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Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula
Thursday
May 1,2014
Vol XIII,Edition 220
ANALL-TIME HIGH
BUSINESS PAGE 10
 
KINGS FINISHOFF SAN JOSE
SPORTS PAGE 11
GARDENS EATORGANICTOO
SUBURBANLIVING PAGE 16
DOW CLOSES AT RECORD AS FED KEEPS CUTTINGSTIMULUS
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Apartment rates in San Mateo Countycontinue to rise, as the county tied withMarin and San Francisco counties for thetop three most expensive out of 3,144 othercounties in the United States to live in, withrenters needing to make $29.83 per hour toafford one-bedroom housing, according tothe National Low Income HousingCoalition.The average rent for an apartment in thefirst quarter of 2014 was $2,360. Theaverage one-bedroom, one-bathroomapartment was $2,136. The average occu-pancy rate was 93.9 percent, up 0.3 per-cent from the same time last year, accord-ing to RealFacts, a group that compilesapartment data. Minimum wage in SanMateo County is $8 per hour.Development is growing along thePeninsula, said Nick Grotjahn, sales andclient services representative for RealFacts.“We’re seeing a lot of growth,” Grotjahnsaid. “People are starting to build proper-ties in San Mateo because rents are out of reach in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.Whenever builders see an opportunitywhere there’s quite a bit of demand, the out-lying areas are going to grow as well.”Meanwhile, Sally Navarro, a rental, salesand property management Realtor for AVRRealty in Burlingame, said the market hasbeen crazy and ever changing in the lasteight months. Navarro helps rent outspaces from Daly City to Menlo Park.“They’ve (rents) just been going up and
County rents highest in nation
Average rent for the first quarter of year was $2,360
 ANGELA SWARTZ/DAILY JOURNAL
 The Melt on Burlingame Avenue will close for summer becauseof issues related to the streetscape work.
Burlingame’s Meltto close for summer
Streetscape project creating ‘unwelcome’environment for grilled cheese restaurant
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Apopular grilled cheese restaurant in downtownBurlingame is shutting its doors until the streetscapemakeover is completed this fall, citing construction that’sbeen unwelcoming to customers.The Melt, which has 15 locations throughout the BayArea and Southern California that sells made-to-order sand-wiches, opened at 1401 Burlingame Ave. in October 2012,will close temporarily on May 6. When construction for the
DA:Car thief steals anothervehicle to make court date
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
At least he made his court date.Prosecutors say Timothy FrederickKnight, a 53-year-old San Francisco manalready charged with auto theft, stoleanother car to make his preliminary hear-ing in the earlier case.
Timothy Knight
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By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
As commercial fishermen threw outtheir lines at the stroke of midnightwith hopes of reeling in the first of this year’s salmon Thursday, unfavor-able drought conditions and PillarPoint Harbor politics have some wor-ried about the years ahead.Jake Bunch, a marine biologist,commercial fisherman and captain of the Sadie K, is fairly new in the fishingindustry. Bunch said he decided to taketo the seas in 2012 and now bringshome fresh salmon and crab to sell off his boat at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay. “The local movement now is huge,so people are willing to pay for stuff that’s harvested locally which is greatfor us,” Bunch said. “What I try to do issell everything I can off the boat. … Idid about half of my total revenue of off-the-boat sales last year.”Commercial season beganThursday and runs through Aug. 29with a two-week break in the begin-ning of July. Yet statewide droughtconditions, conservation efforts,local fish buying fees and tensionover a new hoist at Johnson Pierhave some fishermen worried.Recreational fishermen have alreadycaught bright red beauties, fat onhealthy krill, said Dave Mallory, fishbuyer and owner of Morning StarFisheries. “There’s always hope and expecta-tion in the beginning of salmon sea-son,” Mallory said. “And now peopleare ready for their omega 3 wildsalmon. Of course most of them don’tknow it, but they’ve been used to eat-ing farm fish over the winter. …Salmon has gone up quite a bit in price
Reeling in the season
Commercial salmon fishermen at work in Half Moon Bay
SAMANTHA WEIGEL/DAILY JOURNAL
Jake Bunch and his brother Devin Bunch wrap fishing line and lures in preparation of heading out at the start of salmon seasonat Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay Wednesday.
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Thieves take everything — even the kitchen sink
WICHITA, Kan. — Everything hasbeen stolen — including the kitchensink — from the kitchen of a modelhouse in Kansas.Police say thieves stripped thekitchen of the Clayton Homes unit insouth Wichita, taking all the upscaleappliances, the wooden cabinets fromthe walls and, of course, the sink.General manager Kevin McCrackensays the model unit was nearly readyfor display when the theft occurred,sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and8 a.m. Monday.KWCH-TVreports that the missingappliances, cabinets, counters andsink, along with the cost of repairingthe damage, amounts to a loss of sev-eral thousand dollars.
Golf coach accused of trying to have teens killed
LIVERMORE — Prosecutors say aSan Francisco Bay Area golf coachaccused of molesting three boys triedto hire a hit man to have them killed.The Alameda County DistrictAttorney’s Office has charged 32-year-old Andrew Michael Nisbet with threecounts of solicitation of murder.Nisbet already was facing dozens of molestation charges. Prosecutors say the Livermore golf coach exchanged letters with a confi-dential informant in which he indicat-ed he wanted the victims killed and dis-cussed the price. They say he later metwith an undercover agent posing as ahit man to discuss the killings.
Police arrest two in ‘wrong car color’killing
SAN JOSE — San Jose police saythey have arrested two people in theshooting death of a man relatives saywas targeted for driving the wrong-colored car in a gang-plagued neigh-borhood.Twenty-one-year-old Richard JamesGuerrero was arrested on suspicion of murder and 20-year-old David RamiroMartinez was arrested on suspicion of being an accessory to the murder.Eric Mendoza was gunned downApril 3 in East San Jose. Family mem-bers say the 25-year-old was driving ared car in a neighborhood where theSureno street gang is active. The gangclaims the color blue and clashes withits red-bearing Norteno rivals.
State investigates colony of big-headed ants
COSTAMESA— State agriculturalinspectors have identified a colony of big-headed ants — an invasive species— in a Costa Mesa yard and are search-ing for other colonies in the area.The Orange County Register reportsWednesday that the ants previouslywere found in plant and flower ship-ments. This is the first time they’vebeen discovered living naturally inCalifornia.The ants — which do indeed havebulbous heads — are native to Africa.Their bite is harmless to humans.However, state officials say the antsaren’t native and could impact thelocal ecosystem if they spread.
Colorado eyes edibles rules as more people eat pot
DENVER — Colorado’s marijuanaexperiment is threatened by the popu-larity of eating it instead of smokingit, leading the pot industry to joinhealth officials and state regulators totry to curb the problem of consumersingesting too much weed.Atask force that’s meetingWednesday planned to start work onrefining Colorado’s rules on edibles,the industry term for marijuana thathas been concentrated and infused intofood or drink.“Basically, we are trying to figureout how to come up with a reasonableTHC concentration or amount in edi-bles in proportion to product safetysize,” said Dr. George Sam Wang of Children’s Hospital Colorado, a pedi-atric emergency physician who hastreated children and toddlers who fellill after eating marijuana.
FOR THE RECORD2
Thursday
May 1,2014
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Movie directorWes Anderson is45.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
1898
Commodore George Dewey gave thecommand, “You may fire when you areready, Gridley,” as an American navalforce destroyed a Spanish squadron inManila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
“By indignities men come to dignities.” 
— Francis Bacon,English philosopher (1561-1626)
Country singer Tim McGraw is 47.Actor Darius McCrary is 38.
Birthdays
REUTERS
A men dressed up as a stormtrooper from the Star Wars movies takes part in a parade as part of a tourism event at HabibBourguiba Avenue in Tunis.The event,organized by Tunisia’s national tourism office,featured a parade of Star Wars charactersbefore screenings of the films.Tunisia was one of the filming locations for the movies.
Thursday
:Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.South winds around 5 mph...Becomingsouthwest in the afternoon.
Thursday night
: Clear in the eveningthen becoming partly cloudy. Lows in thelower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
:Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.South winds around 5 mph...Becomingwest in the afternoon.
Friday night:
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
: Sunny. Highs around 60.
Saturday night:
Mostly clear in the evening then becom-ing partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.
Sunday night through Tuesday
: Mostly cloudy.
Local Weather Forecast
In 1707, 
the Kingdom of Great Britain was created as atreaty merging England and Scotland took effect.In 1786, Mozart’s opera “The Marriage of Figaro” premieredin Vienna.
In 1911
, the song “I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl ThatMarried Dear Old Dad),” by Harry Von Tilzer and Will Dillon,was first published.
In 1931
, New York’s 102-story Empire State Building wasdedicated. Singer Kate Smith made her debut on CBS Radioon her 24th birthday.
In 1941
, the Orson Welles motion picture “Citizen Kane”premiered in New York.
In 1960
, the Soviet Union shot down an American U-2reconnaissance plane over Sverdlovsk and captured itspilot, Francis Gary Powers.
In 1961
, the first U.S. airline hijacking took place asAntulio Ramirez Ortiz, a Miami electrician, commandeered aNational Airlines plane that was en route to Key West, Fla.,and forced the pilot to fly to Cuba.
In 1963
, James W. Whittaker became the first American toconquer Mount Everest as he and Sherpa guide NawangGombu reached the summit.
In 1964, 
the computer programming language BASIC(Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) wascreated by Dartmouth College professors John G. Kemenyand Thomas E. Kurtz.
In 1971
, the intercity passenger rail service Amtrak wentinto operation.
In 1982
, the World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tenn., was openedby President Ronald Reagan.
In other news ...
(Answers tomorrow)GAUGE MESSYVANISH HERMITYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:When they looked for a place to build theirnew home, they were — “SITE”-SEEINGNow arrange the circled letters to 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 Daily Derby race winners are Gold Rush,No.1,in first place;Big Ben,No.4,in second place;and Lucky Charms,No.12,in third place.The racetime was clocked at 1:47.34.
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Country singer Sonny James is 85. Singer Judy Collins is75. Actor Stephen Macht is 72. Singer Rita Coolidge is 69.Pop singer Nick Fortuna (The Buckinghams) is 68. Actor-director Douglas Barr is 65. Actor Dann Florek is 63. Singer-songwriter Ray Parker Jr. is 60. Hall of Fame jockey SteveCauthen is 54. Actress Maia Morgenstern is 52. Countrysinger Wayne Hancock is 49. Actor Charlie Schlatter is 48.Rock musician Johnny Colt is 46. Rock musician D’Arcy is46. Actress Julie Benz is 42. Actor Bailey Chase is 42.Country singer Cory Morrow is 42. Gospel/rhythm-and-bluessinger Tina Campbell (Mary Mary) is 40.
 
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Thursday
May 1,2014
 THEDAILYJOURNAL
LOCAL
SAN CARLOS
Arrest.
Aman was arrested for drivingunder the influence at Central Avenue and ElCamino Real before 2:30 a.m. Saturday,April 26.
Petty theft.
Areport of petty theft wasreported on the first block of Glenn Waybefore 11:04 p.m. Friday, April 25.
Stolen vehicle.
Avehicle was reportedstolen on the 3300 block of Brittan Avenuebefore 11 p.m. Friday, April 25.
Burglary
. Police responded to a commer-cial burglary reported on the first block of Glenn Way before 1:55 p.m. Friday, April25.
Burglary
. Aresidential burglary wasreported on the 200 block of RockridgeRoad before 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 16.
Hit-and-run
. Ahit-and-run incident wasreported at Alameda de las Pulgas and SanCarlos Avenue before 9:55 p.m. Tuesday,April 15.
REDWOOD CITY
Stolen vehicle.
A1997 green KiaSportage was reported stolen on RolisonRoad before 9:11 a.m. Thursday, April 24.
Disturbance
. Afight broke out between alarge group of juveniles at Lyons Street andRoosevelt Avenue before 8:52 p.m.Wednesday, April 23.
Disturbance
. Aman with a goatee wasreported for harassing taxi drivers in a park-ing lot on James Avenue before 7:42 p.m.Wednesday, April 23.
Suspicious circumstances
. Alarge knifewas found in the bushes at B Street andIndustrial Way before 6:10 p.m. Wednesday,April 23.
Residents warned again about phone scams
Residents are once again being warned tobe aware of fraudulent phone calls from peo-ple claiming to be with the San MateoCounty Sheriff’s Office, a sheriff’s spokes-woman said Wednesday.In late March, Sheriff’s spokeswomanDeputy Rebecca Rosenblatt circulated analert warning residents to not offer moneyto pay off any phony jury duty fees for fail-ing to appear.She said Wednesday that the departmentcontinues to receive calls from people whoare unsure if the calls are real or a scam.Sheriff’s officials want residents to knowthat no law enforcement agency would con-tact a member of the public and demand thatthey pay outstanding fees or fines or bearrested for failing to do so, Rosenblattsaid.Residents should be vigilant and neveroffer any private information over thephone, including Social Security numbersor credit card information, unless theythemselves initiated the phone call.
Non-injury crash at Half Moon Bay Airport
Apilot escaped injury in a plane crash atHalf Moon Bay Airport on Tuesday night,when the aircraft’s retractable landing gearremained up instead of down, an airportoperations employee said.The twin piston engine plane was landingat the airport on Cabrillo Highway in Half Moon Bay around 8 p.m. Tuesday.The plane sustained minor damage to itsbelly but the only person on board, thepilot, was not injured, according to the air-port employee.
Police reports
Isn’t this a breath of fresh air?
Awoman reported her neighbor forspraying air freshener in her room whenshe went to empty some garbage atRotary Plaza on Alida Way in South SanFrancisco before 6:05 p.m. Wednesday,April 9.
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