T R I B U N E
Serving Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Los Cerritos, Wrigley and the City of Signal Hill
VOL. 29, NO. 23 Your Weekly Community Newspaper November 16, 2006
SH receives too few
Mural Masterpiece water rate protests
JOSEPH SERNA needed at least 2,174 for a
Staff Writer simple majority.
“The residents are basi-
The Signal Hill City Coun- cally funding the city’s sav-
cil introduced an ordinance ings account. We’re stuffing
establishing a 3 percent water your little piggy bank,” resi-
rate increase for property dent Carol Churchill told the
owners Tuesday, the new rate Council during her protest.
is expected to keep the city’s Churchill was referring to
water fund fiscally solvent. the $100,000 revenue the
The Council originally rate increase is expected to
passed the rate hike July 11, generate—currently the
but a California Supreme water fund revenue is
Court decision, Bighorn- approximately $8,000 more
Desert View Water Agency v. than expenditures.
E.W. Kelley, S127535, The increased revenue is
changed the law on utility rate expected to offset across-the-
increases soon after the Coun- board rises in labor, construc-
cil’s approval. tion, energy, water pumping
The Council decided to and living costs for the city.
voluntarily adhere to the new The revenue should keep
This mural, created by Art Mortimer as a salute to Long Beach Veterans, law, which gives the public a the water fund in the black,
was unveiled last Saturday. Mark Eastman/Signal Tribune
45-day period to protest the with extra money seen as a
hike in person or through “prudent reserve,” said City
BY MARK EASTMAN dedicated on the wall of the southeast cor- writing—a simple majority of Attorney David Aleshire.
Staff Writer ner of Harding Street and Atlantic Avenue. the city’s property owners “If you did not build up
The mural artistically honors Long protesting is required to quash money to fix things, you
North Long Beach residents gathered Beach Veteran’s from the five military the rate increase. wouldn’t be able to pay for
last Saturday for a day of patriotic celebra- branches. The project was a joint venture Counting Tuesday night’s them when you need to
tion of those who have served the country. between the Veterans Day Parade Commit- written and oral protests (the replace them,” Aleshire
Following the 10th Annual Long Beach tee and the Department of Parks, Recre- last day of the 45-day protest stated.
Veterans Day Parade, a 2,168 square foot ation and Marine and funded by the period), according to Deputy The next Council meeting
mural, created by artist Art Mortimer, was see MURAL page 6 City Clerk Vivian Munson, will be on Tuesday, Novem-
there were 46—the city ber 28 at 7 p.m. in city hall.
Company is Coming: Long Beach says it’s time to clean up
On Saturday, residents are graffiti throughout Long ness patronage. Neighbor- in every community.” of-way, such as the wall of a
urged to join together and Beach. hoods that allow graffiti to The Long Beach City residence or business adjacent
improve their neighborhoods The other sites are: 2247 remain tend to attract more Council remains serious about to a street or alley.
by removing graffiti and Earl Avenue, 1320 Gaviota crimes. Furthermore, address- addressing graffiti, and has To better coordinate this
stickers and picking up trash Avenue, 2010 Eucalyptus ing graffiti requires personal allocated funding to expand effort, and to focus on areas
during a citywide event Avenue, 910 Daisy Avenue, and city funds, according to one of the anti-graffiti pro- with a large amount of inci-
dubbed Company is Coming. 5800 Cherry Avenue, 1004 Pat West, director of commu- grams throughout Long dents, the city has been parti-
Graffiti removal and clean-up East Seventh Street, 2023 nity development for the city Beach. They have contracted tioned into four sectors. GPC
supplies will be provided. Pacific Avenue, 6700 Butler of Long Beach. with Graffiti Protective Coat- also will respond to calls
The clean-up lasts from 10 Avenue, 1557 Parade Street “This is a great opportunity ings (GPC) to expand its ser- received on the city’s graffiti
a.m. to noon at 11 sites, and Chavez Park at Fourth for people to make a differ- vices, and use four specially abatement hotline—(562)
including 1 Granada Avenue, Street and Golden Avenue. ence in their neighborhoods,” equipped trucks to patrol the 570-2773—that identify
which will feature a demon- Graffiti reduces property said West. “The quick elimi- city and proactively eliminate accessible graffiti on private
stration by a private company values, decreases neighbor- nation of graffiti is vital to graffiti from private property property. Graffiti on other
that is proactively eliminating hood pride and lowers busi- maintaining the quality of life accessible from a public right- see GRAFFITI page 9
30th Anniversary Mindy Nettifee
of No More Butts performs poems
Today is National Smoke- Two one-night-only events
out. Learn the tips to help show at The Found in
you quit puffin’. November.
Pages 4 & 8 Pages 10 & 11 Page 12
2 SIGNAL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY NOVEMBER 16, 2006
The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s
monthly mixer will take place tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 7
p.m. at Mailbox It, 3428 Long Beach Boulevard. The
event is free and open to all local businesses and BIA
members. Mailbox It will provide refreshments, and the
BIA will award door prizes donated by local businesses.
For more information, call the BIA at (562) 595-0081 or
call Mailbox It at (562) 997-2800.
EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD OF AMERICA
The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of
America will meet Friday at St. Gregory Episcopal
Church, 6201 East Willow Street in Long Beach. Social
Hour begins at 10 a.m., the meeting/program starts at
11:30 a.m. This month’s guest will be Sue Ann Robinson,
from the Long Beach Art Museum. Guests are welcome
and are requested to pay a $2 donation. For more informa-
tion, call Vicki Young at (562) 421-6975.
UNIQUE BIBLE THEATRE PERFORMANCES
The Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, 5871 Naples Plaza in Anyone recognize this crew of Signal Hill characters or know why they are posing
Long Beach, will offer two Bible-based theatrical perfor- together? Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal
mances by Dr. Alex Cavalli this weekend. On Friday at 8 p.m., Hill, CA 90755, or send email to email@example.com.
Dr. Cavalli will present his unique, solo performance of “Paul:
Face-to-Face” and on Saturday at 4 p.m., he will perform “The
Gospel According to St. John.” Everyone is welcome to attend Senator Lowenthal to host a town hall
these free events. For more information, call (562) 434-0669.
CUB SCOUT CRAFT SALE AND BOOK SALE
meeting the costs of transporting goods
The Cub Scout Pack #117 will host a holiday craft faire and Senator Alan Lowenthal (D- the Walter Pyramid on the on the various options for fund-
used book sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the north Long Beach), in partnership CSULB campus (complimen- ing air pollution mitigation and
parking lot of Newcomb Academy, 3351 Val Verde Avenue. with Dr. F. King Alexander, tary parking), 1250 Bellflower infrastructure projects related to
Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Newcomb Academy president of California State Boulevard in Long Beach. the Ports of Long Beach and
Library. For more information, or to reserve a vendor space University at Long Beach, will Mayor Bob Foster will pro- Los Angeles.
for a donation of $25, contact Shelly at (562) 799-4009. host Paying for the True Costs vide the opening remarks. The economic, health and
ART OPENING of Goods Movement, a town While there have been sev- legal limitations and implica-
There will be a unique selection of artwork, handmade hall meeting to discuss funding eral public meetings in recent tions of the various funding
jewelry and art books for sale at the opening reception at solutions for our public health months regarding poor air qual- options (including the status
Artistic Edge Art and Framing’s Holiday Event, Saturday crisis. ity in our region and the alarm- quo, municipal bonds, man-
from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Artistic Edge is located at 2105 East The event will take place ing health statistics as a result of dated user fees and voluntary
Fourth Street in Long Beach. For more information, call Tuesday, November 28 from 6 diesel particulate matter, user fees) will be explored at
(562) 433-5169 or visit www.artisticedge-online.com. p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Pointe in Lowenthal’s meeting will focus the town hall meeting.
WOMEN’S ART SHOW
Women Artist Visibility (WAV), a coalition of concerned
lesbians to promote lesbian and women artists, will present
High Heels and Pointed Shoes: Women Stepping Into Their
Power on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Second
City Council Gallery, 435 Alamitos Avenue in Long Beach.
This non-juried art show will feature music, poetry and live
body painting, in addition to several women artists. The art
will be on display through November 26. For more infor-
mation, contact Pat Lamis at (562) 493-2614.
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
The Questing Heirs Genealogical Society of Long Beach Saturday, December 2 from 1pm ‘til 5pm
will have its November meeting on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. in
the parish hall of the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1900 You are invited to tour El Dorado Park Estates
East Carson Street (one block west of Cherry) in Long home of distinction. In addition to your tour,
Beach. The topic for this month’s meeting will be Buttons please join us at our Hospitality House for a
and Your Family History, presented by Anne Larkin. There
Silent Auction, light refreshments and great music
will also be a presentation by Dr. Geoff Gatley of the Long
Beach Historical Society. For more information, call (562) from our own Long Beach Poly Jazz Ensemble.
421- 5610 or visit www.qhgs.info.
THANKSGIVING DAY CHURCH SERVICE Thank You
The Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, 5871 Naples Plaza in to our
Long Beach, will offer a special Thanksgiving Day church ser- Platinum Sponsors
vice for the community on Thursday, November 23 at 10 a.m.
Bible passages from the King James version, along with
related ideas from Science and Health with Key to the
Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy will also be read to help
guests discover for themselves the true meaning of Please send this form and payment to:
Attn: Home Tour, Newcomb Academy, 3351 Val Verde Ave., Long Beach CA 90808.
Thanksgiving. For more information, call (562) 434-0669.
SOUTH COAST ORCHID SOCIETY AUCTION
The South Coast Orchid Society will host an orchid auc-
tion on Monday, November 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The auction will take place at Whaley Park Clubhouse,
The day of the event, tickets can be
5620 Atherton Street in Long Beach. Proceeds from the purchased for $18 at our Hospitality House,
event will go toward furthering the research and cultiva- 3120 Armourdale Ave, Long Beach.
tion of orchids. For more information, contact Janell For further information, please
Schuck at (562) 431-5090. call 598-2699 or 431-8444.
NOVEMBER 16, 2006 COMMUNITY SIGNAL TRIBUNE 3
Look out! Art is everywhere Spotlight on:
Lisa Dorsey’s photography
exhibit 101 Ways to Holly-
Long Beach artist Joseph Giri.
Lebsack currently works on
both private and public pro-
the gallery, enjoy the artwork on
the walls, purchase gift cards,
original fine art and handcrafted
wood ends this Friday at Pic- jects, and has shown at galleries jewelry, as well as sip ice-
ture This Gallery & Custom
Framing at 4130 Norse Way
in Long Beach and Los Ange-
les. In addition to doing fine art,
blended mocha smoothies and
munch on hot sandwiches for
P acific Coast University School of Law, 1650 Ximeno
Avenue, Suite 310, will host an information session for
prospective students tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
in Long Beach. Lebsack is also a co-owner of a the upcoming holiday seasons. Pacific Coast University is known for having provided
Dorsey is a fifth-generation local graphic design business
students in Southern California an affordable, quality legal-
Long Beach resident with a called Chance Artworks. MoLAA Presents
education for more than 75 years. Tonight’s event is free
Bachelor’s of Arts in fine art To view some of his work, Cuban Art
and open to the public. For more information, call (562)
photography from California go online to www.chanceart- MoLAA presents its highly
961-8200 or visit their website at www.pculaw.com.
State University, Long Beach. works.com. anticipated and timely exhibi-
All of her photos are one-of-
a-kind (no reprints) ultra-
chrome archival prints.
The Signal Hill Library
hours are Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday from noon to 8 p.m.,
tion, Unbroken Ties (Sin Rup-
turas): Dialogues in Cuban Art,
admist the political and eco-
T here are only two dates left for this season’s
Victor’s Gifts II Mini Shops. November’s event will
take place Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Café Bixby,
Gallery hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, Friday and nomic controversy surrounding 3900 Atlantic Avenue. December’s event will happen on
through Friday from 10 a.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Cuban embargo and Fidel Saturday, December 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the
to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 For more information, call Castro's uncertain tenure. Phoenix Coffeehouse, 539 East Bixby Road. As in the
a.m. to 2 p.m. For more infor- the library at (562) 989-7392. As the title suggests, Un- spirit of the former Victor’s, Victor’s Gifts II offers free
mation contact Mattie Gomez broken Ties is an exhibition gift-wrapping, prompt delivery on special orders and
at (562) 425-4861. Returning to focusing on the survival and shipping nationwide. For more information, contact
the Royal Cup perpetuity of Cuban values Christine Hart at (310) 376-5866 or (310) 948-1291.
Signal Hill The Royal Cup Gallery and and the Cuban character
Robert Lebsack, a Califor-
Gourmet Coffee Shop, 994
Redondo Avenue on the corner
beyond the island. The exhibi-
tion features contemporary T he Newcomb Academy PTSA will present a Holiday
Home Tour on Saturday, December 2, from 1 p.m. to
5 p.m. at the El Dorado Park Estates, located between
nia State Long Beach alumnus of Redondo and 10th Street Cuban art: paintings, prints,
who settled in Southern Cali- has an exhibition that will run photographs, sculpture and Spring Street and Wardlow Road, east of the 605 Freeway
fornia following world travel, through December 31. video presentations. in East Long Beach. The hospitality home will feature
will be displaying his art in the Returning artists, painter The exhibition is drawn refreshments, music and a silent auction, as well as five
Signal Hill Library through the Luke Van Hook and photogra- from the permanent collection beautiful homes to tour. Admission is $15 per person pre-
end of the year. The event is pher Ginger Van Hook, display of Cuban art from the Museum sale and $18 at the door. Proceeds will benefit Newcomb
sponsored by the Friends of new paintings and experimen- of Art Fort Lauderdale (MoA Academy student programs. For more information, con-
Signal Hill Cultural Arts. tal digital photography. FL). The museum holds the tact Lisa Kitching at (562) 431-8444.
Lebsack grew up in an Air Local portrait artist and illus- largest and most comprehen-
Force family and traveled the trator Danny Flores exhibits for sive collection of contempo-
world. Later, he studied art at the first time and three local sis- rary Cuban art outside of Cuba.
CSULB and received a Bach- ters, Loretta Jensen, Mandi MoLAA is located at 628
elor of Fine Arts in illustra- Willis and Sara Willis exhibit Alamitos Avenue in Long
tion. During his time at original works of jewelry, Beach. For information on Class Schedule
CSULB, he had the opportu- sculpture and drawings. MoLAA and its programs available at
nity to study with esteemed The public is invited to visit visit www.molaa.org. www.bananaberry.com
Cabrillo Aquarium Book Fair includes Exotic Fibers, & Vintage Fabrics
inside Banana Berry Marketplace
author talks, workshops, crafts 1090 E. Wardlow Rd • (562) 426-1133
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Erie discusses how MWD lic. Limited parking is available
is hosting its first ever book deals with the dilemmas of at $7 per vehicle. Carpooling,
fair on Saturday from 11 a.m. drought management, water taking the trolley or catching Glass Studio open
to 4 p.m. quality, environmental stew- the free shuttle at 22nd Street Tues thru Sat 10-6pm
Among the many activities, ardship and the various battles and Miner is encouraged.
there will be book readings, MWD faces today, including For more information, call Mosaic & Fusing Classes
talks and signings by authors, sustaining an urbanized Feliciana Warren, membership Glass Art N Supplies
face painting and a workshop desert. This not-to-be-missed coordinator at (310) 548-8396. Bring the Kids and Start
on how to make bookmarks. talk will be in the Cabrillo Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Making Holiday Gifts Now!
Refreshments will be provided Marine Auditorium. is located at 3720 Stephen M. 4242 Atlantic N 562.424.6052 N www.ChromaGlassDesigns.com
on the veranda next to the Vir- The event is free to the pub- White Drive in San Pedro.
ginia Reid Moore Marine
Research Library overlooking Since
Cabrillo Beach. 1944
At 1:15 p.m., author Automotive & Evaluation Center
Steven Erie, professor of 500 East Wardlow Road • Long Beach CALIFORNIA
political science and director One Block N. of 405 Fwy.
of the urban studies and plan- between Atlantic & L.B. Blvd. 426-7321 Professional
ning program at the Univer-
sity of California, San Diego,
will give a talk about his SHUTTLE SERVICE
to & from work or home
book “Beyond Chinatown.”
The book goes behind the
scenes of water usage in Los
Angeles and the history of the
Metropolitan Water District of
Southern California (MWD).
This book debunks the myth
put forth in the famous movie
“Chinatown” focusing on how
the MWD and its pioneering
ways became the world’s
eighth largest economy thriv-
ing in a semi-desert.
4 SIGNAL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY NOVEMBER 16, 2006
Thoughts Vicki’s View
A baseball diamond was
Publisher this girl’s best friend
by Neena Strichart
BY VICKI PARIS GOODMAN went to the try-out and So I bided my time the rest
Today is the 30th anniversary of the American Can- Arts & Entertainment Editor watched as the boys lined up of that year and worked on
cer Society’s Great American Smokeout® (see more on and auditioned by batting, taming my rather wild throw-
this event on page 8). For me today is the 11th week of I was a tomboy. Do they throwing, catching and run- ing arm. For some reason I
living smoke-free (or as some call it—“smober”). still call it that? To be precise, ning. Bob made one of the had been unable to develop an
my best friends were girls, but teams in the “farm league”— accurate overhand. But while
Being a nicotine addict has not been fun and it is a
I had this other life that Caryn the training ground for future Dad and I were throwing the
constant struggle to stay smober. Information from vari-
and Mindy either didn’t know little league sluggers. Dad vol- ball back and forth one day, he
ous websites has helped me stay vigilant as has my local
about or just didn’t get. This unteered to umpire at some of and I accidentally discovered I
self-help weekly support meetings.
was no big surprise because the games, while Mom agreed had a mean side arm. It fea-
Today I would like to offer information from a refer- Caryn and Mindy weren’t to periodically run the snack tured a comfortable twist of
ral guide I received from the city of Long Beach’s saddled with frizzy hair, bar. And me? I sat in the the wrist. Best of all, it zeroed
Tobacco Education Program as well as personal tips to freckles and coke bottle spec- stands getting hooked on the in on its target practically
those of you who are ready to become smober. It’s a tacles. At age 10, it was possi- energy and atmosphere of the every time, veering a few cen-
tough decision and non-smokers need to understand that ble for them to go to school place. timeters off the “bullseye”
giving up cigarettes is a very personal decision. looking like girls. My lot was Every game started out the only occasionally. I was ready.
Suggestions to Help You Quit... to wonder what that was like. same way. Piped in over the The next year, it was try-
So I concentrated on getting PA were the national anthem, out day again. Dad was taking
• Get rid of all cigarettes and ashtrays in your home, straight A’s and perfecting my followed by the little league Bob who, now a year older,
car and/or workplace. mastery of a baseball glove. pledge and then the little aspired to the “minor league.”
• Ask your family, friends and coworkers for support. It so happened my dad was league song: I tagged along. Bob made the
• Breathe in deeply when you feel the urge to smoke a first class all-around athlete. “When the umpire calls desired cut. And I said to Dad,
[my favorite tip—learned it from my friend He’d excelled at football, base- and he hollers ‘play ball!’ “I wish they would let girls
Gregory]. ball, swimming and classic hear them yell ’c’mon little play. I want to try out.”
• Keep yourself busy with hobbies. Brooklyn-style handball. All leaguer...’” To this day I whis- This is where a little under-
• Make a list of reasons you want to quit. you had to do was go watch per that song to myself every standing of my dad becomes
• Reward yourself once you quit. one of his handball matches at time I hear our national necessary. Notwithstanding
• When the urge hits—wait it out—it will pass, I the Hollywood Y and you anthem come to an end. his athletic prowess and regu-
promise. were back in New York, where Then the game would start. lar guy psyche, my dad was
• Don’t blame yourself for being weak or having no men wore boxer shorts and If Dad wasn’t umping, I’d also a little peculiar. Apart
will power if your first efforts to quit don’t work. athletic shirts and had that borrow a glove from someone from sports, his favorite pas-
• Remember you’ve been a smoker for a long time— great gymnasium smell. The and beg Dad to teach me to time was ignoring No Tres-
quitting may not happen as quickly as you’d like names on Dad’s handball tour- catch. Well, teach me he did. passing signs.
• Quitting may be physically painful—sometimes nament trophies were all Jew- For Hanukkah that year I got A normal father would
side effects of quitting mimic the flu. ish and Italian, and the best my first baseball glove. I got have responded to my yearn-
• Find a local support group to help you stay focused. player of them all was named so good that the “minor ing comment, “Honey, I’m
Stuffy Singer…But I digress. league” boys in my class at sorry. But it’s against the
Websites you can visit: So the year was 1964 and school conspired to get me on rules. Girls aren’t allowed.
www.nicotine-anonynmous.org my little brother Bob turned 7 their team the following year You can throw the ball around
www.tobaccofreeca.com/index.html years old, old enough to tryout to replace their unimpressive with the guys before or after
www.quitnet.com for little league! Our family first baseman. the game.”
Not my Dad. Normalcy
People to Call wasn’t his style. His response
• California Smokers’ Helpline 1-800-NO-BUTTS
• Talk to the folks at the city of Long Beach Depart- Inspiration Corner to me was a matter-of-fact,
“So go try out.”
ment of Health & Human Services, Tobacco Educa- by Betty Colston So I did. And I made that
tion Program, 3820 Cherry Avenue; (562) 570-7950 team that had been so badly in
Remember in giving thanks to be thankful need of a competent first
Best of luck with your journey toward being a non- for that which is to come in addition to baseman. The boys in my
smoker—it’s a tough road to travel. Just remember— that which you have already received. class were ecstatic. Since I
you are NOT alone. Betty Colston — Author — Professional Speaker/Trainer
looked like a little boy, the
Colston Enterprise PO Box 92301, Long Beach, CA 90809-2301
see BASEBALL page 19
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NOVEMBER 16, 2006 NEWS SIGNAL TRIBUNE 5
LBFD chooses Battalion Chief
by promoting from within
The Long Beach Fire which includes portions of the
News from the LBPD
Department announced its central city, downtown and
appointment of Battalion the Port of Long Beach. Crimes reported by the LBPD November 9–13
Chief Jeff Reeb as the new Since 2005, he has been Districts 6 (North of PCH), 7 & 8 (East of the L.A. River)
deputy chief of Fire Opera- assigned to fire headquarters Thursday, November 8
tions last week. where he has been overseeing
Felony Suspect Arrested
Reeb started his fire service the city’s Fire Department
6 a.m. • 2200 block of East Pacific Coast Highway
career in 1983 by attending the Community Services and
Two subjects were manipulating a firearm, when the firearm
Columbus Fire Department Public Information Bureau.
accidentally discharged striking one of the two subjects in the
Training Academy in Colum- Reeb will be taking over
chest. The victim was transported to a hospital in critical con-
bus, Ohio. Upon graduation, Steve Lewis’ position as
dition. Detectives responded and the investigation is ongoing.
he served as a firefighter for deputy chief. LBPD Battalion Chief
the city of Upper Arlington, a Lewis recently accepted the Jeff Reeb Monday, November 13
suburb of Columbus. fire chief position for the New- Felony Suspects Arrested
In 1986, he relocated to port Beach Fire Department. apparatus and personnel.
7 a.m. • 100 block of East Louise Street
Long Beach, and accepted a Reeb’s responsibilities in his Reeb brings 23 years of var-
A group of subjects were involved in a verbal argument
position with the Long Beach new position include directing ied fire service experience to his
when one subject pulled out a weapon and started firing. No
Fire Department. and coordinating the delivery of new position and also serves as
one was hit and there were no injuries. During the investiga-
He was promoted to fire Long Beach Fire’s emergency the fire service representative to
tion officers located and arrested the two suspects responsi-
captain in 1995, and while service operations including the United State Coast Guard’s
ble for the shooting.
working as a captain at Station fire suppression, emergency Area Maritime Security Com-
1 and Station 24, he served as medical services, US&R, haz- mittee for the Port of Los Ange- Shooting
the training coordinator for the ardous material responses and les-Long Beach. 8:30 p.m. • 5900 block of California Avenue
department’s Urban Search the marine safety program. Reeb has a Bachelor of A male subject walked up to a group standing in front of a
and Rescue (US&R) team. In addition, the deputy Science from Ohio State Uni- garage area and fired several rounds. Two subjects were hit
Reeb was promoted to bat- chief oversees the operation’s versity. He is married and has by gunfire and transported to a local hospital with non-life-
talion chief in 2001, previ- budget and is responsible for two children. threatening injuries. Detectives responded to the scene and
ously serving as a battalion maintaining the readiness of Reeb took over as deputy the investigation is ongoing.
commander in District One, the department’s facilities, chief on November 3.
SHPD brings on Ron Mark How to Sell
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as new Police Captain Without an Agent
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Making a 2.2-square mile 1-800-210-1286
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is no easy task, but Signal Hill
Police Captain Ron Mark is
up for the challenge.
“I’m a big proponent of
ment,” Mark said. “We can’t
do it alone and the public Ron Mark is welcomed to
can’t do it alone.” Signal Hill by Mayor Larry
Mark came to the Signal Forester.
Hill Police Department from
in Signal Hill, such as the Com-
the Gardena Police Depart-
munity Emergency Response
ment in late October, where he
Team (CERT) training.
served for 25 years. He lives
However, comparing the city
in Huntington Beach with his
of Gardena to the city of Signal
wife and two daughters.
Hill is “almost like comparing
“He was very people- apples and oranges,” he said—
oriented,” said Gardena’s Cap- Gardena’s population is about
tain Ed Madrano, who worked 60,000.
with Mark for 18 years. Mark was promoted to cap-
“We’re sad to see him go.” tain from lieutenant when he
While at Gardena, Mark made the switch to Signal
served in almost every divi- Hill, but he said his responsi-
sion in the department, finish- bilities are nothing he has not
ing up his time there as a done before, they are just “a
watch commander. little more global responsibili-
Mark is also an adjunct ties,” as he put it.
professor of criminal justice at Getting to work with Police
Cal State Long Beach. Chief Tom Sonoff also made
While at Gardena, Mark the switch easier, he said,
was one of the founders of because “life is about who
their volunteer program and your boss is.”
was involved with their The change has been
Explorer’s program, which smooth for he and his family,
gives youth interested in law Mark said, though he is dedi-
enforcement a chance to par- cating more time to his job.
ticipate in ride-a-longs and But, for him, it’s worth it.
other police activities. “I think it’s important to
Mark hopes to similarly put a little bit back [into the
expand community involvement community],” he said.
6 SIGNAL TRIBUNE NEWS NOVEMBER 16, 2006
Mural Child Development Center could get
continued from page 1
Redevelopment Agency. Beach who have bravely
music program thanks to donation
Mortimer, known for the served their country and is Cal State Long Beach’s
many murals he has painted part of our ongoing com- Associated Students, Inc. (ASI)
in Long Beach, took about mitment to enhancing the accepted a $2,000 gift to the
two months to complete his quality of life in North Isabel Patterson Child Develop-
latest work. “This was one of Long Beach.” ment Center (CDC) from Sig-
the most complicated,” Mor- Ninth District Council nal Hill Petroleum last week.
timer told the Signal Tribune. member Val Lerch served as “I have worked with ASI in
“The Redevelopment master of ceremonies of the the past through a previous
Agency and our partners post-parade program in company and learned about
are honored to support this Houghton Park. Among the Isabel Patterson Child
beautiful and moving trib- those seated on the grand- Development Center. I was
ute to Long Beach veter- stand were parade grand very impressed with the pro-
ans,” said Patrick West, marshals Captain J. Kipling gram, particularly how it
director of the Community Louttit, United States Coast helped women who want to go Left to Right: Brigette Young, Development Associate,
Development Department. Guard; Lieutenant Colonel to college but need help with Associated Students, CSULB; Rhonda Marikos, Direc-
“This mural celebrates the John J. Sega, United States daycare,” said Debra Russell tor of the Isabel Patterson Child Development Center;
men and women of Long Marine Corps Reserved; of Signal Hill Petroleum. Debra Russell, Signal Hill Petroleum; and David Slater,
Christopher S. Martin; and The company’s gift may Vice President/General Manager, Signal Hill Petroleum.
ADC Clifford A. Chaffee, fund the creation of a multi-
LOWERYOUR United States Navy, Retired. cultural music program. The The donation may also be its well-trained staff and bene-
PAYMENT WITH Lerch introduced digni- program would include a used for general needs at the fit children for years to come.
A 40YEAR TERM taries, after which the Long state-certified music teacher, center. Research demonstrates “We’re so excited. We
Beach Junior Concert Band, books, CD’s, and activities that quality childcare, charac- truly appreciate Signal Hill
under the direction of Mar- illustrating various cultures terized as nurturing, stimulat- Petroleum’s generosity,” said
Easy vin Marker, performed a around the world and family ing and comprehensive, CDC Assistant Director
Qualifier rousing musical presentation. types found in the Long Beach contributes significantly to Stephanie Rios. “This dona-
Loans Press-Telegram columnist community. The program is preparing children for school tion will benefit the children
Tom Hennessy led the dedi- intended to build an atmos- and lifelong learning. and make it possible for us to
cation of the mural followed phere of tolerance and respect The contribution from Sig- continue to provide quality
Over 30 Years of Experience by a 21-gun salute. for cultural, racial, ability and nal Hill Petroleum will help childcare for the students of
Direct Line: (562) 663-3719 The mural project is part family structure diversity. the CDC continue to develop Cal State Long Beach.”
Office: (562) 663-3700 of the Department of Parks,
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Recreation and Marine’s
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New opportunities open to veterans
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hood residents, local schools Los Angeles County plans by Supervisors Don Knabe appropriate for veterans, mod-
and city staff in the design to assist local military veter- (4th District) and Michael ify job classifications where
Certain restrictions and conditions apply. Programs subject to change.
Interest rate/APR may be higher than when ccosts are paid by borrower. process of public art pro- ans with employment opportu- Antonovich (5th District). needed and give work experi-
We have loan offices and accept applications in Washington Mutual
Bank, F.A. – many states; Washinton Mutual Bank – ID, OR, UT, WA;
and Washington Mutual Bank fsb – ID, MT, UT. jects, said Nemick. nities under a plan developed The program, approved ence credit where appropriate
recently by the board of for previous military service
supervisors, directs county and training.
departments to begin intern- “There is a disproportionate
ship programs for veterans unemployment rate in our
including employment out- region for recently discharged
reach, new hiring protocols veterans,” Knabe said. “It is
and education opportunities. my hope that this program will
As part of this effort, the connect these men and women
Chief Administrative Office and their useful skills with
and Director of Personnel will employment opportunities
develop training classes within Los Angeles County.”
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Gay and Lesbian Center increases eek.
Garden of theW .
outreach to all communities in LB
Cancer Society getting ovarian cancer). include an audio cassette or
Partnership Gay and bisexual men are CD, a promotional video,
The Long Beach Gay and at higher risk of developing three black and white and two
Lesbian Center ’s board of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, color photos for print and pro-
directors recently announced Hodgkin’s disease and anal motion, a recent bio of the
a partnership with the Ameri- cancer. Kaposi’s sarcoma, an performer or group and a con-
can Cancer Society (ACS) AIDS-associated cancer, has tact name, number and best
Long Beach Harbor Southeast dramatically declined since time to call.
Unit to address the rising inci- the availability of more effec- People must include both a
dences of cancer among les- tive antiretroviral drugs for hard copy and a CD format of
bians, gay men, bisexuals and people infected with HIV. all the above material.
transgender individuals. Edgar Reece, ACS board Promotional kits can be
The American Cancer member and chairman of the sent to L.B.L.G.P., Inc., By day, this cottage garden functions as an inviting entrance.
Society suggests the risk of LGBT task force, said the Entertainment Committee at But at night, the glow of the moonlight reflecting
cancer is increasing in the les- ACS is increasing its outreach P.O. Box 2050 in Long off the crisp, white flowers transforms
bian, gay, bisexual and trans- for several special popula- Beach, Calif. 90801. the display into a spectacular moonlit focal point.
gender (LGBT) community tions, like gay communities, Individuals interested in
for a multitude of reasons who tend to shy from main- working as stage crew mem- WWW.KATHYALFORD.COM
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related to higher rates of risk populations,” Reece said. Center is inviting the public to
factors such as obesity, alco- one of the largest holiday
hol abuse, tobacco use, and Planning for Pride kickoff parties in Long Beach.
nulliparity (not bearing chil- And the LGBT Center is People can purchase holiday
dren). It has also been shown reaching out to all communities gifts at auction prices, includ-
that lesbians are less likely to for its 24 Annual Long Beach ing travel packages to Hawaii,
be screened for breast cancer Pride Festival in May 2007. Cabo San Lucas and to New
than heterosexual women. The Center is accepting York City with theatre and
Lesbians also have an promotional kits until fine dining. The event is being
additional risk of developing December 31 from artists held in conjunction with the
ovarian cancer, due to inade- interested in performing on Fourth Street “retro row”
quate access to health care, the 2007 Main Stage, Fiesta business association.
nulliparity, and not using oral Caliente, Country, Cofee The event starts at 4 p.m.
contraceptives (use of oral House, Dance, Urban Soul and lasts until 9 p.m., with the
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Annual Smokeout celebrates
milestone 30th anniversary
The American Cancer cello Times in Minnesota, more Americans to quit smok-
Society will celebrate the 30th spearheaded the state’s first ing, we will continue to make
anniversary of its Great Amer- D-Day, or Don’t Smoke Day. progress against cancer.”
ican Smokeout today. The idea caught on and on “The Great American
For the past three decades, November 18, 1976, the Smokeout offers an opportu-
the American Cancer Soci- American Cancer Society’s nity for a smoker to set a date
ety’s Great American Smoke- California Division succeeded to quit and be supported by
out has encouraged smokers in getting smokers to quit for others nationwide who are
to quit for one day or longer the day. The first national doing the same,” said Dr. Her-
on the third Thursday in smokeout was held in 1977. man Kattlove, medical editor
November, spotlighting the “The lifesaving results of for the American Cancer Soci-
health dangers of tobacco use comprehensive tobacco control ety in Los Angeles.
and the challenges of quitting. efforts in the United States, Here are some suggestions
The annual happening has especially in California, are for people hoping to start a
grown out of a 1971 event in clear,” said Dr. Bill McCarthy, smoke-free life:
Massachusetts where Arthur a smoking-expert and profes- • Remove all cigarette-
Mullaney asked people to sor of public health at the Uni- related materials such as ash- online support and cessation about it, such as calling a
give up cigarettes for a day versity of California, Los trays, lighters, matches, programs offered by commu- friend. Drink lots of water
and donate the money they Angeles (UCLA). “By contin- cigarettes and cigarette butts nity organizations, an throughout the day and delay
saved to a high school schol- uing our efforts to reduce the from the office and home to employer or medical insur- reaching for a cigarette—the
arship fund. In 1974, Lynn public’s exposure to second- help avoid temptation. ance companies. urge will pass.
Smith, editor of the Monti- hand smoke, and by helping • Initiate a change of rou- • Consider smoking cessa- • Don’t get discouraged.
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CSULB conducts koi auction Elk of the month
Cal State Long Beach’s Earl
Burns Miller Japanese Garden Dorothy “Dotty” Jensen,
will host its 21st Annual Koi P.E.R., was born on July 15,
Auction on Sunday. 1922, in St. Louis, Mis-
A preview of the colorful souri. The retired litho-
fish will begin at 11:30 a.m. photographer was initiated
and the auction will begin at into Bellflower Lodge No.
noon, continuing until all the 2003 on January 24, 2001.
fish are sold or 4 p.m. Jensen has also worked as a
The auction is conducted by dancer and choreographer.
Zen Nippon Airinkai (ZNA) Among the many organi-
Koi Club of Southern Califor- zations of which Jensen
nia members and Japanese was a member are, the
CSULB kicks off their 21st Koi Auction at noon on
Garden staff and volunteers, Eagles, the Association of
Sunday. Visitors can preview the fish at 11:30 a.m.
and is an opportunity for peo- Cruise Directors, American
Lady Elk “Dotty” Jen-
ple interested in owning koi like to feed the fish and watch Garden, a nonprofit organiza- Legion, Veterans of Foreign
son and Exalted Ruler
to gain an introduction to their constant playful motion.” tion, and the ZNA Koi Club. Wars, Lady Elks and Oasis
their culture. The young fish culled from The Japanese Garden is Senior Clowns.
“Koi fish serve two main the pond sell for less than $5. located on Earl Warren Drive Jensen was exalted ruler Jensen donates her time
purposes here at the Japanese Attendees receive bidding near the Bellflower Boulevard of the Bellflower Lodge for to helping at the Lions’ lun-
Garden at Cal State Long cards to purchase their koi, entrance to Cal State Long 2005-2006.She has volun- cheons, brings dessert to
Beach,” said Alison Redfoot, and purchasers receive a “Car- Beach, 1250 Bellflower teered at the lodge for the Monday night dinners and
the garden’s education coordi- ing for Your Koi” brochure. Boulevard. Free parking is past 23 years, and from July donates money to charitable
nator. “They provide color and Admission to the auction is available in Lot 16 in non- 1999 to July 2000, she causes. She attends all lodge
movement, key concepts in $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, metered spaces directly across logged more than 1,000 meetings and is active in
the landscape architecture of $3 for Japanese Garden mem- the street from the garden. hours of volunteer work. many programs and events.
our garden. In addition, they bers, and free for children 12 For more information
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Mindy Nettifee slams The Found
The Found Theatre in Long Damn Poetry Slam at the Blue “Sleepyhead Assassins,” was
Beach is offering a one-night- Café while coaching slam just released by Moon Tide
only poetry reading tonight, teams headed to the nationals. press. It will be available for
and a one-night-only play- She has toured her work signing at The Found.
reading later in November. internationally, and has been On November 27 at 7 p.m.,
The Found presents one of published in various journals; Gary DeWitt Marshall’s play-
the most original voices in she is also the editor-in-chief reading series, Dark Blue
American poetry in Mindy of GetUnderground.com. Mondaze, returns to The
Nettifee of Long Beach, “Mindy Nettifee reminds Found Theatre with a reprise
tonight at 8 p.m. me what I came here for. of Four Men on a Couch, by
A top prize-winner at the Something brilliant,” said playwright Anne Thompson-
Found’s recent Triple Slam two-time World Poetry Slam Schretching.
Festival, Nettifee sharpened her champion Buddy Wakefield. Back by popular demand,
poetic claws at the National Nettifee’s poem “Metal Four Men played to a full
Poetry Slam Competition, rep- Detectors and Other Impor- house at The Found last month.
resenting Orange County and tant Thresholds” was a nomi- The play is a comic drama
Long Beach in 1999 and 2000, nee for the Pushcart Prize, and about three friends who are
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on the same night and seek
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Local artists sought for public art LBMA presents
project celebrating Bicycle Race River of Destiny
As the city of Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, is bikes. After the AMGEN Tour
gears up for the AMGEN Tour seeking to commission 30 indi- is over, the bikes will be auc- The Long Beach temporary wood sculpture.
of California bike race, local vidual artists or teams of artists tioned off with proceeds Museum of Art will present His work, which bridges
artists are being asked to par- to create exceptional sculptures donated to a charity selected by an exhibit featuring works craft and art, the decorative
ticipate in a public art project for a public art project, which the city of Long Beach and by Vietnamese-American and conceptual, East and
artist Binh Pho starting in West, explores the autobio-
to capture the excitement of will be placed along a main cor- ACLB. The public art project is
December. graphical nature
the world-class 700-mile bike ridor of the bike path. being called SPIN.
“River of Des- of the artist’s
race that will end in Long “The AMGEN Tour of Cali- “This is a wonderful oppor- tiny: The Life and highly original
Beach on February 25, 2007. fornia is the Tour de France of tunity for the city and local Work of Binh Pho” works.
Starting on February 18, the the United States,” said Patrick artists to work together to cre- presents Pho’s life “River of Des-
world’s top professional cyclists West, director of the Commu- ate public art for this exciting story as told tiny” combines
will compete over an eight day nity Development Department. event,” said Vida Brown, through his exquis- painting, wood-
period in the AMGEN Tour of “This is a huge honor for the ACLB Director of Public Art. ite artwork. turning and carv-
California, a bike race that fea- city of Long Beach to be “It is a great way for artists to Born in Viet- ing techniques and
tures Tour de France competi- selected as the finishing-line come together with a common nam, Pho was precious metal
tors, world champions and city and a great opportunity to purpose and to work closely imprisoned by the gilding.
Olympic medallists pedaling expand our growing reputation with the city to enhance the Viet Cong in the early The exhibit will be on
from Sausalito to Long Beach. as a dynamic and exciting city beauty of Long Beach.” 1970s. display at the museum from
The 2006 AMGEN Tour of Cal- in California.” For more information, visit After several failed Friday, December 8
ifornia drew more than 1.3 mil- Artists who are selected will www.artspca.org/public_art or attempts, he escaped from through Sunday, March 4,
lion spectators, and even more receive a budget of up to call (562) 432-5100. The his native country under 2007. The guest curator is
perilous and heart-wrench- Kevin Wallace.
people are expected to watch $2,000 and will be asked to cre- deadline for submitting appli-
ing circumstances. The Long Beach Mu-
the 2007 race. ate a one-of-a-kind sculpture cations is November 22. Final-
He emigrated to this seum of Art is located at
The Arts Council for Long from one or more bicycles from ists will be selected by the end country, learned wood turn- 2300 East Ocean Boule-
Beach (ACLB), in collaboration the Long Beach Police Depart- of November and they can ing techniques and has vard. For information call
with the city of Long Beach ment’s warehouse of unclaimed start work in early December. become one of the leading (562) 439-2119 or go
figures in the field of con- online to www.lbma,.org.
LB filmmaker receives one of seven
grants from Women in Film, GM
Seven talented women, one Hume Cronyn. The latter was filmmaking through a five-
from Long Beach, were adapted into a musical stage day, full-immersion mentoring
selected as winners of the play, which drew sold-out program shepherded by mem-
Acceleration Grant for audiences in Philadelphia and bers of WIF, which includes
Emerging Filmmakers compe- also played New York in 2001 much of the industry’s most
tition in October, announced and 2002. Johnson is the for- successful female talent.
the Women In Film (WIF) mer West coast editor of The other winners of this
organization and the General Essence magazine. year’s grant are Narumol
Motors Corporation (GM). The WIF/GM grant is Sriyanond Bartone of Los
The grant, awarded through awarded to up-and-coming Angeles; Marie Francoise
the WIF/GM Alliance pro- female filmmakers chosen Theodore of North Hollywood;
gram, is to support talented through an application process Margaret Brown of Austin,
filmmakers from under-repre- overseen by a WIF selection Texas; Sandra Pfeifer of Simp-
sented communities. committee comprised of pro- son, Illinois; Sue Vicory of Stil-
“We had a tremendous fessional filmmakers and well, Kansas and Shelley Niro
response from applicants entertainment industry execu- of Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
again this year,” said Judith tives from across the nation. For additioanl information
James, chair of the WIF/GM The grant provides recipi- on the WIF/GM Alliance and
Alliance. “It was a difficult ents with a broad-based under- its programs, go online to
choice, but we have selected standing of the business of www.women-in-film.com.
seven exceptionally talented
young women to receive this
year’s [grant]. We congratu-
late each of these women on
the initiative, drive and
admirable creativity that
makes them winners.”
Pamela Johnson of Long
Beach was among the winners.
Johnson is a Stanford Uni-
versity graduate whose short
“Talk Me to Death,” about
rampant cell phone use at a
funeral, was the recipient of the
“Best Editing” and “Audience
Awards” at the 2006 Duke City
Shootout in New Mexico.
She is now developing it
into a feature-length romantic
comedy. Johnson is a journal-
ist and published author with
a novel, “Santa and Pete,”
under her belt, as well as the
anthology “Tenderheaded: A
Comb-Bending Collection of
The former was made into
a 1999 TV movie, which
starred James Earl Jones and
14 SIGNAL TRIBUNE BUSINESS NOVEMBER 16, 2006
Focus On Business
Staff at Bixby businesses create experience to treasure
Imagine walking into a the team she has selected Long Beach resident, found
store and receiving VIP treat- will help her achieve her employment with Sweet
ment—being greeted by goal of creating relationships Treasures after searching for
name, having someone com- with the store’s customers. a business that was still get-
ment on how much the chil- “All of our girls are amazing ting its feet off the ground.
dren have grown and then in their own way,” she says. She uses her knowledge of
leaning in to whisper, “I have “They each contribute a dif- retail procedures, operations
a crystal chandelier I’ve been ferent element to the store.” and merchandising to con-
saving just for you.” Beth Giles works as the tribute to the store. “With my
Welcome to Sweet Trea- merchandiser for the two buying and retail background,
sures in Bixby Knolls. stores. “It’s great to be fresh I wanted to find a new com-
Owner Monique Johnson out of school and already pany that I could grow and
opened the first Sweet Trea- have a job that I truly love expand with,” says Orlando.
sures, a new and gently-used doing,” says Giles. The Johnson’s commitment has
children’s store, in 2002. recent CSULB graduate has also influenced her younger
After the success of the orig- been busy coming up with a sister, Vanessa Camacho, who
inal store, Johnson decided unique display that will also works at the original
to expand. Sweet Treasures adorn their windows during Sweet Treasures.
From left to right, Monique Johnson, Beth Giles,
Home specializes in shabby the upcoming season. “I’ve been watching my
Vanessa Camacho and Donna Orlando work hard to
chic and vintage furniture. Louisa Hermann is another sister work with the store
make customers feel at home.
In both stores, Johnson recent addition to the Sweet since the very beginning,”
wants customers to feel as Treasures family. Hermann, a says Camacho, a student at With growth and expan- “We want to make Sweet
though they’re at home. “I sales associate at the store, has California State, Fullerton. sion on her mind, Johnson Treasures a destination store
wanted to build a staff that aspirations of owning her own “Now that I’m in school, I can rounds out her team with that brings in customers
our customers would know business someday and has use my knowledge to help her Tiara Henry, a public rela- from all over the city.”
and recognize every time thrown herself into learning expand.” As a project for tions intern. “Sweet Trea- Sweet Treasures and
they walk in the store,” she from Johnson’s success. “I got school, Vanessa created an sures has a pretty good Sweet Treasures Home are
says. “With shoppers know- hired just as Monique was imaginary VIP rewards pro- following in the Long Beach located, respectively, at 4226
ing our staff personally, it’s opening the second store,” she gram for the store’s frequent area, but with Tiara’s help, and 4224 Atlatnic Avenue in
almost like having a personal says. “I just feel like I learned shoppers. The project was so we are hoping to get the Bixby Knolls. For more
shopper.” so much, and I still am.” impressive, her sister decided word out around Los Ange- information, call (562) 427-
Johnson is confident that Donna Orlando, a new to implement it in the store. les County,” says Johnson. 4077 or (562) 427-9200.
QuickBooks LB Development Services Center
All Versions revamps customer waiting room
Long Beach’s Department
Betty Colston Set-Up & Customize
of Planning and Building
Certified Professional Advisor Data Entry Training
hosted the grand opening of
(562) 597-4273 its remodeled Development
Services Center recently, a
ASK ABOUT BOOKKEEPING SERVICES. considerable difference from
the waiting room customers
had to endure before.
For years, customers at the
department were forced to
stand in a bright green room
on the fourth floor of city hall
while waiting for staff to assist Long Beach city staff celebrate the renovations of the
them with plan checks, per- Development Services Center.
mits and inspection services. Fire Department, health dures, an updated department
Now, the department’s department and the Public website, online planning and
85,000 annual customers can Works Department. permitting services, more per-
sit in a comfortable, renovated “The improvements on dis- sonalized services and pre-
environment as they enjoy an play today go far beyond the dictability in the permit
average transaction time of walls of the Development process and time frames.
less than nine minutes. Services Center,” said Mayor When customers walk into
The one-stop location Bob Foster. “They symbolize the department, they will see
allows customers to receive a renewed, refocused and re- a Customer Bill of Rights,
assistance and get permits energized commitment by the detailing what they can
from multiple city depart- city of Long Beach to the expect, such as timely permit
ments, including Planning and thousands and thousands of plan check and inspection ser-
Building Department’s Busi- residents and businesses that vices, alternative and creative
ness License Division, the rely on the Department of solutions, staff consultations
Planning and Building.” and reliable and accurate
m i c h a e l The Department of Planning inspection comments.
shannon and Building is implementing
improved technology tools for
“We were hearing loud and
clear that customers were hav-
bookkeeper both staff and the public, and a ing problems,” said Suzanne
Long-term contracts significant overhaul of infor- Frick, director of planning and
or special projects mation materials for customers. building. “We take our cus-
Excel & QuickBooks As the process moves forward, tomers very seriously, and are
residents can expect to see a determined to do everything in
Call 424-3536 number of changes. our power to be the best plan-
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Signed: Pat Harper. The registrant has not yet begun to trans-
90815. Registrant: BOND FAMILY, INC./$1,000,000, 5333 Registrant: EXPEDITE COLLISION CENTER, INC., 1455 E. act business under the fictitious business name or names listed
be filed every 5 years! Canton St., Long Beach, CA 90815. This business is con- Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90806. This business is conducted herein. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
ducted by: a corporation. I declare that all information in this by: a corporation. I declare that all information in this statement is Angeles County on October 26, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious
Let the Signal Tribune help statement is true and correct. Signed: Sean Bond, true and correct. Signed: Abdel Balta, President. The registrant business name statement expires five years from the date it
Owner/President. The registrant has not yet begun to transact has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious busi- was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi-
with your fictitious business business under the fictitious business name or names listed ness name or names listed herein. This statement was filed with ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing
statement filing & publication. herein. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los the county clerk of Los Angeles County on October 24, 2006. of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
Angeles County on October 24, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
We have one of the lowest prices business name statement expires five years from the date it years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A another under federal, state, or common law (see section
in the county and the forms was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi- new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the nal Tribune: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 2006.
to get you started right away! of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the
state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see sec-
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE
another under federal, state, or common law (see section tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The
OF WALLACE W. FUSBY
14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig- Signal Tribune: October 26, & November 2, 9, 16, 2006.
Case No. NP011917
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and
persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate,
(562) 427-8678 TIP: notices to find out what’s
going on at City Hall.
The following person is doing business as: 1. THE REMINGTON
COMPANY, 2. REMINGTON CO., 3. THE REMINGTON COM-
PANIES, 121 Roycroft Ave., Suite B, Long Beach, CA 90803.
or both, of WALLACE W. FUSBY
A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Louis L. Knowles
in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES.
Registrant: AARON ARTHUR WEBB, 121 Roycroft Ave., Apt. B, THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Louis L. Knowles
Long Beach, CA 90803. This business is conducted by: an indi- be appointed as personal representative to administer the
vidual. I declare that all information in this statement is true and estate of the decedent.
City of Signal Hill correct. Signed: Aaron A. Webb. The registrant has not yet THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any,
begun to transact business under the fictitious business name be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available
or names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county for examination in the file kept by the court.
clerk of Los Angeles County on October 20, 2006. NOTICE: THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate
This fictitious business name statement expires five years from under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This
the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new ficti- authority will allow the personal representative to take many
tious business name statement must be filed prior to that date. actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain
The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use very important actions, however, the personal representative
in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they
rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see sec- have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The
tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The independent administration authority will be granted unless an
Signal Tribune: October 26, & November 2, 9, 16, 2006. interested person files an objection to the petition and shows
TST 2203 good cause why the court should not grant the authority.
PART I - BID AND CONTRACTUAL DOCUMENTS TST2180 / 06-2359851
A HEARING on the petition will be held on Nov. 30, 2006 at
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
9:00 AM in Dept. No. H located at 415 W. Ocean Blvd., Long
The following person is doing business as: 1. CERTIFIED DUCT
Beach, CA 90802.
NOTICE INVITING BIDS TESTING SERVICE, 2. CELEBRITY AIR CONDITIONING AND
IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should
HEATING, 3. CELEBRITY MECHANICAL, 3225 Chatwin Ave.,
appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written
Long Beach, CA 90808. Registrant: GLENN E. VEGA, 3225
THE CITY OF SIGNAL HILL Chatwin Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808. This business is con-
objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance
may be in person or by your attorney.
ducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this
IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the
2175 Cherry Avenue statement is true and correct. Signed: Glenn Vega. The regis-
deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a
trant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious
Signal Hill, California 90755 business name or names listed herein. This statement was filed
copy to the personal representative appointed by the court
within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as
with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on October 24,
provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing
2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires
claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date
five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county
clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed
YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a per-
A-1 Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, California, until prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
son interested in the estate, you may file with the court a
10:00 AM on the 19th of December, 2006 and on the same day shortly thereafter, they will be authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in vio-
Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an
lation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
publicly opened and read for construction of Signal Hill Park Play Area Renovation Project, No. law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code).
inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or
account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request
745 in accordance with the Specifications and Construction Drawings therefore. Bids must be Pub. The Signal Tribune: October 26, & November 2, 9, 16, 2006.
for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.
made on the forms provided for this purpose, addressed to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, TST2181 / 06-2359941 Attorney for petitioner:
marked “Bid for,” followed by the title of the project and the date and hour for submitting bids. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT CHARLES C MCKEE ESQ
The following person is doing business as: SWAGG JEWELRY SBN59724
Bids are required for the entire work as shown on the Construction Drawings and as described in DESIGNS, 2193 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806. Regis- LAW OFFICE OF CHARLES C MCKEE
the Bid Schedule and the Specifications. The work to be accomplished under this contract con- trant: APRIL KATRINA McGEE, 2193 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, 1801 E PARKCOURT PL
sists of the installation of new playground equipment and base material, and the installation of CA 90806. This business is conducted by: an individual. I BLDG G
declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. SANTA ANA CA 92701
rubberized surfacing, and miscellaneous site improvements. The Contract duration is thirty (30) Signed: April McGee. The registrant has not yet begun to trans- Signal Tribune
working days. act business under the fictitious business name or names listed CN761991 17530 Nov 2,9,16, 2006
herein. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
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Angeles County on October 24, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious
A-2 The contract documents, which include the Specifications and Construction Drawings, may be business name statement expires five years from the date it
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS
obtained at the City of Signal Hill Finance Department. The documents are entitled “Signal Hill BUSINESS NAME
was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi-
The following person has abandoned the use of the fictitious
Park Play Area Renovation Project, No. 745” ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing
business name: BBC MINI MARKET, located at 1741 E. 7th St.,
of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
Long Beach, CA 90813. The fictitious business name referred
state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
A-3 Bids will not be received unless they are made on a proposal form furnished in the Contract Doc- to above was filed on May 31, 2005, original File No. 05-
another under federal, state, or common law (see section
1270531, in the County of Los Angeles. Registrant: HAIDEE
uments by the City of Signal Hill. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified check, 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
CERRITOS, 11433 E. Carson St., Lakewood, CA 90715. This
nal Tribune: October 26, & November 2, 9, 16, 2006.
cashier’s check or bidder’s bond, made payable to the City of Signal Hill for an amount equal to business is conducted by: an individual. Signed: Haidee Cerri-
TST2185 / 06-2414522 tos. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Ange-
at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such guarantee to be forfeited should the bidder to FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT les County on October 16, 2006. The Signal Tribune: November
whom the contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. The following person is doing business as: EXPEDITE TOWING, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006.
1455 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90806. Registrant: ABDEL
TST2189 / 06-2294042
L. BALTA, 18791 Winn Wood Ln., Santa Ana, CA 92705. This
A-4 All bids are to be compared on the basis of the estimate of quantities shown in the Bid Sched- business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all infor-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
ule(s) and as stipulated herein. Bids will not be accepted from the contractors who are not The following person is doing business as: B.B.C. MINI MAR-
mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Abdel
KET, 1741 E. 7th St., Long Beach, CA 90813. Registrant: ANA
licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division III of the Business and Profes- Balta. The registrant has begun to transact business under the
JUDITH RAMOS, 26435 Calle San Anicnio, San Juan Capis-
fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date started
sions Code of the State of California. The Contractor shall be required to possess a currently business was November 1, 2006. This statement was filed with
trano, CA 92675. This business is conducted by: an individual. I
active Class A license at the time the bid is submitted. declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.
the county clerk of Los Angeles County on October 31, 2006.
Signed: Ana Judith Ramos. The registrant has begun to trans-
NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five
act business under the fictitious business name or names listed
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk.
A-5 Attention is directed to the provision in Section 1777.5 of the Labor Code concerning the A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
herein. Date started business was October 10, 2006. This state-
employment of apprentices by the Contractor or any subcontractor under the Contractor. ment was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on
that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize
October 16, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name state-
the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of
ment expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of
the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see
A-6 Before a Contract is entered into with the successful bidder, the bidder shall present evidence in section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement
writing to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, that he/she has a current combined single limit lia- must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does
The Signal Tribune: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 2006.
not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious busi-
bility policy with aggregate limits for Bodily Injury and Property Damage in the amount of two TST2186 / 06-2380104 ness name in violation of the rights of another under federal,
million dollars ($2,000,000). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT state, or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and
The following person is doing business as: EPHEMERA, 3945 Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: November 9, 16,
Locust Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807-2601. Registrant: PATRI- 23, 30, 2006.
A-7 Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1773.2 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the
minimum prevailing rate of per diem wages for each craft, classification or type of workman
needed to execute the contract shall be determined by the Director of Industrial Relations of the
State of California which are on file with the City Clerk of Signal Hill and copies will be made
City of Signal Hill
available to any interested party on request. These rates shall be the minimum wage rates for
this project. A copy of the Contractor’s certified payroll, as well as those of all subcontractors,
will be required to be submitted with each invoice.
A-8 Attention is directed to Government Code Sections 4590 and 14402.5 permitting the substitution
of specified and approved securities for contract retention of funds. All such securities shall be
subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill.
A-9 The successful bidder will be required to furnish a payment bond in an amount equal to one hun-
NOTICE OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION
dred percent (100%) of the contract price and a faithful performance bond in an amount equal to
one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, and said bonds shall be secured from a surety
Ordinance No. 2006-11-1366 was introduced by the City Council on Tuesday, November 14, 2006.
company satisfactory to the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill.
A summary of the ordinance is as follows:
A-10 The City of Signal Hill reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or delete portions of any and
all bids or waive any informality or irregularity in the bid or the bid procedures and shall be the AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SIGNAL HILL, CALI-
sole judge of the bids received. FORNIA, AMENDING SIGNAL HILL MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 13.04.130,
ESTABLISHING RATES FOR WATER DELIVERED THROUGH THE CITY’S DIS-
A-11 It is estimated that this contract will be awarded in the beginning of 2007 by the City Council. TRIBUTION SYSTEM AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 2004-06-1333
It is desired that work begin shortly thereafter.
A certified copy of the full text of the ordinance is available in the City Clerk’s Office. Second read-
A-12 A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for the 5th of December, 2006 at 10:00AM. The meeting will ing and adoption of Ordinance No. 2006-11-1366 is scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2006.
be held at Signal Hill Park located behind the City of Signal Hill’s City Hall.
By ORDER of the City of Signal Hill. //s//
Contact Person: Derry MacMahon Kathleen L. Pacheco
CBM Consulting, Inc. City Clerk
(310) 329 - 0102
Published in the Signal Tribune Newspaper on: November 16, 2006
Published in the Signal Tribune on: November 16, 2006 and November 23, 2006 Posted at City Hall and Reservoir Park on: November 15, 2006
NOVEMBER 16, 2006 LEGAL NOTICES SIGNAL TRIBUNE 19
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coach was none the wiser, and hand and arm gesture as they throughout my young adult- picnickers. We began a series ball as I grasp upon impact.
the boys weren’t telling. It boldly called, “Steeee-rike!” hood, except for a brief stint of well controlled volleys. It And the tendonitis in Sam’s
wasn’t until the third week of Perhaps a result of the theatrics, as the first baseman, and only didn’t take long for Sam to shoulder prevents us from
practice that one of the moth- they got their fair share of criti- female, on my employer ’s say something like, “Do you working out the gloves very
ers walked by and innocently cism for poor calls. Parents will softball team. Softball didn’t ever miss one?” often. But the Rawlings is
greeted me, “Hi, Vicki.” The be parents, even back then. quite do it for me. That big “Not really,” I sheepishly getting there slowly but
coach, who had been led to But nobody ever seemed to clumsy ball just never felt as answered. “Not unless it’s surely. Once it does, I’ll be
believe my name was Vic, object to Dad’s calls. He had good in the glove. thrown so wild I just can’t get back to almost never missing
was a little miffed. The secret an understated way of ump- It wasn’t until I turned 40 to it by jumping or running.” a catch…as long as I can get
was out and the jig was up. ing. It was quiet and compe- and started dating my husband “Wow,” he must have said, to it by jumping or running.
Coach would have to let his tent. It inspired confidence. I Sam, another New Yorker, that or something close to it. Thinking back, I feel a lit-
first baseman go. My little was so proud. I once again had good reason These days Sam is fond of tle sorry for my junior high
league career ended before the I also took to helping Mom to get the glove out of moth- telling people I never miss. school friend Kim. I had my
season officially started. out in the snack stand. Favorite balls. I believe it was our sec- Well, the old glove was in glove with me one day when
Once again relegated to the treats were the steamed pas- ond date when Sam mentioned pretty bad shape, the laces I’d been invited over to her
stands, I watched Bob’s games trami sandwich on an onion something about enjoying cracking and breaking, and house. She announced to her
with interest. It had been dis- roll, a big vinegary sour pickle baseball. I couldn’t resist sug- the body shamefully scuffed mom that she was going to
covered that Bob was a tal- and the most excellent “frozen gesting we throw the ball up and thinning in places. I get a baseball glove so that I
ented pitcher. This was a relief, milkshake bar”—a candy bar around sometime. I remember think it was a Wilson. I’d could show her how to catch.
as my brother had an eye mus- that someone had the good he called it “having a catch.” always secretly wanted a Right in front of me, Kim’s
cle condition that affected his sense to put in the freezer. So endearing. Rawlings. So three years ago, mom proclaimed that no
depth perception. He was Frozen, the milkshake bar was So on that date or the next for my birthday, Sam pre- daughter of hers would ever
mediocre at best at any other ten times as chewy, and at least one, we had located the sented me with a brand new own a baseball glove.
position, including at bat. ten times as good. Never mind gloves and a ball and went jet black Rawlings glove! My Like my little league
My favorite games, how- that my temporomandibular about the task of finding a turn to say, “Wow!” I felt like career, Kim’s baseball chapter
ever, were those where Dad joint is paying the price now suitable park for the experi- a 13-year-old again. ended before it began. I’m
was the plate umpire. Other that I’m 50. ment. There was a nice shady The Rawlings still isn’t glad I had a baseball chapter.
umps overdramatized the part, My ball playing travails spot a few blocks from my properly broken in. The stiffer I’ll bet Dad’s glad, too.
making a distinct coordinated remained largely at bay house, not too crowded with leather sometimes ejects the
FICTICIOUS BUSINESS NAMES
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following persons are doing business as: BLACKBIRD
PHOTOGRAPHY, 3950 Virginia Rd. #311, Long Beach, CA
TST2199 / 06-2438495
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following persons are doing business as: PANACHE COV-
ERS, 5643 Carfax Ave., Lakewood, CA 90713. Registrant: 1.
90807. Registrant: 1. LACETTE ANN PRICE, 2. THOMAS MICHAEL CABREA, 2. LIZA CABREA, 5643 Carfax Ave., Lake-
MICHAEL PRICE II, 3950 Virginia Rd. #311, Long Beach, CA
90807. This business is conducted by: a husband and wife. I
declare that all information in this statement is true and cor-
rect. Signed: 1. Lacette A. Price, 2. Thomas M. Price. The
wood, CA 90713. This business is conducted by: a husband
and wife. I declare that all information in this statement is true
and correct. Signed: Michael Cabrea. The registrants have not
yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business
CLASSIFIED AD FORM
registrants have not yet begun to transact business under the name or names listed herein. This statement was filed with the
fictitious business name or names listed herein. This state- county clerk of Los Angeles County on November 2, 2006.
ment was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on
November 7, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name
NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. Category:____________________________ (example: For Sale)
statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself autho-
statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this rize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in viola- Date(s) to Run:_________________
statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a tion of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006. * for auto sales license plate number must be included within the ad
seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tri-
TST2200 / 06-2515508
bune: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
TST2192 / 06-2472519 The following persons are doing business as: 1. MEDICAL
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT SOLUTIONS, 2. MEDICAL SOLUTIONS AND SUPPLIES, 2880
The following persons are doing business as: PLAN B.E. MAN- Atlantic Ave. #230, Long Beach, CA 90806. Registrant: 1. JOHN
AGEMENT, 1130 W. 185th St., Gardena, CA 90248. Registrant: PAUL CARDIN, 4340 Parkview Drive, Lakewood, CA 90712, 2.
1. BRANDON HIGA, 1130 W. 185th ST., Gardena, CA 90248, MARTHA RAMOS, 1100 S. White Ave., Compton, CA 90221.
2. EDWARD L. TOPPS II, 20211 Dalfsen Ave., Car- This business is conducted by: co-partners. I declare that all
son, CA 90746. This business is conducted by: a general part- information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: 1.
nership. I declare that all information in this statement is true John Paul Cardin, Jr. M.D., 2. Martha Ramos. The registrants
and correct. Signed: 1. Brandon Higa, 2. Eward L. Topps II. have not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious
The registrants have not yet begun to transact business under business name or names listed herein. This statement was filed
the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This state- with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on November 14,
ment was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires
November 7, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county
statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed
office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in
statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or com-
fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another mon law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: November 16, 23, 30 &
seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tri- December 7, 2006.
bune: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006.
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TST2193 / 06-2472520 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following persons are doing business as: 1. THE
The following person is doing business as: SHUGART ENTER- DEFAULT DOCTORS, 2. DEFAULT DOCTORS, DEFAULT
PRISE, 6532 Michelson St., Lakewood, 90713. Registrant: DRS. LTD., 845 Kallin Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815. Regis-
HARRY SHUGART, 6532 Michelson St., Lakewood, CA 90714. trant: 1. DAVID BLACK, 2. ROSEMARIE BURGOS BLACK,
This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all
information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Harry
845 Kallin Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815. This business is con-
ducted by: a husband and wife. I declare that all information in 5 line minimum.
Shugart. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business this statement is true and correct. Signed: 1. David Black, 2.
under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This Rosemarie B. Black. The registrants have not yet begun to All classifieds start at $18. ADD $1 for additional lines.
statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles transact business under the fictitious business name or
County on November 7, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county Prices are based on one week. Multiply price by number
name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in clerk of Los Angeles County on November 14, 2006. NOTICE:
the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name
statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this
This fictitious business name statement expires five years
from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A
of weeks you wish ad to run. Total:______________
statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another
under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et
that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself autho-
rize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in viola-
seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tri- tion of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
bune: November 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006. law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
TST2194 / 06-2472521
Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: November 16, 23, 30 & Address: _____________________________________________
December 7, 2006.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: 1. FAIRWAYS & TST2204 / 06-2528683
BLUEWATER GOLF, 2. FIL-ESTATE REALTY COMPANY, 3. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT City/State/ZIP:________________________________________
CAMP JOHN HAY PROPERTIES, 4. BORACAY INTERNA- The following person is doing business as: SILLY GOOSE
TIONAL GOLF CORP., 20722 Main St., Carson, CA 90745. CREATIONS, 719 E. 37th St., Long Beach, CA 90807. Regis-
Registrant: Fil Estate Realty International Corporation, 20722
Main St., Carson, CA 90745. This business is conducted by: a
trant: CHRISTY WHITNEY, 719 E. 37th St., Long Beach, CA
90807. This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare
corporation. I declare that all information in this statement is that all information in this statement is true and correct.
true and correct. Signed: Enrique S. Guanio, Vice President. Signed: Christy Whitney. The registrant has not yet begun to
The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under transact business under the fictitious business name or
the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This state- names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county
ment was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on
November 7, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name
statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the
clerk of Los Angeles County on November 15, 2006. NOTICE:
This fictitious business name statement expires five years
from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A
To place a classified ad print this form, complete
office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name
statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this
statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a
new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself autho-
rize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in viola-
Fax to: (562) 427-1272 or Mail to:
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3 bedrooms Formal dinning room N 3 bedrooms Inside laundry
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