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S.F.: Asiana
victim died
from crash
San Mateo County coroner
says citys report inaccurate
By Martha Mendoza
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Agirl thrown from a plane that crashed
at San Francisco International Airport
died before she was twice run over by re
trucks, according to a city-issued report
that contradicted a coroners nding that
the teen survived the crash and was killed
by the vehicles.
Instead, the city said in a report
obtained Wednesday that 16-year-old Ye
Meng Yuan died when she hit the ground after she was thrown
from the back of an Asiana jet that had its tail ripped off.
The conclusion was contained in a report the city led
Changes in works for
downtown Belmont
Council kick-starts study for new vibrant area
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Belmonts long-sought centralized downtown hub is tak-
ing a small step after the City Council instructed staff
Tuesday night to move forward with study recommendations
for the Belmont Village Zoning standards and voted to
apply for a $550,000 regional grant.
Plans to create a downtown include encouraging more
compact residences closer to downtown, creating a central-
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Millbraes Business Advisory Committee
is moving forward with plans for establish-
ing a district to help improve downtown and
other businesses in the city, but wants to
start with improving street cleanliness
rst.
At the end of last year, its viability as a
group was questioned by the City Council
and the committee itself expressed concerns
that it doesnt have the resources to make an
impact on Millbraes economy. These dis-
tricts, which need bond funds to function,
are revitalization tools for commercial
neighborhoods. They typically allow busi-
ness owners to approve an assessment that
would help pay for improvements such as
cleaning streets, providing security, mak-
ing capital improvements, construction of
pedestrian and streetscape enhancements
and marketing the area.
The district is in its embryonic stage, said
committee member Dan Rogers.
Were on the BID (business improve-
ment district) path, Rogers said. We will
discuss the benets of getting more control
in downtown and getting it cleaned up and
looking better. Were trying to come to the
most practical approach to accomplish a
majority vote to establish a BID. The num-
ber of good restaurants we have is really
incredible, the downtown just needs to get
cleaned up for starters with a power wash-
ing.
Meanwhile, committee Chair Harry
Aubright said the rst step is cleaning up
Millbrae group may work toward establishing business improvement district
SAMANTHA WEIGEL/DAILY JOURNAL
Pianist Laura Sullivan plays new age style music at her home studio in Belmont.
Robert
Foucrault
See ASIANA, Page 23
See BELMONT, Page 17
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
From a small farm town in Northern
California to the bright Los Angeles
stage lights, Belmont resident Laura
Sullivan couldnt be more appreciative
and enthusiastic after winning a
Grammy on Sunday for best new age
album.
It denitely takes a village to pro-
duce any kind of artistic endeavor,
Sullivan said. Im just so grateful,
thats been my overriding emotion.
It was the rst time shed entered to
win a coveted award and her seventh
record, Loves River, landed her as
the second female soloist to ever win
in the category, Sullivan said. As a
member of the Recording Academys
San Francisco chapter for 10 years,
shes developed a network of leg-
endary and talented musicians and
along with her friends, family and hus-
band Eric, shes received tremendous
backing throughout the process,
Sullivan said.
She composes her own music and,
between recording at home, where she
lives with Eric and their 6-year-old
daughter and working with renowned
producers in San Francisco and
Vermont, the award-winning album she
started in 2011 was fueled with signi-
cant support, Sullivan said.
As a modern and broad genre, new
age music is intrinsically meant to
help listeners unwind, Sullivan said.
Theres a lot of different styles
within new age. But one thread would
be peacefulness and relaxing,
Sullivan said.
She cherishes her daughter and is
inspired by the gratitude she feels from
being a parent, Sullivan said. Her
music comes freely and she often
begins playing before developing
written compositions and assigning
song titles, Sullivan said.
This is going to sound really new
A victorious composition
Belmont resident wins Grammy for best new age album
See MILLBRAE, Page 17
See GRAMMY, Page 23
Revitalizing downtown top priority for committee
Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 Vol XIII, Edition 142
Police: New Mexico woman
calls 911 to avoid ticket
ROSWELL, N.M. Authorities say
a New Mexico woman called in a fake
report of a gunman near a convenience
store to help a friend avoid a trafc
ticket over a taillight.
Roswell police say 22-year-old
Savana Jimenez called 911 Sunday
morning hoping the ofcer who pulled
over the car she was a passenger in
would get dispatched to the fake crime.
Authorities say Jimenez called 911
while the officer was checking her
friends information.
Police say Jimenez later admitted
making the entire story up so the of-
cer would rush to the fake scene.
Roswell police spokeswoman
Sabrina Morales says Jimenez told
police she thought she had warrants
out for her arrest, but ofcials say she
didnt.
Jimenez was arrested and charged
with obstruction. It was unknown if
she had an attorney.
Gassy German cows
blamed for barn explosion
BERLIN A herd of dairy cows
nearly lifted the roof off their barn in
central Germany when methane
released by the animals caused an
explosion.
Police in Hesse state said in a state-
ment that a static electric charge
apparently triggered the detonation,
and a spurt of ame, on Monday at a
farm in Rasdorf. The roof was slightly
damaged and one cow suffered light
burns. No people were hurt.
Police say 90 cows are kept in the
shed and it wasnt clear why quantities
of methane had built up. Bovine
belching and atulence releases large
quantities of the gas.
Hundreds of living, dead
pythons found in home
SANTAANA ACalifornia school-
teacher was arrested Wednesday after
hundreds of living and dead pythons in
plastic bins were found stacked oor
to ceiling inside his stench-filled
home in suburban Orange County.
As investigators wearing respirator
masks carried the reptiles out of the
house and stacked them in the drive-
way, reporters and passers-by gagged
at the smell. Some held their noses or
walked away from the ve-bedroom
home to get a breath of air.
The smell alone I feel like I need
to take a shower for a week, said
police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna.
Theyre pretty much in all the bed-
rooms everywhere.
Officers found as many as 350
snakes, as well as numerous mice and
rats, in the Santa Ana home of William
Buchman after neighbors complained
about the smell. He was arrested for
investigation of neglect in the care of
animals, Bertagna said.
Buchman, 53, was still in custody
Wednesday afternoon, Bertagna said.
The Newport-Mesa Unified School
District, where he works, declined
comment, saying it was a police mat-
ter.
Buchman has not yet had a court
appearance or been formally charged
and it wasnt clear if he had an attor-
ney.
Authorities said he lived alone, and
neighbors said his mother, who had
lived with him, had passed away with-
in the past few years.
Sondra Berg, the supervisor for the
Santa Ana Police Departments Animal
Services Division, said four bedrooms
in the home were stacked from oor to
ceiling and wall to wall with plastic
bins on wooden and metal racks. The
bins were packed so tightly, Berg said,
that they didnt require lids because
there was no room for the snakes to
slither out.
Each snake was catalogued by name
and type, and Berg said Buchman told
authorities he was involved in a
snake-breeding enterprise.
House of Horrors: Thats the best
way to describe it, Berg said of the
house. I mean theres so many dead
snakes ... ranging from dead for
months to just dead. Theres an infes-
tation of rats and mice all over the
house. There are rats and mice in plas-
tic storage tubs that are actually canni-
balizing each other.
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This Day in History
Thought for the Day
1964
The United States launched Ranger 6,
an unmanned spacecraft carrying tele-
vision cameras that crash-landed on
the moon, but failed to send back
images.
History repeats itself in the large because human
nature changes with geological leisureliness.
Will (1885-1981) and Ariel Durant (1898-1981)
Actor Gene
Hackman is 84.
Actor Wilmer
Valderrama is 34.
Birthdays
REUTERS
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I n 1649, Englands King Charles I was executed for trea-
son.
I n 1862, the ironclad USS Monitor was launched from the
Continental Iron Works in Greenpoint, N.Y., during the
Civil War.
I n 1882, the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin
Delano Roosevelt, was born in Hyde Park, N.Y.
I n 1933, Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. The
rst episode of the Lone Ranger radio program was broad-
cast on station WXYZ in Detroit.
I n 1939, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Tennessee Electric
Power Co. v. Tennessee Valley Authority, upheld the right of
the federally-owned TVAto compete with private utilities.
I n 1948, Indian political and spiritual leader Mohandas K.
Gandhi, 78, was shot and killed in New Delhi by Nathuram
Godse, a Hindu extremist. (Godse and a co-conspirator were
later executed.)
I n 1962, two members of The Flying Wallendas high-
wire act were killed when their seven-person pyramid col-
lapsed during a performance at the State Fair Coliseum in
Detroit.
I n 1968, the Tet Offensive began during the Vietnam War as
Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South
Vietnamese provincial capitals.
I n 1972, 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers were
shot to death by British soldiers in Northern Ireland on what
became known as Bloody Sunday.
I n 1974, President Richard Nixon delivered what would be
his last State of the Union address; Nixon pledged to rein in
rising prices without the harsh medicine of recession and
establish a national health care plan that every American
could afford.
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Actress Dorothy Malone is 89. Producer-director Harold
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Redgrave is 77. Chess grandmaster Boris Spassky is 77.
Country singer Jeanne Pruett is 77. Country singer Norma
Jean is 76. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is 73. Rock
singer Marty Balin is 72. Rhythm-and-blues musician
William King (The Commodores) is 65. Singer Phil Collins is
63. Actor Charles S. Dutton is 63. World Golf Hall of Famer
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is 53. The King of Jordan, Abdullah II, is 52.
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Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
LOCAL
REDWOOD CITY
Hit-and-run. Awhite Cadillac was hit on
Center Street before 6:56 a.m. Tuesday,
Jan. 28.
Vandalism. A car was keyed on Virginia
Avenue before 12:53 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Petty theft. Three purses were taken from
white Lexus on Walnut Street before 1:19 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Disturbance. Four teenagers were smoking
marijuana on Atherwood Avenue and Parkwood
Way before 4:38 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Petty theft. Abackpack containing a laptop
was taken from a white Jeep Grand Cherokee
with its windows rolled down on Manzanita
Street before 5:27 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.
Police reports
Not a dumping station
Four RVs were dumping raw sewage and
garbage in the street on Douglas Avenue
in Redwood City before 4:07 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28.
FRANCES LAROSE
A student at St. Matthews Episcopal Day School signs a steel beam Tuesday morning for
the new state-of-the-art facilities St. Matthews Hall. The expansion of the school and
the construction of a gym is an historic moment for the nearly 150-year-old church at 16
Baldwin Ave.in downtown San Mateo.The project to increase the schools capacity is slated
to be completed in the fall.The church opened in 1865 and the K-8 school opened in 1953.
CONSTRUCTION MILESTONE
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LOCAL
Three arrested for incident
with firearm discharge
Three men were arrested in connection
with the reckless discharge of a rearm in
the North Shoreview neighborhood of San
Mateo over the weekend, according to
police.
Just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday, several sub-
jects arrived at a residence on the 200 block
of Ryder Street following a party at another
location where all had been earlier. The cou-
ple refused to let them in and one became
aggressive, claiming gang afliation and
threatening them. The man slapped the
woman, red two shots into the air with a
handgun and ed in a silver station wagon,
according to police.
Responding ofcers spotted the station
wagon leaving the area south on Norfolk
Street and detained the occupants. A small
revolver, which appeared to have been
recently used, was inside. Police arrested
Derek Ruiz, 22, of San Mateo, Cesar
Ramos, 26, of San Francisco, and also
located Mario Zavala Chairez, 19, of San
Mateo, nearby and arrested him, according
to police.
Follow-up investigation also yielded an
additional rearm, according to police.
Chairez was booked into San Mateo
County Jail for reckless discharge of a
rearm, brandishing of a rearm, being a
felon in possession of a rearm, criminal
threats, resisting/obstructing arrest and
public intoxication. Ruiz was booked into
San Mateo County Jail for a parole viola-
tion, being an accessory to a felony and
driving with a suspended license. Ramos
was booked into San Mateo County Jail for
being a felon in possession of ammunition,
according to police.
Former prosecutor,
commissioner named judge
A former San Mateo County prosecutor
and court commissioner was appointed to a
Superior Court judgeship Tuesday by Gov.
Jerry Brown.
Elizabeth M. Hill, a 38-year-old Democrat
from Redwood City, follows retired Judge
James Ellis.
Hill graduated from Case Western Reserve
University and Stanford Law School. She
served as a deputy district attorney from
2000 to 2010 before briey moving into
private practice. In 2010, she was named a
court commissioner, a position that pre-
sides over low-level criminal cases and civil
suits. She left that post in 2013 and has
been serving as a part-time commissioner
with the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
She will earn $181,292 annually.
Peninsula Health Care
District awards $2.1 million
The Peninsula Health Care District Board
of Directors recently awarded $2.1 million
to health-focused organizations serving res-
idents of the district.
The district distributed 15 grants through
its Community Grants Program and honored
two Community Health Champions for
their tireless advocacy in promoting health
education, prevention and access to needed
health services for all.
The 2014 Community Health Champions
recognized by the board were Srija
Srinivasan, director of strategic operations
for the San Mateo County Health System
and leader of the county enrollment efforts
in implementing the Affordable Care Act for
the districts residents; and Gloria Brown,
founder of the African-American Health
Advisory Committee of Mills-Peninsula
Health Services, and active educator and
facilitator in achieving effective communi-
ty outreach.
Additionally, the district honored a volun-
teer of the year. Bob Sawyer, a Childrens
Health Initiative and InnVision Shelter
Network volunteer, was recognized for his
investment of personal time to obtain need-
ed certications to allow him to enroll indi-
viduals into county programs and Covered
California plans.
Community grants recipients are chosen
annually based on a review of local health
care needs and the evolving priorities of
district communities.
Local briefs
By Juliet Williams
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO Assembly Speaker
John Perez said Wednesday that the
Legislature will try this
year to find a way to start
paying down
Californias massive
unfunded liability for
teacher pensions, which
makes up the largest por-
tion of the states deficit
and is estimated as high
as $80 billion.
Further delays only
mean further costs and further exposures
for the states general fund, said Perez, D-
Los Angeles.
The solution should include payments
from the state, school districts and indi-
vidual teachers, he said.
Perez and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, a
fellow Democrat from Alameda who is
chairman of the Assembly Committee on
Public Employees, Retirement and Social
Security, announced that the committee
would hold hearings starting in February.
But they provided few details about a pro-
posal, saying they would be determined
according to what the committee hears.
Gov. Jerry Brown did not include any
additional funding for the California State
Teachers Retirement System liability in
his recent budget proposal but said he
hoped to start conversations about the
problem, which he called daunting.
Browns budget said that the states long-
term role as a direct contributor to the plan
should be evaluated, and Brown told
reporters he doubted a legislative solution
was likely this year.
Were ready to go to work with the
Legislature, teachers and school officials
to craft an equitable and sustainable solu-
tion, said H.D. Palmer, a spokesman for
Browns Department of Finance, in an
emailed statement
He said the governors office expects the
legislative hearings to evaluate all par-
ties role in funding.
Democrats have repeatedly cited the need
to address the pension liabilities, but a
solution that has support from teachers
unions, school districts and state officials
has proved elusive.
The deficit for the nations largest educa-
tor-only pension fund is so large that the
fund is projected to deplete all its assets in
about 30 years. It would cost teachers,
local school districts, community col-
leges and the state budget a combined $4.5
billion a year to bridge the gap.
Unlike other professions, teachers in
California do not pay into Social Security
and thus do not receive it when they retire,
making their CalSTRS pensions particu-
larly vital.
Less than an hour after Perez held his
news conference Wednesday, the powerful
California Teachers Association, which
represents more than 325,000 teachers and
other school employees, announced its
endorsement of Perez in his bid for the
office of state controller.
Browns Department of Finance esti-
mates the unfunded liability at $80 bil-
lion, while the pension system itself esti-
mates it is $71 billion. Perez and Bonta
cited the lower figure Wednesday.
California Assembly to tackle
teacher pension fund shortfall
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LOCAL
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
A 49-year-old South San Francisco
woman who participated in a brutal 2008
crowbar attack that left a 78-year-old Daly
City woman blinded likely faces six
months in jail after a judge drastically
reduced a four-year prison offer that had
been on the table for the last two years.
Ajudge could still sentence Joann Rivera
Ortiz to more than six months in jail at a
March hearing but warned her she cannot
withdraw the no contest plea to residential
burglary.
We were extremely disappointed in the
resolution, said District
Attorney Steve
Wagstaffe.
Ortiz is not accused of
personally assaulting the
victim in the case but
prosecutors say she tried
luring her away from
home so accomplices
could burglarize it. She
was also tied to a Pacica
burglary the previous month.
In the assault case, Ortiz reportedly called
the victim using a cellphone and said she
was a Pan-American agent who needed to
know if she would be home to receive a
package around 3 p.m. Jan. 12, 2008. The
suspicious woman called her children who
instructed her not to answer the door if any-
body knocked.
Accomplice Jose Perez-Gonzalez, 33, of
South San Francisco went to the Serramonte
neighborhood home and used a crowbar to
pry open the houses rear glass sliding door.
After encountering the home owner, Perez-
Gonzalez beat her in the head with the bar
and ed through the front door, setting off
the silent alarm, and in a getaway car driven
by Juan Carlos Cuellar.
Daly City police responded to the alarm
and found the semi-conscious victim and
the crowbar inside the house. Police arrest-
ed Cellar at his Daly City home after being
tipped by a person who claimed he had con-
fessed. Perez-Gonzales ed to his native
Mexico and remained at large until Mexican
law enforcement ofcials apprehended him
and then extradited him ve months later.
Cuellar served two years in prison for res-
idential burglary. Perez-Gonzalez received
11 years and eight months in prison after
being convicted of attempted robbery, resi-
dential burglary, felony assault with a dead-
ly weapon, felony elder abuse, residential
burglary, possession of stolen property and
mayhem.
Ortiz is out of custody on $50,000 bail
bond.
Accomplice sentenced for crowbar beating
Joanna Ortiz
By Juliet Williams
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO The California
Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred a
legal appeal over the states high-speed rail
project to a state appellate court, declining
to take up the case directly as Gov. Jerry
Browns administration had requested.
In doing so, it ordered an expedited hear-
ing at the appellate level.
Last week, the governors Department of
Finance, the state treasurer and the
California High-Speed Rail Authority peti-
tioned the court to overturn two lower-court
rulings that have stalled progress on the
$68 billion bullet train project. They said
rulings by a Sacramento County Superior
Court judge had crippled the governments
ability to function.
Judge Michael Kennys rulings late last
year have prevented the state from selling
$8.6 billion in voter-approved bonds need-
ed to nance the rst leg of construction in
the Central Valley. Kenny also ordered the
authority to rewrite its nancing plan to
explain how the state expects to pay for the
rst 300 miles of work, at a projected cost
of $31 billion.
The rulings came in lawsuits led by a
group of Central Valley landowners who
claimed the state failed to comply with the
promises made to voters when they
approved Proposition 1Ain 2008 to author-
ize selling the bonds.
Wednesdays notice says attorneys for the
landowners have until Monday to le briefs
in the case.
Appellate court will hear high-speed rail case
Rendering of Californias high-speed rail.
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LOCAL/STATE/NATION
By Paul Larson
MILLBRAE
Have you ever been
entrusted to make
final arrangements
for a funeral?
Those of you
whove 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 doesnt cost anything and
will help you with being organized.
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CITY
GOVERNMENT
The Mi l l brae
Ci ty Counci l con-
tinued an item that
would have given a
special use permit to
close a portion of
Aviador Avenue to allow for the Off the
Grid food truck company to host events. A
vote is postponed until the councils next
meeting.
The city of San Mateo is holding a
community workshop to discuss different
design options for the Hillsdale Boulevard
and Highway 101 bicycle and pedestrian
bridge Wednesday, Feb. 5.
The proposed bridge will complete the
bicycle network connection from the
Hi l l sdal e Cal trai n Stati on to the
neighborhoods east of Highway 101 and
Foster City.
Workshop attendees can provide input on
preferred bridge designs and learn about the
associated costs. The workshop is 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m. Feb. 5 at the San Mateo Police
Department, 200 Franklin Parkway. For
more information about the project visit
www.cityofsanmateo.org/hillsdale101.
By Don Thompson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO California would estab-
lish what supporters say are some of the
nations strictest standards for the use of
drone aircraft by government entities, under
a bill approved Wednesday by the state
Assembly.
AB1327 would require law enforcement
agencies to obtain warrants except in certain
emergencies. It also would require that gov-
ernment agencies notify the public when
they intend to use drones and that data col-
lected by unmanned aircraft be destroyed
within six months.
Public agencies would be prohibited from
arming their drones.
The measure passed, 59-5, and it now goes
to the Senate.
The future of aviation is unmanned, said
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, an
intelligence ofcer in the U.S. Navy Reserve
who said he is familiar with drones from a
tour in Afghanistan. The Federal Aviation
Administration estimates that more than
30,000 drones will be ying over the United
States within the next two decades, helping
with everything from ghting criminals and
wildres to aiding farmers and perhaps deliv-
ering packages.
Law enforcement could use drones, under
the bill, if they obtain warrants based on
probable cause that a crime is being commit-
ted. They could bypass the warrant if there is
an imminent threat to life or to help emer-
gency workers deal with trafc accidents, to
inspect state parks and wilderness areas for
marijuana grows, or to detect wildres.
Other public agencies could use drones for
purposes other than to collect criminal
intelligence, but they would be barred from
sharing the data they collect with law
enforcement agencies without a warrant.
When warrants are obtained, the bill requires
law enforcement to minimize the collection
of images of people, places or things that
are not allowed by the warrant.
It also allows local governments to adopt
even stricter rules.
We need to establish clear rules and poli-
cies to protect the privacy of Californians,
said Assemblyman Steven Bradford, D-
Gardena, who co-authored the bipartisan bill
with Gorell and Assemblyman Bill Quirk, D-
Hayward.
Bill restricts government use of drones
We need to establish
clear rules and policies to
protect the privacy of Californians.
Assemblyman Steven Bradford, D-Gardena
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader
Harry Reid says he opposes President
Barack Obamas proposal for legislation
letting Congress vote quick approval of
trade deals with other countries.
The Nevada Democrat spoke Wednesday.
A day earlier, Obama used his State of the
Union address to urge lawmakers to
approve such a measure, which would pre-
vent lawmakers from amending treaties.
The president says increasing trade with
Europe and Asia will boost sales of U.S.
products and protect American jobs.
Reid told reporters he opposes so-called
fast-track legislation and that the White
House knows it. Reid said lawmakers
should not push this now, a comment that
suggests the measure will go nowhere
soon.
Senate leader opposes Obama on quick trade deals
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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN JOSE Seventeen rural communities
in drought-stricken California are in danger
of a severe water shortage within four
months, according to a list compiled by
state ofcials.
Wells are running dry or reservoirs are
nearly empty in some communities. Others
have long-running problems that predate the
drought.
The communities range from the area cov-
ered by the tiny Lompico County Water
District in Santa Cruz County to the cities of
Healdsburg and Cloverdale in Sonoma
County.
Most of the districts, which serve from 39
to 11,000 residents, have too few customers
to collect enough revenue to pay for backup
water supplies or repair failing equipment,
the newspaper reported.
Astorm expected to drop light and moder-
ate rains on Northern California on
Wednesday and Thursday wont help much.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administrations website is predicting just a
tenth of an inch of rain in San Francisco over
the next two days and more than 2 inches in
parts of Sacramento.
National Weather Service forecaster Diana
Henderson says the Bay Area has had only
about 10 to 20 percent of the rain it usually
gets by this time of year. More than 21 inch-
es must fall by June 30 an unlikely
prospect for the region to get back to its
normal level of precipitation, Henderson
said.The list of vulnerable communities was
compiled by the state health department
based on a survey last week of the more than
3,000 water agencies in California.
As the drought goes on, there will be
more that probably show up on the list, said
Dave Mazzera, acting drinking-water divi-
sion chief for the state Department of Public
Health.
State ofcials are discussing solutions
such as trucking in water and providing fund-
ing to drill more wells or connect rural water
systems to other water systems, Mazzera
said.
Seventeen California communities running low on water
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By Brian Skoloff and Terry Tang
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PHOENIX For a few moments at least,
there were no politics in the State of the
Union address. It was just Sgt. 1st Class Cory
Remsburg, a severely wounded Army Ranger,
up there in the balcony overlooking the
House chamber.
His left hand was curled in a brace, a large
scar visible on the right side of his head.
Like the Army he loves, like the America
he serves, Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg
never gives up and he does not quit,
President Barack Obama said.
Remsburg, a 30-year-old recipient of the
Bronze Star and Purple Heart who had served
10 deployments and now has limited move-
ment on his left side and is blind in one eye,
then rose, his father, Craig, wrapping an arm
around his sons back for support.
Remsburg ashed a thumbs-up as the
throngs of lawmakers below gave him a near-
ly 2-minute standing ovation, a scene that
became one of the most emotional moments
in presidential speeches in decades. He patted
his right hand on his chest, in thanks.
The president used the moment to help draw
attention to the sacrices and stories of
wounded veterans who try each day to rebuild
bodies and minds torn apart by war. It was
also a glimpse into a relationship between a
soldier and the commander in chief.
His story, however, was what drew the most
attention.
Friends recalled Remsburg as affable and a
erce warrior who was always concerned
about his fellow soldiers. Master Sgt. Quint
Pospisil has known Remsburg since 2003.
He described him as the kind of guy everyone
liked, and often was the center of attention.
Usually when he was in a room, he was the
one talking, Pospisil said.
In 2006, they were part of the same Army
Ranger company deployed to Iraq. Remsburg
was a squad leader, Pospisil a platoon ser-
geant. Pospisil said as a leader, Remsburg had
the respect of everyone who served under
him.
Its not like they respected him just
because he was a buddy-buddy guy. He
enforced standards, Pospisil said. One of
the big takeaways I have of him was that he
was always concerned about the safety of his
guys.
In October 2009, a roadside bomb in
Afghanistan killed one soldier and severely
wounded Remsburg and several others.
Shrapnel from the blast went into
Remsburgs head, leaving him with brain
damage and partial paralysis. It was his 10th
deployment, not unusual for Rangers who
tend to be deployed more often but on shorter
stints in war zones.
Before Tuesday night, Obama met with
Remsburg three times, the rst in France
when Remsburg was part of an Army Ranger
group selected to re-enact a parachute jump in
commemoration of the 65th anniversary of
the World War II D-Day landings.
About a year later, Obama was visiting a
military hospital in Maryland where
Remsburg was sent for surgery when the pres-
ident noticed a photograph on a wall of him-
self and a strapping, uniformed Ramsburg
taken back in Normandy.
Wounded vet stars at Obama State of Union address
REUTERS
Michelle Obama, right, applauds U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, center,
injured while serving in Afghanistan, during President Barack Obamas State of the Union.
By Mary Clare Jalonick
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON After years of setbacks, a
nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm
bill cleared the House on Wednesday despite
strong opposition from conservatives who
sought a bigger cut in food stamps.
The ve-year bill, which preserves gener-
ous crop subsidies, heads to the Senate, where
approval seems certain. The White House
said President Barack Obama would sign it.
The measure, which the House approved
251-166, had backing from the Republican
leadership team, even though it makes small-
er cuts to food stamps than they would have
liked. After wavering for several years, the
GOP leaders were seeking to put the long-
stalled bill behind them and build on the suc-
cess of a bipartisan budget passed earlier this
month. Leaders in both parties also were
hoping to bolster rural candidates in this
years midterm elections.
House Speaker John Boehner did not cast a
vote on the bill, a commonplace practice for
a speaker, but he had issued a statement
Monday saying it was worthy of the Houses
support. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-
Calif., voted for the bill despite concerns
from some in her caucus that the bill cut too
much from the food stamp program.
The bill ultimately would cut about $800
million a year from the $80 billion-a-year
food stamp program, or around 1 percent. The
House had sought a 5 percent cut.
The legislation also would continue to
heavily subsidize major crops for the
nations farmers while eliminating some sub-
sidies and shifting them toward more politi-
cally defensible insurance programs.
House Agriculture Chairman Frank Lucas,
R-Okla., called the compromise a miracle
after trying to get the bill passed for almost
three years. An early version of the legisla-
tion was defeated on the House oor last June
after conservatives said the food stamp cuts
were too modest and liberal Democrats said
they were too deep. The House later passed a
bill with a higher, $4 billion cut, arguing at
the time that the program had spiraled out of
control after costs doubled in the last ve
years. But cuts that high were ultimately not
possible after the Senate balked and the
White House threatened a veto. The Senate
had sought a cut of $400 million annually.
Many House conservatives still voted
against the bill 63 Republicans opposed
it, one more than in June.
One of those conservative opponents was
Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind. It spends
money we simply dont have, he said.
But 89 Democrats supported it, bolstered
by the lower cut in food stamps. The top
Democrat on the agriculture panel,
Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, said he also
enticed some of his colleagues with more
money for fruit, vegetable and organic pro-
grams.
Farm bill passes House after years of disagreement
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Letters to the editor
Chicago Tribune
S
tate of the Union addresses are
about big ambitions, and Tuesday
nights didnt disappoint. Barack
Obamas many priorities job creation,
middle-class earnings, infrastructure spend-
ing and all the others are the unnished
business of a president aware (and no doubt
uneasy) that, in three years, he belongs to
history.
How many of those aspirations can he
achieve? Of 24 proposals in last years
address, Washington Post fact-checkers
rate ve as accomplished, four as partially
complete and 15 notably gun control,
immigration reform and a minimum wage
hike as dead letters. And at rst glance,
this years prognosis wouldnt be that
upbeat:
The Obamacare rollout soured many
Americans on government-as-change-
agent. Twitchy members of Congress avoid
bold votes in election years. And Obamas
approval ratings have tumbled. From the
Posts report on its new poll with ABC
News: Just 37 percent (of respondents)
say they have either a good amount or a
great deal of condence in the president to
make the right decisions for the countrys
future, while 63 percent say they do not.
Those numbers are the mirror image of
what they were when he was sworn into
ofce in 2009. Ouch.
Tuesday night, Obama didnt dwell on his
lost 2013. There was an oblique nod to his
gridlock with Congress last year: Lets
make this a year of action. The subtext:
He has to wonder whether, if his signature
health overhaul doesnt succeed, his presi-
dency totals one year of managing through
a nancial crisis, followed by a biblical
seven years of lean.
Thats why his staffers have been broad-
casting the message that Obama will try to
circumvent Congress by marshaling his
powers of ofce. Presidents of both parties
have done that although its often a frus-
trating way to rule: Congress can thwart (or
refuse to fund) executive orders that lack
the force of law. And subsequent presidents
can undo those orders as breezily as they
were written.
Listening to Obama, though, we heard
two takeaways that should be his realistic
agenda before the acceleration of presiden-
tial campaigning in 2015 certies his
lame-duckery. The point isnt that he can
get Congress to do his bidding; he cannot.
On these two issues, though, he can help
Republicans and Democrats realize that its
in their best interests to do as he asks.
Thats a spectacularly accurate if too lim-
ited prediction of all that a reform to federal
taxes and transfer programs could deliver.
Even before his presidency began, Obama
was saying the right things about the
unsustainability of entitlement benets; in
budget wrangles with Republicans he has
agreed to Medicare reforms.
Imagine the potential power of a presi-
dent wholl never run again gathering his
economic priorities into one package. A
path to debt reduction, encouragements to
hire more workers, elimination of tax
deductions and credits that tend to benet
the wealthy, incentives to drive new
growth: In one afternoon, Obamas policy
team could draft an omnibus plan for
nancing federal operations, expanding
the nations workforce and assuring that
todays benets will exist for tomorrows
retirees. Stable and lower tax rates, paid for
by scaling back those runaway deductions
and credits, would benet individuals and
employers alike.
During Obamas presidency, efforts at a
Go Big nance deal always have opped.
Now, as a second-termer with goals he
wants to accomplish, hes liberated. He can
bundle his proposals in bows appealing to
both parties. Granted, with Obama inclined
to govern by executive order rather than
joust with Congress, this wouldnt be easy.
But it could be done. Democrats and
Republicans proved that with their tax
mega package late in Ronald Reagans
presidency.
Immigration reform, coupled with a res-
cue of federal nances and entitlement pro-
grams? Good for Obama, good for the his-
torians wholl grade him and good for
the future of America.
Petes Harbor
Editor,
After many months of consideration of
the Petes Harbor Project, we are concerned
by the amount of time that the develop-
ment process is taking. Under equal protec-
tion of the law, it seems to us that there are
two questions to ask: Does the project t
the requirements required for approval as
stated in the applicable laws, ordinances
and plans for our community? Is it a quality
development reecting environmental
responsibilities, the adjustments requested
and the goals of our city? If the answer to
both questions is yes, we urge the Redwood
City Planning Commission and the City
Council to act accordingly.
Georgi LaBerge and Warren Dale
Redwood City
Honoring those who serve
Editor,
The tremendous outpouring of love and
respect for Sergeant First Class Cody
Remsburg by everyone in attendance at the
presidents State of the Union address
shows that when it comes to honoring
Americas heroes, we are truly of one heart
and one mind.
Michael Traynor
Burlingame
The Canada goose problem
Editor,
Having read the article about the Canada
Goose problem facing Foster City (Fowl
foul: Foster City struggles with managing
geese and their ever-present feces in the
Jan. 27 issue of the Daily Journal, I noticed
a couple of inaccuracies in the article.
Canada geese are not a federally protected
endangered species. California has a resi-
dent Canada goose hunting season that
runs for ve days prior to the regular duck
season to help deal with the problem of
resident geese. The lack of areas to access
hunting near these populations of geese
has not done much to mitigate or thin the
population. The limit is six Canada geese
during this period. The geese may be hunt-
ed throughout the remainder of the regular
season with a set limit depending on the
zone hunted.
Other states are having similar problems
with Canada geese as their population has
exploded in urban areas without controlled
hunting. Some states have early seasons
on the geese also and numerous cities have
allowed controlled hunting on large parks
and golf courses to control the geese. The
areas are closed to the public during the
hunts and hunters are strictly controlled to
provide safety to surrounding residents and
buildings.
San Mateo County is one of the listed
counties in California where no permit is
needed to destroy nests and eggs to help
control the population. Controlled hunting
would be another method to thin the popu-
lation but I doubt if any cities around the
Bay would ever allow it. The cities around
the Bay have sort of brought the problem
onto themselves with water, food and shel-
ter available to the geese, thus providing
the perfect habitat for an expanded resident
goose population.
Alan Duerson
San Carlos
Two takeaways from the State of the Union
Other voices
To dye for
W
hat wasnt to love? Candy, a
teeny tiny Chihuahua bundle of
fur and preciousness, was found
injured on an East Palo Alto street and, after
a bit of tender care, was made available for
adoption, the Peninsula Humane Society
announced last
week.
News traveled
fast and before
one could yell
stop the press-
es, Candy was
spoken for. Its no
surprise. Candy
was adorable.
Candys tale
pulled at the heart
strings. Candy
was ... pink?
Seems on top of
the 2-month-old girls other challenges, she
also had to overcome an unfortunate bubble
gum pink dye job courtesy, one would guess,
of her original owner. The beauty school
addition to Candys natural cuteness implies
someone once cared for her, although
frankly it is odd nobody ever reported her
missing or contacted PHS for a reunion after
the avalanche of news stories about the so-
called mystery puppy.
Then again, the fact Candy is pink if
not forever than certainly for the foreseeable
future as the dye fades and fur sheds makes
me think perhaps she is better off in the
hands of somebody who realizes dogs are
not meant to be color coordinated with pedi-
cures, handbags and mood. Dogs are not
meant to be airbrushed into resembling lions
and tigers and bears, oh my. The point is to
be tickled pink over a dog. Dont let the dog
actually be pink.
Yet there are plenty of people who would
put me in the proverbial dog house for say-
ing so. Salons cater to specialized pet dos
involving color and cuts akin to Vanilla
Ices shaved eyebrow heyday. Online sites
sell fur-specic dye kits. Love may be color-
blind but puppy love seems to be a whole
different animal.
Granted, dying the fur only seems to hurt
the dogs ego rather than its health. Still.
Check out the puppy bowl this weekend
(that now-annual display of oversized ears,
paws and pouncing). Not a pink specimen
among them and they manage to tackle
Americas collective heart just ne. Then
there are the always-beloved Budweiser dog-
and-horse ads. Think that Clydesdale would-
nt say something if its brother from another
mother looked like cotton candy with legs?
I admit there are times Ive teased Riley,
my Jack Russell punk, about pulling out the
color wand. If the San Francisco Giants
World Series wins werent reason to consider
turning his white patches orange, nothing
is. And as the little guy grows older and his
black and brown spots get shot through with
gray, I have jokingly irted with the idea of
grabbing a Sharpie pen to turn back the
clock. Think of it as Grecian Formula for
Pups.
The difference is I dont. I might make
the dogs wear a snowake sweater for a visit
to Santa Claus and make them borderline
miserable with a skeleton or vampire bat
costume come Halloween but one has to draw
the line somewhere, preferably not on the
animal. The difference between decorating
ones pet with overpriced clothing and
accessories and turning a dogs coat into a
Rainbow Brite landscape is that one is easily
removable. Dogs and other pets, too
deserve a permanent home, not a permanent
makeover.
Save the fashion for the collars; no canine
wants to be the one at the dog park being
barked at, Your mother dresses you funny.
Alittle doggie dignity, please.
Heres hoping Candys Technicolor dream-
coat is less permanent than her newfound
home.
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The seller of plastic storage containers said its fourth-quarter prot rose
20 percent, but the company issued a weak outlook.
Freescale Semiconductor Ltd., up $2.25 to $17.55
The chip maker posted an adjusted fourth-quarter prot and issued
strong revenue guidance for the current quarter.
Nasdaq
American Airlines Group, up $1.02 to $32.98
Raymond James and Bank of America analysts upgraded the airlines
shares after its latest quarterly results beat Wall Streets predictions.
Nasdaq
Yahoo Inc., down $3.33 to $34.89
The Internet companys results for the fourth quarter showed that it is still
struggling to boost its advertising revenue.
Ezcorp Inc., up $1.90 to $11.25
The pawn shop operator said its rst-quarter net income fell 27 percent,
but its adjusted earnings beat Wall Street expectations.
Cirrus Logic Inc., down $1.46 to $17.28
The chip makers scal third-quarter net income fell 39 percent and it
predicted disappointing revenue in its January-to-March quarter.
Big movers
By Steve Rothwell
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK Stock investors had
plenty to dislike on Wednesday.
Disappointing earnings from big
U.S. companies, ongoing jitters in
emerging markets and more cuts to
the Federal Reserves economic stim-
ulus combined to push stocks lower
for the fourth day out of the last five.
Boeing slumped after the plane
maker said its 2014 revenue and prof-
it would fall short of analysts expec-
tations as its defense business slows
and it delivers more of its 787
planes, which are less profitable.
AT&T, the largest U.S. telecommuni-
cations company, fell after its out-
look for the year disappointed
investors.
Currencies including the Turkish
lira and the South African rand fell
against the dollar despite efforts by
central banks in those countries to
stem the declines by raising interest
rates. Investors say those tighter
credit policies, which can restrict
lending, come with risks.
If the central banks out there con-
tinue to hike interest rates, they are
going to destroy economic activity,
said Peter Cardillo, chief market
economist at Rockwell Global
Capital. That will impact the global
economy as well.
The Standard & Poors 500 index
fell 18.30 points, or 1 percent, to
1, 774. 20. The Dow Jones industrial
average fell 189.77 points, or 1.2
percent, to 15,738.79. The Nasdaq
composite dropped 46.53 points, or
1.1 percent, to 4,051.43.
Stocks opened lower in response to
the lackluster earnings news. The
market added to its declines after the
Feds announcement at 2 p.m. Eastern
time.
The Fed said it will lower its
monthly bond purchases by $10 bil-
lion to $65 billion because of a
strengthening U.S. economy. The
Fed is cutting back its bond purchas-
es, which have held down long-term
interest rates, even though the
prospect of reduced stimulus has rat-
tled global markets. The move was
largely anticipated by analysts and
investors.
Investors should view the Feds
move as a vote of confidence in the
economy because it means the central
bank sees the recovery as more
entrenched, said Dan Genter, chief
investment officer at RNC Genter
Capital Management.
Fed policymakers are not seeing
enough bad news to stop that
process, which should be viewed as a
positive.
The S&P 500 has dropped nearly 4
percent since concerns about devel-
oping the emerging market jitters
first surfaced last Thursday. Thats
when a survey showed that manufac-
turing in China, the worlds second-
biggest economy, was slowing in
January.
Stocks have extended their declines
as emerging market currencies have
been battered in recent days. .
The Turkish lira has been at the
center of an emerging-market sell-off
that prompted jitters in global stock
markets over the past week.
The currency surged against the
U.S. dollar late Tuesday after Turkeys
central bank raised its benchmark
lending rate to fight rising inflation.
However, the lira traded at 2.26 to
the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after-
noon, slightly lower than it was
before the central bank raised interest
rates.
South Africa also raised its interest
rates Wednesday but the move failed
to shore up its currency. The South
African rand dropped 3.2 percent
against the dollar to 11.26 rand per
dollar.
Emerging economies have seen an
influx of foreign investment over the
past few years as the Fed and other
central banks have pumped the prime
to shore up their economies. Now
that the Fed has begun the process of
reducing its stimulus, much of that
money is expected to be withdrawn.
Wall Street slides on weak earnings
Google selling Motorola phone business to Lenovo
SAN FRANCISCO Google is selling Motorolas smart-
phone business to Lenovo for $2.9 billion, a price that
makes Googles biggest acquisition look like its most
expensive mistake.
The deal announced Wednesday will rid Google Inc. of a
nancial headache that has plagued the Internet company
since buying Motorola Mobility for $12.4 billion in 2012.
Motorola has lost nearly $2 billion since Google took
over, while trimming its workforce from 20,000 to 3,800.
While Google is reversing courses, Chinas Lenovo
Group Ltd. is gearing up for a major expansion. Already the
worlds largest maker of personal computers, Lenovo now
appears determined to become a bigger player in smart-
phones as more people rely on them instead of laptop and
desktop computers to go online.
Business brief
By Barbara Ortutay
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK Mobile advertising
accounted for more than half of
Facebooks total ad revenue in the nal
quarter of last year, a sign that the
social network born a decade ago in the
desktop computer era is succeeding in
its goal of being mobile rst.
Facebooks earnings and revenue
handily surpassed Wall Streets expec-
tations for the third quarter in a row as
it further expands the number of users
and the amount of money it makes on
mobile ads.
If 2012 was the year where we
turned our core product into a mobile
product, then 2013 was the year we
where we turned our business into a
mobile business, CEO Mark
Zuckerberg said in a conference call
with analysts. I expect 2014 will be
the year where we begin to deliver new
and engaging types of mobile experi-
ences.
Facebook Inc. said Wednesday that
it earned $523 million, or 20 cents
per share, in the October-December
quarter. Thats up from $64 million,
or 3 cents per share, a year earlier.
Adjusted earnings were $780 million,
or 31 cents per share, in the latest
quarter, 4 cents ahead of analysts
estimates.
Revenue grew 63 percent to $2.59
billion, from $1.59 billion. Analysts,
on average, had expected revenue of
$2.35 billion, according to FactSet.
Facebook 4Q earnings, revenue up sharply
Fed to reduce pace of bond
buying by another $10B
By Martin Crutsinger
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON Given the U.S. economys growing
strength, the Federal Reserve pushed ahead Wednesday with
a plan to shrink its bond-buying program, even though the
prospect of reduced stimulus and higher interest rates has
rattled global markets.
The central bank said it will cut its monthly bond pur-
chases starting in February by $10 billion to $65 billion. It
also reafrmed a plan to keep short-term rates at record lows
to try to reassure investors that it will keep supporting an
economy thats stronger than at any point since the reces-
sion yet remains less than fully healthy.
The Feds decision came in a statement after the nal pol-
icy meeting of Ben Bernanke, who will step down Friday
after eight years as chairman. He will be succeeded by Vice
Chair Janet Yellen.
Most economists expect that under Yellen, the Fed will
announce a string of $10 billion monthly reductions in
bond purchases at each meeting this year, concluding with a
nal $15 billion cut in December. Still, if the American
economy were to falter, the Fed has stressed that it might
suspend its pullback in bond buying so it could keep aggres-
sively holding down long-term loan rates.
Many global investors fear that reduced Fed bond buying
will raise U.S. interest rates and cause investors to move
money out of emerging markets and into the United States
for higher returns. Currency values in emerging economies
have fallen over that concern.
In response, central banks in emerging economies, from
India to Turkey to South Africa, have been acting to counter
any damage from the Feds pullback and the prospect of
higher U.S. rates.
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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
By Nathan Mollat
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
The Peninsula Athletic League boys soc-
cer schedule makers pegged the last game of
the rst round of league play as rivalry day.
So not only were emotions already high
when Woodside traveled to rival Menlo-
Atherton, but it matched the top two teams
in the PALs Bay Division.
Both teams experienced the highs and
lows that come with a ercely competitive
match and, when the nal whistle blew, both
were satised with the outcome: A2-2 draw.
It was a roller-coaster type game, said
M-Acoach Jacob Pickard. I think a draw is
a fair result.
Woodside came into the match unbeaten in
league play and three points clear of second-
place M-A. The Wildcats still have not lost
in league, but the Bears inched closer, clos-
ing the gap with Woodside to just two
points.
Were still top position, said Woodside
coach Darrell Ringman.
Early on, it appeared M-A(4-1-2 PALBay)
would pull even in the standings. Off the
opening kickoff, a long ball was sent over
the Woodside defense. Elvis Abarca split two
defenders to run onto the ball and, as he
entered the penalty box, he was taken down,
earning a penalty kick. Jorge Lopez stepped
up and calmly placed his shot into the right
corner of the net for a 1-0 Bears lead just one
minute into the rst half.
For a competitive soccer team, it can take
the winds out of your sails giving up a penal-
ty kick less than five minutes into the
game, Ringman said. Give my team credit.
They had the wherewithal to keep pushing,
keep pushing.
Rivals M-A, Woodside battle to draw
By Julio Lara
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Apparently, weve been getting the cliche
wrong all along actually, its not how
you nish games that matters, but how you
start them.
Consider that in Thursdays gigantic mid-
season battle between 6-0 Mills and 6-0
Hillsdale, the Vikings did not knock down a
single eld goal the entire fourth quarter and
the only two points they scored were on a
pair of free throws with less than minutes
left in the game.
And yet, it was Mills that landed the rst
big blow in the Peninsula Athletic Leagues
race for South Division supremacy, beating
Hillsdale 39-33. Mills led by as many as 16
points with a little less than ve minutes
left in the third quarter, but somehow only
managed one more eld goal the rest of the
way and still came away with the win that
now has them a full game ahead of the
Knights in the standings.
We knew they werent going to stop
playing, said Mills head coach Dave
Matsu. We just ran out of gas and got really
tired at that end thats probably my fault.
But, Hillsdale is a great team. Theyre well
coached. Our fourth quarter was bad, but we
did some great things in the rst three to
come away with the win.
As the third quarter wore on, it looked like
Mills would completely run away with the
victory, actually. And were it not for the fact
that the new home gymnasium rims are still
getting used to their new owners, there is no
reason to believe Mills shouldnt have won
Thursdays game by double digits.
Through the initial two quarters, and
despite shooting just 6-of-21 from the oor
in the half, Hillsdale hung in with the
Vikings. They were only down ve after one
and got to within four behind a couple of
Emily Nepomuceno 3-pointers.
But closing buckets by Taylor Cormier
and Madison Sui pushed the lead at recess to
eight points for Mills.
The third quarter, at least the initial six
minutes or so, belonged completely to the
Vikings.
Our defense was stiing, Matsu said. It
was tenacious. We came in averaging about
Mills girls alone in first
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Hillsdales Adesia Cotton cuts off the drive of MillsTaylor Cormier during the Vikings39-33 win
over the Knights, which gives them sole possession of the PALs South Division.
By Julio Lara
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Last season, Skyline baseball manager
Dino Nomicos looked over his players faces
before the rst pitch of the year was thrown
and told them the truth.
Chances were, the Trojans were going to
take them bumps.
And Nomicos was right. Skyline struggled,
limping to a 12-24 nish and a third straight
season without a trip to the CCCAAplayoffs
this after ve consecutive years of making
it to the big dance.
But while he had to be the bearer of bad news
to last years Trojans, Nomicos also reminded
them those 2013 lumps would pay dividends
in 2014. And by the way Nomicos talked
about the prospects of the new season, you
get the sense that whole light at the end of a
tunnel type speech he gave his players a year
ago wasnt baloney.
Im excited about this team, Nomicos
said. I havent coached a team like this is
three or four years, where everyone is on the
same page. Its a good group and itll be a
tough group to walk away from at the end of
year because we already have so much emotion
invested in each other. No question, I think
were strong in every facet of the game.
Aglance at the 2014 roster for Skyline can
make a believer out of anyone. Once again,
Nomicos has managed to ll his roster with a
whos-who of local star talent. That, com-
bined with 12 returners on this years team,
and its not far-fetched to believe that the
three-year playoff drought for the Trojans
might be over.
But for that to happen, those players whose
names used to dominate the high school head-
lines must translate over to the community
college game.
Skyline hopes lumps taken in 2013 will pay off in 2014
I
ve resigned myself to the fact Ill
never afford that Porsche Ive
always wanted to satiate the mid-life
crisis I may or may be experiencing.
I did do something recently, however,
that may or may not be a good idea: I
bought a skateboard. The main reason is
because my daughter got a skateboard for
Christmas and I think it may be easy to
teach her how to skate by showing
instead of telling.
The underlying truth is, Ive been
thinking about getting a skateboard for a
while, or take up surng or do something
from my youth that I
stopped doing many
years ago.
The only reason I
chose skateboarding
is Im more afraid of
sharks than I am
asphalt.
I used to skate and
bodyboard a lot in
my early to late
teens, which was fol-
lowed by a strong
ski desire in my
early to mid-20s,
which coincided with a lot of time on a
wakeboard.
So Ive been involved with what some
would label extreme sports. I never got
really good at any of them (my best sport
was probably skiing), but I was good
enough to get on a board, maintain my
balance and enjoy myself.
For some reason, Ive always been fas-
cinated with these board sports. At one
point during my skateboarding phase, we
built a six-foot tall quarterpipe ramp and
spent hours riding to the top of that
thing, doing a kickturn at the top and
coming back down. We eventually started
doing some rockers on the coping, a cou-
ple quick grinds. Nothing major though.
I continued to follow the scene from
afar and always wished to go back and do
those things again.
I know. Im an idiot. Im going to kill
myself or break something although
Ive already taken a spill and did a perfect
Reliving youth
via daughter
See LOUNGE, Page 16
See SOCCER, Page 14
See HOOPS, Page 15
See SKYLINE, Page 14
SPORTS 12
Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Taxi
By Dennis Waszak Jr.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
JERSEY CITY, N.J. Beast
Mode was Least Mode again.
Seattle Seahawks running back
Marshawn Lynch abruptly ended
his media availability again
walking away from a throng of
reporters while escorted by a mem-
ber of the New Jersey State Police
on Wednesday after about 7 uncom-
fortable minutes in which he
answered just a few questions.
The elusive Lynch, who created a
stir at media day Tuesday by talk-
ing for only 6 1/2 minutes, writhed
in his seat and leaned his head back
at times. A few dozen reporters,
lined up as much as ve deep, tried
to ask questions during the play-
ers 45-minute availability at the
team hotel.
I really dont have too much to
say, boss, Lynch said in a tone
barely above a
whisper. I real-
ly dont. I
appreciate it,
but I dont get
it. Im just here
so I wont get
fined, boss.
Thats the only
reason Im
here.
Earlier this
month, Lynch was fined $50,000
for not cooperating with the
Seattle media. The NFL put that
fine on hold, saying it would be
rescinded if he complied with
media obligations. During media
day, Lynch spoke for 6 1/2 min-
utes before leaving, then return-
ing to speak to Deion Sanders for
NFL Network, to the Seahawks
website, and to Armed Forces
Network and acknowledged he
was trying to avoid being fined
by the league for not meeting his
media requirements.
It didnt appear Lynch would be
fined, for either Tuesday or
Wednesday.
Players are required to partici-
pate and he participated, NFL
spokesman Greg Aiello said in an
email to The Associated Press.
His comments of the past two
days have been widely circulated.
In a statement before Tuesdays
media session, the Pro Football
Writers of America said it was
extremely disappointed in the
lack of meaningful access to
Lynch at media day. The PFWA
added that several long-standing
and high-profile members were
appalled by Mr. Lynchs conduct
and refusal to answer any ques-
tions.
The organization also called the
statement by the league that Lynch
participated Tuesday an affront to
our membership, but added that it
was encouraged that the NFL
would continue to monitor the sit-
uation.
Players have clauses in their
contract requiring them to cooper-
ate with the media.
Fullback Michael Robinson,
one of Lynchs buddies who was
seated to his left, even poked fun at
the situation by asking Lynch a
question of his own.
What do you think of your full-
back? Robinson said, laughing.
Is he a pretty cool brother?
No, Lynch responded.
What? Robinson asked incred-
ulously.
No, Lynch repeated.
Thats messed up, a smiling
Robinson said. We went to dinner
last night and everything, man.
After Lynch was short with his
answers to a few questions,
Robinson moved the microphone
in front of himself and began
answering questions for Lynch.
Im going to slide up in this
thing, Robinson said with a
smile, and break up the monoto-
ny a little bit. Uhh, Marshawn
aint going to try to say nothing
to you guys, so you can direct your
questions toward me.
Robinson used the running
backs boss gure of speech to
end each sentence.
One reporter asked how Lynch
was feeling.
He just wants to play ball,
boss, Robinson said.
Robinson was then asked how he
would dene Beast Mode.
Its a lifestyle, boss,
Robinson responded as Lynch,
wearing headphones on top of his
head, sat back in his chair smiling.
Lynch was asked if he was con-
cerned he could be ned for not
showing up at the availability, and
he handled that one himself.
Im here, man, Lynch said.
So, I dont have to pay the ne,
boss.
Marshawn mostly mum again with media
Marshawn
Lynch
By Howard Fendrich
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
JERSEY CITY, N.J. So much
for all the hand-wringing about a
snowed-in Super Bowl.
How would freezing spectators
deal with the cold at MetLife
Stadium?
What sort of havoc would a big
storm wreak on transportation and
other game-day logistics?
What if the NFL decided to post-
pone its championship game
between the Denver Broncos and
Seattle Seahawks for 24 hours?
If the National Weather
Services forecast is correct, the
buzz about a blizzard at the rst
cold-weather, outdoor Super Bowl
the official host committee
logo features a snowake will
turn out to be just talk. As of
Wednesday, no snow, or even rain,
was being predicted for Sunday.
It would have been cool in the
snow, Seattle linebacker Heath
Farwell said. Thats, I guess, how
footballs supposed to be played.
Players on both teams have
experienced chilly conditions dur-
ing games, of course, although
they dont regularly brace for the
sort of brrrr thats anticipated for
this Super Bowl, even if there isnt
any snow. Sundays high tempera-
ture is expected to be 38 degrees,
which would make it the coldest of
the 48 Super Bowls so far.
With the opening kickoff sched-
uled for about 6:30 p.m., the mer-
cury could drop into the 20s by the
time the game ends.
The only time the temperature
dropped below 40 degrees for a
Super Bowl came when it was 39 in
New Orleans in January 1972. The
Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami
Dolphins 24-3 in that game, and
Miamis scoring output remains
the lowest for one team in a Super
Bowl.
I was expecting unbearable
cold, Broncos safety Duke
Ihenacho said, looking ahead to
Sunday. Itll be cold, but its
nothing we havent seen in
Denver.
Similar to the setup for cold-site
games during the regular season,
there will be 70 feet worth of heat-
ed benches on each sideline, half
for the offense, half for the
defense, according to the NFL.
(Attention, kickers: The league did
not mention special teams.)
The benches can reach a temper-
ature that is 90 degrees warmer
Players prepare for cold Super Bowl
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The Sharks matched the record for shots
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STANFORD Nick Johnson kept
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Fourth-ranked Wichita State hasnt lost
either.
Powell and Josh Huestis each scored 13
points for Stanford (13-7, 4-4), which out-
shot Arizona 38 percent to 36 percent.
Johnson missed a free throw with 28 sec-
onds left and Stanford called timeout.
Huestis missed a 3 from the left wing and
Aaron Gordon secured the rebound, but he
also missed a free throw giving the Cardinal
one nal shot.
Chasson Randle missed a long 3 just
before the nal buzzer for Stanford, which
went cold down the stretch and were held
scoreless for nearly nine minutes.
After a 3-pointer by Huestis with 10:03
reamining, Stanford didnt score again until
Powells layin at 1:21 and Powell missed
a pair of free throws at 4:36 that would have
put his team ahead.
Arizona, ranked No. 1 for a school-record
eighth consecutive week, overcame a slow
start on the way to an eighth straight win
against Stanford.
The Cardinal beat two top-25 teams
already with victories at then-No. 10
Connecticut and at then-No. 17 Oregon ear-
lier this month.
But not this time given their struggles in
the waning moments at Maples Pavilion,
which hosted a No. 1 mens team for the rst
time since losing 72-69 to Arizona on
March 1, 2003.
Arizona missed two shots both by
Johnson from close range in the opening
minute and began the game 1 for 9 against a
smothering Stanford man-to-man defense
that made it tough for the Wildcats to get
good looks. Stanford also took a quick 7-3
rebounding advantage.
In a sloppy start, Arizona was whistled for
a pair of offensive fouls, Aaron Gordon air-
balled a 3-point try, while Rondae Hollis-
Jefferson missed a pair of free throws at the
14:11 mark.
The Wildcats had a large contingent of
fans in the crowd cheering U of A! U of A!
McConnells jumper at 10:58 gave
Arizona its rst lead of the opening half.
Gordon, from nearby San Jose, scored his
rst points midway through the half and
Arizona missed four of its initial ve 3-
point attempts.
Stanford makes Arizona sweat, but Wildcats stay unbeaten
Oilers 3, Sharks 0
Arizona 60, Stanford 57
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The Bears chances took a big hit, however,
when Abarca went to the sidelines late in the
rst half with what Pickard feared is a serious
knee injury.
Pickard said the loss from the injury was
more than just losing what Abarca can do with
the ball at his feet. He said as a senior, Abarca
brings a calming presence to Pickards young
squad.
Players like him are critical, Pickard said.
Lopez especially missed Abarca, whose pin-
point passes to the ank allowed Lopez to use
his speed to beat the defense. Without Abarca,
Lopez disappeared for much of the second half.
M-Amade that goal stand up until halftime,
but Woodside (5-0-2, 9-2-3) wasted little time
in tying things up early in the second half.
Four minutes into the second stanza, the
Wildcats earned a free kick just outside the M-
A penalty box. Kevin Amaya chipped a ball
into the Bears penalty box, where it found the
head of Eduardo Guerrero, who nodded it home
to tie the game at 1.
Six minutes later, Woodside had the lead.
Again off a set piece, a free kick from about 21
yards, defender Salvador Herrera stepped up and
bent his shot around the wall and into the upper
right corner for a cracker of a goal.
This team has a lot of heart, Ringman said,
adding it was the rst time in league play his
team has trailed.
From that point on, Woodside dominated
possession, as the Bears struggled to nd any
rhythm offensively.
It looked hopeless at times in the second
half, Pickard said.
Over the nal 10 minutes, however, M-A
started to nd its form and began to apply pres-
sure on the Woodside goal. The Bears had a
couple of deections in front of the goal saved,
before Lopez came to the rescue in the nal
minutes.
M-A earned a free kick about 25 yards out
near the left sideline in the 78th minute. Lopez
proceeded to swerve a ball into the Woodside
penalty box that found the upper right-hand
corner of the goal for an unbelievable equaliz-
er.
Pickard credited Lopezs tenacity for helping
the Bears earn the draw.
He does the things other kids wont do,
Pickard said.
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Menlo-Athertons Andres Gonzalez-Lopez, left, collides with Woodsides KevinAmaya during
a 2-2 tie Wednesday afternoon.
Continued from page 11
SOCCER
And that all begins on the mound where
Skyline is led by a trio of promising starters
or as Nomicos said, thats two more
starters than weve had in recent years.
Leading the charge is former Mills product and
preseason All-NorCal right-hander Bryan
Hidalgo. In 10 starts last year, Hidalgo threw
over 60 innings, won three games and
punched out 52. Hell be complemented nice-
ly by College of San Mateo transfer and for-
mer Carlmont Scot Daniel Madigan who
can be downright lthy when hes on.
Unfortunately for him, he was limited to just
four games last year. That certainly wont be
the case in 2014.
The third starter is the reigning Daily
Journal Male Athlete of the Year and former
Aragon Don Aldo Severson.
Hes been a surprise for us, Nomicos said.
Hes really matured in the last three months.
Physically, hes gotten better and better. Hes
on our radar.
While those three will be expected to eat up
innings, just as important is the Skyline
bullpen. Sophomore reliever Danny Morales,
formerly of Serra, brings experience to the
back end of that pitching staff. Also huge will
be the reigning PAL Bay Division pitcher of
the year Thomas Cauleld the left-hander
highlights a total of six Burlingame recruits
that will suit up for Nomicos.
Theyve bought in to the Skyline way,
Nomicos said. This is a really physical team
very like the old Skyline teams weve had.
These guys are dirtbags very blue collar.
They just want to play and compete. We got a
good nucleus.
The incoming offensive talented high-
lighted by the bat of former Hillsdale Knight
Armando Fajardo is very exciting to
Nomicos and a program that hit just .234 last
year. Fajardo, Michael Franco and Phil
Cauleld must look to mesh with players like
Joey Carney (Mills), Lance Montano, and
Lucciano Molina (Capuchino), who all split
time at rst base last season, and are expected
to provide the sophomore leadership essen-
tial to any successful community college
team. Carney moves to the outeld and
Molina will do the catching.
The key is that theyve bought in,
Nomicos said. You can have a bunch of super-
stars on the team, but not win anything. We
dont have any superstars but we have guys
that work well as a unit.
As mentioned, 26 of the 28 Skyline players
can be considered local products. Still, look
out for Nobuaki Suzuki, a freshman second
baseman from Japan.
We got really lucky with him, Nomicos
said. That was a big pick up.
Also, Nomicos is expecting great things
from Franco, who will roam centereld and bat
lead-off.
Hes turned into quite the college baseball
player, Nomicos said.
The kids that have been through this have
really taken the freshman under their wings,
Nomicos said. And thats why everyone has
bought in. At the end of the day, these guys
really want to win.
Continued from page 11
SKYLINE
Maurice Petty completes
Petty clan in Hall of Fame
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Dale Jarrett had no
idea what crazy things Blake Shelton might
say as the country music star inducted him into
the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
It could have gone in a lot of different direc-
tions, Jarrett said of Sheltons induction
speech.
Shelton read a handwritten and heartfelt
speech about his love of racing, inherited
through his late father, who as his health
declined was so thrilled that his son got to
hang with some of NASCARs biggest stars.
Jarrett on occasion spoke to Sheltons
father on the phone.
I believe it was little things like that that
kept my dad happy those last few years,
Shelton said. And even though I know he was
beyond proud of my accomplishments in
music, he just couldnt get over the fact that I
got to spend time with guys like Clint Bowyer
and Elliott Sadler, and most of all, Dale
Jarrett.
It set the tone for Jarretts emotional induc-
tion. He joined his father, Ned, as just the sec-
ond father-son combination with NASCAR
championships inducted into the Hall.
The Jarretts join Lee and Richard Petty.
Athree-time Daytona 500 winner, two-time
Brickyard winner and the 1999 Cup champion,
Jarrett was emotional the entire time.
But he had to choke back tears when it came
time to address his father.
My dad has been everything a son would
want his father to be successful, a leader by
example, a teacher you can believe in, and
always there to support me, Jarrett said. My
dad was and still is today my hero. Thats what
really makes this night so very special: Im
joining my father in the NASCAR Hall of
Fame.
Sports brief
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EASTERNCONFERENCE
ATLANTICDIVISION
W L Pct GB
Toronto 24 21 .533
Brooklyn 20 23 .465 3
New York 18 27 .400 6
Philadelphia 15 31 .326 9 1/2
Boston 15 33 .313 10 1/2
SOUTHEASTDIVISION
W L Pct GB
Miami 32 13 .711
Atlanta 23 21 .523 8 1/2
Washington 22 22 .500 9 1/2
Charlotte 20 27 .426 13
Orlando 12 35 .255 21
CENTRALDIVISION
W L Pct GB
Indiana 35 9 .795
Chicago 23 22 .511 12 1/2
Detroit 18 27 .400 17 1/2
Cleveland 16 29 .356 19 1/2
Milwaukee 8 37 .178 27 1/2
WESTERNCONFERENCE
SOUTWESTDIVISION
W L Pct GB
San Antonio 33 13 .717
Houston 31 17 .646 3
Dallas 26 21 .553 7 1/2
Memphis 24 20 .545 8
New Orleans 19 26 .422 13 1/2
NORTHWEST DIVISION
W L Pct GB
Oklahoma City 37 10 .787
Portland 33 13 .717 3 1/2
Minnesota 23 22 .511 13
Denver 22 22 .500 13 1/2
Utah 16 29 .356 20
PACIFICDIVISION
W L Pct GB
L.A. Clippers 32 15 .681
Phoenix 27 18 .600 4
Golden State 27 19 .587 4 1/2
L.A. Lakers 16 30 .348 15 1/2
Sacramento 15 30 .333 16
WednesdaysGames
Oklahoma City 112, Miami 95
Toronto 98, Orlando 83
Philadelphia 95, Boston 94
Detroit at Atlanta, ppd.
Minnesota 88, New Orleans 77
Phoenix 126, Milwaukee 117
Houston 117, Dallas 115
Charlotte 101, Denver 98
Chicago 96, San Antonio 86
Memphis 99, Sacramento 89
Washington at L.A. Clippers, late
ThursdaysGames
Phoenix at Indiana, 4 p.m.
Cleveland at New York, 5 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.
FridaysGames
Milwaukee at Orlando, 4 p.m.
Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4:30 p.m.
Memphis at Minnesota, 5 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Brooklyn, 5 p.m.
Sacramento at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Toronto at Denver, 6 p.m.
Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.
Golden State at Utah, 7:30 p.m.
NBA GLANCE
EASTERNCONFERENCE
ATLANTICDIVISION
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Boston 52 34 15 3 71 159 115
Tampa Bay 53 31 17 5 67 157 131
Toronto 55 28 21 6 62 158 170
Montreal 53 28 20 5 61 131 134
Detroit 53 23 19 11 57 135 149
Ottawa 53 23 20 10 56 150 167
Florida 53 21 25 7 49 129 164
Buffalo 52 14 30 8 36 101 152
METROPOLITANDIVISION
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Pittsburgh 53 37 14 2 76 171 128
N.Y. Rangers 55 29 23 3 61 141 139
Philadelphia 54 26 22 6 58 147 158
Carolina 53 24 20 9 57 134 150
Columbus 53 26 23 4 56 154 151
Washington 53 24 21 8 56 153 158
New Jersey 54 22 21 11 55 127 135
N.Y. Islanders 56 21 27 8 50 158 187
WESTERNCONFERENCE
CENTRALDIVISION
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
St. Louis 52 36 11 5 77 180 119
Chicago 55 32 10 13 77 194 154
Colorado 52 33 14 5 71 153 137
Minnesota 55 29 20 6 64 133 135
Dallas 53 24 21 8 56 154 157
Nashville 55 24 23 8 56 136 166
Winnipeg 55 25 25 5 55 155 162
PACIFICDIVISION
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Anaheim 55 39 11 5 83 184 134
San Jose 54 34 14 6 74 165 129
Los Angeles 55 30 19 6 66 133 116
Vancouver 54 27 18 9 63 137 138
Phoenix 53 25 18 10 60 154 160
Calgary 53 19 27 7 45 124 169
Edmonton 56 18 32 6 42 147 190
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime
loss.
WednesdaysGames
N.Y. Rangers 2, N.Y. Islanders 1
Edmonton 3, San Jose 0
Chicago at Vancouver, late
ThursdaysGames
Montreal at Boston, 4 p.m.
Florida at Toronto, 4 p.m.
Washington at Columbus, 4 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.
New Jersey at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Colorado, 6 p.m.
San Jose at Calgary, 6 p.m.
Buffalo at Phoenix, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
FridaysGames
N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.
St. Louis at Carolina, 4 p.m.
Washington at Detroit, 4:30 p.m.
New Jersey at Nashville, 5 p.m.
Vancouver at Winnipeg, 5:30 p.m.
NHL GLANCE
THURSDAY
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.
Wrestling
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
Kings Academy at Mercy-Burlingame,Sacred Heart
Prep at Mercy-SF, 6:30 p.m.
FRIDAY
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,Woodsideat SanMateo,3p.m.;Crystal Springs
at EastsidePrep,3:30p.m.;Hillsdaleat Jefferson,West-
moor at Mill, Capuchino vs. South City at Skyline
Colleg, Burlingame at Half Moon Bay, Aragon at Se-
quoia, Carlmont at Menlo-Atherton, El Camino at
Terra Nova, 4 p.m.
SATURDAY
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.
WHATS ON TAP
BASEBALL
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER Suspended
Philadelphia LHP Christopher OHare (Lakewood-
SAL) 50games after asecondpositivetest for adrug
of abuse under the Minor League Drug Prevention
and Treatment Program.
AmericanLeague
KANSAS CITY ROYALS Acquired OF Carlos
Peguero from Seattle for a player to be named or
cashconsiderations.DesignatedLHPEverettTeaford
for assignment.
LOA ANGELES ANGELS Announced the addi-
tions of orthopedicsurgeons Dr.Robert Grumet and
Dr. Michael F. Shepard to its medical staff.
MINNESOTA TWINS Agreed to terms with RHP
Matt Guerrier on a minor league contract.
TRANSACTIONS
30 points per game on defense.
And when you can hold a varsity
basketball team to just 30 points,
youre gong to win a lot of games.
They (Hillsdale) got 33 today. We
had a crummy fourth quarter. But
the hard work from the rst three
quarters paid off.
Mills went on a 10-2 run in the
rst three minutes of quarter No. 3
to build that lead to 16 before
Emily Lyons hit a jumper to calm
Hillsdales nerves. And actually, it
was that jumper in the lane that
turned off the Mills offensive
switch. From there, it was hard for
the Vikings to even buy a basket,
Matsu said.
We were executing the offense
and getting the shots we wanted,
Matsu said. We just werent n-
ishing.
Luckily for them, it wasnt like
the Knights were lights-out during
Mills drought. Nepomuceno and
Lyons knocked down a couple of
emotional trifectas that got the
Hillsdale bench jumping. But
unfortunately for the Knights,
with less than a minute to go, the
looks they got from the perimeter
were a bit forced, and thus, only
found iron. And those were the
ones Hillsdale really needed
Thursday night.
We were very fortunate, Matsu
said. But Im very proud of the
girls. They did a great job and now
we have a tough game on Friday
against Aragon. It doesnt get any
easier.
Continued from page 11
HOOPS
San Francisco defeats
Portland 84-71
SAN FRANCISCO Kruize
Pinkins scored 20 points and
grabbed seven rebounds as San
Francisco posted its third-straight
conference win with an 84-71 victo-
ry over Portland on Wednesday
night.
Cole Dickerson had 21 points and
ve rebounds for the Dons (14-8, 7-
3 West Coast Conference). Avry
Holmes scored 15 points and Mark
Tollefsen added 12.
Portlands Alec Wintering led the
Pilots (12-10, 4-6) with 15 points
and ve assists.
San Francisco capped a 20-7 run
to start the rst half with a Mark
Tollefsen 3-pointer at 12:02. The
Dons led 47-37 at the break.
The Pilots came within ve on a
Bryce Pressley 3 at 12:16 in the sec-
ond but the Dons went on an 11-6
run a few minutes later, extending
their lead back into double digits
with six minutes remaining.
Pinkins, Holmes and Tollefsen
combined for 10 points in the nal
1:23 to seal the win.
UNLV cruises past
San Jose State 70-46
SAN JOSE Roscoe Smith
notched his 14th double-double,
tied for the most in the nation, and
UNLV rolled over San Jose State
70-46 on Wednesday night.
Smith, the nations leading
rebounder coming into the game
with 12.2 per game, had 15 boards
and 12 points in the victory over
the Spartans. Deville Smith and
Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 13
points each for the Runnin Rebels
(14-7, 5-3 Mountain West), who
won their third straight game in
leading from start to nish.
Jaleel Williams scored 16 points
and grabbed nine rebounds for San
Jose State, which shot just 28.8
percent from the eld, making just
3 of 21 3-point attempts. Rashad
Muhammad added 13 points.
The Spartans (6-15, 0-9) have
lost nine straight games and are
still looking for their first
Mountain West victory in their
rst year in the conference. This
was the rst meeting between the
two programs since 1997.
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The seats generate heat in the area surround-
ing the benches, so even standing nearby
can help ght the freeze.
There also will be heated torpedo fans
on each sideline.
Football uniforms have short sleeves, and
only one of the 15 players interviewed for
this story, Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril,
said he would even consider wearing long
sleeves underneath to provide some protec-
tion Sunday.
Im a 315-pound man. The weather does-
nt bother me, Broncos defensive tackle
Sylvester Williams said, by way of explain-
ing why hed never go for the long-sleeved
look.
Instead, players did offer up various other
options for nding warmth.
The remedies range from commonsense
solutions for when the temperature plunges,
such as wearing extra-thick jackets or
gloves on the sideline, to more far-ung
options such as spraying anti-perspirant on
feet to keep them dry and prevent sweat
from freezing. Even more far-flung:
Seattles Harwell said hes heard of players
putting cayenne pepper and baby powder on
their feet.
Many players said they will use some
combination of Vaseline and a product
called Warm Skin, described on the compa-
nys website as a unique barrier cream that
soothes and protects your skin, to seal up
pores and act as insulation.
At rst, I didnt think it would work, but
I was surprised that it really protected me
from the elements, especially from the wind
and everything. I felt good. I felt warm,
said Denver defensive tackle Sione Fua, who
sported a thick gray hoodie under his orange
jersey at his teams interview session
Wednesday, when the high was 25. It rubs
in pretty good, so its not like your skins
slick. The referees check for that, anyway,
so if youre too slick, they tell you to wipe
down.
Broncos safety David Bruton said he start-
ed using creams on his arms before playing
in the cold during high school in
Miamisburg, Ohio.
My Dad suggested it. He was a truck driv-
er, and sometimes hed have to hook the
trailer up when it was blistering cold, like
when he would go to New York in the win-
ter, Bruton recalled. He would have thick
gloves and Vaseline on.
No matter how they try to weather
Sundays weather, players doubt the condi-
tions whatever they turn out to be will
inuence the games outcome.
Both teams are going to be prepared, and
they wont really care about it, Bruton
said. Hey, its the Super Bowl. Whos
going to care about the weather? And no one
is ever going to say, Such-and-such won,
and it was negative-2 degrees at the end of
the game.
Maybe so.
But at least one player is holding out hope
for a few akes.
I really got excited about the Super
Bowl, Broncos kick returner Trindon
Holliday said, thinking it was going to
have some snow.
Continued from page 11
COLD
shoulder roll and popped right back up. But I
know that is the exception. There are going
to be some bumps and bruises incurred along
the way, even with protective padding and a
helmet, which I have yet to buy. I think Ive
mentally steeled myself for the inevitable.
But Ive realized falling down was a common
occurrence as a kid. As you get older, you
nd its a foreign feeling to be tumbling to
the ground and, as anyone will tell me, it
takes a lot longer to heal at my age.
The good part is, Im nally able to buy
what I want, instead of having to settle for
what I could afford as a kid. The funny thing
is, prices on a skateboard deck, trucks and
wheels havent changed much since the mid-
80s, when I was in my skateboarding glory.
So when I went into the skateboard shop
and told them I was looking for a setup, the
only thing I knew for sure was I wanted
Independent trucks, the Cadillac of the skate
world. My next big decision was choosing
between an old-school shape or the mod-
ern popsicle board the ones that have
tails on both ends. Most of the boards in the
80s only had the kicktail and a at, wide
front. Those were the types of I rode and did-
nt know if it would make relearning the
sport easier.
Ultimately, I decided on the modern model,
but I got as big a board I could nd to give
me ultimate stability: a Creature model that
is 8.8 inches wide. This thing is massive.
Add my Independent 159 trucks, old-school,
soft urethane wheels (read: large) and this
board denitely has an old-school look to it.
In my minds eye, Im going to be that old
guy cruising around the park with his daugh-
ter, trying to get her to discover the stoke
skateboarding can be. Ill be cruisin and
carvin, no major aerials, just fast, uid
lines.
The reality is Ill probably spend very lit-
tle time in a skate park or on a ramp. Ill be
front of my house, just carving small turns
on the street, trying not to fall and maybe, if
I get up enough gumption, start doing some
rockers on the curb, maybe some grinds.
Its all I ever really did when I was a kid
and it was fun enough. Hopefully I can teach
that much to my daughter: to be able to safe-
ly ride a skateboard without being petried
of falling.
Whatever it takes to spend more fun time
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Boys basketball
Burlingame 69, Carlmont 49
The Panthers had three players score in dou-
ble gures as they remain undefeated in PAL
South Division play following Wednesdays
win over the Scots.
Point guard Frankie Ferrari scored a team-
high 23 points to lead Burlingame (7-0 PAL
South), while center Nick Loew added 16.
Justin Gutang chipped in with 10.
Michael Costello, once again, paced
Carlmont (1-6) with a game-high 24 points,
drilling ve 3-pointers in the process.
Mills 40, Hillsdale 27
The Vikings led 25-14 at halftime and were
never seriously threatened in the second half
as they pulled into a three-way tie for second
place with Aragon and the Knights.
Daniel Yu paced Mills (5-2 PALSouth, 15-4
overall) with 12 points, while Marquis Adkins
chipped in with 11.
Hillsdale (5-2, 11-8) was led by Brian
Houle, who scored a game-high 14 points.
Pinewood 57, Menlo School 57
While not as good as its girlsprogram, the
Pinewood boysbasketball team is in the hunt
for a WBAL title after knocking off the
Knights Tuesday night.
The win keeps Pinewood (6-1 WBAL) one
game behind division-leading Sacred Heart
Prep (7-0). Menlo (5-2, 6-11) falls into third
place, two games back of the Gators.
Pinewood led 28-26 at halftime and then
held the Knights to just 20 second-half
points, outscoring them 19-11 in the fourth
quarter.
Bobby Roth led Menlo with 12 points,
while Liam Dunn added 11.
Girls basketball
Sacred Heart Prep 52, Notre Dame-SJ 38
The Gators pulled to a game of second-place
Menlo School in the West Bay Athletic
League Foothill Division standings with a 14-
point win over Notre Dame-San Jose Tuesday.
Meghan Holland led the way for SHP (3-2
WBAL, 11-8 overall) with a game-high 15
points, one of three Gators to score in double
digits. Caroline Cummings added 13 and Jane
Meehan chipped in with 10.
Girls soccer
Notre Dame-Belmont 3,
Sacred Heart Prep 0
The Tigers picked up their second win in
West Catholic Athletic League play with a
shutout win over the Irish Wednesday.
Meaghan Uhl gave Notre Dame (2-7
WCAL, 8-8 overall) a 1-0 lead three minutes
into the game, off an assist from Jessica
Parque.
The score stayed that way until Emily
Casey converted a Luca Deza assist into a
goal in the 52nd minute. Sara Eckles round-
ed out the scoring in the 74th minute, with
Deza picking up her second assist of the
game.
Boys soccer
Sacred Heart Prep 4, Kings Academy 2
The Gators stayed perfect in West Bay
Athletic League play, scoring three, rst-half
goals to pick up the win over the Knights.
Isaac Polkinhorne had a goal and two
assists, while Cam Chapman, Will Mishra and
Andrew Segre also converted for SHP (7-0
WBAL, 8-4-1 overall).
Frankie Hattler and Ricky Grau each picked
up an assist in the victory.
Crystal Springs 5, Pinewood 1
With the Gryphons leading 2-1 at halftime,
they exploded for three second-half goals to
beat the Panthers Wednesday afternoon.
Freshman Deji Agunbiade gave Crystal
Springs (3-4 WBAL) a 1-0 lead 12 minutes
into the game, off an assist from David
Madding.
Pinewood tied the score in the 16th minute,
but Madding put the Gryphons ahead to stay
with a goal just before halftime, with Alex
Sfakianos picking up the assist.
Ten minutes into the second Ayo Agunbiade
scored the rst of his two goals, the rst com-
ing in the 50th minute and the second in the
54th, the second off an assist from goalkeep-
er Daniel Cui. Brian Hannah rounded out the
scoring off an assist from Javier Rojas.
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MEXICO CITY The stunning and little-
understood annual migration of millions of
Monarch butteries to spend the winter in
Mexico is in danger of disappearing,
experts said Wednesday, after numbers
dropped to their lowest level since record-
keeping began in 1993.
Their report blamed the displacement of
the milkweed the species feeds on by genet-
ically modied crops and urban sprawl in
the United States, extreme weather trends
and the dramatic reduction of the butteries
habitat in Mexico due to illegal logging of
the trees they depend on for shelter.
After steep and steady declines in the pre-
vious three years, the black-and-orange but-
teries now cover only 1.65 acres (0.67
hectares) in the pine and r forests west of
Mexico City, compared to 2.93 acres (1.19
hectares) last year, said the report released
by the World Wildlife Fund, Mexicos
Environment Department and the Natural
Protected Areas Commission. They covered
more than 44.5 acres (18 hectares) at their
recorded peak in 1996.
Because the butteries clump together by
the thousands in trees, they are counted by
the area they cover.
While the Monarch is not in danger of
extinction, the decline in their population
now marks a statistical long-term trend and
can no longer be seen as a combination of
yearly or seasonal events, experts said.
The announcement followed on the heels
of the 20th anniversary of the North
American Free Trade Agreement, which saw
the United States, Mexico and Canada sign
environmental accords to protect migratory
species such as the Monarch. At the time,
the buttery was adopted as the symbol of
trilateral cooperation.
Twenty years after the signing of
NAFTA, the Monarch migration, the sym-
bol of the three countries cooperation, is at
serious risk of disappearing, said Omar
Vidal, the World Wildlife Fund director in
Mexico.
Lincoln Brower, a leading entomologist
at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, wrote
that the migration is denitely proving to
be an endangered biological phenomenon.
The main culprit, he wrote in an email,
is now genetically modified herbicide-
resistant corn and soybean crops and herbi-
cides in the USA, which leads to the
wholesale killing of the monarchs princi-
pal food plant, common milkweed.
While Mexico has made headway in reduc-
ing logging in the ofcially protected win-
ter reserve, that alone cannot save the
migration, wrote Karen Oberhauser, a pro-
fessor at the University of Minnesota. She
noted that studies indicate that the U.S.
Midwest is where most of the butteries
migrate from.
Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear
ized shopping focal point and consolidat-
ing parking to encourage visitors to walk to
multiple destinations.
Councilmembers hope aligning city poli-
cy with market conditions will facilitate a
more economically successful downtown
that will generate revenue while maintain-
ing the citys quaint style its residents
adore.
It has the potential to provide Belmont
with a real downtown and a vibrant area
thats consistent with the village feel that
so many folks in Belmont want to see,
Mayor Warren Lieberman said.
However, the city is facing signicant
challenges in revamping downtown such as
fragmented parcel ownership, zoning
restrictions, needed infrastructure repairs,
community support and nancing, accord-
ing to a study prepared by the consulting
rm Strategic Economics.
One of the most important moves the city
can begin taking immediately is to reach
out the community and engage stakehold-
ers, said Dena Belzer, president of Strategic
Economics.
The community is an integral part in
making change happen, Belzer said.
Reaching out to residents, business own-
ers and property developers is crucial if the
council expects to move through the
process expeditiously, Councilman Charles
Stone said.
I agree wholeheartedly with moving for-
ward as quickly as possible, Stone said.
[Weve got] to reach out to businesses and
get stakeholder buy-in.
As a small typically affluent city,
Belmont has a strong residential market-
place that, when located strategically, can
be used to build a successful downtown,
according to the study.
Councilman Eric Reed was in full support
of the recommendations and agreed intro-
ducing new residents correlates to introduc-
ing new shoppers.
Current zoning conditions in the area may
need to change to follow through with study
suggestions, said Community Development
Director Carlos de Melo.
To create a synergistic retail spot, the
council may need to be more exible by
zoning for more housing in the surrounding
area, de Melo said.
Parking in the area is currently spread out,
so Belzer recommended creating a centrally
located lot where people could park and
walk, thus encouraging people to frequent
surrounding businesses.
One of the more challenging aspects to
developing a downtown is nancing and g-
uring out how to leverage funds, de Melo
said. The city will be applying for the
$550,000 grant from San Mateo Countys
City/County Association of Governments,
however, its a competitive process, de
Melo said.
Even if funds are currently incomplete,
the city will still make substantial progress
by implementing Belmont Village Zoning
policies, Belzer said.
If you have a plan in place and keep mov-
ing forward, the funding will emerge,
Belzer said.
What the city is able to accomplish will
eventually be dictated by the market and
how developers and property owners
choose to act, de Melo said. Although the
city is still a long way from breaking
ground, the councils approval of the report
is getting the ball rolling, he said.
Were all hopeful its going to move
expeditiously. But the public process takes
time, and tonight was a great step, de Melo
said.
Before specific policies and plans are
established, there will be months revolved
around approving environmental impact
reports, community outreach and public
hearings, de Melo said.
Councilmembers are cautiously excited to
see progress thats been years in the mak-
ing. The Belmont Village Zoning standards
create a specific blueprint that will be
detailed enough to facilitate the types of
development the city wants to see,
Lieberman said.
[This] doesnt create policy, it creates
the process to get there, Lieberman said. I
think weve got a very strong opportunity
not to change the character of the city, but
to enhance it.
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BELMONT
the city before getting into the elaborate
details of a potential district.
The committee was called into question in
November 2013 when a vote on dissolving
the committee was pulled from the City
Councils agenda. The council first dis-
cussed the possibility of nixing the com-
mittee in early October because of lack of
productivity from the group, a number of
councilmembers said.
BID would afford them more say in a
commercial area in terms of banding togeth-
er to work on projects to upgrade the down-
town as well as bringing awareness, said
Mayor Wayne Lee. Theyre going to need
some encouragement from City Hall to
make the process of helping downtown be
more practical over political. ABID is not a
new concept, other cities like Burlingame
are doing this.
The committee has a lot of interest in
moving downtown forward in a positive
direction, said Councilwoman Anne
Oliva.
Theres a lot of passion [in the group],
said Oliva, who attended the committees
most recent meeting Wednesday morning
along with Lee.
Others think the citys revitalization
focus should be on the downtown rather
than developing the BARTarea. Paul Harrell
II of EXIT Excel Realty in Millbrae has been
attending committee meetings since last
summer. He believes the city and committee
need to work together for this revitaliza-
tion.
We need a diversity of restaurants like on
Third Avenue in San Mateo, he said. Only
adults are coming into downtown. ...
Downtown is your bread and butter.
The committee is intended to consist of
10 members who serve a term of four years
and may either reside or work in Millbrae.
The committee was established to guide the
implementation of the America Downtown
Action Agenda and advise the council on
downtown issues. Members may be reap-
pointed to additional terms and arent paid.
The committee has struggled to reach a quo-
rum because only eight of these seats are
lled and the rest should be lled, commit-
tee member Matt Fitzgibbons said at a coun-
cil meeting. Oliva was on the committee,
but can no longer serve in her capacity as a
councilwoman.
The committees next meeting is 8:30
a.m. Feb. 26. The committee will also meet
with the Chamber of Commerce.
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By Katherine Roth
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK From tablecloths to duvet
covers, iPhone cases to wallpaper and star-
tling calf-skin wall hangings, the ancient
Japanese resist-dying technique of shibori
has gone mainstream. Vera Wang, Ralph
Lauren, Eileen Fisher, Levis and innumer-
able ber artists are breathing new life into
the craft.
The stillness and beauty of it really cen-
ters me, said Oriana DiNella, who recently
launched her own Web-based shibori line,
including linen tableware, pillows and
throws and large leather wall hangings
all made to order and hand-dyed in organ-
ic indigo.
It feels like a rebellion against the fash-
ion movement, where everything seems so
fast and disposable, the New York-based
designer explained.
Shibori is slow. It takes time, and has
been around since about the 8th century.
The word comes from the Japanese shi-
boru, meaning to wring, squeeze or press.
The technique involves twisting, tying,
crumpling, stitching or folding fabric
usually silk or cotton in various ways,
transforming the two-dimensional material
into a sculptural, three-dimensional form.
This sculptural shape is then traditionally
dyed, originally using indigo, although a
huge variety of colors and dyes are now
used. Sometimes, the same fabric is then
twisted in some other way and then dyed
again. When the wrappings are removed,
the folds and creases where the fabric resis-
ted the dye form distinctive crinkled tex-
tures and patterns.
A sort of memory on cloth, Shibori
also encompasses Issey Miyakes revolu-
tionary pleated clothing, fulling and felt-
ing, and other methods of transforming nat-
ural fabrics into 3-D shapes.
The work of Hiroyuki Murase exemplies
both the 3-D possibilities of shibori and
the bridge between traditional and new.
Murase grew up in Arimatsu, Japan, where
shibori has been done using traditional
techniques for 400 years. Today, his array of
Luminaires lampshades and haute couture
fabrics, designed for the likes of Christian
Dior, are the cutting edge of modern shi-
bori.
Murases family company, Suzusan, was
founded there a century ago and has designed
shibori fabrics for Miyake and other
designers. Murase founded and is creative
director at a separate company by the same
name, Suzusan, in Dusseldorf, Germany.
But shibori is still most widely thought
of as a sort of tie-dyeing.
Todays incarnations are as different from
Shibori: An ancient art revamped and revisited
Theres a sense of timelessness and calm to the modern shibori pieces,and also a renewed focus
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Slugs and snails are ravenous plant eaters
that leave behind slimy trails of destruction
as they glide through nurseries and lawns,
farm elds and gardens. Remedies abound,
but prevention is an effective way to start.
Remove any debris from the garden,
said James Dill, a pest management special-
ist with University of Maine Extension.
Straw, boards, leaves and stuff like that.
They provide the perfect hiding places for
slugs in the daytime. Then they come out at
night and do their damaging thing.
Slugs are essentially snails without
shells, Dill said. Sizes and colors are all
over the map but both can be very destruc-
tive.
Slugs and snails prefer feeding on soft-
leaved plants, although they will eat what-
ever is available.
Three or four years ago I would have said
strawberries, hostas and leaves, Dill said.
But when you see the damage (done) to
potatoes or tubers, you realize they can rasp
on anything.
Maine had a wet summer last year and
slugs hit the states potato crop hard.
Commercial growers reported 6 to 7 per-
cent of their crop was damaged, Dill said.
Slugs prefer cool, rainy climates where
they wont dry out. Snails, which can nd
relief from the heat by withdrawing into
their shells, are more adapted to dry cli-
mates.
Effective snail and slug management calls
for a combination of garden upkeep and
trapping. As for the most commonly used
homemade baits, however, put away the
saltshakers and leave the beer in a cooler,
said Robin Rosetta, an entomologist with
the Oregon State University Extension
Service.
Table salt can dry up the mollusks but it
also can build in the soil over time, damag-
ing plants, she said. Fermented sugar
water and yeast is cheaper than beer-baited
traps and just as functional for drowning
slugs.
Commercial baits are toxic to snails and
slugs, but some varieties especially
those containing metaldehyde can be
harmful to children and pets.
The iron phosphate products work really
well, are generally less toxic than other
chemical controls, and several are organic,
Rosetta said.
Be prepared to reapply the baits since not
all slug and snail species are active at the
same time. Bait throughout the year or you
could see damage you didnt expect because
you didnt hit a particular group, Rosetta
said.
Making your yard less hospitable to slugs
and snails is generally more effective than
using chemicals, she said.
Consider:
watering plants in the morning when
snails and slugs are less active. Using drip
irrigation rather than sprinklers also makes
their habitat less appealing.
distancing plants that need more water
from those that are drought-tolerant. This
will limit areas that slugs call home,
Rosetta said.
weeding to eliminate moist places where
slugs nd cover.
handpicking slugs about two hours after
sunset. Handpicking is a viable method if
you have the time and a small area, Rosetta
said.
using barriers to separate slugs and
snails from planting beds. Slugs and snails
are effective climbers so raised bed gardens
and containers arent good deterrents.
Placing copper strips around those sys-
tems, though, works as a repellent, and is
toxic to slugs and snails, Rosetta said.
Prevent garden slugfest
with baits and upkeep
Projectors that display starry skies and frolicking sheep, and pillows that glow in the dark,
have caught on in recent years.
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LOS ANGELES Every so often, Brandi
Koskie nds dozens of photos of her 3-year-
old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone but
they arent ones Koskie has taken.
Therell be 90 pictures, sideways, of the
corner of her eye, her eyebrow, said
Koskie, who lives in Wichita, Kan. Shes
just tapping her way right into my phone.
The hidden photos, all shot by Paisley,
illustrate a phenomenon familiar to many
parents in todays tech-savvy world:
Toddlers love seles. Observant entrepre-
neurs have caught on to these image-
obsessed tots, marketing special apps that
make taking photos super-easy for little
ngers. You can even buy a pillow with a
smartphone pocket so toddlers can take
seles during diaper changes.
But toddlers arent the only ones taking
photos nonstop. Its not unusual for doting
parents to snap thousands of digital photos
by the time their child is 2. Todays toddlers
think nothing of nding their own biopic
stored in a device barely bigger than a deck
of cards.
While the barrage of images may keep
distant grandparents happy, its not yet
clear how such a steady diet of self-afrming
navel-gazing will affect members of the
rst truly smartphone generation. Tot-
centric snapshots can help build a healthy
self-image and boost childhood memories
when handled correctly, but shooting too
many photos or videos and playing them
back instantly for a demanding toddler
could backre, said Deborah Best, a profes-
sor of cognitive developmental psycholo-
gy at Wake Forest University in Winston-
Salem, N.C.
The instant gratification that smart-
phones provide todays toddlers is going
to be hard to overcome, she said. They
like things immediately, and they like it
short and quick. Its going to have an
impact on kids ability to wait for gratica-
tion. I cant see that it wont.
Julie Young, a Boston-based behavioral
analyst, has seen that rsthand. She was
recently helping her 3-year-old son record a
short birthday video for his cousin on her
iPhone when he stopped mid-sentence,
lunged for her phone and shouted, Mom,
can I see it?
Its caught on the end of the video. He
couldnt even wait to get the last sentence
out, said Young, who has two sons. The
second the phone comes out,
they stop, they look and
they attack.
Now Young and her
husband make their
sons wait to look at
a new video or photo
until after dinner or
until the other par-
ent comes home,
when everyone can
watch together. They
are careful to sit with
their kids when look-
ing at photos and have
adopted the phrase
practice patience as a
family mantra.
Its natural for tod-
dlers to be fascinated
with their own image
(think mirrors), and that
interest plays an impor-
tant developmental role
as they develop a sense of
self, child development
experts say. Watching a video
again and again can also help move
events from short- to long-term memory,
Best said.
But like any other fun thing kids get
obsessed with, too much of it can be bad.
Parents should make sure some photos
show the child with other family members
or friends. Parents can also sit with kids and
narrate the photo or video as if it were a bed-
time story.
When we read a book to a child, its the
same thing we do with these photos, Best
said.
Koskie has noticed that cuddling in bed
on a lazy Saturday morning and swiping
through digital photos is one of Paisleys
favorite activities, and it seems to encour-
age her to ask about her place in the world.
They look at photos and videos together on
the iPad going back to Paisleys birth and
shell start to ask ques-
tions: When I was a
little tiny baby did
I do this? Did I do
that?
Paisley and
the iPad are
almost the
same age:
She was
b o r n
t w o
weeks
a f t e r
it came out. Thats a base-level, foundation
technology for her, said Koskie, who han-
dles marketing and content strategy for the
email app EvoMail. Someday its all going
to come back to bite me or shes going to
come back and say, Wow, theres this
whole encyclopedia of my whole life.
Were very plugged in, for better or for
worse.
Still, parents who remember the days
before iPhones wonder if their children will
ever really understand the power of a cher-
ished photograph. Jason Michael, a 32-
year-old father of two in Denver, has taken
so many photos of his 11-month-old son
and 4-year-old stepdaughter (about
4,000) that his iPhones memory
has lled up three times. His
stepdaughter takes plenty of
seles and loves to lm
herself singing favorite
songs, then watches the
videos again and again.
Michael worries that
all that visual noise may
keep them from treasur-
ing that one special
image that can evoke
memories decades later.
For him, its a photo of
himself as an 8-month-old
baby lying on a pink blanket
decorated with a
rabbit eating a
carrot.
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Theres a sense of timelessness and
calm to the modern shibori pieces, and
also a renewed focus on workmanship and
functionality.
I love the bleeds, the fluidity of it. I
love how the light shades of indigo can
be so pale and watery and the navies can
be such a deep, deep blue, DiNella said.
Brooklyn designer Rebecca Atwood
uses modern fiber-reactive dyes for her
Blauvelt Collection, which includes pil-
lows and pouches. And home-design pur-
veyor Eskayel is creating the look of
shibori patterns using ink, water and
watercolors, followed by digital printing
techniques.
We have wallpaper, rugs, fabric, pil-
lows, baskets, iPhone cases, stationery,
prints and wall hangings. Oh, and
poufs, said founder and creative director
Shanan Campanero, when asked about
the companys shibori-inspired offer-
i ngs.
Compared to the tie-dyes of a genera-
tion ago, she said, todays shi bori -
inspired works feature patterns that are
more careful, deliberate and traditional.
Vera Wangs collection is centered on
bedding, while Ralph Laurens features
swim trunks and clothing. Levis has
even come out with shibori-inspired
jeans. But while mass-produced items
lack the nuanced appeal of handcrafted
works, they bring a surprising touch of
texture and pizazz to the familiar.
For those inclined to take on do-it-
yourself projects, shibori has never been
more accessible. It can be done easily at
home using minimal equipment.
Urban Outfitters sells its own shibori
kits, and lessons are widely available
online, from basic for beginners to truly
advanced. Martha Stewart Living features
a project on its website using a standard
pressure cooker to make elegant shibori
at home.
Serious shibori artists and workshops
across the country and internationally
can be found through the Berkeley-based
World Shibori Network. With a member-
ship of dedicated artisans in Japan and
around the globe, it was founded in the
1990s because of fears that the tradition-
al craft would disappear.
Despite widespread interest in shibori
in the West, we are still concerned with
its survival in Japan, explained
Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, the organiza-
t i ons president and co-founder.
Wada, author of Shibori and
Memory on Cloth (both published by
Kodansha), has taught and written about
shibori for more than 30 years, co-found-
ed Berkeleys Kasuri Dyeworks in 1975,
and helped introduce shibori to the
United States. Now, her focus is ensuring
its survival in Japan.
There used to be thousands and thou-
sands of artists working on this. Now
there are not so many people doing it
using traditional techniques, said Wada.
She said iPhone covers and poufs made
using digital techniques, far from being
silly novelties, are crucial to the future
of shibori, which holds little appeal to
most young Japanese.
Adapting shibori to something con-
temporary is the key to its survival, she
said. When the big designers come out
with it and young artists take it in new
directions, then more people here and in
Japan start to pay attention.
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SHIBORI
although a pacier is OK.
After a year, however, many parents do
like to give babies comfort objects.
Retailers and manufacturers are happy to
oblige.
Land of Nod has super-soft plush blankets
that have animal head shapes, so children
can cuddle elephants, rabbits and lambs.
(www.landofnod.com)
Pillow Pets, those soft plush toys that
double as pillows, include unusual animals
like koalas, buffalo and elephants, as well
as dolphins and dinosaurs. A lighted ver-
sion, Dream Lites, projects a starry night
sky on the wall for 20 minutes. (www.myp-
illowpets.com)
Projectors that display starry skies and
frolicking sheep, and pillows that glow in
the dark, have caught on in recent years.
Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No Cry
Sleep Solution (McGraw-Hill, 2002), says
darkness is natures way of signaling that
its time to sleep. The projectors or glowing
pillows can be part of the bedtime ritual,
she says, but then turn them off. Or put them
behind furniture so the glow isnt as strong.
(www.pantley.com)
Many of the projectors do come with a 20-
minute programmable shut-off.
White noise can be relaxing for many
babies and children, Pantley says, especial-
ly a steady, unobtrusive, relaxing sound,
such as rainfall, ocean waves or, for new-
borns, a heartbeat.
Homedics SoundSpa collection includes
machines that play sounds of nature includ-
ing moving water, crickets and heartbeats.
Theres a portable clip-on model for travel-
ing. The Graco Baby Sweet Slumber Sound
Machine is a veritable sleep disco with 12
different sound options, MP3 port for cus-
tomizable plug in music and a night light.
Duux makes a cool-mist humidier shaped
like a mushroom, with an aromatherapy
option (www.homedics.com; www. t oys-
rus.com; www.duux.com )
You can personalize your childs bedtime
routine by downloading songs or stories to
Cloud Bs menagerie of soft sleep critters.
The company also offers the Lullabag, a
soft, baby-size zippered sleeping bag.
(www.cloudb.com)
If high-tech peace of mind is important,
check out www.safetosleep.com: They offer
a sleep mat integrated with a ber-optic sys-
tem that monitors babys breathing and
movement. You can also record your voice
or lullabies.
For troublesome sleepers, Pedrick likes
the Sleep Buddy system, which consists of a
blue light projector, a storybook and a
reward chart. Stickers are awarded for nights
when kids dont get out of bed; after consec-
utive successes, small prizes can be offered.
(www.sleepbuddy.com)
Brooklyn, N.Y., mom Betsy Bradley dealt
with her daughter Phoebes colicky early
months by using a Metropolitan Museum of
Art lullaby CD and one of Miracle Babys
swaddling blankets. The one-size-fits-all
shaped cotton blankets wrap baby snugly
so she cant twitch and startle herself.
(www.miraclebaby.com)
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THURSDAY, JAN. 30
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
angelina@bethnay-mp.org.
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
museums 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. Sotel San Francisco Bay, 223
Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City.
The Bay Area community is invited
to join Sotel 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
www.sofitelsfdining.com/Happenin
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
www.pjcc.org/scholar.
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, ashquake, 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
Theatres 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-
ductions.net.
FRIDAY, JAN. 31
Free Tax Preparation. 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Samaritan House, 4031 Pacic
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 Devils
Canyon. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. 935
Washington St., San Carlos. Free. For
more information contact joe@dev-
ilscanyon.com.
San Mateo High School
Performing Arts Presents HAIR-
SPRAY. 7:30 p.m. San Mateo
Performing Arts Center, 600 N.
Delaware St., San Mateo. $5. Through
Feb. 9. For more information call 558-
2375.
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-
0264.
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-
yards.stanford.edu.
Rx by Kate Fodor opens Dragon
Theatres 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-
ductions.net.
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.
SATURDAY, FEB. 1
Housing Element Workshop. 9 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. Congregational Church
of San Mateo, Buckham Room, 225
Tilton Ave., San Mateo. Coffee and
snacks will be provided.
Used Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St.,
Menlo Park. Prices start at $1. All pro-
ceeds benet the Menlo Park Library
and Belle Haven Library. For more
information call 330-2521.
Portola Art Gallery Presents Alice
WeilsBack to Her Roots. 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Portola Art Gallery at Allied
Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo
Park. Continues Monday through
Saturday until Feb. 28. For more
information email frances.frey-
berg@gmail.com.
Get Ready to Prune at Filoli. 10:30
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Filoli, 86 Caada
Road, Woodside. Lisa Grifn, of the
Filoli Horticulture Staff, will teach
basic pruning techniques. $35 for
members and $40 for non-members.
For more information go to
www.loli.org.
Companion animal theme chil-
drens story time and cat/kitten
adoption fair. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Foster City Library and Homeless Cat
Network, 1110 E. Hillsdale Blvd.,
Foster City. For more information call
574-4842 or 504-3638.
Whole Foods Market San Mateo
Health and Wellness Fair. 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 1010
Park Place, San Mateo. Denise
Jardine will hold a book signing. For
more information contact hsu-
lien.rivera@wholefoods.com.
A Tribute to Billie Holiday. 11 a.m.
Menlo Park City Council Chambers,
701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Free. For
more information contact weav-
er@plsinfo.org.
Chinese NewYear The Year of the
Horse. 11:45 a.m. Mings Chinese
Cuisine and Bar, 1700 Embarcadero
Road, Palo Alto. Free. For more infor-
mation call 856-7700.
Meet Local Greens and
Candidates. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 3329
Los Prados St. No. 2, San Mateo. Free.
For more information go to
cagreens.org/sanmateo.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with
the Tat Wong Lion Dancers. 2 p.m.
San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third
Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more infor-
mation call 522-7878.
San Mateo High School
Performing Arts Presents HAIR-
SPRAY. 7:30 p.m. San Mateo
Performing Arts Center, 600 N.
Delaware St., San Mateo. Through
Feb. 9. For more information go to
smhsdrama.org or call 558-2375.
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-
yards.stanford.edu.
Crestmont Conservatory of Music
Gourmet Concert Series. 8 p.m.
2575 Flores St., San Mateo. Daniel
Glover will perform and gourmet
refreshments will follow. $20 general
admission, $15 for seniors and stu-
dents (16 and under). For more infor-
mation call 574-4633.
Calendar
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with the National Transportation
Safety Board. City ofcials say it is
based on NTSB reports and interviews
by federal investigators; the city did
not conduct an autopsy or consult with
medical experts.
The city said in its document that nei-
ther of two NTSB reports noted dust,
dirt, debris or firefighting foam in
Meng Yuans trachea or lung tissues.
The city also said that NTSB investiga-
tors found she had not buckled her seat
belt for the landing, based on inter-
views with survivors and an inspection
that found her seat belt attached and
unbuckled.
San Mateo County Coroner Robert
Foucrault said the conclusions in the
city report were not accurate.
We did our examination and we
determined that the young lady was
alive when she was struck by the re
trucks, Foucrault said. The death cer-
ticate says what it says. If someone
wants to put a spin on something they
can do that.
While announcing the results of his
autopsy last summer, Foucrault declined
to go into detail on how he determined
the teenager was alive before she was
struck but did say there was internal
hemorrhaging that indicated her heart
was still beating at the time.
Attorney Gretchen Nelson, who is
representing the families of crash vic-
tims in a claim against the city of San
Francisco, said lawyers reviewed the
citys ndings about the death and we
do not agree.
The citys report, prepared by airport
and re department ofcials, is one of
hundreds of documents the NTSB will
review before concluding its accident
investigation.
Some documents describe how after
the crash, Meng Yuan was struck twice
by emergency vehicles on the runway
once by a re rig spraying foam and
again 11 minutes later by a second
truck that was turning around to fetch
water.
Firefighters told authorities she
appeared to be dead she was covered
with dust, silent, not moving so
they raced on toward the re. The NTSB
records included excerpts from the
coroners report but do not include
information about when or how the girl
died.
San Francisco airport spokesman
Doug Yakel said ofcials with the facil-
ity didnt intend to dispute the coro-
ners conclusion but had depended sole-
ly on NTSB records to conclude the girl
had died when she hit the ground.
NTSB spokesman Keith Holloway
said agency ofcials do not put person-
al information such as causes of death
in their public les, but San Francisco
ofcials could have looked at the coro-
ners reports.
Aviation attorney Ron Goldman,
whose rm is suing the airline and air-
craft manufacturer on behalf of 14 sur-
vivors, said city ofcials are trying to
avoid hefty payouts, and are not going
to admit anything in public records
that could later be used against them.
The city has an ax to grind here
because their liability could hang in
the balance of whether she was already
dead or whether she was alive and they
failed to move her to a safe place,
Goldman said.
David Levine, a law professor at
University of Californias Hastings
College of the Law, said the city attor-
neys document is one partys version
of what happened.
The city says two things, Levine
said: The girl was dead when she was
run over. And even if she wasnt dead,
its not the citys fault because things
were so chaotic and dangerous when
she was struck that no reasonable jury
or judge could blame the city.
If you believe the citys report, dam-
ages are going to be zero, Levine said.
If you believe the coroner, the family
is entitled to millions.
Levine said theres no surprise the
city would try to cast the best possible
light on itself and its performance that
day and not concede any liability. From
afar, Levine thinks it will be difcult to
prove where the girls fatal injuries
came from the plane or re trucks.
The way she died doesnt ease the
emotional trauma at the San Francisco
Fire Department, where firefighters
were shaken after rescuers drove over
Meng Yuan two times, spokeswoman
Mindy Talmadge said Wednesday.
It doesnt make it better or worse,
really, she said. Its just psychologi-
cally, its a difcult thing. Period.
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age-y; but it just kind of comes to me.
We all have access to divine
resources, Sullivan said. Once some-
thing comes to me, I write it down and
improve upon it. I impress on it my
own emotions and experiences. It
comes to me, then I gure out what its
about.
She began playing with her mother
at the age of 4 before going on to earn
a college degree in music. She sings,
plays guitar and ute, but identies as
a classically trained pianist who would
trouble her teachers when she strayed
from precise classical composition.
She infuses improvisation and
rearranges the melodies of the distinc-
tive genre to make it more modern,
Sullivan said.
It makes it something more acces-
sible to people who wouldnt normally
listen to the classics. But thats why
people like cover songs so much, peo-
ple naturally gravitate to what theyve
heard before, Sullivan said.
Its this musical intuition thats led
her to a successful career in a competi-
tive profession.
I think being an indie artist, it
takes a lot of patience and persist-
ence, Sullivan said.
Outside of arranging music, she per-
forms and writing underscores for tele-
vision and radio commercials, she is
passionate about teaching and has
written a book.
The most effective way to instill
musical appreciation is to expose chil-
dren as early as in the womb, Sullivan
said. She incorporates the Japanese
Suzuki method of drawing from ones
environment; rote, the practice of
playing by ear; and learning how to
read music as a comprehensive way to
create young virtuosos, Sullivan said.
Her daughter started young and was
featured on one of her albums when she
was 3 years old, Sullivan said.
That was my favorite part of the
project ... to have captured her sweet
little singing voice on that album,
Sullivan said.
Music is a family affair in the
Sullivan house and she giggles to
announce her husband is now a
Grammy-winning producer. Being rec-
ognized for her work has been hum-
bling and tremendously encouraging.
Now that the chaos of the Grammys
has calmed, shes ready to begin her
next album that will be based on clas-
sical music but stylized with a new age
angle, Sullivan said.
I want to create more music that is
really healing for people and puts
them in a peaceful state, Sullivan
said. I really feel like thats my call-
ing.
For more information about Laura or
to listen to her music visit www.laura-
sullivan.com.
samantha@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 106
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delivery of the Daily Journal six days per week,
Monday thru Saturday, early morning.
Experience with newspaper delivery required.
Must have valid license and appropriate insurance
coverage to provide this service in order to be
eligible. Papers are available for pickup in down-
town San Mateo at 3:30 a.m.
Please apply in person Monday-Friday, 9am to
4pm at The Daily Journal, 800 S. Claremont St
#210, San Mateo.
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CAREGIVERS, HHA, CNAS
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY
15 N. Ellsworth Avenue, Ste. 201
San Mateo, CA 94401
PLEASE CALL
650-206-5200
Please apply in person from Monday to Friday
(Between 10:00am to 4:00pm)
You can also call for an appointment or
apply online at
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104 Training
TERMS & CONDITIONS
The San Mateo Daily Journal Classi-
fieds will not be responsible for more
than one incorrect insertion, and its lia-
bility shall be limited to the price of one
insertion. No allowance will be made for
errors not materially affecting the value
of the ad. All error claims must be sub-
mitted within 30 days. For full advertis-
ing conditions, please ask for a Rate
Card.
110 Employment
CASHIER - PT/FT, will train. Apply at
AM/PM @ 470 Ralston Ave., Belmont.
CRYSTAL CLEANING
CENTER
San Mateo, CA
Two positions available:
Customer Service/Seamstress;
Presser
Are you..Dependable,
friendly, detail oriented,
willing to learn new skills?
Do you have.Good English skills, a
desire for steady employment and
employment benefits?
Immediate openings for customer
service/seamstress and presser
positions.
If you possess the above
qualities, please call for an
Appointment: (650)342-6978
110 Employment
NEWSPAPER INTERNS
JOURNALISM
The Daily Journal is looking for in-
terns to do entry level reporting, re-
search, updates of our ongoing fea-
tures and interviews. Photo interns al-
so welcome.
We expect a commitment of four to
eight hours a week for at least four
months. The internship is unpaid, but
intelligent, aggressive and talented in-
terns have progressed in time into
paid correspondents and full-time re-
porters.
College students or recent graduates
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper
experience is preferred but not neces-
sarily required.
Please send a cover letter describing
your interest in newspapers, a resume
and three recent clips. Before you ap-
ply, you should familiarize yourself
with our publication. Our Web site:
www.smdailyjournal.com.
Send your information via e-mail to
news@smdailyjournal.com or by reg-
ular mail to 800 S. Claremont St #210,
San Mateo CA 94402.
HOME CARE AIDES
Multiple shifts to meet your needs. Great
pay & benefits, Sign-on bonus, 1yr exp
required.
Matched Caregivers (650)839-2273,
(408)280-7039 or (888)340-2273
110 Employment
SOFTWARE -
Asurion, LLC, San Mateo, CA. Senior
Database Administrator. Works as part of
Asurions Infrastructure and Operations
team at AMA. Plans and supports AMA
databases and troubleshoots Postgres
DB issues. Develops, recommends, and
assists with implementation of upgrades
and DB improvements. Plans, imple-
ments, and/or engineers solutions based
on project requirements. Builds and con-
figures development, QA, test and pro-
duction databases. Integrates applica-
tions by designing database architecture
and server scripting; studying and estab-
lishing connectivity with network sys-
tems, search engines, and information
servers. Works with NOC on escalated
critical DB alerts and drives efficient res-
olution for incidents. Monitors databases
and directs ownership for tracking the
resolution of escalated incidents. Bache-
lors degree in Comp. Sci. or Eng., MIS,
or IT related field plus 8 yrs. exp. in com-
plex multi-vendor production environ-
ment to include 5 yrs in database admin-
istration (Postgres) design, documented
modeling, installation, initialization, au-
thentication, catalog navigation, query
tuning, system tuning, resource conten-
tion analysis, backup and recovery,
standby, replication, etc. Proficiency in
database standards, 24X7 support, oper-
ations support, high volume databases,
performance tuning, debugging and trou-
bleshooting. Exp. utilizing Core Linux,
Shell and/or Perl platforms. Employer al-
so accepts Masters degree in same
fields and 6 years of exp.. Foreign de-
grees equivalents accepted. Send your
resume to Kent De Vinney, Asurion,
LLC, 648 Grassmere Park Drive, Suite
300, Nashville, Tennessee, 37211, Unit-
ed States.
110 Employment
CUSTOMER CONTACT -
OUTSIDE POSITION
FULL TIME/PART TIME
$15.62 per hour start
to $35 per hour
with bonuses
Full training and expenses
Mr. Connors (650)372-2810
EXPERIENCED DAYCARE Assistant for
fast paced environment. Working with In-
fant & Toddlers. CPR, fingerprinting a
must. (650)245-6950
110 Employment
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER: Abbott
Vascular, a division of Abbott Laborato-
ries, located in Redwood City, CA seeks
a qualified Assistant Controller. Respon-
sible for leading all manufacturing ac-
counting processes and requirements.
Masters degree in Finance or Account-
ing or a highly related field of study re-
quired (or in the alternative, a Bachelors
degree in one of these fields together
with five year experience in finance and
accounting of progressively increasing
skill and responsibility) both with two
years experience in the Medical Device
industry (which may be concurrent with
the above experience) including the fol-
lowing: (a) Manufacturing Orders var-
iance preparation and analysis including:
(i) Material usage variance analysis; (ii)
Direct labor rate variance posting and
analysis; (iii) Overhead absorption post-
ing and analysis; (iv) Allocation of ex-
penses to manufacturing. (b) Manufac-
turing Inventory Mgmt including: (i) Prod-
uct cost calculation utilizing the following;
production order variance analysis, bill of
materials, scrap, yield, PPV, freight, lot
size and item master; (ii) Inventory analy-
sis by product line (iii) Work in Progress
mgmt. (c) Advanced SAP knowledge for
all manufacturing finance functions in-
cluding: (i) manufacturing orders ac-
counting and variance analysis, (ii) In-
ventory accounting (iii) Ability to analyze
and determine all SAP postings that im-
pact financial statements required for the
manufacturing site including the develop-
ment of appropriate finance structure on
SAP for manufacturing sites; (iv) SAP
Fixed Asset accounting. (d) Utilize expe-
rience in PPV, material efficiency, direct
labor costs, overhead spend, volumes
and distressed inventory to ensure accu-
rate and timely accounting and reporting.
An EOE. Respond by mail to Abbott Lab-
oratories, Dept 32RC, Bldg AP6A, 100
Abbott Park Road, Abbott Park, IL
60064-3500. Refer to ad code: ABT-
00463-KE.
BUS DRIVER
JOBS AVAILABLE
Requires willingness to obtain Class B
CDL Learners Permit with Passenger
Endorsement. Classes Forming.
CALL TODAY, (415)206-7386
GREETER /
SALES PERSON
Greet customers and up-sell car
wash and detail services. $8.00 +
commission. Potential for $15-$30
per hr. Jacks Car Wash. 3651 S. El
Camino Real, SM. 650-627-8447.
110 Employment
CAREGIVER -
Novelles Developmental Services is hir-
ing direct care staff to work with adults
with physical and developmental disabili-
ties. Mon-Fri, day shift. Interested appli-
cants should complete an application,
Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm at 1814 Ogden Drive,
Burlingame.
CAREGIVERS
2 years experience
required.
Immediate placement
on all assignments.
Call (650)777-9000
SALES/MARKETING
INTERNSHIPS
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking
for ambitious interns who are eager to
jump into the business arena with both
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs
of the newspaper and media industries.
This position will provide valuable
experience for your bright future.
Email resume
info@smdailyjournal.com
NOW HIRING
Kitchen Staff (easy job)
$9.00 per hr. Apply in Person at or email
resume to info@greenhillsretirement.com
Marymount Greenhills Retirement Center
1201 Broadway, Millbrae
(650)742-9150
No experience necessary
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LEGAL NOTICES
Fictitious Business Name Statements, Trustee
Sale Notice, Alcohol Beverage License, Name
Change, Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce
Summons, Notice of Public Sales, and More.
Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.
Fax your request to: 650-344-5290
Email them to: ads@smdailyjournal.com
110 Employment
FINANCIAL ANALYST
Analyze solar projects and investment vi-
ability and return. Conduct profitability
analysis on new and existing solar proj-
ects. Prepare plans for investment. Pro-
vide analysis to support project plans.
Study and model U.S. federal and state
solar incentives and tax policies and in-
terpret their effect on investment.
Requirements: BA/BS in Finance or
Business Administration. 2 years Finan-
cial Analyst Exp.
Job Location: Burlingame, CA
Employer: Hanergy USA Solar Solutions
Ltd.
How to apply:
Mail Resume to Fiona Fang,
1350 Bayshore Hwy, Suite 825
Burlingame, CA 94010
or e-mail: jobs@hanergyamerica.com
TAXI DRIVER
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY
Clean DMV and background. $500
Guaranteed per week. Taxi Permit
required Call (650)703-8654
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259144
The following person is doing business
as: GPB Repair Services, 851 Woodside
Way, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Grigori
Birger, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN.
/s/ Grigori Birger /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/07/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/09/14, 01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259119
The following person is doing business
as:Box Lunch Company/Panini Time,
360 Shaw Rd #C, SOUTH SAN FRAN-
CISCO, CA 94080 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Espostos Fine
Foods Inc, same address. The business
is conducted by a Corporation. The reg-
istrants commenced to transact business
under the FBN 12/15/2013
/s/ Desiree Esposto /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/03/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/09/14, 01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259047
The following person is doing business
as: Hot Wok Bistro, 1012A Howard Ave.,
SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Jin Rong
Liang and Tim Lwi, 1761 Doane Ave.,
Mountain View, CA 94043. The business
is conducted by a Married Couple. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN
/s/ Jin Rong Liang/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/27/2013. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/09/14, 01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259132
The following person is doing business
as: Ready Realty, 1700 S. El Camino
Real #345, SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Kurt Byer, 1232 Kenilworth Rd, Hillsbor-
ough CA 94010. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN
/s/ Kurt Byer /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 1/6/2014. (Publish-
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/09/14, 01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259200
The following person is doing business
as: North Coast Seaweed, 135 Mesa
Verde Way, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: Cassandra Bergero and Randy Tan,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by a Married Couple. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Randy Tan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/14/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259179
The following person is doing business
as: Esprit de Vie, 336 El Camino Real,
SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: Valerie
Spier, Po Box 547, El Granada, CA
94018. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on.
/s/ Valerie Spier /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/10/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259199
The following person is doing business
as: Ninja Sushi & Tofu, 681 San Mateo
Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066 is hereby
registered by the following owner: S & J
Total Enterprise, Inc., CA. The business
is conducted by a Corporation. The reg-
istrants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ He Jin Park /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/13/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259298
The following person is doing business
as: 12 Point Productions, 1308 Bayshore
Hwy., Ste. 107, BURLINGAME, CA
94010 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: KSG Enterprise, CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Kevin Gonzales /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259203
The following person is doing business
as: Brightstar Care, 1700 S. Amphlett
Blvd., SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Good
Shepherd Holdings Copr., CA. The busi-
ness is conducted by a Corporation. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on.
/s/ Edward Sayson /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/14/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259188
The following person is doing business
as: Pamplemousse Patisserie & Cafe,
2401 Broadway Ave., REDWOOD CITY,
CA 94063 is hereby registered by the fol-
lowing owner: Kelli Manukyan, 3809
Hepper Ln., San Jose, CA 95136. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Kelli Manukyan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/13/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259228
The following person is doing business
as: Kohnke Investments, 2224 Armada
Way, SAN MATEO, CA 94404 is hereby
registered by the following owner: John
David Kohnke, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on.
/s/ John Kohnke /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259268
The following person is doing business
as: Hospitality Link, 2004 New Brunswick
Dr., SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Hol-
den Lim, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 01/23/2009.
/s/ Holden Lim /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/17/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/23/14, 01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259333
The following person is doing business
as: On Track Motorsports, 2929 Middle-
field Rd., REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Mike Tannous, 2009 Forest Ave., Bel-
mont, CA 94002. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on .
/s/ Mike Tannous /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/23/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259396
The following person is doing business
as: Calstar Entertainment, 1551 South-
gate Ave., Apt. 254, DALY CITY, CA
94015 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Calstar Entertainment, LLC.,
CA. The business is conducted by a Lim-
ited Liability Company. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on .
/s/ Nan Hu /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/28/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259339
The following person is doing business
as: Jalisco Taste, 532 San Mateo, SAN
BRUNO, CA 94066 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Rigoberto Calea-
da, 602 San Felipe Ave., San Bruno, CA
94066. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on .
/s/ Rigoberto Caleada /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/23/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259154
The following person is doing business
as: San Jalisco Taste, 532 San Mateo,
SAN BRUNO, CA 94066 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Rigoberto
Caleada, 602 San Felipe Ave., San Bru-
no, CA 94066. The business is conduct-
ed by an Individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on .
/s/ Rigoberto Caleada /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/08/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259308
The following person is doing business
as: Jescom, 90 17th Ave., SAN MATEO,
CA 94402 is hereby registered by the fol-
lowing owner: Aurelio Pagani, 16 Valley
View Ct., San Mateo, CA 94402. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on 01/01/2014.
/s/ Aurelio Pagani /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/22/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259395
The following person is doing business
as: Revelry Indoor Cycling & Fitness, 10
E. Third Ave., SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Third Avenue Enterprises, LLC, CA. The
business is conducted by a Limited Lia-
bility Company. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on .
/s/ Scott Roth /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 01/28/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
01/30/14, 02/06/14, 02/13/14, 02/20/14).
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE
IMPORTANT NOTICE
APN: 033-145-140
YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A
DEED OF TRUST DATED MARCH 2,
2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY
BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU
NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NA-
TURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS
AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CON-
TACT A LAWYER.
Notice is hereby given that PHILIP
KEITH, as duly appointed trustee pur-
suant to the Deed of Trust executed by
Juan C. Salgado and Maria R. Salgado,
husband and wife as joint tenants, as
Trustor, dated March 2, 2006 and record-
ed on March 13, 2006, as Instrument No.
2006-035267, of Official Records in the
office of the Recorder of San Mateo
County, CA, will sell on February 18,
2014, at 1:00 P.M., AT THE MARSHALL
STREET ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF
JUSTICE AND RECORDS, 400 COUN-
TY CENTER, REDWOOD CITY, CALI-
FORNIA 94063, AT PUBLIC AUCTION
TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in cash or
check as described below, payable in full
at the time of sale, all right, title and inter-
est conveyed to and now held by him un-
der said Deed of Trust, in property situat-
ed in said County and State, and as
more fully described in the above refer-
ence Deed of Trust. The street address
and other common designation, if any of
the real property described above is pur-
ported to be: 16 FREMONT STREET,
SAN MATEO, CA 94401, APN 033-145-
140-1. The undersigned Trustee dis-
claims any liability for any incorrectness
of the street address and other common
designation, if any, shown herein. Said
sale will be made, but without covenant
or warranty, expressed or implied, re-
garding title, possession, or encumbran-
ces, to pay the remaining unpaid balance
of the obligations secured by the proper-
ty to be sold and reasonable estimated
costs, expenses and advances at the
time of the initial publication of this No-
tice of Trustee's Sale is estimated to be
$269,500.00 (Estimated); provided, how-
ever, prepayment premiums, accrued in-
terest and advances will increase this fig-
ure prior to the sale. Beneficiary's bid at
said sale may include all or part of said
amount. It is possible that at the time of
sale the opening bid may be less than to-
tal indebtedness due. In addition to
cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier's
check drawn on a state or national bank,
a savings and loan association, savings
association or savings bank specified in
Section 5102 of the California Financial
Code and authorized to do business in
California, or other such funds as may be
acceptable to the trustee. In the event
tender other than cash is accepted, the
Trustee may withhold the issuance of the
Trustee's Deed Upon Sale until funds be-
come available to the payee or endorsee
as a matter of right. The property offered
for sale excludes all funds held on ac-
count by the property receiver if applica-
ble. Said sale will be made in an AS IS
condition and without covenant or war-
ranty, express or implied regarding title,
possession or encumbrances, to satisfy
the indebtedness secured by Said Deed
of Trust, advances thereunder, with inter-
est as provided, and the unpaid principal
of the note secured by said Deed of
Trust, with interest thereon as provided
in said Note, plus fees, charges and ex-
penses of the Trustee and of the trusts
created by said deed of trust.
NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If
you are considering bidding on this prop-
erty lien, you should understand that
there are risks involved in bidding at a
trustee auction. You will be bidding on a
lien, not on the property itself. Placing
the highest bid at a trustee auction does
not automatically entitle you to free and
clear ownership of the property. You
should also be aware that the lien being
auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you
are the highest bidder at the auction, you
are or may be responsible for paying off
all liens senior to the lien being auctioned
off, before you can receive clear title to
the property. You are encouraged to in-
vestigate the existence, priority, and size
of outstanding liens that may exist on this
property by contacting the county record-
er's office or a title insurance company,
either of which may charge you a fee for
this information. If you consult either of
these resources, you should be aware
that the same lender may hold more than
one mortgage or deed of trust on the
property.
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The
sale date shown on this notice of sale
may be postponed one or more times by
the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a
court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the
California Civil Code. The law requires
that information about trustee sale post-
ponements be made available to you and
to the public, as a courtesy to those not
present at the sale. If you wish to learn
whether your sale date has been post-
poned, and, if applicable, the resched-
uled time and date for the sale of this
property, you may call at (888) 745-1888
or visit this Internet Web site www.pkeith-
salesinfo.com using the file number as-
signed to this case: 12-2808. Informa-
tion about postponements that are very
short in duration or that occur close in
time to the scheduled sale may not im-
mediately be reflected in the telephone
information. The best way to verify post-
ponement information is to attend the
scheduled sale.
DATE: January 8, 2014
__________________________
PHILIP KEITH, Trustee
354 Pine Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, California 94104
Telephone: (415) 433-1790
203 Public Notices
(Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour-
nal, 01/16/14, 01/23/14, 01/30/14).
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
LOST AFRICAN GRAY PARROT -
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
LOST DOG-SMALL TERRIER-$5000
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST GOLD Cross at Carlmont Shop-
ping Cente, by Lunardis market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
(650)326-2772.
LOST ON Sunday 03/10/13, a Bin of
Documents on Catalpa Ave., in
San Mateo. REWARD, (650)450-3107
LOST SET OF CAR KEYS near Millbrae
Post Office on June 18, 2013, at 3:00
p.m. Reward! Call (650)692-4100
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
(650)578-0323.
REWARD!! LOST DOG - 15LB All White
Dog, needs meds, in the area of Oaknoll
RWC on 3/23/13, (650)400-1175
RING FOUND in San Bruno. Call
(650)616-7100
295 Art
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
ART: 5 prints, nude figures, 14 x 18,
signed Andrea Medina, 1980s. $40/all.
650-345-3277
POSTER, LINCOLN, advertising Honest
Ale, old stock, green and black color.
$15. (650)348-5169
296 Appliances
COIN-OP GAS DRYER - $100.,
(650)948-4895
FRIGIDAIRE ELECTRIC stove, $285. as
new! (650)430-6556
G.E. ELECTRIC DRYER - New, pur-
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
296 Appliances
LG WASHER/ DRYER in one. Excellent
condition, new hoses, ultracapacity,
7 cycle, fron load, $600, (650)290-0954
MAYTAG WALL oven, 24x24x24, ex-
cellent condition, $50 obo, (650)345-
5502
PREMIER GAS stove. $285. As new!
(650)430-6556
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
ROTISSERIE GE, IN-door or out door,
Holds large turkey 24 wide, Like new,
$80, OBO (650)344-8549
SANYO MINI REFRIGERATOR- $40.,
(415)346-6038
SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse
power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
SMALL REFRIGERATOR great for of-
fice or studio apartment . Good condition
$40.00 SOLD
STOVE AND HOOD, G.E. XL44, gas,
Good condition, clean, white.. $250.
(650)348-5169
SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, ex-
cellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038
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 Boys 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 70-90s $90 all (650)365-
3987
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
(650)345-1111
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23, $50. OBO,
(650)754-3597
298 Collectibles
BOX OF 2000 Sports Cards, 1997-2004
years, $20 (650)592-2648
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
(650)315-3240
COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
(408)249-3858
FRAMED 19X15 BARBIE USPS Post-
mark picture Gallery First Day of issue
1960. Limited edition $85.
FRANKLIN MINT Thimble collection with
display rack. $55. 650-291-4779
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
MEMORABILIA CARD COLLECTION,
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
(650)319-5334.
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
(650)701-0276
TATTOO ARTIST - Norman Rockwell
figurine, limited addition, $90.,
(650)766-3024
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
TRIPOD - Professional Quality used in
1930s Hollywood, $99, obo
(650)363-0360
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
300 Toys
14 HOTWHEELS - Redline, 32
Ford/Mustang/Corv. $90 all (650)365-
3987
66 CHEVELLE TOY CAR, Blue collecti-
ble. $12. (415)337-1690
LEGO - unopened, Monster truck trans-
porter, figures, 299 pieces, ages 5-12.
$27.00 (650)578-9208
PINK BARBIE 57 Chevy Convertible
28" long (sells on E-Bay for $250) in box
$99 (650)591-9769
RADIO CONTROL car; Jeep with off
road with equipment $99 OBO
(650)851-0878
TOY - Barney interactive activity, musical
learning, talking, great for the car, $16.
obo, (650)349-6059
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
(415)565-6719
ANTIQUE BEVEL MIRROR - framed,
14 x 21, carved top, $45.,
(650)341-7890
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL floor lamp, marble
table top. Good condition. $90. Call
(650)593-7001
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL table lamps, (2),
shades need to be redone. Free. Call
(650)593-7001
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL/ARCADE Coffee
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18 high, $70
(650)387-4002
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302 Antiques
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
ANTIQUE WASHING MACHINE - some
rust on legs, rust free drum and ringer.
$45/obo, (650)574-4439
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72 x 40 , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
elled glass, $500. (650)766-3024
OLD VINTAGE Wooden Sea Captains
Tool Chest 35 x 16 x 16, $65 (650)591-
3313
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
(650)520-3425
303 Electronics
27 SONY TRINITRON TV - great condi-
tion, rarely used, includes remote, not flat
screen, $65., (650)357-7484
30" SHARP T.V. w/ remote - $65.
(650)333-5353
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.,
(650)878-9542
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
HOME THEATRE SYSTEM - 3 speak-
ers, woofer, DVD player, USB connec-
tion, $80., (714)818-8782
IPAD 4, brand new! 16 GB, Wi-Fi, black,
still unopened in box. Tired of the same
old re-gifts? Get yourself something you
really want... an iPad! $500. Call
(954)479-8716 (San Carlos)
IPHONE GOOD condition $99.00 or best
offer (650)493-9993
LEFT-HAND ERGONOMIC keyboard
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
(650)204-0587
PHILLIPS ENERGY STAR 20 color TV
with remote. Good condition, $20
(650)888-0129
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with re-
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
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
2 TWIN Mattresses - Like New - $35
each , OBO SOLD
AMOIRE ENTERTAINMENT cabinet $50
(650)622-6695
ANODYZED BRONZE ETEGERE Tall
bankers rack. Beautiful style; for plants
flowers sculptures $70 (415)585-3622
BBQ GRILL, Ducane, propane $90
(650)591-4927
BRASS DAYBED - Beautiful, $99.,
(650)365-0202
CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
CHANDELIER, ELEGANT, $75.
(650)348-6955
CHINA CABINET, 53 x 78 wooden
with glass. Good shape. $120 obo.
SOLD
CHINESE LACQUERED cabinet, 2
shelves and doors. Beautiful. 23 width 30
height 11 depth $75 (650)591-4927
DINETTE SET, round 42" glass table,
with 4 chairs, pick up Foster City. Free.
(650)578-9045
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DINNING ROOM table with chairs excel-
lent condition like new. $99.00 SOLD
DISPLAY CABINET 72x 21 x39 1/2
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
(650)591-3313
DRESSER - Five Drawer - $30.
(650)333-5353
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
304 Furniture
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
(650)345-1111
DURALINER ROCKING CHAIR, Maple
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
END TABLE, medium large, with marble
top. and drawer. $60 or best offer,
SOLD!
EZ CHAIR, large, $15. Call (650)558-
0206
FLAT TOP DESK, $35.. Call (650)558-
0206
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
MATCHING RECLINER, SOFA & LOVE
SEAT - Light multi-colored fabric, $95.
for all, SOLD
MIRROR, SOLID OAK. 30" x 19 1/2",
curved edges; beautiful. $85.00 OBO.
Linda 650 366-2135.
MIRRORS, large, $25. Call
(650)558-0206
MODULAR DESK/BOOKCASE/STOR-
AGE unit - Cherry veneer, white lami-
nate, $75., (650)888-0039
NATURAL WOOD table 8' by 4' $99
SOLD!
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
(650)726-6429
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - NEW $80
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
(650)591-4927
PORTABLE JEWELRY display case
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.
(650)333-5353
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
(650)504-3621
ROCKING CHAIR Great condition,
1970s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
(650)716-3337
ROCKING CHAIR w/wood carving, arm-
rest, rollers, swivels $99, (650)592-2648
SEWING TABLE, folding, $20. Call
(650)558-0206
SHELVING UNIT from IKEA interior
metal, glass nice condition $50/obo.
(650)589-8348
SMALL VANITY chair with stool and mir-
ror $99. (650)622-6695
SOFA 7-1/2' $25 SOLD!
SOFA EXCELLENT CONDITION. 8FT
NEUTRAL COLOR $99 OBO
(650)345-5644
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-
6695
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
T.V. STAND- Excellent Condition - $35.
(650)333-5353
TABLE 4X4X4. Painted top $40
(650)622-6695
TEA / UTILITY CART, $15. (650)573-
7035, (650)504-6057
TEACART - Wooden, $60. obo,
(650)766-9998
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.
304 Furniture
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-
6429
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
BRADFORD COLLECTOR Plates THAI
(Asian) - $35 (650)348-6955
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
(650)368-3037
COOKING POTS (3) stainless steel
21/2 gal., 4 gal., 5 gal. - $10 all
(650)574-3229
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
GAS STOVE - Roper, Oven w 4 Burners,
good condition $95 SOLD!
HOUSE HEATER Excellent condition.
Works great. Must sell. $30.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
MANGLE-SIMPLEX FLOOR model,
Working, $20 (650)344-6565
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
PUSH LAWN MOWER - very good
condition $25., (650)580-3316
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VACUMN EXCELLENT condition. Works
great.Moving. Must sell. $35.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
VINTAGE VICTORIAN cotton lawn
dress, - $65. (650)348-6955
307 Jewelry & Clothing
BRACELET - Ladies authentic Murano
glass from Italy, vibrant colors, like new,
$100., (650)991-2353 Daly City
LADIES GLOVES - gold lame' elbow
length gloves, size 7.5, $15. new,
(650)868-0436
PRO DIVER Invicta Watch. Brand new in
box, $60. (650)290-0689
308 Tools
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
CRAFTMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 1/2" drill press $40.50.
(650)573-5269
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6" bench grinder $40.
(650)573-5269
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN BELT & disc sander $99.
(650)573-5269
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
LOG CHAIN (HEAVY DUTY) 14' $75
(650)948-0912
PUSH LAWN mower $25 (650)851-0878
ROLLING STEEL Ladder10 steps, Like
New. $475 obo, (650)333-4400
WINCHESTER POCKETKNIFE scis-
sors, bade, sdriver file $10 650-595-3933
309 Office Equipment
CANON COPIER, $55. Call
(650)558-0206
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!
310 Misc. For Sale
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
Alkaline GRAVITY WATER SYSTEM - ,
PH Balance water, anti-oxident proper-
ties, new, $100., (650)619-9203.
ALUMINUM WINDOWS - (10)double
pane, different sizes, $10. each,
(415)819-3835
ANTIQUE CAMEL BACK TRUNK -wood
lining. (great toy box) $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE KILIM RUNNER woven zig
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE LANTERN Olde Brooklyn lan-
terns, battery operated, safe, new in box,
$100, (650)726-1037
ARTIFICIAL FICUS TREE 6 ft. life like,
full branches. in basket $55. (650)269-
3712
ARTS & CRAFTS variety, $50
(650)368-3037
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
BLUETOOTH WITH CHARGER - like
new, $20., (415)410-5937
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.00
(650)637-0930
BOOK "LIFETIME" WW1 $12.,
(408)249-3858
BUFFET CENTERPIECE: Lalique style
crystal bowl. For entre, fruit, or dessert
$20 (415)585-3622
CALIFORNIA KING WHITE BEDDING,
immaculate, 2 each: Pillow covers,
shams, 1 spread/cover, washable $25.00
(650)578-9208
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
(650)375-8044
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
ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER selectric II
good condition, needs ribbon (type
needed attached) $35 San Bruno
(650)588-1946
ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good
condition $50., (650)878-9542
EXTENDED BATH BENCH - never
used, $45. obo, (650)832-1392
FULL SIZE quilted Flowerly print green &
print $25 SOLD!
GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never
used $8., (408)249-3858
GOURMET SET for cooking on your ta-
ble. European style. $15 (650)644-9027
GRANDFATHER CLOCK with bevel
glass in front and sides (650)355-2996
HARDCOVER MYSTERY BOOKS -
Current authors, $2. each (10),
(650)364-7777
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
HONEYWELL HEPA Filter $99
(650)622-6695
HUMAN HAIR Wigs, (4) Black hair, $90
all (650)624-9880
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
IGLOO COOLER - 3 gallon beverage
cooler, new, still in box, $15.,
(650)345-3840
JONATHAN KELLERMAN - Hardback
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
LAMPSHADE - Shantung, bell shaped,
off white, 9 tall, 11 diameter, great con-
dition, $7, SOLD!
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
LITTLE PLAYMATE by IGLOO-10"x10",
cooler includes 2 icepaks, 1 cooler pack
$20 (650)574-3229
MANUAL LAWN mower ( by Scott Turf )
never used $65 (650)756-7878
MEDICINE CABINET - 18 X 24, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
MERITAGE PICNIC Time Wine and
Cheese Tote - new black $45
(650)644-9027
MIRROR 41" by 29" Hardrock maple
frame $90 OBO SOLD!
NATIVITY SET, new, beautiful, ceramic,
gold-trimmed, 11-pc.,.asking: $50.
Call: 650-345-3277 /message
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
OBLONG SECURITY mirror 24" by 15"
$75 (650)341-7079
OUTDOOR GREENHOUSE. Handmade.
33" wide x 20 inches deep. 64.5 " high.
$70.00 SOLD!
OVAL MIRROR $10 (650)766-4858
310 Misc. For Sale
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-
345-3277
QUEENSIZE BEDSPREAD w/2 Pillow
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
RED DEVIL VACUUM CLEANER - $25.,
(650)593-0893
REVERSIBLE KING BEDSPREAD bur-
gundy; for the new extra deep beds. New
$60 (415)585-3622
RICHARD NORTH Patterson 5 Hard-
back Books @$3.00 each (650)341-1861
ROGERS' BRAND stainless steel steak
knife: $15 (415)585-3622
SCREWDRIVERS, SET of 6 sealed
pack, warranty only $5 (650)595-3933
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.
(650)574-4439
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
TRAVIS MCGEE (Wikipedia) best mys-
teries 18 classic paperbacks for $25.
Steve (650) 518-6614
TWIN BEDDING: 2 White Spreads,
Dust-Ruffles, Shams. Pink Blanket,
Fit/flat sheets, pillows ALL $60 (650)375-
8044
TWIN SIZE quilt Nautica, New. Yellow,
White, Black Trim San Marino" pattern
$40 Firm 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,
(415)410-5937
WEST AFRICAN hand carved tribal
masks - $25 (650)348-6955
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
(650)834-2583
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
(650)348-6428
BALDWIN GRAND PIANO, 6 foot, ex-
cellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call
(510)784-2598
GULBRANSEN BABY GRAND PIANO -
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
(650)343-4461
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
VIOLIN $50 (650)622-6695
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40 high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
(650)593-7001
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-
1500
315 Wanted to Buy
GO GREEN!
We Buy GOLD
You Get The
$ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
650-697-2685
316 Clothes
AUTHENTIC PERUVIAN VICUNA PON-
CHO: 56 square. Red, black trim, knot-
ted fringe hem. $99 (650)375-8044
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
HOODED ALL-WEATHER JACKET:
reversible. Outer: weatherproof tan color.
Iner: Navy plush, elastic cuffs. $10
(650)375-8044
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
(650)341-8342
LADIES FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining,
size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
LADIES WOOL BLAZER: Classic, size
12, brass buttons. Sag Harbor. Excellent
condition. $15.00 (650)375-8044
LARRY LEVINE Women's Hooded down
jacket. Medium. Scarlet. Good as new.
Asking $40 OBO (650)888-0129
LEATHER JACKET Classic Biker Style.
Zippered Pockets. Sturdy. Excellent Con-
dition. Mens, XL Black Leather $50.00
(650)357-7484
LEATHER JACKET, brown bomber, with
pockets.Sz XL, $88. (415)337-1690
LEATHER JACKETS (5) - used but not
abused. Like New, $100 each.
(650)670-2888
MENS 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
VINTAGE 1970S GRECIAN MADE
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
WHITE LACE 1880s reproduction dress
- size 6, $100., (650)873-8167
WINTER COAT, ladies european style
nubek leather, tan colored, green lapel &
hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129
317 Building Materials
(1) 2" FAUX WOOD WINDOW BLIND,
with 50" and 71" height, still in box, $50
obo (650)345-5502
30 FLUORESCENT Lamps 48" (brand
new in box) $75 for all (650)369-9762
BATHROOM VANITY, antique, with top
and sink: - $65. (650)348-6955
BRAND NEW Millgard window + frame -
$85. (650)348-6955
PVC - 1, 100 feet, 20 ft. lengths, $25.,
SOLD!
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
28 Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ACROSS
1 Like many
abbreviated terms
in footnotes
6 Hurlyburly
playwright David
10 Beer
14 __ ballerina
15 Foaming
cleanser of old
ads
16 Champagne Tony
of 60s golf
17 Biblical peak
18 Confused state
19 Plodding haulers
20 Emulate the
successful bounty
hunter
23 Halloween
creature
26 Three NASCAR
Unsers
27 Part of D.A.:
Abbr.
28 __ Fil: Irish
stone of destiny
29 To the best of my
memory
33 Chem lab event
34 A.L. lineup
fixtures
35 Baby powder
ingredient
36 Siesta
38 Missal sites
42 Grind
45 Start of a green
adage
48 Shalom
aleichem
51 Adolphe who
developed a
horn
52 Do the Right
Thing director
Spike
53 Intraoffice IT
system
54 Attach, as a
codicil
55 Devious traps,
and a hint to
surprises found in
20-, 29- and 48-
Across
59 Mechanical
method
60 Open and breezy
61 Initial-based
political nickname
65 Touched ground
66 Govt.-owned
home financing
gp.
67 Made calls at
home
68 Chest muscles,
briefly
69 Early temptation
locale
70 Mails
DOWN
1 12-in. discs
2 Bush spokesman
Fleischer
3 Sardine holder
4 Colorful Apple
5 Finger painting?
6 Hilton rival
7 In __: stuck
8 Cairo market
9 Pushed (oneself)
10 Explode
11 Store name
derived from the
prescription
symbol
12 Bam! chef
13 Film fish
21 Second half of a
ball game?
22 Cut with acid
23 1984 Olympics
parallel bars gold
medalist Conner
24 Out of port
25 Nonstick
cookware brand
30 Seaport of Ghana
31 Bowled over
32 Tree with
quivering leaves
37 Mitt Romneys
2012 running
mate
39 The Celts
singer
40 Stacked fuel
41 Poker game
43 Bruins campus:
Abbr.
44 Like most new
drivers
46 Hot springs
resorts
47 Strengthened
48 Prisoners reward
49 Strikingly
unusual
50 Trailing
51 Purse part
56 New York team
57 Him __:
romantic triangle
ultimatum
58 Bout of beefy
battlers
62 ER vitals
63 However ...
64 Product promos
By Ed Sessa
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
01/30/14
01/30/14
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
xwordeditor@aol.com
318 Sports Equipment
BUCKET OF 260 golf balls, $25.
(650)339-3195
DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18 di-
meter, Halex brand w/mounting hard-
ware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358
DL1000 BOAT Winch Rope & More,
$50., (650)726-9658
EXERCISE MAT used once, lavender
$12, (650)368-3037
FISHERS MENS skis $35 SOLD!
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler $20.
(650)345-3840
KIDS 20" mongoose mountain bike 6
speeds front wheel shock good condition
asking $65 (650)574-7743
LADIES BOWLING SET- 8 lb. ball, 7 1/2
sized shoes, case, $45., (650)766-3024
LADIES STEP thruRoadmaster 10
speed bike w. shop-basket Good
Condition. $55 OBO call: (650) 342-8510
MENS ROLLER Blades size 101/2 never
used $25 (650)520-3425
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
(650)368-3037
REI 2 man tent $40 (650)552-9436
SALMON FISHING weights 21/2 pound
canon balls $25 (650)756-7878
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.
(650)594-1494
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.
(650)341-1861
WOMAN'S BOWLING ball, 12 lbs, "Lin-
da", with size 7 shoes and bag, $15.
(650)578-9045
322 Garage Sales
GARAGE SALES
ESTATE SALES
Make money, make room!
List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
sale, yard sale, rummage
sale, clearance sale, or
whatever sale you have...
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500 readers
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
335 Garden Equipment
CRAFTSMAN 5.5 HP gas lawn mower
with rear bag $55., (650)355-2996
GAS ENGINE String Trimmer - Homelite
- 25cc engine. Excellent Cond.$70
(650)654-9252
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.,
(650)342-8436
REMINGTON ELECTRIC lawn mower,
$40. (650)355-2996
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
CLASSICAL YASHICA camera
in leather case $25. (650)644-9027
SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
(650)208-5598
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $99
(415)971-7555
345 Medical Equipment
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT - Brand new
port-a-potty, never used, $40., Walker,
$30., (650)832-1392
379 Open Houses
SAN MATEO
RENTAL
OPEN SATURDAY
2 Br / 2 Ba
Beautiful Furnished
Condo for rent.
Close to shops, restau-
rants and transportation.
OPEN HOUSE on
Sat., Feb 1 at 2 4 PM.
58 E. Poplar, Unit 3
$3,950/month.
Small pets OK.
(650) 924-0512
OPEN HOUSE
LISTINGS
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
HOMES & PROPERTIES
The San Mateo Daily Journals
weekly Real Estate Section.
Look for it
every Friday and Weekend
to find information on fine homes
and properties throughout
the local area.
REX HOME BUYER SEMINAR
PRESENTED BY SHARPERBUYER
MIKE LYON TO DISCUSS
UNIQUE DOWN PAYMENT
METHODS
Saturday, FEB 8th, 1pm-2pm
850 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010
FREE
RSVP at http://bit.do/rexpresentation
440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedrooms, new carpets, new granite
counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered
carports, storage, pool, no pets.
(650)591-4046.
REDWOOD CITY 1 bedroom apartment
$1350. month, $1000 deposit, close to
Downtown RWC, Absolutely no animals.
RENTED
452 Condos for Rent
SAN MATEO - 2Br/2Ba Beautiful Fur-
nished Condo for rent. Close to
shops, restaurants and transportation.
OPEN HOUSE on Sat., Feb 1 at 2 4
PM. 58 E. Poplar, Unit 3.
$3,950/month. Small pets OK. (650)
924-0512
470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660
Rooms For Rent
Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49.-59.daily + tax
$294.-$322. weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal
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
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.
CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.
MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
620 Automobiles
Dont lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journals
Auto Classifieds.
Just $40
Well run it
til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
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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 & SUVs
FORD 98 EXPLORER 6 cylinder, 167K
miles, excellent condition, good tires,
good brakes, very dependable! $2,400 or
best offer. Moving, must sell! Call
(650)274-4337
ISUZU 96 RODEO, V-6, 153K miles,
clean body, red, no dents, immaculate in-
terior. Kenwood stereeo with boom box
included. Great car! Asking $3,750.
SOLD!
TOYOTA 05 TUNDRA, 4WD, Access
Cab, low mileage, $14,000. Call Joe,
(650)589-3002
635 Vans
67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
(650)364-1374
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
650-995-0003
MOTORCYCLE GLOVES - Excellent
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
(650)223-7187
MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS with
brackets and other parts, $35.,
(650)670-2888
670 Auto Service
MA'S AUTO
REPAIR SERVICE
Tires Service Smog checks
***** - yelp!
980 S Claremont St San Mateo
650.513.1019
704 N San Mateo Dr San Mateo
650.558.8530
670 Auto Service
SAN CARLOS AUTO
SERVICE & TUNE UP
A Full Service Auto Repair
Facility
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
(650)593-8085
670 Auto Parts
5 HUBCAPS for 1966 Alfa Romeo $50.,
(650)580-3316
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
(415)999-4947
HONDA WHEELS with tires. Good
tread/ 14 in. 3 for $99 (415)999-4947
NEW BATTERY and alternator for a 96
Buick Century never used Both for $80
(650)576-6600
NEW, IN box, Ford Mustang aluminum
water pump & gasket, $60.00. Call
(415)370-3950
RUNNING BOARDS Dodge Ram fac-
tory chrome running boards. $99 (650)
995-4222
RUNNING BOARDS- Dodge Ram facto-
ry chrome running boards in great condi-
tion. $99 (650)995-4222
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
(650)583-5208
SHOP MANUALS for GM Suv's
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
TIRE CHAIN cables $23. (650)766-4858
TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford,
never used, $100., (650)504-3621
672 Auto Stereos
MONNEY
CAR AUDIO
We Sell, Install and
Repair All Brands of
Car Stereos
iPod & iPhone Wired
to Any Car for Music
Quieter Car Ride
Sound Proof Your Car
35 Years Experience
1823 El Camino
Redwood City
(650)299-9991
680 Autos Wanted
Dont lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journals
Auto Classifieds.
Just $40
We will run it
til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com
DONATE YOUR CAR
Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most
cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas
Foundation. Call (800)380-5257.
Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
Give me a call
Joe 650 342-2483
29 Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Cabinetry
Cleaning
ANGELICAS HOUSE
CLEANING & ERRAND
SERVICES
House Cleaning Move In/Out
Cleaning Janitorial Services
Handyman Services
General Errands
call or email for details
(650)918-0354
MyErrandServicesCA.com
Concrete
Construction
WARREN BUILDER
Contractor & Electrician
Kitchen, Bathroom, Additions
Design & Drafting Lowest Rate
Lic#964001, Ins. & BBB member
Warren Young
(650)465-8787
Construction
DEVOE
CONSTRUCTION
Kitchen & Bath
Remodeling
Belmont, CA
(650) 318-3993
OSULLIVAN
CONSTRUCTION
(650)589-0372
New Construction, Remodeling,
Kitchen/Bathrooms,
Decks/ Fences
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
THE VILLAGE HANDYMAN
Remodels Framing
Carpentry Stucco Siding
Dryrot Painting
Int./Ext. & Much More...
(650)701-6072
Call Joe Burich ... Free Estimates
Lic. #979435
Decks & Fences
MARSH FENCE
& DECK CO.
State License #377047
Licensed Insured Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
(650)571-1500
Doors
Electricians
ALL ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
650-322-9288
for all your electrical needs
ELECTRIC SERVICE GROUP
Electricians
ELECTRICIAN
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Troubleshooting,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
Gardening
GENERAL
LANDSCAPE
MAINTENANCE
Commercial & Residential
Gardening
New lawn &
sprinkler installation,
Trouble shooting and repair
Work done by the hour
or contract
Free estimates
Licensed
(650)444-5887, Call/Text
glmco@aol.com
Flooring
SHOP
AT HOME
WE WILL
BRING THE
SAMPLES
TO YOU.
Call for a
FREE in-home
estimate
FLAMINGOS FLOORING
CARPET
VINYL
LAMINATE
TILE
HARDWOOD
650-655-6600
SLATER FLOORS
. Restore old floors to new
. Dustless Sanding
. Install new custom & refinished
hardwood floors
Licensed. Bonded. Insured
www.slaterfloors.com
(650) 593-3700
Showroom by appointment
Gutters
GUTTERS AND ROOF
REPAIR
New Installation seamless,
Cleaning and Screening,
Commercial and Residential
Power Washing
Free Estimates
(650)669-6771
Lic.# 910421
O.K.S RAINGUTTER
New Rain Gutter, Down Spouts,
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Roof & Gutter Repairs
Friendly Service
10% Senior Discount
CA Lic# 794353/Bonded
(650)556-9780
Handy Help
AAA HANDYMAN
& MORE
Since 1985
Repairs Maintenance Painting
Carpentry Plumbing Electrical
All Work Guaranteed
(650) 995-4385
DISCOUNT HANDYMAN
& PLUMBING
Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
(650)296-0568
Free Estimates
Lic.#834170
Handy Help
HONEST HANDYMAN
Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
Maintenance,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
(650)740-8602
PAYLESS
HANDYMAN
Kitchen & Bath remodling, Tile
work, Roofing, And Much More!
Free Estimates
(650)771-2432
SENIOR HANDYMAN
Specializing in Any Size Projects
Painting Electrical
Carpentry Dry Rot
40 Yrs. Experience
Retired Licensed Contractor
(650)201-6854
Hardwood Floors
KO-AM
HARDWOOD FLOORING
Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
Refinish
High Quality @ Low Prices
Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
800-300-3218
408-979-9665
Lic. #794899
Hauling
CHAINEY HAULING
Junk & Debris Clean Up
Furniture / Appliance / Disposal
Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo
Starting at $40& Up
www.chaineyhauling.com
Free Estimates
(650)207-6592
CHEAP
HAULING!
Light moving!
Haul Debris!
650-583-6700
Moving
Bay Area
Relocation Services
Specializing in:
Homes, Apts., Storages
Professional, friendly, careful.
Peninsulas Personal Mover
Commercial/Residential
Fully Lic. & Bonded CAL -T190632
Call (650) 630-0424
Painting
JON LA MOTTE
PAINTING
Interior & Exterior
Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates
(650)368-8861
Lic #514269
MTP
Painting/Waterproofing
Drywall Repair/Tape/Texture
Power Washing-Decks, Fences
No Job Too Big or Small
Lic.# 896174
Call Mike the Painter
(650)271-1320
NICK MEJIA PAINTING
A+ Member BBB Since 1975
Large & Small Jobs
Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
ing, Varnishing, Cabinet Finishing
Wall Effects, Murals, More!
(415)971-8763
Lic. #479564
Plumbing
$89 TO CLEAN
ANY CLOGGED
DRAIN!
Installation of Trenchless Pipes,
Water Heaters, Faucets,
Toilets, Sinks, & Re-pipes
(650)461-0326
Remodeling
HARVEST KITCHEN
& MOSAIC
Cabinets * Vanities * Tile
Flooring * Mosaics
Sinks * Faucets
Fast turnaround * Expert service
920 Center St., San Carlos
(650)620-9639
www.harvestkm.com
Tree Service
Hillside Tree
Service
LOCALLY OWNED
Family Owned Since 2000
Trimming Pruning
Shaping
Large Removal
Stump Grinding
Free
Estimates
Mention
The Daily Journal
to get 10% off
for new customers
Call Luis (650) 704-9635
Tile
CUBIAS TILE
Entryways Kitchens
Decks Bathrooms
Tile Repair Floors
Grout Repair Fireplaces
Call Mario Cubias for Free Estimates
(650)784-3079
Lic.# 955492
Window Washing
Notices
NOTICE TO READERS:
California law requires that contractors
taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contrac-
tors State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their li-
cense number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800-
321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
30 Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
851 Cherry Ave. #29, San Bruno
in Bayhill Shopping Center
Open 7 Days 10:30am- 10:30pm
650. 737. 0788
Foot Massage $19.99/hr
Free Sauna (with this Ad)
Body Massage $39.99/hr
Hot StoneMassage $49.99/hr
GRAND OPENING
Attorneys
Law Office of Jason Honaker
BANKRUPTCY
Chapter 7 &13
Call us for a consultation
650-259-9200
www.honakerlegal.com
Clothing
$5 CHARLEY'S
Sporting apparel from your
favorite teams,low prices,
large selection.
450 San Bruno Ave.
San Bruno
650 771 -5614
Food
CROWNE PLAZA
Foster City-San Mateo
Champagne Sunday Brunch
Wedding, Event &
Meeting Facilities
(650) 295-6123
1221 Chess Drive Foster City
Hwy 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit
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1390 El Camino Real
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WORLD 31
Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
German leader: Spying
on allies harms security
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela
Merkel warned on Wednesday that countries
who spy on their allies risk destroying
trust, resulting in less rather than more
security.
Merkel used her inaugural address to
Parliament after her re-election to slam the
United States and Britain over their spy pro-
grams. Among the allegations to surface
from secret U.S. government documents
released by former NSA analyst Edward
Snowden last year are that friendly countries
and their leaders including Merkel
have been the target of electronic eaves-
dropping.
The U.S. says its surveillance programs
are focused on threats to national security,
including terrorism.
Actions where the ends justify the
means, where everything that is technically
possible is done, harms trust, Merkel said.
It sows distrust. In the end there will be
less, not more, security.
Bitterness of Syrian
war on display at talks
GENEVA The bitterness and rancor
stirred by Syrias civil war were on full dis-
play this week at peace talks in Switzerland
and not just in the closed room where
rival delegations are seeking a way to end
the three-year conict.
For the first time since the country
devolved into its bloody civil war, support-
ers and opponents of President Bashar
Assad many of them journalists are
meeting face to face. The mix is producing
more than just awkward moments between
people with vastly different views.
Around the world
By Yuras Karmanau and Jim Heintz
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
KIEV, Ukraine Ukraines parliament
on Wednesday passed a measure offering
amnesty to those arrested in two months of
protests, but only if demonstrators vacate
most of the buildings they occupy. The
move was quickly greeted with contempt
by the opposition.
The measure was put forth by a lawmaker
from the party of President Vi kt or
Yanukovych, who is casting about for a
way to end the protests, which are calling
for his resignation. The measure was a soft-
er version of an earlier proposal to only
offer amnesty if all protests dispersed.
But the opposition regards the arrests
during the protests 328 by one lawmak-
ers count as fundamentally illegiti-
mate.
In reality, parliament has just passed a
law on hostages. The authorities have
themselves recognized that they are taking
hostages, as terrorists so they can trade the
hostages, said Oleh Tyahnybok, leader of
the Svoboda party and one of the protests
top figures, according to the Interfax news
agency.
That disdain was echoed in Kievs central
Independence Square, where protesters
have set up a large tent camp and conducted
round-the-clock demonstrations since
early December.
Is this a compromise, or are these polit-
ical prisoners, said 30-year-old demon-
strator Artem Sharai. We will seize new
buildings, if the authorities dont really
change the situation in the country.
Protesters are demanding Yanukovychs
resignation, early elections and the firing
of authorities responsible for violent
police dispersals of demonstrators. The
protests started after Yanukovych backed
out of a long-awaited agreement to deepen
ties with the European Union, but quickly
came to encompass a wide array of discon-
tent over corruption, heavy-handed police
and dubious courts.
Three demonstrators died in clashes with
police last week, as anger boiled up over
harsh anti-protest laws that Yanukovych
pushed through this month. Parliament
voted on Tuesday to repeal those laws, but
Yanukovych has not signed the measure.
The bill would not apply to several city
buildings in the center of Kiev which the
protesters use as dormitories and operation
centers, and are key support facilities for
the extensive protest tent camp on the
main square. With temperatures dropping
as low as -20 Celsius (-4 Fahrenheit) dur-
ing the night, continuing the protests
without places to shelter would be virtually
impossible.
But the Kiev city hall building, as well as
regional administration ones seized by
protesters in western Ukrainian cities, will
have to be vacated, according to the Unian
news agency.
Ukraine lawmakers offer protester amnesty
REUTERS
Protesters wait for a decision on an amnesty law at a barricade in Kiev, Ukraine.
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