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San Mateo County
earns top weekly
wages in nation
Local workers making an
average of $2,724 a week
By Michelle Durand
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
San Mateo County workers earned the top weekly wage
among large size counties in the entire nation last year,
according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which
released the employment data Wednesday.
Workers in the county earned an average of $2,724 per
week between December 2012 and December 2013. Based
on four weeks in a month, that pencils out to about
$130,000 a year. New York came in second at $2,041 fol-
lowed by Santa Clara County.
Large counties are dened as those with 2012 annual aver-
age employment levels of 75,000.
But the glowing numbers need to be taken with a grain of
salt and not just appraised in a bubble, said Rosanne Foust,
Dead anchovies in
Foster Citys lagoon
Natural occurrence blamed on fish
depleting necessary oxygen supply
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Visitors and residents near Foster Citys Gull and Marlin
parks may have witnessed a natural phenomenon last week-
end as thousands of anchovies died and washed ashore on the
lagoons beaches because their sheer volume depleted the
oxygen they needed.
Once city ofcials noticed the dead sh washing ashore
and in the lagoon, which is fed by the Bay, they immediate-
ly began to test the water and have since cleaned most of
By Fenit Nirapil
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO Driven to action
by the states historic drought,
California lawmakers on Wednesday
voted to place a $7.5 billion water
plan before voters in November.
The measure marks the largest
investment in decades in the states
water infrastructure and is designed to
build reservoirs,
clean up contami-
nated groundwater
and promote water-
saving technolo-
gies.
It replaces an
existing water bond
that was approved
by a previous
Legislature but was
widely considered too costly and too
bloated with pork-barrel projects to
win favor with voters.
After weeks of difcult negotiations,
the ballot measure sailed through both
houses of the Legislature: 77-1 in the
Assembly and 37-0 in the Senate.
Republican Assemblyman Tim
Donnelly of Twin Peaks was the lone
Lawmakers pass water plan
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Ahuge uptick in drivers in Millbrae
heading home with tickets from April
to May is under investigation, but of-
cials have discovered the cameras are
more accurate now than they were
before a new camera was installed.
Between April and May 2014 the
number of red light tickets issued
jumped from 669 to 1,525, according
to recent data emailed to the Millbrae
City Council by
HighwayRobbery.net, a blog that
monitors red light cameras in the
state. Thats 856 extra tickets in a
month worth $428,000. In June, the
number of red light tickets dropped to
1,255, still 586 more than in the
month prior.
The San Mateo Police Department,
that is contracted to run the red light
cameras, was in charge of investigat-
ing the lights and ultimately found
that a light that had been replaced in
April is functioning properly now,
said City Clerk Angela Louis.
Back in April that camera, the
southbound (Highway) 101 offramp
onto Millbrae Avenue, was damaged
and replaced with a new camera in
May, Louis said. It was repositioned
in a better location and it has opti-
mized for capturing the violations.
Ive been told by the contractor (the
San Mateo Police Department) the sys-
tem is working correctly.
There are two other red light cameras
in Millbrae, one at Rollins Road and
Millbrae Avenue, along with Millbrae
Avenue and El Camino Real. Situations
like this are always a concern to mem-
bers of the City Council, said
Councilwoman Marge Colapietro. As
long as the city went through a thor-
ough check of the camera, then she is
concerned about the number of viola-
tions at that location.
Millbrae sees rise in red light violations
New camera could actually be more accurate; tickets issued doubles
$7.5B ballot measure sails through bothhouses of the Legislature
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
With the Legislature narrowly making its Wednesday
night deadline to approve a water bond that voters will
Legislators: Bond
to benefit county
ANGELA SWARTZ/DAILY JOURNAL
A spike in the number of red light tickets in Millbrae led ofcials to investigate the sudden change.
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Maserati patrol car
raises police suspicions
BRAINTREE, Mass. Police patrol
cars are usually Fords or Chryslers,
not Maseratis.
So when a patrolman in Braintree,
Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati
resembling a police cruiser over the
weekend, he pulled it over.
Deputy Chief Wayne Foster tells The
Patriot Ledge the luxury Italian vehi-
cles body was painted black and white
with a police-style shield on the
doors, and police-related decals.
Foster said the door shield wasnt
accompanied by the usual police
phrase Protect and Serve, but rather
with Decepticons punish and
enslave.
The driver told the ofcer who pulled
him over that he was actually assist-
ing police because other drivers
noticed him and slowed down, think-
ing it was a police vehicle.
The driver, whose name was not
made public, was summoned to court
to face a charge of impersonating a
police ofcer.
High-res photo satellite
launched from California
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE
A satellite designed to produce high-
resolution images of Earth from space
has been launched from a military base
on Californias Central Coast.
The commercial satellite known as
Worldview-3 was sent into space atop
an Atlas 5 rocket on a clear day
Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force
Base.
Worldview-3 belongs to Colorado-
based DigitalGlobe and was built by
Ball Aerospace. Lockheed Martin and
the United Launch Alliance are also
partners in the project.
Toe dispute prompts
arrest of beauty contestant
RIVERSIDE Ofcials say a 22-
year-old beauty pageant contestant
has been arrested in California after
being caught on video walking com-
fortably in high heels while collect-
ing workers compensation benet s
after saying she had a broken toe.
The state Department of Insurance
said Tuesday that Shawna Lynn Palmer
claimed she fractured a toe while work-
ing at a supermarket.
A doctor issued her crutches and an
orthopedic shoe, and she collected
workers comp. However, the agency
says in a release that Palmer was later
videotaped walking with no discom-
fort while competing to become Miss
Toyota at the Long Beach Grand Prix.
Jail records show Palmer was arrest-
ed Friday in Riverside on three felony
counts of defrauding an insurance com-
pany. She was released on $5,000
bail. Efforts to reach Palmer for com-
ment were unsuccessful.
California mom accused
of leaving baby in hot car
ATWATER A Central California
mother is facing charges after police
say she left her infant son in a hot car.
The Merced Sun-Star reports that 26-
year-old Amanda Sagmiller is sched-
uled to appear in court on Wednesday
for a bail hearing. She has pleaded not
guilty to a felony count of child endan-
germent.
Atwater police arrested Sagmiller on
Aug. 5 after they say she left her 3-
month-old son in a hot minivan while
she went grocery shopping.
Los Angeles to pay $26M
after banning worker naps
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles
City Council has nalized a $26 mil-
lion payment to settle a lawsuit over a
ban on lunchtime naps by garbage
truck drivers.
The 9-2 vote on Tuesday resolved a
class-action suit involving nearly
1,100 sanitation workers who said
they were improperly barred from
sleeping and engaging in other activi-
ties during their meal breaks, the Los
Angeles Times reported.
Councilman Paul Krekorian, who
supported the payment, said in paper-
work led with the council that the city
could have faced damages closer to $40
million had a settlement not been
reached.
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Johnson is 55.
This Day in History
Thought for the Day
1944
The federal government allowed the
manufacture of certain domestic appli-
ances, such as electric ranges and vac-
uum cleaners, to resume on a limited
basis.
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are
meaningless without freedom to think. And
there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Baldwin Evans, American author (1904-1978)
Comedian-actor
Steve Martin is 69.
NFL quarterback
Tim Tebow is 27.
Birthdays
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Police and rescue workers help after a passenger train derailed into a ravine near Tiefencastel in a mountainous region of
southeastern Switzerland after encountering a mudslide on the tracks.
Thursday: Cloudy in the morning then
becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in
the morning. Highs in the mid to upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming cloudy. Patchy
fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny.
Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. South
winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday night: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny.
Patchy fog. Highs in the upper 60s.
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I n 1848, the Oregon Territory was created.
I n 1900, international forces, including U.S. Marines,
entered Beijing to put down the Boxer Rebellion, which was
aimed at purging China of foreign inuence.
In 1909, the newly opened Indianapolis Motor Speedway
held its rst event, a series of motorcycle races.
In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social
Security Act into law.
In 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Japan
had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II.
In 1947, Pakistan became independent of British rule.
In 1951, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst,
88, died in Beverly Hills, California.
In 1969, British troops went to Northern Ireland to inter-
vene in sectarian violence between Protestants and Roman
Catholics.
In 1973, U.S. bombing of Cambodia came to a halt.
In 1980, workers went on strike at the Lenin Shipyard in
Gdansk), Poland, in a job action that resulted in creation of
the Solidarity labor movement. Actress-model Dorothy
Stratten, 20, was shot to death by her estranged husband and
manager, Paul Snider, who then killed himself.
In 1989, South African President P.W. Botha announced his
resignation after losing a bitter power struggle within his
National Party.
In 1994, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the terrorist known as
Carlos the Jackal, was captured by French agents in Sudan.
Ten years ago: A visibly weak Pope John Paul II joined
thousands of other ailing pilgrims at a cliffside shrine in
Lourdes, France, telling them he shared in their physical suf-
fering and assuring them the burden was part of Gods won-
drous plan.
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Broadway lyricist Lee Adams (Bye Bye Birdie) is 90.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Russell Baker is 89. Singer
Buddy Greco is 88. College Football Hall of Famer John
Brodie is 79. Singer Dash Crofts is 76. Rock singer David
Crosby is 73. Country singer Connie Smith is 73. Actor
Antonio Fargas is 68. Singer-musician Larry Graham is 68.
Actress Susan Saint James is 68. Actor David Schramm is 68.
Author Danielle Steel is 67. Rock singer-musician Terry
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Actor Carl Lumbly is 63. Olympic gold medal swimmer
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LOCAL
REDWOOD CITY
Disturbance. Aght occurred on Broadway
before 12:02 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
Burglary. Aperson stole items from a job
site and drove off in a gray Toyota Tundra on
Uccelli Boulevard before 4:17 a.m. Sunday,
Aug 10.
Reckl ess dri vers. Aman on a motorcycle
was reportedly speeding through stop signs
on Kentfield and Union avenues before
11:29 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
St ol en vehi cl e. A woman had her car
stolen on Second Avenue before 12:11 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 10.
Petty theft. Two bicycles were stolen from
a back patio on James Avenue before 1:32
a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.
SAN CARLOS
St ol en vehi cl e. A car was stolen on the
1400 block of Magnolia Avenue before 6
a.m. Monday, Aug. 11.
Hit-and-run. A hit-and-run accident
involving two vehicles occurred on the
2000 block of Eaton Avenue before 5:30
p.m. Monday, Aug. 11.
Trafc acci dent. An accident occurred on
Brittan Avenue and Old County Road before
11:14 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8.
Indecent exposure. A man was arrested
and booked for indecent exposure before
7:07 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
Police reports
Where theres smoke theres fire
Someone called and complained that
their uncle wouldnt let them have a cig-
arette on Third Lane in South San
Francisco before 10:56 a.m. Saturday,
Aug. 9.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
A66-year-old man convicted of torching a
car at the Daly City Department of Motor
Vehicles pleaded no contest to robbing
$5,000 from a Redwood City bank two days
after his release in the earlier arson case.
Hugo Carranza changed his mind as jury
selection was to start and pleaded no contest
to felony robbery and admitted the prior
felony strike conviction. Prosecutors asked
for a six-year prison deal but the judge indi-
cated she would limit the time to four years
prison and consider a defense request to dis-
count the earlier strike.
He remains in custody on $50,000 bail
pending his Oct. 1 sentencing hearing.
On March 14, a man later identied as
Carranza walked into the
Bank of America at 700
Jefferson Ave. around
2:10 p.m. and demanded
of a teller Give me
$5,000 in a box!
The teller reported
being confused by the
request and asked if he
wanted to make a with-
drawal from his account.
The man replied No, from the bank and
simulated having a gun in his pocket. The
teller gave the man the money and triggered
the silent alarm which led police to wait for
the robber when he exited the bank. All the
money was recovered.
Just two days before the robbery, Carranza
was released from custody with credit for
time served after pleading no contest to
arson. In that case, Carranza was angry
because he paid nes at DMV after San
Francisco police towed his vehicle due to an
expired registration but could not get it
released. On April 23, 2012, he lled a bot-
tle with oil or gas, randomly selected what
he thought was an employees vehicle and
poured the liquid over two tires before light-
ing them on fire. The 2008 Cadillac
Escalade was scorched and the ames also
damaged a Honda in an adjacent space.
Carranza was committed to a state hospi-
tal for several months after his arrest before
being found t for prosecution.
Arsonist takes bank robbery plea deal
Hugo Carranza
Ex facing year jail for stalking
former girlfriends husband
A 37-year-old man who prosecutors say
called his former girl-
friends husband dozens of
times with threats of harm
and eventually went to the
couples Half Moon Bay
home to have it out is
facing a year in jail after
pleading no contest to
felony stalking.
Prosecutors sought a
16-month sentence for
Andrew Hopkins Rustad
but a judge capped it at one year and said hed
consider less at an Oct. 2 hearing.
Rustad reportedly began a romantic rela-
tionship last summer with his alleged vic-
tims wife. In December, she left her husband
to move in with Rustad but asked to come
back on Jan. 8 because she said he was ver-
bally abusive, according to prosecutors.
Throughout the night of Jan. 8 and into the
next day, Rustad allegedly called 68 times and
left 24 messages of escalating threats such as
being outside the home waiting to get him.
Sheriffs deputies could not locate Rustad but
were called to the couples gated community
early the next morning because he was there
to see the husband. Deputies arrested Rustad
and reported him saying he was there to have
it out with the victim, according to prosecu-
tors.
Rustad is free from custody on $250,000
bail.
Lawsuit over SFO
runway death after Asiana crash
The parents of a teenage girl who was run
over and killed by emergency vehicles after
an Asiana Airlines crash landing at the San
Francisco airport led a wrongful-death law-
suit Wednesday against the city, saying res-
cuers were reckless and poorly trained.
The parents of Ye Meng Yuan, 16, allege
that San Francisco reghters and police
responding to the crash failed on multiple
fronts to properly rescue the teen. Gan Ye and
Xiao Yun Zheng live in China. Their daughter
was planning to visit Google and Stanford
University with her friend, Wang Lin Jia, 16,
before traveling to Southern California to
attend a Christian summer camp.
Andrew Rustad
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Three women arrested in
stings on two massage parlors
Police investigations into two
Redwood City massage parlors for
alleged prosti-
tution ended
with the arrest
of three women,
police said
Wednesday.
The two-
month investi-
gation conclud-
ed Friday, when
an ofcer went
to the New Spa at 636 El Camino
Real for a massage and was offered
prostitution, police said.
Li Zheng, a 38-year-old Fremont
resident and employee at the New
Spa, was arrested for alleged solic-
itation of prostitution. The busi-
nesss owner, Ting Sun, 27, was
arrested on suspicion of pimping
and pandering, police said.
Ofcers searched Suns Milpitas
home and conrmed that she was
also the owner of another
Redwood City spa where detec-
tives made an
arrest last
month, police
said.
A detective
went into the
Aurora Spa at
1685 Broadway
and was offered
prostitution on
July 22, leading
to the arrest of
Winnie Tse, 44.
A search of
Tses residence
after that estab-
lished a connec-
tion between
the Aurora Spa
and the New
Spa, police
said.
Police started the investigation
after receiving complaints of
prostitution at both spas. Anyone
with information about the case
has been asked to call Redwood
City police at (650) 780-7133.
Local brief
Li Zheng
Ting Sun
Winnie Tse
By Matt Hamilton
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES Awoman who
authorities say ew from San Jose
to Southern California without a
ticket was sentenced to 177 days
in jail Wednesday after acknowl-
edging that she violated her pro-
bation by returning to the Los
Angeles airport.
Marilyn Jean Hartman, 62, was
found wandering through airport
terminals after a judge ordered her
to stay away from the facility, said
Frank Mateljan, spokesman for
the city attorneys ofce.
While ordering the sentence,
Los Angeles Superior Court
Commissioner Alan Rubin scolded
Hartman for wasting law enforce-
ment resources at an airport that
accommodates more than 65 mil-
lion travelers a
year.
Recently we
had shootings
here, somebody
killed here at
LAX. There
have been in
the past bomb-
ing attempts,
Rubin said. I
want and I
intend to have police resources to
be used in those kinds of matters.
Not this.
Hartmans public defender
Larissa Cesareo did not immediate-
ly respond to requests for com-
ment.
Hartman previously made
repeated attempts to sneak aboard
ights at other airports, according
to authorities.
Airport police spotted her at
LAX without a ticket on Aug. 7, a
day after a judge placed her on pro-
bation for two years for sneaking
aboard the Southwest Airlines
flight from San Jose to Los
Angeles.
At Mineta San Jose
International Airport, Hartman
tried at least three times to get to a
plane before she nally went past
a security screener who was busy
checking a familys documents,
law enforcement ofcials said.
Her boarding status was discov-
ered once the Southwest flight
landed in Los Angeles, the of-
cials said.
Hartman later pleaded no contest
to a misdemeanor count of willful-
ly and unlawfully entering Los
Angeles as a stowaway on an air-
craft.
Plane stowaway gets jail
for probation violation
Marilyn
Hartman
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Thursday Aug. 14, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
LOCAL/STATE
By Ellen Knickmeyer
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN FRANCISCO Robin
Williams was everywhere in San
Francisco, it seemed, as he made a
place for himself in the everyday
fabric of a city where he once said
he passed for normal.
The comedian was there to usher
a few fellow inhabitants of the Bay
Area into life visiting a pedi-
atric ward, unheralded, each year on
Christmas Day to welcome new-
borns to the world.
He also ushered friends out of
life delivering a boisterous eulo-
gy for an iconic local journalist
known as Mr. San Francisco, mus-
ing on heaven as a nice bar in the
city with a dry martini.
In between, Williams had turned
out to cheer everything from the
Giants to the opening of a local
public library. Bay Area people got
used to seeing the actor at restau-
rants and stand-up clubs, even
handing out treats to children at his
house, with a topiary dinosaur
looming in the yard, at Halloween.
After word of his apparent suicide
this week at his home in Marin
County, residents who had encoun-
tered Williams recalled a comedian
who didnt always try to be funny
but never failed to be gracious.
In 1998, Dr. Carrie Chen and col-
leagues at the University of
California-San Francisco hospital
had just delivered a premature baby
on Christmas Day. And then
someone knocked at the door and
said Robin Williams was there,
Chen said.
He looked at this tiny baby, all
the tubes and IVs coming out of
him. And then he looked each and
every one of us in the eye, and per-
sonally thanked us for being there
on Christmas Day, and for being
there for the baby, Chen recalled.
He made it all about us and not
about him, she said.
The only child of a well-off auto
executive, Williams was born in
Chicago and moved to Larkspur
north of San Francisco with his
family in the late 1960s. In a 1991
interview with an Oklahoma news-
paper, Williams credited going to a
gestalt Marin County high
school where he said a teacher
one day shared that he had just
taken LSD with helping him dis-
cover comedy as a way to bridge
the gap he felt between himself and
others.
Williams said Bay Area
made him feel normal
Stanford professor first
woman to win top math prize
WASHINGTON An Iranian-
born Stanford University profes-
sor is the rst
woman to win
maths highest
honor, the
Fields Medal.
T h e
I nt e r na t i ona l
Ma t h e ma t i c s
Union awarded
the prize
Wednesday to
M a r y a m
Mirzakhani and three others.
The prize and $13,700 is award-
ed every four years to mathemati-
cians 40 years old or younger. It
was establish in 1936.
Mirzakhani, 37, won for com-
plex theoretical math on the sym-
metry of curved surfaces, including
spheres and even doughnuts.
As a teenager, Mirzakhani won
gold medals at international math
contests. She earned her bache-
lors degree in Iran and got her doc-
torate at Harvard University.
Military base shelters for
young immigrants close
PORT HUENEME Ofcials
have closed the three shelters for
unaccompanied immigrant chil-
dren that were set up on military
bases to cope with a surge of
Central Americans illegally cross-
ing the border.
Krista Piferrer, whose nonprot
group ran the shelter at Joint Base
San Antonio-Lackland in Texas,
says children were discharged on
Saturday and the shelter closed ear-
lier this week.
Around the state
REUTERS
A woman leaves owers outside the home of actor and comedian Robin Williams in Tiburon.
Maryam
Mirzakhani
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Born Oct. 3, 1917, in
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met the love of her life,
the late Salvatore Alioto,
at Galileo High School.
The devoted couple was
married 67 years and were
active member of Saints
Peter and Pauls parish.
For many years, Rosina
ran a booth at the annual bazaar and volun-
teered for numerous organizations. In 2005,
she was co-honored as Woman of the Year
by the Salesian Girls Club. Sister of Frank
DeLeone and mother to Caroline (her husband
the late Frank Cannizzaro), Joseph (his wife
Susan), Teresa, and the late Anthony (his late
wife Joanne). She also had 11 grandchildren
and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitations on Saturday, Aug. 16 after 10
a.m. at Saint Dunstan Catholic Church, 1133
Broadway in Millbrae, followed by a 10:30
a.m. vigil service and a 11 a.m. funeral mass.
Committal will follow at Holy Cross
Catholic Cemetery in Colma.
In lieu of owers, donations in Rosinas
memory can be made to the Salesian Boys
and Girls Club: 680 Filbert St., San
Francisco 94133.
John P. Petrancosta
John P. Petrancosta, born Sept. 5, 1950,
died Aug. 1, 2014.
Petrancosta was born in Redwood City to
Gaspar and Josephine Petrancosta. He gradu-
ated from San Carlos High School, Class of
1968. His long career as a tax preparer ended
abruptly due to health issues. John was a tal-
ented pianist and he collected classical music.
In his later years, John fullled lifelong trav-
el ambitions and toured both Austria and
China. But what was most important to John
was being home in Redwood City for the
weekly game of pinochle with longtime
friends Don Curia, Rick Curia, Steve Rusconi,
John Hawkins and Mark Chorpening, a tradi-
tion that began in high
school and continued until
the week before his pass-
ing. When John fell into
ill health, his friends and
neighbors gave him
tremendous support and
assistance for which
Johns family is eternally
grateful. John is survived
by his sister and brother-in-law Ann and Roy
Estridge of Visalia, California, and nephew
Michael Estridge of Santa Maria, California.
Memorial services for John will be 1 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16 at Crippen & Flynn
Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Road,
Redwood City.
Philip B. Monaghan
Philip B. Monaghan, born April 5, 1956,
died Aug. 9, 2014.
He was the son of John
Monaghan and the late
June Kelly Monaghan,
the brother of Michael,
Kelly and Marilyn,
Patrick and Nancy,
Thomas and Katie, Joan,
Robert and Leslie, Janet
and Daniel. He was uncle
of many and a thoughtful
and caring friend. Philip
was a dedicated family man to Collette,
Mone and Dillon.
Phil was a graduate of St Roberts Catholic
School, St Ignatius High School and
Cogswell Engineering College. He was a
civil engineer (PE) and retired from the city of
Burlingame. A funeral mass will be 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21 at St Roberts Catholic
Church, Oak Avenue and Crystal Springs
Road in San Bruno.
Condolences may be sent to his family care
of the Chapel of the Highlands, 194
Millwood Drive, Millbrae, CA94030.
In lieu of owers, donations are preferred to
the St Roberts Catholic School Scholarship
Fund, 349 Oak Ave., San Bruno, CA94066.
Obituaries
CITY GOVERNMENT
The Redwood City Council and Planning Commission are
holding a joint study session to discuss housing issues and constraints.
The public is invited to hear from a panel of housing experts and par-
ticipate in a question and answer session to tackle the issues and dis-
cuss the Housing Element. The study session is 7 p.m. Monday,
Aug. 25 at City Hall, 1017 Middleeld Road, Redwood City.
By Marilynn Marchione
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A large international study questions the
conventional wisdom that most people
should cut back on salt, suggesting that the
amount most folks consume is OK for heart
health and too little may be as bad as too
much. The ndings came under immediate
attack by other scientists.
Limiting salt is still important for people
with high blood pressure and in fact, a sec-
ond study estimates that too much sodium
contributes to up to 1.65 million deaths each
year. The studies both have strengths and
weaknesses, and come as the U.S. govern-
ment is preparing to nudge industry to trim
sodium in processed and restaurant foods.
The rst studys leader, Dr. Salim Yusuf of
McMaster Universitys Population Health
Research Institute in Hamilton, Ontario,
urged keeping an open mind.
There are those who have made a career out
of promoting extreme sodium reduction that
will attack us, he said. Its better to focus on
healthy lifestyles and overall diets instead of
a single element, and that is something
everyone can rally around.
No one should view this as permission to
eat more salt, he said, adding that most peo-
ple should stay where they are.
The studies are in Thursdays New England
Journal of Medicine.
Yusufs is observational, rather than a
strict experiment, and has big limitations in
its methods. But its size lends strength
more than 100,000 people in 17 countries,
the largest on this topic. Its also from a gen-
eral population, not just people at high risk
of heart disease, as many past studies have
been.
Researchers found:
Sodium levels generally correlate with
the risk of high blood pressure. But this link
is strongest when sodium intake is high and
wasnt seen at all when consumption is low.
The link also is stronger as people age.
Adifferent nutrient potassium, found
in vegetables and fruits seems to lower
blood pressure and heart risks, and offsets
sodiums effect.
People who consume 3 to 6 grams of
sodium a day (about 8 to 15 grams of salt) had
the lowest risk of heart problems or death
from any cause during the nearly four-year
study. More or less sodium raised risk. About
three-fourths of the worlds population is in
the ideal range. Americans average roughly 4
grams a day.
Study questions need for
most people to cut salt
Guidelines from various groups for heart disease prevention recommend 1.5 to 2.4 grams of
sodium a day.The American Heart Association advises no more than 1.5 grams.
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Lillian May (McFarlane) Day
May 30, 1911 - July 29, 2014
Our beloved Mother, Grandma Day, Aunt and Friend, Lillian,
passed at age 103, from her earthly home in Arnold, CA, on Tuesday,
July 29, 2014, to live in her eternal home with Jesus.
Lillian was Canadian, born in Vancouver, B.C., to Walter Agnew
and Ethel McFarlane, and raised in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. At
16, she came to San Francisco, became a U.S. citizen and settled in
Burlingame with her Mother, Ethel and Stepfather, Albert Hall. She
graduated from Burlingame High School, 1931, then met and soon married David Hugh (Dye)
Day. The couple settled in San Carlos, where both lived for 47 years and raised their family
of four children -- William Bill (Joanne) and D. Bruce (Kathryn) Day, Susan Day (James)
Hosford and Carole Day (John) Fletcher.
Young Lillian was a secretary at Hammond Aircraft and Dalmo Victor, a homemaker for 14
years, then returned to work 27 more years at the former San Mateo Medical Clinic, Record
Room (Baldwin Avenue). She loved her family, enjoyed genealogy, traveling the U.S., Europe,
Hawaii, cruising the Caribbean and visiting Yosemite. She lived 15 years in San Andreas, CA,
after her husband passed, then moved to Arnold to live with family until her death.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Aunt Elizabeth Wenborn, husband of 57 years,
Dave, Cousins Jack and Robert Wenborn, sons--Bill and Bruce--two infants, Grandson John
Fletcher and Great Grandson, John Catterall.
Lillian is survived by her two Daughters, 13 Grandchildren 17 Great Grandchildren and
three Great Great Grandchildren. She was an inspiration to all, with her sweet, loving spirit
and will be greatly missed.
Angels Memorial Chapel, Angels Camp, CA, handled arrangements. The family asks that
donations in Lillians honor be made to Hospice of the Sierras, 20100 Cedar Road North,
Sonora, CA 95370. www.sonoramedicalcenter.org A Celebration of Life will be held at the
Fletcher home, Arnold, October 12, 2014, with inurnment at Alta Mesa Memorial Cemetery,
Palo Alto, CA.
Obituary
By Nedra Pickler
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. In yet
another twist in their complex and
heavily scrutinized relationship,
Hillary Rodham Clinton and President
Barack Obama did their best to shrug
off their differences Wednesday as they
gathered on Marthas Vineyard follow-
ing a foreign policy split.
Obamas spokesman said the White
House is looking onwards and
upwards, while Clinton joked she was
planning on hugging it off with her
former boss at a party on the upscale
getaway where the president was vaca-
tioning.
We have disagreements as any part-
ners and friends, as we are, might very
well have, Clinton told reporters
crowded into a bookstore signing of
her memoir Hard Choices. But Im
proud that I served with him and for
him, and Im looking forward to see-
ing him tonight.
Clinton made her rst public com-
ments since a ap emerged over her
interview with The Atlantic magazine
in which she seemed to try to set her-
self apart from the unpopular Obama as
she heads toward a possible 2016
White House bid.
Great nations need organizing prin-
ciples, and dont do stupid stuff is not
an organizing principle, she had said
in the interview, referring to a version
of the phrase Obama and his advisers
have used privately to describe his
approach to foreign policy.
Clinton and White House try to shrug off split
Doctors: Ebola drug poses impossible dilemma
DAKAR, Senega Doctors treating a Sierra Leone
physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give
him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared
it was too risky.
Calling it an impossible dilemma, Doctors Without
Borders explained in detail last months decision in
response to a New York Times story on the case. It would
have been the first time the experimental drug was tried in
humans.
The explanation came the same day that another top
doctor from Sierra Leone died of the disease, further fuel-
ing a debate about how to apportion a limited supply of
untested drugs and vaccines and whether they are even
effective.
Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people and sickened
nearly 2,000 in the current West African outbreak that has
also hit Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria. Many of the dead are
health workers, who are often working with inadequate
supplies and protection.
At the time that the experimental treatment was being
considered for Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, his immune system
was already starting to produce antibodies suggesting he
might recover, Doctors Without Borders said in the state-
ment. Khan was also due to be transferred to a European
hospital that would be more capable of handling prob-
lems that might arise, it said.
Around the world
REUTERS FILE PHOTO
Barack Obama stands in front of Hillary Clinton at the U.S. Capitol.
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By Paul Larson

MILLBRAE I
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
th
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
weve 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.
Wouldnt 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 its 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 its 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 Gladstones quote, I see
the vast majority of the families we serve at
the CHAPEL OF THE HIGHLANDS
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 theyve 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.
If you ever wish to discuss cremation,
funeral matters or want to make pre-
planning arrangements please feel free to
call me and my staff at the CHAPEL OF
THE HIGHLANDS in Millbrae at (650)
588-5116 and we will be happy to guide you
in a fair and helpful manner. For more info
you may also visit us on the internet at:
www.chapelofthehighlands.com.
Who Or What Is Gladstone And
Why This Is Important
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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MAKHMOUR, Iraq The
Kurdish commander stared down a
road shimmering in the heat, then
gestured to where the Islamic mili-
tants were deployed, plotting
their next advance on this dusty
Iraqi frontier town.
There was very little his Kurdish
ghters could do about it.
They have better weapons, Lt.
Col. Saadi Soruchi said of the
insurgents. American weapons.
The Kurdish forces trying to
defend frontline towns like
Makhmour in their autonomous
region of northern Iraq have felt
the brunt of the Islamic extremist
fighters attacks and know how
ferocious they are. The militants
are bristling with American
weapons and armored Humvees
looted from Iraqi arsenals, giving
them a powerful edge.
After Washingtons promises to
arm them, the Kurds say they
badly need heavier weapons from
the United States to stem the
expansion of the Islamic State
group.
The Kurdish fighters, also
known as peshmerga, say they
have yet to receive any new
weaponry, even though U.S. of-
cials said this week that they have
been quietly arming the Kurds
since June, when the Islamic State
militants rst swept into Iraq.
Kurdish forces say they urgently need weapons
By Adriana Gomez Licon
and Stan Lehman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SANTOS, Brazil Presidential
candidate Eduardo Campos died
Wednesday when the small plane
that was carrying him and several
campaign ofcials plunged into a
residential neighborhood in the
Brazilian port city of Santos.
All seven people aboard the
plane, including a campaign pho-
tographer and cameraman, a press
adviser and two pilots, died in the
crash, Santos
City Hall press
officer Patricia
Fagueiro told
the Associated
Press. She said
six adults and a
baby on the
ground suffered
n o n - l i f e -
t h r e a t e n i n g
injuries.
In a solemn address, President
Dilma Rousseff declared three days
of ofcial mourning in honor of
Campos and said she would sus-
pend her campaign during that
time.
Today Brazil is in mourning
and reeling from a death that took
the life of a promising young
politician, she said, adding that
Campos had been facing an
extremely promising future.
Campos, the scion of a political
family from the northeastern state
of Pernambuco, had been an ally of
Rousseff but broke away ahead of
the campaign for the Oct. 4 presi-
dential election.
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
By Vivian Salama
and Sameer N. Yacoub
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BAGHDAD The United
Nations on Wednesday called its
highest level of emergency for
the humanitarian crisis in Iraq,
where hundreds of thousands have
been driven from their homes and
tens of thousands have been
trapped in a desert mountain by
the advance of Islamic militants
across the north of the country.
The declaration of a Level 3
Emergency will trigger trigger
additional goods, funds and
assets to respond to the needs of
those displaced, said U.N. special
representative Nickolay
Mladenov, who pointed to the
scale and complexity of the cur-
rent humanitarian catastrophe.
Since June, Iraq has been fac-
ing an onslaught by the Islamic
State group and allied Sunni mili-
tants across much of the coun-
trys north and west. In recent
weeks, the crisis has worsened as
the militant ghters swept over
new towns in the north, displac-
ing members of the minority
Christian and Yazidi religious
communities, and threatening the
neighboring Iraqi Kurdish auton-
omy zone.
Tens of thousands of Yazidis
ed the advance to take refuge in
the remote desert Sinjar mountain
range, becom-
ing trapped for
days without
food or water.
The U.S. and
Iraqi military
have dropped
food and water
supplies into
the moun-
tains, and in
recent days
Kurds from neighboring Syria
battled to open a corridor to the
mountain, allowing some 45,000
to escape.
Mladenov said tens of thou-
sands of people are reportedly
still trapped on Sinjar Mountain
with health conditions quickly
deteriorating. The White House
said Wednesday it is considering
a range of military options to res-
cue them, including airlifts and
creating safe passages.
The U.N. said it would provide
increased support to those who
have escaped Sinjar and to
400,000 other Iraqis who have
fled since June to the Kurdish
province of Dahuk, the U.N. said.
Others have ed to other parts of
the Kurdish region or further
south. Atotal of 1.5 million have
been displaced by the ghting
since the insurgents captured
Iraqs second-largest city, Mosul,
in June and quickly swept over
other parts of the country.
U.N.: Iraq humanitarian
crisis at highest level
REUTERS
Members of the Kurdish security forces take part in an intensive security
deployment after clashes with militants of the Islamic State,formerly known
as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, in Jalawla, Diyala province, Iraq.
Nickolay
Mladenov
Eduardo
Campos
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Letters to the editor
Imperial Valley Press
I
n the United States, every job lost
numerically during the recession
that peaked in 2007 has been
replaced, but according to an analysis
released Monday these new jobs pay an
average of 23 percent less than before they
were lost.
What has comprised of the middle class,
or wage earners generally making between
$15 an hour on the low end and $30 an
hour on the upper end, is growing at the
slower, almost fractional rate. In
California, middle wage-earning jobs and
job creation have all but come to a stand-
still.
In California, the erosion of the middle
class is the worst in the nation, which is
revealed in part by the faster-paced
employment growth in the state, which is
made up of high-wage growth through cor-
porate consolidation and bonuses and
explosive growth in the low-end jobs
between minimum wage and $14 an hour.
Those jobs are mainly in customer service,
hospitality and low-end health care.
The problem is more pronounced in our
state than any other, not just causing a
wealth and money-earning imbalance, but
setting up a system that may ultimately
effect the growth of the economy in the
state, affecting housing markets, consumer
condence and the gradual slip of a former
middle class that sinks into the class of the
working poor.
Its almost as if what is happening in
California isnt really happening in
California. By that we mean, the jobs
growth, the economic rebound, they are
missing the component that will see a sys-
tem-wide economic recovery be stable and
long-lasting the strengthening and rise
of the middle class.
Various reports related to this fact have
begun to emerge ever since the Census
Bureau released numbers earlier this month
showing the widening chasm between the
highest-paid and the lowest-paid in
California.
This state has seen some of the best
strides in the country in terms of the hous-
ing market returning, for instance, but as
prices climb the people who can afford to
buy will ultimately tap out as middle-class
purchasers of single-family homes shrink
in numbers.
It is a dangerous predicament to be in in
California. At some point, it begins to
appear that the growth in this state is hap-
pening on a wobbly foundation.
Unfortunately there does not appear to be
an immediate solution. Job creation, an
economy on the mend, not just in
California but in the nation, has required
the bar to be moved. Consolidation,
automation in middle-level positions and
lowering pay that was substantially higher
before the layoffs occurred were part of the
path to improve our outlook.
Where this goes from here will be inter-
esting, and potentially painful for hundreds
of thousands of families who sink further
toward poverty. We hope solutions are on
the way, that a reliable middle-wage sector
emerges for all of the nations workers.
Democrats No Border policy
Editor,
Asovereign country has a right/duty to
protect its national border from invading
foreigners. America was founded by legal
immigrants, not illegal immigrants. No for-
eigner from England, Russia, South Africa
or even Mexico has a right to illegally
enter a sovereign or to demand free drivers
licenses, college money, health care, educa-
tion, etc.
Eighty-two percent of illegals entering
America are from Mexico. There are bad
effects of illegal immigration, including
gangs, crime, drugs and the drain of city-
state-federal taxpayer dollars. Millions of
American-born war veterans, the poor, the
homeless and foster children still need tax-
payer funded services.
Democrats promise an open no border
policy with free taxpayer-provided servic-
es to Mexicans/Hispanic advocacy groups
in return for a promise to continue voting
Democrat at state/national elections.
Republicans and Independents cannot com-
pete with Democrats willingly selling out
the soul of America just for Democrats self-
ish goals for power. Encouraging illegals to
jump ahead of patiently-waiting immigrants
who follow Americas legal immigration
rules is like giving free Starbucks
coffee/food to the jerk cutting ahead of
everyone waiting in line its not right and
sends the message that Democrats selective-
ly follow laws they want and disregard oth-
ers.
Mike Brown
Burlingame
High-tech companies in Millbrae
Editor,
Im a resident of Millbrae, and have com-
muted via Caltrain for the past 10 years to
six different startups. Millbrae is ideally
located as a high-tech hub: It is the only
city accessible from both Caltrain and
BART, which makes it ideal for thousands
of high-tech workers between San
Francisco and Silicon Valley, as well as for
out-of-town clients from SFO. Its also
conveniently located near downtown
Broadway and El Camino Real with dozens
of great dining options. All of the startups
Ive worked for have weighted these attrib-
utes highly when deciding on ofce space,
and I believe Millbrae could demand a pre-
mium over almost any other city, including
Mountain View and Palo Alto. It is an ideal
tech gateway between San Francisco and
Silicon Valley.
If managed properly, building out more
Class Aofce space will bring in tax rev-
enue, and bring highly paid employees
into Millbrae, stimulating the economy.
Im all for a mixed-use space for the new
Millbrae Station Area, but I believe even
the current maximum proposal for 1.5 mil-
lion square feet of ofce and research and
development space is not sufcient.
For example, a single company in Santa
Clara County is currently building a brand
new two-million-square-foot campus.
Millbrae is grossly under-represented
regarding high-tech I cannot think of a
single high-tech company headquartered
here.
If we fail to prioritize high-tech develop-
ment, I believe were wasting an opportu-
nity very unique to Millbrae, which is liter-
ally the link between one of the most desir-
able large cities and the most innovative
high-tech hub in the world. Thanks for
your consideration.
Mike Voytovich
Millbrae
Thank you
Robin Williams
Editor,
The death of Robin Williams has affected
billions. Was that your intention, I would
ask you. That after you accomplished every-
thing there is to accomplish in the humor
eld you now want to direct all thoughts to
fate and what people do with the purpose of
life. To the gift of being alive, to dealing
with what is hard to deal with. To deal with
what is easy but never done.
In our family, you have accomplished
marvelous things with humor and now with
dealing with our fate. Our family is talking
again. Everybody with everybody.
Arguments turned into discussions and the
underlying dormant existence of love and
appreciation is sprouting and forming
unbelievable roots.
Thank you Robin Williams.
Karl Rothe
Burlingame
Turning the spotlight
Editor,
Many people suffering from mental ill-
ness (commonly referred to as the mental-
ly ill) lead double lives: expending huge
amounts of energy hiding unbearable
anguish while trying to appear normal.
Hopefully, Robin Williams heartbreaking
death will turn the spotlight away from
mass murders and other negative stereo-
types toward the real agony people face
every day.
Julie Muller
San Mateo
Middle-wage jobs disappearing
Other voices
Face time
F
ace it the biggest tourist draw in
San Mateo County is no longer
Filoli or vast expanses of nature or
even that beer garden where the prototype
iPhone was nabbed a few years back.
Instead, the curious are ocking to take pic-
tures outside Facebook.
Saw this new phenomenon myself this
week. Perhaps its been going on ever since
Zuck and company set up shop in Menlo
Park but, with few occasions to cross the
Dumbarton Bridge, I rarely pass by the com-
panys campus. But in any case, the pilgrim-
ages were news to me until I saw it with my
own two eyes.
Stuck in traf-
c just outside
the entrance, I
spotted a young
girl in her best
Taylor Swift-
esque summer
dress sitting
atop the sign
proclaiming 1
Hacker Way.
Her ankles were
crossed, her
smile sweet. A
few feet away a
woman her mother, one assumes
snapped away with a camera.
Rounding the bend, a gaggle of hoodie-
wearing teenage girls giving off a tourist
vibe crouched in front of the bigger
Facebook sign with its easily recognizable
thumbs-up image. They giggled and made
sure not to block the graphic appendage as
they squished close together. Snapping their
photo were two grown men in orange safety
vests. Parked on the side of the road was a
white SUVand a tow truck, all of which
makes one wonder if the teenage fangirls had
broken down heading to IKEAor the
Bayshore and opted for a souvenir picture
before departing. Or, perhaps the roadside
assistance crew was also out for a snapshot
the same time as the girls. Fandom knows
no age. One will never know.
But what I do know is that it is awfully
weird to think the Facebook headquarters
buildings and signs are the newest county
hot spot. Its not as though the ofces are
the easiest place to reach or located really on
the way to anything.
Do visitors think they might run into
Mark Zuckerberg or doppleganger Jesse
Eisenberger? Maybe they hope to slip inside
the massive complex. Or perhaps they just
want a rst-hand glance at where all the
online magic happens, making it possible
for them to post real-time updates on soda
runs and romantic status?
Maybe taking photos at any landmarks is
strange to some but were not talking about
a vision of beauty and wonder here. No
offense to the Facebook architects but they
are just buildings. Its not as if they are the
garage where Hewlett and Packard created
their rst computer. Then again, Haight and
Ashbury are just street signs.
Facebook is not the rst building to draw
visitors and it wont be the last. Crime buffs
take walking tours of infamous scenes.
Music fans want to walk where Janis Joplin
swigged her Southern Comfort or the
Grateful Dead held court. Even this journalist
made a point to visit Tribune Tower in
Chicago although that was more for the his-
torical artifacts embedded in the wall than its
former newspaper inhabitant.
On the tech front, Apple undoubtedly
draws Steve Jobs wannabes to Cupertino and
it wouldnt be surprising to nd people lin-
gering outside Twitter or Google (although
those might be folks hoping to snag one of
those snazzy and perk-lled internships).
So maybe Facebooks photo-happy users
making a pit stop isnt so odd. It is the
social network, after all. And, not being on
Facebook, perhaps it is not my place to
judge. However, to steal a phrase forever
linked to the company, I dont have to like
it.
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Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the
New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NYSE
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., down $9.25 to $18.90
The theme park and entertainment company reported worse-than-
expected quarterly nancial results and cut its full-year guidance.
Macys Inc., down $3.29 to $56.47
The department store operator reported a worse-than-expected
quarterly prot and cut its full-year sales outlook for stores opened at
least a year.
King Digital Entertainment Plc., down $4.21 to $13.99
The maker of the game Candy Crushreported second-quarter revenue
that fell short of expectations and cut its full-year guidance.
Deere & Co., down $1.99 to $84.49
The farming equipment maker reported a drop in quarterly prot and
cut its full-year outlook on weak sales in the U.S. and Canada.
Nasdaq
Amazon.com Inc., up $6.96 to $326.28
The online retailer introduced a credit-card processing device to help
businesses accept payments through smartphones and tablets.
Cree Inc., down $4.38 to $44.81
The LED lights and semiconductor maker set its scal rst-quarter prot
and revenue guidance below Wall Street expectations.
Myriad Genetics Inc. down $2.96 to $36.04
The molecular diagnostics company reported better-than-expected
quarterly results, but set lower-than-expected guidance.
Canadian Solar Inc., up $6.06 to $31.03
The solar panel maker reported a quarterly prot, topping Wall Street
expectations, on a boost in revenue and module shipments.
Big movers
By Matthew Craft
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK Amodest gain for the
stock market on Wednesday tugged the
Dow Jones industrial average back
into the black for the year as investors
set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq
and earnings, at least for a day.
Amazon led the gains in light trad-
ing, despite a mixed batch of econom-
ic and corporate news. The gains were
broad but thin. Three companies rose
for every one that fell on the New York
Stock Exchange, and all 10 sectors in
the S&P 500 ended higher.
This is a very resilient market,
said Uri Landesman, president of
Platinum Partners, a hedge fund in New
York.
Markets have turned choppy in
recent weeks as investors have
weighed a host of concerns. At times,
worries over global conflicts and
Europes economy have overshadowed
signs of steady growth in the U.S.
economy and rising corporate prot s.
Landesman pointed to plenty of rea-
sons for traders to ditch stocks this
summer, including high prices.
Were getting through the summer
and the market is still pretty close to
its high, he said. It shows you the
trend is still upward.
Amazon, the online retail giant,
unveiled a new payment system for
mobile phones. The device, called
Amazon Local Register, is aimed at
helping small businesses accept pay-
ments through smartphones and
tablets. Amazons stock gained $6.96,
or 2 percent, to $326.28.
The S&P 500 rose 12.97 points, or
0.7 percent, to end at 1,946.72. The
Dow gained 91.26 points, or 0.6 per-
cent, to 16,651.80, the rst time in
August that the 30-stock average has
been in positive territory for the year.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite
climbed 44.87 points, or 1 percent, to
4,434.13.
Of the handful of companies report-
ing quarterly results on Wednesday, a
few well-known names warned of slid-
ing sales and shrinking profits.
Macys turned in results that fell short
of Wall Streets forecasts. The depart-
ment store chain also cut its full-year
outlook for sales, saying it couldnt
make up from a shortfall at the start of
the year when winter storms kept
shoppers at home. The companys
stock dropped $3.29, or 6 percent, to
$56.47.
Deere & Co., the countrys largest
maker of farm equipment, said weak
sales will likely cut into its earnings
for the entire year. Deere dropped
$1.99, or 2 percent, to $84.49.
King Digital Entertainment, maker
of the Candy Crush Saga video
game, plunged 23 percent. The compa-
ny reported second-quarter sales that
came up short of estimates and also cut
its full-year earnings forecast. Kings
stock lost $4.21 to $13.99.
Despite some high-prole misses,
however, overall corporate results for
the second quarter have looked solid.
With the earnings season drawing to a
close, seven out of 10 companies in
the S&P 500 have posted stronger
prots than analysts projected, accord-
ing to S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly earn-
ings are on track to climb 10 percent
over the year before. Thats much better
than the 3 percent increase companies
reported for the rst quarter of 2014.
The Commerce Department said
Wednesday that retail sales edged up by
a tiny amount compared with the prior
month. A separate report said busi-
nesses continued adding to their stock-
piles in June. A greater amount of
goods on store shelves and in ware-
houses reects optimism about future
demand.
In other trading, Germanys DAX
gained 1.4 percent, while Frances
CAC 40 rose 0.8 percent. Britains
FTSE 100 inched up 0.4 percent. All
three indexes have slumped more than
1 percent this month.
In the U.S. government bond mar-
ket, the yield on the 10-year Treasury
note was 2.42 percent, just shy of its
low for the year and a drop from 2.45
percent late Tuesday.
Indexes higher; Amazon gains, Macys drops
By Josh Boak
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales were
essentially at in July, providing evidence
that consumers have yet to shed their doubts
about the economy despite recent job gains.
The Commerce Department said
Wednesday that seasonally adjusted retail
sales were unchanged in July compared with
the prior month. Total sales rose a statisti-
cally insignificant $161 million from
$439.6 billion in June.
Spending dipped at auto dealers and
department stores last month. The losses
were offset by gains at grocery stores, gaso-
line stations, restaurants, clothiers and
building material stores.
The gures suggest that Americans are
hesitant to spend, which could limit growth
for the economy. Retail sales are closely
watched because consumer spending
accounts for 70 percent of economic activi-
t y.
Retail sales have at-lined even though
employers have added more than 200,000
jobs a month for the past six months.
Payrolls increased by 209,000 in July and
298,000 in June.
But those gains have yet to meaningfully
boost wage growth above ination, causing
spending to be more restrained.
Retail sales have increased 3.7 percent
over the past 12 months, but economists
doubt that spending can grow much faster
unless incomes increase.
Consumers just dont have the cash ow
to nance sustained gains above 4 percent,
said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at
Pantheon Macroeconomics.
The weak sales in July mean that con-
sumer spending is off to a slow start in the
third quarter.
Consumer spending did pick up in the
April-June quarter after a sluggish showing
in the rst three months of the year. It grew
at a 2.5 percent annual pace, after increasing
just 1.2 percent in the rst quarter, which
was the weakest reading in nearly three
years. In a healthy economy spending
growth is typically 3 percent or higher.
Americans are sending mixed signals
about their willingness to spend. Consumer
condence jumped to its highest level in
nearly seven years in July, according to the
Conference Board. That suggests Americans
may be more willing to open their wallets.
And auto sales grew 9 percent in July from
a year earlier to 1.4 million, the best show-
ing for July since 2006.
But purchases of large items like autos
may be leaving many Americans with less
money to spend on discretionary items like
clothing and electronics. Rising grocery
prices may have squeezed household budgets
as well.
Aseparate measure of consumer sentiment
by the University of Michigan, released last
week, showed that condence slipped last
month.
U.S. retail sales flat in July
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK Cisco said Wednesday that
it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 per-
cent of its workforce, as part of a restructur-
i ng.
The company, which makes routers,
switches and software, said the layoffs will
affect workers in operations around the
world. The announcement was made during a
conference call discussing its scal fourth-
quarter earnings.
The San Jose, California-based company
on Wednesday reported a 1 percent decline in
prot, to $2.25 billion, as revenue dipped
to $12.36 billion from $12.42 billion. Its
adjusted earnings for the three months ended
July 26, its scal fourth quarter, came to 55
cents per share, which was two cents more
than analysts expected, according to Zacks
Investment Research.
During the conference call, Chief
Financial Ofcer Frank Calderoni said the
company estimates pretax charges of up to
$700 million, with about $250 to $350 mil-
lion recorded in the current quarter, for the
restructuring.
Shares fell 25 cents, or 1 percent, to
$24.95 in after-hours trading. The stock has
risen 12 percent this year.
Cisco to lay off up to 6,000 workers
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK Amazon is taking direct
aim at mobile payment systems such as
Square by introducing the Amazon Local
Register, a credit-card processing device and
mobile app designed to help small business
owners accept payments through their
smartphones and tablets.
The move places the largest U.S. e-com-
merce retailer in competition with Square
and other established mobile payment pro-
cessing systems such as PayPal Here and
Intuits GoPayment.
Amazons technology includes a card read-
er that attaches to a smartphone, Kindle or
tablet. The reader processes credit or debit
card payments via a secure Amazon network,
the same one that processes Amazon.com
purchases. The service is designed to serve
on-the-go small business owners who
might otherwise only accept cash or
checks, including massage therapists, food
truck operators and artists who sell their
work at outdoor fairs.
Small businesses can start using Local
Register by creating an account on
http://localregister.amazon.com. .
Amazon debuts new mobile
payment app and card reader
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON Faced with tougher and
more resistant weeds, corn and soybean
farmers are anxiously awaiting government
decisions on a new version of a popular her-
bicide and on genetically modied seeds
to grow crops designed to resist it.
Critics say more study is needed on the
effects of the herbicide and they are con-
cerned it could endanger public health.
The Environmental Protection Agency is
expected to rule this fall on Dow
AgroSciences application to market Enlist,
a new version of the 2,4-D herbicide thats
been around since the 1940s. Its partly a
game of catch-up for the agriculture indus-
try, as many farmers are dealing with weeds
that have become resistant to glyphosate,
an herbicide commonly used on corn and
soybeans now.
If approved, the 2,4-D would be used in
combination with glyphosate.
An Agriculture Department decision on
the companys genetically modied seeds
also is expected this fall. In the depart-
ments nal environmental review released
last week, the USDA recommended
approval. The agency said that if both the
seeds and herbicide are approved, the use of
2,4-D could increase by an estimated 200 to
600 percent by the year 2020.
USDA decision could boost
use of popular weed killer
By Terry Bernal
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
STANFORD Fresh off an exciting sum-
mer of World Cup soccer, the Stanford mens
soccer team convened its rst ofcial prac-
tice of the season Wednesday.
The World Cup experience was an especially
exciting one for Stanford, as the U.S. Mens
National Team trained on campus for two
weeks leading up to its departure for Brazil.
Stanford third-year head coach Jeremy
Gunn is a lifelong soccer acionado, who
grew up in Leeds, England watching now-
Argentina head coach
Alex Sabella play for his
hometown team, Leeds
United. And Gunns boy-
ish excitement about
Stanford hosting the U.S.
team, and about the entire
World Cup season, was
sincere and palpable.
I think everybody gets
inspired by the World
Cup, Gunn said. Its so exciting as a fan,
but its intriguing as a coach because you get
to see what all the best in the world are doing
on the biggest stage in the world. We had
a massive added interest this year because we
watched [the U.S.] go through their pre-tour-
nament camp. We got to see them preparing.
Were all fans of the U.S. anyway. Were
even bigger vested interests when youve
been watching them rst hand.
The air surrounding the Stanford mens
team is chock with excitement as well. In
two previous seasons at the helm, Gunn has
quickly brought the program back to promi-
nence as a contender for a national champi-
onship. After the Cardinal nished with los-
ing records in two consecutive seasons prior
to Gunn taking over, the former Cal State
Bakersfield standout turned the program
around in a hurry. In 2012, Stanford nished
with a 9-8-1 record then improved last sea-
son with a 10-7-4 mark and a postseason
march into the third round of the NCAA
Division I Tournament.
Considering Gunns resume though, the
winning ways should come as no surprise.
After moving to the U.S. at age 18 to play
on scholarship at Bakerseld, he returned to
the school as an assistant coach under
Stanford determined as first practice convenes
T
he Peninsula is becoming a hot
bed for combat sports, specical-
ly boxing. There are a number of
cards coming up in the next couple weeks
that will feature some of the best ghters
San Mateo County has to offer.
In addition, another well-known ama-
teur will be turning pro and is just wait-
ing on a date and an opponent.
Yohan Banks, a heavyweight out of
San Mateos
Westside Boxing
Club, will take on
28-1 Travis
Kauffman, who has
20 knockouts, in a
non-title ght on the
undercard of the
Austin Trout-Daniel
Dawson light mid-
dleweight bout on
ESPNs Friday Night
Fights series Aug. 22
at Pechanga Resort & Casino in
Temecula.
The match is a huge opportunity for the
6-3, 285, 29-year-old Banks, who sports
a losing overall record (7-8, 5 KOs), but
is coming off back-to-back stoppages
against Bomani Parker in July 2013 and
Tim Puller last September.
(Kauffman is a) great opportunity to
see where were at, said Pat Ragan,
Banks trainer and manager, who has
been working with him for the last cou-
ple years. (And) a guy like Kauffman
needs to face a guy like Yohan.
Kauffman is ranked No. 16 in the
heavyweight division in the United
States and Ragan said his promoters are
grooming him for big things.
Theyre throwing a lot of money into
development for [Kauffman], Ragan
said.
Ragan believes Banks heavy hands
makes him just dangerous enough that
Kauffman will need to tread carefully.
[Banks is] on the cusp of making
some noise, Ragan said. Hes extreme-
ly powerful. Hes a big, powerful man.
While Ragan said he only signed the
contract Aug. 8, he was fairly certain
Banks would get the shot at Kauffman.
I knew they were kicking the tires (on
Banks). Ive been around long enough to
know if theyre (the promoters and match
makers) are serious, Ragan said. This is
a very big promotion (Goossen-Tutor
Promotions). They are believing in
[Banks to put on a good show].
Always known to put on a good show,
longtime amateur Casey Morton should
know in the next couple of weeks who
and where she will make her pro debut.
Morton said her transition was put on
hold for a while as she looked to put
together her team of boxing and strength
training coaches. She nally hooked up
with Jairo Escobar out of San Francisco
County fighters
ready to rumble
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AdamDuvall, left, high ves Joe Panik after both scored on Angel Pagans single in the seventh inning of the Giants7-1 win over the Chicago
White Sox inSanFrancisco Wednesday afternoon.
By Antonio Gonzalez
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN FRANCISCO Depending on the
clubhouse, the response to the latest over-
turned call at home under baseballs expand-
ed replay system was as debatable as the rule
itself.
The Giants scored seven runs in the sev-
enth inning after the replay ofcial over-
turned an out call at home because they said
Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally
blocked Gregor Blancos path to the plate,
and San Francisco went on to beat the White
Sox 7-1 on Wednesday.
Well take it, Giants manager Bruce
Bochy said.
With one out in the inning, rst baseman
Jose Abreu elded Joe Paniks broken-bat
grounder to throw out Blanco by at least six
feet. Bochy challenged the play, and
umpires ruled Flowers left leg was illegally
blocking the plate before the ball arrived.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura argued
the call and was immediately ejected, set-
ting off an epic protest in which he repeat-
edly kicked dirt on the plate.
If you look at the spirit of the rule of
what they are trying to do and what its actu-
ally doing its a joke, said Ventura, who
unsuccessfully challenged a similar call at
the plate in Chicagos 3-2 win Tuesday
night in San Francisco. They dont take
into consideration that the guy was out by a
longshot.
San Francisco snapped a ve-game losing
streak as Jake Peavy (1-3) won for the rst
time since April 25 with Boston. Peavy had
lost 12 consecutive decisions, the longest
skid of his career.
Peavys friend and former White Sox
teammate, Jose Quintana (6-9), took the
loss.
Catching those breaks, feels like I
havent caught one on my day with any team
Ive pitched for, Peavy said.
Adam Dunn hit his 19th homer of the sea-
son into McCovey Cove in the fourth for
Chicagos only run. It was one of just four
Giants break through
Seven-run seventh snaps five-game slide
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Burlingames Jonathan Engelmann is
Division I bound.
Monday, on the eve of the rst day of school
of his senior year, Engelmann verbally com-
mitted to play at the University of Michigan on
a partial baseball scholarship.
Aformer inelder who converted to a corner
outeld spot for the Panthers as a junior last
season, Engelmann will compete for an outeld
job for the Wolverines. With current Michigan
center elder Jackson Glines heading into his
senior year the Fresno City College transfer
hit .332 as the teams No.3 hitter this season
Engelmann is on track to eventually take
over in center eld, he said.
They offered me to play center eld for the
University of Michigan, Engelmann said.
Obviously, I have to earn my spot there from
here on out, but it was enough to get me over
there. Im very excited about their offer. It was
very generous.
Engelmann recently returned from the Area
Code Games in Long Beach. At the annual
showcase featuring 250 of the top high school
prospects in the nation, Michigan manager
Erik Bakich attended the rst three games.
Engelmann had offers on the table from three
Division I programs, including UC Santa
Barbara and UC Irvine.
Monday night though, Bakich ew into SFO
to visit the Engelmann household to make the
senior a formal offer. After enjoying a dinner of
barbecue steak kabobs prepared by
Englemanns father, Tim, Engelmann verbally
committed to the longtime Michigan baseball
program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Everything he mentioned about the program
seemed to t my playing style, Engelmann said.
I think the aspirations I have to play beyond
college and play professional baseball, they
have a great development program for that.
Entering into its landmark 150th year of
organized baseball on campus, Michigan has
produced a handful of prestigious major lea-
guers: Jim Abbott, Mike Matheny and Hall of
Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, to name a few.
Bakich a San Jose native who starred at
Bellarmine and San Jose City College has
quite a track record for producing big-league
talent as well. Entering into his third season at
the helm of the Wolverines, Bakich previous-
ly served as a coach at Vanderbilt, where he
recruited current major leaguers David Price and
Pedro Alvarez to play for the Commodores,
according to Engelmann.
Relocating to the Detroit Tigers territory
wont change Engelmanns major league fan-
dom though.
I think my allegiances will stay in the Bay
Area as far as baseball goes. Ill forever be a
Giants fan, Engelmann said. The Tigers, with
all respect to the (Michigan) program, when we
beat them in 2012, it was a good deal.
Previous Burlingame alumni who went on
to play Division I baseball are: Damon
Lembi, Class of 1990, Arizona State;
Kaazim Summerville, 97, St. Marys ;
Anthony Granato, 99, Virginia
Commonwealth; Lucas Robinson, 99,
Marist; Taylor Vogt, 99, UC Santa Barbara;
Marc Caviglia, 01, Hawaii-Hilo; Tony
Brunicardi, 03, Sac State; Anthony
Edwards, 04, Mississippi Valley State;
Shane Arslan, 05, UCSB; Eric Fregosi, 05,
Sac State; Matt Chavez, 07, USF; D.J.
Sharabi, 10, San Jose State; Zac Grotz, 11,
Tennessee; Vince Arobio, 13, University of
the Pacic; Grant Goodman, 13, USF.
Engelmann commits to Michigan
TERRY BERNAL/DAILY JOURNAL
Burlingame senior Jonathan Engelmann,
shown here batting during the Area Code
Games in Long Beach last weekend, has
verbally committed to play baseball at the
University of Michigan on a partial scholarship.
By Doug Ferguson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Tiger Woods removed himself from consider-
ation for the Ryder Cup team Wednesday
evening with a clear message that he is not
healthy enough to play.
One day after U.S. captain Tom Watson said
he trusted Woods to give him the straight
skinny on the condition of his back injury and
his game, Woods said he called the 64-year-old
captain to say he would not be available.
The decision spares Watson from having to
leave Woods off the team, and it eliminates a
distraction over the next three weeks before
Watson announces his three captains picks for
the Sept. 26-28 matches against Europe at
Gleneagles.
I have already spoken to Tom about the
Ryder Cup, and while I greatly appreciate his
thinking about me for a possible captains
pick, I took myself out of consideration,
Woods said in a statement on his website. The
U.S. team and the Ryder Cup mean too much to
me not to be able to give it my best.
That he was even under consideration was
mildly surprising.
Woodsbest nish this year was a tie for 25th
because of nagging back issues at the start of
the year that led him to have surgery on March
31. He missed two majors, including the
Masters for the rst time, and did not return for
three months. In the four events he played upon
his return, he missed the cut twice, withdrew
during the nal round at Firestone and nished
69th in the British Open for his worst 72-hole
result in a major.
My primary wish is for Tiger to be healthy
and competitive, and I hope that hell return to
the game very soon, Watson said in a state-
ment released by the PGA of America. Of
course, Im disappointed that Tiger Woods has
asked not to be considered for the U.S. Ryder
Cup team, and that his health is not where he
would like it to be. However, I think we can all
agree that we need Tiger Woods in this great
sport, and he has taken the high road by
informing me early on in the selection process.
My focus will remain on identifying three
players to join the U.S. team and give us the
best chance for success at Gleneagles.
Woods said his recent back trouble was not
related to the impinged nerve that led to surgery.
He missed the cut by ve shots at Valhalla,
and he grimaced for the nal three hours of the
second round at the PGAChampionship.
Woods pulls out of U.S. Ryder Cup consideration
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SANTACLARA After three years and six
NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian
Williams nally got his rst pro start.
It lasted less than a half.
Williams earned the start on the road
against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 last
year, the culmination of a training camp
competition with veteran Glenn Dorsey.
During the defenses second series,
Williams sustained a fractured left ankle, the
result of a cut block from Seahawks right
guard J.R. Sweezy that ended his season just
as it was getting started.
The 49ers activated Williams from the
active/physically unable to perform list on
Tuesday and he returned to limited practice
duties.
Its been a long time. Ive missed being
here, Williams said Wednesday. Im excit-
ed about being back with the guys.
Williams, who was undrafted out of Notre
Dame, will be looking to regain his stature
with the 49ers, though he
knows he will have to
remain patient through
the process.
Early in the recovery I
had some doubts, he
said. It takes time to get
that out of the way. The
training staff has put me
through rigorous work-
outs and I know I still
need to work myself back up.
San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic
Fangio said theres no reason to rush him.
Hell go through some individual drills
and then well see how it goes, Fangio
said. If its good, hell continue to do
more. If not, we can back off. The last look
we got at Ian was Game 2. He hasnt taken a
lot of regular season snaps, but last presea-
son he was playing well. Well see how
much hes back to that form.
His presence comes a few days after the
49ers allowed the Baltimore Ravens to rush
for 237 yards in their preseason opener.
That was without All-Pro defensive tackle
Justin Smith and some of the other regulars
who played sparingly.
Dorsey, who replaced Williams last year,
is out indenitely with a torn biceps. Until
Williams returns to the rotation, the 49ers
will rely on Smith, Ray McDonald and sec-
ond-years players Quinton Dial and Tank
Carradine.
The biggest priority is to prepare the
team for the regular season, Fangio said.
Everyone is getting a lot of reps. Guys
have to be ready to play.
Williams said his biggest challenge is to
get over the mental hurdle.
Running around, making cuts, playing
football, thats the easy part, Williams
said. As long as I feel good Im going to
push myself to see how far I can go. I know
I can do more.
Rookie linebacker Aaron Lynch, who has
been cleared to practice since Aug. 3, has
been taking visual cues from guys such as
Patrick Willis and Aldon Smith as he looks
to make a smooth transition from defensive
end to outside linebacker.
When you watch the best, how they play,
how they practice, I mimic them, Lynch
said. They practice the way they play. I
came here to t in. What do you want me to
do? Ill do it.
NOTES: CB Tramaine Brock (sprained
ankle) will miss Sundays game against the
Denver Broncos. Fangio hopes hell be able
to return to practice next week. It seems
like hes been out two weeks, Fangio said.
. . . Veteran CBs Chris Cook and Chris
Culliver (knee) have been banged up and are
being held back as a precautionary measure.
In the long run they will be ne, Fangio
said. ... The 49ers signed LB Kion Wilson,
who has played with the San Diego
Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers. Hes
appeared in 15 NFL games and started twice
with the Steelers last year. ... The 49ers
placed LB Blake Costanzo on injured
reserve to make room for Wilson.
49ers Ian Williams taking steps toward return
Ian Williams
By Josh Dubow
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OXNARD The Oakland Raiders and
Dallas Cowboys concluded their two days of
joint practices Wednesday with another
intense session that included a number of
small scrums and had both teams excited to
possibly repeat this again next season.
While the rst session Tuesday was marred
by a brawl that nearly spilled into the
stands and featured a Raiders fan swinging a
replica helmet at a Cowboys player and cor-
nerback B.W. Webb swinging back at the
fan, the action on day two was all between
the lines.
There were a handful of smaller ghts with
players from both sides taking offense to
hard hits and trash talk but nothing got out
of hand.
Today we handled it a little bit better
than we did yesterday, Cowboys receiver
Dez Bryant said. I think the intensity level
was sky high yesterday, thats why a lot of
ghts broke out. But I think today a lot of
the veteran guys on both sides of the ball
did a great job of handling all the potential
ghts. We did a good job today.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett called the
rst day of the practices the most electric
atmosphere he had ever seen on a practice
eld. He said the two days of work were
invaluable because of the chance to try dif-
ferent schemes and different techniques that
will likely come up again during the season.
Raiders coach Dennis Allen said he
believes the intensity from these past two
days will translate to the eld on Friday
night when Oakland hosts Detroit in an
exhibition game.
Anytime you get into this competitive
environment, it creates a sense of urgency
with your football team, Allen said. We
got better over these last couple days.
There was an increased police presence
Wednesday, with extra ofcers near the side-
line with Raiders fans where the incident
with Webb happened the previous day.
Garrett said he talked with Webb about
how he handled the situation and said no
punishment would be needed.
At some point you have to as a player
defend your teammate, get yourself in there
and make sure hes going to be OK, Garrett
said. Always have your guys back. Thats
an important part of building a football
team. At the same time poise in that situa-
tion is important. I felt we demonstrated
both and you kind of move on.
Former Raiders linebacker Rolando
McClain almost got into it with his former
teammates after tackling Darren McFadden.
McClain, Oaklands first-round pick in
2010, never lived up to expectations with
the Raiders. He clashed with Allen and was
suspended for two games for conduct detri-
mental to the team in 2012. The Raiders
released him in April 2013 and he stepped
away from football for a season before join-
ing the Cowboys this offseason.
McClain said there was no ill will toward
the Raiders and he had pleasant exchanges
with some former teammates, Allen and
defensive coordinator Jason Tarver.
I had three years there, it is what it is,
McClain said. I made some great relation-
ships, I still have those relationships, and
Im proud of it. Thats what you do. You live
and learn. I wish them nothing but the
best.
The one big negative from the two days of
practice for the Raiders was a serious left
knee injury to tight end Nick Kasa. Kasa got
hurt during a drill Tuesday and the initial
diagnosis is a torn ACL, which would end
his season.
Kasa is the second Oakland tight end with
an injured left knee, joining David
Ausberry. That leaves Mychal Rivera as the
only healthy tight end on the roster who
has ever played in the NFL. Ausberry was
walking around this week with a wrap on his
left knee after having surgery. His return
date is undetermined.
NOTES: Raiders CB Chimdi Chekwa
(knee) returned after missing practice
Tuesday but was unable to make it through
the whole session. ... Oakland WR Juron
Criner sat out with a lower-body injury.
Raiders, Cowboys conclude joint practices with more dustups
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The missing puzzle piece was (nding a)
primary coach, Morton said. As an amateur I
could train myself. In the pros, you cant take
that leap without a full-time coach. Now that I
have one, we can nally get the show on the
road.
Two other local ghters who have already
made the transition to the professional ranks
will climb back in the ring over the next cou-
ple weeks.
Well, one will at least.
Mighty Melissa McMorrow (9-4-1, 1 KO),
a super yweight out of B Street Boxing who is
ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 4 in the world,
will once again travel south of the border to
Mexico for an Aug. 23 date against Jessica
Kika Chavez (20-3-3, 4 KOs) for the vacant
WBC International female yweight title.
McMorrow suffered a unanimous decision,
10-round loss to Marina Juarez in February in
Puebla, Mexico, snapping a three-ght win
streak.
Chavez is the No. 1-ranked yweight in
Mexico and No. 2 in the world. She is undefeat-
ed in her last 11 ghts, going 10-0-1 over that
span.
Meanwhile, McMorrows B Street Boxing
teammate Ricardo Pinell will appear in the
debut promotion of Big Knockout Boxing,
which is attempting a new spin on the sweet
science.
Pinell will take part of the pay-per-view
event in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Casino
Saturday night. Pinell (9-1-1, 4 KOs) is com-
ing off a six-round, unanimous decision victory
over Jamal Harris last month.
This is not your traditional boxing match,
however. Big Knockout Boxing consists of up
to seven, two-minute rounds in what they call
The Pit a circular not square box-
ing mat without the traditional boxing ropes or
corners. The intention is to turn up the offen-
sive heat from both boxers.
In mixed martial arts news, Half Moon Bay
lightweight Adam Piccolotti improved to 3-0
as a professional, stopping Eugene Marenya
on strikes at the Dragon House 17 event in San
Francisco last weekend.
Piccolotti, 25, holds a rank of black belt in
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, having won more than 20
BJJ tournament titles. He is the main instructor
at Raul Castillo Martial Arts in Half Moon Bay.
Nathan Mollat can be reached by phone: 344-5200
ext. 117 or by email: nathan@smdailyjournal.com.
You follow him on Twitter@CheckkThissOutt.
Continued from page 11
LOUNGE
Simon Tobin, and captured a Division II
national championship in 1997.
Gunn took his rst head coaching posi-
tion at Colorados Fort Lewis College and in
2005 and celebrated another Division II
championship in the midst of an undefeated
season. In 2007, he took his rst Division I
post at the University of Charlotte, reaching
the NCAATournament title game in his nal
year of 2011, only to fall 1-0 to national
champion North Carolina.
Ive had quite a fortunate career winning
championships at two of the places, and then
losing in the nal at the third place, Gunn
said. So, the plan here would be to keep mov-
ing forward with those things.
Poised to once again contribute to the
Cardinals goal of moving forward is
defenseman Matt Taylor. Taylor, a fth-year
senior, is one of the most tenured veterans
on the team. And along with true freshman
Danya Kafai, Taylor is one of two Redwood
City natives on the roster.
Taylor has taken quite the circuitous route
to arrive on the Stanford soccer pitch after
sustaining a serious injury his senior year of
high school at Bellarmine. Following
Taylors epic junior season of 2009, in
which he was named West Catholic Athletic
League Defensive Player of the Year as the
Bells won their second consecutive Central
Coast Section crown, the marquee defense-
man suffered a broken leg against Serra at the
midway point of the season.
The injury cost Taylor his true freshman
season. Then after re-breaking the leg toward
the end of his freshman year, he was slowed
through the 2011 and 12 seasons before
nally emerging a starting defenseman last
season. After starting his redshirt junior sea-
son on the bench, Taylor earned his rst start
in September of last year and has been in the
lineup without fail ever since.
Hes worked his way forward, Gunn
said. Last year, he had a tremendous season.
He worked extremely hard to keep improv-
ing. He really became a very reliable central
defender who was just absolutely fearless.
Taylors breakout season culminated in a
heroic game-winning goal in Stanfords
final win of the year during the NCAA
Tournament. It was a profound accomplish-
ment after wondering along his path to
recovery if he would ever play again.
Thats always in your head, but you have
to imagine (heroic) stuff like that to push
you to keep going, Taylor said. That stuff
really helped me, knowing what I could do
and what I can do.
After winning their postseason opener,
the Cardinal traveled to Cal State
Northridge, where Taylors imaginings
became reality. Stanford won a thrilling 1-0
match against the Big West champs. And it
was Taylor who notched the decisive score.
Northridge midelder Yarden Azulay had
been giving Stanford ts throughout the rst
half. The Cardinal shored up on defense, but
got a chance late in the half with a free kick
from Aaron Kovar. The midelders kick
sailed over the intended target, J.J. Kaval.
But Taylor was trailing the play and left his
feet to get full extension on a diving header
to score the goal.
The victory would stand as the Cardinals
nal win of the year as they were summarily
defeated 1-0 by the University of
Washington on a heartbreaking goal in the
85th minute in the Field of 16 matchup.
It was a very exciting knockout game of
soccer, Gunn said. It was very close. There
werent too many chances in the game. We
created some chances and just couldnt quite
capitalize; and they managed to score a goal
off a throw-in that won it for them.
Entering into this season, Stanford is
ranked No. 20 in the nation. By the num-
bers, that makes for an uphill climb for the
Cardinal with three Pac-12 team ranked
ahead of them. No. 4 ranked UCLA, No. 6
Washington and No. 7 Cal are all looking to
improve on spectacular years as well.
The closer you get to the top, the steeper
the ascent, Gunn said. So, it will be very
tough to improve on last years nal posi-
tion. But its something that were capable
of doing, and so its something were going
to try to achieve. We want to be able to win
the Pac-12, we want to be able to get into the
national tournament, and we want to play as
many games as we can once were in the tour-
nament.
Stanfords season kicks off Aug. 29 at
Nebraskas Creighton University.
Continued from page 11
STANFORD
COURTESY OF STANFORD ATHLETICS
Redwood City native Matt Taylor is looking to help Stanford mens soccer back to the NCAA
Tournament this season after the team reached the Field of 16 last year.
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hits Peavy allowed in seven
innings.
Peavy even changed his uniform
number from 43 to 22, which he
wore for his high school in
Mobile, Alabama. He wore 44 with
the San Diego Padres, White Sox
and Boston Red Sox.
Perhaps the new look changed
his luck.
San Francisco took advantage of
the new rule, 7.13, that prohibits
catchers from blocking the plate
until possessing the ball so run-
ners dont barrel into them. The
rule gained traction after Giants
catcher Buster Poseys gruesome
injury in May 2011 ended his sea-
son blocking the same plate at
AT&T Park.
Blanco said Flowers was de-
nitely blocking the plate but
admitted its a tough call. Flowers
believes replay ofcials need to
have some exibility when they
make the decision.
Apparently they are interpret-
ing this extremely black and white
with no context, Flowers said.
The review lasted 4 minutes and
55 seconds, and umpires also
allowed Adam Duvall to advance
from rst to third. But even after
being ejected, Ventura came back
out to challenge that decision. The
play was reviewed again, and
umpires told Duvall to go back to
second.
Angel Pagan added a two-out,
two-run single, and Hunter Pence
and Posey each hit RBI singles.
The Giants scored two more runs
when center elder Jordan Danks
and Dunn also got tangled up in
right-center going for Pablo
Sandovals y.
Quintana was charged with four
runs and four hits in 6 2-3 innings.
Reliever Ronald Belisario was
tagged for three runs, one earned,
and three hits without recording an
out.
Next up
Giants: The team has a day off
Thursday before left-hander
Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.22)
takes the mound in the opener of a
three-game series against
Philadelphia on Friday.
Continued from page 11
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Minnesota 3, Houston 1
San Francisco 7, Chicago White Sox 1
Cleveland 3, Arizona 2, 1st game
Arizona 1, Cleveland 0, 12 innings, 2nd game
Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 3
Detroit 8, Pittsburgh 4
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Angels 4, Philadelphia 3
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As (Samardzija 3-1) at K.C.(Shields 11-6),11:10 a.m.
Astros(Feldman6-8)atBoston(Webster2-1),4:10p.m.
Rays (Odorizzi 8-9) at Texas (Ross 2-4), 5:05 p.m.
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Baltimore at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m.
Seattle at Detroit, 4:08 p.m.
Houston at Boston, 4:10 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland at Atlanta, 4:35 p.m.
Angels at Texas, 5:05 p.m.
Kansas City at Minnesota, 5:10 p.m.
Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 5:10 p.m.
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San Diego 57 62 .479 10 1/2
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San Francisco 7, Chicago White Sox 1
Cleveland 3, Arizona 2, 1st game
San Diego 5, Colorado 3
Arizona 1, Cleveland 0, 12 innings, 2nd game
Detroit 8, Pittsburgh 4
Atlanta 3, L.A. Dodgers 2
St. Louis 5, Miami 2
Washington 3, N.Y. Mets 2
Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 2
Angels 4, Philadelphia 3
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Brewers(Fiers1-1) at Cubs(Jackson6-12),11:20a.m.
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Pads (Stults 5-13) at St. L (Lackey 1-1), 5:15 p.m.
Reds(Simon12-7) at Col.(DeLaRosa11-8),5:40p.m.
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Pittsburgh at Washington, 4:05 p.m.
Arizona at Miami, 4:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland at Atlanta, 4:35 p.m.
San Diego at St. Louis, 5:15 p.m.
Cincinnati at Colorado, 5:40 p.m.
Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.
Philadelphia at San Francisco, 7:15 p.m.
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Gibson; Second, Chris Guccione; Third, Eric
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Jason
Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his
sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit
a two-run homer and the Kansas City
Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-
0 on Wednesday night.
Vargas (9-5) retired the nal 23 bat-
ters he faced in only his third start
since an emergency appendectomy.
The left-hander also helped Kansas
City bounce back from having an
eight-game winning streak snapped
and maintain a half-game lead over
Detroit in the ALCentral.
Salvador Perez drove in the Royals
other run off Scott Kazmir (13-5),
who lost to Kansas City for the sec-
ond time in 10 days. He has won just
once in 10 starts at Kauffman
Stadium.
Vargas needed 92 pitches over eight
innings, a big reason why manager
Ned Yost sent him out for the ninth
rather than turn it over to All-Star
closer Greg Holland. Five pitches
later, Vargas had his rst shutout since
last September, when he beat Oakland
3-0 as a member of the Angels.
He struck out four without issuing a
walk.
The Royals, winners of 17 of their
last 21, took two of three from the AL
West-leading As a couple weeks ago,
and assured themselves of no worse
than a split of this four-game set.
Vargas allowed four runs over 4 1-3
innings against Oakland in his rst
start off the disabled list, and two runs
over ve innings against San
Francisco his last time out. But on a
mild evening at the K, he looked like
the dominant left-hander of earlier
this season.
Chavez gets better
of Kazmir, Oakland
NFL
DALLASCOWBOYSReleased OL Andre Cure-
ton.SignedOLStephenGoodinandPTomHornsey.
MINNESOTAVIKINGS Named E.J. Henderson
youth football manager.
TENNESSEETITANSReleased TE Dorin Dicker-
son.
MIAMI DOLPHINSReleasedWRRaymondWeb-
ber.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS Placed P Adam
Podlesh on the reserve/did not report list.
BASEBALL
MLBSuspended New York Mets minor league
RHPDerrickBernardfor 62gameswithout payafter
testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone, a
performance-enhancing substance in violation of
the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment
Program.
AmericanLeague
BALTIMOREORIOLESPlaced INF Manny Mac-
ahado on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday.
Transferred C Matt Wieters to the 60-day DL. Se-
lectedthecontract of INFCordPhelpsfromNorfolk
(IL).
HOUSTON ASTROS Optioned OF Domingo
Santana to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated OF
Dexter Fowler from the 15-day DL.
KANSASCITYROYALSPlacedLHPScott Downs
on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 3.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS Optioned RHP Caleb
ClaytoSalt Lake(PCL).RecalledOFBrennanBoesch
from Salt Lake.
NEWYORK YANKEES Designated RHP Chris
Leroux for assignment. Reinstated RHP Michael
Pineda from the 60-day DL.
TRANSACTIONS
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SUBURBAN LIVING
By Carole Feldman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Its not just national monuments like
Mount Rushmore than could benet from a
good power wash every now and then.
Is there grime on your siding that good old-
fashioned elbow grease wont take away?
Stains on your concrete driveway? Is the deck
looking dirty?
Power washing or pressure washing the
terms are used almost interchangeably
might be an option.
People nd it so powerful, said Ken
Collier, editor-in-chief of The Family
Handyman magazine. Its so fast and its so
liberating.
You can hire a pressure-washing company,
or do it yourself. Machines come in electric
and gas models, and can be rented or pur-
chased.
Are there risks?
Too much pressure on vinyl siding or stuc-
co can cause damage to the surface, said
Doug Rucker, owner of Clean and Green
Solutions in Kingwood, Texas, near
Houston. The same thing with concrete
cleaning.
Similarly, excessive pressure on a deck can
tear up the wood. When were cleaning wood
decks, were using what we call low pressure,
he said.
When youre cleaning the exterior of the
house, window and door seals need to be pro-
tected to prevent leaks. Windows could also
break if you inadvertently hit them with the
same pressure youre using for the rest of the
house.
And, theres always the risk of working on
ladders with a machine that has recoil. Its
something where ladder safety is very impor-
tant, Collier said.
Homeowners also need to be aware of over-
head power lines.
Still, many people decide to do the work
themselves. Home supply stores offer an
array of pressure washers; prices range from
about $100 to more than $1,000.
Collier said most of the skill in using a
power washer lies in applying the right pres-
sure and tip. Its like anything else you
have to learn how the tool operates, he said.
Gas pressure washers tend to be more pow-
erful, noisier, heavier and more expensive
than electric ones. Manuals that come with
the units should explain what types of job
theyre good for.
If you decide to rent a power-washing
machine, Collier advised, Have a job in
mind, ask what tip you need and if theres an
additive that will help with the cleaning.
And dont forget the prep work. The n-
ished product is only going to be as good as
the preparation you did, said John Nearon of
Exterior Wood Restoration in Cicero,
Indiana.
People unaccustomed to such work might
be advised not to try it themselves, Collier
cautioned. Lots of people do it themselves,
but its also something that for most people
it would be a hire and done, he said.
Hiring a contractor to power wash a home
could cost 12 cents to up to 20 cents per
square foot, depending on the location and
surface, according to Rucker, who also pro-
vides training for power washers.
Before hiring, ask questions:
Insurance. Is the contractor insured to
cover any damage or injury that might occur
when cleaning? Dont be afraid to ask for a
copy of their insurance certicate binder,
Rucker said.
Training. Do workers get continuing
education to keep their training up to date?
The process. Talk to them about how
theyre going to clean it, what kind of
process theyre going to use, down to the
products theyre using, he said. In the
Southeast, for example, he said bleach is used
to kill mold and mildew and keep it away
longer.
Safeguarding landscape. What will they
do to protect trees, shrubs or other plants
around the house or property being cleaned?
Rucker said that wetting down plants and
keeping them watered is important. If you
cover them, he said, do it only for minutes at
a time.
Grime on the house? Pros and cons of power washing
Gas pressure washers tend to be more powerful,noisier,heavier and more expensive than electric
ones.Manuals that come with the units should explain what types of job theyre good for.
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By Kim Cook
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Are you a fan of midcentury
modern? Drawn to classic ele-
gance? Does the handcraft of glob-
al decor grab you?
There was an era when experts
said to pick just one, but now we
can mix and match or go all in.
Each season brings updated ver-
sions of successful pieces, plus an
interesting array of new looks.
This falls no exception.
Keep an eye out for versatile
accent pieces, the kind that can
work in a myriad of places, and
consider material and color com-
binations, says Beth Kushnick,
set decorator for CBS The Good
Wife. These are some of the eas-
iest ways to refresh any space, and
theres a ton of stylish options
out right now at a range of price
points.
After her sophisticated sets drew
an online following, Kushnick
has created her own furnishings
line, which debuts this fall.
She says fall 2014 is about nd-
ing pieces that provide maximum
impact without a lot of effort.
Some themes this season:
TOUCH OF FALL
Look for texture-rich acces-
sories like a box with stone
inlay or a wooden sculpture that
add an element of nature to your
space. Mix in a variety of metals
to add a sense of luxury,
Kushnick advises.
Says Los Angeles-based design-
er Trip Haenisch: Im seeing a lot
of fabrics with luxe textures this
season. Linen velvets and woven
fabrics are really in. You can
quickly and inexpensively incor-
porate texture into your space
through the use of pillows and
throws. (www.triphaenisch.com)
At fall previews, retailers were
showing soft throws shot through
with metallic threads or embroi-
dered with subtle sequins. Rose
gold is the inginue on the
metallics stage; its soft, pink-
tinged finish looks new, and
youll see it on tabletop acces-
sories, lamps, even silverware.
Warm brass continues to play a
big role, trimming tables, embed-
ded in wooden trays, formed into
curvy or linear vases and lamps. It
picks up the midcentury vibe but
suits traditional spaces too.
Chrome and acrylic hit contempo-
rary high notes.
On ceramics, youll nd reactive
and dip glazes, and more matte n-
ishes than ever before.
Mercury glass, a decor darling
for the past few seasons, gets a
few tweaks with etched patterns
and added color.
LIGHT IT UP
High-end lighting design has
found its way into the mid-range
market, which means pricier
styles at mass-market retailers.
Look for shades with crisp geo-
metrics, nubby textures and
crewel-work patterns to update
lamps for not much money.
(www.target.com)
Pierced metal is showing up in
many accents, including lighting.
Milky glass pendants look coun-
try-modern. Youll also nd matte-
nish shades with foil interiors
that catch light dramatically; Ikea
has table and floor lamps with
coppery lining. (www.ikea.com)
A tapered table lamp like the
Melrose from Crate & Barrel pro-
vides midcentury air. (www.crate-
andbarrel.com ) Conical, brushed-
aluminum sconces and pendants
have space-age style. And for a
luxe look, think about acrylic and
crystal lamps. (www.rejuvena-
tion.com)
Chandeliers get freshly inter-
preted at Restoration Hardware. A
rustic iron Foucaults orb encircles
an ornate crystal xture; tiny ball
chains veil the crystals like the
fringe on a flappers dress.
(www.restorationhardware.com)
COLOR CORNER
Play with color, Kushnick
urges.
There are some gorgeous grays
and subtle greens out this fall, and
2014s radiant orchid and coral add
a lush pop almost anywhere, she
says. You can make a big splash
just by updating a wall color or
bringing in a few vibrant accent
pieces.
Youll also see carrot, purple,
lemongrass, ocher, clove,
molasses and olive in throw pil-
lows, bedding and upholstery.
Homegoods has a butterscotch
leather ottoman, a pretty pink side
chair, and a pea-green accent table
in its fall collections.
(www.homegoods.com)
Fall 2014 home decor: An ensemble production
Vintage-style globes,steamer trunks,map art and travel advertising continue to interest home decorators.Theres
herringbone, tweed, plaid, Fair Isle knit patterns and lots of new takes on faux fur Nordic and Danish designs
in textiles as well as kitchen and dining items.
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consider in November, San Mateo County
legislators are satised with compromises
met in the $7.5 billion bipartisan bill.
Assemblymen Rich Gordon, D-Menlo
Park, and Kevin Mullin, D-South San
Francisco, both represented the Bay Area
on the Assemblys water bond working
group and said the diverse bill will benet
their districts.
The ongoing historic drought, our aging
water infrastructure and degraded watersheds
have all combined to present us with an
environmental and economic crisis that
needs to be addressed, Mullin said in a pre-
pared statement. While the water bond is
not perfect, nothing that is negotiated
between so many disparate interests could
be.
State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said
passing legislation on an issue that out-
lines the regional differences and interests
in the state was rare and rewarding.
The exciting thing is with the diverse
interests of this huge, populous state, to
come together without starting the water
wars and meeting the needs of the entire
state is unusual and its welcomed in this
bond.
With Californians from different regions
having varying needs, the overwhelming
support for the bill reects a comprehen-
sive package, Gordon said.
I think its an outstanding package for
California, it fully reects the diverse needs
of our state, Gordon said.
Within the bill, theres money that will
benet urban areas such as stormwater recy-
cling projects and for poorer communities,
there are allocations for groundwater
cleanup and water quality improvement and
there is funding for storage and watershed
restoration improvement, Gordon said.
Allocations include approximately $1.5
billion for ecosystem and watershed protec-
tion and restoration efforts, $810 million
for regional water security, climate change
and drought preparedness projects, and
$395 million for statewide ood manage-
ment projects, according to Mullins ofce.
If passed by the voters in November,
this bond will provide signicant regional
and statewide benets in terms of water sup-
ply reliability, water recycling, conserva-
tion, sustainability, flood control and
ecosystem restoration, Mullin said.
One of the more key aspects of the bill
for San Mateo County is it provides fund-
ing for the recently created Coastal
Conservancy, Mullin and Gordon said.
Over 100 million will be provided to the
Coastal Conservancy to protect coastal
watersheds and fund ecosystem restoration
including areas within San Mateo County,
Mullin said. Additionally, the Bay Area
will receive $65 million dedicated to
improve water supply self-reliance and cli-
mate change adaptation.
Gordon, the chair of the Assemblys
Select Committee on Sea Level Rise, which
recently released the Legislatures first
statewide report, said the additional funding
for the new conservancy could directly help
with the countys plans for adapting to sea
level rise.
Hill said he voted against an $11 billion
water bond proposal four years ago, and
even as this years original proposal is that
high, the Legislature narrowed it down and
it provides equal opportunities.
Hill didnt vote for the previous bond, he
said, because it was laden with special
interest entitlements that everyone tried to
extort into the bill, and thats why it got to
$11 billion. But this one is fair. It meets
the needs and the new needs of our
drought.
As overwhelmingly bipartisan legisla-
tion, Gordon said various groups will have
a chance to compete for funding and previ-
ously said this would result in the most
inuential projects being approved.
I think its a balanced package, there are
no specic projects called out in the pack-
age so it will be a competitive process for
funding from the bond, which also means
theres no pet projects in here, Gordon
said. Everybody has to compete for fund-
ing
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WATER
dissenting vote.
Gov. Jerry Brown had scheduled a signing
ceremony for later in the night to formally
put it on the ballot.
The evening votes in the Assembly and
Senate came after the Democratic governor
and lawmakers from both parties were nally
able to clear their main hurdle, a disagree-
ment about how much money should be spent
on new reservoirs and other storage projects.
A state with a population that exceeds
38 million and an agricultural industry
that feeds the nation has been struggling
to meet the increasing demands for water
after three dry winters.
The push to revamp the 2009 ballot meas-
ure, which was $11.1 billion and had been
delayed from statewide votes twice, gained
momentum as the worst drought in a genera-
tion intensied throughout the state. It has
forced farmers to fallow elds, led to double-
digit unemployment in many rural areas,
turned large expanses of reservoirs into mud
ats and prompted local governments to
mandate water-use restrictions and impose
nes for water waste.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell
Steinberg, D-Sacramento, said water was
something many Californians had previous-
ly taken for granted.
The need is so great in California, he
said, referring to the wide margin of support
the spending measure enjoyed in the
Legislature. The time is now.
The relatively swift and overwhelming
votes for passage in both house of the
Legislature were in contrast to the weeks of
difcult negotiations to replace the existing
and more costly water bond that already was
on the November ballot.
Brown wanted a much smaller bond to
attract voters and minimize state debt, while
many Democratic lawmakers fought against
money for reservoirs and sought strong envi-
ronmental protections for the Sacramento-
San Joaquin River Delta.
The proposal approved Wednesday
includes $2.7 billion dedicated to storage
projects, which likely would include a new
reservoir in what is now a bucolic agricultur-
al valley in Colusa County north of
Sacramento and another in the Sierra Nevada
northeast of Fresno.
That amount is more than Democrats and
the governor had proposed for new reservoirs
but less than the $3 billion included in the
old ballot measure, which was approved by a
previous Legislature in 2009.
The breakthrough on water storage was
hailed by Republican lawmakers, who saw it
as a top priority. Democratic lawmakers who
represent agricultural areas in the Central
Valley also pushed for the reservoir funding.
This now offers us an opportunity to guar-
antee the future, said Sen. Jim Nielsen, a
Republican who represents a largely agricul-
tural region in Northern California that will
be home to one of the proposed reservoirs.
This is not about us and not about the next
election; its about our grandchildren.
Numerous agricultural, environmental and
business groups quickly endorsed the leg-
islative compromise. The plan includes $7.1
billion in new borrowing and $400 million
from previous bonds that would be redirected
to the updated water priorities. Redirecting
that money requires voter approval.
Provisions in the latest bond proposal
involving water recycling and cleanup of
contaminated groundwater could increase the
availability of water during future droughts.
The bond also includes other water projects
not directly related to supply, such as water-
shed improvements and ood management.
Continued from page 1
BOND
PATTERN PLAY
Ombre, tile, ziggurat, cinquefoil and l i-
gree patterns grace lampshades, rugs and
drapery. Naove woodland motifs and 70s-
era kitchen prints dress wall art and napery.
The newest geometrics and traditional
prints are overscale.
Responding to the midcentury trend,
Ethan Allen has released a collection of
Modern Art Master lithographs, including
ones by Chagall, Miro, Matisse and Calder.
(www.ethanallen.com)
Kushnick is enjoying wallpapers come-
back. The new temporary wallpapers are a
great option for apartment dwellers, she
says.
Chasing Papers has hip versions of geo-
metrics, animal prints and florals.
(www.chasingpapers.com ) And big, bold
geometrics highlight Tampa-based designer
Given Campbells Andover collection.
(www.givencampbell.com)
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For college kids who move off-
campus, learning to accommo-
date the styles and needs of
housemates is good practice for
life after school.
Take Erica Weidrick and Caitrin
Curtis, upperclassmen at the
University of North Carolina,
who are moving into a new town
house with a third friend. While
theyd all been living together
for a year already in a dorm, they
wanted some organization and
style help with this new arrange-
ment.
Here are some typical problem
areas, with advice from two
designers on how to solve them:
FRONT DOOR DUMP
We all come in and just drop
our stuff in a pile, and sometimes
mail gets lost or keys disap-
pear usually when were late,
says Weidrick.
Veronica Valencia, a Los
Angeles-based designer and styl-
ist, suggests setting up a bin for
each housemate, and not allow-
ing any overflow.
Its true, we hit the front door
and everything weve been haul-
ing all day falls to the floor,
says Valencia, who blogs at
DesignHunterLA.com.
If it doesnt fit in the bin, you
have to put it away immediate-
l y, she says. I love fabric bins
or wood crates. If you have an
entry table, consider fabric
wrapped magazine boxes, one
for each person.
Weidrick and Curtis also liked
a wall shelf with hooks and
small baskets for keys and mail.
COMMON-AREA CLUTTER
The living room is a chal-
lenge because thats where we
spend most of our time, so its
where most of our junk ends up.
Its hard to keep a shared space
organized when everyone is
coming and going at different
times, Curtis says.
What they need is stylish stor-
age where the clutter can hide
when company comes.
Valencias fix: Two words:
storage ottomans!
Consider an ottoman in faux
leather or suede, with a flip-top
tray that can be used as a resting
place for TV remotes, phones
and snack dishes. Clutter can be
scooped inside when the need
arises, and, voila! The ottoman
provides extra seating.
M Elodie Froment, PB Teens
vice president for product devel-
opment, suggests using a pair of
trunks. Theyre great because
you can store extra blankets and
other essentials.
Trunks come in a variety of
finishes that can appeal to guys
and girls.
COMMON-AREA STYLE
We all want our shared space
to be warm and relaxed, like our
bedrooms, says Curtis. But the
living room and kitchen are sup-
posed to be social spots, and its
nice to be able to change the
atmosphere from just chilling
to hosting a party.
Valencias answer is to think
in terms of moveable and modu-
lar. Add floor pillows so your
coffee table can accommodate a
study group, and poufs for extra
seating on movie night.
She suggests sharing Pinterest
inspirations and finding styles
and patterns that all the house-
mates can live with. Your own
rooms where youll be able to
put your personal stamp.
For common areas, Froment
says, Pick a neutral color
scheme for the larger furniture
items, and add splashes of per-
sonality with decorative pil-
lows, art and dicor. If youre not
planning on painting your
walls, identify one to decorate
with removable wall paper or
decals.
If floors are bare, add a rugged
nylon rug in a bold geometric or
floral. If you cant afford or agree
on artwork, the rugs bring pat-
tern to the floor and give rooms
a finished feel thats a little more
grown-up.
Weidrick and Curtis like ambi-
ent lighting that will turn down
the stresses of school.
Froment suggests a fun floor
lamp, perhaps pairing it with a
playful wall light. Accent with
string lights for a soft glow,
she says.
BEDROOM SPACE
In bedrooms, Valencia follows
the 3H rule of organi zi ng:
hamper, hooks and a hanging
closet organizer.
Right at Home: Style tips for off-campus living
Share Pinterest inspirations and nd styles and patterns that all the housemates can live with.
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THURSDAY, AUG. 14
Lifetree Cafe Conversations:
Understanding Radical Islam. 9:15
a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Bethany Lutheran
Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo
Park. Complimentary snacks and
beverages will be served. For more
information email life-
treecafemp@gmail.com or call 854-
5897.
Free Bike Repair for Youth and
Families. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo
Public Library, Oak Room, 55 W. Third
Ave., San Mateo. There will be bike
repairs, bike themed story time and
crafts. Free. For more information
call 522-7838.
Movies of the Marx Brothers:
Horse Feathers. 1 p.m. San Mateo
Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las
Pulgas, San Mateo. Free. For more
information call 522-7490.
Storybook Reading and
Interactive Play with Award-
Winning Childrens Book Author.
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Macys Center
Court in Hillsdale Shopping Center.
Free. For more information call 571-
1029.
San Mateo Central Park Music
Series: David Martins House
Party. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Central Park
on East Fifth Avenue, San Mateo.
Free. For more information go to
www.cityofsanmateo.org.
Three Secrets Colleges Dont Tell
You That Can Capsize Your Child
First Semester. 6:30 p.m. Meineke
Car Care Center, 2660 El Camino
Real, San Mateo. You will discover
eye-opening secrets and could save
thousands in lost tuition and fees.
Free. For more information call (424)
241-4131.
Pet Loss Support Group. 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. Center for Compassion,
1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame. For
more information call 340-7022 ext.
344.
Dragon Theatre presents
Moonlight and Magnolias: Pay
What You Will Preview. 8 p.m. The
Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway,
Redwood City. Celebrate the 75th
anniversary of Gone With the Wind
with Moonlight and Magnolias, a
look back at the golden age of
Hollywood and the making of an
iconic American lm. Tickets are $30
for general admission seats. For
more information and to purchase
tickets go to http://dragonproduc-
tions.net.
Movies on the Square: Secret Life
of Walter Mitty. 8:15 p.m.
Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway,
Redwood City. Rated PG. Free. For
more information call 780-7311 or
go to
www.redwoodcity.org/events/movi
es.html.
FRIDAY, AUG. 15
Guest Speaker: Paul Council,
Community Services Manager,
City of San Mateo. 7:30 a.m. Crystal
Springs Golf Course, 6650 Golf
Course Drive, Burlingame. Breakfast
included. $15. For more information
and to RSVP call 515-5891.
Rummage sale. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1835
Valota Road, Redwood City.
Continues on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to
2 p.m. Portions of proceeds will ben-
efit Redwood Family House and
Second Harvest Food Bank. For
more information email massi-
ahluth@sbcglobal.net.
August Summer Fun Western
Party: Dance lessons with Kathy
Scmidt, music by the California
Cowboys and a barbecue lunch.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior
Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road,
San Bruno. Tickets available at the
front desk. For more information call
616-7150.
Senior Picnic. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Joseph A. Fernekes Recreation
Building at Orange Memorial Park,
781 Tennis Drive, South San
Francisco. For registration informa-
tion call 829-3820.
Senior Citizens: How to Avoid
Scams. Noon. San Mateo County
Law Library, 710 Hamilton St.,
Redwood City. Come listen to
Attorney Jay White discuss what
you need to know to avoid scams
and what to do if you or someone
you know has fallen prey to one.
Free. For more information call 363-
4913.
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-
7150.
Armchair Travel and Adventure:
The Irish Country House. 1 p.m.
City of San Mateo Senior Center,
2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San
Mateo. Free. For more information
call 522-7490.
Music on the Square: Steel n
Chicago. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway,
Redwood City. Steely Dan and
Chicago 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.
Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble.
7 p.m. Angelicas, 863 Main St.,
Redwood City. $21 for regular table
seating and $26 for premier table
seating. For more information go to
angelicasllc.com.
Reel Destination Film: McCabe
and Mrs. Miller. 7 p.m. Belmont
Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. Free. For more information
email belmont@smcl.org.
Peninsula Rose Society Meeting:
Photographing Roses. 7:30 p.m.
Redwood City Veterans Memorial
Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave.,
Redwood City. Judith Cody, master
gardener, rose lover and award-win-
ning photographer, will present
photographing roses and answer
questions. For more information call
465-3967 or visit www.peninsu-
larosesociety.org.
Dragon Theatre presents
Moonlight and Magnolias. 8 p.m.
The Dragon Theatre, 2120
Broadway, Redwood City. Celebrate
the 75th anniversary of Gone With
the Wind with Moonlight and
Magnolias, a look back at the gold-
en age of Hollywood and the mak-
ing of an iconic American film.
Opening night reception after the
show. Tickets are $30 for general
admission seats. For more informa-
tion and to purchase tickets go to
http://dragonproductions.net.
Movie Night in the Park: The Lego
Movie. 8 p.m. Orange Memorial
Park, Joseph A. Fernekes Building,
South San Francisco. Admission is
free and snacks will be sold. Bring
sleeping bags, blankets or low-
lounge chairs. No alcohol or pets.
For more information call 829-3800.
Pacica Spindrift Players presents
Meet Me in St. Louis, the Musical.
8 p.m. Pacifica Spindrift Players,
1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. The
musical surrounds the Smith family
at the 1904 Worlds Fair. Runs
through Sept. 7. Tickets are $25 for
adults and $20 for seniors and stu-
dents and can be purchased at
www.pacificaspindriftplayers.org.
For more information email Barbara
Williams at dramamamaxlnt@com-
cast.net.
Summer movie night: Free Birds.
8:30 p.m. Laureola Park, San Carlos.
Free. For more information call 802-
4382.
SATURDAY, AUG. 16
Rummage sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1835
Valota Road, Redwood City. Portions
of proceeds will benet Redwood
Family House and Second Harvest
Food Bank. For more information
email massiahluth@sbcglobal.net.
San Carlos Tennis Club benet for
the Leukemia and Lymphoma
Society: Light the Night. 8:30 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Carlmont High School,
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. Tennis, food and fun will
be provided. For more information
call 595-0259.
Walk with a Doc at Beresford Park
in San Mateo. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Beresford Park, 2720 Alameda de las
Pulgas, San Mateo. Enjoy a stroll
with physician volunteers who can
answer your health-related ques-
tions along the way. Free. For more
information contact
smcma@smcma.org.
Mollie Stones job fair at San
Bruno. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 22 Bayhill
Shopping Center, San Bruno. Hiring
for all positions at Peninsula stores
and new ACE Hardware in the San
Bruno location.
Flea Market. 10 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Burlingame Center, 1400 Floribunda
Ave., Burlingame. Furniture, house-
hold goods, jewelry, clothes, art sup-
plies and more. Free. For more infor-
mation call 483-7800.
Burlingame on the Avenue. 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. Burlingame Avenue,
Burlingame. Formerly known as
Burlingame ArtzFest, Burlingame on
the Avenue offers art, food and
other presentations. Free. Continues
on Aug. 17. For more information go
to www.burlingamechamber.org or
contact Georgette Naylor at 344-
1735.
Victorian Days Walking Tour. 10
a.m. Union Cemetery, located at
Woodside Road and El Camino Real,
Redwood City. For more information
call 593-1793.
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them up, said Public Works
Superintendent Mike McElligottt. The
quality of the water was safe, however,
it did show it was depleted of more
oxygen than usual, McElligottt said.
Although the event was unusual for
Foster City and hasnt happened in at
least the 10 years McElligottt said
hes worked for the city, there is a bio-
logical explanation for it.
This particular incident has not
happened. But we have had sh die off
about ve or six years ago due to a red
tide, McElligottt said. We tested
(the lagoon) for dissolved oxygen, it
was low in those areas and I didnt
realize what was going on until I
called the National Marine Fisheries
Service.
Sometimes anchovies school so
close together or get stuck in a narrow
water body that over a period of time
they deplete the water of oxygen and
consequentially suffocate, said Steve
Miller, administrative ofcer for the
Fisheries Ecology division in Santa
Cruz, a sub-branch of the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration.
Incidents such as this are uncom-
mon, but the Santa Cruz Harbor expe-
rienced a similar and larger anchovy
event when millions died around July
31, Miller said. The harbor is narrow
and increased sightings of whales and
seagulls can be an indicator that
anchovies are nearby, Miller said.
The anchovies had been along the
coast for several months and thats
what brought the whales in and theres
been huge swarms of seagulls, Miller
said. It probably took a week for
them (anchovies) to accumulate, then
they get trapped and then the water
gets inhaled and goes through their
gills. And thats what gills do, it l-
ters oxygen out of the water so they
basically suffocate.
McElligott said the city wasnt
aware that there were specifically
anchovies in the lagoon and it can be
hard to tell.
We dont do a check to see what
kind of sh are in there, but since we
let water in from the Bay, we dont
know what sea creatures are getting
in, McElligott said. With the water
the way it is, its murky because its
brackish like the Bay. Also, we dye
the lagoon a blue color and the reason
for dying it is not just to have it look
pretty, its to prevent algae and sub-
surface grass from growing so we
dont have to kill it with chemicals.
Since the anchovies appeared, the
city has cleared them from the beaches
and its likely those that hadnt
washed ashore have submerged,
McElligott said. The city has also left
labeled containers for residents to dis-
pose of any they nd on their proper-
t y. The containers will be emptied
twice daily, in the morning and after-
noon in an effort to reduce odors. Plus,
the seagulls have certainly helped out,
McElligott said.
Miller said its difcult to prevent a
natural incident such as this from
occurring, short of completely block-
ing off the water. Although anchovy
die-offs such as Santa Cruzs and
Foster Citys are uncommon, they are
showing up more than usual this year,
Miller said.
This has been a big year for
anchovies and it has to do with the
water temperature, Miller said. Its
been a warm year in the water in
Central California and thats positive
for anchovies. So were kind of in a
heavy anchovy cycle.
Anyone with questions about the
Foster City anchovy die-off can call
the citys Public Works Maintenance
Division at (650) 286-8140.
samantha@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 106
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president and CEO of the San Mateo
County Economic Development
Association.
Foust points out that the cost of
business here is higher than elsewhere
as is the cost of living for workers. For
example, she said, an employee might
earn a $100,000 annual salary but rent
is $4,000 per month $48,000 year-
ly wipes away half the paycheck.
I think theres more than meets the
eye, she said.
Nationally, the average weekly wage
was $1,000 and 98 counties including
San Mateo County registered higher.
What you have is companies will-
ing to pay a premium for the type of
worker they need, Foust said, noting
that a hypothetical 20 percent to 30
percent higher wage is to make up the
difference in living expenses and
because of the close proximity to key
ingredients like educational hubs, tal-
ent and angel investors.
In contrast, 70 percent of the largest
U.S. counties reported weekly wages
below the national average and wages
in the lowest ranged counties of Horry,
South Carolina, and Cameron and
Hidaldgo in Texas were less than a
quarter of the average weekly wage in
San Mateo County.
In California, the six highest pay-
ing counties were located in the Bay
Area and 12 of the 58 surpassed the
national average.
But while the county surpassed
wages among the 334 largest jurisdic-
tions, it also showed the second-
largest decline nationwide. San Mateo
Countys 15.8 percent wage drop was
second only to Douglas County in
Colorado which had a 29.7 decrease.
Foust said in her opinion those num-
bers also have to be evaluated more
closely because an across-the-board
gure is different than drops in specif-
ic industries.
Some people love data, she said.
But you cant take it in isolation.
michelle@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 102
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WAGES
As to the volume, that gives me
pause because that means that there are
people who are not making those full
stops and thats why they (the cam-
eras) were put there: to protect the
pedestrians and to protect other vehi-
cles.
Still, its unclear why there was a
huge spike in violations in May, said
Mayor Wayne Lee.
Were working to gure that out
with the vendor, he said. Were try-
ing to gure out if it was a malfunc-
tion. We dont want to be causing
undue stress. I think trafc cameras
should be there to make sure our streets
are safe.
If there was a glitch during that time
period, corrections should be made to
the tickets, Colapietro said.
angela@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
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CASE# CIV 529436
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
CHANGE OF NAME
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO,
400 COUNTY CENTER RD,
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063
PETITION OF
Erica Maria Torres
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
Petitioner Erica Maria Torres filed a peti-
tion with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
Present name: Jaime Gustavo Ramirez
Propsed Name: Jaime Gustavo Torres
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
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4, 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-
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tion in the following newspaper of gener-
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Filed: 07/08/2014
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 06/30/2014
(Published, 07/31/2014, 08/07/2014,
08/14/2014, 08/21/2014)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261660
The following person is doing business
as: Priceless Pet Care, 1540 Los Montes
Dr., BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Dia-
nna F. Price, same address. The busi-
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registrants commenced to transact busi-
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/s/ Dianna Price/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
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lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/24/14, 07/31/14, 08/07/14, 08/14/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261608
The following person is doing business
as: Chop Stix, 6860 Mission St., DALY
CITY, CA 94014 is hereby registered by
the following owner: Tao Yin Asian, Inc,
CA. The business is conducted by a Cor-
poration. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on.
/s/ Laura Ho /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/18/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/24/14, 07/31/14, 08/07/14, 08/14/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261681
The following person is doing business
as: Umbelolo, 1108 Oxford Rd., BURLIN-
GAME, CA 94010 is hereby registered
by the following owner: Bernadette Dear-
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conducted by an Individual. The regis-
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under the FBN on.
/s/ Bernadette Dearmond /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
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STATEMENT #261543
The following person is doing business
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CA 94002 is hereby registered by the fol-
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The business is conducted by an Individ-
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This statement was filed with the Asses-
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lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/24/14, 07/31/14, 08/07/14, 08/14/14).
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261663
The following person is doing business
as: Ethinka, 258 Hillsdale Shopping Cen-
ter #2332, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
U.F.O. The Clothing Store, Inc., MD. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Lawa Mally /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/24/14, 07/31/14, 08/07/14, 08/14/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261744
The following person is doing business
as: Valley Automotive Distributors, 205A
Shaw Road, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO,
CA 94080 is hereby registered by the
following owner: Edward L. Roy, 452
West Tennyson Rd., Hayward, CA
94544. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on Jan.
1, 2014
/s/ Edward L. Roy/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/29/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
07/31/14, 08/07/14, 08/14/14, 08/21/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261574
The following person is doing business
as: Information, 51474 East Bay Shore
Rd., PALO ALTO, CA 94303 is hereby
registered by the following owner:Hyatt
Moore, 12 Clarence Ct., Palo Alto, CA
94303. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on
/s/Hyatt Moore/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/07/14, 08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261537
The following person is doing business
as: PKS Cleaners, 4300 El Camino Real
#3, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Sas-
san Sadigh, 561 Croyden Ct., Sunny-
vale, CA 94087. The business is con-
ducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on
/s/ Sassan Sadigh /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/11/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/07/14, 08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261541
The following person is doing business
as: Just Salvage and Recovery, 100 Har-
bor Slot 58, BELMONT, CA 94002 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: 1) Greg L. Edwards, same address
2) Fred Mendoza, 373 S. Claremont St.,
San Mateo, CA 94401 3) Armando J.
Murga, PO Box 951, Redwood City, CA
94064. The business is conducted by a
Limited Liability Partnership. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on N/A
/s/Greg L. Edwards/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/11/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/07/14, 08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261725
The following person is doing business
as: Dream Away Cleaning 401 Maple
Ave., SAN BRUNO, CA 94066 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Lana
Shense Bermudez, same address. The
business is conducted by an Individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on June, 2012
/s/ Lana Bermudez /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/28/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/07/14, 08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261899
The following person is doing business
as: Golden Star Limo Service, 131 Elm
St, Apt 105, SAN MATEO, CA 94401
hereby registered by the following owner:
Paulo E Silva, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on.
/s/ Paulo E Silva /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/12/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14, 09/04/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261802
The following person is doing business
as: Green Sun Hardscapes, 12271
Country Squire Ln., SARATOGA, CA
95070 hereby registered by the following
owner: Inner Circle Studios, Inc, CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on 05/01/2014.
/s/ Martin R. Matthews /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/05/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14, 09/04/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261570
The following person is doing business
as: Bodywork by KZ, 161 20th Ave.
#107, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 hereby
registered by the following owner: 24416
Marie Dr., Hayward, CA 94416. The
business is conducted by an individual.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on .
/s/ Karen Zuniga /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 07/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14, 09/04/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #261784
The following person is doing business
as: Bowl Lotta Love, 2260 Kent St., SAN
MATEO, CA 94403 hereby registered by
the following owner: Cole Musselman
and Daniel Williams, same address. The
business is conducted by a General Part-
nership. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on N/A
/s/ Cole Musselman /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 08/04/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
08/14/14, 08/21/14, 08/28/14, 09/04/14).
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF
THE USE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT #251798
The following person is abandoning the
use of the fictitious business name: A
and A Group, 40 Dockside Dr., DALY
CITY, CA 94014. The fictitious business
name was filed on August 10, 2012 in
the County of San Mateo. The business
was conducted by: A and A Group, same
address. The business was conducted
by an Individual.
/s/ Antonieta Ascurra /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
County on 07/24/2014. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 08/14/2014,
08/21/2014, 08/28/2014 09/04/2014).
NOTICE OF PETITION TO
ADMINISTER ESTATE OF
Charles D. Shaw
aka Charles Dana Shaw
Case Number: 124727
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
tingent creditors, and persons who may
otherwise be interested in the will or es-
tate, or both, of: Charles D. Shaw,
Charles Dana Shaw. A Petition for Pro-
bate has been filed by Maurice Overton
Shaw, Jr. in the Superior Court of Califor-
nia, County of San Mateo. The Petition
for Probate requests that Maurice Over-
ton Shaw, Jr. be appointed as personal
representative to administer the estate of
the decedent.
The petition requests the decdents will
and codicils, if any, be admitted to pro-
bate. The will and any codicils are availa-
ble for examination in the file kept by the
court.
The petition requests authority to admin-
ister the estate under the Independent
Administration of Estates Act. (This au-
thority will allow the personal representa-
tive to take many actions without obtain-
ing court approval. Before taking certain
very important actions, however, the per-
sonal representative will be required to
give notice to interested persons unless
they have waived notice or consented to
the proposed action.) The independent
administration authority will be granted
unless an interested person files an ob-
jection to the petition and shows good
cause why the court should not grant the
authority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in
this court as follows: September 12,
203 Public Notices
2014 at 9:00 a.m., Dept. 28, Superior
Court of California, County of San Mateo,
400 County Center, Redwood City, CA
94063.
If you object to the granting of the peti-
tion, you should appear at the hearing
and state your objections or file written
objections with the court before the hear-
ing. Your appearance may be in person
or by your attorney.
If you are a creditor or a contingent cred-
itor of the decedent, you must file your
claim with the court and mail a copy to
the personal representative appointed by
the court within the later of either (1) four
months from the date of first issuance of
letters to a general personal representa-
tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
from the date of mailing or personal de-
livery to you of a notice under section
9052 of the California Probate Code.
Other California statutes and legal au-
thority may affect your rights as a cred-
itor. You may want to consult with an at-
torney knowledgeable in California law.
You may examine the file kept by the
court. If you are a person interested in
the estate, you may file with the court a
Request for Special Notice (form DE-
154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
praisal of estate assets or of any petition
or account as provided in Probate Code
section 1250. A Request for Special No-
tice form is available from the court clerk.
Attorney for Petitioner:
Natalie A. Duke
937 Sixth Street, Eureka, CA 95501
(707)443-6744
Dated: July 31, 2014
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
on August 7, 14, 21, 2014.
203 Public Notices
SUMMONS
(CITACION JUDICIAL)
CASE NUMBER: CIV521049
NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (Aviso Al De-
mandado): Raymundo Flores Gutierrez,
Does 1 to 20
You are being sued by plaintiff: (Lo esta
demandando el demandante): Cullen
McCormick
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court
may decide against you without your be-
ing heard unless you respond within 30
days. Read the information below.
You have 30 calendar days after this
summons and legal papers are served
on you to file a written response at the
court and have a copy served on the
plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not pro-
tect you. Your written response must be
in proper legal form if you want the court
to hear your case. There may be a court
form that you can use for your response.
You can find these court forms and more
information at the California Courts On-
line Self-Help Center
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your
county law library, or the courthouse
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver
form. If you do not file your response on
time, you may lose the case by default,
and your wages, money, and property
may be taken without further warning
from the court.
There are other legal requirements. You
may want to call an attorney right away.
If you do not know an attorney, you may
want to call an attorney referral service.
If you cannot afford an attorney, you may
be eligible for free legal services from a
nonprofit legal services program. You
can locate these nonprofit groups at the
California Legal Services Web site
(www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the Califor-
nia Courts Online Self-Help Center
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by
contacting your local court or county bar
association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
utory lien for waived fees and costs on
any settlement or arbitration award of
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The
courts lien must be paid before the court
will dismiss the case.
AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-
sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede
decidir en su contra sin escuchar su ver-
sion. Lea la informacion a continuacion.
Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de
que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles
legales para presentar una respuesta por
escrito en esta corte y hacer que se en-
tregue ena copia al demandante. Una
carta o una llamada telefonica no lo pro-
tegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene
que estar en formato legal correcto si de-
203 Public Notices
sea que procesen su caso en la corte.
Es posible que haya un formulario que
usted pueda usar para su respuesta.
Puede encontrar estos formularios de la
corte y mas informacion en el Centro de
Ayuda de las Cortes de California
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/),
en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado
o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si
no puede pagar la cuota de presenta-
cion, pida al secretario de la corte que le
de un formulario de exencion de pago de
cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a
tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum-
plimiento y la corte le podra quitar su su-
eldo, dinero y bienes sin mas adverten-
cia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es re-
comendable que llame a un abogado in-
mediatamente. Si no conoce a un abo-
dado, puede llamar a de servicio de re-
mision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a
un abogado, es posible que cumpia con
los requisitos para obtener servicios le-
gales gratuitos de un programa de servi-
cios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede
encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro
en el sitio web de California Legal Serv-
ices Web site
(www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro
de Ayuda de las Cortes de California,
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/)
o poniendose en contacto con la corte o
el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO:
Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar
las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer
un gravamen sobre cualquier recupera-
cion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida
mediante un acuerdo o una concesion
de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil.
Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte
antes de que la corte pueda desechar el
caso.
The name and address of the court is:
(El nombre y direccion de la corte es):
Superior Court of San Mateo, 400 Coun-
ty Center, Redwood City, CA 94063
The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff
without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direc-
cion y numero de telefono del abogado
del demandante, o del demandante que
no tiene abogado, es):
Peter C. Labrador
520 S. El Camino Real, Ste 660
SAN MATEO, CA 94402
(650)347-0381
Date: (Fecha) Apr. 09, 2014
R. Krill
(Adjunto)
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 2014.
210 Lost & Found
FOUND - silver locket on May 6, Crest-
view and Club Dr. Call to describe:
(650)598-0823
FOUND: KEYS (3) on ring with 49'ers
belt clip. One is car key to a Honda.
Found in Home Depot parking lot in San
Carlos on Sunday 2/23/14.
Call 650 490-0921 - Leave message if no
answer.
FOUND: RING Silver color ring found
on 1/7/2014 in Burlingame. Parking Lot
M (next to Dethrone). Brand inscribed.
Gary @ (650)347-2301
LOST AFRICAN GRAY PARROT -
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
LOST DOG-SMALL TERRIER-$5000
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST GOLD Cross at Carlmont Shop-
ping Center, by Lunardis market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
(650)326-2772.
LOST SET OF CAR KEYS near Millbrae
Post Office on June 18, 2013, at 3:00
p.m. Reward! Call (650)692-4100
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
(650)578-0323.
24
Thursday Aug 14, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ACROSS
1 Clothing line
4 Egad!
8 Sprint Cup org.
14 Toothpaste
letters
15 Arabian ruler
16 Pump figure
17 Netflix rental, for
short
18 Good lad!
20 Latin catchall
22 Looks like a wolf
23 Im positive
26 LAX postings
29 One who
intimately lives
with rain, in a
poem
30 Atlas index listing
33 Muscular
problem
36 Start of a series
37 Salon item
40 Ab __: from the
beginning
41 Historic
beginning?
42 Strands in a cell?
43 Good to grow
45 Like cutlets
47 Whatever floats
your boat
49 Memo demand
53 More than
passed
54 Base among
boxes
57 Sonneteers
Muse
60 Nativity tableau
61 Character who, in
an 8/15/1939
Hollywood
premiere, speaks
the first words of
this puzzles five
other longest
answers
65 Gun in the
driveway, maybe
66 Keys with
Grammys
67 First word of
Greensleeves
68 Billings-to-
Bismarck dir.
69 Less bold
70 Risks
71 Pop
DOWN
1 __ the foggiest!
2 Text __
3 European title
4 Hard-to-
photograph
Himalayans?
5 Paintball cry
6 Trivial Pursuit
symbol
7 Make a left
instead of a right,
say
8 It smells
9 It cant be topped
10 Compound used
in plastic
manufacturing
11 Where business
is picking up?
12 Enero to enero
13 Summertime
Sadness singer
Lana Del __
19 Zenos home
21 Is situated
24 Lhasa __
25 Air France-__:
European flier
27 Revival cry
28 Theyre
measured in
shots
31 It may be
popped
32 Foil kin
34 __-sci
35 Preposition for
Poirot
37 Blowout, so to
speak
38 South Park boy
Cartman
39 Site of a critical
1813 battle
41 Slam offering
44 Firm foundation
45 Guy friend
46 Earnhardt of 8-
Across
48 Hailing cry
50 Like some cows
51 Greek goddess
of wisdom
52 In a snit
55 Showy display
56 Button word
58 End in __
59 Yonder, on the
Pequod
61 Block up
62 Bit of World Cup
encouragement
63 Go on and on
64 Draft order
By Gareth Bain
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
08/14/14
08/14/14
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
xwordeditor@aol.com
210 Lost & Found
Books
16 BOOKS on History of WWII Excellent
condition. $95 all obo, (650)345-5502
50 SHADES of Grey Trilogy, Excellent
Condition $25. (650)615-0256
BOOK "LIFETIME" WW1 $12.,
(408)249-3858
BOOKS, PAPERBACK/HARD cover,
Coonts, Higgins, Thor, Follet, Brown,
more $20.00 for 60 books,
(650)578-9208
JONATHAN KELLERMAN - Hardback
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
TIME LIFE Nature Books, great condition
19 different books. $5.00 each OBO
(650)580-4763
295 Art
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
295 Art
BOB TALBOT Marine Lithograph (Sign-
ed Framed 24x31 Like New. $99.
(650)572-8895
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
POSTER, LINCOLN, advertising Honest
Ale, old stock, green and black color.
$15. (650)348-5169
296 Appliances
CHEFMATE TOASTER oven, brand
new, bakes, broils, toasts, adjustable
temperature. $25 OBO. (650)580-4763
OMELETTE MAKER $10. also hot pock-
ets, etc. EZ clean 650-595-3933
PONDEROSA WOOD STOVE, like
new, used one load for only 14 hours.
$1,200. Call (650)333-4400
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
RED DEVIL VACUUM CLEANER - $25.,
(650)593-0893
ROCKET GRILL Brand new indoor grill.
Cooks fast with no mess. $70 OBO.
(650)580-4763
SANYO MINI REFRIGERATOR- $40.,
(415)346-6038
SANYO REFRIGERATOR with size 33
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
298 Collectibles
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
(650)315-3240
COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
(408)249-3858
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
MEMORABILIA CARD COLLECTION,
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
(650)319-5334.
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
(650)701-0276
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
299 Computers
1982 TEXAS Instruments TI-99/4A com-
puter, new condition, complete accesso-
ries, original box. $75. (650)676-0974
300 Toys
K'NEX BUILDING ideas $30.
(650)622-6695
LEGO DUPLO Set ages 1 to 5. $30
(650)622-6695
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15 boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
345-3277
PINK BARBIE 57 Chevy Convertible
28" long (sells on E-Bay for $250) in box
$49 (650)591-9769
RADIO CONTROL car; Jeep with off
road with equipment $99 OBO
(650)851-0878
SMALL WOOD dollhouse 4 furnished
rooms. $35. (650)558-8142
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
TOY - Barney interactive activity, musical
learning, talking, great for the car, $16.
obo, (650)349-6059
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
(415)565-6719
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL/ARCADE Coffee
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
302 Antiques
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18 high, $70
(650)387-4002
ANTIQUE KILIM RUNNER woven zig
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72 x 40 , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
elled glass, $700. (650)766-3024
OLD VINTAGE Wooden Sea Captains
Tool Chest 35 x 16 x 16, $65
(650)591-3313
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
(650)520-3425
303 Electronics
46 MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
BLUE NINTENDO DS Lite. Hardly used.
$70 OBO. (760) 996-0767
BLUETOOTH WITH CHARGER - like
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
JVC - DVD Player and video cassette re-
corder. NEW. $80. (650)345-5502
LEFT-HAND ERGONOMIC keyboard
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
(650)204-0587
OLD STYLE 32 inch Samsung TV. Free
with pickup. Call 650-871-5078.
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with re-
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.
(650)574-4021l
BATHTUB SEAT, electric. Bathmaster
2000. Enables in and out of bath safe-
ly.$99 650-375-1414
BURGUNDY VELVET reupholstered vin-
tage chair. $75. Excellent condition.
650-861-0088
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.
* SOLD *
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DISPLAY CABINET 72x 21 x39 1/2
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
(650)591-3313
DRESSER (5 drawers) 43" H x 36" W
$40. (650)756-9516 DC.
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
(650)345-1111
DURALINER ROCKING CHAIR, Maple
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER with
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
(831)768-1680
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.
(650)726-6429
OCCASIONAL, END or Sofa Table. $25.
Solid wood in excellent condition. 20" x
22". (650)861-0088.
OTTOMANS, LIGHT blue, dark blue,
Storage, Versatile, Removable cover,
$25. for both OBO. (650)580-4763
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - new $80
obo Retail $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
PIANO AND various furniture pieces,
golf bag. $100-$300 Please call for info
(650)740-0687
ROCKING CHAIR, decorative wood /
armrest, it swivels rocks & rolls
$99.00.650-592-2648
304 Furniture
PORTABLE JEWELRY display case
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,
1970s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
(650)716-3337
ROCKING CHAIR, decorative wood /
armrest, it swivels rocks & rolls
$99.00.650-592-2648
SOFA - excelleNT condition. 8 ft neutral
color $99 OBO (650)345-5644
SOLID WOOD BOOKCASE 33 x 78
with flip bar ask $75 obo (650)743-4274
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".
(650)861-0088
TEA/ UTILITY Cart, $15. (650)573-7035,
(650)504-6057
TEAK CABINET 28"x32", used for ster-
eo equipment $25. (650)726-6429
TRUNDLE BED - Single with wheels,
$40., (650)347-8061
TV STAND brown. $40.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
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,
(650)368-3037
COOKING POTS (2) stainless steel,
temperature resistent handles, 21/2 & 4
gal. $5. (650) 574-3229.
COOLER/WARMER, UNOPENED, Wor-
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 $25 all 650-595-3933
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
QUEENSIZE BEDSPREAD w/2 Pillow
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
SINGER ELECTRONIC sewing machine
model #9022. Cord, foot controller
included. $99 O.B.O. (650)274-9601 or
(650)468-6884
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VACUUM EXCELLENT condition. Works
great.Moving. Must sell. $35.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
307 Jewelry & Clothing
LADIES GLOVES - gold lame' elbow
length gloves, size 7.5, $15. new,
(650)868-0436
308 Tools
AIR COMPRESSOR, 60 gallon, 2-stage
DeVilbiss. Very heavy. **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.
(650)992-4544
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
308 Tools
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
CRAFTMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6" bench grinder $40.
(650)573-5269
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN BELT & disc sander $99.
(650)573-5269
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
HUSKY POWER inverter 750wtts.adap-
tor/cables unused AC/DC.$50.
(650)992-4544
HYDRAULIC floor botle jack 10" H.
plus.Ford like new. $25.00 botlh
(650)992-4544
LOG CHAIN (HEAVY DUTY) 14' $75
(650)948-0912
MICROMETER MEASUREMENT
brake/drum tool new in box
$25.(650)992-4544
WHEELBARROW. BRAND new, never
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.
(650)269-3712
ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER selectric II
good condition, needs ribbon (type
needed attached) $35 San Bruno
(650)588-1946
ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good
condition $50., (650)878-9542
GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never
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
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
LEATHER BRIEFCASE Stylish Black
Business Portfolio Briefcase. $20. Call
(650)888-0129
LITTLE PLAYMATE by IGLOO 10"x10",
cooler includes icepak. $20
(650)574-3229
MEDICINE CABINET - 18 X 24, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
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
ULTRASONIC JEWELRY Cleaning Ma-
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
BALDWIN GRAND PIANO, 6 foot, ex-
cellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call
(510)784-2598
GUITAR AMP, Line 6-AK2-2-125. Like
new. $95.00 or BO - 650-345-7352.
GUITAR SPL effects, pedal, Boss OS-2
overdrive, distoration-new $25.00 or BO.
650-345-7352
GUITAR, BLUES effects pedal, Boss
blues driver B. D. 2. New. $25.00 or BO
- 650-345-7352
GUITAR, BLUES effects pedal, Boss
blues driver B. D. 2. New. $25.00 or BO
- 650-345-7352
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Satisfaction
New Construction
Additions
Remodels
Green Building
Specialists
Technology Solutions for
Building and Living
Locally owned in Belmont
650-832-1673
www. tekhomei nc. com
CA# B-869287
Cleaning
311 Musical Instruments
GULBRANSEN BABY GRAND PIANO -
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
(650)343-4461
HAILUN PIANO for sale, brand new, ex-
cellent condition. $6,000. (650)308-5296
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
KEYBOARD AMP, Peavey KB 300, wks
gt $95.00 or BO - 650-345-7352
PA SYSTEM, Yamaha 8 channel hd,
Traynor spkrs.$95/OBO - 650-345-7352
ROLAND GW-7 Workstation/Keyboard,
with expression pedal, sustain pedal, and
owners manual. $500. (415)706-6216
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40 high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
(650)593-7001
YAMAHA PIANO, Upright, Model M-305,
$750. Call (650)572-2337
312 Pets & Animals
AQUARIUM, MARINA Cool 10, 2.65
gallons, new pump. $20. (650)591-1500
BAMBOO BIRD Cage - very intricate de-
sign - 21"x15"x16". $50 (650)341-6402
DELUX"GLASS LIZARD cage unused ,
rock open/close window Decoration
21"Wx12"Hx8"D,$20.(650)992-4544
GECKO GLASS case 10 gal.with heat
pad, thermometer, Wheeled stand if
needed $20. (650)591-1500
PARROT CAGE, Steel, Large - approx
4 ft by 4 ft, Excellent condition $300
(650)245-4084
PARROT CAGE, Steel, Large, Excellent
Condition, $275 (650)245-4084
315 Wanted to Buy
WE BUY
Gold, Silver, Platinum
Always True & Honest values
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
650-697-2685
316 Clothes
ALPINESTAR JEANS - Tags Attached.
Twin Stitched. Knee Protection. Never
Used! Blue/Grey Sz34 $65.
(650)357-7484
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
DAINESE BOOTS - Zipper/Velcro Clo-
sure. Cushioned Ankle. Reflective Strip.
Excellent Condition! Unisex EU40 $65.
(650)357-7484
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
NIKE PULLOVER mens heavy jacket
Navy Blue & Red, Reg. price $200 sell-
ing for $59 (650)692-3260
PROM PARTY Dress, Long sleeveless
size 6, magenta, with shawl like new $40
obo (650)349-6059
VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new
beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622
VINTAGE 1970S Grecian made dress,
size 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
317 Building Materials
30 FLUORESCENT Lamps 48" (brand
new in box) $75 for all (650)369-9762
BATHROOM VANITY, antique, with top
and sink: - $65. (650)348-6955
BRAND NEW Millgard window + frame -
$85. (650)348-6955
FLOORING - Carolina Pine, 1x3 T and
G, approximately 400+ sq. ft. $650. CAll
(415)516-4964
318 Sports Equipment
3 WHEEL golf cart by Bagboy. Used
twice, New $160 great price $65
(650)200-8935
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50.
(650)637-0930
DIGITAL PEDOMETER, distance, calo-
ries etc. $7.50 650-595-3933
G.I. ammo can, medium, good cond.
$25.00. Call (650) 591-4553, days only.
G.I. AMMO can, small, good cond.,
$20.00. Call (650) 591-4553, days only.
HJC MOTORCYCLE Helmet, size large,
perfect cond $29 650-595-3933
IN-GROUND BASKETBALL hoop, fiber-
glass backboard, adjustable height, $80
obo 650-364-1270
MENS ROLLER Blades size 101/2 never
used $25 (650)520-3425
NORDIC TRACK Pro, $95. Call
(650)333-4400
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
(650)368-3037
SOCCER BALL, unopened, unused,
Yellow, pear shaped, unique. $5.
(650)578 9208
TWO SPOTTING Scopes, Simmons and
Baraska, $80 for both (650)579-0933
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
AWESOME
YARD SALE
AUG 16-17
8am-4pm
1537 Locust St.,
San Mateo
Lots of boys toddler clothes and
toys. Items for home, womens
clothing, jewelry, sports trading
cards, CDs, DVDs, books.
And lots more!
HUGE GARAGE SALE
SATURDAY ONLY
8am to 3pm
1680 Marlborough Rd
Hillsborough
GARAGE SALES
ESTATE SALES
Make money, make room!
List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
sale, yard sale, rummage
sale, clearance sale, or
whatever sale you have...
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500 readers
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
335 Garden Equipment
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
(650)208-5598
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $79
(415)971-7555
345 Medical Equipment
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
(415)410-5937
WALKER WITH basket $30. Invacare
Excellent condition (650)622-6695
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
(650)834-2583
WHEEL CHAIR, heavy duty, wide, excel-
lent condition. $99.(650)704-7025
379 Open Houses
OPEN HOUSE
LISTINGS
List your Open House
in the Daily Journal.
Reach over 76,500
potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200
380 Real Estate Services
HOMES & PROPERTIES
The San Mateo Daily Journals
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,
in Clean & Quiet Bldgs and Great
Neighborhoods Views, Patio/Balcony,
Carport, Storage, Pool. No Sur-
charges. No Pets, No Smoking, No
Section 8. Rented!
470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660
470 Rooms
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
Dont lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journals
Auto Classifieds.
Just $42!
Well run it
til you sell it!
Reach 76,500 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
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CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.
DODGE 99 Van, Good Condition,
$2,800 OBO (650)481-5296
HONDA 96 LX SD Parts Car, all power,
complete, runs. $1000 OBO, Jimmie
Cassey (650)271-1056 or
(650)481-5296 - Joe Fusilier
MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
625 Classic Cars
FORD 63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
630 Trucks & SUVs
DODGE 01 DURANGO, V-8 SUV, 1
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,
(650)364-1374
FORD E150 VAN, 2007, 56k miles, al-
most perfect! $12,000 (650)591-8062
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
1973 FXE Harley Shovel Head 1400cc
stroked & balanced motor. Runs perfect.
Low milage, $6,600 Call (650)369-8013
BMW 03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
650-995-0003
HARLEY DAVIDSON 04 Heritage Soft
Tail ONLY 5,400 miles. $11,000. Call
(650)342-6342.
MOTORCYCLE GLOVES - Excellent
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
(650)223-7187
MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS sales,
with mounting hardware $35.
(650)670-2888
650 RVs
COLEMAN LARAMIE pop-up camper,
Excellent Condition, $2750. Call
(415)515-6072
670 Auto Service
YAO'S AUTO SERVICES
(650)598-2801
Oil Change Special $24.99
most cars
San Carlos Smog Check
(650)593-8200
Cash special $26.75 plus cert.
96 & newer
1098 El Camino Real San Carlos
670 Auto Parts
AUTO REFRIGERATION gauges. R12
and R132 new, professional quality $50.
(650)591-6283
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
(415)999-4947
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
(650)583-5208
SHOP MANUALS for GM Suv's
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
SNOW CHAIN cables made by Shur
Grip - brand new-never used. In the
original case. $25 650-654-9252.
SNOW CHAINS metal cambell brand
never used 2 sets multi sizes $20 each
obo (650)591-6842
USED BIG O 4 tires, All Terrain
245/70R16, $180 (650)579-0933
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
Cabinetry
FOR YOUR CABINET NEEDS
" TRUST EXPERIENCE"
FOCAL POINT KITCHENS & BATH
Modular & Custom cabinets
Over 30 Years in Business !
1222 So. El Camino Real
San Mateo
(650)345-0355
www.focalpointkitchens.com
Contractors
MENA PLASTERING
Interior and Exterior
Lath and Plaster/Stucco
All kinds of textures
35+ years experience
(415)420-6362
CA Lic #625577
Concrete
ASP CONCRETE
LANDSCAPING
All kinds of Concrete
Retaining Wall Tree Service
Roofing Fencing
New Lawns
Free Estimates
(650)544-1435 (650)834-4495
Concrete
by Greenstarr
Rambo
Concrete
Works
Walkways
Driveways
Patios
Colored
Aggregate
Block Walls
Retaining walls
Stamped Concrete
Ornamental concrete
Swimming pool removal
Tom 650.834.2365
Licensed Bonded and Insured
www.yardboss.net
Since 1985 License # 752250
Construction
Construction
MOE
CONSTRUCTION
Remodels- Kitchen,
Bath, New
Foundation - Driveway,
Concrete, Paver Stones
Retaining Wall - Rocks,
Blocks, Brick Walls
Licensed and Insured
Free Estimates
(415)215-8899
DEVOE
CONSTRUCTION
Kitchen & Bath
Remodeling
Belmont/Castro Valley, CA
(650) 318-3993
LEMUS CONSTRUCTION
(650)271-3955
Dry Rot Decks Fences
Handyman Painting
Bath Remodels & much more
Based in N. Peninsula
Free Estimates ... Lic# 913461
OSULLIVAN
CONSTRUCTION
New Construction,
Remodeling,
Kitchen/Bathrooms,
Decks/ Fences
(650)589-0372
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
REMODELING
Chad Heeley
(650)892-8300
David Blum
(650)207-3559
Lic#676437
Decks & Fences
MARSH FENCE
& DECK CO.
State License #377047
Licensed Insured Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
(650)571-1500
VICTOR FENCES
and House Painting
Interior Exterior
Power Washing
Driveways Sidewalks Gutters
FREE ESTIMATES
(650)583-1270
or (650) 296-8089
Lic #106767
Draperies
MARLAS DRAPERIES
& ALTERATIONS
Custom made drapes & pillows
Alterations for men & women
Free Estimates
(650)703-6112
(650)389-6290
2140A S. El Camino, SM
Accounting
ALAN CECCHI EA
Tax Preparation
& Representation
Bookkkeeping - Accounting
Phone 650-245-7645
alancecchi@yahoo .com
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650-322-9288
for all your electrical needs
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For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Troubleshooting,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
INSIDE OUT
ELECTRIC INC
Service Upgrades
Remodels / Repairs
The tradesman you will
trust and recommend
Lic# 808182
(650)515-1123
Gardening
KEEP YOUR LAWN
LOOKING GREEN
Time to Aerate your lawn
We also do seed/sod of lawns
Spring planting
Sprinklers and irrigation
Pressure washing
Call Robert
STERLING GARDENS
650-703-3831 Lic #751832
Flooring
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FLAMINGOS FLOORING
CARPET
VINYL
LAMINATE
TILE
HARDWOOD
650-655-6600
Housecleaning
CONSUELOS HOUSE
CLEANING & WINDOWS
Bi-Weekly/Once a Month,
Moving In & Out
28 yrs. in Business
Free Estimates, 15% off First Visit
(650)278-0157
Lic#1211534
Gutters
O.K.S RAINGUTTER
New Rain Gutter, Down Spouts,
Gutter Cleaning & Screening,
Gutter & Roof Inspections
Friendly Service
CA Lic# 794353/Bonded
CALL TODAY
(650)556-9780
Handy Help
CONTRERAS HANDYMAN
SERVICES
Fences Decks
Concrete Work Arbors
We can do any job big or small
Free Estimates
(650)288-9225
(650)350-9968
contrerashandy12@yahoo.com
DISCOUNT HANDYMAN
& PLUMBING
Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling,
Tile Installation,
Door & Window Installation
Priced for You! Call John
(650)296-0568
Free Estimates
Lic.#834170
HONEST HANDYMAN
Remodeling, Plumbing.
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
Maintenance,
New Construction
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766
(650)740-8602
Hardwood Floors
KO-AM
HARDWOOD FLOORING
Hardwood & Laminate
Installation & Repair
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Call 24/7 for Free Estimate
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Hauling
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Hauling
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by Greenstarr
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Landscaping
Moving
BAY AREA
RELOCATION SERVICES
Specializing In:
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Professional, Friendly, Careful
Peeninsula Personal mover
(650)248-6343
Fully Lic & Bonded Cal-T190632
Painting
CORDERO PAINTING
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Lic # 35740 Insured
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References
Commercial Residential
Interior and Exterior
Fully Insured Lic. 770844
(415)806-1091
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Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates
(650)368-8861
Lic #514269
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A+ Member BBB Since 1975
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Residential & Commercial
Classic Brushwork, Matching, Stain-
ing, Varnishing, Cabinet Finishing
Wall Effects, Murals, More!
(415)971-8763
Lic. #479564
Plumbing
MEYER PLUMBING SUPPLY
Toilets, Sinks, Vanities,
Faucets, Water heaters,
Whirlpools and more!
Wholesale Pricing &
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2030 S Delaware St
San Mateo
650-350-1960
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Roofing
NATES
LANDSCAPING
Roof Maintaince Raingutters Water
proofing coating Repairing
Experieced
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Free Estimates
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Lic# 973081
Screens
DONT SHARE
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Old Fashion Workmanship
New & Repair
Pick up, delivery & installation
(650)591-7010
301 Old County Rd. San Carlos
since 1957
Tree Service
Hillside Tree
Service
LOCALLY OWNED
Family Owned Since 2000
Trimming Pruning
Shaping
Large Removal
Stump Grinding
Free
Estimates
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The Daily Journal
to get 10% off
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Tile
CUBIAS TILE
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Decks Bathrooms
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Call Mario Cubias for Free Estimates
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Lic.# 955492
Window Washing
Windows
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taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contrac-
tors State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their li-
cense number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800-
321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State Li-
cense Board.
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&
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Junk metal removal
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Attorneys
INJURY
LAWYER
LOWER FEES
San Mateo Since 1976
650-366-5800
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BANKRUPTCY
Chapter 7 &13
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650-259-9200
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Cemetery
LASTING
IMPRESSIONS
ARE OUR FIRST
PRIORITY
Cypress Lawn
1370 El Camino Real
Colma
(650)755-0580
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Clothing
$5 CHARLEY'S
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low prices, large selection.
450 W. San Bruno Ave.
San Bruno
(650)771-6564
Dental Services
ALBORZI, DDS, MDS, INC.
$500 OFF INVISALIGN TREATMENT
a clear alternative to braces even for
patients who have
been told that they were not invisalign
candidates
235 N SAN MATEO DR #300,
SAN MATEO
(650)342-4171
MILLBRAE SMILE CENTER
Valerie de Leon, DDS
Implant, Cosmetic and
Family Dentistry
Spanish and Tagalog Spoken
(650)697-9000
15 El Camino Real,
MILLBRAE, CA
RUSSO DENTAL CARE
Dental Implants
Free Consultation& Panoramic
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1101 El Camino RL ,San Bruno
(650)583-2273
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Food
ALOFT SFO
invites you to mix & mingle at
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Friday, August 15th
from 7pm till midnight!
Live DJs and specialty cocktails at W
XYZ bar to start your weekend!
401 East Millbrae Ave. Millbrae
(650)443-5500
CROWNE PLAZA
Foster City-San Mateo
The Clubhouse Bistro
Wedding, Event &
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(650) 295-6123
1221 Chess Drive Foster City
Hwy 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit
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Happy Hour 4-6 M-F
Steelhead Brewing Co.
333 California Dr.
Burlingame
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Food
GRILL & VINE
Try Grill & Vines
new Summer menu with
2 for 1 entre specials
every Saturday in August!
1 Old Bayshore, Millbrae
(650)872-8141
JACKS
RESTAURANT
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
1050 Admiral Ct., #A
San Bruno
(650)589-2222
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PANCHO VILLA
TAQUERIA
Because Flavor Still Matters
365 B Street
San Mateo
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PRIME STEAKS
SUPERB VALUE
BASHAMICHI
Steak & Seafood
1390 El Camino Real
Millbrae
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RESTAURANT & BAR
Lunch Dinner Wknd Breakfast
OPEN EVERYDAY
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742 Polhemus Rd. San Mateo
HI 92 De Anza Blvd. Exit
(650)372-0888
SEAFOOD FOR SALE
FRESH OFF THE BOAT
(650) 726-5727
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1 Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay
Oyster Point Marina
95 Harbor Master Rd..
South San Francisco
Financial
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Furniture
Bedroom Express
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2833 El Camino Real
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184 El Camino Real
So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221
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STOOLS*BAR*DINETTES
(650)591-3900
Tons of Furniture to match
your lifestyle
Peninsula Showroom:
930 El Camino Real, San Carlos
Ask us about our
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Guns
PENINSULA GUNS
(650) 588-8886
Handguns.Shotguns.Rifles
Tactical and
Hunting Accessories
Buy.Sell.Trade
360 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Health & Medical
BACK, LEG PAIN OR
NUMBNESS?
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Spinal Decompression
Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.
650-231-4754
177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
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IMPLANTS
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Call Millbrae Dental
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650-583-5880
EYE EXAMINATIONS
579-7774
1159 Broadway
Burlingame
Dr. Andrew Soss
OD, FAAO
www.Dr-AndrewSoss.net
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& CAREER COLLEGE
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Housing
CALIFORNIA
MENTOR
We are looking for quality
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with developmental
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desire to open your
home and make a
difference, attend an
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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.
www.MentorsWanted.com
Insurance
AANTHEM BLUE
CROSS
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Eric L. Barrett,
CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF
President
Barrett Insurance Services
(650)513-5690
CA. Insurance License #0737226
Insurance
AFFORDABLE
HEALTH INSURANCE
Personal & Professional Service
JOHN LANGRIDGE
(650) 854-8963
Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing
CA License 0C60215
a Diamond Certified Company
Jewelers
KUPFER JEWELRY
est. 1979
We Buy Coins, Jewelry, Watches,
Platinum, Diamonds.
Expert fine watch & jewelry repair.
Deal with experts.
1211 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame
www.kupferjewelry.com
(650) 347-7007
LOST RING?
Professional
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In sand, grass or water
Serving Peninsula & Bay Area.
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at (800) 214-8534 or
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Legal Services
LEGAL
DOCUMENTS PLUS
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preparation: Divorce,
Pre-Nup, Adoption, Living Trust,
Conservatorship, Probate,
Notary Public. Response to
Lawsuits: Credit Card
Issues, Breach of Contract
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Registered & Bonded
(650)574-2087
legaldocumentsplus.com
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
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REVERSE MORTGAGE
Are you age 62+ & own your
home?
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650-453-3244
Carol Bertocchini, CPA
Marketing
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ACUHEALTH
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$55 per Hour
Open 7 days, 10 am -10 pm
633 Veterans Blvd., #C
Redwood City
(650)556-9888
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10 am - 10 pm
1115 California Dr. Burlingame
(650)389-2468
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667 El Camino Real, Redwood City
(650)363-8806
7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm
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Foot & Body Massage
9:30 am - 9:30 pm, 7 days
1141 California Dr (& Broadway)
Burlingame.
(650) 558-8188
HEALING MASSAGE
Newly remodeled
New Masseuses every two
weeks
$50/Hr. Special
2305-A Carlos St.,
Moss Beach
(Cash Only)
OSETRA WELLNESS
MASSAGE THERAPY
Prenatal, Reiki, Energy
$20 OFF your First Treatment
(not valid with other promotions)
(650)212-2966
1730 S. Amphlett Blvd. #206
San Mateo
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Pet Services
CATS, DOGS,
POCKET PETS
Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital
Free New Client Exam
(650) 325-5671
www.midpen.com
Open Nights & Weekends
Real Estate Loans
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
650-348-7191
Wachter Investments, Inc.
Real Estate Broker #746683
Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System ID #348268
CA Bureau of Real Estate
Retirement
Independent Living, Assisted Liv-
ing, and Memory Care. full time R.N.
Please call us at (650)742-9150 to
schedule a tour, to pursue your life-
long dream.
Marymount Greenhills
Retirement Center
1201 Broadway
Millbrae, Ca 94030
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Schools
HILLSIDE CHRISTIAN
ACADEMY
Where every child is a gift from God
K-8
High Academic Standards
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South San Francisco
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Seniors
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24-hour Assisted Living Care
located in Burlingame
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Short Term Stays
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Hospice Care
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1818 Gilbreth Rd., Ste 127
Burlingame
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GROUP
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Family Owned & Operated
Since 1939
1495 Laurel St. SAN CARLOS
CST#100209-10
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By Mohammed Daraghem
and Tia Goldenberg
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CAIRO Israel and Hamas agreed to
extend a temporary cease-re for ve days,
Egyptian and Palestinian officials
announced Wednesday, permitting the sides
to continue to negotiate a substantive deal
to end the war in Gaza.
Yet even as the extension was announced
just minutes before a previous truce was set
to expire at midnight, violence spiked,
with Palestinian militants ring ve rock-
ets at Israel and Israel targeting sites across
the Gaza Strip in response. It was not clear
if the ghting was isolated or might shatter
the truce.
Egypts foreign ministry and the head of
the Palestinian negotiating team
announced the extension, which began at
midnight local time. A spokesman for
Israels prime minister had no immediate
comment.
The cease-fire extension is meant to
grant both sides additional time to nego-
tiate a longer-term truce and a roadmap for
the coastal territory.
We have agreed on a cease-re for ve
days, said Azzam al-Ahmad, the head of the
Palestinian delegation to the Cairo talks.
He noted that there had been signicant
progress but that disagreements remained
over the wording regarding security
arrangements, reconstruction efforts for the
Gaza Strip and the permissible shing area.
The lull in violence had been a welcome
reprieve for Israelis and Palestinians living
in Gaza. During the temporary cease-re,
Israel halted military operations in the war-
battered coastal territory and Gaza militants
stopped ring rockets, aside from the ones
late Wednesday.
The two sides were considering an
Egyptian proposal that partially addresses
their demands, but deep differences have
kept the deal in doubt.
Hamas is seeking an end to a crippling
blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt in
2007. The blockade has greatly limited the
movement of Palestinians in and out of the
territory of 1.8 million people. It has also
restricted the ow of goods into Gaza and
blocked virtually all exports.
Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce
REUTERS
Fatah ofcial and delegation leader Azzam al-Ahmad talks to journalists about a new
agreement to extend a truce for ve more days, outside a hotel in Cairo, Egypt.