Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula
By Julia Cheever
San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry
Brown to remove California Public Utilities
Commission President Michael Peevey
from office, alleging that recently disclosed
emails show “illegal and illicit” private
communications with PG&E.
The commission is conducting three pro-
ceedings investigating
PG&E’s role in a 2010
natural-gas pipeline
explosion that killed
eight people and injured
66 others in San Bruno.
San Bruno officials say
that emails released by
the CPUC last week show
at least 41 private emails
between PG&E officials
and Peevey related to reg-
ulatory matters, includ-
ing a proposed fine for
PG&E that could amount
to more than $2 billion.
The emails “revealed
the extent of a relation-
ship much deeper and
more shocking than
even we originally feared,” Mayor Jim
Ruane said at a news conference Monday
morning outside the CPUC’s headquarters in
San Francisco.
The confidential emails “demonstrate that
the CPUC process is corrupted and that the
agency has lost its ability to carry out its
mandated regulatory functions as a watch-
San Bruno takes CPUC to task
City officials seek removal of president after email shows ‘cozy’relationship with PG&E
Man pleads
no contest to
killing puppy
No more than three years
prison, attorney says client
has history of mental illness
By Michelle Durand
ARedwood City man accused of tortur-
ing the family’s 4-month-old puppy for a
month in front of his young daughter
before eventually suffocating the animal
pleaded no contest to felony animal cru-
elty and misdemeanor child endanger-
In return for changing his earlier not
guilty plea, Alan Velete, 32, was promised no more than
three years in prison when sentenced Aug. 28. However,
defense attorney Naresh Rajan is hopeful his client will be
admitted into Pathways, the county’s mental health court.
Pathways was not a part of Velete’s negotiated plea deal
but nothing stops the defense from asking for consideration
Jim Ruane Michael Peevey
Alan Velete
David Flores and his son, Santiago Flores Benard, take a look at the bobcat habitat during a July 26 visit to CuriOdyssey, the
San Mateo-based science and wildlife center for children and families.
After conservation rates started disap-
pointingly slow, the San Francisco Public
Utilities Commission was pleased to
announce Monday that in the last month
alone, consumers more than doubled the
amount of water saved since February.
The SFPUC, which services San Francisco
and wholesales to many San Mateo County
providers, issued a 10 percent voluntary
reduction request on Jan. 31, 2014, in hopes
of saving 8 billion gallons of water by the
end of the year.
Between Feb. 1 and June 23, consumers
only managed to save 1.4 billion gallons.
However, as of July 23, that number swelled
Report: Water conservation
doubles in last month alone
By Angela Swartz
Agroup of parents who came forward with
concerns about inadequate physical educa-
tion programming in elementary schools is
prompting the South San Francisco Unified
School District to look at ways to make sure
all its programs are up to standard.
At a school board meeting June 12, par-
ents and one teacher spoke up about the lack
of physical education programs in the ele-
mentary schools. The district then reached
out to elementary school principals to
inquire and request information regarding
Concern over adequate P.E. programs
South San Francisco schools to look into initial
data about inadequate physical education
See VELETE, Page 20
See CONCERN, Page 16
See WATER, Page 20
See CPUC, Page 20
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 • Vol XIII, Edition 296
Groups seek probe
into pepper spray use
SAN DIEGO — California civil rights
organizations filed a complaint Monday
with the Justice Department asking for
a federal investigation into the use of
pepper spray in San Diego County’s
juvenile detention facilities.
Pepper spray use is rampant against
youth offenders, including those at risk
of suicide or self-harm, according to the
complaint jointly filed by San
Francisco-based Youth Law Center,
California Rural Legal Assistance Inc.
and a San Diego-area coalition of com-
munity organizations, including the
San Diego La Raza Lawyers
Officials also have used pepper spray
against youth who failed to follow ver-
bal instructions and on minors with
sensitive medical conditions, accord-
ing to the complaint.
Justice Department and county offi-
cials could not be immediately reached
for comment.
Youth Law Center attorney Sue Burrell
said the complaint is needed because
San Diego County Probation is out of
touch with national standards.
“This is a county that professes to be
interested in positive youth develop-
ment and trauma-informed care, but they
are spraying young people as though
they were ants,” she said in a statement.
Youth Law Center said incident
reports for 2012 and 2013 showed pep-
per spray was being used routinely on
suicide watch. The center’s attorneys
said they met last year with San Diego
County Probation Department staff
about their concerns and were told
authorities were using pepper spray
when necessary.
Witnesses: Thunderstorm
hit beach without warning
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles’ popu-
lar Venice Beach teemed with people
enjoying a weekend outing on the
boardwalk and sand when lifeguards and
other witnesses say a rare summer thun-
derstorm hit without warning, produc-
ing lightning that injured or rattled
more than a dozen people and left a 21-
year-old man dead.
The witnesses said the strike hit with
a tremendous boom about 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, rattling buildings and shower-
ing a lifeguard headquarters with sparks.
“The first knowledge they had was
when the lightning hit,” Capt. Danny
Douglas of the Venice lifeguard station
said Monday.
The 21-year-old was rushed unrespon-
sive to a hospital after the strike and
later died. Coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed
Winter identified him as Nick Fagnano
of Los Angeles. Some witnesses said
Fagnano had been in the water when the
lightning hit, but authorities couldn’t
confirm that.
The lightning came as some 30,000
people were enjoying a day at the city’s
funky bohemian beach noted for its jug-
glers, skaters, medical marijuana deal-
ers and boardwalk preachers and huck-
Swimmers cooling off on a muggy
day, volleyball players on the sand and
people strolling the famous boardwalk
were jolted.
Pool water dumped in
South Tahoe; resort fires three
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Officials at a
South Lake Tahoe resort say they fired
three employees who improperly
drained 15,000 to 20,000 gallons of
chlorinated pool water into a storm-
water basin.
State environmental regulators said
they started an investigation last
month after the Lake Tahoe Vacation
Resort self-reported the June 25 inci-
Alan Miller, senior water resource
control engineer for the California
Regional Water Quality Control Board,
said there doesn’t appear to have been
any immediate environmental impact.
He said it’s unlikely the resort will face
fines because it has taken internal steps
to prevent similar incidents.
“It’s definitely something we would
not authorize because of the chlorine,
which is toxic to aquatic life,” Miller
said. “What they did was not proper. At
the same time, their remedies may be
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Actor Wil Wheaton
is 42.
This Day in History
Thought for the Day
Transcontinental telephone service in
the U.S. became operational with the
first test conversation between New
York and San Francisco.
Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal,
offering a shortcut across the base of
the peninsula, was officially opened
to shipping traffic.
“A country can be judged
by the quality of its proverbs.”
— German proverb
maker Ken Burns
is 61.
Actor Stephen
Dorff is 41.
People look on as participants ride goats and sheep during a race to celebrate a local festival in Fengshan town, Guizhou
province, China.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog
in the morning. Aslight chance of sprin-
kles. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10
Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy in the
evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to around 5
mph after midnight.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming
sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 70. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear in the evening then
becoming cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the
upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
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I n 1030, the patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, was
killed in battle.
I n 1588, the English attacked the Spanish Armada in the
Battle of Gravelines, resulting in an English victory.
I n 1890, artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflict-
ed gunshot wound in Auvers-sur-Oise, France.
I n 1900, Italian King Humbert I was assassinated by an
anarchist; he was succeeded by his son, Victor Emmanuel III.
I n 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader (“fuehrer”) of the
National Socialist German Workers Party.
I n 1948, Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic
Games in London.
I n 1957, the International Atomic Energy Agency was
established. Jack Paar made his debut as host of NBC’s
“Tonight Show. ”
I n 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the
National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.
I n 1967, an accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarri-
er USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and
explosions that killed 134 servicemen.
I n 1974, singer Cass Elliot died in a London hotel room at
age 32.
I n 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana
Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. (However, the
couple divorced in 1996.)
I n 1994, abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr.
John Bayard Britton and Britton’s bodyguard, James H.
Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in Pensacola,
Florida. (Hill was executed in September 2003.)
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socks, but he had a — HOLE IN ONE
Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words.
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Comedian “Professor” Irwin Corey is 100. Actor Robert
Horton is 90. Former Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker is 82.
Actor Robert Fuller is 81. Former Sen. Elizabeth H. Dole is
78. Actor David Warner is 73. Rock musician Neal Doughty
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Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Suspi ci ous ci rcumst ances. A woman
returned home to see a broken window in her
son’s room on the first block of East
Hillsdale Boulevard before 11:50 a.m.
Sunday, July 27.
St ol en vehi cl e. A gold Honda Civic was
reported stolen on the 2200 block of
Bridgepointe Parkway before 10:25 p.m.
Friday, July 25.
Theft. An employee was arrested for steal-
ing more than $1,000 on the 1700 block of
South Delaware Street before 12:34 p.m.
Friday, July 25.
Burglary. Tools were stolen from a con-
struction site on the 700 block of Barneson
Avenue before 10:22 a.m. Friday, July 25.
Possessi on of mari juana. Two people
were found in possession of marijuana and
cited on the 8100 block of Highway 1 before
3:12 a.m. Saturday, July 26.
Petty theft. Police responded to a report of
a stolen boat fender worth $70 at the
Johnson Pier before 11:37 a.m. Thursday,
July 24.
Arre s t. Adriver was arrested for DUI on the
500 block of Sonora Avenue before 9:20
p.m. Thursday, July 17.
Police reports
A person reported their son for throw-
ing things away on the 700 block of
South Bayshore Boulevard in San
Mateo before 9:32 a.m. Sunday, July
By Angela Swartz
Cherry tomatoes and brussels sprouts
might not exactly sound appealing to your
average 5-year-old, but one San Mateo
County organization wants to change chil-
dren’s attitudes toward fruit and vegetables
by having children grow and taste their own
The HEAL Project, a nonprofit run out of
Half Moon Bay, already operates a school
farm that allows students to have a hand in
growing and preparing food, but it’s also
partnering with the Coastside Children’s
Program summer camp this year to get
campers tasting fresh produce. This is part
of the project’s Engaged Active Agricultural
Tasters, or EAAT, program.
“We’re excited to collaborate with The
HEALProject on the EAATprogram,” Agnes
Chan, executive director of Coastside
Children’s Programs, said in a prepared
statement. “It’s an amazing opportunity to
counter the incessant marketing of sugary
drinks, fatty snacks and processed foods to
children and parents by offering healthful
and tasty choices.”
At the end of the camp day, campers par-
ticipate in a 30-minute tasting. The group
provides a California specialty crop tasting
of the week. This week, students will get to
try blackberries. EAAT offers the campers
raw vegetables or fruit and also prepares
something made from that. Last week, stu-
dents tried tomatoes, along with bruschetta.
“The kids really loved it,” HEAL
Executive Director Sher Quaday. “They were
a little bit reluctant to try it at first, but
many really liked it.”
The EAAT program also serves up locally
grown fruit and vegetables at Hatch and
Farallone View elementary schools and to
students throughout San Mateo County who
visit the 5-year-old HEAL farm. Each EAAT
program includes nutrition and agriculture
education and a tasting where kids can vote
whether they liked what they tasted and
whether they’d want to eat it again.
“We know that if kids are able to taste and
eat fresh fruits and vegetables, they’re more
likely to give a fruit or vegetable a try, ”
Quaday said.
HEAL also says that children who have a
hand in growing and preparing food are
more likely to enjoy that food, eat it again
and influence buying choices at home.
EAAT is funded through a three-year
$256,308 grant from the California
Department of Agriculture California
Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
Tastings have been in place for five years.
Free field trips are offered to schools with 50
percent or more of students who receive free
or reduced-priced lunches.
“I would like to get more schools
involved from over the hill,” Quaday said.
The HEAL Project has more new program-
ming to look forward to as well. The Kaiser
Family Foundation granted HEAL $20,000
to host education programs at Spruce,
Martin and Los Ceritos schools in South
San Francisco. HEAL also offers its own
summer camp program at its farm and each
week provides a specific theme, such as “Al
Fresco Culinary Academy” and “Flowers and
Fairies,” in an experimental outdoor learn-
ing environment. Campers explore plant
and animal life, create art, explore science
and work with food.
Weekly tastings at the Coastside
Children’s Programs camp run through Aug.
For more information on HEAL, go to
hehealproject.nationbuilder.com. To find
about the Coastside Children’s Programs
visit coastsidechildren.org.
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
Program introduces children to fresh food
Students from Millbrae collect strawberries on the HEAL Project’s school farm in El Granada.
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THE DAILY JOURNAL
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Elderly husband pleads not guilty
to stabbing wife for ‘bugging’ him
By Michelle Durand
An 84-year-old Pacific man who allegedly stabbed his
wife seven times because she was “bugging” him and he did-
n’t think she loved him anymore pleaded
not guilty Monday to attempted murder,
domestic violence and assault charges.
Tony Gocksue Lee made his third court
appearance since being arrested the
evening of July 13 after Pacifica police
found the injured woman inside their
home bleeding on the dining room floor.
Aided by a Taishun interpreter, Lee
pleaded not guilty and waived his right to
a preliminary hearing. He returns to court
Aug. 14 to pick a date for that hearing.
Pacifica police arrested Lee after a family friend with plans
to visit the couple called them after phoning the Lee house-
hold to confirm and reportedly being told by the defendant
not to bother bringing over dinner because he already killed
his wife with a knife for “bugging him” and he planned to
die, too.
Defense attorney Paul Cummins declined to address the
alleged details shared by authorities, saying he prefers to
try the case in court rather than the press.
Lee’s wife was stabbed three times in the neck, twice in
the abdomen, once in the right thigh and once in the left
hand. As of last reports, she remains in critical condition.
The couple has been married 54 years and has no docu-
mented history of violence. They have three children.
“No one can believe this happened,” Cummins said,
describing his client as a “good citizen” who worked for the
U.S. Postal Service and fought in Korea with the U.S. Army.
Lee remains in custody without bail and is on suicide
watch at the jail, Cummins said.
If convicted, he’s facing roughly 12 years in prison,
Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti said.
Police seek owner of three unique Japanese pistols
Police are hoping to identify the owner of three collecta-
ble Japanese pistols recovered during the arrest of a con-
victed felon in South San Francisco on Sunday, July 20.
John Frick, a transient, was contacted around 10 a.m. on
the 200 block of Kenwood Way and found to be in posses-
sion of the three pistols that did not belong to him, accord-
ing to South San Francisco police.
Frick claimed to have found the pistols in a nearby dump-
ster and was arrested for being a felon in possession of a
firearm, according to police.
The pistols were located with a receipt that was dated in
the late 1990s and provided the buyer’s information.
However, further investigation revealed the owner listed on
the receipt has been deceased since 2000, according to
Police are now searching for the current owner of the three
collectable Japanese pistols and ask anyone with informa-
tion to contact South San Francisco police at (650) 877-
Tony Lee
Local brief
By Fenit Nirappil
and Sudhin Thanwala
drone trying to record footage of a
Northern California wildfire nearly
hindered efforts to attack the flames
from the air, but firefighters made
enough progress to allow most of the
1,200 people under evacuation orders
to return home Monday.
An unmanned aircraft that aimed to
get video of the blaze burning near
vineyards in the Sierra Nevada
foothills east of Sacramento was
sighted Sunday, two days after the fire
broke out, California Department of
Forestry and Fire Protection spokes-
woman Lynne Tolmachoff said.
Authorities told the man control-
ling the drone to stop it from flying
because of the potential danger to fire-
fighting planes. The man, whom
Tolmachoff did not identify, was not
“This is the first one that I’m aware
of,” she said. “These unmanned aircraft
are becoming very popular with peo-
ple, and there’s a possibility we will
see more of them.”
Crews held the fire to a little under 6
square miles overnight, increasing
containment to 65 percent, state fire
Battalion Chief Scott McLean said. By
Monday evening, most evacuees were
permitted to return home except those
who lived in a roughly square mile
patch of land.
“We’re not going to get complacent,
but it’s looking very good,” McLean
Amy Russell, 35, was among those
given the OK to go home. The location
of her home on the outskirts of the fire
gave her hope it was still standing.
“It’d be very hard to lose everything.
It’s a fixer-upper house, so we could
rebuild it if it burned down, but it would
be a real emotional loss,” said Russell,
who was at a Red Cross shelter set up at
a high school with her two daughters,
Abigail, 3, and Anneliese, 2.
Drone almost blocks firefighting planes
An aircraft drops fire retardant on a vineyard as firefighters battle the fast-moving wildfire near Plymouth.
By Mark Stevenson
MEXICO CITY — California Gov.
Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig
at Texas’ decision to deploy National
Guard troops to the border, saying
Monday he expects it to be a short-
lived measure and that “wiser minds
will prevail.”
Brown is in Mexico for three days of
meetings, focusing on migration,
trade, investment
and environmental
At a news confer-
ence with Mexican
Foreign Relations
Secretary Jose
Antonio Meade,
Brown said the
immigration over-
load of thousands of
Central American youths at the border
should be seen as a humanitarian issue.
The U.S. is coping with a dramatic
increase in the number of unaccompa-
nied children attempting to cross the
border, coming mainly from Honduras,
Guatemala and El Salvador.
Meade said he and Brown agree that
the use of law-enforcement or military
agencies “is never justified in cases
where children are concerned” unless
they are providing medical or logisti-
cal aid.
California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan
Jerry Brown
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Man alleged to
have beaten priest
Aparoled sex offender accused of repeated-
ly punching a Burlingame priest who asked
him to leave the grounds
of St. Catherine of Siena
Catholic Church because
he was smoking may not
be mentally fit to stand
trial, according to his
The defense for David
Donald Lewis raised ques-
tions about his 43-year-
old client’s competency
while in court to enter a
plea and potentially set a trial date. Instead,
criminal proceedings were put on hold while
two court-appointed doctors evaluate his
ability to aid in his defense at trial. If found
unfit, he will be committed to a state mental
Burlingame police arrested Lewis June 11
after finding him in the vicinity of the church
grounds where the alleged assault took place.
Church staff reportedly asked Lewis to
leave the grounds that morning because
school was in session. He reportedly walked
away from the church but stayed on the
grounds smoking. The 65-year-old priest
then approached Lewis to request he leave
and grabbed a broom out of fear when the
man approached him. Lewis allegedly
punched the priest multiple times in the face
and chest before fleeing. The priest fell and
fractured his elbow.
Lewis remains in custody on $75,000 bail.
The doctors’ conclusions are due back Sept.
Man arrested for
alleged robbery attempt
A man tried to hold up a South San
Francisco bank on Saturday but, aside from
some complimentary coffee and cookies, all
he got was a stay in jail, police said Monday.
The suspect, later identified as Bryan
Jensen, 42, walked into the Wells Fargo at
333 Linden Ave. around 10 a.m. July 26 and
had free coffee and cookies before walking
over to the teller and saying, “Give me all
your money,” according to police.
The suspect told the teller again, “This is a
holdup” and kept demanding all of the bank’s
money until a manager intervened and the
suspect left, police said.
Police arrived shortly afterward and the
bank employees gave officers the suspect’s
description and pointed them in his direc-
Jensen was detained a short time later and
arrested on suspicion of the attempted rob-
bery, police said.
On Monday, prosecutors formally charged
Jensen and he pleaded not guilty. He asked
for a court-appointed attorney and returns to
court Aug. 8 for a preliminary hearing.
He remains in custody on $50,000 bail.
Redwood City
launches new online tool
Redwood City announced Monday its
launch of a new online platform for civil
engagement where residents can offer ideas
about the future of the city and comment on
its projects and initiatives.
The tool, called RWC Forum, will periodi-
cally change its multiple topics and include
open-ended questions, focused polls and sur-
veys and photo sharing.
“There is extraordinary value in the broad
range of ideas, solutions and participation of
the Redwood City community, “Mayor
Jeffrey Gee said in an announcement of the
The forum is available at www.redwoodci-
t y.org/forum.
Pacifica mom arrested
for DUI, child endangerment
The California Highway Patrol arrested a
Pacifica woman Sunday evening on suspi-
cion of DUI and child endangerment after she
fled officers at 90 mph on Highway 101 in
Marin County, a CHP officer said.
Ana Soledad Lopez, 32, was driving on
southbound Highway 101 near the
Marinwood Avenue off-ramp around 5:30
p.m., CHP Officer Andrew Barclay said.
An officer tracking the speed of vehicles
pursued Lopez’s SUV as it reached 90 mph,
made erratic lane changes, cut off vehicles
and caused other vehicles to make evasive
maneuvers to avoid collisions, Barclay said.
Lopez pulled to the side of the highway
near the San Pedro Road exit in San Rafael,
but sped away as a CHP officer approached
her vehicle, Barclay said.
Other CHP officers joined the pursuit and
Lopez pulled off the road near the Lincoln
Avenue off-ramp, according to Barclay.
Officers found Lopez’s 6-year-old daughter
with a blanket pulled up to her eyes in the
right rear seat of the SUV, Barclay said. The
girl was taken to the CHP office in Corte
Madera where her father took custody of her,
Barclay said.
Lopez was arrested and booked in Marin
County Jail on suspicion of felony child
endangerment, failing to comply with a
peace officer’s order, DUI, DUI with blood-
alcohol content above 0.08 percent and
enhancements of DUI with a minor passen-
ger under age 14 and DUI with a blood-alco-
hol content of 0.15 percent or greater,
Barclay said.
he San Mateo County Child
Care Partnershi p Counci l, the
local organization that takes the
lead in planning and advocating for quality
care and early education for all children
from birth to age 14, is seeking applicants
for three openings on the 22-member
The three vacancies announced are as fol-
lows: Child Care Consumer Category
(parents or people who receive or have
received child care services within the past
36 months), Child Care Provi der
Category (people who provide child care
services or represent persons who provide
child care services) and Public Agency
(people who
represent a city,
a county, state
or federal gov-
ernment or a
local education
agency). Child
Council mem-
bers are asked to commit to six council
meetings per year and active committee
work during the four-year term of office, as
well as a commitment to leadership in
assisting San Mateo County in providing
for quality child care and early learning
programs. The County Board of
Supervi sors and the County
Superi ntendent of School s select and
appoint members to the council.
The deadline to apply is Aug. 22. Those
interested can access the application elec-
tronically by going to
Application materials must be mailed,
faxed or emailed to Nirmala Dillman by
or before the deadline.
Brendan Duebner of Redwood City,
has been named to the spring 2014 dean’s
list at Loyola University Maryl and.
Redwood City’s Erica Whal ey was
named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at
Mi ami Uni versi ty.
Burlingame Elementary Sc hool
Di stri ct fifth-grader Elena Mart í nez-
Halla took home sixth place in the fourth
Nati onal Spani sh Spel l i ng Bee July
19 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Class notes is a column dedicated to school news.
It is compiled by education reporter Angela
Swartz. You can contact her at (650) 344-5200,
ext. 105 or at angela@smdailyjournal.com.
Local briefs
David Lewis
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Karin Laub and Tia Goldenberg
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Signaling an
escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis
Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war,
and the military warned Palestinians in
three large neighborhoods to leave their
homes and head immediately for Gaza City.
In central Gaza City early Tuesday, at least
two major explosions hit a media complex
housing the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa
television and radio. The blasts shook sur-
rounding buildings and started a fire on the
roof of the office block, one of Gaza’s
AP video showed a massive flash as the
first strike hit the top of the building, send-
ing debris raining down. The building also
houses offices of a number of Arab satellite
television news channels.
A loud explosion was also heard within
the Abu Khadra govern-
ment complex in Gaza
The strikes came during
a heavy night of bom-
bardment, with Israeli
illumination flares and
repeated explosions
lighting up the Gaza sky-
line and turning it
The overnight strikes
came after a day of heavy Hamas-Israeli
fighting in which nine children were killed
by a strike on a Gaza park where they were
playing, according to Palestinian health
officials — a tragedy that each side blamed
on the other.
Israeli tanks also resumed heavy shelling
in border areas of Gaza, killing five people,
including three children and a 70-year-old
woman, and wounding 50 in the town of
Jebaliya, which was among the areas warned
to evacuate, the Red Crescent said.
Netanyahu says be ready
for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war
By David Espo
WASHINGTON — The last time
Republicans unleashed impeachment pro-
ceedings against a Democratic president,
they lost five House seats in an election
they seemed primed to win handily.
Memories of Bill Clinton and the cam-
paign of 1998 may help explain why
Speaker John Boehner and the current GOP
leadership want no part of such talk now,
although conservatives increasingly clamor
for it. And also why President Barack
Obama’s White House seems almost eager to
stir the impeachment pot three months
before midterm elections.
Republicans have already “opened the
door for impeachment” with their plans to
sue the president over allegedly failing to
carry out the health care law, White House
aide Dan Pfeiffer told reporters. In some-
thing of a dare last week, he also said any
further action Obama takes on his own on
immigration will “up the likelihood” of a
GOP-led move to remove Obama from
House Democrats’ campaign committee
used reports of tea party Republicans meet-
ing to discuss impeachment in an emailed
fundraising plea sent Sunday. They warned
“the fate of Obama’s presidency is at stake.”
Pfeiffer and Democratic fundraisers aren’t
privy to the inner workings of the House
Republican leadership. Boehner, who is,
insists at every public opportunity that the
lawsuit is one thing, impeachment is anoth-
er — and not on the table.
Analysis: Clinton impeachment
shadows Republican lawsuit
WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial
future is looking brighter despite a growing
wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.
Getting relief from a slowdown in health
care spending, the program’s giant hospital
trust fund won’t be exhausted until 2030, the
government said Monday. That’s four years
later than last year’s estimate.
As for Social Security, its massive retire-
ment program will remain solvent until
2034, although disability benefits are in
more immediate danger. The disability trust
fund now is projected to run dry in just two
years. At that point, unless Congress acts,
the program will collect only enough pay-
roll taxes to pay 81 percent of benefit s.
Trustees issued their annual report
Monday on the financial health of the gov-
ernment’s two largest benefit programs,
which together accounted for 41 percent of
all federal spending last year. Though both
are “fundamentally secure,” said Treasury
Secretary Jacob Lew, “The reports also
remind us of something we all understand:
We must reform these programs if we want to
keep them sound for future generations.”
Report: Medicare’s own health looking better
By Mathew Lee and Julie Pace
WASHINGTON — The Obama administra-
tion pushed back strongly Monday at a tor-
rent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of
State John Kerry’s latest bid to secure a
cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in
Israel of launching a “misinformation cam-
paign” against the top American diplomat.
“It’s simply not the way partners and
allies treat each other,” State Department
spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
Her comments were echoed by the White
House, where National Security Adviser
Susan Rice said the U.S. was “dismayed” by
mischaracterizations of Kerry’s efforts.
Israeli media reports have cast Kerry as
seeking a cease-fire that is more favorable to
Hamas and being dismissive of key Israeli
Kerry himself, in a speech to the Center
for American Progress,
noted the criticism but did
not give ground.
“Make no mistake,
when the people of Israel
are rushing to bomb shel-
ters, when innocent
Israeli and Palestinian
teenagers are abducted
and murdered, when hun-
dreds of innocent civil-
ians have lost their lives, I will and we will
make no apologies for our engagement,” he
The coordinated pushback in Washington
came amid growing U.S. frustration with
Israel as Palestinian civilian casualties
mount amid a sustained Israeli air and ground
war in the Gaza Strip. In recent days, U.S.
officials have been using subtle yet notice-
ably tougher language in pressing Israel to
accept an immediate and unconditional
humanitarian cease-fire.
U.S. Court: Virginia
marriage is for all lovers
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s same-sex
marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on
Monday in the first such decision by a feder-
al appellate court in the South.
“We recognize that same-sex marriage
makes some people deeply uncomfortable.
However, inertia and apprehension are not
legitimate bases for denying same-sex cou-
ples due process and equal protection of the
laws,” Judge Henry F. Floyd wrote.
The 2-1 ruling applies throughout the cir-
cuit that also includes West Virginia,
Maryland, and the Carolinas, where the
attorneys general split Monday on what
they’ll do next.
Virginians voted 57 percent to 43 percent
in 2006 to amend their constitution to ban
gay marriage. Virginia laws prohibit recog-
nizing same-sex marriages performed in
other states.
U.S. fuming over Israeli
criticism of John Kerry
An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires toward the Gaza Strip.
Around the nation
John Kerry
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
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Carol Lynne Cadwalader-Scoggins
Carol Lynne Cadwalader-Scoggins died
peacefully Saturday morning, July 19,
2014, at the age of 69 in Palo Alto,
California, after a nine-month battle with
an aggressive cancer.
Throughout this challenge, Carol was
positive and courageous.
Carol was born on April 7, 1945, in
Riverside, California. Carol attended
Woodside High School in Woodside,
California, and graduated from Wilson High
School in Long Beach, California.
Carol is survived by her brother Greg
Cadwalader, sister Joyce Cadwalader, two
daughters Lisa Murphy and Lori Sampson,
five grandchildren Tiffany Smith, Bret
Murphy, Christopher Murphy, Blake Rush,
Trey Sampson, and three great-grandchil-
dren Bryce Smith, Cohen Smith, Ryley
Smith and many loving friends.
Carol enjoyed rescuing and finding
homes for cats. In lieu of flowers the fami-
ly suggests any contributions in Carol’s
name to go to an animal rescue organiza-
tion of choice to further this important
The family would like to thank Dr. Jelena
Kao, the Infusion/Radiation departments at
Sequoia Hospital, and Mission Hospice.
Special thanks to Carol’s family and
friends who have been very supportive.
“Carol was a loving, generous and sweet
lady who will be greatly missed by all who
knew her. ”
Sharon L. Ross
Sharon L. Ross, age 82, died peacefully
Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Redwood City
surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her two daughters,
Debra Myers of San Mateo and Karen Ross
(Teresa) of La Mesa, California. She is the
Nana of Kristin Myers of San Mateo.
Sharon had a love for life and family. Her
inner strength, spirit and wit kept her
going after being diagnosed seven years
ago with her illness. She was very active at
Devonshire Oaks Nursing Center in
Redwood City for the past three years.
“She was greatly loved by the staff, resi-
dents and families. Her smile and laughter
could melt your heart.”
Inurnment will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8,
Alta Mesa Cemetery, 695 Arastradero Road,
Palo Alto. On Saturday, Aug. 9, there will
be a “Celebration of Life,” at the Old
Spaghetti Factory, 2107 Broadway,
Redwood City, California. The dinner will
start at 4:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family would great-
ly appreciate donations in Ross’ memory to
Pathways Hospice, 395 Oyster Point Blvd.,
Suite 128, South San Francisco, CA94080.
By Mstyslav Chernov and Peter Leonard
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Panicky resi-
dents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their
homes Monday carrying a few possessions
in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells
exploded in the distance, fighting that also
prevented an international police team from
reaching the area where the Malaysia
Airlines plane was downed.
“Mom, hang in there,” exclaimed a weep-
ing woman who was fleeing Shakhtarsk with
her mother. Associated Press reporters saw a
high-rise apartment block in the town being
hit by at least two rounds of artillery.
The fighting there and elsewhere in the area
kept Dutch and Australian police for the sec-
ond day from reaching the site where the
plane crashed after being shot from the sky.
They had planned to begin searching for
remaining bodies and gathering forensic evi-
dence and the delay strained tempers among
international observers.
“There is a job to be done,” said Alexander
Hug, the deputy head of a monitoring team
from the Organization for Security and
Cooperation in Europe. “We are sick and tired
of being interrupted by gunfights, despite the
fact that we have agreed that there should be a
The plane was downed on July 17 while fly-
ing over a part of eastern Ukraine where gov-
ernment forces and pro-Russia separatist
rebels have been fighting for months.
Ukrainian and Western officials say the plane
was shot down by a rebel missile, most like-
ly by mistake, and that Russia supplied the
weapon or trained rebels to use it.
Residents flee fighting in Ukraine
By Vivian Salama
BAGHDAD — Residents of Mosul have
watched helplessly as extremists ruling the
northern Iraqi city blew up some of their
most beloved landmarks and shrines to
impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for
destruction, they feared: the Crooked
Minaret, a more than 840-year-old tower
that leans like Italy’s Tower of Pisa.
But over the weekend, residents pushed
back. When fighters from the Islamic State
group loaded with heavy explosives con-
verged on the site, Mosulis living nearby
rushed to the courtyard below the minaret,
sat on the ground and linked arms to form a
human chain to protect it, two residents who
witnessed the event told the Associated
Press on Monday.
They told the fighters, If you blow up the
minaret, you’ll have to kill us too, the wit-
nesses said.
The militants backed down and left, said
the witnesses, who spoke on condition of
anonymity for fear of retaliation from the
But residents are certain the militants will
try again. Over the past two weeks, the
extremists ruling Iraq’s second largest city
have shrugged off previous restraint and
embarked on a brutal campaign to purge
Mosul of anything that challenges their rad-
ical interpretation of Islam. The militants
— though Sunnis — target shrines revered
by other Sunni Muslims because the sites
are dedicated to popular religious figures. In
the radicals’ eyes, that commits one of the
worst violations of Islam: encouraging wor-
ship of others besides God.
The scene on Saturday was a startling
show of bravery against a group that has
shown little compunction against killing
anyone who resists it.
In Iraq’s Mosul, radicals unleash their vision
Oil depot ablaze
amid clashes in Libyan capital
CAIRO — A fire at the oil depot for the
airport in Libya’s capital raged out of con-
trol Monday after being struck in the
crossfire of warring militias battling for
control of the airfield, the latest violence
to plague the country as foreigners flee the
Libya’s interim government said in a
statement that the fire could trigger a
“humanitarian and environmental disaster”
in Tripoli, appealing for “international
help” to extinguish the inferno. It did not
say what it specifically needed.
The blaze had spread to a second depot by
Monday afternoon, the government said. It
was unclear if there were any injuries from
the fire.
“The government appeals to all concerned
parties to immediately stop firing as the sit-
uation has become very grave,” the govern-
ment said.
By John Heilprin
GENEVA — The downing of Malaysia
Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N.
High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi
Pillay said Monday.
Pillay, the U.N.’s top human rights offi-
cial, called for a thorough investigation
into the violation of international law that
occurred when the flight was shot down with
a surface-to-air missile over a part of eastern
Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian sepa-
ratists on July 17, killing all 298 people on
Pillay’s comments coincided with a new
report by her office that says at least 1,129
people had been killed and 3,442 wounded
in Ukraine’s fighting as of Saturday, and
more than 100,000 have fled the violence
since April.
“This violation of international law,
given the prevailing circumstances, may
amount to a war crime,” Pillay said of the
downed jetliner, which U.S. and Ukrainian
officials say was shot down by a missile
from rebel territory, most likely by mis-
“It is imperative that a prompt, thorough,
effective, independent
and impartial investiga-
tion be conducted into
this event,” she said.
Fighting over the
weekend prevented a
team of Dutch and
Australian police officers
from visiting the crash
site to start searching for
evidence and the remain-
ing bodies. The Dutch government said a
team of 26 forensic experts left Donetsk for
the crash site on Monday.
A full-fledged investigation still has not
begun at the crash site. Some bodies are
still unrecovered and the site has been
forensically compromised.
The report by the U.N.’s team of 39 field
monitors in Ukraine says there has been an
alarming buildup of heavy weaponry in
civilian areas of Donetsk and Luhansk —
including artillery, tanks, rockets and mis-
siles that are being used to inflict increasing
casualties and damage to civilian infrastruc-
The report says such attacks could amount
to violations of international humanitarian
U.N. rights chief: Flight
17 possible war crime
Navi Pillay
Around the world
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Crossing guards
needed for Millbrae
Crosswalks were painted and then a
mobile electronic sign was placed at
the intersection of La Cruz Avenue and
El Camino Real to assist the patrons of
the Tai Wu restaurant crossing El
Camino Real. Then, flashing lights
were installed to alert vehicle drivers of
pedestrians using the crosswalk. The
lights are activated by the pedestrian
pushing a button prior to using the
On several occasions, I have noticed
pedestrians using the crosswalk, but
the flashing lights were not activated. I
even noticed one of Tai Wu’s employ-
ees crossing without using the lights.
This brings to question, does the city
of Millbrae need to employ a crossing
guard to assist the patrons of Tai Wu?
Why not? Millbrae has already bent
over backwards and allowed Tai Wu to
manipulate the Millbrae city codes.
What’s a few more dollars out of the
city coffers? The intersections of
Millwood Drive, Park Boulevard and
Ludeman Drive have people crossing
from various businesses and residential
areas. These intersections are away
from downtown, so traffic tends to be
more relaxed. Drivers are not aware of
people using the crosswalks. Aperson
using the Millwood Drive crossing was
struck by a vehicle and killed. The west
side, Park Boulevard, where Capuchino
Market is located, happens to be a
blind crossing. Vehicles park in front
of the crosswalk and pedestrians can’t
be seen by southbound motorists.
I don’t see any pedestrian assistance
at any of these dangerous intersec-
tions. Maybe there just aren’t enough
tax dollars generated in those areas to
warrant such an expense? Maybe the
businesses and homeowners should
take up a collection and find out who
needs to be paid off to get the crossing
assistance lights installed? I certainly
don’t feel like the Millbrae leaders are
leading us in the direction of our best
E. Picchi
Millbrae City Council
What in the world is the council
thinking about? First of all, giving the
Asian restaurant permission to build
this huge restaurant on El Camino Real
with no parking is ridiculous. Where
were your thinking caps? Now you
want to give our city manager a huge
raise — a raise from $192,996 to
$235,800. I am reading this in the
Daily Journal. I am a 51-year resident
and a soon-to-be 94-year-old Navy vet-
eran. Please council, show some com-
mon sense.
William E. Leavy
Cutting water usage at CSM
There is no doubt the College of San
Mateo president can make a much-
needed statement of water conservation
by letting the campus’ water-hogging
lawns go brown. The irrigation water
routinely runs over concrete sidewalks,
and the winds blow the water fountains
far beyond the pools. Such a waste.
Is the president willing to step up
and show his courage and commitment
to cutting irrigation water usage? Like
many others I have talked with, I hope
John Lewis
San Mateo
Pick the birthdays
worthy of remembrance
I glanced at the “Birthdays” item in
the July 21 edition of the Daily
Journal. Each name is some entertain-
ment person with most having to be
explained as to what band or which
You must think we are pretty vapid,
but some readers might aim a bit high-
er: Jean Picard, Ernest Hemingway,
Janet Reno, Garry Trudeau or any one
of our troops overseas with a birthday
that day. They made a difference and are
worth of remembrance, the Daily
Journal’s picks, not so much.
R.A. Stewart
Foster City
McDowell departure
Good riddance to Mr. McDowell,
“Opportunities” column in the July 26
edition of the Daily Journal. What’s
the point of having a total ideologue
contribute an opinion? We got the gist
some time ago: Democrats: Bad, Taxes:
Bad, Public anything: Bad, Private
anything: Good.
Jim Elsworth
San Mateo
Mr. McDowell
Whenever I read a column by Mr.
McDowell lambasting Obama or some
other Democrat, one word comes to
mind: hypocrite. He claims that the
older democrats need to be put out to
pasture because they are out of touch
with the average Californian. Boy, if
that doesn’t describe the Republican
party, I don’t know what does. The
conservatives (Republicans) got their
butts kicked in the last two elections
because most people in this state know
the Republican party doesn’t care about
them. His columns are always amus-
ing, but not because of his sense of
S.F. Ortiz
Redwood City
The other side of the coin
John McDowell in his final column
neglected to mention some other
wealthy politicians. Former
Republican governor Schwarzenegger,
while in office, had an estimated net
worth of $200 million-$400 million;
Republican representative Vernon
Buchanan of Florida has an estimated
net worth of $350 million;
Representative Darrell Issa,
Republican of California, has an esti-
mated net worth of $448 million; and
Representative Michael McCaul,
Republican of Texas, has an estimated
net worth of $380 million, to name but
a few.
Also in perspective: Republican
Gubernatorial Candidate Meg
Whitman’s net worth was estimated at
$1.3 billion. Today, she earns $17.6
million annually at Hewlett Packard.
(Far less than Lawrence Ellison of
Oracle who makes $78.4 million annu-
ally. If his work week is calculated at
40 hours that would come to
$37,692,31 an hour; these figures are
courtesy of the New York Times).
Jerry Emanuel
San Carlos
Symphatize with
the Israelis as well
Israel and the United States believe
that every life is valuable, and every
death is tragic. It is a terrible shame
that Hamas glorifies death. In her letter
in the July 23 edition of the Daily
Journal, “The universal, priceless value
of blood,” Samia Shoman has great
sympathy for the civilian casualties of
the Hamas war, and prays for the peo-
ple of Gaza. She did not express any
corresponding sympathy for the Israeli
casualties or prayers for the people of
Israel. Hamas started the war by its fir-
ing of rockets into Israel from Gaza.
Israel accepted a cease-fire and Hamas
did not. Israel was reluctant to have the
IDF enter Gaza, but had to do it. Now,
Israel has to complete the destruction
of the vast network of tunnels in Gaza,
which are meant to have terrorists
infiltrate into Israel. The best compari-
son is the rocket bombing of London
by the Nazis, and England and the
United States fought the war until
Germany unconditionally surrendered.
Norman G. Licht
San Carlos
Letters to the editor
It’s not to be
lame it on the chlorine. Typically, I admit not
being a frequent Kmart shopper. But two things
propelled me into the San Mateo outlet last
Friday after work — which on an unrelated note shows
how exciting my weekend evenings have become.
The first was the search for cheap chemicals to keep the
spa from turning into a jetted bacterial cesspool. The
amount of granules and liquids and test strips required for
this endeavor is enough to make anybody rue not paying
attention in high school chemistry and occasionally curse
paying for all the clarifiers and sanitizers and what have
you required.
Kmart, honestly, might not
be where I turn for footwear
and fashion but household
supplies and mascara work the
same no matter the name on
the price tag.
The second motivator,
which hinged on the first, was
the man dancing on the corner
outside the store twirling
around a large sign proclaim-
ing Kmart was having a
going-out-of-business sale.
The gentleman caught my
attention first with his energy. He’s obviously well-expe-
rienced, probably having perfected the act touting mat-
tress blowout sales and seasonal tax preparation services.
The “everything now 30 percent off” declaration had
been amended. The 30 was visibly amended to 40 percent.
One-third was one thing. That wasn’t much more than a
good Sunday coupon discount. But 40? Still not rock bot-
tom but 40 percent of cheap is still much better than 40
percent of expensive and assumedly the company once
offering blue light specials would be more economical
than its Target and Home Depot cohorts.
But venturing into a fire sale requires a delicate calcula-
tion. Go too soon after the store announces its upcoming
closure and save little more than tax. Go too late and
everything good is gone. Sure, the few items still taking
up shelf space, along with those shelves and brackets
themselves, will be slashed to nothing but nothing is
exactly what shoppers will find.
And in regards to my sought-after chlorine, nothing is
what I got. C’est la vie.
While I came up empty, the others scavenging through
the aisles apparently had better luck. One man had a box
full of market umbrellas. What he needed with seven
umbrellas — I counted — I’ll never know but he obvious-
ly felt the price was right. The same could be said for the
family hauling out boxes of treadmill equipment although
they looked like most of the exercise came from hauling
the gear to their waiting car.
Some of the items seemed still too expensive for a
going-out-of-business sale. I’d apparently come too soon
to get a stellar deal on beach towels and dog dental chews.
Others nearly lured me in with their cut-rate prices. Duct
tape? I do need purple patterned duct tape — don’t I? There
was only two left, next to a single lonely package of
stick-on wall hangers, but somehow I resisted.
The rows of Disney-themed outdoor solar lights looked
fairly untouched which is more than I can say about the
aisles of toiletries and cosmetics. Imagine photos of
post-bombing Gaza. You get the picture.
Shopping is always a bit of a sporting event. Holiday
season and business closure just step it up a notch, requir-
ing a pair of good shoes, a hefty dose of patience and the
ability to size up another shopper eying that bottle of
nail polish you want. There are no friends when a dollar is
at stake and a combat mentality never hurts. If you want
polite commerce, stay at home and order online.
Acashier ringing up my bucket citronella candle said
there is another month until the store closes its doors for
good. Her rolled eyes and slight grimace showed she was-
n’t really looking forward to the weeks of increasingly
lower prices to come.
Yet, there’s no way to stave off the future whether that
be the day when there’s nothing left to sell but a half-bro-
ken tiki torch and a display model Dutch oven or the day
the property’s replacement project breaks ground. One
day, long after my candle is long gone and I’ve stocked up
on water chemicals elsewhere, Kmart will be nothing but a
distant memory. And as for the mixed-use Station Park
Green taking its place? I guess time will show us what’s in
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Nasdaq 4,444.91 -4.65 Oil (per barrel) 101.43
S&P 500 1,978.91 +0.57 Gold 1,304.50
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New
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Family Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74
The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 billion by rival Dollar Tree,
which is significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-
Trulia Inc., up $8.69 to $65.04
The real estate website operator is being bought by rival Zillow in a $3.5
billion all-stock deal expected to close next year.
Tyson Foods Inc., up $1.02 to $40.56
The meat processor reported a jump in quarterly sales and plans to sell
its Mexican and Brazilian poultry units for $575 million.
Armstrong World Industries Inc., down $5.77 to $49.60
The flooring products and ceiling systems maker reported lower-than-
expected quarterly profit and cut its full-year guidance.
Horizon Pharma Inc., down $4.75 to $9.15
The drug developer said two of its key products will be placed on
exclusionary lists by the two largest pharmacy benefit managers.
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $4.44 to $6.39
The Food and Drug Administration rejected the company’s painkiller-
dispensing device Zalviso, partly citing data on shelf life.
Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., up $3.28 to $70.05
The welding and cutting products company reported a better-than-
expected second-quarter profit and declared a quarterly dividend.
Alliance Resource Partners LP, up $1.44 to $50.09
The coal mining company reported better-than-expected quarterly
profit and revenue and increased its cash distribution.
Big movers
By Matthew Craft
NEW YORK — After dawdling
between small gains and losses in a
slow day of summer trading, the stock
market ended little changed on
Instead of worrying about the con-
flict between Russia and Ukraine or
trouble in the world’s other hot spots,
investors appeared to sit tight.
The main reason, said Robert Pavlik,
chief market strategist at Banyan
Partners, a wealth management firm, is
that the news that’s most likely to
move the market comes out later in the
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve
wraps up a two-day meeting then issues
a statement that investors will study
for any hints about the Fed’s next inter-
est-rate move. On Friday, the govern-
ment releases its closely watched
monthly jobs report.
“If you’re a professional investor, ”
Pavlik said, “the big things you focus
on this week are what the Federal
Reserve says Wednesday and Friday’s
monthly employment report.”
A scattering of merger announce-
ments drove some trading on Monday.
Family Dollar rose the most in the
Standard & Poor’s 500 index - with a 25
percent gain — after Dollar Tree
announced plans to buy the rival dis-
count store for roughly $8.5 billion.
Family Dollar’s stock surged $15.08 to
Trulia jumped on news that Zillow, a
rival real-estate listing service, was
buying it for $3.5 billion. Trulia
advanced $8.69, or 15 percent, to
$65.04. Zillow picked up $1.46, or 1
percent, to $160.32.
The S&P500 index edged up 0.57 of a
point, or 0.03 percent, to close at
The Dow Jones industrial average
rose 22.02 points, 0.1 percent, to
16,982.59, while the Nasdaq compos-
ite slipped 4.65 points, or 0.1 percent,
to 4,444.91.
Wall Street is in the middle of second-
quarter earnings season, when big com-
panies turn in their springtime results
and tell investors how they think the
rest of the year will shape up. This
week, ExxonMobil and MasterCard are
among the heavyweights posting earn-
ings. American Express and Merck
report Tuesday.
So far, the news has been better than
many expected. Of the 229 companies
that have posted results, nearly seven
out of 10 have turned in higher profit s
than analysts projected, according to
S&P Capital IQ.
Among the handful of companies
reporting Monday, Tyson Foods
announced higher quarterly profits as
well as a plan to sell its chicken busi-
ness in Mexico and Brazil for $575 mil-
lion in cash. Tyson Foods climbed
$1.02, or 3 percent, to $40.56.
Tensions between Western powers
and Russia remained a concern for
investors. On Monday, an international
court ordered Russia to pay over $50
billion to a group of investors for the
expropriation of now-defunct oil com-
pany Yukos. The ruling comes as
European countries consider imposing
sanctions on trade in defense, technol-
ogy and other goods and restricting
access to European capital markets for
Russia’s state-owned companies.
Pavlik said most U.S. investors have
managed to set aside their worries over
world politics and focus on the improv-
ing economy, though the conflicts
could still rattle markets
“I think the market is doing what it
should be doing,” he said. “It’s not get-
ting sucked into all the bad news out
there. Russia is lobbing bombs into
Ukraine, and that appears like it could
spiral out of control. The Middle East
looks out of control. But the stock mar-
ket is trading near an all-time high.”
In other trading on Monday, France’s
CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent while
Germany’s DAX shed 0.5 percent.
Britain’s FTSE 100 slipped 0.1 percent.
News that profits at China’s industri-
al enterprises soared 17.9 percent in
June over a year earlier suggested that
the world’s No. 2 economy has stabi-
lized and gave Asian markets a boost.
China’s benchmark Shanghai
Composite Index surged 2.4 percent.
Stocks pause as traders await economic news
By Michael Liedtke
SAN FRANCISCO — Major U.S. compa-
nies are starting to reap their most rapid
growth in fertile lands of opportunity far
from home.
Technology trendsetters Apple Inc.,
Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc.
all mined foreign countries to produce earn-
ings or revenue that exceeded analysts’ pro-
jections in their latest quarters. Prodded by
the steadily rising demand for Internet
access and online services in developing
countries, these technology companies will
likely be wading even deeper into overseas
markets for years to come.
“The philosophy is to start your growth
in the states and then take your fight over-
seas,” says BGC Financial analyst Colin
Gillis. “That’s what the big guys are
The intensifying international focus
extends beyond technology. Century-old
companies such as Coca-Cola Co. and Ford
Motor Co. also are hoping to make more
money in countries including China and
Few U.S. industries are tying their for-
tunes to overseas markets as aggressively
as the technology sector, where new sources
of revenue are often just a matter of equip-
ping people with a computing device and an
Internet connection.
Soaring sales of iPhones in China,
Russia, India and Brazil during the April-
June period helped Apple overcome soften-
ing demand for the device in the U.S. and
Europe, where consumers seem to be more
interested in waiting for the autumn release
of a new iPhone that’s expected to feature a
larger screen.
Google generated 58 percent of its rev-
enue outside the U.S. in its second quarter,
the highest level yet for the Internet’s most
powerful company.
Facebook already gets 55 percent of its
revenue overseas, and the growth in those
markets is outpacing by what’s happening
in the U.S. The social networking service
has attracted 1.1 billion users in foreign
markets versus 200 million in the U.S. and
Netflix’s Internet video service added 1.1
million international subscribers, nearly
doubling the number it gained in the U.S
during the April-June quarter. The company
expects the trend to continue as Netfli x
enters six more European markets, includ-
ing France and Germany, in September.
Corporate profits will probably need to
keep rising to sustain the U.S. stock mar-
ket’s record-breaking run. The Standard &
Poor’s 500 index has already climbed near-
ly 8 percent this year, well ahead of its
average pace historically, while analysts
expect earnings to increase 8 percent this
year. Low interest rates and an improving
economy have helped to create a climate of
optimism, said Brad McMillan, chief
investment officer at Commonwealth
U.S. companies increasingly fish for growth overseas
NEWYORK — Virgin America’s next
destination is Wall Street.
The Burlingame-based airline filed
on Monday for an initial public offer-
ing of shares.
Virgin America Inc., which operates
out of Los Angeles and San Francisco,
flies to 22 airports in the United States
and Mexico and has a fleet of 53
planes. It is known for offering a vari-
ety of perks on its jets, including live
TV, movies, leather seats and purple
mood lighting.
But it’s still a small player. Virgi n
America carried 6.3 million passen-
gers last year, less than one percent of
the total passengers that flew on U.S.
airlines. And its fleet is a tiny fraction
of what larger carriers have. For
instance, United Airlines has more
than 1,200 aircraft in its fleet. Virgi n
America was founded in 2004 but was-
n’t approved for flying until the sum-
mer of 2007.
The company has been unprofitable
until last year, when it had earnings of
$10.1 million. In recent years, the
U.S. airline industry has posted record
profits, while Virgin America has
struggled. Since 2009 it has lost about
$407.5 million. Revenue in 2013 rose
6.9 percent to $1.42 billion from
$1.33 billion in 2012, according to
the filling.
The company licenses the Virgi n
brand name from the Virgin Group,
which was started by businessman Sir
Richard Branson. The Virgin Group’s
parent company, VX Holdings, has a
22.1 percent stake in Virgin America,
according to the filing.
Most of Virgin America’s executives
have worked at larger airlines. CEO
and President C. David Cush, who has
led the company since 2007, worked at
American Airlines for 20 years. Senior
Vice President E. Frances Fiorillo
came from Canadian Airlines. Others
have worked for Continental Airlines
and Delta Air Lines.
For the purpose of the filing with the
Securities and Exchange Commission,
the company said it could raise as much
as $115 million, but that number is
likely to change.
The company, which has its head-
quarters in Burlingame did not say
when it expects the IPO to happen,
how many shares it plans to offer, how
much each share will cost or which
exchange they will trade on.
Virgin America files plans for IPO
By Candice Choi
and Michelle Chapman
NEW YORK — The fight for penny
pinchers is intensifying.
Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying
rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5
billion, significantly broadening its
reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart,
which has been stepping up its
courtship of lower-income customers
The deal makes Dollar Tree the
biggest player in the dollar store seg-
ment, with its more than 13,000 com-
bined locations eclipsing current
leader Dollar General Corp., which has
about 11, 300.
Dollar stores grew during the reces-
sion as people across income groups
searched for cheaper options. To
attract a broader array of customers,
they also expanded their offerings to
include more groceries and brand-name
products, instead of just the party
favors and other knickknacks people
often associated with them.
More recently, however, sales at dol-
lar stores have been suffering because
the lower-income customers who go to
them are facing persistent job insta-
bility and slow wage growth in the
aftermath of the recession.
Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar
Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan
NEW YORK — Zillow and Trulia, two companies that
changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.
Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its
rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest
player in the online real estate information market.
Zillow will also become king of real estate listings
available on smartphones and tablets — the fastest grow-
ing area for listings. Both Zillow and Trulia were founded
nearly a decade ago and have capitalized on Americans’
increasing preference for researching purchases, including
homes, online, rather than relying solely on a real estate
Business brief
By Nathan Mollat
The Joe DiMaggio Baseball League World
Series is in full swing at Half Moon Bay High
School, but San Carlos and Daly City are the
only two Peninsula teams left standing in the
10-team field.
That number will be cut in half today begin-
ning at 11 a.m. when San Carlos, the South
Peninsula champion, takes on Daly City, the
San Francisco Division winner, in an elimina-
tion game. The winner of that game will then
take on defending champion Tri-County of
Winters at 1:30 p.m.
The winner of the 1:30 p.m. game will
advance to play Mendocino for the champi-
onship. Tri-County was sent into the loser’s
bracket following a 5-4 loss to Mendocino
San Carlos and Daly City have both already
played Tri-County. San Carlos lost 6-1
Saturday in the World Series opener.
“They can hit. That team can flat-out hit,”
said San Carlos manager Brian Rumsey of Tri-
County. “We played close through six
innings, then they exploded on us.”
Daly City had a more humbling experience.
After beating Half Moon Bay 4-1 in its open-
er, Daly City was pounded by Tri-County 15-0
in the second round.
“Tri-County, they’re stacked,” said Daly
City manager Paul Cunnie. “They beat up on
us pretty easily [Sunday].”
Like a lot of summer league teams, both San
Carlos and Daly City have been plagued by
player absences. Rumsey said his players are
learning the hard way it’s not easy to just fli p
the switch and be ready for playoff baseball.
“So far, we’ve been good enough to win,”
Rumsey said. “It’s a long battle (coming
through the losers’bracket). Do I think we can
get to that (championship) game? Absolutely.
But we have our work cut out.”
Cunnie said he was taken aback when a cou-
ple of key players failed to show up for the
tournament. Because of the absences, Cunnie
doesn’t know how much pitching he’ll have
left if Daly City manages to beat San Carlos in
the morning and face Tri-County at 1:30 p.m.
San Carlos, Daly City still alive in Joe D World Series
Problems in Houston
Oakland second baseman Nick Punto throws on to first to complete a fifth-inning double play during the A’s 7-3 loss to Houston Monday.
oy, professional sports in gener-
al — and the NFL in particular —
just can’t catch a break. I have to
believe the NFL, Major League Baseball,
NBA, et al are really trying to get their
players to clean up their acts, especially
off the field. There are now hefty fines and
suspensions for drug use, DUI convic-
tions or for intentionally trying to hurt
opposing players.
Beat up your girl-
friend or wife? Eh.
No big deal. At least
that is how many
think the NFL feels
when it comes to
domestic violence.
All of this stems
from the announce-
ment last week that
Baltimore Ravens
running back Ray
Rice would be suspended for two games
following his plea for an attack on his
then-fiance, one in which he essentially
knocked her out in an elevator and then
dragged her by her hair off the elevator.
Of course Rice said and did all the right
things, his now-wife forgave him (appar-
ently) and, after his two-game suspen-
sion, Rice can move on with his life and
career — promising such an incident will
never happen again.
Even if Rice is true to his word, there
are many other professional athletes
who, unfortunately, will follow in his
Many opponents feel NFL commis-
sioner Roger Goodell does not take
domestic violence seriously, given the
lightness of Rice’s punishment.
Yet if he tested positive for drugs, he
faces a six-, seven-, eight-game suspen-
Here’s a nice little rule for leagues,
franchises and teams are encouraged to
follow: general sports fans no longer
care about drug use by players. What the
vast majority of fans do not condone is
domestic abuse.
NFL has mixed
up priorities
See LOUNGE, Page 14
By Brian Melley
LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles
Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his
attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the
team to former Microsoft CEO Steve
In allowing the deal to go forward,
Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided
Monday with Sterling’s estranged wife,
Shelly Sterling, who negotiated the record
sale after the NBA banned the 80-year-old
billionaire for making
offensive remarks about
Shelly Sterling sought
the probate judge’s
approval to ink the deal
after taking over the fam-
ily trust that owns the
team because doctors
found Donald Sterling
had signs of Alzheimer’s
disease and couldn’t manage his affairs.
The judge said Shelly Sterling had negoti-
ated a good deal and the
removal of her husband as
a co-trustee was in good
faith and not part of a
secret plan to seize the
Shelly Sterling hugged
her lawyer and wept after
the judge explained his
ruling from the bench.
“I can’t believe it’s
over,” she said. “This is the best thing.”
An unusual provision of the ruling bars
Donald Sterling from seeking a court-
ordered delay of the sale as he appeals. His
lawyers plan to seek permission from an
appellate court to file an appeal.
Sterling was not in court for the ruling.
Bobby Samini, one of his lawyers, said
Sterling reacted calmly to the news and told
his lawyers they had to keep battling on
other fronts. Sterling testified during the
case that he would fight the NBA until his
Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers
See CLIPPERS, Page 14
See DIMAGGIO, Page 14
<<< Page 12, Pirates jump
out to early lead, beat Giants
Tuesday • July 29, 2014
Donald Sterling Shelly Sterling
HOUSTON — After scoring six runs in the
last four games, Houston’s offense went on
a homer spree.
Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss
and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as
the Houston Astros snapped a five-game
skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland
Athletics on Monday night.
Carter hit a monstrous three-run shot to
center field in the third to give the Astros a
lead, and Castro and Krauss went back-to-
back in the sixth, with Castro’s homer a
two-run shot.
Krauss’ homer found the upper deck in
right field and chased A’s starter Jesse
Chavez (8-7). Two batters later, Dominguez
sent a drive onto the railroad tracks in left
field off reliever Dan Otero.
“We’ve been going through our offensive
woes and, again, to see the middle of the
lineup swing the bat the way they swung it
tonight was exciting,” Houston manager Bo
Porter said.
See ATHLETICS, Page 15
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Josh Dubow
NAPA— Menelik Watson’s rookie season
proved to be mostly a waste.
Watson arrived at his first training camp
with the Oakland Raiders with an injured calf
that forced him to miss much of the presea-
son. A knee injury just
before the beginning of
the regular season cost
Watson a shot at a start-
ing job.
By the time Watson was
finally healthy he got
only limited playing
time, mostly as a sixth
offensive lineman. He
couldn’t overcome all the
missed time.
That wasn’t exactly what the Raiders were
counting on from a second-round pick, and it
certainly wasn’t what the raw Watson needed
considering he only played two seasons of
football before entering the NFL.
“It was frustrating last year. I’d wish that
on nobody, especially as a new guy coming
in,” Watson said. “I love this game. It was a
lot to have it taken away last year. This is a
new year. Last year is behind me. That’s
where it’s going to stay. ”
Watson said 2013 wasn’t a complete loss.
He learned the importance of taking care of
his body and placed extra emphasis this off-
season on conditioning, nutrition and
He also got to watch how veterans prepare
and got a better understanding of the game,
which was needed since he didn’t even start
playing football until 2011.
Watson is a former basketball player and
boxer who played one year of junior college
football at Saddleback Community College
before transferring to Florida State. He start-
ed 12 games for the Seminoles in 2012 and
earned second-team All-ACC honors.
The Raiders saw enough potential to draft
Watson 42nd overall and still believe he can
reach that level.
“You don’t see men of his size with the
kind of feet that he has,” offensive coordina-
tor Greg Olson said. “We’ve seen growth
from him. We’ll know more when we get into
live situations, but we’ve got high expecta-
tions and he has high expectations as well.”
Watson did well on the second day of
padded practice Monday, more than holding
his own against veterans like Justin Tuck
and LaMarr Woodley during pass rushing
He is penciled in as the starting right tack-
le on a revamped offensive line that has only
one starter back at his position from last
season in center Stefen Wisniewski.
The Raiders have enough confidence in
Watson that they moved free-agent addition
Austin Howard from right tackle to guard —
a position he has never played before in the
Watson is completely focused on securing
that job and has shied away from most inter-
views this offseason.
“Ever since after the season was over and
that last game I had a mission in mind,
which was to get my body back to where it
needs to be,” Watson said. “It’s just the
beginning. I guess it’s part of the reason
why I really haven’t talked with the media
because it’s really been about action and not
about talking anymore. ... Coming up
nobody knew who I was and back then it was
all about action. Just trying to get back to
Watson is especially excited for this sea-
son because the Raiders will be playing a
game in his home country of England on
Sept. 28. Watson, who grew up in
Manchester, went to London this offseason
to promote the game against Miami and
could sense the excitement back home for
the Raiders’ first game ever in England.
He said he saw plenty of people back home
in Raiders gear and gets lots of encourage-
ment from friends who want to see him suc-
ceed in the NFL.
“I can’t imagine when it’s game day,” he
said. “It’s going to be mental. There are a lot
of Raiders fans out there too. There are a cou-
ple of Miami fans but there will be a lot of
Raider fans too. It’s going to be a great
atmosphere. I can’t imagine what it will be
like on game day running out there with that
NOTES: WR Rod Streater (concussion),
WR Juron Criner (hamstring) and S Shelton
Johnson (hamstring) all missed practice. ...
WR Greg Little left practice early with a
hamstring injury. ... The Raiders signed S
Jeremy Deering to fill an open spot on the
roster. Deering is an undrafted rookie out of
Rutgers and spent time with New England in
Raiders relying on Watson to solidify line
Oakland offensive lineman Menelik Watson,right,hopes to make more progress in his second
year after an injury-marred rookie season.
By R.B. Fallstrom
ST. LOUIS — It’s become a rite of training
camp for Sam Bradford.
Every summer, he deals with the oversized
burden of living up to getting picked first
overall in 2010. The St. Louis Rams quarter-
back is not surprised that once again, he’s
supposedly at a career crossroads.
Bradford can’t remember when that wasn’t
perceived to be the case, and he tries to
ignore low outside expectations that include
a fantasy rating in the bottom half of NFL
quarterbacks and other assorted doubts. He’s
as eager as anyone on the outside to be a dif-
ference-maker in a breakthrough season.
“Every year is a ‘make it or break it’ year
according to someone,” Bradford said, then
quickly shifted to team emphasis. “I think
everyone in our locker room feels really
good about where we’re at right now and
where this football team is going.
“I think we have a great chance to be real-
ly good.”
So far he’s been impressive in camp,
rewarded for dedication to the rehab pro-
gram. Though he’s wear-
ing a brace, there have
been no restrictions.
“If we have to back
down, we’ll back down,”
coach Jeff Fisher said.
Whatever he does, criti-
cism flows freely. The
team can only scoff at
some of the opinions on
social media.
The biggest reason Bradford is a lightning
rod player is because he had the good fortune
to be the last high-dollar No. 1 pick before
the NFL went to a rookie salary cap. He has
two years to go on a six-year deal worth $78
million that can be a bit of an albatross if
the Rams aren’t winning, or if he’s injured.
“No one steps on the field to lose,”
Bradford said. “I think we want it just as bad
as the city and the fans do.”
Former Seahawks fullback Michael
Robinson suggested on ESPN recently that
Bradford has a reputation of being “soft.” He
also missed six games with a high ankle
sprain in 2011.
Another opinion making the rounds this
week is the notion Bradford is a high-paid
game manager with limited improvisational
“Geez, there’s a million experts out there
and they all know football so well, but
they’ve never coached or played a day in
their life,” defensive end Chris Long said.
“If I sit there and start talking about
Cardinals baseball, well, I’m not a baseball
player, I’m just a fan. It’s kind of out of my
Long was chosen second overall a year
before Bradford went No. 1, so he can relate
to attention that sometimes borders on
“It’s just dialogue and you’ve got to block
it out, and I think he does a really good job
of it,” Long said. “He’s a tough guy mental-
ly and physically and he’s just going to have
a big year, I just feel that way. ”
Before his season-ending left knee injury
in Week 7, Bradford appeared headed for his
best year with 14 touchdown passes and just
four interceptions.
The Rams were 3-4 with Bradford and it
could be argued he’d have made enough
impact to turn the tide in narrow home loss-
es the next two weeks against Seattle and
Tennessee. They went to a ground-oriented
offense under journeyman backup Kellen
Clemens and finished with seven wins for
the second straight year under coach Jeff
“Sam Bradford gets hurt, you change your
entire game plan,” general manager Les
Snead said.
Well before the draft the Rams assured
Bradford of their commitment and quashed
rumors about Johnny Manziel. There’s no
issue who’s No. 1 at camp. Journeyman
Shaun Hill is the backup and there are two
young quarterbacks in camp, sixth-round
pick Garrett Gilbert and Austin Davis.
“He’s come out healthier, stronger, faster,
and everybody can see it,” guard Rodger
Saffold said. “At the end of the day he does-
n’t need to be tough because we’re going to
do what we’ve got to do.”
Bradford’s goals for training camp and the
preseason are simple — get reacquainted
with the game.
“There’s no doubt that there is still a little
rust that needs to come off,” he said. “I just
haven’t been out there.”
Yet another make or break year for Rams’ Bradford
By Kristie Rieken
HOUSTON — The Houston Texans’ biggest
problem in their 2-14 season was inconsis-
tent play at quarterback.
Enter, Ryan Fitzpatrick. The veteran faces
the big task of turning around an offense that
did little right last year.
He isn’t at all daunted by the challenge and
won’t let last year’s woes bleed into 2014.
“This is completely new,” he said. “We’re
not even thinking or talking about last year
... I think everyone has seen that it is really a
year-to-year league. Just in terms of whatever
happened the year before, it doesn’t matter. If
you think about it too much then maybe it
affects you in a negative way.”
Fitzpatrick was signed in the offseason
after Houston traded Matt Schaub, whose ter-
rible play in 2013 helped doom the Texans to
the NFL’s worst record. Fitzpatrick was slated
to be Tennessee’s backup last season but was
thrust into the starting role after Jake Locker
was hurt midway through the season.
A former starter for the Buffalo Bills, the
nine-year veteran started nine games after
Locker’s injury. Fitzpatrick threw for 2,454
yards and 14 touchdowns. His best season
came in 2011, when he started each game for
the Bills and threw for 3,832 yards and 24
Some thought the Texans should take a
quarterback with the No. 1 pick in the draft,
but they instead chose to upgrade their
defense with Jadeveon Clowney.
Fitzpatrick’s good work in the offseason
prompted new coach Bill O’Brien to name
him the starter in minicamp and the quarter-
back said it feels different to be in training
camp knowing he’ll be in charge of the
“I’ve got to take the next step now from
kind of learning an offense through the off-
season, now in training camp we’re getting
ready for the season,” he said. “I’ve got to
really take on that role of ownership. I think
so far we’ve got a good start, but we’ve got a
lot of work to go.”
One player who has already been impressed
by the 31-year-old Fitzpatrick is receiver
Andre Johnson. Johnson raved about his new
signal caller following their third practice
together after Johnson skipped offseason
workouts and mandatory minicamp.
“Me and him have been doing a lot of com-
municating since I’ve been here,” Johnson
said after Houston’s first practice in full pads
on Monday. “In this offense, the quarterback
and receiver definitely have to be on the same
page, so me and him are talking all of the
time, just things about the offense.”
Johnson has some catching up to do in
learning O’Brien’s system after missing so
much time and has already been helped by
Fitzpatrick’s hands-on approach.
“We’re all still learning because it’s a new
system for everybody,” Johnson said. “He’s
into it; if you’ve got a question, there is no
hesitation. If there is something he is think-
ing about, he is going to pull you to the side
and tell you about it ... he’s always on top of
Fitzpatrick had been eager to start working
with Johnson and his first three days with
him as a teammate didn’t disappoint.
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LOB—Pittsburgh 4, San Francisco 2. 3B—Pence (6).
HR—J.Harrison (7). CS—G.Blanco (4). SF—
G.Sanchez, G.Polanco.
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Worley W,4-1 9 4 0 0 1 3
SanFrancisco IP H R ER BB SO
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Y.Petit 2 0 0 0 0 1
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Umpires—Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Brian Knight; Sec-
ond, Fieldin Culbreth;Third, Chris Segal.
T—2:34. A—41,794 (41,915).
By Antonio Gonzalez
SAN FRANCISCO — Vance Worley tossed
a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and
the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison
Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the strug-
gling San Francisco Giants on Monday
Worley (4-1) struck out three and walked
one. His only other complete game came in
a 7-2 win over the Giants on July 26, 2011,
in Philadelphia.
Four players drove in a run off Bumgarner
(12-8) in the first, and Josh Harrison hit his
seventh homer in the second to provide all
of Pittsburgh’s pop.
Worley worked over hitters the rest of the
way to hand San Francisco its fifth straight
The Sacramento native was acquired from
Minnesota on March 25 for a player to be
named or cash. He spent time in extended
spring training and with Triple-A
Indianapolis before being thrust into
Pittsburgh’s rotation because of injuries.
Worley has made the most of his opportu-
nities in the majors. He has a 2.54 ERA i n
eight appearances, including seven starts,
and silenced an announced crowd of 41,794
at AT&T Park with the best performance of
his career.
Pablo Sandoval single twice, including
leading off the fifth for the first baserunner
against Worley. Gregor Blanco hit a swing-
ing bunt single in the sixth before being
nabbed trying to steal second. And Hunter
Pence’s two-out triple in the ninth was the
only other hit Worley allowed.
The Giants, who were just swept in a
three-game home series by the Dodgers to
fall out of first place in the NL West, were
counting on their All-Star pitcher to help
wash away their woes.
Instead, Bumgarner gave up five runs and
six hits in four innings. He had allowed one
run in 14 innings since the All-Star break
and was coming off his best start of the sea-
All that evaporated in a 41-pitch first. He
allowed three hits, two walks and committed
one of two San Francisco errors in the
inning when he misfired to second trying to
pickoff Andrew McCutchen.
Gaby Sanchez, Neil Walker, Gregory
Polanco and Russell Martin each drove in a
run in the first.
Trainer’s room
Pirates: Left fielder Starling Marte can
come off the concussion list Wednesday but
likely won’t resume baseball activities until a
few days after that.
Gi ants: First baseman Brandon Belt
passed his concussion test, resumed working
out and is expected to return early in the team’s
10-game road trip that begins Friday at the
New York Mets. ... Backup catcher Hector
Sanchez failed his concussion test and said he
will be out least another three days. ... Center
fielder Angel Pagan (back) will go through his
pregame workout routine Tuesday in Arizona,
and if everything goes well the Giants will set
a date for his rehab assignment.
Quiet night for Giants’ bats
By Jenna Fryer
INDIANAPOLIS — Long before Jimmie
Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff
Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.
He was the “Wonder Boy” who racked up
wins at a record place. He brought the southern
sport to Madison Ave. and became such a
household name that even rapper Nelly name-
dropped Gordon in a song.
Gordon won all the big races, collected four
championships in seven years and had 58 vic-
tories before his 30th birthday.
Then his pace began to slow, the rest of the
field caught up to him and Johnson moved
into the Hendrick Motorsports shop as the
new kid on the block. Gordon hasn’t won a
title since, while Johnson has won five.
Now, 13 years after Gordon launched “The
Drive for 5,” Gordon is on track to collect that
elusive fifth title.
The Sprint Cup points leader won Sunday’s
Brickyard 400, a race that often gives a pre-
view of the championship. Nine times in 21
years, the winner at Indianapolis Motor
Speedway went on to hoist the Cup at the end
of the year.
“If you can do it here, you can do it any-
where,” Gordon said after his NASCAR-record
fifth win at Indy.
Gordon, a week shy of his 43rd birthday and
often fighting an aching back, won on the
20th anniversary celebration of his first
Brickyard victory. It came on the day the
Mayor of Indianapolis proclaimed “Jeff
Gordon Day” and showed Gordon is trying to
make 2014 his year.
Although he talked in January of retirement
considerations, Gordon is reinvigorated and
deeply committed to winning a title with his
No. 24 team.
“You feel like you’ve kind of won all that
you could win, you’ve won four champi-
onships, then a guy like Jimmie Johnson
comes along and starts dominating, you kind
of lose the motivation,” Gordon said.
But he is inspired by the work ethic and ded-
ication of crew chief Alan Gustafson, and fears
being “the weak link” of the race team. He
also is motivated to share his success with
wife, Ingrid, and their two young children.
Gordon married Ingrid in 2006 and the couple
quickly added a boy and a girl to the family.
“It’s pushed me to give more, do more, work
harder,” he said. “Ingrid has never experienced
a championship. I told her ‘Hey, I know you
want to know what it’s like to win a champi-
onship. Well, there’s a big commitment that it
takes.’ She’s like ‘Whatever it takes.’
“That’s the kind of year that we’re having.
We’re just putting everything we possibly can
into it.”
It’s going take everything Gordon has to
win this Chase for the Sprint Cup champi-
onship, the first under a winner-take-all, elim-
ination round format.
A model of consistency all season long
with 14 top-10 finishes in 20 races, the slate
will be wiped clean come September. Gordon
will have to be aggressive and out front to
make it through the three elimination rounds.
If he is one of the four drivers to advance all
the way to the Homestead finale, the title will
go to the best driver in the fastest car on one
day only.
Gordon eyeing fifth title after big Brickyard win
Jeff Gordon kisses the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after winning his fifth
Brickyard 400. He hopes to parlay Sunday’s victory into his fifth Sprint Cup championship.
Donovan leads Galaxy
to 3-0 win over Sounders
SEATTLE — Landon Donovan
assisted on Gyasi Zardes’ goal in the
eighth minute, then scored off a
rebound 10 minutes later and led the
Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive
3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on
Monday night.
Donovan and the Galaxy won for the
fourth time in six matches and handed
the Western Conference-leading
Sounders one of their worst home MLS
losses in franchise history. Seattle
lost 4-1 last season at home to
Vancouver. The worst home defeat was
a 4-0 loss to Los Angeles in 2010 that
prompted Sounders management to
offer refunds to fans.
Donavan added a second assist on
Stefan Ishizaki’s goal as he ran
unmarked down the right side of the
field and beat Seattle goalkeeper Stefan
Frei to the far post.
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Exp. 7/31/14
that same afternoon.
“For the first game, we’re all right. If we win, then we’re in
trouble,” Cunnie said. “If I had my whole (pitching) staff, we’d
be in good shape. But I don’t have my whole staff.”
No matter what happens against San Carlos, Cunnie is see-
ing progress in the Daly City Joe DiMaggio program. This is
the second straight year Daly City qualified for the Joe
DiMaggio World Series.
“I’m pleased with my guys,” Cunnie said. “This team is not
as good as the team that went to the world series last year, but
this year we’ve gone farther.”
San Carlos and Daly City are the last two Peninsula teams
left because San Bruno, the North Peninsula Division champi-
on, along with Half Moon Bay — which was assured a spot in
the world series as tournament host — were both eliminated
after losing twice in as many games to start the tournament.
San Bruno opened world series play Saturday with an 8-1
loss to Mendocino. Sunday, San Bruno fell 3-2 to SF Cardinals
and was eliminated.
Half Moon Bay fell to Daly City 4-1 in the opener, and were
eliminated by virtue of a 13-2 decision against San Carlos.
With its win over Tri-County, Mendocino moves into the
championship game, where it will need to be defeated twice to
be denied the title. The championship game begins at 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Half Moon Bay. If a second game needs to be
played, it will begin 30 minutes after the first game.
Continued from page 11
Drug use in sports has been prevalent for so long I think
many just assume spectacular performances are drug
induced. Some will say drug use in professional sports is a
victimless crime, that the long-term ramifications only
hurt the user.
I don’t think you will find anyone who will condone
beating up anybody, but when a NFL football star beats
down his soon-to-be wife, he will be hard pressed to find a
lot of support.
And yet when the NFL had a chance to really make a
statement about not condoning such violence, Goodell
dropped the ball.
So, here is a partial breakdown of punishment for infrac-
tions in the NFL: fail a drug test, four-game suspension;
beat your girlfriend unconscious, two-game suspension.
The bad news is, I guarantee this will not be the last time
Goddell will have to hand down a suspension for a domestic
violence incident by one of the players in his league. He’ll
get a chance to right the Rice wrong in the future and, if
he’s been listening to the outcry from the society of
sports, he’ll realize he’ll need to wield a much bigger ham-
mer next time.
Looks like we’re about to find out what kind of baseball
team the Oakland A’s have. Will the loss of their leadoff
hitter cause as drastic a drop as the San Francisco Giants
experienced when it lost Angel Pagan?
We might find out.
First, Oakland’s regular leadoff hitter, center fielder Coco
Crisp, has been dealing with a neck injury all season long
since an early-season encounter with the fence. He’s been
in and out of the Oakland lineup since and apparently
things took a turn for the worst Sunday when he was sent
home from the A’s road trip in Texas to get further medical
No problem. Craig Gentry has done a fine job filling in
for Crisp — but now Gentry is going on the disabled list
after having his hand broken when he was hit by a pitch
Sunday. The A’s called up Billy Burns from Double-A
Midland to fill Gentry’s spot.
Despite having the best record in baseball, the A’s still
have to focus on winning the American League West first,
as the second-place Angels have the second-best record in
baseball and are only a couple games behind Oakland.
If Crisp can get healthy enough where he can play more
often than not, then the A’s should be OK. If Crisp has to
miss any significant amount of time over the next couple
of months, A’s fans are in for a wild ride.
Although given the number of home runs Oakland hits
coming from nearly every spot in the lineup, they’ll prob-
ably survive without Crisp for a couple of weeks. That’s
something the Giants could not accomplish with Pagan out
of the lineup.
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email: nathan@smdailyjournal.com. You follow him on
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With lawsuits pending in state and federal courts, the rul-
ing in Los Angeles County Superior Court is unlikely to put
an end to the bizarre saga that began in April when a record-
ing surfaced of Sterling scolding his young girlfriend for
bringing black men to Clippers games.
The NBAmoved quickly to ban Sterling for life and fined
him $2.5 million.
Sterling was apologetic after the audio recording went
viral, but his mea culpa backfired when he criticized Lakers
great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with
Sterling’s girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he
had HIV. Sterling was roundly condemned from locker
rooms to the Oval Office, where President Barack Obama
called Sterling’s remarks “incredibly offensive racist state-
With the NBAthreatening to seize the team and auction it,
Sterling initially gave his wife of 58 years permission to
negotiate a sale but then refused to sign the $2 billion
Ballmer deal, which would be a record price for an NBA
team. He said he would sue the league instead and then
revoked the trust, which his lawyers said effectively killed
the deal.
The nonjury trial held over several weeks focused mainly
on whether Shelly Sterling properly removed her husband
as a trustee and whether her actions carried any weight after
he revoked the trust.
Donald Sterling claimed his wife had deceived him about
the medical exams. His lawyers argued Monday that Shelly
Sterling’s lawyers were in cahoots with the doctors who
examined him and that his wife conspired with NBA
Commissioner Adam Silver to remove him from the trust.
“There’s no evidence, I’ll repeat that as loudly as you
allow,” attorney Maxwell Blecher said during closing argu-
ment, his voice rising. “There’s no evidence that Mr.
Sterling was incapable of carrying out his duties as a co-
Levanas said there was no credible evidence that Sterling
was defrauded.
Blecher said he was deeply disappointed in the judge’s
legal analysis.
The ruling Monday was tentative until the judge files it in
NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement that the
league was pleased and looked forward to the transaction
closing as soon as possible.
Continued from page 11
All tickets claimed for
LeBron’s homecoming show
AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James’ Ohio hometown says
fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for
the homecoming event expected to be his first public
appearance in the state since announcing his return to the
Cleveland Cavaliers.
The free tickets for the Aug. 8 show at InfoCision Stadium
in Akron were released Monday and were gone within hours.
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recently read an
article in the trade
journal “American
Funeral Director”
about the famous
quote by the late
“Sir William Ewart
Gladstone”, the celebrated English four term
Prime Minister who was known for his
colorful oratories and speeches on the floor
of Parliament. This 19
century statesman
was renowned for many unique sayings, but
he is most noted among Funeral Directors
for saying this: “Show me the manner in
which a nation cares for its dead, and I will
measure with mathematical exactness the
tender mercies of its people, their respect for
the laws of the land and their loyalty to high
ideals.” This quote is very lyrical and well
thought out. It has become a long time
custom for many Funeral Homes to display
this quote on a plaque for all to see. The
meaning is obvious and is a direct
comparison between caring for our fallen
loved ones and the way we care for
ourselves, our community and our society.
To many observers it may appear that
we’ve lost the motivation to care for our
loved ones in a proper way, and that our
society has become misguided. Taking into
consideration the way our government
leaders sometimes act, without the maturity
to function unselfishly, is disturbing, and the
reasons they got elected can be alarming.
Also, in the eyes of logical people violence
should be against our nature, but seemingly
is embedded in our way of life. It is topsy-
turvy for a culture to view cruelty and tribal
brutality as a form of normality, and for love
to be viewed as an obscenity.
Yes, some say our society is falling apart,
but looking at the overall big picture I see
most people yearning to live a peaceful and
courteous life with those around them. Most
people are not violent. Most people want to
be accepted. Most people want to be happy.
Remember that “hate” is taught.
Wouldn’t it make more sense for “love” to
be taught? Teaching youngsters to be
curious and to enjoy the “differences” of
those around them would be a good start.
They say that it’s hard to teach old dogs new
tricks. But old dogs will not be here forever,
and with effort every young dog could be
cultivated with ideals for supporting others
with respect. Putting this into practice may
seem daunting, but it’s not impossible and
over time could be valuable for our future.
Humanity has always been burdened with
a good percentage of bad guys. But, all in
all, the ideals that the majority of us value
and strive to promote, life, liberty and the
pursuit of happiness, are shared in our core.
Going back to Gladstone’s quote, I see
the vast majority of the families we serve at
deeply committed to doing the right thing
for their loved ones. They come to us with a
desire for closure and to enact final tributes
for those they’ve cherished. Whether public
or private their feelings are similar, and
showing one last bit of proper care is their
goal. For me this is a sign of hope, showing
that overall we are a society of good people
with a nature to live in harmony and peace.
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East Division
W L Pct GB
Baltimore 58 46 .558 —
Toronto 57 50 .533 2 1/2
New York 54 51 .514 4 1/2
Tampa Bay 52 54 .491 7
Boston 48 58 .453 11
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Detroit 57 45 .559 —
Kansas City 53 51 .510 5
Cleveland 52 53 .495 6 1/2
Chicago 51 55 .481 8
Minnesota 47 57 .452 11
West Division
W L Pct GB
A’s 65 40 .619 —
Los Angeles 63 41 .606 1 1/2
Seattle 54 51 .514 11
Houston 43 63 .406 22 1/2
Texas 42 64 .396 23 1/2
Tampa Bay 2, Milwaukee 1
Toronto 14, Boston 1
Texas 4, N.Y.Yankees 2
Houston 7, Oakland 3
L.A. Angels (Weaver 11-6) at Baltimore (Tillman 7-
5), 4:05 p.m.
Seattle(Iwakuma8-5) at Cleveland(Bauer 4-5),4:05
Chicago White Sox (Quintana 5-7) at Detroit
(An.Sanchez 7-4), 4:08 p.m.
Milwaukee (Garza 7-7) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 6-6),
4:10 p.m.
Toronto (Stroman 6-2) at Boston (R.De La Rosa 3-3),
4:10 p.m.
N.Y.Yankees (McCarthy 2-0) at Texas (N.Martinez 1-
6), 5:05 p.m.
Minnesota (Gibson 8-8) at Kansas City (Shields 9-5),
5:10 p.m.
Oakland (Samardzija 2-1) at Houston (Feldman 4-
8), 5:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at Tampa Bay, 9:10 a.m.
Oakland at Houston, 11:10 a.m.
L.A. Angels at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m.
Seattle at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 4:08 p.m.
Toronto at Boston, 4:10 p.m.
N.Y.Yankees at Texas, 5:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 5:10 p.m.
East Division
W L Pct GB
Washington 57 46 .553 —
Atlanta 58 48 .547 1/2
Miami 52 53 .495 6
New York 51 55 .481 7 1/2
Philadelphia 46 60 .434 12 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 59 48 .551 —
St. Louis 56 48 .538 1 1/2
Pittsburgh 56 49 .533 2
Cincinnati 52 53 .495 6
Chicago 43 61 .413 14 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 59 47 .557 —
Giants 57 49 .538 2
San Diego 46 59 .438 12 1/2
Arizona 46 60 .434 13
Colorado 43 62 .410 15 1/2
Atlanta 2, San Diego 0
Arizona 2, Cincinnati 1, 15 innings
Tampa Bay 2, Milwaukee 1
N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 1
Miami 7,Washington 6
Chicago Cubs 4, Colorado 1
Pittsburgh 5, San Francisco 0
Arizona (Cahill 1-7) at Cincinnati (Leake 7-9), 4:10
Milwaukee (Garza 7-7) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 6-6),
4:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (Hamels 5-5) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 4-3),
4:10 p.m.
Washington (Strasburg 7-8) at Miami (H.Alvarez 7-
5), 4:10 p.m.
Colorado (J.De La Rosa 11-6) at Chicago Cubs
(E.Jackson 5-11), 5:05 p.m.
Atlanta (Harang 9-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 6-5),
7:10 p.m.
St.Louis (Lynn 11-7) at San Diego (T.Ross 9-10),7:10
Pittsburgh(Liriano2-7) at SanFrancisco(Hudson8-
7), 7:15 p.m.
Milwaukee at Tampa Bay, 9:10 a.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 9:10 a.m.
Arizona at Cincinnati, 9:35 a.m.
Washington at Miami, 9:40 a.m.
Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 12:45 p.m.
Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 5:05 p.m.
Atlanta at L.A. Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.
St. Louis at San Diego, 7:10 p.m.
Houston 7, Oakland 3
Astros ab r h bi Athletics ab r h bi
Lowrie ss 4 1 2 0 Altuve 2b 4 1 1 0
Vogt 1b 5 1 2 1 Gonzalez ss 4 0 1 0
Cespedes cf3 0 0 1 Carter dh 3 2 1 3
Donaldson3b41 2 0 J.Castro c 4 1 1 2
D.Norris c 4 0 1 1 Krauss lf 3 1 1 1
Moss lf 3 0 0 0 Hoes ph-lf 1 0 0 0
Callaspodh4 0 1 0 Singleton 1b3 0 0 0
Reddick rf 3 0 0 0 Dominguez 3b 3 1 1 1
B.Burns ph1 0 0 0 Grossman rf3 0 0 0
Punto 2b 3 0 1 0 Hernandez cf 2 1 1 0
Totals 34 3 9 3 Totals 30 7 7 7
Oakland 011 010 000 — 3
Houston 003 004 00x — 7
DP—Oakland 1,Houston 1. LOB—Oak-
land 8, Houston 2. 2B—Vogt (8),
Donaldson (16). 3B—Lowrie (1). HR—
Vogt (5), Carter (21), J.Castro (10), Krauss
(5), M.Dominguez (13). SF—Cespedes.
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO
Chavez L,8-7 5 1-3 5 6 6 3 5
Otero 2-3 1 1 1 0 0
Scribner 1 1 0 0 0 0
Abad 1 0 0 0 0 3
SanFranciscoIP H R ER BB SO
Oberholtzer W,3-76 2-3 8 3 3 1 2
Fields 1 1 0 0 0 0
Sipp 1 1-3 0 0 0 2 1
T—2:51. A—18,259 (42,060).
The last time Houston hit three
home runs in an inning was June
5, 2013, against Baltimore.
The Astros were coming off a
three-game sweep at the hands of
“It’s just nice to see that after we
struggled against the Marlins to
score runs,” Carter said. “It’s nice
to see the offense come around like
Houston starter Brett
Oberholtzer (3-7) won for the first
time since May 30, giving up
three runs and eight hits with two
strikeouts in 6 2-3 innings.
“For me and Castro, it was the
same game plan,” Oberholtzer
said. “Just attack them, throw the
ball in and stay away from the big
Chavez allowed a season-high
six runs and five hits with five
strikeouts in 5 1-3 innings.
“I thought he was throwing the
ball really well, real similar to
how he did last time out,” Oakland
manager Bob Melvin said. “I
think the Carter at-bat affected the
way things went from there.”
The three home runs allowed
were a career high. Chavez had
allowed three home runs in his last
11 starts combined.
“To sum up the whole day, it was
three pitches and one walk,”
Chavez said. “That can’t happen
when you have the lead, and it’s
something that has been my
Achilles heel, giving back the
runs they get for me and not being
able to get through six.”
Stephen Vogt had two hits,
including a solo home run in the
third into the upper deck in right
to give the A’s a 2-0 lead. Jed
Lowrie and Josh Donaldson each
added two hits for Oakland.
Derek Norris gave the A’s a 1-0
lead in the second with an RBI sin-
gle, and Yoenis Cespedes tied it at
3 with a sacrifice fly in the fifth.
Continued from page 11
Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron
Scott is their new coach Monday
The Lakers finally made the
long-anticipated announcement in
a news release. Scott will be intro-
duced at a news conference Tuesday
at the Lakers’ training complex.
Scott told reporters last weekend
he had been hired by the Lakers,
who have been without a coach
since Mike D’Antoni resigned
April 30. Scott is the 25th head
coach in the 16-time NBAchampi-
ons’ franchise history.
General manager Mitch Kupchak
said he conducted “an extensive
and thorough search” with owner
Jim Buss.
“We’re proud to welcome Byron
back to the Lakers family as our
next head coach,” Kupchak said.
“Byron has proven himself at the
highest levels of the game as both
a player and a coach in his almost
30 years of NBA experience. His
leadership skills and track record
for success make him the ideal per-
son to lead this franchise for-
Scott is 416-521 as a head coach
for New Jersey, New Orleans and
Cleveland, reaching two NBA
Finals with the Nets. He has won
three division titles, and he was
the NBA’s coach of the year in
Scott also was a shooting guard
for the Lakers for 11 seasons,
playing alongside Magic Johnson
during the Showtime era. He was a
teammate of Lakers star Kobe
Bryant during his final NBA sea-
son, and Bryant has endorsed
Scott for his new job.
Lakers confirm Byron Scott is new coach
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
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By Krista Larson and Maria Cheng
DAKAR, Senegal — No one knows for
sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer
came into contact with the day he boarded a
flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana,
changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in
Nigeria, where authorities say he died days
later from Ebola, one of the deadliest dis-
eases known to man.
Now health workers are scrambling to
trace those who may have been exposed to
Sawyer across West Africa, including flight
attendants and fellow passengers.
Health experts say it is unlikely he could
have infected others with the virus that can
cause victims to bleed from the eyes, mouth
and ears. Still, unsettling questions remain:
How could a man whose sister recently died
from Ebola manage to board a plane leaving
the country? And worse: Could Ebola
become the latest disease to be spread by
international air travel?
Sawyer’s death on Friday has led to
tighter screening of airline passengers in
West Africa, where an unprecedented out-
break that emerged in March has killed more
than 670 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and
Liberia. But some health authorities
expressed little confidence in such precau-
“The best thing would be if people did not
travel when they were sick, but the problem
is people won’t say when they’re sick. They
will lie in order to travel, so it is doubtful
travel recommendations would have a big
impact,” said Dr. David Heymann, profes-
sor of infectious diseases at the London
School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
“The important thing is for countries to
be prepared when they get patients infected
with Ebola, that they are isolated, family
members are told what to do and health
workers take the right steps.”
The World Health Organization is await-
ing laboratory confirmation after Nigerian
health authorities said Sawyer tested posi-
tive for Ebola, WHO spokesman Gregory
Hartl said. The WHO has not recommended
any travel restrictions since the outbreak
came to light.
“We would have to consider any travel rec-
ommendations very carefully, but the best
way to stop this outbreak is to put the nec-
essary measures in place at the source of
infection,” Hartl said. Closing borders
“might help, but it won’t be exhaustive or
The risk of travelers contracting Ebola is
considered low because it requires direct
contact with bodily fluids or secretions such
as urine, blood, sweat or saliva, experts
say. Ebola can’t be spread like flu through
casual contact or breathing in the same air.
Patients are contagious only once the dis-
ease has progressed to the point they show
symptoms, according to the WHO. And the
most vulnerable are health care workers and
relatives who come in much closer contact
with the sick.
Still, witnesses say Sawyer, a 40-year-old
Liberian Finance Ministry employee en
route to a conference in Nigeria, was vomit-
ing and had diarrhea aboard at least one of
his flights with some 50 other passengers
aboard. Ebola can be contracted from traces
of feces or vomit, experts say.
Sawyer was immediately quarantined upon
arrival in Lagos — a city of 21 million peo-
ple — and Nigerian authorities say his fel-
low travelers were advised of Ebola’s symp-
toms and then were allowed to leave. The
incubation period can be as long as 21 days,
meaning anyone infected may not fall ill for
several weeks.
Health officials rely on “contact tracing”
— locating anyone who may have been
exposed, and then anyone who may have
come into contact with that person. That
may prove impossible, given that other
passengers journeyed on to dozens of other
Patrick Sawyer had planned to visit his
family in Minnesota next month to attend
two of his three daughters’ birthdays, his
wife, Decontee Sawyer, told KSTP-TV i n
New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare
how, and if, they are meeting the instruc-
tional minute requirement. The majority of
these schools seem to be missing marks in
the physical education department, accord-
ing to the email survey the district conduct-
“I was surprised,” said Superintendent
Alejandro Hogan. “But also there’s been a
shift in the last few years because all dis-
tricts were looking at implementation of
Common Core, math and language arts, so I
could see how physical education could fall
off the radar, but that shouldn’t happen.”
The data collected showed 44 percent of
schools — four sites — are meeting or
exceeding this requirement in all grade lev-
els, while 33 percent of schools, three
sites, are meeting the requirement in some
grade levels, but not all. Additionally, 22
percent of schools, two sites, were unable
to provide the district with specific
times/minutes per grade level and do not
appear to be meeting the requirement,
according to a staff report. Still, this data
needs to be taken with a grain of salt since
only 60 percent of principals were able to
respond, as it’s summer break.
“Where we are in the district (in terms of
elementary school physical education) is
still up in the air because the data is skewed
because it wasn’t completely representative
of each school site,” said board President
Maurice Goodman. “It did highlight we did
have some issues at some schools. There
were two new principals not aware of over-
seeing physical education programs. It’s
just a matter of the teachers understanding
what their responsibilities are, principals
offering support and the superintendent
making sure principals are held account-
California law establishes the priority of
physical education instruction and
Education Code Section 51210 requires 200
minutes of physical education every 10
school days for students in grades one
through six, according to the staff report.
The district now plans to reinstate a past
subcommittee on physical education, while
recruiting new parents, teachers, principals
and others to gather some information,
Goodman said
“The district is not trying to look back,”
he said. “We’re trying to make sure at day
one (of this coming school year) they’re
following ed code. Physical education pro-
gramming is not only an opportunity to
teach making healthy lifestyle changes, but
also give them (students) an opportunity to
build confidence.”
The committee’s first task is to look into
if the perception that elementary schools in
the district lack adequate physical education
programming is real, Hogan said.
Additionally, in the fall, the district’s
Educational Services Department will help
review the legal requirements for elemen-
tary physical education with all principals
who will go over this with their staff.
Principals at those sites who are meeting
the requirements will be asked to share their
site’s daily schedules and explain the
process they used to the other principals.
The department will provide principals with
the physical education framework and the
physical education standards, in addition to
sample lesson plans and daily schedules, to
share with staff.
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal to
improve veterans’ health care would author-
ize at least $17 billion to fix the health pro-
gram scandalized by long patient wait times
and falsified records covering up delays, the
bill’s chief supporters said Monday.
The agreement includes $10 billion in
emergency spending to make it easier for
veterans who can’t get prompt appoint-
ments with Veterans Affairs doctors to
obtain outside care; $5 billion to hire doc-
tors, nurses and other medical staff; and
about $1.5 billion to lease 27 new clinics
across the country, the chairmen of the
House and Senate Veterans Affairs commit-
tees said.
The bill also would expand a scholarship
program for veterans to include surviving
spouses of military members who died in the
line of duty, allow all veterans to qualify for
in-state college tuition, and grant the
Veterans Affairs secretary authority to
immediately fire senior executives, while
providing employees with streamlined
appeal rights.
The bill “makes certain that we address the
immediate crisis of veterans being forced
onto long waiting lists for health care,” said
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chairman of the
Senate Veterans Affairs panel. The bill also
“strengthens the VAso that it will be able to
hire the doctors, nurses and medical person-
nel it needs so we can permanently put an
end to the long waiting lists,” Sanders said
at a news conference with Rep. Jeff Miller,
R-Fla., his House counterpart.
Miller said the bill would “go a long way
to resolve the crisis” that is gripping the
Department of Veterans Affairs. The agency
has been rocked by reports of patients dying
while awaiting treatment and mounting evi-
dence that workers falsified or omitted
appointment schedules to mask frequent,
long delays. The resulting election-year
firestorm forced VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
to resign in late May.
Sanders and Miller reached agreement on a
plan to reform the VAover the weekend after
Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B
Proposed new Veterans Affairs medical facilities, part of an agreement reached Sunday between House and Senate
leaders negotiating a bill to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans’ access to health care. CBOC
stands for community based outpatient clinic, or a walk-in clinic.
Arizona Phoenix CBOC
California Chico CBOC
California Chula Vista CBOC
California Redding CBOC
California San Diego CBOC
Connecticut West Haven Homeless drop-in center
Florida New Port Richey Outpatient clinic
Georgia Cobb County CBOC
Hawaii Leeward Oahu Outpatient health access center
Illinois Hines Research
Kansas Johnson County CBOC
Louisiana Lafayette CBOC
Louisiana Lake Charles CBOC
Massachusetts Worcester CBOC
Missouri Cape Girardeau CBOC
New Jersey Brick CBOC
New Mexico Albuquerque Clinical research and pharmacological center
Nebraska Lincoln CBOC
Oklahoma Tulsa CBOC
Puerto Rico Ponce Outpatient clinic
South Carolina Charleston Primary care and dental annex
South Carolina Myrtle Beach CBOC consolidation
Tennessee Chattanooga Multispecialty clinic
Texas San Antonio Lease consolidation
Texas Tyler CBOC
Texas Houston Research
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U.S.Senate Veterans’Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders,left,and House Veterans’
Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller announce bipartisan legislation to address problems
in the VA health care system.
List of proposed new VA medical facilities
See VETERANS, Page 18
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
more than six weeks of sometimes testy
talks. The compromise measure would require
the VAto pay private doctors to treat qualify-
ing veterans who can’t get prompt appoint-
ments at the VA’s nearly 1,000 hospitals and
outpatient clinics, or those who live at least
40 miles from one of them. The bill would
limit the number of veterans who can get out-
side care by restricting it to those who are
enrolled as of Aug. 1.
The proposed restrictions are important in
controlling costs for the program.
Congressional budget analysts had projected
that tens of thousands of veterans who cur-
rently are not treated by the VAwould likely
seek VAcare if they could see a private doctor
paid for by the government.
The deal requires a vote by a conference
committee of House and Senate negotiators,
and votes in the full House and Senate.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest
said President Barack Obama welcomes the
bipartisan deal. “There are much-needed
reforms that need to be implemented” at the
VA, Earnest said. The White House is espe-
cially pleased that the bill includes emer-
gency spending “to provide VAthe addition-
al resources necessary to deliver timely,
high-quality care to veterans through a
strengthened VAsystem,” Earnest said.
An updated audit by the VA this month
showed that about 10 percent of veterans
seeking medical care at VAhospitals and clin-
ics still have to wait at least 30 days for an
appointment. About 46,000 veterans have
had to wait at least three months for initial
appointments, the report said, and an addi-
tional 7,000 veterans who asked for appoint-
ments over the past decade never got them.
Acting VASecretary Sloan Gibson has said
the VA is making improvements, but said
veterans in many communities still are wait-
ing too long to receive needed care. The VA
provides health care to nearly 9 million
enrolled veterans.
The House and Senate are set to adjourn at
the end of the week until early September,
and lawmakers from both parties have said
completing a bill on veterans’ health care is
a top priority.
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By Mike Stobbe
NEWYORK — When it comes to prevent-
ing the spread of germs, maybe the presi-
dent is on to something with his fondness
for fist bumps.
The familiar knocking of knuckles
spreads only one-twentieth the amount of
bacteria that a handshake does, researchers
report. That’s better than a high-five, which
still passes along less than half the amount
as a handshake.
So fist bumps — popularized by Barack
Obama and others — seem to be the wisest
greeting, especially during cold and flu sea-
son, said researcher David Whitworth of
Aberystwyth University in Wales.
The importance of hand hygiene is noth-
ing new in medicine. But the researchers
realized that while a lot of research focused
on hands getting germy from touching
doorknobs and other surfaces, only a few
studies had looked at handshakes.
“And there are alternatives to handshakes.
You see them on telly all the time — the fist
bump and high-five and all that,” Whitworth
He and a student, Sara Mela, shook hands,
fist-bumped and high-fived each other
dozens of times for the research. One wore a
glove covered in bacteria, while the other
had a clean sterilized glove. After each
greeting, they measured how much bacteria
had been transferred.
Their results were published online
Monday in the American Journal of
Infection Control.
What makes the fist bump more sanitary?
Mostly, it’s the smaller amount of surface
area in contact between the two hands, an
analysis suggests.
Study: Fist bumps less
germy than handshakes
By Lindsey Tanner
CHICAGO — Acostly drug given mostly
to premature babies is at the center of a
clash between the manufacturer and
the nation’s leading pediatrician’s
group, which recommends scal-
ing back use of the medicine.
The dispute involves new
guidelines from the American
Academy of Pediatrics, which
say medical evidence shows
the drug benefits few children
other than very young pre-
emies. The medicine guards
against a common but usually
mild virus that can cause serious
lung problems.
It’s the second time in two
years that the influential
group has recommended
narrowing use of the
drug, sold by
MedImmune under the
brand name Synagis.
MedImmune is
fighting back with
full-page newspa-
per ads that say
the updated
policy threat-
e n s
“our most vulnerable babies.”
Synagis protects against RSV, or respiratory syncytial
virus, which infects nearly all U.S. children by the age of 2.
For most, it causes only mild, cold-like symptoms. But it is
also the most common cause of pneumonia in U.S. infants,
and as many as 125,000 young children are hospitalized with
RSV each year, according to the federal Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
It was approved in 1998 for use in certain “high-risk” chil-
dren, based on research showing benefits for certain children
including premature infants born at 35 weeks or earlier. The
pediatricians’ group says it has sought to provide more spe-
cific guidance because the government’s definition of high
risk is vague.
The medicine is given in a series of seasonal injections
costing thousands of dollars, and a recent lag in Synagis sales
may explain MedImmune’s tactics, which include recruiting
parents to help tout the drug.
Sales for the first quarter of 2014 totaled $328 million,
down 19 percent from $414 million in the same period last
year, according to an earnings report from parent company
Company spokeswoman Alisha Martin said it placed full-
page ads in The New York Times and several other newspapers
because “we felt it important to inform parents — including
the half-a-million women who give birth prematurely each
year — of the decisions being made that could impact the lives
of their children.”
Studies show the drug can slightly reduce risks for being
hospitalized but doesn’t shorten hospital stays or lessen
chances for long-term complications or death, said Dr. H.
Cody Meissner, a member of an academy committee involved
in drafting the new guidance and an infectious disease expert
at Tufts Medical Center.
Advances in treatment for preemies in recent years make
Synagis, also known as palivizumab (pah-lih-VIH’-zu-
mahb), unnecessary for many, the academy says. Its new guid-
ance recommends it only for: infants born before 29 weeks;
older preemies with chronic lung disease and those with cer-
tain heart problems; and certain other at-risk children
younger than age 2.
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at sentencing, Chief Deputy District
Attorney Karen Guidotti said.
To qualify for Pathways, Velete must
prove residency in San Mateo County
and have a documented mental diagno-
Velete has a history of serious men-
tal health illness and both his treat-
ment and housing were in flux when he
committed the “very horrible crime”
which was “too weird to be done by a
sane person,” Rajan said.
Rajan said Velete’s mental issues
don’t excuse his actions but do help
explain them.
Prosecutors say Velete, who is on
both felony and misdemeanor proba-
tion for prior assault and domestic vio-
lence convictions, was angry the terri-
er mix puppy, Lucky, defecated on the
floor so he spent a month torturing the
animal before killing it. The abuse
reportedly included keeping him crated
in the bathroom, punching and kick-
ing, feeding him his bipolar medica-
tion, taping his mouth shut, spraying
household cleaner in his eyes and
hanging him in a duffel bag from the
shower while he whimpered.
“This was obviously a really serious
case and actually quite shocking,”
Guidotti said.
Rajan said some of Velete’s behav-
ior, such as feeding him the medica-
tion, was a misguided effort to treat the
“On some level, obviously it was
not the right thing to do but even his
mother who wasn’t particularly friend-
ly to him admitted he seemed to want
to help the dog,” Rajan said.
Some of the abuse happened in front
of Velete’s 4-year-old daughter which
led to the child endangerment charge.
Velete eventually suffocated Lucky
and took him away in a duffel bag after
which the girlfriend’s mother, who had
reportedly been too terrified to contact
authorities before, finally called the
police to the apartment, according to
Velete remains in custody on
$50,000 bail pending his sentencing
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Busy Bee Dogs. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Burlingame Public Library, 480
Primrose Road, Burlingame. Free tick-
ets are available in the Main Library.
For more information contact John
Piche at piche@plsinfo.org.
Magic Science presents: Amazing
Science Whiz Show. 6:30 p.m. San
Mateo Main Public Library, 55 W.
Third Ave., San Mateo. Part of the
Paws to Read summer program for
children. Free. For more information
call 522-7838.
Millbrae Library Summer Musical
Open House. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave.,
Millbrae. Music presented by Beatles
tribute band The Sun Kings, activities
for children and refreshments for the
family. For more information call 697-
Healthy Cooking with Laura Stec:
Manage Your Microbes. 7 p.m.
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de
las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more
information email
Original ‘Peanuts’ Paintings by
Tom Everhart. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Peabody Fine Art Gallery, 206 Santa
Cruz Ave., Menlo Park. As the only
artist authorized by Charles Schulz to
paint his beloved Peanuts characters
in his own unique style, Tom’s work is
in increasingly high demand in the
art community. Originals are avail-
able for purchase through this exhi-
bition as well as a number of limited
edition prints. Exhibits continue
through Sept. 1. Free. For more infor-
mation call 322-2200.
Computer Class: Facebook. 10:30
a.m. Belmont Library. For more infor-
mation contact belmont@smcl.org.
San Mateo Professional Alliance
Weekly Networking Lunch. Noon
to 1 p.m. Spiedo Ristorante, 223 E.
Fourth Ave., San Mateo.Free admis-
sion, but lunch is $17. For more infor-
mation call 430-6500.
Free Community Shred Event in
Foster City. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. City Hall
Parking Lot, 610 Foster City Blvd.,
Foster City. Limited to three boxes
per household. Free. For more infor-
mation call 286-3215.
What’s On Wednesday Duct Tape
Day. 3 p.m. Burlingame Public
Library, 480 Primrose Road,
Burlingame. All programs for stu-
dents sixth-grade and up. For more
information contact John Piche at
School of Rock presents the
Something’s Brewin’ Outdoor
Concert Series. 5:30 p.m. to 6:30
p.m. PJCC Hamlin Garden, 800 Foster
City Blvd., Foster City. For more infor-
mation go to www.pjcc.org.
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Miracles or Mere Coincidences? 7
p.m. to 8 p.m. Bethany Lutheran
Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Share your experience and opinion
at Lifetree Cafe Menlo Park’s hour-
long conversation questioning mira-
cles and whether they are real and
happening today. Complimentary
snacks and beverages will be served.
For more information call 854-5897
or email lifetreecafemp@gmail.com.
Spud Hilton Travel Program. 7 p.m.
Burlingame Public Library, 480
Primrose Road, Burlingame. A pres-
entation by Spud Hilton, travel editor
of the San Francisco Chronicle. Free.
For more information email
Pets 101 with Assemblymember
Kevin Mullin. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Peninsula Humane Society, 1450
Rollins Road, Burlingame. Tour the
new facilities, learn where to find
low-cost vet services and more.
Adoptable pets are available and
Mullin will cover the costs (not using
taxpayer dollars). For more informa-
tion and to RSVP call 349-2200.
Jinx Jones Hosts the Club Fox
Blues Jam. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Club
Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City.
$5. For more information go to
Peninsula Art Institute (PAI) —
Life’s Journeys and Destinations
by Doriane Heyman. 1777
California Drive, Burlingame. Runs
through Sept. 7. Free. For more infor-
mation go to
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Miracles or Mere Coincidences?
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Bethany
Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Ave.,
Menlo Park. Share your experience
and opinion at Lifetree Cafe Menlo
Park’s hour-long conversation ques-
tioning miracles and whether they
are real and happening today.
Complimentary snacks and bever-
ages will be served. For more infor-
mation call 854-5897 or email life-
Peninsula Humane Society
Program. 2 p.m. San Mateo Public
Library- Oak Room, 55 W. Third Ave.,
San Mateo. Free. For more informa-
tion call 522-7838.
San Mateo Central Park Music
Series: Solsa. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Central
Park on East Fifth Avenue, San Mateo.
Free. Continues every Thursday
evening until Aug. 14. For more infor-
mation go to
Movies on the Square: ‘Gravity.‘
8:30 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200
Broadway, Redwood City. Rated PG-
13. Free. For more information call
780-7311 or go to www.redwoodci-
First Free Friday at the San Mateo
County History Museum. 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. San Mateo County History
Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood
City. Special activities for families and
children. For more information go to
Portola Art Gallery Presents Jerry
Peters’ ‘New Works.’ 10:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Portola Art Gallery at Allied
Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo
Park. Runs Monday through Saturday
until Aug. 30. For more information
go to www.jppetersart.com.
Cooking in the Library: Fresh
Approach. 11 a.m. South San
Francisco Main Public Library, 840 W.
Orange Ave., South San Francisco.
Free. For more information call 829-
Twentieth Century History and
Music Class. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. San
Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal
Springs Road, San Bruno. $2 drop-in
fee. For more information call 616-
Opening reception at the Pacific
Art League of Palo Alto. 5:30 p.m. to
8 p.m. Pacific Art League, 668
Ramona St., Palo Alto. Free.
Music on the Square: ‘The Purple
Ones.’ 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse
Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood
City. Prince tribute. Free. For more
information call 780-7311.
San Carlos Music in the Park. 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. Burton Park, San Carlos. For
more information call 802-4382. Free.
Every Friday until Aug. 15.
Free Movie Night — ‘The Lego
Movie.’ 8:30 p.m. Central Park,
Millbrae. Bring blankets and/or chairs
for seating. Free. For more informa-
tion call 259-2360.
Walk with a Doc in Redwood City.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Red Morton Park,
1120 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City.
Enjoy a stroll with physician volun-
teers who can answer your health-
related questions along the way.
Free. For more information contact
Relay For Life of San Mateo. 10 a.m.
to 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Central
Park, Fitzgerald Field, 50 E. Fifth Ave.,
San Mateo. Walk for those lost to can-
cer and for those who face cancer.
For more information visit
www.relayforlife.org/sanmateoca or
email sanmateorelay@gmail.com.
Second Annual Anne Garett World
Breastfeeding Week Picnic:
‘Breastfeeding: AWinning Goal for
Life.’ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Park, 50
E. Fifth Ave., San Mateo. RSVP at
For more information contact Lori
McBride at bawsum@aol.com.
Kenneth E. Mahar Solo
Photography Exhibit. 1335 El
Camino Real, Millbrae. Wednesday to
Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Runs
through Aug. 20. Free. For more infor-
mation call 636-4706.
‘A Poet, a Poet, a Poet.’ 11 a.m. City
Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St.,
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dog for the public,” Ruane alleged.
Ruane’s letter to the governor asks
Brown to remove Peevey from the
CPUC presidency immediately and
also to appoint an independent moni-
tor to oversee relations between the
agency and the utility.
San Bruno also filed two motions
with the CPUC itself Monday. One
asks to have Peevey removed from
proceedings related to the San Bruno
explosion. The other asks for sanc-
tions against PG&E for violating a
commission rule against private com-
munications in regulatory proceed-
Britt Strottman, a lawyer for the
city, said those two motions will go
before administrative law judges at the
commission. After 60 days, she said,
the city would have the right to file a
lawsuit in Superior Court with the
same claims.
The 7,000 pages of records and
emails obtained by San Bruno also
include emails between other CPUC
officials and PG&E staff members.
State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo,
noted at the news conference that
PG&E regulatory relations director
Laura Doll answered one email from
Peevey’s chief of staff with a message
saying, “Love you.”
“If that’s not a cozy relationship, I
don’t know what is,” Hill said.
The commission issued a statement
saying, “The CPUC takes seriously all
allegations of bias and rule viola-
CPUC officials said they will evalu-
ate the city’s two motions and give all
parties a chance to comment.
PG&E released a letter sent Monday
by utility President Chris Johns to
Ruane and the CPUC’s five members.
Johns wrote, “ We are absolutely com-
mitted to conducting ourselves in an
ethical manner at all times.”
Johns wrote that the utility will
review the emails and “take appropri-
ate action” if its standards were not
Continued from page 1
to 3.1 billion gallons, SFPUC
spokesman Charles Sheehan said.
“We’re making up for lost ground
earlier in the year and as long as we
continue the trend, we should be able
to meet our 10 percent goal by the end
of the year,” Sheehan said.
Currently, the Hetch Hetchy storage
system stands at just 63 percent of
capacity and any available snowpack
that would have contributed has melt-
Based on the three-year dry spell,
Sheehan said the SFPUC determined
setting an 8 billion gallon conserva-
tion goal would help create a cushion
for the possibility of continued
drought years.
Due to the slow start, SFPUC con-
sumers have currently only reduced
consumption by about 6.6 percent in
comparison to this time last year,
SFPUC spokesman Tyrone Jue said
previously. However, officials are
hopeful their conservation messages
are gaining traction.
Monday’s mid-summer conservation
update was a welcomed contrast to the
SFPUC’s mid-year update in late June,
which showed its 2.6 million Bay Area
consumers were far from meeting its
year-end goal.
Although the year is more than half
over and consumers still have a lot to
save to meet the 8 billion gallon mark,
SFPUC officials are hopeful the con-
tinued trend will help it reach its goal.
“Over the past two months, our cus-
tomers have successfully accelerated
their conservation efforts and more
than doubled the total water savings,”
SFPUC General Manager Harlan Kelly
Jr. said in a press release. “We’re hop-
ing the surge of aggressive conserva-
tion by our customers continues for
the rest of the year. ”
Continued from page 1
LOS ANGELES — “Orange Is the
New Black” actress Uzo Aduba is
flooded with marriage proposals
these days.
“People on the street, people on
Twitter ask, ‘Can I be your prison
wife?’ I’m like you know, ‘Name the
day and the time,”’ Aduba joked.
Aduba plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes”
Warren on the Netflix Inc. original
series about a women’s prison.
She’s nominated for an Emmy Award
for outstanding guest actress in a
comedy series along with her
“Orange” co-stars Laverne Cox and
Natasha Lyonne.
Fan reaction also includes questions
about her character’s unique hairstyle
and her most memorable quotes.
“‘Chocolate and vanilla swirl,’
always. Throwing pie, dandelions,
that they’re not crazy, they’re
unique,” she said. “For it to be
received the way it has been, it’s hum-
For Aduba, the role is much more
than Suzanne’s quirky hairdo and
scene-stealing one-liners.
‘Crazy Eyes’ actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans
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15 Flowering vine
17 Consumer
18 Widespread damage
19 Elbow opposites
20 Greek letter
22 Quick turn
23 Back of the neck
26 Zen riddle
28 Mail code
31 Europe-Asia range
32 Roadie’s gear
33 Magazine VIPs
34 Nov. follower
35 Puppy sound
36 Prompts
37 Have lunch
38 Nothing but
39 D.A. backup
40 Help
41 AMA members
43 Cook slowly
46 Edmonton puckster
50 Just touch
51 Harbor vessels
54 Skin opening
55 Gigi’s pal
56 “Teen Mom” airer
57 Scorch
58 Sacks
59 Fall guy
1 P.D.Q. —
2 Earthenware pot
3 Ukraine city
4 Percolate
5 Hall-of-Famer Mel —
6 Luau fare
7 USN officer
8 Immature
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11 — d’oeuvres
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19 Family
21 Approved
22 Microwaved
23 Bare
24 Square footage
25 Accord
27 Actor Epps
28 Hera’s husband
29 Date in March
30 Hey there!
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38 Cambridge univ.
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42 Chenille items
43 Knocks
44 Woodwind
45 Mystique
47 Takes a powder
48 Singer James
49 Host’s request
51 Diner’s bill
52 Thurman of “Gattaca”
53 Brief job
TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Favorable financial deals
are imminent. Your talents are in demand, and you
will make some positive connections that will lead to
new ideas, opportunities and a brighter future.
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wheels and make a move. Take stock of your
current position, and consider where you want to
be. You need a change, but only you can make that
happen. Take action.
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your projects. The less they know about your plans,
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you are in a committed relationship, find a way to
show how much you care. If you are single, this is a
great day to meet someone new.
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situation will be unnerving. Keep your emotions
under control, and be professional and more
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changes made will benefit you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — No one expects you
to know everything. Reach out to people with more
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Financial rewards are one thing, but you must be able
to make money without selling your soul. Your knack
for spotting trends is likely to improve your cash flow.
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walk all over you. If you are not feeling fulfilled in
your current situation, consider moving on. Constant
frustration and anxiety are not healthy.
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potential business partner today. The time is right to
look into a new field or position. Check out local job
websites for inspiration.
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family will increase substantially if you are able to
turn a hobby into a lucrative business. Consider which
market will best highlight your skills.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Someone around you
is likely to be argumentative. Stay out of the line of
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someone who will help you develop your ideas. This
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job prospects.
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203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: QK-KT-ASANA, 829 Canyon Rd.,
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94062 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Cristi-
na Naranjo, same address. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on
/s/ Cristina Naranjo/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/08/14, 07/15/14, 07/22/14 07/29/14).
203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 529051
Jessica Ellen Fitchen
Petitioner Jessica Ellen Fitchen a petition
with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
Present name: Jessica Ellen Fitchen
Propsed Name: Jessica Ellen Aloft
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 August 19,
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: 06/24/2014
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 06/23/2014
(Published, 07/22/2014, 07/29/2014,
08/05/2014, 08/12/2014)
The following person is abandoning the
use of the fictitious business name: Diaz
Trucking, 3740 Elston Avenue, SAN
BRUNO, CA 94066. The fictitious busi-
ness name was filed on 4/16/2014 in the
county of San Mateo. The business was
conducted by: Edgar Diaz, same ad-
dress. The business was conducted by
an Individual.
/s/ Edgar Diaz /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 06/16/2014. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 07/08/2014,
07/15/2014, 07/22/2014, 07/29/2014).
203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 529307
Alberto Garcia and Audelia Santiago
Petitioner: Alberto Garcia and Audelia
Santiago filed a petition with this court for
a decree changing name as follows:
Present name: Aly Garcia
Propsed Name: Ali Garcia Santiago
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 September
5, 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: 07/10/14
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 07/09/2014
(Published, 07/15/2014, 07/22/2014,
07/29/2014, 08/05/2014)
The following person is doing business
as: Engineered Outcomes, 3600 Haven
Ave., Suite 8, REDWOOD CITY, CA
94063 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Dave S. Rhodes, 5954 Smith
Ave., Newark, CA 94560. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on May 1, 2013
/s/ Dave S. Rhodes/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 06/26/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/08/14, 07/15/14, 07/22/14 07/29/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Built from Ink and Tea, 2 Clark Drive,
#308, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby
registered by the following owner:
Spencer Ellsworth, same address. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on N/A
/s/ Spencer Ellsworth/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/08/14, 07/15/14, 07/22/14 07/29/14).
The following person is doing business
as: KEEP Collective, 1111 Bayhill Drive,
Suite 375, SAN BRUNO, CA 94066 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
STELLA & DOT LLC, same address. The
business is conducted by a Limited Lia-
bilityCompany. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on N/A
/s/ Scott Booker, President/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 06/23/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/08/14, 07/15/14, 07/22/14 07/29/14).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: BizFii, 214 Semicircular Rd., MENLO
PARK, CA 94025 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Umesh Chandra
Maharaj, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Umesh Chandra Maharaj/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 06/20/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/15/14, 07/22/14, 07/29/14, 08/05/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Romeo & Juliet Limosine, 1175 Park
Pl. #312, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Romulo M. Farah, same address. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Romulo M. Farah/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 06/13/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/15/14, 07/22/14, 07/29/14, 08/05/14).
The following person is doing business
as: A Helping Hand, 5 Coronado Ave.
Apt. #134, DALY CITY, CA, 94015 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Carlos E. Alfaro, same address. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on N/A
/s/ Carlos E. Alfaro /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/22/14, 07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Open Source Marketing, 200 Industri-
al Rd., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is here-
by registered by the following owner:
Five Lanes LLC, CA. The business is
conducted by a Limited Liability Compa-
ny. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on N/A
/s/ Dennis Chernyukhin /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/22/14, 07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Coffeemax, 928 Martin Trail, DALY
CITY, CA 94014 is hereby registered by
the following owner: Fortunato Y. Chua,
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by an Individual. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on
/s/ Fortunato Y. Chua /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/18/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/22/14, 07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Club Pilates San Carlos, 50 El Cami-
no Real, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Lance Enterprises Incorporated, CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on .
/s/ Renata Lance /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/25/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14, 08/19/14).
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Cucina Di Zia, 714 Boutny Dr., FOS-
TER CITY, CA 94404 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Nathalia
Napralla, same address. The business is
conducted by an individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 06/03/2014.
/s/ Nathalia Napralla /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/16/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14, 08/19/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Kuushop Company, 1708 Sweet-
wood Dr., DALY CITY, CA 94015 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Zhiying Ma and Gene Luo, same ad-
dress. The business is conducted by a
Married Couple. The registrants com-
menced to transact business under the
FBN on .
/s/ Zhiying Ma /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/25/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14, 08/19/14).
The following person is doing business
as: Sprouted Seed Press, 80 Poinsettia
Ave., SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Mark
Collier same address and Faith Kazmi
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by a General Partnership. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on 07/11/2014.
/s/ Faith Kazmi /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/18/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14, 08/19/14).
Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
1. Notice is hereby given that the Governing Board of the Burlingame School District
(“District”) has determined that, pursuant to the California Public Contract Code
section 20111.6, all electrical, mechanical or plumbing subcontractors holding C-4,
C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and/or C-46 licenses (“MEP
Subcontractors”), listed by bidders for District projects going out for bid after August 1,
2014 and involving a projected expenditure of $1 million or more that are eligible for
state bond funding, must be prequalified prior to being listed as a subcontractor by a
bidder submitting a bid on the Project.
2. Any subcontractor interested in being listed as a MEP Subcontractor by prime
contractors bidding on District projects must submit fully completed and sealed District
prequalification forms and financial information (“Prequalification Package”) to the
District. Prequalification Packages will be received before 2:00 p.m. on August 12,
2014, at the Burlingame School District, 1825 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA
94010 at or after which time the Prequalification Packages will be opened and the
names of subcontractors applying for prequalification status shall be publicly read
3. All Prequalification Packages shall be on the forms provided by the District.
Prequalification forms are available for pick-up at the Burlingame School District, 1825
Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010.
4. To prequalify, a subcontractor is required, in addition to other criteria, to possess one
or more of the aforementioned State of California Contractor Licenses, which must
remain active and in good standing throughout the term of the District project.
5. If a subcontractor performs work for a District project, the subcontractor shall pay all
workers on all work performed pursuant to a contract for the Project not less than the
general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for holiday
and overtime work as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial
Relations, State of California, for the type of work performed and the locality in which
the work is to be performed within the boundaries of the District, pursuant to sections
1770 et seq. of the California Labor Code.
6. The Prequalification Packages submitted by subcontractors are not public records and
are not open to public inspection. All information provided will be kept confidential to
the extent permitted by law. The contents may be disclosed to third parties for
purpose of verification, or investigation of substantial allegations, or in the appeal
process, however. State law requires that the names of subcontractors applying for
prequalification status shall be public records subject to disclosure.
7. A subcontractor may be denied prequalification status for either omission of requested
information or falsification of information.
203 Public Notices
The following person is doing business
as: Lala’s House Keeping, 1010 Hiller
St., BELMONT, CA 94002 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: Maria Ro-
driguez, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Maria Rodriguez /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/29/14, 08/05/14, 08/12/14, 08/19/14).
210 Lost & Found
FOUND - silver locket on May 6, Crest-
view and Club Dr. Call to describe:
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
FOUND: RING Silver color ring found
on 1/7/2014 in Burlingame. Parking Lot
M (next to Dethrone). Brand inscribed.
Gary @ (650)347-2301
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST GOLD Cross at Carlmont Shop-
ping Center, by Lunardi’s market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
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
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
Coonts, Higgins, Thor, Follet, Brown,
more $20.00 for 60 books,
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
TIME LIFE Nature Books, great condition
19 different books. $5.00 each OBO
295 Art
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
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
new, bakes, broils, toasts, adjustable
temperature. $25 OBO. (650)580-4763
OMELETTE MAKER $10. also hot pock-
ets, etc. EZ clean 650-595-3933
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
ROCKET GRILL Brand new indoor grill.
Cooks fast with no mess. $70 OBO.
high & 20" wide in very good condition
$85. 650-756-9516.
SEARS KENMORE sewing machine in a
good cabinet style, running smoothly
$99. 650-756-9516.
297 Bicycles
GIRLS BIKE 18” Pink, Looks New, Hard-
ly Used $80 (650)293-7313
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 SOLD!
298 Collectibles
400 YEARBOOKS - Sports Illustrated
Sports Book 70-90’s $90 all
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
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
K'NEX BUILDING ideas $30.
LEGO DUPLO Set ages 1 to 5. $30
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15” boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
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
SMALL WOOD dollhouse 4 furnished
rooms. $35. (650)558-8142
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
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.
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18” high, $70
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
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
Harry Kourian
302 Antiques
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
303 Electronics
46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition
Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95.,
BLUE NINTENDO DS Lite. Hardly used.
$70 OBO. (760) 996-0767
new, $20., (415)410-5937
COMBO COLOR T.V. 24in. Toshiba with
DVD VHS Flat Screen Remote. $95. Cell
number: (650)580-6324
COMBO COLOR T.V. Panasonic with
VHS and Radio - Color: White - 2001
$25. Cell number: (650)580-6324
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
OLD STYLE 32 inch Samsung TV. Free
with pickup. Call 650-871-5078.
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
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.
BURGUNDY VELVET reupholstered vin-
tage chair. $75. Excellent condition.
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
COUCH, LEATHER, Dark brown, L
shaped, rarely used, excellent condition.
$350. (650)574-1198.
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
DRESSER (5 drawers) 43" H x 36" W
$40. (650)756-9516 DC.
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
shelves for books, pure oak. Purchased
for $750. Sell for $99. (650)348-5169
FREE SOFA and love seat set. good
condtion (650)630-2329
GRACO 40" x28"x28" kid pack 'n play
exc $40 (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
LIVING & Dining Room Sets. Mission
Style, Trestle Table w/ 2 leafs & 6
Chairs, Like new $600 obo
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.
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
OCCASIONAL, END or Sofa Table. $25.
Solid wood in excellent condition. 20" x
22". (650)861-0088.
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
304 Furniture
OTTOMANS, LIGHT blue, dark blue,
Storage, Versatile, Removable cover,
$25. for both OBO. (650)580-4763
OBO RETAIL $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
PIANO AND various furniture pieces,
golf bag. $100-$300 Please call for info
wood, see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 in-
ches. (650)592-2648.
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.,
ROCKING CHAIR, decorative wood /
armrest, it swivels rocks & rolls
SOFA - excelleNT condition. 8 ft neutral
color $99 OBO (650)345-5644
with flip bar ask $75 obo (650)743-4274
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
STURDY OAK TV or End Table. $35.
Very good condition. 30" x 24".
TEA/ UTILITY Cart, $15. (650)573-7035,
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
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 FURNITURE- one end table and
coffee table. In good condition. $30
OBO. (760)996-0767.
306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE” decorator urn
"Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
$25., (650)868-0436
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
COOKING POTS (2) stainless steel,
temperature resistent handles, 21/2 & 4
gal. $5. (650) 574-3229.
thy Mini Fridge/warmer, portable, handle,
plug, white $30.00 (650) 578 9208
ELECTRIC FAN Wind Machine 20in.
Portable Round Plastic Adjustable $35
Cell number: (650)580-6324
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
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
SINGER ELECTRONIC sewing machine
model #9022. Cord, foot controller
included. $99 O.B.O. (650)274-9601 or
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VACUUM 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,
308 Tools
AIR COMPRESSOR, 60 gallon, 2-stage
DeVilbiss. Very heavy. $390. Call
ALUMINUM 37 foot extension ladder.
Excellent condition. $40 (650)345-5502
BLACK & DECKER 17” electric hedge
trimmer, New, $25 SOLD!
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CIRCULAR SKILL saw "craftman"7/1/4"
heavy duty never used in box $45.
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6" bench grinder $40.
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN BELT & disc sander $99.
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
HUSKY POWER inverter 750wtts.adap-
tor/cables unused AC/DC.$50. (650)992-
HYDRAULIC floor botle jack 10" H.
plus.Ford like new. $25.00 botlh
brake/drum tool new in box
used. Wood handles. $50 or best offer.
(650) 595-4617
310 Misc. For Sale
50” FRESNEL lens $99 (650)591-8062
ARTIFICIAL FICUS TREE 6 ft. life like,
full branches. in basket $55.
good condition, needs ribbon (type
needed attached) $35 San Bruno
condition $50., (650)878-9542
FLOWER POT w/ 10 Different cute
succulents, $5.(650)952-4354
used $8., (408)249-3858
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler $20.
(650)345-3840 leave a clear Message
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 leave a clear Message
$30. (650)726-1037
Business Portfolio Briefcase. $20. Call
cooler includes icepak. $20
MEDICINE CABINET - 18” X 24”, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
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
chine Cleans jewelry, eyeglasses, den-
tures, keys. Concentrate included. $30
OBO. (650)580-4763
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. (650)578-9208
311 Musical Instruments
cellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
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
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40” high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
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
25 Tuesday • July 29, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
1 File attachment
5 Caviar, e.g.
8 Inbox fillers
14 Turkish
15 Train station
16 Update the
17 Long-billed
18 Undoubtedly
20 Computer
adventure game
21 Not any
22 Ordered
23 Lawn option in
warm climates
27 Heavy drinker
28 South Seas
resort island
33 Straw topper first
made in
39 Crimson Tide
coach Nick
40 Inland Asian sea
41 Backless sofa
43 Woodworking
44 Competitor
46 Twin-hulled
48 Obeyed a doctor
holding a tongue
50 Have a good cry
51 Sleepover with
more giggling
than sleeping
58 Olympic sprinter
62 Still-life object
63 Be bold enough
64 Island off
southeast coast
67 Key of
Ninth: Abbr.
68 __ Islands, south
of Cuba
69 Suffix with pay
70 Fence the loot
for, say
71 Lipton
72 Recipe amt.
73 “Star Wars” guru
1 Scale, as a wall
2 Egypt neighbor
3 Notre Dame’s
Fighting __
4 Picnic staple
5 Battle of Britain
fliers: Abbr.
6 Endangered ape
7 Proofreader’s
8 One of the Gallos
9 __ school
10 Run __: pay later
at the bar
11 Hawkeye State
12 Put ammo into
13 Roy Rogers’ birth
19 Santa __ winds
24 May honoree
25 Just barely
26 Carrier to
29 Missed the bus,
forgot lunch,
argued with the
boss, etc.
30 Construction
31 “Look what I did!”
32 Advised about
33 Golf scorecard
34 Operatic solo
35 “Avatar” race
36 27-Across sound
37 Actress Gardner
38 Bit of body art,
42 Voyager-
launching org.
45 Napkin holder
47 Floor-washing
49 Cuban capital
52 Madison or
Monroe, for short
53 Fancy tie
54 Brunch and lunch
55 Stallone role
56 Took a crack at
57 Busybody
58 Safari and Yukon
59 Battery found, in
a way, in eight
puzzle answers
60 Pastoral verse
61 Tibetan monk
65 Meander
66 Jay Z’s genre
By Pawel Fludzinski
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
312 Pets & Animals
tor Cross. $60. Call in evenings
DELUX"GLASS LIZARD cage unused ,
rock open/close window Decoration
GECKO GLASS case 10 gal.with heat
pad, thermometer, Wheeled stand if
needed $20. (650)591-1500
315 Wanted to Buy
Gold, Silver, Platinum
Always True & Honest values
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
316 Clothes
Twin Stitched. Knee Protection. Never
Used! Blue/Grey Sz34 $65.
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.
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
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
316 Clothes
VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new
beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622
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
3 WHEEL golf cart by Bagboy. Used
twice, New $160 great price $65
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.
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
HJC MOTORCYCLE Helmet, size large,
perfect cond $29 650-595-3933
glass backboard, adjustable height, $80
obo 650-364-1270
MENS ROLLER Blades size 101/2 never
used $25 (650)520-3425
NORDIC TRACK Pro, $95. Call
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
SOCCER BALL, unopened, unused,
Yellow, pear shaped, unique. $5.
(650)578 9208
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
Make money, make room!
List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
sale, yard sale, rummage
sale, clearance sale, or
whatever sale you have...
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500 readers
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
335 Garden Equipment
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $79
345 Medical Equipment
PILLOW, "DONUT type" for anal com-
fort. $15. (650)344-2254.
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
WALKER WITH basket $30. Invacare
Excellent condition (650)622-6695
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
WHEEL CHAIR, heavy duty, wide, excel-
lent condition. $99.(650)704-7025
379 Open Houses
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
The San Mateo Daily Journal’s
weekly Real Estate Section.
Look for it
every Friday and Weekend
to find information on fine homes
and properties throughout
the local area.
440 Apartments
BELMONT – Large Renovated 1BR,
2BR & 3BR’s in Clean & Quiet Bldgs
and Great Neighborhoods Views, Pa-
tio/Balcony, Carport, Storage, Pool.
No Surcharges. No Pets, No Smok-
ing, No Section 8. (650) 595-0805
470 Rooms
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
Rooms For Rent
Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49.- $59.daily + tax
$294.-$322. weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal
620 Automobiles
1996 TACOMA Toyota, $7,300.00,
72,000 miles, New tires, & battery, bed
liner, camper shell, always serviced, air
conditioner. ** SOLD**
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Don’t lose money
on a trade-in or
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Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
Just $42!
We’ll run it
‘til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
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
HONDA ‘02 Civic LX, 4 door, stick shift
cruise control, am/fm cassette, runs well.
1 owner. $2,000. SOLD!
MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
625 Classic Cars
FORD ‘63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
630 Trucks & SUV’s
owner, dark blue, CLEAN! $5,000/obo.
Call (650)492-1298
635 Vans
‘67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
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
HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘04 Heritage Soft
Tail ONLY 5,400 miles. $12,300. Call
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
with mounting hardware $35.
any condition, Call (831)462-9836
650 RVs
COLEMAN LARAMIE pop-up camper,
Excellent Condition, $2750. Call
670 Auto Service
A Full Service Auto Repair
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
Oil Change Special $24.99
most cars
San Carlos Smog Check
Cash special $26.75 plus cert.
96 & newer
1098 El Camino Real San Carlos
670 Auto Parts
and R132 new, professional quality $50.
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
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
Interior and Exterior
Lath and Plaster/Stucco
All kinds of textures
35+ years experience
CA Lic #625577
• All kinds of Concrete
• Retaining Wall • Tree Service
• Roofing • Fencing
• New Lawns
Free Estimates
(650)544-1435 • (650)834-4495
by Greenstarr
• Walkways
• Driveways
• Patios
• Colored
• Aggregate
• Block Walls
• Retaining walls
• Stamped Concrete
• Ornamental concrete
• Swimming pool removal
Tom 650.834.2365
Licensed Bonded and Insured
Since 1985 License # 752250
º New Construction
º Additions
º Remodels
º Green Building
Technology Solutions for
Building and Living
Locally owned in Belmont
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Kitchen & Bath
Belmont/Castro Valley, CA
(650) 318-3993
Dry Rot • Decks • Fences
• Handyman • Painting
• Bath Remodels & much more
Based in N. Peninsula
Free Estimates ... Lic# 913461
• New Construction,
• Remodeling,
• Kitchen/Bathrooms,
• Decks/ Fences
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
Decks & Fences
State License #377047
Licensed • Insured • Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
Custom made drapes & pillows
Alterations for men & women
Free Estimates
2140A S. El Camino, SM
for all your electrical needs
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
Service Upgrades
Remodels / Repairs
The tradesman you will
trust and recommend
Lic# 808182
Time to Aerate your lawn
We also do seed/sod of lawns
Spring planting
Sprinklers and irrigation
Pressure washing
Call Robert
650-703-3831 Lic #751832
Call for a
FREE in-home
. Restore old floors to new
. Dustless Sanding
. Install new custom & refinished
hardwood floors
Licensed. Bonded. Insured
(650) 593-3700
Showroom by appointment
Bi-Weekly/Once a Month,
Moving In & Out
28 yrs. in Business
Free Estimates, 15% off First Visit
New Rain Gutter, Down Spouts,
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Gutter & Roof Inspections
Friendly Service
CA Lic# 794353/Bonded
Handy Help
• Bathrooms & Kitchens
• Slab Fabrication & Installation
• Interior & Exterior Painting
Lic# 838898
Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
Free Estimates
Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
Hardwood Floors
•Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
•High Quality @ Low Prices
Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
Lic. #794899
$40 & UP
Since 1988/Licensed & Insured
Monthly Specials
Fast, Dependable Service
Free Estimates
A+ BBB Rating
Junk & Debris Clean Up
Furniture / Appliance / Disposal
Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo
Starting at $40& Up
Free Estimates
Light moving!
Haul Debris!
by Greenstarr
Chris’s Hauling
• Yard clean up - attic,
• Junk metal removal
including cars, trucks and
• Demolition
• Concrete removal
• Excavation
• Swimming pool removal
Tom 650. 834. 2365
Chri s 415. 999. 1223
Licensed Bonded and Insured
Since 1985 License # 752250
by Greenstarr
Yard Boss
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Licensed Bonded and Insured
Since 1985 License # 752250
Reasonable PrIces
Free estimates
• Commercial • Residential
• Interior and Exterior
Fully Insured • Lic. 770844
Interior & Exterior
Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates
Lic #514269
A+ Member BBB • Since 1975
Large & Small Jobs
Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
ing, Varnishing, Cabinet Finishing
Wall Effects, Murals, More!
Lic. #479564
Installation of Water Heaters,
Faucets, Toilets, Sinks, Gas,
Water & Sewer Lines.
Trenchless Replacement.
Lic., Bonded, Insured
Roof Maintaince • Raingutters
• Water proofing coating •
Repairing • Experieced
Excellent Referances
Free Estimates
Lic# 973081
We repair and install all types of
Window & Door Screens
Free Estimates
Mention this ad for 20% OFF!
Quality Screens
Old Fashion Workmanship
New & Repair
Pick up, delivery & installation
301 Old County Rd. San Carlos
since 1957
Tree Service
Hillside Tree
Family Owned Since 2000
• Trimming Pruning
• Shaping
• Large Removal
• Stump Grinding
The Daily Journal
to get 10% off
for new customers
Call Luis (650) 704-9635
• Entryways • Kitchens
• Decks • Bathrooms
• Tile Repair • Floors
• Grout Repair • Fireplaces
Call Mario Cubias for Free Estimates
Lic.# 955492
Window Washing
California law requires that contractors
taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contrac-
tor’s State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their li-
cense number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800-
321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
Hauling Painting
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San Mateo Since 1976
Law Office of Jason Honaker
Chapter 7 &13
Call us for a consultation
Cypress Lawn
1370 El Camino Real
Sporting apparel from your
49ers, Giants & Warriors,
low prices, large selection.
450 W. San Bruno Ave.
San Bruno
Dental Services
a clear alternative to braces even for
patients who have
been told that they were not invisalign
235 N SAN MATEO DR #300,
Valerie de Leon, DDS
Implant, Cosmetic and
Family Dentistry
Spanish and Tagalog Spoken
15 El Camino Real,
Dental Implants
Free Consultation& Panoramic
Digital Survey
1101 El Camino RL ,San Bruno
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
Happy Hour 4-6• M-F
Steelhead Brewing Co.
333 California Dr.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
1050 Admiral Ct., #A
San Bruno
Because Flavor Still Matters
365 B Street
San Mateo
Steak & Seafood
1390 El Camino Real
Lunch• Dinner• Wknd Breakfast
Scandinavian &
American Classics
742 Polhemus Rd. San Mateo
HI 92 De Anza Blvd. Exit
(650) 726-5727
Pillar Point Harbor:
1 Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay
Oyster Point Marina
95 Harbor Master Rd..
South San Francisco
San Mateo , Redwood City,
Half Moon Bay
Call (650)579-1500
for simply better banking
Bedroom Express
Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real
San Mateo - (650)458-8881
184 El Camino Real
So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221
(650) 588-8886
Tactical and
Hunting Accessories
360 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Health & Medical
Spinal Decompression
Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.
177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
Save $500 on
Implant Abutment &
Crown Package.
Call Millbrae Dental
for details
1159 Broadway
Dr. Andrew Soss
Train to become a Licensed
Vocational Nurse in 12 months or a
Certified Nursing Assistant in as little
as 8 weeks.
Call (800) 339-5145 for more
information or visit
ncpcollegeofnursing.edu and
We can treat it
without CPAP!
Call for a free
sleep apnea screening
Millbrae Dental
We are looking for quality
caregivers for adults
with developmental
disabilities. If you have a
spare bedroom and a
desire to open your
home and make a
difference, attend an
information session:
Thursdays 11:00 AM
1710 S. Amphlett Blvd.
Suite 230
San Mateo
(near Marriott Hotel)
Please call to RSVP
(650)389-5787 ext.2
Competitive Stipend offered.
Eric L. Barrett,
Barrett Insurance Services
CA. Insurance License #0737226
Personal & Professional Service
(650) 854-8963
Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing
CA License 0C60215
a Diamond Certified Company
570 El Camino Real #160
Redwood City
Watch batteries $8.99
including installation.
est. 1979
We Buy Coins, Jewelry, Watches,
Platinum, Diamonds.
Expert fine watch & jewelry repair.
Deal with experts.
1211 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame
(650) 347-7007
Legal Services
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
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
specific direction."
Are you age 62+ & own your
Call for a free, easy to read
brochure or quote
Carol Bertocchini, CPA
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1838 El Camino #103, Burlingame
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633 Veterans Blvd., #C
Redwood City
Foot Massage $19.99
Body Massage $44.99/hr
10 am - 10 pm
1115 California Dr. Burlingame
$40 for 1/2 hour
Angel Spa
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City
7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm
Aria Spa,
Foot & Body Massage
9:30 am - 9:30 pm, 7 days
1141 California Dr (& Broadway)
(650) 558-8188
• Newly remodeled
• New Masseuses every two
$50/Hr. Special
2305-A Carlos St.,
Moss Beach
(Cash Only)
Prenatal, Reiki, Energy
$20 OFF your First Treatment
(not valid with other promotions)
1730 S. Amphlett Blvd. #206
San Mateo
Pet Services
Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital
Free New Client Exam
(650) 325-5671
Open Nights & Weekends
Real Estate Loans
We Fund Bank Turndowns!
Equity based direct lender
Homes • Multi-family
Mixed-use • Commercial
Good or Bad Credit
Purchase / Refinance/
Cash Out
Investors welcome
Loan servicing since 1979
Wachter Investments, Inc.
Real Estate Broker #746683
Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System ID #348268
CA Bureau of Real Estate
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.
Marymount Greenhills
Retirement Center
1201 Broadway
Millbrae, Ca 94030
Where every child is a gift from God
High Academic Standards
Small Class Size
South San Francisco
24-hour Assisted Living Care
located in Burlingame
Mills Estate Villa
Burlingame Villa
Short Term Stays
Dementia & Alzheimers Care
Hospice Care
24/7 Care Provider
1818 Gilbreth Rd., Ste 127
CNA, HHA & Companion Help
Best Kept Secret in Town !
Independent Living, Assisted Living
and Skilled Nursing Care.
Daily Tours/Complimentary Lunch
900 Sixth Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 595-7750
Cruises • Land & Family vacations
Personalized & Experienced
Family Owned & Operated
Since 1939
1495 Laurel St. SAN CARLOS
Wills & Trusts
San Mateo Office
Complete Estate Plans
Starting at $399
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