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-I- ~ WEDNESDAY >> FEBRUARY 10, 2016 >> THE GRIDLEY HERALD Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at Ivandehey@gridleyherald.com By Charles King Esperanza High Teacher I have been a teacher at Esperanza Continuation High School for the past 14 years. It has come to my attention that students and parents in our area are misinformed about many as- peers of our school. I would like to give a clear picture of the advan- tages of attending Esperanza High School, which has been serving this community for over 40 years. To attend Esperanza a student must be at least 16 years old and usually CHOOSE to attend our pro- gram because they're credit deficient. At Esperanza, students will earn class credits in core subjects such as English, History, Math and Science in addition to credits earned at their own pace from home or school using our computer based program. This allows a student to make up credits they are lacking and get back on track for graduating with their class. Our students enjoy more personal atten- tion as our student to teacher ratio is about 15q and more 1-1 time is available in the afternoons. Some students prefer a shorter school day (our school hours are 8 a.m., - 12 p.m.) leaving more time in the afternoon to pursue work opportunities, or concurrent enrollment in college. Our program al- lows students who don't fit the typical high school model to escape the social drama associated with larger schools, accelerate their education and gradu- ate early if they are willing to work hard or attend an independent study program for personal, medical or other reasons, and attend a school in an alternative environment with teachers and staff who take a per- sonal interest in their lives and future. I will now address some of the common miscon- ceptions about Esperanza High School. One misconception is:"kkll the students are gang A-4556080. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S. No.: 15-15077 A.P.N.: 064-170-027 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT AI-I'ACHED PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE Section 2923.3(a), THE SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REFERRED TO ABOVE IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE RECORDED COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT BUT ONLY TO THE COPIES PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/25/2009. 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 CONTACT 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 a 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 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by tt~ trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. 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. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor: TAMRA MCGEE, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Duly Appointed Trustee: Carrington Foreclosure Services, LLC Recorded 7/7/2009 as Instrument No. 2009-0024198 in book, page of Ofticial Records in the office of the Recorder of Butte County, California, Described as ,follows: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST Date of Sale: 2/23/2016 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: Main entrance to Butte County Courthouse, 1. Court Street, Oroville, CA 95965 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $131,939.37 (Estimated) Street Address or other common designation of real properly: 14563 CARNEGIE ROAD MAGALIA, CA 95954 A.P.N.: 064-170-027 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. 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 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee'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 holder's rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative Credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. 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 li~ns senior to the lien being auctioned oft, 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 properly 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 (800) 280-2832 or visit this Intemet Web site www.auction.com, using the file number assigned to this case 15- 15077. 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. Date: 12/22/2015 Carrington Foreclosure Services, LLC 600 City Parkway West, Suite 110-A Orange, CA 92868 Automated Sale Information: (800) 280-2832 or www.auction.com for NON-SALE information: 888-313-1969 Shirley Best, Trustee Sale Specialist A-4556080 02/03/2016, 02/10/2016, 02/17/2016 Publish: February 3, 10, 17, 2016 (The Gridley Herald) members:' Of course this isn't true, some of our stu- dents may have gang affiliations (as any school would) but our students are closely monitored in our small setting and an intimidation or bullying is immedi- ately addressed! A second misconception is: "All the students there do drugs: Unfortunately, drugs are available on any school campus, however, Esperanza is a closed campus, in a small setting, with constant supervision and our students KNOW we WILL call the police and have them arrested if they violate the rules about drugs. A third misconception is: "Only stupid kids go there:' We have students from across the educational spectrum; from one student who scored 450 out of 450 on the California High School Exit Exam, to stu- dents who knew they weren't going to graduate be- cause of the number of credits they needed to make up, but attended anyway because they enjoyed corn- ing to school. : Our attendance rate is one of the best in the coun- ty! The greatest misconception of all about Esperanza is "their diploma isn't as good as the high school di- ploma? The only difference between an Esperanza diploma and a comprehensive high school's diploma is a student cannot go directly to a university from Es- peranza. Last I checked, most students from the com= prehensive high schools do not go directly to a or UC campus. We are here to help students transition back to the high school or graduate, enroll in college, enlist in the military or move straight into work. We are not here to judge, we are here to help your son Or daugh- ter be successful no matter which path they choose and we are proud of what we do and the learning en- vironment at Esperanza High School Please call 846- 4383 if you have any questions. two minors A 32-year-old former Thermalito man, convicted of two counts of felony Child Endangerment and one count of Manufacturing Concentrated Cannabis Re- sulting in Great Bodily Injury, was sentenced to more than 10 years in state prison. Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Deems sentenced Brandon Qassem, 32, now of Pitts- burg, California, to 10 years and 8 months in state prison at a sentencing held Thursday, February 4, 2016. Qassem was convicted of felony Child Endan- germent and Manufacturing a Controlled Substance Resulting in Great Bodily Injury on November 5, 2015. The convictions stemmed from Qassem man- ufacturing butane honey oil, an extremely explosive and unlawful method of making concentrated can- nabis, when the vapors from the butane gas found an ignition source and exploded on November 30, 2014 at approximately 10:20 a.m. in Thermalito. The explosion was so violent it knocked the house off its foundation and nearly killed Qassem's two young nephews, ages 13 and 15, who were inside the struc- ture when it exploded. Qassem's 13-year-old nephew suffered second and third degree burns on 60% of his body, and his 15-year-old nephew suffered second and third degree California State University, Chico's College of Ag- riculture will host its 13th annual Career and Intern- ship Fair on Feb. 17, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Farm Pavilion located at 311 Nicholas C. Schouten Lane in Chico. More than 40 companies including Foster Farms, Harris Ranch, J.G. Boswell, The Morning Star Company, Nationwide Agribusi- ness, Rabobank, Tanimura & Antle, and the Tremont and Lyman Groups are registered to attend. The annual Career and Internship Fair has had continued success connecting student jobseekers and potential employers in all fields of agriculture. Com- panies in attendance will have the opportunity to meet students and alumni who have obtained a degree in or are studying animal science; agricultural business; crops, horticulture, and land resource management; and agricultural science and education. More information on the career fair can be found online at http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/resources/ca- reer-fair.shtml. burns over 45% of his body. Both boys spent more than two months in the intensive care unit and were treated at Shriners Hospital in Sacramento for several months, undergoing multiple skin grafts and surger- ies. They will also endure multiple future surgeries as they grow out 0fthe skin that has been grafted. Angela Qassem, 30, Pittsburg, California, wife of Brandon Qassem, was convicted of one felony count of Child Endangerment for allowing finished butane honey oil product to be within reach of her one year old child. The concentrated cannabis, a significant danger to children, was found in a stroller inside the Qassem's home, well within reach of the mobile one- year-old child. Angela Qassem was sentenced to48 months formal child abuse probation and 90 days county jail. District Attorney Mike Ramsey said the stiff sen- tence should send a message to those engaging in the dangerous occupation of manufacturing butane honey oil that there are severe penal consequences to their actions. Ramsey said BHO manufacturing has grown exponentially with the commercialization of the marijuana industry in the northstate. The DA noted that 31 BHO labs were discovered by local law enforcement in 2014 and 56 were discovered in 2015. Explore trails around the lake Saturdays at 9 a.m., sharp. 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