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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
         Dedication &
         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
                                                                                                                                                                                                     this project.
        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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                                                                                                            September 10, 2011
                                                 Deliver to Postal Patron or Resident
Rosemead Chamber of Commerce

                                                                                                                         UFC Gym
                                                                                                         8920 Glendon Way, Rosemead, CA 91770
    3953 Muscatel Avenue,
     Rosemead, CA 91770

                                                                                                          For more information please call the City of
                                                                                                          Rosemead at (626) 569-2160 or visit www.
                                                                                                                 Register online at
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Rosemead Report

                                                                      El Monte-Rosemead Adult School . . . . . . . .                            2              City of Rosemead
                                                                      Little People School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                    2
                                                                                                                                                                     City Hall
                                                                      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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                                                    City Council
                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                (626) 2148829
    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 . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                                                                 Stan Wong
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United Multi-Care Health Center                                                                                       Director of Parks & Recreation
    Past President                                                                                                                                                   David Montgomery-Scott
    Amy Wu . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday Inn Express
                                                                                                                                                              Planning Commission
    Directors                                                                                                                                          Nancy Eng, Diana Herrera, Joan Hunter,
    Thuy Bui . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wells Fargo Bank                                                                                                  Victor Ruiz, Mike Saccaro
    Marissa Castro Salvati . . Southern California Edison
                                                                                                                                                                 Traffic Commission
    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
               Rosemead Report                                                                                                                             Receiving
    Official Publication of the Rosemead Chamber of
    Commerce. Published monthly at 3953 Muscatel                                                                                                      Membership Plaque
    Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770. 21,000 copies                                                                                                         One of our newest members, El Patio
    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
    Boscacci Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . Graphic Design                                                                                          Rosemead Chamber’s Vice President,
                                                                                                                                                      Lori Craven-Doss, Brown’s Jewelry &
    Rosemead Report Deadline                                                                                                                          Loan.

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             MISSION STATEMENT                                                                                                                        Gabriel Perez, son, Lori Craven-Doss
                                                                                                                                                      (Center), Joe Perez, owner, and Chef
    The Mission of the Rosemead Chamber of                                                                                                            Enrique.
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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*.
(626) 286-0275
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
Dan Arrighi
                                                                                                                                    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
(626) 448-6183
                                                                                                                                    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
(562) 259-2853
                                                 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
(626) 280-6510
Automec Sales & Service            2003
                                                   PAY YOUR DUES PROMPTLY AND RECEIVE A
Leon Okuda
8685 Garvey Ave.
                                                          FREE BUSINESS CARD AD
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 288-6766
Robert Bruesch                     2003
7500 Wilmar Place
Rosemead, CA 91770
Resident Member
First Baptist Church of Rosemead 2005
Rev. Walter Jackson
8618 Mission Drive
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 287-5053

        City of Rosemead
According to the Recent Census Poll 2010
           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%
       African-American 0.3%
                                             4                    5                   6                   7                   8                    9                   10
American Indian & Alaska Native 0.1%                                  Labor Day
                                                                    Chamber Closed
             Asian 60.3%
           Hispanic 33.8%
          Multi-Racial 0.7%
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
           Female: 50.7%
         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
                                                                                                                                Chamber Board
    Median Housing Price: $463,600                                                                                                  Room
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             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
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
                                                                                                                             6:00 pm
                                                                                                                            Rosemead Library
                                                                                                                  8800 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770
                                                                                                                              (626) 573-5220
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            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
( 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
special events.
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                                                                                                                         Cook’s Corner
                                                LARGE CHEESE                                                              Quick & Easy

                                                                                                                       7-Layer Tostada Dip
                                                PIZZA $                              99           1 can Refried Beans
                                                                                                  2 Avocados
                                                                                                                                             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
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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
                                                                                                                               Asian American
    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
                                                                                                                               most      renowned
straining yourself. Beverly Hospital offers         Montebello, CA, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Call 800-                                                          Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High in
                                                                                                                               research, teaching,
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.
                                                                                                                               and educational
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
                                                              (626) 571-8811.
                                                              10 Tons of organic compost was                        Coldwell Banker Dynasty
                                                              donated to the University of the
                                                              West for this project.
                                                                                                                                                                            Buyers: Ask
                                                                                                                                                                            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

News from
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
                                                                                                                    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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 Select Acupuncture & Herbs        Awards By Champion          Savannah Memorial Park      Boy Scouts of America, SGV    Rosemead Center               Vincent D. Ho M.D.            3632 Rosemead Blvd.           Maryvale
 Kai Di                            Bill Beasley                Randy Wiggins               Dave Cardebas                 Kim Boris                     Vincent Ho                    Rosemead, CA 91770            Michael Giron
 2209 San Gabriel Blvd.            127 N. San Gabriel Blvd.    9265 Valley Blvd.           3450 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.    3936 N. Muscatel Avenue       8843 Valley Blvd.             (310) 901-0702                7600 Graves Ave
 Rosemead, CA 91770                San Gabriel, CA 91775       El Monte, CA 91732          Pasadena, CA 91107            Rosemead, CA 91770            Rosemead, CA                                                Rosemead, CA 91770
 (626) 572-7231                    (626) 287-2171              (626) 443-8325              (626) 351-8815                (626) 569-2251                (626) 214-8829                Subway #40986                 (626) 280-6510
                                                                                                                                                                                     Surendra Mehta
 ADULT DAY CARE                    BAKERIES                    CHAMBERS                    Dinsmoor Heritage House &     CONFERENCE CENTER             DRUG STORES                   1717 Walnut Grove Ave, #300   HEALTH & FITNESS
 Sunny Cal Adult Day Health        Red Ribbon Bake Shop        Rosemead Chamber of         Cultural Museum               Almansor Court, Inc.          Walgreens Co.                 Rosemead, CA 91770            UFC Gym
 Care                              Letty Tan                   Commerce                    Julie Gentry                  Gary Miller                   Duc Lam                       (626) 350-1415                Shawna Winters
 Tony Leung                        1717 Walnut Grove, #500     Min-Hsien Wang              P.O. Box 6806                 700 S. Almansor St.           2750 San Gabriel Blvd.                                      8920 Glendon Way
 8450 E. Valley Blvd. #122B        Rosemead, CA 91770          3953 N. Muscatel Ave.       9632 Steele St.               Alhambra, CA 91801            Rosemead, CA 91770            FED-EX                        Rosemead, CA 91770
 Rosemead, CA 91770                (626) 572-9405              Rosemead, CA 91770          Rosemead, CA 91770            (626) 570-4600                (626) 288-1531                Golden Rose Florist           (626) 283-5100
 (626) 307-7772                                                (626) 288-0811              (626) 780-0362                                                                            Frank/John Quintanilla
                                   BANKS                                                                                 CONSTRUCTION - UNDERGROUND    DRY CLEANING SERVICES         9228 E. Valley Blvd.          HEALTH/ALTERNATIVE
 ADULT SCHOOLS                     Bank of the West            U.S. Pacific Rim Chamber    Familia Unida Living w/MS     Irish Construction Co.        Formosa Cleaners              Rosemead, CA 91770            MEDICINE
 El Monte Rosemead Adult           Marie Tran                  Steve Chiang                Irma Resendez                 Jerry L. Olmscheid            Wen Tsai Wang                 (626) 572-8555                Select Acupuncture & Herbs
 School                            9000 E. Valley Blvd.        9645 Telstar Ave. Suite A   4716 Cesar Chavez Ave.        2641 N. River Ave.            9326 Valley Blvd.                                           Kai Di
 Sandra Stevens                    Rosemead, CA 91770          El Monte, CA 91731          Bldg. A                       Rosemead, CA 91770            Rosemead, CA 91770            FINANCIAL SERVICES            2209 San Gabriel Blvd.
 10807 Ramona Blvd.                (626) 312-5715              (626) 272-6131              Los Angeles, CA 90022         (626) 288-8530                (626) 288-5620                NuVision Federal Credit Union Rosemead, CA 91770
 El Monte, CA 91731                                                                        (323)-261-5565                                                                            Dennis Gutierrez              (626) 288-3939
 (626) 258-5800                    Citibank                    CHINESE MEDICINE                                        CONSULTING SERVICES             EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONS        1155 Corporate Center Dr.
                                   Susan Lin                   Select Acupuncture & Herbs Kiwanis Club of Rosemead MR Quality International, Inc. Garvey Education Association Monterey Park, CA 91754             HEALTHCARE
 AIRCONDITIONING & HEATING         9001 E.Valley Blvd.         Kai Di                      Carol Mahoney               Robert Liu                      Les Nakasaki                  (323) 981-4036                United Multi-Care Health
 Wukmir Heating & Air              Rosemead, CA 91770          2209 San Gabriel Blvd.      P.O. Box 832                1822 Cedar St. #C               1441 E. Valley Blvd. 18A                                    Center
 Conditioning                      (626) 285-0112              572-7231                    Rosemead, CA 91770          Alhambra, CA 91801              Alhambra, CA 91801            Primerica Financial Services George Win
 James Wukmir                                                                              (626) 255-4553              (626) 374-8884                  (626) 576-2488                Chester Gee                   2630 San Gabriel Blvd. #200
 11500 Ramona Blvd                 East West Bank              CHINESE RESTAURANTS                                                                                                   5214 N. Burton Ave            Rosemead, CA 91770
 El Monte, CA 91731                Mimy Luc                    888 Seafood Restaurant      Loyal Order of the Moose    Myra D. Lopez                   EDUCATION CENTERS &           San Gabriel, CA 91776         (626) 280-9968
 (626) 442-2148                    8168 E. Garvey Ave.         Henry Wong                  9304 Mission Dr.            Business Consulting Services    FOUNDATIONS                   (626) 286-4216
                                   Rosemead, CA 91770          8450 E. Valley Blvd. 121    Rosemead, CA 91770          1012 W. Beverly Blvd. #876      Rosemead Education Center                                   HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT
 AMERICAN CUISINE                  (626) 572-4633              Rosemead, CA 91770          (626) 286-8613              Montebello, CA 90640            Caroline Shu                  FLOOR & WALL COVERINGs        Rosa Healthcare Equipment
 Charley Brown’s Restaurant                                    (626) 573-1888                                          (323) 869-8867                  2662 Walnut Grove Ave.        Home Carpet Company           9122 Valley Blvd.
 Miguel Zamora                     NuVision Federal Credit                                 Monterey Park/Rosemead                                      Rosemead, CA 91770            Judy Moc                      Rosemead, CA 91770
 909 N. San Gabriel Blvd.          Union                       East Gourmet Seafood        Soroptimist Int’l.          CONTRACTORS - GENERAL           (626) 572-8201                3245 N. San Gabriel Blvd.     (626) 571-7672
 Rosemead, CA 91770                Jose Luevano                Restaurant                  P.O. Box 123                Willdan Associates                                            Rosemead, CA 91770
 (626) 288-6001                    1827 Walnut Grove           Bob Lin                     Monterey Park, CA 91754     Jim Guerra                      Sunshine Educational Center (626) 571-8132                  HEALTHCARE (HOME)SERVICES
                                   Rosemead, CA 91770          8118 A E. Garvey Avenue     (626) 307-1236              12900 Crossroad Pkwy So. #200 Amy & Johnson Leung                                           Unison Health Services
 ASSISTED LIVING                   (626) 248-4510              Rosemead, CA 91770                                      Industry, CA 91745              3107 N. Gladys Ave.           FLORISTS & SPECIALTIES        Stephanie Luong
 California Mission Inn                                        (626) 288-9128              People for People           (562) 908-6228                  Rosemead, CA 91770            Golden Rose Florist           9120 E. Valley Blvd.
 Chris Quesada                     Pacific Alliance Bank                                   Noreen Rand                                                 (626) 573-8485                Frank/John Quintanilla        Rosemead, CA 91770
 8417 Mission Dr.                  Robert Oehler               Hunan Seafood Restaurant 860 Mission Drive              CONTRACTOR - PIPELINE                                         9228 E. Valley Blvd.          (626) 280-6600
 Rosemead, CA 91770                8400 E. Valley Blvd.        Angel Liu                   San Gabriel, CA 91776       Irish Construction Co.          ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS        (626) 572-8555
 (626) 287-0438                    Rosemead, CA 91770          8772 Valley Blvd.           (626) 285-2549              Jerry L. Olmscheid              Alpha Electrical                                            HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS
                                   (626) 773-8893              Rosemead, CA 91770                                      2641 N. River Ave.              Heng Lee                      FOOD - PRODUCTS               CJC Marketing
 ATTORNEYS                                                     (626) 786-1880              Rosemead Masonic Lodge      Rosemead, CA 91770              907 King Street               Huy Fong Foods, Inc.          Cecilia Cruz
 Burke, Williams & Sorensen,       Pacific Western Bank                                    #457                        (626) 288-8530                  San Gabriel, CA 91776         Donna Lam                     900 W. Sierra Madre Ave, #183
 LLP                               Annie Gee                   Mien Nghia Noodle Express Ben Rodoracio                                                 (626) 233-3619                5001 Earle Ave.               Azusa, CA 91702
 Joseph Montes                     8941 E. Valley Blvd.        Richard Li                  8637 E. Valley Blvd.        CONVALESCENT HOSPITALS &                                      (626) 286-8328                (626) 319-2576
 444 South Flower Street, Suite    Rosemead, CA 91770          7755 E. Garvey Ave          Rosemead, CA 91770          DAYCARE                         EMPLOYMENT - TRAINING
 2400                              (626) 287-6100              Rosemead, CA 91770          (626) 285-6090              El Monte Convalescent Hosp.     Career Partners/WorkSource FREIGHT FORWARDERS               HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
 Los Angeles, CA 90071                                         (626) 288-0177                                          Jess Telles                     Johnene Leyba                 AB Shipping                   Wukmir Heating & Air
 (213) 236-2736                    Royal Business Bank                                     Rosemead Partners           4096 Easy St.                   3505 N. Hart                  Abby An                       Conditioning
                                   Alan Thian                  Sea Harbour Seafood         P.O. Box 602                El Monte, CA 91731              Rosemead, CA 91770            5428 El Monte Ave             James Wukmir
 Charles T. Mathews &              123 E. Valley Blvd.         Restaurant                  Rosemead, CA 91770          (626) 442-1500                  (626) 572-7272                Temple City, CA 91780         11500 Ramona Blvd.
 Associates, LLC                   San Gabriel, CA 91776       Rui Hui Lang                (626) 572-4564                                                                            (626) 442-6418                El Monte, CA 91731
 Cindy Chiang                      (626) 307-7523              3939 N. Rosemead Blvd.                                  San Gabriel Convalescent Center Central SGV WorkSource                                      442-2148
 2596 Mission St., Suite #204                                  Rosemead, CA 91770          Rosemead Woman’s Club       Manuel De la Llana              Center                        Greating Shipping Company
 San Marino, CA 91108              Wells Fargo-Rosemead        (626) 288-3939              Donna Bauchman              8035 Hill Drive                 Annalynn Apolinario           James Chen                    HISTORICAL LANDMARKS
 (626) 683-8291                    Thuy Bui                                                4817 N. Walnut Grove        Rosemead, CA 91770              11635 E. Valley Blvd., Unit G 2225 W. Commonwealth Ave, Dinsmoor Heritage House
                                   1803 Walnut Grove           Sun City Seafood            Rosemead, CA 91770          (626) 280-4820                  El Monte, CA 91732            #316                          Jean Hall
 Law Office of Daniel H. Deng      Rosemead, CA 91770          Wei Chi Xu                  (626) 286-1882                                              (626) 258-0365                Alhambra, CA 91803            9632 Steele Street
 Daniel H. Deng                    (626) 569-2000              7450 E. Garvey Avenue                                   Sunny Cal Adult Day Health                                    (626) 457-5288                Rosemead, CA 91770
 3303 Del Mar Ave. #B                                          Rosemead, CA 91770          Rosemead Youth Leadership Tony Leung                        Lincoln Training Center                                     (626) 280-4512
 Rosemead, CA 91770                BANQUET HALLS               (626) 288-1177              Center                      8450 E. Valley Blvd. 122B       Caron Nunez                   KBB Express, Inc.
 (626) 280-6000                    Almansor Court, Inc.                                    Keno Deary                  Rosemead, CA 91770              2643 Loma Ave.                Katy Lin                      San Gabriel Mission
                                   Gary Miller                 CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES       3592 Rosemead Blvd. #449 (626) 307-7772                     S. El Monte, CA 91733         9550 Flair Drive, #305        Al Sanchez
 Law Offices of Jeffrey T. Bell    700 S. Almansor Street      United Multi-Care Health    Rosemead, CA 91770                                          (626) 442-0621                El Monte, CA 91731            428 S. Mission Drive
 William Gonzales                  Alhambra, CA 91801          Center                      (626) 789-6579              COUNSELING AND FAMILY                                         (626) 442-6588                San Gabriel, CA 91776
 8728 Valley Blvd., #209           (626) 570-4600              George Win                                              SERVICES                        ENGINEERING                                                 (626) 457-3035
 Rosemead, CA 91770                                            2630 San Gabriel Blvd. #200 San Gabriel Rotary Club     Santa Anita Family Services     Willdan                       O.E.I. International Inc.
 (626) 280-8787                    BEAUTY COLLEGES             Rosemead, CA 91770          Chin-Ho Liao                Dr. Jennifer Foote              Jim Guerra                    Louisa Pan                    Savannah Memorial Park
                                   Alhambra Beauty College     (626) 280-9968              8541 Lorain Road            121 S. Santa Anita St.          12900 Crossrds Pkwy. So. 200 1318 N. San Gabriel Blvd.      Janice White
 AUTOMOBILE REPAIR &               Jennifer Hong                                           San Gabriel, CA 91775       San Gabriel, CA 91776           Industry, CA 91745            Rosemead, CA 91770            P.O. Box 4247
 SERVICE                           200 W. Main Street          CHURCHES                    (626) 287-1966              (626) 308-1414                  (562) 692-1463                (626) 307-2268                El Monte, CA 91731
 Harry & Sons Radiator Shop        Alhambra, CA 91801          Evergreen Baptist Church                                                                                                                            (626) 443-8325
 Bob Trepanier                     (626) 282-7765              Jonathan Wu                 SimplyHelp Foundation       CREDIT UNIONS                   ENGRAVING                     Western Logistics
 9344 E. Valley Blvd.                                          1255 San Gabriel Blvd       Serena Dou                  NuVision Federal Credit Union Awards By Champion              Linn Lee                      HOME IMPROVEMENTS
 Rosemead, CA 91770                Rosemead Beauty School      Rosemead, CA 91770          4712 Admiralty Way #765     Jose Luevano                    Bill Beasley                  9121 Blackley Street          Dunn-Edwards Paints
 (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
                                                                                                                                                                                     GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
 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
                                                                                                                                                                                     (909) 396-3373
 (626) 287-9988
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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
                                                                                                                                            (626) 569-2259.

                                                                                                                                                           Our Mayor

                                                                                                             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).
come back!

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