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LEGAL NOTICES before this court in Department 526 of the Los Angeles Superior Court, STAFF REPORT located at 415 W. Ocean Blvd Long Beach, California, on 4/2/2014, at Snug Harborlnnhas announced 8:30 o'clock a.m Dept.: 526 and that it has been named as a win- then and there show cause, if any ner in the Small Hotels category they have, why the petition for change in the 2014 Travelers' Choice of name should not be granted, awards, coming 13th in the USA. All persons interested in this mat- In the 12th year of the awards, the ter are directed to make known any world's most outstanding proper- objections that they may have to the ties were identified in the cat- granting of the Petition for Change of egories of Top Hotels, Bargain, Name by filing a written objection, which includes the reasons for the B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, objection, with the court at least two Romance, and Small Hotels. (2) court days before the matter is Travelers' Choice award win- scheduled to be heard and by appear- ners were determined based on the ing in court at the hearing reviews and opinions of millions to show cause why the Petition for of TripAdvisor travelers around Change of name should not be grant- the globe. ed. If no written objection is timely "We're excited to recog- nize the world's best properties, based on the opinions of those who know them best - the mil- E lions of travelers around the features with seamless links to globe who come to TripAdvisor booking tools. TripAdvisor brand- to share their experiences," said ed sites make up the largest travel Barbara Messing, chief market- community in the world, with ing officer for TripAdvisor. "For more than 260 million unique those seeking inspiration for their monthly visitors, and more than 2014 travel planning, this list of 125 million reviews and opin- spectacular accommodations that ions covering more than 3.1 mil- received 2014 Travelers' Choice lion accommodations, restaurants awards is a perfect place to start." and attractions. The sites oper- TripAdvisor. ate in 34 countries worldwide, About TripAdvisor including China under daodao. TripAdvisor is the world's com. TripAdvisor also includes largest travel site, enabling travel- TripAdvisor for Business, a dedi- ers to plan and have the perfect cated division that provides the trip. TripAdvisor offers advice tourism industry access to mil- from travelers and ,a wide variety lions of monthly TripAdvisor visi- of travel choices and planning tors. filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. ~'~l'oilnl Morrow said the Avalon com- munity complained about drugs in It is further ordered that a copy of this From page 1 order to show cause be published in 1988 and the Sheriff's Department the Catalina Islander a newspaper of raised the subject during coun- responded by issuing warrants general circulation published in this cil discussion about renewing the and dragging people out of their county, at least once a week for four city's law enforcement contract homes. successive weeks prior to the date with the Los Angeles Sheriff's He said dealers feel like they're of the hearing. Department. safe hem because there's not much December 24, 2013 "There's a situation in Avalon going on. Michael P. Vicencia here right now where we've had Morrow encouraged the public Judge Of The Superior Court some heroin usage, some extreme to contact council members if they John A. Clarke, Clerk of the Court heroin usage, and someone heard knew anything. He promised that Catalina Islander 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, died of an overdose not too long council members would keep the 3/7/2014 ago," Morrow said, apparently confidence of anyone who spoke referring to Reed's death, to them. Morrow said he was hearing Morrow said that every time FICTITIOUS BUSINESS a lot of complaints in town about he went to the sheriff with the NAME STATEMENT heroin, name of a suspect, the Sheriff's 2014021579 . Morrow said Avalon's contract Department knew the name. But THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS (ARE) with the Sheriff's Department the Sheriff's Department had to DOING BUSINESS AS: Cutting Edge Custom Cabinets and Finishing,(1) called for one deputy on the street build a case. 5011 E. Washington Blvd Los every day. The city uses grant Morrow said there has been a Angeles, CA 90040 (2) 1417 5th money to pay for additional dep- roar coming out of the community Street, La Verne, CA 91750. uties when there is a need for for the last few weeks. Name of registrant: Bryan Mike them. Thompson said Fetteroll was Palma,1417 5th Street, La Verne, Morrow said the department aware of the problem and had a CA 91750. had a huge narcotics bureau and handle on it This business is conducted by an the contract allowed the narcotics On Wednesday, Feb. 19, individual, unit to supplement the services of Morrow said that while he was Registrant has begun to transact Avalon's deputies, walking to the boat top the main- business under the fictitious name(s) Sgt. Don Thompson, of the land, he was stopped by several listed above on 3/1/2007. Contract Law Enforcement people about the drug problem. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County Bureau, confirmed that was in the Morrow said he raised the sub- on January 27, 2014. contract, ject at the council meeting because Published in the Catalina Islander 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7/2014 isse for eyelashes Call 714-546-2020 For a Saturday clinic appointment at CIMC. ORANGE COAST center Vote Burney Ramming for City Council. He gets things done. He really cares what you think about Avalon so let him know your concerns so he can do something about them. He is serious about this council race. To register to vote contact Burney and he will bring you the form for you to fill out. 310-422-1406 or bramming@aol.com NOTICE AND SUMMARY OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REENACTING SEVERAL SECTIONS OF TITLE 8 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADOPTING THE STATE BUILDING STANDARDS CODES AS MODIFIED On January 21, 2014, at a regular meeting, the City of Avalon City Council inlToduced Ordinance No. 1127-14 entitled An Ordinance of the City of Avalon Repealing and Reenacting the Several Sections of Title 8 of the Municipal Code and Adopting the State Building Standards Code as Modified. Ordinance No. 1127-14 adopts the State of California's 2013 Uniform Building Code, along with Los Angeles County recommended modifications specific to the geography, climate, and topography of Los Angeles County and local modifications specific to the unique building code needs of the City of Avalon. Ordinance No. 1127-14 also includes, but is not limited to, penalties for violations of the Building Code and policies for the adminisb'ation and application of the Building Code. A certified full text version of Ordinance No. 1127-14 is available for viewing at the City Clerk's Office located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, California. Notice is hereby given that at 6:00 p.m. on March 4, 2014, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, California, 90704, the City Council of the City of Avalon will consider the adoption of this ordinance. he wanted to "put the fear of God" ing this around and, yes, it's very into the dealers, harmful," Ponce said. "We've had drug problems here He also said CHOICES was for years," Morrow said. seeing kids being effected by According to Morrow, Avalon drugs at a younger age--using goes through cycles of drug use. them or having parents abusing "We're in for a nasty cycle right them. now," he said. Morrow said there are people "We're going to get a lot of in Avalon who know the names attention now from the Sherrif's of everyone selling drugs. But Department," Morrow said. the Sheriff's Department has to According to Morrow, the establish probable cause in order Sheriff's Department cherishes its to make an arrest. Morrow said law enforcement contracts with the issue was personal and serious cities, to everyone in Avalon. He said Sgt. Thompson said the depart- members of the Hispanic commu- merit had contracts to provide law nity come here to get away from enforcement services to 42 cities, the drug cartels. But according He said the young woman's to Morrow, they have not escaped death--another apparent refer- that aspect of the problem. ence to Jacqueline Reed--set the "You've got members of cartels town on fire. living here," Morrow said. Morrow said the VFW would The council voted unanimous- be meeting with FetterollThursday ly to extend its contract with the night~: Feb. .EOe to discuSs reviving : Sheriff's Department, even though the neighborhood watch program, the actual cost of the contract is Council Member Michael not yet known because the rates Ponce, a member of the CHOICES are set by the office -of the audi- board of directors, said the ques- tor/controller. Those figures have tion of drugs needs to be inves- not yet been released, according tigated, to Sgt. Thompson. Ponce said drug use has always City Manager Ben Harvey said been a problem on the island, the cost could increase by as much "We have to find a way of turn- as 4 percent. NOTICE AND SUMMARY OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLES 1 AND 2 OF CHAPTER 2 OF TITLE 6 OF THE AVALON MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING SOLID WASTE COLLECTION. Notice is hereby given that at 6:00 p.m. on March 4, 2014, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, California, 90704, the City Council of the City of Avalon will consider the adoption of an Ordinance, which if adopted, will amend Articles 1 and 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 6 Avalon Municipal Code relating to solid waste collection. The changes are intended to ensure these articles are consistent with the City's recently awarded solid waste collection franchise and best practices for solid waste collection. If adopted, the amendments to Articles 1 and 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 6 will make the following changes to the Avalon Municipal Code: 1 Revises definitions to ensure consistency with the solid waste franchise; 2. Clarifies residents may sell or donate their recyclables; 3. Requires residents and businesses to use receptacles or bundle certai green waste as required in the solid waste franchise; under the franchise, the City is in the process of converting to standardized containers; 4. Revises provisions regarding the franchisee's collection vehicles; 5. Revises and reformats other provisions of the articles to ensure they are consistent with the solid waste franchise and best practices for solid waste collection. The above summary constitutes the major highlights of the proposed Ordinance. A reading of the entire ordinance may be necessary to obtain a full understanding of the Ordinance. A copy of the full text of the Ordinance is available at the City Clerk's office located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, California, 90704. Persons interested may appear before the City Council at the above date, place and time. If you challenge the matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the City Clerk at, or prior to, the public hearing. The City of Avalon endeavors to be in total compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require assistance or auxiliary aids in order to participate at City Council meetings, please contact the City Clerk's Office as far in advance of the meeting as possible. S Oee F iea ;i Fe rua 2L 2614. i iX