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#knowwhereyourfoodcomesfrom

A PERSONAL QUEST TO LEARN WHERE EGGS BOUGHT IN LOCAL STORES ORIGINATED TAKES INTERESTING TURNS

SOLAR SAIL

SUCCESS

All systems are go for Planetary

Society’s LightSail 2 project

p. 9

LIFE

BY BLISS BOWEN

MORE THAN A MEAL

Diners make a habit of visiting

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

p. 12

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07.25.19 | VOLUME 37| NUMBER 30

opinion ....................................................................3

Letters ........................................................5 Guest Opinion ..............................................6

news ........................................................................8

Rubbing Out Roundup

County Supervisors formally ban the use of

glyphosate-based products, including Roundup.

— André Coleman and Remali De Silva

feature ................................................................... 10

#knowwhereyourfoodcomesfrom

A personal quest to learn where eggs bought in local stores originated takes interesting turns.

— Bliss Bowen

life ......................................................................... 12

Restaurant Review ......................................12

Bulletin ..................................................... 14

Advice ......................................................15

Home Sales ............................................... 17

Arts ........................................................................ 18

Into the Night .............................................20

Trax ..........................................................20

Calendar....................................................21

Film ..........................................................24

classifieds ..............................................................25

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‘A Call to Action’: Biden says President Trump’s failure to condemn the racists at Charlottesville prompted him to run

ABOUT THE COVER: Photo by Bliss Bowen

Solar Sail Success

All systems are go for Planetary Society’s LightSail

2 project.

— Caroline Kimbel

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WHAT’S THE ANSWER?

Kamala Harris was in prosecutor

mode during the second

Democratic presidential debate,

and said it’s not “climate change,”

but “climate crisis,” which

threatens our very existence as a

species.

Joe Biden promises 500,000

charging stations for our new, allelectric

automobile fleet.

Bernie Sanders wants to “up the

ante” on the Paris climate accord

and make the rest of the world go

along with a drastic transformation

of the energy system. Millions

need to rise up in a revolution

against the fossil-fuel industry,

the insurance industry, corporate

greed in general, he said, and “we

only have 12 years.”

Gov. Hickenlooper said Colorado

is leading the way on tough

methane regulations.

Some follow-up questions that

didn’t get asked:

1. Would they outlaw gasolinepowered

cars and diesel-powered

trucks? How about trucks carrying

diesel generators to rescue electric

cars stranded between charging

stations? How about emergency

vehicles or farm equipment or excavation

equipment with internal

combustion engines?

2. What would supply backup

generating capacity when

solar and wind facilities are not

generating any power (say to

supply those charging stations

and keep the lights on in the

operating room)?

3. How do we prosecute China

for building hundreds of coal-fired

generating stations?

4. Where do we get jet fuel for

our public officials if our own

industry is destroyed? From Iran?

5. Who will pay the hundreds of

billions of dollars to Third World

dictators in reparations for our

driving cars and using coal-generated

electricity?

6. Does AOC think her mentor

Bernie Sanders has the “social

intelligence of a sea sponge” to

believe her 12-year deadline for

Doomsday?

7. What did Gov. Hickenlooper

do about methane-emitting

cows and termites in Colorado?

Should we still be allowed to eat

meat?

For other major issues related

to atmospheric carbon dioxide

and climate (wildfires, health

effects, ocean acidification, sealevel

rise, Arctic ice, hurricanes,

and more), see Climate Change IQ

test. How well does your favorite

candidate do?

~ JANE M. ORIENT, MD

TUCSON, ARIZONA

TO KAMALA HARRIS:

I was so excited watching you

during the debate. In addition

to agreeing with your stance on

many subjects, I greatly admired

your ability to intelligently and

powerfully state your views. I

have thought for quite some

time that you would be the best

candidate to eviscerate the man

currently occupying the White

House and lead this country

forward.

However, last night I learned

that you are participating in a fundraiser

with Miguel Bustos, the

lobbying executive who defended

Wells Fargo during the fake accounts

scandal.

I am crushed. I just don’t know

how you could do this.

Unfortunately, what this

tells me is that if you are

elected nothing will really

change. Wall Street, and its connections

to our health care and

Big Pharma, will still run and

ruin American lives on a daily

basis. We will still have to fear

that catastrophic loss is just

around the corner.

You are better than this. And,

if you don’t think you are, you

shouldn’t be running for the office

of the president of the United

States in the first place.

This breaks my heart.

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•GUEST OPINION•

BY BRIAN HAUSS

WORD GAMES

CONSUMERS SUFFER WHEN THE GOVERNMENT STOPS BUSINESSES

FROM COMMUNICATING TRUTHFULLY ABOUT THEIR PRODUCTS

The state of Arkansas thinks people are confused about whether a veggie

burger comes from a cow. In fact, it thinks people are so confused that

it passed a law making it illegal for companies to use words like “meat,” “roast,” and

“sausage” to describe products that are not made from animals. Under the law, it

doesn’t matter if those words are modified by “vegan,” “veggie,” or “plant-based.”

Rather than focusing on genuine consumer concerns — such as rising health care

and education costs — Arkansas politicians have decided to take on an imaginary

crisis: confusing a veggie burger for a hamburger, or almond milk for cow’s milk.

Why? To “protect the agricultural producers in the state,” one of the law’s

proponents admitted.

Not only is Arkansas’ latest law absurd and unnecessary, it’s also

unconstitutional. It violates the First Amendment by censoring truthful speech in

order to protect the economic interests of the meat industry. Together with the Good

Food Institute, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the ACLU of Arkansas, we filed a

lawsuit today on behalf of Tofurky challenging the law.

From oat milk to meatless burgers, consumers are increasingly interested in

alternatives to food products derived from live animals. Right now, most of those

alternatives are made from plants. But companies are also investing in technologies

that cultivate meat from animal cells, effectively allowing them to make beef without

the cow. The meat and dairy industries are worried about these new competitors,

identifying them as one of the “major challenges” the animal meat industry faces.

But instead of competing in the free market, industry groups have enlisted friendly

state legislatures and regulators to give them an upper hand. Over the past year,

states throughout the country, including Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana and South

Dakota, passed a new wave of meat censorship laws that prohibit companies from

using terms like “veggie bacon,” “cauliflower rice,” or “almond milk.”

The laws’ proponents insist that they’re just trying to prevent consumers from

being misled. One former FDA commissioner memorably declared that almond milk

is a contradiction in terms because “almonds don’t lactate.” But consumers know

that, of course, and it’s absurd to suggest otherwise. As Republican Sen. Mike Lee

explained, “No one buys almond milk under the false illusions that it came from a

cow. They buy almond milk because it didn’t come from a cow.”

Businesses often rely on figurative language to help communicate information

about the flavor, texture, or appearance of their products. Consumers know that

“peanut butter” is not made from cows, but the product’s name efficiently informs

them that it spreads like butter. “Veggie bacon” is appealing to consumers who

enjoy the distinctive taste, smell and crunch of conventional bacon, but who prefer

plant-based foods for any number of personal reasons. If companies are forced to

describe their products as “savory plant-based protein,” consumers are likely to be

much more confused about exactly what it is they’re putting on their plates. And

that’s the real purpose of these label censorship laws: creating confusion to protect

favored economic interests.

But the First Amendment does not allow the government to censor speech in

order to pick winners and losers in the marketplace. After all, consumers rely

on the free exchange of truthful information to make their own choices. As the

Supreme Court put it in a landmark decision recognizing constitutional protection

for commercial speech, “[s]o long as we preserve a predominantly free enterprise

economy, the allocation of our resources in large measure will be made through

numerous private economic decisions. It is a matter of public interest that those

decisions, in the aggregate, be intelligent and well informed. To this end, the free flow

of commercial information is indispensable.”

In other words, when the government plays word games to prevent businesses

from communicating truthfully about their products, consumers are ultimately the

ones who suffer.

Arkansas’ law, and similar laws in other states, must be struck down. ■

Brian Haus is a staff attorney with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.

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• NEWS •

PASADENA | ALHAMBRA | ALTADENA | ARCADIA | EAGLE ROCK | GLENDALE | LA CAÑADA | MONTROSE | SAN MARINO | SIERRA MADRE | SOUTH PASADENA

SOLAR SAIL SUCCESS

ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO FOR PLANETARY

SOCIETY’S LIGHTSAIL 2 PROJECT DEPLOY

MYLAR SAIL

WHERE’S THE MONEY?

ATTORNEY CLAIMS WOOTEN’S CHECKS

FOR LEGAL DEFENSE HAVE BEEN

BOUNCING

HOLD THAT SHIP

IRAN SEIZES BRITISH OIL TANKER

WEB EXCLUSIVE

‘A CALL TO ACTION’

BIDEN SAYS PRESIDENT

TRUMP’S FAILURE TO

CONDEMN THE RACISTS AT

CHARLOTTESVILLE PROMPTED

HIM TO RUN

At a fundraiser at the home of Pasadena City

Councilman John Kennedy, former vice president

and Democratic presidential frontrunner

Joe Biden said he knew he had to get into the

presidential race after the white supremacist

rally in Charlottesville two years ago.

“I could not stay on the sidelines anymore,”

Biden told about 70 supporters gathered at Kennedy’s

home on July 19, according to media pool

reporting on the event. “It was a call to action.”

Attendees included former US Labor Secretary

and current LA County Supervisor Hilda

Solis; Conway Collins, the president and CEO of

GRACE, an antipoverty nonprofit in Pasadena;

and Rocky Collis, an attorney whose clients

have included the US Women’s Soccer Players

Association. Biden’s son Hunter Biden and his

wife Melissa Cohen also attended.

“This election is about determining what

kind of America we want going forward,” Kennedy

told the Pasadena Weekly. “Democrats

are seeking to renew and build an America

where the rule of law is the foundational

element of our democracy; where we make

avenues available for the least in society to succeed;

where poor people, black white, brown,

red, yellow come together to fight oppression.”

Pasadena has become a main stop for

Democratic presidential candidates. So far,

Sens. Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and

Kirsten Gillibrand have visited the city, along

with Washington Gov. Jay Islee and former

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Julian Castro.

Trump has recently faced massive criticism

for telling four congresswomen of color to go

back to where they came from.

Three of the four freshman congresswomen

are from the United States, except for Ihlan

Omar who was born in Somalia. Days after the

attack, Trump supporters chanted “Send her

back,” at a campaign rally in North Carolina.

The president later condemned the chant, and

claimed he tried to stop it, but video showed

he stood for nearly 15 seconds as the crowd

chanted.

One week before the first presidential

debate, Biden came under fire after he declared

he had worked with racist lawmakers.

Biden recalled how Mississippi Sen. James

Eastland called him “son” but not “boy.” Yet

they worked together on legislation.

In the debate, Harris scored political points

after chiding Biden for opposing busing in the

1970s.

WEEKLY WEATHER

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— André Coleman

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RUBBING OUT

ROUNDUP

COUNTY SUPERVISORS FORMALLY BAN THE USE OF

GLYPHOSATE-BASED PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ROUNDUP

BY ANDRÉ COLEMAN AND REMALI DE SILVA

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has permanently

banned county departments from using a controversial weed

killer linked to cancer in several lawsuits.

“With environmental and health concerns as top priority, the

Board of Supervisors has put a permanent ban on glyphosate-based

products,” Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said in

a statement issued Monday. “We are awaiting a report back from

our county departments at the end of the year that will determine

alternatives and any circumstances where alternatives are not

viable.”

Roundup, an easily obtainable herbicide sold in hardware

stores and once used by most municipalities, contains glyphosate,

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a chemical that is either banned or restricted in communities in 13

states, including California.

On Monday, Maria A, Katas, Caltech director of housing, said the

school will stop using “pesticides” and is committed to any needed

clean-up efforts after complaints surfaced that the school used a

generic version of Roundup at a school housing site. The Pasadena

Star-News on Sunday reported the pesticide was sprayed at Caltech.

That news came two months after the Board of Supervisors

directed the Department of Public Works, in conjunction with County

Counsel, the Departments of Public Health, Parks and Recreation,

Beaches and Harbors, and the Agricultural Commission to convene

a panel of experts that could hire a consultant to explore options for

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vegetation management, especially in areas where

the use of traditional alternatives to glyphosate-based

products is problematic due to challenges with access,

safety and habitat restoration.

The board, which voted for the ban on May 21, will

also continue to solicit recommendations from the

public on possible alternatives to the use of glyphosatebased

products for vegetation management.

The departments will report back to the

supervisors with recommendations and any feasible

alternatives for the control of vegetation within 180

days.

In March, the Board of Supervisors first approved

a motion by Barger to temporarily stop county

departments from using the herbicide that contains a

chemical believed to cause cancer while a study was

conducted and viable alternatives were explored.

The board’s action then came on the heels

of a story appearing in the Pasadena Weekly in

March revealing Roundup was being sprayed by

county workers at a heliport near Councilman

Gene Masuda’s district in northeast Pasadena.

County officials began meeting to evaluate the use

of herbicides and pesticides after the newspaper

spoke with several officials.

“I think the ban is a good idea,” Masuda told the

Pasadena Weekly on Monday. “It’s the right thing to do,

of course. It is poison. Roundup is dangerous stuff to

have in our soil and in the water.”

Barger, a cancer survivor, said “I am

hypersensitive to this issue” at the board’s meeting

on Tuesday. “There are people who have had

immune systems compromised, who are more

susceptible.”

Barger met with local resident Darian Donner,

whose complaint about the herbicide’s use near her

home led to the moratorium, to discuss the county’s

use of the popular weed killer.

Roundup, which has been in use since the 1970s,

was developed by Monsanto, which was bought in

2018 by Bayer AG, headquartered in Germany, for

$62.5 billion. The company has been successfully

sued three times by non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

patients who blame their conditions on Roundup.

On July 18 a judge issued a tentative ruling

reducing a $2 billion jury award to a couple after

finding glyphosate most likely caused their cancer.

According to Bloomberg News, the ruling could

“reduce the award by 90 percent or more, putting it

in the range of $150 million to $250 million.”

Judge Winifred Smith of the Alameda County

Circuit Court denied Bayer’s appeal to overrule

the original $2 billion verdict, but said she was

“inclined” to reduce the damages.

While attorneys for Bayer called the jury’s verdict

“unhinged” back in May, the response to Thursday’s

tentative ruling was well received. “The court’s tentative

order proposes changes in the damage awards which

would be a step in the right direction, but Bayer will

wait for a final order on the post-trial motions before

commenting in further detail,” company officials said in

a statement issued after the ruling.

THE COUNT

As of Monday,4,163 days after the war in Afghanistan ended …

4,423

American military

service members

(0 more than

last week) have

been reported

killed in action

since the War on

Terror began in

2001, according to

The Associated Press.

4

months since the last

piece of ISIS-held

territory was

liberated, 1,000

US troops

remain in Syria,

according to

Reuters.

Earlier this month, another Northern California

judge reduced an $80 million award against Bayer

to $25 million. All three lawsuits originated in the

Bay Area.

Since juries began awarding massive payouts,

a slew of commercials have popped up on TV

hawking the product, while law firms have also

taken to the airwaves searching for possible

victims. There are currently more than 11,000

pending cases against Bayer still waiting to be

adjudicated. It was not immediately known if any of

those cases stem from claims made in LA County.

The classification of glyphosate as a possible

carcinogen has been criticized by the US

Environmental Protection Agency, which does not

consider the chemical a cancer-causing agent. The

state EPA, however, does consider it a carcinogen.

In April, a state appellate court found that the

state can require labeling of products containing

glyphosate herbicide as toxic under Proposition 65,

also known as the state Safe Drinking Water and

Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.

Glyphosate was found in 21 oat-based snack

products and cereals. Popular among children,

all but four of these products were found with

glyphosate levels considered unsafe for children,

according to CBS News.

In February 2018 a federal judge temporarily

ruled against the state’s attempts to require cancer

warnings to be placed on food products that

contain traces of glyphosate.

General Mills, the maker of the oat snacks

in question, claims that food safety is the “top

priority” for the company. Pesticides, they claim,

are used in “the majority of foods we all eat” and

that “experts at the FDA and EPA determine the

safe levels for food products,” which their growers

follow.

Bayer claims that the glyphosate levels “are

far below the strict limits established by the

EPA to protect human health.” According to

the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit,

nonpartisan organization dedicated to protecting

human health and the environment, Bayer has

a history of “spreading misinformation about

pesticide residues.”

The regulations regarding pesticide usage are

well-established and the glyphosate level, Bayer has

argued, is well below the recommended safety level.

Bayer claims that “glyphosate-based herbicides

will continue to play a key role in helping

agriculture meet pressing environmental and food

security challenges as the global population grows

by an expected two billion people through 2050.”

Locally, Pasadena city officials stopped using

Roundup in 2018, according to City Manager Steve

Mermell.

All told, there are local and state government

glyphosate restrictions or bans in place in 13 states.

Other California cities to take action on use of the

herbicide include: Los Angeles, Burbank, Carlsbad,

Encinitas, Thousand Oaks, Irvine and Richmond. n

8

months after the US

liberated Syria,

hundreds of ISIS

militants have

snuck into Iraq

to carry out attacks,

according

to the Jerusalem

Post.

1

oil tanker has been

seized by Iran.

According to CNN,

the British-flagged

Stena Impero was

seized in the Strait

of Hormuz last

Friday.

— Compiled by

André Coleman

BRIEFS

SOLAR SAIL SUCCESS

ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO FOR PLANETARY

SOCIETY’S LIGHTSAIL 2 PROJECT

BY CAROLINE KIMBEL

Using solar wind to travel through space has been a

dream for centuries, first imagined by Johannes Kepler in

the 1600s.

On Tuesday, solar sailing took another step toward

becoming a proven technology when the Pasadena-based Planetary Society’s LightSail

2 mission team successfully deployed the spacecraft’s solar sail.

As of noon Tuesday, “All indications are that LightSail 2’s solar sail has deployed

successfully,” according to a live Internet feed of the mission. “Flight controllers sent

the deployment command at approximately 11:45 PDT … Telemetry showed the motor

count increasing as expected, and the motor appeared to halt at the correct time. Light-

Sail 2’s cameras also appeared to capture imagery as planned.”

The Planetary Society launched LightSail 1, a test “nanosatellite,” in 2015. The test

was unable to progress forward because of issues with the engineering. Since then, Cal

Poly San Luis Obispo students have aided scientists in testing crucial ground station

operations in preparation for Tuesday’s mission to have the silver sail soak up power

from the sun while in orbit around Earth.

Like LightSail 1, LightSail 2 is a citizen-funded project that plans to test the idea of

harnessing the sun’s photons in order to mobilize a spacecraft. Live coverage of the sail

deployment at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ground station began Tuesday.

Solar sailing transcends the limitations of space travel by utilizing the sun as an

inexhaustible source of energy.

LightSail 2 is focused on becoming the first solar sail launched with the purpose of

orbiting Earth. Its cube-shaped satellite, or cubesat, is about the size of a loaf of bread

and carries a boxing-ring-sized solar sail made of Mylar, which is designed to collect the

sun’s photons.

The video from mission control at Cal Poly has been live-streamed at planetary.

org/live. n

WHERE’S THE MONEY?

ATTORNEY CLAIMS WOOTEN’S CHECKS

FOR LEGAL DEFENSE HAVE BEEN

BOUNCING

BY ANDRÉ COLEMAN

High-profile attorney Christopher Darden claims that he

can no longer defend a man accused of bilking the city of

Pasadena out of millions of dollars because checks written

by his wife are not clearing.

Darden represented Danny Ray Wooten during his criminal trial after Wooten

was accused of embezzling $6.4 million from city coffers over 11 years. Wooten was

sentenced to 14 years in prison in November. Tyrone Collins, a local electrical contractor

who was sentenced to 11 years, was ordered to pay $900,000, according to a statement

issued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Darden, a former deputy district attorney, was one of the key figures in the O.J.

Simpson murder trial in 1994 and 1995.

“I received checks that were returned insufficient funds,” Darden wrote to the court.

“Mrs. Wooten has ignored prior correspondence from counsel, but has appeared in this

court and attempted to represent herself. There is a large outstanding balance with my

office.”

The City Council discussed a civil lawsuit against Wooten and his wife, LaVenta,

during Monday’s closed-session meeting. The two sides are scheduled to appear in court

on Aug. 7 for a status conference.

Last November, a jury found Wooten guilty of 53 counts that included embezzlement

and misappropriation of public funds. Collins was convicted of all 20 counts against him

for those types of crimes.

The city was only able to connect Wooten and Collins to $4.6 million of the missing

$6.4 million taken in the embezzlement.

Wooten worked in the Public Works Department, which was in charge of placing

underground all of the city’s utilities. Between 2004 and 2014, Wooten created false

invoices in the Public Works Department, which was in charge of placing underground

wiring for all of the city’s utilities.

Invoices were filed for work done by Collins Electric and money was given to Collins.

In many cases the invoices claimed work was performed at addresses that do not exist.

Wooten was able to authorize the payments from an underground utilities fund

account. By doing this over time, prosecutors said Wooten embezzled $6.4 million

through that account.

City employees signed off on the invoices and returned them to Wooten instead of

turning them in themselves.

After getting the appropriate signatures, Wooten would then add extra numbers to

the invoices.

According to prosecutors, Wooten who is a minister, created fake bank accounts

for two churches, but he was the only person listed on those accounts, according to LA

County Deputy District Attorney Bjorn Dodd, who prosecuted the case.

Dodd said Wooten gave some of the stolen funds to Collins.

In the end, city insurers restored $5.4 million, $1 million less than an audit revealed

was missing. n

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#knowwhereyourfoodcomesfrom

A personal quest to

learn where eggs

bought in local stores

originated takes

interesting turns

STORY AND PHOTOS

BY BLISS BOWEN

Shoppers maneuver around me as I inspect cartons of eggs in the refrigerated

section of a local grocer. Blue Sky. Chino Valley Ranchers. Eggland’s. Full Circle

Organic. Happy Egg. Heritage Breed. Kroger. Nichols. Organic Valley. Pete and

Gerry’s. Simple Truth Organic. 365. Vital Farms. Cage free … free range … hormone-free

… soy-free … omega-3 … all natural … dark yolk … farm fresh … organic … pasture

raised … certified humane … ethical eggs … distributed from — what, Cincinnati?

Texas? Missouri?

Where are these eggs from?

That scene plays out repeatedly, with differing brands, prices and varieties, at

Ralph’s, Stater Brothers, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, other area grocers and neighborhood

markets. Queries at certain stores are inadequately addressed. For the record,

I’m an avid cook but no egg connoisseur. What’s driving these expeditions is curiosity;

I simply want to know where and how my food was raised. Obtaining that information

should not be complicated. Like many consumers I’m striving to make responsible

choices mindful of sustainability and humane treatment of chickens, and which support

local farmers. Buying locally sourced food is common sense.

Defining “local” is tricky. We’ll come to that.

The Cornucopia Institute, a nonprofit organic industry watchdog and information

resource for consumers and small farmers, helpfully publishes a Scorecard that rates

brands of eggs according to the extent of outdoor access chickens are given, average

flock size, and indoor space given each bird, among other criteria. But unless you obtain

them from a neighbor or nearby farm, ascertaining where eggs were actually raised can

be challenging. That is not inconsequential if you are concerned about carbon footprints,

or salmonella outbreaks and groundwater contamination at commercial farms, or the

gases and waste generated at CAFOs, the concentrated animal feeding operations (aka

factory farms) where most US poultry is unsustainably confined. (According to the Environmental

Protection Agency, CAFOs can hold fewer than 9,000 to more than 82,000

laying hens, depending on the operation’s size and the type of manure handling system

utilized.)

Egg expiration dates are generally printed on carton ends. Alongside that date there

should also be printed a “P,” indicating the plant number of the facility where the eggs,

which arrive from different farms, were packaged. According to the US Department of

Agriculture, eggs can be sold for up to 30 days after packaging. Once purchased, “you

can store fresh shell eggs in their cartons in the refrigerator for four to five weeks” beyond

their packaging date. But color, flavor and texture don’t always remain consistent

for the duration.

Randomly selecting a carton of eggs at a store, I check the “sell by” date and plant

number where the eggs were packaged. It takes a while to track down the location,

thanks to some dead website links, but the Plantbook Query Page for the USDA’s Agricultural

Marketing Service’s Livestock and Poultry Program yields information: the eggs

were packaged in Kalona, Iowa. I venture to five local stores to research where more

randomly chosen egg cartons from several brands were packaged; four out of 10 were

packaged in California (in Colton, Denair, Turlock and Wasco). The others bear plant

numbers from packaging centers in Tonopah, Arizona; Berryville, Arkansas; Kalona and

Harris, Iowa; Chase, Kansas; and Elizabeth, New Jersey.

There are 2,435 miles separating Elizabeth from Los Angeles, and 1,812 miles

between LA and Kalona. Calculating the fuel used to transport them in a refrigerated

truck from muggy New Jersey or muggy, buggy Iowa to temperate Pasadena, and how

that shapes their carbon footprint and cost — and freshness — is for another story on

another day. It’s presently enough to note that, according to the American Egg Board, US

egg production totaled 8.56 billion during February, and California is the nation’s sixthlargest

egg-producing state (after Michigan, ahead of Minnesota). So why ship eggs here

from the East Coast, the South, and the Midwest? What long-term benefit can Golden

State consumers derive that outweighs environmental costs and frequent nutritional

compromises caused by antibiotic-boosted feed? Sure, all egg handlers must register

with the California Department of Food and Agriculture. But.

My paternal grandfather was an accountant whose clientele in southeastern Pennsylvania

included some small farmers. A few traded goods for services when times were

tough, and as a child I was delighted when he’d bear an armload of fragrant berries,

peppers, regally purple eggplant, and fresh eggs to the dining table. That helped root my

belief in the value of fresh food, and knowing where it was grown.

Sustainable Goals

Amelia McDonald, a self-described “recovering lawyer,” runs McDonald’s Urban

Farm, a two-acre operation hugging a hillside at the top of Altadena. It’s an active participant

in what local author Elisa Callow described in “The Urban Forager” as Altadena’s

“emerging small-farms community.”

Passing through the farm’s green gates, a cheery barnyard chorus gradually swells

as McDonald leads the way past fenced gardens of greens, onions, nasturtiums, squash,

and test plantings. She jokes about how she and her daughter mulch weeds with goat

poop, while pointing out pens and coops her husband built. “We use no chemicals, no

pesticides,” she says. “We do everything we can to be as sustainable as possible. We don’t

have a compost pile because the chickens eat everything.” She says the farm is home to

“50 to 99 poultry at any given time” (99 is their limit) and 14 playful dwarf Nigerian goats

Brown Leghorn chicken at McDonald’s Urban Farm.

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Rainbow eggs from special breeding program at McDonald’s

Urban Farm. Per Amelia McDonald, dark brown eggs are from

Black Copper Marans hens, blue eggs are from Easter Egger

hens, and the green are what they breed for, laid by “Olive

Egger” hens.

Year-old laying hens looking on as Amelia McDonald scoops up

handful of feed at McDonald’s Urban Farm.

(including seven born in April who waste no time demonstrating

their cuteness).

Now, when “everything’s blooming,” their chickens dine

on “greens, grass, bugs” daily; in winter, they eat mostly

grain. “We get about 50 or 60 eggs a day. I choose chickens for

egg productivity as well as how they look,” she says, opening

a pen door. “Some of these are special breeders. … We give

our chickens names, the ones that are not getting eaten.”

McDonald says they are permitted for selling poultry meat,

but they were unable to purchase Red Ranger chickens or

turkeys this year because of the quarantine.

(A February outbreak of Virulent Newcastle Disease,

which is fatal for birds but has no or very little effect on

humans, prompted state officials to declare a poultry quarantine

in LA, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. More

than a million birds have been euthanized, most of them

from commercial operations.)

McDonald introduces me to her “big layers,” including

a flock of handsome Speckled Sussex chickens (“Prince

Harry” and “Meghan Markle 1 through 10”), a Cinnamon

Queen named Freddie Mercury, a Silkie called Liza Minnelli,

and a kooky-looking Frizzle chicken. A Black Copper Marans

rooster crows suddenly, as if on cue. I notice wrinkled

patches of white skin angled below one hen’s eyes; they’re

earlobes, and suggest what color her eggs will be.

Down a hay-strewn path, in the next pen, McDonald

calmly retrieves eggs from a basket: beige, brown, cream,

blue- and olive-tinged. Their rustic palette of colors is reminiscent

of an Andrew Wyeth painting. A black-eared white

rabbit nibbles near the feeder; in the opposite corner, two

red-combed brown hens take dust baths.

“We have never had mites, although it’s OK if someone

did; it happens with backyard chickens. But they take a dust

bath and it keeps them healthy,” she explains. “This is the

problem with conventional egg farms. They’re in cages, they

have no access to dirt, and of course they’re going to get

mites; of course they’re going to get sick; then you have to

give them antibiotics, and then the food that’s coming out of

them is not OK.”

Therein lies a hidden cost of “cheap” food we consume

without due consideration of its provenance.

She plunges her scooped hands into a metal pail of

organic, whole-grain, non-GMO chicken food from nearby

Fable Farm & Feed as birds look on intently. “We could eat

this — this is peas, lentils, seeds, wheat,” she says. “This is

the most important thing to me.

“These guys go through 150 pounds of feed a week. It is

the end of June, and I am just about to break even on eggs to

feed. Not including straw, not including new nesting boxes,

not including time, water, labor, feeders.”

What Is Local?

To help support the farm, McDonald teaches classes

(including a cooking class Aug. 17, and a goat class in the fall;

info will be available at mcdonaldsurbanfarm.org). “That’s

a way we connect with our community and say, ‘You don’t

have to be on two acres; you can have six chickens in your

backyard. You can do this.’” She will also participate (as will

Callow) in “Women in Food,” an event moderated by Armory

Center for the Arts Executive Director Leslie Ito at Pasadena

Central Library on Sept. 26.

McDonald says she’s a “mostly self-taught” farmer,

although her “recovering hippie” parents grew produce while

she was growing up in Eagle Rock in the ’70s. She and her

husband bought this property in 2012 and started the farm

in 2015. For two-and-a-half years, until January, she hauled

eggs, fruits and vegetables one mile to the Altadena Farmers

Market in a golf cart (“a zero fossil fuel trip”).

Now she makes Wednesday and Saturday deliveries to

private clients in her car; at Mother Moo Creamery in Sierra

Madre, cartons are stamped with the Julian date on which

the eggs were laid. (Per the USDA, Julian dates are codes

“starting with January 1 as 001 and ending with December

31 as 365.”) Saturday customers receive eggs “laid since

Wednesday,” she says; Wednesday customers take delivery

of eggs “laid since Saturday.” She often hashtags posts to

the farm’s Instagram account “#doyouknowwhereyourfoodcomesfrom”

and “#knowyourfarmer.”

For a while last year I bought eggs at a Pasadena farmers

market — two dozen, sandwiched between rubberbanded

eggshell flats, open at the sides. The first time, I asked if they

were from a local farm. “Yes.” Where? “Ontario.” Thirty-five

miles away. I ask McDonald to define “local.”

“You have to look at everything you’re bringing into your

food system as a whole and balance it out. Maybe you can’t get

super local meat, but you can get eggs within your town, or

five miles away. Let’s say you live somewhere where you can’t

get the eggs so you’ve gotta go 10 miles; maybe that’s OK if

you’re butchering your own chickens. Local is five feet for me,

for the majority of our food, but that can’t be for everyone.”

She mentions the 100-mile diet. The idea was popularized

by “The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating,”

Canadian authors’ Alisa Smith & J.B. MacKinnon’s 2007

chronicle of eating only foods produced within 100 miles

of their apartment.

“The 100-mile diet is a sustainable goal for people in the

United States, given our broken system,” McDonald says.

“Some people consider that local, even hyperlocal.”

Closeness and Community

In Pasadena, the industrious Dervaes family’s Urban

Homestead is an enterprising community hub. They sell

produce, honey and eggs raised in the 1/10-acre-sized garden

surrounding the early 20th-century Craftsman-style house

they’ve occupied since 1985. They host classes (beekeeping,

bread baking, preserve making) and occasional acoustic

concerts and tours. Proceeds support the Homestead.

Foothill communities are home to many backyard

farmers. In Sierra Madre, I pass two teenage girls selling

fresh lemonade from a corner stand on my way to visit a

woman who’s been raising hens in her backyard for decades.

As a stay-at-home mom who was organic enough to

make her own baby food, she originally wanted chicken

fertilizer for her organic garden and “to be close to the

earth.” Now, instead of 17 to 20 hens she keeps only two

Barred Rocks, one Buff Orpington, and a rescued Rhode

Island Red. They live in a tidy fenced enclosure alongside

the garden, tucked nightly into their coop before dark to

safeguard against bobcats, coyotes and raccoons. They

provide fresh eggs — and company.

“I’m a caregiver. I need to take care of something. They’re

my girls. … They’re daily work and you can’t ignore them.

The grandkids love them.

“I probably have $2 eggs,” she says, laughing. “I buy and

feed them only organic food, because it’s going to me and

my kids and grandkids. There’s no waste, ever. Instead of

composting, I give everything to the chickens except potato

peels; they can’t have anything from the nightshade family

unless it’s cooked.”

She sends me off with four eggs collected the day before

from her “girls.” I watch as she bundles them from her

kitchen counter into a half-carton adorned with a handcolored

chicken print, then drops in plump, red and orange

grape tomatoes from her garden. Back home, I pop one in my

mouth and it bursts with juice, sweet and tasting like summer;

in that moment, I time travel back to childhood in South

Jersey when I would “help” my grandmother select beefsteak

tomatoes at her favorite farm stands.

The eggs are pale tan, almost the color of desert

sand. Gently, I roll one around in my hand, and retrieve a

jumbo-sized Trader Joe’s egg from my fridge for informal

comparison. The TJ’s egg is nutty brown, about 20 percent

larger, and smooth. Store-bought eggs are washed to

remove any surface film; fresh farm eggs are not sticky,

but their shells are more tactile. I can’t readily discern

anything on the tan egg by eyeballing it, but as I run it

carefully under cold water I feel its skin-like covering dissolve

between my fingers.

I crack two of those tan eggs into an oiled iron skillet on

my stovetop. The whites pool thick and close — they aren’t

at all runny — and the brilliant orange yolks plop firm and

round in the center, with a Jello-like bounce. I sprinkle them

with ground pepper, think of a neighbor’s aptly nicknamed

fried egg poppies, and flip the eggs with a smile.

They taste delicious.

LINKS & RESOURCES:

American Egg Board: aeb.org

California Dept. of Food and Agriculture: cdfa.ca.gov

California Poultry Federation: cpif.org

Elisa Callow: theurbanforager.co

The Cornucopia Institute: cornucopia.org

EPA: epa.gov

McDonald’s Urban Farm: mcdonaldsurbanfarm.org

Fable Urban Farm & Feed Supply: fablealtadena.com

Urban Homestead: urbanhomestead.org

USDA: usda.gov

#knowwhereyourfoodcomesfrom

#knowyourfarmer

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directory

Pasadena Weekly’s Dining Directory is a paid advertisement

and is provided as a service to our readers.

To advertise in the Dining Directory, call (626) 584-1500.

Kabuki Japanese

Restaurant

88 W. Colorado Blvd.,

Pasadena

(626) 568-9310

3539 E. Foothill Blvd.,

Pasadena

626) 351-8963

kabukirestaurants.com

Major Cards/

Alcohol Served

Average price per entree

$ up to $10

$$ $11–15

$$$ $16-25

$$$$ $25+

BONNIE B’S SMOKIN BBQ

1280 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena,

(626) 794-0132 bonniebssmokin.com $$

From Tulsa Oklahoma to Southern Cal. with a touch

of New Orleans soul comes Bonnie B’s Bar B Que

Heaven. Our 45-year-old traditional recipes are made

with love. Try our new sweet pea’s double Fried

burger made with our own sauces, soul bowl and

homemade peach cobbler. Voted best BBQ & Soul

food in Pasadena for our ribs, collard greens and

Slim's Mac & Cheese. We are thankful and appreciate

Pasadena.

More Than

a Meal

WITH SAKE SANGRIA AND SWEET

PRICE-TO-PORTION RATIOS, DINERS

MAKE A HABIT OF VISITING KABUKI

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

BY EVELYN GARCIA

PHOTOS BY DANNY LIAO

We are officially in full summer swing and gallivanting around

Pasadena is the thing to do. While trying new restaurants is

literally my job, there are few things that I love more than visiting

places that are tried and true favorites, whether or not I’ve already been

there. Perhaps I trust reviews and recognition of restaurants in the city

too much, but if our readers have nothing but good things to say, I can

almost guarantee that I’ll love it. It seems as though Kabuki Japanese

Restaurant is one of those longtime favorites that never disappoints,

so I knew it was time for another visit. After a day of walking around

Old Pasadena, a friend and I worked up an appetite and swung by the

restaurant’s Colorado Boulevard location at around 2:30 — just in time

to catch some of their amazing lunch specials.

It wasn’t too crowded for a Saturday afternoon, so we were seated

at a booth right away. I scoured through the menu and was so hungry;

it was almost too much of a challenge to narrow down what it was I

wanted to try. We overheard a waiter explain the lunch specials to the

couple next to us with such enthusiasm that I knew that would be my best

CAMERON’S SEAFOOD

1978 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 793-3474 Camerons4fish.com $$

Since 1984, Cameron’s Seafood has been serving

its freshest seafood, and has become a landmark

in Pasadena. Cameron’s brings the ocean home

with their fresh catch being cooked over mesquite

wood grills that burn all day long.Enjoy the very best

Seafood, Steaks, Salad & Pasta! Voted Best Seafood

in Pasadena Weekly for 27 years! Now you can order

on-line: camerons4fish.com.

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$ up to $10 $$$ $16-25

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EL PORTAL

695 E. Green St., Pasadena

(626)795-8553

Elportalrestaurant.com $$

Pasadena Weekly readers have been

rewarding El Portal with the title of Best

Mexican Food in the city for years. This

charming little hacienda with brick walls,

festive colors, fine art and a California

elegant courtyard brings the authentic

cuisine of Mexico and the Yucatan region

to your table.

MARGARITA’S

155 S. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 449-4193 margaritaspasadena.com $$

At Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, our family

has been sharing our authentic Mexican dishes

with the wonderful people of Pasadena since

1977. Guests enter our warm, inviting space and

leave as family -- with plenty of burritos, tortas,

tostadas, fajitas, and more to be had in between!

Our dishes incorporate and pay homage to

the rich flavors of bustling mercados, corner

taquerias, and seaside palapas. So visit us, eat

to your heart's content at our mouthwatering

lunch buffet, sip on a refreshing margarita, and

feel at home.

HILL STREET CAFÉ

1004 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge

818-952-1019 hillstreetcafelacanada.com $$

Hill Street Café is celebrating over 25 years of

serving the community quality meals made of

quality ingridients. we want to thank all of you

who stuck with us during the remodeling process

and we want to welcome back everyone else. in

our recent remodel, we have added an outdoor

patio, a bar and more dining area, we have created

a relaxed ambience with a touch of modern but

still retaining our extensive menu, our friendly

service and most important a family atmosphere.

KABUKI JAPANESE RESTAURANTS

88 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena,

(626) 568-9310

3539 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena,

(626) 351-8963 kabukirestaurants.com $$

When you walk into a Kabuki you won’t be overwhelmed

with Asian decor and music. What you will

encounter is a casual atmosphere with today’s hottest

music playing, people smiling and our friendly staff

welcoming you through the doors. Look for the Red

Mask. Come eat, drink and have fun!

TOPS WALNUT

1792 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

(626) 584-0244 topsburger.com $

At TOPS on Walnut & Allen, we maintain the original

taste from 60 years ago. My father wanted to create

food as close to homemade as possible. Our primary

goal and focus is on taste, quality, freshness, cleanliness

in our service and experienced staff. Most of

our staff have been with us for more than twenty

years. We invite you to come to TOPS on the corner

of Walnut & Allen and taste the difference! Meet our

staff and experience what quality service should be.

The same quality service that has made us #1.

SHANDONG DUMPLINGS

80 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena

626-578-9777

227 W. Valley Blvd, 168 A, San Gabriel

626-308-3777 $

Shandong Dumplings is your Reader Recommended

Winner for BEST DUMPLINGS in the

2018 Reader’s Poll! We have been a cornerstone

in the greater Pasadena community and are well

known for our outstanding cuisine, excellent

service and friendly staff. Recognized for our

modern interpretation of classic dishes and

insistence on using only the highest quality,

freshest ingredients. Open for Lunch and Dinner

daily and until 2am Wed-Sat.

TOM'S FAMOUS FAMILY

RESTAURANT

1130 E. Walnut St. Pasadena

626-577-7717 tomsfamous.com $

Please come and enjoy homemade breakfast

lunch and dinner all made from scratch and

FRESH. Nothing is ever served or made from a

can. We pride ourselves as being the cleanest

store with the best quality food and BEST

service in town. Thank you PASADENA!!!!!

ZELO GOURMET PIZZAS

328 E. Foothill Blvd.Arcadia

626-358-8298 myzelopizza.info $$

It’s the cornmeal crust that makes this pizzeria stand

out from the rest. This locally owned establishment’s

signature dish is the fresh, corn, balsamic-marinated,

oven-roasted red onion pie. Zelo Pizzeria has expanded

the dining room to better serve you, so come

in and give Zelo Pizzeria a try.

MORE THAN A MEAL

couple next to us with such enthusiasm that I

knew that would be my best bet, not to mention

the price-per-portion ratio was amazing.

It was easy to go with the Ninja Deluxe

($12.95), which comes with chicken teriyaki,

shrimp and vegetable tempura, and three pieces

of a California Roll with miso soup, a side salad

and rice. My friend and I shared the entirety of

the meal. Miso and the side salad came out first,

and both were delicious. The miso broth was one

of the more flavorful soups I’ve had, and I got

through the entire bowl of salad.

Next came the remainder of the aptly named

Ninja Deluxe. The tempura was delicious

(although you can’t really go wrong with tempura),

and the chicken serving was a good-sized portion

alongside the rest of the meal. I don’t do sushi

often, so this was the perfect combination for

someone like me.

My friend ordered the sushi moriawase, which

was the ideal combination to get a roundup of

the assorted sashimi that Kabuki serves. It came

with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, shrimp, albacore

and a California roll of six pieces, as well as a

choice between miso soup or salad. He went with

the salad. He wasn’t keen on the California Roll

so he requested to substitute to a Philadelphia

Roll for an extra dollar, and our waitress agreed.

The entire meal came to only $14.95 without

substitution and is a must-try during lunch hour.

In addition to our combination plates, I ordered

the California Tempura Roll ($8.95), which is a

fried California roll served with eel sauce. It was

clear that we both liked anything of the fried,

tempura variety, and this fit the bill perfectly.

Between the two combination plates that

we shared with one another, and the additional

specialty roll, we could not ask for more in terms

of variety, amazing pricing, as well as an overall

great experience. The fish and shrimp looked and

tasted amazingly clean, the chicken was flavorful

and tender, and all of our sides were outstanding

on their own — not just fillers as is the case at

many of the restaurants that I’ve frequented.

We did request a drink menu but our waitress

didn’t make her way back to take our orders.

Luckily, we found ourselves too full to add more

anyway. It would be best to save that for their

great menu for happy hour, which is between 3

and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Small sides ring in at $4.95, $5.95, and $6.95

and include fried gyoza dumplings, sesame

chicken, and calamari rings, just to name a few

of the offerings. They have a short list of some

of their best classic rolls for $3.50 and $4.50, and

specialty rolls for $7.50 and $8.50. Happy hour

drinks include two different cocktail options:

the Tokyo Mojito ($8.50) or the Sake Sangria, my

personal favorite for $7.50, and sake, wine, and

beer.

Stop by during the day or during the late

evening hours and enjoy a good meal and drink.

It’s no wonder Kabuki is such a favorite of

Pasadena Weekly readers.

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By Carl Kozlowski

JOYOUS JEWELRY

Pasadena Bead & Design show held at Hilton Pasadena

Friday through Sunday

Since 1992, Bead & Design shows have promoted a wide

diversity of exhibitors, with 2,500 artisans and tradespeople having

traveled from 50 countries to come together and exhibit their

work. This weekend, the latest Pasadena Bead & Design show will

be held at the Hilton Pasadena, located at 168 S. Los Robles Ave.,

Pasadena, bringing together hundreds of exhibitors with a broad

array of intriguing talks for jewelry aficionados.

Running from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, the event features such

workshops as “Jingle, Jangle, Bangles!” in which instructor Despina

“Espie” Buoncristiani discusses her lifelong love of taking apart

old necklaces and creating new pieces from them. Some hand tool

experience is helpful but not required, with the workshop taking place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at a

cost of $140.

Another prime talk is “Let’s Face It! Copper Electoformed Pendant,” in which instructor Terry Henry

will teach all skill levels how to create their own piece of wearable art by using the process of copper

electroforming to turn porcelain cabochons into pendants. The cost is $135 plus a $75 to $95 materials

fee.

The cost for the show is $8 online or $10 at the door. Visit BeadandDesign.com.

CLEARING THE AIR

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva hosts Altadena town hall

Aug. 1

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will host a town hall

meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Altadena Community Center, 730

E. Altadena Dr., Altadena. The free and public event will provide an

opportunity for people to have their voices heard.

Villanueva defeated ex-Sheriff Jim McDonnell in November,

and becoming the first candidate to oust an incumbent sheriff in

more than a century. During his campaign, Villanueva vowed to

kick federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents

out of LA County jails.

Villanueva retired from the department in February 2018

after more than 30 years on the job. He last worked as a watch

commander at the sheriff’s Pico Rivera station, overseeing station deputies. He has never held a command

position inside the department.

McDonnell, the former chief of Long Beach police and a 29-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police

Department, was elected in a landslide in 2014, pledging reform in the wake of a jail abuse and corruption

scandal that led to the conviction of dozens of deputies and some of the top brass, including former Sheriff

Lee Baca and former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka.

LOCAL HEROINES

Pasadena Announces Racial Justice Award Recipients for

17th Annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast

The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley will host the 17th

Annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast: #LiftingAsWeClimb

from 8 to 10 a.m. on Oct. 28. The event will be held at the

Pasadena Hilton Hotel, located at 168 S. Los Robles Avenue in

Pasadena, and will highlight leaders who uplift women of color.

The YWCA Pasadena will present the 2019 Racial Justice

Awards to All Saints Church for centering its ministries on peace

and justice, and to Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, director of the Pasadena

Public Health Department. All Saints Church will be presented

with the Racial Justice Award for a Nonprofit Organization, while

Dr. Goh will also be presented the Racial Justice Award for an

Individual for her tireless championing of health care access for women of color in Pasadena.

Individual tickets for the event are $100, with sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, visit the YWCA Pasadena website at ywca-pasadena.org, email cmartinez@

ywca-pasadena.org, or call (626) 296-8433. n

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•ADVICE•

BY PATTI CARMALT-VENER

EMOTIONAL

SERVICE

STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THE POSITIVE

EFFECTS OF CONTACT WITH ANIMALS

Dear Patti,

My dad is 76 and hasn’t been doing well ever since we lost my mom four years ago.

He’s been depressed and isolating himself from friends and family. My sisters and

I have been very worried and decided to get dad a dog. We found a wonderful rescue

dog that my father named Champ. Ever since, little Champ has been the only thing

that has lifted my father’s spirits. Unfortunately, Dad now gets anxious if he has to go

anywhere without Champ.

Dad’s neighbor told him that he could a get a certificate online to make Champ a

therapy dog, and then he would be able to take Champ everywhere. My older sister

believes that the online certificate is a scam and that in order to be legitimate Champ

would have to become a service dog. My father insists that’s not true.

I’m confused about what’s legal or not. Champ has been very good for my dad, and I

don’t see anything wrong with taking him places if it helps dad feel better.

— Diana

Dear Diana,

Many studies have shown the positive effects of contact with animals, such as improved

energy levels, alleviation of anxiety, and a generalized positive effect on a person’s

emotional wellbeing. Both Florence Nightingale and Sigmund Freud wrote about the

emotional benefits that they observed pets had on their patients. Freud observed that the

presence of his dog Jofi’ encouraged his patients struggling to open up emotionally. In my

own practice, I often take my rescue dog Daisy with me and have clearly seen how her

presence helps put patients at ease.

While you’ve seen the positive effects that Champ has on your father’s mental state, it’s

important to understand the difference between service animals and emotional support

animals.

A service dog is individually trained to perform tasks for someone with a physical,

sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. In order to qualify for a service

animal, a person must be disabled in a way that substantially limits them in at least one

major life function, such as caring for oneself, walking, seeing, or hearing. More minor

impairments do not qualify. Service animals are trained to work with their handler’s

disability and must know how to perform tasks on command. Common types of service

animals include guide dogs for visual impairments, hearing or signal dogs for hearing impairments,

and psychiatric service dogs that are trained to detect and alleviate psychiatric

episodes. Providing companionship or protection are not considered appropriate service

animal duties.

In your dad’s case, it doesn’t sound like he would meet the disability requirements for

a service dog. Instead, it might be a good idea for him to get evaluated for an emotional

support animal.

An emotional support animal (ESA) provides therapeutic benefits, such as comfort and

emotional support, to a person suffering from a medically diagnosed mental, emotional,

or other qualifying disability. Support animals provide companionship and relieve stress,

loneliness, depression, anxiety, or phobias. However, they do not receive specialized training

to perform tasks that assist people with disabilities. While service animals must be

ready to perform specific tasks on cue, an ESA’s job is solely to provide emotional comfort.

To qualify for an ESA, a person must be diagnosed with a qualifying disability by a

licensed mental health professional. There are 40 disabilities that can qualify, including

anxiety, depression, insomnia, and schizophrenia. The mental health professional must

provide their patient with an ESA letter, stating that an ESA will directly benefit their patient

in regard to one or more symptoms of his/her disability. The patient should carry the

letter at all times when out in public with their ESA.

It is not possible to receive a valid ESA letter without speaking to a licensed mental

health professional, preferably in person. There are many scam websites that will claim to

evaluate a person’s need for an ESA online and provide an ESA letter or certification, but

these are fraudulent. Any website that claims that to determine a person’s need for an ESA,

without the person speaking to a licensed mental health professional, is unlawful.

Although no training is legally required for ESAs, it would be preferable for Champ to

receive basic obedience and conditioning training. Champ would be expected to be under

your father’s control at all times and perform his therapeutic duties in a non-disruptive

manner. Unlike service animals, ESAs do not have public access rights to private businesses

or restaurants. However, many businesses choose to allow ESAs, although they may ask

to see an ESA letter as a condition of permitting entrance. n

Patti Carmalt-Vener, a faculty member with the Southern California Society for Intensive Short

Term Psychotherapy, has been a psychotherapist in private practice for 23 years and has an

office in Pasadena. Contact her at (626) 584-8582 or email pcarmalt@aol.com. Visit her website,

patticarmalt-vener.com.

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starting at 6:30

p.m. Friday at

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Arts, Eagle Rock,

2225 Colorado

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Free. Call (323) 561-3044 or visit cfaer.org.

ACTION FLICK

The Old Pasadena

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ALTADENA SOUL

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BRAGGING RIGHTS

T. Boyle’s

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presents Action

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at 8 p.m.

Sundays and

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Call (626) 578-

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VALLI GUY

JOHN LLOYD YOUNG TURNS HIS TONY-WINNING

STARRING ROLE AS FRANKIE VALLI IN

‘JERSEY BOYS’ INTO A CLASSIC POP

EXTRAVAGANZA SUNDAY AT THE ROSE

BY CARL KOZLOWSKI

No actor in the history of Broadway has managed to make as big an

impact with one role as John Lloyd Young did with his star turn as

1960s singing superstar Frankie Valli in the instant smash musical a

“Jersey Boys.” In 2006, at just 31 years old, he became the only actor to date

to have received Lead Actor in a Musical Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics

Circle and Theatre World awards for a Broadway debut.

He went on to reach double platinum status with the play’s cast album,

as it attained the rare feat of selling over two million copies, and then went

on to another milestone when director Clint Eastwood picked him to play

Valli in the 2014 movie version of the play. Yet Young has been eager to

introduce himself to his “Jersey” fans and other music lovers, and will do

so locally with a Sunday night concert at The Rose in Pasadena.

“Right now, not promoting an album so much as singing from an album

of retro hits I made and also ‘Jersey Boys,’ a ‘get to know me’ tour outside

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John Lloyd Young in Jersey Boys

of playing Frankie Valli, which is how most

know me,” says Young. “We do a string of

dates everywhere, just did San Francisco, and

have several East Coast dates next month. I

do a good amount of Frankie Valli songs, but

also other classics from that era, like ‘Hold

Me Thrill Me Kiss Me’ by Mel Carter, ‘Lady

Willpower,’ ‘Unchained Melody.’ It’s a night of

‘Jersey Boys’ songs, early rock, R&B and doo

wop.”

Young landed the coveted role of Valli after

establishing himself in off-Broadway theater

in New York City for several years. The play

had originated at the La Jolla Playhouse before

heading to Broadway and he had lost out to

another actor on that early version, but he

“seized the role and was ready for it” when the

producers recast it for the Great White Way a

year later.

He immediately headed to Vegas to see

Valli in action after landing the role, but didn’t

choose to meet the legendary singer. Instead,

he “took notes on a napkin” while observing

his performance and then set about getting to

know Bob Gaudio, who was a fellow member

of the Four Seasons and thus one of the

real-life “Jersey Boys,” in addition to being the

vocal group’s songwriter.

“I really needed to fly to Vegas because

YouTube had just debuted so I had no video

footage to study his face and physicality,”

recalls Young. “I studied Frankie’s recordings

because I had to get close vocally, but I had

a lunch with Bob since I felt someone’s best

friend would get you closer to the truth than

the person themselves.

“The biggest takeaway was he was deeply

influential in doing the show on Broadway,

London and the movie with Eastwood,” Young

continues. “Basically he told me that before I

even set into a script or rehearsal room, that

Frankie Valli is a little man with a big heart

and I think that comes through now in the

singing. Now I’m not singing as Frankie but

I’m singing as myself, I’m a little man, I do

have a big heart, and I put a lot of that into my

singing.”

Young played on Broadway for the first two

years of its 11-year run, and also played six

weeks on London’s storied West End before returning

to the Broadway production for a few

months in 2013. He knew that Valli was “one

of those once in a lifetime roles, like F. Murray

Abraham had in ‘Amadeus,’ Dustin Hoffman

in ‘Tootsie,’ or Ben Kingsley in ‘Gandhi,’” and

loved “the really cool and huge opportunity to

play a beloved singer in a movie that could last

generations like ‘La Bamba’ or ‘The Doors.’”

“It was very different winning the role for

Clint, because I had made such an impression

in the original,” says Young. “It was years

later when Clint was attached to the movie so

I was grateful to be remembered and at least

audition for the movie. But what did it was I

was back on the show when he was putting it

together and he went to see me on Broadway

at my absolute best, and as a result I didn’t

even have to audition for him. My performance

onstage was my audition.”

There have been other amazing experiences

along the way, as he performed

with his original Broadway cast mates at

appearances before Congress and at the

White House as well. In fact, he made such

a strong impression on President Barack

Obama, who had the cast perform at a state

dinner for the Japanese prime minister since

it was the PM’s favorite movie, that he was

appointed to the President’s Committee on

the Arts and Humanities.

Young resigned from the commission

in August 2017 in protest against what he

deemed President Donald Trump’s “hateful

rhetoric.” He recently moved to Pasadena,

making this hometown show easy on his

schedule.

“I’m a New Yorker born and bred, so for me

to be able to go to Old Pasadena and have any

cuisine the world has to offer at so many of

those restaurants, IPic movie theater, and the

South Pasadena farmer’s market is a real joy,”

says Young. “I joined Michael Feinstein for the

season finale at the Arboretum last year, an

easy car ride from my house. I’m a Buddhist, I

speak Mandarin and there’s a lot of Mandarin

in San Marino, so I feel really at home.” n

John Lloyd Young performs at 9 p.m. Sunday at The Rose,

245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Tickets are $28 to $58. Call

(888) 645-5006 or visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com.

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•INTO THE NIGHT•

BY BLISS BOWEN

TRAX BY BLISS

ANGIE MCMAHON, Salt (Dualtone):

HHHH

The Australian singer-songwriter is self-assured

enough not to crowd her smoky alto with

anything but her electric guitar and spare drum

fills for opening track “Play the Game.” That sets

expectations for brooding atmosphere, which are

then upended when drums turn stormy during the

wary “Soon,” but surprise is built into this 11-track

set. McMahon has a knack for composing strong,

melodic pop songs that capture the duality of desire

and defeatism with concise honesty, conveyed

in shimmering tones. Highlights: the ingratiating

“Slow Mover,” “Pasta” (“How am I simultaneously

on top of someone’s pedestal/ And also underneath

someone else’s shoe/ Oh, isn’t it a shame about

the view”). RIYL Laura Jean Anderson, Phoebe

Bridgers. angiemcmahon.com

Sweet Like Sugar,

Hot Like Fire

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Ibibio Sound Machine frontwoman

Eno Williams sings

more in English than on

previous recordings during

“Doko Mien,” the album the UK

octet released here in March, but

that did not signal a shift away

from the Nigerian folk tales or

West African highlife rhythms

from which the first-generation

Londoner has drawn inspiration

since ISM’s self-titled 2014

debut. It’s just another element in

the collective’s expanding sonic

palette, which they’re bringing to

Moroccan Lounge in Downtown

LA Tuesday night.

“Nyak Mien” feels like a

party-time shout across cultures,

with ululating, reverb-processed

calls that promptly give way to

horn blasts, synths, and Ghanian

guitarist Alfred Bannerman’s

cheery highlife guitar lines.

Prince would doubtless have

approved of dance floor magnets

like “Wanna Come Down,” “Basquiat”

and disco-fied title track

“Tell Me (Doko Mien).” ISM’s

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hip-twitching combination of

squiggly synths, elastic grooves,

marching drumbeats, electronic

bleeps, Afrobeat horns and Bannerman’s

funky leads instantly

brings the Purple One to mind,

while Williams’ smoky warmth

is occasionally reminiscent of

Caron Wheeler during Soul II

Soul’s late-’80s heyday, especially

during “Kuka” or when Williams

invokes the hypnotic title phrase

of “I Know That You’re Thinking

About Me” or turns inward for

“Quiet” (from ISM’s captivating

2017 album “Uyai”). The swaying,

bilingual “Guess We Found

a Way” at album’s end comes

across like a declaration of

universal soul: “Guess we found

a way to speak to you/ Guess we

found a way to say what’s true/

To say what’s real.”

ISM’s one of the more exciting

bands to storm the global stage

over the past decade, threading

together intercontinental

rhythms and stories of citizens of

the world. Williams is the undeniable

musical centerpoint of their

polyrhythmic fusion. Onstage,

she’s a commanding presence,

fronting the colorfully garbed

ensemble like the most joyful

of no-nonsense divas, dancing

and smiling wide while singing

with enough fervent emotion that

words sometimes feel superfluous.

That said, unless you speak

Ibibio it won’t be obvious that

the indignant “Give Me a Reason”

(from “Uyai”) protests Boko

Haram’s notorious kidnapping

of 276 schoolgirls. There’s no

mistaking her demands or message

during the Donna-Summerwould-be-proud

anthem “She

Work Very Hard” or the terrifically

funky “I Need You to Be Sweet

Like Sugar (Nnge Nte Suka).”

Don’t be surprised if Angelenos

sing along on Tuesday. n

Ibibio Sound Machine at Moroccan

Lounge, 901 E. First St., downtown LA,

at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30; $20. All-ages

show. Info: (213) 395-0610. ibibiosoundmachine.com,

themoroccan.com

DELBERT MCCLINTON AND SELF-MADE

MEN + DANA, Tall, Dark, & Handsome

(Hot Shot): HHH½

Backed by the Self-Made Men from 2017’s “Prick

of the Litter” plus saxophonist Dana Robbins, the

Texas roadhouse king sounds like he’s having more

fun than he’s known in years, energized by jazz and

swing elements spicing his trademark blues-soulrock

mix. Grittily expressive, he dips into standardstyle

balladry (“Any Other Way”) and darker twists

(“Temporarily Insane”), while his sly humor zings

through “If I Hock My Guitar” and “No Chicken on

the Bone,” the latter a sprightly showcase for pianist

Kevin McKendree and violinist Stuart Duncan.

delbert.com

ZAC HARMON, Mississippi BarBQ (Catfood):

HH½

Teaming with Stevie Ray Vaughan producer Jim

Gaines, the Mississippi native delivers meaty guitar

riffs, sensuous grooves, and feel-good paeans to

simple joys like companionship and, yes, barbecue.

Sonically it resembles 2012’s “Music is Medicine.”

Despite Harmon’s fretwork and smooth croon,

LA blues fans who’ve followed him since 2003’s

“Live at Babe & Ricky’s Inn” will likely prefer the

forthright funkiness of “Make a Dollar Out of Fifteen

Cents” to slick “Desperate Love.” At Central Avenue

Jazz Festival in LA Sunday, July 28. zacharmon.com

LASERS LASERS BIRMINGHAM, Warning

(LABEL): HHH½

Alex Owen describes his songs as “weird country

music,” which conjures images of beer-fueled

shuffles and honky-tonking romance, but there’s

more at work. Melodies and performances are

ear-catching, and with characters searching

for answers, balance, and connection, this

unpretentious set turns out to be a timely response

to an unsettling, uncertain world. Highlights:

“Wild Animals” (“When did acting dumb stop

being so much fun?”), “Lead Me On” with SieSie

Benhoff, “Emmylou,” and the eerie, steel- and

reverb-washed title track (“You are no Hemingway/

There’s no John Wayne, no matter what they say”).

laserslasersbirmingham.com

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•CALENDAR•

Farsighted Theater

A NOISE WITHIN PRESENTS INVISION FESTIVAL, STAGED READINGS

OF FUTURE PRODUCTIONS, FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

As one of the best repertory theaters in

the nation, A Noise Within has devoted

more than 25 years to presenting

elaborate and inventive productions of

classic plays ranging from the best of

Shakespeare to “Man of La Mancha”

and the farce “Noises Off.” This weekend,

they will be spotlighting several of

the plays they are considering for the

future by hosting staged readings of

several shows in the InVision festival

from Friday through Sunday.

ANW is teaming up with some of

the top ethnic theaters in the Los Angeles

area to ensure a spirit of diversity

and inclusion, following the initial

festival in 2016. The packed schedule

will begin with a happy hour at 6:30

p.m. Friday in the ANW lobby, followed

by two staged readings at 8 p.m.: Branden

Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate” by

ANW and Anton Chekhov’s “The Sinner

from Toledo” performed by the Latino

Theatre Company.

Saturday will feature “Eduardo

Machado’s “Broken Eggs” at 2 p.m.

and a second reading of “Appropriate”

at 5 p.m., with a special dinner

under the front lawn tent running from

5 p.m. and lasting long enough for

“Appropriate” attendees to enjoy the

meal. The evening will end with the fi rst

readings of Amiri Baraka’s “Dutchman”

and Douglas Turner Ward’s “Day of

Absence” performed by Lower Depth

BY CARL KOZLOWSKI

Theatre Ensemble in the Lawrence Hall

rehearsal room and Philip Dawkins’ “Le

Switch” by ANW at mainstage at 8 p.m.

Sunday will see ANW produce a

reading of Lauren Gunderson’s “The

Book of Will” at 2 p.m., while Lower

Depth Theatre Ensemble will perform

second readings of “Dutchman” and

“Day of Absence” at 5 p.m. before a

fi nal dinner under the front lawn tent

from 5:30 p.m. The fest closes out with

the East West Players of Frances Ya-

Chu Cowhig’s “Snow in Midsummer” at

7:30 p.m.

“The main thing is that a festival like

this creates a conversation,” says festival

co-organizer and ANW resident artist

Deborah Strang. “The last theme was

‘American Dream,’ so all the shows were

American plays and the discussions were

about the playwrights, the plays and how

they related to one another.

“This year’s is a vision of the world

where we all live together in all communities

— whatever race, gender or

age,” she adds. “All of them deal with

that sort of conversation. Everybody is

welcome to come, and the discussions

after the shows will have people of

different backgrounds sitting down and

speaking with one another. Our patrons

from the fi rst fest asked when are you

going to do this again? So we know the

anticipation for this is great.”

Another key fi gure in the fest is Kinan

Valdez, a 25-year ensemble member of El

Teatro Campesino who will be directing

the LTC’s production of “The Sinner from

Toledo.” The play asks the question: If

you were forced to choose between the

love of your life and absolution for your

sins, what would you do? Would you save

your soul or the soul of the one you love

the most?

“It’s essentially an adaptation by Oliver

Mayer of the Chekhov short story,

and it’s a little-known short story that

he thought would be excellent source

material and it has relevance in this day

and age,” says Valdez. “It takes place

in the time of the Spanish Inqusition,

which lasted quite a few centuries.

“It was a time when Spain had completely

managed to finish new conquests

and reclaimed national territories, then

forcibly removing Muslims and Jewish

populations and making them convert,”

continues Valdez. “In this day and age,

there’s this spread of reactionary impulses.

It’s a piece that refl ects that, and

that’s the power of theater.” ■

The InVision Festival takes place from 6:30

p.m. Friday through Sunday night at A Noise

Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena.

Admission to each reading is free, with the

dinners costing $25 per person. VIP passes

guaranteeing seating at all eight shows and the

two dinners are $150. Call (626) 356-3100 or

visit anoisewithin.org.

Thursday July 25 through Wednesday July

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THURSDAY

The Blue Guitar

Arroyo Seco Golf Course

1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena

blueguitar.club

The club presents the Riner Scivally Quartet

at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission,

$17 for table seating.

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge

(818) 949-4200

descansogardens.org

“Protea—The Magic and the Mystery,”

a new book of photography by former

Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil

Garcetti, father of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, is

on view from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Descanso’s

annual Music on the Main live jazz series

closes with Afro-Cuban violinist Dayren

Santamaria, performing high-energy Latin

and Cuban music from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Both

are included in Descanso admission of $9

general admission, $6 for students and

seniors, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for

those 4 and younger.

Music on the Green

The Alhambra

1000 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra

(626) 300-5000

thealhambra.net

Music on the Green features Elvis tribute

artist Danny Memphis from 11:30 a.m. to

1:30 p.m. Free.

Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 449-6840

nortonsimon.org

Thursday Summer Fun invites families to

view prints of trains, ships and airplanes

by William Crutchfield, in conjunction with

his current Norton Simon exhibition “Air

Land Sea,” then create their own fantastical

vehicle using new and recycled materials

from 1 to 3 p.m., included in Norton Simon

admission of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors,

free for students, those 18 and under and

members.

Pasadena Senior Center

85 E. Holly St., Pasadena

(626) 795-4331

pasadenaseniorcenter.org

Pacific Clinics representatives offer information

on the signs of depression at 10 a.m.

Ty Fance Off My Head Storytelling

Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena

(626) 639-8558

offmyhead.bpt.me

Author and storyteller Ty Fance delivers his

unique storytelling, along with storytellers

Mary Serradas, Lan Tran, Rich Tackenberg,

Amanda Pomeroy, Roy Cruz and Janae Williams

at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, available

on the website.

FRIDAY

A Noise Within

3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 356-3121

anoisewithin.org

A Noise Within presents its free, resident

artist play-reading festival inVision, in

partnership with Lower Depth Theatre

Ensemble, East West Players and Latino

Theater Company. It opens with happy hour

at 6:30 p.m., followed by staged readings

at 8 p.m. It continues with readings from

2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 7:30

p.m. Sunday. Visit the website for the full

schedule.

The Battery Books & Music

26 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

(626) 376-9913

facebook.com/thebatterybooksandmusic

Oakland-based art rock band Grex (grexsounds.com)

performs at 8 p.m. Cover is

$5.

Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock

2225 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock

(323) 561-3044

cfaer.org

“Lumpihahaha” is a comedy show featuring

Filipinx-Americans, many with immigrant

parents, following their passions to work in

creative fields, starting at 6:30 p.m. Featured

comedians are Kevin Camia, Ron Josol,

Jay Acquino, Sasha Sakha, Lila Hart, John

Yabes, music with Sugar Rum Tantrum and

magic by Dremagix. MC is Erik Escobar.

Free.

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic

Garden

301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia

(626) 821-3222

arboretum.org

Arboretum Summer Nights features live

music from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, and Aug. 9

and 18. Friday’s show features Flamenco

Souls. Admission is included in Arboretum

admission of $8 general public, $4 for kids 5

to 12, free for members and those younger

than 5.

Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 449-6840

nortonsimon.org

The fi lm “Things to Come” (2016) is the

story of a philosophy teacher with a seemingly

settled existence, but a bombshell

revelation that her husband of 25 years is

leaving her, and one of the pillars of her life

begins to crumble. It runs from 5:50 to 7:45

p.m., included in Norton Simon admission

of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, free for

students, those 18 and under and members.

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema

One Colorado

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena

oldpasadena.org/summercinema

Friday’s free film is “Ocean’s 8” (2018) at

8:30 p.m.

Pasadena Bead & Design Show

Hilton Pasadena

168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

beadanddesign.com

The show features independent artisans,

emerging and studio artists and craftspeople

offering traditional and contemporary

creations and handcrafts, including oneof-a-kind

design pieces with sustainable

materials. Guests may also learn handcraft

techniques in various workshops taught by

designers and artisans, creating jewelry,

art beads, metal designs, conceptual clay

pieces, wire work earrings and numerous

other articles. It runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $8 in

advance, $10 at the door.

SATURDAY

Eat|See|Hear Film Series

Pasadena City Hall Centennial Square

100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena

eatseehear.com

The film series presents “Home Alone” from

5 to 10:30 p.m. It includes food trucks,

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family activities and live music by Dylan Dunlap. Tickets

are $8 to $21.

Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 449-6840

nortonsimon.org

A guided tour visits works of Courbet from 1 to 2 p.m.,

included in Norton Simon admission of $15 for adults,

$12 for seniors, free for students, those 18 and under

and members.

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema

Central Park

141 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena

oldpasadena.org/summercinema

The free series’ closing weekend presents “Zootopia”

(2016) at 8:30 p.m.

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema

One Colorado

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena

oldpasadena.org/summercinema

The free series presents “Nacho Libre” (2006) at 8:30

p.m.

Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch

285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

(626) 744-4066

pasadenapubliclibrary.net

Peter J. Blodgett, Ph.D., the H. Russell Smith Foundation

curator of Western American history at the Huntington,

discusses “The Many Worlds of Huckleberry Finn,”

an illustrated discussion interweaving Mark Twain and

Tim De Roche’s novels and their respective river settings

into conversation together. It starts at 2 p.m.

Rotary Club of Altadena Summer Concert Series

Farnsworth Park

568 E. Mount Curve Ave., Altadena

(626) 798-6335

altadenarotary.com

The summer series features ReLoVe, playing reggae and

soul, starting at 7 p.m. Free.

SUNDAY

California Philharmonic Orchestra

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

(323) 850-2000

calphil.com

The orchestra performs the concert, “Space: A Giant

Leap,” featuring music from hit productions including

“Apollo 13,” “Star Wars” and “Star Trek,” plus “Mars

and Jupiter” by Gustav Holst and Mahler’s “Symphony

No. 1, Titan.” A pre-concert talk with Maestro Victor

Vener starts at 1 p.m. and the concert starts at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $37.50 to $140.

nortonsimon.org

A guided tour visits works depicting interiors from 1 to

2 p.m., included in Norton Simon admission of $15 for

adults, $12 for seniors, free for students, those 18 and

under and members.

Pasadena Playhouse District Summer Jazz Series

Vroman’s Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

playhousedistrict.org

The Playhouse District presents free jazz concerts from

5 to 7 p.m. Sundays in Vroman’s Courtyard. Sunday’s

concert features straight-ahead jazz with the Iban Lee

Trio.

Soulful Sunday Brunch

The Rose

245 E. Green St., Pasadena

(888) 645-5006

wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com

Enjoy a live Motown-style band, gospel choir and

mouthwatering brunch from $29 to $58. The $18.50

general admission does not include brunch. Brunch

starts at 10 a.m. and music starts at 11 a.m.

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena

(626) 399-1721

japanesegardenpasadena.com

International woodwind star Bernie Maupin and special

guests perform in the Garden’s World Music Series. The

Garden is open from noon to 6 p.m., the beer garden

opens at 4 p.m. and the concert starts at 4:30 p.m.

Admission is $7.50 in advance, $10 at the door.

MONDAY

Pasadena Senior Center Concert Series

85 E. Holly St., Pasadena

(626) 795-4331

pasadenaseniorcenter.org

The center’s summer concert series presents dance and

musical comedy by Pam Kay and the Tap Chicks at 6

p.m. Free.

Sierra Madre Playhouse

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre

(626) 355-4318

sierramadreplayhouse.org

As part of its free Off the Page play reading series, the

Playhouse presents “Permanent Collection” at 7 p.m.

It’s the story of Sterling North, the new black director of

the Morrison Foundation, who precipitates controversy

when he insists the Foundation’s museum display its

stored artworks of African origin more prominently and

in greater quantity.

TUESDAY

Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

(626) 449-6840

One Colorado

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena

(626) 564-1066

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onecolorado.com

Trivia Tuesdays invites guests to test their brains on pop

culture and win prizes. Pop-up bars are included, and

Deejay Lani Love spins tunes, starting at 6:30 p.m. Free.

WEDNESDAY

One Colorado

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena

(626) 564-1066

onecolorado.com

Sushi Roku hosts July Wine Wednesdays. Wednesday

features wine and whiskey tastings at 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $15. Guests receive a ticket redeemable at the

restaurant for $15 off a bottle of sake for their dinner.

Live music is by Neon West, creating music with a

classic sound but using modern, electronic elements.

The music is free.

Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch

285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

(626) 744-4066

pasadenapubliclibrary.net

Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s

film is “Soul Surfer” (2011). A ukulele class with musicians

and instructors Heidi Swedberg and Daniel Ward

of Sukey Jump Music join a performance by students

at 5 p.m.

The Rose

245 E. Green St., Pasadena

(888) 645-5006

wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com

Make your own music with karaoke in the Lobby Lounge at

The Rose Wednesday through Saturday night.

Shakespeare by the Sea

Garfield Park

1000 Park Ave., South Pasadena

shakespearebythesea.org

Shakespeare by the Sea presents its production of

“Henry V” at 7 p.m. Free.

Wine & Song Americana Singer/Songwriter Music

Series

Arroyo Seco Golf Course

1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena

blueguitar.club

Brad Colerick’s weekly music series features Noah

Zacharin and Amy Correia, with bassist Kimon Kirk at

7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17 for table

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ONGOING

Antaeus Theatre Company, Kiki & David Gindler

Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Broadway,

Glendale, presents the 1944 Betolt Brecht satirical

comedy of love, war and justice, “Caucasian

Chalk Circle,” which opened July 11. It’s the story

of a humble kitchen maid named Grusha in the

Caucasus Mountains of the nation of Georgia.

She risks her life to rescue an abandoned baby

from civil war. When the baby’s aristocratic

mother returns to claim him, the social order of a

violent, corrupt world is put on trial. It continues

at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays

and 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through Aug.

26. Tickets are $35. Call (818) 506-1983 or visit

antaeus.org.

Brand Library, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale,

presents the exhibition “Blind Courier,” which

contradicts the idea that a city is a passive entity,

as artists document, redefine and re-envision

dwellings, neighborhoods and landmarks and

shape their own surroundings. It features a large

number of artists in a variety of media. It opened

June 29 and continues through Aug. 23. Call

(818) 548-2051 or visit brandlibrary.org.

Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La

Cañada Flintridge, presents the “Shine a Light”

exhibition by artist Carole Kim, Descanso’s first

artist-in-residence. It includes a diverse array

of work that features digital metal prints, micro

video projections, window treatments and a

multimedia installation, on view through Oct. 27

in the Sturt Haaga Gallery. Call (818) 949-4200 or

visit descansogardens.org.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and

Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San

Marino, presents a monumental new site-specific

installation, “Tang Qingnia: An Offering to Roots,”

by artist Tang Qingnian, featuring full-size prints

of five banner paintings, the largest one 18 feet

long, suspended from a framework above the

water of the Chinese Garden lake. It went on view

June 22 and continues through Sept. 23, during

regular Huntington hours, included in Huntington

admission of $29 for adults, $24 for seniors,

youth 4 to 11, $13, free for those younger than 4.

Call (626) 405-2100 or visit huntington.org.

Norton Simon Museum, 411 W. Colorado Blvd.,

Pasadena, presents the exhibition “Air Land Sea,”

a lithographic suite by William Crutchfield, offering

a rare look at the work created by Crutchfield

and printed at the Tamarind Lithographic

Workshop in 1970. It features trains, ships and

airplanes all portrayed as overbuilt, fantastical

models of modernity. It went on view July 19

and continues through Nov. 4, during regular

museum hours. Admission is included in Norton

Simon admission of $15 for adults, $12 for

seniors, free for students, those 18 and under

and members. Call (626) 449-6840 or visit

nortonsimon.org.

Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut

St., Pasadena, presents the exhibition “Giddyup:

Children Take the Reins,” featuring an array of

more than 35 small-scale carousel horses and

exotic creatures that guests of all ages will be

able to touch and view through Sept. 15, during

regular hours of noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays

through Sundays. Call (626) 577-1660 or visit

pasadenahistory.org.

Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave.,

Pasadena, presents the play “Good Boys,” by

“Riverdale” creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa,

which opened June 26. The intense drama is

set in 1988 at a private prep school, involving a

model student in the mold of his father, a disturbing

videotape and a privileged family facing

difficult choices. It continues at 8 p.m. Thursday

and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7

p.m. Sunday, closing Sunday. Tickets are $25 and

up. Call (626) 356-7529 or visit pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre

Blvd., Sierra Madre, presents the musical “Dames

at Sea,” a story about a woman who arrives on

Broadway from Utah. She is cast in the chorus of

a show, but the theater soon closes. Her songwriting

sailor boyfriend persuades the captain of

his ship to allow the show to move on deck. It

continues at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and

2:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 3. Tickets are

$25 to $45. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.

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Friday July 26 to Thursday Aug. 1 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise

indicated. All times are subject to change without notice.

PASADENA

ACADEMY 6

1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400.

Booksmart Fri.-Thurs., 2:10, 7, 10:15 p.m.

Child’s Play Fri.-Thurs., 12 noon, 2:20, 4:45,

7:40, 10 p.m.

Dark Phoenix Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 3:30, 7:10, 9:50

p.m.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Fri.-Thurs., 12:40,

3:45, 6:50, 9:45 p.m.

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum Fri.-Thurs.,

12:50, 4, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.

PokÈmon Detective Pikachu Fri.-Thurs., 11:40

a.m., 4:35 p.m.

Raiders of the Lost Ark Tues. only, 7:30 p.m.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 Fri.-Thurs., 12:15, 2:30,

5, 7:30, 9:40 p.m.

IPIC THEATERS AT ONE COLORADO

PASADENA

42 Miller Alley, (626) 639-2260.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs.

only, 7:15, 10:45 p.m.

The Grateful Dead Meet-Up 2019 Thurs. only,

7 p.m.

The Lion King Fri. 11:20 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12

noon, 2:30, 2:45, 3, 6, 6:30, 9:15, 9:45 p.m.;

Sat.-Sun., 11:20 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12 noon, 2:30,

2:45, 3:15, 6, 6:30, 9:15, 9:45 p.m.; Mon. 11:20

a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:15, 2:30, 2:45, 3:30, 6, 6:30,

9:15, 9:45 p.m.; Tues.-Wed., 11:20 a.m., 11:30

a.m., 12 noon, 2:30, 2:45, 3:15, 6, 6:30, 9:15,

9:45 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri. 11:15

a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3, 3:15, 6:45, 7, 10, 10:25, 10:40

p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3, 3:15,

6:15, 6:45, 7, 10, 10:25, 10:40 p.m.; Mon. 11:20

a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3, 3:15, 6:15, 6:45, 7, 10, 10:25,

10:40 p.m.; Tues. 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3:05,

3:20, 6:15, 6:45, 7, 10, 10:30, 10:45 p.m.; Wed.

11:20 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3:05, 3:20, 6:15, 6:45, 7,

10, 10:30, 10:45 p.m.; Thurs. 11:15 a.m., 3:05,

6:45, 10:30 p.m.

Spider-Man: Far From Home Fri.-Wed., 12:45, 4,

7:30, 10:45 p.m.

LAEMMLE’S PLAYHOUSE 7

673 E Colorado Bl, (626) 844-6500.

The Grateful Dead Meet-Up 2019 Thurs. only,

7:30 p.m.

Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student’s

Journey Mon. 7:30 p.m.; Tues. 1 p.m.

Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story Wed. only, 7 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service — Studio Ghibli Fest

2019 Sun. 12:55 p.m.; Mon. 7 p.m.

Lynch: A History Tues. only, 7:30 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri. 1, 4:30,

8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m., 1, 4:30, 8 p.m.; Mon.-

Thurs., 1, 4:30, 8 p.m.

ARCLIGHT PASADENA 14

280 E Colorado Bl, (626) 568-8888.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs.

only, 7, 9:45 p.m.

The Fearless Vampire Killers Mon. only, 7:30

p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri.-Sat., 9:45

a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1, 2, 4:15, 5:15, 7:30, 8:30,

10:45, 11:45 p.m.; Sun. 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1,

2, 4:15, 5:15, 7:30, 8:30, 10:45 p.m.

GLENDALE

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The Americana at Brand,

322 Americana Way, Glendale (818) 551-

0218.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs. only,

7, 8, 10 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri. 5, 7, 8:30,

9:30, 10:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m., 2:30, 5, 6, 7,

8:30, 9:30, 10:30 p.m.

UA LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE

1919 Verdugo Bl, (818) 952-1940.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs. only,

7, 7:15, 10:15, 10:30 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service Sun. 12:55 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service Mon. only, 7 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri.-Thurs., 11:15

a.m., 3, 6:45, 10:30 p.m.

ARCADIA

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Westfield Shoppingtown Mall,

400 Baldwin Ave, (888) 262-4386.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs. only,

7, 7, 10:15, 10:45 p.m.

The Grateful Dead Meet-Up 2019 Thurs. only, 7 p.m.

Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story Wed. only, 7 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service — Studio Ghibli Fest 2019

Sun. 12:55 p.m.; Mon. 7 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.

The Lion King Fri.-Sun., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 noon,

2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10:50 p.m.; Mon.-Wed., 9:30 a.m.,

11 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30, 8, 9:30, 10:45 p.m.;

Thurs. 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5, 8, 10:45

p.m.

The Lion King 3D Fri.-Sun., 10:30 a.m., 1:30, 4:30,

7:30, 10:30 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m., 1, 4, 7, 10

p.m.

The Lion King: An IMAX 3D Experience Fri.-Sun.,

4 p.m.

The Lion King: The IMAX 2D Experience Fri.-Sat.,

10 a.m., 1, 7, 10, 1 a.m.; Sun. 10 a.m., 1, 7, 10 p.m.;

Mon.-Wed., 10:30 a.m., 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 p.m.;

Thurs. 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

The Muppet Movie 40th Anniversary Tues. only,

12:30, 7 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri. 9 a.m., 12:40,

4:20, 8:05, 11:45 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m., 12:40, 4:20, 8,

11:45 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m., 12:35, 4:15, 7:55, 11:30

p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m., 3:15, 7, 10:45 p.m.

ALHAMBRA

EDWARDS ALHAMBRA RENAISSANCE

STADIUM 14 & IMAX

1 E. Main Street, 626-300-0107.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Thurs. only,

7, 7:30, 10, 10:30 p.m.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Tues.-Wed., 10 a.m.

Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story Wed. only, 7 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service Sun. 12:55 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.

Kiki’s Delivery Service Mon. only, 7 p.m.

The Muppet Movie 40th Anniversary Tues. only,

12:30, 7 p.m.

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood Fri.-Thurs., 10:40

a.m., 2:25, 6:10, 9:50 p.m.

Sing Tues.-Wed., 10 a.m. n

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BY CARL KOZLOWSKI

‘Hollywood’ Fantasy

QUENTIN TARANTINO’S “ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD”

MIGHT BE OVERLONG, BUT IT STILL HAS SOME MAGIC

There’s a strange allure hidden beneath the surface of

some of Quentin Tarantino’s most popular films: his

willingness to audaciously rewrite history and play

games with time in order to achieve a happy ending despite

the bleakest of circumstances.

In “Django Unchained,” Jamie Foxx’s title character

got to unleash hell upon his slave owners and exact brutal

retribution in a way that few if any real-life slaves were able

to achieve. And in “Inglourious Basterds,” a ragtag team of

soldiers were able to wipe out Hitler and his highest circle

of Nazis in a blaze of fiery glory.

In his latest film, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the

writer-director plays fast and loose with one of the most

gruesome mass killings in modern times on the eve of its

50th anniversary: the murder of pregnant actress Sharon

Tate and four of her friends on Aug. 8, 1969 by members of

Charles Manson’s psychopathic cult.

“Hollywood” centers its focus primarily upon two

fictitious side characters — a fading 1950s-era TV Western

star named Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his best

friend and stuntman, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) — who are

slowly slipping down the drain of the film and TV industry

a decade after their prime. Rick at first is in denial about

his fall from being the heroic star of a series called “Bounty

Law” in the late ’50s to being a guest bad guy on sporadic

TV series at the time of the movie in 1969.

As Rick veers between a falsely strong front and

frequent crying jags, both compounded by too much liquor,

Cliff is carefree and laughing his way through life. But

when Rick gets told by a producer (Al Pacino) that his only

shot at regaining stardom lies in heading to Italy to make

Westerns and James Bond knockoffs, both men face a fearful

look at reality.

Meanwhile, real-life actress Sharon Tate (Margot

Robbie) is on the rise, and lives next door to Rick with

her acclaimed director husband Roman Polanski. Rick

believes that if he can just get a chance to interact with the

power couple, they would give him the opportunity to be a

star again.

The third main storyline follows a mysterious group of

young women whom Cliff keeps running into while driving

around Hollywood. When he agrees on the third sighting to

give one particular woman a ride to where she lives under

the rule of Charles Manson at a place called Spahn Ranch,

he realizes something very strange and very wrong is looming

among that group in the hills.

Tarantino ultimately weaves these three highly disparate

strands together in a very bizarre, action-packed

Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Pacino in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood “

alternate reality in its final half hour. The sequence is funny

and exciting, but it left a funny taste in my mouth when

considering that the film is in a way making light of a horrific

situation.

If you don’t mind a movie bending reality on a tragic

circumstance to create a happy ending, you’ll be fine with

its approach. If you think that tragedies are sacrosanct,

you won’t.

That said, “Hollywood” continues Tarantino’s tradition

of drawing iconic performances out of his leads, with

DiCaprio and Pitt clearly having a blast playing these two

good ol’ boys while still showing layers of emotional depth

at unexpected moments. DiCaprio in particular is fun to

watch as he reveals his impressive comedic abilities in a

tightrope performance that recalls his excellent work in

“The Wolf of Wall Street,” and the pairing of perhaps the

two top movie stars of our times is an ingenious delight.

Robbie as Tate has less to do, as she’s mostly seen as a

sweet party girl who happens to be landing some key roles

and spends a big chunk of her screen time watching herself

in a movie at the Bruin Theatre in Westwood, soaking up

the laughter of the audience around her. The Manson cult

members are mostly ciphers, with Manson barely appearing

onscreen at all.

The fact that the Tate and Manson cult stories are

relatively sparse in the movie poses some structural problems

that make them of less interest than they should be.

Tarantino also weakens the film by indulging his overlong

plot to a punishing 165 minutes (that’s two hours and 45

minutes, folks!), with at least four major scenes seeming to

be 10 or 15 minutes long when they should have been three

to five minutes, tops.

Yet, in considering the film overnight before writing

this review, I wound up with a greater appreciation for its

unique vibe and strange sense of optimism. There is an

incredible amount of attention to detail throughout, with

Tarantino’s most enjoyable soundtrack since “Pulp Fiction,”

a terrific soundscape utilizing classic radio ads from

the period and amazing set design that truly transforms

Hollywood back to 1969.

It’s also a kinder, gentler film than one would expect

from this master of fast-bursting graphic violence (well, until

the finale, which is gruesomely funny nonetheless) and

one that those seeking fun characters, an unpredictable

plot and the ability to sit for nearly three hours in a theatre

should enjoy. n

“ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD”: B

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ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19STCP02450

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of EDWIN CLINTON BASHAM for

Change of Name. TO ALL INTERESTED

PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: Edwin Clinton

Basham filed a petition with this court for

a decree changing names as follows: a.)

Edwin Clinton Basham to Clinton Edwin

Basham 2.) THE COURT ORDERS that

all persons interested in this matter

appear before this court at the hearing

indicated below to show cause, if any,

why the petition for change of name

should not be granted. Any person objecting

to the name changes described

above must file a written objection that

includes the reasons for the objection

at least two court days before the matter

is scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why

the petition should not be granted. If no

written objection is timely filed, the court

may grant the petition without a hearing.

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: 8/13/19.

Time: 10:30 AM. Dept.: 44 Room: 418.

The address of the court is 111 N. Hill

St. Los Angeles, Ca 90012. A copy of

this Order to Show Cause shall be published

at least once each week for four

successive weeks prior to the date set

for hearing on the petition in the following

newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena Weekly.

Original filed: June 18, 2019. Judge Edward

B. Moreton Jr., Judge of the Superior

Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly

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ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00229

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of SEUNGAE YANG for Change

of Name. TO ALL INTERESTED PER-

SONS: 1.) Petitioner: Seungae Yang

filed a petition with this court for a

decree changing names as follows:

a.) Seungae Yang to Christy Seungae

Yang 2.) THE COURT ORDERS that

all persons interested in this matter

appear before this court at the hearing

indicated below to show cause, if any,

why the petition for change of name

should not be granted. Any person objecting

to the name changes described

above must file a written objection that

includes the reasons for the objection

at least two court days before the matter

is scheduled to be heard and must

appear at the hearing to show cause

why the petition should not be granted.

If no written objection is timely filed,

the court may grant the petition without

a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING:

Date: 9/4/19. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.:

D. The address of the court is 600 East

Broadway Glendale, CA 91206. A copy

of this Order to Show Cause shall be

published at least once each week for

four successive weeks prior to the date

set for hearing on the petition in the following

newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena

Weekly. Original filed: June 18, 2019.

Darrell Mavis, Judge of the Superior

Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly

7/4/19, 7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00251

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of PIETRO MICHAEL MARCHIONE,

for Change of Name. TO ALL INTER-

ESTED PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: Pietro

Michael Marchione filed a petition with

this court for a decree changing names

as follows: a.) Pietro Michael Marchione

to Peter Michael Marchione 2.)

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons

interested in this matter appear before

this court at the hearing indicated

below to show cause, if any, why the

petition for change of name should not

be granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must

file a written objection that includes

the reasons for the objection at least

two court days before the matter is

scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why the

petition should not be granted. If no

written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date:

9/18/19. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: E.

The address of the court is, 600 East

Broadway Glendale, CA 91206. A copy

of this Order to Show Cause shall be

published at least once each week for

four successive weeks prior to the date

set for hearing on the petition in the following

newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena

Weekly. Original filed: June 28, 2019.

Darrell Mavis, Judge of the Superior

Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00260

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of ANDREA BLIZZARD, for Change

of Name. TO ALL INTERESTED PER-

SONS: 1.) Petitioner: Andrea Blizzard

filed a petition with this court for a decree

changing names as follows: a.) Andrea

Blizzard to Angel Andrea Epps 2.) THE

COURT ORDERS that all persons interested

in this matter appear before this

court at the hearing indicated below to

show cause, if any, why the petition for

change of name should not be granted.

Any person objecting to the name

changes described above must file a

written objection that includes the reasons

for the objection at least two court

days before the matter is scheduled to

be heard and must appear at the hearing

to show cause why the petition should

not be granted. If no written objection

is timely filed, the court may grant the

petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF

HEARING: Date: 8/28/19. Time: 8:30

AM. Dept.: E. The address of the court is,

600 East Broadway Glendale, CA 91206.

A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall

be published at least once each week

for four successive weeks prior to the

date set for hearing on the petition in the

following newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena

Weekly. Original filed: July 2, 2019. Darrell

Mavis, Judge of the Superior Court.

PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19bbcP00236

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of GEORGE AMADEUS RIVERA, for

Change of Name. TO ALL INTEREST-

ED PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: George

Amadeus Rivera filed a petition with

this court for a decree changing

names as follows: a.) George Amadeus

Rivera to Mark Amadeus Rivera 2.)

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons

interested in this matter appear before

this court at the hearing indicated below

to show cause, if any, why the petition

for change of name should not be

granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must

file a written objection that includes

the reasons for the objection at least

two court days before the matter is

scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why

the petition should not be granted. If

no written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date:

8/23/19. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: A. The

address of the court is, 300 East Olive

Burbank, CA 91502. A copy of this

Order to Show Cause shall be published

at least once each week for four

successive weeks prior to the date set

for hearing on the petition in the following

newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena

Weekly. Original filed: July 8, 2019.

Darrell Mavis, Judge of the Superior

Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAuse

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00207

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of ROSAMARIA BECERRA MERCA-

DO, for Change of Name. TO ALL IN-

TERESTED PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner:

Rosamaria Becerra Mercado filed a

petition with this court for a decree

changing names as follows: a.) Rosamaria

Becerra Mercado to Rosemarie

Becerra-Ayala b.) Rosemary Becerra

Ayala to Rosemarie Becerra-Ayala 2.)

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons

interested in this matter appear before

this court at the hearing indicated below

to show cause, if any, why the petition

for change of name should not be

granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must

file a written objection that includes

the reasons for the objection at least

two court days before the matter is

scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why

the petition should not be granted. If

no written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date:

8/14/19. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: D.

The address of the court is, 600 East

Broadway, Room 279 Glendale, CA

91206. A copy of this Order to Show

Cause shall be published at least once

each week for four successive weeks

prior to the date set for hearing on

the petition in the following newspaper

of general circulation, printed

in this county: Pasadena Weekly.

Original filed: May 29, 2019. Darrell

Mavis, Judge of the Superior Court.

PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

Notice INVITING BIDS

for

MiscellANeous CONCRete

IMPROVEMENts 2020

In the City of Pasadena, California

Sealed bids will be received until 2:00

p.m., August 9, 2019, by the City Clerk

of Pasadena, 100 N. Garfield Ave.

2nd Floor Room 228, Pasadena, for

MISCELLANEOUS CONCRETE IM-

PROVEMENTS 2020, in the City of

Pasadena, California.

Plans and Specifications are available

on the City website at: https://

www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.

cfm?CompanyID=14770. The Pasadena

Supplements and Modifications to

the Standard Specifications for Public

Works Construction (ìGreenbookî) is

available, if needed, online at:

https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/

public-works/wp-content/uploads/

sites/52/2016/10/Supplements-and-

Modifications-to-the-Green-Book-

2006-Edition.pdf

From time to time, the City finds it

necessary to issue addendum(a) to

bid specifications after those bid

specifications have been released.

Only those parties that have registered

with the City as a plan holder

on a particular project will receive the

addendum(a) for that project. The City

is not responsible for notifications

to those parties who do not directly

register as a plan holder on the City’s

database. It is the responsibility of

all perspective bidders to register

on the City’s database to ensure receipt

of any addendum(a) prior to bid

submittals. Additionally, information

on any addendum(a) issued for any

bid specifications for any project will

be available on the City website at:

https://www.planetbids.com/portal/

portal.cfm?CompanyID=14770 The

City reserves the right to reject as

nonresponsive any bid that fails to

include the information required by

any addendum(a) posted on the City

website.

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for

July 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Public

Works Fair Oaks Conference Room,

Pasadena City Hall 100 N. Garfield

Ave, Floor S039 Pasadena, California.

This meeting is to answer any questions

regarding the project plans and

specifications.

ATTENDANCE IS NOT MANDATORY

Each Bidder must hold an active Class

A License at the time of bid submission,

except as to joint venture Bidders,

who shall be licensed as provided

in Business and Professions Code

ßß 7029.1 and 7028.15(c).

Pursuant to the provisions of Section

1770 to 1782 of the California Labor

Code, the California Department of

Industrial Relations has ascertained

the general prevailing rate of wages in

the county in which work is to be done.

A copy of the general prevailing rate of

wages is on file with the City Engineer

and is available for inspection and reference

during regular business hours.

A contractor or subcontractor shall not

be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid

proposal, subject to the requirements

of Section 4104 of the Public Contract

Code, or engage in the performance

of this public works project unless

currently registered and qualified to

perform public work pursuant to Labor

Code Section 1725.5. It is not a violation

of Labor Code Section 1771.1 for

an unregistered contractor to submit

a bid that is authorized by Section

7029.1 of the Business and Professions

Code or by Section 10164 or

20103.5 of the Public Contract Code,

provided the contractor is registered to

perform public work pursuant to Section

1725.5 at the time the contract is

awarded.

This Project is subject to compliance

monitoring and enforcement by the

Department of Industrial Relations.

The Contractor must post job site

notices prescribed by regulation

(See e.g. 8 Cal. Code Reg. Section

16451(d).

Contractors and Subcontractors must

furnish electronic certified payroll records

directly to the California Labor

Commissioner (aka Division of Labor

Standards Enforcement).

All bids must be accompanied by bid

security in the amount of five percent

(5%) of the bid price, in the form of

cash, cashier’s check, money order, or

surety bond.

Bids are to be signed and submitted in

DUPLICATE. Bidder must submit bids

with one ORIGINAL and one COPY,

marked as such.

Refer to the Specifications for complete

details and bid requirements.

Specifications and this notice shall be

considered a part of any contract made

pursuant thereto.

STEVE MERMELL

City Manager

Dated: July 11, 2019 (Authorized by

City Attorney)

Publish: July 18 & 25, 2019

Pasadena Weekly

FURNisH LAboR AND MAteRIAls

FOR

WD-19-08: FURNisH LAboR

AND MAteRIAls FOR THE

INstAllAtioN OF Ductile IRON

WAteR MAINS IN WASHINGtoN

bouleVARD

Three (3) copies of sealed bids will

be received prior to 11:00AM August

13, 2019 by the City Clerk, 100 North

Garfield Avenue, Rm S228, Pasadena,

CA 91109, and will be opened at that

time and place.

The bids shall be clearly titled: WD-

19-08: FURNISH LABOR AND MA-

TERIALS FOR THE INSTALLATION

OF DUCTILE IRON WATER MAINS IN

WASHINGTON BOULEVARD

The bids shall be clearly titled. Copies

of the Specifications may be obtained

by mail or in person from the Purchasing

Division, 100 North Garfield Avenue,

Rm 348, Pasadena, CA 91109,

Telephone No. (626) 744-6755.

The City of Pasadena Supplements

and Modifications to the Standard

Specifications for Public Works Construction

(ìGreenbookî) is available,

if needed, online under Engineering

Resources at:

http://cityofpasadena.net/Public-

Works/Engineering_Division/

A mandatory pre-bid conference will

be held at which time each bidder will

have the opportunity to clarify and ask

questions regarding the Specifications.

The pre-bid conference will be

held at 11:00AM July 30, 2019 in the

150 S. Los Robles Ave., Suite 200

Pasadena, CA.

Bid security in the amount of five percent

(5%) of the total bid price in the

form of cash, a certified or cashier’s

check, money order, or surety bond

must accompany the proposal.

The Contractor must have a Class ìAî

General Engineering Contractor license

and hold an active C-10 license

to bid on this specification.

Refer to the Specifications for complete

details and bid requirements.

The Specifications and this Notice

shall be considered a part of any contract

made pursuant thereto.

STEVE MERMELL

CITY MANAGER

DATED: July 25, 2019

Pasadena Weekly

Notice INVITING BIDS

FURNisH LAboR AND MAteRIAls

FOR

HONDA MotoRCYcle REPAIR &

MAINteNANce

Three (3) copies of sealed bids will

be received prior to 3:00PM August

13, 2019 by the City Clerk, 100 North

Garfield Avenue, Rm S228, Pasadena,

CA 91109, and will be opened at that

time and place.

The bids shall be clearly titled:

HONDA MOTORCYCLE REPAIR &

MAINTENANCE

The bids shall be clearly titled. Copies

of the Specifications may be obtained

by mail or in person from the Purchasing

Division, 100 North Garfield Avenue,

Rm 348, Pasadena, CA 91109,

Telephone No. (626) 744-6755.

Refer to the specifications for complete

details and bidding requirements. The

Specification and this Notice shall be

considered a part of any contract made

pursuant thereunder.

The Contractor must be licensed as an

Automotive Repair Dealer by the State

of California Bureau of Automotive Repair

to bid on this specification.

Refer to the Specifications for complete

details and bid requirements.

The Specifications and this Notice

shall be considered a part of any contract

made pursuant thereto.

STEVE MERMELL

CITY MANAGER

DATED: July 25, 2019

Pasadena Weekly

Notice INVITING BIDS

SPeciFicAtioN WD-19-12

FURNisH LAboR AND MAteRIAls

FOR

CHloRINE EQUIPMENT PARts,

seRVice AND REPAIRS

Three (3) copies of sealed bids will be

received prior to 11:00AM., August

6, 2019, by the City Clerk, 100 North

Garfield Avenue, Rm S228, Pasadena,

CA 91109, and will be opened at that

time and place.

The bids shall be clearly titled: CHLO-

RINE EQUIPMENT PARTS, SERVICE

AND REPAIRS

Copies of the Specifications may be

obtained by mail or in person from

the Purchasing Division, 100 North

Garfield Avenue, Rm 348, Pasadena,

CA 91109, Telephone No. (626) 744-

6755.

Refer to the Specifications for complete

details and bid requirements.

The Specifications and this Notice

shall be considered a part of any contract

made pursuant thereto.

STEVE MERMELL

City Manager

DATED: July 25, 2019

Pasadena Weekly

INVITAtioN TO BID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT

THE CITY OF PASADENA, hereinafter

referred to as ìthe Cityî or ìCity,î will

receive at the stated location prior

to the Bid Deadline established below,

sealed Bids for the Contract for

construction of the Work generally

described as:

RESTROOM REPLACEMENT AT

VICTORY PARK

BID DEADLINE: August 20, 2019 at

2:00 p.m.

BID OPENING: August 20, 2019 at

2:00 p.m.

PLACE FOR RECEIPT AND OPENING

OF BIDS:

City of Pasadena, City Clerkís Office

100 North Garfield Avenue, 2nd Floor,

Room S-228

Pasadena, CA 91101

Attention: M. Kris Markarian, City

Engineer, Ownerís Representative

MANDATORY PREBID JOB WALK

Date/Time:

10:00 a.m.

August 1, 2019 at

Location: Victory Park Restroom

(Facing Paloma Street) 2727 Paloma

Street

Pasadena, CA 91107

DEADLINE FOR BIDDER REQUESTS

FOR INFORMATION AND OR EQUAL

SUBSTITUTION REQUESTS:

Date/Time: August 12, 2019 at 2:00

p.m. SHARP

Attention: Tiffiny Tran

E-mail: ttran@cityofpasadena.net

(all RFIs must be submitted via

e-mail)

Bidder Information and Addenda:

Project Manual and Drawings are

available on the City website at:

https://www.planetbids.com/portal/

portal.cfm?CompanyID=14770 free

of charge.

Addenda, if any, will be issued and

posted via the Cityís website. Material

suppliers, Subcontractors, and

other Sub-bidders may obtain copies

of Bidding Documents at: https://

www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.

cfm?CompanyID=14770. The City

reserves the right to extend the Bid

Deadline and Bid Opening by issuing

an Addendum to Registered Bidders

no later than 72 hours prior to the Bid

Deadline.

From time to time, the City finds it

necessary to issue addendum(a) to

bid specifications after those bid

specifications have been released.

Only those parties that have registered

with the City as a plan holder

on a particular project will receive the

addendum(a) for that project. The City

is not responsible for notifications

to those parties who do not directly

register as a plan holder on the Cityís

database. It is the responsibility of all

perspective bidders to register on the

Cityís database to ensure receipt of

any addendum(a) prior to bid submittals.

Additionally, information on any

addendum(a) issued for any bid specifications

for any project will be available

on the City website at: https://

www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.

cfm?CompanyID=14770

The City reserves the right to reject

as nonresponsive any bid that fails to

include the information required by

any addendum(a) posted on the City

website.

Mandatory Prebid Job Walk: Each

Bidder must attend the mandatory

prebid job walk. Failure to attend the

mandatory prebid job walk or arriving

at the prebid job walk late may disqualify

your Bid. All attendees are required

to sign in and initialed out during the

walkthrough to be acknowledged to

be in attendance and eligible to bid

and receive Addenda. The meeting

will held at Victory Park in front of the

existing restroom building facing Paloma

St located at 2727 Paloma Street,

Pasadena, California 91107.

Contractors License Required: Each

Bidder must hold an active license

issued by the California Contractors

State License Board in the following

classification(s): Class A (general engineering

contractor) or Class B (general

building contractor). If the Bidder

holds a Class B license, the Bidder

(if it will self-perform the demolition

and earthwork work) or a listed Subcontractor

must hold a Class C21

(building moving/demolition) license

and a Class C12 (earthwork and paving)

license. In addition, the Bidder or

a listed Subcontractor must hold all

applicable State certifications from the

California Contractors State License

Board and any necessary registrations

from the Division of Occupational

Safety and Health at the Bid Deadline.

Regardless of tier and dollar value of

the Work, the C21 and C12 licensee

must be listed on the Subcontractor

Listing form (000302) submitted with

the Bid.

Pasadena City Business License:

Each Bidder shall obtain and keep current

a Pasadena City Business License

prior to commencement and throughout

the duration of the Work.

Request for Information (ìRFIî). All

RFIís must be in writing, must be submitted

via e-mail to the e-mail address

specified above, and must be received

no later than the date and time specified

above. Any RFI submitted after

the date and time specified above will

not be considered.

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Time for Completion: The selected

Contractor shall achieve Substantial

Completion of the entire Work no

later than ONE HUNDRED TWENTY

WORKING DAYS after the date of

commencement established in Cityís

initial Notice to Proceed (ìContract

Timeî). Contract time shall be stopped

on Saturday December 21, 2019 and

commence after Sunday, January 5,

2020. No site work shall be performed

between December 21, 2019 and

January 5, 2020 at any location due

to citywide construction moratorium.

Liquidated Delay Damages: If the selected

Contractor fails to achieve Substantial

Completion of the Work called

for in the Contract Documents within

the Contract Time, liquidated delay

damages in the amount of $1,000.00

per day will be assessed as provided in

Section 4.5 of the Agreement Between

City and Contractor.

Withdrawal of Bids: Bids shall remain

open and valid for one hundred twenty

(120) days after the Bid Deadline.

Acceptance and Rejection of Bids:

City reserves the right to reject any or

all Bids or to waive any irregularities

or informalities in any Bids or in the

bidding.

Contract Award: Award will be made

to the responsive and responsible Bidder

submitting the lowest Bid Price;

however, if Alternate Bid items are

included in the Bid Form, the lowest

Bid will be determined in accordance

with Paragraph 3 of the Instructions to

Bidders, Alternate Bid Items.

Bid Security: Each Bid shall be accompanied

by Bid Security, in the

form of cash, a cashierís check,

money order or Bid Bond executed by

a California-admitted surety insurer in

an amount of not less than five percent

(5%) of the amount of the total of the

Base Bid price on the base contract,

excluding any Alternate Bid Items.

Bid Forms: Each Bid shall be submitted

on the City’s pre-printed forms.

If any Bidder makes any alteration,

strike-through or otherwise deviates

from any of the pre-printed Bid forms,

or makes any qualifications of the Bid

forms in separate documents submitted

with the Contractorís Bid, the Bid

may be considered non-responsive.

No verbal, telephoned, e-mailed, telegraphic,

or faxed Bids and/or modifications

of Bids will be accepted. Late

Bids shall be returned to the Bidder

unopened.

Bidder Mandatory Qualifications: Bidder

shall satisfy the mandatory qualification

requirements established in the

Instructions to Bidders, including, but

not limited to, the insurance requirements

established in Exhibit A of the

Agreement.

Subcontractors: Each Bidder shall

submit, on the form furnished with

the Contract Documents, a list of

Subcontractors to be used on this

Project as required by the Subletting

and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act,

California Public Contract Code section

4100 et seq.

City Requirements: This Project is

subject to the Cityís Competitive

Bidding and Purchasing Ordinance,

(Chapter 4.08 of the Pasadena Municipal

Code), the California Fair Employment

and Housing Act (Government

Code Section 12900 et. Seq.), the

Cityís Living Wage Ordinance (Chapter

4.11 of the Pasadena Municipal

Code) and the rules and regulations

promulgated thereunder.

Prevailing Wages: This Project is subject

to the provisions of Labor Code

Section 1720 et seq., and the requirements

of Title 8 of the California Code

of Regulations Section 16000 et seq.,

which govern the payment of prevailing

wages on public works projects.

The Director of the Department of Industrial

Relations, State of California

(DIR) pursuant to the California Labor

Code, has determined the general prevailing

rates of wages in the locality

in which the Work is to be performed.

Copies of these determinations are

maintained at the Cityís Public Works

Department office, are available during

Cityís normal business hours and

are also available on the Internet at the

Department of Industrial Relations

website: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/

DPreWageDetermination.htm. Future

effective general prevailing wage

rates, which have been predetermined

and are on file with the California

Department of Industrial Relations

are referenced but not printed in the

general prevailing wage rates. If

there is a difference in the Pasadena

Living Wage rates and the California

prevailing wage rates for similar classifications

of labor, the Contractor

and Subcontractors shall pay not less

than the highest wage rates. See the

Supplementary Conditions, Section I

for details regarding payment of Prevailing

Wages.

California Department of Industrial

Relations ñ Public Works Contractor

Registration ñ Notice to Bidders and

Subcontractors:

A. A Contractor or Subcontractor

shall not be qualified to bid

on, be listed in a Bid proposal, subject

to the requirements of Section 4104 of

the Public Contract Code, or engage in

the performance of this public works

project unless currently registered

and qualified to perform public work

pursuant to Labor Code Section

1725.5. It is not a violation of Labor

Code Section 1771.1 for an unregistered

contractor to submit a bid that

is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the

Business and Professions Code or by

Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public

Contract Code, provided the contractor

is registered to perform public

work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the

time the contract is awarded.

B. This Project is subject

to compliance monitoring and

enforcement by the Department of

Industrial Relations.

C. The Contractor must

post job site notices prescribed by

regulation (See e.g. 8 Cal. Code Reg.

Section 16451(d)).

D. Contractors and Subcontractors

must furnish electronic

certified payroll records directly to the

California Labor Commissioner (aka

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement).

Local Business Participation and

Local Hiring Program: The City is

seeking to maximize participation by

Pasadena contractors, businesses,

and residents in the Project. Each

Bidder must begin outreach efforts

and submit documentation evidencing

its outreach to Local Businesses

and strategy for Local Hiring with its

Bid submittal. See Instructions to

Bidders, Paragraph 30 and Supplementary

Conditions, Section 00 08 00

for details.

Neighborhood Friendly: Local businesses,

government facilities, and

residents who are subject to potential

impacts from the Project surround the

Project site. The Contractor and Subcontractors

on the job will be required

to take all reasonable steps necessary

to avoid inconvenience and disruptions

to the Project site’s neighbors.

The Pasadena City Noise Ordinance

will be strictly enforced, and traffic

impact mitigation plans may be

required in connection with hauling,

cranes, and other activities that have

the potential to excessively disrupt

traffic flows.

Performance and Payment Bonds:

The selected Contractor shall furnish

to the City within fifteen (15) calendar

days after award and tender of a contract,

a Faithful Performance Bond and

Payment Bond, each in the amount of

one hundred percent (100%) of the

Contract Sum, and in conformance

with the requirements of the Contract

Documents. Each bond must be issued

by a California admitted surety

insurer.

Third-Party Project Manager: The

City may utilize City-staff to provide

project management services or, in

its discretion, may retain a third-party

construction manager to assist with

the administration, development, and

management of the Project.

Insurance: All Contractors must provide

the insurance described in Exhibit

A of the Agreement.

Substitution of Securities / Security

Deposit in Lieu of Retention: Pursuant

to Section 22300 of the California

Public Contract Code, the Contractor

who receives award of the Contract

may, at its sole cost and expense,

substitute approved securities equivalent

to any retained funds withheld by

the City to ensure performance of the

Work or, in the alternative, request

the City make payment of retention

to an escrow agent. Notwithstanding

the foregoing, such Contractor shall

have thirty (30) calendar days following

award of the Contract to submit a

written request to the City to permit the

substitution of securities for retention

or payment to an escrow agent; failure

to do so shall be deemed a waiver of

the right.

STEVE MERMELL

City Manager

Published on: 7/25/19, 8/1/19

Pasadena Weekly

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19SMCP00303

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of TAHEREH OMRANI, for Change of

Name. TO ALL INTERESTED PER-

SONS: 1.) Petitioner: Arshia Ryan

Seifi filed a petition with this court for

a decree changing names as follows:

a.) Arshia Ryan Seifi to Ryan Arshia

Seifi 2.) THE COURT ORDERS that

all persons interested in this matter

appear before this court at the hearing

indicated below to show cause,

if any, why the petition for change

of name should not be granted. Any

person objecting to the name changes

described above must file a written

objection that includes the reasons for

the objection at least two court days

before the matter is scheduled to be

heard and must appear at the hearing

to show cause why the petition should

not be granted. If no written objection

is timely filed, the court may grant the

petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF

HEARING: Date: 9/6/2019. Time: 8:30

AM. Dept.: S. The address of the court

is 1725 Main Street Santa Monica, CA

90401. A copy of this Order to Show

Cause shall be published at least once

each week for four successive weeks

prior to the date set for hearing on the

petition in the following newspaper

of general circulation, printed in this

county: Pasadena Weekly. Original

filed: June 27, 2019. Lawrence Cho,

Judge of the Superior Court. PUB-

LISH: Pasadena Weekly 7/25/19,

8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00293

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of THOAI LU NELSON, for Change of

Name. TO ALL INTERESTED PER-

SONS: 1.) Petitioner: Thoai Lu Nelson

filed a petition with this court for a

decree changing names as follows: a.)

Thoai Lu Nelson to Linh Lu Nelson 2.)

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons

interested in this matter appear before

this court at the hearing indicated below

to show cause, if any, why the petition

for change of name should not be

granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must

file a written objection that includes

the reasons for the objection at least

two court days before the matter is

scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why

the petition should not be granted. If

no written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date:

10/23/2019. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: D.

The address of the court is 600 East

Broadway Glendale, CA 91206. A copy

of this Order to Show Cause shall be

published at least once each week

for four successive weeks prior to the

date set for hearing on the petition

in the following newspaper of general

circulation, printed in this county:

Pasadena Weekly. Original filed: July

22, 2019. Darrell Mavis, Judge of

the Superior Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena

Weekly 7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19,

8/15/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00268

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of XIAO YU, for Change of Name. TO

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner:

Xiao Yu filed a petition with this

court for a decree changing names as

follows: a.) Xiao Yu to Shawn Xiao Yu

2.) THE COURT ORDERS that all persons

interested in this matter appear

before this court at the hearing indicated

below to show cause, if any, why

the petition for change of name should

not be granted. Any person objecting

to the name changes described above

must file a written objection that includes

the reasons for the objection at

least two court days before the matter

is scheduled to be heard and must appear

at the hearing to show cause why

the petition should not be granted. If

no written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a

hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date:

08/252019. Time: 8:30 AM. Dept.: D.

The address of the court is 600 East

Broadway Glendale, CA 91206. A copy

of this Order to Show Cause shall be

published at least once each week for

four successive weeks prior to the date

set for hearing on the petition in the

following newspaper of general circulation,

printed in this county: Pasadena

Weekly. Original filed: July 3, 2019.

Darrell Mavis, Judge of the Superior

Court. PUBLISH: Pasadena Weekly

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case

No.19GDCP00286

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES. Petition

of PING LI FEI AND HAI DONG HAN,

for Change of Name. TO ALL INTER-

ESTED PERSONS: 1.) Petitioner: Ping

Li Fei and Hai Dong Han filed a petition

with this court for a decree changing

names as follows: a.) Yihan Fei to Qiao

Fei 2.) THE COURT ORDERS that all

persons interested in this matter appear

before this court at the hearing

indicated below to show cause, if any,

why the petition for change of name

should not be granted. Any person objecting

to the name changes described

above must file a written objection that

includes the reasons for the objection

at least two court days before the matter

is scheduled to be heard and must

appear at the hearing to show cause

why the petition should not be granted.

If no written objection is timely filed,

the court may grant the petition without

a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING:

Date: 10/02/2019. Time: 8:30 AM.

Dept.: D. The address of the court

is 600 East Broadway Glendale, CA

91206. A copy of this Order to Show

Cause shall be published at least once

each week for four successive weeks

prior to the date set for hearing on the

petition in the following newspaper

of general circulation, printed in this

county: Pasadena Weekly. Original

filed: July 16, 2019. Darrell Mavis,

Judge of the Superior Court. PUB-

LISH: Pasadena Weekly 7/25/19,

8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

Probate Notices

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINIS-

TER ESTATE OF GERALDINE ANNE

BERLEN

Case No.19STPB05997

To all heirs, beneficiaries,

creditors, contingent creditors,

and persons who may otherwise be

interested in the will or estate, or both,

of GERALDINE ANNE BERLEN

A PETITION FOR PRO-

BATE has been filed by Rosanne Berlen

in the Superior Court of California,

County of LOS ANGELES.

THE PETITION FOR

PROBATE requests that Rosanne

Berlen be appointed as personal representative

to administer the estate of

the decedent.

THE PETITION requests

authority to administer the

estate under the Independent Administration

of Estates Act. (This authority

will allow the personal representative

to take many actions without obtaining

court approval. Before taking certain

very important actions, however,

the personal representative will be

required to give notice to interested

persons unless they have waived

notice or consented to the proposed

action.) The independent administration

authority will be granted unless

an interested person files an objection

to the petition and shows good cause

why the court should not grant the authority.

A HEARING on the petition

will be held on July 30, 2019 at

8:30 AM in Dept. No.29 located at 111

N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.

IF YOU OBJECT to the

granting of the petition, you should

appear at the hearing and state your

objections or file written objections

with the court before the hearing. Your

appearance may be in person or by

your attorney.

IF YOU ARE A CREDI-

TOR or a contingent creditor of the

decedent, you must file your claim

with the court and mail a copy to the

personal representative appointed by

the court within the later of either (1)

four months from the date of first issuance

of letters to a general personal

representative, as defined in section

58(b) of the California Probate Code,

or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing

or personal delivery to you of a notice

under section 9052 of the California

Probate Code.

Other California statutes

and legal authority may affect

your rights as a creditor. You may want

to consult with an attorney knowledgeable

in California law.

YOU MAY EXAMINE

the file kept by the court. If you are a

person interested in the estate, you

may file with the court a Request for

Special Notice (form DE-154) of the

filing of an inventory and appraisal

of estate assets or of any petition or

account as provided in Probate Code

section 1250. A Request for Special

Notice form is available from the court

clerk.

Attorney for petitioner:

DONALD J HROMADKA ESQ

SBN 53784

HROMADKA & GAULKE

11661 SAN VICENTE BLVD

STE 410

LOS ANGELES CA 90049-5112

CN962122 BERLEN Jul 11,18,25,

2019

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMIN-

ISTER ESTATE OF HILDA MARIE

GUENAT aka HILDA M. GUENAT

Case No. 19STPB06584

To all heirs, beneficiaries,

creditors, contingent creditors,

and persons who may otherwise be

interested in the will or estate, or both,

of HILDA MARIE GUENAT aka HILDA

M. GUENAT

A PETITION FOR

PROBATE has been filed by Edward

Joe Guenat in the Superior Court of

California, County of LOS ANGELES.

THE PETITION FOR

PROBATE requests that Edward Joe

Guenat be appointed as personal representative

to administer the estate of

the decedent.

THE PETITION requests

the decedent’s will and codicils,

if any, be admitted to probate.

The will and any codicils are available

for examination in the file kept by the

court.

THE PETITION requests

authority to administer the

estate under the Independent Administration

of Estates Act. (This authority

will allow the personal representative

to take many actions without obtaining

court approval. Before taking certain

very important actions, however,

the personal representative will be

required to give notice to interested

persons unless they have waived

notice or consented to the proposed

action.) The independent administration

authority will be granted unless

an interested person files an objection

to the petition and shows good cause

why the court should not grant the authority.

A HEARING on the petition

will be held on August 15, 2019

at 8:30 AM in Dept. No. 99 located

at 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA

90012.

IF YOU OBJECT to the

granting of the petition, you should

appear at the hearing and state your

objections or file written objections

with the court before the hearing. Your

appearance may be in person or by

your attorney.

IF YOU ARE A CREDI-

TOR or a contingent creditor of the

decedent, you must file your claim

with the court and mail a copy to the

personal representative appointed by

the court within the later of either (1)

four months from the date of first issuance

of letters to a general personal

representative, as defined in section

58(b) of the California Probate Code,

or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing

or personal delivery to you of a notice

under section 9052 of the California

Probate Code.

Other California statutes

and legal authority may affect

your rights as a creditor. You may want

to consult with an attorney knowledgeable

in California law.

YOU MAY EXAMINE

the file kept by the court. If you are a

person interested in the estate, you

may file with the court a Request for

Special Notice (form DE-154) of the

filing of an inventory and appraisal

of estate assets or of any petition or

account as provided in Probate Code

section 1250. A Request for Special

Notice form is available from the court

clerk.

Attorney for petitioner:

THERESA M PRANATA ESQ

SBN 216277

SULLIVAN WORKMAN & DEE LLP

600 NORTH ROSEMEAD BLVD

STE 209

PASADENA CA 91107-2154

CN962178 GUENAT Jul 25, Aug 1,8,

2019

Trustee Sales

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS

No.CA-19-852822-CL Order No.:

DS7300-19001307

YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A

DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/17/2007.

UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO

PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT

MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE.

IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF

THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING

AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CON-

TACT A LAWYER. A public auction

sale to the highest bidder for cash,

cashier’s check drawn on a state or

national bank, check drawn by state or

federal credit union, or a check drawn

by a state or federal savings and loan

association, or savings association,

or savings bank specified in Section

5102 to the Financial Code and authorized

to do business in this state,

will be held by duly appointed trustee.

The sale will be made, but without covenant

or warranty, expressed or implied,

regarding title, possession, or

encumbrances, to pay the remaining

principal sum of the note(s) secured

by the Deed of Trust, with interest and

late charges thereon, as provided in

the note(s), advances, under the terms

of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon,

fees, charges and expenses of the

Trustee for the total amount (at the time

of the initial publication of the Notice

of Sale) reasonably estimated to be

set forth below. The amount may be

greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIA-

RY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN

THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s):

Kimberly J. Bulgarelli and Timothy D.

Bulgarelli, wife and husband as joint

tenants Recorded: 8/28/2007 as Instrument

No. 20072006203 of Official

Records in the office of the Recorder

of LOS ANGELES County, California;

Date of Sale: 8/1/2019 at 10:00 AM

Place of Sale: Behind the fountain

located in Civic Center Plaza, located

at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona

CA 91766 Amount of unpaid balance

and other charges: $204,415.46 The

purported property address is: 454 N

CRAIG AVE, PASADENA, CA 91107

Assessor’s Parcel No.: 5744-022-010

NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If

you are considering bidding on this

property lien, you should understand

that there are risks involved in bidding

at a trustee auction. You will be

bidding on a lien, not on the property

itself. Placing the highest bid at a

trustee auction does not automatically

entitle you to free and clear ownership

of the property. You should also be

aware that the lien being auctioned

off may be a junior lien. If you are the

highest bidder at the auction, you are

or may be responsible for paying off all

liens senior to the lien being auctioned

off, before you can receive clear title

to the property. You are encouraged

to investigate the existence, priority,

and size of outstanding liens that may

exist on this property by contacting

the county recorder’s office or a title

insurance company, either of which

may charge you a fee for this information.

If you consult either of these resources,

you should be aware that the

same lender may hold more than one

mortgage or deed of trust on the property.

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER:

The sale date shown on this notice of

sale may be postponed one or more

times by the mortgagee, beneficiary,

trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section

2924g of the California Civil Code. The

law requires that information about

trustee sale postponements be made

available to you and to the public, as

a courtesy to those not present at the

sale. If you wish to learn whether your

sale date has been postponed, and,

if applicable, the rescheduled time

and date for the sale of this property,

you may call 916-939-0772 for information

regarding the trustee’s sale

or visit this Internet Web site http://

www.qualityloan.com, using the file

number assigned to this foreclosure

by the Trustee: CA-19-852822-CL.

Information about postponements

that are very short in duration or that

occur close in time to the scheduled

sale may not immediately be reflected

in the telephone information or on

the Internet Web site. The best way to

verify postponement information is to

attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned

Trustee disclaims any liability

for any incorrectness of the property

address or other common designation,

if any, shown herein. If no street

address or other common designation

is shown, directions to the location

of the property may be obtained by

sending a written request to the beneficiary

within 10 days of the date of

first publication of this Notice of Sale.

If the sale is set aside for any reason,

including if the Trustee is unable to

convey title, the Purchaser at the sale

shall be entitled only to a return of the

monies paid to the Trustee. This shall

be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive

remedy. The purchaser shall have no

further recourse against the Trustor,

the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s

Agent, or the Beneficiary’s

Attorney. If you have previously been

discharged through bankruptcy, you

may have been released of personal

liability for this loan in which case

this letter is intended to exercise the

note holders right’s against the real

property only. Date: Quality Loan

Service Corporation 2763 Camino Del

Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 619-

645-7711 For NON SALE information

only Sale Line: 916-939-0772 Or

Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com

Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711

Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp.

TS No.: CA-19-852822-CL IDSPub

#0154496 7/11/2019 7/18/2019

7/25/2019

T.S. No.078422-CA APN: 5709-023-

025 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY

OWNER:

YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A

DEED OF TRUST, DATED 12/13/2005.

UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO

PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT

MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE.

IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF

THE NATURE OF THE PROCEED-

ING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD

CONTACT A LAWYER On 8/7/2019

at 10:30 AM, CLEAR RECON CORP,

as duly appointed trustee under and

pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded

12/22/2005, as Instrument No. 05

3154108, , of Official Records in the

office of the County Recorder of Los

Angeles County, State of CALIFORNIA

executed by: ROBERT HAEFLIGER, A

SINGLE MAN WILL SELL AT PUBLIC

AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR

CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK DRAWN

ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, A

CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FED-

ERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK

DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL

SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION,

SAVINGS ASSOCIATION, OR SAV-

INGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION

5102 OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND

AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN

THIS STATE: BEHIND THE FOUN-

TAIN LOCATED IN CIVIC CENTER

PLAZA, 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA,

POMONA, CA 91766 all right, title and

interest conveyed to and now held by it

under said Deed of Trust in the property

situated in said County and State

described as: MORE ACCURATELY

DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST

The street address and other common

designation, if any, of the real

property described above is purported

to be: 343 AVENUE 64 PASADENA,

CA 91105 The undersigned Trustee

disclaims any liability for any incorrectness

of the street address and

other common designation, if any,

shown herein. Said sale will be held,

but without covenant or warranty, express

or implied, regarding title, possession,

condition, or encumbrances,

including fees, charges and expenses

of the Trustee and of the trusts created

by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining

principal sums of the note(s)

secured by said Deed of Trust. The

total amount of the unpaid balance of

the obligation secured by the property

to be sold and reasonable estimated

costs, expenses and advances at

the time of the initial publication of

the Notice of Sale is: $443,270.53 If

the Trustee is unable to convey title

for any reason, the successful bidder’s

sole and exclusive remedy shall

be the return of monies paid to the

Trustee, and the successful bidder

shall have no further recourse. The

beneficiary under said Deed of Trust

heretofore executed and delivered to

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the undersigned a written Declaration

of Default and Demand for Sale, and a

written Notice of Default and Election

to Sell. The undersigned or its predecessor

caused said Notice of Default

and Election to Sell to be recorded in

the county where the real property is

located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BID-

DERS: If you are considering bidding

on this property lien, you should understand

that there are risks involved

in bidding at a trustee auction. You will

be bidding on a lien, not on the property

itself. Placing the highest bid at a

trustee auction does not automatically

entitle you to free and clear ownership

of the property. You should also be

aware that the lien being auctioned

off may be a junior lien. If you are the

highest bidder at the auction, you are

or may be responsible for paying off all

liens senior to the lien being auctioned

off, before you can receive clear title

to the property. You are encouraged

to investigate the existence, priority,

and size of outstanding liens that may

exist on this property by contacting

the county recorder’s office or a title

insurance company, either of which

may charge you a fee for this information.

If you consult either of these resources,

you should be aware that the

same lender may hold more than one

mortgage or deed of trust on the property.

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER:

The sale date shown on this notice of

sale may be postponed one or more

times by the mortgagee, beneficiary,

trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section

2924g of the California Civil Code. The

law requires that information about

trustee sale postponements be made

available to you and to the public, as

a courtesy to those not present at the

sale. If you wish to learn whether your

sale date has been postponed, and, if

applicable, the rescheduled time and

date for the sale of this property, you

may call (844) 477-7869 or visit this

Internet Web site WWW.STOXPOST-

ING.COM, using the file number

assigned to this case 078422-CA.

Information about postponements that

are very short in duration or that occur

close in time to the scheduled sale

may not immediately be reflected in

the telephone information or on the Internet

Web site. The best way to verify

postponement information is to attend

the scheduled sale. FOR SALES IN-

FORMATION: (844) 477-7869 CLEAR

RECON CORP 4375 Jutland Drive San

Diego, California 92117

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE

TS No.CA-14-655600-CL Order

No.:090056986

YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A

DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/20/2006.

UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO

PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT

MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE.

IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF

THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING

AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CON-

TACT A LAWYER. A public auction

sale to the highest bidder for cash,

cashier’s check drawn on a state or

national bank, check drawn by state or

federal credit union, or a check drawn

by a state or federal savings and loan

association, or savings association,

or savings bank specified in Section

5102 to the Financial Code and authorized

to do business in this state,

will be held by duly appointed trustee.

The sale will be made, but without covenant

or warranty, expressed or implied,

regarding title, possession, or

encumbrances, to pay the remaining

principal sum of the note(s) secured

by the Deed of Trust, with interest and

late charges thereon, as provided in

the note(s), advances, under the terms

of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon,

fees, charges and expenses of the

Trustee for the total amount (at the time

of the initial publication of the Notice

of Sale) reasonably estimated to be

set forth below. The amount may be

greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIA-

RY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN

THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s):

HENRY JAN, AN UNMARRIED MAN

Recorded: 7/27/2006 as Instrument

No. 06 1664767 of Official Records

in the office of the Recorder of LOS

ANGELES County, California; Date of

Sale: 9/10/2019 at 10:00 AM Place

of Sale: Behind the fountain located

in Civic Center Plaza, located at 400

Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA 91766

Amount of unpaid balance and other

charges: $951,557.09 The purported

property address is: 2244 GALBRETH

RD, PASADENA, CA 91104 Assessor’s

Parcel No.: 5743-008-019 NO-

TICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you

are considering bidding on this property

lien, you should understand that

there are risks involved in bidding at

a trustee auction. You will be bidding

on a lien, not on the property itself.

Placing the highest bid at a trustee

auction does not automatically entitle

you to free and clear ownership of the

property. You should also be aware

that the lien being auctioned off may

be a junior lien. If you are the highest

bidder at the auction, you are or may

be responsible for paying off all liens

senior to the lien being auctioned off,

before you can receive clear title to

the property. You are encouraged to

investigate the existence, priority, and

size of outstanding liens that may exist

on this property by contacting the

county recorder’s office or a title insurance

company, either of which may

charge you a fee for this information. If

you consult either of these resources,

you should be aware that the same

lender may hold more than one mortgage

or deed of trust on the property.

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The

sale date shown on this notice of sale

may be postponed one or more times

by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee,

or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g

of the California Civil Code. The law

requires that information about

trustee sale postponements be made

available to you and to the public, as

a courtesy to those not present at the

sale. If you wish to learn whether your

sale date has been postponed, and,

if applicable, the rescheduled time

and date for the sale of this property,

you may call 916-939-0772 for information

regarding the trustee’s sale

or visit this Internet Web site http://

www.qualityloan.com, using the file

number assigned to this foreclosure

by the Trustee: CA-14-655600-CL.

Information about postponements

that are very short in duration or that

occur close in time to the scheduled

sale may not immediately be reflected

in the telephone information or on

the Internet Web site. The best way to

verify postponement information is to

attend the scheduled sale. The undersigned

Trustee disclaims any liability

for any incorrectness of the property

address or other common designation,

if any, shown herein. If no street

address or other common designation

is shown, directions to the location

of the property may be obtained by

sending a written request to the beneficiary

within 10 days of the date of

first publication of this Notice of Sale.

If the sale is set aside for any reason,

including if the Trustee is unable to

convey title, the Purchaser at the sale

shall be entitled only to a return of the

monies paid to the Trustee. This shall

be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive

remedy. The purchaser shall have no

further recourse against the Trustor,

the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s

Agent, or the Beneficiary’s

Attorney. If you have previously been

discharged through bankruptcy, you

may have been released of personal

liability for this loan in which case

this letter is intended to exercise the

note holders right’s against the real

property only. Date: Quality Loan

Service Corporation 2763 Camino

Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108

619-645-7711 For NON SALE information

only Sale Line: 916-939-0772

Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.

com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-

7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service

Corp. TS No.: CA-14-655600-CL ID-

SPub #0154875 7/25/2019 8/1/2019

8/8/2019

Trustee Sale No.18-005653 CXE

DS7300-19002581 APN 5831-015-

035 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE

YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED

OF TRUST DATED 06/16/10. UNLESS

YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT

YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD

AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN

EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF

THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU,

YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAW-

YER. On 08/16/19 at 11:00 am, Aztec

Foreclosure Corporation as the duly

appointed Trustee under and pursuant

to the power of sale contained in

that certain Deed of Trust executed by

Robert M Gilchrest, and Rose L Malmberg,

husband and wife, as Trustor(s),

in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration

Systems, Inc. as nominee for

Bank of America N.A., as Beneficiary,

Recorded on 06/22/10 in Instrument

No. 20100849234 of official records

in the Office of the county recorder

of LOS ANGELES County, California;

WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO

THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH

(payable at time of sale in lawful

money of the United States, by cash,

a cashier’s check drawn by a state or

national bank, a check drawn by a

state or federal credit union, or a check

drawn by a state or federal savings and

loan association, savings association,

or savings bank specified in section

5102 of the Financial Code and authorized

to do business in this state),

By the fountain located at 400 Civic

Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766, all

right, title and interest conveyed to

and now held by it under said Deed of

Trust in the property situated in said

County, California described as: 169

E LOMA ALTA DR, ALTADENA AREA,

CA 91001 The property heretofore

described is being sold “as is”. The

undersigned Trustee disclaims any

liability for any incorrectness of the

street address and other common

designation, if any, shown herein. Said

sale will be made, but without covenant

or warranty, expressed or implied,

regarding title, possession, or

encumbrances, to pay the remaining

principal sum of the note(s) secured

by said Deed of Trust, with interest

thereon, as provided in said note(s),

advances, if any, under the terms of the

Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges

and expenses of the Trustee and of the

trusts created by said Deed of Trust,

to-wit: $607,957.84 (Estimated) Accrued

interest and additional advances,

if any, will increase this figure prior

to sale. The undersigned caused said

Notice of Default and Election to Sell

to be recorded in the county where the

real property is located and more than

three months have elapsed since such

recordation. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL

BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding

on this property lien, you should

understand that there are risks involved

in bidding at a trustee auction.

You will be bidding on a lien, not on the

property itself. Placing the highest bid

at a trustee auction does not automatically

entitle you to free and clear ownership

of the property. You should also

be aware that the lien being auctioned

off may be a junior lien. If you are the

highest bidder at the auction, you are

or may be responsible for paying off all

liens senior to the lien being auctioned

off, before you can receive clear title

to the property. You are encouraged

to investigate the existence, priority,

and size of outstanding liens that may

exist on this property by contacting

the county recorder’s office or a title

insurance company, either of which

may charge you a fee for this information.

If you consult either of these resources,

you should be aware that the

same lender may hold more than one

mortgage or deed of trust on the property.

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER:

The sale date shown on this notice of

sale may be postponed one or more

times by the mortgagee, beneficiary,

trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section

2924g of the California Civil Code. The

law requires that information about

trustee sale postponements be made

available to you and to the public, as

a courtesy to those not present at the

sale. If you wish to learn whether your

sale date has been postponed, and, if

applicable, the rescheduled time and

date for the sale of this property, you

may call or visit the Internet Web site,

using the file number assigned to this

case 18-005653. Information about

postponements that are very short in

duration or that occur close in time to

the scheduled sale may not immediately

be reflected in the telephone information

or on the Internet Web site.

The best way to verify postponement

information is to attend the scheduled

sale. Servicelinkauction.com

866-539-4173 Or Aztec Foreclosure

Corporation (877) 257-0717 www.

aztectrustee.com DATE: 7/19/2019

AZTEC FORECLOSURE CORPO-

RATION Amy Connolly Assistant

Secretary / Assistant Vice President

Aztec Foreclosure Corporation 3636

N. Central Ave., Suite #400 Phoenix,

AZ 85012 Phone: (877) 257-0717 or

(877) 257-0717 Fax: (602) 638-5748

www.aztectrustee.com NPP0356982

To: PASADENA WEEKLY 07/25/2019,

08/01/2019, 08/08/2019

Fict. Business Names

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE NO. 2019177573

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: CAF… SANTO. 221 S. Spruce St.

Montebello, CA 90640. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

CafÈ Santo Inc., 221 S. Spruce St.

Montebello, CA 90640. State of Incorporation

or LLC: California. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a

Corporation. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the fictitious business name or names

listed above on: N/A. I declare that

all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/ Guadalupe P.

Castaneda. TITLE: CEO, Corp or LLC

Name: CafÈ Santo Inc. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 25, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019178772

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

{SYNDICATE}. 18 W. Sierra Madre

Blvd., Unit A Sierra Madre, CA 91024,

433 Highland Pl Monrovia, CA 91016.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. Articles of

Incorporation or Organization Number:

201800810521. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Straightedge Coffee, LLC,

433 Highland Pl Monrovia, CA 91016.

State of Incorporation or LLC: California.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED

BY a Limited Liability Company. The

registrant commenced to transact

business under the fictitious business

name or names listed above on:

N/A. I declare that all information in

this statement is true and correct. /s/

Alexander Novack. TITLE: President,

Corp or LLC Name: Straightedge

Coffee, LLC. This statement was filed

with the LA County Clerk on: June

26, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019174917

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

LSUN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT;

1215 Medford Rd. Pasadena, CA

91107. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGIS-

TERED OWNER(S) Li Sun, 1215 Medford

Rd. Pasadena, CA 91107. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information in

this statement is true and correct. /s/:

Li Sun. TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 21, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019177026

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

SAVICK STRAD PAD; 9620 Wornom

Ave. Sunland, CA 91040, PO Box 4202

Sunland, CA 91041. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S) Arlene

Mutterstein, Joe Savickas, 9620

Wornom Ave. Sunland, CA 91040.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED

BY Copartners. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the

Fictitious Business Name or names

listed above on: 06/2019. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/: Arlene Mutterstein.

TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 25, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019157493

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

EMPIRE LASHES & WAXING; 915

West Foothill Boulevard Suite J Claremont,

CA 91711, 111 Castleton Dr.

Claremont, CA 91711. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Mireya Doud Crisci, 111 Castleton

Dr. Claremont, CA 91711. THIS BUSI-

NESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Mireya Doud Crisci. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: June 7, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/4/19, 7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019174931

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

BLUE AARDVARK MEDIA; 1362 W.

Paseo Del Mar San Pedro, CA 90731,

1621 W. 25th St. #400 San Pedro,

CA 90732. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Jeniffer

Mcmullen, 1362 W. Paseo Del Mar

San Pedro, CA 90731. THIS BUSI-

NESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Jeniffer Mcmullen. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: June 21, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/4/19, 7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019157219

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

GOSSI JEWELS; 10013 Rutledge Pl.

Sun Valley, CA 91352. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Anoush Pogossian, 10013 Rutledge

Pl. Sun Valley, CA 91352.. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an

Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed

above on: 06/2019. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/: Anoush Pogossian.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 7, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019182165

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

ATP COMMERICIAL DEVELOPMENT.

177 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 200

Pasadena, CA 91105. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. Articles of Incorporation or

Organization Number: 2200643. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) American Team

Realty Properties, Inc., 177 E. Colorado

Blvd., Suite 200 Pasadena, CA

91105. State of Incorporation or LLC:

California. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the fictitious business name or

names listed above on: 05/2019. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/ Sandra

Erika Alvarez. TITLE: President, Corp

or LLC Name: American Team Realty

Properties, Inc, LLC. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

July 1, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/4/19, 7/11/19,

7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019181571

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

A-TEAM TAX AND ACCOUNTING,

A-TEAM TAX & ACCOUNTING; 1950

Starvale Rd. Glendale, CA 91207.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Ani Yaralian, 1950 Starvale

Rd. Glendale, CA 91207. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Ani Yaralian. TITLE: Owner. This

statement was filed with the LA County

Clerk on: June 28, 2019. NOTICE

in accordance with subdivision (a)

of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/4/19, 7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019176566

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: PASADENA MOVING AND

STORAGE. 1905 S. Mountain Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Monterey Properties, Inc., 1905 S.

Mountain Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016.

State of Incorporation or LLC: California.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED

BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the fictitious business name or names

listed above on: 01/1993. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/ Tom F. Schiffilea.

TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name:

Monterey Properties, Inc. This statement

was filed with the LA County

Clerk on: June 25, 2019. NOTICE in

accordance with subdivision (a) of

Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing

of this statement does not of itself

authorize the use in this state of a fictitious

business name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., Business and Professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019175037

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

HOLLYWOOD SPECTACLES OPTI-

CAL. 454 W. Colorado St. Glendale,

CA 91205. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Hollyspectacles

LLC, 454 W. Colorado St. Glendale,

CA 91205. State of Incorporation

or LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS

CONDUCTED BY a Limited Liability

Company. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the fictitious

business name or names listed

above on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and

correct. /s/ Sean Villacrucis. TITLE:

Member, Corp or LLC Name: Hollyspectacles

LLC. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 21, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019184571

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Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: AVANT ALLERGY. 9808 Venice

Blvd., #600 Culver City, CA 90232.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Sandra A. Ho, MD Professional

Corporation, 9808 Venice

Blvd., #600 Culver City, CA 90232.

State of Incorporation or LLC: California.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED

BY a Corporation. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the fictitious business name or names

listed above on: N/A. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/ Sandra A Ho. TITLE:

President, Corp or LLC Name: Sandra

A. Ho, MD Professional Corporation.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 3, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing

of this statement does not of itself

authorize the use in this state of a fictitious

business name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., Business and Professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019185517

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

DEEP ROOT IRRIGATION PRODUCTS.

4909 Algoma Ave. Los Angeles,

CA 90041. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Deep Root

Irrigation Products, 4909 Algoma

Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90041. State

of Incorporation or LLC: California.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY

a Corporation. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the fictitious business name or names

listed above on: 05/2018. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/ Julian Koziak.

TITLE: Managing Member, Corp or

LLC Name: Deep Root Irrigation Products.

This statement was filed with the

LA County Clerk on: July 3, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing

of this statement does not of itself

authorize the use in this state of a fictitious

business name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., Business and Professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019186039

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

CUSTOM SALON SOLUTIONS. 914

E. Walnut Ave. Burbank, CA 91501.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Elite Formulas, Inc., 914 E.

Walnut Ave. Burbank, CA 91501. State

of Incorporation or LLC: California.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY

a Corporation. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the fictitious business name or names

listed above on: N/A. I declare that

all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/ Dougla Denton.

TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name:

Elite Formulas, Inc. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

July 5, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

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provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019170207

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

RANCHO CONSUELO ALPACAS, RCJ

ALPACAS; 1043 Heritage Oaks Dr.

Arcadia, CA 91006, PO Box 1555 Sierra

Madre, CA 91025. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Aleksandar Jakovljevic, 1043 Heritage

Oaks Dr. Arcadia, CA 91006. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an

Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed

above on: 06/2019. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/: Aleksandar Jakovljevic.

TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 17, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019181951

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: PEACEFUL SPACES; 829 W.

Mariposa St. Altadena, CA 91001,

PO Box 92578 Pasadena, CA 91109.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Annie Walden, 829 W.

Mariposa St. Altadena, CA 91001.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY

an Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/: Annie Walden.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on: July

1, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019186688

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: GPK SALES; 324 S. Beverly Dr.,

Unit 187 Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Sharline Liu, 324 S.

Beverly Dr., Unit 187 Beverly Hills,

CA 90212. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/: Sharline Liu.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on: July

8, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019188209

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: GO FOR BROKE STRATEGIES;

319 W. Mariposa St. Altadena, CA

91001-4723. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Kenneth K.

Fujimoto, 319 W. Mariposa St. Altadena,

CA 91001-4723. THIS BUSINESS

IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The

registrant commenced to transact

business under the Fictitious Business

Name or names listed above on:

N/A. I declare that all information in

this statement is true and correct. /s/:

Kenneth K. Fujimoto. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 9, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019176849

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: GENERAL CAMERA REPAIR; 2218

E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA

91107. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGIS-

TERED OWNER(S) Brian Greco, Sabrina

Ann Coghlan, 1284 Westlyn Place

Pasadena, CA 91104. THIS BUSINESS

IS CONDUCTED BY a General Partnership.

The registrant commenced

to transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed

above on: 03/1964. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/: Sabrina Ann Coghlan.

TITLE: Partner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 25, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019172938

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: LOVELY REBEL APPAREL; 25986

Sand Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA

91387. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Rebecca Leavitt,

25986 Sand Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita,

CA 91387. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/: Rebecca Leavitt.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 19, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019183191

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: LEABANOS; 6720 E. Crescent

Street Los Angeles, CA 90042.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Learie Bain, 554 E. Benwood

Street Covina, CA 91722. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: 07/2002. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Learie Bain. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 2, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/11/19, 7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019179921

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: SIGNS SUPPLIES; 4901 Patata

St., Suite 104 Cudahy, CA 90201.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Jesus Martinez, 6921

Sherman Way Apt. A Bell, CA 90201,

Fernando Espinoza, 4901 Patata St.,

Suite 104 Cudahy, CA 90201. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a General

Partnership. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the

Fictitious Business Name or names

listed above on: 06/2019. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/: Fernando Espinoza.

TITLE: Partner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 27, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019185473

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

AMSCUD, AMSCUD WATERSPORTS;

2115 Sherwood Rd. San Marino, CA

91108. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Michael Pranolo,

2115 Sherwood Rd. San Marino, CA

91108. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/: Michael Pranolo.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on: July

3, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

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the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019186292

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: LOLA DANGER REFILL SERVICE;

225 N. Rose Street #310 Burbank, CA

91505. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Tracy Larson,

225 N. Rose Street #310 Burbank,

CA 91505. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: 07/2019. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/: Tracy

Larson. TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

July 5, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019163823

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: GRACEKAYLA.COM; 1626 N.

Altadena Dr. Pasadena, CA 91107.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Mike Kazandjian, 1626

N. Altadena Dr. Pasadena, CA 91107.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY

an Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/: Mike Kazandjian.

TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 14, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/11/19, 7/18/19,

7/25/19, 8/1/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019190955

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: ART FOR STUDIOS; 12235 Magnolia

Blvd., Apt. 301 Valley Village,

CA 91607. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Howard

Warman, 12235 Magnolia Blvd., Apt.

301 Valley Village, CA 91607. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Howard Warman. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 11, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019190123

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

THOMAS HOME INSPECTION; 25944

Coleridge Place Stevenson Place, CA

91381. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Victoria Thomas,

25944 Coleridge Place Stevenson

Place, CA 91381. THIS BUSINESS IS

CONDUCTED BY an Individual. The

registrant commenced to transact

business under the Fictitious Business

Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Victoria Thomas. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 10, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019186548

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

LAUNDRY MUSIC, LAUNDRYMUSIC;

3108 Glendale Blvd., Suite 608 Los

Angeles, CA 90039. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Andrew Bong Yiew Ho, Emily Shibata,

335 N. Isabel Street Apt. 4 Glendale,

CA 91206. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY a Married Couple. The

registrant commenced to transact

business under the Fictitious Business

Name or names listed above on:

7/2019. I declare that all information in

this statement is true and correct. /s/:

Andew Bong Yiew Ho. TITLE: Husband.

This statement was filed with the

LA County Clerk on: July 5, 2019 NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/18/19, 7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT

OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS

NAME FILE NO: 2019176360

FILE NO: 2016-227567 DATE FILED:

09/14/2016. Name of Business(es)

STARLIT SKY PUBLISHING, 680 E.

Colorado Blvd., Suite 180 Pasadena,

CA 91101. REGISTERED OWNER(S):

Joann Vuong, 1901 Vine St., #44

Alhambra, CA 91801. Business was

conducted by an Individual. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. (A registrant who

declares as true information which

he or she knows to be false is guilty

of a crime.) REGISTRANTS NAMES/

CORP/LLC (PRINT) Joann Vuong TI-

TLE: Owner. If corporation, also print

corporate title of officer. If LLC, also

print tile of officer or manager. This

statement was filed with the County

Clerk of LOS ANGELES County on

the date indicated by the filed stamp

in the upper right corner: June 24,

2019. I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THIS

COPY IS A CORRECT COPY OF THE

ORIGINAL STATEMENT ON FILE IN

MY OFFICE. DEAN C. LOGAN, LOS

ANGELES COUNTY CLERK by: Anna

Movsisyan, Deputy Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/18/19, 7/25/19,

8/1/19, 8/8/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019192251

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: FINALEE FLORAL CAKES; 713

W. Duarte Rd., Unit G834 Arcadia,

CA 91007. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Dorcas

Tanwongprasert, 713 W. Duarte Rd.,

Unit G834 Arcadia, CA 91007. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an

Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed

above on: 7/2019. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/: Dorcas Tanwongprasert.

TITLE: Owner. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

July 12, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/18/19, 7/25/19,

8/1/19, 8/8/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019196470

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: KICJAM DESIGNS; 3336 Henrietta

Ave. La Crescenta, CA 91214.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Kevin Tinglof, Christina

Tinglof, 3336 Henrietta Ave. La Crescenta,

CA 91214. THIS BUSINESS IS

CONDUCTED BY a Married Couple.

The registrant commenced to transact

business under the Fictitious Business

Name or names listed above on:

N/A. I declare that all information in

this statement is true and correct. /s/:

Christina Baglivi Tinglof. TITLE: Wife.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 17, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019197451

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: INTEGRAL MICROWAVE, RA-

DIAL SPACE LLC. 2053 East Foothill

Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Radial Space LLC, 2053

East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena, CA

91107. State of Incorporation or LLC:

California. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY a Limited Liability Company.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the fictitious

business name or names listed above

on: 12/2014. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and

correct. /s/ Fernando H. Aguirre Jr.

TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name:

Radial Space LLC. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on: July

18, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19, 8/1/19,

8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019181140

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: INTENTIONAL PARTNERS, IN-

TENTIONAL DIVORCE PARTNERS,

INTENTIONAL WEALTH PARTNERS.

2254 Riverside Drive Los Angeles,

CA 90039. COUNTY: Los Angeles.

REGISTERED OWNER(S) Intentional

Partners LLC, 2254 Riverside Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90039. State of Incorporation

or LLC: California. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY a

Limited Liability Company. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the fictitious business name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/ Nadia Fernandez.

TITLE: President, Corp or LLC Name:

Intentional Partners LLC. This statement

was filed with the LA County

Clerk on: June 28, 2019. NOTICE in

accordance with subdivision (a) of

Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing

of this statement does not of itself

authorize the use in this state of a fictitious

business name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., Business and Professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019180584

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

BEST FIT INSURANCE SERVICES.

2607 Denton Avenue Rosemead,

CA 91770, 15421 E. Gale Ave.,

#91081 City of Industry, CA 91715.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Gold Well Enterprise LLC,

2607 Denton Avenue Rosemead,

CA 91770. State of Incorporation or

LLC: California. THIS BUSINESS IS

CONDUCTED BY a Limited Liability

Company. The registrant commenced

to transact business under the fictitious

business name or names listed

above on: 05/2019. I declare that all

information in this statement is true

and correct. /s/ Vien Nguyen. TITLE:

Member, Corp or LLC Name: Gold

Well Enterprise LLC. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

June 28, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a fictitious business name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19, 8/1/19,

8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019196317

Type of Filing: Original The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: LEXXLASHES; 23634

Decorah Rd. Diamond Bar, CA 91765.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Alexis Herrera, 23634

Decorah Rd. Diamond Bar, CA 91765.

THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY

an Individual. The registrant commenced

to transact business under

the Fictitious Business Name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement is

true and correct. /s/: Alexis Herrera.

TITLE: Owner. This statement was

filed with the LA County Clerk on: July

17, 2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19, 8/1/19,

8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019194222

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: STREETLIGHT EVENTS; 875 Serrano

Place Los Angeles, CA 90029.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Matthew Michael Shores,

875 Serrano Place Los Angeles, CA

90029. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY an Individual. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the Fictitious Business Name

or names listed above on: 03/2017.

I declare that all information in this

statement is true and correct. /s/: Matthew

Michael Shores. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 16, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019198419

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business as:

CHOUXLA; 275 South Arroyo Parkway

Unit 303 Pasadena, CA 91105.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Michael Myers, Andrew

Myers, 275 South Arroyo Parkway

Unit 303 Pasadena, CA 91105. THIS

BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Michael Myers. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 19, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019190144

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: RADIANCE OF LIFE MINI-DAY

SPA; 215 N. Larchmont Blvd. Los

Angeles, CA 90004. COUNTY: Los

Angeles. REGISTERED OWNER(S)

Luriya Yusuk, 215 N. Larchmont Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90004. THIS BUSI-

NESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: 11/2007. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Luriya Lusuk. TITLE: Owner.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 10, 2019. NO-

TICE in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

Statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing of

this statement does not of itself authorize

the use in this state of a Fictitious

Business Name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., business and professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019200585

Type of Filing: Amended. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: BE JOYFUL LIFE COACHING,

PASADENA COACHING; 426 S. Los

Robles Avenue Unit F Pasadena, CA

91101, 281 E. Colorado Boulevard

P.O. Box 2494 Pasadena, CA 91102.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Brigit Elisabeth Jeffries,

426 S. Los Robles Avenue Unit F

Pasadena, CA 91101. THIS BUSI-

NESS IS CONDUCTED BY an Individual.

The registrant commenced to

transact business under the Fictitious

Business Name or names listed above

on: N/A. I declare that all information

in this statement is true and correct.

/s/: Brigit Elisabeth Jeffries. TITLE:

Owner. This statement was filed with

the LA County Clerk on: July 23,

2019. NOTICE in accordance with

subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a

Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19, 8/1/19,

8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE No.2019199707

Type of Filing: Original. The following

person(s) is (are) doing business

as: DREAM RESTORATIONS; 3040

E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107.

COUNTY: Los Angeles. REGISTERED

OWNER(S) Sofia Saitova, Anatoly

Dunaevskiy, 3040 E. Foothill Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107. THIS BUSINESS

IS CONDUCTED BY a Married Couple.

The registrant commenced to transact

business under the Fictitious Business

Name or names listed above on: N/A.

I declare that all information in this

statement is true and correct. /s/: Sofia

Saitova TITLE: Wife. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk on:

July 22, 2019. NOTICE in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section 17920,

a Fictitious Name Statement generally

expires at the end of five years from

the date on which it was filed in the

office of the county clerk, except, as

provided in subdivision (b) of Section

17920, where it expires 40 days after

any change in the facts set forth in the

statement pursuant to Section 17913

other than a change in the residence

address of a registered owner. a new

Fictitious Business Name statement

must be filed before the expiration.

The filing of this statement does

not of itself authorize the use in this

state of a Fictitious Business Name

in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common law

(see Section 14411 et seq., business

and professions code). Publish: Pasadena

Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19, 8/1/19,

8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE NO. 2019

190864 Type of Filing: Original. The

following person(s) is (are) doing

business as: TAQUERIA LOS ANAYA.

4651 W. Adam Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

90016. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Los Anaya Inc.,

4651 W. Adam Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

90016. State of Incorporation or LLC:

California. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the fictitious business name

or names listed above on: 03/2013.

I declare that all information in this

statement is true and correct. /s/

Juan Carlos Anaya. TITLE: President,

Corp or LLC Name: Los Anaya Inc.

This statement was filed with the LA

County Clerk on: July 11, 2019. NO-

TICE – in accordance with subdivision

(a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name

statement generally expires at the end

of five years from the date on which

it was filed in the office of the county

clerk, except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it

expires 40 days after any change in

the facts set forth in the statement

pursuant to Section 17913 other than

a change in the residence address of

a registered owner. a new Fictitious

Business Name statement must be

filed before the expiration. The filing

of this statement does not of itself

authorize the use in this state of a fictitious

business name in violation of the

rights of another under federal, state,

or common law (see Section 14411 et

seq., Business and Professions code).

Publish: Pasadena Weekly. Dates:

7/25/19, 8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT FILE NO. 2019

190844 Type of Filing: Original. The

following person(s) is (are) doing business

as: RESTAURANTE LOS ANAYA.

630 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA

91101. COUNTY: Los Angeles. REG-

ISTERED OWNER(S) Los 3 Anaya Inc.,

630 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA

91101. State of Incorporation or LLC:

California. THIS BUSINESS IS CON-

DUCTED BY a Corporation. The registrant

commenced to transact business

under the fictitious business name or

names listed above on: N/A. I declare

that all information in this statement

is true and correct. /s/ Juan Carlos

Anaya. TITLE: President, Corp or LLC

Name: Los Anaya Inc. This statement

was filed with the LA County Clerk

on: July 11, 2019. NOTICE – in accordance

with subdivision (a) of Section

17920, a Fictitious Name statement

generally expires at the end of five

years from the date on which it was

filed in the office of the county clerk,

except, as provided in subdivision

(b) of Section 17920, where it expires

40 days after any change in the facts

set forth in the statement pursuant to

Section 17913 other than a change in

the residence address of a registered

owner. a new Fictitious Business

Name statement must be filed before

the expiration. The filing of this statement

does not of itself authorize the

use in this state of a fictitious business

name in violation of the rights of another

under federal, state, or common

law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business

and Professions code). Publish:

Pasadena Weekly. Dates: 7/25/19,

8/1/19, 8/8/19, 8/15/19

07.25.19 PASADENA WEEKLY 29


8Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, presents the season’s final Music on the Main

performance featuring Afro-Cuban violinist Dayren Santamaria performing high-energy Latin and Cuban music from

6 to 7:30 p.m., included in Descanso admission of $9 general admission, $6 for students and seniors, $4 for children 5 to

12, free for those 4 and younger. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit descansogardens.org.

THURSDAY 07.25.19

FRIDAY 07.26.19

SATURDAY 07.27.19

A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, presents its free resident artist play-reading

festival inVision. It opens with happy hour at 6:30 p.m. Friday followed by staged readings at 8 p.m.

It continues with readings from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Visit anoisewithin.org

for the full schedule.

CHOICE EVENTS

FOR THE WEEK OF

07.25–08.01

BY JOHN SOLLENBERGER

Dayren Santamaria

Eat|See|Hear Film Series, Pasadena City Hall Centennial Square, 100 N. Garfield Ave.,

Pasadena, features “Home Alone” from 5 to 10:30 p.m. It includes food trucks and live music by

Dylan Dunlap. Tickets are $8 to $21. Visit eatseehear.com for tickets and information.

SUNDAY 07.28.19

MONDAY 07.29.19

TUESDAY 07.30.19

WEDNESDAY 07.31.19

THURSDAY 08.01.19

California Philharmonic Orchestra performs the concert, “Space: A Giant Leap,” featuring

music from such hit productions as “Apollo 13,” “Star Wars” and “Star Trek,” plus

“Mars and Jupiter” by Gustav Holst and Mahler’s “Symphony No. 1, Titan.” A pre-concert

talk with Maestro Victor Vener starts at 1 p.m. and the concert starts at 2 p.m. at Walt

Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Tickets are $37.50 to $140. Call (323)

850-2000 or visit calphil.com.

Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, presents its free

Off the Page play reading series with “Permanent Collection” at 7 p.m. It’s the story

of Sterling North, the new black director of the Morrison Foundation, who precipitates

controversy when he insists the foundation’s museum display its stored artworks of African

origin more prominently and in greater quantity. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit

sierramadreplayhouse.org.

Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena, and David Harvey Presents

feature Jimmy Yessian of the Tall Men Group, Craig Lincoln of Sabrina and Greg and

SongNet Director and musician Jimi Yamagishi, with special guest Dylan Brody at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $15, cash only at the door. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit coffeegallery.com.

Sushi Roku hosts July Wine Wednesdays at One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena.

Wednesday features wine and whiskey tastings at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15. Guests receive a

ticket redeemable at the restaurant for $15 off a bottle of sake for their dinner. Live music is

by Neon West. The music is free

The Blue Guitar, at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena,

presents jazz with the Brett Farkas Band at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17

for table seating. Visit blueguitar.club for tickets and information.

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