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Shelter program kicks off, City Hall ticked off BY KEVIN HERRERA Editor in Chief

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SEEKING A LITTLE ASSISTANCE: Andres Gomez, a 45-year-old homeless man, sits in his wheelchair while taking cover from the rain last week at the Downtown Farmers’ Market.

DOWNTOWN An additional 1,700 beds will be available for the homeless starting today as part of the Winter Shelter Program, but unlike last year, those in Santa Monica will have to travel a little further to secure a spot. Instead of waiting to be picked up in front of OPCC’s Access Center on Olympic Boulevard, the down and out will have to find transportation to a pick-up location either in Venice or in West Los Angeles, about two miles from OPCC, something which city officials say will be a hardship for many. City officials lay the blame on the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), which administers the program that runs annually through March 15. They say LAHSA rejected a plan that would have reserved roughly 40 beds for Santa Monica’s most vulnerable, ensuring they would have 14 consecutive and renewable days of shelter, rather than one night of shelter at a time. Under the program, only those who are lined up at a pick-up location qualify. Beds are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. “We are just really disappointed,” said Julie Rusk, the Human Services administrator for City Hall. “We worked for six months trying to come up with a way so that seniors and the disabled wouldn’t have to wait in line every day, and sometimes not end up with a spot.” Rusk said City Hall worked with OPCC and other service providers on a plan because of concerns about safety. It seems too many people were lining up on Olympic, many coming from outside Santa Monica. “We just felt we couldn’t handle it again, to have so many people coming into the community, not only to get on a bus at night, but also be dropped back off in the morning,” Rusk said. The Culver City and West L.A. armories are two of the 13 locations funded by

LAHSA. Buses will pick up homeless people who wish to access these shelter sites in Venice (at the Westminster Off-Leash Dog Park) and in West L.A. (at the intersection of Santa Monica and Sawtelle boulevards). Representatives from LAHSA said the City Hall made the decision to not host a pick-up site after their pilot project was denied, forcing LAHSA to look elsewhere. There are 40 pick-up spots across the county, providing free transportation. LAHSA officials also said the program must operate on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot reserve spots to make it as equitable as possible. “The Winter Shelter Program protects those without a place to live by providing extra transportation, shelter and food during our coldest and wettest months,” said Rebecca Isaacs, executive director of LAHSA.“The additional 1,700 beds supplement the 4,440 emergency shelter beds offered by service providers on an ongoing basis throughout the year.” A full listing of shelter schedules and pick-up points can be found on LAHSA’s Web site, www.lahsa.org. The Winter Shelter Program is funded by the city and county of Los Angeles, with support from the California National Guard. LAHSA contracts with local service providers to administer the day-to-day operations of each program, which provides temporary emergency shelter, meals, and access to services and supportive housing. This winter, Catholic Charities, East San Gabriel Valley Coalition, EIMAGO, Inc., Long Beach Rescue Mission, MJB Recovery, People Helping People, Pomona Neighborhood Center, The Salvation Army, and the Santa Clarita Community Development Corporation will operate shelters in Bell, Burbank, Culver City, West LA, the East San Gabriel Valley, Lancaster, Long Beach, Pomona, Santa Clarita, Sylmar, Compton, Downtown L.A. and South L.A. kevinh@smdp.com

Winter weather warning issued by county health department BY DAILY PRESS STAFF Cold weather has arrived in Los Angeles County, and the Department of Public Health would like to remind residents to never use a barbecue, stove, or oven to heat your house. “Every year in L.A. County there are carbon monoxide poisonings from a barbecue,

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Local scores music for popular kids program BY MELODY HANATANI Daily Press Staff Writer

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necessarily the world’s biggest fan of “Hannah Montana,” being a grown man and all, but he does have a vested interest in watching every episode. Every week, Burgomaster plops down in front of the television with his 6-year-old daughter, tuning into the Disney Channel to watch a show about a teenage girl who leads a double life as a famous pop singer, keeping an ear out for the little things the average viewer might not notice, including checking if the background music is on cue. The Santa Monica resident is the musical architect of the popular children’s TV show, scoring nearly every non-lyrical bit, whether it be a transition piece between scenes or a dramatic number to emphasize a pivotal moment. All songs performed by Miley Cyrus are produced by another writer. “If you’re supposed to cry at that scene or feel whatever the emotion is on that particular scene, that’s my job (to produce),” Burgomaster said. It’s a gig that he picked up after more than a decade of scoring or assisting music production for various TV shows and movies, starting with the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” in 1995. The magic all happens in Burgomaster’s mezzanine suite in Downtown Santa Monica, a studio where the old meets the new, cluttered with vintage electronic pianos and state-of-the-art equipment that can

produce various sounds, from a full-size orchestra to a jazz band. The walls of the studio are lined with posters, serving as a resume for Burgomaster’s career, which has included scoring scenes from “Hulk,”“Dodgeball” and “Entrapment.” Music runs deep in Burgomaster’s blood, born to parents who were both classical musicians, including a father who served as the conductor for the Men and Boys Choir. After growing up in Indianapolis and singing with his father’s choir, Burgomaster decided to pursue a career in music, studying at Kenyon College in Ohio where he provided the music for concerts and plays. “It was great because I was a big fish in a little pond,” he said. He went on to New York City following graduation in 1991 to work at a music studio where he had previously interned. While he loved the Big Apple, Burgomaster left the city for Los Angeles, knowing it presented the best opportunities for film and TV scoring. “L.A. is sort of the world capital of that,” he said. After studying at the University of Southern California, Burgomaster landed a job working for Saban Entertainment, writing music for popular TV show, “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.” He left after three years to begin freelancing, performing on the side as a keyboardist for Carly Simon and POE with whom he SEE CP PAGE 8

Report: Exercise no magic cure for some heart failure patients BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer

NEW ORLEANS Exercise can do a lot of good for most people, but it apparently isn’t much help to those with heart failure, the fastestgrowing heart problem in the United States. The study — the largest ever of exercise in patients whose hearts don’t pump enough blood — left many doctors disappointed. Results were reported Tuesday at an American Heart Association conference.

Although there were some encouraging trends and clear benefits for certain people, exercise failed to deliver on the main goal — keeping people out of the hospital and improving their survival rates. “It’s a shame,” said Dr. Harlan Krumholz, a quality-of-care researcher at Yale University who had no role in the study. “Exercise is not that magic elixir that we had hoped,” at least for these patients. About 5 million Americans have heart failure. It kills more than 300,000 of them

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I couldn’t stop laughing at Jack Neworth’s “Laughing Matters” column (”Vets first, then turkey,” page 5, Nov. 21, 2009). Oh, I wasn’t laughing at the humor (there wasn’t any), I was laughing at how another Liberal got away with using a racial slur and insulting veterans. His hypothetical conversation where he has Obama call McCain a “Honky” is a reason enough to remove Neworth from your paper, right? I mean, c’mon, if I wrote a conservative column that had McCain refer to Obama as the N-word, I’d be banned from the world. It’s another typical display of Liberal hypocrisy. Now, as to Neworth’s bleeding heart when it comes to homeless veterans: before he heaped praise upon Bobby Shriver regarding the issue, he claimed there are 30 “and possibly as many as 60” homeless vets in Santa Monica. Well, which is it? What’s his source, and why does his source double the number in a breath? In September 2005, Shriver said the number was in the “hundreds,” and later a staffer from his office told me the number was about 400. Does this mean things are improving or is it just fuzzy math? Regardless, vets don’t need coddling, Mr. Neworth. We were trained to survive and are amazingly disciplined when we need to be. The fact is most homeless vets are outside because they want to be. I know this because (to my shame) I was out here for years. There is always a bed available at any number of VA programs. However, it means giving up drinking (and drugs), and until a vet is ready, they aren’t ready. Now, it appears from your column that you want the public to believe you care very much about the 30, or 60, or "hundreds” of homeless vets this holiday season; can I assume you have taken one into your home? Bought one a meal? Gave one a pair of clean socks? Thanked one for their service? Gave one a few bucks? Do you volunteer at the VA, then? Hmm … I know all the Wilshire hospital volunteers and there isn’t a Jack Neworth among ‘em. And another thing, who are you to say that parks don’t help us heal? The golf course and vets garden at the VA are parks and they help us heal just fine. Unless you’re willing to walk the walk and follow through with the questions I posed in the last paragraph, stay out of our affairs, Mr. Neworth. We don’t need another donothing blowhard Liberal treating us like helpless children. We don’t like it. It’s insulting and reminds us of non-voters complaining about the government.

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into the night, strange things happen. I’m betting the family Prius the Nov. 11 meeting was the first in the city’s history where a dead person was nominated for a seat on a city commission. Council agenda called for appointments to a number of city boards and commissions. When it came to the Pier Preservation Corporation that oversees the Santa Monica Pier, Councilman Ken Genser suggested re-appointing Joel Brand to a second term and PRC Chair Ellen Brennan to her third term on the PRC Board of Directors. Mayor Herb Katz had no problem with Brand (who was subsequently reappointed) but wanted “some change on that board and (to) get somebody new” when it came to Brennan’s re-appointment. Katz suggested Griff Hoerner as a replacement for Brennan which elicited a quick response from Genser, “He’s no longer alive. He’s deceased.” Cue nervous laughter from the dais. “Perfect. He won’t give us in any trouble,” Katz quipped and then regrouped, “I didn’t know he wasn’t alive ... I’m sorry, I didn’t realize that (he died).” Hoerner, a Santa Monica Airport-based pilot and a flight instructor, passed away from injuries he sustained in a plane crash off the coast of Malibu on Oct. 7. City Council two weeks earlier had previously adjourned their Oct. 28 meeting in memory of Hoerner. Katz presided at that meeting. A final decision on Brennan’s reappointment was continued. COUNTING VOTES

As provisional and other late ballots continue to be counted, results for tight races such as Santa Monica’s Rent Control Board (RCB) are anyone’s guess. All ballots will be counted and election results will be finalized on Tuesday. Last week, Robert Kronovet squeezed into second place for one of two open seats moving ahead of Christopher Braun by 45 votes. According to the Nov. 26 tally from the L.A. County Registrar of Voters, Kronovet had 15,130 votes versus Braun’s 15,085 votes. When all is said and done, Kronovet may be the first candidate in Santa Monica history to win a Rent Control Board seat without the coveted Santa Monicans For Renters’ Rights endorsement. SMRR had endorsed top vote getter and RCB Chair Joel Koury in addition to newcomer Braun. Kronovet is a landlord and a real estate agent. He told me before the election, “It’s about time landlords and property managers had a voice." And now, it appears they do. Is Kronovet’s strong showing and possible victory a sign that the venerable Renters’

Rights organization is weakening? Nawww. More than likely, it has to do with Kronovet being listed first on the ballot. And, he campaigned hard especially with key groups such as Republicans, business interests and single family home owners. SMRR-endorsed candidates for positions on Rent Control Board, Board of Education and College Board of Trustees often don’t go out, raise money and aggressively campaign on their own — relying on SMRR’s political machine and mailers to do it for them. But, who would have thought it would come to this? You see, Virginia, you’re vote does count. RENTERS PAY UP

In other news of interest to tenants, the Rent Control Board allowed landlords to pass on the costs of the latest school parcel tax (Measure R — approved by voters Feb. 5) to tenants at their Nov. 20 meeting. Landlords can now start adding the Measure R surcharges to their tenants’ monthly rent. This year’s Measure R parcel tax fee is $346. There’s a cost of living increase that’s added on to it annually. Measure R as well as other local public school and Santa Monica College taxes and bond expenses approved by voters are divided equally between all tenants and pro-rated monthly and added on to rents as surcharges although some measures have low income/senior exemptions. Typically, the Measure R surcharge will add a couple of bucks to your monthly rent. Back in January, the Rent Board also allowed Measure V (The Clean Oceans and Beaches parcel tax) costs, approved by voters in January of 2006 to be passed along as a surcharge on monthly rents. Renters note: When you vote for these taxes and bonds, you always pay because the SMRR-controlled RCB allows landlords to pass these surcharges on to tenants. Maybe Kronovet will change that when (or if) he’s elected. Don’t hold your breath on it. KUEHL’S NEW GIG

According to the Sacramento Bee, our termed-out State Sen. Sheila Kuehl has just landed a cushy $132,178 a year job on California’s Integrated Waste Management Board. Kuehl was appointed by outgoing Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata. After Kuehl’s pre-election trash talk about how (failed) "slow-growth” Measure T would “put renters at risk, devastate schools and hurt public safety,” California’s Waste Board is a fitting place for her to collect an easy paycheck until fellow politicians put her up for another gig.

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Nationalization is theft of a huge Venezuelan gold project known as Las Cristinas has been seeking an environmental permit to start digging. Well, Crystallex International Corporation can stop waiting — the mine is being nationalized as part of dictator Hugo Chavez’s longrunning program of socialist takeovers. “This mine will be seized and managed by a state administration” with help from the Russians, said Mining Minister Rodolfo Sanz. It’s not surprising that a brute like Chavez would want to grab the 16.9 million ounces of gold estimated to lie buried in the Las Cristinas reserve. But what’s more puzzling is why — when gold mines, oil rigs and refineries worth billions of dollars are nationalized by regimes such as Venezuela and Russia — the ousted companies can muster no moral indignation, only tightlipped damage appraisal. The reason, in a nutshell, is that resources like gold and petroleum in their natural state are universally regarded as public property that cannot be extracted by private companies except with government permission, revocable at will. “Venezuela will not accept that foreign organizations tell them what to do with their own resources,” said a local journalist recently. But unexploited natural resources are unowned, not publicly owned. Ownership — the legal right to use and dispose of material resources — cannot exist until someone actually brings those resources under human control. A dictator cannot, by decree, bring hidden gold or oil deposits to the surface. Only the knowledge and effort of entrepreneurs, engineers and drillers can transform that hidden potential into actual wealth. Ownership is the law’s recognition that those particular producers deserve the legal right — as against every person on earth who didn’t tap that potential — to control the wealth they created. Consider that Arabs wandered for centuries across desert sands that concealed vast petroleum deposits, but it was Western investors who actually made Middle Eastern petroleum valuable. These companies searched for many years in a vast wilderness, moving in frustration from one dry hole to another, risking utter failure and financial ruin. Eventually, by virtue of their ingenuity, courage and perseverance, world markets were flooded with oil that Middle Eastern governments should have deemed private property — 100 percent private. Instead, those governments muscled in, claiming public ownership based on nothing but their sovereignty over the geographical areas where oil deposits happened to reside.

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First through royalties, then by extorted royalty increases, and finally by outright nationalization, the descendants of nomads whose meager possessions fit on a camel’s back could now build palaces, buy airplanes and fund terrorism from the seemingly endless profits generated by Western technology and ingenuity. But all this was a perversion of sovereignty. After all, why are states entrusted with exclusive power to use force within their borders? There’s only one legitimate reason: to protect individual rights, including property rights. Just as a bodyguard’s task is protecting clients from physical attacks, a government’s function is safeguarding people and property against criminals and foreign invaders. Sovereignty exists to protect private property, not to destroy it. A bodyguard who claimed to own his client’s house, cars and jewelry would be immediately fired. Yet governments that claim to own all natural resources within their borders get a free pass, as if ownership could be conjured from the barrel of a gun. Today, nationalization is endorsed not only by third world thugs but by the United Nations, which — with America’s full agreement — declared in 1962 that the “sovereign right of every State to dispose of its wealth and natural resources” is “recognized as overriding purely individual or private interests.” Even the victims agree. Said one CEO: “We do not see the issue of nationalization as a violation of the law but as a right of a government.” This is why power-grasping dictators like Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Russia’s Vladimir Putin can claim moral authority to treat foreign investors the way they treat their own citizens — as cattle to be herded, milked or slaughtered for society’s sake. Thus when ExxonMobil recently dared to dispute the pittance Venezuela offered in payment for seized assets, Chavez denounced “those bandits of ExxonMobil,” absurdly declaring they “will never rob us again.” Nationalization, stripped of all rationalization, is naked theft. A blow for justice will be struck by the first public figure to denounce it as such. In the meantime, companies like Crystallex will continue to be bullied by dictators who know exactly how much they can get away with. Thomas A. Bowden is an analyst at the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights, focusing on legal issues. Mr. Bowden is a former lawyer and law school instructor who practiced for twenty years in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ayn Rand Center is a division of the Ayn Rand Institute and promotes the philosophy of Ayn Rand — author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.

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North and South bound PCH traffic delays may occur Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the months of October and November for the installation of utilities, curb and gutters and a traffic signal at PCH and the entry to parking lot 10. Beach Parking Lot 10 will be closed for rehabilitation until project completion in early 2009. Beach users are advised to use the beach bike path or park in Beach Lot 9, just south of Lot 10. The self-pay machine in Lot 9 allows payment for either all-day or two-hour parking.

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City trees will be trimmed at the following locations this fall: 10th Street from San Vicente to Wilshire boulevards, 12th Street from Georgina to Montana avenues, 17th Street from Ocean Park Bouevard to Pier Avenue, Bay Street from Ocean Avenue to Sixth Street, Bicknell from Ocean to Fourth Street, 32nd Street from Pico Boulevard to Ocean Park, Franklin Street from Colorado to Nebraska avenues, Lincoln Boulevard from San Vicente to Montana, Ocean Park from Lincoln to 14th Street, Fourth from Hill Street to Southern City Limits, Fourth Median from Pico to Hill Street, Fifth Street from Marine Street to Dewey, Fifth from Ocean Park to Hill, Sixth from Ocean Park to Dewey, Fifth from Bay Street to Ocean Park, Ninth Street from Montana to Washington, 10th Street (dead end north of Michigan) to Pico, 10th from Pico to Ocean Park, 11th Street from Pico to Ocean Park, 11th Street from Pico to Ocean Park, 12th Street (dead end at freeway) to Pico, 21st Place from San Vicente to Montana, Delaware from Stewart Street to Warwick, Pier from 17th to 23rd streets, Washington from 20th Street to Stanford Street, Wilshire from Ocean to Centinela Avenue, 15th Street from Michigan to dead-end, and 24th Street from end of cul-de-sac to Broadway. There will be minimal lane closures from 7:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. The annual tree trimming schedule is subject to change without notice due to inclement weather, emergencies, community events, budget conditions, street repairs or other public improvements. Residences and businesses will be notified in advance of tree trimming operations, blocks will also be posted with no parking signs.

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North and South bound PCH traffic delays may occur Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the months of October and November for the installation of utilities, curb and gutters and a traffic signal at PCH and the entry to parking lot 10. Beach Parking Lot 10 will be closed for rehabilitation until project completion in early 2009. Beach users are advised to use the beach bike path or park in Beach Lot 9, just south of Lot 10. The self-pay machine in Lot 9 allows payment for either all-day or two-hour parking.

Big Blue Bus Campus Expansion (1620 Sixth St.)

No public parking at the eastside of Sixth Street (South of Colorado), March 3, 2008 to Aug. 25, 2009: No parking along, and no pedestrian access to west sidewalk of Seventh Street, between Colorado and Olympic Boulevard. March 16, 2009 to June 12, 2009. No parking along, and no pedestrian access to south sidewalk of Colorado, between Sixth and Seventh streets.

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Traffic from the I-10 Freeway will be directed to avoid Colorado by either using Pico Boulevard or east-west streets north of Colorado. This work will start in January 2008 and is scheduled for completion in May 2009. A minor detour will be set up in one eastbound lane at Second Street. Pedestrian access around the work area will be maintained.

Traffic Signal Upgrade

Work to repair and upgrade traffic signal equipment at the intersection of Second Street and Broadway may require occasional traffic and pedestrian delays during work hours (7:30 a.m.—5 p.m.). Crews will be painting traffic and pedestrian stripes on the street pavement for short durations during the week of Sept. 29 at the following locations: Seventh Street and San Vicente, 26th Street and San Vicente, Fifth Street and Lincoln Boulevard and 28th Street and Ocean Park Boulevard.

East Colorado Improvement Project

Pedestrian and neighborhood traffic improvements on Colorado Avenue between 20th Street and Centinela Avenue. Streets will be reduced to one lane both east and west bound from 20th Street to 26th Street. Some parking lanes will be removed during various construction phases. Pedestrian walkways will also be reduced during the construction period.

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Street and Park Lighting Project

Potholing, asphalt patching, and underground electrical conduit installation by boring/drilling on Main Street from Ocean Park to Pico boulevards. until Dec. 3, 2008. Please follow posted detour signs. One lane may be closed as needed.

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This project will entail repainting and maintenance repairs of the existing downtown parking structures (1 through 6). Construction is currently underway on Parking Structures 2-5. The various locations are as follows: (Parking Structure 2 — 1235 Second St., Parking Structure 3 — 1318 Fourth St., Parking Structure 4 — 1321 Second St., and Parking Structure 5 — 1440 Fourth St.). Possible detours are anticipated. Please follow posted detours signs. There may be a lane reduction on southbound Fourth (south of Wilshire) between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. All travel directions will be maintained. This work may temporarily affect a maximum of 25 parking spaces at all parking structures.


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and owners of high-priced beach-front homes, coastal erosion in any form is usually a one-way trip. Man-made techniques such as beach nourishment — whereby sand is dredged from off-shore sources and deposited along otherwise vanishing beaches — may slow the process, but nothing short of global cooling or some other major geomorphic change will stop it altogether. According to Stephen Leatherman (“Dr. Beach”) of the National Healthy Beaches Campaign, beach erosion is defined by the actual removal of sand from a beach to deeper water offshore or alongshore into inlets, tidal shoals and bays. Such erosion can result from any number of factors, including the simple inundation of the land by rising sea levels resulting from the melting of the polar ice caps. Leatherman cites U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that between 80 and 90 percent of the sandy beaches along America’s coastlines have been eroding for decades. In many of these cases, individual beaches may be losing only a few inches per year, but in some cases the problem is much worse. The outer coast of Louisiana, which Leatherman refers to as “the erosion ‘hot spot’ of the U.S.,” is losing some 50 feet of beach every year. Of particular concern is the effect climate change, which not only causes sea levels to

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rise but also increases the severity and possibly the frequency of harsh storms, has on beach erosion. “While sea level rise sets the conditions for landward displacement of the shore, coastal storms supply the energy to do the ‘geologic work’ by moving the sand off and along the beach,” writes Leatherman on his DrBeach.org website. “Therefore, beaches are greatly influenced by the frequency and magnitude of storms along a particular shoreline.” Besides collectively lowering our greenhouse gas emissions substantially, there is little that individuals — let alone coastal landowners — can do to stop beach erosion. Building a bulkhead or seawall along one or a few coastal properties may protect homes from damaging storm waves for a few years, but could end up doing more harm than good. “Bulkheads and seawalls may accelerate beach erosion by reflecting wave energy off the facing wall, impacting adjacent property owners as well,” writes Leatherman, adding that such structures along retreating shorelines eventually cause diminished beach width and even loss. Other larger scale techniques like beach nourishment may have better track records, at least in terms of slowing or delaying beach erosion, but are expensive enough as to warrant massive taxpayer expenditures. In the early 1980s, the city of Miami spent some $65 million adding sand to a 10-mile stretch of fast-eroding shoreline. Not only did the effort stave off erosion, it helped revitalize the tony South Beach neighborhood and rescue hotels, restaurants and shops there that cater to the rich and famous. Want to get down to earth? Submit questions to earthtalk@emagazine.com.

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Local composer has several projects in air FROM CP PAGE 3 opened for Depeche Mode on tour. Early in his freelancing career, Burgomaster worked with several renowned composers, assisting programming for Danny Elfman and Christopher Young. Itching to move away from assisting, Burgomaster took on his first real television project, scoring the “Growing Pains” reunion movie in 2004. The Disney Channel came calling soon thereafter. His first project with the children’s TV network was the movie “Halloweentown High,” followed by episodes of “Phil of the Future.” In 2007, Burgomaster was recruited to take over the music for “Hannah Montana.” Burgomaster said there is little creative flexibility on shows like “Hannah Montana” that have already established its sound. But having a regular gig allows the musician to

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Few stick to routine FROM STUDY PAGE 3 All of the patients were getting optimal medical care, with more than 90 percent on an ideal mix of medicines. Those who needed them also had implanted heart devices to maintain good rhythm. They were randomly placed in two groups — one given usual care and the other usual care plus an exercise training program. Exercisers were given 36 supervised training sessions lasting half an hour three times a week. After 18 such sessions, they were given a treadmill or an exercise bike to use at home, for five 40-minute sessions each week. Three months into the study, only half were exercising at least three times a week for 40 minutes. After one year, only onefourth were exercising five times a week. The fact so few stuck with the exercise program made it difficult to show a positive result, O’Connor said. There were 796 deaths or hospitalizations among those getting usual care and 759 in the exercise group — a statistical draw. However, after doctors adjusted for fac-

pursue other side projects, such as performing with his band at The Brig in Venice and working on a jazz album. The turnaround to score TV shows is just a few days. Movies can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months, depending on the amount of music involved. Movies also allow more creative freedom. Aside from “Hannah Montana,” Burgomaster has several other projects set to air in the next few months, including “Snow 2,” an ABC Family movie that stars Tom Cavanagh, and a television show about the Jonas Brothers. Whether it’s scoring a children’s television show or performing with his band, music provides an outlet through which Burgomaster said he can express himself. “For me there’s nothing I love more than examining my creativity,” he said. “Where it comes from, I don’t know.” melodyh@smdp.com

tors like how long people were able to tolerate exercise, how badly damaged their hearts were and rates of depression, they did find a modest but significant benefit for exercise. “It’s disappointing,” said Dr. Robert Eckel, a former heart association president and an exercise specialist at the University of Colorado at Denver. “You cannot make strong conclusions about subgroups.” Insurers now do not pay for exercise training for people with heart failure, and “this study is not going to help” convince them to start, Eckel said. “We all would have liked to see a huge benefit to exercise,” said Dr. Lawton Cooper, medical officer at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, which paid for the study. Still, for most people, “it is worth your while,” Cooper said. “We know there are all kinds of benefits of exercise.” Among them: quality-of-life improvements, said Dr. Ann Bolger, a heart failure specialist at the University of California in San Francisco. “Just the fact that it’s safe is a huge deal,” she said. “Patients want to be in control and to be active,” and this shows them they can.

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★★★★ You cannot escape, no matter what. You have certain obligations, if not responsibilities, that scream at you. Exaggeration and possibilities go with the territory. Stay centered on your feelings. Don't let your mind take over and go on autopilot. Tonight: Could be late.

★★★★ Knowing what you want can be instrumental in making the right plans and deciding which path to take. Your nerves could be frayed if you try to fight change, be it new technology or new approaches. Tonight: At home.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★★ Some of you might not be able to or want to focus on the mundane, nor are you supposed to. Let your mind wander and create new scenarios, different ideas and better approaches. Tonight: Think "holiday cards" for those out of town. Catch up on news.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ A partner has a very strong impact on you. You might not be sure about your choices and what you need. Work on a project and get past limited thinking. Listen to others' ideas. Tonight: Two minds work better than one.

★★★★★ Talk up a storm and ask questions. Listen to the unexpected and use this new insight to get past a problem. A friend is always stern these days; why should he or she be anymore? Tonight: Chat up a storm.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★ Your finances color your day. The unexpected realization and actions could define a new opening. Avoid impulsiveness if you are to stay secure. Revise your attitude toward spending. Tonight: Take a hard look at your budget.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) CANCER (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ Others dominate, but if you can listen more, you will come out on top. You might see profound changes in a key loved one or associate. Honor them. Tonight: Many suggestions come forward.

★★★★★ You are on prime time and have the energy to clear out a lot. Stay light and easy with people in general. An element of unpredictability races through your day. Be willing to adjust to news rather than get locked on one issue. Tonight: Beam in what you want.

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★★★ Don't push too hard to get past a conversation. Listen and learn where others are coming from. Notice the good will that surrounds you. Anything is possible if you open up. Follow your instincts with daily work. Tonight: Relax and work for the moment.

★★★★ Take your time making a decision. There might be new information coming forward that you should listen to. Sometimes you are so into your ideas, it is hard to hear. You pull the financial wild card. Tonight: Take a needed night for yourself.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ Review a situation more carefully. View open doors from a distance, yet with more ingenuity. Listen and be aware of your potential. Optimism surrounds the worst of situations. Listen to news. Tonight: So what if it is Monday? You can go out on the town.

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PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ Your instincts come into play. You just might feel the need to head in another direction, as you know you are right. Discomfort could earmark a friendship that appears to be changing. Tonight: Where people are.

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

This year you feel empowered and are capable of tremendous change and growth. Manifest more of what you desire. Your financial choices show strength and transformation. Listen to news with an open mind, but accept facts only once they are confirmed. Bosses make demands that often cause you to make personal adjustments. Learning to juggle the different aspects of your life remains important and significant. If you are single, you will meet people with ease come 2009. Suddenly your world and its choices will open up. Check out a suitor with care. You don't need to settle.

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Sudoku

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Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty level ranges from ★ (easiest) to ★★★★★ (hardest).

The Meaning of Lila

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GETTING STARTED There are many strategies to solving Sudoku. One way to begin is to examine each 3x3 grid and figure out which numbers are missing. Then, based on the other numbers in the row and column of each blank cell, find which of the missing numbers will work. Eliminating numbers will eventually lead you to the answer.

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■ Bridgeport, Conn., police arrested Michael Smith, 47, in October for breaking into Holy Ghost Deliverance Church. Smith explained that he was passing the church, spotted a drum set through a window, and could not restrain himself from trying it out. According to a Boston Globe report, officers found Smith “in a spirited solo after the church’s alarm system went off.” ■ Merle Sorenson, 48, had to be rescued from the Columbia River near Quincy, Wash., in October, where he nearly drowned after driving his Humvee off of a boat launch. He told the rescuers that he was trying to clean his tires and wanted to see how far he could drive the vehicle into the water but still be able to back out. ■ In August, an employment tribunal in Glasgow, Scotland, rejected the age-discrimination charge by 16-year-old Darren Mirren, whose complaint was that the Spotless Commercial Cleaning Co. in Glasgow, about a 20-minute ride from Mirren’s home, had turned him down for a job because he didn’t show up for a scheduled interview. Mirren implied that a person of his age could not be expected to find an address unless they gave him directions.

TODAY IN HISTORY The presidential election was turned over to the U.S. House of Representatives when a deadlock developed between John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, William H. Crawford and Henry Clay. (Adams ended up the winner.) The Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis closed after seven months and some 20 million visitors. the first drive-in automobile service station, built by Gulf Refining Company opened in Pittsburgh. the Navy flew the first nonrigid dirigible to use helium; the C-7 traveled from Hampton Roads, Va., to Washington, D.C. the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Flower Drum Song” opened on Broadway.

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PRESCHOOL TEACHER AA degree or higher, in ECE/CD or related field w/3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting; min 105 hrs. of prog growth hrs completed under guidance of prof growth advisor. Must have Child Dev. Teacher Permit; Send resume to Stepping Stones Child Care, 2527 25th St., Santa Monica, Ca. 90405. Bilingual (English & Spanish a plus). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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DBAS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081975616 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ROBIN'S JUST RIGHT BAKED GOODS, 2800 NEILSON WAY, #516, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405, COUNTY OF LA. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ROBIN M. SHERRY, 2800 NEILSON WAY, #516, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405 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)12/20/2006. /s/: ROBIN M. SHERRY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/07/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081960719 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LISA LAWRENCE; LAWRENCE CONSULTING SOLUTIONS, 2913 3RD ST, UNIT 206, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : LISA LAWRENCE, 2913

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3RD ST, UNIT 206, 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/: LISA LAWRENCE This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/5/2008. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008

WELLNESS CENTER, INC., 4545 E. CESAR E. CHAVEZ STE. # 1-I LOS ANGELES, CA 90022. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : EL OLIVO WELLNESS CENTER, INC. 4545 E. CESAR E. CHAVEZ STE. # 1-I LOS ANGELES, CA 90022 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/: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/5/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008

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commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)12/1/2008. /s/: CINDY VANDENBULCKE This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/21/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081938125 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as J & K INTERNATIONAL, 9135 CRANFORD AVE. ARLETA, CA 91331. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CARLOS A. ESCOBAR 9135 CRANFORD AVE. ARLETA, CA 91331 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 A. ESCOBAR This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 10/31/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081946070 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as HIGHLITE SOUND & LIGHTING, 5813 AGRA ST. BELL GARDENS, CA 90201. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : SERGIO HERNANDEZ JR. 5813 AGRA ST. BELL GARDENS, CA 90201 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 HERNANDEZ JR. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/03/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081944473 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as A 2 Z TOBACCO & MARKET, 1101 E. COMPTON BLVD. #H COMPTON, CA 90221. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : REZEK RAGAB 1101 E. COMPTON BLVD. #H COMPTON, CA 90221 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/: REZEK RAGAB This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/03/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081961266 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CINDY'S MINI MARKET, 5501 S. BROADWAY LOS ANGELES, CA 90037. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MARGARITA RAMIREZ 343 W. 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/: MARGARITA RAMIREZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/5/08. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081960364 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EL OLIVO

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081975615 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as M. AMANUENSIS SHARKCHILD; ARMORED PUBLISHING; SHARKCHILD; ARMORED BOOKS, 1843 7TH ST., APT 4, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401, COUNTY OF LA. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : MATTHEW ALLEN HAHN, 1843 7TH ST., APT 4, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 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/: MATTHEW ALLEN HAHN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/7/2008. 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 11/10/2008, 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081995797 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ROYAL CLEANING SERVICES, 3321 TECUMSEH AVE. LYNWOOD, CA 90262. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : BRYAN ACEVES 3321 TECUMSEH AVE. LYNWOOD, CA 90262 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/: BRYAN ACEVES This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/12/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081888497 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as NUKREATIONS, 3050 FLOWER ST. WALNUT PARK, CA 90255. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : NANCY UNZUETA 3050 FLOWER ST. WALNUT PARK, CA 90255 MICAELA UNZUETA 3050 FLOWER ST. WALNUT PARK, CA 90255 This Business is being conducted by, a general partnership. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date). /s/: NANCY UNZUETA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/13/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081986969 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as MOGUL ENTERPRISES, 1264 9TH STREET, #3, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401, COUNTY OF LA. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JOE CLINTON SMITH, 1264 9TH STREET, #3, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 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/: JOE CLINTON SMITH This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/10/2008. 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).

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082004805 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as R.D. TRUCKING, 2239 S. REDONDO BLVD . LOS ANGELES, CA 90016. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : RUBEN DIAZ A 2239 S. REDONDO BLVD . LOS ANGELES, CA 90016 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/: RUBEN DIAZ A This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/13/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082003710 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as EL JARDIN GARDENING AND LANDSCAPING, 6315 KESTER AVE. #11 VAN NUYS, CA 91411. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ARISTIDEZ ALCANTAR AREVALO 6315 KESTER AVE. #11 VAN NUYS, CA 91411 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/: ARISTIDEZ ALCANTAR AREVALO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/13/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081978640 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SECOND CHANCE CHRISTIAN CENTER, 1088 AVENIDA LOMITA SAN DIMAS, CA 91773. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ALBERT VALDIVIA 1088 AVENIDA LOMITA SAN DIMAS, CA 91773 DOLORES VALDIVIA 1088 AVENIDA LOMITA SAN DIMAS, CA 91773 This Business is being conducted by, a general partnership. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: DOLORES VALDIVIA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/7/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081978469 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LIZARRAGA REALTY, 5307 E. BEVERLY BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90022. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : GUADALUPE LIZARRAGA 5307 E. BEVERLY BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90022 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/: GUADALUPE LIZARRAGA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/7/08. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081978470 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as LIZARRAGA NOTARY & TAX SERVICE, 5307 E. BEVERLY BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90022. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : GUADALUPE LIZARRAGA 5307 E. BEVERLY BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90022 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/: GUADALUPE LIZARRAGA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/07/08. 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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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081880203 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ARC ARTEL DESIGN STUDIO; ARTEL DESIGN STUDIO, 520 BROADWAY, SUITE 350, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ALEX PROTASEVICH, 4133 S. REDWOOD AVENUE, #2003, LOS ANGELES, CA 90066 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/: ALEX PROTASEVICH This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 10/22/2008. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082003602 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ECOSAFE SERVICES, 7765 W. 91ST ST, #A1119, PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293 (COUNTY OF LA). The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JOHN D. MORA, 7765 W. 91ST ST, #A1119, PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293; ENRIQUE CARLOS, 7765 W. 91ST ST, #A1119, PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293, SUSAN R. MORA, 7765 W. 91ST ST, #A1119, PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293 This Business is being conducted by, a general partnership. Signed: Registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed herein.. /s/: JOHN D. MORA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/13/2008. 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 11/17/2008, 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082064029 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as IMPACT XIX UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL , 9737 CHARNOCK AVE, SUITE 5, LOS ANGELES, CA 90034; PO BOX 341225, LOS ANGELES, CA 90034. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : PRINCETON HUMMINGWAY, 9737 CHARNOCK AVE, SUITE 5, LOS ANGELES, CA 90034 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/: PRINCETON HUMMINGWAY This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/21/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082064028 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as YOKO YOKO BEAUTY BAR, AI #/ON 3033028, 1872 SOUTH SEPULVEDA, UNIT 2, LOS ANGELES, CA 90025. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : KARADA SPA INC, 1872 SOUTH SEPULVEDA, UNIT 2, LOS ANGELES, CA 90025 This Business is being conducted by, a corporation. Signed: The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed on (Date)11/21/2008. /s/: YOKO SENESAC, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/21/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082064027 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CAREER VENTURES; DBA CINDY VANDENBULCKE, 15760 VENTURA BLVD., SUITE 700, ENCINCO, CA 91436, COUNTY OF LA; 1054 18TH ST, SANTA MONICA, CA 90403. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : CINDY VANDENBULCKE, 1054 18TH ST, SANTA MONICA, CA 90403 This Business is being conducted by, an individual. Signed: The registrant

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082013601 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ISIS 6, 102 OLIVE ST GLENDALE, CA 91206. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : STEPHANIE RUANO 102 OLIVE ST 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/: STEPHANIE RUANO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/14/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082013681 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as JC TECHNOLOGY, 1807 1/2 SOUTH BERENDO ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90006. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JACOBO MARTINEZ 1807 1/2 SOUTH BERENDO ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90006 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)3/27/2008. /s/: JACOBO MARTINEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/14/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20081961155 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as JV MAINTENANCE SERVICES, JV HANDYMAN SERVICES, 2829 N. GLENOAKS BLVD. #106 BUBANK, CA 91504. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JOSE VILLA 2829 N. GLENOAKS BLVD. #106 BUBANK, CA 91504 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/: JOSE VILLA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/5/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082025392 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as CATUNES AND MULTIMEDIA, 7321 S. ALAMEDA ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90001. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : EDUARDO VALDIVIA 2741 IOWA AVE. SOUTH GATE, CA 90280 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/: EDUARDO VALDIVIA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/17/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082026507 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as BABY'S NUTRITION, 1843 W. IMPERIAL HWY. LOS ANGELES, CA 90044. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : EVA ELIZABETH CRUZ 1347 W. 90TH ST. LOS AN-

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082054339 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GLOBETROTTER TRAVEL NEWHALL, 24300 MAIN ST. NEWHALL, CA 91321. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ESCOTO AND ASSOCIATES, INC. 24300 MAIN ST. NEWHALL, CA 91321 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/: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/20/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082025162 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as JOHNSON'S NAIL, 13415 AVALOS BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90061. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : THUY THI TRAN 13521 WASHINGTON AVE. HAWTHORNE, CA 90250 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/: THUY THI TRAN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/17/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082041664 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SOSA DISTRIBUTION, 512 S. BONNIE BRAE #301 LOS ANGELES, CA 90057. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JOSE DONATILO SOSA 512 S. BONNIE BRAE #301 LOS ANGELES, CA 90057 JOSE LUIS TZUL 240 W. 51ST 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/: JOSE DONATILO SOSA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/19/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082045419 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as DIVA AUTO SALES, 2808 E. FLORENCE AVE. WALNUT PARK, CA 90255. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : SANDRA CAMACHO 2808 E. FLORENCE AVE. WALNUT PARK, CA 90255 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/: SANDRA CAMACHO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/19/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082040829 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SO CAL WIRED, 333 W. 131ST ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90061. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ANTHONY JOHNSON 333 W. 131ST ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90061 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/: ANTHONY JOHNSON This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/19/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082054264 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ALJORI, 775 PATTERSON AVE. GLENDALE, CA 91202. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : ALLEN ADOVSHIAN 775 PATTERSON AVE. GLENDALE, CA 91202 RITA KOUSHIAN 775 PATTERSON AVE. GLENDALE, CA 91202 JOJO 4455 BEAUVAIS ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90065 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/: ALLEN ADOVSHIAN This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/20/08. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082003693 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as JOHN ANDREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, 220 BAY ST, #112, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : JOHN A. DOMINGUEZ, 220 BAY ST, #112, 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/: JOHN A. DOMINGUEZ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/13/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082025428 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as NATURALLY HARRISON, 2728 ARIZONA AVENUE, APT 4, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401, COUNTY OF LA. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : HARRISON WILLS, 2728 ARIZONA AVENUE, APT 4, SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 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/: HARRISON WILLS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/17/2008. 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 11/24/2008, 12/1/2008, 12/8/2008, 12/15/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES STATEMENT FILE NO. 20082064026 FIRST FILING. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ELLIS CONSULTANCY, 2461 SANTA MONICA BLVD., SUITE #530, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404. The full name of registrant(s) is/are : STEVEN DAVID ELLIS, 2461 SANTA MONICA BLVD., SUITE #530, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404 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/: STEVEN DAVID ELLIS This statement was filed with the County Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on 11/21/08. 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

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