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08/06/2014

 
www.smdailyjournal.com
Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula
Wednesday
Aug.6,2014
Vol XIII,Edition 303
INSIDER ATTAC
 
WORLD PAGE 8
 
PACAM INTOSEMIFINALS
SPORTS PAGE 11
TAKINGYOUR CORNBEYOND THECOB
FOOD PAGES 17-19
AFGHAN SOLDIER KILLS U.S.GENERAL,WOUNDSABOUT 15
Fungus plaguespalms downtown
Redwood City officials removing$35,000 trees because of infection
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Afungus that killed one palm tree in downtown RedwoodCity last year is also prompting the upcoming removal of two more which became infected.The spot where the tree on Broadway at Theatre Way washas remained empty since its removal because the deadlyfungus fusarium remains present in the underground dirt.City staff says they can’t concretely predict when the funguswill die off but a new tree will be planted when it is nolonger detectable.The fungus is common to palms and is the same one thatcaused the removal of several trees on the Embarcadero in
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
San Mateo County transportation offi-cials are expressing frustration by lowSouth San Francisco ferry ridership and aperceived lack of effort in growing thosenumbers, but ferry officials say the numbersare just fine and marketing is a key part of their plans.Fares could have to rise from their cur-rent cost of $7 for ferry riders if the SanFrancisco Bay Area Water EmergencyTransportation Authority, or WETA, whichruns the weekday commuter ferry service,doesn’t pick up more customers. SanMateo County Transportation AuthorityBoard members, like South San FranciscoMayor Karyl Matsumoto, are expressingdismay over a lack of marketing plan byWETA. The ferry service has a deadline of 2015 for raising its farebox recovery, theportion of ferry costs that are covered byrider fares, and it isn’t close to meetingthe requirement. WETAofficials said theyplan to ask for a deadline extension.Right now, the majority of the funding iscoming from bridge toll money that will goaway in 2015. The TransportationAuthority board is also concerned WETAisn’t meeting regularly or been responsiveto its feedback. Matsumoto has a specificinterest because the ferry service runs out of South City. Other Transportation AuthorityBoard members, like Redwood City ViceMayor Rosanne Foust, have expressed aninterest in a public ferry service in RedwoodCity. The Transportation Authority pro-
Ferry frustration mounts
Officials want South City passenger numbers to grow,higher fares could result otherwise
SAMANTHA WEIGEL/DAILY JOURNAL
San Mateo Police Chief Susan Manheimer,driving,and Councilman Joe Goethals,rear seat,arrive at the Martin Luther KingJr.Center on Monte Diablo Avenue in a vintage Plymouth police car during the city’s participation in National Night Out.More than 50 block parties registered citywide to participate in this national campaign created to raise awareness aboutcrime prevention,strengthen neighborhood unity and boost partnerships between the city and the community.
NATIONALNIGHTOUT
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
ASan Mateo County Superior Court judgearrested over Memorial Day weekend forallegedly climbing behind the wheel whileintoxicated pleaded not guilty Tuesday tothe misdemeanor charge.Judge Joseph Craig Scott, 63, did not per-sonally attend court and entered the pleathrough his attorneyRichard Keyes. Scott,through Keyes, waivedhis right to a speedyprosecution and wasscheduled for a pretrialconference Sept. 24 fol-lowed by an Oct. 27 jurytrial.
 Judge pleads not guilty to DUI
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
As emergency crews rush to combat thegrowing number of wildfires rippingthrough California, San Mateo County firedepartments have stepped up and dispatched55 firefighters across the state since Sunday.The county has sent out a total of 22 vehi-cles, including 16 fire engines, as part of three strike teams, said San Mateo FireChief Mike Keefe, who oversees operationsfor San Mateo, Belmont and Foster City.Two San Mateo County strike teams, eachcomprised of five fire engines and twochiefs, were sent to the Little Deer Fire inSiskiyou County north of Redding, which
Locals battle state wildfires
55 firefighters assist Little Deer Fire,prepare for more
 Joseph Scott
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One palm tree at Broadway and Theatre Way in Redwood Citywas removed last year due to fungus and at least two othersin the same area are also infected and will be removed soon.
 
FOR THE RECORD2
Wednesday
Aug.6,2014
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Movie writer,director M.NightShyamalan is 44.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
1914
Austria-Hungary declared war againstRussia and Serbia declared war againstGermany.
“A successful lie is doubly a lie;an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth.” 
— Dag Hammarskjold,U.N.Secretary-General (1905-1961)
Actress CatherineHicks is 63.
Actress SoleilMoon Frye is 38.
Birthdays
REUTERS
Rescue workers walk past debris of houses at an earthquake zone in Ludian county,Zhaotong,Yunnan province,China.
Wednesday:
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fogin the morning. Aslight chance of show-ers in the morning. Highs in the upper60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday night:
Mostly cloudy.Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in themid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
: Cloudy in the morning thenbecoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highsin the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday night:
Mostly clear in the evening thenbecoming cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in themid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Friday:
Cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny.Patchy fog. Highs in the upper 60s.
Friday night through Tuesday:
Mostly cloudy.
Local Weather Forecast
In 1813
, during the Venezuelan War of Independence,forces led by Simon Bolivar recaptured Caracas.
In 1825, 
Upper Peru became the autonomous republic of Bolivia.
In 1862
, the Confederate ironclad CSS Arkansas was scut-tled by its crew on the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge,Louisiana, to prevent capture by the Union.
In 1926
, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swimthe English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England,from France in 14 1/2 hours.
In 1930
, New York State Supreme Court Justice JosephForce Crater went missing after leaving a Manhattan restau-rant; his disappearance remains a mystery.
In 1945
, during World War II, the United States dropped anatomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in an estimat-ed 140,000 deaths.
In 1956
, the DuMont television network went off the airafter a decade of operations.
In 1961
, Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov became the sec-ond man to orbit Earth as he flew aboard Vostok 2.
In 1965
, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the VotingRights Act.
In 1978,
Pope Paul VI died at Castel Gandolfo at age 80.
In 1986, 
William J. Schroeder (SHRAY’-dur) died at atHumana Hospital-Audubon in Louisville, Kentucky, afterliving 620 days with the Jarvik 7 artificial heart.
In 1993, 
Louis Freeh won Senate confirmation to be FBIdirector.
Ten years ago:
Acourt found two former top East Germanofficials guilty of failing to stop the killing of people try-ing to escape across the Berlin Wall and sentenced them toprobation. Funk legend Rick James, whose life and careerwere marred by cocaine addiction and a prison term forassault, died in Los Angeles at age 56.
S
uperman had a dog namedKrypto, introduced in AdventureComics in 1955. LikeSuperman, Krypto was from Kryptonand the same superpowers as his mas-ter.***Richie Rich, the richest kid in theworld, had a dog named Dollar. It was a“dollarmatian,” like a dalmation butwith dollar signs instead of spots.***The Chihuahua that said “Yo QuieroTaco Bell” in Taco Bell commercialsweighed 8 pounds and was 11 inchestall.***Scooby Doo had a cousin namedScooby Dum and a brother namedYabba Doo. He had a nephew namedScrappy Doo.***When the sheepdog Hot Dog firstappeared in Archie Comics in 1968, hebelonged to Archie. In the next comicbook, and all thereafter, Hot Dog wasJughead’s pet.***Do you know who says “Take a biteout of crime?” See answer at end.***In the 1959 Disney movie, “TheShaggy Dog” Tommy Kirk (born1941) plays Wilby Daniels, a youngboy who changes into a sheepdog. Inthe sequel, “The Shaggy D.A.” (1976)Dean Jones (born 1933) plays an olderWilby, now a lawyer who changes intoa sheepdog.***The character of Lassie started as ashort story published in the SaturdayEvening Post in 1938. The first of many Lassie movies was “LassieCome Home” (1943) starring RoddyMcDowall (1928-1998). The televi-sion series “Lassie” (1954-1974) airedfor 20 years.***Three dogs have stars on theHollywood Walk of Fame — Lassie,Rin Tin Tin and Strongheart.***“My Life as a Dog” (2000) is an auto-biography of Moose, the Jack RussellTerrier that played Eddie on “Frasier”(1993-2004). The book is a canineperspective on life, actually writtenby Brian Hargrove (born 1956).***Artist Brad Anderson (born 1924) cre-ated the Marmaduke comic strip in1954. He based the comic dog on a170-pound Great Dane he had as a childnamed Marmaladee.***Snoopy’s favorite drink is root beer.***Actor John Ritter (1948-2003) did thevoice of Clifford the Big Red Dog in“Clifford’s Really Big Movie” (2004).***Higgins (1959–1975), the dog thatstarred as the original Benji in the1974 movie “Benji,” was adoptedfrom the Burbank Animal Shelterwhen he was a puppy.***Terry (1933-1944), the dog thatplayed Toto, broke her foot during thefilming of “The Wizard of Oz” (1939).***Before the Jetsons adopted their dogAstro, he belonged to a millionairenamed Mr. Gottrockets.***In 1902, Buster Brown and his dogTige debuted in a Sunday comic strip inthe New York Herald. Afew years later,the characters became mascots of theBrown Shoe Company. Midgets andlittle boys dressed like Buster Browntraveled the country with dogs dressedlike Tige urging kids to buy BusterBrown shoes.***
 Answe
: McGruff the Crime Dog.Created in 1980, McGruff is the mas-cot for the National Crime PreventionCouncil to build crime awarenessamong children.
Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs inthe weekend and Wednesday editions of theDaily Journal. Questions? Comments?Email knowitall(at)smdailyjournal.com orcall 344-5200 ext. 114.
(Answers tomorrow)BOSSYUNITYRODENTRUNNERYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:Camping during the thunderstorm was — “IN-TENTS”Now 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.
FURGFFINKEALITURABOPIH
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Actor-director Peter Bonerz is 76. Actress Louise Sorel is74. Actor Michael Anderson Jr. is 71. Actor Ray Buktenica is71. Actor Dorian Harewood is 64. Rock singer Pat MacDonald(Timbuk 3) is 62. Country musician Mark DuFresne(Confederate Railroad) is 61. Actress Stepfanie Kramer is 58.Actress Faith Prince is 57. Rhythm-and-blues singer RandyDeBarge is 56. Actor Leland Orser is 54. Country singersPatsy and Peggy Lynn are 50. Basketball Hall of Famer DavidRobinson is 49. Actor Jeremy Ratchford is 49. Country singerLisa Stewart is 46. Actress Merrin Dungey is 43. Singer GeriHalliwell is 42. Actor Jason O’Mara is 42.
Lotto
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Aug.6,2014
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MILLBRAE
Vandalism.
Police responded to a report of a vandalismincident on the 100 block of El Camino Real before 3:30a.m. Thursday, July 31.
Burglary.
Police responded to a report of an attempted bur-glary on the 200 block of Loyola Drive before 3:23 a.m.Thursday, July 31.
Stolen vehicle.
Acar was stolen on the 200 block of Adrian Road before 12:11 p.m. Tuesday, July 29.
BELMONT
Animal call.
Acoyote was spotted on Middle Road andNotre Dame Avenue before 1:13 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
Citizen assist
. Officers were called to assist with a dis-pute over a birthday party reservation at Yorkshire Road andNotre Dame Avenue before 11:21 a.m. Saturday, July 26.
Arrest
. Aperson was arrested for driving under the influ-ence on Ralston and Sixth avenues before 11:57 p.m.Friday, July 25.
Police reports
Sounds like trouble
Some people were singing karaoke on a lawn in frontof a residence on Carmelita Avenue in Belmont before11 p.m. Friday, July 25.
CITY GOVERNMENT
• The
FosterCity Council
updated itssmoking ordinance at a meeting Monday, Aug.4. The new ordinance includes prohibitingsmoking in parks, city streets, public events and creating a50-foot buffer zone around entrances to any retail or com-mercial space. The new ordinance does not include provi-sions regarding multi-unit residential buildings or
Waterfront Pizza
, which currently allows hookah smokeat 50 percent of its outdoor seating. Instead, council direct-ed staff to work on provisions for the two controversialitems over the next 30 to 45 days and possibly include reg-ulations through an amendment to the ordinance at a laterdate. The new ordinance will go into effect in 30 days.
Missing fishing boat captainhas warrant out for his arrest
By Terry Collins
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN FRANCISCO — Amissing captain who may haveabandoned his fishing boat when it got stranded off a popu-lar San Francisco beach also has an out-standing warrant for his arrest, authori-ties said Tuesday. A$75,000 arrest warrant was issued in2012 for Timothy Lybrand of Santa Cruzwhen he violated probation by failing toappear in court, records say. He wasarrested and convicted for possessingdrugs and drug paraphernalia in 2010,Santa Clara County sheriff’s Sgt. KurtisStenderup said.The revelation comes a day after theCoast Guard called off its hourslong search for Lybrand, 51,after scouring an area around San Francisco’s Ocean Beachwhere his 40-foot vessel ran aground in 10-foot-deepwaters.Asalvage operations team pulled the partially capsizedboat close to shore Tuesday but did not see Lybrand inside,Lt. Theo Vaughan said.
Timothy Lybrand

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