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Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula
Thursday • March 21, 2013 • Vol XII, Edition 185
Sliver & Coins
By Heather Murtagh
Shifting adult school services in
California to community colleges,
as proposed by the governor, was
rejected by an Assembly committee
that instead wants the program
In January, Gov. Jerry Brown
released a budget that focused on
education reform including a new
funding formula, called Local
Control Funding. It also proposed
putting the responsibility to offer
adult education with community
colleges rather than K-12 districts,
which currently
oversees the
program. On
Tuesday, the
A s s e m b l y
B u d g e t
Subcommi t t ee
on Education
Finance took a
u n a n i mo u s ,
bipartisan vote
to not shift adult education respon-
sibility. Instead, the committee
thought adult education should be
Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla,
D-Concord, who chairs the
Assembly Budget Subcommittee on
Education Finance, was quoted in
the Sacramento Bee as being con-
cerned that Brown’s adult education
proposal would result in additional
“We want to send a message that
adult education needs to be rebuilt.
But, we don’t want to in any way
lead to further undermining of those
programs,” she told the Bee.
Locally, education leaders were
happy about the vote.
James Lianides, Sequoia Union
High School District superintend-
Assembly committee rejects shifting adult school
Gov. proposes having community college districts manage programs as part of funding revamp
By David Espo
approved legislation Wednesday to
lock in $85 billion in widely decried
spending cuts aimed at restraining
soaring federal deficits — and to
avoid a government shutdown just a
week away. President Barack
Obama’s fellow Democrats rejected
a call to reopen White House tours
scrapped because of the tightened
Federal meat inspectors were
spared furloughs, but more than 100
small and medium air traffic facili-
ties were left exposed to possible
closure as the two parties alternately
clashed and cooperated over propos-
als to take the edge off across-the-
board spending cuts that took effect
on March 1.
Final House approval of the meas-
ure is likely as early as Thursday.
Obama’s signature is a certainty,
meaning the cuts will remain in
Senate OKs
$85B in cuts,
no shutdown
House approval of the measure
could occur as early as Thursday
A heightened police presence will
be seen on the campus of Aragon
High School in San Mateo today
after San Mateo police received a
threat to the school via a social
media site, a police sergeant said
Police were notified Wednesday
morning of a rambling threat that
appeared on a Facebook
Anonymous “confessions” page.
San Mateo police officers and detec-
tives went to the school to investi-
gate the threat and provide increased
safety to the high school, which is
located on Alameda de las Pulgas in
Online threat directed at Aragon
High School prompts full response
A group of students listens during an English class at the San Mateo Adult
School. Over half the students who use the services take part in English
classes, said Director Larry Teshara.
Jerry Brown
See SCHOOL, Page 20
See SENATE, Page 18
See ARAGON, Page 20
More than 200 exhibitors are
currently showing their products
at the San Francisco Flower and
Garden Show at the San Mateo
County Event Center through
Sunday.The event features garden
displays,an edible garden,cooking
demonstrations, rare plants and
orchids. Tickets for the event are
$20 with children under 16
admitted for free. Parking is $10.
The show starts at 10 a.m. and
ends at 7 p.m. except Sunday,
when the show ends at 6 p.m. For
more information visit
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Actor Matthew
Broderick is 51.
This Day in History
Thought for the Day
The Alcatraz federal prison island in
San Francisco Bay was emptied of its
last inmates and closed at the order of
Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
“History is principally the inaccurate narration
of events which ought not to have happened.”
— Ernest Albert Hooten, American (1887-1954)
Actor Gary
Oldman is 55.
show host Rosie
O’Donnell is 51.
In other news ...
A plastinated human body,part of ‘The Human Body’exhibition,is seen during a media tour at Antipa Museum in Bucharest,
Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning
then becoming sunny. Highs in the upper
50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday night: Mostly clear. Breezy.
Lows around 40. Northwest winds 20 to 30
mph...Becoming north 10 to 20 mph after
Friday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Friday night: Clear. Lows around 40. Northwest winds
around 20 mph...Becoming 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Saturday night through Sunday night: Mostly clear. Lows
in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Monday and Monday night: Partly cloudy. Highs in the
upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Local Weather Forecast
The Daily Derby race winners are Solid Gold,No.
10,in first place;Gold Rush,No.1,in second place;
and Big Ben, No. 4, in third place. The race time
was clocked at 1:46.63.
(Answers tomorrow)
Answer: The pizza maker’s award-winning slice won
Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.
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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In 1556, Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of
Canterbury, was burned at the stake for heresy.
In 1685, composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in
Eisenach, Germany.
In 1804, the French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” as it
was later called, was adopted.
In 1871, journalist Henry M. Stanley began his famous expe-
dition in Africa to locate the missing Scottish missionary David
In 1907, U.S. Marines arrived in Honduras to protect American
lives and interests in the wake of political violence.
In 1940, a new government was formed in France by Paul
Reynaud, who became prime minister, succeeding Edouard
In 1944, Charles Chaplin went on trial in Los Angeles, accused
of transporting former protegee Joan Barry across state lines
for immoral purposes. (Chaplin was acquitted, but later lost a
paternity suit despite tests showing he wasn’t the father of
Barry’s child.)
In 1960, about 70 people were killed in Sharpeville, South
Africa, when police fired on black protesters.
In 1965, civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin
Luther King Jr. began their third, successful march from Selma
to Montgomery, Ala.
In 1972, the Supreme Court, in Dunn v. Blumstein, ruled that
states may not require at least a year’s residency for voting eli-
In 1985, police in Langa, South Africa, opened fire on blacks
marching to mark the 25th anniversary of Sharpeville; the
reported death toll varied between 29 and 43.
In 1990, Namibia became an independent nation as the former
colony marked the end of 75 years of South African rule.
Violinist-conductor Joseph Silverstein is 81. Actress
Kathleen Widdoes is 74. Actress Marie-Christine Barrault is
69. Singer-musician Rose Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) is
68. Actor Timothy Dalton is 67. Singer Eddie Money is 64.
Rock singer-musician Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 63.
Rock musician Conrad Lozano (Los Lobos) is 62. Rhythm-
and-blues singer Russell Thompkins Jr. (The Stylistics) is 62.
Comedy writer-performer Brad Hall is 55. Actress Sabrina
LeBeauf is 55. Rock musician Jonas “Joker” Berggren (Ace of
Base) is 46. Rock MC Maxim (Prodigy) is 46. Rock musician
Andrew Copeland (Sister Hazel) is 45.
Cops: Guard shot finger
trying to remove ring
PITTSBURGH — A federal prison
guard has been charged with shooting
his own finger in a drunken attempt to
remove his wedding ring during an argu-
ment with his wife at their northwestern
Pennsylvania home, police said.
A criminal complaint said Bradford
police were called just before 9 p.m.
March 2 and were met by Alfredo
Malespini III, 31, who told officers he
was “trying to get rid of his wedding
ring” and decided to “shoot it off.” The
Bradford Era first reported the shooting
on Friday.
The gunshot badly mangled
Malespini’s finger, but didn’t remove the
ring, police said.
At the time of the shooting in
Bradford, which is near the New York
border about 130 miles northeast of
Pittsburgh, Malespini was employed as a
lieutenant at the Federal Correctional
Institution-McKean, a medium security
prison a few miles away.
Vicky Moser, the executive assistant
at the prison, said she could confirm
only that Malespini remains employed
as a lieutenant at the prison, but could
not comment as to whether he’s been
suspended or has otherwise taken
Bradford police Lt. Steve Caskey told
the Associated Press that he wasn’t sure
of Malespini’s employment status, but
“as far as we know, he is still seeking
treatment in Erie.”
Malespini was taken to UPMC Hamot
hospital where he was treated for the
gunshot wound and also for mental or
emotional issues, Caskey said.
Police have been called to the
Malespini residence a “couple times”
previously for domestic disputes, but
Caskey said he doesn’t believe
Malespini had ever been charged with a
crime before.
On the day of the shooting, Malespini
“had been drinking quite heavily
throughout the day and he and his wife
had been arguing throughout the day
about an affair he had had several
months ago,” Caskey said.
Malespini has been charged with dis-
orderly conduct and was cited for firing
a weapon within city limits but also is
charged with reckless endangerment, a
second-degree misdemeanor punishable
by up to two years in prison. That’s
because the bullet Malespini fired could
have endangered someone else, Caskey
“He was out on his back deck, he was
outside...the bullet could have been fired
in a direct line with neighbor’s houses,”
Caskey said.
Nobody else was hurt in the shooting,
and Malespini was neither armed nor
confrontational when police arrived.
“The weapon was still there, but it was
not in his possession. It was lying on the
kitchen counter,” Caskey said. “There
were never any threats to any officers.”
Mad about him: Hamm
a fan of Timberlake’s style
star Jon Hamm is going mad over Justin
Timberlake’s suit and tie — the song and
the singer’s style.
“I’m a big fan of Justin Timberlake,”
Hamm said in a recent interview. “I think
he’s a trendsetter, as they say. But he’s
always been kind of a natty dresser.”
The 42-year-old actor, who says he has
an “appreciation for fashion,” returns as
womanizing adman Don Draper when
season six premieres April 7 on AMC.
Seeing “Mad Men” style infiltrate pop
culture — from Taylor Swift’s mod
minidress on the March cover of Elle
magazine to Timberlake’s ode to old
Hollywood glamour with his latest hit,
“Suit & Tie,” is the ultimate compliment
for Hamm.
“It’s nice that our show has had that
sort of serendipitous resonance with
fashion,” he said. “I think it’s great. I
think it’s really cool.”
As for Timberlake, Hamm believes the
pop star is “a very fashion-forward kind
of guy,” although the Grammy winner is
guilty of at least one “fashion don’t.”
“That one unfortunate picture of him
in that denim tuxedo excused,” Hamm
said with a smile, referring to
Timberlake’s all-denim ensemble at the
2001 American Music Awards.
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Disturbance. Two men were seen drinking at
a playground on Vera Avenue before 7:36 p.m.
on Thursday, March 14.
Disturbance. Five people were seen smoking
marijuana in the laundry room of an apartment
building on Geneva Avenue before 5:43 p.m.
on Thursday, March 14.
Theft. Three bikes were stolen on Heller
Street before 4:35 p.m. on Thursday, March
Burglary. Jewelry was stolen from a resi-
dence on Turks Head Lane before 12:54 p.m.
on Thursday, March 14.
Petty theft. Someone reported petty theft on
the 1500 block of El Camino Real before 6:28
p.m. Wednesday, March 13.
Grand theft. Someone reported a robbery on
the 500 block of Industrial Road before 1:01
p.m. Tuesday, March 12.
Vandalism. Property was vandalized on the
600 block of Elm Street before 11:12 a.m.
Tuesday, March 12.
Vandalism. Property was vandalized on the
1600 block of El Camino Real before 11:30
a.m. Thursday, March 7.
Arson. A case of arson was reported on the
800 block of Chestnut Street before 9:09 a.m.
Thursday, March 7.
Police reports
Cleaning up her act
An inappropriately dressed woman was
seen bathing in a rest room on
Middlefield Road in Redwood City
before 7:09 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.
By Michelle Durand
As any Cinderella knows, if the shoe fits
wear it.
And Oakland resident Alison Sooter plans
to do that and more when the 17-year-old
takes a dream come true trip to Paris for a
shoe shopping spree after a stop at a San
Carlos shoe company’s international head-
quarters for some design lessons and a few
pairs of flats.
The well-heeled adventure comes courtesy
of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area which
provides dreams for ill children. In Alison’s
case, the prompt is Hodgkin’s lymphoma. But
while her illness may be the reason she is
going to Paris now she is certainly not letting
it define her — or her vacation.
As of Monday, Alison didn’t know too
much about what to expect from her trip other
than she was leaving Paris-bound from San
Francisco International Airport on Saturday
for a week of shoe shopping with her mom
and 14-year-old brother. What she was more
certain of was what kind of shoes she was
looking for.
“Shoes for school and I kind of want shoes
for prom,” she said, adding she is also in need
of some black flats.
After missing part of her senior year due to
a difficult course of chemotherapy, Alison is
enjoying being back in her regular routine
which includes looking forward to prom and
competitive swimming. She’s a little less flex-
ible and gets tired sometimes during swim
meets but Alison said she’s been supported by
an “awesome group of friends” and is back in
the swing of things.
Alison isn’t sure if anyone other than adults
know about her Parisian plans but joked if her
friends knew they’d “be excited for me but
also secretly jealous
because they’d want to
A friend’s trip to Paris
and the allure of the City
of Lights — “It’s always a
party theme, a Night in
Paris,” she said. “It’s the
place you think of when
you think of Europe” —
added to Alison’s lifelong
desire to visit but she never thought she’d go
until much later in life.
In the meantime, she honed her shoe desire
with trips to Nordstrom Rack to fill up carts
and try on possible additions to her closet.
Unique and “funny-looking” shoes catch her
eye although she doesn’t know if she could
pull them off. Her collection includes a pair of
UGGs, a lot of moccasins and even slip-on
Tom’s although her narrow feet make those
challenging, she said.
Currently, she owns 21 pairs of shoes
although she concedes they don’t all get regu-
lar use.
“You can’t wear high heels all the time,” she
After Friday, she will have a few more pairs.
Prior to departure with her mom and 14-year-
old brother William, Alison is heading to San
Carlos to meet with the founder and design
director of LUV shoes. The company’s inter-
national headquarters are in San Mateo
County and CEO Michael Toschi and Design
Director Caroline Cecil will show her shoe
design and creation from start to finish for
both his high-end leather men’s footwear line
and the more mass market LUV.
Toschi said she’ll see how inspiration
becomes reality all the way through samples
and approval.
“She’ll know more about shoes than 99 per-
cent of people,” Toschi said.
If Alison is excited about her trip, Toschi
might be equally stirred up about her visit to
learn about his world of shoe design.
“The real joy comes from giving and on
Friday it will be just as much about me having
a good experience,” he said. “It’s like a gift to
us and I think she’s going to have a lot of fun
Toschi’s connection to Make-A-Wish
Greater Bay Area is proof of the “serendipity
and magic” the nonprofit brings about, said
Executive Director Patricia Wilson.
Wilson and Toschi struck up a conversation
on an airplane and, by the time it landed, he
was on board as its newest partner. The next
day, Wilson mentioned the encounter to her
staff and the program director mentioned for
the first time in 14 years there was a wish
involving shoes.
The missions of both the company and
Make-A-Wish align well, Toschi said.
“If you’re a child that is dying or ill your
best weapon is motivation and hope and being
inspired to live,” he said. “And our company’s
philanthropic section believes inspiration is
the greatest gift you can give another person.”
But the giving doesn’t stop there. Toschi
said Alison will be outfitted with a few pairs
for walking around Paris and visiting its land-
marks like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.
Maybe she’ll get those black flats after all.
(650) 344-5200 ext. 102.
Au revoir Bay Area, bonjour Paris
Local shoe designer helps in teen’s shopping wish
Alison Sooter
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Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
County earns top
credit ratings in the state
San Mateo County is the only one of
California’s 58 counties to secure AAA ratings
from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s rat-
ing services, which can be used to evaluate the
county’s fiscal health, according to county
In a recent report, Standard & Poor’s cited
the “wealth and depth of the county’s eco-
nomic base” and “moderate to low debt levels,
resulting in part from a history of pay-as-you-
go capital spending” among other positive
“These reports affirm what our residents
know: that San Mateo County provides excel-
lent public services while constantly watching
the bottom line,” said Don Horsley, president
of the San Mateo County Board of
The strong ratings mean the county can bor-
row money at low interest rates to finance
major capital projects such as a new fire sta-
tion and replacement jail project, saving tax-
payer dollars, according to county officials.
Standard & Poor’s noted the county has
eliminated 727 positions over the past four
years while at the same time winning voter
approval for a vehicle rental business license
tax and a half-cent sales tax, which takes
effect April 1.
World Series trophies
in San Mateo today
San Francisco Giants fans will have an
opportunity to see the 2010 and 2012 World
Series trophies as they will be on display at
San Mateo City Hall from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. today.
Fans can have their photo taken with the tro-
phies and will be asked to make a voluntary
contribution to the local Junior Giants
Baseball League during the viewing.
Because of the large interest, there will be
overflow parking available and city staff will
be on hand to direct visitors to available park-
ing. San Mateo City Hall is at 330 W. 20th Ave
By Judy Lin
SACRAMENTO — In a move that is raising
concern about limiting access to public docu-
ments, California courts could charge $10 for
each record search under a proposal included
in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget.
The governor included the search fee as one
of the ways the courts can raise $30 million a
year to offset budget cuts.
The judicial budget has been reduced by
more than $1 billion through cuts and transfers
over the past five fiscal years, which has result-
ed in fewer courtrooms, construction delays
and an array of higher fees.
Media organizations and good-government
advocates worry that such a fee would restrict
access to files the public has a right to view.
Democratic lawmakers also expressed distaste
for restricting information to those who can
afford it.
“Justice that suddenly comes with a big
price tag so that not all
newspaper reporters or
members of the public may
be able to get access to
court records, for example,
can mean justice denied,”
said Sen. Loni Hancock,
D-Berkeley. “We know
that, for instance, higher
fees for investigative
reporting could have pre-
vented those young journalists decades ago
who exposed the Watergate scandal.”
Currently, there is no charge to search a
court file, although courts charge $15 to look
up cases that require a court employee to take
more than 10 minutes to search. Under the
governor’s proposal, a person could search for
free for a case in which that person is a party
but would be charged $10 for each additional
“We are supporting and proposing those fee
augmentations not because we regard them as
being sound policy, but out of a simple impulse
for self-preservation,” said Steven Jahr, admin-
istrative director of the courts.
He said court officials would rather see the
Legislature restore $535 million to
California’s court system, which includes 58
trial courts, six courts of appeal and the state
Supreme Court.
Hancock said lawmakers are holding off on
the proposal until the governor updates his
budget in May.
Jim Ewert, general counsel for the
California Newspaper Publishers Association,
said the current system already allows the judi-
cial system to recoup costs from large data-
mining firms without restricting public access.
He said the proposal should be pulled regard-
less of how much extra money the state might
collect from recent tax hikes.
“There’s a lot of people competing for those
resources,” Ewert said. “I’m not confident that
the May revise will alter the court’s position on
Gov.’s proposal would charge
$10 for court records search
Local briefs
Controversial rural
fire fee bills will be delayed
SACRAMENTO — Collection of a fee
rural California homeowners were supposed
to pay for firefighting service is being delayed
as California Department of Forestry and Fire
Protection officials say they’re sorting through
thousands of complaints challenging its
billing data.
The $150 annual fee was approved by the
legislature in 2011 to offset the costs of pro-
viding fire service to people who live far from
services. It affects more than 825,000 home-
owners who were billed for the first time
between August and December of last year.
By John Rogers
LOS ANGELES — Five former elected
officials of the small, blue-collar California
city of Bell were convicted Wednesday of
multiple counts of misappropriating public
funds by paying themselves huge salaries
while raising taxes on residents.
Former Mayor Oscar Hernandez and co-
defendants Teresa Jacobo, George Mirabal,
George Cole and Victor Belo were all convict-
ed of multiple counts and acquitted of others.
Former Councilman Luis Artiga was cleared
The charges against the officials involved
paying themselves inflated salaries of up to
$100,000 a year in the city of 36,000 people,
where one in four residents live below the
poverty line.
An audit by the state controller’s office pre-
viously found the city had illegally raised
property taxes, business license fees and other
sources of revenue to pay the salaries. The
office ordered the money repaid.
The guilty findings were related to the
appointment of the defendants to the Solid
Waste and Recycling Authority, an agency
that prosecutors had argued during trial served
no purpose other than to pay them a salary.
Five of six ex-officials guilty in Bell case
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country’s economic
roller-coaster ride
has been interesting
and historic for
sure, but also very
troubling for many
families who’ve not
been as financially stable as others.
Recently though I’ve been observing a
phenomenon with those we serve at the
be too early to confirm, but it appears that
there is a general state of confidence with
many families, along with the decisions and
choices they make during funeral
arrangements. Yes, I know you are thinking
that “confidence” is not a term you would
use to coincide with “funeral arrangements”,
but it appears to me that people I see are
tending to be more financially assured than
during the deepest years of “The Great
They say that the two things you can’t
avoid are “death and taxes”. With that in
mind, during the economic downturn I saw a
very noticeable sense of “thrift” and
“prudence” with a lot of families who
experienced a death during that period.
Still, those who tended to “cost shop” at
various funeral homes selected CHAPEL
OF THE HIGHLANDS to handle funeral or
cremation arrangements. These families
found comfort with our service, and notably
with our more economic cost structure.
Now, lately the trend with families and
their funeral choices reminds me of the days
way before the recession hit. It’s not that
people are utilizing their funds differently,
spending more or spending less, but that
they are more assertive and confident when
using their wallet. Seeing this over and over
gives me a good indication that something in
the economic climate is changing compared
to not that long ago.
Even though many of our honorable
elected officials in Sacramento and
Washington D.C. appear to be as inflexible
with economic issues as always, the air of
confidence with the families I’ve been
dealing with means to me that these people
are feeling less pressured financially.
It is well known that when businesses do
well they hire more employees, and when
those employees are confident they will
spend their money on goods and services.
In turn, the companies that provide goods
and services will need competent employees
to create more goods, give more services,
and so on…making a positive circle for a
healthy economy. In relation to that, after a
long period of U.S. manufacturing jobs
being sent over-seas there is news of a
growing number of companies bringing this
work back to the United States. Real Estate
values on the Peninsula remained in a good
state during the recession, but houses here
are now in demand more than ever.
“Encouraging” “Hopeful” and “Positive”
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Burglary interrupted at home
in White Oaks neighborhood
in San Carlos, suspect at large
Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a bur-
glary suspect who ran from a home in San
Carlos’ White Oaks neighborhood after
assaulting the homeowner who interrupted
the crime at approximately 11:20 a.m.
The suspect, last seen running from the
home in the 100 block of Oakview Drive, is
described as a skinny Hispanic man in his
20s standing about 5 feet 5 inches tall with
short, dark hair.
He was wearing a black sweatshirt and
black pants, and was heading in the direction
of Alameda de las Pulgas, according to the
Sheriff’s Office.
The homeowner sustained minor injuries
and was transported to the hospital for evalu-
ation, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information on this crime
should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 363-
Doctors to evaluate yacht theft
suspect’s mental competence
Two doctors will evaluate a Wyoming man
to determine whether he is competent to
stand trial in San Mateo County Superior
Court for allegedly stealing a yacht from
Sausalito earlier this month.
An April 30 hearing is scheduled on the
doctors’ reports on 63-year-old Leslie
Gardner, of Gillette, Wyo., San Mateo
County Assistant District Attorney Al Serrato
Criminal proceedings against Gardner
remain suspended.
Prosecutors said Gardner’s attorney John
May expressed doubt last week about his
client’s ability to participate in his defense.
Gardner has pleaded not guilty to grand
theft, receiving stolen property in excess of
$3.2 million, and vandalism in connection
with the theft of the 82-foot vessel “Darling”
from the Sausalito Yacht Harbor, believed to
have been taken early the morning of March 4.
He is being held in San
Mateo County Jail on $1
million bail.
Two other suspects, Lisa
Modawell, 56, and Dario
Mora, 54, both of Aptos,
were also initially arrested
in the case.
The couple, who were
dating, met Gardner
through a mutual friend in
Santa Cruz, and were driven with Gardner by
a fourth person to Sausalito, Serrato said.
The San Mateo County District Attorney’s
Office decided not to file charges against
them because there was doubt about whether
prosecutors could prove they knew the yacht
was stolen, Serrato said.
The yacht was found when it ran aground
in shallow water near Linda Mar Beach in
Pacifica later the morning of the theft.
Sausalito police received a call from the
yacht’s owner, John Furth, of Santa Rosa,
who was watching news coverage of the inci-
dent and recognized the boat as his own.
The vessel was freed and towed to
Richmond for repairs.
Best Buy robbed at gunpoint
San Carlos police are searching for a man
who robbed a Best Buy at gunpoint
Wednesday afternoon, according to the San
Mateo County Sheriff’s Office
At approximately 1 p.m., the man entered
the store at 1127 Industrial Road and walked
to a counter where he requested to look at
some electronics. An employee brought the
products to the counter and the man bran-
dished a handgun and told the employee to
move back. He then grabbed the goods and
fled out the front door, according to the
Sheriff’s Office.
The man was described as 5 feet 11 inches,
160 pounds, 20 to 30 years old, wearing a
white jacket and blue jeans. He was seen
driving away in a black BMW with heavily
tinted windows, according to the Sheriff’s
Local briefs
Leslie Gardner
• Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, has draft-
ed legislation to keep kids safe and ensure new teachers receive first-
rate training as they begin their careers, according to his office.
Assembly Bill 470 aims to strengthen the Beginning Teacher
Support and Assessment program, an induction program the helps
new teachers navigate state requirements. It also preserves the critical
School Safety Consolidated Competitive Grant, which provides
expert crisis response training to school districts, according to his office.
By Jennifer C. Kerr
WASHINGTON — The nation’s views on
gay marriage are more favorable in large part
because of a shift in attitudes among those who
know someone who is gay or became more
accepting as they got older of gays and lesbians,
according to a national survey.
The Pew Research Center poll also finds that
a large group of younger adults who tend to be
more open to gay rights is driving the numbers
upward. The issue has grabbed the national
spotlight recently with the public embrace of
same-sex marriage by Democrat Hillary
Rodham Clinton and Republican Sen. Rob
Portman of Ohio.
“We’ve certainly seen the trend over the last
ten years,” Michael Dimock, director of the cen-
ter, said Wednesday. “But we’re now really in a
position to talk about the combination of gener-
ational change and personal change that have
sort of brought the country to where it is today.”
Overall, the poll finds 49 percent of
Americans favor allowing gays and lesbians to
marry legally, and 44 percent opposed to the
idea. That’s more people now favoring gay mar-
riage than opposing it. A decade ago 58 percent
opposed it and a third supported it.
The 49 percent who now support same-sex
marriage includes 14 percent who said they
have changed their minds.
When asked why, almost one-third say it’s
because they know someone who is gay — a
family member, friend or acquaintance. A quar-
ter said their personal views have changed as
they thought more about the issue or just
because they’ve grown older and more accept-
One of those polled said: “My best friend
from high school is a gay man, and he deserves
the same rights,” adding that his friend and a
partner “are in a committed relationship.”
Another person attributed the shift in attitude
to “old fashioned ignorance,” and said “I grew
up a little bit.”
Just 2 percent overall said their views have
shifted against gay marriage.
Another major factor in the long-term shift in
the public’s view: the so-called millennial gen-
eration of young adults born since 1980 —
today’s 18- to 32-year-olds who entered adult-
hood in the new millennium. The survey finds
70 percent of millennials favor same-sex mar-
Gay marriage has long been an issue of parti-
san political debate, but it resurfaced recently
with Clinton and Portman declaring their sup-
port, and as the Supreme Court prepares to take
up the issue.
On Monday, Clinton announced her support
for gay marriage — lining up with other poten-
tial Democratic presidential candidates who
favor it.
In an online video released by the gay rights
advocacy group Human Rights Campaign,
Clinton says that gays and lesbians are “full and
equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizen-
And last week, Portman reversed course and
said he now supports gay marriage. He said he
had a change of heart after he learned one of his
sons is gay. “I have come to believe that if two
people are prepared to make a lifetime commit-
ment to love and care for each other in good
times and in bad, the government shouldn’t
deny them the opportunity to get married,” he
wrote in an op-ed in The Columbus Dispatch.
His reversal makes him the only Republican in
the Senate to back gay marriage.
Changed demographics and
minds in gay marriage shift
Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Victor L. Simpson
VATICAN CITY — Forgive Pope Francis’
security team for looking a bit nervous.
One pope was shot in St. Peter’s Square
while riding in an open vehicle. Another was
tackled by a woman with mental problems in
St. Peter’s Basilica. So in the early days of
Francis’ pontificate, as the pope delights the
flock by wading into crowds and pressing the
flesh, it’s only natural that chief Vatican cop
Domenico Giani seems on edge.
Just consider some of Francis’ acts of papal
outreach, which have all made for a refreshing
change from the reserved style of his prede-
cessor Benedict XVI, but present a huge
headache for a security detail attached to one
of the planet’s most high-profile people.
The day after his election, Francis
eschewed the Vatican’s armored limousine
and traveled through the chaotic streets of
Rome in an ordinary car to pick up his things
at a downtown hotel.
At his first Sunday Mass as pontiff, Francis
caused a stir by mingling with bystanders at a
Vatican gate, shaking hands and even allow-
ing himself to be grabbed by the shoulder, all
while people jostled to get closer.
Then on inauguration day, Francis stood for
nearly 30 minutes Tuesday in an open vehicle
that circled the vast square, kissing babies
handed up to him and at one point jumping
out to bless and kiss a disabled man in the
It’s not for nothing that Francis has quickly
been dubbed the ‘’unpredictable” pope. And
for a bodyguard, unpredictable means trouble.
Giani looked particularly worried by the
crowd that gathered after the Sunday Mass.
La Stampa newspaper quoted an aide at the
scene as saying that things “better get back to
normal or we’re in trouble.”
Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico
Lombardi said last week that the Vatican was
well aware of Francis’ informal and open style
and that “proper security measures” would be
taken, even if that hasn’t happened immedi-
“There are a lot of nut cases out there,” said
another Vatican official, who requested
anonymity as he is not authorized to discuss
‘Unpredictable’ pope worries security team
Pope Francis waves as he arrives in Saint Peter’s Square for his inaugural mass at the Vatican.
By Joan Lowy
WASHINGTON — Privacy laws urgently
need to be updated to protect the public from
information-gathering by the thousands of
civilian drones expected to be flying in U.S.
skies in the next decade or so, legal experts
told a Senate panel Wednesday.
A budding commercial drone industry is
poised to put mostly small, unmanned aircraft
to countless uses, from monitoring crops to
acting as lookouts for police SWAT teams, but
federal and state privacy laws have been out-
paced by advances in drone technology,
experts said at a Senate hearing.
Current privacy protections from aerial sur-
veillance are based on court decisions from the
1980s, the Judiciary Committee was told,
before the widespread drone use was anticipat-
ed. In general, manned helicopters and planes
already have the potential to do the same kinds
of surveillance and intrusive information gath-
ering as drones, but drones can be flown more
cheaply, for longer periods of time and at less
risk to human life. That makes it likely that
surveillance and information-gathering will
become much more widespread, legal experts
The Federal Aviation Administration recent-
ly predicted about 7,500 civilian drones will be
in use within five years after the agency grants
them greater access to U.S. skies.
Drones will require new privacy laws, Senate told
MONUMENT, Colo. — The fatal shooting
of Colorado’s top prisons official when he
answered the front door at his house high-
lights a troubling reality for the nation’s
judges, prosecutors and other legal officials:
At a time when attacks on them are rising,
it’s difficult for them to remain secure, even
when they are off duty.
Investigators do not yet know why Tom
Clements, 58, was shot around 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday at his home just north of Colorado
Springs. They could not rule out any possi-
bilities, including that it was a random shoot-
ing or that it was an attack related to
Clements’ job, authorities said.
While small in numbers, similar attacks on
officials have been increasing in the U.S. in
recent years, said Glenn McGovern, an
investigator with the Santa Clara County
District Attorney’s office in California who
tracks such incidents worldwide. He said
there have been roughly as many in the past
three years — at least 35 — as the entire
prior decade. Revenge is usually the motive,
he added.
Colorado Corrections Department chief shot, killed at home
Pennsylvania school asks
students to cut back on body spray
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A Pennsylvania high
school wants its students to cut back on the
body spray.
Freedom High School in Bethlehem says
one of its students was recently taken to a hos-
pital after being exposed to Axe Body Spray.
Now, officials are asking students to stop
using it as a cologne or fragrance while
attending the school.
Unilever, which makes Axe, says it is look-
ing into the report.
The company says in a statement that the
safety and well-being of users “is always our
first priority” and consumers with concerns
should call the toll-free number on the back of
the package.
School officials say the affected student is
severely allergic to the spray. It wasn’t imme-
diately clear what type of reaction the student
had or what chemical may have been
Around the nation
Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Julie Pace
JERUSALEM — Seeking a fresh
start to a strained relationship,
President Barack Obama and Israeli
Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu on Wednesday demon-
strated solidarity on the key issues
that have stirred tensions between
them. The U.S. president vowed he
would do “what is necessary” to
prevent Iran from obtaining a
nuclear weapon, while Netanyahu
reaffirmed that his newly formed
government seeks a two-state solu-
tion to Israel’s decades-long dispute
with the Palestinians.
Obama, in Israel for the first time
in his presidency, also pledged to
investigate reports that Syria had
used chemical weapons for the first
time in its two-year civil war. And
he sternly warned Syrian leader
Bashar Assad that use of such
weapons would
be a “game-
changer,” one
that could
potentially draw
the U.S. military
into the conflict
for the first time.
“The Assad
regime must
understand that
they will be held accountable for the
use of chemical weapons or their
transfer to terrorists,” Obama said,
standing alongside Netanyahu at a
nighttime news conference.
Expectations were low for a
breakthrough during Obama’s visit
on any of the major issues roiling
the region. Instead, the president
was focused on reassuring anxious
Israelis that he is committed to their
security, and on resetting his rocky
relationship with Netanyahu. The
two leaders have been at odds over
Israeli settlements and Iran’s disput-
ed nuclear programs, and
Netanyahu famously lectured
Obama in front of the media in the
Oval Office on Israel’s right to
defend himself.
Compared with past encounters,
there was a noticeable lack of
uneasiness Wednesday, the first
time the two leaders have met pub-
licly after both survived elections
that will leave them stuck with each
other for the foreseeable future.
They traded jokes throughout a day
of side-by-side appearances. And
they repeatedly referred to each
other by their first names, Obama
calling his Israeli counterpart by his
nickname, “Bibi.”
On Iran in particular, the two
leaders sought to show they were
united in their desire to prevent the
Islamic republic from developing
what Obama called “the world’s
worst weapons.”
Obama, Netanyahu show solidarity on Iran
Barack Obama, left, at a news conference with Israel’s Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
Bashar Assad
Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Public employees should
not be allowed to strike
In regards to the story “Teachers give
green light to possible strike,” in the
March 20 edition of the Daily Journal,
public employees — government or
teachers — should not have the right to
strike or have a work stoppage or slow
down. Essentially, these jobs have a
history of security and government is
subject to finite taxation. These
employees have to live within the gov-
ernment means. It is the Legislature
that passes on taxation and they alone
should be held accountable for public
finance of their operations.
If employees are unhappy with their
protected sector, then they can leave
and enter the private sector for jobs and
understand how fluid their lack of secu-
rity really is. In addition, the state
should remain a right to work state and
no one should be required to pay union
dues unless they want to. Card checks
to establish a union should be disal-
lowed as the ballot should remain
secret to protect the decisions of the
voter. Card checks invade the privacy
of thought about a personal matter or
belief and should not become part of
our collective bargaining and public
policy labor law.
The most important ballot initiative
in a recent general election: Four states
— Arizona, Utah, South Carolina and
South Dakota — passed “the right of
workers to have a secret ballot in union
elections.” The passage ranged from
60.1 percent to 86.1 percent. It is clear
that workers want a right to secrecy
without intimidation by peers and man-
agement protection from threat, intimi-
dation and force, as well as protection
from proxies who use the same tactics
to require union membership.
Jack Kirkpatrick
Redwood City
New York driver’s licenses
The state of New York just
announced the July 2013 introduction
of new black and white wallet size
driver licenses that are going to be
“almost impossible or unfit for faking.”
Officials describe the new drivers
licenses as costing about $1 more each
than the ones presently being used. In
typical bureaucratic speak, they prom-
ise New Yorkers that “the additional
cost is not going to be passed on to
They failed to tell them if the addi-
tional cost was going to be paid by
Santa Claus or by the Tooth Fairy.
Oscar Lopez-Guerra
San Mateo
Prescription drugs
Everybody who has ever picked up a
prescription drug from a pharmacy has
received a personal prescription infor-
mation sheet which informs you of the
possible side effects and allergic reac-
tions you may get.
This prescription drug system is
upside down and backward. Your health
care provider, “doctor,” should have
this drug information with them at your
office visit up front so you, the patient,
can have the information to make an
informed decision on a whole range of
drugs as well as their side effects and
allergic reactions before your medica-
tions are ordered.
These personal prescription sheets
should cover only the drug trials,
proven side effects and allergic reac-
tions — no tort lawyer language that
isn’t based on reality.
Irvin E. Chambers
Menlo Park
Forgiving ‘W’?
Jeb Bush has now gone on record
stating that history may very well be
kind to his brother George W. That’s
possible, despite W’s record of getting
us into unnecessary, disastrous wars,
screwing up the economy, loading up
the Supreme Court with right-wingers
and a whole host of actions detrimental
to the country and the world at large.
Yes, brother Jeb may be right that W
may be forgiven as someone who was
lured into a position way over his head,
an office he was clearly unqualified to
hold and situations requiring intellect
and education he didn’t possess.
The question remains, though: Will
those behind the W debacle be forgiv-
en? Will history look kindly on the
Rumfelds, the Cheneys, those rigging
the elections in Republican favor, the
U.S. Supreme Court that intervened
and gave the election to Bush instead
of Al Gore in 2000? And how kind
should history be on those who actually
voted for someone as clearly unquali-
fied for the U.S. presidency as George
W. Bush — so obvious before selected
and so convincingly demonstrated
afterwards? How kindly should history
look at the religious right that made the
W phenomenon even possible (never
mind how unconstitutional it is to mix
religion and politics).
Who is really in a position to “for-
give” the victims of 9/11 and its after-
math, the dead and the maimed, as a
result of a terror action totally pre-
dictable and preventable?
If history forgives George W. Bush,
I’m afraid we haven’t learned much
from his disastrous eight years in an
office he had no business holding and
for which an uneducated, gullible vot-
ing population should be held responsi-
ble as co-conspirators.
Jorg Aadahl
San Mateo
Letters to the editor
The Jerusalem Post
.S. President Barack Obama’s
visit to Israel is being billed
by Washington insiders as pri-
marily a “charm offensive.” They have
suggested that the American leader
wants to communicate directly with the
Israeli people, voicing his strong sup-
port for Israel and its security.
Obama will no doubt praise the U.S.-
funded Iron Dome system, which oper-
ated so successfully during Operation
Pillar of Defense last November. It is a
powerful symbol of the “unbreakable
alliance” that both Israel and the United
States want to convey during the presi-
dent’s visit.
The White House has made it clear
that Obama will not be bringing with
him grandiose plans to jump-start the
long-stalled peace process with the
Palestinians. This represents a change
in Washington’s approach to a historic
presidential visit to the Jewish state.
In Obama’s first term, the assessment
seemed to be that it made no sense to
come to Jerusalem as long as negotia-
tions with the Palestinians were stalled
and the U.S. president could have no
tangible diplomatic achievements to
show the American people.
As the leader of the Jewish people,
who have been threatened with destruc-
tion by Iran’s leaders, Netanyahu wants
assurances that the US will launch a
military strike if necessary to prevent a
nuclear-armed Iran.
The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg quot-
ed “several sources” in Amman and Tel
Aviv saying that Israeli drones were
monitoring the Jordan-Syria border on
Jordan’s behalf and that military and
intelligence officials from the two coun-
tries are in constant contact, planning
for the inevitable chaos post-Bashar
Israel is also concerned that a large
amount of arms — including huge
caches of chemical and biological
weapons — could fall into the wrong
Obama’s visit to Israel
Cleaning up
pring has now officially sprung which means, along
with hopefully the advent of consistent sandal weath-
er, the time has come to clean out the closets, wipe
off the shelves, do more than just push the dog fur balls
under the couch and make some hard decisions about what
unneeded items need tossing.
But why stop at the tangible pile-ups in one’s domain? We
might all be well better served to do some assessment of
other things cluttering the environment and sitting around
past their useful date.
Let’s start with cleaning up
our language. Sequester and
fiscal cliff are this year’s
shock and awe, overused to
the point of ridiculousness
particularly when a signifi-
cant enough slice of the pop-
ulation couldn’t even under
threat of pain and suffering
define the terms or their rami-
fications. These words don’t
necessarily warrant the
garbage pile, or even a minty
bar of soap in the mouth
upon use, but a trip to
Goodwill or some other
donation center is in order. Perhaps there they can be recy-
cled into uses that don’t make the average person’s eyes roll
back and their brain turn off. Even better — although about
as realistic as holding onto that pair of jeans on the off
chance you shed five pounds — both political parties find
common ground to avoid the need to ever warrant the terms
A copy of Roe v. Wade and some history lessons apparent-
ly need a strong dusting off because the recent glut of
severely restrictive laws makes one wonder if current genera-
tions have grown lackadaisical in protective reproductive
freedom. The masses that once would not have stood idly by
while states like Arkansas and North Dakota implement fetal
heartbeat laws have moved onto important struggles like gay
marriage, which is laudable, but gaining rights is only half
the battle. The other half is keeping them.
The garbage pail is earmarked for starlets and actors who
can’t get their stuff together and instead jumble up the air
with their antics and all-around stupidity. Many have tried
the recycling or even the personally repurposing route to no
avail; now it’s off to the landfill because compost just seems
a little mean. This includes anybody on a show whose title
includes the words “real housewives.”
The reputations of way too many public figures could do
with a heavy steam cleaning or even scouring to do away
with the tarnish. Cases in point, disgraced cyclist Lance
Armstrong, former Alameda County supervisor Nadia
Lockyer and conservative Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman
of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who rumor has
it enjoys dalliances with Dominican Republic prostitutes.
One reputation that is beyond cleaning, fixing or revamp-
ing is Anna Ayala, otherwise known as the Wendy’s chili
lady for the infamous scheme cooked up between her and
her husband to bilk the fast-food giant. After her 2005
claims of finding a severed digit in her chili were debunked
as staged and she went away on a four-year vacation at the
big house, Ayala hit the radar again by falsely claiming
somebody else shot her son in the ankle. Seems as a felon
he’s not allowed to have a firearm so the logical answer is of
course to finger somebody innocent.
Another item not even fit for a Freecycle website is the
coverage and reaction to the Steubenville, Ohio rape case
that riveted the court-viewing public and raised all kinds of
public outrage and debate over teens, small towns, girls who
drink, the football players who assault them and everybody
who felt the attack was proper social media fodder.
Afterward, CNN was knocked for portraying the convicted
rapists too sympathetically, Fox was slammed for broadcast-
ing the name of a sexual assault victim and one of the boy’s
lawyers offered up this gem on “Piers Morgan” — that his
teenage client shouldn’t be forced into lifetime registration
as a sex offender because at 16 he doesn’t have a fully devel-
oped brain. Lawyer Walter Madison said his client shouldn’t
one day at age 75 have to “explain” his younger self’s
actions. Hmm. State Sen. Leland Yee used a similar neuro-
logical explanation to successfully get California to eradicate
life in prison without parole for juveniles but even that
requires a 25-year baseline sentence.
And sometimes during a deep clean, things we all but for-
got about look fresh again with the perspective of a new sea-
son. Gun legislation. The Pope. Bangs.
So grab the mop and broom and do a little sprucing up.
The best part of spring cleaning is making room for a whole
new year’s worth of disorder.
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Williams-Sonoma Inc., up $4.64 at $49.85
Thanks to gains at its West Elm brand, the home goods retailer said that
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Research In Motion Ltd., up 97 cents at $16
A Morgan Stanley analyst upgraded the smartphone maker’s stock,
saying its BlackBerry 10 phones may help turn around the business.
Adobe Systems Inc., up $1.71 at $42.46
The software company, which makes programs such as Photoshop and
Acrobat, reported strong results in its first quarter.
Francesca’s Holdings Corp., up $1.93 at $28.91
The women’s accessories and clothing store chain announced better-
than-expected fourth-quarter results and issued a strong outlook.
The Fresh Market Inc., up $2.12 at $42.65
A Raymond James analyst started coverage of the grocery chain with a
“Strong Buy”rating, seeing an opportunity for investors.
Big movers
By Daniel Wagner
Fear of a revived debt crisis in Europe
faded from the stock market Wednesday,
freeing the Dow Jones industrial average
to touch an all-time high.
After dipping Monday on concerns
that Cyprus would become the latest
European nation to stir fiscal chaos, the
Dow posted its second straight day of
Stocks traded steadily higher for most
of the day and spiked after the Federal
Reserve said it will continue with
aggressive measures to boost the econo-
my. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said
that Cyprus crisis posed no major risk to
the U.S. economy.
The Dow was up 44 points shortly
before the Fed announcement. It rose as
much as 91 points shortly after the Fed
released its policy statement at 2 p.m.,
touching an all-time high of 14,546 at
2:25 p.m.
The Fed said the U.S. economy has
strengthened after pausing late last year,
but still needs support from the central
bank. The Fed plans to continue buying
$85 billion in bonds per month indefi-
nitely to keep long-term borrowing costs
down and spur investment. It also said it
would keep short-term interest rates at
record lows, at least until unemployment
falls to 6.5 percent.
Unemployment fell last month to 7.7
percent, the lowest in four years. The
Fed doesn’t expect the rate to reach its
target until 2015.
The Dow closed up 55.91 points
Wednesday, or 0.4 percent, to 14,511.73.
Stock markets were little changed
Tuesday despite rising uncertainty in
Cyprus. Anyone watching “would con-
clude that the market decided Cyprus is
overblown as an issue,” said Brian
Gendreau, a strategist at Cetera
Financial Group.
Gendreau said traders had been con-
cerned about what precedent might be
set by Cyprus’ efforts to avoid a crisis. A
plan to seize money from bank savings
accounts was met with outrage and was
rejected Tuesday by the island nation’s
The nation’s unusual status as an inter-
national financial haven makes it an
unlikely roadmap for future rescue
“I think the market’s going to start
looking at other things,” he said.
Cyprus was negotiating with interna-
tional lenders, seeking support for its ail-
ing financial system. Without a bailout
deal, Cyprus’ banks could collapse, dev-
astating the country’s economy and
potentially forcing it to exit the euro cur-
rency group. That could roil global
financial markets.
Attention had returned to Europe this
week after several months’ respite, dur-
ing which traders focused on the
strengthening U.S. economy and drove
stocks to multi-year highs.
Over the previous two years, concerns
about a breakup of the euro currency
often dominated trading of U.S. stocks.
The jitters receded after central banks
provided enough extra cash to help prop
up Europe’s commercial banks.
Among stocks making big news was
FedEx. The shipping company reported
sharply lower quarterly earnings and
said it will cut capacity to Asia. FedEx is
seen as a bellwether for the broader
economy because air shipments are tied
closely to the pace of business activity.
FedEx sank $7.33, or 6.9 percent, to
Adobe soared after reporting strong
first-quarter earnings. The company,
which makes Adobe Reader and
Photoshop, said it has picked up more
subscriptions to online versions of its
software products. The stock rose $1.71,
or 4.2 percent, to $42.46.
In other trading, the Standard & Poor’s
500 index rose 10.37 points, or 0.7 per-
cent, to 1,558.71. The Nasdaq composite
index rose 25.09, or 0.8 percent, to
The S&P 500 is just six points below
its all-time high of 1,565, reached in
October 2007. It is up 9.3 percent so far
this year.
Stocks rise as Federal Reserve stands by stimulus
Amazon CEO recovers Apollo engines from Atlantic
LOS ANGELES — Rusted pieces of two Apollo-era rocket
engines that helped boost astronauts to the moon have been
fished out of the murky depths of the Atlantic, Amazon.com
CEO Jeff Bezos and NASA said Wednesday. A privately fund-
ed expedition led by Bezos raised the main engine parts dur-
ing three weeks at sea and was headed back to Cape
Canaveral, Fla., the launch pad for the manned lunar missions.
“We’ve seen an underwater wonderland — an incredible
sculpture garden of twisted F-1 engines that tells the story of a
fiery and violent end,” Bezos wrote in an online posting.
Last year, the Bezos team used sonar to spot the sunken
engines resting nearly 3 miles deep in the Atlantic and 360
miles from Cape Canaveral. At the time, the Internet mogul
said the artifacts were part of the Apollo 11 mission that gave
the world “one small step for man, one giant leap for
Business brief
LOS ANGELES — Researchers at Hewlett-
Packard Co. have developed a way to put
glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices with
a viewing angle so wide that viewers can see
an object more fully just by tilting the screen.
Glasses-free 3-D is not unique. Nintendo
Co. Ltd.’s 3DS handheld allows video game
play in 3-D without glasses, but it requires
players to look straight into the screen with
their noses centered.
HP’s researchers have found a way to make
images viewable in 3-D from angles up to 45
degrees from center in any direction — up,
down, side-to-side or diagonally. That means
viewers can see a person’s face with one ear
blocked from view, but reveal the ear by
swiveling the screen.
The company’s findings will be published in
the scientific journal, Nature, on Thursday.
The scientists used nanotechnology to etch
multiple circles with tiny grooves into a glass
layer of the display.
The grooves bend light in a way that allows
for 64 different points of view.
HP develops 3-D for mobile
devices without the glasses
NEW YORK — Oracle Corp. on Wednesday
reported flat earnings for its fiscal third-quarter,
hurt by a drop in sales of hardware systems and
new software. Shares tumbled in after-hours
trading on the weaker-than-expected results.
Revenue from new software licenses and
online or “cloud” subscriptions, a closely
watched figure, fell 2 percent year-over-year
to $2.3 billion. The company had predicted
that number would rise by 3 percent to 13
percent. Hardware systems revenue dropped
16 percent. But while the hardware revenue
decline has been ongoing and expected, the
drop in new software licenses and subscrip-
tions was a surprise.
As one of the world’s largest makers of busi-
ness software, Oracle’s numbers help Wall
Street gauge the direction of corporate technol-
ogy budgets. When Oracle’s earnings are lack-
luster, it’s often a sign that companies are con-
cerned about the economy.
But Oracle also depends on international
markets for a major part of its revenue.
Europe’s economy is still limping amid worries
about unwieldy government debts and China’s
economic growth has been slowing. That said,
Forrester analyst Andrew Bartels thinks it will
take earnings reports from other technology
vendors before it becomes clear whether the
problem is Oracle-specific or reflects broader
demand. He thinks it’s likely both.
Oracle shares fall on weak 3Q report
<< Spurs continue mastery of Warriors, page 12
• Is NCAA tourney really up for grabs?, page 15
Thursday, March 21, 2013
he grand “Jurgen Klinsmann
Experiment” could be reach-
ing an apex in the next week
or so and it could not only be make-
or-break for the German coach’s
standing with the United States
Men’s National Soccer Team, but for
the squad itself for the 2014 World
Cup in Brazil next summer.
With World Cup qualifying games
against Costa Rica and Mexico over
a five-day span beginning Friday, the
fate of the U.S. team could hinge on
those results.
Already sad-
dled with a
stunning loss
to Honduras
last month, the
U.S. needs to
get in the win
column — or
least avoid
another loss.
It won’t be
easy. “Los
Ticos” is a
home game,
but Costa Rica is never an easy win
for the Americans. They follow that
up with a trip to Azteca Stadium to
take on “El Tri,” one of the toughest
places to play in the world. A pair of
wins, or a win and a tie, and the
grumblings about Klinsmann’s train-
ing methods may abate. A couple of
ties? Not the end of the world. Two
losses? Say goodbye to Klinsmann
and all but kiss away the Americans
chances of reaching Brazil.
It would appear Klinsmann, the
former World Cup champion and for-
U.S. soccer is
a crossroads
By Julio Lara
This wasn’t exactly the welcome
the Aragon Dons baseball team was
hoping for in this their latest stint in
the PAL’s top division.
But it’s the welcome they got, thank
their Alameda de la Pulgas neighbors
and now PAL Bay Division rivals.
The Dons got off to a rough league
start, losing to an intense Hillsdale
High School team 15-8.
“We just had more intensity,” said
Hillsdale first baseman Michael
Camel, who homered in Wednesday’s
win. “Once things happened, we just
wanted to keep it going. It all hap-
pened from the dugout, getting the
energy up and it just pumped us up
more. It’s just amazing how we fought
back, started getting hits, played great
defense. Offense, defense, everything
just came together.”
The Knights took an early 3-0 lead
off of Aragon starter Aldo Severson
before watching it disappear in the
bottom half of the frame and turn into
a 5-3 deficit after two innings of play.
But come the third, Hillsdale
hulked up at the dish and dominated,
making the Dons pay for every single
tops rival
See LOUNGE, Page 16
Menlo’s Edelman goes out on top
By Nathan Mollat
As athletes come up through the ranks of
the youth leagues to club to high school and
beyond, talent usually is the determining
factor in how far they can advance. Once
they reach a certain level, all the talent is
very similar, meaning the difference
between good and elite players is in their
mental makeup.
Having always been the tallest player on
her teams, Menlo School center Drew
Edelman has consistently worked on her
mental approach to the game. Literally
standing head and shoulders taller than just
about anyone else on the court, the 6-4
Edelman is used to having to play a differ-
ent game. Because of her size and strength,
she tends to get beat up a lot by players
without a lot of help from officials. They
see defenders bounce off Edelman and tend
to swallow their whistle, the common
thought being, “Her shot wasn’t altered,
must not have been a foul.”
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See BASEBALL, Page 14
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The best kind of picture day is
once again here.
The Commissioner’s Trophy,
awarded at the end of the World
Series every year, is back in town as
the San Francisco Giants continue
to celebrate their 2012 champi-
onship victory.
The World Championship Trophy
tour will stop in San Mateo on
Thursday, March 21 with the public
viewing scheduled for 1 p.m. and
ending at 3 p.m.
Both Commissioner’s trophies
(from the 2012 and 2012 World
Series) will be on display at San
Mateo City Hall, located on 330 W.
20th Avenue.
It’s a unique opportunity for San
Mateo Giants fans to celebrate the
2012 World Series given that the
trophies are only coming to commu-
nities with a Junior Giants Baseball
League. According to the City of
San Mateo, the Giants selected San
Mateo because the Police Activities
League hosts such a Junior Giants
Fans will have the chance to have
their photo taken with the trophies
while supporting their local Junior
Giants Baseball League through a
donation to the San Mateo PAL.
As proven by the tour stop two
years ago, there will be a large num-
ber of fans attending the trophy
According to the Giants’ website,
the 2012 World Series champions
intend to accommodate as many
fans as possible. During the viewing
time period, fans can take photos of
the trophies with their personal
cameras up to a designated area
while waiting in line.
Once fans have reached that des-
ignated area, only the professional
photographers will be allowed to
take a posed photo of you or your
Fans are advised to arrive early as
the line will be cut off, if needed, to
allow the trophies to leave at the
designated end time. A Giants rep-
resentative will assess and deter-
mine a cutoff point in line.
A fan who arrives during the des-
ignated viewing time is not auto-
matically guaranteed a photo with
the trophies. Fans are accommodat-
ed on a first-come, first-served
The World Series Championship
Trophy tour, which began Jan. 8,
has featured other San Mateo coun-
ty spots including Redwood City
and South San Francisco.
2012 World Series trophy
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SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan
had 25 points, 13 rebounds, six assists
and four blocks and the San Antonio
Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors
104-93 Wednesday night.
Tiago Splitter added 17 points,
Manu Ginobili had 16 points and
seven assists and fellow reserve Nando
De Colo had 10 points for San Antonio
(52-16), which is second to Miami
(53-14) for the league’s best record.
Stephen Curry had 24 points for
Golden State (39-31), which remains
sixth in the West. Harrison Barnes
added 13 points, Jarrett Jack had 14
points, David Lee added 10 points and
12 rebounds.
Golden State pulled within 92-87 as
Curry hit 1 of 2 free throws, but
Duncan threw in a running hook and a
jumper to give San Antonio a 96-88
lead with 2:37 remaining.
Duncan was 11-for-17 from the field
and 3-for-3 on free throws. It was his
13th game of at least 20 points and 10
rebounds this season.
Kawhi Leonard made his first three
shots as the Spurs took a 14-8 lead to
open the game. It would turn out to be
the second-year forward’s only points
until his 3 with 56.4 seconds remain-
ing gave the Spurs a 104-91 lead.
Golden State (first) and San Antonio
(fourth) are both among the top five in
3-point percentage, but neither team
made a 3 until Ginobili knocked down
his second attempt with 10:30 left in
the first half.
It was part of a greater emphasis on
defense by the Spurs.
San Antonio held Golden State to 49
percent shooting in the first half while
forcing nine turnovers and blocking
five shots.
De Colo gave the Spurs a 43-32 lead
when he stripped Jack at midcourt and
sprinted to the basket for a dunk,
prompting Duncan to leap from his
seat and shout “atta boy.”
San Antonio outscored Golden State
38-25 in the second quarter, going 6
for 11 on 3s after missing all four
attempts in the opening period. Matt
Bonner and Danny Green hit back-to-
back 3s late in the second quarter as
San Antonio took a 60-47 lead at the
Golden State opened the second half
on a 13-8 run to pull within 68-60 with
minutes left in the third.
Another loss in San Antonio
EDMONTON, Alberta — Logan
Couture scored twice in regulation
and added a shootout goal, and Dan
Boyle netted the tiebreaker winner
in the San Jose Sharks’ 4-3 victory
over the Edmonton Oilers on
Wednesday night.
After Couture pulled the Sharks
within a goal on a power play at
6:50 of the third, Tommy Wingels
tied it at 9:15. San Jose snapped a
two-game losing streak with its sec-
ond victory in eight games.
Sam Gagner, Shawn Horcoff and
Ryan Jones scored for Edmonton.
The Oilers have earned eight points
in their last five games.
The Oilers opened the scoring
midway through the first period on a
power play. Nail Yakupov fed the
puck across the ice to Gagner, who
had time to tee up a slap shot from
the top of the circle that beat Antti
Niemi to the glove side. It was
Gagner’s 12th goal of the season.
Couture tied it off a rebound with
just under 6 minutes to play in the
Edmonton regained the lead with
8 minutes left in the second period.
Nick Schultz picked up a pass as
he stepped on the ice from the
penalty box, raced in on a 2-on-1
and fed Horcoff.
The Oilers made it 3-1 early in the
third period when Jones stole the
puck from defender Matt Irwin
behind the San Jose net and hooked
around to send the puck through
Niemi’s legs.
Couture scored his 14th goal of
the season to make it 3-2, sending a
shot through traffic and past
Dubnyk, and Wingels tied it with a
quick wrist shot.
NOTES: Both teams are off until
Saturday. Edmonton closes out a
four-game homestand against St.
Louis, and the Sharks are at
Minnesota for the fourth game of a
five-game trip.
Couture, Boyle lift Sharks
Spurs 104, Warriors 93
San Bruno Vice-Mayor Vice-Mayor
Michael Salazar, Councilmember
Rico E. Medina, Mayor Jim Ruane
and Councilmember Ken Ibarra
pose with the 2010 trophy.
Sharks 4, Oilers 3
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By Paul Newberry
Brad Stevens is amused by all this talk of
parity in the NCAA tournament.
The coach who guided little Butler to the
national championship game two years in a
row wonders why everyone seems to be say-
ing all at once: Hey, there’s some pretty good
teams beyond the glamour conferences.
Stevens remembers his first basketball job,
as Butler’s director of basketball operations in
2001, when the Bulldogs easily won their
first-round game as a No. 10 seed. They
cruised past Wake Forest, an entry from the
mighty Atlantic Coast Conference, after lead-
ing 43-10 at halftime.
Yep, 43-10!
“People at that time called those upsets,”
Stevens said Wednesday. “Now they call it
It’s time to find out just how evenly matched
these teams really are.
The prelims were wrapping up with two
more first-round games in Dayton, plus a
glimpse of college basketball’s future with the
official unveiling of the new Big East
But, as everyone knows, the tournament
really gets started on Thursday.
Sixty-four teams. Thirty-two contests. All
going down in an exhilarating — and, yes,
exhausting — two-day mosh pit of hoops.
By the time it’s done late Friday, we should
have at least some answers to the most press-
ing questions: Can a 16th-seeded team beat a
top-seeded team for the first time? Will the
selection committee look smart for inviting so
many of the so-called little guys at the
expense of more established programs? Will
the refs call more fouls than they did during a
low-scoring regular season that often resem-
bled wrestling more than basketball?
The only thing we know for sure is there
won’t be a repeat champion.
Kentucky didn’t even get an invite to the 68-
team party. Heck, the Wildcats’ season is
already over, snuffed out by Robert Morris —
a school near Pittsburgh, not some guy known
as Bob Morris to his friends — in the National
Invitation Tournament.
Hmm, maybe that’s an indication of what’s
to come in the NCAAs, after a season in
which no team established itself as a clear-cut
“I think it’s been pretty obvious throughout
the year there’s a lot of parity in basketball,”
said Saint Louis forward Dwayne Evans,
whose fourth-seeded team opens against No.
13 New Mexico State in San Jose, Calif.
“Every day you turn on SportsCenter and you
see a bunch of upsets. But I think that pro-
vides a lot of exciting college basketball. And,
as a team, I think we have a legitimate chance
Louisville coach Rick Pitino, whose team
was seeded first overall after romping into the
tournament on a 10-game winning streak,
joined the chorus of those using the P word.
In his mind, the constant exodus of one-
and-done players from programs such as
Kentucky, which essentially has to start over
each season, has leveled the playing field
more than ever before.
“There are no longer the Kareem Abdul-
Jabbars or Bill Waltons or those great players
from Carolina and Duke — Christian
Laettner and those people. It just doesn’t hap-
pen,” Pitino said. “You take a Colorado State
with five seniors, they’re every bit as good as
any of the number 1 seeds who play the game.
“Parity,” he added, “has set in. That’s what
makes it so much fun. You really, really can’t
pick who is going to win.”
Maybe so, but the odds are, one of those
teams on the top line will emerge as the cham-
pion in Atlanta on April 8. That’s good news
for the Cardinals and the other No. 1 seeds:
Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga.
Since 1988, when sixth-seeded Kansas won
the national title, only once has the champion
emerged from anywhere below a third seed
(No. 4 Arizona in 1997). More telling, the
team celebrating at the end is usually a No. 1
seed — 16 times that’s been the case during
the 24-year span.
So, while it’s not unusual for an upstart such
as Butler, George Mason or VCU to crack the
Final Four, the cream usually rises to the top
in the last game of the season.
Time to see if NCAA tourney really up for grabs
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse has been under investigation
for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball pro-
gram, for at least a year, according to two media reports.
CBS Sports.com, citing an unidentified source, reported
Wednesday that the school has received a letter of preliminary
inquiry from the NCAA.
The Post-Standard reported NCAA investigators have been
conducting interviews with Syracuse employees and former
employees. The newspaper said the investigation includes the
handling of former player Fab Melo’s academic eligibility.
In 2012, the star center was declared ineligible for the
NCAA tournament days before it started.
“Same story they had last year at this time,” coach Jim
Boeheim said in San Jose, Calif., before the Orange played
Montana in their opening game of the NCAA tournament. “I
guess that’s annual. I guess next year we’ll get it again.”
NCAA investigating Syracuse
mistake — defensively and on the mound — they
“We stopped playing catch and you can’t make
mistakes against a good hitting team like Hillsdale,
bottom line,” said Aragon head coach Lenny
Souza. “We have a lot of talent on our team and
hopefully we can bounce back Friday. But, they
really took it to us. You have to tip your hat to them
and be disappointed in yourself for the mistakes
you made that cost us that many runs. You can’t
give a team like that that much leeway. They’re
going to make it hurt.”
“We played pretty solid defense,” said Hillsdale
head coach Neal Donohoe. “We stopped walking
people. We made them earn their runs more. Once
we made them earn everything, it was harder for
them to score runs and we kept putting pressure
The pressure started in the third after Aragon’s
Connor Ching put the Dons up 4-3 and then
Severson’s single made it 5-3. Those runs were
scored off of Brandon Butcher who found himself
in the game after Aragon knocked out the Hillsdale
His afternoon started tough, but Butcher settled
down and tossed another four innings, holding the
Dons scoreless the rest of the way.
“Mentally, I’m just in there trying to throw
strikes,” Butcher said. “I know we’re a good hit-
ting ball club and they can rally with each other to
get runs. I was just trying to throw strikes, get them
to pop up or ground out — really give my defense
a chance to make plays on the field.”
“We’ve used him out of the bullpen mostly, just
for that,” Donohoe said. “He can take a game that
seems like it’s going not the way we want it, calm
everyone nerves, he doesn’t get rattled. He’s been
our steadying hand out of the pen.”
The Knights surged ahead in the third, aided by
five Aragon walks and errors and two hits, the
biggest off of Kellen Tsuruoka’s bat. By the time
the third frame ended, Hillsdale was up 9-5.
And they weren’t done yet. The fourth began
with a Taran Poss double that fueled a five-run bar-
rage punctuated by Camel’s very long, opposite
field, people-on-the-football-field-look-out-below,
home run.
“Runner on third, our goal is just to get that run-
ner in,” Camel said. “One out, just take our best
hacks and be aggressive. I just drove it far. It was a
mistake but it was a good mistake I guess.”
Tsuruoka had another big double and Armando
Fajardo’s single plated run number five. Hillsdale
added one more in the sixth on another Poss dou-
ble. In all, the Knights tallied 11 hits, were handed
11 walks and capitalized on six Aragon errors.
“This is a young group,” Souza said of his team.
“I hope they learn something from it. It’s discour-
aging. We just have to get better from it.”
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Sherry was born in New York City, an only child
whose father was a diplomat for the Canadian
Government. She lived in the UK, the US and
Canada. She graduated from USF, Magna Cum
Laude, with a double major of French and
Psychology (National HonorSociety, AlphaSigmaNu).
She spent many years in the pharmaceutical industry
as a regional Sales Manager for Procter and Gamble
and worked for Ralph Lauren and Berlex Labs.
She was voted “Top Ten” in the USA by the American Business Woman’s Assn. in 1984,
and hosted a television show, “Women Today” (Emmy). Sherry is presently on the
healing team of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church-Burlingame, the honorary Committee for
the Peninsula Stroke Assn., and board member emeritus for USF. She loves to sail,
cook and entertain and has a passion for working with the senior population. She feels
that they have much love to give and much knowledge to share.
“It’s definitely frustrating,” Edelman said. “It
came to a point where I had to control my emo-
tions. Last summer, my main thing was con-
trolling my emotions and not letting it affect
my play.
“Playing the post, it becomes a personal
thing. I had to work on ignoring that personal
Edelman’s mental makeup was put to the test
this season, all thanks to football. While mess-
ing around on the Menlo football field before a
homecoming powder puff game, Edelman
went up to catch a football and came down
awkwardly on her right ankle — re-aggravating
an older ankle injury that resulted in, as
Edelman put it, “[I] ripped a bunch of liga-
No surgery was required but it delayed her
return to the basketball court. With a scholar-
ship to USC already in hand, Edelman was
looking to cap a brilliant prep career with a spe-
cial senior season. Now, she was getting off on
the wrong foot.
“I lost all my cardio (conditioning). I missed
quite a few games,” Edelman said. “I wanted to
come back fast, but not too fast. I totally
thought it was going to affect my season. It
really took a lot out of me. At the beginning, I
didn’t think I was going to be that great.”
The wait was worth it for Edelman and the
Knights. Edelman averaged 20.5 points per
game and pulled down 13 rebounds per contest.
She also helped Menlo to its first Central Coast
Section championship since 1995 and a spot in
the Northern California tournament semifinals.
For her efforts, Edelman is the San Mateo
Daily Journal’s Girls’ Basketball Player of the
Year — the second year in a row Edelman has
received the honor.
Having already established herself as a dom-
inating center and a Division I college prospect,
Edelman had only one more goal for her high
school career — a CCS title. She knew she
would need help and the rest of the Knights
“Yeah, we wanted to get a CCS title. … I
don’t think we had accomplished everything
yet (during my career at Menlo),” Edelman
said. “I’m the only one going to play in college.
I tried not to make it about me. I’m going to
keep playing (after high school) and I wanted
to make sure everyone was united and having a
good time.
“There were a lot of people — Maddie
Price, Lauren Lete — who could score.
People, for the most part, all improved.”
Most of Edelman’s improvement came
between the six inches between her ears. Her
“don’t take it personal” attitude can be seen in
the number of games in which she fouled out
— one, a 47-45 loss to rival Sacred Heart Prep.
The mere fact Edelman was available all game
long had an impact on the game, whether she
was dominating or not. There weren’t too many
games in which she wasn’t dominant. Sixteen
times she scored 20 points or more. In the
rebounding department, she had 20 games of
10 boards or more and three times pulled down
In the playoffs, Edelman stepped up her
game, averaging 23 points and 14.5 rebounds
in six playoff games. She had her best game of
the season in the CCS Division IV semifinals
against Scotts Valley, when she scored a sea-
son-high 30 points and grabbed 24 rebounds,
also a season high. She followed that with a 23-
point, 22-rebound performance against Sacred
Heart Prep in the CCS championship game.
“That (Scotts Valley game) was the begin-
ning of five games where our team was playing
really well,” Edelman said.
“I think we went out with a bang and we
went further than anyone expected us to.”
Continued from page 11
Hillsdale’s Jonathan Frager, left, and Mike
Camel are all smiles following Camel’s two-
run home run to right field in the top of the
fourth inning during a 15-8 win over Aragon.
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Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
New York 40 26 .606 —
Brooklyn 40 28 .588 1
Boston 36 31 .537 4 1/2
Philadelphia 26 40 .394 14
Toronto 26 42 .382 15
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
y-Miami 53 14 .791 —
Atlanta 38 30 .559 15 1/2
Washington 23 43 .348 29 1/2
Orlando 18 51 .261 36
Charlotte 16 52 .235 37 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Indiana 42 26 .618 —
Chicago 36 30 .545 5
Milwaukee 34 33 .507 7 1/2
Detroit 23 46 .333 19 1/2
Cleveland 22 46 .324 20
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
x-San Antonio 52 16 .765 —
Memphis 46 21 .687 5 1/2
Houston 37 31 .544 15
Dallas 32 36 .471 20
New Orleans 23 46 .333 29 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
x-Oklahoma City 50 19 .725 —
Denver 47 22 .681 3
Utah 34 34 .500 15 1/2
Portland 31 36 .463 18
Minnesota 23 42 .354 25
W L Pct GB
L.A. Clippers 46 22 .676 —
Golden State 39 31 .557 8
L.A. Lakers 36 33 .522 10 1/2
Sacramento 24 44 .353 22
Phoenix 23 45 .338 23
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
Miami 98, Cleveland 95
Charlotte 107,Toronto 101
New York 106, Orlando 94
Atlanta 98, Milwaukee 90
Brooklyn 113, Dallas 96
Houston 100, Utah 93
Memphis 90, Oklahoma City 89, OT
New Orleans 87, Boston 86
San Antonio 104, Golden State 93
Washington at Phoenix, late
Philadelphia at L.A. Clippers, late
Portland at Chicago, 5 p.m.
Philadelphia at Denver, 6 p.m.
Minnesota at Sacramento, 7 p.m.
Atlantic Division
Pittsburgh 31 23 8 0 46 110 81
N.Y. Rangers 29 15 12 2 32 70 70
New Jersey 30 13 11 6 32 74 84
N.Y. Islanders 29 13 13 3 29 86 96
Philadelphia 30 13 16 1 27 81 92
Northeast Division
Montreal 29 19 5 5 43 92 73
Boston 28 19 6 3 41 82 60
Ottawa 30 16 8 6 38 77 65
Toronto 30 16 12 2 34 90 85
Buffalo 30 11 15 4 26 79 95
Southeast Division
Winnipeg 30 16 12 2 34 80 86
Carolina 29 15 12 2 32 84 82
Tampa Bay 30 13 16 1 27 98 90
Washington 29 12 16 1 25 79 87
Florida 30 8 16 6 22 74 110
Central Division
Chicago 30 24 3 3 51 102 66
St. Louis 29 16 11 2 34 87 83
Detroit 30 14 11 5 33 80 79
Columbus 30 12 12 6 30 68 79
Nashville 30 11 13 6 28 70 81
Northwest Division
Minnesota 29 17 10 2 36 77 71
Vancouver 29 14 9 6 34 81 82
Edmonton 29 11 11 7 29 72 85
Calgary 27 11 12 4 26 78 91
Colorado 29 11 14 4 26 75 92
Anaheim 29 22 3 4 48 99 71
Los Angeles 29 17 10 2 36 88 73
San Jose 29 13 10 6 32 71 77
Phoenix 30 13 13 4 30 79 85
Dallas 29 13 13 3 29 76 88
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for over-
time loss.
Toronto 4,Tampa Bay 2
Minnesota 4, Detroit 2
Dallas at Colorado, late
Chicago at Anaheim, late
Toronto at Buffalo, 4 p.m.
Montreal at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m.
Florida at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.
New Jersey at Carolina, 4 p.m.
Boston at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.
Washington at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.
Calgary at Nashville, 5 p.m.
Vancouver at Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
W L Pct
Kansas City 18 6 .750
Baltimore 15 6 .714
Seattle 17 7 .708
Cleveland 14 9 .609
Tampa Bay 14 9 .609
Detroit 14 10 .583
Boston 13 12 .520
Chicago 10 10 .500
Texas 12 12 .500
Minnesota 11 12 .478
Oakland 9 12 .429
Houston 9 13 .409
New York 10 15 .400
Toronto 9 14 .391
Los Angeles 6 13 .316
W L Pct
Atlanta 15 11 .577
Colorado 11 10 .524
Arizona 12 12 .500
St. Louis 11 11 .500
Washington 11 11 .500
San Diego 13 14 .481
Philadelphia 11 12 .478
San Francisco 10 11 .476
New York 9 10 .474
Chicago 12 14 .462
Miami 10 12 .455
Milwaukee 9 12 .429
Pittsburgh 10 14 .417
Los Angeles 9 14 .391
Cincinnati 8 14 .364
NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings;
games against non-major league teams do not.
Washington 7, Miami 5
Baltimore 7,Toronto 5
N.Y.Yankees 4, Boston 0
Atlanta 18, Pittsburgh 9
Arizona 4, Chicago White Sox 2
Kansas City 7, L.A. Dodgers 2
L.A. Angels 6, Cleveland 5
San Francisco (ss) 0, Milwaukee 0, tie, 10 innings
San Francisco (ss) 6, San Diego 4
N.Y. Mets 7, Houston 5
Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., ccd.,
Toronto vs.Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 10:05
St.Louis vs.N.Y.Mets at Port St.Lucie,Fla.,10:10 a.m.
Milwaukee vs.Chicago White Sox at Glendale,Ariz.,
1:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (ss) vs.L.A.Dodgers at Glendale,Ariz.,
1:05 p.m.
Oakland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 1:05 p.m.
Cleveland vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 1:10 p.m.
Washington vs.Atlanta at Kissimmee,Fla.,3:05 p.m.
Houston vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 3:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 4:05 p.m.
WoodsideatSouthCity,SanMateoatMills,El Camino
at Jefferson,Westmoor at Sequoia, 4 p.m.
Capuchinoat Aragon,Half MoonBayat Burlingame,
Carlmont at Hillsdale, Sequoia at Terra Nova, 4 p.m.
San Mateo at Carlmont, Woodside at Burlingame,
Aragon at Menlo-Atherton, Mills vs. El Camino at
South City, Half Moon Bay at Oceana, Westmoor at
Hillsdale, South City at Sequoia, 4 p.m.
Jefferson/MillsatBurlingame,Capuchino/Half Moon
Bay at Woodside, El Camino/South City at Hillsdale,
SanMateoat Carlmont,Westmoor atTerraNova,Se-
quoiaat Menlo-Atherton, Serraat St. Francis, 3 p.m.
St.Ignatiusat Serra,3:30p.m.;Menlo-Athertonat Los
Gatos, 4 p.m.
ValleyChristianvs.Serraat GreenHillsC.C.,2:30p.m.
Menlo-Athertonat El Camino,SouthCityat Aragon,
SequoiaatWestmoor,Millsat Carlmont,Jeffersonat
Hillsdale,BurlingameatWoodside,TerraNovaat Ca-
puchino, San Mateo at Crystal Springs, 4 p.m.
Sequoia at Burlingame, Carlmont at Terra Nova,
Menlo-Atherton at Mills, South City at San Mateo,
Westmoor at El Camino, Woodside at Capuchino,
Half Moon Bay at Hillsdale, 4 p.m.
Aragon at Hillsdale, Carlmont at Half Moon Bay,
Terra Nova at Capuchino,4 p.m.;Menlo-Atherton at
Burlingame, 7 p.m.
Menlo-Atherton at Jefferson, San Mateo at South
City,MillsatWoodside,Mercy-Burlingameat Harker,
AlmaHeights at NotreDame-SJ, Castillejaat Menlo
School, Priory at Crystal Springs, 4 p.m.
Menlo-Atherton at Menlo School, Castilleja at Sa-
cred Heart Prep, Burlingame at Sacred Heart
Cathedral, 4 p.m.
Menlo-Atherton6, Burlingame1
SINGLES — R. Fratt (MA) d.Taggart 6-2, 6-7, (10-8);
N. Fratt (MA) d. Miller 6-2, 6-0; Sarwal (MA) d.Tsu 6-
2, 6-2; Matthews (MA) d. Anderson 6-3, 0-6, (10-6).
DOUBLES — Stevenson-Yee (B) d. Menjivar-La-
Porte 6-2, 0-6, 7-6(3); Iyer-Fleishman (MA) d.
Battat-Martinucci 6-3, 6-3; Finn-Wentz (MA) d. Yu-
Resnick 6-1, 6-1.
SacredHeart Prep5, King’sAcademy2
SINGLES— Yun(KA) d.Sarwal 6-4,6-3;Boggs(SHP)
d. H. Bui 6-0, 6-0; Duane (SHP) d. V. Bui 6-2, 3-6, 6-4;
Vo (KA) d. MacWilliams 7-5, 0-6, 6-2. DOUBLES —
Walecka-O’Gorman (SHP) d. Yee-Doe 6-2, 6-1; Er-
tola-Tolani (SHP) d.Shieh-tran6-2,6-3;Ritchey-Lewis
(SHP) d. Sahoo-Ord 7-5, 6-7, 6-3.
Crystal Springs 6, HaywardLeadership5
Crystal Springs 002301x— 682
WP— Stiles.2B— Delara(HL);Hiemstra(CS).Mul-
tiple hits — Hiemstra 2, Stiles 2 (CS). Multiple RBIs
— Hiemstra 3 (CS). Records — Crystal Springs 4-
0 overall; Hayward Leadership 4-5.
Santa Clara def. Sacred Heart Prep 25-22, 25-
17, 25-18 (Highlights: SHP — Bennett 11 kills, 10
digs; Chou 16 digs; Hao 23 assists; Blankenberg 6
kills, 4 blocks). Records — Sacred Heart Prep 0-2
SCVAL, 2-5 overall.
Sequoia26, Westmoor 0
Sequoia49760— 26151
Westmoor 00000— 016
WP — Greenough (2-2). Multiple hits — Leary 3,
Tweedy 2, Lopiparo 2 (S). Multiple RBIs — Leary 6,
Tweedy 3, Gelphman 3 (S).
Amador Valley-Pleasanton20, MenloSchool 5
MenloSchool 32— 5
Amador Valley137—20
Menlo goal scorers — Kim 2; Bullington, Narayan,
Price. Menlo goalie saves — Dunn 5; Still. Records
— Menlo School 0-4 overall; Amador Valley 4-0.
Burlingame13, Menlo-Atherton12
Menlo-Atherton75— 12
Goal scorers:M-A — Carlson 5;Geaghan-Breiner 4;
Melendez,Lee,A.Wiseman.B — Lange 4; Morgan,
Patel 3; Walker, Mark. Records — Burlingame 1-0
WBAL; Menlo-Atherton 0-1.
Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ON CALL 24/7
Giants and Brewers
play 0-0, 10-inning tie
SCOTTSDALE — San Francisco’s Ryan
Vogelsong and Milwaukees Chris Narveson each
pitched six impressive innings Wednesday and the
Giants and Brewers played a neat 0-0, 10-inning tie
in a game between split squads.
Vogelsong, fresh off a stint with the U.S. team in
the World Baseball Classic, gave up three hits,
walked one and struck out seven. Narveson had his
best outing of spring training, allowing just one hit,
walking none and striking out four.
The teams closers, San Franciscos Sergio Romo
and Milwaukees John Axford, both had scoreless
innings. Romo gave up a hit, walked a man and
struck out a batter. Axford gave up one hit.
Crawford leads Giants
to a 6-4 win over Padres
PEORIA, Ariz. — Brandon Crawford had three
hits and an RBI, leading a San Francisco Giants
split squad to a 6-4 victory over the San Diego
Padres on Wednesday.
The Padres hoped starter Andrew Cashner
would get into the fourth inning with less that 40
pitches, but he didn’t make it through the third —
he threw 31 pitches in the first. But Cashner only
gave up one run on three hits. He struck out four
in his second start of spring training.
Giants starter Chad Gaudin pitched three
innings and gave up two runs on seven hits. He
had two strike outs.
Left fielder Gregor Blanco had two hits, includ-
ing a perfectly placed bunt single. Padres catcher
John Baker also had two hits.
The Giants other squad played a 0-0, 10-inning
ties against Milwaukee.
Harper has 4 RBIs,
Nationals beat Marlins 7-5
JUPITER, Fla. — At 20, Bryce Harper enjoys
the spring training perks of an established veter-
Harper doubled, singled and drove in four runs
Wednesday, then exited in a private car during the
Washington Nationals’ 7-5 win over the Miami
Marlins 7-5.
Harper had a two-run double in the third and a
two-run single in the fifth. The outfielder raised
his spring batting average to .400 (20-for-50) with
12 RBIs.
Harper joined teammate Jayson Werth in leav-
ing the Marlins’ spring training facility during the
seventh inning for the two-hour drive back to the
Nationals’ camp.
Nationals starter Chris Young allowed two hits
in five innings. He walked one and struck out two.
Young, at camp on a minor league contract, is
trying to restart his career. He said he chose to join
the defending NL East champs despite the
Nationals’ rotation being virtually set and the staff
12-14 pitchers deep.
Spring training roundup
By Michael Wagaman
SANTA CLARA — Once the shock of being
traded from the Super Bowl champion
Baltimore Ravens wore off, Anquan Boldin
called Colin Kaepernick to get a feel for the
49ers’ young quarterback.
The two have spoken several times since then,
and Kaepernick can probably expect a few more
calls between now and offseason workouts.
Boldin doesn’t want anything preventing him
from settling in quickly, and getting on the same
page with his quarterback was the perfect start-
ing point.
“That’s very important for a quarterback and
receiver ... it doesn’t just happen overnight,”
Boldin said Wednesday. “Whenever you see a
quarterback and receiver on the same page that
means they’ve spent time together.
“I’m excited to get to work with him. A spe-
cial kid, smart guy, very athletic. For me, hope-
fully I can help him grow as a quarterback.”
That’s one of the primary reasons San
Francisco made the move to acquire the 32-year-
old Boldin, to give Kaepernick another veteran
receiver to throw to. Randy Moss, who spent the
2012 season with the 49ers, is a free agent and
isn’t likely to re-sign with
the team, while Mario
Manningham is recovering
from reconstructive left
knee surgery.
There’s also the fact that
Boldin is a proven play-
maker. He had 65 catches
for 921 yards and four
touchdowns for Baltimore
last season, then helped the
Ravens knock off the 49ers in the Super Bowl
when he caught six passes for 104 yards and a
“I’ve been playing against that guy in our divi-
sion twice a year for a while now,” said kicker
Phil Dawson, who signed a one-year deal with
the 49ers on Tuesday after spending 14 years in
Cleveland. “He knows how to rise to the chal-
lenge at that moment in the game when your
team needs a play. Not every guy in the league
can do that.”
Dawson joined Boldin in meeting with
reporters from the Bay Area, Boldin’s first since
the deal was announced on the opening day of
free agency.
Boldin was in Africa doing charity work with
other NFL players at the time the trade was
made. The Ravens, needing to free up money
after signing quarterback Joe Flacco to a six-
year, $120.6 million contract, expressed an inter-
est in keeping Boldin but wanted him to take a
pay cut.
When he didn’t, Baltimore moved quickly and
shipped him to San Francisco in exchange for a
sixth-round draft pick. The deal rankled many
Ravens players and fans, and even had Boldin
himself scratching his head.
“I really didn’t expect to be traded, especial-
ly from the conversations that I had with the
Ravens before I left to Africa,” Boldin said. “I
just thought at some point we would try to
work things out, one way or another. I don’t
think they led me on. The only regret I have is
not being able to say goodbye the way that I
would like to.”
The receiver still doesn’t have a contract
extension. He’s due to earn $6 million in base
salary during the upcoming season, then could
become a free agent in 2014 if nothing gets
done with the 49ers.
Boldin has yet to meet with 49ers coach Jim
Harbaugh, the younger brother of his former
coach in Baltimore. But everything else that has
happened since the deal was announced tells
Boldin this is a good fit.
Boldin likes direction 49ers are headed
already on shaky ground, following a damning
article published in The Sporting News, in
which several anonymous players questioned
the coach’s methods. During his 19-month
tenure as the national team coach, Klinsmann
has constantly shifted his lineups, never stay-
ing with one for very long. There is a time to
tinker with lineups — to see who plays well
with others, how players handle unfamiliar
positions — but World Cup qualifying is not
the time to do it. The Americans’ defensive
line has been just shy of an unmitigated disas-
ter and the offense still doesn’t seem to have
bought into Klinsmann’s attacking style.
Yet here they are, playing their most impor-
tant games of the year, without longtime cap-
tain Carlos Bocanegra (who was dismissed
from the team after being benched against
Honduras) and Landon Donovan (the home-
grown talent who, mysteriously, is not in train-
ing camp). The scoring prowess of Jozy
Altidore and Clint Dempsey, who are pulveriz-
ing the nets with their club teams, can’t seem
to translate it to the national team.
I, for one, was excited to see Klinsmann
hired. A real soccer man who would pull out
the best of the Americans and position them to
be a real threat in World Cups to come. Hasn’t
really happened that way, not yet. And I’m
beginning to think that is doesn’t matter if
Klinsmann’s the coach or his predecessor Bob
Bradley or even Bruce Arena, who had the
greatest amount of success with the national
team. I’m starting to believe the Americans just
aren’t that good and are destined to never be a
big player on world soccer scene.
At first glance, it appears the rest of the
teams in CONCACAF, which includes teams
from North and Central America and the
Caribbean, is catching up to the Americans. I
think it’s the other way around: the U.S. is
sinking to the level of inferior opponents.
At one point, not too long ago, the U.S. was
a top-20 team in the world. The Americans
were ranked No. 33 in the latest FIFA rank-
ings. Despite the “soccer mom/dad” culture
that has permeated the American suburbs for
generations, soccer hasn’t seem to have caught
on beyond the youth leagues. The cries of
“Wait until our best athletes start playing soc-
cer” are falling on deaf ears. The simple fact of
the matter is, the best American athletes aren’t
playing soccer, not past the age of 10 or 12
anyway. Even if they are, they tend to gravitate
to other sports.
Maybe it’s time to temper enthusiasm for the
USMNST and just enjoy the ride to the World
Cup — if they get there. The way things are
going, that’s no sure thing.
During my time as the Sports Lounge, I’ve
kind of taken you behind the curtain, so to
speak, and given readers glimpses into my per-
sonal life — the birth of my daughter (who
will be turning 10 in a couple of months), the
death of the my dogs and now the passing of
my father.
While I’ve received condolences from many
people for the deaths in my family, I had never
received any from any of the athletes I’ve cov-
ered in my 12 years on the Peninsula.
Until Sunday. Serra basketball standout
Henry Caruso made a fan for life when he
emailed me condolences on the passing of my
dad after the Daily Journal published his obitu-
ary in last weekend’s paper. Not that I go
around looking for sympathy and I’m not
looking for a rash of emails from kids, parents
and coaches, but the fact a kid that I covered in
Little League and now high school would have
the common decency to take time out and
shoot me an email really meant a lot to me.
Caruso knows me on a professional level,
reporter-athlete. He doesn’t know me personal-
ly and has never met my father. But obviously
he has been raised right by his parents as well
as his surrogate family at Serra.
Now don’t go and do something stupid to
mess all this up, Henry.
Nathan Mollat can be reached by email:
nathan@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: 344-
5200 ext. 117. He can also be followed on Twitter
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Ready. Set. Go. Growing seedlings indoors
seems almost like a race. Of course, it has a
staggered start, with onions already growing
strongly and tomatoes not yet sown.
Watering these seedlings is crucial: Timely
watering keeps them chugging along apace;
two or three days of neglect could spell death.
A simple way to automatically water
seedlings is to rely on the soil to draw water
up from below by capillary action. This is just
how various types of commercially available
seedling-growing kits work (available online
from such sites as gardeners.com,
leevalley.com, burpee.com and charleysgreen-
Soil watered by capillary action stays con-
stantly moist, rather than swinging between
the extremes of having plant roots cry out for
air and then for water.
Capillary watering itself is nothing new. For
years, capillary matting — a thick, water-
absorbent fabric that does not rot — has been
available, mostly to commercial greenhouse
growers. The idea is to let one end of the fab-
ric dip down into a water reservoir while the
remainder rests flat on a horizontal surface.
Pots of plants sit on the flat mat. If the pots
likewise have flat bottoms and the soil within
is right up against the bottom of the pots, then
a capillary water connection is established
throughout. As plants drink in water, it is
replenished by water drawn up from the mat
which is, in turn, drawn up from the reservoir.
These capillary-watering seed starters are
nifty setups that make it convenient to raise
seedlings in your home. A small plastic pan
holds water. Into the pan fits a Styrofoam or
plastic “table” on which sits the mat, with one
end dipping into the water. A multi-celled
Styrofoam or plastic planting tray sits atop the
The whole setup is about the size of a three-
ring notebook, or half that, depending on the
number and size of the cells. Right now, my
broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and kale
seedlings — 24 seedlings in about a square
foot of space — are growing in 1-1/2 inch
square cells. In about a month, I’ll have
cucumbers and melons started in propagators
with slightly larger cells.
A few other features round out these sys-
tems. A clear plastic cover maintains humidi-
ty while seeds are germinating, then tucks
neatly out of the way under the reservoir. The
underside of the “table” looks like a pegboard,
and can be flipped over to pop seedlings up
out of their cells when they are ready for trans-
planting. Plant roots knit the soil together to
keep it intact during transplanting. And after a
good cleaning, the whole setup is ready for re-
use year after year.
Capillary watering does have drawbacks.
Water evaporating at the surface of the soil
leaves fertilizer salt residues. These residues
can accumulate in the soil and draw water out
of the roots the same way potato chips dry out
your lips. Seedlings generally do not spend
enough time in containers to bring on this
problem, especially when care is taken not to
over-fertilize. If necessary, occasional water-
ing from above will wash the salts down and
out of the soil.
Another problem is that of seedling roots
growing out through the bottom of their cells
and into the matting. Then plants become dif-
ficult to remove from their cells and lose too
many roots when they are finally ripped away.
I avert this problem by periodically lifting the
planting tray up off the mat beginning when
the seedlings are large enough for their roots
to bind the soil together.
Perhaps the worst threat to any automated
system is neglect. I have almost lost seedlings
from forgetting to check the water level in the
reservoir, which only needs to be done about
weekly. It’s easy to forget about watering
when so much of the job is done for you.
Despite these minor shortcomings, these
capillary watering systems for raising
seedlings are among the few horticultural giz-
mos that I recommend. Before I used them,
my seedlings tethered me to my house daily
throughout April and May.
Seedlings need water; capillary systems
A simple way to automatically water seedlings is to rely on the soil to draw water up from
below by capillary action.
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By Kim Cook
Fuzzy chicks and cute bunnies are part of the pastel pantheon
of Easter decor, and their charm helps define the look of the
But for those who prefer celebrating with a modern aesthet-
ic, there are many attractive decor options that are a tad less
cute and a tad more contemporary. Some reference Easter’s tra-
ditional color palette in new ways, while others put a modern
twist on the holiday’s iconic elements.
Pottery Barn has realistic speckled and robin’s eggs that
would make pretty filler for tabletop bowls and vases. There are
luster-finished glass eggs here, too, in soft yellow, pink and
blue that would look smart on a gray or navy tablecloth or sleek
lacquered console. Mercury-glass pillar candle holders are ren-
dered in an interesting new shimmery pale blue. And there’s an
elegant silver-plated cake server embossed with a rabbit motif.
Albany, Ore.-based designers Jason and Cara Hibbs hand-
draw, then screen-print rabbit images on organic flour sack cot-
ton tea towels. The charming result would make a great hostess
gift. (www.etsy.com/shop/ohlittlerabbit)
Canadian textile artist Cristina Larsen crafts winsome stuffed
felted bunnies and chicks in a rainbow of hues that have a ter-
rific design-y vibe.
“I use merino wool to make all my felt. I dye the colors and
stitch every toy by hand,” she says. While Larsen calls them
“toys,” they’d be equally at home as artsy Easter dicor.
The key to a modern Easter look is simple, according to
Kevin Sharkey, executive creative director for Martha Stewart
Living Omnimedia: “It’s about a controlled color palette.”
Easter candies can be used to create a graphic tablescape. Fill
plain glass cylinders or apothecary jars with single or multi-
colored jellybeans for a colorblock effect. Consider adding a
pillar candle, or place a smaller plant or vase inside a bigger
container and fill the spaces in between with confections.
“Buy a bunch of the same style chocolate rabbit in different
sizes and arrange them going down the center of the table like
a runner,” Sharkey suggests.
Or fill a low tray with colorful Peeps, another classic Easter
treat that happens to be one of Sharkey’s favorites. Last year, he
says, Stewart’s daughter, Alexis, gave him “a gift box full of
every color Peep they make. I brought it into the office and
everyone was taking pictures of it because it was so cool to look
There are some other clever decorating ideas on Stewart’s
website for those with a slightly crafty hand, like studding
wreaths and Styrofoam balls with dozens of pussy willow
Use eggs in interesting ways. You’ll find instructions at
MarthaStewart.com on how to make decorative eggs and
wreaths that have a tailored look, using muted paint and trims.
Metallic paint and glitter-coated eggs amp up the wow factor.
There are tips too on using eggshells and egg cups as vases for
diminutive bouquets of lily of the valley or pansies.
At Allyou.com, find instructions on turning eggshells into
tiny votive holders, nestled in silver egg cups — an elegant
Easter dinner idea.
place at least through the end of the
budget year on Sept. 30 — even though
he and lawmakers in both parties have
criticized them as random rather than tar-
geted. Obama argued strongly against
them in campaign-style appearances,
predicting painful consequences, before
they began taking effect, and
Republicans objected to impacts on
Pentagon spending.
Without changes, the $85 billion in
cuts for the current year will swell to
nearly $1 trillion over a decade, enough
to make at least a small dent in economy-
threatening federal deficits but requiring
program cuts that lawmakers in both par-
ties say are unsustainable politically. As a
result, negotiations are possible later in
the year to replace the reductions with
different savings.
The administration as well as
Republicans picked and chose its spots in
arguing for flexibility in this year’s cuts.
“My hope is that gets done,”
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said
earlier in the week of the effort to prevent
layoffs among inspectors that could dis-
rupt the nation’s food supply chain. “If it
does not, come mid-July we will fur-
lough meat inspectors,” he added, depart-
ing from the administration’s general
position that flexibility should ease all
the cuts or none at all.
Nor did the White House resist a bipar-
tisan plan to prevent any cut in tuition
assistance programs for members of mil-
The final vote was 73-26, with 51
Democrats, 20 Republicans and two
independents in favor and 25
Republicans and Democratic Sen. Jon
Tester of Montana opposed.
Political considerations were on ample
display in both houses as lawmakers
labored over measures relating to spend-
ing priorities, both for this year and a
decade into the future.
Rep. Mark Mulvaney, R-S.C., said he
had wanted the House to vote on
Obama’s own budget, but he noted the
president hadn’t yet released one. “It’s
with great regret ... that I’m not able to
offer” a presidential budget for a vote, he
said. He added he had wanted to vote on
a placeholder — “34 pages full of ques-
tion marks” — but House rules prevent-
ed it.
Minority Democrats advanced a plan
that calls for $1 trillion in higher taxes,
$500 billion in spending cuts over a
decade and a $200 billion economic
stimulus package. Republicans voted it
down, 253-165.
They are expected to approve their
own very different blueprint on
It calls for $4.6 trillion in spending cuts
over a decade and no tax increases, a
combination that projects to a balanced
budget in 10 years’ time. That spending
plan would indeed be simply a blueprint,
lacking any actual control over federal
The issues were grittier in the Senate,
where lawmakers grappled with the
immediate impact of across-the-board
cuts on individual programs.
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., a deficit
hawk, said he wanted to reopen the
White House tours, shut down since ear-
lier in the month. He said his proposal
would take about $8 million from the
National Heritage Partnership Program
and apply it toward “opening up the tours
at the White House, opening up
Yellowstone National Park and the rest of
the national parks.”
White House press secretary Jay
Carney told reporters previously the
decision the cancel the White House
tours was made by the Secret Service
because “it would be, in their view,
impossible to staff those tours; that they
would have to withdraw staff from those
tours in order to avoid more furloughs
and overtime pay cuts.”
But in remarks on the Senate floor,
Coburn said, “This is a Park Service
issue, not a Secret Service issue.”
Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said the funds
involved in Coburn’s amendment would
not go to the Secret Service, and as a
result the tours “would not be affected.”
He also said the Heritage program, a
public-private partnership, helps produce
economic development and should not
be cut.
The vote was 54-45 against the pro-
posal. Montana Sen. Max Baucus, whose
state borders on Yellowstone National
Park, was the only Democrat to vote with
The Park Service has announced some
parks may open late to automobile traffic
this spring because budget cuts have
reduced funds available to clear roads of
winter snow.
The overall legislation locks in the $85
billion in spending cuts through the end
of the budget year, yet provides several
departments and agencies with flexibility
in coping with them. It extends flexibili-
ty to the Pentagon, the departments of
Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs,
Justice, State and Commerce and the
Food and Drug Administration.
But bipartisanship has its limits, and in
private negotiations Republicans rejected
Democratic attempts to provide flexibili-
ty for the rest of the government.
That set off a scramble among law-
makers to round up support for changes
on a case-by-case basis.
The provision to prevent furloughs for
federal meat inspectors had the support
of industry as well as from both sides of
the political aisle and cleared without a
vote. It was supported by Sen. Mark
Pryor of Arkansas, a Democrat seeking
re-election next year, and Sen. Roy Blunt
of Missouri, who quietly helped
Democrats round up the votes they need-
ed to clear the legislation over a proce-
dural hurdle.
The effect was to transfer $55 million
to the Agriculture Department’s Food
Safety and Inspection Service from other
accounts within the department, includ-
ing deferred maintenance.
“Without this funding, every meat,
poultry, and egg processing facility in the
country would be forced to shut down for
up to two weeks,” said Blunt. “That
means high food prices and less work for
the hardworking Americans who work in
these facilities nationwide.”
In contrast to Blunt, Sen. Jerry Moran,
R-Kansas, opposed Democrats when
they sought to overcome procedural hur-
dles earlier in the week.
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Thursday • March 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Dean Fosdick
Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a
homeowner’s wallet. The flooding erodes
yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and
wastes a precious resource.
But rainscaping — an integrated system of
directed water flow and settling basins — can
convert those losses into gains by providing
new wildlife habitat, beautifying properties
and in some cases providing food for the din-
ner table.
“It’s becoming a pattern of capture and
reuse rather than simply moving the water
off,” said Pat Sauer, Rainscaping Iowa
Program administrator. “There are more
options out there than just rain gardens. We’re
looking more comprehensively at what can be
done on the landscape.”
Numerous state and local groups are hold-
ing workshops and providing rebates for res-
idents who add such refinements to their
properties as rain barrels, cisterns, permeable
paving, settling ponds, green roofs and
“Iowa is providing training for profession-
als — certified rainscapers — who are design-
ing some of those programs,” Sauer said.
“Many of these agencies also build large-
scale infiltration systems projects on public
lands,” said Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, who along
with Apryl Uncapher wrote “Creating Rain
Gardens.” (Timber Press, 2012).
Landscapers often merge art with science.
“In Portland, Ore., many parking lots and
curb strips sport swales (depressions) and
retention basins, often decorated with sculp-
tures of leaping fish,” Woelfle-Erskine said.
Rainscaping, though, can be expensive and
complicated. So why bother?
“A rain garden is not only a beautiful, low-
maintenance, water-saving garden, but can
additionally provide habitat and forage for
local fauna, sustain select edibles for harvest,
reduce pollution, flooding and erosion to
nearby rivers and become a daily reminder of
the importance of water conservation,”
Uncapher said.
Yards vary, and rainscaping designs must be
site specific.
Some suggestions:
• Perk. Conduct a soil test to see if your
yard will percolate (drain) rainwater, Sauer
said. “If it doesn’t perk, then all you’ll be left
with is standing water. If your yard is hard,
like concrete, you’ll have to improve the soil.”
• Plant native. Prairie plants and woodland
seedlings with deep roots help soak up
stormwater, filter pollutants and recharge
groundwater levels, Sauer said. “Using native
plants also helps ensure they’ll survive their
new setting.”
• Installing a residential rain garden, which
is a saucer-like depression in the ground that
captures rain from a downspout, driveway or
patio, is the simplest and least expensive way
to retain stormwater, Woelfle-Erskine said.
But here’s his kicker: “They won’t work if
your yard is uphill from your house.”
• Use permeable materials like bricks,
paving blocks or gravel on driveways and
walkways, with spacing that allows water to
seep into the soil.
• Edibles. Berries, asparagus, fiddlehead
ferns, fruit trees, winter squash, Brussels
sprouts, and culinary and tea herbs can be cre-
ative additions in the right rain garden sites,
but use them with care. “Be aware of where
the water is flowing into your rain garden
from,” Uncapher said. “Rain gardens serving
to intersect runoff from potentially polluted
surfaces are not ideal for edibles unless soil
and water nutrients are tested and monitored.”
Rain gardens and related rainscaping fea-
tures give homeowners a chance to be part of
the stormwater and pollution solution, while
serving aesthetic and functional purposes,
said Bob Spencer, RainWise program manag-
er for the City of Seattle.
“Not only are the gardens attractive land-
scaping, they are protecting our water bodies
and the creatures that live there,” he said.
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The 13th Annual President’s
Breakfast. 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. South
San Francisco Conference Center, 255
South Airport Blvd., South San
Francisco. Learn about the
exceptional education offered at
Skyline College and how the
President’s Innovation Fund awards
faculty and staff with seed money for
innovative programs and services.
For more information call 738-4325.
Easter Bunny at Hillsdale
Shopping Center. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Hillsdale Shopping Center, Macy’s
Center Court. 60 31st Ave., San
Mateo. The starting price of photo
sheets is $16.55. Children of all ages
are invited to meet the bunny and
have their photos taken in a garden
of fresh flowers, silk butterflies, cherry
blossoms and more. For more
information call 345-8222.
Easter Bunny at Serramonte
Center. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Serramonte
Center, INterstate 280 and
Serramonte Boulevard, Daly City. The
Easter Bunny hops in for two weeks
of festive fun before the Easter
holiday. Locals are invited to meet
the bunny and have their photo
taken. Additionally, children will
receive a free Easter treat for visiting
the bunny, as well as a special gift
with any purchased photo package.
For more information email
San Mateo AARP Chapter 139
Meeting. Noon. Beresford Recreation
Center, 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas,
San Mateo. Following the meeting
there will be a steel drum
performance. For more information
email wvoll2@yahoo.com.
Calcium and Vitamin D:
Community Health Talk. Noon to 1
p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road,
Redwood City. Free. For more
information call 299-2433.
Gertrude Jekyll and the Country
House Garden. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Filoli
Gardens, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside.
Landscape historian and author,
Judith B. Tankard, will explore Jekyll’s
gardens and her legendary theories
on color, planting and design. $25 for
members, $30 for non-members. For
more information visit filoli.org.
Grandpa Bunny’s Egg-citing Day.
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hillsdale
Shopping Center, Macy’s Center
Court, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Free.
This festive holiday tale will use
puppets to explain that the color of
eggs come from the wonder of the
seasons. Children will also create
their own Easter crafts. For more
information call 345-8222.
‘Your Brian Matters.’ 5:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. The Library at Silverado
Belmont Hills, 1301 Ralston Ave.,
Belmont. Community presentation
followed by Q&A session.
Presentation includes explanation of
the difference between dementia
and Alzheimer’s disease, a review of
normal aging, the exact signs of
aging, some symptoms of dementia
and ways to keep healthy. A sampling
of Brain Healthy Food will be served.
RSVP by March 20. To RSVP call 654-
Charles Armstrong School Special
Screening of ‘The Big Picture—
Rethinking Dyslexia.’ 6:30 p.m. Fox
Theater, 2215 Broadway, Redwood
City. Come enjoy James Redford’s
Sundance and HBO documentary
film ‘The Big Picture — Rethinking
Dyslexia’ as well as a reception with
Redford. Admission is $15. VIP tickets
are $75. All proceeds directly benefit
Armstrong School Financial Aid
Program. For more information call
Speaker Series Estate Planning
Seminar. 6:30 p.m. Millbrae Library,
Civic Center Plaza, Meeting Room A,
Millbrae. Free. For more information
call 589-1000.
Carly Florina, Former HP CEO and
Chair of Good360. 7 p.m. Oshman
Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo
Alto. $12 members, $20 non-
members and $7 students. Carly
Florina will share her thoughts on
how the U.S. and California are
performing in terms of innovation,
job creation and economic growth.
For more information contact
El Camino A’s Meeting. 7 p.m.
Burlingame Library, Community
Room, 480 Primrose Road,
Burlingame. Free. Come to a monthly
meeting of a club organized for
exchange of ideas and information
about the Model A Ford. ‘ The
Millionth Ford’ film to be shown. For
more information call 593-9239.
Teen Open Mic Night. 7 p.m. to 9
p.m. Belmont Library 1110 Alameda
de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more
information call 591-8286.
‘The Laramie Project.’ 7 p.m. Aragon
High School Theater, 900 Alameda de
las Pulgas, San Mateo. Aragon High
School Performing Arts presents ‘The
Laramie Project,’ a play by Moises
Kaufman and members of the
Tectonic Theater Project about the
reaction to the 1998 murder of
Matthew Shepard, a gay University
of Wyoming student. Show continues
through Saturday, March 23 at same
time with final performance on
Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets
available online $15 for adults, $10
for students and seniors. Tickets sold
at the theater $17 for adults, $10 for
students and seniors. Tickets
available through
www.aragondrama.com. For more
information email joyfay@gmail.com.
Free Tax Preparation. Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays from Jan.
14 to April 5. 9 a.m. to noon and 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. Samaritan House, 4031
Pacific Blvd., San Mateo. To make an
appointment or for more
information call 523-0804.
Easter Bunny at Hillsdale
Shopping Center. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Hillsdale Shopping Center, Macy’s
Center Court. 60 31st Ave., San
Mateo. The starting price of photo
sheets is $16.55. Children of all ages
are invited to meet the bunny and
have their photos taken in a garden
of fresh flowers, silk butterflies, cherry
blossoms and more. For more
information call 345-8222.
Easter Bunny at Serramonte
Center. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Serramonte
Center, Interstate 280 and
Serramonte Boulevard, Daly City. The
Easter Bunny hops in for two weeks
of festive fun before the Easter
holiday. Locals are invited to meet
the bunny and have their photo
taken. Additionally, children will
receive a free Easter treat for visiting
the bunny, as well as a special gift
with any purchased photo package.
For more information email
Affordable Books at the Book
Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane,
Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks
are three for $1, hardbacks are $2 and
up. There will be a large supply of
CDs at low prices. All proceeds will
benefit the Belmont Library. For more
information call 593-5650.
2013 Youth Art Show. 4 p.m. to 7:30
p.m. South San Francisco Municipal
Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive,
South San Francisco. Free. Visual art
will be featured by youth from the
South San Francisco Unified School
District. For more information call
Kingston Cafe ribbon cutting
ceremony with Mayor David Lim.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kingston Cafe, 19
North Kingston, San Mateo. 5 p.m. to
9 p.m. there will be free live music.
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be a free
coffee tasting demonstration. Come
celebrate Kingston Cafe’s one year
anniversary. For more information
call 477-2276.
San Mateo CountyWomen’s Hall of
Fame. 5:30 p.m. San Mateo County
History Museum, 2200 Broadway,
Redwood City. Come celebrate of 270
members of the Women’s Hall of
Fame as well as the induction of
Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma and Rose
Jacobs Gibson. Tickets are available
78. For more information call 299-
The Women’s Hall of Fame Exhibit.
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The San Mateo
County History Museum, 2200
Broadway, Redwood City. The 29th
anniversary of the Women’s Hall of
Fame celebrates the opening of a
permanent exhibit on its 270
members. Donations and
sponsorship are welcome. For more
information call 363-4463 or go to
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans
Day Dinner and Movies. 6 p.m. 1455
Madison Ave., Redwood City. Free. For
more information call 368-6713.
Dialogue in Nigeria: Muslims and
Christian Creating Their Future.
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Mid-
Peninsula Boys and Girls Club, 200 N.
Quebec St., San Mateo. Come enjoy
an inspiring documentary and an
engaging audience conversation. For
more information call 347-9891.
Reel to Real Film Nights: Day for
Night. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free.
Film critic, author and professor
Joseph McBride will introduce
Francois Truffaut’s classic film about
a committed movie director’s
struggle to complete his movie while
coping with crises. For more
information call 591-8286.
Burlingame Intermediate School
presents ‘West Side Story.’ 7 p.m.
BIS Auditorium, 1715 Quesada Way,
Burlingame. Burlingame
Intermediate students take on the
sophisticated music and the complex
choreography of the American
musical classic ‘West Side Story.’ To
purchase tickets visit
For more events visit
smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.
ent, said he’s “pleased with the develop-
ments in the Assembly that will keep
adult education services as an extension
of K-12 school districts.”
Scott Laurence, San Mateo Union
High School District superintendent,
“I believe that this is a positive step
but just the first one of many over the
next few months. I have a feeling there
will be many of these releases as they
work through the educational funding
structure,” he said.
Larry Teshara, San Mateo Adult
School director, was happy about the
vote but said it’s just the start of this con-
versation. Keeping adult education
where it is makes more sense, he said,
because it serves the very individuals
Brown hopes to help under the Local
Control Funding Formula. Plus, moving
adult education to community colleges
wouldn’t offer the same flexibility, he
For a student to register at the San
Mateo Adult School, for example, he or
she could start right away and be able to
work around other responsibilities with-
out being penalized with a lower grade.
Brown’s hope with the change is to
eliminate redundancies and better serve
local adults with programs like English,
vocational skills and citizenship.
Locally, however, the San Mateo County
Community College District currently
doesn’t offer classes that aren’t for cred-
it — like a citizenship class. Students
need that opportunity as well as the
chance to prepare for college while not
yet a college student, said Teshara.
Specifically, Brown’s proposal
includes shifting $300 million in fund-
ing to community colleges to cover the
adult education programs as well as an
additional nearly $16 million for appren-
ticeship programs. As a result, K-12
school districts would no longer offer
adult education programs.
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
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San Mateo’s Baywood neighborhood,
according to San Mateo police Sgt.
Dave Norris. The high school is one of
seven high schools in the San Mateo
Union High School District.
Officials at the San Mateo-Foster
City Elementary School District were
also notified as one of its elementary
schools, Baywood Elementary School,
is close to Aragon.
“While it’s not our experience that
real threats are posted in advance on
popular online forums, the safety of our
city’s students and school campuses are
of paramount concern. Police presence
will be heightened at the campus in the
interim,” Norris said in a statement.
Police will have a strong presence at
the school this morning.
The San Mateo Police Department is
working closely with the school dis-
tricts to investigate and assess the
source and level of the threat.
According to police, offenders issuing
or posting any threats will be held
Information related to this investiga-
tion or online threats should be related
directly to the San Mateo Police
Department at 522-7700. For more gen-
eral information and resource links
from San Mateo Police Department on
online safety gvisit
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By Lynn Elber
LOS ANGELES — As Jay Leno lobs
potshots at ratings-challenged NBC in
his “Tonight” monologues, speculation
is swirling the network is taking steps to
replace the host with Jimmy Fallon next
year and move the show from Burbank
to New York.
NBC confirmed Wednesday it’s creat-
ing a new studio for Fallon in New York,
where he hosts “Late Night.” But the
network did not comment on a report
that the digs at its Rockefeller Plaza
headquarters may become home to a
transplanted, Fallon-hosted “Tonight.”
The New York Times reported the plan
in a Wednesday story, citing unidentified
network executives. The Hollywood
Reporter had a March 1 report about a
Fallon-Leno switch, which was denied
by the network.
Looming over NBC is its messy, failed
effort to replace Leno with Conan
O’Brien, which ended in 2010 with
Leno regaining “Tonight” and NBC los-
ing O’Brien — who got a $45 million
exit deal — to TBS. Leno’s current
“Tonight” contract expires in September
That occurred under a different
regime, before NBCUniversal was taken
over by Philadelphia-based Comcast
Corp., which has a
reputation for disci-
pline. While NBC
dithered and back-
tracked on its
“Tonight” succession
plan involving
O’Brien, Comcast is
likely to be more
“I don’t know if
it’s possible to have a less orderly transi-
tion than Leno-O’Brien,” said analyst
Brad Adgate of media-buying firm
Horizon Media.
Fallon contacted Leno in an effort to
help smooth the potential switch,
according to a Hollywood Reporter story
The latest roiling of the late-night
waters began in January when ABC
moved “Jimmy Kimmel Live” back to
11:35 p.m. Eastern to offer direct com-
petition to Leno and CBS’ David
With the potential for Kimmel, 45, to
draw advertiser-favored young viewers
away from Leno (62) and Letterman
(65), it’s unsurprising that their networks
might step up their succession planning.
At 38, Fallon is the youngest of the
Leno, who took over “Tonight” from
Johnny Carson in 1992, did not respond
Wednesday to a request for comment.
But he might be tak-
ing advantage of
other ways to com-
municate — the
“Tonight” stage and
its audience of mil-
Although late-
night hosts are
known for needling
their network bosses
on-air, the timing of Leno’s latest jabs at
NBC seemed to make the network par-
ticularly uncomfortable. They reportedly
asked him to stop; he hasn’t.
“You know the whole legend of St.
Patrick, right? St. Patrick drove all the
snakes out of Ireland — and then they
came to the United States and became
NBC executives,” Leno joked on
Monday’s show.
On Tuesday, he played off a news
report about a Serbian woman with a
rare brain condition that causes her to
see the world upside down: “Isn’t that
crazy? It’s unbelievable. She sees every-
thing upside down. In fact, she thinks
NBC is at the top of the ratings.”
He kept up the pace Wednesday,
according to a NBC transcript released
after the show’s taping and with gibe
included. Leno quipped that scientists
may be able to clone extinct species and
bring them back from the dead, “so
there’s hope for NBC.”
Fallon reportedly replacing Leno
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16 Stretch the truth
18 MTV hosts
20 Alaskan craft
21 Punch server
22 Dregs
23 Oar pin
24 Was willing to
25 Mantra chants
27 Mr. Danson
29 Bird’s stomach
30 Qt. parts
32 Luau welcome
34 -- in the bag!
37 Santa helpers
38 Playfully shy
41 Thin boards
43 Whodunit award
45 Give off, as an odor
47 Nerve network
48 Vanished -- thin air
49 Blissful spot
50 Perry Mason’s adversaries
51 “Ben-Hur” studio
52 Onassis nickname
53 Parent
54 Sitcom alien
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maintain an upbeat attitude, but it might take
everything in your power not to let a sour
temperament take over.
TaUrUs (April 20-May 20) -- When around people
who have something worthwhile to say, you should
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information that will come in handy down the line.
GeMini (May 21-June 20) -- Focus your efforts on
endeavors that could contribute to your fnancial
well-being. Two unrelated opportunities that might
come your way -- seize both of them.
CanCer (June 21-July 22) -- One of your greatest
assets is the ability to take control of a situation and
wrest something valuable from it, and you’ll get a
chance to do this today. You’ll know how to delegate
LeO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Your goals can best be
achieved by operating in a manner that doesn’t
generate much attention. Quietly do your own thing
while letting others do theirs.
VirGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- One of the major
reasons behind the current spike in your popularity
is your genuine concern for others. Sincerity builds
strong bonds of friendship.
LiBra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- If you’re too wishy-
washy to make your own decisions, your colleagues
will happily make them for you. Unfortunately, you
might not appreciate the results.
sCOrPiO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- A lesson you’ve
learned from painful past experience will be wisely
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are your two greatest assets, especially regarding
your friendships. Situations that normally could be a
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aQUariUs (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Any assignment that
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Thursday • Mar. 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
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in South San Francisco
On the Job Training Available.
Apply in person
Westborough Royale,
89 Westborough Blvd, South SF
104 Training
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than one incorrect insertion, and its lia-
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110 Employment
2 years experience
Immediate placement
on all assignments.
Call (650)777-9000
Divine Home Care is hiring caregiv-
ers, CNAs, and CHHAs. Direct em-
ployees. Health insurance. Live-in bo-
nus. Call for details. (650)931-2299
Mid Peninsula
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Call Mon-Fri 9am – 3pm
Reliable Caregivers
Multiple shifts to meet your needs. Great
pay & benefits, Sign-on bonus, 1yr exp
Matched Caregivers (650)839-2273,
(408)280-7039 or (888)340-2273
110 Employment
F/T. Monday thru Friday.
Experienced, transportation, bilingual
$11.00 to start. Gary (650)591-6037
RINGCENTRAL HAS full-time openings
in San Mateo, CA for:
• Software Engineer (#001GG) - MS or
equiv. in CS, Engg, etc. + 2 yrs exp.
reqd. (or BS +5). Exp. w/ Java, Oracle,
MySQL, REST, Python and Unix reqd.
Exp. w/ at least 2 of the following also
reqd: C++, C#, PHP, Javascript.
• VoIP Engineer (#002VS) - MS or equiv.
in CS, Telecomm, etc. + 2 yrs exp. reqd.
(or BS +5). Exp. w/ SIP, ISDN, TCP/IP,
Linux & Windows reqd. Exp. w/ either
Zabbix or Nagios also reqd. Exp. w/ at
least 1 of the following also reqd: Empir-
ix, Palladion, Wireshark).
Mail resume referencing job code # to:
RingCentral, Inc., Attn: HR Dept, 1400
Fashion Island Blvd, 7th Floor, San Ma-
teo, CA 94404
110 Employment
The Daily Journal is looking for in-
terns to do entry level reporting, re-
search, updates of our ongoing fea-
tures and interviews. Photo interns al-
so welcome.
We expect a commitment of four to
eight hours a week for at least four
months. The internship is unpaid, but
intelligent, aggressive and talented in-
terns have progressed in time into
paid correspondents and full-time re-
College students or recent graduates
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper
experience is preferred but not neces-
sarily required.
Please send a cover letter describing
your interest in newspapers, a resume
and three recent clips. Before you ap-
ply, you should familiarize yourself
with our publication. Our Web site:
Send your information via e-mail to
news@smdailyjournal.com or by reg-
ular mail to 800 S. Claremont St #210,
San Mateo CA 94402.
Front, Bar & Kitchen. Apply in person at
1201 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos.
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking
for ambitious interns who are eager to
jump into the business arena with both
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs
of the newspaper and media industries.
This position will provide valuable
experience for your bright future.
Email resume
Clean DMV and background. All shifts
available. Call (650)703-8654
110 Employment
SR. S/W Eng – Network & Storage at
SugarSync Inc. in San Mateo, CA – De-
sign, develop and maintain comp s/w &
supp prod sys. To apply, please send
resume to jobs@sugarsync.com. Please
ref “Net2013” in your submission email
subject line.
SR. S/W Eng – Web App Dev. at Sug-
arSync Inc. in San Mateo, CA – Design,
implement and deploy s/w solutions. To
apply, please send resume to jobs@sug-
arsync.com. Please ref “Web2013” in
your submission email subject line.
120 Child Care Services
Foster Family Agency
Become a Foster Parent!
We Need Loving Homes for
Disadvantaged Children
Entrusted to Our Care.
Monthly Compensation Provided.
Call 1-800-566-2225
Lic #397001741
203 Public Notices
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Awesome Nu You, 751 Celes-
tial Lane, FOSTER CITY, CA 94404 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: David R. Fast and Ronda S. Fast,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by a Married Couple. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 01/01/2013
/s/ David Fast /
/s/ Ronda Fast /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/22/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
02/28/13, 03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13).
203 Public Notices
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Apolon West Catering, 1480
Crestwood Dr., Apt. 1, SAN FRANCIS-
CO, CA 94128 is hereby registered by
the following owners: Roberto Jose Lo-
pez, same address. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on.
/s/ Roberto J. Lopez /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/06/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
02/28/13, 03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13).
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Masson Veterinary Hospital,
805 Masson Ave., SAN BRUNO, CA
94066 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owners: Masson Veterinary Hospital,
Inc, CA. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN on
/s/ Brenda L. Conkling /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/21/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
02/28/13, 03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13).
STATEMENT #2545646
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Infinity Fitness, 965 Brewster
Ave., REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: Ayelette Robinson, 447 Hillcrest Rd.,
San Carlos, CA 94070. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 01/10/2013.
/s/ Ayelette Robison /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/26/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
02/28/13, 03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13).
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Sunset Machine Shop, 1160
San Mateo Ave., SOUTH SAN FRAN-
CISCO, CA, 94080 is hereby registered
by the following owners: Elisabeth Niel-
sen, same address. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 03/01/2013.
/s/ Elisabeth Nielsen /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/27/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
02/28/13, 03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13).
The following person is doing business
as: 4100 E. 3rd Ave., Ste. 201, FOSTER
CITY, CA, 94404 is hereby registered by
the following owner: Special Counsel,
Inc., FL. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN on
/s/ Gregory D. Holland /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/01/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Civil Court Technologies, 165 Shell
St., PACIFICA, CA 94044 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: Jason
James Lisica, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on N/A
/s/ Jason Lisica /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/04/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13).
The following person is doing business
as: A & R Premier Services, 335 San
94061 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Andrea Angulo, same ad-
dress and Rosie Pulido, 5 Greenwood
Dr., Redwood City, CA 94061 The busi-
ness is conducted by a Joint Venture.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Andrea Angulo /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/04/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/07/13, 03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13).
The following person is doing business
as: SFDisplay, 1842 S. El Camino Real,
Ste. 2, BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Valley Graphics Printing, Inc., CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on
/s/ Owen Lo /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/04/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13).
The following person is doing business
as: Dream in Paris, 905 S. Claremont St.
SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Stacy Rho-
des, 812 10th Ave., San Mateo, CA
94402. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on .
/s/ Stacy Rhodes /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/05/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13).
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Jab Two, 2007 Birch Ave., SAN
CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered
by the following owners: Steven Blau &
Stephanie Blau, same address. The
business is conducted by a Married Cou-
ple. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on
/s/ Steven D. Blau /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/18/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13, 04/11/13).
23 Thursday • Mar. 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Tundra Tundra Tundra
Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
Project No. 10002 – D
The City of San Bruno (the “City”) will receive sealed bids on the proposal forms furnished by
the City on or before Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:00AM by the Office of the City Clerk, locat-
ed at 567 El Camino Real, San Bruno, California 94066.
The work includes, but is not limited to: installation of 12,000 lf of 6-inch, 8-inch, and 12-inch
diameter ductile iron pipe including fittings and water system appurtenances; removal of over
7,000 lf of 6-inch diameter VCP sewer pipe and replacement with 8-inch diameter PVC sewer
pipe including manholes; removal and replacement of over 8,800 lf of 4-inch diameter sewer
laterals including surface restoration on private property; installation of over 3,800 lf of 15-inch,
18-inch, and 24-inch diameter RCP storm drainage pipe including new storm drain inlets and
manholes; installation of over 16,000 lf of 2” diameter street light conduit; grout repair of exist-
ing 48-inch diameter RCP storm drain; traffic control, erosion control, and over 900 tons of 1-
1/2 inch AC pavement overlay. All work items shall be constructed in accordance with the con-
tract plans and specifications. Bidding Documents contain the full description of the Work.
All work under this contract shall be completed within One Hundred Seventy Five (175) Work-
ing Days from the Notice to Proceed effective date.
Engineer’s Estimate is: $ 7,100,000.00
A California Class “A” contractor’s license is required to bid on this contract. Joint ventures
must secure a joint venture license prior to award of this Contract.
MANDATORY PRE-BID SITE CONFERENCE: The City will conduct a mandatory Pre-Bid
Conference and Site Visit on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 10:00AM at City Hall 567 El Camino Re-
al. Please RSVP to 650-616-7065. The Pre-Bid Conference is estimated to last approximately
one hour. Only those contractors who attend the Pre-Bid Conference will be allowed to submit
bids for this project.
Bidders may obtain bidding documents starting March 21, 2013 from the Public Services De-
partment, Engineering Division, located at 567 El Camino Real, San Bruno, California 94066,
for the cost of one hundred twenty five dollars ($125.00), or one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00)
if mailed. Call (650) 616-7065 for more information.
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, March 21 and 28, 2013.
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: EWMC 617 San Mateo Chapter,
1701 Leslie St, SAN MATEO, CA 94402
is hereby registered by the following
owners: 1) Randy Williamson, 778 Largo
Ct, Fairfield CA 94533, 2) Joseph Sweet-
ing, 4201 Vincente St, Fremont CA
94536, 3) JaDawn Williams, 1782 D
Street, Hayward CA 94541. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Unincorporated
Association other than a Partnership.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Randy Williamson /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 3/13/13. (Published
in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13).
The following person is doing business
as: Touch Day Spa, 235 Rockaway
Beach Ave., Ste. 3, PACIFICA, CA
94044 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Lana Porteous, 1089 Oddstad
Blvd., PACIFICA, CA 94044. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on .
/s/ Lana Porteous /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/06/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13).
The following person is doing business
as: Sinbad Catering, 1234 S. El Camino,
SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Bachour
Haddad, 831 Crossway Rd., Burlingame,
CA 94402. The business is conducted by
an Individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on .
/s/ Bachour Haddad /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 02/26/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/14/13, 03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13).
The following person is doing business
as: Realty World - Success, 851 Burlway
Rd., Ste. 503, BURLINGAME, CA 94010
is hereby registered by the following
owner: Success Plans, Inc., CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on
/s/ Jeffrey Tung /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/15/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13, 04/11/13)).
The following person is doing business
as: Autoworldnet, 1552 Westmoore Rd.,
BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: Cristinel
V. Neculai, same address. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 10/24/2008
/s/ Cristinel Neculai /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/13/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13, 04/11/13)).
The following person is doing business
as: Trip Stop Sidewalk Repair, 1424 E.
3rd Ave., SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Trip Stop Sidewalk Repair, Inc., CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on
/s/ Nahid Bolghand /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/15/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13, 04/11/13)).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Kidzjet, 1418 Cherrywood Dr., SAN
MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Pratibha India,
Inc, CA. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN on
/s/ Benazir Shaikh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/19/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
03/21/13, 03/28/13, 04/04/13, 04/11/13)).
210 Lost & Found
LOST - Small Love Bird, birght green
with orange breast. Adeline Dr. & Bernal
Ave., Burlingame. Escaped Labor Day
weekend. REWARD! (650)343-6922
SSF, tan color, 12 lbs., scar on stomach
from being spade, $300. REWARD!
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST ON Sunday 03/10/13, a Bin of
Documents on Catalpa Ave., in
San Mateo. REWARD, (650)450-3107
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
RING FOUND Tue. Oct 23 2012 in Mill-
brae call (650)464-9359
294 Baby Stuff
NURSERY SET - 6 piece nursery set -
$25., (650)341-1861
296 Appliances
TUB - drop-in, $100., (650)270-8113
white, used once, front load, 1 year old,
$1000.obo, (650)851-0878
New, originally $1600., moving, must
sell, $850., (650)697-2883
HAIR DRYER, Salon Master, $10.
condition. 3 speed. $35. (650)854-4109
COMBO - built in, $100., (650)270-8113
top, white, good condition, $40 obo
(650) 355-8464
KRUPS COFFEE maker $20,
L6 WASHER/ DRYER in one. Excellent
condition, new hoses, ultracapacity,
7 cycle, fron load, $600, (650)290-0954
LEAN MEAN Fat Grilling Machine by
George Foreman. $15 (650)832-1392
canner 4qt. $25. 415 333-8540
RADIATOR HEATER - DeLonghi, 1500
watts, oil filled, almost new, $30.,
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
REFRIGERATOR - Whirlpool, side-by-
side, free, needs compressor, (650)726-
296 Appliances
ROTISSERIE GE, US Made, IN-door or
out door, Holds large turkey 24” wide,
Like new, $80, OBO (650)344-8549
SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse
power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
SLICING MACHINE Stainless steel,
electric, almost new, excellent condition,
$50 (650)341-1628
great for college dorm, $25 obo
SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, ex-
cellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038
T.V. 19" Color3000, RCA, w/remote
TABLE TOP refrigerator 1.8 cubic feet
brown in color, $45, call (650)591-3313
VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition
$45. (650)878-9542
297 Bicycles
BIKE RACK Roof mounted, holds up to
4 bikes, $65 (650)594-1494
298 Collectibles
15 HARDCOVERS WWII - new condi-
tion, $80.obo, (650)345-5502
16 OLD glass telephone line insulators.
$60 San Mateo (650)341-8342
1940 VINTAGE telephone guaranty
bench Salem hardrock maple excellent
condition $75 (650)755-9833
1982 PRINT 'A Tune Off The Top Of My
Head' 82/125 $80 (650) 204-0587
2 FIGURINES - 1 dancing couple, 1
clown face. both $15. (650)364-0902
2000 GIANTS Baseball cards $99
49ERS MEMORBILIA - superbowl pro-
grams from the 80’s, books, sports
cards, game programs, $50. for all, obo,
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOW plate 9/27/61 Native Div-
er horse #7 $60 OBO (650)349-6059
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23”, $90. OBO, (650)754-
BRASS TROPHY Cup, Mounted on wal-
nut base. SOLD!
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
World Cup, $10., (650)365-3987
ened 20 boxes of famous hockey stars in
action, sealed boxes, $5.00 per box,
great gift, (650)578-9208
1981, 18+ mushroom hut, 1 1/2 x 3 1/2”,
all $40., (650)518-0813
POSTER - New Kids On The Block
1980s, $12., call Maria, (650)873-8167
PRISMS 9 in a box $99 obo
TRIPOD - Professional Quality used in
1930’s Hollywood, $99, obo
BOX with Thermos, 1980s, $25., Call
Maria 650-873-8167
298 Collectibles
VINTAGE 1970S Grecian Made Size 6-7
Dresses $35 each, Royal Pink 1980s
Ruffled Dress size 7ish $30, 1880s Re-
production White Lace Gown $150 Size
6-7 Petite, (650)873-8167
(20) 1980s $2 each, Call Maria 650-873-
299 Computers
DELL 17” Flat screen monitor, used 1
year $40, SOLD!
HP PRINTER Deskjet 970c color printer.
Excellent condition. Software & accesso-
ries included. $30. 650-574-3865
300 Toys
CHILDREN’S VHS Disney movies, (4),
all $30., (650)518-0813
PINK BARBIE 57 Chevy Convertable
28" long (sells on E-Bay for $250) in box
$99 (650)591-9769
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
1920 MAYTAG wringer washer - electric,
gray color, $100., (650)851-0878
14” x 21”, carved top, $45.,
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18” high, $70
ANTIQUE STOVE, Brown brand, 30",
perfect condition, $75, (650)834-6075
ANTIQUE WASHING machine, some
rust on legs, rust free drum and ringer.
$45/obo, (650)574-4439
BREADBOX, METAL with shelf and cut-
ting board, $30 (650)365-3987
FISHING POLES (4)- Antiques, $80.
obo, (650)589-8348
SANDWICH GRILL vintage Westing
house excellent condition, $30,
VINTAGE HAND Carved mallard duck
beautiful in a decoy, SOLD!
302 Antiques
TWO WORLD Globes, Replogle Plati-
num Classic Legend, USA Made. $34 ea
obo (650)349-6059
chair $50 firm, SSF (650)583-8069
chairs, $20 each or both for $35 nice set.
SSF (650)583-8069
303 Electronics
each, (650)364-0902
46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition
Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95.,
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
FREE TV - 27" Sony TV FREE.,
ers, woofer, DVD player, USB connec-
tion, $80., (714)818-8782
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
LSI SCSI Ultra320 Controller + (2) 10k
RPM 36GB SCSI II hard drives $40
PS3 BLACK wireless headset $20
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
304 Furniture
1920’S BANQUET TABLE - Solid wal-
nut, horsehair chairs, matching buffet,
$450. obo, (650)283-5582
1940’S MAPLE dressing table with Mir-
ror & Stool. Needs loving and refinishing
to be beautiful again. Best Offer.
Burlingame (650)697-1160
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
2 SOLID wood Antique mirrors 511/2" tall
by 221/2" wide $50 for both
304 Furniture
lent condition, $95 (650)589-8348
3" QUEEN size memory foam mattress
topper (NEW) $75 (650)349-5003
8 DRAWER wooden dresser $99
ALASKAN SEEN painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
BASE CABINET - TV, mahogany,
double doors; 24"D, 24"H x 36"W, on
wheels. $30. Call (650)342-7933
glass inset and 6 matching chairs with
arms. Excellent condition. Kahoka
wood. $500.00 cash, Call leave mes-
sage and phone number, (650)851-1045
BLUE & WHITE SOFA - $300; Loveseat
$250., good condition, (650)508-0156
lead crystal, with 24 carot guilding, model
# B8640, beautiful, $50., (650)315-5902
CHAIR MODERN light wood made in Ita-
ly $99 (415)334-1980
COUCH-FREE. OLD world pattern, soft
fabric. Some cat scratch damage-not too
noticeable. 650-303-6002
DINETTE TABLE walnut with chrome
legs. 36”x58” with one leaf 11 1/2”. $50,
San Mateo (650)341-5347
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DRESSER 6 Drawers 4’ wide $20
DRESSER SET - 3 pieces, wood, $50.,
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
END TABLES (2) - One for $5. hand
carved, other table is antique white mar-
ble top with drawer $40., (650)308-6381
END TABLES (2)- Cherry finish, still in
box, need to assemble, 26”L x 21”W x
21”H, $100. for both, (650)592-2648
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1 __-minded
6 Skating team
10 Strong desire,
with “the”
14 Caught this
15 “Look __ when
I’m talking to
16 Auth. of many
snarky blog
17 “Scrubs” head
18 Nurses
19 “__ 911!”: police
series parody
20 Hot sauce
23 Beret-sporting
25 Operation
Overlord vessel,
for short
26 Concerto
27 Vox populi
30 Monstrous
31 Off __:
32 NBAer who
tweeted “I’m
about to retire” in
33 Wrinkly toy
34 Silver-tongued
38 No later than
41 British blame
43 Genre artist of
45 Men’s department
47 Vessel near the
48 Droop
49 Stinger? (and
what’s literally
found in 20-, 27-
and 43-Across)
52 Produced fiction?
53 Say and mean
54 Slapstick sidekick
57 “House,” in Inuit
58 Suckling spot
59 Favors, with
60 Fanfare
61 Woody’s son
62 “Tearin’ Up My
Heart” band
1 Compound once
used as aerosol
propellant: Abbr.
2 NPR’s “Science
Friday” host
3 Anatomical
4 Land in el agua
5 Dry French wine
6 Target in the end
7 System ending?
8 Eliciting awe
9 Plead in court,
10 Whaling weapon
11 Bowler’s target
12 Strengthens
13 Sound from the
bull pen
21 “The Nazarene”
author Sholem
22 Belgian prime
minister Di Rupo
23 Coast Guard
24 Jackman of “Les
28 Sloshed
29 São __
33 Examine, as
35 “Game on!”
36 Coconut
37 McEnroe rival
39 Tar Heel St.
40 Improvisational
41 Gideon Fell
creator John
Dickson __
42 Apt vehicle in a
43 Furniture wood
44 __ Rico
45 Dutch export
46 Covent Garden
architect Jones
50 Scaloppine meat
51 Fútbol cheers
55 Resting place
56 “I didn’t mean to
do that” key
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(c)2013 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
304 Furniture
FOLDING PICNIC table - 8’ x 30”, 7 fold-
ing, padded chairs, $80. (650)364-0902
FOLDING TABLE- 5’x2’ $10
GRANDMA ROCKING chair beautiful
white with gold trim $100 (650)755-9833
HAND MADE portable jewelry display
case wood and see through lid $45. 25 x
20 x 4 inches. (650)592-2648.
- off white, 40”, $20.obo, (650)571-5790
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
each, (650)592-7483
AGE unit - Cherry veneer, white lami-
nate, $75., (650)888-0039
OFFICE LAMP, small. Black & white with
pen holder and paper holder. Brand new,
in the box. $10 (650)867-2720
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
- $65., (650)347-8061
RATTAN PAPASAN Chair with Brown
cushion excellent shape $45
trim, 42”H, 27” W, $30., (650)593-0893
ROCKING CHAIR - Beautiful light wood
rocking chair, very good condition, $65.,
OBO, (650)952-3063
ROCKING CHAIR - excellent condition,
oak, with pads, $85.obo, (650)369-9762
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
STORAGE TABLE light brown lots of
storage good cond. $45. (650)867-2720
304 Furniture
TEA CHEST , Bombay, burgundy, glass
top, perfect cond. $35 (650)345-1111
TRUNDLE BED - Single with wheels,
$40., (650)347-8061
306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE” decorator urn
"Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
$25., (650)868-0436
28" by 15" by 1/4" thick glass shelves,
cost $35 each sell at $15 ea. Five availa-
ble, Call (650)345-5502
8 PLACE setting 40 piece Stoneware
Heartland pattern never used microwave
and oven proof $50 (650)755-9833
Panasonic, $5, (650)595-3933
CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
$100., selling for $30.,(650)867-2720
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
many features, Exel, $9., (650)595-3933
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
PUSH LAWN mower $25 (650)580-3316
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VINTAGE LAZY susan collectable excel-
lent condition $25 (650)755-9833
307 Jewelry & Clothing
BRACELET - Ladies authentic Murano
glass from Italy, vibrant colors, like new,
$100., (650)991-2353 Daly City
GALLON SIZE bag of costume jewelry -
various sizes, colors, $100. for bag,
LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow length-
gloves sz 7.5 $15 New. (650)868-0436
WATCHES (21) - original packaging,
stainless steel, need batteries, $60. all,
308 Tools
BLACK & Decker Electric hedge trimmer
$39 (650)342-6345
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10”,
4 long x 20” wide. Comes w/ stand - $70.
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6 Gal. Wet/Dry Shop Vac,
$25 (650)341-2397
amp, and accessories, $275., (650)341-
extra blades, $35., (650)521-3542
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
ESSIC CEMENT Mixer, gas motor, $850,
FMC TIRE changer Machine, $650
LAWN MOWER reel type push with
height adjustments. Just sharpened $45
650-591-2144 San Carlos
ROLLING STEEL Ladder10 steps, Like
New. $475 obo, (650)333-4400
TABLE SAW 10", very good condition
$85. (650) 787-8219
309 Office Equipment
DESK - 7 drawer wood desk, 5X2X2.5'
$25., (650)726-9658
DRAFTING TABLE - 60” x 40” tilt top,
with 3 full sets of professional ruling
arms, great deal, $50. all, (650)315-5902
$60. (650)878-9542
310 Misc. For Sale
1 PAIR of matching outdoor planting pots
$20., (650)871-7200
14 PLAYBOY magazines all for $80
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
$5. each obo, World & US History and
American Novel Classic, must see to ap-
preciate, (650)345-5502
4 IN 1 STERO UNIT. CD player broken.
$20., (650)834-4926
40 ADULT VHS Tapes - $100.,
6 BASKETS assorted sizes and different
shapes very good condition $13 for all
with metal frame, 42” X 18” X 6”, zipper
closure, $5. ea., (650)364-0902
with 700 lights used twice $99 firm,
8’ BY 11’ CARPET, 100% Wool, Hand-
made, in India. Beige with border in pas-
tel blue & pink cosy $3700.00. Will sell
for $600, (650)349-5003
ADULT VIDEOS - (3) DVDs classics fea-
turing older women, $20. each or, 3 for
$50 (650)212-7020
ADULT VIDEOS variety 8 for $50
PH Balance water, with anti-oxident
properties, good for home or office, new,
$100., (650)619-9203.
pane, different sizes, $10. each,
ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full
branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712
ARTS & CRAFTS variety, $50
BABY BJORN potty & toilet trainer, in
perfect cond., $15 each (650)595-3933
BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin-
cess bride computer games $15 each,
new, $20., (415)410-5937
BOOK “NATIONAL Geographic” Nation-
al Air Museums, $15 (408)249-3858
CAMEL BACK antique trunk, wooden
liner $100 (650)580-3316
CARRY ON suitcase, wheels, many
compartments, exel,Only $20,
CEILING FAN - 42”, color of blades
chalk, in perfect condition, $40.,
sealed box, interior/exterior/chrome solu-
tions, cloths, chamois, great gift, $20.,
DISPLAY CART (new) great for patios &
kitchens wood and metal $30 SOLD!
DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2
total, (650)367-8949
DVD'S TV programs 24 4 seasons $20
ea. (650)952-3466
dition $50., (650)878-9542
EVERY DAY'S A PARTY - up-opened,
Emeril Lagasse book of party ideas, cel-
ebrations, recipes, great gift, $10.,
EXOTIC EROTIC Ball SF & Mardi gras 2
dvd's $25 ea. (415)971-7555
used, $45. obo, (650)832-1392
FOLDING LEG table 6' by 21/2' $25
FULL SIZE quilted Flowerly print green &
print $25 (650)871-7200
used $8., (408)249-3858
GEORGE Magazines, 30, all intact
$50/all OBO. (650)574-3229, Foster City
Current authors, $2. each (10),
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
INFLATED 4'6" in diameter swimming
pool float $12 (415)346-6038
backs at $3 ea. (650)341-1861
JAMES PATTERSON books 5 paper
backs at $1 ea. (650)341-1861
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
K9 ADVANTIX 55, repels and kills fleas
and ticks. 9 months worth, $60
310 Misc. For Sale
LED MOTION security light (brand new
still in box) $40 (650)871-7200
MEDICINE CABINET - 18” X 24”, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
MODERN ART Pictures: 36"X26", $90
for all obo Call (650)345-5502
NELSON DE MILLE -Hardback books 5
@ $3 each, (650)341-1861
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
OBLONG SECURITY mirror 24" by 15"
$75 (650)341-7079
Outdoor Screen, Retail $130 With Metal
Supports, $80/obo. (650)873-8167
PET COVERS- Protect your car seat
from your dog. 2, new $15 ea.
PRINCESS CRYSTAL galsswear set
$50 (650)342-8436
PRINCESS PLANT 6' tall in bloom pot-
ted $15 (415)346-6038
STATION - Complete with mirrors, draw-
ers, and styling chair, $99. obo,
PUNCH BOWL SET- 10 cup plus one
extra nice white color Motif, $25.,
ROLLER SKATES - Barely used, mens
size 13, boots attached to 8 wheels,
$100. obo, (650)223-7187
SET OF Blue stemwear glasses $25
SF GREETING CARDS -(300 with enve-
lopes), factory sealed, $10.
SHOWER DOOR custom made 48” x 69”
$70 (650)692-3260
SHOWER STOOL, round, 14" diameter,
revolves, and locks in place (never used)
$40 (650)344-2254
SONY EREADER - Model #PRS-500, 6”,
$60., (650)294-9652
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
TOILET SINK - like new with all of the
accessories ready to be installed, $55.
obo, SOLD!
TYPEWRITER IBM Selectric II with 15”
Carrige. $99 obo (650)363-0360
VASE WITH flowers 2 piece good for the
Holidays, $25., (650) 867-2720
VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches
W still in box $45., (408)249-3858
VOLVO STATION Wagon car cover $50
650 888-9624
WAHL HAIR trimmer cutting shears
(heavy duty) $25., (650)871-7200
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
WALKER - never used, $85.,
WALL LIGHT FIXTURE - 2 lamp with
frosted fluted shades, gold metal, never
used, $15., Burl, (650)347-5104
WEATHER STATION, temp., barometer
and humidity, only $10 (650)595-3933
WICKER DOG Bed excellent condition
34" long 26"wide and 10" deep $25
Like new, (6) 31” x 70” and (1) 29” x 69”,
$25. each, (650)347-7436
WOOL YARN - 12 skeins, Stahlwolle,
Serenade, mauve, all $30., (650)518-
X BOX with case - 4 games, all $60.,
311 Musical Instruments
2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $100 each.
FREE PIANO up-right" good practice
piano " - GONE!
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
HOHNER CUE stick guitar HW 300 G
Handcrafted $75 650 771-8513
PIANO ORGAN, good condition. $110.
PIANO ORGAN, good condition. $110.
315 Wanted to Buy
You Get The
$ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
316 Clothes
1 MENS golf shirt XX large red $18
2. WOMEN'S Pink & White Motocycle
Helmet KBC $50 (415)375-1617
A BAG of Summer ties $15 OBO
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. size made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
different styles & colors, med. to lrg., ex-
cellent condition $5 ea., have 20,
COAT - Size 6/8, Ladies, Red, Jones
New York, cute, like new, polyester,
warm above knee length, $35.,
(650)34 5-3277
EUROPEAN STYLE nubek leather la-
dies winter coat - tan colored with green
lapel & hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129
FOX FUR Scarf 3 Piece $99 obo
Reversible. Outside: weatherproof tan
color. Inside: Navy plush. Zipper clo-
sure, elastic cuffs. $15 (650)375-8044
LADIES BOOTS, thigh high, fold down
brown, leather, and beige suede leather
pair, tassels on back excellent, Condition
$40 ea. (650)592-2648
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
LADIES FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining,
size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
LADIES JACKET size 3x 70% wool 30%
nylon never worn $50. (650)592-2648
LADIES WINTER coat 3/4 length, rust
color, with fur collar, $30 obo
LADIES WINTER coat - knee length,
size 14, rust color, $25., (650)515-2605
12, brass buttons. Sag Harbor label.
Excellent condition. $18.00
LEATHER JACKET, mans XL, black, 5
pockets, storm flap, $39 (650)595-3933
LEATHER JACKETS (5) - used but not
abused. Like New, $100 each.
ened, package, XL, Sierra long sleeves
and legs, dark green, plaid, great gift
$12., SOLD!
MEN'S SPORT JACKET. Classic 3-but-
ton. Navy blue, brass buttons, all wool.
Excellent condition. Size 40R $20.00
MENS JEANS (8) Brand names verious
sizes 32,33,34 waist 30,32 length $99 for
all (650)347-5104
MENS WRANGLER jeans waist 31
length 36 five pairs $20 each plus bonus
Leonard (650)504-3621
$25., 650-364-0902
NIKE PULLOVER mens heavy jacket
Navy Blue & Red (tag on) Reg. price
$200 selling for $59 (650)692-3260
PROM PARTY Dress, Long sleeveless
size 6, beauitful color, megenta, with
shawl like new $40 obo (650)349-6059
SNOW BOOTS, MEN'S size 12. Brand
New, Thermolite brand,(with zippers),
black, $18. (510) 527-6602
TUXEDOS, FORMAL, 3, Black, White,
Maroon Silk brocade, Like new. Size 36,
$100 All OBO (650)344-8549
VICTORIA SECRET 2 piece nightgown,
off white, silk lace. tags attached. paid
$120, selling for $55 (650)345-1111
317 Building Materials
with 50" and 71" height, still in box, $50
obo (650)345-5502
(2) 50 lb. bags Ultra Flex/RS, new, rapid
setting tile mortar with polymer, $30.
each, (808)271-3183
10 BOTTLES of Dutch Boy interior paint.
Flat white (current stock) $5.00 SOLD!
30 FLUORESCENT Lamps 48" (brand
new in box) $75 for all (650)369-9762
DRAIN PIPE - flexible, 3” & 4”, approx.
20’ of 3”, 40 ft. of 4”, $25.all, (650)851-
PVC - 1”, 100 feet, 20 ft. lengths, $25.,
318 Sports Equipment
help lose weight $30., (650)368-3037
2 BASKETBALLS Spalding NBA, Hardly
used, $30 all (650)341-5347
2 SOCCER balls hardly used, $30 all
San Mateo, (650)341-5347
25 Thursday • Mar. 21, 2013 THEDAILYJOURNAL
318 Sports Equipment
4 TENNIS RACKETS- and 2 racketball
BACKPACK - Large for overnight camp-
ing, excellent condition, $65., (650)212-
BASKETBALL RIM, net & backboard
$35/all 650-345-7132 Leave message.
DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18” di-
meter, “Halex” brand w/mounting hard-
ware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358
DELUXE TABLE tennis with net and
post in box (Martin Kalpatrick) $30 OBO
DL1000 BOAT Winch Rope & More,
$50., (650)726-9658
EXERCISE MAT used once, lavender
$12, (650)368-3037
GIRLS BIKE, Princess 16” wheels with
helmet, $50 San Mateo (650)341-5347
GOLF BALLS Many brands 150 total,
$30 Or best offer, SOLD!
GOLF CART (bag boy express model) 3
wheeler, dual brakes, SOLD!
GOLF CLUB Cleveland Launcher Gold,
22 degrees good condition $19
GOLF CLUBS -2 woods, 9 irons, a put-
ter, and a bag with pull cart, $50.,
KR SKATES arm and knee pads, in box,
$15 (650)515-2605
PING CRAZ-E Putter w/ cover. 35in.
Like New $75 call(650)208-5758
TENNIS RACKETS $20 (650)796-2326
THULE BIKE RACK - Fits rectangular
load bars. Holds bike upright. $100.
322 Garage Sales
1611 Ralston Ave.
(x-st. Occidental)
Sat. & Sun.
March 23 & 24
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Furniture, clothing,
collectables and other
cool items
322 Garage Sales
Make money, make room!
List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
sale, yard sale, rummage
sale, clearance sale, or
whatever sale you have...
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Reach over 76,500 readers
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $99
345 Medical Equipment
port-a-potty, never used, $40., Walker,
$30., (650)832-1392
379 Open Houses
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
The San Mateo Daily Journal’s
weekly Real Estate Section.
Look for it
every Friday and Weekend
to find information on fine homes
and properties throughout
the local area.
381 Homes for Sale
Coming Soon!
3 bedroom, 1 bath
All remodeled with large dining room
addition. Home in beautiful condition.
Enclosed front yard. Clean in and out.
Under $600K. (650)888-9906
430 Rentals
2 ARTIST STUDIOS for rent in Down-
town RWC. $310 & $327 monthly. Con-
tact Tom at (650)369-1823 Mon-Fri 9am-
440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, New carpets,
new granite counters, dishwasher, balco-
ny, covered carports, storage, pool, no
pets. (650) 592-1271 or (650)344-8418
450 Homes for Rent
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Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49-59 daily + tax
$294-$322 weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
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620 Automobiles
2009 INFINITY FX 35 Silver, 16,800k,
Low Jack, lots of extras, $32,000
620 Automobiles
‘93 FLEETWOOD Chrome wheels Grey
leather interior 237k miles Sedan $ 1,800
or Trade, Good Condition (650)481-5296
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Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
GMC '99 DENALI Low miles. This is
loaded with clean leather interior, nice
stereo too. Just turned 100k miles, new
exhaust and tires. Well taken care of. No
low ballers or trades please. Pink in hand
and ready to go to next owner.
(650)759-3222 $8500 Price is firm.
MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
630 Trucks & SUV’s
CHEVY ‘03 Pickup SS - Fully loaded,
$17,000. obo, SOLD!
DODGE ‘06 DAKOTA SLT model, Quad
Cab, V-8, 63K miles, Excellent Condtion.
$8500, OBO, Daly City. (650)755-5018
635 Vans
‘67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
need some brake work. $2500, OBO,
NISSAN ‘01 Quest - GLE, leather seats,
sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks
new, $15,500. (650)219-6008
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘01 - Softail Blue
and Cream, low mileage, extras, $6,800.,
Call Greg @ (650)574-2012
HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘83 Shovelhead
special construction, 1340 cc’s,
Awesome! $5,950/obo
Rob (415)602-4535.
brackets $35., (650)670-2888
645 Boats
BANSHEE SAILBOAT - 13 ft. with ex-
tras, $750., (650)343-6563
650 RVs
‘73 Chevy Model 30 Van, Runs
good, Rebuilt Transmission, Fiber-
glass Bubble Top $1,795. Owner
Call for appointments. (650)364-1374.
655 Trailers
1/2 ‘ long & 2 1/2’ deep, $500.obo,
670 Auto Service
Specializing in: Trucks, Autos,
Boats & Furniture.
40+ years in trade
615 Airport Blvd., SSF
Complete Auto Repair
foreign & domestic
1129 California Dr.
A Full Service Auto Repair
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
670 Auto Parts
Original equipment. Excellent cond. Cop-
per fins. $60. San Bruno, (415)999-4947
1974 OWNERS MANUAL - Mercedes
280, 230 - like new condition, $20., San
Bruno, (650)588-1946
2 1976 Nova rims with tires 2057514
leave message $80 for both
5 HUBCAPS for 1966 Alfa Romeo $50.,
MAZDA 3 2010 CAR COVER - Cover-
kraft multibond inside & outside cover,
like new, $50., (650)678-3557
670 Auto Parts
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, &
1 gray marine diesel manual $40 or B/O
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
TIRE CHAIN cables $23. (650)766-4858
TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford,
never used, $100., (650)504-3621
672 Auto Stereos
We Sell, Install and
Repair All Brands of
Car Stereos
iPod & iPhone Wired
to Any Car for Music
Quieter Car Ride
Sound Proof Your Car
35 Years Experience
2001 Middlefield Road
Redwood City
680 Autos Wanted
Don’t lose money
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Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
Just $3 per day.
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
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Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
Give me a call
Joe 650 342-2483
Carpentry • Drywall • Tile
Painting • Exterior/Interior
Small Job Welcomed
Free Estimates
All Work Guaranteed
Lic. # B979435
650 868 - 8492
License # 479385
Roots & ALL
I make your
life better!
– I do them all!
Construction Construction
Decks & Fences
State License #377047
Licensed • Insured • Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
for all your electrical needs
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
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in the
Offer your services to 76,500 readers a day, from
Palo Alto to South San Francisco
and all points between!
Call (650)344-5200
New Rain Gutters
Down Spouts
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Roof & Gutter Repairs
Friendly Service
10% Senior Discount
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Handy Help
• Fences • Decks • Patios •
Power Washes • Concrete
Work • Maintenance •
Clean Ups • Arbors
Free Est.! $25. Hour
Call us Today!
• Carpentry • Plumbing • Drain
Cleaning • Kitchens • Bathrooms
• Dry Rot • Decks
Priced for You! Call John
Free Estimates
Serving you is a privilege.
Painting-Interior & Exterior• Roof Re-
pair • Base Boards New Fence •
Hardwood Floors • Plumbing • Tile •
Mirrors • Chain Link Fence • Windows
Bus Lic# 41942
Call today for free estimate.
Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
Handy Help
“Specializing in Any Size Projects”
•Painting • Electrical
•Carpentry •Dry Rot
•Carpet Installation
40 Yrs. Experience
Retired Licensed Contractor
Hardwood Floors
•Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
•High Quality @ Low Prices
Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
Lic. #794899
Junk & Debris Clean Up
Furniture / Appliance / Disposal
Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo
Starting at $40& Up
Free Estimates
Light moving!
Haul Debris!
Bricks, Blocks
Low Rates
Residential and Commercial
Free Estimates,
General Clean-Ups, Garage
Clean-Outs, Construction Clean-Ups
& Gardening Services
Call (650)630-0116
or (650)636-6016
$40& UP HAUL
Since 1988 • Licensed/Insured
Free Estimates
A+ BBB Rating
Clean up and Haul away all Junk
We also do Demolition
Call George
• All kinds of Concrete
• Retaining Wall • Tree Service
• Roofing • Fencing
• New Lawns
Free Estimates
Bay Area
Relocation Services
Specializing in:
Homes, Apts., Storages
Professional, friendly, careful.
Peninsula’s Personal Mover
Fully Lic. & Bonded CAL -T190632
Call Armando (650) 630-0424
10% OFF
Pressure Washing
Sean (415)707-9127
CSL# 752943
Interior & Exterior
Pressure Washing
Free Estimates
Lic #514269
Drywall Repair/Tape/Texture
Power Washing-Decks, Fences
No Job Too Big or Small
Lic.# 896174
Call Mike the Painter
A+ Member BBB • Since 1975
Large & Small Jobs
Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
ing, Varnishing, Cabinet Finishing
Wall Effects, Murals, More!
Lic. #479564
Installation of
Trenchless Pipes,
Water Heaters & Faucets
(650) 208-9437
Complete Kitchen & Bath Resource
Showroom: Countertops Cabinets
Plumbing Fixtures Fine Tile
Open M-F 8:30-5:30 SAT 10-4
168 Marco Way
South San Francisco, 94080
CA License #94260
Home Improvement
Making Peninsula homes
more beautiful since 1996
* Home furnishings & accessories
* Drapery & window treatments:
blinds & shades
* Free in-home consultation
853 Industrial Rd. Ste E San Carlos
Wed – Sat 12:00- 5:30pm, or by appt.
• Entryways • Kitchens
• Decks • Bathrooms
• Tile Repair • Floors
• Grout Repair • Fireplaces
Call Mario Cubias for Free Estimates
Lic.# 955492
Window Coverings
Satisfying customers with world-
class service and products since
1952. Let us help you create the
home of your dreams. Please
phone for an appointment.
Window Fashions
247 California Dr
Burlingame • 650-348-1268
990 Industrial Rd Ste 106
San Carlos • 650-508-8518
Free estimates • Free installation
Window Washing
California law requires that contractors
taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contrac-
tor’s State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their li-
cense number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800-
321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
Law Office of Jason Honaker
Chapter 7 &13
Call us for a consultation
Attorney Fees Reduced
For New March Clients.
Ira Harris: (650)342-3777
Facials, Waxing, Fitness
Body Fat Reduction
Pure Organic Facial $48.
1 Hillcrest Blvd, Millbrae
Dental Services
Family Dentistry &
Smile Restoration
UCSF Dentistry Faculty
Cantonese, Mandarin & Hindi Spoken
320 N. San Mateo Dr. Ste 2
San Mateo
Valerie de Leon, DDS
Implant, Cosmetic and
Family Dentistry
Spanish and Tagalog Spoken
15 El Camino Real,
Express Lunch
Special $8.00
1400 Broadway
Happy Hour 4-6• M-F
Steelhead Brewing Co.
333 California Dr.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
1050 Admiral Ct., #A
San Bruno
Market & Eatery
Now Open in Burlingame
824 Cowan Road
LIve Lobster ,Lobster Tail,
Lobster meat & Dungeness Crab
Because Flavor Still Matters
365 B Street
San Mateo
856 N. Delaware St.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Lunch & Dinner
Only Vegetarian Chinese
Restaurant in Millbrae!
309 Broadway, Millbrae
Partnership. Service. Trust.
Half Moon Bay, Redwood City,
San Mateo
Bedroom Express
Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real
San Mateo - (650)458-8881
184 El Camino Real
So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221
$400 off Any Wallbed
248 Primrose Rd.,
Health & Medical
703 Woodside Rd. Suite 5
Redwood City
Opening in March!
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Health & Medical
General Dentistry
for Adults & Children
324 N. San Mateo Drive, #2
San Mateo 94401
Le Juin Day Spa & Clinic
Special Combination Pricing:
Facials, Microdermabrasion,
Waxing , Body Scrubs, Acu-
puncture , Foot & Body Massage
155 E. 5th Avenue
Downtown San Mateo
(650) 347-6668
Home Care
Free Estimates
Whole House & Office
Cleanup Too!
Serving SF Bay Area
Call Karen Now!
Care Giver services
Hillsborough, Burlingame areas.
Several years experience,
friendly, compassionate care.
Ask for Paula.
Call: 650-834-0771 or
email: johnspanek@gmail.com
Eric L. Barrett,
Barrett Insurance Services
CA. Insurance License #0737226
Brian Fornesi
Insurance Agency
Tel: (650)343-6521
Lic: 0B78218
Have a Policy you can’t
Contractor & Truckers
Commercial Business Specialist
Personal Auto - AARP rep.
401K & IRA, Rollovers & Life
Joe Dominice
Since 1964
CA Lic.# 0276301
est. 1979
We Buy
Coins, Jewelry,
Watches, Platinum,
& Diamonds.
Expert fine watch
& jewelry repair.
Deal with experts.
1211 Burlingame Ave.
(650) 347-7007
Legal Services
Non-Attorney document
preparation: Divorce,
Pre-Nup, Adoption, Living Trust,
Conservatorship, Probate,
Notary Public. Response to
Lawsuits: Credit Card
Issues,Breach of Contract
Jeri Blatt, LDA #11
Registered & Bonded
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
specific direction."
Are you age 62+ & own your
Call for a free, easy to read
brochure or quote
Carol Bertocchini, CPA
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Massage Therapy
$48 per Hour
New Customers Only
For First 20 Visits
Open 7 days, 10 am -10 pm
633 Veterans Blvd., #C
Redwood City
$40 for 1/2 hour
Angel Spa
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City
7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm
2305-A Carlos Street
Moss Beach
(On Hwy 1 next to Post office)
for Aurora Spa
Full Body Massage
10-9:30, 7 days a week
1685 Broadway Street
Redwood City
Tranquil Massage
951 Old County Rd. Suite 1,
10:00 to 9:30 everyday
(650) 654-2829
Fiesta Shopping Center
747 Bermuda Dr., San Mateo
Real Estate Loans
We Fund Bank Turndowns!
Direct Private Lender
Homes • Multi-family •
Mixed-Use • Commercial
FICO Credit Score Not a Factor
Investors welcome
Loan servicing since 1979
Wachter Investments, Inc.
Real Estate Broker #746683
Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System ID #348268
CA Dept. of Real Estate
Real Estate Services
Representing Buyers
& Sellers
Commission Negotiable
Real Estate Services
VIP can help you with all of your
real estate needs:
Consultation and advice are free
Where every client is a VIP
864 Laurel St #200 San Carlos
DRE LIC# 1254368
24-hour Assisted Living
Care located in
Mills Estate Villa
Burlingame Villa
- Short Term Stays
- Dementia & Alzheimers
- Hospice Care
Cypress Lawn
1370 El Camino Real
Tours 10AM-4PM
2 BR,1BR & Studio
Luxury Rental
850 N. El Camino Real San Mateo
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Expert Fine Watch
& Jewelry Repair
Not affiliated with any watch company.
Only Authentic ROLEX Factory Parts Are Used
Tuesday - Saturday
11:00am to 4:00pm
(650) 347-7007
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