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teachersat
an impasse
District, union will now enter
the mediation phase over pay
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Labor negotiations between the San Carlos Elementary
School District and teachers union have stalled, leading to
an impasse process to resolve disputes Wednesday.
Salary negotiations began around the end of January, with
the San Carlos Teachers Association asking for a 2 percent
raise, along with higher contributions to health and well-
ness costs since health care costs have risen. The district
offered a 1 percent one-time bonus for the 2013-14 school
year, with a .5 percent salary schedule increase toward
health and welfare. The two mutually agreed to go to
impasse after the teachers rejected the latter proposal.
Negotiations have not gone well at all, said Sarah Amos,
co-chair of the union’s negotiation team and teacher at
Central Middle School.
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Aproposal to turn Foster City’s Edgewater
Place Shopping Center into a mixed-use
waterfront housing development is on hold
after Edgewater Holding Corporation decided
to first reach out to the community for sup-
port, Community Development Director
Curtis Bank said this week.
The redevelopment would require a zoning
and general plan amendment and, per the
city’s new gatekeeper ordinance, the City
Council would be the first to review the pro-
ject’s pre-application.
Councilmember concerns about the post-
poned proposal range from impacts on
schools to the loss of services to current
residents. However, there is some sympa-
thy with EHC wanting to remain profitable,
particularly with housing becoming more
desirable in Foster City.
“I think it’s a fine line on growth as to, do
you just redevelop every part of land for the
profit from what can be driven on it, versus
what’s good for the residents,” Councilman
Gary Pollard said.
The shopping center on Edgewater
Boulevard at Beach Park Boulevard current-
ly covers about 123,300 square feet split
between about 35 stores and businesses,
which includes a Lucky Supermarket, a nail
salon, two tutoring centers, two dry clean-
ers, a bank and several restaurants. EHC
declined to comment, however, city offi-
cials said most businesses, if not all, would
have to vacate should the site be redevel-
oped per the proposal turned into the city
Foster City questions retail, housing viability
Proposal to redevelop Edgewater Place on hold, City Council evaluates policies
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Instructor Mike Norton displays some of the training pistols that use laser pointers to illustrate how to aim.
Researchers hope to examine
dead whale near Pillar Point
By Joan Dentler
BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE
Marine researchers and harbor officials will have to wait
and see if a deceased humpback whale that pressed up against
the rocky break wall near Pillar Point Harbor on Wednesday
washes onshore before determining its age, size, cause of
death, or if the carcass is suitable for research or education-
al use.
Marine Mammal Center spokeswoman Sarah van Schagen
said Thursday that the whale, which is floating offshore near
See WHALE, Page 22
See IMPASSE, Page 23
See PROPOSAL, Page 23
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Shooting guns seems to be an activ-
ity for men, but a weekend event at the
Coyote Point Rifle and Pistol Club is
aiming to change that.
The nonprofit Coyote Point Rifle
and Pistol Club is holding its second
beginners pistol class geared toward
women who want to learn about and
experience something that is foreign
to them, said Mike Norton, a club
board member and the lead instructor
for the class.
“Most of these women are coming
from, they’re middle-aged, they’ve had
life experiences. But [shooting] is
something that they’ve never experi-
enced before. So what we’re trying to
do is say, come in and experience
something and challenge yourself and
alleviate any fears. With knowledge,
you overcome fear,” Norton said.
Ten women have signed up for the
two-day course that makes safety the
first priority, Norton said. The eight-
hour class is split into four hours of
lecture, two hours of simulation and
two hours of live fire. Participants will
learn about pistol safety, the different
components of a gun, fundamental
shooting skills and how to care and
clean a pistol. The students will also
learn about different forms of ammuni-
tion and use a .22 caliber handgun,
which is one of the smallest and most
introductory caliber guns one can
shoot, Norton said.
All of the club instructors are
National Rifle Association certified
and volunteers, Norton said.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s
Office owns and operates the Coyote
Point Shooting Range, which is safely
enclosed and one of the only outdoor
ranges on the Peninsula, Norton said.
The range opened in 1963 and, along
with the Sheriff’s Office, about 10 to
15 law enforcement agencies train at
the facility, Norton said.
Like most skills, shooting requires
Ready, aim, fire
Weekend pistol class at Coyote Point geared toward women
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Man charged in BB
gun road-rage attack
LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors say a
28-year-old man who allegedly shot a
woman in the eye with a BB gun during a
fit of road rage has been charged with
assault with a deadly weapon.
The Los Angeles Times reports Cory
Allen Flenory is accused of trying to ram
the woman’s car in a Wal-Mart parking
lot in Stevenson Ranch on Saturday.
Prosecutors say he then trailed her car to
an intersection, where he opened fire
with a BB gun, striking her in the face.
Flenory was arrested Monday.
The 22-year-old woman, who was in
driving with her boyfriend at the time,
may lose sight in her right eye. Her
boyfriend was not hurt.
The Los Angeles County district attor-
ney’s office said Wednesday that Flenory
is also charged with mayhem and van-
dalism causing more than $400 in dam-
age.
California college
baseball ‘superfan’ banished
COSTAMESA — Adie-hard fan of the
University of California, Irvine, base-
ball team has gone from field fixture to
persona non grata after walking to the
mound to celebrate a win.
The Orange County Register reported
Wednesday that 49-year-old Keith
Franklin had his season ticket revoked
in February after taking to the infield
with a homemade banner commemorat-
ing career victory No. 1,000 for
Anteaters coach Mike Gillespie.
The school says he went over the line.
Franklin says he had permission. And
Gillepsie didn’t seem to mind, smiling
and shaking Franklin’s hand.
Since the home-field banishment,
Franklin’s enthusiasm hasn’t waned. He
attends all away games, leading cheers
and inventing nicknames for players.
And he’s maintaining his vow not to
cut his hair until the Anteaters make the
College World Series.
California man uses stolen
backhoe to destroy home
MADERA— Authorities have arrested
a Central California man they say used a
stolen backhoe to crush a vacant mobile
home that was not slated for demolition.
The Fresno Bee reports Madera
County deputies caught 51-year-old
Richard Newman in the act of demolish-
ing the home with the excavator, which
went missing from a rental company
last week.
Newman told deputies he didn’t steal
the John Deere backhoe — he just bor-
rowed it and was planning to return it
after completing his job.
The manager of the bank-owned prop-
erty says Newman was not hired to do
any job — especially not to demolish
the home.
Newman was booked into Madera
County Jail, with bail set at $45,000.
Police: Man stole
bread truck, made deliveries
NEWYORK — Authorities say a man
stole a New York City bakery truck and
began delivering loaves of bread to ran-
dom businesses.
Police say David Bastar hopped into
Grimaldi’s Home of Bread truck on
Manhattan’s Upper East Side early
Monday while the real driver was mak-
ing a delivery at a pizzeria.
Wearing only his underwear, Bastar
then allegedly began dropping off
baguettes, whole-wheat rolls and sour-
dough bread. He eventually distributed
the entire $8,000 worth of baked goods
— but not to the bakery’s customers.
Joe Grimaldi owns the Queens bakery.
He tells the Journal News that business-
es found bread in front of their doors.
Bastar, of Nanuet, has been taken to a
hospital for evaluation. He faces
charges of criminal possession of
stolen goods. It wasn’t immediately
clear whether he had a lawyer.
California mom in
alleged bullying case in court
SANTAROSA— Prosecutors say they
need more time to decide whether to file
criminal charges against a Northern
California mother suspected of attack-
ing a 12-year-old boy she said was bul-
lying her daughter.
The mother, 30-year-old Delia Garcia-
Bratcher, made her first court appearance
in Sonoma County on Thursday. The
Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports
that Deputy District Attorney Anne
Masterson said more investigation was
needed.
Ajudge set the next court date for June
19.
Sheriff’s officials say Garcia-Bratcher
went to her daughter’s Santa Rosa ele-
mentary school on Friday and grabbed
the boy by the throat. They say they
have found no evidence of any contact
between the boy and Garcia-Bratcher’s
daughter.
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Actor, comedian,
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Drew Carey is 56.
This Day in History
Thought for the Day
1934
Bank robbers Clyde Barrow and
Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a
police ambush in Bienville Parish,
Louisiana.
“We do not usually look for allies
when we love. Indeed, we often look on those
who love with us as rivals and trespassers.
But we always look for allies when we hate.”
— Eric Hoffer, American author and philosopher (1902-1983)
Actress Joan
Collins is 81.
Singer Jewel is 40.
Birthdays
REUTERS
NASA’s ‘Global Selfie’ Earth mosaic contains more than 36,000 individual photographs from the more than 50,000 images
posted around the world on Earth Day.
Friday: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog and
drizzle in the morning. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Fri day ni ght: Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming cloudy. Patchy
fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Cloudy in the morning then
becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs
in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after mid-
night. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming
sunny. Patchy fog. Highs around 70.
Sunday night through Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows in
the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
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I n 1430, Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians,
who sold her to the English.
I n 1533, the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to
Catherine of Aragon was declared null and void.
I n 1788, South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify
the United States Constitution.
I n 1814, a second revised version of Beethoven’s only
opera, “Fidelio,” had its world premiere in Vienna.
In 1911, the newly completed New York Public Library was
dedicated by President William Howard Taft, Gov. John
Alden Dix and Mayor William Jay Gaynor.
I n 1939, the Navy submarine USS Squalus sank during a
test dive off the New England coast. Thirty-two crew mem-
bers and one civilian were rescued, but 26 others died; the
sub was salvaged and recommissioned the USS Sailfish.
I n 1944, during World War II, Allied forces bogged down in
Anzio began a major breakout offensive.
I n 1949, the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
was established.
I n 1967, Egypt closed the Straits of Tiran to Israeli ships,
an action which precipitated war between Israel and its Arab
neighbors the following month.
I n 1977, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the
appeals of former Nixon White House aides H.R. Haldeman
and John Ehrlichman and former Attorney General John N.
Mitchell in connection with their Watergate convictions.
I n 1984, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop issued a report
saying there was “very solid” evidence linking cigarette
smoke to lung disease in non-smokers. “Indiana Jones and
the Temple of Doom,” starring Harrison Ford, was released
by Paramount Pictures.
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Bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman is 89. Actress Barbara Barrie
is 83. Actor Charles Kimbrough is 78. International Tennis
Hall of Famer John Newcombe is 70. Actress Lauren Chapin is
69. Country singer Misty Morgan is 69. Country singer Judy
Rodman is 63. Chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov is 63.
Boxing Hall of Famer Marvelous Marvin Hagler is 60. Singer
Luka Bloom is 59. Actress Lea DeLaria (TV: “Orange is the
New Black”) is 56. Country singer Shelly West is 56. Actor
Linden Ashby is 54. Actress-model Karen Duffy is 53. Actress
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DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
The former church usher accused of
inappropriately touching two young
girls on separate occasions will stand
trial next month after a judge Thursday
refused to dismiss the charges.
The defense asked Judge Jonathan
Karesh to drop the case against Julian
Lopez, 69, but were refused. Lopez now
stands trial June 23 on four counts of
molestation and faces life in prison if
convicted of abusing multiple victims.
In 2008, Lopez served at Ministerio
Mundial in Daly City when a teen says
that, when she was 10, he approached
her upstairs where
she was doing
homework and both
kissed and fondled
her. The girl said
Lopez threatened to
harm her parents if
she told but she
informed her mother
who contacted the
church pastor. The
pastor called a church meeting at
which Lopez reportedly confessed and
asked forgiveness from some members
of the congregation, according to
prosecutors.
Lopez was removed as an usher but
not the church.
The alleged victim brought the accu-
sations to police now after having
trouble attending the same church as
her alleged abuser, according to the
District Attorney’s Office.
After the teen came forward, further
police investigation led to another
reported victim who said around the
same time in 2008, when she was 13,
Lopez also grabbed her twice and
touched her inappropriately.
Lopez is being held without bail and
returns to court June 3 for a pretrial
conference.
Judge refuses to toss church
usher’s molestation charges
Julian Lopez
SAN CARLOS
Vandalism. Vandalism was reported on the 1000 block of
Laurel Street before 8:40 p.m. Saturday, May 17.
Arre s t. Awoman was arrested for driving under the influence
at El Camino Real and Hopkins Avenue before 4:03 p.m.
Saturday, May 17.
Grand theft. Grand theft was reported on the 100 block of
Circle Star Way before 10:33 a.m. Saturday, May 17.
Arre s t. Aman was arrested for driving under the influence at
Arroyo and Tamarack avenues before 2:52 a.m. Saturday,
May 17.
Burglary. Acommercial burglary was reported on the 1100
block of El Camino Real before 4:09 p.m. Friday, May 16.
Hit-and-run. A hit-and-run incident was reported on the
600 block of Cowgill Ally before 3:37 p.m. Friday, May 16.
Arre s t. Aman was arrested for driving under the influence on
Alameda de las Pulgas and Edgewood Road before 2:34 a.m.
Friday, May 16.
REDWOOD CITY
Reckless driver. Awhite Ford van with Tracy dealership
paper plates was weaving through traffic and making illegal
U-turns on Redwood Shores and Bridge parkways before
9:28 p.m. Wednesday, May 14.
Disturbance. A man reported for yelling and harassing
passersby and provoking people to fight on El Camino Real
before 9:58 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.
Arre s ts. Two men were arrested for driving under the influ-
ence on El Camino Real before 8:22 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.
Suspi ci ous persons. Two men were reported for attempt-
ing to steal beer from a store on Woodside Road before 7:09
p.m. Tuesday, May 13.
Police reports
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Police warn of rise in
telephone scams targeting seniors
Police in South San Francisco are warn-
ing of a rise in fraudulent telephone scams
that target seniors.
On Tuesday, police said a South San
Francisco woman received a telephone call
from a person claiming to be a paralegal
from the Attorney General’s office. The
suspect told the victim that there was a
warrant for her arrest and she needed to pay
a fee by using a Vanilla prepaid cash card,
or risk being sent to jail.
The only description the victim gave
police was that the suspect had a “Russian”
accent.
Financial fraud is the fastest growing
form of elder abuse, according to police.
Police said elder financial abuse is tough to
combat because it often goes unreported.
Many elderly victims are often confused,
fearful or embarrassed by the crime and fail
to report it.
Prevalent types of scams include those
that tell victims they are lottery or sweep-
stakes winners, offer to make home or util-
ity repairs, report found cash, request cred-
it card number verification, bank examiner
scams, grandparent scams and IRS agent
scams.
Police urged seniors to protect them-
selves from financial fraud by becoming
familiar with these common scams and to
report suspicious calls authorities.
The California Department of Justice, in
cooperation with AARP, has published a
booklet, “A Citizen’s Guide to Preventing
and Reporting Elder Abuse,” which pro-
vides hints on how to detect signs of phys-
ical, emotional and financial elder abuse.
To report a fraudulent telephone scam,
contact the South San Francisco police at
(650) 877-8900 or the Anonymous TIP
Line at (650) 952-2244.
Rebate program offered
for drought-tolerant landscaping
To encourage residents to conserve
water, Redwood City officials are promot-
ing a program that offers rebates for homes
that replace lawns with drought-tolerant
landscaping.
City officials say outdoor water use com-
prises up to 50 percent of all of the water
used on residential properties, which for
the average Redwood City household is
about 200 gallons each day.
With the Lawn Be Gone program, single-
family residences that are customers of
Redwood City Water can qualify for rebates
of up to $1,000 for replacing lawns with
water-efficient plants.
“The Lawn Be Gone program not only
makes our homes and neighborhoods more
beautiful, it also promotes a sustainable
community by saving thousands of gal-
lons of water every year,” Redwood City
Mayor Jeffrey Gee said in a statement.
More information on the Lawn Be Gone
program can be found at www.redwoodci-
t y. org/LawnBeGone. For other water sav-
ing services and updates on 2014 drought
conditions, residents are asked to visit
www.redwoodcity. org/conservation.
Stretch of I-280 closed
for weekend repair work
Astretch of southbound Interstate 280 in
San Francisco is closed until Tuesday
morning to allow crews to replace a hinge
on the road, according to Caltrans offi-
cials.
Southbound Interstate 280 will be clos-
ing at 9 p.m. between downtown San
Francisco and the Pennsylvania Avenue
on-ramp. The road is expected to reopen by
5 a.m. Tuesday.
The southbound closure affects the
Mariposa Street/18th Street, Sixth
Street/Brannan, and King Street on-ramps.
Northbound lanes will remain open dur-
ing the closure.
Overhead signs on roads throughout the
region are displaying closure information
and dates.
Highway 101 is expected to be heavily
used as a detour this weekend.
Later this year, northbound lanes will be
closed on the Fourth of July holiday week-
end starting July 3 and over the Labor Day
holiday weekend starting on Aug. 28.
The closures will allow work on three
bridge hinges on the road.
Hinges connect two parts of a bridge and
allow for expansion and contraction on
both sides of the road, as well as for move-
ment during an earthquake, according to
Caltrans.
Crews will be demolishing concrete
around old bridge hinges, removing it and
installing a new hinge.
More information about the closures is
available at www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/proj-
ects/280Bridge.
Bank robbed in San Bruno
Police are on the lookout for three men
who robbed the Patelco Credit Union at
1050 Admiral Court in San Bruno Thursday
morning.
At approximately 11: 11 a.m., police
responded to the bank and learned that the
three men jumped over teller counters and
removed cash from the tills. They were last
seen running south through the parking
lot, according to police.
The men were described as dark-skinned,
wearing dark hooded sweatshirts, painter
type pants and white paper respirators cov-
ering their faces, according to police.
Anyone with information related to this
crime is encouraged to call the San Bruno
Police Department at (650) 616-7100.
Information can also be provided anony-
mously to email to: sbpdtipline@san-
bruno.ca.gov.
Driver pleads not
guilty to drunken crash into bus
A man who reportedly told authorities
“I’m a little drunk” after rear-ending a
stopped SamTrans bus in
South San Francisco will
stand trial this fall on
intoxicated driving
charges.
Jimmy Alameda
Velasco, 32, pleaded not
guilty Thursday to the
charges and was scheduled
to begin jury trial Sept.
15.
Velasco reportedly hit the bus just before
6 p.m. Jan. 3 as it stopped at the intersec-
tion of El Camino Real and Arroyo Drive.
Many passengers were taken to local hos-
pitals but Velasco was unharmed and said “I
hit the bus, I’m a little drunk.”
Velasco reportedly couldn’t finish his
field sobriety tests and preliminary blood
alcohol levels were .17 and .19, according
to the District Attorney’s Office.
Once arrested, he allegedly vomited in
the back seat of the patrol car.
He is free from custody on a $50,000 bail
bond.
Milk stamp draws line
at San Francisco post office
The post office in San Francisco’s Castro
District is selling more stamps than usual
now that a neighborhood icon is the face of
the nation’s newest Forever Stamp.
The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday
started issuing stamps honoring the late
San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk,
who was one of the first openly gay men
elected to public office and represented the
Castro before he was assassinated in
1978.
AIDS Memorial Quilt creator Cleve
Jones, who was an aide to Milk, and
screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who won
an Oscar for the 2008 movie “Milk,”
joined dozens of people who lined up at the
Castro post office to buy the new stamp.
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$3.25 to $3.75 per gallon.
Drivers can handle that, according to
AAA, and are ready to head out for Memorial
Day driving trips in the highest numbers
since 2005. “It is unlikely that gas prices
will have a significant effect on travel plans
compared to a year ago,” AAA wrote in its
annual Memorial Day forecast.
Steady gasoline prices are largely the
result of relatively steady crude oil prices,
even though there has been a long list of
global supply disruptions and political tur-
moil that that typically would push the price
of oil higher. Sanctions have sharply cut
output from Iran, once the world’s third
largest oil exporter. Libya went through
civil war, and labor and political disruptions
continue to limit its exports. Venezuela’s oil
output has been steadily declining for a
decade. Most recently, the conflict between
Russia and Ukraine is raising concerns that
sanctions will impact production or exports
from Russia, the world’s second largest
exporter after Saudi Arabia.
But rising crude output in countries such as
the U.S., Canada and Brazil have offset the
declining supply elsewhere, helping to keep
prices steady.
Approaching this Memorial Day, the
national average is $3.65 per gallon,
according to AAA, OPIS and Wright
Express. Last year on the holiday it was
$3.63 per gallon. In 2012 it was $3.64.
The story is similar with other fuels.
Through the first quarter of this year airlines
are paying $3.03 per gallon for jet fuel —
exactly the same they paid on average for all
of last year, according to the Bureau of
Transportation Statistics. The average price
of diesel, $3.93 per gallon, is a nickel high-
er than last year.
Gasoline prices have familiar look as summer nears
California drivers are paying the most in the lower 48 states, at $4.15 per gallon, about 10
cents higher than last Memorial Day weekend.
By Henry C. Jackson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Congress sent the
White House a $12.3 billion water projects
bill half the size of its last one seven years
ago — before the economy sank into a deep
recession that helped swell the government’s
debt and before lawmakers swore off cherry-
picking pet projects for folks back home.
With a 91-7 vote Thursday, the Senate
passed the bill authorizing 34 new projects
over the next 10 years. The House passed it
Tuesday after key lawmakers spent six
months blending separate House and Senate
versions approved last year.
The bill authorizes big new flood control
projects for Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Fargo,
North Dakota, and dredging and harbor
expansions in Boston and Savannah,
Georgia. But it also puts an end to $18 bil-
lion in dormant projects that Congress had
passed before the last round of $23.3 billion
in water projects was approved in 2007.
The new measure’s reduced cost reflects a
conscious effort by lawmakers to rein in
spending, particularly in the House, where
Republicans first elected in 2010 or 2012
balked at new spending. All of the projects
included in the legislation came at the recom-
mendation of the Army Corps of Engineers.
Some conservative and watchdog groups
complained the bill was still bloated with
unnecessary spending. But it had widespread
support from state and local officials and
business groups like the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce as legislation that will produce
jobs and enhance commerce.
California counties sue
over painkiller marketing
SAN FRANCISCO — Two California
counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five
drug companies of waging a campaign of
deception to boost the sales of painkillers
behind the nation’s prescription drug addic-
tion problem.
Orange and Santa Clara counties filed the
suit Wednesday in Orange County Superior
Court, alleging false advertising, unfair
competition and creating a public nuisance.
Much like the legal attack on tobacco
companies two decades ago by many states,
the current lawsuit accuses the drug manu-
facturers of making misleading and false
claims about the safety of products con-
sumed annually by millions of Americans.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the
entire state of California and seeks to stop
the marketing campaigns involving opi-
oid-based painkillers and demands unspeci-
fied compensation for alleged damage to
public health and patients.
Kashkari far outpaces
Donnelly in cash on hand
SACRAMENTO — Gubernatorial candi-
date Neel Kashkari has $1.4 million on
hand to surpass fellow Republican Tim
Donnelly’s cash-starved campaign in
California’s June 3 primary, according to
campaign finance filings released Thursday.
The race has turned into a fight for second
place as Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is
expected to cruise to the general election
under the state’s top-two primary format.
Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official
and architect of the nation’s bank bailout,
is pouring money into campaign commer-
cials and mailers to raise his visibility. His
latest campaign finance filings show he has
raised $4 million for his campaign. Half of
that is his own money, accounting for
roughly 40 percent of his stated personal
wealth.
Third man convicted of
starting L.A.-area wildfire
LOS ANGELES — A third man has been
convicted of causing a wildfire that
destroyed five homes in the foothills east of
Los Angeles.
The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-
old Jonathan Jarrell was found guilty
Thursday of unlawfully setting timber on
fire and illegally starting a fire. He’s facing
up to 5 1/2 years in federal prison.
Authorities say burning paper from an
illegal campfire sparked the Colby Fire on
Jan. 16 in the Angeles National Forest.
Senate approves $12.3B water bill
Around the state
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STATE/NATION
Amy Brooks Colin Flynn Hal Coehlo
consultant
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Family Owned & Operated
Established: 1949
Effa-Jean Arms
February 9, 1917 - May 5, 2014
Resident of Cupertino
With her family by her side, Effa-Jean (Effie) Arms of Cupertino passed away early
Monday, May 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard A.
Arms of 83 years and their sweet daughter, Susan of 3 years.
Effie is survived by two of her three children, Sherrill Arms and Audrene (Arms)
Rossi with spouse, Thomas Rossi; grandchildren Lamar Baker and Shannon Sackett
with spouse, Eric; great-grandchildren, Madison and Riley; and many nephews and nieces.
Effa-Jean Arms was born in Palo Alto, CA. to Villa Amos and Victor Lightbody.
She was sister to Lola, Elinor and Mildred. She graduated from Sequoia High School,
Redwood City, CA. Effie would catch the bus from Menlo Park to Albany, CA. to play
violin in the symphony; she graduated from beauty school and established herself as
a well-known beautician on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto. She met her
husband, Dick on a blind date in San Francisco and they were married in 1939. Effie
and her husband (the 5th employee of Hewlett Packard), made their home in Menlo
Park where they raised their family.
In 1975, Effa-Jean and Dick retired to their beloved Sierras to enjoy over 20 years
of living on the Yuba River in Sierra City. They loved riding snow-mobiles in the snow,
fishing, gardening, appreciating nature and volunteering. Effie won an award at the
Sacramento State Fair for her beautiful, handmade, king-size quilt. She enjoyed all
kinds of needlework, while Dick would recycle materials making fishing lures and
other novelties. In later years, Effie devoted herself to being the sole caregiver to her
husband prior to his death. They were married for 61 years. After 2000, Effie returned
to the Bay Area to be closer to family.
Our family wishes to thank Optimal Hospice Care and especially Effie’s friends
and caregivers at The Forum for their friendship, understanding and loving care. Effie
knew she was safe with all of you, she trusted you and you made her happy--that gave
her peace. In loving memory, she is forever in our hearts.
As Effa-Jean wished, no services were held. Any memorial contributions in her
honor can be made to Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital or Optimal Hospice Care.
Obituary
By Ken Dilanian
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — In an overwhelming
vote, the House moved the U.S. closer to
ending the National Security Agency’s bulk
collection of Americans’ phone records
Thursday, the most significant demonstra-
tion to date of leaker Edward Snowden’s
impact on the debate over privacy versus
security.
But the final version of the legislation,
“watered down” in the words of one support-
er, also showed the limits of that impact. The
bill was severely weakened to mollify U.S.
intelligence agencies, which insisted that
the surveillance programs that shocked
many Americans are a critical bulwark
against terror plots.
The bill was approved 303-121, which
means that most House members can now
say they voted to end what many critics con-
sider the most troubling practice Snowden
disclosed — the collection and storage of
U.S. calling data by the secretive intelli-
gence agency. But almost no other major
provision designed to restrict NSA surveil-
lance, including limits on the secret court
that grants warrants to search the data, sur-
vived the negotiations to get the bill to the
House floor.
And even the prohibition on bulk collec-
tion of Americans’ communications records
has been called into question by some
activists who say a last-minute change in
wording diminished what was sold as a ban.
“People will say, ‘We did something, and
isn’t something enough,”’ said Steven
Aftergood, who tracks intelligence issues for
the Federation of American Scientists. “But
this bill doesn’t fundamentally resolve the
uncertainties that generated the whole con-
troversy.”
Though some privacy activists continued
to back the bill, others withdrew support, as
did technology companies such as Google
and Facebook.
Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, the
Republican chairman of the House
Intelligence Committee, said, “I believe this
is a workable compromise that protects the
core function of a counterterrorism program
we know has saved lives around the world.”
The measure now heads to the Senate,
where Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. ,
told reporters Thursday that “we must do
something.”
The USA Freedom Act would codify a pro-
posal made in January by President Barack
Obama, who said he wanted to end the NSA’s
practice of collecting and storing the “to and
from” records of nearly every American land-
line telephone call under a program that
searched the data for connections to terrorist
plots abroad.
The phone records program was revealed
though the leaks last year by Snowden, who
used his job as a computer network adminis-
trator to remove tens of thousands of secret
documents from an NSA facility in Hawaii.
Snowden fled first to China, then Russia
where he is avoiding an extradition order to
face criminal charges for revealing classified
information.
House passes curbs on NSA phone surveillance
By Gillian Flaccus and Tami Abdollah
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SANTAANA — ACalifornia woman who
says she was kidnapped a decade ago by her
mother’s boyfriend lived a seemingly ordi-
nary life with her alleged captor year after
year, but she was too scared to go to author-
ities until she recently reunited with her
mother, police said Thursday.
The woman, who disappeared when she
was 15, eventually married the man and
started a family with him. Neighbors said
she took Zumba classes and went on trips to
the beach and Disneyland.
Orange County prosecutors on Thursday
filed five felony charges against the alleged
abductor, Isidro Garcia, including rape and
kidnapping to commit a sexual offense. He
did not enter a plea, and his arraignment was
continued until June 9. He was jailed on $1
million bail.
Garcia’s attorney said the woman’s claims
of physical and sexual abuse are lies made
up because the couple is separating.
Neighbors in a working-class city south of
Los Angeles described an outwardly happy
family, while authorities and psychologists
cautioned that both could be true — Garcia
could have been a doting husband who con-
trolled his wife without physically restrain-
ing her through years of abuse.
The case began to emerge Monday, when
the woman went two blocks from her apart-
ment complex to the police department in
working-class Bell Gardens and accused
Garcia of domestic violence. During that
conversation, officers learned of her con-
nection to a 2004 missing-persons case in
Santa Ana, about 20 miles away.
Santa Ana police interviewed both Garcia,
41, and the woman and concluded that the
husband had been sexually abusing her a
decade ago and kidnapped her after a fight
with her mother, who was his girlfriend at
the time.
After holding her captive, Garcia moved
at least four times and gave her multiple
fake identities to hide her from family and
authorities, Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony
Bertagna said.
Garcia and the woman both worked for a
janitorial company cleaning a building that
houses some offices of the Los Angeles
County Department of Children and Family
Services.
Mother persuaded kidnapped woman to go to police
“People will say,‘We did something, and isn’t
something enough. ... But this bill doesn’t fundamentally
resolve the uncertainties that generated the whole controversy.”
— Steven Aftergood, who tracks intelligence issues for the Federation of American Scientists
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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
FRANKFURT, Germany — European
Parliament elections have been sedate
affairs in the past but this week’s voting
has the potential to shake things up — par-
ticularly national governments’ approaches
to cutting debt and spurring growth.
Parties that oppose bringing the 28
European Union nations closer together are
being buoyed by protest votes and econom-
ic misery in the wake of the continent’s
slowly healing debt crisis. They’re expect-
ed to get up to 30 percent of the vote that
began Thursday in some nations and ends
Sunday.
That won’t change much at the 751-seat
parliament that meets in Brussels and
Strasbourg, France. But a strong anti-EU
protest vote could hurt the credibility of
national governments and their efforts to
cut debt, rein in spending and promote
growth through often politically difficult
reforms.
“The results in France, Italy and Greece
will be very important as they could again
derail national politics and policies, giving
rise to renewed discussions and controver-
sies about austerity, reforms and debt sus-
tainability,” said analyst Carsten Brzeski at
ING.
Indebted governments are trying to hold
down spending and, with varying degrees of
enthusiasm, make their economies more
business-friendly by clearing away excess
regulation, taxation and protections for
established workers.
While those efforts — along with easy
monetary policy from the European Central
Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve — have
helped calm markets, the budget cutbacks
and tax increases have also hurt the incomes
of ordinary people in the short term, raising
unemployment and slowing the recovery.
It’s the first EU election after the disas-
trous eurozone debt crisis that started in late
2009. But economists caution that the
vote’s impact on the parliament itself is
likely to be limited as anti-EU forces will
remain in the minority and have struggled
to coordinate their policies. The parliament
can’t itself initiate legislation and is con-
fined to reviewing and amending proposals
from the European Commission, the EU’s
executive branch.
EU elections become platformfor austerity foes
FRANCE
Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls is trying to get a stagnant
economy moving,pushing unpopular spending cuts so he can
lower business taxes. A poor showing by the Socialists in the
European Parliament vote could undermine his backing from
the more left-wing Socialists and make it harder for Valls to
achieve his aims. France’s economy, Europe’s second-largest,
failed to grow in the first quarter, one reason the continent’s
recovery is so muted.
ITALY
PrimeMinister MatteoRenzi of thecenter-left DemocraticParty
faces his first major electoral test since taking office in February.
Renzi is trying to shake up Italy’s bloated bureaucracy and
reform its cumbersome electoral laws.
“His opponents, both within and outside his own party, could
use a poor result to water down his reform efforts,”says James
Howat, European economist for Capital Economics.
Italy’s economy has been a drag on the 18-country euro
currency union where it is the third largest: output declined
byaquarterlyrateof 0.1percent inthefirst threemonths of the
year. Without growth, Italy will struggle to reduce its massive
debt load, which amounts to 133 percent of the country’s
annual national income. At the height of the financial crisis,
there were fears Italy might default on its debt, a move that
could have caused the eurozone to break up.
GREECE
The voting gives an opening and a platform for the left-wing
Syriza party, which calls Sunday’s vote a referendum on the
country’s bailout and its conservative-led government.
Syriza’s leader, Alexis Tsipras, says he wants to tear up Greece’s
bailout deal with the other eurozone countries and the
International Monetary Fund.He is the Europe-wide candidate
put forward by left-wing parties to head the EU’s executive
commission.
Greece promised to cut spending to qualify for bailout loans
fromitsinternational creditorsthat preventedGreece’sfinancial
collapseandapossibleexit fromtheeurozone.But theausterity
policies worsened Greece’s recession, which shrank the
economy 25 percent and left unemployment at a miserable
26.7 percent — and an astonishing 56.8 percent for those
between 15 and 24 years old.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ struggling Socialist coalition
partner, Pasok, could perform poorly in local and European
elections this week, undermining the government. Opinion
polls suggest that Syriza could win a general election.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank in
London, said that outcome “would create huge political
uncertainty with a serious negative impact on the Greek
economy and possibly some ramifications around Europe.”
BRITAIN
A good showing by the UK Independence Party — normally
afringepresenceinmainstreamBritishpolitics—anditsleader
Nigel Farage could increase business concerns about Britain
leaving the EU over the long term.
Farage’spartyhasbeenpushingfor areferendumonthat topic.
“If everyone shrugs it off”as a protest vote “then the economic
impact is zero,”said Schmieding.“If that gets us into a serious
debate over, ‘Do we change our domestic policies?,’ then of
course that could have an impact.”
What’s at stake in some countries
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has
decided how it will respond to a nationwide
scarcity of lethal injection drugs for death-
row inmates: with the electric chair.
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill
into law Thursday allowing the state to elec-
trocute death row inmates in the event pris-
ons are unable to obtain the drugs, which
have become more and more scarce follow-
ing a European-led boycott of drug sales for
executions. Tennessee lawmakers over-
whelmingly passed the electric chair legisla-
tion in April, with the Senate voting 23-3
and the House 68-13 in favor of the bill.
Richard Dieter, the executive director of
the Death Penalty Information Center, said
Tennessee is the first state to enact a law to
reintroduce the electric chair without giving
prisoners an option.
“There are states that allow inmates to
choose, but it is a very different matter for a
state to impose a method like electrocution,”
he said. “No other state has gone so far.”
Dieter said he expects legal challenges to
arise if the state decides to go through with
an electrocution, both on the grounds of
whether the state could prove that lethal
injection drugs were not obtainable and con-
stitutional protections against cruel and
unusual punishment.
Tennessee decides to brings back electric chair
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Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
T
he San Mateo Arboretum
Soci et y’s new fairy garden in
Central Park was dedicated May
18. Those interested in exploring the
magical world created by the society’s
volunteers can do so on the north end of
the park past the pumphouse.
***
Looking for fun activities this summer?
The city of San Mateo has posted an
online activity guide and summer camp
booklet to give parents ideas on how to
entertain their kids during this season’s
school break. For more information visit
www.cityofsanmateo.org.
***
Check out the brand new Bay Area
Entrepreneur Center 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
May 29 at 458 San Mateo Ave. in San
Bruno. The center will celebrate its grand
opening.
***
Read the book, The Kite Runner, dur-
ing the month of May. Then, 5 p.m.- 7
p.m. Thursday, May 29 join others at the
South San Francisco Main Library
Auditorium, 840 W. Orange Ave. in
South San Francisco to watch the movie.
The library is doing free holds on this
book and free popcorn will be provided
during the movie.
For more information call 829-3860.
***
Millbrae’s Honoring our Veterans
Seni or Luncheon takes place 11:30
a.m.-2 p.m. May 27 at the Mi l l brae
Community Center, 477 Lincoln
Circle in Millbrae. Expect music, food,
fun and a special presentation honoring
veterans.
The event is $10 for non-veterans and
it’s free for veterans.
***
Don’t be alarmed if you see officers
swarming Roosevel t El ementary
Sc hool in Redwood City on June 8. The
Redwood City police and fire departments
are jointly hosting a large-scale tactical
exercise as part of their Enhanced
School Safety Pl an. The exercise will
simulate an “active shooter” on campus.
The departments picked a Sunday to mini-
mize traffic impacts but there will still be
some closures in the area and police will
contact affected neighborhoods before-
hand. The drill is between 10 a.m. and 4
p.m. Sunday, June 8 at Roosevelt School,
2323 Vera St.
The Reporters’ Notebook is a weekly collection
of facts culled from the notebooks of the Daily
Journal staff. It appears in the Friday edition.
Reporters’ notebook
By Donna Cassata
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — The House defied the
Pentagon on Thursday, overwhelmingly
backing a $601 billion defense authorization
bill that saves the Cold War-era U-2 spy
plane, military bases and Navy cruisers
despites warnings that it will undercut mili-
tary readiness.
AWhite House veto threat — reiterated just
hours before the vote — had little impact in
an election year as lawmakers embraced the
popular measure that includes a 1.8 percent
pay raise for the troops and adds up to hun-
dreds of thousands of jobs back home. The
vote was 325-98 for the legislation, with
216 Republicans and 109 Democrats backing
the bill.
Hours later, the leaders of the Senate Armed
Services Committee announced the comple-
tion of its version of the bill that backs sev-
eral of the Pentagon proposals while break-
ing with the administration on some
weapons.
Most notably, the Senate panel “created a
path to close Guantanamo,” said the commit-
tee’s chairman, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., a
long-sought goal of President Barack
Obama. Under a provision of the bill, the
administration would have to produce a com-
prehensive plan for transferring terror sus-
pects from the U.S. naval facility in Cuba
that would be subject to a congressional
vote.
The Senate panel backed the administration
on some personnel benefits and a 1 percent pay
raise for the military, while breaking with the
administration by sparing the A-10 Warthog
close-support plane and an aircraft carrier.
Certain to frustrate the administration was
a provision that would authorize the military
to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels bat-
tling forces loyal to President Bashar Assad.
The Senate bill must be reconciled with the
House version.
Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif.,
chairman of the House Armed Services
Committee, defended his House bill and
rejected the suggestion that the measure was a
“sop to parochial interests,” arguing it
makes “the tough decisions that put the
troops first.”
But the panel’s top Democrat, Rep. Adam
Smith of Washington state, complained that
the House rejected the Pentagon’s cost-sav-
ing proposals and came up with no alterna-
tives.
“We ducked every difficult decision,” Smith
said.
With the ending of two wars and diminish-
ing budgets, the Pentagon had proposed
retiring the U-2 and the A-10, taking 11 Navy
cruisers out of the normal rotation for mod-
ernization and increasing out-of-pocket
costs for housing and health care.
Republicans, even tea partyers who came
to Congress demanding deep cuts in federal
spending, and Democrats rejected the
Pentagon budget, sparing the aircraft, ships
and troop benefit s.
An increasingly antagonistic White House
issued a veto threat on Monday, and Chief of
Staff Denis McDonough reinforced that mes-
sage in a private meeting with House
Democrats on Tuesday morning.
House defies Pentagon
on defense spending
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Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Memorial Day
and graduation day
Editor,
On April 25, 1965, U.S. Navy avia-
tor LTJG (Lieutenant Junior Grade)
James Patrick Shea, a resident of
Burlingame and a 1958 graduate of
Junipero Serra High School, gave his
life in service to our country while
flying a mission in Vietnam.
Today, it is fair to say that Jim
Shea, along with the many other men
and women from San Mateo County
who have made the ultimate sacrifice,
looks down with pride and confidence
on our hundreds of young graduates
and encourages one and all to be
proud of all that has been accom-
plished and to never give up on one’s
most cherished hopes and dreams.
Michael Traynor
Burlingame
A win for San
Mateo County taxpayers
Editor,
I believe that the voters of San
Mateo County have the rare oppor-
tunity to bring in a highly-quali-
fied CPAto serve as the controller,
while keeping the assistant con-
troller as well.
They both clearly want to do the
work. They both have ideas about
how the work of the Controller’s
Office can be more valuable to the
county and the citizens. One brings a
fresh, outside, professional perspec-
tive and the other brings the under-
standing of how the office works now
and how to work with other depart-
ments. We can elect Galligan to serve
as controller and keep Raigoza as
assistant controller. I really think
that the taxpayers win.
Linda Dwyer
Burlingame
Letters to the editor
T
ypically, a decision to replace
a bridge in a city would be
straightforward. But Half
Moon Bay is no typical city.
The City Council received a report
that it’s Main Street Bridge needed to
be replaced and also received a federal
grant to pay for nearly all the con-
struction. The council voted to pro-
ceed in September 2013. Full speed
ahead right?
Not so fast. Concerns were immedi-
ately raised about the historic struc-
ture of the bridge, the size of the
replacement and just how merchants
on Main Street would survive during
construction when the primary road
from State Route 92 would be unavail-
able. These are all valid concerns.
However, these valid concerns
would also be addressed in the envi-
ronmental impact report necessitated
by the California Environmental
Quality Act and the National
Environmental Policy Act.
Both are stringent acts that outline
a fairly extensive procedure in which
a particular project is analyzed in a
scope of ways and alternatives are
identified that would mitigate whatev-
er impact the initial project may
have. Some of those impacts would be
noise, the habitat below the bridge,
the construction impact and the size
of the structure.
So essentially, the City Council
would embark on this process and
ultimately identify a project alterna-
tive that would ameliorate the con-
cerns brought up by the engaged pop-
ulace. The issue at hand, however, is
that there has been a fractured trust in
the process that began once the coun-
cil voted the way it did and paraded
renderings that seemed entirely too
large for those who depend on the
type of access to which they have
been accustomed. Thus this ballot
tandem that will essentially either
allow the city to move ahead with its
plans that will receive the full scruti-
ny of those directly affected and con-
cerned about the impact or require a
public vote before any change is made
to the 103-year-old bridge.
Immersed in the language in each
measure is the primary tenet of an
elected body, which is to make deci-
sions it feels is best for its citizenry.
Voting yes on F will remove that abil-
ity for this particular bridge and for-
ever tie the council’s hands when it
comes to making decisions about it.
That means if the boarded sidewalk
were to be damaged and need repair or
if the structure were to be damaged
somehow, it would take a vote of the
people to make any repairs or
changes. Limiting the ability of a
council to oversee a piece of infra-
structure is a dangerous proposition
when it serves such a utilitarian role
in a community. It is not a building,
it is a piece of a road that is critical
for the city’s downtown.
Opponents of the city’s plans for
the bridge bring up significant and
revealing points and it is likely that
the community concern and this bal-
lot fight has forever changed the
direction of this project. The City
Council should listen to the commu-
nity concerns and forge ahead with
the CEQAand NEPAprocess in a
deliberate and thorough way. During
that process, the City Council should
ensure that whatever historical prop-
erties of this bridge be maintained as
well as they can, while also ensuring
that the size is right and the closure
period is minimized. Ultimately, it is
the council’s responsibility to ensure
the bridge is safe.
The only way this can happen, of
course, is for more voters to say yes
to Measure E, which would allow the
city to proceed with its process in
determining which project is best
suited for its community. That is its
charge and ultimate responsibility
and it is the citizens’ responsibility
to hold it to account during the
process required by law to find the
best project for all.
In Half Moon Bay — yes on E, no on F
Memorial Day
I
had never been to a military funeral before but had
seen them on TV and certainly read about them.
This week, I experienced my first one for Belton P.
Mouras, my grandfather.
I had not known him for much of my life as he
divorced my grandmother with three daughters at a
young age. He went on to have another family, who I
also did not know.
I had met him a few times and re-established a connec-
tion when I visited his Sacramento home when I returned
to California after college.
After the visit, he sent me a
thank-you note with a $100
bill to help me with my transi-
tion. Unexpected, and nice. On
our occasional visits after he
would flesh out the lore that
had been established by other
family. Yes, he was born in the
bayou of Louisiana and only
spoke Cajun French until he
was 8. Yes, he had a Purple
Heart and an oak leaf cluster.
Yes, he had a Bronze Star.
He joined the military at the
age of 16 and became a paratrooper. He was in the mili-
tary for 20 years and retired to become a leader in the
American humane movement as founder of the Animal
Protection Institute. This was a lifelong legacy for him
and he often peppered his stories with anecdotes of con-
gressional hearings to fight for animal rights. He was
proud of his work and authored several books on animal
welfare. This effort had a lasting impression on me and
often imbued my sensibility when it came to animals.
I like to think that our society has made significant
progress when it comes to animal welfare and that my
grandfather had a hand in that from the 1960s to today.
In recent years, my visits became more frequent in
part because his health was declining and because of the
urging of my mother who was deepening her relation-
ship with him. My mother, a retired nurse, often calls
upon her medical expertise in times of need and has a
quiet but steadfast calm to her.
My recent conversations with him were light and
oscillated from his wild gambling stories and his one-
time ignorance of fancy table settings to his inquiries
about the news business. I’m glad my mother was able
to deepen her relationship with her father and that I was
able to make a connection in his last months.
The funeral was pageantry, with three rifle volleys
fired into the air, the playing of Taps and two soldiers
folding the American flag he had fought so hard to pro-
tect. I couldn’t help to think of his age, 90, and that he
is of the last of those who fought in World War II. The
Greatest Generation is dying and leaving us with their
memory, their lessons and their legacy.
Memorial Day is reserved for those who died in serv-
ice of their country. Veterans Day is reserved for those
who served their country in the military. I know that.
But this Memorial Day, I will fly the flag in honor of
Belton P. Mouras.
***
This weekend marks the official dedication of the John
Lee Memorial Dog Park at Bayside Joinville Park. Lee,
the former mayor of San Mateo, died in 2012 at the age
of 81. He was a former Marine captain with a sometimes
brusque demeanor that hid a heart of gold. He was also
fond of his dogs, thus the idea of naming the dog park
after him. His good friend Dan Ionescu worked to estab-
lish the memorial gate and flagpole at the site, which
will be dedicated 11 a.m. Saturday at 2111 Kehoe Ave.
***
The Avenue of the Flags Committee will be holding
its 73rd annual Memorial Day observance at Golden
Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, in San
Bruno, 11 a.m. Monday. Music begins at 10:30 a.m.
Featured speakers will be U.S. Air Force Col. Steven
Butow and Gold Star father J. Kevin Graves.
An $8 luncheon will follow the program at the
American Legion Hall, 757 San Mateo Ave., in San
Bruno. Proceeds will be used by the committee for future
ceremonies and events. For more information or to
RSVP call Carolyn Livengood at (650) 255-5533.
***
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, at 1500 Mission Road
in Colma will also have a 11 a.m. ceremony with the
Rev. William J. Justice, auxiliary bishop of the
Archdiocese of San Francisco celebrating mass.
Jon Mays is the editor in chief of the Daily Journal. He
can be reached at jon@smdailyjournal.com. Follow Jon
on Twitter @jonmays.
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BUSINESS 10
Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ELECT JUAN LOPEZ SHERIFF 2014
Dow 16,543.08 +10.02 10-Yr Bond 2.56 +0.02
Nasdaq 4,154.34 +22.80 Oil (per barrel) 103.80
S&P 500 1,892.49 +4.46 Gold 1,293.80
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New
York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NYSE
Best Buy Co., up 87 cents to $26.22
Net income topped Wall Street expectations for the first quarter,though
sales fell short and the company sees light sales ahead.
Hewlett Packard Co., down 74 cents to $31.78
The technology giant said it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs and
gave an outlook below expectations.
Nabors Industries Ltd., up 67 cents to $26
Analysts with Jefferies & Co.added the energy services company to their
“buy”list, citing revenue growth and good cash flow.
Nasdaq
SodaStream International Ltd., down $1.40 to $38.22
Analysts with Barclays believe the soda machine maker is a bit flat, with
sales in the crucial U.S. market falling sharply.
Sears Holdings Corp., up $1.54 to $38.10
The retailer signaled that it may close more stores after losses widened
during the first quarter and sales fell 7 percent.
Dollar Tree Inc., up $3.31 to $53.31
Shares hit two-month highs after the discount retailer topped profit
expectations and its sales momentum carried into May.
Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc., up $2.20 to $47.69
First-quarter net income slid 29 percent at the retailer, but that was not
as bad as many industry watchers had anticipated.
Zillow Inc., up $5.28 to $114.32
The CEO of the online real estate information service said that the
company could move aggressively into the rentals market.
Big movers
By Alex Veiga
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Stocks got off to a good start
Thursday and held onto their gains,
carving out a modest increase for the
second day in a row.
During a relatively slow week, stock
investors drew encouragement from
some positive news on the economy
and housing. Improving earnings from
Dollar Tree, Best Buy and other retail-
ers also helped the market.
Major U.S. indexes appeared headed
for a slight rise even before trading
began. Asurvey from HSBC suggested
a slowdown in China’s economy was
flattening, and May’s reading on
China’s manufacturing sector was the
best in five months.
“A revival in China is good for
emerging markets, good for global
growth and therefore good for stocks,
and not so hot for bonds,” said Krishna
Memani, chief investment officer at
Oppenheimer Funds.
Investors received more good news
after the U.S. market opened. The
Conference Board said its index of lead-
ing economic indicators posted a solid
gain in April. The gauge, designed to
predict the economy’s future health,
provided more evidence that growth
strengthened after a severe winter
slowed business.
AU.S. government report showing a
rise in the number of people seeking
unemployment benefits last week did-
n’t dampen the market’s rise. Nor did
the latest sales data for previously
occupied U.S. homes, which rose mod-
estly on a monthly basis in April, but
was down from a year earlier, according
to the National Association of
Realtors.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index
rose 4.46 points, or 0.2 percent, to
close at 1,892.49. The index is up 2.4
percent for the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average
rose 10.02 points, or 0.1 percent, to
end at 16,543.08. The Nasdaq compos-
ite index added 22.80 points, or 0.6
percent, to finish at 4,154.34.
The Dow and Nasdaq remain down
slightly for 2014.
Small-company stocks also extended
their prior-day rally, pushing the
Russell 2000 index up 10.24 points, or
0.9 percent, to 1,113.87.
Major indexes have finished slightly
higher in four of the last five trading
days. The gains have nudged the S&P
500 index, which hit a high early last
week, up 0.8 percent for this week.
Bond prices fell slightly Thursday.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note
edged up to 2.55 percent from 2.54 per-
cent late Wednesday.
Among the biggest variables influ-
encing the markets this year have been
uncertainty over when U.S. growth will
accelerate and concern that China’s
growth is slowing.
The latest batch of economic and
earnings data suggest the global econ-
omy is recovering, albeit slowly.
“I do expect us to see a continued
recovery, but it’s not going to be dra-
matic and therefore I don’t look for any
big dramatic moves in the market
either,” said Chris Gaffney, a senior
market strategist at EverBank Wealth
Management.
Several U.S. retailers had a good day.
Best Buy rose 87 cents, or 3.4 per-
cent, to $26.22 after its earnings came
in well ahead of what investors were
looking for, while L Brands, which
owns store brands such as Bath and
Body Works and Victoria’s Secret, rose
83 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $56.69.
Apickup in spending by shoppers at
Dollar Tree helped boost the discount
store operator’s income in its latest
quarter. Its stock gained $3.31, or 6.6
percent, to $53.31, the biggest gain in
the S&P 500 index.
Sears Holdings reported a wider quar-
terly loss as sales slumped. Its shares
were down for much of the day, but
recovered by late afternoon. Sears rose
$1.54, or 4.2 percent, to $38.10.
The latest home sales figures helped
lift most of the major U.S. home-
builders. Beazer Homes USA led the
pack, rising 90 cents, or nearly 5 per-
cent, to $19.08.
Economic data on U.S., China boost stocks
By Mae Anderson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — Is America’s love affair
with gadgets fading?
Best Buy and Sears on Thursday both
blamed their weak quarterly results on the
fact that shoppers aren’t shelling out for
consumer electronics.
Already squeezed by tough competition
from online retailers like Amazon.com and
discount stores like Wal-Mart and Target,
retailers like Best Buy and Sears have been
cutting costs and revamping merchandise
and store formats to attract customers.
But the consumer electronics remains
stagnant. Sales haven’t budged from about
$145 billion in three of the last four years,
according to research firm NPD Group.
Part of the problem is consumers are hold-
ing out for smartphone and tablet computer
launches this fall. Apple and Samsung are
expected to debut new products and an
Amazon smartphone is rumored to be in the
pipeline. Meanwhile, experts say things
like the ultra-high definition 4K TVs have
not been compelling enough for TV owners
to upgrade.
“The category was weak. There’s no ‘Wow’
type product to get people in stores or even
online,” said Brian Sozzi of Belus Capital
Advisors.
One exception: trendy products like wear-
able fitness devices. Sozzi said they’re “in
demand, but not as in demand as you think.”
The result is weak sales. Best Buy said rev-
enue fell 3 percent to $9.04 billion during
the quarter that ended May 4. And revenue in
stores open at least 14 months, a key retail
metric, declined 1.9 percent. The company
expects the metric to decline in the next two
quarters as well.
“As we look forward to the second and
third quarters we are expecting to see ongo-
ing industrywide sales decline in many of
the consumer electronics categories in
which we compete,” said Best Buy CFO
Sharon McCollam. “We are also expecting
ongoing softness in the mobile phone cate-
gory as consumers eagerly await highly
anticipated new product launches.”
Sears, meanwhile, said TVsales were espe-
cially weak during the quarter, particularly at
Kmart. Revenue in stores open at least one
year edged up 0.2 percent at Sears stores but
fell 2.2 percent at Kmart, and weak con-
sumer electronic sales contributed to more
than 1 percentage point of that drop.
“The biggest negative contributor to sales
has been from our consumer electronics
business at both Sears and Kmart,” said bil-
lionaire hedge fund investor Eddie Lampert,
who is Sears’ Chairman and CEO in a prere-
corded call. “To address this decline, we are
moving this business from a focus on sell-
ing televisions to a company empowering
‘connected living,’ which will bring togeth-
er our capabilities in fitness equipment,
electronics, appliances, home services, and
auto services.”
Stephen Baker, an NPD consumer technol-
ogy analyst, says unless a new game-chang-
ing product like the iPad is introduced, con-
sumer electronics sales are unlikely to budge
much.
“It’s a pretty mature category, and for
every great opportunity like 4k TVs or touch
notebooks there are continued declines in
cameras, small screen TVs, or desktop com-
puters,” he said. “Right now, there isn’t
anything that can provide $5, $6 or $7 bil-
lion in incremental sales for the industry and
when you’re a $145 billion industry that’s
what you need to move the battleship.”
Weak electronics sales pressure Best Buy, Sears
Gap’s first-quarter net
income declines 22 percent
NEWYORK — Gap said that its first-
quarter profit fell 22 percent, as the
clothing chain’s results were hampered
by foreign currency fluctuations and a
slow start to spring selling.
Nevertheless, the San Francisco-
based retailer, which operates stores
under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana
Republic and Athleta names, reiterated
its annual profit outlook.
“After a disappointing start, I’m
pleased with how the business per-
formed toward the end of the quarter,
especially at Old Navy,” said Glenn
Murphy, chairman and CEO of Gap Inc.
in a statement.
Like many retailers, Gap’s business in
the first quarter was hurt by heavy dis-
counting to bring in customers who
stayed away amid wintry weather earlier
in the year. Murphy also acknowledged
in an earnings call with investors that
the fashions were a “little too spring
forward.” Still, it’s faring better than
rivals like American Eagle Outfitters
Inc., which saw its quarterly earnings
tumble 86 percent on huge markdowns
intended to generate foot traffic.
American Eagle said earlier in the week
that it would close 150 stores over the
next three years.
But Gap’s hiccup in the quarter under-
score the challenges that the company
faces in keeping the momentum going
since enjoying a turnaround starting in
early 2012. Gap has been stepping up
its marketing and offering trendier mer-
chandise.
Gap is also expanding outside the
U.S. It announced last month it plans to
more than triple sales in China in three
years as it seeks to grab a bigger piece
of the overall $1.4 trillion global cloth-
ing market. It generated $300 million in
sales in China in the latest fiscal year
ended Feb. 1. It says China will be its
biggest growth initiative.
HP to cut 11,000
to 16,000 more jobs
LOS ANGELES — Hewlett-Packard
Co. said Thursday that it aims to cut
another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs by
October, bringing the total number of
planned layoffs to a maximum of
50,000 and nearly doubling the largest
payroll reduction ever for the 75-year-
old technology giant.
HP’s move revises upward a previous
target of 34,000 job cuts. In May 2012,
eight months after former eBay Inc.
CEO Meg Whitman took the reins, HP
unveiled the chief executive’s initial
restructuring plan, which called for a
headcount reduction of 27,000.
When the program was first
announced, the company had nearly
350,000 employees. As of October, it
had 317,500.
Whitman said the extra cuts are being
made because the company sees further
opportunity to cut costs, not because of
a forecast decline in demand.
“I would say I’m feeling more confi-
dent because we have seen a stabiliza-
tion of revenue,” she told analysts on a
conference call. “The high single-digit
declines are over.”
She also said she doesn’t anticipate
further cuts.
Facebook expands
privacy checkup tool
NEWYORK — More Facebook users
can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur
popping up in their feeds, reminding
them to check their privacy settings.
No stranger to privacy fiascos,
Facebook had already made the tool
available to users who were posting
public updates. The feature is designed
to remind people how widely they share
posts, what apps they use and other pri-
vacy issues.
Facebook engineering manager
Raylene Yung says the tool is the result
of user feedback and decisions by the
company to improve the user experi-
ence. Facebook says users are some-
times worried about sharing something
by accident, or sharing with the wrong
audience.
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Friday • May 23, 2014
By Dick Scanlon
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It took the
Tampa Bay Rays 11 innings into the third
game of the series to come through with a
big hit against the Oakland Athletics.
Sean Rodriguez hit a three-run home run
with two out in the 11th Thursday to lift the
Rays to a 5-2 victory that ended their four-
game losing streak — and Oakland’s five-
game winning streak.
“I wouldn’t say it would have been the end
of the world if we’d have lost that one, but
the morale would have been a little lower, ”
said Alex Cobb, who pitched 6 2-3 shutout
innings in his first start since April 12. “It
was a huge win for us. For Roddy to go off in
that fashion and deliver that to us is a big
boost that is very welcome.”
Rodriguez’s team-leading fifth homer
came off Luke Gregerson after Desmond
Jennings’ two-out single had tied it against
Dan Otero (4-1).
“It was obviously good to get a win after
the fact that we were able to go that many
innings with the pitchers throwing as well
as they did,” Rodriguez said.
Yeonis Cespedes’ sacrifice fly had given
the A’s a 2-1 lead in the top of the 11t h.
Cespedes also drove in the first Oakland run
with an RBI double in the ninth off Rays
closer Grant Balfour.
Josh Lueke (1-2) got the win after one
inning of relief for the Rays, who had
scored only four runs during their four-game
losing streak.
“It was great for our guys to do that,” said
manager Joe Maddon. “We needed some kind
of a boost all night and we were foiled in our
attempts.”
The Athletics lost for only the second
time in 13 games.
“It’s always nice to win a series, but when
you’ve won two and you’re ahead, not being
able to close it out is a little disappoint-
ing,” said A’s manager Bob Melvin. “But
you pick up and go on to tomorrow. ”
Yunel Escobar drove in the Rays’ first run
with a single in the seventh off Oakland
starter Sonny Gray, who pitches eight
innings and reduced his league-leading
earned run average to 1.99.
Cobb gave up three hits and two walks
Rays score four in final AB to trumpA’s in extrainnings
DAILY JOURNAL FILE PHOTO
Kyle Cambron fired his eighth consecutive complete game Thursday to lead Sequoia to a
5-2 win in the Central Coast Section Division I opener. Pictured in a non-league game earlier
this year, the senior tabbed a season-high eight strikeouts Thursday against Fremont.
By Terry Bernal
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Kyle Cambron just keeps getting it done.
Sequoia’s big right-hander fired his
eighth straight complete game Thursday to
lead the No. 3-seed Cherokees (20-7-1) to a
5-2 win over No. 14 Fremont (15-12) in the
opening round of the Central Coast Section
Division I playoffs.
This one was a little different for
Cambron though, and not merely because
it was a playoff game. After battling an ear
infection all week, the senior said he
never doubted he’d take the ball for
Sequoia’s first CCS playoff home game in
20 years. However, what he did question
was whether or not his clockwork
endurance would hold up.
But with brow dripping sweat and uni-
form soaked through and through in the
seventh inning, Cambron was a picture of
fiery emotion as he closed it out by notch-
ing his season-high eighth strikeout, giv-
ing Sequoia its first win in a CCS playoff
game since 1998.
“It was a great feeling to get that last
out,” Cambron said. “It was the first CCS
win for Sequoia in a long time. So, it felt
really good to be a part of that.”
Cambron allowed a first-inning run on a
balk to plate Firebirds leadoff hitter Nick
Del Rosario, but buckled down from there.
The senior allowed two runs on five hits
and walked just one to improve his record
to 11-1.
“He actually decided to use four pitches
today instead of his usual two,” Sequoia
catcher Chris Ortiz said. “So, he had an
extra slider and a changeup going today.
His slider was on point. That was his
strikeout pitch.”
The Cherokees bounced right back from
the early deficit in support of Cambron,
scratching out a run in the first before tak-
ing the lead on an RBI single by Jarrett
Crowell in the second. Sequoia went on to
score two in the inning then two more in
the third and led the rest of the way.
Sequoia tabbed seven hits throughout
Cambron goes distance again
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Patrick Rodgers
heads to wind-swept Prairie Dunes this
weekend in the rarest of company.
He’s intent on joining a club entirely of
his own.
With a victory at the NCAA champi-
onships, Rodgers can break a tie with Tiger
Woods for the most wins in Stanford histo-
ry. The junior earned the 11th of his deco-
rated career during regional qualifying, giv-
ing the world’s top-
ranked amateur five wins
in his last six events.
“I’ve talked to him and
seen him throughout this
spring, and I’m telling
you, he’s going to try to
put this team on his back
to ride them to a national
championship,” said
Steve Burkowski, who
will help cover the championships for the
Golf Channel.
It won’t be easy for Rodgers or the
Cardinal.
The tournament features one of the deep-
est fields in years in both the individual and
team races. Top-ranked Alabama will try to
defend its title against the likes of
Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, California and
Georgia, while Rodgers will contend with a
host of challengers — including teammate
Cameron Wilson — for individual medalist
honors.
Then there’s the fact that they’ll be com-
peting at venerable Prairie Dunes, the Perry
Maxwell-designed masterpiece regarded as
one of the world’s best courses.
The tournament begins Friday with teams
playing 54 holes of stroke play to qualify
for the eight-team championship playoff,
which will be conducted in a match-play for-
mat. Those eight will be whittle down
Tuesday to two teams playing for the title
NCAA men’s golf championships head to Kansas
By Ronald Blum
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
STANFORD — Landon Donovan, the most
accomplished player in American soccer
history, won’t be going to his fourth World
Cup.
The 32-year-old attack-
er, who set the national
team record for goals and
assists while winning
five titles in Major
League Soccer, was
among seven players cut
Thursday when coach
Jurgen Klinsmann got
down to the 23-man limit
well before the June 2
deadline.
“I was looking forward to playing in
Brazil and, as you can imagine, I am very
disappointed with today’s decision,”
Donovan said in a statement posted on
Facebook. “Regardless, I will be cheering
on my friends and teammates this summer,
and I remain committed to helping grow
soccer in the U.S. in the years to come.”
Defenders Brad Evans, Clarence Goodson
and Michael Parkhurst also were cut along
with midfielders Joe Corona and Maurice
Edu, and forward Terrence Boyd.
Just six players return from the 2010
team: goalkeepers Tim Howard and Brad
Guzan; midfielder Michael Bradley; forwards
Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey; and
defender DaMarcus Beasley, who is bidding
to become the first American to play in his
fourth World Cup.
Beasley and Donovan were teammates on
the U.S. team that finished fourth in the
1999 FIFAUnder-17 World Championship.
“Landon is my brother. I’ve known
Landon since I was 15. We’ve been through
a lot together,” Beasley said. “To not have
him there is difficult.”
Klinsmann had announced a preliminary
30-man roster on May 12 and training
began two days later at Stanford
Donovan among
seven cuts on U.S.
World Cup roster
See A’s, Page 13
See SOCCER, Page 14
See CCS, Page 12
See GOLF, Page 14
Ace fires eighth straight CG to lead Sequoia to first CCS win since 1998
Landon
Donovan
Patrick Rodgers
while every Cherokees batter reached base
in the game.
“All these guys are good hitters,” Ortiz
said. “They may not all get the opportuni-
ties they used to get but [batters at the bot-
tom of the order] could probably be top-of-
the-order or [middle-of-the-order] hitters for
almost any team on the Peninsula. We have
good hitters up and down our lineup.”
Behind the plate, Ortiz has been one of
the secrets to Cambron’s success on the
mound this season. The senior backstop has
caught Cambron since they were freshmen
on the Sequoia frosh-soph squad. But this
year the battery mates have taken their game
to the next level as — unlike most amateur
catchers — Ortiz calls his own pitches.
Sequoia manager Corey Uhalde
approached the astute Ortiz with the idea
toward the end of last season. Ortiz immedi-
ately warmed to the idea, and after calling
something of a gem in a simulated game,
Uhalde began handing the pitch-calling
reins to Ortiz.
“He’s someone who has got a future in
baseball,” Uhalde said. “And I thought he
could grow a lot as a baseball player if he
learned those situational things. … And it
just sort of added to the feel of a veteran team
that is experienced.”
Indeed, with a 12 seniors on the roster,
Sequoia will lose a majority of its current
squad next season. But if the Cherokees are
going to catch lightning in a bottle by mak-
ing a run at their first CCS title since 1994,
it’s going to be based on the special brand
of baseball they have generated around the
likes of Ortiz, Cambron and first baseman
Zane Gelphman — all of whom intend to
play together at the next level at Cabrillo
College.
But Uhalde is taking advantage of the sen-
ior leadership while he can.
“[Ortiz] frees me up to do other stuff in the
dugout,” Uhalde said. “I don’t have to be at
the front of the dugout giving signals and
everything. So, it allows me to extend my
reach as a coach. It’s kind of a two-fold ben-
efit — developing him as someone who
understands the complexities of the game,
and it allows me to get to more people.”
After falling behind 1-0, Sequoia tied it up
in the bottom of the first. Tommy Lopiparo
was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning.
After the junior stole second, cleanup hitter
Liam Clifford came through with a clutch
two-out single to plate Lopiparo with the
tying run.
In the second, Sequoia took the lead by
generating a two-out rally via three infield
hits. With two outs, Carson Parodi shot a
line drive that winged off the glove of
Fremont starting pitcher Alex Bernauer for a
base hit. Lopiparo followed with a bounder
over the middle that went for a single, mov-
ing Parodi to second. Matt Lopez walked to
load the bases. Crowell followed with a slow
chopper to second for an RBI infield single
to score Parodi. Then Clifford walked to
force home Lopiparo, giving Sequoia a 3-1
lead.
In the third, the Cherokees added a pair of
insurance runs. Cameron Greenough walked
to lead off the inning and Gonzalo
Rodriguez shot a single to left to move him
to second. Ortiz then delivered an RBI sin-
gle with a blooper to right to score
Greenough. Parodi followed with a sacrifice
bunt attempt which Fremont catcher T. J.
Solomona threw errantly to first, allowing
Rodriguez to score, giving Sequoia a 5-1
lead.
Fremont added a run in the sixth when
senior right fielder Abe Arias launched a
solo home run to right, capping the day’s
scoring.
For Fremont, it is the Sunnyvale school’s
third consecutive one-and-done CCS appear-
ance. But the Firebirds seem to be on an
upswing with first-year manager Pete
Hernandez at the helm. A graduate of
Fremont in 2000, Hernandez starting his
coaching career at Overfelt High School,
where he started the baseball program in
2008. After winning the Santa Teresa League
title in 2011, he returned to his alma mater
as an assistant coach before taking over as
manager in 2014.
“I had an opportunity to come work closer
to home,” Hernandez said. “What better way
than to go to your alma mater and try to get
that program on its feet, and get it in the
right direction.”
With the win, Sequoia moves on to
Saturday’s CCS quarterfinal against No. 6-
seed Christopher High School of Gilroy at a
time and place to be determined. The
Cherokees will give the ball to Greenough
for just his third start of the year, though he
punctuated the regular season May 8 with a
complete-game shutout of Woodside.
“[He’s] really turned it on the last couple
of weeks,” Uhalde said. “He has a lot of
potential. … He’s battled through some
injuries but he’s throwing the ball as well as
he ever has in the last couple weeks. So, I
feel good about him on Saturday. ”
Baseball
Division I
Menlo-Atherton 2, Watsonville 1
No. 12-seeded Menlo-Atherton needed a
big performance to overcome No. 5
Watsonville on the road, and right-hander
Erik Amundson delivered.
The senior fired a one-hitter in the Central
Coast Section Division I opener Thursday at
Watsonville to lead the Bears to their first
CCS win since 2010. Amundson surrendered
one run on one hit on a second-inning RBI
double by Canek Gomez. M-A’s ace buckled
down from there, striking out 13 to improve
his record to 8-5.
Trailing 1-0, Menlo-Atherton rallied for
all the runs it would need in the third.
Charlie Cain led off the inning with a sin-
gle. After Amundson walked, both runners
advanced on a passed ball. Then with two
outs, Max Gardiner delivered a two-run sin-
gle to give the Bears a 2-1 lead.
The Menlo-Atherton defense committed
no errors in the game.
With the win, the Bears improve to 17-
12-1 overall. They advance to Saturday’s
quarterfinal matchup with North Salinas at
Hartnell College. First pitch is scheduled
for 2 p.m.
Wilcox 12, South City 2
As South City manager Jesse Velez
described it, the No. 16-seeded Warriors’
opener with No. 1 Wilcox (22-8) was a
Goliath vs. “the guys in blue” matchup.
Thursday, South City (15-14) succumbed
to the CCS Division I top seed with junior
ace Jesus Jimenez taking the loss.
The 2014 season saw an insurgence of
South City baseball. Playing out of the
revamped Peninsula Athletic League Lake
Division — a C-league — the Warriors
rolled to an undefeated 12-0 season in
league play, highlighted by a May 1 win
over division rival San Mateo as South City
won 3-1 in an extra-inning thriller.
Velez is poised to move his club up to the
PAL Ocean Division next season. And it
should prove perfect timing as the Warriors
stand to get both their ace pitchers Daniel
Perez and Jesus Jimenez back as seniors in
2015.
Perez posted a 5-5 record and paced the
team with a 1.62 ERA, 64 2/3 innings
pitched and 59 strikeouts this season.
Jimenez was also a force on the mound,
posting a 5-2 record with a 1.97 ERA and
striking out 57.
Jimenez, the Warriors’ top offensive
player, paced the team in almost every
offensive category with a .406 batting aver-
age, 39 hits, 16 RBIs, 12 doubles, two
triples (tied with two others), 23 runs and a
.572 slugging percentage.
South City graduates just five players
from the 2014 squad: Tyler Keahi, James
Felix, Isaiah Soto, Bryan Ortiz and Brandon
Barrios.
Division II
Branham 7, Sacred Heart Prep 6
Branaham (17-14) went up 5-0 in the sec-
ond inning Wednesday and held off a late
charge by Sacred Heart Prep (15-14), as the
Gators saw their season end on the road in
the CCS opener.
The Gators rallied for two runs in the sev-
enth to close to within a run, but Branaham
closer Arman Sabouri shut the door to send
the Bruins to Saturday’s quarterfinal
Saturday against top-seed Pacific Grove.
Kyle Johnston paced all SHP hitters with
three hits, while sophomore Andrew
Daschbach hit his team-best third home run
of the season in the seventh.
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Continued from page 11
CCS
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — A Norman Rockwell
painting of Boston Red Sox players has
sold to a private buyer for $22.6 million.
“The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room)”
led the bidding Thursday at Christie’s auc-
tion of American art in New York.
“The Rookie” shows Hall of Famer Ted
Williams and other seasoned veterans as an
awkward newcomer arrives for spring training.
The painting appeared on the cover of the
Saturday Evening Post in 1957. An anony-
mous owner acquired it in 1986. It remained
in the same private collection since.
It was exhibited this month at Fenway
Park and the Museum of Fine Arts in
Boston. It was previously shown at the
museum in 2005 and 2008 following Red
Sox World Series victories.
Christie’s sold 115 pieces, netting $64
million.
Red Sox painting sold for $22.6M
By Stephen Hawkins
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
FORT WORTH, Texas — Dustin Johnson
had played Colonial only once before, six
years ago when he didn’t even make it to the
final round.
In his return to Hogan’s Alley, Johnson
took a one-stroke lead after the first round.
Johnson shot a bogey-free 5-under 65 on
Thursday, driving a lot of 3-irons off the
tees into the fairways and hitting 16 of 18
greens in regulation.
“I’ve got to keep doing what I’m doing,”
Johnson said. “I’ve got a pretty good game
plan for the golf course off the tee. So I’m
going to stick to that, just trying to keep
getting birdie looks on every hole.”
His only birdie on the back nine was a 2-
footer at the 177-yard 16th hole. That was
enough to lead after his front-side 31 that
included a 45-foot birdie putt on the difficult
par-4 fifth hole.
Hunter Mahan, playing in the group ahead
of Johnson, led before a double-bogey 6 at
the 433-yard 18th hole for a 66. He was tied
for second with Harris English, Tim
Wilkinson and Robert Streb.
Jimmy Walker, a three-time winner this
season, and 20-year-old Dallas native
Jordan Spieth were in the group of 10 play-
ers at 67.
Mahan started eagle-birdie and was
already 6 under after a 3-foot birdie on the
178-yard eighth hole. He had two bogeys
and two more birdies before his drive at
the 18th hole into the right rough, with
trees blocking a clear shot to the green.
After punching the ball back into the fair-
way, his approach came settled on the
edge of the fringe and he eventually two-
putted from 7 feet.
Dustin Johnson shoots a 65,
leads by 1 stroke at Colonial
while striking out six
after spending 35 days on
the disabled list with a
strained left oblique. The
right-hander tied a fran-
chise record with his third
straight scoreless start.
“It felt like for a while
there might not be any
runs scored,” Melvin
said. “You’ve just got to
wait out the starting
pitcher and try to get to the bullpen.”
The Rays’ final out in the ninth came when
Jennings was caught stealing. The original
call of safe was overturned by a replay chal-
lenge that took two minutes and 13 seconds.
NOTES: Coco Crisp and Jed Lowrie
returned to the A’s lineup simultaneously
after missing games with sore necks.
Oakland lefty Scott Kazmir (5-1) will face
Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey (4-4)
Friday night in Toronto.
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2B—Jaso (6), Donaldson (11), Cespedes (14). HR—
S.Rodriguez (5). SB—Gentry (7). CS—De.Jennings
(3). SF—Cespedes.
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Gray 8 5 1 1 2 3
Abad 1-3 1 0 0 0 1
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Gregerson 0 1 1 1 0 0
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T—3:45. A—11,257 (31,042).
By Pat Graham
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
DENVER — The kid wanted to keep playing
even with the field a muddy mess and more rain
on the horizon.
Sorry, Nolan Arenado, maybe next time.
The game between the Colorado Rockies and
San Francisco Giants was suspended after the
second rain delay Thursday, with the score tied
2-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning.
A makeup date was still being determined.
The Giants next visit Coors Field on Sept. 1-3.
When the game resumes, though, the Rockies
will be at the plate with two outs and Michael
Cuddyer on first after his third single.
Had it been left up to Arenado, they would’ve
found a way to finish. But that’s just him.
“If it looked good, I wish we would’ve kept
playing,” Arenado said.
That’s the thing — the weather didn’t look
good.
Although the skies looked less ominous, the
field was saturated. The grounds crew dumped
bags and bags of diamond dry on the infield just
to try and make it playable.
But after an 82-minute delay before the fourth
and another stoppage two innings later for 84
minutes, it was a big undertaking. The commis-
sioner’s office had finally seen enough and
informed crew chief Bill Miller to suspend it.
“The field took a lot of water,” Miller said in a
statement. “It was going to take 45 minutes to
get ready and another storm was forecast to hit.
... Both managers agreed it was best.”
No reason to risk injury, especially after the
Giants had two pitchers strain hamstrings the
day before — on a dry field, no less.
“It just made sense,” Giants manager Bruce
Bochy said. “This is the smartest thing to do.”
Wilin Rosario tied the game at 2 when he hit
into a double play in the fifth.
Hunter Pence had a solo homer for the Giants
in the fourth and Pablo Sandoval drove in
another run with a double later in the inning.
Sandoval also had a solo homer overturned by
a challenge in the second. He lined a shot down
the left-field line that was ruled a homer, sending
Sandoval trotting around the bases as left fielder
Corey Dickerson repeatedly pointed that the
ball was foul.
Manager Walt Weiss challenged the call and it
was changed. Sandoval stepped back into the
batter’s box and flew out to center.
“I didn’t think it was fair, but it was blowing
out,” Sandoval said. “That’s part of the game.”
Fans were ushered out of their seats and sent to
the concourse area as a storm rolled through the
city, complete with lightning, heavy rain and
even a brief tornado warning for the vicinity.
The second wave of weather wasn’t nearly as
severe.
Neither starter returned after the first stop-
page.
Jorge De La Rosa was cruising along, too, not
allowing a hit and striking out three in three
innings. The hard-throwing lefty has been
bothered by a balky back and given the length
of the delay, the Rockies went to the bullpen.
He understood the decision.
“With this weather, I think it’s the best thing
they take me out,” said De La Rosa, who’s won
five straight decisions.
The Giants made the same call with Tim
Hudson, who went three innings and allowed
one run before exiting. Hudson missed his start
last Friday because of a strained left hip.
Plus, the elevation of the Mile High City was
getting to him.
“Ten days off not pitching at game speed can
be challenging from a stamina standpoint,”
Hudson said. “It’s kind of hard to catch your
breath out here, too.”
Hudson has never won at Coors Field.
“Still on my bucket list,” he said.
Cuddyer gave the Rockies a 1-0 lead in the
second when his two-out infield single drove in
Rosario. The Colorado lineup was missing
slugger Carlos Gonzalez, who sat out because of
a swollen left index finger.
“We did treatment during the game,” Gonzalez
said. “It’s making progress — slowly, but I
know it’s going to be fine.”
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DENVER — The San
Francisco Giants have
placed right-hander
Santiago Casilla on the
15-day disabled list with
a right hamstring strain
and recalled George
Kontos from Triple-A
Fresno. Kontos is avail-
able to pitch against
Colorado on Thursday.
Casilla was injured run-
ning out a ground ball in the eighth inning of
Wednesday night’s 5-1 win
over the Rockies. Casilla
stumbled over first base and
fell to the ground in pain.
He was helped off the field.
Casilla had an MRI on
Wednesday night but man-
ager Bruce Bochy said the
results were not back.
Kontos was original-
ly recalled May 6 and
pitched in one game
before being optioned to Fresno on May
10. He is 0-2 with a 3.80 ERA in 14
games with the Grizzlies this season.
Giants place Santiago Casilla on DL,
recall journeyman RH George Kontos
Santiago
Casilla
George
Kontos
Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the individual title will
be decided Monday after 72 holes of
stroke play.
“I think it’s going to be a more excit-
ing golf course for match play than it is
stroke play, especially given that these
kids all hit it so far,” said Lanny
Wadkins, who played Prairie Dunes dur-
ing the 2006 U.S. Senior Open. “I think
that if a kid gets down early, he might
want to take some chances, and we might
see some exciting matches because of
that. ”
While a handful of schools are consid-
ered the front-runners, led by Alabama
after its 22-stroke victory at regionals,
there are some intriguing stories deeper
in the field.
Houston, which has a record 16 team
championships, has qualified for the
first time in 13 years, while Iowa State is
in the field for the first time since 1953.
“It’s pretty emotional and really spe-
cial,” Iowa State coach Andrew Tank said.
“It’s something as a team was our goal at
the beginning of the season. We knew we
could do it. But you never know how you
react once you actually achieve your
goal. It’s a great feeling.”
In the individual race, the Stanford duo
of Rodgers and Wilson will be pushed by
the Alabama trio of Robby Shelton,
Cory Whitsett and Trey Mul l i nax.
Shelton is ranked second to Rodgers in
the latest Golfweek/Sagarin collegiate
ranki ngs.
“This is a special group that really
likes to compete,” Crimson Tide coach
Jay Seawell said last week. “They’re
great players, obviously, but they have a
special bond and chemistry and work so
well together. That is really what makes
them special.”
Other individuals to watch include
Georgia Tech’s Ollie Schniederjans, Joey
Garber and Lee McCoy of Georgia, and
Wyndham Clark from Oklahoma State.
“All the teams have talent and the ones
at the top are especially deep,” said
Georgia coach Chris Haack, whose team
will be seeking its third national title.
“The player who claims medalist hon-
ors and the team that survives stroke
play and match play definitely will have
earned it. We’ve got a shot to be success-
ful but we know we have to be at our
best . ”
University’s football and soccer stadiums.
When they arrived for Thursday’s practice,
players had no idea this would be cutdown
day. Having already watched his team in
scrimmages against Stanford last Saturday
and the L.A. Galaxy II three days later,
Klinsmann felt the impetus to make deci-
sions.
“We discussed it every day, when is a good
time and how we felt since we go into anoth-
er scrimmage tomorrow morning,” he said,
in a golf cart outside the locker room, look-
ing ahead to a practice session against the
San Jose Earthquakes’ reserves.
He put off discussing the Donovan deci-
sion until a Friday news conference. Asked
whether he agonized over it, he said “a little
bit of time.”
The U.S. Soccer Federation quoted
Klinsmann as saying “this is certainly one
of the toughest decisions in my coaching
career, to tell a player like him, with every-
thing he has done and what he represents, to
tell him that he’s not part of that 23 right
now. ”
“I just see some other players slightly
ahead of him,” Klinsmann said, “He took it
the best way possible. His disappointment
is huge, which I totally understand. He took
it very professionally. He knows I have the
highest respect for him, but I have to make
the decisions as of today for this group
going to Brazil.”
Donovan, the American record holder
with 57 international goals, was gone by
the time the roster was announced. Players
who survived the cut met in the Stanford
football locker room, went in golf carts to a
nearby volleyball court and had fun playing
a kick version of volleyball. They returned
to the football locker room for the gear, and
as they left the Stanford band gathered out-
side and serenaded them with “Star Wars.”
Donovan by bypassed in favor of 23-
year-old Aron Johannsson and 31-year-old
Chris Wondolowski, who joined Jozy
Altidore and Clint Dempsey as the forwards.
Klinsmann also took 18-year-old mid-
fielder Julian Green, who was eligible to
play for the U.S. and Germany and only
made his national team debut last month.
Eric Wynalda, a forward for the U.S. at the
1990, 1994 and 1998 World Cups, said
Klinsmann’s decision will be compared
coach Steve Sampson announcing two
months before the 1998 tournament that he
was dropping captain John Harkes.
“That was an incredibly disruptive deci-
sion that really destroyed our team. Alot of
people are going to make that correlation,
and I don’t think they should because it’s a
different scenario,” said Wynalda, now an
analyst for Fox. “The implications of leav-
ing Landon out of this team could strength-
en the side. Where we’ve relied so much on
him in the past, this forces other people to
really feel the belief from their manager. As
horrible as this must be for Landon, and as
agonizing as it is for Jurgen, these are the
tough decisions you pay Jurgen Klinsmann
a lot of money to make.”
Donovan was a mainstay of the national
team before he took a sabbatical of about
four months after the 2012 season, spend-
ing part of the time in Cambodia.
Klinsmann said Donovan would have to
earn his spot back.
He restored Donovan to the roster for last
summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, where
Donovan excelled, and played Donovan for
World Cup qualifiers later in the year. But
Klinsmann kept him out of the starting
lineup for last month’s exhibition against
Mexico, saying Donovan practiced poorly
because of a knee problem.
Donovan said this week his knee was OK.
“I’m very confident in my abilities and I
think I’m deserving to be a part of the squad,
but I have to prove that and I have to earn
it,” he said Monday.
When Klinsmann announced his 30-man
preliminary roster on May 12, he said he
viewed Donovan more a forward than a mid-
fielder.
“I don’t have that youthful energy and
excitement that I did in 2002, but I see the
game and I see the situation a lot more clear-
ly now, so I’m able to I think enjoy it more
in that way,” Donovan said. “When you’re
younger, you’re just sort of going crazy to
do whatever it takes to make the team and
you forget to enjoy it, And now I’m actually
getting to enjoy it.”
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TampaBay5,Oakland2,11innings
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ChicagoWhiteSox3,N.Y.Yankees 2
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Rangers(S.Baker0-0)atDetroit(A.Sanchez1-2),4:08p.m.
RedSox(Lackey5-3)atTampaBay(Archer3-2),4:10p.m.
Yankees (Kuroda3-3) at ChiSox(Noesi 0-4),5:10p.m.
Royals (Duffy2-3) at Anaheim(C.Wilson5-3),7:05p.m.
Astros(Peacock1-4)atSeattle(F.Hernandez5-1),7:10p.m.
Twins (Gibson4-3) at S.F. (Lincecum3-3),7:15p.m.
Saturday’sGames
Clevelandat Baltimore,9:35a.m.
OaklandatToronto,10:07a.m.
N.Y.Yankees at ChicagoWhiteSox,11:10a.m.
Texas at Detroit,1:08p.m.
BostonatTampaBay,1:10p.m.
Kansas Cityat L.A.Angels,4:15p.m.
Minnesotaat SanFrancisco,7:05p.m.
Houstonat Seattle,7:10p.m.
AL GLANCE
East Division
W L Pct GB
Atlanta 26 20 .565 —
Miami 25 23 .521 2
Washington 24 23 .511 2 1/2
New York 21 25 .457 5
Philadelphia 20 24 .455 5
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 28 20 .583 —
St. Louis 26 21 .553 1 1/2
Cincinnati 21 24 .467 5 1/2
Pittsburgh 20 26 .435 7
Chicago 17 28 .378 9 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Giants 29 18 .617 —
Colorado 26 21 .553 3
Los Angeles 25 23 .521 4 1/2
San Diego 21 27 .438 8 1/2
Arizona 18 31 .367 12
Thursday’sGames
Miami 4,Philadelphia3
Colorado2,SanFrancisco2,tie,6innings,susp.,rain
Pittsburgh3,Washington1
N.Y.Mets 5,L.A.Dodgers 3
Atlanta5,Milwaukee4
St.Louis 4,Arizona2
ChicagoCubs 5,SanDiego1
Friday’sGames
Dodgers(Kershaw2-1)atPhili(R.Hernandez2-1),4:05p.m.
Nats (Zimmermann3-1) at Pitt.(Morton0-6),4:05p.m.
D-Backs(C.Anderson2-0) at Mets(Colon3-5),4:10p.m.
Brewers (Estrada3-2) at Miami (Koehler 4-3),4:10p.m.
Cards(S.Miller 6-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey3-3),4:10p.m.
Rox(Lyles 5-1) at Atlanta(Floyd0-1),4:35p.m.
Cubs (E.Jackson3-3) at S.D.(Stauffer 1-0),7:10p.m.
Twins (Gibson4-3) at S.F. (Lincecum3-3),7:15p.m.
Saturday’sGames
L.A.Dodgers at Philadelphia,12:05p.m.
Arizonaat N.Y.Mets,1:10p.m.
Coloradoat Atlanta,1:10p.m.
Milwaukeeat Miami,1:10p.m.
St.Louis at Cincinnati,4:15p.m.
Washingtonat Pittsburgh,4:15p.m.
Minnesotaat SanFrancisco,7:05p.m.
ChicagoCubs at SanDiego,7:10p.m.
NL GLANCE
SATURDAY
CCSsoftball
Quarterfinals
DivisionI
No.8 Milpitas (20-8) vs.No.1 Carlmont 24-3), 2 p.m.
at Hawes Park, Redwood City
DivisionII
No. 6 Presentation (22-7) vs. No. 3 Hillsdale (20-7),
10 a.m. at Hawes Park, Redwood City
DivisionIII
No. 5 Notre Dame-Belmont (17-11) vs. No. 4 Half
Moon Bay (21-7), noon at Hawes Park, Redwood
City
CCS Baseball
DivisionII
No. 12 Menlo School (18-12) vs. No. 4 Santa Cruz
(14-10),TBD
CCStrackandfieldtrials
At SanJose City College, 2 p.m.
WHAT’S ON TAP
BASEBALL
AmericanLeague
BALTIMORE ORLIOLES — Placed RHP Tommy
Hunter on the 15-day DL,retroactive to May 21.Re-
called RHP Preston Guilmet from Norfolk (IL).
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Reinstated LHP Chris Sale
from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Frank Fran-
cisco for assignment.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled LHP T.J. House
from AAA Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of
RHP Mark Lowe from Columbus. Placed RHP Zach
McAllister on the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Kyle
Crockett to Columbus. Transferred OF Nyjer Mor-
gan from the 15- to the 60-day DL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned 3B Mike Mous-
takas to Omaha (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Activated RHP Alex Cobb from
the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Kevin Kiermaier to
Durham (IL).
National League
LOSANGELESDODGERS—ReleasedCMiguel Olivo.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Reinstated C Russell Mar-
tin from the 15-day DL. Claimed RHP Josh Wall off
waivers from the Los Angeles Angels and optioned
him to Indianapolis (IL). Designated RHP Phil Irwin
and LHP Wandy Rodriguez for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed LHP Robbie Erlin on
the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 18. Selected the
contract of RHP Blaine Boyer from El Paso (PCL).
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed RHP Santiago
Casilla on the 15-day DL.Recalled RHP George Kon-
tos from Fresno (PCL).
TRANSACTIONS
CONFERENCEFINALS
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERNCONFERENCE
N.Y. Rangers 2, Montreal 1
Saturday, May17: N.Y. Rangers 7, Montreal 2
Monday, May19: NYRangers 3, Montreal 1
Thursday, May22: Montreal 3, Rangers 2
Sunday, May 25: Montreal at NY Rangers, 5 p.m.
x-Tuesday, May 27: NY Rangers at Montreal, 5 p.m.
x-Thursday,May 29:Montreal at NY Rangers,5 p.m.
x-Saturday, May 31: NY Rangers at Montreal, 5 p.m.
WESTERNCONFERENCE
Chicago1, Los Angeles 1
Sunday, May18: Chicago3, Los Angeles 1
Wednesday, May21: Los Angeles 6, Chicago2
Saturday, May 24: Chicago at Los Angeles, 5 p.m.
Monday, May 26: Chicago at Los Angeles, 6 p.m.
Wednesday,May 28:Los Angeles at Chicago,5 p.m.
x-Friday, May 30: Chicago at Los Angeles, 6 p.m.
x-Sunday, June 1: Los Angeles at Chicago, 5 p.m.
NHL PLAYOFF GLANCE
CONFERENCEFINALS
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERNCONFERENCE
Indiana1, Miami 1
Sunday, May18: Indiana107, Miami 96
Tuesday, May20: Miami 87, Indiana83
Saturday, May 24: Indiana at Miami, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, May 26: Indiana at Miami, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 28: Miami at Indiana, 5:30 p.m.
x-Friday, May 30: Indiana at Miami, 5:30 p.m.
x-Sunday, June 1: Miami at Indiana, 5:30 p.m.
WESTERNCONFERENCE
SanAntonio2, OklahomaCity0
Monday, May 19: San Antonio 122, Oklahoma
City105
Wednesday, May 21: San Antonio 112, Okla-
homaCity77
Sunday,May25:SanAntonioat OklahomaCity,6:30
p.m.
Tuesday, May 27: San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 6
p.m.
x-Thursday,May 29:Oklahoma City at San Antonio,
6 p.m.
x-Saturday, May 31: San Antonio at Oklahoma City,
5:30 p.m.
x-Monday,June 2:Oklahoma City at San Antonio,6
p.m.
NBA PLAYOFF GLANCE
49ers sign top draft pick
Ward to four-year deal
SANTA CLARA — The San
Francisco 49ers have signed first-
round draft pick safety Jimmie
Ward and third-round selection
Chris Borland to four-year con-
tracts.
Ward was selected 30th overall
this month out of Northern
Illinois. The team announced the
deals Thursday ahead of their rook-
ie minicamp starting Friday.
The 5-foot-10, 193-pound Ward
started all 14 games at strong safe-
ty last season, leading the Huskies
with 95 tackles — 62 solo — with
a 10-yard sack and 10 pass deflec-
tions. While starting 39 of 55
games for his career, 12 of those
came at left cornerback.
Attorney in NCAA lawsuit
asks about Pac-12 letter
SAN FRANCISCO — An attor-
ney who brought an antitrust law-
suit against the NCAA is request-
ing more information about a let-
ter Pac-12 presidents sent to lead-
ers of the four other major football
conferences proposing sweeping
changes to the collegiate model.
Michael Hausfeld sent a letter
to Arizona State President
Michael Crow on Thursday ask-
ing what voice athletes would
have under the Pac-12’s proposed
reforms. Hausfeld’s law firm
released a copy of the letter.
Sports briefs
THE ASSOCOATED PRESS
NEWYORK — Alex Galchenyuk tipped in a
pass at the right post 1:12 into overtime, and
the Montreal Canadiens overcame a late tying
goal and beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in
Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals
Thursday night.
Montreal cut New York’s series lead to 2-1,
and can tie it Sunday night at Madison Square
Garden before heading home for Game 5.
Galchenyuk, playing only his second
game of these playoffs after returning from
an injury Monday, deflected Tomas
Plekanec’s feed to win it.
The Rangers tied it with 28.1 seconds left in
regulation on Chris Kreider’s goal.
Dustin Tokarski was sharp throughout in
his second NHL playoff game in place of
injured goalie Carey Price, making 35 saves.
New York had its five-game winning streak
snapped, and its run of six straight victories
over the Canadiens also ended. The Rangers
fell to 1-1 in overtime in these playoffs. The
Canadiens are 3-1.
“We played really well, but we just have to for-
get about it, move on, and get ready for the next
one,” Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist said.
Montreal was poised to win it in regulation
after Danny Briere scored with 3:02 left in the
third, but Kreider matched him when his shot
hit the sliding right skate of Canadiens
defenseman Alexei Emelin in the crease and
caromed past Tokarski, who thrust his head
upward in disgust as Madison Square Garden
shook.
Tokarski was playing in his second straight
game because of a series-ending injury sus-
tained by Price, who was barreled into by
Kreider in Game 1.
Briere’s goal was also aided by an opposing
defenseman, as Ryan McDonagh nudged the
puck past Lundqvist.
Montreal prevails to cut New York’s series lead in half
By Jerry Lee
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Traveling back in time to fix a
bad situation or a bleak future is
one of the top science fiction
tropes in the multiverse. “X-
Men: Days of Future Past” is
based off a popular storyline
from the original comics that
involves revising history, and
not the kind conservatives are
always accusing the left of doing
and vice versa.
The conceit is quite clever. It’s
2023, and mutants are being
hunted down and slaughtered
genocide-style by frighteningly
lethal robots called Sentinels.
The tattered remnants of the X-
Men devise a plan to send
Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) back
half a century to change history.
His task involves preventing
the assassination of a scientist,
Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage),
who invented the Sentinels.
Trask’s violent death at the
hands of Mystique (Jennifer
Lawrence) would eventually
lead to humankind turning
against the mutants, which
would then lead to the bleak
dystopian future whence the
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Latest installment a mind-blowing, and successful, challenge
See X-MEN, Page 20
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By Judy Richter
DAILY JOURNAL CORRESPONDENT
Even though J.B. Priestley’s
“An Inspector Calls” is set in
England in 1912, it could just as
easily be set in the United States
in 2014.
Its condemnation of an elitist
attitude that disregards the needs
of the underprivileged is as rele-
vant today as it was then.
Stanford Repertory Theater
makes that point clear in its
excellent production directed by
Rush Rehm.
Priestley’s original, written in
the winter of 1944-45, was in
three acts and ran for more than
two hours. Rehm apparently is
using the streamlined, 90-minute
Royal National Theatre adapta-
tion that won four 1994 Tony
Awards and came to San
Francisco in 1996.
The action takes place in the
home of the wealthy Birling fam-
i l y. They’re celebrating the
engagement of daughter Sheila
(Kiki Bagger) to Gerald Croft
(Ethan Wilcox). His father’s firm
is the chief rival to Sheila’s
father’s firm. Her father, the
socially and financially ambi-
tious Arthur (James Carpenter),
foresees a successful business
alliance in their romantic rela-
tionship.
Joining the celebration are
Sheila’s mother, Sybil (Courtney
Walsh), and brother, Eric (Andre
Amarotico).
Their evening is interrupted by
Inspector Goole (West on
Gaylord) of the Brumley police.
He says that a young woman has
committed suicide by swallowing
disinfectant, leading to an ago-
nizing death.
Their reaction, although horri-
fied, amounts to “So what? This
has nothing to do with us.”
Inspector Goole disagrees, and
proceeds to show how actions by
each person led to her final des-
perate act.
Her downfall started two years
earlier when she was working in
Arthur’s factory. He fired her
because she led a campaign to
raise wages. He said that if he
paid his workers more, his prof-
its would drop.
Later, she was working in a
women’s clothing store when
Sheila demanded that she be fired
because of a perceived imperti-
nence. When Gerald and finally
Eric met her, she was desperately
poor.
Each man helped for a bit, but
Gerald abandoned her, and she
broke off with Eric. Finally, she
went to a committee that helps
poor women, but Sybil, the com-
mittee head, turned her down.
Hence, they see how each one
bore some responsibility for the
woman’s fate. Shortly thereafter,
however, they suspect that what
Goole has told them isn’t true and
that he isn’t who he says he is.
The elder Birlings and Gerald
are relieved and readily resume
their elitist attitudes. However,
Sheila and Eric seem transformed
by their feelings of guilt. The
audience is left to ponder who
Goole really is and why he
arrived that evening.
As is true with Stanford Rep’s
summer productions, this one
features seasoned, professional
actors alongside students. The
professionals here are Carpenter
and Walsh, who so ably portray
the parents and their sense of
privilege. The students do an
excellent job of bringing out the
nuances of their characters.
Production values are high with
period costumes by Connie
Strayer and lighting by Dan
Wadleigh. Erik Flatmo’s set fea-
tures an ample dining table, side-
board and grandfather clock,
which shows the correct time.
In today’s terms, one might
say that the people in the
Birlings’ home represent the 1
percent. Therefore, it’s appropri-
ate that this production is part of
the Ethics of Wealth series pre-
sented by Stanford’s Ethics in
Society program.
It’s both theatrically rewarding
and intellectually intriguing.
“An Inspector Calls” will con-
tinue in Piggott Theater
(Memorial Auditorium), 551
Serra Mall, Stanford, through
May 24. For tickets and informa-
tion, call (650) 725-5838 or
visit http://taps.stanford.edu/.
Drama about wealth, ethics remains timely at Stanford
PHOTO COURTESY OF LAURA PETREE
Andre Amarotico, as Eric Birling; Courtney Walsh, as Sibyl Birling; Ethan Wilcox, as Gerald Croft; Kiki Bagger, as
Sheila Birling; and James Carpenter, as Arthur Birling,‘in An Inspector Calls.’
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WEEKEND JOURNAL
By Susan Cohn
DAILY JOURNAL SENIOR CORRESPONDENT
FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL THE PEOPLE, FOREV-
ER: THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART CONTIN-
UES ITS FOUNDERS’ GLORIOUS VISION. The
Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is one of the top compre-
hensive art museums in the nation, with 45,000 objects
spanning 6,000 years. Internationally renowned for its sub-
stantial holdings of Asian and Egyptian art, the CMA also
houses significant works by Botticelli, Caravaggio, El
Greco, Rubens, Goya, Dalí, Matisse, Renoir, Gauguin,
Eakins, Monet, Warhol, Pollock, Christo and van Gogh.
Highlights include J.M.W. Turner, The Burning of the Houses
of Lords and Commons, 1835; William Sidney Mount, The
Power of Music, 1847; Frederic Edwin Church, Twilight in
the Wilderness, 1860; Pablo Picasso, La Vie, 1903; Albert
Pinkham Ryder, The Race Track (Death on a Pale Horse),
1896-1908; George Bellows, Stag At Sharkey’s, 1909; and
Claude Monet, Waterlilies,1915-1926).
THE BEGINNINGS. The museum’s creation was made
possible by John Huntington, Horace Kelley and Hinman
Hurlbut, Cleveland industrialists who bequeathed money
specifically for an art museum, as well as by Jeptha H. Wade,
a founder of Western Union Telegraph, who donated a 63-acre
parcel for the museum campus. The site, renamed Wade Park,
now also contains the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the
Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Wade Park Fine
Arts Garden, where a number of sculptures from the CMA’s
holdings are showcased. When the CMAopened its doors in
1916, Wade’s grandson, Jeptha H. Wade II, proclaimed it “for
the benefit of all the people, forever.” The museum’s $750
million dollar endowment, one of the largest of any American
museum, allows it to remain historically true to its founders’
vision, keeping general admission free to the public.
A GREAT PUBLIC GATHERING PLACE IS CREAT-
ED. The Cleveland Museum of Art has celebrations scheduled
throughout 2014 to mark the completion of its $350 million
dollar expansion, designed by award-winning Uruguayan
architect Rafael Viñoly. The focal point of this visionary
project is a dramatic atrium that brilliantly connects the orig-
inal 1916 neoclassical, white Georgian Marble, Beaux-Arts
building with the new galleries. As the CMAannounced, “A
grand, open piazza at the core of the museum complex, the
atrium is a place to congregate, a source of airy light and a ref-
erence point for greatly simplified navigation throughout the
galleries.” The new east and west wings, as well as the
enclosing of the extraordinary, breathtaking atrium courtyard
under a spectacular 34,000-square-foot glass canopy, brings
the museum’s total floor space to 592,000 square feet.
A WELCOME TO VISITORS. Deborah Gribbon,
Interim Deputy Director for Collections, Education and
Performing Arts, Cleveland Museum of Art, said: “If you
come to Cleveland, a visit to the Museum of Art should be
first on your list of things to do — indeed, seeing the newly-
renovated museum is worth a trip to Cleveland! The museum’s
collection is known throughout the world not just for its
range — from the ancient world to the present, including
works from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas — but for
its extraordinary quality. Everyone will have his or her own
favorite, but a visitor shouldn’t miss the Armor Court, a great
hall filled with chain mail, swords and suits of armor. If you
like impressionism, you should be sure to see Claude Monet’s
extraordinary painting of Waterlilies.”
A SIGN OF THE TIMES: RODIN’S THE THINKER
AT CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART BEARS WIT-
NESS TO A COUNTRY IN TURMOIL. The CMA’s cast of
Rodin’s The Thinker, at the top of the museum’s main stair-
case, was partially destroyed in a 1970 dynamite bombing,
allegedly by the Weather Underground (no one was ever
charged). Cast under Rodin’s direct supervision, and acquired
by the CMAin 1917, just after the museum opened, the stat-
ue has been left in its unrestored condition, in part to bear
witness to the political unrest in the United States during the
Vietnam War. The damage has come to define the CMAcasting
as unique among the more than 25 original large castings of
The Thinker.
MUSEUM PARTICULARS. The Cleveland Museum of
Art is located at 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio. The
museum has a Provenance Research Project, partially funded
by the National Endowment for the Arts, to determine if spe-
cific European paintings and sculptures in its collection were
involved in the systematic
art plunder by the Nazis.
Results of the research will
be published on the muse-
um’s website at cleve-
landart.org/research/in-cura-
torial/provenance-research. The museum is also home to the
Ingalls Library, one of the largest art libraries in the United
States. For more information about the Cleveland Museum of
Art, its holdings, programs and events call (216) 421-7350
or visit www.ClevelandArt.org.
Susan Cohn can be reached at susan@smdailyjournal.com or
www.twitter.com/susancityscene.
MUSEUM GOTTA SEE ‘UM
PHOTO COURTESY THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR HOLD COURT IN CLEVELAND,
OHIO. A favorite of visitors since its opening day in 1916, the
Armor Court of the Cleveland Museum of Art holds 400 pieces
of chain mail, swords, daggers, helmets and suits of armor.
Seen here is Field Armor for Man and Horse with the Arms of
the Völs-Colonna Family, made about 1575 in Northern Italy.
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San Francisco Symphony accompanied Christian Tetzlaff
during last week’s performances.
By David Bratman
DAILY JOURNAL CORRESPONDENT
In the San Francisco Symphony, we
have a world-class orchestra on our
doorstep, and it’s worth going up to
Davies Symphony Hall in the city to
hear it. Last week’s concerts, running
Wednesday to Saturday, were conducted
by music director Michael Ti l son
Thomas and featured Christian Tetzlaff
on violin. Awide-traveling soloist — I
was in Chicago last month and heard
him with the Symphony there —
Tetzlaff was an utter charmer on
Wednesday in Béla Bartók’s long, diffi-
cult and modernist Violin Concerto No.
2.
Taking its strongly spicy, folk-influ-
enced melodies with deep lyricism,
Tetzlaff sped through fast parts of his
concerto with steely assurance.
Accompanied on various occasions by
such unusual orchestral accompanists
as harp, timpani or percussion battery,
he gave a fierce but clear performance
Changing tone styles frequently,
Tetzlaff ran back and forth between hard
aggressiveness and a softer lyricism.
The orchestra accompanied him with
equally crisp and energetic chatter.
The concerto, written in 1937-38,
sits on the edge between Bartók’s
tough and wiry modernist style and the
more ingratiating manner he adopted
during his American exile of World War
II. This performance could be enjoyed
by fans of either of Bartók’s styles.
The concert began with Jean
Sibelius’ early but wholly characteris-
tic tone poem “Lemminkäinen’s
Return.” It’s a short, dramatic, forward-
thrusting work that passes in a rushing
whirl. Its emotional manner fit well
with the Bartók that followed.
What didn’t fit was the big work that
followed after intermission, Johannes
Brahms’ Symphony No. 4, the most
melancholy and autumnal work in a
body that already tends far in that direc-
tion. It was a beautiful performance.
This really is a great orchestra, and it
has outstanding ability under MTT’s
direction to make blended and thought-
fully-arranged sounds that are blissful
to hear.
It’s possible, I suppose, to inject
more vigor into this work — the scher-
zo movement shows an unexpected
touch of gallantry — but this perform-
ance went with the grain of the music.
Fine in itself, it just felt a little too
anticlimactic after the power of Bartók.
Acase could be made for always play-
ing the works in a variety concert in
chronological order, which here would
have put the Brahms first. Then it could
have been taken on its own terms, and
Sibelius and Bartók would have been
heard for what they intended to do,
which was to break out of the 19th cen-
tury.
San Francisco Symphony
concerts crisp, energetic
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movie begins.
Wolverine’s consciousness is transported
into his body, circa 1973. Confusion,
action and hilarity (as well as bell bottoms
and smoking cigarettes indoors) reign as
Wolverine has to convince and recruit the
past versions of the X-Men and other
mutants to help him stop Mystique from
carrying out her plans.
The story is exceptional. After all, it was
based off the work of Chris Claremont and
John Byrne who were at the helm of the
series during its golden age (sorry, comic
book geek at work here).
But the filmmakers gleefully take the
storyline to another level of greatness by
utilizing teams from both X-Men fran-
chises. “Days” is the first time that I
know of where two versions of a movie
franchise coalesce into one thread.
Characters and actors from the series that
began in 2000 with the original “X-Men”
are merged with the group from the reboot
that commenced with 2011’s “X-Men: First
Class.” Thank you, time travel. And plastic
surgery.
Bryan Singer, who directed the first two
installments from the original series, takes
a challenging story involving two dozen
characters in two timelines over three conti-
nents, and is able to make the best X-Men
movie yet. It’s an understatement to say that
rare is the sixth movie in a series that is any
good (Other sixth movies in a series:
“Friday the 13th VI: Jason Lives,” “Rocky
Balboa,” “Police Academy 6: City Under
Siege”).
Some folks may find the huge ensemble
cast confusing without at least a cursory
grasp of the X-Men canon. But others who
are used to the huge acting teams of “Lost”
and “Game of Thrones” will be fine.
And what a cast it is — Michael
Fassbender, James McAvoy, Halle Berry,
Ellen Page, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart.
This movie has Katniss, Capt. Jean-Luc
Picard, the evil plantation owner from “12
Years a Slave” (no, I don’t mean Donald
Sterling), Juno, the hottie from “Swordfish”
and Gandalf the wizard! On May 23, when
the movie opens, nerd heads will simply
explode.
The action sequences are surprisingly
understated, but still fun and enjoyably
“comic booky.” I enjoyed it much more than
the action-heavy “Avengers” and predict I
enjoyed it far more than the future, Affleck-
heavy “Justice League.”
The best scene of “Days” and maybe the
entire summer blockbuster season is cour-
tesy of a young Quicksilver (played by Evan
Peters from “American Horror Story”) early
on in the kitchens of the U.S. Pentagon.
Let’s just say it involves slow-motion pho-
tography and a soundtrack from Jim Croce’s
“Time in a Bottle.”
For a guy who wasn’t even into comic
books until starting the first X-Men movie,
Singer has a wonderful grasp of the work.
While ostensibly just a pulpy comic book,
the travails of the X-Men and mutants in
particular, speak of larger, grander themes
about what it means to be different, and the
pain of being mistreated or even slaughtered
for simply being who you are. As a gay man
who grew up Jewish, Singer obviously has
an affinity for the content.
He also shows reverence and respect for
the Marvel universe and the comic book
medium. Many little nuances of the film will
satisfy the legion of fanboys and girls.
Finally, a little history: Back in 2005,
Singer left the X-Men franchise to direct
“Superman Returns.” Both Singer, by mak-
ing a bomb, and the third X-Men movie, by
being made into a bomb by Brett Ratner of
“Rush Hour” fame, were caused irreparable
harm. Those series of bad decisions begat
the unwatchable fourth X-Men film,
“Origins: Wolverine.”
While “Days of Future Past,” does not
travel back in time to prevent this awful
sequence of events in movie history, it does
go a long way toward repairing some of the
harm.
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X-MEN
C
hicago is adding another jewel to
its culinary crown. After 24 years
in the Big Apple, the James Beard
Foundation awards ceremony is moving to
the Windy City next year.
It’s more proof that Chicago has fast
become home to one of the country’s
hottest restaurant scenes. The foundation
— which is based in New York and honors
the nation’s best chefs, restaurants and
food media — says several cities had asked
to host the annual awards ceremony, but
Chicago’s offer of marketing and sponsor-
ship support was too good to turn down.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called
the move “a milestone” and led a
Champagne toast with some of the city’s
best-known chefs at the Pritzker Pavilion
to celebrate the
announcement.
“This is a recogni-
tion of what all of us
have known locally,
and now everyone will
know worldwide,”
Rahm said. “Chicago
is a culinary capital.”
He praised the chefs
for attracting visitors
from “all over the
world, to the city of
Chicago to also enjoy
what you all do with the canvas of a beau-
tiful meal.”
“Chicago has long been a top culinary
destination, a city that could satisfy any
food-lover’s cravings,” agreed James
Beard President Susan Ungaro, who made
the announcement with Emanuel.
The James Beard awards were first held in
1990, and have always been held in New
York. The awards honor those who follow
in the footsteps of Beard, considered the
dean of American cooking when he died in
1985.
Chicago’s chefs have brought home
numerous Beard awards over the years,
including best chefs for Rick Bayless
(1995), Charlie Trotter (1999), Grant
Achatz (2008) and Paul Kahan (shared with
New York’s David Chang in 2013).
Bayless’ Frontera Grill was named best
restaurant in 2007 and Trotter’s Charlie
Trotter’s earned the honor in 2000.
Bayless joined with Ungaro and the
mayor for Tuesday’s announcement, along
with chefs Art Smith, Gale Gand and
Graham Elliott among others.
Back in New York City, at City Hall, a
spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio,
Marti Adams, had this to say: “We’re
always sad to lose a staple from the city’s
culinary world--but even with the James
Beard awards, Chicago still can’t beat New
York City’s food scene.”
The foundation’s awards ceremony for
chefs and restaurants will be held at the
Lyric Opera of Chicago on May 4, 2015.
The separate ceremony for books and
other media awards will remain in New
York. The foundation has no plans to relo-
cate its headquarters.
For 25th anniversary, Beard awards move to Chicago
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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BEIJING — Hugh Jackman said
Tuesday he wasn’t ready to give up
playing the popular X-Men character
Wolverine as he visited China to pro-
mote the franchise’s latest movie, which
includes local elements
intended to appeal to
the massive Chinese
audience.
He also told the
Associated Press
that he thinks he
will need future treat-
ments for skin cancer
after a second cancer-
ous growth was
removed from his nose
last week.
“X-Men: Days of Future Past,” the sev-
enth movie in the mutant superhero fran-
chise that has grossed $2.3 billion world-
wide, premiered in Beijing on Tuesday. The
Australian actor, who has appeared in every X-
Men movie over 14 years, said it may have been
premature for him to have said the next one would
be his last.
The latest film sees Jackman travel back to 1973
in a bid to change history and save humans and
mutants from destruction. It has Chinese elements,
including the casting of Chinese actress Fan
Bingbing, highlighting how Hollywood stu-
dios are keen to attract audiences in the
world’s second-biggest movie market as
box-office revenue growth flattens out at
home.
Fan, who has a small role as the tele-
porting superhero Blink, said that the movie would
gross more in China because of her participa-
tion. When the movie’s action moves to the
superheroes’ last place of sanctuary, a remote
monastery, the Chinese subtitles indicate it is:
“China.” However, Fan said at a news conference
Tuesday that some of the columns looked
“European.”
Jackman said there was a change in
Hollywood owing to China’s growing
might.
“The Chinese market in particu-
lar is just booming, so the larg-
er the market becomes the
more the stories are going
to reflect what that mar-
ket wants,” he said
in an interview.
“I see collab-
oration in
every way as
a posi t i ve.
At the end of
the day audi-
ences sniff
out cyni-
cism, they
sni ff out if
something is
just a market-
ing driven
thing. ”
Jackman, 45,
whose nose was
bandaged after a basal
cell carcinoma was
removed last week, said
he will probably have
many more cancerous
growths. His type of skin cancer is slow-growing and
can recur, but it is highly treatable.
He told the Associated Press: “I’m realistic about the
future and it’s more than likely that I’ll have at least one
more but probably many more, which is not uncommon
for an Aussie particularly from English stock growing up
in Australia where I don’t remember ever being told to put
sunscreen on.”
He added: “But the beauty of this is it’s all preventable,
it’s just about getting proper check-ups. I can be typical
man, a little lazy, I couldn’t be bothered and now I’m not
lazy at all.”
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” will be released in China
and the United States on May 23. It has an all-star cast,
including Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry and Patrick
Stewart. “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage, who
plays a scientist wanting to destroy the mutants, was
also in Beijing to promote the movie. The blockbuster
franchise has grossed $2.3 billion worldwide.
While Jackman previously said that he was pretty sure
he wouldn’t act in any further X-Men movies after the
next one, which is scheduled for release in 2017, he told
the AP: “I think I might have overplayed my hand a little
bit by saying I’m almost sure that the next one will be
my last.”
Jackman not ready to give up Wolverine role
WEEKEND JOURNAL
22
Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Michele Kayal
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Spring is back and so are farmers markets.
And that means a whole new chance to make
friends with strange and unusual vegetables.
Or to rehabilitate some old familiars.
The number of farmers markets has more
than doubled during the past decade, top-
ping more than 8,000 in 2013. Matching
that proliferation is equally wild growth in
the variety of produce sold at them.
Heirloom tomatoes and carrots in funky
colors? That’s just the start. Think rainbow-
spectrum radishes, unusual peas, beans and
legumes; gooseberries and quince.
But trying something new — whether it’s
an unfamiliar vegetable or an exotic prepa-
ration — can be intimidating. The best
advice is to start slow.
If you like arugula, branch out to water-
cress. In baby form, it’s a perfect salad
green, a sturdier, even more peppery alter-
native to the more ubiquitous arugula. It
also makes a stellar pesto, says Diana
Henry, author most recently of the cook-
book “A Change of Appetite” (Octopus
Publishing, 2014). “I actually like it better
than basil pesto,” Henry says. “Basil can be
quite perfumed. This is a bit more earthy,
more peppery. ”
If you like cabbage, try kohlrabi. Astout
bulb with a thick skin, the flesh is crisp like
a radish, and as brightly flavored as cab-
bage. “I predict that kohlrabi’s going to be
the next big thing,” says Martha Rose
Shulman, author most recently of “The
Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking” (Rodale,
2014), noting that some companies are
beginning to package kohlrabi for lunch
boxes.
“Shred it to make a slaw or a stir-fry with
kohlrabi and some greens,” she says. “I
recently had a really great salad — feta,
olives, a little diced kohlrabi. It really
absorbs the dressing.”
Shulman also is a big fan of pea shoots,
slender tendrils from the same plant. They
taste like peas, but can be treated like
greens. “Those are just beautiful,” she says.
“I like to use those in stir-fries and just
cook them up and serve them up as a side.
They’re very good with grains.”
Cardoons, a member of the thistle family
that’s a foraged food for many Italians, also
can be found at some farmers markets.
“Certainly cardoons are a vegetable that
people are mystified with when they do see
it,” says Michele Scicolone, whose most
recent book is “The Italian Vegetable
Cookbook” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
2014).
“You have to blanche it and peel it and
then you can bread it and fry it or gratinee it
with butter and cheese, and it’s very tasty, ”
she says. “It tastes like artichoke hearts.”
Scicolone also champions zucchini flow-
ers, another Italian specialty that can be
chopped for a frittata, tossed in a salad, or
stuffed with mozzarella and deep fried. “It
may seem like an exotic delicacy, but to a
hungry Italian of a certain era, it’s a veg-
etable,” she says. “When I was a kid, my
mom would make little fritters with them.
We would eat them like that for an appetiz-
er. ”
If you’re more the type to stick with the
usual vegetable suspects, we’ve made it
easy to at least take them for a spin in a new
direction. For zucchini, we’ve given you a
simple, but delicious recipe for grilling.
And for eggplant, we turn it into a bruschet-
ta topping that packs tons of flavor.
SMOKY GRILLED ZUCCHINI
Start to finish: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
3 medium zucchini
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 teaspoons brown sugar
Fresh limes, for squeezing
Heat the grill to medium-high. Cut the
zucchini in half lengthwise, then rub them
all over with the olive oil.
In a small bowl, combine the salt, pep-
per, paprika and brown sugar. Sprinkle all
over the zucchini. Grill the zucchini until
tender and charred, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.
GRILLED EGGPLANT BRUSCHETTA
This eggplant mixture also is delicious
over grilled chicken or haddock.
Start to finish: 15 minutes active, plus 2
hours resting
Servings: 8
1 large eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch-
thick slices
4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
Kosher salt and ground black pepper
2 medium tomatoes, seeds removed, diced
2 ribs celery, diced
1 orange or yellow bell pepper, cored and
diced
3 scallions, sliced
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
Balsamic glaze, to serve
Baguette or pita, to serve
Heat the grill to medium. Use 2 table-
spoons of the oil to brush each eggplant
slice on both sides. Sprinkle the slices with
salt and pepper. Grill until tender, 3 to 5
minutes per side.
Allow the eggplant slices to cool until
easily handled, then dice. In a large bowl,
gently mix together the eggplant, toma-
toes, celery, bell pepper, scallions, garlic,
basil and the remaining 2 tablespoons of
olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Allow to sit for at least 2 hours for best fla-
vor. Serve on baguette or pita bread and
drizzled with balsamic glaze.
Summer brings chance to try new vegetables
consistent practice and world record holders
and even Olympic shooters have practiced
at the Coyote Point Shooting Range,
Norton said.
Even though shooting relies more on
hand-eye coordination than brute strength,
it’s mostly men who participate in the
sport, Norton said.
Norton said he’s interested in why shoot-
ing is a male-dominated sport and plans on
asking this weekend’s students what’s dis-
couraged them from trying it in the past.
“I just think for whatever reason, in our
society we’ve just kind of not fostered it.
Yeah, it’s a guy thing, but it doesn’t have to
be. I think it has to be opened to all the
sexes so they can experience [shooting] and
say yeah, I like it or I don’t like it,” Norton
said.
Although the ratio of participation is
uneven, very experienced women frequent
the range and also wonder why more don’t
participate. More often than not, sport
shooters prefer going to a range as a social
activity, so Norton said he hopes these
courses will introduce some of the women to
more than just guns, Norton said.
“We have women that compete in compe-
titions, that we’ve known for years. And
they’re asking the same question,” Norton
said. “That’s what I’m trying to do, is foster
a group … have the women network with
them and, there may be your next best
friend.”
Although this weekend’s activities are
only for women, the club regularly hosts
various classes at Coyote Point Shooting
Range, Norton said. Two introductory cours-
es for pistols and rifles, a firearm safety
class and an online educational hunting
course are offered throughout the year.
Norton said he was never exposed to guns
growing up but became interested as an
adult. He’s since been shooting for 25
years, teaching for 20 years, and like all of
the instructors, is dedicated to teaching the
public how to properly and safely operate a
piece of equipment.
“Guns exist in our society everywhere and
this is a tool that needs to be learned,”
Norton said. “You don’t understand it until
you understand all aspects of it.”
For more information about the Coyote
Point Pistol and Rifle Club visit www. coy-
otepointrpc.org.
Continued from page 1
PISTOL
Pillar Point Harbor north of Half Moon
Bay, couldn’t be examined until it washes
onshore, if it ever does.
Van Schagen said the Marine Mammal
Center is coordinating with several agen-
cies to assess the whale’s status and deter-
mine how to respond. Other agencies
involved in the effort are the California
Academy of Sciences, the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration’s
National Marine Fisheries Service, and the
U.S. Coast Guard.
Van Schagen said that if possible, a
necropsy would be performed depending on
how decomposed the carcass is.
“Afresh carcass is better for taking sam-
ples,” van Schagen said.
Mike Williams, Pillar Point’s deputy
harbormaster, said the whale was about a
mile offshore as of Thursday afternoon.
“It was close to the break wall yesterday,
but went out with the tide last night,” said
Williams, who noted that harbor officials
are not authorized to touch or do anything
to the whale.
Williams said the Coast Guard has issued
a bulletin alerting mariners in the harbor
and heading out to sea that there is a dead
whale floating offshore.
The Coast Guard is also providing tide
and current information to help determine
the direction of the whale carcass’ move-
ment, according to van Schagen.
“Markings on a humpback’s fluke, or tail
fin, have individual markings and notches,
much like a human’s fingerprint,” van
Schagen said.
She added that researchers have a catalog
of flukes they identify and may be able to
match the fluke to those they’ve been
looking at over time to determine factors
such as where the animal was headed and
why it ended up near Half Moon Bay.
Van Schagen emphasized the benefit of
performing a necropsy on a fresh carcass.
“We can learn a lot about the animal and
the ocean environment. For instance, from
its blubber we can perform toxicology
studies, and its bones can be used in muse-
um displays,” she said.
Jeff Clark, owner of nearby Mavericks
Surf Shop, is concerned for the safety of
surfers should the whale decompose in
nearby seas.
In a Facebook posting Thursday on the
shop’s website, Clark said sharks would be
attracted to the area if the dead whale were
not removed immediately from the waters
surrounding the area’s popular surfing
spot .
Curious onlookers were drawn to the
break wall and nearby beach over the past
two days.
Dominic Bigue of El Granada took his
daughter down to the beach by bike around
7:30 p.m. Wednesday to catch a glimpse of
the whale.
“There was a big crowd of people look-
ing at it,” said Evie Bigue, 10.
“It looked a lot smaller than I thought it
would look. I go to this beach and see
whales out there swimming all the time but
never thought I’d see a dead one washed up
on shore here. It’s so sad,” Evie said.
Continued from page 1
WHALE
WEEKEND JOURNAL 23
Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
FRIDAY, MAY 23
‘The Assembly-Women.’ Foothill
College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los
Altos Hills. Runs through June 8.
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and
Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2
p.m. $18. For more information go to
foothill.edu/theatre/tickets.
Guest Speaker Reza Pakravan.
7:30 a.m. Crystal Springs Golf Course,
6650 Golf Course Drive, Burlingame.
$15. For more information call 515-
5891.
The Spring Event at Woodside. 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. Woodside Horse Park,
3674 Sand Hill Road, Woodside. Meet
the riders and horses and watch
some of the best equestrians in the
world compete in dressage, cross
country jumping and stadium jump-
ing. Event continues on Saturday
and Sunday. For more information
go to www.woodsideeventing.com
or email Eden Cali at eden@athle-
tux.com.
Food truck at Devil’s Canyon
Brewery. 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 935
Washington St., San Carlos. For more
information contact Daniel Curran at
dan@devilscanyon.com.
Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. Twin
Pines Park, No. 1 Cottage Lane,
Belmont. Free. For more information
call 593-5650.
Armchair Travel and Adventure-
China. 1 p.m. City of San Mateo
Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las
Pulgas, San Mateo. Free. For more
information call 522-7490.
Screening of the Award-Winning
Documentary, ‘Gen Silent.’ 2 p.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Silicon Valley
Community Foundation, 1300 S. El
Camino Real, No. 100, San Mateo.
RSVP to Cathy Koger by May 15 at
403-4300 ext. 4383 or call for more
information.
Art Exhibit Reception. 4 p.m. to 7
p.m. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St.,
Redwood City. Free. For more infor-
mation email
tmgginger@gmail.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 24
Staged Reading & Playwright Talk.
Mustang Hall, 828 Chestnut St., San
Carlos. For more information email
evedutton@aol.com.
The Spring Event at Woodside. 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. Woodside Horse Park,
3674 Sand Hill Road, Woodside. Meet
the riders and horses and watch
some of the best equestrians in the
world compete in dressage, cross
country jumping and stadium jump-
ing. Event continues on Sunday. For
more information go to www.wood-
sideeventing.com or email Eden Cali
at eden@athletux.com.
Stanford Shopping Center’s Super
Duper Lil’ Chefs event. 11 a.m. to 1
p.m. 660 Stanford Shopping Center,
Palo Alto. Activities include decorat-
ing Sprinkles cupcakes, creating a
refreshing treat with Pinkberry and
tasting delicious samples from
Auntie Anne’s. Kids participating are
encouraged to bring a non-perish-
able food item to donate to Second
Harvest Food Bank. For more infor-
mation contact colin.bishop@cura-
torpr.com.
Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. Twin
Pines Park, No. 1 Cottage Lane,
Belmont. Free. For more information
call 593-5650.
TEDxYouth@Hillsborough. 1 p.m.
to 6 p.m. Nueva School, 6565 Skyline
Blvd., Hillsborough. $10. For more
information email
brianmellea@gmail.com.
Teen Staged Reading and
Playwright Talk. 7 p.m. Mustang
Hall, Central Middle School, 828
Chestnut St., San Carlos. $8 in
advance/$10 at door. For more infor-
mation go to
www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.co
m.
Ragazzi Continuo Presents ‘Ex
Corde: The Rhythm of the Land.’
7:30 p.m. Christ Church Parish, 770 N.
El Camino Real, San Mateo. $15 stu-
dents/seniors, $18 advance/$20 at
door general. For more information
call 342-8785.
Santo Christo 101st Anniversary
Dance. 8 p.m. 51 Oak Ave., South San
Francisco. Free. For more information
call 678-9292.
Ultimate ‘80s Tour. 8 p.m. Fox
Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood
City. Tour features: Missing Persons’s
Dale Bozzio, Bow Wow Wow and
Gene Loves Jezebel. Be sure to dress
in your best ‘80s clothing. Tickets are
$22 and can be purchased online at
www.foxrwc.showare.com. For more
information context Jennifer
Gallacher at
clubfoxmarketing@gmail.com.
SUNDAY, MAY 25
The Spring Event at Woodside. 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. Woodside Horse Park,
3674 Sand Hill Road, Woodside. Meet
the riders and horses and watch
some of the best equestrians in the
world compete in dressage, cross
country jumping and stadium jump-
ing. For more information go to
www.woodsideeventing.com or
email Eden Cali at
eden@athletux.com.
Santo Christo 101st Anniversary
Dance. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 51 Oak Ave.,
South San Francisco. Parade, Mass
and celebration for the Festa do
Santo Cristo dos Milagres. Sopas,
music and dance. Free. For more
information call 678-9292.
Last Sunday Ballroom Tea Dance
with the Bob Gutierrez Band. 1
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. San Bruno Senior
Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road.
$5. For more information call 616-
7152.
The Fred Ross Project. 4:30 p.m.
The Bach Dancing & Dynamite
Society at the Douglas Beach House,
307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay.
Singer/musician Fred Ross will per-
form for two hours. $35/$30 for
youth. For more information call
726-2020.
MONDAY, MAY 26
‘Step Out for Seniors’ — A Health
and Wellness Event. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
San Bruno Senior Center, 1555
Crystal Springs Road. $10. For more
information call 616-7152.
Birds of Prey Day at CuriOdyssey.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CuriOdyssey, 1651
Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Come
learn about amazing avians during
our feather-filled family event. Free
with the cost of admission. For more
information go to www.curi-
odyssey.org.
Sock Hop Dance and Karaoke.
10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior
Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road.
Tickets available at front desk. For
more information call 616-7152.
Memorial Day Observance. 11 a.m.
Golden Gate National Cemetery,
1300 Sneath Lane (Veterans Way),
San Bruno. Join us in honoring our
fallen heroes. Includes speakers Col.
Steven Butow of the U.S. Air Force
and J. Kevin Graves of Gold Star
Father. Band concert will begin at
10:30 a.m. An $8 luncheon will fol-
low the program at the American
Legion Hall at 757 San Mateo Ave.,
San Bruno. Proceeds will benefit the
Avenue of Flags Committee. Please
RSVP to Carolyn Livengood at 355-
5533.
TUESDAY, MAY 27
Building Pete’s Harbor — Exhibit
Opening. 2200 Broadway, Redwood
City. Runs through Sept. 13. For more
information call 299-0104.
Presentation of the award-win-
ning book ‘Heart of a Tiger:
Growing Up With My Grandfather,
Ty Cobb’ by author Herschel Cobb.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Little House,
800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Free
and open to all. Refreshments and a
book signing will follow.
Dealing with Contractors. Noon.
Law Library, 710 Hamilton St.,
Redwood City. Come learn about
your rights and responsibilities
when planning and making home
improvements. Free. For more infor-
mation call 363-4913.
Movie Daze and Discussion-
August-Osage County. 1 p.m. City
of San Mateo Senior Center, 2645
Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo.
Free. For more information call 522-
7490.
Read the Book, Watch the Movie
featuring Khaled Hosseini. 5 p.m.
South San Francisco Main Library,
840 W. Orange Ave., South San
Francisco. Free. For more information
call 829-3860.
Home Buying 101. 5 p.m. to 7:30
p.m. South San Francisco Muni
Services Building, 33 Arroyo Dr.,
South San Francisco. Free and open
to the public. Register at www.sam-
car.org/homebuyersworkshop or
call 696-8200.
Screening of American Teacher. 7
p.m. Barrett Community Center,
Gym, 1835 Belburn Drive, Belmont.
For more information and to reserve
your place go to
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/scree
ning-of-american-teacher-tickets-
11288061897.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28
San Mateo Professional Alliance
Weekly Networking Lunch. Noon
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“We’ve been very patient with
them,” she said. “We are always hope-
ful.”
According to Amos, negotiations
were pushed off until May to see how
Gov. Jerry Brown’s state budget revi-
sion shook out. The governor’s May
revision budget proposal did not
improve the district’s financial future,
according to a district statement. In
fact, if the proposed mandatory
increase in district contribution to
employees’ pension funds is adopted,
there will be an unforeseen additional
expense of nearly $200,000 per year,
according to a district statement.
Amos doesn’t trust the projections
though, Amos said. She said the dis-
trict’s statement also left out the fact
the district wanted to keep class size
high as part of the deal.
“They’ve underprojected their
reserves,” she said. “Their projections
are inaccurate and I’m betting they’re
either going to show they’ll stay the
same or have increased. I’m a little
incensed and a little angry — we’re not
allowed to put out a statement.”
Meanwhile, the district contends its
funding level under the Local Control
Funding Formula is the lowest in San
Mateo County. In addition, district
officials said San Carlos was the only
district in the county to grant ongoing
salary increases for the last two years
— 2 percent in the 2011-12 school
year and 3 percent in the 2012-13
school year. In last year’s negotia-
tions, the parties acknowledged and
signed off on an agreement that stipu-
lated that the 3 percent raise would sig-
nificantly impact the district’s ability
to negotiate further raises in 2013-14,
according to the statement.
“The two consecutive years of raises
were granted while many districts and
employees across the state were still
experiencing wage cuts, flat salaries
and/or one-time salary increases,”
wrote Superintendent Craig Baker and
Chief Operating Official Robert Porter
in a joint statement. “Despite its low
funding level, San Carlos salaries rank
among the highest of state-funded San
Mateo County school districts. The
district is eager to begin the mediation
process and come to a mutually benefi-
cial outcome for all.”
The district and teachers will now
enter mediation with a third party. The
mediator will be appointed to assist
the union and district in resolving
their differences. Mediation can last
for one meeting or for months, at the
complete discretion of the mediator. If
mediation is unsuccessful and the
mediator releases the parties, the next
step is a fact-finding process. If this
too fails, there could be a strike.
“While it is disappointing not to
come to agreement on a contract prior
to the close of the 2013-14 school
year, we are hopeful that the mediation
process will allow for the two parties
to open new pathways for settlement,”
according to the district statement.
Continued from page 1
IMPASSE
earlier this month.
The pre-application proposes a total
of 52,700 square feet of ground floor
retail space, which would be anchored
with a 33,600-square-foot grocery
store, according to the application.
The remainder of the site would be made
up of a total of 154 townhomes and
flats, according to the application. The
townhomes would be against the water-
front, according to the application.
The application also outlines 235
retail parking spaces and 308 residen-
tial parking spaces.
A proposal to redevelop the Charter
Square site on Shell Boulevard was also
put on hold after it was heard by the
City Council and received negative
community feedback at a meeting last
month. The developer sought to turn
the existing 55,000-square-foot shop-
ping center into 96 townhomes and
10,000 square feet of retail space.
Retail versus housing
Foster City has struggled to create a
strong retail presence while competing
against San Mateo’s Bridgepointe and
Hillsdale shopping centers,
Councilman Art Kiesel said.
With developers adding retail at the
15-acre site at the city’s center and the
Pilgrim Triton development with hous-
ing and offices, Kiesel said he ques-
tions how much retail Foster City can
support. And location is key, Kiesel
said.
“Do you want retail buried so into the
city? The further into the city you go,
the less viable success. The further into
the city you go, your clients are going
to be limited to residents of Foster
City. Somebody from San Mateo,
there’s a low probability, unless it’s
just a super niche kind of retailer, ”
Kiesel said.
Ranch 99 Market and ABC Seafood
Restaurant are draws, but there are only
so many options, Kiesel said.
Councilman Herb Perez owns Gold
Medal Martial Arts, one of the busi-
nesses located at Edgewater Place.
Perez said viable retail requires smart
planning and doubling up similar
stores or services in the same shop-
ping center is bad for business.
“The other challenge I believe in that
center is overuse of certain categories,”
Perez said. “The city as a whole needs
to look at conditional use permits.
Because we’re cannibalizing the busi-
nesses. … We need a more comprehen-
sive approach to our retail and commu-
nity spaces.”
Kiesel said Foster City does earn
some decent sales tax out of Costco,
but it’s proving harder to generate,
especially when a one-bedroom apart-
ment is averaging about $2,100 a
month. In 2013, for the first time the
number of permits issued for multi-unit
developments surpassed those issued
for single-family homes, Kiesel said.
“So we’re seeing this huge explosion
into multi-unit dwellings because it
pencils out. So I can understand why
shopping centers, if retail is marginal,
they’d go with multi-unit dwellings,”
Kiesel said. “It’s going to be a better
return for the property owner.”
At capacity?
But Councilman Steve Okamoto
thinks approving more housing devel-
opments needs to be about more than
the bottom line.
Okamoto said after the failure of the
San Mateo-Foster City Elementary
School District’s Measure P bond pro-
posal last November, the city doesn’t
have much to reinvest in the school
system right now.
“With all these new residences, I
think it’s a great idea because we like to
attract as many residents as possible.
But until we solve the overcrowding of
the schools situation, I can not
approve any more residences,”
Okamoto said.
If the site is redeveloped, many of the
current tenants would be displaced and,
if they wanted to return, it would likely
be at a much higher rate, Okamoto said.
Okamoto agrees the city’s shopping
centers need to be more coordinated and
said having three similar restaurants at
a single location isn’t going to pro-
vide a solid retail base.
Based on the impacts it would have
on the residents, EHC likely postponed
its pre-application to get more commu-
nity input before presenting it to the
council, Okamoto said.
Banks said when the developer
returns to start the pre-application
process, the public and council will be
given ample opportunity to partici-
pate.
“This process is set so the City
Council and public can get an early
input into the project before [the devel-
oper] starts the formal process,” Banks
said. “It also gives them, the appli-
cant, some initial feedback before they
go and further refine the project and go
before the Planning Commission to
start the approval process.”
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203 Public Notices
LIEN SALE - On 06/09/2014 at 2750 EL
CAMINO REAL REDWOOD CITY, CA a
Lien Sale will be held on a 1991 FER-
RARI VIN: ZFFRK33AM0088602
STATE: CA LIC: MRLISTA at 9am.
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF
THE USE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT #M-236009
The following person is abandoning the
use of the fictitious business name: KM2
Communications, 220 S. Spruce Ave.,
Ste 202, South San Francisco, CA
94080. The fictitious business name was
filed on 11/09/2009 in the county of San
Mateo. The business was conducted by:
Bryan Kingston, 190 Escabra Ave., EL
GRANADA, CA 94018. The business
was conducted by a Corporation.
/s/ Bryan Kingston /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 05/15/2014. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 05/16/2014,
05/23/2014, 05/30/2014, 06/06/2014).
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Change, Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce
Summons, Notice of Public Sales, and More.
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NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS
Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 501 Primrose Road,
Burlingame, California, until 2:00 P.M., on June 12, 2014 and will, at 2:00 P.M. on that date, be
publicly opened and read at the City Hall, in Conference Room "B" for:
BURLINGAME AVENUE, BROADWAY, ADELINE DRIVE AND PENINSULA AVENUE WATER
MAIN IMPROVEMENTS, CITY PROJECT NO. 83500 and 83640, within the City of Burlingame,
San Mateo County, California.
Plans and Specifications covering the work may be obtained at the office of ARC, 1100 Industrial
Road, Unit 13, San Carlos, CA 94070 (650-631-2310). ARC charges a non-refundable fee of ap-
proximately $80 for the Contract Documents.
The work shall consists of installing approximately 1,750 linear feet of new 6-inch, 650 linear feet
of new 8-inch, and 100 linear feet of new 12-inch Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Ductile Iron water
main on Burlingame Avenue between El Camino Real and Occidental Avenue, Broadway be-
tween Vancouver Avenue and Armsby Way, and Adeline Drive between Hillside Drive and Vista
Lane in the City of Burlingame and San Mateo County; and approximately 720 linear feet of new
12-inch Ductile Iron water main on Peninsula Avenue between North Amphlett Boulevard and
Humboldt Road in the City of San Mateo. The existing 4-inch and 6-inch water mains will be
abandoned in place. The construction method is anticipated to be conventional open trench and
the water main will typically be installed at three to five feet depth of cover.
Special Provisions, Specifications and Plans, including minimum wage rates to be paid in com-pli-
ance with Section 1773.2 of the California Labor Code and related provisions, may be inspected
in the office of the City Engineer during normal working hours at City Hall, 501 Primrose Road,
Burlin-game, California.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 2:00 P.M., City Hall, Conference Room “B” on
June 2, 2014.
The Contractor shall possess a Class A license prior to submitting a bid. All work specified in this
project shall be completed within 105 working days from date of the Notice to Proceed.
Kevin Okada, P.E.
Senior Civil Engineer
DATE OF POSTING: May 16, 2014
TIME OF COMPLETION FOR BASE BID: 105 WORKING DAYS
203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 528287
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
CHANGE OF NAME
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO,
400 COUNTY CENTER RD,
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063
PETITION OF
Stephanie May Otis
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
Petitioner Diana E. Lignon filed a petition
with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
Present name: Stephanie May Otis
Propsed Name: Stephanie May Muscat
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons
interested in this matter shall appear be-
fore this court at the hearing indicated
below to show cause, if any, why the pe-
tition for change of name should not be
granted. Any person objecting to the
name changes described above must file
a written objection that includes the rea-
sons for the objection at least two court
days before the matter is scheduled to
be heard and must appear at the hearing
to show cause why the petition should
not be granted. If no written objection is
timely filed, the court may grant the peti-
tion without a hearing. A HEARING on
the petition shall be held on July 1, 2014
at 9 a.m., Dept. PJ, Room 2J, at 400
County Center, Redwood City, CA
94063. A copy of this Order to Show
Cause shall be published at least once
each week for four successive weeks pri-
or to the date set for hearing on the peti-
tion in the following newspaper of gener-
al circulation: Daily Journal
Filed: 05/20/ 2014
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 05/15/2014
(Published, 05/23/14, 05/30/2014,
06/06/2014, 06/13/2014)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260718
The following person is doing business
as: Clean City Water, 320 Michelle Ln.,
DALY CITY, CA 94017 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owners: 1) Matvey
Chaban, same address 2) Zozislau Tsey-
zef, 6312 Shelter Creek Ln. San Bruno,
CA 94066. The business is conducted by
a General Partnership. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 05/07/2014.
/s/ Matvey Chaban /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/07/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/09/14, 05/16/14, 05/23/14 05/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260613
The following person is doing business
as: One Hour Cleaners, 2268 Westbor-
ough Blvd. #305, SOUTH SAN FRAN-
CISCO, CA 94080 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Andrew Kim, 240
Estates Dr., San Bruno, CA 94066. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Andrew Kim /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/30/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14 05/23/14).
203 Public Notices
NOTICE OF
Public Hearings
The San Mateo-Foster
City School District will
hold two separate public
hearings on the proposed
Local Control Accountabili-
ty Plan (LCAP) and the
proposed budget for fiscal
year 2014-15 on Thurs-
day, June 5, 2014 at 7:00
p.m. at the Board Room of
the San Mateo-Foster City
School District Office lo-
cated at 1170 Chess
Drive, Foster City, Califor-
nia. A copy of the LCAP
and the proposed budget
will be available for public
examination at the Busi-
ness Office at the above
location from May 30,
2014 through June 5, 2014
between the hours of 8:00
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any
stakeholder affected by
the LCAP or the San Ma-
teo-Foster City School Dis-
trict budget may appear
before the San Mateo-Fos-
ter City School District
Board of Trustees and
speak to the LCAP or the
proposed budget or any
item therein.
5/23/14
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SAN MATEO DAILY
JOURNAL
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260738
The following person is doing business
as: Taghibagi Dewald Associates, 1108
Edgehill Dr., Ste A, BURLINGAME, CA
94010 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owners: 1) Parissa Taghibagi, same
address 2) Kevin Dewald 1903 Villa Way
South, Reno, NV 89509. The business is
conducted by a General Partnership. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on March 15, 2014.
/s/ Parissa Taghibagi /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/08/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/09/14, 05/16/14, 05/23/14 05/30/14).
203 Public Notices
NOTICE OF INTENT TO
ADOPT A PROPOSED
APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT
FOR THE 2014-2015
FISCAL YEAR OF THE
CITY OF MILLBRAE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV-
EN that the City Council of
the City of Millbrae at its
regularly scheduled meet-
ing to be held on June 10,
2014 at 7:00 p.m., in the
Council Chamber, City
Hall, 621 Magnolia Ave-
nue, Millbrae, California,
will consider the adoption
of its proposed Appropria-
tions Limit for the Fiscal
Year 2014-2015 pursuant
to Article XIIIB of the Cali-
fornia Constitution.
NOTICE IS FURTHER
GIVEN that fifteen (15)
days prior to the Council
meeting at which the Ap-
propriations Limit is pro-
posed to be adopted, cop-
ies of the documentation
used in determining the
proposed Appropriations
Limit for the Fiscal Year
2014-2015 will be on file in
the Office of the City Clerk,
City Hall, 621 Magnolia
Avenue, Millbrae, Califor-
nia, and will be available to
be reviewed and inspected
by the public. All interested
persons are invited to be
present and to be heard
on the proposed adoption
of the Appropriations Limit
at the stated time and
place.
DATED: May 23, 2014
MILLBRAE CITY COUN-
CIL BY: Angela Louis, City
Clerk
5/23/14
CNS-2623916#
SAN MATEO DAILY
JOURNAL
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260519
The following person is doing business
as: Livai Attorney Services, 3110 Sneath
Ln., SAN BRUNO, CA 94066 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Irene
Livai, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Irene Livai /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/22/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14 05/23/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260458
The following person is doing business
as: Sharon Court Consulting, 25 Sharon
Ct., MENLO PARK, CA 94025 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Laurel
Zane, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Laurel Zane /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14 05/23/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260622
The following person is doing business
as: Happy Feet Massage, 240 El Camino
Real, BELMONT, CA 94002 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Qi
Wen Deng, same address. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Qi Wen Deng /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/30/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/02/14, 05/09/14, 05/16/14 05/23/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260723
The following person is doing business
as: Heisei Sha, 179 Kelton Avenue, SAN
CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Kazue Vedder,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by an Individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on 05/07/2014.
/s/ Kazue Vedder/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/07/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/09/14, 05/16/14, 05/23/14 05/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260651
The following person is doing business
as: Zell & Associates, 533 Airport Blvd.,
4th Flr., BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: Dennis Zell, 1800 Ashton Ave., Bur-
lingame, CA 94010. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 04/30/2014.
/s/ Dennis Zell /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/09/14, 05/16/14, 05/23/14 05/30/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260665
The following person is doing business
as: K n R Janitorial, 1504 Hess Rd.RED-
WOOD CITY, CA 94061 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Rudy Sa-
gastume, same address. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Rudy Sagastume /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/02/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260807
The following person is doing business
as: Lumilux Photography, 2044 St. Fran-
cis Way, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Dan Wadleigh, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on 2011.
/s/ Dan Wadleigh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/14/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260783
The following person is doing business
as: Safaei Design Group, 129 Kelton
Ave., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is here-
by registered by the following owner:
Amirsalar Moazzensafaei, same ad-
dress. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Amirsalar Moazzensafaei /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/13/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260820
The following person is doing business
as: Belmonte Insurance Services, 333
Gellert Blvd Duite 150, DALY CITY, CA
94015 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: RMB Financial, Inc., CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on
/s/ Robert Molina /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260381
The following person is doing business
as: Maximas Cleaning System, 950 Main
St., #201, REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
is hereby registered by the following
owner: Juan A. Romero and Maria Laura
Romero, same address. The business is
conducted by a Married Couple. The reg-
istrants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Juan A. Romero /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/14/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260821
The following person is doing business
as: KM2 Communications, 190 Escabra
Ave., EL GRANADA, CA 94018 is here-
by registered by the following owners:
Bryan Kingston, same address and Ke-
vin Mullin, 826 Stonegate Dr., South San
Francisco, CA 94080. The business is
conducted by a Joint Venture. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Bryan Kingston/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260460
The following person is doing business
as: Marq After Darq, 58 N. El Camino
Real, #215 SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Mark Edward Adams, same address.
The business is conducted by an Individ-
ual. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Mark Edward Adams /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260727
The following person is doing business
as: Assista Home Health, 2006 Pioneer
Ct., SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Assis-
ta Home Health Care, LLC, CA. The
business is conducted by a Limited Libili-
ty Company. The registrants commenced
to transact business under the FBN on
04/01/2014.
/s/ Ernesto Torrejon /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/08/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260596
The following person is doing business
as: Assista Hospice Care, 2006 Pioneer
Ct., SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Assis-
ta Hospice Care, LLC, CA. The business
is conducted by a Limited Libility Compa-
ny. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on
04/01/2014.
/s/ Ernesto Torrejon /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/29/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/16/14, 05/23/14, 05/30/14 06/06/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260781
The following person is doing business
as: Peninsula Fine Homes, 428 Peninsu-
la Ave. #A, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Jonny Heckenberg, 1964 Whie Oak
Way, San Carlos, CA 94070. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Johnny Heckenberg /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/23/14, 05/30/14, 06/06/14 06/13/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260881
The following person is doing business
as: HJ Trading Co, 3879 Radburn Dr.,
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Hui Jin, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Hui Jin/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/20/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/23/14, 05/30/14, 06/06/14 06/13/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260877
The following person is doing business
as: TMG Creative, 432 North Canal St.,
Ste 12, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
94080 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Total Media Group, Inc., CA.
The business is conducted by a Corpora-
tion. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on.
/s/ Jack Hsu /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 05/20/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
05/23/14, 05/30/14, 06/06/14 06/13/14).
NOTICE OF PETITION TO
ADMINISTER ESTATE OF
Sang Jun Lee
Case Number: 124358
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
tingent creditors, and persons who may
otherwise be interested in the will or es-
tate, or both, of: Sang Jun Lee. A Petition
for Probate has been filed by Jung Hyun
Lee in the Superior Court of California,
County of San Mateo. The Petition for
Probate requests that Jung Hyun Lee be
appointed as personal representative to
administer the estate of the decedent.
The petition requests authority to admin-
ister the estate under the Independent
Administration of Estates Act. (This au-
thority will allow the personal representa-
tive to take many actions without obtain-
ing court approval. Before taking certain
very important actions, however, the per-
sonal representative will be required to
give notice to interested persons unless
they have waived notice or consented to
the proposed action.) The independent
administration authority will be granted
unless an interested person files an ob-
jection to the petition and shows good
cause why the court should not grant the
authority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in
this court as follows: July 8, 2014 at 9:00
a.m., Dept. 28, Superior Court of Califor-
nia, County of San Mateo, 400 County
Center, Redwood City, CA 94063.
If you object to the granting of the peti-
tion, you should appear at the hearing
and state your objections or file written
objections with the court before the hear-
ing. Your appearance may be in person
or by your attorney.
If you are a creditor or a contingent cred-
itor of the decedent, you must file your
claim with the court and mail a copy to
the personal representative appointed by
the court within the later of either (1) four
months from the date of first issuance of
letters to a general personal representa-
tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
from the date of mailing or personal de-
livery to you of a notice under section
9052 of the California Probate Code.
Other California statutes and legal au-
thority may affect your rights as a cred-
itor. You may want to consult with an at-
torney knowledgeable in California law.
You may examine the file kept by the
court. If you are a person interested in
the estate, you may file with the court a
Request for Special Notice (form DE-
154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
praisal of estate assets or of any petition
or account as provided in Probate Code
section 1250. A Request for Special No-
tice form is available from the court clerk.
Attorney for Petitioner:
John C. Martin
1145 Merrill St.
MENLO PARK, CA 94025
(650)329-9500
Dated: May 21, 2014
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
on May 23, 30, June 6, 2014.
27 Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
203 Public Notices
SUMMONS
(CITACION JUDICIAL)
CASE NUMBER: CLJ477559
NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (Aviso Al De-
mandado):Carolyn M. Williams, an Indi-
vidual; and Does 1-100 inclusive
You are being sued by plaintiff: (Lo esta
demandando el demandante): PerSolve,
LLC, a limited liability company, dba Ac-
count Resolution Associates
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court
may decide against you without your be-
ing heard unless you respond within 30
days. Read the information below.
You have 30 calendar days after this
summons and legal papers are served
on you to file a written response at the
court and have a copy served on the
plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not pro-
tect you. Your written response must be
in proper legal form if you want the court
to hear your case. There may be a court
form that you can use for your response.
You can find these court forms and more
information at the California Courts On-
line Self-Help Center
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your
county law library, or the courthouse
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver
form. If you do not file your response on
time, you may lose the case by default,
and your wages, money, and property
may be taken without further warning
from the court.
There are other legal requirements. You
may want to call an attorney right away.
If you do not know an attorney, you may
want to call an attorney referral service.
If you cannot afford an attorney, you may
be eligible for free legal services from a
nonprofit legal services program. You
can locate these nonprofit groups at the
California Legal Services Web site
(www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the Califor-
nia Courts Online Self-Help Center
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by
contacting your local court or county bar
association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
utory lien for waived fees and costs on
any settlement or arbitration award of
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The
court’s lien must be paid before the court
will dismiss the case.
AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-
sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede
decidir en su contra sin escuchar su ver-
sion. Lea la informacion a continuacion.
Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de
que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles
legales para presentar una respuesta por
escrito en esta corte y hacer que se en-
tregue ena copia al demandante. Una
carta o una llamada telefonica no lo pro-
tegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene
que estar en formato legal correcto si de-
sea que procesen su caso en la corte.
Es posible que haya un formulario que
usted pueda usar para su respuesta.
Puede encontrar estos formularios de la
corte y mas informacion en el Centro de
Ayuda de las Cortes de California
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/),
en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado
o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si
no puede pagar la cuota de presenta-
cion, pida al secretario de la corte que le
de un formulario de exencion de pago de
cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a
tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum-
plimiento y la corte le podra quitar su su-
eldo, dinero y bienes sin mas adverten-
cia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es re-
comendable que llame a un abogado in-
mediatamente. Si no conoce a un abo-
dado, puede llamar a de servicio de re-
mision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a
un abogado, es posible que cumpia con
los requisitos para obtener servicios le-
gales gratuitos de un programa de servi-
cios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede
encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro
en el sitio web de California Legal Serv-
ices Web site
(www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro
de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/)
o poniendose en contacto con la corte o
el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO:
Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar
las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer
un gravamen sobre cualquier recupera-
cion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida
mediante un acuerdo o una concesion
de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil.
Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte
antes de que la corte pueda desechar el
caso.
The name and address of the court is:
(El nombre y direccion de la corte es):
MAIN COURTHOUSE - HALL OF JUS-
TICE, 400 County Center, Redwood City,
CA 94063-1655
The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff
without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direc-
cion y numero de telefono del abogado
del demandante, o del demandante que
no tiene abogado, es):
Alaine Patti-Jelsvik, SBN 194748,
PerSolve, LLC a limited Liability Compa-
ny, dba Account Resolution Associates
9301 Winnetka Avenue, Ste. B
CHATSWORTH, CA 91311
(818)534-3100
Date: (Fecha) Oct. 16, 2012
G. Marquez Deputy
(Adjunto)
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
May 23, 30, June 6, 13, 2014.
210 Lost & Found
FOUND - silver locket on May 6, Crest-
view and Club Dr. Call to describe:
(650)598-0823
210 Lost & Found
FOUND: KEYS (3) on ring with 49'ers
belt clip. One is car key to a Honda.
Found in Home Depot parking lot in San
Carlos on Sunday 2/23/14. Call 650 490-
0921 - Leave message if no answer.
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 Lunardi’s market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
(650)326-2772.
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
Books
16 BOOKS on History of WWII Excellent
condition. $95 all obo, (650)345-5502
50 SHADES of Grey Trilogy, Excellent
Condition $25. (650)615-0256
BOOK "LIFETIME" WW1 $12.,
(408)249-3858
JONATHAN KELLERMAN - Hardback
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
RICHARD NORTH Patterson 5 Hard-
back Books @$3 each (650)341-1861
TRAVIS MCGEE (Wikipedia) best mys-
teries 18 classic paperbacks for $25.
Steve (650) 518-6614
295 Art
5 prints, nude figures, 14” x 18”, signed
Andrea Medina, 1980s. $40/all. SOLD!
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
POSTER, LINCOLN, advertising Honest
Ale, old stock, green and black color.
$15. (650)348-5169
296 Appliances
COIN-OP GAS DRYER - $100., SOLD!
HOOD, G.E. Good condition, clean,
white.. $30. (650)348-5169
OMELETTE MAKER $10. also hot pock-
ets, etc. EZ clean 650-595-3933
PONDEROSA WOOD STOVE, like
new, used one load for only 14 hours.
$1,200. Call (650)333-4400
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
RED DEVIL VACUUM CLEANER - $25.,
(650)593-0893
SANYO MINI REFRIGERATOR- $40.,
(415)346-6038
297 Bicycles
GIRLS BIKE 18” Pink, Looks New, Hard-
ly Used $80 (650)293-7313
297 Bicycles
MAGNA 26” Female Bike, like brand
new cond $80. (650)756-9516. Daly City
298 Collectibles
1920'S AQUA Glass Beaded Flapper
Purse (drawstring bag) & Faux Pearl
Flapper Collar. $50. 650-762-6048
1940 VINTAGE telephone bench maple
antiques collectibles $75 (650)755-9833
1982 PRINT 'A Tune Off The Top Of My
Head' 82/125 $80 (650) 204-0587
2 VINTAGE Light Bulbs circa 1905. Edi-
son Mazda Lamps. Both still working -
$50 (650)-762-6048
4 NOLAN RYAN - Uncut Sheets, Rare
Gold Cards $90 (650)365-3987
400 YEARBOOKS - Sports Illustrated
Sports Book 70-90’s $90 all (650)365-
3987
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
(650)345-1111
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
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
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
299 Computers
1982 TEXAS Instruments TI-99/4A com-
puter, new condition, complete accesso-
ries, original box. $75. (650)676-0974
300 Toys
14 HOTWHEELS - Redline, 32
Ford/Mustang/Corv. $90 all (650)365-
3987
K'NEX BUILDING ideas $30. (650)622-
6695
LEGO DUPLO Set ages 1 to 5. $30
(650)622-6695
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15” boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
345-3277
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
SMALL WOOD dollhouse 4 furnished
rooms. $35 650-558-8142
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
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.,
SOLD!
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL/ARCADE Coffee
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18” high, $70
(650)387-4002
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
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72” x 40” , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
elled glass, $700. (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
DVD PLAYER, $25. Call (650)558-0206
303 Electronics
20” SONY TRINITRON TV - very good
cond., picture and sound. Remote. Not
flat. ** SOLD to a Daily Journal reader!**
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
BLUETOOTH WITH CHARGER - like
new, $20., (415)410-5937
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
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
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with re-
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
SONY TRINITRON 21” Color TV. Great
Picture and Sound. $39. (650)302-2143
WESTINGHOUSE 32” Flatscreen TV,
model#SK32H240S, with HDMI plug in
and remote, excellent condition. Two
available, $175 each. (650)400-4174
304 Furniture
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
3 PIECE cocktail table with 2 end tables,
glass tops. good condition, $99.
(650)574-4021l
ANODYZED BRONZE ETEGERE Tall
banker’s rack. Beautiful style; for plants
flowers sculptures $70 (415)585-3622
BED RAIL, Adjustable. For adult safety
like new $95 (650)343-8206
CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
CHAIRS, WITH Chrome Frame, Brown
Vinyl seats $15.00 each. (650)726-5549
COMPUTER DESK $25 , drawer for key-
board, 40" x 19.5" (619)417-0465
CRAFTSMAN 18-IN.REEL mower in
very good condition $40.(650)756-9516
Daly City
DINETTE SET, Seats 4, Oak wood up-
holstered chairs $99. (650)574-4021
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DISPLAY CABINET 72”x 21” x39 1/2”
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
(650)591-3313
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.
EZ CHAIR, large, $15. Call
(650)558-0206
FLAT TOP DESK, $35.. Call
(650)558-0206
FREE SOFA and love seat set. good
condtion (650)630-2329
FULL SIZE mattress & box in very good
condition $80.(650)756-9516. Daly City
KITCHEN CABINETS - 3 metal base
kitchen cabinets with drawers and wood
doors, $99., (650)347-8061
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
each, (650)592-7483
LOVE SEAT, Upholstered pale yellow
floral $99. (650)574-4021
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
NICHOLS AND Stone antique brown
spindle wood rocking chair. $99
650 302 2143
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
(650)726-6429
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - NEW $80
OBO RETAIL $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
PORTABLE JEWELRY display case
wood, see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 in-
ches. (650)592-2648.
RECLINER LA-Z-BOY Dark green print
fabric, medium size. 27” wide $60.
(650)343-8206
304 Furniture
ROCKING CHAIR fine light, oak condi-
tion with pads, $85.OBO 650 369 9762
ROCKING CHAIR Great condition,
1970’s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
(650)716-3337
SEWING TABLE, folding, $20. Call
(650)558-0206
SOFA - excelleNT condition. 8 ft neutral
color $99 OBO (650)345-5644
SOLID WOOD BOOKCASE 33” x 78”
with flip bar ask $75 obo (650)743-4274
SOLID WOOD BOOKCASE 33” x 78”
with flip bar ask $75 obo (650)743-4274
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
TEA/ UTILITY CART, $15. (650)573-
7035, (650)504-6057
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, Oak Wood on wheels, with
inclosed cabinet $40. (650)574-4021
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
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
WOOD BOOKCASE, 3-shelf, very good
condition, 40" wide x 39" tall x 10" deep.
$35. 650-861-0088.
306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE” decorator urn
"Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
$25., (650)868-0436
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
(650)368-3037
COOKING POTS(2) stainless steel, tem-
perature-resistent handles, 21/2 & 4 gal.
$5 for both. (650) 574-3229.
HOUSE HEATER Excellent condition.
Works great. Must sell. $30.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
NEW FLOURESCENT lights, ten T-12
tubes, only $2.50 ea 650-595-3933
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
QUEENSIZE BEDSPREAD w/2 Pillow
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
REVERSIBLE KING BEDSPREAD bur-
gundy; for the new extra deep beds. New
$60 (415)585-3622
SINGER ELECTRONIC sewing machine
model #9022. Cord, foot controller
included. $99 O.B.O. (650)274-9601 or
(650)468-6884
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
307 Jewelry & Clothing
COSTUME JEWELRY Earrings $25.00
Call: 650-368-0748
LADIES GLOVES - gold lame' elbow
length gloves, size 7.5, $15. new,
(650)868-0436
308 Tools
BLACK & Decker 17" Electric Hedge
Trimmer. Like new. $20. 650-326-2235.
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
CRAFTMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 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
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
LOG CHAIN (HEAVY DUTY) 14' $75
(650)948-0912
308 Tools
WHEELBARROW. BRAND new, never
used. Wood handles. $50 or best offer.
(650) 595-4617
309 Office Equipment
CANON ALL in One Photo Printer PIX-
MA MP620 Never used. In original box
$150 (650)477-2177
CANON COPIER, $55. Call
(650)558-0206
310 Misc. For Sale
ARTIFICIAL FICUS TREE 6 ft. life like,
full branches. in basket $55.
(650)269-3712
CHEESE SET 6 small and 1 large plate
Italian design never used Ceramica Cas-
tellania $25. (650)644-9027
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
FLOWER POT w/ 10 Different cute
succulents, $5.(650)952-4354
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
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
IGLOO COOLER - 3 gallon beverage
cooler, new, still in box, $15.,
(650)345-3840
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
LITTLE PLAYMATE by IGLOO 10"x10",
cooler includes icepak. $20
(650)574-3229
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
NATIVITY SET, new, beautiful, ceramic,
gold-trimmed, 11-pc.,.asking: $50.
Call: 650-345-3277 /message
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
NEW SONICARE Toothbrush in box 3e
series, rechargeable, $49 650-595-3933
OVAL MIRROR $10 (650)766-4858
SHOWER DOOR custom made 48” x 69”
$70 (650)692-3260
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
WICKER PICNIC basket, mint condition,
handles, light weight, pale tan color.
$10.00 (650)578-9208
311 Musical Instruments
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
HAILUN PIANO for sale, brand new, ex-
cellent condition. $6,000. (650)308-5296
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
KAMAKA CONCERT sized Ukelele,
w/friction tuners, solid Koa wood body,
made in Hawaii, 2007 great tone, excel-
lent condition, w/ normal wear & tear.
$850. (650)342-5004
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40” high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
(650)593-7001
YAMAHA PIANO, Upright, Model M-305,
$750. Call (650)572-2337
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
315 Wanted to Buy
WANTED SILVER Dollars
(650)492-1298
28 Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ACROSS
1 Meddle, in a
way
7 Regarding
11 Shakes at rehab
14 Carelessness?
15 Skater Michelle
16 P-like letter
17 No ordinary
creation
19 2008 govt.
bailout recipient
20 Some Super
Bowl highlights
21 Typical leader?
22 Send an IM to
23 More than glance
over
24 “__ Tonk
Women”
25 Golfer’s concern
28 Get ready on the
golf course
30 Pelican relative
31 Like the action in
“High Noon”
34 NFL’s Jim Brown
et al.
35 Colonial
environment?
38 __ patch
39 Walls are an
important part of
it
41 Drop-down item
42 Cartoon mouse
43 Instrument for
Jimmy Dorsey
46 “The Hot Zone”
subject
48 ’90s sitcom
neighborhood
50 Gossamer
51 Like some
livestock
52 “__ Am”: 2007
Alicia Keys
album
55 “For shame!”
56 Pub purchases,
and a hint to this
puzzle’s circled
letters
58 Pickax picking
59 Yemeni seaport
60 Tout’s tidbit
61 “Opposed”
62 Kid
63 Entry for Ripley
DOWN
1 Hindu god of
desire
2 Air, for one
3 Largemouth __
4 Long-haired
cousin
5 Debussy work,
across the
English Channel
6 Allergy
medication brand
7 Director
Kurosawa
8 Southern brew
9 __ salad
10 “Story of My Life”
band __
Direction
11 Refuse
transports
12 Aptly named
Final Jeopardy!
theme song
13 “Never eat __
waffles””
compass point
mnemonic
18 Exec’s extra
22 Show some lip?
23 TV pledge drive
holder
24 Navigation
location
25 “Back to the
Future” bully
26 Group whose
second letter is
often written
backwards
27 Record player
29 Exaggerated
feature in Obama
caricatures
31 ’60s atty. general
32 Suvari of
“American Pie”
33 __ de vie: French
brandies
35 Spelling word?
36 Neither partner
37 Places for action
figures
40 Serpentine
41 “Eat __ chikin”:
Chick-fil-A slogan
43 “Put __ on it!”
44 Cry from a nest?
45 Steering system
component
46 Entertainer John,
whose middle
name is
Hercules
47 Iraqi seaport
49 It happens
51 Tarry
52 Lock opening?
53 Satiric bit
54 Traveling game
56 Coll. focus
57 “__ be an honor”
By Sam Ezersky
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
05/23/14
05/23/14
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
xwordeditor@aol.com
315 Wanted to Buy
WE BUY
Gold, Silver, Platinum
Always True & Honest values
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
650-697-2685
316 Clothes
ALPINESTAR JEANS - Tags Attached.
Twin Stitched. Knee Protection. Never
Used! Blue/Grey Sz34 $65. (650)357-
7484
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
DAINESE BOOTS - Zipper/Velcro Clo-
sure. Cushioned Ankle. Reflective Strip.
Excellent Condition! Unisex EU40 $65.
(650)357-7484
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
316 Clothes
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
(650)341-8342
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
NIKE PULLOVER mens heavy jacket
Navy Blue & Red, Reg. price $200 sell-
ing for $59 (650)692-3260
PROM PARTY Dress, Long sleeveless
size 6, magenta, with shawl like new $40
obo (650)349-6059
VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new
beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622
VINTAGE 1970’S GRECIAN MADE
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
317 Building Materials
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
318 Sports Equipment
BAMBOO FLY rod 9 ft 2 piece good
condition South Bend brand. $50
(650)591-6842
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50. (650)637-
0930
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
DIGITAL PEDOMETER, distance, calo-
ries etc. $7.50 650-595-3933
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler $20.
(650)345-3840
HJC MOTORCYCLE Helmet, size large,
perfect cond $29 650-595-3933
IN-GROUND BASKETBALL hoop, fiber-
glass backboard, adjustable height, $80
obo 650-364-1270
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
NORDIC TRACK Pro, $95. Call
(650)333-4400
318 Sports Equipment
NORDIC TRACK 505, Excellent condi-
tion but missing speed dial (not nec. for
use) $35. 650-861-0088.
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
(650)368-3037
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
WOMEN'S LADY Cougar gold iron set
set - $25. (650)348-6955
322 Garage Sales
GARAGE SALE
Saturday, May 24 ONLY
10:30- 3PM
(No early birds please)
620 Portsmouth Lane
Foster City
(X street Greenwich)
Fireplace Set, Set of China,
Silkscreen Paintings,
Kitchen & Household ware,
Tools, hardware, furniture,
Cookbooks & lots of books,
board games
MOVING SALE
Lots of stuff, furniture, books, clothing,
hosuehold items, rugs,
SAT & SUN
MAY 24 & 25
Starts at 9am
609 N. Claremont
San Mateo
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
325 Estate Sales
ESTATE SALE
516 Cambridge St,
Belmont
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
9am-3pm
335 Garden Equipment
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
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 $79
(415)971-7555
345 Medical Equipment
PRIDE MECHANICAL Lift Chair, hardly
used. Paid $950. Asking $350 orb est of-
fer. SOLD!
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
(415)410-5937
WALKER WITH basket $30. Invacare
Excellent condition (650)622-6695
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
(650)834-2583
379 Open Houses
OPEN HOUSE
LISTINGS
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
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.
470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660
Rooms For Rent
Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49.- $59.daily + tax
$294.-$322. weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal
620 Automobiles
Don’t lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
Just $40
We’ll run it
‘til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com
CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.
DODGE ‘99 Van, Good Condition,
$4,500 OBO (650)481-5296
HONDA ‘96 LX SD Parts Car, all power,
complete, runs. $1000 OBO, Jimmie
Cassey (650)271-1056 or
(650)481-5296 - Joe Fusilier
MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
OLDSMOBILE ‘99 Intrigue, green, 4
door sedan, 143K miles. **SOLD!**
(650)740-6007.
VOLVO ‘85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
625 Classic Cars
FORD ‘63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
VOLVO ‘85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
630 Trucks & SUV’s
DODGE ‘01 DURANGO, V-8 SUV, 1
owner, dark blue, CLEAN! $5,000/obo.
Call (650)492-1298
FORD ‘98 EXPLORER 6 cylinder, 167K
miles, excellent condition, good tires,
good brakes, very dependable! $2000 or
best offer. Moving, must sell! Call
(650)274-4337
635 Vans
‘67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
(650)364-1374
635 Vans
DODGE ‘90 RAM PASSENGER VAN,
B-150, V-8, automatic, seats 8, good
condition, $1,700. SOLD!.
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
1973 FXE Harley Shovel Head 1400cc
stroked & balanced motor. Runs perfect.
Low milage, $6,600 Call (650)369-8013
BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
650-995-0003
MOTORCYCLE GLOVES - Excellent
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
(650)223-7187
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
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
(415)999-4947
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
SNOW CHAIN cables made by Shur
Grip - brand new-never used. In the
original case. $25 650-654-9252.
SNOW CHAINS metal cambell brand
never used 2 sets multi sizes $20 each
obo (650)591-6842
680 Autos Wanted
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 Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Cabinetry
Cleaning
Concrete
by Greenstarr
Rambo
Concrete
Works
• Walkways
• Driveways
• Patios
• Colored
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• Block Walls
• Retaining walls
• Stamped Concrete
• Ornamental concrete
• Swimming pool removal
Tom 650.834.2365
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Dry Rot • Decks • Fences
• Handyman • Painting
• Bath Remodels & much more
Based in N. Peninsula
Free Estimates ... Lic# 913461
O’SULLIVAN
CONSTRUCTION
• New Construction,
• Remodeling,
• Kitchen/Bathrooms,
• Decks/ Fences
(650)589-0372
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
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
Electricians
ALL ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
650-322-9288
for all your electrical needs
ELECTRIC SERVICE GROUP
ELECTRICIAN
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Troubleshooting,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
INSIDE OUT ELECTRIC INC
Service Upgrades
Remodels / Repairs
The tradesman you will
trust and recommend
Lic# 808182
(650)515-1123
Gardening
KEEP YOUR LAWN
LOOKING GREEN
Time to Aerate your lawn
We also do seed/sod of lawns
Spring planting
Sprinklers and irrigation
Pressure washing
Call Robert
STERLING GARDENS
650-703-3831 Lic #751832
Flooring
SHOP
AT HOME
WE WILL
BRING THE
SAMPLES
TO YOU.
Call for a
FREE in-home
estimate
FLAMINGO’S FLOORING
CARPET
VINYL
LAMINATE
TILE
HARDWOOD
650-655-6600
SLATER FLOORS
. Restore old floors to new
. Dustless Sanding
. Install new custom & refinished
hardwood floors
Licensed. Bonded. Insured
www.slaterfloors.com
(650) 593-3700
Showroom by appointment
Gutters
O.K.’S RAINGUTTER
New Rain Gutter, Down Spouts,
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Free Gutter & Roof Inspections
Friendly Service
10% Senior Discount
CA Lic# 794353/Bonded
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(650)556-9780
Handy Help
AAA HANDYMAN
& MORE
Since 1985
Repairs • Maintenance • Painting
Carpentry • Plumbing • Electrical
All Work Guaranteed
(650) 995-4385
Handy Help
DISCOUNT HANDYMAN
& PLUMBING
Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
(650)296-0568
Free Estimates
Lic.#834170
FLORES HANDYMAN
Serving you is a privilege
Painting Interior & Exterior • Base
Boards • New Fence • Plumbing
Solutions • Tile • Window Glass
• Garbage Disposal
Call today for your free estimate
(650) 274-6133
Bus Lic# 41942
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
AAA RATED!
INDEPENDENT HAULERS
$40 & UP
HAUL
Since 1988/Licensed & Insured
Monthly Specials
Fast, Dependable Service
Free Estimates
A+ BBB Rating
(650)341-7482
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
Hauling
by Greenstarr
&
Chris’s Hauling
• Yard clean up - attic,
basement
• Junk metal removal
including cars, trucks and
motorcycles
• Demolition
• Concrete removal
• Excavation
• Swimming pool removal
Tom 650. 834. 2365
Chri s 415. 999. 1223
Licensed Bonded and Insured
www.yardboss.net
Since 1985 License # 752250
Landscaping
by Greenstarr
Yard Boss
• Complete landscape
maintenance and removal
• Full tree care including
hazard evaluation,
trimming, shaping,
removal and stump
grinding
• Retaining walls
• Ornamental concrete
• Swimming pool removal
Tom 650. 834. 2365
Licensed Bonded and Insured
www.yardboss.net
Since 1985 License # 752250
NATE LANDSCAPING
• Tree Service • Fence Deck
• Paint • Pruning & Removal
• New Lawn • All concrete
• Ret. Wall • Pavers
• Yard clean-up & Haul
Free Estimate
(650)353-6554
Lic. #973081
Painting
JON LA MOTTE
PAINTING
Interior & Exterior
Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates
(650)368-8861
Lic #514269
Painting
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!
SEWER PIPES
Installation of Trenchless Pipes,
Water Heaters, Faucets,
Toilets, Sinks, & Re-pipes
(650)461-0326
Screens
DON’T SHARE
YOUR HOUSE
WITH BUGS!
We repair and install all types of
Window & Door Screens
Free Estimates
(650)299-9107
PENINSULA SCREEN SHOP
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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
TILE CONTRACTOR
Bathroom Remodeling
Tile Installation
Lic. #938359 References
(650)921-1597
www.tileexpress
company.com
Window Washing
Windows
Notices
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tor’s State License Board. State law also
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in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
Attorneys
Law Office of Jason Honaker
BANKRUPTCY
Chapter 7 &13
Call us for a consultation
650-259-9200
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Clothing
$5 CHARLEY'S
Sporting apparel from your
49ers, Giants & Warriors,
low prices, large selection.
450 W. San Bruno Ave.
San Bruno
(650)771-6564
Dental Services
ALBORZI, DDS, MDS, INC.
$500 OFF INVISALIGN TREATMENT
a clear alternative to braces even for
patients who have
been told that they were not invisalign
candidates
235 N SAN MATEO DR #300,
SAN MATEO
(650)342-4171
MILLBRAE SMILE CENTER
Valerie de Leon, DDS
Implant, Cosmetic and
Family Dentistry
Spanish and Tagalog Spoken
(650)697-9000
15 El Camino Real,
MILLBRAE, CA
RUSSO DENTAL CARE
Dental Implants
Free Consultation& Panoramic
Digital Survey
1101 El Camino RL ,San Bruno
(650)583-2273
www.russodentalcare.com
Food
CROWNE PLAZA
Foster City-San Mateo
The Clubhouse Bistro
Wedding, Event &
Meeting Facilities
(650) 295-6123
1221 Chess Drive Foster City
Hwy 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit
GET HAPPY!
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Steelhead Brewing Co.
333 California Dr.
Burlingame
(650)344-6050
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JACK’S
RESTAURANT
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
1050 Admiral Ct., #A
San Bruno
(650)589-2222
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PANCHO VILLA
TAQUERIA
Because Flavor Still Matters
365 B Street
San Mateo
www.sfpanchovillia.com
PRIME STEAKS
SUPERB VALUE
BASHAMICHI
Steak & Seafood
1390 El Camino Real
Millbrae
www.bashamichirestaurant.com
Food
SEAFOOD FOR SALE
FRESH OFF THE BOAT
(650) 726-5727
Pillar Point Harbor:
1 Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay
Oyster Point Marina
95 Harbor Master Rd..
South San Francisco
Financial
UNITED AMERICAN BANK
San Mateo , Redwood City,
Half Moon Bay
Call (650)579-1500
for simply better banking
unitedamericanbank.com
Furniture
Bedroom Express
Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real
San Mateo - (650)458-8881
184 El Camino Real
So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221
www.bedroomexpress.com
WESTERN FURNITURE
Everything Marked Down !
601 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA
Mon. - Sat. 10AM -7PM
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Guns
PENINSULA GUNS
(650) 588-8886
Handguns.Shotguns.Rifles
Tactical and
Hunting Accessories
Buy.Sell.Trade
360 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Health & Medical
BACK, LEG PAIN OR
NUMBNESS?
Non-Surgical
Spinal Decompression
Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.
650-231-4754
177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
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DENTAL
IMPLANTS
Save $500 on
Implant Abutment &
Crown Package.
Call Millbrae Dental
for details
650-583-5880
EYE EXAMINATIONS
579-7774
1159 Broadway
Burlingame
Dr. Andrew Soss
OD, FAAO
www.Dr-AndrewSoss.net
NCP COLLEGE OF NURSING
& CAREER COLLEGE
Train to become a Licensed
Vocational Nurse in 12 months or a
Certified Nursing Assistant in as little
as 8 weeks.
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We can treat it
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Call for a free
sleep apnea screening
650-583-5880
Millbrae Dental
Insurance
AANTHEM BLUE
CROSS
www.ericbarrettinsurance.com
Eric L. Barrett,
CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF
President
Barrett Insurance Services
(650)513-5690
CA. Insurance License #0737226
AFFORDABLE
HEALTH INSURANCE
Personal & Professional Service
JOHN LANGRIDGE
(650) 854-8963
Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing
CA License 0C60215
a Diamond Certified Company
Jewelers
INTERSTATE
ALL BATTERY CENTER
570 El Camino Real #160
Redwood City
(650)839-6000
Watch batteries $8.99
including installation.
KUPFER JEWELRY
est. 1979
We Buy Coins, Jewelry, Watches,
Platinum, Diamonds.
Expert fine watch & jewelry repair.
Deal with experts.
1211 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame
www.kupferjewelry.com
(650) 347-7007
Legal Services
LEGAL
DOCUMENTS PLUS
Non-Attorney document
preparation: Divorce,
Pre-Nup, Adoption, Living Trust,
Conservatorship, Probate,
Notary Public. Response to
Lawsuits: Credit Card
Issues, Breach of Contract
Jeri Blatt, LDA #11
Registered & Bonded
(650)574-2087
legaldocumentsplus.com
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
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Loans
REVERSE MORTGAGE
Are you age 62+ & own your
home?
Call for a free, easy to read
brochure or quote
650-453-3244
Carol Bertocchini, CPA
Locks
COMPLETE LOCKSMITH
SERVICES
Full stocked shop
& Mobile van
MILLBRAE LOCK
(650)583-5698
311 El Camino Real
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Massage Therapy
$29
ONE HOUR MASSAGE
(650)354-8010
1030 Curtis St #203,
Menlo Park
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10 am - 10 pm
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667 El Camino Real, Redwood City
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7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm
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• Newly remodeled
• New Masseuses every two
weeks
$50/Hr. Special
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Moss Beach
(Cash Only)
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in Bayhill Shopping Center
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650. 737. 0788
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Body Massage $39.99/hr
Hot Stone Massage $49.99/hr
GRAND OPENING
OSETRA WELLNESS
MASSAGE THERAPY
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UNION SPA
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Brazilian Wax & Body Wax
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7345 Mission St., Daly City
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Pet Services
CATS, DOGS,
POCKET PETS
Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital
Free New Client Exam
(650) 325-5671
www.midpen.com
Open Nights & Weekends
Real Estate Loans
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We Fund Bank Turndowns!
Equity based direct lender
Homes • Multi-family
Mixed-use • Commercial
Good or Bad Credit
Purchase / Refinance/
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Investors welcome
Loan servicing since 1979
650-348-7191
Wachter Investments, Inc.
Real Estate Broker #746683
Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System ID #348268
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Retirement
Independent Living, Assisted Liv-
ing, and Memory Care. full time R.N.
Please call us at (650)742-9150 to
schedule a tour, to pursue your life-
long dream.
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1201 Broadway
Millbrae, Ca 94030
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Schools
HILLSIDE CHRISTIAN
ACADEMY
Where every child is a gift from God
K-8
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South San Francisco
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Seniors
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located in Burlingame
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Hospice Care
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Lic.#4105088251/
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ARE OUR FIRST PRIORITY
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1370 El Camino Real
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Travel
FIGONE TRAVEL
GROUP
(650) 595-7750
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Cruises • Land & Family vacations
Personalized & Experienced
Family Owned & Operated
Since 1939
1495 Laurel St. SAN CARLOS
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WORLD 31
Friday • May 23, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Todd Pitman
and Thanyarat Doksone
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BANGKOK — Without firing a
shot, Thailand’s powerful mili-
tary seized control of this
volatile Southeast Asian nation
Thursday, suspending the consti-
tution and detaining Cabinet
ministers in a risky bid to end
half a year of political upheaval
that many fear will only deepen
the nation’s crisis.
The coup, the second in eight
years, accomplished in a few
minutes what anti-government
protesters backed by the
nat i on’s traditional elite and
staunch royalists had failed to
achieve on the street: the over-
throw of a democratically elected
government they had accused of
corruption.
The new junta leader, army
chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha,
announced he was taking power
almost immediately after talks
between the nation’s bitter polit-
ical rivals — which lasted a mere
four hours over the last two days
— ended in deadlock and the gov-
ernment refused to resign.
Prayuth claimed he had to act to
restore stability and “quickly
bring the situation back to nor-
mal” amid increasing spasms of
violence that together with con-
troversial court rulings had ren-
dered the government powerless
and the country profoundly divid-
ed.
But troubles for Thailand, a
regional economic hub whose
idyllic white-sand beaches and
elephant-filled jungles draw mil-
lions of tourists a year, could be
just beginning.
“We’re likely to see dark days
ahead,” said Thitinan
Pongsudhirak, a political analyst
at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn
University, referring to the pos-
sibility of violent resistance
from the ousted government’s
supporters.
The deposed administration of
acting Prime Minister
Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan,
which was summoned to appear
before the junta Thursday night,
seemed to have gone into hiding
and made no statement condemn-
ing the coup. Four of its minis-
ters, ordered to an army com-
pound for talks earlier in the day,
were in custody, along with top
protest leaders.
Thai military seizes power in bloodless coup
REUTERS
Thai soldiers take control during a coup at the Army Club where Thailand’s
army chief held a meeting with all rival factions in central Bangkok.
Koreas exchange fire near disputed sea boundary
SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korean warships
exchanged artillery fire Thursday in disputed waters off the
western coast, South Korean military officials said, in the
latest sign of rising animosity between the bitter rivals in
recent weeks.
Officials from the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff and
Defense Ministry said a South Korean navy ship was
engaged in a routine patrol near the countries’ disputed mar-
itime boundary in the Yellow Sea when a North Korean navy
ship fired two artillery shells. The shells did not hit the
South Korean ship and fell in waters near it, they said.
The South Korean ship then fired several artillery rounds
in waters near the North Korean ship which also did not hit
it, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity
because of office rules.
South Korea was trying to determine if the North Korean
ship had attempted to hit the South Korean vessel but
missed, or if the shells were not meant to hit the ship.
Officials said that residents on the frontline Yeonpyeong
Island were evacuated to shelters, and fishing ships in the
area were ordered to return to ports. In 2010, North Korea
fired artillery at the island, killing two civilians and two
marines.
Kang Myeong-sung, a Yeonpyeong resident, said in a
phone interview that hundreds of residents were in under-
ground shelters after loudspeakers ordered them there.
Deadliest day for Ukraine troops: 16 slain in raid
BLAHODATNE, Ukraine — In the deadliest raid yet on
Ukrainian troops, pro-Russia insurgents attacked a military
checkpoint Thursday, killing 16 soldiers, and the interim
prime minister accused Moscow of trying to disrupt the
upcoming election for a new president to lead the divided
country out of its crisis.
Arebel commander said one of his fighters also died in the
raid in eastern Ukraine, which left a gruesome scene of
charred military vehicles and scorched bodies near the town
of Volnovakha, 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of the city
of Donetsk.
Witnesses, including a medical worker, said more than 30
Ukrainian troops were wounded, with some in grave condi-
tion. Fighting also raged in at least two other villages.
The armed uprising and the government’s offensive to put
it down have cast a shadow over Sunday’s election, with
Kiev acknowledging it will be impossible to hold the vote
in some areas. In the eastern regions of Donetsk and
Luhansk, where separatists have declared independence and
pledged to derail the vote, election workers reported threats
and interference from gunmen.
Syrian tanks roll into Aleppo prison grounds
BEIRUT — Syrian tanks backed by massive air power
rolled into the grounds of a sprawling prison in Aleppo on
Thursday, breaking a yearlong rebel siege and allowing
President Bashar Assad’s forces to close in on a nearby rebel
command center.
State TV showed troops celebrating inside the prison
complex, showcasing a rare government triumph in the
mostly rebel-held north less than two weeks before
President Bashar Assad’s expected re-election.
The Syrian army has made gains around the capital,
Damascus, seat of Assad’s power, and in the center of the
country. It has now turned its attention to the north and
rebel-held parts of the south, where it seeks to advance
ahead of the June 3 vote dismissed by Western powers as a
sham.
Amonumental army push would be needed to take Aleppo,
Syria’s largest city, and that is very unlikely to happen in
the next few weeks. But the army advances are a sign that
the momentum in the city may be shifting decisively in
favor of the government.
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