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Volume 30 Issue 52                            Serving Carmichael and Sacramento County since 1981                                                                                                                    December 29, 2010



Employment Trends Survey                                                                                                                                               New Fee on Business
                                                                                                                                                                       Delinquent Taxpayers
                                                                                                                                                                        Effective January 1
 Shows 51% Will Hire

                                                                                                                                                                           “Just another check to the government. It’s a fee, not a tax.”
                                                                                                                                                                       From BOE Newsroom                             will be due if each liability of greater
                                                                                                                                                                          Sacramento Region – The Cali-              than $250 remains unpaid for more
                                                                                                                                                                       fornia State Board of Equalization            than 90 days. Taxpayers unable to
                                                                                                                                                                       (BOE) announced today that thou-              pay in full now may still avoid the
                                                                                                                                                                       sands of California businesses will           fee if they qualify for, enter into,
                                                                                                                                                                       potentially be assessed a fee on past         and complete an installment pay-
                                                                                                                                                                       due liabilities beginning in 2011,            ment agreement, which allows for
                                                                                                                                                                       under recently enacted legislation.           payment of a tax, fee, or surcharge
                                                                                                                                                                       More than 90,000 businesses will be           debt in smaller, more manageable
                                                                                                                                                                       notified of this potential fee begin-         amounts. Also, if the BOE finds that
                                                                                                                                                                       ning January 1, 2011.                         a taxpayer’s failure to pay the amount
                                                                                                                                                                          Legislation imposed the new col-           being collected is due to reasonable
                                                                                                                                                                       lection cost recovery fee and requires        cause and circumstances beyond the
                                                                                                                                                                       the BOE to collect a fee on any person        taxpayer’s control, the BOE may
                                                                                                                                                                       failing to pay amounts due and owing.         relieve the taxpayer of the collection
                                                                                                                                                                       The fee applies to most taxes and fees        cost recovery fee.
The top challenge ahead for Human Resource pros in the area remain serious concerns about how to manage changes in                                                                                                      The BOE estimates the fee will
                                                                                                                                                                       collected by the BOE and is intended
healthcare benefits and costs relating to new laws.                                                                                                                    to cover costs incurred in obtaining          facilitate additional annual revenue of
                                                                                                                                                                       payment of past due amounts. The fee          $5.2 million from additional collec-
   Sacramento Region – Twenty-              Traditionally the slowest period      slow demand for their products or           customer service/sales and techni-       may only be imposed after the BOE             tion of taxes, fees, and surcharges for
six percent (26%) of Sacramento’s        for hiring in the Sacramento region,     services in the first three months of       cal skills are in high demand in the     has notified a taxpayer of the poten-         the remainder of the 2010-11 Fiscal
top regional employers are pessi-        fifty-one percent (51%) of compa-        the New Year.                               next Quarter. Sacramento employ-         tial fee by mailing a notice advising         Year and $19.4 million to $22.6 mil-
mistic about the economy for the         nies polled say they will be hiring         For those seeking employment             ers are also seeking workers with        that the continued failure to pay the         lion annually beginning in 2011-12.
next year. On the flip side, another     in the First Quarter of 2011. While      among the area’s top companies              experience in manufacturing, prod-       amount due may result in collection              This new collection cost recov-
sixty-two percent (62%) of the           thirty-six percent (36%) report                                                      uct assembly, warehouse and ship-        action and potential assessment of            ery fee requirement was added to
people who manage people believe         more hiring for replacements, or                                                     ping over the next three months.         the collection cost recovery fee. The         the Revenue and Taxation Codes
there is reason to be optimistic in
2011. In addition, human resource
                                         attrition in their existing workforce,
                                         thirty-one percent (31%) report hir-
                                                                                    For those seeking                            The top challenge ahead for
                                                                                                                              Human Resource pros in the area
                                                                                                                                                                       BOE could potentially assess a fee            by Senate Bill 858 (Chapter 721,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Statutes of 2010).
                                                                                                                                                                       on each liability greater than $250
contacts at the 100 top companies
surveyed directly by telephone say
                                         ing motivated by the need for more
                                         workers in January, February and
                                                                                       employment                             remain serious concerns about how
                                                                                                                              to manage changes in healthcare
                                                                                                                                                                       that remains unpaid for more than 90             The five-member California State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Board of Equalization (BOE) is a
                                                                                                                                                                       days. The fee amount, adjusted annu-
their firms are likely to add workers
through the next year. While some
                                         March. As economic and market
                                         conditions have improved through
                                                                                    among the area’s                          benefits and costs relating to new
                                                                                                                              laws. Twenty-three percent (23%)
                                                                                                                                                                       ally to reflect the cost of collecting        publicly elected tax board. The BOE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     collects more than $48 billion annu-
                                                                                                                                                                       unpaid liabilities, ranges from $185
couldn’t answer or didn’t know,
sixty-seven percent (67%) were
                                         the year, Pacific Staffing has discov-
                                         ered that Sacramento’s top employ-
                                                                                     top companies                            of companies polled report health-
                                                                                                                              care reform -increasing costs and
                                                                                                                                                                       to $925 for calendar year 2011.               ally in taxes and fees supporting state
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and local government services. It
                                                                                                                                                                          The BOE has identified more than
positive about employee expansion
when asked if the company would
                                         ers have maintained or increased
                                         hiring motivated by the need to
                                                                                        customer                              management of company benefit
                                                                                                                              programs their greatest headache.
                                                                                                                                                                       90,000 tax and fee payers with out-           hears business tax appeals, acts as the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     appellate body for franchise and per-
                                                                                                                                                                       standing sales and use tax liabilities
grow its workforce in the next year.
As “consumer confidence” spurs
                                         expand existing workforces- 20%
                                         in Q1, 37% Q2, 35% Q3, 27% Q4
                                                                                      service/sales                              Of the top 100 Sacramento
                                                                                                                              regional companies 37% are
                                                                                                                                                                       or overdue payments in the many tax           sonal income tax appeals, and serves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a significant role in the assessment
                                                                                                                                                                       and fee programs administered by
the economy, improving economic
outlooks are raising ‘employer con-
                                         of 2010 and 31% is anticipated in
                                         the first three months of 2011.
                                                                                      and technical                           Service, 33% are Manufacturers,
                                                                                                                              20% are Construction and 10%
                                                                                                                                                                       BOE.                                          and administration of property taxes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For more information on other taxes
                                                                                                                                                                          Taxpayers can avoid the fee by
fidence’ that leads to more hiring.
Sacramento’s top companies aren’t
                                            Three percent (3%) of hiring
                                         in Q1 next year will be motivated
                                                                                    skills are in high                        are Retail. How does this Quarter
                                                                                                                              compare to last quarter, or last
                                                                                                                                                                       paying their liability in full prior to the   and fees in California, visit www.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     taxes.ca.gov.
                                                                                                                                                                       fee being assessed, that is before 90
going anywhere soon. Eighty-nine
percent (89%) of the top employ-
                                         by seasonal demands. Six percent
                                         (6%) of companies report planned
                                                                                     demand in the                            year? Find out for yourself, for
                                                                                                                              more information and surveys go to
                                                                                                                                                                       days from the date the notice expires.           The Special Notice is available on
                                                                                                                                                                       The notice they receive will state that       the BOE website at www.boe.ca.gov.
ers also expect to be occupying the
same local address through 2011.
                                         reductions caused by weather-
                                         related concerns and continued
                                                                                      next Quarter.                           www.pacificstaffing.com.                 the new collection cost recovery fee




               Mama Mia! Gifts for Bambini
                                                                                  By Susan Maxwell Skinner                       Befana is said to have taken to the   chocolate coins and blessings from            says the glamorous Italian American.
                                                                                                                              skies on her broom since Biblical        Befana.                                       “I’m growing more into the part year
                                                                                     Carmichael - The Christmas Season
                                                                                                                              times, in an eternal search for baby        The lady and legend are tradi-             by year.” The January 9 Festa Della
                                                                                  is not over for Italian children until
                                                                                                                              Jesus. Inspecting all homes on her       tionally honored on the Festival of           Befana program begins at 1:30 pm.
                                                                                  “Old Befana” calls on January 9.
                                                                                                                              mission, the reclusive benefactress      Epiphany. Carmichael’s honorary               Adult admission is $5; children, free.
                                                                                     Bearing gifts and treats, Italy’s old-
                                                                                                                              comes down the chimney and leaves        Befana is Phyllis Cupparo, who has            Information: call (916) 482-5900.
                                                                                  est folk heroine will visit the Italian
                                                                                                                              biscotti and treats for bambini buoni    played the wizened benefactress for             Learn about the Italian Cultural
                                                                                  Cultural Center in Carmichael. Her
                                                                                                                              (good children). Bad kids’ just des-     11 years. Her role requires a gray wig,       Center at www.italiancenter.net
                                                                                  arrival will be greeted with accordion
                                                                                                                              sert is a lump of coal. Children at      kerchief and a stoop; “It’s getting
                                                                                  music, folkloric dancing, desserts and
                                                                                                                              the Carmichael celebrations will get     easier to be Befana as I get older,”
                                                                                  a children’s puppet show.

                                                                                  Gracious giver. Benevolent “Old Befana” brings a Mediterranean flavor to New Year celebrations at the Italian Cultural Center, Carmichael.
                                                                                  Photograph by Susan Maxwell Skinner.
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                                   Green Witch on Yellow Brick Road
                                                                  Carmichael-based Teal Wicks lands Broadway leading role
                                                                                                                                  she nodded. “It’s like a rock concert.    performances,” confides her mom.        dared hope.”
                                                                                                                                  The music and costumes are amaz-          “It’s wonderful for a parent to see a      For Elphaba of Oz, there is no
                                                                                                                                  ing. It has comedy and drama and it       child living her passion.”              place like the small Manhattan apart-
                                                                                                                                  tugs at the heart.”                          Leading lady perks include           ment shared with seven-year love,
                                                                                                                                     Ten years ago, hearts thumping,        designer Susan Hilferty’s Tony          musician and businessman Thomas
                                                                                                                                  Teal and I hugged the wings awaiting      Award-winning costumes, includ-         Fellenbaum. Though she covets
                                                                                                                                  our entrances for a Best of Broadway      ing hand-made shoes for every           many great roles Teal concedes that
                                                                                                                                  musical revue at Hiram Johnson High       garment: “I love Elphaba’s school       slaying California did not mean NYC
                                                                                                                                  School. I sang “I’ll take Manhattan.”     uniform boots,” said Wicks. “I wish     fells into an actor’s lap like — well,
                                                                                                                                  Shy teenager Teal did a song from         I could take them home.” Her Act        an apple.
                                                                                                                                  “Annie” and took the show. In her         II Edwardian formal gown swirls            “There is no such thing as a certain
                                                                                                                                  San Francisco dressing room last year,    40 yards of fabric in hem flounces      future in this business,” she says. “We
                                                                                                                                  I found Teal still unlikely to speak      alone and is backstage dubbed the       exist at the whims of the economy
                                                                                                                                  above a coo. Minutes before, she had      beast. “It’s gorgeous and it helps      and the public. But success in a show
                                                                                                                                  enjoyed her 6th standing ovation for      me get into Elphaba’s persona,” said    like Wicked – with its great fan base
                                                                                                                                  that week. She accepted congratula-       the wearer. “But running around         and exposure – well, that can’t have
                                                                                                                                  tions with un-divalike modesty. “The      and singing in 25 pounds of dress is    hurt me.”
                                                                                                                                  show got standing ovations and huge       taxing. Mastering the beast was the        Says her mother: “I’m going to
                                                                                                                                  crowds before I was in it,” she said.     hardest thing in learning the role.”    New York for opening night. The
                                                                                                                                  “But I have worked hard.”
                                                                                                                                     Work started young. Recalls Teal’s
                                                                                                                                  mom: “We used to laugh when Teal
                                                                                                                                  broke in to a song or dance in a res-
                                                                                                                                  taurant. She was such a shy child; she
                                                                                                                                  sang to express her creativity.”
                                                                                                                                     Teal explained: “I had a huge
                                                                                                                                  imagination. Acting allowed me to
                                                                                                                                  create characters and different worlds
                                                                                                                                  to play in.” Dance and voice lessons
                                                                                                                                  accompanied her studies at Natomas
                                                                                                                                  High School. She graduated music
                                                                                                                                  and drama studies at UC Irvine and
Witchcraft. Before makeup and costumes, Broadway’s new leading lady Teal Wicks is hardly changed                                  headed for the tough realities of
                                                                                                                                  Broadway: “It wasn’t easy. I was a
from the teenager whose California base is her mother’s Carmichael home.                                                          theater usher and served in a restau-
Photograph by Susan Maxwell Skinner.                                                                                              rant at night. I pounded pavements
                                                                                                                                  by day, auditioning, auditioning.”        Backstage in San Francisco’s Orpheum Theater last year, “Wicked”
By Susan Maxwell Skinner                   York’s largest venues. She enters a       Wicked. The costumes are like old
                                           league of superstars that have tripped    friends; she played a misunderstood          Eventually cast as ingénue Catherine      leading lady, Teal Wicks (left) mugged with Carmichael friend
    She has been Teal Wicks for every                                                                                             in Pippin, she joined the show’s          Susan Maxwell Skinner (center) and stepdaughter Kathryn Skinner.
                                           the light fantastic on Gershwin           witch called Elphaba in both Los
one of her 27 years. Yet in Broadway’s                                                                                            national touring cast in 2006. Around
                                           Theatre’s boards. These include           Angeles and San Francisco’s smash                                                      Photograph by Susan Maxwell Skinner.
Gershwin Theater, some punters will                                                                                               then, the musical Wicked took the
                                           Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra, Patti      productions of the show. For two
wonder if the new leading lady chose                                                                                              world by storm. “The witch Elphaba           The San Francisco show contin-       moment I heard Teal’s news, I went
                                           LaBelle, Bing Crosby and dancer           years and up to eight performances
a stage name to coordinate with her                                                                                               was the kind of character I always        ued when Teal’s contract expired        on line, booked my ticket and found a
                                           Rudolph Nureyev. Here Yul Brynner         per week in San Francisco, the slen-
complexion and character in the stage                                                                                             wanted to play,” she recalled. “I tried   last year. After thousands of Wicked    place to stay. It’s all quite overwhelm-
                                           set Broadway records with his per-        der redhead was been painted green
smash Wicked. In fact, explains her                                                                                               out in New York and got the standby       ovations, she happily headed home to    ing but I want to be there. Teal says
                                           formance as the King in The King          and raised 20ft above stage to sing
Carmichael mom Gail Allen, “Teal                                                                                                  Elphaba role for the LA production.”      New York and a strenuous round of       that Elphaba is not just a role, it’s a
                                           and I.”                                   Stephen Schwartz’s range-defying
was named for my favorite color: teal                                                                                                When the previous Los Angeles          new auditions.                          discipline.”It’s about working hard
                                              “Teal is currently In Cambridge        Defying Gravity.
green.”                                                                                                                           star bowed out in 2007, Teal stepped         “She had hoped she’d proved          and taking care of yourself. And hon-
                                           Mass, doing a new show called “The           The aria stopped the City show
   In a coup that has thrilled                                                                                                    neatly from stage-left and has since      herself in San Francisco and Los        oring the gift you’ve been given.”
                                           Blue Flower,” reports her proud           nightly. “The first time I did it, I was
Sacramento friends and her great-                                                                                                 scarcely looked back – or down            Angeles,” says her mother. “The
                                           mom. “She finishes that on January        scared to death,” admitted the diva.
est fan – her mom – Teal last month                                                                                               – from her levitating act. “I am          offer for her to play Elphaba on
                                           9. “Then she moves back to New            “With the lights, smoke and levita-
landed the role of a lifetime. The                                                                                                continually overwhelmed by her            Broadway came sooner than she had
                                           York to start “Wicked” rehearsals.        tion, it’s technically and emotionally
demanding lead in one of Broadway’s



                                                                                                                                                                            We Wish You
                                           The life of a performer is like that of   fantastic. Now I feel secure up there
most popular shows has fallen to
                                           a gypsy.”                                 on my little platform. But the thrill of
into her green fingers. Beginning
                                              Teal-green face paint is Teal’s        empowerment never gets old.” Full
performances on February 1, the
                                           standard maquillage in the “Wicked”       houses and rave reviews rewarded



                                                                                                                                                                             a Happy
Sacramento woman will assume her
                                           lead. A pointy chapeau will trans-        her contracts in West Coast cities.
alter-identity Elphaba in one of New
                                           form her nightly into the heroine of      “Audiences are crazy for the show,”




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New Year’s Resolutions                                                                                                                                                    POPPOFF!
   for Your Wallet
Commentary by                              subtract your total debts from the total   each investment account statement
                                                                                                                                                                          with Mary Jane Popp

                                                                                                                                                                          2) Fashion a new dream. Swim
                                                                                                                                                                          in bigger ponds. Set giant goals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     6) Start Now. “In any moment of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     decision, the best thing you can do
                                                                                                                                                                          Construct a grand vision of where          is the right thing; the next best thing
Louis Scatigna                             value of your assets and you arrive at     for performance and risk. Doing it
                                                                                                                                                                          you want to go and how you’ll get          is the wrong thing; and the worst
                                           your net worth, the exact amount of        together ensures fewer crises and
   When the big ball drops at mid-                                                                                                                                        there. “Not failure, but low aim is a      thing you can do is nothing,” said
                                           money you would have if you liqui-         more savings.
night New Year’s Eve, the calendar                                                                                                                                        crime,” wrote poet, critic, and diplo-     Theodore Roosevelt. Far too often
                                           dated all your assets and paid off all     Learn More About Money — The
will change, but will you? An expert                                                                                                                                      mat James Russell Lowell.                  we are unwilling to try something
                                           your debts. The goal is to grow your       majority of Americans have little
reveals 5 ways to boost your financial                                                                                                                                    3) Sell your vision. Those who can         new because we fear the outcome.
                                           net worth each and every year.             knowledge about finances, so they
health in 2011.                            Prepare a Budget — Take another            make costly mistakes. There are many            LOOK FOR                            illuminate the darkness are experts at     But the more you push your comfort
   After two years of recession and                                                                                                                                                                                  zone, the easier it gets. Let new ideas
recovery that is moving slower than
                                           piece of paper, and make two col-          books and websites that you can read            THE LIGHT                           restoring people’s faith in the future,
                                                                                                                                                                          especially the faith of talented people    take root. Explore. Chuck yesterday’s
                                           umns, one for monthly expenses and         to learn the basics about investing,
molasses going uphill in January,                                                                                                                                         who have run into brick walls. “A          assumptions. Don’t rely on what
                                           one for annual expenses. On top of the     buying cars and homes, insurance,            I don’t know about you guys, but
Certified Financial Planner Louis                                                                                                                                         leader must be a dealer in hope,”          made you successful, but it no longer
                                           page list all your sources of income       the different types of mortgages, and     2010 was kind of a poopy year. Take
Scatigna, author of The Financial                                                                                                                                         Confucius wrote.                           works. The worst baggage we can
                                           (wages, interest, dividends, odd jobs,     credit cards. Knowledge is power,         your pick from an economy that is
Physician      (www.thefinancialphy-                                                                                                                                                                                 carry is the baggage from a success-
                                           etc.). Total up all your income. Now       especially when it comes to your          still in the dumpers to lots of illness   4) Share Your Dream. “We can do
sician.com), believes that 2011 is                                                                                                                                                                                   ful past. Set goals that are specific
                                           list every expense in your life as accu-   money.                                    which I honestly think is due to the      as partners what we cannot do as
the time for people to make some                                                                                                                                                                                     and attainable, then break them down
                                           rately as you can. Make sure you keep      Be Financially Responsible — What         stress that has hovered over so many.     singles,” Daniel Webster observed.
solid resolutions to change those                                                                                                                                                                                    into manageable pieces…one step at
                                           track of your cash expenditures, like      do you really need? What do you           So I thought I’d take a stab at bring-    Therefore, build alliances. Keep
old habits.                                                                                                                                                                                                          a time. In the process, passing each
                                           those Starbucks coffees and lunches at     really want? These days, it’s difficult   ing light on the subject of dark times    good company. Create a brain trust.
   “Most people think that their finan-                                                                                                                                                                              miles-stone builds confidence and
                                           work. Spend one month writing down         to have both, so we each need to eval-    from a guest I had on the POPPOFF         Connections are invaluable. Develop
cial problems revolve around not                                                                                                                                                                                     creates momentum.
                                           every penny you spend. Now, total up       uate our lives to determine what we       Radio Show. If you find yourself spi-     a cadre of knowledgeable people…
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                                             Dave Says                                                                                   Carmichael Team Wins the
                                                                                                                                     District Cup Soccer Championship!
                                            you can’t make people listen to you.        I work. Do you think I should file
                                            Even with what I do for a living I          bankruptcy?
                                            don’t throw my opinion around unless        - John
                                            someone asks.
                                               I’m glad you realize there are some      Dear John,
                                            boundaries here. Still, there’s no rea-        You went to school to be a doc-
                                            son you can’t create a situation where      tor, which is an admirable thing. But
Dave Ramsey is a personal money             he can ask your opinion. You might          now you’re also a businessman, so
management expert, popular national         begin with talking about some of the        you need how to run your interest
radio personality and the author of         mistakes you’ve made in the past.           profitably.
three New York Times bestsellers –          This could help him connect with you           Chances are you’re not bankrupt. It
The Total Money Makeover, Financial         and feel more comfortable opening up        sounds to me like you made the mis-
Peace Revisited and More Than               about his own situation. Once he real-      take of starting a new business with-
Enough. In them, Ramsey exemplifies         izes you’ve learned from your mis-          out first having a realistic business
his life’s work of teaching others how to   takes and haven’t repeated them, he         plan in place. Talk to your lender, and
be financially responsible, so they can     might feel comfortable enough to ask        let them know what your situation
acquire enough wealth to take care of       how you accomplished it all. Then,          is like right now. They may be will-
loved ones, live prosperously into old      once he does that, the door is open!        ing to work with you on a plan that
age, and give generously to others.            But you can’t become preachy             would give you a little bit of breathing
                                            or act like a know-it-all every time        room.
Brother Needs Help,                                                                        You might also look into the pos-
But How?                                    someone does something dumb.                                                           From left to right, Coach Joe Gomes, Taylor James, Molly Milligan, Kathryn Heath, Taylor Koewler, Lillian Enes,
                                            Acting that way makes you seem              sibility of hiring a business manager.
Dear Dave,                                                                              This would require paying someone          Stephanie Kalteis, Coach Rich Shellooe, Marissa Espino, Emily Gomes, Jamie Gomes, Emily Bloom, Meghan Shellooe,
                                            arrogant, and you’ll probably only
   My brother and I recently received       succeed in hurting the other person’s       an additional salary, but at least you’d   Michelle Rouse, Nicole Freund, Coach Chris Knepshield, and Sara Knepshield. Photo provided by Nicki Kalteis
an inheritance after our mom died.          feelings and making them tune you           be assured that the business side of          Carmichael - The River City           won their bracket tournament in           in the tournament.
He’s never been very good with              out completely.                             things is being run properly.              United Mustangs of Carmichael,           Folsom on December 4th and 5th.              The Mustangs are truly a rags-to-
money, so I was proud of him when he                                                       But don’t file bankruptcy, John. It’s   an under 13 year old girls soccer        In the December 11th final, the           riches team. The team won just one
                                            - Dave                                      a stressful and emotionally-damaging
used his portion to pay off his debts.                                                                                             team, claimed First Place at the         Mustangs were on the winning side         game two years ago, placed second
But then he went out and financed           Time to Close Up?                           process. You’re doing what you love        northern California District Cup         of a 2-0 thriller against the Roseville   in their bracket last year, and are now
a $23,000 van he can’t afford. I’m                                                      and what you were called to do. The        Soccer Tournament. The Mustangs          Soccer Rockers to take top honors         the District Cup reigning champions!
afraid he’s falling right back into the     Dear Dave,                                  trick is to free up the money that will
same old money problems, but I don’t           I have my own medical practice,          allow you to continue doing this great
know how to talk to him about it.           but I’m in a lot of debt and the practice   work!
                                            just doesn’t seem to be working out.
                                                                                        - Dave
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                                          What’s Happening God?
                                          any further. God isn’t hearing you.         the sea driven and tossed by the wind.
                                          What can you do or should you do?           For let not that man supposes that he
                                             There are a few simple answers to        will receive anything from the Lord”.
                                          your hindrances that come from the          (James 1:6-7) “If you abide in Me
                                          Word of God. God simply answers:            (Jesus) and My words abide in you,
                                          “Yes, no, maybe and wait”, but most         you will ask what you desire and it
                                          of us want an answer quickly that fits      shall be done for you”. (John 15:7)
                                          into our own plans. Another answer          “You lust and do not have. You mur-
                                          could be that we ask amiss or with the      der and covet and cannot obtain. You
                                          spirit of unbelief. Scripture calls us to   fight and war. Yet you do not have
                                          look within and examine our lives           because you do not ask. You ask and
                                          to see if there is any wicked way in        do not receive because you ask amiss,
By Marlys Norris,                         us. And have we turned from those           that you may spend it on your plea-
Christian Author                          wicked ways? Do we have some-               sures”. (James 4:2-3) God will not
   Have you ever felt like your world     one in our lives we have offended           answer if you ask for something “out
was crumbling around you and you          and not asked forgiveness and rec-          of His will” for your life. Think, what
cry out to God but you don’t see          onciled ourselves to them? Are we           are you to learn from this experience?
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                                         don’t seem to coincide. Of course, a      weapon in mortal combat. Immediately         secret location with his disciple        operating as the tail gunner shooting        is one-dimensional. Leave it to
Riley                                    few other things don’t add up either,
                                         but that’s another matter.
                                                                                   tested by faceless combatants, Sam
                                                                                   uses his superior skills to prevail.
                                                                                                                                Quorra (Olivia Wilde), who helps
                                                                                                                                Sam to reunite with his father.
                                                                                                                                                                         down enemy airships with the ease of
                                                                                                                                                                         a kid playing an arcade video game.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      British actor Michael Sheen to ham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      it up as a slippery nightclub operator
                                            Reservations about the story in        The fact that he can ride a motorcycle       Apparently, the evil Clu seeks to take      “Tron: Legacy” has plenty of nifty        who seems to be channeling his inner
Reviews                                  “Tron: Legacy” must simply take a
                                         backseat to the brilliance of the cyber
                                                                                   on city streets in high speed pursuits
                                                                                   also suits him well when he’s forced
                                                                                                                                his foot soldiers through the portal
                                                                                                                                that is an opening to earth, but he
                                                                                                                                                                         special effects, but it doesn’t seem to
                                                                                                                                                                         be enough to compensate for a lack of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      David Bowie. My guess is that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      audience for “Tron: Legacy” are those
                                         world where special effects reign         to ride a computer-generated cycle in        needs the help of the humans to pull     cohesive story or meaningful charac-         who most avidly play video games
                                         supreme. Nevertheless, the story is       thrilling chase scenes on an expansive       it off. Meanwhile, Sam, his father       ter development. The Flynn family,           and enjoy movies heavily invested
                                         a family affair in which the son of       obstacle course. One can be forgiven         and Quorra must escape through the       father and son, are not all that interest-   in computer-generated imagery. At
                                         Kevin Flynn (Bridges) is abandoned        for wondering how these high speed           same portal before it closes, while      ing. The villainous Clu, marching to         least, the special effects are fairly
                                         at a young age when the elder Flynn       chases will somehow clue us in as to         remaining steps ahead of Clu and his     his own delusional fascist drumbeat,         spectacular.
                                         never returns home from a late night      what the plot is all about. It’s best just   army. At this point, “Tron: Legacy”
                                         breakthrough into the digital uni-        to go along for the ride.                    becomes a conventional intergalac-
                                         verse. Twenty years later, Flynn’s son       Eventually, and seriously I lost          tic chase movie, suggestive of aerial
                                         Sam (Garrett Hedlund) spends most         track of how it happened, Sam                combat scenes from any of the “Star
                                         of his time riding his motorcycle and     encounters his father residing in a          Trek” or “Star Wars” films, with Sam
                                         pulling off high-tech pranks on the
                                         computer system of the company his
                                         father left behind. With the help of
                                         his father’s old partner Alan Bradley
                                         (Bruce Boxleitner), Sam discovers
A Film Review by Tim Riley               his father’s old computer console in
                                         a hidden room beneath the shuttered
TRON: LEGACY                             Flynn’s Arcade, now a warehouse of
(Rated PG)                               old video games.
                                            While experimenting with his
NIFTY SPECIAL EFFECTS                    father’s video game, Sam is suddenly
IN “TRON” ECLIPSE                        transported into cyberspace, which
                                         he quickly discovers is a hostile uni-
STORY AND CHARACTER                      verse ruled by his father’s alter-ego,
   The desire to resurrect a film        a robotic figure named Clu who rules
made nearly three decades ago may        the video game universe like a tyrant.
seem like a good idea if the subject     In one scene, reminiscent of a mas-
were worthy of reincarnation. I don’t    sive Nazi rally famously captured in
recall the original 1982 release of      “Triumph of the Will,” Clu implores
“Tron” as particularly noteworthy for    his foot soldiers to join his crusade
any reason beyond its effects-driven     to cross over into the real world
story about a computer engineer (Jeff    for purposes that would be no less
Bridges) sucked into the digital world   malevolent than Hitler’s design on
of his own video game creation. Now,     world domination. By the way, Clu
28 years later, Jeff Bridges, look-      resembles a young Jeff Bridges, a feat
ing more like his character in “True     accomplished by digital imagery that
Grit” minus the eye patch, is once       makes him look creepily like a soul-
again trapped in the computer-gen-       less android.
erated universe he invented so long         Once thrust into the digital domain,
ago. Don’t try to connect the time-      Sam is immediately outfitted in a
lines from the original “Tron” to its    cheesy black uniform with a Frisbee-
“Legacy” sequel because the numbers      shaped light disc that one uses as a


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                    Lee Ann Yarber at 485-5322 x24            Solomon. IT IS ORDERED that all             granting of the petition, you should       taking certain actions, the personal               NOTICE OF PETITION TO                      YOU MAY EXAMINE the                      entitled matter appear before this
STATEMENT          #1010267.       Ki       by January 7, 2011. RFP deadline          persons interested in the above             appear at the hearing and state            representative will be required to                        ADMINISTER                      file kept by the court. If you are           court at 9 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2011 in
Jin Song, 729 Foxbrough Pl.,                is January 27, 2011, 4:30 p.m.            entitled matter appear before this          your objections or file written            give notice to interested persons                          ESTATE OF                      interested in the estate, you may            Dept. 54, located at 800 9th St.,
Pleasanton, CA 94566 is doing               Publish: Dec. 29, 2010.                   court at 9 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2011            objections with the court before           unless they have waived notice or                 GEORGE PERRY DUNCAN                     request special notice of the filing of      Third Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
business under the Fictitious               CARREC         01205    12-29-10          in Dept. 54, located at 800 9th St.,        the hearing. Your appearance may           have consented to the proposed                    ESTATE NO. 34-2010-94006                an inventory and appraisal of estate         and show cause, if any, why the
Business Name “Mi Rancho” at 2355                                                     Third Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814           be in person or by your attorney.          action. The petition will be granted                To all heirs, beneficiaries,          assets or of any petition or account         petition for change of name should
Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95822.          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                  and show cause, if any, why the                 IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR                  unless an interested person files             creditors, and contingent creditors of      as provided in Section 1250 of               not be granted. IT IS FURTHER
Filed with the Clerk of Sacramento          STATEMENT #1010538. Dhahabah              petition for change of name should          or a contingent creditor of the            an objection to the petition and              and persons who may be otherwise            the California Probate Code.                 ORDERED that a copy of this Order
County on Nov. 29, 2010.                    Mohamed Aldhabiany, 4308 73rd             not be granted. IT IS FURTHER               deceased, you must file your claim         shows good cause why the court                interested in the will or estate, or both       The name and address of                  to Show Cause be published in the
Publish: Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2010.          St., Sacramento, CA 95820 is              ORDERED that a copy of this Order           with the court and mail a copy to the      should not grant the authority.               of GEORGE PERRY DUNCAN:                     petitioner or petitioner’s attorney is:      Carmichael Times, a Newspaper
MIRANC         01202       12-29-10         doing business under the Fictitious       to Show Cause be published in the           personal representative appointed              The petition is set for hearing               A petition has been filed by Ian        Catherine A. Lawson, Esq., 3161              of General Circulation, printed in
                                            Business Name “Family Market”             Carmichael Times, a Newspaper               by the court within four months            in Dept. No. 129, at 3341 Power               Douglas Duncan in the Superior              Cameron Park Dr. #223, Cameron               Sacramento County, California, once
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                    at 4310 73rd St., Sacramento,             of General Circulation, printed in          from the date of first issuance of         Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826                Court of California, County of              Park, CA 95682; (530) 676-6860.              a week for four consecutive weeks
STATEMENT #1010023. Nova                    CA 95820./ Filed with the Clerk of        Sacramento County, California,              letters as provided in Section 9100        on January 20, 2011 at 9 a.m.                 Sacramento, requesting that Ian             Publish: Dec. 29, 2010, Jan. 5, 12,          prior to the date set for hearing on
Financial & Investment Corporation,         Sacramento County on Dec. 6, 2010.        once a week for four consecutive            of the California Probate Code.                IF YOU OBJECT to the                      Douglas Duncan be appointed                 2011.                                        the petition. Dated: Dec. 20, 2010.
6245 E. Broadway Blvd. #400,                Publish: Dec. 15, 22, 29, 2010, Jan.      weeks prior to the date set for hearing     The time for filing claims will not        granting of the petition, you should          as personal representative to               LAWSON            01205        1-12-11       Shelleyanne W.L. Chang
Tucson, AZ 85711 is doing                   5, 2011.                                  on the petition. Dated: Dec. 7, 2010.       expire before four months from the         appear at the hearing and state               administer the estate the decedent.                                                      Judge of the Superior Court
business under the Fictitious               FAMMAR           01203       1-5-11       Shelleyanne W.L. Chang                      date of the hearing noticed above.         your objections or file written                   The petition requests the                      SUPERIOR COURT OF                     Publish: Dec. 29, 2010, Jan. 5, 12,
Business Name “Nova Home                                                              Judge of the Superior Court                     YOU MAY EXAMINE the                    objections with the court before              decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be                CALIFORNIA                       19, 2011.
Loans” at 6245 E. Broadway Blvd.                   SUPERIOR COURT OF                                                                                                                                                                                                      COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO
                                                        CALIFORNIA                    Publish: Dec. 15, 22, 29, 2010, Jan.        file kept by the court. If you are         the hearing. Your appearance may              admitted to probate. The will and any                                                    SINGER           01205      1-19-11
#400, Tucson, AZ 85711. Filed                                                         5, 2011.                                    interested in the estate, you may          be in person or by your attorney.             codicils are available for examination          ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
with the Clerk of Sacramento                   COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO                                                                                                                                                                                                            CHANGE OF NAME                              SUPERIOR COURT OF
                                                ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE                   TEZARE            01203          1-5-11     request special notice of the filing of        IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR                     in the file kept by the court.
County on Nov. 16, 2010.                                                                                                          an inventory and appraisal of estate       or a contingent creditor of the                   The petition requests authority                 #34-2010-00094137                                CALIFORNIA
Publish: Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2010.                  CHANGE OF NAME                         NOTICE OF PETITION TO                                                                                                                                                           WHEREAS, Mindy Minhthu To                    COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO
                                                    #34-2010-00088986                                                             assets or of any petition or account       deceased, you must file your claim            to administer the estate under
NOVAHO          01202      12-29-10                                                              ADMINISTER                       as provided in Section 1250 of             with the court and mail a copy to the         the Independent Administration              and Quang Minh Vu have filed a                    ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
                                                WHEREAS, Elizabeth Ann                            ESTATE OF                                                                                                                                                            petition with this court for a decree                CHANGE OF NAME
       SUPERIOR COURT OF                    McKinney has filed a petition with                                                    the California Probate Code.               personal representative appointed             of Estates Act. This will avoid the
                                                                                                   NGHIA LE                           The name and address of                by the court within four months               need to obtain court approval for           changing name of Minhtuyet                           #34-2010-00093961
            CALIFORNIA                      this court for a decree changing           ESTATE NO. 34-2020-00081277                                                                                                                                                     Natalie Vu to Natalia Minhtuyet Vu.              WHEREAS, Corey Dahl has
    COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO                    name of Elizabeth Ann McKinney                                                        petitioner or petitioner’s attorney        from the date of first issuance of            many actions taken in connection
                                                                                          To all heirs, beneficiaries,            is: Nguyet Van Le, 8392 Langtree           letters as provided in Section 9100           with the estate. However, before            IT IS ORDERED that all persons               filed a petition with this court for a
     ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE                    to Elizabeth Anne McKinney. IT            creditors, and contingent creditors                                                                                                                                              interested in the above entitled             decree changing name of Corey
        CHANGE OF NAME                      IS ORDERED that all persons                                                           Way, Sacramento, CA 95823.                 of the California Probate Code.               taking certain actions, the personal
                                                                                      of and persons who may be                   Publish: Dec. 22, 29, 2010, Jan. 5,        The time for filing claims will not           representative will be required to          matter appear before this court              Allen Dahl to Corey Joe Haugen.
        #34-2010-00092596                   interested in the above entitled          otherwise interested in the will                                                                                                                                                 at 9 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2011 in Dept.           IT IS ORDERED that all persons
    WHEREAS, Jeffrey Farrar has             matter appear before this court at                                                    2011.                                      expire before four months from the            give notice to interested persons
                                                                                      or estate, or both of NGHIA LE:             VANLE            01204         1-5-11      date of the hearing noticed above.            unless they have waived notice or           54, located at 800 9th St., Third            interested in the above entitled
filed a petition with this court for a      9 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2011 in Dept.              A petition has been filed by                                                                                                                                                 Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814                  matter appear before this court
decree changing name of Jeffrey             54, located at 800 9th St., Third                                                                                                    YOU MAY EXAMINE the                       have consented to the proposed
                                                                                      NGUYET VAN LE and THANH                          NOTICE OF PETITION TO                 file kept by the court. If you are            action. The petition will be granted        and show cause, if any, why the              at 9 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2011 in Dept.
George Farrar to Jessika Hayden             Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814               THI PHAM in the Superior                                ADMINISTER                                                                                                               petition for change of name should           54, located at 800 9th St., Third
Farrar. IT IS ORDERED that all              and show cause, if any, why the                                                                                                  interested in the estate, you may             unless an interested person files
                                                                                      Court of California, County of                           ESTATE OF                     request special notice of the filing of       an objection to the petition and            not be granted. IT IS FURTHER                Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
persons interested in the above             petition for change of name should        Sacramento, requesting that                      LOUANN ROCHER KLINT                                                                                                             ORDERED that a copy of this Order            and show cause, if any, why the
entitled matter appear before this          not be granted. IT IS FURTHER                                                                                                    an inventory and appraisal of estate          shows good cause why the court
                                                                                      NGUYET VAN LE be appointed                   ESTATE NO. 34-2010-00093703               assets or of any petition or account          should not grant the authority.             to Show Cause be published in the            petition for change of name should
court at 2 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010            ORDERED that a copy of this Order         as personal representative to                   To all heirs, beneficiaries,                                                                                                     Carmichael Times, a Newspaper                not be granted. IT IS FURTHER
in Dept. 53, located at 800 9th St.,        to Show Cause be published in the                                                                                                as provided in Section 1250 of                    The petition is set for hearing
                                                                                      administer the estate the decedent.         creditors, and contingent creditors of     the California Probate Code.                  in Dept. No. 129, at 3341 Power             of General Circulation, printed in           ORDERED that a copy of this Order
Third Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814           Carmichael Times, a Newspaper                 The petition requests authority         and persons who may be otherwise                                                                                                     Sacramento County, California, once          to Show Cause be published in the
and show cause, if any, why the             of General Circulation, printed in                                                                                                   The name and address of                   Inn Road, Sacramento, CA
                                                                                      to administer the estate under              interested in the will or estate, or       petitioner or petitioner’s attorney           95826 on Jan. 28, 2011 at 9 a.m.            a week for four consecutive weeks            Carmichael Times, a Newspaper
petition for change of name should          Sacramento County, California,            the Independent Administration              both of LOUANN ROCHER KLINT:                                                                                                         prior to the date set for hearing on         of General Circulation, printed in
not be granted. IT IS FURTHER               once a week for four consecutive                                                                                                 is: Robert B. Klint, 9176 Laguna                  IF YOU OBJECT to the
                                                                                      of Estates Act. This will avoid the             A petition has been filed by           Manor Dr., Elk Grove, CA 95758.               granting of the petition, you should        the petition. Dated: Dec. 23, 2010.          Sacramento County, California, once
ORDERED that a copy of this Order           weeks prior to the date set for hearing   need to obtain court approval for           ROBERT KLINT in the Superior                                                                                                         Shelleyanne W.L. Chang                       a week for four consecutive weeks
to Show Cause be published in the           on the petition. Dated: Dec. 9, 2010.                                                                                            Publish: Dec. 22, 29, 2010, Jan. 5,           appear at the hearing and state
                                                                                      many actions taken in connection            Court of California, County of             2011.                                         your objections or file written             Judge of the Superior Court                  prior to the date set for hearing on
Carmichael Times, a Newspaper               Shelleyanne W.L. Chang                    with the estate. However, before            Sacramento, requesting that                                                                                                          Publish: Dec. 29, 2010, Jan. 5, 12,          the petition. Dated: Dec. 21, 2010.
of General Circulation, printed in          Judge of the Superior Court                                                                                                      KLINT           01204          1-5-11         objections with the court before
                                                                                      taking certain actions, the personal        ROBERT KLINT be appointed                                                                the hearing. Your appearance may            19, 2011.                                    Shelleyanne W.L. Chang
Sacramento County, California,              Publish: Dec. 15, 22, 29, 2010, Jan.      representative will be required to          as personal representative to              FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                                                                  VU             01205          1-19-11        Judge of the Superior Court
once a week for four consecutive            5, 2011.                                                                                                                                                                       be in person or by your attorney.
                                                                                      give notice to interested persons           administer the estate the decedent.        STATEMENT #1010777. Night                         IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR                                                                Publish: Dec. 29, 2010, Jan. 5, 12,
weeks prior to the date set for hearing     MCKINN            01203          1-5-11   unless they have waived notice or               The petition requests the              Comfort Inc., 1908 El Camino                                                                    SUPERIOR COURT OF                      19, 2011.
on the petition. Dated: Dec. 1, 2010.                                                                                                                                                                                      or a contingent creditor of the                        CALIFORNIA
                                                 SUPERIOR COURT OF                    have consented to the proposed              decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be   Ave., Sacramento, CA 95815 is                 deceased, you must file your claim                                                       HAUGEN            01205      1-19-11
Kevin R. Culhane                                                                      action. The petition will be granted        admitted to probate. The will and any      doing business under the Fictitious                                                          COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO
Judge of the Superior Court                            CALIFORNIA                                                                                                                                                          with the court and mail a copy to the           ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
                                               COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO                   unless an interested person files           codicils are available for examination     Business Name “La Bries Sleep
Publish: Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2010.
FARRAR           01202        12-29-10          ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE                   an objection to the petition and            in the file kept by the court.             Center” at 1908 El Camino Ave.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           personal representative appointed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           by the court within four months
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CHANGE OF NAME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               #34-2010-00093801
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Call to place
                                                                                      shows good cause why the court                  The petition requests authority        Sacramento, CA 95815. Filed
               NOTICE
                                                    CHANGE OF NAME
                                                    #34-2010-00092998                 should not grant the authority.             to administer the estate under             with the Clerk of Sacramento
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from the date of first issuance of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           letters as provided in Section 9100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WHEREAS, Renee Katheryn                         your legal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Singer has filed a petition with this
    The Carmichael Recreation and
Park District (CRPD) is Requesting
                                               WHEREAS, Elias Solomon
                                            Tezare and Yordanos Yohannes
                                                                                          The petition is set for hearing
                                                                                      in Dept. No. 129, at 3341 Power
                                                                                                                                  the Independent Administration
                                                                                                                                  of Estates Act. This will avoid the
                                                                                                                                                                             County on Dec. 14, 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                             Publish: Dec. 22, 29, 2010, Jan. 5,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of the California Probate Code.             court for a decree changing name                 advertising here.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The time for filing claims will not         of Renee Katheryn Singer to April
Proposals for playground equipment          have filed a petition with this court     Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826              need to obtain court approval for          12, 2011.                                     expire before four months from the
to be installed at the Jan Drive Park
Site. For a copy of the RFP call
                                            for a decree changing name of
                                            Michael Solmon to Michael Tezare
                                                                                      on January 13, 2011 at 9 a.m.
                                                                                          IF YOU OBJECT to the
                                                                                                                                  many actions taken in connection
                                                                                                                                  with the estate. However, before
                                                                                                                                                                             LABRIE         01204       1-12-11            date of the hearing noticed above.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Reign Singer. IT IS ORDERED that
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                                          Films and DVDs
                                                                                                                                                                      Carmichael
                                        for the Whole Family                                                                                                  Chamber of Commerce
                                       of “X-Men” and “Star Trek”             office dud last fall, the sequel only
                                       fame thinks so. Based on the           made half of what the 2006 original
by David Dickstein                     well-worn character from “One          brought in. What a shame. Like its            Desperately Seeking Susan                                           Princess Party
                                       Thousand and One Nights” (aka          predecessor, Emma Thompson                 2011 Person of the Year Banquet & Award Night            Saturday, February 12, 1-3pm
Family Viewing at the                  “Arabian Nights”), the ages-old        reprises her anti-Mary Poppins, a             Friday, January 7, 6:30 pm at The Palace,             Ages 1-6 years • $20 per child
Cinema                                 collection of Middle Eastern           homely, yet effective nanny who                    6309 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael                 La Sierra Community Center, 5325 Engle Road
                                       folk tales, the movie has Stewart      knocks sense into misbehaving             Honoring Sacramento County Supervisor Susan               Here’s an opportunity for your special princess
      The Green Hornet                 narrating the story played out by      children through discipline and
    Opens Jan. 14, rated PG                                                                                             Peters for Service to County, Chamber and                 to spend an afternoon having fun with other girls
                                       a cast of nobodies. In the latest      magic with nary a spoonful of             Community. This fund-raiser event also appoints our       just like her! The professionals from Once Upon a
    greenhornetmovie.com               sendup, Sinbad travels to a desert     sugar. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ralph           2011 Business Person of the Year; recognizes our          Princess will provide us with tiaras, face painting, a
   Seth Rogen, known for               of magic and creatures to save the     Fiennes, Ewan McGregor and                new Honorary Mayor and installs the 2011 Board of         tea party and other fun activities specially designed to
playing big-hearted doofuses           first born of a sultan who has been    Maggie Smith head up a strong             Chamber Directors.                                        treat your princess...like a princess!
in Judd Apatow comedies, is as         kidnapped by an evil sorcerer. The     supporting cast. Grade: B+
green to action movies as his          trailer was skewered in its debut by                                                    Carmichael Chamber
latest character. But that’s who       fans at Comic-con, and deservedly      Open Season 3 (ages 4-11, Jan.
brings this masked superhero to        so. This flick looks awful.            31, not rated): The quality doesn’t                  Luncheon
contemporary moviegoers after                                                 hold up to the theatrically released      Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 11:30am - 1:00pm
starting in radio in the 1930s, then         Family Home                      original, but for direct-to-video, this   Education Building
appearing in comic books, film                                                one ranks among the leaders in the        Cypress Avenue Baptist Church
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serials and a network TV series.
   Newspaper publisher by day,                                                It’s open season again for silly fun      Guest speaker is Joyce Arredondo of the
                                       A Charlie Brown Valentine
vigilante by night, Britt Reid (aka                                           mixed with spunk and, ultimately,         Juvenile Parole Board. Raffle prizes
                                       (ages 4 and up, now available,
the Green Hornet) faces off against                                           sweetness, when bear Boog joins           RSVP by Thursday, September 23 to 482-1002
                                       not rated): The good news for
a city leader (Christoph Waltz)                                               a traveling circus and learns that        or linda@carmichaelchamber.com.
                                       everyone’s favorite blockhead
who has united all the gangs under     is he has Peppermint Patty and         home is where your heart is.
his power. Jay Chou plays Kato,        Marcie wooing him. The bad news        These comical critters are likeable
the obligatory sidekick, while         is Charlie Brown has eyes only for     whatever your age. Grade: B+
Cameron Diaz is the obligatory         the Little Red-Haired Girl. Ah,
pretty dame-slash-love interest        love, Peanuts style. Grade: A-                                                                      Membership Changes
                                       H.R. Pufnstuf: Complete Series
                                       Collector’s Edition (ages 5 and
                                       up, Jan. 18, not rated): Only 17
                                                                                                                                    Beginning January 1, 2011, the cost for
                                       episodes were produced over two
                                       seasons, yet the wackiness and
                                                                                                                                  residential members will be $30 per person.
                                       catchy theme song, plus then-
                                       teen idol Jack Wild of “Oliver!”
                                                                                                                                   Those who have already paid, will not pay
                                                                              Wobbly Wheels & Whistles!
                                       fame, made Saturday morning
                                       so much fun from 1969-1971.            (ages 2-5, Jan. 4, not rated):                         the new price until their next renewal.
     Season of the Witch               The collector’s edition is loaded      Thomas’ engine friend Scruff
   Opens Jan. 7, rated PG-13           with cool stuff to entice another      makes his debut in this DVD
   seasonofthewitchfilm.com            generation of fans, including a        that includes four episodes from
                                       bobblehead of the title creature,      the “Thomas & Friends” series
   Oscar winner Nicolas Cage                                                  and two bonus features. As
hasn’t been in a well-reviewed         a life-size dragon and mayor of
                                       nutty Living Island. Grade: A-         always, life lessons on friendship,
movie in years, but maybe his                                                 teamwork and discovery are                    Contact us for more information on the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce
critical slump will end with this                                             kept on track like the talking
supernatural thriller in which he
                                       Nanny McPhee Returns (ages                                                           Phone (916) 481-1002 • Fax (916) 481-1003 • www.carmichaelchamber.com
                                       5-11, now available, PG): A box        trains themselves. Grade: A-
plays a medieval knight who must
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dying cardinal to deliver a young
peasant girl believed to be the
witch responsible for the Black
Plague decimating central Europe.
  Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage
      Opens Jan. 1, rated PG
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                                                                                                              • Small Class Sizes                       •   Full Day Kindergarten
 History books discussed at Carmichael Library        Toddler Storytime                                       • Monthly Field Trips                     •   Before & After School Program
 monthly meetings                                     December 30, Thursday, 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m          • Transitional Kindergarten               •   Competitive Tuition
    Carmichael Library History Book Club mixes        Toddler Storytime (1.5 - 3yrs)                            Program                                 •   Scholarships Available
 fact and fiction for a clearer picture of what has   Toddle on over to the Carmichael Library for 20         • Core Knowledge and                      •   Full Preschool and
 happened in world history. The adult book club       minutes of short stories, easy fingerplays, and           Core Virtues Curriculum                     Day Care Program
 meets at 6:30 p.m., on the first Tuesday of each     songs. The goal is to have fun with stories, words,
 month, at Carmichael Library, 5605 Marconi           and each other.                                                       4000 San Juan Avenue • Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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    Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks to       Carmichael Movie Matinee
 share with other book club members. For more         December 30, Thursday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.                                  Check Us Out at www.faithlutheran.net
 information on the following book discussions,       Teen Program                                            Mission Statement : Education at Faith Lutheran School builds academic competence,
 please telephone the Sacramento Public Library at    Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael
                                                                                                                     Christian Character, self-confidence and connection to the community.”
 (916) 264-2920 or visit saclibrary.org.              Library - Free! Visit Carmichael Library for a list
                                                      of up-coming movie titles
 January 4:             The Things They Carried,
                                   by Tim O’Brien     Read to Rover
 February 1:                The Worst Hard Time,      January 4, Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                 by Timothy Egan      School-Age Program
 March 1:               In the Valley of the Kings,   Specially trained therapy dogs are waiting for
                              by Daniel Meyerson      children to come read to them. For kids ages 5 to
 April 5:       The Great Mortality, by John Kelly    10 years old that are reading. Earn stickers for the
 May 3:           The Big Burn, by Timothy Egan       time spent reading and earn a book too!
 Preschool Storytime                                  Carmichael Library History Book Club
 December 30, Thursday, 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m          January 4, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
 Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs)                         Book Club
 Join Miss Angela for 30 minutes of stories,          Carmichael Library History Book Club mixes fact
 fingerplays, music, and more. Lots of fun for kids   and fiction for a clearer picture of the past. Please
 3-5!                                                 bring a snack to share as we discuss: The Things
                                                      They Carried by, Tim O’Brien.




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