T R I B U N E
Serving Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Los Cerritos, Wrigley and the City of Signal Hill
VOL. 28, NO. 16 Your Weekly Community Newspaper September 28, 2006
SH council discusses
So Long, Charley idea of all-mail election
JOSEPH SERNA 1,000 votes in each of the Sig-
Staff Writer nal Hill’s last three municipal
elections, that percentage can
The Signal Hill City Coun- be deceiving.
With as soft a whisper as the patrons
cil set a date for the next The council appeared di-
inside, Charley Brown’s Steakhouse left Police Station Workshop vided, with Council member
Long Beach after 36 years Saturday. Tuesday night, and expressed Noll standing firmly behind
“It is definitely a part of Long Beach his- conflicting views about possi- the process and Council mem-
tory,” said General Manager Cookie Mor- ble all-mail ballots for munic- ber Ellen Ward expressing her
ton of Charley Brown’s. “I have seen ipal elections. initial support for the policy,
children grow up here.” In an effort to maximize while Council members Ed
Charley Brown’s, on Cherry Avenue attendance for the workshop, Wilson and Tina Hansen cit-
near Spring Street, was a upscale restaurant Council approved a Saturday, ing the tradition and value of
with an older clientele, a mix of business- November 4 meeting from going to the polls.
men and women, and staff and faculty from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Signal “Our society is becoming
nearby schools. Hill Park Community Center. more and more impersonal,”
It was the fifth Charley Brown’s for the City officials and staff, as Hansen said, while also men-
restaurant chain, but in recent history their well as the police station tioning the image of democ-
locations have been closing - only Charley architect plan to be on hand to racy-in-action as people line
Brown’s Steakhouse in Rosemead is left. discuss the approved concept up to vote. “I am vehemently
Unlike many restaurant chains, the plan with residents. opposed to this.”
turnover of Charley Brown’s was virtually In a sign of changing times Wilson was more practical,
non-existent. and emerging patterns in voter expressing concerns over
“It’s like a family here,” Morton said. turnout, Council had their first voter fraud and costs incurred
“It’s a big industry. It’s a huge industry. But discussion of all-mail ballots from the several steps needed
it’s a small family.” for municipal elections. to verify mail-in ballots.
Even the “newest” staff had been there The staff report, requested by “I think we open up more
The steakhouse’s bold signage bids
for at least a couple of years, Morton said. Council member Michael Noll, cans of worms than we
farewell to patrons.
Some busboys had been there for more than cited a 116 percent increase in solve,” he said.
20 years, and one waitress had been there absentee voters in the last four Noll referred to voting sta-
for 32 years. Morton emphasized that Charley years for Long Beach municipal tistics, saying, “eventually
However, on Saturday it was all over. Brown’s is not going out of business, in elections, and a 142 percent [all-mail ballots] will be the
As soon as the property the restaurant sits fact, she said, revenue has remained pretty increase in absentee voting in wave of the future.”
on came under new ownership, Charley constant through the years. Signal Hill municipal elections The Signal Tribune will
Brown’s future was in jeopardy. see CHARLEY BROWN’S page 13 in the same time period. further discuss all-mail ballots
However, with less than in next week’s issue.
Blood Donor Center at Memorial celebrates ‘A Pirate’s Life’
BY OFELIA SAENZ and decorations to encourage this month. center. Platelet donors are blood clotting, are used in
Staff Writer people to donate blood or According to Rebecca harder to come by because the leukemia and cancer patients.
platelets. Gonzalez, who was busy sign- process takes considerably Aside from being harder to
The pirates were out for Fellow buccaneers were ing people up at the helm, the longer. come by, they’re also harder
blood on Friday—Memorial treated to food, refreshments, pirate blood drive was very Platelet donation can take to keep. “It’s a more fragile
Care’s Blood Donor Center entertainment and choice of popular. Both the waiting 60 to 120 minutes as opposed product that only lasts five
Pirate’s of the Caribbean either an aquarium or movie room and donor room were to 5 to 15 minutes for simply days,” Neil said.
Blood Drive, that is. pass, which could be used to full for much of the day. donating blood. The center In the waiting room, Yese-
Inspired by the craze over see the pirate blockbuster at Although there is a con- does their best, however, to nia Macias, of Long Beach,
the recent movie release any AMC movie theatre. stant need for blood donors, make donors comfortable prepares for her first experi-
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Aquarium passes were events such as this one are through the process, even ence as a blood donor.
Dead Man’s Chest,” nurses donated to the center by the particularly important because encouraging them to bring Although she has wanted to
and administrators at the Long Beach Aquarium of the of a current platelet shortage, DVDs to watch while they wait donate for some time now, she
donor center celebrated the Pacific in honor of the fifth said Clary Neil, a registered for their blood to be processed. said she had to wait until she
pirate theme with costumes anniversary of 9/11 earlier nurse who works at the donor Platelets, which produce see DONORS page 8
Now Open: The Best Of Yep. This Book’s
Not Now, Darling! for You!
Between customers, mis- Last year the Knights of
tresses, husbands and wives, Pythias distributed more
the action never stops. than 100,000 free books.
Page 12 Pages 10 & 11 Page 14
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CSULB ICE HOCKEY KICKS-OFF
Cal State Long Beach 49er ice hockey season begins Friday!
The LBSU 49ers will take on the division rival Arizona State
Sun Devils on Friday and Saturday, both matches start at 9
p.m. Last season the 49ers swept all four games from the
Sun Devils, taking two in Lakewood and two in Phoenix.
Tickets for the games, at Glacial Garden Skating Arena,
3975 Pixie Street in Lakewood, are $2 with a CSULB ID, $5
general admission, and children 5 and under are free. For
information, visit www.csulb.edu/org/icehockey.
The Embracing Latina Leadership Alliance is holding its
first conference, “A Journey From Good to Greatness,” Fri-
day, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The conference, at the Renais-
sance Long Beach Hotel, 111 East Ocean Boulevard, will
feature opening remarks from Mayor Bob Foster and
ELLAS Founder and President Pilar Pinel. Speakers will
include Dr. Jan Kehoe, 7th District Councilwoman Tonia
Reyes Uranga and former 41st United States Treasurer
Rosario Marin. Lunch is from 12:05 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For Anyone recognize this roller coaster or the children riding it. Share your memories
more information call (562) 787-3021. of Long Beach and Signal Hill! Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue,
FRIENDS WALK TO SAVE THE ANIMALS Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755, or send email to email@example.com.
The Friends of Long Beach Animals is having their “2K/5K
WALK to save the animals” Saturday starts at 9 a.m., with an
interfaith blessing of the animals by HauteDogs.org at 11 a.m. NOW IN BIXBY KNOLLS! Roughnecks return to
The events, at Heartwell Park, 5102 East Carson Street at
Clark Avenue in Long Beach, will kick off with KJAZZ
Morning Jazz lady Joni Caryl. Registration and welcoming
SH in form of sculpture
are from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Steel Band Music by Francis JOSEPH SERNA process is reading the con-
Lynch will also be featured. All proceeds go toward low-cost Staff Writer cepts of the art,” Sorenson
spay-neutering, pet adoption, humane education in the said of the selection process,
schools, and certain medical bills for shelter animals. For Signal Hill’s “Tribute to of which Cindy Jackson’s
more information call (562) 988-7647. the Roughnecks” dedication is vision came out on top. “It’s
CRAFT BOUTIQUE Grooming • Food • Supplies Saturday, 10 a.m. at Sunset like a good storyteller weav-
Hearts and Hands will host their fall boutique Saturday, The Difference is View Park at 2300 Skyline ing an important novel.”
October 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lakewood Village Great Service! Drive, and city officials and “I have to be completely
Community Church, 4515 Sunfield Avenue in Long Beach. the sculptor are excited to see sincere in what I’m saying,”
years of work finally realized. Jackson said of her Signal Hill
TEAM SPIRIT “It’s a great piece for the artwork, being installed today
Any Full Service Grooming
Help raise money for the fight against women’s cancer by city,” said Kathy Sorenson, at 11 a.m. “It’s the men that go
or FREE FURminator
participating in the seventh annual Long Beach Team Spirit w/ purchase of any full grooming service. community serviced director. into work daily and do they’re
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Walk. Ask your friends, family $25 min. Not good with any other offer.
“I think public art is just the work that makes a business.”
Expires 10/05/06. One per customer.
and co-workers today to sponsor you and join the fight. best thing.” The process for the public
Each walker is encouraged to raise $150 or more! Even the It’s Here!
Reduce The bronze-cast sculpture is art was two years in the mak-
smallest contribution can help win the fight against breast Shedding of two men, Signal Hill Petro- ing. Jackson estimated it took
and ovarian cancers. All donations go to the Long Beach 60-80% leum chairman Jerry Barto and her about three months to
Memorial Medical Center to fund support groups, treatment Bixby Knolls • Tuesday-Saturday
Shell Oil employee Bruce complete the sculpture and
and research. Walk on Saturday, October 7 from 7 a.m. to 4102 Orange Ave #113 @ Carson
Kerr, installing pipe into an oil about four or five months for
10 a.m. at the Long Beach Yacht Club. Call (562) 896-4037 562-427-2551
Belmont Heights • Open 7 Days line—symbolizing the oil- the bronze casting.
or go to www.teamspiritonline.org for more information. 3429 E. Broadway @ Redondo veined history of the city and The $120,000 sculpture was
SENATOR LOWENTHAL COFFEE MEETING 562-433-3605 two of its key contributors. fully funded by Signal Hill
Senator Alan Lowenthal (27th District) is having a com- “The fun part of the Petroleum at the urging of
munity meet-and-greet Saturday, October 7 at It’s a Grind Neena Strichart, a member on
Coffee House, 2162 East Willow Street in Signal Hill, P A C I F I C C OA S T the art selection committee and
from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Visitors can learn about the sta- UNIVERSITY publisher of the Signal Tribune.
tus of current legislation, exchange ideas on proposed leg- S C H O O L O F L AW
islation, and find out how to make a difference in the LONG BEACH, CA presents...
legislative and state budget process. For more informa-
tion, call the district office at (562) 495-4766. 2006 Providing an affordable, quality
Prospective legal education for over
PET OF THE
QUILTERS BY THE SEA
Quilters By The Sea Quilt Guild will hold their monthly
75 years WEEK
meeting on Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m. at the First - SARAH -
Baptist Church of Lakewood, 5336 East Arbor Road in
Long. A $3 donation is requested of non-members. Our Nov. 4
guest speaker will be Pat Speth presenting “Five Inch is a 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Cinch”. The guild offers monthly workshops. For Infor- Wednesday
mation contact Robin at (562) 596-0602. 6:30 - 8:30 PM This affectionate
FAMILY ART MAKING WORKSHOP Est. 1927 little girl was abandoned
Pacific Coast University by her owners, and
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with family at Signal Hill’s School of Law
1650 Ximeno Ave., St. 310
now needs a permanent,
spring art workshop on October 15. Artist Bianca Velasco Long Beach, CA 90804
Did You Know: Typical of a kitten,
from the Long Beach Museum of Art has a fabulous project Phone: 562-961-8200
Email: she is full of energy,
You can be a Lawyer in California
planned that participants of all ages can enjoy. The work- PCULAW@PCULAW.COM playful, mixes well with other
W W W . P C U L AW . C O M without going to an ABA School? cats and would
shop is designed for children ages 4 to 15. Space is limited PCU is Registered with the love to have a playmate.
to the first 50 participants, with no advanced reservations. State Bar of California You can be a Lawyer in California and Visit Sarah at Wiskers
Children must be accompanied by an adult. The workshop And Is Authorized by the not be $100,000.00 in debt? 4818 E. 2nd Street
Bureau for Private and
is at the Discovery Well Park Meeting Room at 2200 Tem- Call Friends of LB Animals
Postsecondary and You can attend Law School in California
ple Avenue, in Signal Hill. For more information call the Vocational Education to with an A.A. or A.S. Degree? 562-988-7647
Community Services Department at (562) 989-7330. Issue Juris Doctor Degrees
SEPTEMBER 28, 2006 COMMUNITY SIGNAL TRIBUNE 3
4 SIGNAL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
Thoughts Letters to the Editor
from the KICKING NICOTINE will bring about a healing NBC” is a three-day sting
After reading your “Thoughts choice. operation that will air in Octo-
Publisher from the Publisher,” September
21, I felt compelled (first time)
ber. Well, OK.
I call attention to your
to write and say, “Congratula- writer and also Vice Sergeant
by Neena Strichart tions” on the realization of Lee DeBrabander that “Date-
addiction to cigarettes. GETTING THINGS DONE line” and other talk show hosts
There is no excuse for staying home this weekend This is a powerful aware- Now that Joe La Rosa, are having a field day with the
claiming to be bored. Those looking for something to do ness and one that may change Mike Kowal, and I have topic of sexual predators.
will have plenty of local activities to choose from. the final outcome as you come exchanged letters on dealing They all have one thing in
Take a drive or walk to the top of Signal Hill and wit- to understand the true cause with Long Beach Boulevard, common. They all fail to
ness the unveiling of the newest public art piece in the and inability to quit before. let me join in thanking the two include those in law enforce-
city. Months and months of planning by the city and the As the physiological effects of them for leading efforts to ment who prey on minors
decrease, then incorporate this get improvements done. (and adults). To list a few they
blood, sweat and tears of artist Cindy Jackson went into
new thought pattern of addic- I do disagree with publish- missed:
the creation of this beautiful bronzed sculpture known as
tion from Louise Hay, “You ing the address for the owners Mark Trachman, a Hunting-
“Tribute to the Roughnecks.” The piece is scheduled to of the Bixby Knolls Shopping ton Beach police officer who
Can Heal Your Life”—I now
be installed today and the official ceremonies will take Center. Massive letter writing was convicted of lewd conduct
discover how wonderful I
place this Saturday, 10 a.m. at Sunset View Park. AM. I choose to love and or marching out in front of with a 14-year-old girl. He
Don’t miss the unveiling of this beautiful larger-than- enjoy myself. their businesses is the type of received three years in prison.
life masterpiece. I had the chance to see it at the foundry My sister, Gayle Hatten, tactic that discourages rather The judge expressed concern
before it was completed and will be there this morning age 57, also a graduate of Sig- than encourages cooperation. about his “safety behind bars.”
watching the experts install the statue at its permanent nal Hill Elementary School, is We have government offi- His attorney sought probation
home overlooking the Pacific Ocean. To my dismay I still smoking and has been cials, both elected and em- because there was the “likeli-
will not be in town for the event on Saturday. A big thank unsuccessful with her previous ployed to contact and negotiate hood that other inmates will
you goes out to Signal Hill Petroleum for agreeing to attempts in quitting. I am shar- with the owners. mistreat him in prison.”
ing your story with her for we A petition they could pre- In Visalia, a judge reduced
fund this public art piece. Without their generosity and
never know when/what/who sent to show the owners of the three felony charges of sex with
passion for this project, we may have never had the
Center how offensive it a minor against police officer
honor of showcasing such a beautiful piece of art. appears to the community and Eric Martinez, to misdemeanor
If you’re looking for a more energetic way to spend CORRECTION: In last how seriously they take the sexual conduct. For four
this Saturday join in on the Friends of Long Beach Ani- week’s issue of the Sig- need to develop that property months he sexually attacked a
mals’ (FOLBA) 7th Annual Walk To Save The Animals. nal Tribune Newspaper, in a manner which serves the 17-year-old Explorer Scout.
Proceeds from the event will go toward the organizations the article “Volunteer Vil- community and the city, would Martinez was sentenced to 100
Spay/Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP), humane educa- lage features opportuni- be more effective and civilized. hours of community service!
tion in local schools, medical supplies for the special ties for students, adults,” John T. Anderson Early this year three Balti-
needs of shelter animals, and animal welfare in general. should have included Long Beach more police officers, Brian
Thursday, October 12, as Shaffer, Jemini Jones and
After the walk, learn pet first aid, enjoy music, prizes,
the date of the event. For Steven Hatley, were indicted
contests, drawings, games and vendor booths. This event
will take place starting at 9 a.m. at Heartwell Park 5100
more information, con- COVER ALL PREDATORS on six counts, including first
tact Connie Griffin, vol- Yes, they come from all and second degree rape, con-
East Carson Street (at Clark) in Long Beach. Remember, unteer coordinator at the walks of life, (“LBPD sting spiracy to commit rape,
you don’t need a pet to participate! Carpenter Performing results in 38 arrests of Internet- assault and misconduct in
Need a little architectural culture in your life, or Arts Center, at (562) 985- based sexual predators,” Sep- office. Kudos to Baltimore for
just always wanted to peek inside some of the homes 4274. Griffin can also be tember 14). Now the Long keeping the records of police
in California Heights? Here’s your chance. The Cali- reached by email at Beach Police Department is misconduct open to the public.
fornia Heights Neighborhood Association (CHNA) is myrsvp@ hotmail.com. joining forces with “Dateline And oh yes, in April a for-
hosting its Home and Garden Tour this Sunday from mer police chief in Pennsylva-
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $20 and are nia was sentenced to 12 years
in prison for having sex with a
available at Mr. Jan’s Antiques Mall, 1133 East Wardlow
Road and at B & B Hardware at 929 East Wardlow
Inspiration Corner 14-year-old girl in his patrol
Road—both are in Long Beach. The day of the event by Betty Colston car. Back to the Southland.
In May in San Diego,
you can still buy tickets at Mr. Jan’s, however the Most people either do what they police officer Cedric Green,
price will then be $25. For more information regard- think someone else wants or 44, who was assigned to its
ing this ultra-fun event call CHNA (562) 424-6727 or exactly what they choose for themselves. juvenile service team, was
visit their website at www.calheights.org. Betty Colston arrested for having sex with a
Have an eventful weekend! Author – Professional Speaker/Trainer 17-year-old girl.
Colston Enterprise PO Box 92301, Long Beach, CA 90809-2301
see LETTERS page 13
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Communiqué eye on
from Rae crime News from the LBPD
By Rae Gabelich, Long Beach 8th District Council Member Crimes reported by the LBPD September 19–25
Districts 6 (North of PCH), 7 & 8 (East of the L.A. River)
We’ve hardly begun pack- bought or received; the ones one of those children that did
ing away our sunscreen and that found their way onto your not always have the money or Wednesday, September 20
beach towels, but I have a shelves to age in darkness; the assistance to shop for my Traffic Fatality
subject that is near and dear to trinkets that you do not have a mom, who I loved and appre- 9:20 p.m. • 2200 block of East Carson Street
my heart that I need the com- place to display that would ciated so much. It did make 16-year-old Robert Serrano of Long Beach and a friend
munity’s help with to assure brighten a family’s holiday. me quite sad, when I was old were walking westbound on the north side of Carson
another successful year. enough to grasp the concept Street. The two were inhaling the compressed gas from a
In 66 days, we will be host- “This holiday project but still too young to babysit pressurized aerosol can that causes a state of euphoria.
ing the third year for our for spending money, and dur- This act is known as “huffing” or “dusting.” The victim
“Shop For Mom” event. It ing that period there was not staggered and then fell into the number 3 lane of west-
goes like this. In an 8th Dis- and foremost it extra money for allowances. bound traffic and laid there motionless. A 1987 Toyota
trict residential community, teaches the children With your help of treasures Camry, being driven by a 22-year-old Long Beach resi-
the Grisham Housing Com- the act of giving, of discovered deep in your gift dent, struck the victim. The driver immediately stopped
munity, there are many single closets, newly purchased to check on the victim. Victim Serrano was transported
mothers with young children. thinking about items “just for mom,” or a to a local hospital by Long Beach Fire Paramedics with
Many of these families are another...” dollar donation, we will pro- major head injuries and was pronounced dead a short
hard working; working at jobs vide another successful year. time later. Anyone with information regarding the inci-
within our city, but they need There are nearly 60 children The suggested gift value is dent is asked to contact Long Beach Police Accident
assistance to make ends meet under the age of 12 who will between $5 and $15. Investigation Detective David Lauro at (562) 570-7355.
for their everyday needs. participate in “Shop For Mom” Our goal is to have all 60
This holiday project serves day on Sunday, December 10. gifts collected prior to Thanks- Thursday, September 21
twofold—first and foremost it Each child individually chooses giving weekend. Your gifts for Felony Suspect Arrested
teaches the children the act of one of the gifts on display, “Shop For Mom” can be 5 p.m. • 4900 block of Virginia Avenue
giving, of thinking about takes the item to one of the dropped off at our field office Gang detectives following up on a recent attempted
another, in this case their tables that are staffed by our located at 3837 Atlantic Avenue homicide located the two suspects and arrested them
mother, first. Secondly, it 8th District Youth Council or you can call (562) 570-1326 without incident. Detectives recovered evidence used in
allows the mother to receive members, where they are and we can pick them up. the crime as well as a weapon.
from her small children, to assisted in wrapping their gift, Thank you for your thought-
have the moment of feeling then proudly return home to ful participation in this worth- Saturday, September 23
appreciated for the sacrifice hide their mom’s gift until while event! Murder
and struggle that so many of Christmas morning. Coming next month—the 3:59 p.m. • 40 block of West 49th Street
them deal with every day. The joy that is given and new additions to our retail The victim, 18-year-old Tupito Tauulii and an 18-year-
I am asking that as you clean received by all that participate corridor!! old friend were standing outside a residence when a
your closets to make room for in this holiday event is diffi- Stay Tuned vehicle drove by and fired multiple rounds at them. The
the new season, you consider cult to put into words. and Stay Involved! victim was struck in the upper torso and the second vic-
donating those gifts that you Personally speaking, I was Rae Gabelich tim was struck in the arm. Both victims were transported
to a local hospital by paramedics; however, Victim Tau-
ulii was pronounced dead a short time later. The second
victim sustained a non-life threatening injury and was
released. A motive for the shooting and whether the inci-
dent is gang-related is still under investigation. Anyone
who may have any information on the shooting is urged
to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives
David Rose and William Matsubara at (562) 570-7244.
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Garden of the W .
eek. Westside residents pushing
for 20-acre green space
BY KEVIN JENNINGS
Special to the Signal Tribune
At a September 25 neigh-
borhood meeting, Westside
Long Beach residents told
city officials in no uncertain
terms that they want a 20-acre
site adjacent to the Los Ange-
les River near Golden and
Magnolia Avenues converted
Pastel annuals and angel wing begonias add the to a pedestrian friendly green
finishing touch to this historic English Tudor, space. The problem is that in
which will be featured on the California Heights Home Tour. order for that to happen the
The potted plants are an easy and quick way to give city will have to come up with
the entrance a polished look and can be changed out for variety.
about $17 million just to pur-
This garden was designed and installed by chase the property from a
consortium of oil operators.
ALFORD’S English GARDENS Only $5 million is available.
7th District Council member Tonia Reyes Uranga lis-
For more information, call (562) 882-8394 The meeting—organized
tens as residents discuss ideas for the future of the
WWW.KATHYALFORD.COM and hosted by 7th District
“oil operators” site in Wrigley Heights.
City Councilmember Tonia
Kevin Jennings/Special to the Signal Tribune
Reyes Uranga—took place in
the early evening at Pacific care about our health and our said Doug Williams, a
Baptist Church on Magnolia property values,” she said. spokesperson for the oil oper-
Avenue. About 15 residents “The City of Long Beach is ators. “Not too long ago we
The Vintage Emporium came to discuss the matter working hard to resolve these invested millions of dollars to
with a number of city and issues, but it’s a very complex move that water to the Los
Delightful Gifts for You and Your Home
state officials. process and the problems are Angeles Harbor and from
Shabby Chic • Linens • Jewelry • Garden Linda Eddenfield, a Wrigley not going to go away there it is re-injected into
Heights resident, explained overnight,” Reyes Uranga local oil fields,”
One Of A Kind Treasures • New Items Daily! that locals have been em- told the audience. Neither Williams nor any
3423 Orange Avenue, Long Beach broiled in disputes with the For about 60 years, local other oil operators attended the
oil operators for 25 years. oil companies used the site to meeting and that seemed to
(562) 988-8460 “We’ve been concerned about dispose of water mixed with fuel the anger of the locals. “If
Wed-Fri 2-7pm Sat. 10-6pm the chemicals that are there, crude oil pumped from nearby they won’t even bother to talk
the odor, the eyesore and the fields. “After separating the to us, how can we trust them?”
frustration of dealing with a water, we had been putting it asked one man who asked that
group that does not seem to in the sanitary sewer system,” his name not be published.
Williams said it was diffi-
cult to speak definitively for
the consortium. “About 27
companies and individuals
own the property, and there is
no clear consensus on what
they want to do with the land,”
he said. “We also don’t know
yet how much it is going to
cost to remediate the soil,”
After decades of use as a
wastewater disposal site, the
property is contaminated with
crude oil and most of that has
to be removed before any
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together to create a
place for kids to play
Like a group of children, “This Smart Spot playground
Long Beach city officials, Pep- enables kids and their parents to
siCo and KaBOOM! represen- move more, one of the basic
tatives had smiles from ear to principles of a S.M.A.R.T. life,”
ear Friday at the 14th Street said Mark Walsh, a region vice
Park ribbon cutting ceremony. president for Frito-Lay, a con-
Like a scene out of ABC’s tributer to the park. Volunteers renovate the 14th Street park last Friday.
Extreme Makeover Home Edi- The park features a rock Above: Teams install playground equipment. Right:
tion, approximately 200 volun- climbing wall, a slide, swings Franklin Sosa works on the roof for a seating area.
teers built the playground, at and other activities for chil-
Below: Workers paint fanciful hopscotch designs in
14th Street and Chestnut dren to enjoy, all placed on top
the concrete. Barbara Holbrook/Signal Tribune
Street, from the ground up in of 200 cubic feet of mulch.
six hours that morning. “The Partners of Parks and
The playground came the city of Long Beach are
thanks to a grant awarded by committed to prepare our com-
PepsiCo and KaBOOM! Play- munity for a successful future
ground Equipment, which in all ways, including their
chose the 14th Street site from health and well being,” said
more than 500 grant entrants. Betty Davenport, president of
The playground is consid- Partners and Parks (who had a
ered a S.M.A.R.T. Spot play- matching-grant agreement with
ground, kicking off PepsiCo’s KaBOOM!). “The playground
Smart program. will provide a safe place for
S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym Long Beach children to play,
for five steps to encourage and improve the overall well-
active living and smart food ness of the entire community.”
choices for children. They are: Among those in attendance
Start with a healthy breakfast, were Mayor Bob Foster, Vice
Move more, Add more fruits, Mayor Bonnie Lowenthal, Los
vegetables and whole grains, Angeles Laker Brian Cook,
Remember to hydrate, and Try and representatives from Pep-
lower calorie or lower fat foods. siCo and KaBOOM!.
SH clean-up week planned
The city of Signal Hill and To take advantage of the
Signal Hill Disposal will help cleanup event, simply place
make the chore of fall clean- your bulky items next to your
ing a bit easier for residents automated waste carts on
of Signal Hill. Free of your regularly scheduled col-
charge, during the week of lection day.
October 16, residents will be Residents living in apart-
able to set out bulky items at ment or condominium com-
the curb for collection. munities can take part in
Bulky items include items Clean-Up Week by calling
that are too large or heavy to Signal Hill Disposal at (562)
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continued from page 1
met the minimum age require- just a hint of weariness and
ment of 17. much content, “I’ll be back.”
“I’m not scared,” said the The next event at the Blood
teenager confidently. Pre- Donor Center runs from Octo-
needle, she was already sure ber 3 to December 2. USC
she would do it again. and UCLA football fans can
Anita Chamberlain, 44, was cast a vote for their favorite
a more experienced donor. team at blood centers across
Chamberlain, a nurse from Southern California. The team
Bakersfield, is very familiar with the most votes will be
with the continuous scarcity of announced the winner at a
blood. “Up in Bakersfield, game in December.
we’re about a 100 [pints] short Donors who missed out on
everyday,” she said. the pirate event, however,
Chamberlain, who donates may still be able to take
regularly, was donating blood advantage of the booty; a lim-
in Long Beach for her father, ited number of movie and
a patient in the hospital. After aquarium passes are still
finishing, she danced her 8- available.
month-old grandson around to Memorial’s Blood Donor
the tune “It’s a Pirate’s Life,” Center is opened year-round,
while she waited for her hus- but once or twice a month the
band and daughter to finish center sponsors a special
their turns at the IV. “It’s a event, such as the pirate party
wonderful experience to know and pass give-away last week,
that you’re helping,” she said. to remind people how impor-
Thirty minutes after sitting tant it is to give blood.
in the waiting room, Macias Whether it’s often or as a one-
was recovering with some time experience, in the words
juice and a cookie after suc- of 18-year-old veteran donor
cessfully donating her first Marilyn Ortiz, “Just try.”
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Carol’s Nutrition Nuggets
October is National Breast Cancer
Awareness month; So, Eat Tomatoes!
BY CAROL BERG SLOAN RD
Tomato & Bread Salad Tips for Dental Health
By Abdy Moshrefi
WITH BASIL AND RED ONION
Can you eat foods to pre-
vent breast cancer? I am Diplomate, American Board
asked this question often and 8 ounces stale Italian bread, 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves,
it especially comes to mind cut into 2-inch pieces torn into bite size pieces
during October when we all 2 quarts cold water 1/3 cup Heinz Red WIne Vinegar Pregnancy
promote and support Breast 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Cancer Awareness. coarsely chopped (about 5 cups) Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Gingivitus
For more than 20 years, 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
The last thing
National Breast Cancer expectant mothers anticipate
Awareness Month has edu- Place bread in large bowl. Pour enough cold water to cover bread. Soak 5 min- is to have sore, bleeding gums.
cated women about early utes. Drain well, squeeze bread to remove as much liquid as possible Coarsely However, Pregnancy Gingivitis,
breast cancer detection, diag- crumble bread into same bowl. Add tomatoes, onion, and bail. Pour vinegar into is very common amongst
nosis and treatment and they small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season vinaigrette to taste with freshly ground mommies to be.
continue to reach out to pepper. Toss salad with enough vinaigrette to coat. Can be prepared 8 hours The reason,
women with key messages ahead. Cover and chill. Let stand 1 hour at room temperature before serving. bacteria take advantage of
such as the importance of Serves 4 with 457 calories, 31 grams fat, 5 grams fiber and 6.8 mg lycopene per serving. the hormonal changes
during pregnancy and flourish.
early detection through annual
This causes an inflammatory
mammography screening for response in the soft tissue
women over 40, or earlier for compared to a woman who beta-carotene may decrease the son at about 18 pounds of
surrounding teeth and
women at increased risk. drinks no alcohol. risk of breast cancer. A diet rich fresh tomatoes a year. can result in puffy,
Diet and exercise also play Exercising four or more in beta-carotene, folate, and Tomatoes are excellent sore, bleeding gums.
an important role. Here are hours a week may decrease vitamins A and C may reverse sources of vitamins A, C and E, Furthermore, studies have
some examples: hormone levels and help lower the higher risk of breast cancer plus potassium and fiber. They associated periodontal disease to
Weight gain after meno- breast cancer risk. The effect linked to alcohol use. are also rich sources of phyto- pre term, low birth weight babies.
pause, especially after natural of exercise on breast cancer Choosing the right foods is chemicals such as lycopene. Research has even
menopause and/or after age risk is stronger in younger easy with the abundance of Lycopene has been shown demonstrated that
60, is linked to increased women of normal or low fruits and vegetables available to to interfere with the growth bacterial infections of the gums
breast cancer risk. weight. Care should be taken us everyday in the supermarket. and proliferation of cancer can be transmitted to
to exercise safely, as physical Don’t let yourself get cells in the prostate, breast, children once they are born.
Drinking alcohol is linked
Effective oral hygiene
to increased breast cancer risk. activity carries the risk of bored. Try for instance, toma- lung and endometrium.
and regular cleanings
The more alcohol a woman injury to bones and muscles. toes. They are an important Enjoy this recipe from
are critical in avoiding
drinks, the more the risk of Studies have shown, how- component in the American Unlock the Power of Lycopene such a situation.
breast cancer may increase, ever, that eating a diet rich in diet with consumption per per- by David Yeung PhD. If you are pregnant,
then take the time
Los Cerritos Elementary School welcomes wildlife to visit a periodontist
(gum specialist) for an exam.
The National Wildlife Fed- conies to thousand-acre areas. serve natural resources by Mizejewski, NWF naturalist
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Extremely entertaining, Not Now
Darling! is filled with laughs
BY NEENA STRICHART Playhouse is always a no- rier business—one a philan-
Publisher brainer as I know I will be dering flirt, the other a rather
properly entertained; and after straight-laced sort of chap.
Deciding whether or not to discovering that the latest The two spend more time jug-
seize the opportunity to attend piece, a farce called Not Now, gling and hiding young ladies
a performance at Long Beach Darling!, takes place in the than selling mink, and believe
fourth floor salon of an exclu- me the action never stops.
sive London firm of furriers I I was grateful I had a pro-
knew I just had to see it. gram as I had a bit of a difficult
Why such an interest in fur time keeping the characters
salons, you ask? I was a fur straight. Between the comings
consultant with Buffums and goings of the customers,
Department Store for five mistresses, husbands and
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2006 COMMUNITY SIGNAL TRIBUNE 13
Sleep disorders may be Charley Brown’s
continued from page 1
linked to mental health Both Morton and her
supervisor, Bill Disselhorst,
Disselhorst though, took on
a more pragmatic view of
chalked it up to the restau- Charley Brown’s end.
For people who have trou- health professional to discuss rant’s owner, Greg Diganci “It’s not the end of the
ble sleeping, an undetected National Depression any symptoms they may be and the property owner not world,” he said. “People say
mood or anxiety disorder Screening Day experiencing, including prob- coming to an agreement. they’re disappointed, but by
could be the culprit. On is October 5. lems sleeping, feeling down “If we could get the same next week they’ll find a new
Thursday, October 5, and and sad, or even uncontrol- lease that we had for the last place to eat.”
throughout the month of Free mental health lable anger. Those who couple years, then we’d stay,” Both he and Morton already
October, more than 1,500 screenings will be appear to need further evalu- Disselhorst said. “But if some- know where they’re being
sites across the country will available from ation will be given referrals one wants us to pay more, relocated to, and he said sev-
offer free anonymous mental to local treatment services. we’re just not willing to do it.” eral of the approximately 35
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
health screenings for National Military installations will Management gave the em- employees are going to start
Depression Screening Day. 4333 Greenbrier Rd. also be offering screenings to ployees about a month’s serving at a local Black Angus.
For the nearly 57 million service personnel and family notice about the restaurant’s Disselhorst said a new
affected by a mental health professional, individuals can members. They can also closure, and soon enough restaurant is slated to open
disorder, getting a good take the first step in figuring access an online screening word spread to the customers in the location in the next
night’s rest is no easy task. out whether their issues are especially for them at www that the end was near. few months.
According to the American linked to an underlying mental .MilitaryMentalHealth.org. In fact, the Signal Tribune
Academy of Sleep Medicine, health issue,” said Douglas G. National Depression first learned of the closure after
sleep disturbances figure Jacobs, MD, president and Screening Day Mental Health one customer notified staff that
prominently in many psychi- CEO of Screening for Mental Screening, now in its 16th a place “many teachers called
atric disorders. Health, the organization that year, is a program of the non- solace,” would be closed after
“Sleep problems are a com- sponsors National Depression profit Screening for Mental more than 30 years.
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Positive responses were “The C-17 which is produced also important here at home
echoing from state and local in my great District of Long for disaster response and
officials last week after Con- Beach is a critical tool for our homeland security efforts.”
gress included $2.1 billion in national security and this fund- Knabe currently serves as
funding for 10 more C-17s ing sends a strong message to part of the C-17 “Red Team,”
last week. the Department of Defense a group of local, state and fed-
“What a great day for Long that Congress strongly sup- eral elected leaders that are
Beach,” said Mayor Bob Fos- ports the aircraft.” fighting for the continued pro-
ter. “To the 5,500 dedicated “I could not be more duction of the C-17.
men and women who build the pleased by today’s announce- If the full Congress
C-17 right here on this floor, ment that new funding has approves the additional fund-
the proud tradition of aircraft been earmarked for the Boeing ing in their annual defense
manufacturing in Long Beach C-17 program,” reported Los spending bill, California law-
continues - and I am happy to Angeles County 4th District makers have said it would help
stand with you today and cele- Supervisor Don Knabe in a keep production at the Long
brate such great news.” prepared statement. “We know Beach factory open for at least
“I am absolutely thrilled...” the C-17 is essential to the mil- an additional year after its cur-
stated 37th District Rep. itary in the war on terror in rent contract to make planes
Juanita Millender-McDonald. Afghanistan and Iraq, but it is for the Air Force is completed.
Letters to the Editor
continued from page 4
In August, Orange County Jones, accused of groping a It’s time “Dateline NBC”
Deputy Sheriff Patrick Fran- 16-year-old at a YMCA camp and its “To Catch a Predator”
cis Calcagno pleaded guilty to in 2004 and also charged with series explain to their listeners
storing more than 600 child having sex with an intoxi- why law enforcement gets a
porn images on his home cated woman while on duty. pass. Hurry, the world wonders.
computer and compact-discs. Yes, he was fired but he Val Rodriguez
Also in August, an Alham- lucked out. Signal Hill
bra police officer, Michael The District Attorney
James Fisher, 42, was charged refused to file charges, com-
with molesting a minor. menting that there was insuf-
Then the case of Los Angeles ficient evidence to justify a
County sheriff deputy Gabriel felony charge. Which I’m sure
Gonzalez, convicted of sexually makes him eligible to re-
assaulting three women while apply for his old job.
on duty in 2002 and 2003. Correct, Chief Batts? All of
Then the case of Long the above are only the tip of Fine Art&PHOTOGRAPHY
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14 SIGNAL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
Focus On Nonprofit Organization
Is This Book For Me? Pythians say ‘Yes!’
BY OFELIA SAENZ Me,” and they had the slogan table programs organized by
Staff Writer printed on tens of thousands the Knights of Pythias, a
of plastic bags that they will non-sectarian fraternal order
When the Knights of use this year to collect and dedicated to the safety and
Pythias initiated their liter- distribute the books. well-being of children. The
acy program last year, about Pinkham said the order organization has been in
100,000 books were col- has found more than a hun- existence since 1864, and
lected throughout California. dred organizations they can was the first American
They set up libraries and partner with to distribute the Order chartered by an Act of
gave away free books to kids books, and the bags will be Congress.
through hospitals and chil- the central vehicle used in In 1946, the U.S. govern-
dren’s clinics. donation drives. ment deeded land in the
The Pythians found it They’re testing the opera- Sequoia National Forest to
interesting that one of the tion next week at a barbecue them, which has since been
most common responses in the parking lot of Los used to send thousands of
from the young recipients Alamitos Hospital. “[The children to a youth camp at
was, “Is this book for me?” hospital] is giving a bag to Kings Canyon Park. The
This year, the Knights of every nurse and every em- youngsters experience an
Pythias took their cue from ployee and part of the barbe- eight-day camping trip that
the grateful expressions of cue is that they bring books,” includes a six-hour bus and
the many children who said Pinkham. train ride into the mountains, Sir Mel Pinkham displays the bags for the Knight’s
received free books last year. He’s hoping to encourage fishing, swimming, camp- book fundraiser. Ofelia Saenz/Signal Tribune
“[The idea] came from other organizations inter- fires, arts and crafts and Although in the past, funds the area next year.
them,” said president of the ested in getting involved by scenic trips around the area to pay for them were raised “The experience is incred-
Children’s Welfare Founda- sponsoring their own dona- to view some of the largest in other communities, ible,” said Pinkham. “They
tion of the Lakewood/Long tion drives. The Pythians trees in the world. Pinkham is reaching out to come home enriched.”
Beach chapter No. 403, Sir will provide the bags and The last two years, the the businesses of Signal Hill For more information
Melvin Pinkham. “So this distribute the books. Knights of Pythias included to establish a scholarship about these programs and
year, we named [the literacy The literacy program is children from the Las Brisas fund that will help cover the others, contact Mel Pinkham
program] Is This Book for just one of the many chari- community in Signal Hill. cost to send children from at (562) 431-5376.
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2006 COMMUNITY SIGNAL TRIBUNE 15
Locals of national anti-war Spotlight on:
campaign protest downtown ADVERTISERS
BY JOSEPH SERNA
The Stop-the-War Ministry
J ammin’ Music in Bixby Knolls is now renting
band instruments for the new school year. Classes
are also currently forming for the music school’s new
Team of the First Congrega- season. Courses are available for all ages and levels,
tional Church of Long Beach from the “mommy and me” toddler class Melody Time,
held a nonviolent protest in for ages 1 to 2 years, to the more advanced Rock School,
front of the federal building in for kids with basic music skills who want to learn to play
Long Beach Friday, part of a
in a group. Jammin’ Music is located at 3972 Atlantic
national campaign to end the
Avenue. For more information, call (562) 490-0222.
war in Iraq.
More than 50 protestors
were lining the corner of
Ocean Boulevard and Magno-
N ow you can watch while you cook. The LG
Side-by-Side Television Refrigerator, available at
Friedman’s Appliance Center, 1827 East Spring Street in
lia Avenue, holding signs urg- Long Beach, combines a sleek, large capacity refrigera-
ing for U.S. forces to withdraw
tor with a 13-inch, cable-ready, flat-screen TV. Now
from Iraq, to stabilize the Mid-
you’ll be able to cook along with your favorite chefs.
dle East, and to rebuild the
Protesters gather in front of the federal building in Some nights you’ll even be tempted to just stay at home
downtown Long Beach as part of a nationwide and watch the refrigerator. Discover the full line of LG
“We want Congress to
“Week of Action” by members of the Stop-the-War premium home appliances at www.friedmansappliance-
make a plan [to withdraw] as
Ministry Team. Joseph Serna/Signal Tribune
center.com or call (562) 989-7756.
safe and staged as possible,”
said Bob Kalayjian, one of the created in a 1981 resolution that organizers are meeting
many protestors lining the
corner for approximately two
by the United Nations.
“This requires a lot of arms
with state representatives to
create a gradual cease of the
K luger Architects, Inc. announces the promotion
of Miguel A. Avila as healthcare project manager.
Avila will provide management direction in all phases of
hours Friday evening. and legs,” Kalayjian said of Iraq war.
The protesters, who re- the campaign, which also “The campaign is going their healthcare projects from conceptual design to com-
ceived a number of honks and hosted a peaceful resistance until this war is over,” said pletion from their Los Angeles office. Previously, he was
waves from passing motorists, demonstration on Monday in Edric Guise, one of the the healthcare project coordinator with the firm. Kluger
are part of a larger national Hollywood. Kalayjian said he protest organizers. Architects, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary architectural firm
campaign called The Declara- expected to be one of those According to the cam- with extensive experience in medium sized projects
tion of Peace. arrested for blocking the paign’s website, www.Decla including medical, education, religious and mixed-use
Today is the last day of street. rationofPeace.org, a cache of developments. For more information about the firm, visit
their “Week of Action,” which Unlike many anti-war protests, vigils, and rallies www.klugerarchitects.com.
started on September 21—the protests, he said the difference are scheduled for the coming
International Day of Peace, as with Declaration of Peace is months.
continued from page 6
development plans can go constitute a hazard as well as
YOUR first step flooring
forward. a source of traffic congestion.
“We are currently doing
bioremediation on the soil at
“The only reasonable alterna-
tive for that land is to use it as
to a Beautiful Room
that site,” said Nelson Kerr, an a pedestrian-friendly green
officer of the city’s department space with lots of trees and
of health. Bioremediation uses that’s what most of the resi-
naturally occurring bacteria to dents here want,” she said.
convert the crude oil into An organization called the
harmless nutrients that can be Trust for Public Land has
absorbed by plants. “Crude oil promised the city $5 million
is not considered a hazardous for the purchase of land for
waste,” said Kerr adding that green space, but the oil opera-
as far as he knew, no other tors want as much as $17 mil-
contaminants were present in lion for the entire site.
the soil. “Now we are hoping to buy
Over the years, the oil opera- just the section that fronts the
tors have proposed various residences in the area,” said
developments for the site. So far Reyes Uranga, “but even
all plans have all been rejected there we have not been able to
by the locals and by the city. negotiate a price that we are
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acreage fronts Wardlow on a gent on the city purchasing land
curved portion of that road, with that money by May 2007.
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connecting road there would another part of town,” she said.
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2006 LEGAL NOTICES SIGNAL TRIBUNE 17
new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that true and correct. Signed: John Ramirez. The registrant has
SELF HELP FICTICIOUS BUSINESS NAMES date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the
use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the
begun to transact business under the fictitious business
name or names listed herein. Date started business was
rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see sec- August, 2006. This statement was filed with the county clerk
TST2115 / 06-1961388 tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The of Los Angeles County on September 12, 2006. NOTICE:
Help For Pee-Shy Syndrome FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Signal Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, & October 5, 2006. This fictitious business name statement expires five years
The following person is doing business as: INSPIRATION 52, 4375 from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A
www.shybladder.org Cerritos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: CHARACTER
TST2128 / 06-2027126
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior
BUILDING THROUGH PRINCIPLES AND INSPIRATIONAL to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
The following person is doing business as: VNEFLIGHT INSRUC-
POETRY- CALIFORNIA, 4375 Cerritos Ave., Long Beach, CA authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name
TION, 2160 Fanwood Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815. Registrant:
90807. This business is conducted by: a limited liability company. I in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or
RICHARD BROWN, 2160 Fanwood Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815.
declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Pro-
This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all
GREYHOUNDS Signed: Jerome Vincent Carter, CEO/President. The registrant has
begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or
information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Richard
fessions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 14, 21,
28, & October 5, 2006.
Brown. The registrant has begun to transact business under the
names listed herein. Date started business was March, 2003. This
fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date started busi- TST 2136
GREYHOUND statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County
on September 5, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name
ness was October 1, 2006. This statement was filed with the NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE
county clerk of Los Angeles County on September 12, 2006. OF STEPHANIE A. STEVENS
Adoptions through statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office
of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must
NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five Case No. NP011996
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and
Greyhound Pets of America be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of
itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in
new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or
date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the both, of STEPHANIE A. STEVENS
violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
www.fastfriends.org or call law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code).
use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Joseph Hofler III
rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see section in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES.
Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006.
Joyce at (562) 694-3519 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Joseph Hofler III
TST2116 / 06-1974818 Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, & October 5, 2006. be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate
Make a Fast Friend... Adopt an FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: 1. MARK BOWER PHO-
TST2129 / 06-2027127
of the decedent.
THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
Ex-Racing Greyhound TOGRAPHY, 2. A BEAUTIFUL WEDDING, 406 Termino Ave., Long
Beach, CA 90814. Registrant: MARK JOHN BOWER, 2760 DeFor-
The following person is doing business as: SUNSET COLLI-
the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority
will allow the personal representative to take many actions with-
SION CENTER, 1851 Obispo Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90755. Reg-
est Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806. This business is conducted by: an out obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very impor-
istrant: SUNSET AUTO BODY AND PAINT INC., 1851 Obispo
individual. I declare that all information in this statement is true and tant actions, however, the personal representative will be
Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90755. This business is conducted by: a
correct. Signed: Mark Bower. The registrant has begun to transact required to give notice to interested persons unless they have
FOR SALE business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein.
corporation. I declare that all information in this statement is
true and correct. Signed: Vincent D. Ortega, President. The
waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The inde-
Date started business was December, 1990. This statement was pendent administration authority will be granted unless an inter-
registrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious
filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on September 5, ested person files an objection to the petition and shows good
1972 Winnebago 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five
business name or names listed herein. Date started business
was in 1998. This statement was filed with the county clerk of
cause why the court should not grant the authority.
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A A HEARING on the petition will be held on Oct. 19, 2006 at 9:00
Smog exempt, New tires, new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to that
date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use
Los Angeles County on September 12, 2006. NOTICE: This fic-
titious business name statement expires five years from the
AM in Dept. No. H located at 415 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach,
date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious
new batteries, 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
business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The
IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should
appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written
filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
new gas bottles, generator seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune:
September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006.
state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance
may be in person or by your attorney.
another under federal, state, or common law (see section
works. Good shape. TST2117 / 06-1974819
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
nal Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, & October 5, 2006.
IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the
deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a
copy to the personal representative appointed by the court
$2,000 The following person is doing business as: COUNTDOWN FIGHT
GEAR, 3465 Marna Ave., Long Beach, 90808. Registrant: STEVEN
TST2130 / 06-2027128 within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing
Call (562) 498-7602 J. FOKI, 3465 Marna Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808. This business
is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this
The following person is doing business as: PROSTHETIC & claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date
ORTHOTIC GROUP, INC., 2669 Myrtle Ave., Suite 101, Sig- noticed above.
statement is true and correct. Signed: Steven J. Foki. The regis-
nal Hill, CA 90755. Registrant: PROSTHETIC & ORTHOTIC YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a per-
trant has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious
GROUP, INC., 2669 Myrtle Ave., Suite 101, Signal Hill, CA son interested in the estate, you may file with the court a
business name or names listed herein. This statement was filed
MEETING with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on September 5,
90755. This business is conducted by: a corporation. I
declare that all information in this statement is true and cor-
Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an
inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or
2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires
rect. Signed: Glenn R. Matsushima, President. The registrant account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request
five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk.
has begun to transact business under the fictitious business for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.
Come join the local A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize
name or names listed herein. Date started business was Attorney for petitioner:
August 29, 2001. This statement was filed with the county SHARON MILLER ESQ
NICOTINE ANONYMOUS 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
clerk of Los Angeles County on September 12, 2006. LAW OFFICES OF SHARON MILLER
NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five 929 E MARSHALL PL
MEETING 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal
Tribune: September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006.
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county
clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed
LONG BEACH CA 90807
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of
itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business
Loan No. 23963/ACC RESS Order No. 70047 A.P. Number
MWA Club - Patio Room The following person s are doing business as: C AND D MANGAGE-
MENT, 819 Atlantic Ave. #3, Long Beach, CA 90813. Registrant: 1.
name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state,
or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and
7216-018-027 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Under Deed of Trust
YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED
835 E. 33rd St, Signal Hill CHRISFTINA E. LYON, 2. DEE A. CLIBURN, 819 Atlantic Ave. #3,
Long Beach, CA 90813. This business is conducted by: a general
Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 14,
21, 28, & October 5, 2006.
September 24, 2003, UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PRO-
partnership. I declare that all information in this statement is true and TECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC
(Between Atlantic & California Avenues) TST2131 / 06-2027129 SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE
correct. Signed: 1. Christina E. Lyon, 2. Dee A. Cliburn. The regis-
Get the support you need to trants have begun to transact business under the fictitious business
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: DIRT HOE,
OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CON-
TACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given, that on
name or names listed herein. Date started business was January 1,
“Kick Nicotine’s Butt!” 2006. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles
HAULING, REMOVAL & TRACTOR, 1410 Freeman Ave.,
Long Beach, CA 90804. Registrant: KARL ANDREW KUHN,
10/11/2006, at 11:30 AM of said day, At the front entrance
to the Pomona Superior Courts Building, 350 West Mission
County on September 5, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business
www.nicotine-anonymous.org name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the
1410 Freeman Ave., Long Beach, CA 90804. This business
is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all information
Blvd., Pomona, CA, California Western Financial Invest-
ments, Inc., a California corporation as duly appointed
office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement
in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Karl Kurn. Trustee under and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in
must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not
The registrant has not yet begun to transact business that certain Deed of Trust executed by ACC All City Invest-
of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in
under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. ments, Inc., a California corporation recorded on
HOUSE FOR RENT violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law
(see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Ange-
les County on September 12, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious
10/06/2003, in Book n/a of Official Records of Los Angeles
County, at page n/a, Recorder’s Instrument No. 03 2958456,
The Signal Tribune: September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006.
business name statement expires five years from the date by reason of a breach or default in payment or performance
SMOKE FREE, 2 bdrm, TST2124 / 06-1823293
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious
business name statement must be filed prior to that date.
of the obligations secured thereby, including that breach or
default, Notice of which was recorded 6/13/2006 as
1 bath, 2 car gar., The following persons are doing business as: 1. CAPTAIN
HANDYMAN, 2. J AND J PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 2286 E.
The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the
use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of
Recorder’s Instrument No. 06 1296366, in Book , at Page ,
WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER
899 sq.ft. Includes: stove, Carson St. #404, Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: 1. JEFF
BERNARD HALBRITTER, 2. JOLIN HAUNANI HALBRITTER, 3622
the rights of another under federal, state, or common law
(see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
FOR CASH, lawful money of the United States, evidenced by
a Cashier’s Check drawn on a state or national bank, or the
Brayton Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. This business is conducted Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, &
frig, washer & dryer, new by: a husband and wife. I declare that all information in this state- October 5, 2006.
equivalent thereof drawn on any other financial institution
specified in section 5102 of the California Financial Code,
ment is true and correct. Signed: 1. Jeff B. Halbritter, 2. Jolin authorized to do business in the State of California, ALL
hardwood floors, covered Halbritter. The registrants have not yet begun to transact business
TST2132 / 06-2027130
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT PAYABLE AT THE TIME OF SALE, all right, title and interest
under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This held by it as Trustee, in that real property situated in said
patio, lg back yard, statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County
on August 16, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name state-
The following person is doing business as: PIXELSHOP
DESIGN, 9150 E. Florence Ave. #104, Downey, CA 90240. County and State, described as follows: Portion Farm Lot 22
Registrant: JOHN DANIEL RAMIREZ, 9150 E. Florence Ave. per book 3, page 37 of maps The street address or other
No Pets. $1,850/m ment expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of
the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must
#104, Downey, CA 90240. This business is conducted by: an common designation of the real property hereinabove
described is purported to be: 1914 Junipero Avenue, Signal
individual. I declare that all information in this statement is
& 2,000 sec. dep. be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of
itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in
$20 screening fee. violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). City of Signal Hill
Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2006.
Great Location! TST2125 / 06-1839128
4844 Montair, LB FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: SIGNATURES PLUS,
4591 Orange Ave. #308, Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant:
(562) 531-0890 PAULETTA VARNADO, 4591 Orange Ave. #308, Long Beach, CA
90807. This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that
all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed:
Pauletta Varnado. The registrant has not yet begun to transact busi-
HELP WANTED ness under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This
statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on TST 2138
August 18, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Real Estate Investor expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the
county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Signal Hill City Council and Signal Hill Redevelopment
seeks apprentice. filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in viola- Agency will hold a joint public hearing on Tuesday, October 10, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council
tion of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law
(866) 860-6703 (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
Chamber located at City Hall, 2175 Cherry Avenue, Signal Hill, California, to consider the following:
The Signal Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, & October 5, 2006.
TST2126 / 06-1859100 DISPOSITION AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT SIGNAL HILL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND CARMAX AUTO SUPER-
The following person is doing business as: 1. UWEL, 2. WALD-
MAN FINANCIAL GROUP, 3. WALDMAN REALTY, 4.NXT EQUI-
STORES CALIFORNIA, LLC FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOMOBILE
TIES, 5. WFG, 4120 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. DEALERSHIP ON APPROXIMATELY 6.1 ACRES LOCATED AT THE SOUTH-
Registrant: NXT EQUITIES INC., 4120 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, EAST CORNER OF SPRING STREET AND WALNUT AVENUE
CA 90807. This business is conducted by: a corporation. I declare
CALL (562) 427-8678
that all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed:
Michael Waldman, President. The registrant has begun to transact ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are hereby invited to attend a public hearing to present written
business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. information, express their opinions or otherwise present evidence on the above matter. If you wish to
Date started business was January 1, 2005. This statement was
legally challenge any action taken by the City on the above matter, you may be limited to raising only
filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on August 21,
2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written
five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. correspondence delivered to the City prior to or at the public hearing.
YOUR BUSINESS A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize
the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to submit written comments to the Redevelopment Department.
ADVERTISE IN THE rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see section
14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal
Tribune: September 14, 21, 28, & October 5, 2006.
FURTHER INFORMATION on this item may be obtained at the City of Signal Hill’s City Clerk’s
Office located at 2175 Cherry Avenue, Signal Hill, California, or by calling the Redevelopment
TST2127 / 06-1859101
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Office at (562) 989-7375.
The following person is doing business as: UWEL TRUST, 4120
Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: NXT EQUITIES //ss// ___________
INC., 4120 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. This business
is conducted by: a corporation. I declare that all information in
this statement is true and correct. Signed: Michael Waldman, Deputy City Manager
President. The registrant has begun to transact business under
the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date started
business was January 1, 2005. This statement was filed with the Published in the Signal Tribune on: September 21 and 28, 2006
county clerk of Los Angeles County on August 21, 2006. Posted at City Hall, the Library, and Reservoir Park on: September 21, 2006
NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five
years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A
18 SIGNAL TRIBUNE LEGAL NOTICES SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
Hills CA. The undersigned disclaims all liability for any TST2142 / 06-2080926 TST2147 / 06-2138253 TST2148 / 06-2138254
incorrectness in said street address or other common desig- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
nation. Said sale will be made without warranty, express or The following person s are doing business as: CITY WORKS, The following person is doing business as: VICTOR’S GIFTS II, 733 The following person is doing business as: FUTURE FORWARD
implied regarding title, possession, or other encumbrances, 2527 Nipomo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815. Registrant: 1. 24th St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. Registrant: CHRISTINE M. COACHING, 3412 Roxanne Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808. Regis-
to satisfy the unpaid obligations secured by said Deed of RAYMOND VICARIO, 2. SHERRIE ANN VICARIO, 2527 HART, 733 24th St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. This business is trant: JOHN A. GEERE, 3412 Roxanne Ave., Long Beach, CA
Trust, with interest and other sums as provided therein; plus Nipomo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815. This business is con- conducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this 90808. This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that
advances, if any, thereunder and interest thereon; and plus ducted by: a husband and wife. I declare that all information statement is true and correct. Signed: Christine M. Hart. The regis- all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: John A.
fees, charges, and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts in this statement is true and correct. Signed: 1. Sherrie A. trant has begun to transact business under the fictitious business Geere. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business under
created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of said Vicario, 2. Ray Vicario. The registrants have not yet begun to name or names listed herein. Date started business was June 1, the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This statement
obligations at the time of initial publication of this Notice is transact business under the fictitious business name or 2006. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on Septem-
$373,842.34 Dated: 9/13/2006 California Western Financial names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county County on September 26, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business ber 26, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement
Investments, Inc., a California corporation, as Trustee By: clerk of Los Angeles County on September 19, 2006. name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the
RESS Financial Corporation, a California corporation, Its NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be
Agent By: Bruce R. Beasley, President 1780 Town and years from the date it was filed in the office of the county must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
Country Drive, Suite 105, Norco, CA 92860-3618 (seal) Tele- clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in viola-
phone: (951) 270-0164 or (800) 343-7377 Fax: (951) 270- prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common tion of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law
2673 Trustee’s Sale Information: (714) 573-1965 P257497 itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
9/21, 9/28, 10/05/2006 name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 28, & October 5, 12, 19, 2006. The Signal Tribune: September 28, & October 5, 12, 19, 2006.
or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and
TST2139 / Case No. NS016966
Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 21,
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
28, & October 5, 12, 2006
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGE-
LES, 415 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802, SOUTH TST2144 / 06-2000705
JUDICIAL DISTRICT. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
PETITION OF Helen Rachael Harrison, For Change of Name. The following person is doing business as: MAINTENANCE
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: MAGIC, 6139 E. Carita St., Long Beach, CA 90808. Regis-
1. Petitioner HELEN RACHAEL HARRISON, filed a petition with trant: SHAUN YZQUIERDO, 6139 E. Carita St., Long
this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Beach, CA 90808. This business is conducted by: an indi-
Name: HELEN RACHAEL HARRISON to Proposed Name: vidual. I declare that all information in this statement is
RACHAEL HARRISON LINGLE. true and correct. Signed: Shaun Yzquierdo. The registrant
2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this mat- has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious
ter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below business name or names listed herein. This statement was
to show cause, if any, shy the petition for change of name filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on Sep-
should not be granted. tember 7, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name
NOTICE OF HEARING statement expires five years from the date it was filed in
Date: October 30, 2006; Time: 1:30 P.M.; Dept. G, Room 51. the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business
The address of the court is the same as above. A copy of this name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing
Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hear- state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights
ing on the petition in the following newspaper of general cir- of another under federal, state, or common law (see sec-
culation, printed in this county, THE SIGNAL TRIBUNE, 2669 tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
Myrtle Ave., Ste.111, Signal Hill, CA 90755: September 21, The Signal Tribune: September 28, & October 5, 12, 19,
29 and October 5, 12, 2006. 2006.
TST2145 / 06-2049374
Douglas M. Haigh, Judge of the Superior Court
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
Dated September 14, 2006
The following person is doing business as: AALBORG
TST2140 / 06-2080924 INDUSTRIES, INC., 1300 E. 223rd Street, Carson, CA
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 90745. Registrant: AALBORG INDUSTRIES HOUSTON,
The following person is doing business as: MODERN FRILL INC., 6005 South Loop East, Houston, TX 77033. This busi-
PHOTOGRAPHY, 2892 Bellflower Blvd. #488, Long Beach, CA ness is conducted by: a corporation. I declare that all infor-
90815. Registrant: CHRISTINA CRONIN-VEJAR, 5369 Village mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Holger
Rd., Long Beach, CA 90808. This business is conducted by: Nielsen, President. The registrant has not yet begun to
an individual. I declare that all information in this statement is transact business under the fictitious business name or
true and correct. Signed: Christina Cronin-Vejar. The regis- names listed herein. This statement was filed with the
trant has not yet begun to transact business under the ficti- county clerk of Los Angeles County on September 14,
tious business name or names listed herein. This statement 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement
was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on Sep- expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of
tember 19, 2006. NOTICE: This fictitious business name state- the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement
ment expires five years from the date it was filed in the office must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement
of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a ficti-
must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement tious business name in violation of the rights of another
does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et
business name in violation of the rights of another under fed- seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tri-
eral, state, or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Busi- bune: September 28, & October 5, 12, 19, 2006.
ness and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune:
TST2146 / 06-2138252
September 21, 28, & October 5, 12, 2006.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
TST2141 / 06-2080925 The following person is doing business as: AERO IMAGE,
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 3138 Stevely Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808. Registrant: JAY
The following person is doing business as: THE WEDGE STU- R. ROBERTS, 3138 Stevely Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808.
DIOS, 267 Granada Ave., Long Beach, CA 90803. Registrant: This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that
JASON DECTER, 267 Granada Ave., Long Beach, CA 90803. all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed:
This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all Jay Roberts. The registrant has not yet begun to transact
information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: business under the fictitious business name or names listed
Jason Decter. The registrant will begin to transact business herein. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on Angeles County on September 26, 2006. NOTICE: This ficti-
October 1, 2006. This statement was filed with the county tious business name statement expires five years from the
clerk of Los Angeles County on September 19, 2006. NOTICE: date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new ficti-
This fictitious business name statement expires five years from tious business name statement must be filed prior to that
the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fic- date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize
titious business name statement must be filed prior to that the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation
date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law
use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see sec- Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: September 28, & October
tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The 5, 12, 19, 2006
Signal Tribune: September 21, 28, & October 5, 12, 2006.
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