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Vol. 18 Number 9 An Organization Working to Develop the Community through the Promotion of its Businesses September 2011
Save the Date University of the West Promotes
9/11 Memorial “Green Campus Action”
The planting of Orange Groves in honor of the International Year of the Forests
Remembrance At a presentation on August 11, 2011, at the University of the
West in Rosemead, the starting of a grove of 100 of the prettiest little
Ceremony orange trees were planted on the University of the West campus.
Sponsored by the California Institute of Environmental
September 11, 2011 Design & Management (CIEDM), University of the West and
12 Noon Athens Services, the orange trees were planted as part of a work
program in support of the United Nation’s declaration of 2011, the
Rosemead Civic Center Plaza “International Year of the Forests”, an ongoing effort to promote
8838 E. Valley Boulevard forestry development around the world and preserve our Mother
Rosemead, CA Nature at large, in recognition of National Water Quality Month and
the University of the West’s “Adopt- a- Tree Initiative.
(City Event) Athens Services, another one of our local companies going
Annual Fall Festival green and one of the sponsors of this event, donated 10 tons of
organic compost, a nutrient rich soil amendment/fertilizer made
October 15, 2011 from Rosemead street sweeping
12 Noon - 6PM debris, to the university as part of
Rosemead Park “The planting of these trees will
4343 Encinita Ave. Rosemead, CA University of the benefit our campus in many ways”,
(City Event) West’s President, commented Dr. Bill Chen, Professor
C. S. Wu receives at the University. “In addition to
Inland Empire’s recognition the beauty of their existence on
from the Office
Largest Mixer of Senator Ed
the campus, the trees will provide
local food, reduce carbon in our air,
October 19, 2011 Hernandez. and create an eco-system that will
Pictured: (L to
5PM R), President
Continued on page 7
Ontario Convention Center C. S. Wu, and
2000 E. Convention Center Way Susan Reyes,
Ontario, CA 91764 Representative
for Senator Ed
“Casino Night” Hernandez.
November 18, 2011 100 trees will be planted on the Campus of the University
6PM of the West thanks to this great program. Pictured: (L
Luminarias to R), Susan Reyes, Office of Senator Hernandez, Ariel
Chao, Intern for the Senator, Venerable Yi Kong, Trustee,
3500 W. Ramona Boulevard President C.S. Wu, UWest, Dr. Edward Huang, CIEDM,
Monterey Park, CA 91754 Carina Lieu, Office of Congresswoman Judy Chu, Ed
Chen, Athens Services, Venerable Miao Hsi, Director of
Hsi Lai Temple.
You can now find the Years from now these trees will be bearing delicious orange fruit. Pictured:
“Rosemead Chamber (L to R), Ed Chen, Athens Services, Dr. Edward Huang, Principal of
CIEDM, C.S. Wu, President, University of the West, Venerable Yi Kong,
of Commerce” UWest Executive Trustee, A representative from Rose Hills, and James
On Wang, Chamber Vice President.
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El Monte-Rosemead Adult School . . . . . . . . 2 City of Rosemead
Little People School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Brown’s Jewelry Loan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 8838 E. Valley Boulevard
Office Depot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Rosemead, CA 91770
Rosemead Palladium Technical Academy . . . . . . . . . . .
California American Water . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Phone: (626) 569-2100
Hours - Mon-Thursday: 7a.m. - 6 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Pacific Alliance Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Di Pilla’s Italian Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Closed: Fri - Sun
Board of Directors Nu Vision Federal Credit Union (E1) . . . . .
Coldwell Banker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mayor: Steven Ly
2011-2012 Rosemead School District . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mayor Pro Tem: Sandra Armenta
Council Members: Margaret Clark,
President Polly Low, Bill Alarcon
Erix Oliva . . . . . El Monte Rosemead Adult School City Council Meetings
Vice Presidents New Members 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. at
Robert Oehler - Legislative Affairs . Pacific Alliance Bank City Hall
Lori Craven-Doss - Special Events . . . . . . . . . . Vincent D. Ho M.D. City Staff
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brown’s Jewelry & Loan Vincent Ho
City Manager Jeff Allred
James Wang - Business Development . . . . . . CH Auto 8843 Valley Blvd. Rosemead, CA
Assistant City Manager
Annie Gee - Membership Services . . . . . . . . . . Matt Hawksworth
Continued on page 7
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pacific Western Bank Public Affairs Manager Aileen Flores
Community Development Director
Dr. George Win - Health Alliance . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . United Multi-Care Health Center Director of Parks & Recreation
Past President David Montgomery-Scott
Amy Wu . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday Inn Express
Directors Nancy Eng, Diana Herrera, Joan Hunter,
Thuy Bui . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wells Fargo Bank Victor Ruiz, Mike Saccaro
Marissa Castro Salvati . . Southern California Edison
Ed Chen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Athens Services Jean Hall, Brian Lewin. Howard Masuda,
Steve Chiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LA Web Joanne Russell, Joseph Wong
Sharon Coley . . . . . . . . . . . Doubletree by Hilton
Chester Gee . . . . . . . . . . . . Progressive Travel (626) 573-5220
Diana Herrera . . . . . . . . . Coldwell Banker Dynasty City Librarian……Annette Gade
Joan Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Altour Travel Payless Pharmacy 8800 E. Valley Blvd.
Ryan Junk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UFC Gym Marc Hoang Rosemead Community Center
Surendra Mehta . . . . . . . . . . . . . Subway #40986 8841 Valley Blvd. Rosemead, CA 3936 N. Muscatel Ave. Rosemead
Ambassador Committee (626) 826-3038 (626) 569-2251
Continued on page 4
Jean Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . City Traffic Commissioner Garvey Center
Dr. Jerry Liu . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of the West 9108 Garvey Ave. Rosemead
Dr. Bo Luk . . . . . . . . United Multi-Care Health Center (626) 569-2212
Irene Ramirez . . . . . . . . . . . SGV Newspaper Group Public Safety Center
Trish Sproles . . . . . . . . . . Pacific Alliance Bank Lt. Tim Murakami
Polly Tse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday Inn Express 8301 Garvey Avenue
Lorraine Wild . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brown’s Jewelry Hours - Mon-Thursday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Staff (626) 569-2212
Min-Hsien Wang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CEO
Cathy Brehm . . . . . . . . . . . . . Executive Assistant
El Patio Bar & Grill
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printed. Distributed to residents and businesses of Business Card Ads Bar & Grill, located at 11672 E. Ramona
Rosemead. Blvd. in El Monte, recently received
Cathy Brehm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Editor their new members plaque from
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August Business Caravan
Every month the Rosemead Chamber of Commerce
Business Caravan visits one or two of our member’s
We thank the following loyal members who businesses. The purpose of the Caravan is to keep in touch
have renewed their membership. We are with our members, and to answer any questions or concerns
grateful for their continued and dedicated they may have. If you are a member and would like the
support of the Rosemead Chamber of Business Caravan to visit your business, please give us a call
Commerce. Please patronize your fellow at (626) 288-0811 and we will put you on the schedule.
chamber member businesses whenever In August, the Rosemead Chamber visited PSA Private
you need a service of this type. Storage Areas at 8000 Artson Ave in Rosemead. PSA has
been a member of the Chamber for 35 years and this year
Member Since they received a milestone plaque for this accomplishment.
Di Pilla’s Italian Restaurant 1968 The plaque was to be presented to them at the June 30th
Claudia Di Pilla Installation and Awards Banquet but they were unable to
9013 E. Valley Blvd. attend, so we presented them the plaque on this visit. PSA has
Rosemead, CA 91770 two locations, one in Alhambra and one in Rosemead*.
California Mission Inn 1971 The Chamber Caravan members met with staff members
Cris Quesada Lily Hoa and Martha Cerna at the center. Pictured: (L
to R), Lily Hoa, Martha Cerna and Min Wang, Chamber
8417 Mission Drive
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 287-0438 In addition, the caravan also visited WorkSource/
Career Partners at 3505 N. Hart in Rosemead. At
San Gabriel Valley
Career Partners, they met with Martha Cerna and
Water Company 1977
Lily Hoa, staff at the center. They took a tour of the
Career Partner’s facility and were introduced to a
11142 E. Garvey Ave
lot of new summer programs the center has to offer.
El Monte, CA 91734
Career Partners is a government funded resource
organization for the unemployed. Job seekers can
Consolidated Disposal 1991 visit the facility, use the computers and resources,
Richard Fierro and this will prepare them in their job search. The
2495 E. 68th Street facility also has an EDD Representative on site.
Long Beach, CA 90805
PSA Private Storage Areas is presented with their 35 year Milestone Membership
Maryvale 1998 Plaque by Chamber CEO, Min Wang. Pictured: (L to R), Jay Chau, PSA, Stella Tsai,
Michael Giron PSA, Andrew Carbajal, PSA, Min Wang, Ed Chen, Chamber Board Member.
7600 Graves Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770
Automec Sales & Service 2003
PAY YOUR DUES PROMPTLY AND RECEIVE A
8685 Garvey Ave.
FREE BUSINESS CARD AD
Rosemead, CA 91770
Robert Bruesch 2003
7500 Wilmar Place
Rosemead, CA 91770
First Baptist Church of Rosemead 2005
Rev. Walter Jackson
8618 Mission Drive
Rosemead, CA 91770
City of Rosemead
According to the Recent Census Poll 2010
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Under $15k = 10%
$15k - 24,999 = 11.9% September 2011
$25k - 34,999 = 11.9% Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
$35k - 49,999 = 20.5% 1 2 3
$50k - 74,999 = 20.1%
$75k - 99,999 = 10.9%
$100k and above = 14.7%
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
American Indian & Alaska Native 0.1% Labor Day
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
0% 7 PM 10am
White 4.7% City Council Chamber
Other 0% Meeting Business
City Hall Caravan
Male: 49.3% 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
19 and under: 25.5%
20 to 64: 61.5%
65 and over: 13% 25 26 27 28 29 12 Noon 30
Median Age: 38.1 7 PM
City Council Executive
HOUSING Meeting Board Meeting
Total Housing Units: 14,805 City Hall
Median Housing Price: $463,600 Room
4 Rosemead Report • September 2011
Don Bosco Technical Institute Payless Pharmacy
Receives $200,000 Gift from Marc Hoang, Pharmacist
8841 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770
Seaver Institute 626-287-2889
PaylessWPharmacy is proud to
(Next to Rosemead Post Office)
“the” neighborhood pharmacy who truly
The Seaver in, and generosity toward, our school announce the opening ofWtheir 2nd cares about their patients. You are not
InstituteWhas has deeply impacted the quality of our location in the city of Rosemead just a number to them. You are actually
awarded Don Bosco educational and community engagement on September 17, 2011 (Saturday). their friends. They are there to solve your
Technical Institute programs. Through the current gift, we Payless has been inWbusiness for over problems and take care of most of your
( B o s c o W Te c h ) will continue to offer a unique educational 7 years with their 1st location at 1118 healthcare needs. Most of their patients
$200,000 for the opportunity in an environment that supports S. Garfield Ave in Alhambra; one and are referrals from their existing patient’s
developmentWof our progressive mission.” a half blocks north of Valley Blvd. Dr. families and friends and from local doctors.
a new master plan that encompasses Bosco Tech is the only all-male Catholic Marc Hoang, has been a pharmacist for Besides just knowing their patients by
the renovation of existing facilities, the high school in the state that uniquely over 13 years and his wife, Tam Dinh, name, they take the extra step to get to
construction of new buildings and outdoor integrates college-preparatory curriculum a family nurse practitioner, has over know the customer on a personal level. Dr.
learning venues, and the expansion and with a comprehensive, four-year, project- 10 years of experience. They both Hoang will help resolve any problems you
improvement of existing athletic facilities. based science and technology program. graduated from UCLA with honors. may have with your insurance. They will
Of primary importance is the creation of The academic curriculum allows students Their professionalism, knowledge and ensure that you get your medications in a
state-of-the-art classrooms and technology to meet university admission requirements sincerity have resulted in a lasting and timely manner, provide free water bottles
labs. In addition, a portion of the gift is while completing extensive integrated trusting relationship with their patients. when you are thirsty, provide free local
dedicated to modernizing the campus coursework in one of five technology and What can the residents of Rosemead delivery and shipping, and provide a free
ministry center, home of Bosco Tech’s engineering-related fields: Architecture expect from Payless Pharmacy? Their gift each time you fill your prescription.
extensive community service and outreach and Construction Engineering; Computer aim is to provide the same high level of Times are tough now, so taking this into
program Science and Electrical Engineering; customer service with personalized care consideration, they help you watch your
“This gift provides the foundation Integrated Design, Engineering and that they are known for in Alhambra. pocket book by finding out which options
necessary for our students to hone their Art; Materials Science, Engineering They are known by their loyal patrons as are effective and are least expensive for
leadership skills and reinforce the value of and Technology; and Media Arts and Continued on page 12
serving others,” said Alberto M. Pimentel, Technology. For further information
president of Bosco Tech. “It will allow about Bosco Tech, please call (626) 940-
us to expand our students’ commitment 2000 or visit www.boscotech.edu.
to improving community service while The Los Angeles-based Seaver Institute
having a profound impact on the San was established in 1955 by Frank Roger
Gabriel Valley. As a Salesian school, we Seaver. The Institute’s focuses its giving in
are dedicated to developing young men four primary areas: scientific and medical
who will be leaders in their communities.” research, education, public affairs, and the
Pimentel continued, “Bosco Tech is cultural arts.
very fortunate to have the ongoing support
of the Seaver Institute. Their confidence
Pre-registration is required.
Please sign-up at the Rosemead Library Information Desk or
contact Steve Smith at (626) 573-5220
Thurs., October 6, 2011
8800 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770
Rosemead Report • September 2011 5
Benefits of Chamber Membership
Community Exposure - Your membership
entitles you to a free listing in the next issue
Direct Mail Promotion - The Chamber’s
mailing labels, available for purchase and use
Support your Community
Buy Local Year Round
of the Chamber of Commerce Business by members only, can give you direct access
Directory. This full color directory is to a prime audience of business prospects.
distributed to 20,000 businesses, residents Notary Services and Certificates of Origin
& visitors in the Rosemead Area, hotels and - The Chamber provides these services at a Supporting local businesses is the BEST decision you can make all year
schools. Only members are listed, providing very low cost to our members. long! Supporting local retailers and businesses is great for our local
high visibility to potential costumers through Increased Visibility - Members are welcomed
economy in two obvious ways:
both alphabetical and categorical listings. to take advantage of our lobby foot traffic by
Display advertising is available for an supplying us with brochures, rack cards or 1. Money spent locally, stays local
additional charge. business cards. Both business representatives
Business Referral Service - Only Chamber and residents come to our office every day
2. Buying locally keeps sales tax revenue in Rosemead.
members are recommended to callers asking looking for referrals. They appreciate having Spending $100 at a locally-owned business generates about $68 in local
for goods and services. your material to take back with them. We also economic spending compared to $43 from spending that same $100 at
Subscription to Rosemead Report - Your use your material in our relocation packages. a national chain
subscription to the Rosemead Report, the Opportunity to Serve - Membership gives
Chamber’s monthly newsletter, is included you many opportunities within the Rosemead Local businesses create local jobs. Local businesses tends to have
in your in your dues investment. Each Chamber to serve as a volunteer. Your service higher payrolls and often purchase goods and services from other local
month the newsletter features informative is needed and vital to the success of our businesses including payroll and accounting services. Staff at local
articles, community awareness and upcoming programs. Volunteering gives you higher independent businesses tend to work closer to their homes than big box
chamber and city events. Opportunities are visibility within the community and creates employees: their income taxes and property taxes then support these
available to advertise for even more exposure a greater networking opportunity. It’s a “win- same local communities.
for your business! win” for everyone.
Credibility - Because we are well known, A Powerful Voice in Government - Chamber So please remember to Buy Local this spring and all year long for
your integrity is assured by joining our membership allows you to have a direct these great reasons!
membership. impact on business policies and legislation at 1. Money spent locally, stays local
Internet Exposure -The chamber web site the local, state and national level. YOU can 2. Buying locally keeps sales tax revenue in Rosemead
(www.RosemeadChamber.org) includes a make a difference – your membership dues
3. Local businesses create and maintain local jobs
business directory of our members, giving investment supports the Chamber’s ongoing
4. Local businesses are preportionately more generous to local
them worldwide exposure with business advocacy efforts.
description, testimonials and hyperlink to Ribbon Cutting & Grand Openings - charities, schools and community events
their own web site. It also includes a calendar Chamber will provide assistance with ribbon 5. Buying locally saves you money on gas and travel time and you avoid
of the upcoming chamber events, and city cuttings and grand opening events, which can shipping and handling fees on catalog and Internet purchases
information. The Chamber is also listed on increase the visibility of host businesses. 6. Buying locally supports and retains our neighborhood business
Facebook and Twitter, keeping members Networking and Social Events - The community ontrepreneurs
informed about the local events in the city chamber provides a year long schedule of
and the upcoming ones. networking events to attend and to promote
Low Cost Advertising - We offer our your business and to increase your customer
members a variety of affordable advertising
options through the chamber web site,
base. Enjoy a light snack before the long
trip home and an opportunity to win a We Help Businesses Succeed!
the Rosemead Report, Chamber Business door prize. We also provide several social
Directory, Military Banner program and the events, Chinese New Year Banquet, Annual The Rosemead Chamber of Commerce helps its
Rosemead Map, just to name a few. Installation Dinner, and a Casino Night, to members suceed through legislative advocation,
Calendar Listing of Member Events - The just enjoy yourself and relax. economic development, education, savings,
chamber web calendar has a special section networking and increased visibility.
allowing members to promote their own
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LARGE CHEESE Quick & Easy
7-Layer Tostada Dip
PIZZA $ 99 1 can Refried Beans
sauce. Spread in casserole dish.
2nd Layer – Mash 2 avocados, mix
9013 E. Valley Blvd. Take out only + Tax 1 Container Sour Cream with lemon juice, Tabasco and ½ c. sour
Rosemead, CA 91770 1 can Black Olives cream.
Toppings available at regular prices. Cannot be
combined with other offers. One coupon per 3 Tomatoes 3rd Layer – 1 small can chopped black
(626) 286-0275 customer per visit. Offer expires 10-15-2011 1 Red Onion (Can use chopped Green
4th Layer – 3 Tomatoes, diced and
1 small can diced green chilies drained.
Grated Cheddar Cheese 5th Layer – 1 red onion or green onions,
The Legend of the Chinese Moon Festival Tortilla Chips chopped fine.
September 12, 2011 Lemon Juice – Tabasco & Taco Sauce 6th Layer – 1 small can diced green
1st Layer – Layer refried beans (17 oz 7th Layer – Cheddar Cheese, grated.
The time of this story is around 2170 B.C. can) may be mixed with ½ pkg taco Refrigerate – Serve with Tortilla Chips
The Moon Festival falls on the 15th some valuable (Recipe from the Rosemead Chamber of Commerce Cookbook, Published in 1993)
of the eighth month every year, of the services on
Chinese lunar calendar. This year it falls earth.
on September 12, 2011. When Chang
It is said that on this very special day O came to earth, she was sent
the moon would appear fullest, and it to a poor farmer to be one of his family
would shine the brightest. All the maidens members. As she grew older she became a
of China, both young and old, would pray very beautiful young lady. A skillful hunter,
to the moon goddess to deliver to them the Hou Yi, an expert archer from another
men of their dreams. The maidens would village heard about Chang O’s beauty and
offer moon cakes, cookies, and fruits, and came to look for her, and soon they became
they would also burn incense and candles friends.
as a gesture of worshipping the moon Life on earth in the village was
goddess, Chang O. peaceful, until one day, when the villagers
In the Chinese astrology, the moon woke up and were surprised to find 10 suns
represents the female, and the sun in the sky. The earth became a very warm
represents the male. Both the Moon and the place. Being the skillful archer he was,
Sun represents Yin and Yen. Many believe Hou Yi stepped forward to save the earth.
that the moon goddess, Chang O, possessed He skillfully shot down 9 suns, and left
special powers to enrich the lives of lovers one in the sky. He had become the instant
on earth. hero who had saved the earth. The King
According to legend…In a time long, had awarded him a respectable rank inside
long ago, young lady Chang O lived with the palace. Shortly afterwards, Hou Yi had
her father, the Jade Emperor, in heaven become the King’s successor and became
where all the good people and the fairies the King. He married Chang O.
lived. They were all very happy until one However, Hou Yi was greedy and
day Chang O had accidentally broken a immortal. He thought about how good it
valuable porcelain jar. The Jade Emperor would be if he could live and enjoy his life
was angry at Chang O’s carelessness and forever. He commanded his followers to
punished her. He sent her down to earth create a form of medicine that could prolong
to where the ordinary people lived, and he his life. One day, one of the followers came
made a rule that Chang O could only come forward with a pill. He told Hou Yi to hold
back to live in heaven if she had contributed onto the pill, and warned him not take it
until he was told to do
so. Hou Yi was very
happy to receive the pill
and hid it inside a box
underneath his pillow.
One day, while
Hou Yi was away from
the palace, Chang O
accidentally found the
pill in the box, and
wondered what it was.
She swallowed the pill
purposely. When Hou
Yi discovered what his
wife had done he flew
into a rage. Chang O
was frightened by his
anger, so she jumped
from the chamber’s
window to escape, but
instead of falling to the
ground, she found that
she was actually flying
up into the sky!
She flew higher and
higher, and angry Hou
Yi tried to shoot her
down with his bow and
arrow, but it was in vain.
Chang O flew higher
and farther away from
the earth, and soon she
had reached the moon.
The Queen mother
of heaven heard about
what had happened
and punished Chang O.
She gave her a rabbit
as companion, and a
wood cutter to cut the
tree of immortality on
the moon. She was told
that when the tree of
Continued on page 7
Rosemead Report • September 2011 7
Seniors find joy and benefits of aerobic Beverly Hospital Names Three New Board
exercise at Beverly Hospital Members
There are so many good reasons for limitless. Beverly Hospital, a member of the Chamber since 2008, is pleased to announce the
seniors to participate in aerobic exercise. Aside from the wonderful physical appointment of Don Nakanishi, Ph.D. of Los Angeles, Alma Perez of Temple City and
Senior aerobics is a joyful way to improve benefits, chair aerobics enhances your David Chambers of Sierra Madre to it’s Board of Directors.
muscle strength and tone, assist with losing feelings of calmness and well-being. These performance, she is a natural when it comes
Don Nakanishi, Ph.D. worked as a
excess weight, all while maintaining heart slower, low impact classes can be great fun to networking and building relationships.
professor for the University of California
health, mobility and fitness. It also helps and considered by all an enjoyable social Perez earned a bachelors degree from
Los Angeles (UCLA) for 35 years before
to lower your blood pressure, cholesterol event. the University of Redlands. She currently
retiring in 2009. He served the last 20
levels, improves stamina and decreases Beverly Hospital invites people age serves on the board of several professional
years as director
fatigue and depression, and even helps 50 and over to join the 50+ Connection organizations including the Latin Business
of the UCLA
improve your self-confidence. chair aerobic exercise program taught Association, California Hispanic Corporate
Exercising may look hard or tiring, but by Tony Lorrich, a certified personal Council and is an advisor to the Mexican-
Studies Center, the
there are gentler ways to raise the heart rate fitness trainer. Classes are free and held at American Opportunity Foundation.
nation’s largest and
enough without jumping, running, jolting or Beverly Hospital, 309 W. Beverly Blvd, David Chambers is the principal of
straining yourself. Beverly Hospital offers Montebello, CA, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Call 800- Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High in
the perfect solution - Chair Aerobics. The 618-6664 today and reserve your space for Montebello for the past four years and
classes are very simple, uncomplicated and the following classes: has been an educator for over 30 years.
most importantly it is designed for seniors. Chair Aerobics –September 7 Under his leadership, the high school
institute on Asian
The benefits of these one-hour classes are Comprehensive program involving has experienced
Pacific Americans. Nakanishi specializes
stretching and movement of arms, legs in the political and educational experiences i n c r e a s e d
and torso area. Increases flexibility and of Asian Americans and other immigrant enrollment, higher
circulation throughout the body. and minority groups in the U.S. and learning and student
Advance Chair Aerobics – worldwide. development with
September 14 Nakanishi is a public speaker and the the focus being
Improves strength and flexibility. author of over 100 articles and books school accreditation
Bring a small weight (one-three pounds) written on the affiliation and behavior and its processes.
or a16 oz. can. of Asian Pacific Americans, and other After earning a
Balance and Agility –September 28 minority and immigrant groups; and bachelor’s degree
Involves standing balance exercises international dimensions of minority in speech pathology
and range-of-motion. Strengthens group experiences. from California
interior core of the body, and helps to He obtained a bachelors degree from State University Los Angeles (CSULA), he
stabilize skeletal structure. Yale University and his Ph.D. from accepted a position in a catholic elementary
Harvard University, both in Political school working with students with language
Science. delay and other speech impediments.
In 1995, former president Bill Clinton Obtaining a masters degree in Instructional
Dr. Vincent D. Ho, M.D. appointed him to serve a term on the
board of directors for the Civil Liberties
Technology from CSULA in 1993 allowed
him to integrate his expertise in education
New Member Dr. Vincent D. Ho is physical exams. Secondly, in the form Public Education Commission. He also with technology, for application into the
pleased to announce the Grand Opening of disease diagnosis and treatment, to get served on the board for AltaMed Health high school curriculum.
of his medical practice on September 17, their patients back to health, and thirdly, Corporation, formally La Clinica Familiar At the same time, he began a successful
2011 (Saturday). The event will be held at in the form of compassionate care, when del Barrio until 2009. business as a software developer,
8841/8843 Valley Blvd., in the Rosemead treatment is no longer possible. They will “I would like to devote more of my providing technical training for several
Supermarket Center, next to the Post make all possible efforts to preserve their time, energy and skills to enhance the Fortune 500 companies. Chambers has
Office. patient’s dignity and comfort till the very quality of life of the residents of Greater traveled extensively nationwide setting up
A graduate from Temple University end. Montebello-East Los Angeles where workshops and is the recipient of numerous
School of Medicine in Philadelphia and Dr. Ho likes to look at life as a journey. I grew up,” said Nakanishi. He went competitive awards for innovation and
a resident at Kern Medical Center in The patient is the captain and he is the on to say that being a board member at excellence.
Bakersfield, Dr. Ho moved to the San medical advisor to help them navigate Beverly Hospital provides an opportunity In 2004, he was appointed by Cardinal
Gabriel Valley to be closer to his Family. through the medical web. Convenience, to become meaningfully involved in the Roger Mahoney to represent all catholic
Dr. Ho’s prime goal is to focus on the compassion, and quality is what you can community and to make contributions high schools on the Archdiocesan School
meaning of the “family.” Dr. Ho and his expect from Dr. Ho. that will ensure the future viability and Council, a body charged with developing
medical staff treat the little ones to the season Please feel free to him at 626-287-8866 growth of the hospital for generations to policies for 238 schools in the Archdiocese
knowledge that the elders of the family are to make an appointment. They are located come. of Los Angeles.
treated like their own family members. at 8843 Valley Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770. Alma Perez is a dynamic professional “I believe to be a successful leader one
Firstly, they do this with preventive health (Next to Rosemead Post Office and across who has tremendous energy, insight and must fully engage the art and science of
care to keep their patients healthy by way the street from Rosemead City Hall) over 20 years of leadership by creating a vision for his or her
of regular checkups, vaccinations, and human resources organization that is symbolic of its mission
experience. She and nurtures a shared view of its future,”
fully embraces the said Chambers. He went on to say a leader
University of the West - from page 1 of the University, and other officials from the concept of building must develop a collaborative team of
conserve the water quality in the area”. University, Ed Chen, Athens Services, Min a “People First” creative, passionate administrators, faculty
It was a fantastic event and a great Wang, Rosemead Chamber of Commerce and staff who are collectively dedicated to
culture as adapted
turnout for the University of the West. CEO, James Wang, Rosemead Sister the personal growth of all involved.
by her employer,
Some of the attendees included: Dr. Edward Cities, lots of students and many Rosemead The board of directors includes
Huang, CIEDM, Rosemead Mayor Steven residents.
Rice Garden, Inc.,
which involves core physicians, business and community
Ly, representatives from the legislative “Today’s event represents a major
human resource leaders who meet monthly to ensure the
offices of Congresswoman Judy Chu and milestone for us to accomplish our work
Senator Ed Hernandez, C. S. Wu, Principal program. It is also the climax of our series responsibilities that furtherance of the mission and vision of
of actions because today we are includes leadership, skills and training. the hospital. The addition of these Board
able to not only talk about forest Perez has served in many facets of members is sure to be a tremendous asset
conservation but also to start the human resources throughout her career to Beverly Hospital. Their outstanding
planting of 100 trees on this campus” that have lead to positive outcomes; leadership experiences and personal ties
replied Dr. Edward Huang, Principal improved employee relations, professional to the community provide an even greater
of CIEDM. development and retention. Specializing body to the existing board.
For more information on this in recruitment, conflict resolution and
event or the University’s “Adopt-
A-Tree Initiative”, contact UWest at
10 Tons of organic compost was Coldwell Banker Dynasty
donated to the University of the
West for this project.
me about the
The Legend - from page 6 Chang O has not been able to come back to
immortality is cut down, then Chang O will earth yet to complete her mission. “WISH” Program
be allowed to go back to earth to continue on The moral of this story: it teaches us not for up to $15,000
her mission of earning merits for the valuable to be greedy, and not to take something that credit.
service in order to go back to heaven. doesn’t belong to us. If Hou Yin had not been
That was long, long time ago, and still the greedy about finding a pill that could make Sellers: Ask
tree of immortality has not been cut down. him live forever, he would never had gotten me for a “FREE
Every time Chang O makes a cut, the tree the pill; and if Chang O had not purposely
heals itself. swallowed the pill that didn’t belong to her,
Now, whenever there’s a full moon, if we she would not have to be sent to live in the ANALYSIS”.
happen to look up into the sky, we can still moon for so long.
see the shape of the tree, and the wood cutter, For every action there is a consequence.
Chang O, who is still there cutting the wood.
8 Rosemead Report • September 2011
El Monte Union High School District
Mountain View High Choir In addition, several speakers from Homeboy
Participates in Bridge to Industries spoke of their experiences on the streets
and in and out of prison before being “saved by Fr.
Homeboy Concert Greg Boyle and Homeboy.”
by Anne Donofrio-Holter “It was inspirational to everyone there, and
my students were extremely moved,” said Ludwig.
To create a connection between the musical “Hearing the speakers cast a wonderful spirit over the
world and a community organization, 27 members whole event, and it seemed to inspire each performing El Monte Choir Performs in The students were also able to join in with singers
and dancers at a luau as well as serenade passengers at
of the Mountain View High School Chamber Choir group to create the most beautiful music possible.” Hawaii Honolulu International Airport.
participated in the Bridge to Homeboy concert held at “It was an awesome experience performing for
Homeboy,” said one Mountain View High School by Anne Donofrio-Holter While in Hawaii, students had an opportunity
the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles.
student. “It’s something I will never forget.” visit Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial.
“The idea and philosophy behind a Bridge
The El Monte High School A Cappella Choir “As a special treat, there were five Pearl Harbor
concert is to not only raise awareness of the activities “The opportunity for us to collaborate with Mr.
traveled to Honolulu, Hawaii to perform at the survivors on hand to greet everyone.” said Whisler. “It
of the community organization, but to also create Montoya was very positive,” said Ludwig. “It was an
Hawaii Choral Festival at the Hawaii Convention was a very moving experience and quite an honor.”
fellowship and connections between people who invaluable experience and a source of inspiration for
Center in Honolulu. Students also had an exhilarating climb to the top
wouldn’t necessarily cross paths in normal life my students to work with an alumni from their school
“I submitted an audition CD for the opportunity of Diamond Head.
happenings,” said Nancy Ludwig, Mountain View in their community who has made a success of his life
for the students to perform. The head of the choral “We sang the school’s alma mater when we
High School Chamber Choir director. “In addition, and loves what he is doing.”
festival liked our CD and also invited us to perform for reached the top,” said one student. Other climbers
by including original compositions written for the According to Ludwig, the concert was a success
the local morning news as a promotion for the festival,” were impressed and thought it made the highlight of
event by local composers, it raises awareness of for many reasons.
said choir director Joel Whisler. “Unfortunately the their own conquest of the crater.”
these organizations and their challenges by creating a “The performances of each ensemble were
television appearance was cancelled.” Also accompanying the students was student
musical representation that people can connect to.” amazing, the compositions written by each composer
However, the students did perform at the festival, store clerk Karen Foutz, who lived in Hawaii for
The Chamber Choir worked with David Montoya, were both appropriate for the event as well as
the Ala Moana shopping mall and at an assisted living several years.
La Habra High School choral director and Mountain beautiful musical works, and the coming together of
facility. They also attended a choir clinic, conducted “We hired a school bus to take us all over the
View High School alumni, who wrote ‘Don’t Go choirs from many different areas was a unique and
by Ithaca College’s Dr. Janet Galvan, on vocal island to see the sites that were not included in our
Back to Sleep,’ based on a poem by Rumi, for mixed wonderful combination,” she said. “The students
techniques. tour package,” said Whisler. “It was a chance for
choir, ukulele ensemble, bass and drums. were truly moved on many occasions throughout the
The festival featured middle and high school Karen to show off her island to the students and talk
“Mr. Montoya gave the instrumental part to the evening and this event provided a perfect opportunity
choirs from California and Hawaii. The El Monte about her memories.”
La Habra High School Ukulele Ensemble and they to expose them to positive musical and community
students performed “Worthy is the Lamb/Amen” from “It’s an experience I will never forget. I will be
came to the concert and performed the piece with organizations outside their immediate world.”
Handel’s Messiah, Peter Lutkin’s “The Lord Bless smiling for years just thinking about it,” said senior
us,” said Ludwig. “It was a wonderful collaboration Also performing: First Unitarian Church of Los
You and Keep You” and a Keith Hampton spiritual Jeremy Monje. The Hawaiian lifestyle is so different.
between Mr. Montoya and the students from both Angeles Vocal Ensemble directed by Dr. William
“Praise His Holy Name.” It’s hard to believe that you’re still in the United
schools. They had a great time, learned a lot from Belanm, Cal State University Los Angeles University
“At the conclusion of the festival, all the choirs States.”
each other and formed new friendships.” Choirs, the Los Angeles County High School of the
gathered together to perform Rollo Dilworth’s “Take Also accompanying the students to Hawaii were
All the choirs performed for one another and the Arts Concert Choir directed by John St. Marie and
Me To The Water” and a traditional Hawaiian song principal Keith Richardson, assistant principal Joe Vu
composers who contributed original compositions the Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles directed by Byron
entitled “Hawaii Aloha,” said Whisler. and piano accompanist Jane Oertel.
were in attendance to introduce their work and J. Smith.
the thought behind it. Also in the audience were
members of Homeboy Industries along with church
and community members.
El Monte-Rosemead Adult activities included planting seeds and exploring
“Dr. William Belan, former director of Choral School Hosts LAUP Math and nature.”
According to Shapiro, the children also enjoyed
Studies at Cal State University Los Angeles and Science Night “the sensory fun of touching and feeling slime, rice,
current director of the choir at the First Unitarian blubber and moon sand.”
by Anne Donofrio-Holter
Church of Los Angeles, is the founder and organizer Refreshments were provided by the cafeteria to
of this event,” said Ludwig. “This is the second The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School recently the more than 100 parents and children that attended
Bridge type concert he has put together.” invited parents of students attending Los Angeles and each child received a book for their participation.
According the Ludwig, “the students enjoyed the Universal Preschool classes to the Granada Child The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School Los
process from beginning to end, and the culminating Care Center for a math and science fair. Angeles Universal Preschool program is now
concert was sensational.” “Parents of children enrolled in Vicky Gonzalez’s accepting applications for September enrollment. A
The students were exposed to some excellent class were invited to spend time with their children number of openings also are available in the regular
choirs and it was exciting for them to be able to exploring fun math and science activities,” said child care classroom.
perform in a different location than they are used to, assistant principal Sara Shapiro. “Some of the math For more information, call 626-350-6179 or e-
in front of many different people,” said Ludwig. activities included sorting paper and plastic fish, mail email@example.com.
measuring, creating patterns and counting. Science
Rosemead School District English and 4.3% in math. In the San Gabriel Valley, Walnut Valley
USD posted the highest math proficiency in the region at 76.2 percent
followed by Rosemead School District at 70.7%.
3907 Rosemead Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770 • (626) 312-2900 Fax (626) 312-2906 President Thomas Jefferson made public education a state
Superintendent’s Message: - Dr. Amy Enomoto-Perez responsibility rather than a federal responsibility. Therefore, our public
education funds rely principally upon each state’s general fund for its
support. The decline in California funding and deferrals to our schools
make our jobs difficult. Some districts have had to decrease instructional
days by 5-8 days. We have not had to do so yet. Therefore, please let
our legislators know that there cannot be further budget cuts to public
education in January or May.
Economists have declared the financial crisis over, but instead of a
rebound, we are confronted with the “new normal” of
slow growth, lackluster improvement in unemployment,
and continuing budget pressures for school districts.
Our district and schools continue to make good Secretary Arne Duncan has called for districts to
growth. By 2014, the federal government, under embrace the challenges of this “new normal”
No Child Left Behind (NCLB), expects that as an opportunity to rethink the status quo
each student is proficient or above in state test and make dramatic improvements to current
scores. While this is statistically impossible, systems. “ John J-K Kim, Editor, District
we continue to improve our teaching strategies, Management Council, Spring 2011
programs, and technology at all sites. Please continue to support our schools
California’s official state test scores will be by sending your child to school everyday,
released at the end of August. At that time, we well and ready to learn. Please support
will know “officially” how our schools fared our Parent Teacher (Student) Association
in respect to Program Improvement. However, activities and fundraisers, as they help
our preliminary data shows that we have made provide field trips, educational programs and
good progress. student-parent based activities, which support
On Monday August 15, 2011, State our academic programs. With a committed,
Superintendent Torlakson released preliminary test dedicated and knowledgeable Board of Trustees,
scores. California students continued to improve in and as a committed District Superintendent, we
math and English in the ninth year in a row. Los Angeles will continue to look for opportunities in the 2011-12
County students improved modestly over the statewide school year, and look towards every challenge as a chance
average showing gains of 2.7 percentage points in both English and to create educational opportunities for all of our students, and
math. Here in the Rosemead School District, we exceeded both innovate and accelerate learning for those students who need
state and county averages by increasing by 3.4% in additional support.
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10 Rosemead Report • September 2011
Rosemead Chamber of
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(626) 288-0644 Candy Su (626) 280-0477 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 1827 Walnut Grove 127 N. San Gabriel Blvd. Temple City, CA 91780 William Rogers
8527 Valley Blvd. (310) 822-3995 Rosemead, CA 91770 San Gabriel, CA 91775 (323) 722-5537 3574 Rosemead Blvd.
Lima Auto Repair Rosemead, CA 91770 First Baptist Church of (626) 248-4510 (626) 287-2171 Rosemead, CA 91770
Mike Bruni (626) 286-2146 Rosemead Soroptimist Int. Rosemead/ FUNERAL HOMES (626) 312-5152
4500 N. Rosemead Blvd. Rev. Walter Jackson MP CUSTOM PACKAGING Lewis Engraving Pierce Bros. Mortuary
Rosemead, CA 91770 BUILDING DESIGN 8618 Mission Drive. P.O. Box 123 Prographics, LLC Lance or Reneeí Lewis Steve Skjeluik HOSPITALS/MEDICAL CENTERS
(626) 287-7955 Z.Y.NI Engineering, Inc. Rosemead, CA 91770 Monterey Park, CA 91754 Kevin Brewer 1035 W. San Bernardino Road 1136 E. Las Tunas Dr. Beverly Hospital
Yuanni Zhang (626) 287-5053 (323) 981-9836 9200 Lower Azusa Rd Covina, Ca 91722 San Gabriel, CA 91776 Maria Villaneauva
LT Auto Performance 8232 Garvey Ave, #206 El Monte, CA 91731 (626) 967-1234 (626) 287-0595 309 W. Beverly Blvd.
Long Tran Rosemead, CA 91770 Neighborhood Church of WSGV - Y.M.C.A (626) 287-0417 Montebello, CA 90640
211 Agostino Rd. (626) 571-4000 Rosemead Valerie Gomez ENTERTAINMENT FURNITURE MANUFACTURER (323) 726-1222
San Gabriel, CA 91776 Tim Clark 401 E. Corte DENTISTS Ken & Betty Willer Marge Carson, Inc.
(626) 451-0151 BUILDING MATERIALS/ 7656 E. Graves Ave. Alhambra, CA 91801 Atlas Dental Care P.O. Box 6061 James LaBarge Dreamweavers
ROOFING Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 576-0226 Rosemary Gonzales Rosemead, CA 91770 9056 E. Garvey Ave. Elvira Hernandez
Rosemead Auto Repair Allco Material Corp. (626) 280-3878 3131 Santa Anita Ave, #201 (626) 288-3564 Rosemead, CA 91770 330 W. Las Tunas Drive, #1
Tom Phan Gene Taulbee COLLEGES & ADULT SCHOOLS El Monte, CA 91733 (626) 571-1111 & #2
2602 N. San Gabriel Blvd, #A 8650 E.Garvey Avenue Rosemead Buddhist Alhambra Beauty College (626) 444-2605 FAMILY COUNSELING & San Gabriel, CA 91776
Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 Monastery Jennifer Hong ASSISTANCE GENERAL CONTRACTOR/ (626) 289-0400
(626) 288-5515 (626) 288-2922 Chao Chu 200 W. Main Street Dr. Sethi’s Family Dental Santa Anita Family Services FENCING
7833 Emerson Place Alhambra, CA 91801 Dr. Harindar Sethi Dr. Jennifer Foote Mission Fence Greater El Monte Community
Seidner & Co. Inc BUSINESS SERVICES Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 282-7765 2111 N. San Gabriel Blvd. #I 121 S. Santa Anita Street Scott Wick Hospital
Denise Walton Hope & Joy Business (626) 280-1213 Rosemead, CA 91770 San Gabriel, CA 91776 8464 E.Garvey Avenue Rachael De La Garza
4500 N. Rosemead Blvd. Services El Monte Rosemead Adult (626) 280-4976 (626) 308-1414 Rosemead, CA 91770 1701 Santa Anita Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770 Rocio Romero Rosemead Christian Church School (626) 286-8339 So. El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 285-7131 3612 Meadowlark Street Stuart York Erix Oliva Rosemead Family Dental Center FAST FOOD (626) 350-7908
El Monte, CA 91732 8705 E. Valley Blvd. 4105 Rosemead Blvd Angelica Au In-N-Out GIFTS SHOPS & GIFT BASKETS
Smog & Lube (626) 602-4213 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 7556 East Garvey Ave. 4242 N. Rosemead Blvd. Edible Arrangements San Gabriel Valley Medical
Henry Wong (626) 286-6912 (626) 258-5911 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 Karen & Vin Teng Center
8513 E. Garvey Ave, #A Pace Business Development (626) 573-2000 (626) 813-8201 288 S. San Gabriel Blvd, #109 Eileen Diamond
Rosemead, CA Center The Open Bible Church Rosemead College of English San Gabriel, CA 91176 438 W. Las Tunas Drive
(626) 280-9199 Namoch Sokhom Pastor Frank Contreras Brian Jou Simon Chun, DDS, Inc. Jack-In-the-Box #308 (626) 614-8070 San Gabriel, CA 91776
11100 Valley Blvd. #208 7915 E Hellmann Ave 8705 E. Valley Blvd. Simon Chun John Maki (626) 457-3226
Unity Auto Service, Inc. El Monte, CA 91731 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 9700 E. Valley Ave. 4216 N. Rosemead Blvd. Sen Won LLC
Wenson Quach (213) 989-3265 (626) 571-2054 (626) 285-9668 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 James Lin HOSPITALS, CONVALESCENT
2139 S. San Gabriel Blvd. (626) 350-0447 (626) 285-7984 2119 S. Los Angeles St. El Monte Convalescent
Rosemead, CA 91770 CABLE TV CITY GOVERNMENT University of the West Los Angeles, CA 90011 Hospital
(626) 571-6959 Charter Business City of Rosemead Dr. Bill Chen TLC Dental Center Jim’s Famous Burgers (213) 748-9513 Jess Telles
Janie Thai Jeff Allred 1409 N. Walnut Grove Tenglang Chen D.D.S. Chris Athas 4096 Easy Street
Zak’s Foreign Auto Service, 4781 Irwindale Ave 8838 E. Valley Blvd. Rosemead, CA 91770 2209 San Gabriel Blvd. #A 8749 E. Valley Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731
South Coast AQMD
Inc. Irwindale, CA 91706 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 571-8811 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 285-9574 (626) 442-1500
(626) 288-0808 Rainbow Yeung
Gary Setoyan (626) 430-3540 (626) 569-2100
21865 Copley Drive
9207 E. Valley Blvd.
Diamond Bar, CA91765
Rosemead, CA 91770
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Commerce Buyers Guide
HOTELS/MOTELS MANUFACTURERS & West Valley Journal Mr. Rooter Plumbing Coldwell Banker Dynasty Mien Nghia Noodles Express Select Therapy Institute MR Quality International,
Best Inn Rosemead DISTRIBUTORS David Barron Lorraine Diaz Diana Herrera Richard Li Kai Di Inc.
Peter Chen Huy Fong Foods, Inc. P.o. Box 987 221 W. Pomona Blvd. 9228 Las Tunas Dr. 7755 E. Garvey Avenue 2209 San Gabriel Blvd. #C Robert Liu
8714 E. Valley Blvd. Donna Lam Monterey Park, CA 91754 Monterey Park, CA 90640 Temple City, CA 91780 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 1822 Cedar St. #C
Rosemead, CA 91770 5001 Earle Ave (626) 572-7450 (323) 731-1243 (626) 287-9636 (626) 288-0177 (626) 572-7231 Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 571-6942 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 374-8884
(626) 286-8328 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS POST OFFICE Coldwell Banker Dynasty Ono Hawaiian BBQ University of the West
DoubleTree Hotel American Cancer Society Post Office of Rosemead Song San Joshua Liang Dr. Bill Chen Progressive Travel, Inc.
Sharon Coley MARGE CARSON, INC. Bridget Del Rio Cortes Frank Malone 3501 Hart Avenue 3638 Rosemead Blvd. 1409 N. Walnut Grove Ave. Chester Gee
888 Montebello Blvd. James LaBarge 915 N. Grand Ave 8845 Valley Blvd Rosemead,CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 5214 N. Burton Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770 9056 E. Garvey Avenue Covina, CA 91724 (800) 275-8777 (626) 674-2837 (626) 572-9688 (626) 571-8811 San Gabriel, CA 91776
(323) 721-8800 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 966-9994 (626) 286-4216
(626) 571-1111 POULTRY Lim’s Investments Emilio’s SHIPPING
Flamingo Inn Motel M. Janet Chin Youth C.A.L. Poultry Harry Lim Doubletree Hotel AB Shipping Success Travel (L.A.), Inc.
Jay Desai MARKETING Foundation Quan Phu 7771 E. Garvey Ave. B Sharon Coley Abby An Cheryl Guo
8621 E. Garvey Ave Village Profile Janet Chin/Keno Deary 8932 Garvey Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 888 Montebello Blvd. 5428 El Monte Ave. 747 Fairview Ave., Suite #E
Rosemead, CA 91770 Mark A. Waligorski 3592 Rosemead Blvd, #449 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 573-4200 Rosemead, CA 91770 Temple City, 91780 Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 571-0171 662 E. Portland Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 288-3512 (323) 201-3461 (626) 292-7037 (626) 280-8832
Fresno, CA 93720 (626) 789-6579 WSGV Association of
Friendly Inn PRE-SCHOOL DAY CARE Realtors Ricks Burgers Greating Shipping Company TROPHIES
Wendy Chen MARKETS - SUPER People for People Little People Pre-School Barbara Yelinek Giannis Giagos James Chen Awards By Champion
2146 N. San Gabriel Blvd. Del Mar Supermarket Norene Rand Uma Chander 1039 E. Valley Blvd., #205B 8640 E. Garvey Ave 2225 W. Commonwealth Bill Beasley
Rosemead, CA 91770 Martin Trinh 860 Mission Drive 4715 N. Rosemead Blvd. San Gabriel, CA 91776 Rosemead, CA Ave, #316 9552 Las Tunas Drive
(626) 280-0501 7822 E. Garvey Ave. San Gabriel, CA 91776 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 288-6212 (626) 280-3451 Alhambra, CA 91803 Temple City, CA 91748
Rosemead, CA 91770 285-2549 (626) 286-1332 (626) 457-5288 (626) 287-2171
Hilton San Gabriel 288-3098 RESIDENT MEMBERS Sea Harbour Seafood
Carl Bolte Pace Business Development Rosemead Education Center Bob Breusch Restaurant Simply Help, Inc. Lewis Engraving
225 West Valley Blvd. Kawa Supermarket Center Caroline Shu Charles Trevino Rui Hui Liang Serena Dou Lance/Renee Lewis
San Gabriel, CA 91776 Leo Lee Namoch Sokhom 2662 Walnut Grove Ave Julie Gentry 3939 N. Rosemead Blvd. 2262 Kingsbridge Ct. 1035 W. San Bernardino Rd.
(626) 270-2700 8729 E. Valley Blvd. 11100 Valley Blvd. #208 Rosemead, CA 91770 Jean Hall Rosemead, CA 91770 San Dimas, CA 91733 Covina, Ca 91722
Rosemead, CA 91770 El Monte, CA 91731 (626) 572-8201 Joan Hunter (626) 288-3939 (626) 915-2618 (626) 967-1234
Holiday Inn Express (626) 309-9338 442-8668 Ken & Betty Willer
Amy Wu Sunshine Education Center Martha Wagner Subway #40986 Golden Rose Florist UNIVERSITIES
705 N. San Gabriel Blvd. WAL-MART SUPERSTORE Reade Fire Prevention Amy & Johnson Leung Surendra Mehta Frank/John Quintanilla University of the West
Rosemead, CA 91770 Jorge Lopez Lou Reade 3107 N. Gladys Ave. RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT 1717 Walnut Grove Ave. 9228 E. Valley Blvd. Dr. Bill Chen
(323) 726-1111 1827 Walnut Grove Ave 2216 Falling Leaf Ave Rosemead, CA 91770 CENTER & GIRLS HOMES #300 Rosemead, CA 91770 1409 N. Walnut Grove Ave.
Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 280-8362 Maryvale Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 572-8555 Rosemead, CA 91770
NiceDay Inn (626) 307-1010 (626) 233-7431 Michael F. Giron (626) 569-9000 (626) 571-8811
Melinda Chow PRINTERS 7600 Graves Ave. O.E.I. International Inc.
8463 E. Garvey Ave MASSAGE Rosemead Partners China Times Printing Rosemead, CA 91770 Subway, Inc. Louisa Pan UTILITIES
Rosemead, CA 91770 Franklyn Palace Massage Julie Gentry Rosalind T. Yu (626) 280-6510 Ashkan Fattahi 1318 San Gabriel Blvd. California American Water
(626) 571-5555 Franklyn Yang P.O. Box 602 445 Madera St. 3632 Rosemead Blvd. Rosemead, CA 91770 Co.
8450 E. Valley Blvd, #101 Rosemead, CA 91770 San Gabriel, CA 91776 RESTAURANTS Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 307-2268 Gary Hofer
IMPORT/EXPORT Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 572-4564 (626) 576-7006 888 Seafood Restaurant (310) 901-0702 8657 Grand Ave.
O.E.I. International Inc. (626) 571-1088 Henry Wong SHOPPING CENTERS Rosemead, CA 91770
Louisa Pan Rosemead Youth Leadership F.H. Printworks 8450 E. Valley Blvd. 121 Sun City Seafood Montebello Town Center (626) 614-2510
1318 N. San Gabriel Blvd. MEDICAL CENTERS & GROUPS Center Rene Hernandez Rosemead, CA 91770 Wei Xu Greg Millsap
Rosemead, CA 91770 Diversify Medical Group Keno Deary 8474 E. Garvey Avenue (626) 573-1888 7450 E. Garvey Ave 2134 Montebello Town Ctr. Golden State Water Co.
(626) 307-2268 Helen Sun 3592 Rosemead Blvd. #449 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 Montebello, CA 90640 Gabriel Gomez
3318 Del Mar Ave, #205 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 307-7434 ANGEL Thai House (626) 288-1177 (323) 722-8454 409 E. Saxon Avenue
INSURANCE Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 789-6579 Amy Kongsomboonverh San Gabriel, CA 91776
Bichlmeier Insurance Services, (626) 571-5577 JG Quality Printing 8450 Valley Blvd., 116 RESTAURANT STORAGE (626) 446-1547
Inc. NOTARY PUBLIC Gloria & Jose Hinojos Rosemead, CA 91770 HEADQUARTERS PSA Private Storage Areas
Lynn R. Spooner Dreamweavers John Quintanilla (Mobile) 9704 E. Valley Blvd. (626) 288-1183 Panda Restaurant Group Stella Tsai San Gabriel Valley Water Co.
730 S. Pacific Coast Hwy. #201 Elvira Hernandez Golden Rose Florist Rosemead, CA 91770 Thien Ho 8763 Mission Drive Dan Arrighi
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 330 W. Las Tunas Drive,#1 & 2 9228 Valley Blvd. (626) 350-1912 Carrow’s 1683 Walnut Grove Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 11142 E. Garvey Ave.
(800) 888-7187 San Gabriel, CA 91776 Rosemead, CA 91770 Sam Alcavedo Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 288-4500 El Monte, CA 91016
(626) 289-0400 (626) 676-3333 ProGraphics, LLC 1021 S. San Gabriel (626) 372-8681 (626) 448-6183
CSS Insurance Services Florinda Colacio Rosemead, CA 91770 STORES
Cindy Kong San Gabriel Valley Med. Ctr. Rosemead Chamber of 9200 Lower Azusa Road (626) 288-5633 RETIREMENT HOMES Sam’s Club So. California Edison Co.
2410 Del Mar Ave, #201 Eileen Diamond Commerce Rosemead, CA 91770 California Mission Inn Veronica Gomez Marissa Castro-Salvati
Rosemead, CA 91770 438 W. Las Tunas Dr Min-Hsien Wang (626) 287-0417 Charley Brown’s Restaurant Chris Quesada 4901 N. Santa Anita 1000 E. Potrero Grande
(626) 307-8682 San Gabriel, CA 91776 3953 N. Muscatel Ave. Miguel Zamora 8417 Mission Dr. El Monte, CA 91731 Monterey Park, CA 91755
(626) 289-5454 Rosemead, CA 91770 PRODUCE-WHOLESALE 909 N. San Gabriel Blvd. Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 652-6840 (323) 720-5213
Kelley, Jiggins & Associates (626) 288-0811 May Produce Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 287-0438
Ronald Jiggins Spectrum Radiology Medical Sung Mei Song (626) 288-6001 Walgreens Co. The Gas Company
455 N. El Molino Ave. Group NURSERY - WHOLESALE 3099 Del Mar Ave. ROOFING MATERIALS Duc Lam Helen Romero Shaw
Pasadena, CA 91101 Diane Tran Sakaida Nursery, Inc. Rosemead, CA 91770 Denny’s Rosemead Allco Materials Corp. 2750 San Gabriel Blvd. 11912 Valley Blvd. #B
396-1035 7715 Garvey Ave Henry Sakaida (626) 572-3168 Ahmad Obeid Gene Taulbee Rosemead, CA 91770 San Gabriel, CA 91732
Rosemead, CA 91770 8626 E. Grand Ave. 3643 Rosemead Blvd. 8650 E. Garvey Ave (626) 288-1531 (626) 279-2295
New York Life (626) 280-0431 Rosemead, CA 91770 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770
Danny Li 285-9981 Beacon Property (626) 280-1776 (626) 288-2922 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. VIDEO EMAIL
301 N. Lake Ave, Suite 500 U.S. Healthworks Management Jorge Lopez Myra D. Lopez
Pasadena, CA 91101 Louis Galicia OFFICE SUPPLIES Catherine Distefano Di Pilla’s Italian Restaurant SCHOOLS (PRIVATE) 1827 Walnut Grove Avenue 1012 W. Beverly Blvd, Ste
(626) 356-7649 9350 Flair Drive, Ste. #102 Office Depot 3505 Hart Avenue, #214 Claudia Di Pilla First Baptist Church of Rosemead, CA 91770 #876
El Monte, CA 91731 Nick Kidd Rosemead, CA 91770 9013 E. Valley Blvd. Rosemead (626) 307-1010 Montebello, CA 90640
INVESTMENTS & INVESTMENT (626) 407-0300 3530 N. Rosemead Blvd (626) 572-5101 Rosemead, CA 91770 Berean Christian School (323) 869-8867
GROUPS Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 286-0275 Rev. Walter Jackson TRASH SERVICES
California Pacific Group United Multi-Care Health 573-1123 PUBLIC SAFETY 8618 Mission Drive. Athens Services WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING
Vivian Liu Center LA County Fire Dept. East Gourmet Seafood 287-5053 Chris Carlos Garvey Wholesale Beverage
8001 E. Garvey Ave. George Win PAINT DEALERs Asst. Chief John Jee Restaurant P.O. Box 60009 Phil Capriccio
Rosemead, CA 91770 2630 San Gabriel Blvd. #200 Dunn Edwards 2644 N. San Gabriel Blvd Bob Lin Don Bosco Technical City of Industry, CA 91716 2542 N. San Gabriel Blvd.
(626) 863-6327 Rosemead, CA 91770 Joe Zuniga San Gabriel, CA 91776 8118A East Garvey Ave Institute (888) 336-6100 Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 280-9968 3574 Rosemead Blvd. (626) 280-6959 Rosemead, CA 91770 Xavier Jimenez (Principal) (626) 280-5244
ITALIAN FOOD Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 288-9128 1151 San Gabriel Blvd. Consolidated Disposal
Di Pilla’s Italian Restaurant MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS (626) 312-5152 LA County Sheriff Dept. Rosemead, CA 91770-4251 Richard Fierro WORKSOURCE CENTERS
Claudia Di Pilla Asian Pacific Family Center Captain Joseph Fennell El Patio Bar & Grill (626) 940-2000 2495 E. 68th Street Career Partners/WorkSource
9013 E. Valley Blvd. Dr. Terry S. Gock PAYROLL SERVICES Temple Station Joe Perez Long Beach, CA 90805 3505 N. Hart
Rosemead, CA 91770 9353 E. Valley Blvd. TBS Payroll Services 8838 E. Las Tunas Drive 11672 E. Ramona Blvd. SCHOOLS (PUBLIC) & (562) 259-2826 Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 286-0275 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rhonda Harmon Temple City, CA 91780 El Monte, CA 91732 DISTRICTS (626) 572-7272
(626) 287-2988 4325 N. Rio Hondo Ave (626) 285-7171 (626) 444-1963 El Monte UHS District TOWING
JEWELERS Rosemead, CA 91770 Nick Salerno, Supt. Freddie MACS Towing Central SGV Worksource
Brown’s Jewelry & Loan Co MORTUARIES (626) 279-1620 Public Safety Center Famous Garden 3537 E. Johnson Ave. Danny Meister Center
Lori Craven Pierce Bros. Mortuary Lt. Tim Murakami Fei Huang El Monte, CA 91731 2740 N. Bruin Ave Annalynn Apolinario
8222 E. Garvey Ave Steve Skjeluik PAWN SHOP 8301 Garvey Avenue 8608 Mission Drive #103 (626) 444-9005 So. El Monte, CA 91733 11635 E. Valley Blvd, Unit G
Rosemead, CA 91770 1136 E. Las Tunas Dr. Brown’s Jewelry & Loan Co. Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 (626) 443-4141 El Monte, CA 91732
(626) 280-0440 San Gabriel, CA 91776 Lori Craven-Doss (626) 569-2292 (626) 286-1819 El Monte Adult School (626) 258-0365
(626) 287-0595 8222 E. Garvey Ave. Sandra Stevens TRAINING CENTER -
LANDSCAPE DESIGN Rosemead, CA 91770 PUBLISHING COMPANIES Hunan Seafood Restaurant 10807 Ramona Blvd. HANDICAP WROUGHT IRON GATES &
Famous Garden, Inc. MUSEUMS 280-0440 China Times Printing Angel Liu El Monte, CA 91731 Lincoln Training Center FENCES
Fei Huang/Jinying Yan Dinsmoor Heritage House Rosalind T. Yu 8772 Valley Blvd. (626) 258-5800 Caron Nunez JRC
8808 Mission Dr. 103 Jean Hall Valley Jewelry & Loan 445 Madera St. Rosemead, CA 91770 2643 Loma Ave. Jose Cortez
Rosemead, CA 91770 P.O. Box 6806 David Craven San Gabriel, CA 91776 (626) 786-1880 El Monte Rosemead Adult So. El Monte, CA 91733 8724 Garvey Avenue
(626) 286-1819 Rosemead, CA 91770 11841 Valley Blvd. (626) 576-7006 School (626) 442-0621 Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 280-4512 El Monte, CA 91731 In-N-Out Erix Oliva (626) 280-2300
LAWYERS (626) 444-7296 L.A. Web 4242 N. Rosemead Blvd. 4105 Rosemead Blvd. TRANSLATOR MACHINES
Charles T. Mathews & NEWSPAPERS & PUBLISHERS Steve Chiang Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 (English/Chinese) YOUTH FOUNDATION &
Associates, LLP China Times Printing PHARMACY 9639 Telstar Ave (626) 813-8201 (626) 258-5900 Goldic International Inc. ORGANIZATIONS
Cindy Chiang Rosalind T. Yu Rosa Pharmacy El Monte, CA 91731 8525 Valley Blvd. M. Janet Chin Youth
2596 Mission St. Ste #204 445 Madera St. Jimmy Trieu (626) 453-8700 Jack-In-the-Box #308 Garvey School District Rosemead, CA 91770 Foundation
San Marino, CA 91108 San Gabriel, CA 91776 9122 Valley Blvd. John Maki Dolores Preciado (626) 226-2688 Janet Chin
(626) 683-8291 576-7006 Rosemead, CA 91770 VILLAGE PROFILE 4216 N. Rosemead Blvd. 2730 N. Del Mar Ave. 3592 Rosemead Blvd, #449
(626) 571-7672 Mark A. Waligorski Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 9170 TRANSPORTATION Rosemead, CA 91770
Burke, Wiliams & Sorensen, L.A. Web 662 E. Portland Ave. (626) 285-7984 (626) 307-3400 Durham School Services (626) 789-6579
LLP Steve Chiang Payless Pharmacy Fresno, CA 93720 David Gonzales
Joseph Montes 9639 Telstar Ave Marc Hoang 1-800-600-0134 Jim’s Famous Burgers Rosemead High School 2713 N. River Ave. Rosemead Youth Leadership
444 South Flower Stree, #2400 El Monte, CA 91731 8841 Valley Blvd Chris Athas Larry Cecil Rosemead, CA 91770 Center
Los Angeles, CA 90071 (626) 453-8700 Rosemead, CA PUBLICATIONS 8749 E. Valley Blvd. 9063 E. Mission Dr. (626) 573-0208 Keno Deary
(213) 236-2736 (626) 826-3038 West Valley Journal Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 3592 Rosemead Blvd, #449
Rosemead Report P.O. 987 (626) 285-9574 (626) 286-3141 TRAVEL AGENCIES Rosemead, CA 91770
Law Office of Daniel Deng Cathy Brehm/Editor PHYSICIANS FAMILY & GEN. Monterey Park, CA 91754 GNS International Group, (626) 789-6579
Daniel Deng Rosemead Chamber of PRACTICE (626)572-7450 Karina’s Tacos Rosemead School District Inc.
3303 Del Mar Ave, #B Commerce U.S. Health Works Moises Castaneda Amy Enomoto-Perez George C. Yan WSGV - Y.M.C.A
Rosemead, CA 91770 3953 Muscatel Ave. Louis Galicia SGV Newspaper Group 3361 San Gabriel Blvd. 3907 Rosemead Blvd. 8232 E. Garvey Ave. Valerie Gomez
(626) 280-6000 288-0811 9350 Flair Dr. Irene Ramirez Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 Rosemead, CA 91770 401 E. Corte
El Monte, CA 91731 1210 N. Azusa Canyon Rd. (626) 280-0932 312-2900 (626) 288-1559 Alhambra, CA 91801
LIBRARIES SGV Newspaper Group 407-0300 West Covina, CA 91790 (626) 576-0226
Rosemead Library Tribune/Star News (626) 962-8811 McDonalds SCHOOLS-BUSINESS/ Mesnew, Inc.
Annette Gade Irene Ramirez PLUMBERs Sam Kantar UNIVERSITY Mei Hua
8800 E. Valley Blvd. 1210 N. Azusa Canyon Rd. J & D Plumbing Co. REAL ESTATE 8548 E. Valley Blvd Palladium Technical 2440 S. Hacienda Blvd. #204
Rosemead, CA 91770 West Covina, CA 91790 Louis Senteno Century 21 Dynasty Rosemead, CA 91770 Academy Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
(626) 573-5220 962-8811 414 S. San Gabriel Mario Chang (626) 744-1188 Dani Duncan (626) 446-5778
San Gabriel, CA 91776 3501 Hart Ave 10507 Valley Blvd.
(626) 287-0579 Rosemead, CA 91770 El Monte, CA 91731
(626) 607-0382 (626) 444-0880
12 Rosemead Report • Septembert 2011
On Saturday, August 13th,
the City of Rosemead
opened the second of two
great new pools in the city.
The pool is located at 9155
Mission Drive in Rosemead.
For Information, please call
Council Members testing the waters.
The ribbon is cut.
Congresswoman Judy Chu Announces
SCE Awarded by City Council 2011 “Divercities” Award Winners
Rosemead Commissioner Nancy Eng Honored
On Sunday August 21st, 2011, at the Covina immigrants who grew this nation into the mightiest
Woman’s Club, Congresswoman Judy Chu, (D- economic engine the world has ever seen,” said
El Monte) held her second annual “Divercities” Rep. Chu. “The incredible entrepreneurial spirit
Event, a discussion on diversity and minority of our Valley’s small businesses and the business
development that included recognizing some climate that draws large national and multi-
of the outstanding and diverse business people, national corporations to our communities shows
volunteers and non-profit organizations in the that, despite our tough economic times, America’s
32nd Congressional District. business ingenuity is alive and well here in the
This year’s honorees included Grace San Gabriel Valley”.
Gonzalez, Executive Director of Volunteers “And the wonderful and amazing volunteers,
of East Los Angeles (VELA) as Community community activists and non-profits of our
Activist of the Year; Nancy Eng of Rosemead communities live up to the American ideals of
as Volunteer of the Year; Asian Pacific Family service, community involvement and generosity
Center in Rosemead and Baldwin Park Adult and which also make us unique in the world,”
Community Education (BPACE) as Non-Profits continued Chu. “So I felt that it was only right to
of the Year; Harry Kazizian of Exxel Outdoors honor and recognize these wonderful individuals,
in Irwindale as Businessman of the Year; and businesses and organizations today, to recognize
Anita Ron, Founder of BrightWorks, Inc. of the amazing commitment and accomplishments
West Covina, as Businesswoman of the Year. that they make every day for our communities.
“Our incredible diversity here in the 32nd Our amazingly varied group of honorees this
District is reflective of the masses of immigrants year is proof positive that our diversity is our
from all corners of the globe who have come to strength.”
Marissa Castro-Salvati, SCE Local Public Affairs Regional Manager, America since colonial times, those waves of
presents to the City of Rosemead, Edison’s Resolution to commemorate
their 125th Anniversary. Pictured: (L to R), Polly Low, Council
Member, Sandra Armenta, Mayor Pro tem, Marissa Castro-Salvati,
SCE, Margaret Clark, Council Member, Bill Alarcon, Council Member,
Steven Ly, Mayor.
Payless Pharmacy - from page 4 Grand Opening Promotion
you. And more importantly, they speak New customers will get a really
your language: Vietnamese, Cantonese, nice gift for trying them out.
Mandarin and Spanish. Customers can choose from
Need more exciting news? Dr. the latest marble coated frying
Hoang and his pharmacy family are pan (stick free and a cancer
excited to announce that they will also free coating) worth more than
be the only retail pharmacy in the area $20, or a selection of premium
to provide compounding. They can vitamin supplements, including
customize medications to meet the their famous OmniPotent
individual needs of their patients and Norwegian Omega-3 fish oil
their pets. Come give them a try and worth up to $40. Small & potent
experience for yourself the value of softgels that are easy to swallow
their customized care. They don’t just and have no fishy burps. Rep. Judy Chu with her 2011 32nd Congressional District Divercities Honorees. Nancy Eng is pictured
want you to come in they want you to to the far left of Congresswoman Judy Chu (Center).