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Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 Vol XII, Edition 33
By Bill Silverfarb
Garbage rates will increase 14.22
percent for Belmont residents next
year if the council approves the rate
increase and enough residents do
not oppose it through a Proposition
218 hearing.
Last year, city residents faced up
to a 29 percent increase for 2012 but
the council agreed to lower it to
11.6 percent after negotiating with
Recology to spread the rate increase
over several years.
Recology is also due a one-time
migration recovery surcharge of
$227,918 from Belmont residents
for switching to smaller garbage
cans the past year.
The proposal the council
approved last year called for
amending the citys contract with
Recology to spread out the migra-
tion recovery surcharge due in 2012
to the years 2013 through 2016,
with interest at prime plus 1 per-
Belmont residents paid less in
2012 for garbage service but will
pay more overall through 2016, as
the council voted in December 2011
to extend its residents current debt
to Recology over the course of four
By extending the debt, Belmont
residents will eventually pay about
$80,000 more for the service than
they would have paid if the council
approved a proposed 22.26 percent
rate increase in 2011.
Much of the increase is related to
customers not paying the migration
surcharge last year, Councilman
Warren Lieberman said.
My guess is weve deferred
enough, Lieberman said about
spreading last years rate increase
Garbage rates set to go higher in Belmont
Residents facing 14.22 percent spike if city council approves increase
Up to six county courtrooms may
close next year due to state budget
cuts under a proposal by the
Superior Court of San Mateo
Local court ofcials are also con-
templating a proposal to suspend
court services in South San
Francisco and San Mateo starting
July 1, 2013, according to a state-
ment yesterday by Court Executive
Ofcer John Fitton.
Unless the state acts to restore
funds to the court, drastic reductions
in court services are unavoidable,
Presiding Judge Beth Labson
Freeman wrote in a statement yes-
Trial courts throughout California
have suffered unprecedented state
budget cuts of more than $1 billion
over the past ve years, according to
Fittons statement.
The Superior Court has seen a
dramatic reduction in its budget as a
result of these state cuts to the judi-
cial branch and unfunded cost
increases. Going forward, the court
must absorb additional budget cuts
that will have a signicant impact
for years to come, according to
Fittons statement.
may be shut
by state cuts
Officials propose six closures, suspension
of South City, San Mateo court services
By Sally Schilling
An unexpected battle was recently
waged in Chicago between a teach-
ers union and a Democrat. The
Chicago Teachers Union went on
strike for seven school days to
protest Democratic Mayor Rahm
Emanuels school reforms. The
mayor proposed stricter teacher
evaluations and longer school days.
The CTU suspected the mayors
reforms would lead to closures of
dozens of schools.
Right now, the relationship
between public-sector unions and
the Democratic Party is becoming a
national discussion, said Gloria
Romero, of Democrats for
Education Reform.
Romero is a Democrat ghting
teachers unions in California, over
Proposition 32.
The proposition, which would
Dem takes on teachers unions
Prop.32 seen as campaign contribution battleground
See GARBAGE, Page 27
See COURTS, Page 27
See PROP. 32, Page 12
Math teacher Jennifer Angers works in the garden at Gateway Community School Friday afternoon.
By Heather Murtagh
While a small campus, Gateway
Community School in San Mateo
appears to be like any other high
school at lunchtime Friday.
Students sit at the tables eating;
others throw a football around on
the sidewalk near the multi-purpose
room. A small handful of teens are
separated from the larger group.
Theres laughter, mingling, food
the lunchtime basics. The scene is
typical but the opportunity to have
that moment is unique this year.
Until now, the county had operated
community schools in multiple
locations. Last year, students were
spread out over four campuses. This
year, the county put students in one
location on Tower Road in San
The problem was the super small
campuses challenged teachers who
would be responsible for teaching
all topics to students at a variety of
grade and comprehension levels,
said Joan Rosas, associate superin-
tendent of student services for the
County Ofce of Education. With
the mini high school setup which
currently has about 50 students
enrolled teachers can focus on
his or her area of expertise. Also,
since there are more kids on the
campus, theres an opportunity to
County consolidates
community schools
See SCHOOLS, Page 27
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This Day in History
Thought for the Day
The rst United States Congress adopt-
ed 12 amendments to the Constitution
and sent them to the states for ratica-
tion. (Ten of the amendments became
the Bill of Rights.)
History is too serious
to be left to historians.
Iain Macleod, British politician (1913-1970)
Actor Will Smith is
Rapper T. I. is 32.
In other news ...
Inmates participate in an event to celebrate spring day at the Santa Monica female prison in Lima, Peru.
Tuesday: Cloudy in the morning then
becoming sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. South winds
around 5 mph...Becoming west in the after-
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming cloudy. Patchy fog
after midnight. Lows around 50. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the 60s. Light
winds... Becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becom-
ing cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s.
West winds around 5 mph in the evening...Becoming light.
Thursday: Cloudy in the morning.
Local Weather Forecast
The Daily Derby race winners are No. 06 Whirl
Win in rst place; No. 08 Gorgeous George in
second place; and No. 07 Eureka in third place.
The race time was clocked at 1:42.94.
(Answers tomorrow)
Answer: When he asked, Where do I turn left? she
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 1513, Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa crossed the
Isthmus of Panama and sighted the Pacic Ocean.
In 1690, one of the earliest American newspapers, Publick
Occurrences, published its rst and last edition in Boston.
In 1775, American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen was
captured by the British as he led an attack on Montreal. (Allen
was released by the British in 1778.)
In 1904, a New York City police ofcer ordered a female auto-
mobile passenger on Fifth Avenue to stop smoking a cigarette.
(A male companion was arrested and later ned $2 for abusing
the ofcer.)
In 1911, ground was broken for Bostons Fenway Park.
In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in
Pueblo, Colo., during a national speaking tour in support of the
Treaty of Versailles.
In 1932, the Spanish region of Catalonia received a Charter of
Autonomy (however, the Charter was revoked by Francisco
Franco at the end of the Spanish Civil War).
In 1957, nine black students whod been forced to withdraw
from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., because of unruly
white crowds were escorted to class by members of the U.S.
Armys 101st Airborne Division.
In 1962, Sonny Liston knocked out Floyd Patterson in round one
to win the world heavyweight title at Comiskey Park in Chicago.
The Longest Day, 20th Century Foxs epic recreation of the D-
Day invasion, based on the book by Cornelius Ryan, had its
world premiere in France.
In 1978, 144 people were killed when a Pacic Southwest
Airlines Boeing 727 and a private plane collided over San Diego.
In 1981, Sandra Day OConnor was sworn in as the rst female
justice on the Supreme Court.
In 1992, the Mars Observer blasted off on a $980 million mis-
sion to the Red Planet (the probe disappeared just before enter-
ing Martian orbit in August 1993).
Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters is 83. Folk singer Ian
Tyson is 79. Rhythm-and-blues singer Joe Russell is 73. Former
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is 69. Actor Josh Taylor is 69.
Actor Robert Walden is 69. Actor-producer Michael Douglas is
68. Model Cheryl Tiegs is 65. Actress Mimi Kennedy is 63.
Actor-director Anson Williams is 63. Actor Mark Hamill is 61.
Basketball Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo is 61. Polka bandleader
Jimmy Sturr is 61. Actor Colin Friels is 60. Actor Michael
Madsen is 54. Actress Heather Locklear is 51. Actress Aida
Turturro is 50. Actor Tate Donovan is 49. TV personality Keely
Shaye Smith is 49. Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is 47.
Zimbabwe: Bulawayo
urges all to flush together
HARARE, Zimbabwe Bulawayo
city ofcials Monday urged all residents
to join the big flush to help
Zimbabwes second city clear toilet
waste that accumulated in sewers during
days of water outages.
Bulawayo city spokesperson Nesisa
Mpofu asked all residents to ush their
toilets simultaneously at 7:30 p.m. twice
a week, on Mondays and Thursdays. She
said a new timetable was issued
She said residents can also ush at
other times. Many householders had
mistakenly thought they could only ush
on Monday and Thursday evenings.
What kind of country would that be
if toilets were allowed to lie stagnant for
days? Mpofu asked.
Mpofu said synchronized ushing will
help move waste in the old and over-
burdened sanitation system, worsened
by a growing urban population, water
shortages and a troubled economy.
Our sewer system has become vul-
nerable and we dont have enough
water, Mpofu said.
Civic activist groups on Monday how-
ever criticized the proposed solution by
city authorities as ridiculous.
Magondonga Mahlangu, a leader of
WOZA, an activist organization that
champions womens issues and protests
against the nations poor service, told
the Associated Press that the councils
proposed big ush is an insult to peo-
ples dignity.
Mahlangu said city authorities needed
to look at xing the aging water and
sewer pipes which have not been
replaced in years. Zimbabwe had world
record ination before the formation in
2009 of a coalition government between
longtime President Robert Mugabe and
the former opposition leader Prime
Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
It just goes to show that someone in
the council has lost touch with the real
issues on the ground and is failing to
deal with real problems, Mahlangu
She said Bulawayo residents have
enough challenges in their day-to-day
lives including unemployment and try-
ing to put food on the table for their fam-
ilies without being further asked to
remember to ush their toilets at a cer-
tain time.
Its not like people have nothing bet-
ter to do, said Mahlangu.
Deputies: Attempted
burglar found asleep on oor
HILLSBORO, Ore. Sheriffs
deputies responding to a burglary call
say they found a 20-year-old man asleep
on the kitchen floor of a home in
The Washington County sheriffs
ofce says the homeowner discovered
the sleeping stranger early Friday.
Deputies arrived to find Cristian
Villarreal-Castillo, who had in his pock-
ets small electronic devices believed to
be stolen from unlocked vehicles.
Deputies say many items in the home
in the Rock Creek neighborhood of
Hillsboro had been ransacked in an
apparent attempt to nd valuables. They
believe Villarreal-Castillo entered the
home through an unlocked door and was
in the process of gathering items when
he fell asleep.
He is charged with burglary, attempted
theft, trespassing and criminal mischief.
Investigators also linked him to a burgla-
ry that happened a few hours before his
Jeweler: Buy a diamond,
get free hunting rifle
ATLANTA A jeweler in metro
Atlanta is adding some bang to the bling.
Under a new promotion, customers
who buy a diamond worth $2,499 or
more from D. Geller and Son will get a
voucher for a free hunting rie.
Owner Mike Geller told WSB-TV that
he got the idea after seeing a similar
offer at a Missouri car dealership. He
said many of his customers are hunters.
Gellers stores are not handing out
ries at the counter. Customers must go
to a local gun dealer to redeem the
voucher and follow all laws governing
the purchase of rearms.
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Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
False reports. Police received 12 false 911
calls in a month from a single business on the
1700 block of Murchison Drive before 7:05
p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Stolen vehicle. A woman, whose vehicle was
stolen, received an anonymous phone call
from someone stating they knew where her
car was on the 700 block of Airport
Boulevard before 4:39 p.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 20.
Suspicious person. Police contacted a man
sitting on a traffic island in the middle of the
road on the 1000 block of Broadway and the
ramp to Highway 101 before 1:37 p.m. on
Thursday, Sept. 20.
Parking complaint. A vehicle was cited for
blocking a street sweeper on the 1100 block
of Paloma Avenue before 4:05 a.m. on
Thursday, Sept. 20.
Suspicious circumstances. Someone report-
ed she was threatened by another woman
with a gun on Broadway and El Camino Real
before 10:07 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Vehicle theft. A vehicle was stolen from the
100 block of Capuchino Drive before 7:45
p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Battery. A man was arrested and charged
with assault and battery on Murchison
Avenue before 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept.
Police reports
Someone reported bags of marijuana
were being put in his dumpster on the
1600 block of Adrian Road in Burlingame
before 9:49 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.
By Bill Silverfarb
Since the National Transportation Safety
Board has no power to enforce its own recom-
mendations, Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San
Mateo, crafted legislation that Gov. Jerry
Brown signed Sunday that would require the
states utility watchdog to adopt gas pipeline
safety recommendations put forth by the
Assembly Bill 578 requires the California
Public Utilities Commission to adopt NTSB
safety recommendations or, at the very least,
to put in writing why the safety recommenda-
tions were not followed.
PG&E contends it is doing its part now to
make sure the gas pipeline transmission sys-
tem is safe.
We learned a lot following the San Bruno
tragedy, PG&E spokeswoman Brittany
Chord said. We are making our system safer
every day than the day before to make sure it
never happens again.
Previous NTSB safety recommendations
have been mostly ignored by the CPUC, Hill
told the Daily Journal yesterday.
He held a press conference in San Francisco
yesterday morning touting three bills the gov-
ernor signed Sunday related to utility safety
and compensation, two weeks after the two-
year anniversary of the gas pipeline explosion
and re in San Bruno that killed eight and
destroyed 38 homes.
If previous NTSB recommendations would
have been followed, the tragedy in San Bruno
could have been minimized, Hill said.
When NTSB recommendations are ignored,
they serve no purpose, Hill said.
In the 1990s, the CPUC ignored a recom-
mendation from the NTSB that gas utilities
avoid using brittle plastic pipe for transmis-
sion lines the same type of pipe that rup-
tured and ignited a re in a Cupertino condo-
minium in August 2011, according to Hills
AB 578, Hill said, will make the CPUC do
what they were supposed to be doing all
Another of Hills bills, AB 1456, requires
that the CPUC adopt a stricter system of per-
formance metrics for pipeline safety and that
the states gas utilities be evaluated against
those metrics. Utilities with poor performance
results could be ned, Hill said.
This should create more accountability,
he said.
The third bill, AB 861, focuses on executive
bonuses and compensation at the states utili-
ties. It requires the CPUC to reevaluate bonus
programs at utilities and ensure that execu-
tives are paid based on stock price and earn-
ings, not on lower operations costs and
trimmed-down maintenance procedures that
could compromise safety.
PG&E was putting prot over safety, he
They were cutting corners for prots and
bonuses, he said.
Bill Silverfarb can be reached by email: silver- or by phone: (650) 344-
5200 ext. 106.
Hill: CPUC ignored safety advice
Legislation requires utility watchdog to adopt federal gas pipeline safety recommendations
Kathy DeRenzi, a San Bruno resident, joined Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, at a press
conference in San Francisco advocating for increased safety of PG&E transmission lines.
Santa Clara principal
charged with meth possession
SANTA CLARA The principal of a Santa
Clara elementary school is facing charges of
possessing methamphetamine for sale.
42-year-old Eric Lewis principal of
Montague Elementary School has been
charged with ve felony drug counts and one
misdemeanor. He was arrested last week, and
appeared in court without entering a plea
Lewis is accused of offering to furnish drugs
to an undercover ofcer who allegedly contact-
ed him on a dating site.
Authorities say they found methampheta-
mine, ecstasy, the date-rape drug GHB and
scales and plastic bags during a subsequent
search of Lewiss San Francisco apartment.
He has been placed on unpaid administrative
leave from his job.
California Department of Justice spokes-
woman Michelle Gregory says there is no evi-
dence Lewiss drug activity involved the school.
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By Heather Murtagh
A 27-year-old woman who is alleged to have
led two San Francisco teens on a spree of resi-
dential burglaries pleaded not guilty to eight
charges Monday.
On Monday, Nyzeina Shameka Eberhart
appeared in court to answer to seven counts of
residential burglary and one count of attempted
burglary, said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
She pleaded not guilty to all charges and was
given a court-appointed attorney. Eberhart is due
back in court for a pretrial conference Oct. 5.
On Thursday morning, Belmont police were
alerted to three suspicious people who were
stopped near Chesterton and Mountain View
avenues. San Mateo police also responded to
the call where it appeared the three had been
casing the area, according to a press release
from the San Mateo Police Department.
During the stop, 27-year-
old Eberhart and two
teenage boys, 15 and 16,
were arrested based on evi-
dence found that connected
them to residential burgla-
ries that had happened in
San Mateo and unincorpo-
rated San Mateo earlier in
the week.
Belmont police, San
Mateo police and the San
Mateo County Sheriffs Ofce worked together
to match the suspects up to a number of recent
residential burglaries in the area. Among the
crimes to which they were linked are a burgla-
ry in Belmont, two in San Mateo and three in
unincorporated San Mateo, according to the
press release. The juveniles are at Youth
Services Center. Eberhart is in custody on
$175,000 bail.
Woman in court for
alleged burglary spree
By John Rogers
LOS ANGELES Hes been a governor, a
movie star and the worlds greatest body builder,
but Arnold Schwarzenegger isnt done yet.
The man who never tires of telling people
hell be back returned again Monday, this time
as a global policy wonk and statesman dedicat-
ed to leading America into what he calls a new
post-partisan era. Schwarzenegger, in a dark
suit, crisp white shirt and red tie, appeared at the
University of Southern California to ofcially
launch the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for
State and Global Policy with a symposium fea-
turing some of the most notable names in poli-
tics and entertainment.
For the former Republican governor, the sym-
posium marked a sudden public re-emergence
after leaving ofce nearly two years ago with a
mixed record that he suggested Monday accom-
plished about half of what he had set out to do.
Hes hoping that through
the institute, created with a
$20 million commitment
from Schwarzenegger and
others, he can accomplish
the rest, tackling issues
such as hunger, health care
and global warming.
Ofcials say hell also
take an active role in
teaching at USC. The insti-
tutes academic director,
Nancy Staudt, referred to
him several times as professor
Schwarzenegger is also publishing his auto-
biography next week and has a pair of movies
in post-production. One of them, The Tomb,
co-stars his old buddy Sylvester Stallone. The
other, The Last Stand, opens in January and
got a brief plug at the symposiums afternoon
panel discussion on Hollywood and culture.
Schwarzenegger back
this time as think tank guru
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Cities challenge states
redevelopment law
SACRAMENTO California cities are
challenging a law that gives state nance of-
cials the power to take local tax revenue as
community redevelopment agencies are being
The League of California Cities led a law-
suit Monday against the state Department of
Finance, the Board of Equalization and the
state controller.
Executive Director Chris McKenzie says the
law that passed earlier this year giving state
nance ofcials the power to take and withhold
tax revenue from cities is unconstitutional.
He says nance ofcials have not followed
basic administrative procedures.
Finance spokesman H.D. Palmer says the
state will defend AB1484, which was designed
to distribute more money to schools and coun-
Gov. Jerry Brown planned on receiving $3.1
billion from the elimination of about 400 com-
munity redevelopment agencies to help close
Californias budget decit.
SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco may
soon give new meaning to the word downsiz-
Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a
proposed change to the citys building code
that would allow construction of among the
tiniest apartments in the country.
Under the plan, new apartments could be as
small as 220 square feet (a little more than
double the size of some prison cells), includ-
ing a kitchen, bathroom and closet.
Current regulations require the living room
alone to be that size.
Schematics for 300-square-foot units
planned for San Franciscos South of Market
neighborhood include window seats that turn
into spare beds and beds that turn into tables.
Proponents say the smaller apartments
would provide a cheaper option for the citys
many single residents, who have been priced
out of the rental market as the region experi-
ences a resurgent technology industry.
San Francisco apartments rented for an
average of $2,734 in June, up 13 percent from
a year ago, according to the research rm,
The micro-units, in contrast, are expected to
rent for $1,200 to $1,500 a month, San
Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener said.
Wiener drafted the legislation for the smaller
It allows them to accommodate up to two
people and requires an additional 100 square
feet of space for each occupant above that
Although in our fantasy world everyone
would live in a single-family home or a huge
spacious at, the reality of life is that not
everyone can afford that, Wiener said.
But critics counter that the units wouldnt
help families and could boost population den-
sity, straining public transit and other city
This has to be a pilot project and allow for
further study before we end up like
Singapore, said Sara Shortt, executive direc-
tor of the tenants rights group, Human Rights
Committee of San Francisco.
Singapore authorities recently raised mini-
mum dwelling sizes because of concerns
about congestion. Some critics want San
Francisco to follow the example of New York
City and rst test a small number of the units.
New York Citys micro-units also have a high-
er minimum-size requirement.
S.F. could OK tiniest apartments in U.S.
Although in our fantasy world everyone
would live in a single-family home or a huge spacious
at, the reality of life is that not everyone can afford that.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Elaina Marie Phelan
Elaina Marie Phelan was born Dec. 23,
1960 in Palo Alto to Ella Mae Williams and
Mike Edward Phelan. She attended Kavanagh
Elementary, Green Oaks Junior High in East
Palo Alto. She attended Woodside High
School in Redwood City where she excelled in
many, many subjects. She attended San Jose
State University in business administration.
She worked at various places: Raython, Palo
Alto Medical Center, FEMA and Lucky
Supermarket. She worked for Ravenswood
City School District for 10 years as a senior
accounts specialist, while ill much of the time,
she performed her duties efciently.
Elaina leaves her loving family: children
Amekia Sims and Ortis Jammer of East Palo
Alto; grandchildren Kaelahni Jammer and
Khomari D. Jammer; mother Ella Barnes of
East Palo Alto; stepmother Frances Phelan of
Las Vegas; brothers Anthony Barnes of East
Palo Alto and Micheal Phelan of Las Vegas;
Godbrother Kenny Young of East Palo Alto;
sister Katy Jordon and Karmen Brow of Las
Vegas; Godsister Jackie Davenport; 11 aunts;
four uncles and a host of relatives and friends.
Friends may visit from 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 28 and are invited to attend a 11
a.m. funeral service at St. John Missionary
Baptist Church, 1050 Bay Road, East Palo
Alto. Private Interment. Crippen & Flynn
Woodside Chapel assisting the family.
Irene Gotelli
Irene Gotelli, born in San Francisco on
March 31, 1917 to the late Christopher and
Albina Kane, died peacefully in Burlingame
Sept. 21, 2012 at the age of 95.
Wife of the late Joseph Gotelli, mother of
Joseph (Caron) Gotelli Jr. and David (Helen)
Gotelli, grandmother of Amy (Armando)
Romero, Kathryn (Russell) Heredia, Joe
(Katie) Gotelli and Jimmy (Kelly) Gotelli,
great-grandmother of six and dear sister of the
late Corine McGuire, Christopher Kane and
Frank Kane.
Friends may visit from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Friday,
Sept. 28 at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel,
400 Woodside Road, Redwood City and are
invited to attend a 10:30 a.m. funeral mass at St.
Pius Catholic Church, 1100 Woodside Road,
Redwood City with interment following at Alta
Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto.
In lieu of owers, memorial contributions
can be made to Lesley Senior Communities,
701 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 or
a charity of your choice. Crippen & Flynn
Woodside Chapel assisting the family.
Charles Gonsalves Delgado
Charles Gonsalves Delgado, born May 30,
1923, died Sept. 22, 2012.
riendship Forever: A Friends
for Youth and Partners
Reunion was held Saturday,
Sept. 15 at the Red Morton Community
Center in Redwood City.
The event brought together mentors,
mentees and staff from Friends for Youths
entire 33-year history. Originally named
Partners, the organization works to trans-
form lives through the power of human rela-
The event was spearheaded by former
mentor Anne Cashman. Cashman was
matched with her mentee Linda in 1980
when the organization was still called
I have recently reconnected with my
mentee, said Cashman. And my hope for
this event is that other old friendships may
be rekindled and that people may be inter-
ested in supporting FFY once again.
To learn more about the organization visit
People who are passionate about golf and
want to positively impact the lives of youth
through charitable donations can also partic-
ipate in the 25th Annual Peninsula Golf
Challenge Monday, Oct. 1. Benefitting
Friends for Youth, the challenge will take
place at the Sharon Heights Golf and
Country Club, which is recognized as one
of the most outstanding golf and country
clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
For more information on participating and
donating visit or call
Cooper at 368-4464.
The Serra High School Hall of Fame
Dinner will be held Friday, Oct. 12 at the
San Mateo Elks Club. The evening will
begin at 6 p.m. with no-host cocktails, fol-
lowed by dinner at 7 p.m. The event is open
to the public, and will honor Serra alumni
and coach Rich Jefferies, Al Paganucci 66,
Parker Kelly Jr. 87, Sean Renault 92,
Erick Vera 92, Dustin Delucchi 96 and
Dave Taufoou 99. Tickets are $60 per per-
son. For reservations email Robin Jensen at
Class notes is a column dedicated to school news.
It is compiled by education reporter Heather
Murtagh. You can contact her at (650) 344-5200,
ext. 105 or at
South City Fire holds
open house, carnival
Fire departments across the country use the
anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire (Oct. 8,
1871) to raise awareness of re safety and re
This years re prevention theme is Have
Two Ways Out! focusing on the importance
of re escape planning and practice. To kick
off this years Fire Prevention Month, South
San Francisco Fire Department will host its
annual open house and carnival from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 29 at Fire Station 61,
480 N. Canal St., South San Francisco.
It will be a fun-lled day starting with a
pancake breakfast for $3. There will be station
house tours, safety demonstrations, carnival
rides for $1 and carnival games for 50 cents. A
hot dog lunch will be cooked and served by
reghters for $3. There will be educational,
family-oriented activities and residents can
learn more about the importance of re escape
planning and practice, as well as the power of
Throughout October, the South San
Francisco Fire Department will be visiting
every elementary school in South San
Francisco. Fireghters will bring educational
materials, hands-on demonstrations of re
safety and help school children identify Two
Ways Out from their homes in case of re.
Local brief
Congrats to the staff of The Highlander,the newspaper serving Carlmont High School,which was
selected as a nalist for the NSPA Newspaper Pacemaker Award.Winners will be announced at
the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention on Nov.17 in San Antonio,Texas.
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By Bill Barrow
ATLANTA Never have
American voters re-elected a presi-
dent whose work they disapprove of
as much as Barack Obamas. Not
that Mitt Romney can take much
comfort theyve never elected a
challenger they view so negatively,
Unless things change dramatically,
this Election Day will mark a rst,
no matter who wins. The victor will
be a sitting president with a slow
economy, 8 percent-plus unemploy-
ment and an average Gallup job-
approval rating below 50 percent. Or
hell be a challenger who isnt liked
personally by a majority of the pub-
lic and faces notable discord within
his own party.
Polls since the nominating conven-
tions show Obama slowly widening
a slight lead nationally and in sever-
al key states that could decide a close
election. And the mere fact that
Romney hasnt ever notched a clear
lead in polling, unlike previous win-
ning challengers by this point, under-
scores his struggle to strike a chord
with an electorate that isnt exactly
enamored with the incumbent.
The presidency already gives cer-
tain campaign advantages to the
Oval Ofce occupant, and history
indicates that the longer Romney
looks up at Obama, the greater the
presidents chances at a second term.
History, of course, isnt predictive.
But it does provide context to help
understand the current state of the
Some Republicans point to 1980
as hope for a Romney rebound. That
year, Ronald Reagan pulled away
from President Jimmy Carter in late
October to win in a landslide that
has reached almost mythical status
in GOP annals. But there are many
reasons why this is not 1980, not the
least of which are that Romney is
not Reagan and Obama is not
From Labor Day through late
October, Carter was tied with or led
Reagan. But, unlike Romney,
Reagan had led for most of the sum-
mer, and Carter hadnt polled better
than 41 percent since the spring, well
below Obamas lowest head-to-head
numbers this year.
Many Republicans, meanwhile,
are growing restless following
Romneys lackluster convention, his
comments on Middle East unrest and
the release of a secretly recorded
video that showed the GOP nominee
dismissing 47 percent of the country
as believing they are victims and
dependent on handouts.
Still, says Republican Sen.
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina,
This is our election to lose. If
Obama wins, hell be rewriting polit-
ical history.
Using historical Gallup job
approval ratings in election years
in September where possible
Obama ranks below the seven presi-
dents who have been re-elected since
1948. But he is in a stronger position
than the three Carter, Gerald Ford
and George H.W. Bush who lost.
The three losing presidents all had
unemployment rates lower than
todays, but the overall economic cir-
cumstances vary.
Despite disapproval, someone will win
By Tom Raum
It could all boil down to Ohio
and Florida.
The two states are the sparkling
jewels in the swing-state crown.
One or the other or both
could easily end up deciding the
Electoral College winner.
Until recently, both states had
been leaning Republican,
although President Barack
Obama carried them in 2008
Ohio by five points, Florida by
No Republican has ever won
the presidency without carrying
While Obama headed to New
York Monday for the U.N.
General Assembly, Romney cam-
paigned in Colorado and planned
to join running mate Paul Ryan
on Tuesday for the last two days
of a three-day Ohio bus tour.
Obama campaigns in Ohio
Both candidates crisscrossed
Florida last week.
Of the 270 electoral votes need-
ed to win the White House,
Florida holds 29 and Ohio 18.
Six weeks out, many major
polls show a slight Obama advan-
tage, nationally as well as in
Florida, Ohio and several other
battleground states.
The presidents campaign
opened a new ad offensive
Monday in Ohio with a television
spot blasting Romneys remark at
a private fundraiser that 47 per-
cent of Americans dont pay fed-
eral income taxes and expect sup-
port from the government.
The ad suggests Romney hasnt
come clean on his own taxes by
still refusing to release returns
before 2010.
The Romneys did release their
2011 returns Friday, showing
they paid a rate of just 14.1 per-
cent on $13.7 million in income.
Thats below the rate paid by mil-
lions of middle-class wage earn-
Romney put out his own swing-
state commercial blaming an
alleged lax stance by Obama
toward China for the loss of U.S.
manufacturing jobs.
Romney acknowledged Sunday
he was trailing the president in
several key states, but said of the
polls: I know that in the coming
six weeks, theyre very unlikely
to stay where they are today.
Ohio and Florida
could be deciders
Polls since the nominating conventions show Barack Obama slowly
widening a slight lead nationally and in several key states over Mitt Romney
that could decide a close election.
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Gov. Jerry Brown
signed a bill over the
weekend to improve
breast cancer detection
in women with dense
breast tissue. Senate
Bill 1538, authored by state Sen. Joe
Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will require that fol-
lowing a mammogram, women with dense
breast tissue be informed of the following:
They have dense breast tissue;
That dense breast tissue can make it hard-
er to evaluate the results of a mammogram;
That it is associated with an increased risk
of breast cancer;
That information about breast density is
given to discuss with their doctor; and
That a range of screening options are avail-
On Monday, Gov. Brown signed legisla-
tion authored by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San
Francisco/San Mateo, to modernize Cal-
Access the states website that provides
public access to campaign contributions and
lobbying activity.
Senate Bill 1001 creates the Political
Disclosure, Access and Transparency Fund,
which will be funded by increased fees of reg-
istered lobbyists and a new fee on political
committees that le statements of organiza-
tion, such as independent expenditures (IEs)
and political action committees (PACs).
Assembly Bill 2080, authored by
Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo
Park, was signed into law by Gov. Brown
Monday to update election law regarding
when a person other than the voter can drop
off a voters vote-by-mail ballot.
On Monday, Gov. Brown signed legisla-
tion to provide new protections from unfair
evictions for survivors of domestic violence
and elder abuse. Authored by state Sen. Yee,
Senate Bill 1403 will also allow victims of
these crimes to get out of a lease if they wish
to move to another location for their own safe-
ty. While the 2010 law provided protections to
victims of domestic violence, sexual assault
and stalking who seek an emergency protec-
tive order, Senate Bill 1403 will extend protec-
tions for such victims who seek permanent
restraining orders as well.
SamTrans is continuing its outreach cam-
paign to gather input on a draft of a proposed
new service plan with a round of community
meetings that will be held at locations
throughout the county in October. The pro-
posed new plan will give riders more of what
works, less of what doesnt and try some new
things. The plan is based on an 18-month
study of SamTrans service that included two
previous rounds of outreach.
The following presentations have been
10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 6,
Sharp Park Library, 104 Hilton Way,
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, St.
Brunos Parish Hall, 555 W. San Bruno Ave.,
San Bruno;
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13,
Fair Oaks Community Center, 2600
Middleeld Road, Redwood City;
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16,
Main Street Park, 1101 Main St., Half Moon
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18,
Peninsula Station, 2901 S. El Camino Real,
San Mateo;
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23,
War Memorial Community Center, 6655
Mission St., Daly City;
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24,
YMCA, 550 Bell St., East Palo Alto; and
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25,
SamTrans ofces, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San
The public is invited to attend any of the
meetings. Spanish translation services will
also be provided at the meetings. If other trans-
lation services are needed, please contact
SamTrans on the project message line at (650)
508-6338 at least 72 hours in advance and
leave a message. In addition, any group inter-
ested in receiving a presentation can contact to make arrangements.
The Belmont City Council will consider
an amendment to the citys sign ordinance on
temporary signs/real estate directional and
open house signs at its meeting tonight. The
amendments deal with the number of signs,
size and where they can be placed. The coun-
cil meets 7:30 p.m., tonight, City Hall, 1 Twin
Pines Lane, Belmont.
The San Mateo Planning Commission
will hold a study session for a preliminary
review of a proposal which includes rst-story
modications and second-story additions to
existing buildings on the Carey School cam-
pus on 1 Carey Lane. The school wants to add
about 6,000 square feet onto the second story
of a building on the campus and has requested
a ratication of the existing number of faculty
and existing student enrollment. The Planning
Commission meets 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept.
27, City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo.
The Half Moon Bay Planning
Commission will consider a Coastal
Development Permit for certain Highway 1
Trafc Safety and Congestion Mitigation
Improvements in Half Moon Bay. The master
plan for these improvements was developed to
create a safer experience for residents and vis-
itors along the critical corridor. The safety
measures were formed through extensive pub-
lic participation over a ve-year period and
reviewed at several public meetings before its
adoption in November 2009. The commission
meets 7 p.m., tonight, Ted Adcock
Senior/Community Center, 535 Kelly Ave.,
Half Moon Bay.
The San Bruno City Council will receive
an oral report and approve the design concept
for the decorative archway on the Caltrain
grade separation structure. The council meets
7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Senior Center,
1555 Crystal Springs Road.
The Millbrae City Council will hear an
oral report from BART staff regarding a pro-
posed project on land adjacent to the existing
station and parking garage. The multi-use
development could include a hotel. The coun-
cil meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at City
Hall, 621 Magnolia Ave.
Gangmember pleads not guilty to
shooting into home with two kids
A motorcycle gangmember who allegedly
red a gun into a home in Daly City and nar-
rowly missed two children has pleaded not
guilty to assault and gun charges, District
Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
Dionicio Rafael Lopez, 24, appeared in San
Mateo County Superior Court Monday after-
noon to enter his plea in connection with the
July 24, 2011 shooting, Wagstaffe said.
Lopez, a conrmed member of the Hells
Angels motorcycle gang, allegedly went to a
home in Daly City with the intent of targeting
a member of the rival Wanted gang,
Wagstaffe said.
Lopez went to the wrong residence,
Wagstaffe said, and red two shots.
One of the shots penetrated an exterior wall
and went into a room where two children
six and nine years old were watching tele-
vision, Wagstaffe said.
The bullet struck a television that the chil-
dren were watching, ricocheted off and lodged
in a wall.
Police responded, and ofcers found Lopez
hiding in a nearby residence associated with
the Hells Angels, Wagstaffe said.
A gun was recovered that has been forensi-
cally linked to the shooting, prosecutors said.
A criminal grand jury last week returned an
indictment against Lopez, Wagstaffe said.
Lopez is being held without bail. He is
scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 27 for a
bail hearing and to set further proceedings.
Local brief
Two Marines to be
court-martialed in urination case
WASHINGTON Two Marine non-com-
missioned ofcers will be court-martialed for
allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban
ghters last year in Afghanistan and posing for
unofcial photos with casualties, the Marine
Corps said Monday.
Around the nation
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
New jail
We live in a country of laws, rules and
regulations. If someone breaks the law
they go to jail, are ned, put on proba-
tion or a combination of these penalties.
Because of that, we live in a free, civi-
lized and relatively safe society. We
dont live in a police state or a in a
country where the government is Big
Brother. We dont live in a Third World
country where drug cartels or street
gangs control the neighborhoods. We
live in a country where the government
is by the people, for the people and of
the people. Thats what America is all
about. If it takes the cost of a new coun-
ty jail to maintain the free and civilized
society we all enjoy, then so be it. Thats
the price we pay.
With the inux of state prison
inmates, plus the increase of immi-
grants, legal and illegal, who are from
Third World countries where law and
order are not maintained and social
problems that include high unemploy-
ment, drug use, alcoholism and gang
activity are common, the current county
jail is operating beyond capacity daily.
This makes it unsafe for staff and
inmates alike.
Early release and ankle sensors are
not the answer. Criminals go to jail
because they committed a crime. It
doesnt matter why a criminal commit-
ted a crime. Jail is the punishment for
that crime. Jail is not to help criminals
with their recovery or rehabilitation.
Thats the job of social service agencies.
Jail is not the place to heal and restore
dignity. Jail isnt the place to recover
from alcoholism, drug addiction or emo-
tional problems. Never has been, never
will be. For decades, there has been job
training and educational programs avail-
able. But, they only work if the people
who need them participate in them. This
isnt rocket science.
Michael R. Oberg
San Mateo
Its your money
San Mateo County residents and vot-
ers: we all read about the nearly
$700,000 that was embezzled from the
San Mateo Mosquito Abatement District
recently. The district claims that new
checks have been put into place to safe-
guard the district. Much too late, and the
public trust has been broken. In my
humble opinion, the Mosquito
Abatement District should have been
dissolved and managers should have
been red. The district should not have
been allowed to continue. Individual
cities should have been made to under-
take the duties. Mosquitoes can be a
problem, but we are not living in humid
Florida. Residents and voters need to
ask their elected supervisors,
Assemblyman Jerry Hill and U.S. Rep.
Jackie Speier why they did nothing and
allowed this criminal Mosquito
Abatement District to continue. The
public trust has been broken. The district
claims new safeguards are in place, but
the horse is galloping out of the barn.
Too little, too late. The bottom line:
probably a major savings for taxpayers
by dissolving the Mosquito Abatement
Residents and voters, let your voices
be heard. Its your money.
Steve Duncan
Foreign policy confusion
In his letter to the editor Foreign pol-
icy in the Sept. 22 edition of the Daily
Journal, Mr. Keith C. De Filippis of San
Jose asks: Am I the only one whos
confused by our foreign policy?
Let me help out here. We have no for-
eign policy.
Not to worry, its a common misper-
ception. Mr. De Filippis will recover
Will S. Richardson
San Carlos
President Obamas logic
During a recent 60 Minutes interview,
President Obama exposed his wrong-
headed foreign policy views. He said:
Over the long term, we are more likely
to get a Middle East and North Africa
that is more peaceful, more prosperous
and more aligned with our interests.
Perhaps he believes that BS bafes
Arab dictatorships crumbling across
the Middle East in the Arab Spring actu-
ally were aligned with our interests in
the region. These interests were main-
taining a stable oil supply and selling
enough weapons to Israel so it could
defend itself against hundreds of mil-
lions of Muslims screaming for Jewish
blood, while selling enough weapons to
Israels enemies so we could keep our
military-industrial complex humming.
This Machiavellian balance was main-
tained for decades until President
Obama came along with his new views.
Israel wont go quietly so, by stabbing
Israel in the back, President Obama is
likely to cause a nuclear war in the
Middle East. Without Israel on the front
line defending our interests, wed need
U.S. boots on the ground indenitely to
defend our oil supply against angry
Muslim extremists who run the show
despite being in the minority.
President Obamas logic must be that
a Middle East dominated by Muslim
fanatics is a good idea. He surely under-
stands by now that democracy and Islam
in the Middle East are parallel lines for
the foreseeable future.
Desmond Tuck
San Mateo
Terrorist attack
A letter to the editor in the Sept. 20
edition of the Daily Journal had a factu-
al error that I know the writer would
want corrected. He said the producer of
the terrible anti-Muslim lm was an
American Christian. He is not. He is an
Egyptian Coptic who was/is living in the
United States. It is wonderful in the
United States that we can share our
opinions, but we should have our facts
correct. It is interesting that the lm was
released in June so it now seems that the
lm was not the cause of the attacks. It
was called a terrorist attack by the
Libyan government and the U.S. gov-
ernment has nally (after a week) con-
rmed this.
Its a complex situation and we should
not assign a simple cause to the prob-
lem. The security of our consulate was
almost nonexistent (four armed Libyan
guards, four unarmed Libyan guards and
no U.S. Marines) even though a bomb
exploded in front of the consulate in
June 2012. Now we learn that CNN
found Ambassador Stevens diary four
days after the attack. U.S. security
forces didnt nd it? It sounds to me like
Obama and the State Department are not
doing a good job with U.S. foreign secu-
rity especially now that approximately
20 countries are involved.
Marge Parkhurst
Redwood City
An opportunity for Mr. Romney
While Republican presidential candi-
date Mitt Romney touts creating decent
paying jobs for Americans, his company
Bain Capital is quietly transferring
American jobs to China, as reported by
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! on
Sep. 20. Sensata, an American company
now owned by Bain Capital, is in the
process of laying off hundreds of
American workers. Soon to be laid-off
employees of Sensata in Freeport, Ill.
are calling on Mr. Romney to save their
jobs. They set up a website at to seek public sup-
port to keep jobs here. Wouldnt it be an
opportunity for Mr. Romney to stand up
with the employees of Sensata and show
his commitment to his campaign prom-
C. Kalyanaraman
Redwood City
Letters to the editor
Media madness?
n 1981, Maxine Schnall wrote, in Limits: We must
break our silence on those moral truths that have not
been eroded by time and social change. However
unsure we are at how to meld them with the particular cir-
cumstances of contemporary life, we must still speak out for
the major human values imbedded in our collective con-
science throughout our history: honesty, responsibility,
Thirty-one years later,
Madeline Levine has written
in her new book, Teach Your
Children Well: There is lit-
tle question that our children
are living in a world that is
not simply oblivious to their
needs, but is actually damag-
ing them. Have we learned
My kids grew up during a
time when Lucy and Ricky
had to sleep in twin beds and
when there were regulations
that controlled the early
evening hours of television as family viewing time. You
never saw scantily clad young women gyrating provocative-
ly, their lips set in a sensual pout. You never saw a seductive
Carls Jr. ad that depicts women as sex objects demonstrating
the ecstasy of gorging on an outrageous hamburger. For the
grandchildren, its something else again. Much of television
has become a sump hole of lurid sensationalism, thanks to
deregulation in 1980 and an industry that has no shame.
James P. Steyer, in his book, The Other Parent describes
the media problem well. Over the last three decades, weve
progressively let standards and protections for children
erode. First, it was in the interest of free speech and artistic
freedom, but along the way, the marketplace took over. Now
its exclusively commercial interests that determine the con-
tent of the media, and explicit sex is a tried and true formula
to grab audiences on television. In movies, in music and on
the net ... To a troubling extent the adults industry, gov-
ernment and parents are letting commercially driven sex-
ual standards for kids who, more than anything, need respon-
sible adult guidance, information and love.
Not only does todays entertainment media often expose
children to sexual activity and innuendo completely inappro-
priate for them, it also greatly inuences societys vision of
women. It seems that romance has given way to recreational
sexual activity with apparently no qualms about viewing
women purely as sex objects. Also, more often than not, men
are depicted as either lustful airheads or lecherous predators.
Myriam Meizdian, author of Boys Will Be Boys, would
add: The picture of the adult world imparted by television
is often highly inaccurate, antisocial and devoid of any moral
conceptual framework. Is this what we want our children to
It isnt only that the media bombards everyone with titilla-
tion and dysfunctional behavior. Its also the idea that any-
thing goes, that dignity and self-respect and respect for oth-
ers is so often lacking and crudeness and in-your-face brash-
ness are so prevalent. Children are learning that it is cool
to be self-centered, act disrespectfully and arrogantly, and to
disdain anything intellectual, thoughtful or prudent. No
other Western industrialized nation has so willingly allowed
the educational and developmental needs of its kids to be
exploited in the pursuit of prot as we have. No other demo-
cratic country has so willingly allowed its children to be
seen as markets for commercial gain and ignored their
moral, intellectual and social growth as we have. Steyer.
Where is the religious right that claims to be so unglued
about the lack of moral values in America? Youd think
theyd be drumming up support for government regulations
that have some teeth in them. They preach abstinence while
they apparently are doing nothing to rein in a media running
rampant. Maybe theyve been too engrossed in such shows
as Desperate Housewives and Sex in the City.
We all worry about terrorism emanating from the outside
that may destroy our way of life, but there is an insidious
enemy that has much greater potential to do us in. It is the
increasing internal moral decay that is exacerbated by greedy
corporate interests, the sociopathic mentality and its cavalier
disregard for the welfare of others, and the failure of honest,
responsible and decent people to stem this plague.
We may be amused by those more innocent times when
father knew best and we could Leave It to Beaver, but we
all see how without ethical and moral restraint (internal and
external), freedom has become license, free enterprise has
become exploitation. A culture that does not value its chil-
dren enough to diligently protect them from media madness
that emanates from deliberate, despicable corporate exploita-
tion is a culture whose moral compass is seriously out of
whack. We must never forget that it takes a village to raise a
Theres been so much concern about what might happen
that whats actually happening has passed almost unnoticed.
Ashleigh Brilliant.
Since 1984, Dorothy Dimitre has written more than 500
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U.S. stocks meandered sideways
Monday as fears about Europe overshad-
owed recent excitement about central
banks efforts to boost the market.
Stocks opened lower, recovered by
mid-afternoon to nearly at and closed
down modestly.
An index of business condence in
Germany, the biggest economy in
Europe, fell for a fth straight month.
Many economists had expected it to at
least remain at. Some think Germany is
headed for a recession.
The threat of the years-old European
debt crisis has seemed less immediate in
recent weeks as central banks unveiled
measures aimed at encouraging invest-
ment and boosting the global economy.
The German report reignited those fears.
Stocks had risen strongly in recent
weeks as traders anticipated, then
received, help from the Federal Reserve
in the form of an open-ended bond-buy-
ing program. The Fed will buy $40 bil-
lion of mortgage bonds per month until
the economy has improved.
Its not unusual after big moves for
the market to, in essence, go quiet and
wait for the next catalyst, said Quincy
Krosby, market strategist with Prudential
Financial. The next catalyst, Krosby
said, is third-quarter earnings, which
companies will begin to announce next
The Dow Jones industrial average
closed down 20.55 points, or 0.2 percent,
at 13,558.92. The Standard & Poors 500
index declined 3.26, or 0.2 percent, to
1,459.89. Its two strongest groups were
utilities and telecommunications, safer
stocks that tend to do well in a weaker
The Nasdaq composite index dropped
19.18 points, or 0.6 percent, to 3,160.78.
The Nasdaq is heavy in technology
shares, which were dragged lower by
As in the U.S., the concern in
Germany is that an economy on the
rebound will be weighed down by the
rest of the European countries, half of
which are already in recession.
Germanys economy grew 0.3 percent
in the second quarter from the previous
quarter, but a number of economists now
believe the country will fall into a reces-
sion in the second half of the year.
In the U.S., stocks have gone from
underpriced to fairly priced, said Doug
Cote, chief market strategist at ING
Investment Management. If recent
weakness in U.S. manufacturing is any
guide, he said, traders will be disap-
pointed next month by companies quar-
terly results.
It will be a sea change the rst
time in three years that weve had nega-
tive earnings growth, Cote said. He said
Chinas abrupt economic slowdown is
adding to corporate Americas woes.
If that happens, Krosby said, it could
drive the market lower. Without enough
positive surprises from companies this
quarter, the Fed program probably wont
be enough to extend the rally, she said.
Theres an uneasy feeling surround-
ing the market, she said.
In the U.S., traders are looking for
more good news from the housing mar-
ket, which appears to be bouncing back
after being a stuck in a rut for years. The
latest data on new and pending home
sales will be released later in the week.
Lennar on Monday became the latest
builder to post surprisingly strong earn-
ings. A rise in orders and the number of
homes delivered, adding to a big tax
benefit, had the Miami homebuilder
quadrupling prots. KB Home on Friday
did almost as well, and housing shares
jumped on optimistic comments from its
CEO, Stuart Miller.
Stocks slightly down
Wall Street
NEW YORK Facebook Inc.s stock
took a hit Monday after an article in the
nancial magazine Barrons said it is
still too pricey despite a sharp decline
since its initial public offering.
Though Facebooks stock has plunged
since its May IPO, Andrew Bary at
Barrons said the stock trades at high
multiples of both sales and earnings, even
as uncertainty about the outlook for its
business grows.
At issue is the shift of Facebooks mas-
sive user base to mobile devices. The
company is still guring out how to
advertise to people who use their mobile
phones and tablet computers to access the
social network. Bary said success in the
mobile space is no sure thing for the
company. Mobile ads must t into much
smaller screens, which doesnt give
Facebook much room to congure ads
without alienating users, Bary said.
Facebook also has what Bary called
signicant stock-based compensation
expenses. Last year, the company issued
$1.4 billion worth of restricted stock and
$1 billion so far this year, he noted. Yet
technology companies such as Facebook
routinely encourage analysts to ignore
stock-based compensation expense
and most comply. This dubious approach
to calculating prots is based on the idea
that only cash expenses matter, Bary
wrote. Thats a ction, pure and simple.
Menlo Park-based Facebooks stock
fell $2.03, or 8.9 percent, to close at
$20.83 on Monday. The company went
public on May 18 at a share price of $38,
which it has not matched since.
Bary said he thinks Facebooks stock is
worth $15, well below its current price
even with Mondays drop.
That would be roughly 24 times pro-
jected 2013 prot and six times estimated
2013 revenue of $6 billion, still no bar-
gain price, he wrote.
Facebook declined to comment.
Last week, research rm eMarketer
said it expects Google Inc. to surpass
Facebook in U.S. display advertising rev-
enue this year. In February, eMarketer
predicted Facebook would stay ahead of
Google. The social networking company
had surpassed Google in 2011. But
Facebooks ad revenue has fallen short of
the expectations eMarketer set in
That said, some analysts are still bullish
on Facebook. Last week an analyst at
Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage of its
stock with a Buy rating and a target
price of $26. The analyst, Youssef Squali,
said hes positive on the stock long-
term despite its botched IPO and the
worry that Facebooks stock will be held
down as employees become eligible to
sell their stock in the coming months.
Barrons slams Facebook, stock falls
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Feds order Discover to
refund $200M to cardholders
WASHINGTON Discover Bank will
pay millions in fees to settle accusations by
regulators that it pressured credit card cus-
tomers to buy costly add-on services like
payment protection and credit monitoring.
Discover, the sixth-biggest U.S. credit card
issuer, will pay a $14 million fine and refund
$200 million directly to more than 3.5 mil-
lion customers, federal authorities said
The companys call-center workers
enrolled customers in the programs without
their consent, misled them about the benefits
and left customers thinking the products
were free, regulators said.
The action was brought by the new
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and
the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Discover said this summer that it expected an
enforcement action about add-on products.
It is only the third public enforcement
action by the consumer bureau, which was
created under the 2010 financial overhaul
law to protect consumers from excessive or
hidden fees and other financial threats. The
first was a similar order against Capital One,
another big issuer of cards.
Apple says more than
5 million iPhone 5s sold
NEW YORK Apple Inc. said Monday
that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5s in
the three days since its launch, fewer than
analysts had expected.
Apple shares fell $9.30, or 1.3 percent, to
close at $690.79 on Monday. The shares hit
an all-time high of $705.07 Friday as the
phone went on sale in the U.S., Germany,
France, Japan and five other countries.
The sales tally is a record for any phone,
but it beats last years iPhone 4S launch only
by a small margin. Apple said then that it
sold 4 million phones in the first three days.
Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian
White expected Apple to sell 6 million to 6.5
million iPhone 5s in the first three days.
TiVo settles lawsuit
against Verizon for $250.4M
Verizon will pay Tivo Inc. at least $250.4
million to license its digital video recording
technology and settle a patent lawsuit.
It is the third settlement that Tivo has gar-
nered in recent patent cases. At the heart of
the cases, Tivo has alleged that companies
have copied its DVR technology. The compa-
nys string of settlements bodes well for its
future litigation, said Alan Gould, an analyst
with Evercore, in a research note.
Tivo, based in Alviso, Calif., is set to go to
trial in patent lawsuits over DVRs made by
Google Inc.s Motorola unit and Cisco
Systems Inc. next year. Gould reiterated his
Overweight rating on shares with a $13
price target.
By Scott Mayerowitz
NEW YORK The best way to reduce the
federal decit is through a combination of
higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a
group of economists.
The 236 members of the National
Association for Business Economics recently
surveyed say the country needs more scal
stimulus through 2013, but by 2014 it should
be time to throttle back. The reason for the
delay: the sluggish nature of the countrys
economic recovery.
A majority of the economists favor extend-
ing payroll tax cuts, current marginal income
tax rates and current tax rates for dividends
and capital gains for most or all taxpayers
through 2013. Deep tax cuts that were passed
under President George W. Bush expire at the
end of December unless Congress takes
action. At the center of debate: extending the
cuts for everybody. or just households earning
less than $250,000 a year.
When it comes to making those cuts perma-
nent, the group is more split. Nearly three
quarters think the payroll tax cut should not
be made permanent. The group is almost
evenly split about whether to make the tax
cuts on income, dividends and capital gains
The biggest economic worry for the group
was not how much to raise taxes or how to
trim the budget. The problem cited was inde-
cision: 87 percent of the economists believe
that uncertainty about what direction
Washington will take is holding back the eco-
nomic recovery.
The survey on economic policies released
Monday also forecast that short-term interest
rates would remain at current levels for at
least another year. The results are consistent
with the last NABE semiannual survey,
released in March.
A slight majority of respondents 59 per-
cent said that current U.S. monetary policy
was about right. The percentage replying
that monetary policy was too stimulative
fell slightly compared with the percentage
that held that same view in March, while the
proportion answering that policy was too
restrictive edged up.
The economists said the Federal Reserve
should not buy more bonds to support and
stimulate the economy, as it has in the last few
years. The survey was conducted between
Aug. 2 and Aug. 24, before the Federal
Reserve announced a third round of bond
buying on Sept. 13.
Just 53 percent of the economists said that
the action already undertaken by the Fed,
known as quantitative easing, has been a suc-
There is also a widely shared expectation
that health care costs in the United States will
account for a larger share of GDP in 10 years
than they do at present, assuming that the
Affordable Care Act is not repealed.
Finally, 46 percent of the NABE panel
expects that in five years, the European
Monetary Union will have less than its current
17 member countries. Thats down from more
Economists: U.S. needs more taxes, spending
The biggest economic worry for the
group was not how much to raise taxes or how to trim the
budget.The problem cited was indecision: 87 percent of the
economists believe that uncertainty about what direction
Washington will take is holding back the economic recovery.
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Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
prohibit unions from using payroll deductions
for political contributions, is being heavily
fought by the California Teachers Association.
The CTA alone has contributed $16 million to
the No on 32 campaign.
The Yes on 32 campaign has raised a total
of more than $8 million.
Despite being a former California
Democratic legislator, Romero is a proponent
of Proposition 32.
The proposition would also prohibit corpo-
rations from contributing directly to political
campaigns, however, the main debate has
been over how this law would affect unions.
CTAs inuence
As a politician who wanted to reform the
prison and education systems, Romero said
she took on the biggest political interests in
California, including the CTA.
Romero supports Proposition 32 because
she wants to limit the inuence of special
interests in politics. The teachers unions, for
example, have major influence over the
Democratic Party, she said.
She gave an example of a time she feels the
CTA had an unfair inuence over state law-
makers: an incident in which a teacher in the
Los Angeles Unified School District was
caught abusing children. The law required a
lengthy process to fire the teacher, said
In response to this incident, state Sen. Alex
Padilla, D-Van Nuys, proposed legislation he
claimed would speed up the process for ring
a teacher who had been accused of serious
I support the right to due process, said
Romero. But we also have to [consider] the
interests of the children. The law was sup-
ported by the Los Angeles mayor and school
board, but was defeated by the unions, argued
The teachers union killed it, she said.
The Assembly, which is beholden to the
CTA, remained silent.
The bill died in committee because too
many legislators abstained from the vote.
Thats what signied that they are afraid,
said Romero.
But the CTA, along with other California
teachers unions, claim that Senate Bill 1530
would have gutted teachers due process
That particular bill was just bad policy,
said CTA Vice President Eric Heins.
The CTA offered many amendments to
Senate Bill 1530. These amendments would
have solved the issues of time and cost of dis-
missing teachers that the bills author was
claiming to address, said Heins. But Padilla
rejected the CTAs amendments, Heins said.
The problem was that politics was driving
policy, said Heins, who believes Padilla was
just trying to cover for his district rather than
reform the education system.
Balancing political power
Proposition 32 would cut the money
whether from corporations or unions that
keeps politicians controlled by powerful inter-
ests, said Romero.
The Daily Journal asked Romero whether
Proposition 32 would disproportionately dis-
enfranchise unions, which primarily raise
political money through payroll deductions.
She replied that the political inuence of
unions versus corporations is not the issue.
This is about 38 million Californians, she
said. This is about people who are just sick
and tired of the dysfunction.
Julie Lind of the San Mateo County Labor
Council argued that it does matter whether the
proposition creates a level political playing
eld for unions and corporations.
The proposition would only weaken the
political power of unions and this would hurt
working people, she said. The money raised
through payroll deductions is used to reach
out to union members, she added.
Its not just losing the ability to contribute
to candidates, said Lind. Its losing the abil-
ity to communicate with members about
which candidates will be advocates for work-
ing people.
One-two punch
When asked whether unions should be con-
sidered special interests, Lind said, I think
working people are my special interest.
Unions impact the lives of all working men
and women by advocating for workplace safe-
ty standards and fair wages, she said. Union
members are worried that if Proposition 32
passes, it will be the rst step in a one-two
punch. Then the next step would be corporate
campaigns to take away workers rights.
The proposition would limit unions ability
to stand up to future campaigns to extend the
eight-hour workday, or to take away family
medical leave, said Lind.
This is the ght of our lives, she said.
The next step could be losing collective bar-
Follow the money
Both sides of Proposition 32 have claimed
that if voters simply follow the money in
this campaign, they will see its true colors.
A single political donor in California gave
$16 million to ght Proposition 32, said
Romero, alluding to the CTA. The No on
Prop. 32 campaign, has raised $37.6 million,
more than four times Yes on Prop. 32,
according the campaign finance website
The CTA has spent millions on this cam-
paign because, Prop. 32 is a very effective
attack on working people, said CTA Vice
President Heins.
He pointed to the wealthy individuals who
are funding the Yes campaign including
Palo Alto physicist Charles Munger Jr. and
Thomas Siebel, chairman of nancial rm
First Virtual Group, based in Palo Alto.
[Proposition 32] would cripple unions, but
not these people who are exempt from it, he
said. Thats why we call it the special
exemptions act.
A recent $4 million donation was made to
the Yes campaign by the American Future
Fund, which has been linked to the out-of-
state billionaire Koch brothers, said Heins.
For more information on Yes on Prop. 32
For No on Prop. 32 visit stopspecialex-
Continued from page 1
PROP. 32
Prohibits unions and corporations from
using payroll-deducted funds for political
Allows for employees to annually
volunteer contributions to employer
committees or unions;
Prohibits corporations or unions from
writing checks directly to political
campaigns; and
Prohibits government contractors from
contributing to elected ofcials who make
decisions regarding their contracts.
Whats in Prop. 32
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Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
Menlo offense
on a hot streak
By Julio Lara
The Menlo College football team
is the middle of a team-wide stay in
that awesome place known as, the
Offense, defense, special teams,
coaching staff everything the
Oaks touch nowadays turns to gold.
The exciting thing for us is, said
Menlo head coach Mark Speckman,
we can get better. Weve played
great but were just scratching the
surface. Were going to get better.
When you start dissecting the
numbers from last weekends 59-13
drubbing of the University of La
Verne, getting better sounds scary.
Consider that, in Saturdays big
win, the Oaks racked up a school
record 491 yards rushing and 635
total the latter being the second
best performance in school history.
And that came a week after the
Oaks put up 56 points all in the
first half against Occidental
The week before, I thought (La
Verne) contained a pretty good
Whitworth offense, Speckman said
about last Saturdays opponent. So
they denitely had our attention.
They play real aggressive defense.
We were denitely worried. I was
pretty condent we would win, but
sometimes when you start getting
those numbers that we got, its exe-
cution, a little luck and things just
started going our way.
The Oaks came to life after La
Verne scored on the opening drive
it was like the Leopards awak-
ened a sleeping offensive giant.
From that point on, Menlo could not
be stopped.
I dont think its quite as much as
when youre a player, Speckman
said when asked if he feels like hes
in a bit of a play-calling zone.
There are some things where we
kind of got into a rhythm that we
were popping some things. We
guessed right a couple times on
some situational things. But there
was also some points in the game
where I thought we called some bad
See MENLO, Page 18
ast week, John Mylod, host
of Inside the P.A.L. on
KCEA, asked local media
members to make predictions about
how the three divisions in the
Peninsula Athletic League would
shake out. He also asked us to
include some players to watch and
any dark horse teams on which to
keep an eye.
My dark horse team was Mills.
Crazy, I know, but after watching
the Vikings in their season opener, a
14-14 tie against Galileo, I just felt
like something was brewing in
Millbrae, despite the fact they let a
win slip through their hands.
So far, the Vikings are making me
look good, especially coming off a
56-24 shellacking of Harker
Saturday afternoon.
No, that is not a typo. A team that
has struggled to score points the last
three seasons had its biggest offen-
sive output in 11 years, since they
hung 55 on Carlmont during the
2001 season. The win over Harker
gives Mills a 2-1-1 overall record,
its rst winning record four weeks
into the season since 2003, when the
Vikings went a perfect 10-0 during
the regular season and captured the
PALs Ocean Division title with a
spotless 7-0 mark.
New coach Mike Krieger knows a
thing or two about winning football
games at Mills. He served as an
assistant under his brother Barrett
Krieger from 2003 to 2006, during
which time Mills won two division
What has been the turnaround so
far this season?
The players are buying in (to
what were teaching them), Krieger
told Daily Journal reporter Julio
Lara following Saturdays win.
It also helps to have some talent
and running back Antonio Jeffrey is
oozing with it right now following a
364-yard, six-touchdown perform-
a n c e
against the
E a g l e s .
Much like
the rest of
the team,
Jeffrey has
gotten bet-
ter as the
season has
gone on.
He looked
t ent at i ve
and hesi-
tant in the
s e a s o n
opener against Galileo. Now, he and
the Vikings are playing with a ton of
A lot of that has to do with the
work Krieger and his coaching staff
are doing with the team. When
Krieger took the Mills position this
past spring, he told the Daily
Journal, I would like to go 5-5.
Within that, 3-2, 2-3 in league
would be a nice building block.
Hopefully we can get this program
Krieger and the Vikings are near-
ly halfway to their goal, needing
three more wins out of their nal six
See LOUNGE, Page 18
Mills football
is on the rise
By Julio Lara
Two seasons ago, Crystal
Springs Uplands Schools Hannah
Kaiser suffered a back injury that
nagged her sophomore and junior
campaigns on the volleyball court.
So, its a bit of poetic justice that
two games into the West Bay
Athletic League season Kaiser has
put the Gryphons on her back and
carried them to a 2-0 start and 9-1
I think we talked at the end of
last year about coming in
stronger, said Crystal Springs
head coach Steve Cavella about
Kaisers start to the 2012 volley-
ball campaign. Coming in, I
expected her to have a great sea-
son. When we started practice, she
looked really strong, jumping
much higher, hitting much harder.
Its not only with attacking, shes
also been a great passer. Shes a
strong blocker. Were not the
biggest team in the world, but she
denitely has stepped up for us.
Shes a well-rounded player.
Kaiser had a well-rounded week
for the Gryphons. A couple of
days after leading Crystal Springs
to a win at the Santa Clara tourna-
ment, No. 11 put on a show
against Pinewood in the WBAL
opener. She then one-upped her-
self against a tough Kings
Academy squad. Both matches
resulted in wins for the Gryphons.
For her efforts, Kaiser is the
San Mateo Daily Journal
Athlete of the Week.
Shes had a great season so
far, Cavella said, crediting Kaiser
for working hard to get back to
100 percent following that back
injury two seasons ago. She real-
ly worked out hard in the off-sea-
son. She spent a lot of time in the
weight room getting stronger. And
since the beginning of the season,
shes just really been on (and)
playing well.
In the game against Pinewood,
Kaiser and the Gryphons handled
their division rivals quite effort-
lessly. Kaiser led her team with 19
kills and added 14 digs. More
impressively, her kill total came
on only 33 attempts. For the sea-
son, Cavella said Kaiser is hitting
See KAISER, Page 18
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Niners look to bounce back after loss
By Janie McCauley
SAN FRANCISCO Last year, Jim
Harbaugh got to know San Francisco safety
Donte Whitner well during a week in Ohio in
the middle of the season. And so many others,
Perhaps a little bit of bonding time together
across the country will be good for
Harbaughs 49ers right now after a mistake-
lled 24-13 loss Sunday at Minnesota. It was
a rare moment in which the Niners were out-
played on both sides of the ball.
The 49ers (2-1) are practicing this week at
Youngstown State to avoid a return trip to the
West Coast before facing the New York Jets
on Sunday. Its another destination training
camp of sorts just like last season. It even
came at the same time in late September, with
the 49ers then atop the NFC West at 2-1.
We got very close and thats kind of where
we got into our groove last season, left tack-
le Joe Staley said.
The plan seemed to work after that 2011
stay in eastern Ohio: San Francisco rallied
from a 20-0 decit to stun the Eagles 24-23 in
Philadelphia a week after a win in Cincinnati.
After the thriller in Philly, Harbaugh said:
Thanks Youngstown, youve been good to us.
Thats as good a win as I can ever remember
being a part of.
Harbaugh, for one, felt his body clock
became acclimated to East Coast time. He
wont speak for his players.
We felt like it was a good thing then, he
said Monday in Ohio. (You) take out the air
travel somewhere in the neighborhood of
eight hours of ight time in what would be a
ve-day period. Thats one of the biggest
ones. Also the ability to be here as a team in a
unique way during the season, the advantages
that the town provides the facilities at
Youngstown State University are excellent.
As has been the case since Harbaugh
arrived with much fanfare from Stanford in
January 2011, his players are on board with
the schedule even if it means being away
from family and friends for a week. Yet
Harbaugh points to the handful of 49ers who
will have a chance to get home to their fami-
lies in Ohio and on the East Coast this week.
I like that. Here, we get to go home after
practice, Frank Gore said, speaking of the
Santa Clara team headquarters. We go to
Youngstown, after practice were all in the
same hotels. I think that makes your team
On Monday, Harbaugh met Hall of Famer
Jim Brown for the rst time when they had
lunch at the team hotel in Boardman. Brown,
who knows the 49ers York ownership family,
was in town on business and met informally
with Harbaugh, general manager Trent Baalke
and some players.
Gore was one of them, Harbaugh said.
All the running backs made a point to
shake hands and take picture and ask ques-
tions, he said. It was an honor. It was
enlightening. I learned some good things,
talking to Mr. Brown. My family, especially
my dad, has always been a big fan of Jim
Brown. We covered several topics. Learned
more about him, his story, how he saw the
game. How he sees the game right now. That
he loves football. And that he has a deep abid-
ing respect for it. And hes someone that
wants to see others benet from what he
knows. So, not hoarding that knowledge, but
sharing it.
Knowing Harbaugh, he will nd a way to
weave some of that information into his con-
versations with the team this week ahead of
facing the Jets (2-1).
Quarterback Alex Smith certainly will be
eager to get back on the practice eld after
throwing his rst interception late in the
Same goes for Gore, who was held to 63
yards on 12 carries and lost a fumble in the
fourth quarter.
Smith had gone a franchise-best 249
straight passes without throwing a pick. He
wound up 24 for 35 for 204 yards and a 1-yard
touchdown pass to Vernon Davis on Sunday.
Didnt execute, bad execution, especially
on the offense side, Smith said. Leaving too
much in the red zone. Didnt get into a
rhythm. Continually putting ourselves in third
down situations, makes for a long day.
While Harbaugh didnt share specifics
about what he said to his team after losing to
the Vikings, he made it clear his team will be
ready for the next one Sunday against Tim
Tebow and the Jets at the Meadowlands.
What we believe in is pretty consistent.
You nd something to believe in and go to
work on that, Harbaugh said. What we
believe in is preparation. We go to work and
we attack it. Thats our message. ... We didnt
play our best. Well look at the ways to go to
work and x that players, coaches thats
something were shouldered with doing.
Thats our responsibility to get that done.
Notes: LB Patrick Willis (sprained ankle)
and NT Isaac Sopoaga (leg) each had X-rays
that were negative. Yeah, turned out good for
both of those guys, Harbaugh said. ... The
49ers announced that SAP would be the
founding partner of the new stadium thats
under construction adjacent to the Santa Clara
San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith reacts
to throwing an interception in Sundays 24-
13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
SEATTLE In a bizarre ending that
capped a tough weekend for replacement of-
cials, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay
Packers 14-12 on Monday night.
Russell Wilson threw a disputed 24-yard
touchdown pass to Golden Tate on the nal
play of the game, a game that nally ended 10
minutes later when both teams were brought
back on the eld for the extra point.
Wilson scrambled from the pocket and threw
to the corner of the end zone as the clock
expired. Tate shoved Green Bays Sam Shields
out of the way, then wrestled with M.D.
Jennings for possession. It was ruled on the
eld as a touchdown and after a lengthy
review, referee Wayne Elliott came out from
under the hood and announced the ruling on
the eld stands and CenturyLink Field erupt-
ed in celebration.
It was nearly 10 minutes before the teams
were brought back for the extra point.
The nal decision is only going to fuel
debate about the replacement ofcials coming
off a weekend lled with disputed calls.
None will be debated more than this one.
Seattle (2-1) won its second straight, while
Green Bay (1-2) and saw its streak of wins in
six straight road openers snapped.
Wilsons heave came at the end of a nal
frantic drive after Seattle had previously
missed on a fourth-down attempt from the
Green Bay 7 with 2 minutes left. The turnover
on downs appeared to end Seattles hopes and
cap an impressive second-half comeback by
the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, who was
sacked eight times all in the rst half.
Seattle beats
Packers in
stunning end
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Josh Dubow
ALAMEDA The Oakland Raiders had
something more meaningful to celebrate on
Monday than their rst win under a new
Wide receiver Darrius
Heyward-Bey was
released from the hospital
a day after being knocked
out by a helmet-to-helmet
hit and is expected to
make a full recovery.
Heyward-Bey suffered a
concussion and a strained
neck on the scary hit from
Pittsburgh safety Ryan
Mundy that stopped the
game Sunday for more than 10 minutes as
Heyward-Bey had to regain consciousness
before being carted off the eld and taken to
the hospital.
There was no penalty called on the play by
the replacement ofcials.
Heyward-Bey spent the night in the hospital
for observation and went home Monday,
where he is resting. Coach Dennis Allen said
Heyward-Bey sounded tired when he talked
with him and there is no word on when he will
be cleared to return to the eld.
The concussion is obviously the bigger
issue than anything else right now, Allen said.
Hes a guy that were going to have to con-
tinue to evaluate and see where hes at. We
were all pleased to see that it wasnt anything
severe as far as neck injury or anything like
The injury happened early in the fourth
quarter of Oaklands 34-31 victory over the
Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Heyward-Bey
was running across the end zone to catch a
pass from Carson Palmer when Mundy
launched his body and lowered his helmet into
Heyward-Beys facemask.
Heyward-Beys neck jerked violently and
his head also crashed into the ground as he lost
consciousness. The pass was incomplete.
Mundy said after the game that he did not
intentionally lead with his helmet and felt bad
that another player was injured.
Allen said he did not believe there was any
intent to injure on Mundys part.
Its the game of football, Allen said. I
dont think people are trying to go out there
and hurt people. The safety was playing the
game fast and physical. Its a tough game to
play when youre making split-second deci-
sions on how you play the game. Its the unfor-
tunate things that happen in this game but we
move on from it.
Heyward-Beys eyes were shut for 10 min-
utes as trainers attended to him as he lay
motionless. He was strapped to a table and
placed on a cart. As the cart started to leave the
eld, he raised his right hand to roaring cheers.
It was tough, Allen said. I was actually
out on the eld watching everything as it took
place. And it was a scary situation, and were
blessed and were fortunate that hes going to
be ne. Thats part of this game that we play
and its a tough part of the game, but were
happy that Darrius is going to be ne.
While Allen said it was a judgment call and
did not blame the substitute ofcials who are
calling games because the NFL has locked out
the regulars, fans at the Coliseum started a
derogatory chant aimed at the ofcials and
some Raiders players complained.
"Obviously the refs, sometimes theyre
going to make the calls, sometimes theyre
not, receiver Derek Hagan said after the
game. I denitely dont want to rip into them,
but I really felt like it was one of those calls
that shouldve been made. But they didnt
throw the ag, they missed, it. Sometimes
theyre going to miss calls and its very unfor-
tunate that a teammate of ours is down and
Heyward-Bey has nine catches for 98 yards
and a touchdown this season. With his status
up in the air, Allen said the team may need to
look at bringing in another receiver this week.
Heyward-Bey wasnt the only Raider to suf-
fer a concussion from a hit by Mundy in the
Heyward-Bey released from hospital
Replacement ofcials are getting to Bill
Belichick, too.
The New England Patriots coach grabbed
the arm of an ofcial as they were leaving the
eld Sunday night after rookie Justin Tuckers
last-second eld goal barely sneaked inside
the right upright, giving Baltimore a 31-30
Belichick said he doesnt expect to be ned
for making contact with the ofcial, although
that usually is NFL policy.
Im not going to comment about that. You
saw the game, Belichick said in his postgame
news conference. What did we have, 30
penalties called in that game?
Actually, it was 10 for 83 yards, fewer than
the Ravens 14 for 135 yards.
Its our job to go out there and control what
we can control, Belichick added. Thats
what were going to try to work on. Talk to the
ofcials about the way they called the game.
Talk to the league about the way they called it.
I dont know. But we just have to go out there
and try to play the best we can.
The kick was close, but replays clearly
showed it was good.
Week 3 produced suspect calls during sev-
eral games, even as the league and the locked
out ofcials union met.
Two people familiar with the talks said the
sides held negotiations Sunday. It was uncer-
tain whether progress was made in an attempt
to reach a new collective bargaining agree-
ment, or when further negotiations would take
The two people spoke to The Associated
Press on condition of anonymity because the
talks are not being made public.
The NFL locked out the ofcials in June
after their contract expired. The league has
been using replacement ofcials, and through
three weeks of the regular season there has
been much criticism over the way some games
are being handled.
Particularly on Sunday.
Replacement ofcials admitted making two
mistakes in Minnesotas victory over San
Francisco, while a few other games included
questionable calls that could have affected the
Referee Ken Roan said he twice granted
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh video challenges
after Harbaugh called timeout in the fourth
quarter. Neither challenge should have been
allowed once Harbaugh asked for time.
What I told him was, Well you challenged
it not knowing what the result of the play was
going to be, Roan said. So I granted him
the challenge and we went and looked at it.
That was wrong. I should not have.
Both mistakes happened in the span of six
plays in Minnesotas 24-13 upset of the 49ers.
My interpretation of it was that he could do
that based upon the time factors and not
knowing it was a challengeable play to begin
with when he called timeout, Roan said. If
you dont have a timeout to lose, you cant
make a challenge.
Earlier Sunday, the NFL players union sent
an open letter to team owners calling for an
end to the lockout.
In the Lions-Titans and Bengals-Redskins
games, officials marched off too much
yardage on penalties.
Lions linebacker Stephen Tullochs helmet-
to-helmet hit on Craig Stevens wound up as a
27-yard penalty in Tennessees 44-41 over-
time win. In OT, from the Titans 44, Jake
Locker passed to Stevens over the middle for
a 24-yard gain and Tulloch was agged for the
hit. Fourteen yards were added to the end of
the play, which then was reviewed and over-
turned because the ball hit the ground.
However, the penalty still is enforced.
Instead of 15 yards, ofcials marked it off
from the Detroit 44 the wrong spot.
As soon as the play was declared incom-
plete it becomes a rst down and it becomes
15 yards from the play before, Lions coach
Jim Schwartz said.
The Redskins were penalized 20 yards
instead of 15 for unsportsmanlike conduct in
the nal seconds of their 38-31 loss.
Uproar over NFL refs continues
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Scutaro is no castoff or mist. Not
even close.
It just so happens he is having a
major impact as part of San
Franciscos run into the playoffs
the 2012 version of Cody Ross, if
you will. Scutaro does it all: reliable
defense, timely hitting, mentoring
of younger teammates.
The Giants plucked Ross off
waivers in August two years ago and
watched him capture MVP honors
in the NL championship series and
help lead them to that long-awaited
rst World Series title since moving
West in 1958. He was one of those
castoffs and mists as manager
Bruce Bochy referred to them.
The well-traveled Scutaro is
another late addition by general
manager Brian Sabean to pay huge
dividends down the stretch for the
NL West champions. The 36-year-
old inelder is headed back to the
postseason for the rst time since
his 2006 Oakland Athletics team got
swept by the Tigers in the AL cham-
pionship series.
Its been fun. Its been great,
Scutaro said. Its been a good situ-
ation. Its always fun to win. Just to
have the opportunity to be in the
playoffs, thats a lot. Just not for me,
for any player. We all prepare hard,
we work hard in the offseason to
have the opportunity to be in this sit-
uation, to be in the playoffs. Its
priceless to get this opportunity.
Theres no question Scutaro is
among the best mid-season pickups
of the summer.
Hes definitely up there. If hes
not the best, hes amongst the top
two, first baseman Brandon Belt
said. It seems like he doesnt
ever get out. Hes even better
when he has two strikes on him,
which is awesome.
Not only does Scutaro have an
uncanny knack for clutch hits, the
utility inelder lled an enormous
need at second base and in the No. 2
hole. He delivered with three hits
and three RBIs in an 8-4 victory
over the San Diego Padres on
Saturday night as the Giants
clinched their second division
crown in three years.
You know what his nickname is?
They call him Blockbuster,
Giants CEO Larry Baer said. Hes
been amazing.
Blockbuster is a bit of a not-so-
inside joke, a reference to the rela-
tive bargain Scutaro represents for
as much as he has contributed in a
mere two months to put the Giants
back in prime position for another
special Orange October, as they
have taken to calling the playoffs.
Hes been unbelievable, short-
stop Brandon Crawford said.
Everything he swings at, it seems
like its a base hit. Hes a profes-
sional hitter. He takes pitches that
he doesnt like and swings at good
pitches, and doesnt swing through
anything. Hes fun to watch.
Scutaro has hits in 44 of his 53
games since the Giants acquired
him from the Colorado Rockies on
July 27. He is batting .304 overall
with a career-high 68 RBIs .361
with 38 RBIs and a team-best 78
hits since joining San Francisco.
The Giants took on just $2.1 mil-
lion of Scutaros salary, and he has
more than made it worthwhile.
Especially when compared to the
Los Angeles Dodgers spending
spree to move much of the Red Sox
roster across the country.
Ill tell you an interesting story.
When I called Colorado and nal-
ized the deal and talked to (GM)
Dan ODowd, he raved about this
guy, Sabean said. We did a lot of
work on him but as far as the offen-
sive output, were probably all sur-
prised at the relative consistency.
This guys known around the
league. If you watch his at-bats,
theyre incredibly professional. Hes
got a nose for an RBI. Colorado
knew what they were losing and I
actually thanked Dan for allowing
us to make the trade within the divi-
sion very fortunate to happen.
Scutaro, who also has matched his
career-best hitting streak of 12
games, has certainly done his part to
earn himself a nice pay day moving
forward. He can become a free
agent after the season.
I take a lot of pride in my hitting,
because for me thats the tougher
thing to do, he said. You just try to
go out there and not give any at-bats
away. Its easy to say and hard to do.
When you get like 600, 700 at-bats
a year, there are going to be more
bad ones than good ones.
Scutaros presence also has pro-
vided plenty for clubhouse chem-
istry, which is evident most days
when the Venezuelans locker is sur-
rounded by a handful of his Latino
teammates as he tosses out jokes or
stories to keep everybody loose.
Its incredible what some of
these guys individually are doing,
pitcher Barry Zito said. Just look at
This team has an ideal mix of
chemistry and talent, youth and
experience. Hunter Pence came to
the Giants from the Phillies three
days after Scutaro, on July 30, and
he has driven in 37 runs in 50
You can tell since Day 1 theres a
group of guys in here, a great club-
house, great teammates, Scutaro
said. It didnt take me too long to
get used to this. On the other hand,
things are clicking. We started play-
ing as a team good defense, good
offense, good pitching thats
when you start getting good results.
Sometimes clicking just happens.
Chemistry sometimes is hard to
Scutaro was long a super-sub in
four seasons across the bay with the
As, lling in wherever he was need-
ed in the ineld and, on occasion,
as an outelder. Scutaro played 137
games during his rst season with
Oakland in 2004 and never more
than that for the As. Yet even there,
in the early stages of his career,
Scutaro became known for his
game-winning hits.
Playing time, thats something
Scutaro has tried not to worry about
over the years, determined to make
something happen when he is on the
eld while also not trying to do too
I always felt when I was in the
lineup more often I was a better
player, he said. Sometimes you
just cant control those decisions,
just be ready and wait for your
opportunity. I always thank the As
for giving me an opportunity to play
in the big leagues. Thats when
everything started. If I didnt get an
opportunity I probably would be in
Triple-A or somewhere else than
Scutaros steady production has
been a surprise to everyone.
Theres no panic in him, Bochy
said. I know hes done a great job
for us lately, but if you look at his
past, his history, hes had a great
career. At his age, to go out there
every day its pretty impressive.
And Scutaro hopes to help keep
this roll going for another month.
Its always fun when you win,
he said, smiling, then headed out-
side to get to work.
Scutaro a huge mid-season addition for Giants
Marco Scutaro has had a big impact on the Giants since coming over from
Colorado. He is hitting .361 as a Giant with a team-best 78 hits.
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
STANFORD Stanford outside hitter
Jordan Burgess has been named the Pac-12
womens volleyball Freshman and Defensive
Player of the Week for Sept. 17-23,
Commissioner Larry Scott announced
Burgess, a native of Fort Myers, Fla., led the
Cardinal to a sweep over California and a win
at Utah in the rst Pac-12 matches of her
career. She averaged 4.57 kills, 4.29 digs, 0.86
blocks and 5.07 points per set in the two
Against Bay Area rival Cal, Burgess record-
ed a match-high 16 kills on 30 attempts with
just two errors to hit .467. She also racked up
13 digs and ve blocks to register her fourth
double-double of the season. In Salt Lake
City, she again led the team with 16 kills and
17 digs for her fth double-double of the year
against the Utes. For the season, Burgess is
averaging more than 3.00 kills (3.05), digs
(3.21) and points per set (3.51).
It is Burgess rst-career weekly honor and
Stanfords 80th all-time. Burgess is the sec-
ond Cardinal this season to earn freshman of
the week accolades, after teammate Madi
Bugg won the award on Sept. 10.
The seventh-ranked Cardinal remains on the
road this week, traveling to the desert to face
Arizona and Arizona State.
Stanford wins Pac-12
womens soccer opener
Courtney Verloo had a goal and an assist
within a seven-minute span of the second half
to spark No. 3 Stanford to a 3-0 victory over
Arizona State in a Pac-12 womens soccer
opener before 1,815 at Laird Q. Cagan
Stadium over the weekend.
Goalkeepers Aly Gleason and junior Emily
Oliver combined on the shutout for Stanford
(7-1-1 overall, 1-0 in the Pac-12), which
extended its shutout streak to ve matches
a total of 503 minutes, 19 seconds. It was the
rst appearance of the season for Oliver, a
2011 third-team All-American, who had been
injured. She entered at the outset of the second
half and made one of the Cardinals three
Arizona State (4-5-1, 0-1) outshot Stanford
6-5 in the rst half, but the Cardinal turned on
the pressure in the second and outshot ASU,
14-2, during that span.
Natalie Griffen gave Stanford a boost of the
bench by scoring her team-leading fth goal
of the season. A pair of short passes from
Verloo and Chioma Ubogagu set up Griffen
behind the defense for an open shot in the
56th minute.
Stanford increased its lead in the 63rd
minute on a Verloo penalty kick after Loeau
LaBonta was fouled in the penalty area. In the
84th minute, Taylor McCann, the former
Burlingame Panther and Daily Journal Girls
Soccer Player of the Year, scored her rst goal
of the season on a rebound after Griffens
breakaway shot was blocked by Sun Devil
goalkeeper Chandler Morris. Verloos goal
was her third in as many games.
Stanford, the three-time defending confer-
ence champion, won its 32nd consecutive
Pac-10/12 match and extended its home
unbeaten streak to 59.
Burgess named Pac-12 Freshman and Defensive Player of the Week
Stanford womens soccer opens with shutout of ASU, former Panther McCann scores
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
things and put the guys in non-advantageous situations. Really,
its mostly your preparation going into the game. We havent
had to alter too much. But you call a play and the guy goes 70
yards and you feel like a genius.
One of the many guys on a tear recently is young Brandon
Bell, who ran for 184 yards on only eight carries.
Hes just learning college football but he is real stocky, fast,
tough to tackle and hes got that natural instinct when hes
in the open eld, hes gone, Speckman said. Hes got the
speed and the vision that makes for a really good back. Hes
got the potential to have a monster career here at Menlo. Were
excited about him.
The Oaks should be in the last three games, Bell
amassed 408 on the ground.
But not to be overlooked is a Menlo defense that is setting
the table. In Saturdays win, following a La Verne touchdown
and an Oaks kickoff return for a score, the Menlo defense
intercepted a pass that set them up with a short eld.
Really the whole game plan is letting the defense win it for
us, Speckman said. Thats where our better players are, the
more experienced players ... theyre playing really well. Its
just our offense that has been putting up some pretty circus
numbers. The defense kind of ignited that.
Menlo is also on re at home. Theyre 2-0 at Conner Field
and have outscored their opponents 115-19.
Its kind of a funky place, Speckman said. Its got a great
game day atmosphere. More than that, I think its we played
our rst three games on the road and we were so anxious to get
home. Weve had a chance to get rolling and it kind of
becomes a feeding frenzy, everyone just starts jumping in and
making plays. Theres just an excitement. Now everyone
expects to make a big play.
Continued from page 11
games to reach the .500 mark. No one in the
Lake Division is going to run away with the
division title last year, Capuchino,
Carlmont and El Camino all nished in a
three-way tie. Having seen Capuchino,
Carlmont and Mills already this season, there
is no reason to think the Vikings cant be in
the mix for a division title this season.
Because Im a sports writer, family and
friends often come to me with questions about
fantasy football and wagering on the NFL.
Im always hesitant to offer advice because I
dont want to be blamed if things go wrong.
Besides, just because I write about sports,
why would I have any more inside informa-
tion than anyone else?
This past weekend is a prime example why
I dont bet on the NFL. I was in the Reno area
this weekend, visiting my parents and brother.
With the 49ers playing Minnesota and the
Raiders facing off against Pittsburgh, I gured
it would be a slam dunk to put some action on
those games. After all, there was no way the
Niners were going to lose to the Vikings or
the Raiders could beat the Steelers, right?
Good thing I didnt waste my money as the
results were reverse of what I thought the out-
comes would be. The 49ers were at from the
opening whistle in an 11-point loss, while the
Raiders showed a lot of fortitude in rallying
from a 10-point, fourth-quarter decit.
Following San Franciscos opening-week
win over Green Bay, a local Bay Area sports
columnist I forget which one, so I apolo-
gize for not giving proper credit said on
Twitter something to the effect of: the win
over the Packers now allows the 49ers to lose
a should-win game.
I dont think anyone expected that loss to
come in Week 3. After big wins over the
Packers and Detroit Lions, I have no doubt the
49ers were looking past the Vikings. This
should now focus them up for the New York
Jets Sunday.
Continued from page 11
above .300 and averaging 5 1/2 kills a set.
We have a pretty young team so shes
really taken a lot of the offensive load for us
and shes doing great, Cavella said. Shes
been awesome.
Awesome describes Kaisers game against
the Knights of Kings Academy on Friday.
No. 11 went off for 28 kills in a four-set vic-
tory to move the Gryphons to 2-0 in league
I think part of it is experience, Cavella
said when asked what the key to Kaisers
start has been. I think each year shes just
gotten better. Shes seeing the court better,
shes just really developed into a smart offen-
sive player. In the past, she made more hit-
ting errors and shes making better decisions.
Shes playing really smart and shes seeing
the court better than she has in the past.
Kaisers defensive game has been a staple
since her freshman year where she was a
Shes always been a good defender,
Cavella said. Shes always just had a good
sense of being able to read [the opposing
offense] and put herself in the right spot. She
really sees the hitter, what theyre going to
do, where theyre going to hit. And she works
hard, too theres a lot of extra hustle.
At 2-0, Kaiser and Crystal Springs are set
for a solid run through the WBAL. But if
theyre to experience CCS-quality success at
years end, Kaiser must continue providing
the offense and senior leadership.
I think first and foremost, she works
extremely hard at practice, Cavella said.
And I think she leads by example. I think a
lot of the younger kids see how hard shes
working and that kind of sets the tone on and
off the court. Shes definitely developed as a
leader. She was always a good player but
wasnt in a leadership position. But from the
time we started the season until now, shes
really embraced becoming a leader.
Continued from page 11
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As let a game slip away, fall five back
ARLINGTON, Texas Adrian
Beltre singled home the winning run
in the ninth inning and the Texas
Rangers rallied past Oakland 5-4 on
Monday night to stretch their AL
West lead over the Athletics to ve
games with nine to play.
Beltre, whose 35th homer tied the
score in the seventh, grounded a
sharp single through the middle of
the ineld off Tyson Ross (2-11) in
the ninth, bringing home pinch-run-
ner Craig Gentry to end the opener
of a four-game series.
The Rangers got the inning start-
ed with consecutive singles by
Mitch Moreland and Ian Kinsler
before Elvis Andrus sacrice bunt.
Josh Hamilton, who had already hit
his major league-best 43rd homer
after missing the previous five
games with a cornea issue, was
intentionally walked to load the
bases for Beltre.
Joe Nathan (3-4), the sixth
Rangers pitcher, struck out two in
the ninth. That included a strikeout
of Seth Smith as Stephen Drew was
caught stealing to end the inning.
It was the rst of seven meetings
in the last 10 days of the regular sea-
son between the two-time defending
American League champion
Rangers and As, who have lost six
of seven after winning 17 of their
previous 21 games.
Oakland has a two-game lead
over the idle Los Angeles Angels for
the second AL wild card.
Beltre hit a two-run homer with
two outs in the seventh to tie the
game at 4, a shot that came with
Hamilton on base.
As rookie right-hander Dan
Straily struck out eight and left with
a 4-2 lead after 6 2-3 innings with
Hamilton due to bat and the bases
Dean Blevins walked Hamilton,
the only batter he faced, before Pat
Neshek gave up the two-run drive to
It was Neshek who allowed Raul
Ibanezs tying, two-run homer to
cap a four-run 13th inning Saturday
by the AL East-leading New York
Yankees, who then won on a two-
out error in the 14th a game that
Ross also lost.
Hamilton hit a 441-foot solo
homer in the fth that landed in the
second deck of seats high above the
Rangers bullpen in right-center to
get Texas within 3-2.
Josh Donaldson and Yoenis
Cespedes homered for Oakland, and
Cliff Pennington had an RBI single
in the sixth.
Donaldson lined a two-run shot
deep into the left-eld seats in the
second off Derek Holland.
Cespedes hit a two-out solo homer,
his 21st, for a 3-1 lead an inning
Holland pitched only three
innings, his shortest outing since
May 30 when the left-hander gave
up eight runs over 1 2-3 innings in
the Rangers 21-8 home loss to
The Rangers got an unearned run
in the second when Michael Young
was hit by a pitch before
Donaldsons error at third base.
Young scored on Morelands bloop
single that ended a string of 24 con-
secutive at-bats by the Rangers with
runners in scoring position without
a hit.
Hamiltons homer was followed
by consecutive doubles by Beltre
and Nelson Cruz that failed to pro-
duce a run.
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at Padres
at Dodgers
at Padres
at Padres
East Division
W L Pct GB
New York 89 64 .582
Baltimore 88 66 .571 1?
Tampa Bay 83 70 .542 6
Boston 69 85 .448 20 1/2
Toronto 67 86 .438 22
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 82 71 .536
Detroit 81 72 .529 1
Kansas City 70 83 .458 12
Minnesota 64 90 .416 18 1/2
Cleveland 63 91 .409 19 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Texas 91 62 .595
Oakland 86 67 .562 5
Los Angeles 84 69 .549 7
Seattle 72 81 .471 19
Monday's Games
Baltimore 4,Toronto 1, 1st game
Detroit 6, Kansas City 2
Toronto 9, Baltimore 5, 2nd game
Texas 5, Oakland 4
Chicago White Sox 5, Cleveland 4
N.Y.Yankees 6, Minnesota 3
Tuesday's Games
Cleveland (Kluber 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Liri-
ano 6-11), 11:10 a.m.
Kansas City (B.Chen 11-12) at Detroit (A.Sanchez 3-
6), 4:05 p.m.
Toronto (Laffey 3-6) at Baltimore (J.Saunders 2-2),
4:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Price 18-5) at Boston (Buchholz 11-6),
4:10 p.m.
Oakland (Milone 13-10) at Texas (Darvish 16-9),
5:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 16-12) at Minnesota
(Vasquez 0-2), 5:10 p.m.
Seattle (Er.Ramirez 1-2) at L.A.Angels (Greinke 5-2),
7:05 p.m.
Wednesday's Games
N.Y.Yankees at Minnesota, 10:10 a.m.
Kansas City at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.
Toronto at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Boston, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland at Texas, 5:05 p.m.
Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 5:10 p.m.
Seattle at L.A. Angels, 7:05 p.m.
East Division
W L Pct GB
z-Washington 93 60 .608
Atlanta 88 65 .575 5
Philadelphia 77 76 .503 16
New York 70 83 .458 23
Miami 66 87 .431 27
Central Division
W L Pct GB
x-Cincinnati 92 61 .601
St. Louis 83 71 .539 9 1/2
Milwaukee 79 74 .516 13
Pittsburgh 75 78 .490 17
Chicago 59 94 .386 33
Houston 50 104 .325 42 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
x-San Francisco 89 64 .582
Los Angeles 79 74 .516 10
Arizona 77 76 .503 12
San Diego 73 80 .477 16
Colorado 59 94 .386 30
z-clinched playoff berth
x-clinched division
Monday's Games
Washington 12, Milwaukee 2
N.Y. Mets 6, Pittsburgh 2
St. Louis 6, Houston 1
Colorado 4, Arizona 2
Tuesday's Games
Washington(Detwiler 10-6) at Philadelphia(Hamels
15-6), 4:05 p.m.
Miami (Eovaldi 4-12) at Atlanta (Medlen 9-1), 4:10
Milwaukee (Fiers 9-8) at Cincinnati (Cueto 18-9),
4:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 11-13) at N.Y. Mets
(McHugh 0-2), 4:10 p.m.
St. Louis (J.Garcia 5-7) at Houston (Harrell 10-10),
5:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Rusin 1-2) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa
0-1), 5:40 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 1-2) at San Diego (Volquez
10-11), 7:05 p.m.
Arizona (Skaggs 1-3) at San Francisco (Lincecum
10-14), 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday's Games
L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 3:35 p.m.
Washington at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.
Miami at Atlanta, 4:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 4:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Houston, 5:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 5:40 p.m.
Arizona at San Francisco, 7:15 p.m.
N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 81 75
Buffalo 2 1 0 .667 87 79
New England 1 2 0 .333 82 64
Miami 1 2 0 .333 65 66
Houston 3 0 0 1.000 88 42
Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 52 70
Tennessee 1 2 0 .333 67 113
Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 61 83
Baltimore 2 1 0 .667 98 67
Cincinnati 2 1 0 .667 85 102
Pittsburgh 1 2 0 .333 77 75
Cleveland 0 3 0 .000 57 75
San Diego 2 1 0 .667 63 51
Denver 1 2 0 .333 77 77
Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 68 99
Oakland 1 2 0 .333 61 88
Dallas 2 1 0 .667 47 54
Philadelphia 2 1 0 .667 47 66
N.Y. Giants 2 1 0 .667 94 65
Washington 1 2 0 .333 99 101
Atlanta 3 0 0 1.000 94 48
Tampa Bay 1 2 0 .333 60 67
Carolina 1 2 0 .333 52 79
New Orleans 0 3 0 .000 83 102
Minnesota 2 1 0 .667 70 59
Chicago 2 1 0 .667 74 50
Green Bay 1 2 0 .333 57 54
Detroit 1 2 0 .333 87 94
Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 67 40
San Francisco 2 1 0 .667 70 65
Seattle 2 1 0 .667 57 39
St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 60 78
Seattle 14, Green Bay 12
Thursday, Sep. 27
Cleveland at Baltimore, 5:20 p.m.
Sunday, Sep. 30
Tennessee at Houston, 10 a.m.
PeninsulaAthletic League
Sacred Heart Prep 4-0
Aragon 3-0
Burlingame 2-2
Menlo-Atherton 2-2
Terra Nova 2-2
Half Moon Bay 1-3
Sequoia 3-0
Menlo School 3-0
Woodside 1-2
Jefferson 1-3
South City 1-3
Kings Academy 0-4
Mills 2-1-1
Carlmont 1-2
El Camino 1-2
Capuchino 1-3
San Mateo 0-3
Hillsdale 0-4
West Catholic Athletic League
Serra 3-0
Mitty 3-0
Riordan 3-0
Bellarmine 2-1
St. Ignatius 2-1
Valley Christian 2-1
Sacred Heart Cath. 1-2
St. Francis 1-2
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NDB defeats kings Academy 25-10, 25-11
NDB defeats Fremont 25-14, 25-15
NDB defeats Hillsdale 25-21, 27-25
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NEW YORK People nervously
waiting around in New York City
hospitals for loved ones to come out
of surgery cant smoke. In a few
months from now, they cant have a
supersized fast-food soda. And
soon, they wont even be able to get
a candy bar out of the vending
machine or a piece of fried chicken
from the cafeteria.
In one of his latest health cam-
paigns, Mayor Michael Bloomberg
is aiming to banish sugary and fatty
foods from both public and private
In recent years, the citys 15 pub-
lic hospitals have cut calories in
patients meals and restricted the
sale of sugary drinks and unhealthy
snacks at vending machines. But
now the city is tackling hospital
cafeteria food, too. And the Healthy
Hospital Food Initiative is
expanding its reach: In
the past year, 16
private hospitals
have signed on.
Earlier this
month, the
city moved
to ban the
sale of big
sodas and
other sugary
drinks at fast-
food restaurants
and theaters,
beginning in March.
Critics say the hospital initiative is
yet another sign that Bloomberg is
running a nanny state, even
though the guidelines are voluntary
and other cities including Boston
have undertaken similar efforts.
Hospitals say it would be hypo-
critical of them to serve unhealthy
food to patients who are often
suffering from obesity and
other health problems.
If theres any
place that
should not
allow smok-
ing or
t r y
to make you eat
healthy, you would think itd be
the hospitals, Bloomberg said
Monday. Were doing what we
should do and youll see, I think,
most of the private hospitals go
along with it.
The cafeteria crackdown will ban
deep fryers, make leafy green salads
a mandatory option and allow only
healthy snacks to be stocked near
the cafeteria entrance and at cash
registers. At least half of all sand-
wiches and salads must be made or
served with whole grains. Half-size
sandwich portions must be available
for sale.
People sometimes right now
dont have healthy options,
said Christine Curtis,
the city Health
Depart ment s
director of
nutrition strate-
gy. So you are
there at 2 in the
morning and maybe
your only choice is soda
and chips.
Marcelle Scott brought her own
chips and soda into the lobby of
Manhattans privately operated St.
Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital there
was no vending machine in sight
as she waited for her daughter to
give birth Monday. It wasnt the rst
time the unemployed security guard
from the Bronx got the munchies
for junk food to keep calm while
awaiting the outcome of a loved
ones medical procedure.
I like my Snickers and my Mars
Bars especially if Im nervous
for somebody whos inside, she
Most hospitals have already over-
hauled their vending machines by
allowing only two types of 12-
ounce high-calorie beverages at
each vending machine and they
must be featured on the lowest rack.
New York City hospitals cracking down on junk food
See HOSPITALS, Page 24
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By Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON A New Mexico-based
company has recalled 76 types of peanut but-
ter and almond butter after a product it sold to
Trader Joes groceries was linked to a salmo-
nella outbreak.
Sunland Inc. recalled the products under
multiple brand names after the Food and Drug
Administration and the federal Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention linked 29 sal-
monella illnesses in 18 states to Trader Joes
Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.
Sunland manufactures and packages the
Trader Joes product.
Sunland spokeswoman Katalin Coburn said
the company recalled the other peanut and
almond butters because they were manufac-
tured with the same equipment as the Trader
Joes product. None of the other products have
been linked to illnesses.
Trader Joes recalled the Creamy Salted
Valencia Peanut Butter from its stores on
Saturday after consultation with the FDA and
the CDC. Coburn said the FDA is currently
inspecting Sunlands plant in Portales, N.M.
Those sickened reported becoming ill
between June 11 and Sept. 2, according to the
CDC. More than three-fourths of those who
became ill were children under the age of 18.
No deaths have been reported.
Salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and
abdominal cramps 12 hours to 72 hours after
infection. It is most dangerous to children, the
elderly and others with weak immune sys-
Brand names included in the recall are
Archer Farms, Earth Balance, Fresh & Easy,
Heinens, Josephs, Natural Value, Naturally
More, Open Nature, Peanut Power Butter,
Serious Food, Snaclite Power, Sprouts
Farmers Market, Sprouts, Sunland and
Dogsbutter. Two additional Trader Joes prod-
ucts are also included in the expanded recall -
Trader Joes Valencia Peanut Butter with
Roasted Flaxseeds and Trader Joes Almond
Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds.
No other Sunland or Trader Joes products
are included in the recall.
Trader Joes peanut, almond
butter recalled for salmonella
Food and Drug Administration and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked
29 salmonella illnesses in 18 states to Trader Joes Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.
By Marilynn Marchione
New research powerfully strengthens the
case against soda and other sugary drinks as
culprits in the obesity epidemic.
A huge, decades-long study involving more
than 33,000 Americans has yielded the rst
clear proof that drinking sugary beverages
interacts with genes that affect weight, ampli-
fying a persons risk of obesity beyond what it
would be from heredity alone.
This means that such drinks are especially
harmful to people with genes that predispose
them to weight gain. And most of us have at
least some of these genes.
In addition, two other major experiments
have found that giving children and teens
calorie-free alternatives to the sugary drinks
they usually consume leads to less weight
Collectively, the results strongly suggest
that sugary drinks cause people to pack on the
pounds, independent of other unhealthy
behavior such as overeating and getting too
little exercise, scientists say.
That adds weight to the push for taxes, por-
tion limits like the one just adopted in New
York City, and other policies to curb con-
sumption of soda, juice drinks and sports bev-
erages sweetened with sugar.
Soda lovers do get some good news: Sugar-
free drinks did not raise the risk of obesity in
these studies.
You may be able to fool the taste and sat-
isfy a sweet tooth without paying a price in
weight, said an obesity researcher with no role
in the studies, Rudy Leibel of Columbia
The studies were being presented Friday at
an obesity conference in San Antonio and
were published online by the New England
Journal of Medicine.
The gene research in particular lls a major
gap in what we know about obesity. It was a
huge undertaking, involving three long-run-
ning studies that separately and collectively
reached the same conclusions. It shows how
behavior combines with heredity to affect how
fat we become.
Having many of these genes does not guar-
antee people will become obese, but if they
drink a lot of sugary beverages, they fulll
that fate, said an expert with no role in the
research, Jules Hirsch of Rockefeller
University in New York. The sweet drinking
and the fatness are going together, and its
more evident in the genetic predisposition
Sugary drinks are the single biggest source
of calories in the American diet, and they are
increasingly blamed for the fact that a third of
U.S. children and teens and more than two-
thirds of adults are obese or overweight.
Consumption of sugary drinks and obesity
rates have risen in tandem - both have more
than doubled since the 1970s in the U.S.
But that doesnt prove that these drinks
cause obesity. Genes, inactivity and eating
fatty foods or just too much food also play a
role. Also, diet research on children is espe-
New studies more
firmly tie sugary
drinks to obesity
See DRINKS, Page 24
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Hospital vending machines have also
swapped out most baked goods for snacks
like granola bars and nuts.
At privately run Monteore Medical Center,
which operates several hospitals in the Bronx,
changes have been under way for a couple of
We took ice cream out of the cafeterias and
began serving more whole grains, said Dr.
Andrew Racine, chief medical ofcer. We
changed white rice to brown rice.
Herbert Padilla, a retired Manhattan hair-
dresser, was sitting a few feet from a giant
coke machine Monday in an outpatient wait-
ing area at St. Lukes-Roosevelt, where he
was undergoing treatment for a nerve disor-
der. He said that in general, he supports efforts
to keep people from overdosing on junk food,
but we shouldnt be forced into this by a hos-
The mayor is going too far with this. Its
ridiculous, he said. Were being told what to
eat and what to drink. Were not living in a
free country anymore.
Continued from page 21
cially tough because kids are growing and nat-
urally gaining weight.
Until now, high-quality experiments have
not conclusively shown that reducing sugary
beverages would lower weight or body fat,
said David Allison, a biostatistician who has
done beverage research at the University of
Alabama at Birmingham, some of it with
industry support.
He said the new studies on children changed
his mind and convinced him that limiting
sweet drinks can make a difference.
In one study, researchers randomly assigned
224 overweight or obese high schoolers in the
Boston area to receive shipments every two
weeks of either the sugary drinks they usually
consumed or sugar-free alternatives, including
bottled water. No efforts were made to change
the youngsters exercise habits or give nutri-
tion advice, and the kids knew what type of
beverages they were getting.
After one year, the sugar-free group weighed
more than 4 pounds less on average than those
who kept drinking sugary beverages.
I know of no other single food product
whose elimination can produce this degree of
weight change, said the studys leader, Dr.
David Ludwig of Boston Childrens Hospital
and the Harvard School of Public Health.
The weight difference between the two
groups narrowed to 2 pounds in the second
year of the study, when drinks were no longer
being provided. That showed at least some
lasting benecial effect on kids habits. The
study was funded mostly by government
A second study involved 641 normal-weight
children ages 4 to 12 in the Netherlands who
regularly drank sugar-sweetened beverages.
They were randomly assigned to get either a
sugary drink or a sugar-free one during morn-
ing break at their schools, and were not told
what kind they were given.
After 18 months, the sugary-drink group
weighed 2 pounds more on average than the
other group.
The studies provide strong impetus for
policies urged by the Institute of Medicine, the
American Heart Association and others to
limit sugary drink consumption, Dr. Sonia
Caprino of the Yale School of Medicine wrote
in an editorial in the journal.
The American Beverage Association dis-
Obesity is not uniquely caused by any sin-
gle food or beverage, it said in a statement.
Studies and opinion pieces that focus solely
on sugar-sweetened beverages, or any other
single source of calories, do nothing meaning-
ful to help address this serious issue.
The genetic research was part of a much
larger set of health studies that have gone on
for decades across the U.S., led by the Harvard
School of Public Health.
Researchers checked for 32 gene variants
that have previously been tied to weight.
Because we inherit two copies of each gene,
everyone has 64 opportunities for these risk
genes. The study participants had 29 on aver-
Every four years, these people answered
detailed surveys about their eating and drink-
ing habits as well as things like smoking and
exercise. Researchers analyzed these over sev-
eral decades.
A clear pattern emerged: The more sugary
drinks someone consumed, the greater the
impact of the genes on the persons weight and
risk of becoming obese.
For every 10 risk genes someone had, the
risk of obesity rose in proportion to how many
sweet drinks the person regularly consumed.
Overall calorie intake and lifestyle factors such
as exercise did not account for the differences
researchers saw.
This means that people with genes that pre-
dispose them to be obese are more susceptible
to the harmful effects of sugary drinks on their
weight, said one of the study leaders,
Harvards Dr. Frank Hu. The opposite also was
true - avoiding these drinks can minimize the
effect of obesity genes.
Two bad things can act together and their
combined effects are even greater than either
effect alone, Hu said. The ip side of this is
everyone has some genetic risk of obesity, but
the genetic effects can be offset by healthier
beverage choices. Its certainly not our des-
tiny to be fat, even if we carry genes that raise
this risk.
Continued from page 23
Sugary drinks are the single biggest source of calories in the American diet, and they are
increasingly blamed for the fact that a third of U.S.children and teens and more than two-thirds
of adults are obese or overweight.
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Texas hospital plans moonshot against cancer
The nations largest cancer center is launching a massive
moonshot effort against eight specic forms of the disease,
similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in
Houston expects to spend as much as $3 billion on the project
over the next 10 years and already has tens of millions of
dollars in gifts to jump start it now, said its president, Dr.
Ronald DePinho.
One of the cancers is myelodysplastic syndrome. Good
Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts has that kind and
had a bone marrow transplant to treat it on Thursday. The oth-
ers are especially deadly forms of breast and ovarian cancer,
along with lung, prostate, melanoma and two types of
The project aims to nd cures and lower deaths. Although no
overall benchmarks have been set, individual projects for var-
ious cancers have specic goals.
With genetic information and more precise drugs, we have
many of the tools we need to pick the ght of the 21st centu-
ry and nd ways to defeat these cancers, DePinho said.
Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical ofcer of the American
Cancer Society, which has no role in the project, praised
DePinhos effort.
Im thrilled to see somebody take the lead, Brawley said.
The results that I see him promising, in my mind are reason-
able, both in terms of raising money and ghting cancer.
Cancer death rates have been falling since the 1990s at an
average of more than 1 percent per year but the disease
remains a top killer worldwide. In the United States this year,
estimates are that more than 1.5 million people will be diag-
nosed with cancer, and more than 500,000 will die from it.
The MD Anderson program was inspired by the goal
President John F. Kennedy announced in 1962 to put a man on
the moon by the end of that decade. He described it to
Congress that May and in a speech in September at Rice
University, a mile from MD Anderson.
New breast cancer clues found in gene analysis
NEW YORK Scientists reported Sunday that they have
completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer,
nding four major classes of the disease. They hope their work
will lead to more effective treatments, perhaps with some
drugs already in use.
The new nding offers hints that one type of breast cancer
might be vulnerable to drugs that already work against ovari-
an cancer.
The study, published online Sunday by the journal Nature, is
the latest example of research into the biological details of
tumors, rather than focusing primarily on where cancer arises
in the body.
The hope is that such research can reveal cancers genetic
weaknesses for better drug targeting.
With this study, were one giant step closer to understand-
ing the genetic origins of the four major subtypes of breast
cancer, Dr. Matthew Ellis of the Washington University
School of Medicine said in a statement. He is a co-leader of
the research.
Now we can investigate which drugs work best for patients
based on the genetic proles of their tumors, he said.
The researchers analyzed DNA of breast cancer tumors from
825 patients, looking for abnormalities. Altogether, they
reported, breast cancers appear to fall into four main classes
when viewed in this way.
By Maria Cheng
LONDON Global health ofcials
are closely monitoring a new respiratory
virus related to SARS that is believed to
have killed at least one person in Saudi
Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical
condition in London.
The germ is a coronavirus, from a
family of viruses that cause the common
cold as well as SARS, the severe acute
respiratory syndrome that killed some
800 people, mostly in Asia, in a 2003
In the latest case, British officials
alerted the World Health Organization
on Saturday of the new virus in a man
who transferred from Qatar to be treated
in London. He had recently traveled to
Saudi Arabia and is now being treated in
an intensive care unit after suffering kid-
ney failure.
WHO said virus samples from the
patient are almost identical to those of a
60-year-old Saudi national who died ear-
lier this year. The agency isnt currently
recommending travel restrictions and
said the source of infection remains
unknown. Still, the situation has raised
concerns ahead of next months annual
Hajj pilgrimage, which brings millions
of people to Saudi Arabia from around
the world.
Health officials dont know yet
whether the virus could spread as rapid-
ly as SARS did or if it might kill as
many people. SARS, which rst jumped
to humans from civet cats in China, hit
more than 30 countries worldwide after
spreading from Hong Kong.
Its still (in the) very early days, said
Gregory Hartl, a WHO spokesman. At
the moment, we have two sporadic cases
and there are still a lot of holes to be
lled in.
He added it was unclear how the virus
spreads. Coronaviruses are typically
spread in the air but Hartl said scientists
were considering the possibility that the
patients were infected directly by ani-
mals. He said there was no evidence yet
of any human-to-human transmission.
All possible avenues of infection are
being explored right now, he said.
No other countries have so far report-
ed any similar cases to WHO, he said,
and so far there is no connection
between the cases except for a history of
travel in Saudi Arabia.
Hartl said the rst patient may have
had an underlying condition but it prob-
ably didnt make him more susceptible
to catching the virus.
Other experts said it was unclear how
dangerous the virus is.
We dont know if this is going to turn
into another SARS or if it will disappear
into nothing, said Michael Osterholm, a
flu expert at the University of
Minnesota. He said it was crucial to
determine the ratio of severe to mild
Osterholm said it was worrying that at
least one person with the disease had
died. You dont die from the common
cold, he said. This gives us reason to
think it might be more like SARS,
which killed about 10 percent of the peo-
ple it infected.
Britains Health Protection Agency
and WHO said in statements that the 49-
year-old Qatari national became ill on
Sept. 3, having previously traveled to
Saudi Arabia. He was transferred from
Qatar to Britain on Sept. 11 and is being
treated in an intensive care unit at a
London hospital for problems including
kidney failure. Respiratory viruses arent
usually known to cause serious kidney
In Qatar, Mohammed bin Hamid Al
Thani of the Public Health Department
said the patient was in Saudi Arabia for
Ramadan during the summer and fell ill
after returning to Qatar. Doctors could
not immediately identify the virus and
New SARS-like virus
detected in Middle East
Health ofcials dont know yet whether a new virus could spread as rapidly as SARS
did or if it might kill as many people. SARS, which rst jumped to humans from
civet cats in China, hit more than 30 countries worldwide after spreading from
Hong Kong.
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By Brian Murphy
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
In U.S.-funded ads running on
Pakistani TV, subtitled clips show
President Barack Obama extolling
Americas traditions of religious
freedom. For many watching,
though, the message misses the
mark in efforts to calm the Islamic
outrage over a film denigrating the
Prophet Muhammad.
Americas free speech laws and
values of openness are not in ques-
tion, but rather there is confusion
and anger over how they are
A powerful theme binding the
protests from Indonesia to Africa
is the perception that the U.S.
codes of free speech are somehow
weighted against Islam permit-
ting the Internet video that insults
the faith but placing clear limits on
hot button issues such as hate
speech, workplace discrimination
and even what is acceptable on
prime-time network TV.
Beyond the rage, bloodshed and
death threats churning now for
two weeks is a quandary for
American policymakers that will
linger long after the latest mayhem
fades: How to explain the U.S.
embrace of free expression to an
Islamic world that increasingly
sees only double standards?
Although there are many
nuances including strict U.S.
laws when hate speech crossed the
line into threats or intimidation
they are mostly lost in the current
outrage that included a peaceful
march in Nigeria on Monday and
Iran threatening to boycott the
2013 Academy Awards after the
countrys first Oscar-winning film
this year.
With each protest, many clerics
and Islamic hard-liners hammer
home the narrow view that America
is more concerned with political
correctness or safeguarding chil-
dren from sexual content than the
religious sensibilities of Muslims.
In Gaza, preacher Sheik Hisham
Akram said tolerance is the goal,
but the red line is crossed with
anyone who insults our religion.
Irans President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad now in New York
for the U.N.s annual General
Assembly denounced last week
the deception of U.S. laws pro-
tecting rights while allowing the
clip from the film Innocence of
Muslims, which portrays
Muhammad as a womanizer, reli-
gious fraud and child molester.
In some extent, its not an issue
of condemning Americas freedom
of speech. Its become an issue, in
the eyes of many Muslims, over
where the lines are and why they
are not protecting the feelings of
Muslims, said John Voll, associate
director of the Center for Muslim-
Christian Understanding at
Georgetown University in
Free speech red lines feed Muslim film rage
By Rebecca Santana
ISLAMABAD The Pakistani
government on Monday distanced
itself from an offer by one of its
Cabinet ministers to pay $100,000 to
anyone who kills the maker of an
anti-Islam lm that has sparked vio-
lent protests across the Muslim
The lm, Innocence of
Muslims, has enraged many
Muslims for its portrayal of the
Prophet Muhammad as a fraud, a
womanizer and a child molester. At
least 51 people, including the U.S.
ambassador to Libya, have been
killed in violence linked to protests
over the lm, which also has
renewed debate over freedom of
expression in the U.S. and in Europe.
Adding to the anger in the Muslim
world was a decision by a French
satirical magazine to publish lewd
pictures of the prophet last week,
prompting French authorities to
order the temporary closure of
around 20 overseas missions out of
fear theyd be targeted by demon-
Some of the most intense and sus-
tained protests have come in
Pakistan, where the role of Islam in
society is sacrosanct and anti-
American sentiment runs high. But
even in that atmosphere, the bounty
offered by Railways Minister
Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has drawn
Pakistan disowns bounty
on anti-Islam filmmaker
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Burlingame Recreation Center, 850
Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. Free.
For more information call 558-7300.
High Holiday Services. San Mateo
Marriot, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd.,
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relaxed and informal. Services led by
Rabbi Yossi Marcus of Chabad NP. No
membership required. Low budget
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Celebrate Fall Prevention Week:
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Library, 1110 Alameda de las pulgas,
Belmont. Lecture on how to protect
yourself from falls. Complimentary
lunch. Free. For more information
Mission Hospice of San Mateo
CountyVolunteering Informational
Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. and 5:30
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 1670 S. Amphlett
Blvd., Suite 300, San Mateo. No
experience necessary. For more
information call 554-1000 or visit
Post-Stroke Support Group. 3 p.m.
to 4 p.m. Peninsula Stroke
Association, 1600 Trousdale Ave.,
Burlingame. Free. For more
information and to register call 565-
Dancing on the Square: Salsa with
Vera Quijano. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Downtown Redwood City, 2200
Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For
more information visit
Local Toastmasters Humor
Competition. 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. San
Mateo Community College District
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$25 per club which includes an
unlimited number of guests. For more
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Salsa, Argentine Tango and West
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p.m. Boogie Woogie Ballroom,551
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Salsa on the Square After Party. 9
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California Latinos Take Back
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Redwood City.The Latino community
will come together and discover
healthy twists on traditional foods,
share tips and resources and join the
movement for healthy change. For
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City Talk Toastmasters Club Open
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League of Women Voters
Discussion. 7 p.m. Burlingame Public
Library, Lane Room, 480 Primrose
Lane, Burlingame. Representatives
from the League of Women Voters of
North and Central San Mateo County
will discuss the pros and cons of the
California state initiatives. Free. For
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Lynwood Slim (Club Fox Blues
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Redwood City. $5. For more
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Millbrae Library Docent Program:
The Paley Collection, A Taste for
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Angentine Tango and Bachata
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Boogies Woogie Ballroom, 551 Foster
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p.m. to 8 :30 p.m. Beginning
Argentine Tango Class. 8 p.m. to 9
p.m. Advanced Club and Social Group
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Argentine Tango Class. 9:30 p.m. to
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call 627-4854.
Health screening for seniors. 9 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. Menlo Park Senior
Center, 100 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park.
For ages 60 and older. Those who
plan to participate should only
consume water and medicine 12
hours before blood tests (if
prescribed, diabetes medicines
should be delayed but blood
pressure medicines should be taken).
Exercise should not be participated
in the morning of the screening.
Appointments should be made with
the community center. Free. For more
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Burlingame Lions Club
Membership Drive. Noon. 990
Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. Join the
Lions Club for lunch and see what its
about. Free. For more information call
Travel Tour Presentation. 3 p.m
District Board Room, 3401 CSM Drive,
San Mateo. There will be a slideshow
presentation of fascinating tours of
the Canadian Rockies, imperial cities
and Ireland. Free. For more
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Stroke Lecture. 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Peninsula Stroke Association, 1600
Trousdale Ave., Burlingame. Free. For
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College of San Mateo Political
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Marty Brousteins presentation on
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Viennese Waltz, Bachata and Salsa
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over several years.
The 14.22 percent hike seems high to
Lieberman but he is not sure if the city
can get away from approving the
The city could consider a selective rate
increase, he said, where some customers
pay a higher percentage for garbage serv-
ice than others.
This year, Councilwoman Coralin
Feierbach told the Daily Journal she
would not vote for a 14.22 percent
increase unless we are forced to.
She encouraged city residents last year
to ll out Proposition 218 notications to
oppose the increase. More than half of
city residents would have had to protest
the hike to prevent it from taking effect
but the city only got a small percentage
of the protests last year.
Escalating fees, Feierbach said, are
increasingly making the Bay Area a
very expensive place to live in.
The 14.22 percent increase is com-
prised of a 5.9 percent consumer price
index adjustment; 3.49 percent for
migration adjustment from 2012; and
4.83 percent in a migration recovery sur-
charge of 2012.
The average customers bill for a resi-
dent with a 20-gallon trash can will go up
from the current $16.93 a month to
$19.34 a month next year, if the rate
increase goes into effect.
For the 32-gallon can, the rate will
jump from the current $28.03 a month to
$32.02 a month next year.
A customer with the larger 96-gallon
trash can will see the rates rise from the
current $99.86 a month to $114.06 a
month next year.
In 2011, the 20-gallon can cost $15.17
a month and the 96-gallon can cost
$89.48 a month.
Compared to other cities, Belmonts
rate for the 32-gallon can at $28.03 a
month currently ranks above Burlingame
at $23.85 a month; Foster City at $18.92
a month; Menlo Park at $23.40 a month;
and San Carlos at $27.69 a month. It is
lower, however, than in Hillsborough and
Atherton where residents pay more than
$50 a month for the 32-gallon can.
Rates have increased dramatically as
Recology customers have migrated from
larger cans to smaller 32- and 20-gallon
cans in the past two years. The citys pro-
gressive rate structure awards Belmont
residents for recycling more by charging
them much less for the smaller cans com-
pared to residents or commercial cus-
tomers who use the larger cans.
Belmont held a Proposition 218 public
hearing in November 2011 to allow resi-
dents to protest the rates but less than 300
protests were received. The city has
about 7,000 garbage customers and more
than half of them would have needed to
protest the then proposed 22.26 percent
increase. The same will be true for this
years proposed 14.22 percent increase.
The Belmont City Council meets 7:30
p.m., tonight, City Hall, 1 Twin Pines
Lane, Belmont.
Continued from page 1
Trial courts should not be disman-
tled, justice should not be rationed and
communities should not be denied a
rational, accessible and credible means
to resolve disputes, Freeman wrote.
The courts have worked hard to delay
the cuts as long as possible, Freeman
Cuts to the trial courts by the state
Legislature have already resulted in sig-
nicant court service reductions, accord-
ing to Fittons statement.
To date, the San Mateo County
Superior Court has reduced its work-
force by more than 30 percent, reduced
clerks ofce and phone hours, consoli-
dated trafc and small claims clerks
offices and traffic arraignments to
Redwood City, according to Fittons
Fitton, Freeman and Judge Robert
Foiles broke the news to court staff yes-
terday that severe reductions may be
We are purposefully sharing this
information well in advance so that the
court can work with its justice partners
and community leaders to restore fund-
ing and minimize these actions, if at all
possible, Foiles wrote in a statement.
If current cuts are not eliminated,
Freeman and Foiles said they will be
forced to further reduce the courts
workforce, including commissioners,
close up to six courtrooms and suspend
court services in the South San
Francisco and San Mateo branches, con-
solidating the majority of operations in
Redwood City, according to Fittons
statement. Further reduction in public
service hours may occur earlier.
Unfortunately, we have seen many
other courts already forced to close
courtrooms and branches, severely limit
their services and implement additional
drastic layoffs Fitton wrote in the state-
ment. Based on our efforts to-date,
weve earned added time but we will
not be able to avoid severe actions if the
current cuts are not eliminated by July
2013. Were committed to do all in our
power to restore essential funding to the
trial courts, avoid closing courtrooms,
protect public rights, safety and freedom
and avoid further layoffs.
Continued from page 1
offer extras like electives or extra help.
Along with the change in scenery, the
school also has a stronger focus on
informing students of what needs to be
done to graduate.
The alternative program offers enroll-
ment every two weeks. At that time, stu-
dents are evaluated, said Principal
Melinda Fore. Students also go over
their transcripts to discuss what he or she
needs to do to graduate on time. One
popular option is completing additional
work online to make up for lost credits
to get back on track, said Rosas. The key
is always checking in with students, said
Fore. Students are also tested when they
leave Gateway so the school staff can
better assess its impact.
English language development teacher
Sally Ploe noticed a difference in stu-
dents when she explained their scores
and the types of skills the student needs
mastery of to essentially get out of her
class, which is meant to support students
struggling with language. Most students,
she said, had no idea what they needed
to work on or how the skills related to
the real world. Thats what Ploe tries to
do, relate the lessons to real-world appli-
Another component to the program is
independent studies. This year, students
taking part in that program check in at
the College of San Mateo, said Rosas,
who added the location was strategic.
Students become exposed to collegiate
opportunities after college.
The new location also allows school
ofcials to work closely with probation.
Ofcers are often on campus allowing
students to ask questions in a comfort-
able setting, said Rosas.
Much research went into the new
setup for the school. A little over a
month into the school year, things are
moving smoothly.
Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: or by phone:
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105.
Continued from page 1
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Stock Room: Janitorial ex-
perience, Facilities, and Pro-
Dress Code: All Black Busi-
ness attire, No visible tat-
toos or piercings
Please bring with you a copy
of your resume. If you are
qualified you will need to be
available to interview with
the client on October 4th.
For additional questions
please call the office at 650-
Caregivers wanted.
High Quality Home Care.
Qualified, Experienced
Caregivers for Hourly and Live in
placements in San Mateo.
Inquire at: (650)347-6903
127 Elderly Care
The San Mateo Daily Journals
twice-a-week resource guide for
children and families.
Every Tuesday & Weekend
Look for it in todays paper to
find information on family
resources in the local area,
including childcare.
203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 516244
Tyler Ann Ramirez
Petitioner, Tyler Ann Ramirez filed a peti-
tion with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
Present name: Tyler Ann Ramirez, Ty
Chehak, Tyler Chehek
Proposed name: Tyler AnnChehak
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons
interested in this matter shall appear be-
fore this court at the hearing indicated
below to show cause, if any, why the pe-
tition for change of name should not be
granted. Any person objecting to the
name changes described above must file
a written objection that includes the rea-
sons for the objection at least two court
days before the matter is scheduled to
be heard and must appear at the hearing
to show cause why the petition should
not be granted. If no written objection is
timely filed, the court may grant the peti-
tion without a hearing. A HEARING on
the petition shall be held on November
21, 2012 at 9 a.m., Dept. PJ, Room 2E,
at 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA
94063. A copy of this Order to Show
Cause shall be published at least once
each week for four successive weeks pri-
or to the date set for hearing on the peti-
tion in the following newspaper of gener-
al circulation: Daily Journal
Filed: 09/17/2012
/s/ Beth Freeman/
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 09/17/2012
(Published, 09/25/12, 10/02/12,
10/09/12, 10/16/12)
STATEMENT # 240537
The following person has abandoned the
use of the fictitious business name: Ariel
Accessories Express, 336 Grand Ave,
The fictitious business name referred to
above was filed in County on 8/19/10.
The business was conducted by: Marya
S. Figueroa, same address.
/s/ Marya S, Figuroa /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 08/31/2012. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 09/04/12,
09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12).
STATEMENT # 229633
The following person has abandoned the
use of the fictitious business name: Pa-
cific Care Home, 3653 Pacific Blvd., SAN
MATEO, CA 94403. The fictitious busi-
ness name referred to above was filed in
County on 10/16/08. The business was
conducted by: R & M Fatooh, same ad-
/s/ Mary Fatooh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 08/30/2012. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 09/11/12,
09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
203 Public Notices
Case Number 122597
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
tingent creditors, and persons who may
otherwise be interested in the will or es-
tate, or both, of: WALTER LEE BARCEL-
LOS. A Petition for Probate has been
the Superior Court of California, County
of San Mateo. The Petition for Probate
requests that GEORGE CHARLES RO-
SAS be appointed as personal represen-
tative to administer the estate of the de-
The petition requests authority to admin-
ster the estate under the Independent
Administration of Estates Act. (This au-
thority will allow the personal representa-
tive to take many actions without obtain-
ing court approval. Before taking certain
very important actions, however, the per-
sonal representative will be required to
give notice to interested persons unless
they have waived notice or consented to
the proposed action.) The independent
administration authority will be granted
unless an interested person files an ob-
jection to the petition and shows good
cause why the court should not grant the
A hearing on the petition will be held in
this court as follows: October 15, 2012 at
9:00 a.m., Dept. 28, Superior Court of
California, County of San Mateo, 400
County Center, 1st Floor, Redwood City,
CA 94063. If you object to the granting
of the petition, you should appear at the
hearing and state your objections or file
written objections with the court before
the hearing. Your appearance may be in
person or by your attorney. If you are a
creditor or a contingent creditor of the
decedent, you must file your claim with
the court and mail a copy to the personal
representative appointed by the court
within four months from the date of first
issuance of letters as provided in Pro-
bate Code section 9100. The time for fil-
ing claims will not expire before four
months from the hearing date noticed
above. You may examine the file kept by
the court. If you are a person interested
in the estate, you may file with the court
a Request for Special Notice (form DE-
154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
praisal of estate assets or of any petition
or account as provided in Probate Code
section 1250. A Request for Special No-
tice form is available from the court clerk.
Attorney for Petitioner:
Jackson A. Morris III
Law Offices of Jackson Morris III
974 Ralston Avenue, Ste. 2
Belmont, CA 94002
Dated: 09/07/12
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
on September 11, 18, 25, 2012.
203 Public Notices
STATEMENT # 229634
The following person has abandoned the
use of the fictitious business name: Pa-
cific Care Home, 3647 Pacific Blvd., SAN
MATEO, CA 94403. The fictitious busi-
ness name referred to above was filed in
County on 10/16/08. The business was
conducted by: R & M Fatooh, same ad-
/s/ Mary Fatooh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 08/30/2012. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 09/11/12,
09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Canaan Express, 336 Grand Ave.,
hereby registered by the following owner:
Alferdo Fiqueroa, 140 Mateo Ave., Daly
City, CA 94014. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on
/s/ Alferdo Fiqueroa /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/31/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/04/12, 09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Sons & Daughters of Bangui Assn. of
Northern California, 58 Amberwood Cir-
94080 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Marcelo R. Garvida, same ad-
dress. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on
/s/ Marcelo R. Garvida /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/21/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/25/12, 10/02/12, 10/09/12, 10/16/12).
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Azizzs Barbershop, 452 Gar-
den Street, EAST PALO ALTO, CA
94303 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owners: Emmett S. Coogler & Tracy
Coogler, same address. The business is
conducted by Husband & Wife. The reg-
istrants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on
/s/ Emmett S. Coogler /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/18/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/25/12, 10/02/12, 10/09/12, 10/16/12).
30 Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Tundra Tundra Tundra
Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
203 Public Notices
The San Mateo County
Transit District (SamTrans)
will hold a public hearing
and take public comment
on each of the following
topics 1) proposed discon-
tinuation of District partici-
pation in the BART Plus
Ticket program and 2) pro-
posed elimination of un-
derutilized bus schedules.
The proposed changes
would go into effect in Jan-
uary 2013.
Proposals to be consid-
ered include:
Discontinuance of partici-
pation in the BART Plus
Ticket program
Elimination of a single
Route 36 schedule depart-
ing Evergreen Avenue &
Mission Street in Daly City
at 3:14 p.m.
Elimination of a single
Route 72 schedule depart-
ing Selby Lane & Serrano
Drive in Atherton at 3:30
The public hearings will be
Oct. 10, 2012 at 3 p.m.
Administrative Office
1250 San Carlos Ave.,
San Carlos
Prior to the hearings, com-
ments may be sent by
mail, e-mail or phone to:
San Mateo County
Transit District Board,
District Secretary
P.O. Box 3006,
San Carlos,
CA 94070-1306
or 650-508-6448
(TTY for hearing impaired)
Hearing impaired and non-
English speaking attend-
ees may arrange for sign
language or foreign lan-
guage translation by call-
ing 650-508-6242 or 650-
508-6448 (TTY for hearing
impaired) at least three
business days prior to the
hearing and/or meeting
they wish to attend.
Para servicio de traduc-
cin en Espanol, llame
SamTrans at 650-508-
6242 por lo menos tres
dias laborales antes de las
The following person is doing business
as: Pacific Care Home, 3647 Pacific
Blvd., SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: J & I,
LLC, CA. The business is conducted by
a Limited Liability Company. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 09/01/2012.
/s/ Wilhelm O. Ick /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/30/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Pacific Care Home, 3653 Pacific
Blvd., SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: J & I,
LLC, CA. The business is conducted by
a Limited Liability Company. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 09/01/2012.
/s/ Wilhelm O. Ick /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/30/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Brickgems, 30 Bellevue Avenue, DA-
LY CITY, CA 94014 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Jenna Huie,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by an Individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on
/s/ Jenna Huie /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/29/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
The following person is doing business
as: BF Imports, 108 Associated Road,
hereby registered by the following owner:
James E. Barrett Corp., CA. The busi-
ness is conducted by a Corporation. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on
/s/ Rosie S. Barrett /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/06/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/11/12, 09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/02/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Tekki Media, 231 N. El Camino Real
#106, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Amy
Wong, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on
/s/ Amy Wong /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/6/2012. (Publish-
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/18/12, 09/25/12, 10/2/12, 10/09/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Redwood Homes, 1174 Junipero
Ave., REDWOOD CITY, CA 94061 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Eric Kowalchyk, same address. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on
/s/ Eric Kowalchyk /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/18/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/25/12, 10/02/12, 10/09/12, 10/16/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Partners Mortgage, 1005 Terra Nova
Blvd., Ste. A, PACIFICA, CA 94044 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Pinnacle Capital Mortgage Corporation,
CA. The business is conducted by a Cor-
poration. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on
/s/ Robert Boliard /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/11/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/25/12, 10/02/12, 10/09/12, 10/16/12).
The following person is doing business
as: Codame, 1530 Edinburgh Street,
SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Bruno Fon-
zi, same address. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 01/16/2012.
/s/ Bruno Fonzi /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 09/20/2012. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
09/25/12, 10/02/12, 10/09/12, 10/16/12).
203 Public Notices
1 through 50, inclusive
You are being sued by plaintiff: (Lo esta
demandando el demandante): DANNY
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court
may decide against you without your be-
ing heard unless you respond within 30
days. Read the information below.
You have 30 calendar days after this
summons and legal papers are served
on you to file a written response at the
court and have a copy served on the
plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not pro-
tect you. Your written response must be
in proper legal form if you want the court
to hear your case. There may be a court
form that you can use for your response.
You can find these court forms and more
information at the California Courts On-
line Self-Help Center
(, your
county law library, or the courthouse
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver
form. If you do not file your response on
time, you may lose the case by default,
and your wages, money, and property
may be taken without further warning
from the court.
There are other legal requirements. You
may want to call an attorney right away.
If you do not know an attorney, you may
want to call an attorney referral service.
If you cannot afford an attorney, you may
be eligible for free legal services from a
nonprofit legal services program. You
can locate these nonprofit groups at the
California Legal Services Web site
(, the Califor-
nia Courts Online Self-Help Center
(, or by
contacting your local court or county bar
association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
utory lien for waived fees and costs on
any settlement or arbitration award of
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The
courts lien must be paid before the court
will dismiss the case.
AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-
sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede
decidir en su contra sin escuchar su ver-
sion. Lea la informacion a continuacion.
Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de
que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles
legales para presentar una respuesta por
escrito en esta corte y hacer que se en-
tregue ena copia al demandante. Una
carta o una llamada telefonica no lo pro-
tegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene
que estar en formato legal correcto si de-
sea que procesen su caso en la corte.
Es posible que haya un formulario que
usted pueda usar para su respuesta.
Puede encontrar estos formularios de la
corte y mas informacion en el Centro de
Ayuda de las Cortes de California
en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado
o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si
no puede pagar la cuota de presenta-
cion, pida al secretario de la corte que le
de un formulario de exencion de pago de
cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a
tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum-
plimiento y la corte le podra quitar su su-
eldo, dinero y bienes sin mas adverten-
cia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es re-
comendable que llame a un abogado in-
mediatamente. Si no conoce a un abo-
dado, puede llamar a de servicio de re-
mision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a
un abogado, es posible que cumpia con
los requisitos para obtener servicios le-
gales gratuitos de un programa de servi-
cios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede
encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro
en el sitio web de California Legal Serv-
ices Web site
(, en el Centro
de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,
o poniendose en contacto con la corte o
el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO:
Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar
las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer
un gravamen sobre cualquier recupera-
cion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida
mediante un acuerdo o una concesion
de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil.
Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte
antes de que la corte pueda desechar el
The name and address of the court is:
(El nombre y direccion de la corte es):
San Mateo County Superior Court, Hall
of Justice, 400 County Center, Redwood
City, CA 94063-1655
The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff
without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direc-
cion y numero de telefono del abogado
del demandante, o del demandante que
no tiene abogado, es):
Monica Castillo
Sarrail Castillo & Hall LLP
Date: (Fecha) April 13, 2012
John C. Fitton, Clerk, Deputy (Adjunto)
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 2012.
CASE NUMBER: 111CV193645
mandado): ROBIN Gan, aka Be HAN
JASON GAN; and DOES 1 through 50,
You are being sued by plaintiff: (Lo esta
demandando el demandante): ED SUM-
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court
may decide against you without your be-
ing heard unless you respond within 30
days. Read the information below.
You have 30 calendar days after this
summons and legal papers are served
on you to file a written response at the
court and have a copy served on the
plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not pro-
tect you. Your written response must be
in proper legal form if you want the court
to hear your case. There may be a court
form that you can use for your response.
You can find these court forms and more
information at the California Courts On-
line Self-Help Center
(, your
county law library, or the courthouse
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver
form. If you do not file your response on
time, you may lose the case by default,
and your wages, money, and property
may be taken without further warning
from the court.
There are other legal requirements. You
may want to call an attorney right away.
If you do not know an attorney, you may
want to call an attorney referral service.
If you cannot afford an attorney, you may
203 Public Notices
be eligible for free legal services from a
nonprofit legal services program. You
can locate these nonprofit groups at the
California Legal Services Web site
(, the Califor-
nia Courts Online Self-Help Center
(, or by
contacting your local court or county bar
association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
utory lien for waived fees and costs on
any settlement or arbitration award of
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The
courts lien must be paid before the court
will dismiss the case.
AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-
sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede
decidir en su contra sin escuchar su ver-
sion. Lea la informacion a continuacion.
Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de
que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles
legales para presentar una respuesta por
escrito en esta corte y hacer que se en-
tregue ena copia al demandante. Una
carta o una llamada telefonica no lo pro-
tegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene
que estar en formato legal correcto si de-
sea que procesen su caso en la corte.
Es posible que haya un formulario que
usted pueda usar para su respuesta.
Puede encontrar estos formularios de la
corte y mas informacion en el Centro de
Ayuda de las Cortes de California
en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado
o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si
no puede pagar la cuota de presenta-
cion, pida al secretario de la corte que le
de un formulario de exencion de pago de
cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a
tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum-
plimiento y la corte le podra quitar su su-
eldo, dinero y bienes sin mas adverten-
cia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es re-
comendable que llame a un abogado in-
mediatamente. Si no conoce a un abo-
dado, puede llamar a de servicio de re-
mision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a
un abogado, es posible que cumpia con
los requisitos para obtener servicios le-
gales gratuitos de un programa de servi-
cios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede
encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro
en el sitio web de California Legal Serv-
ices Web site
(, en el Centro
de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,
o poniendose en contacto con la corte o
el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO:
Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar
las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer
un gravamen sobre cualquier recupera-
cion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida
mediante un acuerdo o una concesion
de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil.
Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte
antes de que la corte pueda desechar el
The name and address of the court is:
(El nombre y direccion de la corte es):
Superior Court, 191 North First Street,
San Jose, CA 95113
The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff
without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direc-
cion y numero de telefono del abogado
del demandante, o del demandante que
no tiene abogado, es):
Ismael D. Perez, Esq. SBN145985
Law office of Ismael D. Perez
111 W. St. John Street, Suite 515
San Jose, CA 95113
Date: (Fecha) April 23, 2012
David H. Yamasaki, Clerk, Deputy (Ad-
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
September 25, 2012, October 2, 9, 16,
210 Lost & Found
FOUND - Evan - I found your iPod, call
FOUND- LITTLE tan male chihuahua,
Found on Davit Street in Redwood
Shores Tuesday, August 28th. Please
call (650)533-9942
LOST - 2 silver rings and silver watch,
May 7th in Burlingame between Park Rd.
& Walgreens, Sentimental value. Call
Gen @ FOUND!
LOST - Small Love Bird, birght green
with orange breast. Adeline Dr. & Bernal
Ave., Burlingame. Escaped Labor Day
weekend. REWARD! (650)343-6922
210 Lost & Found
SSF, tan color, 12 lbs., scar on stomach
from being spade, $300. REWARD!
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
294 Baby Stuff
Excellent condition. Blue. $300.
Call 650-303-8727.
295 Art
WALL ART, from Pier 1, indoor/outdoor,
$15. Very nice! (650)290-1960
296 Appliances
HAIR DRYER, Salon Master, $10.
condition. 3 speed. $35. (650)854-4109
canner 4qt. $25. 415 333-8540
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
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
SMALL SLOW cooker. Used once, $12
SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, ex-
cellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038
VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition
$45. (650)878-9542
WASHER AND Dryer, $200
WATER HEATER $75, (650)333-4400
297 Bicycles
BIKE RACK Roof mounted, holds up to
4 bikes, $65 (650)594-1494
298 Collectibles
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
67 OLD Used U.S. Postage Stamps.
Many issued before World War II. All
different. $4.00, (650)787-8600
ANTIQUE TRAIN set from the 40's com-
plete set in the box $80 OBO (650)589-
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
BAY MEADOWS BAG - mint condition,
original package, $20., (650)365-3987
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23, $90. OBO, (650)754-
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
CHILDHOOD COMIC book collection
many titles from the 70's & 80's whole
collection $50 OBO (650)589-8348
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
FIVE RARE Non-Mint 1954 Dan Dee
Baseball Cards (Lemon, Wynn, Schoen-
dienst, Mitchell, Hegan), Each $20, All
$95, (650)787-8600
GAYLORD PERRY 8x10 signed photo
$10 (650)692-3260
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
MARK MCGUIRE hats, cards, beanie
babies, all for $98., (650)520-8558
World Cup, $10., (650)365-3987
Mint 1954 Dan Dee Baseball Cards
(Lemon, Wynn, Schoendienst, Mitchell,
Hegan), SOLD!
298 Collectibles
NHL SPORTS Figures, (20) new, un-
used, original packaging, collectible su-
perstars, Gretzki, Messier, more, OK
sold separately, $100 obo, (650)578-
1981, 18+ mushroom hut, 1 1/2 x 3 1/2,
all $40., (650)518-0813
POKEMON CARDS - 1000, excellent
condition, $30., (650)365-3987
POSTER - New Kids On The Block
1980s, $12., call Maria, (650)873-8167
Tour Guide, From 70s. $50 obo
SPORTS CARDS - 50 Authentic Signa-
tures $60 all, (650)365-3987
Pots/cover: ea. 6 diam. Brown speckle
enamelware, $20., (650)375-8044
a "Bill Orange" SU flag for Game Day
displays? $3., 650-375-8044
BOX with Thermos, 1980s, $25., Call
Maria 650-873-8167
(20) 1980s $2 each, Call Maria 650-873-
Aurora, Revell, Monogram.
Immediate cash.
Pat 650-759-0793.
YUGIOH CARD - 2,000, some rare, 1st
Edition, $60 all, (650)365-3987
299 Computers
HP PRINTER Deskjet 970c color printer.
Excellent condition. Software & accesso-
ries included. $30. 650-574-3865
300 Toys
ANTIQUE ELECTRIC train set with steel
engine full set from the 50's $75 OBO
6 actividaes $18 SOLD!
PLASTIC TOY army set from the 70's
many pieces $50 (650)589-8348
TONKA BULL Dozer from the 50's or
60's $50 obo (650)589-8348
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
14 x 21, carved top, $45.,
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18 high, $70
ANTIQUE WASHING machine, some
rust on legs, rust free drum and ringer.
$45/obo, (650)574-4439
CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot,
solid mahogany. $300/obo.
J&J HOPKINSON 1890-1900's walnut
piano with daffodil inlay on the front. Ivo-
ries in great condition. Can be played as
is, but will benefit from a good tuning.
$600.00 includes stool. Email for photos
303 Electronics
each, (650)364-0902
32 TOSHIBA Flat screen TV like new,
bought 9/9/11 with box. $300 Firm.
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
ers, woofer, DVD player, USB connec-
tion, $80., (714)818-8782
31 Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
1 Spell starter
5 Scours
11 Viva __ Vegas!
14 Roller coaster
15 Muscat natives
16 Blow away
17 31/42-Across in a
1967 Dustin
Hoffman film
19 Detroit labor org.
20 Volunteers?
21 Precious stone
22 Shrek, e.g.
23 31/42-Across in a
Ken Kesey novel
26 Director Craven
29 Shar-__: wrinkly
30 Seashell seller
31 With 42-Across, a
1975 hit for 41-
33 Writes briefly (to)
39 Neighbor of Chad
41 Rock gp. known
for its symphonic
42 See 31-Across
43 Loving feelings
46 Like Granny
Smith apples
47 Golly!
48 Looney Tunes
50 Injection amts.
51 31/42-Across in a
1961 Disney
animated film
57 Man around the
58 Actress Lupino
59 Win the heart of
63 Batting stat.
64 31/42-Across in a
66 Take to court
67 Necessarily
68 Suffix with switch
69 Septiembre, por
70 Without a musical
71 On sale, say
1 __ mater
2 Brought into
3 Like a good
4 It may have
strings attached
5 Put all kidding
6 Roman 901
7 Mountain chain
8 Indy great Al
9 Organic matter
used for fuel
10 Payroll ID
11 Cackle or chuckle
12 Clued in
13 Put in stitches
18 Movin __: The
22 Spotted wildcat
24 Police car
25 Winter warmer of
a sort
26 They __
27 Singer/songwriter
28 Omen
32 Bookkeepers
34 Corrida cheer
35 Madames mail
36 14-year-old Apple
37 Drug cop
38 Sinusitis docs
40 Movie roll
44 Dependent
45 Receptacle for
preventing waste
49 Metal in pennies
51 Deep fissure
52 Song-and-dance
53 Impulses
54 Supplement
55 Six-Day War
leader Moshe
56 Clothing tag
60 Piddling
61 Midwest Native
62 Ps on sorority
64 Meadow
65 Jane Eyre
By Kurt Mueller
(c)2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
303 Electronics
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
LSI SCSI Ultra320 Controller + (2) 10k
RPM 36GB SCSI II hard drives $40
NIGHT STANDS $20, obo (650)952-
PROSCAM 36" color TV with cabinet
and 2 glass doors like new $90 obo
304 Furniture
2 DINETTE Chairs both for $29
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
4 DRAWER metal file cabinet, black, no
lock model, like new $50 (650)204-0587
AFGAN PRAYER rug beautiful original
very ornate $100 (650)348-6428
ALASKAN SEEN painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
CHAIR MODERN light wood made in Ita-
ly $99 (415)334-1980
CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela-
bre base with glass shades $20.
COFFEE TABLE - 30 x 58, light oak,
heavy, 1980s, $40., SOLD!
COMPUTER DESK from Ikea, $40
COUCH-FREE. OLD world pattern, soft
fabric. Some cat scratch damage-not too
noticeable. 650-303-6002
DESK SOLID wood 21/2' by 5' 3 leather
inlays manufactured by Sligh, SOLD!
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DISPLAY CASE wood & glass 31 x 19
inches $30. (650)873-4030
NIGHT STANDS $35, (650)952-3063
304 Furniture
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, 26L x 21W x
21H, $100. for both, (650)592-2648
FOLDING PICNIC table - 8 x 30, 7 fold-
ing, padded chairs, $80. (650)364-0902
FUTON DELUXE plus other items all for
$90 650 341-2397 (U haul away)
HAND MADE portable jewelry display
case wood and see through lid $45. 25 x
20 x 4 inches. (650)592-2648.
HAWAIIAN STYLE living room chair Re-
tton with split bamboo, blue and white
stripe cushion $99 (650)343-4461
KITCHEN TABLE walnut with chrome
legs. 36x58 with one leaf 11 1/2. $50,
San Mateo (650)341-5347
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
each, (650)592-7483
LOVE SEAT. Like New. Olive/green.
33" High, 60" wide, 42" deep. Very com-
fortable. $20.00 or B/O (650)578-1411
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 (650)592-
RECLINER CHAIR very comfortable vi-
nyl medium brown $70, (650)368-3037
ROCKING CHAIR - excellent condition,
oak, with pads, $85.obo, (650)369-9762
304 Furniture
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
SMALL STORAGE/ Hutch, Stained
Green, pretty. $40, (650)290-1960
SOFA/LOVESEAT SET, mint condition,
7-ft sofa, 58 inch loveseat, brown, 6
matching pillows $99.00, (650)578-9208
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
TEA CHEST , Bombay, burgundy, glass
top, perfect cond. $35 (650)345-1111
TRUNDLE BED - Single with wheels,
$40., (650)347-8061
VANITY ETHAN Allen maple w/drawer
and liftup mirror like new $95
chairs, $25 each or both for $40. nice
set. (650)583-8069
VINTAGE WING back chair $75,
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
6 BOXES of Victorian lights ceiling & wall
$90., (650)340-9644
AS NEW Bar-B-Q electric outdoor/in-
door, easy clean, no scrubbing./brushing,
as new, $15., 650-595-3933
AUTO WINE OPENER - mint condition,
one-touch, rechargeable, adapter, foil
cutter, built-in light, easy open, great gift,
$12.00, (650)578-9208
306 Housewares
BEDSPREAD - queen size maroon &
pink bedspread - Fairly new, $50. obo,
CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
$100., selling for $30.,(650)867-2720
COCKTAIL GLASSES - beautiful, rich,
smokey hue, oak tree design, wide base,
set of 12, $25., (650)341-8342
COFFEE MAKER- Gevalia Connaissuar
ten cup. white, filters included, makes
great coffee, $9., 650-595-3933
DINING ROOM Victorian Chandelier
seven light, $90., (650)340-9644
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
IRONING BOARD $15 (650)347-8061
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
RIVAL "CUTABOVE": Small task quik-
food chopper, electric, under cabinet
model; includes beverage mixer attach-
ment, $ 20., 650-375-8044
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
SUNBEAN TOASTER excellent condi-
tion (415)346-6038
WAXER & polisher, Chamberlain Was-
master 900. Never used. In box. $45.
San Mateo (650)341-5347
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
LORUS WATCH- date, sweep second
hand, new battery, stainless steel adjust-
able band, perfect, $19., 650-595-3933
308 Tools
$80 650 345-7352
CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10,
4 long x 20 wide. Comes w/ stand - $70.
with extra belts, $35., (650)521-3542
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
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
DRILL PRESS Craftmens works great
$85 345-7352
FMC TIRE changer Machine, $650
New 20hp Honda $2800 (650)333-4400
LAWN MOWER reel type push with
height adjustments. Just sharpened $45
650-591-2144 San Carlos
RYOBI TRIM ROUTER - with butt tem-
plate, $40., (650)521-3542
SCNCO TRIM Nail Gun, $100., SOLD!
TABLE SAW 10", very good condition
$85. (650) 787-8219
309 Office Equipment
$60. (650)878-9542
310 Misc. For Sale
1 PAIR of matching outdoor planting pots
$20., (650)871-7200
10 PLANTS (assorted) for $3.00 each,
14 PLAYBOY magazines all for $80
14 SEGA genius games 2 controllers
$20 SOLD!
$5. each obo, World & US History and
American Novel Classic, must see to ap-
preciate, (650)345-5502
310 Misc. For Sale
4 IN 1 STERO UNIT. CD player broken.
$20., (650)834-4926
40 ADULT VHS Tapes $100,
BOOKS plus 4 volumes of Abraham Lin-
coln books, $90., (650)345-5502
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
9 CARRY-ON bags (assorted) - extra
large, good condition, $10. each obo,
ADULT VIDEOS - (3) DVDs classics fea-
turing older women, $25. each,
pane, different sizes, $10. each,
umes Dec.'54-March '81 $99/all
ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full
branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712
ARTS & CRAFTS variety, $50
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN book, hard cover,
unopened, recipes, menus picture by re-
gions shown, great gift $10.00, (650)578-
BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin-
cess bride computer games $15 each,
BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak-
ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732
BLANKET- Double bed size, dusty rose,
satin bindings, warm, like new, washa-
ble. $8., 650-375-8044
new, $20., (415)410-5937
BOOK NATIONAL Geographic Nation-
al Air Museums, $15 (408)249-3858
BOOK SELECTION, Mystery, Romance,
Biography, many authors, hard cover,
paperbacks, many authors, mint condi-
tion. 50 cents each (650) 578-9208.
CLEAN CAR Kit, unopened sealed box,
7 full size containers for leather, SOLD!
COMFORTER - King size, like new, $30
SSF, (650)871-7200
IE crome with glass door excellent condi-
tion $55 OBO (650)343-4461
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
EXOTIC EROTIC Ball SF & Mardi gras 2
dvd's $25 ea. (415)971-7555
FOLDING LEG table 6' by 21/2' $25
used $8., (408)249-3858
GEORGE Magazines, 30, all intact
$50/all OBO. (650)574-3229, Foster City
Current authors, $2. each (10), (650)364-
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
mint condition, work great for small of-
fice/room, extra speakers, 4 1/2 in. high,
includes cords. $8.00, (650)578-9208
HYPO ALERGETIC Pillows (2) Great for
those with alergies, easy to clean,
$10.00 both, (650)578-9208
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
MENU FROM Steam Ship Lurline Aug.
20 1967 $10 (650)755-8238
310 Misc. For Sale
MIRROR, ETHAN ALLEN - 57-in. high x
21-in. wide, maple frame and floor base,
like new, $95., (650)349-2195
- Alkaline, PH Balance water, with anti-
oxident properties, good for home or of-
fice, brand new, $100., (650)619-9203.
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
OLD 5 gal. glass water cooler bottle
$20., SOLD!
Outdoor Screen, Retail $130 With Metal
Supports, $80/obo. (650)873-8167
$80/all (650)345-5502
STATION - Complete with mirrors, draw-
ers, and styling chair, $99. obo,
PUNCH BOWL - 10 cup plus one extra
nice white color with floral motif, $25.,
QUEEN SIZE inflatable mattress with
built in battery air pump used twice $40,
QUEEN SIZE inflatable mattress with
built in battery air pump used twice $40,
ROCKING HORSE- solid hardwood,
mane, tail, ears, eyes, perfect condition
for child/grandchild, $39., 650-595-3933
SESAME STREET toilet seat excellent
condition $12 650 349-6059
SF GREETING CARDS -(300 with enve-
lopes), factory sealed, $10. (650)365-
SHOWER DOOR custom made 48 x 69
$70 (650)692-3260
Freeze. English Subtitles, new $18
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
STUART WOODS Hardback Books
4 @ $3.00 each. (650)341-1861
TIRE CHAINS - brand new, in box, never
used, multiple tire sizes, $25., (650)594-
TIRE CHAINS - used once includes rub-
ber tighteners plus carrying case. call for
corresponding tire size, $20.,
TOILET SINK - like new with all of the
accessories ready to be installed, $55.
obo, (650)369-9762
TOMTOM GPS- every U.S./Canadian
address, car/home chargers, manual,
in factory carton, $59., 650-595-3933
ty, 50"length, zipper close, all-weather,
wrap-around hangar, $15., 650-375-8044
VAN ROOF rack 3 piece. clamp-on, $75
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
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
WALKER - never used, $85.,
WALL LIGHT fixture - 2 lamp with frost-
ed fluted shades, gold metal, never used,
$15., Burl, (650)347-5104
311 Musical Instruments
2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $100 each.
3 ACCORDIONS $110/ea. 1 Small
Accordion $82. (650)376-3762.
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.
312 Pets & Animals
PET MATE Vari Kennel 38" length by 24"
wide and 26" high $90 SSF
1/2 L x 27 W x 30 like new, $95. firm,
REPTILE CAGE - Medium size, $20.,
SMALL DOG wire cage; pink, two doors
with divider $50. (650) 743-9534.
315 Wanted to Buy
You Get The
$ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
WILL PAY Cash for vintage designer
handbags. Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci,
etc. (650)593-0757
32 Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 THEDAILYJOURNAL
316 Clothes
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,
COWBOY SHIRTS - pearl snaps, pock-
ets, XL/XXL, perfect $15 each, cowboy
boots, 9D, black, $45., 650-595-3933
EUROPEAN STYLE nubek leather la-
dies winter coat - tan colored with green
lapel & hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129
GEORGE STRAIT Collection Resistol
oval shape, off white Hat size 7 1/8 $40
HARDING PARK mens golf dress shirts
(new) asking $25 (650)871-7200
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 FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining,
size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990
LADIES JACKET size 3x 70% wool 30%
nylon never worn $50. (650)592-2648
LADIES PLUS Clothing - mint condition,
Fancy/plain sweaters, tops, dresses, out-
fits, summer and winter. $4.00 each,
LEATHER COAT medium size (snake
skin design) $25 (650)755-8238
MEN'S SUIT almost new $25.
MENS JEANS (8) Brand names verious
sizes 32,33,34 waist 30,32 length $99 for
all (650)347-5104
$25., 650-364-0902
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
VINTAGE 1930 Ermine fur coat Black full
length $35 650 755-9833
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
317 Building Materials
with 50" and 71" height, still in box, $50
obo (650)345-5502
Box, 24, $15 (650)341-8342
PLYWOOD - good plywood, 4x8, various
sizes, 1/4to 3/4, $25., (650)851-0878
PVC - 1, 100 feet, 20 ft. lengths, $25.,
TILES, DARK Red clay, 6x6x1/2 6
Dozen at 50 ea (650)341-8342
35 1/4" x 79 1/4". Asking $50.00. Call
318 Sports Equipment
help lose weight $40., (650)368-3037
Quality $3.50 each. Call (650) 349-6059.
BACKPACK - Large for overnight camp-
ing, excellent condition, $65., (650)212-
BASKETBALL RIM, net & backboard
$35/all 650-345-7132 Leave message.
BOYS BICYCLE with Helmet. Triax,
Good Condition, SOLD!
camp stove for boaters or camping. Mint
condition. $35.00 (650)375-8044
BALL SYSTEM - by Life Time, brand
new, $100., Pacific, SOLD!
DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18 di-
meter, Halex brand w/mounting hard-
ware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358
EXERCISE MAT used once, lavender
$12, (650)368-3037
GIRLS BIKE, Princess 16 wheels with
helmet, $50 San Mateo (650)341-5347
GOLF CLUBS Driver, 7 wood, putter, 9
irons, bag, & pull cart. $99
PING CRAZ-E Putter w/ cover. 35in.
Like New $75 call(650)208-5758
THULE BIKE RACK - Fits rectangular
load bars. Holds bike upright. $100.
an Staionery Bike, both $400. Or sepa-
rate: $150 for the bike, $350 for the
treadmill. Call (650)992-8757
TWO YOGA Videos. Never used, one
with Patrisha Walden, one by Rebok with
booklet. Both $6 (650)755-8238
121 & 131 11th Ave.
Sept. 29th
9 am - 4 pm
Collectibles, clocks, house-
hold goods, toys and more!
325 Estate Sales
Sept. 29 & 30
Sat. (9-5)
Sun. (9-3)
3 Gaylord Ct.
San Carlos
Must Go!
Queen Bedroom
Set, Dining Room
Set, Living Room
and more!
Cash Only
335 Garden Equipment
MOWER - 20 rear discharge, extra new
grasscatcher, $85., (650)368-0748
bar never used $85 650 345-7352
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $99
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BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, New carpets,
new granite counters, dishwasher, balco-
ny, covered carports, storage, pool, no
pets. (650) 591-4046
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$49-59 daily + tax
$294-$322 weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
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950 El Camino Real San Carlos
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620 Automobiles
93 FLEETWOOD Chrome wheels Grey
leather interior 237k miles Sedan $ 2,500
or Trade, Good Condition (650)481-5296
CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
HONDA 10 ACCORD LX - 4 door se-
dan, low miles, $19K, (650)573-6981
HONDA 10 ACCORD LX - 4 door se-
dan, low miles, $19K, (650)573-6981
INFINITI Q45 94 - Black, lots of extras,
$3500. obo, Annie (650)740-1743
620 Automobiles
miles, 4 wheel Drive, $7,525, (650)591-
MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
625 Classic Cars
DATSUN 72 - 240Z with Chevy 350, au-
tomatic, custom, $3,600 or trade.
(415) 412-7030
635 Vans
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
special construction, 1340 ccs,
Awesome! $5,950/obo
Rob (415)602-4535.
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
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Redwood City
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650 868 - 8492
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San Carlos
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Making Peninsula homes
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San Carlos
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1205 Capuchino Ave.
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San Carlos
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951 Old County Road
Suite 1
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ON CALL 24/7
By David Stringer and Ron Depasquale
UNITED NATIONS Syrias civil war is
worsening and there is no prospect of a quick
end to the violence, international envoy
Lakhdar Brahimi said Monday in a gloomy
assessment to the U.N. Security Council.
The new envoy leavened his message, how-
ever, saying he was crafting a new plan that he
hoped could break the impasse, but refused to
give details or say when it would be ready.
Despite President Bashar Assads refusal to
end his familys 40-year grip on power, some
tentative hope of a solution remained, Brahimi
said in his rst brieng to the council since he
took over from Ko Annan on Sept. 1 as the
U.N.-Arab League special representative for
I think there is no disagreement anywhere
that the situation in Syria is extremely bad and
getting worse, that it is a threat to the region
and a threat to peace and security in the
world, Brahimi told reporters after the
closed-door talks.
Activists claim nearly 30,000 people have
died in the uprising which began in March
2011, including in attacks Monday by Syrian
warplanes in the northern city of Aleppo.
Brahimi had just returned from Syria and
refugee camps in Jordan and Turkey. His
gloomy report of a looming food crisis, battle-
damaged schools and shuttered factories, con-
tradicted his insistence that he saw grounds
for optimism, including some signs that the
divided Syrian opposition may be moving
toward unity. That is key for any political
negotiations Brahimi would oversee.
I refuse to believe that reasonable people
do not see that you cannot go backward, that
you cannot go back to the Syria of the past. I
told everybody in Damascus and everywhere
that reform is not enough anymore, what is
needed is change, said Brahimi, who has met
with Assad and other regime officials in
U.K. to extradite radical
Muslim cleric to U.S.
LONDON A European court ruled
Monday that radical Muslim cleric Abu
Hamza al-Masri can be extradited to the
United States to face terrorism charges,
including allegedly trying to set up an al-
Qaida training camp in rural Oregon.
The decision ends a long-running legal bat-
tle and means that al-Masri, considered one of
Britains most notorious extremists, could be
deported within weeks along with four other
terrorism suspects in Britain.
Authorities in the U.S. have for years asked
for Al-Masri and the others to be handed over,
but the process had been delayed because the
men raised human rights objections.
The men had argued before the European
Court of Human Rights that they could face
prison conditions and jail terms in the U.S.
that would expose them to torture or inhuman
or degrading treatment or punishment in
breach of the European human rights code.
U.N. envoy: Syria war
threatening the region
Around the world
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