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Peninsulaoffice rents up
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
More office spaces are being
filled and built along the Peninsula
while rents are ticking up, which
experts say is a sign the economy
has bounced back.
On the Peninsula, average ask-
ing rents ended the year at $45.56
per square foot a year, up 8 percent
from last year, according to a
fourth quarter 2013 report by
Jones Lang LaSalle, a company
that provides commercial real
estate services for tenants, corpo-
rations and investors. Some ten-
ants in Silicon Valley looking for
100,000 square feet are rumored to
have expanded their search criteria
to include the mid-Peninsula, the
report stated. More investors are
beginning to warm up to the mid-
Peninsula. The market has seen a
significant uptick in sales activi-
t y, likely triggered by the growing
number of tenant migrations to the
area, the Jones Lang LaSalle report
stated. Overall, the average asking
rate for San Mateo County is
$41.88 per square foot a year,
according to a fourth quarter 2013
report from Colliers International.
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Asplit, a move a couple blocks
away and a somewhat unprecedent-
ed exodus means a new start for 17
lawyers and paralegals beginning
what is now the largest wealth
advisory-focused law firm in
California.
Officially launched yesterday,
the staff of the boutique Anderson
Yazdi Hwang Minton + Horn LLP
are all splitting from the large
Burlingame-based Carr McClellan
Ingersoll Thompson Horn, which
was founded in 1945 and has 10
specialized practices. The new
team, moving from 216 Park Road
to 320 Primrose Road, is excited
to be forming a law firm focused
solely on advising its high net
worth clients and expanding its
client base. Golnar Yazdi and
Steven Anderson are the founders
of the new firm.
New law firm forms inBurlingame
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
The county is taking a longer
view at health care costs, opting
to potentially lose more money to
the state in the short term in
hopes of seeing a declining take-
away in the future.
Rather than lose
$15 million a year
regardless of the
count y-operat ed
San Mateo
Medical Center’s
financial picture, Health System
officials are pushing a plan less
certain but with the potential of
greater savings.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget last
year left San Mateo County, like
all California counties, facing two
potentially problematic formulas
for figuring out how many of its
health realignment dollars will be
retained by the state. On Tuesday,
Health System Chief Jean Fraser
will ask county supervisors to
bypass a flat 60 percent rate with a
certain outcome and approve a for-
San Mateo County picks health funding formula
Menlo Park fire
chief returns to
part-time duty
Harold Schapelhouman left
partially paralyzed after fall
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
Nearly eight months after Harold
Schapelhouman suffered a cata-
strophic fall
from a ladder at
his home which
resulted in the
loss of use of his
legs and partial
loss of the use of
one hand, the
fire chief has
returned to work
part time
Monday, accord-
ing to the
Menlo Park Fire Protection District.
During his recovery and rehabili-
tation since his accident,
Schapelhouman expressed his
desire to return to work at the dis-
trict, and district staff has been
working with him on a plan to
resume his job.
“I want to express the board’s
admiration for Harold and his deter-
mined efforts in recuperating, his
perseverance, and his willingness
to return to the job,” board
President Rex Ianson said in a pre-
pared statement. Schapelhouman
will work approximately four hours
per day for the first two weeks, after
which he and the board will deter-
mine an appropriate schedule.
As required by the Americans with
Disabilities Act processes, the dis-
trict is providing reasonable accom-
modation for Schapelhouman includ-
ing a vehicle modified for his use.
The district office is already compli-
ant with ADA, and is fully accessible
to individuals in wheelchairs.
“Returning to work for this great
organization and community is
both an honor and a privilege that I
don’t take for granted,”
Schapelhouman said in a prepared
statement.“I look forward to contin-
uing to contribute to the fire dis-
trict’s important public safety mis-
sion and the fire board’s strategic
objectives.”
Schapelhouman, 52, has been
with the fire protection district
since 1981 and has served as fire
chief since 2007.
The Menlo Park Fire Protection
District encompasses approximate-
ly 30 square miles on the Peninsula
in part of San Mateo County. The
district’s population is approxi-
mately 90,000 and includes the
communities of Atherton, Menlo
Park and East Palo Alto, in addition
to nearby unincorporated areas of
San Mateo County. The district has
seven fire stations, and also pro-
vides educational services including
CERT, cadet, explorer and other fire
and life safety programs.
Harold
Schapelhouman
ANGELA SWARTZ/DAILY JOURNAL
There was about 10.8 percent office vacancy in San Mateo during the fourth quarter of 2013.
Experts say trend is sign of
further recovering economy
Anderson Yazdi Hwang Minton + Horn LLP
separates from longtime group nearby
Burlingame lawyers of the new Anderson Yazdi from left to right: John
Minton, Albert Horn, Golnar Yazdi, Steve Anderson and Sinclair Hwang.
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Inside
U.S. marks
four straight
years of slowing
health costs
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SPORTS PAGE 11
Wal-Mart eyes legal action
over donkey meat recall
NEWYORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
says it’s considering taking legal
action against “responsible parties”
after DNA testing showed traces of
fox meat in the donkey meat it sold in
China.
Wal-Mart had recalled the donkey
meat — which it said was considered a
popular delicacy in parts of China —
after DNA testing by a government
agency. The company said Thursday
that it withdrew all products from the
supplier, Dezhou Fujude Food
Company, and that affected customers
were offered compensation.
It also says it plans to add DNA
testing to its meat products in China.
Wal-Mart, based in Bentonville,
Ark., has 404 stores in China. A
spokesman for the company, Kevin
Gardner, says only a select number of
stores were affected, but didn’t give a
specific number.
It’s not the first time a U.S. compa-
ny has encountered supply issues in
China, where food safety is a signifi-
cant concern among consumers. Yum
Brands Inc., which owns KFC, is still
working to repair its reputation after
a Chinese TV report in 2012 that
showed some of its suppliers were
giving chickens unapproved levels of
antibiotics.
Homeless man not
hard rock band’s drummer
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — He wasn’t
asked to play a few licks on the drums,
but police in Gloucester quickly deter-
mined that the homeless man they
found at a city business wasn’t who
claimed to be.
When officers responded to the busi-
ness Thursday to assist employees
with the man, he claimed he was the
drummer for the 1980s-era hard rock
band Whitesnake.
The Gloucester Times reports that a
quick check of records indicated that
that was not true.
The man, who had no known address,
had been asked to leave an apartment
building earlier in the night when he
was found sleeping in the doorway.
The unnamed man was taken to a
hospital for evaluation.
Candy-craving thieves flee
warehouse empty-handed
HESPERIA — For a pair of thwarted
Southern California thieves, taking
candy from a well-alarmed warehouse
proved a lot harder than taking it from
a baby.
Video surveillance captured the
would-be candy swipers as they
approached Candy Crate’s warehouse
in Hesperia on Friday. The men broke a
window and fled.
The company sells retro sweets like
candy cigarettes and Astro Pops.
Candy Crate operations manager
Randi Caporale tells the Victorville
Daily Press an alarm went off that like-
ly scared away the thieves, and “not
even a Blow Pop” was taken.
Caporale says the warehouse is “in
the middle of nowhere, so maybe they
thought they’d come in and get their
candy on.”
The facility is open to the public,
but the company sells most of its
candy online, so little cash is on hand.
Flight makes
emergency landing at Kansas
City International Airport
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An American
Airlines flight made an emergency
landing at Kansas City International
Airport after a flash drive was found in
a bathroom.
Airport spokesman Joe McBride
says the discovery was made Sunday
afternoon as Flight 24 was headed from
San Francisco International Airport to
John F. Kennedy International Airport
in New York City.
McBride says the Boeing 767 was
taken to an area away from the termi-
nal and was being searched. The 227
passengers and crew members were
evacuated. McBride says it is “a new
day and age since 9/11” and that offi-
cials take precautions if something is
deemed suspicious.
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This Day in History
Thought for the Day
1789
America held its first presidential
election as voters chose electors who,
a month later, selected George
Washington to be the nation’s first
chief executive.
“There may be Peace
without Joy, and Joy without Peace,
but the two combined make Happiness.”
— John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, author (1875-1940)
Singer Kenny
Loggins is 66.
Actor Dustin
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I n 1610, astronomer Galileo Galilei began observing
three of Jupiter’s moons (he spotted a fourth moon almost a
week later).
I n 1800, the 13th president of the United States, Millard
Fillmore, was born in Summerhill, N.Y.
I n 1894, one of the earliest motion picture experiments
took place at the Thomas Edison studio in West Orange,
N.J., as Fred Ott was filmed taking a pinch of snuff and
sneezing.
I n 1927, commercial transatlantic telephone service was
inaugurated between New York and London.
I n 1942, the Japanese siege of Bataan began during World
War II. (The fall of Bataan three months later was followed
by the notorious Death March.)
I n 1949, George C. Marshall resigned as U.S. Secretary of
State; President Harry S. Truman chose Dean Acheson to suc-
ceed him.
I n 1953, President Harry S. Truman announced in his State
of the Union message to Congress that the United States had
developed a hydrogen bomb.
I n 1963, the U.S. Post Office raised the cost of a first-class
stamp from 4 to 5 cents.
I n 1973, sniper Mark Essex laid siege at a Howard
Johnson’s Motor Lodge in downtown New Orleans for about
10 hours, killing seven people before being slain by police
sharpshooters.
I n 1979, Vietnamese forces captured the Cambodian capi-
tal of Phnom Penh, overthrowing the Khmer Rouge govern-
ment.
I n 1989, Emperor Hirohito of Japan died in Tokyo at age
87; he was succeeded by his son, Crown Prince Akihito.
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62. Actor David Caruso is 58. Talk show host Katie Couric is
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Fighting) is 49. Actor Doug E. Doug is 44. Actor Kevin Rahm
is 43. Actor Jeremy Renner is 43.
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By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
When Dave Pine is sworn in as president of
the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
this evening, the ceremony will echo ele-
ments of his joining the board nearly three
years ago.
The board reorganization is again at
Burlingame High School and attendees will
be entertained once more by the Ragazzi
Boys Chorus of which Pine’s son is a mem-
ber. There will be an air of celebration. But
Pine said there are some marked differences
between 2011 at the tail end of the recession
and now when the economic picture is quite
rosier.
“When I first joined, the environment
focused on budget cuts and tremendous uncer-
tainty. We were really just trying to keep the
boat afloat,” Pine said. “Now it’s radically
improved and an entirely different atmos-
phere.”
Pine’s turn as president will be as the coun-
ty launches programs funded by Measure A’s
half-cent sales tax revenue, more residents
have health care coverage because of the
Affordable Care Act and supervisors settle
into a new election system in which they are
chosen by only their district.
“It’s very exciting,” he said. “I feel very
privileged to serve on the Board of
Supervisors and its a terrif-
ic opportunity to make a
difference in the communi-
t y.”
In May 2011, Pine, 55,
won a six-way countywide
race for the District One
seat vacated when supervi-
sor Mark Church was
elected chief elections
office and assessor-county
clerk-recorder. Pine was then re-elected to a
regular full term the following year.
Prior to becoming a county supervisor,
Pine was a past president of the San Mateo
Union High School District board and worked
at Handspring Inc. and Excite@Home.
Among his surprises in office was just how
much there is to learn about health care, men-
tal health and substance abuse and the array of
municipal services the county provides to its
unincorporated areas.
Pine is a vocal advocate of supporting chil-
dren and youth, bolstering the county’s cash-
strapped parks system and finding greater
governmental transparency and efficiency.
Heading into his presidency, Pine said all that
remains a priority while the infusion of
Measure Amoney will help keep many pro-
grams a reality.
“It’s a really good time for us to make
investments in prevention and early inter-
vention,” he said, ticking off initiatives like
sustaining third-grade reading, services for
youth with mental illness and development
alternatives to jail for those with mental ill-
ness.
Pine has also added to his plate the issue of
sea level rise. He recently helped host a con-
ference on the environmental topic in San
Mateo County and said it is time to make it a
priority.
“It’s been described as a slow-moving
emergency and it’s one we would be better
served to get ahead of,” he said.
Looking into the proverbial crystal ball,
Pine said all signs are for the most part good
for the county with a few cautionary notes due
to the uncertainty of state funding.
Pine, a proponent of district elections, is
also excited to have the switch finally in
place and new boundaries finalized. He said
everybody is waiting to see to what extent the
supervisors, including himself, will be less
concerned about the entire county versus an
individual district but feels becoming more
attuned to constituents is a positive develop-
ment.
“I’m confident we can handle both,” he
said.
The reorganization and swearing in is 6
p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Burlingame High
School Theater, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame.
A reception will follow.
Suspect in S.F. consulate
arson says he heard voices
A Chinese national called police to tell
them he lit a blaze at the Chinese Consulate
in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve, telling
investigators he was driven by voices he
was hearing, the FBI said Monday.
Yan Feng, 39, of Daly City, told investi-
gators he unsuccessfully tried to use his
passport to ignite gasoline he had poured
on the consulate’s door and steps, an FBI
affidavit said.
FBI Special Agent in Charge David J.
Johnson said Monday that Feng was arrest-
ed at his home Friday after he called police
in Daly City, a San Francisco suburb.
The suspect, who has permanent resident
status, made his first court appearance
Monday on charges of causing damage to
property of a foreign government and
arson.
Johnson said the investigation into the
alleged motive is ongoing but the FBI
believes that terrorism, politics or civil
rights were not involved. “Right now, we’re
looking at this as purely a criminal matter, ”
he said.
A four-page FBI affidavit filed in support
of federal charges said after Feng called Daly
City authorities claiming to be the alleged
arsonist, officers detained Feng.
Pine ready to pick up gavel
BURLINGAME
Burglary. A man reported that his apart-
ment was burglarized while he was at work
on the 1000 block of Cadillac Way before
5:43 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9.
Theft. A man reported that his daughter’s
cellphone was stolen from her backpack
while at school on the 1700 block of
Quesada Way before 5:38 p.m. Monday, Dec.
9.
Mi scel l aneous. An officer posted a notice
on a shack that it will be removed from the
3000 block of Arguello Drive before 10:41
a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
BELMONT
Di sabl ed vehi cl e. A motorist in a small
red car was stranded on Ralston Avenue
before 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25.
St ol en vehi cl e. A Jeep Wrangler was
reported missing on Chesterton Avenue
before 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Publ i c works cal l . Water was gushing out
of the ground near a utility pole on Ralston
Avenue before 4:41 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.
25.
Ci vi l probl em. A check from a closed
account was received on Old County Road
before 11:36 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Police reports
Let sleeping dogs lie
A man found sleeping under a blanket
was upset when officers woke him up to
offer social assistance at the 1000
block of Burlingame Avenue in
Burlingame before 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec.
8.
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Pauline Estelle Busch
Pauline Estelle Busch, born Sept. 14,
1928, died Jan. 1, 2014.
Pauline is survived by
her husband Joseph H.
Busch, son Mark J.
Busch, daughter Lori A.
(Steven T.) Dachauer,
granddaughters Traci A.
(Anthony R.) Tyler and
Julie M. Dachauer, son
in law Anthony R. Tyler
and great-grandson
Tatum A. Tyler. Her brothers Rex Gomes,
Ralph Gomes and sister Virginia Jordan
(Gomes) all predeceased her.
Born in Oakland, she spent most of her
life in Oakland and Mendocino where she
loved camping and swimming. She gradu-
ated high school in Oakland where she
excelled in all things. She loved music
and was an excellent singer.
Pauline enjoyed her loved ones and
watching them grow.
Family and friends may visit after 9:30
a.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at the Chapel of the
Highlands in Millbrae. The funeral will
leave the chapel at 10 a.m. and proceed to
St. Veronica’s Church, 434 Alida Way,
South San Francisco, where the funeral
mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.
Services will conclude at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to
the St. Jude’s Children’s hospital or a can-
cer fund of your choice.
Frances Munson Snyder
Frances Munson Snyder, late of San
Bruno and San Mateo County resident
since 1975, died in Palo Alto Jan. 5,
2014.
Companion of Jeannette Marchionna,
daughter of the late Fred and the late Lilly
Munson, sister of the late James Munson
and the late Thelma Nelson, and great aunt
of Denise Chalfon and Richard DeVault.
A native of Livingston, Mont., age 91
years.
She served in the Nurse Cadet Corps
while in Nurses Training at Saint
Vincent’s in Billings, Mont., during
World War II; graduating with a bachelor’s
degree from Seattle University in 1956
and a master’s degree from Catholic
University of America in 1960; continued
in U.S. public health service from 1960
until 1978 retiring as a Captain 06.
“She had an adventurous spirit, and
Frannie loved God!”
The funeral mass is 11 a.m. Thursday,
Jan. 9 at Saint Dunstan Catholic Church,
1133 Broadway in Millbrae. Committal
will follow at Holy Cross Catholic
Cemetery in Colma. Vi si t at i ons
Wednesday after 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the
Chapel of the Highlands, 194 Millwood
Drive in Millbrae, with a vigil service
beginning at 7 p.m.
Donations appreciated to Little Sisters
of the Poor at www.littlesistersofthep-
oor. org .
Vera V. Moore
Vera V. Moore, born May 16, 1923, died
Jan. 4, 2014, in Livermore at age 90.
Vera was preceded in death by her hus-
band Melvin R. Moore and her five sis-
ters. Survived by her daughter Bridget
Nelson, her husband David and two grand-
children Nate and Sara.
Vera was born in San Mateo and was a
resident of San Mateo County for 88
years, her last years she resided with her
daughter in Livermore. She was very proud
of being a California native. She enjoyed
watching football, baseball, singing and
spending time with her grandchildren.
Friends are invited to attend chapel
services at Gates of Heaven Cemetery,
2255 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos.
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Boyfriend imprisoned
for molesting girl
ARedwood City man convicted of molest-
ing his long-term, live-in girlfriend’s 10-
year-old daughter while
her mother showered was
sentenced yesterday to six
years in prison and must
register for life as a sex
offender.
Jurors convicted Paul
Anthony Hewitt, 44, in
April of five counts of
felony molestation and
acquitted him on one
other count.
Hewitt abused the girl in May 2008 but
police were not notified for two more years,
according to the District Attorney’s Office.
Prosecutors say on that particular day, the
family arrived home from a christening and
Hewitt carried the sleeping girl upstairs to her
bed while the mother showered. He reportedly
touched the girl inappropriately several times
while the girl feigned sleep in hopes of it
stopping. The girl allegedly told her mother
the next day and Hewitt denied any wrongdo-
ing. The family remained together about a
year and after that the girl told a teacher who
contacted police.
Hewitt has credit of 404 days against this
sentence earned while in custody without bail
since his conviction, During trial, he had
been free on $250,000 bail.
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Jackson, Edith Charlotte
(nee Guest).
Passed away peacefully at her home in
Rocklin, CA on December 27, 2013 after
a brief illness. Born on October 3, 1925 in
San Francisco to Herbert and Charlotte
Guest, the family moved to Millbrae in 1939
where Herbert worked as a carpenter for
Niels Schulz building many of Millbrae’s
stately homes. Edith graduated from Burlingame High School in 1943. During World War
II she worked in San Francisco for Southern Pacific Railroad and Standard Oil, and was a
hostess in a canteen to servicemen passing through San Francisco. At the age of 16 Edith
was introduced to a tall handsome Australian Merchant Marine, and it was love at first
sight. Four years later, once the war was over, Edith married Lionel Jackson and thereupon
was the start of 62 wonderful years of marriage. Edith and Lionel’s home in Millbrae was
a busy, happy home where they raised their five sons and numerous pets, and where all
the boys’ friends and Lionel’s extended Aussie family were always welcome. Edith was the
consummate homemaker and was happiest when her growing family would gather together.
In their later years Edith and Lionel travelled to Australia and enjoyed road trips to Redondo
Beach and to Vancouver, Canada. Once Lionel retired from a stellar career in residential
real estate, Lionel and Edith relocated to Rocklin where Edith lovingly cared for Lionel for
several years until he succumbed to Alzheimer ’s disease in 2008. Edith’s selfless devotion to
Lionel during his illness is a testament to their strong marriage. Edith is survived by sons
and daughters- in-law Lionel and Carol, Richard and Barbara, Russell and Gail, Scott and
Vilma, and Ross and Norine. She was grandmother to nine and great-grandmother to three,
including her namesake, Edith, born July, 2013. The family is grateful to Ross and Norine for
their loving care of Mom. Interment will be at Alta Mesa Cemetery in Los Altos where Edith
will rest with her parents and beloved Lionel in eternity.
Obituary
ARMIN JACOBS
6/26/1928 – 3/2/2013
Hanna Orsolini (Borath) of Belmont, California, born in Uelzen, Germany
of the late Ernst and Anna Borath on January 21, 1938, died on December
19, 2013 at the age of 75. She was preceded in death by her sister Helen,
and brother Ernst.
Hanna is survived by her four children; daughter Ann (Kurt) Hugger of
Fremont; son Robert of Belmont; son Thomas (Nancy) of Rocklin, and
daughter Sandra (Chris) Pimentel of Redwood City; three grandchildren,
Zachary, Ethan, and Gavin of Redwood City; Godson Bryce Welch of
San Carlos; Nieces Marlene (Jim) Kinzer of Franklin, Ohio and Gudrun
Schwartz of Leesburg, Virginia, and nephew Gerald (Rita) Pieper of New
Windsor, New York.
Hanna graduated from High School in International Falls, MN in 1958
where she was crowned Winter Sports Queen. She worked hard to support
and raise her four children in Belmont, where she lived for nearly 50
years. She supported and attended numerous sporting events of her
children, loved to garden, loved the mountains and the ocean and took
countless day trips to the beach. She was athletic, enjoyed cheering for
the Giants, loved music and played the piano. She always found time to
vacation with her kids, and loved Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Hanna was an
excellent cook and knew all the best places to eat!
She will be dearly missed and will live on in our hearts.
Obituary
By Dan McMenamin
BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE
A man who was struck and killed on
Interstate 280 in Daly City early Friday
morning after crashing a stolen car he was
driving has been identified by the San
Francisco medical examiner’s office as 32-
year-old Alfred Jeter.
The crash happened at about 5:30 a.m. on
northbound Interstate 280 near the John
Daly Boulevard off-ramp, according to the
California Highway Patrol.
Jeter was driving a GMC that struck the
center divider. A woman driving a Honda
Civic then hit the stalled car, CHP Officer
Michael Ferguson said.
At that point, Jeter got out of the GMC
carrying a yellow duffel bag and tried to flee
by running across the northbound lanes but
then ran back to the center divider, Ferguson
said.
Someone who pulled over to help tried to
tell him to stay out of the road, prompting
Jeter to allegedly throw a punch at him,
Ferguson said. The punch missed and Jeter
then jumped over the median into a south-
bound lane where he was struck by a car and
killed.
Other vehicles also struck him and those
drivers did not stop at the scene. By mid-
afternoon Friday, two drivers had contacted
the CHP to say they may have hit him but
didn’t realize it until afterward, according to
Ferguson. He said those people will not face
charges in the case.
Ferguson said the car Jeter was driving had
been stolen out of Millbrae late Thursday or
early Friday. Asmall-caliber rifle and a BB
gun, both reported stolen, were also found
in the GMC, according to the CHP.
Jeter was also found with a driver’s license
that identified him as a 53-year-old man.
Ferguson said the CHP is investigating
whether the ID was also stolen.
The driver of the Honda that initially
struck the GMC was taken to San Francisco
General Hospital to be treated for injuries
that are not life-threatening, Ferguson
said.
Man killed after crashing stolen
car on Interstate 280 identified
By Don Thompson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO — An embattled state sen-
ator said Monday that he intends to keep
working with his fellow lawmakers despite
an ongoing federal corruption investigation
and a bitter finger-pointing exchange with
Senate leaders.
No charges have been filed against
Democrat Ron Calderon of Montebello,
who again denied wrongdoing in brief com-
ments to reporters after the Senate
adjourned.
Calderon said he was eager to join his col-
leagues, although there are signs they
might not be so happy to see him.
FBI agents raided Calderon’s Sacramento
offices in June, and an FBI affidavit leaked in
October alleges that he accepted nearly
$90,000 from an undercover FBI agent and a
Long Beach hospital executive in efforts to
influence legislation.
His assigned seat in the Senate chambers
has been moved from front-and-center to a
far corner, next to a vacant desk. He also has
been stripped of all committee assignments
while the investigation continues.
“I don’t have a problem sitting there, as
long as I have a microphone and I can pres-
ent my bills and vote,” Calderon told
reporters.
He also said losing his committee assign-
ments gives him “more time to work on
some legislation and do more work in the
district.”
When the Senate convened in the after-
noon, Calderon entered the chamber several
minutes late, drawing attention as Senate
President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg was
welcoming lawmakers back for the new
year.
Lawmaker in FBI probe
returns in diminished role
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Sleeping driver
arrested for ID theft at SFO
Officers responding to a report of a
woman sleeping behind the wheel of a
rental car at San
F r a n c i s c o
I n t e r n a t i o n a l
Airport last
Thursday arrested
her on suspicion of
identity theft and
possession of bur-
glary tools after
reportedly finding
the items.
Jessica Danielle Fawn Adams, 28, of
San Leandro, is also on parole for a
2010 felony conviction out of
Oakland so was also booked for com-
mitting a violation.
Adams had identification in another
person’s name and burglary tools when
officers from the San Francisco Police
Department’s airport bureau encoun-
tered her at the rental car facility at
6:14 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, according
to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s
Office.
Naked man spotted
on school campus
South San Francisco police are on
the lookout for a man seen without any
clothing on a playground of a closed
school Wednesday afternoon.
At approximately 3:29 p.m., Jan. 1,
the man was seen on the elementary
school grounds on the 500 block of
Spruce Avenue naked. He was accompa-
nied by a 9-year-old boy, who appeared
to be familiar with him, and put his
clothes back on after the boy told him
a witness had seen him, according to
police.
The man was described as 18 to 19
years old and Hispanic or Filipino. He
was seen leaving the area in a light
blue Dodge Neon, according to police.
Package thief takes plea deal
A36-year-old San Bruno man arrest-
ed by San Mateo police in November
after allegedly stealing a package from
a delivery truck pleaded no contest to
possession of methamphetamine and
stolen property.
Shane Milbourn also admitted hav-
ing a prior felony strike conviction in
return for no more than eight years and
eight months in prison when sen-
tenced Feb. 20. The plea deal will also
settle his two other felony cases for car
burglary and commercial burglary.
San Mateo police arrested Milbourn
Nov. 13 after responding to the 1200
block of Dore Avenue where a delivery
truck driver reported confronting a
man burglarizing his truck. Police
found Milbourn nearby and took him
into custody after a short chase. He was
reportedly under the influence of drugs.
He remains in custody on $100,000
bail.
Girl declared brain dead
moved to unnamed facility
The 13-year-old California girl who
was declared brain dead after suffering
complications from
sleep apnea surgery
is being cared for at a
facility that shares
her family’s belief
that she still is alive,
her uncle said
Monday.
Jahi McMath’s
family and their
lawyer would not dis-
close where the 8th grader was taken on
Sunday night after a weekslong battle to
prevent Children’s Hospital Oakland
from removing her from the breathing
machine that has kept her heart beating
for 28 days.
The uncle, Omari Sealey, told
reporters Monday that Jahi traveled by
ground and that there were no complica-
tions in the transfer, suggesting she
may still be in California. Nurses and
doctors there are working to stabilize
her with intravenous antibiotics, miner-
als and supplements while she remains
on the ventilator, but her condition is
too precarious for additional measures,
lawyer Christopher Dolan said.
The new facility has “been very wel-
coming with open arms. They have
beliefs just like ours,” Sealey said.
“They believe as we do...It’s a place
where she is going to get the treatment
she deserves.”
Jim Shea,husband of the late and former Millbrae School Elementary School District
trustee Caroline Shea,cuts the ribbon to officially open Taylor Middle School’s new
multi-purpose room, which is named The Caroline Shea Center Monday, Dec. 9.
CITY GOVERNMENT
• The Burl i ngame Traff i c ,
Saf et y and Parki ng
Commi s s i on will discuss a
potential downtown Burlingame
parking structure at a meeting 7
p.m. Jan. 9 in Ci t y Hal l, 501
Primrose Road.
Jessica Adams
Local briefs
Jahi McMath
Lawmakers pledge
fiscal prudence for
California budget
By Juliet Williams
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers returned to the
Capitol on Monday for the second half of their two-year ses-
sion, one that is expected to be marked
by conflicts over spending or saving a
budget surplus that was unthinkable just a
couple of years ago.
Members of the Assembly and Senate
appeared jovial during their opening ses-
sions, but many were looking ahead to
Friday, when Gov. Jerry Brown releases
his budget proposal for the fiscal year
that starts in July.
The independent Legislative Analyst’s
Office is projecting a $3.2 billion surplus, the first one in
years, and many Democratic constituencies have their eye
on the money after years of cuts to state programs. Several
Democratic lawmakers already are advocating for higher
spending on certain programs, although the party’s leader-
ship is preaching a more conservative approach.
Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, said his top priority
will be securing California’s fiscal stability.
“The cornerstone of that has to be creating a rainy day
fund so we do not replicate the patterns of spending and bust
of the past,” Perez said after Monday’s session.
He said his proposals will align with the legislative ana-
lyst’s previous recommendations to set aside some of the
funding and what he believes will be in the governor’s budg-
et proposal.
“I think you will see that as the cornerstone for all deci-
sions and how we govern ourselves,” Perez said. “Our first
priority is fiscal discipline and establishing a rainy day fund
for the future.”
California’s budget deficit was about $25 billion when
Brown took office in 2011. He was able to close it in large
part because of the national recovery from the recession and
because he persuaded voters in 2012 to pass temporary
increases to the state sales tax and income taxes for high
earners.
Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway, R-Tulare,
urged spending prudence and noted that the extra money is
still only a projection.
Jerry Brown
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Taxi
By Mark Sherman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on
Monday put same-sex marriages on hold in
Utah, at least while a federal appeals court
more fully considers the issue.
The court issued a brief order blocking any
new same-sex unions in the state.
The order grants an emergency appeal by
the state following the Dec. 20 ruling by
U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby that the
state’s ban on same-sex marriage violates
gay and lesbian couples’ constitutional
rights.
More than 900 gay and lesbian couples
have married since then.
The high court order will remain in effect
until the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit
Court of Appeals decides whether to uphold
Shelby’s ruling.
The state’s request to the Supreme Court
was filed with Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who
handles emergency appeals from Utah and
the five other states in the 10th Circuit.
Sotomayor turned the matter over to the
entire court.
The action now shifts to Denver, where
the appeals court will consider arguments
from the state against same-sex marriage as
well as from the three gay and lesbian cou-
ples who challenged the ban in support of
Shelby’s ruling. The appeals court had twice
rebuffed the state’s plea to stop gay wed-
dings pending appeal.
Utah changed its constitution to prohibit
same-sex marriage in 2004.
Nearly two-thirds of Utah’s 2.8 million
residents are members of The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and
Mormons dominate the state’s legal and
political circles. The Mormon church was
one of the leading forces behind
California’s short-lived ban on same-sex
marriage, Proposition 8.
Though the church has softened its stance
toward gays and lesbians in recent years, the
church still teaches that homosexual activi-
ty is a sin and stands by its support for “tra-
ditional marriage.”
Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold
REUTERS FILE PHOTO
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court halted gay marriage in Utah by granting a request from
state officials appealing a lower-court ruling that allowed same-sex weddings to go ahead in
the heavily-Mormon state.
By David Espo
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — The Senate plunged
into an election-year session Monday that
promises to be long on political maneuver-
ing and less so on accomplishment, begin-
ning with a slow-motion struggle over leg-
islation to renew lapsed jobless benefit s
for the long-term unemployed.
“I’m optimistic, cautiously optimistic,
that the new year will bring a renewed spir-
it of cooperation to this chamber,” said
Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., in the
first remarks of the year on the Senate floor.
Within moments, he pivoted, accusing
Republicans of “never ending obstruction”
to President Barack Obama’s proposals
over the past five years.
Atest vote on the unemployment bill —
the year’s first showdown — was postponed
at the last minute until Tuesday morning at
the behest of Republicans, who noted that
more than a dozen lawmakers had been
unable to return to Washington because of
bad weather.
Even then the rhetoric was heated. “It’s
transparent this is a political exercise,”
said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, moments
before Reid agreed to the delay.
Democratic supporters of the three-
month extension of jobless benefits said
they were close to the 60 votes needed to
advance the White House-backed bill. Their
chances hinged on securing backing from
at least four Republicans in addition to Sen.
Dean Heller of high-unemployment
Nevada, a co-sponsor.
The bill would restore between 14 weeks
and 47 weeks of benefits to an estimated
1.3 million long-term jobless affected
when the program expired on Dec. 28.
Payments, which average about $256
weekly, will be cut off to thousands more
in the coming weeks as their initial 28
weeks’ worth of unemployment benefits
expire.
The bill is the first on the Senate’s agen-
da for the year and part of a heaping portion
of leftovers from 2013.
House and Senate lawmakers are negoti-
ating privately over legislation to keep the
government operating normally when cur-
rent funding expires Jan. 15. Agreement is
expected quickly, since the two sides and
the White House reached agreement on an
overall spending cap before adjourning for
the holidays.
Aseparate set of talks is on legislation to
replace expired farm and feeding programs.
And just ahead is a requirement to raise the
nation’s debt limit.
The House is scheduled to return from its
year-end break on Tuesday, and already,
majority Republicans have served notice
they will continue to challenge Democrats
over the health care program known as
“Obamacare.”
Unemployment bill first up in Senate for 2014
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By Paul Larson
MILLBRAE –
Have you ever been
entrusted to make
final arrangements
for a funeral?
Those of you
who’ve had this
experience know
that important decisions are required and
must be made in a timely manner. The next
of kin is many times required to search for
information about the deceased which may
not be easily accessible, and must answer
questions without the time to think things
out. Even though your Funeral Director is
trained to guide you every step of the way, it
is still best for you to be prepared with the
proper information if the need should arise.
Ask your Funeral Director what info is
needed before you meet with him/her.
Making funeral arrangements can be very
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you are not prepared. A good Funeral
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in preparation for the future:
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your wishes are regarding the type of funeral
you want, burial or cremation, etc., and ask
them their feelings about plans for their own
funeral. This is only conversation, but it is
an important topic which will help break the
ice and prevent any type of confusion when
the time comes.
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be prepared. He/she will gladly provide
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through with this step by making Pre-Need
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ahead of time makes this process more
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will take a weight off your shoulders. Your
wishes will be finalized and kept on file at
the Mortuary. Your Funeral Director will
even help you set aside funding now as to
cover costs at the time of death. Families
who meet with us at the CHAPEL OF THE
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Accentuating The Positive
Can Eliminate The Negative
By Ryan Lucas
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BEIRUT— Syrian rebels surrounded a com-
pound held by al-Qaida-linked fighters and
freed at least 50 people from a nearby prison
Monday as clashes between rival factions in
the country’s northern provinces spread to
the largest city controlled by the opposition.
The rebel-on-rebel fighting in Raqqa — a
stronghold of the al-Qaida-linked group
known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the
Levant — reflects a widening war within a war
in Syria, this one against radical extremists.
It also adds yet another layer of complexity
to the broader Syrian conflict less than three
weeks ahead of a planned international peace
conference to try to broker a political solu-
tion to the civil war.
Support from the U.S. and its Western
allies for the rebels has faded in the past year
as al-Qaida-affiliated groups have risen to
become one of the most dominant forces
among the patchwork of opposition fighting
factions.
There was no indication that the move by a
mix of more moderate rebels and powerful
ultraconservative Islamist brigades against
the al-Qaida fighters was a reaction to
Western pressure to move against the extrem-
ist group. Rather, the violence has been
largely limited to communities where ten-
sions between the factions were already sim-
mering.
The number of towns, villages and neigh-
borhoods where clashes were taking place
spread across four provinces, providing an
indication of the extent of resentment of the
Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
Since spring 2013, the group has muscled
its way into rebel-held territory across north-
ern Syria, crushing resistance from other fac-
tions, seizing their weapons and detaining
their fighters. It has kidnapped journalists
and abducted activists who are critical of its
efforts to impose a strict interpretation of
Islam.
For months, sporadic clashes between its
fighters and other rebel brigades have left
scores dead and hampered the broader move-
ment to topple Syrian President Bashar
Assad.
But the latest fighting, which broke out
Friday in the northern provinces of Aleppo
and Idlib after residents there accused the al-
Qaida-linked group of killing a popular doc-
tor, is the most serious since the uprising
began in March 2011.
Syrian rebels’ fight with al-Qaida groupspreads
By Sinan Salaheddin and Adam Schreck
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister urged
Fallujah residents on Monday to expel al-
Qaida militants to avoid an all-out battle in
the besieged city, a sign that the govern-
ment could be paving the way for an immi-
nent military push in an attempt to rout
hard-line Sunni insurgents challenging its
territorial control over the western
approaches to Baghdad.
The militants’ seizure of Fallujah and
parts of nearby Ramadi, once bloody battle-
grounds for U.S. troops, has marked the
most direct challenge to Prime Minister
Nouri al-Maliki’s government since the
departure of American forces two years ago.
Both the U.S. and its longtime rival Iran
view the escalating conflict with alarm,
with neither wanting to see al-Qaida take
firmer root inside Iraq. Washington has
ruled out sending in American troops but
recently delivered dozens of Hellfire mis-
siles to help bolster Iraqi forces.
Tehran signaled Monday that it is will-
ing to follow suit, saying it is ready to
help Iraq battle al-Qaida “terrorists” by
sending military equipment and advisers
should Baghdad ask for it. It is unclear
whether Baghdad would take up the
Iranian offer, made by Gen. Mohammad
Hejazi, the Iranian Army deputy chief-
of-staff, in comments to Iranian state
media. He ruled out the sending of
ground troops across the border.
Any direct Iranian help would exacerbate
sectarian tensions fueling Iraq’s conflict, as
Iraqi Sunnis accuse Tehran of backing what
they say are their Shiite-led government’s
unfair policies against them. Iran has the
power to sway al-Maliki’s political for-
tunes ahead of upcoming elections through
its deep ties to Iraq’s major Shiite factions,
which have dominated government offices
and security forces since the U.S.-led inva-
sion toppled Iran’s arch-foe Saddam
Hussein in 2003.
Iraq calls on Fallujah residents to expel al-Qaida
REUTERS
A rebel fighter guards a street to prevent members of the al-Qaida-affiliated Islamic State of
Iraq and the Levant from entering Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib, Syria.
OPINION 9
Tuesday • Jan. 7, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Sidewalk stains? Tax gum
Editor,
Money shouldn’t be a problem when
it comes to keeping downtown
Burlingame sidewalks clean (“Stains
on new sidewalks” in the Jan. 6 issue
of the Daily Journal). There’s a simple
solution: tax gum, cigarettes and any
product that’s a problem. If smokers
are made the main target, the other
products will simply be regarded as
collateral damage. The quickest way to
get public attention is to link some-
thing to tobacco. I can see the signs
now: “This is a gum free building.”
James O. Clifford Sr.
Redwood City
Future
Editor,
Scientists say we are in for quite a bit
of trouble with the weather. We will
unfortunately have more hurricanes and
tornadoes. The cause is directly related
to global warming, which is in turn
related to too many particles in the air.
The cause is ultimately related to many
too factories causing more severe
smog. This will only get worse as time
passes. In the next century many low-
lands will be flooded. Parts of Florida
will have to be evacuated. Extreme
measures will need to be taken. I sug-
gest that in the next dozen or so years,
Congress should pass a law that puts a
tax on couples that have more than two
children. I suggest that the tax be
somewhat significant, and that it
increases with each child a couple has.
This might reduce the population quite
significantly.
Don Havis
San Mateo
Climate confusion
Editor,
Snow storms and cold spells on the
East coast have deniers like Donald
Trump and other prominent
Republicans all fired up. Despite the
indisputable trend to a steadily warmer
globe overall, certain places will still
be cold at times, and, of course, there
will be snow. Exactly because of a
warmer globe, there will be more snow
in those places that are still cold. It is
very simple. The warmer the weather,
the more water will evaporate from
oceans and lakes. When the atmos-
phere can’t hold more evaporated
water, rain will fall in warmer areas.
And, yes, snow where it is still cold
enough for rain to turn into snow. And
because of climate change, storms will
be more violent as well.
For every unusually cold area, we can
point to other areas unusually hot. The
previously rather cold Nordic countries
are experiencing unusually warm
weather, and a lack of snow on which
to ski. Australia is blazing hot these
days.
Observations of climate changes
must be based on trends, not individual
events or occurrences. Weather is not
climate, and anecdotes are not statis-
tics.
The depth of the ignorance can best
be exposed by Republican talking
head Erick Erickson’s Facebook entry:
“The difference between people who
believe in the 2nd coming of Jesus and
those who believe in global warming
is that Jesus will return.” Yeah, blind
faith trumps solid science anytime,
among some Republicans. Wonder
what would happen if President Obama
all of a sudden should come out and
deny climate change? Actually, I think
I know.
Jorg Aadahl
San Mateo
Letters to the editor
By Rich Gordon
T
his past year has been tremen-
dous for the lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender com-
munity. In June, the Supreme Court
announced that marriage equality
would be restored to California, while
simultaneously invalidating a federal
law that prohibited the government
from recognizing marriages between
same-sex partners. With these deci-
sions announced on the heels of Gay
Pride Month, parts of our country
erupted into celebration. The United
States now claims 17 states, and the
District of Columbia, that allow gay
marriage.
As chair of the California
Legislative LGBT Caucus for the past
two years, I am privileged to work
with my fellow assemblymembers and
senators to provide a voice of equality
in the legislature. Our caucus members
hail from both coastal and urban to
inland and rural areas and bring a vari-
ety of life experiences. Our member-
ship is composed of community
organizers, a formerly ordained min-
ister, teachers and small business
owners. The caucus is now eight mem-
bers strong, the largest since our
inception in 2002 and while we took
the time to celebrate our milestones,
we also continue to lay the ground-
work for the road ahead. We have
hired the first full-
time caucus con-
sultant and formal-
ized policies to
strengthen our rela-
tionships with fel-
low legislative cau-
cuses.
In 2013 alone,
we championed leg-
islation that affirms the rights of
transgender K-12 students in public
schools (Assembly Bill 1266) and
revokes tax-exempt privileges for
youth organizations that violate state
laws on discrimination (Senate Bill
323). As a caucus, we have communi-
cated our concerns over LGBT rights
to the Boy Scouts of America, as well
as the United States Olympic
Committee over discrimination of
gay athletes participating in the
upcoming Winter Games in Russia.
We maintain ongoing conversations
with state departments to ensure fair
and inclusive implementation of the
Insurance Gender Nondiscrimination
Act and the Affordable Care Act.
Our movement toward equality has
been and will continue to be a grass-
roots effort. We have worked with our
community partners to co-sponsor
Queer Youth Advocacy and
Transgender Advocacy Days. These
events provided youth and transgen-
der advocates a platform to embark on
the state Capitol and lobby elected
officials on matters of importance to
them. This year, more than 100 indi-
viduals shared their personal stories
in support of AB 1266, thus revealing
the growing voice and awareness of
LGBT issues.
Hard work and our shared belief in
equality underlie this historic year of
LGBT victories both big and small.
The next few years present both chal-
lenges and opportunities for our com-
munity to work alongside other leg-
islative caucuses toward addressing
social inequities that persist.
Adopting federal immigration reform
and passing the Employment Non-
Discrimination Act will be just some
of the next steps on our journey
towards comprehensive equality. The
momentous achievements of 2013
drive my optimism for future equality
measures and for California.
Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is the
chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and
Transgender Caucus in the California
Assembly.
2013: A historical year for LGBT rights
I’m willing to
give it a shot
I
f an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,
my current deficit likely tips the scales. It’s not
that I’m adamantly opposed to getting a flu shot.
If you can stave off a little illness with a slight prick
of a needle, why not? The flu shot doesn’t appear to
carry — yet — the same
controversial argument
of other vaccines
regarding autism or
other domino-like
health effects. Plus the
younger generations
don’t know how good
they have it living in a
world of vaccines for
HPV and chicken pox.
Never knowing the mis-
ery that is trying not to
pick at calamine lotion-
drenched bumps under
fear of permanent scar-
ring? That is worth the
price of admission right
there.
But still, I have never had a flu shot. I think about it.
I tell myself I should. I read about what new strains
this year’s version will battle and what monster virus
from birds or pigs or camels or what have you is just
waiting to make the Black Plague look like an isolated
bout of norovirus. Then I promptly never make an
appointment or hit the nearest pharmacy.
Maybe it’s my annoyance at historically not having
health insurance cover the entire cost of the shot, par-
ticular for those of us who’d prefer to pop into the
nearest CVS or Target store rather than squeeze in a
doctor’s visit (and associated copayment). Yes, some
plans do cover the shot, particularly for those in cer-
tain age ranges or lower economic brackets. And
maybe the Affordable Care Act now mandates that
insurance pick up the tab for the regular Jane and John
who just want to stave off the flu. I’m hard-pressed to
find a simple answer so admittedly my frustration may
be dated.
Regardless, as a matter of principal, the point is the
shot should be free. Why should an insurance company
prefer taking care of a health situation after the fact
rather than nip it in the bud? This isn’t the birth con-
trol mandate.
At the beginning of flu season, none of that mattered
anyway. I wasn’t going to get sick, I told myself while
conveniently forgetting about last year’s Sickness
Tour 2013. Besides, everybody who gets the shot says
they feel ill for a few days. Why would I possibly want
to speed up the inevitable?
That was all before the hacking started. And the
phlegm. And the sniffling, the painful swallowing, the
weeping eyes, the tingling ears, the slight flavor of
gross coating the throat and every edible item that
travels down it. Despite the dousing of hand sanitizer
repeatedly throughout the day and the feeble attempts
to avoid those who don’t cough and sneeze like a vam-
pire, I fell victim.
At first, I blamed poor sleeping habits for the slight
under the weather feeling. Then I blamed the coworkers
recuperating from their own bouts of Martian death flu.
After the finger pointing stopped, the culprit became
clear — the bag of dark chocolate covered acai blueber-
ries. The Trader Joe’s goodies are in fact delicious, so
delicious in fact that the majority of the editorial staff
dipped its hands into the bag time and time again.
Much like those bowls of bar nuts and dishes of
unwrapped candy that beckon like germy public stews
of filth and foul, the communal treat bag was undoubt-
edly Ground Zero for the sickness.
I should have just gotten the darn shot. Then again,
perhaps my ailment is just the common cold. If I could
tell the difference, I might know which one to starve
and which one to feed.
Just to be on the safe side, though, I might just cave
while there’s still a window of opportunity. I wouldn’t
want to look back one day while bedridden and know
the opportunity just flew by.
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Dow 16,425.10 -44.89 10-Yr Bond 2.9610 -0.0340
Nasdaq4,113.68 -18.23 Oil (per barrel) 93.67
S&P 500 1,826.77 -4.60 Gold 1,236.90
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New
York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NYSE
Pandora Media Inc., up $3.90 to $31.49
The internet radio company continues to hold off iTunes Radio and
announced an in-car ad platform at the International CES gadget show.
Hhgregg Inc., down 67 cents to $12.93
The retailer issues guidance well below Wall Street expectations and
says it’s taking a beating in consumer electronics.
The Men’s Wearhouse Inc., up $1.09 to $51.68
The clothier goes hostile in its bid for Jos. A. Bank with a $1.61 billion
offer and announces plans to nominate two board members.
Twitter Inc., down $2.71 to $66.29
Morgan Stanley is the latest to downgrade the social media site,pointing
to the difficulty of growing in such a crowded space.
Nasdaq
Sirius XM Holdings Inc., up 26 cents to $3.83
Liberty Media,which owns about 53 percent of the online radio company,
wants to take full control.
First Solar Inc., down $5.48 to $51.26
Goldman Sachs strips the solar company of its “Buy”rating and slashes
its target price by $16, seeing declining profits ahead.
CombiMatrix Corp., up 30 cents to $2.84
A regulatory filing reveals that Longwood Capital Partners bought a 5.1
percent stake in the molecular diagnostics company.
Celgene Corp. down $7.19 to $162.62
Goldman Sachs downgrades the drug developer as its stock grows more
pricey and on the performance of its psoriatic arthritis drug.
Big movers
By Steve Rothwell
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK — The Standard & Poor’s
500 index notched its worst start to a
year in almost a decade Monday, closing
lower for the third straight trading day.
Although the declines for stocks in
the New Year have been modest, the
direction has been consistently down.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index has
fallen 1.2 percent from its most recent
record close on Dec. 31.
The performance is a contrast to last
year, when the S&P 500 surged almost
30 percent, its best annual gain since
1997. The banner year ended with the
stock market climbing to record levels
amid signs that the economy was
strengthening.
“The market is basically looking for
additional confirmation of economic
strength and maybe marking time as it
catches its breath from a pretty strong
run at year-end,” said Jim Russell, a
regional investment director at US
Bank.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 4.60
points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,826.77. The
Dow Jones industrial average dropped
44.89, or 0.3 percent, to 16,425.10.
The Nasdaq composite fell 18.23, or 0.4
percent, to 4,113.68.
The weak start to the year is not a
good omen for stock investors. The last
time the S&P 500 dropped on the open-
ing three trading days of the year in
2005, the index climbed just 3 percent
for the whole year.
Despite the slow start, many analysts
say it’s too early to call a change in the
market’s upward trend.
Reports on the economy Monday
contained some hopeful signs.
U.S. service companies grew at a
steady but slightly slower pace in
December. Sales dipped and new orders
dropped to a four-year low, according to
a report from the Institute for Supply
Management. The report suggests that
growth may remain modest in the com-
ing months.
Factory orders climbed 1.8 percent in
November, led by a surge in aircraft
demand, the Commerce Department
said.
The most closely watched economic
report of the week will come on Friday
when the Labor Department is scheduled
to release its jobs survey for December.
That’s going to influence the Fed’s deci-
sions on how fast to reduce its bond pur-
chases in the coming months.
Company earnings reports also start
coming out this week, providing anoth-
er catalyst that may lift the market.
Alcoa, a former Dow stock, will be one
of the first major companies to report its
fourth quarter earnings after the close of
trading on Thursday.
“This downturn is persisting a little
bit more than I would expect,” said Jack
Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO
Private Bank. “Between the jobs report
Friday and earnings results next week,
we will have a much better idea of the
drivers of the market.”
Among the winners on Monday were
men’s clothing retailers Men’s
Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank. Both
stocks rose after Men’s Wearhouse
announced a $1.61 billion hostile bid
early Monday for its smaller rival.
The offer came four months after Jos.
A. Bank had made its own takeover bid
for Men’s Wearhouse. That offer was
rejected and Men’s Wearhouse bid for
Jos. A. Bank instead. After failing to
reach a deal, Men’s Wearhouse is now
going directly to its rival’s sharehold-
ers.
Weak start to 2014 continues
“The market is basically looking for additional
confirmation of economic strength and maybe marking
time as it catches its breath from a pretty strong run at year-end.”
— Jim Russell, a regional investment director at US Bank
By Alan Fram
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — The Senate con-
firmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the
first woman to lead the Federal Reserve,
elevating an advocate of fighting unem-
ployment and a backer of the central
bank’s efforts to spur the economy with
low interest rates and massive bond pur-
chases.
Yellen, 67, will replace Ben
Bernanke, who is stepping down after
serving as chairman for eight years
dominated by the Great Recession and
the Fed’s efforts to combat it.
Senators confirmed her by 56-26,
with numerous absences caused by air-
line flight delays forced by arctic tem-
peratures around much of the country.
All 45 voting Democrats were joined by
11 Republicans in supporting Yellen,
while 26 Republicans voted “no.”
Vice chair of the Fed since 2010,
Yellen begins her four-year term as
leader of the century-old bank on Feb.
1. With the economy rebounding from
the depths of the recession but only
modestly so far, many economists
expect her to focus on how to nurture
growth without putting it into over-
drive, which could risk fueling infla-
tion.
“The big debate will be when the Fed
should tighten and how much, rather
than when to step on the gas pedal and
how hard,” predicted Bill Cheney, chief
economist for John Hancock Financial
Services, who envisions a growing
economy this year.
Under Bernanke, the Fed has driven
short-term interest rates down to near
zero and flushed money into the econ-
omy with huge bond purchases, which
it has just started to ease. Yellen, a
strong Bernanke ally, has supported
those policies and is expected to con-
tinue them until concrete signs
emerge of sustained improvement of
the economy and job market.
In a written statement, President
Barack Obama said Yellen’s approval
means “the American people will have a
fierce champion” who will protect them.
“I am confident that Janet will stand
up for American workers, protect con-
sumers, foster the stability of our finan-
cial system and help keep our economy
growing for years to come,” Obama
said.
Lobbyists for the banking and finan-
cial services sectors issued statements
pledging to work with Yellen. Both
industries have led a fight to water down
restrictions imposed by Obama’s 2010
law overhauling how the nation’s finan-
cial system is regulated.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Yellen
previously headed the Federal Reserve
Bank of San Francisco, chaired
President Bill Clinton’s Council of
Economic Advisers and has been an eco-
nomics professor at the University of
California at Berkeley.
Yellen, who as an academic has
focused on unemployment and its caus-
es, is considered a “dove” who wants the
Fed more focused on creating jobs
because unemployment is high and
inflation is low.
Senate confirms Yellen to chair Federal Reserve
REUTERS FILE PHOTO
Janet Yellen is sworn in to testify at her U.S. Senate Banking
Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C.
By Christopher S. Rugaber
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — U.S. service com-
panies expanded at a steady but
slightly slower pace in December as
sales dipped and new orders plunged
to a four-year low. The report suggests
economic growth may remain modest
in the coming months.
The Institute for Supply
Management said Monday that its
service-sector index fell to 53 last
month, down from 53.9 in November.
Any reading above 50 indicates
expansion.
Ameasure of new orders plummeted
7 points to 49.4, the first time it has
dropped below 50 since July 2009. A
gauge of business stockpiles also fell
sharply.
But a gauge of hiring increased 3.3
points to 55.8, evidence that services
firms are adding more jobs.
That’s a good sign for December’s
jobs report, which will be released
Friday.
The survey covers businesses that
employ 90 percent of the workforce,
including retail, construction,
health care and financial services
firms.
Anthony Nieves, chairman of the
ISM’s services survey, said the
declines in orders and business stock-
piles likely occurred after “a little bit
of excess” had built up in anticipation
of the winter holidays. He expects the
orders index to recover in the coming
months.
The rise in hiring suggests compa-
nies are still “confident enough in the
pipeline to add jobs,” he added.
The drop in new orders would point
to slower growth, if it continued,
economists said. But most expect the
decline will be temporary.
“This will likely prove to be tran-
sient, rather than the start of a new
trend,” said Thomas Feltmate, an
economist at TD Bank. “As ... con-
sumer confidence continues to
improve, we expect to see an acceler-
ation in consumer spending in 2014,
which should prove supportive of
future supplier orders.”
Other economists noted that severe
weather last month could have ham-
pered business for many firms. One
company in the arts, entertainment
and recreation industry told the ISM
that “both customers and employees
were unable to reach the workplace”
because of bad weather.
Service companies have grown at a
modest pace this year. It has averaged
54.7 over the past 12 months.
The survey typically tracks growth
in consumer spending, which drives
70 percent of economic growth.
Spending by consumers was
restrained for most of last year. But
Americans have opened their wallets a
bit more in recent months. That could
push the index higher in 2014.
U.S. services index slips on sharp fall in orders
Men’s Wearhouse boosts bid for Jos. A. Bank
FREMONT — Despite rebuked overtures on both sides, The
Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank could wind up together for
better or worse.
The courtship to combine the two men’s clothing compa-
nies has dragged on for months, with each chain having their
offer to acquire the other rebuffed. And the saga to combine the
two rivals took another turn on Monday when Men’s
Wearhouse boosted its offer to acquire Jos. A. Bank to $1.61
billion.
While the companies continue to play hard to get, analysts
say a combination is inevitable. It would enable both chains
to cut costs and boost profits in an increasingly competitive
market in which shoppers are scrutinizing their purchases
more. But so far executives have been unable to hammer out a
deal despite interest on both sides.
“Anybody who follows corporate America can see that these
two companies have to be joined,” said Belus Capital
Advisors analyst Brian Sozzi. “They are specialty retailers in
a price-competitive industry with limited growth prospects.”
The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. is now offering $57.50 per share
for Jos. A. Bank, up from its prior offer of $55 per share, or
$1.54 billion. Jos. A. Bank rejected the previous offer in late
December, saying it was too low. Men’s Wearhouse said it is
taking the bid directly to Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. share-
holders.
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DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Westmoor is the defending Peninsula
Athletic League North Division girls’ bas-
ketball champion, but expect the Rams to
have plenty of company in 2014.
No team has overwhelmed in the presea-
son, with four of the seven teams hovering
around the .500 mark. Don’t expect anyone
to run away with the crown like Westmoor
did last season, when it went a perfect 12-0.
This division will be decided in the final
weeks of PAL play.
The following is a look at the North
Division, in alphabetical order. All records
are through Sunday, based on results posted
on MaxPreps.com.
El Camino (2-8)
The Colts are a little bit better than their
records indicates. While they’ve had their
share of blowout losses, they have been
competitive in most others, especially
Girls’ PAL North title up for grabs
A
ll season long, I’ve lamented the
play of San Francisco 49ers
offense, con-
stantly forgetting they
were without one of their
main weapons for a
majority of the season.
With the return of wide
receiver Michael
Crabtree, however, the
49ers are loaded for bear
and on the hunt for a
sixth Super Bowl title.
The fact Crabtree is
back at all is small miracle. Crabtree has
done for Achilles-surgery/rehab history
what Minnesota Vikings running back
Adrian Peterson did for knees.
It’s generally accepted that for a serious
ligament injury, players aren’t back to
their previous performance level until the
second season after surgery. In 2012,
Peterson rushed for nearly 1,300 yards nine
months after knee surgery.
Crabtree’s comeback has been equally
impressive. When he tore his tendon in
May, the prognosis was he could be back
Plenty of playoff action
See LOUNGE, Page 15 See PAL, Page 14
By Ralph D. Russo
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PASADENA— Jameis Winston threw a 2-
yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin
with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State
beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS
national championship game on Monday
night.
Winston struggled much of the night but
was near perfect when the Seminoles (14-0)
needed it most, going 6 for 7 for 77 yards on
the game-winning 80-yard drive. A pass
interference penalty on Auburn’s Chris
Davis gave Florida State a first-and-goal at
the 2 and on the next play Winston hit his
big receiver for the touchdown.
“I said this from Day 1 in spring ball.
These kids are special,” coach Jimbo Fisher
said. “This group never faltered. They want-
ed to be elite. They wanted to go to the top
and there’s so much character in this group.”
Tre Mason had given Auburn (12-2) a 31-
27 lead with a 37-yard touchdown run with
1:19 left after Kermit Whitfield had put
Florida State in the lead for the first time
since the first quarter with a 100-yard kick-
off return to make it 27-24 with 4:31 left.
Mason ran for 195 yards.
Winston was 20 for 35 for 237 yards and
two fourth-quarter touchdown passes.
Nick Marshall ran for a touchdown and
threw scoring passes to Mason and Melvin
Ray in the first half, and Auburn led 21-13
after three quarters.
All-America kicker Roberto Aguayo’s
second field goal of the night accounted for
the only third-quarter points for either team
as both defenses took charge after a frenetic
first half.
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The battle for West Bay Athletic League
supremacy has come down to two teams the
last couple of years: Menlo School and
Sacred Heart Prep.
And when it comes to boys’ basketball,
there’s a chance that 2013-14 will bring
WBALfans much of the same — those teams
are still very talented.
Or, it could be a completely different
story. Last season, the Gators and Knights
combined for a 25-3 mark in league play
before heading into the Central Coast
Section playoffs and making some serious
noise.
This season, the two have already com-
bined for 13 losses (after 17 all of last year).
Needless to say, the two most successful
programs in the WBAL have taken their
lumps so far. But is it a sign of things to
come or are they teams looking to find their
groove right before the start of the regular
season?
MENLO (1-9)
Yes, the win-loss record isn’t the most
attractive thing in the world.
In fact, it’s downright ugly.
But the first thing to know about the
Menlo Knights this season is that they’re
barely getting to know each other — in a
basketball sense. Only five players on
Menlo’s roster have played all 10 of the
games so far. For chemistry and consisten-
cy’s sake, the Knights simply have not had
enough time to gel during the non-league
portion of their schedule. That would
explain the nine losses, more than half of
which have come by double digits. Menlo’s
lone win was against Gunderson. Still,
they’re a team with pride after capturing the
CCS Division IV championship last sea-
son.
So, the Knights definitely have the pieces
to contend. Chief among those is Bobby
Roth, a guard who is picking up right where
he left off last season when he burst onto
the scene. He’s played in all 10 games and is
averaging just a shade under 14 points per
game while shooting an effective 40 per-
cent from the floor and 31 percent from
beyond the arc.
Also is double digits is Liam Dunn, who’s
played in eight games this season. He’s
been big on the boards for Menlo (four per
game) and is pouring in 10.5 points per
contest. Senior Wes Miller is also in double
digits scoring with 10.6 and he’s big on the
glass as well — leading the team at 5.6
rebounds per game.
For Menlo to repeat as champions (they
went 13-1 in league last year), they’ll need
to gel quick and get even more rebound sup-
port from Ryan Young (7.3 points per game
and 4 rebounds per) and Alex Grossman (4.7
rebounds per game).
The Knights begin league play against
Crystal Springs Uplands Tuesday night.
SACRED HEART PREP (3-4)
As the record suggests, it’s been an up-
and-down season so far for the Gators.
Ayear after finishing second in the WBAL
(and bowing out in the first round of the CCS
playoffs), they’re started the year with a
couple of eye-opening losses — and just
about the same amount of eye-opening
wins. They lost three straight to begin the
season, but have since won three of their
last four contests.
For one, the Gators are young — with
only four seniors on the roster. And two,
SHP is still getting a lot of key pieces to
their team back from the state runner-up
football squad that played in Carson just a
couple of weeks ago. So they, like Menlo,
is working on the whole “on-court chem-
istry” thing on the fly.
They have a couple of great juniors in
Corbin Koch and James McLean to lead the
charge. Koch is one of the most exciting
scorers in the entire county. He’s leading
the team in points per game with 19 and
rebounds with 10. He’s also dishing out 2.3
assists per game. So, as Koch goes, so will
the Gators.
McLean has emerged as a nice comple-
ment to Koch. He’s putting up an 11-point,
7-rebound line thus far this season.
But the Gators will need young players
like Connor Moses to emerge like Koch did
last season to contend. Moses is adding a
tad under nine points a game this season
while shooting 45 percent from beyond the
arc. Defensively, the Gators are pressing a
fair amount and it’s showing success
(almost 13 steals per game).
CRYSTAL SPRINGS UPLANDS (5-4)
The Gryphon rebuilding process looks
like it’s coming together nicely this sea-
son.
Ayear after going 7-19 overall and 1-13
in the WBAL, CSUS is two wins from their
overall total of last year. Do they have the
pieces in place to make 2013-14 a winning
season?
It appears they’ll have to have great
shooting nights for that to happen. The
Gryphons won’t out-muscle you off the
glass, but they do have a couple of guys who
can score the basketball. Emmit Hiemstra is
going to lead CSUS. He’s averaging 13
points per game and 4.2 rebounds per con-
test. He’ll need the help of players like Viraj
Singh, who’s next on the team with almost
8 points per game.
The Gryphons also have a couple of guys
who will have to come up big. Kent Kober
and AJ Qiu jump to mind.
WCAL
SERRA (7-3)
It’s the oldest cliche in the prep book, but
it’s true — the West Catholic Athletic
League will be a grind. In non-league play,
seven of the eight WCALteams have at least
seven wins. The only other one, Valley
Christian, is still 5-5. So, if you’re a Serra
Padre, expect competitive basketball night-
in and night-out.
The Padres are 7-3 thus far and find them-
selves needing to plug a lot of holes since
they graduated a core of players from last
season’s team that was demonized for four
seasons by Aaron Gordon and Archbishop
Mitty.
So far, the returns show that Danny
Mahoney and Sean Watkins will take up the
bulk of the scoring. The two are in double
figures for the season.
But Chuck Rapp teams are known for their
defense — especially near the glass — and
that’s where Serra will have to play out of
its mind. As Rapp said earlier after a loss,
the team will live and die by the 3-pointer
and if you aren’t rebounding in the WCAL,
you’re asking for trouble. The Padres will
need big seasons from Trevor Brown and
Jimmy Wohrer.
Changing of the guard time in the WBAL?
PRIVATE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers representing
former NFL players in the proposed $765
million settlement of thousands of concus-
sion-related claims detailed Monday how the
money would be divided.
The awards could reach $5 million for ath-
letes with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or
Lou Gehrig’s disease; $4 million for a death
involving brain trauma; and $3 million for
dementia cases.
Under the payout formula, those maximum
awards would go to players under 45, who
would likely need more lifetime care. For a
man in his early 60s, the awards top out at $3
million for ALS and $950,000 for
Alzheimer’s disease. An 80-year-old with
early dementia would get $25,000.
Individual awards would also reflect how
long the player spent in the NFL, unrelated
medical issues and other factors. For
instance, the award could be reduced signifi-
cantly if someone had injuries from an unre-
lated stroke or car accident. Men without any
neurological problems would get baseline
testing, and could seek compensation if test
reveal any problems.
“This is an extraordinary settlement for
retired NFLplayers and their families — from
those who suffer with severe neurocognitive
illnesses today, to those who are currently
healthy but fear they may develop symptoms
decades into the future,” lead players’ lawyers
Christopher Seeger and Sol Weiss said in a
statement.
Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of
Philadelphia must still approve of the plan,
and is expected to hold a fairness hearing later
this year. Individual players can also opt out
or object to the settlement, which followed
five months of what a mediator called “vigor-
ous” negotiations between the players and
the NFL.
“We of course support plaintiffs’ motions,
and will await further direction from Judge
Brody,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy
said.
Players taking part will be encouraged to
share their medical records with researchers
studying brain injuries in football players,
according to the extensive papers filed
Monday.
The plaintiffs include class representative
Kevin Turner, who played for the Philadelphia
Eagles and New England Patriots.
Lawyers detail $765M plan for NFL concussions
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by
By Steve Reed
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHARLOTTE — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is expecting
a few more big plays from San Francisco 49ers quarterback
Colin Kaepernick this time around.
Rivera said Monday that Kaepernick “didn’t play that
well” in the first meeting against Carolina on Nov. 10. The
Panthers limited the third-year quarterback to 91 yards
passing, 16 yards rushing and no touch-
downs in a 10-9 win over the 49ers at
Candlestick Park.
On Sunday, the two teams meet again
in the NFC divisional playoffs in
Charlotte, N.C., and Rivera said he
expects Kaepernick will be on his game
— and make it that much tougher on his
defense.
“I don’t expect that again,” Rivera
said. “I expect the young man to come
out and play well. He’s a good football
player and he showed it (Sunday) night” against Green Bay.
The 49ers have won six straight games, including a 23-
20 playoff win over the Green Bay Packers this past Sunday
at Lambeau Field. Kaepernick threw for 223 yards and a
touchdown and ran for 98 yards against the Packers.
Over the past six games, Kaepernick has elevated his
play, averaging 231 yards passing per game with 11 touch-
downs and three interceptions.
Rivera says the 49ers are a much better team than they
played back in November.
“All you have to do is watch the way he has played down
the stretch,” Rivera said. “We caught them at a good time
and it turned out in our benefit.”
Perhaps.
Kaepernick was without wide receiver Michael Crabtree
in the last meeting and tight end Vernon Davis left early in
the game with a concussion. Crabtree had eight catches for
125 yards in the win over Green Bay.
Mario Manningham led the 49ers with 30 yards receiv-
ing in the last game against Carolina and San Francisco’s
longest pass play went for 14 yards. The 49ers managed
just 10 first downs against Carolina and failed to get into
the end zone.
“We owe them,” Kaepernick said Sunday of the Panthers.
San Francisco’s win over Green Bay served as a stark
reminder of what not to do while defending Kaepernick.
Defensive coordinator Sean McDermott pointed to a cru-
cial moment on the final drive when the outside edge rusher
lost containment and Kaepernick scooted free for an 11-
yard gain on third-and-8. Five plays later Phil Dawson
kicked the winning field goal as time expired.
Rivera: Kaepernick tougher
to defend this time around
Colin
Kaepernick
By Janie McCauley
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SANTA CLARA — Bring on
Carolina once more, and another
cross-country playoff flight.
The San Francisco 49ers are all for a
rematch with the Panthers, even if it
means hitting the road again this week
to keep their latest postseason run
going.
“Onward now,” coach Jim Harbaugh
said.
The Panthers shut down San
Francisco and quarterback Colin
Kaepernick 10-9 at Candlestick Park
on Nov. 10, snapping the Niners’ five-
game winning streak. The 49ers lost
the following week at New Orleans for
their second two-game skid of the sea-
son, but have been on an impressive
unbeaten roll in seven games since
then after a 23-20 wild-card win
Sunday at bitterly cold Green Bay.
Now, the 49ers (13-4) get a second
chance at Cam Newton and Co. in the
NFC divisional playoffs Sunday. Now,
they have a healthy, playmaking
Michael Crabtree in the receiving
corps.
And true to his normal, succinct
nature, Kaepernick offered this on
Carolina: “We owe ‘em.”
Added rookie linebacker Nick
Moody on Twitter: “Rematch against
Carolina next week.”
Kaepernick went 11 for 22 for 91
yards with an interception and was
sacked six times for a 42.0 passer rat-
ing in a rare poor performance.
Both Kaepernick and Panthers quar-
terback Newton — drafted No. 1 over-
all in 2011 while Kaepernick was the
sixth QB selected — will be eager to
have much better games on the post-
season stage.
Newton went 16 of 32 for 169 yards,
an interception and four sacks for a
52.7 rating.
The Niners needed every ounce out
of Kaepernick to get past Green Bay
for the fourth straight time and second
playoff victory in as many Januarys.
“We’ve got a good bad-weather quar-
terback. I think we’ve established
that,” Harbaugh said Monday. “Being
able to throw a ball that pierces
through the elements, the wind. He’s
shown that in the rain, bad weather,
footing, or elements of precipitation.
He can pierce a defense with velocity
and tightness of the spiral.”
Not to mention with his long legs.
Kaepernick’s 11-yard run on third-
and-8 set up Phil Dawson’s winning
33-yard field goal as time expired at
Lambeau Field.
No sleeves necessary for the tat-
tooed quarterback playing in subzero
temperatures, a Wisconsin native to
the bone.
And that No. 5 seed for the NFC West
runner-ups? No matter.
Kaepernick connected with a couple
of his favorite playoff targets Sunday,
completing eight passes for 125 yards
to Crabtree and a 28-yard touchdown
pass to tight end Vernon Davis in the
fourth quarter against the Packers.
Dawson deserved his share of the
credit, too. On a day when no kick was
a gimme, he came through with three
field goals and the game-winner.
Biggest kick ever?
“It is right now,” Dawson said. “I’ve
waited a long time to win a playoff
game.”
Harbaugh said he shared a special
moment afterward with the kicker,
looking at the joy in Dawson’s eyes
— “You could tell he’s just happier
maybe than he’ll ever be and he’ll
remember that for many years to
come.”
Harbaugh, who brought in wrestler
Ric Flair for an animated pep talk,
became the first coach since 1970 to
win 13 or more games, including the
postseason, in each of his first three
years.
By the end of a fun flight home, he
had turned his focus to the Panthers.
In the last game against Carolina,
the 49ers lost a pair of key players on
either side of the ball to concussions
— tight end Vernon Davis and rookie
safety Eric Reid.
And Kaepernick has come a long
way since that loss two months ago
that followed the bye week.
“He’s a tough guy, and a quarterback
like that, you’ll do whatever for him,”
running back Frank Gore said.
Having Crabtree back in the mix
sure helps. The team’s top wideout
from 2012 returned for the final five
games of the regular season after
recovering from a torn right Achilles
tendon that required surgery in May.
“More dangerous,” Harbaugh said.
“Michael Crabtree was not there for
that game and Vernon was out of the
game early with a concussion.”
49ers face rematch with
Panthers after 10-9 loss
USATODAY SPORTS
Colin Kaepernick will look to avenge an earlier loss to the Carolina Panthers.
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The Colts have five returners from last
season’s team, which finished 6-6 in PAL
play and 11-12 overall.
Half Moon Bay (5-6)
As their record would suggest, the
Cougars have had an up-and-down presea-
son, with some bad losses followed by
wins. They are 0-2 against the PAL South,
however, getting blown out by Hillsdale
and Carlmont, which is never a good sign.
It could take a while for the Cougars to
find their rhythm. They have only two sen-
iors on the roster, as well as four freshmen.
Two sophomores and four juniors round out
the roster.
They do have plenty of experience, how-
ever. Seven players return from last year’s
15-12, 7-5 squad and only two of them are
seniors. The Cougars may still be a year
away from serious contention, but you may
see the seeds sown this season.
Jefferson (0-6)
It looks like it’s going to be a long year
for the Indians. Not only are they still look-
ing for their first win of the new season,
they haven’t even really been competitive
in their games. They have lost five games
by an average of 31 points.
With five losses this year, the Indians
have extended their losing streak to 30
games. They haven’t won since a 56-47 vic-
tory over Carlmont in 2012.
Oceana (5-5)
The Sharks started the 2012-13 season in
similar fashion against a similar schedule.
That added up to a 10-14 overall record, but
just a 3-9 mark in North Division play.
They’ll need to do some work to avoid a
similar record in 2013-14. They were blast-
ed in a pair of games against PAL South
teams during the preseason, and went 3-2
against San Francisco teams — not neces-
sarily the strongest squads.
The good news is, the Sharks return six
players from last year’s squad, including
senior captain Anjanette Lacar, who missed
most of last season with an injury. Jessica
Pineda is the team’s leading returning scor-
er, who averaged just under 10 points per
game last year in limited action. The Sharks
also have influx of young talent, including a
pair of freshmen and a sophomore.
South San Francisco (6-4)
Despite hovering around the .500 mark,
the Warriors appear to be ready to contend
for the PAL’s North Division title. They
have a couple of impressive victories,
including wins over a 9-3 Capuchino team
and a 17-point win over a decent Hillsdale
squad.
The Warriors have five players returning
from last season’s team that finished second
in league play at 8-4 and 14-9 overall. That
includes senior captain and point guard, 5-8
Keanna Tofiga. Junior Sharon Tukuaaga, a 6-
1 post player, gives the Warriors some
much-needed size in the middle.
Terra Nova (2-9)
The Tigers have taken their lumps during a
rugged preseason schedule, suffering a num-
ber of one-sided losses. Their problems are
on both ends of the court. Offensively, Terra
Nova is averaging 40 points per game, with
just two games where the Tigers scored 50
points or more. Defensively, they are allow-
ing an average of 58 points per game,
including three contests where they allowed
70 points or more.
Arianna Sheehy, a junior guard, is averag-
ing just over 13 points per game. She is the
only player, however, scoring in double fig-
ures. Freshman Tia Peacock appears poised
to provide help this season, averaging six
points per game. While no other Tiger is
averaging five points or more, they are get-
ting plenty of experience as every player
has appeared in at least nine of their 11
games and everyone has a scoring average.
If Terra Nova can figure out a way to harness
that kind of depth, the Tigers could make a
run at a title.
Westmoor (5-5)
It might be hard for the Rams to top last
season — a 21-win season, an undefeated
run through the PAL North Division and a
spot in the PAL tournament final — but if
any team is poised for a repeat, it’s the
Rams.
They return 10 players from last year’s
squad, including their top three scorers: jun-
ior wing player Yazmeen Goo (12.2 ppg),
senior Marinel Alcantara (11.7 ppg) and
junior post player Tiara Cobbins (8.9).
Kasey Liang may just be a sophomore but
she already has a year of varsity experience
under her belt. So far this season, she is
averaging just under 10 points a game.
After a preseason that saw the Rams take
on some of the toughest competition they
could find — blowout losses to CCS powers
Sacred Heart Cathedral and Pinewood, and a
close loss against Presentation — the Rams
should be battle tested and ready to increase
their 12-game North Division winning
streak.
Continued from page 11
PAL
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Law
enforcement agents in New Jersey have
redoubled efforts to fight what they worry
could be one of the biggest menaces to come
with next month’s Super Bowl: sex traffick-
ing.
Hundreds of thousands of visitors are
expected to descend on New Jersey for the
Feb. 2 football game. Many believe the
state’s sprawling highway system, proximi-
ty to New York City and diverse population
make it an attractive base of operations for
traffickers.
“New Jersey has a huge trafficking prob-
lem,” said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.,
who is co-chairman of the House anti-human
trafficking caucus. “One Super Bowl after
another after another has shown itself to be
one of the largest events in the world where
the cruelty of human trafficking goes on for
several weeks.”
Law enforcement in New Jersey has worked
for years to battle forced prostitution. The
state strengthened its human trafficking law
in early 2013, but it hit a roadblock in
August when a federal judge ruled that a por-
tion of the law that pertains to commercial
sex ads posted online may conflict with fed-
eral legislation. The state is appealing.
There are scant statistics and much debate
over how much sex trafficking increases dur-
ing a Super Bowl or other large sporting
event, but it’s been enough of a concern to
prompt New Jersey and previous Super Bowl
host cities to pay attention to it.
NJ works to curb
sex trafficking
before Super Bowl
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by December. Most scoffed. Even
if he could return — and that was a
big ‘if’ — there was no way he
could be that big a factor. He
wouldn’t be able to make the cuts
or get explosive push off that sur-
gically-repaired Achilles, could
he?
Turns out Crabtree has hit the
ground running and his return
could be the wild card in the 49ers
return to the Super Bowl. There he
was Sunday, running precise curl
routes, spinning out of tackles,
juking defenders — all the things
he’s not supposed to be doing
coming off a torn Achilles. He
torched the Green Bay defense for
125 yards on eight catches.
In five games since becoming
activated, Crabtree has 15 catches
for 284 yards and a career-high
average yards per catch of 14.9
yards.
More importantly, I haven’t
seen Crabtree favoring his heel,
hobbling or limping on or off the
field. He seems to have had full
confidence in his Achilles since
he was reinserted into the lineup
and, as he’s gotten into playing
shape, his production has
climbed.
He missed the 49ers’ 10-9 loss
to Carolina during the regular sea-
son. He had four catches for 40
yards in the 49ers’ 19-17 win
over Seattle. Think Crabtree
might make a difference against
the Panthers Sunday? Against the
Seahawks or Saints in the NFC
championship game? Against the
AFC representative in the Super
Bowl?
***
The NFL playoffs certainly got
to a rip roarin’ start this weekend,
with three of the four games
decided in the final minutes.
The one game that stood out,
however, was Indianapolis’ unbe-
lievable 45-44 win over Kansas
City during which the Colts
stormed back from a 38-10, sec-
ond-half deficit.
Which begs the question: How
good is Andrew Luck? How good
is he going to be? Only a second-
year player, he’s led the Colts to
back-to-back playoff appearances
and a division title.
Sunday, he had the signature
moment of his short career,
throwing for 443 yards and four
touchdowns and scoring a fifth on
one of the most head’s-up plays
you’ll see when he scooped up a
fumble near the goal line and
dove into the end zone for the
score.
I don’t know how many 10-year
vets make that play, let alone a
guy in his second year. We saw
plenty of brilliance from Luck
during his time at Stanford. As he
has grown, so has his game.
***
If there is a dark horse in these
NFL playoffs, it’s got to be San
Diego. The Chargers surged into
the playoffs on one of the quietest
four-game winning streaks you
never heard of.
Yet they methodically disman-
tled Cincinnati 27-10 Sunday to
advance to the AFC semifinals.
Quarterback Philip Rivers con-
tinues to fly under the radar and,
while he threw for only 128 yards
and a touchdown, he carried the
Chargers into the playoffs,
throwing for nearly 4,500 yards
this season.
San Diego has played the last
month like every game was a
playoff game. The Chargers need-
ed to win their final four games
just to get to the postseason.
Now their streak is at five and as
Rivers said, this was just round
five of the playoffs, now they’re
on to round six.
Round six happens to be in
Denver. The Broncos are the top
seed, but San Diego came away
with a 27-20 win in week 16 — in
Denver. Can the Chargers contin-
ue their run? Given Peyton
Manning’s habit of melting down
in cold-weather games, San Diego
certainly has a chance next week-
end.
Nathan Mollat can be reached by
email: nathan@smdailyjournal.com or
by phone: 344-5200 ext. 117. He can
also be followed on Twitter
@CheckkThissOutt.
Continued from page 11
LOUNGE
BASEBALL
AmericanLeague
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with
RHP Scott Atchison on a minor league contract.
HOUSTONASTROS— Promoted Kevin Goldstein
todirector of professional scouting,StephanieWilka
to specialist of international operations and asso-
ciatecounsel andPaul Putilacoordinator of baseball
operations.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with C
Humberto Quintero on a minor league contract.
TRANSACTIONS
TUESDAY
Girls’ soccer
Summit Prep vs.Mercy-Burlingame at Skyline Col-
lege,Jefferson at Oceana,Terra Nova at Capuchino,
SouthCityatWestmoor,Carlmont at Hilldale,3p.m.;
Pinewood at Sacred Heart Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Aragon
at Menlo-Atherton, San Mateo at Sequoia, Wood-
side at Burlingame, El Camino at Half Moon Bay, 4
p.m.
Girls’ basketball
Westmoor at Terra Nova, Oceana at El Camino,
South City at Jefferson, 6 p.m.; Urban-SF at Menlo
School, Harker vs. Mercy-Burlingame at CSM, 6:30
p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Terra Nova at Westmoor, El Camino at Oceana, Jef-
ferson at South City,6 p.m.; Menlo School at Crystal
Springs,6:30p.m.;SacredHeart Prepat King’sAcad-
emy, 6:30 p.m.; Riordan at Serra, 7:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Boys’ soccer
Terra Nova at El Camino,Jefferson at Hillsdale,Mills
at Westmoor, South City at Capuchino, Sequoia at
Aragon,3 p.m.; Sacred Heart Cathedral a Serra,3:15
p.m.; Pinewood at Menlo School, Harker at Sacred
Heart Prep, Eastside Prep at Crystal Springs, 3:30
p.m.; San Mato at Woodside, Half Moon Bay at
Burlingame, Menlo-Atherton at Carlmont, 4 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
San Mateo at Capuchino, Menlo-Atherton at
Burlingame,Woodsideat Hillsdale,Carlmont at Ata-
gon, Mills at Sequoia, Oceana at Terra Nova,
Jefferson at El Camino,Half Moon Bay at South City,
6 p.m.; Sacred Heart Prep at Monta Vista, 6:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Capuchino at San Mateo, Burlingame at Menlo-
Atherton, Hillsdale at Woodside, Aragon at
Carlmont,Sequoia at Mills,Terra Nova at Oceana,El
Camino at Jefferson, South City at Half Moon Bay,
6 p.m.
Girls’ soccer
Notre Dame-Belmont at Sacred Heart Cathedral,3
p.m.
THURSDAY
Girls’ soccer
Half Moon Bay vs.South City at Skyline College,Ca-
puchino at Jefferson, Oceana at Mills, Carlmont at
San Mateo, 3 p.m.; Menlo School at Sacred Heart
Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Menlo-Atherton at Sequoia, Hills-
daleat Burlingame,AragonatWoodside,Westmoor
at Terra Nova, 4 p.m.
Wrestling
Oceana at Hillsdale,Woodside at Menlo-Atherton,
Aragon at Burlingame, 6 p.m.
FRIDAY
Boys’ soccer
Eastside Prep at Menlo School, 2:45 p.m.;Crystal
Springs at Sacred Heart Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Jefferson
at Mills, El Camino at Westmoor, Hillsdale at Ca-
puchino,TerraNovavs.SouthCityat SkylineCollege,
Woodside at Aragon, 3 p.m.; Half Moon Bay at Se-
quoia, Burlingame at Carlmont, San Mateo at
Menlo-Atherton, 4 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
Mills at Aragon, Capuchino at Burlingame, San
Mateo at Hillsdale,Carlmont at Woodside,Sequoia
at Menlo-Atherton, El Camino at Westmoor, South
City at Oceana, Half Moon Bay at Jefferson, 6:15
p.m.; Mercy-Burlingame at Mercy-SF,6:30 p.m.; For-
tuna at Menlo School, 7:45 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Crystal Springs at Eastside Prep,5 p.m.;King’s Acad-
emy at Menlo School,Sacred Heart Prep at Harker,
6:30 p.m.; Serra at St. Francis, 7:30 p.m.; Mills at
Aragon, Capuchino at Burlingame, San Mateo at
Hillsdale,Carlmont at Woodside,Sequoia at Menlo-
Atherton, El Camino at Westmoor, South City at
Oceana, Half Moon Bay at Jefferson, 7:45 p.m.
SATURDAY
Boys’ soccer
Serra at St. Francis, 11 a.m.
Girls’ soccer
Crystal Springs at Redwood Christian-Castro Val-
ley, St. Francis at Notre Dame-Belmont, 11 a.m.
WHAT’S ON TAP
@Carolina
10 a.m.
FOX
1/12
Season
over
vs. Detroit
7:30p.m.
CSN-CAL
1/9
@Colorado
noon
CSN-CAL
1/4
@Chicago
5p.m.
NBCSN
1/5
@Nashville
5p.m.
CSN-CAL
1/7
@Capitals
4p.m.
CSN-CAL
1/14
vs.Boston
7:30p.m.
CSN-CAL
1/11
@Brooklyn
4:30p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/8
@Atlanta
4:30p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/3
@Wizards
3p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/5
@Bucks
5p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/7
vs. Denver
7:30p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/15
vs. Boston
7:30p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/10
@Florida
4:30p.m.
CSN-CAL
1/16
@OKC
6:30p.m.
CSN-BAY
1/17
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LOCAL/WORLD
mula that measures county health care
costs and revenue for a fluctuating
result. The board is required to make a
final choice by Jan. 22.
All counties with public hospitals
reached the same conclusion jointly
with the state and a consultant after an
extensive financial analysis.
“In the worst case, the difference is a
couple million dollars. Bluntly, even
without doing the financial modeling,
the second option is best just from a
risk analysis,” Fraser said.
The first alternative would require the
Health System to return 60 percent of
the realignment funds plus 60 percent
of its indigent medical care contribu-
tion to the state even in years when it
runs a deficit. Under this formula, the
system loses roughly $15 million
annually.
The preferred option takes away 80
percent of savings up to a maximum
yearly amount of $17.6 million. The
savings total includes the project
decreases in federal funds like dispro-
portionate share hospital funds but
could still exceed the Option One pay-
out in years with a large surplus.
“The advantage of Option Two is it
goes with however [the Affordable
Care Act] does shake out,” Fraser said,
explaining that if the county hospital
receives a lot of revenue the state can
take the money but that if revenue and
costs get out of whack the county isn’t
left with substantially greater losses.
Fraser said the Health System antici-
pates the potential loss to increase
slightly to $16 million for fiscal year
2014-15 but drop in future years
because of reductions in federal fund-
ing. Less federal funding means less
revenue to the hospital which in turn
means less money for the state to take.
The Board of Supervisors meets 9
a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 in Board
Chambers, 400 County Government
Center, Redwood City.
michelle@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 102
Continued from page 1
FORMULA
By Ali Akbar Dareini
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TEHRAN, Iran — In Iran, free condoms
and government-backed vasectomies are
out, replaced by sermons praising larger
families and discussions of even offering
gold coins to the families of newborns.
Having successfully curbed birth rates for
two decades, Iran now is promoting a baby
boom to help make up for its graying popu-
lation. But experts say it is difficult to
encourage Iranians to have more children in
a mismanaged economy hit by Western
sanctions and 36 percent inflation.
“Agold coin won’t change couples’ calcu-
lations,” said Mohammad Jalal Abbasi, head
of Demographics Department at Tehran
University. “Many young Iranians prefer to
continue their studies, not marry. Lack of
financial ability to buy a house and meet
expenses are among other reasons why the
youth postpone marriage or have no interest
in raising many children.”
Iran’s birthrate reached a peak of 3.6 chil-
dren per couple after its 1979 Islamic
Revolution, among the world’s highest at
the time. By 1990, experts estimated Iran
could be home to 140 million people if the
rate was left unchecked. To combat the rise,
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali
Khamenei endorsed birth control, while
then-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
made controlling the birth rate a part of his
development plans.
Mass-produced condoms reached Iranians,
as a month’s supply of birth control cost the
equivalent of 10 cents in 1992. The birth
rate dropped precipitously, now reportedly
standing at 1.8 children per couple with a
population of some 77 million people.
Experts now say that drive might have been
too successful, estimating that Iran’s popu-
lation growth could reach zero in the next 20
years if the trend is not reversed.
Fearing that population decline, the
machinery of state in Iran has changed
course entirely. Khamenei, who has final say
over all matters of state, now says Iran
should have a population of 150 million
people or more.
“If we move forward like this, we will be a
country of elderly people in a not-too-dis-
tant future. Why do some couples prefer to
have one or two children? Why do couples
avoid having children? The reasons need to
be studied,” the ayatollah recently said.
“There was an imitation of Western life and
we inherited this.”
Sermons now urge worshippers to raise
more children for Iran’s future. Mahdi
Sedqazar, who performed vasectomies at his
government-sponsored Martyr Jafari clinic
in central Tehran for a decade, now focuses
on preventing AIDS and promoting factory
workers’ health.
“Vasectomy operations have totally
stopped. They were eliminated eight months
ago,” Sedqazar said. “The budget on popula-
tion curbs has been halted.”
Some blame a drop in marriages and a rise
in divorce for the falling birth rate. Others
point to Iran’s economy, battered by
Western sanctions over its contested nuclear
program. Inflation stands at 36 percent,
President Hassan Rouhani recently said.
Unemployment officially stands at 12 per-
cent, though some private experts suggest
nearly one in three working-age Iranians is
out of work.
“Unemployment, a lack of housing and
job insecurity are the top most important
reasons for decrease in fertility rate,” Abbasi
said.
As part of a plan to encourage Iranians to
have more children, the Iranian parliament
approved a bill that allows the government
to increase maternity leaves to nine months
from six months and to give fathers a two-
week leave. Iran’s constitutional watchdog,
the Guardian Council, made it a law in July.
Government officials also have discussed
offering gold coins to newborns.
But those incentives may not be enough.
Ali Akbar Mahzoon, head of government
statistics and demographic data, said family
culture has changed irrespective of financial
ability and job security. The average age for
people to get married in Iran has gone from
the early 20s to the late 20s, Mahzoon said.
While some 23 million Iranians are eligible
to marry, 11 million of them haven’t done
so, he said.
“Wealthy people or those who have a
secure job also have no interest in having
more than two children,” Mahzoon said.
However, he said that more jobs and housing
will be effective tools in helping increase
birth rates.
Iran tries to reverse a slumping birth rate
“Many young Iranians prefer to continue their
studies, not marry. Lack of financial ability to buy a house
and meet expenses are among other reasons why the youth
postpone marriage or have no interest in raising many children.”
—Mohammad Jalal Abbasi, head of Demographics Department at Tehran University
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ATLANTA — Fifty years ago, ashtrays
seemed to be on every table and desk.
Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed
cigarettes in TV commercials. Smoke hung
in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane
cabins. More than 42 percent of U.S. adults
smoked, and there was a good chance your
doctor was among them.
The turning point came on Jan. 11, 1964.
It was on that Saturday morning that U.S.
Surgeon General Luther Terry released an
emphatic and authoritative report that said
smoking causes illness and death — and the
government should do something about it.
In the decades that followed, warning
labels were put on cigarette packs, cigarette
commercials were banned, taxes were raised
and new restrictions were placed on where
people could light up.
“It was the beginning,” said Kenneth
Warner, a University of Michigan public
health professor who is a leading authority
on smoking and health.
It was not the end. While the U.S. smok-
ing rate has fallen by more than half to 18
percent, that still translates to more than 43
million smokers. Smoking is still far and
away the leading preventable
cause of death in the U.S. Some
experts predict large numbers
of Americans will puff away for
decades to come.
Nevertheless, the Terry
report has been called one of
the most important documents
in U.S. public health history,
and on its 50th anniversary, offi-
cials are not only rolling out new
anti-smoking campaigns but
reflecting on what the nation did
right that day.
The report’s bottom-line mes-
sage was hardly revolutionary.
Since 1950, head-turning studies
that found higher rates of lung can-
cer in heavy smokers had been
appearing in medical jour-
nals. A widely read article
in Reader’s Digest in
1952, “Cancer by the
C a r t o n , ”
c o n -
tributed to
the largest
drop in ciga-
rette consumption since the Depression. In
1954, the American Cancer Society
announced that smokers had a higher
cancer risk.
But the tobacco industry fought
back. Manufacturers came out with
cigarettes with filters that they
claimed would trap toxins before they
settled into smokers’ lungs. And in
1954, they placed a full-page ad in
hundreds of newspapers in which
they argued that research linking
their products and cancer was incon-
clusive.
It was a brilliant counter-offen-
sive that left physicians and the
public unsure how dangerous smok-
ing really was. Cigarette sales
rebounded.
In 1957 and 1959, Surgeon
General Leroy Burney issued state-
ments that heavy smoking causes
lung cancer. But they had little impact.
Amid pressure from health advo-
cates, President John F. Kennedy’s
surgeon general, Dr. Luther
Terry, announced in 1962
that he was convening an
expert panel to examine
all the evidence and issue a comprehensive,
debate-settling report. To ensure the panel
was unimpeachable, he let the tobacco
industry veto any proposed members it
regarded as biased.
Surveys indicated a third to a half of all
physicians smoked tobacco products at the
time, and the committee reflected the cul-
ture: Half its 10 members were smokers,
who puffed away during committee meet-
ings. Terry himself was a cigarette smoker.
Dr. Eugene Guthrie, an assistant surgeon
general, helped persuade Terry to kick the
habit a few months before the press confer-
ence releasing the report.
“I told him, ‘You gotta quit that. I think
you can get away with a pipe — if you don’t
do it openly. ’ He said, ‘You gotta be kid-
ding!’ I said, ‘No, I’m not. It just wouldn’t
do. If you smoke any cigarettes, you better
do it in a closet,”’ Guthrie recalled in a
recent interview with The Associated Press.
The press conference was held on a
Saturday partly out of concern about its
effect on the stock market. About 200
reporters attended.
The committee said cigarette smoking
Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary
See SMOKING, Page 19
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clearly did cause lung cancer and was
responsible for the nation’s escalating male
cancer death rate. It also said there was no
valid evidence filters were reducing the dan-
ger. The committee also said — more vague-
ly — that the government should address
the problem.
“This was front-page news, and every
American knew it,” said Robin Koval, pres-
ident of Legacy, an anti-smoking organiza-
tion.
Cigarette consumption dropped a whop-
ping 15 percent over the next three
months but then began to rebound. Health
officials realized it would take more than
one report.
In 1965, Congress required cigarette
packs to carry warning labels. Two years
later, the Federal Communications
Commission ordered TV and radio stations
to provide free air time for anti-smoking
public service announcements. Cigarette
commercials were banned in 1971.
Still, progress was slow. Warner recalled
teaching at the University of Michigan in
1972, when nearly half the faculty members
at the school of public health were smokers.
He was one of them.
“I felt like a hypocrite and an idiot,” he
said. But smoking was still the norm, and it
was difficult to quit, he said.
The 1970s also saw the birth of a move-
ment to protect nonsmokers from cigarette
fumes, with no-smoking sections on air-
planes, in restaurants and in other places.
Those eventually gave way to complete
smoking bans. Cigarette machines disap-
peared, cigarette taxes rose, and restrictions
on the sale of cigarettes to minors got
tougher.
Tobacco companies also came under
increasing legal attack. In the biggest case
of them all, more than 40 states brought
lawsuits demanding compensation for the
costs of treating smoking-related illnesses.
Big Tobacco settled in 1998 by agreeing to
pay about $200 billion and curtail market-
ing of cigarettes to youths.
In 1998, while the settlement was being
completed, tobacco executives appeared
before Congress and publicly acknowledged
for the first time that their products can
cause lung cancer and be addictive.
Experts agree that the Terry report clearly
triggered decades of changes that whittled
the smoking rate down. But it was based on
data that was already out there. Why, then,
did it make such a difference?
For one thing, the drumbeat about the
dangers of smoking was getting louder in
1964, experts said. But the way the commit-
tee was assembled and the carefully neutral
manner in which it reached its conclusion
were at least as important, said Dr. Tim
McAfee, director of the Office on Smoking
and Health at the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
At the same time, he and others said any
celebration of the anniversary must be tem-
pered by the size of the problem that still
exists.
Each year, an estimated 443,000 people
die prematurely from smoking or exposure
to secondhand smoke, and 8.6 million live
with a serious illness caused by smoking,
according to the CDC.
Donald Shopland finds that depressing.
Fifty years ago, he was a 19-year-old who
smoked two packs a day while working as a
clerk for the surgeon general’s committee.
He quit cigarettes right after the 1964 report
came out, and went on to a long and distin-
guished public health career in which he
wrote or edited scores of books and reports
on smoking’s effects.
“We should be much further along than we
are,” the Georgia retiree lamented.
Continued from page 17
SMOKING
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Even as his health care
law divided the nation, President Barack
Obama’s first term produced historically low
growth in health costs, government experts
said in a new report Monday.
While the White House sees hard-won vin-
dication, it’s too early to say if the four-year
trend that continued through 2012 is a lasting
turnaround that Obama can claim as part of
his legacy.
For the second year in a row, the U.S. econ-
omy grew faster in 2012 than did national
health care spending, according to nonparti-
san economic experts at the Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services.
That’s an important statistic. In most
years, health care spending grows more rap-
idly than the economy, like bills that rise
faster than your paycheck. That cost pressure
steadily undermines employer insurance as
well as government programs like Medicare
and Medicaid. But the pattern slowed starting
in 2009, and then appears to have reversed
ever so slightly and tenuously.
“Have we turned the corner in a sustainable
way? That’s still an open question,” said
economist Robert Reischauer, who serves as
a public trustee overseeing Medicare and
Social Security financing. “But I am more
optimistic than I have ever been that funda-
mental changes are under way.” For example,
even though baby boomers are joining
Medicare in record numbers, that program’s
costs are basically stable when measured on a
per-patient basis, Reischauer noted.
Nonetheless, America still spends a whole
lot. Monday’s report found that the nation’s
health care tab reached $2.8 trillion in 2012,
the latest year available. Health care account-
ed for 17.2 percent of the economy, down
from 17.3 percent in 2011.
Total spending averaged $8,915 for every
man, woman and child, well above the level
in other advanced economies. But more
spending doesn’t equate to better health. By
many health measures, other countries are
ahead.
Also, the per-capita dollar amount doesn’t
tell the full story. In any given year, most of
the spending goes for the sickest patients, a
small fraction of the population.
The report said Obama’s health care law had
only had a “minimal impact” on overall
spending. It contributed less than 0.1 percent
to rising costs from 2010-2012, the authors
said. That will change this year when the
law’s big coverage expansion for the unin-
sured is expected to increase U.S. health
spending by about 6 percent.
Whether that starts a return to the old pat-
tern of faster growth remains to be seen. The
White House does not believe that will hap-
pen.
“There will be a temporary, one-year
increase as those folks are brought into the
system, but there is very reason to believe
that the trend of slowing growth rates per
beneficiary will continue into the future,”
said Jason Furman, chairman of the presi-
dent’s Council of Economic Advisers.
“It’s increasingly clear as each year of data
comes out and the slowdown persists that
there is also something structural going on,
and the Affordable Care Act is contributing,”
he added.
The report said it’s too early to discern
where things might be headed next. In the
past, health care spending has stabilized two
to three years after an economic recession,
only to resume its upward track as consumers
regain confidence. More evidence is needed
before concluding that there’s been a structur-
al break in the relationship between the
health sector and the overall economy, the
authors said in an article published in the
journal Health Affairs.
Below the topline figures, spending grew
faster in some areas and more slowly in oth-
ers, making it more difficult to piece the puz-
zle together.
Spending for hospital care and doctors’
services grew more rapidly.
So did out-of-pocket spending by individ-
uals. That reflects the trend of employers
increasing annual deductibles and copay-
ments to shift a greater share of medical
costs directly on to employees and their fam-
ilies.
Spending on prescription drugs barely
increased, reflecting an unusual circumstance
in which patent protection expired for major
drugs like Lipitor, Plavix and Singulair.
Generic drugs accounted for an ever-increas-
ing share of prescriptions.
Medicare spending grew more slowly,
reflecting a one-time cut in payments to nurs-
ing homes and some of the spending reduc-
tions in Obama’s health care law. Spending
per Medicare recipient grew by 0.7 percent in
2012, down from 2.5 percent in 2011.
Spending for private insurance also grew
more slowly, reflecting the shift to high-
deductible plans that offer lower premiums.
Part of the good news for 2012 reflected a
statistical revision that the Commerce
Department adopted last year, resulting in a
more robust estimate of Gross Domestic
Product. Without that change, health care
spending would have approached 18 percent
of the economy. The report’s authors said that
they updated statistics going back to the
1960s to account for the new GDP methodol-
ogy.
U.S. marks four straight years of slowing health costs
“It’s increasingly clear as each year of data comes
out and the slowdown persists that there is also something
structural going on, and the Affordable Care Act is contributing.”
— Jason Furman, chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers
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TUESDAY, JAN. 7
Launch Your Successful Business-
Orientation. 10 a.m. Redwood City
Public Library, 1044 Middlefield
Road, Redwood City. Free. For more
information go to
www.phase2careers.org.
Hearing Loss Association of the
Peninsula Meeting. 1:30 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Senior Center,
1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City.
The program will be presented by
Sharif Frink with the California
Telephone Access Program. Learn
about this free phone program and
be able to try it out. Free. For more
information call 345-4551.
New Year’s Career Kick-Off. 6 p.m.
to 8:30 p.m. FIrst Presbyterian
Church, 1700 Easton Drive,
Burlingame. Dennis Ranahan will
share guidelines for success in the
job search ‘game’ of life. Free. For
more information call 522-0701.
Covered California information
session. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burlingame
Public Library, 480 Primrose,
Burlingame. Free.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8
Building an Effective Resume. 9
a.m. Silicon Valley Community
Foundation, 1300 S. El Camino Real,
San Mateo. Free. For more informa-
tion go to www.phase2careers.org.
Facebook information session.
10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont.
Learn about the popular social net-
working site and how to stay safe
online. Previous computer basics
suggested. For more information
contact conrad@smcl.org.
Pantry Makeover: 30 Minute
Healthy Eating Tour. 10 a.m. Whole
Foods Market, 1010 Park Place, San
Mateo. Participants will be auto-
matically entered to win a $500
Pantry Makeover with the Regional
Healthy Eating Specialist. Space is
limited to 20. For more information
and to sign up go to
http://www.dairyfreeglutenfreek-
itchen.com/sample-page.
Canadian Women’s Club January
luncheon and speaker series. 11
a.m. Basque Cultural Center, 599
Railroad Ave., South San Francisco.
Reservation required. $35. Guests
and gentlemen welcome. To reserve
a seat, call (415) 824-9745 or email
President@canadianwomensclub.o
rg.
San Mateo Professional Alliance
Weekly Networking Lunch. Noon
to 1 p.m. Spiedo Ristorante, 223 E.
Fourth Ave., San Mateo. Free admis-
sion, but lunch is $17. For more
information call 430-6500.
City Talk Toastmasters Club
Meeting. 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Redwood City Main Library
Community Room, 1044
Middlefield Road, Redwood City.
Join us in a friendly and supportive
atmosphere while learning to
improve your communication and
leadership skills. Free. For more
information email johnmcd@hot-
mail.com.
Listening Live: Celebrating Live
at Mission Blue 10th Season. 7
p.m. Brisbane Public Library, 250
Visitacion Ave., Brisbane. Free. For
more information email jennifer-
bousquet@yahoo.com.
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Dangerous Foods. 7 p.m. Bethany
Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Ave.,
Menlo Park. Lifetree Cafe will host
an hour-long conversation explor-
ing and discussing hints and strate-
gies for healthy eating.
Complimentary snacks and bever-
ages will be served. For more infor-
mation go to lifetreecafe.com.
Willamette University Choirs to
Perform on Tour. 7 p.m. St.
Gregory’s Catholic Church, 2715
Hacienda St., San Mateo. Free. For
more information email
npate@willamette.edu.
Art Demonstration by Gary
Bukovnik. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center, 850
Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. Free.
For more information email artbe-
gay@gmail.com.
Cathy Lemons Hosts the Club Fox
Blues Jam. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The
Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood
City. $5. For more information go to
rwcbluesjam.com.
THURSDAY, JAN. 9
School-Age Thursday Afternoon
Storytelling Series. 4 p.m. Menlo
Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo
Park. Free. For more information go
to www.menloparklibrary.org
Four Calm Steps to Conflict
Resolution: HR Business Leader
Series. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sequoia, 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite
600, San Mateo. $35 for general
admission and free to NCHRA mem-
bers. For more information call
(415) 291-1992.
FRIDAY, JAN. 10
Guest speaker: Lena Potts,
Community Manager of HIP
Housing. 7:30 a.m. Crystal Springs
Golf Course, 6650 Golf Course Drive,
Burlingame. Potts will present:
‘Creative Solutions to the Housing
Crisis: How Home Sharing Helps
Everyone.’ Sponsored by the San
Mateo Rotary Club. Fee is $15 and
includes breakfast. For information
or to RSVP call Jake at 515-5891.
Annual Lego Holiday
Extravaganza. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Museum of American Heritage, 351
Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Enjoy a vari-
ety of Lego creations made by
members of the club, featuring train
layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles,
miniature cities, sculptures and
more. Admission is $2. Exhibit runs
through Jan. 19 on Fridays,
Saturdays and Sundays.
Launch Your Successful Business-
Orientation. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Silicon
Valley Community Foundation,
1300 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo.
Free. For more information email
ronvisconti@sbcglobal.net.
Tween Evening: An After-Hours in
the Library Program. 5 p.m. to 7:30
p.m. San Mateo Main Library, 55 W.
Third Ave., San Mateo. Tweens (kids
in fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-
grades) will create crafty projects
and compete in a clue hunt and
trivia contests. Food will be provid-
ed. Free. For more information or to
register call 522-7838.
Opening: Annual Members’
Exhibit and Contemporary
Pakistani Art. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pacific Art League, 227 Forest Ave.,
Palo Alto. Free. For more informa-
tion email frontdesk@pacifi-
cartleague.org.
Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble.
7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Angelicas, 863
Main St., Redwood City. Roger
Glenn, master musician, composer
and entertainer on the flute, sax
and vibraphone and son of the late
Tyree Glenn who was one of the 57
notable jazz musicians pictured in
the historic photo ‘A Great Day in
Harlem.’ Advance tickets begin at
$25 and tickets at the door are $31.
Valet parking available. For more
information call 679-8184 or go to
www.angelicasllc.com/entertain-
ment.
‘Cautionary Tales Reconsidered’
exhibit opening. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Sanchez Art
Center, Pacifica. Exhibit will be open
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 9.
A Festival of Contemporary
Music. 7:30 p.m. The Crestmore
Conservatory of Music, 2575 Flores
St., San Mateo. The festival will fea-
ture the music of Samuel Barber,
Sadao Bekku, Nicholas Carlozzi,
Angela Kraft Cross, Alberto
Ginastera, Carlos Gustavino,
Michael Kimbell, Witold
Lutoslawski, Gian Carlo Menotti and
Frederic Rzewski. Free. For more
information call 574-4633.
SATURDAY, JAN. 11
Free Electronics Recycling Event.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Redwood Shores
Elementary School, 225 Shearwater
Parkway, Redwood Shores. Support
Boy Scout Troop 61 as you recycle.
For more information call (408) 394-
4120.
New Volunteer Recruitment at
Fioli. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 86
Cañada Road, Woodside. Attendees
will have the opportunity to learn
about the many ways to volunteer
at Fioli. Reservations were due Jan.
3 at 4 p.m. For more information go
to www.fioli.org and click on
‘Volunteer.’
Give Back to Central Park’s Rose
Garden. 10 a.m. to Noon.
Contribute to the beautification of
San Mateo’s rose garden. No experi-
ence is necessary. Free. For more
information go to info@sanma-
teoarboretum.org.
Annual Lego Holiday
Extravaganza. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Museum of American Heritage, 351
Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Enjoy a vari-
ety of Lego creations made by
members of the club, featuring train
layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles,
miniature cities, sculptures and
more. Admission is $2. Exhibit runs
through Jan. 19 on Fridays,
Saturdays and Sundays.
Education Expo. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hillsdale Shopping Center, Macy’s
Center Court, 60 31st Ave., San
Mateo. Parents are invited to
explore education options for their
children. Representatives from local
public and private preschools, ele-
mentary and high schools will be
on-site to answer questions and
provide detailed information about
their programs. Free. For more infor-
mation call 345-8222.
Calendar
For more events visit
smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.
Mark Cobb, senior vice president of
Colliers International’s Peninsula
office, said the overreaching trend for
the last year is vacancies are continuing
to decline. In the Colliers International
report, San Mateo County’s vacancy
rate decreased to 11.4 percent from 12.7
percent, this the lowest vacancy rate
since fourth quarter 2007 when it was
11.33 percent.
“Clearly, it’s a sign of current job
growth or anticipated job growth,” he
said. “It’s tough to say [if the trend will
continue]. There was such impressive
demand in the last year and it’s not unre-
alistic to see this activity continue
going forward.”
Rents have somewhat stabilized and
continue to track up in desirable mar-
kets, he said. Class Aspaces, buildings
that represent the highest quality build-
ings in their market and are well-locat-
ed, are in high demand, Cobb added.
Gross absorption, the measure of all
leasing activity within the market, for
fourth quarter 2013 was 1,047,475
square feet, bringing the 2013 total to
3,453,167 square feet, according to
Colliers.
Businesses are moving into the area.
Opera Software signed an expansion
deal for an additional 17,702 square feet
of space at 1875 S. Grant St. in San
Mateo. Opera and its subsidiaries now
employ 200 employees in Silicon
Valley — double from the same time
last year, according to Norwegian-
based Web browser company. This num-
ber is expected to reach 300 in 2014.
“Silicon Valley has become one of
Opera’s most strategic locations to do
business with technology industry jug-
gernauts to help make the Internet open
to everyone and grow our talent base,”
said Mahi de Silva, CEO, Opera
Mediaworks, in a statement. “We real-
ize the importance and influence
Silicon Valley has on how we power the
global mobile ecosystem, including
how we help consumers to discover
content, advertisers to reach the audi-
ence they are looking for, publishers to
generate revenue and operators to pro-
vide a faster and better network experi-
ence. We will continue our expansion in
this region by hiring people in all areas
and continue to grow Opera Software.”
The mid-Peninsula has seen increased
activity in the last couple of years
because of its place between Silicon
Valley and San Francisco, said Julia
Georgules, research manager for Jones
Lang LaSalle. Additionally, having
technology companies such as
Facebook in the area has been a huge
driver for those wanting to be near tal-
ent and new technology, she said.
“In 2014, the whole region is still
going to be very strong,” she said.
“There was a question whether there
would be a burst of the tech bubble but,
at this point, it’s a very strong industry
and there doesn’t appear to be any signs
of that faltering.”
There are some areas along the
Peninsula that continue to have a harder
time leasing and selling office space.
For example, Brisbane and San Carlos
have more vacancies than other areas,
but are notorious for this, said Dave
Dove, associate vice president at
Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate
Services. Brisbane had a 52.1 percent
vacancy rate during fourth quarter 2013,
but Georgules said it’s slightly mislead-
ing this is a bad trend since there is a lot
less inventory in Brisbane.
Other trends along the Peninsula pro-
vided by Jones Lang LaSalle state ten-
ants are aggressively competing for all
sizable blocks of space in Palo Alto and
Mountain View and touring activity for
space larger than 30,000 square feet in
the mid-Peninsula has picked up.
Meanwhile, Edmodo, an edtech com-
pany, is relocating from downtown San
Mateo to expand into 48,370 square feet
at 1200 Park Place in the same area. The
law firm Weil Gotschal is in the market
for 70,000 square feet of Class Aspace
along State Route 92, according to the
Jones Lang LaSalle report. Additionally,
Google leased 94,400 square feet of
office space at 1000 Cherry Ave. in San
Bruno, according to the Colliers report.
CardioDX leased a 69,449-square-foot
space at 500-600 Saginaw Drive in
Redwood City. It is relocating out of
Palo Alto to a bigger office during the
first half of 2014, according to the Jones
Lang LaSalle report.
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OFFICES
“It’s a pretty big deal in my mind,”
Yazdi said. “A move of this magnitude
is pretty uncommon.”
Ed Willig, co-president of Carr
McClellan, contends it’s a trend for
estate planning practices to split from
firms.
Yazdi and Anderson got serious about
opening a new firm about three or four
months ago. After being approached
about being acquired, they decided the
route they wanted to take was starting
an entirely new law firm.
“It was a big decision for us,” said
Anderson, who worked at Carr
McClellan for 25 years. “We have
observed lots of changes in the mar-
ketplace for advising high level
clients and we decided at this point we
would like to start our own firm. ... We
want to heighten the level at which we
provide services.”
The team of 29 attorneys, paralegals
and staff comprised essentially the
entire estate planning and administra-
tion practice and much of the trust and
estate litigation group at Carr
McClellan. Attorneys advise and advo-
cate on behalf of high net worth indi-
viduals and families in many areas of
wealth and asset management. The firm
also advises on the formation and
administration of public and private
foundations as well as charitable
trusts.
Why stay in Burlingame?
“We like living and working in the
same community,” Anderson said. “Our
clients are concentrated in the mid-
Peninsula. It’s a bit of a sweet spot
between San Francisco and Silicon
Valley. ... We reinvented and created a
law firm in the past few months and it
was a ton of work, but we’re delighted
to open.”
Since space is not at a premium at
the moment, they were lucky to get the
space they did, Yazdi said.
As part of the move, Albert Horn, a
member of Carr McClellan since 1952,
will join Anderson Yazdi.
“He’s a mentor and going forward
we’d like to perpetuate that part of the
legacy,” Anderson said.
Horn said he is happy to be joining
the new firm.
“I am deeply proud and excited to be
a part of this group of enterprising and
highly talented attorneys in forming
our new firm,” Horn said in a press
release. “Our focus and commitment
remains unwavering: to help clients
grow their wealth and pass it on to
future generations while minimizing
the impact of taxes.”
The firm also includes controversy
practice, representing both plaintiffs
and defendants on trust, estate and fidu-
ciary litigation.
“The formation of our new firm
comes at an optimal time, enabling us
to even more effectively meet our
clients’ needs, as well as seize new
opportunities in this very dynamic and
growing market for wealth-related
legal services,” Anderson said in a
press release. “We remain deeply com-
mitted to serving as their trusted advi-
sors, and adapting and evolving based
on the changing dynamics of high net
worth-related matters such as asset
protection, privacy and their increas-
ing cross-border needs.”
Meanwhile, Lisa Stalteri, Carr
McClellan co-president, said she and
the rest of her firm are very happy for
the departing attorneys.
“We have a very strong working
relationship with them and wish them
success,” she said.
For more information on the new
firm, visit andersonyazdi.com.
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180 Businesses For Sale
ESTABLISHED BUSINESS FOR SALE
in Downtown San Mateo (510)962-1569
203 Public Notices
AMENDED FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT #258131
The following person is doing business
as: Catherine Organics, 858 Coleman
Ave., Apt E, MENLO PARK, CA 94025 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Marisa Nelson, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on
/s/ Marisa Nelson /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 10/18/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
CASE# CIV 525474
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
CHANGE OF NAME
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO,
400 COUNTY CENTER RD,
RåEDWOOD CITY CA 94063
PETITION OF
Carol Donnelly Peterson
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
Petitioner, Carol Donnelly Peterson filed
a petition with this court for a decree
changing name as follows:
Present name: Carol Donnelly Peterson
Propsed Name:Carel Donnelly Peterson
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 January 23,
2014 at 9 a.m., Dept. PJ, Room , 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: 12/12/ 2013
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 12/11/2013
(Published, 12/17/13, 12/24/2013,
12/31/2013, 01/07/2013)
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203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258788
The following person is doing business
as: Out West Antiques, 707 Bellevue
Ave., DALY CITY, CA 94014 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Out
West Global, Inc, CA. The business is
conducted by a Corporation. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN .
/s/ Qi Zheng /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/09/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258712
The following person is doing business
as: Excel Equestrian, 4040 Woodside
Rd., WOODSIDE, CA 94062 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Mandy
Emily Alamillo, 22306 City Centerm Hay-
ward, CA 94541. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN .
/s/ Mandy Emily Alamillo /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/02/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258787
The following person is doing business
as: Coldwell Banker Infiniti Group, 1435
Huntington Ave., Suite 310 SOUTH SAN
FRANCISCO, CA 94080 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Bez Group,
Inc, CA. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN
12/03/2013.
/s/ Edward C. Wong /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/09/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258706
The following person is doing business
as: 1) Mindful Money Management 2)
MIndful Fiduciary Services , 63 Bovet
Road # 333, SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
MIndful Details LLC. The business is
conducted by a Limited Liability Compa-
ny. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN .
/s/ Kathryn A. Uros /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/02/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258700
The following person is doing business
as: Vintage at Heart Thriftshop, 2130
Coast Hwy., PACIFICA, CA 94044 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Jamie Lynn Quirk, Po Box 718, Redwood
City, CA 94064. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN 11/01/2013.
/s/ Jamie Lynn Quirk /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/02/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258690
The following person is doing business
as: Technalysis Research, LLC, 1136
Halsey Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Technlysis Research, LLC. The business
is conducted by a Limited Liability Com-
pany. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN.
/s/Robert E. O’Donnell /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 11/27/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/17/13, 12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258941
The following person is doing business
as: 1) Born Property Management, 2)
Born Home Watch, 3) The Rent Group,
1055 Alameda De Las Plugas, BEL-
MONT, CA 94002 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Born Real Estate,
Inc., CA. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN .
/s/ Jason Born/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/20/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/24/13, 12/28/13, 01/04/13, 01/14/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258927
The following person is doing business
as: Admin Thrifty, 2359 S. Norfolk St.,
SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Rhea Gat-
tuso and David Gattuso, same adress.
The business is conducted by a General
Partnership. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN
01/01/2013.
/s/ Rhea Gattuso /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/19/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/13, 01/14/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258637
The following person is doing business
as: Nothing Bundt Cakes, 140 S. El Ca-
mino Real, MILLBRAE, CA 94030 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
TWAH, Inc, CA. The business is con-
ducted by a Corporation. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN.
/s/ Carol Basch /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 11/22/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/24/13, 12/31/13, 01/07/13, 01/14/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258884
The following person is doing business
as: PMAI, 40 Forbes Boulevard, SOUTH
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Pacific
Marketing Alliance, Inc., same address.
The business is conducted by a Corpora-
tion. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN
02/04/2002.
/s/ Masanori Takenaka /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/13/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/31/13, 01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258959
The following person is doing business
as:Burlingame Acupuncture Center, 654
North El Camino Real #103, SAN MA-
TEO, CA,94401 is hereby registered by
the following owner: IB Acupunture Inc.,
860 South Winchester Blvd., #B, San
Jose, CA 95128. The business is con-
ducted by a Corporation. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN.
/s/ Lee Bai /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/23/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/31/13, 01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258882
The following person is doing business
as: Fagan Properties,5 Tranquility
Ct.,PACIFICA, CA 94044 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: John Fe-
ga, same address. The business is con-
ducted by a Married Couple. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN 11/11/2013.
/s/ John D. Fegan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/13/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/31/13, 01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259053
The following person is doing business
as: 1) Onni Financial Network, 2) Onni
Investment Group, 1500 El Camino Real,
MILLBRAE, CA 94030 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Onni Enter-
prise, Inc., P.O. Box 663, Millbrae, CA
94030. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN.
/s/ Amie Chan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/30/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/31/13, 01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259112
The following person is doing business
as: Fly Away With Us,1175 Park Place
#204, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Nina
Revko, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN 12/10/2013.
/s/ Nina Revko /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/03/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259059
The following person is doing business
as: Carrier Travel Agency, 1319 Adrian
Ave, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Tony
Nan, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN.
/s/ Tony Nan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/30/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259070
The following person is doing business
as: Redwood City Pediatric
Dentistry,2130 Ralston Ave Ste 1B,BEL-
MONT, CA 94002 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Savannah Kim,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by an S Corporation. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN 12/15/2013.
/s/ Savannah Kim /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/31/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258888
The following person is doing business
as: Marci Associates, 113 East Hillsdale
Blvd, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Matt
Bigting, same address and Merci Bigting,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by a General Partnership. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN.
/s/ Matt Bigting /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/16/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #258894
The following person is doing business
as: Clean All Cleaning Services, 420
Chestnut Street # 3, REDWOOD CITY,
CA 94063 is hereby registered by the fol-
lowing owner Ray Charles Watts, same
address. The business is conducted by
an Indivdual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN.
/s/ Ray Charles Watts /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/16/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259107
The following person is doing business
as: Dance Away, 105 Cresent Avenue,
SACRAMENTO, CA 94282 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Alvin
Zachariak, same address. The business
is conducted by an Indivdual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN.
/s/ Alvin Zachariak /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/02/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259031
The following person is doing business
as: Colma Animal Hospital, 1232 El Ca-
mino Real, Colma, CA 94014 is hereby
registered by the following owner:
Bhakhri Veteriniary Group, Inc., same
address. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN 05/27/2005
/s/ Naudeep Bhakhri /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/26/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/07/14, 01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14).
NOTICE OF PETITION TO
ADMINISTER ESTATE OF
OFELIA GONZALEZ
Case Number: 124037
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
tingent creditors, and persons who may
otherwise be interested in the will or es-
tate, or both, of: Ofelia Gonzalez. A Peti-
tion for Probate has been filed by Auturo
Gonzalez in the Superior Court of Cali-
fornia, County of San Mateo. The Peti-
tion for Probate requests that Auturo
Gonzalez be appointed as personal rep-
resentative to administer the estate of
the decedent.
The petition requests the decedent’s will
and codicils, if any, be admitted to pro-
bate. The will and any codicils are avail-
able for examination in the file kept by
the court.
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
authority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in
this court as follows: February 3, 2014 at
9:00 a.m., Dept. 28, Superior Court of
California, County of San Mateo, 400
County Center, Redwood City, CA
94063.
If you object to the granting of the peti-
tion, you should appear at the hearing
and state your objections or file written
objections with the court before the hear-
ing. Your appearance may be in person
or by your attorney.
If you are a creditor or a contingent cred-
itor of the decedent, you must file your
claim with the court and mail a copy to
the personal representative appointed by
the court within the later of either (1) four
months from the date of first issuance of
letters to a general personal representa-
tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
from the date of mailing or personal de-
livery to you of a notice under section
9052 of the California Probate Code.
Other California statutes and legal qutho-
ity may affect your rights as a creditor.
You may want to consult with an attorney
knowledgeable in California law.
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.
Petitioner:
Auturo Gonzalez
107 Piccadilly Place #D
SAN BRUNO, CA 94066
Dated: December 30, 2013
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
on December 31, 2013 and January 7,
14, 2014.
210 Lost & Found
LOST AFRICAN GRAY PARROT -
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
LOST DOG-SMALL TERRIER-$5000
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
210 Lost & Found
LOST GOLD Cross at Carlmont Shop-
ping Cente, by Lunardi’s market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
(650)326-2772.
LOST ON Sunday 03/10/13, a Bin of
Documents on Catalpa Ave., in
San Mateo. REWARD, (650)450-3107
LOST SET OF CAR KEYS near Millbrae
Post Office on June 18, 2013, at 3:00
p.m. Reward! Call (650)692-4100
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
(650)578-0323.
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
(650)578-0323.
REWARD!! LOST DOG - 15LB All White
Dog, needs meds, in the area of Oaknoll
RWC on 3/23/13, (650)400-1175
295 Art
ART: 5 prints, nude figures, 14” x 18”,
signed Andrea Medina, 1980s. $40/all.
650-345-3277
296 Appliances
AMANA HTM outdoor furnace heat ex-
changer,new motor, pump, electronics.
Model ERGW0012. 80,000 BTU $50.
(650)342-7933
COIN-OP GAS DRYER - $100.,
(650)948-4895
ELECTRIC DRYER (Kenmore) asking
$95, good condition! SOLD!
FRIGIDAIRE ELECTRIC stove, $285. as
new! (650)430-6556
296 Appliances
GAS STOVE (Magic Chef) asking $95,
good condition! SOLD!
LEAN MEAN Fat Grilling Machine by
George Foreman. $15 (650)832-1392
LG WASHER/ DRYER in one. Excellent
condition, new hoses, ultracapacity,
7 cycle, fron load, $600, (650)290-0954
MAYTAG WALL oven, 24”x24”x24”, ex-
cellent condition, $50 obo, (650)345-
5502
MAYTAG WALL oven, 24”x24”x24”, ex-
cellent condition, $50 obo, (650)345-
5502
PREMIER GAS stove. $285. As new!
(650)430-6556
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
ROTISSERIE GE, IN-door or out door,
Holds large turkey 24” wide, Like new,
$80, OBO (650)344-8549
SANYO MINI REFRIGERATOR- $40.,
(415)346-6038
SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse
power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
SMALL REFRIGERATOR great for of-
fice or studio apartment . Good condition
$40.00 (650)504-6058
SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, ex-
cellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038
VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition
$45. (650)878-9542
297 Bicycles
GIRLS BIKE 18” Pink, Looks New, Hard-
ly Used $80 (650)293-7313
GIRLS SCHWINN Bike 24” 5 speed in
very good condition $75 (650)591-3313
SCHWINN 20” Boy’s Bike, Good Condi-
tion $40 (650)756-9516
298 Collectibles
101 MINT Postage Stamps from Eu-
rope, Africa, Latin America. Pre 1941,
All different . $6.00, SOLD
120 Foreign (70), U.S. (50) USED Post-
age Stamps. Most pre-World War II. All
different, all detached from envelopes.
$5.00 all, SOLD
1920'S AQUA Glass Beaded Flapper
Purse (drawstring bag) & Faux Pearl
Flapper Collar. $50. 650-762-6048
1940 VINTAGE telephone bench maple
antiques collectibles $75 (650)755-9833
1982 PRINT 'A Tune Off The Top Of My
Head' 82/125 $80 (650) 204-0587
2 VINTAGE Light Bulbs circa 1905. Edi-
son Mazda Lamps. Both still working -
$50 (650)-762-6048
4 NOLAN RYAN - Uncut Sheets, Rare
Gold Cards $90 (650)365-3987
400 YEARBOOKS - Sports Illustrated
Sports Book 70-90’s $90 all (650)365-
3987
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
(650)345-1111
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23”, $50. OBO,
(650)754-3597
BOX OF 2000 Sports Cards, 1997-2004
years, $20 (650)592-2648
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
(650)315-3240
COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
(408)249-3858
FRAMED 19X15 BARBIE USPS Post-
mark picture Gallery First Day of issue
1960. Limited edition $85.
FRANKLIN MINT Thimble collection with
display rack. $55. 650-291-4779
JAPANESE MOTIF end table, $99
(650)520-9366
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
MEMORABILIA CARD COLLECTION,
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
(650)319-5334.
298 Collectibles
MEMORABILIA CARD COLLECTION,
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
(650)319-5334.
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
(650)701-0276
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
(650)701-0276
TATTOO ARTIST - Norman Rockwell
figurine, limited addition, $90.,
(650)766-3024
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
TRIPOD - Professional Quality used in
1930’s Hollywood, $99, obo
(650)363-0360
UNIQUE, FRAMED to display, original
Nevada slot machine glass plate. One of
a kind. $50. 650-762-6048
300 Toys
14 HOTWHEELS - Redline, 32
Ford/Mustang/Corv. $90 all (650)365-
3987
‘66 CHEVELLE TOY CAR, Blue collecti-
ble. $12. (415)337-1690
LEGO - unopened, Monster truck trans-
porter, figures, 299 pieces, ages 5-12.
$27.00 (650)578-9208
PINK BARBIE 57 Chevy Convertible
28" long (sells on E-Bay for $250) in box
$99 (650)591-9769
RADIO CONTROL car; Jeep with off
road with equipment $99 OBO
(650)851-0878
TONKA EXCAVATOR, two arms move,
articulated,only $22 SOLD!
TOY - Barney interactive activity, musical
learning, talking, great for the car, $16.
obo, (650)349-6059
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
(415)565-6719
ANTIQUE BEVEL MIRROR - framed,
14” x 21”, carved top, $45.,
(650)341-7890
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL/ARCADE Coffee
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18” high, $70
(650)387-4002
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
ANTIQUE WASHING MACHINE - some
rust on legs, rust free drum and ringer.
$45/obo, (650)574-4439
BOX FULL TOYS Original Pkg., 40’s -
50’s, $90 for all (650)365-3987
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72” x 40” , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
elled glass, $500. (650)766-3024
OLD VINTAGE Wooden “Sea Captains
Tool Chest” 35 x 16 x 16, $65 (650)591-
3313
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
(650)520-3425
303 Electronics
27” SONY TRINITRON TV - great condi-
tion, rarely used, includes remote, not flat
screen, $65., (650)357-7484
27” SONY TRINITRON TV - great condi-
tion, rarely used, includes remote, not flat
screen, $65., (650)357-7484
32 “ FLAT SCREEN TV - Slightly Used.
HDMI 1080, $100 SOLD
46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
AUTO TOP hoist still in box
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
AUTO TOP hoist still in box
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition
Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95.,
(650)878-9542
DVD PLAYER, $25. Call (650)558-0206
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303 Electronics
BLACKBERRY PHONE good condition
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
BLACKBERRY PHONE good condition
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
HOME THEATRE SYSTEM - 3 speak-
ers, woofer, DVD player, USB connec-
tion, $80., (714)818-8782
IPAD 4, brand new! 16 GB, Wi-Fi, black,
still unopened in box. Tired of the same
old re-gifts? Get yourself something you
really want... an iPad! $500. Call
(954)479-8716 (San Carlos)
IPHONE GOOD condition $99.00 or best
offer (650)493-9993
IPHONE GOOD condition $99.00 or best
offer (650)493-9993
LEFT-HAND ERGONOMIC keyboard
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
(650)204-0587
PHILLIPS ENERGY STAR 20” color TV
with remote. Good condition, $20
(650)888-0129
PHOTO ENLARGER, new in box $25.
650-726-6429
SAMSUNG 27" TV Less than 6 months
old, with remote. Moving must sell
$100.00 (650) 995-0012
SAMSUNG, FLAT screenTV, 32” like
new! With Memorex DVD player, $185
(650)274-4337
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with re-
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
304 Furniture
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
AMOIRE ENTERTAINMENT cabinet $50
(650)622-6695
ANODYZED BRONZE ETEGERE Tall
banker’s rack. Beautiful style; for plants
flowers sculptures $70 (415)585-3622
BBQ GRILL, Ducane, propane $90
(650)591-4927
BRASS DAYBED - Beautiful, $99.,
(650)365-0202
CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
CHANDELIER, ELEGANT, $75.
(650)348-6955
CHINA CABINET, 53” x “78” wooden
with glass. Good shape. $120 obo.
SOLD
CHINESE LACQUERED cabinet, 2
shelves and doors. Beautiful. 23 width 30
height 11 depth $75 (650)591-4927
DINETTE SET, round 42" glass table,
with 4 chairs, pick up Foster City. Free.
(650)578-9045
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DINNING ROOM table with chairs excel-
lent condition like new. $99.00 (650)504-
6058
DISPLAY CABINET 72”x 21” x39 1/2”
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
(650)591-3313
DRESSER - 6 drawer 61" wide, 31" high,
& 18" deep $50 SOLD
DRESSERlarge, $55. Call
(650)558-0206
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
(650)345-1111
DURALINER ROCKING CHAIR, Maple
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
END TABLE, medium large, with marble
top. and drawer. $60 or best offer,
(650)681-7061
EZ CHAIR, large, $15. Call (650)558-
0206
FLAT TOP DESK, $35.. Call (650)558-
0206
304 Furniture
I-JOY MASSAGE chair, exc condition
$95 (650)591-4927
KING SIZE Brass bed frame. $200 OBO
SOLD!
KITCHEN CABINETS - 3 metal base
kitchen cabinets with drawers and wood
doors, $99., (650)347-8061
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
each, (650)592-7483
MATCHING RECLINER, SOFA & LOVE
SEAT - Light multi-colored fabric, $95.
for all, SOLD
MIRROR, SOLID OAK. 30" x 19 1/2",
curved edges; beautiful. $85.00 OBO.
Linda 650 366-2135.
MIRRORS, large, $25. Call
(650)558-0206
MODULAR DESK/BOOKCASE/STOR-
AGE unit - Cherry veneer, white lami-
nate, $75., (650)888-0039
NATURAL WOOD table 8' by 4' $99
(650)515-2605
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - NEW $85
RETAIL $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
PATIO TABLE with 4 chairs, glass top,
good condition 41” in diameter $95
(650)591-4927
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
PORTABLE JEWELRY display case
wood, see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 in-
ches. (650)592-2648.
QUEEN SIZE Hide a Bed, Like new
$275, SOLD
RECLINER CHAIR very comfortable
coast $600.00 sacrifice $80.00
(650)504-6058
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
(650)504-3621
ROCKING CHAIR Great condition,
1970’s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
(650)716-3337
ROCKING CHAIR w/wood carving, arm-
rest, rollers, swivels $99, (650)592-2648
SEWING TABLE, folding, $20. Call
(650)558-0206
SHELVING UNIT from IKEA interior
metal, glass nice condition $50/obo.
(650)589-8348
SOFA 7-1/2' $25 (650)322-2814
SOFA EXCELLENT CONDITION. 8FT
NEUTRAL COLOR $99 OBO (650)345-
5644
SOFA PASTEL color excellent
condition $99 (650)701-1892
SOLID OAK bed frame, dresser, mirror
and night table, $75, 650-726-6429
SOLID WOOD oak desk $50 (650)622-
6695
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
TEA / UTILITY CART, $15. (650)573-
7035, (650)504-6057
TEACART - Wooden, $60. obo,
(650)766-9998
TOWER BOOK Shelf, white 72” tall x 13”
wide, $20 (650)591-3313
TRUNDLE BED - Single with wheels,
$40., (650)347-8061
TV STAND brown. $40.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
TV STAND, with shelves, holds large TV,
very good condition. $90. (650)573-7035,
(650)504-6057.
TWIN BED including frame good condi-
tion $45.00 (650)504-6058
WALL CLOCK - 31 day windup, 26 “
long, $99 (650)592-2648
WHITE 5 Drawer dresser.Excellent con-
dition. Moving. Must sell $90.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
WHITE METAL daybed $40. 650-726-
6429
WICKER DRESSER, white, 3 drawers,
exc condition 31 width 32 height 21.5
depth $35 (650)591-4927
WOOD BOOKCASE unit - good condi-
tion $65.00 (650)504-6058
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. Three avail-
able, Call (650)345-5502
BRADFORD COLLECTOR Plates THAI
(Asian) - $35 (650)348-6955
CANNING POTS, two 21 quart with lids,
$5 each. (650)322-2814
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
(650)368-3037
COOKING POTS(3) stainless steel
21/2 gal., 4 gal., 5 gal. - $10 all
(650)574-3229
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
GAS STOVE - Roper, Oven w 4 Burners,
good condition $95 (650)515-2605
HOUSE HEATER Excellent condition.
Works great. Must sell. $30.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
KIRBY VACUUM cleaner good condition
with extras $90 OBO SOLD
MANGLE-SIMPLEX FLOOR model,
Working, $20 (650)344-6565
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
PUSH LAWN MOWER - very good
condition $25., (650)580-3316
PUSH LAWN MOWER - very good
condition $25., (650)580-3316
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VACUMN EXCELLENT condition. Works
great.Moving. Must sell. $35.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
VINTAGE VICTORIAN cotton lawn
dress, - $65. (650)348-6955
307 Jewelry & Clothing
BRACELET - Ladies authentic Murano
glass from Italy, vibrant colors, like new,
$100., (650)991-2353 Daly City
LADIES GLOVES - gold lame' elbow
length gloves, size 7.5, $15. new,
(650)868-0436
PRO DIVER Invicta Watch. Brand new in
box, $60. (650)290-0689
308 Tools
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CEMENT/ CONCRETE hand mixing box
Like New, metal $25 (650)368-0748
CLICKER TORQUE Wrench 20-150 lbs,
warranty & case $25 650-595-3933
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
CRAFTMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
LAWN MOWER reel type push with
height adjustments. Just sharpened $45
650-591-2144 San Carlos
LOG CHAIN (HEAVY DUTY) 14' $75
(650)948-0912
NEW 18VOLT Drill/Driver w/ light,
warranty, only $29.99 SOLD!
PUSH LAWN mower $25 (650)851-0878
ROLLING STEEL Ladder10 steps, Like
New. $475 obo, (650)333-4400
TOOL BOX full of tools. Moving must
sell. $100.00 (650) 995-0012
WINCHESTER POCKETKNIFE scis-
sors, bade, sdriver file $10 650-595-3933
309 Office Equipment
CANON COPIER, $55. Call
(650)558-0206
309 Office Equipment
DESK - 7 drawer wood desk, 5X2X2.5'
$25., (650)726-9658
PANASONIC FAX machine, works
great, $20. (650-578-9045)
SLIDE PROJECTOR, Vivitar + slide
trays/carousels $25. 650-726-6429
SUPER 8 projector $25. 650-726-6429
310 Misc. For Sale
1 PAIR of matching outdoor planting pots
$20., (650)871-7200
16 BOOKS on Histoy if WWII Excllent
condition $95 all obo, (650)345-5502
16 BOOKS on Histoy if WWII Excllent
condition $95 all obo, (650)345-5502
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
4 IN 1 STERO UNIT. CD player broken.
$20., (650)834-4926
70 BAMBOO POLES - 6 to 12ft. long
$40. for all can deliver, (415)346-6038
Alkaline GRAVITY WATER SYSTEM - ,
PH Balance water, anti-oxident proper-
ties, new, $100., (650)619-9203.
ALUMINUM WINDOWS - (10)double
pane, different sizes, $10. each,
(415)819-3835
ANTIQUE CAMEL BACK TRUNK -wood
lining. (great toy box) $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE CAMEL BACK TRUNK -wood
lining. (great toy box) $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE KILIM RUNNER woven zig
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE LANTERN Olde Brooklyn lan-
terns, battery operated, safe, new in box,
$100, (650)726-1037
ARTIFICIAL FICUS TREE 6 ft. life like,
full branches. in basket $55. (650)269-
3712
ARTS & CRAFTS variety, $50
(650)368-3037
BALANCING SANTA, Mint condition,
Santa rocks back/forth, 20 in high, sturdy
metal, snowman, chimney, $12.00
(650)578-9208
BATH TOWELS(3) - 1 never used
( 26"x49") aqua - $15 each
(650)574-3229
BATH TOWELS(3) - 1 never used(
26"x49") aqua - $15 each (650)574-3229
BLACK LEATHER Organizer, Unop-
ened, Any Year, Cell Holder, Wallet, Cal-
ender., In Box $12 (650)578-9208
BLUETOOTH WITH CHARGER - like
new, $20., (415)410-5937
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.00
(650)637-0930
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.00
(650)637-0930
BOOK "LIFETIME" WW1 $12.,
(408)249-3858
BUFFET CENTERPIECE: Lalique style
crystal bowl. For entre, fruit, or dessert
$20 (415)585-3622
CEILING FAN 44", three lights, Excel-
lent condition, white or wood grain rever-
sible blades. $25. 650-339-1816
CHEESESET 6 small and 1 large plate
Italian design never used Ceramica Cas-
tellania $25. (650)644-9027
COPPERLIKE CENTERPIECE, unused
oval, 18 inches high, x 22 x 17,$10.00
(650)578-9208
DOWN PILLOW; Fully Stuffed, sterilized,
allergy-free ticking. Mint Condition $25
(650)375-8044
DRAIN CLEANER Snake 6' long,
new/unused only $5 (650)595-3933
DRAIN CLEANER Snake 6' long,
new/unused only $5 (650)595-3933
DVD'S TV programs 24 4 seasons $20
ea. (650)952-3466
ELECTRIC IMPACT wrench sockets
case warranty $39.95 SOLD
ELECTRIC OMELET Maker quesadillas
& sandwich too $9 650-595-3933
ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good
condition $50., (650)878-9542
EXOTIC EROTIC Ball SF & Mardi gras 2
dvd's $25 ea. (415)971-7555
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
310 Misc. For Sale
EXTENDED BATH BENCH - never
used, $45. obo, (650)832-1392
FRONT LOADER, bucket & arm move,
articulated $12.50 SOLD!
FULL SIZE quilted Flowerly print green &
print $25 (650)871-7200
GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never
used $8., (408)249-3858
GOURMET SET for cooking on your ta-
ble. European style. $15 (650)644-9027
GRANDFATHER CLOCK with bevel
glass in front and sides (650)355-2996
HARDCOVER MYSTERY BOOKS -
Current authors, $2. each (10),
(650)364-7777
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
HONEYWELL HEPA Filter $99
(650)622-6695
HUMAN HAIR Wigs, (4) Black hair, $90
all (650)624-9880
IGLOO COOLER - 3 gallon beverage
cooler, new, still in box, $15.,
(650)345-3840
JAPANESE SAKE Set, unused, boxes,
Geisha design on carafe and 2 sake
cups, $7.00 (650)578-9208
JONATHAN KELLERMAN - Hardback
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
K9 ADVANTIX - for dogs 21-55 lbs.,
repels and kills fleas and ticks, $60.,
(650)343-4461
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
LAMPSHADE - Shantung, bell shaped,
off white, 9” tall, 11” diameter, great con-
dition, $7., (650)347-5104
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
LITTLE PLAYMATE by IGLOO-10"x10",
cooler includes 2 icepaks, 1 cooler pack
$20 (650)574-3229
MANUAL LAWN mower ( by Scott Turf )
never used $65 (650)756-7878
MEDICINE CABINET - 18” X 24”, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
MEN’S LEATHER travel bags (2), used
$25 each.(650)322-2814
MERITAGE PICNIC Time Wine and
Cheese Tote - new black $45
(650)644-9027
MIRROR 41" by 29" Hardrock maple
frame $90 OBO SOLD!
NATIVITY SET, new, beautiful, ceramic,
gold-trimmed, 11-pc.,.asking: $50.
Call: 650-345-3277 /message
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
OBLONG SECURITY mirror 24" by 15"
$75 (650)341-7079
OUTDOOR GREENHOUSE. Handmade.
33" wide x 20 inches deep. 64.5 " high.
$70.00 (650)871-7200
OUTDOOR GREENHOUSE. Handmade.
33" wide x 20 inches deep. 64.5 " high.
$70.00 (650)871-7200
OVAL MIRROR $10 (650)766-4858
PET CARRIER Excellent Condition Very
Clean Size small "Petaire" Brand
$50.00 (650)871-7200
PET CARRIER Excellent Condition Very
Clean Size small "Petaire" Brand
$50.00 (650)871-7200
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15” boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
345-3277
PRINCESS PLANT 6' tall in bloom pot-
ted $15 (415)346-6038
QUEENSIZE BEDSPREAD w/2 Pillow
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
RED DEVIL VACUUM CLEANER - $25.,
(650)593-0893
REVERSIBLE KING BEDSPREAD bur-
gundy; for the new extra deep beds. New
$60 (415)585-3622
RICHARD NORTH Patterson 5 Hard-
back Books @$3.00 each (650)341-1861
ROGERS' BRAND stainless steel steak
knife: $15 (415)585-3622
SCREWDRIVERS, SET of 6 sealed
pack, warranty only $5 (650)595-3933
SCREWDRIVERS, SET of 6 sealed
pack, warranty only $5 (650)595-3933
SET OF 11 Thomas registers 1976 mint
condition $25 (415)346-6038
SF GREETING CARDS -(300 with enve-
lopes) factory sealed, $10 (650)365-3987
SHOWER CURTAIN set: royal blue
vinyl curtain with white nylon over-curtain
$15 (650)574-3229
SHOWER DOOR custom made 48” x 69”
$70 (650)692-3260
SINGER SEWING machine 1952 cabinet
style with black/gold motor. $35.
(650)574-4439
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
TRAVIS MCGEE (Wikipedia) best mys-
teries 18 classic paperbacks for $25.
Steve (650) 518-6614
310 Misc. For Sale
TWIN BEDDING: 2 White Spreads,
Dust-Ruffles, Shams. Pink Blanket,
Fit/flat sheets, pillows ALL $60 (650)375-
8044
TWIN SIZE quilt Nautica, New. Yellow,
White, Black Trim “San Marino" pattern
$40 Firm (650)871-7200.
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
VINTAGE WHITE Punch Bowl/Serving
Bowl Set with 10 cups plus one extra
$40. (650)873-8167
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
(415)410-5937
WEST AFRICAN hand carved tribal
masks - $25 (650)348-6955
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
(650)834-2583
WOMEN'S LADY Cougar gold iron set
set - $25. (650)348-6955
311 Musical Instruments
ACOUSTIC GUITAR no brand $65
(650)348-6428
GULBRANSEN BABY GRAND PIANO -
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
(650)343-4461
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
NEAPOLITAN MANDOLIN With case
sounds good $75 SOLD!
SHERMAN CLAY Player Piano, with 104
player rolls, $1000, (650)579-1259
312 Pets & Animals
BAMBOO BIRD Cage - very intricate de-
sign - 21"x15"x16". $50 (650)341-6402
315 Wanted to Buy
GO GREEN!
We Buy GOLD
You Get The
$ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
650-697-2685
316 Clothes
AUTHENTIC PERUVIAN VICUNA PON-
CHO: 56” square. Red, black trim, knot-
ted fringe hem. $99 (650)375-8044
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
HOODED ALL-WEATHER JACKET:
reversible. Outer: weatherproof tan color.
Iner: Navy plush, elastic cuffs. $10
(650)375-8044
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
(650)341-8342
LADIES FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining,
size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
LADIES WOOL BLAZER: Classic, size
12, brass buttons. Sag Harbor. Excellent
condition. $15.00 (650)375-8044
LARRY LEVINE Women's Hooded down
jacket. Medium. Scarlet. Good as new.
Asking $40 OBO (650)888-0129
LEATHER JACKET Classic Biker Style.
Zippered Pockets. Sturdy. Excellent Con-
dition. Mens, XL Black Leather $50.00
(650)357-7484
LEATHER JACKET, brown bomber, with
pockets.Sz XL, $88. (415)337-1690
LEATHER JACKETS (5) - used but not
abused. Like New, $100 each.
(650)670-2888
MENS JEANS (11) Brand names various
sizes 32,33,34 waist 30,32 length $100.
for all (650)347-5104
MENS WRANGLER jeans waist 31
length 36 five pairs $20 each plus bonus
Leonard (650)504-3621
MINK CAPE, beautiful with satin lining,
light color $75 obo (650)591-4927
NIKE PULLOVER mens heavy jacket
Navy Blue & Red, Reg. price $200 sell-
ing for $59 (650)692-3260
PROM PARTY Dress, Long sleeveless
size 6, magenta, with shawl like new $40
obo (650)349-6059
VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new
beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622
VINTAGE 1970’S GRECIAN MADE
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
WHITE LACE 1880’s reproduction dress
- size 6, $100., (650)873-8167
WINTER COAT, ladies european style
nubek leather, tan colored, green lapel &
hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129
WOMEN'S JEANS size 10 labeled Du-
plex and is priced at $15 (650)574-4439
317 Building Materials
(1) 2" FAUX WOOD WINDOW BLIND,
with 50" and 71" height, still in box, $50
obo (650)345-5502
30 FLUORESCENT Lamps 48" (brand
new in box) $75 for all (650)369-9762
BATHROOM VANITY, antique, with top
and sink: - $65. (650)348-6955
25 Tuesday • Jan. 7, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ACROSS
1 Like many eBay
items
5 Swing, as trees in
the wind
9 Butler’s belle
14 __ contendere:
court plea
15 Keyboard error
16 Be an omen of
17 Colorado Gold
Rush motto
20 Jewelry fastener
21 “__ chic!”
22 Spelling
contests
23 Too small,
clothing-wise
25 Kwik-E-Mart
owner on “The
Simpsons”
27 Looks forward to
30 No strangers to
the slopes
34 “How stupid do
you think I am?!”
37 Crooner Cole
38 “Dies __”: Latin
hymn
39 Cooler in coolers
40 Zenith
41 Tuna catcher
42 Diet-busting ice
cream treat
46 Complaining
48 Delhi money
49 Make a choice
50 __ minister
52 Give a high-five
to
55 City near Santa
Barbara
57 Sounded
delighted
61 One who’s not
easily convinced
64 Results from, with
“to”
65 Egyptian pyramid
city
66 School on the
Thames
67 Jockey’s straps
68 Tofu beans
69 Claim to be
untrue
DOWN
1 Offensive to
some, for short
2 Gardener’s
purchase
3 Elderly caretaker
in TV’s “Hot in
Cleveland”
4 Pays for one’s
crime
5 Octane Booster
brand
6 “Christina’s
World” painter
Andrew
7 Separated
8 Oxen neckwear
9 Dinghy driver
10 Clamor
11 Fever and chills
12 Sneaky tactic
13 Creative pursuits
18 Malice
19 Honshu
metropolis
24 Fed. agency that
supports other
agencies
26 Dental brand
suffix
27 Vintner’s concern
28 Electrician, now
and then
29 Italian violin
maker
30 Observed
31 Cry of concession
32 Dwight’s spouse
33 Undoes a dele
35 Crooner Crosby
36 Color TV pioneer
40 Became visible
42 Marcel Marceau
character
43 Playwright
Chekhov
44 D-backs, on
scoreboards
45 “Poison” shrub
47 Toy weapon
50 Backyard party
setting
51 Swanky
52 Hustle and bustle
53 Get licked
54 High-end German
car
56 Hooch containers
58 Detest
59 Subj. for a
business major
60 Fashion initials
62 “__ making a
list ...”
63 Post-WWII alliance
By Bruce Venzke and Gail Grabowski
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
01/07/14
01/07/14
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
xwordeditor@aol.com
317 Building Materials
BRAND NEW Millgard window + frame -
$85. (650)348-6955
PVC - 1”, 100 feet, 20 ft. lengths, $25.,
(650)851-0878
318 Sports Equipment
2 BASKETBALLS Spalding NBA, Hardly
used, $30 all (650)341-5347
2 SOCCER balls hardly used, $30 all
San Mateo, (650)341-5347
AB LOUNGE exercise machine cost
$100. sell for $25. Call 650-570-6023
BASEBALLS & softballs 6 in all for only
$5 650-595-3933
BOWLING BALLS. Selling 2 - 16 lb.
balls for $25.00 each. (650)341-1861
BUCKET OF 260 golf balls, $25.
(650)339-3195
DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18” di-
meter, “Halex” brand w/mounting hard-
ware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358
DL1000 BOAT Winch Rope & More,
$50., (650)726-9658
EXERCISE MAT used once, lavender
$12, (650)368-3037
FISHERS MENS skis $35 (650)322-2814
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler$20.
(650)345-3840
KIDS 20" mongoose mountain bike 6
speeds front wheel shock good condition
asking $65 (650)574-7743
LADIES BOWLING SET- 8 lb. ball, 7 1/2
sized shoes, case, $45., (650)766-3024
LADIES STEP thruRoadmaster 10
speed bike w. shop-basket Good
Condition. $55 OBO call: (650) 342-8510
MENS ROLLER Blades size 101/2 never
used $25 (650)520-3425
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
(650)368-3037
REI 2 man tent $40 (650)552-9436
SALMON FISHING weights 21/2 pound
canon balls $25 (650)756-7878
318 Sports Equipment
SCHWINN 26" man's bike with balloon
tires $75 like new (650)355-2996
STATIONARY BIKE, Volt, Clean, $15
SOLD!
TAYLOR MADE 200, driver & Fairway
metals. 9 PC iron set $99 OBO.
650-349-6969
THULE BIKE RACK - Fits rectangular
load bars. Holds bike upright. $100.
(650)594-1494
VINTAGE ENGLISH ladies ice skates -
up to size 7-8, $45., (650)873-8167
WET SUIT - medium size, $95., call for
info (650)851-0878
WO 16 lb. Bowling Balls @ $25.00 each.
(650)341-1861
WOMAN'S BOWLING ball, 12 lbs, "Lin-
da", with size 7 shoes and bag, $15.
(650)578-9045
322 Garage Sales
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to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
335 Garden Equipment
CRAFTSMAN 5.5 HP gas lawn mower
with rear bag $55., (650)355-2996
GAS ENGINE String Trimmer - Homelite
- 25cc engine. Excellent Cond.$70
(650)654-9252
LAWNMOWER - American made, man-
ual/push, excellent condition, $50.,
(650)342-8436
REMINGTON ELECTRIC lawn mower,
$40. (650)355-2996
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
CLASSICAL YASHICA camera
in leather case $25. (650)644-9027
SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
(650)208-5598
VIVITAR ZOOM lens-28mm70mm. Filter
and lens cap. Original owner. $50. Cash
SOLD
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $99
(415)971-7555
345 Medical Equipment
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT - Brand new
port-a-potty, never used, $40., Walker,
$30., (650)832-1392
379 Open Houses
OPEN HOUSE
LISTINGS
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
HOMES & PROPERTIES
The San Mateo Daily Journal’s
weekly Real Estate Section.
Look for it
every Friday and Weekend
to find information on fine homes
and properties throughout
the local area.
440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedrooms, new carpets, new granite
counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered
carports, storage, pool, no pets.
(650)591-4046.
REDWOOD CITY 1 bedroom apartment
$1350. month, $1000 deposit, close to
Downtown RWC, Absolutely no animals.
Call (650)361-1200
SAN MATEO Complete remodeled 2
bdrm 1 bath. Includes parking spot.. Wa-
ter and garbage paid. . $2500/month +
dep. RENTED!
470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660
Rooms For Rent
Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49.-59.daily + tax
$294.-$322. weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal
620 Automobiles
FLEETWOOD ‘93 $ 3,500/offer. Good
Condition (650)481-5296
620 Automobiles
Don’t lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
Just $40
We’ll run it
‘til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com
CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.
MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
625 Classic Cars
FORD ‘63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
630 Trucks & SUV’s
FORD ‘98 EXPLORER 6 cylinder, 167K
miles, excellent condition, good tires,
good brakes, very dependable! $2,400 or
best offer. Moving, must sell! Call
(650)274-4337
FORD ‘98 EXPLORER 6 cylinder, 167K
miles, excellent condition, good tires,
good brakes, very dependable! $2,400 or
best offer. Moving, must sell! Call
(650)274-4337
ISUZU ‘96 RODEO, V-6, 153K miles,
clean body, red, no dents, immaculate in-
terior. Kenwood stereeo with boom box
included. Great car! Asking $3,750. Call
(650)270-5242.
635 Vans
‘67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
(650)364-1374
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
650-995-0003
MOTORCYCLE GLOVES - Excellent
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
(650)223-7187
MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS with
brackets and other parts, $35.,
(650)670-2888
670 Auto Service
GRAND OPENING!
Sincere Affordable Motors
All makes and models
Over 20 years experience
1940 Leslie St, San Mateo
(650)722-8007
samautoservices@gmail.com
SAN CARLOS AUTO
SERVICE & TUNE UP
A Full Service Auto Repair
Facility
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
(650)593-8085
670 Auto Parts
5 HUBCAPS for 1966 Alfa Romeo $50.,
(650)580-3316
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
(415)999-4947
HONDA WHEELS with tires. Good
tread/ 14 in. 3 for $99 (415)999-4947
MECHANIC'S CREEPER vintage, Com-
et model SP, all wood, pillow, four swivel
wheels, great shape. $40.00
(650)591-0063
NEW BATTERY and alternator for a ‘96
Buick Century never used Both for $80
(650)576-6600
NEW, IN box, Ford Mustang aluminum
water pump & gasket, $60.00. Call
(415)370-3950
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
(650)583-5208
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
(650)583-5208
SHOP MANUALS for GM Suv's
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
TIRE CHAIN cables $23. (650)766-4858
TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford,
never used, $100., (650)504-3621
672 Auto Stereos
MONNEY
CAR AUDIO
We Sell, Install and
Repair All Brands of
Car Stereos
iPod & iPhone Wired
to Any Car for Music
Quieter Car Ride
Sound Proof Your Car
35 Years Experience
1823 El Camino
Redwood City
(650)299-9991
680 Autos Wanted
Don’t lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
Just $40
We will run it
‘til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com
DONATE YOUR CAR
Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most
cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas
Foundation. Call (800)380-5257.
Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
Give me a call
Joe 650 342-2483
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ADVERTISE
YOUR SERVICE
in the
HOME & GARDEN SECTION
Offer your services to 76,500 readers a day, from
Palo Alto to South San Francisco
and all points between!
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com
Carpentry
D n’ J REMODELING
Finish Carpentry
• Windows • Doors •
• Cabinets • Casing •
• Crown Moulding •
• Baseboards •
• Mantels • Chair Rails •
(650)291-2121
Cabinetry
Cleaning
ANGELICA’S HOUSE
CLEANING & ERRAND
SERVICES
• House Cleaning • Move In/Out
Cleaning • Janitorial Services
• Handyman Services • General
Errands • Event Help
$65 Holiday Special,
call or email for details
(650)918-0354
myerrandservicesca@gmail.com
Concrete
Construction
DEVOE
CONSTRUCTION
Kitchen & Bath
Remodeling
Belmont, CA
(650) 318-3993
O’SULLIVAN
CONSTRUCTION
(650)589-0372
New Construction, Remodeling,
Kitchen/Bathrooms,
Decks/ Fences
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
WARREN BUILDER
Contractor & Electrician
Kitchen, Bathroom, Additions
Design & Drafting Lowest Rate
Lic#964001, Ins. & BBB member
Warren Young
(650)465-8787
Decks & Fences
MARSH FENCE
& DECK CO.
State License #377047
Licensed • Insured • Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
(650)571-1500
Doors
Electricians
ALL ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
650-322-9288
for all your electrical needs
ELECTRIC SERVICE GROUP
ELECTRICIAN
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Troubleshooting,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
Gardening
GENERAL
LANDSCAPE
MAINTENANCE
Commercial & Residential
Gardening
New lawn &
sprinkler installation,
Trouble shooting and repair
Work done by the hour
or contract
Free estimates
Licensed
(650)444-5887, Call/Text
glmco@aol.com
Flooring
SHOP
AT HOME
WE WILL
BRING THE
SAMPLES
TO YOU.
Call for a
FREE in-home
estimate
FLAMINGO’S FLOORING
CARPET
VINYL
LAMINATE
TILE
HARDWOOD
650-655-6600
SLATER FLOORS
. Restore old floors to new
. Dustless Sanding
. Install new custom & refinished
hardwood floors
Licensed. Bonded. Insured
www.slaterfloors.com
(650) 593-3700
Showroom by appointment
Gutters
GUTTER
CLEANING
GUTTERS AND ROOF
REPAIR
• New Installation seamless,
• Cleaning and Screening,
• Commercial and Residential
Power Washing
Free Estimates
(650)669-6771
Lic.# 910421
O.K.’S RAINGUTTER
New Rain Gutters
Down Spouts
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Roof & Gutter Repairs
Friendly Service
10% Senior Discount
CA Lic# 794353/Bonded
(650)556-9780
Handy Help
AAA HANDYMAN
& MORE
Since 1976
Repairs • Maintenance • Painting
Carpentry • Plumbing • Electrical
All Work Guaranteed
(650) 995-4385
DISCOUNT HANDYMAN
& PLUMBING
Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
(650)296-0568
Free Estimates
Lic.#834170
HONEST HANDYMAN
Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
Maintenance,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
(650)740-8602
SENIOR HANDYMAN
“Specializing in Any Size Projects”
•Painting • Electrical
•Carpentry •Dry Rot
40 Yrs. Experience
Retired Licensed Contractor
(650)201-6854
Hardwood Floors
KO-AM
HARDWOOD FLOORING
•Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
•Refinish
•High Quality @ Low Prices
Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
800-300-3218
408-979-9665
Lic. #794899
Hauling
CHAINEY HAULING
Junk & Debris Clean Up
Furniture / Appliance / Disposal
Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo
Starting at $40& Up
www.chaineyhauling.com
Free Estimates
(650)207-6592
CHEAP
HAULING!
Light moving!
Haul Debris!
650-583-6700
Moving
Bay Area
Relocation Services
Specializing in:
Homes, Apts., Storages
Professional, friendly, careful.
Peninsula’s Personal Mover
Commercial/Residential
Fully Lic. & Bonded CAL -T190632
Call (650) 630-0424
Painting
JON LA MOTTE
PAINTING
Interior & Exterior
Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates
(650)368-8861
Lic #514269
MTP
Painting/Waterproofing
Drywall Repair/Tape/Texture
Power Washing-Decks, Fences
No Job Too Big or Small
Lic.# 896174
Call Mike the Painter
(650)271-1320
NICK MEJIA PAINTING
A+ Member BBB • Since 1975
Large & Small Jobs
Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
ing, Varnishing, Cabinet Finishing
Wall Effects, Murals, More!
(415)971-8763
Lic. #479564
Plumbing
Remodeling
HARVEST KITCHEN
& MOSAIC
Cabinets * Vanities * Tile
Flooring * Mosaics
Sinks * Faucets
Fast turnaround * Expert service
920 Center St., San Carlos
(650)620-9639
www.harvestkm.com
Tree Service
Hillside Tree
Service
LOCALLY OWNED
Family Owned Since 2000
• Trimming Pruning
• Shaping
• Large Removal
• Stump Grinding
Free
Estimates
Mention
The Daily Journal
to get 10% off
for new customers
Call Luis (650) 704-9635
Notices
NOTICE TO READERS:
California law requires that contractors
taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contrac-
tor’s State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their li-
cense number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800-
321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
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Attorneys
• BANKRUPTCY •
Huge credit card debit?
Job loss? Foreclosure?
Medical bills?
YOU HAVE OPTIONS
Call for a free consultation
(650-363-2600
This law firm is a debt relife agency
Law Office of Jason Honaker
BANKRUPTCY
Chapter 7 &13
Call us for a consultation
650-259-9200
www.honakerlegal.com
Clothing
$5 CHARLEY'S
Sporting apparel from your
favorite teams,low prices,
large selection.
450 San Bruno Ave.
San Bruno
650 771 -5614
MINK JACKET faux, hip length, satin lin-
ing. Looks feels real. Perfect condition
$99 OBO 650-349-6969
Dental Services
MILLBRAE SMILE CENTER
Valerie de Leon, DDS
Implant, Cosmetic and
Family Dentistry
Spanish and Tagalog Spoken
(650)697-9000
15 El Camino Real,
MILLBRAE, CA
Food
CROWNE PLAZA
Foster City-San Mateo
Champagne Sunday Brunch
Wedding, Event & Meeting Facilities
(650) 295-6123
1221 Chess Drive Foster City
Hwy 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit
GET HAPPY!
Happy Hour 4-6• M-F
Steelhead Brewing Co.
333 California Dr.
Burlingame
(650)344-6050
www.steelheadbrewery.com
Food
JACK’S
RESTAURANT
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
1050 Admiral Ct., #A
San Bruno
(650)589-2222
JacksRestaurants.com
PANCHO VILLA
TAQUERIA
Because Flavor Still Matters
365 B Street
San Mateo
www.sfpanchovillia.com
PRIME STEAKS
SUPERB VALUE
BASHAMICHI
Steak & Seafood
1390 El Camino Real
Millbrae
www.bashamichirestaurant.com
VEGETARIAN
BAMBOO GARDEN
Lunch & Dinner
Only Vegetarian Chinese
Restaurant in Millbrae!
309 Broadway, Millbrae
(650)697-6768
Financial
RELATIONSHIP BANKING
Partnership. Service. Trust.
UNITED AMERICAN BANK
Half Moon Bay, Redwood City,
unitedamericanbank.com
San Mateo
(650)579-1500
Furniture
Bedroom Express
Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real
San Mateo - (650)458-8881
184 El Camino Real
So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221
www.bedroomexpress.com
Furniture
WESTERN FURNITURE
Grand Opening Sale
Everything Marked Down !
601 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA
Mon. - Sat. 10AM -7PM
Sunday Noon -6PM
We don't meet our competition,
we beat it !
Guns
PENINSULA GUNS
(650) 588-8886
Handguns.Shotguns.Rifles
Tactical and
Hunting Accessories
Buy.Sell.Trade
360 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Health & Medical
BACK, LEG PAIN OR
NUMBNESS?
Non-Surgical
Spinal Decompression
Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.
650-231-4754
177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
BayAreaBackPain.com
DENTAL
IMPLANTS
Save $500 on
Implant Abutment &
Crown Package.
Call Millbrae Dental
for details
650-583-5880
EYE EXAMINATIONS
579-7774
1159 Broadway
Burlingame
Dr. Andrew Soss
OD, FAAO
www.Dr-AndrewSoss.net
NCP COLLEGE OF NURSING
& CAREER COLLEGE
Train to become a Licensed
Vocational Nurse in 12 months or a
Certified Nursing Assistant in as little
as 8 weeks.
Call (800) 339-5145 for more
information or visit
ncpcollegeofnursing.edu and
ncpcareercollege.com
Health & Medical
SLEEP APNEA
We can treat it
without CPAP!
Call for a free
sleep apnea screening
650-583-5880
Millbrae Dental
STUBBORN FAT has met its match.
FREEZE Your Fat Away with
COOLSCULPTING
Bruce Maltz, M.D.
Carie Chui, M.D.
Allura Skin & Laser Center, Inc.
280 Baldwin Ave., San Mateo
(650) 344-1121
AlluraSkin.com
Insurance
AANTHEM BLUE
CROSS
www.ericbarrettinsurance.com
Eric L. Barrett,
CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF
President
Barrett Insurance Services
(650)513-5690
CA. Insurance License #0737226
AFFORDABLE
HEALTH INSURANCE
Personal & Professional Service
JOHN LANGRIDGE
(650) 854-8963
Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing
CA License 0C60215
a Diamond Certified Company
HEALTH INSURANCE
All major carriers
Collins Insurance
Serving the Peninsula
since 1981
Ron Collins
650-701-9700
Lic. #0611437
www.collinscoversyou.com
PARENTI & ASSOCIATES
Competitive prices and best service to
meet your insurance needs
* All personal insurance policies
* All commercial insurance policies
* Employee benefit packages
650.596.5900
www.parentiinsurance.com
1091 Industrial Rd #270, San Carlos
Lic: #OG 17832
Jewelers
KUPFER JEWELRY
est. 1979
We Buy
Coins, Jewelry,
Watches, Platinum,
& Diamonds.
Expert fine watch
& jewelry repair.
Deal with experts.
1211 Burlingame Ave.
Burlingame
www.kupferjewelry.com
(650) 347-7007
Legal Services
LEGAL
DOCUMENTS PLUS
Non-Attorney document
preparation: Divorce,
Pre-Nup, Adoption, Living Trust,
Conservatorship, Probate,
Notary Public. Response to
Lawsuits: Credit Card
Issues, Breach of Contract
Jeri Blatt, LDA #11
Registered & Bonded
(650)574-2087
legaldocumentsplus.com
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
specific direction."
Loans
REVERSE MORTGAGE
Are you age 62+ & own your
home?
Call for a free, easy to read
brochure or quote
650-453-3244
Carol Bertocchini, CPA
Marketing
GROW
YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
Get free help from
The Growth Coach
Go to
www.buildandbalance.com
Sign up for the free newsletter
Massage Therapy
ASIAN MASSAGE
$45 per Hour
Present ad for special price
Open 7 days, 10 am -10 pm
633 Veterans Blvd., #C
Redwood City
(650)556-9888
ENJOY THE BEST
ASIAN MASSAGE
$40 for 1/2 hour
Angel Spa
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City
(650)363-8806
7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm
851 Cherry Ave. #29, San Bruno
in Bayhill Shopping Center
Open 7 Days 10:30am- 10:30pm
650. 737. 0788
Foot Massage $19.99/hr
Free Sauna (with this Ad)
Body Massage $39.99/hr
Hot StoneMassage $49.99/hr
GRAND OPENING
RELAX
REJUVENATE
RECHARGE
in our luxury bath house
Water Lounge Day Spa
2500 S. El Camino
San Mateo
(650)389-7090
Massage Therapy
UNION SPA
Grand Opening
Open Daily
Full Massage and
Brazilian Wax
(650)755-2823
7345 Mission St., Daly City
Real Estate Loans
REAL ESTATE LOANS
We Fund Bank Turndowns!
Direct Private Lender
Homes • Multi-family •
Mixed-Use • Commercial
WE BUY TRUST DEED NOTES
FICO Credit Score Not a Factor
PURCHASE, REFINANCE,
CASH OUT
Investors welcome
Loan servicing since 1979
650-348-7191
Wachter Investments, Inc.
Real Estate Broker #746683
Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System ID #348268
CA Dept. of Real Estate
Seniors
AFFORDABLE
24-hour Assisted Living
Care located in
Burlingame
Mills Estate Villa
&
Burlingame Villa
- Short Term Stays
- Dementia & Alzheimers
Care
- Hospice Care
(650)692-0600
Lic.#4105088251/
415600633
LASTING IMPRESSIONS
ARE OUR FIRST PRIORITY
Cypress Lawn
1370 El Camino Real
Colma
(650)755-0580
www.cypresslawn.com
NAZARETH VISTA
Best Kept Secret in Town !
Independent Living, Assisted Living
and Skilled Nursing Care.
Daily Tours/Complimentary Lunch
650.591.2008
900 Sixth Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002
crd@belmontvista.com
www.nazarethhealthcare.com
Travel
FIGONE TRAVEL GROUP
(650) 595-7750
www.cruisemarketplace.com
Cruises • Land & Family vacations
Personalized & Experienced
Travel Service
Family Owned & Operated
Since 1939
CST#100209-10
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