City,county spar over jail site
County ofﬁcials should halt ongo-ing negotiations for a piece of Redwood City land suggested as a new jail and start speaking to the commu-nity before it makesany decisions aboutwhere to place a newcorrectional facility,the City Council saidthe week of June 14, 2008.The Redwood City Council wantedthe Board of Supervisors to take theCemex parcel on Maple Street off thenegotiating table before it began todiscuss jail options with the city andthe community at large.At a meeting on Wednesday of thatweek, county ofﬁcials agreed to lookoutside Redwood City but did not com-mit to not considering the Cemex site.The battle began after the councillearned the Board of Supervisors wasnegotiating in closed session for landat 1402-1450 Maple Street, less than1,000 feet away from the already-approved 800-unit Peninsula Parkmixed-use development.
Escape report notesconfusion,lacking protocol
Ateenage murder defendant's brazenescape from the county's juvenile hallin February 2008 was met by confu-sion, less than ideal communicationand lackluster protocol resulting inthe wrong ward being identiﬁed, anarrest warrant not issued until the fol-lowing morning and the surroundingneighborhood left unaware, accordingto an independent review obtained bythe Daily Journal the weekof June 14, 2008.At approximately 6:30p.m. Feb. 15, 2008,Josue Orozco scaled a wallof the Youth Services Center onPaul Scannell Drive and ﬂed through ahole cut into a perimeter fence with thehelp of two other wards with him in anoutside recreation area. The aftermath,the report found, was one of confu-sion, unclear policy and uncertaintyabout how to obtain an after-hoursarrest warrant. An initial misidentiﬁ-cation of Orozco followed by learninghis most recent photo was more thanthree years old added to the difﬁculty tolaunching a wide-scale manhunt forthe 17-year-old.
Lantos receivesposthumous Medal of Honor
The late democratic congressmanTom Lantos posthumously receivedthe Presidential Medal of Freedom, thenation's highest civil honor, the weekof June 14, 2008.Lantos, who celebrated his 80thbirthday Feb. 1, 2008 before dying 10days later due to complications fromesophageal cancer, was the onlyHolocaust survivor ever elected toCongress. He served 27 years inCongress, was one of the top rankedDemocrats and chaired the HouseCommittee on Foreign Affairs. Heserved as a senior member of the HouseCommittee on Oversight andGovernment Reform and wasthe founding co-chairman of the 24-year-oldCongressional HumanRights Caucus.
Boomtime forwedding businesses
Commencement of same-sex mar-riages the week after June 14, 2008 hadlocal wedding professionals enjoyinga slight spike in business — fromcakes to ﬂowers and those who ofﬁci-ate weddings. “Alot of people are call-ing and asking questions. They are try-ing to marry before the election inNovember,” said Kathy MacDonald of Kathy's Kreative Kakes in San Mateo.Same-sex couple were to be allowedto marry as of 5:01 p.m. of Mondaythe following week after the milestonecourt decision in May 2008 allowinggay couples to wed in California.Marriage licenses were to be availablethrough the San Mateo County Clerk’sOfﬁce at the start of business Tuesday.Meanwhile, an initiative to ban same-sex marriages had qualified for theNovember 2008 ballot.
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This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
The Continental Congress inPhiladelphia adopted the Stars andStripes as the national ﬂag.
“I am not the ﬂag;not at all.I am but its shadow.”
— Franklin Knight Lane,(1864-1921)
Real estate mogulDonald Trump is67.Actress YasmineBleeth is 45.
Stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer performs on his BMW motorcycle during a road show in Jerusalem.
Friday...Sunny in the morning thenbecoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog inthe morning. Highs in the 60s. Northwestwinds 5 to 10 mph.Friday night...Partly cloudy in theevening then becoming mostly cloudy.Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in theupper 40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
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The story “Mayor: Community at core of Millbrae’s suc-cess” in the June 13 edition of the Daily Journal had incor-rect information. Millbrae is one of four Peninsula cities —including Burlingame, Hillsborough and San Bruno —researching sharing ﬁre services.
(Answers tomorrow)CHORD STOOD AFFIRM TOWARDYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:When he ate dinner in his new recliner, heate — COMFORTFOODNow arrange the circled lettersto form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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the Continental Army, forerunner of the UnitedStates Army, was created.
former American Revolutionary War General andnotorious turncoat Benedict Arnold died in London.
Warren G. Harding became the ﬁrst presidentheard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast hisspeech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at FortMcHenry.
German troops entered Paris during World War II;the same day, the Nazis began transporting prisoners to theAuschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.
the U.S. Supreme Court, in West Virginia StateBoard of Education v. Barnette, ruled 6-3 that children inpublic schools could not be forced to salute the ﬂag of theUnited States.
, President Harry S. Truman ofﬁciated at the keel-laying of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus at theElectric Boat Shipyard in Groton, Conn.
, the words “under God” were added to the Pledge of Allegiance.
, the space probe Mariner 5 was launched fromCape Kennedy on a ﬂight that took it past Venus.
, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered aban on continued domestic use of the pesticide DDT, to takeeffect at year’s end.
Argentine forces surrendered to British troops onthe disputed Falkland Islands.
, the 17-day hijack ordeal of TWAFlight 847 beganas a pair of Lebanese Shiite Muslim extremists seized the jetliner shortly after takeoff from Athens, Greece.
President Bill Clinton chose Judge Ruth BaderGinsburg to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.Actress Marla Gibbs is 82. House Minority Whip StenyHoyer, D-Md., is 74. Writer Peter Mayle is 74. Actor JackBannon is 73. Country-rock musician Spooner Oldham is 70.Rock singer Rod Argent (The Zombies; Argent) is 68. SingerJanet Lennon (The Lennon Sisters) is 67. Rock musicianBarry Melton is 66. Rock musician Alan White (Yes) is 64.Actor Eddie Mekka is 61. Actor Will Patton is 59. Olympicgold-medal speed skater Eric Heiden is 55. Rock musicianChris DeGarmo is 50. Actress Traylor Howard is 47.ActorFaizon Love is 45. International Tennis Hall of Famer StefﬁGraf is 44. Screenwriter Diablo Cody is 35.
The Daily Derby race winners are Big Ben,No.4,in ﬁrst place;Solid Gold,No.10.in second place;and Whirl Win,No.6,in third place.The race timewas clocked at 1:48.15.
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