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03.26.20 | PASADENAWEEKLY.COM | GREATER PASADENA’S FREE NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

USICAL SAMURAI BI-CULTURAL GUITARIST GOH KUROSAWA SWINGS A MEAN AXE BY CHRISTOPHER NYERGES

NEWS

'UNCHARTED TERRITORY'

COVID-19 forces restaurants to furlough staff and turn to delivery and take-out

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DINING

THE NEW NORMAL (PART 1) Take-out quality varies widely

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IT'S ABOUT 'TIME' Their tour's canceled but Mustangs of the West celebrate new album anyway

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Opinion.................................................................. 3 Letters....................................................... 4

Guest Opinion.............................................. 5

News....................................................................... 6 ‘Uncharted Territory’ COVID-19 forces restaurants to furlough staff and turn to delivery and take-out to make ends meet. — Matt Rodriguez and Kevin Uhrich

Fact vs. Fiction Ten misconceptions about the 1918 flu, the “greatest pandemic in history.” — Richard Gunderman

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‘Tip of the Iceberg’ Caltech trustee David Ho says solution could be two years away; calls lack of COVID-19 testing “embarrassing” and “an outright failure in leadership.” — Lori Dajose

Dining................................................................... 10 Arts & Culture....................................................... 12 Into the Night............................................ 13

Calendar....................................................14

Classifieds............................................................ 16 COVER IMAGE: Photo of Goh Kurosawa courtesy of the artist

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WHEN EVERY VOTE DOESN'T COUNT

Jesse Wegman’s ‘Let the People Pick the President’ argues against the Electoral College

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DAMN YOU, CORONAVIRUS

Theatrical, musical and cultural institutions go on unwanted holiday due to COVID-19 threat

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SURVIVING CORONAVIRUS School closings, sports event cancellations, food hoarding . . . We live in a new coronavirus-induced world. Yet some personal health facts remain unchanged. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers good advice for preventing community spread and personal infection: apply social distancing, sanitize surfaces, wash your hands, don’t touch your face. But, there’s more . . . Does anyone wonder why uncounted numbers of infected people develop no symptoms and only 20 percent of symptomatic people require hospitalization? It’s because they have an effective immune system able to fight off the virus. But the CDC does not talk about that, perhaps for fear of offending powerful animal food industries. Fortunately, good advice on boosting our immune system is readily available on the internet from trusted sources like WebMD and Healthline. And the advice is always the same: * Increase consumption of fruits and vegetables, including citrus fruits and leafy greens * Refrain from dairy, other fatty animal products, and sugar-laden foods * Maintain daily exercise of 30-60 minutes * Minimize your stress level and get adequate sleep Did I mention that this advice works great for all other nasty bugs as well? ~VICTOR CASTANZA VIA EMAIL

The president is supposed to protect and defend the Constitution and the people — never to attack them! He must answer the people’s call and give them the medical supplies and answers they are pleading for. This is no time for him to bark with anger at the people and tell them, “...the federal government is not a shipping clerk.” OK, well, Mr. President, the White House is not the set of a reality show or one of your casinos. With all those portraits of presidents past in the White House, you are sitting in the shadow of a greatness which you cannot ever hope to achieve! ~PHILIP A. LEFCOURT PASADENA

DEFINITION OF INSANITY

Re: “PW rides along with Pasadena Police Department’s Homeless OutreachPsychiatric Evaluation team,” March 11 I read the sad article of how Registered Nurse Guillermo Vasquez and Officer Donovan Jones are reaching out to the homeless. I personally reported to City Manager Steve Mermell the situation with Amanda Ross who is homeless and in a wheelchair. Apparently he did follow up as your article

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seems to bear out. The problem is that the city leaders, outreach workers, police, etc use the same talking points. They all restate that they cannot enforce panhandling because it is not illegal. They cannot force people with severe mental and/or physical conditions into shelter. Your article states that Vasquez is frustrated because so many refuse help. But they will keep trying, hoping that things will change. This is almost verbatim what I was told by Mr. Mermell. Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different is the definition of insanity. Does the city really believe that at some point the homeless will have a miraculous revelation and start accepting help? Anyone can see this is just wishful thinking. The city needs to evaluate those in mental and physical distress and start placing them into shelters or medical facilities. We are in the midst of a corona virus and those who are positive don’t have the choice to accept or deny help. They are quarantined. This should be a wake up call to all of us. Hopefully we will eventually get past the coronavirus pandemic, but if we don’t learn from this we will just be waiting for the next pandemic of typhoid or some other fatal disease because we were more worried about the feelings of the homeless rather than protecting our community. ~WILLIAM MASTREANO PASADENA

SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

In dealing with climate change, the small stuff matters too! Is anyone else appalled by the long rolls of paper that come with every CVS receipt? Where is there a climate change consciousness and environmental responsibility?

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PAPARIAN WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FROM MAYOR TORNEK OVER TORNEK’S ABSENCE FROM CRITICAL MEETING ON CITY’S RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

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othing tests a person’s character or judgment like a crisis. My parents taught me this. The day after Pearl Harbor, my father enlisted in the Marines and my mother joined the Red Cross. As idealistic teenagers, they answered a call to duty that, happily, also led to their meeting and falling in love in a military hospital. Years later, while serving as a Pasadena Mayor and City Council member, I always kept their example of selfless duty in mind as I conducted the public’s business. That’s why I am so disappointed in the astounding lack of judgment, moral character and civic leadership demonstrated by our current Mayor Terry Tornek. When the city needed him the most, he was AWOL. The crisis that has exposed these flaws, of course, is the coronavirus. Unlike the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, everyone has seen COVID-19 coming for weeks. Yet, amazingly, while officials from Pasadena to Washington, DC were scrambling to keep citizens safe, Tornek announced on March 2 he would keep his plans for a 10-day junket to our “sister city” in Senegal. As one of Tornek’s supporters during the primary, I sent him an email urging him to postpone the trip and instead go to Washington to lobby for coronavirus emergency funding and supplies for our Health Department. He never responded to that suggestion and — the day after chairing a council meeting during which health officials laid out the coming crisis in chilling detail — instead went on that ceremonial trip for 10 days just when Pasadena needed his leadership the most. While he sent out occasional press releases saying he was “closely monitoring” the situation from 6,300 miles away, his actions — or lack of them — showed otherwise. As his colleagues frantically tried to arrange a special meeting over the March 14-15 weekend, he repeatedly told them he would be unavailable, delaying the meeting and wasting precious time. When the council, in his absence, arranged for a special meeting on March 17 to ratify the city manager’s emergency declaration, Tornek was nowhere to be found. Minutes of the special meeting, where the council approved a number of emergency measures, will forever show our mayor was MIA for these crucial votes. Unfortunately, Tornek’s civic recklessness didn’t stop there. After he returned home from intercontinental travel, he refused to go into self-quarantine, as advised by national, state and our own Pasadena health experts. Instead, eager to “inoculate” himself from any public criticism, Tornek joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger at a televised press conference, potentially exposing them and everyone else to COVID-19. I am not alone in expressing outrage over Tornek’s irresponsible, let-them-eat-cake behavior during perhaps our greatest crisis. This isn’t political. This transcends politics. I supported Tornek in the primary election, and I’m shocked and appalled at his brazen dereliction of duty. What we’ve needed is good, old-fashioned leadership by example — the kind that I learned through example from my parents, by training when I was a young Marine NCO and during 12 years of public service, including two years sitting in the mayor’s chair. By any measure, military or civilian, Terry Tornek has failed the most important leadership test brought on by this unprecedented crisis. Based on this, and after careful consideration and discussion with my wife Sona, I have decided to withdraw my endorsement of Mayor Tornek for the run-off election. We will be supporting his opponent, who was one of two council members who actually showed up in person for the special meeting. I am switching for one reason alone: Tornek has failed miserably to set the proper example as the current elected leader of our city. When we needed him most, Terry Tornek didn’t show up. n 03.26.20 | PASADENA WEEKLY 5


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‘UNCHARTED TERRITORY’ COVID-19 FORCES RESTAURANTS TO FURLOUGH STAFF AND TURN TO DELIVERY AND TAKE-OUT TO MAKE ENDS MEET BY MATT RODRIGUEZ AND KEVIN UHRICH

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t may seem like the end of the world, now that even more restrictive emergency measures aimed at battling a quickly spreading coronavirus have been ordered by Gov. Gavin Newsom, as well as Los Angeles County and Pasadena leaders. But Pasadena businesses — primarily the city’s bread-and- butter dining industry and its thriving health and fitness merchants — aren’t licked yet, said Pasadena Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Paul Little. “Everyone, individuals, businesses, nonprofits and health care providers, are being strained by the epidemic,” Little noted in a message emailed to members on Thursday. “While absolutely necessary to ensure the health of our residents, closure orders for restaurants, entertainment venues, meeting spaces, fitness studios and more are having a drastic and negative impact on our business community and their employees,” Little wrote. The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, as of March 23, had infected 332,930 people and killed 14,510 in countries around the world. Italy recently surpassed China with the most deaths at 5,476. The United States had 33,404 cases and 400 deaths from coronavirus. In California, there were 1,733 confirmed cases and 27 deaths. In Los Angeles County, there were 536 cases and seven deaths, with six confirmed infections in Pasadena. Governor Gavin Newsom warned that more than 25 million Californians may become infected. In an attempt to “flatten the curve” and stem the spread of the virus, the nation, state and county have implemented “stay at home” orders for millions. Many of these restrictions have severely dampened revenue for many businesses, especially restaurants, a mainstay of Pasadena’s economy. The “Safer at Home” order implemented by Los Angeles County health officials forces restaurants to close their dining rooms and to only serve take-out orders and offer delivery service. This has led restaurants, such as Raymond 1886, to dramatically change their business and cut staff. “We just started it. we traditionally have not been a delivery and take-out,” said Rob Levy, who owns the restaurant with his wife, Leslie Levy. Their business has lost revenue because of the restrictions, forcing them to furlough 42 employees, some of whom have been working at the restaurant for decades. “We have basically four employees right now,” said Leslie. “We have two managers that we’re keeping on and two chefs, and that’s it.” Even businesses, such as the Green Street Restaurant in the South Lake Avenue Business District, which have offered delivery in the past, are struggling with the repercussions of COVID-19. Green Street Restaurant operated on essentially three income sources: dining, catering and take-out/delivery. 6 PASADENA WEEKLY | 03.26.20

Now the restaurant relies on the sole income of take-out/delivery. “Mom and pops especially run very tight to the vest and then your cash is yanked out from underneath you... it’s very, very difficult” said Michael Hawkins, one of the restaurant’s owners. Even though the business is going through a rough patch, Hawkins and his partners still try to take care of their staff, spreading the hours around the cooks and staff so their employees can still make some money. They also gave their staff a $50 food voucher for the restaurant. While these restaurants try to make it, many of their patrons and customers have supported them by buying gift cards to use after the restrictions are lifted. “People are buying gift certificates to use later on down the road, just as a sign of support,” said Kathleen Meymarian, owner of Kathleen’s on North Lake Avenue. Meymarian has taken similar steps to Hawkins’, cutting back on staff but still trying to keep as many of her employees as possible on the job. Even with the reduction of operation costs, Meymarian and the other restaurants are still fearful that they will have to close their doors. She echoes the same concerns many other restaurants have voiced during this unparalleled period. “We’ve been here for 38 years and we’ve never seen anything like this — this is uncharted territory,” said Meymarian. “We are definitely stressed out and fearful. We’re just hoping with reduced staff and operating costs and with [the revenue] that’s coming in will be able to sustain us, so we can keep the doors open. We’re not sure yet, but we’re very hopeful — but, again, we’re extremely scared.” The prospect of closing is a very possible reality for restaurants if they do not receive enough support at this time. “The hope is we continue to encourage people to patronize and support the businesses they have always patronized and supported, in one way or another,” Little said. “Even if they are not open, you can buy a gift card now and that may mean they open up for customers again when these orders are lifted.” In neighboring Glendale, which also has a thriving restaurant component to its municipal economy, leaders are reaching out to their constituents and others to help merchants survive the pandemic. “Dine-in food service is currently prohibited, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still order your favorite meals for pick up or delivery,” recently elected City Councilman Ardy Kassakhian wrote in an email. Kassakhian formerly served as Glendale’s city clerk, an elected post in that community. “Many of the restaurants in our city rely on our support to stay in business, and I encourage you to support the same restaurants during this time,” he wrote. n


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TEN MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE 1918 FLU, THE ‘GREATEST PANDEMIC IN HISTORY’ BY RICHARD GUNDERMAN

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andemic: It’s a scary word. But the world has seen pandemics before, and worse ones, too. Consider the influenza pandemic of 1918, often referred to erroneously as the “Spanish flu.” Misconceptions about it may be fueling unfounded fears about COVID-19, and now is an especially good time to correct them. In the pandemic of 1918, between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, representing as much as 5 percent of the world’s population. Half a billion people were infected. Especially remarkable was the 1918 flu’s predilection for taking the lives of otherwise healthy young adults, as opposed to children and the elderly, who usually suffer most. Some have called it the greatest pandemic in history. The 1918 flu pandemic has been a regular subject of speculation over the last century. Historians and scientists have advanced numerous hypotheses regarding its origin, spread and consequences. As a result, many harbor misconceptions about it. By correcting these 10 misconceptions, everyone can better understand what actually happened and help mitigate COVID-19’s toll. 1. The pandemic originated in Spain No one believes the so-called “Spanish flu” originated in Spain. The pandemic likely acquired this nickname because of World War I, which was in full swing at the time. The major countries involved in the war were keen to avoid encouraging their enemies, so reports of the extent of the flu were suppressed in Germany, Austria, France, the United Kingdom and the US. By contrast, neutral Spain had no need to keep the flu under wraps. That created the false impression that Spain was bearing the brunt of the disease. In fact, the geographic origin of the flu is debated to this day, though hypotheses have suggested East Asia, Europe and even Kansas. 2. The pandemic was the result of a “super-virus” The 1918 flu spread rapidly, killing 25 million people in just the first six months. This led some to fear the end of mankind, and has long fueled the supposition that the strain of influenza was particularly lethal. However, more recent study suggests that the virus itself, though more lethal than other strains, was not fundamentally different from those that caused epidemics in other years. Much of the high death rate can be attributed to crowding in military camps and urban environments, as well as poor nutrition and sanitation, which suffered during wartime. It’s now thought that many of the deaths were due to the development of bacterial pneumonias in lungs weakened by influenza. 3. The first wave of the pandemic was most lethal Actually, the initial wave of deaths from the pandemic in the first half of 1918 was relatively low. It was in the second wave, from October through December of that year, that the highest death rates were observed. A third wave in spring of 1919 was more lethal than the first but less so than the second. Scientists now believe that the marked increase in deaths in the second wave was caused by conditions that favored the spread of a deadlier strain. People with mild cases stayed home, but those with severe cases were often crowded together in hospitals and camps, increasing transmission of a more lethal form of the virus. 4. The virus killed most people who were infected with it In fact, the vast majority of the people who contracted the 1918 flu survived. National death rates among the infected generally did not exceed 20 percent. However, death rates varied among different groups. In the US, deaths were particularly high among Native American populations, perhaps due to lower rates of exposure to past strains of influenza. In some cases, entire Native communities were wiped out. Of course, even a 20 percent death rate vastly exceeds a typical flu, which kills less than 1 percent of those infected.

5. Therapies of the day had little impact on the disease No specific anti-viral therapies were available during the 1918 flu. That’s still largely true today, where most medical care for the flu aims to support patients, rather than cure them. One hypothesis suggests that many flu deaths could actually be attributed to aspirin poisoning. Medical authorities at the time recommended large doses of aspirin of up to 30 grams per day. Today, about four grams would be considered the maximum safe daily dose. Large doses of aspirin can lead to many of the pandemic’s symptoms, including bleeding. However, death rates seem to have been equally high in some places in the world where aspirin was not so readily available, so the debate continues. 6. The pandemic dominated the day’s news Public health officials, law enforcement officers and politicians had reasons to underplay the severity of the 1918 flu, which resulted in less coverage in the press. In addition to the fear that full disclosure might embolden enemies during wartime, they wanted to preserve public order and avoid panic. However, officials did respond. At the height of the pandemic, quarantines were instituted in many cities. Some were forced to restrict essential services, including police and fire. 7. The pandemic changed the course of World War I It’s unlikely that the flu changed the outcome of World War I, because combatants on both sides of the battlefield were relatively equally affected. However, there is little doubt that the war profoundly influenced the course of the pandemic. Concentrating millions of troops created ideal circumstances for the development of more aggressive strains of the virus and its spread around the globe. 8. Widespread immunization ended the pandemic Immunization against the flu was not practiced in 1918, and thus played no role in ending the pandemic. Exposure to prior strains of the flu may have offered some protection. For example, soldiers who had served in the military for years suffered lower rates of death than new recruits. In addition, the rapidly mutating virus likely evolved over time into less lethal strains. This is predicted by models of natural selection. Because highly lethal strains kill their host rapidly, they cannot spread as easily as less lethal strains. 9. The genes of the virus have never been sequenced In 2005, researchers announced that they had successfully determined the gene sequence of the 1918 influenza virus. The virus was recovered from the body of a flu victim buried in the permafrost of Alaska, as well as from samples of American soldiers who fell ill at the time. Two years later, monkeys infected with the virus were found to exhibit the symptoms observed during the pandemic. Studies suggest that the monkeys died when their immune systems overreacted to the virus, a so-called “cytokine storm.” Scientists now believe that a similar immune system overreaction contributed to high death rates among otherwise healthy young adults in 1918. 10. The world is no better prepared today than it was in 1918 Severe epidemics tend to occur every few decades, and the latest one is upon us. Today scientists know more about how to isolate and handle large numbers of ill and dying patients, and physicians can prescribe antibiotics, not available in 1918, to combat secondary bacterial infections. To such common-sense practices as social distancing and hand-washing, contemporary medicine can add the creation of vaccinations and anti-viral drugs. For the foreseeable future, viral epidemics will remain a regular feature of human life. As a society, we can only hope that we have learned the great pandemic’s lessons sufficiently well to quell the current COVID-19 challenge. n This is an updated version of a story that originally ran in The Conversation on Jan. 11, 2018. Richard Gunderman is Chancellor’s Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy at Indiana University

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'TIP OF THE ICEBERG'

CALTECH TRUSTEE DAVID HO SAYS SOLUTION COULD BE TWO YEARS AWAY; CALLS LACK OF COVID-19 TESTING 'EMBARRASSING' AND 'AN OUTRIGHT FAILURE IN LEADERSHIP'

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s of March 23, more than 15,374 people worldwide had died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Caltech trustee David Ho (BS '74) of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Columbia University, says that this is just the tip of the iceberg. Ho, an expert on viral epidemics, has spent decades researching HIV/AIDS, having begun his career in Los Angeles, "ground zero" of the first outbreak, in the early 1980s. On March 18, Ho sat down with members of the Caltech community to discuss the novel coronavirus and the future of our society in the light of this global pandemic. Walk us through the spread of the virus in the United States. What does the country look like right now? Let me just give you a picture of what I see here in New York. About two weeks ago, we had our initial case, and now in New York City newly diagnosed confirmed cases are tripling every two days. In our New York Presbyterian Hospital, approximately 25 percent of the swab samples that are submitted for testing are positive. In the suburban communities outside of New York, approximately 10 percent of the swabs submitted are positive. So, the virus is everywhere. And in New York, we know that we are in the exponential growth phase of the epidemic. Looking back at what has transpired throughout the world, we saw the first wave hit China; the second wave hit South Korea, Italy, and Iran; and then, trailed by only about a week or so, France, Germany, Spain, and the US. We all know that China went through a period of great devastation. It has over 80,000 cases. Italy is rapidly catching up, with over 31,000 cases. We suspect that in the US this will rapidly sweep from the coastal regions and it will hit middle America. It is already there, but we will see exponential growth very, very soon. Then of course we are all worried about what would happen when this epidemic strikes places like Africa and India where the health care system is less developed. Can you tell us about the pathology of the disease? COVID-19 typically causes fever and a dry cough. One may have aches in the body — the muscles — and if it's severe enough, there would be shortness of breath due to pneumonia. Gastrointestinal symptoms can occur and are an indication of more severe disease. It's not very common to have a runny nose or the sniffles, and a sore throat is not common either. The incubation period from exposure to onset of symptoms is between four and six days; and if you want to cover 95–98 percent of the cases it is between three and 10 days. It's pretty rare to have an incubation period outside of that range. What in particular makes this virus so dangerous? What is disturbing is that virus shedding, as detected in the mouth or nose, is very, very common and could be there prior to onset of symptoms. That's why transmission could occur from asymptomatic individuals. And virus shedding could continue for days up to three weeks after a person recovers. That is extremely worrisome for the spread of this virus. Furthermore, the stability of 8 PASADENA WEEKLY | 03.26.20

this virus is worrisome as well. If you put it in aerosol form and keep it in the air, the half-life is several hours; if you drop it on surfaces of copper or cardboard, it could survive about a day. But if it's on steel or plastic surfaces, you could still detect infectious virus after 72 hours, although the infectivity decreases with time. What do we know about the biology of the virus? The virus is highly related to another coronavirus called SARS coronavirus. That was another outbreak that occurred worldwide 17-18 years ago, and largely in China and Asia. The two viruses are about 80 percent identical. We know the origin of SARS was from a bat through an intermediary animal called the civet cat. Another virus called Middle Eastern Respiratory Virus, MERS, also originated in bats and infected camels, and camels passed it to humans. For COVID-19, we believe the original host must be a bat species, because that animal carries a virus that's 97 percent identical to what we're seeing now. Because of the SARS outbreak and the MERS outbreak, and research done on those two pathogens, we actually know quite a bit about coronaviruses. The outbreak began in China; how have they been dealing with the virus? This epidemic was first identified in a few cases with pneumonia in December 2019. In retrospect, there were scattered cases in November, according to Chinese officials. I would say that initially there were missteps and lack of transparency that contributed to the explosive outbreak in the city of Wuhan in the central province of Hubei. That epidemic in central China accounts for 85 percent of the confirmed cases in China. It led Beijing officials to quarantine the entire province of 50 million people. The epidemic peaked in early February with 4,000 newly diagnosed cases each day. But since the lockdown and the various draconian measures applied, the number of new cases each day has been declining by half every week, and remarkably it's now down to about 20 per day. The rest of China's other provinces also applied very harsh measures and they indeed successfully flattened the curve outside of Hubei province. We know what they've done is not sustainable and the question is: What is China going to do now if it relaxes the infection control measures? Some of the recovered patients are still shedding virus and now China is surrounded by sick neighbors. Surely if they open up their borders, infection will come in the same way it came into the US. The world is waiting to see what China is going to do. Now in terms of the US, we obviously are undergoing exponential growth. The 10,400 confirmed cases is a gross underestimate. The lack of testing is embarrassing. It's an outright failure in leadership. What are the tests we need to detect coronavirus infection? Everybody's talking about testing and that's actually referring to PCR [polymerase chain reaction] testing, looking for viral RNA to determine whether a person is infected. But there's still no talk of antibody testing to determine which people have had it and are immune, and that is another crucial tool we need to combat this epidemic. Many research labs throughout the country — I'm sure at Caltech too — could be running antibody tests right now to survey the population


and tell us what the real penetrance of this pathogen is in our communities. We are, on a research basis, embarking on that to understand the degree of infection in New York City and outside of New York City. How long before the US sees test availability similar to what South Korea has implemented? The PCR testing, which is the one that's approved, is now ramping up very, very rapidly in state and local labs as well as in academic medical centers and in the commercial sector. Their production will grow tremendously. Roche has a machine that will run 1,000 samples at a time. If you go to a commercial lab, they take a swab, they package it, they quite often send it to another facility somewhere else. The turnaround time is typically 72 hours. In that period, it's very, very hard to manage patients and their contacts. It's a nightmare for the health care worker. We need point-of-care tests. Those kinds of tests are available for HIV and for many other diseases; you use a finger stick, drop the blood on a small device, and have a readout in 15 minutes. These tests measure antibody response to the virus and are extremely useful. Yet we don't have a single test licensed in the U.S. In China, in South Korea, and in Europe, those tests are used. The manufacturer for this rapid test is producing a million a day. It's there. But in the name of protecting the public, the FDA has moved very, very slowly. That delay, in my view, has caused more harm than good. Can you elaborate on point-of-care testing? It's almost like a home pregnancy test or home HIV test. These tests have been around for a long time. The test that I'm specifically referring to, coming out of China, South Korea, and approved in Europe, is an antibody test. You put a drop of blood on a plastic slide, add another drop of the buffer that comes with the test, and you let it sit for 15 minutes. Then, you look at the bands. You're negative if you have just one band, or you're positive if you have more than one band. The test also tells you type of antibody. There's a type of antibody called IgG [immunoglobulin G] and another type called IgM [immunoglobulin M]. Typically, when a person is infected, the IgM response is earlier and the IgG response is later. The two bands indicate the course of the infection. This kind of test is available all over the world for HIV. The technology is there, the tests are there. But they're not FDA approved. While I think they are fairly close to being approved, we have let several weeks go by and to me that's tragic. Will this coronavirus be seasonal? Everyone is asking whether this virus is here to stay. Initially, just based on what China did with SARS long ago, there was hope that warmer weather and more sunlight would help kill the virus in our environment and therefore lower the probability of transmission. But now this virus has gained such a strong foothold in the human population. It's already 25 times larger than SARS and it's already embedded in the Southern hemisphere. If you look at Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, there are cases there already, and community transmission is occurring. As the weather changes, perhaps the Northern hemisphere will gain an advantage. But the epidemic in the Southern hemisphere is going to accelerate. The long-term outcome may resemble influenza so that we have seasonal bouts, with the virus bouncing back and forth between the Northern and Southern hemispheres. This is of course just speculation, but that's what we see with influenza. Why does COVID-19 have less impact on children and more impact on the elderly? Well, the latter part is easy. Older people generally do less well with all sorts of respiratory infections, including influenza and SARS. So that's just the typical scenario we see. The children, however, are a mystery. As you know, children typically get flu or other respiratory viruses very quickly and bring them home to infect the parents. But in this particular case, the number of children infected in China, after extensive studies, don't seem to indicate that this is the case for this coronavirus. Some people seem to show mild symptoms while others have a more severe experience. Has the virus already mutated? RNA viruses all replicate with low fidelity. Mutations occur at pretty similar rates and these viruses typically don't have proofreading functions. In contrast, we replicate our DNA with high fidelity and we have a proofreading function to fix the errors. So, every time they replicate, there's a fixed rate of mutation. This virus is mutating but it has mutated very little so far. There are differences but probably they are functionally not important, so that's not the explanation for

why you see different disease courses among the infected. For HIV it's the same thing: 10 people could be infected by the same strain but you have very different outcomes. With HIV, genetics and environmental factors play a role. Some of the genetics has been worked out; we know that there are certain tissue types that would protect and others that would harm. I suspect it's the same here. Once you become infected with the virus, can you get it again? There are a few anecdotes from China about re-infection but, if you look at those reports carefully, they're not well-documented. It could be that folks just continued to shed virus from the initial infection. Only one study was formally done and it is not a human study. It's a macaque study. They infected macaques with this virus, then waited until the monkeys recovered and tried to re-infect them. They could not. This just came out in the past few days. That bodes well for human immunity. We have now looked at a lot of serum from convalescent individuals and those serum samples have antibodies against the so-called spike protein of the virus. That's the protein that sits on the surface of the virus particle. By tightly binding, the antibody could neutralize the virus. Once an infected person develops antibodies, there should be protective immunity for quite some time. That's why we need to buy time for immunity to develop in the population. After a person recovers from the virus, how long are they still contagious? That's a very important question. We're not sure; one individual in China was shown to have persistent virus shedding for over a month. But typically, we're looking at a three-week period from onset of symptoms. What should we be doing to limit the spread of this epidemic? The social distancing and good hygiene strategies have been successfully applied, in South Korea for example, to bring their epidemic down. They're the only other country that has flattened the curve — slowed down the number of new infections to not overwhelm the health care system — and gradually brought this epidemic under control. There are many places that have done a pretty good job of not allowing the epidemic to explode, such as Taiwan and Hong Kong. These are places that had quite a bit of experience in fighting SARS, 17 years ago. Are you optimistic that these measures combined with research will be enough to combat the coronavirus? I personally believe we will blunt this epidemic, but I think we wasted a good four to six weeks largely because of lack of testing and lack of a certain preparedness. But I think we could still make a difference and bring it under control with very harsh measures. But again, are these measures sustainable? We've got to expect that businesses must reopen and schools must teach again. Whether it's travel or sports or live entertainment, we're going to have to return to some semblance of normalcy. But what are the measures that are effective and sustainable? That's a question we as a society have to deal with. We need to buy time so that gradually the population will have a degree of immunity. Most importantly, we need to buy time to allow science to deliver solutions. We're going to have to develop drugs, antibodies, and vaccines. I think the mobilization by the scientific community, from my perspective, is amazing. So many people have mobilized and jumped on this and are contributing, from discovering small-molecule drugs that could block various enzymes of this virus to coming up with antibodies that could neutralize the virus. Researchers have already come up with a few promising chemicals that could be a good start to drug development. There are already a few neutralizing antibodies isolated from infected individuals; my own group is in the midst of doing all that. And, of course, people are working on vaccines. A lot of companies are working on vaccines and those vaccines are at various stages. A couple are within weeks of entering human testing and that's quite, quite remarkable. There is one thing about vaccines, though: Some of the experiments previously done on SARS suggested that when animals developed antibodies and then were given the virus, they had greater lung injury due to the presence of the antibodies. The scientific community would have to resolve that issue quickly and its resolution would either halt the current approaches or unleash them to move full speed ahead. We certainly will take a part in doing that. I think we have the real possibility that COVID-19 may become a fact of life until science comes through as it has done for past epidemics. This is going to take some time. But I'm very confident that the science will rise to the task and provide a solution. But it's not going to be a few months as our president suggests. It's going to be much longer than that. I would say 18 months, or 24 months. I think we are all facing tough challenges ahead. n 03.26.20 | PASADENA WEEKLY 9


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s we should all know, as of March 15 — in the effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus locally — all bars and restaurants in Los Angeles County are closed to public gathering, limiting the businesses to take-out and delivery only. “It blind-sided all of us… and now we’re scrambling.” Chef Onil Chibas of Deluxe 1717 is ruminating over the present reality and the future prospects for his erstwhile thriving catering business. Having just canceled a lucrative contract with the Colburn School for an event in April, he muses on the future. “I think that catering is going to be dead for a while, so I need to think what would be next…” For restaurant operators, quickly pivoting to delivery and take-out was the only way to maintain staff and use perishable inventory. How sustainable this option is for any individual operation will depend on nimble decision-making, a loyal base of patrons, and actual quality and value. [As a food writer, I don’t regard myself as a “critic.” When writing about restaurants, and chefs particularly, I always focus on people and establishments that I believe deserve positive attention and popular encouragement. I have no interest in broadcasting negative attention to anyone’s business. Particularly in this time — when the very foundation of the restaurant business at large is under direct threat — 10 PASADENA WEEKLY | 03.26.20

patronage and support of local restaurants by the general public is understandably being actively encouraged. That said, this period will inevitably elicit a major “correction” to the industry in how it conducts business, once dining rooms again open. Likewise, not every establishment has managed the current quick transition to take-out and delivery effectively or elegantly.] For the benefit and enlightenment of our Pasadena Weekly readers, I will relate my recent experience of “Take-out.” Hungry and with no dinner plan, I chose a place in my neighborhood that notably also offered wine as part of its take-out options. I might have given up, when my 6:15 p.m. phone call to order went to voicemail. Instead, I left my phone number on the message and hopped into my car for the fiveminute drive east. A cheery young gentleman greeted me from six feet away at the reception desk and apologized profusely for the missed call. After asking, he offered me the menu (but not the wine list.) Yes, wine list. Ostensibly a “fine dining” restaurant — I had already dined here several times before, frankly with quite mixed experiences — I was curious how they were adapting to the new altered landscape and ordered without prejudice or expectation (despite my dismayed girlfriend’s stated misgivings.) From the weekly “Safer-at-Home” menu, I chose: Gumbo with chicken, andouille and rice ($16); Crab cakes ($18); and

HILL STREET CAFÉ 1004 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge 818-952-1019 hillstreetcafelacanada.com $$ Hill Street Café is celebrating over 25 years of serving the community quality meals made of quality ingridients. We want to thank all of you who stuck with us during the remodeling process and we want to welcome back everyone else. in our recent remodel, we have added an outdoor patio, a bar and more dining area, we have created a relaxed ambience with a touch of modern but still retaining our extensive menu, our friendly service and most important a family atmosphere. TOPS WALNUT 1792 E. Walnut St., Pasadena (626) 584-0244 topsburger.com $ At TOPS on Walnut & Allen, we maintain the original taste from 60 years ago. My father wanted to create food as close to homemade as possible. Our primary goal and focus is on taste, quality, freshness, cleanliness in our service and experienced staff. Most of our staff have been with us for more than twenty years. We invite you to come to TOPS on the corner of Walnut & Allen and taste the difference! Meet our staff and experience what quality service should be. The same quality service that has made us #1. ZELO GOURMET PIZZAS 328 E. Foothill Blvd.Arcadia 626-358-8298 myzelopizza.info $$ It’s the cornmeal crust that makes this pizzeria stand out from the rest. This locally owned establishment’s signature dish is the fresh, corn, balsamic-marinated, oven-roasted red onion pie. Zelo Pizzeria has expanded the dining room to better serve you, so come in and give Zelo Pizzeria a try.


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MARGARITA’S 155 S. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena (626) 449-4193 margaritaspasadena.com $$ At Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, our family has been sharing our authentic Mexican dishes with the wonderful people of Pasadena since 1977. Guests enter our warm, inviting space and leave as family -- with plenty of burritos, tortas, tostadas, fajitas, and more to be had in between! Our dishes incorporate and pay homage to the rich flavors of bustling mercados, corner taquerias, and seaside palapas. So visit us, eat to your heart's content at our mouthwatering lunch buffet, sip on a refreshing margarita, and feel at home.

“Irish coddle pork loin stew” ($26). I figured these items could be prepped quickly and might travel well. I was told the wait would be 20 minutes. Several other folks came in to pick up phone orders — one with a bottle of wine — as I waited. Thankfully, my wait was more like 10 minutes when a paper bag was handed to me and I signed off on a tab of $66.15, plus a $12 tip, for a total of $78.15. (No, I do not have an expense account.) But, my mind was still open and my stomach empty, when I unpacked the bag to face a small cardboard box and two plastic quart containers of murky liquid. No problem! Let’s eat! The two small crab cakes had more or less dissolved into their bed of overdressed coleslaw. (Still I’m always happy to eat crab and breadcrumbs in whatever format.) The quart containers were unmarked and I opened the one that was less than full thinking it might be the “soup” portion of gumbo rather than the “stew” entrée. Oddly swimming with chunks of carrot, this was the pork “stew” except it had the consistency of a thin pea soup and not a trace of pork. The “gumbo” only revealed itself with the desultory spoonful of rice at the bottom of the container. Equally thin and lifeless with only a vague hint of spice, this was barely “soup” let alone gumbo. No hint of roux, okra, or file powder. After enduring eight hours or so of the anxious tedium that comes with our new “shelter-in-place” lifestyle, getting baldly ripped off by a local eatery leaves one feeling, well, HANGRY! (My girlfriend’s reaction is unprintable.) We woke up hangry the next morning, determined to try something else. The new version of Fox’s on North Lake in Altadena had become our go-to local bistro for breakfast and lunch, as well as dinner when they began serving in the evenings, complete with a very brief and very affordable list of wines available by the glass or bottle. Hosted by the affable and ebullient

Armando Ortiz, Fox’s always provided a reliably cozy, comforting and modestly priced supper for those nights when we were otherwise incapable of assembling a meal at home. I quickly discovered they had now closed indefinitely. Not to be discouraged, I recalled that the owners/chefs of Fox’s — Paul Rosenbluh and Monique King — also owned and operated Cindy’s Diner in Eagle Rock, which they rehabbed prior to taking over Fox’s. Indeed, Cindy’s Diner was open for pickup only and I placed our order: Chicken Gumbo ($7.95); Smoked Mushroom Salad ($13.95); Reuben Sandwich ($13.25); Catfish Po-boy sandwich ($14.75); Side of Mac & Cheese ($4.75); and I swapped in fries for greens with the Po-boy ($2). The short hop to Eagle Rock was about eight minutes and soon I was chatting with Monique and Paul (from a safe distance) as they packed up my order. They are both accomplished chefs and have a successful local history together. The couple originally met at Chicago’s famed Soul Kitchen, where LA-native Monique had moved, after an extended stint with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Millikan at City Kitchen. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Paul graduated from California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and worked at Coyote Café in Austin, Texas, before landing in Chicago and Soul Kitchen. Now a couple, they moved to LA to be closer to Monique’s family. Monique again returned to the Feniger/ Millikan camp at both locations of Border Grill and Paul settled in at Bayou Bar & Grill in Alhambra. Inspired to combine efforts with a place of their own, they opened the beloved Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena, which they ran successfully for 14 years. I was among the satisfied regulars at Firefly and was glum at its closing. Meanwhile, I had heard about the sale and “hipster” rehab of Cindy’s, along with favorable reviews. When Fox’s

opened in my neighborhood — allegedly with the Cindy’s team — I was an enthusiastic early adopter. An idle tableside chat with host Armando revealed the fact that Firefly’s King and Rosenbluh were the actual masterminds behind both places. Cozily unpretentious with reliably tasty food, both venues quickly garnered loyal fans. Needless to say, the couple have figured something out. This includes how they have managed to quickly adapt to the sudden conditions of the pandemic’s arrival here. Paul explained, “I had been anticipating a recession for the last two years…” Accordingly, he and Monique had devised a plan to weather just such a downturn. They closed Fox’s immediately and furloughed most of their employees and concentrated their operation at Cindy’s. Bills were taken off auto-pay and minimum payments go to credit balances. Monique estimated that the extended family of their affected employees number at least 80 people. Still, there is an inspired sense of determination here that suggests eventual victory over the present miseries. Back home, in the resulting splay of unpacked containers, boxes and bags, we thoroughly enjoyed a generous and satisfying lunch. The tab? Again with a 20 percent tip, the bill totaled $73.54. Roughly the same as the previous evening’s misfire but with twice the food and no residual “hanger.” Oh, and the gumbo yielded a pleasingly robust spicy heft, while the Reuben’s impressive volume sustained another lunch the next day. In all, the meal was a welcome bright spot in an otherwise typically tedious day. A boon, a balm and a blessing, a simple lunch paid for itself in comfort and satiation. Go to Cindy’s. But I miss Armando! Try to support your local favorite restaurants in any way you can. The culture is at grave threat. Chef Dave Chang has coined the truism: “Restaurants are too small to fail.” At the least, please register at saverestaurants.com. In the meantime, your faithful correspondent will maintain a healthy appetite on your behalf. ­ 03.26.20 | PASADENA WEEKLY 11


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irtuoso guitarist Goh Kurosawa has traveled the world equipped with original songs and stunning arrangements of universally beloved melodies. “Keep it simple, believe, and live every day,” says Kurosawa, who hails from Japan and has come to be known as a “musical wakonyosai,” or bi-cultural musical samurai. Ever humble, Kurosawa views himself as a world citizen who currently lives in Highland Park. Throughout his life, Kurosawa has been sharing stories and life expressions though his music, which is possibly best described as a one-man show, using his guitar, also known as Honey Bear, and voice accompanied by traditional techniques an.d modern electric pedals — broadcast to audiences from a self-contained battery-powered studio-quality public address system (powerful enough for a 2,000 square feet space in both outdoor and indoor settings). It’s quite original; a combination of electronica, world jazz, classical, reggae, and rock. The sound is so intriguing that following a recent performance at a local farmers’ market, audience members couldn’t help talking about the music, mostly trying to define it. When asked what type of music Kurosawa was playing, listeners replied with a number of different answers; acoustic, rock, jazz, dance, sit-down, tap-slap, Brazilian bossa nova, Spanish flamenco, hip-hop beats, Latin grooves, Balkan rhythms, electronica-sound-effects, prog-rock, metal, experimental, classical, and “Yamato soul,” the ancient name for his homeland. Kurosawa himself calls it simply acoustic rock jazz. Born in Maebashi, Japan, Kurosawa traveled to St. Louis at an early age to live for a few years. Though he attended several music schools, Goh says “Much of my music is inspired by traveling through countries and cultures. There is no better teacher than experience though real life world education; meeting and living with the people is the best.” With such a broad perspective it’s no wonder his musical favorites include a diverse range of artists that includes Johann Sebastian Bach (classical), Astor Piazzolla (new tango), Paco De Lucia (flamenco), Miles Davis (jazz), Jeff Buckley (mostly known for Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”), Eva Cassidy (known for “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”), Brazilian music, and Balkan music. He also includes Bruce Lee as one of his influences. But, he says, “Life’s journey is the biggest influence. Live and enjoy each moment.” Kurosawa is currently on a mission to play in one new country every year for the next three years. “I performed Myanmar in 2017 for a village school,” he says. “I was in Cuba in 2018, helped by the Japanese embassy in Havana, and in Okinawa in 2019. Awareness is everything, and flexibility and mobility is key. I realize that country borderlines were created by people mostly before our time, so my goal should be a fun and flexible one. Next year, I have plans to go to Hungary to play for the Japanese ambassador (during) the cherry blossom festival. It may or may not happen... as long as the big picture is clear, anything goes and I am happy.” Watching Kurosawa perform, you will see him embrace a single guitar to create an orchestra with drum beats, percussive grooves, bass lines, and memorable melodies. As an electric “pedalist,” he tweaks, bends and twists soundscapes. He puts on high-energy modern rock performances along with traditional elegantly powerful acoustic and classical chamber gestures. He is both quiet and loud, and

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everyone seems to experience his performance in different ways, with each new sound evoking a new mood. His sets can include Bob Marley’s “No Women No Cry,” My Family My Friends” (original), a Japanese folk song, Cohen’s “Hallelujah” (which he sings) and other original compositions and arrangements. Though Kurosawa attended several music schools, he states that “Much of my music is inspired from traveling through countries and cultures. There is no better teacher than experience though real life world education; meeting and living with the people is the best.” n Christopher Nyerges is the author of many books, including “Extreme Simplicity: Homesteading in the City,” “Foraging California,” and “How to Survive Anywhere.” He leads regular field trips to learn about natural flora. He can be reached a SchoolofSelf-Reliance.com.


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Opening with the upbeat, samba-flavored “Magic,” the Republic of Congo-born Londoner proves himself adept at synthesizing influences as he glides through smartly crafted balladry (the acoustic-textured “Tight,” gospel-kissed “Care for Your Mother”), slow-building rockers (“Warning Signs”), feel-good groovers (“Under”), and personalized social commentary (the title track) that gives this set heft. “I dream of a day/ When the walls come down,” he confides with velvety warmth over a bed of guitars, horns, piano and strings during “What Am I,” the album’s unifying centerpiece. “I hope for a time/ When the lost are found.” jordanmackampa.com

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s if it wasn’t logistically challenging enough coordinating schedules between five artists who live in different regions and juggle myriad musical projects and jobs, Mustangs of the West (mustangsofthewest.com) confronted another obstacle as they began promoting their new album, “Time”: the national shutdown of tours. Resilience is in this band’s DNA. If it isn’t feasible for everyone to gather in person and co-write songs, pull material from the lead singer’s back catalog. If they can’t all be present in the studio at the same time, overdub. If a tour (including an album release show at the Coffee Gallery Backstage) gets canceled, put the album out anyway; Blue Élan releases “Time” this Friday. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re brainstorming alternative promotional strategies. Guided in the studio by Bob Dylan/Lucinda Williams producer Mark Howard, much of “Time” sports a ’90s country feel (an impression reinforced by a steel-gilded cover of Tish Hinojosa’s 1992 single “In the Real West”). That’s not surprising considering the original Mustangs played LA-area venues such as the Palomino from the late 1980s into the mid-1990s. The original lineup, called the Mustangs, included electric guitarist Sherry Rayn Barnett, lead vocalist Suzanna Spring and bassist Holly Montgomery; in the new incarnation rounded up by Barnett in 2017, Mustangs of the West, they’re joined by drummer Suzanne Morissette and fiddler Aubrey Richmond. “Up until the very last minute, we were really pushing to keep this tour together,” Barnett says. “This band really perseveres.” Richmond, who also plays fiddle for Shooter

Jennings, could only be in the studio with the other Mustangs for about half the time due to touring commitments. She cites bittersweet anthem “This is Me Leaving,” an early Mustangs holdover, as an example of how Howard helped re-imagine arrangements while retaining the integrity of songs. “Mark was all about experimentation — ‘Let’s try this, let’s try that,’” Richmond recalls. “Since I wasn’t on one of the essential instruments, I said, ‘I’ll play whatever you want me to play.’ So he was throwing me on ukulele and B3 and I was finding my way around; it added this cool texture. He kept a lot of that. We were sitting around in a circle playing all these different percussion instruments, and then having it loop and be the bed for that song.” With a few exceptions, including Randy Sharp’s blues-tinged “I Blame Love,” the songs were primarily written or co-written by Spring; future recordings would presumably feature more collaborations within the band. Per Richmond, they chose songs that reflect “a certain perspective in life and the place where we’re coming from as adult, empowered women.” Barnett concurs, crediting Howard with giving them “a new sound” and sharpening focus on lyrics. The music “might have a vibe, but not an age.” That belief extends to making “Time” the title track. “It’s like, ‘Hey, it’s about time.’ This is where we’re at now. We’re a more grownup version of the original band, and have different points of view now. It’s not a message album by any means. … If anything, it’s a story of a band, a story of survival.” n

The soul-jazz stylist fashions a story about herself while reinterpreting gems from the songbooks of iconic inspirations such as Ella Fitzgerald, Lauryn Hill, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. Reteamed with producer Larry Klein, Springs’ elastic tones smolder during spare, intimate readings of Sade’s “Pearls,” the Bonnie Raitt-popularized “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” and a smoky duet of pop standard “Angel Eyes” with Norah Jones (another influence). An embrace of Duke Ellington’s “Solitude” faces down its singular state of being (with eloquent backing from saxophonist Chris Potter) and almost — almost — makes peace with it. Kandacesprings.com

BRIAN FALLON, Local Honey (Lesser Known/Thirty Tigers): HHHH

The Gaslight Anthem frontman pares down to essentials for eight introspective songs as intense in their way as anything he recorded with the full band. Melancholy is juxtaposed with gratitude; the resigned despair of murder ballad “Vincent” is followed by the sweetly melodic “I Don’t Mind (If I’m With You)” and hopeful dreams of “Horses” (“In our love we find forgiveness/ And in our fear we learn to see”) as Fallon celebrates moments of connection, love, and endurance. An album that stays with you like a true friend. RIYL Jason Isbell, Michael McDermott, Bruce Springsteen. TheBrianFallon. tumblr.com

JOSÉ JAMES, No Beginning No End 2 (Rainbow Blonde): HHH

The eclectic baritone’s hungry, restless creativity has manifested itself through jazz, R&B, hip-hop, soul, and well-received tributes to Billie Holiday and Bill Withers. His first album for his own label finds him collaborating with Aloe Blacc (the funky “Turn Me Up”), Ledisi (“I Need Your Love”), guitarist Marcus Machado (a treacle-free cover of Billy Joel’s “Just the Way You Are”), Laura Mvula and Kris Bowers (“Nobody Knows My Name”), among others, and focusing on comfort and connection. The highlight’s a duet with Lizz Wright, “Take Me Home,” steamy with blues, gospel, and yearning. rainbowblonderecords.com/artists/ jose

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t takes guts to stick it out when all seems lost. For heroes in this unprecedented existential crisis — one threatening to eclipse the Great Depression in economic magnitude and personal despair — look no further than the humble small business person. The women and men who begged and borrowed, then bet everything they had on a dream that is quickly turning into a global nightmare of dystopian proportions. Following is a list of most of last year’s Best of Pasadena’s Best and Reader Recommended restaurants. We’ve written about a good number of these businesses over the years, nearly all of which are still offering their exceptional services, except for one thing: they can no longer provide the opportunity to enjoy the meals they created in the places where memories of those magical breakfasts, lunches, brunches, dinners and late evening meals were made. Like us, we believe you also can live without the ambiance for a while and still enjoy the very thing that made these places special — the food! If your favorite business is not listed here, chances are we messed up and they are still around, so seek them out. They need your business, your help, your support so give them a call. At least check out their websites, all of which are listed below. n

85 DEGREES 61 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 792-8585 85cbakerycafe.com (Pickup/Delivery)

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BACCHUS’ KITCHEN 1384 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 594-6377 bacchuskitchen.com (Pickup/Delivery)

AFTER’S ICE CREAM 1265 E. Green St.,Pasadena 36 W. Main St., Alhambra aftersicecream.com (Pickup)

BAR CELONA 38 E. Colorado Blvd.,Pasadena (626) 405-1000 barcelonapasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery)

ALEXANDER’S STEAKHOUSE 111 N. Los Robles Ave.,Pasadena (626) 486-1111 alexanderssteakhouse.com (Pickup)

BAY POKE 2345 E. Colorado Blvd., No 195, Pasadena (626) 219-6380 baypoke.com (Pickup/Delivery)

ALL INDIA CAFÉ 39 S. Fair Oaks Ave.,Pasadena (626) 440-0309 allindiacafe.ca.com 316 N. Brand Blvd.,Glendale (818) 937-9966 (Pickup/Delivery)

BISTRO 45 45 S. Mentor Ave., Pasadena (626) 795-2478 | bistro45.com (Pickup/Delivery)

THE ARBOUR 527 S. Lake Ave. Suite 120, Pasadena (626) 396-4925 thearbourpasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery)

BLAZE PIZZA 667 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 440-7358 990 Town Center Drive, La Cañada Flintridge (818) 790-8900 Glendale Galleria 100 W. Broadway, Glendale (818) 662-8777 blazepizza.com (Pickup/Delivery)

ARROYO CHOP HOUSE 536 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena (626) 577-7463 arroyochophouse.com (Pickup/Delivery)

BONNIE B’S SMOKIN’ BBQ HEAVEN 1280 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 794-0132 bonniebssmokin.com (Pickup/Delivery)

AMARA CHOCOLATE & COFFEE 55 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 744-1765 amarachocolate.com (Pickup)

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BUFFALO WILD WINGS 1000 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 993-6400 buffalowildwings.com (Pickup/Delivery) BULGARINI GELATO 749 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena (626) 791-6174 bulgarinigelato.com (Pickup/Delivery) BURRITO EXPRESS 1597 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 798-0844 burritoexpresspasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery)

C CAFÉ SANTORINI 64 W. Union St., Pasadena (626) 564-4200 | afesantorini. com (Pickup/Delivery) CAMERON’S SEAFOOD 1978 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 793-3474 | camerons4fish.com (Pickup/Delivery) CARMELA ICE CREAM 2495 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 797-1405 carmelaicecream.com (Pickup/Delivery) CAVA 345 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 389-8775 (Pickup/Delivery) CHADO TEA ROOM 79 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 431-2832 chadotea.com (Pickup/Delivery) CHRIS’ KOREAN BBQ 2063 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 796-9604 koreanbbqpasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery) COFFEE GALLERY 2020 Lake Ave., Altadena (626) 398-7917 coffeegallery.com (Pickup/Delivery) CONGREGATION ALE HOUSE 300 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 403-2337 congregationalehouse.com (Pickup/Delivery) CONRAD’S 861 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

THE COUNTER PASADENA 140 Shoppers Lane, Pasadena (626) 440-1008 thecounter.com (Pickup/Delivery)

EURO PANE BAKERY 345 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 844-8804 950 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 577-1828 europanebakery.juisyfood.com (Pickup)

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DAISY MINT 1218 E. Colorado Blvd.,Pasadena (626) 792-2999 daisymint.com (Pickup/Delivery)

FISHWIVES 88 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 219-6199 fishwives.com (Pickup/Delivery)

DIN TAI FUNG The Americana at Brand 177 Caruso Ave., Glendale (818) 551-5561 1108 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia (626) 446-8555 dintaifungusa.com (Pickup/Delivery)

FOSSELMAN’S ICE CREAM CO. 1824 W. Main St., Alhambra (626) 282-6533 fosselmans.com (Pickup)

(626) 577-7603 conrads.com (Pickup/Delivery)

DOG HAUS 105 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena (626) 577-4287 doghaus.com 93 E. Green St., Pasadena (626) 683-0808 410 E. Main St., Alhambra (626) 282-4287 (Pickup/Delivery) DOMENICO’S 2411 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 797-6459 originaldomenicos.com (Pickup/Delivery) DOTS CUPCAKES 400 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena (626) 568-3687 21 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 744-7719 dotscupcakes.com (Pickup/Delivery)

E EL PATRON 2555 Lake Ave., Altadena (626) 296-2818 elpatrononline.com (Pickup) EL PORTAL 695 E. Green St., Pasadena (626) 795-8553 elportalrestaurant.com (Pickup/Delivery) ENTRE NOUS 119 W. Green St., Pasadena (626) 844-4500 entrenousfrenchbistro.com (Pickup/Delivery)

G GRANDVIEW PALACE 60 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 577-2888 grandview-palace.com (Pickup/Delivery) GRANVILLE 270 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 360-7633 granvillecafe.com (Pickup/Delivery) GREEN STREET RESTAURANT 146 Shoppers Lane, Pasadena (626) 577-7170 greenstreetrestaurant.com (Pickup/Delivery) GUS’S BBQ 808 Fair Oaks Ave.,South Pasadena (626) 799-3251 gussbbq.com (Pickup/Delivery)

H HEIDAR BABA 1511 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 844-7970 heidarbaba.com (Pickup/Delivery) HONEYBIRD 714 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818) 415-0489 honeybirdla.com (Pickup) HOT WINGS CAFÉ 89 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 449-9055 314 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale (818) 247-4455 hotwingscafe.net (Pickup/Delivery)


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IN-N-OUT 2114 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (800) 786-1000 in-n-out.com (Pickup)

MALBEC ARGENTINIAN CUISINE 1001 E. Green St., Pasadena (626) 683-0550 malbeccuisine.com (Pickup/Delivery)

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MEDITERRANEAN CAFÉ 273 Shoppers Lane,Pasadena (626) 793-8844 kokosmediterraneancafé.com (Pickup/Delivery)

JAMBA JUICE 204 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 744-5200 jamba.com (Pickup/Delivery) JONES COFFEE ROASTERS 693 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 564-9291 thebestcoffee.com (Pickup/Delivery)

K KABUKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT 88 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (626) 568-9310 3539 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 351-8963 kabukirestaurants.com (Pickup/Delivery) KANG HO DONG BAEKJEONG 5700 Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena (626) 285-9678 (Pickup/Delivery) KING TACO 45 N. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena (626) 792-0405 115-117 E. Broadway Ave., Glendale (818) 409-0172 (Pickup)

L LA CARAVANA 1306 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 791-7378 (Pickup/Delivery) LINCOLN CAFÉ 1992 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena (626) 765-6746 lincolnpasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery) LOS TACOS 1 W. California Blvd., Suite 211, Pasadena (626) 795-9291 lostacospasadena.com (Pickup) LUCKY BOY 640 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena (626) 793-0120 531 E. Walnut St., Pasadena (626) 793-7079 luckyboyburgers.com (Pickup/Delivery)

MELT IT! 105 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena (626) 793-7002 agrilledcheeseco.com (Pickup/Delivery) MIJARES MEXICAN RESTAURANT 145 Palmetto Drive, Pasadena (626) 792-2763 1806 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 794-6674 mijaresrestaurant.com (Pickup/Delivery) MINT LEAF INDIAN CUISINE 2535 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 460-8776 mintleafpasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery) THE MIXX 443 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 500-0021 themixxclub.com (Pickup/Delivery) MODAN ARTISANAL RAMEN 700 Fair Oaks Ave., Suite G, South Pasadena (626) 799-2878 modanramen.com (Pickup) MOVITA JUICE BAR 2335 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 130, Pasadena (626) 460-8926 movitajuicebar.com (Pickup/Delivery)

N NEKTER JUICE BAR 345 S. Lake Ave., No. 110, Pasadena (818) 928-3300 nekterjuicebar.com (Free Delivery on First Order) NEW DELHI PALACE 950 E. Colorado Blvd., No. 250, Pasadena (626) 405-0666 newdelhipalacepasadena.com (Takeout/Delivery)

O OSAWA SUSHI 77 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena

(626) 683-1150 theosawas.com (Pickup/Delivery)

P PANDA INN 3488 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 793-7300 | pandainn.com (Order Online) PASADENA SANDWICH COMPANY 259 Sierra Madre Villa Ave., No 102, Pasadena (626) 578-1616 pasadenasandwichcompany.com (Call to Order/Pickup) PERRY’S JOINT 2051 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena (626) 798-4700 perrysjoint.com (Visit Website) PIE & BURGER 913 E. California Blvd., Pasadena (626) 795-1123 pienburger.com (Visit Website) POKE SALAD BAR 12 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 304-3100 pokesaladpasadena.com (Visit Website) PRESIDENT THAI 498 S. Rosemead Blvd. Pasadena (626) 578-9814 president-thai.com (DoorDash/Postmates/Grubhub)

R RAMEN TATSUNOYA 16 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 432-1768 tatsunoyausa.net (Visit Website) THE RAYMOND 1886 1250 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 441-3136 theraymond.com (Takeout/Pickup/Delivery) REAL FOOD DAILY 899 E. Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena (626) 844-8900 realfooddailyla.com (Call or Order Online) THE REYN 635 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 449-5768 (Grubhub/Opentable) ROMA MARKET 918 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 797-7748 romamarkets.com (Call Ahead)

ROSCOE’S HOUSE OF CHICKEN AND WAFFLES 830 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 791-4890 roscoeschickenandwaffles.com (Postmates/Grubhub/DoorDash/ Uber Eats)

S SAGE BISTRO 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena (626) 564-8111 sageveganbistro.com (Pickup/Delivery) SAHARA MIDDLE EASTERN RESTAURANT 2226 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 795-6900 saharapasadena.com (Pickup/Delivery) SAIGON NOODLE RESTAURANT 28 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena (626) 796-9378 (Pickup/Delivery) SALADANG 363 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena (626) 793-8123 saladang-thai.com (Pickup) SEED BAKERY 942 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 486-2115 seedbakerypasadena.com (DoorDash) SIERRA FUSION 120 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre (626) 355-3030 sierrafusion.com (DoorDash) SMITTY’S GRILL 110 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 792-9999 smittysgrill.com (Pickup/Delivery/DoorDash) STONEFIRE GRILL 473 N. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena (626) 921-1255 stonefiregrill.com (Curbside Pickup/Delivery) SUGARFISH BY SUSHI NOZAWA 146 S. Lake Ave., No. 108, Pasadena (626) 298-8386 sugarfishsushi.com (Call to Order)

T TENDER GREENS 621 E. Colorado Blvd.,Pasadena (626) 405-1511

145 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale (818) 459-4850 tendergreens.com (Pickup/Delivery) TOM’S FAMOUS FAMILY RESTAURANT 1130 E. Walnut St., Pasadena (626) 577-7717 tomsfamous.com (Takeout/Drive Through/Call Ahead) TRUE FOOD KITCHEN 168 W. Colorado Blvd.,Pasadena (626) 639-6818 truefoodkitchen.com/pasadena (Closed Until Friday, March 27)

V VANILLA BAKE SHOP 88 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (323) 204-4075 vanillabakeshop.com (Grubhub/DoorDash/Postmates) VEGGIE GRILL 200 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 535-9561 veggiegrill.com (Order Online)

W WHITE HORSE LOUNGE 41 S. Delacey Ave., Pasadena (626) 583-9013 whitehorsepasadena.com (Free Delivery on Grubhub) WINGSTOP 1279 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 798-2800 wingstop.com (Pickup/Delivery)

Y YOGURTLAND 30 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 304-0808 415 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 356-4868 5045 Eagle Rock Blvd., Eagle Rock (323) 550-1490 1 E. Valley Blvd., Alhambra (626) 289-3420 633 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia (626) 821-8723 yogurt-land.com (Pickup/Delivery)

Z ZANKOU CHICKEN 1296 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 405-1502 1415 E. Colorado St., Glendale (818) 244-2237 zankouchicken.com (Pickup/Delivery) n 03.26.20 | PASADENA WEEKLY 15


ceived after the time set for the bid THE COURT ORDERS that all be obtained by mail or in person opening shall not be considered. persons interested in this matter from the Purchasing Division, 100 Bidders are required to submit appear before this court at the North Garfield Avenue, Rm 348, (upload) all items listed in the BIDNOTICE OF PETITION hearing indicated below to show Pasadena, CA 91109, Telephone DER’S CHECKLIST including acTO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF cause, if any, why the petition for No. (626) 744-6755. knowledgement of all addendums. ROBERT A. WALLER change of name should not be Refer to the specifications for Bids will be received prior to 11:00 Case No. 20STPB02371 granted. Any person objecting to complete details and bidding ream Apr 2, 2020 , and will be To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditthe name changes described quirements. The Specification opened online at that time. The ors, contingent creditors, and perabove must file a written objection and this Notice shall be conbids shall be clearly titled: sons who may otherwise be interthat includes the reasons for the sidered a part of any contract ested in the will or estate, or both, objection at least two court days made pursuant thereunder. FURNISH AND DELIVER 12.5% of ROBERT A. WALLER before the matter is scheduled to A MANDATORY pre-bid conferSODIUM HYPOCHLORITE A PETITION FOR PROBATE has be heard and must appear at the ence and site walk will be held at been filed by Judy T. Waller in the hearing to show cause why the which time each bidder will have Copies of the Specifications may Superior Court of California, petition should not be granted. If the opportunity to clarify and ask be obtained by mail or in person County of LOS ANGELES. no written objection is timely filed, questions regarding the Specificafrom the Purchasing Division, 100 THE PETITION FOR PROBATE the court may grant the petition tions. The pre-bid conference will N. Garfield Ave., Room S-349, requests that Judy T. Waller be without a hearing. NOTICE OF begin at 9:00 AM Tuesday, March OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday,31,9am-5pm Pasadena, CA 91109, Telephone appointed as personal representHEARING: Date: 04/10/2020. 2020 and will follow the order ADDRESS: 161 S. Pasadena Ave, listed here: No. (626) 744-6755. ative to administer the estate of Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: A. The adRefer to| the Specifications for the or decedent. dress of the court is 300 Monday East 1. Villa Parke Community Cenpasadenaweekly.com Classifieds/Legals: Contact Ann 626-584-8747 annt@pasadenaweekly.com | Deadline: 11am for Thursday Suite B, South Pasadena, CA 91030 complete details and bidding reTHE PETITION requests the deOlive Burbank, CA 91502. A copy ter, 363 E Villa St, Pasadena, CA quirements. The Specification and cedent's will and codicils, if any, of this Order to Show Cause shall 91101 be admitted to probate. The will this Notice shall be considered a be published at least once each 2. La Pintoresca Branch Library ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR NOTICE OF PETITION TO and any codicils are available for part of any contract made pursuweek for four successive weeks 1355 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CHANGE OF NAME Case No. ADMINISTER ESTATE OF Legal Notices examination in the file kept by the ant thereunder. prior to the date set for hearing on CA 91103 20GDCP00125 JOHN A. ROESCH court. the petition in the following newsThe Contractor must have a C7 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALICITY OF PASADENA NOTICE Case No. 20STPB02044 THE PETITION requests authorpaper of general circulation, prinLow Voltage or a C10 Electrical liFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS 2. Bid Conference INVITING BIDS To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditity to administer the estate under ted in this county: Pasadena cense, a Genetec certified techniANGELES. Petition of ALICE SI The City does not plan to hold a FURNISH LABOR AND MATERIors, contingent creditors, and perthe Independent Administration of Weekly. Original filed: February cian and a CommScope certified for Change of Name. BRINKMAN, pre-bid conference. Instead, the ALS FOR WD-20-04 INSTALLAsons who may otherwise be interEstates Act. (This authority will al28, 2020. Darrell Mavis, Judge of technician to bid on this specificaTO ALL INTERESTED PERCity will accept written questions TION OF CONCRETE SIDEested in the will or estate, or both, the Superior Court. PUBLISH: low the personal representative to tion 1.) Petitioner: Alice Si SONS: via email. WALK ON NORTH ARROYO of JOHN A. ROESCH Pasadena Weekly 3/5/20, 3/12/20, take many actions without obtainRefer to the Specifications for Brinkman filed a petition with this BOULEVARD A PETITION FOR PROBATE has 3/19/20, 3/26/20 ing court approval. Before taking complete details and bid requirecourt for a decree changing 3. Required Licenses been filed by Sigrid Roesch in the certain very important actions, ments. The Specifications and this names as follows: a.) Alice Si No license or certification require1. Delivery Instructions Superior Court of California, however, the personal representNotice shall be considered a part Brinkman to Alice Sicilia Brinkments to bid on this solicitation County of LOS ANGELES. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR ative will be required to give noof any contract made pursuant man 2.) THE COURT ORDERS THE PETITION FOR PROBATE Three (3) copies of sealed bids CHANGE OF NAME Case No. tice to interested persons unless thereto. that all persons interested in this 4. Release Date requests that Sigrid Roesch be will be received prior to 11:00 am 20BBCP00102 they have waived notice or conDATED: MARCH 26, 2020 matter appear before this court at appointed as personal representApr 14, 2020 by the City Clerk, SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIsented to the proposed action.) STEVE MERMELL CITY MANthe hearing indicated below to ative to administer the estate of Release Dated: Mar 26, 2020 100 North Garfield Avenue, Rm FORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS The independent administration AGER show cause, if any, why the petidecedent. the S228, Pasadena, CA 91109, and ANGELES. Petition of KATHYauthority will be granted unless an Published: March 26, 2020 tion for change of name should THE PETITION requests the dewill be opened at that time and ANN LISA YOUNG, for Change of STEVE MERMELL interested person files an objecPasadena Weekly not be granted. Any person objectcedent's will and codicils, if any, place. Name. TO ALL INTERESTED City Manager tion to the petition and shows ing to the name changes debe admitted to probate. The will PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: Kathygood cause why the court should scribed above must file a written any codicils are available for and Ann Lisa Young filed a petition NOTICE INVITING BIDS The bids shall be clearly titled: not grant the authority. Published: March 26, 2020 objection that includes the reasin the file kept by the examination this court for a decree chanwith WD-20-04 INSTALLATION OF FOR A HEARING on the petition will be Pasadena Weekly ons for the objection at least two court. ging names as follows: a.) KathyC O N C R E T E S I D E W A L K ON held on April 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM in court days before the matter is SELF-CONTAINED THE PETITION requests authorAnn Lisa Young to Kathy-Ann Lisa NORTH ARROYO BOULEVARD Dept. No. 11 located at 111 N. Hill scheduled to be heard and must BREATHING APPARATUS ity to administer the estate under Young Deegan 2.) THE COURT St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. appear at the hearing to show Probate (SCBA) EQUIPMENT AND the Independent Administration of ORDERS that all persons interIF YOU OBJECT to the granting of cause why the petition should not The bids shall be clearly titled. Estates Act. (This authority will alSERVICING ested in this matter appear before the petition, you should appear at be granted. If no written objection Copies of the Specifications may NOTICE OF PETITION low the personal representative to this court at the hearing indicated the hearing and state your objecis timely filed, the court may grant be obtained by mail or in person TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF take many actions without obtainbelow to show cause, if any, why Bids will be received elections or file written objections with the petition without a hearing. NOfrom the Purchasing Division, 100 BILL M. LING ing court approval. Before taking the petition for change of name the court before the hearing. Your TICE OF HEARING: Date: North Garfield Avenue, Rm 348, Case No. 20STPB02380 tronically through Planet Bids certain very important actions, not be granted. Any pershould appearance may be in person or Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: 06/02/2020. Pasadena, CA 91109, Telephone To all heirs, beneficiaries, credit(www.planetbids.com). A bid however, the personal representson objecting to the name by your attorney. E. The address of the court is 600 No. (626) 744-6755. ors, contingent creditors, and perreceived after the time set for ative will be required to give nodescribed above must changes IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a Broadway Glendale, CA East sons who may otherwise be intertice to interested persons unless the bid opening shall not be file a written objection that incontingent creditor of the de91206. A copy of this Order to ested in the will or estate, or both, Refer to the specifications for they have waived notice or conthe reasons for the objeccludes considered. Bidders are recedent, you must file your claim Show Cause shall be published at of BILL M. LING complete details and bidding resented to the proposed action.) tion at least two court days before quired to submit (upload) all with the court and mail a copy to least once each week for four sucA PETITION FOR PROBATE has quirements. The Specification and The independent administration the matter is scheduled to be the personal representative apcessive weeks prior to the date set been filed by Vanessa Dokko in items listed in the BIDDER’S this Notice shall be considered a authority will be granted unless an heard and must appear at the pointed by the court within the hearing on the petition in the for the Superior Court of California, part of any contract made pursuCHECKLIST including acinterested person files an objechearing to show cause why the later of either (1) four months from following newspaper of general County of LOS ANGELES. ant thereunder. knowledgement of all adtion to the petition and shows petition should not be granted. If the date of first issuance of letters circulation, printed in this county: THE PETITION FOR PROBATE good cause why the court should dendums. Bids will be reno written objection is timely filed, to a general personal representatPasadena Weekly. Original filed: requests that Brian Dokko be ap2. Bid Conference not grant the authority. the court may grant the petition ceived prior to BID TIME, ive, as defined in section 58(b) of March 10, 2020. Darrell Mavis, pointed as personal representatA HEARING on the petition will be without a hearing. NOTICE OF 4/7/2020 3:00 PM , and will the California Probate Code, or (2) Judge of the Superior Court. PUBive to administer the estate of the The City does not plan to hold a held on April 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM in Date: 04/24/2020. HEARING: 60 days from the date of mailing LISH: Pasadena Weekly 3/19/20, decedent. be opened online at that pre-bid conference. Instead, the Dept. No. 79 located at 111 N. Hill Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: NCB-B. or personal delivery to you of a 3/26/20, 4/2/20 4/9/20 THE PETITION requests authortime. The bids shall be City will accept written questions St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. address of the court is 300 The notice under section 9052 of the ity to administer the estate under clearly titled: via email. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of East Olive Burbank, CA 91505. A California Probate Code. the Independent Administration of the petition, you should appear at SELF-CONTAINED copy of this Order to Show Cause Other California statutes and legEstates Act. (This authority will althe hearing and state your objec3. Bid Security shall be published at least once BREATHING APPARATUS Trustee Sale al authority may affect your rights low the personal representative to tions or file written objections with each week for four successive (SCBA) EQUIPMENT AND as a creditor. You may want to take many actions without obtainthe court before the hearing. Your weeks prior to the date set for Bid security in the amount of five Title Order No. 1401212cad consult with an attorney knowing court approval. Before taking SERVICING appearance may be in person or hearing on the petition in the folpercent (5%) of the total bid price Trustee Sale No. 84250 Loan No. ledgeable in California law. certain very important actions, by your attorney. lowing newspaper of general cirin the form of cash, a certified or 399191700 APN: 5747-010-023 YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept however, the personal representCopies of the Specifications IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a culation, printed in this county: cashier’s check, money order, or NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE by the court. If you are a person ative will be required to give nocontingent creditor of the demay be obtained by mail or in Pasadena Weekly. Original filed: surety bond must accompany the YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER interested in the estate, you may tice to interested persons unless cedent, you must file your claim March 11, 2020. Darrell Mavis, person from the Purchasing proposal. A DEED OF TRUST DATED file with the court a Request for they have waived notice or conwith the court and mail a copy to Judge of the Superior Court. PUBDivision, 100 N. Garfield 3/16/2018. UNLESS YOU TAKE Special Notice (form DE-154) of sented to the proposed action.) the personal representative apLISH: Pasadena Weekly 3/19/20, ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR the filing of an inventory and ap4. Required Licenses The independent administration Ave., Room S-349, Paspointed by the court within the 3/26/20, 4/2/20 4/9/20 PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD praisal of estate assets or of any authority will be granted unless an adena, CA 91109, Telelater of either (1) four months from AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU petition or account as provided in interested person files an objecThe Contractor must have a Caliphone No. (626) 744-6755. the date of first issuance of letters NEED AN EXPLANATION OF Probate Code section 1250. A Retion to the petition and shows fornia Class A license to bid on ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR to a general personal representatTHE NATURE OF THE PROquest for Special Notice form is good cause why the court should this specification. CHANGE OF NAME Case No. ive, as defined in section 58(b) of Refer to the Specifications for CEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU available from the court clerk. not grant the authority. 20GDCP00115 the California Probate Code, or (2) complete details and bidding SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Attorney for petitioner: A HEARING on the petition will be Release Date: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALI60 days from the date of mailing On 4/1/2020 at 10:30 AM, CALIPATRICIA N CHOCK ESQ held on April 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM in requirements. The SpecificaFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS or personal delivery to you of a FORNIA TD SPECIALISTS as the SBN 132182 Dept. No. 67 located at 111 N. Hill tion and this Notice shall be ANGELES. Petition of YUJUN HE Release Dated: Mar 26, 2020 notice under section 9052 of the duly appointed Trustee under and SEYFARTH SHAW LLP St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. YANLI HUANG, for Change AND considered a part of any conCalifornia Probate Code. pursuant to Deed of Trust Recor601 S FIGUEROA ST IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of of Name. TO ALL INTERESTED Other California statutes and legtract made pursuant thereunSTEVE MERMELL ded on 3/20/2018 as Instrument STE 3300 the petition, you should appear at PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: YUJUN al authority may affect your rights City Manager der. No. 20180265067 in book N/A, LOS ANGELES CA 90017-5793 the hearing and state your objecHE AND YANLI HUANG filed a as a creditor. You may want to page N/A of official records in the CN969042 WALLER Mar 19,26, tions or file written objections with petition with this court for a deconsult with an attorney knowPublished: March 26, 2020 Office of the Recorder of Los Apr 2, 2020 the court before the hearing. Your Steve Mermell cree changing names as follows: ledgeable in California law. Pasadena Weekly Angeles County, California, exappearance may be in person or City Manager a.) Yunong He to Nikki Yunong He YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept ecuted by: GLOBAL DIRECT by your attorney. 2.) THE COURT ORDERS that all by the court. If you are a person NOTICE INVITING BIDS Name Change FUNDING, INC., A CALIFORNIA IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a persons interested in this matter interested in the estate, you may DATED: MARCH 26, 2020 FURNISH LABOR AND MATERICORPORATION , as Trustor contingent creditor of the deappear before this court at the file with the court a Request for ALS FOR WHITE GLASS LENDING, LLC, A ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR cedent, you must file your claim hearing indicated below to show Notice (form DE-154) of Special Enterprise Building Security Published: March 26, 2020 UTAH LIMITED LIABILITY COMCHANGE OF NAME Case No. with the court and mail a copy to cause, if any, why the petition for the filing of an inventory and apManagement, Phase 2 PANY , as Beneficiary WILL SELL 20BBCP00083 the personal representative apPasadena Weekly change of name should not be praisal of estate assets or of any AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIpointed by the court within the granted. Any person objecting to petition or account as provided in Three (3) copies of sealed bids HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH F O R N I A , C O U N T Y O F L OS later of either (1) four months from the name changes described Probate Code section 1250. A Rewill be received prior to 4/27/2020 (payable at time of sale in lawful CITY OF PASADENA NOTICE ANGELES. Petition of DO HYUN the date of first issuance of letters above must file a written objection quest for Special Notice form is 3:00 PM by the City Clerk, 100 money of the United States, by INVITING BIDS KIM, a minor by and through his to a general personal representatthat includes the reasons for the from the court clerk. available North Garfield Avenue, Rm S228, cash, a cashier’s check drawn by FOR FURNISH AND DELIVER parents Junggon Kim and Soyoun ive, as defined in section 58(b) of objection at least two court days Attorney for petitioner: Pasadena, CA 91109, and will be a state or national bank, a check 12.5% SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE Shin, for Change of Name. TO the California Probate Code, or (2) before the matter is scheduled to THEODORE E BACON ESQ opened at that time and place. drawn by a state or federal credit ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.) 60 days from the date of mailing be heard and must appear at the SBN 115395 The bids shall be clearly titled: Enunion, or a check drawn by a state 1. Delivery Instructions Petitioner: Junggon Kim and or personal delivery to you of a hearing to show cause why the JACOB M CLARK ESQ terprise Building Security Manageor federal savings and loan assoSoyoun Shin filed a petition with notice under section 9052 of the petition should not be granted. If SBN 266630 ment, Phase 2 ciation, savings association, or this court for a decree changing California Probate Code. Bids will be received electronicno written objection is timely filed, ALVARADOSMITH APC The bids shall be clearly titled. savings bank specified in section names as follows: a.) Do Hyun Other California statutes and legally through Planet Bids the court may grant the petition 633 W FIFTH ST STE 900 Copies of the Specifications may 5102 of the Financial Code and KIm to Daniel Dohyun Kim 2.) al authority may affect your rights (www.planetbids.com). A bid rewithout a hearing. NOTICE OF LOS ANGELES CA 90071 be obtained by mail or in person authorized to do business in this THE COURT ORDERS that all as a creditor. You may want to ceived after the time set for the bid HEARING: Date: 05/13/2020. CN968698 REOSCH Mar from the Purchasing Division, 100 state). At: Behind the fountain locpersons interested in this matter consult with an attorney knowopening shall not be considered. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: E. The ad12,19,26, 2020 North Garfield Avenue, Rm 348, ated in Civic Center Plaza located appear before this court at the ledgeable in California law. Bidders are required to submit dress of the court is 600 E. BroadPasadena, CA 91109, Telephone at 400 Civic Center Plaza, hearing indicated below to show YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept (upload) all items listed in the BIDway Glendale, CA 91206. A copy NOTICE OF PETITION No. (626) 744-6755. Pomona, CA 91766, NOTICE OF cause, if any, why the petition for by the court. If you are a person DER’S CHECKLIST including acof this Order to Show Cause shall TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF Refer to the specifications for TRUSTEE’S SALE – continued all change of name should not be interested in the estate, you may knowledgement of all addendums. be published at least once each ROBERT A. WALLER complete details and bidding reright, title and interest conveyed to granted. Any person objecting to file with the court a Request for Bids will be received prior to 11:00 week for four successive weeks Case No. 20STPB02371 quirements. The Specification and now held by it under said the name changes described Special Notice (form DE-154) of am Apr 2, 2020 , and will be prior to the date set for hearing on To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditand this Notice shall be conDeed of Trust in the property situabove must file a written objection the filing of an inventory and apopened online at that time. The the petition in the following newsors, contingent creditors, and persidered a part of any contract ated in said County, California dethat includes the reasons for the praisal of estate assets or of any bids shall be clearly titled: paper of general circulation, prinsons who may otherwise be intermade pursuant thereunder. scribed the land therein: The East objection at least two court days petition or account as provided in ted in this county: Pasadena ested in the will or estate, or both, A MANDATORY pre-bid confer80 feet of Lot 26 of Nevin Place, in before the matter is scheduled to Probate Code section 1250. A ReFURNISH AND DELIVER 12.5% Weekly. Original filed: February of ROBERT A. WALLER ence and site walk will be held at the City of Pasadena, County, of be heard and must appear at the quest for Special Notice form is SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 28, 2020. Darrell Mavis, Judge of A PETITION FOR PROBATE has which time each bidder will have Los Angeles, State of California, hearing to show cause why the available from the court clerk. the Superior Court. PUBLISH: been filed by Judy T. Waller in the the opportunity to clarify and ask as per Map recorded in Book 12, petition should not be granted. If Attorney for petitioner: Pasadena Weekly 3/5/20, 3/12/20, Copies of the Specifications may Superior Court of California , questions regarding the SpecificaPage 48 of Maps, in the Office of no written objection is timely filed, PHILIP W COX ESQ 3/19/20, 3/26/20 be obtained by mail or in person County of LOS ANGELES. tions. The pre-bid conference will the County Recorder of said the court may grant the petition SBN 224893 from the Purchasing Division, 100 THE PETITION FOR PROBATE begin at 9:00 AM Tuesday, March County. The property heretofore without a hearing. NOTICE OF W LAW OFFICES OF PHILIP N. Garfield Ave., Room S-349, requests that Judy T. Waller be 31, 2020 and will follow the order described is being sold “as is”. HEARING: Date: 04/10/2020. COX FOR CLASSIFIEDS HELP: Pasadena, CA 91109, Telephone appointed as personal representlisted here: The street address and other comTime: 8:30 AM. Dept.: A. The ad3020 OLD RANCH PARKWAY No. (626) 744-6755. ative to administer the estate of 1. Villa Parke Community Cenmon designation, if any, of the real dress of the court is 300 East SEAL BEACH CA 90740 Refer to the Specifications for the decedent. ter, 363 E Villa St, Pasadena, CA property described above is purOlive Burbank, CA 91502. A copy CN969028 LING Mar 19,20,26, complete details and bidding reTHE PETITION requests the de91101 annt@pasadenaweekly.com ported to be: 119 S GREENof this Order to Show Cause shall 2020 quirements. The Specification and cedent's will and codicils, if any, 2. La Pintoresca Branch Library WOOD AVE PASADENA, CA be published at least once each this Notice shall be considered a be admitted to probate. The will 1355 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, 91107. The undersigned Trustee week for four successive weeks part of any contract made pursuand any codicils are available for CA 91103 disclaims any liability for any inprior to the date set for hearing on ant thereunder. examination in the file kept by the The Contractor must have a C7 correctness of the street address the petition in the following news16Low PASADENA | 03.26.20 court. Voltage or aWEEKLY C10 Electrical liand other common designation, if paper of general circulation, prinTHE PETITION requests author2. Bid Conference cense, a Genetec certified techniany, shown herein. Said sale will ted in this county: Pasadena ity to administer the estate under The City does not plan to hold a cian and a CommScope certified be made, but without covenant or Weekly. Original filed: February the Independent Administration of pre-bid conference. Instead, the technician to bid on this specificawarranty, expressed or implied, 28, 2020. Darrell Mavis, Judge of Estates Act. (This authority will alCity will accept written questions tion regarding title, possession, or enthe Superior Court. PUBLISH: low the personal representative to via email. Refer to the Specifications for cumbrances, to pay the remaining Pasadena Weekly 3/5/20, 3/12/20, take many actions without obtaincomplete details and bid requireprincipal sum of the note(s) se3/19/20, 3/26/20 ing court approval. Before taking ments. The Specifications and this 3. Required Licenses cured by said Deed of Trust, with certain very important actions, Notice shall be considered a part No license or certification requireinterest thereon, as provided in however, the personal representof any contract made pursuant ments to bid on this solicitation said note(s), advances, if any, unative will be required to give nothereto. der the terms of the Deed of Trust, tice to interested persons unless DATED: MARCH 26, 2020 estimated fees, charges and ex4. Release Date they have waived notice or conSTEVE MERMELL CITY MANpenses of the Trustee and of sented to the proposed action.) AGER trusts created by said Deed of Release Dated: Mar 26, 2020 The independent administration Published: March 26, 2020 Trust, to-wit $609,662.76 (Estimauthority will be granted unless an Pasadena Weekly ated). Accrued interest and addiSTEVE MERMELL interested person files an objectional advances, if any, will inCity Manager tion to the petition and shows crease this figure prior to sale. good cause why the court should The beneficiary under said Deed Published: March 26, 2020 not grant the authority. of Trust heretofore executed and Pasadena Weekly A HEARING on the petition will be delivered to the undersigned a held on April 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM in written Declaration of Default and Dept. No. 11 located at 111 N. Hill Demand for Sale, and a written St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Notice of Default and Election to IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of Sell. The undersigned caused the petition, you should appear at said Notice of Default and Electhe hearing and state your objection of Sell to be recorded in the tions or file written objections with county where the real property is the court before the hearing. Your located and more than three appearance may be in person or months have elapsed since such by your attorney. recordation. DATE: 2/28/2020 IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a CALIFORNIA TD SPECIALIST, as contingent creditor of the deTrustee 8190 EAST KAISER cedent, you must file your claim BLVD., ANAHEIM HILLS, CA with the court and mail a copy to 92808 PHONE: 714-283-2180 the personal representative apFOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMApointed by the court within the TION LOG ON TO: www.stoxpostlater of either (1) four months from ing.com CALL: 844-477-7869 the date of first issuance of letters PATRICIO S. INCE’, VICE PRESto a general personal representatIDENT CALIFORNIA TD SPEive, as defined in section 58(b) of CIALIST IS A DEBT COLLECTthe California Probate Code, or (2) OR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT 60 days from the date of mailing A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION or personal delivery to you of a OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR notice under section 9052 of the THAT PURPOSE. “NOTICE TO California Probate Code. POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are Other California statutes and legconsidering bidding on this propal authority may affect your rights erty lien, you should understand as a creditor. You may want to that there are risks involved in bidconsult with an attorney knowding at a trustee auction. You will ledgeable in California law. be bidding on a lien, not on the YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept property itself. Placing the highest by the court. If you are a person bid at a trustee auction does not interested in the estate, you may automatically entitle you to free file with the court a Request for and clear ownership of the propSpecial Notice (form DE-154) of erty. You should also be aware

626-584-8747 or


Los Angeles, State of California, as per Map recorded in Book 12, Page 48 of Maps, in the Office of the County Recorder of said County. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property Trustee describedSale above is purported to be: 119 S GREENWOOD AVE PASADENA, CA 91107. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit $609,662.76 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election of Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. DATE: 2/28/2020 CALIFORNIA TD SPECIALIST, as Trustee 8190 EAST KAISER BLVD., ANAHEIM HILLS, CA 92808 PHONE: 714-283-2180 FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION LOG ON TO: www.stoxposting.com CALL: 844-477-7869 PATRICIO S. INCE’, VICE PRESIDENT CALIFORNIA TD SPECIALIST IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. “NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed or trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 844-477-7869, or visit this intern e t W e b s i t e www.stoxposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case T.S.# 84250. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale.” CALIFORNIA TD SPECIALISTS Attn: Teri Snyder 8190 East Kaiser Blvd. Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 Pasadena Weekly 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 TSG No.: 8755706 TS No.: CA1900285410 APN: 5829-016027 Property Address: 3016 CALANDA AVE ALTADENA, CA 91001 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/21/2014. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05/07/2020 at 10:00 A.M., First American Title Insurance Company, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 02/27/2014, as Instrument No. 20140203244, in book , page , , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of California. Executed by: JULIUS JOHNSON, AN UNMARRIED MAN, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766 All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST APN# 5829-016-027 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3016 CALANDA AVE, ALTADENA, CA 91001 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $ 373,100.25. The benefi-

MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05/07/2020 at 10:00 A.M., First American Title Insurance Company, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 02/27/2014, as Instrument No. 20140203244, in book , page , , of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, State of California. Executed by: JULIUS JOHNSON, AN UNMARRIED MAN, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766 All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST APN# 5829-016-027 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3016 CALANDA AVE, ALTADENA, CA 91001 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $ 373,100.25. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust has deposited all documents evidencing the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust and has declared all sums secured thereby immediately due and payable, and has caused a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be executed. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (916)939-0772 or visit this Internet Web http://search.nationwideposting.com/propertySearchTerms.aspx, using the file number assigned to this case CA1900285410 Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: First American Title Insurance Company 4795 Regent Blvd, Mail Code 1011-F Irving, TX 75063 First American Title Insurance Company MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE FOR TRUSTEES SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (916)9390772 NPP0369487 To: PASADENA WEEKLY 03/26/2020, 04/02/2020, 04/09/2020

telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: First American Title Insurance Company 4795 Regent Blvd, Mail Code 1011-F Irving, TX 75063 First American Title Insurance Company MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE FOR TRUSTEES SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (916)9390772 NPP0369487 To: PASADENA WEEKLY 03/26/2020, 04/02/2020, 04/09/2020 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. CA-14-631825-RY Order No.: 140155297-CA-VOI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/8/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): CRISPIN LUNA, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 6/15/2006 as Instrument No. 06 1321846 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California; Date of Sale: 4/23/2020 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, in the Vineyard Ballroom Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,372,630.46 The purported property address is: 144 EAST PINE STREET, ALTADENA, CA 91001 Assessor's Parcel No.: 5833-026-024 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 800-280-2832 for information regarding the trustee's sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-14631825-RY. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser's sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary's Agent, or the Beneficiary's Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right's against the real property only. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2763 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. TS No.: CA14-631825-RY IDSPub #0161657 3/26/2020 4/2/2020 4/9/2020

whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 800-280-2832 for information regarding the trustee's sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-14631825-RY. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser's sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary's Agent, or the Beneficiary's Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right's against the real property only. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2763 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. TS No.: CA14-631825-RY IDSPub #0161657 3/26/2020 4/2/2020 4/9/2020 T.S. No.: 191212414 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Loan No.: 19-0227 Order No. 95523152 APN: 5708-026-013 You Are In Default Under A Deed Of Trust Dated 3/21/2019. Unless You Take Action To Protect Your Property, It May Be Sold At A Public Sale. If You Need An Explanation Of The Nature Of The Proceeding Against You, You Should Contact A Lawyer. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Rosado Properties, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company Duly Appointed Trustee: Del Toro Loan Servicing, Inc. Recorded 4/1/2019 as Instrument No. 20190280227 in book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, Date of Sale: 4/16/2020 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $412,639.28 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 155 Fern Drive Pasadena, CA 91105 A.P.N.: 5708026-013 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Notice To Potential Bidders: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. Notice To Property Owner: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (877) 440-4460 or visit this Internet Web site www.mkconsultantsinc.com, using the file number assigned to this case 191212414. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 3/16/2020 Del Toro Loan Servicing, Inc., by

be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Notice To Potential Bidders: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. Notice To Property Owner: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (877) 440-4460 or visit this Internet Web site www.mkconsultantsinc.com, using the file number assigned to this case 191212414. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 3/16/2020 Del Toro Loan Servicing, Inc., by Total Lender Solutions, Inc., its authorized agent 10505 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite 125 San Diego, CA 92121 Phone: 866535-3736 Sale Line: (877) 440-4460 BY: /s/Rachel Seropian, Trustee Sale Officer Pasadena Weekly 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20

Fic. Business Name FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020 047974 Type of Filing:Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GATEKEEPER SYSTEMS. 1010 East Union Street Suite 205 Pasadena, CA 91106 COUNTY: Los Angeles. Articles of Incorporation or Organization Number: 0609715. REGISTERED OWNER(S) GK S Holdings, Inc., 1010 East Union Street Suite 205 Pasadena, CA 91106 . State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 01/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Joseph Knight. TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name: GKS Holdings, Inc. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 26, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020057589 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: THE WICKED SPICE. 11688 South Street #101 Artesia, CA 90701, 9353 Bolsa Ave., #K21 Westminster, CA 92683. COUNTY: Los Angeles. Articles of Incorporation or Organization Number: 4566922. REGISTERED OWNER(S) The Wicked Spice, Inc., 9353 Bolsa Ave., #K21 Westminster, CA 92683. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Robert Le. TITLE: CEO, Corp or LLC Name: The Wicked Spice, Inc. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 6, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020 045289 Type of Filing:Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as GOLDEN LEAF. 717 West Las Tunas Drive San Gabriel, CA 91776 COUNTY: Los Angeles. Articles of Incorporation or Organization Number: 4550505. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Golden Leaf Inc., 717 West Las Tunas Drive San Gabriel, CA 91776. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Kuo-Chao Liao. TITLE: Secretary, Corp or LLC Name: Golden Leaf Inc. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 24, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Georgios Lalechos. TITLE: CEO, Corp or LLC Name: Lale Balanced. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 9, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20, 4/16/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020053308 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: TWOFEATHERS, TWO FEATHERS, 2FEATHERS, OTHER MODELS, OTHER(S), RUNNING FOX, SAMESAME; 503 Olmpic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) James Myers, 503 Olmpic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 03/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: James Myers. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 3, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020059572 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: JORGE VALENZUELA HANDYMAN SERVICE; 3904 Bresee Ave., Apt. 19 Baldwin Park, CA 91706, 3256 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA 91706. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Jorge Alberto Valenzuela Varela, 3256 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA 91706. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 01/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Jorge Alberto Valenzuela Varela. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 10, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020 058326 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: OLYMPIC STRETCH. 1106 N. La Cienega Blvd. Suite 206 West Hollywood, CA 90069, 6244 Matilija Avenue Valley Glen, CA 91401. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Lale Balanced, 1106 N. La Cienga Blvd., Suite 206 West Hollywood, CA 90069. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Georgios Lalechos. TITLE: CEO, Corp or LLC Name: Lale Balanced. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 9, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of03.26.20 Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20, 4/16/20

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Fic. Business Name FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020051065 Type of Filing: Amended The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CALIFORNIA SOLUTIONS; 616 San Pascual Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90042. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Erika Margarita Salazar, 616 San Pascual Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90042, Gamaliel Sanchez, 774 N. Wilson Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 09/2016. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Erika Margarita Salazar. TITLE: Partner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020045257 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: SOCIAL SESSIONS LA; 1305 E. California Ave., Apt. 5 Glendale, CA 91206 COUNTY: L o s A n g e l e s . R E G I S T E R ED OWNER(S) Gabrielle Orellana, 1305 E. California Ave., Apt. 5 Glendale, CA 91206, Franceli Izaguirre, 408 Allen Ave. Glendale, CA 91201. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 01/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Gabrielle Orellana. TITLE: General Partner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 24, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

Thomas-Geujen. TITLE: Partner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 27, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020050594 Type of Filing: Amended (New) The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: NIKKI & MALLORY, IFLA BY NIKKI & MALLORY, IF LA BY NIKKI & MALLORY, NIKKI MADE, NIKKI&MALLORY; 3810 N. El Sereno Ave. Altadena, CA 91001. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Treasure Mallory, 3810 N. El Sereno Ave. Altadena, CA 91001. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Treasure Mallory. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020062173 Type of Filing: Refiled The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: HYE CITY ENGINEERING; 3780 Ranch Top Rd. Pasadena, CA 91107. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Kevork Tcharkhoutian, Ayline Tcharkhoutian, 3780 Ranch Top Rd. Pasadena, CA 91107. THIS BUSINESS IS CON D UC TED BY a Ma rri ed Couple. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 07/2015. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Kevork Tcharkhoutian. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 12, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20, 4/16/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020049338 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: CONSIDER; 1051 Walnut Grove Avenue Rosemead, CA 91770. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Alison ThomasGeujen, 1051 Walnut Grove Avenue Rosemead, CA 91770, Kelsey Meyer, 1122 South Hayworth Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90035. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Alison Thomas-Geujen. TITLE: Partner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 27, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on 18which PASADENA | 03.26.20 it was filedWEEKLY in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020048550 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: WIN & KHIN INC. 411 S. Monterey Street Apt. #C Alhambra, CA 91801. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Win & Khin Inc., 411 S. Monterey Street Apt. #C Alhambra, CA 91801. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Win Aung. TITLE: CEO, Corp or LLC Name: Win & Khin Inc. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 27, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020 049959 Type of Filing:Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as ATTITUDE PRODUCTIONS. 2334 Prince St. Los Angeles, CA 90031. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Away Team Ventures, 2334 Prince St. Los Angeles, CA 90031. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Alan Reyes. TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name: Away Team Ventures. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020 049948 Type of Filing:Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as SPACE GUITAR MUSIC. 2334 Prince St. Los Angeles, CA 90031. COUNTY: L o s A n g e l e s . R E G I S T E R ED OWNER(S) Away Team Ventures, 2334 Prince St. Los Angeles, CA 90031. State of Incorporation or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/ Alan Reyes. TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name: Away Team Ventures. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020059514 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ANGEL FLORES HANDYMAN SERVICE; 3256 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA 91706, 750 F St. Ontario, CA 91762 COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Jose Angel Flores, 750 F St. Ontario, CA 91762. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 01/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Jose Angel Flores. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 10, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020060315 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: WRITING WAVES; 1706 Fair Oaks Ave., #D South Pasadena, CA 91030. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Tonya Lashawn Tyus, 1706 Fair Oaks Ave., #D South Pasadena, CA 91030. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 03/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Tonya Lashawn Tyus,. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 11, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020057206 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: TELEGRAPH FILMS; 6105 W. Avenue K4 Lancaster, CA 93536-1774. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Roger Alan Morse, 6105 W. Avenue K4 Lancaster, CA 93536-1774. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Roger Alan Morse. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 6, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20

OWNER(S) Roger Alan Morse, 6105 W. Avenue K4 Lancaster, CA 93536-1774. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Roger Alan Morse. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 6, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020056984 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ABE SONG MUSIC; 1107 Fair Oaks Avenue #267 South Pasadena, CA 91030. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Abe Song, 1729 Ellincourt Drive Apt. 22 South Pasadena, CA 91030. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Abe Song. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 6, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020063602 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: LUMINARY PRODUCTIONS; 2537 Devonshire Ln. Altadena, CA 91001. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Guerin Lynette Piercy, 2537 Devonshire Ln. Altadena, CA 91001. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Guerin Lynette Piercy. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 13, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020046426 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ALLIANCE APPRAISALS; 1051 Encanto Drive Arcadia, CA 91007. COUNTY: L o s A n g e l e s . R E G I S T E R ED OWNER(S) Linda Ann Whittlesey, 1051 Encanto Drive Arcadia, CA 91007. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 01/2006. I declare that all information in this statement is true a n d c o r r e c t . / s / : L i n d a A nn Whittlesey. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 25, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020040646 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: SPC KLM DESIGN; 3818 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90065. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Edmar Lineses, 3818 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90065. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Edmar Lineses. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 19, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020046583 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: AMERICAN MFG; 9131 Burnet Ave., Unit 14 9134 Sepulveda Blvd. Unit 2818 North Hills, CA 91343 COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Vallentin Usov, 9131 Burnet Ave., Unit 14 North Hills, CA 91343. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Valentin Usov. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 25, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020055878 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: GO GET IT; 927 N. Louise St., Apt. 1 Glendale, CA 91207. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Artyom Mkrtchyan, 927 N. Louise St., Apt. 1 Glendale, CA 91207. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 03/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Artyom Mkrtchyan. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 5, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME – FILE NO: 2020050314 file no: 2018-141187 date filed: 06/08/2018. Name of Business(es) YOURNETLIFE, 5210 La Madera Ave. El Monte, CA 91732. registered owner(s): Phillip Vo, 5210 La Madera Ave. El Monte, CA 91732. Business was conducted by an Individual. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) registrants names/corp/llc (print) Phillip Vo title: Owner. If corporation, also print corporate title of officer. If LLC, also print tile of officer or manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of los angeles County on the date indicated by the filed stamp in the upper right corner: February 28, 2020. i hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. dean c. logan, los angeles county clerk by: Victor Zavala, Deputy Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020052279 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: MASTER OF MOISTURE; 2905 Montrose Ave., #519 La Crescenta, CA 91214. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Dan T Owen, 2905 Montrose Ave., #519 La Crescenta, CA 91214. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Dan T. Owen. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 3, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20


ally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section Fic. Business Namein the 17913 other than a change residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020058611 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: ND PENDANT ARTISTS; 1015 Benito Ave., #15 Alhambra, CA 91803. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Paul E McCarty, 1015 Benito Ave., Apt. 15 Alhambra, CA 91803. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Paul E McCarty. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: March 9, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020048541 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: VVB RETAIL SUPPLY; 8608 Olney St. Rosemead, CA 91770. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Vien Chi Tran, 8608 Olney St. Rosemead, CA 91770. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Vien Chi Tran. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 27, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020050822 Type of Filing: Original The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: BRAVO MAINTENANCE SERVICES; 420 E. 60th St Los Angeles, CA 90003. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Luis Eduardo Bravo, 420 E. 60th St Los Angeles, CA 90003. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Luis Eduardo Bravo. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20

on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Luis Eduardo Bravo. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/19/20, 3/26/20, 4/2/20, 4/9/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020050022 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: WHOLE LIFE PATHWAYS; 37012 32 nd Street East Palmdale, CA 93550. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Jermaine Antoine Junius, 37012 32nd Street East Palmdale, CA 93550. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: 02/2020. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Jermaine Antoine Junius. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 28, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020048247 Type of Filing: Original. The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: JARED TAX SERVICES; 2716 Honolulu Ave., Apt. 102 Montrose, CA 91020. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Jiawei Feng, 2716 Honolulu Ave., Apt. 102 Montrose, CA 91020. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the Fictitious Business Name or names listed above on: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. /s/: Jiawei Feng. TITLE: Owner. This statement was filed with the LA County Clerk on: February 26, 2020. NOTICE – in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the county clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. a new Fictitious Business Name statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see Section 14411 et seq., business and professions code). Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME – FILE NO: 2020047971 file no: 2018-301320 date filed: 12/04/2018. Name of B u s i n e s s ( e s ) G A T E K E E P ER SYSTEMS, 1010 East Union Street, Suite 205, Pasadena, CA 91106. registered owner(s): Caine, Farber & Gordon, Inc., 1010 East Union Street, suite 201 pasadena, ca 91106, Phillip naecker, 1115. E. Woodbury Road Pasadena, CA 91104. Business was conducted by Joint Venture. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) registrants names/corp/llc (print) Joe Knight, Philip Naecker title: President. If corporation, also print corporate title of officer. If LLC, also print tile of officer or manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of los angeles County on the date indicated by the filed stamp in the upper right corner: February 26, 2020. i hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. dean c. logan, los angeles county clerk by: C. Maffitt, Deputy Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

Business(es) GATEKEEPER SYSTEMS, 1010 East Union Street, Suite 205, Pasadena, CA 91106. registered owner(s): Caine, Farber & Gordon, Inc., 1010 East Union Street, suite 201 pasadena, ca 91106, Phillip naecker, 1115. E. Woodbury Road Pasadena, CA 91104. Business was conducted by Joint Venture. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) registrants names/corp/llc (print) Joe Knight, Philip Naecker title: President. If corporation, also print corporate title of officer. If LLC, also print tile of officer or manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of los angeles County on the date indicated by the filed stamp in the upper right corner: February 26, 2020. i hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. dean c. logan, los angeles county clerk by: C. Maffitt, Deputy Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 3/5/20, 3/12/20, 3/19/20, 3/26/20

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