TO SWEEP OR NOT TO SWEEP My job is

TO SWEEP OR NOT TO SWEEP My job is not easy and it’s getting harder every day. Because every time I try to sweep up the streets, the dust blows all over the place. And I hate it when it comes back and hits me in the face. But people are suing me every time they have a chance. So the question is… to sweep or not to sweep? The trash is getting bigger as we speak. It’s so easy to see, the drug dealers and thieves are getting off free. The jails can’t hold them, and their lawyers are getting rich. The public is the one losing on this deal. Because the cops are not allowed to sweep up the streets! Like in the early days, when preventing crime was the job of the police! Now we are not allowed to sweep. So the question is… to sweep or not to sweep? We have to do something about it, before all the garbage pollutes our streets! By Maria Cain AKA “Miss Candy Cain” You can buy my book, just Google it: Maria Cain’s Lyrics And Poems

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Bidding Opportunity with LACCD For

Bidding Opportunity with LACCD For future bidding opportunities please visit the Online Vendor Portal which can be accessed by visiting the website www.build-laccd.org under “Contractors and Bidders” then clicking the PlanetBids link. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Los Angeles Community College District (“District”) invites A or B Licensed General Contractors to submit Statements of Qualification (SOQ) for the following procurement: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from Contractors for South Gate Educational Center, South Gate Educational Center – Demo, Construction Services. Description of the Project: Building 1 Demolition (DTSC involvement) Abate all hazardous material (interior, exterior), TPH abatement, and demolish cast-in-place concrete constructed warehouse building, originally built circa 1920, partial lower level (basement) and two above ground levels, approximately 455,650 square feet. Building 2 (City of South Gate permit) Maintain and protect Building 2 during surrounding building demolition and remediation efforts, including utilities. See “Pedestrian Bridge Demolition” for scope of work impacting this project. Building 3 Demolition (DTSC involvement) Abate all hazardous material (interior, exterior), TPH abatement, and demolish cast-in-place concrete constructed warehouse building, originally built circa 1920, basement level, four above ground levels, approximately 366,370 square feet. This building shares a common wall with Building 1. Building 4 Demolition Abate all hazardous material (interior, exterior), and demolish cast-in-place concrete constructed warehouse building, originally built circa 1930, two levels, approximately 220,550 square feet. Pedestrian Bridge Demolition Abate hazardous material, demolish and provide remediation of enclosed pedestrian bridge from southeast of Building 1 to the northwest corner of Building 2, West Wing Second Level; demolish building 2 stairwell. Construct a new building 2 exit stairwell, exit door and required building work (at exit stair and surrounds) per the provided drawings. Site and Site Utility Demolition Site and Utility Demolition will include additional site structures with the exception of utilities that serve Building 2. Prepare site stabilization and best management practice (BMP) strategies in compliance with local SWPP requirements prior to start of construction. The entire property site is approximately eighteen and one half (18.5) acres inclusive of building 2. Construction Fencing Rework and/or replace owner provided perimeter fence installed along the West and South sides of the site. Provide new fencing along the perimeter, as needed/required, to contain the site for security and safety. Existing, new fence and perimeter site lighting will be the sole responsibility of this Contractor to maintain during the construction activities. All fencing, inclusive of the Construction fence shall be embedded into the ground. All fences (permanent & construction) and perimeter sight lighting shall in place after completion of this project and owned by the District. North Site Scope of work for the north side of the site is part of this package. Offsite Improvement (City of South Gate) Offsite improvements, permitted through the City of South Gate, include surrounding sidewalks, driveway approaches, Utility work provided; implementation of all Supplemental EIR Mitigation Measures: traffic lane striping on Firestone Blvd and Santa Fe Avenue, installation of a traffic signal and new driveways on Santa Fe Avenue and Firestone Blvd. How the Procurement Process for this Project will take place: This procurement process will take place in two steps: (1) the instant Request for Qualifications step (i.e., a project specific pre-qualification) (“RFQ”); and (2) a subsequent Invitation for Bid step (“IFB”) (i.e., lowest competitive bid). Upon receipt and evaluation of the Statements of Qualifications (“SOQ’s”) submitted in response to this RFQ, the SOQ’s will be scored, evaluated and the Pre-Qualified Contractors for the Project identified. Thereafter, the District will publish and issue an Invitation for Bids only to the Contractors who have pre-qualified. Only Pre-qualified Contractors are permitted to submit a bid (Public Contract Code section 20651.5). Award of the Construction Services Agreement will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. The award of the Construction Services Agreement will be made pursuant to, without limitation, the authority provided to the District under Public Contract Code section 20651, and other applicable law(s). All Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be received at the Jacobs – Program Management Office, 1055 Corporate Center Drive, 5th Floor; Monterey Park, California 91574 no later than: May 8, 2018 before 10:00 AM Local Time. The Applicant assumes full and sole responsibility for timely receipt of its SOQ and any other documents required to be submitted with the SOQ, by the District. The District will have no responsibility for SOQ’s not submitted in a timely manner, no matter the reason. RFQ Documents, including instructions to Applicants, will be available to Applicants on and after April 17, 2018, at the Online Vendor Portal. The Online Vendor Portal can be accessed by visiting the website www.build-laccd.org under “Contractors and Bidders” then clicking the PlanetBids link. All questions shall be directed to the Online Vendor Portal. 4/21, 4/28/18 CNS-3123209# LA OPINION

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN

LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (LACMTA) INVITATION FOR BID LACMTA will receive bids for OP52980 – ExpressLanes – Channelizers & Epoxyat the 9th Floor Receptionist Desk, Vendor/Contract Management Department, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor). This project is a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Set-Aside contract. To participate in this IFB, bidders must be SBE certified with LACMTA prior to proposal due date. For information on the Set-Aside program, visit http://mymetro/DEOD/Pages/Small-Business-certification-Unit.aspx. All Bids must be submitted on forms furnished by LACMTA, and must be filed at the reception desk, 9th floor, V/CM Department, on or before 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received later than the above date and time will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Each bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP52980. A Pre-Bid conference will be held on 24-Apr-2018 09:00:00, at One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, Alhambra: Room 09-84. For a copy of the IFB go to http://business.metro.net/VendorPortal/faces/home/solicitations/openSolicitations or for further information email Aryani Guzman at guzmana@metro.net. 4/20, 4/21/18 CNS-3119902# LA OPINION

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2018073722 The following person is doing business as: CRAZYCUTS BARBERSHOP 11124 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90061-1553 (LA COUNTY) Irving Medina- MorenoFigueroa Los Angeles, CA 90061 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant has commenced to transact business under the fictitious business names listed herein. o 03/2018 SIGNED: Irving Medina-Moreno (owner) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on: 03/27/18 NOTICE: THIS FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM DATE IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED PRIOR TO THAT DATE. 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. Pub: 04/14, 04/21, 04/28, 05/05/2018

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INVITATION FOR BIDS Notice is given

INVITATION FOR BIDS Notice is given that an Invitation For Bids for Lennox and Malibu Garbage Disposal Districts (2018-GDD017) will be received by the County of L.A. Dept. of Public Works, Cashier Office, 900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra, CA 91803 until 9:00 am, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. A Mandatory Bidders’ Conference will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., at Public Works Headquarters, 900 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, California 91803, in Conference Room C. Attendance by the Bidder or an authorized representative is mandatory. An IFB may be obtained by accessing the link at http://dpw.lacounty.gov/brcd/servicecontracts/ or at the Cashier Office or will be mailed to you upon request by calling (626) 458-4169 or TDD at (626) 282-7829. 4/14, 4/15, 4/16, 4/17, 4/18, 4/19, 4/20, 4/21, 4/22, 4/23/18 CNS-3120385# LA OPINION

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2018060786 The following person is doing business as: JA BATTERIES 34150 123 Rd. St E. Pearlblossom, CA 93543 Pearblossom, CA 93543 34150 123 Rd. St E. Pearlblossom, CA 93543 Pearblossom, CA 93543 (LA COUNTY) Jose Roberto Alvarado Cruz 34150 123 Rd. St E. Pearblossom, CA 93543 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant has not commenced to transact business under the fictitious business names listed herein. SIGNED: Jose Roberto Alvarado Cruz (owner) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on: 03/12/18 NOTICE: THIS FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENT EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM DATE IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK. A NEW FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT MUST BE FILED PRIOR TO THAT DATE. 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. Pub: 04/07, 04/14, 04/21, 04/28/2018

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