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By Angela Swartz
Longtime San Mateo city man-
ager Arne Croce is now sharing
his time helping get the corrup-
tion-ridden city of Bell back on its
Croce, who has 35 years of
experience as a city manager,
served as San
Mateo’s city
manager for 18
years before
going on to
other roles,
which included
his position as
interim city
manager of
Bell. He recently spoke to the
Rotary Club of San Mateo about
his experiences with the city,
which experienced several years
of misappropriation of public
funds by eight city officials.
Former city manager Robert Rizzo
and his assistant siphoned off
more than $6.7 million before the
public scandal emerged in the sum-
mer of 2010.
“It’s the first time I’ve been able
to talk about Bell since the story
has concluded,” said Croce, 62,
who spent 10 months rehabilitat-
ing Bell. “The justice system has
run its course.”
The officials in the small Los
Angeles County city were con-
victed of their crimes in 2013.
Sentencing is still being awaited
for some though. The case was
described as “corruption on
steroids.” Councilmembers
received “special compensation”
for heading districts and pensions
were enriched.
“I had just celebrated my 60th
Lessons learned from scandal-plagued Bell
Former San Mateo city manager helped rebuild city ‘dismantled of civic system’
WASHINGTON — A House plan
to make major cuts to food stamps
would be scaled back under a bipar-
tisan agreement on a massive farm
bill, a near end to a more than two-
year fight that has threatened to
hurt rural lawmakers in an election
The measure announced Monday
by the House and Senate
Agriculture committees preserves
food stamp benefits for most
Americans who receive them and
continues generous subsidies for
farmers. The House was expected
to vote on the bill Wednesday,
with the Senate following shortly
The compromise was expected
to cut food stamps by about $800
million a year, or around 1 per-
cent. The House in September
House finds
on farm bill
Deal would cut food stamps by $800M a
year, continue generous farm subsidies
Arne Croce
Dean Peterson,the county’s director of environmental health,talks about the highlights of his 25 years with the
department as he readies to retire in March.
By Michelle Durand
Two weeks was all Dean
Peterson needed to figure out at
heart he’s a public servant.
That was how long the county’s
current director of environmental
health spent at a private consult-
ing firm before realizing he pre-
ferred his former spot with San
Mateo County. Less than four
weeks after saying goodbye,
Peterson was back in the spot
where he’d rise through the ranks
and come March retire.
“I prefer developing policy
rather than following it,”
Peterson said, sitting in his San
Mateo office surrounded by the
accouterments of a job that covers
needs as diverse as restaurant code
enforcement, hazardous waste
cleanup and, most recently,
checking radiation spikes on the
Environmental health director retiring
Dean Peterson’s career full of new challenges, surprises
By Samantha Weigel
A Foster City councilman is
pushing for action on pedestrian
safety after a 17-year-old girl was
seriously injured by a car in an
intersection early Friday morning.
“Foster City is a family-centric
city. It’s a walkable and bikeable
community, and it’s meant to be,”
said Foster City
C o u n c i l ma n
Herb Perez. “I’m
making this my
personal cause.
I will absolutely
see something
there because
the amount of
complaints we
Safety in question
after injury collision
Foster City councilman wants
additional measures in place
Herb Perez
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See BILL, Page 18
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See RETIRE, Page 18
Police say shooting
suspect used baby as shield
LOS ANGELES — Agunman used his
baby son as a shield while he fired at
deputies, who did not return fire until
after the man’s ex-girlfriend took the
child away from him, the Los Angeles
County Sheriff’s Department said
The 43-year-old man was hit by mul-
tiple gunshots but was expected to sur-
vive, a department statement said.
The drama that unfolded late Sunday
in unincorporated Willowbrook was
described by sheriff’s Lt. John Corina
as a combination love triangle and
attempted suicide by cop.
The suspect confronted his ex-girl-
friend’s new boyfriend around 10 p.m.
outside a house on East 126th Street
and shot him in the face with a
revolver, then drove off with the 1-
year-old baby, according to the depart-
ment statement, which did not release
any identities of those involved.
Deputies spotted the car and attempt-
ed to stop it, but the driver led them on
a chase that finally ended up back at the
The man stopped his car and got out,
holding the baby in one arm and the
revolver in the other hand, pointing it
at deputies who did not fire for fear of
hitting the child, the statement said.
Failing to get into the ex-girlfriend’s
house through a locked side door, the
man fired one shot at deputies, who still
held their fire as he tried and failed to
get in through the locked front door and
once again fired at deputies, according
to the account.
The ex-girlfriend, who is the baby’s
mother, finally opened the front door,
took the baby away from the suspect
and went back inside the house.
“Once the ex-girlfriend had the baby,
the suspect again pointed his handgun
at the deputies and that is when a
deputy-involved shooting occurred,”
the department statement said.
The new boyfriend who was shot at
the outset was taken to a hospital and
was expected to survive.
No deputies were hurt.
76,000 pounds of ribs
burn in highway truck fire
LUDLOW — A Southern California
freeway smelled like a cookout when a
big rig carrying 76,000 pounds of beef
ribs caught fire.
The San Bernardino Sun reports the
rear wheels of the truck ignited Saturday
night on Interstate 40 in Ludlow.
San Bernardino County Fire
spokesman Al Franco says that by the
time firefighters arrived, the truck was
unhooked from the trailer, which
became engulfed in flames.
He says the fire emanated “a wonder-
ful BBQ beef rib odor.”
It also shut down traffic for about two
No one was injured and the cause of
the fire is under investigation.
THC-Hawks? Pot puns
pack this Super Bowl
SEATTLE — The way Bryan Weinman
sees it, he and his friends already won
their Super Bowl bet.
Two weeks ago, the nightclub DJ and
a few buddies were sitting at a sports bar
in Denver, joking about how funny it
would be if the Seattle Seahawks and
Denver Broncos — the NFLteams from
the two states that have legalized mari-
juana — made it to the big game.
They decided to plunk down a $44
wager — the fee for registering the
Internet domain www.stonerbowl.org
— just before the Seahawks and
Broncos won their conference champi-
It paid off. They’re now using the site
to hawk T-shirts and hats celebrating
the coincidence. One shirt features the
Vince Lombardi Trophy, reserved for
the game’s victors, refashioned into a
bong. Another features a spoof of the
league’s logo, with the letters “THC”
— for marijuana’s active compound —
replacing “NFL.”
From weed-themed Super Bowl par-
ties to a Denver company’s “Stoner
Bowl” tours of recreational pot shops,
this year’s Super Bowl offers a twist on
a sporting event better known for its
beer commercials. Thanks to the recre-
ational marijuana laws passed by vot-
ers in 2012, sales of taxed pot to adults
over 21 began at Colorado pot shops
Jan. 1 and are due to begin in
Washington later this year.
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This Day in History
Thought for the Day
The space shuttle Challenger explod-
ed 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape
Canaveral, killing all seven crew
members, including schoolteacher
Christa McAuliffe.
“In dreams
begin responsibilities.”
— William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Singer Sarah
McLachlan is 46.
Actress Ariel
Winter is 16.
A performer rides a horse during an equestrian show choreographed by Bartabas for the ‘Nuit de Chine’(Night of China) event
at the Grand Palais in Paris,France.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday night: Cloudy. Lows in the
lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday...Cloudy. A slight chance of
rain. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5
to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Wednesday night: Cloudy. Achance of
rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Achance of rain. Highs in the
mid 50s.
Thursday night and Friday: Mostly cloudy. Achance of
rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Friday night through Saturday night: Partly cloudy.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s.
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In A. D. 814, Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne died in
Aachen in present-day Germany.
I n 1547, England’s King Henry VIII died; he was succeeded
by his 9-year-old son, Edward VI.
I n 1813, the novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen
was first published anonymously in London.
I n 1853, Cuban revolutionary Jose Marti was born in
I n 1909, the United States withdrew its forces from Cuba as
Jose Miguel Gomez became president.
I n 1915, the United States Coast Guard was created as
President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill merging the Life-
Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service.
I n 1939, Irish poet-dramatist William Butler Yeats died in
Menton, France.
In 1945, during World War II, Allied supplies began reach-
ing China over the newly reopened Burma Road.
I n 1958, Elvis Presley made his first national TV appear-
ance on “Stage Show,” a CBS program hosted by Tommy and
Jimmy Dorsey.
I n 1973, a cease-fire officially went into effect in the
Vietnam War.
I n 1980, six U.S. diplomats who had avoided being taken
hostage at their embassy in Tehran flew out of Iran with the
help of Canadian diplomats.
I n 1982, Italian anti-terrorism forces rescued U.S. Brig.
Gen. James L. Dozier, 42 days after he had been kidnapped
by the Red Brigades.
Ten years ago: British Prime Minister Tony Blair won a
legal victory when a judge said the BBC was wrong to report
the government had “sexed up” intelligence to justify war in
In other news ...
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to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words.
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aggressive male was ejected for drinking a
bottle of wine at the Hillsdale Shopping
Center before 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Di sturbance. Acustomer refused to pay a
cab on 23rd Avenue and El Camino before
11:43 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Di sturbance. A homeless couple were
found throwing things on East Third
Avenue before 10:23 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Di sturbance. Three people were reported
drinking and playing loud music on the
400 block of Rogell Court before 12:12
a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Burglary . Acar’s window was smashed on
the 700 block of 25th Avenue before 7:03
p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.
Vandal i sm. Property was vandalized on
the 110 block of El Camino Real before
7:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Dri vi ng wi t h suspended l i cense. A
person was found driving with a suspended
driver’s license on Center Street and San
Anselmo before 11:48 p.m. Sunday, Jan.
Speedi ng. A person was racing on El
Camino Real and Millwood Avenue before
10:31 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.
Police reports
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An intoxicated person tried to urinate in
someone’s yard and was stopped by the
owner on the 300 block of North
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Saturday, Jan. 25.
By Angela Swartz
A fall election could be what determines
the replacement for a longtime South San
Francisco Unified School District trustee
who recently stepped down due to ongoing
health concerns.
Although Trustee Philip Weise will
already be on the ballot for re-election Nov.
4, and newly appointed member Patrick
Lucy will be up for election, a third space
will now be on the same ballot for Trustee
Shirlee Hoch’s replacement. Hoch first
became a trustee in 1990 and her resigna-
tion took effect Jan. 1. The board unani-
mously approved Monday having her
replacement chosen by a vote in the
November election.
“I think we arrived at the best outcome for
our community, one that ensures we are gov-
erning responsibly and being inclusive in
determining the future composition of our
board,” board President Maurice Goodman
said in a press release. “A November elec-
tion date affords the largest segment of the
electorate the rightful opportunity to fill the
vacancy with a candidate they best feel will
represent their interests on the Board of
Trustees while, at the same time, minimiz-
ing expense to the taxpayers by avoiding a
costly special election.”
The decision to go forward with election
was more of a statutory measure, Goodman
said. The board previously announced its
intention to fill the vacancy through a board
appointment like that of Liza Normandy,
who recently left to serve on the South San
Francisco City Council. Normandy was
replaced by parent Patrick Lucy, who the
board appointed. California Education Code
necessitates that appointment process
being initiated within 60 days of Hoch’s fil-
ing her deferred designation, which occurred
Nov. 18, 2013. Since that 60-day period has
already passed, the board decided it most
prudent and cost-effective to fill the vacancy
during November general election, at the
same time two other board seats would be on
the ballot.
“With the replacement of Liza, it was
something we anticipated and we had
already started that process,” Goodman said.
“The Shirlee thing took us by surprise and it
was not something we were used to. The San
Mateo [County] Community College
District had a similar situation and they
attempted to replace her (Helen Hausman),
then went back to look at other candidates
and it was past 60 days, so they went for-
ward with an election.”
Hoch’s health issues date back to January
2011 when she first had a stroke. Then in
May 2011, she suffered three strokes in the
same day resulting in brain surgery. Because
of this, Hoch had to relearn to talk and read.
Her left side was also impaired.
There will be no interim to fill Hoch’s
position until November, said Rolando
Bonilla of Ford and Bonilla LLC, who han-
dles communications for the district.
Superintendent Alejandro Hogan contends
the board continues to aggressively pursue
policies and initiatives aimed at improving
student performance and the district’s serv-
ice of students, parents and the South San
Francisco community.
“We have much to accomplish this year
and I look forward to continuing to work
with our board and all of our local stake-
holders to advance our mission and prepare
our students for future success,” he said in
the release.
The recommendation for an election to fil l
Hoch’s vacancy will now be forwarded to the
San Mateo County Office of Education,
which will ultimately determine when the
vacant seat will be placed on the ballot.
Uber sued for wrongful
death of 6-year-old S.F. girl
The family of a 6-year-old girl killed while
in a San Francisco crosswalk on New Year’s
Eve intends to file a wrongful-death lawsuit
Monday against the Internet ride-sharing
service company Uber.
The lawsuit to be filed in San Francisco
Superior Court on behalf of Sofia Liu claims
that Uber and its driver at the time, Syed
Muzaffar, are responsible for the girl’s death,
the girl’s family attorney, Christopher
Dolan, said Monday.
Dolan believes it is the first wrongful-death
lawsuit of its kind against the company.
The girl was crossing the street along with
her mother and younger brother in San
Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood last
month when they were struck by a Honda
driven by Muzaffar, authorities said.
Police arrested Muzaffar, 57, of Union City,
who they say was logged onto the Uber appli-
cation at the time of the accident. He faces
charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross
negligence and failure to yield to pedestrians
in a crosswalk.
Election could determine vacant board seat
Shirlee Hoch resigned in late 2013 because of health considerations
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Lupita D. Cozzolino
Lupita D. Cozzolino, born Feb. 7, 1925,
died Jan. 26, 2014.
She was a resident of
Married to James R.
Barra, who was killed
during World War II. In
1949, she married
Alexander “Sandy”
Her surviving children:
Cathleen, Alexander (his
wife Sharon) and Julie (her husband James
Maher) Cozzolino; five grandchildren:
Mathew (his wife Lisette), Angela and
Anthony (his wife Stephanie) Cozzolino,
including Doniella and Suzanne Maher and
her great-grandchild Isaiah. Lou survived
her siblings Lloyd Martin, Edward Martin
and Rosalie Romero, as well as her parents.
“Lou will be missed greatly by her family
for her grace, beauty and generosity to any-
one in need.”
The funeral will leave the Chapel of the
Highlands, El Camino Real at 194 Millwood
Drive in Millbrae 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan.
30 for Saint Dunstan Catholic Church, 1133
Broadway in Millbrae where a funeral mass
will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Committal will
follow at Skylawn Memorial Park in San
Mateo. Family and friends may visit on
Wednesday after 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the
Chapel of the Highlands, with a vigil serv-
ice beginning at 7 p.m.
Her family appreciates donations to the
Saint Anthony Foundation www.stantho-
nysf.org, or the Alzheimer’s Association
Nancy De Biagio
Nancy De Biagio of Millbrae passed away
at home Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
She was the wife of the late Roy De Biagio
for 51 years. Nancy is survived by her son
Dan De Biagio (his wife Sharon) and her
daughter Diane De Biagio. She was the
grandmother of Danielle De Biagio, Deana
Sevigny (her husband Jason), Austin
Navarro and Haley Navarro; great-grand-
mother of Genevieve Sevigny and
Jacqueline Sevigny. She is also survived by
her cousin Gloria Reedy, her niece and
nephew Linda Germanetti and Joseph
Germanetti and other relatives and friends.
Nancy was a native of San Francisco, age
Family and friends may visit from 4 p.m.
until 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Chapel
of the Highlands, 194 Millwood Drive at El
Camino Real in Millbrae where the vigil
service will begin at 7 p.m. The funeral will
leave the chapel 10:45 a.m. Wednesday,
Jan. 29 and proceed to St. Dunstan Catholic
Church, 1133 Broadway in Millbrae where
the funeral mass will be celebrated at 11
a.m. Interment will follow at the Italian
Cemetery in Colma. In lieu of flowers,
please make a donation in her memory to
Pathways Hospice, 585 N. Mary Ave. ,
Sunnyvale, CA94085.
Linnea Ann Wiecking [nee] Myren
Linnea Ann Wiecking [nee] Myren
Linnea Wiecking died Dec. 15, 2013,
after a brief illness in
Boise, Idaho.
She was 61.
She was born in Twin
Falls, Idaho, to Wes and
Florence Myren Dec. 12,
1952. She was raised in
Twin Falls, Idaho; Idaho
Falls, Idaho; Portland,
Conn.; Springfield, Va.
and San Mateo, Calif.
Linn was married to Keith Wiecking (Dec.
23, 1951-April 16, 2006. She leaves a son
Conor Wiecking, vice president of Business
Development at Bacon Bacon Inc., San
Francisco; a brother and sister-in-law,
Douglas and Ellen Myren (retired) in Valley
Springs, Calif.; a brother Craig Myren of
the Idaho Botanical Gardens in Boise,
Idaho; and her nephew Sean Myren, of
Montara, Calif.
Linn graduated from Aragon High School
in San Mateo. She worked as a librarian for
San Mateo County in Half Moon Bay.
In mid 1990s, the Wiecking family
moved to Boise, Idaho, where she worked
for the American Red Cross and J. R.
Simplot. Services were private.
“She will be missed.”
Josephine Gervasi-Patterson
Josephine Gervasi-Patterson, a resident
of Redwood City, died Jan. 21, 2014.
She is survived by her son Richard J.
Gervasi (his wife Dianne); her granddaugh-
ter Amy Gervasi Mayo (her husband Stefan)
and her great-grandchildren Solia and
Keaton Mayo; her brother Ignatious John
Davi and several nieces, nephews and
She was a native of San Francisco, age 89.
Family and friends may visit after 10:30
a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 and attend the 11 a.m.
funeral liturgy service at Chapel of the
Highlands, 194 Millwood Drive at El
Camino Real in Millbrae. Services will con-
clude at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, the
family prefers memorial contributions to
the Peninsula Humane Society, 1450
Rollins Road, Burlingame CA94010.
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Jan. 22, the
Peninsula Health
Care Di st ri ct
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Di rect ors elected
the 2014 Board officers. After five years as
chair of the board, Dani el Ul l yot
stepped down, while the board unanimous-
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By Sasha Lekach
Much-needed rain will be arriving in the
Bay Area this week, but a forecaster said
Monday that it won’t be enough to quell the
region’s drought worries.
“It doesn’t look like it’s going to be a lot
of rain,” National Weather Service meteor-
ologist Christine Riley said.
There will be about a quarter- to one-third
of an inch of rainfall between Wednesday
evening and Thursday morning, she said.
The North Bay and higher-elevation areas
may see up to a half-inch of precipitation.
In the Monterey Bay area, only about a
tenth of an inch of rain is expected. She said
lingering showers may keep minimal
amounts of the wet stuff in the area into
“It’s not going to make any difference at
all,” she said, referring to the statewide
drought declared by Gov. Jerry Brown earli-
er this month. “It’s just enough to water
some lawns.”
Riley warned that built-up oil on roads
could make for slick and dangerous driving
conditions once the rainy weather arrives.
Otherwise, she said, “it’s just a really,
really weak winter storm” with no strong
winds in the forecast.
The storm is heading in from the Aleutian
Islands and moving southeast toward the
California coast.
This weekend is expected to be dry again
with no sight of rain into next week, she
The Bay Area has been warmer than usual
this month, but temperatures are expected to
drop to normal late-January temperatures
between the low 50s and mid-60s, she said.
Report: Firm provided
wrong bolts for bridge work
VALLEJO — AChinese company supplied
hundreds of thousands of bolts of the wrong
size for the seismic retrofitting of a San
Francisco Bay Area bridge, according to a
California Senate report.
The 250,000 incorrectly sized bolts were
made by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry
Co. Ltd. for a retrofit of the Carquinez Bridge
to Vallejo, the report says.
The bolts for the Carquinez Bridge were
rejected and remade, but they the led to “a near
disaster,” according to the report.
An after-hours call to Shanghai Zhenhua
was not answered. Bay Bridge spokesman
Andrew Gordon said the bolts were never used
on the span. “We made sure that the correct
bolts were installed,” he said.
Matt Rocco, a spokesman for the
California Department of Transportation,
said he wanted to reiterate that the bridges are
safe. The report, released Wednesday, focuses
on the construction of the new eastern span
of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge,
raising questions about the quality of work-
manship used to build the $6.3 billion span.
The problems with the Carquinez Bridge are
mentioned in a footnote that says they led
the California Department of Transportation
to have quality-assurance specialists per-
form an audit of Shanghai Zhenhua before
allowing the company to take on deck and
tower work for the new Bay Bridge.
Storm system bringing rain to area this week
Around the Bay
By Samantha Weigel
Residential burglaries are trending in
cities throughout the county and the collab-
oration of several law enforcement agencies
led to an arrest of a woman suspected of mul-
tiple burglaries Monday.
Mekeila Zayas, a 22-year-old San
Francisco woman, was arrested after evad-
ing police and being suspected of at least
two residential burglaries in Millbrae and
San Bruno, San Bruno police Lt. Troy Fry
Burglars tend to hit multiple residences
consecutively and often across city and
county lines. Recently four homes were bur-
glarized in San Bruno in the course of a day,
Fry said.
“Multiple agencies are working together
trying to catch these residential burglars
that are breaking into homes and vehicles
all over the county,” Fry said.
Monday’s arrest spanned across three
cities and involved multiple citizens and
law enforcement agencies.
It started when a Millbrae resident inter-
rupted their home being burglarized and
called police who immediately issued a
countywide alert for three suspects in a
green Honda, Fry said. San Bruno police
were patrolling for burglars when a resident
interrupted a home burglary on Fleetwood
Drive. During that burglary, the resident
reported hearing someone knock on the
door but did not answer. He heard breaking
glass and noticed three people trying to
break into the home, according to police.
Police saw the suspects flee in a car
matching the description of the suspects in
the Millbrae burglary and began to follow it
before eventually losing sight, Fry said.
Shortly after, a Daly City police officer
located the vacant car parked in San
Francisco. Zayas eventually appeared and
entered the car, Fry said. While police
attempted to stop the car, Zayas drove off
and a chase ensued, Fry said.
Zayas was eventually apprehended and
booked into San Mateo County Jail, accord-
ing to police.
San Bruno has experienced a recent
increase in residential burglaries with simi-
lar motives and wants the public to remain
diligent in protecting themselves and help-
ing catch criminals.
“There’s been a huge increase in [residen-
tial burglaries] in the last few months, but
it’s not just us. It’s all over the place,” Fry
The thieves are using similar tactics and
often commit crimes in groups. One famil-
iar tactic is having one suspect knock on
the door to see if anyone is home, Fry said.
If someone is home, they typically come up
with a ruse, such as claiming to be a sales or
Police make progress in residential burglaries
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Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
salon & color group
223 S. San Mateo Dr. San Mateo
DUI saturation
patrol yields three arrests
Three people were arrested during a DUI
saturation patrol in San Mateo County on
Friday night, according to Burlingame
The patrol took place between 6 p.m.
Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday by units from the
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and San
Bruno and Burlingame Police Departments.
A total of 54 vehicles were stopped and
screened while nine drivers underwent field
sobriety tests, police said.
Three drivers were arrested for driving
under the influence and one was cited for
driving with a suspended license, police
The county’s DUI saturation patrols are
part of an ongoing effort to improve traffic
safety, police said.
DUI Saturation patrols have shown to
lower drunk driving-related deaths and
injuries, police said.
Belmont neighborhood
targeted for mail theft
An apparent rash of mail theft has been
reported in the Central Neighborhood of
Belmont, according to police.
The specific areas are Terrance Drive,
Hillman Avenue and Arbor Avenue, and
police have been receiving calls from the
Belmont post office for the past week,
according to police.
Pieces of mail have been found discarded
in the area and it appears whoever is steal-
ing the mail is walking the area, taking the
mail, keeping what they ant and discarding
the rest, according to police.
Mail theft is often the first step toward
identity theft, according to police.
Police are asking residents to keep a look
out for suspicious people, especially in the
Central Neighborhood. Anyone with infor-
mation on the thefts is asked to call
Belmont police at (650) 595-7400 or the
crime tip line at (650) 598-3000.
Acura stolen in Hillsborough
The Hillsborough Police Department is
investigating a stolen vehicle taken from
the area of El Portal Avenue and West Santa
Inez Avenue during the evening/early morn-
ing hours Sunday or Monday.
The stolen vehicle is a 2012 Acura MDX
SUV, according to police.
Police are seeking witnesses. If you were
in this area and saw any suspicious vehicles
or persons call (650) 375-7470. Police are
also asking for surveillance video footage
from the area.
Local briefs
By Linda Deutsch
LOS ANGELES — In a packed courtroom,
attorneys unveiled opposing views Monday
on the emotionally divisive issue of
whether California public school teachers
should be protected from dismissal if they
are found to be grossly ineffective in their
The opening volleys in what’s expected
be a monthlong trial came from lawyers for
nine students seeking to abolish teacher
tenure and seniority, and from attorneys for
the governor, state education department
and teacher unions who say such extreme
measures are not needed.
“The evidence will show that the impact
of an effective teacher is profound and unde-
niable,” said attorney Theodore Boutrous Jr.
“This is the gateway to their success in soci-
ety. ”
He said he will present experts and studies
showing that achievements in later life can
be measured by interactions with good
One study showed that students taught by
ineffective teachers had their lifetime
income reduced by $2 million, Boutrous
The trial, being heard by Superior Court
Judge Rolf Treu without a jury, is the latest
battle in a nationwide trend.
Dozens of states have moved in recent
years to abolish or toughen the standards
around giving teachers permanent employ-
ment protection and seniority-based prefer-
ences during layoffs.
Unions say eliminating such laws would
erase a vital support system for a profes-
sion that is already losing talented people
to higher paid positions in the private sec-
The first named plaintiff in the case, 17-
year-old Beatriz Vergara, will testify about
teachers falling asleep in class, sitting and
reading newspapers or playing YouTube
videos while ignoring students, the lawyer
The students oppose the tenure system
they say keeps bad teachers in classroom.
Boutrous said the granting of tenure, which
amounts to lifetime employment protec-
tion, after 18 months on the job is inade-
quate to guard against accepting unqualified
He said there are 275,000 teachers in
California but under the current rules, the
state dismisses just 10 teachers a year for
being ineffective in their jobs.
Lawyers for the state and unions coun-
tered that most teachers targeted by such
claims usually resign before dismissal is
Central to the lawsuit is the claim that
teachers who fail are shuttled to schools in
minority and poor neighborhoods, giving
those students an unequal education.
Boutrous said that is a violation of the state
constitution’s guarantee of education.
Deputy Attorney General Nimrod Elias
told Judge Treu that 18 months is more than
enough time to identify teachers who are
“the worst of the worst.”
He and attorney James Finberg, repre-
senting the teachers union, said the guaran-
tees of tenure, seniority and other benefit s
are necessary to keep teachers in the low-
paying jobs.
“Our schools struggle to retain teachers,”
he said, noting the challenge is greatest in
high-crime areas.
Elias noted that Gov. Jerry Brown has
made education a centerpiece of his budget
and plans to pour funds into schools in low-
income and minority areas.
Boutrous said Los Angeles Unified School
District Superintendent John Deasy will be
among the witnesses called by the plain-
an Mateo Middle College
Hi gh School, an alternative edu-
cation program for juniors and sen-
iors in the San Mateo Union High
School Di stri ct, is accepting applica-
tions for fall 2014. The deadline is March
Students interested in the program can
contact the Middle College office.
Applications are available online or in the
district’s counseling offices and career cen-
For more information, contact
Principal Greg Qui gl ey at 574-6101 or
middlecollege@smuhsd.org or visit colle-
Kindergarten and transitional kinder-
garten enrollment begins Feb. 3 for the
Burlingame Elementary School
Di stri ct. Kindergarten students must be 5
years old on or before Sept. 1 for the 2014-
15 school year and transitional kinder-
garten is available to students whose birth-
day is between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2014.
New student enrollment will be on a first-
come first-served basis.
Parents should enroll their child at their
neighborhood elementary school.
Visit bsd.k12.ca.us for enrollment infor-
Jane Sun of San Mateo High
Sc hool is the new student member of the
San Mateo Uni on Hi gh School
District Board of Trustees. Her term
runs through the rest of the current school
year. She may participate in all public
board discussions but cannot cast a vote.
The Upwind Summer Schol arshi p
Program has released its new 2014 schol-
arship application and program dates. It’s
due Feb. 28 and the program aims to trans-
form a high school student into a licensed
private pilot during the summer between
their junior and senior years, free of
charge. In partnership with San Carlos
Fl i ght Center (SCFC), the Upwind pro-
gram was created to promote piloting and
general aviation, to cultivate interest in
aviation as a career, and to address the
nationwide pilot shortage.
The 2014 program winner will be select-
ed in March and will begin training in
April. To apply, download the application
The San Mateo Unified Hi gh School
Di stri ct has approved dates for this year’s
upcoming summer school. The program
will run from June 9 to July 18 at Mi l l s
Hi gh School. Additionally, the district’s
Summer Bridge for Algebra, Reading
Development and English Learning
Devel opment for incoming ninth-grade
students will be held June 30 to July 25 at
Capuchino, Hillsdale, Mills and San
Mat eo hi gh school s. The trustees
approved the dates at its Jan. 23 meeting.
Class notes is a column dedicated to school news.
It is compiled by education reporter Angela
Swartz. You can contact her at (650) 344-5200,
ext. 105 or at angela@smdailyjournal.com.
Students file suit aimedat tenure law
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Florida congressman to
resign after cocaine scandal
MIAMI — After going through
rehab for cocaine and alcohol
abuse and pledg-
ing that he’d
work through
his problems to
regain his
Florida con-
stituents’ trust,
Trey Radel’s
short career in
Congress ended
with a whimper
Facing a House ethics investiga-
tion, a growing group of primary
challengers and the steady drum-
beat of a Republican establish-
ment calling for him to step down,
the 37-year-old, who pleaded
guilty to cocaine-possession
charges last year, quietly tendered
his resignation letter.
“Regardless of some personal
struggles in 2013, this year has
already been tremendously posi-
tive as I focus on my health, fami-
ly and faith,” he wrote to House
Speaker John Boehner.
“Unfortunately, some of my strug-
gles had serious consequences.”
Astronauts repeat
spacewalk with mixed results
Russian space station astronauts
took a spacewalk Monday to com-
plete a camera job left undone last
month, but ran into new trouble.
Oleg Kotov and Sergey
Ryazanskiy successfully installed
one of two commercially provided
cameras for Earth observations, a
task requiring multiple power con-
nections outside the International
Space Station.
By Julie Pace
WASHINGTON — No longer
about bold ambitions, this year’s
State of the Union address will
focus more on what’s actually
For the White House, that dose
of realism is aimed at avoiding a
repeat of 2013, when a long list of
unfulfilled policy goals — includ-
ing gun control and an immigra-
tion overhaul — dragged President
Barack Obama down like an
anchor. Tuesday’s prime-time
address will focus instead on
redefining success for Obama —
not by what he can jam through
Congress but rather by what he
can accomplish through his own
presidential powers.
He is expected to announce
executive actions on job training,
retirement security and help for
the long-term unemployed in find-
ing work. All are part of the White
House focus this year on boosting
economic mobility and narrowing
the income gap between the
wealthy and the poor.
Another action Obama is
expected to announce is the cre-
ation of a new retirement savings
plan geared toward workers whose
employers don’t currently offer
such plans. Because commercial
retirement accounts often have
fees or high minimum deposits
that are onerous for low-wage
workers, this program would
allow first-time savers to start
building up savings in Treasury
bonds. Once the savings grew
large enough, a worker could con-
vert the account into a traditional
IRA, according to two people who
have discussed the proposal with
the administration. Those people
weren’t authorized to discuss it
ahead of the announcement and
insisted on anonymity.
President’s address to focus
on what’s actually achievable
Around the nation
Trey Radel
Barack Obama sits inside the Oval Office as he prepares for Tuesday night’s
State of the Union Address.
By Stephen Braun
WASHINGTON — The U.S. gov-
ernment is looking at ways to pre-
vent anyone from spying on its
own surveillance of Americans’
phone records.
As the Obama administration
considers shifting the collection
of those records from the National
Security Agency to requiring that
they be stored at phone companies
or elsewhere, it’s quietly funding
research to prevent phone compa-
ny employees or eavesdroppers
from seeing whom the U.S. is spy-
ing on, the Associated Press has
The Office of the Director of
National Intelligence has paid at
least five research teams across the
country to develop a system for
high-volume, encrypted searches
of electronic records kept outside
the government’s possession. The
project is among several ideas that
would allow the government to dis-
continue storing Americans’ phone
records, but still search them as
needed. Under the research, U.S.
data mining would be shielded by
secret coding that could conceal
identifying details from outsiders
and even the owners of the targeted
databases, according to public doc-
uments obtained by the Associated
Press and AP interviews with
researchers, corporate executives
and government officials.
U.S. looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Paul Larson
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
simple, or can become difficult at times if
you are not prepared. A good Funeral
Director is experienced in leading you with
the necessary requirements, and will offer
details that you may not have thought about
or previously considered as an option.
Allowing him/her to guide you will make
the arrangements go by quickly and easily.
A number of items should be considered
in preparation for the future:
1. Talk to your loved ones about the
inevitable. Give them an indication on what
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.
2. Talk to your Funeral Director. Write
down a list of questions and make a phone
call to your Funeral Director asking how to
be prepared. He/she will gladly provide
detailed information and can mail this
information to you for your reference.
Asking questions doesn’t cost anything and
will help you with being organized.
3. Make an appointment and Pre-plan a
Funeral. Many more people are following
through with this step by making Pre-Need
Arrangements. Completing arrangements
ahead of time makes this process more
relaxed, and putting these details behind you
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
HIGHLANDS are grateful for the chance to
make Pre-Need Arrangements. With their
final details in place it helps to make matters
more calming for surviving loved-ones.
4. Enjoy Life. There are those who dwell
on situations that can’t be controlled.
Taking time to stop and look around at
beauty in the world and appreciate good
things can be therapeutic. If you need to use
a negative statement, try re-wording it into a
positive. Change “I had a lousy day today”
into “Today was demanding, but it made me
appreciate my better days.” As the song
goes: “Accentuate the positive; Eliminate
the negative; Latch on to the affirmative.”
If you ever wish to discuss cremation,
funeral matters or want to make pre-
planning arrangements please feel free to
call me and my staff at the CHAPEL OF
THE HIGHLANDS in Millbrae at (650)
588-5116 and we will be happy to guide you
in a fair and helpful manner. For more info
you may also visit us on the internet at:
Accentuating The Positive
Can Eliminate The Negative
Assad future blocks
progress in Syria peace talks
GENEVA — The key issue of a transitional
government to replace President Bashar
Assad blocked any
progress Monday in
Syrian peace talks,
described by one delegate
as “a dialogue of the deaf.”
The chief U.N. mediator
expressed frustration over
inflammatory public
remarks by the two sides
as he sought to identify
some less-contentious
issues in hopes of achiev-
ing any progress at all at the bargaining
table. But even the most modest attempts at
confidence-building measures faltered —
including humanitarian aid convoys to
besieged parts of the central city of Homs and
the release of detainees. Veteran mediator
Lakhdar Brahimi somberly declared at the end
of the day that he had little to report.
“There are no miracles here,” Brahimi said,
adding that both sides nevertheless appeared
to have the will to continue the discussions.
Egyptian military backs
army chief for president
CAIRO — Army chief Abdel-Fattah el-
Sissi, who led the coup ousting Egypt’s
Islamist president, moved closer to declaring
his candidacy to replace him, securing the
military’s backing on Monday for a presiden-
tial run, due by the end of April.
Though he’s riding on a wave of nationalist
fervor touting him as the nation’s savior to
bring stability, his candidacy is certain to
enflame a violent backlash from Islamists.
A run by the 59-year-old el-Sissi, a U.S.-
trained infantry officer, would be a new twist
in Egypt’s tumultuous transition, which
began with 2011 revolt against autocratic
President Hosni Mubarak — a veteran of the
military who ruled for nearly 30 years — in
the name of bringing civilian rule, reform and
greater democracy.
By Laura Mills
LVIV, Ukrain — Young designers, their
eyes glued to a TVset showing live scenes of
protests from the Ukrainian capital, stayed
up late one night to work on a pet project —
not a chic gallery opening, but making bat-
tle armor for protesters.
Marianna Kvyatkovska and her friends
used hunks of plastic drainage pipes to craft
shin and elbow pads to protect the demon-
strators from police truncheons in Kiev,
where anti-government protests have gone
on for two months. While largely peaceful,
violent clashes with police broke out last
week in which at least three protesters died.
Although Kiev is the epicenter of the
demonstrations calling for President Viktor
Yanukovych to step down, Lviv is a buzzing
entrepreneurial engine of support.
This western city 300 miles (480 kilome-
ters) from Kiev, near the border with Poland,
is the heartland of Ukrainian nationalism,
where an overwhelming majority of the
people resent Russia’s former occupation
and current strong influence. Support for the
pro-Russian Yanukovych is almost non-
existent and residents in this city of
730,000 want their future clearly tied to
“This is a country that is killing the mid-
dle class, of which I consider myself a part,”
said Andrey Kit, owner of an agricultural
Employers in Lviv, known for its thriving
small-business community, have tacitly
encouraged their employees to take part in
the protests. Kvyatkovska, who makes a
living as a tapestry restorer in a local muse-
um, said despite working in a government
institution, her boss was in favor of her
service person, to explain their presence
and leave. If the burglars believe the home
is vacant, they will check the perimeter of
the home to find an unlocked window or door
and sometimes break glass barriers to enter
the property, Fry said.
It’s important for residents to avoid
leaving garbage cans out, newspapers on
their door steps or any other signs that
someone might be away from the home,
Fry said. People should ensure all entries
to their homes are locked. Different
types of security measures such as alarm
systems, dogs, surveillance cameras or
light sensors can add further layers of
protection, according to police.
If anyone suspects anything suspicious or
notices a person who seems out of place, they
should immediately contact police, Fry said.
“[Burglars] don’t limit themselves to one
area,” Fry said. “The people who do this,
it’s their job, just like we have jobs, they
get up every day and commit burglaries
every day. ”
Kiev protests buoyed by Ukraine volunteers
Around the world
Anti-government protesters look out from barricades at the site of clashes with police in Kiev,
Bashar Assad
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Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
still struggling
Contra Costa Times
ith tens of thousands
of jobless
Californians still
struggling to get information
about why they’re being denied
unemployment benefits, it’s
time for Gov. Jerry Brown to
step in.
The state Employment
Development Department has
gone without a director for more
than half of the past four years.
Since last summer, the rudderless
agency has drifted from one
debacle to the next.
It’s long past time for the gov-
ernor to put someone in charge
and then hold that person
accountable. Quick, smart and
radical change is needed to
ensure the jobless receive pay-
ments to which they’re entitled
so they can pay rents or mort-
gages and put food on their
We understand that the depart-
ment faces significant federal
funding cuts. But there’s little
hope that will change. It’s time
to find other solutions, other
efficiencies. Punishing the inno-
cent unemployed is not the
In September, the agency
deployed a new computer system
that led to massive delays in the
processing and payment of
claims. The agency and the proj-
ect contractor misjudged the
number of claims that would be
flagged by the new system and
how long it would take to
resolve their issues.
The fallout continues. The Los
Angeles Times reported this
week that the agency answers
only 10 percent to 17 percent of
its calls. It seems that EDD is
caught in a downward spiral, try-
ing to save money by flagging
more benefit requests for further
information before payment but
unable to handle the flood of
telephone inquiries from those
people seeking answers.
Yes, there are rules and, yes,
they must be followed. But it’s
cruel to automatically cut off
benefits or deny them from the
start, often without justification,
and then leave people helplessly
dialing for days in a futile
attempt to reach someone for an
It not only affects the estimat-
ed 20 percent of claimants who
are flagged for more information,
it also hurts others who can’t get
Chief Deputy Director Sharon
Hilliard says the agency is look-
ing at how other states handle
calls and promises an improve-
ment plan by the end of March.
That’s two more months just to
come up with a plan. Then they
will have to implement it.
That’s not only unacceptable,
it dismisses the urgency of the
situation. Unemployed workers
are entitled to up to $450 a week
when they lose their jobs. It’s
not much, but it’s critical money
to help keep households afloat.
It’s time for leadership. That
won’t happen until the governor
steps up. This mess is on his
Letters to the editor
Pete’s Harbor development
I applaud the people who are
bringing the proposed new resi-
dential community at Pete’s
Harbor to the Planning
Commission on Feb. 4.
From an environmental per-
spective, this is a forward-think-
ing, visionary project that
Redwood City needs and should
support. It incorporates “build it
green” practices for energy and
water efficiency, including recy-
cled water, and offers EV charg-
ing stations, bike and motorcy-
cle parking and spaces for a car-
share program. Public paths, an
extension of the Bay Trail, a
new access point to the San
Francisco Bay Area Water Trail,
new landscaping and trees,
nature overlooks and a storm
water bio-filtration system —
this is clearly a vast improve-
ment over the existing site. The
buildings will have an elevation
that meets the sea level projec-
tion for 2070 and work toward
an “adaptive management plan”
for how to deal with projected
sea level rise all the way through
year 2100.
The developer has worked long
and hard to create a project that
is right for the times, the place
and the people of Redwood City.
I encourage final approval with-
out any further delay.
Andy Frisch
San Carlos
The NSA’s data spying
NSA phone data spying (bulk
data) is illegal, says the five
people appointed by the presi-
dent to the oversight board. The
White House disagreed with the
oversight board. “The adminis-
tration believes the program is
lawful,” according to Caitlin
Michael G. Stogner
San Carlos
Success in Tunisia
Let us congratulate Tunisia for
enacting a Constitution this
past Sunday through consensus
and the Democratic process. This
new constitution establishes a
civil government, whose laws
are not based on Islamic law,
with strong guarantee for reli-
gious freedom and women’s
rights. While our attentions are
focused on troubled places such
as Syria and Egypt, we should
not forget the people of Tunisia
for taking the steps toward dem-
ocratic civil government amid
continuing economic challenges
and regional uncertainty, and
offer moral and material support
as individuals, as businesses or
investors and as nonprofit
George Yang
Menlo Park
College Board testing
Assemblyman Kevin Mullin,
D-South San Francisco, and state
Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo,
have only scraped against the
top of the iceberg with legisla-
tion proposed to bring the
College Board to heel (“Bill
strives to prevent future testing
issues” in the Jan. 25-26 edition
of the Daily Journal).
The College Board tossed out
more than 600 AP test scores
from Mills High School last
May because students were not
properly seated. That’s just plain
wrongheaded. The College Board
is neither an academic institu-
tion nor an assemblage of per-
sons tasked with responsibility
for determining eligibility for
college admissions. The College
Board fancies itself a nonprofit
but, make no mistake, it is a
lucrative business that sells
seats at standardized test ses-
sions to high school students.
SAT exam sessions are convened
several times annually; AP
exams, ostensibly offered to
boost students’ eligibility for
college admission, are adminis-
tered in the spring. The College
Board has no competition. It
also offers products marketed to
improve scores on their tests.
More to the point, these tests
are simply not a good measure of
a student’s suitability for col-
lege enrollment. Hundreds of
colleges and universities now
offer a test-optional application
So what would happen if the
College Board scheduled a test
and nobody showed up?
Nothing. Colleges and universi-
ties would use transcripts, rec-
ommendation letters, essays,
interviews, outside coursework,
etc. to select the students best
equipped to succeed in the pur-
suit of higher education at their
respective institutions. I believe
the College Board should be
more responsive to the public it
serves, and the legislation pro-
posed by Messrs. Mullin and
Hill is a positive step in that
Ray Fowler
Redwood City
Oppose Assembly Bill 659
I join the Turkish American
citizens of California, members
of the Pax Turcica Institute, to
oppose Assembly Bill 659.
Introduced by Assemblyman
Adrin Nazarian, AB 659 seeks to
impose the one-sided and legally
unfounded “Armenian genocide”
narrative in the history-social
science curricula of our public
As acts of crime, all geno-
cides, including the Holocaust,
Srebrenica and Rwanda, have
been determined through rele-
vant court tribunals and verdicts.
In contrast, the atrocities in the
Ottoman Empire were never tried
in any court. No legal ground to
charge the crime of genocide was
ever established. Last month, in
a landmark Perincek vs.
Switzerland decision, the
European Court of Human Rights
ruled that genocide is “a very
narrowly defined legal notion
which is difficult to prove” in
the Armenian case. ECHR also
doubted that there could be a
general consensus on the alleged
“Armenian genocide” as it
remains a matter of historical
In 2012, then Secretary of
State Hillary Clinton expressed
the same position. Reputable
American scholars, including
Bernard Lewis, Stanford Shaw,
Guenter Lewy, Justin McCarthy,
Edward J. Erickson and Michael
Gunter, have rejected the charac-
terization of the Ottoman
Armenian tragedy as genocide.
Furthermore, during World War I,
more than half a million Turks,
Kurds and other Muslims were
massacred by the Armenian
armed groups fighting alongside
the Russian, Greek and French
armies, with an aim to carve an
ethnic Armenian state.
While I share the pain of inno-
cent Armenians who perished in
WWI, memories of the non-
Armenian victims are insulted
by this bill. AB 659’s advocacy
of a single ethno-religious view-
point and unfounded allegation
of a crime constitutes an unfair
educational malpractice.
Therefore, I urge you to vote
against this bill when it comes
to the floor Jan. 31.
Hilal Koc
San Francisco
In writing of the state of edu-
cation in California. Mr. John
McDowell waxes poetic on the
possibilities he envisions in
charter schools, (“Thank God for
Mississippi” in the Jan. 25
issue of the Daily Journal) with
their alleged freedom from stulti-
fying rules and teacher unions.
Afew facts. Mr. McDowell
states that the Stanford CREDO
study shows that charter schools
“do a better job teaching low-
income students, minority stu-
dents and English learners.”
However, the CREDO study also
acknowledges that traditional
public schools in the area stud-
ied have up to four and a half
times more students enrolled
who are English learners.
Finland is often cited as a global
model for education, as it was in
the documentary “Waiting for
Superman” referenced by Mr.
McDowell. Finland also has the
highest rate of unionization of
their teaching force, and main-
tains class sizes of around 20
pupils. Schools are also funded
to provide wrap-around services.
As of 2013, California had
slipped down to 35th in per
pupil spending in the United
States. The passage of new taxes
and a redistribution of funds to
target schools in underprivileged
areas mean better resources are
on the horizon for California
public schools.
California’s passage of
Proposition 30 in 2012 demon-
strated a firm commitment of our
families to the promise of public
education in our state. It seems
to me on the question of school
choice, the voters have spoken.
Let’s make every public school
an excellent school.
Michelle P. Kern
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Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Dow 15,837.88 -41.23 10-Yr Bond 2.77 +0.03
Nasdaq 4,083.61 -44.56 Oil (per barrel) 95.76
S&P 500 1,781.56 -8.73 Gold 1,256.30
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday
on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock
Caterpillar Inc., up $5.12 to $91.29
The heavy equipment company topped Wall Street
expectations for the quarter and announced a $10 billion
share buyback program.
Peabody Energy Corp., up 10 cents to $16.97
Analysts at Bank of America raise their rating and price
target on the coal miner,saying that despite headwinds the
negatives are well known.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., up 91 cents to $48.04
The world’s largest cruise ship operator returned to
profitability during the fourth quarter after navigating a
very tough year.
Millennial Media Inc., up 65 cents to $7.36
The mobile advertising company posts strong preliminary
fourth-quarter numbers, including combined revenue of
as much as $109 million.
YRC Worldwide Inc., down $1.24 cents to $17.55
Teamsters voted in favor of a five-year extension of the
trucking company’s collective bargaining agreement.
Geron Corp., down 86 cents to $4.76
The Mayo Clinic told the biopharmaceutical company that
it’s closed enrollment in a study related to a drug to treat
Shanda Games Ltd., up 85 cents to $6.50
The operator of online games in China is being taken
private as part of a $1.9 billion bid from its controlling
Liberty Global PLC, down $1.85 to $81.42
The cable company chaired by tycoon John Malone is
buying buy the part of Dutch cable provider Ziggo it
doesn’t already own.
Big movers
By Bernard Condon
and Paul Wiseman
NEW YORK — Stock markets fell
across the globe on Monday, but at
least it wasn’t another rout on Wall
Shaky economies and plunging cur-
rencies in the developing world fueled a
worldwide sell-off as fearful investors
pushed prices lower across Asia and
In the U.S. and other rich countries
with healthier economies, investors
also retreated, although the selling was
more modest.
Major indexes in both Hong Kong
and Tokyo fell more than 2 percent. The
selling then spread to Europe and the
U.S., as stocks slipped across the
board, but the declines were much less
than on Friday, when the U.S. market
ended its worst week since 2012.
Jack Ablin, chief investment officer
at BMO Private Bank, said he was
encouraged that the U.S. losses were
“We have an accelerating economy,
low inflation and accommodative mon-
etary policy,” he said. “The world isn’t
falling apart.”
The Dow Jones industrial average
slipped 41.23 points, or 0.26 percent,
to 15,837.88. The Standard & Poor’s
500 index fell 8.73 points, or 0.5 per-
cent, to 1,781.56. The tech-heavy
Nasdaq was down the most in the U.S.,
falling 44.56 points, or 1.1 percent, to
The market turbulence was set off last
week by a report from China on a down-
turn in its manufacturing, more evi-
dence that the world’s second-largest
economy is slowing. That’s a big prob-
lem for Brazil, South Africa and other
developing countries that have come to
depend on exports to that country.
Adding to the troubles: The decision
by the U.S. Federal Reserve last month
to scale back its bond-buying stimulus
for the American economy, which has
helped keep interest rates low. Money
that had flooded emerging markets
looking for higher returns outside the
U.S. has begun to come back now that
rates may rise, battering those markets.
Despite Monday’s widespread sell-
ing, experts say the troubles in China
and elsewhere in the developing world
are unlikely to derail a global economic
recovery that appears to be gaining
momentum. Growth in the world’s
wealthy economies is expected to pick
up the slack.
“This year, growth will be driven by
the dull and old economies — the U.S.,
the U.K., Germany and even Japan,”
said Nariman Behravesh, chief econo-
mist at IHS Global Insight.
The International Monetary Fund
expects the global economy to grow
3.7 percent this year, up from 3 percent
in 2013, carried along by faster growth
in the United States and the 17 coun-
tries that use the euro. The IMF expects
China’s growth to decelerate from 7.7
percent last year to 7.5 percent in
“A lot of growth is shifting back to
the developed world,” said Jennifer Lee,
senior economist at BMO Capital
Compared with a couple of years ago,
the U.S. economy is in a better posi-
tion to withstand a Chinese slowdown.
American consumers have paid down
debts and can spend more freely. The
housing market is recovering from the
depths of the Great Recession.
Helping investor spirits in the U.S.
are decent corporate earnings.
Caterpillar was the biggest gainer in
the Dow on Monday, rising $5.12, or 6
percent, to $91.29, after the earth-
moving equipment maker reported
fourth-quarter net income that easily
beat analysts’ estimates.
Caterpillar said its sales of excava-
tors and other machinery in China rose
20 percent last year, and it expects more
sales this year. But a slowdown might
dash those hopes.
China is also struggling with $3 tril-
lion in debt run up by local govern-
ments and by the fallout from specula-
tive investments in the country’s
“shadow banking” system.
Ablin said one of his few fears is
“some kind of credit default” in China
triggering waves of stock selling
After gains of nearly 30 percent in
the S&P 500 last year, though,
investors in U.S. stocks have been
nervous, selling on any whiff of bad
“When they see a little negative
news, they wonder, ‘Is this going to
continue or should I run for the doors?”’
said Sean Lynch, global investment
strategist at Wells Fargo Private Bank.
Losses in the U.S. eased Monday after
a recovery in the battered currency of
Turkey, one of the flash points of
emerging market troubles. The Turkish
lira initially sank to a low of 2.39 per
dollar, then recovered to 2.29 per dollar
after the country’s central bank said it
would hold an emergency policy meet-
ing, raising hopes it will shore up the
Stocks fall worldwide
“We have an accelerating
economy, low inflation and accommodative
monetary policy. ...The world isn’t falling apart.”
—Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank
By Martin Crutsinger
WASHINGTON — Just as Ben
Bernanke prepares to turn the chairman-
ship of the Federal Reserve over to Janet
Yellen, global markets are on edge over
the prospect that she’ll extend a policy
he began: a steady pullback in the Fed’s
extraordinary economic stimulus.
Managing a slowdown in the Fed’s
bond purchases without roiling markets
will pose a tough early test for Yellen,
who succeeds Bernanke as Fed chair
next week. The Fed’s bond purchases
have been intended to keep long-term
loan rates low to spur spending and eco-
nomic growth.
Investors have been nervous in part
because a pullback in Fed bond buying
will likely mean higher rates.
Borrowing could weaken as a result.
Many also fear that higher U.S. rates
will lead some bond investors to move
cash out of emerging markets and into
the United States to seek higher returns.
That fear has depressed currency values
in emerging economies.
Once the Fed ends its meeting
Wednesday, it’s expected to announce an
additional $10 billion cut in its month-
ly bond purchases. Last month, the Fed
said it would start reducing its monthly
purchases from $85 billion to $75 bil-
lion. It decided to pull back mainly
because of evidence the U.S. economy
is strengthening and needs less support
from the Fed.
Analysts expect the Fed to stick with
that policy despite the turmoil in over-
seas markets, which has battered the cur-
rencies of Argentina, Turkey, Russia and
other emerging economies. Those
economies had previously enjoyed an
inflow of investor money.
Despite unrest, Fed likely to pare stimulus
By Martin Crutsinger
WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new
homes fell in December for a second
consecutive month but even with the
pause at the end of the year, sales for
all of 2013 climbed to the highest
level in five years.
Sales of new homes dropped 7 per-
cent last month to a seasonally adjust-
ed annual rate of 414,000, the
Commerce Department reported
Monday. In November, sales had fallen
3.9 percent.
For the whole year, sales were up
16.4 percent to 428,000, the highest
level since 2008.
It marked the second year that sales
have risen after six consecutive annual
declines as the housing industry was
rocked by the collapse of a housing
bubble. Sales of new homes peaked at
1.28 million in 2005.
Economists said continued job gains
and a strengthening in the overall
economy should help boost sales fur-
ther in 2014.
“We continue to be upbeat about the
outlook for new home sales,” said Paul
Diggle, an economist at Capital
Economics. “Mortgage rates are very
low in a historical context.”
U.S. sales of new homes drop 7 percent in December
By Michael Liedtke
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s holi-
day season proved to be a letdown,
even though the company sold a record
number of iPhones and iPads during its
latest quarter.
The results released Monday further
crystalized the challenges facing
Apple as the world’s most valuable
company struggles to lift its stock
back to where it stood in September
2012. That was before investors began
to fret about fiercer competition in
mobile devices and the lack of a break-
through product since the iPad came
out nearly four years ago.
Apple’s management amplified
those concerns with a revenue forecast
that fell below analysts’ predictions
for the current quarter. The cautious
outlook is likely to feed perceptions
that Apple expects to lose more ground
to competing devices running Google
Inc.’s Android software.
Apple’s 1Q disappoints Wall Street, stock falls
Poll: Breaches not changing people’s habits
NEW YORK — American shoppers say they are very
concerned about the safety of their personal information
following a massive security breach at Target, but many
aren’t taking steps to ensure their data is more secure, says
a new Associated Press — GfK Poll.
The poll finds a striking contradiction: Americans say
they fear becoming victims of theft after the breach that
compromised 40 million credit and debit cards and per-
sonal information of up to 70 million customers. Yet they
are apathetic to try to protect their data.
In the survey, nearly half of Americans say they are
extremely concerned about their personal data when shop-
ping in stores since the breach. Sixty-one percent say
they have deep worries when spending online, while 62
percent are very concerned when they buy on their mobile
But just 37 percent have tried to use cash for purchases
rather than pay with plastic in response to data thefts like
the one at Target, while only 41 percent have checked
their credit reports. And even fewer have changed their
online passwords at retailers’ websites, requested new
credit or debit card numbers from their bank or signed up
for a credit monitoring service.
Legg Mason paying $21M
in government settlements
WASHINGTON — Asubsidiary of investment firm Legg
Mason Inc. has agreed to pay about $21 million to settle
U.S. government claims that it concealed losses to
investors and engaged in prohibited transactions that
favored some clients over others.
The settlement with Western Asset Management was
announced Monday by the Securities and Exchange
Commission and the Labor Department. The agencies said
Western Asset didn’t disclose and quickly correct a com-
puter coding error that caused losses for holders of about
100 employee-benefit retirement plans. They said most
clients were notified nearly two years later, in 2010.
The government said the Pasadena-based Legg Mason
unit also improperly moved securities among client
Business briefs
By Julio Lara
Fall ball on the College of San Mateo
baseball diamond has been all about compe-
Every pitch, every swing, every ground
ball, heck, every stride on the base path has
been charted, assessed a point total and
quantified for every Bulldog to see on a big
board the following day.
If that seems like a pressure-packed way
of selecting the best starting lineup and
pitching staff it’s because that has always
been the idea for manager Doug Williams
and his staff.
Yes, the big scoreboard up over the left
field fence isn’t necessarily keeping score.
But that doesn’t mean another type of scor-
ing hasn’t been kept. And come today
against the College of Marin in the season
opener for the Bulldogs, the rest of CSM
and its baseball fans will know exactly
who’s come out on top.
“I think this team is an interesting
group,” Williams said. “I really like the way
they practice, how they compete. We’ve
completely turned our practices into com-
petitive environments where everything
that is being done is being charted and
adding up to a point total — and they
responded well to it. I got a bunch of guys
that like to play baseball, like to get after
it. I think we’ll have decent team speed, I
think we’ll be fairly offensive and I think
we’re going to throw the ball in the strike
zone pretty consistently. ”
It was actually a different sort of fall camp
for the Bulldogs, who were without
Williams as he served a sabbatical in Italy
supporting the country’s baseball academy
and national team. Williams returned in
early December and the evaluation process
“It was still a very competitive atmos-
phere with Doug gone,” said CSM second
baseman Dane Vande Guchte. “We worked
hard to get to where we are right now. There
are a lot of new faces. But I think we mesh
pretty well. We all know we have a job to do
and are going to do it to the best of our abil-
ity — trying to get this thing done.”
The thing about this year’s CSM baseball
team revolves around youth — as in, there
hile it seems the football season
and Christmas ended only a cou-
ple weeks ago, this week marks
the halfway point of the basketball and
soccer seasons.
As such, the standings are starting to
shake themselves out. While there are some
familiar teams near the top, there are also a
few surprises leading the pack.
Boys’ basketball
No big surprises in the Peninsula Athletic
League divisions. Burlingame and Half
Moon Bay — defending South and North
division champions, respectively — are
both sitting in first
place with undefeated
league records.
The Cougars have a
little more breathing
room, however. Their
win over second-place
Terra Nova Friday
gives them a two-game
lead in the standings.
The race for the South
Division title is a bit
tighter, as Hillsdale is
just a game behind
Burlingame, following
the Knights’ win over Aragon Friday night.
Working in the Knights’ favor are the
vagaries of the PAL schedule, which sched-
uled only one game this season — Feb. 5
in Burlingame. If both teams take care of
business, that game could determine
whether the Panthers can win yet another
division crown, or if Hillsdale can forge a
tie atop the table.
In the West Catholic Athletic League,
Serra may be the surprise of the division.
Having lost three starters and a key reserve
from last season, the Padres were going to
lean heavily on guards Danny Mahoney and
Sean Watkins.
So far so good. Serra is tied atop the
WCAL standings with a 6-1 record, tied
with Mitty for the best record. The Padres’
only loss was to Mitty, in a game they led
in the fourth quarter.
Mahoney and Watkins have all but willed
the Padres to the top and if the team can
find a consistent third scoring option, they
could be even more dangerous going into
the playoffs.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but
Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School are,
once again, battling for the West Bay
Athletic League title. The Gators already
have a leg up on the Knights, beating them
last week on a pair of last-second free
throws in the first meeting of the season.
The rematch will be in a week or two and
the title could be decided then.
Girls’ basketball
It’s no surprise to see Mills near the top
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Races are
shaping up
By Julio Lara
The legend of Brian Houle at Hillsdale
High School began when he was a fresh-
And it revolves around the number 50 —
as in, points.
It’s been four years since Houle went off
during a frosh/soph basketball game but
the now forward’s scoring output that one
afternoon in 2010 is still a topic of con-
versation — because it was then that Houle
showed the Hillsdale basketball world that
he and twine have a special kind of rela-
It’s for that reason that no one is sur-
prised Houle is in the middle of one of the
best scoring seasons, not just in the
Peninsula Athletic League, but the entire
Central Coast Section — there aren’t too
many players out there who can say
they’re scoring an average of 23 points
every time they step onto the basketball
“Junior year, I think he was kind of try-
ing to find his way,” said head coach Brett
Stevenson. “But man, his senior year, he’s
the complete package. He can shoot from
3, he puts the ball on the floor and finishes
at the rim, he’s getting to the free throw
line and shooting a lot of free throws —
which is a sign of his toughness. He fin-
ishes games in the fourth quarter. He’s the
whole package right now. ”
The argument can be made that, right
now, Houle is having a Player of the Year
kind of season for the Knights in a divi-
sion full of Player of the Year kind of play-
ers. Not only is he doing it all for Hillsdale
Houle is ‘complete package’ for Hillsdale
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Competitive camp has Bulldog baseball believing
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Janie McCauley
SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Flannery
received a heartfelt thank-you voicemail
from Bryan Stow, who struggles to put
thoughts and words
together nearly three
years after being severe-
ly beaten outside Dodger
Stadium on opening day
Flannery, the San
Francisco Giants’ third
base coach and musician,
presented the Stow fami-
ly with $96,000 during
the weekend to help with
Bryan’s care as the father of two and former
paramedic continues to deal with traumatic
injuries and brain damage from the attack.
And more money is still coming from
recent silent auctions and further CD sales.
Flannery and his band, The Lunatic
Fringe, just concluded a series of four sold-
out Northern California concerts benefiting
Stow, while all dollars from purchases of
Flannery’s 11th album, “Outside Lands,”
released in November, go directly to Stow.
“That was, for me, kind of a gamble.
People always say, ‘Well, why don’t you
just write a check?’ I always say, ‘Well, I
only hit nine home runs in my 10-year
career, I can’t just write a big check,”’
Flannery said by phone Monday. “I did write
a check, I wrote a check that produced a new
record. ... I’m just playing the music. I’m
doing the same thing I always do. For peo-
ple to come and just continue the love, it’s a
great, great honor. ”
As part of the large donation presented
Saturday night, Giants reliever Jeremy
Affeldt contributed $25,000 to match
Flannery’s initial total and former Giants
great turned instructor Will Clark wrote a
$10,000 check.
“I don’t think we could even begin to
explain how much the efforts of all the peo-
ple involved mean to us,” Stow’s sister,
Bonnie Stow, wrote in an email Monday.
“They’re all busy people, with their own
lives going on, yet they take the time to put
on these shows to help Bryan. It’s like
‘thank you’ just isn’t enough. Even when
he’s not playing these shows, Tim stays in
touch with our family and sends his love to
Bryan continuously. He’s amazing.”
Flannery presented Bonnie Stow with the
envelope of money before his show
Saturday in Santa Cruz, where the Stow fam-
ily lives and where Bryan is now cared for
by his parents, Dave and Ann.
“She kind of went quiet and both of us
kind of broke down and just held each other
for a while,” Flannery said. “I told her ‘all
the people who wrote checks and all the
people who brought their gifts, everybody
loves you and everybody loves your fami-
l y.”’
Flannery’s band dedicated the song “You
Have My Word” to Stow’s parents. Flannery
received a photo Sunday from the family of
the couple holding hands during that song
while on a rare evening out.
“It felt like this is a great opportunity to
let the family know that people still are
thinking about them. More than anything it
allows them to know that people still care,
people still think about them,” Flannery
said. “That has always been the story,
everybody else showing up and giving of
themselves. I play the music. It inspires me
to just keep doing it. It’s not that difficult
for me doing what I always do.”
In all, Flannery held 24 concerts during
the baseball offseason.
As he told his music crew and support staff
of the success, “We went 24-0.”
Flannery, band raise more than $96K for Bryan Stow
Bryan Stow
STANFORD — All-American Chiney
Ogwumike gets all the attention. Fellow
senior Mikaela Ruef is just fine with that,
even when her own performance nearly goes
Ogwumike had 30 points and 12 rebounds
to lead No. 4 Stanford to an 86-59 victory
over Southern California on Monday night
in a game between the Pac-12’s top teams.
Ruef added 11 points and 10 rebounds for
the Cardinal (19-1, 8-0), who won their
18th straight to open a two-game lead at the
top of the conference standings.
“I think what happened last year was that
we depended on Chiney too much,” said
Ruef, one of five Cardinal players to score in
double figures. “If other people are scoring,
they can’t double off me or the guards and
that means we can find Chiney even more.”
Ogwumike, third in the nation in scoring,
had at least 30 points for the 10th time this
season, adding to her Stanford record. She
also recorded her 15th double-double.
“I keep telling people this,” Ogwumike
said, “my teammates are the No. 1 reason I
can finish.”
Amber Orrange and Lili Thompson scored
12 points apiece, Karlie Samuelson had 10
and Stanford beat the Trojans for the 13th
straight time.
“I thought we did a good job on defense,”
Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer said. “This
is a team that focuses on defense. I like to
say we are a scouting report team. We try to
take away another team’s strengths.”
Ariya Crook scored 18 points and Cassie
Harberts added 17 for USC (14-7, 7-2),
which had won four straight and nine of its
last 10. The loss was in overtime at then
No. 23 Arizona State.
“One of the big changes is on defense,”
Trojans’ coach Cynthia Cooper said. “We
didn’t show it tonight, but for the last
month or so we have been playing solid
team defense.”
The closest USC got in the second half
was when Kaneisha Horn hit a jumper with
17:26 remaining in the game, cutting
Stanford’s lead to 50-34.
Nine minutes and 12 points from
Ogwumike later, the Cardinal were up by 28
points, their largest lead of the game.
“We still have to do a better job of
rebounding,” VanDerveer said. “We need to
be more aggressive grabbing the ball. We
need to continue to improve our guard play. ”
Stanford used a 14-0 run to lead 46-28 at
Deanna Calhoun hit a jumper with 10:15
left in the first half to bring the Trojans
within 23-20.
USC went cold for the next seven minutes,
missing 11 consecutive field goal attempts
and two free throws as the Cardinal built a
37-20 advantage.
Ogwumike leads No. 4
Stanford women over USC
By Josh Dubow
SAN JOSE — Anze Kopitar broke a long
scoreless drought for Los Angeles and
Jonathan Quick earned his third shutout of
the season to help the Kings snap a five-
game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over
the San Jose Sharks.
Kopitar’s goal late in the second period
ended a stretch of more than 154 minutes
without a score for the Kings, who avoided
their first six-game skid since December
2007. They did it with defense as Quick
needed to make only 23 saves, stopping a
flurry in the final seconds to seal the win.
The game ended a streak of 15 straight
games between the California rivals that
were won by the home team, including all
seven contests in last year’s second-round
playoff series won by the Kings. Los
Angeles had dropped nine straight in San
Jose since winning Game 5 of a first-round
series in 2011 and had not won a regular sea-
son game here since Dec. 27, 2010.
Alex Stalock made 20 saves for the
Sharks, who had won six straight games.
But he got little offensive help as San Jose
got just nine shots the first two periods and
came up empty on three power plays to lose
at home in regulation for just the third time
all season.
The Kings broke their scoreless drought
late in the second period on a nifty move by
Kopitar. Brent Burns deflected a pass from
Jeff Carter to a streaking Kopitar. But
Kopitar still managed to gather it and
stopped just outside the crease to make
Stalock commit before tucking it into the
net to give Los Angeles the lead with 2:05
remaining in the second period.
The goal was the first for Los Angeles
since Kopitar scored early in the first period
of a 2-1 loss at Anaheim last Thursday
night, ending a scoreless stretch of 154:43.
It also ended Stalock’s franchise-record
scoreless streak at 178:55 for San Jose.
The Sharks, limited to seven shots at that
point, generated more pressure after falling
behind with Quick making a good save
against Bracken Kearns and San Jose draw-
ing a late penalty against Willie Mitchell.
But the Kings killed off that penalty that
carried over into the third period.
They negated another power play when
Joe Thornton was called for hooking 16 sec-
onds into Slava Voynov’s cross-checking
penalty and then got a strong save from
Quick against Joe Pavelski midway through
the third to preserve the lead.
Kings beat Sharks 1-0
to snap five-game skid
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Francisco Bulls, an affiliate of the
NHL’s San Jose Sharks, folded
operations Monday after failing to
complete a change in ownership
that they hoped would sustain the
ECHL organization established in
October 2012.
The Bulls finished their partial
season 15-20-5 with 32 games
remaining. They made the playoffs
in their inaugural season.
CEO Angela Batinovich
announced last week that the ECHL
commissioner and Board of
Governors granted the team’s
request during its midseason meet-
ing for additional time to complete
negotiations for a new ownership
group — which ultimately didn’t
The team said it would provide
refunds for tickets via email
requests through Feb. 28.
Sharks general manager Doug
Wilson said the five players who
had NHL or AHL contracts on the
Bulls will be reassigned to new
teams in the near future. Goalie
J. P. Anderson and forward
Sebastian Stalberg have NHL con-
tracts, while defensemen Kyle
Bigos and Steven Tarasuk and for-
ward Riley Brace have AHL deals.
S.F. Bulls forced
to shut down By Greg Beacham
Dana White is “thrilled” by the
Association of Ringside
Physicians’ call for the elimina-
tion of testosterone replacement
therapy in mixed martial arts.
White still believes the UFC
can’t be solely in charge of elimi-
nating steroid users from its
bouts, saying government athletic
commissions should close the TRT
loophole permanently.
“The doctors came out and said
they want to ban it? Well, that’s
the answer,” White told The
Associated Press on Monday. “It’s
legal in the sport. The commis-
sions let you do it. You get an
exemption, and you have to be
monitored and all the stuff that’s
going on, but if they’re going to
do away with it? There you go. It’s
a problem solved.”
The ARP is an association of
ringside doctors involved in box-
ing and MMA — the so-called
combat sports. The organization’s
consensus statement calls for the
elimination of therapeutic use
exemptions for testosterone, a
thorny issue in MMA circles for
“Steroid use of any type, includ-
ing unmerited testosterone, sig-
nificantly increases the safety and
health risk to combat sports ath-
letes and their opponents,” the
ARP’s statement said. “TRT in a
combat sports athlete may also
create an unfair advantage contra-
dictory to the integrity of sport.”
Several UFC fighters in recent
years have been given exemptions
by athletic commissions to use
synthetic testosterone before their
bouts, including veteran stars
Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson,
Vitor Belfort and Frank Mir. The
exemptions were granted ostensi-
bly for medical reasons, including
a supposed deficiency in naturally
occurring testosterone caused by
hypogonadism — a diminished
function of the gonads.
Well before the ARP added its
influential voice to the chorus
against TRT, many medical profes-
sionals have questioned the legiti-
macy of such exemptions, particu-
larly for professional cage fight-
“The incidence of hypogo-
nadism requiring the use of testos-
terone replacement therapy in pro-
fessional athletes is extraordinari-
ly rare,” the ARP’s statement said.
“Accordingly, the use of an ana-
bolic steroid such as testosterone
in a professional boxer or mixed
martial artist is rarely justified.”
White knows the UFC’s next
showdown with TRT use is immi-
nent, and he hopes the Nevada
State Athletic Commission won’t
grant an exemption to Belfort,
who is scheduled to fight Chris
Weidman for the middleweight
title in Las Vegas later this year.
The 36-year-old Belfort, who
failed a steroid test in Nevada sev-
eral years ago, has improbably
revitalized his career with three
spectacular stoppage victories in
his native Brazil. Belfort knocked
out the 43-year-old Henderson
with a head kick in the first round
last November in Goiania, Brazil,
earning a title shot.
Belfort has been open about his
TRT use for the past year, while
Henderson has acknowledged it for
several years.
“He drives me crazy, and me and
Vitor were not on good terms a few
months ago,” White said. “Just
because this whole TRT thing, I
think, is unfair, and I said we’re
going to test the living (day-
lights) out of him (during train-
ing). And we have, and he has
complied, and he has been within
the limits he’s supposed to have.”
Although the UFC tests its
fighters when they sign contracts
and adds additional in-house test-
ing before certain fights, White
said he’s wary of completely step-
ping in front of government regu-
lators on the issue. When the UFC
stages fight cards in areas with no
appropriate athletic commission,
the promotion acts as its own reg-
“We couldn’t be more proac-
tive,” White said. “Drugs hurt us.
Hurts our sport. Let alone our per-
ception in the media and every-
thing — it destroys great athletes.
Drugs destroy great athletes,
because once you start on them,
you can never get off them. You’re
on them for the rest of your
career. ”
Other prominent fighters
believe the UFC should be doing
Georges St. Pierre, the UFC’s
longtime welterweight champion
before stepping away from the
sport late last year, re-ignited the
public discussion of drug testing
in MMA earlier this month with
criticism of the UFC’s current test-
ing policies, calling them ineffec-
tive and beatable. St. Pierre
believes performance-enhancing
drugs are still a major problem in
Tim Kennedy, a rising UFC mid-
dleweight and former Army Green
Beret, hailed Monday’s statement
from the ARP in a post on his
Twitter account: “So the
Association for Ringside
Physicians supports elimination
of TRT in MMA, the fighters want
it gone. Only the cheaters want to
keep it.”
UFC’s White backs bid for testosterone ban
By Larry Lage
The NHLhas not decided whether
to let its players participate in the
Olympics beyond this year, cast-
ing doubt on who will be compet-
ing for hockey gold in four years.
With the league set to push
pause on its season for next
month’s Sochi Olympics, Deputy
Commissioner Bill Daly also is
allowing for the possibility of a
security issue that could keep the
players from traveling to Russia at
“As of now, we do not doubt that
all necessary steps are being taken
by the Sochi Organizing
Committee, the Russian govern-
ment and the IOC to ensure the
safety of the athletes and guests in
Sochi,” Daly wrote Monday in an
email to The Associated Press.
“Obviously, if something signifi-
cant were to transpire between
now and February 9 that causes us
to question that conclusion, we
will re-evaluate. I don’t expect
that that will become necessary. ”
Russian security has been look-
ing for three potential female sui-
cide bombers, one of whom is
believed to be in Sochi. The coun-
try has assembled what is believed
to be the biggest security opera-
tion ever for an Olympics with
more than 50,000 police and sol-
“The NHLPA continues to be in
contact with Olympic and security
officials regarding plans for the
Olympic Games in Sochi, and will
work closely with all concerned to
monitor matters in advance of and
during the Games,” NHL Players’
Association spokesman Jonathan
Weatherdon wrote in an email.
Sweden’s Daniel Alfredsson has
competed in each of the last four
Olympics with players from the
league and is looking forward to a
fifth and probably final time next
NHL won’t commit to Olympics beyond Sochi
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
but, most importantly, he’s carried the
Knights to a 5-1 mark in the South Division
— only one game behind Burlingame with a
gigantic matchup between the two teams
looming on the calendar.
In three games last week, Houle averaged
those 23 per and led the Knights to a 3-0
For his efforts, Houle is the Daily Journal
Athlete of the Week.
“He’s driving the train,” Stevenson said.
“And the nice thing is, when he is having a
bit of an off night — and he hasn’t had
many — he certainly has the aspect in his
game where he can find teammates. He can
draw that defensive attention, hit that open
guy and if the shot is not falling he’s com-
mitted to getting to the free throw line and
getting those easy ones. So, we’re counting
on him. He’s our guy. ”
And without a doubt the Knights are lucky
to have him. On Monday of last week, he
poured in 26 points against St. Elizabeth
High School. He then followed that up with
24 points in a win over Carlmont.
But, while he “only” scored 19 against
Aragon last Friday, that win against the
Dons was probably his most complete
effort of the week. Although he scored fewer
points, his defensive efforts in that win
helped shut down a usually potent Dons
“He definitely anchors our front court,”
Stevenson said. “We’re primarily a zone
team but we’re pretty active in our zone. He
really has the ability to kind of shut down
the side, he knows how to close out and con-
test pretty well. What’s most impressive is
he really rebounds the position. We don’t
have to outlet with him on the rebounds. He
just goes. He’s just as tough defensively
which is why I think he’s an interesting
prospect for teams at the next level. He can
do it on both sides of the floor. ”
And Stevenson expects Houle’s work
ethic and drive will carry the Knights for the
rest of the season.
“He’s a gym rat. He’s a smart kid. He’s a
3.5 GPA student and that translates to the
basketball IQ side of things,” he said. “He
really worked hard in the off season to ele-
vate his game. He added the ability to put
the ball on the floor and finish and, once he
did that, he’s a hard guard.”
Continued from page 11
are a lot of freshmen on this squad. While
that isn’t unusual on a community college
baseball team, the Bulldogs chime in at a
little above average. Thus, the 2014 season
begins with more than its fair share of
uncertainty — at least on the preview
front. That said, the word Williams repeated
a lot during his annual preseason press con-
ference was depth.
“We have a whole bunch of guys that have
the opportunity to step up and play when
the games start,” he said.
That will be the most obvious on the
pitching staff, where all but two of the
pitchers are freshmen.
“We had huge turnover,” Williams said. “I
think it’s going to be a lot more, total-staff
contributions this year than in past years.”
Tim Gretter (Capuchino) and Skyler Fuss
are the two with Bulldog experience.
“I think we have a lot of guys who are
willing to be role players and do what they
can do to help the team,” Fuss said. “And
they understand that. We have the guys that
are willing to take the sacrifices and take
their roles and we’re not going to have any
Much like the pitching, the theme of
youth is very prevalent in the CSM outfield
where only Kailen Robinson returns after a
fairly successful first year with the
“We have options and there are different
ways we can go with the lineup,” Williams
said with direct reference to the outfield. “I
do like our outfield in terms of covering
ground, arm strength, different things we
can do with personnel in terms of potential
power to potential speed. It’s truly — and it
may sound a little ambiguous right now —
but it truly is an ongoing competition. We
have always operated on the belief that it’s
good for raising the bar. You have to look at
it that way and the guys are.”
CSM’s infield is about the surest part of
the team, on paper — it has three players
who saw playing time last season and
another who is transferring from Santa
Clara University in Matt Glomb. Expect
Vande Guchte to be the glue of not just the
infield, but the entire Bulldog team. The sec-
ond baseman hit .305 last year and drove in
20 runs.
“I’m just going to play my role,” Vande
Guchte said. “I’m not a power hitter. I’m
going to try and get my on-base percentage
up, steal bases and just try to lift up the
“This is certainly a fun group to watch,”
Williams said, “because they do truly com-
pete and I think that competition has
allowed each of them to reach another
The first pitch of the 2014 season is
scheduled for 2 p.m.
Continued from page 11
By Barry Wilner
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The names are
hardly as familiar as Peyton Manning and
Richard Sherman. Yet, for all the megastars
and All-Pros in this Super Bowl, there are
guys like Jermaine Kearse and Paris Lenon.
Like Michael Robinson and Terrance
Knighton. Malcolm Smith and Manny
Players who have gone from pretty much
nowhere on the NFL landscape to the
doorstep of a championship.
Perhaps no one is more grateful for the
opportunity to grab a ring than these men.
Some are veterans who fit the term journey-
men. Some are youngsters who went in late
rounds of the draft — or were ignored alto-
All recognize they will play some sort of
role in Sunday’s championship game.
Some might even sneak into a starring
part, the way running back Tim Smith did in
1987 or cornerback Larry Brown did in
“You never know who it might be,” said
Knighton, the massive defensive tackle
coming off a sensational AFC champi-
onship game performance.
Knighton could be the poster child for
players who graduate from the depths of the
NFL — “I did my four years in
Jacksonville,” he said — to the top of the
pro football ladder.
He’s been practically unblockable in the
last few weeks, rising from obscurity to
recognizability as a leader of an improving
“Well I think that’s naturally going to
happen when you’re in the middle of the
defense and you’re the anchor of the
defense,” the 335-pound Knighton said. “I
feel like I’m a natural leader; I think wher-
ever I am, people just gravitate towards me,
and with that it requires a responsibility to
help other guys and bring them along.”
Super Bowl megastars, All-Pros — and everyone else
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
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Toronto 23 21 .523 —
Brooklyn 20 23 .465 2 1/2
New York 17 27 .386 6
Boston 15 31 .326 9
Philadelphia 14 31 .311 9 1/2
W L Pct GB
Miami 32 12 .727 —
Atlanta 23 21 .523 9
Washington 21 22 .488 10 1/2
Charlotte 19 27 .413 14
Orlando 12 33 .267 20 1/2
W L Pct GB
Indiana 34 9 .791 —
Chicago 22 22 .500 12 1/2
Detroit 17 27 .386 17 1/2
Cleveland 16 28 .364 18 1/2
Milwaukee 8 36 .182 26 1/2
W L Pct GB
San Antonio 33 11 .750 —
Houston 29 17 .630 5
Dallas 26 20 .565 8
Memphis 22 20 .524 10
New Orleans 18 25 .419 14 1/2
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Oklahoma City 36 10 .783 —
Portland 33 12 .733 2 1/2
Denver 22 21 .512 12 1/2
Minnesota 22 22 .500 13
Utah 16 29 .356 19 1/2
W L Pct GB
L.A. Clippers 32 15 .681 —
Golden State 27 18 .600 4
Phoenix 26 18 .591 4 1/2
L.A. Lakers 16 29 .356 15
Sacramento 15 29 .341 15 1/2
Miami 113, San Antonio 101
New York 110, L.A. Lakers 103
New Orleans 100, Orlando 92
Phoenix 99, Cleveland 90
Brooklyn 85, Boston 79
Dallas 116, Detroit 106
Golden State 103, Portland 88
Denver 125, Sacramento 117
Phoenix 124, Philadelphia 113
Toronto 104, Brooklyn 103
Minnesota 95, Chicago 86
Oklahoma City 111, Atlanta 109
L.A. Clippers 114, Milwaukee 86
Utah 106, Sacramento 99
New Orleans at Cleveland, 4 p.m.
Orlando at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at New York, 7:30 p.m.
San Antonio at Houston, 8 p.m.
Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m.
Washington at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Boston 51 33 15 3 69 153 113
Tampa Bay 52 31 16 5 67 155 128
Toronto 54 27 21 6 60 155 168
Montreal 52 27 20 5 59 128 134
Detroit 52 23 18 11 57 135 144
Ottawa 52 22 20 10 54 147 165
Florida 52 21 24 7 49 127 158
Buffalo 51 14 30 7 35 97 147
Pittsburgh 53 37 14 2 76 171 128
N.Y. Rangers 54 28 23 3 59 139 138
Carolina 52 24 19 9 57 134 147
Columbus 52 26 22 4 56 152 148
Philadelphia 53 25 22 6 56 142 158
New Jersey 53 22 20 11 55 127 132
Washington 52 23 21 8 54 148 154
N.Y. Islanders 55 21 26 8 50 157 185
Chicago 54 32 10 12 76 190 149
St. Louis 51 35 11 5 75 177 119
Colorado 52 33 14 5 71 153 137
Minnesota 54 28 20 6 62 129 133
Dallas 53 24 21 8 56 154 157
Winnipeg 54 25 24 5 55 152 158
Nashville 54 23 23 8 54 132 163
Anaheim 54 39 10 5 83 182 130
San Jose 53 34 13 6 74 165 126
Los Angeles 54 30 18 6 66 133 113
Vancouver 54 27 18 9 63 137 138
Phoenix 52 24 18 10 58 151 160
Calgary 52 18 27 7 43 119 165
Edmonton 55 17 32 6 40 144 190
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime
Florida 5, Detroit 4, SO
N.Y. Rangers 7, New Jersey 3
Winnipeg 3, Chicago 1
Edmonton 5, Nashville 1
Vancouver 5, Phoenix 4, OT
Boston 6, N.Y. Islanders 3
Carolina 3, Columbus 2
Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 0
Colorado 4, Dallas 3
Edmonton 4,Vancouver 2
Los Angeles 1, San Jose 0
Florida at Boston, 4 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 4 p.m.
Detroit at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
Ottawa at Columbus, 4 p.m.
Washington at Buffalo, 4:30 p.m.
Carolina at Montreal, 4:30 p.m.
New Jersey at St. Louis, 5 p.m.
Nashville at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.
Los Angeles at Phoenix, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Calgary, 6:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
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James, MIA 42 401 2431101 26.2
Love, MIN 42 341 2601040 24.8
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Cousins, SAC 40 327 248902 22.6
DeRozan,TOR 43 331 234936 21.8
Irving, CLE 40 316 151856 21.4
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Lillard, POR 44 292 201917 20.8
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Wall,WAS 43 304 201859 20.0
Thomas, SAC 42 278 199839 20.0
Ellis, DAL 45 333 199897 19.9
Gay, SAC 39 291 149773 19.8
Martin, MIN 41 270 183802 19.6
Jordan, LAC 181 282 .642
Bogut, GOL 165 258 .640
Drummond, DET 241 401 .601
James, MIA 401 691 .580
Howard, HOU 302 523 .577
Diaw, SAN 162 285 .568
Horford, ATL 238 420 .567
Johnson,TOR 193 348 .555
Faried, DEN 170 310 .548
Lopez, POR 185 341 .543
Jordan, LAC 46 194 439633 13.8
Love, MIN 42 138 409547 13.0
Drummond, DET 43 223 327550 12.8
Howard, HOU 46 158 419577 12.5
Cousins, SAC 40 124 338462 11.6
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Girls’ basketball
Terra Nova at Westmoor, El Camino at Oceana, Jef-
ferson at South City, Pinewood at Menlo School, 6
p.m.; Sacred Heart Prep at Notre Dame-SJ,6:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Westmoor atTerraNova,Oceanaat El Camino,South
City at Jefferson,6 p.m.; Sacred Heart Prep at Crystal
Springs, Pinewood at Menlo School, 7:30 p.m.
Girls’ soccer
King’s Academy at Menlo School, 2:45 p.m.; Sacred
Heart Prep at Pinewood, Hillsdale at Aragon,
Burlingameat SanMateo,3p.m.;Mercy-Burlingame
at Summit Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Sequoia at Carlmont,
Menlo-Atherton at Woodside, 4 p.m.
Serra at St. Francis, 7 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
Terra Nova at Oceana,El Camino at Jefferson,South
City at Half Moon Bay, Aragon at Menlo-Atherton,
Capuchinoat Sequoia,Carlmont at Burlingame,Hills-
dale at Mills, San Mateo at Woodside, 6 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Menlo-Atherton at Aragon, Sequoia at Capuchino,
Burlingameat Carlmont,Mills at Hillsdale,Woodside
at San Mateo, Oceana at Terra Nova, Jefferson at El
Camino,Half Moon Bay at South City,6 p.m.; Serra at
Riordan, 7:30 p.m.
Boys’ soccer
King’s Academy at Sacred Heart Prep, Pinewood at
Crystal Springs, 2:45 p.m.; Menlo School at Priory,
Burlingame at San Mateo,Westmoor at Jefferson,El
Camino vs.South City at Skyline,Capuchino at Mills,
3 p.m.; Serra at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 3:15 p.m.;
Aragonat Half MoonBay,Woodsideat Menlo-Ather-
ton, Carlmont at Sequoia, Hillsdale at Terra Nova, 4
Girls’ soccer
Sacred Heart Cathedral at Notre Dame-Belmont,
3:15 p.m.
Girls’ soccer
SacredHeart Prepat MenloSchool,2:45p.m.;Mercy-
Burlingame at Eastside Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Sequoia at
San Mateo, 3 p.m.; Menlo-Atherton at Aragon, Hills-
dale at Carlmont, Burlingame at Woodside, 4 p.m.
Valley Christian at Serra, Capuchino at El Camino,
South City at Terra Nova, Half Moon Bay at Sequoia,
BurlingameatWoodside,Menlo-Athertonat Oceana,
Hillsdale at Mills, 7 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
King’s Academy at Mercy-Burlingame,Sacred Heart
Prep at Mercy-SF, 6:30 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
Crystal Springs at Harker, 6 p.m.; Menlo School at
Eastside Prep, 6:30 p.m.; Westmoor at El Camino,
Oceana at South City, Jefferson at Half Moon Bay,
Hillsdale at San Mateo, Burlingame at Capuchino,
Aragonat Mills,Woodsideat Carlmont,Menlo-Ather-
ton at Sequoia, 6:15 p.m.; Notre Dame-Belmont at
St. Francis, 7:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Menlo School at Eastside Prep, 5 p.m.; Sacred Heart
Prep at Priory, Crystal Springs at Harker, 7:30 p.m.;
Westmoor at El Camino, Oceana at South City, Jef-
ferson at Half Moon Bay, 7:45 p.m.
Boys’ soccer
Menlo School at Pinewood, Sacred Heart Prep at
Harker, Woodside at San Mateo, 3 p.m.; Crystal
Springs at Eastside Prep, 3:30 p.m.; Hillsdale at Jef-
ferson,Westmoor at Mill,Capuchinovs.SouthCityat
SkylineColleg,Burlingameat Half MoonBay,Aragon
at Sequoia,Carlmont at Menlo-Atherton,El Camino
at Terra Nova, 4 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
St. Francis at Serra, 6:30 p.m.
Boys’ soccer
St. Francis at Serra, 11 a.m.
Girls’ soccer
Castilleja at Sacred Heart Prep,10 a.m.; Notre Dame-
Belmont at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 11 a.m.
Elliott Johnson on a minor league contract.
National League
CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with INF
Chris Nelson on a minor league contract.
COLORADOROCKIES — Named Jerry Weinstein
offensive coordinator, Ron Gideon supervisor for
Tulsa (Texas), Don Sneddon manager for Modest
(Cal),MarkBrewer pitchingcoachfor Asheville(SAL)
and Duane Espy supervisor for Tri-City (NYP).
National Basketball Association
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Assigned G Lorenzo
Brown to Delaware (NBADL).
National Football League
ATLANTAFALCONS — Signed coach Mike Smith
andgeneral managerThomas Dimitroff toone-year
contract extensions through the 2016 season and
president Rich McKay to a four-year extension
through May 2019.
BALTIMORE RAVENS — Named Gary Kubiak of-
fensive coordinator.
CLEVELANDBROWNS — Named Jim O’Neil de-
fensive coordinator, Chris Tabor special teams
coordinator, Brian Angelichio tight ends coach,
Bobby Babich assistant secondary coach, Chuck
Driesbach linebackers coach, Brian Fleury assistant
linebackers coach,Jeff Hafley secondary coach and
Shawn Mennenga assistant special teams coach.
NEWYORK GIANTS — Named Danny Langsdorf
and Kevin M. Gilbride tight ends coach.
son to assistant defensive line coach. Named Bill
Musgravequarterbacks coachandMichael Clayde-
fensive quality control coach.
CanadianFootball League
Raymond to a contract extension.
Baboulas and LB Curtis Dublanko.
ArenaFootball League
ORLANDO PREDATORS — Named Siaha Burley
offensive coordinator.
National HockeyLeague
Pirri from Rockford (AHL).
DETROITREDWINGS—AssignedGPetr Mrazekto
Grand Rapids (AHL).
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
of the PAL South Division standings. What
is somewhat shocking is seeing Hillsdale
keeping pace with the Vikings.
The two are currently undefeated in PAL
South play, although that will change
when the two face off Wednesday night in
Millbrae. The Knights have set up this
showdown by handing Carlmont its only
loss of the season last week.
In the North Division, Westmoor took
its first step toward a second straight divi-
sion title after beating South City Jan. 17
to take a one-game lead in the standings
over the Warriors.
The Rams currently sit alone atop the
North Division standings, with South City
a game back.
The Warriors will get their chance at
revenge Feb. 7, but can’t afford a slip in
the meantime.
In the West Bay Athletic League,
Pinewood is, once again, the cream of the
crop. The Panthers (5-0 WBAL Foothill
Division) sit alone in first in the WBAL
Foothill Division and everyone else is
playing for second. Menlo School current-
ly occupies that spot, along with Eastside
Prep, both a game back. But Pinewood
handed each their league loss. Sacred Heart
Prep is struggling a bit at 1-3.
In the Skyline Division, Mercy-
Burlingame is two games back of first-
place Castilleja, while Crystal Springs is
still looking for its first WBAL win.
Notre Dame-Belmont is also winless,
playing in the West Catholic Athletic
League, arguably the toughest league in
Northern California, but the Tigers remain
one of the top teams in the county.
Boys’ soccer
Things can change quickly in soccer
standings as the combination of wins,
losses and ties all factor into it. Acouple
of key wins or losses can rocket a team up
— or down — the standings.
Alook at the PAL Bay Division stand-
ings show Woodside on top with a 4-0-1
record, while Half Moon Bay is in fourth
place at 3-3. While that may look like
three games in the “L” column, Woodside
currently has 13 points (three points for a
win, one point for a tie), while Half Moon
Bay has nine points. AHalf Moon Bay win
and a Woodside loss would nearly draw
them even.
In the Ocean Division, South City took
control with a dramatic 3-2 win over
Hillsdale Wednesday. Both teams were
undefeated in league play going into the
game and the Warriors left that way.
The Warriors have no time to take a
breather, however, with El Camino and
Hillsdale in hot pursuit.
Serra, which may be the best team on the
Peninsula, is only two points behind Mitty
in the WCAL standings, while Sacred Heart
Prep and Menlo School battle for WBAL
Girls’ soccer
Carlmont has a slim lead over both
Menlo-Atherton and Woodside in the Bay
Division, while Terra Nova remains unbeat-
en in the Ocean, with Half Moon Bay three
points behind.
Things can change quickly, however, and
upward of five teams are still in the mix in
the Bay, and an equal number in the Ocean.
Notre Dame-Belmont is, once again, tak-
ing their lumps in the WCAL, but have
some of the Peninsula’s most dynamic
players in Jessica Parque and Luca Deza.
Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School bat-
tle for the WBAL Foothill Division title.
King’s Academy, with a 3-3 record (nine
points), is within shouting distance. In the
Skyline Division, Harker, Mercy-
Burlingame and Crystal Springs are bat-
tling it out, but the Gryphons’ chances
took a big hit with a 6-5 loss to Mercy, a
game in which Crystal Springs led 4-1.
Continued from page 11
EAST RUTHERFORD — Legislation for
federal funding to help protect student ath-
letes from concussions got the National
Football League’s backing Monday in the
shadow of the stadium where the Super Bowl
will be played this weekend.
NFL Senior Vice President Adolpho Birch
joined two New Jersey lawmakers in support
of legislation drafted following the 2008
death of a New Jersey high school football
The proposal by Sen. Robert Menendez
and Rep. Bill Pascrell involves national
concussion guidelines currently under
development for schools and youth sport
programs by the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention. The legislation
would authorize a 5-year grant program to
bring those guidelines to school sports pro-
grams nationwide.
The bill would authorize $5 million in
first-year funding, with additional funds to
be provided as necessary for the remaining
four years. It would be used to help states
train athletic staff and help ensure schools
have adequate medical staff coverage and can
implement the CDC guidelines expected to
be established by next year.
Birch, the NFL’s senior vice president of
labor policy and government affairs, joined
the lawmakers for a news conference at an
East Rutherford high school a little over a
mile from MetLife Stadium, which will host
the Super Bowl on Sunday. Several student
athletes from the Henry P. Becton Regional
High School’s Wildcats football squad — a
few of whom spoke about concussions suf-
fered during play — joined them at the podi-
“In the NFL, player health and safety is a
priority for us,” Birch said. “But we need to
be clear that it’s not just our players who
we’re thinking about, and who we’re worried
about, it’s all players, it’s athletes at all
levels, in all sports. We believe that youth
sports should be a particular focus.”
The NFL’s support for the legislation
comes as it tries to settle a lawsuit by thou-
sands of its former players over its handling
of concussions. The two sides have negoti-
ated a proposed $765 million deal to settle
thousands of lawsuits consolidated in feder-
al court in Philadelphia. Amid concerns the
fund may not last the promised 65 years,
plaintiffs’ lawyers are preparing for a fair-
ness hearing expected sometime this year.
Sen. Menendez said federal funding was
needed at the school sports level “to ensure
that every child who takes the field is prop-
erly protected and that their parents have
peace of mind.”
The Contact Act was drafted following the
October 2008 death of Montclair High
School football player Ryne Dougherty.
The 16-year-old Dougherty suffered a brain
hemorrhage and died after his family said he
was prematurely returned to action follow-
ing a concussion.
The Contact Act hasn’t been enacted, but
Pascrell said he hoped the CDC guidelines
and the NFL’s endorsement would help get it
“They were a reluctant partner in the
beginning,” Pascrell said of the NFL.
NFL backs push for youth concussion protocols
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BETHESDA, Md. — Forget being sneezed
on: Government scientists are deliberately
giving dozens of volunteers the flu by
squirting the live virus straight up their
It may sound bizarre, but the rare type of
research is a step in the quest for better flu
vaccines. It turns out that how the body
fends off influenza remains something of a
“Vaccines are working, but we could do
better,” said Dr. Matthew Memoli of the
National Institutes of Health, who is lead-
ing the study that aims to infect up to 100
adults over the next year.
Wait a minute: Flu is sweeping the coun-
try, so why not just study the already sick?
That wouldn’t let scientists measure how
the immune system reacts through each step
of infection, starting with that first expo-
sure to the virus.
It’s not an experiment to be taken lightly.
After all, the flu kills thousands of
Americans a year. For safety, Memoli chose
a dose that produces mild to moderate symp-
toms — and accepts only volunteers who
are healthy and no older than 50.
And to avoid spreading the germs, partic-
ipants must spend at least nine days quaran-
tined inside a special isolation ward at the
NIH hospital, their health closely moni-
tored. They’re not released until nasal tests
prove they’re no longer contagious.
The incentive: About $3,000 to compen-
sate for their time.
“I received a very scolding email from my
mother” about signing up, Daniel Bennett,
26, said with a grin.
“Their standards are so high, I don’t
believe I’m in danger,” added Bennett, a
restaurant worker from College Park, Md. “I
don’t get sick that often.”
Amasked and gloved Memoli had Bennett
lie flat for about a minute.
“It will taste salty. Some will drip down
the back of your throat,” Memoli said,
before squeezing a syringe filled with mil-
lions of microscopic virus particles, float-
ing in salt water, into each nostril.
Sure enough, a few days later Bennett had
the runny nose and achiness of mild flu.
The best defense against influenza is a
yearly vaccine, but it’s far from perfect. In
fact, the vaccine is least effective in people
age 65 and older — the group most suscep-
tible to flu — probably because the immune
system weakens with age.
Understanding how younger adults’ bod-
ies fight flu may help scientists determine
what the more vulnerable elderly are miss-
ing, clues to help develop more protective
vaccines for everyone, Memoli explained.
Here’s the issue: The vaccine is designed
to raise people’s levels of a particular flu-
fighting antibody. It targets a protein that
acts like the virus’ coat, called hemagglu-
tinin — the “H” in H1N1, the strain that
caused the 2009 pandemic and that is caus-
ing the most illness so far this winter, too.
But it’s not clear what antibody level is
best to aim for — or whether a certain
amount means you’re protected against get-
ting sick at all, or that you’d get a mild case
instead of a severe one.
“As mind-boggling as it is, we don’t
know the answer to that,” said Dr. Anthony
Fauci, chief of NIH’s National Institute of
Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “We made
some assumptions that we knew everything
about flu.”
Just targeting hemagglutinin probably
isn’t enough, Memoli added. Already, some
people in his study didn’t get sick, despite
remarkably low antibody levels, meaning
something else must be protecting them.
Could it be antibodies against the “N” in
flu’s name, the neuraminidase protein?
Specific T cells that are activated to fight
infection? Genes that switch on and off
when a virus invades?
To begin finding out, Memoli first devel-
oped a laboratory-grown copy of the H1N1
flu strain and sprayed different amounts into
volunteers’ noses until he found the right
dose to trigger mild flu. He hopes eventual-
ly to test the harsher H3N2 strain, too.
Now he’s infecting two groups — people
with low antibody levels and those with
high levels. Some were recently vaccinated,
and some weren’t. He’ll compare how sick
they get, how long they’re contagious and
how the immune system jumps into action.
Want to get the flu? Volunteers sneeze for science
The best defense against influenza is a yearly vaccine, but it’s far from perfect. In fact, the
vaccine is least effective in people age 65 and older — the group most susceptible to flu —
probably because the immune system weakens with age.
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
There is the neon orange safety vest —
that’s definitely staying, he said — and requi-
site hard hat. Adoll’s head found during a staff
community cleanup day, much like the base-
balls sitting next to the rocks from Norway
and Greenland. And in the corner, perhaps the
piece de resistance of Peterson’s push to get
county residents to embrace reusable carriers:
the bag man suit.
The suit, a white zipup with 500 plastic
bags attached, represents the average number
of sacks used by a Californian each year.
Peterson has climbed into the outfit several
times — he’s not one to ask staff to do what
he won’t whether it be outreach at a city
council meeting or giving residents a visual
idea of environmental impacts. Most people
are interested once they learn what the suit
represents. But there are drawbacks.
“Children cry and dogs are scared,”
Peterson said.
When Peterson leaves in March, the suit is
staying behind as is its successor, the plastic
bottle suit.
Filling the void, if not the suit then at least
the county job, will be nonprofit work,
kayaking with the Monterey Bay National
Marine Sanctuary and some mild handiwork.
Peterson, 51, said he will miss the day-to-
day surprises of heading a department with so
many facets.
“You never know what it will be when you
pick up the phone,” he said.
What he won’t miss is the personnel mat-
ters. Plus, retiring now lets him narrow his
focus more closely to the type of environ-
mental passions like pollution prevention
and Bay preservation that placed him on the
road toward the hat he’s held since the 1980s.
Peterson was born just outside Billings,
Mont., and majored in chemical engineering
on the advice of a high school physics
teacher who said it would give him more
options than a civil engineering degree if he
didn’t love environmental work. The choice
was ironic considering Peterson spent time
protesting oil drilling on Indian land and
taking aim at big companies like Chevron.
Interviews with those companies for jobs
usually ended in arguments and no offers, he
But an opportunity with the U.S. Navy in
San Bruno drew Peterson to the Peninsula in
1985 and he fell in love both with the area
and eventually and a fellow worker in the
environmental field who he married.
Peterson’s responsibilities were managing
underground storage tanks and air monitor-
ing. He learned about regulations and was
able to craft policy hands-on and learn how
big companies think — handy skills years
later when faced with opposition like the
plastic bag lobby.
A1988 job posting for a hazardous materi-
als specialist with the county proved fortu-
itous although Peterson had a three-year plan
of staying before leaving for the private sec-
tor. He did so, joining a consulting firm in
Martinez which sparked that realization
about public service. Thankfully, the county
had yet to hire his replacement when he came
knocking back on its door.
In the years since, Peterson said environ-
mental health has expanded into areas that
overlap with public health and enveloped
some needs that don’t necessarily fall under
that heading in other counties like restaurant
inspection. He said he’s learned to be a little
more savvy with the media — earlier inter-
views about restaurant code violations had
him illustrating one case as “raining cock-
roaches and the rats are pregnant.” Another
gem? Arestaurant was “Club Med for bacte-
The attorneys didn’t care for that much, he
He also learned that for opponents of some
issues like global warming and plastic bags
or theories about radiation contamination
due to the Japanese nuclear plant meltdown,
there is no convincing them otherwise.
Traitor to the human race is one memorable
label Peterson said he was given.
In September 2011, Peterson and his
department also were given a completely
unexpected — and some might say Herculean
— task: the cleanup of a San Bruno commu-
nity after the deadly gas pipeline explosion
and fire that killed eight, injured dozens and
leveled a significant portion of a neighbor-
hood. Peterson, who had just gotten home,
put away the just-opened bottle of wine and
went to work. The task was daunting for
about 10 minutes, he said, but he and his
team focused, called in contacts with state
agencies and began figuring out how to make
the neighborhood safe and eventually ready
for rebuilding. The department had some
cleanup experience in the past with a
Redwood City lagoon and three landfills but
nothing was quite like San Bruno.
Unlike other county departments that may
focus primarily on the unincorporated areas,
Environmental Health crosses boundaries in
large part because individual cities do not
have their own divisions. That is part of why
the department took the lead on funding the
plastic bag environmental impact review for
the county’s cities plus a few in Santa Clara
The next widespread environmental chal-
lenge he sees is cigarette butts.
Now, more than 25 years after that San
Mateo County job posting, Peterson is pack-
ing up his office and looking forward to his
next challenges. But first there are still a few
things on his to-do list like tweaking the
county’s existing massage ordinance and
getting cities to sign off on an agreement for
a new animal shelter.
His interest is also still piqued by news of
environmental health challenges like the
recent water contamination in West Virginia.
The first thought is thank goodness that did-
n’t happen here, he said. Then comes the
wondering of how his department would han-
dle it if it did. Then lastly, questions of how
to prevent it from even occurring by making
sure policy is in place and routine inspec-
tions are completed.
“It’s a reminder that what we do every day
makes a difference,” he said.
Continued from page 1
passed legislation cutting 5 percent from
the $80 billion-a-year program. The House
bill also would have allowed states to
implement broad new work requirements
for food stamp recipients. That has been
scaled back to a test program in 10 states.
The Democratic-led Senate had twice
passed a bill with only $400 million in
annual food stamp cuts, and had signaled it
would not go much higher. The White
House had threatened to veto the House
level of food stamp cuts.
The final bill released Monday would
cost almost $100 billion a year over five
years, with a cut of around $2.3 billion a
year overall from current spending.
Committee aides said they were still wait-
ing for final numbers from the
Congressional Budget Office to assess
exactly how much the bill would cost.
Republican House leaders said they
would support the deal. After wavering for
several years, the GOP leaders were seek-
ing to put the long-stalled bill behind
them and build on the success of a biparti-
san budget passed earlier this month.
Leaders in both parties also were hoping to
bolster rural candidates in this year’s
midterm elections.
Still unclear, though, was how
Republicans would get the votes they
needed to pass the final bill on the
House floor. The full House rejected an
earlier version of the farm bill in June
after conservative Republicans said cuts
to food stamps weren’t high enough —
and that bill had more than two times
the cuts than those in the compromise
bill announced Monday.
Some of those conservatives were cer-
tain to oppose the lower cuts to food
stamps, along with many of the farm sub-
sidies the bill offered.
While many liberal Democrats were
expected to vote against the legislation,
saying the food stamp cuts were too high,
Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., chairman of
the House Agriculture Committee, and his
Senate counterpart, Sen. Debbie Stabenow,
D-Mich., have attempted a balanced bill to
attract votes from the more moderate wings
of both parties. They have touted the bill’s
overall savings and the elimination of a $5
billion-a-year farm subsidy called direct
payments, which are now paid to farmers
whether they farm or not.
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WASHINGTON — Memo to the
White House: The website may be
fixed, but President Barack Obama’s
new health insurance markets have
yet to win over most consumers.
Negative perceptions of the health
care rollout have eased, a new
Associated Press-GfK poll finds. But
overall, two-thirds of Americans say
things still aren’t going well.
Of those who’ve tried to sign up, or
who live with someone who has, 71
percent have encountered problems.
But the share reporting success
jumped to 40 percent from a meager
24 percent in December.
“Everything is not perfect; it takes
time to work out the glitches,” said
Carol Lyles, a homecare provider
from Los Angeles who was able to get
coverage as a result of the law. “If
done right, I believe it will provide
the services that are needed.”
The poll comes with about 60 days
left in open enrollment season. The
administration is playing catch-up to
meet its goal of signing up 7 million
people in new insurance exchanges
that offer subsidized private coverage
to middle-class households. So far,
the markets have attracted an older
crowd that tends to be more costly to
cover. Younger people in the coveted
18-34 age group are still mainly on
the sidelines.
While the poll did not find a turn-
around for “Obamacare,” the trend
offers some comfort for supporters of
the health care law.
In December, 76 percent of adults
had said the opening of the new mar-
kets was not going well. Such nega-
tive perceptions have now fallen 10
points to 66 percent.
Still, rave reviews remain rare.
Only 4 percent said things were
going extremely or very well, while
another 17 percent said things were
going somewhat well.
Compare that to 38 percent who
said the rollout had gone not at all
well. Another 28 percent said things
were not going too well. Add those
together and it makes up two-thirds
of the public.
“People were locked out of the sys-
tem,” said Karyle Knowles, a restau-
rant server from San Antonio. “They
weren’t able to access what they
should have, which only added to the
The White House had hoped to
bring the ease of online shopping to
the daunting process of buying
health insurance. Instead, the federal
website serving 26 states froze up
when it was launched Oct. 1. Some of
the 14 states running their own sites
also encountered problems. It took
the better part of two months to
straighten out the issues with the fed-
eral exchange.
The administration reported Friday
that 3 million people have now
signed up for private coverage
through federal and state markets, and
another 6.3 million have been
deemed eligible for Medicaid cover-
age. It’s not clear how many of those
were previously uninsured.
According to the poll, many web-
site users have had a frustrating expe-
rience. Among those who’ve tried to
sign up, just 8 percent say it worked
well, 29 percent somewhat well, 53
percent not well.
The public’s take on the law itself
is stable, with 27 percent saying
they back it, 42 percent opposed and
30 percent neutral. Those figures are
unchanged since December.
People who have tried to sign up
are more positive than the overall
public — 46 percent say they back
the law, 31 percent oppose it.
But among the uninsured generally,
there’s a more even divide, with 30
percent saying they support the law
while 33 percent oppose it.
The major elements of the health
care law took effect with the new
year. Virtually all Americans are now
required to get covered or risk fines.
Insurers can no longer turn away peo-
ple with health problems. And the
exchanges are open for business.
Poll: Negative view of health rollout eases
By Larry Neumeister
NEWYORK — The top executive of
a New York City-based Bitcoin compa-
ny and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger
have been charged with conspiring to
commit money laundering by selling
more than $1 million in Bitcoins to
users of the black market website Silk
Road, authorities said Monday.
Charlie Shrem, 24, the chief execu-
tive officer of BitInstant and vice
chairman of a foundation that pro-
motes the Bitcoin currency system,
was arrested Sunday at New York’s
Kennedy Airport, and Robert Faiella
was arrested Monday at his Cape
Coral, Fla., residence, prosecutors
Faiella and Shrem conspired to sell
more than $1 million in Bitcoins to
criminals who wanted to sell narcotics
on Silk Road between December 2011
and October, U.S. Attorney Preet
Bharara said in a release.
“Truly innovative business models
don’t need to resort to old-fashioned
law-breaking, and when Bitcoins, like
any traditional currency, are laundered
and used to fuel criminal activity, law
enforcement has no choice but to act,”
Bharara said.
Over the objection of prosecutors,
U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry B.
Pitman allowed Shrem to be released
on bail, though he required him to sub-
mit to electronic monitoring and live
with his parents in Brooklyn.
Two Bitcoin operators charged in illicit drug site bust
A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the
HealthCare.gov website.
Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Meals on Wheels. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30
a.m. Little House Cafe, 800 Middle
Ave., Menlo Park. Minimum six-
month commitment expected. For
more information call 322-0129.
Pantry Makeover: 30 Minute
Healthy Eating Tour. 10 a.m. Whole
Foods Market, 1010 Park Place, San
Mateo. Participants will be automati-
cally 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.dairyfreeg-
Dig It Teen Video Workshop:
Filming. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library,
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. This continues the teen
film workshop series and teaches
students how to use cameras. Ages
12 to 19. For more information about
renting equipment contact con-
An evening with author Stefania
Shaffer. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont.
Shaffer will discuss her second book,
‘9 Realities of Caring for an Elderly
Parent: A Love Story of a Different
Kind.’ Refreshments and a book sign-
ing will follow. For more information
contact conrad@smcl.org.
Free Tax Preparation. 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Samaritan House, 4031 Pacific
Blvd., San Mateo. To make an
appointment or for more informa-
tion call 523-0804.
Different Dementias: Descriptions
and Diagnosis. 11 a.m. Silverado
Memory Care, 1301 Ralston Ave.,
Belmont. For more information and
to RSVP call 654-9700.
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 infor-
mation contact Mike Foor at
Sims Metal Management public
town hall meeting. 6:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room at the Fair Oaks
Community Center, 2600 Middlefield
Road, Redwood City. There will be an
overview of SMM recycling activities
and an update on the recent fires at
the Redwood City facility. Light
refreshments will be served.
Registration not required. For more
information contact Jill Rodby at
jill.rodby@simsmm.com or call (510)
Will Russ Jr. and the Force of Will
Band Host 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 rwcblues-
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Where is God When Life Turns
Tough? 7 p.m. Bethany Lutheran
Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Free. Includes complimentary snacks
and beverages. For more informa-
tion contact Angelina Ortiz at
CSM Painting Class Exhibition.
Noon to 4 p.m. Twin Pines Art Center
Manor House, 10 Twin Pines Lane,
Belmont. Through Jan. 31. For more
information call the Twin Pines
Manor House at 654-4068.
SAFER Bay Project Briefing. 6:30
p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Menlo Park Library,
downstairs meeting room, 800 Alma
St., Menlo Park. Len Materman will
speak. Free. For more information
call 839-8647.
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Where is God When Life Turns
Tough? 9:15 a.m. Bethany Lutheran
Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Free. Includes complimentary snacks
and beverages. For more informa-
tion contact Angelina Ortiz at
Exhibit Opening: Salute to
Sequoia Yacht Club. 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. San Mateo County History
Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood
City. A new photographic exhibit
entitled ‘Salute to the Sequoia Yacht
Club’ will be on display within the
museum’s historic rotunda. Museum
open every day except Mondays. $5
for adults, $3 for children and sen-
iors, free for children under 5. For
more information call 299-0104.
CSM Painting Class Exhibition.
Noon to 4 p.m. Twin Pines Art Center
Manor House, 10 Twin Pines Lane,
Belmont. Through Jan. 31. For more
information call the Twin Pines
Manor House at 654-4068.
Words for Worms: Teen Book Club.
3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. This
is a different kind of book club for
teens who read awesome books,
plays, graphic novels and poetry.
Refreshments provided. Pick up a
copy of our first play, ‘Angels in
America,’ at the front desk. For ages
12 to 19. For more information con-
tact conrad@smcl.org.
National Croissant Day. 5 p.m. to 7
p.m. Sofitel San Francisco Bay, 223
Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City.
The Bay Area community is invited
to join Sofitel San Francisco Bay for a
croissant-themed reception which
will include a tasting and baking
demonstration. Free; parking valida-
tion is available. For more informa-
tion go to
gs or call 508-7126.
Jewish Social Justice at a Time of
Crisis and Opportunity. 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd.,
Foster City. Guest Scholar-in-
Residence Rabbi David Saperstein
will discuss how the Jewish impera-
tive for justice should be applied to
contemporary issues. Free. For more
information go to
Poetry Reading by Casey
FitzSimons. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Kaffeehaus, 92 E. Third Ave., San
Mateo. Her work has appeared in a
number of journals, among them
Astropoetica, flashquake, Fresh Hot
Bread and the Sand Hill Review. Free.
For more information call 571-8975.
Career Program —How to Build a
Nontraditional Career Path for
Phase2Careers. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Downtown Library Community
Room, 1044 Middlefield Road,
Redwood City. For more information
email ronvisconti@sbcglobal.net.
Hillbarn Theatre Presents ‘The
Grapes of Wrath.’ Hillbarn Theatre,
1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City.
Through Feb. 9. 8 p.m. on Thursdays,
Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on
Sundays. $23-$38. For more informa-
tion call 349-6411.
‘Rx’ by Kate Fodor opens Dragon
Theatre’s 2014 Main Stage
Season. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120
Broadway, Redwood City. The pro-
duction is rated R. Shows runs
through Feb. 9. $30 tickets. For more
information go to http://dragonpro-
San Mateo High School
Performing Arts Presents HAIR-
SPRAY. San Mateo Performing Arts
Center, 600 N. Delaware St., San
Mateo. $5. Runs through Feb. 9. For
more information call 558-2375.
Free Tax Preparation. 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Samaritan House, 4031 Pacific
Blvd., San Mateo. To make an
appointment or for more informa-
tion call 523-0804.
CSM Painting Class Exhibition.
Noon to 4 p.m. Twin Pines Art Center
Manor House, 10 Twin Pines Lane,
Belmont. Through Jan. 31. For more
information call the Twin Pines
Manor House at 654-4068.
Twin Pines Senior and Community
Center Opening Gala. 1:30 p.m. 20
Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. There will
be tours of the new building and
music provided by The Magnolia
Jazz Band. Free. For more informa-
tion or to RSVP call 595-7444.
Grand opening and ribbon cut-
ting of Candy Talk. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
445 San Mateo Ave., San Bruno. Free.
January Beer Friday at Devil’s
Canyon. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. 935
Washington St., San Carlos. Free. For
more information contact joe@dev-
Many Dances. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Senior Center,
1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City.
$5. For more information call 747-
Hillbarn Theatre Presents ‘The
Grapes of Wrath.’ Hillbarn Theatre,
1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City.
Through Feb. 9. 8 p.m. on Thursdays,
Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on
Sundays. $23-$38. For more informa-
tion call 349-6411.
‘The Mikado’ by Gilbert & Sullivan.
8 p.m. Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471
Lagunita Drive, Stanford. This is a
Stanford Savoyards production.
Shows run two and a half hours in
length. Tickets range from $10 to
$20. For more information and to
purchase tickets go to http://savo-
‘Rx’ by Kate Fodor opens Dragon
Theatre’s 2014 Main Stage
Season. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120
Broadway, Redwood City. The pro-
duction is rated R. Shows runs
through Feb. 9. $30 tickets. For more
information go to http://dragonpro-
‘Quality of Life’ by Jane Anderson.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at
8 p.m, and Sundays at 2 p.m. through
Feb. 23. Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220
Pear Ave., Mountain View. $10-$35.
For more information call 254-1148.
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get from that intersection warrant
what’s in the best interests of the citi-
zens’ safety.”
Perez wants the City Council to dis-
cuss additional pedestrian and bicycle
safety measures and has the support of
former mayor Pam Frisella and residents
who have contacted him after Friday’s
At 6:49 a.m. Friday, the girl was walk-
ing in the crosswalk of Port Royal
Avenue and Edgewater Boulevard when
she was struck and seriously injured by a
woman driving a BMW, according to
Foster City police Capt. Joe Pierucci.
As of Monday, the girl was still in the
intensive care unit at Stanford Medical
Center with significant injuries but is
expected to survive, Pierucci said.
Perez and Frisella live a few blocks
from the site of the accident and the dan-
gers of this intersection have troubled
them for years.
There are guidelines and equations used
to gauge the appropriateness of a stop
sign or signal light in a particular loca-
tion. Speed limits, vehicle and pedestri-
an traffic rates and other factors are con-
sidered, Frisella said. Those guidelines
had previously prevented the install-
ment of safety devices along Edgewater
Boulevard, but accidents such as this
highlight the need for officials to focus
on safety and not codes, Frisella said.
“It should be all about safety, not
about what the law says … but I think
we should forget those laws, forget
those codes,” Frisella said.
It’s odd that the busier Edgewater
Boulevard doesn’t have a stop sign
while Port Royal Avenue does, Perez
“The road with the least amount of
traffic, the least amount of cars has a
stop sign. While the road with the most
cars and a 40 mph speed limit has no
stop signs,” Perez said.
He crosses the intersection daily and a
gymnastics facility, martial arts school,
tutoring centers, a children’s hair salon,
a church and Foster City Elementary
School are all nearby, Perez said. The
city has attempted to improve safety on
Edgewater Boulevard, but it hasn’t been
enough, Perez said.
“It’s a crosswalk that has ‘slow down’
painted, it’s got a watch for pedestrian
sign and that’s not slowing people
down,” Perez said. “At what point do we
decide it’s an important enough issue for
us? At what point are we going to deal
with this?”
It’s unfortunate that tragic accidents
enticed action in this case and in previ-
ous ones, Frisella said.
Afew years ago, citizens asked for a
stop sign at Beach Park and Foster City
boulevards but it wasn’t until a car
struck a child on a bicycle that one was
finally installed, Frisella said.
Police have conducted sting opera-
tions, posing as pedestrians and writing
tickets in an attempt to deter drivers
from failing to adhere to pedestrians in
the crosswalk. Perez said he also seen
one driver stop to let a pedestrian pass
while another in the next lane nearly
struck the pedestrian, Perez said.
Mayor Charlie Bronitsky said he
expects the issue will be placed on a
future council agenda for discussion.
Although he would not comment on the
issue of street safety, Bronitsky wrote
in an email he believes “the council
always has and I believe will always
place the highest value on the safety of
people in Foster City.”
Collision rates in the city decreased
by about 10 percent in 2013 and, of the
39 injury collisions, only four involved
pedestrians, Pierucci said. Both drivers
and pedestrians need to be hyper cog-
nizant of their surroundings, Pierucci
“We can never assume that a driver
sees a pedestrian. It’s indicative that
there be some sort of eye contact before
we step out in a roadway, especially dur-
ing early morning hours and late at
night,” Pierucci said.
Pedestrians can have a false sense of
security that they have the right of way
when in a crosswalk, but unfortunately
that’s not always the case. Whether
someone is driving, walking or biking,
people should remember their actions
have effects, Frisella said.
“I’m angry. I’m not angry at our
police department or our planning
department, I’m angry that people are
just not paying attention. I’m angry
that people will not take personal
responsibility for human beings,
including themselves,” Frisella said.
Both pedestrians and drivers need to
protect themselves and abide by laws,
Perez said.
“I don’t underestimate the importance
of personal responsibility on both the
behalf of pedestrians and motorists.
However … the ultimate responsibility
lies with the motorist to be cognizant of
the traffic situation,” Perez said.
The investigation is still ongoing so
city officials would not comment on
case specifics. But Perez believes there
was inattentiveness on at least one, if
not both, parties.
Whether people are distracted, com-
muting during poor vision conditions
or simply just failing to abide by the
law, the council and city need to do
everything they can to protect citizens’
welfare on the road, Perez said.
“I’ve heard enough from the traffic
committee on this issue, I believe this
is a matter for the council,” Perez said.
“In cases of public safety, I tend to defer
to more restrictive then less restrictive.
We’re talking about lives and personal
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birthday and returned from a trip to
Kosovo and I told my wife I was trying
to figure out what to do when I grew
up,” he said. “While Bell may be
extreme, it’s not unique. …It was com-
pletely foreign to me in my career in
city government though.”
In 2011, he was asked to assist with
recovering Bell, which had been com-
pletely dismantled by the former gov-
ernment. The city had controlled all
activities and manipulated and man-
aged elections.
“Stealing money was the least dam-
aging thing they did,” Croce said.
“They did a systematic dismantling of
the civic system and there was no way
for people to get access to city govern-
ment. There were no more committees
and there was an absence of traditional
service groups; there was no Little
League or AYSO.”
He noted city officials kept an air of
poverty to hide the corruption. City
employees were encouraged not to
dress very nicely.
“The carpet (at City Hall) had not
been cleaned in 15 years,” he said.
“That’s not a metaphor. ”
Left in the wake of the scandal were
citizens unused to process, Croce had a
difficult job in transitioning the city
and building a foundation for the gov-
ernment. When he came to the city,
there were many vacant positions,
which needed to be filled including
chief of police and community devel-
opment director positions.
“They had developed a cult-like envi-
ronment,” he said. “They had a charis-
matic leader who took care of you if you
worked for the city. … Some staff told
me, ‘many of us wept when Mr. Rizzo
was arrested because we couldn’t imag-
ine such a good man would do some-
thing like this.’”
But, as things unraveled, they felt
betrayed. Rizzo’s crimes themselves
unraveled with hubris and miscalcula-
tion, Croce said. Rizzo was about to
retire within a year, he said.
“The fun part of the job was that I got
to assemble a dream team of interim
department heads to get Bell back on
track,” he said. “We brought the com-
munity in to do civic training, devel-
oped job descriptions, recruited city
managers, came up with new contracts
and lowered outrageous property tax
assessment rates.”
There was quite a bit of community
engagement and education, he said.
Sky-high building permit fees were
lowered and other changes were made.
“A lot of progress was made,” he
said. “They’re still getting over the
hangover of audits and lawsuits. … It
was the only city I was aware of that
used armed police officers to come pay
for business licenses. They
have a long way to go; it is a
divided community. ”
The first election since the
revolution, as Croce calls it,
took place in March 2013.
“Most cities are worried
about the future, but in Bell,
divisions fall on how do we
reconcile and deal with the
past,” he said. “It really was a
fascinating experience, but
I’m sorry the citizens of Bell
had to go through what they
Now, Croce is the execu-
tive director of Peninsula
Family Service, a nonprofit
that provides skills and
resources for children, fami-
lies and older adults in San
Mateo and Santa Clara coun-
“It’s great to be back in the
San Mateo community,
working for a nonprofit with
a rich history of helping
families along the
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13 McClurg or Brickell
14 Annapolis inst.
15 Fleur-de- —
16 Driftwood bringer
17 Cousin’s mother
18 Muezzin’s temple
20 Potter’s oven
22 Go sightseeing
23 Far East nanny
25 Future resident
29 Wire gauge
31 Chenille item
34 Try to win over
35 Digestive juice
36 Mongol dwelling
37 Add- — (extras)
38 Fjord port
39 Period
40 Impose taxes
42 Air pollution
44 Fish in cans
47 Cote sounds
49 Kick in
51 Shaker filler
53 Dry as dust
55 Tie recipient, often
56 — fixe
57 Bird part
58 Novelist — Levin
59 USA rival, once
60 All ears
61 Tire support
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3 Artist’s plaster
4 Give back
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6 Give help
7 Smell really bad
8 Misgiving
9 Devastating waves
10 Wayfarer’s refuge
11 Vanna’s co-host
19 Hushed
21 Woosnam of golf
24 Ant home
26 Low cards
27 Untold centuries
28 Pink wine
30 Sign before Virgo
31 Deli bread
32 Belonging to us
33 Prickly shrubs
35 Petty officer
40 Khan of note
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45 Zenith opposite
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48 Cut, as logs
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opportunities will be dubious and unlikely to yield
results. Be scrupulous about whom to trust with your
hard-earned cash. Don’t be easygoing about lending
money to other people.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — It may be a challenge
to relate to your partner right now. Listen carefully to
his or her concerns, but avoid voicing your opinions.
You can’t win today, so it’s best to keep to yourself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Investing in property
will be your best bet. Make the effort to examine your
options carefully. Consider joint ventures. Women in
your life may present you with opportunities.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Romantic opportunities
can develop while traveling for business or attending
a talk. You can complete contracts or formulate new
agreements that will lead to prosperity.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — You can improve your
financial situation through carefully considered
investments or handling other people’s money. Secret
goings-on may lead you down an undignified path.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — You may see a return
on past investments now. You will cherish the
company of children if you choose to engage with
them intelligently. Self-improvement projects will
have a beneficial outcome.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — You will be most
ef ficient if you can work from home today. Catch
up on any housework or other chores you have
been avoiding lately.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — You must take full
advantage of any opportunity to travel. Keep
your personal life to yourself for the time being.
Correspondence is unlikely to reach you on time today.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — You will likely feel
extravagant. Your lover may end up costing you
today. Avoid lending money or possessions to female
friends. Concentrate on your work.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — You should make time
to discuss the future with your partner. Short trips
or outings will help to ease your communication. You
may overreact to personal issues today.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Being evasive or
avoidant will backfire on you today. Now is the time to
come clean and hope for the best. If you are imprecise
in your communication, you will be misinterpreted.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Someone may try
to undermine you today. Be clear and direct when
talking to superiors or colleagues. Don’t leave any
room for misunderstandings.
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203 Public Notices
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 10/14/13.
/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).
15 N. Ellsworth Avenue, Ste. 201
San Mateo, CA 94401
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203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 525809
Monelle Palencia
Petitioner, Monelle Palencia filed a peti-
tion with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
Present name: Monelle Palencia
Propsed Name: Monelle Palencia Abaya
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 February 4,
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: 01/06/ 2014
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 12/30/2013
(Published, 01/14/14, 01/21/2014,
01/25/2014, 02/04/2014)
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
/s/ Ray C. 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).
The following person is doing business
as: Dance Away, 105 Cresent Avenue,
South San Francisco, CA 94080 is here-
by registered by the following owner: Al-
vin Zachariak, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Indivdual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness 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).
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).
203 Public Notices
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).
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).
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).
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).
The following person is doing business
as: Striker Auto Works and Towing, 830
94063 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owners: Aleksey D. Shamilov, 181B
W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94403
and Igor Finkel, 1802 Plumeria Ct.,
Pleaston, CA 94566. The business is
conducted by a General Parthnership.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on 01/01/14.
/s/ Aleksey D. Shamilov/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/07/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/14/14, 01/21/14, 01/28/14, 02/04/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Clay Oven Cuisine of India, 78 E. 3rd
Ave., SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Swar-
an Singh 3948 Ortega St., San Francis-
co, CA 94121. The business is conduct-
ed by an individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on .
/s/ Swaran Singh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/14/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/21/14, 01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Gold Angel Cleaning, 7 Delmar Ct.,
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Cindy
P. Lagos, same address. The business is
conducted by an individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on .
/s/ Cindy P. Lagos /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/09/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/21/14, 01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Lebon Transportation Services, 1499
Bayshore Hwy, Ste. 136, BURLINGAME,
CA 94010 is hereby registered by the fol-
lowing owner: Bon Aralu, Inc., CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on .
/s/ Bon Aralu /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/17/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/21/14, 01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Academetrix, 316 N. El Camino Re-
al,#211, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Marcus Lee, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on.
/s/ Marcus Lee /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/16/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Mozo’s Antique Search and Rescue,
161 South Blvd., SAN MATEO, CA
94402 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Maureen Munroe, 157 South
Blvd., SAN MATEO, CA 94402. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on 07/01/2013.
/s/ Maureen Munroe /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
The following person is doing business
as: HP Properties, 1325 Howard Ave.,
#133, BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is here-
by registered by the following owner:
Hope Pilch, 1325 Howard Ave., #133,
BURLINGAME, CA 94010. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 12/01/2013.
/s/ Marcus Lee /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/22/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Plasma Technology Systems, 276
Harbor Blvd., BELMONT, CA 94002 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
4th State, Inc., CA. The business is con-
ducted by a Corporation. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on January 1, 2014.
/s/ Andy Stecher /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/22/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Glamour Hair & Nails, 560 S. Norfolk
St., SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Ngo
Kevin Dienxuan 2271 W. Middlefield Rd.,
Mountain View, CA 94043. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Ngo Kevin Dienxuan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/17/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Lassahn Construction, 675 Mariners
Island Blvd., Ste. 108, SAN MATEO, CA
94404 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Guenther Lassahn, 1536 La
Mesa Dr., Burlingame, CA 94010. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on 12/11/2014.
/s/ Guenther Lassahn /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/22/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/28/14, 02/04/14, 02/11/14, 02/18/14).
210 Lost & Found
FOUND: RING Silver color ring found
on 1/7/2014 in Burlingame. Parking Lot
M (next to Dethrone). Brand inscribed.
Gary @ (650)347-2301
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST 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
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
REWARD!! LOST DOG - 15LB All White
Dog, needs meds, in the area of Oaknoll
RWC on 3/23/13, (650)400-1175
210 Lost & Found
295 Art
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
ART: 5 prints, nude figures, 14” x 18”,
signed Andrea Medina, 1980s. $40/all.
POSTER, LINCOLN, advertising Honest
Ale, old stock, green and black color.
$15. (650)348-5169
296 Appliances
new! (650)430-6556
chased Sept 2013. Paid $475. Will sell
for $300. Excellent condition. Call 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-
PREMIER GAS stove. $285. As new!
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
SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse
power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
fice or studio apartment . Good condition
$40.00 SOLD
Good condition, clean, white.. $250.
SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, ex-
cellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038
296 Appliances
THERMADOR WHITE glass gas cook-
top. 36 inch Good working condition.
$95. 650-322-9598
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 SOLD!
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
19 TOTAL (15 different) UN postage-
stamp souvenir cards, $70 catalog value,
$5, (650)-366-1013.
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
255 US used postage-stamp blocks &
strips (1300 stamps) and more, mounted,
$20, (650)-366-1013.
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-
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23”, $50. OBO,
BOX OF 2000 Sports Cards, 1997-2004
years, $20 (650)592-2648
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
mark picture Gallery First Day of issue
1960. Limited edition $85.
FRANKLIN MINT Thimble collection with
display rack. $55. 650-291-4779
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
TATTOO ARTIST - Norman Rockwell
figurine, limited addition, $90.,
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
TRIPOD - Professional Quality used in
1930’s Hollywood, $99, obo
UNIQUE, FRAMED to display, original
Nevada slot machine glass plate. One of
a kind. $50. 650-762-6048
299 Computers
1982 TEXAS Instruments TI-99/4A com-
puter, new condition, complete accesso-
ries, original box. $99. (650)676-0974
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300 Toys
14 HOTWHEELS - Redline, 32
Ford/Mustang/Corv. $90 all (650)365-
‘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
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.
14” x 21”, carved top, $45.,
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL floor lamp, marble
table top. Good condition. $90. Call
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL table lamps, (2),
shades need to be redone. Free. Call
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18” high, $70
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
rust on legs, rust free drum and ringer.
$45/obo, (650)574-4439
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-
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
303 Electronics
27” SONY TRINITRON TV - great condi-
tion, rarely used, includes remote, not flat
screen, $65., (650)357-7484
30" SHARP T.V. w/ remote - $65.
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
BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition
Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95.,
BLACKBERRY PHONE good condition
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
DVD PLAYER, $25. Call (650)558-0206
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
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
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
with remote. Good condition, $20
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
VANDERSTEEN speakers, pair, model
2, 15" x 36", Denon tuner, cassette deck
$50 (650)726-6429
304 Furniture
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
304 Furniture
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
banker’s rack. Beautiful style; for plants
flowers sculptures $70 (415)585-3622
BBQ GRILL, Ducane, propane $90
BRASS DAYBED - Beautiful, $99.,
CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
CHINA CABINET, 53” x “78” wooden
with glass. Good shape. $120 obo.
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.
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 SOLD
DISPLAY CABINET 72”x 21” x39 1/2”
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
DRESSER - Five Drawer - $30.
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
END TABLE, medium large, with marble
top. and drawer. $60 or best offer,
EZ CHAIR, large, $15. Call (650)558-
FLAT TOP DESK, $35.. Call (650)558-
I-JOY MASSAGE chair, exc condition
$95 (650)591-4927
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
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
AGE unit - Cherry veneer, white lami-
nate, $75., (650)888-0039
NATURAL WOOD table 8' by 4' $99
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
RETAIL $130 OBO (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
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
wood, see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 in-
ches. (650)592-2648.
RECLINER CHAIR very comfortable
coast $600.00 sacrifice $80.00 SOLD
RECLINING CHAIR (Dark Green) - $55.
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
ROCKING CHAIR Great condition,
1970’s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
ROCKING CHAIR w/wood carving, arm-
rest, rollers, swivels $99, (650)592-2648
304 Furniture
SEWING TABLE, folding, $20. Call
SHELVING UNIT from IKEA interior
metal, glass nice condition $50/obo.
SMALL VANITY chair with stool and mir-
ror $99. (650)622-6695
SOFA 7-1/2' $25 SOLD!
SOFA PASTEL color excellent
condition $99 (650)701-1892
SOFA- FABRIC, beige w/ green stripes
(excellent cond.) - $95. (650)333-5353
SOLID WOOD oak desk $50 (650)622-
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
T.V. STAND- Excellent Condition - $35.
TABLE 4X4X4. Painted top $40
TEA / UTILITY CART, $15. (650)573-
7035, (650)504-6057
TEACART - Wooden, $60. obo,
TEAK CABINET 28"x32", used for ster-
eo equipment $25. (650)726-6429
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. SOLD.
TWIN BED including frame good condi-
tion $45.00 SOLD
VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches
W still in box $45., (408)249-3858
WALL CLOCK - 31 day windup, 26 “
long, $99 (650)592-2648
WALNUT CHEST, small (4 drawer with
upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429
WHITE 5 Drawer dresser.Excellent con-
dition. Moving. Must sell $90.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
WHITE METAL daybed $40. 650-726-
WICKER DRESSER, white, 3 drawers,
exc condition 31 width 32 height 21.5
depth $35 (650)591-4927
WOOD - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x
17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311
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
BBQ, WEBER, GoAnywhere, unused,
plated steel grates, portable, rust resist-
ant, w/charcoal, $50. (650)578-9208
(Asian) - $35 (650)348-6955
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
COOKING POTS (3) stainless steel
21/2 gal., 4 gal., 5 gal. - $10 all
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
GAS STOVE - Roper, Oven w 4 Burners,
good condition $95 SOLD!
HOUSE HEATER Excellent condition.
Works great. Must sell. $30.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
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
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
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,
PRO DIVER Invicta Watch. Brand new in
box, $60. (650)290-0689
308 Tools
13" SCROLL saw $ 40. (650)573-5269
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CEMENT/ CONCRETE hand mixing box
Like New, metal $25 SOLD!
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
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
308 Tools
CRAFTSMAN 1/2" drill press $40.50.
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6" bench grinder $40.
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN BELT & disc sander $99.
CRAFTSMAN10" TABLE saw & stand,
$99. (650)573-5269
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
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
sors, bade, sdriver file $10 650-595-3933
309 Office Equipment
DESK - 7 drawer wood desk, 5X2X2.5'
$25., (650)726-9658
PANASONIC FAX machine, works
great, $20. (650-578-9045)
310 Misc. For Sale
1 PAIR of matching outdoor planting pots
$20., SOLD!
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
PH Balance water, anti-oxident proper-
ties, new, $100., (650)619-9203.
pane, different sizes, $10. each,
lining. (great toy box) $99.,
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
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-
ARTS & CRAFTS variety, $50
ATT 2WIRE Router, working condition,
for Ethernet, wireless, DSL, Internet.
$10.00 (650)578-9208
BATH TOWELS(3) - 1 never used(
26"x49") aqua - $15 each (650)574-3229
new, $20., (415)410-5937
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.00
crystal bowl. For entre, fruit, or dessert
$20 (415)585-3622
immaculate, 2 each: Pillow covers,
shams, 1 spread/cover, washable $25.00
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
DOWN PILLOW; Fully Stuffed, sterilized,
allergy-free ticking. Mint Condition $25
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 OMELET Maker quesadillas
& sandwich too $9 650-595-3933
good condition, needs ribbon (type
needed attached) $35 San Bruno
condition $50., (650)878-9542
used, $45. obo, (650)832-1392
FULL SIZE quilted Flowerly print green &
print $25 SOLD!
used $8., (408)249-3858
GOURMET SET for cooking on your ta-
ble. European style. $15 (650)644-9027
glass in front and sides (650)355-2996
Current authors, $2. each (10),
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
HUMAN HAIR Wigs, (4) Black hair, $90
all (650)624-9880
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
310 Misc. For Sale
IGLOO COOLER - 3 gallon beverage
cooler, new, still in box, $15.,
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
$30. (650)726-1037
LAMPSHADE - Shantung, bell shaped,
off white, 9” tall, 11” diameter, great con-
dition, $7, (650)347-5104
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
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
Cheese Tote - new black $45
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
OBLONG SECURITY mirror 24" by 15"
$75 (650)341-7079
33" wide x 20 inches deep. 64.5 " high.
$70.00 SOLD!
OVAL MIRROR $10 (650)766-4858
PET CARRIER Excellent Condition Very
Clean Size small "Petaire" Brand
$50.00 SOLD!
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15” boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
PRINCESS PLANT 6' tall in bloom pot-
ted $15 SOLD!
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
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
pack, warranty only $5 (650)595-3933
SET OF 11 Thomas registers 1976 mint
condition $25 (415)346-6038
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.
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
TRAVIS MCGEE (Wikipedia) best mys-
teries 18 classic paperbacks for $25.
Steve (650) 518-6614
TWIN BEDDING: 2 White Spreads,
Dust-Ruffles, Shams. Pink Blanket,
Fit/flat sheets, pillows ALL $60 (650)375-
TWIN SIZE quilt Nautica, New. Yellow,
White, Black Trim “San Marino" pattern
$40 Firm SOLD!
VASE WITH flowers 2 piece good for the
Holidays, $25., (650) 867-2720
VINTAGE WHITE Punch Bowl/Serving
Bowl Set with 10 cups plus one extra
$35. (650)873-8167
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
WEST AFRICAN hand carved tribal
masks - $25 (650)348-6955
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
WICKER PICNIC basket, mint condition,
handles, light weight, pale tan color.
$10.00 (650)578-9208
WOMEN'S LADY Cougar gold iron set
set - $25. (650)348-6955
311 Musical Instruments
ACOUSTIC GUITAR no brand $65
cellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
VIOLIN $50 (650)622-6695
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40” high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
312 Pets & Animals
AQUARIUM,” MARINA Cool 10”, 2.65
gallons, new pump. $20. (650)591-1500
BAMBOO BIRD Cage - very intricate de-
sign - 21"x15"x16". $50 (650)341-6402
GECKO GLASS case 10 gal.with heat
pad, thermometer, Wheeled stand if
needed $20. (650)591-1500
PET TAXI, never used 20 by 14 by 15
inches, medium dog size $20. (650)591-
315 Wanted to Buy
You Get The
$ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
316 Clothes
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
reversible. Outer: weatherproof tan color.
Iner: Navy plush, elastic cuffs. $10
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
LADIES FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining,
size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
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
LEATHER JACKET, brown bomber, with
pockets.Sz XL, $88. (415)337-1690
LEATHER JACKETS (5) - used but not
abused. Like New, $100 each.
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
MINK JACKET faux, hip length, satin lin-
ing. Looks feels real. Perfect condition
$99 OBO 650-349-6969
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
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
WHITE LACE 1880’s reproduction dress
- size 6, $100., (650)873-8167
25 Tuesday • Jan. 28, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
1 Scale units: Abbr.
4 Does as told
9 Jazz singer
14 Pop-up path
15 Gold purity unit
16 Greeted the day
17 Resembling an
19 Some IRAs,
20 2002 Sandra
Bullock film
22 Like the articles
“a” and “an”:
23 Baseball Hall of
Famer Speaker
24 1981 Alan Alda
film, with “The”
31 Spread
35 Enjoy eagerly
36 Blue hue
37 TV host Philbin
40 Zip
41 They’re the littlest
in their litters
43 Peter and Paul,
but not Mary
45 1988 John
Cusack film
48 Deserve
49 “Don’t count your
chickens before
they hatch,” e.g.
54 1984 Molly
Ringwald film
59 Former
colony in China
60 Unwilling
61 Unifying idea
62 Storm drain
63 Fish eggs
64 Sharon of
“Cagney &
65 Toys that have
their ups and
66 Month after Feb.
1 “Chicago Hope”
Emmy winner
2 “Peanuts” family
3 New England
food fish
4 “Cow’s Skull with
Calico Roses”
painter Georgia
5 Bundle in a barn
6 “CHiPS” star
7 Gabs and gabs
8 Angioplasty
9 Word before arts
or law
10 Buttery bakery
11 Campus
recruiting org.
12 Arthur of tennis
13 Some MIT
18 Stockholm’s
country: Abbr.
21 Mined material
25 Sculling blade
26 Beehive State
27 Lear’s middle
28 Iridescent gem
29 Without a thing
30 Health resorts
31 Remove the rind
32 Kin of iso-
33 Hierarchy level
34 Trig finals, e.g.
38 Wall St. event
39 Trifling amount
42 Easter Island
44 Batting postures
46 G.I. ration
47 E, in Einstein’s
50 Banned bug
51 Clock radio
52 Salami selection
53 Fragrant
54 Political satirist
55 Slurpee
56 Fiddling emperor
57 Potter’s
58 Coupe or
59 Appt. calendar
By David Poole
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
316 Clothes
WINTER COAT, ladies european style
nubek leather, tan colored, green lapel &
hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129
317 Building Materials
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
BRAND NEW Millgard window + frame -
$85. (650)348-6955
PVC - 1”, 100 feet, 20 ft. lengths, $25.,
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 SOLD!
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.
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
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler $20.
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
318 Sports Equipment
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
REI 2 man tent $40 (650)552-9436
SALMON FISHING weights 21/2 pound
canon balls $25 (650)756-7878
SCHWINN 26" man's bike with balloon
tires $75 like new (650)355-2996
TAYLOR MADE 200, driver & Fairway
metals. 9 PC iron set $99 OBO. SOLD!
THULE BIKE RACK - Fits rectangular
load bars. Holds bike upright. $100.
VINTAGE ENGLISH ladies ice skates -
up to size 7-8, $40., (650)873-8167
WET SUIT - medium size, $95., call for
info (650)851-0878
WO 16 lb. Bowling Balls @ $25.00 each.
WOMAN'S BOWLING ball, 12 lbs, "Lin-
da", with size 7 shoes and bag, $15.
322 Garage Sales
Make money, make room!
List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
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whatever sale you have...
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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
LAWN MOWER – Solaris Electric Cord-
less 21” self propelled. Excellent work-
ing condition.$85. 650-593-1261
LAWNMOWER - American made, man-
ual/push, excellent condition, $50.,
$40. (650)355-2996
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
in leather case $25. (650)644-9027
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $99
345 Medical Equipment
port-a-potty, never used, $40., Walker,
$30., (650)832-1392
379 Open Houses
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
The San Mateo Daily Journal’s
weekly Real Estate Section.
Look for it
every Friday and Weekend
to find information on fine homes
and properties throughout
the local area.
Saturday, FEB 8th, 1pm-2pm
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440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedrooms, new carpets, new granite
counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered
carports, storage, pool, no pets.
REDWOOD CITY 1 bedroom apartment
$1350. month, $1000 deposit, close to
Downtown RWC, Absolutely no animals.
470 Rooms
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
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
SAN MATEO 1 furnished room available
in 3 bdrm house. $600/month, utilities in-
cluded. Ladies only. (650)799-5425
620 Automobiles
FLEETWOOD ‘93 $ 3,500/offer. Good
Condition (650)481-5296
620 Automobiles
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CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
VOLVO ‘85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
625 Classic Cars
FORD ‘63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
VOLVO ‘85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
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
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.
TOYOTA ‘05 TUNDRA, 4WD, Access
Cab, low mileage, $14,000. Call Joe,
635 Vans
‘67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
FORD WINDSTAR 2002 7-Pass, Prefer-
red Cust Pkg, , Pwr Windows, Hi Mile-
age, Eng Excel Cond. More Features.
$2250/obo (650)867-1122.
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
brackets and other parts, $35.,
670 Auto Service
Tires • Service • Smog checks
***** - yelp!
980 S Clarem’ont St San Mateo
704 N San Mateo Dr San Mateo
A Full Service Auto Repair
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
670 Auto Parts
5 HUBCAPS for 1966 Alfa Romeo $50.,
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
HONDA WHEELS with tires. Good
tread/ 14 in. 3 for $99 (415)999-4947
NEW BATTERY and alternator for a ‘96
Buick Century never used Both for $80
NEW, IN box, Ford Mustang aluminum
water pump & gasket, $60.00. Call
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
TIRE CHAIN cables $23. (650)766-4858
TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford,
never used, $100., (650)504-3621
672 Auto Stereos
We Sell, Install and
Repair All Brands of
Car Stereos
iPod & iPhone Wired
to Any Car for Music
Quieter Car Ride
Sound Proof Your Car
35 Years Experience
1823 El Camino
Redwood City
680 Autos Wanted
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Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
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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
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call or email for details
Contractor & Electrician
Kitchen, Bathroom, Additions
Design & Drafting Lowest Rate
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(650) 318-3993
New Construction, Remodeling,
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Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
Remodels • Framing
• Carpentry Stucco • Siding
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Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
for all your electrical needs
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electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
Commercial & Residential
New lawn &
sprinkler installation,
Trouble shooting and repair
Work done by the hour
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Free estimates
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Call for a
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Licensed. Bonded. Insured
(650) 593-3700
Showroom by appointment
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• Cleaning and Screening,
• Commercial and Residential
Power Washing
Free Estimates
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New Rain Gutters
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Repairs • Maintenance • Painting
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Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
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Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
“Specializing in Any Size Projects”
•Painting • Electrical
•Carpentry •Dry Rot
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Hardwood Floors
•Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
•High Quality @ Low Prices
Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
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Junk & Debris Clean Up
Furniture / Appliance / Disposal
Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo
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Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
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Toilets, Sinks, & Re-pipes
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Window Washing
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Lic: #OG 17832
est. 1979
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