investigator called “extremely reliable.” “That’s who bets a large dollar,” the informant said on the show “Outside the Lines.” “And they have the money to bet large money. As I’m talking about large money, 30 to 40 thousand, even higher. He’s one of the heavyweights.” When asked how he knows Vick bets that amount, the informant said, “because I’ve seen it.” The informant said his dog beat Vick’s dog in 2000, the year before Vick was cho-

sen by the Falcons with the first overall pick in the NFL draft. Investigator David Hunt said information from the informant has “resulted in the arrest of several individuals over the past few years, numerous search warrants, as well as convictions.” Surry County (Va.) Commonwealth attorney Gerald Poindexter said Friday he is confident charges will be brought in the investigation of a possible dog-fighting operation at a house then owned by Vick. Dog fighting is a felony in Virginia. Police raided the rural home April 25 as part of a drug investigation. They seized 66 dogs, 55 of them pit bulls, and equipment that could be associated with dog fighting. Vick has said he let a cousin, Davon Boddie, live at the house.

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Time to pitch in, Libra

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: ★★★★★ Dynamic ★★★★ Positive ★★★ Average ★★ So-So ★ Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19)

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

★★★★ You could be easygoing and let others make the first move. In fact, what is wrong with this idea? An important person or a domestic matter cannot be put on the back burner for much longer. Tonight: Make special time for a special person.

★★★★ You wake up in the pink. Make a call to someone far away who has been on your mind. Expenses could add up later today. Be sensitive to your boundaries, and be a touch less agreeable. Make yourself No. 1. Tonight: Time to pitch in.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

★★★ Pitch in and get the job done. Listen to what others have to share, and go along with their plans. Respond to a request that comes forward. You can make this day very special just by hanging out and enjoying others. Tonight: Just say “yes.”

★★★ Though you act like a tortoise this morning, you energize as if you were a hare by the afternoon. Be queen or king of May. Allow yourself to relax and enjoy what is happening. Tonight: You have more choices than you think.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

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★★★★ You wake up with a sense of mischief. Act on your whims. As the day progresses, help situations run more smoothly. Your presence puts the finishing touches on a get-together. Tonight: Enjoy the ones you are with.

★★★★ Use the morning to get together with friends. You might want quieter plans by late afternoon. Make it OK to break from your usual pattern and choose a different type of activity or happening. If you want to be with one person, make it so. Tonight: Take your time.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

★★★★ You come from a grounded position where caring naturally emanates. Let go and enjoy others. Let go of what you think should happen, and enjoy what is happening. Tonight: Who would think you are working tomorrow?

★★★★ Accept your role as chief in whatever might be happening. Others expect you to put plans together and execute them. The good news is, by the afternoon, you are out there living life to the max. Celebrate more often. Tonight: Live it up.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

★★★★ Make calls and catch up on news. You also might want to make sure you and others are on the same page regarding plans. Choosing to be close to home adds to your comfort and allows others to respond to your hospitality. Tonight: Yes, your home is your castle.

★★★★★ Take an overview this morning. Walking in another person’s shoes might be very important for both of you. Accept that others need and depend on you. Step up to the plate and make what you want happen. Tonight: You’re the lead actor, even if you think you are being subtle.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

★★★★ You still might be juggling your finances, and the outcome could be uncertain for a while. Why not forget what is happening and get into the holiday celebrations and people? Visit and get to know a new person or two. Tonight: Celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer.

★★★★ Work with one person at a time. You have a way of helping others really express their depth. You will like a change of pace and perhaps not having to always be responsible. Tonight: As you like, but it needs to be different.

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This year, many opportunities head in from different directions. Your libido and creativity reach new heights. Explore your options. Always honor who you are. Travel and education could play significant roles this year. If you are single, be ready for someone quite different and interesting to enter your life. Count on romance and excitement. This person might be quite significant to your life’s history. If you are attached, agree to disagree. Learn to accept your differences rather than force one or the other to change his or her mind. SCORPIO presents many options.

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Lindsay Busted LINDSAY LOHAN was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after her convertible struck a curb, and investigators found what they believe is cocaine at the scene, police said. Lohan, 20, and two other people were in her 2005 Mercedes SL-65 when it crashed on Sunset Boulevard around 5:30 a.m., Sgt. Mike Foxen said. It appeared the actress was speeding, Lt. Mitch McCann said at an afternoon news conference. Officers at the scene found a “usable amount” of a drug tentatively identified as cocaine, McCann said. He declined to say

where the drug was found other than to say Lohan was not carrying it. Lohan, who spent time at a rehabilitation center earlier this year, was driven in another car to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, McCann said. The two other people in her car were not hurt. Officers received a 911 call about the accident and arrested Lohan at the hospital for investigation of misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, McCann said. She was released from custody because she was admitted to the hospital, police said. McCann declined to

comment on Lohan’s blood-alcohol level. He said the case will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office where the actress could face more charges, including felonies. Her tentative arraignment date is Aug. 24. The crash was Lohan’s third accident in about two years. In October 2005, Lohan and a passenger received minor injuries when her convertible hit a van in West Hollywood. Authorities said the van driver, who also received minor injuries, was at fault. Months earlier, Lohan collided with a minivan when she made a U-turn as the van, carrying

Lohan arrested on suspicion of DUI

paparazzi, followed her from a Los Angeles restaurant. A photographer was arrested for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon but prosecutors declined to charge him. That crash was credited with prompting Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign a law that set steep financial penalties for paparazzi who commit assaults while trying to obtain celebrity photos. Lohan publicist Leslie Sloane Zelnik did not immediately return an email requesting comment. Lohan said in January that she had checked into a rehabilitation center for substance abuse treatment. Her publicist con-

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firmed in December that the actress was attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Lohan told Allure magazine during an interview for its May issue that she decided to enter the secluded Wonderland Center at the suggestion of her therapist. “It’s so weird that I went to rehab. I always said I would die before I went to rehab,” Lohan told the publication. Lohan’s latest movie, “Georgia Rule,” is in theaters now. The actress’ other screen credits include “Mean Girls,” “Bobby,” “A Prairie Home Companion” and “Freaky Friday.”

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DADDY LARS It’s a boy for actress CONNIE NIELSEN and Metallica drummer LARS ULRICH. Nielsen gave birth to Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen on Monday in San Francisco, publicist Craig Bankey said in a statement Friday. It was the couple’s first child. Nielsen has a son, Sebastian, from a previous relationship, and Ulrich has two children, Myles and Layne, from his marriage to Skylar Satenstein. An announcement on Metallica’s Web site said: “Mother’s doing well, dad’s in awe, and brothers Layne, Myles, and Sebastian are psyched!” The Danish-born Nielsen has starred in such films as “Gladiator,” “Brothers” and “The Situation.” AP

Burnett’s lawsuit thrown out A federal judge said he will dismiss CAROL BURNETT’S $2 million copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of her cleaning woman character in the animated series “Family Guy.” U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson said in a written tentative ruling

Friday that he planned to dismiss the lawsuit against 20th Century Fox. He will issue a final ruling later. The 74-year-old comedian sued the studio in March, contending that the Fox show didn’t have her permission to include her Charwoman character in an April 2006 episode.

The episode portrayed the character as a cleaning woman in a sex shop and also used a version of the theme music to her old TV series without permission, the lawsuit claimed. At the time, the studio said it was surprised by the lawsuit over what amounted to about an 18-

second scene. A call to 20th Century Fox Television spokesman Chris Alexander on Friday was not immediately returned. Burnett’s attorney, Robert Denton, could not immediately be reached for comment.

100 fans at a press conference at the Sheraton Moana Surfrider on Waikiki Beach. Baldwin recalled people driving by him on the freeway, yelling “Pick Tessa!” He said he wanted to respond, “I already did.” Baldwin, a 30-year-old doctor, Navy diver and triathlete, said he has no plans of parlaying his newfound stardom into a modeling or acting career. He still has a year left at Pearl

Harbor and is considering another tour of duty. “Fact of the matter is, I’m committed to the Navy,” he said. A wedding date has not been set, but Baldwin says he envisions one with a Hawaiian and Navy flair, including tropical flowers and an arch of swords ceremony. Horst wore a red dress, floral lei and her sparkling Chopard diamond engagement ring, which she was

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not allowed to wear until this week. Baldwin was dressed casually in linen pants and slippers. As Baldwin answered questions about his cheesy lines on the show, one reporter asked Horst about her ethnic background. Horst is of Chinese and Polish ancestry. “I always say the mutts are the most exotic and beautiful,” Baldwin joked. AP

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â?š At a special session of Arizona's Court of Appeals in April, judges heard arguments on whether a bag of methamphetamine had been legally seized by police, who had a search warrant but not the authority to inspect body "cavities." The bag had been partially protruding from a certain cavity, and an officer pulled it out. The defense lawyer argued that the only legal precedent involved items hidden between posterior "cheeks" (i.e., where contraband would not be so secured), and thus that pulling it out was an invasion of privacy. However, the prosecutor, claiming that the bag was in plain sight and would have fallen out eventually, asked rhetorically, "Where does the butt end and the anus begin? ... The buttocks is just the bell end of the trumpet, and I don't think you (judges), for constitutional reasons, want to go there."

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070959690 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ROYAL PRESTIGE CUNA DE LIDERES, 15903 LAKEWOOD BLVD #203, BELLFLOWER, CA 90706. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JULIAN GARCIA, 22021 ARLINE AVE., HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA 90716 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: JULIAN GARCIA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/20/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070958238 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LINKLITE SOLUTIONS DATA/COMM, 3572 E. 57TH ST., MAYWOOD, CA 90270. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : SERGIO JUAREZ, 3572 E. 57TH, MAYWOOD, CA 90270 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: SERGIO JUAREZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/20/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070987312 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as KAM HONG GARDEN, 848 E. GARVEY AVE #A, MONTEREY PARK, CA 91755. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : KAM HONG GARDEN, 18515 E. VIDORA DR. #E, ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA 91748; ZHI FENG YANG, 18515 E. VIDORA DR. #E, ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA 91748 This Business is being conducted by, husband and wife. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: HAI HUA WANG; ZHI FENG YANG This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/24/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070975379 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as JESSICASFASHION.COM; LAMERCHANDISES.COM, 1739 E. CHARLINDA ST., WEST COVINA, CA 91791. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JACOB OHABIM, 1739 E. CHARLINDA ST., WEST COVINA, CA 91791 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: JACOB OHABIM This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/23/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070976418 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DENMARK DISTRIBUTION, 433 N. 10TH ST. STE B, MONTEBELLO, CA 90640. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JESSICA DURAN, 25358 AVENIDA CAPPELA, VALENCIA, CA 91355 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: JESSICA DURAN

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070987311 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CASA ANTIGUA MEXICAN RESTAURANT, 9611 E. GARVEY AVE. B#105, S. EL MONTE, CA 91733. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ANABEL PRECIADO, 15302 LOS ALTOS DR., H. HEIGHTS, CA 91745 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: ANABEL PRECIADO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/24/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20070958536 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CAPITAL CLEANING SERVICE; CAPITAL MAID SERVICE; CAPITAL HOUSEKEEPING, 5567 1/2 N. AZUSA AVE., AZUSA, CA 91702. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CAPITAL CLEANING, INC., 5567 1/2 N. AZUSA AVE., AZUSA, CA 91702 This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CAPITAL CLEANING INC.; GIZELLA M. CZENE; CORP. SECY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/20/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071077868 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as PERFECTBUSINESS, PERFECTBUSINESS.COM, PERFECTHOLLYWOOD.COM, PERFECTHOLLYWOOD AI # / ON 200703710111, 1907 LINCOLN BLVD. VENICE, CA. 90291. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : GOAL NETWORKS, LLC. CALIFORNIA, 1907 LINCOLN BLVD. VENICE, CA. 90291 This Business is being conducted by, a limited liability. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: DAN BLISS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/3/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071077867 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as WILDHORSE PUBLISHING, WILDHORSEPUBLISHING, 11661 ROCHESTER AVE. #6, L.A. CA. 90025. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : FRANK R. BOYD, A SOLE PROPRIETER This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: FRANK BOYD This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/3/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071077871 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SIXTH SENSE INVESTMENTS 12, 11755 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 900, LOS ANGELES, CA. 90025. The full name of

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071077869 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DALE WILSON INVESTIGATIONS, 1117 THIRD ST. #8, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90403. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : DENNIS DALE WILSON, 1117 3RD ST. #8, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90403 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: DENNIS D. WILSON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/3/2007. 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 5/7/2007, 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071090086 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as THANK YOU INC., 356 4TH AVE. SUITE 8, VENICE, CA. 90291. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : THANK YOU INC. WYOMING This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: THANK YOU INC., PRESIDENT, JEREMIAH BRADSHAW This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/4/2007. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071102734 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CREATIVE MUSIC CENTER, 2111 7TH STREET #9, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90405. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : DEBORAH BELMONTE BROCK, 2111 7TH STREET #9, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90405 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: DEBORAH BELMONTE BROCK This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/7/2007. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name Document Record # 20071219014 Current File No. 06 2415128 State of California, County of Los Angeles The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious Business name: FORMOSA BARTENDING ACADEMY located at 7156 SANTA MONICA BLVD. WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90046 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on 10/31/06 In the county of LOS ANGELES. DOMINICH VILLANI, 8960 CYNTHIA ST. #205., WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069, WILLIAM L. WAGNER,4646 LOS FELIZ BLVD. #306., LOS ANGELES, CA 90027 This business is conducted by: GENERAL PARTNERSHIP/s/ DOMINICK VILLANI, WILLIAM WAGNER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 05/18/2007. Published: SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS 5/21/07, 5/28/07, 6/4/07, 6/11/07

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071064998 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LOVE IS GOD GREETINGS, 209 WEST 55TH ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90037. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ALICE FAYE PAXTON, 209 WEST 55TH ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90037 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: ALICE FAYE PAXTON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/2/2007. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071039092 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as AMERICAN JUSTICE, 8251 LA PALMA AVE. #167, LA PALMA, CA 90623. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : TIMOTHY JOSEPH COLT, 8251 LA PALMA AVE. #167, LA PALMA, CA 90623 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: TIMOTHY JOSEPH COLT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/30/2007. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071037309 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ELSCOOPCONTODO.COM, 11733 AVON WAY, #104, L.A., CA 90066. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ARIANA SAUCEDA, 11733 AVON WAY, #104, L.A., CA 90066; PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ, 5230 LAVINIA AVE., LYNWOOD, CA 90262 This Business is being conducted by, co-partners. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)10/1/2006. /s/: ARIANA SAUCEDA; PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 4/30/07. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071141005 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SIGN OF PEACE, 201 OCEAN AVE. 807 B, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90402. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MELANIE GENDRON, 201 OCEAN AVE. 807 B, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90402 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)5/10/2007. /s/: MELANIE GENDRON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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

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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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071204257 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CHRIS P BACON MUSIC, CHRISPY BACON MUSIC, 4262 S. CENTINELA, LOS ANGELES, CA. 90066. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CHRISTIAN PAUL BACON, 4262 S. CENTINELA, LOS ANGELES, CA. 90066 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)1/1/2004. /s/: CHRIS BACON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 05/17/07. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007

BEACH STATE ATHLETICS, YOUNG SCIENTISTS CAMP, YOUNG WRITERS’ CAMP, OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE, LONG BEACH STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, 49ER SOFTBALL CAMP, 24 KARAT GOLD CLUB, SIDELINE SPIKERS, ON DECK BOOSTERS, FASTBREAK BOOSTERS, PAR BREAKERS, LONG BEACH STATEWOMEN’S TENNIS, UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, EBM JAPANESE GARDEN, PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARS PROGRAM, CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, KKJZ, AI #/ON CO327609, 6300 E. STATE UNIVERSITY DRIVE, SUITE #332, LONG BEACH, CA. 90815. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH FOUNDATION, CALLIFORNIA 90815, 6300 E. STATE UNIVERSITY DRIVE, SUITE #332, LONG BEACH, CA. 90815 This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, ALAN RAY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/17/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007

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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071141006 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GIVING SHIRTS, HIP BABY SHIRTS, 2801 OCEAN PARK BLVD. #350, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90405. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : LEANNA B. EINBINDER, 2611 30TH ST. SANTA MONICA, CA. 90405 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: LEANNA B. EINBINDER. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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 5/14/2007, 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071195861 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LUDVIG THE SEVEL, 421 NORTH LOUISE STREET #104, GLENDALE, CA. 91206. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : LUDVIG PETZOSIAN, 421 NORTH LOUISE STREET, #104, GLENDALE, CA, 91206 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: LUDVIG PETZOSIAN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/16/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071115878 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LA BONITA FURNITURE, 8609 S. BROADWAY AVE.,LOS ANGELES, CA 90003. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CLEMENTE SANTOS HERNADEZ, 8609 S. BROADWAY AVE.,LOS ANGELES, CA 90003 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CLEMENTE SANTOS HERNADEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/8/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071140094 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as KAL'S BODY SHOP, 8653 ATLANTIC AVE., SOUTH GATE, CA 90280. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : GEORGE VENTURA, 7743 LUXOR ST., DOWNEY, CA 90241 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)9/10/2006. /s/: GEORGE VENTURA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071090527 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ECHO PARK 5 DE MAYO FESTIVAL; LA VOZ DE NUESTRO BARRIO, 425 N. BOYLSTON STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : PATRICIA MENDOZA, 425 N. BOYLSTON STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: PATRICIA MENDOZA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/4/2007. NOTICE: THIS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN THE

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071141930 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LISTEN, WRITE, AND READ, 3929 E. 3RD ST., LONG BEACH, CA 90814. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : PAUL JOSEPH WICKHAM, 3929 E. 3RD ST., LONG BEACH, CA 90814 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: PAUL WICKHAM This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071141417 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DBA SUPER HOME CARE SYSTEM; AI #/ON: 2927938, 2341 W. 205TH STREET, SUITE #106, TORRANCE, CA 90501. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CALIFORNIA BUSINESS ENTERPRISES INC., CALIFORNIA, 16617 YUKON AVENUE, TORRANCE, CA 90504 This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CALIFORNIA BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, INC., RIAZUDDIN NIZAMI, PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071140951 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CORNERSTONE VILLAGE CHILD AND BEHAVIORAL CENTER, INC., 1301 N. WILLOWBROOK, COMPTON, CA 90222. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CORNERSTONE VILLAGE CHILD AND BEHAVIORAL CENTER, CA, 1301 N. WILLOWBROOK, COMPTON, CA 90222 This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CORNERSTONE VILLAGE CHILD AND BEHAVIORAL CENTER; RONETTE GOODWIN; PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/10/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071090409 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ASGTEC; AMERICAN SECURITY GROUP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; AMERICAN SECURITY GROUP TRAINING EDUCATION CENTER; AI #/ON: 2319192, 1890 KINNEOLA MESA ROAD, PASADENA, CA 91107. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : AMERICAN SECURITY TRAINING EDUCATION CENTER/ASGTEC This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (8/23/01). /s/: AMERICAN SECURITY GROUP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; GILBERT VELA; PRESIDENT This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/4/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071204256 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DRUNK PRINCESS, 1535 6TH ST. #308 SANTA MONICA, CA. 90401. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MIHARU UCHIDA, 1535 6TH ST. #308, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90401 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)11/10/2006. /s/: MIHARU UCHIDA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 05/17/2007. 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 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name Document Record # 20071116129 Current File No. 03 2949656 State of California, County of Los Angeles The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious Business name: LA BONITA FURNITURE located at 8609 S. BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90003 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on 05/08/07 In the county of LOS ANGELES. MARGARITA PRECIADO, 6550 BRYHURST #10, LOS ANGELES, CA 90043 This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL /s/ MARGARITA PRECIADO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 05/08/07. Published: SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name Document Record # 20071139809 Current File No. 03 0609425 State of California, County of Los Angeles The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious Business name: AMEZCUAS RENTALS located at 1438 E. 51ST ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90011 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on 05/10/07 In the county of LOS ANGELES. MARIA AMEZCUA, 1438 E. 51ST ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90011 This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL /s/ MARIA AMEZCUA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 05/10/07. Published: SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS 5/21/2007, 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071268457 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as MICHELLE PAIGE FORD DESIGN, MICHELLE PAIGE FORD INTERIORS, MICHELLE PAIGE FORD, 1158 26TH STREET #719, SANTA MONICA, CA. 90403. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MICHELLE PAIGE FORD, 922 BERKELEY ST. SANTA MONICA, CA. 90403 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: MICHELLE FORD This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/24/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071208732 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as 49ER ATHLETIC CLUB, 49ER ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, LONG

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071168129 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CARLOS DISTRIBUTION, 14528 AVIS AVE. #5, LAWNDALE, CA 90260. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CARLOS E. RIVERA, 14528 AVIS AVE. #5, LAWNDALE, CA 90260 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: CARLOS RIVERA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/14/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071193334 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as MORENO PRODUCE, 3727 E. OLYMPIC BLVD., LA, CA 90023. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : OCTOVIO PEREZ, 3719 E. OLYMPIC BLVD., LA, CA 90023 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: OCTOVIO PEREZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/16/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071194623 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as RB & SON TRUCKING, 318 E. 124 ST., LA, CA 90061. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ROSALIO LOPEZ, 318 E. 124 ST., LA, CA 90061; BERTHA LOPEZ, 318 E. 124 ST., LA, CA 90061 This Business is being conducted by, husband and wife. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: ROSALIO LOPEZ; BERTHA LOPEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/16/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071063213 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as WHIMSY WORKS!, 11901 SANTA MONICA BLVD. #367, LOS ANGELES, CA. 90025. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MICHELE L. MCMASTERS, 11901 SANTA MONICA BLVD. #367, LOS ANGELES, CA 90025 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: MICHELE MCMASTERS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/2/2007. NOTICE: THIS

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20071244848 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as 485 THE BEACH SALON, 485 WASHINGTON BLVD. VENICE, CA. 90291. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : RICHARD L. BAIER, 14014 PANAY WAY, MARINA DEL REY, CA. 90292 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: RICHARD BAIER This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 5/22/2007. 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 5/28/2007, 6/4/2007, 6/11/2007, 6/18/2007

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Name Changes ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case No. SS015437 Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Petition of ARASH ALI HEKMATNIA for Change of Name TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner or Attorney: ARASH ALI HEKMATNIA filed a petition with this court for a decree of changing names as follows: ARASH ALI HEKMATNIA TO ARASH LATIFI. 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: JULY 05, 2007 Time: 8:30, 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: MAY 17, 2007 GERALD ROSENBERG, JUDGE JUDGE TO THE SUPERIOR COURT 5/21/07, 5/28/07, 6/4/07, 6/11/07

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